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Christopher H.

Guitar/Music Theory Lessons

Guitar/Music Theory Lessons

$60/hour

  • Teaneck, NJ 07666

About Christopher


Bio

I am Chris Hanson, a 28 year-old guitarist and teacher living in the Bergen County Area. I am offering guitar and music-theory lessons to your home.

I have over 12 years of teaching experience and have taught over 200 students representing all age groups in that time. I began playing at age 8 and began teaching at age 16. I attended The Music Conservatory at SUNY Purchase College and have a degree in classical guitar performance. My musical background consists of a wide variety of styles...

I am Chris Hanson, a 28 year-old guitarist and teacher living in the Bergen County Area. I am offering guitar and music-theory lessons to your home.

I have over 12 years of teaching experience and have taught over 200 students representing all age groups in that time. I began playing at age 8 and began teaching at age 16. I attended The Music Conservatory at SUNY Purchase College and have a degree in classical guitar performance. My musical background consists of a wide variety of styles including (but not limited to) popular music, folk, rock, blues, jazz and classical. I currently play with several bands as well as perform solo acoustic shows publicly and for private events.

I truly love teaching and make a conscious effort to be fully present as each student has different goals, needs, and styles of learning. I am more than happy to respond to emails or texts but would love a phone call where we can simply talk about what you have in mind and see if it's a good fit.

I look forward to hearing from you :)

Sincerely,
Chris

Music is such a varied field. There are so many styles and people interested in learning music can have so many different agendas. As a guitar teacher I feel this is particularly true, as it is such a popular instrument yet used in very versatile ways to across many genres. That said, music itself has a core language, and like language it can be analyzed and understood as well as developed intuitively through experience and feedback. I have a strong understanding of the many skills that go into learning any instrument (Theory, Melody, Harmony, Rhythm, Physics of Sound, Ipmrovisation etc) and I like to bring those abstract concepts full-circle to the practical application of playing an instrument with a specific emphasis on connecting to the "voice" of the guitar...creating a relationship with the instrument.

I was diagnosed ADD/ADHD as a child however at this point in my life I don't consider myself to have any symptoms and am not taking medication. I have a very compassionate and understanding personality and have taught many students with ADD/ADHD throughout the years. Music can particularly be very good for people with ADD/ADHD.

Please feel free to contact me by phone or email with any questions and I will be happy to respond.


Education

SUNY Purchase College
Music Performance

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $60
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Travel policy: Within 25 miles of Teaneck, NJ 07666
  • Lesson cancellation: hours notice required
  • No background check

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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$60/hour

Christopher H.

$60/hour

  • No subscriptions or upfront payments

  • Only pay for the time you need

  • Find the right fit, or your first hour is free

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