Looking for Guitar Lessons in Greensboro NC?
Hi, I’m Andy Lemaire, a guitar teacher in Greensboro, North Carolina. I teach guitar lessons to students aged 8 and up, with ability ranging from complete beginners to advanced students. I have 11 years of experience teaching guitar, and I've played for 22 years.
Core beliefs of my teaching philosophy:
- The ultimate goal is to cultivate enthusiasm and love for the guitar in the student. Learning and playing the guitar should be fun.
- Learning happens best in a peaceful environment, free of anxiety and pressure.
- Lessons should be relevant to the type of music the student is passionate about.
- Concepts should build on one another in a progressive, logical way.
Are you a beginner?
I have plenty of experience working with beginners of all ages. I don’t waste time doing boring exercises from method books. Starting in the first lesson, we begin working on learning real songs and the most practical techniques. The focus is on working out the mechanics of playing. Most beginners are able to strum through a simple song by the end of their first lesson.
Been playing awhile?
For intermediate/advanced students, my first priority is to evaluate what needs to be done to take their playing to the next level. I determine which techniques need to be adjusted and developed, and which areas of theoretical understanding are missing. I then put together a program where we develop these areas of playing while examining their use in the student's preferred musical style.
With all students, things that I specialize in are:
- Creating a thoughtful, planned, unique teaching approach for each student.
- Developing flowing, tension-free technique
- Analyzing problems the student is having, and creating strategies to fix those problems
If you have any questions, or if you would like to inquire about starting lessons, please contact me.
Testimonial, Barry B.
“What I love about Andy is that he truly takes the individual student’s desire into account when creating lessons. I’ve “played” guitar for 25 years, but never took a lesson until about a year ago with Andy. He assessed my playing, listened to what I thought I wanted to learn, then helped me develop goals for my practice and playing. Andy even learns new songs I want to play and tabs them just for me. I feel fortunate to have found Andy: his studio has a relaxed and friendly environment, he is encouraging, and he keeps me challenged while letting me help choose the direction I go with my playing. You won’t find a better guitar teacher in the Triad area.”
Testimonial, Mendy Y.
“Andy has been working with my daughter for over a year now. She loves going and practices all the time on her own! I think this is because Andy does such a great job of letting the student pick songs of personal interest. Andy’s musical expertise and background attribute to the extensive music theory my daughter is learning. He is a true professional. We couldn’t have picked a better guitar instructor in Greensboro!”
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