Re: [acoustic-91] Acoustic guitar lessons

From: EW
Sent on: Friday, November 14, 2008 9:39 PM

In reference to your lessons, what happens if I'm not happy with my sessions, my issue with private lessons is that I don't really know what I'm getting into and I don't have any gaurantees of anything.  Also, you say you barter, what do you barter for?



--- On Mon, 9/15/08, Christopher Hawley <[address removed]> wrote:

> From: Christopher Hawley <[address removed]>
> Subject: Re: [acoustic-91] Acoustic guitar lessons
> To: [address removed]
> Date: Monday, September 15, 2008, 5:25 PM
> Hi,
> I'm pretty new to this meetup, having met Bre when I
> was playing at Topanga Days Festival in May.  I thought I
> would respond to the post about guitar lessons.  New
> students usually contact me through a referral from a
> current student or from hearing me.  I am by no means trying
> to solicit this group for business...I'm not quite sure
> about meetup etiquitte, but I encourage you check out the
> links below if you like live music.  I'm playing out in
> LA at least a few times a week.  I'd love to share that
> with you!
> I offer private and group guitar lessons either at my place
> in Venice Beach or your place.  There is parking here for
> you too!  I charge $35 for a 45 minute lesson here, more
> depending on where you live if at your place, and group
> rates are available.  I also work with the barter system,
> and I can work with folks who are on a tight budget.  All
> ages and skill levels can be addressed, and I specialize in
> beginners, fingerstyle, slide guitar, and getting your
> fingers around bar chords.   
> I have been playing for over 20 years, all styles beginning
> with classical training, and teaching for over 15.  I teach
> other things as well.  You contact some of my students for a
> referral, or just email me back or call with any questions. 
> Thanks and hope to keep in touch
>  Christopher[masked]
> www.christopherhawle­
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Ebo <[address removed]>
> To: [address removed]
> Sent: Sunday, August 31,[masked]:45:29 PM
> Subject: [acoustic-91] Acoustic guitar lessons
> Hi,
> Looking 4 guitar lessons.  I'm new to this meetup, but
> was wondering if anyone knows of any reasonably priced
> beginner adult guitar lessons offered in L.A.?  I was taking
> lessons in NY (http://www.nycgui...­) before I
> moved here for a few months and stopped once I moved here
> because I couldn't really find anything comparable
> (reasonably priced, and in a school where you progress in
> classes by levels).  They offered adult classes in the
> evening at every conceivable level.  They had 5 max students
> in the classes and classes were offered once a week for an
> hour, very warm, very friendly, very welcoming for beginners
> and pros alike.  You pay for each level, which was about 10
> 1 hour classes for $250 when I was taking them, but now the
> price is up to $319.  Anyhow, I'm looking for something
> comparable in L.A.  I'm not interested in private
> lessons, mostly because they can be pricey, but also because
> they don't offer the satisfactory guarantees, the
> professionalism and security that come with dealing with an
> institution/business­.
> Does anyone know of any comparable classes out here?  I
> would greatly appreciate your help!
> Thanks!
> Ebo(ny)
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