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William Hartzell

I began playing saxophone at age 11, and added guitar a few years later. From 1984 to 1988, I attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. At Berklee, guitar became my principal instrument. I majored in Commercial Arranging, studying many different composition and writing techniques for all styles of music. During my time at Berklee, I also was introduced to film scoring, jingle writing, and using computers in music.

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Primary Instrument

Guitar

Location

Wilmington, MA

Willing to teach

Beginners

Credentials/Background

Educated at the world-renowned Berklee College of Music, I'm offering private instruction on the guitar for students of any ability, age 8 and up, in the north suburban Boston area. My lessons combine guitar technique with music theory, encouraging students to learn not only how to play guitar, but how to make music. I believe that learning music theory beyond only the guitar allows students to more quickly understand the instrument, and strengthens their ability to learn and play the guitar. Beginners: Learn how to get in tune, get rhythm, find your way around the fretboard, and build your technique on the instrument with basic scales and chords

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