A Guitar Teacher in Philadelphia With Experience
David Joel: A guitar teacher in Philadelphia with experience
If you are looking for a guitar teacher in Philadelphia look no further than David Joel. The David Joel Guitar Studio is where students old and young, beginner or experienced can go to learn or master their skills. David has an unequivocal way of teaching and he understands the importance that each student is unique and learns at different paces.
His students, past and present, praise him and his efforts to teach in the best way possible for you to learn:
“This is the guy you want to take lessons with if you are seriously committed to music and are willing to work hard to get where you want to go.”
“He gave me the confidence I needed to believe that I can play the guitar and to inspire me to continue learning.”
“You can get a Berklee quality education in Northeast Philly; that is hard to beat.”
“I grew as a person foremost and then became a musician.”
Philadelphia born and raised, David Joel began playing guitar at nine years old. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree from the esteemed Berklee College of Music and a Master’s Degree from New England Conservatory, both in Boston. He moved on to become an instructor at Berklee. David’s music travels have included Japan, Europe and throughout the Boston and Washington DC areas.
David has 43 years of experience as a performer, composer and over 30 years as an instructor. He is able to teach a wide variety of musical styles. He will take you in any direction you want to go musically, but he won’t compromise on the academic side of learning. David believes in teaching his students music theory before he delves into chords and notes. He wants you to understand why you are playing what you are playing and how to find the chords and progress to the next chord. Knowing how to read music will bring you to a level of guitar playing that you didn’t know you had in you.
David’s basic teaching philosophy is to provide his students with essential fundamentals that are given to them on a level, which they can understand, apply and make their own. His essential fundamentals of teaching include technique, the ability to ready music in standard musical notation, learning songs and solo pieces. He believes in the importance on teaching his students in a thorough and methodical way that the student can make sense of. This enables them to improve on a steady and gradual basis. David respects each student and their level of ability and understanding.
Guitar Lessons in Philadelphia are easy when David Joel is there to help guide you. He teaches on a one on one basis so that each student can learn in a way that suites them, at their own pace. If you want to learn to play the guitar, come to the David Joel Guitar Studio and let David help you unleash your full playing potential.