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in-studio guitar lesson testimonials
"Gallagher's Music- has a diverse selection of guitars and accessories. Robert is very knowledgeable and helpful with purchasing and maintaining your instrument.
Robert Gallagher of Gallagher's Music has been teaching my 6 year old son guitar for just over a year. He is patient and knowledgeable. My son is also learning to read music, music theory and the discipline and diligence it takes to become proficient. Most importantly he is learning to love music and is having fun doing it!"
"Music Lessons At Their Best!" Complete UNDERSTATEMENT! Not only is Rob patient and extremely well versed in guitar training/playing but also extremely caring and thoughtful. I've been going to Gallagher's Music for several years and Rob continues to push my knowledge and skill level further and further. My weekly appointments are never enough and I excitedly look forward to them every week! The environment is completely comforting and the pace is always on the student's terms. Honestly, I can not say enough about the lessons as well as the shop! The shop is always stock full of amazing new and great products at extremely great prices. Forget guitar center... they're a rip off! Not only does Rob try all of his own products that he carries, he only carries the best of the best! I love my appointments and look forward to them after each one has ended! I might be an old dog but Rob has DEFINITELY taught me some new tricks. THANK YOU Rob and Sadie! I feel like the Gallagher's are more friends than a business! Keep up the amazing work! I can't wait for what's next!"
"I have been playing guitar for over 25 years in my spare time. Recently I had an opportunity to join the praise band at church. Robert was able to help focus and improve my playing over the summer. I am now able to accompany a professional band. Robert also introduced me to the Larrivee LSV-11 acoustic guitar which i now proudly own. Robert can fit any person to a guitar that suites their needs and playing level. I am truely blessed to have Robert inspiring me to reach my musical potential. You will find a similar experience at Gallagher's Music, looking for lessons or to purchase new equipment."
"First of all, Robert is a great guitarist - as you can see on his website. He is a great instructor. He is knowledgeable of theory, guitars and music. My guitar is the one that he recommended. He considers the size of the guitar that is best for the player. I don't know much about the guitar but I think what he recommends are all above certain quality because he loves music and he knows the sound. I LOVE my guitar! People who are serious about playing or learning the guitar should visit Gallagher's Music."
"The best guitar instructor I have come across. My 8 year old daughter's skills improved multifold. Thank you Robert!"
--Vinay K. Bhattu
"Robert is a terrific instructor for a number of reasons: I am a 40-year old beginner (yes, you can learn to play at 40!). I have no real musical experience to speak of (grade school trumpet for a couple years, but nothing after that). But I've been a life long music fan (all different kinds) due to the influence of my "hippie" parents.
I found Robert through this ClickForLessons service after I decided to take my interest to the music store and buy a guitar (initially an acoustic, but I recently went "electric" also). I've been taking lessons with Robert since July 2006 and have enjoyed every minute of them.
Robert is a terrific instructor for a number of reasons. He is comfortable and fluent with all forms and styles of music. For me, this makes every lesson very enjoyable because I can explore my different musical interests during my lessons and Robert quickly adapts to this.
On more than one occasion, I have brought a "cool" song to my lesson and Robert used it to emphasize either things I was working on or something new that complimented my lesson plan. He does a great job of breaking techniques and methods down into manageable pieces, helping me match my lessons to the goals I have in learning to play (this is especially important to those of us with many other things competing for our attention).
Robert is very good about listening to me, my musical goals/aspirations and interests, and helping me integrate all of these elements effectively into my lessons and practice sessions. I especially like how Robert adapts his instructional style, approach and material to each individual student. He recognizes that everyone learns in different ways and at different speeds. He is not set in a single approach or method of learning or teaching.
Overall, I find my lessons with Robert are always very informative, challenging, but most importantly, fun! Robert does a great job of making learning fun without being intimidating. I definitely look forward to my lesson time every week, and find I leave his studio eager to "crank up my amp to 11!" the rest of the day (if only I had the time to do so...)!"
"Gallagher's Music has extremely high level of experience instructing for both skilled players and beginers. Best institution for someone who wants to resume learning a guitar for many years. Keep up the great work!"
"Robert is patient and always encouraging. He is able to find something positive to say about my playing even when I feel I have made no progress. That positive reinforcement as well as constructive critiquing makes all the difference. I highly recommend Gallagher's Music to anyone looking for outstanding guitar instruction."
"Robert is a great guitar teacher who really listens to his students. He finds out why they want to play guitar and how they will define success after they've completed their lessons. He then develops a lesson plan to help them achieve their goals. I'd recommend Robert if you're a beginner or even if you are looking to take your guitar playing to the next level."