Over the years I have taught a number of students from different ages and backgrounds. Below you will find what some of them have to say about guitar lessons.
“Josh is a great guitar instructor. He makes learning guitar simple and enjoyable! The lessons include music theory, playing techniques, correct finger positioning, and other helpful tips. The friendly, calm atmosphere allows for total concentration. I would recommend Josh to anyone looking for guitar lessons.” — Annie Cheney
“Josh is a great guitar instructor who is patient with his students and is very knowledgeable about guitar theory. If you are looking for a guitar teacher, then Josh is the one I would absolutely recommend to anyone.” — Corey Cheney
“Josh is a great guitar teacher. He is very punctual and packs a lot into one lesson. I am learning a lot! He has helped me to really love the guitar.” — David Fine
“Josh’s technical skills and artistic talent combined with his knowledge of music theory blend to make him an excellent instructor. He is able to direct your education via note reading, scales and chord exercises to teach the basics and also provides tips to make chord changes and finger picking easier and fun. You will quickly be having fun playing tunes you know and love with family and friends.” — David Young
“We are thrilled with our son’s progress! He went from the “new instrument sound” to sounding good in just a couple of lessons. We not only value Josh’s guitar skills but we appreciate Josh’s good character as well. Josh Schwisow is a very good guitar player and teacher.” — Debbie Fine
“Josh is an excellent guitar instructor and is pleasant to do business with. Josh’s rates are fair and his work exceeds expectations. My son who is taking lessons learns easily from Josh and his improvement week to week is apparent. I recommend anyone who wants to learn guitar from a true professional to contact Josh today.” — Greg Ertel
“I have been taking lessons from Josh since September, 2011. His teaching style is very relational, and I am very satisfied with the progress made in just a couple months. With over 10 years of experience, I’d recommend him to anyone interested in learning guitar.” — Jack Chapa
“I started guitar lessons with Joshua as a beginner and I am learning quickly. Joshua is a patient teacher and he has tailored the lessons to my pace and learning style.” — Jacob Price
“Josh is an excellent instructor. I am quickly progressing through my first book and now know a large range of chords and notes, all within 8 lessons. He is very patient in his teaching. I enjoy him and highly recommend him for guitar lessons!” — John Powers Jr.
“Josh has been giving guitar lessons to my 11 year old son now for the past year. We are very pleased with Josh and his professional manner. He is a great teacher and is flexible with our schedule. His rates are reasonable and he is always on time. My son has learned a lot from him and is making good progress with the guitar. I would recommend Josh to anyone looking for a great guitar instructor.” — Lisa Richards
“I couldn’t be more pleased with the guitar lessons Josh has been providing my 14 year old daughter. Josh’s skill shines through in his instruction, while he conducts himself in a professionally personable manner. I’m quite impressed with my daughter’s progress.” — Michelle Michieli
“Josh has been teaching classical guitar to my 11 year old daughter for the past year. We were grateful for his professional manner, prompt start time, and clear expectations for the week’s practice for my daughter. She looked forward to the weekly lessons, and she enjoyed playing in the recital. We are so pleased with her progress and would recommend Josh as a guitar teacher.” — Michelle S.
“We were excited to find Josh so soon after we moved to this area. Josh is very patient and professional. Our two boys enjoy playing their guitars more than ever. They have progressed quickly in the six months they have been taking lessons from him. Lessons are no longer a chore, they are always ready to go!” — Michelle Thorson
“I have thoroughly enjoyed taking lessons from Josh. In just two months he has really honed in on the skills I needed most and is helping me progress beyond “just chords”. He is patient, encouraging, and flexible, which I appreciate with my busy schedule. I have already recommended Josh to a friend who has always wanted to learn how to play the guitar.” — Patty McKernan
“Josh Schwisow is a kind and patient guitar teacher. He is gracious and flexible whenever we need to change our regular lesson schedule. I feel that his rates are very reasonable. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend him.” — Robin Melkus
“Josh is giving guitar lessons to my daughter and her friend in a homeschool co-op setting.I am very impressed with Josh at every level (expertise, diplomacy, patience, thoroughness, humor, etc.). He strikes a nice balance of encouragement and matter-of-fact instruction/correction. Josh has been very business-like, yet flexible for our scheduling needs.” — Sandy Ramlet
“Josh is a great teacher for my 8 year old son. He is very reliable, professional, yet a very fun teacher. My son loves his guitar lessons and always looks forward to them. In his words, ‘Mr. Josh is nice, kind, patient and AWESOME!’ I would highly recommend him to anyone.” — Shannon Schossow
“Josh has a true gift for teaching. Within our son’s first few lessons, he has made impressive progress in reading and playing music. Josh is a talented guitarist and we highly value him as our son’s teacher. We recommend him to anyone looking for great instruction!” — Theresa Powers
“As someone who has played with Josh in the past, and learned from him, I can recommend Josh Schwisow as a great music teacher. You will enjoy his style of teaching, whether you are a beginner or have some experience with the guitar. Give him a call today!” — Winslow Robbins