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Beginner/Intermediate Guitar Lesson


50 simbi per hour - Virtual OK

Endorsed by Schecter© and Spear Guitars, will share the various techniques and styles I have learned from playing guitar 4 / 20 years as a music composer, performer, producer, studio owner, and recording artist. Acoustic, classical, Spanish, Electric, and bass guitar are all applicable. Can do one-on-one or group sessions depending on what service we can exchange! I dig positive energy, enthusiasm, and reciprocity. Let's share :-D

Training & Qualifications

- 20+ years of Guitar experience
- Endorsed Artist
- World Tours
- Have guitars for use and RENT :-D
- Many styles from acoustic, classical, Spanish, Electric, Tapping, and more.
- * I also do special classes working with effects pedals and electronics in guitar performance and recording!

Availability & Preferences

I prefer evenings and weekends, but I'm happy to work around schedules.

Trading Preference: I’m flexible, just hit me up!

Reviews of Garth

Zoltan provided Hour of Landscaper for Garth
Aug 24, 2016
Garth is very knowledgeable in various fields, he was very helpful and great to work for!!!
Infinite received Hour of Beginner/Intermediate Guitar Lesson from Garth
Jun 12, 2016
Very knowledgeable, great personality!
Charlie received Session of Shamanic Divination from Garth
Jun 08, 2016
I really appreciated how far Garth went to help answer my questions. I have a lot to think about, but I think I already knew what I needed to do anywa...y. Thanks for the insight!show more
Andrew received Session of Vocal and Singing Lessons! from Garth
May 19, 2016
Garth is the man! Super knowledgeable, super welcoming, super friendly. Highly recommended.
Trevor provided Help with Herbology and Plant Medicine for Garth
May 05, 2016
I really enjoyed talking with Garth! He was very knowledgeable about herbs and this was a great exchange of info. All via phone, while he traveled bet...ween cities. I'm going to have to keep this in mind for my next extended period in the car!show more
Monisha received Help with Drums lessons, Guitar, Music Theory from Garth
May 03, 2016
I love learning and growing as an artist as well as a human being. To have a brilliant teacher like yourself to be a part of that journey is what it worth while. I'm indebted to your more
Chelsea received Help with Singing lesson from Garth
Apr 29, 2016
Amazing teacher
Chelsea received Help with Singing lesson from Garth
Apr 20, 2016
Garth was awesome! He's very knowledgeable and helpful. He made it simple to learn, not be embarrassed or shy and even sent me home with tips and to keep working on. I'll definitely keep coming more
Monisha received Help with Drums lessons, Guitar, Music Theory from Garth
Apr 19, 2016
I had so much fun learning. Hes really knowledgeable and really a great teacher. Definitely coming back :)


Monisha Islam wrote a recommendation for Garth Hockersmith
Sep 08, 2016

Garth taught me so much in such a short period of time. Hes truly selfless when it comes to giving and i would recommend him to literally anyone who has an interest in music. His lessons are priceless and thus simbi is a good measurement of worth. I hope we get to meet again soon :)

Trevor Clark wrote a recommendation for Garth Hockersmith
May 23, 2016

Garth is an intelligent and knowledgeably guy. He has a wide skill set ranging from music production to shamanic ceremony. I appreciate how well worded and put together he is when discussing a topic!

Andrew Fredette wrote a recommendation for Garth Hockersmith
May 21, 2016

Garth is the man. Smart and passionate. Rock and roll meets Zen. Highly recommended.

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Garth's requests

Garth is requesting
Hip Hop/Break Dancing
I've had some instruction on dance in the past, and am ready for the next level - someone to help me with the art of movement to funky music! I'd like to start learning Hip Hop or Modern beat dance, as well as break dancing, then move on to ballroom styles.

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Garth is requesting
Peru Travel Partner 2016/17
... someone with much travel experience, light baggage, physical endurance, no drama, a great laugh, a willingness to share expenses, and work as a team to explore places on the back roads and front roads of South America. Partners in crime, adventurists, explorers, and multilingual like myself are encouraged to apply!

We all know "Value" is greater than Money ~
Garth is requesting
Herbology and Plant Medicine
Whether via botany, horticulture, or organic chemistry, or native and cultural understandings of edible, therapeutic, or medicinal plants, I am very interested and learning all that I can!

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About Garth Hockersmith

Years of tenure in the Washington Wine and Hospitality industries, independent and group research on Environmental and Sustainable practices via University of Washington (also in conjunction with many... community partners), in addition to the dense Seattle Music industry have given me a focus on applying knowledge and resources to our local and macro world for positive change. At this point in my (youthful) career, I am exploring all kinds of avenues for learning, building, and helping others, armed with world traveler's knowledge (3 continents), the bookish wisdom of Academia, and energetic passion. I am especially interested in generating ideas for a more Sustainable future for communities to live in, while simultaneously promoting the importance of Art/Musical expression alongside this format of human development. Feel free to contact me with your thoughts and ideas - together, we can create more

Open to other proposals
Garth Hockersmith is looking for:
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  • Adventure
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  • Marketing
  • Translation
  • Language Lessons
  • Graphic Design
  • Video & AV
  • Web/Software Development
  • Website Consulting
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