"I've learned that there are many great guitar players out there but very few guitar players who can teach. I have found this to be the greatest truth in my journey to learn how to play guitar. Bilgehan has a plan for getting you to be the player you want to be” - MICHAEL F.
“It is very rare to find a teacher equally skilled in classical, jazz, rock, and pop. During my weekly lessons for 6 years, we studied everything from Francisco Tarrega to Guns N' Roses" - RAYMOND W.
“I improved more in six weeks working with him than I had in the past six months trying to learn on my own. He is the guitar player you need to study if you need to break out of a rut” - CRAIG M.
“He uses a variety of teaching methods to keep things interesting and makes sure to push you past your comfort zone. Beyond his excellent teaching abilities he always exudes a passion for his art, which is always encouraging and inspiring.” - JESSAMIN Y.
“My guitar playing has improved more over the past 8 months than it had during the previous 8 years. Bil is indisputably one of the best guitar players on the planet right now based on his versatility and he is just as good of an instructor!” - WILLIAM B.
“Two years ago I couldn’t find all six strings and now I’m playing with a band! My experience has been excellent!” - BILL W.
“His methodical approach to not only guitar playing, but also music theory, cleverly disguised in relaxed weekly lessons, has provided me with better preparation than any class or lesson really ever has. Bil Gahan is,simply put, a fantastic teacher, and one of the main reasons that I find myself "stuck" in this city. I'm simply worried I won't find a teacher like him anywhere else!” - PETE K. (Student - Berklee College of Music)
"He helped me a lot in giving my songs structure and musical basis while at the same time teaching me new things that I can built upon” - SAMUEL R.
"I've been Bilgehan's student for two years and I'm still as excited for my next lesson as I was for the first. His enthusiasm and love for the guitar comes through in every session. He does an excellent job of combining the essentials with his student's interests” - BRAD B.
“I started taking lessons five months ago and I could not be happier with my improvement. I look forward to every lesson and I can only imagine where I will be in another five months!” - MICHAEL M.
“My focus has been on classical guitar playing, and Bil's lessons, encompassing new music, theory and composition, have always been challenging, stimulating and fun!" - RICH K.
“After the first few lessons with him I had improved more than I had in the previous seven months of playing. Now I am playing better than I ever thought I could in such a short period of time”- BEN H.
“I’ve been to Berklee and graduated but afterwards I still felt lost. Bil took what seemed impossible at Berklee and brought everything together for me. I now play with confidence and I rock!” - CHIP W.(Alumni - Berklee College of Music)
“He is a truly dedicated teacher who puts a lot of thought and effort into his teaching methods with tremendous knowledge about all sorts of different guitar styles” - MICHAEL S.
“Bilgehan is the unique combination of a masterful guitar player and an extraordinary teacher. His obvious passion and enthusiasm for both playing and teaching are truly contagious and make the lessons one of the highlights of my week. His musical knowledge and expertise and ability to clearly explain are remarkable!” - GEORGE G.
“A guitar virtuoso in many styles – classical, jazz, blues, rock – Gahan is a perceptive and skilled teacher who has a plan for every student’s success, no matter the stylistic bent or the student’s eperience level is” - JOSH W.
“My lessons with Bil not only made me a much better guitar player, but a much better musician with a greater appreciation and understanding of music”- GREG B..
“I’ve made more progress in the last three months with Bil than I had for the previous three years. His lessons are instructive yet fun. I leave every week wanting to playe even more” - YI Z.
“By the end of the lesson I am reinvigorated, energized, and thanking Bil for an exciting lesson and thinking I can’t wait to get home to plug in my guitar and try out some more of the stuff of this stuff” - DAVID S.
“It is difficult to find a good teacher and I feel I have been blessed with an excellent one in Mr.Gahan” - GINNY P.
“His scope of observation is wide enough to catch nuances of your playing habits that, when tweaked can open doors to new levels of technizue and expression” - JONATHAN K. (Guitarist - The Battleships)
"His character, patience, generosity and knowledge shine through in each lesson and inspire each of us to be our best. It is an honor to play with him each week!” - ROBB M.
"After a year studying with him, it is obvious Bil is not just a brilliant musician; he is also a brilliant teacher, a fairly unique combination” - PATRICK K.
“I am a Berklee alumni and Bil is the best teacher I’ve studied with. He is very professional in the way he prepares his lessons and is also and encouraging and creative teacher and musican” - ARNOLDO L. (Alumni - Berklee College of Music)
“Since I play all over States, everyone asks me how long I’ve been playing and they don’t believe me when I tell them only 5 years. They think I’ve been playing for half my life and are shocked when I tell them otherwise. I just tell them ‘my teacher is nasty as hell better than Clapton snd Slash!” - ZACK S.(Guitarist - Death of Paris)
“I think taking Bil’s lessons was one of the best decisions in my life. I can’t say it any more plainly than that. I don’t really feel like I’ve had any plateau at all since we started”- GREG O.
“Bil change me from a complete beginner to a decent guitar player in a year. He’s helped me tremendously with both technical skills and theory and has been a great help in writing my own music. He’s an amazing teacher!” - PAUL C.
"The lessons with Bil has been fantastic! I learned more in 5 months than I did in 5 years of teaching myself. My confidence level has risen dramatically” - SCOTT F.
“He has great patience and works at developing your ability to play. He’s got it and inspires you to want to do it professionally”- DEEP C. (Solo Artisit)
“Bil has been the single most important factor in my musical development. He has taken the time to make me feel comfortable, and be able to perform as best as I can!” -JASON B.
“He has and incredible knowledge of music and guitar but he knows how to tone it down so that as a student you don’t get bored, overwhelmed of frustrated.” - COLEMAN D.
"He has a great way with teaching that makes the hard easy and fun. I progressed and accomplished more than I could have dreamed in only 5 months” - JENNIFER H.
"After our first lesson I know he was the right teacher for me. He is very enthusiastic and passionate about teaching” - RAJESH S.
“Within a few weeks of lessons with Bil, I had realized I was given a toolbox with a thousand more possiblities than I had ever found on my own.” - EUGENE G.
“My lessons with Bil was very valuable and fun. I studied everything about classsical guitar. It was quite a journey” - HEE SUNG L.
"He's patient, insightful and can always offer a new approach when you find yourself struggling to learn something new, whether it's an aspect of music theory or a tricky riff” - DAVID K.
“I took lessons from Bilgehan for 6 years. He keeps the lessons fun and adds interesting and enjoyable social commentary" - DAVID J.
“I do enjoy having him as a teacher, and I as well as many of my friends around me have been pleasantly surprised with the rapid progress that he has instilled in only 5 months. I am glad to be hisstudent"- WALTER L.
"In my experience it is rare to find people, from any field, that can practice their art or profession, and be very good at it, and also be able to communicate it to anyone. Bil is such a person.” - SAM P.
“Aside from his obvious mastery of a diverse array of styles, Bil is a brilliantly effective teacher. Blending theory and technique into every class, he eventually had me wailing on jimi solos whereas 12 open bars previously only gave me the willies" - DAVID B.
“Aside from his own techincal mastery of the guitar, any of his students can attest to his superior ability to teach, to simplify things, to relate concepts and to drive student’s interest despite the seeming complexity of some of the material” - JASON O.
“I had 5 guitar teachers and Bil is definitely the most pedagogical of them. I would highly recommend lessons with thim to anybody!” - NICHOLAS B.
“I highly recommend Bilgehan to any parent who is looking for a serious guitar instructor for their child. As well as being an excellent teacher, Bil is trustworthy and reliable which is very important to me as a parent. It has been a pleasure to have him teach my daughter” - LANI L.
“For any beginner, I highly recommend going to lessons with Bilgehan as a teacher. Week by week I continue to see my fundamentals improve by learning guitar through Bilgehans step-by-step approach.” - MICHAEL O.
“Bil had changed the way I look at the guitar. he helped me to think of it more as my voice that just a guitar. The lessons were fantastic!” - CASEY I.
“Bilgehan knows what's he's talking about when it comes to playing the guitar and is able to effectively communicate that to students. He makes playing the guitar fun and easy!" - JON G.