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* All virtual for now! *

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Hi! My name is Ian Leinbaugh and I am a guitar instructor at Creative Music Instruction in Carrboro.

Combining over 10 years of teaching experience with degrees in music and anthropology from UNC Chapel Hill, I take a personalized, holistic approach in guiding students to maximize their musical abilities. I teach all genres and styles, improvisation techniques, songwriting, music theory, and general music appreciation to students of all ages and skill levels.

I am also available for introductory bass guitar and ukulele lessons.

Lessons are offered in 30, 45, and 60 minute blocks for $120, $180, and $240 per month, respectively. For more information, and to set up lessons, please feel free to check out more info on Creative Music Instruction here, or just get in touch!

You can also read some very kind words from a few of my students below :

“Ian Leinbaugh is a virtuoso guitarist and a born teacher. He has helped me tremendously, and each lesson is a pleasure.” - Walter B.


"In the five years I've taken guitar with Ian, I have learned so much! He is encouraging and a great teacher. I look forward to my lessons." - Laura B.


"Ian's not only been an excellent guitar teacher for our son, he's also inspired and positively influenced him as a person. Thank you." - Jane B

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