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Yoel Genin

Electric Guitar, Lead Guitar, Audition Prep from Berklee Alumni, Acoustic Guitar, Rock Guitar, Metal Guitar, Music Theory, Composition, Improvisation
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Electric guitar player, composer and arranger (HAGO, Distorted Harmony), Berklee graduate Yoel Genin is known for blending musical styles such as Jazz, Fusion, Progressive Metal and Middle Eastern music.

Born and raised in Israel, Yoel started his musical endeavors through learning the piano, drums, and then guitar. As a young musician he already conquered the big stages of his home country in various festivals and also performed in Europe. He recorded albums with Progresive Metal band Soul Enema, and Rock band Between Falls.

Yoel’s hunger to expand his knowledge and led him to the famous Berklee College of Music, where he won the Tad Dameron and Alex Ulanowski awards in composition, and studied music towards the challenging and prestigious Bachelor Degree in Jazz Composition.

Since then Yoel has performed and arranged for world-class artists Tigran Hamasyan, Antonio Serrano and Carmen Lundy. As part of the Berklee Indian ensemble, he arranged and performed with some of the biggest Indian artists such as Raghu Dixit, Vijay Parkash and Shankar Mahadevan, in the US and India. Lately Yoel was chosen to join the Prog-Metal band Distorted Harmony, which is touring world-wide and working on their 3rd album.

Yoel has also been a music educator for over 12 years, as he taught guitar and music theory to hundreds of students.

Nowadays Yoel is the official guitarist of Prog-Metal band Distorted Harmony, and leading his own group HAGO -  their debut self titled album has gained a lot of attention and amazing reviews in the Prog-Metal world. He is also performing and recording with various artists worldwide, such as Dashina, ARP and Anakdota, and endorsed by the unique OD guitars.

Every music student has different needs, every student has different goals. Yoel's teaching envolves a deep understanding of these  in order to customize the lessons, make each student reach their goals, in a personal and unique learning experience.

With 12 years of experience teaching guitar and music theory, Yoel has lesson plans for students at any level, and any age. From beginner to professional, from 5 to 105!


Reviews of lessons with Yoel Genin

Knowledgeable and patient. Understands where I'm at and what I need to do next to improve toward my goals. Friendly and breaks down concepts that are difficult for me so I understand them. Applies just the right amount of theory so I'm not overwhelmed yet I'm beginning to understand how everything works together. Very pleased and looking forward to more lessons.
Verified Student
January 17th, 2019
Yoel is a fantastic teacher! I am learning a lot, and I very much value these lessons. With Yoel's help, I am on my way to becoming a better musician.
Keith Tu, Verified Student
October 28th, 2018
A very polite and patient guy. Yoel can explain without confusing technical terms and yet by the end of the lesson i understood the technical terms. He is more interested in hearing me play than showing me what he can do unlike many other teachers ive seen that will simply show their riffs for an hour.
Anthony Lucas, Verified Student
April 18th, 2018
My first lesson with Yoel was amazing! He is a musical genius. I learned a lot in a short time. Definitely looking forward to the next lesson.
Keith Tu, Verified Student
September 27th, 2018
Yoel is doing a fantastic job. My schedule is not easy to accommodate, but he makes it work. Already planning to schedule many more lessons this summer. I recommend him highly.
Danny, Verified Student
February 23rd, 2018
Nice guy, clear instruction.
Aaron, Verified Student
April 26th, 2018
Yoel is an excellent teacher, he is clear and full of helpful knowledge.
Danny, Verified Student
February 8th, 2018
AJ, Verified Student
January 30th, 2018
Yoel was professional; well spoken and kind. My first lesson and he made it very comfortable and stress free.
Danny King, Verified Student
January 4th, 2018
The teacher was really good, introduced himself and then gave me tips on how to improve doing exercises. Also he was very polite and kind. I'll recommend this teacher to anyone!
Konrad, Verified Student
December 29th, 2017
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