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Popular Classical Guitar Teachers Near Canoga Park

Mike T.

Valley Village, CA
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Gio L.

North Hollywood, CA
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Brian K.

Chatsworth, CA
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Mike T. Valley Village, CA

Beginning Classical Guitar Lessons

About Mike

I attended the Berklee School of Music in Boston, and I have a BA in Music. I am a working pro musician, regularly playing all different kinds of gigs with different bands, as well as solo, and regular gigs on TV. I have taught music lessons, and guitar in particular, for 17 years. I play all styles, but my favorites are Rock, R&B, Country, Rockabilly, and Blues (I also enjoy playing jazz, classical, and other styles as well). My main instruments are guitar (electric and acoustic) and voice, but I play keyboards, bass, mandolin, and drums also.

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I focus on a comprehensive approach, incorporating each student's natural abilities as well as musical interests - whether you want to learn how to play your favorite songs, learn all the skills to play with ...

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Jon B. April 1, 2013
Guitar
Highly recommended: Amazing teacher!

Mike is a patient, supportive and incredibly talented teacher. From music theory to practical application, he's got all the answers... And he makes learning fun!

I took guitar lessons more than ten years ago and found it frustrating and I was terribly uninspired. Recently I took my old guitar out of mothballs and was determined to make some progress on the dang thing. A good friend recommended Mike and I've been taking lessons for nine months with him.

What's great about Mike is that he customizes my lessons. I'm not learning out of a book (which, I could if wanted) but I'm learning the songs that I love and learning the theory behind the chords, too. Then he keeps building on what we just learned. I go home from my hour lessons and play for another two hours because I'm so inspired.

I can't recommend Mike highly enough. He's a gem of a music instructor in the concrete jungle of Los Angeles.
Gio L. North Hollywood, CA

Basic classical guitar technique, right hand finger-picking technique, left hand posture, fretboard reading

About Gio

Hello there this is Gio L.

I'm a professional guitarist, performer, composer, instructor, international clinician, webinarist, with 20 years or professional experience in music education & live performances. I was Raised in the coastal city of Bari, Italy, I've picked up my first guitar at the age of 10 and have not stopped playing music ever since.

My training as a musician has taken me all over the world starting from Italy to a Mediterranean tour, to a Cruise Liner in Brazil to Hollywood CA,. I came to Los Angeles to attend the Musician Institute (Hollywood, CA) where I've graduated with honors from the Guitar Institute of Technology, there I had the pleasure to work as a tutor during my scholarship program. I'm an active musician, music is my life. ...

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Patrick H. February 26, 2014
Guitar
I recommend Gio for anyone wishing to study the guitar

I have taken lessons from Gio for 8 years. It included reading music, jazz harmony, pick technique, timing, and left hand technique. It has been a very rewarding experience.
He has help me understand the mechanics of technique and how to practice.
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F M. February 26, 2014
Guitar
Verified Student
Excellent!

I've taken music lessons (piano, guitar, drums) for years and have been in school for many years... point is, I know what makes a great teacher... passion for their trade, genuine interest in the student learning, and (in my case) exceptional patience. Gio scores a "10" in all aspects of the student/teacher experience.
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kelly C. February 26, 2014
Guitar
Look no further

I have taken lessons with Gio for over 10 years now. Gio is knowledgable and highly skilled in many areas of guitar. Not only does he have a command of the instrument, but he has a great understanding of musical theory as well. I have learned much and continue to broaden my knowledge of the instrument. I highly recommend Gio as a guitar teacher. Plus the italian accent is great.
Brian K. Chatsworth, CA

It is an individual lesson (one one one) for one hour on a weekly basis.

About Brian

Brian K. is an active performer/teacher in San Fernando Valley areas in Southern California since 1997 and is currently a Professor of Music teaching beginning guitar class at Hollywood High School and classical guitar classes at Los Angeles City College

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You need the following items : metronome, guitar tuner, footstool, music stand, 2 chairs on the lesson day.

Boghrat S.

Tarzana, CA
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Cesar M.

Granada Hills, CA
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Jon R.

Van Nuys, CA
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Boghrat S. Tarzana, CA

Classical & Guitar lessons By Boghrat I have been teaching over 42 years Technical charts sightread, chords,created over 30 studies and many original pieces which I offer to different levels. My teaching method is very creative and works toward student's different levels starting beginners to advance.

About Boghrat

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was born on March 25 in Tehran. He started sketching on scrap paper at the young age of seven and continued drawing and sketching exclusively for seven years. At the age of 14 he taught himself to paint using water colors and oil paints. As his drawing and painting skills improved, he realized that it was his "destiny to be an artist". During this time he sensed that music was an additional part of his destiny. He began to play Classical Guitar. His natural gift as a musician coupled with his talent as an artist led him to take lessons at an Art Conservatory in Teheran. While learning at the conservatory, he soon attracted his own students and began teaching art. With five years of experience both studying and teaching, Boghrat greatly increased the depth and ...

Cesar M. Granada Hills, CA

Teach the complete methods of Matteo Carcassi, Mauro Giuliani, Segovia Scales, and music from the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Post Romantic, 20th Century, and Contemporary.

About Cesar

I teach all styles of guitar (Classical, Flamenco, Latin, Jazz, Blues, and Popular styles). I have over 30 years teaching experience and hold Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral degrees from California State University-Northridge, California Institute of the Arts, and the University of California,Santa Barbara.

I have done extensive post-doctoral study in Paris, Avignon, Toulouse, and Metz, France and Montréal,Québec. I am fluent is Spanish, Italian, and French, and hold associate degrees in Italian and French from Los Angeles Pierce College.

I am an active composer, arranger, band leader, performer, recording artist, and producer. I also teach Composition, Theory, Orchestration-Arranging, Musicianship, and Music History and Appreciation.

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Mohammad E. July 22, 2014
Flamenco Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
I am very glad that I am taking lessons with Cesar. He is very friendly and masterful and generously goes beyond the set time. I highly recommend him. Thanks Cesar.
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Jon R. Van Nuys, CA

Music has been a part of my life since I was very young. I fully understand and empathize with the fact that not everyone learns at the same pace, or even in the same way. With that being said, I try and see things from the students perspective, and teach in a variety of differing ways to better recognize what works best for that particular individual.

About Jon

Hello and welcome! I'm Jon, a 23 year old who just moved to Los Angeles from Boston. I recently graduated from Berklee College of Music '13, as a Professional Musician with guitar as my principle instrument. I have been playing for 10+years and have studied with over 25 different teachers (including Greg Howe, Joe Stump, etc.), so I know what does and doesn't work with students. From Progressive Rock, to Blues, to Jazz, Classical and odd meter Fusion, I have a versatile pallet of styles and genre's to teach and introduce you to. Within only a few lessons, I promise to have you on the way to being the player you only dream of. Between tapping, (hybrid, economy, sweep, and alternative) picking, obscure chord variations/ inversions, and more, there is something for every ...

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