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Popular Guitar Teachers Near San Bernardino

Milton J.

Corona, CA
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Christopher M.

Rancho Cucamonga, CA
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William B.

Riverside, CA
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Milton J. Corona, CA

I've been teaching guitar for over three years. I've previously been a part of two bands during my formative years and recently have been a session guitar player for four upcoming indie rock, alternative, and R&B/Soul albums.
For children and beginners, I use the Mel Bay publication Children's Guitar Chord Book as well as Hal Leonard's Guitar Method series. I also apply basic music theory that includes learning the Circle of Fifths and basic reading of sheet music.

For intermediate guitar players, I utilize the Hal Leonard Guitar Method series to teach Power Chord Formation and Delivery, Fingerpicking, Pentatonic Scales, Reading Tabulature, and tackling some of classic rock and jazz's favorite tunes.

For guitar lessons at my studio, I leverage Guitar Pro to project and display tabs and play-alongs with ease. For in-home lessons, I use the software for select lessons as we begin song selection and play-alongs.

I can't wait to rock out with you as you find your inner ...

About Milton

Music is the means to create a portal into our souls, so that we may see each other for who and what we are, not merely as what we do. I want to help foster those young, middle-aged, and not-as-young how to tap into their own soul portals through music so that they may find others' as well. I believe that in order to entertain others with your voice or your instrument playing, one must first be able to entertain oneself - all the while having fun doing it! As a recent graduate of the University of California, Davis with a double major in Music History & Ethnomusicology and African-American & African Studies; a former co-host of the popular hip-hop radio show ATF Radio: All Things Fresh on KDVS 90.3 FM; a former Music Director of The Afterglow of UC Davis; and a current Vocal ...

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Carrie S. August 2, 2014
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Wonderful instructor! Milton has a great attitude and is a joy to be around. My son loves learning from him and we are very thankful for finding such a patient, creative and skilled instructor. Student's Review - Milton is an exciting and fun guitar teacher. He has exceeded expectations and made otherwise bland lessons interesting and fun. He is always quippy and easy to be around. Having him as an instructor has made me grow to love the guitar even more.
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Brittany P. February 25, 2014
Singing
Verified Student
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Milton is a great teacher! He explains everything, teaches you theory and proper techniques. He is down to earth and makes you feel comfortable. He pushes you out of your comfort zone, but in a good way so that you can grow as a singer. I am very glad I chose to take lessons with him!
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Karey K. February 19, 2014
Singing
Verified Student
singing

Milton has done wonders with my daughter. I definatly recomend him and appreciate everything he has tought her. Thank you!
Christopher M. Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Learn the style of music you want to learn and become the guitar player you've always wanted to be!

About Christopher

My name is Chris and I am a professional guitar player. I have been teaching sense 2008 now and sharing the joy of music with others has become a passion of mine.
I started playing the piano at the age of five, the trumpet at nine and the guitar at thirteen. Over the years I have also learned to play the drums, bass, harmonica as well as how to sing. I studied at L.A. Music Academy as well as Musicians Institute. I am currently in two bands and putting together a third. I do session work for other artists and have played the National Anthem for a profession football team.

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When taking lessons from me there are many things my students can expect. First and most importantly it will be fun! Music is supposed to be fun and expressive so why make it boring and ...

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Tim P. July 1, 2014
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
A wonderful experience, Chris is great. He keeps the lessons fun and exciting, knows how to connect to you. Enjoying every moment!
Thank you
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Truman March 4, 2014
Guitar
Verified Student
Christopher

Christopher is awesome. You can tell Chris is passionate about the guitar. This all comes out during his lessons. He keeps the lessons fun and exciting. If your in for a wonderful experience, I would choose this guy. AWSOME, AWSOME and AWSOME. pretty much sums it up.
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scottc May 26, 2012
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If your looking to be ther best musician you can be, then I highly recommend this instructor!!! Christopher will cover everything from the basics and beyond and make sure you understand it as well.What are you waiting for?
William B. Riverside, CA

Take guitar lessons with me and you will be playing easy songs within a month. You'll also learn how to play common chord shapes, guitar riffs, and solos. More advanced students will work on extended techniques like harmonics, bends and finger tapping.

About William

I am a guitarist, composer and teacher specializing in classical guitar and Latin American music. I have loved music for all of my life and my primary expression of that love is playing guitar. I currently teach private guitar lessons, lecture at San Bernardino Valley College and work as a freelance performer in the Inland Empire and greater Los Angeles area.

I began my study of music at the age of thirteen when I taught myself how to play folk, rock and blues guitar. Though, to be honest, I didn't just teach myself. I had many friends who played guitar who would show me songs or correct mistakes in the songs I had learned from the internet. I remember thinking that music had a special ability to bring people together, and I became determined to understand what exactly it was that ...

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Trisha B. October 26, 2014
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
My grand daughter feels so comfortable with William. She loves going to her lessons
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Roxy May 14, 2014
William was fun to take ear training from he seem to really enjoy teaching which is awsome God Bless him
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Seth May 14, 2014
Extremely helpful, informative, and overall Great feedback. 5 stars for sure

Rock J.

Rialto, CA
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Sean B.

San Bernardino, CA
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Erik L.

San Bernardino, CA
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Rock J. Rialto, CA

Able to teach all open position chords and notated music, mostly in the classical style. Focus/emphasis on note-reading, first position (open through fourth frets), technique (especially clarity of tone).

About Rock

I'm a piano player with over a decade of experience, and have been teaching lessons for around eight years or so. I graduated with honors from California State University, San Bernardino, in 2008, with degrees in both Music Education and Music Composition.I have an affinity for Central and Eastern European Piano music and I currently play two Sundays a month at Spirit of Hope Church in San Bernardino. My teaching style runs the gamut of the piano repertoire -- from classical to broadway to jazz to the commercial music arena -- and my teaching revolves around the importance of notation and the printed page.I was originally a guitar player and have taught guitar to students as well, again, placing great emphasis on notated music, as it's far easier to move from the printed page to ...

Sean B. San Bernardino, CA

About Sean

Hello!

My name is Sean B. I teach all styles of guitar. I mainly focus on the general basics of the guitar while exploring different styles that utilize those techniques. Each lesson is tailored to each student's level and needs.

I have an Associates of Arts in Music from Mt. San Jacinto Community College and I'm currently in the process of obtaining my Bachelors of Arts in Music Performance with an emphasis in classical guitar from Cal State San Bernardino.

I look forward in meeting you,
Sean

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Robert D. July 2, 2014
Acoustic Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Sean is always on time for the lessons and is very polite. He is very knowledgeable about playing guitar and guides you through the lessons.
Erik L. San Bernardino, CA

This is my second year teaching guitar alongside my mentor, William Beuche at San Bernardino Valley College. My lessons will be tailored to your specific needs and will be goal oriented. You will be able to play simplistic songs and chord progressions within the first month of taking lessons with me. More advanced students will work on more advanced techniques such as artificial harmonics, classical tremolo picking, and tapping.

About Erik

Hello, my name is Erik L. I have been playing guitar for 10 years now. I am currently close to getting my AA is music from San Bernardino Valley college and then I plan on transferring to Cal State to continue and get my BA with a focus on Conducting and Classical guitar. I am the (SI) Supplementary instructor for guitar at San Bernardino Valley college and I assist William Beuche with the guitar classes. I play many different styles including Classical, Flamenco, Jazz, Rock/hardrock, and blues. The lessons you get from me will be tailored to the style you want to learn and I will strongly reinforce the fundamentals of guitar technique every lesson. I also teach voice as well so if your interested in singing and playing we can tackle that to! I love music in all of it's forms and try ...

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