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Rhonda S.

45 Reviews
Hayward, CA
Starting at $30
  • Minor from California State University, Hayward
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1994
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Rhonda S.

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I've been teaching guitar to students of all experience levels and ages for 20 years. I structure lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of basic musicianship. I typically use Hal Leonard Guitar Method for those students who want to learn to read music.

About Rhonda

I have always had a love for music. From all the music trivia games my family won't play with me, to my large collection of records, cassettes, and CDs - I am hooked! I made my solo performance debut at age 7 by singing "It's A Small World" acapella in a school talent show. At age 9 I started

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Changwei H.
nice.
Devon H.
Rhonda is great with my son, who has trouble focusing. She makes the lessons fun and I can tell he is learning.
Justin O.
fantastic and lovely teacher.

Chris B.

Alameda, CA
Starting at $67
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chris B.

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I am currently only accepting students taking lessons every week. I will help you learn how to make beautiful music with your acoustic guitar! I focus on proper technique and will have you playing your first song by the end of your first lesson.

About Chris

All of these experiences make her a well rounded and versatile performer and teacher. For her students, she can help them find their unique voice and style,

David W.

19 Reviews
Berkeley, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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David W.

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From Classical to Jazz, and lots of World Music in between.
Guitar was my main instrument until I began playing Bass in bands in 2000. Since then Guitar is still my main 'go-to' for practice at home, teaching music theory, and composition.

About David

Hi there, and thanks for viewing my TakeLessons profile! I am excited to be a part of the team in Berkeley, CA. I started teaching lessons while in music school for Classical Guitar in 1996. From 1998 onwards, I played with a variety of musicians from Africa and Latin America, as well the as gr

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Alec
David is a talented and extremely knowledgable musician. He has a deep love and respect for the music and imparts this love on his students. Always going above and beyond, he gives all of himself in his students, making sure they not only have proper technique, but a strong foundation of knowledge about the tradition of flamenco. He is able to breakdown and explain the complexities of this arcane art form in a way that is accessible to all levels of musicians. I couldn't recommend him more highly!
Aki M.
David is patient and enthusiastic about teaching how to play the guitar. He is also encouraging!
Adam R.
Had a great experience. David is patient, explains things clearly, and really knows his stuff. Definitely recommended.

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Audrey S.

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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Audrey S.

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Hi! My name is Audrey Staffa, I am currently studying at Belmont University in Nashville Tennessee, majoring in Audio Engineering Technology with a minor in music business. I work as a bass session player up there and occasionally guitar. I am currently back home in Austin at the moment.
I know everything from Patsy Cline to Led Zepplin to The Temptations, as well as most pop hits today.

About Audrey

Hi! My name is Audrey, I'm an Austin local . I'm currently studying audio engineering. I've been playing guitar for 7 years and bass for 6 years. I know everything from Johnny Cash to Van Halen to most modern music. I've been in several bands, and also have experience in songwriting.

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Scarlet F.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Bachelor of Education in Music from UNLV School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2017
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Scarlet F.

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Based on the type of lesson you choose, you will learn...
- How to read, sing, and play written music in a variety of styles and genres
- How to accompany yourself on your instrument as you sing
- Short and longer songs/pieces
- The language history of music
- Music history: eras, composers, genres, styles, etc
- What makes music sound a "certain way"
- How to compose your own music
- Effective ways to practice, memorize, and perform music
- Basic to advanced music and techniques
- Basic to advanced music theory

About Scarlet

Fun, effective, and affordable lessons for any age. Hi there, my name is Scarlet! Teaching music is my passion. I currently attend the UNLV School of Music for Music Education. Afterwards I wish to teach music in public schools and in private lessons. I’ve been teaching private lessons since 2017 t

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Michael P.
I recently finished several months taking lessons from Scarlet. I learned sooo much from her! Her style of teaching seems so natural, and the detailed knowledge she has about both the guitar and music is amazing! She is a great teacher! She was very patient with me, and worked hard to tailor the lessons to my learning style. She truly inspires her students to work hard and is very understanding about the balance of life and learning. I would certainly take from her again! She helped me meet my goals of reading music and playing classical guitar which is something I have wanted to do (and tried to do!) for years but had been unsuccessful. She made me successful! Thank you Scarlet!, you are the best!
Sloane
Scarlet has WAY exceed my expectations for my daughter! She is truly extraordinary - she has taught my daughter how to hold her guitar, how to read music better, how to improve her coordination with the guitar + SO much more! Can't wait to see her thrive with such a fantastic teacher! x
Michael P.
I really enjoyed my first lesson with Scarlet. She was so patient with my questions and she took her time to make sure I understood what she was teaching me. She was very encouraging and supportive. I can't wait for the next lesson!

Scott D.

1 Review
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Starting at $29
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1987
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Scott D.

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I have been playing and teaching and performing electric as well as acoustic guitar for 25 years. I am well versed in all styles of guitar playing.

About Scott

Scott D. was born in Arlington Heights, Illinois in 1967. He expressed a keen interest in music at an early age, and subsequently, began his studies with the clarinet, and percussion while performing in the school band. A short time after that, he decided guitar was going to be his instrument of

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Couldnt ask for more

It's easy to say that Scott knows what he's talking about, he has plenty of experience and does a great job breaking things down to a simpler form. I've enjoyed my first month's classes and look forward to gaining a repertoire with him.

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Albany, CA

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Albany is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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Took Guitar lessons from Gavin L.
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"We’ve had a great experience with Brian as our son’s guitar teacher for almost three years. Brian is a patient instructor who has nurtured our son’s interest in music and has helped him to focus on the basics. He has enabled our son to explore the guitar an instrument and to instill an appreciation of how artists play it across genres. As a professional musician, Brian conveys a sense of presence and performance, which has been evident in the periodic recitals hosted for his students. Through the recitals, and the prep sessions for them, our son has learned to play both classical pieces and contemporary songs with a notable degree of poise and self-confidence."
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Took Guitar lessons from Brian C.
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"Greg was a fantastic teacher! He is very knowledgable and has a wonderful teaching style. His teaching style made learning the guitar easy to comprehend and fun. I truly recommend Greg for a beginner or someone who has played a lot. Greg truly is great!"
Tyler
Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Rob is the best guitar teacher! He works with you on your level and makes it fun and challenging!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Rob R.
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"Mark has been a great instructor for my 12 year old son who just started learning to play the guitar this year. Mark has done a great job of building good techniques for the guitar and reading music and also is great at giving good goals to work toward. My son is always looking forward to his next lesson."
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Took Guitar lessons from Mark F.
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"Very patient and caring. Great communication. James is great instructor, very knowledgeable about music and patient enough to crawl, walk or run through whatever help you need."
Dillon
Took Guitar lessons from James S.
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"Great teacher and does well with teaching children."
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Took Guitar lessons from Steven S.
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"We saw Neguine's profile and my daughter thought she would be a great fit. We were looking for new guitar teacher and were hoping to find a female one. Neguine's profile fit perfectly except one thing, location. The distance was not ideal but we thought we would give it a try and we have been happy that we did. Doing a later time in the evening helped with the drive and my daughter feels that Neguine will be a great teacher. Her background in music and interest in song writing were added bonuses for us. She has already been more helpful that our past instructor. She was quick to note that the strings on my daughter's guitar were not right for her and suggested a restringing that has made it much easier for my daughter to play. We have been very happy with the lessons. My daughter is 16 and has had lessons in the past but is still very new to the guitar. Neguine has been very supporting and encouraging. My daughter likes her."
Mary
Took Guitar lessons from Neguine N.
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