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Elias S.

4 Reviews
Costa Mesa, CA
Starting at $55
  • Speaks Portugese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Elias S.

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In teaching lessons, it is my great pleasure to share with students of all ages and skill levels the knowledge that I've gained over 27 years of playing. I firmly believe that anyone can learn anything at any time, given the proper tools!

In our first lesson, we will determine your musical goals and create a realistic path to achieving them. It's my job to help you along this path while keeping things fun.

To maintain focus and week-to-week continuity, I always provide lesson notes to take home. I can also provide recordings of lessons and transcriptions of pieces, if desired.

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About Elias

At 5 years old I was struck by the incredible beauty of Vivaldi's music, and ever since I've been playing violin. I hold a BA from Oberlin College of Arts and Sciences, won a scholarship to the Baroque Performance Institute in 2005 and attended the BPI again in 2006. Apart from teaching, as a profes

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Sara
Elias is the best! Such a knowledge and passion of music. He has been my sons guitar instructor going on 5 months. My son has learned so much and always enjoys and looks forward to his lessons. My son is is not only learning guitar but violin as well from him. Fantastic instructor A+
Joni
I am very impressed with Elias! He listened well, offered helpful suggestions, laughed and was very congenial to work with. We discussed how to hold a bow and, since I have some arthritis in my hands, he was very open to other possible options that might work better for me. Taking lessons from him will be a bright spot in my week. I would recommend him in a heart beat!
Gene
A fun and informative lesson. Looking forward to the next one.
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Zach P.

9 Reviews
Long Beach, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2011
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Zach P.

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I started playing guitar around the age of 8. I've studied with a jazz legend and toured around the US. I teach all skill levels. From music theory, basic concepts, learning songs to advanced techniques. I'm here to help you on your journey to becoming a fantastic guitar player. Together we'll overcome the physical, mental and technical challenges. Are you ready PLAY?!

About Zach

“I have a passion for music and my greatest goal in life is to share that passion one way or another.” Zach P. started his musical journey before he could speak with his father starting his ear-training as a toddler. He’s taught all levels of guitar, piano and voice for several years. H

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Jack
Every minute of my lesson is a great time! Very fun teacher and can't wait for every week for the next lesson. Definitely will continue learning from him for the foreseeable future.
James
zack is a talented musician. he is smart and fun. You will learn so much with him as he knows lots about ableton and music.
James
Zack is smart and knowledgeable. He knows how to troubleshoot problems and has many solutions. He is a fun and patient teacher honest and intelligent and talented .
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Michael M.

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Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • High School Diploma from Faith Lutheran Middle & High School
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Michael M.

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Mincer Guitar Lessons is the best place to get in-person or digital 1-on-1 guitar lessons. Whether it be acoustic, electric, or bass guitar, Michael Mincer will be able to help you grow your love for music, no matter how far along you are in your musical journey! As a guitar player for nearly 10 years and an experienced instructor, Michael thoroughly enjoys the art of music and strives for all to know its capabilities. From just learning chords to one song, to learning aspects of in-depth music theory, Michael is glad to help in any way he can. Feel free to email him at the email provided or message him for further details!

About Michael

Hi there! My name is Michael, and I can't wait to share my gift of music with you. I am an experienced musician of over 10 years, and cannot wait to bring that talent to other people, hopefully starting them on the long and exciting journey through the arts. Though I have only been teaching formally

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Eric L.

41 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Award from Gigmasters
  • Teaching since 1977
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Eric L.

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I've been teaching Acoustic Guitar for 30 years. My students have gone on to play professionally, have their songs on iTunes and teach at the college level. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to identify notes on the neck, start working with open position chords and using those chords to play simple songs. As time goes on you'll be able to play up the neck using movable position chords. (I love teaching this stage. Once the students learns how these chords work and how it saves them time learning, they are always very happy.) I specialize in fingerstyle playing but enjoy pickstyle as well. I typically use Hal Leonard series or Jerry Synder's Guitar Instructor book 1 and 2 to get started. These books cover open position chords, moveable chords, pickstyle, fingerstyle, staff notation reading, bass runs, etc. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Eric

Hi, Welcome to my TL's profile! If you're looking at this site, you're already on your way to becoming an AWESOME musician! Whether this is your first attempt at music lessons or you've been playing for a while and trying to improve your skills, I'm EXCITED about working with you. I am a pr

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Juli
i have zero music experience. eric is patient and thorough.
Ken T.
I have been working with Eric for one year and he is an excellent instructor. He is quite knowledgeable, patient, and friendly. He is detailed oriented and provides lots of tips on improving my playing. He is also very flexible and allows me to select what I would like to work on whether it be new skills or selecting music I wish to learn. I would very highly recommend him as an instructor.
Lois
Eric has taught me a lot in 5 months! He is patient but also corrects my technique which I appreciate. He explains the various skills and techniques making sure that I understand them using efficient fingering. He is also left handed which helps me see the mirror image as I am right handed. Highly recommend him!
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Scott M.

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  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 to 65
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Scott M.

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Hi! I have been playing guitar for over 40 years. I was introduced to guitar by my older brother. He taught me Johnny B. Goode & we would jam for hours. I took some music classes at college but was a business major. Colleges only offered classical guitar & I was not interested in that. I have since studied six years with SF Conservatory graduate & classical guitarist Tim Lawler. Tim helped me learn to read music & develop my teaching skills. Thanks Tim!
I have been teaching for over 25 years, making a living at it for most of that time. I teach group & private lessons. Most of my students are beginners. Many start out as kids & stay until they go to college. I have a lot of teen & adult students also, with many diverse interests from classical, jazz, rock, funk, blues, alt, pop, rap, punk, metal, folk, country, game music, Americana, reggae, bluegrass. I also have those interests. Students are studying with me; we are both learning. I enjoy it as much as they do. I ...

About Scott

Hi! I have been playing guitar for over 40 years. I was introduced to the guitar by my older brother. He taught me Johnny B. Goode and we would jam for hours together. I took some lessons. I started a rock band and would play parties. I joined the high school jazz band. I took some music and t

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Paul R.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Paul R.

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I custom tailor the lesson plan with the student to maximize time spent on his/her priorities and areas of interest. Making suggestions as we go, I allow the student to be involved in the process. Fun and challenging for both of us!

About Paul

Hello! I've been a professional musician playing, recording and teaching in the Los Angeles, CA and currently upstate NY area for over 30 years. I currently play in the Celtic Rock band Penny Whiskey, and was a feature in Guitar Player magazine after taking 2nd place in the North American Rock Guit

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Average Cost of Acoustic Guitar Lessons in Aliso Viejo, CA

The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Aliso Viejo is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"Michael was clearly very experienced. He did a great job of explaining the concepts and specific techniques for the practice exercises. He emailed me clear homework. I am glad to have found him and excited to finally be taking real steps to lear to play the guitar!"
Tracy
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Michael S.
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"Joel was an inspiration. He is very knowledgeable and most important patients"
Jamia
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Joel B.
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"Very patient and encouraging. Simplifies lessons in a way I can understand easily."
Rich
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Kayla is so personable, and truly takes the time to make her students feel encouraged. She teaches on my level, and I’m never afraid to ask for extra guidance, Because of her patience and dedication to the craft, I know I’ll be where I’ve always wanted to be in no time! I’m so glad I found Takelessons, as well as the best teacher."
Kelsey
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kayla K.
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"So great in so many ways. Smart, supportive, flexible, understanding, professional, real smart ( did I mention smart)"
Danny
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Gfire
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"I had some minor experience before meeting with Steve, and he did a really great job of building on my previous experience while really giving me a much better understanding of music and music theory. Highly recommended!"
Pearson
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Stephen O.
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"We found Andrew through another family and started our lessons during quarantine in 2020 and it has been fantastic. I didn't think virtual lessons would work with my 8 year old, but it's gone really well! Andrew is patient and prolific in his music knowledge. My son takes guitar as well as works on some percussion lessons. Andrew works with us to cater to my sons interests and is really great with giving us feedback on his progress. It shows in my sons confidence and playing, we can't wait until our daughter is old enough for lessons. We highly recommend Andrew!"
Gennifer Leong
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrew P.
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"Kyle is a great teacher and has taught me some awesome songs to begin with. Looking forward to continue working with them!"
Justine
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kyle B.
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"I learnt music theory and improvisation with Charles for 4 months in New York.

Charles is highly approachable and extremely knowledgeable. He walks the perfect line between making his students feel comfortable whilst also pushing them to become better in every single session.

I got a solid grasp of the basics of music theory and was able to fully improvise in different scales at the end of the course. The growth I had was tremendous - all thanks to Charles' guidance.

Charles will take the time to fully understand the needs, goals and struggles of his students. He will be there for them inside and outside of class time because he genuinely cares about music and his students becoming better."
Gaurav Jung Pande
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Charles C.
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"Outstanding teacher, highly recommend him, very accomplished player and teaching method"
Gabe DiPaola
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Scott S.
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