Private Guitar tutoring lessons Ben Lomond, CA.

100% guarantee. Private Guitar instruction for kids and adults. Classes designed for beginners or advanced guitarists. Book a teacher now.

“Today is my opportunity to practice guitar.”

Popular Guitar Teachers in Ben Lomond, CA

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Neil K.

12 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Arts (Music - Jazz Studies) from San Jose State university
  • Teaching since 2000
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Neil K.

12 Reviews
Book Now
Private Guitar Teacher

I've been teaching guitar for the past 15 years. I help students find their unique musical voice through the study of songs and techniques they are interested in. For younger students I also use the Hal Leonard guitar method books to learn music reading. As students advance we switch to William Levitt's Modern method for guitar for jazz students, or Christopher Parkening's classical guitar method for fingerstyle players. Students should be able to play chords to their favorite tunes within 6 weeks. I teach to inspire passion for music. If you love music it makes it fun to practice. When you practice it makes music fun!

About Neil

I am a Jazz Guitarist / Composer / Arranger / and Band Leader and teacher who has been working in the greater San Francisco Bay area for the past 20 years. Originally from the East Coast and Chicago I arrived in California in 1992. I hold a Master's Degree in music from San Jose State University wh

Recent Reviews
Regina(Eun Young) S.
great
Walt O.
Neil is great to work with, easy going & customs the lesson to your needs.
Sharon
Neil is a fantastic teacher and musician. He's taught all three of my kids for 7 years and he's adapted to all the various types of music they've wanted to learn over the years. I highly recommend him.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Davis W.

San Jose, CA
Starting at $75
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Davis W.

Book Now
Private Guitar Teacher

I can make learning the guitar fun and relaxing. Prevent bad playing habits before they start and get up and playing songs you love way faster than those who try to learn on their own. 20+ years of experience in all styles with 6+ years of teaching experience.

About Davis

I can make learning the guitar fun and relaxing for kids and adults. Prevent bad playing habits before they start and start playing songs you love way faster than those who try to learn on their own. 20+ years of experience in all styles with 6+ years of teaching experience.

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Ahmad G.

177 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Awarded Rank #1 in the Slash Guitar Center competition. from Slash/ Guitar Center
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Ahmad G.

177 Reviews
Book Now
Private Guitar Teacher

I'm Ahmad a very enthusiastic musician. I started out teaching myself guitar at the age of 12. I moved to the U.S. in 2001 and studied music for 15 years receiving my B.M. and M.M in music and audio production at San Francisco State University. I then moved to Los Angeles then studied and trained with John Mayer, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, George Lynch and many others. I have performed hundreds of concerts in the U.S. as well in Europe and the Middle East with Artists such as Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica, Guns N Roses, Michael Angelo Batio, Ratt, Sammy Hagar, Dokken and many others. I ranked #1 in the Slash Guitar Center competition. I was in the "list of top 5 guitar players ever" according to The Examiner, also picked as one of the best guitarists of 2013 and 2014 consecutively in the Rockwell UnScene magazine, and ranked 3rd in the Steve Vai Sam Ash Best in Shred competition.

I find a student's strengths and weaknesses using various ways to encourage each student. I am very patient, ...

About Ahmad

I'm Ahmad a very enthusiastic musician. I started out teaching myself guitar at the age of 12. I moved to the U.S. in 2001 and studied music for 15 years receiving my B.M. & M.M in music and audio production at San Francisco State University. I then moved to Los Angeles then studied and trained wit

Recent Reviews
James
Ahmad does a Solid Job. My 11 year old son likes coming to hangout and play. I make this a priority for him.
Terry
Ahmad is so amazing and great!. He is very flexible, can schedule classes via email and is totally approachable. I am learning a ton already.
Marc
Recently, I joined an 18 piece jazz band as their guitarist before realizing I was in way over my head. The speed and complexity of the chord changes were bit too much for me even though I have been playing at home for some 40 years and now I'm in my 50s. Freaking out and not wanting to be a quitter, I decided to ask for the best jazz guitar instructor in Seattle so that I could learn whatever I could in two months (our first gig.) I was told that Ahmad would be a great match for me. I sent him an email and received a response the same evening with the days and times that he could fit me into his schedule. What a relief, I thought, and began to relax.

Sitting down with Ahmad, I realized how much I didn't know about music theory and the guitar fret board and decided to begin lessons twice per week. It's been just over a month now I cannot believe how much sense music theory and the guitar fret board makes to me right now. Ahmad has really laid it out a good foundation so that I can see how everything fits together like never before. Ahmad not only understands jazz guitar, but he also knows how to teach according to the way a person learns. Recently, the stress of playing with a big jazz band has gone away.

After talking with several other students of Ahmad who were waiting for their lessons to begin, I learned that he was a really great instructor for all sorts of guitar lessons. And everyone seemed very pleased. I've have been to other guitar instructors in the past and I will highly rate Ahmad for jazz guitar, a solid 5 stars.

Meet Online Guitar Teachers Serving Ben Lomond, CA

Hissael R.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 to 37
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile

Hissael R.

2 Reviews
Book Now
Online Guitar Teacher

We will learn proper technique, timing, and reading music.

About Hissael

I have been teaching and tutoring students for 6 years now. I teach math and guitar. The thing I love most about my teaching isn't the end result of a student's passing report card or a student's accomplishment of learning a difficult musical piece. It is the effort that takes place between the stu

Recent Reviews
Ed S.
Hissael is cool. We enjoyed his instruction and is very flexible.
Francisco
Taking classes with Hissael was a great experience. He was very patient and we improved our level in just 4 classes.
Highly recommended.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Payton K.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Jazz Performance: Guitar from The New School
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 10 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Payton K.

6 Reviews
Book Now
Online Guitar Teacher

Experienced teacher of 5 years able to teach all levels of experience. I am a graduate of The New School of Jazz and Contemporary music. While at the New School I studied with some of the masters including Reggie Workman, Billy Harper, Jane Ira Bloom, Matt Wilson, Dave Glasser, Peter Bernstein, Vic Juris and many others. Additionally, I was a tutor for three years in every subject so I know their curriculum back to front. I am available to teach Ear training, Sight Reading, Improvisation, Music Theory, Rhythm, Arranging, Composition, Music Appreciation, Guitar doubling on bass and much more. I am able to teach all music styles. I also play French Horn and bass at a high level. I love teaching and helping students on their own musical paths. I am looking forward to meeting you!

About Payton

Payton is an guitarist, French hornist, composer, and educator living in Brooklyn, NY. Payton’s music is rooted in everything from jazz, rock, classical, and pop. Along with his unique combination of influences, his music is focused around expressing specific emotions and feelings through compositi

Recent Reviews
Jay V.
Very professional my son really like the class
Nick
Payton has done a great job helping me grasp the material. He knows how to pinpoint what is giving you trouble and how to effectively solve it. Overall my playing has greatly improved since taking lessons with him and I would highly recommend.
Marie
Payton is a fantastic musician and guitar instructor. He is able to teach any type of music from beginner to advanced. He is fun to take lessons with and very helpful with any problems you may come across. I have improved tremendously since taking lessons from him. He also can help with composition, theory and ear training. I would highly recommend him!
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Jon S.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Jon S.

19 Reviews
Book Now
Online Guitar Teacher

I work with the student to develop a curriculum based on their musical interests and my own teaching pedagogy. I strongly feel that for young musicians to own their education, they must have a say in what they play. Assigning method books and mindless etudes to practice doesn't have nearly the same effect asking them "Ok, what kind of music do YOU like? What do you want to PLAY? What do you want to LEARN?".

I believe that students learn best when they are invested in a subject, and the best way to get them invested is to individually get to know each one, speak to them on their level, and get them playing music they're interested in.

About Jon

I'm a professional performer, educator, and recording artist. I received my Masters in Music from New Mexico State University, and my BA and BME from the College of Wooster in Ohio. Students can expect to improve their technique and performing repertoire within a matter of weeks. We will collabo

Recent Reviews
Abby
My experience with Jon is pleasant and effective. His knowledge and patience creates a fun atmosphere that is both challenging and inspiring. He clearly loves to teach and I am lucky to learn from him.
Nosa
Jon was wonderful! He gave me some great tips and even provided some material in helping me build
My guitar skills. He was great at listening and giving me a well thought out answers to my questions. I highly recommend it this teacher!
Dave
Jon is great! Initially I was concerned he was using a lot of the time assessing, but his suggestions were SO pertinent that I now appreciate that he spent a lot of time upfront to know me, my goals and my current level. I can tell his advice will be fruitful!

A Better Way to Learn

Expert Teachers

Top rated instructors guide you in every step of your journey

Personalized Lessons

Your style, your pace. Customized lessons designed for you

100% Guaranteed

Try a lesson. If you're not satisfied we'll refund your unused balance

Connect Locally or Online

Local Lessons

No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing guitar teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

Online Lessons

Is your dream guitar teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Ben Lomond, CA

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Ben Lomond is $65. 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.
30 min
$39 average
45 min
$51 average
60 min
$65 average

How It Works

Here's why 2 million people a month use TakeLessons

Match

Find your perfect guitar teacher in under 3 minutes. Need help finding the right teacher? Call our friendly student counselors at 877-231-8505877-231-8505.

Meet

Your instructor will motivate, support, and inspire you. Meet up with your teacher in person or connect with them online anywhere around the world!

Master

Each guitar lesson is customized to help you grow. Learn faster and easier than ever with personal attention from an expert instructor.

Educating the World

310
Lifelong learning subjects offered
6,483
Amazing, inspiring, supportive teachers
2,045,044
People that use our platform each month
3,004,877
Lessons given around the world

Why TakeLessons?

  • Easy and Hassle-Free
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Background Checked Teachers
  • Over 3 Million Lessons Given

Hear From TakeLessons Guitar Students

Over the past 12 years, we've given over 3,000,000 lessons to happy customers around the world.

Profile_235197_pi_A7781_HZREP_0362
"Looking forward to additional lessons"
Nupe
Took Guitar lessons from Matt M.
Profile_226467_pi_LA%20take%20lessons%20profile%20pic
"Very skilled instructor, who’s extremely knowledgable and easy to understand for the average beginner. 10/10 would recommend."
Samuel Baumley
Took Guitar lessons from Logan A.
Profile_89227_pi_Aims%20Picture
"I really liked the Instructor"
.
Took Guitar lessons from Karney S.
Profile_69900_pi_James%20Walsh%20plays
"I have taken one lesson so far with James, with many more to come hopefully. James has been nothing but motivational to get my guitar and singing to the next level. It seems he truly wants to see each and every one of his students succeed and believes that if we tell ourselves that we're the best, that we might just become the best. I am extremely optimistic that my playing is going to dramatically improve from James' lessons as after only one lesson I have learned more than I have self teaching myself over the past year!

I am really looking forward to my next lesson...James is great to work with. Very personable, and a very nice guy. Can't wait till Tuesday!"
Brent
Took Guitar lessons from James W.
Profile_195445_pi_IMG_0866
"My wife and i have been taking guitar classes from Ahmad for couple months now. I've always wanted to play a musical instrument but thought it was too late in my life to pick up one. So one day my wife looked up guitar lessons in the By Area and Ahmad showed up with amazing reviews.

I took a private lesson from Ahmad and rest is history. Taking guitar lessons as a couple can be very rewarding. Ahmad is very patient, knowledgeable and passionate about guitar. He took his time with my wife and made sure we were on the same page before we moved on. Either you are a true beginner like us or a professional, you will learn so much from Ahmad."
Peter
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
Profile_151870_pi_img-1643
"Steve is an exellent instructor. Easy going and brings a beginner like me to ease and motivated. Look forward to my next class!"
Fredrick
Took Guitar lessons from Steven S.
Profile_82267_pi_12038082_10153637809397604_8704649215703054492_n
"Lars has a gift of teaching guitar. Actually, I think he loves playing and sharing that love of music with others and it shows. He instructs my 5 year old (who has the music bug). Lars has a unique way of teaching him and keeping him wanting to learn more. One example, of many, is as he teaches my son new cords and rhythms he plays music with him. While my son does rhythm he does a riff. The effect is that my son calls it "band practice." It's amazing to how Lars has made it fun and made him want to practice. Lars also always take time to show me what to work on with my son during the week. You rock Lars!"
Bryan
Took Guitar lessons from Lars N.
Profile_122227_pi_thumbnail
"Really enjoy the lessons as I am always learning new concepts, but would like to see us maybe continue practicing the same song for a longer period of time as new songs get introduced almost every other lesson. Overall, I have a great experience every weekend and look forward to each session!"
Bryan
Took Guitar lessons from Jimmy N.
Profile_205073_pi_Joe%20and%20Chrissy%20Wedding-0159
"camera and sound was nice, no glitches, deserves a 6 star. very nice to students, gets the lesson through, always on time."
Marvin
Took Guitar lessons from Joe S.
214109_275778_29837
"Rick is great! My third grade son learns so much every week with some of his favorite music. We highly recommend him."
Laura
Took Guitar lessons from Rick T.
View More
View Less

Popular Guitar Articles from our Blog

Playing the Guitar: A New Approach to Practicing

Do you view practicing your instrument like a chore? For some students, a simple shift in the way you look at practicing can change your whole experience. Read on for one helpful strategy from Fort Collins, CO teacher Jim H.:     My father was a guitar teacher and as a child, I often went with him to his lessons. I learned about different teaching techniques while watching my dad instruct his students. Over the years, I have incorporated some of my father’s teaching styles along wit …

By Suzy S.