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Steven B.

36 Reviews
Coronado, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Associate - Music from Southwestern
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Steven B.

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The guitar is the most popular instrument in the world. Steven B is one of the best instructors out there. He teaches in students’ homes across the United States as easily as in the Coronado Music Studio. He combines methods of teaching sight reading, playing by ear, and improvisation. He teaches many styles of music, pop, rock as well as ethnic music genres. Teaching all the fundamentals of technique in guitar for correct hand positions, fingering, and position. Strumming, finger picking, hybrid picking, and the C-A-G-E-D formula is taught, depending upon the interest of the student. Steven B may be the only teacher out there who uses his recording studio in producing recordings to assist his guitar students in the learning process. Prepare to learn and have a lot of fun!

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About Steven

Steven B, Instructor PIANO - GUITAR - VOICE For over 25 years, Steven B has been successfully teaching hundreds of students on piano, guitar, and voice. He has over 60,000 hours experience as a teacher, musician, and performer. He teaches all styles, ages and skill levels. Beginners are most cert

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Natalie S.
Awesome!
Nick
A fun and engaging instructor. He obviously enjoys his job. The lesson was practical and easy to apply to a new song right away. Simple and clear lesson plans for practice between sessions.
Steve R.
Steven is an excellent instructor. After the first lesson, my vocal chords were tired but felt like I actually did something! He is extremely well-prepared, explains what he is trying to do, demonstrates the exercises and then offers feedback on your efforts. Top notch instructor!
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Andrew S.

11 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $25
  • Jazz Performance from Mira Costa Community College
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Andrew S.

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I have played many styles growing up but my focus has been Jazz in school. Lessons will be lots of fun because that's what music is all about! I will give you as much information as possible when it comes to learning aspects of guitar and music. We will focus on the music you listen to, and I'll give you music to add to your repeitoire based on what you like. I will teach you all of the things I have learned from teachers and peers over the years that have helped me succeed.

About Andrew

Hello! I have been playing both electric and acoustic guitar for the past 10 years. I've been studying music in college. I received a AA in Jazz performance from Mira Costa College, and a Bachelor's in Jazz Studies from SDSU. I love listening and playing all kinds of music, but I have a focus on

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Shalima
Andrew did a great job with me and was so patient with me. He is amazing at what he does.
Susan
My first lesson with Andrew was great. I feel very comfortable with him and am very excited to get back into playing guitar. Andrew is really friendly, takes his time to explain things in an understandable way, and allows you to explore what works best for you.
Cayden R.
What a great first lesson!
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Rachael F.

San Marcos, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Bachelor's Degree in Contemporary Writing and Production from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rachael F.

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My goal is to inspire students to create and share music that reflects their unique interests and voice, while providing a strong foundation of the fundamentals of music. We will work on theory, sight-reading, ear training, and whatever interests YOU to help you reach your goals.

About Rachael

Hi! My name is Rachael, and I've been teaching piano, drums, guitar, and ukulele throughout San Diego County since 2016. I earned my Bachelor's degree at Berklee College of Music in Boston where I was a piano major with a focus on contemporary writing and production. After graduating in 2012, my wo

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Colleen H.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Colleen H.

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I have been teaching mainly Guitar and Bass Guitar for about 8 years. My lessons are tailored to not only include the foundations needed to become a solid player, but also include the styles and songs you actually want to learn! Every student is different. So, I like to adapt my lessons as much as possible to not only the way each student learns, but also the goals and interests they have. I want to get you to the point that you can play the songs you love as soon as possible and have fun doing it! Whether you are 8 years old, 18 years old or 48 years old, I'd love to teach you!

About Colleen

My music journey began at 10 years old with piano lessons. At 16, I started learning to play guitar and sing as a part of my church worship team. Then in college I decided to study music professionally. My primary focus was Guitar, Bass Guitar and Voice. Since then, my passion instrument has de

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William C.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Awarded Special Commendation For Outstanding Musicianiship from Santa Cruz Jazz Festival
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2018
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William C.

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I want students to excel the fastest they can on guitar. Though I know it is important to let students learn at their own pace, I will never cease to challenge them through difficult pieces or exercises. I will develop plans and keep track of progress so that students and I can stay organized and ensure the learning is fluent. I will direct lessons based on what the student wants to learn most and what genres of music they are interested in. I also change the structure of lessons based on how the student learns. The basics I want students to learn from my lessons are basic chords, fretboard knowledge and music theory, finger-picking styles, pick and strumming techniques, left-hand techniques, and most importantly I want to teach students how to listen. I will train students ears through ear training exercises and songs. I firmly believe the better the student’s ears can get, the better the musician they can be. Besides just teaching songs, I want students to understand the theory, ...

About William

Music has been a big part of my life since I was a child singing in musical theater. My passion for music led me to pursue a music degree at California State University, Sacramento. Throughout my time there I have learned a plethora about pedagogy, theory, musicianship, music history, composing, an

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Oanh C.
We are so happy that we finally found a trained musician to teach my 13 yo son. Now my husband and I are taking lessons from William also. I feel that I finally have found the key to open up my music talent! Lol. William is very dedicated teacher and musician. He is skillful and he knows exactly what his students can do to make progress. Our time with him is very productive. If you want your kids to enjoy learning guitar in an encouraging environment, William is a great instructor. His time is valuable and he makes it worth your time.
John
William is a great teacher so far. He is also a pleasant person and very flexible with schedule and teaching style to meet students' needs.
Christopher C.
My son and husband are taking lessons from William. I am so pleased that we have found a true musician., they seem to learn a lot in a few short lessons. My son starts to teach me guitar. His method makes the lesson easy for me to learn. His enthusiasm makes learning fun and 20 minutes lesson tolerable. I start to like my son more! William has changed my boy after only 2 lessons!

Julian G.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Julian G.

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My lessons are very adaptive and cater to your styles. While I specialize in rock, blues, and jazz, I can also help develop skills in classical and world music.

About Julian

Hi! I'm Julian. While I specialize in guitar, I also know my way around keys, bass, and a drumkit. I've been teaching guitar for about 11 years, and have spent a few years teaching out of music shops. My style is adaptive and fluid to suit a wide range of desires and skill levels, but in additio

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Angely M.
Julian is very patient and understanding. He definitely loves what he does and enjoys it. He makes sure the student stays asking for more. I would definitely recommend him as an guitar instructor.
Brooke
Julian is very patient and knowledgeable! He makes learning guitar exciting by allowing the student to learn songs that they enjoy. I am very grateful for the opportunity to work with him, and I would recommend him for both children and adults.
Steve M.
Very good teacher. Very knowgeable. Helped me a lot on just my 1st lesson.

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Carmel Valley

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Carmel Valley is $45. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $50 per hour.
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"Great instructor, breaks it down to make sense to those new to music. Has a great selection of songs he can teach."
Joe
Took Guitar lessons from George F. H.
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"John is very accommodating of my schedule and always provides me with new tips to advance my skills. He’s super cool. 100% recommend."
Sarah
Took Guitar lessons from John B.
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"Mike is an awesome guitar teacher and a good dude. Looking forward to continuing to learn from him."
Brendan
Took Guitar lessons from Michael F.
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"He is very kind and good at teaching to a beginner like me."
Yaz
Took Guitar lessons from Aidan C.
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"I've wanted to pick up the guitar for years and I'm so glad I found Indigo as her teaching style is a perfect fit for me as a beginner. She makes it easy to grasp the concepts and technique and I feel myself becoming more and more comfortable with the instrument. Highly recommend you give her a try; she's great."
Ed
Took Guitar lessons from Indigo S.
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"Great first lesson! Looking forward to more!"
Maria
Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Steve is a very knowledgeable instructor. He'll help you achieve what ever goals you have in mind. He is also very patient instructor. I'm just a beginner and already have a good feel for what I'm learning."
Keith J.
Took Guitar lessons from Steve G.
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"Experienced and friendly instructor. Knowledgeable with an interactive teaching method."
Ethan
Took Guitar lessons from Phoenix K.
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"He was calm and civil in the face of many frustrations and issues, all of them our fault. My daughter's amp broke during the start of the first lesson, she had no electronic tuner ready for the first lesson, her guitar was badly out of tune, and she knew nothing about the fundamentals of music or reading music. It was frustrating; but she got through it and even learned a few things. She will be ready with a new or repaired amp for the next lesson and has been encouraged to practice daily until then. Thank you for being so patient and professional."
Karli
Took Guitar lessons from Gavin L.
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"The first lesson was great. I was challenged and that is what I needed. I have been playing guitar for a bit but I really needed motivation and refinement which I am confident Jason will deliver."
Shreesh
Took Guitar lessons from Jason M.
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