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Peter H.

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Concord, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Piano from Dallas School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Peter H.

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I understand it's easy to lose drive when you're constantly drilling scales and fingering. I try to frame all of my lessons in reference to what music really is: the creation of songs. Through composition, my students won't just learn scale and chord structure, but they'll organically develop these skills while writing their own songs and building their personal portfolio.

About Peter

Over the past 10 years, I've worked as a professional touring musician (singer, guitarist, pianist) for the rock band, Inside Switch. I studied piano at the Dallas, Texas School of Music. I also attended the James Madison University music program. I have played piano for 20 years and guitar for 15.

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Belle R.
The lesson was very interesting. Peter was really nice & informative. Looking forward to more lessons with him.
Rose V.
What I Learned From Peter.

- THE METRONOME IS SO IMPORTANT
- The voice guides the guitar if you’re more of a singer
- Repetition is key
- Practice songs that aren’t in your style to ease your way into guitar
- The power resides in strumming rhythmically
- Focus is more difficult that it seems when combining singing and guitar
- Guitar is an art in itself and itself you shouldn’t master guitar, you should be it’s friend.
- Open mics and video content are the key to more success as they expose you to criticism (good or bad)
Again, the guitar is your companion.

For any aspiring musician or any musician that needs guidance and improvement on the guitar, Peter is a great teacher.
Dhiraj
Peter is very patient and great teaching my 9yr old son. We take father and son lessons together which has been amazing. Peter is naturally talented and plays many other instruments all in from his home studio. He is also extremely flexible and accommodating. Highly recommended!

Lars R.

11 Reviews
Petaluma, CA
Starting at $24
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 to 65
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Lars R.

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As personalized as you want it to be, the guitar is a wonderful mode of expression. I have been playing for twenty years as of 2019. Classical, jazz, blues, Indian classical, mostly acoustic guitar! Please contact me for more details.

About Lars

I began to teach guitar at 16 years of age. I have taught seven- to 60-year-old students in a wide variety of styles. I studied jazz guitar primarily with Randy Vincent, one of the San Francisco Bay Area's greatest guitar players, and continue to broaden my horizons under the guidance of Matthew Gr

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Abhi D.
Lars is an awesome instructor. Very knowledgeable and also very articulate with his instructions. I highly recommend him. I am an absolute beginner and yet he was able to share so much in the very first lesson itself! He also makes learning fun.
Subhabrata D.
very good!
Subhabrata D.
Very focused lesson
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Mike S.

3 Reviews
Napa, CA
Starting at $18
  • Speaks English, Thai, Spanish
  • Bachelors of Administration – Management (Leadership and Entrepreneurship) from Assumption University of Thailand
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from Elementary Institute of Science
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Mike S.

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Get your guitar playing to the next level. Guitar lessons with Mike S., a formally trained vocalist with global guitar experience as a Christian missionary, will provide as much personal encouragement along with the musical progress.

Now open to all ages and levels of expertise.

About Mike

YOUNG BEGINNERS: After your first 10 sessions with me, your son or daughter will have completed a few workbooks and memorized a couple new songs. Whether it is to impress friends, land a gig, or to feel a sense of pride as a growing musician, I can't wait to celebrate your child's success with you!

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Scott
Nice easy pace. Thank you
Bam D.
Only 1 hour of study. Mike is great teacher. He know my weak point and teach and advice me how to improve my English. ( I have Thai accent ). Most of Thai student felt in communication part of Tofel test ( to get in Master degree in USA )
Mikaela
So far everything has been great, I am now excited to practice on my own at home because I am sharing this experience with someone. It is worth it to have someone in person and I am happy to have a caring, positive and sincere person like Mike to help me!

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Athena M.

80 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Athena M.

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Experienced guitar teacher of 26 years available for eager beginner and intermediate students of all ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of rhythm, chords, knowledge of the instrument and proper hand skills. I specialize in pop and rock and typically use songs the students choose to help them develop their skills.

About Athena

About Me If you can recognize your favorite song when you hear it, you already have what it takes to be a great musician! MY PROMISE TO YOU: 1. Your lesson will always be geared toward what YOU want to learn, and if it seems like we are working on something that doesn't match that, I wi

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wendy
My son is 5 years old and has been taking the online singing class with Ms Athena for a few months. Ms Athena is very patient and super good at working with kids. My son has learned several very nice songs and some good singing techniques from her. He absolutely enjoyed taking Ms Athena's classes!
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Barbara N.
I am an adult learner with very little singing experience, although I love to sing. I think Athena is a gifted teacher. There are people who are just born to teach and she is one of them. I had someone prior to Athena and the lessons are like night and day. With Athena I feel like I am really learning the art of singing and the mechanics of it. She is very kind, patient and easy to communicate with. I really look forward to continuing my lessons with her!
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Billy K.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 8 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Billy K.

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I have developed a standardized, systematic approach to guitar instruction based on the belt system used by traditional martial arts. As students progress through the ranks, they are awarded different color “belts”. Beginners are white belts. The next level is yellow belt. Orange is next followed by red, purple, blue, and finally a black belt! I use pre existing text books so that the learning material is organized and easily accessible. I have had great success with my methods and my system makes the learning a lot more fun. I can also customize lessons for intermediate to advanced students who need to focus on certain key areas and can also prepare students for college entrance auditions. Group classes are available in special subject such as theory, note reading and advanced harmonic and melodic concepts. I am an energetic and enthusiastic instructor who insures that students enjoy their learning experience while being able to gauge their progress toward their personal musical ...

About Billy

Most of what I do as an instructor stems from my frustration as a student. I am convinced that the way I was taught to play music on the guitar is NOT the best way to learn it. I have spent a great deal of time developing my own methodology and feel as though I have a much better way to convey info

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Jose
Billy is the go to teacher. He helps me advance while retaining everything we learned.
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Susan T.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from Arlington ISD
  • Bachelor of Science from Kansas State University
  • Teaching since 2010
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Susan T.

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Please see Classical Guitar (nylon stringed guitar), and/or Acoustic Guitar (steel stringed guitar) in my Subjects section for further information. Best to "Ask a Question" via email to get our process started.

About Susan B.

I teach online lessons via Zoom, FaceTime, or Messenger. I have built a successful teaching business based on teaching children and adults alike, who love music, want to play for personal pleasure, or eventually work professionally, and/or gain entry into various academies. If you (or your ch

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Raymond F.
The best instructor I had an experience with by far.
Bianca
Fantastic and patient with kids
Fiona
My daughter has been under the wonderful care of Ms. Taylor for over 2 years now and she has learned and grown tremendously under her care. From not knowing how to read notes or any finger placements, to reading notes and switching things up ( different tempos) while playing the piano on her own.

Ms. Taylor pays attention to detail and is very easy going that makes it easy for my daughter to learn. She is very compassionate. She has also taught her breathing techniques along with voice training. She keeps her grounded and motivated. My daughter has a passion for music and is in the best possible hands. She is very flexible and accommodating!

Thank you so much for everything you do to help her flourish!!

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Corte Madera, CA

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Corte Madera is $63. 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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"After a few classes with Kimberly I wrote review which went like this “I have been taking lessons from Kimberly for the last few weeks. As a comparison, I have taken lessons a number of times in the distant past. Kimberly is by far the very best guitar instructor I have had. Kimberly is extremely knowledgeable, highly skilled and very personable”.
In the end I took about 2+ years of classes with Kimberly, one class per week. Further, that was about three years ago. Whereas the only reason I stopped was I moved from the area. I know I could have continued with Skype or some other remote technology. I keep thinking I will. As the complications of life continue to get in the way.
The real story is with Kimberly skill, attention and personable nature, my guitar playing advanced more under her ‘wings’ then at any other time. Thank you Kimberly!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Kimberly A.
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"Steve is terrific. His lesson plans teach the fundamental skills while keeping my son interested with relevant music. My son loves to practice and looks forward to seeing Steve. My musical career was ruined early on with intense study of music theory. Instead, my son is learning to express his love music by playing. The theory can come along later when he's older and his love of playing and skills are well established.
Highly recommend lessons with Steve.
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"Great first lesson, looking forward to working together. Relaxed and accepting atmosphere. Personable instructor with positive attitude."
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"The first lesson was really good, Michelle is such a nice, gentle teacher."
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Took Guitar lessons from Michelle W.
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I don't know how Eric Jayk did it. He turned my hand of thumbs into strumming fingers. Basically Eric is a professional yet humble lesson giver. He shows great interest in his students progress. I'm glad I chose Takelessons and I'm glad Takelessons has Eric Jayk. He Rocks!!!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"I recommend Aaron to anyone and everyone for his services in teaching music!

I started guitar lessons with Aaron when I was 11 years old and stayed his student till I was 17!!! He has taught me so much about guitar and how to play! We would work on cover songs and a little bit about music theory. He kept the learning fun and not boring with the music theory, since I was young. He showed me the fun, musical side to playing and learning songs. But see, thats what was cool about it. Now that I'm 19 and in college studying music, I think back, if it wasn't for Aaron and the way he taught me; I might not be that into learning more about music. As I got older I started to see the puzzle pieces of music come together. There is a whole structure to writing songs and music and Aaron knew, that for me, the best way to learn was to start with songs and let my own curiosity about music be my drive and determination to learn more about it and how to write it!!! Aaron and I have stayed close friends over the years. He is still really helpful to this day because not to long ago i called him up and asked for some advice on music colleges as well as some good music books to learn from. Thats what is so cool about Aaron, he will always help his students out in the best way he can! :)"
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Took Guitar lessons from Aaron D.
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"honestly hands down one of the best guitar (acoustic or electric) and vocal instructor i’ve ever had. He has a lot of patience and very caring. He’s so loveable and honestly i always recommend him to anyone who wants to start learning anything new. He’s one of the most talented people i’ve ever met. He goes with your speed and helps you really build your confidence. He really is one of the best and i still talk about him till this day after 2 years. MUCH LOVE ERIC!!!!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Once again had a thought out plan for the lesson and all the tools needed to accomplish everything entailed. Excellent feedback and recommendations on technique and ways to improve the areas I’ve struggled with. A must have instructor."
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"Steve does an amazing job of simplifying the guitar and making it a practical learning experience no matter what your skill level is! Great guitar player and teacher."
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Took Guitar lessons from Steven E.
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"My son just had his first lesson but he is already excited about what he is learning. Joel is very patient and connects well with his student. Looking forward to the next one!"
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