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Peter C.

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Livermore, CA
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Peter C.

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Music has been my passion since I was 10 years old. I didn't have any real instruments at first, so, I built my own out of coffee cans, ice cream containers and of course: a rubber band shoebox guitar! It might sound funny, but, I believe these early days of trying to create music using my "homemade symphony," forced me to really get to the core of sound and expression without the pre-set curriculum of traditional music study. Early on, I learned a few fundamental concepts of music theory that would forever change how I learned, as well as how I taught music to others. I believe these concepts set a foundation that allowed me to understand music and grow much faster - including learning multiple instruments.

And yes, I eventually acquired a real guitar and went on to study music and computers at the University of California and I currently compose music for TV and film in my own studio. I have taught guitar, bass, piano, drums, theory, composition and recording production to ...

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I currently compose music for TV, film and other digital media in my own recording studio. Prior to that, I spent about 25 years playing guitar, piano, bass and drums in bands and as a studio musician. At school I studied classical music (theory and composition) as well as orchestration and compute

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Nick
Peter has a wonderful, positive personality and is really easy to work with!
Art
I just started my second year of guitar lessons with Peter and I’m learning so much! Peter is a great teacher who is patient, encouraging and a great listener. He can “hear” the areas that I need to work on, and is able to clearly communicate ways for me to improve . He has helped me get better at my rhythm, my strumming, tempo and even an introduction to music theory. I’m now playing (and singing) some of my favorite songs! Highly recommend!
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Mark B.

29 Reviews
Castro Valley, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaching since 1978
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Mark B.

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I enjoy teaching people what they want to learn. If they have specific interests, I will show them how to get the results they want. If a general musical education is desired, I will make suggestions as to what would be good for them. With over 35 years of teaching experience, I have found many different ways to communicate how and why the whole thing works on different levels.

About Mark

I have played on tour with several professional bands, playing rock, pop, blues, African, metal, and country. Now I am a bandleader and perform live in various bands and record original music as often as possible. My music has gotten airplay in many countries. I started taking guitar lessons

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Amit Dubey
Mark is a great instructor. Chill dude and lots of fun to work with. Loads of musical knowledge, and a ton on handy tips. If you ask nicely, he'll even teach you to play the uke behind your back or with your teeth.
Serena C.
Mark is an awesome instructor who makes learning the ukulele fun. I feel like I've already learned so much in the 7 classes I've taken. He is patient, creative, and easy to learn from.
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David T.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Merit based Writing and Composition Scholarship from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David T.

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My method is centered around having my students consistently learn new material, while retaining what they have learned. I’m sensitive to making sure they are challenged while also giving them material that will enable them to succeed. I customize each lesson to meet the needs and interests of each student. An example of a 45 minute lesson commonly includes the first 5 minutes being dedicated to checking in on how the practice went, and answering any questions the student may have about the material. Then there would be 15 minutes of review which would consist of finding which parts of the material are most challenging and finding the most effective way for the student to practice those parts and perfect the material. After that, there would be a three minute pause during which the student would listen to the new piece (whether it be material I introduced or material they suggested) so they can write down everything that they enjoyed and perceived about the new piece. Then there ...

About David

I'm an Argentinian/American musician who decided to pursue music as a career when I was 8 years old. I had just seen Al Green perform at the Apollo and was awed by the incredible impact and joy music can have on people. With the support of my parents, who are musicians as well, I began studying wit

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Paul VanBuskirk
I can not say enough good things about David. HIs lessons are well thought out , special and geared towards the individual. His exceptional training really comes through during the lesson. More importantly, David's love of music is infectious and the lessons seem to fly by. I am most impressed with David's patience and enthusiasm when giving lessons to my son. My son has excelled under his guidance which is no small feat considering my son's substantial learning disabilities. That is perhaps David's biggest strength. David worked with my son to come to a teaching method that my son could comprehend and excel under. I am truly impressed and very grateful for the extra time and care he takes to make my son's lessons meaningful. I am available to address any questions a potential student may have . David is THAT good !!
Jamie Freimauer
David is such a talented and skillful musician who has re-inspired my guitar playing journey! He is a patient and encouraging technical teacher. In addition, in each lesson, he brings well-rounded information about the music, the artist, and guidance for feeling the emotion of the music. I highly recommend him for any level student!
Ian Etchemendy
David is a dedicted and compromised teacher.
His methods are crative and rigorous.
He will also percive and acompany you through your needs as a student.

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Rich C.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Rich C.

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I will not attempt to fit students into a set of pre-conceived categories.
Every student is unique; and it is my responsibility to find out how they best learn.
For as many students as I have, I have that same number of teaching styles.

About Rich

Hey! My name is Rich, and I have been playing guitar since 1979 and started teaching guitar in 2007. In addition to learning to play your guitar, I can teach you how to render repairs, perform maintenance and make modifications to your guitar. Whether you are advanced, intermediate or just

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Darby
Rich is amazing. I met him when i was 12. Now, at 26, I still remember and value his lessons. Not only does he care about teaching you music, but he’s also someone that gets to know and care for his students lives as a whole. Plain and simple. Rich is great and everyone, beginner to pro, can learn something new from this guy! 10/10 would recommend!!
Caitie
Rich Conant is an excellent instructor that makes learning fun, exciting, and rewarding. I have taken lessons with him intermittently for many years (when my schedule allows) and I always learn something new from him. You'll be hard pressed to find an instructor with his talent, and love of music. He is very passionate about teaching, and he always knows how to explain techniques in a way that makes sense. Not only is he a fabulous instructor, he's also a top notch human.
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Noah D.

28 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, English (North American)
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
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Noah D.

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Whether you're a beginner, an intermediate or advanced, my acoustic guitar lessons cater to all!

All ages are welcome! We will definitely learn songs, but in order to truly become an amazing musician you must also focus on building strong technique. Taking lessons with me will ensure that you’ll be able to learn songs and parts by ear. No more tabs! Here’s what we’ll focus on:
- building technique
- transcribing songs and solos
- learning theory
- ear training
- learning to read

Feel free to message me at any time if you have any questions!

About Noah

Hello and thank you for showing interest in lessons with me! My name is Noah and I’ve been a musician for 15 years. I graduated from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts with a Bachelors degree in Jazz composition. When I first started playing the guitar I loved 80’s and classic ro

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Marc
great patience and seeing actual results
Marc
Excellent teacher. Sets up for success by building a solid base to work off of.
Marc
Good start
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Christopher B.

126 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Cello, Jazz, composition from SUNY Fredonia
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Christopher B.

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I started teaching myself guitar when I was 10. Later, in high-school, my teacher frustrated with my lack of practicing came up with an idea to light a fire under me. They suggested I teach a younger classmate. Not only did I finally start practicing, but I fell in love with teaching as well. Thanks to that, I have played over 1,000 shows, both solo and as an auxiliary musician for other touring acts. I performed on over 30 albums and have composed for radio, television, and internet video series, including sharing the stage with members of the 10,000 Maniacs. I've been featured in The New York Times, on the CBS Evening News, and on NPR.

I have over 6 years of experience teaching private lessons in addition to teaching seminars on songwriting and music business at Infinity Visual and Performing Arts and SUNY JCC.

While each student is different, I start them on the Mel Bay or Essential Elements books. From there we will cover a variety of genres from classical, jazz, rock and

About Christopher

I have over 6 years of experience teaching private lessons in addition to teaching seminars on songwriting and music business at Infinity Visual and Performing Arts and SUNY JCC. I teach both online and in-person lessons at my studio in Nashville and offer 30 and 60 minute lessons. I have p

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Laura Baedeker
Great first lesson! Chris meets you where you are and is really focused on the tiny details that can make a difference.
Mindy
I have taken three classes with Chris so far. I have found him to be personable and patient. He explains things very well. He doesn't make me feel uncomfortable if I don't understand something. Overall I have had a great experience with Chris and would highly recommend him.
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The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Discovery Bay is $66. 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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"Adam was a delight! He was thorough in his teaching. He showed patience and offered tips that were very helpful. I look forward to strumming with Adam. He plays effortlessly and makes magic with the guitar. I look forward to working with Adam as I embark on the road to becoming a guitar player."
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"I’ve never had as much fun learning guitar as I have with Wes! He still teaches me the basics but helps me see the fun in it by learning songs I love!"
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Wes C.
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"Not only do I learn a lot of the intricacies of guitar playing with Kevin, but he is also a fun person to be around and chat about music. Definitely someone I would recommend to take guitar lessons!"
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kevin C.
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"Wow! I adore Keith. He’s so patient & knowledgeable. The lessons are constructed according to the students pace. I’ve learned more in just 2 lessons with him than I did with weeks of online courses. Would definitely recommend!"
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Keith D.
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"Justin is the quintessential professional in every way. His approach is to make you a better student of music not necessarily just learn guitar. He is patient with you and very positive and reinforcing. The passion he has for music is obvious from the first time you meet him. As with any good manager, just by the way he teaches, makes you want to be a better student."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Justin W.
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Noah has been a fantastic Giutar teacher and really takes the time tillI I understand it , he is really knowledgeable and inspirational ."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Noah T.
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"Great instructor. Great lessons. It's easy to learn/understand/easy to follow. Very patient. Very highly recommended..."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Our daughter has only has one lesson so far, but she came home with a big smile! She was excited about what she had learned, and is looking forward to her next lesson! She was very comfortable with Chenyu, and said she definitely wants her to teach her piano in the future."
Gianna
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chenyu Z.
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