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Mark B.

29 Reviews
Castro Valley, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Advanced
  • No degree from University Of The Pacific
  • Awarded King Of The Blues from Guitar Center
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Mark B.

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I teach all levels of guitar lessons, from beginner to advanced professional...in all styles, except classical/flamenco.

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.

Greg D.

11 Reviews
Tracy, CA
Starting at $27
  • B.A. Music (guitar performance) from San Jose State University
  • Teaching since 1982
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Greg D.

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About Greg

I started playing guitar in the 5th grade and in middle school began playing in rock groups. At the beginning of high school, I started teaching in some of the local music stores in the area. While wanting more from my playing, I started classical guitar lessons with an Andre Segovia student, Rani

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Robert
Greg was very thorough explaining the materials and helped me understand how the lessons build.
Juan D.
So far it's been a great experience with Greg. Looking forward to my next lesson.
richard
Worked with my next perfectly.
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Peter H.

5 Reviews
Concord, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded DiscMakers Gold from DiscMakers
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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!

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Andrew L.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Spanish
  • BA from New York University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Andrew L.

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I have played in bands my entire life and love teaching rock, pop, indie rock, classic rock, alt rock, and punk. I can teach beginners the basics to becoming a rock guitarist or more experienced students on how to learn music theory.

About Andrew

My name is Andrew and I have been playing guitar for over 15 years. I went to school at New York University where I continued by studies of guitar and music. I have also played in several bands since high school with lots of experience playing live. My current band performs all over Los Angeles. My

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Kelly
I have been taking lessons from Andrew for over a year. I use to go to him when he worked at a music shop in Hollywood but now he comes to my house to teach lessons. I am so happy with him as a teacher. He is so knowledgeable about the guitar and can literally play anything. 100% hire Andrew for lessons he's the best. :)
Meredith
My daughter took lessons from Andrew and he was absolutely amazing with her. She went from knowing nothing about guitar to being able to play songs for me at home. Andrew was so patient with her as a beginner I would absolutely recommend him to someone looking for a great guitar teacher!!
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John S.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Masters degree from University of Memphis
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John S.

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I can teach beginning guitar students how to play their favorite songs. Also, how to read tabs and chord charts. Advanced students can learn theory and jazz improvisation. I can help students who have been using a capo learn how to play bar chords so you will no longer need a capo.
Guitar students should be at least nine years old.
I do not teach finger picking style.

About John

I have been teaching young people and adults how to play musical instruments for over 20 years. A lot of my students are well on their way to a rewarding future with music, some as professionals and others as hobbyists. In addition to being a teacher, I am also a professional performer who has work

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Camille W.
My daughter had a few lessons with John thus far but he’s gotten her motivated and enjoying playing the piano again.
Lianna S.
My daughter wanted some exposure to the instrument so she could continue with it on the side as she has a primary instrument already. John did a great job or arming her with the requisite knowledge to understand how to play. I would recommend him.
Ian Bartels
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Todd A.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Awarded St. Louis' 9 Best Albums and 9 Best Songs of 2018 from Riverfront Times
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Associate's in Guitar Performance from Southwestern Illinois College
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Todd A.

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Sight reading, finger exercises, scales, theory (varies on level of student), a song/excerpt that will match the students level, as well as allowing them to choose something to work on for future learning.

About Todd

Hello! My name is Todd. I've been playing music for most of my life. My first instrument was a Casio keyboard when I was about ten years old but I moved over to guitar as a teenager and fell in love with it. I recently graduated from Webster University with a BA in music after receiving an AA in gu

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Lorelei
We're impressed by our 6.5-year-old's progress already after just three lessons.
Patty S.
I’m very happy with my lessons!
Todd has already taught me basic concepts on my ukulele, & I’m playing.
It’s wonderful to have a challenge like this right now.
Todd is very patient with me, & he has a great sense of humor!
Rebecca C.

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Discovery Bay, CA

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Discovery Bay 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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"It is so clear: Andrea has great experience. I teach drum, I know what a good teacher/musician is. I wanted to learn some guitar, in order to make better production. Andrea is the key. Having the chance to take lessons online during the lockdown was my salvation!"
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"Ian is a fantastic instructor. In our second lesson, he completely changed the way I look at scales and soloing AND helped easily make sense of a music theory concept that always confused me (and how to apply it practically).

On top of it all, he is very approachable and easy to work with. Highly recommend!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Ian S.
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"Anj was patient, kind and offered a great first lesson. He left me with a lot to practice. I’m excited to see what’s in store next!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Andrzej G.
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"Paul is a wonderful teacher for students who are just beginning to play. From the start he talked with my son about the types of music he liked and what specific songs he wanted to learn. He is totally excited about it and practices every day. He even formed a guitar club at his high school and goes to school early to play with his friends. This is the first activity that my son has consistently enjoyed and looks forward to each week. Paul thanks for your patience, your enthusiasm and your willingness to customize lessons to fit your students interests.. you are awesome!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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"Incredible instructor, looking forward to learning more and increasing my skills as a guitarist!"
Daniel
Took Guitar lessons from William G.
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"Just started with Gavin, but have learned a lot in a short period of time. He's a great teacher and a great musician!"
Brent
Took Guitar lessons from Gavin L.
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"can set the foundation of the instrument while helping you apply the music to the songs that drive you."
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Took Guitar lessons from Robert H.
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"Ryan was very friendly and upbeat and worked so well with my 12 year old daughter."
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Took Guitar lessons from Ryan B.
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"Takes things slow for beginners and explains things well. She's very patient and gives helpful tips."
Hanna
Took Guitar lessons from Drew A.
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"Andrea is an excellent professional. good teaching skills and a lot of seriousness."
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