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Andrzej G.

6 Reviews
North Highlands, CA
Starting at $30
  • A.A. in Music from Shasta College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2015
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Andrzej G.

6 Reviews
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My goal with each and every student is to make sure that you will be getting a healthy diet of music theory, guitar technique, and genre awareness that is coupled with a technology to make lessons easier to digest.

My custom lesson plans cater to anyone interested in:
- Composition
- Learning and Playing Songs by Ear
- Reading Standard Nomenclature including tabs and sheet music
- Modern Guitar technique, like tapping, sweeping and legato
- Learning to Play WHILE you Sing
- Improvisation
- Technology and its utilization

Perks working with me:
- 24 hour support on questions pertaining to guitar, lessons and gear.
- Never forget to practice! I require my students to send weekly videos of their progress before lessons begin.
- Weekly digest of guitar-centric music
- Learn some of the technology aspects of playing guitar
- Learn what its like to play for work

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About Andrzej

Hello! My name is Anj, and my goal with every student is fun! My biggest priority when giving lessons, is making sure that you are enjoying the process. Not only will you be getting a healthy diet of music education and guitar technique but I also utilize technology to make lessons easier to

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Kristina H.
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!
Orion
Have loved taking lessons with Andrzej, he's a very personal teacher, will get to know you and what your goals are and will help you focus on those things specifically, teaches you what you want to learn right out of the gate and gives you a lot of exercises to practice throughout the week as well. And his music tastes are great! :)
Brady
Andrzej is a great teacher with expansive knowledge on all subjects and techniques in guitar and he can explains every confidently and clearly. I’ve learned so much from him!
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William C.

10 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $20
  • Awarded Special Commendation For Outstanding Musicianiship from Santa Cruz Jazz Festival
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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!
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Esther B.

47 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English and Korean, English, Korean
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 to 69
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Esther B.

47 Reviews
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I have been teaching the guitar 10 years. I'm building a strong foundation of techniques.I specialize in Blues, classical &typically use MelBay books and also have the following to use the Sheet music.
In addition,I emphasize how to read a good sight reading.

About Esther

I'm Esther, a very enthusiastic musician. I started out teaching myself piano and singing in a choir at the age of 9. I moved to the U.S. in 1992 and studied music for 10 years receiving my B.M. & M.M in music at California State University of Sacramento. I studied and trained with Claudia Kitka &

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Hoai-Anh
Thank you for your lesson. I’ve learned a lot today. You’re so understanding and easy to learn from. I’m very excited and waiting to see you for next lessons.

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Sebastien X.
Really nice teacher
Diana W.
Esther is an excellent piano teacher. She is very knowledgeable and patient. She helped my daughter with understanding concepts and technique. Thank you, Esther!

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Jennifer K.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks French
  • Awarded William W. Kleinhandler Prize for Excellence in Music from Williams College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jennifer K.

3 Reviews
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I teach beginner and intermediate guitar to children (6 and up)
I also teach adults beginning to advanced levels.

About Jennifer

I have a Master's degree in music. My purpose as a teacher is to utilize all of my skills and education to realize my students' goals. I strive to inspire students towards musical excellence! I do this with much positive reinforcement, dialogue and critical analysis. With adults and advanced stu

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Doug
Jennifer is great with my high-energy seven-year-old. She's very patient and she is able to make him engage. She also takes the skills he's learned in his music class in school, and builds his skills lessons around his abilities. Finally, she gives homework in a notebook that is clear and measurable, so he knows exactly what to do on his own throughout the week.
TomekaR
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Jennifer is knowledgeable of her craft, patience, encouraging and both Elijah and I are thrill that she sharing one of her many loves with us. Even when Elijah is trying her patience she remains cool, calm and collective...very professional
EmmanuelE
A Good Instructor

she's a good instructor that listens, understands and carries her students along just for u to learn and understand too the basic concept of being a great player.
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Joseph K.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors of Music Education from Millikin University
  • Teaching since 2011
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Joseph K.

5 Reviews
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Every music lesson is fun and encouraging!!! The music lessons will involve prizes, games, and ending each lesson with something positive, but also something to practice. Students will be motivated to play their favorite songs, and also learn to read and write music. Please do inquire to learn more about Joseph or his teaching style.

About Joseph Patrick

Joseph has a total of 10 years teaching experience and performs professionally around Denver, Colorado. Joseph is a certified Illinois teacher with a Bachelors in Music Education from Millikin University. He's a former Chicago public school music teacher and also taught internationally in Seoul,

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John
I was extremely pleased with Joe Kelley's approach to teaching my grandchild. He was very patient and demonstrated a unique ability to bond with my grandchild. I will recommend him to other people who are interested having their children take on line music lessons.
Marie Jackson
I highly recommend Joseph Kelley. He’s great with my two daughters. My girls have been learning a lot and practicing piano willingly! I enjoy his positive attitude and unique fun lessons.
Kathy
Joe is very competent and patient as a teacher.
All students are fortunate that Joe is sharing his talents.
I recommend Joe without hesitation.

Christopher M.

47 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English only
  • Awarded Blues Award from Blues Rock Review
  • Music from Musicians Institute
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Christopher M.

47 Reviews
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Become the guitar player you've always wanted to be! Learn to play along to your favorite songs, how to figure out your favorite songs, how to solo in ANY genre and ANY key, how to use modes, construct any chord arpeggiate/sweep, write your own songs, music theory, ear training, reading music and more!

About Christopher

My name is Chris and I am a professional guitar player. I have been teaching sense 2008 now and sharing the joy of music with others has become a passion of mine. I started playing the piano at the age of five, the trumpet at nine and the guitar at thirteen. Over the years I have also learned to

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Dianna S.
I was apprehensive in the beginning for my first in person ukulele lesson. I didn’t want to feel stupid or be a slow learner. But Chris Immediately made me feel comfortable and by the end of the lesson I felt I had made a friend. He is so knowledgeable and walked me through at my pace. After watching endless hours of YouTube ukulele videos, I finally understood the concepts with Chris’s help. Can’t wait till my next lesson with him.
Laura R.
Amazing teacher! I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking to improve with their instrument. Lessons are fun and based on what you want to learn. I'm lucky to have him as a teacher!
Chad G.
Amazing recorded thee session so I could go back and look over on it!

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Elverta 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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"Missy is great and so helpful!!!"
Lucy
Took Guitar lessons from Missy M.
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"Natasha is the most student-centered instructor I have ever worked with, and the results of our lessons is that I am now writing my own music on guitar and starting to cover some of my favorite songs, too- all of which I was so frustrated by before I invested in these learning sessions. Natasha takes the stress out of the process and meets you where you are. I would definitely recommend her to anyone looking to up their guitar game and build confidence as a musician."
Dale Murdoch
Took Guitar lessons from Natasha C.
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"After taking guitar lessons for two years from a local instructor, I felt I wasn’t getting better, and I decided to give Takelessons a try. I’m glad I did! Donnie has taught me a lot in a short period of time. I will definitely be learning from him for years to come"
Adam
Took Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Lessons are fun and worthwhile! My son is feeling good about his progress. We are extremely fortunate to have Luis as his instructor.
Luis is great at responding to emails. Easy to talk to. Accommodating schedule. Payments system is easy to negotiate . Highly recommend Luis for guitar lessons."
Isaac
Took Guitar lessons from Luis M.
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"I found him to be a very pleasant man and extremely easy to get along. Also, the main thing, I feel David will be the perfect instructor to teach me everything I need to learn. He clearly explained and demonstrates the techniquewhat I need to do when explaining techniques, etc. I believe he's going to be the perfect instructor for me. Thanks!!!!!!"
Gail
Took Guitar lessons from David B.
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"Awesome guitar instructor!

Amazing teacher! Excellent teaching skills..He`s patient and takes sufficient time on a subject and makes sure you have learned the right techniques. I would highly recommend him!"
Martha
Took Guitar lessons from Benjamin P.
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"Marvin has been awesome and I am glad to have found him here in TakeLessons.com. My son and I are taking weekly guitar lessons with Marvin and he has been a great resource and help for knowledge. Both my son and I are beginners and he's has worked with each one of us in different ways, since we both learn differently and have distinct goals. I feel that his recommendations and exercises are helping the two of us and I look forward to keep working with Marvin and making us better players and have fun with the guitar. His patient and calm demeanor are perfect and important traits to effectively teach adult beginners and kids. Thanks Marvin!"
Fabio
Took Guitar lessons from Marvin A.
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"Due to schedule conflicts, we didn't continue our lessons with Ron, so the rating might be higher if we had him longer. Ron was so polite, always positive and very enthusiastic. He took interest in my son learning and enjoying playing the guitar. He worked very hard at every lesson to get my son engaged and having a good time playing the guitar."
Soo
Took Guitar lessons from Ronnie B.
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"Kim took me on as a student with me having no musical knowledge whatsoever, and in addition a lefty with many years under my belt. She has provided a framework that works for me in this journey of music that has brought me immense satisfaction and the ability to play now with others. The structure of her teaching and the lessons has given me a firm foundation in music, and although I see this as a lifelong journey the pleasure playing for myself and with others is terrific. I can recommend her most highly, a terrific teacher!!!"
Patricia
Took Guitar lessons from Kimberly A.
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"I have had 3 lessons with Alexander so far and I have 2 more left. I'm still up in the air whether I will continue lessons with him or not. Here's why;

Sustains: Professional and Knowledgeable; Alexander definitely knows what he's talking about. I've noticed major improvements since I've started working with him. Keep in mind, I practice a lot on my own, but Alexander provides you with the tools and materials you need to continue growing in the fastest way possible. He doesn't have a teaching method set in stone. He tailors each lesson to benefit the student based on where he or she is skill-wise. Alexander observes you closely while you play and offers you advice and solutions to specific problems when he notices you struggling. Some of my issues are solved immediately.

Improves: Alexander lacks, in my opinion, a very important virtue that I believe all teachers should possess. A passion to teach you. You forget this when you are sitting with him in his studio, but the realization comes back and hits you when the clock hits 30 minutes exact and he says, "And that's all we have time for." Let me be very clear, -I'm receiving what a paid for-, so I'm not upset. I just think a teacher should invest in a student's growth and their commitment to the student shouldn't be based solely on what they make out of it financially. Unfortunately, I know that if the money ever stops coming in our lessons will end immediately. Once again, I can't complain or be upset. I paid for a service and I'm receiving it.

This was made clear to me again last week when I had to cancel a lesson.
The teachers need a 24-hour notice for cancellations which is fair and understandable. However, I didn't know this at the time so when I cancelled he only had about 4 hours notice. His initial response was that, "He understood but TakeLessons will charge you for the lesson anyway. Let me know if you still want to meet." After texting him back explaining my problem with that, he went ahead and ensured I wasn't charged. Let me repeat, -In the end he did help me-, but if I hadn't said anything he would've let TakeLessons charge me.

Conclusion: 4 stars. I paid for a service and I'm receiving it well. Alexander's talent for teaching really shines when you listen to his advice, act on it, and notice yourself improving. Understand that improvement comes from practicing on your own time, but Alexander will provide you with everything you need to expedite your growth.
Remember, however, this is a business. If they stop profiting from you don't expect any leniency."
Cole
Took Guitar lessons from Alexander A.
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