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Steven B.

36 Reviews
Coronado, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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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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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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Justina U.
Mr. Steve is a great blessing to my Child. My son has learnt a lot from his piano lessons and now plays piano in church.
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.
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David E.

29 Reviews
Oceanside, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance for Classical/Jazz Guitar from Florida Atlantic University
  • Awarded Cum Laude from Florida Atlantic Unversity
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David E.

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I have a Bachelor's Degree in Classical and Jazz Guitar from Florida Atlantic University. I've been teaching guitar for 15 years now and enjoy seeing my students flourish.

About David

A fun, friendly, and professional Music Instructor at your service for Voice, Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drums, & Ukulele! I have a BA degree from Florida Atlantic University in Music Performance for Classical/Flamenco/Jazz/Blues guitar and I've also performed on the Piano/Keyboards for a couple differe

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Paula H.
Great teacher. My son has disabilities and David works around this seamlessly. I couldn't ask for a better piano teacher!
Kash & Scarlett S.
So happy with David! Our kids loved him and looking forward to their next session!
Eric
I enjoy taking piano lessons with David. He motivates me to practice and improve. He is very knowledgeable and great at teaching.
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Kevin T.

21 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $55
  • Speaks Chinese (Mandarin), English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1990
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Kevin T.

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From Beginner to Advanced - All Ages

Well structured lesson plan covering all aspects of music, and specifically designed to help you reach your individual goals.

Styles taught: Rock, funk, jazz, country, blues, fusion, folk, R&B, and classical

About Kevin

Kevin T. is a music professor at MUM, Vice president of the San Diego Songwriters guild, and CEO of Songwriting Planet. He is an instructor of guitar, bass, voice, piano, songwriting, composition, orchestration, jazz arranging, music theory, ear training, production and engineering, and music busin

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Anthony
Kevin offers helpful advice and insight. An instructor with a deep understanding of music, he demonstrates a great ability to guide new students. He brought clarity to problems I experienced as a new guitar player. I highly recommend inviting Kevin into your music journey.
Taya Ziegler
We covered a lot today! I think we're going to work well together
Daniel
Kevin was very knowledgeable and patient

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Adam K.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Adam K.

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Love music, and especially the guitar? Me too!
For beginners, I'll work with you to teach the absolutely crucial elements of basic music theory as it's applied to guitar, ingraining the necessary essentials such as strumming and picking technique, a wide variety of scales, chords, triads, songs, and more. You will gain a knowledgeable and comfortable skill in guitar playing and I will work with you to meet your needs and learning pace!

I have 15 years playing experience (acoustic or electric), a B.A. in Musicology from UCLA, and spent the last year playing live on the Nashville Broadway stages. I love the guitar and now I want to share that passion with you!

About Adam

Music is undeniably my biggest passion in life. The last ~15 years has found me not only listening to music from Mozart to The Beatles, but indulging myself in discovering the exciting inner threads of its endless wonders. As the years went by I gravitated quickly to the guitar, learning its form a

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Danton K.
Adam is a great teacher and has a passion for music. He's super friendly and patient. He works well with beginners, creating lessons tailored to your individual goals, and can even work with intermediate level musicians who want to spruce up their sound. I 100% recommend him.
Cyrus
WOW! Adam got me flying on my cherrywood acoustic in no time. He knows so much about different playing styles, and helped me get my sound to where I could make great cover YouTube videos! I owe it all to Adam! He’s got great stories too!
Julian
For years I’d try to pick up my acoustic (it was a gift from my uncle) and toy around with it, even trying lessons on YouTube, but couldn’t get anywhere. After my first 3 sessions with Adam, I immediately knew I’d have the tools to take off on my own if I wanted to. 6 months later I’m playing gigs at local bars! This guy knows his guitars! Super fun and chill personality too!
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Tom L.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Awarded Memphis Blues Challenge from Cleveland Blues Society
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 10 and up; Female: 8 and up
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Tom L.

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I can definitely teach any serious student how to play well. I can get you ready to play in a band and perform live. Classic Rock, Blues and Jazz are my specialties. I've been teaching and performing these styles nationally for over 30 years. If you really want to learn how to play well, I'm your teacher. We'll definitely have fun and the more you practice, the more fun you'll have. And if you just want to learn a few chords and a few tunes to strum, we can do that too. You pick, guitar hero or just a fun hobby. Anyone can learn to play and have fun with the way I teach.

About Tom

I've been teaching and playing professionally for over 30 years. I take great care to make sure each student gets what they need to really enjoy music on the guitar. Each student has different musical styles they like and each has different abilities. I work with each student to focus on his or her

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Lydia
Wonderful guitar teacher! Very knowledgeable and informative about everything guitar and music theory galore! Patient, skilled and awesome teacher with a wealth of knowledge! Fun and laid back lessons make learning with Tom a breeze! Highly recommend for all ages!
Lynne
Tom is an excellent music teacher. He has been teaching our granddaughter classical guitar and we have been very pleased. I taught instrumental and vocal music in the public schools. I also taught strings at the Arts School .
He is well educated in the music field and has had so much performing experience so he has a very well rounded background, I think you would be very pleased
to study with Tom.
Sam
I have had a terrific experience working with Tom. Playing guitar for nearly 20 years, I was looking for advanced instruction and coaching. Focusing specifically on Jazz, Tom has helped me elevate my playing ability and understanding of the art form. Tom is a professional musician that has an ability to connect with his students of all ages and levels. I highly recommend working with Tom.
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Ben S.

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  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2019
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Ben S.

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I'm looking to connect with enthusiastic beginner musicians who need an experienced instructor for guitar lessons. I've studied guitar for more than 10 years, and hold advanced degrees in performance and composition. I've been teaching lessons for two years now, and I've discovered that I have a real passion for working with beginners especially. I love helping people play their first song.

About Ben

Hi! I'm Ben, and I've been studying music for ten years now. I hold degrees in guitar performance and jazz composition, and I love helping people play their first song. I have experience teaching all ages from 10 and up, including people with special needs.

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"I observed my 6yr old daughter's first guitar lesson with Rina. She is patient while providing proper technique, posture, reading music and teaching new notes (remember, this is a 6yr old!). My daughter left the lesson with an ear to ear smile and immediately told me how nice Rina is and how she loved it. I am very pleased with our experience so far and my daughter and I are both excited to continue.

As far as logistics, Rina is quick to respond via phone and email. Although she is in Westfield, her location has plenty on-street parking."
Olivia
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Rina M.
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"Mark is an absolute gem as an instructor. He is so talented, knowledgable, personable and so very patient with my daughter. We could not have asked for a better instructor and look forward to continuing more lessons with him. If anyone is on the fence about requesting Mark as an instructor, don't be. He's the best! You'll learn so much and enjoy every minute of it."
Maria
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Mark S.
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"If you like guitar, you'll like James.

I have had about a dozen lessons so far with James, starting out as a complete beginner, with knowledge of only a few chords. In this short time, I have learned a great deal of theory, practice strategy, playing full songs, and even singing along with a few in time. James has been very hospitable and patient, and I recommend him to anyone who loves the guitar, regardless of skill!"
Robert G.
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James W.
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"Miss Michelle is very encouraging, gentle, and informative. I highly recommend her lessons <3"
Isabel
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Michelle W.
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"Mel is a great instructor"
Kevin
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Mel P.
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"I've only had my first lesson, and I'm a complete novice with the guitar (I'm an adult with some limited musical background). Noah asked me about my goals and musical interests so he could tailor the class to meet my needs. He taught me how to tune the guitar before getting into chords, finger placement, strumming technique, and reading the tabs. Throughout the class, he was incredibly patient, encouraging, and explained everything very clearly without over-complicating the topics. He gave me written "homework" to practice (which I now understand how to read!!). I'm really psyched for my next lesson and pleased that I chose Noah for my instructor."
Colleen
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Noah D.
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"Great experience!!!!"
Sierra
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jason M.
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"great class had lots of fun learning new songs"
Francs
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Greg has been teaching me acoustic guitar for almost a year now. His passion for what he does comes out in his teaching and his students are the better for it. He really helped me grow as a new guitar player and I have him to thank for that. In addition to being very knowledgeable about music, he was extremely flexible in developing a curriculum that fit what I was looking for. Very highly recommended!"
Don
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Teresa combines brain theory with music theory and musicianship. She adapts her lessons to the level of the student and works in a very positive and encouraging manner. Her style of teaching I think motivates the student to take risks and try to improve without fear of failure."
Deb
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Teresa A.
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