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Ruben D.

29 Reviews
Vista, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks english
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ruben D.

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Reading Treble staff, chord shapes, improvisation, finger technique, tablature reading and composition.

About Ruben

Over the course of my musical career, I have had the opportunity to learn from many musicians. From University Professors to Street Corner Musicians, I have gathered much knowledge on how to play music. Applying that knowledge to my guitar playing has opened up many doors of opportunity and has ma

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Nalani
My daughters first online lessons and a wonderful experience! Ruben is very engaging, friendly and knowledgeable. He is easy to contact, accommodating and quick to respond to questions. Would highly recommend!
Kevin and Ella M.
My 9-year-old daughter and 11-year-old son have been taking uke lessons for 3 weeks now and they really enjoy Ruben's style of teaching; so do we. He provides a great combination of making it fun while also really teaching them the foundations of music. They are already reading and writing some music and they enjoy doing their music homework. Most important, they are having fun at the lessons and while practicing at home.
Mike Markie
Great fun, well done. Excellent teacher!

Exceeded expectations

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Masashi (Masa) N.

6 Reviews
El Cajon, CA
Starting at $33
  • Speaks Japanese, English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • AA - Music & Liberal Studies (Honors) from Santa Barbara City College
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Masashi (Masa) N.

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Students should expect to learn a variety of topics such as naming different parts of the instrument, tuning, technique, music theory, function within a larger ensemble.

About Masashi (Masa)

I've been teaching/tutoring music since 2007 with experience teaching music theory, aural skills, piano, and guitar. I can help students with a variety of musical tasks. The program I was enrolled in at SDSU ensured that I had a good grasp of a wide variety of instruments. *** Lesson Details ***

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Bob
As a first time piano student at age 70, I find Masa. very patient with me. He encourages me to understand music theory as well as playing. I enjoy the lessons very much, even after 15 months!
Tyler O.
Being the first lesson, I had an instant connection and a really great lesson!
He makes learning fun.
Miranda D.
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Alejandro L.

3 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Computer Science from WNMU
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Alejandro L.

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Successfully teaching current students with clear, concise lessons.

All of my current students have developed confidence and enthusiasm to learn all materials presented in an easy to comprehend format.

Each student learns at different levels so all lessons are customized to challenge them but also insure they learn and retain all materials presented to them.

Currently have 16 students ranging from beginners to advanced level.
When selecting a teacher, make arrangements to meet in person to review short and long term goals of learning a musical instrument. Pricing should only be used as the last criteria before making a final decision. It's important to insure your instructor is patient and willing to challenge students to setup a practice routine that will fit their current schedule.

If a student needs an instrument, have instructor give recommendations based on the musical styles they are interested in learning.

Students often ask how long it will take to learn to play a Guitar.

About Alejandro

What is your typical process for working with a new student? Initially will setup lesson plans for first 3 cycles of instruction. Lessons are based on the time frame selected (1/2 hr, hr) and are mandatory once a week. We can also discuss additional lessons if desired up to 3 lessons within a w

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Joe
Alejandro is a great instructor, really knowledgeable and motivational. I started lessons with him as a beginner and I have made a lot of progress.
Elizabeth
Alejandro is a marvelous teacher of music, the guitar specifically, to my 3 grandchildren every Saturday and now for getting onto a year. They love it and are learning ever so much! He is a most talented musician, himself, and has a way of transferring all of that to the 2 boys and my granddaughter. He is reliable and punctual and a treasure to have the opportunity to have him teach the children. I studied the piano for 15 years when I was young, so know a lot of what I speak
Joseph
Like any good teacher should be, Alex is patient and very instructive. He can cover a variety of musical styles and ability levels. I would recommend him to anyone.

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Sara C.

42 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Piano Performance Certificate & A.A. Music from Riverside Community College
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Sara C.

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I specialize in Classical guitar, teaching finger style techiniques in the style of Christopher Parkening. I also teach Folk guitar including reading notes, tabs and chords. I encourage my students to learn to read their notes. Most of my students learn more than one style and have gone on to perform for their school's talent shows and public recitals.

About Sara

Hi! My name is Sara. My studio began in 2000, teaching one violin student here in Bloomington. After I moved to California I became a freelance harpist. I performed with many orchestras and performed at Capital Records for the Stan Lee Documentary “With Great Power, The Stan Lee Story”. I started m

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Kemi
Sara is awesome! I’m a beginner harpist and already I feel I’ve learned a tremendous amount. Sara is a wonderful teacher. She really helps you to learn proper technique, rhythm and music theory. I’ve really enjoyed my lessons with her. She’s definitely the kindest and most genuine teacher I’ve had for any sort of lessons. I highly recommend her :)
Stina Y.
I'm delighted that I found Sara! She makes learning the harp a joy. She is patient and intuitive and keeps me gently moving forward with learning the next step. I'm excited to be her student and look forward to the next lesson with her!

Susana O.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Susana O.

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I was born and raise on Peru, South America. My interest in music began when I was 9 years old. I came to USA when I was 17 and started attending college. I have take several music classes at college level like Music Theory, Music History, Piano, Voice and Ensemble. I finished my Associates degree in Fine Arts in Music in 2010. I have over 10 years of experience teaching music to students of all ages. I teach guitar and piano and I use different methods according to the student's needs. I also hold 2 recitals a year so students can show their hard work.

About Susana

Education is one of the most valuable things you can acquire. Knowledge stays with you wherever you go and you can use it in the less unexpected situation. I was born and raise on Peru, South America. My interest in music began when I was 9 years old. I came to USA when I was 17 and started atte

Tyler M.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Tyler M.

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I try to tailor each lesson to the individual student.

About Tyler

In 2013, I was privileged to play at the Grand Ole Opry.

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Shon M.
Tyler is a wonder and talented musician who teaches. I have found the norm is that talented musicians play and the rest teach. Tyler does both wonderfully! He's a creative and encouraging teacher who know how to take complex material and explain it in a way anyone can understand! I highly recommend him to whoever is interested in learning a musical Instrument!

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Encinitas, CA

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Encinitas is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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$38 average
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$51 average
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"This instructor is great!

Josh is a kind and patient instructor, he focuses heavily on technique and minor details that make playing easier. He provides constructive criticism to help understand the mechanics of guitar playing. I've learned so much in my first weeks with Josh, I plan to continue my lessons under his guidance."
Paul
Took Guitar lessons from Josh G.
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"Robert is very nice and polite. I think the lesson was sufficient for the first lesson. He gave me homework to work on the D, G, and C chords. We went over the right hand numbering PIMA. I need to determine what my goals are in playing the guitar."
Twyla
Took Guitar lessons from Robert C.
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"The first lesson was really good, Michelle is such a nice, gentle teacher."
Susanna
Took Guitar lessons from Michelle W.
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"Eric is a overall great instructor and taught me the basics in a two hour class.

Eric is amazing! He taught me to play the basic cords; proper handling including how to hold a pick, how to stand and sit with the guitar, how to place your fingers on the strings, and how to pick your strings. I learned all of these things in a two hour class. Overall, I think he is a great instructor for beginners, private, and group lessons. :D
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Lauren
Took Guitar lessons from Eric C.
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"Wow! Shaun has far exceeded my expectations. He is an amazing teacher. He is prepared every week with lesson plans, he is a walking Encyclopedia for all things music and he is an extremely nice guy. Shaun is the real deal. He has the skills to teach everyone form the beginning guitar player to a seasoned professional looking to advance their skills. He is a patient person that takes the time to make sure you understand what he is teaching and more importantly he can explain why something has to be done a certain way. Shaun takes some the most complicated aspects of the guitar from rhythm to scales and makes it easy to understand and apply in the real world."
Jim
Took Guitar lessons from Shaun Z.
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"Jimmy is very knowledgable and excellent at teaching. He is the real deal, and I am so glad to have found him."
Tina
Took Guitar lessons from James R.
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"I was a self taught guitar player since a very early age, so when I met Nadav for the first time I already knew many songs and chords. But my technique was a mess.
Nadav helped me establish a healthy and meticulous practice routine that fixed my technique very quickly.
I would recommend him as a teacher for every level."
Eran
Took Guitar lessons from Nadav P.
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"David is awesome! I've learned so much from him already, after only a few lessons."
Tammy
Took Guitar lessons from David E.
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"He has been teaching me for a while now. I have waited to post my review until I was confident on giving the correct review. I am an adult and I work, so I have limited time that I can allocate to practicing guitar. I really like his way of teaching because he is to the point, very efficient and knows where I am and what I need. He is able to measure the right amount of challenges for me to practice for next lesson. I manage a department and manage more than 40 people at my work and being so, I am very demanding when it comes to judging people. And I am very happy that I have him as my instructor. I believe he is able to guide me to develop my skills and knowledge efficiently. And on top of that, he is a great guy!! I strongly recommend him!"
Kentaro
Took Guitar lessons from Rob S.
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"Meghan is patient and encouraging and makes the lessons enjoyable . I am not the fastest student but she points me in the right direction and always sends me home with something fun to work on"
Steve
Took Guitar lessons from Meghan L.
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