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Peter H.

5 Reviews
Concord, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Piano from Dallas School of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Mark B.

29 Reviews
Castro Valley, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaching since 1978
  • No degree from University Of The Pacific
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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.
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Steven B.

24 Reviews
Alameda, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1978
  • AA Music Theory from Laney College
  • Teaches students 7 to 65
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Steven B.

24 Reviews
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I teach beginning to advanced levels, including music theory, proper hand and finger technique and ear training. Pick the style of guitar playing you want to learn and I'll teach you how to perfect your abilities and have fun with it at the same time!

About Steven

Have you always wanted to learn how to play the piano, guitar or electric bass? Or maybe you've just felt like brushing up your musical knowledge and playing skills? Now’s your chance to fulfill those dreams! About Me: San Francisco Bay area pianist/guitarist/bassist; I've been playing music fo

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Debora H.
Wonderful first lesson with Steven. Steven shows a real interest in teaching. My success is his sucess. I learned a lot at the first lesson. He’s very knowledgeable, informative and has an easy going and fun teaching style. Looking forward to future lessons!
Sue M.
Great. He’s very talented I’m excited to begin working with him.
Lavernne
I've been taking lessons from Steven for I think two years now and he's helped me so much not only in reading music but also in ear training and in my song writing. He's incredibly patient and fun to work with. He also has a really nice cat.

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Will F.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Will F.

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currently working with 10 guitar clients

About Will

Will Fletcher Instruction has been going strong since 2009. New students starting this year are doing great along w all the older, more musically advanced students. I want you to play music. I don't care how we get there as long as on your specific instrument you want to learn, you are making music

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Kristen
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Great for beginners!
Eban P.
Will was everything I expected. I was looking for someone to teach naturally as opposed to rote (boring) learning. I'm sure Will can do rote but he did what I asked.

He really knows his music and can teach in a way that gets my son directly into actually playing music, which is exactly what I was after.

He’s really flexible and can take anything and turn it into something good.

The pace was spot-on, matching perfectly the maximum my son could understand at the time.

I think my son learnt the absolute maximum he could in that short space of time and he learned a LOT.
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Eric C.

39 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Eric C.

39 Reviews
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Whether you are just getting started or have been playing for years and have found yourself in a rut and want to refresh and do some new things, guitar lessons will help you to set and realize your goals in music.

About Eric

Performing and recording musician with several groups for over 15 years. I have been teaching private lessons and classes in community education to students of all ages since 2007. I have also taught music in early childhood education, St. Paul Public Schools as well as music therapy programs at

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Jackie L Micklewright
Eric has been very patient and accommodating of our 7 year old who is learning the ukulele. The instruction is age-appropriate and he provides a lot of positive reinforcement/feedback.
Mackenzie
Instructor was well prepared and very clear on what is expected.
River G.
Eric is very patient and personable.
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Ryan B.

58 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Awarded 2012 Most Valuable Tutor from StudyPoint Test Prep
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Ryan B.

58 Reviews
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I teach rhythm and lead acoustic and electric guitar for any style of music I teach songs by Metallica, Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, Aerosmith, Pink Floyd, AC/DC and many, many more

About Ryan

Is you New Year's resolution to learn a new instrument? I can help you accomplish your goals for 2021! I provide personalized and affordable online lessons. Online lessons are convenient and effective! My name is Ryan B. I play and teach guitar, bass and drums, and piano and would love to te

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Teresa C.
My son has been learning the drums with Mr. Ryan for almost 5 years. We couldn't have asked for a better teacher! Mr. Ryan is kind, funny, patient, and knowledgeable. I don't think you could ask for any more in a teacher! Due to the pandemic, we've shifted to online learning for the past year and it has been such a blessing to be able to continue our learning. Without skipping a beat, Mr. Ryan has created an effortless way for students to learn online. We highly recommend lessons with Mr. Ryan. It's easier now than ever!
Jude
Ryan was knowledgeable, kind, and prepared. He found common ground that had my 8-year old engaged and followed up right after the first lesson. Looking forward to seeing my kid grow in his excitement.
Caroline A.

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"Adam is the best guitar teacher I have ever had. I tried learning guitar with a few other teachers but never really got the hang of it and didn't see much improvement. In just a couple months Adam has taught me so much from playing different chord shapes to different strumming patterns and techniques. I can genuinely feel a difference in my playing and have seen great improvement. Adam also takes the time to explain the songs he teaches and the ideas and motifs behind them. His methods really do work no matter what experience level you are. His knowledge and skills on the guitar (both electric and acoustic) are amazing. He's passionate about playing guitar which is what makes him such a great teacher. If you are looking to start playing or looking to improve upon your skills Adam is the guy for you!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Adam S.
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Bill is a very knowledgeable, flexible, and patient guitar teacher. Thanks Bill."
Bao
Took Guitar lessons from Bill G.
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"Sam is awesome! He listened to my learning objectives and background, he instructs clearly (and kindly), and I’m super stoked for my next lesson."
Karen
Took Guitar lessons from Sam M.
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Took Guitar lessons from Brian C.
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"I'm enjoying my lessons with Scott. He has taught me a lot. He makes playing and learning exciting. I can't wait for my next lesson."
Joan
Took Guitar lessons from Scott S.
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"Matthew is awesome, I have tried taking lesson twice before and he is by far the best instructor I’ve ever had. It’s nice to know he cares about his student as much as he cares about the music and instrument he is teaching. I would highly recommend him to anyone that is looking for lessons!!!"
Erick
Took Guitar lessons from Matthew N.
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"Gregory is the best guitar teacher out there. He customizes your experience to what you like and it is very good."
Jett
Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"I was so thankful to find Heather. She has been great teaching my son guitar. She teaches with enthusiasm and makes the lessons very enjoyable."
Kyle
Took Guitar lessons from Heather M. L.
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I really enjoy my instructor. He is patient and professional. I will admit I was a bit nervous at frist but he is very calm and helpful."
Daria
Took Guitar lessons from Benjamin P.
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"Jennifer was able to adjust the lesson to fit me and my style of learning. I had already did a bit of guitar lessons already but Jennifer was able to build on what I already knew."
Shani
Took Guitar lessons from Jennifer P.
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