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Colin H.

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Los Angeles, CA
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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelors in Commercial Music from Brigham Young University
  • Awarded 2nd Place - 2011 from John Lennon Songwriting Competition
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Colin H.

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I focus on musicality when I teach any instrument. With the guitar, that means keeping great rhythm, using rich chords and melodic solos, and playing with careful expressiveness.

We learn from the greats (Beatles, Police, Radiohead, etc) and learn to create and express from there.

About Colin

I'm an avid music fan familiar with rock (indie rock, classic rock, alternative), pop, funk, disco, and classical genres. Music has been my "thing" since the day I was born and I love connecting with people through their favorite music. My lessons focus on empowering each student with the skills

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Lynette F.
he's great!!!! i'm excited about working with him. he was very nice and had a gentle quality about him. Which i like.. i understood my lesson and excited about doing my homework for him. i always wanted to play piano-key boards and i feel my dreams may come true!!! something i thoughT i would never accomplish is being give to me...from someone????. ! Any way, it was a great experience! Thank-you!!! Amd many blessings!
Dora
Colin is such a great teacher! He has been so helpful with improving my guitar skills, and he is teaching me all of the songs I’ve been wanting to learn, as well as music theory. Would highly recommend him!
Nick K.
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Lucas M.

5 Reviews
Altadena, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Studio and Jazz Guitar Performance from University of Southern California
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Lucas M.

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With over 10 years of experience with students of all ages/levels, I am an expert in guitar, ukulele and bass education. I understand and care deeply about each students' needs and learning styles. My approach will vary with every student. I am able to asses beginners (of any age) to see if they are ready for guitar or ukulele and am able to help the most seasoned player prepare for any gig. I love working with anyone interested in music that would like to explore their talents and creativity!

About Lucas

I have a deep passion for music making and music education. I take pride in watching my students progress, develop and excel. I have helped all level of students, from early beginners getting over the beginner lessons hump, to students preparing to enter college and hobbyists or professionals tryin

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Barry
Great first lesson. Was really fun.
hector
This instructor very good. Very patient and I learned a lot today.. very happy customer
Bonnie B.
Lucas accompanied me yesterday playing jazz guitar while I sang some jazz standards. The experience was incredible and touching. I look forward to singing with Lucas again. Thanks.

Ben C.

Glendale, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
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Ben C.

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I enjoy passing on wisdom gained from years of playing in professional bands and studying music to people of all ages. I maintain a relaxed, anxiety-free teaching style that is focused on the individual goals of each student, no matter what their level of experience and stylistic preferences might be. You'll be playing fun songs right away, learn how to jam with anyone, and you'll have a blast!

About Ben

I play guitar for Video Game Metal band PowerGlove, as well as modern progressive metal band Lattermath. PowerGlove tours the US and Canada regularly with bands such as Dragonforce, mc chris, Symphony X, and Sonata Arctica. I have played on the Summer Slaughter Tour, and have appeared at Video Ga

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Charles V.

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  • Teaching since 2009
  • Philosophy from Umass Amherst
  • Teaches students Male: 18 and up; Female: 25 and up
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Charles V.

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I have been playing guitar for 16 years, handling studio session work on electric/acoustic guitar, as well as bass across multiple albums during my time as an established sound engineer in Massachusetts. If you are an absolute beginner to the guitar, I will show you all the mechanics and technique you need to be able to learn your favorite songs. Beginning guitar playing can be difficult; the instrument demands regular practice for results, but the reward of being able to share music with friends and/or family is well worth it. Send me a message and we'll see if I can get you to where you're going!

About Charles

I am a professional guitar player, bass player and sound engineer. I have been playing guitar for 16 years. I have found some measure of success in my career both as a performer and professional sound engineer by relying on my ear alone. If you are a total beginner, you will focus on the go

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Matt B.

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  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Matt B.

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I have been teaching guitar to students on the East and West Coasts of the United States for over 20 years. I was always interested in music and made my first “recording” at the age of 2 and a half. I got serious about playing the guitar when I was 10 years old after hearing the legendary Randy Rho

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Errol
Matt is a great teacher, and the biggest music history expert i've met. His passion for music and teaching really shines through his teaching!
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Sheldon K.

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Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1996
  • BM Music Composition from MN State University Moorhead
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Sheldon K.

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I am a multi-instrumentalist, composer, and producer who has been teaching all-things-music-related at the college level since 2004. I bring a wide musical perspective to guitar lessons -- if you want to go deeper into theory or musical culture we can go there. I have a background in classical guitar as well as jazz and rock.

About Sheldon

I'm a multi-instrumentalist specializing in teaching guitar. I've been teaching all-things-music at the college level since 2004. I've been teaching guitar and piano since the late 1990s. I think I bring a unique perspective to lessons because of my extremely wide musical background. I've playe

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Glendale 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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"Daniel was patient and nice and makes me feel confident that I can learn and succeed."
Isabella
Took Guitar lessons from Daniel B.
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"I can say without any reservation that Raymond is the complete package in a teacher! Raymond brings a sense of joy to learning guitar that makes me look forward to lessons, which I always leave in a better mood than when I started. He is probably the most insightful instructor that I have ever had the pleasure to work with--in music or any other field. He understands my strengths and weaknesses and tailors his teaching to my needs and my background. While I have a fair amount of musical experience, my struggles with stress and lack of confidence could have easily led me to quit taking lessons some time ago. But Raymond has a way of instilling confidence and making learning and practicing so fun that I just can't stop playing (and I started lessons in 2012)! Hearing him play with such grace and beauty, even the simple pieces that I am attempting, provides that much more motivation. And you'll never meet a warmer and more genuine person!"
Melissa
Took Guitar lessons from Raymond (Remi) L.
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"First lesson and I am already learning some basic strumming songs as well as some riffs. I do have the advantage of knowing a few of the basic chords but the lesson helped me put them together with some timing into songs, which I have never done before. Thank you Carla!"
George
Took Guitar lessons from Carla U.
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"Tim did a great job of explaining the lessons and provided valuable information about reading music. Unfortunately, at the time I started, I also had a newborn making it very hard to stay on track with practicing. Now that my daughter is older, I have more time to practice, and look forward to taking lessons soon."
Daniel
Took Guitar lessons from Tim B.
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"Lyle has been a great instructor so far. He has taught me how to think about and practice guitar better. He has a wealth of experience and knowledge that he shares in an easy-going way. I feel better prepared and confidant that I can reach my desired skill level, rather than it seeming like a fantasy. Highly recommended."
Adam
Took Guitar lessons from Lyle R.
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"Tom is great. He takes time with you and answers all your questions. I can see him being the right teacher for me. I would highly recommend Tom to anyone with or without experience!"
Jerome
Took Guitar lessons from Tom N.
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"Brian is the best! Highly encouraging - especially for me as a beginner."
Mike
Took Guitar lessons from Brian P.
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"Marc is very patient. There were times I didn't have time to practice between lessons and he was still able to find something we could work on during our lesson that would help me. He gave me great insight on what/how to practice and incorporate what I learned to help my progress, even on my tight schedule."
Tyler
Took Guitar lessons from Marc M.
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"Great first lesson! Geoff is very knowledgable and gave me some great information to help me begin improving my guitar playing knowledge and technique."
Stuart
Took Guitar lessons from Geoff S.
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"Daniel is a very good instructor. Very patient and easy going. I am progressing at a nice and steady pace and always excited for my next lesson"
Rasheena
Took Guitar lessons from Daniel E.
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Guitar Lessons in Glendale

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Burgeoning guitar players in Glendale can find inspiration in every direction. From the array of diverse small venues in Glendale, to the classic Los Angeles hotspots in nearby neighborhoods, there are tons of things to inspire you and your guitar playing.

Amoeba Amoeba in Hollywood is the music store to fulfill any audiophile's fantasy. This giant music store lures fans with its city block wide music selection and frequent in-store events. Get lost in the aisles of unexpected and familiar genres around the store and treat yourself to an unusual CD from the dollar bin - a perfectly fun option for music students who are just getting started with guitar lessons in Glendale. Their annual Mardi Gras "parade" particularly embodies the store's fun and silliness and should not be missed.

If you're in the mood to browse for music but aren't in the mood for an Amoeba-level wandering, Atomic Records in Burbank is a smaller, but just as mighty music shop even closer to Glendale.

For large scale tours and big name bands, The Hollywood Bowl, L.A. Live, The Wiltern, and The Greek (to name a few) are just a skip away. These power houses are must-stop venues for most North American tours. What’s a better way to get inspired after a few guitar lessons in Glendale then to watch the professionals take the stage?

Amphitheaters like The Hollywood Bowl and The Greek let you wave your (figurative) California flag high as you enjoy music in the open air.

If you're just in the mood for drooling over some truly beautiful guitars, Imperial Vintage Guitars in Burbank and Sherman Oaks offers plenty of eye candy. They also boast a repair shop, should you find yourself in need. Grayson's Tune Town is a guitar shop right in Glendale that does repairs and offers rental options if you are just getting to know the type of guitars you enjoy playing.

In Glendale, live music venues are everywhere. Watching local artists in small venues can really connect you in to your local musician network, as well as inspire you to keep practicing.

Left Coast Wine Bar & Gallery offers a cozy upstairs loft where intimate acts compliment the relaxed lounge. On Sundays, they have an open mic night, where you can get up on stage yourself. Open mic nights are a perfect way to show off that you have been taking guitar lessons in Glendale and keeping up with your practicing.

Complex is Glendale's finest gritty bar venue. This is the type of place where garage bands pay their dues and have a good time doing it.

Jax Bar & Grill is a must for local jazz lovers. Steamy acts are served up seven nights a week.

Though Glendale's local music venues lean in the direction of bars, a short trip to North Hollywood's Republic of Pie offers a classic coffee shop venue for music lovers of all ages. Here, all sorts of acts perform, and all go great with a cup of coffee or a slice of pie. Squashy couches and chairs make this a very comfortable place to enjoy music.

Now you know where to go, get out there and enjoy! The more you listen to and explore the things you love about music, the more proud you can be of all the steps you are taking to be a part of the music community! So what are you waiting for? Sign up for guitar lessons in Glendale now!

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