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Esther B.

47 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English and Korean, English, Korean
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Awarded Annabelle Jones Rose Memorial Scholarship from Sacramento City College
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Esther B.

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I have been teaching the guitar 8 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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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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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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Colin M.

9 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BA Music from California State University Sacramento
  • Teaching since 2006
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Colin M.

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I'm a believer that almost anyone can learn to play music well, and guitar is no exception. It's something which seems difficult at first, but has a series of specific steps (like any instrument) which take the mystery out of it, and get you playing in no time! I love seeing students improve on this instrument and seeing how much fun they have once they begin to play songs they love.

About Colin

I'm a life-long musician with a passion for the art and a love of teaching it. In 2012, I graduated from Sacramento State with a Bachelors in Music. Through my schooling and personal study, I have become a well-rounded musician able to teach many instruments effectively. Making music with others

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Scott B.
Colin is a good dude. Great person to learn from. Very patient and helpful
Kelly
Colin has been a fantastic teacher for my 12-year old son, who is learning his first instrument. Colin is kind, friendly, personable, and easy-going. He keeps the lessons fresh and fun. My son has made a very nice connection with Colin and really enjoys his lessons.
Jennifer
It's pretty terrifying to try a new instrument, especially one like the trumpet--which is so loud and obvious if you're wrong! Colin was supportive and warm and encouraging, and kept me at ease and willing to keep trying. He seems knowledgeable in alot of areas of music too, which is an added bonus. Highly recommend!
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William C.

9 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Special Commendation For Outstanding Musicianiship from Santa Cruz Jazz Festival
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Tina D.

50 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Tina D.

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I've played guitar for a few years and enjoy teaching beginners. I incorporate reading music, reading tab, playing melodies, and playing chords.

About Tina

Hello! I've been teaching private lessons for over 15 years. I was a high school music teacher & band director in the Philadelphia area for 7 years, and I now live in Miami, FL where I am working on a doctoral degree in conducting. I also work as a freelance musician. I'm looking forward to maki

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Brad B.
Amazing first lesson! Tina was incredibly patient and thorough -- my daughter really enjoyed it
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great first lesson, thank you!!
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Raymond (Remi) L.

216 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Papiamento, Dutch
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Very High acknowledgements from THE NATIONAL DEAN'S LIST OF AMERICA & AMERICAN BIOGRAPHICAL INSTITUTE.
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Raymond (Remi) L.

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You can count on quality lessons!
From the first lesson you will be able to play a song on your Guitar.

The following topics are what you will be learning from me:
Basic Popular Guitar:
Introduction: The Guitar and its parts
Sitting positions
The right position (left and right hand)
Tuning
How to use the pick
Down & up Strokes Strumming
The diagram and Tabs
Basic Chords:
Harmonic Progression Reading
Repertoire (Easy American & Children Songs)

Intermediate Popular Guitar:
Up- an downstroke Strumming
Arpeggio
Chords: Bridges, Substitutes, Altered, and Bar-chords
Tab reading
Repertoire (American, Latino & International Songs)

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Advance Strumming
Chords: Dominant 7, Minor 7 chords, Major 7, Minor 7, Diminished, ½ Diminished, Add 9, Add 6, 7th-5th, 6th/9th
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Repertoire (Other American & International Songs)

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About Raymond (Remi)

I completed musical studies at the Conservatory of Music of San Juan, Puerto Rico and graduated MAGNA CUM LAUDE, with Majors in Musical Education and as a Performing Artist. I am a qualified multilingual Music Instructor. I have performed as a guitarist with several orchestras, musical groups, ba

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Sheila Jaszlics
He is a very patient teacher who has helped me to hear and pronounce sounds that are not native to the English language. I would recommend him to people like myself that need to master Dutch for professional purposes.
Brianna
I have been doing lessons with Remi for 8 months now and I have learned SO MUCH! He is a fantastic teacher and always knows how to have fun in his lessons. :)
Michelle
Raymond was GREAT!!! Super patient and so, so kind!!! Would highly recommend!!!

Lucas S.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $17
  • Speaks Spanish, Portuguese, English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded John La Porta Award from Berklee College of Music
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Lucas S.

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There is no method in music that works for all. From hearing the student playing on the first lesson, I immediately create a method that will work for this student and no one else. This is based on intuition and it comes from my knowledge and love form teaching music.

About Lucas

Lucas Santos is a guitarist, educator, and composer born in Brazil. He started his studies with a local teacher in his hometown who was an alumnus from Berklee College of Music. In 2014 he went to a Berklee Summer Program where after studying with great teachers he decided to become a musician. In

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Dafnie
Absolutely enjoyed working with Lucas! Super knowledgeable and he actually taught me the exact things I was looking to learn as it pertains to jazz guitar. He even broke down a song I was struggling with prior to getting lessons!! I am finally seeing real progress!
Rafael
Lucas is one of my favorite teachers. He really care about the student progress. Even after the lesson finishes, he takes the time to e-mail me everything we covered with professionally made pdf and mp3.
Hugo Alves
Lucas is one of the best instructors I've ever had. He creates the lessons focused on the student needs, and than breaks every topic into smaller chunks that are perfect to learn.

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Granite Bay is $65. 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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"Jered is very laid back, encouraging and helpful! Off to a great start."
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Took Guitar lessons from Jered J.
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"Marc is wonderful with my enthusiastic 8 year old son. From our first contact with him, he freely gave advice for beginners as we looked for an instrument and continued to help us with everything we needed to know. He was always encouraging and inclusive with the planned jam sessions. The lessons were the perfect balance of a fun hang-out vibe and focus on technique... and a little gum bribe :)... whatever works! We were very lucky to find such a great teacher."
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Took Guitar lessons from Marc M.
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"My 10 year old son has been taking lessons with Steve for almost 2 years. Prior to Steve, Nathan was enrolled in group lessons at the park district. After a unpleasant experience with the group lessons , we decided to try private lessons. Steve has done an amazing job working with Nathan. Like most kids, some days it is hard to keep his attention, but Steve does an amazing job. He has kept Nathan focused while still allowing him to have fun playing the guitar. Based on our experience, I would highly recommend Steve as a musical instructor."
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Took Guitar lessons from Steven B.
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"Very patient and prepared. This teacher has tremendous knowledge and knows how to communicate it. Highly recommend!"
Albert
Took Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"I have enjoyed my first class. Now I have homework to practice.
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"Excellent musician and guitarist. Plus, he knows how to teach. Michael keeps the lessons interesting sharing stories of famous guitarists, demonstrating on his guitar how to do certain techniques, and playing duets. He can talk the talk and walk the walk!"
Charlie
Took Guitar lessons from Michael R.
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"Geoff takes the time to make sure his students are really learning how to develop good habits when playing guitar and takes care to spend as much time as it takes to solidify different techniques. He cares that his students are actually learning and doesn't cut corners, making sure things are easy to understand. He's patient, friendly, and skillful, and each lesson is something to look forward to."
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Took Guitar lessons from Geoff A.
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Took Guitar lessons from Phoenix K.
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"Blues Guitar

Mark is a great teacher he has given me a great base to build from, Even though I have never read music his ability to add that into our lessons has helped greatly in understanding what I am learning. Mark is talented and easy to follow in his teaching. He tailors the lessons to your abilities while moving along quickly. Best of all he takes the time to review your progress and answer all your questions. Could not be happier with him as my teacher."
Norman
Took Guitar lessons from Mark W.
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"Andrew thoroughly enjoyed his first lesson tonight!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Steven B.
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