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Elias S.

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Costa Mesa, CA
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  • Speaks Portugese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Elias S.

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In teaching lessons, it is my great pleasure to share with students of all ages and skill levels the knowledge that I've gained over 27 years of playing. I firmly believe that anyone can learn anything at any time, given the proper tools!

In our first lesson, we will determine your musical goals and create a realistic path to achieving them. It's my job to help you along this path while keeping things fun.

To maintain focus and week-to-week continuity, I always provide lesson notes to take home. I can also provide recordings of lessons and transcriptions of pieces, if desired.

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violins, viola, mandolin, guitar, bass, ukulele, piano, recording equipment

About Elias

At 5 years old I was struck by the incredible beauty of Vivaldi's music, and ever since I've been playing violin. I hold a BA from Oberlin College of Arts and Sciences, won a scholarship to the Baroque Performance Institute in 2005 and attended the BPI again in 2006. Apart from teaching, as a profes

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Sara
Elias is the best! Such a knowledge and passion of music. He has been my sons guitar instructor going on 5 months. My son has learned so much and always enjoys and looks forward to his lessons. My son is is not only learning guitar but violin as well from him. Fantastic instructor A+
Joni
I am very impressed with Elias! He listened well, offered helpful suggestions, laughed and was very congenial to work with. We discussed how to hold a bow and, since I have some arthritis in my hands, he was very open to other possible options that might work better for me. Taking lessons from him will be a bright spot in my week. I would recommend him in a heart beat!
Gene
A fun and informative lesson. Looking forward to the next one.
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Zach P.

9 Reviews
Long Beach, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelors of Arts in Music with a Minor in Mathematics from California State University: Long Beach
  • Teaching since 2011
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Zach P.

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I started playing guitar around the age of 8. I've studied with a jazz legend and toured around the US. I teach all skill levels. From music theory, basic concepts, learning songs to advanced techniques. I'm here to help you on your journey to becoming a fantastic guitar player. Together we'll overcome the physical, mental and technical challenges. Are you ready PLAY?!

About Zach

“I have a passion for music and my greatest goal in life is to share that passion one way or another.” Zach P. started his musical journey before he could speak with his father starting his ear-training as a toddler. He’s taught all levels of guitar, piano and voice for several years. H

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Jack
Every minute of my lesson is a great time! Very fun teacher and can't wait for every week for the next lesson. Definitely will continue learning from him for the foreseeable future.
James
zack is a talented musician. he is smart and fun. You will learn so much with him as he knows lots about ableton and music.
James
Zack is smart and knowledgeable. He knows how to troubleshoot problems and has many solutions. He is a fun and patient teacher honest and intelligent and talented .
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Matthew B.

6 Reviews
La Puente, CA
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  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 2 and up
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Matthew B.

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Focus on strumming technique and developing chordal vocabulary.

About Matthew

I'm a performer/instructor residing in Los Angeles,CA. I grew up in Cleveland, Ohio where I founded the band Synasis with my brother. We played several local shows, as well as opening for national touring artists. While living in Ohio I also attended The Recording Workshop, where I studied audio eng

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Jules
Matthew teaches preschool music classes with our music company and he’s just wonderful with the young children.
He’s enthusiastic, upbeat and gets all the kids singing and dancing along. The kids have so much fun they don’t even know that they’re learning.
Matthew has a big repertoire of kids friendly songs and musical fun activities.
Matthew is a pleasure to work with.
We are so happy to have Matthew as a part of our music family.
Jules Moss, JULES MUSIC 4 KIDS, LLC
Patrick Tupper
Great instructor.
Took group classes with guitar and ukulele.
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Joseph H.

Riverside, CA
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  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joseph H.

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I teach each student differently, have for many years. Beginning, intermediate or advanced. Some teachers start everyone out with the same boring "Twinkle twinkles Little Star" type book, even adults. I teach accordingly to their abilities. You get better at teach, by teaching for years, period! I have been playing since 1977, and teaching since 1995. I hope to "Hear you Here".

About Joseph

I have been playing since 1975, and been teaching guitar since 1995. Played in many bands since 1980. I write and record my own music in my recording studio. I currently perform solo at various places. I am well versed at chord, scale and music theory.. plus I'M FUNNY!! (that is free though).. :)

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Craig G.

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Starting at $45
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Craig G.

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As a teacher, I work to ensure your experience is educational and fun. I use a straightforward approach to teaching theory and technique, with a three-part lesson plan adapting to your skill level and interest:

1 Proficiencies: Playing scales, arpeggios, chords, chord inversions, chords with bass lines, chord melody chord progressions, techniques, basic music theory, and more.

2 Reading: Identifying single notes in all positions, reading chord symbols, and reading chords and melody together. Reading rhythms.

3 Song Repertoire: Learning and appreciating songs, understanding the theory used in the song development, incorporating emotions and dynamics into the song, and learning how to apply learned proficiencies to master the songs and add personal improvisational touches to the songs.

Each student is monitored with a checklist that follows the three categories so we can identify strengths and weaknesses as students progress through different musical styles. The checklists help ...

About Craig

Hello, Here is information on my Experience, Music Performance, Instruction, and Composition and Song Writing Services. Experience My full range of musical services includes live solo performance, band performance, orchestra/pit performance, session recording, music director, concert production,

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John R.

Teaches Online
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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John R.

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I enjoy most of all the back and forth between teacher and student and working together. A good teacher learns alot from his students as well as through teaching. There is no end to learning.

I am very flexible as far as location is concerned. I can travel to you. I am also highly proficient in online learning and can teach and convey concepts from anywhere.

I am also very active in the New Orleans music community and regularly play out in town and on tour. I have a wealth of knowledge about music business and how to be a professional musician.

About John

Hello! My name is John and I would love to be your teacher! I am a professional musician in New Orleans, Louisiana and have been playing guitar, singing and writing music for almost 15 years. I love to play guitar. I always have and always will. Music is the reason I wake up every morning and I hop

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"Greg is great at perceiving the needs of his students and adapting to provide a guitar lesson plan for their individual’s needs."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Jimmy has a very in-depth approach to teach music, starting from the fundamentals and building on top of them. I've been studying acoustic guitar and mainly music theory with Jimmy for the past 3 months with no prior music knowledge, and I believe I already learned a huge amount about music.

I prefer taking the 1 hour lessons each week, since it provides enough time to think about the material being taught and to ask meaningful questions. I believe Jimmy's objective is to get the student to think about music critically, not just to memorize information.

I fully enjoy the lessons and think they are worth the effort and time!"
Alex Krasner
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James R.
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"Nils is an outstanding instructor. He spends whatever time he needs to to make sure you learn what you want to learn. He is very flexible, and very patient. He takes great interest in your progress, and focuses his lessons on the skills you want to learn rather than driving a specific rote curriculum. He focuses his lessons on song rather than technique, and he adapts his lessons to the kind of music you want to learn. He is so knowledgeable about guitar that he help you figure out how to play any piece. I have made great progress under his tutelage, and am advancing from the beginning stages much more quickly than I anticipated."
Drew McMorrow
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Nils B.
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"As a complete novice, I’m starting to get a feel on Rick’s teaching method and how to improve my guitar skills from week to week."
Bob
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Rick P.
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"Devin is remarkably patient with our awkward, shy son, who he's been teaching for around 5 years. He keeps lessons fun and lets our son lead with his music interests. Devin is always on time, communicative, and professional. Our son (who is easily distracted) says the time flies by!"
Vanessa
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Devin A.
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"Greg is knowledgeable in both theory and various styles of guitar playing. He is fun to work with and is helping me advance my skills, not only through playing but in understanding the why behind making things work."
Rick
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg L.
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"Cole is an excellent guitar instructor! He is knowledgeable and engaging, and he makes learning a fun and rewarding experience. He helps his students set learning goals and achieve them. He follows up with feedback, tips and assignments after every lesson which is very helpful. My son is excited about learning to play guitar with Cole and he looks forward to his online lessons!"
Yuliya
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Russell P.
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"Judy is a great teacher. Strongly recommend!!!"
Samantha
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Judy G.
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"Chris is an excellent teacher. He has really helped me achieve a newfound joy in music through guitar. I am constantly impressed by his knowledgeable, calculated, and individualized instruction paired with his gentle, gracious disposition. I especially love the balance he helps me find between technical skills that have helped me be successful in starting from scratch with the instrument while also helping me to be musical, have fun, and focus in on the guitar player that I want to be."
Rashaan
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"Kirk worked with my daughter, who is eleven, for a little over a year. He was always friendly and professional and made the lessons fun for her. He was great at balancing my daughter's free spirit with structure and discipline. He really brought out the best in her and she looked forward to her lessons from week to week. We are both very sad that Kirk has to move, but want to make sure that everyone knows how wonderful he is!! I would highly recommend Kirk to anyone looking for a guitar instructor."
Angie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kirk R.
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