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Rachael F.

3 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor's Degree in Contemporary Writing and Production from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rachael F.

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My goal is to inspire students to create and share music that reflects their unique interests and voice, while providing a strong foundation of the fundamentals of music. We will work on theory, sight-reading, ear training, and whatever interests YOU to help you reach your goals.

About Rachael

Hi! My name is Rachael, and I've been teaching piano, drums, guitar, and ukulele throughout San Diego County since 2016. I earned my Bachelor's degree at Berklee College of Music in Boston where I was a piano major with a focus on contemporary writing and production. After graduating in 2012, my wo

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Masashi (Masa) N.

6 Reviews
El Cajon, CA
Starting at $33
  • Speaks Japanese, English, French
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Cristopher E.

14 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Arts from UCSD
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Cristopher E.

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Can play and teach all styles and levels of guitar, although I have the most experience with rock, jazz, pop, metal, and classical music.

About Cristopher

If you feel like you're stuck or hit a wall, I can help take your skills to the next level; I can help you improve your technique, learn difficult songs, learn more about gear and gigs and performing, help you learn how to play any chord, key, or scale in any position, or help you learn how to solo

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Lindsay and Aidan E.
My daughter (9), son (7) and myself are all taking lessons and Cris Is able to adapt for all our learning needs and makes it fun along the way too.
Derek R.
I had my first lesson today. Cris is the real deal. He is an excellent guitar player and was able to coax what little skill and talent I possess into a formidable lesson early on. I'll be booking my Son along with myself and returning. We are blessed to have someone in the Rancho Bernardo/Rancho Penaquitos area like Cris!
Yuka O.
Chis was a great teacher - very patient, knowledgeable, and inspiring.

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Lin J.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Lin J.

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My students not only learn to play the guitar, but learn "why they are doing what they are doing!" I teach all ages and I am very patient. We can work as fast or as slow as you like. I believe lessons should be informative and fun at the same time. I teach each students the basics of note reading, chord theory and scales as these subjects relate to the guitar. I use varoius method books like Hal Leonard, The FJH Music, as well as method books for children.

About Lin

Hi! My name is Lin Belliveau. I have been teaching guitar, Ukulele, bass guitar and music theory for over 30 years. I am currently accepting students at my home studio and online. I have been studying music since an early age and I continue as I believe my music education should be on going. I reci

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Emily V.
My 13 year old daughter is taking lessons from Lin and says “she’s a pretty cool lady. I really like her”. That’s a pretty hard compliment to get from a teenager. Lin is fun and has made learning guitar a pleasure and something my daughter looks forward every week. I would highly recommend her!
Emily V.
My 12 yo daughter said she was a neat lady and liked her lesson.
Willow D.
My 7 year old daughter loved her first couple of lessons with Lin and looks forward to many more. Lin is very knowledgeable. She is also kind and patient.

Gary S.

1 Review
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Gary S.

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Gary is a professional touring/recording guitarist,composer
and member of PERE UBU, ROCKET FROM THE TOMBS AND THE LEGENDARY SHACK SHAKERS.
A Graduate of Berkee College of Music, he has over 30 years of experience teaching and performing. He specializes in Contemporary and Classical Guitar. Lessons focus on the application of Music Theory to Guitar to help students acquire strong compositional and songwriting skills, knowledge of chord construction, the ability to play scales proficiently, and gain necessary skills needed for solo improvisation. In addition to a wealth of teaching experience, he has toured extensively throughout North America and Europe and has numerous songwriting credits on international releases.

About Gary

Gary is a professional touring/recording guitarist and composer most notably associated with PERE UBU, ROCKET FROM THE TOMBS AND THE LEGENDARY SHACK SHAKERS. He has earned a reputation as a virtuosic live performer and highly sought after professional guitar instructor. In 2011, he joined Rocket

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Scotty P.

3 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1993
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Scotty P.

3 Reviews
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Whether you just want to sing a song at the campfire, or stand on stage in platform heels blowing fireballs, learning to understand the theory behind the music, will enable you to fulfill that dream. The guitar fingerboard is full of shapes, and there are a lot of complicated ways to learn them. Let's learn some easy ones that do the same job, and allow your creativity to shine.

About Scotty

I am an established performer having played in such bands as BigDamnCrazyWeight, Bring Back Dad and most recently, guitarist for Guadalupe Blue. I studied Music Theory at New Mexico State University with the amazing Dr. Don Hardisty and Composition with Dr. Warner Hutchison. I am passionate about m

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Ginny S.
Great Teacher

Scotty is a excellent teacher.
I've been learning bass from him and he is very knowledgeable in everything from the history of music, theory, techniques and much more.
Corey S.
overall good teacher

I've been taking lessons from Scotty for over a year and have learned a lot about theory, form, and style. Had taken lessons from other instructors and felt that I should had been further along after 1 year. One hour lesson time is perfect for me and I always leave wishing I had more time.
nathan D.
Great Teacher

Great teacher takes time to cover theory of music, and does hour lessons unlike most teachers in town who do 30min lessons. Have taken lessons from other teachers in the past, and all they do is teach you songs without explaining the reasoning behind it. Have learned more in the last few months then I’ve learn in years with other teachers.

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in La Jolla, CA

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in La Jolla is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"Mike is very knowledgeable and helpful, and his lessons are always fun. We spend time both working on exercises and learning actual songs, which has made me a better guitarist."
Andrew
Took Guitar lessons from Michael C.
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"As someone who has played guitar for over ten years and taken lessons from several other accomplished guitar teachers, I can safely say that Ahmad is the best guitar teacher I've taken lessons from.

He determines what you hope to take away from the lessons and what your goals are as a player and is very dedicated to finding a way to get you there that is both educational and enjoyable. His instruction is very flexible and has no hesitation dropping one exercise and focusing more on styles of learning that are suitable for you as a student.

For someone who has been playing for a long time he was quickly able to open up a whole new set of possibilities and refresh the instrument for me as well as better my understanding of music harmony and melody in general."
William
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"I had my first lesson today. Cris is the real deal. He is an excellent guitar player and was able to coax what little skill and talent I possess into a formidable lesson early on. I'll be booking my Son along with myself and returning. We are blessed to have someone in the Rancho Bernardo/Rancho Penaquitos area like Cris!"
Derek
Took Guitar lessons from Cristopher E.
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"The first lessons on posture and technique were a bit of a struggle since I just wanted to learn guitar basics but the approach Antonio gave with his method I was able to play my music (which is not Spanish guitar)."
Abby (Margarette)
Took Guitar lessons from Antonio G.
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"An Excellent instructor! He has lot of patience specially with beginners. He is very knowledgeable in regards to music/ guitar.He is so kind to share his expertise with you.He is easy going and he show enthusiasm in what he does which invite you to keep going in you guitar journey.His studio is a peaceful, welcoming and inviting environment to play your guitar. He’s open in whatever music you feel comfortable to play with. He adapted to your needs and he knows how far you can go. He is an expert in what he does! You’re the best Aidan! I highly recommend him! Thank you so much for all your patience, enthusiasm and support!"
Iralda
Took Guitar lessons from Aidan C.
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"Michael is great, he takes the time to demonstrate if I don't pick something up right away and he makes himself always available for a question (lesson time or not)."
Dyane
Took Guitar lessons from Michael L.
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"Great with young kids"
Tripp
Took Guitar lessons from Eric B.
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"Stephen is an excellent teacher. My child has enjoyed taking guitar with Stephen much more than the previous guitar teacher. The advancement in skill of my child in the past year has been tremendous. I highly recommend Stephen especially for Christian parents who maybe looking for an awesome Christian guitar teacher."
Elizabeth
Took Guitar lessons from Steven E.
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"Exceptional musician. Skilled and patient teacher.

I have been taking weekly guitar lessons with Nick for nearly four months now and it has been all I hoped for and more. As a recent retiree and amateur musician one of my goals is to rapidly improve my novice guitar skills. I was looking for a teacher who would push me hard but was willing to work with the particular songs and musical questions that I might bring to him each week. I could not be more pleased. Nick is able to immediately bring his knowledge and experience to any material that I bring to a lesson and he uses it as the basis for a wide range of teaching moments – whether it be technique, harmony, or improvisational approach. What I didn't anticipate was the extent to which his holistic, listening (and singing) based approach to playing an instrument has challenged me. Nick is making me a better musician not just a better guitar player. (And it is very helpful that he types out notes on all that we discuss and sends an email following each lesson.)"
James
Took Guitar lessons from Nick R.
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"Matt has taught me SO much and I advanced so quickly in my playing! Matt taught me how to play the songs and styles I wanted to learn. He introduced me to new styles of music and playing to open my abilities up, and backed it up with the theory of what’s happening in the music I’m playing to understand it.

I became a better player, much tighter with my timing, turned my “chunky” picking into smooth, controlled, efficient, much better sounding playing. Matt helped me lock in to better timing (even different time signatures), and through the nuggets of theory he passed on - gave me the tools I needed to write MUCH better music! I started lessons with Matt to just “learn how to play guitar better”. I definitely got that PLUS a fun well-rounded music education too!

Matt is truly an inspiring teacher who is uber friendly and enthusiastic about teaching. His teaching makes you want to keep picking up the guitar as often as possible!"
Bill N.
Took Guitar lessons from Matt O.
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