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Brian C.

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Pacifica, CA
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA in Music from Humboldt State University
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Brian C.

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I insist you have fun, so pick a song you would like to play and we'll work through the music together! Alternately there is a whole language to music to communicate with and I can teach everything from fundamentals to jazz theory.

About Brian

My name is Brian C. and I've been featured in the Berkeley Folklore Archive for songwriting! I am a creative person who is adept at a number of musical instruments. While I don't play them all, I would certainly like too. I have a music degree and I would love to teach your student anything from

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Jane D.
Brian is great for kids and adults!

My 10-year-old showed interest in learning piano, and Brian is great! My 8-year-old thought it looked fun, so we added him, and Brian does a great job with him. In fact, my 40-something husband was so impressed, he signed up, too! Brian is terrific with all of them. Everyone is learning at his own speed and each is improving. Brian adeptly teaches according to skill, interest, aptitude, and attitude. I'm so impressed! I heartily recommend for anyone looking for a music teacher.
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Peter C.

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Livermore, CA
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Peter C.

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Music has been my passion since I was 10 years old. I didn't have any real instruments at first, so, I built my own out of coffee cans, ice cream containers and of course: a rubber band shoebox guitar! It might sound funny, but, I believe these early days of trying to create music using my "homemade symphony," forced me to really get to the core of sound and expression without the pre-set curriculum of traditional music study. Early on, I learned a few fundamental concepts of music theory that would forever change how I learned, as well as how I taught music to others. I believe these concepts set a foundation that allowed me to understand music and grow much faster - including learning multiple instruments.

And yes, I eventually acquired a real guitar and went on to study music and computers at the University of California and I currently compose music for TV and film in my own studio. I have taught guitar, bass, piano, drums, theory, composition and recording production to ...

About Peter

I currently compose music for TV, film and other digital media in my own recording studio. Prior to that, I spent about 25 years playing guitar, piano, bass and drums in bands and as a studio musician. At school I studied classical music (theory and composition) as well as orchestration and compute

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Nick
Peter has a wonderful, positive personality and is really easy to work with!
Art
I just started my second year of guitar lessons with Peter and I’m learning so much! Peter is a great teacher who is patient, encouraging and a great listener. He can “hear” the areas that I need to work on, and is able to clearly communicate ways for me to improve . He has helped me get better at my rhythm, my strumming, tempo and even an introduction to music theory. I’m now playing (and singing) some of my favorite songs! Highly recommend!
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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.

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I have been teaching acoustic guitar part time since 1972 and full time since 1998. From beginning level to advanced, I teach virtually all styles of music using flat picking and finger picking methods.

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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Adam B.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Adam B.

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I'm a patient teacher with the ability to structure and pace lessons to meet the individual needs and ability levels of a wide variety of students. I am a professional performer, composer and recording artist with 20 years experience on stage and in the studio. I'm familiar with a wide variety of styles, and have studied blues, African, classical and Brazilian guitar at Chicago's Old Town School of Folk Music. I offer lessons on acoustic or electric guitar, depending on student preference

About Adam

I'm a professional performer, composer and recording artist, now accepting guitar students. I play folk, rock, blues and finger style guitar and have studied with African guitar scholar Nathaniel Braddock. I've toured extensively in Europe and North America, opened for the band Wilco, and played at

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Kara
Great first lesson with Adam!
Jerry
excellent teacher/mentor.. My Son, has enjoyed his lessons.
Jo
Adam is helping me get back to playing guitar after some 40 years in which I did not play at all. With his help, I’m refreshing what I used to know (basic chords and notes on the staff), and extending my skills into new areas, like finger-picking, barre chords, and tablature-reading--plus learning a lot of new songs. He’s an excellent teacher.
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John A.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1999
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John A.

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From Folk to Rock you will learn right & left hand technique, picking & finger picking to sound like a professional

About John

I consider myself to be friendly, outgoing and serious but with a sense of humor. I genuinely love music and I am an artist who enjoys teaching and wish to impart my love for the great masters to my students. I pay attention to details like phrasing, expression and overall musicianship. I am a r

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Isabella
Mr. Aragon has continually shown me his love for music through his teaching. As an instructor, he paid close attention to my technique when playing the piano, guitar, or flute, and helped me improve it. Through the years, he has strongly influenced my love for music, and I continue to use what he has taught me when playing instruments and music outside the classroom. Overall, Mr. Aragon is a great, professional instructor who is passionate about teaching students music through music theory and his love of rock n roll and classical music.
Patricia T.
I went for my first lesson this morning & John was excellent! Very professional & informative. I look forward to more upcoming lessons in the following weeks!!!
Pauline
Mr.Aragon was my son’s grade school music teacher for 8 yrs. He is very patient and encouraging, and my son really enjoyed it when Mr.Aragon would teach the class music from the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s. Now my son appreciates Motown, Michael Jackson, the Beatles, and Billy Joel as much as he does current alternative music, and he is 13!
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Chris B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
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Chris B.

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I've been playing guitar for recordings for years, and can show you the fundamentals of rhythm guitar, finger picking, and soloing.

About Chris

I'm a bass player, educator, composer, arranger and band leader living in Brooklyn, NY, and am active in a diverse group of projects that include polka, jazz, classical, and commercial music. I've been teaching double bass and electric bass for 20 years, and have recently added synth bass to my le

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Tyrel L.
Chris is very knowledgeable and a great teacher.I have had only 3 lessons with him and I can already see an improvement in my playing and technique. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!
Alex S.
He's very knowledgeable and able to adapt to the student's needs. I highly recommend him.
Andy O.
Chris is really knowledgeable and a great teacher. I’m excited to get to work with him on an instrument I’ve always wanted to play.

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The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Lafayette is $68. 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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"My son loves his guitar lessons, and has learned a lot from Ben. Can't wait for more lessons!"
Jennifer
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ben H.
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"Mauricio is gentle, talented and focused on the kids finding their way through music. I highly recommend him. My kids are 7 and 5 and they now have a love of guitar. Thanks to Mauricio."
victoria
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Mauricio O.
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"Took a while but got music theory down, understanding and connecting a lot of things, still taking work on playing though. Marcelo is a good instructor! just need more practice"
William
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Marcelo M.
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"Greg is a awesome guitar player and a great teacher.
I only took lessons for a month because I really didn’t have the time because of work and other chores I needed to give attention to but Greg was really friendly and patient and if I had the time to really focus on guitar, with the help from Greg, I’d probably be awesome by now.🤙🏽
If you’re thinking about or wanting to learn how to play, I’d highly recommend Greg.
Thank you Braddah Greg and ROCK ON 🎸"
Jamie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Teresa combines brain theory with music theory and musicianship. She adapts her lessons to the level of the student and works in a very positive and encouraging manner. Her style of teaching I think motivates the student to take risks and try to improve without fear of failure."
Deb
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Teresa A.
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"Andrea is a caring and attentive teacher who made me feel at ease right from the start and helped my learning a great deal. Would recommend to anyone. He is also slightly overqualified lol (check out his bio)."
Luke B.
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Andreas takes you through the steps perfectly. It took me a minute to to find my rhythm based on the lesson, but he was patient in guiding me every step of the way. Andreas is a tremendous teacher!"
Luis
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Russ was a very personable and patient guitar teacher to my eight year old daughter Sage. He was always on time and kind to her. He is very knowledgeable and she enjoyed her lessons with him. I would highly recommend Russ."
Carrie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Russell S.
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"Matt is an excellent teacher, he is very patient and thorough with his lessons. He is really knowledgeable on guitar and music theory. I totally recommend him as an instructor."
Rebeca
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Matthew H.
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"Jordan is incredibly knowledgeable! He knows exactly when to skip around based on your individual learning rate and is always able to answer theory questions and keep the lesson on track! Super kind and an all around great guy! Would definitely recommend! Planning on signing my daughter up as soon as she's old enough!"
brandon
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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