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Summer L.

55 Reviews
Newport Beach, CA
Starting at $65
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • B.M. Music Production and Engineering from Berklee College of Music
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Summer L.

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We will work together to develop your musicianship and make learning music fun, regardless of age or musical background. Lessons will be at your pace, tailored to your interests, and, perhaps most importantly, will foster a love and understanding of music.

Students will learn songs they love to play — from any genre — while also developing important skills such as learning how to practice, note reading, rhythm, playing by ear, and technique, as well as songwriting, composing, improvisation, and music theory.

About Summer

My primary goal as a teacher is to make music lessons a positive, life-enriching experience for my students. Above all, our lessons will focus on reaching your musical potential and goals. Lesson curriculum will cover the practical skills you need in order to develop musical fluency, creativity,

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I'm a singing teacher and decided to take some piano lessons and get so lucky finding Summer! She is a fantastic teacher, great listener, amazing at figuring out how to teach you what you want to learn. On top of all that she is a wonderful person who makes lessons so enjoyable and fun.
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Richard C.

96 Reviews
Irvine, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1983
  • Bachelor's Degree from University of Maryland and Berklee College of Music Boston
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Richard C.

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Students can expect an "original" lesson based on they way they learn. Some students absorb material from reading music or tablature while others respond in an auditory way or "by ear." What ever the style in all cases leaning an instrument should be a fun thing to do. The best.

About Richard

I have studied, performed and taught music for over 30 years. Accordion was my first instrument at age 7 which was a great introduction to the keyboard, melody and harmony. That was followed by guitar and other stringed instruments (Banjo, Ukulele) as well as drums. I studied with great teachers

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going on to book two!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Very linear and fun teaching style!
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worked on some new stuff
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Zach P.

9 Reviews
Long Beach, CA
Starting at $35
  • Bachelors of Arts in Music with a Minor in Mathematics from California State University: Long Beach
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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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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Jeffrey B.

Huntington Beach, CA
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1988
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Jeffrey B.

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As a professional instructor for over 3 decades, I've learned to help you achieve your specific goals! Because everyone's different, we'll work together to find the styles and approach that works best for you!
Looking forward to it!

About Jeffrey

Hi, I'm thrilled you're looking into music lessons! I've had so many great opportunities and experiences playing, recording, writing and just hanging with some amazing musicians, including a few Grammy winners and nominees, because I made the effort to get into lessons and practiced regularly! There

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Glenn S.

33 Reviews
Long Beach, CA
Starting at $25
  • Bachelor's Degree; music composition from UCSB
  • Awarded signed songwriter from BD4N Records
  • Teaching since 1979
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Glenn S.

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All levels and styles, tab or notation, "custom" teaching approach

About Glenn

Hi, I'm Glenn. Thank you for viewing my profile. I've been teaching students for over 20 years, playing all styles and levels of music, from day-one beginners to seasoned pros seeking to sharpen their playing skills. I teach both traditional notation and tablature, writing my own teaching methods

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TERESA S.
Very knowledgeable. He's a good teacher with great people skills.
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Glenn is the best!
Jeffrey
Glenn is a great instructor. He is so patient and has a no-pressure style of learning that makes it fun. Highly recommend him......
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Milton J.

59 Reviews
Corona, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, German, French, Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Milton J.

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I've been teaching guitar for over eight years. I've previously been a part of two bands during my formative years and recently have been a session guitar player for four upcoming indie rock, alternative, and R&B/Soul albums.
For children and beginners, I use the Mel Bay publication Children's Guitar Chord Book as well as Hal Leonard's Guitar Method series. I also apply basic music theory that includes learning the Circle of Fifths and basic reading of sheet music.

For intermediate guitar players, I utilize the Gibson's Learn and Master Guitar series to teach Power Chord Formation and Delivery, Fingerpicking, Pentatonic Scales, Reading Tabulature, and tackling some of classic rock and jazz's favorite tunes.

For guitar lessons at my studio, I leverage Guitar Pro to project and display tabs and play-alongs with ease. For in-home lessons, I use the software for select lessons as we begin song selection and play-alongs.

I can't wait to rock out with you as you find your inner ...

About Milton

Hey there, everyone! My name is Milton and I teach vocal, guitar, piano, and musical theatre lessons in the Inland Empire area. I help those young, middle-aged, and not-as-young tap into their own soul through music so that they may help others find theirs as well. I believe that in order to

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Cathy N.
Milton is an excellent instructor! He is very knowledgeable, kind, and patient. The guitar curriculum he uses is very good. I have prior musical knowledge in piano, and Milton knows when I need to be challenged/need extra work and when I can breeze through exercises on my new instrument. Lessons are really fun and I always look forward to them. Highly recommended!
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"Lars is a really good teacher. He makes teaching fun. He teaches with great patience to my 5 year old since he is too little to handle guitar. My son loves the classes and eagerly waits for the next lesson. My elder one started to play lead guitar. We would highly recommend him."
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Took Guitar lessons from Lars N.
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"Rob helped me, a complete novice, learn and manage a song in 3 45min lessons. He's cool, extremely knowledgable and a great teacher."
Mikki
Took Guitar lessons from Rob S.
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"For 15 years, I'd failed to stick with guitar through various teachers and self-teaching attempts. When I moved to Phoenix I started taking lessons with William. I've now been taking lessons with him for over 2 years.

William has guided me through all of my shifting interests. Starting with rock/blues guitar,then a foray into classical guitar and now into jazz. He has masterfully kept an emphasis on the fundamental techniques and theory needed to support teaching me the things I'm interested in.

William never fails to judge my mood and attention span on any given day and adjust his approach accordingly. If I'm mentally exhausted, we might learn a simple but fun song. Other days he will push me to learn things I previously thought beyond my skill level.

This April, I moved cross-country and William transitioned seamlessly into giving me online lessons.

On top of that, William is a great person and I now consider him a friend as well as a teacher."
Grant Austin
Took Guitar lessons from William G.
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"So far it's been good with Rachel. She has been very patient and my son has been picking up well."
Sash
Took Guitar lessons from Rachel H.
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"Wonderful!

Edward is everything I could want in a music teacher for my 7 year old. He is PATIENT (thats a biggy), easy-going, he worked at my son's pace, created goals, he is knowledgeable/experienced, flexible, prepared for lessons so time is used wisely, he explored different modes of teaching/learning (reading music, playing music, watching music being played, listening to music be played), he asked for feedback from my son to gauge how he felt about doing certain things or how he would like to move forward, he is professional, invites communication, and makes learning fun. I am sure I am forgetting to mention things. I have no doubt whatsoever that if Edward can teach my young son to play the guitar, he is capable of teaching people at any age to play as well. Nothing but a great experience over all and highly recommended!"
Salina
Took Guitar lessons from Edward E.
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"I took lessons from William for approximately three years before work-life squelched my personal guitar playing aspirations. William was a wonderful teacher with whom I still stay in touch. He was willing to share with me as much theory as I could handle, in addition to a diverse exposure to blues, jazz, rock, and from time to time, seduced my ear and stretched my playing aspirations by having me dabble in some classical (fingering techniques). He also exposed me to various musical genres through listening sessions to keep me motivated and present to me endless aural possibilities to which to aspire. I believe I could take a life time of lessons from William and never get bored. He is also a subject matter expert in all types of gear: guitars, strings, and equipment. He, during my tutelage under him, had numerous guitars of all types, makes and models (which he would occasionally allow me to play). I miss my lessons and hope he will be active teaching, when I am able to retire, so as to resume my learning adventure."
Rudy
Took Guitar lessons from William G.
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"I have been working with Ahmad for over a year now. I spent some time trying to learn guitar myself, from books and from online teachers, but was never able to make any real progress until I met Ahmad. Immediately he was able to move me in the right direction through 1 on 1 tutoring and by providing me with the right materials to build my confidence and skills. As a person with a family and somewhat demanding job it's always tough to find the time to work on guitar practice, but Ahmad works with me and paces everything well to build my skills while keeping it fun and challenging. It's always a delight to join Ahmad for lessons - his studio is convenient (with easy free street parking) and comfortable with nice natural light.
I can't recommend Ahmad highly enough - He's an absolute pleasure to work with. He's friendly, considerate, and an amazing guitar teacher. Since starting guitar lessons with Ahmad my playing has risen to a new level and my enjoyment of guitar in general his increased exponentially. I find myself always looking forward to my lessons!"
Tim
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"What a nice, enthusiastic and great instructor with the students best interest in learning to play. David is personable, easy going and wants his student to succeed. Took his time to find me (a total beginner in guitar) an excellent lesson book. His instruction motivates me and find his lessons very interesting anf fun! Can't wait to practice and look forward to my next lesson!"
Debora
Took Guitar lessons from David W.
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"I am a former singer and keyboard player who is trying to learn a new instrument, the guitar, and I just had my first lesson with Dennis last night. He is extremely knowledgeable and personable, and he made many great suggestions to counteract problems I was having. I love the exercises he gave me, which were designed to build on my own musicality (but which could build on anyone's innate and acquired knowledge of music), and am very much looking forward to the next lesson."
Linda
Took Guitar lessons from Dennis B.
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"Great short session! Donnie was able to cover a lot and keep me focused, where I tend to be chatty and a bit tangent prone. Ended the lesson feeling like I better understand scale modes and how to apply them, and with a set of exercises to work with. Thanks Donnie!!"
Grant Robertson
Took Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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