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Rhonda S.

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Hayward, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Minor from California State University, Hayward
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Rhonda S.

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I've been teaching guitar to students of all experience levels and ages for 20 years. I structure lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of basic musicianship. I typically use Hal Leonard Guitar Method for those students who want to learn to read music.

About Rhonda

I have always had a love for music. From all the music trivia games my family won't play with me, to my large collection of records, cassettes, and CDs - I am hooked! I made my solo performance debut at age 7 by singing "It's A Small World" acapella in a school talent show. At age 9 I started

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Changwei H.
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Devon H.
Rhonda is great with my son, who has trouble focusing. She makes the lessons fun and I can tell he is learning.
Justin O.
fantastic and lovely teacher.
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Davis W.

San Jose, CA
Starting at $75
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Davis W.

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I can make learning the guitar fun and relaxing. Prevent bad playing habits before they start and get up and playing songs you love way faster than those who try to learn on their own. 20+ years of experience in all styles with 6+ years of teaching experience.

About Davis

I can make learning the guitar fun and relaxing for kids and adults. Prevent bad playing habits before they start and start playing songs you love way faster than those who try to learn on their own. 20+ years of experience in all styles with 6+ years of teaching experience.

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Christopher M.

Hayward, CA
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • BM Jazz Studies from San Jose State University
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Christopher M.

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I am able to adapt to every student in order to effectively communicate musical concepts and practice techniques no matter what level the student is at. All of this is essential in order for a student to find themselves through music.

About Christopher

Christopher Main is a guitarist/composer/educator based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Christopher earned a Bachelor of music degree in Jazz Studies from San Jose State University where he studied under some great local musicians such as Rick Vandivier, Aaron Lington, John Shifflett and Frank Sumar

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David C.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Bachelors of Music from Cornish College of the Arts
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David C.

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All styles available: rock, blues, jazz, country, classical, progressive, metal, and more. 40 years experience in guitar.

Acoustic steel string or nylon string. 6 string, or 12 string. All styles. Whether you want to be a weekend warrior who plays around the campfire, or someone who wants to study at a professional or advanced level, we can make that happen!!!! My unique approach to teaching guitar will have you playing guitar on the first day. No joke.

About David

Hello! My name is David, and I am a music teacher of many different subjects. These include guitar, piano, bass, ukulele, recording, music theory, production, composition and film music composition. All styles, and all ages. Classical, Rock, Alternative, Slide Guitar, Blues, Jazz, and more!

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Albert Cerrato
Well I’m 76 years old and took guitar lessons and piano lessons years ago and kind of faded away but Always a music lover. And now I need a guitar which they said they would tell me where to buy one I’m looking forward to this very professional operation. I am impressed.
Jennifer & Sarah G.
I actually feel I got somewhere on the first lesson. He starts by teaching a song. Love it.
Jordan Waits
Awesome lesson very knowledgeable and fun to be around

Stephen T.

Teaches Online
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
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Stephen T.

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Experienced teacher of nearly 5 years; all ages welcome! I adapt my teaching style to each student but generally focus on songs rather than strictly technical exercises. I use songs as examples of theory and technique, allowing them to be short-term goals while still developing fundamentals. I also strongly encourage self expression- improvisation, songwriting and recording are some of my favorite subjects to teach. Everyone had an inner artist; let me help you find yours!

About Stephen

I am an Athens GA based classically trained pianist and guitarist. Music has been my passion since a young age - I got started on piano at the age of 7 and discovered my love of guitar in middle school. I have spent the past 5 years teaching music and going on tour as the guitarist and keyboard pla

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Michelle W.

45 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Michelle W.

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Each lesson will consist of a unique and personalized curriculum to fit the student’s needs. This will be done at a pace that allows for confidence to be built and a complete understanding of the material. Each student is taught the basic skills of guitar so that they can become an independent and self-sufficient musician with a strong fundamental foundation. Crucial skills such as reading music, scales, various chords, and more will be taught in each lesson. Each lesson will be just as enjoyable as it is informative. After all, “pleasure in a job puts perfection in the work”. That is why I ask each Student to bring a song or piece that he/she enjoys working on. Overtime, all the skills learned will allow students to play with confidence!

About Michelle

I was in High School When I bought my first guitar and developed a passion for music. For me music opened the door to a new lifestyle and ultimately led me to begin teaching and sharing music with others. I have taught a variety of ages, ranging from children 4yrs up to adults. For beginner guita

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Chloe
She was engaging and she made adjustments according to preferences and skill level.
Sarah
Just completed my first 5 lessons with Michelle and booked another 5. Such a lovely lady and an excellent teacher. I’m a 70 year old beginner and consider myself lucky to have found her.
No hesitation in recommending her .
Mara
Great first lesson for my 8 year old daughter!

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Los Altos is $64. 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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"I've taken lessons from Albert for several years. Albert is an awesome teacher and VERY patient. He is fluent in teaching many styles of music from classical, funk, jazz, rock, county, finger style, blues, metal, ear training etc. He teaches theory and how to apply it to guitar in a way that is easy to understand. He also teaches how to read standard notation, as well as tablature. Most guitar teachers these days are just teaching tab. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Albert to anyone of any age looking to learn how to play guitar, or someone who is working on getting to the next level. Albert is a cut above the rest!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Albert M.
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"When my 7-year-old son asked for guitar lesson's, my wife and I were at a loss. As we are not musically inclined at all. We found Jimmy from a friends recommendation and could not be happier. Our son, loves his lesson's with Jimmy, he is learning music theory , how to read music and how to make his guitar sing (for a 7-year-old, at least). Jimmy is very patient and attentive to the needs of such a small learner. We would highly recommend him to anyone looking to play."
Rob
Took Guitar lessons from James R.
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"John is great to work with. Very laid back and has a natural feel for just what you need to learn."
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Took Guitar lessons from John N.
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"First lesson was great! My son is very excited for the next one!"
Brenten
Took Guitar lessons from Chris L.
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"First lesson with Benjamin was great - would definitely recommend him."
Cullen
Took Guitar lessons from Benjamin P.
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"He had a great teaching style. And very enthusiastic!!!!"
Utkarsh
Took Guitar lessons from Ryan B.
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"Jason tailors the course to a student's individual learning pace and needs. There is also a good combination between theory and learning cords to play a song. Technique is emphasized to build good habits and a foundation for future growth."
Leslie
Took Guitar lessons from Jason F.
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"So far so good. I’ve had 3 lessons so far and I cannot express how quick I’m learning. I’m 20 years old, male, I admit I was nervous getting guitar lessons because I never learned an instrument before. I really appreciated Erik’s patients and encouragement with me."
Baruch Haimov
Took Guitar lessons from Erik A.
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Very cool and has immense patience for my 6 year old son. The right guitar teacher for my son who has questions nonstop."
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Took Guitar lessons from Lyle R.
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"Steve is very attuned to how to get the student started and playing guitar well. He designs each lesson to rapidly promote foundational skills for more advanced playing. He has helped improve my self-confidence whereas past instruction with other teachers had left me feeling discouraged."
Heather
Took Guitar lessons from Steven B.
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