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Scott K.

2 Reviews
Goleta, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors of Music (Cum Laude) from Belmont University
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Scott K.

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Whatever style of music your guitar has to be Guitar was always been my first love. Knowing how to play all styles gives the flexibility to teach any genre of music. From finger tapping, sweeping to shredding and many other styles of Rock guitar can be learned. Having the correct technique will get you to your goals of Rockin' out.

About Scott

Scott has been teaching music for over 30 years. His method has evolved over time to meet the demands of changing musical styles and he has developed plenty of material to help students achieve their musical goals. His ambitions for each student are simple- he wants them to enjoy music and experien

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Jaya
I appreciate Scott's relaxed style. He is able to make a realistic practice schedule for me to fit in to my work week. It is obvious he is very knowledgeable and has given me a lot of good tips so far. I would definitely recommend Scott.
Rush
I took weekly electric guitar lessons with Scott from 2004 to 2012. He is without a doubt an extremely talented, enthusiastic, and compassionate teacher. Whether he was helping me learn basic chords or teaching me complicated songs, Scott never wavered in his dedication to teaching. Over the eight years as his student, Scott gave constructive criticism in a courteous manner. He was on time, inquisitive about the songs and music I was listening to, and ended lesson with new material for me to practice. I wholeheartedly recommend Scott to any aspiring guitar student.
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Justin M.

4 Reviews
Arroyo Grande, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • B.A. Music from California Polytechnic State University
  • Teaching since 2005
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Justin M.

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After years of playing, I know how to break down the guitar and teach it to anyone willing to learn. I take the 80/20 approach to learning guitar and will get you up and playing in no time. Lessons will teach you the following:

* songs you actually want to play
* how to read music and guitar tablature
* chords and progressions
* music theory
* guitar technique for all styles to make you a well-rounded player
* learn how to write your own tunes and jam in any style with anyone

About Justin

Like most guitarists, I had always wanted to play the guitar as a little kid. Luckily, my parents finally caved to the request (ok ok, incessant begging) and I began my guitar journey at the age of 11. After now 20 years of playing and 12 years of teaching, I am excited to share my experience and t

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Joe
I enjoyed my first lesson. The time flew by. Justin was friendly and professional. I'm looking forward to the next lesson.
Walt C.
Justin is a very knowledgeable teacher who brings of experience to this teaching. I highly recommend Justin.
Lisa
Justin is an excellent teacher!! He is a master guitarist, always punctual, very courteous and gives 100% to my lesson. I am learning classical guitar and jazz guitar with him and I am delighted with the progress I've made in just a few months. I am playing beautiful songs and before his lessons I could not play any classical guitar songs at all. Justin tailors the lessons to help me learn the songs I am excited about learning to play. I most highly recommend him as a teacher for any style guitar. Amazingly he also teaches ukulele and mandolin too! He has a degree from Cal Poly in music and guitar and has over 20 years teaching experience. If you really want to learn how to play guitar easily and quickly, take lessons with him!
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Phil H.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1973
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Phil H.

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About Phil

I have my degree from The Eastman School of Music and have played rock and roll for decades. My joy is bringing people to music and music playing. As Music is an infinite language it has always been an eternal joy to teach and relate to my beloved students what music can say to them and what they c

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John T.
Learned a lot about my voice in my first in-home lesson. Phil will be a big help in pulling together my keyboarding and vocal skills. Looking forward to my next lesson.
Brandon D.
Phil is very friendly and pleasant. He has a quaint in-home studio that is filled with music books, instruments and art. He really seems to know a lot about music and was very comfortable teaching me. I was very apprehensive before I went to my first lesson but, I quickly began having fun and am looking forward to future lessons with him.
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Adam H.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Adam H.

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Have you been trying to learn the guitar, but just don't know where to start?

Is the fretboard a mystery to you?

Do you find yourself feeling frustrated trying to learn songs?

Or maybe you are at a standstill with your progress, and need the tools to take your playing to the next level.

If this sounds like you, then Adam is the guitar teacher that you're looking for to guide you to your musical goals!

Imagine yourself being able to execute the songs that you've always heard, and understand how they're constructed so you can even write your own songs!

Imagine playing the songs and licks you already know, but being much more comfortable and confident, and sounding more like a professional guitar player.

I provide the most organized, effective, and professional guitar lesson experience possible. Every week the objectives are laid out for the student, to make their practice time at home as efficient as possible. Objectives are always very specific and paced properly ...

About Adam

Have you been trying to learn the guitar, but just don't know where to start? Is the fretboard a mystery to you? Do you find yourself feeling frustrated trying to learn songs? Or maybe you are at a standstill with your progress, and need the tools to take your playing to the next level.

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Nick
Adam is incredibly knowledgeable, professional, and most importantly a great teacher! He's patient and great at breaking down trickier ideas to be understood by someone with minimal theory knowledge like myself. And he's a great player to boot! I would gladly recommend Adam as an instructor to anyone looking for general music theory knowledge on the guitar all they way to more advanced level jazz techniques.

Thanks Adam!
Andy
Adam is a fantastic guitar teacher. He paced his lessons so that the amount of information I had to cover was reasonable for my busy schedule, and every week I came away feeling more and more confident in my playing!
Yami
Adam taught both my daughters. He is very knowledgeable and has a natural gift for teaching. The girls were engaged in the class and considerably improved in technique. He really is the best instructor ever!

Lauren B.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Awarded Teacher of the Year from Tuscaloosa Magnet Schools-Middle
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Lauren B.

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I can help you learn you favorite songs or write your own! I have been playing guitar for 20 years and have been a classroom music teacher for 12 years. I can help you not only develop your playing skills but also provide the necessary music theory to take you to the next level!

About Lauren

I am a certified music teacher of 12 years. I currently teach guitar, piano, drum set, and songwriting at a Fine Arts Academy. I have experience teaching guitar both in a class setting and a one-on-one setting. I have also led children's music at Vacation Bible School. Prior to teaching, I trave

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Ketourah J.
My daughter was very impressed with her teacher.

K L.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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K L.

1 Review
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I am a professional guitarist and have played ~900 live shows in the last decade. I am extremely passionate about music and love sharing my passion with students. I have worked as a Protools recording engineer and as teacher at an acclaimed music school. I've taught hundreds of students to play guitar, bass and drums. I now run a recording studio with an emphasis on guitar production techniques.

I'm well versed in all genres and can teach beginners through experts. Thanks for checking out my profile and I appreciate the opportunity to play music with you!

About K

I'm a professional guitarist and have been teaching students for 12 years. I've helped hundreds of beginners become advanced players and always enjoy seeing other's passion for music grow.

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Los Olivos, CA

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Los Olivos is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $24 and $276 per hour.
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"An enticing experience. Tom's enthusiasm for teaching guitar, his passion for music, and rich experience doubled by an encouraging smile are an inspiration for any student."
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I'm a beginner and Jeff has great patience with me. He let me catch up lessons at my speed and makes sure I'm playing well.
I'm also learning to read music from him.
He is very encouraging and patiently clears any doubts I have while playing. He points out mistakes and makes sure I clear it before going to the next lesson. I look forward to my lessons with him every week as it makes me happy and more confident while I play guitar."
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Took Guitar lessons from Jeff S.
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- Giancarlo
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"Super patient and friendly. Above all he has a lot of knowledge. He really takes the time to explain everything and answer any questions. He is amazing!!!"
- Miguel
Took Guitar lessons from Ronnie B.
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"Just had a great first lesson with Mark. I'm an intermediate guitarist with a few years of experience looking to work on improving my improvisation. Right away, Mark helped get me started in the right direction and gave me some valuable tips that I'd never considered, which are already helping how I think about my playing.

Looking forward to continuing lessons."
- David
Took Guitar lessons from Mark B.
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"Great first lesson!!"
- Laurian
Took Guitar lessons from Maria S.
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"I like Claire because she is kind and she takes her time so I can learn. She was very nice and generous."
- Jamie
Took Guitar lessons from Claire A.
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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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"Daniel is patient and fun to learn from. Look forward to more lessons with him!"
- Angela
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