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Greg D.

11 Reviews
Tracy, CA
Starting at $27
  • B.A. Music (guitar performance) from San Jose State University
  • Teaching since 1982
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Greg D.

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I started playing guitar in the 5th grade and in middle school began playing in rock groups. At the beginning of high school, I started teaching in some of the local music stores in the area. While wanting more from my playing, I started classical guitar lessons with an Andre Segovia student, Rani

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Robert
Greg was very thorough explaining the materials and helped me understand how the lessons build.
Juan D.
So far it's been a great experience with Greg. Looking forward to my next lesson.
richard
Worked with my next perfectly.
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Phillip Z.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1981
  • I am currently in a doctorate program, my primary emphasis is classical guitar performance. from Arizona State University
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Phillip Z.

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Guitar students start with five subjects.

1) Technique is concerned with the development of the physical mechanics involved in playing the instrument.

2) Scales are a part of basic music vocabulary and building blocks of the musical language.

3) Chords are also basic vocabulary of the musical language.

4) Note reading is not required for every student. It really depends on the students' goals. However, I strongly encourage everyone learn to read musical notation, (more than tablature). Literacy in reading music is analogous to literacy in reading in our English language. Can you imagine how much smaller our world would be if we couldn't read?

5) Songs utilize the skills and concepts of all the previously mentioned subjects and are the goal of studying music. The student chooses what songs they want to play, guided by my suggestions; Jazz, rock, blues, country, bluegrass, R &B - "How deep is the ocean, how high is the sky?"

A beginning student will practice all

About Phillip

I teach music. The guitar, bass guitar, and ukulele just happen to be the particular instruments I choose. Music as a language, discipline, and art, is the goal. I've been teaching, performing, studying, composing, for some thirty years. I've studied and gigged in the classical, jazz, rock, bl

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Max
Kind, super knowledgeable, and a clear communicator. Looking forward to the second one.
Jim
Excellent!
Orlando R.
I couldn't ask for a better first lesson. Phillip has an easy going, fun approach that makes the lesson seem like a piece of cake. However, when your done, you realize just how much he has taught you. He told me to keep a note book. Now I see why..
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Lilia B.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Bulgarian, English
  • Awarded Star Teacher from Oksana School of Music and Art
  • Guitar Performance from California Institute of the Arts
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Lilia B.

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I emphasize developing a strong foundation in technique and ear training that will carry over to any musical genre, from classic rock, heavy metal, jazz, folk, or your favorite radio hits from today. I am dedicated to unlocking every student's musical potential, at any age or experience level, whether the student is just beginning to explore the keyboard or is preparing for an important audition. But more than experience and insight, I teach students to use music as a vehicle for creativity and expression, and develop a sense of true musicianship that goes beyond playing all the correct notes and the right time.
My home studio is equipped with amps, sheet music, instructional books, and music stands.

About Lilia

Hello, my name is Lilia! I have over a decade experience in teaching and offer private lessons in guitar, piano, and voice with a balance between theory, technique, and and ear training to help you play the songs you love to listen to. I created my own lesson book for guitar and am currently wo

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Alex M.
Lilia was amazing! I highly recommend her.
Ashley
My daughter loves Lilia!
Jacob S.
She came prepared and was accommodating. Lilia showed patience with my son with autism, which I appreciated and was relieved to see. She also has great pedagogical knowledge of how to instruct a child in piano.

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Isaac W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Bachelor of Design in Interaction Design from University of Washington
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Isaac W.

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Guitar is among the most intimate performance instruments. Whether strumming it for rock 'n roll or caressing its strings for folk or classical music, it evokes an instantly recognizable emotional response. It's become the ideal instrument for expressing the vulnerability and uncertainty of love, the brief sting of agony, or any existential expression.

It's portable. It's loud enough to be heard in a crowd of voices, but quiet enough to be practiced in your bedroom. Musically its fretboard is based on the piano's chromatic scale. Its six strings accommodate both simple and complex voicing, depending on the player's skill or desired effect.

As a classically trained musician with 25 years of guitar performance experience in pop, folk, and rock music, I offer a range of styles, techniques, and comprehensive approaches to understanding and mastering this historic instrument, depending on your personal preferences. My focus is on exploration, discovery, and learner-directed lessons. My ...

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CUSTOM-MADE FOR YOU Learning involves playfulness, curiosity, and personal connection. I've studied how people learn and how people play, along with 25 years of professional and performance experience, and I focus it entirely on you. We start with what you love, discover what you already know, the

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Art S.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks english
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Art S.

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Whatever your goal,we will balance teachnique and theory with learning songs. Be it Blues, Country or Heavy Metal, youll learn the ins and outs of the instrument (note names, scales, intervals etc) while learning songs from your favorite bands or artists that we will strategically select in order to use the song to practice and understand essential musical concepts

About Art

Hello ! My name is Art and I am confident I can help you reach your guitar and musical goals in a fun yet effective way. Learning an instrument is one of the most fulfilling activities a human being can engage in and I'd like to share my over 20+ years of experience with you ! I grew up in Texas

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Joe
Art is the best guitar instructor I’ve had. Each lesson is centered around where I currently am in the learning process and we’ll discuss theory as much as application.
Kevin
Expert experience and equally as wonderful personality. Patient and flexible with my learning level and schedule. Very educated with music history too.
Joe B.
First lesson so far so good.
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Rodrigo R.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Music Faculty Scholarship from El Camino College, Torrance CA
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rodrigo R.

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Classical, fingerpicking and Latinoamerican rhythms.

About Rodrigo

With an associates degree from El Camino, and lots of musical studies in Mexico, I have been fortunate to tour through the States and through my country. My lessons include real working tips for the real life, keeping it fun as the material is created for your specific needs. I am a multi-instrumen

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Connor Bulakites
Rodrigo is very knowledgeable and helpful—he helped make many concepts clear to me in only a few lessons. I am excited to practice and continue to improve my playing!
Mariano S.
Great first lessons
Cassidy
Rodrigo is an excellent instructor! He explains everything thoroughly and makes the accordion less intimidating to play.

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Manteca is $65. 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 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."
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"Took lessons with Robert for ten years. He is the best teacher I've ever had."
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"It was a good getting to know you lesson. Trvor's a good lislener. He has a good easy going style. I am looking forward to future lessons."
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Took Guitar lessons from Trevor H.
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"Fantastic help for my son. Versatile instruction, technique and variety of music. My son play acoustic and electric and bass. Dave is really positive and keeps the lesson moving constructively. Also has helped with instrument care and rest ringing and alignment."
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Took Guitar lessons from David R.
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"Learning music can be overwhelming but Jesse made the process equal parts exciting, artistic, and intellectual. He is able to explain concepts better than any music teacher I have ever had (and I have tried many). He was able to meet me where I was at, inspire me when I was struggling and encourage me when I was excelling. I look forward to my lesson with Jesse every week and he has guided me from being a hopeful, dejected fangirl to being a confident, well-rounded musician."
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Took Guitar lessons from Jesse M.
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"Greg, You are an amazing teacher. You encourage, inspire, identify variety of techniques to teach and help learn. You listen to the students' need and work accordingly. It has been a great learning working with you. Wish you a wonderful new year 2021 !!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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