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Aidan C.

14 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Guilford College Art Award from Guilford College Music Dept.
  • Teaching since 2007
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Aidan C.

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I have been playing guitar since I was 10 and loving music my whole life. I have been in numerous rock bands, the high-school jazz band, classical guitar duos, trios, chamber ensembles, and even played mandolin in a bluegrass band. I received my Bachelor of Music at Guilford College as a student of

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Christine D.
Aiden is a wonderful instructor. He taught my 8 year old son beginners guitar. He is a knowledgeable and skilled guitar player. He is patient, kind, and flexible. I am happy with the progress that my son has made with the lessons we've had so far. From knowing nothing at all, my son understands the basics of guitar playing and can play a tune comfortably. Thank you Aiden. We recommend him to those who have kids and are looking for a great instructor.
Ryan
Aiden has been a great guitar teacher and has helped me improve considerably over my first few months with him. I've spent the last 20 years sort of knowing how to play guitar, but I was self taught and never really could figure out how to progress beyond a few chords. Aiden has provided me with the structure I need to get continually better. He has been especially attentive and helpful at correcting and improving my technique. He's always willing to work on what I find interesting or come up with something to guide me. I also really appreciate his laid-back teaching style.
Iralda G.
An Excellent instructor! He has lot of patience specially with beginners. He is very knowledgeable in regards to music/ guitar.He is so kind to share his expertise with you.He is easy going and he show enthusiasm in what he does which invite you to keep going in you guitar journey.His studio is a peaceful, welcoming and inviting environment to play your guitar. He’s open in whatever music you feel comfortable to play with. He adapted to your needs and he knows how far you can go. He is an expert in what he does! You’re the best Aidan! I highly recommend him! Thank you so much for all your patience, enthusiasm and support!
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Steven B.

23 Reviews
Alameda, CA
Starting at $40
  • AA Music Theory from Laney College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1978
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Steven B.

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I teach beginning to advanced levels, including music theory, proper hand and finger technique and ear training. Pick the style of guitar playing you want to learn and I'll teach you how to perfect your abilities and have fun with it at the same time!

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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Christopher M.

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

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Starting at $17
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Guitar Performance from Minnesota State University
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Jennifer P.

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Learn to play guitar in the way that fits you! Soloing, rhythm guitar, fingerpicking, classical guitar, song riffs and so much more. You will learn the basics of guitar theory as well as the fun little tricks that you love. There is a lesson plan to fit everyone from absolute beginner to rock star player that just wants to up their skills. Lets grow together.

About Jennifer

My name is Jen P. and I have an extensive amount of education and experience within the music industry. I attended Minnesota State University for guitar performance and music industry. My experience includes touring, recording, teaching, writing, singing and playing various musical instruments.

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Noah L.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • B.M. Songwriting from Berklee College of Music
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Noah L.

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Let's do songs you love. The guitar is a big brown beautiful graph. We'll mix in scales and music theory that aren't boring to unlock the entirety of the neck. Including techniques I learned at Berklee College of Music.

About Noah

Hi! I'm Noah, Cum Laude graduate of Berklee College of Music, professional keyboardist, backing vocalist and songwriter/producer. While writing and performing occupies most of my time, teaching holds a very special place in my life and career. Since graduating with honors in 2016, I have been hired

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Vanessa (for Dominic) C.
he is really helpful and fun to learn with
Nissim
We had one lesson but great so far! Very friendly and easy to get to know.
Vanessa (for Dominic) C.
BEST INSTRUCTOR EVER IN THE HISTORY OF MUSIC!!!!!!!!!!!
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Kelli C.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Kelli C.

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What makes music lessons unique with me is I have experience in technique, theory and creativity. I have been a musician and teaching artist for over fourteen years. Specializing in helping the beginner start. My teaching philosophy is to create an individualized lesson plan for each student, based in theory, technique and student goals with an emphasis on creative expression and empowerment. Music is a language based on listening and creative expression.

About Kelli

I received my first grant from The Grammy Foundation and have had music featured with NPR, KEXP, BBC6 radio and various other accolades. I have written albums and toured extensively. And have had intensive training in voice, theory and aural skills with Dorothey Klotzmen, Julliard and have been pla

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Anna
Kelli is great with our son - he always looks forward to his lessons. She is a pleasure to work with.
KimberlyB
Awesome teacher for our child and then teen. Kelli also became a trusted adult friend and mentor. Our daughter had been frustrated by lessons before we found Kelli who helped our daughter explore music joyfully and with discipline and become a technically proficient musician who composes and performs with confidence. She also taught her singing and composition. Irene released her 3rd album of original songs at the age of 21!
Melissa
Kelli has been amazing with my quiet, shy teen. She connected with him immediately, pushes him just the right amount to keep him learning and growing as a musician, but never so much that she pushes him away. She is very gentle and kind and encouraging. I love that she always does a little freestyle with him at the end of every lesson and his learning is not exclusively from books. On top of being a great teacher, she is a lovely human.

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Menlo Park, CA

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Menlo Park is $65. 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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Dennis
Took Guitar lessons from Jonathan H.
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"I had basically no experience when I started taking lessons with Aaron and he was incredibly helpful and patient as he started me off from the basics of tuning, chords, etc. into more complex chord switching and actually playing songs.

The experience taking lessons with Aaron has been amazing and I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking for an extremely knowledgable and patient instructor!"
Adam
Took Guitar lessons from Aaron D.
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"I’ve worked with Keith the past 25 years. In that time I’ve learned so much from him. He’s always eager to pass along what he knows about guitars, guitar playing, guitar equipment, anything and everything guitar."
Miguel “Nacho”
Took Guitar lessons from Keith H.
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"I've had four lessons so far with Steve, and I am so pleased with how it is going! Steve is very skilled, patient, kind, punctual and professional. He responds to all my questions, and is very encouraging. He comes to my office in Pasadena to give me my lesson.

I find that the biggest challenge in learning something new, is keeping my own internal critic under control as I struggle with note reading, and learn how to play the guitar. The fact that Steve is so patient and never critical helps to offset my internal critic. I have felt self doubting in the first two lessons, but by lesson 3, I am confident that if I keep practicing and working with Steve, eventually I will get it.

Steve also shared info re his Taylor Mini guitar which is much smaller than the typical guitar, easier for me to play because the frets are smaller for smaller hands. I just bought my own Taylor Mini, a beautiful instrument which also inspires me to keep at it! Steve is also introducing some popular songs starting in lesson 3, which also makes it more enjoyable.

This is one of the best decisions I have made for myself, and I am very happy that I was lucky to find Steve. He's great!"
Liz
Took Guitar lessons from Stephen O.
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"Robert is the most patient and informed instructor you could hope for. He has incredible knowledge, but knows how to share it in digestible chunks and adapt his style to who you are and what you are trying to accomplish. And as a bonus he has an awesome guitar yoga routine you start with which I always try to use now. A super guy and a great teacher!"
Randy
Took Guitar lessons from Robert D.
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My teen has been taking lessons from Chuck for many months and has learned a lot from him. He is knowledgeable and skilled in guitar, always on time and willing to be understanding with our schedule conflicts. His studio is very attractive and professional, very comfortable and nice location. He is patient and obviously enjoys what he does! thanks Chuck!"
Heather
Took Guitar lessons from Chuck M.
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"First lesson-Edwin was easy to follow, friendly, and patient. Online seems to work good at this level."
Janice
Took Guitar lessons from Edwin I.
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"I'm into my second month of weekly guitar lessons with Brett and can't believe how well I am playing already!! I've had some basic guitar lessons in the past but still very much a beginner. Brett knew precisely where to start and what I needed next to advance my playing, and broke it down into attainable steps. So far I've learned a good handful of strum patterns; I can finally play two songs pretty well and sing along; and I am in the rudimentary stage of learning to finger pick. Really love the fact that beautiful sounds are coming from my instrument! Highly recommend if you're ready to make the commitment to becoming a capable player."
Julie
Took Guitar lessons from Brett R.
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"Ahmad is an incredible teacher. He can take the most complex lessons and turn it into what feels like a beginners lesson, due to his experienced music background. His patience, even for beginners, is so rare for teachers with such a great background like Ahmad'. He even told me "I love to teach" what else could you ask for from a potential teacher?"
Chris
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Brian is extremely patient and very Kind manner"
Alejandro
Took Guitar lessons from Brian P.
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