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Laura R.

3 Reviews
Spring Valley, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, Spanish, Spanish, Spanish
  • Teaches students Male: 5 and up; Female: 4 and up
  • Awarded Student of Note from Grossmont Community College,
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Laura R.

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Basic music theory taught along with proper fingering techniques.

About Laura

I am a multi-instrumentalist and have been teaching piano since 1998. My students' ages range from 4 to 60+. I have been a musician for the majority of my lifetime, having started playing piano at age five. As a multi-instrumentalist I teach piano, clarinet, violin and guitar. I have also taught e

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Karen L.
Loved my first lesson!
Lorissa
Laura has a great sense of humor, which comes in handy when I am not doing as well as I would like. She is a very patient teacher, as well as creative in her teaching strategies. When I was taking lessons with her she was studying music at SDSU and utilized her fresh education in our sessions. Also, her at home studio serves as a relaxing setting, which was just my style.
Augie Monroy M.
I really enjoy going to my lessons. Laura is very patient, with great knowledge and a great personality. I am a 58 years old violin student and I want to learn more about the violin so that I can play at my Church. Her classes are fantastic and I know I will be playing in front of the congregation soon. I highly recommend her style whether you are a child, young adult or older like me. IT IS FUN!!
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David B.

42 Reviews
La Mesa, CA
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David B.

42 Reviews
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All levels, all styles

About David

After graduating from Salford University, England with a Bachelors degree (Honors) in Music and Composing I worked for a short time as a commercial "jingle" writer, before moving to San Diego, marrying my dream girl, and opening my own music recording, teaching and production studio. From there I h

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Eleanor C.
David is a great instructor! He is patient and encouraging. His lessons use songs to demonstrate the techniques we are learning. His lessons are fun and I learn many things each time.
Andrew G.
Great teacher and very patient.
Jacob P.
David has been a great teacher for my son. He's learned so much in a short amount of time.

Joe Danny O.

18 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Joe Danny O.

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Whether you want to learn folk, pop, jazz, blues, rock, or more I can get you there. Let's jam!

About Joe Danny

Hello! Thanks for checking out my page. I've been playing guitar for more than fifteen years. I studied jazz performance and music theory with the Applied Musicians Program at Mesa College, which has changed my view on playing music across all instruments and styles. I've been playing other genres

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Drew S.
Joe was a great teacher. I had a bit of beginner knowledge and was looking to take my playing to the next level. Joe was great at creating a practice routine that had the perfect blend of learning and fun. My playing has gotten noticeably better and I'm well on the way to reaching my goals. 5/5 would recommend.
Matt C.
Joe taught my 13 year old son.

On the lesson side, he brought a great mix of fundamentals (scales, etc.) and keeping my son really engaged by also teaching him tunes he wanted to learn.

On the logistics side, he was equally perfect: great communicator, never late, personable.

A nice guy, great player/teacher, and professional: I can't recommend him highly enough.
Cole
We're off to a GREAT start.

Meet Online Guitar Teachers Serving Mission Beach

Ben Z.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Business Administration from University of Nebraska at Omaha
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Ben Z.

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I will work with you to develop a lesson plan based on your musical interests and stylistic goals! Everyone's journey with the instrument is different. From achieving a strong basic foundation on the instrument to mastering a very specific skill, I look forward to helping you achieve on the instrument.

About Ben

Ben Z. has been helping people achieve their goals in guitar and music since 2001, and is passionate about teaching students of all ages and skill levels. As an instructor, Ben combines traditional teaching methods with ear training and improvisation to create well rounded experience for the studen

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Zoe W.
Great guy! Really easy-going and knows what he is doing. 10yr old daughter can’t wait for the next lesson!
Greg
Ben was really chill, and even though I had no experience at all, he was patient. His style is super easy to follow, and he encouraged me to really enjoy it.
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Andrew H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
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Andrew H.

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HI! My name is Andrew, i'm 31 years old and I am a passionate guitarist and educator. I have been Playing guitar for 11 years now and i'm looking forward to sharing some of my knowledge with you! My specialties include blues, funk, classic soul, neo-soul, and a bit of jazz. I also recently graduated from The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance in London for studying guitar performance. I have a very relaxed attitude towards teaching and try to make my students feel welcome while creating a pleasant learning environment. I understand that every student is unique, and I will work with my students to determine the appropriate curriculum and techniques to ensure they reach their full potential as guitarists/musicians. Please let me know if you have any questions! Hope to see you soon!

About Andrew

Hi! My name is Andrew and I'm a 31 year old guitarist living in Washington DC. I recently graduated from The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance in London for studying guitar performance. I have been playing for about 11 years and I'm looking forward to sharing my knowledge with you! My are

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Peter C.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Peter C.

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Music has been my passion since I was 10 years old. I didn't have any real instruments at first, so, I built my own out of coffee cans, ice cream containers and of course: a rubber band shoebox guitar! It might sound funny, but, I believe these early days of trying to create music using my "homemade symphony," forced me to really get to the core of sound and expression without the pre-set curriculum of traditional music study. Early on, I learned a few fundamental concepts of music theory that would forever change how I learned, as well as how I taught music to others. I believe these concepts set a foundation that allowed me to understand music and grow much faster - including learning multiple instruments.

And yes, I eventually acquired a real guitar and went on to study music and computers at the University of California and I currently compose music for TV and film in my own studio. I have taught guitar, bass, piano, drums, theory, composition and recording production to ...

About Peter

I currently compose music for TV, film and other digital media in my own recording studio. Prior to that, I spent about 25 years playing guitar, piano, bass and drums in bands and as a studio musician. At school I studied classical music (theory and composition) as well as orchestration and compute

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Nick
Peter has a wonderful, positive personality and is really easy to work with!
Art
I just started my second year of guitar lessons with Peter and I’m learning so much! Peter is a great teacher who is patient, encouraging and a great listener. He can “hear” the areas that I need to work on, and is able to clearly communicate ways for me to improve . He has helped me get better at my rhythm, my strumming, tempo and even an introduction to music theory. I’m now playing (and singing) some of my favorite songs! Highly recommend!

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Mission Beach

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Mission Beach is $56. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $56 and $56 per hour.
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"I found Mark through TakeLessons a little over a year ago when my dad and I were looking to start learning guitar. I could not have been more pleased with how accommodating Mark was with our schedules and different skill levels. Whether its reviewing what we learned the week prior or taking on something new we are being challenged every lesson. My dad and I have come a long way since we started last year and Mark is to thank for our success. I highly recommend Mark if you are just starting out or have a few years under your belt. He is crazy knowledgeable!"
Erik
Took Guitar lessons from Mark H.
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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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"Great first session. Looking forward to next time."
Shelley
Took Guitar lessons from Jeremie W.
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"An easy manner to encourage doing things that you did not think you could do. Knows music theory and can explain. Enjoyable to work with. Wish I had her for an instructor when I started guitar in my early 70's."
Jerry
Took Guitar lessons from Liz Fanora J.
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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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"Glenn is Awesome!!!!!

He's a great teacher and I recommend him as a teacher. He teaches you many things and I've been a student for at least 1 year. He teaches many things like chords, strings, triads,and even more than that.He's and awesome teacher and try to help you learn. He just loves the kids who want to learn."
Lawrence
Took Guitar lessons from Glenn S.
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"John is Awesome! John adjusts his training style to the needs of the student and encourages along the way! After three lessons I honestly feel this is something I plan on pursing for the long run!"
Dreanna
Took Guitar lessons from John S.
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"Great lesson today. I particularly like the focus on fundamentals. David is helping me to refine my guitar playing and thereby open new windows for me. Great sense of humor too."
John
Took Guitar lessons from David R.
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"Exactly what I needed. Michael adjusted to my skill level and got me going."
James
Took Guitar lessons from Michael H.
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"Gavin has a knack for understanding where you need to grow in your guitar playing and explains, in easy to understand terms, how to get there. I highly recommend his lessons for any level of playing."
Fred
Took Guitar lessons from Gavin L.
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