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Steven B.

24 Reviews
Alameda, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 7 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • AA Music Theory from Laney College
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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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Peter H.

5 Reviews
Concord, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
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Peter H.

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I understand it's easy to lose drive when you're constantly drilling scales and fingering. I try to frame all of my lessons in reference to what music really is: the creation of songs. Through composition, my students won't just learn scale and chord structure, but they'll organically develop these skills while writing their own songs and building their personal portfolio.

About Peter

Over the past 10 years, I've worked as a professional touring musician (singer, guitarist, pianist) for the rock band, Inside Switch. I studied piano at the Dallas, Texas School of Music. I also attended the James Madison University music program. I have played piano for 20 years and guitar for 15.

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Belle R.
The lesson was very interesting. Peter was really nice & informative. Looking forward to more lessons with him.
Rose V.
What I Learned From Peter.

- THE METRONOME IS SO IMPORTANT
- The voice guides the guitar if you’re more of a singer
- Repetition is key
- Practice songs that aren’t in your style to ease your way into guitar
- The power resides in strumming rhythmically
- Focus is more difficult that it seems when combining singing and guitar
- Guitar is an art in itself and itself you shouldn’t master guitar, you should be it’s friend.
- Open mics and video content are the key to more success as they expose you to criticism (good or bad)
Again, the guitar is your companion.

For any aspiring musician or any musician that needs guidance and improvement on the guitar, Peter is a great teacher.
Dhiraj
Peter is very patient and great teaching my 9yr old son. We take father and son lessons together which has been amazing. Peter is naturally talented and plays many other instruments all in from his home studio. He is also extremely flexible and accommodating. Highly recommended!
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Mark B.

29 Reviews
Castro Valley, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • No degree from University Of The Pacific
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Mark B.

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I teach all levels of guitar lessons, from beginner to advanced professional...in all styles, except classical/flamenco.

About Mark

I have played on tour with several professional bands, playing rock, pop, blues, African, metal, and country. Now I am a bandleader and perform live in various bands and record original music as often as possible. My music has gotten airplay in many countries. I started taking guitar lessons

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Amit Dubey
Mark is a great instructor. Chill dude and lots of fun to work with. Loads of musical knowledge, and a ton on handy tips. If you ask nicely, he'll even teach you to play the uke behind your back or with your teeth.
Serena C.
Mark is an awesome instructor who makes learning the ukulele fun. I feel like I've already learned so much in the 7 classes I've taken. He is patient, creative, and easy to learn from.

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Elena D.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Awarded Nominated for "Album of the year" from Los Angeles Music Awards
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Elena D.

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I teach young children using fun songs, games and classical guitar technique. I also teach adults and specialize in contemporary guitar. I welcome many styles of music, pop, rock, as well as folk genres of Latin America. I emphasize good posture, tone and musicality, and always a high level of enjoyment with the process!

About Elena

Hello! Music is my life and my biggest passion. I've been a working musician and a teacher for several years and there's nothing more rewarding than sharing all I've learned so far with my students, to nurture their goals and aspirations and to make them aware of the great instrument they already

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darren L.
Elena is a great voice teacher. I'm enjoying my lessons with her. She's helping me polish an original song I'm going to record soon. She is offering me excellent guidance on how to improve my vocal technique to make it sound as good as possible.
Madeline R.
My first lesson with Elena was wonderful. She is so encouraging and warm.
Kendall
Bought my daughter (adult) lessons as a gift. She called me today to tell me how much fun she is having and how wonderful Elena is. Said she is positive and fun, and has taught her so much already. Very happy!
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Travis P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BM in Classical Guitar Performance from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Teaching since 2020
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Travis P.

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I pay attention to detail, and do not skip past the fundamentals of guitar technique. I make sure to explain why certain techniques are essential, and why I teach things a certain way. I try to keep my lessons organized and focused.

About Travis

I just graduated from Southwestern Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas with a degree in classical guitar performance. I started out playing differing styles, but for now I will only teach Classical Guitar.I don't have much performance teaching, but I figured this would be a great place to improve! I can

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Kevin A.

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  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kevin A.

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I have over 20 years of profession touring and studio experience playing with some of the biggest names in the business that I bring to my lessons. I studied music in school and have continued to teach over the years which gives me the ability to use teaching and music school language with real world live performance experience. If you want to learn to play the way the pros do and have a lot of fun in the process, then this might be for you. My approach involves learning songs that you want to learn and teaching you techniques and theory in the process. Music is fun and should also be when taking lessons. Let’s get started!

About Kevin

I have over 20 years of Professional touring and studio experience playing with artist such as Luke Bryan, Jessica Simpson, Dierks Bentley and many more. I have over 100 TV appearances including The Tonight’s Show, American Idol, The American Music Awards, The Voice, the CMA and ACM Awards and the

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"Jon is an awesome instructor. I was a beginner at age 50, and he never made me feel insecure. He met me at my level, and has helped me with songs I wanted to learn. I highly recommend Jon."
Julia
Took Guitar lessons from Jon A.
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"Eric was really helpful in breaking down the rudimentary elements of the music I enjoy and would like to play ."
Andre
Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Chenyu was very patient, friendly and informative.
My daughter really enjoyed the lesson and is eager to practice what she learned.
She can't wait for her next lesson!"
Amanda
Took Guitar lessons from Chenyu Z.
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"Charles is an awesome teacher. He was very patient and encouraging during our lessons. He makes learning the guitar fun and interesting."
Victor
Took Guitar lessons from Charles N.
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"This Guy knows his stuff I take private lessons with him and I must say I am very impressed with what he brings to the table I am progressing quickly and owe it all to Matt"
Kevin
Took Guitar lessons from Matthew H.
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"Brandi is a great teacher and I love taking lessons with her. I tried to teach myself how to play the guitar and I couldn't figure it out. It's nice to have a very knowledgeable teacher who has similar taste in music.
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Monica DeShay
Took Guitar lessons from Brandi B.
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"Great approach to teaching beginners."
Caren R.
Took Guitar lessons from James W.
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"Indigo is a great teacher. She is deeply knowledgeable! I highly reccomend lessons with her."
Michael
Took Guitar lessons from Indigo S.
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"Taking it to the next level

I started taking lessons from Michael about a year and a half ago. I was in a rut and really wanted to pursue a deeper understanding of blues. The lessons we have embarked on have led me to a much deeper understanding of the theory behind what I'm doing. I think one of the biggest things that Michael has helped with is my personal confidence, especially in the arena of improvisation. I would highly recommend Michael for anyone wanting learn guitar, beginner or advanced, in a comprehensive way."
Jason
Took Guitar lessons from Michael M.
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"Jeremy Rocks! He is such an encourager. So easy going and laid back. He keeps things very simple that anyone that loves music can learn. Very grateful I found him to teach me something I have always had in my heart to do but lacked the confidence to do it. 🎸"
Shannon
Took Guitar lessons from Jeremy R.
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