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Joe Danny O.

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

18 Reviews
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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.

John K.

4 Reviews
San Marcos, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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John K.

4 Reviews
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I've been teaching guitar since 2012, and will help foster a love of music with no pressure! All ages are welcome. Beginner to advanced. I cater to the student's musical interests and pace. With just the right dose of music theory, and modern guitar techniques, I'll show you the way to become a creative, polished, and most importantly, listenable musician. Whether its sounding like a favorite guitarist, learning a beloved song, or finding your own unique sound, I'll help get you there. Feel free to reach out to me with any questions. Happy to chat about helping you reach your goals.

About John

Hello, my name is John, and I love the guitar! I've had one in my hands for decades now, and have done hundreds of live gigs, along with countless studio recording sessions. I want to help share the beauty of guitar music with you, and help light up your musical soul. I love kids and adults alik

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Laurie
John Krauss has been teaching our 4th grade boy acoustic guitar for the past year. When he started, our son could not clap a rhythm to save his life but now is learning to strum on beat and follow along with lessons successfully. John challenges our 9 year old with different styles and techniques that push him to the next level. He encourages our child in a warm and respectful way. We appreciate John's professionalism and patience with working with a young student. We highly recommend him. "John is a nice guy who helps me learn new chords and licks. I like my lessons!" says the 4th grader.
Mike
I thought trying to learn to play the guitar at the age of 35 with no musical background, with kids and a full time job was a daunting task. That was until I met John. I have had 30 minute lessons with John for the past year and a half. There was a steep learning curve for me in the beginning, but John remained very patient and encouraging. His knowledge of music and his ability to explain and teach in a way that I could understand is second to none! I can now play a couple dozen songs and have a great foundation of skills to play many many more! I recommend John to anyone of all ages who wish to learn how to play the guitar.
Mark
We are very happy that our son takes guitar lessons with John Krauss. John is a very skilled and versatile guitar teacher. He was adept at discovering my son's specific interests and learning style(s) and has tailored his lessons accordingly. My son enjoys, and looks forward to his lessons.
John brings a lot of experience as a musician to his teaching. For much of his life he has performed on stage as a Rock and Jazz guitarist. In addition to teaching music, John Krauss is an award winning sound engineer. He has recorded musical ensembles and soloists, as well as, audio books by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Senator Fred Thompson, and other well known authors, speakers, and public figures.

Alejandro L.

3 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Computer Science from WNMU
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Alejandro L.

3 Reviews
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Successfully teaching current students with clear, concise lessons.

All of my current students have developed confidence and enthusiasm to learn all materials presented in an easy to comprehend format.

Each student learns at different levels so all lessons are customized to challenge them but also insure they learn and retain all materials presented to them.

Currently have 16 students ranging from beginners to advanced level.
When selecting a teacher, make arrangements to meet in person to review short and long term goals of learning a musical instrument. Pricing should only be used as the last criteria before making a final decision. It's important to insure your instructor is patient and willing to challenge students to setup a practice routine that will fit their current schedule.

If a student needs an instrument, have instructor give recommendations based on the musical styles they are interested in learning.

Students often ask how long it will take to learn to play a Guitar.

About Alejandro

What is your typical process for working with a new student? Initially will setup lesson plans for first 3 cycles of instruction. Lessons are based on the time frame selected (1/2 hr, hr) and are mandatory once a week. We can also discuss additional lessons if desired up to 3 lessons within a w

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Joe
Alejandro is a great instructor, really knowledgeable and motivational. I started lessons with him as a beginner and I have made a lot of progress.
Elizabeth
Alejandro is a marvelous teacher of music, the guitar specifically, to my 3 grandchildren every Saturday and now for getting onto a year. They love it and are learning ever so much! He is a most talented musician, himself, and has a way of transferring all of that to the 2 boys and my granddaughter. He is reliable and punctual and a treasure to have the opportunity to have him teach the children. I studied the piano for 15 years when I was young, so know a lot of what I speak
Joseph
Like any good teacher should be, Alex is patient and very instructive. He can cover a variety of musical styles and ability levels. I would recommend him to anyone.

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Stephanie A.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Studied Fine and Performing Arts from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Stephanie A.

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Are you interested in learning the guitar but don't know where to start? I have been playing guitar for more than 20 years and I want to help you learn to play! I specialize in beginner students and have been teaching online since May. I am also a songwriter and would love to work with students who are interested in learning to write their own songs as well as singing and playing at the same time. *Group lessons available upon request*

About Stephanie

I am a singer/songwriter with more than 25 years personal experience. I wrote my first song when I was 12 years old and was singing before I could talk. I have been playing the guitar since I was 15 years old. I studied Fine and Performing Arts at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and was featu

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Nora
Great intro lesson for our 6 year old! She had fun and Stephanie was very patient and great about reviewing the material multiple times
Hia M Weitzman
Stephanie is wonderful! She is engaging, encouraging, enthusiastic and fun! She is also patient and really takes the time to assess her students and give explicit direction to move them forward. My daughter has come a long way in just 4 lessons! Great choice!!
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Cole P.

60 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $19
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music from Western Kentucky University
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Cole P.

60 Reviews
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My goal as an instructor is to keep the lessons fresh, fun, interesting, and to ultimately guide the students to better teach themselves as they gain experience and familiarity with the instrument and music. Students can have their lessons catered to the music and styles they wish to pursue. Lessons are tailored to each individual student so that we can build upon their strengths and focus on lessons to improve weaker areas. Students will learn how to build dexterity, use proper technique, and be creative. Every student has different goals, some really want to learn theory and read music. Others may simply want to learn to strum a few chords. Whatever the goal, I can provide the instructions to help the student succeed!

About Cole

FALL SALE GOING ON NOW!!!!!!!! NEW AVAILABILITY!!! The transformative learning experiences at Prestige Guitar are designed to help our students grow both in and out of the classroom. Established in 2016, Prestige Guitar is located in St. Louis, MO and reflects the vibrant energy of the area.

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David Hickman
A great teacher!!
Mike
always interesting and very informative. He makes me want to be a better Guitar player. Very impressed w/ Cole
Paula C.
Good start class
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Elias S.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Portugese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Oberlin College
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Elias S.

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In teaching lessons, it is my great pleasure to share with students of all ages and skill levels the knowledge that I've gained over 27 years of playing. I firmly believe that anyone can learn anything at any time, given the proper tools!

In our first lesson, we will determine your musical goals and create a realistic path to achieving them. It's my job to help you along this path while keeping things fun.

To maintain focus and week-to-week continuity, I always provide lesson notes to take home. I can also provide recordings of lessons and transcriptions of pieces, if desired.

**Studio Equipment**
violins, viola, mandolin, guitar, bass, ukulele, piano, recording equipment

About Elias

At 5 years old I was struck by the incredible beauty of Vivaldi's music, and ever since I've been playing violin. I hold a BA from Oberlin College of Arts and Sciences, won a scholarship to the Baroque Performance Institute in 2005 and attended the BPI again in 2006. Apart from teaching, as a profe

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Gene
A fun and informative lesson. Looking forward to the next one.
Jacqui
Elias is great! My daughter is 7 and this was her first exposure to violin lessons. She loves Elias, says how patient and nice he is, and can’t wait for her next lesson each week. I highly recommend him!

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"Great lesson! Learned a lot and plan on continuing to take lessons with Eric. I love the ability of being able to take lessons in my home."
Mia
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Eric C.
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"I took a couple of lessons from Ahmad. I am a novice with the guitar and needed some help. He was beyond patient and helped me gather the basics I needed to begin my long lived desire to learn the guitar. I still have a long way to go, but I feel like he will help me get where I want to go."
Chelsea
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Great friendly instructor!"
Denis
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Matt M.
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"Donnie is awesome and so patient!"
Anjanette
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Kenton is a very good instructor, very detailed , explains things, well and let you go at your own pace! Highly recommended."
Antonio M Hampton
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kenton D.
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"Loren was the best teacher for my son. She was so patient with him especially since he was not the most focused student. I would recommend her as a teacher anytime."
Jessica
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Loren P.
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"Ahmad is a great teacher! I had a previous, very basic, knowledge about music and Ahmad was able to leverage that to give me a head start. He provides me with the knowledge I need to satisfy my musical cravings and makes me able to learn new stuff on my own. Ahmad knows how to keep you motivated!"
Taylor
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Ahmad is an excellent teacher. I start learning playing the guitar from him a couple of months ago. He is really professional on teaching guitar. Highly recommended as he customizes the course according to your learning speed
and has different class packages.

I have tried different guitar lesson in Bay Area before I choose to learn guitar with Ahmad, and Ahmad is definitely the best."
Mary
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Wonderful first session. Will look forward to next sessions. Cheers!"
Trinanjan Dasgupta
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"I know more about the guitar than I ever thought I would, thanks to a Patrick. He is so patient with me and knows exactly how to teach me so that I remember and understand. I originally started taking lessons to be able to play a few songs around a campfire and now I can play whatever song I want because he really taught me to read music and know chords. I’ve been taking lessons for less than 6 months and I am farther along than I even thought possible. I would recommend Patrick to anyone and everyone wanting to learn guitar. He is incredible and such a great teacher!!!!!!"
Ali
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Patrick B.
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