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Bijan Z.

57 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Farsi, Swedish, German, English
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Master of arts (Music Education)/ PhD (Musicology) from Sweden/Germany
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Bijan Z.

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I play many instruments, but Guitar is my first instrument. I'll go through a method book together with you, in which you can learn the basics, including note reading, playing some simple chords...After some months this basic course will open a door for you to enter the world of Guitar playing and you'll be able to play many songs. Many of my students are interested to sing to Guitar and I help them to sing to Guitar too because I am a voice instructor too. Guitar is an easy and fun instrument to play.

About Bijan

Hi! I believe that music is rooted in all human beings and cultures in a reach and vast variety of forms. Music unifies and engages thinking and feeling in a direct and immediate way. Music influences individuals simultaneously on different levels of consciousness and form an important device f

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Great singing instruction
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David B.

42 Reviews
La Mesa, CA
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, English
  • Music, Acoustics and Recording from University of Salford
  • Teaching since 2005
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David B.

42 Reviews
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Beginner to intermediate, classical form

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.
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Cristopher E.

14 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $25
  • Bachelor of Arts from UCSD
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Cristopher E.

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I can teach traditional classical guitar finger picking techniques using a nylon string guitar. I can also teach fingerpicking on steel string acoustic guitar, as well as performing and arranging classical pieces on the electric guitar. I also love to make my own arrangements of classical pieces from other instruments. My personal favorites to perform are J. S. Bach and Heitor Villa-Lobos.

About Cristopher

If you feel like you're stuck or hit a wall, I can help take your skills to the next level; I can help you improve your technique, learn difficult songs, learn more about gear and gigs and performing, help you learn how to play any chord, key, or scale in any position, or help you learn how to solo

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Lindsay and Aidan E.
My daughter (9), son (7) and myself are all taking lessons and Cris Is able to adapt for all our learning needs and makes it fun along the way too.
Derek R.
I had my first lesson today. Cris is the real deal. He is an excellent guitar player and was able to coax what little skill and talent I possess into a formidable lesson early on. I'll be booking my Son along with myself and returning. We are blessed to have someone in the Rancho Bernardo/Rancho Penaquitos area like Cris!
Yuka O.
Chis was a great teacher - very patient, knowledgeable, and inspiring.

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Calvin A.

34 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Calvin A.

34 Reviews
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Depending on experience, we will start working on basic techniques or a piece that best suits your skill level.

About Calvin

As a teacher, I have worked with of many ages and backgrounds. One of my students, Skylar Stecker, has gone on to become a successful major label recording artist recently becoming the youngest artist to receive a number 1 on the dance billboard charts. I recently had the opportunity to tour with

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Jordyn
Excellent first lesson. We picked the right guy for our kiddo. He was patient with her and dealt well with her awkwardness. Looking forward to seeing her growth.
Christie N.
We are thrilled with Calvin! He's so encouraging and patient with my 7-year old son. Very friendly and engaging. I also greatly appreciate the level of detail in lesson preparedness and materials to use throughout the week for practice.
Curtis H.
Great Work! Wonderful teacher! I'm really encouraged to keep this music dream alive! I had some basics and now Calvin has given me positive reinforcement and some practice exercises that will push me past my 'learning plateau'! Thanks!!
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Flip P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaching since 1976
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Flip P.

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Professional teacher/musician since the 1970s. I teach beginner, intermediate and advanced students on guitar, ukulele, and tenor banjo. Style include Folk, Jazz, Fingerstyle, beginning Classical. Acoustic or Electric. If you're just getting started, I can give you a solid foundation and get you playing songs quickly. If you're a more experienced player I'd love to help you with ear training, reading, chords, leads, learning the fingerboard, college audition prep, and more … Let's set off on your musical journey!

About Flip

I love sharing my knowledge of music with students. I teach guitar, ukulele, and tenor banjo. My lessons combine technique and theory with learning songs. I believe that playing real songs motivates students to continue and makes playing music fun. Let me help you get started on your musical journe

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Nick B.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Awarded Best of Las Vegas Bronze Award from Best of Las Vegas
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Nick B.

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For classical guitar we will use my favorite standard method book by mel bay, which will allow you to work ahead of lessons and develop ideas and questions.

About Nick

About Nick: He is a full-time professional musician who has taught hundreds of students how to play. You can see him play five nights a week at the Fremont Street Experience in Las Vegas! Nick has also transcribed over a dozen books for the Hal Leonard Publishing Co. He has spent time as

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Nadia
Nick is a great instructor, he is very patience.....I am just a beginner and not so young. Thank you Nick!
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"Good instructions, and perfect teaching pace according to student's skill level."
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Took Classical Guitar lessons from Daniel E.
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"First rate instructor."
Patrick Holmes
Took Classical Guitar lessons from David R.
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"Loved Ben and Zane liked him also. He was on time and very patient. Loved that the lesson are in our home."
Shelley Davila
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Ben H.
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"Been talking lessons with Diego for about half a year now. He's been one of the best teachers I've had (being 40+, I've had an opportunity to experience quite a few). He's enthusiastic about my progress and works hard at presenting material in a way, and at a pace that's right ofr me. I've been incredibly pleased with the quality of his instruction, and super happy with the progress I've made with his guidance. I'm looking forward to continuing my lessons with him."
Scott
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Diego A.
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"Fun classical guitar lessons. Very knowledgeable and thorough teacher. My son really enjoyed his lessons."
Robin
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Nick R.
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"I have been working with Brendon for about 2 years now. He is not only incredibly knowledgeable about all aspects of guitar (composition, scales, classical pieces, finger-strengthening exercises, etc.), he is also an incredibly patient and dedicated instructor who really listens to the student's needs and helps fill them. His repertoire of songs, exercises, and general guitar knowledge have helped me understand the instrument in a multitude of different ways. I have had many guitar instructors before, but never someone who was so incredibly flexible and patient and willing to help when it comes to someone who has a busy schedule who is still interested in learning a complex instrument. He's definitely the best instructor I've ever had, and I look forward to continuing to work with him for a long time."
Sabina
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Brendon R.
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"Classical guitar lessons with David

Off and on since my 20s I've fooled around with guitar lessons but never lasted very long. I am 62 now. I relayed this to David and he laid out an organized plan for systematic improvement. But he was very honest with me about the importance of good practice habits. I've been with him almost 5 months and showing progress. His enthusiasm and patience is appreciated. Thanks, Dave."
Frank
Took Classical Guitar lessons from David M.
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"Chris is an amazing teacher! I’m excited to play guitar again!"
Emily
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Chris S.
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"Hugo is one of a kind. Great teacher and an amazing human being! Took lessons with him back in Boston while he was still studying at the prestigious Berklee College of Music and it couldn't have been better. Improved my repertoire and my technique meanly when it comes to fingerstyle. Highly recommended!"
Rodrigo
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Hugo A.
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""We highly recommend Phil to anyone looking for an excellent guitar teacher. Both our daughters are flourishing under his instruction. We love that he tailors his lessons to the individual student. He teaches everything from classical to contemporary including some of the girls favorite songs, which keeps them interested and practicing. He is extremely talented yet very humble and kind."
Doreen
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Phil H.
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