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Damon Y.

San Diego, CA
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Damon Y.

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We've got to be able to communicate musically as step one. Furthermore you will need a basic understanding of the guitar. I will explain both of these essential steps in an easy to understand fashion the works best for you. Next we will apply what we have learned to learning a simple song you like. Where we go from there depends how your personal goals and how much time you have to practice.

About Damon

I am easy going, friendly, patient and professional. I believe in making music lessons fun and effective. Knowing an instrument is a skill you will have for the rest of your life. I aim to get my students playing fun songs and knowledgable about music ASAP.

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David B.

42 Reviews
La Mesa, CA
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • 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.

Alejandro L.

3 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2014
  • 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.
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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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Mason S.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner
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Mason S.

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We can work on whatever you're interested in! Music should be fun, so I like to work with students on the kind of music they enjoy listening to.

About Mason

Hello! My name is Mason and I've been playing music for almost my entire life. I started at the age of 8 on the piano, and later ventured onto the guitar and saxophone. While in high school, I studied classical saxophone at Brevard Music Center, and was asked to perform with the with the lo

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Abby
Mason is a great teacher! He is very knowledgeable about the saxophone and theory. I have grown a lot because of his lessons!!!
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Lola M.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Music Therapy from NVCC
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Lola M.

16 Reviews
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Each lesson is tailored to fit each individual student. We will cover genres of music that is of interest to you, using music you enjoy most so learning the guitar will be fun. Even if you have experience playing guitar, I will be able to show you alternative strum patterns, picking patterns, useful techniques, tricks and short-cuts to make playing easier. This applies to whether you are learning acoustic, classical or electric guitar. I have a blast teaching and my students have fun learning!

About Lola

I have more than 30 years of musical experience. I’ve taught guitar, piano, bass, and theater in private schools, art schools and I’m currently teaching at Classic Axe Guitar Gallery in Gainesville, VA. I’ve taught over 250 students in all levels of experience, tailoring each lesson to fit each stu

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McKenzie
Can’t say enough about Mrs Lola ! My daughter Kenzie is learning so fast and is super excited about her lessons.
Martha M.
She is the worst tried calling her multiple times never answered only took my money doesn't want to return it or return my calls the worst !! Experience I have ever had.. My daughter was very excited and you made this very stressful gor her..
Nick
Lola is a professional at what she does. From the moment I walked into my first lesson, I could tell she was very knowledgeable about music. Beyond music, she is a very kind and welcoming woman who is patient and understanding. She talks with you and really cares about what you're saying. She is a great teacher for anyone of all levels of experience in music and I recommend her for everyone.

Tommy L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2012
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Tommy L.

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I like to make lessons fun and engaging for my students. Practicing for the sake of practicing doesn't yield usually leave a lasting love for playing music. I'm passionate about helping my students figure out what kind of music they enjoy or connect with and giving them the tools and techniques needed to play their favorite songs and styles - and also be able to play with their friends. I'm happy to go as deep into theory as the student wants to go. Learning the guitar changed my life because it gave me a new way to connect with people, and I started playing in churches and bands at a young age. My hope is to help my you or your child develop a love and mastery of your instrument!

About Tommy

I have a Bachelors Degree from Berklee College of Music, and worked as a session and touring musician in Nashville, TN playing with acts like The Shins, Jonnyswim, Josh Garrels, Chris Tomlin, Kevin Twit, Sandra Mckracken, Chris Renzema, and many others. I'm a Counseling Student at Missio Seminary

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"Kenton is really great and is super invested in helping you become a better musician. He is easy and fun to work with and I highly recommend!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Kenton D.
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"I learned a lot in my first lesson with Brian. He clearly knows the guitar inside and out. The pace was on the faster side, but he answered all my questions about technique and theory. Beyond what I wanted to focus on (technique), he's laying a solid foundation for theory so that I don't have go rely on the capo or online tabs as much. He also gave me useful scale exercises to build up finger independence and articulation. So far so good."
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Took Guitar lessons from Brian C.
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"Matt is a great conversationalist and an amazing musician but most importantly, he is a skilled instructor. Matt can teach performance and theory. He listens to your needs, assesses your skill level and if you let him, he will mold you into a great musician too. After 40 years of playing around with my guitar, Matt has opened my eyes and is teaching me to play the guitar. Todd R."
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Took Guitar lessons from Matt M.
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"Omar is an amazing guitar teacher!

We have been working through a challenging topic- learning Indian classical Raga's for the guitar. I feel that with every lesson i've been more inspired and walked away with new ideas (both technical and...philosophical). This is a type of music that I never thought was accessible to me but based on his talent as both a sitar player and guitar player i'm happy with the curriculum that he is providing me with. Thanks Omar!"
Sarang
Took Guitar lessons from Omar W.
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"I've been taking lessons with Don for 6 months...

I am amazed at the progress I've made. I've gone from badly strumming a few songs to being able to do some simple guitar solos. Don focuses on fundamentals and technique, and it pays off, and really helps you learn faster."
Sarah Nelson
Took Guitar lessons from Don D.
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"Keith is an amazing instructor. His knowledge of the guitar and songs is extremely deep. He is very patient and easy going. Highly recommended!"
Bill
Took Guitar lessons from Keith H.
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"i'm learning so much"
Cameron Partee
Took Guitar lessons from Chris V.
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"Scott is an accomplished musician and excellent teacher and his lesson prices are very fair. He was a great teacher for my 15 yr old son"
Gabe
Took Guitar lessons from Scott S.
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"Great teacher, very knowledgeable of theory and can help you better understand your instrument and music in general. Highly recommended."
Nathaniel
Took Guitar lessons from Lucian W.
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"motivating and patient."
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Took Guitar lessons from David B.
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