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Richard C.

101 Reviews
Irvine, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor's Degree from University of Maryland and Berklee College of Music Boston
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Richard C.

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Guitar instruction with concentration on scales, chords, progressions, songs and melodic patterns that can be applied to the students music of choice.

About Richard

I have studied, performed and taught music for over 30 years. Accordion was my first instrument at age 7 which was a great introduction to the keyboard, melody and harmony. That was followed by guitar and other stringed instruments (Banjo, Ukulele) as well as drums. I studied with great teachers

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Karen
I needed to start at the basics and he did just that! I feel very confident with his instruction and my hard work, my goal of learning and playing the banjo will become a reality!
Paula
first time being back after i broke my arm and he was really helpful and understanding
Ryan R.
Richard gave me the full breakdown on the pieces of the banjo and how to properly manage it. The exercises assigned have helped tremendously even in the short time I've been practicing. I can feel my confidence and strength building.

Thank you Richard!

Ryan
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Elias S.

4 Reviews
Costa Mesa, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Portugese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2014
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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.

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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 profes

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Sara
Elias is the best! Such a knowledge and passion of music. He has been my sons guitar instructor going on 5 months. My son has learned so much and always enjoys and looks forward to his lessons. My son is is not only learning guitar but violin as well from him. Fantastic instructor A+
Joni
I am very impressed with Elias! He listened well, offered helpful suggestions, laughed and was very congenial to work with. We discussed how to hold a bow and, since I have some arthritis in my hands, he was very open to other possible options that might work better for me. Taking lessons from him will be a bright spot in my week. I would recommend him in a heart beat!
Gene
A fun and informative lesson. Looking forward to the next one.
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Stephen B.

16 Reviews
Irvine, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 1993
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Stephen B.

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Each lesson is designed on the level of the student's ability from beginner to advanced. Rock, R&B, funk, jazz, blues, POP and country music. I like to use song learning as a vehicle to sharpen your skills. Learning skills through songs is more fun for beginners. More advanced students will work on everything from theory, reading, harmony; and how you can use scales and arpeggios in a number of ways over several different styles of music.

About Stephen

~ Customized Lesson Plan for You. ~ Learning the guitar is a fun, yet, challenging experience. Having an instructor guide you through the process makes learning easier and more efficient. The internet provides a wealth of information but can not interact with you and help your specific needs. M

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Ryan M.
He is good!!!
I can play the very basic when I started but still need someone to help me to put everything together. He can diagnosis my level and design the learning plan for me when we first met. Lesson is fun and he always got something new/interesting to for students to work and practice.
Mike
Incredible and knowledgeable guitar instructor!

I just realized how important to have a teacher right in front me to guide and correct my fingers when I had my 1st class with Stephen. Just like everybody else, I took the online lessons for few months with other teacher and also learned from Youtube on my own in the last two years. I can play but I knew I was missing something.

He really brought me to the next level.
Katherine
Lesson was fun!!!!

I can play the basic chords before I met him. Stephen can oversee the problems and fix it when in the first lesson. I was like....WoW!!! He is a experienced guitar instructor. Impressed!!!
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Omar G.

31 Reviews
Riverside, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • A.A. in music from Orange Coast College
  • Awarded Best Musician of the Year 1991 from Santa Ana High School
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Omar G.

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I've been teaching music for 15 yrs on guitar, piano, bass, cello and bass. My students have ranged from from 5yrs to 75yrs of age. I have seen many student go on to join orchestras, bands, broadway shows or simply continued their education to a university or college. Being able to read music profeciently has given me the opportunity to teach off many method books but like to use Alfred Method, Mel Bay and Frederick Noad Method books. I teach many styles ranging from classical, jazz & blues, rock, contemporary and pop. I do stress and recommend all my students to learn how to read music and usually by our second or third lesson they will playing simple songs. I am here to help you make music!

About Omar

Knowing that you are looking for a instructor to teach you music puts a smile on my face. You see, music has been a part of my life since the age of 3. Some of my first memories are of me accompanying my father at home with his rehearsals or just singing together to have fun as a family. I believe m

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Louis G.
HE IS HONESTLY AWESOME!! AND MY SON LIKES HIM A LOT. :)
Hank N.
Omar was great very patient goes over as many times as it take for me to understand lesson can't wait till my next lesson to so him how much I have improved. walk out knowing I can do this what a confidence builder.
David N.
A great first lesson experience with Omar. Went through thr basics quickly and jumped right into learning how to play guitar and read music. Looking forward to more lessons.
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Jeffrey B.

Huntington Beach, CA
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1988
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Jeffrey B.

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As a professional instructor for over 3 decades, I've learned to help you achieve your specific goals! Because everyone's different, we'll work together to find the styles and approach that works best for you!
Looking forward to it!

About Jeffrey

Hi, I'm thrilled you're looking into music lessons! I've had so many great opportunities and experiences playing, recording, writing and just hanging with some amazing musicians, including a few Grammy winners and nominees, because I made the effort to get into lessons and practiced regularly! There

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Steven S.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $37
  • Bachelor of Music from California State University, Northridge
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Andres Segovia Memorial Scholarship from California State University, Northridge
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Steven S.

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Guitar lessons are fun for all ages, styles and levels. I'd love to help you learn to play the songs that YOU love on the guitar! Beginners are encouraged to apply. You'll have fun while reaching your musical goals. In addition to learning great songs, you'll learn improvisation and applied music theory. Also, I'll enjoy assisting the you in creating a practice regimen that fits in your time schedule.

About Steven

Steven graduated with his bachelor of music degree from California State University, Northridge and obtained his teaching credential from Cal Lutheran University. While at C.S.U.N., Steven was the winner of the Andres Segovia memorial scholarship and the Randy Rhoads memorial scholarship. Also, Ste

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Chris
Steven is an extremely well versed and educated guitar teacher. Both in person and online, Steven managed to meet the interests and push the knowledge of music notation no matter what style. My son became a confident player in a short amount of time due to Steven’s vast knowledge and experience. As a 20+ year schoolteacher myself, I really appreciate his student connection and teaching style. An all over excellent experience.
Thomas S.
Fun experience.
Fredrick B.
Steve is an exellent instructor. Easy going and brings a beginner like me to ease and motivated. Look forward to my next class!

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"I enjoyed my first lesson. The time flew by. Justin was friendly and professional. I'm looking forward to the next lesson."
Joe
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Justin M.
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"Daughter loved first lesson.

My daughter just had her first guitar lesson ever and she loves Eric. I was surprised at the amount she was taught in her first lesson. I have no complaints. Very satisfied will recommend might even take some myself."
Justin
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Ahmad is an outstanding teacher. When I first met him I had barely ever touched a guitar. Now I can play some of my favorite songs! Ahmad takes the time to work with you to meet your individual goals and his patience makes even a beginner player feel comfortable. My lesson with him is the favorite part of my day. I highly recommend Ahmad."
Laura
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Eric is awesome. I appreciate the fact that he's super patient and willing to work with me, especially since I'm just starting out and making a million mistakes at a time. Super knowledgeable and encouraging. Can't wait to keep going at it and make some progress with his help!"
Richard
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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My teen daughter has been wanting to take guitar lessons for the last 3 years. Looking over Mr. Russo’s extensive qualifications, gave me pose in hiring him, after all she was so new she did not even know how to old a guitar, I figured he would be over kill. That plus the fact that he seems to tour a lot made me concerned that, once the pandemic receded he would be back to touring extensively, leaving us to find another teacher. I am glad I decided not to let my fear guide my decision because, he really is an excellent teacher. He put my teen who is people shy at rest, now you cannot tell her she is not the next Joni Mitchelle in the making. One of her favorite things to do after each of her lessons, is to FaceTime me(she is in boarding school) and enthusiastically show me what she is learning."
Ana
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Nick R.
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"Theresa is very patient and understanding. She is very easy to talk to and gives the motivation to keep me going. Our lessons are always upbeat, fun, and I feel confident when I leave."
Lexie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Theresa S.
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"My 8 year old daughter has been taking lessons with Jordan for about two months now. It has been fun to watch her progress and learn. She is very comfortable around Jordan -- he has a gentle spirit that makes her feel "safe" even if she makes a mistake. His encouragement and positive attitude have been immensely helpful in making her enjoy the guitar -- her first instrument ever. I would highly recommend him."
Laura
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"A great teacher took my kids and they can't get enough"
Anthony
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tanesha M.
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Francs
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"David was our family's music teacher for the last 6 years. He taught my son piano, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, and music theory and composition. He also taught my daughter piano. He is an excellent teacher. He is very good at approaching music from the student's level and growing with them by bringing in new theory or music when the student is ready. He is in no way intimidating and is very good at instilling a love of music. He has a warm and gentle nature and can relate to very different personalities. The only reason he is not still teaching our family is that he moved. I highly recommend him."
Cathy D.
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from David L.
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