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Marc D.

8 Reviews
Petaluma, CA
Starting at $39
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Marc D.

8 Reviews
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Scales, technique, tunes, improvisation techniques,finger picking,flat picking

About Marc

I've been playing music since I was 14 years old. I studied classical guitar at State University in Buffalo, NY. and also studied guitar at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. I love just about every style of music. I mostly play Celtic, Bluegrass, American traditional, jazz, and classical. I a

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Roger H.
He is very good with me. I'm not a very good student. I have bad habits and I'm overly sensitive to criticism, yet he has not made me feel bad at all about my playing if you want to call it that. I also have a short attention span and can't read music fluently. But his patience is much appreciated, and each week get a little better at it all. I recommend him to those trying their best to sound a little better.
Avery B.
It was really good information and I had a lot of fun.
Annie B.
I have been taking fiddle/violin lessons from Marc for a few months now, and it has been a great experience. He is very patient and keeps things fun by helping me learn pieces that I am interested in learning to play. I would highly recommend him for any instrument you are wanting to learn.
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Peter H.

4 Reviews
Concord, CA
Starting at $30
  • Awarded DiscMakers Gold from DiscMakers
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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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!
Kristen R.
Peter was great, very kind and supportive. I will definitely consider another lesson with him.
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Aidan C.

14 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $25
  • Bachelor of Music from Guilford College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2007
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Aidan C.

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About Aidan

I have been playing guitar since I was 10 and loving music my whole life. I have been in numerous rock bands, the high-school jazz band, classical guitar duos, trios, chamber ensembles, and even played mandolin in a bluegrass band. I received my Bachelor of Music at Guilford College as a student of

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Christine D.
Aiden is a wonderful instructor. He taught my 8 year old son beginners guitar. He is a knowledgeable and skilled guitar player. He is patient, kind, and flexible. I am happy with the progress that my son has made with the lessons we've had so far. From knowing nothing at all, my son understands the basics of guitar playing and can play a tune comfortably. Thank you Aiden. We recommend him to those who have kids and are looking for a great instructor.
Ryan
Aiden has been a great guitar teacher and has helped me improve considerably over my first few months with him. I've spent the last 20 years sort of knowing how to play guitar, but I was self taught and never really could figure out how to progress beyond a few chords. Aiden has provided me with the structure I need to get continually better. He has been especially attentive and helpful at correcting and improving my technique. He's always willing to work on what I find interesting or come up with something to guide me. I also really appreciate his laid-back teaching style.
Iralda G.
An Excellent instructor! He has lot of patience specially with beginners. He is very knowledgeable in regards to music/ guitar.He is so kind to share his expertise with you.He is easy going and he show enthusiasm in what he does which invite you to keep going in you guitar journey.His studio is a peaceful, welcoming and inviting environment to play your guitar. He’s open in whatever music you feel comfortable to play with. He adapted to your needs and he knows how far you can go. He is an expert in what he does! You’re the best Aidan! I highly recommend him! Thank you so much for all your patience, enthusiasm and support!

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Antonio G.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Certificate of Flamenco Guitar Technique from Mexican Institute of Flamencology
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Antonio G.

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LESSONS:

Basic chords, right hand, left hand and technique for any type of guitar but more specialized for classical and flamenco guitarists

About Antonio

SPANISH GUITAR: Flamenco & Classical I give you the resources so you can play ANY genre on the classical/flamenco guitar: *Method combines the discipline of the classical guitar with fundamental flamenco basic technique. *Emphasis on building repertoire with the music you love and a bit

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Cierra Herring
Love Antonio's Spanish guitar, he is the only flamenco guitarist I have seen perform in the area! He makes his guitar sing:)
Daniel Oliveira
Had the opportunity of listening to Antonio at the Latino Festival in Provo. Brilliant technique and wonderful refreshing music, one of a kind in Utah
Vania
Antonio is a great teacher! He is very patience and is always willing to help me improve my guitar skills. He has great passion for music and of course for the guitar. I'm very glad I was able to find Antonio because I have learned guitar concepts in English and Spanish!

William B.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • A.S. Music Industry Recording Arts from SPC
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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William B.

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The guitar is an incredibly fun instrument. It takes only three chords to unlock hundreds of well known songs. I have been helping many people learn new songs and techniques for over ten years, in turn I have made many friendships, I have traveled, and gained a good amount of knowledge and experience to pass on to you. The lessons I offer will be unique to each student based on your interests and pace of learning.

About William

Welcome to my profile! My name is William Beck. Most people call me Billy. I have been teaching mainly guitar and songwriting here and there for over 11 years. I started playing guitar at age eleven. I began writing my own songs at age thirteen and haven't stopped since. I am an artist above all

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Rebecca P.
Just had my first lesson with Billy and it was fantastic! He created the perfect balance of learning something enjoyable that I would be excited to go home and practice along with things that I had skipped over and knew I needed to re-visit in order to improve. I was impressed with his ability to quickly gauge my skill level and prior music knowledge so it didn’t feel mundane but challenged me just the perfect amount. Excited for our next lesson already!
D.G.
Billy helped me understand what i wanted out of music and tailored the lesson to do just that...started w the basics but then let me direct whete i wanted to take my playing...easy going and made it so much fun....i would recommend him to anyone at the beginner/intermediate level, as he is adept at getting to know who u are as a player and goes at the appropriate pace....great teacher!
Gail P.
William is an awesome teacher. He is exactly what I was hoping for, very knowledgeable, low key, great personality. I am excited to be learning from him!
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Greg C.

166 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Worship arts from Worship arts
  • Teaching since 1989
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Greg C.

166 Reviews
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I am truly passionate about your success in becoming the best player you choose to be! I like to teach with repetition (wax on wax off) and prefer to present the big picture first so that every obstacle may potentially never be an obstacle for you. I take years of teaching experience and what have been topics of frustration brought to me from students in the past... I try to smooth the road and teach you so you get the highest yield of success for your money with as little headaches as possible :) I would LOVE to have the opportunity to show you how great you can be in WAY less time than a traditionalist private teacher would get you...

About Greg

Hey there! I am VERY excited to help you get to your best potential through lots of flight hours as quickly as you like! I hope you'll pick me to help you avoid common set backs in your progress. I look forward to helping you be your best on your instrument! I am a cutting edge multi-instrumenta

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Grace
Great guitar lesson. Thank you Greg!
Maria
Great teacher! Feel like I've learned a lot over the past few months of lessons.
Pedro Lopez
Very personable. Has a ton of knowledge and open to answer any to all questions.

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"Lesson one with Michael was excellent. I am excited for more!"
Justin
Took Guitar lessons from Michael S.
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"My son really enjoys taking lessons with Daniel now for over a year. He is great with children."
Amado
Took Guitar lessons from Daniel B.
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"It was a fantastic lesson!!! I thoroughly enjoyed it, I'm excited for the next one. I learned a lot. Daniel went at a great pace. Highly recommend him."
Angie
Took Guitar lessons from Daniel B.
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"Brandi is always motivated, instructive, patient and encouraging! She answers questions and provides a good lesson plan!"
Robert
Took Guitar lessons from Brandi B.
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"Bill is an excellent guitar teacher. Very knowledgeable of a wide variety of styles and methods. Great attitude and very patient. He's always been flexible and accommodating with scheduling."
Matthew
Took Guitar lessons from Bill G.
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"lesson went well. At first I was nervous, but Ronny helped me feel comfortable and made my experience better than I expected. He takes his time and explains every lesson that is taught. Can't wait for my next lesson!"
Seepa
Took Guitar lessons from Ronnie B.
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"I’ve known Greg since I first entered the guitar world, and from the beginning he has been an amazing person to learn from along the way."
Paul
Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Versatile, knowledgeable, listens to the student to set personalized goals"
Susan
Took Guitar lessons from Luke P.
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"Marc is wonderful with my enthusiastic 8 year old son. From our first contact with him, he freely gave advice for beginners as we looked for an instrument and continued to help us with everything we needed to know. He was always encouraging and inclusive with the planned jam sessions. The lessons were the perfect balance of a fun hang-out vibe and focus on technique... and a little gum bribe :)... whatever works! We were very lucky to find such a great teacher."
Laura
Took Guitar lessons from Marc M.
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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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