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Dave A.

Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Music from Los Angeles College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dave A.

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Experienced teacher of 4 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate/advanced guitar student. All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be playing songs in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of note reading, music theory, ear training, sight reading, technique, and more.

About Dave

I'm a Los Angeles based guitarist, widely known for work with musical agencies, local big bands, and my jazz-fusion group. I've shared the stage with such artists as Jeff Hamilton, Bob Reynolds and Bob Mintzer. I’m an experienced teacher of 4 years, specialized for the beginner/intermediate/advance

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Liam R.

2 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $80
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Liam R.

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I am the lead guitarist signed in the pop rock band, Arrested Youth - as well as the bassist and guitarist in the pop band RØYLS. I have been playing guitar 11 years, teaching 5 years, and touring across the US and Europe for 3. I will find out exactly what kind of musician you want to be and get you there in a manner that is efficient and fun. Shoot me a message if you are interested!

About Liam

I am the lead guitarist signed in the pop rock band, Arrested Youth - as well as the bassist and guitarist in the pop band RØYLS. I have been playing guitar 11 years, teaching 5 years, and touring across the US and Europe for 3. I will find out exactly what kind of musician you want to be and get y

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Sarah
Liam was my teenage sons guitar teacher for a year, (would have been forever but he moved).. He put a love and understanding for the guitar which has now leaked into all kinds of other instruments my son likes to play. I am thankful we found Liam, he was always professional, punctual and efficient in actually teaching music. :)
Jeremy
I took lessons with Liam for about a year straight and then off and on whenever I could. During that time he gave me a very strong understanding of the fundamentals of the instrument and helped explain technical aspects I was curious about. He's easily one of the best guitar players I've ever heard, and if you want to hear for yourself I highly recommend checking out his social media. He plays just about every style I can think of off the top of my head and knows his fair share of music production as well. I went from a beginner guitar player to being able to play and figure out songs on my own after taking lessons with him. I cannot recommend him enough.

Lucas M.

5 Reviews
Altadena, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Studio and Jazz Guitar Performance from University of Southern California
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Lucas M.

5 Reviews
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I teach many different styles of acoustic guitar playing. Including classical, flamenco, fingerstyle, folk, singer/songwriter, slide, and blues.

About Lucas

I have a deep passion for music making and music education. I take pride in watching my students progress, develop and excel. I have helped all level of students, from early beginners getting over the beginner lessons hump, to students preparing to enter college and hobbyists or professionals tryin

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Barry
Great first lesson. Was really fun.
hector
This instructor very good. Very patient and I learned a lot today.. very happy customer
Bonnie B.
Lucas accompanied me yesterday playing jazz guitar while I sang some jazz standards. The experience was incredible and touching. I look forward to singing with Lucas again. Thanks.

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Patrick B.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 15 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Patrick B.

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Got the quarantine blues? Nowhere to go?nothing to do? Let's rock! There couldn't be a better way to spend your time than playing the guitar. It is beneficial to your mind and soul, and can lead you in many positive directions in life. My goal is to help cultivate excitement in my students, and to keep learning fun and interesting. We will focus on what it is that gravitates you to the guitar, and break down what you will need to learn to gain the freedom you are looking for. My aim is that you will always continue to pick up the guitar on your own out of the joy of playing, instead of feeling like you have to. The guitar doesn't have to be a rigid instruction, it is fun, free, creative and different for everyone!

About Patrick

Hello there! My name is Pat B., I live in Nashville, TN and I absolutely love playing the guitar. Besides studying the instrument over the past 16 years, I've played in countless bands and have performed in over 1000 shows in my lifetime. Some notable concerts I've played: Bonnaroo, Austin City Lim

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Aaron
Pat was an awesome instructor. I have a few years of experience with guitar, but I was still able to learn a ton, especially about slide and blues guitar. Pat kept notes on what we were talking about and followed up each week. There’s no one else I’d recommend if you’re trying to learn slide or blues guitar.

Carla U.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Awarded Novelty Song of the Year from Just Plain Folks
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Carla U.

23 Reviews
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Lessons are tailored towards the students goals and abilities. Play with or without a pick, learn popular songs, or write your own.

Over the last 25+ years of teaching guitar, I've found that most of my students want to learn to play popular songs they've heard on the radio (I teach all decades of songs, from 1920's to current hits, and I "take requests").

I can also teach note-reading and music theory (optional- recommended for those who want to major or minor in music in college, and for those who already play another treble-clef instrument).

My goal is to build confidence and make learning fun. I hone in on a students' strengths and weaknesses, build on the strengths and gradually improve the weaknesses.

Acoustic guitar is the most social musical instrument there is! So get started! I promise you will have a non-threatening, relaxed environment to learn in, and go at a pace that is just right for you.

About Carla

Music is my LIFE! After more than 25 years of teaching at music camps, music stores, 3 colleges and my home, I completely understand that the lessons are all about YOU, the student: what you want to learn, taught to you in a way that works for your brain and personality. And if you don't know

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Ted
Carla's teaching technique was perfect for me. I have played the guitar for longer than I care to admit and even I was tired of hearing my same old stuff. She incrementally moved me forward line by line, measure by measure to where I now have several fingerpicking style numbers in my portfolio.

Playing for my own enjoyment is now enjoyable once again.

My lessons were online and very effective - when I got stuck, Carla would send me a sample audio clip of her playing the difficult part which was a godsend for me in how I learn new musical things.

I highly recommend Carla and her Carlalology method of guitar teaching. You won't be disappointed.
Earl *.
Great teacher and she teaches many different styles of playing.
Paul P.
i originally selected carla as my instructor based on her skills, resume, other students comments etc. listed on the website. shortly after my lessons began i realized she was a vital resource for guidance, knowledge and material all of which would enable me to grow as a musician. she is talented, smart, inspirational, funny and more, what else could you ask for?!!!!
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John K.

4 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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John K.

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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.

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Average Cost of Acoustic Guitar Lessons in Northridge, CA

The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Northridge is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $28 and $276 per hour.
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"I've only taken one lesson, but very good so far. George showed me a good way to hold the pick and to position the guitar and my hands and how to move my wrist. I look forward to more lessons."
Michael
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from George F. H.
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"Perfect teacher. Gets it done with fun. My daughter learned a lot already. Very Highly recommended.."
Asterio
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Lola was amazing and very personable :) she made me feel at ease on wanting to learn a new instrument"
Deserai
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Lola M.
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"Great teacher. Easy to understand. Great communication skills."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jonathan B.
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"I left a review as many have done at the beginning of my lessons on the site's request. I studied with Edwin for about two years through Skype, and wanted to evaluate the experience after it was completed. Edwin was a very polite and skilled teacher. He taught me many new techniques and different styles of jazz guitar that stick with me still, and which I use every day in my playing. I recommend him to anyone wanting to learn more about playing jazz guitar."
Jonathan
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Edwin I.
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"I highly recommend Kramer as a teacher! He gave really great lessons and it was lot of fun working with him. He is also super knowledgeable, he knows everything about music and especially guitar."
Marie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kramer S.
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"Laid back and accepting. The sign of a good teacher."
Earl
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tanesha M.
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"Had a great lesson with Victor! He knows music really well and is very patient with beginners."
Shaheer
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Victor S.
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"Jim is a through and through professional. He has a very measured and logical approach to his lessons, and manages to keep things fun while drilling the fingering, patterns, and vocabulary into your head. I've been taking lessons with him for a couple of months now and I feel like I am learning a lot every week, and I'm getting measurably better. Just be sure to do your homework! Thanks, Jim!"
Ashley
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James R.
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"Christopher is a fantastic teacher! He makes everything fun and is great with my son who is just beginning guitar. Highly recommended!"
Tyler
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Christopher B.
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