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Chris V.

12 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Associate of Music from Pierce Community College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chris V.

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I want to have you walking out of the lesson happy, and excited to go home and practice some new material. With me you'll learn about guitar, but you'll also learn about music and how playing can help you in life (perseverance, basic math foundations, etc.)

About Chris

I am a jazz guitarist based out of beautiful Los Angeles, California. I received and Associate of Arts degree in Music in 2015, and have been pursuing a bachelors in Jazz Studies since then. While in community college I really grew into my own as a musician and discovered that I love jazz and t

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Best instructor I've found and I'm sticking with him!
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Chris is great and my son loves the group lessons and private lessons from him!
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Jim M.

Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $75
  • Awarded Solo guitar CD named "Best of the Year" by Acoustic Guitar Magazine from Acoustic Guitar Magazine
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 16 and up
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Jim M.

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I have been teaching guitar in the LA area for over 40 years, most recently at UCLA. With a Master's Degree from CalArts and professional experience including session work with Frank Sinatra and many others, I am uniquely qualified to teach a wide variety of styles, from , jazz, blues and classical to "Americana" and slide guitar. I specialize in finger-style acoustic technique, which allows students to progress from simple chord strumming to full arrangements with melodies, harmonies and bass lines. I also teach music theory, sight-reading and song writing, Now's the time to begin the exciting, enriching, and FUN journey to guitar mastery!

About Jim

Hi! I'm a professional guitarist with 25 years of teaching experience. Along with performing and recording, my teaching career has been hugely rewarding. I truly enjoy meeting new students and applying my expertise to help them overcome the hurdles that all students eventually encounter. From b

Brian P.

26 Reviews
Culver City, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts, Music from California State University, Los Angeles
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Brian P.

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Brian has a degree in Classical Guitar Performance from California State University at Los Angeles and has been teaching classical guitar to students of all ages in the Los Angeles area for more than 20 years. Brian's special talent as a teacher of this challenging instrument is a unique ability that combines patience with enthusiasm and a deep appreciation of the genre to help his students learn, improve and achieve mastery of technique and develop their understanding of the repertoire. Students of all ages are welcome!

Below see Brian's teaching philosophy in his own words:

MY APPROACH:
I focus on four areas that I think are essential to being a good music teacher:

* the uniqueness of each student;
* the fact that enjoyment (fun!) maximizes learning;
* the importance of proper technique and an understanding of music theory to build self-confidence;
* the development of musicianship through performance.

EACH STUDENT IS UNIQUE:
My first interest with each new ...

About Brian

Brian discovered his talent and passion for teaching while still in college, and has been teaching guitar and piano in Southern California for over 20 years. Gifted at teaching students of all ages and abilities, he combines patience, creativity, imagination and boundless enthusiasm with solid prof

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Diane W.
Although this was my first lesson with Brian, he is a perfect match for me. He has a gentle, docile personality, good humored and very patient. He's especially great with beginners, older students and special needs individuals. In close proximity so he didn't have to travel far. His teaching style, for me, is very effective and he's a very nice person.
Mike S.
Brian is the best! Highly encouraging - especially for me as a beginner.
Jack
Brian was fantastic and the lesson was fun! Really pumped about my next lesson! I have some things to practice and I already feel like I can play some guitar!!

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Rachel H.

54 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Finance from San Jacinto College - North
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Rachel H.

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Classical Guitar - Beginner Course Covers The following information:
Intro to Guitar
Intro To Timing and Rhythm
Guitar Anatomy
Learning the Notes of Strings
Intro to Open Chords
Posture and Technique
Tuning
Finger Picking Basic Formation and Technique
Non-Guitar Stretches
Warm up's with the guitar
How to read Tab
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Finger Picking Technique Breakdown
Diverse Rhythm and Timing
Scales and Modes
Strumming Basics
Plucking Basics
Legato - Hammer On's
Legato - Pull Off's
Legato - Slides
String Bending
Intro To Jazz Chords
Technique 2.0

About Rachel

I started my musical path in a Ballet Studio. I fell in love with the crackle of the vinyl record playing as I learned to listen and dance with the rhythm. I started playing the guitar when I was in elementary and took classical lessons until I was a teenager.I really enjoy the art of practice

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Sonny S.
Rachel is a fantastic teacher and incredibly knowledgeable. In just a few lessons with her she has exceeded my expectations of what I was going to accomplish with her. I highly recommend her if you're looking for a instructor.
Jeff Godwin
Awesome instructor!
Jim T.
Rachel is an excellent teacher. She has vast musical knowledge and the ability to communicate on a level that the student can easily understand. Rachel is extremely personable and puts the student at ease from the very beginning. She takes the time to understand the student’s goals and musical interests and tailors the lessons to keep the student motivated. In addition to being a great teacher, Rachel is a genuinely nice person.
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Greg L.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Guitar Performance and Pedagogy Instruction from DnD Music
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Greg L.

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I've been teaching classical guitar, to everyone from children to adults, for over a decade. My students not only get a comprehensive introduction to the genre, but also an appreciation for style and technique.

About Greg

For the last thirty years, from the day that I got my first electric as a teenager, to my work today as an acoustic guitarist for the band, Timberwood, and currently as a teacher of more than forty students a week, my life has been devoted to the guitar. I'm an experienced veteran of the meta

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Carrie
Baylee has learned so much with Greg. She started with very little knowledge in music and now can read music and play beautifully! We couldn’t have asked for a better instructor for her.
Nick
My son was given a guitar by a family member and showed variable interest until Greg started to teach him - Greg has woven elements of what my son needs to learn to improve with how these elements are used by some of the biggest and best guitarists ever and really changed practice from being a chore to something that can be fun. This is the way Greg said he would teach and he’s sticking very much to it! A great instructor that my son really enjoys going to - thanks Greg!!
Robert
I was very impressed, satisfied and happy about my guitar lessons with Greg.
I'm German and booked just 5 lessons due to travel reasons. There was very vage input from me to Greg when we started (I always play the same; want to get new ideas; ...). Greg did not just provide a regular standard lesson. He focused and addressed 100%+ my desires and needs. Greg provided me very conrete and great input in several aspects to what I can do to improve my guitar playing. This was very useful to me and enabled me to move my guitar play forward. I highly recommend Greg to anybody.

kf M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Spanish/Español
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Teacher specialized in teaching Shredding With these classes you will be able to play like this: Youtube : KFmasterclass Detailed information on the website: kfmasterclass.com Learn to play the guitar at the level Without limitations and with the latest techniques of 2020: The mus

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Average Cost of Classical Guitar Lessons in Northridge, CA

The average cost of 60-minute classical guitar lessons in Northridge is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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"Rachel is outstanding! Very enjoyable experience to date."
Greg
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Rachel H.
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"Shaun is an outstanding teacher. In a very short amount of time, he took me from knowing absolutely nothing about guitar, to reading music and actually playing songs. He's patient, enthusiastic, and knows what he's doing. I would high recommend him to anyone interested in really learning to play guitar, the right way."
Susan
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Shaun Z.
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"Been a student of Josh's for a few months now and feel very fortunate to have found him. His attention to detail, continuity between sessions, and obvious broad knowledge base are a few of the elements making this a very rewarding learning experience. I am learning to read music, understand music theory, and develop technique. I have very much looked forward to each lesson which Josh takes the time and effort to build upon with clear assignments and follow up. Josh is highly personable, professional and supportive. I highly recommend Josh."
Paul
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Josh G.
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"Phil Hodges is a phenomenal and inspiring guitar teacher. Over the past year of guitar lessons with Phil, my daughter's playing ability has rapidly advanced and she is so enthusiastic about practicing. Guitar lessons with Phil is a highlight of her week!"
Natalie
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Phil H.
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"first lesson, good intro! thanks ben!!!"
David
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Benjamin E.
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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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"Great instruction! The time was packed with information. Thanks Michael."
Kevin
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Michael L.
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"Our son has been receiving lessons from Mark for the past two and a half years. Mark is professional, punctual, and a wonderful teacher and guitar player! Our son looks forward to his lessons every week and Mark has been so patient in helping him as he bounces around between classical and electric guitar, and we're thrilled to have him as a teacher."
Hilary
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Mark S.
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"My middle son took an interest in classical guitar and Josh was perfect to get him going. We bought the books recommended by Josh which gave my son the basics. Josh follows the pace of the student and was flexible when teaching from books."
Scott
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Joshua S.
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"I started lessons with Ahmad last year as a birthday present from my wife, and I can I look forward to my lessons as much now as I did then! Ahmad has provided the exact style of instruction I need and has continued to help me grow as a guitar player.

Ahmad is able to connect with his students to understand their goals and objectives with lessons. I appreciate how he is able to tailor his teaching style and method to each individual and adjust as needed. His knowledge of music is superb and his musical interests are wide. Ahmad can flex between jazz to classical guitar to the newest pop single as easily as changing radio stations.

As a classically trained musician he can not only play the music, but also knows the music theory. I look forward to my lessons every week, and I can't recommend Ahmad highly enough!"
Gary
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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