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Matt B.

10 Reviews
Thousand Oaks, CA
Starting at $29
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Matt B.

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About Matt

I have been teaching guitar to students on the East and West Coasts of the United States for over 20 years. I was always interested in music and made my first “recording” at the age of 2 and a half. I got serious about playing the guitar when I was 10 years old after hearing the legendary Randy Rho

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Errol
Matt is a great teacher, and the biggest music history expert i've met. His passion for music and teaching really shines through his teaching!
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Miles
Fun and great teacher
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Mark C.

11 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $52
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Best Short Film - "Grand Scheme" from Long Beach Indie International Film Festival
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mark C.

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Mark is an American composer, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and music producer.

I started teaching private music lessons my senior year of high school, in 2006. Since then I've taught over 50 different students of all ages from 3 years old to 61 years old. While still living in Ohio, I was the one and only official guitar teacher for Guitar Center Youngstown through the duration of 2008-2009. In late 2009, after moving to Los Angeles, I continued to teach privately all around the city. I currently live in West Hollywood with my wife and dog. I plan to continue teaching private students for the rest of my life.

About Mark

Mark is an American composer, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and music producer. I started teaching private music lessons my senior year of high school, in 2006. Since then I've taught over 50 different students of all ages from 3 years old to 61 years old. While still living in Ohi

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Mark is a patient, friendly, experience and pleasant teacher. I enjoyed working with him very much. I learned a lot of new things during his classes. I need to practice all. I am very happy to recommend him to anyone else who is looking for a great teacher .

Alex P.

16 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music Performance from USC Thornton School of Music
  • Teaching since 2004
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Alex P.

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With a Bachelor's in Music for Guitar Performance from the USC Thornton School, I can teach you just about anything you're looking to learn, from classical to pop to jazz, songwriting to shredding!

About Alex

I have been playing music since I was 7, and now play the guitar, bass, violin, piano, and I also sing. By the time I entered the University of Southern California, I had released my first album of original music, toured the west coast with my own band, toured internationally to China, Canada, Fran

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Rock C.
Awesome
Kathy B.
Amazing !!!
Jax
Alex is great! Classically trained musician, very easy to get on with, knows his stuff. Highly recommend.

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Wes C.

99 Reviews
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Starting at $19
  • Physical Education from Forsyth Technical Community College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2013
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Wes C.

99 Reviews
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I love to help with all of the basics and then go from there with whatever specific genre or technique each student might be interested in!

About Wes

Hey guys! My name is Wes and over the last 6-7 years I've absolutely fallen in love with music. It's amazing to me to see that music affects every single human, no matter what specific genre they might prefer. And to be able to pick up and instrument and join in on it is such an incredible exper

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Finn A.
Great first guitar lesson with Wes. He was very patient with my boys, they liked his teaching technique and he's enthusiastic and motivating. Thank you.
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Aaron O.
My son was very reticent to meet a stranger and play piano. Wes very quickly gained his attention and interest
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José C.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded Highest score in annual employee evaluation from Cuenca Symphony Orchestra, Ecuador
  • Teaching since 1998
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José C.

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Lessons with me are very unique because in addition to learning the guitar, you will learn many things related to music from my background as a professional symphony musician and music educator.

I can teach either in English or Spanish.
I can also teach double bass, cello, charango, and general music.

About José

Hi! Thank you for stopping by my site. My name is José C. For over 20 years I have had the privilege of teaching and working as a professional musician in the US and South America. I enjoy teaching, learning, and taking up new challenges. I have been able to help and guide many of my students t

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Santiago Vasco
José es una persona increíble, si no sabes como empezar o continuar tú camino musical, él es el indicado... junto con toda la experiencia que tiene por tocar por el mundo, su pedagogía y atencion personalizada (junto con tú trabajo por supuesto) te harán tomar y aire y decir yo puedo hacer esto.
Alondra
Es mi privilegio emitir que le Mgst. José Carrión, con quien tuve el honor de estudiar durante los años 2017 - 2019 es un excelente docente, de los mejores que he tenido a lo largo de mi aprendizaje musical que cumple a cabalidad las labores encomendadas y es miembro respetable y productivo de la sociedad.
Por esta múltiples otras razones que con mucho gusto puedo comunicarle si lo considera necesario, es un privilegio para mí, el otorgar mi recomendación personal.
Sé que, sin duda, en cualquier lugar, él dejara muy en alto su propio buen nombre y el mío.

Atentamente,
Alondra Bravo

Translated using Google Translate.

It is my privilege to issue you Mgst. José Carrión, with whom I had the honor of studying during the years 2017 - 2019, is an excellent teacher, one of the best I have had throughout my musical training, who fully fulfills the tasks entrusted and is a respectable and productive member of society. .
For these multiple other reasons that I can gladly communicate to you if you consider it necessary, it is a privilege for me to grant my personal recommendation.
I know that, without a doubt, anywhere, he raised his own good name and mine very high.

Sincerely,
Alondra Bravo
Phillip
I invited Jose to work with my bass students for an upcoming performance. He taught my students so much in a short period of time. His caring personality and sense of humor made the class so much fun. My students wanted him to come back. I highly recommend Jose Carrion as a guest conductor, section coach or private lessonss

David C.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Awarded Best Original Music Score from Animadness 2006 Film Festival
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David C.

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All styles available: rock, blues, jazz, country, classical, progressive, metal, and more. 40 years experience in guitar.

Acoustic steel string or nylon string. 6 string, or 12 string. All styles. Whether you want to be a weekend warrior who plays around the campfire, or someone who wants to study at a professional or advanced level, we can make that happen!!!! My unique approach to teaching guitar will have you playing guitar on the first day. No joke.

About David

Hello! My name is David, and I am a music teacher of many different subjects. These include guitar, piano, bass, ukulele, recording, music theory, production, composition and film music composition. All styles, and all ages. Classical, Rock, Alternative, Slide Guitar, Blues, Jazz, and more!

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Albert Cerrato
Well I’m 76 years old and took guitar lessons and piano lessons years ago and kind of faded away but Always a music lover. And now I need a guitar which they said they would tell me where to buy one I’m looking forward to this very professional operation. I am impressed.
Jennifer & Sarah G.
I actually feel I got somewhere on the first lesson. He starts by teaching a song. Love it.
Jordan Waits
Awesome lesson very knowledgeable and fun to be around

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Oak Park, CA

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Oak Park 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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"She's very sweet and kind. Makes it easy to learn."
Jordan
Took Guitar lessons from Kristina B.
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"From the very first moment, Sam put me at ease. No question is a stupid question, and he always finds new ways to explain something if I don't get it! Patience and persistence. A rare combination."
Eric
Took Guitar lessons from Sam K.
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"I have a concert gig coming up in the span of a week playing guitar with a big band orchestra doing jazz or band arrangements of various popular songs including a big band arrangement of Play That Funky Music from the 70's. In other words not the easiest stuff to be playing :)! First lesson with Brandi and she cleared up all the trouble spots, tricky rythms and chord changes easily in an hour. She explains musical complexities clearly, knows what she's doing and at the same time makes it easy to understand and execute. I had read about her background in classical and knew she had to be good but was genuinely impressed with how well she understood jazz and funk styles better than I do. ( And I'm 28, have been playing since age 12 and performing publicly in multiple settings since 13) Great personality, a lot of fun to work with, and incredibly knowledgeable! Absolutely recommend!"
Emily
Took Guitar lessons from Brandi B.
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"Steve sets a high professional standard for what he does. Lessons are flexible and fun which makes progress fast. I give my highest recommendation to someone considering his services."
Brian
Took Guitar lessons from Steven E.
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"Eric is very patient, smiles a lot and helped me tackled fingering and chord issues I was having. He helped me create a simple lesson game plan for this week of practice."
Beka
Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"I took lessons from Shon close to 20 years ago. I was a terrible guitarist, and an even worse student. :D

That said, the fundamentals I took away from those instructions greatly my playing even today. He has a fantastic mind for music, and as all truly great teachers, he takes great joy in sharing his knowledge with others.

Much love bro! :D

P.S. The cirlce of 5ths, Shon. I finally understand the circle of 5ths."
Beau
Took Guitar lessons from Shon M.
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"My first lesson with Donnie was excellent. He is very patient and his teaching skills are great. Looking forward to practicing and my next lesson."
John
Took Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"I have been taking lessons with Nick now for a little over a year and it has been a great experience. I appreciate that Nick tailors lessons to my ability and musical interests and incorporates a little musical theory at times. Having started with little knowledge of the guitar, I think I've progressed a lot and that's due to his teaching. Lessons are also a joy. Nick has an easygoing teaching style, while at the same time he's focused on helping me progress. I feel lucky to have found Nick as an instructor, and I would recommend him to anyone looking to learn the guitar."
Bill
Took Guitar lessons from Nick R.
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"If any parent wants their child to use their time the best way possible instead of computer gaming and the internet please seriously consider guitar lessons with Daniel, he has developed the love and responsibility of practicing and being passionate to my child, Nik adores him and so do I !
Thank you, Daniel for being so patient, knowledgeable and supporting!...
We could not have asked for a better teacher than you are!"
Tamara
Took Guitar lessons from Daniel B.
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"Tim has an excellent vocabulary of music knowledge. Patient and willing to listen and answer questions. You can't go wrong if you're looking for a solid foundation to improve on any style of guitar playing."
Jeff
Took Guitar lessons from Tim M.
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