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Steven S.

14 Reviews
Ventura, CA
Starting at $33
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Andres Segovia Memorial Scholarship from California State University, Northridge
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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, St

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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!
Linda
Wow! My son had absolutely NO prior experience and after just 4 lesson's he was rocking it and even reading music! Steven is absolutely wonderful with teens. My son looked forward to every lesson. Best teacher ever!!!!!

Scott S.

28 Reviews
Newbury Park, CA
Starting at $39
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • BA in Graphic Design from Cal State University Long Beach
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Scott S.

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Experienced guitar teacher of 25 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of fundamental guitar skills. I specialize in rock, blues, and country. Typically use study books, and also have sheet music available to use during lessons. You will learn simple and complex chords, lead guitar scales and melodies, music sight reading and music theory.

About Scott

I have been teaching private lessons since 1990 and am currently available to teach lessons at your home, or in my studio. I have helped students learn chords to accompany themselves when singing, learn rock, blues, and country lead guitar, and read music. Together we can tailor a course that will

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Sean
I have been playing guitar (self taught) for about 25 years, just not very well. I was looking for a teacher that could help me fill in the music theory gaps. As well as help me formulate a meaningful practice plan that will get me over my hump. I gotta say Scott has hit the nail on the head every lesson. He first listened.. and as a result has delivered an eye opening and inspiring lesson every time. I highly recommend Scott for guitarists of all levels. He knows his STUFF!! Better yet, he knows how pull what YOU need from what he knows and deliver it effectively.
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John K.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • BA in English from University of Louisville
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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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Jeff P.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Guitar and vocals from Musicians institute of technology
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jeff P.

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I've been playing guitar in bands and solo for 29 years. I went to musicians institute in Hollywood Ca. I studied rock/blues and jazz guitar and bass. I studied music theory,ear training, music reading and jazz/funk on top of the regular curriculum. My bands have played the whiskey a go go, the Roxy, the troubadour and several other well known clubs in LA and Bakersfield. I pretty much use the same curriculum to teach that I received from MI.

About Jeff

Hi my names Jeff. I grew up in Agoura Hills ,a suburb near Calabasas in LA. I went to high school with quite a few famous musicians including the guys from Incubus, Hoobastank and Mike from Linkin Park. So we had our own little music scene happening in that area of LA county. We would play gigs and

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Lee
Jeff is amazing on the guitar. With many years of playing he’s taken his music to another level. I have learned so much from him and learning fast as he makes it so easy. Thank you Jeff, you are the best
Belinda
Jeff Pierce is friendly, knowledgeable & highly experienced. His program appears to dutifully cover all the bases, adding structure & guidance with a touch of motivational inspiration. A very positive & friendly learning environment!
Dave
Jeff is such a cool down to earth individual. He makes you feel very comfortable when learning how to play the guitar which I believe is very important as it can be a complex instrument. He is very skilled and knowledgeable about the guitar and I’m very happy to have him as a teacher. I’m loving the results so far as I can play along to some of my favorite songs.
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Kyle K.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Marketing from Texas State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kyle K.

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There's nothing like the feeling of learning and playing along with your favorite song, or even writing your own! The first step is for us to put in the work, learn, and practice!

Whether you're a brand new beginner, or you're just looking to further your skill set, I am excited to customize a plan for you to be a better player. We'll develop a solid rhythmic base, establish fundamental playing techniques, practice our chord structures, and of course, learn that song that you've been itching to play!

I have been playing guitar and bass for over a decade. I've released music as a member of multiple bands (Pocket Odyssey, Fifth Chair) and as a solo artist as well. Let's get started!

About Kyle

I am an experienced well rounded musician from Austin, TX! I have been playing guitar, bass, drums, and keyboards for over a decade as well as mixing/mastering music as a freelancer. I have always thought that making music was too fun to limit myself to one instrument so I just picked up as many

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Jordan
Kyle rocks and rolls and he will teach you to do the same. He will be patient and make it fun along the way.
Nathan
From jazz to Green Day, Kyle understands it and can break it down for you in easy chunks. I’m very much a beginner at electric guitar, but he definitely has the ability to teach anyone at any level.
Joshua
I was in a band with Kyle for years, I've learned so much about music and playing guitar and bass from him. I learned to play bass to be in the band and Kyle was always great to give advice, tips, cool-sounding stuff to play. His passion for music is unrivaled by anyone else I know and he's always trying to make himself a better musician. Take some lessons from him and see for yourself. \m/ Rock on! \m/
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Logan A.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $18
  • Awarded Regional Champion of the "Colgate Country Showdown" from Colgate Country Showdown
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Music and Music Theory from Chuck Spires Music Academy
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Logan A.

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A few quick things about me:
• Have been teaching for 16 years
• Am a professional studio musician
• Have played in several touring bands
• Play/teach nearly all genres
• Took 12 years of lessons from a master
• Love teaching all ages and genres

Enough about me! We all know that everyone learns differently and has different strengths and weaknesses. My process is to analyze each student's unique abilities and to create a personalized learning experience for everyone. I have taught people from 5 to 83. I believe it is important to be empathetic to each person's needs, for example, I have experience teaching left-handed people, kids with Cerebral Palsy, Asperger's syndrome, people with missing fingers and other difficulties. Parents always ask me how I can be so patient with their kids, (the real secret is that I don't have to take them home ;) but on a serious note, I always remember the extreme amount of frustrating hours I put in before I got any real results. It's the least

About Logan

Hi, I'm Logan. I'm 31 years old and I've been working with students of all ages since I was 16. I currently teach about 40 students locally at my studio. I play for several bands around Ohio and I'm also hired a as a studio musician to play on tracks for one of Ohio's biggest recording studios. I p

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Justin D.
Padma N.
Logan is an amazing teacher. My son really likes him and looks forward for his lessons. He told us that Logan is very approachable, understands his questions easily, helps him with his choice of songs and super fun to work with. He is always prompt to the lessons while also being very accommodating with our schedules. We recently started our younger one as well with him.
Overall, awesome artist and a great instructor! We highly recommend him.
Katelin
So far, so good! I only started lessons recently, but I can already see that Logan has great techniques for teaching and quick tips/solutions for problems that you might encounter while learning how to play the guitar. He's a cool guy. I recommend looking no further!

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The average cost of 60-minute blues guitar lessons in Oak View is $67. 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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"Couldn't ask for a better instructor! Ahmad is an unbelievably talented player, but more than that, he has a system for instruction which breaks down a number of complex concepts and makes it easy to absorb new things. I can tell from listening in on his other lessons (when I arrive early) that he's great at tailoring his lessons to the individual's goals. For some, it's music theory and structure, for others its riffs and teaching particular songs."
Ken
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"I have been a student of Tim’s for a little over a year now. I started playing guitar at age 52 and when I started with Tim I was very close to giving up or settling on just being able to strum a few chords. I have had many hand injuries in the past that have resulted in arthritis and lack of dexterity in my wrists and some of my fingers and I started doubting I would ever be able to progress in my ability to play. From the very first lesson where I told Tim about my hand issues and my frustrations, he told me he was sure we could work around any physical limitations I had, and he was right. Tim has been able to work with me on alternative ways to play the chords I was having trouble with and has shown me that these alternate techniques along with the bit of music theory he sprinkles into lessons can really expand my ability to play.

In the time I have been studying with Tim, I have done more than I thought I ever could. I went from a frustrated beginner guitar player to having enough confidence to play on stage with some of Tim’s other students and I am now looking forward to what I will be able to do on the guitar instead of being frustrated with what I can’t do.

Tim is a talented and passionate musician as well as a knowledgeable and very relatable instructor which is a rare combination and he's also a really great guy and any student of any age or ability will benefit from studying with him."
Cullen
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Tim M.
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"I came to Mich an with 8ish years of self-taught acoustic experience looking to make my first foray into electric/lead playing/improvising/soloing. After two weeks with Mich, my playing has improved exponentially. He's extremely patient and is more like your buddy showing you cool things than a rigid instructor. If you're committed to putting in the work and really wanting to get better, Mich the guy for you."
Justin Diamond
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Michael S.
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"A great instructor, very patient and prepared, helped become a much more advanced player. Strongly recommend!"
Lisa
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"I have taken my first few lessons with Ryan and so far they have all been awesome!! Ryan is an extremely knowledgeable and talented guitarist, but he meets you right where you are. I feel my confidence growing more and more with every lesson. I look forward to many more!!"
Brandon
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Ryan S.
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"Dave is very knowledgeable and will work with you in any genre or style of music. As an older student I felt totally comfortable with Dave from the very first notes struck. I would highly recommend Dave to anyone wishing to improve their guitar skills....but dont expect to be playing like Clapton immediately!
My only issue is the long drive from Vero Beach to his studio. Something to take into consideration."
Michael
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Uncle Dave T.
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"Exactly what I have been looking for. Terrific lesson. Just enough practice material for next week."
bob
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Michael S.
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"John is teaching me guitar music theory. I like his relaxed and VERY patient style."
Scott
Took Blues Guitar lessons from John N.
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"Great guy to work with. If you have been playing for a while and the playing is getting no where. See Ahmad! He has tips that will make you a better player."
Norman
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"He is very good with a slow learner. Lots of patients."
Bruce
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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