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Chris B.

Alameda, CA
Starting at $67
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Chris B.

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I am currently only accepting students taking lessons every week. I will help you learn how to make beautiful music with your acoustic guitar! I focus on proper technique and will have you playing your first song by the end of your first lesson.

About Chris

All of these experiences make her a well rounded and versatile performer and teacher. For her students, she can help them find their unique voice and style,

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Steven B.

23 Reviews
Alameda, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 7 to 65
  • AA Music Theory from Laney College
  • Teaching since 1978
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Steven B.

23 Reviews
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I have been teaching acoustic guitar part time since 1972 and full time since 1998. From beginning level to advanced, I teach virtually all styles of music using flat picking and finger picking methods.

About Steven

Have you always wanted to learn how to play the piano, guitar or electric bass? Or maybe you've just felt like brushing up your musical knowledge and playing skills? Now’s your chance to fulfill those dreams! About Me: San Francisco Bay area pianist/guitarist/bassist; I've been playing music fo

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Sue M.
Great. He’s very talented I’m excited to begin working with him.
Lavernne
I've been taking lessons from Steven for I think two years now and he's helped me so much not only in reading music but also in ear training and in my song writing. He's incredibly patient and fun to work with. He also has a really nice cat.
Chuck B.
Great experience

Samuel B.

5 Reviews
Alameda, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Madarin, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2011
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Samuel B.

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About Samuel

Independent musician. Love flute from spirit and soul. 1. Played flute for > 20 years. 2. Have >6 years of teaching students. Interest driven study. 3. Have abundant knowledge in flute, guitar and other instrument of multiple genres. 4. As a Chinese, I speak mandarin/English and can teach ch

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Annika T.
Samuel is very patient with my daughter. Samuel create a fun environment for student to learn. Definitely love his positive energy and love for music!!!
Zoe ..
Samuel is very patient; he has a great personality and well prepared for my kid's class. I'd highly recommend Samuel.
Emma
Sam is great with my 10 year old daughter. He is easy going and makes the flute lessons fun and my daughter enjoys her weekly hour lesson. We let Sam know what our goals were and he has created a plan accordingly.

Sam can do both in-home and online lessons. The in-home lessons are great, no need to travel.

Overall Sam is a great teach and very affordable.

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Ryan B.

77 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2013
  • BA in Ethnomusicology from University of Illinois
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Ryan B.

77 Reviews
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I've been teaching guitar for 5 years helping students develop a love for the instrument and learn more about music along the way. There are many styles I'm comfortable teaching from folk (fingerpicking or flatpicking), rock, blues and funk and I would love working on developing a unique style of your own. Within the first few lessons you'll have a solid base of strumming, picking and chord changes and even a few simple songs under your belt. Moving on from there I will craft lessons to move you toward a "goal song," making sure to cater your progress to your needs while keeping a focus on good technique. I enjoy working with students of all ages and experiences and I can't wait to meet you!

About Ryan

Ryan is a musician from Jefferson Park who plays a plethora of different instruments. He specializes in guitar, banjo, mandolin and ukulele, but also dabbles in accordion, piano, drums, harmonica and several others. Learning to play instruments is one of the true pleasures in his life and he hopes

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Barbara K.
Patient teacher and expert practitioner. Really cares about student's growth. He also reminds you to have fun. Always on time for lesson, too.
Ryan
Great first lesson, Ryan!
Vincent
He seemed angry and disinterested, not really wanting to teach the lesson. Bad experience and bad teacher in general.

Richard G.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students Male: 6 to 80; Female: 6 to 70
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Bachelor of Arts, Communications from Rowan University
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Richard G.

6 Reviews
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Steel String 6 and 12 string.

Students will be taught "Expressive Practicing", a technique emphasizing skills earned through inspired playing. This is a highly individualized method based on the students instinctive capabilities such as having an natural "ear". Fundamentals are taught as applied through a run-before-you-walk set of exercises and structured improvisation techniques.

About Richard

I can't wait to work with you! I am passionate about the subjects I teach, and find nothing can compare to seeing a student "get it", so they may too enjoy the passion that comes from learning and doing something they love. Everything I teach I've learned most completely by doing as a Profession

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Doug B.
Very knowledgeable, I hope I can retain what he has taught me !!
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Teresa B.
Richard is so patient and knowledgeable. I am very happy with our lessons. Because of my background with classical guitar he wondered if the fact that he doesn't read music and I am renewing my mind back into it would not be a good teaching set-up. Not at all. I now have an electric guitar and the five years spent playing classical, now fifteen years ago, did not give me a good foundation for understanding music theory unfortunately. I have a genre I had already picked out fingerstyle electric and now with some thinking my way through the basics I did have I still need to learn just basic strumming etc. I understand what he is referring to in music so we still speak in the same key. Also and lastly my daughter has a severe seizure/dementia disorder that is very unpredictable and our caregiver's mom just passed away so there will be times when I just can't do a week/day. He has been very understanding. I am smiling from my soul because music is my healing path for difficult stuff I couldn't pay any doctor/therapist to even call me back for. Thank you so much for your assistance. Sincerely Teresa

Andrew H.

39 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Music from Elon University
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Andrew H.

39 Reviews
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*Adults*
Whether you are a beginner or have been playing for years my comprehensive lessons will help you to quickly realize your musical goals. I tailor each lesson to fit your individual needs and will get you strumming your favorite songs, reading music, taking soaring solos, or writing your own melodies while simultaneously deepening your understanding of the language of music. At the end of each lesson you’ll receive an MP3 of all the material covered.

*Kids*
I believe in building music fundamentals while fostering a love of playing. My fun, imaginative, and age appropriate classes are just right for any budding musician! Each lesson is customized to get the individual student excited about music, that means playing songs they like and having fun while learning the essential techniques and developing musicality. I have extensive experience working with children 5-16 and adapt my teaching to promote success for each unique student.

*Genres*
Pop, Folk, Rock, Blues, Jazz, ...

About Andrew

*Adults* Whether you are a beginner or have been playing for years my comprehensive lessons will help you to quickly realize your musical goals. I tailor each lesson to fit your individual needs and will get you strumming your favorite songs, reading music, taking soaring solos, or writing your o

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Madeline W.
Excellent in adjusting how fast or slow of a pace the student needs on a given day.
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Patrick K.
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Average Cost of Acoustic Guitar Lessons in Oakland, CA

The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Oakland 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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$53 average
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"Jordan is really very good teacher. I just started to learn guitar, I feel lucky that my husband selected Jordan.He achieves the target(lessons) in short timeline. He is kind and friendly with loads of patience. He teaches whatever I like along with regular lessons. I am basically from India, so even when I ask music for languages other than English, he does without any sort of hesitation. If you search for new guitar teacher, I am 100% sure that Jordan will be the best choice. Both "in home" and "in studio" you will definitely feel comfortable to work with him. You will have full freedom to learn what you really want."
Dham
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"Kevin is an amazing teacher. I am learning so much, he makes it fun and I am excited for my next lesson each week."
Josh
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kevin J.
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"Extremely knowledgeable, fun and easy going! Can't wait to sign my daughter up as well!"
Tedd
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Rob R.
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"Great instructor! I recommend Mark because he lets you learn, but he makes it fun! (He is also REALLY nice!)"
Amy
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Mark C.
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"Will is a very experienced, very intuitive musician who will tailor the lessons according to your goals, whether they be short-term, long-term, or just something you feel like doing that particular day. I tend to be self-critical sometimes and Will is very patient and very relaxed, and completely non-judgmental - I love how he first makes a small pot of tea while we talk about what I want to work on that day. It helps bring me out of wherever I was coming from prior to the lesson, and to refocus on the present moment."
Kelly
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Will V.
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"Omar is a great music teacher! We love that he is able to come to our home for lessons, plus he is flexible when we have to reschedule due to doctors appointments. He is very knowledgeable & talented in different instruments. He is currently giving our daughter piano lessons and our son guitar lessons once a week. They enjoy his patient, fun, and low key style vs feeling pressured or nervous. Our children are learning so much from him and feel confident in their new skills -enough to perform in front of others. His prices are very reasonable, and we feel very blessed to have him as our children's music instructor. We highly recommend him!"
Mike & Sylvia
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Omar G.
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"Gregory is an excellent teacher! Even when I was ready to give it up, because my playing sounded terrible, Greg encouraged me to keep going and told me it sounded fine. The more I played, the better it did sound. Now I can actually play! He also has lots of tips and tricks to help you along. Best instructor ever!"
Julie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Eric is a very talented and patient instructor!"
Richard
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Cole is a dedicated and patient instructor. He customized his approach to my son's level and works at his pace. He makes the lesson engaging and interactive. He has great experience and also strong ability to teach that experience to others. Our schedule is crazy and Cole is flexible and understanding which makes a huge difference. We are thankful we found him and looking forward to continuing lessons."
Deb
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Cole P.
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"Frank’s skill, experience and love for music make him a highly qualified guitar teacher. Since taking guitar lessons, I have seen various areas of my playing improve. It doesn't matter if you are just starting out or are a little more advanced, Frank's teaching will take your guitar playing to a new level."
Steve
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Frank N.
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