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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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Christopher M.

Hayward, CA
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Outstanding Musicianship from Chabot College Jazz Festival
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Christopher M.

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I am able to adapt to every student in order to effectively communicate musical concepts and practice techniques no matter what level the student is at. All of this is essential in order for a student to find themselves through music.

About Christopher

Christopher Main is a guitarist/composer/educator based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Christopher earned a Bachelor of music degree in Jazz Studies from San Jose State University where he studied under some great local musicians such as Rick Vandivier, Aaron Lington, John Shifflett and Frank Sumar

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Aidan C.

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San Francisco, CA
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Awarded Guilford College Art Award from Guilford College Music Dept.
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Aidan C.

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About Aidan

I have been playing guitar since I was 10 and loving music my whole life. I have been in numerous rock bands, the high-school jazz band, classical guitar duos, trios, chamber ensembles, and even played mandolin in a bluegrass band. I received my Bachelor of Music at Guilford College as a student of

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Christine D.
Aiden is a wonderful instructor. He taught my 8 year old son beginners guitar. He is a knowledgeable and skilled guitar player. He is patient, kind, and flexible. I am happy with the progress that my son has made with the lessons we've had so far. From knowing nothing at all, my son understands the basics of guitar playing and can play a tune comfortably. Thank you Aiden. We recommend him to those who have kids and are looking for a great instructor.
Ryan
Aiden has been a great guitar teacher and has helped me improve considerably over my first few months with him. I've spent the last 20 years sort of knowing how to play guitar, but I was self taught and never really could figure out how to progress beyond a few chords. Aiden has provided me with the structure I need to get continually better. He has been especially attentive and helpful at correcting and improving my technique. He's always willing to work on what I find interesting or come up with something to guide me. I also really appreciate his laid-back teaching style.
Iralda G.
An Excellent instructor! He has lot of patience specially with beginners. He is very knowledgeable in regards to music/ guitar.He is so kind to share his expertise with you.He is easy going and he show enthusiasm in what he does which invite you to keep going in you guitar journey.His studio is a peaceful, welcoming and inviting environment to play your guitar. He’s open in whatever music you feel comfortable to play with. He adapted to your needs and he knows how far you can go. He is an expert in what he does! You’re the best Aidan! I highly recommend him! Thank you so much for all your patience, enthusiasm and support!

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Jason J.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2003
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Jason J.

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I have three degrees in classical guitar. I've studied with many preeminent guitarists; Lily Afshar, Federic Hand and Douglas Niedt

About Jason

Jason received his Bachelor of Music from UMKC Music Conservatory and went on to receive his Masters Degree in Music Performance at the Rudi E Scheidt School of Music where he studied with Lily Afshar. Jason has won several competitions including the "Brownsville Guitar Ensemble Competition" and h

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Mike J.
Great experience. Just 3 lessons and feel I am on the right path with Jason.
John Aldrich
Great first lesson. Can't wait for more
ralph H.
Very knowledgeable, easy to talk to. He has helped me with my technique, hand positioning which is very important with classical guitar. I highly recommend Jason.

Ben G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ben G.

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Have played acoustic, electric, and bass guitar for over 10 years. I graduated from Blake high school while in their guitar magnet program. Also have worked with many different artist and bands around Tampa. I have experience in touring and playing, booking live shows as well.

About Ben

Dedicated guitarist with 10 years’ experience in electric, acoustic and bass guitars. Have received private guitar lessons and participated in multiple seasons in Rock School at The David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts. Also performed with the Blake High School Guitar Symphony at Bla

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Diego A.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $80
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 13 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
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Diego A.

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Diego Alonso has a Masters degree in pedagogy & musicology specialized in flamenco ("flamencología") (ESMUC, Barcelona) and graduated with highest honors in flamenco guitar performance from the Fundación Cristina Heeren (Sevilla). He has over 19 years of professional teaching and performance experience and has traveled to over 15 countries to perform, teach and compose since 2002. In addition he has given over 10,000 private guitar lessons and has given workshops, clinics, lectures and masters classes in schools and universities across the globe.

In addition to his experience and education in flamenco, Diego also has a background in classical guitar and Latin-jazz guitar making him one of the most experienced Spanish guitarists and educators in the country.

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Lessons are based on time-tested methods in guitar pedagogy as well as on up-to-date scientific research in the neurological and psychological processes of skill development and expertise. My goal, as

About Diego

Diego Alonso has a Masters degree in pedagogy & musicology specialized in flamenco ("flamencología") (ESMUC, Barcelona) and graduated with highest honors in flamenco guitar performance from the Fundación Cristina Heeren (Sevilla). He has over 19 years of professional teaching and performance experi

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Better and Better. I was not into the idea of online lessons, but it really is doable this way as long as you can see what the teacher is doing and they can see your fingers/hands too!
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Average Cost of Classical Guitar Lessons in Oakland, CA

The average cost of 60-minute classical guitar lessons in Oakland is $65. 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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$53 average
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"I have been trying to master an instrument forever. By that i mean guitar or piano since age 12. In my first five lessons I have made more progress than in all those years. I admit that the demands of everyday life can get in the way of my goal of being a musician, but Keith has brought me so very far.His empathy and professionalism has helped me to begin to overcome performance anxiety. His support has been priceless!!"
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Took Classical Guitar lessons from Keith D.
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"He has a real talent and enthusiasm for communicating his clear mastery of the guitar in a truly accessible and non-intimidating way, with a real thirst for developing skills in learners."
Doug
Took Classical Guitar lessons from David R.
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"Joseph is very patient and knowledgeable. He has been teaching my 9 year old how to play and from day one, he was excited to have learned how to play and excited to learn more. I highly recommend him for a session."
Ana
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Joseph G.
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"Good instructions, and perfect teaching pace according to student's skill level."
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Took Classical Guitar lessons from Daniel E.
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"The only thing I can say about Joseph and his teaching methods are WOW! I was blown away by his knowledge and his ability to teach classical guitar. He’s such a pacient and supporting teaching. Always puts his students first and never afraid to go the extra mile. Joseph is very passionate in his work and it rubs on his students. Just an unbelievable teacher. 100% would recommend him to anyone that’s new to guitar, intermediate, or just wants to sharpen their skills. You definitely get your money’s worth."
Roni K.
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Joseph G.
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"I met fellow classical guitarist, Michael, a few years back. I remembered him for his fun personality, stellar performance, and friendliness. Now that he is my classmate, I've gotten to know him better as a person and guitar player. I can say he is same in personality and friendliness as when I met him a few years ago, and his performances ROCK!"
Scarlet
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Michael R.
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"Loved Ben and Zane liked him also. He was on time and very patient. Loved that the lesson are in our home."
Shelley Davila
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Ben 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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"Alex is a great teacher! He is very knowledgeable and friendly when it comes to the lessons. Alex also helps make things fun which keeps my little one engaged in the lessons!"
Jessica
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Alex M.
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"Luke is knowledgeable and personable. He is a clear communicator too. I have looked for a guitar teacher for two years now. Finally my search is over."
Dean
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Luke P.
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