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John K.

4 Reviews
San Marcos, CA
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Employee Of The Month from Ego Music
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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John K.

4 Reviews
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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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Masashi (Masa) N.

6 Reviews
El Cajon, CA
Starting at $33
  • Speaks Japanese, English, French
  • AA - Music & Liberal Studies (Honors) from Santa Barbara City College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Masashi (Masa) N.

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Students should expect to learn a variety of topics such as naming different parts of the instrument, tuning, technique, music theory, function within a larger ensemble.

About Masashi (Masa)

I've been teaching/tutoring music since 2007 with experience teaching music theory, aural skills, piano, and guitar. I can help students with a variety of musical tasks. The program I was enrolled in at SDSU ensured that I had a good grasp of a wide variety of instruments. *** Lesson Details ***

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Bob
As a first time piano student at age 70, I find Masa. very patient with me. He encourages me to understand music theory as well as playing. I enjoy the lessons very much, even after 15 months!
Tyler O.
Being the first lesson, I had an instant connection and a really great lesson!
He makes learning fun.
Miranda D.
Great lesson
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David B.

42 Reviews
La Mesa, CA
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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David B.

42 Reviews
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All levels, all styles

About David

After graduating from Salford University, England with a Bachelors degree (Honors) in Music and Composing I worked for a short time as a commercial "jingle" writer, before moving to San Diego, marrying my dream girl, and opening my own music recording, teaching and production studio. From there I h

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Eleanor C.
David is a great instructor! He is patient and encouraging. His lessons use songs to demonstrate the techniques we are learning. His lessons are fun and I learn many things each time.
Andrew G.
Great teacher and very patient.
Jacob P.
David has been a great teacher for my son. He's learned so much in a short amount of time.

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Bebé S.

42 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded National Defense Service Medal from USMC
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Bebé S.

42 Reviews
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Want to be able to read music? Interested in being able to grab your guitar and play your favorite pop songs? Want to impress your family and friends with some flashy classical pieces? Well look no further, I will help you build a solid foundation of music theory, sight-reading, ear training, and technique while tailoring to your personal needs and goals. All ages and genres are welcome, my only rule is to have fun, so lets get started.

About Bebé

I am a professional singer, pianist, songwriter, and recording artist. I graduated from Broward College with an Associates Degree in Music Technology and dual -majoring in Vocal Performance. My primary instruments are Voice and Piano, but I also play guitar and trumpet. All of my students can ex

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Michael
Fantastic help with everything I am trying to learn on the trombone!
Kimberley
Kimalisa M.
Bebé was so sweet and it was fun. I look forward to working with her again.

Josh M.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Josh M.

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Hi! I teach acoustic guitar for all ages! I have 13 years experience playing and 3 years teaching. I tailor my lessons based on each individual students needs/goals. My specialty is playing and singing together, to include teaching students how to play cover songs to match their vocal range.

About Josh

My name is Josh and I love to play the guitar! I also enjoy teaching others and helping people find their passion through playing music I've been playing for 14 years, acoustic, electric, bass...you name it. I've been in a few bands (90s covers!) but find solo work to be my favorite setting. I have

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Audra
Josh is an outstanding teacher and great with children learning a new instrument. He finds things they are interested in learning to keep it fun and fresh and is flexible and patient. Excellent instructor online as well.
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Spencer D.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Fine Arts Music from Jamestown Community College
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Spencer D.

4 Reviews
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Hi, I have been playing guitar since I was 12 years old. I have been teaching private lessons for 17 years. During this time I have taught hundreds of students at all levels of experience. I have also been teaching a college level beginning guitar class for the past 10 years. I currently play guitar with 2 bands as well as solo work and I play an average of 120 gigs per year. I have an AS in Fine Arts Music. I love all styles of music- Metal, pop, jazz, country, blues, classical. I have been teaching online lessons for 5 years.

About Spencer

Hi, I have been playing guitar since I was 12 years old. I have been teaching professionally for 17 years. I have been teaching online lessons for the past 5 years. I have taught hundreds of students of all ages and experience levels. I currently play in 2 bands as well as solo work and I typically

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Maggie
Spencer's amazing
John
Spence is a great teacher who’s taught for many years.I have been with Spence for a year. I am 71 years old and was unsure I could start at this age. He is a calm and encouraging teacher with infinite knowledge and teaching skills. Under his guidance I am playing songs, transposing basic keys, strumming, and getting into a little bit of music theory, something that was completely foreign to me. He is the kind of instructor that makes you eager to practice and to show him what you have accomplished In between lessons. I had the chance to watch him perform in one of his two groups, and he does all the fancy riffs. Finding Spence has made my guitar playing a great new adventure!
Jesse Wolf
Spencer worked hard with me to become a better player on acoustic, electric guitar and bass guitar. From music theory to ear training he did it all. I would not be the musician I am today without his help. Knowledgeable in every form of music, jazz to heavy metal, to reading sheet music and tabs. He’s also just super friendly and easy to work with. Became a good friend too!

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Steven
Took Guitar lessons from Patrick D.
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"Awesome teacher. He is very patient, with my 11 year old daughter. Nick makes sure to mention her progress, and is always encouraging which also helps her self confidence. I highly recommend Nick."
Zoey
Took Guitar lessons from Nicholas C.
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"Chris is a great instructor! He caters his teaching style according to you and your skill level, which was exactly what I was looking for as an intermediate player who didn't need to go over the basics or start learning theory. After my sessions with Chris are done, I'm excited to keep practicing and see how much I can improve before the next lesson. Highly recommended!"
Alex
Took Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"Jordan is really patient with our boys. He teaches our older son (11 yrs old) piano and our younger son (9 years old) guitar. They are both making progress."
Oskar
Took Guitar lessons from Jordan M.
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2 years later and still going strong. Ian is the best."
Antonio
Took Guitar lessons from Ian S.
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"Adam's enthusiasm and patience with my 10 year old son is amazing. He's made so much progress in just a few short weeks!"
Ryan
Took Guitar lessons from Adam B.
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"Wow! Barbara is a very professional instructor with great communication skills. I believe that she is one of the best teachers I've met."
Madison
Took Guitar lessons from Barbara L.
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"Great teacher!

Matthew has been a big help so far in getting me started playing the guitar. We have had 4 lessons so far, and he has taught me several chords, as well as the c major scale. He has been a big help in teaching me to play in time, as well as finger positioning on the guitar."
William
Took Guitar lessons from Matthew O.
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"honestly hands down one of the best guitar (acoustic or electric) and vocal instructor i’ve ever had. He has a lot of patience and very caring. He’s so loveable and honestly i always recommend him to anyone who wants to start learning anything new. He’s one of the most talented people i’ve ever met. He goes with your speed and helps you really build your confidence. He really is one of the best and i still talk about him till this day after 2 years. MUCH LOVE ERIC!!!!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Great musician, great teacher

I've been taking lessons with Eric since about the Spring of 2013 and have made huge progress in my playing ability since.

I started learning on my own through online lessons, but decided to take lessons with a private instructor after about 5-6 months when I decided I wanted to learn to play Jazz 'proper'.

Eric explains many of the written and unwritten 'rules' of Jazz and has helped my understanding of how to play enormously. I am still at a beginner stage, but I can see myself making good progress.

I went from knowing only basic open chords and some basic jazz chord voicings to learning heaps of new scales and chords to keep me busy and learn the basic building blocks of Jazz - learning how to comp, play melodies, improvise, and learn how to build chord-melody arrangements. Eric is well versed in many types of music and he can relate what we learn to many other styles as well. We cover musical concepts by playing them, hearing how they sound, and also covering what they are theoretically. His teaching method is very comprehensive and I enjoy that.

Eric puts a lot of new information in my lap at every lesson, which I always look forward to, but he is also very patient and understanding. He knows it takes time to be able to understand and execute everything properly. He is also very supportive during the week away from our lessons. He will send you extra info when you need it and will explain anything that needs clarification via email and is usually pretty quick to respond.

We go a little off tangent every once in awhile, but it's all in good fun.

Eric's a great teacher and I look forward to continuing lessons with him in the future."
Henry
Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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