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Adam T.

19 Reviews
Sylmar, CA
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Adam T.

19 Reviews
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During lessons with me, we will tailor what techniques we study based upon your goals. I will always explain why we are working on certain things and how they fit into your goals as a guitarist. Lessons can be structured with any level or style in mind, whether it be classical guitar performance or simply jamming on an acoustic with friends for fun!

About Adam

Adam has been teaching private lessons since 2011, and is currently available to teach lessons at home or at your location of choice. Adam has taught over 50+ students, and many have gone on to read sheet music while playing guitar, make complex musical arrangements, and sing with healthy technique

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Mikhael K.
Highly recommended to anyone starting out with singing or hoping to advance their skills. He helps you build a strong foundation and make the most out of your voice.
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My son shared that Adam was patient, kind and was clear in giving directions/instructions which is crucial when learning on an online platform. Great first lesson!
Lola
Adam is very good at explaining difficult music theory concepts, he is patient, and he makes sure you understand before moving on.

Brian P.

26 Reviews
Culver City, CA
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from City of Los Angeles
  • Bachelor of Arts, Music from California State University, Los Angeles
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Brian P.

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Brian has been teaching guitar to students of all ages in the Los Angeles area for more than 20 years. With a broad range of musical skills and performing experience that include Rock, Jazz, Blues and Folk music, Brian brings his boundless enthusiasm and love of the guitar into the studio with each of his students, who learn an approach to learning music that includes technique, music theory, performance as well the skill to sing and play. Students of all ages are welcome!

Brian's teaching philosophy, in his own words:

MY APPROACH:
I focus on four areas that I think are essential to being a good music teacher:

* the uniqueness of each student;
* the fact that enjoyment (fun!) maximizes learning;
* the importance of proper technique and an understanding of music theory to build self-confidence;
* the development of musicianship through performance.

EACH STUDENT IS UNIQUE:
My first interest with each new student is to discover how he or she learns, and then to apply ...

About Brian

Brian discovered his talent and passion for teaching while still in college, and has been teaching guitar and piano in Southern California for over 20 years. Gifted at teaching students of all ages and abilities, he combines patience, creativity, imagination and boundless enthusiasm with solid prof

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Diane W.
Although this was my first lesson with Brian, he is a perfect match for me. He has a gentle, docile personality, good humored and very patient. He's especially great with beginners, older students and special needs individuals. In close proximity so he didn't have to travel far. His teaching style, for me, is very effective and he's a very nice person.
Mike S.
Brian is the best! Highly encouraging - especially for me as a beginner.
Jack
Brian was fantastic and the lesson was fun! Really pumped about my next lesson! I have some things to practice and I already feel like I can play some guitar!!

Claire G.

5 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English, Mandarin
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Awarded Stacey Hye-Min Park Memorial Fund for Women in Music Production & Engineering from Berklee College of Music
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Claire G.

5 Reviews
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I am a songwriter and guitar player, performing in two bands around Boston. I play both acoustic and electric guitar, mostly in pop/rock/blues styles.

A graduate of Berklee College of Music, I have a good foundation of music theory, and try to incorporate this knowledge together with instrumental studies. I am a current Guitar Instructor at a local music school.

About Claire

2 decades of playing experience, I studied classical violin growing up and began teaching my first student at the age of 16 - I have been teaching violin to students of all ages for over 10 years of all levels and styles. I completed all the ABRSM exams and earned an ATCL diploma from Trinity Col

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Eileen R.
Claire really helped me with my technique and answered all of my questions
Vicky
very patient and responsible, good!
Wesley M.
Claire was very welcoming, she pushed my son and challenged him while also being very patient. We look forward to many more lessons to come.

Meet Online Guitar Teachers Serving Pacific Palisades, CA

Scott S.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2008
  • middle and high school clarinet student, 7 years from local
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Scott S.

11 Reviews
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Through the foundation I've gained by the influences of Mel Bay, Hal Leonard, and Suzuki musical instruction methods, I compile my own teaching materials. Using personally constructed guitar lessons, I demonstrate, instruct, and guide the student based on my assessment of their individual needs, skill level, and progress. Lessons are formulated in Modules, and advancement through them is based on the student's personal aptitude, skill level, and practice commitment. Learning is accomplished by ear as well as through essential methods of musical notation (tablature, 5-line staff, rhythmic comprehension). Students are trained to perform written music as well as to write and express the music within themselves.
I'm an encouraging and motivating guitar teacher with a casual relaxed approach. Teaching new guitarists is very rewarding to me. To see the light come on and watch a student perform a song, express themselves musically, and create their own composition is an awesome experience.

About Scott

The key to learning guitar......is finding the right instructor! I am an encouraging, effective guitar instructor and an experienced performing musician, offering in-person beginner through intermediate guitar instruction in my home and on line. It is very rewarding to me to help others alon

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Lucas
Scott takes his time to teach you proper techniques to take your playing to the next level.
Joan B.
I'm enjoying my lessons with Scott. He has taught me a lot. He makes playing and learning exciting. I can't wait for my next lesson.
James
I started with Scott as a newbie and he has definitely helped me grow as a guitarist. He takes time and makes things easier to learn. As complicated learning can be, he simplifies it and breaks it down. When I feel like I’m not progressing he always shows me how I am. His modules are easy to follow. His teaching style is compatible with all types of learners whether you are visual, hands on or a listener. It’s not just business with him. He’s always available for questions after or between lessons. He’s knowledgeable in equipment so don’t hesitate to ask for some advice on what to buy. He’s affordable and lesson times are flexible. I highly recommend him for all ages and learning needs.

Ben F.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Bachelor of Arts - Jazz Studies from William Paterson University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ben F.

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I have many years of experience in teaching beginners and advanced students. I try to teach a balanced curriculum incorporating technique, music theory, reading music, as well as Jazz improvisation which is one of my areas of expertise.

About Ben

Are you ready to learn how to improvise? I can teach you not only how to play, but also how to understand what you are playing. Soon you will be creating your own music and improvisations. All it takes is a positive attitude, and a few minutes of practice, a few times a week, to make big leaps in y

Ms. Patino F.

60 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Italian
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ms. Patino F.

60 Reviews
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Sing and play guitar at the same time. Be able to play your favorite songs.
Learn classical repertoire
Conservatory audition preparation in guitar.

About Ms. Patino

Hello, I am Ms. Patino originally from Colombia, South America. Spanish is my mother tongue. All my life, I have been studied and practice this language. From an early age, I start to write plays, poems, articles, and essays. Read is one of my passions. I am a musician. I hold a BM in Mus

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Pacific Palisades, CA

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Pacific Palisades 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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"Raphael is a phenomenal guitarist and teacher. I love taking lessons with him. Highly recommend!"
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"Omar has been a great teacher so far; he is knowledgeable without question and can teach from both Western and Eastern traditions / perspectives. In fact, that's something I've enjoyed so much from Omar; this ability of his imparts the feeling of always having a very well-rounded music lesson, and the confidence to really experiment and grow on whatever instrument you are learning. In summary, I would highly recommend taking lessons from Omar. Try him out!!"
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"Well they say you get good things late in life such is the case with jim rupperto.
I’ve studying with jim now for 6 yrs i’m 63 always wanted to play the classic lead guitar players page, frampton, clapton etc after going through 8 guitar teachers finally found jim at this age and its been the most rewarding experience of my life I’ve learned so much from jim its unimaginable I’m at a level I thought I would never reach composing my own music learning music theory which I had a good handle but Jim brings it to another level. I really don't know what to say, but i will say this if your young don't waste time see jim immediately for an experience you won't forget. I will definitely continue to study with jim, because I know theres even more to learn and I really enjoy our sessions together they are very stimulating and rewarding. thanks for your time palm"
paul
Took Guitar lessons from James R.
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"My first lesson with Lenny was great. He is very knowledgeable and personable. I look forward to continuing to take lessons from him."
Anthony
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"Very helpful and great sense of humor"
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Took Guitar lessons from James R.
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"I've been watching Adam learn guitar for more than 20 years now, and his dedication to the craft, as well as his wide range of influences, make him a great choice for a teacher."
Tyler
Took Guitar lessons from Adam B.
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"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."
Sean
Took Guitar lessons from Scott S.
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"Daniel is an awesome teacher. I really enjoy each lesson and will definitely recommend him to everyone!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Daniel B.
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"He is very kind and good at teaching to a beginner like me."
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Took Guitar lessons from Aidan C.
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