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Brian P.

27 Reviews
Culver City, CA
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from City of Los Angeles
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1986
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Brian P.

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Brian has a degree in Classical Guitar Performance from California State University at Los Angeles and has been teaching classical guitar to students of all ages in the Los Angeles area for more than 20 years. Brian's special talent as a teacher of this challenging instrument is a unique ability that combines patience with enthusiasm and a deep appreciation of the genre to help his students learn, improve and achieve mastery of technique and develop their understanding of the repertoire. Students of all ages are welcome!

Below see 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 ...

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!!
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Russell S.

22 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $120
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Russell S.

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If you are ready to take your music skills SERIOUSLY then stop wasting time and money on teachers who don't fully understand the instrument themselves. My name is Russell and I have been playing guitar professionally for 20 years and teaching music and producing records for over 10. I have worked with artists such as Mac Miller, Sean Kingston, Lifehouse, Disney's Caityln Taylor Love and have composed music to 100s of your favorite TV shows! Want to learn to shred? produce? write? dive into theory?

About Russell

Russell is an American Platinum-Selling record producer / songwriter / and guitarist based in Los Angeles, CA. With his first #1 Billboard record under his belt and previous clients such as Mac Miller, Sean Kingston, and Red Velvet, Russ has found endorsements and support from major music companies

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Max H.
Very skilled, helpful, and easy to work with! Highly recommend!
Joe
Russ is a straight up musical genius that has decades of experience playing the guitar. He will make you think of music in an entirely different way and his unique approach to the guitar makes learning so much easier. Definitely worth it!
Jera
Russ is such a wonderful teacher. He's so passionate and teaches in a way that's interesting, easy to grasp and fun! I've learned so much so quickly
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Andrea C.

Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $34
  • Awarded Best emeriging horror artist of 2020 from Scream Horror Magazine
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Andrea C.

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Hi I'm Andrea, professional guitarist and music producer based in Los Angeles, CA.
I provide classic and electric guitar lessons.
My genre range from classical to rock music.
I'm degree in classical guitar at Conservatory G.B. Pergolesi in Fermo - Italy in 2009, Music Therapist in 2016, certified as "Independent Artist" program at Musician Institute in Hollywood, CA and as Logic Pro X operator granted by Apple on June 2020.
I was mentioned by "Scream Horror Magazine" as the best emerging horror artist of 2020 with my instrumental solo project "Candyboy".
My approach to the guitar will be very practical and unconventional. The lessons will never be the same but I will try every time to bring out the personal characteristics and the natural musical inclinations from the students so as to provide a personalized service for each one. The aim and purpose of the lessons will be to entertain the pupil with the kind of music in which he feels most at ease.
Book a session with me, we'll have ...

About Andrea

Hi I'm Andrea, professional guitarist and music producer based in Los Angeles, CA. I provide classic and electric guitar lessons. My genre range from classical to rock music. I'm degree in classical guitar at Conservatory G.B. Pergolesi in Fermo - Italy in 2009, Music Therapist in 2016, certif

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Ms. Patino F.

69 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Italian
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Music Education from Universidad del Valle - Colombia
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Ms. Patino F.

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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.

BEGINNERS TO ADVANCE

- KIDS (13 to 15 years old):
Introduction to music
Technique
Repertoire
Music and guitar preparation for Conservatory test

- PIANO FOR ADULTS :
Learn how to play your favorite songs
Explore different styles of music
Accompaniment guitar (Folk and Hispanic)
Improve your memory and your hands' mobility
Create a repertoire to entertain your friends and family
Sing and play

I like to work one-on-one with my students creating a team and program that will lead each one of them to achieve their goals.
Since each student is different I like to create and select the material for each student's needs.
Sometimes I suggest some books but I try to keep my students from spending too much money.

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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Emil Milker
Patricia es una instructora fantástica. Amo su método de enseñanza.
natalie
I look forward every week to my Spanish lessons! Ms. Patino is a fun, intelligent and very engaging teacher and I highly recommend her! She is a star!
Hector F.
Excelente maestra, dinámica y divertida. Te enseña de diferente forma y fácil para que puedas entender mejor y a tu paso.
Gracias a ella puedo fluir con sencilles el idioma inglés.
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Ben H.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Professional certificate guitar performance from Musicians Institute
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Ben H.

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Have taken many classes on classical guitar. Have taught over 50 students from levels of beginner to advanced. Have the ability to help the student read music as well as technique

About Ben

Hello, my name is Ben and GUITAR IS MY BUSINESS...AND MY BUSINESS IS GOOD so please consider me. I've been playing guitar for over 18 years and have been in playing bands for 12 years. Recently after the band broke up, I decided to further my education and went to Musicians Institute in Hollywood C

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Roy H.
Great
Britta S.
Pretty much let my kids run the show which meant not a lot got accomplished. He's nice the kids liked him though.
Johnathan P.
Ben was super understanding of my busy schedule. He jumped right in and worked well with my 15 year old son.
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Gordon L.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Gordon L.

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About Gordon

Gordon L. began playing music at a very early age but didn't begin to learn the saxophone until he was in fifth grade. Gordon's interest in music grew when he began to work sound systems for bluegrass bands and eventually he started to experiment more with music. Soon after he would pick up g

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Craig
Good teacher nice guy who knows his profession
Alyssa K.
First lesson was great! Gordon easily and fluidly adjusted the pace by what I picked up and what challenged me. He's clearly extremely knowledgeable, but still able to talk to a beginner on a beginner's level

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The average cost of 60-minute classical guitar lessons in Pacoima 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 $300 per hour.
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"Nothing but good things to say about Brendon. Aside from his insane talent as a composer and musician, he was phenom with our son Max. A few thoughts below...

We knew Brendon was the right person to help our son Max on day one with TakeLessons, when we wrote to 4 or 5 potential instructors. The other folks wrote back and just said 'sure, I'm here, happy to help'. But Brendon wrote back with thoughts about the pieces Max needed to learn for his audition, a rough outline of a plan, and shared enough about himself that we knew he had truly 'heard' what we needed were looking for. That kind of thoughtfulness is unique.

Brendon is great with kids, and created instant rapport with Max over the video lessons. Brendon will always spend a little extra time than budgeted, which is appreciated. And his scheduling was flexible which always helps with us busy families. We did a few in person lessons and Max came away inspired - for classical guitar but also for music in general. Max's skills grew throughout, and he never resisted practicing; he looked forward to the lessons and the chance to talk about some guitar-related thing with Brendon.

Brendon isn't a big disciplinarian so after a few weeks I had a little chat with Max about what it means to respect your teacher, even if they seem young and cool and are on video. That's something I think parents need to monitor a little.

Recommended w/o any hesitation. If you have Brendon in mind you're headed in the right direction for sure. -MR"
marc
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Brendon R.
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"Very good teacher, wise and patient, I am learning and happy to do it."
David
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Aldrin E.
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"John is very patient and listens to what you are trying to get out of your lesson. I cannot recommend him enough."
Anna
Took Classical Guitar lessons from John B.
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"Very helpful and willing to go the extra mile to help his student's succeed."
Tyler
Took Classical Guitar lessons from David R.
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"Fun classical guitar lessons. Very knowledgeable and thorough teacher. My son really enjoyed his lessons."
Robin
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Nick R.
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"She is an amazing and knowledgeable, talented and very patient teacher! I am very delighted to finally pick up my guitar and want to learn. She is able to adjust to the student's needs with different instrument. She is a pretty amazing teacher! She has a very good technique. She motivates me to learn more. I highly recommend she to everybody."
Desiré
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Adrienn L.
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"Adam is a teacher par excellence. I am self taught from a well known book. I was doing well I thought until I got stuck. Adam gently showed me where I erred and made great suggestions for me to move on correctly. I never felt rushed or “ put down.” Adam was patient, open for questions, encouraging, comforting. I know I need much help to correct and advance in guitar from matters such as tuning, restringing, reading, and other things too many to write about. I look forward to my next lesson with enthusiasm."
Herbert
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Adam C.
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"Fantastic! I am learning a ton at my own pace."
Clayton
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Michael W.
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"The most experienced and professional teacher I have ever met ."
Mark
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Antoniy K.
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"I really enjoyed my lessons with Aidan. He is very knowledgeable about the guitar, a really nice guy, very easy going and it was so nice to take lessons in a home rather than a tiny music store studio. He explained things well and gave assignments that were appropriate for my level. Unfortunately I wasn't able to continue due to physical issues. I would recommend him 100%."
Susana
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Aidan C.
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