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Lars R.

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Petaluma, CA
Starting at $24
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Master of Arts in Music from San Francisco State University
  • Teaching since 2003
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Lars R.

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I am familiar with the many sonic possibilities of various types of acoustic guitars: nylon-string, steel-string, dobro, slide, twelve-string, seven-string . . . Many thanks!

About Lars

I began to teach guitar at 16 years of age. I have taught seven- to 60-year-old students in a wide variety of styles. I studied jazz guitar primarily with Randy Vincent, one of the San Francisco Bay Area's greatest guitar players, and continue to broaden my horizons under the guidance of Matthew Gr

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Abhi D.
Lars is an awesome instructor. Very knowledgeable and also very articulate with his instructions. I highly recommend him. I am an absolute beginner and yet he was able to share so much in the very first lesson itself! He also makes learning fun.
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very good!
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Very focused lesson
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Brendon R.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish
  • MM, Composition from Yale School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Brendon R.

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I work on the foundations of good playing technique and musical knowledge through a close study of music that interests the student. As a guitarist, I've played and worked with students on Bach sonatas, Dylan/Donovan style fingerpicking, jazz comping and solos, rock, metal and punk riffs, Steve Vai-esque two-hand tapping, as well as songwriting, music theory, and aural skills, so no matter what kind of music you like or how you're looking to improve, chances are I can help take you do it. All levels and ages are welcome.

About Brendon

I am a composer, guitarist, arranger, engraver, and songwriter located in Brooklyn. I have taught extensively for the past ten years in a variety of settings, including teaching private guitar lessons at Saint David's School in Manhattan, teaching private composition lessons and TA'ing two electro

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Andrew C.

69 Reviews
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Starting at $55
  • Bachelor of Music in Instrumental Performance/Jazz Studies/Music Education from University of the Arts
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Andrew C.

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Fun and personalized lessons for aspiring Guitarists of all ages. Whether you are a complete beginner or advanced, my years of experience can show you a practical approach to learning music and exploring the guitar. Enjoy learning your favorite songs in a relaxed environment at my studio or online from the comfort of your own home. My students have many different musical tastes and lessons are always unique from person to person. Learn at your own pace. I build my program around your interests and goals. Become the musician you've always wanted to be and have fun doing it!

About Andrew

Music has been a lifelong pursuit for me. I have played many instruments over the years while performing with various groups in and out of school. Eventually I decided that music was how I wanted to make my living. Since earning my degree in Instrumental Performance/Jazz Studies from University

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Christopher G.
Andrew has been a wonderful guitar teacher. I started as a beginner at age 40, and have developed many skills to play songs. His approach is to learn the songs you love, so you learn through playing not drills. However, I have asked for some drills to improve my knowledge of rhythm and lead guitar. His instruction style is easy to follow and allows for growth. I play in front of friends all the time and they are impressed with my playing abilities. I would recommend Andrew to any new or experienced guitar player.
Dave
Really enjoying learning from Andrew!
Chris
Very knowledgeable and patient teacher.

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Janis V.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks Spanish
  • BA Biology (Marine and Environmental) from California State University Northridge
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Janis V.

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Quick results, song based lessons. Emphasis on "play based" learning for young children. Emphasis on teaching you what you want to learn for older children and adults.
I've been teaching guitar for 18 years. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to play many basic songs and as time goes on you'll be able to play your favorite ones and have learned many chords, strum patterns and techniques on your instrument. I specialize in getting you quick results so you are enjoying playing the songs you love while you progress with technique. I typically start beginners in open G tuning with familiar songs that I provide and openly take your suggestions of songs you want to learn. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Janis

LOS ANGELES CALIFORNIA Hi, I teach local lessons at my home in Southern California, travel to you within a 5 mile radius or succesfully teach on-line lessons via Takelessons.com. I teach all ages of students and have experience with ADHD children. Cancellation Policy: Music Lesson Cancellation a

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Anabela
It's was fantastic! In short period I learned a lot. Thank you Jenis for your patience and kindness!!!!. The best Teacher ever!!!!❤
Ana Bela
The teacher was very kind and helpful. Normally I am very shy, and I have low confidence in my self, but with Janis I felt good and comfortable. Thank you so much.
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Andrew H.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Bachelors of Music Education from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
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Andrew H.

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I'm a self-taught guitar player of 5 years. I've had experience playing in several bands and in college. I'm happy to teach any beginner!

About Andrew

I'm an undergraduate student in music education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In my 3 years at college I have had ample experience teaching ensembles, classes, and one-on-one lessons. I have experience in ensembles of all types and difficulty levels. I'm well-involved in musi

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Andrew is really patient. I'm looking forward to my son learning from him.
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Rina M.

71 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English, the language of music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Top Teacher from TakeLessons
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Rina M.

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Accomplished guitar teacher for students of all ages, 6 to 96. Learn to hold the guitar properly and how to tune it. Read notes and tabs. Strum, pluck, and pick the guitar strings with your dominant hand. Learn to play melodies and chords with your non-dominant hand. Begin with the basics and progress to playing your favorite music from popular to jazz, folk, country and more. Enjoy the process and the progress!

About Rina

I am a music educator, classically trained with an advanced performance degree. As a soloist and collaborative musician, I have performed professionally in ensembles, bands and orchestras both here and abroad. With a high degree of knowledge and proficiency, I teach proper technique and practice s

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Linda Moore
A great first lesson even though my oboe didn’t work. I learned a lot of fingerings and about reed making. Great fun.
Eleni
We feel very fortunate to have Rina M. as our daughter’s music instructor, for oboe and guitar. Our daughter’s musical ability and knowledge has grown exponentially, and her music teacher at school has praised her understanding of music / music theory, most of which she learned since working with Mrs. Rina. We are so happy to have found TakeLessons, as this is how we were introduced to Mrs. Rina. She is very special to us, and we highly recommend her!
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Average Cost of Acoustic Guitar Lessons in Petaluma, CA

The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Petaluma is $69. 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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"Luke is a wonderful guitar teacher for our 7 yr old. He has managed to keep her engaged and show her how to have fun with the guitar. Our daughter really wanted to learn but was very frustrated and disengaged with her previous teacher. Luke teaches her songs that she typically listens to, has introduced her to new music and is able to connect with her at her level. Even since COVID 19 and having to switch to Zoom lessons, they haven’t missed a beat. We see her growing and becoming more confident each week. We are so grateful to Luke for all that he has done!"
Jayanti C
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Luke H.
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"Jimmy is the best. After learning to play the guitar on my own, he helped me correct many poor habits, and understand how to get a better sound. He introduced me to music theory, and helped me learn my way around the instrument. He breaks down very complex information and makes it understandable. I learned more from him in a few months than years of searching around the internet."
Mike H
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James R.
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"working with Jordan overall has been a great experience. He has done an excellent job in balancing my desire to play right away with the necessary skills to ensure long term results. Jordan has a very broad range of playing skills, types of music, and talent to accommodate anyone looking to further their guitar skills. We have bounced around from blues to rock to christian worship songs and from accoustic to electric. For someone that is an accomplished musician he displays and embodies a lot of patience in working with beginners. I would recommend him to anyone that asks and that is serious in furthering their playing abilities!"
Tucker
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"Andrea Is an excellent teacher.I highly recommend him"
Claudia
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Greg is great with my son and has a fantastic curriculum for beginners!"
Blake
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"I've had 4 lessons with Edwin so far and have already made a lot of good progress, by learning songs and theory and strumming patterns and fingerpicking. Edwin has a genuine interest in my improvement."
Vic
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Edwin I.
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"Edwin has been great. I have been taking lessons for the last 3 years, and my lesson days are my best days of the week. He has balanced playing songs I practice with improvising and figuring out chords and picking patterns from songs we listen to at the lesson."
Matt
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Edwin I.
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"Super cool guy, very knowledgable with music, very patient. I recommend."
Tamara
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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"My son loves his guitar lessons, and has learned a lot from Ben. Can't wait for more lessons!"
Jennifer
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ben H.
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"Great lesson.! Very patient and knowledgeable."
Jay
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Matthew N.
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