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Mike S.

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Napa, CA
Starting at $18
  • Speaks English, Thai, Spanish
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from Elementary Institute of Science
  • Bachelors of Administration – Management (Leadership and Entrepreneurship) from Assumption University of Thailand
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Mike S.

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Get your guitar playing to the next level. Guitar lessons with Mike S., a formally trained vocalist with global guitar experience as a Christian missionary, will provide as much personal encouragement along with the musical progress.

Now open to all ages and levels of expertise.

About Mike

YOUNG BEGINNERS: After your first 10 sessions with me, your son or daughter will have completed a few workbooks and memorized a couple new songs. Whether it is to impress friends, land a gig, or to feel a sense of pride as a growing musician, I can't wait to celebrate your child's success with you!

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Scott
Nice easy pace. Thank you
Bam D.
Only 1 hour of study. Mike is great teacher. He know my weak point and teach and advice me how to improve my English. ( I have Thai accent ). Most of Thai student felt in communication part of Tofel test ( to get in Master degree in USA )
Mikaela
So far everything has been great, I am now excited to practice on my own at home because I am sharing this experience with someone. It is worth it to have someone in person and I am happy to have a caring, positive and sincere person like Mike to help me!
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Marc D.

8 Reviews
Petaluma, CA
Starting at $39
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
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Marc D.

8 Reviews
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Scales, technique, tunes, improvisation techniques,finger picking,flat picking

About Marc

I've been playing music since I was 14 years old. I studied classical guitar at State University in Buffalo, NY. and also studied guitar at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. I love just about every style of music. I mostly play Celtic, Bluegrass, American traditional, jazz, and classical. I a

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Roger H.
He is very good with me. I'm not a very good student. I have bad habits and I'm overly sensitive to criticism, yet he has not made me feel bad at all about my playing if you want to call it that. I also have a short attention span and can't read music fluently. But his patience is much appreciated, and each week get a little better at it all. I recommend him to those trying their best to sound a little better.
Avery B.
It was really good information and I had a lot of fun.
Annie B.
I have been taking fiddle/violin lessons from Marc for a few months now, and it has been a great experience. He is very patient and keeps things fun by helping me learn pieces that I am interested in learning to play. I would highly recommend him for any instrument you are wanting to learn.

Liz J.

12 Reviews
Sonoma, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, German, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Liz J.

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With six years of guitar playing and performing experience, Liz loves to share her knowledge of folk, reggae, rock, and pop style playing. She also loves to teach the theory behind the fretboard and how it relates to the Western scale.

About Liz Fanora

After graduating California Institute of the Arts with a multi-focus on several aspects of music including African dance, Indonesian gamelan, songwriting, recording, classical voice and piano, folk guitar, and more, Liz had the excellent opportunity to teach theater to a local musical theater summe

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Addison-Preston K.
Delightful instructor!!
Monique
Liz love's what she does, very patient & caring . I am so glad to have her as my Teacher . I do recommend Liz :)
Marco P.
My 8 year old son LOVED his first singing lesson with Liz! He was sad when it was over because he was having so much fun!

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raphael B.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, German, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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raphael B.

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Flamenco guitar lessons with Raphael are unique because he grew up, and studied in Spain. And knows all the secrets that you can only learn by living, and working with some of the best Flamenco artists of today. He can teach you how to accompany singing, and how to accompany dancers. As well as teaching full solo pieces. He has been playing guitar for over 25 years, and has toured the world. As well as playing in the opening ceremonies in Barcelona for the 1992 Olympics. He has worked artists such as El Farruquito, El Toromb, and El Manzanita. Just to mention a few. Raphael also speaks Spanish, German,and English. And is a very patient teacher, and gives great attention to detail.

About raphael

Hi! My name is Raphael, and I am a Flamenco guitarist. I've been playing for over 25 years, and lived in Spain for over 10 years. I have had the pleasure of traveling the world playing guitar and working with some of the best Flamenco artists from Spain, as well as here in the U.S. I am a full ti

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Mike
I've worked with Raphael numerous times over the years. An excellent guitarist and teacher.
Stuart
I have been taking Flamenco Guitar lessons with Raphael since I moved to New York. It has been a wonderful experience! There are a few things about him that set him apart from other teachers i have worked with:
1. He is extremely patient - but at the same time points out when you are not in compas. If you have played flamenco before you know how important it is to get that correct - and he holds you accountable to the compas which is very helpful.
2. He intermixes exercises and falsetas in a helpful way. My fear with flamenco is that I wind up with a lot of falsetas that I can't really play right. Raphael is not afraid of giving you some exercises to grind on to get your techniques and timing up to par.
3. He is well connected in the NY flamenco world so you know what is happening and can hear a lot of flamenco out in the city.

My experience has been delightful. If you are looking to learn flamenco guitar and want to sound authentic and in compas- I would recommend Raphael unreservedly. Also he is a great guy to spend time with which is always a plus!
Nathalie
Raphael has been studying, teaching and performing throughout the United States and Europe with the top artists in the world of flamenco. Coming from an artistic family, he has grown up with the dedication,creativity and passion needed to become the unique musician he is. Raphael's vast knowledge and experience has helped people of all ages and levels of playing to learn, improve and grow.
Don't miss the opportunity to work with him!
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Aldrin E.

67 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Aldrin E.

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I've been teaching Guitar for 10 years and my students have gone on to play in different venues internationally. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to start playing songs and as time goes on you'll be able to not only play with proficiency but to compose music for Guitars. I specialize in Classical (Spanish) Guitar, Pop and Country, I typically use our own method books based on some of the teachings from the greatest composers that have played the instrument. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Aldrin

If you love music and have the passion it takes to learn to play an instrument I'll be honored to have you as a student. Whether you want to take Piano, Guitar, Singing or Violin Lessons, we will work closely with you to help you gain the confidence you need to perform at a very good level. I a

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Amanda K
Very good teacher! I’m happy with him teaching my daughter. She is learning quick thanks to Aldrin’s teaching method.
Catalina
Best teacher! My son is 7 years old and had never played piano before and Aldrin has been able to get him to play very good for his age. I’m very happy to have found Aldrin here.

Shon M.

37 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Jazz Perormance from Morehead State University
  • Teaching since 1988
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Shon M.

37 Reviews
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Let me help you learn the guitar in an easy to comprehend and faster than you could imagine study. You will learn to play a simple strumming and chordal pattern of a song that you choose to learn with in the first 2 lessons. My goal is to customize your lessons to your learning style and musical preferences. I've played guitar for over 30 years in the studio and touring all over the US, Mexico, and Central America. I can teach you how to play with seemingly effortless technique, Understanding strumming and fingerpicking patterns, how to create unforgettable guitar parts, how to improvise solos, how to make your guitar sing, and bring thunderous energy into your playing venues! I look forward to speaking with you soon

About Shon

My Name is Shon M. I was raised in a family that has a tradition of passing the art of music down from generation to generation. I began playing at age 5 and I play 5 instruments professionally and 15 instruments in all. I studied music at Morehead State University and Musician’s Institute. I'v

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Adam T.
Shon is very accommodating to helping you learn at your own pace. He is very patient, encouraging and insightful. Shon is very relaxed which helps me feel comfortable and not feel pressured. He gives reassurance all the time that the "growing pains" of learning guitar are normal things everyone fights through. I would highly recommend him.
Jamie
Great instruction. Lots of knowledge. Great guy.
Vernom
Great personality, easy to work with, talented musician and teacher. A most pleasant experience.

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Petaluma is $64. 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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"I actually feel I got somewhere on the first lesson. He starts by teaching a song. Love it."
Jennifer & Sarah
Took Guitar lessons from David C.
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"Cristine is very patient with my 6 year old! I'm very impress how much my son has learn within in the first two classes. She goes along with his pace without making him feel overwhelmed. My son enjoys going to his guitar lessons with Cristine."
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Took Guitar lessons from Cristine F.
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"I had one lesson with Omar before he got a big break in his career and had to move to LA. He was patient and extremely knowledgeable and he expanded my knowledge of fundamentals of the guitar neck as well as posture for my fret hand. He even spent an extra 25 minutes with me! Great news for him that he had to leave, but bad news for me."
Linda
Took Guitar lessons from Omar W.
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"Great instructor, love the energy and passion"
Evan
Took Guitar lessons from Adam T.
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"Alex was awesome- I really enjoyed the time and learned a lot Alex has a great skill of being able to connect with people."
Ron
Took Guitar lessons from Alex M.
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"Wonderful guitar teacher!

Jason has been teaching our son for 3 years and has been a wonderful teacher during that time. He has been supportive, patient and encouraging of our son, even on the weeks he hasn't practiced as much as he should have. Jason is quick to respond when I call and always communicates with me if something comes up. Our son loves playing guitar and has developed a love of the Beatles, thanks to Jason teaching him various Beatles' songs."
Heidi
Took Guitar lessons from Jason S.
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"Nice and professional

Edward has been very professional and a very good teacher for my 7 year old son, who started little over an year ago. We never had any problems with the timings or other issues. Ourselves never been into music, it is hard to judge a music teacher, but as of now we have been very satisfied with our son's progress."
Satya
Took Guitar lessons from Edward E.
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"Theresa had such patience with my 11yr old son. We will be continuing lessons. He enjoys learning to play the guitar. Awesome beginning experience!"
Jonathan
Took Guitar lessons from Theresa S.
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"Taylor is a gifted musician and an excellent instructor. And very patient. I look forward to my lessons with him each week."
Allison
Took Guitar lessons from RasTaylor W.
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"My son really enjoyed his lesson and is excited to go back for more."
Stephen
Took Guitar lessons from Brandon P.
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