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Mike S.

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Napa, CA
Starting at $18
  • Speaks English, Thai, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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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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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 Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2013
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Marc D.

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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
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BFA in Musical Arts from California Institute of the Arts
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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

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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Jorge S.

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Starting at $60
  • Teaches students 15 to 45
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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Jorge S.

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Intermediate - Advanced ONLY.
I COACH you on overall guitar technique, music theory, music business, or writing a radio-worthy song. Please, ask me all the questions you want to see if this is for you.

About Jorge

Jorge Salas is a versatile musician who has worked alongside some of the industry's top performers. His collaborative work and solo work has reached many audiences throughout the world. Aside from recording in many studios, writing, and performing, he is also an accomplished educator with 5 years e

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Scott R.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Scott R.

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As a 40 year gigging musician, I teach Beginner, Intermediate level players. I also teach those who are ready for songs/styles in the flavors of Classic Rock, Country, Blues.

About Scott

I like to take this approach: You bring the Desire...I'll handle the rest. You see, Guitar is not easy. If it were, everybody would be playing. I can teach anyone who wants and desires to learn guitar. You'll need to make time for practice within "your" life. Guitar if VERY enjoyable. I hope y

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Justin
Very friendly, patient, has affordable lessons, is willing to work with you if you have a hiccup in payment, overall fantastic teacher
Elizabeth
Scott is a *fantastic* teacher! My 10 year-old daughter has been taking lessons with him for a year now and her progress has been amazing. She learns how to the play the music she likes, so I never have to push her to practice, and she looks forward to lessons every week. Scott is really great with kids -- patient, encouraging, friendly, and fun. He's very flexible with scheduling, too. I highly recommend him!
Mike
My guitar playing has improved over the last several months thanks to Scott.
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James P.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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James P.

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I can teach all styles and levels of l playing but I feel like I am especially great at teaching beginners. In my classes at Roswell High School I teach 3 classes of 20+ beginners at once. So I am really effective. I know exactly what beginners need to gain confidence and the ability to take their guitar playing to the next level. If you are not a beginner have no fear...I have been playing 28 years and have plenty of experience in many styles to help you meet your goals whatever they may be.

About James

My name is James Palestrini and I have been a guitar teacher since 2002. I graduated college with a Bachelors of Music Performance from the University of Georgia in 2004. In 2007 I received my certificate to teach music in Georgia. And ever since then I have been the part-time director of the gui

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Petaluma is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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"Ahmad is Awesome! Lessons are a must. Before I started lessons, I would find tabs online and it was fun but I was wasting my time. I wasn't progressing and I didn't have any concept of timing and other essential basics. As a result, I was playing the proper notes but I wasn't playing them correctly and I couldn't improvise at all.

Ahmad takes difficult concepts and breaks them down into small, easy to understand pieces. Harmony concepts that I thought I wouldn't be able to grasp, I understand fully and use every day. He has a ton of tips that make learning so much faster. For instance, you learn how to find any note on the neck quickly without having to memorize the whole neck, which is crucial skill. Another great thing is that he uses tablature in his lessons. So, you don't have to know how to read music to get started.

If you ever want to write your own music or play with other people, call Ahmad now. He will make sure you learn the right way. I'm writing music and playing/improvising solos, at a level I thought I would never be able to achieve. Every lesson opens new possibilities."
Timothy
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Absolutely can't ask for more. Cole goes above and beyond. He emails me extra material to check out during the week."
Giancarlo
Took Guitar lessons from Cole P.
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"I had a great lesson with Francesca. Very knowledgeable and worked and helped me quite a bit on learning and understanding several aspects of the guitar. If it were not for scheduling conflicts I would have kept having lessons with her and would not hesitate to plan future lessons with Francesca. Great personality and teaching skills!!"
Greg
Took Guitar lessons from Francesca V.
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"As an adult student, Shon caters to my learning style and adjusts accordingly. Lessons are relaxing. I have the freedom to go as fast as I am able."
David
Took Guitar lessons from Shon M.
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"My son has been taking lessons with Donnie for the last three months. Donnie is very personable and easy to talk to. My son is pretty shy sometimes and my son has really opened up to him. He is very patient with him. My son has learned a great deal in a very short period of time. He keeps him interested in learning more about the guitar. I would recommend Donnie to anyone!!"
Megan
Took Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Great first lesson. We were on the same page right away. He understood my skill level, and exactly where I wanted to go, and developed the plan to get me there."
Marty
Took Guitar lessons from Christopher M.
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"Christopher is an excellent instructor. I had a little acoustic guitar experience before I asked him to help me with electric guitar. Not only did he create custom lessons based on my experience, he also anticipates mistakes that can be made and prepares me for them. His knowledge of guitar music theory shows through when he is instructing. I know Chris will be the guy who can help me take my guitar skills to the next level."
Robert
Took Guitar lessons from Christopher M.
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"I'm into my second month of weekly guitar lessons with Brett and can't believe how well I am playing already!! I've had some basic guitar lessons in the past but still very much a beginner. Brett knew precisely where to start and what I needed next to advance my playing, and broke it down into attainable steps. So far I've learned a good handful of strum patterns; I can finally play two songs pretty well and sing along; and I am in the rudimentary stage of learning to finger pick. Really love the fact that beautiful sounds are coming from my instrument! Highly recommend if you're ready to make the commitment to becoming a capable player."
Julie
Took Guitar lessons from Brett R.
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"Very patient, All of a sudden my grandson decided he didn't want to learn guitar, he is six, didn't want to go to the class. However, Michelle's patience got him interested and I was very pleased with her ability to teach someone so young."
Ronin
Took Guitar lessons from Michelle W.
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"I’ve been taking lessons from Corey for three years. Corey has taken me from beginner to an a** kickin’ guitarist with the ego to match ha. Seriously though, it’s one thing to take lessons, it’s another to take them from someone who has consistently played in front of huge crowds around the nation and the world. Patient, dedicated and knowledgeable are the phases that come to mind with this instructor. Money very well spent."
Paulie
Took Guitar lessons from Corey C.
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