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Russell S.

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Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $120
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Music Theory from Las Vegas High School
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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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Edwin I.

119 Reviews
El Segundo, CA
Starting at $49
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Japanese
  • Awarded DownBeat Music Award 1998 from DownBeat
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Edwin I.

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Hello! Thank you for your interest in taking guitar/piano/music lessons. I am a professional teacher/studio musician/performer/producer with over 20 years of private teaching experience and a graduate of the University of Miami Studio Music and Jazz program in 2002 specializing in the guitar.

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David S.
Had an excellent initial discussion with my instructor, Edwin, today. It was big picture but at the same time Edwin’s comments & suggestions gave me confidence in his command of the art (engineering, arrangement, composition & structure, and playing techniques), all the things I’m going to need help with to take my musical projects to another level.
Mike
Edwin is chill, flexible, and conveys a ton of relevant practice tips every lesson.
Vic
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.
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Andrea C.

Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 30; Female: 5 to 25
  • Teaching since 2007
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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.
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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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Matthew H.

143 Reviews
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Starting at $26
  • Speaks English, French
  • Bachelors in Communication from Washington State University - Edward R Murrow School of Communications
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Matthew H.

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Award-Winning Teacher - Networked/played with members of
Heart, Bad Company & Queensryche. Learn Your Favorite Songs Quickly & Accurately.

From Chopin To Bach To Randy Rhoads (my 1st influence)
It can be done!. I'll show You How!

Teaching Classical Guitar Is My Specialty.. Been Playing & Performing For 35 years now!

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Master How To Play An Instrument or Sing with Celeb Online or In-Studio Music Lessons & Personal Coaching.. Learn How Associates Of Mine Made it On American Idol 2021 & “NBC TV’s The Voice!" Develop The Sound & Singing Voice You Want & Need For Success! Congrats Ava August 2021 - I'm So Proud O

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Brian C.

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Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
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Brian C.

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Classical guitar technique and repertoire.

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Hi! I’m a Maine certified K-12 music teacher with over 15 years of experience teaching music privately and in the classroom. I’ve also been performing as a guitarist and singer throughout Maine and New England for the past seven years. I was born in 1972 in Washington D.C. and grew up in Linco

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Susan T.

39 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Bachelor of Science from Kansas State University
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from Arlington ISD
  • Teaches students Male: 7 to 60; Female: 4 to 70
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Susan T.

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My own former guitar teacher once told me, "Guitar is one of the easiest instruments to play, but the most difficult to master." Now that I teach guitar including theory, I understand exactly what he meant.

We will start with finger-strengthening exercises while learning basic music fundamentals; then on to sight reading, string by string, note by note; we will learn to group notes together (chords) a bit later (after you have mastered the rest and free strokes.

Be prepared to purchase Hal Leonard's Classical Guitar Course (or Finger-Style Guitar (I get 30% off retail), and/or A Modern Approach to Classical Guitar (including Easy Classical Guitar Duets - both of these can be bought on Amazon). Other supplies: metronome/tuner, picks, and a classical-nylon stringed guitar of course.

Music contains two things: pitch and rhythm, so using a metronome right from the beginning will help you learn rhythm if you have problems in that area (many students do). We will do ...

About Susan B.

I teach online lessons via Zoom, FaceTime, or Messenger. I have built a successful teaching business based on teaching children and adults alike, who love music, want to play for personal pleasure, or eventually work professionally, and/or gain entry into various academies. If you (or your ch

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Raymond F.
The best instructor I had an experience with by far.
Bianca
Fantastic and patient with kids
Fiona
My daughter has been under the wonderful care of Ms. Taylor for over 2 years now and she has learned and grown tremendously under her care. From not knowing how to read notes or any finger placements, to reading notes and switching things up ( different tempos) while playing the piano on her own.

Ms. Taylor pays attention to detail and is very easy going that makes it easy for my daughter to learn. She is very compassionate. She has also taught her breathing techniques along with voice training. She keeps her grounded and motivated. My daughter has a passion for music and is in the best possible hands. She is very flexible and accommodating!

Thank you so much for everything you do to help her flourish!!

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Average Cost of Classical Guitar Lessons in Playa Vista, CA

The average cost of 60-minute classical guitar lessons in Playa Vista 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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"Great first lesson. Very personable and engaging. Looking forward to my remaining lessons."
william
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Norman T.
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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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"Classical guitar lessons with David

Off and on since my 20s I've fooled around with guitar lessons but never lasted very long. I am 62 now. I relayed this to David and he laid out an organized plan for systematic improvement. But he was very honest with me about the importance of good practice habits. I've been with him almost 5 months and showing progress. His enthusiasm and patience is appreciated. Thanks, Dave."
Frank
Took Classical Guitar lessons from David M.
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"Travis is very talented and also very patient! My daughter loves him because he's kind and he doesn't get angry when she doesn't get it. He laughs with her and they just keep trying. He's the best teacher we've ever had (we've tried three). We'll be sticking with Travis!"
Cami
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Travis S.
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"Edwin inspires, challenges, and encourages. My son couldn't be more excited about the instruction he is receiving. Thank you, Edwin!"
Brandt
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Edwin I.
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"Amdrew is awesome with my 12 year old’"
Wendy
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Andrew A.
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"Jason Free is an excellent teacher. He is able to tailor lessons to the individual student's interest and experience. I really recommend him."
Helen
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jason F.
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"Barbara was great. I had never played the guitar before, so she was patient with me and her teaching method was such that allowed me to pick up what she wanted me to learn. I have been practicing every day and am looking forward to my next session with her."
Tim
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Barbara L.
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"Tony was awesome. This was my first ever lesson, despite having "played" for many years - Tony was friendly and gentle in his approach to showing me all my bad technique and habits and how to correct them. I'm looking forward to many more lessons and growing my ability through his guidance!"
Luke
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Antoniy K.
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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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