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Peter C.

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Livermore, CA
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Peter C.

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Music has been my passion since I was 10 years old. I didn't have any real instruments at first, so, I built my own out of coffee cans, ice cream containers and of course: a rubber band shoebox guitar! It might sound funny, but, I believe these early days of trying to create music using my "homemade symphony," forced me to really get to the core of sound and expression without the pre-set curriculum of traditional music study. Early on, I learned a few fundamental concepts of music theory that would forever change how I learned, as well as how I taught music to others. I believe these concepts set a foundation that allowed me to understand music and grow much faster - including learning multiple instruments.

And yes, I eventually acquired a real guitar and went on to study music and computers at the University of California and I currently compose music for TV and film in my own studio. I have taught guitar, bass, piano, drums, theory, composition and recording production to ...

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I currently compose music for TV, film and other digital media in my own recording studio. Prior to that, I spent about 25 years playing guitar, piano, bass and drums in bands and as a studio musician. At school I studied classical music (theory and composition) as well as orchestration and compute

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Peter has a wonderful, positive personality and is really easy to work with!
Art
I just started my second year of guitar lessons with Peter and I’m learning so much! Peter is a great teacher who is patient, encouraging and a great listener. He can “hear” the areas that I need to work on, and is able to clearly communicate ways for me to improve . He has helped me get better at my rhythm, my strumming, tempo and even an introduction to music theory. I’m now playing (and singing) some of my favorite songs! Highly recommend!
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Mark B.

29 Reviews
Castro Valley, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Awarded King Of The Blues from Guitar Center
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mark B.

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I enjoy teaching people what they want to learn. If they have specific interests, I will show them how to get the results they want. If a general musical education is desired, I will make suggestions as to what would be good for them. With over 35 years of teaching experience, I have found many different ways to communicate how and why the whole thing works on different levels.

About Mark

I have played on tour with several professional bands, playing rock, pop, blues, African, metal, and country. Now I am a bandleader and perform live in various bands and record original music as often as possible. My music has gotten airplay in many countries. I started taking guitar lessons

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Amit Dubey
Mark is a great instructor. Chill dude and lots of fun to work with. Loads of musical knowledge, and a ton on handy tips. If you ask nicely, he'll even teach you to play the uke behind your back or with your teeth.
Serena C.
Mark is an awesome instructor who makes learning the ukulele fun. I feel like I've already learned so much in the 7 classes I've taken. He is patient, creative, and easy to learn from.
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Steven B.

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Alameda, CA
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Teaches students 7 to 65
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Steven B.

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I have been teaching acoustic guitar part time since 1972 and full time since 1998. From beginning level to advanced, I teach virtually all styles of music using flat picking and finger picking methods.

About Steven

Have you always wanted to learn how to play the piano, guitar or electric bass? Or maybe you've just felt like brushing up your musical knowledge and playing skills? Now’s your chance to fulfill those dreams! About Me: San Francisco Bay area pianist/guitarist/bassist; I've been playing music fo

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Debora H.
Wonderful first lesson with Steven. Steven shows a real interest in teaching. My success is his sucess. I learned a lot at the first lesson. He’s very knowledgeable, informative and has an easy going and fun teaching style. Looking forward to future lessons!
Sue M.
Great. He’s very talented I’m excited to begin working with him.
Lavernne
I've been taking lessons from Steven for I think two years now and he's helped me so much not only in reading music but also in ear training and in my song writing. He's incredibly patient and fun to work with. He also has a really nice cat.

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Geoff S.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1981
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Geoff S.

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I have 30 years experience in playing and teaching many styles, including rock, folk, classical, and jazz, I have played classical guitar at weddings for over 30 years, both as a soloist and with ensembles. I have put together occasional jazz groups. I am also familiar with much rock and folk music, especially from the '60s.

About Geoff

I played on a toy piano when I was very young, learning a bit of sight reading from my Mother, while listening to classical, jazz, and rock music. When I was 12, I learned guitar and later took private piano lessons from a prominent Philadelphia instructor. After playing in a rock band in high sc

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I totally enjoyed my class with Geoff. We immediately started my lesson with tuning the ukulele. Then we went over the cords and strumming. I have been researching on playing the ukulele and his explanation on the strumming was a lot better than the book. He is teaching me how to play by listening to the notes which is great because I would be able to play the Hawaiian music for my hula classes. In addition, his studio is only a 5 minute drive from my house, which means I don’t have to deal with traffic.
Bill Smoot
great understanding of what I know and how to improve! Experienced instructor
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Tucker L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Awarded 2004 Singer/Songwriter of the Year from Austin Music Foundation
  • Music from Austin Community College
  • Teaching since 1998
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Tucker L.

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I’ve taught children and adults the basics of acoustic guitar in workshops in America and around the world. My teaching lays emphasis on understanding fingerpicking, the basics of rhythm, chord progressions, open tunings and guidance to help the student find his or her unique style. Genres include pop music, folk, and blues.

About Tucker

Hi, my name is Tucker Livingston. I was born and raised in Austin, TX to a family of artists and musicians. I am an award winning singer/songwriter and professional musician for over 25 years. I have been a featured artist at The Austin City Limits Music Festival, SXSW Music Festival, Kerrville

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Rachel C.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Rachel C.

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Rachel Clark offers personalized guitar lessons tailored to your goals, level, and needs. She has a minor in music and played lead guitar for the band Curie in New orleans. With a few chords and strumming patterns under your belt, you'll be able to play most folk, blues, and pop songs.

About Rachel

Rachel Clark graduated summa cum laude with honors from Tulane University. She has a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Dance, a minor in music, and a 200-hour yoga teaching certification. She has years of experience teaching dance, music, and yoga in a variety of styles to students of various levels. She h

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Average Cost of Acoustic Guitar Lessons in Pleasant Hill, CA

The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Pleasant Hill is $66. 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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"Grant is an amazing instructor. I've been taking lessons for 2 months and I can already play full songs memorized. He's willing to teach anything I want to learn and he's very encouraging. He's also been very flexible with my schedule, since I sometimes have to reschedule times due to work.
Lessons are definitely much more expensive than when I was a kid, but I'm going to keep with it because Grant's instruction is worth it."
Michelle
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Grant H.
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"Great first impression."
Evan
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Uncle Dave T.
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"I had my first class with Paul. The session was amazing, Paul is really good at explaining the details of progressions. He's friendly and gets the class moving in the right direction at the same time so you don't end up getting too bored with instructions or while away the time chatting away(which isn't so bad for a first class). I will be sure to update the rating and provide more feedback as I go through more lessons. I really like how Paul doesn't force you to take a package of classes as with some of the other instructors I've heard about."
Pushkar
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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"Just finished first lesson with Justin.
Love his approach to teaching. He's incredibly patient and has a great ability to break things down into digestible chunks. Really looking forward to future lessons with Justin!"
Zhi
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Justin M.
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"Kevin is an amazing teacher! He has a gift for adapting to the level of the student and is extremely positive! He encourages his students and motivates them to keep working to accomplish their goals."
Aaron
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kevin M.
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"It's always overwhelming when your trying out a new instrument for the first time but David is the one to show you in the right direction. In just a short hour, he had showed me the basic principle on how to play and how to read the notes off the page which were greatly helpful. I can't wait to go to my next session!"
Lucas
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from David R.
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"I observed my 6yr old daughter's first guitar lesson with Rina. She is patient while providing proper technique, posture, reading music and teaching new notes (remember, this is a 6yr old!). My daughter left the lesson with an ear to ear smile and immediately told me how nice Rina is and how she loved it. I am very pleased with our experience so far and my daughter and I are both excited to continue.

As far as logistics, Rina is quick to respond via phone and email. Although she is in Westfield, her location has plenty on-street parking."
Olivia
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Rina M.
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"Cant speak highly enough about Adam. I felt he went above and beyond for a guitar teacher. He challenged me to perform at an open mic fairly early (I couldnt play a full song before starting lessons) and took his own time to come support me. He teaches piano too and has a great understanding of music theory. This was big for me as music theory is fascinating to me. Our lessons were very relaxed and always left me excited to get home and practice more. My interest in guitar is fairly schizophrenic and I like to change focus all the time to cover as much ground in our precious weekly hour. Adam did a great job working with my idiosyncrasies and taught me a great amount in the few months we had lessons. (I moved out of town)"
Max
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Adam K.
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"Good experience definitely would recommend! Encouraging teacher who is committed to helping you learn what you want to learn."
Rohan
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Daniel B.
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"This guy is fantastic! Super charismatic! Super encouraging. I am a singer trying to learn how to play guitar and I have definitely chosen the right person! He offers curriculum every week so you get to tackle different challenges which keeps you wanting more."
Mia
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ray H.
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