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Summer L.

55 Reviews
Newport Beach, CA
Starting at $65
  • Speaks English
  • B.M. Music Production and Engineering from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Summer L.

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We will work together to develop your musicianship and make learning music fun, regardless of age or musical background. Lessons will be at your pace, tailored to your interests, and, perhaps most importantly, will foster a love and understanding of music.

Students will learn songs they love to play — from any genre — while also developing important skills such as learning how to practice, note reading, rhythm, playing by ear, and technique, as well as songwriting, composing, improvisation, and music theory.

About Summer

My primary goal as a teacher is to make music lessons a positive, life-enriching experience for my students. Above all, our lessons will focus on reaching your musical potential and goals. Lesson curriculum will cover the practical skills you need in order to develop musical fluency, creativity,

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I'm a singing teacher and decided to take some piano lessons and get so lucky finding Summer! She is a fantastic teacher, great listener, amazing at figuring out how to teach you what you want to learn. On top of all that she is a wonderful person who makes lessons so enjoyable and fun.
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Milton J.

59 Reviews
Corona, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, German, Italian, French, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Ethnomusicology/African-American & African Studies from University of California Davis
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Milton J.

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I've been teaching guitar for over eight years. I've previously been a part of two bands during my formative years and recently have been a session guitar player for four upcoming indie rock, alternative, and R&B/Soul albums.
For children and beginners, I use the Mel Bay publication Children's Guitar Chord Book as well as Hal Leonard's Guitar Method series. I also apply basic music theory that includes learning the Circle of Fifths and basic reading of sheet music.

For intermediate guitar players, I utilize the Gibson's Learn and Master Guitar series to teach Power Chord Formation and Delivery, Fingerpicking, Pentatonic Scales, Reading Tabulature, and tackling some of classic rock and jazz's favorite tunes.

For guitar lessons at my studio, I leverage Guitar Pro to project and display tabs and play-alongs with ease. For in-home lessons, I use the software for select lessons as we begin song selection and play-alongs.

I can't wait to rock out with you as you find your inner ...

About Milton

Hey there, everyone! My name is Milton and I teach vocal, guitar, piano, and musical theatre lessons in the Inland Empire area. I help those young, middle-aged, and not-as-young tap into their own soul through music so that they may help others find theirs as well. I believe that in order to

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Cathy N.
Milton is an excellent instructor! He is very knowledgeable, kind, and patient. The guitar curriculum he uses is very good. I have prior musical knowledge in piano, and Milton knows when I need to be challenged/need extra work and when I can breeze through exercises on my new instrument. Lessons are really fun and I always look forward to them. Highly recommended!
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Joseph H.

Riverside, CA
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  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joseph H.

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I teach each student differently, have for many years. Beginning, intermediate or advanced. Some teachers start everyone out with the same boring "Twinkle twinkles Little Star" type book, even adults. I teach accordingly to their abilities. You get better at teach, by teaching for years, period! I have been playing since 1977, and teaching since 1995. I hope to "Hear you Here".

About Joseph

I have been playing since 1975, and been teaching guitar since 1995. Played in many bands since 1980. I write and record my own music in my recording studio. I currently perform solo at various places. I am well versed at chord, scale and music theory.. plus I'M FUNNY!! (that is free though).. :)

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Kevin K.

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  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kevin K.

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Do you love music? Great, me too!

I'm here to help you along your journey with music and guitar/bass. Whether you're just taking your first steps or you're already on your way, my goal is to provide you with information, direction, and clarity to help you grow.

Our lessons will be focused on your individual needs and goals. I don't believe in a cookie-cutter formula to lessons so we will work together to build a structure that is optimal for you and fits your needs.

About Kevin

In short, I'm a young professional musician from southern California working on a bachelors of commercial music and jazz performance at California State University Fullerton. For teaching I specialize in electric bass and acoustic guitar, but can also play/teach electric guitar and upright bass. Cu

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Joshua A.

7 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joshua A.

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To me, learning any instrument is about balancing the exercises with the fun material that makes you want to keep playing. I am a technique-focused teacher insofar as making sure any student of mine is avoiding bad and sometimes unhealthy habits in their playing. I do, however, try to find fun ways to work on technique, with the end goal being playing repertoire that is fun for the student. I believe technical exercises have their place in learning any instrument, but that it's important to spend the majority of your practice time on material which is ultimately enjoyable to play.

I do have certain sets of books I like to follow depending on the student's interests and age, but I am always happy to tweak the lesson plan to fit the student's needs. I also tend to supplement whichever books I'm using with material of my own, to make sure we're also covering important topics such as music theory and maybe a bit of relevant music history in the process.

About Joshua

Hi there! My name is Josh, and I'd love to be your guitar teacher! I've been playing guitar since I was eight, starting out playing rock and roll, then focusing on classical training for my college career. In both undergraduate and graduate school, I studied classical composition as a classical guit

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Ashlyn
I was self taught when I started taking lessons, Josh helped me fix some bad habits that helped me push my playing to the next level!
Marco
I grew up on bossa, and wanted to learn how to play it. I had played guitar for years but mostly rock and folk. Josh was able to take what I knew and teach me how to play bossa music.
Casey
I never thought I'd study classical guitar, but Mr Josh showed me how important it is to have a good foundation to build from. Highly recommended!
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Dee F.

58 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelor of Music Education from Montana State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dee F.

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I have been a private guitar teacher for over 20 years, beginning through advanced levels, all styles, and currently am an instructor of guitar at a community college. I write guitar music for my classes. Have fun learning music and progressing quickly in lessons with me!

About Dee

I have been a private studio teacher of piano, guitar, voice, violin, mandolin for over 30 years. I have taught band, orchestra, and choir in public schools for over 20 years, which enables me to teach many instruments and voice. I hold an ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE ENDORSEMENT, K-12, from Univers

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Mike O.
Very patient and understanding person. At my age of 62 and trying to learn the bass along with the challenges of issues brought by life, these sessions have become therapeutic in nature....
Mike O.
Dee was very informative and answered all my questions. She understands that myself an older student returning to music has a different approach and she is going to work with me. I am looking forward to next week.
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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Rancho Santa Margarita is $65. 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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"So far so good. I’ve had 3 lessons so far and I cannot express how quick I’m learning. I’m 20 years old, male, I admit I was nervous getting guitar lessons because I never learned an instrument before. I really appreciated Erik’s patients and encouragement with me."
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"I have been taking guitar lessons from Ahmad for a few months. He's a fabulous player whose musicianship and enthusiasm are worth making time for. Ahmad's taste in music is so broad that he can take you anywhere you care to go. I'm beginning
to transcribe and use music editing software to write out guitar parts. Ahmad is helping me with this."
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Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"I've been getting guitar lessons with Sean for sometime after some singing lessons with him. He's a great teacher, very patient, flexible, always pushing me to experiment more and adapting to my needs as a student. I've also learned so much about music theory and different approaches to song writing thanks to his input."
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Took Guitar lessons from Sean S.
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"Extremely patient and kind. The first thing my daughter said when she left her first lesson was how nice Laura is and how she learned a lot in her first lesson. We look forward to more lessons."
Breanna
Took Guitar lessons from Laura W.
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"Great lesson. It was my first guitar lesson ever. Cole was encouraging and helpful. Always positive, even when I struggled a bit with the technique. Highly recommend!"
Erik
Took Guitar lessons from Russell P.
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"David is AWESOME! Very encouraging and patient."
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Took Guitar lessons from David B.
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"she is great patient understandable and easy going teacher"
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Took Guitar lessons from Neguine N.
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In 1977 I was taking guitar lessons and although I was developing as a guitarist I was not being taught the styles and techniques I really wanted to learn. Jeff was recommended by a bass player I went to school with and I went by the store he taught at, Guitar Corner in Arcadia to meet him and discuss what he could teach me.
After a 15 minute meeting I started taking lessons with Jeff and he took me from being somewhat frustrated with my instrument to truly understanding it and being able to make it do what I had imagined it doing. Within six months I had people thinking I'd been playing for 5 years or more. Jeff will make you sound good FAST!
He will help you with technique and teach YOU what YOU want to know. I was amazed and so will you! He is a great musician who has "lived the Blues" and puts 100% of his heart and soul into every note.
Learning from Jeff Stetson is an honor and you will not be disappointed.

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Greg
Took Guitar lessons from Jeff S.
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"First lesson. It was fun"
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Took Guitar lessons from Greg D.
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