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Milton J.

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Corona, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks French, German, Italian, English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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.

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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
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1995
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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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Ian S.

41 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese
  • B.A. Chinese from Rutgers University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ian S.

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I have been playing guitar for over 30 years, and have experience playing and teaching practically every style of guitar, including rock, blues, classical, jazz, country, pop, folk, metal, and fingerstyle. I have been teaching guitar professionally for 12 years. Let my experience and patience guide you on your way to mastering the guitar!

About Ian

A lifelong musician and songwriter, Ian S. has extensive experience teaching guitar and piano to students age 3 and up both as a private music instructor and as a staff music instructor at the Institute of Music for Children in New Jersey. With 28 years of experience on the guitar and 32 years on pi

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Bill
Ian is a talented, knowledgeable and thoughtful instructor. He listens to your needs and comes up with a plan to help you achieve what your looking for. Very personable and connects with his students immediately. Highly recommend.
Gary T.
I've learnt so much within a month! I'm so excited for the future! He's great!
Hayati
Even it was my first lesson I can feel the progress and I am confident about achieving my goal. Thanks Ian!!
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Jon A.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA in Classical Guitar Performance from The College of Mt. St. Joseph
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Jon A.

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I teach and perform styles ranging from classical and Jazz to country, classic rock and even metal. I enjoy teaching all styles and ability levels.

About Jon

I have been playing guitar since the age of 9. I have studied Classical, and Jazz at CCM's Prep Dept. in middle school and throughout high school as well as rock, folk, country etc. with other local teachers. I started teaching lessons at the age of 18 in local music stores and have never stopped.

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Jeff W.
My first lesson was heavy on intro and establishing a practice routine consisting mainly of exercises. This traditional method is what I grew up with and I'm looking forward to learning with Jon.
Cathy Miller M.
One of the best teachers that we have had! Great Experience
Mariah R.
Jon is an awesome teacher! He is great at explaining things and has helped me learn so much already, all while learning some awesome songs
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Ashton S.

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  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2021
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ashton S.

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I believe that each person has their own best way to learn. As a self taught musician I can help Beginners and Intermediate players absorb the fundamental aspects of Guitar playing as well as methods of gaining muscle memory which are essential to learning how to play! These lessons can help a player explore and learn in their own way to better nourish their growth as a musician.

About Ashton

Greetings! My name is Ashton and I have been a Live Performing musician in Los Angeles for over 10 years. Music to me is more than any hobby or career ever could be. I am primarily self taught, with the exception of some recent studying of Indian/Eastern/World Music. I have studied/listened to all t

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Joshua A.

7 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor of Music from Belmont University
  • 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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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in San Bernardino 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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"We are very fortunate to have Jason as our son's instructor

When our eight year old son Jake wanted to begin electric guitar lessons, we called a local music store who suggested Jason would be a good fit as an instructor for him. At that time, we had no idea we were beginning a wonderful relationship that would last more than 8 years, and continues today. Jason's personality made Jake feel welcome and comfortable right away. His teaching style kept Jake interested and challenged. We watched Jake’s passion and musical ability grow with each lesson. Over the years, Jason has been a leader, a mentor, a role model, and a motivator. He helped Jake prepare for several auditions, going above and beyond to help him be successful. To this day, Jake never wants to miss a lesson and continues to learn a great deal from Jason.

Early in Jake’s music education, we wondered how we would find an instructor as great as Jason when Jake “outgrew” him. But, we learned that Jason has so much to offer students at all levels. Jason has the knowledge and experience to provide instruction in a variety of music genres and music theory. He has the flexibility to tailor the lessons to help Jake with whatever he needs at the time. Those needs have changed dramatically from third grade to twelfth grade. But, Jason is happily up for the challenge.

We cannot say enough good things about our time with Jason!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Jason F.
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"He is really fun and loves to teach."
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"Our son took his first lesson with Ahmad this week and thoroughly enjoyed himself. Ahmad is patient and understanding, which are two traits that beginner guitar lessons absolutely require. He sent our son home with practice sheets, and wrote out the basic chords for "Smoke On The Water", which was awesome because he can learn to play something that he has heard on the radio, which inspires him to play more! Ahmad Guitar Lessons are a perfect starting point for the little Eddie Van Halen in your house as well!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Brian is an excellent teacher with lots of patience! He is an excellent guitar player, but he also is very patient and supporting of beginning students. I recommend him to my friends. I have improved so much under his tutelage."
Elizabeth
Took Guitar lessons from Brian C.
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"Jordan teaches my 14 year old, and has done an excellent job of making the challenge of learning a new instrument fun. Highly recommend him!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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Took Guitar lessons from Michael F.
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"My son really looks forward to his lesson with Daniel. The method Daniel uses is working. My son is taking on-line lessons and in just a few lessons he's learned a lot. Daniel is very understanding and explain things clearly."
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Took Guitar lessons from Daniel M.
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"Just wonderful

Will ask for Laura again and recommend her to anyone."
Dana
Took Guitar lessons from Laura W.
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"Exceptional, musically rich learning

Nick is a terrific, terrific teacher whose main goal is to nurture my son’s love of music and instill the idea that learning to play guitar or drums is not hard, it’s “unfamiliar.” Robby has been learning from Nick since he was 7 years old. I love watching Nick balance solid technique with fun. Like taking a contemporary song that my son loves and teaching him to play a portion of it. Or inviting another student (or sometimes even a professional musician) to sit in on a lesson and jam with Robby. Nick is teaching the whole person, not just their fingers on the guitar. He really cares and I would recommend him to anyone!"
Ann
Took Guitar lessons from Nick R.
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"Daniel makes the lessons fun and keeps my son’s music preferences in mind when choosing songs to play. He is very patient and good at explaining things. He communicates well."
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Took Guitar lessons from Daniel E.
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