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Jesse H.

77 Reviews
Del Mar, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Jesse H.

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Learn to play the Spanish Guitar through the unique "Romero Method"

About Jesse

Jesse H. plays guitar with The Mar Dels, one of San Diego’s best-known dance and party bands. But he’s more than just a rock-and-roller — he’s studied jazz and classical guitar with other master musicians. His lessons focus on developing: - Right and left hand technique - Finger picking and

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Matt G.
Great first lesson. Look forward to many more.
Steve
Really liked this lesson Jesse is a very competent, patient, articulate, and understanding teacher. He worked with me at the level I was at and at one pint we actually played a kind of duet! That is just my first lesson. Loved it.

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Ellie
Jesse was super kind and laid back. He has your best interest at heart and was really encouraging during the lesson. Can’t wait to continue uke lessons with him!
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David B.

43 Reviews
La Mesa, CA
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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David B.

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Beginner to intermediate, classical form

About David

After graduating from Salford University, England with a Bachelors degree (Honors) in Music and Composing I worked for a short time as a commercial "jingle" writer, before moving to San Diego, marrying my dream girl, and opening my own music recording, teaching and production studio. From there I h

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Sara
He really took the time to see where I was in my playing, and gave me things to practice based on that assessment. I’m excited and ready for the next one.
Eleanor C.
David is a great instructor! He is patient and encouraging. His lessons use songs to demonstrate the techniques we are learning. His lessons are fun and I learn many things each time.
Andrew G.
Great teacher and very patient.
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Edward F.

11 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2003
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Edward F.

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Learn proper classical guitar technique and repertoire for any level from beginner to advanced.

About Edward

Edward first became fascinated with the guitar at the age of fifteen. Before long he was putting bands together and looking for gigs. As time went on, his influences grew to include everything from classical to hip-hop to pop, but the one genre that that made the strongest impact was flamenco. H

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Nicolas
Great and knowledgeable!
Rick M.
Edward was very patient, emphasized technique, and moved at a pace conducive to learning. He went the extra mile to record and post videos of the music taught immediately following the lesson. Well done!
Mauro M.
Good first lesson. Anxious to practice and continue learning!

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Trevor H.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, German, Latin
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
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Trevor H.

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Learn how to play classical guitar. Right and left-hand technique. Standard notation reading. Amassing a repertoire.

About Trevor

Every musician was first and foremost a fan of music. My love of music began when my mother took me to a performance of Beethoven's fifth symphony when, coincidentally, I was five. From that point, I started fervently listening to my mother's records (those are the huge, black monstrosities t

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Rowdy
I like to talk and learn with Trevor. I wish he could come everyday (Rowdy, age 6)
Alice F.
Trevor is wonderful, fun and patient every single class!!!! - Our 12 years old son has been with him for a year now and his playing is amazing. So much progress so fast and so many different kinds of style already - I love that my son gets so excited when it is the day of his guitar lesson with Trevor!!!!!
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MrTony R

13 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Italian, Korean
  • Teaches students 5 to 78
  • Awarded Who's who amongst American high school students 1986 from Who's who
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MrTony R

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Classical guitars can differ from other guitars and learning to play differs as well. In addition to playing a classical repertoire, the manner in which a classical guitarist plays is extremely important, plucking the strings with the right hand fingers without the use of a pick. In teaching classical guitar, I find ind ways to make lessons entertaining while also being educational incorporating both technique and theory into lessons. I'll work directly with you
to develop a curriculum that will achieve your musical goals.

About MrTony

Passionate about sharing my love of the guitar with students of all ages, I've been teaching for more than 30 years. A trained Flamenco guitarist, I found, at the tender age of 7, my passion when I heard the world-renowned Flamenco guitarist Sabicas. Studying Flamenco since then, I began, during

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Anita and Samantha Green
My daughter finds Mr Tony to be very patient, calm and enthusiastic about her piano playing. "He never gives up on me," she says.
He mixes classical with fun music from her favorite, Taylor Swift. Whenever there has been a scheduling conflict he is very flexible and open to makeup sessions. We enjoy his style of piano reaching and have been very pleased so far.
Patricia C.
Delilah my daughter loves Tony. He is an amazing teacher. Extremely professional. We love you Tony😘
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Storm N.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Storm N.

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Learn to read, play, and perform solo classical guitar music.
- Ear training
- Sight Reading
- Practice Strategies
- Technique
- Performance

About Storm

Are you looking to learn Guitar, Singing, or Songwriting? No matter what style you are into, I can help you build the skills, confidence, & practice strategies you need to become a better musician. Beginners, Intermediate, & Advanced students all welcome! While studying classical guitar performance

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Great intro Class! Very excited to be moving forward with lessons in vocals
Doug
Storm is an amazing teacher, and I've learned so much from our lessons. He's patient, knowledgeable, and always willing to answer your questions (even outside of the lesson). He creates a plan for each student and makes sure you are progressing. I've learned more about guitar in 6 months with Storm than the previous 20 years of me trying to learn on my own. Highly recommended!

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Average Cost of Classical Guitar Lessons in San Diego, CA

The average cost of 60-minute classical guitar lessons in San Diego 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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"I took classical guitar first then piano because I got my nails done. Luis is a very patient teacher and advances his lessons according to your pace. He not only encourages you to continue the classes, but pushes you to practice at home atleast 30 minutes to work out the fingering in guitar and the hand placements for piano. I've been with him for 4 months and planning to continue, he has always kept his home clean and his work space organized. Luis offers in Spanish and English and has been very patient with my frustration when I don't get things right."
Cristina
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Luis M.
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"Fantastic instructor. Really cares about teaching his students."
Bruce
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jesse H.
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"First rate instructor."
Patrick Holmes
Took Classical Guitar lessons from David R.
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"Searched for a guitar teacher for several weeks and was so happy to meet and eventually hire Joey. He is a great teacher and is patient and deliberate in his approach. My Son is very happy before and after each lesson and is preparing for his first performance! So glad we have Joey as his guitar teacher!"
Bill
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Joseph R.
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"Very quickly assessed my skill level and began putting together a curriculum tailored to my skill level. I can't wait until our next lesson!"
Maggie
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Keith D.
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"Michael has been my favorite teacher! He’s knowledgeable, patient, and really helpful. Really good at explaining new concepts to me. Fair pricing and totally worth it. I definitely recommend."
Madi
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Michael K.
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"I really enjoyed my first lesson. Looking forward to working with Joey!"
Alice
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Joseph R.
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"Lessons are clear and easy to understand. Patience with progress. Have had multiple guitar teachers in the past, Cole is one of the very best. I am excited to learn more. Thank you Sir!"
Steven Fry
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Russell P.
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"Mr. Sylvester is one of the greatest. He is not just an amazing guitarist, but he is also very kind. He treats people with so much respect. He speaks to me and my mom so nicely. He is very patient. He has a deep knowledge of music and knows how to get the most out of even the least talented people (like me!). He doesn't ever get mad if you make a mistake or forget to bring your music notes. We were so lucky to find Mr. Sylvester."
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Took Classical Guitar lessons from Mark S.
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"It was a great lesson I learned a lot and practicing looking forward to my next lesson I'm going to become a regular student"
Lalo Campos
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Rodrigo R.
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