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Steven B.

24 Reviews
Alameda, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 7 to 65
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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 f

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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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Maxwell A.

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San Francisco, CA
Starting at $22
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Maxwell A.

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Whether you're interested in writing and recording your own music or if you just wanna shred, I can help achieve your musical goals. You can play your favorite songs on guitar, you can learn to improvise, you can write your own songs/lyrics, you can learn about recording and mixing in any genre, you can learn about composition and music theory, and you can mix and match all of those things together depending on your needs and interests. I offer a practical, creativity-oriented approach to overall musicianship grounded in theory and years of experience that is primarily driven by your personal artistic interests. I graduated from Berklee College of Music as a guitar student with a degree in writing and production and a focus in jazz composition and I want to share some approaches and techniques from the front lines of music education.

About Maxwell

Hi! My name is Max and I'm an independent writer/guitarist/composer/producer working in the San Francisco area. I graduated from Berklee College of Music with a degree in writing and production. I've worked with singer/songwriters, folk musicians, jazzers, funk bands, EDM producers, rappers, ro

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Layla
Max is great. My daughter is shy with performance anxiety, and he's been doing a great job melting the ice with her. She actually wants to practice her guitar, which she didn't when she had lessons prior to learning from Max. So far so great! I look forward to continuing her lessons with him. Highly recommend!
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Mark B.

29 Reviews
Castro Valley, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • No degree from University Of The Pacific
  • Awarded King Of The Blues from Guitar Center
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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 a

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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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wenze L.

Daly City, CA
Starting at $76
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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wenze L.

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Experienced guitar teaching base in San Francisco bay area. Patient and nice always. People will never get bored in my class.

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Patient and nice teacher base on San Francisco bay area. Speak both English and Mandarin. 10 + years teaching and performance experience. I'm not a strict teacher but I will always teach you a lot in every single class. Let me make your music dreams come true.

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Robert M.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Bachelor of Arts from University of North Carolina at Asheville
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Robert M.

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Professional musician in the Asheville, NC. area offering private guitar, banjo, ukulele, mandolin, and bass lessons. I am also available for studio recording and live performance. With over 28 years experience, I have been teaching all ages, styles, and levels. This is not a hobby or part-time j

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Robert C.
Very informative - tailors the lesson to the student. Understands musical theory and practice. Strong communicator and a pleasant demeanor that makes the experience a true joy.
Paula W.
So helpful and knowledgeable. It has to be really hard to teach a music lesson online, but this experience has been great! Can't wait to learn more :-)
Blake
Blake really enjoyed it & Robert was patient & very informative.
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Andrew H.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2016
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Andrew H.

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Guitar is one of the most enjoyable instruments to play. At least I think so! Join me as I teach you the fundamentals of guitar in a creative, student-customized way. Whether you're just starting out or have been playing for years, I'd love to help you get the next level. My specialty is teaching classical guitar. It's my firm belief that learning classical guitar will make you better at playing any and every other style of guitar. But that doesn't mean we will only focus on classical music. I'll tailor lessons to your interests as well. If you like blues, we'll learn tools to improvise up and down the neck. If you like pop, we'll learn chords and finger picking. And the list goes on and on. Most of all, my goal is to show you how fun playing guitar and making music can be. I've sure enjoyed it!!

About Andrew

I've been playing guitar for 15 years and have gained so much joy from it. I loved it so much, I got a degree in classical guitar performance. When I'm not playing or teaching, you can find me spending time with my wife, playing with my dog, or composing and recording music. I look forward to gettin

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Mary
Andrew is a knowledgeable guitar player with good ideas and methods for how to improve my playing. He teaches through encouragement and keeps me focused on enjoying the process. I highly recommend him.

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"He's really nice and laid back, I really enjoy going to take lessons with him!"
Hartley
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"After having played sax and flute for 7 years, I decided to start to learn the guitar during the quarantine. After a month of learning on my own and through apps, one of my good musician friends pushed me to seek out lessons. I had a few teachers in mind, but he told me that Charles would definitely be the best choice for me.
I have now been taking weekly lessons with him for the past three months, and my progress has skyrocketed. My guitar playing was quickly brought to the next level, and he also gave me a solid foundation in music theory that has helped me a lot on the sax and flute as well.
Charles is excellent at adapting to his student's needs and limitations. When I was traveling and had no access to a guitar, we had a lesson on facetime audio using my flute in the middle of a park, and that was one of the best I have ever had, even without video or the guitar.
Charles is a great teacher and also a great musical mentor. He will not let you stagnate, he will push you to reach your goals and provide you all the tools to do so. The homework he gives after each lesson also helps a lot to consistently reach the goals that have been set.
For any level, beginner, intermediate, or expert, I strongly recommend him to be your next guitar instructor."
Charles Pelletier-Gagne
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Charles C.
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"As a former bandmate of Nathan's, I can say his passion for music is contagious! An excellent songwriter and player, he approaches the guitar with the confidence of a seasoned pro but the humility of a life-long learner."
Jeff
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Nathan M.
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"Jonah's a great teacher. He emphasizes the fundamentals, while managing to make the lessons enjoyable and tailored to your interests. I've made far more progress under Jonah's instruction than I could've imagined!"
Avi
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jonah R.
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"My 9 year old daughter has been taking lessons with Jimmy for about six months. She has learned a lot about the guitar in general, as well as music as a whole, and I love to hear her strumming away in her bedroom. Jimmy is a patient and kind teacher, he's very good with kids and my daughter looks forward to her lessons with him all week. I am astounded by how much she's learned in just six short months."
Sharon
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James R.
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"Russell is very patient with my children when teaching them guitar. The kids love him and are always eager to learn more from him. In only a few short months they have picked up plenty of skill and continue to impress me and the family at gatherings"
Serena
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Russell S.
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"Trevor is very patient and communicates well."
Mark
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Trevor S.
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"Thomas Dawson is a very informative, positive, and educational guitar teacher. He’s degree in music from University of Oregon is proof of his vast musical knowledge. His focus on rhyme will be sure to help you become a great guitar player. Above all he is a great person and fun to be around. After taking lessons with Tom my guitar skills and musicality vastly improved. I highly recommend him has a teacher."
Nick
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tom D.
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"Donnie is super nice and worked with us despite a lot of technical difficulties. Even after just one lesson my daughter feels excited to learn more!"
Edie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"My niece (Jewel) is enjoying her sessions and wants to continue."
Jewel
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tanisha H.
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