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Chris V.

12 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Associate of Music from Pierce Community College
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Chris V.

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I want to have you walking out of the lesson happy, and excited to go home and practice some new material. With me you'll learn about guitar, but you'll also learn about music and how playing can help you in life (perseverance, basic math foundations, etc.)

About Chris

I am a jazz guitarist based out of beautiful Los Angeles, California. I received and Associate of Arts degree in Music in 2015, and have been pursuing a bachelors in Jazz Studies since then. While in community college I really grew into my own as a musician and discovered that I love jazz and t

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Laurynn
Best instructor I've found and I'm sticking with him!
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Blake
Chris is great and my son loves the group lessons and private lessons from him!
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Mike B.

14 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $44
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Mike B.

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Classical pianist for 30 years, guitarist for 20 - I can show you the fundamentals of Classical Guitar.

About Mike

I've studied piano and other instruments for 30 years, have been teaching music for 20, and have been a full time professional musician and music teacher for 11 years. As a musician who was raised on classical piano but has also spent his life playing in bands, jamming, and composing in several ge

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Sarah P.
Hi, Mike! I like the songs you pick for me to learn.
Max F.
Mike was awesome in my first lesson. He knew exactly how to keep pace with my progression...looking forward to #2!

Brian P.

26 Reviews
Culver City, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts, Music from California State University, Los Angeles
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Brian P.

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Brian has a degree in Classical Guitar Performance from California State University at Los Angeles and has been teaching classical guitar to students of all ages in the Los Angeles area for more than 20 years. Brian's special talent as a teacher of this challenging instrument is a unique ability that combines patience with enthusiasm and a deep appreciation of the genre to help his students learn, improve and achieve mastery of technique and develop their understanding of the repertoire. Students of all ages are welcome!

Below see Brian's teaching philosophy in his own words:

MY APPROACH:
I focus on four areas that I think are essential to being a good music teacher:

* the uniqueness of each student;
* the fact that enjoyment (fun!) maximizes learning;
* the importance of proper technique and an understanding of music theory to build self-confidence;
* the development of musicianship through performance.

EACH STUDENT IS UNIQUE:
My first interest with each new ...

About Brian

Brian discovered his talent and passion for teaching while still in college, and has been teaching guitar and piano in Southern California for over 20 years. Gifted at teaching students of all ages and abilities, he combines patience, creativity, imagination and boundless enthusiasm with solid prof

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Diane W.
Although this was my first lesson with Brian, he is a perfect match for me. He has a gentle, docile personality, good humored and very patient. He's especially great with beginners, older students and special needs individuals. In close proximity so he didn't have to travel far. His teaching style, for me, is very effective and he's a very nice person.
Mike S.
Brian is the best! Highly encouraging - especially for me as a beginner.
Jack
Brian was fantastic and the lesson was fun! Really pumped about my next lesson! I have some things to practice and I already feel like I can play some guitar!!

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Kramer S.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kramer S.

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I studied classical guitar in High school. I can teach a student how to read music and develop their technique in both hands.

About Kramer

Hello, my name is Kramer and I was born and raised in Natchez, Mississippi. I grew up in North Carolina where I attended an art magnet school where I studied classical guitar and graduated with a specialized high school diploma in classical guitar studies. After that I studied at the University of

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Jack Myer
Kramer is a professional guy, easy to get along with, and he has a great teaching style. I learned a lot. Highly recomended!
Marie
I highly recommend Kramer as a teacher! He gave really great lessons and it was lot of fun working with him. He is also super knowledgeable, he knows everything about music and especially guitar.
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Lucian W.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Performance and Arranging from Berklee College Of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
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Lucian W.

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- posture
- care of the fingernails
- reading standard music notation
- naming notes on the fretboard
- repertoire
- right hand exercises with the free stroke and rest stroke

About Lucian

Lucian W is an alumnus of Berklee College of Music in Boston and former faculty member of the Hartford Conservatory. His vocal studies have been with Jacqueline Jarrett and David Baker in Connecticut, Jane Ellison at Loyola University in Montreal, noted operatic tenor Carmine Gagliardi in New York

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Matt
Lucian is a great guy and very knowledgeable about all things jazz. Enjoyed my lessons with him and can recommend for those wanting to get into jazz.
Carol
First lesson so far and took in just enough info so as to not be overloaded but enough to practice st home and keep interested. He was patient as I'm a true beginner.
Salvatore D.
Has a lot of experience and knowledge, and puts in the effort to show it.
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Thomas D.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Thomas D.

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Guitar lessons with me are unique because although I am young, I am a very experienced teacher already. I started learning guitar at 10 years old. By the time I was 16 I was gigging and teaching kids in my neighborhood and any Craigslist clients I could find. At 18, I took a 1.5 year program at the Los Angeles College of Music, where I graduated with an AA in guitar performance. Since then I have worked as a professional musician, and also as a teacher /consultant with Adopt the Arts, a non profit started by Matt Sorum (drummer of Guns N Roses, Hollywood Vampires) and director Abby Berman. In my time at Adopt the Arts I have amassed over 4000 teaching hours of teaching kids ages 4-13, so I am very experienced with kids and get along with them great since. I have also been giving other private lessons to people of all ages since 2011. Qualities that make me stand out as a teacher are relatability, patience, and an ability to identify the proper pace for the student to enjoy the ...

About Thomas

Tommy is a musician from the bay area that has been in Los Angeles since the age of 18. Tommy started playing guitar at the age of 10 and started gigging and teaching private students around the neighborhood in 2011 at the age of 16. From 2013 to 2015 he studied at the Los Angeles College, where h

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Gabriel
Taught at the basic level very well. If you know nothing about music or guitar Tommy's your guy. Goes through all the simple steps at an even pace making the entire experience relaxing. From there giving you the knowledge of your scales and blues scales, teaching you how to make mini solos on the spot really helps out with the musicality of it all. 10/5
Susana
Tommy has provided music lessons to both of my children for the past 3 years. He is a very nurturing and patient teacher. Both my children enjoy having music time with Mr. Drinkard.
Dan
I am a 30 year old software engineer that wanted to start learning guitar as my 2016 new year's resolution. Heard about Tommy through a friend and I've been taking consistent lessons ever since and progressed a lot. He is knowledgeable, patient, and just a genuinely good/funny guy to be around.

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Average Cost of Classical Guitar Lessons in San Gabriel, CA

The average cost of 60-minute classical guitar lessons in San Gabriel is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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"I sat in on every lesson Michael gave my daughter, who had not studied guitar before. He uses the time effectively, balancing sight reading, repertoire development, music theory (which he presents in very practical and immediately useful ways), and at all times instilling the technique necessary to sustain rapid progress. My daughter really enjoyed studying with him, and I really enjoyed watching her go from a blank slate to a guitarist you want to listen to. I completely and unreservedly endorse this teacher."
Tripp
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Michael R.
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"Michael is a knowledgeable and patient teacher who is capable of adjusting on the fly to the student and their ability to learn. During lessons he has been able to draw out what I have learned in the distant past and expand upon it in a way that has begun to build a good foundation for me to practice with. I highly recommend him as an instructor."
Eric
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Michael K.
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"The most responsible, professional and punctual young tutor you can ever find. My son and I couldnt be happier with our instructor. Thank you Joe."
Inga
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Joseph G.
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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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"KJ is a great teacher to work with any skill level. From teaching the core of the instrument to polishing up a piece for a concert, KJ can provide the instruction to help you get the most out of your instrument."
Anthony
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Kirk R.
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"I began taking one-on-one lessons with Joseph a couple months ago, and he is an awesome instructor! He is very professional and patient. Joseph takes the time to explain and answer questions, and ensures you understand before he moves on. I highly recommend him!"
Sarah
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Joseph G.
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"From the first day, Ahmad has crafted lessons tailored specifically to my goals and skill set. I already had a decent idea about how to get around the guitar, but I wanted someone to help me get to the next level, to understand the guitar completely. Ahmad is incredibly knowledgable about the instrument and theory, perceptive to learning habits, and overall a fun person to be around. He's also incredibly patient about working around schedules. I can't recommend him enough!"
Ray
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"My daughter has been taking lessons with Mark for a little over a year. She has learned songs she likes and Mark helps build her abilities and confidence. In her words: Mark plays along with you and tells you what you’re doing well and what can be improved. He gives good tips about how to work on what you need to improve. He recommends songs to play but also asks what songs you want to play."
Sean
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Mark S.
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"Phil Hodges is a phenomenal and inspiring guitar teacher. Over the past year of guitar lessons with Phil, my daughter's playing ability has rapidly advanced and she is so enthusiastic about practicing. Guitar lessons with Phil is a highlight of her week!"
Natalie
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Phil H.
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"Pretty cool! As impatient as I am, Jesse is pretty good at letting me know about improvements and how to play and still makes it a relaxed environment. SO much better than learning when i was a kid in public schools with instructors on a "lesson plan"."
Jackie
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jesse H.
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