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Ahmad G.

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San Jose, CA
Starting at $250
  • Speaks Arabic, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1992
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Ahmad G.

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I'm Ahmad a very enthusiastic musician. I started out teaching myself guitar at the age of 12. I moved to the U.S. in 2001 and studied music for 15 years receiving my B.M. and M.M in music and audio production at San Francisco State University. I then moved to Los Angeles then studied and trained with John Mayer, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, George Lynch and many others. I have performed hundreds of concerts in the U.S. as well in Europe and the Middle East with Artists such as Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica, Guns N Roses, Michael Angelo Batio, Ratt, Sammy Hagar, Dokken and many others. I ranked #1 in the Slash Guitar Center competition. I was in the "list of top 5 guitar players ever" according to The Examiner, also picked as one of the best guitarists of 2013 and 2014 consecutively in the Rockwell UnScene magazine, and ranked 3rd in the Steve Vai Sam Ash Best in Shred competition.

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About Ahmad

I'm Ahmad a very enthusiastic musician. I started out teaching myself guitar at the age of 12. I moved to the U.S. in 2001 and studied music for 15 years receiving my B.M. & M.M in music and audio production at San Francisco State University. I then moved to Los Angeles then studied and trained with

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Patrick
I've had the pleasure of taking lessons from Ahmad for a couple of years. He is a very knowledgeable and patient instructor with the ability to find minor technical flaws in my playing and easily correct them. I really enjoy his philosophy and musical understanding with a really high ability to dissect and explain elements of a song and relate it to music theory that's easily understandable. On top of that he is a super nice guy that exudes nothing but a positive attitude and gives one the impression that anything is possible in one's musical effort that is really infectious. Don't hesitate to give Ahmad a try.
Dan
Ahmad is no doubt one of the most humble, approachable, and skillful guitar teacher you can find around Seattle. I have been studying with Ahmad for the past 3 and a half months. Ahmad was not the first music instructor I had. He is however, the best one so far by a large margin. Since the first lesson Ahmad has been extremely professional and organized in his teaching methods. He is able to quickly identify my strengths and weaknesses as a player, tailor his lessons to fit my capabilities, and help me improve in great effectiveness.

I took lessons once a week with Ahmad, and every week I could see noticeable improvements because Ahmad assigned me homework that was fun and challenging but never frustrating. But beyond this, not only have I become a more skilled guitar player, through Ahmad's help I was also able to apply a lot of the theoretical music knowledge in other aspects. When I hear a piece of music, I find that I am slowly able to identify parts of the music, break it down into logical steps, and connect the music to the fretboard of the guitar.

I am a college student with a busy schedule both on and off work, but with Ahmad I was able to greatly improve nonetheless. Thank you Ahmad, I really look forward to coming back and be your student again.
Benjamin
I have been playing guitar for many years. And before I met Ahmad, I worked with many teachers. However none of them had much of a systematic approach. Ahmad does! And I have come to realize how important it is to study this instrument in the right sequence or something pretty close. The thing I appreciate the most is that Ahmad has taught me musicality. He has taught me how to follow the chords when soloing. Prior to our lessons it was a daunting task for me. Now landing on the "pretty" notes has become very easy. It makes me so happy. I believe such experience is very precious. To me it's the charm of music!
He has solid, professional theoretical and practical skills. He is super organized. His explanations are very clear. In addition, he is funny so the process is very pleasant. Whether you are a beginner or an intermediate guitar player, I can guarantee that you can learn a lifetime of knowledge from him.
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Araya B.

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Starting at $20
  • GED from Rogue Community College
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2020
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Araya B.

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Want to learn chords but not sure where to start? Do you struggle with switching between chords at a steady pace? I teach beginner guitar. I start by teaching you how to hold the guitar, proper hand position, as well as teaching you basic chords.

About Araya

My name is Araya and I am 23 years old. I am a classically trained violinist as well as a singer, songwriter, pianist, and guitarist. Previously I taught in Oregon but now I am located in Mesa Arizona. Starting January of 2020 I started teaching beginner violin privately locally, and now teach b

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Jolene
Araya has been a wonderful teacher for our daughter and has done a fantastic job so far! She’s very reliable, patient, and knowledgeable. She has also been very flexible with our schedule. I would highly recommend her!
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Roger F.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Master of Music, Guitar Performance from Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University
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Roger F.

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I have extensive training and experience in various forms of finger style guitar, particularly classical guitar. I can help you realize whatever goals and aspirations you have in this area.

About Roger

I love teaching! I love connecting with people to find out what inspires them and I feel that I learn as much from my students as I teach them. I have almost 30 years of playing experience in a variety of styles and over 20 years of experience teaching the guitar to many hundreds students of a

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Arushi
I started taking lessons with Roger almost an year ago. I was completely clueless when I signed up for classes. He convinced me that I can play a musical instrument. He has guided me a lot throughout. From picking up a guitar, to teaching me my first song. He is very passionate about music and that shows from his work as a musician and as a teacher. Roger tries to make sure that his students love music the same way he does. As a teacher he is very patient and flexible. He tailors each class to his student's needs.
He is one of the greatest teacher I have worked with. I really look forward to my lesson every week.
Scott S.
Roger teaches our 8 year-old daughter introduction lessons for guitar. His casual approach and friendly demeanor are a perfect approach. Our daughter anticipates weekly interaction with Roger; she considers him a friend who plays guitar games and patiently listens to her stories while they play.

Roger is both a skilled musician and measured teacher focused on the long-game of loving music rather than immediate gains. We are very please with his work.
Tyler
Roger was my first guitar teacher, and one of the best teachers that I've had the pleasure to work with. As a professional guitarist, I have had the chance to look back on when I was studying with Roger and compare my opinion now to the opinion I had while I was studying with him. My opinion now is the same as it was back then: Roger is an exceptionally capable and talented educator. He is very easy to work with and is always flexible in each lesson. Flexibility is important; an ideal teacher will have lesson plans with specific skills that he/she feels the student needs to learn, but they will also allow the student's current interests to guide the lessons. Roger was always happy to address any questions or concerns I had, but also made sure to guide my attention to critical skills that helped me grow as a musician. One such skill is proper technique, which is necessary for improving the student's ability to play and for preventing injury. With his background as a classical guitarist, Roger was able to teach me perfect left and right hand technique, which is something I still consider to be one of my strongest assets as a guitarist. His skills and interests extend far beyond classical guitar into genres like rock and jazz. In our lessons we would work on just about anything. We covered topics and styles like Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Wes Montgomery, improvisation, James Taylor's fingerstyle playing, music theory, and sight reading. Overall, I found Roger to be an ideal teacher for students at any skill level, from total beginners to those who are highly experienced.
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Mark C.

21 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Awarded Best Short Film - "Grand Scheme" from Long Beach Indie International Film Festival
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Mark C.

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Mark is an American composer, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and music producer.

I started teaching private music lessons my senior year of high school, in 2006. Since then I've taught over 100 different students of all ages from 3 years old to 78 years old. While still living in Ohio, I was the one and only official guitar teacher for Guitar Center Youngstown through the duration of 2008-2009. In late 2009, after moving to Los Angeles, I continued to teach privately and with several music schools all around the city. I currently live in the Sherman Oaks neighborhood of LA with my wife and two little kids.

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Hi! I'm Mark. I'm an American music teacher, composer, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and music producer. I started teaching private music lessons my senior year of high school, in 2006. Since then I've taught over 100 different students of all ages from 3 years old to 78 years old.

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I have taken lessons with Mark several months now He is a great teacher. He gives practical very helpful lessons!
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Matt L.

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  • Speaks American
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Matt L.

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We will play whatever songs the student would like to learn! I use the Hal Leonard guitar method book to give a good foundation to the students and a solid understanding of the fundamentals. I encourage students to pick songs that they hear on the radio or anywhere else that they enjoy and bring them to me for lessons so we can learn them together.

About Matt

I attended West Chester University from 2011-2015 and graduated with my bachleor's in music education. I performed in the marching band, symphonic band, wind ensemble, jazz ensembles, various trumpet ensembles, and a brass quintet. One of my trumpet ensembles made it to the semifinals in the Nationa

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He explains everything to you. If you need help or if you don't get it he makes sure you know it before you move on.
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Michael M.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner
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Michael M.

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Lessons should be fun, easy-going, and should support your love of music. I tailor my lessons to each student to help you progress at the pace you need and want to learn. We'll get you to love showing up to music class and learning something new every single time. I provide structure based on your abilities and limitation. Let's get to know each other and play while we work.

About Michael

Michael Mendez has been a performance artist for almost 20 years. Originally from New York, Michael taught himself to play the guitar when he was 16, and had a natural talent for singing since he can remember. From Led-Zeppelin to John Mayer, Chicago to Jack Johnson, Michael has a wide breadth of m

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The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in San Martin is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $29 and $300 per hour.
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"I really like Jay’s style. He gave me a lot of foundational information that will help me to remember and to learn the chords and how to keep things moving forward. I am looking forward to practicing every day what I learned today… And then my next lesson with Jay."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jay P.
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"My son has only recently started taking lessons from Ahmad, but we are all impressed! He is so kind, friendly, and encouraging of my energetic 7 year old and is able to keep him focused, motivated, and learning for the whole 30 minutes. Working with little kids isn't easy, but Ahmad is a natural."
Emilie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"I have known Kevin as a performer and teacher for the last seven years. He is a stellar performer with many years of experience as a guitar instructor and performer. I highly recommend him for anyone wanting to learn to play acoustic guitar."
Park
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kevin J.
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"I had years of experience playing but knew little about theory which is why I started lessons. Lucian is incredibly knowledgeable and learning theory from him has been a valued learning experience. My initial goal was to learn and blend a style with my own unique musical preferences and tastes which we were able to achieve in what seemed like record time. He also had me playing a song I never thought I’d be able to play after only a few weeks. I would highly recommend Lucian regardless of experience and familiarity with music and guitar"
Colin
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Lucian W.
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"My daughter, age 9, had been taking guitar classes with a local face to face teacher for a year yet I felt that she hadn't accomplished much. Through a series of questions from Tanesha she was able to create and tailor the lessons that best suited her learning skills & her skill level. In the other class, she hadn't even played a full song. However, through Tanesha she was able to play happy birthday just in time for her Grandmother's bday with in a month. She is also very good at informing you of their progress. This was our first time taking online classes and it has been a wonderful experience thus far. I highly recommend Tanesha!"
Michelle
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tanesha M.
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"My lessons with Arron have been extremely beneficial and I recommend him to anyone that is trying to learn or get better at playing guitar. I have been playing guitar for a while now and what I’ve learned the most from Aaron is how to slow down and practice efficiently. He has taught me many different tools for practicing musical scales and has also been able to give me the “why” to all his methods. I’ve noticed so much progress in my playing and I’m so thankful."
Dominick
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Aaron L.
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"I've been playing guitar for a number of years but wanted some new techniques and structure. Paul is great at tailoring the lesson to my skill and focusing on the areas I can use help in like scales and music theory. So far so good!"
Dan
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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"Steven is incredibly experienced and so attentive. I’m really enjoying our lessons together and have learned so much in a short period of time. I absolutely recommend Steven to anyone wanting to learn guitar (in any level you might be in - he’s an expert)."
Henrique
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Stephen O.
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"Chresten is a very thorough and knowledgeable teacher. His background as a multi-instrumentalist really shines when he explains musical concepts, he has more than one way of making something clear! Very well versed in technical skills, techniques and exercises that will support your learning and give you a solid foundation upon which you can frolic later ))) HIghly recommend this instructor."
Anna
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chresten H.
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"Jesse is a great teacher, I would recommend him to everyone!"
Lily
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jesse M.
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