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Steven S.

14 Reviews
Ventura, CA
Starting at $33
  • Awarded Andres Segovia Memorial Scholarship from California State University, Northridge
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Steven S.

14 Reviews
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Guitar lessons are fun for all ages, styles and levels. I'd love to help you learn to play the songs that YOU love on the guitar! Beginners are encouraged to apply. You'll have fun while reaching your musical goals. In addition to learning great songs, you'll learn improvisation and applied music theory. Also, I'll enjoy assisting the you in creating a practice regimen that fits in your time schedule.

About Steven

Steven graduated with his bachelor of music degree from California State University, Northridge and obtained his teaching credential from Cal Lutheran University. While at C.S.U.N., Steven was the winner of the Andres Segovia memorial scholarship and the Randy Rhoads memorial scholarship. Also, St

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Thomas S.
Fun experience.
Fredrick B.
Steve is an exellent instructor. Easy going and brings a beginner like me to ease and motivated. Look forward to my next class!
Linda
Wow! My son had absolutely NO prior experience and after just 4 lesson's he was rocking it and even reading music! Steven is absolutely wonderful with teens. My son looked forward to every lesson. Best teacher ever!!!!!

Scott K.

2 Reviews
Goleta, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors of Music (Cum Laude) from Belmont University
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Scott K.

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Whatever style of music your guitar has to be Guitar was always been my first love. Knowing how to play all styles gives the flexibility to teach any genre of music. From finger tapping, sweeping to shredding and many other styles of Rock guitar can be learned. Having the correct technique will get you to your goals of Rockin' out.

About Scott

Scott has been teaching music for over 30 years. His method has evolved over time to meet the demands of changing musical styles and he has developed plenty of material to help students achieve their musical goals. His ambitions for each student are simple- he wants them to enjoy music and experien

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Jaya
I appreciate Scott's relaxed style. He is able to make a realistic practice schedule for me to fit in to my work week. It is obvious he is very knowledgeable and has given me a lot of good tips so far. I would definitely recommend Scott.
Rush
I took weekly electric guitar lessons with Scott from 2004 to 2012. He is without a doubt an extremely talented, enthusiastic, and compassionate teacher. Whether he was helping me learn basic chords or teaching me complicated songs, Scott never wavered in his dedication to teaching. Over the eight years as his student, Scott gave constructive criticism in a courteous manner. He was on time, inquisitive about the songs and music I was listening to, and ended lesson with new material for me to practice. I wholeheartedly recommend Scott to any aspiring guitar student.
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Rachel C.

37 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Rachel C.

37 Reviews
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I have taught guitar for 10 years and believe students should get to play what they want to play! Students are asked to come up with a list of songs and/or artists they would love to play. Through teaching chords, note reading and theory, the song possibilities are endless! I also can help the aspiring singer/guitar player to be able to both play and sing simultaneously.

About Rachel

Hello there! I'm Rachel C., a bass player and singer on the stage who also enjoys playing and teaching all stringed instruments. I have a degree from Bowling Green State University (Ohio) in Music Education. I've taught lessons for over 10 years and truly love working with eager students of all age

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Laura M.
Rachel was very patient at my first lesson which really relaxed me as I am a beginner beginner. She didn't skimp over the basics and was gracious with praise.
Peter W.
Charming and knowledgeable. Makes it easy for the student to understand.
Carolyn H.
Rachel is knowledgeable and so easy going. Really enjoying lessons.

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David E.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, English
  • Classical Guitar/Classical Piano/Jazz Guitar from University of Missouri, Kansas City
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David E.

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Comprehensive instruction includes an unique approach to fretboard symmetry, troubleshooting technique and musical blocks. Applied to multiple styles, including pop, rock, jazz, and classical.

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*Now also offering online lessons* Guitar David picked up the guitar when he moved from his hometown of Phoenix, Arizona in 2001 at the age of 19 and hasn't looked back since. 7 years and countless hours of practicing, performing and teaching later, David plays at multiple venues in the Kansa

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Jim F.
David is a good teacher.
Alex
The lessons have been going really well. Within just 3 lessons we’ve already noticed significant progress.
Tammy A.
David is awesome! I've learned so much from him already, after only a few lessons.
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Nicole C.

64 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master's from Dowling College
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Nicole C.

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During lessons, students will learn every aspect of guitar. Beginners will learn how to tune using multiple methods, string your guitar, reading guitar notation and tablatures. In-studio students can use acoustic/electric guitar and amp if needed.

About Nicole

Nicole began her musical journey on Long Island, New York when she began piano lessons at age five. While receiving training on piano, she joined her elementary school orchestra in the 3rd grade and quickly soared with violin. During this period, Nicole began learning music theory and the art of

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Cory H.
Nicole was awesome, She's really knowledgeable and worked with me at a pace that was good for me. I would recommend her to anyone.
Emilio T.
Our son is new to the bass guitar. Nicole has been so patient and kind. He is learning a lot. We couldn't be more appreciative of her services.
Kenneth C.
Nicole was very patient for a new and beginner, took her time and explained everything in detail outstanding job Nicole looking forward to my next lesson. KC/ USMC Retired.

Ian S.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ian S.

38 Reviews
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I have been playing guitar for 26 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 for almost 10 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. With 28 years of experience on the guitar and 32 years on piano, Ian has

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Xiaoqi
Ian is fantastic teacher. He was so patient with my toddler daughter. And when she became fuzzy during the class, Ian could be so creative to always come out with a way to calm her down and redirect her attention to other musical things. I would love him to be my daughter’s music teacher for as long as possible if I did not have to move.
laura R.
Ian is very knowledgeable and is great in explaining theory and great in demonstrating so you can understand.
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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Santa Barbara is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $17 and $276 per hour.
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"Keith has the patience of a Saint, he’s friendly and very knowledgeable about music skills. I’m glad I registered for these classes and I’d definitely recommend him to anyone!"
Jarek
Took Guitar lessons from Keith H.
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"Daniel is wonderful human being. He explains stuff in a simple way but makes it t interesting at the same time. Also with the tremendous amount of knowledge he has one can be sure to climb newer heights in their music learning journey. I am happy have found him. I strongly recommended him to anyone who is aiming at being professional guitarist"
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Took Guitar lessons from Daniel B.
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"Great teacher, with advanced knowledge and skill in his profession."
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Took Guitar lessons from Gregory V.
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"Mark was very patient, professional as well as being knowledgeable about the guitar. I was impressed with the way he presented the information of his learning technique. Marc knows music by notes as well as play by ear. I would recommend him to for anyone of all levels of experience that want to learn or enhance their level of guitar."
Juanyea
Took Guitar lessons from Marc M.
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Took Guitar lessons from Adam S.
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"Steven is a great teacher! He's flexible, and works well with all ages! He's teaching my 3 kids, drums, guitar and bass. He's very receptive and adjusts his lessons according to what my kids are interested in. For example one of my kids was learning notes, but then the other wanted to learn a specific song and he easily adjusted to focus on what each of them wanted to do to. My kids love him!"
Meg
Took Guitar lessons from Steven B.
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"I took jazz guitar for two years from Adam. He’s a great teacher and excellent musician. As a former “cowboy chords” guitarist, I jumped from 5 to about 15 chords in a few weeks. Adam is patient and lots of fun. I still catch some of his gigs when I’m back in NYC."
Paul
Took Guitar lessons from Adam M.
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"So far my son has been enjoying the classes. David seems to be a very good teacher and I would recommend him strongly. He interacts with the student very well."
Srini
Took Guitar lessons from David R.
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"My son absolutly loves his weekly lessons Al is great with him. He is ALWAYS on time, and makes the lessons fun and interesting for my 11 yr old."
Xavier
Took Guitar lessons from Al T.
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"Love Josh!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Joshua G.
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