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Judy G.

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San Mateo, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students Male: 8 and up; Female: 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BS Radio & TV Broadcasting from San Francisco State University
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Judy G.

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Greetings!
I've been playing guitar for 40 years, teaching guitar for over 15 years. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to tune the instrument and play easy songs.

My lessons tailored to the student. We’ll create a Lesson plan with goals and a have live performance opportunity quarterly.

I typically use Hal Leonard books, as well as various other books and songs. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels. I can't wait to meet you!

About Judy

Greetings! Thanks for checking out my lessons. My name is Judy aka Groovy Judy. I'm a guitarist, singer, songwriter and performer. I've been playing guitar for 40 years and teaching private and group lessons for 16 years. I teach guitar, ukulele, beginning electric bass, beginning piano and songwr

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Judy was very supportive, cheerful, and kind.
Molly
She's a good teacher . She also put up with me not knowing anything well.
Rodger R.
Started with some basics and built on that. Was very helpful in showing me tuning, proper hand positioning, and how to improve my fingering (those pesky notes). Got a lot for the first class and enough homework to keep me busy! Will be meeting again next week.

Peter C.

Livermore, CA
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
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Peter C.

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Music has been my passion since I was 10 years old. I didn't have any real instruments at first, so, I built my own out of coffee cans, ice cream containers and of course: a rubber band shoebox guitar! It might sound funny, but, I believe these early days of trying to create music using my "homemade symphony," forced me to really get to the core of sound and expression without the pre-set curriculum of traditional music study. Early on, I learned a few fundamental concepts of music theory that would forever change how I learned, as well as how I taught music to others. I believe these concepts set a foundation that allowed me to understand music and grow much faster - including learning multiple instruments.

And yes, I eventually acquired a real guitar and went on to study music and computers at the University of California and I currently compose music for TV and film in my own studio. I have taught guitar, bass, piano, drums, theory, composition and recording production to ...

About Peter

I currently compose music for TV, film and other digital media in my own recording studio. Prior to that, I spent about 25 years playing guitar, piano, bass and drums in bands and as a studio musician. At school I studied classical music (theory and composition) as well as orchestration and compute

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Christopher M.

Hayward, CA
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Outstanding Musicianship from Chabot College Jazz Festival
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Christopher M.

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I am able to adapt to every student in order to effectively communicate musical concepts and practice techniques no matter what level the student is at. All of this is essential in order for a student to find themselves through music.

About Christopher

Christopher Main is a guitarist/composer/educator based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Christopher earned a Bachelor of music degree in Jazz Studies from San Jose State University where he studied under some great local musicians such as Rick Vandivier, Aaron Lington, John Shifflett and Frank Sumar

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Jarred G.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Diploma from Noble High School
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Jarred G.

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Enthusiastic guitar teacher who is open to teaching all ages and skill levels! Within the first few lessons I'll teach you the basics of acoustic guitar and then over time you'll be learning your favorite songs! I base my lessons around what students want to learn, while still administering things like good technique. I specialize in acoustic blues, country, folk, gypsy jazz and more... I'm familiar with using Hal Leonard books, or I can just teach you to learn by ear. So let's break out the guitars and get started!

About Jarred

Jarred Garneau started playing guitar at 13 years old. Initially inspired by mainstream rock bands that peak most young guitarists interest, Jarred wanted to pick up a real guitar instead of opting for Guitar Hero like most kids his age at the time. After starting private guitar lessons and reveali

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Ed
Effectively teaches various styles and great to work with.
Kelly
Jarred is amazing. I am a beginner and he has the patience of Job. I started literally at never having touched a guitar. I highly recommend him for any level.
Dan M.
Great 1st lesson with Jarred.

Audrey S.

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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Audrey S.

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Hi! My name is Audrey Staffa, I am currently studying at Belmont University in Nashville Tennessee, majoring in Audio Engineering Technology with a minor in music business. I work as a bass session player up there and occasionally guitar. I am currently back home in Austin at the moment.
I went to a high school that is only one of three high schools in the country that has a popular music program. I know everything from Patsy Cline to Led Zepplin to The Temptations, as well as most pop hits today.

About Audrey

Hi! My name is Audrey, I'm an Austin local . I'm currently studying audio engineering. I've been playing guitar for 7 years and bass for 6 years. I know everything from Johnny Cash to Van Halen to most modern music. I've been in several bands, and also have experience in songwriting.

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David S.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Awarded Music Department Award 2003 from Salisbury University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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David S.

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David enjoys teaching students from all different backgrounds and levels of proficiency. Whether you are just starting out or a virtuoso shredder in the making, he is happy to teach you! Over all, he is fairly laid back, as long as you practice. He usually combines work with reading off of the treble clef (what he likens to "eating your vegetables." You may not want to do it, but it will make you a healthier musician!) with learning more popular songs (or songs the student says they would like to learn) through tablature and chord charts, depending on the style of the song.

David is also very pro music theory. He usually incorporates music theory into the curriculum in conjunction with the material already being discussed. He is also very knowledgeable about composition/songwriting, and if the student is interested in learning more about this area, he is happy to share what he knows!

About David

David is a successful singer/songwriter/guitarist out of Fairfax, VA. He has a bachelor's degree in Music with a concentration in composition from Salisbury University, where he also studied jazz and classical guitar . In the 25 years he has been performing (20 of those professionally) and playin

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Average Cost of Acoustic Guitar Lessons in Santa Clara, CA

The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Santa Clara is $67. 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've been going to Jason for a few months now and I have significantly improved my playing ability and increased my music knowledge. Lessons are tailored to what I want to learn and there has been noticeable improvement even over a short period of time."
Brenden
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jason F.
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"Jordan has been a wonderful teacher for our 9-year-old. He is so patient and encouraging. She tried piano, but hated to practice. However, Jordan gives her fun songs so that she wants to practice. She loves it!"
Karen
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"Kirk worked with my daughter, who is eleven, for a little over a year. He was always friendly and professional and made the lessons fun for her. He was great at balancing my daughter's free spirit with structure and discipline. He really brought out the best in her and she looked forward to her lessons from week to week. We are both very sad that Kirk has to move, but want to make sure that everyone knows how wonderful he is!! I would highly recommend Kirk to anyone looking for a guitar instructor."
Angie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kirk R.
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"I've had my first class with Tim and he was very detailed and patient. He went over the basics of the guitar with me and made sure I was clear every step of the way. Good experience so far. Looking forward to the next lessons."
Nimota
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tim B.
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"Daniel is very knowledgeable and kind. He understands student's strength and weakness and also the areas to focus on. I am a beginner and have self learned on and off for a few years. Daniel teaches progressiveIy and I throughly enjoyed my first session with him!"
Girish Shahdadpuri
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Daniel E.
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"I have been taking lessons with Jimmy for 3 months now and have learned so much in that time. I was excited to learn the acoustic guitar, but a bit nervous since I have never taken any type of musical lesson or have ever had any success with learning an instrument. Jimmy's patience and fun personality put me at ease right away. I am an elementary teacher of over 20 years, so I could tell that I had made the right choice in coming to Jimmy for lessons. Jimmy takes the time to teach music theory, which I appreciate, and answers any questions that have. He is a very dedicated musician whose experience and knowledge become apparent as he teaches his students, and when you view his studio. He is very reliable, always getting back to me quickly when I correspond with him. If I have had to change lesson days due to weather or family commitments, he is always understanding and flexible. I highly recommend him to other perspective students and look forward to growing as a musician with him as my teacher!"
Tim
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James R.
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"Tomas will know how to convince you that learning how to play the guitar is the best decision you have ever made. His life stories shine through the pieces that he will take the time to play for you and they will leave you with chills.
He is a very patient and dedicated instructor, who will always make you feel confident and listened to.
He will teach you many things, not only as an instructor, but also as a very generous and kind human being."
Julie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tomas B.
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"Explained instructions in detail. Encouraging and patience very pleased ."
Dan
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tim B.
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"Great experience!!!!"
Sierra
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jason M.
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"Kimberly is a gifted and accomplished musician with technical knowledge and experience which is evident in her teaching style. She quickly assessed my skill level and adjusted my lessons to build on what I already knew and in a few short weeks has helped me make significant progress. She's very patient, observant, and extremely helpful with all types of students--from beginner to advanced. I look forward each week to my lessons with Kimberly."
Les
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kimberly A.
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