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Ahmad G.

177 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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.

I find a student's strengths and weaknesses using various ways to encourage each student. I am very patient, ...

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 wit

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Jimmy L
I took several guitar classes with Ahmad a while back - he is an excellent instructor and very personable. He was more concerned with teaching me how to play the guitar rather than trying to get me to pay for more sessions. I still have his very helpful teaching notes!

In addition to the actual instruction, he also had great advice on what to or not to buy - I am an expert at the violin (this is not like an Asian thing but I had insisted to learn it) but was a complete novice with the guitar. It also helps that he is a bonafide musician in an actual band - I attended one of his concerts, which was very enjoyable, but had to leave before I could talk to him.
Uma
Ahmad is an amazing teacher. My daughter took guitar from him for over a year and she progressed quickly both in skill level with guitar, but also in confidence and social skills. My daughter has some issues relating to other people, including some speech issues, and I was upfront with Ahmad about this before signing her up. He was amazing the whole way. Always positive and always a great communicator both in person and via email.
Ronald
I love Guitar Lessons with Ahmad. Going on my second year of guitar lessons with Ahmad. Great atmosphere and great teacher.

Judy G.

14 Reviews
San Mateo, CA
Starting at $50
  • BS Radio & TV Broadcasting from San Francisco State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
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Judy G.

14 Reviews
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Greetings!
I've been playing guitar for 40 years, teaching guitar for over 15 years. I also am the leader, songwriter, rhythm & lead guitarist of my own band.

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 opportunities 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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Austin
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.

Luis B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English & Spanish
  • Associates of Science from St. Petersburg College.
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Luis B.

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Practical but professional.
I teach in a way that any student can connect with the composer/musician inside them via practical knowledge.

About Luis

I am passionate about the Guitar, because I believe in the power of music and the positive effect it can have in one’s life- picture me as a guide for your own guitar journey. Allow me to help you find your direction, help you define goals, and hold you accountable. I want to help enhance you

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Nicolas D.
Great first contact! Looking forward to next lessons
Wanda V.
Elem was a very talented young man. I felt he took an interest right away and made me feel comfortable. He was well prepared and was able to evaluate my skill level and put a plan together to help me in my progress. All in all, I was really happy. I'm looking forward to our next lesson.
Donald Cosper
Patience with me.

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Sam G.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Fellow from Thomas J. Watson Foundation
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Sam G.

3 Reviews
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I have been playing electric guitar professionally for over 12 years now, and am fluent in many styles. I can help my students to develop tone, technique, language and better feel. My students can expect to develop a sound foundation in guitar, that will also be supplemented by theory as needed in an accessible way.

About Sam

Hi there! My name is Sam, I've been teaching music for close to 10 years now and have a great passion for helping my students realize their musical dreams. I tailor my lessons to the skills and objectives of each individual student, with the goal of developing their own unique musical voice. I h

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Ari
Sam is a wonderful, patient teacher who will meet you on your level and mould his lessons to your interests! It’s always a pleasure to have a lesson with Sam.
Jonny
I first met Sam in Brazil a couple of years ago and recently contacted him for online lessons as I was looking to go further in exploring folk guitar techniques. Sam's lessons are the perfect balance for me between technical proficiency and learning new skills in a way that he makes intuitive to follow, and also conceptual approaches to the instrument which have made a big difference in the way I play. A combination of these two factors and Sam's down-to-earth and encouraging energy have made the lessons motivating for me. I always finish the lessons inspired and wanting to play and come up with new ideas! Organisation-wise and on the technical side of things, it's been very straightforward on Zoom. I thoroughly recommend Sam's lessons!
Izzy
He's an innovative teacher who's very good at enhancing your strengths and going from there. Whether it's songwriting, guitar, or other things, he makes me feel confident about what I'm doing well and then helps improve where I need to improve. He's also very patient and egoless.

Dennis O.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Awarded Best Southern Rock Band from Maxima Distorzion
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Dennis O.

9 Reviews
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The guitar course covers entry-level through advanced students. Picking techniques, tablature and sheet music explanation, chord theory, scales and modes (using the Greek Mode System) are just a few of the subjects covered.

About Dennis

Dennis O'Toole Guitar Instruction is a Denison, TX based proprietor founded in 1995. It all began as a 'favor' for a few friends by helping them learn the theory portion of playing guitar. Once word began to spread, Dennis O'Toole Guitar Instruction was officially born. The main focus of the priva

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Justin
Dennis O'Toole Guitar Instruction displays excellence overall. Professionalism and responsiveness are provided to students. He is punctual, on top of his business, a great communicator and easy to work with. A highly sought after work ethic is found from Dennis O'Toole. He knows how to cultivate the best on a student-to-student basis. Dennis is knowledgeable of classic and modern techniques. His knowledge of music is both broad and deep as he grounds students in theory and solid musicianship. Application of the student's knowledge is well guided and honed with Dennis. The student will be provided excellent potential for growth and expansion under the teaching of Dennis. Top grade value is given from Dennis O'Toole Guitar Instruction
Yanett
Excellent, my son loves the way he teaches
Carl
I encountered Mr O. looking for a guitar instructor formy grand daughter and found not only a talented musician,but a gifted instructor as well. My grand daughter is motivated and enjoys practicing, and I am enjoying the fruit of his labor.
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Joshua S.

3 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from Belmont University
  • Teaching since 2011
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Joshua S.

3 Reviews
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I am a technique-focused teacher insofar as making sure any student of mine is avoiding bad and sometimes unhealthy habits in their playing. I do, however, try to find fun ways to work on technique, with the end goal being playing repertoire that is fun for the student. I believe technical exercises have their place in learning any instrument, but that it's important to spend the majority of your practice time on material which is ultimately enjoyable to play.

I do have certain sets of books I like to follow depending on the student's interests, but I am always happy to tweak the lesson plan to fit the student's needs.

About Joshua

Hi there! My name is Josh, and I'd love to be your guitar teacher! I've been playing guitar since I was eight, starting out playing rock and roll, then focusing on classical training for my college career. In both undergraduate and graduate school, I studied classical composition as a classical gui

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Andrea
My son Jake wanted to learn some Boston songs that my husband always plays, and Josh was the perfect teacher for him! Jake had been playing 2 years when we found Josh. I was impressed by his ability to make stuff like technique and scales fun for students. Highly recommend!
Scott
My middle son took an interest in classical guitar and Josh was perfect to get him going. We bought the books recommended by Josh which gave my son the basics. Josh follows the pace of the student and was flexible when teaching from books.
Julie
I wanted to learn more than just the basic chords and Josh was a great teacher! He explains things in a way that's easy to understand. I took guitar lessons when I was little and he helped me to build on what I already knew. He also encouraged me to pick songs I wanted to learn rather than stick to a book. Scheduling was easy and he's really responsive to messages.

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Average Cost of Electric Guitar Lessons in Santa Clara, CA

The average cost of 60-minute electric guitar lessons in Santa Clara is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $276 per hour.
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"I have been taking lessons with Halec for a few months and I see a lot of progress in my playing. He's patient and makes the lesson fun!"
Osman
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Halec S.
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"Greg really helped me get started with my love of the electric guitar. He introduced me to a lot of tools and ideas to help me continue on in my crazy busy life. Definitely recommend him for a student at any level."
Andrea
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Noah was very personable, knowledgable and helpful. I am looking forward to more lessons with him."
Rick
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Noah D.
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"Eric is an awsome teacher. I have been with him a little over a year and have learned so much. Eventhough it is online, it is just like he is right there with you"
Thomas
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"As someone who has played guitar for over ten years and taken lessons from several other accomplished guitar teachers, I can safely say that Ahmad is the best guitar teacher I've taken lessons from.

He determines what you hope to take away from the lessons and what your goals are as a player and is very dedicated to finding a way to get you there that is both educational and enjoyable. His instruction is very flexible and has no hesitation dropping one exercise and focusing more on styles of learning that are suitable for you as a student.

For someone who has been playing for a long time he was quickly able to open up a whole new set of possibilities and refresh the instrument for me as well as better my understanding of music harmony and melody in general."
Harry
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"I take lessons from Dmitry to improve my chops and advance my skill as a guitarist. If you want to improve on your licks, composition skills or just starting to learn the instrument, Dmitry will help you advance your skill through a custom curriculum designed for your level and your goals."
Alex
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Dmitry C.
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"Greg works very well with both beginners and experienced players to help them become the musician they strive to be"
Carsen
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Dave is an amazing guitar instructor! He teaches me theory and scales, but connects that to learning fun songs. He has always had great recommendations for which songs to learn next and also takes my suggestions to make sure that I am playing songs I enjoy. I always look forward to my lessons and have progressed a lot since he started teaching me."
Katie
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Dave B.
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"Our teenage son connected with Jered right away, and it was an excellent first lesson. Aaparrently our son learned so much more in one private face to face lesson than online classes he's been doing for a month. ( This isn't online private/group lesson, it's a class with video lectures and exercises). Would definitely continue."
Aidan
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Jered J.
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"Stellar. Sergei knows his stuff, is good at figuring out quickly where you are and helping you see a path forward. Super patient and skilled at what he does. Recommended for jazz, blues, improv and the basics."
Rob
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Sergei Z.
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