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Sergei Z.

13 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Master Certificate in Guitar, from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sergei Z.

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As a Berklee College of Music alumnus, Sergei applies its curriculum, approaches, and techniques that proved their effectiveness regardless of an age and level of students. Also, Sergei has an extensive educational experience including teaching the Guitar Performance Techniques, and Style classes for British Irish Modern Music Institute in Berlin, Germany, and being enrolled in a post graduate certificate program in Learning and Teaching provided by University of Sussex, UK.

About Sergei

Sergei is a Berklee alumnus, guitar player, improviser, composer, and educator. Awarded a Berklee Online Celebrity Scholarship in the name of Steve Vai, he now serves as a Berklee mentor. Sergei is a leader of the Los Angeles jazz quartet, Deuces Wild Jazz. He has more than 10 years of experience a

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Auriell C.
Great teacher. He gets straight to the lessons and very patient and helpful. Looking forward to future lessons.
April H.
We couldn't be happier with Sergei. My 14 year old daughter has had an such a good experience with him over the past year and a half. She progressed well from day one. Plus he is easy going and a great personality for a teenager. I would highly recommend him as a teacher! Thanks Sergei for helping her to have such comfort with the guitar!
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Maxwell R.

North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $34
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Maxwell R.

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My focus is on playing by ear; as a seasoned session and touring musician with over 10 years of experience, the value of learning songs/techniques by ear is invaluable.

I take a holistic approach focused on your needs and interests, and am happy to focus on any style or approach be it songs, techniques, theory, or writing skills.

We can discuss your goals and make sure we cover them in our lessons!

I've played for artists such as Halsey, Kitten, and Meg Myers. I studied music in England at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) and Trinity College of Music in London.

About Maxwell

I'm a session and touring guitarist with over ten years of experience. I've established myself as a sought after multi-instrumentalist, performing and recording with artists such as Halsey, Kitten, EERA, Psychic Love, Katie Burden, Veronica Bianqui, and Meg Myers. Proficient in guitar, piano, bass

Stephen O.

19 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Outstanding Performance from UMass Amherst
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Stephen O.

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With over 4 years of teaching experience, 6 years of gigging and playing the guitar for 14 years, I have cultivated a unique approach to teaching the guitar. I take the time to listen to my students, hear their struggles and dreams and create a lesson plan that is truly individual. I've worked with beginners who've never touched a guitar to professionals looking to broaden their horizons, all ages too! I am a very professional, motivated and flexible teacher looking to help you learn the guitar!

About Stephen

Hi there! My name is Steve and I have my Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Performance for guitar. I've been playing the guitar for over 15 years now and have been teaching for over 5 years. I can play Jazz, Bluegrass, Rock, Pop, Fusion, Funk, Jam and Singer/Songwriter. Any of these genres I'm able

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Kamille
Steve is a great teacher! He is positive, patient, and professional. So glad we found him!
Henrique
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).
Shawna
Steve is a great instructor for my 6 year old daughter. She says, “he’s the best guitar teacher in the whole wide world because he understands what I want to do and he makes it fun for me.”

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Francois C.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks French, English
  • Bachelor of Music in Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Francois C.

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I am a professional guitarist, composer, and educator originally from Paris but now based in Boston, MA. I received a scholarship to Berklee College of Music and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Professional Music. I have studied with Mick Goodrick, Rick Peckham, Darren Barrett and many more. I have toured with jazz master Chris Cheek in 2017 and performing in renowned clubs such as at Dizzy's Club Cola in New York City and the Side Door in Old Lyme Inn.

About Francois

I am a very versatile guitar player and teacher. We can basically cover any topics you wish to learn more about. Here are some examples: -Fundamentals of guitar sound and technique -Pop/Funk type of guitar playing -Jazz Improvisation -Solo Transcription -Music Theory -Ear Training -Compos

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Franny C.
Francois is very talented & patient. It was a wonderful experience. I really got a lot out of the first class. Thank You
R Z.
Francois had planned a lesson according to what I expected. Great session and productive.

Benjamin K.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Bachelors of the Arts in Jazz Studies from Carnegie Mellon University
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Benjamin K.

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fingerpicking, classical, folk

About Benjamin

I grew up in Glenside moved to Pittsburgh for school and came back because I love it here...I've been playing for 17 years and have a smorgasbord of influences from Zeppelin to the Beatles to Phish to Radiohead to the dirty projectors to Jay Z to Kurt Rosenwinkel & John Scofield. I have been compos

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Mike
Fantastic teacher! Ben is very professional, knowledgeable and easy to learn from. Can't wait till I get back into town to get some more lessons.
john K.
Benjamin seemed knowledgeable and was very helpful.
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Lola M.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Music Therapy from NVCC
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lola M.

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Each lesson is tailored to fit each individual student. We will cover genres of music that's of interest to you, using music you enjoy most so learning the instrument will be fun. Even if you have experience playing acoustic guitar, I will be able to show you alternative strum patterns, useful techniques, tricks and short-cuts to make playing easier. I have a blast teaching and my students have fun learning!

About Lola

I have more than 30 years of musical experience. I’ve taught guitar, piano, bass, and theater in private schools, art schools and I’m currently teaching at Classic Axe Guitar Gallery in Gainesville, VA. I’ve taught over 250 students in all levels of experience, tailoring each lesson to fit each stu

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Harry C.
Wonderful experience. Very helpful
McKenzie
Can’t say enough about Mrs Lola ! My daughter Kenzie is learning so fast and is super excited about her lessons.
Martha M.
She is the worst tried calling her multiple times never answered only took my money doesn't want to return it or return my calls the worst !! Experience I have ever had.. My daughter was very excited and you made this very stressful gor her..

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Average Cost of Acoustic Guitar Lessons in Santa Monica, CA

The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Santa Monica 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 $300 per hour.
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"I’ve had several music teachers in the past & I personally have found Ben’s teaching style to be the most effective."
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"Joseph is a fantastic instructor! He's extremely talented, supportive and enthusiastic. It's been a pleasure learning from him."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Joseph R.
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"Mel is a great instructor"
Kevin
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Mel P.
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"I've been taking acoustic guitar lessons with Jimmy for a year and a half. When I started with Jimmy, I had no music theory background... none. I know I still have a lot more to learn, but now I am familiar with concepts including modes, constructing the diatonic major scale, sharps and flats, the circle of fourths and fifths... the list goes on. Jimmy has even guided me through transposing a chord progression. I could go on, but to summarize, because of Jimmy's teaching style, willingness to answer questions, and music knowledge, I now know a lot about how music works. :-)"
Anne
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James R.
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"So far so good 🙂 We are happy campers"
Parker
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tanesha M.
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"I’ve been taking lessons from Greg on and off for about 7 years and I feel blessed to have had that time with him. He teaches from the heart and truly wants his students to succeed. What Greg does that means the most to me is that he actually believes in me and convinced me of my potential. Greg has been a big part in my life and has been a huge support in helping me with my music career. I’d rate him more than 5 stars if I could!"
Caroline
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"great class had lots of fun learning new songs"
Francs
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Andrea is a qualified musician and an incredible teacher! It’s always a pleasure to take his lessons.
He is very patient and he is able to explain very well the rudiments of guitar!
ABSOLUTELY RECOMMENDED!"
Gaia D.
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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