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Kellen H.

6 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $45
  • Bachelor of Music- Jazz Studies from William Paterson University
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kellen H.

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I have been teaching guitar for 10 years. I specialize in working with beginners, and love to work with children. Whatever style of music you enjoy, I want you to start learning songs right away and having fun. Then we can see how those songs are built, learning musiv theory to broaden your musical horizons.

About Kellen

I believe this is a great time to be a musician. I have come of age as a musician in a time when music making and the music industry have shifted dramatically. There are many positives in this shift, with new oppurtinites opening up for musicians. I also see these changes not being addressed in

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Sylvia
Great teacher! Kellen has made me really excited about the guitar again.
Jon
Kellen is a great instructor. He explains musical ideas in an way that I qet quickly. I'll show him a song and he'll pick it up and teach it to me right away. I would definitely recommend him!
Susan
I had been playing guitar for a while, mostly learning songs and chord changes on my own. I wanted to take lessons to work on composing my own songs, and this is where Kellen really helped me. He had a lot of ideas and suggestions that were really helpful in trying to create a unique composing style. He's a trained musician, and it shows when he helps me with music theory and exposing me to lots of different styles of music.

Bob F.

Tujunga, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1979
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Bob F.

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All styles, all levels from classical to electric to acoustic steel string.

About Bob

Greetings fellow music lovers. I am a lifetime music teacher and learner and would love to help you on your musical path

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Rodrigo R.

19 Reviews
Long Beach, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded Music Faculty Scholarship from El Camino College, Torrance CA
  • Teaching since 1986
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Rodrigo R.

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Classical, fingerpicking and Latinoamerican rhythms.

About Rodrigo

With an associates degree from El Camino, and lots of musical studies in Mexico, I have been fortunate to tour through the States and through my country. My lessons include real working tips for the real life, keeping it fun as the material is created for your specific needs. I am a multi-instrumen

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Mariano S.
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Cassidy
Rodrigo is an excellent instructor! He explains everything thoroughly and makes the accordion less intimidating to play.
Barbara Judd
I have been taking accordion lessons from Rodrigo for about 6 months. I had never been successful playing a couple of instruments from long ago. I have now made great progress from Rodrigo's instructions. He helps me understand music theory, reading music, simplifying music, and how to charge my musical working memory. I have long been a collector of music. This is the first time I've felt progress and success.

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Benjamin M.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • Awarded one of 48 Artists selected to be nominated for the Grammies from the Grammys
  • Teaches students 7 to 70
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Benjamin M.

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I teach both Acoustic and Electric Guitar. I am also well-versed in the experimental range of Prepared Guitar, use of Electronic Effects and unique approaches in Improvisation - both Standard and Experimental. I can teach using a pick, fingers, eBow, feedback etc. I can also teach Music Theory, Harmony and 12-tone Composition. Creativity and Learning by Ear is Encouraged.

About Benjamin

Hello Future Students! Whether you want to pursue a Musical Career or simply learn how to Play your Favorite Tunes for friends and family, I am here as your Teacher and Guide. Until the current pandemic is properly assessed, I teach only through the use of Skype or Zoom. Originally from

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Bryan P.
Excellent instructor and a way cool guy. My first lesson was really informative, with so many helpful tips and techniques. Ben is a friendly, patient teacher, and I am looking forward to my next lesson!
Charlie and Cindy
We had our first saxophone lesson with Benjamin today and it was excellent! He is clearly a master that can assess a student’s skill level and adapt the lesson to suit their needs. He is just what we needed :)
Bryan K.
30 lessons for my high school son with Ben. Excellent teacher. Always on time. Very professional. Baritone Sax. Highly recomend. Will be getting more lessons with Ben.

Vir M.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • B.A. Geography from U.C. Berkeley
  • Awarded Best Bay Area World Music Band from S.F. Weekley
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Vir M.

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I have been playing guitar for over 30 years. I have taught music for over 15. I love teaching guitar and can help you achieve your goals.

About Vir

I am a graduate of U.C. Berkeley.;I have been teaching and performing music for over 15 years. I have toured the United States and other countries playing many types of music. I play Guitar and Bass, Drums, Keys and Sing   I teach in a fun style that emphasizes the students creativity.  Styles rang

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Karen T.
Although I only had 1 lesson with him so far, I can say he's a very good teacher and I had fun.
caroline S.
Vir is a gifted teacher. He has taught my son guitar for more than a year. He meets my son where ever he's at in his practice, attention and interests with calm, skilled focus and intention . Vir's background as performing musician infuses his teaching with an enthusiasm and creativity of practicing his teaching. We are truly grateful for Vir.
Alexander S.
A Guru

Vir is beyond your typical vocal coach. He was a huge help on things like pitch accuracy and phrasing, but more than anything, his focus on getting me to tap into and harness my inner power has already paid huge dividends in my recordings and performances. Further, Vir is an amazing person to know and his home-studio in Berkeley is magnificent!
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Stephen C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Stephen C.

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I have been playing guitar for over 30 years—since 1987—and I'm ready to pass my knowledge and experience along to you. I teach all ages, all levels, and all styles (but my specialties are rock and blues). I am a member of Mu Phi Epsilon, the international professional music fraternity, having been initiated in 1998 at Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas, while I was attending their music education program.

I'm based in Marietta/East Cobb (just outside of Atlanta), but I'm proud to offer lessons to almost anywhere* that the internet and your computer can reach.

About Stephen

There are LOTS of guitar teachers online...believe me, I know! But I feel confident that you'll find that I am the best deal, and I also offer the most "extras"—not to mention that students will learn more under the guidance of an experienced, seasoned musician and teacher like me; I've played hund

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Santa Monica, CA

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Santa Monica is $63. 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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Took Guitar lessons from John B.
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"I've never played Guitar before and since trying to play, I have met so many teachers, none of them really helped and were impatient, but having had Billy as my instructor, I have picked it up so quickly. Its only been a few weeks and I'm playing my favourite tunes. I highly, highly recommend! Very sweet and patient teacher, i'm still taking lessons with him :)"
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Took Guitar lessons from Billy D.
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"What can I say about Eric other than his the best Guitar teacher ever. He spots your weaknesses and fill in those blanks and all while learning to play songs you love. His method is much more intuitive than a classroom environment. Because of him my progression was fast and I can play a lot of songs and I have a deeper understanding of what it takes to play.

If your looking to start your journey on becoming a rock god you can't go wrong with him."
Derrek
Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"I really enjoy learning guitar with Robert, I've been playing for a two years and a couple of months. He really motivates you to keep trying and play a music piece until it sounds great. He's patient and easy going and it's great and fun to learn guitar alongside Robert"
Katherine
Took Guitar lessons from Robert H.
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"Concetta is a very talented instructor. She is easy to follow and quite patient. I'm so grateful for choosing her are my teacher. You can't do better!"
Kim
Took Guitar lessons from Concetta A.
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"Great Instructor! I have really gained a lot from the sessions."
Rahsaan
Took Guitar lessons from Omar W.
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"Wow! She is the instructor I was looking for. It's hard to find a guitar teacher that knows music theory and knows how to relate it to playing jazz guitar improvisations which I'm trying to master."
Gary
Took Guitar lessons from Rebecca F.
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"I started playing guitar at age 10 but had let it go over the past couple decades. Eager to re-learn the instrument, I recently started taking lessons with Jonah Rosenthal and he's fantastic. Exactly the kind of teacher I was looking for - thorough, creative, encouraging, and most important - patient. I can't recommend him highly enough, for someone just starting out on the guitar or a lapsed player like me."
David
Took Guitar lessons from Jonah R.
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"Great first meeting with Adam! He clearly reviewed what the lessons would look like, progression, goals, etc. I look forward to our future lessons."
Maureen
Took Guitar lessons from Adam K.
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"very helpful and understanding looking forward to more!"
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