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Ahmad G.

208 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Masters in Music & Audio Production from San Francisco State University
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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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Lydia
HIGHLY RECOMMEND! Ahmad is a wonderful teacher! He gives you the why when he teaches you something new which is very helpful. I enjoy our lessons very much and know I am learning faster than I normally would because of him.
He also gave me great advice when buying a guitar and helped me pick one out.
Brad
Ahmad has been fantastic. I'm an experienced player and he still introduces me to new ideas and ways of thinking about the guitar and music in general. His lessons have reinvigorated my passion for playing and for songwriting. I definitely recommend him.
Mike S.
I have been playing off and on for a couple of years. I took a couple of lessons and didn't gain much. I was provided with some tablature and some audio files with just a minor amount of instruction. The music provided was very simple and I didn't feel like he tried to get to know where i was at and what abilities were.

Jennifer P.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1999
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Jennifer P.

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Classical is where I started and where I find my deepest emotions. Get lost in this beautiful instrument.

About Jennifer

My name is Jen P. and I have an extensive amount of education and experience within the music industry. In addition to Take Lessons students I also am an instructor at Bach to Rock music school. I attended Minnesota State University for guitar performance and music industry. My experience include

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Jia N.
It was a wonderful experience with The teacher. She was very patient and very thorough with me. I am really very happy to find her.
Shani S.
Jennifer was able to adjust the lesson to fit me and my style of learning. I had already did a bit of guitar lessons already but Jennifer was able to build on what I already knew.
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Ruben D.

30 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks english
  • Music Education from UTEP
  • Teaching since 2003
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Ruben D.

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Reading Treble staff, chord shapes, improvisation, finger technique and composition.

About Ruben

Over the course of my musical career, I have had the opportunity to learn from many musicians. From University Professors to Street Corner Musicians, I have gathered much knowledge on how to play music. Applying that knowledge to my guitar playing has opened up many doors of opportunity and has ma

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Nalani
My daughters first online lessons and a wonderful experience! Ruben is very engaging, friendly and knowledgeable. He is easy to contact, accommodating and quick to respond to questions. Would highly recommend!
Kevin and Ella M.
My 9-year-old daughter and 11-year-old son have been taking uke lessons for 3 weeks now and they really enjoy Ruben's style of teaching; so do we. He provides a great combination of making it fun while also really teaching them the foundations of music. They are already reading and writing some music and they enjoy doing their music homework. Most important, they are having fun at the lessons and while practicing at home.
Mike Markie
Great fun, well done. Excellent teacher!

Exceeded expectations

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Lars R.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $24
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 12 to 65
  • Teaching since 2003
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Lars R.

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The traditional school of Tárrega and Segovia will be expanded with my lessons. I cover five-finger techniques, explorations of sonority (think Julian Bream and beyond), and what have often been called special techniques (percussion, harmonics, golpes . . . ). Traditional repertoire as well as original composition and improvisation will be covered.

About Lars

I began to teach guitar at 16 years of age. I have taught seven- to 60-year-old students in a wide variety of styles. I studied jazz guitar primarily with Randy Vincent, one of the San Francisco Bay Area's greatest guitar players, and continue to broaden my horizons under the guidance of Matthew Gr

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Abhi D.
Lars is an awesome instructor. Very knowledgeable and also very articulate with his instructions. I highly recommend him. I am an absolute beginner and yet he was able to share so much in the very first lesson itself! He also makes learning fun.
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very good!
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Very focused lesson

Jason F.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jason F.

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Classical guitar is warm, rich, and beautifully complex. It is a self-contained artform which needs no accompaniment. Classical guitar music is instantly gratifying, even at the beginner level. To unlock your highest potential, I'll help you learn proper picking as well as fret hand technique, sight reading, music theory, and fretboard logic. We will also study and learn chord voicings, voice leading, ear training, and sight-singing.

My teaching style is friendly, patient, and inclusive. I believe in a well rounded teaching approach through reading, as well as learning to play by ear.
I prefer to use these books for reading and developing good technique:

Aaron Shearer Classic Guitar Method vol. 1 and 2
Classical Guitar Duets: Charles Duncan
Franz Wohlfahrt Violin Etudes: 60 Studies
Frederick Noad Classical Guitar Technique, vol. 1 and 2
Matteo Carcassi: 25 Melodic And Progressive Studies
Andres Segovia: Twenty Studies For Guitar
Giuliani's 120 Studies For Right ...

About Jason

Hi, I'm Jason. I've been teaching and performing as a full time career for 23 years. During that time, I've developed a diverse, flexible approach to teaching that is customized to the needs and interests of each of my students. I'll help you set up musical goals, and then use your preferred lea

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Jeegar P.
Jason is a fantastic teacher and really easy to work with. We focused on fundamentals and understanding the fret board. This was a new approach for me as he weeded out bad habits and taught me proper form. It took a month or so, but when i was able to develop an ease with the fret board and spacial awareness with my strumming hand, I was able to navigate the guitar with so much more confidence.

Highly recommend working with Jason as he is patient and wants you to become a strong musician instead of learning a few songs really well. Also, he is upbeat and provides good feedback so you continue to develop and grow.
Brenden
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.
Tanna
He is really patient and kind, and he got playing songs in days.

David N.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. Music from University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Teaching since 2008
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David N.

6 Reviews
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I will help you learn Classical Guitar technique. I incorporate music theory and musicianship into the lessons.

About David

David N is a composer and guitarist in Los Angeles, CA. He has been teaching private lessons since 2008 and is currently available to teach lessons online. David is currently pursuing an M.M. in composition at Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at California State University, Long Beach. He attended

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Spencer
David is patient and keeps my young son focused and interested.
Baron G.
David is an awesome teacher! I really liked the way he explained things to me in Logic Pro X, pulling from his years of music composition studies. He was able to explain different concepts to me in a clear and concise way. He also made sure to answer all my questions no matter how many times I interrupted him while he was trying to explain something. He also has his own car and made it very convenient for me to not have to travel and deal with traffic. He always responded to my text messages in a timely manner and I am definitely going to take more lessons with him in the future.
Dino M.
David is well versed in music theory, Logic Pro X and Ableton Live. He was able to help me complete all my assignments and walk me through all sorts of useful functions and key commands in both DAWs. He was able to explain the theory as well as the technical aspects of my classwork. He also communicates very clearly and patiently and answered all my questions. He kept everything professional and also promptly responded to all my texts and e-mails in an expedient manner. Lastly, he always showed up on time or a little bit early and made efficient use of our time together. Would highly recommend and am still taking lessons from David.

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The average cost of 60-minute classical guitar lessons in Saratoga is $65. 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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Took Classical Guitar lessons from Grant H.
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"HE IS HONESTLY AWESOME!! AND MY SON LIKES HIM A LOT. :)"
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Took Classical Guitar lessons from Omar G.
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Whatever you need in the six string, guitar arena - Marc delivers! From rock to classical; from insights on music theory to quick and easy/just play around the camp fire type chords. Whatever level of interest you have, genre or style you want to play, Marc is the teacher you are looking for!"
Amy
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Marc M.
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"I couldn't have asked for a better teacher!

Blake Clifford goes beyond the 'call of duty' & really takes the time to make sure that his students receive exactly what they need. The teaching environment is comfortable & relaxed with all of the professional resources you would expect & more.

With Blake Clifford you get real professional training - he knows what he's talking about, & he gets straight to the point. In just the little time that I've been taking classical guitar with Blake, I've learned so much. He teaches skills that you can actually apply - it's not just a bunch of theory, and that helps me out a lot by getting to the real 'meat' of the training fast.

I highly recommend Blake Clifford to anyone who is absolutely serious about improving their musicianship & getting over stubborn plateaus."
Gavin
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Blake C.
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"Seth is very talented and explains things in simple ways that are easy to understand. I am so glad to have found him!"
Pauline Eadie
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Seth D.
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"Jon is AWESOME! His patient yet enthusiastic demeanor made my 9yr old look forward to her lessons, and really enjoy learning! I plan to continue with him as long as her interest holds!!!!"
Katie
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jon A.
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"Great Person....fantastic musican....as a soloist and in the band....the best guitarist i know...especially in the classical and latin amercan skills... a teacher with best pedagogical skills...
Honestly "the best you can get""
Hans
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Juan Pablo O.
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"Very patient easygoing and challenged student my granddaughter love everything"
Delilah
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Alexios A.
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"My main regret is that I did not start with him when I was much younger!

I have had the pleasure of lessons from Jesse Horner for two years. I started when I was 73 years old and never had any music training before, so I started from scratch. Jesse has been great in guiding me in the direction I seemed to want to go. With almost 40 years experience, I think Jesse has experience and knowledge of every aspect of music theory, guitars and guitar playing(also Ukuleles). He makes the lessons enjoyable and is very flexible and understanding in his teaching process. My main regret is that I did not start with him when I was much younger!

elgie"
Jesse
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jesse H.
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"1st Lesson

My 1st lesson with Jason was very relaxed & professional. I learned more in 45 minutes than the last 5 months on my own in regards to reading music, rhythm, timing and playing the notes on the staff. He is very patient and knowledgeable. His diversity in music provides an understanding of where you are at and where you want to go with music. I look forward to my next lesson with Jason.

Ole !"
Ernest
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jason J.
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