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Ahmad G.

178 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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Katy
Ahmad offers great lesson that make it easy for me to have my children learning a lifelong skill while they're having fun. The environment is fun and encouraging there which makes me feel confident that my kids are being taught well. I've even heard from friends that their teachers are handling the online lessons really well!
Kristina
Ahmad has been great for my daughter who loves the guitar. He has great teaching experience and really help my daughter learn the music. She is definitely developing her own style now!
Danny B.
Ahmad is awesome! I've been taking guitar lessons for a few years and Ahmad is a real musician teaching you how to play real music. No matter what style I've been interested in he've helped me learn it.
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Henry A.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Bachelor of Music in Classical Guitar Performance from Northeastern Illinois University
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Henry A.

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Tone, phrasing, and technique are what make up the bulk of the practice we will do.
My favorite composers I like to play are Bach, Andrew York, M. Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mauro Giuliani, and Fernando Sor, but the door is always open to any repertoire you would like to bring in.

About Henry

Henry is a guitarist who is an active performer and teacher in Chicago. He has played with Grammy winning musicians, popular wedding/corporate bands, local independent artists, award winning musicals, and played many solo guitar concerts for restaurants and private events. Henry plays and teaches

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Tom
Henry was patient and wanted to clearly understand what level I was at before deciding what I should start working on. Enjoyed the lesson.
Liza
Great knowledge of the guitar and musical theory. Henry has the holistic approach to guitar that I was looking for.
Jason S.
Love working with him he’s helped me improve greatly in just my first five lessons and makes it fun to learn.
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Phillip Z.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • I am currently in a doctorate program, my primary emphasis is classical guitar performance. from Arizona State University
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Phillip Z.

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Classical guitar students start with five subjects.

1) Technique is concerned with the development of the physical mechanics involved in playing the instrument.

2) Scales are a part of basic music vocabulary and building blocks of the musical language.

3) Chords are also basic vocabulary of the musical language.

4) Note reading is not required for every student. It really depends on the students' goals. However, I strongly encourage everyone learn to read musical notation, (more than tablature). Literacy in reading music is analogous to literacy in reading in our English language. Can you imagine how much smaller our world would be if we couldn't read?

5) Classical repertoire (songs) utilize the skills and concepts of all the previously mentioned subjects and are the goal of studying music. And by the way, they are really fun to play.

A beginning student will practice all these subjects as part of the daily practice routine. A half hour practice session will ...

About Phillip

I teach music. The guitar, bass guitar, and ukulele just happen to be the particular instruments I choose. Music as a language, discipline, and art, is the goal. I've been teaching, performing, studying, composing, for some thirty years. I've studied and gigged in the classical, jazz, rock, bl

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Charlene L.
Great class
Thomas
Phillip demonstrated a high degree of professionalism while making my son feel very comfortable.
Carolyn P.
Phil is a naturally gifted teacher. He listens well and took time to understand what I feel I need to concentrate on right now. He knows how to work with a person effectively.

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Mikayla L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Business Administration from Toccoa Falls College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mikayla L.

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Lessons offered for beginner to intermediate players. I have a guitar I can provide, but definitely recommend they have one to practice on.

About Mikayla

My name is Mikayla and I have been playing guitar and piano for 9 years. When I first got started playing music, I was desperate for someone to sit down and teach me what I needed to know. After teaching myself through online videos for a while, I finally found a flexible piano teacher to get me fu

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Rachel H.

55 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Finance from San Jacinto College - North
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Rachel H.

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Classical Guitar - Beginner Course Covers The following information:
Intro to Guitar
Intro To Timing and Rhythm
Guitar Anatomy
Learning the Notes of Strings
Intro to Open Chords
Posture and Technique
Tuning
Finger Picking Basic Formation and Technique
Non-Guitar Stretches
Warm up's with the guitar
How to read Tab
----Intermediate Classes cover----
Finger Picking Technique Breakdown
Diverse Rhythm and Timing
Scales and Modes
Strumming Basics
Plucking Basics
Legato - Hammer On's
Legato - Pull Off's
Legato - Slides
String Bending
Intro To Jazz Chords
Technique 2.0

About Rachel

I started my musical path in a Ballet Studio. I fell in love with the crackle of the vinyl record playing as I learned to listen and dance with the rhythm. I started playing the guitar when I was in elementary and took classical lessons until I was a teenager.I really enjoy the art of practice

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Robert
Very knowledgeable
Sonny S.
Rachel is a fantastic teacher and incredibly knowledgeable. In just a few lessons with her she has exceeded my expectations of what I was going to accomplish with her. I highly recommend her if you're looking for a instructor.
Jeff Godwin
Awesome instructor!

Wes F.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Bachelor of Arts from Asbury College
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
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Wes F.

9 Reviews
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I studied classical guitar on the college level. For those interested, I can supply needed instruction on classical guitar technique, reading, and performance.

About Wes

I studied classical guitar and composition at Asbury College and later more in depth guitar studies rock, jazz, and classical at the Atlanta Institute of Music. I have been teaching steadily for the past ten years as well as spending my time with various other musical projects such as leading worsh

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The average cost of 60-minute classical guitar lessons in Soquel 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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"It was a great lesson I learned a lot and practicing looking forward to my next lesson I'm going to become a regular student"
Lalo Campos
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Rodrigo R.
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"John is a great teacher—very patient with me as a beginner in the classical guitar. I highly recommend him as a teacher!"
Mary Beth
Took Classical Guitar lessons from John B.
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"I like Mark a lot even though I just had my first class with him. Great great teacher - very patient and be able to teach and inspire me both on skills and spirit of the instrument."
Junnian
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Marc M.
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"Professional and patient with kids!

Mr. Richard, as we call him, has been fantastic with my 7 year old son. His early recommendations maximized my son's guitar interaction and the visible (audible?) progress being made actively encourages practice at home.

Mr. Richard is able to give simplified homework that my son can understand. As opposed to "practice for 20 minutes per day", Mr. Richard was able to identify what works with my son's personality and established practice criteria that was much more effective."
Rob
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Richard C.
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"I have been working with Shaun for about a year, and have truly enjoyed my experience with him. He is an excellent instructor, very focused on technique and learning to play guitar the RIGHT way. I have learned to read music, improv, and am now learning performance pieces. I would definitely recommend him as an instructor."
Ashley
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Shaun Z.
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"I was super nervous when I went to my first lesson, but Damien was very reassuring and helpful. He asked a lot of questions to find out where I was at, and then from there he started teaching me. So far, I think he's a great teacher and will help me reach my goals."
Esther
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Damien S.
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"Jesse was wonderful at improving my techniques and inspiring me to do better."
Garth
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jesse H.
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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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"Really friendly teacher who instantly made me feel comfortable in his home. Very patient and always encouraging regardless of skill level. Opened up communication outside of lessons in the case that I had a question, David told me I could always contact him. Highly recommend!"
Rachel
Took Classical Guitar lessons from David M.
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"Great instructor, focused lessons to meet my needs"
Jeremy
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jason M.
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