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Nils B.

33 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Dutch
  • Guitar Institute of Technology from Musician's Institute
  • Teaching since 2002
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Nils B.

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Anything from Bob Dylan and the Beatles to Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran.

About Nils

Whether you're a beginner or more advanced, age 5 or 500, in my experience, with just a little bit of practice each day anyone can learn to play guitar. Maybe your goal is to simply learn to play your favorite songs or maybe you want to learn to write your own music, improvise, or perform live.

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Dillon L.
I started with Nils after self teaching through YouTube, and would consider myself about an intermediate. I hit a point in my playing where I no longer had a good idea of how to get where I wanted to go. Nils has been really helpful in giving me direction towards my goals and exploring new guitar concepts through songs. He has a wide knowledge and has encouraged me to learn multiple styles, as well as improvisation which I used to shy away from. It’s really been invaluable to have someone like Nils as a guide in your guitar journey
Anirban M.
Nils has been working with our son for a little over the past month, and we are very happy in finding such a talented teacher. Our son has some music background, having taken some guitar instruction in the past, so Nils was pretty quick to pick up on where he is musically and right off the bat work how to adjust to his needs. His lessons are a good mix of theory and application, and we can see how they (the lessons) are progressing in terms of complexity and reach. While we, the parents, are very happy to let them work out the lessons themselves, Nils has taken great care in keeping us in the loop, and we certainly appreciate that as parents. Certainly looking forward to how these guys progress!
Daniel
Nils is a great teacher. He has really advanced my music theory knowledge.
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Tanisha H.

184 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Business Management, Instrumental focus Voice from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2002
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Tanisha H.

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Let's play guitar! I am excited to teach you the basics of guitar including chords. We will learn from tabs, reading sheet music and ear.

About Tanisha

Tanisha is a graduate of the prestigious Berklee College of Music's Vocal and Music Business programs. Since arriving to Los Angeles, Tanisha has built a solid career providing artist development services to professional entertainers, recording artists and actors. Her services include vocal coachin

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Brett
Amazing! I am making so much progress already after only a few lessons.
Rachel
I loved the lesson with her. She was so amazing and her personality and love for music makes you feel like home. Everything about her was just amazing. I can’t wait for more lessons with her!
Catherine G.
So excited to continue to work with her!
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Stephen O.

19 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Tommy L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Tommy L.

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Have you had it on your bucket list to learn the acoustic guitar, but just haven't had time? Now is your chance! This is your personal invitation to take private guitar lessons online at a discounted rate!

Who: You!
What: Beginner acoustic guitar
When: Weekly lessons
Where: The comfort of your own home
Why: ______________________ (insert your response here)

About me: I am an experienced musician with 10 years on the acoustic guitar, 15+ years on piano, as well as training on jazz trombone and vocals. I have experience performing in several public venues - school auditoriums, wine bistros, college events, and religious gatherings. Regarding my daily work, I teach math & science courses in a 1-1 classroom setting.

What you get: Private guitar lessons! Concepts taught include basic chords, barre chords, strumming, finger picking, keys & scales, reading chord charts and tabs, acoustic guitar background and basic music theory.

About Tommy

I am an experienced musician with 10 years on the acoustic guitar, 15+ years on piano, as well as training on jazz trombone and vocals. I have experience performing in several public venues - school auditoriums, wine bistros, college events, and religious gatherings. Regarding my daily work, I teac

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Wayne N.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Ph.D. from Virginia Tech
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Wayne N.

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Hello! I teach guitar lessons to beginners and intermediate students. I'm unique in that I apply proven learning techniques and concepts backed by cognitive psychology and neuroscience to learning the guitar. (These concepts apply to learning anything as they are universal). This will help you learn material easier, faster, and deeper and be able to retrieve it from long-term memory much more reliably. I have been playing guitar for over 35 years and have had many lessons. I know what works and what doesn't. I also know guitar/music theory which can help you immensely if you're interested. I look forward to meeting you helping you become the guitarist you want to be!

About Wayne

I'm a patient and thoughtful teacher that matches your needs and goals to the lessons you'll receive. I use advanced learning techniques based on cognitive psychology and neuroscience which means you'll learn faster, more accurately, and be able to remember more of what you learn! I create unique v

Spencer C.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Spencer C.

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Fun till your fingers hurt

About Spencer

Play what you love and you will love to play.

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Rachayita K.
Great class
Tyler
Guy's a legend and he's not even 30 I don't think. You will love learning to play with Spencer!!!!!
Miguel Tomas
I am taking Spencer's advanced course at the moment, and I gotta say... This guy is just prodigious.
He's really personable, so in our first lessons, I learned that he taught himself to play by ear, like many of the greats.
What is really helping me play better, is something he calls the art of transformation; something he learned from listening to rare vinyl records nearly 100 years old.
Not only will you get better at guitar, but if you ask Spencer, you will learn many interesting facts about music and it's evolution.

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Average Cost of Acoustic Guitar Lessons in South Pasadena, CA

The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in South Pasadena is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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"Will was great!! Warm and welcoming to my 11 year old."
Jack
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Will V.
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"I started with Jeff 3 weeks ago and am very happy with him & lessons. I started playing guitar off & on as a folkie in the 1960's, no lessons - learned by osmosis + a couple of songbooks with chord diagrams, played off & on, (mostly off). I retired in July 2014 (at 71) and promised myself I would really learn to play. He started by asking me to play the chords I knew, and what kinds of music I wanted to play, and started me off with basic strums etc. For me at least it is a good approach. We go at my pace and no pressure - + a lot of talk about life in America etc. Plan to continue with him and highly recommend him. (I'm the old guy in the picture)"
Pat
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jeff S.
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"Scott has been a great help to me, filling in the gaps and teaching exactly what I request: techniques, specific songs, and lesson times at work for me. He communicates well and follows up after each lesson with emails."
Curtis
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Scott S.
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"Josh is an outstanding teacher and great with children learning a new instrument. He finds things they are interested in learning to keep it fun and fresh and is flexible and patient. Excellent instructor online as well."
Audra
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Josh M.
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"great teacher and explains everything very carfully"
Shawn
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Andrew is so gifted at listening to my guitar capabilities and then offering his own expertise to quickly improve my playing. He is positive and a lot of fun to work with!!"
Staci
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrew C.
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"Edwin is extremely patient and good natured. His knowledge of music and his ear for chords is amazing. I am a beginner and within a few lessons I am playing full songs from major bands. I couldn't be happier with Edwin and will be working with him for a long time."
William
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Edwin I.
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"Matt is an excellent teacher, he is very patient and thorough with his lessons. He is really knowledgeable on guitar and music theory. I totally recommend him as an instructor."
Rebeca
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Matthew H.
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"My son was very comfortable with Mr. Tomas. My son is very young, but Mr. Tomas gave him a shot. I appreciate his patience and willingness to be flexible with my sons 3-year old personality. I also learned a lot to practice with my son. Thank you Mr. Tomas!"
Paton
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tomas B.
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"He’s awesome! He’s prepared for lessons, patient, clear about his instruction, personable and makes sure you master the concept before you leave. I absolutely recommend Keith!!"
Jessica
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Keith D.
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