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Farrokh S.

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Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Hindi
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Farrokh S.

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Hello! I have been teaching guitar for over 7 years now. Form beginners to advanced students I make it my duty to find the students interests and help them develop their own sound. As a Berklee College of Music graduate I have studied composition and music production, skills that I am happy to teach any student. In addition to teaching guitar my students have the option to learn music theory, as well as recording and mixing original compositions that we develop together in class and as homework assignments (DAWs - Logic & Protools). My specialities include Blues, Classic Rock, Jazz & electronic beat production.

About Farrokh

I have been playing guitar, piano, bass, ukulele and drums for 11 years now (teaching for 8 years). As a teenager I started playing all kinds of music and quickly became obsessed. At the age of 21 (2013) I went to Berklee College of Music where I studied guitar, composition and music production fo

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Robert F.
He's a good guy.
I'm not young, and I'm hard to teach music theory to, but he was patient, and is helping me figure a way into learning important stuff that I find kinda dry and not fun to practice. (I'm a good player, but music theory is very challenging to me.)
Delilah F.
My daughter enjoyed the first lesson very much! Looking forward to more!
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Giancarlo C.

5 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Contemporary Writing and Music Production from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2010
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Giancarlo C.

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Improvisation, chords, scales, sight reading, rhythm, main concepts of music composition that can be applied to any instrument.

About Giancarlo

Hi! My name is Giancarlo Castillo and I am a Los Angeles based guitarist and instructor. Throughout my career, I have toured with artists such as Quinn XCII, Lauren Sanderson, Wizkid, and Skizzy Mars (to name a few) I graduated from Berklee College of Music back in 2010 and have spent almost

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Tom M.
I work with GC at a music school and he's a really great teacher. We work with some of the same students, and I always see a huge increase in their ability after they work with him!
Nick L.
I have been working alongside GC at a music school for a few years now. He is a very knowledgable and versatile teacher and musician. His students stick with him for the long haul. GC is great at gauging where the student is at musically and what it will take to push them to the next level. I highly recommend this guy.
Meritxell N.
GC was a great teacher! He was perfect for what I needed. Specifically, GC has met me where I am in terms of my skills and experience. I am a more advanced student than GC typically gets. Instead of teaching me exercises and songs segments, which I have done with other teachers, he focused on developing my musicality and improvisation concepts! I love working with GC!

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Brian P.

27 Reviews
Culver City, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Bachelor of Arts, Music from California State University, Los Angeles
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from City of Los Angeles
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Brian P.

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Brian has been teaching guitar to students of all ages in the Los Angeles area for more than 20 years. With a broad range of musical skills and performing experience that include Rock, Jazz, Blues and Folk music, Brian brings his boundless enthusiasm and love of the guitar into the studio with each of his students, who learn an approach to learning music that includes technique, music theory, performance as well the skill to sing and play. Students of all ages are welcome!

Brian's teaching philosophy, in his own words:

MY APPROACH:
I focus on four areas that I think are essential to being a good music teacher:

* the uniqueness of each student;
* the fact that enjoyment (fun!) maximizes learning;
* the importance of proper technique and an understanding of music theory to build self-confidence;
* the development of musicianship through performance.

EACH STUDENT IS UNIQUE:
My first interest with each new student is to discover how he or she learns, and then to apply ...

About Brian

Brian discovered his talent and passion for teaching while still in college, and has been teaching guitar and piano in Southern California for over 20 years. Gifted at teaching students of all ages and abilities, he combines patience, creativity, imagination and boundless enthusiasm with solid prof

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Diane W.
Although this was my first lesson with Brian, he is a perfect match for me. He has a gentle, docile personality, good humored and very patient. He's especially great with beginners, older students and special needs individuals. In close proximity so he didn't have to travel far. His teaching style, for me, is very effective and he's a very nice person.
Mike S.
Brian is the best! Highly encouraging - especially for me as a beginner.
Jack
Brian was fantastic and the lesson was fun! Really pumped about my next lesson! I have some things to practice and I already feel like I can play some guitar!!

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Nick R.

48 Reviews
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Starting at $55
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1985
  • Awarded 2001 JAS academy full scholarship from JAS academy in Aspen Colorado (director, Christian McBride)
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Nick R.

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Classical Guitar
Jazz Guitar
Blues Guitar (including slide guitar)
Rock Guitar
Singer/Song Writer
Funk/fusion and many other genres

Finger-style and plectrum (pick) techniques

About Nick

Nick performs with Paul McCartney, Jon Batiste (Colbert Show), Zeb Bangash, Antonique Smith, Rob Morrow, John Lithgow, The Hot Sardines, grammy nominated producer/composer/Indian percussionist, Deep Singh (tabla player with Sting, Katy Perry, Robert Plant) and grammy nominated producer/trumpet pla

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Laura
My two sons (ages 8 and 6) have been taking ukulele lessons with Nick Russo via Zoom for about 5 months. I have been very impressed with the lessons in every way. He is teaching them ear training, reading music, and technique on the instrument. He is clearly an extremely talented musician, and he is an amazing teacher (I am speaking here as a teacher with many years of studying music in my background). He is able to hold their focus for the entire lesson and redirect them if needed; he breaks the lessons into small chunks to keep them engaged throughout; he mixes music they know with pieces he’s chosen so they are always excited about what they are playing; and he is always positive and patient with them.
Paul
Nick R. is truly an extraordinary guitar instructor. He is brimming with technical proficiency, enthusiasm, and a communication skill set that is unparalleled. His ability to hone in on exactly what you are doing wrong and right for that matter means you make progress rapidly and naturally. And he is a nice guy too!!
Christina S.
Such a great teacher! I am an absolute beginner, but feel I am getting better every lesson. Plus, so fun! A +++++
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David C.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Awarded Best Original Music Score from Animadness 2006 Film Festival
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David C.

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All styles available: rock, blues, jazz, country, classical, progressive, metal, and more. 40 years experience in guitar.

Acoustic steel string or nylon string. 6 string, or 12 string. All styles. Whether you want to be a weekend warrior who plays around the campfire, or someone who wants to study at a professional or advanced level, we can make that happen!!!! My unique approach to teaching guitar will have you playing guitar on the first day. No joke.

About David

Hello! My name is David, and I am a music teacher of many different subjects. These include guitar, piano, bass, ukulele, recording, music theory, production, composition and film music composition. All styles, and all ages. Classical, Rock, Alternative, Slide Guitar, Blues, Jazz, and more!

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Albert Cerrato
Well I’m 76 years old and took guitar lessons and piano lessons years ago and kind of faded away but Always a music lover. And now I need a guitar which they said they would tell me where to buy one I’m looking forward to this very professional operation. I am impressed.
Jennifer & Sarah G.
I actually feel I got somewhere on the first lesson. He starts by teaching a song. Love it.
Jordan Waits
Awesome lesson very knowledgeable and fun to be around
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Elisa B.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Finnish
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded Concerto competition winner from Willamette Falls Symphony Orchestra
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Elisa B.

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Beginning guitar lessons. Correct play position, picking, strumming, chords, musicianship, performing.

About Elisa

Violin Teacher's Certificate - Sibelius Academy, Finland Suzuki Teacher Training - Marylhurst University, OR Classical and Suzuki options - starting Suzuki students as early as 3 yrs old. Teaching Suzuki Books 1-11. Beginners, intermediate and advanced levels I am using classical method books

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Nickolaus D.
Thank you for all the help!
Lia N.
This year is my 9-year old granddaughter's first step in learning how to play a musical instrument and she chose the violin. We knew that music lessons would be essential to her learning to appreciate her violin. I searched the internet and reviewed several teaching sites before I discovered Elisa's site. After reading about Elisa's experience along with few reviews, I decided to sign Lia up. I found Elisa to be very caring, personable, skilled and professional. My granddaughter is very excited and very happy that she has Elisa for her violin teacher. I highly recommend Elisa!
Gale Shuey
Elisa is patient and encouraging

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Studio City 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 Ed P.
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"After very poor experiences at School Of Rock and Bach To Rock, which emphasized the depletion of my wallet as opposed to actually teaching my son guitar, I went online to search for a Guitar Teacher in my area. Several instructors came up on my radar. but something about James' profile intrigued me and I gave him a call. Instantly, I knew he was the right choice. From his buoyant and effervescent personality, to his savvy curriculum that combines both theory and learning to play songs that appeals to the student's musical interests, James possesses a unique quality that other instructors in the industry should emulate. Every week, my son really looks forward to having his lesson with James, and so do I, since he brings a positive energy into the house that's infectious. My son has progressed where not only can he read music and charts, but also has an arsenal of songs that he can play. In fact, every song my son has requested, no matter how complex, James has been able to teach him efficiently and effectively. Without reservation, I can easily recommend James as a reliable, fun and great guitar instructor."
Dan
Took Guitar lessons from James S.
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"First lesson down and I'm so excited!!! I have absolutely no experience with the guitar and Kevin has instilled excitement and hope that I can get there. Within the first 10 minutes I knew he was the perfect teacher for me, definitely recommend him and I'm totally looking forward to what's to come!"
Brian
Took Guitar lessons from Kevin J.
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"Scott is an amazing guitarist! Although I never officially took lessons from Scott, I played with him in a few bands and he was always helpful and patient in showing me different tips and tricks. He also got me up and running on the basics on electric guitar last year. If I lived back in his area, I would for sure sign up for lessons with him to improve my skills!"
Valerie
Took Guitar lessons from Scott S.
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"I have been playing guitar for about 20 years, but have been mostly self-taught, and was looking for an instructor who could help me correct poor technique as well as help give some more focus to my learning. William has helped me immensely by teaching and reinforcing in me proper habits of playing, the lack of which have long held my playing back. He has also given me concrete goals to work on on a weekly basis to help me continue growing."
Dominic
Took Guitar lessons from William G.
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"Avery really enjoyed her first lesson. Thanks Andrew!"
Avery
Took Guitar lessons from Andrew A.
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"Jason tailors the course to a student's individual learning pace and needs. There is also a good combination between theory and learning cords to play a song. Technique is emphasized to build good habits and a foundation for future growth."
Leslie
Took Guitar lessons from Jason F.
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"Learned a LOT of great stuff in just the past 3 years from Trevor! He started out as my Middle School Guitar Teacher, but wound up being a personal guitar tutor for my brother and myself until this day. Taught me just about everything I know about guitar scales, AND has refined my technique drastically!"
Conner
Took Guitar lessons from Trevor P.
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"Mark is intuitive, talented and quite smart. He assessed my skill level and worked patiently to teach me new finger picking techniques. I thoroughly enjoyed my lesson. I learned so many new things and I cannot wait to go practice my guitar."
Kathy Burke
Took Guitar lessons from Mark W.
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