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Christopher M.

Hayward, CA
Starting at $42
  • BM Jazz Studies from San Jose State University
  • Awarded Outstanding Musicianship from Chabot College Jazz Festival
  • Teaching since 2010
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Christopher M.

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I am able to adapt to every student in order to effectively communicate musical concepts and practice techniques no matter what level the student is at. All of this is essential in order for a student to find themselves through music.

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Christopher Main is a guitarist/composer/educator based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Christopher earned a Bachelor of music degree in Jazz Studies from San Jose State University where he studied under some great local musicians such as Rick Vandivier, Aaron Lington, John Shifflett and Frank Sumar

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Ahmad G.

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San Jose, CA
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Awarded Rank #1 in the Slash Guitar Center competition. from Slash/ Guitar Center
  • 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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Terry
Ahmad is so amazing and great!. He is very flexible, can schedule classes via email and is totally approachable. I am learning a ton already.
Marc
Recently, I joined an 18 piece jazz band as their guitarist before realizing I was in way over my head. The speed and complexity of the chord changes were bit too much for me even though I have been playing at home for some 40 years and now I'm in my 50s. Freaking out and not wanting to be a quitter, I decided to ask for the best jazz guitar instructor in Seattle so that I could learn whatever I could in two months (our first gig.) I was told that Ahmad would be a great match for me. I sent him an email and received a response the same evening with the days and times that he could fit me into his schedule. What a relief, I thought, and began to relax.

Sitting down with Ahmad, I realized how much I didn't know about music theory and the guitar fret board and decided to begin lessons twice per week. It's been just over a month now I cannot believe how much sense music theory and the guitar fret board makes to me right now. Ahmad has really laid it out a good foundation so that I can see how everything fits together like never before. Ahmad not only understands jazz guitar, but he also knows how to teach according to the way a person learns. Recently, the stress of playing with a big jazz band has gone away.

After talking with several other students of Ahmad who were waiting for their lessons to begin, I learned that he was a really great instructor for all sorts of guitar lessons. And everyone seemed very pleased. I've have been to other guitar instructors in the past and I will highly rate Ahmad for jazz guitar, a solid 5 stars.
Jimmy L
I took several guitar classes with Ahmad a while back - he is an excellent instructor and very personable. He was more concerned with teaching me how to play the guitar rather than trying to get me to pay for more sessions. I still have his very helpful teaching notes!

In addition to the actual instruction, he also had great advice on what to or not to buy - I am an expert at the violin (this is not like an Asian thing but I had insisted to learn it) but was a complete novice with the guitar. It also helps that he is a bonafide musician in an actual band - I attended one of his concerts, which was very enjoyable, but had to leave before I could talk to him.

Chris B.

Alameda, CA
Starting at $67
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chris B.

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I am currently only accepting students taking lessons every week. I will help you learn how to make beautiful music with your acoustic guitar! I focus on proper technique and will have you playing your first song by the end of your first lesson.

About Chris

All of these experiences make her a well rounded and versatile performer and teacher. For her students, she can help them find their unique voice and style,

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Salvador B.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from Aaron Copland School of Music
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Salvador B.

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Have studied classical guitar since I was 15 and I am currently doing a masters in Clasical Guitar Performance

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I am a professional musician and educator. I have always enjoyed and been eager to share the musical knowledge that I learned from the very first music lesson I ever had; this feeling in me has never changed. I simply love to help people who want to learn new instruments. I am patient and encourag

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Jordan
Teacher wasn't at location yet I've still paid!
Patti
I had my very first lesson today with Sal, and I’m excited about some very cute things he taught me in just a short period of time. He is very talented, approachable, enjoyable to work with, and knows what he’s doing. I look forward to learning and growing with him.
Felix
This brief lesson was helpful, especially since its my first time learning. I learned a few chords and now have some homework to do. Very personable and straightforward! I just moved back to Dallas and needing some instructions to finally get started.
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Diego A.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $80
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded Highest Honors in Flamenco Guitar Performance from Fundación Cristina Heeren de Arte Flamenco (Sevilla, Spain)
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Diego A.

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Diego Alonso has a Masters degree in pedagogy & musicology specialized in flamenco ("flamencología") (ESMUC, Barcelona) and graduated with highest honors in flamenco guitar performance from the Fundación Cristina Heeren (Sevilla). He has over 19 years of professional teaching and performance experience and has traveled to over 15 countries to perform, teach and compose since 2002. In addition he has given over 10,000 private guitar lessons and has given workshops, clinics, lectures and masters classes in schools and universities across the globe.

In addition to his experience and education in flamenco, Diego also has a background in classical guitar and Latin-jazz guitar making him one of the most experienced Spanish guitarists and educators in the country.

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Lessons are based on time-tested methods in guitar pedagogy as well as on up-to-date scientific research in the neurological and psychological processes of skill development and expertise. My goal, as

About Diego

Diego Alonso has a Masters degree in pedagogy & musicology specialized in flamenco ("flamencología") (ESMUC, Barcelona) and graduated with highest honors in flamenco guitar performance from the Fundación Cristina Heeren (Sevilla). He has over 19 years of professional teaching and performance experi

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Michael B.
Better and Better. I was not into the idea of online lessons, but it really is doable this way as long as you can see what the teacher is doing and they can see your fingers/hands too!
Michael B.
makes me think there may be hope!
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yusuf M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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yusuf M.

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I spend a lot of time gearing my lessons to each specific student. Obviously we will learn songs that you are interested in. But in addition to that I write out specific exercises to help my students learn while also making it something that is fun and interesting to play so that we are not tied solely to learning from a book when it is not necessary. I can also help with songwriting, improvisation and other creative pursuits. The genres I am well versed in are pop, rock, classical, jazz, blues, funk, etc.

About Yusuf

I've been playing guitar since I was about 10 years old. I have always had a passion for learning as well as performing music and I continue both of those practices to this day. I am a strong believer in gearing each lesson plan to a students individual interest and will write out individual exerci

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Average Cost of Classical Guitar Lessons in Sunnyvale, CA

The average cost of 60-minute classical guitar lessons in Sunnyvale 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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"Very helpful and very professional. Was treated like family and would recommend to anyone looking for an instructor"
Kevin
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Daniel M.
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"Marc is a great classical guitar teacher. He makes learning fun and easy. I highly recommend him."
Annette
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Marc M.
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"I have been working with Brendon for about 2 years now. He is not only incredibly knowledgeable about all aspects of guitar (composition, scales, classical pieces, finger-strengthening exercises, etc.), he is also an incredibly patient and dedicated instructor who really listens to the student's needs and helps fill them. His repertoire of songs, exercises, and general guitar knowledge have helped me understand the instrument in a multitude of different ways. I have had many guitar instructors before, but never someone who was so incredibly flexible and patient and willing to help when it comes to someone who has a busy schedule who is still interested in learning a complex instrument. He's definitely the best instructor I've ever had, and I look forward to continuing to work with him for a long time."
Sabina
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Brendon R.
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"Bill is the best teacher around. His extensive performance experience makes all the difference - he knows every tip, trick and nuance in the book that changes every piece from just a set of notes to a performance of color, grace and subtlety. His knowledge of the guitar repertoire never fails to amaze. And he's wonderfully patient with everyone - you don't have to play like Bream or Russell"
Rick
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Bill B.
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"David is really patient and a great instructor, can't believe how much I've learned already from one lesson!"
Margaret
Took Classical Guitar lessons from David R.
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"My daughter loved her first lesson! She came home and wanted to practice every few hours. Looking forward to her next lesson."
Kylie
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Natascha F.
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"Excellent teacher! He is helping me with tempo and have taught me new ways of playing the guitar. He cares about hands position in the guitar in order to play the guitar in a comfortable and efficient way. Also, he tells you what you are doing wrong in a very subtle way. You can tell he really enjoys teaching people how to play guitar remembering the basics and showing anyone can play guitar with practice, dedication and passion."
Jorge
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Kirk R.
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"Great class I really enjoy it."
Kerriann
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Grant H.
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"Joseph is a great instructor with a wonderful, upbeat personality and a great deal of knowledge. My daughter is enjoying her guitar lessons and learning quite a bit in a short amount of time. He is highly recommend!"
Alexandra
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Joseph G.
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"Great experience, easy to understand, leads you step by step; I'm very happy to have Ruben as an instructor."
Susana
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Ruben D.
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