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Jim M.

Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $75
  • Awarded Solo guitar CD named "Best of the Year" by Acoustic Guitar Magazine from Acoustic Guitar Magazine
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jim M.

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I have been teaching guitar in the LA area for over 40 years, most recently at UCLA. With a Master's Degree from CalArts and professional experience including session work with Frank Sinatra and many others, I am uniquely qualified to teach a wide variety of styles, from , jazz, blues and classical to "Americana" and slide guitar. I specialize in finger-style acoustic technique, which allows students to progress from simple chord strumming to full arrangements with melodies, harmonies and bass lines. I also teach music theory, sight-reading and song writing, Now's the time to begin the exciting, enriching, and FUN journey to guitar mastery!

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Hi! I'm a professional guitarist with 25 years of teaching experience. Along with performing and recording, my teaching career has been hugely rewarding. I truly enjoy meeting new students and applying my expertise to help them overcome the hurdles that all students eventually encounter. From b

Payam L.

Irvine, CA
Starting at $45
  • Doctorate of Musical Arts from Claremont Graduate University
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Awarded Randy Rhoads Guitar Scholarship Competition from UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles Department of Music
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Payam L.

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Spanish Classical Guitar pieces by Tarrega, Albeniz, Villa-Lobos, as well as other transcribed pieces of beautiful music for the classical guitar such as J.S. Bach's lute suite number one or Erik Satie's pieces transcribed to guitar from piano. Learn how to play with feeling, accuracy, and enjoy the lifelong process and wonderful hobby!

About Payam

Payam’s music creates the classy, upbeat, fun and enthusiastic environment that you are looking to achieve! Payam’s wide range of influences include Andres Segovia, the great classical guitarist, to rocks, Jimi Hendrix and jazz’s Wes Montegomery. Payam education includes a Bachelors of Arts in

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Andrew P.

14 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Percussion/Music Education from University of Iowa
  • Teaching since 2008
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Andrew P.

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Classical guitar was my instrumental concentration in college. I will teach basics of the style and technique and we'll learn some really beautiful European and Latin-American pieces of guitar literature.

About Andrew

Hello! I've been teaching music full-time for the past 10 years. I graduated music school in 2008, holding a Bachelors in music from Columbia College Chicago, a thriving arts school in the heart of downtown Chicago. There, I primarily concentrated on music composition and guitar, while also studyin

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Kim T.
Andrew is very knowledgable about the piano, and is quite engaging to work with. He is creative about finding songs that I like to work on.
Matthew S.
Andrew is great. Friendly and definitely knows what he's doing. Looking forward to continuing with him.
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Mandel L.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Music Theory from BSHARPCNATURAL
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Mandel L.

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For the beginner we start learning immediately, by choosing what guitar and why. The different methods of sitting with the guitar, as well as standing.We then go over tuning your instrument, these things make us more familiar with the instrument. We then learn new songs by playing either chords (harmony) or melodic lines, (melodies or scales). The beginner will also learn to use "proper technique" which includes playing on fingertips, thumb placement for the fretting hand and other approaches. The picking hand techniques include and are not limited to finger picking, or the use of the plectrum.

For intermediate player it's all about theory and practice. This level of student will learn scale and chordal theory, and apply them to existing songs as well as learning the new songs with the theory in mind. More advanced picking techniques and the ability to know when to use what picking approach when reading the the rhythm figures on the staff. Knowledge of song composition is ...

About Mandel

Mandel Music Instructor and Performer Germantown MD. Career Objective Contribute to the success and direction of dedicated musicians, of all ages and levels, by encouraging and engaging them into learning to play music, entailing the presentation of music through listening, reading sheet m

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Nora
- Mr Mandel is the most patient instructor, which is good since he's dealing with an 8 year old girl who's not sure she even wants to play an instrument. Somehow, he manages to instruct and motivate her even when she'd rather be playing computer games.
- I also take lessons from him- I've got a music background but had no previous experience with the guitar before and Mr Mandel was able to adapt his teaching style to accommodate that nicely.
-I highly recommend him!
Claire
I am an adult who began guitar as an adult and I have taken lessons with Mandel for nearly a year. He is the single best music instructor I have ever had. He is incredibly knowledgeable and versatile, welcomes questions, and will take time to explain anything even if it interferes with his planned lesson. He is encouraging and incredibly professional. I leave every lesson ready to try again and encouraged to keep practicing. I highly recommend him as a guitar and music theory instructor.
Patrick
Mandel is an excellent guitar teacher, and is very professional at his craft. He shows patience and works with you effectively throughout every 30 minute session! Thumbs up!
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Jeff C.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • M.A. in Performance & Composition, with focus on Jazz studies from Bowling Green State University, Ohio
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jeff C.

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Are you a beginner or have you tried the guitar before with little or no Success? Or maybe, you have reached a plateau in your Playing and need a little help Getting to the next Level .🎸 If so, I have helped many, and can help you acheive your goals. All Ages Welcome, Your Musical Journey 🐣 Starts today! πŸ’₯πŸ›Έ

My lessons are custom tailored to the needs of each individual.
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Just let me know what you want to learn and I will help you enjoy the ease of learning "The Art of Guitar". I love to teach and I have great rates.

All guitar styles are available: Rock, Blues, Jazz, Metal, Classical, Indy, Folk, Country and more!

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........................Ask About Online Lessons !⚜✨ Are you a beginner or have you tried the guitar before with little or no Success? Or maybe, you have reached a plateau in your Playing and need a little help Getting to the next Level .🎸 If so, I have helped many, and can help you acheive your

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Katie
Jeff has beat a great instructor to my daughter, and very patient! Thanks :D
Zach
Jeff is awesome, he teaches me so much! My mind is blown every lesson! He teaching me Jazz, blues, and classical guitar. I really cannot believe how much I’ve progressed in the past several months.
Bill
Great teacher wonderful experience I would recommend Jeff to anyone .
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Jerry M.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Music Ed from Valdosta State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Jerry M.

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My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands. It all one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not having fun while learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND educational at the same time. I have had many parents tell me I'm one of the best teachers they have ever seen. (A couple of them were public school teachers themselves). I truly want my students to succeed and I will do everything in my power to help them accomplish that!

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My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands/groups. They all had one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not enjoying learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND

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Michelle
Extremely unprofessional to abruptly cancel scheduled/paid lessons without the courtesy of a message or any notice because this instructor was unhappy with a 12-year-old child's progress. Very surprised by and disappointed in the manner in which he handled this situation, certainly could have been handled with more respect and maturity.
Julie
Will
Jerry is a wonderful instructor. I wasn’t sure how online lessons would go but they have been seamless and fun and my son is making progress with the bugle. I would highly recommend this format and this teacher. The convenience and quality of instruction are excellent. We are signing up for more lessons and may move on to another instrument once my son feels confident on the bugle.

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Average Cost of Classical Guitar Lessons in Sunset Beach, CA

The average cost of 60-minute classical guitar lessons in Sunset Beach is $64. 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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"I’m pretty obsessed with Joey. He’s been so helpful and instrumental (ha!) throughout this process, from helping me pick out my guitar to finding extra practice worksheets to send to me outside of our lessons. He is unnaturally patient (seriously, so patient), I don’t feel pressured during our sessions and in fact, I look forward to our time practicing and playing together. Joey is always ready for my many questions, (I know now what a capo is) and has methodical answers that demonstrate his comprehensive knowledge in music theory and playing classical/electrical guitar. He is truly very generous and kind, very supportive and encouraging, which I am sure is already evident from the many positive reviews from students and parents. I am sure he is an amazing mentor to his young students as he is super sweet to his adults who sound like they’re plucking chickens :)
My only regret is not finding Joey sooner. Taking guitar lessons was a huge step for me, one 20 years in the making, and I’m super thankful to have him as my teacher."
Monica
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Joseph G.
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"Classical Guitar with Raymond is the best

I have been taking guitar lessons with Raymond for almost two years. I have enjoyed the lessons tremendously and have improved my playing. Raymond is a very patient teacher and is able to effectively communicate his ideas on how I can improve."
Jose
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Raymond (Remi) L.
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"Our first session focused first on what I want to learn and where I am right now. Most enjoyable. He knows his stuff."
Hal
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Ruben D.
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"Jesse is very patient and encouraging. I especially appreciate Jesse's ability to simplify what I find complex."
Bart
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jesse H.
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"I've been taking lessons for 3 years now with Ahmad. My classical guitar ambitions are frequently met with technical and musical obstacles, and Ahmad has always helped me work through them and keep me moving forward.

I have also been working on music theory and basic guitar chords - Ahmad has helped guide me to a better understanding and technical proficiency.

Lessons are conducted in a friendly and supportive way and his positive attitude plays a vital role in motivating me to keep working at guitar. I think no matter what your guitar goals are, Ahmad can help you move improve and keep taking it to the next level."
Steven
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Barbara was great. I had never played the guitar before, so she was patient with me and her teaching method was such that allowed me to pick up what she wanted me to learn. I have been practicing every day and am looking forward to my next session with her."
Tim
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Barbara L.
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"Jason really cares about helping me achieve my goals. He is a totally dedicated teacher!"
Toddi
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jason M.
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"Michael is a very professional and talented musician who is sure to teach you to become a skillful guitarist wether it is your first time or an experienced player. My lessons have been a breeze and look forward to continue being Michaels student!"
Isabel
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Michael K.
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"Very knowledgeable, easy to talk to. He has helped me with my technique, hand positioning which is very important with classical guitar. I highly recommend Jason."
ralph
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jason J.
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"Pretty cool! As impatient as I am, Jesse is pretty good at letting me know about improvements and how to play and still makes it a relaxed environment. SO much better than learning when i was a kid in public schools with instructors on a "lesson plan"."
Jackie
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jesse H.
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