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Christopher M.

46 Reviews
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English only
  • Awarded Blues Award from Blues Rock Review
  • Teaching since 2008
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Christopher M.

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Become the guitar player you've always wanted to be! Learn to play along to your favorite songs, how to figure out your favorite songs, how to solo in ANY genre and ANY key, how to use modes, construct any chord arpeggiate/sweep, write your own songs, music theory, ear training, reading music and more!

About Christopher

My name is Chris and I am a professional guitar player. I have been teaching sense 2008 now and sharing the joy of music with others has become a passion of mine. I started playing the piano at the age of five, the trumpet at nine and the guitar at thirteen. Over the years I have also learned to

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Dianna S.
I was apprehensive in the beginning for my first in person ukulele lesson. I didn’t want to feel stupid or be a slow learner. But Chris Immediately made me feel comfortable and by the end of the lesson I felt I had made a friend. He is so knowledgeable and walked me through at my pace. After watching endless hours of YouTube ukulele videos, I finally understood the concepts with Chris’s help. Can’t wait till my next lesson with him.
Laura R.
Amazing teacher! I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking to improve with their instrument. Lessons are fun and based on what you want to learn. I'm lucky to have him as a teacher!
Chad G.
Amazing recorded thee session so I could go back and look over on it!

Omar G.

31 Reviews
Riverside, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • A.A. in music from Orange Coast College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Omar G.

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I've been teaching music for 15 yrs on guitar, piano, bass, cello and bass. My students have ranged from from 5yrs to 75yrs of age. I have seen many student go on to join orchestras, bands, broadway shows or simply continued their education to a university or college. Being able to read music profeciently has given me the opportunity to teach off many method books but like to use Alfred Method, Mel Bay and Frederick Noad Method books. I teach many styles ranging from classical, jazz & blues, rock, contemporary and pop. I do stress and recommend all my students to learn how to read music and usually by our second or third lesson they will playing simple songs. I am here to help you make music!

About Omar

Knowing that you are looking for a instructor to teach you music puts a smile on my face. You see, music has been a part of my life since the age of 3. Some of my first memories are of me accompanying my father at home with his rehearsals or just singing together to have fun as a family. I believe

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Louis G.
HE IS HONESTLY AWESOME!! AND MY SON LIKES HIM A LOT. :)
Hank N.
Omar was great very patient goes over as many times as it take for me to understand lesson can't wait till my next lesson to so him how much I have improved. walk out knowing I can do this what a confidence builder.
David N.
A great first lesson experience with Omar. Went through thr basics quickly and jumped right into learning how to play guitar and read music. Looking forward to more lessons.
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Milton J.

48 Reviews
Corona, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish, French, German, Italian
  • Ethnomusicology/African-American & African Studies from University of California Davis
  • Teaching since 2011
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Milton J.

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I've been teaching guitar for over eight years. I've previously been a part of two bands during my formative years and recently have been a session guitar player for four upcoming indie rock, alternative, and R&B/Soul albums.
For children and beginners, I use the Mel Bay publication Children's Guitar Chord Book as well as Hal Leonard's Guitar Method series. I also apply basic music theory that includes learning the Circle of Fifths and basic reading of sheet music.

For intermediate guitar players, I utilize the Gibson's Learn and Master Guitar series to teach Power Chord Formation and Delivery, Fingerpicking, Pentatonic Scales, Reading Tabulature, and tackling some of classic rock and jazz's favorite tunes.

For guitar lessons at my studio, I leverage Guitar Pro to project and display tabs and play-alongs with ease. For in-home lessons, I use the software for select lessons as we begin song selection and play-alongs.

I can't wait to rock out with you as you find your inner ...

About Milton

Hey there, everyone! My name is Milton and I teach vocal, guitar, piano, and musical theatre lessons in the Inland Empire area. I help those young, middle-aged, and not-as-young tap into their own soul through music so that they may help others find theirs as well. I believe that in order to

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Julian L.
My 9yo son just had his first piano lesson with Milton and he just loved it. He was jumping with excitement when it was over and said "he is very supportive!"

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Jason F.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1994
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Jason F.

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Learn to play your favorite songs, and write your own music. Learn and master fretboard logic, chord structures, scales, improvising, composition, sight reading, music theory. All ages, all styles and levels are welcome.

About Jason

Hi, I'm Jason. I've been teaching and performing as a full time career for 23 years. During that time, I've developed a diverse, flexible approach to teaching that is customized to the needs and interests of each of my students. I'll help you set up musical goals, and then use your preferred lea

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Jeegar P.
Jason is a fantastic teacher and really easy to work with. We focused on fundamentals and understanding the fret board. This was a new approach for me as he weeded out bad habits and taught me proper form. It took a month or so, but when i was able to develop an ease with the fret board and spacial awareness with my strumming hand, I was able to navigate the guitar with so much more confidence.

Highly recommend working with Jason as he is patient and wants you to become a strong musician instead of learning a few songs really well. Also, he is upbeat and provides good feedback so you continue to develop and grow.
Brenden
I've been going to Jason for a few months now and I have significantly improved my playing ability and increased my music knowledge. Lessons are tailored to what I want to learn and there has been noticeable improvement even over a short period of time.
Tanna
He is really patient and kind, and he got playing songs in days.
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Laura B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Awarded First Place from North Carolina Piedmont Blues Preservation Society
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Laura B.

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I am a student of the blues, roots and country and I have been teaching music to kids and adults for over five years. I have played in Asheville, North Carolina-based bands for over 10 years. My specialty and passion is fingerstyle Piedmont Blues (but I teach other styles as well). I try to gear each lesson to my students' strengths and make learning music fun!

About Laura

Hello! I am a professional musician and teacher from Asheville, NC. I work with students of all ages and skill levels from Beginner to Intermediate to help them improve their singing, guitar and ukulele skills.I have played in several bands in the Asheville area for over 10 years. I would love to h

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Jennie
wonderful teacher for my children! they really love learning guitar. I highly recommend Laura!
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Nick R.

47 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Awarded 2001 JAS academy full scholarship from JAS academy in Aspen Colorado (director, Christian McBride)
  • M.A. in performance from Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nick R.

47 Reviews
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Online Guitar Teacher

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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"I have been working with William for over 6 months. We started on fundamentals how to hold guitar ect and have continuously progressed each week. Guitar is a journey and I am enjoying taking the journey with William."
Joel
Took Guitar lessons from William G.
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"Nils was wonderful! He took the time to understand and teach to my abilities and made me feel like a competent, confident guitarist right away. Highly recommend!"
Sarah
Took Guitar lessons from Nils B.
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"John is one of the best instructors I have seen...for any subject.

John has a teaching presence, especially with children, which is amazing; he is patient, enthusiastic and very encouraging. As a professional musician, he knows his trade and he has the uncanny ability to share his knowledge in a way that makes perfect sense.

I would recommend John as an instructor for any, and all, levels of instruction."
Rick
Took Guitar lessons from John B.
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"Ian is quick to understand the areas in which his student needs direction"
Joseph
Took Guitar lessons from Ian S.
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"Great Teacher

Great teacher takes time to cover theory of music, and does hour lessons unlike most teachers in town who do 30min lessons. Have taken lessons from other teachers in the past, and all they do is teach you songs without explaining the reasoning behind it. Have learned more in the last few months then I’ve learn in years with other teachers."
nathan
Took Guitar lessons from Scotty P.
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"It seems like Elena has a gift when it comes to teaching young children. My Carly is so excited every week to learn how to play guitar . It's great when you c your children doing good in school however it's even better when you c such excitement in there passion."
Carly
Took Guitar lessons from Elena D.
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"I have been with Damien a little over a year. I have learn a lot about music from reading sheet music to playing the guitar. Damien is very knowledgeable (guitar, banjo, piano, and more.) and works with you through any problems with a smile. I would recommend him to any one that is looking for a great music teacher."
Lisa
Took Guitar lessons from Damien S.
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