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Thomas D.

3 Reviews
Pasadena, CA
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • AA Guitar Performance from Los Angeles College of Music
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Thomas D.

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Guitar lessons with me are unique because although I am young, I am a very experienced teacher already. I started learning guitar at 10 years old. By the time I was 16 I was gigging and teaching kids in my neighborhood and any Craigslist clients I could find. At 18, I took a 1.5 year program at the Los Angeles College of Music, where I graduated with an AA in guitar performance. Since then I have worked as a professional musician, and also as a teacher /consultant with Adopt the Arts, a non profit started by Matt Sorum (drummer of Guns N Roses, Hollywood Vampires) and director Abby Berman. In my time at Adopt the Arts I have amassed over 4000 teaching hours of teaching kids ages 4-13, so I am very experienced with kids and get along with them great since. I have also been giving other private lessons to people of all ages since 2011. Qualities that make me stand out as a teacher are relatability, patience, and an ability to identify the proper pace for the student to enjoy the ...

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Tommy is a musician from the bay area that has been in Los Angeles since the age of 18. Tommy started playing guitar at the age of 10 and started gigging and teaching private students around the neighborhood in 2011 at the age of 16. From 2013 to 2015 he studied at the Los Angeles College, where h

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Gabriel
Taught at the basic level very well. If you know nothing about music or guitar Tommy's your guy. Goes through all the simple steps at an even pace making the entire experience relaxing. From there giving you the knowledge of your scales and blues scales, teaching you how to make mini solos on the spot really helps out with the musicality of it all. 10/5
Susana
Tommy has provided music lessons to both of my children for the past 3 years. He is a very nurturing and patient teacher. Both my children enjoy having music time with Mr. Drinkard.
Dan
I am a 30 year old software engineer that wanted to start learning guitar as my 2016 new year's resolution. Heard about Tommy through a friend and I've been taking consistent lessons ever since and progressed a lot. He is knowledgeable, patient, and just a genuinely good/funny guy to be around.

Kimberly A.

37 Reviews
Monrovia, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Awarded Departmental award-Studio Guitar from USC
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Kimberly A.

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I have been teaching acoustic guitar full-time for 15 years. I teach all levels of pop music, beginning to intermediate folk/fingerstyle and all levels of jazz and blues. I also teach beginning classical guitar.

I can teach reading, theory and technique.

I am extremely patient and construct the areas of study to each students specific goals.

About Kimberly

I started playing music around the Kansas City area twenty five years ago. I graduated from The University of Southern California with a degree in studio/jazz guitar (cum laude). While at USC, I received a merit scholarship and an award for professional leadership and service within her department

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Keith H.

7 Reviews
Anaheim, CA
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
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Keith H.

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Hello, my name is Keith Harrison. I specialize in Custom Tailored Beginning and Intermediate Acoustic and Electric Guitar Fundamentals to advanced playing skills.

My goal is to help you start making great music and improve your skills quickly in a fun and easy to understand way. Lessons are based on YOUR personal goals and music interests. Learn the basic foundations and fundamentals then we dive right into your favorite songs and styles and focus on what interests you most.

Learn finger chords, bar chords, chord inversions, songs, scales, tricks, tips, licks and riffs, pitch, harmony, ear training, how to solo and improvise all up and down the fretboard and more.

I can also help you with singing, songwriting, recording, music gear and many other aspects of the music business.

Whether your goal is to learn the basics, make a living as a guitar hero, or any level in between, I'm happy to share my music passion, skill and experience to help you get exactly where you want ...

About Keith

I specialize in Beginning and Intermediate Fundamentals to advanced playing skills and know how to reach my students with the right balance of personalized attention, patience, practical training, and positive encouragement, making learning fun through a variety of engaging and unique personalized

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Jarek M.
Keith has the patience of a Saint, he’s friendly and very knowledgeable about music skills. I’m glad I registered for these classes and I’d definitely recommend him to anyone!
Joe
Keith is fantastic! Not only does he know what he is doing but he is so much fun! I always have a blast! Funny, kind, patient, and talented! What else do you need?
Miguel “Nacho”
I’ve worked with Keith the past 25 years. In that time I’ve learned so much from him. He’s always eager to pass along what he knows about guitars, guitar playing, guitar equipment, anything and everything guitar.

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Brian A.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Studio Music and Jazz Performance from University of Miami
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Brian A.

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Lessons are based around each individual student's music goals. Simple practical methods for understanding and developing the fundamental skills needed to play songs you love and want to perform are the focus of each lesson. Teaching and performing music are what I'm passionate about. I have over twenty years of teaching experience with beginners and advanced students and have developed a curriculum that really works for all levels and styles while keeping things fun!

About Brian

I'm an experienced teacher with a background as a full time performing musician. Music was a big part of my life from an early age and I've stuck with it pursuing it as a career path. I graduated from the University of Miami with a degree in Studio Music and Jazz Performance and since have been t

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Joe
I've been working with Brian for four months now and have made excellent progress on guitar. Brian quickly adjusted to my experience level and has done an outstanding job of removing long-standing bad habits and reinforcing the good ones. He has a fresh approach which ensures students don't get bored and, best of all, instills confidence and a good stage presence. I'm on my way to being a better guitar player but more importantly, a better musician. I recommend Brian without reservation.
Wendy
Brian has been great , he patiently provides simple tangible explanations for both guitar play and music theory. He is building a solid foundation for my musical growth and more importantly supporting and enhancing my love of music. I give Brian my highest recommendation, he's a natural teacher

James S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 5 to 65
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James S.

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My students will have the opportunity to learn music theory and perform their favorite songs from any genre in my lessons. Throughout my 27 years of playing the guitar and 17 years of teaching it, I have learned that patience and practice are what defines a great guitarist. During my lessons, the student will not be rushed, and they will not feel uncomfortable nor nervous in my setting. Overall, their time will be used effectively when they are with me. Understanding is one aspect, but practice completes the process. A student has to practice at home as well. They will be provided practice sheets or online exercises to help them achieve that effectively.

About James

My name is James Singh, and I have been giving guitar lessons since 2001. Overall, I have been playing guitar for 27 years. I have been in three bands throughout my years of playing the guitar. You can see me jamming out on the acoustic and electric guitar on youtube with my music business calle

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Ben R.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Ben R.

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I have taught guitar since 2012 and have been playing since 2000. I am happy to take students at the beginner and intermediate levels. I believe strongly in integrating music theory and ultimately moving students toward musical self-suffiency, rather than focusing exclusively on learning particular pieces.

About Ben

Hi, there! My name is Ben and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2012 and have taught students of all ages from 3 to adult. I have experience not just with teaching but also with writing, recording, and performing music in successful bands and on multiple instruments

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Kamal
Ben has been instructing my 2 kids (now aged 11 and 9) in-home for at least 5 years. We started off with piano for the first few years but then switched to a combination of piano and acoustic guitar (half a session dedicated to each instrument).

He is patient, kind, and highly knowledgeable. I clearly see the upward trajectory in my kids' musical capabilities. One of my kids can be difficult to deal with, especially when he is tired, but Ben would mold his approach to the lesson on the spot to keep my kid engaged (e.g., instead of continuing the lesson on the actual piano, he'd switch to a fun music-oriented game).
Lauren
I hadn't played a musical instrument since elementary school when I started Ukulele lessons with Ben. Ben started from the beginning, answered all my questions along the way, and built upon that information in each lesson. It wasn't in a didactic way, but in a way that was really customized to fit my Ukulele lesson goals. Ben's teaching style is very flexible also. I had some Ukulele lesson books I had been gifted and we worked from those. I didn't feel that I had to buy a bunch of additional equipment, books, etc.

I recommend Ben as a music teacher. He is understanding, encouraging, and inspirational. I am looking forward to continuing lessons with Ben and JC Instrumental.
Pam
Ben has been working with our daughter since January 2019, when she turned 6 1/2. He arrives at our home on time each week and he works with her at an age appropriate level. We appreciate that he recognizes the effort she puts into the weeks when she practices often and he gently makes her aware when she hasn't practiced enough. He always speaks with her in a kind way and with us in a collaborative manner. We all want her to enjoy her piano experience, and we are thankful to have found Ben just a few blocks away from our home.

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The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Upland 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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"I have been learning for past 3+ years with Jimmy and I got to tell you he a great teacher. I have lot of respect for him and his teachings. Not only he teaches guitar lessons he give me advise for personal developments. Three major things I like about Jimmy: He is available anytime to answer questions, He records lessons for me to practice at home and a clean studio.
Finally, I strongly recommend taking classes from Jimmy and I am sure you will see the difference and enjoy his teachings."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James R.
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"I'm a few months into lessons with Jordan and really enjoying it so far. He is a highly skilled musician and a great teacher. His teaching style is well-rounded, and is helping me build a solid foundation on guitar. He will challenge you, but will be patient and encouraging along the way. He is very accommodating and flexible with scheduling (which is a huge plus). I would definitely recommend him for students of all ages."
David
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"Marc is a great teacher- skillful, patient and fun."
Jeff
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Marc M.
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"I have been Prawit's student for several years in both in-home lessons and online. He is an amazing teacher! Prawit really takes the time to understand what I want to learn, and shows me how to achieve those goals. He is extremely clear, patient, and supportive. He teaches me both acoustic and electric guitar in several different musical genres."
Ruby
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Prawit S.
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"Christopher is a fantastic teacher! He makes everything fun and is great with my son who is just beginning guitar. Highly recommended!"
Tyler
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Christopher B.
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"Greg is great with my son and has a fantastic curriculum for beginners!"
Blake
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Natasha is the best! She is patient, knowledgeable and makes me feel good about myself as I struggle to learn the guitar. She is also just a really cool person, I would totally recommend her to anyone wanting to learn how play an instrument."
Tara
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Natasha C.
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"Stevie is great with little kids.... shows patience, consideration and makes lessons exciting for them.... my 6 y.o. loves learning acoustic guitar with him."
Ranjan
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Stevie H.
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"Donnie is very knowledgeable and makes guitar lessons fun! It was our first lesson and we were a little discombobulated, but he was patient and got us on our way. We are excited to keep learning with Donnie"
Andy
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Mark has a systematic way of teaching guitar. He is teaching me fundementals of the fret board so I can understand this amazing instrument. I have homework every week and he has taught me how to practice, he is a thoughtful, gifted musician and I am so glad. Found him."
Kathy
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Mark W.
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