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Ahmad G.

208 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Masters in Music & Audio Production from San Francisco State University
  • Teaching since 1992
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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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Pat
I fell into the pattern of doing the same thing over and over on guitar and needed help getting a fresh perspective. Ahmad is an excellent teacher. He taught me a lot of new theory to make my playing more interesting, as well as different techniques to change up my sound.

Highly Recommended!
Lauren B.
Wow ! So excited I started taking guitar lessons with Ahmad,and he has been so easy to work with ! Ahmad has been able to teach me and my son acoustic guitar - so much progress in just a short period of time ! Beyond professional and highly trained Ahmad is able individualize the lesson to your learning style and music preferences! Highly recommend !
Mike
I just started talking lessons with Ahmad and already I've learned SO much. As others have mentioned, he tries to get a sense of your musical interests and playing style in order to know you better and how you want to grow as a player.

He knows his music theory and has a great ear, which helps as he explains not only how a song goes, but the fundamental behind it. He also is very prepared with plans and practice sheets and tries to make lessons laid back and enjoyable.

Highly recommend taking lessons from this guy.

Bill B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Music in Classical Guitar Performance from Boston Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches students 14 and up
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Bill B.

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Private Classical Guitar Teacher

I offer personalized, in-depth private instruction covering all aspects of technique and musicianship. I have been teaching guitar for 40 years, and have taught on the Collegiate/Conservatory level for more than 20 years.

If you want to play Classical Guitar the right way, with a great sound, proper technique and stylistic interpretations, I will help you achieve your goals.

All levels are welcome!

About Bill

I currently maintain a private studio in my home south of Boston. If you want to play Classical Guitar the right way, with a great sound, proper technique and stylistic interpretations, I will help you achieve your goals. All levels are welcome! I served on the Guitar Faculty of The Bosto

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Brendon
I started lessons with Bill to learn classical guitar after 5 years of self-taught electric and steel string acoustic playing. My playing has improved immensely since I started working with him. Not only has he introduced me to classical guitar but he has taught me how to effectively practice to constantly improve. Bill has a wealth of experience and knowledge to draw upon and I cannot say enough good things. A++
Charles
I have been a classical guitar student of Bill's for the past 6 months. In retirement, I have decided to take what was an "off and on" affair with the classical guitar (I'm not a beginner) and, instead, commit the necessary time and energy to truly learning the instrument. These have been my first serious classical guitar lessons. Prior to these lessons, I was entirely "self-taught" which means I created a whole bunch of bad habits for myself and was not progressing at all. Bill refers to me as a "remedial" student which I think is a perfect description of my playing. Through Bill, I have learned proper technique which, in turn, has improved my tonality and musicality with the classical guitar. Bill has identified my bad habits, broken them down, shown the proper way to overcome them and makes sure I don't "back-slide" into my bad habits again. Bill paces the lessons according to ability, not covering material that's too advanced while still ensuring that the lesson is challenging. In each lesson, Bill is positive, encouraging yet kindly critical so that I know I am making progress yet always aware of what areas I need to work on. Bill has the right "make-up" for a teacher and I am pleased, and without reservation, to give Bill a 5 star rating.
Steve
I have been a student of Bill's for almost three years. Bill's teaching is characterized by clarity of expression, high standards, patience and an upbeat and pleasant disposition. He is always clear and direct when explaining the technical aspects of playing- no matter how complex the matter at hand. He holds you (and himself) to a high standard- no shortcuts- you learn to do it right. Yet he is so pleasant to be with that every minute of every lesson is truly enjoyable. Every time I leave I am ready to practice and can't wait to return.
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Ben S.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ Spanish, πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ English
  • Awarded Best Surf Band Nominee from Orange County Music Awards
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Ben S.

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🎼 The are so many beautiful pieces in the classical guitar repertoire!

...Where is the eager guitar student expected to start?

Come along! Let me show you.

What you will get in these lessons:

βœ… How to play "Romance"

βœ… How to play beautiful pieces by legendary composers
βœ”οΈ Fransisco Tárrega
βœ”οΈ Fernando Sor
βœ”οΈ Bach
... And more!

About Ben

πŸ‘‹ Hey there guitar aficionado! Ben Stubbs here, your Flamenco guitar go-to-guy. I want to show YOU HOW to PLAY the guitar...but more specifically, the Flamenco guitar. Let me tell you a little about myself, and then we'll get started with a plan for you! EDUCATION I hold an M.P.A. and a B.A.

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Jeff W.
Very fun and a great kick-off meeting with Ben.
Michael H.
Love this guy!
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Michael R.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Master of Music in guitar performance from UNC School of the arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michael R.

14 Reviews
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Playing and teaching the guitar is my life's biggest passion. I began playing guitar in highschool in a rock band, and fell in love with the instrument. Since then I decided to major in music, became obsessed with classical guitar, and now I'm teaching classical guitar at UNLV while pursuing a doctorate of music there.

I teach all styles though, and I aim to help my students reach whatever goals with music they may have. I also have a good knowledge of music theory, something that's helpful in all musical endeavors. I'm also very good for beginners, as I can ensure no technical bad habits are developed.

About Michael

I moved to Las Vegas in August to pursue a doctorate of music in guitar performance. I'm also teaching at UNLV part time, and want to expand my teaching into the local community. I've been teaching for many years now, at universities, music stores and private in-home lessons like I'm offering on th

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Malcolm H.
Lausanne
Michael has been great teaching us (ages 40 and 7 years old) ukelele lessons. We've never played the ukelele before and he has been very patient and listens to our questions and teaches in a way that makes it fun and easy to learn. My 7 year old daughter practices without me having to remind her! We will definitely be purchasing more lessons and now my husband wants to start as well!
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Matt O.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, German, English
  • Music from Roosevelt University
  • Teaching since 1997
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Matt O.

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My Classical guitar teaching style consists of a fun, relaxed, and engaging student paced learning environment.
My instruction is always tailored to my student's short term, and long term goals.
My promise to you as my student is that together we will discover what it takes for you to become a proficient musician with the ability to perform in front of any audience.
My classes with you will include the following content:
• Warm up exercises
• Fundamentals
• Mindfulness techniques
• Note reading
• Tab reading
• Sight reading
• Left hand/ right hand techniques
• Burst practicing (burnout prevention)
• Micro movements/economy of motion
• Proper posture both sitting and standing
• Stage performance techniques
• Embellishments
• Improvisation
• Unorthodox techniques
• Scales and Keys
• Theory
• Fretboard mastery
• Chords (all types)
• Songwriting
• Transcription
• Memorization
• Self sufficiency

About Matt

***ALL OF MY LESSONS ARE CURRENTLY TAUGHT ONLINE USING SKYPE OR ZOOM*** Whether you are starting from square one, or you've reached a point where you can't go further on your own, or you would like to sharpen skills you already possess and want to take them to a higher level, I'm your guy. I

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Sydney
I've been taking lessons from Matt for more than 8 years now since I was young and he's super friendly and encouraging! Highly recommend as he has experience with many different areas of guitar and that offers freedom to learn whatever you want.
Luke Lehman
Matt is able to spot small things that make a big difference in a musician's journey no matter how far along they are. His demeanor puts his students at ease, and always encourages and builds up. I'd recommend Matt to anyone, at any level, wanting to grow as a musician!!
Joe
Matt is a great teacher with an extensive knowledge of guitar and music as whole. He is willing to help teach any song you want and has a great sense of humor.
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Dru S.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 16 and up
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Dru S.

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I offer Intermediate and Advanced Guitar Lessons for electric, acoustic, and bass guitar. I have over 20 years playing and songwriting experience, including live shows, recordings, and tours; I've been lead guitarist for the metal band Locusta since 2006. I've been teaching guitar for 14 years and have had thousands of hours of teaching experience in that time.

Lessons are available on advanced topics such as music theory, songwriting, lead guitar technique, sweep picking, and classical guitar (i.e. Bach/Spanish guitar), as well as non-guitar specific subjects like home and studio recording, ear training, rhythm, and drum programming (no drum experience necessary). Personalized lessons are offered as well as structured 4 to 8 week courses on specific subjects.

I mainly specialize in rock and metal but enjoy listening to and teaching classical, jazz, (old)country, blues, funk, or almost any other kind of music. I play in a death metal band and my favorite guitar players range ...

About Dru

I've been playing guitar since the age of 10; I started with private lessons for 5 years, then in high school I began playing in bands as a guitarist as well as a self-taught drummer. I became a guitar teacher at the age of 18 and have taught full-time for the most part since then. I have writt

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Alex
Dru has been an awesome teacher. He is well versed in music theory, differnet play styles and an exceptional guitarist himself. it's hard to argue with 20 years of experience and it shows. He keeps me motivated and on top what I need to get better. Without his help and encouragement I wouldn't have learned so much in such a short time. If you're looking for a knowledgable, laid back teacher that will help and guide you to where you want to be, Dru is the teacher you're looking for.
Johnny
I always had a stigma when it came to taking lessons. For about four years, I'd watch YouTube videos and mess around, and thought I had made decent progress. Eventually, I decided to take one lesson to see how things would go. I found Dru through a friend, and didn't know really anything about him prior to reaching out. From the first phone call, Dru made a significant impact on my playing by lending me perspective and a way to look at the guitar that I had not heard before - and that was just during the initial phone call. Dru offered me a discounted lesson to see if it was a good fit, and I've had lessons with Dru nearly every week since - a bit over a year. The leap I've made during the past year plus almost seems unbelievable. I went from knowing parts of songs, no theory knowledge, and a limited repertoire of technique to knowing multiple songs all the way through, delving deep into the theory (which has allowed me to navigate the fret board rather than playing in boxes), and having way more tools in my technique toolbox. I've also been able to begin songwriting with Dru's help and playing with others regularly. Of course, you might be thinking that this sort of progression is possible with any instructor, but I'm not sure if I would have made such significant gains in this time if it weren't for Dru. He is excellent at understanding where you are exactly with your playing, and offering the right advice for what to do to get where you want to be. Just take a lesson with him, and you'll understand what I mean. Dru is a top-notch dude and makes for an excellent teacher.

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"Great instruction! The time was packed with information. Thanks Michael."
Kevin
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Michael L.
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"I started lessons with Ahmad last year as a birthday present from my wife, and I can I look forward to my lessons as much now as I did then! Ahmad has provided the exact style of instruction I need and has continued to help me grow as a guitar player.

Ahmad is able to connect with his students to understand their goals and objectives with lessons. I appreciate how he is able to tailor his teaching style and method to each individual and adjust as needed. His knowledge of music is superb and his musical interests are wide. Ahmad can flex between jazz to classical guitar to the newest pop single as easily as changing radio stations.

As a classically trained musician he can not only play the music, but also knows the music theory. I look forward to my lessons every week, and I can't recommend Ahmad highly enough!"
Gary
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Will had been my teacher for about two years before I relocated to another city and he's the best instructor I've had. Will had a great level of patience, he's methodical with his lesson plans, and he's very analytical. His lessons are challenging and there is never a dull moment. Most importantly, he's passionate about music and he'll inspire you to love music as much as he does. I highly recommend Will!"
Freddy
Took Classical Guitar lessons from William G.
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"Genial!!!!! me enseñó todo lo que sé de guitarra, me gustan mucho sus clases, muy profesional, cuando regrese a Austria lo estaré esperando para seguir aprendiendo... gracias por todos sus consejos y su guía."
Johannes
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Juan P O.
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"The best tteacher I know, enthusiastic and dedicated, I recommend 100%
Two words " the best""
Anna
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Edison P.
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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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"I really enjoyed my first lesson. Looking forward to working with Joey!"
Alice
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Joseph R.
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"We came across Jordan's profile when searching the internet for a guitar teacher for my 8 year old. He has been perfect for us! My son looks forward to lessons (definitely a plus), and Jordan is very good with teaching on a level my son can understand. So excited to have found him :)"
Janna
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"Excelente profesor de guitarra, para los que comienzan y para los que aspiran a un nivel superior, me encantaron sus clases."
Zoe
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Juan P O.
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"My 9 year old really loves his guitar lessons with Dan. Dan has inspired him to learn new songs and to keep practicing, which can be challenging at this age. Lessons with Dan are the highlights of my son's week. Dan is always on time and we never had any issues with scheduling. We both highly recommend Dan."
Natalia
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Daniel E.
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