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Mark C.

11 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $52
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Best Short Film - "Grand Scheme" from Long Beach Indie International Film Festival
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Mark C.

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Mark is an American composer, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and music producer.

I started teaching private music lessons my senior year of high school, in 2006. Since then I've taught over 50 different students of all ages from 3 years old to 61 years old. While still living in Ohio, I was the one and only official guitar teacher for Guitar Center Youngstown through the duration of 2008-2009. In late 2009, after moving to Los Angeles, I continued to teach privately all around the city. I currently live in West Hollywood with my wife and dog. I plan to continue teaching private students for the rest of my life.

About Mark

Mark is an American composer, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and music producer. I started teaching private music lessons my senior year of high school, in 2006. Since then I've taught over 50 different students of all ages from 3 years old to 61 years old. While still living in Ohi

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Mark is a patient, friendly, experience and pleasant teacher. I enjoyed working with him very much. I learned a lot of new things during his classes. I need to practice all. I am very happy to recommend him to anyone else who is looking for a great teacher .
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Rodrigo R.

14 Reviews
Long Beach, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Awarded Music Faculty Scholarship from El Camino College, Torrance CA
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Rodrigo R.

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Classical, fingerpicking and Latinoamerican rhythms.

About Rodrigo

With an associates degree from El Camino, and lots of musical studies in Mexico, I have been fortunate to tour through the States and through my country. My lessons include real working tips for the real life, keeping it fun as the material is created for your specific needs. I am a multi-instrumen

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Donna
I am so happy to have this opportunity to review Rodrigo Rodríguez. I have learned so much with him over the several years that I have been studying with him! He has totally transformed my guitar playing and has helped me to achieve my specific goals which are: To learn to play rhythmically with my right hand, to learn the fretboard better so that I can play more advanced songs, and to learn the repertoire of Spanish language music. He is so knowledgeable and talented! I have learned styles and songs from him from many different countries - Argentina, Peru, Bolivia, Cuba, Colombia, and Mexico. In addition to all of that, he is a first rate human being who I feel fortunate to know! So, do yourself a favor and take lessons from him. He is a great teacher!
Barbara Judd
Rodrigo is a patient teacher who is a great musician. I have only had one lesson with him, but believe I will make good progress in learning the cajun accordion.
Daniel M.
He takes time to explain everything and looking forward to the next lesson
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Jon S.

19 Reviews
Culver City, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • BME in Music Education from The College of Wooster
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jon S.

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I work with the student to develop a curriculum based on their musical interests and my own teaching pedagogy. I strongly feel that for young musicians to own their education, they must have a say in what they play. Assigning method books and mindless etudes to practice doesn't have nearly the same effect asking them "Ok, what kind of music do YOU like? What do you want to PLAY? What do you want to LEARN?".

I believe that students learn best when they are invested in a subject, and the best way to get them invested is to individually get to know each one, speak to them on their level, and get them playing music they're interested in.

About Jon

I'm a professional performer, educator, and recording artist. I received my Masters in Music from New Mexico State University, and my BA and BME from the College of Wooster in Ohio. Students can expect to improve their technique and performing repertoire within a matter of weeks. We will collabo

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Abby
My experience with Jon is pleasant and effective. His knowledge and patience creates a fun atmosphere that is both challenging and inspiring. He clearly loves to teach and I am lucky to learn from him.
Nosa
Jon was wonderful! He gave me some great tips and even provided some material in helping me build
My guitar skills. He was great at listening and giving me a well thought out answers to my questions. I highly recommend it this teacher!
Dave
Jon is great! Initially I was concerned he was using a lot of the time assessing, but his suggestions were SO pertinent that I now appreciate that he spent a lot of time upfront to know me, my goals and my current level. I can tell his advice will be fruitful!

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Phil C.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • Music Composition and Performance from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaches students 17 to 90
  • Awarded Presidential Scholarship from Columbia College Chicago
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Phil C.

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I teach every student the technical skills and applied theory necessary to work in any contemporary style on guitar. I use the "Be better than you have to be" approach. Want to be the best on a bad day? Be better than your chosen style requires. I studied classical and jazz in order to excel at rock, folk and blues.
You will learn to read music and charts for guitar, as well as movable scale patterns, movable chord forms, and how to apply it all to master the fretboard.
Have you hit a road block? I can help. Are you brand new and want to be sure you understand the instrument completely? I can help.

About Phil

COVID-19 UPDATE: WHILE CHICAGO REMAINS IN PHASE 4 OF REOPENING, I'M ONLY DOING SOCIALLY DISTANCED IN-PERSON LESSONS, WITH MASKS. I WILL BE HAPPY TO DISCUSS THIS WITH YOU BEFORE SETTING UP OUR SESSIONS. IT'S IMPORTANT TO ME THAT WE ALL FEEL SAFE AND COMFORTABLE IN OUR WORK TOGETHER. I've taugh

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Ed B.
Very knowledgeable and put me at ease right from the beginning.
Ben B.
Phil is very personable in his approach. He is also very knowledgeable and throughout in his explanations regarding the topics we are working on and I'm very happy to be working with him.
Glenn F.
1st meeting/lesson went well....Looking forward to future lessons.
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Mary W.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $33
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded International conducting award from Peters way
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Mary W.

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wonderful books for ages 5 through Adult. Also a great way to sing and read music while playing an instrument. My teaching method includes notation if you haven’t studied a prior instrument . Books can also take in your specific interests, rock, jazz, country, after basic concepts .

About Mary

Music degree from Lawrence University and Conservatory in Appleton, WI. Graduate work in conducting, piano, and vocal pedagogy at Westminster Choir College in Princeton. Also certified in Kindermusik for ages newborn to 7. My studio, since 1993 is located in the back of my house and is in a fa

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Caroline A.
Liam D.
Hazel R.
She is energetic, warm, kind, and great with my kids (2 have lessons). They are eager to practice (to my surprise) and happy to go to their lessons. She makes learning the piano fun.
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Devin A.

26 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks French, Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Masters of Music in Jazz Performance from McGill University
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Devin A.

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Extensive experience teaching rock, jazz and acoustic guitar. I base my teaching around the interests of the student, and also make sure to cover important fundamentals of music such as scales, chords and music theory.

I enjoy helping students develop their unique talents and helping them to find their own musical voice on the guitar or bass.

About Devin

Devin has been teaching private lessons since 2002 and is currently available to teach online lessons in Guitar, Electric Bass, and Music Production using Ableton Live or Logic Pro X. Devin has worked with students of all ages and levels of playing ability from beginners to professionals. He is

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Dominic C.
Fabian M.
Devin is an excellent and knowledgeable teacher! He taught me the basics of Ableton and the details of music production, recording audio/midi tracks, sound libraries, effects, etc. He guided me through the songwriting process, and made this complex software easier to navigate through and understand. I highly recommend Devin for anyone interested in enhancing their skills in music production. Thank you Devin for all your help!
Jacob W.
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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Valley Village 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 have been a student for Mathew for past few months and I enjoy his classes. In his classes, I've been learning songs, guitar techniques, music theory, and even a little about the music business from his experiences. He has a great in-home studio which is perfect for guitar lessons and I've have learned a lot from him and I look forward to his classes each week. In my opinion, he is the the best type of person to learn from because of his dedication and his ability to teach anybody at any level."
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"Dave is very patient and knowledgeable and is very flexible in his teaching methods. Every lesson is fun unlike most music lessons I have had over the years and makes you want to come back for the next one."
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Took Guitar lessons from Laura W.
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"Excellent teacher, very willing to teach and listens to what you have to say, very relaxed and just an all round perfect experience, I've learned more in three weeks than I ever thought I would learn, loads of fun and I hope to use him as a teacher for as long as I can afford it, A+++++ in every aspect of teaching and a great person."
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Took Guitar lessons from Jeff S.
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"Aldrin was fantastic! Highly recommended."
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"Jesse is so patient and encouraging. My granddaughter loves her guitar lessons and he makes it real, by accompanying her and applauding her songs. Jesse offers a great balance of exercises on the guitar and songs she likes. She is learning so fast we are amazed! She got to hear his band play this week and that motivated her even more. We give Jesse a 10!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Jesse H.
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Took Guitar lessons from Matthew H.
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"Jason is very patient. He teaches my 14 yr old guitar and focuses on how my son learns best. He is always flexible with changing lesson times as some times things come up last minute."
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"Wow! I love Daniel's approach to teaching, he was able to explain things in a way that made sense. After a few session he addressed a few issues I was having and setup plan that allowed me overcoming those struggles. Not only have I improved, im feeling more confident as a guitarist. I'm very excited to continue learning with Daniel as my teacher and I highly recommend him!"
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