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Daniel G.

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Reseda, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
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Daniel G.

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FUN!!! Learning guitar should be fun! I teach electric and acoustic guitar in a fun way. The exercises that I have you do are not boring, they are actual songs that you get better and better at playing.
I mix up the lessons and your practice with a combination of scales that can turn into instant leads, cords and the combination of cords that make up a family called a "key". I teach a variety of strum and picking patterns and styles, from folk to reggae to rock. The latest thing in playing melodies is tablature, I teach that, but I also believe that you need to be able to play regular notes as well. Best of all, you do not have to be a great lead guitarist to be a star, and if you want to sing while you play I can definitely teach you that!

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Music lessons should be fun and focus on what you want! I am willing to travel to you or welcome you to my studios: Reseda pr Canoga Park. I travel to homes San Diego and Los Angeles Counties. What is your goal? School or Church choir? Musical programs?Learn to Cantor or lead songs at Church/

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Mr. G goes over and above to help me pursue my interests. He helped me sing through a difficult time while my voice was changing. He supports me at performances and never fails to make me laugh. Working with him has been a fantastic experience and I feel that I have grown so much.
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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.
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Jim M.

Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $75
  • Teaches students 16 and up
  • Awarded Solo guitar CD named "Best of the Year" by Acoustic Guitar Magazine from Acoustic Guitar Magazine
  • Master's Degree in Music from California Institute of the Arts
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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

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Zachary A.

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Starting at $42
  • Speaks 日本語, Español, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music Performance from Berklee College of Music
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Zachary A.

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Hello current & future Guitar Lovers!
With a background in teaching at two music schools, studying at the
Berklee College of Music, and playing in Wedding Bands for 4 years, here is a short summary of my lesson Format
My lessons CATER to my students. Through creating arrangements of YOUR favorite songs we build guitar technique, core music, and practical learning skills. These arrangements are leveled to meet the student where they are at in the learning process while also making sure they have a 100% guarantee of playing their favorite pieces of music!

About Zachary

Hey Music lovers! I'll keep it brief. I'm originally from Miami FL. I Began studying music at 12 and went to Dillard Center for the Performing Arts. Afterwords I received my Bachelors in the Arts from the Berklee College of Music, 2014-2017. Since graduating I have taught at two music schools, ha

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Bai
Zack is jazz guitar wizard! Not only is he amazing with the instrument, he’s also great at explaining new concepts, breaking things down into small, digestible pieces and encouraging students to explore their own musical interests. I’ve learned so much and have really enjoyed my time studying with him! Highly recommended!
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Brad F.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Masters of Music in Guitar Performance from East Carolina University
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Brad F.

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I'm a guitarist and educator based out of Raleigh, NC. I received training at the University of South Carolina (Bachelors of Music, 2011) and East Carolina University (Masters of Music, 2015). I am an active performer in the Triangle area, drawing inspiration from American roots music, classical, and jazz traditions.

I have seen hundreds of students over ten years of private teaching, working with beginner to advanced students of all age levels. I teach in a wide range of styles, and I specialize in classical guitar and flatpicking (bluegrass/old time).

I hope to help you along as you grow as a musician and a guitarist!

About Brad

I am a guitarist and educator based out of Raleigh, North Carolina. I received training at University of South Carolina (Bachelor of Music, 2011) and East Carolina University (Master of Music, 2015). I am an active performer in the Triangle area, drawing inspiration from American traditional music,

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Avery
Just finished my first lesson with Brad. He's a nice guy and clearly a very skilled player. I'm looking forward to my next lesson.
Ashlie
My son and husband have been taking lessons with Brad for 6 weeks. They are thrilled with him and they have both made a lot of progress. Brad is the first teacher that has inspired my son to actually practice between lessons. :) He is highly recommended.
Erin R.
Brad is very patient with our 9 year old special needs son and we appreciate his teaching very much!
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John M.

18 Reviews
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Starting at $38
  • Teaches students 6 to 80
  • Awarded Triple A Album of the Year from Los Angeles Music Awards
  • Studied Music Theroy & Music History from Palomar College
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John M.

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I have 40 years of Professional drums & percussion experience and 13 years of teaching beginning and intermediate drummers by ear, performance & notation. Preforming drums has brought so much enjoyment to my life and has expanded my cognitive and creative mind more than I would have ever realized w

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willy A.
I bought these lessons for my 15yo nephew and like others . he is spending most of his time during this social distance, with video games,,being cough up in a game he wanted to delay drum lessens, plus I think my nephew loves the drums but he didn't think he had a drummer in him so,anyway, I had my nephew call John and make arrangement for the lesson schedule ..well,, after John talked to my nephew, my nephew was so excited to take the lessons that he schedule for the next day,,, what ever John said got my nephew excited about music and my nephew realized that he does hv a drummer in him,,, bc,. after his lesson,, my nephew has been practicing ,,, and taking a break from his video games,,, thanks John,,,
Ronald
John, Is a knowledgeable and friendly drum teacher that is eager to help you reach your drum performance goals. Being a guitar player first, my lessons with John have been at a sporadic beginner pace as I attempt to generate time for both worlds. That being said John has been very patient and accommodating, and I'm sure he will help me dial in my drum skills.
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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Van Nuys, CA

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Van Nuys 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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"Courtney and Chris are amazing. They really make sure that you know what your doing by the time you leave your lesson, and they are both so much fun. 10 out of 10 would recommend to anyone at any level of experience."
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"I have spent one year locking myself up in my room, every day for a few hours at a time, stumbling my way to learning the guitar. On my own, I have made it far enough to be familiar with a repertoire of chords, able to learn songs and even develop the mindset for habit forming. But after one year I felt my own limits and decided to discard my ego and find a teacher.

From his profile here I could tell that Juan was not only a skilled musician, but a keen and pensive instructor. After a single session Juan was able to properly asses my abilities and my shortcomings and tailor-designed an approach that matches my personal and musical nature. He uses my strong affinity for technique and uses that to discourage my hesitancy toward theory. He has a comfortable and approachable presence where mistakes and flaws are encouraged as learning footstools. With humble discipline he pushes me to -want- to be better.

With Juan I am absolutely confident in not merely becoming an apt guitarist, but a genuine musician."
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Took Guitar lessons from Juan C.
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"My son is enjoying playing the guitar cause of Steve. He is a great instructor. I would recommend him to anyone."
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Took Guitar lessons from Steven B.
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"I Have known David for many years, first as a student at Purchase College, and then as a fellow musician/educator in the professional field. David is a well rounded musician. Besides being a great guitarist he is also an accomplished composer and educator. David has a great personality and connects well with his peers and his students. I highly recommend him."
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Took Guitar lessons from David R.
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"Very attentive and experienced!"
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"Daniel is a very good patient teacher and we have loved working with him

He is great with kids"
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Took Guitar lessons from Daniel Z.
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"Ahmad is great, super fun and super talented. He explains things very clearly and never gets frustrated. I'd gladly recommend him to anyone out there looking to learn how to play from the ground up. I've been taking weekly lessons now with Ahmad for about 3 months and can already see some real results."
John
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Indigo has been such a pleasant surprise! She is caring and dedicated to helping me improve every week. She is working with a beginner and has had a lot of patience. I look forward to her coming every week and am grateful for her. She’s an amazing guitarist/singer and has a deep knowledge of teaching. I recommend her to everyone!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Indigo S.
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"Jesse is a fantastic teacher. Really loved the way he had my daughter start working immediately on popular songs from her favorite artists--that was just a wonderful way of keeping her interested while also working on basics. He always tries to get her to think for herself about what's she's doing. He also has the patience of a saint for those lessons when she seems to be mentally out of it!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Jesse M.
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"Patient, skilled, and very educational

Josh has been incredibly flexible to my ridiculous schedule, and despite that, has still been able to teach me at a much faster pace than I expected to learn. I am learning so many things that don't just teach me how to play, but why I play what I play. From that I am creating new styles, new songs, and new sounds that I hadn't been able to do before. Highly recommend."
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Took Guitar lessons from Josh G.
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