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Steven S.

14 Reviews
Ventura, CA
Starting at $33
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Steven S.

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Guitar lessons are fun for all ages, styles and levels. I'd love to help you learn to play the songs that YOU love on the guitar! Beginners are encouraged to apply. You'll have fun while reaching your musical goals. In addition to learning great songs, you'll learn improvisation and applied music theory. Also, I'll enjoy assisting the you in creating a practice regimen that fits in your time schedule.

About Steven

Steven graduated with his bachelor of music degree from California State University, Northridge and obtained his teaching credential from Cal Lutheran University. While at C.S.U.N., Steven was the winner of the Andres Segovia memorial scholarship and the Randy Rhoads memorial scholarship. Also, St

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Thomas S.
Fun experience.
Fredrick B.
Steve is an exellent instructor. Easy going and brings a beginner like me to ease and motivated. Look forward to my next class!
Linda
Wow! My son had absolutely NO prior experience and after just 4 lesson's he was rocking it and even reading music! Steven is absolutely wonderful with teens. My son looked forward to every lesson. Best teacher ever!!!!!

Ted M.

3 Reviews
Moorpark, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Luthiery Craftsman and Luthiery Techniucian from Red Rocks Community College
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Ted M.

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I teach from a practical application approach. If you want to play live, we will explore ALL areas, including gear and live venue approach as well as ensemble etiquette.

About Ted

Ted M. Guitarist, Composer, Producer, Luthier, Instructor, Engineer, Hopeless Gearaholic and Lion Tamer Ted M. and his band released two albums in the early eighties to high critical acclaim and never looked back, launching a career that spans 30 years and encompasses the epitome of composition,

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Jeremy
Ted is extremely knowledgeable about music theory and is a talented guitarist. We had talked briefly before our first lesson so he could assess my goals...and he literally managed to fill in the missing pieces and get me the information that I needed in the very first lesson to be able to achieve my goal. It's an overwhelming amount of information, and now it's on me to silly what I've learned and practice, practice, practice! But in five short lessons my understanding of music has changed dramatically, and as a result, my playing has improved as well.

Thanks Ted!
Jeremy
Ted is extremely knowledgeable about music theory and is a talented guitarist. We had talked briefly before our first lesson so he could assess my goals...and he literally managed to fill in the missing pieces and get me the information that I needed in the very first lesson to be able to achieve my goal. It's an overwhelming amount of information, and now it's on me to silly what I've learned and practice, practice, practice! But in five short lessons my understanding of music has changed dramatically, and as a result, my playing has improved as well.

Thanks Ted!
Bill H.
Fantastic Instructor

Ted is a great instructor who adjusts the pace to match my capability, keeping it interesting and challenging. He has taught me about equipment design and theory as well as music theory and playing skills. Always an enjoyable time at lessons.

Josh M.

1 Review
Camarillo, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Josh M.

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Hi! I teach acoustic guitar for all ages! I have 13 years experience playing and 3 years teaching. I tailor my lessons based on each individual students needs/goals. My specialty is playing and singing together, to include teaching students how to play cover songs to match their vocal range.

About Josh

My name is Josh and I love to play the guitar! I also enjoy teaching others and helping people find their passion through playing music I've been playing for 14 years, acoustic, electric, bass...you name it. I've been in a few bands (90s covers!) but find solo work to be my favorite setting. I have

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Audra
Josh is an outstanding teacher and great with children learning a new instrument. He finds things they are interested in learning to keep it fun and fresh and is flexible and patient. Excellent instructor online as well.

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Darrell V.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Darrell V.

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Electric, acoustic, Classical/Spanish, bass

About Darrell

Why these lessons are different: - Formally trained conductor/composer/producer - Individual or group session options including full band production - A long roster of satisfied clients - Broad base of musical styles (rock, classical, jazz, blues, metal, bluegrass, folk, theater, big band,

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Aviv C.
Good instructor
Frank S.
Darrell helped me a lot to get a handle on my Ableton rig. I needed to set up midi tracks, locate presets to create cool sounds from plugins. Then I needed to export the audio of a couple of those tracks to import into a separate Pro Tools project. Lot of progress, thanks Darrell! -- Frank S
Natalie Watson
Absolutely loved the lesson and loved Darrell. He made me feel very comfortable and made the lesson fun. I learned a lot and really am looking forward to the next ones. Very excited to be embarking on this new venture in my life.

Oleg G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Oleg G.

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Hi guys, my name is Oleg. I am guitar teacher and performer. In this gig I will provide you private guitar lesson via skype, zoom or facetime. I have great experience with teaching guitar for students with different ages and skills. So I can teach you to play guitar from beginner to advanced leve

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Russell S.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $120
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Music Theory from Las Vegas High School
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Russell S.

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If you are ready to take your music skills SERIOUSLY then stop wasting time and money on teachers who don't fully understand the instrument themselves. My name is Russell Steedle and I have been playing guitar professionally for 20 years and teaching music and producing records for over 10. I have worked with artists such as Mac Miller, Sean Kingston, Lifehouse, Disney's Caityln Taylor Love and have composed music to 100s of your favorite TV shows! Want to learn to shred? produce? write? dive into theory?

About Russell

Russell Steedle is an American Platinum-Selling record producer / songwriter / and guitarist based in Los Angeles, CA. With his first #1 Billboard record under his belt and previous clients such as Mac Miller, Sean Kingston, and Red Velvet, Russ has found endorsements and support from major music c

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Jera
Russ is such a wonderful teacher. He's so passionate and teaches in a way that's interesting, easy to grasp and fun! I've learned so much so quickly
Julius
Not sure how many lessons it takes to see results but ok so far timely and great person probably need several more lessons to get singing results
Erik B.
Outstanding - very practical and professional

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Ventura, CA

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Ventura is $65. 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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"Definitely knows his stuff!

This guy is a pretty amazing teacher, knows his theory and can easily help you learn the fundamentals of the instrument through the upper levels. Edwin's style is especially suited to anyone trying to learn to improv from either an intuitive or theoretical viewpoint."
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Took Guitar lessons from Edwin I.
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"Great Lessons!!

I'm in 10th grade and am trying to get into college for classical guitar. Dave is an amazing teacher! He is very good at teaching techniques and sends you an email after each lesson with everything you covered which is great in case you forget something you worked on in the lesson. He is very nice and makes learning classical guitar fun!!!"
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"I am really enjoying lessons with Andrew."
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"I have been taking lessons with Eric for more than a year now, and he is the best. Recently we've been working on some crucial fundamental materials that many students probably would overlook, but I am gaining noticeable improvement in my solo-ing because of that. If you really wanna "get" guitar, take lessons with Eric."
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Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Tim has an excellent vocabulary of music knowledge. Patient and willing to listen and answer questions. You can't go wrong if you're looking for a solid foundation to improve on any style of guitar playing."
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Took Guitar lessons from Tim M.
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"This was a great first class. Don was very friendly, patient, and full of jokes. I can't wait to go back for my second lesson"
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Took Guitar lessons from Don C.
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"Billy does a great job with guitar instruction and brings working knowledge and practicality to the process. Would highly recommend!"
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Took Guitar lessons from William D.
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"Instructor keeps my child engaged and interested in learning the guitar. Additionally, the monthly fee is manageable."
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"Flexible, knowledgeable and helped with guitar basics for my son at the right time."
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"Very excited to start lessons with Trevor he has been very accommodating, knowledgeable, and friendly!"
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The Savvy Guitarist’s Guide to Ventura

Learning to play the guitar is one of life’s most excellent adventures, and if you’re reading this in Ventura, you’re in the perfect place to get started! Ventura is home to great music shops and local venues where you can get everything you need to live a great guitar-loving life. Before you start taking guitar lessons in Ventura, make your way to a few of these hot spots to see what all the fuss is about.

If you’re in the market for a new guitar, you can’t go wrong at Guitar Planet (http://www.guitarplanet.us/) on Main Street. From the funky painting in the front window to the great, affordable selection of guitars, amps, and pedals, you’re sure to have a great experience at Guitar Planet. If you’re ever having trouble with your guitar, you can bring it back to Guitar Planet for a tune-up or repairs if necessary.

Looking for a more high-end guitar? When you’re on a quest for a premium guitar in Ventura, make Parsons Guitars (http://www.parsonsguitars.com/) your first stop. Whether you want to order a one-of-a-kind custom guitar or one of a limited production, you will find a special guitar to treasure forever at Parsons.

One of the best ways to learn to be a better guitarist, outside of guitar lessons, is to check out great performances. In Ventura, one of the best places to do this is The Majestic Ventura Theater (http://www.venturatheater.net/). Several nights a week, the theater hosts intimate shows by big-name stars. Head out for an evening, and take in a show; you won’t regret it!

If you like your live music with a side of dancing and enormous burgers, check out Bombay Bar and Grill (http://www.bombaybarandgrill.com/). One of the most popular spots for music and fun in Ventura, you might just catch an amazing performance while you have the time of your life.

Finally, when you’re ready to get out there and start jamming, joining a guitar Meetup group in Ventura is just the thing to give you a little push. When you join a Meetup group, you’re sure to meet new friends and learn a lot about guitar. Songmakers - Ventura County (http://www.meetup.com/Songmakers-Ventura-County/) is a popular Meetup group for guitarists and other musicians who love playing folk, blues, country, oldies, and lots more! Check out the group and join in a song circle.

Newbury Park Tuesday Night Music Jam (http://www.meetup.com/Newbury-Park-Tuesday-Night-Music-Jam/) is another popular Meetup group for musicians in Ventura. If you’re ready to bust out your guitar and play with a diverse group of musicians, this Meetup group could be perfect for you.

So, you see, you’re truly in good hands with your guitar lessons in Ventura! Make sure you take advantage of all the wonderful things this city has to offer. Remember, nobody becomes a virtuoso guitarist overnight. Practice playing guitar every day, and have fun on your musical journey!

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