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Steven B.

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Alameda, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • AA Music Theory from Laney College
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Steven B.

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I teach beginning to advanced levels, including music theory, proper hand and finger technique and ear training. Pick the style of guitar playing you want to learn and I'll teach you how to perfect your abilities and have fun with it at the same time!

About Steven

Have you always wanted to learn how to play the piano, guitar or electric bass? Or maybe you've just felt like brushing up your musical knowledge and playing skills? Now’s your chance to fulfill those dreams! About Me: San Francisco Bay area pianist/guitarist/bassist; I've been playing music fo

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Debora H.
Wonderful first lesson with Steven. Steven shows a real interest in teaching. My success is his sucess. I learned a lot at the first lesson. He’s very knowledgeable, informative and has an easy going and fun teaching style. Looking forward to future lessons!
Sue M.
Great. He’s very talented I’m excited to begin working with him.
Lavernne
I've been taking lessons from Steven for I think two years now and he's helped me so much not only in reading music but also in ear training and in my song writing. He's incredibly patient and fun to work with. He also has a really nice cat.
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Peter C.

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Livermore, CA
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Peter C.

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Music has been my passion since I was 10 years old. I didn't have any real instruments at first, so, I built my own out of coffee cans, ice cream containers and of course: a rubber band shoebox guitar! It might sound funny, but, I believe these early days of trying to create music using my "homemade symphony," forced me to really get to the core of sound and expression without the pre-set curriculum of traditional music study. Early on, I learned a few fundamental concepts of music theory that would forever change how I learned, as well as how I taught music to others. I believe these concepts set a foundation that allowed me to understand music and grow much faster - including learning multiple instruments.

And yes, I eventually acquired a real guitar and went on to study music and computers at the University of California and I currently compose music for TV and film in my own studio. I have taught guitar, bass, piano, drums, theory, composition and recording production to ...

About Peter

I currently compose music for TV, film and other digital media in my own recording studio. Prior to that, I spent about 25 years playing guitar, piano, bass and drums in bands and as a studio musician. At school I studied classical music (theory and composition) as well as orchestration and compute

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Nick
Peter has a wonderful, positive personality and is really easy to work with!
Art
I just started my second year of guitar lessons with Peter and I’m learning so much! Peter is a great teacher who is patient, encouraging and a great listener. He can “hear” the areas that I need to work on, and is able to clearly communicate ways for me to improve . He has helped me get better at my rhythm, my strumming, tempo and even an introduction to music theory. I’m now playing (and singing) some of my favorite songs! Highly recommend!
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Mark B.

29 Reviews
Castro Valley, CA
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  • No degree from University Of The Pacific
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded King Of The Blues from Guitar Center
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Mark B.

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I teach all levels of guitar lessons, from beginner to advanced professional...in all styles, except classical/flamenco.

About Mark

I have played on tour with several professional bands, playing rock, pop, blues, African, metal, and country. Now I am a bandleader and perform live in various bands and record original music as often as possible. My music has gotten airplay in many countries. I started taking guitar lessons

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Amit Dubey
Mark is a great instructor. Chill dude and lots of fun to work with. Loads of musical knowledge, and a ton on handy tips. If you ask nicely, he'll even teach you to play the uke behind your back or with your teeth.
Serena C.
Mark is an awesome instructor who makes learning the ukulele fun. I feel like I've already learned so much in the 7 classes I've taken. He is patient, creative, and easy to learn from.

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Andrew H.

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  • Higher Diploma in Guitar Performance from Institute of Contemporary Music Performance
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Andrew H.

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HI! My name is Andrew, i'm 31 years old and I am a passionate guitarist and educator. I have been Playing guitar for 11 years now and i'm looking forward to sharing some of my knowledge with you! My specialties include blues, funk, classic soul, neo-soul, and a bit of jazz. I also recently graduated from The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance in London for studying guitar performance. I have a very relaxed attitude towards teaching and try to make my students feel welcome while creating a pleasant learning environment. I understand that every student is unique, and I will work with my students to determine the appropriate curriculum and techniques to ensure they reach their full potential as guitarists/musicians. Please let me know if you have any questions! Hope to see you soon!

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Hi! My name is Andrew and I'm a 31 year old guitarist living in Washington DC. I recently graduated from The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance in London for studying guitar performance. I have been playing for about 11 years and I'm looking forward to sharing my knowledge with you! My are

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Brad F.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Masters of Music in Guitar Performance from East Carolina University
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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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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Mia
Great first lesson!
Cindy T.
Brad is Very patient and easy to understand. He made my first lesson quite enjoyable and I'm grateful that he is prepared to go slowly as I start this new adventure.
Richard E.
Great start. Brad was very well prepared and pitched the lesson at the right level
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Paul R.

2 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 15 to 65
  • Teaching since 2020
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Paul R.

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The guitar is a versatile instrument. With my help, you will learn the meaning of chord progressions, scaling, improvisation, listening, and rhythm. Who knows? Maybe you will be inspired to write some songs of your own.

About Paul

To all potential students, I believe that my education in vocal technique and my 7+ years of performing either solo or with an ensemble can be an asset to you. I’ve had 3 years of formal vocal training from High School and College, have studied music theory as a music major in college, and am w

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Bryan
Paul is an amazing vocalist. He will open your eyes to help you find your best voice. Not only is he an extremely talented musician with years of experience, but he’s also a great person who wants to help you improve with each lesson.

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Walnut Creek, CA

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Walnut Creek is $63. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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Took Guitar lessons from Lars N.
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Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Great lessons! Extremely Patient. Teaches the songs I want to play, and uses them to teach the bigger picture. Great all around experience."
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Took Guitar lessons from Robert M.
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"Mike is a great musician and knows how to translate that to his students. He cares about his students and goes the extra distance. He is patient but knows how to get the most out of his student's ability. I have been taking lessons with Mike for 2 years now and never expected to be as advanced as he has helped me to be. He is a wonderful teacher!!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Mike B.
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"Emerson is super patient and a great teacher!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Emerson W.
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"I have taken guitar lessons with Greg. He is very patient and takes extra care to make sure that I understand the concepts in the lesson before moving on. He is able to determine a student’s experience level and skill set, and teach at any level from beginner to advanced. One of the things that I appreciate very much from Greg is that he has helped me develop my own unique style. My playing and songwriting skills have improved dramatically. Much thanks to Greg. I highly recommend him."
Gene
Took Guitar lessons from Gregory V.
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"Great first lesson. I am an older student who was nervous about taking up an instrument. Steve took the time to listen to my concerns and desires and catered to my skills making the lesson both informative to my learning and exciting by showing me I COULD play a song. I think Steve has a knack for this and it will benefit me in my aspirations to play in front of other players."
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Took Guitar lessons from Steven E.
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