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Brian P.

27 Reviews
Culver City, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from City of Los Angeles
  • Teaching since 1986
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Brian P.

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Brian has a degree in Classical Guitar Performance from California State University at Los Angeles and has been teaching classical guitar to students of all ages in the Los Angeles area for more than 20 years. Brian's special talent as a teacher of this challenging instrument is a unique ability that combines patience with enthusiasm and a deep appreciation of the genre to help his students learn, improve and achieve mastery of technique and develop their understanding of the repertoire. Students of all ages are welcome!

Below see Brian's teaching philosophy in his own words:

MY APPROACH:
I focus on four areas that I think are essential to being a good music teacher:

* the uniqueness of each student;
* the fact that enjoyment (fun!) maximizes learning;
* the importance of proper technique and an understanding of music theory to build self-confidence;
* the development of musicianship through performance.

EACH STUDENT IS UNIQUE:
My first interest with each new ...

About Brian

Brian discovered his talent and passion for teaching while still in college, and has been teaching guitar and piano in Southern California for over 20 years. Gifted at teaching students of all ages and abilities, he combines patience, creativity, imagination and boundless enthusiasm with solid prof

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Diane W.
Although this was my first lesson with Brian, he is a perfect match for me. He has a gentle, docile personality, good humored and very patient. He's especially great with beginners, older students and special needs individuals. In close proximity so he didn't have to travel far. His teaching style, for me, is very effective and he's a very nice person.
Mike S.
Brian is the best! Highly encouraging - especially for me as a beginner.
Jack
Brian was fantastic and the lesson was fun! Really pumped about my next lesson! I have some things to practice and I already feel like I can play some guitar!!
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Andrea C.

Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $34
  • Awarded Best emeriging horror artist of 2020 from Scream Horror Magazine
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 30; Female: 5 to 25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Andrea C.

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Hi I'm Andrea, professional guitarist and music producer based in Los Angeles, CA.
I provide classic and electric guitar lessons.
My genre range from classical to rock music.
I'm degree in classical guitar at Conservatory G.B. Pergolesi in Fermo - Italy in 2009, Music Therapist in 2016, certified as "Independent Artist" program at Musician Institute in Hollywood, CA and as Logic Pro X operator granted by Apple on June 2020.
I was mentioned by "Scream Horror Magazine" as the best emerging horror artist of 2020 with my instrumental solo project "Candyboy".
My approach to the guitar will be very practical and unconventional. The lessons will never be the same but I will try every time to bring out the personal characteristics and the natural musical inclinations from the students so as to provide a personalized service for each one. The aim and purpose of the lessons will be to entertain the pupil with the kind of music in which he feels most at ease.
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About Andrea

Hi I'm Andrea, professional guitarist and music producer based in Los Angeles, CA. I provide classic and electric guitar lessons. My genre range from classical to rock music. I'm degree in classical guitar at Conservatory G.B. Pergolesi in Fermo - Italy in 2009, Music Therapist in 2016, certif

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Russell S.

22 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $120
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Music Theory from Las Vegas High School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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 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 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 companies

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Max H.
Very skilled, helpful, and easy to work with! Highly recommend!
Joe
Russ is a straight up musical genius that has decades of experience playing the guitar. He will make you think of music in an entirely different way and his unique approach to the guitar makes learning so much easier. Definitely worth it!
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

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Jean-Louis B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Music (focused on Voice and Guitar) from Kenyon College
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Jean-Louis B.

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I tailor my guitar lessons to each of my students so that they can improve their skills in areas that interest them the most whether that be acoustic, electric, blues, classical, jazz, or country. This teaching approach, combined with my extensive and diverse guitar style background fosters the most efficient path of growth for my students. Furthermore, I can offer to teach students how to both sing and play guitar as I studied both guitar and voice for over 7 years.

My qualifications:
I've studied the guitar for seven years focusing on sight reading, playing by ear, understanding chord structures, and music theory. I've played in a rock band in college, I played guitar in Kenyon's Jazz Strings ensemble, I've also performed in bars in Paris. Additionally, I'm always ready to learn new styles or help my students learn songs that they're interested to play.

About Jean-Louis

Jean-Louis is a multi-instrumentalist developed a deep passion for music at a young age and began to develop his skills in singing and guitar throughout high school. In College, he completed a bachelor's degree in Music focusing on the voice and guitar but also developing skills in ear training, si

Bert D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Bert D.

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Nice to meet you!

My name is Bert Django, I have over ten years experience gigging and teaching guitar. Electric or Acoustic steel or nylon, Beginner or Advanced all are welcome! I teach any genre and can learn songs very fast so I can show you how to play your favorite tunes.

If you wanna play like a Rockstar you need a professional routine of warmups and workouts. I can give you the tips and tricks of the trade to be a professional guitarist, bassist or vocalist.

About Bert

My experience is mostly in Electric guitar. I love classic rock Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix. We can run through solos note for note. I have a nylon string as well so I also play lots of classical and Flamenco guitar. If you're a bass player I also play bass. If you're a vocalist I have

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Lisa A.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Honored Lifetime Member from Wellington Who's Who of Executive and Professionals
  • Teaching since 1997
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Lisa A.

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I am well known for my Guitar abilities, both as a performer and a teacher! I teach all areas of Guitar: Reading, Theory, Site-Reading, Transposition, Flatpicking, finger picking, etc.

About Lisa

Lisa Abrams has a Vocal Music Education Degree from Capital University, Columbus, Ohio. She graduated in 1997 and has been teaching professionally, both in schools and privately, since that time. She has taught General Music grades K-8 in the Parochial School System. She has been the Music Dir

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Denis D.
Got more than was expected. A+
Tyler
My lessons are great! She is incredibly knowledgeable in both experience, and the literature aspect of the piano instrument and I plan on keeping my lessons with her as long as I can.
Lorraine D.
going to be a lot of fun starting me out right where I want to be

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Average Cost of Classical Guitar Lessons in West Hills, CA

The average cost of 60-minute classical guitar lessons in West Hills 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 $300 per hour.
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"Trevor is a great instructor, even if you are just beginning to play the guitar. He pays attention, provides good feedback on technique, is appropriately encouraging, and shares my enthusiasm for learning this instrument. Very knowledgeable, a real pro."
Rob
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Trevor P.
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"Hugo is one of a kind. Great teacher and an amazing human being! Took lessons with him back in Boston while he was still studying at the prestigious Berklee College of Music and it couldn't have been better. Improved my repertoire and my technique meanly when it comes to fingerstyle. Highly recommended!"
Rodrigo
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Hugo A.
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"Michael has been my favorite teacher! He’s knowledgeable, patient, and really helpful. Really good at explaining new concepts to me. Fair pricing and totally worth it. I definitely recommend."
Madi
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Michael K.
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"I couldn't have asked for a better teacher!

Blake Clifford goes beyond the 'call of duty' & really takes the time to make sure that his students receive exactly what they need. The teaching environment is comfortable & relaxed with all of the professional resources you would expect & more.

With Blake Clifford you get real professional training - he knows what he's talking about, & he gets straight to the point. In just the little time that I've been taking classical guitar with Blake, I've learned so much. He teaches skills that you can actually apply - it's not just a bunch of theory, and that helps me out a lot by getting to the real 'meat' of the training fast.

I highly recommend Blake Clifford to anyone who is absolutely serious about improving their musicianship & getting over stubborn plateaus."
Gavin
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Blake C.
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"Tony is an excellent instructor. His style of teaching emphasizes clear instruction, valuable feedback and attainable goals within a friendly and calm environment. The pieces he chooses for study are appropriately challenging and musically enjoyable. The in-home lessons were very convenient and he was professional in all respects. I recommend him highly!"
Bonnie
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Antoniy K.
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"Excellent teacher! He is helping me with tempo and have taught me new ways of playing the guitar. He cares about hands position in the guitar in order to play the guitar in a comfortable and efficient way. Also, he tells you what you are doing wrong in a very subtle way. You can tell he really enjoys teaching people how to play guitar remembering the basics and showing anyone can play guitar with practice, dedication and passion."
Jorge
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Kirk R.
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"Great first lesson. Very personable and engaging. Looking forward to my remaining lessons."
william
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Norman T.
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"Chris is a great instructor. He can adjust to the student's pace and helps the student learn all types of guitar techniques. I have progressed a lot through his lessons."
Arsh
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Christopher J.
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"If you have high standards, you'll be pleased

Having moved from Barcelona Spain we were interested in continuing our daughter's classical guitar lessons. He is able to connect to our daughter (age 10) and encourage her while giving her good feedback. She practices on her own (without reminders) and looks forward to Jesse's visits. You won't be disappointed."
Ashley
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jesse H.
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"First lesson was more of an assessment of where I am as a musician, it was a good lesson but I'm sure the next will be better. Omar is obviously a professional. Hopefully he will be able to teach me how to read music as good as he soon."
Ed
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Omar G.
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