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William C.

9 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Awarded Special Commendation For Outstanding Musicianiship from Santa Cruz Jazz Festival
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William C.

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I want students to excel the fastest they can on guitar. Though I know it is important to let students learn at their own pace, I will never cease to challenge them through difficult pieces or exercises. I will develop plans and keep track of progress so that students and I can stay organized and ensure the learning is fluent. I will direct lessons based on what the student wants to learn most and what genres of music they are interested in. I also change the structure of lessons based on how the student learns. The basics I want students to learn from my lessons are basic chords, fretboard knowledge and music theory, finger-picking styles, pick and strumming techniques, left-hand techniques, and most importantly I want to teach students how to listen. I will train students ears through ear training exercises and songs. I firmly believe the better the student’s ears can get, the better the musician they can be. Besides just teaching songs, I want students to understand the theory, ...

About William

Music has been a big part of my life since I was a child singing in musical theater. My passion for music led me to pursue a music degree at California State University, Sacramento. Throughout my time there I have learned a plethora about pedagogy, theory, musicianship, music history, composing, an

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Oanh C.
We are so happy that we finally found a trained musician to teach my 13 yo son. Now my husband and I are taking lessons from William also. I feel that I finally have found the key to open up my music talent! Lol. William is very dedicated teacher and musician. He is skillful and he knows exactly what his students can do to make progress. Our time with him is very productive. If you want your kids to enjoy learning guitar in an encouraging environment, William is a great instructor. His time is valuable and he makes it worth your time.
John
William is a great teacher so far. He is also a pleasant person and very flexible with schedule and teaching style to meet students' needs.
Christopher C.
My son and husband are taking lessons from William. I am so pleased that we have found a true musician., they seem to learn a lot in a few short lessons. My son starts to teach me guitar. His method makes the lesson easy for me to learn. His enthusiasm makes learning fun and 20 minutes lesson tolerable. I start to like my son more! William has changed my boy after only 2 lessons!

Ashley B.

5 Reviews
Citrus Heights, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Latin, Italian, French, German, Arabic, Mandarin
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ashley B.

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Music lessons are all about expression, education, and creativity. During our guitar lessons, we will explore techniques from basics to advanced. Music theory will create a wonderful foundation that will help you as a student further your knowledge and ability to continue in your guitar skills and basic musicianship. I am excited to begin or continue with you on your musical journey. Let's start making music today!

About Ashley

Music plays such an important part of everyone's life. I graduated with my Bachelors degree in Music from The University of Alabama at Birmingham. Although, my concentration was in voice, I have played and performed with a variety of instruments including the piano, guitar, and ukulele. My goal a

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Cynthia H.
Great teacher I have two granddaughters that wanted to learn to play our family piano. Ashley has been great keeping these two (5yr old and 9yr old) interested and enjoying what they are learning. Could not have had a better experience or teacher. Having Ashley as a teacher has made all of us enjoy music in our home again!!
Emily
Ashley is a lovely person and a wonderful teacher. My daughter has enjoyed working with her and has learned so much! Highly recommend.
Abby
Ashley has been so patient and passionate in teaching my girls voice lessons remotely. They look forward to it every week, and are gaining confidence and knowledge with Ashley’s wonderful guidance. I highly recommend her for voice lessons!
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David M.

6 Reviews
Carmichael, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 12 to 60
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David M.

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About David

I have been a working musician and occasional private music teacher for over 40 years. During that time I had a career in the professional audio and video industry, during which I learned how to successfully deal with people. I recently returned to school and completed a Bachelor of Music in Music

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Bob J.
Outstanding teacher!!! Very knowledgeable patient and professional...
Always On time meticulously prepared
Above and beyond our expectations highly recommend
Max H.
David is friendly and relates well to teenagers. Max enjoyed his lesson and is looking forward to more.
Jedric T.
David was fantastic! My son was anxious about his first lesson, but David made us feel welcome right away and quickly outlined our plan going forward.

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Jeff S.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 8 to 90
  • Teaching since 1985
  • B.A. from American University
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Jeff S.

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I teach guitar at all levels and all styles (except pedal steel, lap steel, dobro, classical and flamenco). My current student roster includes absolute beginners as well as intermediate and advanced level students.

About Jeff

Jeff is a seasoned instructor in guitar, songwriting, music performance and music business. He also offers lessons in public speaking, voice-over performance and ukulele. He welcomes students of all ages and experience and has successfully and happily taught beginners to pro-level musicians and r

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Chris
Great instructor. Very knowledgeable and patient while teaching.
Antonio H.
Easy going was completely prepared to review song of intrest.
James Michael
Very patient and encouraging, willing to adapt to my needs in order to accommodate my goals and expectations.
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John B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology from The University of Texas at Austin
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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John B.

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I like to teach to the students specific needs and goals. From there we can devise a unique lesson plan that is catered toward you, the student. With 20+ years playing guitar, I have experience in several genres including blues, rock, country and folk, jazz, classical, reggae, salsa, and bachata. I also have a large library of materials to pull from and would not require the purchase of any method books. Whether you are a complete beginner or looking to expand your repertoire into new styles of music, I believe I can help you! I have experience giving lessons to both children and adults. Looking forward to working with you!

About John

I began playing guitar at the age of 7 years old. During my adolescence, I studied with Larry Hoffman, who was taught by the great Dennis Sandole. During my years in the music program at Towson University, I honed my chops and eventually went on to have a successful run performing in New York City

Earl C.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Awarded 2005 Smooth Jazz #1 Artist of the Year from Smooth Jazz and More
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Earl C.

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Each student's training program is uniquely based on his/her personal goals. This depends on individual needs to include teaching basic technique, music theory, chord inversions, scales, improvisation, site reading and/or ear training as part of the process.

Beginners, intermediate and advanced level musicians are encouraged to sign up to increase their playing skills and/or knowledge of marketing and branding.

Remember... becoming a fluent musician requires practice, practice and more practice!

About Earl

This International guitarist is now offering online music lessons. With more than forty years of experience, he has performed with many well-known artists including grammy-nominated celebrities and others such as Freddie Jackson, Regina Belle, EU, Angela Bofill, Alyson Williams, Mya, Syleena Johnso

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Gray Williams
Great learning experience with Eric.
David
I can't say enough good things about Earl's instruction. He's extremely knowledgeable and talented and yet responsive, inspiring, and kind. Rather than applying a narrow and rigid approach to teaching, lessons are built around my abilities and interests and he has taught me new ways of looking at music and playing guitar. I feel very fortunate to be one of his students.
Kevin P.
Great experience! Looking forward to more.

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in West Sacramento, CA

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in West Sacramento 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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"Rachel is an excellent teacher. She has vast musical knowledge and the ability to communicate on a level that the student can easily understand. Rachel is extremely personable and puts the student at ease from the very beginning. She takes the time to understand the student’s goals and musical interests and tailors the lessons to keep the student motivated. In addition to being a great teacher, Rachel is a genuinely nice person."
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"Marvin is an excellent instructor who works with your skill level and customizes teaching accordingly. He also gives homework to your range and tips depending on your schedule. Goal is to have fun, learn, and one of your favorite songs."
Rosie
Took Guitar lessons from Marvin A.
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"I took several guitar classes with Ahmad a while back - he is an excellent instructor and very personable. He was more concerned with teaching me how to play the guitar rather than trying to get me to pay for more sessions. I still have his very helpful teaching notes!

In addition to the actual instruction, he also had great advice on what to or not to buy - I am an expert at the violin (this is not like an Asian thing but I had insisted to learn it) but was a complete novice with the guitar. It also helps that he is a bonafide musician in an actual band - I attended one of his concerts, which was very enjoyable, but had to leave before I could talk to him."
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Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Wow! She is the instructor I was looking for. It's hard to find a guitar teacher that knows music theory and knows how to relate it to playing jazz guitar improvisations which I'm trying to master."
Gary
Took Guitar lessons from Rebecca F.
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"First music lesson. Luke has a well structured system to help a new player begin learning the fundamentals quickly. He is patient and fun to work with. I'm looking forward to my next lesson."
Andrew
Took Guitar lessons from Luke P.
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"Eric is the man and he knows an insane amount about the guitar. I like that he adapts to my pace so even when it takes me a bit longer to nail something down, we work on a famous solo or something like that until I get the theory. He is also very accommodating and very responsive if you have to get in touch with him or have any questions."
John
Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Ben is an amazing instructor. I hired him for a group lesson and he was fantastic!!!"
Kristen
Took Guitar lessons from Ben S.
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"I hired Tim to teach my daughter guitar, and am very glad I did! Tim is a gentle soul, and has loads of patience, especially helpful for shy students and those who are just getting started. Highly recommended."
John
Took Guitar lessons from Tim B.
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Amazing teacher! Excellent teaching skills..He`s patient and takes sufficient time on a subject and makes sure you have learned the right techniques. I would highly recommend him!"
Martha
Took Guitar lessons from Benjamin P.
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"Albert is an excellent teacher of many styles - I learned classical, rock, bluegrass and folk guitar while working with him. As an older player trying to pick up an instrument again, he made me feel comfortable and much less intimidated at the task. It is true that he is very patient and dedicated to helping you realize your musical goals. I give him my highest recommendation."
Lynne
Took Guitar lessons from Albert M.
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