Private Guitar tutoring lessons West Sacramento, CA.

100% guarantee. Private Guitar instruction for kids and adults. Classes designed for beginners or advanced guitarists. Book a teacher now.

“Today is my opportunity to practice guitar.”

Popular Guitar Teachers in West Sacramento, CA

Or other areas around you:
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Colin M.

10 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Colin M.

10 Reviews
Book Now
Private Guitar Teacher

I'm a believer that almost anyone can learn to play music well, and guitar is no exception. It's something which seems difficult at first, but has a series of specific steps (like any instrument) which take the mystery out of it, and get you playing in no time! I love seeing students improve on this instrument and seeing how much fun they have once they begin to play songs they love.

About Colin

I'm a life-long musician with a passion for the art and a love of teaching it. In 2012, I graduated from Sacramento State with a Bachelors in Music. Through my schooling and personal study, I have become a well-rounded musician able to teach many instruments effectively. Making music with others

Recent Reviews
Jason
Our first lesson was great! Colin was very patient with my son and helped him come out of his shell. It was a very informational lesson and we look forward to our next one!
Scott B.
Colin is a good dude. Great person to learn from. Very patient and helpful
Kelly
Colin has been a fantastic teacher for my 12-year old son, who is learning his first instrument. Colin is kind, friendly, personable, and easy-going. He keeps the lessons fresh and fun. My son has made a very nice connection with Colin and really enjoys his lessons.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Esther B.

49 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, English, Korean, Korean
  • A.A , B.M., M.M. from California State University of Sacramento
  • Teaching since 1984
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Esther B.

49 Reviews
Book Now
Private Guitar Teacher

I have been teaching the guitar 10 years. I'm building a strong foundation of techniques.I specialize in Blues, classical &typically use MelBay books and also have the following to use the Sheet music.
In addition,I emphasize how to read a good sight reading.

About Esther

I'm Esther, a very enthusiastic musician. I started out teaching myself piano and singing in a choir at the age of 9. I moved to the U.S. in 1992 and studied music for 10 years receiving my B.M. & M.M in music at California State University of Sacramento. I studied and trained with Claudia Kitka &

Recent Reviews
Lawrence
Mrs. Esther has taught me piano over the past 9 years. Over those years, I was able to learn a lot about the innerworkings of the piano, both theory and playing. Mrs. Esther carefully taught me piano with both elegance and patience and created wonderful experiences through the community concerts that she holds. Her kindness reached me in times where I was overburdened with both the study of piano and my schoolwork. The 9 years of piano that I spent with her have been very rewarding and an experience that I will continue to cherish as I continue pianoing.
Hoai-Anh
Thank you for your lesson. I’ve learned a lot today. You’re so understanding and easy to learn from. I’m very excited and waiting to see you for next lessons.

Hoai-Anh
Sebastien X.
Really nice teacher
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

William C.

10 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Special Commendation For Outstanding Musicianiship from Santa Cruz Jazz Festival
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

William C.

10 Reviews
Book Now
Private Guitar Teacher

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, and

Recent Reviews
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!
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Kevin B.

20 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Kevin B.

20 Reviews
Book Now
Private Guitar Teacher

I teach guitar both privately in a classroom. We will learn chords and I can get you playing songs you love within a few weeks!

About Kevin

I've been teaching private lessons for the past year and am very passionate about my students - making you succeed is my life's blood and whatever your goal is, that's my goal too! I've performed in many different musicals and operas in Sacramento, and been hired to sing professionally both as a sol

Recent Reviews
Brian
Kevin is an excellent Teacher and i would recommend him to anyone.
Lakesha Towns
He makes you feel welcome and free at the same time as keeping you leveled
susan
I came to Kevin because I needed a refresher course. I had taken piano lessons as a child, but I'd lost a lot of it over the years. Kevin is very knowledgeable and patient and he explains things very well. I would recommend him wholeheartedly.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Andrzej G.

6 Reviews
Folsom, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • A.A. in Music from Shasta College
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Andrzej G.

6 Reviews
Book Now
Private Guitar Teacher

My goal with each and every student is to make sure that you will be getting a healthy diet of music theory, guitar technique, and genre awareness that is coupled with a technology to make lessons easier to digest.

My custom lesson plans cater to anyone interested in:
- Composition
- Learning and Playing Songs by Ear
- Reading Standard Nomenclature including tabs and sheet music
- Modern Guitar technique, like tapping, sweeping and legato
- Learning to Play WHILE you Sing
- Improvisation
- Technology and its utilization

Perks working with me:
- 24 hour support on questions pertaining to guitar, lessons and gear.
- Never forget to practice! I require my students to send weekly videos of their progress before lessons begin.
- Weekly digest of guitar-centric music
- Learn some of the technology aspects of playing guitar
- Learn what its like to play for work

Shoot me a message to see if we're a good match!

About Andrzej

Hello! My name is Anj, and my goal with every student is fun! My biggest priority when giving lessons, is making sure that you are enjoying the process. Not only will you be getting a healthy diet of music education and guitar technique but I also utilize technology to make lessons easier to d

Recent Reviews
Kristina H.
Anj was patient, kind and offered a great first lesson. He left me with a lot to practice. I’m excited to see what’s in store next!
Orion
Have loved taking lessons with Andrzej, he's a very personal teacher, will get to know you and what your goals are and will help you focus on those things specifically, teaches you what you want to learn right out of the gate and gives you a lot of exercises to practice throughout the week as well. And his music tastes are great! :)
Brady
Andrzej is a great teacher with expansive knowledge on all subjects and techniques in guitar and he can explains every confidently and clearly. I’ve learned so much from him!
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Toby G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 16 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Toby G.

Book Now
Private Guitar Teacher

How would you feel if you could simply get better at guitar through a few techniques? That is my specialty. Of course I have taught and continue to do so in non-performance coaching (standard) lessons.

Using psychological methods you can improve your skills, no matter what your ability and years played.
I happily teach basics, tuning, fretting, hand position, chords, names of chords, jazz chords, odd meters, polyrhythms, ear training, how to hold a pick, the usual stuff.

About Toby

I've been teaching people to play since 1990 and I have been playing since 1980. I have a bachelor of Music '93. Although I have never done it for a job I have had a dozen students since then and they all get better. I always find a way to communicate a musical idea to every student I have. I c

Looking for an online Guitar teacher in West Sacramento, CA?

A Better Way to Learn

Expert Teachers

Top rated instructors guide you in every step of your journey

Personalized Lessons

Your style, your pace. Customized lessons designed for you

100% Guaranteed

Try a lesson. If you're not satisfied we'll refund your unused balance

Connect Locally or Online

Local Lessons

No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing guitar teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

Online Lessons

Is your dream guitar teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

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 $300 per hour.
30 min
$39 average
45 min
$53 average
60 min
$65 average

How It Works

Here's why 2 million people a month use TakeLessons

Match

Find your perfect guitar teacher in under 3 minutes. Need help finding the right teacher? Call our friendly student counselors at 877-231-8505877-231-8505.

Meet

Your instructor will motivate, support, and inspire you. Meet up with your teacher in person or connect with them online anywhere around the world!

Master

Each guitar lesson is customized to help you grow. Learn faster and easier than ever with personal attention from an expert instructor.

Educating the World

310
Lifelong learning subjects offered
6,483
Amazing, inspiring, supportive teachers
2,045,044
People that use our platform each month
3,004,877
Lessons given around the world

Why TakeLessons?

  • Easy and Hassle-Free
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Background Checked Teachers
  • Over 3 Million Lessons Given

Hear From TakeLessons Guitar Students

Over the past 12 years, we've given over 3,000,000 lessons to happy customers around the world.

Profile_242759_pi_35115e67e1da45c4f2ed08e5c0cbb80bd5ec6550
"Excellent teacher!!!"
Phil
Took Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
Profile_159744_pi_Armstrongs_2013_%20062
"Jon is an awesome teacher! He is great at explaining things and has helped me learn so much already, all while learning some awesome songs"
Mariah
Took Guitar lessons from Jon A.
213893_265082_29530
"Mark is an outstanding teacher - Highly Recommended

I contacted take lessons in hopes to better my soloing abilities and improve upon my theory. Mark Banning is the real deal. The man can play like no other and is undeniably knowledgeable in the realm of guitar. I have been playing since elementary and was once taught by Mark. It's great to have stumbled upon his profile on the take lessons site to be reunited with such an awesome teacher.

Teaching Skill:
-Extremely knowledgeable in countless styles of guitar
-A varied and highly organized curriculum that keeps things interesting
-I have applied everything that Mark has shown me thus far.

Professionalism:
-Apart from his goofy delivery of information it is clear that Mark has a professional side to him as well. Don't get me wrong. The guy is hilarious.
-Mark tracks every player's status in a binder so he knows exactly where they left off. I can feel and see my progression after every lesson.
-Mark will motivate you. He is not there to simply collect funds. The man genuinely cares about your playing ability.

Communication
-The information is always clear
-Allows time for questions each lesson
-Responds accurately

Reliability:
-I have only needed to reschedule once with Mark because he had a gig down south.

Teaching environment:
-In-house studio with a number of amps/guitars to choose from

Get lessons from Mark Banning. You WONT regret it."
Christian
Took Guitar lessons from Mark B.
Profile_250554_pi_a2c28a5f2495c757e2c0cbc7b446922f7726f652
"Geoff has been a wonderful teacher; knowledgeable, extremely patient and
always kind. I would highly recommend him."
Joan
Took Guitar lessons from Geoff A.
Profile_250103_pi_6eb1ad5eed238b7bd0031c26d7d9410e070a00aa
"Super impressed! My son very much enjoyed his first guitar/voice lesson with Missy. He’s very excited about their plans for lessons. She is taking extra time on her own time to tailor their lesson plans according to my son’s music interests. He came home from his lesson and picked right back up on what they were working on together!"
Bryant
Took Guitar lessons from Missy M.
Profile_370630_2tmd282vtqm8rwhts7zg
"Dennis was an excellent teacher. He is incredibly talented and his passion for music is contagious. Dennis was also very patient and understanding. He meets you where you're at, and is able to address any questions or difficulties you might encounter. I enjoyed every lesson!"
Thalia
Took Guitar lessons from Dennis B.
Profile_160569_pi_923114_10200558687602339_642870679_n
"Kind and very accommodating. Also very patient, and understood my needs."
Giancarlo
Took Guitar lessons from Russell P.
Profile_223855_pi_DSC_0464
"I was extremely impressed with Tim. Not only is he an excellent and inspiring teacher, he is able to focus in on just the right and appropriate approach. He makes one want to learn and imbues his student with confidence and knowledge. A truly unique and positive experience. Looking forward to my homework and our next lesson!"
Mike
Took Guitar lessons from Tim B.
Profile_247256_pi_511d36d9058ca66ff5fc74867fd383a8a7791087
"Great technical tips!"
Rick
Took Guitar lessons from Mark F.
Profile_238819_pi_623e9992939d96a0194a4de9c6f671accdf77027
"Great Teacher

Eric has been teaching my my kid since he was 7 years old.
Eric is very patient and know how to get the kids motivated,

He know the weak points and strong points. My son Jesse loves Eric and if i kids likes his teacher the battle is half over!

Eric teaches my son rock... but my son also take classical guitar and music reading and get stuck sometimes with the homework but when Eric comes over he clears everything up for him,.
Nuff said! if you wan to learn guitar Eric is your guy!

If you don't believe this review look me up and you will see i know music!

Tommy Gunn NYC
and Jesse Gunn"
tommy
Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
View More
View Less

Popular Guitar Articles from our Blog

How to Sing and Play Guitar: 5 Methods To Try

It doesn't matter if you're a guitar player who wants to sing along with your music, or a singer looking for accompaniment - it can be tricky for all of us to learn how to coordinate playing the guitar and singing at the same time! Luckily, there are several ways to master how to sing and play guitar, and with a good amount of practice, you can learn how to master the skill. Before you begin, however, it's smart to have a strong foundation in both playing the guitar and singing separately. Ma …

By Suzy S.

What's the Best Guitar Tuner? | An Introduction to Electronic Tuners

With so many options for guitar tuners out there, which type is best for you? Read on as Los Angeles, CA guitar teacher Nils B. reviews the pros and cons for several types...   The abundance of options and technical terms in combination with big price differences between tuning devices can be quite overwhelming for any beginning guitar or bassist, so in this article I will give a brief overview of some of the best guitar tuners, and their respective pros and cons. Most electronic guit …

By Suzy S.

From Amateur to Professional: How to Turn Guitar Playing Into a Career

So you want to turn your hobby into a gig that pays the bills? Music can be a hard career but it is doable. You may never headline Madison Square Garden but with enough work and dedication you can build a career that keeps you fed both spiritually and creatively. Here are ten tips for making the transition. 1. Practice Practice Practice Before anyone is going to pay you to play music you need to be good at music. This might seem obvious, but I’m not talking about natural talent, creativi …

By Ben Rubin