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Natasha C.

4 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $84
  • Music Production & Engineering from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Natasha C.

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Hey everyone! I spend most of my time touring the world with A list pop artists as guitarist/multi-instrumentalist, but in my spare time I love passing along the gift of music via teaching. I've been playing guitar for half my life, and in addition to guitar I can also teach beginner bass, piano, drums and music production. I've taught all different kinds of students, ranging in age and ability. I tailor my lessons specifically for each students needs, and to match their personalities and interests. Wanna learn how to play a Taylor Swift song? Sick! Wanna learn a blues chord progression? Awesome! Wanna learn how to shred like a Norwegian death metal god? I got you!

About Natasha

I graduated from Berklee College of Music and spend most of my time touring the world with A list pop artists as guitarist/multi-instrumentalist. I've played concerts to thousands of people, national/international TV shows, countless tours and festivals. My most important goal is for my students to

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Deanna
Natasha's amazing! Great personality and makes it very easy to feel comfortable with trying new things on the guitar. She's great at explaining techniques that I have trouble with and very understanding with what I am trying to achieve. I would definitely recommend her to any of my friends/ family.
Tara
Natasha is the best! She is patient, knowledgeable and makes me feel good about myself as I struggle to learn the guitar. She is also just a really cool person, I would totally recommend her to anyone wanting to learn how play an instrument.
Dale Murdoch
Natasha is the most student-centered instructor I have ever worked with, and the results of our lessons is that I am now writing my own music on guitar and starting to cover some of my favorite songs, too- all of which I was so frustrated by before I invested in these learning sessions. Natasha takes the stress out of the process and meets you where you are. I would definitely recommend her to anyone looking to up their guitar game and build confidence as a musician.

Marcus B.

3 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelors of Fine Arts in Jazz Studies-Jazz Bass from California Institute of the Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Marcus B.

3 Reviews
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Work on folk, singer-songwriter, country, finger picking, and blues.
We can learn songs by ear, and also learn music notation.
Pairing classical technique, with music the student already enjoys.

About Marcus

I love playing music, and I've spent my whole life doing it. I am very passionate about sharing my love and deep knowledge of music with others. Let's figure out how you can express your self and learn a great skill through the language of music! *** Specialties *** I specialize in Jazz and Clas

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Mark Achuff
Marcus is a great player and good listener on my questions. It's joy to collaborate with Marcus on projects.
Diana R.
I am so thankful to have found Marcus as my bass instructor; he is the exact type of teacher I was looking for. His training and love for music were evident upon first meeting him. I have learned so much in the short time I have been taking lessons. He is a very patient and passionate teacher.
Tyler W.
All around wonderful teacher

Marcus is quite the gifted teacher. By far the best I've had the pleasure to aspire under. He is very easy to understand, and doesn't overwhelm you, taking time on the little things (the most important). He creates an atmosphere that is encouraging to learn in. We all know those teachers that create a stressful environment that inhibits progressive learning, as well as frustration in yourself. Marcus is certainly the opposite. He is also quite easy to communicate with--Creating lesson plans, setting goals, etc... In summation, a professional and a friend I would recommend to anyone and everyone.

Matthew B.

La Puente, CA
Starting at $35
  • Music Performance from Musician's Institute
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 2 and up
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Matthew B.

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Focus on strumming technique and developing chordal vocabulary.

About Matthew

I'm a performer/instructor residing in Los Angeles,CA. I grew up in Cleveland, Ohio where I founded the band Synasis with my brother. We played several local shows, as well as opening for national touring artists. While living in Ohio I also attended The Recording Workshop, where I studied audio en

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Atalia M.

105 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Hebrew, German
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Atalia M.

105 Reviews
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My acoustic guitar lessons consist of learning the techniques and posture of playing guitar, with a big emphasis on reading music notes (in addition to tablature)

About Atalia

Everyone has a beautiful voice. Let me teach you how to make it heard. My passion for music is the most pervasive quality of my personality. Consequently, passing that passion on to others is what brings me the most joy in life. My goal is to spread the love and appreciation for this unique a

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Evelyn S.
Grayson J.
Atalia is so encouraging and engaging. She listens and explains concepts. Shes also very supportive and makes each lesson feel important and she's just the sweetest!
Aarushi A.
My daughter is taking classes with Atalia and making a great progress with her. Atalia is amazing! A+

Tim L.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Tim L.

5 Reviews
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There is always an assessment period for the first few weeks to determine the student's level, knowledge, and interests. Once a better understanding is established, we can move forward with a typical lesson strategy, which involves a heavy focus on repertoire so the student can start playing with friends as soon as possible. For example, at the beginning of every lesson, I ask the student what questions they have from our last lesson, how they feel about things we've talked about in general, and briefly summarize the topics that we've worked on.

About Tim

Tim is a highly experienced musician with years of teaching experience, yet is consistently patient with and supportive to his students. As an instructor, Tim creates a fun and relaxed atmosphere while instilling confidence in his students with positive reinforcement. He teaches guitar, piano, ba

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James
he consistently brings his full intellect, talent, and passion to address any problem before him
Allyson
Tim is an incredibly talented musician and a passionate and effective instructor. He carries himself professionally, is responsible, punctual, and very grateful for the opportunity to grow as a music teacher.
Gigi
I am certain Tim will achieve great success

Kurt S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kurt S.

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Over 20 years of experience. I have played in both bands and classical situations. I can help you love learning guitar.

About Kurt

Hello....i am So excited that you have chosen to learn this magnificent instrument. I am looking forward to your success as both a musician and a person.

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"Not only do I learn a lot of the intricacies of guitar playing with Kevin, but he is also a fun person to be around and chat about music. Definitely someone I would recommend to take guitar lessons!"
Larry
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kevin C.
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"Mike is super easy to work with and very supportive. He makes learning fun--as it should be."
Lorin
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Mike B.
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"Very knowledgable , great with teaching kids , punctual , and wide range of music teaching
Great teacher"
Jamie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Joseph R.
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"Very Satisfied."
Sariah
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tanesha M.
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"Alex is great. He is very patient and supportive. He does a great job of explaining things without overwhelming me with too much information to process. He keeps me interested by changing things up and challenging me every lesson. I'm an adult beginner, and Alex strikes a great balance between teaching me music that I want to learn and things that will help me become a better player. I highly recommend Alex as a teacher."
Mick
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Alex R.
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"I contacted Nick, who's responses were efficient in a timely manner. I stated I had some past negative experiences with learning to play the guitar. His emails were comforting and first few lessons I felt relaxed. There's no pressure to sound one way and the time is spent on meeting me where I am at. Most importantly, I have fun when he's across from me! I am excited to see where I will be in a year with his guidance."
Susmita
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Nick D.
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"Eric is a fantastic teacher!!! He clearly enjoys kids, is a great communicator, and is very patient and flexible. My 8 year old son, who is on the autism spectrum, is really enjoying his beginner guitar lessons with Eric, who is terrific with him. I can't recommend him enough!"
Emily
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Eric C.
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"Adam is a great teacher, very knowledgeable and patient. He is very professional and always accommodates my schedule."
Monique Peterson
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Adam S.
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"Chris was such a great instructor! I first started lessons with Chris a few months ago and I told him I only had a limited time to learn guitar. Taking the knowledge I already had with music, Chris helped me in only a few months to pick up and to be able to jam to some awesome songs on my acoustic guitar. He is very patient and works very well with whatever level you come in as! I came in knowing only one or two chords, and now I know many more and can confidently play some songs! Since I was a crazy busy college student, Chris was also very flexible with when lessons were, which I was very thankful for! I'd highly recommend taking lessons with him!"
Casey
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chris B.
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"My son had his first lesson last week & cannot wait to go back this week! So excited we found someone who knows what they’re talking about and can break it down so easily for my little beginner!"
Jackie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Dennis O.
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