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Elena D.

30 Reviews
Tarzana, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Vocal Studies and Vocal Performance Certificate from Musician's Institute
  • Teaching since 2008
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Elena D.

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I teach young children using fun songs, games and classical guitar technique. I also teach adults and specialize in contemporary guitar. I welcome many styles of music, pop, rock, as well as folk genres of Latin America. I emphasize good posture, tone and musicality, and always a high level of enjoyment with the process!

About Elena

Hello! Music is my life and my biggest passion. I've been a working musician and a teacher for several years and there's nothing more rewarding than sharing all I've learned so far with my students, to nurture their goals and aspirations and to make them aware of the great instrument they already p

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Jordis K.
My teacher was really nice. I’m excited to continue.
IC *.
Just had my first lesson with Elena and I’m excited to continue learning with her!
Kayden
Give great information on how to improve singing ability
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Mike S.

22 Reviews
Sherman Oaks, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1976
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mike S.

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I teach Rock, jazz, reading and improving! Electric and Acoustic. I lay along with my students and make sure they have fun!

About Mike

I have taught private guitar, piano, bass and drum lessons since the late 70s in Salt Lake City, where I majored in jazz guitar performance, and since 1980 in Los Angeles. I make the lessons fun. Some of my students have received college scholarships and won cash prizes for music contests. All of t

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Sierra
Mike taught Leo in person before the pandemic started and has been doing online lessons with him for the past eight months. He is amazing with both. Leo has a very short attention span, but a deep love for music. Mike has been able to hold Leo’s attention every week for over a year — even during online lessons. Leo has become an awesome little pianist, and has developed a love for the piano. It has given him the ability to express all of his feelings and has helped his attention span for his schoolwork. Mike has so much patience, and always inquires about Leo’s favorite activities. He is great with kids and makes them feel so comfortable. Leo loves his “booming voice” and the free play blues music they get to play together every lesson.
Logan S.
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Wyatt W.
Mike amazing! Not only are my children learning at an incredible pace, they are having so much fun :-)
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Kory I.

32 Reviews
Northridge, CA
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Music, Business Major from Cal Poly Pomona
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Kory I.

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I've been playing guitar for about 10 years and have a lot of experience playing in metal bands, jazz bands and alternative bands. In addition I have access to both electric and acoustic guitars, and have a great home studio perfect for practicing. Whether you are just getting started, or want to learn advanced guitar techniques/soloing, I can help get you there with my knowledge, experience, and insights.

About Kory

I graduated from Cal Poly with a degree in Music, and have taught lessons for 10 years. I performed in Jazz Combo, Concert Choir, and Vocal Jazz, and played in numerous concerts and competitions. In addition, I am a songwriter, and have written many songs for my own band, and for other clients. I al

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Daisy U.
Guitar.... Kory knows how to play it!
Kory knows how to teach it!!
I explored learning on the internet a few times, then stopped a few times, without feeling much more comfortable with the instrument. Kory's guidance and expertise has been invaluable. Fingers are getting nice and dexterous, ear becoming finely tuned, and the guitar feels much less foreign. I'm not in it for the theory, but even the essential stuff has been easily understood with Kory's help. After one lesson, or even after watching his videos on here, it's easy to see his mastery, or rather, his union with the guitar; you know you're in good company. He can help pinpoint where you might be getting stuck, a slight change of hand placement, thumb location, and then suggest what to explore next. He makes it seem like it isn't hard- Because it isn't, but being with someone in the room, who knows what to do, can help you give your thoughts a break, to be quiet, and less critical, and just play(and then be less quiet, and keep playing).
I'm rambling- If you're curious, do a lesson with Kory. Start with one. It's not hard. Bye now.
Sal
My 10 year old wanted to learn how to play the electric guitar. We found Kory through take lessons and hes happy we did. He has made good progress in the time hes been going. We will keep going back for more lessons. He really enjoys the lessons.
Saul Hernandez
If you are looking to learn how to play guitar, look no further. Kory is an excellent teacher and takes his time showing you how to break down complex skills. He is super patient I’ll tell you that forsure. Im a very slow learner and it really sucks but Kory reassured me that everyone has different paces and we shouldnt compare them. Ive definitely improved a lot with just 10 sessions.
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Jonah R.

32 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
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  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • BA in Psychology from University of Southern California
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Jonah R.

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With each one of my students, I take into account how much time they are willing to practice, what genres interest them, and what learning style works best (for example, I've found that music theory makes things click faster for some people and saps all the enjoyment out of learning an instrument for others). I then come up with a structured lesson plan that is specifically catered to their needs.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact me. Look forward to hearing from you soon!

About Jonah

Learning to play the guitar is one of the most rewarding experiences you'll ever have. Whether this is your first time picking up the guitar or you've been playing for years, I'll make sure your lessons are structured and paced in a way that's specifically catered to your goals. I've worked with

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Pamela
Jonah's a great guitar teacher! Super patient and instructive. He's great at breaking down music theory into digestible pieces and has made the topic less intimidating. I've learned so much from him and have improved tremendously!
DIANA
Jonah is one of the best music teachers I've ever had! He breaks down hard music topics and answers questions with patience. He is very knowledgeable about the guitar. Musicians of any level will learn a lot from him and will grow as musicians.
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Alex P.

17 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
  • Music Performance from USC Thornton School of Music
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alex P.

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With a Bachelor's in Music for Guitar Performance from the USC Thornton School, I can teach you just about anything you're looking to learn, from classical to pop to jazz, songwriting to shredding!

About Alex

I have been playing music since I was 7, and now play the guitar, bass, violin, piano, and I also sing. By the time I entered the University of Southern California, I had released my first album of original music, toured the west coast with my own band, toured internationally to China, Canada, Franc

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Rock C.
Awesome
Kathy B.
Amazing !!!
Jax
Alex is great! Classically trained musician, very easy to get on with, knows his stuff. Highly recommend.
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Marwan N.

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Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $40
  • Music- Guitar Performance from UC Riverside
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Marwan N.

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Hi! I love teaching music because I believe music is an essential part of us that should be available for everyone. I base my curriculum heavily on what the student is interested in learning. Of course we will go over the fundamentals, we will practice ear training, and learn basic music theory, but the music we learn will be totally up to you and what makes you tick.

About Marwan

I am a guitarist, bassist, songwriter, and composer based out of Los Angeles, CA. I have earned my bachelor's degree in Guitar performance, and I regularly play many styles including funk, RnB, Jazz, Pop, Rock, and Hip Hop. I am also the curator of a weekly music and art show called Apiary, where

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"Amazing Teacher!

Ryan is an incredible teacher! He has an undeniable passion for what he does, patience with his students, and is an excellent communicator on all levels. He's fun to be around, but still handles himself with total professionalism. Ryan's students have always enjoyed his classes and he really takes great pride in what he does."
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Took Guitar lessons from Ryan S.
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"Great guy, teacher, and listener. Connected with my son to get him interested again in guitar."
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Took Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Rob is very knowledgeable, professional and makes lessons fun. He has an outstanding background as a professional guitarist, composer and music educator. He has not only mastered playing the guitar, he has pursued higher education in jazz guitar and music composition. I highly recommend him for guitar lessons!"
Rob
Took Guitar lessons from Rob S.
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"My daughters and I are learning a lot from Rhonda

Rhonda is an excellent teacher. She has been able to teach 3 people in our home (me and my 2 daughters) on guitar and piano. She listens closely to what each of us is trying to accomplish and helps provide materials appropriate for all of us. It has been a pleasure working with Rhonda."
Mike
Took Guitar lessons from Rhonda S.
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"Highly Recommend Jason

When my son was 8, he really wanted to learn how to play guitar. We asked a friend of ours where their son took lessons (he is an excellent guitarist) and they highly recommended Jason. And I am very glad they did! Jason is an excellent teacher. He is great with kids and is an extremely talented musician. He tailors the lessons to my sons ability and encourages my sons creativity. After 3 years, my sons guitar and music skills have grown tremendously! He always enjoys the lessons with Jason, all the while improving on what he previously learned and also learning something new. Recently, Jason has put together recitals, where the students can show what they have learned in front of a small friends and family audience. Jason and the drummer in his band will perform with the student (learning the student's song almost overnight - which amazes me) when requested which really encourages the student to practice and get a feel for being on stage. My son has really enjoyed them and Jason does a great job of putting the shows together. My son and I could not be happier with the experience we have had with Jason. I highly recommend him."
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Took Guitar lessons from Jason F.
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"Knew exactly the right questions to ask to find out where you were to find a starting point, very helpful in showing you the physical positions to help you be comfortable while you play/learn. Felt like we were on the same page, and not intimidated when my playing was pretty bad haha. Very glad she's my teacher."
Sherri
Took Guitar lessons from Athena M.
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"Matthew has been a great teacher for my 16 year old son for the past few months. He is attentive to my son and is passionate about music and teaching."
Suzanna
Took Guitar lessons from Matthew H.
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"I strongly recommend Ahmad as a guitar teacher for all skill levels. I am highly satisfied with the music content and his clear, accessible teaching style. I also play clarinet and piano for the fun of it, and can read music, but the guitar has its own unique rewards and challenges. I love anything that has to do with the guitar, and Ahmad thoughtfully passes on information about players, recordings, gear, and websites that he feels might be of interest or use to me. Ahmad customizes each of my biweekly lessons to my current level of understanding and practice. As a result, I have steadily made progress. So far, we have covered basic rhythms and playing technique, scale patterns in preparation for playing lead and eventual improvisation, chord forms, including barre chords, and songs that are challenging to play, but in a motivating, not discouraging, way. Two things that struck me right off in studying with Ahmad is that, one, he really emphasizes practicing and playing music in proper time, which is crucial to playing well with other musicians, amateur or professional. The other thing is that he strongly urges students to practice in between lessons, which leads without fail to better playing and musicianship. With Ahmad, I am motivated to practice at least 15-20 minutes per day, 3 or more days per week. Also, he is quite patient with questions or challenges I may have with a lesson, and thoroughly addresses them before we move on. I'll close with how impressed I am with Ahmad's musical knowledge and guitar mastery, Over the years, he has developed an extremely comprehensive system of teaching harmony, and for me, it is the perfect approach to advancing my understanding of chords, scales, and the art of improvisation."
JB F
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Matt was very knowledgeable and patient with Mia, she is a beginner and Matt went through all the parts of the guitar and helped her tune her new guitar and showed her how to read notes. She is very excited to go to her next lesson. Thanks Matt."
Mia
Took Guitar lessons from Matt M.
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"On time. Very easy going & detailed. No pressure & learn at my own pace."
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