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Popular Guitar Teachers Near Manteca

Check out some of our most popular teachers near Manteca including Ripon, Stockton, Lathrop, French Camp and Escalon.

Aaron M. Stockton, CA

Guitar lessons will cover chord strumming, and melody/riff picking in a variety of styles. Students will learn music theory related to scales and chords, enabling you to create your own music, play musically, and learn music more easily. Students may start on acoustic or electric guitar and will be able to cross over after learning the basics. We will also learn how to string, tune, and care for your instrument. Once the student is comfortable with the basics, we will focus on learning music in your favorite styles. From getting familiar with the instrument to learning to play your favorite songs, guitar lessons will be fun and informative.

About Aaron

Aaron holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Management from the University of the Pacific. At Pacific, Aaron studied both jazz and classical music, and performed rock/gospel music on campus. He did graduate studies through Liberty University. He has directed instrumental music at Sunrise Community Church in Fair Oaks, CA, and directed the worship ministry at Escalon Covenant Church in Escalon, CA. Aaron has been teaching private lessons since 2007, and has been teaching marching percussion at high schools since 2008. His students students have earned college music scholarships, honor band seats, and professional performances, and the winter percussion ensemble he taught won first place at NCBA Championships. Aaron has a broad range of musical experiences including ...

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JenniferT2 February 7, 2011
Drums

Aaron is very knowledgeable and has excellent technique. He is consistent but kind in his feedback and gives praise without patronizing his student. A true professional.
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StanW December 22, 2010
Old dog learning a new trick

I'm a 58 year old complete novice. Aaron has been very patient and doesn't seem to mind starting from scratch. Every time we come to the end of the lesson I have something new, and wish I had more time.
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HaroldJ May 26, 2010
Bailey loves his drum instructor. Aaron is doing a gread job.
Khemya M. Stockton, CA

Beginning, strumming and chords

About Khemya

With a Masters degree in Arts and Consciousness Studies from J.F. Kennedy Univ, A BA in dance ethnology, performance and choreography and world music, and 3 A.A. degrees in dance, music and psychology, I feel successful to teach various subjects in the arts. *** Lesson Details *** Lesson plans will include: Beginning music theory, songbook and study, and beginning songs for piano *** Studio Equipment *** Electric keyboard and dun dun drums, djembe drums, guitar and amps, with microphone, 320 square foot space, open space for dance floor :) *** Travel Equipment *** djembe drums, electric piano, percussion I expect the student to provide their notebooks, writing utensils and positive behavior *** Specialties *** Jazz improvisation-jazz voicing on piano (music theory) ...

Sarah W. Modesto, CA

Guitar teacher over twenty years private and group classes

About Sarah

I come from the greater Modesto, CA area. I am a veteran music teacher with over 19 years of teaching vocal and instrumental music. I have taught both in the private and public sectors. I hold a current music teaching certificate with a BA in Music Education, MA in Elementary Education, and an MA in Reading/Music Focus. I believe that anyone can learn to sing or play a musical instrument. I am passionate about teaching music and the joy that comes from learning music. I am experienced in the areas of vocal and instrumental performance through concerts, recitals, musicals, community service, festivals and competitions. Some of my planned musical performances are a Christmas concert, playing and singing in our local mall at Christmas time, and a planned spring recital. I am ...

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Meghan W. November 6, 2013
Ukulele
Verified Student
Wonderful teacher!

Sarah is a wonderful teacher! I started from zero and she has walked me through reading music, fretting and playing melodies, and chords. I have learned so much and our lessons have opened up a world of ukulele fun. Between lessons I'm able to continue practicing the exercises, and also try new songs on my own. Sarah is very patient and so encouraging! I always have fun during our lessons! We have our lessons via Skype, which has worked out very well.
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Erica H. November 6, 2013
Guitar
Verified Student
Sara is an awesome instructor!

My daughter is 9 and wanted to start guitar and voice lessons. Sarah has been fantastic at making this process fun and truly effective,) My daughter already has learned so much and I'm so thankful for Sarah!
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ARTHUR C. February 1, 2013
Verified Student
An excellent teacher

From the beginnig this teacher assesed my training and put me on the right track.
Chad T. Turlock, CA

I teach all styles and all levels of guitar. Guitar is still my first love.

About Chad

I have played and taught music for over 20 years. I am a multi-instrumentalist. Many of my students enjoy exploring other instruments as they learn and grow in their music knowledge. A typical lesson is in the comfort of your home. We review work from the last week, learn a new song and discuss any questions you might have. Taking lessons should be fun, challenging and full of real music. I use music to learn and grow in every lesson. *** Travel Equipment *** I expect my students to bring their instrument or have one at home to practice on. I provide Most homework sheets. I want my students to buy needed books. *** Specialties *** I specialize in beginner classes. On piano, I stay close to classical and jazz styles and methods. On guitar, I teach folk, and rock. I teach guitar ...

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Nancy S. December 5, 2014
Fiddle · In studio
Verified Student
Having a great time!
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Ame B. July 1, 2014
Violin · In home
Verified Student
Great teacher! Personable and easy to work with!
Greg D. Tracy, CA

About Greg

I started playing guitar in the 5th grade and in middle school began playing in rock groups. At the beginning of high school, I started teaching in some of the local music stores in the area. While wanting more from my playing, I started classical guitar lessons with an Andre Segovia student, Rani Cochran, and soon started lessons from Warren Nunes, a top jazz guitarist in the Bay Area. While continuing to take lessons in both types of music, I majored in Music at the local college. There I played in the jazz band and in guitar ensembles. After receiving my A.A. degree, I took classical guitar lessons with Larry Ferrara at the Conservatory of Music in San Francisco. At this point I transferred to San Jose State University and received a B.A. in guitar performance and a B.A. in ...

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Karen C. February 23, 2015
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
I HIGHLY RECOMMEND GREG FROM BEGINNER TO ADVANCED LESSONS!!!!!!
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Karen C. February 23, 2015
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
Greg is a awesome teacher with the knowledge of all types of music.
very patient working with you on any level, and flexible with his
schedule. THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!! : )
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Eddie B. December 20, 2014
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
Greg is an awesome teacher. He is very knowledgeable and makes himself accessable for any questions or concerns you may have. I would totally recommend Greg.
Heidi L. Lodi, CA

with Jesus Garcia

About heidi

I have been playing the piano since 1992 and teaching for over 15 years. I love teaching. I've tried to quit and couldn't because I missed it so much. I teach preschool music classes, private lessons and tutor college level Theory.

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