Andrew Snyder

Andrew S.

San Diego, CA
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Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
I have played many styles growing up but my focus has been Jazz in school. Lessons will be lots of fun because that's what music is all about! I will give you as much information as possible when it comes to learning aspects of guitar and music. We will focus on the music you listen to, and I'll give you music to add to your repeitoire based on what you like. I will teach you all of the things I have learned from teachers and peers over the years that have helped me succeed.
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Andrew delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 9+

Teaching since:

Hello! I have been playing both electric and acoustic guitar for the past 10 years. I've been studying music in college. I received a AA in Jazz performance from Mira Costa College, and will be graduating from SDSU with a Bachelor's in Jazz Studies. I love listening and playing all kinds of music, but I have a focus on Jazz, Rock, Blues, and Pop styles.

I teach students of all ages at any playing level whether you're just beginning or an advanced player. We can focus on many subjects that include music theory, scales, harmony, reading music, guitar technique, music history, improvisation, ear training, etc.
I love getting to help students reach their goals and advance as a musician. Playing guitar is my passion, and I enjoy being able to be a positive influence in someone else's journey.

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Aug 2014 - Nov 2015
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Sandwich Maker
May 2013 - Dec 2013
Togo's Sandwiches

Feb 2010 - Mar 2013
Edelweiss Bakery


Jazz Studies
Aug 2015 - Present
San Diego State University
Jazz Performance
Aug 2010 - May 2015
Mira Costa Community College


Fluent / Native Proficiency


AA Jazz Performance
May 2015
Mira Costa Community College


National Association for Music Education
Sep 2015

Founded in 1907, NAfME is among the world’s largest arts education organizations. NAfME advocates at the local, state, and national levels; provides resources for teachers, parents, and administrators; hosts professional development events; and offers a variety of opportunities for students and teachers.

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Photo by Andrew S.

A duo I'm part of, the jAM duo, doing a cover of Stevie Wonder's "Isn't She Lovely"
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6 Reviews

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Scott Sep 7, 2017
Guitar · In home

Update to my first post... I've taken weekly lessons for six months and made tremendous progress. Andrew comes prepared to each lesson, challenges me and is encouraging as well. Andrew is an excellent teacher and I'm lucky to have found him.

SCOTT Jan 20, 2017
Guitar · In home

First lesson was fun. Andrew tailors his lessons toward my music interests.

Dennis May 18, 2016
Guitar · In studio

Andrew is passionate about music and guitar. He appreciates many styles of music from jazz to rock. He is well-spoken, friendly, and his enthusiasm gets students motivated! You will be very happy with him!!!

Luis May 18, 2016
Guitar · In studio

Andrew has tons of skills and plenty of theory knowledge to not only play others music but to create your own music. Also, he is an amazing section leader; the best.

Shannon May 17, 2016
Guitar · Online

Andrew was one of the most attentive guitar teachers my son has ever had. My son really responds to Andrew because he is warm, nice, and always has a smile on his face. My son has really taken a liking to Andrew.

Max May 17, 2016
Guitar · In home

Andrew not only kills it at guitar, he's extremely dedicated to the art and treats it with the professionalism it deserves. He's very personable and he's one of my favorite people to play music with!!!

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