Daniel Munoz
Newhall, CA
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Daniel Munoz

Daniel M.

Newhall, CA
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
The guitar is a versatile instrument, with a variety of styles ranging from acoustic pop to heavy rock guitar solos. My background in classical guitar as well as being a guitarist in rock bands allow me to introduce the guitar to a student in many different styles and techniques. Depending on what YOU, the student, want to learn and explore with the guitar..

About Daniel M.

Danny has been teaching guitar privately for the last decade in the San Fernando and Santa Clarita areas, as well as online. His background and experience give him a unique perspective as a guitar teacher. Born and raised in San Diego, he started playing music when he joined the beginning band in middle school on saxophone. Several instruments, years, and ensembles later, he began studying music at Palomar College before moving to Los Angeles, where he graduated from Cal State Northridge with a Bachelor of Music in Classical Guitar Performance. This unique background sets him apart from most guitarists, as he already had extensive musical training and experience before he began playing guitar.

He has played in many types of groups as a guitarist, from bands playing the Viper Room to classical groups on historical tours. In his spare time he enjoys running, video games, and movies. He is currently recording AHTCKs first full-length album.

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Robb G.
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Posted May 21, 2020
Annie L.

Great initial lesson!

Posted Nov 14, 2019
Magdalena V.
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Posted May 25, 2017
Alexander V.
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My son really looks forward to his lesson with Daniel. The method Daniel uses is working. My son is taking on-line lessons and in just a few lessons he's learned a lot. Daniel is very understanding and explain things clearly.

Posted May 11, 2017
Destiny
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Daniel is an excellent teacher! Very proffesional, skilled and patient.. He's been teaching my son guitar lessons for about 4 months now and we couldn't be happier with the results!

Posted Jan 31, 2017
Eugene
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Wow! I love Daniel's approach to teaching, he was able to explain things in a way that made sense. After a few session he addressed a few issues I was having and setup plan that allowed me overcoming those struggles. Not only have I improved, im feeling more confident as a guitarist. I'm very excited to continue learning with Daniel as my teacher and I highly recommend him!

Posted Jan 12, 2017
Lena
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Daniel is a great instructor who is knowledgeable, patient, and punctual.

Posted Nov 18, 2016
Hilary
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I haven't played my guitar in years and never really learned how to play. I wanted to try it again. Daniel was an excellent teacher! He is very knowledgeable about music and the guitar. He is also nice and patient. I enjoyed my lesson, learned a lot, and look forward to the next one. Gold star! I highly recommend Daniel.

Posted Oct 19, 2016
Kevin
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Very helpful and very professional. Was treated like family and would recommend to anyone looking for an instructor

Posted Aug 28, 2016
nataliya G.

highly recommend

My son started taking guitar lessons with Daniel in December. So far, we are very happy customers. He is talented, knowledgeable, professional, polite, and accommodating. We would highly recommend Daniel

Posted Feb 12, 2014
Michael W.

Highly Recommended!!!

Daniel is an excellent teacher who patiently covered all of the issues that I needed help with. I have had advanced training in music, and he helped me more than most of my previous teachers ever did. I would highly recommend him without hesitation!

Posted Feb 6, 2014
Richard A.

Bass Guitar

Daniel gave me several lesson on my bass guitar when I started playing a few years back. He was very informative and very professional in giving lessons to me! He helped me on changing my strings and gave me lessons on proper technique on playing the bass!

Posted Nov 16, 2013
Ricardo R.

Very Professional

Daniel is a very skilled and reliable musician. His passion for music is passed on to others and always leave with a great understanding of not only guitar, but the art of music. Great Job Daniel!

Posted Nov 14, 2013

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Experience

Guitar Teacher
Feb 2020 - Present

Nueva Vision Community School

Providing free guitar classes to low income students. I would have 4 students per class to guide along from beginner, providing feedback and instruction individually.

Private Teach
Jan 2010 - Present

Danny Munoz Guitar Lessons

Providing private lessons to students across a broad range of backgrounds and skill levels. Lessons would take place at either my home studio or the students homes. Online lessons also available.

Education

B.M. in Classical Guitar Performance
Aug 2011 - May 2013

California State University Northridge

Music
Aug 2007 - May 2011

Palomar College

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Awards

Deans List
May 2013

California State University Northridge

Honors Perfiormance/Music Scholarship
May 2011

Palomar College Music Department

Semper Fidelis Award for Musical Excellence
May 2003

United States Marine Corps

Don Marshall Musical Exellence Award
May 2003

Hilltop High School

Affiliations

American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
Apr 2015
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a membership association of more than 480,000 US composers, songwriters, lyricists and music publishers. The ASCAP is committed to nurturing music makers throughout their careers.
Guitar Foundation of America
Feb 2014
Guitar Foundation of America (GFA) is the America's leading classical guitar organization founded in 1973 at the National Guitar Convention sponsored by the American String Teachers Association (ASTA).

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