Jonah Rosenthal

Jonah R.

Los Angeles, CA
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Lesson Details

Guitar

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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!
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About

Jonah passed a background check that includes a SSN verification, national criminal record check, and sex offender registry search. Learn More
Jonah delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
May 2010

If you're going to hire a guitar teacher, your lessons should be something you look forward to every week. The majority of instructors use a one-size-fits-all approach, and as a result, their students can quickly become frustrated and lose interest. I've always found this unfortunate because playing the guitar can be such an incredibly enjoyable and rewarding experience.

With each one of my students, I take into account how much time they are willing to practice, what playing styles interest them, and what teaching approach works best. I then come up with a lesson plan that is specifically catered to their needs.

Experience

Guitar Teacher
May 2010 - Present
Private Teacher

The only thing I love as much as writing and performing is sharing my passion with other people and seeing them gain confidence in their newfound abilities. I've been playing music for the past 20 years, and teaching professionally since 2010 to students of all ages and skill levels.

Specialties include (but are not limited to): pop, folk, rock, blues, jazz, fingerpicking, and improvisation on both acoustic and electric guitar.

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Education

BA in Psychology
Aug 2008 - May 2012
University of Southern California

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9 Reviews

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Scott Lindenbaum Nov 15, 2016
Guitar ·

Jonah is a great teacher. He's patient and easy going. I immediately got the feeling that he loves playing the guitar and that spirit is motivating.

Lorena Lopez Jun 21, 2016
Guitar ·

Jonah is kind and patient. He makes the lessons fun and enjoyable! I'll be back for sure!

Shauna Bellante Feb 3, 2016
Guitar ·

Jonah has been teaching our 5 year old daughter for a few months now. We are always impressed with his professionalism and his patient and gentle nature. He is very positive and encouraging with our daughter and he has very realistic expectations. She just loves him and so do we.

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Yvonne Lopez Jan 25, 2016
Guitar ·

Jonah is awesome! He has been teaching my 7yr. old son to play guitar. My son took to him instantly. He always has a pleasant smile and he is patient which was exactly what i was looking for in a music teacher for my son. I highly recommend him to anyone inquiring.

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Milans Sundaresan Jan 18, 2016
Guitar ·

Jonah is my outstanding beginning acoustic guitar teacher. He's enthusiastic, incredibly patient, and customizes every lesson to cater to my skills and interests. He's very knowledgeable and is an all around excellent teacher. I highly recommend him.

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Nate Lassiter Jan 7, 2016
Guitar ·

Jonah is great. I highly recommend doing lessons with him.

Kyle Oliver Nov 23, 2015
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I've had several lessons with Jonah and they have been great. Jonah shapes his lessons around the student in a way that is fun, easy to follow and efficient. He listens to what you are trying to accomplish and gets you there without losing you along the way.

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Will Cebron Nov 4, 2015
Guitar ·

As a complete beginner, I was intimidated to start learning guitar but Jonah has done a fantastic job of allaying my fears. I highly highly recommend him, especially if you're just starting out. He's patient, knowledgeable, well prepared, and most importantly, passionate. His enthusiasm is infectious and inspires me to keep working hard.

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Aaron Barker Sep 5, 2015
Guitar ·

Jonah is an incredibly skilled teacher and is very easy to communicate with - highly recommended!

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