Shane Hughes

Shane H.

Fontana, CA
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Lesson Details

Classical Guitar

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
Sight Reading, Technique, Standard Repertoire, Posture, Fingering Technique, and associated terms and concepts.
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Shane delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 8+ and special needs

Teaching since:
May 2015

I am willing to travel in the San Bernardino County, Riverside, Inland Empire and High Desert areas. Depending upon the length of travel I may just charge slightly more for the cost of gas. So message me and Im sure we can work something out.

I am a graduate from Chaffey College with an associates degree in Arts & Humanities. I have been teaching various classes and lessons through this site, Musicstar/Creative Brain Learning since 2015 and at GuitarCenter San Bernardino for more than a year. I am currently attending Cal State San Bernardino as a Music Major with an emphasis on Music Education to obtain a Bachelors degree in the field. My main instruments are Guitar and Bass, but I also play ukulele, percussion, piano, vocals and more with enough proficiency to teach the basics. I mainly play Jazz Guitar and Bass, but I also play Rock and Classical.

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Guitar, Bass and Ukulele Instructor
Aug 2017 - Present
Guitar Center

I am an instructor for the Guitar Center Lessons department at the San Bernardino location.

May 2015 - Present

I have taught many classes, private lessons, and summer camps through this company. The summer camp included drama, music(ukulele, guitar, keyboard, percussion, boomwhackers, and rock band) and LEGO building projects with two other instructors. I have also taught guitar and stop motion animation classes by myself, and assisted in robotics, video game design and stop motion animation classes.

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General Music with a minor in Jazz
Sep 2015 - Present
Cal State San Bernardino
Music: Arts & Humanities
Sep 2009 - Jun 2014
Chaffey College


Fluent / Native Proficiency
Limited Proficiency


Title IX and Gender Equity Cert.
Aug 2015

Certification of completed course outlining discriminations free behavior on the account of race, sex and gender.

Photos & Videos

Playing with Half Past Jazz. Check us out on Facebook and Instagram.

Playing with Half Past Jazz. Check us out on Facebook and Instagram.

My jazz group Half Past Jazz. Check us out on facebook and instagram.


9 Reviews

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Ben Sep 4, 2018
Acoustic Guitar · In home

Shane was very professional! He got my guitar playing to a good start right away. I can't wait to sign up for more lessons. Funny personality.

Grant Jul 6, 2017
Music Theory · Online

Eric Jun 29, 2017
Acoustic Guitar · In studio

Excellent teacher! He is very upbeat and teaches at a pace that works best for you.

LUIS Mar 18, 2017
Acoustic Guitar · In home

Very honest & great teacher. It was my first time taking guitar lessons & Shane was definitely very helpful & most importantly very patient & understandful. Works around your schedule & goes above and beyond to try & do his best to teach you. I would recommend him to a friend or family member.

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Melodie M. Jan 17, 2017
Ukulele · Online

Shane is very prompt and down to earth. He really made me feel like my time was valued and made sure my questions/ concerns were addressed prior to the end of our lesson. He made me feel at ease during the lesson and not flustered for any mistakes... he even showed me how to achieve similar notes with different finger positions for ease and comfort.

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Natalie Jan 14, 2017
Piano · In studio

Today was my 3 year old daughters 1st piano lesson with Shane. Shane was very professional, prompt on time and ready to have all the patience in the world for a child that is so novice in any type of music participation! He realy listen to what I wanted in my child's future path to music and we cannot wait for our group sections to go on and flurish from here on forward👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽...Great job Shane!
- From a happy father👍🏽

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Shannon Jan 10, 2017
Ukulele · Online

Afshin Nov 15, 2016
Drum · In home

Today was our first day and my son loved it!

Angela Oct 24, 2016
Acoustic Guitar · In home

Shane has been teaching my daughter the acoustic guitar for several months now and I couldn't be more happier with her progress. She loves her guitar lessons and looks forward to them every week. Shane has been a very positive and patient teacher. He is flexible and accommodating to our busy schedule. I would highly recommend him.

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