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Tony delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+

Teaching since:
February 1996

For over 19 years, Tony has been serving the entire Temecula Valley with the best music instruction. To date, Tony has taught over 8,000 students and have seen some of his students go on and form bands, get signed, make albums, tour the world, go on TV and even become teachers themselves. Tony has toured the world as a professional musician and has written and released 4 instructional dvd's that have sold over 100,000 copies worldwide. Tony has been featured in all the major guitar magazines including Guitar World, Guitar Player, Guitar One, Circus and Hit Parader. Tony graduated from GIT in Hollywood and has been a professional musician and teacher all his life. Some of Tony's credits includes working with XYZ, Digital Clowns, Janet Jackson and many more. Tony gets no better reward than to take a student, share his knowledge with them and see them blossom into a monster player.

*** Lesson Details ***
Tony is well known in the community for his teachings. The number 1 thing that parents and students have said about tony's teachings is that he makes things easy to understand. Tony writes and teaches out of his own curriculum's that are catered to each student. Tony's philosophy is that no 2 students are alike, and each student will take to the material differently so it is very important to adjust your teachings according to each students growth level. This helps the acceleration rate tremendously.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Multiple guitars and pre-amps, 2 electronic drum kits with headphones, cakewalk and pro tools software, CD and MP3 playback for learning new songs.

*** Specialties ***
All styles and levels.

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Jan 1995 - Present
B. Music Inc

B. Music Inc is a full service music academy teaching private and group lessons for guitar, bass, drums, piano, voice, music theory, rock school and more.


Bachelor's Degree In Music Theory and Education
Sep 1992 - Jun 1996
University of California - Riverside


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Degree in Guitar Performance
Jun 1991
Musician's Institute

Technical degree


2013 Best of Temecula Award
Jan 2014
City of Temecula

Photos & Videos

Here are some of Tony's students giving testimonials on how they have improved by taking lessons with Tony.
Tony teaching a beginning guitar lesson. Taken from the dvd "Shortcut Guitar" and featured in Guitar World Magazine
Clip from the instructional dvd "Ultimate Licks" by Tony Burnett. Tony improvising a rhythm jam.
Photo by Tony B.

Photo by Tony B.

Photo by Tony B.

Photo by Tony B.

Photo by Tony B.

Photo by Tony B.


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Ben R. Mar 3, 2014
Guitar ·


Tony Burnett is an excellent guitar teacher If you want to learn how to play like John Petrucci or Paul Gilbert or Joe Satriani, Tony will teach you all the fundamental techniques required to shred like these excellent players. Everything from proper picking technique to the music theory.

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