Victor Skidanenko

Victor S.

Palo Alto, CA
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Lesson Details


Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I offer acoustic guitar for children and adults of all levels, from first time players to very advanced players. I offer lessons teaching Country, Rock, Classic Rock and Folk style guitar. I can provide a complete curriculum including tabs/sheet music or I can can give personalized lessons on skills or music of your choice. I can teacher material in both standard notation and tablature as well as learning to play by ear. I can also prepare students to play in bands and jams.
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Victor teaches



Victor delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 8+

Teaching since:
January 2004

I am a professional teacher and performer based out of the San Francisco Bay Area. I have been teaching guitar, banjo, and mandolin professionally since 2004. I have performed on all of these instruments and have played at numerous music festivals throughout the United States as well as teaching at many music camps on the West Coast. I am currently performing in bands on electric guitar, banjo, and mandolin.


Music Instructor
Jan 2012 - Dec 2014
The Manzana Music School

I offered instruction on guitar, banjo and mandolin as well as general music theory.


AA Music: General
Aug 2013 - Present
Foothill College


Fluent / Native Proficiency

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6 Reviews

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Steve Aug 19, 2016
Acoustic Guitar · In studio

The lesson was great I told Victor the things I struggle with most & he started me off with some basics that I need to work on & also showed me some bad habits I needed to correct all with a patient pleasant attitude I'm looking forward to the next lesson.Steve S

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Steve Aug 19, 2016
Acoustic Guitar · In studio

Victor was great I haven't picked up my Guitar in it felt like forever and I had picked up a lot of bad habits he was very patient and gave me the building blocks to help me get started back on the right track.

Shaheer M. Jan 25, 2016
Acoustic Guitar · In studio

Had a great lesson with Victor! He knows music really well and is very patient with beginners.

Jade M. Jan 19, 2016
Guitar · In studio

Polite and thorough. We're off to a good beginning

Kevin Hughes Jan 6, 2016
Guitar · In home

Had a god lesson with Victor. Will be back next week!

Jenny Dec 8, 2015
Guitar · In studio

I took lessons for beginning guitar with Victor. Victor is a great teacher! He is clearly very competent, with a relaxed vibe. He was happy to create personalized guitar tab for me, and was very patient, even though I was a first time guitarist.

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