Guitar is my main instrument which I have been teaching for 13 years. I like to start beginner students with a basic knowledge of chords and rhythm to get them playing as soon as possible, and then supplement that knowledge with some music theory.
Hello fellow and future musicians, and thanks for checking out my profile! To tell you a little about myself, I was exposed to music at a very young age since my dad was a musician. I first picked up the drums at the age of 5, and took piano lessons for a year when I was 6. I later played the saxophone in 4th grade, and finally discovered the guitar when I was 9. (Ironic since my dad is a guitarist and the guitar was around the house forever!) He showed me my first chords and really got me started on the instrument, and I played in several local bands in high school playing a range of musical styles from rock, blues, funk, and reggae. I really didn't take music seriously until I was in college, and began studying under Jerry Coelho, a member of the very first graduating class of the ...
I want to help you find your voice. Anyone can play a guitar, but it takes some hard work, determination, and proper guidance to truly sound great when playing one. My curriculum will be determined by your goals, but most everyone will be subjected to some amount of ear training, hand and body posture training, technique, and basic theory. I will teach you to play an acoustic or electric guitar with a pick or with your fingers (or both).
Another often overlooked advantage of having a guitar teacher is having somebody to reach out to for guidance when buying a new instrument. I won't charge you for that, though; I like exploring a music shop as much as anyone else!
Hi everyone! I'm a hard-working musician with a background in live performance, songwriting, composition, and home recording. I want to help you perform the music you love, whether you're playing to your family, your webcam, or a 15,000 seat arena. I have been teaching private music lessons since 2007. I am a graduate of UCSD, where I completed my bachelor's degree in music theory and composition. I have taken years of private lessons, played bass, guitar, and mandolin in local and touring bands, and released three albums of original music. I want to make your goals accessible. *** Lesson Details *** I focus on making lessons fun for my students. I emphasize the importance of practicing on your own and building confidence by performing live and/or writing your own songs. I love ...
I began playing guitar 16 years ago and teaching guitar a few years after. I have played professionally in the San Diego area in many different styles including jazz, pop, rock, funk and 80's New Wave. I have a large collection of lessons for beginners up to advanced students which use popular songs as a way of addressing technical issues. I strive to make the lessons fun as well as informative while keeping each individual student's goals in mind.
I have been teaching and performing in the San Diego area for many years and have used that experience to develop lessons for any level of player. My program emphasizes all around musicianship in addition to technical ability. Being a musician is more than simply learning repertoire. I help my students get the skills needed to be capable, independent performers. While studying at UCSD, I was awarded double honors for my work in Guitar Performance and Composition. In 2010, I was given awards for "Most Outstanding Graduating Senior" and "Outstanding Classical Music Performance". In January of this year, my latest ensemble piece "Bell Music" was given its premiere in Zurich, Switzerland by Ensemble TaG. *** Lesson Details *** While I am a very easy going teacher, I do require dedication ...
Ben Z. has been helping people achieve their goals in guitar and music since 2001, and is passionate about teaching students of all ages and skill levels. As an instructor, Ben combines traditional teaching methods with ear training and improvisation to create well rounded experience for the student. Proficiency and creativity are both emphasized in lessons that are designed to be both fun and rewarding. Ben is an avid performer, regularly playing a wide variety of genres. Blues, Oldies, Soul/R&B, Funk, World Music, Classic Rock, Country, Musicals, Ragtime, Gospel, Acoustic fingerstyle, Travis picking, Chicken pickin', Slide guitar, Chord melody/solo arrangements, Lead/rhythm techniques, Music theory, and reading music are all topics that can be covered in lessons. Ben welcomes children ...
STEVEN B - GUITAR TEACHER
The guitar is the most popular instrument in the world, especially electric guitar. I have over 20 years experience as a professional teacher of acoustic and electric guitar successfully teaching hundreds of students. I teach in studio as well as in student’s homes online. Provide teaching at all levels and ages. Beginners are welcomed. Whatever level, be prepared to experience a lot of fun!
GUITAR / ACOUSTIC / ELECTRIC
My guitar students have fun discovering what they want to play. I combine methods of teaching sight reading, playing by ear, and improvisation. Through the process, I teach all the fundamentals of technique in guitar for correct hand positions, fingering, and stance. Strumming, finger picking, hybrid picking, the CAGED formula, etc.. I spend considerable time mapping out chord changes of standard and popular songs. My students learn theory while having great fun learning songs. After a spell, my students can play songs on guitar right ...
I teach piano, guitar, and voice. I teach at all levels. Beginners are always welcome and encouraged to attend. I have successfully taught hundreds of students. I'm a passionate and motivated teacher who loves working with students. Be prepared to have a lot of fun! Here is a little bit of history for you. At age 19, I started performing piano at private parties, cabarets, and hotels throughout the San Diego and Los Angeles regions. While performing, people would come up to me and ask me if I teach piano. I agreed wholeheartedly. Those students referred me to other potential piano students. Within a couple years I was teaching piano full time. The entire process repeated for both guitar and voice. Today I teach full time on all three instruments. Many of my students receive lessons on
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