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  • 7 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Anar G.
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I have three kids all taking music lessons at the school. Its great to be able to bring them to the school and have them take lessons at the same time. The teachers are very inspiring and professional. We will be here for years!

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Hi! I'm Evan. I've been playing guitar for 14 years and have been teaching guitar for the past four years. I'm currently on staff at First Presbyterian Church in South Salinas as a worship assistant and guitarist and guitar instructor. I've taught guitar to well over 40 students over my years of teaching. I teach a variety of subjects including music theory, chord shapes, scales, modes, rhythm and even subjects including amplifier tone, proper usage of various effects pedals, band dynamics, the Nashville Number System, and developing your "ear." I've taught students ranging from 4 to 75 years old. Our lessons will be fun, relaxing, interesting and productive. Feel free to get in touch with me any time! I'm always sensitive and flexible with my rates and strive to be as reasonable as possible. I'm also willing to create custom packages to accommodate your budget.

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Hi everyone, I am a multi-instrumentalist offering beginner/intermediate guitar, bass and drum lessons for students of all ages in the South Bay area. Many studies show that learning a musical instrument helps improve performance on cognitive tasks, increases the capacity of your memory, fosters your self-expression, boosts your self-confidence, relieves stress and above all else is fun! I am 27 years old and have been involved with various bands and session gigs throughout the Bay Area. I have been playing drums for over 16 years and have approximately 11 years of experience with guitar and bass. I have had many great experiences over the years in teaching music to friends and family. I recently began offering my music instruction services professionally and have had a lot of success with students as young as 7 and as old as 56. My lessons are structured based on your level of experience and musical tastes. I find that it is more fun and effective to integrate music lessons with a student's favorite music. You will not only be learning how to play an instrument but will also learn how to play some of your favorite songs along the way! After a few of my beginner guitar/bass lessons, you will be able to learn the following: • Identify and play basic chords • Use different beginner guitar/bass techniques such as bends, hammer-ons and tremolo picking • Perform basic maintenance of your instrument such as tuning by ear and restringing your guitar/bass • Read and interpret guitar/bass tablature Ultimately, my goal with every student is to help make music a lifetime hobby for them. I understand that learning a new instrument can be very intimidating for some people; instead of focusing on more complex topics like scales and music theory, my aim for beginners is to help build up their confidence by teaching fun songs, iconic riffs, fun beats and cool techniques that show immediate results. I offer one-hour instruction of the instrument of your choice (guitar, bass or drums) for $35. This is a flat rate, and I will not charge extra if you have friends or family who would like to learn alongside you during our lessons! Guitar/bass lessons can be taught either at your home, my apartment or a place of your choosing (i.e. coffee shop, park, etc). Drum lessons can only be taught at your home. I have extra guitars that you can use for the duration of our lessons if needed. Please shoot me an e-mail if you are interested, so we can discuss your availability, level of experience and music tastes. Thanks!

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I provide professional guitar lessons for beginners. I will come to your house to teach you how to jam like a real rock star!

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I have been a Los Gatos resident for over 35 years, and I have been playing guitar for 45 years. I love to teach all students, from beginners to advanced. I will tailor each lessons to the needs and wants of each individual student, keeping them motivated and excited to learn and play.

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I'm a 24-year old songwriter and guitarist from San Jose, California. I became interested in making music throughout my school band programs. Since then, I've never loved anything so much. As a teacher, my lessons go beyond learning scales and chords and countless technicalities. I can help you understand what your goals are as a musician and who you want to be. From there, we'll tailor your lesson plan to cater to those goals. My personal goal as an educator is to help you pave your own path towards a fulfilling life as a creative individual. Given, there are tedious hills to overcome as an aspiring guitarist, but I'll be there to help you through this and straight to the fun stuff in a timely manner.

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If you want to learn to play an instrument or sing, or take your playing to the next level; I'm your guy. I have 13 years of playing and teaching experience and will share the right steps and tools to make you a great musician. I provide lessons for sax, piano, voice, guitar, etc.

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I am the lead guitarist and lead singer for Rocks Valentine and have been giving guitar lessons since 2006. My last student now performs at various coffee shops in San Mateo. I teach the basics, e.g., chords strumming, first position, and note reading. I guarantee that you will be able to play a song on your very first lesson.

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I provide beginner, intermediate and advance lessons for all with music theory and knowledge of instruments, including drums, keyboards and vocals. Lessons will be 3 days in a week except for 60 minutes in the evening.

D. D. Dupre
5.0
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  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Nathan T.
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I started taking guitar lessons from D.D. a couple of months ago and have learned so much from him in the short period of time. He's a great teacher, with a lot of patience. I would definitely recommend him to anyone who's interested in taking up the guitar.

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Guitar Expression is your one stop for all things guitar. We offer personal and detailed in-home private lessons through out Santa Clara county. Our first goal is to facilitate a well-balanced and fun learning environment for students of all ages. All lesson plans are personally created by the instructor for the student and updated for each lesson. We firmly believe that we have the tools necessary to help you obtain your dreams and goals with the guitar. Whether you want to jam the blues, finger pick folk, scale some classical, or just play by the campfire, we are here to find a way to make that happen. Here at Guitar Expression, we are extremely passionate about two things - teaching and playing music.

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Learn to play acoustic guitar, freestyle, fingerpicking and more. Learn to play different genres of music -- from Eastern classical to Western pop, rock, funky and rock music.

  • 11 years in business
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We offer artist development, singing lessons, and recordings. We have been in business for 8 years; we just had to leave the big facility. Now, we're offering services from home 'til we relocate to a new building.

Ken Arconti
5.0
from 1 review
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Cindy Lepore H.
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Great guitar teacher. Friendly, works out of his home. We started lessons a few months ago. He's teaching note reading.

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My goal as a teacher is to figure out how each student thinks and learns in order to increase their skill and enjoyment of music in a way that is fun, challenging, and interesting to them as an individual.

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Need a Guitar Teacher

San Francisco, CA

  • Guitar type
    Electric, Classical
  • Level of experience
    Beginner
  • Frequency of lessons
    Once a week
  • Details
    I have played the bass and electric guitar for a long time, mostly church music. Now want to learn plucking and classical guitar... Can read music well
  • $30
    Average price

Need a Guitar Teacher

Portola Valley, CA

  • Guitar type
    Acoustic
  • Level of experience
    Advanced
  • Frequency of lessons
    Once a week
  • Details
    advanced player in 2 handed tapping and percussive techniques, looking for further advancement
  • $60
    Average price
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