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Pomona Guitar Theory Instructors

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  • 31 years in business
  • 1381 hires on Thumbtack
  • Encinitas, CA 92024

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California Music Studios is your one-stop source for music and voice lessons in Southern California. CMS has over 300 highly qualified, independently established teachers and, most importantly, the one that's right for you. All ages are welcome. You can take lessons in your home or your teacher's studio. Studios are located in almost every city in Southern California. Talk to one of our friendly lessons' specialists to find a music teacher in your area. We give lessons in piano, guitar, voice, singing, drums, violin and flute. Don't waste another minute regretting that you never learned to play music and certainly don't wait to get your kids started. Please call now, so we can help you find the perfect teacher.

  • 4 years in business
  • 377 hires on Thumbtack
  • Los Angeles, CA 90046

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I've been taking online guitar lessons on and off for years and Shawn is by far the best teacher I've had. Shawn is a great listener, has endless knowledge, and can tailor your lessons to any style of music you want to learn.

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  • 4 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
  • Covina, CA 91724

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Paul Grether is a very talented musician and teacher and a great person. He is wonderful with kids. He is sweet, smart, motivational, caring and funny. My 9 year old son loves him and loves his guitar lessons. He gave up tennis to have two guitar lessons a week. Paul is so affordable to top it off that we are able to afford two one hour lessons a week. I am thrilled to pieces. Anyone would be lucky to have guitar lessons with Paul.

  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Santa Ysabel, CA 92070

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I offer a free first lesson/event consultation. I teach guitar lessons and perform at events -- weddings, corporate events, etc. Mr. Jones is available to perform at weddings and other private events as a soloist or with a violinist or singer. He is also available to co-write with other artists and for studio sessions. Mr. Jones is available for individual and group lessons in all genres of guitar playing, music theory, and music history.

  • 16 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
  • Tustin, CA 92780

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I'm a professional composer and cellist and a teacher of cello, composition/music theory, beginning violin/viola, and beginning piano. I also teach ESL, and I have over 13 years of teaching experience! (Please scroll down for English lessons). Music: I have a B.M. summa cum laude in music composition from California State University, Los Angeles. I also have an M.F.A. in music composition from California Institute of the Arts (rated by Newsweek as the top art school in America!). As a composer, I am interested in opera, performance art, microtonal, avant-garde and world music (including Hindustani, Javanese, Chinese, West African, Celtic, and American Indian music). I love working on multimedia projects and collaborating with other artists. I am also Artistic Director of the Los Angeles Composer's Collective. As a cellist, my musical interests mirror my compositional interests while maintaining a strong foundation in traditional western classical music. I specialize in premiering new and experimental works by modern composers in addition to performing traditional music at concerts and other events, such as weddings, parties, and funerals. I have also been known to play my cello in the occasional rock, hip-hop or jazz band! While cello is my main instrument, I also play several other instruments to varying degrees of skill, including orchestral percussion, piano, voice, guitar, erhu, Indonesian rebab, and tabla. As a teacher, I strongly believe in the importance of music education in the overall academic success of children. I am dedicated to helping students of all ages realize their musical goals. I teach both privately and at the Saint Gabriel Foundation, providing free music lessons to at-risk youth in inner city schools and juvenile hall. My approach to music education incorporates traditional western classical techniques as well as many other approaches from around the world and from different styles of music that I have learned and found to be helpful. English: I have a B.A. in Translation and Interpretation Studies, and Spanish from California State University, Long Beach. After graduating I worked as a freelance translator and a teacher of English and Spanish. I worked in the Santa Ana Unified School District teaching Spanish and ESL in the public schools, and I worked at Berlitz Languages, and ELS teaching English in private and small group lessons. Through Berlitz, I also taught small group classes to employees of corporate clients, including Mitsubishi, Noritz, and Blizzard, among others. I am experienced in working with students from beginning to advanced levels. Additionally, I have helped many students with accent elimination, writing for business and academic purposes, and cultural training. I currently teach English privately.

  • 34 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Pasadena, CA 91101

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Vince has been teaching guitar lessons to my 7 year old daughter for the past 2 months. He is patient, encouraging, and teaches with a good balance of challenge and support. Vince is always prepared and uses a book to supplement his teaching. He writes notes to illustrate his lessons which helps my daughter practice at home. Vince is thoughtful and encourages my daughter to collaborate during lessons and also tries to incorporate music that she enjoys. He plans two recitals per year (summer and winter) for his students who include children and adults. My daughter participated in the June recital after only one month of lessons! Vince taught her to play the Happy Birthday song as a surprise for my husband whose birthday was the day of the recital. The program was held at a Pasadena park and Vince centered the event around the student performances and did not promote himself or his program as many music teachers tend to do. Vince is humble, gentle, and encouraging. He focuses on teaching his students to enjoy playing the guitar and to feel confident about expressing their music. I highly recommend him to anyone interested in guitar lessons. He visits our home weekly for private lessons. His rates are fair and he is flexible should we ever need to cancel/reschedule a class.

  • 17 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Chino, CA 91710

Regina L.

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My son has taken guitar lessons from Patrick for over the past 5 years. During that time my son has developed such an ear for music, an appreciation for the guitar whether it be acoustic or electric, and has gained a tremendous amount of self confidence! Because he can really start jammin! Patrick has been an integral part of shaping the artistic & creative talents that come with learning an musical instrument! My son has definitely gained so much more than he even realizes over the course of those years! Thanks for help in shaping my son!!!

  • 19 years in business
  • Anaheim, CA 92808

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Ken is an excellent teacher. He taught my son, JT, guitar lessons for about 3 years. Ken is very patient and motivational, which was very necessary as my son was quite young at the time, . He has an incredible way of connecting with his students.. Ken was able to make the lesson fun for my son and focused on the kind of music JT liked to play. I would recommend Ken to anyone wanting to learn how to play the guitar!

  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Los Angeles, CA 90042

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I'm happy to travel to your home for lessons, and I'm also happy to tailor lessons to fit your individual goals and interests. I'm well versed in many styles, including rock, pop, funk, blues, folk, R&B, jazz, country, and world music. Lessons can include a variety of topics, such as technique, ear training, song learning, theory, walking bass, reading music, gear maintenance, performance, and many others. Please let me know if you're interested in my lessons, and you can always find more information at my website! Credentials: I've been playing bass for about 16 years now. I studied bass performance at Los Angeles College of Music (formerly LA Music Academy) in Pasadena, and after graduating with honors in 2012, I've been playing professionally all over LA and beyond. Currently, I play for a number of bands, teach lessons, and work for my former school LACM as an ensemble player working alongside students. Education: * Los Angeles College Of Music - Music Performance, Bass Guitar (2012) * Associate of Arts Degree, Tutoring Certificate, President's Honor Roll * Saint Louis University - Bachelor's in Psychology (2007) Cum Laude, Psi Chi, Communication Minor

  • 11 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Ontario, CA 91761

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I've been taking guitar lessons from Steve for a few years and there really are no complaints. He's very focused on teaching the student what they want to learn and does a great job of helping/showing the freedom of getting what they want from their instrument. From reading music to playing cover songs to writing your own tunes and everything in between, there's never a boring or uninteresting lesson from Steve.

  • 7 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Redondo Beach, CA 90277

Sean H.

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Gouaime has given me many guitar lessons as well as lessons in mixing and mastering music. He is a master, and now it is easier than ever for his mastery to enter into your brain, making you a master of your own musical destiny. His skill at guitar is rivaled only by his teaching skills. He is very relaxed, patient and a great communicator.

  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Yorba Linda, CA 92886

Nathan T.

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David is a great instructor! He is open minded about my music choices and very enthusiastic about helping me learn what I want. He has provided excellent insight on reading music and has a deep understanding of music theory, which I appreciate very much as a fellow musician. The setting is very casual and lessons are comfortable. Classes are always on time and he is responsive to accommodating any adjustments to my schedule. I would highly recommend David as an instructor for any instruments listed on his resume`.

  • 17 years in business
  • Hacienda Heights, CA 91745

Willy K.

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As a church musician who have worked with Jackwind in several occasions, I must say that Jackwind is in the caliber of a pro or beyond. Nevertheless, he is so humble that we enjoy serving the ministry together with him, there's no 'rock-star' personality that you might see in other so-called talented musician. And I believe that his character as an individual will serve well in his teaching profession. I, myself, has benefited from his sharing of musical knowledge in many of those occasion and I highly recommend Jackwind to you who are considering him as your music teacher.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Blythe, CA 92225

Bob C.

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It's a little early to tell, but I think it's going to work out well.

John's Guitar Lessons

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  • 3 years in business
  • El Monte, CA 91731

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I teach guitar lessons to anybody at any level who wants to learn! I especially help lay a foundation of guitar playing. You'll never look back!

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