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Our son has been going to Gaving and Grayson at UpRock for over a year now and loves it plus is making great progress. This is all due to the great instruction and how the staff relate to younger students and they make it both fun and interesting personalizing the songs to the kids tastes and generally demonstrating a passion for their role as instructors. I am very impressed and would have no hesitation in recommending UpRock for your guitar lessons.
Rick is a great guitar teacher at any level. He can teach everything from theory to practical playing and make it fun. I highly recommend him if you want to learn the correct way of playing.
My son has been learning the guitar for about 5 months now. Thru the help of Kevin, he is actually enjoying it. He is actually learning guitar chords and is amazed by the fact that he could actually play an entire song. I would highly recommend Kevin!
Iam a professional Guitarist and have been taking lessons from Bob for a bout 2 months now. I inicially contacted Bob becaused I had reached an impasse with my playing. Within the first couple of lessons I learned to negociate the fret board with more ease and confidence. Bob has a solid foundation in theory as well as teaching the student the pratical application of the theory. I was able to apply the learning material to my playing almost immediately after my lesson. Bob is very patient and takes the time to explain the material so it is well understood before the lessons are over. I highly reccommend Bob to anyone who wants to take their playing to the next level.
From the few months that I've studied with Craig I have to say he's a pretty amazing guitar instructor. I had been playing guitar for 3 years prior to starting as a student with Craig, but he has taught me more than I ever learned on my own in all that time. In my experience (and from what little I've seen with his other students) he knows how to zero in on a students needs and desires for playing guitar. Students feel at ease with Craig but he also knows how to push someone in order to bring forth their innate abilities. From theory to technique to proper repitoire to guitar history to proper practicing, etc., Craig has given me everything I need to succeed, and I'm only getting started! I'd recommend this man to anyone no matter what their skill level is.
Jerry Pajel (Mr. J) is a passionate violin teacher. I have been taking violin lessons for one year now, and I must say that I learned so much in my first month of lessons. While teaching, he communicates effectively and makes learning the violin easy!
Having played the guitar for more than 30 years, I wanted to be able to take my abilities to the next level. Andrew Tintle at Roseville Guitar Lessons has a unique and definitely successful way of addressing each guitarist's needs and skills - from beginner to expert. I have learned - and my playing skills have progressed - more in the past six months than in the previous 20 years. Andrew works individually with each student to develop a program that addresses how that guitarist wants to progress. Andrew has developed a "Learn by Doing" program that allows each student to address specific skills, then take those learned skills and apply them in real-time playing. Over the years I have taken a variety of lessons from different instructors, and I can say without a doubt that my time with Andrew/Roseville Guitar Lessons has been the best investment of my time and money -Andrew has taken my guitar-playing to levels I had not been able to achieve. For anyone - beginner to expert - looking to advance their guitar-playing skills, I would highly recommend Andrew Tintle at Roseville Guitar Lessons!!
Rich Ayala has been the best guitar teacher my son has ever had. Rich has taught him more in two years than he learned in three years with other instructors. Rich has a way of letting the student learn the rudiments of the guitar while teaching music the student wants to play. We also like him on a personal basis.
Kevin is a great teacher. He's incredibly patient and encouraging, and explains things in a way that's easy to follow even as a novice. He never makes me feel inadequate or makes me doubt my abilities. His musical talents also go beyond playing and teaching guitar- he can play other instruments as well, knows all about recording, and has a vast knowledge about music in general.
JJ is a very accomplished guitar player and a very good instructor. Not only can he play guitar, but he's also great at mandolin, banjo and the pedal steel guitar. I would gladly recommend him to any friends or family wanting to learn how to play any of these instruments.
AARON IS AWESOME!!! He taught me the songs I wanted to learn and broke them down in a way that made them easy to pick-up.
Hear me play ,you'll wanna play !
I teach in a way that compliments a students strong points yet improves weaknesses. I never teach a 1 way fits all lesson plan.
I teach how to play guitar in 12 lessons. I'm bilingual and I can teach individuals 12 years of age up. My method is very simple to comprehend. I have the gift to teach and give the student the enjoyment and excitement to play such a wonderful instrument.
I am an extremely patient teacher,which I feel is a vital attribute in this profession. I also have experience in several genres of music,including classical,jazz,blues,and pop styles.And,I teach both standard notation and tablature.
Guitar and bass lessons with a Guitar Institute of Technology graduate, with a degree in professional guitar and a specialty degree in rock styles. I teach all levels and styles. I have more than 30 years of experience teaching guitar and bass. I have played in many bands all over northern California. I am proficient in Rock, Jazz, Blues, Country, Fusion, etc. I have a strong music theory background and teach the concepts and techniques needed for contemporary styles. Areas covered include; Scales, Modes, Arpeggios, Picking techniques, Phrasing, etc. I am looking forward to helping you improve your playing and musical knowledge!
Well, I teach guitar. I can teach the basics -- chords, notes, scales, structure, and timing. I can also teach any style for those who want to know more.
Attention: Please contact me via text or email. I have been playing guitar for about 10 years, and I wish to share my knowledge. I specialize in teaching how to write original music. I have been performing live music since 2005, touring around the United States. I enjoy teaching beginner guitar courses to show basic chord progressions and how to incorporate those into writing original music. My teaching philosophy is that I like to make my students aware of the best guitar chords and techniques for a beginner to start with, which will make them familiar with the process of the big picture; a large part of that is also teaching what the student wants to learn. This approach makes the student want to continue playing and practicing the guitar, as opposed to sending them home with all different types of exercises, which can seem overwhelming and, sometimes, boring. Each one of my students receives a 10-minute CD with fun drum beats to play along with (when the time is appropriate, everyone learns at a different pace), as well as session recordings to teach them some basic recording techniques and to listen to what they have been learning. I hold lessons at my home in Dixon, CA, which is the most appropriate place to start with the lessons. I am willing to travel within a reasonable distance in the surrounding areas (additional fees will apply). I have a few packages to choose from. Standard rates are $40 per 1-hour session or $140 per month for 4 one-hour sessions per month. Also inquire about 30-minute sessions.
Hello! My name is Jesse Szabo, and I've been playing guitar for almost 10 years and professionally for 3 years. I use an extremely personalized approach to teaching that utilizes my students' strengths and weaknesses to round them out as a player. Whether it's theory, note reading, soloing, or just want to have fun learning your favorite song, we can do that. I'm excited to meet you and start learning! If you are learning on an electric guitar, all I ask is that you have some kind of amplifier at your residence because I cannot bring an extra. Other than that, I will determine what materials we need.
I'm a musician that is proficient in six instruments. I've been in several music groups, so now, I'm dedicated to teach step by step lessons for my consumers to make sure they have a chance, to have the amazing experiences I've had in music. From several techniques and genres, to reading and writing music, I make sure my student succeeds.
I love teaching from beginning up to advanced acting principles, voice, speech, movement, improv, and various other fun elements of the dramatic arts. Also, if you're looking for beginning or intermediate guitar, bass or drums, I'm your guy! Are you looking for a band? I've got one! I also have child care experience and can host intermittent afternoons and keep your youngins learning and having a blast!