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Lakewood Guitar Lessons

Lessons From Me 2 U

Lessons From Me 2 U

5.0 10 Reviews
Hello! My name is Aimee and I am looking forward to meeting you. This year is my 18th in this industry and I love helping my students achieve their musical goals. I believe every student is unique and therefore feel it is necessary to give each student a learning approach that is suitable to their individual ability. Every lesson with me will provide to the student consistent advancement in musical knowledge. Whether it is Playing guitar, Singing, ( or both), or Playing piano, I will help you get where you want to be. I do incorporate in the Lesson Plan, learning Music Theory to the applied instrument. I encourage a positive approach to learn ... View Profile
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Guitar Lessons OC / Mitchell Townsend

Guitar Lessons OC / Mitchell Townsend

5.0 10 Reviews
I have 25 years of professional experience playing guitar, lap steel, mandolin and bass on countless recordings and stages around the world, with recording and performing credits ranging from Dave Grohl's Grammy award -winning documentary film "Sound City" to Jack Johnson's "Let It Be Sung". With an obvious abundance of available instructors to choose from, I feel that my resume from years of experience as a full-time professional instrumentalist in the music industry speaks for itself. With Guitar Lessons Orange County, emphasis is focused on making learning how to play an instrument a fun experience as opposed to tedious and confusing, whil ... View Profile
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Orange County  Music Conservatory

Orange County Music Conservatory

5.0 10 Reviews
OC Music Conservatory is the Best Private Music School in Fountain Valley! Offer private lesson for all levels. Classes are piano, violin, voice, guitar, flute, drums, clarinet and saxophone. Well-trained and experienced instructors with Master degree in Music. Prepare students for recitals, festival, competitions and Certificate of Merit evaluations. Our motto is: Learn and Play music with Joy!
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Institute Of Art, Music And Science

Institute Of Art, Music And Science

5.0 9 Reviews
The Institute of Arts, Music & Science (IAMS) is a nonprofit organization that provides subsidized art, music and science lessons for children in grades K-12. Our mission is to provide a high quality education at an affordable price and to connect aspiring artists with educators who will help them grow and develop their craft. We believe music, art and science are essential for children to learn and we are dedicated to developing those passions. ... View Profile
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Anthony Cortez Guitar Lessons

Anthony Cortez Guitar Lessons

4.9 7 Reviews
Students will get lesson designed to meet their desired goals. Everything they need will be given to them to go home and practice. The only thing they will need to bring is their guitar.
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PGrether Private Music Lessons

PGrether Private Music Lessons

4.8 6 Reviews
Eclectic String Music is like no other! We design and individualize lesson plans to tailor the learning style of every student. All of our lessons are private and one-to-one. That way students get the attention and focus they need with the enjoyment of parents/family participation!  My teaching experience has been from the complete beginner to intermediate level. I have recieved awards from a website known as Thumbtack.com amd they are Top Professional and the Best of 2015.  ... View Profile
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Raffia Music Studio - Music School

Raffia Music Studio - Music School

5.0 5 Reviews
Raffia Music Studio is the place where musical dreams and aspirations come true. Raffia Music Studio offers private Voice, Piano, Bass, Guitar, and Drum Lessons, Vocal ensembles, along with studio recording capabilities, and more! All ages, experiences and levels are welcome to take lessons at our school. Our mission is to provide a solid musical foundation that creates an outlet for our students to strive in self expression, creativity, and excellence.  School Director and founder of the Raffia Music Studio- Raffia Ford has performed with some the music industries best, such as Christina Aguilera, Toni Braxton, Blake Shelton, The Jacks ... View Profile
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Arnie Vilches - Guitarist For The Stars.

Arnie Vilches - Guitarist For The Stars.

5.0 4 Reviews
I have over 35 years of experience in the music business. I have traveled the world with several Grammy award winning artists as their lead guitarist. I know what it takes to be a successful musician/artist. I come to your place for a 1 on 1 lesson in the comfort of your home. I tailor my lesson plan to exactly what you want to learn. From Classical to Rock’n Roll I am an expert in many styles of music. I provide all the material you need to learn how to play your instrument. I make it interesting and fun. No one is too young or too old to learn how to play music!  ... View Profile
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Solanostudios

Solanostudios

5.0 4 Reviews
I am a  Certified Music Teacher in Commercial Music and in Recording Arts. After begining my journey in piano at the age of 8, I continued in music through High school and College. With 20 years of hands-on experience in teaching and recording, my main performance instruments are piano, base, guitar, drums and voice. I thrive in all music styles and have a professional work history in teachig current or future passionate muscians on developing their instrument.  I seek to equip students in ages 7+ with music skills that will see them excel no matter what path they take in music.  I am fluent in English/Spanish.  ... View Profile
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Noel's Guitar Lessons

Noel's Guitar Lessons

5.0 4 Reviews
I teach how to play music by ear. Learning music is like learning a language. You have to learn how to listen, and how to speak. I teach my students to be able to speak the language of music naturally, just like a language. Topics covered:  Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Fingerstyle, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, Music Theory, Songwriting
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Wise Rock Studio

Wise Rock Studio

5.0 4 Reviews
Hello, My name is James Wise. I was positively influenced on guitar when I was 13. I immediately recognized the beautiful potential of music. As I grew up, I also grew with the guitar. I started playing professionally in LA and Hollywood clubs when I was 16. At the same time I was playing more formally in local jazz bands. I soon found myself working towards my degree in music theory, while also taking lessons from a well known jazz guitar player legend. I've used this knowledge to teach at some of the following locations: The world reknown Academy Of Performing Arts, Music Maker & Wise Rock Studio.  In my 20's I continued to play pr ... View Profile
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Bravo Academy Of Music

Bravo Academy Of Music

5.0 3 Reviews
Bravo Academy of Music was founded by husband and wife team Nick and Reena Fuentes in 2009. The couple wanted to provide a low-cost high quality music education in a safe, fun, and inspiring atmosphere.   "We believe that all students of music should be taught to understand the basics of music, such as note reading and theory while learning to play the style music they love. We aim to make learning music exciting and rewarding".   Nick studied music and classical guitar performance at Cal State Fullerton under the guidance of David Grimes, Richard Turner, and TK Gardner. He has performed in many concerts and events throughout Califo ... View Profile
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Nancy Sanchez Music Lessons

Nancy Sanchez Music Lessons

5.0 3 Reviews
Hello students, I am a full-time musician, singer and songwriter. I perform a variety of styles, Pop, Jazz and Mariachi just to name a few. I have over 15 years of performing experience. I have performed in bands all over Southern California and Mexico.  I offer lessons on a wide range of instruments to students of all ages, styles and skill levels. My teaching approach is individualized, comprehensive and fun! A typical session will involve technique, theory, and a song project – build your skills, while playing the music you love! ... View Profile
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Streaming Conscious Music: Lessons With Alex Rowney

Streaming Conscious Music: Lessons With Alex Rowney

5.0 3 Reviews
I provide everything you need to know in one place.  I was trained in classical piano performance at Northwestern University and Manhattan School of Music.  For the past 11 years I have been a dedicated teacher to students of all ages and levels, tailoring each lesson to you, the student!  We start off by playing from the Faber method books and in tandem learning how to read and analyze music, deepening your knowledge of music theory and physical technique.  Then we will make a Wish List of your favorite material, along with suggestions from myself to help you get where you want to be.  If you’re into it we can ... View Profile
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Rick Rossi

Rick Rossi

4.5 2 Reviews
 I have a long list of credits with 3 Grammy nominations and one Grammy award, but the most important distinction between me and other teachers is that I get fast results. I've always loved helping others and I've taught saxophone, clarinet and flute for over 35 years. If you want to learn to play and be able to not only play songs but to jam on them then I have the method for you. Just check out some of these videos and you'll see how fast you can learn with me. You won't see another teacher anywhere on the web showing their students after just a few lessons. Check these out and give me a call. This first video is of 3 of my students wh ... View Profile
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Scottie Dog Music

Scottie Dog Music

5.0 2 Reviews
We offer guitar lessons and vocal lessons, teaching fundamental exercises to help develop your special talents and gifts!  I also encourage each student to perform material that he/she enjoys singing or playing, while implementing formal, fundamental techniques. I have a Bachelor of Music Degree from Butler University (Indianapolis, IN) in Music Business.  I continue to perform in bands and continue to record my music as a singer/songwriter.   ... View Profile
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Guitar Lessons Orange County

Guitar Lessons Orange County

5.0 2 Reviews
My name is Timur Duel, I am a classically trained guitarist and teacher with 20 years of experience teaching music. I attended children's music school in former Soviet Union and later continued my studies at Tel Aviv Music Academy in Israel for B.Mus I have been living and teaching in Orange County, California since 2003. You can listen to my music samples and read more about my lessons by visiting my website http://www.timurduel.com Please also watch these videos of my students performing at various occasions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etFGua7lUnw http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lxI5D3xSCqQ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DkuWbVrHZcM& ... View Profile
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Base Music Studio

Base Music Studio

5.0 2 Reviews
My name is Anthony Base and I offer IN HOME piano lessons. That means I come out to your house/apartment and give a lesson!  The first lesson is FREE! Just to make sure i'm the right fit for ya!  I'm the owner of Base Music Studio my own "mobile music" business, I'll leave website at the bottom. I'm a North Texas graduate with 2 degrees in music education and performance. I also teach at the Irvine School of Music and the LA School of Music. I was voted 2nd best teacher in Dallas while working there. It's all in the website. All the best, -Base www.basemusicstudio.com ... View Profile
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Langes Music

Langes Music

5.0 2 Reviews
We stand out for the Best "One on One" Music Lessons!  Not only do you learnHow to read Music, you learn how to play your Favorite songs, right from the Start!
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R.R.R. Music Lessons

R.R.R. Music Lessons

5.0 2 Reviews
We offer one on one private lessons at a affordable price..
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Rob Traegler Guitar/Bass Lessons

Rob Traegler Guitar/Bass Lessons

5.0 2 Reviews
I’ve been playing guitar and bass professionally for 30+ years on both coasts. If you already play rhythm and want to learn how to solo, I can help you. If you’re a beginner, I will skew the lessons toward music that you like to make it more interesting and rewarding.
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Mariachi Romanza Music Lessons

Mariachi Romanza Music Lessons

5.0 1 Review
Not only a performer, but an experienced teacher (29 years), my main knowledge is about world beat rhythms. I play several instruments which gives me a good understanding of music arrangements. Let me share my experiences with you!, i will cover technique, repertoire and theory during your sessions.
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Glen's Guitar Lessons

Glen's Guitar Lessons

5.0 1 Review
I've been teaching guitar since 1994. I've taught all levels and styles to people of all ages. I always try to build a good fondation so that each student can ultimately feel confident as a musician and enjoy the instrument to the fullest.
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Live Guitar Lessons By Gio Lombardi

Live Guitar Lessons By Gio Lombardi

5.0 1 Review
I have more the two decades of professional experience in teaching guitar to kids, teens, adoults, individual classes and group classes. My students retention is measured in terms of years, when it comes to education you should invest your time and money with professionals because knowledge is power. Contact me now for more information!
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Dancing Fingers Music Academy

Dancing Fingers Music Academy

5.0 1 Review
At Dancing Fingers Music Academy, we love music and people! Our talented and dedicated staff combines their love of music with a desire to help others who want to achieve their highest musical potential. This passion shows in everything that we do from guitar to cello lessons. Our mission is devoted to helping you make the most of your musical talent and achieve your goals. We hold ourselves to a standard that's higher than anyone else in the industry at Dancing Fingers Music Academy. Put us to the test, and you'll see. Stop by to discuss your musical training and your goals for the future. Whether you are interested in becoming a pro or jus ... View Profile
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Sampen Enterprises

Sampen Enterprises

5.0 1 Review
David Sampen is a multidimensional artist, composer and producer with 25 years experience in the business.  Well known from the famous L.A. rock bands "Expiate", "Sound Library", "As Is", and "80-DO", he is currently collaborating with various Southern Califronia artists on several music projexts as well as maintaining his solo career.   David's parents both have doctorates in Music, so it is no suprise that David had detailed and extensive training as a musician.  He first fell under the spell of Eddie Van Halen before he left elementary school.  David's natural ability, strong work ethic, and thirst for knowledge se ... View Profile
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Mike Smith Guitar Lessons

Mike Smith Guitar Lessons

5.0 1 Review
All lessons are private, one on one and designed around the students musical tastes. I never pressure my students, you will learn at a pace comfortable for you.
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Heritage Home Conservatory

Heritage Home Conservatory

4.0 1 Review
We provide highly-trained, music teachers of virtually all instruments and voice for private, in-home lessons to students of all ages and skill levels.
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StaminaMusic / EGuitarists.com

StaminaMusic / EGuitarists.com

5.0 1 Review
Currently endorsed by iRig, ErnieBall / MusicMan as KRONiS (see /artists pages) and previously Mesa/boogie, Line6, Gibson bottom line, i use technology to learn and create music, I can help you if you are willing to learn! more info:I had lessons at age 10, then I quit and restarted after I found a better teacher who understood me better.  I played piano from age four and sang in choir at 7 onward. I am an Ernie Ball artist and currently recording an album at XLNTsound in hollywood.  I'm from Toronto Canada, been here about ten years. been on radio in canada and had a video on MuchMusic, paid for by VideoFACT and our album at ... View Profile
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Marcus Rezak Guitar Lessons

Marcus Rezak Guitar Lessons

5.0 1 Review
Berklee College Of Music B.M. Cum Laude 2006 DePaul University Masters of Music 2012 Professional touring, recording, and teaching experience of 20 years. Currently performing with members of Frank Zappas band.  I work with all ages and skill levels and am very patient, knowledgeable, and fun to be around. 
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Courses & Guides

Guitar Lessons for Beginners

Guitar Lessons for Beginners

Want to learn how to play the guitar? Go from knowing nothing about the guitar and learn to play songs everbody loves with this free course.
12 lessons 1.5 hours All levels English
Guitar Chords

Guitar Chords

Learn the best guitar chords, how to read guitar chords, and how to play guitar chords. Easy step-by-step lessons for beginners. Want to check out the lessons?
33 lessons 6.5 hours All levels English
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Frequently asked questions

How much do guitar lessons cost?

The average cost for guitar lessons is $40 per hour. Available for all ages and all skill levels of guitar playing, the pricing of individual or group guitar lessons can start as low as $20/hour. Teachers charge based on their location, years of teaching, levels of knowledge and expertise, and travel time (if applicable). Lessons can last from half an hour to a full hour, and are priced accordingly.


How long does it take to learn guitar?

If you just want to learn a few chords to strum along to some songs, then learning to play the guitar really isn't that hard for most people. Many students are able to learn a few chords and get a decent strumming pattern going after a few weeks. If you've had prior experience playing an instrument, you can expect to pick it up after just a few lessons.


Should I take guitar lessons online or in person lessons?

Private in person guitar lessons with a skilled instructor that is focused on you, your interests, and your progress is the most sought after experience and hard to replicate online. Plus, you tend to learn faster in person. On the other hand, online guitar lessons are quickly becoming popular. The selection of teachers is not limited to those in your geographical area and you can communicate via video in real time with your teacher in the comfort of your home. When filling out your request on Lessons.com, we recommend you select both online and local options, then compare your options and see what works best for you.


How old should children be before starting guitar lessons?

A child as young as 4 can begin to learn if they are really motivated and have a patient, creative, and devoted teacher. However, we've found almost all kids under six are too young to benefit from formal guitar lessons, as they require dexterity and levels of concentration children their age can't provide. That being said, lessons do not need to be formal right off the bat, and can just provide a fun introduction. Also, your child may benefit from using a ukulele to start, as it's smaller and easier to learn, but very similar instrument.

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