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Los Angeles Guitar Lessons

Phil Romo- Music Educator And Bassist

Phil Romo- Music Educator And Bassist

5.0 11 Reviews
Hi, I'm Phil. I have been a professional music teacher since 2002. In my time as a piano, guitar, drum and bass instructor I have taught hundreds of students to empower themselves through music.  I currently teach at Burbank Music Academy, Burbanks best music school three years running. I am the schools busiest teacher with a very high student retention rate. My students often study with me for five or more years. My teaching style is based in traditional music theory. We don't bother with tabs or other crutches which limit a students knowledge of music. All students learn the fundamentals; ear training, notation, chords and scales. As a ... View Profile
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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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Love 2Play Guitar

Love 2Play Guitar

5.0 10 Reviews
I'm a guitar instructor that will personalize a custom program detailed to what you would like to learn - with guaranteed results! Teaching at Santa Monica College, the Los Angeles Music and Art School, several other private schools and individual private lessons, has provided me with an efficient well rounded approach to help students learn fast. 
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Reverb Lessons

Reverb Lessons

5.0 10 Reviews
Reverb Lessons is on a mission to make learning to play, sing or create music as easy as possible. Unlike a traditional music lesson company, Reverb Lessons has designed its customer experience around you: simply sign up online, book a time with your instructor and explore your creative side. You have the choice of taking lessons online, at the instructor's location, or at your place — whatever works best for you. All payment is taken care of head of time, so no need to worry about having cash for your lesson. Reverb Lessons puts all of its teachers through a rigorous interview process, ensuring that only the best instructors help you learn t ... View Profile
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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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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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PGrether Private Music Lessons

PGrether Private Music Lessons

4.8 5 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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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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Dylan Gorenberg Guitar Lessons

Dylan Gorenberg Guitar Lessons

5.0 3 Reviews
I am senior in the Univeristy of Southern California's Thornton School of Music Studio / Jazz Guitar program. I have studied guitar for over 10 years and am well versed in all styles and genres of music including rock, pop, funk, jazz, classical, metal and many more. I teach musicians of all levels from beginner to advanced students and love working with children.
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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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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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Richman Music School

Richman Music School

5.0 2 Reviews
We offer top-quality lessons in  piano, voice, violin, viola, cello, bass, harp, guitar, ukulele, banjo, bassoon, clarinet, flute, oboe, English horn, saxophone, baritone horn, French horn, trombone, trumpet, tuba, drums, harmonica, accordion, harpsichord, organ, composition, conducting, music theory and midi/electronic programming. Many of our teachers will come to your home in the San Fernando Valley and surrounding areas. We also offer online/skype/facetime lessons. Most of our teachers offer one free lesson. ... View Profile
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Academy Of Music And Fine Arts

Academy Of Music And Fine Arts

5.0 2 Reviews
The Academy of Music and Fine Arts has been providing art and music lessons for children and adults of all ages since 1999. Based on a solid foundation of intellectually informed, hands-on instruction, we have a long history of producing students of the highest caliber. Many of our students go on to win state and national competitions and gain acceptance into music programs at top-tier universities, and some have had the privilege to perform at world-class arenas such as Carnegie hall by special invitation. We pride ourselves on our faculty of distinguished musicians and artists with a diverse cross-section of accomplishments, creating an env ... 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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Learn Guitar With Ricky

Learn Guitar With Ricky

5.0 2 Reviews
In one way or another I have been in the music business my entire life. Playing for TV shows or in concerts, teaching, or a sideman for casuals, music has always been my life and passion. I have been playing since I was 11 years old and started playing professionally since I was 13. I have pre-made lesson plans that cover many styles and all levels of the guitar. I have a great upbeat disposition, am self-motivated, reliable, and love to go to work every day! Thank you for your time and consideration. Sincerely, Ricky Katz Beginning to Advanced Guitar Lessons available. Electric or Acoustic Guitar. SKILLS I CAN TEACH YOU: • Playing songs t ... View Profile
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Ozzy Carmona Music Lessons

Ozzy Carmona Music Lessons

5.0 2 Reviews
I'm a very patient and nuturing instructor. I make sure that my students have fun while learning their instrument. I even make learning music theory fun. 
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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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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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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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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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Andreas Emmanuel Guitar Lessons

Andreas Emmanuel Guitar Lessons

5.0 1 Review
Are you interested in learning to play the guitar, or looking to take your guitar playing to the next level? I’m Andreas, Lead Guitarist, and I’m here to help. I’m a veteran of many rock n roll bands including Fatal Jamz, Snow Wite, T.E.A.M.S., Dom, and more and I’ve done studio sessions for acts on prominent indie labels such as Sub Pop and Mexican Summer. I have an open approach to teaching; we’ll focus on the areas YOU want to improve and the styles you want to play. I've got you covered whether you want to learn to strum the latest pop songs, rip a guitar solo, or delve deeper into theory. Enjoy lessons in t ... View Profile
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Hollywood Arts Academy

Hollywood Arts Academy

5.0 1 Review
Here are some things which make us unique :- REWARDS SYSTEM :- We love when students practice and grow musically with us. To boost their confidence, we allow them to trade their points earned from lessons to get musical gifts from our school. QUALIFIED TEACHERS :- Our instructors are classically trained with a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree level of education and have graduated from highly reputable music schools and conservatories. ANNUAL CONCERT :- We have annual Christmas Concert where we allow all the students from our community to participate and showcase their talent and growth in public. This boosts students’ confidence. ... View Profile
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Justin Smolian Guitar Lessons

Justin Smolian Guitar Lessons

5.0 1 Review
My teaching approach: I like to base my lessons around what the student wants to learn whether it be very strict classical guitar instruction or very relaxed lessons focused learning to jam with your friends. I always include technique and a little theory in my lessons but I prefer to end the lessons by teaching the student a song that he/she wants to learn so they have something fun to practice during the week My influences are: anyone who makes passionate music My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio or the student's home Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: All over the San Fernando valley Guitar Tech ... View Profile
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Ruben Ramos Guitar Lessons

Ruben Ramos Guitar Lessons

5.0 1 Review
My teaching approach: "Patient, postive, and professional is my philosophy. I can with confidence, tell you that you be studying one of the best teachers you've had. Music is my passion and I love sharing it with others. For more than 28 years I've studied and performed with the best instructors for many years and have performed extensively here in town and abroad. You will find me patient and positive all along the way and making the lessons FUN! My method lays it out for you in a concise manner and I give you a practice routine you will need to reach your musical goals. My influences are: Freddie King, Jimi Hendrix, Carlos Santana, Paco Pe& ... View Profile
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Billy Wiseman Guitar Lessons

Billy Wiseman Guitar Lessons

5.0 1 Review
My teaching approach: I can teach any age (have taught ages 8-70), I’ve had students signed to name labels “ Taught 2 girls in the group Haim”  (have references, if needed), am patient and comfortable with any skill level: true beginner to advanced. Since I do this for my living , I won't give a half hearted  by the book lesson . Each student will be engaged in learning fun exercises , theory and fretboard knowledge and music of their personal choice .      My guitar lessons take place In the student's home;    Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerpicking, Slide ... View Profile
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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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John Huldt's Music Lessons

John Huldt's Music Lessons

5.0 1 Review
Hi. My name is John Huldt. I'm originally from Sweden but have called Los Angeles home since 2006. I have about 15 years experience teaching and I also hold a teaching position at the Los Angeles College for Music. I teach all ages from 7 and up and all levels and most styles. My teaching philosophy is that if the student doesn't understand something, it's always the teachers fault and I individualize every lessons to each student.
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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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The Music Coaches, LLC

The Music Coaches, LLC

5.0 1 Review
The Music Coaches, LLC is a collection of professional musicians who are equally passionate about teaching. We offer lessons in a variety of instruments: piano, guitar, voice, drums, ukulele, flute and violin. Lessons take place in your home or via Skype. We also teach group music classes in the local area.  Several teachers at The Music Coaches, LLC are members of the Music Teacher's Association of California.  Students through The Music Coaches, LLC will have opportunities to perform, take music tests, and simply learn from the most knowledgable, fun and patient teachers in Southern California! ... View Profile
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Guitar Lessons for Beginners

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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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Glenntunes Guitar Lessons

Glenn Stiglic · Los Angeles, CA


Glenn Stiglic on teaching guitars,uke, banjo, mandolin and bass

I've been teaching many years, originally as an enjoyable sideline to my busy live performance schedule, and more so now since the great recession slowed down live music.Though I still do a lot of live performances with different band, as well as recording and songwriting (check out my you tube channel), teaching has become a more full time passion.

I put a lot of work and creativity into my teaching, writing out my own methods, and priding myself in having a heavy arsenal of all types of songs that I can use for different levels of students, be it beginning or advanced. This is my job; to give the music someone wants in a way that will challenge them, yet is within the realm of their current abilities. Also, if I don't have fun on a lesson, I failed.

My inspiration for teaching is how i have evolved over the years. I'm good at what I do, and make friends instantly. When a student requests a song or particular style, I deliver. I teach all ages from 4 to 84, and crave diversity and new challenges.

Los Angeles Guitar Lessons


Marty Buttwinick offers his unique approach to learning guitar in guitar lessons that run the range of beginner guitar lessons to intermediate guitar lessons, from rock guitar lessons to folk guitar lessons and blues guitar lessons, and we think that listening to what he has to say about his approach to helping you learn guitar will make you realize how much you have to gain by contacting Marty and setting up an appointment for your first guitar lesson. To hear Marty talk about the process of learning guitar and how he can help you be the guitarist you’ve always wanted to be
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