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Simply Ean Guitar Lessons

Simply Ean Guitar Lessons

5.0 11 Reviews
I have been a guitar and banjo teacher for well over a decade now. I have not only taught students to play, but have assisted them in writing there own songs, recording with them and performing on stage. I myself have been a professional musician for many years. I have a profile, music I have composed and recorded, photos and a bio on reverbnation. Please google Ean Corbet Artist and my Reverbnation page will come up. You can learn all about me and hear what and how I play. I have received the Forte Award from The California Music Studios for being an outstanding resourceful  teacher of excellence. ... View Profile
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California Music Studios

California Music Studios

5.0 3 Reviews
Our work stands out from others because we have a very personal approach to teaching music.  We like to get to know the student's needs and personality before placing with a teacher.
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Armstrong's Percussive Acoustic Academy

Armstrong's Percussive Acoustic Academy

4.0 1 Review
3 years experience of private lessons  1 year experience with group lessons  I teach a unique style of slap guitar & bass along with vocal training and recording techniques.
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Norwood Music Studios

Norwood Music Studios

4.0 1 Review
I tailor my lessons to the level of the student. I do my best to keep the lessons relevent and interesting for the student. The Speech Level Singing technique is so effective you will see results in minutes, not weeks or months. I recently had a male, rock singer, who studied with another teacher for two years and never experienced a mix or a head voice. We did it in 15 minutes! In two half-hour sessions, he was singing with ease. ... View Profile
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Bob Balch Guitar Lessons

Bob Balch Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: Bob Balch, lead guitar player for the world famous rock group Fu Manchu is now accepting students. Bob has toured in England, Scotland, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Luxemburg, Holland, Switzerland, Spain, France, Belgium, Austria, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and over sixty cities in the United States. Throughout an eleven year touring process Bob's band Fu Manchu has released 7 albums on major labels and shared stages with Green Day, NOFX, Queens of the Stone Age, Chevelle, The Donnas, Iggy Pop, Clutch, C.O.C., Anthrax, Motorhead, Sevendust and more! My influences are: All music! My gui ... View Profile
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Jesse Wallis Guitar Lessons

Jesse Wallis Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: I am an independent acoustic, electric and bass guitar tutor, and my mission will be to make your lessons fun and informative, while specializing in beginner students. I will custom make lesson plans in the style you'd like to play, and strive to maximize your progress. Accepting children and teens of all ages, as well as adult students. My influences are: Punk, rock, jazz, blues, anything and everything! My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: My studio in Vista, your home in Vista, Oceanside, Carlsbad, San Marcos, Escondido, Poway, PQ Guitar Te ... View Profile
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Derek Larime Guitar Lessons

Derek Larime Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: Patient My guitar lessons take place in: Either location Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerpicking, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises
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Joseph Vincent Guitar Lessons

Joseph Vincent Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: I believe in getting my students as active with their instrument as possible. I prepare them to record, to perform, and to be ready to write music. We can work out of books, but I will try to find examples of the skill or material in songs that the student is interested in. My influences are: I'm influenced by Guthrie Govan, Bumblefoot, Eddie Van Halen, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Wes Montgomery, Jimi Hendrix, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, George Benson, Greg Howe, Andy Timmons, Shawn Lane, Primus, Animals As Leaders, Megadeth, Chimp Spanner, Meshuggah, Allan Holdsworth, AC/DC, Early Metallica, Guns n Roses, Frank Zappa, Al D ... View Profile
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Paul Harrison Guitar Lessons

Paul Harrison Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: Paul Harrison founded and created the Fame Institute at the Musicians Exchange, a music complex and guitar teaching facility in which all teachers were required to have national track records. Some of the teachers include: Harvey Mandel (Rolling Stones, Canned Heat) Wesley B. Wright (Miami Sound Machine) Frank Cornelius and others. Legendary guitar players regularly performed at the club, which was located upstairs from the school, and many gave intimate and detailed clinics for the students in the afternoons before the shows. Harrison is a top ranked world class guitarist that is pushing the envelope on Telecaster recor ... View Profile
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Austin Mursinna Guitar Lessons

Austin Mursinna Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: I teach a wide range of genres and styles of play, the most important part of my lessons is building up essential skills for any student to become a proficient (or more advanced) player, all while making it as fun as possible, because what it all comes down to is playing and writing to have a good time. My influences are: The Clash are most likely the strongest influence on my playing simply because of their wide range of styles and sounds. Beyond that a lot of Punk, Ska, and Alternative bands with exceptional songwriting. The bands I tend to gravitate towards the most are those with the strongest lyrics, while not sacr ... View Profile
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Glenn Pudick Guitar Lessons

Glenn Pudick Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: I teach each student differently depending upon their skills and goals. I've performed as lead guitarist and bassist in many hundreds of live shows, and I teach students of all ages and skill levels all over San Diego county. My influences are: I started off as a rock, then metal, then country, then jazz, then pop, then original guitar player. I've learned many more styles since then! 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: Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, Carlsbad, Oceanside, San Diego, Del Mar, Solana Beach Guitar Techniques ... View Profile
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Johnny Vernazza Guitar Lessons

Johnny Vernazza Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: I've have 45 years as a professional player , extensive recording ,touring and playing venues of all sizes. I teach my students the"roots" of music , so they can develop their own style no matter what level they're in . I set up a plan to suit every ones needs and goals to get them to the next level . I also work with bands for pre-production , as a producer and to rehearse for important shows. My guitar lessons take place in: In the student's home Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Students homes or studios in North San Diego Co. or South Orange Co. Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar ... View Profile
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Seth Hollander Guitar Lessons

Seth Hollander Guitar Lessons

I am capable of teaching many times of student. I am very knowledgeable and have broad tastes, so I am adaptable to nearly every student that I encounter.I have been playing since 1992, and teaching full time since 2003.I am skilled with acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass, and Ukulele. I play 6,7, and 8 string guitars.I can prepare lessons, but find that the vast majority of my students favor me for my ability to go wherever they steer us. I have worked with many advanced and intermediate players and can always keep you challenged. Previously taught Mario and Erick of the band CHON.I'm extremely patient and focused on musical growth. I ha ... View Profile
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Nick Flores Guitar Lessons

Nick Flores Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: Lessons are designed around the needs and desires of the student; a good portion of the first lesson will be spent getting to know the student and what he or she would like to do with the bass. My experience includes playing in a few different bands, styles ranging from rock to gospel, and touring with said bands. I have also recorded in some of S.D.'s finer studios with multiple projects. My guitar lessons take place in: either your home or my studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Student's homes in various North County cities, my studio in San Marcos. Guitar Techniques: Performance, Improv ... View Profile
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Richard Welty Guitar Lessons

Richard Welty Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: I have well over 1,000 + charts/transcriptions available, and use C.D. backing tracks that I create, as well as slow-down and pitch shift technology of recordings to help you to really know what is being played by your favorite artist. Specialize in Modal Theory application of scales, as well as major and minor pentatonic usage the easy way to understand and use. My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Studio #1 at Ozzie's Music in Poway, CA Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Slide Guitar, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Musi ... View Profile
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Mobile Music Teacher

Mobile Music Teacher

Best describes my music education organization: guitar studio offering guitar lessons Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerstyle, Slide Guitar, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises, Song Writing, Recording and Production, Guidance In Equipment Selection Description about my music education organization's philosophy, experience, community, curriculum, and faculty: After achieving his own success as a teacher and helping many of his students to achieve local and national acclaim, Seth created Mobile Music Teacher. This school become an e ... View Profile
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Luis Castillo Guitar Lessons

Luis Castillo Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: Currently I am a Performer of all styles of Music. I teach and perform: blues, reggae, metal, punk and classical guitar. Ive been studying for six consistant years with individual professional teachers. Ive toured with many legendary reggae artists, names like Heptones, Johnny Clarke, Sammy Dread, Michael Palmer,and Milton Herny.My goal is for students to master the guitar. My guitar lessons take place in: Either location Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerpicking, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises, Song Writing, Guidance I ... View Profile
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D.C. Hathaway Guitar Lessons

D.C. Hathaway Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: I tailor my lessons to the age of the student which also determines if half-hour or one-hour intervals are best for the student. I will also concentrate on ear-training because I believe a student must understand what they are hearing as well as playing. My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Lessons take place in my studio only in Imperial Beach. Guitar Techniques: Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerstyle, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises, Song Writing ... View Profile
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Coastal Music Studios

Coastal Music Studios

At Coastal Music Studios the focus is on you. We are the premier music teaching studio in North County San Diego. We teach piano, voice, guitar, drums, ukulele and violin. Our instructors are working music professionals who are passionate about music education and helping you reach your musical goals! Why Choose Us? We know how to get you from the practice room to performance. Our team of instructors are not only great educators, they are also working music professionals so they understand how to help you reach your goals musically and professionally. ... View Profile
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Eravox Studios

Eravox Studios

Music is my passion. I started touring at 13. I've been teaching music for 16 years. I have simple concepts that will make learning an instrument easy and fun! I teach out of my studio in Oceanside, CA. EravoxStudios.com My students excel from my unique methods of teaching. I write my lesson plans around the interests and goals of my student, while combining the necessities of a professional musician. See what some of my students are saying about me at my Yelp page, https://www.yelp.com/biz/music-coach-mike-oceanside-2?utm_source=ishare ... View Profile
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Ruben De Anda Guitar, Ukulele And Bass Lessons

Ruben De Anda Guitar, Ukulele And Bass Lessons

Over the course of my musical career, I have had the opportunity to learn from many musicians. From University Professors to Street Corner Musicians, I have gathered much knowledge on how to play music. Applying that knowledge to my guitar playing has opened up many doors of opportunity and has made my life very interesting. One of my talents is to take complicated ideas and convey them in easy to understand ideas for my students. I now wish to share all my knowledge and experiences with you to enjoy a life of music. Students of mine have been able to create their own music to record and perform. Ensembles that I have directed have performed ... View Profile
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Epiphany Voice & Music

Epiphany Voice & Music

Hello! I'm offering vocal and beginning acoustic guitar lessons, for all ages. My emphasis is on teaching voice, using the very best techniques, so my student's can learn to sing easily & naturally. I've been teaching both voice and acoustic guitar and finger picking for over 25 years. All genres of music are embraced and the more styles each student is introduced to, the wider their musical education will be. Many of my students have gone on the have professional careers as singers and songwriters. So, if you or a loved on has a passion to sing and/or play, feel free to give me a call! ... View Profile
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Pablo Samonta Guitar Lessons

Pablo Samonta Guitar Lessons

Pablo Samonta is a professional musician and composer with a degree in Music Composition from UCA, he has released albums and played his music live in the US, Europe, South America and New Zealand. Now you have the opportunity to learn the instrument and the music you like with the best private teaching technique available that will make you see outstanding results really fast if you make your part. Classical, Rock, Metal, Jazz, Folk, Country, Blues and beyond...the lessons will help you master the techniques and skills you need to know for each style. You will also learn about improvisation, songwriting, composition and all the music theo ... View Profile
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Ron Franklin Music

Ron Franklin Music

I've been a performing musician all my life and love to share the transforming power of music with others. I am an accomplished professional musician and teacher. I earned a Master of Music degree in Guitar Performance and have taught music theory and guitar performance at several colleges and universities. I am also a video producer and won an Emmy award in 2013 as a producer for The Good Food Factory TV show. I composed and performed 15 original songs for the series. I can help you learn to play and to understand what you are playing! Music is a language that anyone can learn. It's a wonderful life long skill that positively affects yo ... View Profile
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Gregory Gibson Guitar Lessons

Gregory Gibson Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: I have taught private guitar lessons in East County for 7 years. I have a degree in music from San Diego State, and 10 years experience performing professionally. I concentrate on music theory, songwriting, and technique, but most importantly my students learn songs they enjoy! My lessons are fun and informative, and students learn guitar to become well-rounded musicians!! My guitar lessons take place in: Either location Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises, Song Writing, Recording a ... View Profile
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Zack David Guitar Lessons

Zack David Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: I'll be happy to teach acoustic guitar to levels ranging from first-time player to intermediate/advanced. Though my main style is now folk, I\'ve played in bands ranging from folk to alt. to punk to heavy metal, etc. and would be happy to help with any style within my capabilities. Since I\'ve never been classically trained to read musical partiture I focus more on students with interest in learning while CREATING their own style to be able to play whatever song/style they\'d like and eventually write their own music. I have much experience working with children and youth. Happy practicing! -ZD My influences are: My in ... View Profile
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Mike Slayen Guitar Lessons

Mike Slayen Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: Patient, experienced teacher in many styles. Grew up in rock bands have degrees in classical performance and experienced in jazz, Latin, popular and flamenco styles. Lessons for all ages including pre-teen instruction(parents must attend the lessons). Group and private. I PREFER TO PLAY MUSIC AT THE LESSONS FOR STUDENTS TO HAVE A MUSICAL EXPERIENCE VS WATCHING ME LEARN TABS FOR THEM. My guitar lessons take place in: Either location Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Fingerpicking, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises, Song Writing, Recording and Produ ... View Profile
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Rich Kullmann Guitar Lessons

Rich Kullmann Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: Alumnus of both the Guitar Institute of Technology (G.I.T.) at the Musicians Institute in Hollywood and the Berklee College of Music in Boston, as well as Master Classes with some of the worlds best musicians. My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Currently lessons are taught in Encinitas but I may soon be covering more locations. Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerpicking, Slide Guitar, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises, Song Writing, ... View Profile
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Chris Montgomery - Guitar, Bass, Theory Lessons

Chris Montgomery - Guitar, Bass, Theory Lessons

My teaching approach: I approach teaching music holistically. I prefer to not simply teach people solos lifted off of recordings. I have two degrees in music and prefer to teach 'music' vs. simply being a technician on the guitar. I help musicians find their musical voice. My influences are: Very wide influences. Great music excites me - from early music to Bach to Mahler to Gorecki; from Louis Armstrong to Miles to Wes Montgomery to Pat Metheny; from Beatles to Zepplin. If it's good, I'm interested. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: North County San Diego - Encinit ... View Profile
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North County Academy Of Music Performance

North County Academy Of Music Performance

Description about my music education organization's philosophy, experience, community, curriculum, and faculty: North County Academy of Music Performance offers high quality education and an awesome learning environment! Professional guitar instruction that makes learning fun and successful. The main goal of NCAMP is to promote a love of music to students of all ages and to offer a unique, unforgetable experience! Guitar lessons typically take place on these days and hours: Monday - Friday 3pm - 8pm Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerstyle, Slide Guitar, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Musi ... View Profile
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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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