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Pleasanton Guitar Lessons

Kevy Nova Guitar/Bass/Ukulele Live Video Lessons

Kevy Nova Guitar/Bass/Ukulele Live Video Lessons

5.0 15 Reviews
My teaching approach: When I started taking lessons at the age of 9, my teachers only wanted to teach me songs and music that THEY liked and I almost quit because of it. As a result, I am dedicated to teaching my students the music that THEY love and I use that music to help them understand the fundamentals of music theory and guitar technique. My belief is that music has to be fun as well as educational. I am currently offering online lessons only. You can learn from the comfort of your own home with one-on-one live video lessons! Guitar Techniques: Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, Music Theory, ... View Profile
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Confident Chords

Confident Chords

4.9 11 Reviews
Hire this pro, one of the top jazz guitar teachers in San Francisco. check out Robert McManmon. These people are successful guitar tutors who started working in the guitar instruction industry many years ago.
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Sean Griffin Guitar Lessons

Sean Griffin Guitar Lessons

5.0 5 Reviews
I've been playing guitar for over 30yrs and began studying with Joe Satriani when I was 14 years old. I've always taught friends of friends and after watching thier progress I started teaching private lessons. I've aslo studied at the California Jazz Academy. I've performed at every club and concert venue in the bay area and have been in countless bands playing all styles. I focus on healthy playing and teach all styles from rock to jazz, funk, pop, alternative you name it, i've played it. ... View Profile
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John Chapman Guitarist

John Chapman Guitarist

5.0 2 Reviews
25-years professional guitarist, songwriter and music educator! BFA in Music Performance, Composition and Recording Engineering from SUNY Purchase College, Purchase NY I teach the student not the method but have created a foundational method I call Guitar Synergy® "Master Guitar Foundation, Made Fun & Easy!"© JOHN CHAPMAN’S GUITAR METHOD is specifically designed for beginner and intermediate guitar and bass students at any age who want to learn essential foundational guitar playing techniques and mental strategies that lead toward playing the guitar music they love with great skill, confidence, and passion, in a f ... View Profile
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Arif Strings Lessons

Arif Strings Lessons

5.0 2 Reviews
I Hi! I'm Arif! I've played guitar, bass guitar and ukelele over 15 years and have been reaching the last 5. I'm from Argentina so I have a lot of knowledge in Latin rhythms, but also in Folk, Jazz, Swing, Blues, and Rock. I've taken individual music lessons from several different instructors and have used this to build my own curriculum. My lessons and exercises are based off of the songs you know and the styles you like. Whether you are looking to start playing or refresh your knowledge on your instrument, I can help!  ... View Profile
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Mark Banning Music Lessons

Mark Banning Music Lessons

5.0 2 Reviews
I have been a recording artist since age 13 and have been successfully teaching music lessons for well over 30 years. Some of my students have become professional guitarists and are writing articles in guitar magazines!  I show my students the quickest and most productive way  to reach their musical goals, while making it all very fun, in a relaxed & friendly environment.  I am very friendly and patient.  I will show you to learn good habits and technique on your instrument. ... View Profile
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Allan Moon

Allan Moon

5.0 2 Reviews
I'm an Oakland based musician, composer and producer with over 40 years of experience in both live and recording environments. I offer lessons on piano, bass guitar and 6 string guitar. I have studied classical piano from the age of 7 and have played guitar and bass since the age of 15. I can offer a solid foundation of technique and reading but also like to emphasize that, most importantly, playing music should be fun and fulfilling.
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Getting There Guitar

Getting There Guitar

5.0 2 Reviews
I am a great learner. I believe I am a great teacher. I had to do it on my own and I would love to teach beginner level students how to play the guitar in ways it makes sense for them. Centuries ago Shakespeare once wrote "if music be the food of love, play on." This is how I feel about music and especially playing the guitar. Once you understand the basics of guitar playing, it is easy to accelerate to intermediate level. And you will absolutely love guitar playing and making music. I believe I can teach you the tricks to get over the entry level humps. ... View Profile
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Trowbridge Music

Trowbridge Music

5.0 1 Review
If you need an established company that provides home guitar lessons, don't hesitate to choose Trowbridge Music. This instructor has been providing private guitar lessons for many years. They offer affordable and customized music instructions for students of all ages.
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Soul Graffiti Studios

Soul Graffiti Studios

5.0 1 Review
Soul Graffiti Productions is an artists-for-artists studio created by musicians of the Bay Area music community.  We care deeply about what is being put into the world as entertainment and consciousness. We support culture through the arts by teaching, recording, performing, and event production.
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Guitar Lessons By Mitchell

Guitar Lessons By Mitchell

5.0 1 Review
Learn quickly and easily. From reading music to rote. All styles.  I've been a professional guitarist for over 30 years with vast experience as a studio musician as well as a touring artist. 
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SHREDLAB Guitar Lesson Studio

SHREDLAB Guitar Lesson Studio

4.0 1 Review
Andi Mac will provide acoustic guitar lessons for beginners. This pro has been offering step by step guitar lessons for many years. SHREDLAB Guitar Lessons Studio offers lesson packages to help the student find the right guitar instructor for their goals.
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Robert Fumo Guitar Lessons

Robert Fumo Guitar Lessons

Robert Fumo Guitar Lessons provides professional music lessons for kids and adults. Robert Fumo has received good reviews from customers. This local guitar teacher has been in the industry for many years.
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Joe Ryan Guitar Lessons

Joe Ryan Guitar Lessons

This firm provides easy beginner guitar lessons in Castro Valley. Joe Ryan Guitar Lessons provides guitar programs for kids for private instruction. Joe Ryan Guitar Lessons will also help you with advanced guitar lessons.
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John Lawlor Guitar Lessons

John Lawlor Guitar Lessons

John Lawlor provides professional acoustic guitar training for beginners and seasoned musicians. This pro specializes in blues, rock, country, and heavy metal guitar lessons. This pro teaches electric guitar and fingerpicking styles.
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Peter Daldry Folk And Traditional Guitar Lessons

Peter Daldry Folk And Traditional Guitar Lessons

I have years of experience teaching guitar in Scotland, where I'm from. I taught guitar at a summer camp in Soquel California in the Santa Cruz mountains for 5 summers. An unbelievable place and magical experience.  I regularly perform music at various events in California. It's my desire to pass on what I have learned over the years playing guitar and to hopefully instill in a student the joy, fun and happiness to be had learning.  ... View Profile
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The Hunter School Of Music

The Hunter School Of Music

Do you seek a team of pros who offer music instruction in San Jose? Find out this pro's comments on Lessons.com. Take a look at their positive comments on Lessons.com.
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Music N Beyond

Music N Beyond

Bitta S is one of the best guitar teachers who take pride in providing private and group guitar lessons at affordable rates. Hire Bitta S for local guitar lessons for beginners. Read their good feedback.
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Local Masters

Local Masters

Mohit is a veteran performer who now offers lead guitar lessons. This pro teaches various styles like metal, rock, jazz, and latin. Check out their exciting rates today.
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Olivier Mesnier Guitar Lessons

Olivier Mesnier Guitar Lessons

Olivier Mesnier teaches guitar basics in a private setting. Olivier Mesnier Guitar Lessons - guitar coach and music educator has been offering guitar courses in North San Jose for many years. Read their well-rated customer comments online.
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Ken Wanlass Guitar Lessons

Ken Wanlass Guitar Lessons

Learn guitar lessons from a producer and guitar performer like Ken Wanlass. This pro teaches all levels and styles of playing guitar. Read about their good customer comments online.
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Tom Caprino Guitar Lessons

Tom Caprino Guitar Lessons

Are you searching for some of the professionals in North San Jose who offer local guitar lessons for beginners? Tom is a passionate musician who will teach you all the guitar basics you need to know. This coach is among the local music teachers who also offer ukulele and bass instruction.
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Alicia Phipps Guitar Lessons

Alicia Phipps Guitar Lessons

Alicia Phipps will help you become the guitar player you've always wanted to be. This pro offers quality private guitar lessons to students of all ages and levels in CA. Alicia is a guitar instructor who has many years of industry experience.
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Scott Christy Guitar Lessons

Scott Christy Guitar Lessons

Check out Scott Christy if you need a passionate professional in teaching children guitar lessons. They can provide interactive guitar lessons. They also provide easy guitar lessons for beginners that will turn into great results.
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Archie Fisher Guitar Lessons

Archie Fisher Guitar Lessons

If you like to learn to play the guitar easily, then hire Archie. This pro offers lead and rhythm guitar lessons as well as music theory instruction. Their beginner guitar lessons for kids is the first step to be among the greatest.
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Joyce Kuo Music Instruction

Joyce Kuo Music Instruction

I am passionate about music and teaching, and have been teaching for over a decade in the Bay Area. I believe each student is unique and has different musical goals, and I cater the curriculum to suit the student.   I am also a contributing writer to Guitar Player magazine and the featured guitarist in the Queen musical "We Will Rock You."
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Sedat's Guitar Lessons

Sedat's Guitar Lessons

I have been playing guitar 20 years and I have been giving guitar lessons 12 years. I am a guitar teacher and lead guitarist. I play electric guitar, acoustic guitar, classical guitar, bass guitar and ukulele. My styles are: Rock, blues, jazz, funk, pop,  reggae, indie, blues fusion, fusion.  I have 10+ years of stage experience with different groups.  I am also giving private, group guitar lessons at different elementary-music shools. ... View Profile
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Andalucia Flamenco Guitar

Andalucia Flamenco Guitar

My goal with students is Learning seriously guitar having fun and getting to the main important thing you need to know and work on. I will save you a lot  of time by getting to the skills you need to develop good clean and high quality playing.. No waste of  time target the skills you need understand every skill and practice it . PLay and develop the skills needed to perform a whole song or musical peace.  Basic  and advanced strumming. Solos . All skills needed to make your playing clear clean, powerful and attractive. ... View Profile
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Professional Music And Art Lessons

Professional Music And Art Lessons

Music Teachers with -- Professional music education backgrounds Various on-stage performances, 10 years+ music teaching experience. We teach instruments: Piano Violin Flute Saxophone music theories  *We provide prep lessons for ABRSM music exam, recital, competition, and musical events, etc. (Contact us to know more!) We also provide many different kinds of Art lesson for all ages such as: Oil Painting  sketching Watercolor Acrylic Children and Adults are both welcome! No experience required. ... View Profile
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Guitar, Bass,Ukulele, Music Theory, And Improvisation Lessons

Guitar, Bass,Ukulele, Music Theory, And Improvisation Lessons

Geoff Svendsgaard is a talented guitar player and instructor who handles fun, enjoyable, and exciting guitar practice sessions. This professional is among the best local music teachers who provides guitar strumming lessons. This group of pros specializes in guitar basics.
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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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