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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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Immersed Records Mentoring

Immersed Records Mentoring

5.0 10 Reviews
I help you produce professional quality mix and mastered tracks in less than 8 weeks. 
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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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Bhardwaj Music Academy

Bhardwaj Music Academy

4.5 8 Reviews
at Bhardwaj Music Academy, we believe music is not only a skill, but also an attitude towards life, a way of thinking, a method to express, and a companion along the journey. Through music, people discover themselves; through listening, people understand each other: music brings people together. Based on these beliefs, BMA won’t only be focusing on techniques, but also on keeping and developing student’s passion, discovery and communication. We create a customized lesson program that will ensure maximum results at a pace that works best for student’s goal. Visit - www.BhardwajMusicAcademy.com Email - [email protected] ... View Profile
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Jon Swann Music Lessons

Jon Swann Music Lessons

5.0 7 Reviews
My service stands out because I recognize the individuality and unique interests of each student. We collaborate to find music that they are interested in, and I build a curriculum based on their passions and my expertise.
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Eclectic String Online Music Lessons

Eclectic String Online Music Lessons

4.9 7 Reviews
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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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Guitar Prodigy

Guitar Prodigy

5.0 5 Reviews
As a teacher of guitar, piano, ukulele, bass and voice with 15 years of teaching of experience, I am commited to my students.  I don't overbook myself to make sure that my students get 100% of my attention. I am an alumnus of the Berklee College of Music and have my MA in teaching. It is the greatest priveledge to pass on my love of music to the next generation.  I am looking forward to working with you!
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Javier Olmedo Music Lessons

Javier Olmedo Music Lessons

5.0 5 Reviews
I'm a private music instructor with over 15 years experience, with a high rate of success. I teach a variety of guitar and piano styles, ranging from rock, classical, pop, blues, and jazz. Since the beginning of quarantine, I have successfully transitioned my clientele to online instruction, and can accommodate any platform (FaceTime, Skype, Zoom, etc). I can also provide in-person socially distanced lessons with mask, if so desired.  Apart from teaching, I excel in live and studio performance, and can help you put your rig together to find your desired tone -- including effects, amps, electronics, etc.  I also offer a custom course ... 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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Kid Music Lessons

Kid Music Lessons

5.0 4 Reviews
My teaching approach: professional musician and songwriter with 20 years teaching experience. Especially patient with beginners, kids and families and those with special needs. My influences are: classic rock, alternative rock, 70's folk music , current pop. My guitar , ukulele  and piano lessons take place Virtually, at my studio or at your house. Guitar Techniques: Rhythm guitar, Fingerstyle, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Reading Music, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises, Song Writing. ... View Profile
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Small City Studios: Lessons & Recording Arts

Small City Studios: Lessons & Recording Arts

5.0 4 Reviews
Hello, My name is Ryan Erwin. I am a native of San Diego, California and I currently reside, perform and teach in Baton Rouge. I graduated from San Diego State Univesrity in 2013 with a degree in Music Composition and Recording Arts. I have been playing guitar, bass and piano for 20 years and have been playing uke and madiolin for 10 years. Music is my greatest passion in life and I have spent most of my professional time in the studio, being a producer and engineer for bands and artists, touring nationally with successful bands such as Small City Calling (San Diego) and Particle Devotion (Baton Rouge). Since moving to Baton Rouge in 2015 to ... View Profile
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Raffia Music Studio

Raffia Music Studio

5.0 4 Reviews
Raffia Music Studio provides all year round Voice, Violin, Piano, Guitar, Drums, and Bass Lessons, along with Studio Recording opportunities and more! Lessons are provided at our fully equipped school which is located in Lomita, California.    Raffia Music Studio's mission is to provide each student with a solid musical foundation through the study of music while increasing self expression, creativity and excellence! ... View Profile
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Get Off My Lawn Records

Get Off My Lawn Records

5.0 3 Reviews
I've been a guitar player and bass player for 20 years having produced my first album in 1998. I operate a functioning recording studio, CD duplication facility, and independent record label. I am also a working musician.I've been active in both the recording and production side, but also the live performance where I front a jazz combo.I'm offering lessons here with both an academic foundation and a working professional's experience. The goal is always to understand and help the student achieve their goals.  ... View Profile
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Art Street Guitar Lessons

Art Street Guitar Lessons

5.0 3 Reviews
Art Street studios allows all ages and levels of learners. We provide ear training, music theory training, and practical repetoire training to ensure a well rounded music student who can adapt to any situation. 
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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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Peaceland Music

Peaceland Music

5.0 2 Reviews
Making the world a better place, for you and everyone else in the world - through making music. Happy to help you in every way with your music. Starting with great technique, good form, good habits, really understanding WHY you are doing what you are doing, and how it really works (the nitty gritty details that make is so much easier). From there, we will work with songs you choose, and we will make it fun together, so that you are able to enjoy making music at whatever level you are ready to achieve. Top 100 Unsigned Bands in L.A. '99 - Music Connection Nominations:  Best South Bay Band '97 - Rock City News Best Guitar '97 & Best L. ... View Profile
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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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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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Hills Academy Of Music, Art And Dance

Hills Academy Of Music, Art And Dance

5.0 1 Review
Hills Academy of Music, Art and Dance currently has more than 500 students taking weekly lessons. We have 3 locations, 2 in Torrance and 1 in Palos Verdes.  Hills’ method of matching students with the appropriate teacher has been the formula to success. We know that all students learn differently. We also know that as people, we connect with certain types of people. Making that match with the teacher is crucial to making the learning process seamless and natural. You can take a piano lesson, then jump into an art class, and also point those toes in your ballet class - all under one roof. Did we mention, we have an award winning Cho ... View Profile
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Cheryl Saunders Guitar Lessons

Cheryl Saunders Guitar Lessons

5.0 1 Review
 I am a musician who loves to teach guitar. Whether it's blues, jazz, pop, country, or bluegrass,  I love to teach it. I've been teaching guitar in the Los Angeles area for nearly 40 years.  My main connection of teaching is through McCabe's guitar shop in Santa Monica. I teach privates lessons in my home in Venice California.  I am an active musician who plays many diverse types of music.  I can also teach through Skype since I have my materials on file and ready to send.    ... View Profile
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True Guitar Lessons

True Guitar Lessons

5.0 1 Review
Sing what you play and play from the heart.  As a Guitar Performance graduate from Musicians Institute, I was fortunate enough to have been taught these ideas from guitarists I considered to be my idols; Jake Eckert (Dirty Dozen Brass Band), Rick Zunigar (Stevie Wonder) and the late Ross Bolton (Al Jarreau).  My approach is to provide that unique experience to my students and inspire them to achieve their goals.  Through my 15+ years of experience as a session guitarist and instructor, I have had the opportunity to perform and record with some of the top musicians in Los Angeles, while teaching students of various ages and skil ... 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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Bray Ghiglia Music

Bray Ghiglia Music

5.0 1 Review
I have been inspiring students to feel the joy of making music for decades. I have a Degree in film Scoring and I  curently teach Strings, Ukulele and Band at Ocean Charter School. I toured with former Eagle, Randy Meisner for four years playing Guitar, Flute Sax and Keyboards.  
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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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Chuck Smith Music

Chuck Smith Music

5.0 1 Review
I’ve taught guitar, bass, songwriting and voice for 30 yrs. to literally hundreds of satisfied clients including multi-platinum artists.  I myself am a former Columbia and Motown recording artist and writer.  Many of my former and current clients have chosen a career in music.  
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Coast Music

Coast Music

5.0 1 Review
Coast Music is a family business founded in 2004 by Beth and Matt Rohde. Coast Music hosts LA’s top music instructors who are all incredible musicians with a talent for teaching.  The school believes in real-world experience and strives to create opportunities for students to rehearse and perform in a variety of settings outside the classroom. Coast Music Students perform at local clubs, festivals, beach concerts, public events, on TV, in film, in theaters and more! http://coastmusicrocks.com/ ... View Profile
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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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SphereCo

SphereCo

5.0 1 Review
We are a versatile music studio that brings piano, guitar, singing, and DJ lessons to students. We have been performing and teaching Los Angeles for over twenty years.
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Yuki Suda Guitar Lesson

Yuki Suda Guitar Lesson

5.0 1 Review
I have 40 years experience.  Ill teach basic and way of practice.  Its very fun!
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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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