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  • Eclectic String Music

    Eclectic String Music

    Covina, CA 91724

    4.5 (2)

    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. 
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  • Scottie Dog Music

    Scottie Dog Music

    Chino Hills, CA 91709

    5.0 (2)

    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.  
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  • Inland Conservatory For The Performing Arts School

    Inland Conservatory For The Performing Arts School

    Ontario, CA 91762

    5.0 (1)

    The Inland Conservatory For The Performing Arts School (ICPA) is a performing arts education resource dedicated to preserving classic artistic culture while pursuing new and contemporary artist forms. ICPA is a world class performing arts school where a renowned faculty provides instruction in music, dance and theatre arts. ICPA has three Conservatories designed to reach students at every level of their artistic development:     ∙The Conservatory of Music     ∙The Conservatory of Dance     ∙The Conservatory of Theatre ArtsWe have crea
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  • Dr. Batista Music Studio

    Dr. Batista Music Studio

    Riverside, CA 92506

    5.0 (1)

    We teach piano, guitar, voice, bass, trumpet, clarinet, saxophone, flute, composition, music theory and chamber music.  All our instructors are professional musicians and/or have music degrees and love to share their knowledge in a constructive way.  Each student is treated individually and each lesson is customized to their needs.

  • Music N Smart

    Music N Smart

    Chino, CA 91710

    Music N Smart is a music school in Chino. Musical education enriches a student. Not only do they learn discipline, musicianship, they also perform better physically and academically. Our mission at Music N Smart is to bestow these benefits upon our students while teaching them style, form, technique, and appreciation of music. All our instructors are highly qualified and experienced in order to insure quality musical education for your child. We offer group and private music lessons in piano, violin,viola, cello,flute,clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, vocal, guitar and Drum. Allow your child to di
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  • Irving Diaz Music Lessons

    Irving Diaz Music Lessons

    Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91737

    Composer with 20 years experience scoring music for film, sound design and technical consulting. Fourteen years experience in various professional environments, using computer-based music production hardware and software, including analog recording equipment. Music teacher with 23 years experience. Extensive knowledge of PC and Mac hardware, operating systems, and music production software. San Bernardino Music School: 4/2001 to 6/2010 Instructor: * Train composers and music producers, in Native Instruments’ software such as Kontakt, Absynth, Battery, FM 7-8 and Guitar Rig. * Teach labs f
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  • Jazz Meulstee Guitar Lesson

    Jazz Meulstee Guitar Lesson

    Riverside, CA 92501

    My teaching approach: Start off simple basic chords and scales. developing dexterity in the fingers is something anyone one can do if you put the time in. To be honest I'm not the most patient teacher but if you wanna learn how to play classic rock and blues i can teach you. My guitar lessons take place in: in the teacher's studio or student's home Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: my home Guitar Techniques: Jamming Skills, Performance, Open tuning, Rhythm guitar, Lead guitar
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  • Michael Cook Guitar Lessons

    Michael Cook Guitar Lessons

    Riverside, CA 92501

    My teaching approach: I give you the tools you need to play any style any time. I give you exercises in rock, country, blues, folk, and jazz, simply by using formulas found in the number system. My influences are: I have influences such as Scotty Moore, Chet Atkins, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Eldon Shamblen, BB King, Albert King, and Freddie King. I also have guitar influences in the range of the 40's, 50's 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's, and the 21st century. My guitar lessons take place in: The student's home Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: I teach in the students homes in the R
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  • Clare Atchley Guitar Lessons

    Clare Atchley Guitar Lessons

    Riverside, CA 92501

    My teaching approach: I think that the best way to become good at something is to understand the theory underlying it. Besides teaching technique, we will also study music theory. I will not just be using guitar to explain it either; we will use keyboard, wind instruments, and other stringed instruments as well to develop a deeper understanding of what goes on when you play. 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: I live and teach in Lafayette and the surrounding cities. Guitar Techniques: Guidance
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  • Mike Gross Guitar Lessons

    Mike Gross Guitar Lessons

    Riverside, CA 92501

    My teaching approach: If you want to learn or further yourself on guitar,bass,drums,or vocals we can get you going to the next level... Our teachers are understanding when it comes to the reality that YOU are drawn to learn music that reflects the styles that YOU prefer..Learning an instrument needs to be looked at on an individual,personal basis...In the end,we want YOU to be satisfied and we can get you there..and we as music teachers,adjust the way we teach,what we teach,and how we teach to the desires and goals of "you" the student...whether you like The Beatles,Led Zeppelin,Avenged Sevenf
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  • Steven Steward Guitar Lessons

    Steven Steward Guitar Lessons

    Riverside, CA 92501

    My teaching approach: I understand that everyone learns at a different pace and has different expectations of what they'd like to learn, and I teach accordingly. I teach all ages, from four years old to retirement age. I work very well with children. I teach in my home office as well as at the Academy of Music in Murietta, and I am on file, and in good standing, with the DOJ - i am affiliated with a charter school. My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerpicking, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Rea
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  • Kenneth Zalke Guitar Lessons

    Kenneth Zalke Guitar Lessons

    Riverside, CA 92501

    My teaching approach: Hello my name is a Kenneth, I go by KC, and I've been playing guitar since I was 9 and I am now 18. I was initially classically trained in Spanish and Renaissance styles of guitar for 5 years, and then I played Jazz in a Jazz Ensemble at Ruben S. Ayala High School. I also play in a small band that performs for the County of San Bernardino. I have taught friends and family how to play guitar for a long time, but now taking it professionally in the past 3 months. I aim to teach every student how to read music, helping them to pick up any style of music very quickly and easi
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  • Todd McKernan Guitar Lessons

    Todd McKernan Guitar Lessons

    Riverside, CA 92501

    My teaching approach: I approach my lessons from the perspective that guitar is both toy and tool. I like to have a good mixture between having fun on the guitar, and doing something challenging. My lessons are dissected into three main aspects; Technique, Theory, and "Fun". The fun aspect consists of teaching songs the students like and teaching the students how to jam. This formula ignites a passion for the guitar. My guitar lessons take place in: Either location Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerpicking, Slide Guitar, Performance, Reading Music, Music Theor
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  • Brian Kaminskas Guitar Lessons

    Brian Kaminskas Guitar Lessons

    Riverside, CA 92501

    My teaching approach: Use of traditional materials combined with Technology. My influences are: Same as anybody...Johnd Scofield, Mayer, SRV, Classical Guitarists, and most jazz artists 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: In studio or in your home! Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Fingerstyle, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises, Song Writing, Recording and Production, Guidance In Equipment Selection Your first guitar les
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  • Amy Hite Guitar Lessons

    Amy Hite Guitar Lessons

    Riverside, CA 92501

    My teaching approach: Students learn good technique and basic music theory along with building a repertoire of pieces over time. I encourage performances (I organize recitals for students) and concert attendance. I hold a Masters Degree in Classical Guitar Performance and have been teaching and performing since 2005. I work well with people of all ages, backgrounds, and musical abilities and interests My influences are: Classical guitarists such as Andres Segovia, Christopher Parkening, Sharon Isbin, Fernando Sor, and Andrew York. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar
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  • Ed Harrill Guitar Lessons

    Ed Harrill Guitar Lessons

    Riverside, CA 92508

    Are you a beginner looking to improve as quickly as you can? Are you struggling to change chords fluently? Can you play a few chords but feel like you're stuck and not improving? Have you tried surfing the web for lessons and ended up overwhelmed and flummoxed? Would you love to learn to play your favorite songs and perhaps even learn how to write some of your own? Starting to play guitar poses a unique set of challenges-even getting a single note out is physically challenging in the beginning, and this can be very frustrating. But there are ways to eliminate trial and error so that
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  • Aaron Glines Guitar Lessons

    Aaron Glines Guitar Lessons

    Riverside, CA 92501

    My teaching approach: Hello! My name is Aaron and I have been playing guitar for over ten years. I teach children and adults of all ages including true-beginner and intermediate players. All lessons include, but are not limited to: personal instruction, learning materials, learn chords, learning scales, finger strength/dexterity exercises and customized lesson plans to both meet the students needs and peek their interest. My influences are: Stars, The Knife, MGMT, Muse, Nirvana, The Beatles, Bob Marley, Led Zeppelin, Johnny Cash, Michael Jackson, Portishead, Bjork, Jimi Hendrix, Gorillaz, Dep
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  • Mark (Smokey) Stover Guitar Lessons

    Mark (Smokey) Stover Guitar Lessons

    Riverside, CA 92501

    My teaching approach: I've played from California to Florida in groups, played Classic Rock; Blues; Slide guitar; working on Jazz for several years. As a teacher for over 15 years I take students right to where they want to go, to soloing and improvisation, I list the the (Theory) ideas from where the music is originating. I have experience in Rock: Metal; country; alternate-tunings and use acoustic and electric idoms. My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerpicking, Slide Guitar, Performance, Improvisation, J
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  • Mark Robinson Guitar Lessons

    Mark Robinson Guitar Lessons

    Riverside, CA 92501

    My teaching approach: As a Musicians Institute GIT graduate, my method is designed to get beginners playing right away. The method enables ALL students to play what they see and hear. Topics Taught: Basics, finger exercises, Music theroy, music reading. Modal theroy, Tonal centers, improvisation and Musicial etiquette. I am very supportive and teach to the students skill level. All ages. All styles. My guitar lessons take place in: in the teacher's studio or student's home Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Currently I teach in the Lake Elsinore / Temecula Valley area.
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  • Jeff Brent Guitar Lessons

    Jeff Brent Guitar Lessons

    Riverside, CA 92501

    My teaching approach: I have been teaching for many years and it is extremely rewarding to witness my students progress towards mastery of the guitar. Not every professional guitarist is capable of teaching. It requires the ability to take complex subjects and break them down into bite size pieces. Coupled with my love of teaching is the realization that it is my calling. My influences are: Hendrix, Page, SRV, BB, Buddy Guy, EVH, Vai, Batio, Django, Jobim My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar lessons typically take place on these days and hours: Monday thru Thursday
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  • Tony Burnett Guitar Lessons

    Tony Burnett Guitar Lessons

    Riverside, CA 92501

    My teaching approach: Tony Burnett provides quality music instruction for Guitar,Bass,Drums,Rock School,Music Theory and Music Business classes. Tony is one of the most well known and respected teachers in all of the Temecula Valley. Tony has written and developed special curriculum which has accelerated the learning process for his students at a dramatic rate. To date,Tony has taught over 10,000 students! My influences are: Van Halen, Rush, Dream Theater, and Bach My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar lessons typically take place on these days and hours: Monday thro
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  • Mike Wayne Guitar Lessons

    Mike Wayne Guitar Lessons

    Riverside, CA 92501

    My teaching approach: New students get started on day one learning how to make chords and play songs. Music theory is part of the learning and provides a solid foundation for the guitarist to be. I have been teaching students how to play songs on the guitar since 1978, I have played professionally since 1977; I have performed on Radio and TV. I have played Clubs from California to Texas. Now I enjoy teaching full time. My influences are: The Beatles, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Bob Seger, Chuck Berry, Roy Orbison, Merle Haggard, John Denver, The Eagles to name a few. My guitar lessons tak
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  • William Moynihan Guitar Lessons

    William Moynihan Guitar Lessons

    Riverside, CA 92501

    My teaching approach: I've been playing guitar and have found i should have learned the "boring" basic as soon as I started. Accordingly I teach all the rudimentary disciplines necessary for a musician. I play an Epiphone Masterbilt and a Fender Musicmaster through a Vintage Musicman tube amp. My musical influence consist mainly of country/folk artists, but I also draw influences from many genres. My guitar lessons take place in: in the teacher's studio or student's home Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: I work mostly out of my place in Diamond Bar but am willing to t
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  • Patrick Amtrin, Sr. Guitar Lessons

    Patrick Amtrin, Sr. Guitar Lessons

    Riverside, CA 92501

    My teaching approach: LEARN FAST! 35 YEARS EXPERIENCE! MEMBER: AMERICAN SOCIETY OF COMPOSERS AND PRODUCERS Students need more than basic instruction—they need a good coach that will motivate them through the peaks and valleys. From the very first lesson – my students begin reading music and playing chords to songs. Excerpts from the national teacher's web site (Patrick voted #1 Featured Teacher - 10 times) My guitar lessons take place in: In the student's home My cancellation/booking policy: I'm 58, and teaching guitar is my only profession. I'm totally committed to my student's success in p
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  • U-Nam U-Nam Guitar Lessons

    U-Nam U-Nam Guitar Lessons

    Riverside, CA 92501

    My teaching approach: International Recording Artist & Chart Topper Soul/Jazz Guitarist U-Nam/Ibanez Artist "The man known as U-Nam, is destined to become one of the most controversial musicians.In the few recordings that I have heard, there is a conviction towards making himself felt by the general public, and the critics alike.It's great to have a new voice on the guitar scene; one that is loaded with energy and excitement."10 time Grammy Award recipient,NAE Jazz Master & guitar legend---George Benson I will teach you all the Masters Secrets!!and how to have the best sound both on Stage and
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  • Alvin Castro Guitar Lessons

    Alvin Castro Guitar Lessons

    Riverside, CA 92501

    My teaching approach: I teach guitar from a reading, technique, and performance approach. I believe that these three aspects of music are inseparable. I have been teaching and performing since 2003. I hold a Master of Music degree in Jazz and Classical Guitar Performance. I have taught students at all levels and from ages 6 and up. My influences are: Larry Carlton, Mike Stern, Paul Jackson Jr., John Wiliams, Andres Segovia, Christopher Parkening, Doyle Dykes, Phil Keggy, and Tommy Emmanuel. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio or the student's home Guitar Lessons with me ta
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  • Chris Butter Guitar Lessons

    Chris Butter Guitar Lessons

    Riverside, CA 92501

    My teaching approach: Customized lesson plans for your musical goals! With over 25 years playing experience and more than 15 years teaching, recording and touring, I know I can help you achieve your goals while learning the songs and music in the style YOU want to play. Some of the possibilities are: Electric and Acoustic Technique, Music Reading, Music Theory, Multiple Styles, Sounds and Techniques, My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerpicking, Slide Guitar, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Read
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  • Keith The Guitar Guy

    Keith The Guitar Guy

    Hemet, CA 92543

    Whether you want to be able to play cool campfire songs or play face peeling guitar solos - I'm the guy! Whether you have never picked up a guitar before or are experienced and want to advance - I'm the guy! My goal is to have you playing your favorite music as quickly and ACCURATELY as possible. Rock, Blues, Country and everything in between. I also have a background in teaching and I use those skills to help you advance quickly and with a lot of FUN! I have over 30 years of lead and rhythm guitar experience performing both live and in the studio. I'm not that old - just started young!!!
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  • Alex Henderson Private Guitar Lessons At Your Home

    Alex Henderson Private Guitar Lessons At Your Home

    Riverside, CA 92506

    * PRIVATE GUITAR LESSONS BY PROFESSIONAL MUSICIAN AND INSTRUCTOR. CLASSES AT YOUR HOME OR AT MY STUDIO. * LEARN TO PLAY ACOUSTIC OR ELECTRIC GUITAR IN A EASY-TO-LEARN AND FUN METHOD, AND AT YOUR OWN PACE. * LEARN ALL YOUR FAVORITE SONGS ON GUITAR, ROCK & POP STYLES FROM THE '70s TO TODAY'S MUSIC... The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, Green Day, Guns & Roses, Tom Petty, Bob Marley, Coldplay, Jack Johnson, Taylor Swift, John Mayer, Bruno Mars, and many more! * LESSONS IDEAL FOR KIDS, TEENS, ADULTS, AND FOR ALL LEVELS... EVERYONE IS WELCOME!
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  • Marty Druckman Guitar Lessons

    Marty Druckman Guitar Lessons

    Riverside, CA 92501

    My teaching approach: Have 8 guitars, acoustic classical and electric .. I teach in my recording studio..I have won two Grammys ..toured with a lot of big names My influences are: From George Harrison , Hendrix. Wes Montgomery too many to mention My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar lessons typically take place on these days and hours: Mon thru sat am. Hours vary. From 10am thru 7 at night Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Fingerstyle, Slide Guitar, Performance, Improvisation, Reading Music, Music Theory, Song Writing, Recording and Production Your fi
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