Guitar Guru Online

Guitar Guru Online

5.0 (16)
1 employee
13 years in business

About this pro

Hello and thank you for checking out Guitar Guru Online! I provide professional online guitar lessons to anywhere in the United States.

✔️ Thumbtack “Top Pro” 📌🔝

✔️ Degree in music 👨‍🎓🎼

✔️ 15+ years of professional experience as a guitar instructor 🎸👨‍🏫

✔️ Online lesson specialist 💻📱

✔️ Completed background check 🤔✅

Whether you’re an absolute beginner or a veteran player looking for some guidance, I offer lessons that are organized, progressive, and tailored to your unique goals and level of experience. We use Zoom for high-quality video calls (see photos) and I provide PDFs of all written materials.

Trial Lesson Discount:

All students receive $10 off their first lesson!

Rates:

Lessons are 45 minutes long and are $40 each OR $140 per month ($35 each = 4 lessons, once per week, save $5 per lesson).

Policies:

No contracts or registration fees! Lessons can always be rescheduled and lesson credits never expire. Payments must be made prior to lesson start times. If you need to cancel or reschedule your lesson, please provide 24 hours notice.

THANK YOU for your time and interest. Please feel free to contact me with any questions and if you’re interested I’m happy to send you a detailed content overview (general syllabus) along with an introductory PDF package. Serious inquiries only, please.

Kind Regards,

Robbie

Teaching music is a huge part of my work and I love helping guitarists of all backgrounds reach their musical goals. Each student is so different so there’s always something new to explore. 

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Credentials

Poway, CA 92064
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16 Reviews

5.0

  • Ben C

    Robbie is an amazing teacher and person. He makes you feel super comfortable and his lesson plans are fun and organized and help keep me motivated.

  • Ewan G

    My son Kevin started taking guitar lessons when he was 6, and Rob has been his teacher for 10 years now. Rob is an amazing teacher who has been great with Kevin both as a young child and as a teenager. Rob is both patient and kind, and he tailors his instruction to fit the interests of the student. My son was initially interested in rock music, but eventually shifted to jazz. Rob was with him every step of the way as an incredibly knowledgeable instructor. Rob has a Master’s Degree from CalArts where he was well known among the professors and students as an amazing guitarist, so if you want a teacher who really knows their stuff - including jazz theory and improvisation - you won’t do better than Rob. Or if you’re just looking for a kind and patient teacher to teach you or your child how to play the latest songs, you’ll also be happy. My son has put a lot of work into learning guitar, and today when I hear him play I can hardly believe how good he has become. Rob deserves a lot of the credit. Thanks Rob!!!

  • Tom B

    I really look forward to my lessons with Robbie each week, he’s great! The practice material keeps me engaged and committed.

  • Carmen G

    A++ Great first lesson with Robbie. Highly recommended!


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FAQs


What is your typical process for working with a new student?

NEW STUDENTS: 

Please contact me to discuss your musical goals and possible lesson times. I'm happy to answer any questions!


What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

M.F.A. Jazz Guitar Performance - California Institute of the Arts.

B.M. Jazz Studies - San Diego State University.

In addition to my personal teaching business, I'm also a faculty member at US Music Lessons, in Rancho Bernardo, CA.


Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

Trial Lesson Discount:

All students receive $10 off their first lesson!

Rates:

Lessons are 45 minutes long and are $40 each OR $140 per month ($35 each = 4 lessons, once per week, save $5 per lesson).

Policies:

No contracts or registration fees! Lessons can always be rescheduled and lesson credits never expire. Payments must be made prior to lesson start times. If you need to cancel or reschedule your lesson, please provide 24 hours notice.


How did you get started teaching?

I began teaching professionally while earning my B.M. from San Diego State University. I continued teaching during my time at California Institute of the Arts and I've been making a living as a music instructor ever since (15+ years).


What types of students have you worked with?

All ages, all levels, all styles.


Describe a recent event you are fond of.

I love creating music in small group jazz settings and also working with singers/rappers/producers/beat-makers in the studio. Aside from teaching, those are the two processes I’m involved in the most these days.


What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Find the best fit for your situation. Ask about recommendations from people in your community with experience giving or receiving lessons from professional teachers.