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  • Piano Guitar Vocal

    Piano Guitar Vocal

    Coronado, CA 92118

    5.0 (21)

    For over 25 years, Steven Bruce has been successfully teaching hundreds of students on piano, guitar, and voice. He has over 60,000 hours experience as a teacher, musician, and performer. He teaches all styles, ages and skill levels. Beginners are most certainly welcome. The lessons are in the convenience of your home online throughout the United States or in the Coronado Music Studio. Whatever your level, be prepared to learn and have a lot of fun! In addition, he tailors the lessons to fit your goals and desires for your instrument, whether it be piano, guitar, and or voice! (Many of his stu
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  • California Music Studios

    California Music Studios

    Encinitas, CA 92024

    5.0 (3)

    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.

  • Rice Music

    Rice Music

    San Diego, CA 92110

    5.0 (3)

    Not only do I bring a personal approach and teach the student what they want to know, I bring a philisophical approach to the art of music that will inspire the student to reach beyond what they think they can know.

  • Granger Lessons

    Granger Lessons

    San Diego, CA 92120

    5.0 (3)

    At Granger Lessons, one thing that's very different from lessons elsewhere, is bringing in other musicians to jam in a band type setting once the student feels comfortable. This has proven to be a great aid in getting the student accustomed to performing with others if this is one of their personal goals. I am well versed in blues, rock and roll, metal, classical, funk, jazz, and reggae, and of course have always been passionate about teaching, no matter what style you're into. 
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  • STRINGWORX

    STRINGWORX

    San Diego, CA 92115

    5.0 (1)

    I use a naturally progressive teaching method as taught to me at the Conservatory of Music at University of Missouri known as The Vertical Truth, which is incredibly effective and fun. I also teach any students interested in learning about such aspects as recording, live performance, promoting your music, building a great band, navigating the music industry, how to stand out from the crowd and be memorable, voice, bass, drums, keys, other stringed instruments, improvisation, accompaniment, sight-reading, and managing your money. I have been in music since early childhood. I play 11 instruments
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  • Alan's Basic Guitar Lessons

    Alan's Basic Guitar Lessons

    Chula Vista, CA 91911

    4.0 (1)

    I've been playing guitar for 5 years, I've been in a couple bands and I've taken a few music and guitar classes.  

  • Blue Pacific Guitar Lessons

    Blue Pacific Guitar Lessons

    San Diego, CA 92109

    5.0 (1)

    Ocean view for us while we jam! I try to keep it funny and laid back. I specialize in personalization. I cater to each individual with a custom feel with whatever they want to learn at any given time, beginner to intermediate. If they want to learn their favorite songs, my friends always called me the human jukebox, I know a ton of covers and can help you learn to play your favorite songs from your favorite bands. If you are just starting out and need to understand the basic fundamentals of guitar, I've been playing for almost 20 years and can help you with that.  If you want to learn som
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  • Almightynikos Guitar Lessons

    Almightynikos Guitar Lessons

    San Diego, CA 92145

    4.0 (1)

    I love guitar and helping teach people who swear they can't get guitar 

  • Captgoose Music

    Captgoose Music

    San Diego, CA 92115

    5.0 (1)

    Successfully teaching current students with clear, concise lessons. Students have developed confidence and enthusiasm to learn all materials presented in an easy to comprehend format. Each student learns at different levels so all lessons are customized to challenge them but also insure they learn and retain all materials presented to them. Currently have 7 students ranging from beginners to intermediate level. About.me/captgoose
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  • Armstrong's Percussive Acoustic Academy

    Armstrong's Percussive Acoustic Academy

    Poway, CA 92064

    4.0 (1)

    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.

  • Travis G Guitar Lessons

    Travis G Guitar Lessons

    San Diego, CA 92114

    5.0 (1)

    My service is small but personal. I only try to take on a few students at a time to specialize and really get to know what you want and need. 

  • Music Lessons With Jordan

    Music Lessons With Jordan

    San Diego, CA 92117

    Do you want a teacher who keeps you motivated and focused, who can show you all the skills of a well-rounded musician in a relaxed, friendly environment? I am the teacher for you! With a solid foundation in classical technique and experience as a jazz performer, we will tailor a plan for you to achieve your dreams in any style. Jordan was born and raised in the El Centro, California where he began playing the alto sax in the elementary band program. At the age of 12, he began his study of guitar and drums, performing in several rock and ska bands around his home town and San Diego. At age 14
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  • Greg Russell Guitar Lessons

    Greg Russell Guitar Lessons

    La Jolla, CA 92093

    My teaching approach: I have a fun,relaxed approach to teaching. I have played guitar for 26 years, and I've toured and released albums on record labels. I provide all the learning materials. I teach the fundamentals such as finger technique, scales, exercises, chords, improvising etc...but I also teach you your favorite songs to keep the lessons fun and engaging. I can learn most songs by ear and write the music down for you within minutes! My influences are: My influences are Stevie Ray Vaughn, Eric Clapton, Santana, Jimi Hendrix, The Beatles, STP, Norman Brown, Jeff Beck, Eric Johnson, Di
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  • Steven Nichols Guitar Lessons

    Steven Nichols Guitar Lessons

    La Jolla, CA 92093

    My teaching approach: Steve Nichols has been playing for over 35 years, drawing from musical sources as diverse as rock, classical, jazz, latin-jazz, blues, and country. Steve has performed professionally on stage and worked as a studio musician in the recording industry in Los Angeles, and throughout the western states. Currently Steve plays, records and teaches private guitar lessons in San Diego. In 1990-91 Steve produced his own project called "Transitions", performed and recorded by his group Crosswinds. Artists and bands Steve has shared the stage with include Billy Cobham, Barney Kessel
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  • Paper Moon Music

    Paper Moon Music

    San Diego, CA 92107

    My teaching approach: Whether you are interested in a specific style or simply want to learn the basics, our private guitar lessons in San Diego allow you to learn guitar at your own pace – lessons are tailored to your musical interests and needs. Play your favorite songs, learn to improvise on the guitar, or learn to read music and understand music theory. My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Professional studio located in the Point Loma area at 4051 Voltaire St, Suite D. Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm
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  • San Diego Guitar Gym

    San Diego Guitar Gym

    San Diego, CA 92101

    I can help you avoid the common mistakes that beginner guitar players make: × learning songs that are too difficult × getting lost and confused on youtube × learning scales and music theory too soon × reading music too soon I also know the most effective practicing strategies to help you become a great guitar player in a very short time: * play along with your favorite songs * jam along with other people * make cool guitar solos * write your own songs We can get started today with a FREE introductory lesson to get to know each other and discuss your options!
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  • Daniel Page Guitar Lessons

    Daniel Page Guitar Lessons

    La Jolla, CA 92093

    My teaching approach: Developing a relaxed and confident technique is central to my guitar lessons. The first few weeks of lesson always focus on this. Students find that by getting technique "out of the way" in the first few lessons, we are free to focus more on the student's musical goals in our later lessons. Professional, state of the art studio, including computer recording technology to be used during lessons. My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Fingerpicking, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music,
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  • Nikola Milic Guitar Lessons

    Nikola Milic Guitar Lessons

    La Jolla, CA 92093

    My teaching approach: Nikola Milic is locally recognized as a guitarist extraordinaire that specializes in virtuoso rock guitar. Nikola's proven teaching methods have been acknowledged by San Diego's finest musicians and his clients have included music producer/composer Toby Weiss, pro touring guitarist Chris Eck, guitar instructor Seth Hollander and former students of celebrity virtuoso guitarists Greg Howe and Joe Stump My influences are: Yngwie Malmsteen, Steve Vai, Jason Becker, Eddie Van Halen, Tony MacAlpine, Richie Kotzen, Paul Gilbert, Adrian Vandenberg, John Petrucci, Chris Impellitt
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  • Patrick Hinke Guitar Lessons

    Patrick Hinke Guitar Lessons

    El Cajon, CA 92019

    My teaching approach: Every student is given hands on personalized instruction through a wide variety of style and technique (I teach anything you want to learn). Fun and entertaining lessons; become proficient in music theory, improvisation, basically anything that relates to guitar. My guitar lessons take place in: Either location Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Studio in Rancho San Diego; house-calls in the greater East County area, La Jolla, and Del Mar Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerpicking, Slide Guitar, Vocal Accompaniment,
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  • Maria Staump Guitar Lessons

    Maria Staump Guitar Lessons

    El Cajon, CA 92019

    My teaching approach: Lessons are offered on guitar (electric & acoustic), bass, piano, trumpet, violin, voice, and percussion (drum set, drumline, and classical techniques). All instruments can be taught using a wide range of musical styles, custom tailored for what the student is most interested in learning. All lessons are offered to ages ranging from three years and older. Lessons will include instruction in musical theory, rhythm, technique, performance, composition, and overall competency on the instrument. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me ta
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  • Daniel Scott Guitar Lessons

    Daniel Scott Guitar Lessons

    El Cajon, CA 92019

    My teaching approach: Lessons are offered on Bass guitar and Saxophone. Both instruments can be taught using a wide range of musical styles, custom tailored for what the student is most interested in learning. All lessons are offered to ages ranging from ten years and older. Lessons will include instruction in musical theory, rhythm, technique, performance, composition, and overall competency on the instrument. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: I at Staump Studios in Santee, Ca Guitar Techniques: Guidance In Equip
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  • David Alzofon Guitar Lessons

    David Alzofon Guitar Lessons

    El Cajon, CA 92019

    My teaching approach: Editor, Guitar Player Magazine; worked with Howard Roberts (MI founder) on jazz improv column; author, Mastering Guitar (Simon & Schuster); studied classical guitar w/Marc Teicholz (GFA winner) & others, many master classes; learned composition from Jef Raskin (creator, Macintosh computer), now writing a new comp/improv method (find out more http://www.composeyourselfmethod.com/wordpress/ My guitar lessons take place in: Either location Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: El Cajon, Mira Mesa, Clairemont, will travel Guitar Techniques: Song Writing
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  • Gene Rochambeau Guitar Lessons

    Gene Rochambeau Guitar Lessons

    El Cajon, CA 92019

    My teaching approach: I have been playing guitar professionally for 40 years. My playing style focuses on Blues, R&B, Country and Rock. I prefer to teach students fundamental skills like reading staff music, scales, chord structure and basic theory as it applies to these elements. With these basic skills in mind, I can then expand the student's knowledge of certain styles and techniques. 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: San Diego County, especially East County, in my home or in the student's h
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  • Michelle Lane Guitar Lessons

    Michelle Lane Guitar Lessons

    El Cajon, CA 92019

    My teaching approach: "School Of Rock" style teaching. I love to get my students playing songs they love as soon as possible because music should be fun. Technique, music theory and performance skills are learned all along the way. I have a B.A. in Music, and have been playing and performing as a professional musician for over 20 years. My influences are: I'm a rocker chick at heart. But I love music of all genres including blues, fusion, folk, bluegrass, classical, etc. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar lessons typically take place on these days and hours: Wedne
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  • Gann's Music Center

    Gann's Music Center

    El Cajon, CA 92019

    Description about my music education organization's philosophy, experience, community, curriculum, and faculty: Our mission is to enhance the experience of learning and making music. Our students learn to become independent music makers limited only by their willingnes to learn.

  • Josh Swift Guitar Lessons

    Josh Swift Guitar Lessons

    San Diego, CA 92117

    My teaching approach: Attended Musicians Institute and studied under some great players including Brett Garsed, Scott Henderson, and many others. I've played for about 20 years and can teach many styles of music. I have a great understanding of music theory if you need help with theory or music fundamentals. I'm currently the lead guitarist for the band Lunchbox (Check http://www.myspace.com/lunchboxvisalia to hear me). Some rough acoustic tracks are linked here http://www.myspace.com/joshswiftacoustic I can also teach bass to most levels and have performed bass with a jazz combo. My influen
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  • Guitar Lessons With Ed Lanthier

    Guitar Lessons With Ed Lanthier

    San Diego, CA 92106

    Hello, my name is Ed and with over 20 years experience in the Music Industry I am now offering Instruction in Guitar and Music Theory to all ages and levels Classic Rock, Hard Rock/Heavy Metal, Blues, Reggae, Pop, Funk, Folk, Acoustic Fingerstyle Guitar Lessons Tailored to Student's Individual Needs Instruction available in: *Guitar Technique *Improvisation *Music Theory *Songwriting/Arranging Learning should be FUN as well as educational!!! All lessons taught in a relaxed, supportive and enjoyable atmosphere!!! I am a former student of the MCGILL CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC in Montreal and a g
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  • Poway Music Lessons

    Poway Music Lessons

    Poway, CA 92064

    As the senior guitar teacher, Glenn Sutton has been instrumental in shaping young musicians for 25 years at Ozzie’s Music. Teaching guitar, electric bass, keyboard, theory and improvisation for over 30 years, he specializes in rock, blues, jazz, Latin, Brazilian, classical, country, folk and other styles of music. Young or old, whether you are a beginner, advanced or a professional looking to further hone your performance chops, your sessions will be tailored to your needs and pace. Says Sutton, “My main objective as a teacher is to treat each student as an individual. I believe th
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  • Scott Szikla Guitar Lessons

    Scott Szikla Guitar Lessons

    San Diego, CA 92116

    I am a Guitarist at Weatherbox and Cloudside. I studied Music Business at MiraCosta College. Discover and enhance your talent. I will meet your needs and let you have fun while learning. Contact me and get ready to rock!

  • A Dawn Of Music Studios

    A Dawn Of Music Studios

    San Diego, CA 92110

    My teaching approach: Students fly in from Europe and Japan to take lessons with A Dawn Of Music Studios. We offer lessons for all ages and levels in our 3 studio locations, serving all of San Diego County. Group Voice and Guitar Classes are available, as well as live video lessons. My influences are: Classics, Country, Mexican, and Metal My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio or the student's home Guitar lessons typically take place on these days and hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 9am-9pm Guitar Techniques: Fingerstyle, Vocal Accompanimen
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