Find a classical guitar lessons in Thousand Oaks, CA

Find classical guitar lessons in Thousand Oaks, CA

Find classical guitar lessons in Thousand Oaks, CA

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Top 10 classical guitar lessons in Thousand Oaks, CA

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Hunter Klotz

Hunter Klotz

New on Lessons
Serves Thousand Oaks, CA
With 13 years of music experience, I have the tools needed to get anyone started on their musical journey. I have studied under multiple world class musicians, and am currently an undergraduate student majoring in music at California State University at Northridge.
Nico Miguel Guitar

Nico Miguel Guitar

New on Lessons
Offers online services
Serves Thousand Oaks, CA
Cultivate your guitar skills in a way that is fundamental and healthy I'm a seasoned professional based in the Southern California area, regularly playing all sorts of gigs: accompanying songwriters and wedding/top 40's bands, providing solo guitar background music, and leading my own jazz trio. My warm, insightful, and precise teaching style is informed by over a decade of teaching experience in academic, private, and ministry settings. I'm an adjunct faculty member at Concordia University Irvine, and coach all kinds of ensembles on campus. I regularly music direct and lead workshops for local creatives and worship teams.
Silver Tiger Guitar 🎸 Lessons

Silver Tiger Guitar 🎸 Lessons

New on Lessons
1 hire on Lessons
24+ years in business
Serves Thousand Oaks, CA
Former guitar instructor for The Conejo Recreation & Park District. Guitarist for many years. Worldwide record sales of original music. My Guitar teaching technique helps my students learn quickly to play guitar. I believe that learning to play music is a life long skill that brings people a lot of joy.

Your classical guitar questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much do classical guitar lessons cost near me?

Most classical guitar lessons cost $35 to $70 per session for durations of 30 to 60 minutes. One-on-one lessons typically cost between $45 and $70 per hour, whereas group sessions are a more affordable option at $25 to $35 per class.

For those who prefer a digital classroom, online lessons cost $35 to $55 per hour. Monthly ongoing instruction costs $170 to $315 with a prepaid discount.

Why should I take classical guitar lessons?

You should take classical guitar lessons if you have an acoustic guitar and want to learn how to play classical concertos or Spanish-style music with fingerpicking.

Classical guitar lessons teach you how to:

  • Use nylon-string guitars and strum with the fingers instead of a pick
  • Develop your fingers to focus on complex fingerpicking techniques
  • Understand classical music theory and sight-reading

At what age should I start classical guitar lessons?

Children generally begin their classical guitar journey between the ages of 6 to 10, or as soon as they can hold the instrument well with enough hand strength to press the strings. Adults of all ages can master the instrument with the correct guidance and consistent practice.

How many classical guitar lessons do I need?

The number of weekly classical guitar lessons you need will depend on your personal goals and dedication to practice. A beginner might grasp a simple song within 2 to 6 months, but acquiring proficiency like a professional requires 4 to 10 years on average.

How do I find the best classical guitar lessons near me?

You can find proficient classical guitar tutors nearby by looking at the listings here on the Lessons platform. Sometimes teachers ara available through local music stores too.

Before hiring your tutor, always:

  • Obtain quotes from a minimum of 3 teachers and clarify what they teach.
  • Review feedback about them on Google and the Lessons site.
  • Request a reference list of their past students.
  • Ask fellow parents about their children's experiences with the tutor.
  • Secure a written agreement and schedule prior to the first session.
  • Make small initial payments to gauge the tutor's compatibility before committing to a full month.

What questions do I ask when choosing a classical guitar teacher?

Ask these pertinent questions to help you pick a classical guitar teacher:

  • Did you study music formally, and what qualifications do you have?
  • How many years have you been teaching classical guitar?
  • Could I have a trial lesson to see if your teaching method works for me?
  • What is the typical age range of your students?
  • Which model of acoustic guitar should I purchase?
  • Will you assign homework, and how much practice is required?
  • What type of strings are best for beginners?
  • Which books should I buy for learning classical guitar?
  • Can you accommodate different learning styles?
  • What essentials should I bring to class, and how long is each session?
  • Can I have a written copy of our class schedule?
  • What is your policy for missed classes?
  • Am I allowed to suggest songs that I would like to learn?

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