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Walnut Creek Guitar Lessons

Kevy Nova Guitar/Bass/Ukulele Live Video Lessons

Kevy Nova Guitar/Bass/Ukulele Live Video Lessons

5.0 15 Reviews
My teaching approach: When I started taking lessons at the age of 9, my teachers only wanted to teach me songs and music that THEY liked and I almost quit because of it. As a result, I am dedicated to teaching my students the music that THEY love and I use that music to help them understand the fundamentals of music theory and technique. My belief is that music has to be fun as well as educational. I am currently offering online lessons only. You can learn from the comfort of your own home with one-on-one live video lessons! Teaches: Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, Music Theory, Scales and Exerc ... View Profile
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Confident Chords

Confident Chords

4.9 11 Reviews
Looking for a musician who provides acoustic guitar training sessions? This individual offers fun and reliable guitar instructions for students of all ages and skill levels. They offer easy guitar lessons for all ages and experience levels.
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CelloJoe Music Lessons

CelloJoe Music Lessons

5.0 8 Reviews
CelloJoe aka Joseph (Joey) Chang is a graduate of Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts.  Joey can teach cello, piano, guitar, Ableton Music Production Software, beatboxing, didjeridoo, Ear Training, Music Theory, and improvisation.  With a decade of teaching experience and 25+ years of playing cello and piano, Joey is well qualified to teach and has taught the students of all ages. As an active gigging performer in the Bay Area, Joey has had the experience of performing at festivals, weddings, corporate events, bars, clubs, playing solo and with bands. Learn the tricks of the trade from a real professional!  ... View Profile
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Sean Griffin Guitar Lessons

Sean Griffin Guitar Lessons

5.0 6 Reviews
I started playing guitar when I was 12yrs old and began studying with Joe Satriani when I was 14. I love sharing my knowledge and the great part is get to teach students of all ages. I've always taught friends of friends and after watching thier progress I started teaching private lessons. I've aslo studied at the California Jazz Academy. Lessons are held in Berkeley, online, and I also travel to students around the Bay Area. I've performed at every club and concert venue in the bay area and have been in countless bands playing all styles. I focus on healthy playing and teach all styles from rock to jazz, funk, pop, alternative you name it ... View Profile
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Matty McCann Lessons

Matty McCann Lessons

5.0 6 Reviews
Customized teaching is the key to success. We all learn differently. It is important to be able to identify and work with each student's unique learning style. Also, my lessons are not boring and tedious; They are exciting and you will love to learn. Because I LOVE to teach!
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Mansfield Music

Mansfield Music

5.0 5 Reviews
This team of pros provides music lessons for kids. This pro offers fun guitar lessons for learners of all ages. These local guitar teachers are also available at your convenience for your guitar instruction needs.
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Bruce Burger

Bruce Burger

4.8 5 Reviews
I've been teaching guitar for over 30 years.  Electric, acoustic,... all are fair game.  Making it fun, while developing skills and technique is where I focus.  Nothing succeeds like success so we go from strength to strength.  This applies to all ages, children through adults.  Improvisation is always fun and inspiring so we learn music theory, applying it along the way.  It's also interesting to introduce other styles like world music while still working on more expected styles like blues, classic rock, and jazz.  My students range from amateurs, playing for enjoyment to professionals who have gone on to d ... View Profile
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Jon Swann Music Lessons

Jon Swann Music Lessons

5.0 4 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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Dandan Lessons

Dandan Lessons

5.0 3 Reviews
Julieta Cadorniga (Violin Instructor, Musician) I explain the lesson by segments like note reading, rhythm, bowing really understanding the parts of violin playing. The students enjoy the process especially when they are able to play their favorite pieces. John Dandan Producer, Composer, Arranger and Musician ​John is a producer, composer, arranger, pianist, and musical director at Our Lady of the Rosary in Union City, California. He is a graduate of Berklee College of Music major in Contemporary Writing & Production and Jazz Composition with a full scholarship.  John developed a solid foundation in classical music at a very early ag ... View Profile
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Gustavo Lechuga

Gustavo Lechuga

5.0 3 Reviews
Guitar, piano, ukelele, and singing lesson for kids and adults. (Se habla español) 10 years of experience teaching make me confident to taylor music lessonsaccordingly to interest and goals of my students. As a general objective, students will learn the basics of musical theory applied to the performing of musical pieces. Specifically, the students will be able to perform chords and melodies by reading scores. In addition, students will have an introduction to music appreciation, by performing different styles of music (classical, jazz, pop and/or latin folk). ... View Profile
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Mark Banning Music Lessons

Mark Banning Music Lessons

5.0 3 Reviews
I have been a recording artist since age 13 and have been successfully teaching music lessons for well over 30 years. Some of my students have become professional guitarists and are writing articles in guitar magazines!  I show my students the quickest and most productive way  to reach their musical goals, while making it all very fun, in a relaxed & friendly environment.  I am very friendly and patient.  I will show you to learn good habits and technique on your instrument. ... View Profile
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AKoning Guitar Lessons

AKoning Guitar Lessons

5.0 2 Reviews
I have a B.S. in Guitar Performance and have been playing guitar for over 20yrs. With both teaching myself how to play as well as being taught at the collegiate level I bring a vast range of skills and knowledge to the beginning, intermediate, and advanced players. My easy-going nature will help you learn guitar well and have fun doing it! 
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Allan Moon

Allan Moon

5.0 2 Reviews
I'm an Oakland based musician, composer and producer with over 40 years of experience in both live and recording environments. I offer lessons on piano, bass guitar and 6 string guitar. I have studied classical piano from the age of 7 and have played guitar and bass since the age of 15. I can offer a solid foundation of technique and reading but also like to emphasize that, most importantly, playing music should be fun and fulfilling.
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Getting There Guitar

Getting There Guitar

5.0 1 Review
I am a great learner. I believe I am a great teacher. I had to do it on my own and I would love to teach beginner level students how to play the guitar in ways it makes sense for them. Centuries ago Shakespeare once wrote "if music be the food of love, play on." This is how I feel about music and especially playing the guitar. Once you understand the basics of guitar playing, it is easy to accelerate to intermediate level. And you will absolutely love guitar playing and making music. I believe I can teach you the tricks to get over the entry level humps. ... View Profile
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Sedat's Guitar Lessons

Sedat's Guitar Lessons

5.0 1 Review
I have been playing lead guitar for 20 years and giving guitar lessons for 12 years. Mostly, I am a tutor for guitar education - have experience in electric, acoustic, classical, bass guitars, ukulele, mandolin, piano and drums. I also play with a touring band called Mechanical Turk. My styles are: Rock, blues, jazz, funk, pop, reggae, indie, blues fusion, fusion. I have 15+ years of stage experience with different bands across the globe. I am currently giving private, group guitar lessons at different elementary-music schools as well. Feel free to check out my Instagram and Youtube channel. Here are some videos: https://www.instagram.com/cal ... View Profile
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Anish's Guitar

Anish's Guitar

5.0 1 Review
Anish Ghimire offers in home guitar lessons to maximize your learning potential. This professional teaches guitar theory, techniques, tricks, and more. This expert has been playing for for many years.
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Trowbridge Music

Trowbridge Music

5.0 1 Review
This expert has been providing guitar strumming lessons and guitar music theory lessons for 21 years. This epert is a talented artist who offers fun and efficient music lessons for children and adults. This pro can also provide bass guitar instruction upon request.
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RockStar Guitar

RockStar Guitar

5.0 1 Review
Our hand-selected instructors and time-tested curriculum will have you playing iconic rock riffs, chord progressions, and creative solos! We help you blow past the growing pains of learning by pairing you with a real-life Guitar God dedicated to your playing goals.
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Soul Graffiti Studios

Soul Graffiti Studios

5.0 1 Review
Soul Graffiti Productions is an artists-for-artists studio created by musicians of the Bay Area music community.  We care deeply about what is being put into the world as entertainment and consciousness. We support culture through the arts by teaching, recording, performing, and event production.
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Jazzmaster Workout

Jazzmaster Workout

5.0 1 Review
A lifetime of experience in performing and teaching all kinds of music. Focus is on developing a very thorough understanding of all aspects of jazz improvisation. Develop knowledge, ears, chops. Appropriate for all instruments and all levels. Former teacher at Berklee College, SF State Univ., and director of jazz at Hayward State Univ. Ability to relate to students of all insts. and levels. 50 years experience.
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ModernTone Studios

ModernTone Studios

5.0 1 Review
ModernTone Studios is a state of the art recording and teaching facility in Lafayette, CA. It is a truly unique place that caters to beginners, intermediate students, and advanced players who are looking to go pro. Run by performing artists and musicians who specialize in a wide variety of styles and genres, ModernTone aims to provide professional instruction, guidance, and support that empower people to realize and fulfill their potential and achieve their musical dreams. Whether you are a child or an adult, a casual player or an aspiring musician, we would love to share our passion, experience, and knowledge with you. Welcome to ModernTone ... View Profile
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Donny B Fair Guitar Lessons

Donny B Fair Guitar Lessons

5.0 1 Review
I have been playing guitar since i was 9 years old and studied with great studio musicians . I have been busy touring and recording for many years ,been teaching as well inbetween tours .grew up in NY and use to teach there ,Now living in Marin county i have time to teach guitar .At the age of 19 i was signed to an independent record company called Mongol Horde Records with a band called ALIEN . A five piece quintet w dual lead harmonies .You Can check out my FB account Donny B Fair ! ... View Profile
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Guitar Lessons By Mitchell

Guitar Lessons By Mitchell

5.0 1 Review
Mitchell House is among the best guitar instructors who specialize in providing fun lessons to individuals. They offer their best guitar instruction classes. They have gained good reviews from previous customers.
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Omid Zoufonoun Guitar Lessons

Omid Zoufonoun Guitar Lessons

5.0 1 Review
This pro will do classical guitar lessons for beginners. Omid Zoufonoun will also help you in learning guitar basics. Apart from teaching guitar skills, this pro also equips students with the confidence they need to become great musicians.
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Piano Master

Piano Master

5.0 1 Review
I am able to comfortably work with students of any age and I'm comfortable teaching any style of music. I also know how to mix up my lessons with students by having them playing a song that they're working on, having them do music theory games, practicing with flashcards, and answering whatever questions they have. It's always been a passion to help my students progress in their musical journey.  As a bonus, I am also able to play any song whether by sheet music or by listening to it.  I have over 6 years of experience in teaching individual music lessons, and have been playing all my life. As another bonus, I tune pianos.  ... View Profile
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Russ Pettit Guitar School

Russ Pettit Guitar School

5.0 1 Review
I have been Playing guitar for 33 years , Teaching for 30 years, Play many different styles , from All Styles of rock, Jazz, Raeggee , Blues, R&B, Funk, Country,Beginner Classical and Finger style, you can listen to me at www.russpettit.com 
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SHREDLAB Guitar Lesson Studio

SHREDLAB Guitar Lesson Studio

4.0 1 Review
In need of someone who provides reliable guitar music instruction services? This coach offers private guitar lessons for various skill levels. Andi has gained several positive jazz guitar instruction reviews from satisfied clients.
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Asghari Guitar Lessons

Asghari Guitar Lessons

Do you want your kid's musical talent to shine even at a young age? They provide advanced and beginner guitar lessons for all ages. Aaron Asghari is always available for your guitar instruction needs.
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Mike Fletcher Guitar Lessons

Mike Fletcher Guitar Lessons

My teaching approach: I'm 62 and now retired. Been playing since 14, especially blues and folk! Lessons are geared to student's tastes. You want to play things you and friends enjoy. Theory is added to understand it and take it higher. I can teach beginners on up! I played in the first SF blues festival as Mr Boogie!! My guitar lessons take place in: In the student's home Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: students homes in east bay. weekday late afternoons preferrable. Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerstyle, Slide Guitar, Performance, Improvisation, Reading Music, Music Theory ... View Profile
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Joe Ryan Guitar Lessons

Joe Ryan Guitar Lessons

Choose Joe Ryan to provide you with personalized music lessons that make guitar training fun. This individual provides both electrical and acoustic guitar lessons. The conservatory of music is also available to help you.
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Courses & Guides

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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