I graduated from UC Berkeley last year, and now I live in the lovely, sunny L.A.
When I lived in the Bay Area, I was a part of the Bay Area Girl's Rock and Women's Rock Camp as a guitar teacher and camp counselor. I also taught at an afterschool program, and have had private students... who were playing songs in no time! I love to make playing guitar fun; I let my students chose what songs they want to learn to play. I taught myself guitar in high school because I really wanted to play all my favourite band's (Rilo Kiley) songs and wouldn't stop practicing until I could play all their albums! And, in my experience, that has worked for others; I've found/created tabs for songs from The Cure and Green Day, to Beyonce and Taylor Swift, to Camera Obscura and The Supremes.
I also like to make it fun with activities, mixing up the song's style (let's turn this punk song into a slow ballad because we can!), and all my students get to keep a copy of my handmade "How to Play Guitar" zine.
One-offs or weekly lessons are both possibilities, and I have multiple guitars so, if you haven't got your own yet, you can borrow one of mine for the lesson! Acoustic or electric.
Children/teens/adults are all welcome.
Hope to play some guitar with you soon!
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