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The Best Guitar Tutors in Santa Monica, CA

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Zoso R.
45/hour

Near Santa Monica, CA

13 years of playing guitar

I have been playing guitar for more than half of my life. I also went to the school of Rock program where I was taught how to play guitar like Nancy Wilson. Music is nearly like a second language and I believe it to be much more fun and exciting then any iPad! read more

45/hour
5.0 (2)
2 hours tutoring
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I have been playing guitar for more than half of my life. I also went to the school of Rock program where I was taught how to play guitar like Nancy Wilson. Music is nearly like a second language and I believe it to be much more fun and exciting then any iPad! read more

Pardy M.
50/hour

Near Santa Monica, CA

Guitar Lessons

As a composer and classical guitarist, Pardy is a recipient of several prizes and scholarships. In addition, she participated in several local and international festivals. and concerts. Such appearances included: “AGBU Performing Artists in Concert” at Carnegie Hall in New York, Burgos International Music Festival in... read more

50/hour
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As a composer and classical guitarist, Pardy is a recipient of several prizes and scholarships. In addition, she participated in several local and international festivals. and concerts. Such appearances included: “AGBU Performing Artists in Concert” at Carnegie Hall in New York, Burgos International Music Festival in... read more

Alex O.
40/hour

Near Santa Monica, CA

MMus, Rhytmic Musician with 15+ Years of Teaching Experience

I am a musician with a Master's degree from the Royal Academy of Music in Denmark and I have studied guitar for more than 25 years while performing for almost as long. through the years I have played with ensembles ranging from rock/punk groups to Big Bands, pit musician for musicals, jazz combos and... read more

40/hour
4.5 (14)
17 hours tutoring Guitar out of 20 hours
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I am a musician with a Master's degree from the Royal Academy of Music in Denmark and I have studied guitar for more than 25 years while performing for almost as long. through the years I have played with ensembles ranging from rock/punk groups to Big Bands, pit musician for musicals, jazz combos and... read more

Andrea B.
50/hour

Near Santa Monica, CA

2 Degrees from Berklee, 15 years of Teaching Experience

I accomplished two degrees from Berklee College Of Music in Boston, one in Performance and one in Music Production and Engineering. I had Dean's List status, and represented the college at the annual Guitar Night Showcase. I was also Classically trained and earned my Degree at the Conservatory of Messina. I... read more

50/hour
5.0 (15)
73 hours tutoring Guitar out of 73 hours
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I accomplished two degrees from Berklee College Of Music in Boston, one in Performance and one in Music Production and Engineering. I had Dean's List status, and represented the college at the annual Guitar Night Showcase. I was also Classically trained and earned my Degree at the Conservatory of Messina. I... read more

Kevin C.
40/hour

Near Santa Monica, CA

B.A. in guitar performance, 20+ years of playing experience

I've been playing guitar for over 20 years now, and have a B.A. from Musicians Institute in Guitar Performance. I love to play in a wide variety of styles, and have a great deal of performance and recording experience through years of freelance gigs, various bands, and my work as a teaching assistant... read more

40/hour
5.0 (51)
73 hours tutoring Guitar out of 90 hours
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I've been playing guitar for over 20 years now, and have a B.A. from Musicians Institute in Guitar Performance. I love to play in a wide variety of styles, and have a great deal of performance and recording experience through years of freelance gigs, various bands, and my work as a teaching assistant... read more

Donald L.
55/hour

Near Santa Monica, CA

Professional Studio Guitarist with BA in Ethnomusicology

I have been playing guitar for 13 years and have studied with several professional instructors. I specialized in guitar performance while studying at UCLA for my undergraduate degree in music. During my 13 years of playing guitar, I've performed throughout the Los Angeles area and have taught... read more

55/hour
5.0 (14)
47 hours tutoring Guitar out of 47 hours
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I have been playing guitar for 13 years and have studied with several professional instructors. I specialized in guitar performance while studying at UCLA for my undergraduate degree in music. During my 13 years of playing guitar, I've performed throughout the Los Angeles area and have taught... read more

Justin K.
30/hour

Near Santa Monica, CA

Math, History, Athletics tutor/coach with flexible schedule

I have played guitar and have studied music for the past 20+ years. My bachelor's degree is from Ohio University, it is Specialized Studies degree focused on Music and Telecommunications. This degree was split 50/50 between Music classes and Telecommunications classes. In addition, I currently write... read more

30/hour
5.0 (2)
3 hours tutoring
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I have played guitar and have studied music for the past 20+ years. My bachelor's degree is from Ohio University, it is Specialized Studies degree focused on Music and Telecommunications. This degree was split 50/50 between Music classes and Telecommunications classes. In addition, I currently write... read more

Guillermo B.
40/hour

Near Santa Monica, CA

Guitar teacher

I had formal education in music theory and guitar for over 5 years and have been playing for over 20 years. I love to play classic Brazilian Music, Bossa Nova and Samba, but also know a lot of Classic Rock, Punk Rock, Ska, Reggae among others. read more

40/hour
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I had formal education in music theory and guitar for over 5 years and have been playing for over 20 years. I love to play classic Brazilian Music, Bossa Nova and Samba, but also know a lot of Classic Rock, Punk Rock, Ska, Reggae among others. read more

Evren T.
60/hour

Near Santa Monica, CA

Guitar, Ukulele, Piano, Music Theory, Pro Tools, Sibelius Teacher.

I am a Guitar instructor. I have been teaching Guitar & Bass Guitar at primary music schools and summer camps as well as teaching privately in Los Angeles for over a decade by now. I love teaching Acoustic Guitar, Nylon String, Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar and Fretless Bass... read more

60/hour
5.0 (327)
493 hours tutoring Guitar out of 1,312 hours
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I am a Guitar instructor. I have been teaching Guitar & Bass Guitar at primary music schools and summer camps as well as teaching privately in Los Angeles for over a decade by now. I love teaching Acoustic Guitar, Nylon String, Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar and Fretless Bass... read more

Juana F.
45/hour

Near Santa Monica, CA

Songwriter and guitar player for over 15 years

I started playing guitar as a teenager and have been playing for over 15 years. I am self taught and I've extended my knowledge and technique with many teachers and courses through the years. I'm a professional singer and songwriter, guitarist, producer, and recording artist. I've toured extensively... read more

45/hour
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I started playing guitar as a teenager and have been playing for over 15 years. I am self taught and I've extended my knowledge and technique with many teachers and courses through the years. I'm a professional singer and songwriter, guitarist, producer, and recording artist. I've toured extensively... read more

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