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Read about our amazing guitar teachers!  Hand-picked pros, who love to teach.  We have specialists in virtually every style of guitar and teachers that are wonderful with beginners of all ages.  We’ve got you advanced students covered too! So, whether you are looking to strum and sing, or tackle the most challenging virtuoso material, you’ve come to the right place!  We offer in-home, studio and online guitar lessons. If you are brand-new to guitar, and have questions about getting an instrument, please take a peek at our getting started with guitar FAQ, which has helpful recommendations re. right-handed vs. left-handed guitars, acoustic vs. electric instruments, picks, tuners, and more!

Seth

Seth earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Composition from the prestigious Lamont School of Music. He later received advanced training in Audio Engineering at Musicians Institute. Seth is a skilled instrumentalist and has expertise in assisting at multiple levels of music production, including writing and arranging as a composer, singing harmonies, playing piano and horn parts, producing, mixing, and engineering. He has had the honor of working with Grammy winning…

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Lucas

Lucas is a film composer, music producer, songwriter, and teacher with one studio feature film recently scored under his belt and an eclectic catalog of music distributed internationally. He was raised up and down the west coast of the United States from its southern to northern tips, including 3rd grade through 7th grade in Mexico. Piano lessons at a young age lead to rock bands, flamenco guitar, and theatre in High School,…

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Sophie

Starting lessons as soon as she could talk, Sophie has always had a passion for music. After growing up in Denver and graduating at the top of her class with an International Baccalaureate diploma, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue further musical endeavors. She is a classically trained piano player and is fluent in both guitar and voice with a deep understanding of music theory. Sophie is up and coming in…

Chris

Chris was born and raised in Austin, Texas where he started learning piano at the age of 5, harp at the age of 7, and drums at the age of 12. He has since also picked up the accordion, bass, guitar, and harmonica. From the ages of 15 to 26 Chris performed and toured with several different bands, including opening for Pat Benatar. He continued touring and performing up until moving to…

Kerry

Kerry has been playing music as far back as he can remember, sitting beside his singer/pianist mother in Upstate NY, learning the basics of melody, harmony, rhythm, theory, and song structure. He then began his instrumental journey in school, studying cello, trombone, and baritone horn. At 10 years old, he began privately studying electric bass, followed a year later by electric guitar, which became the love of his life. After years of…

Scotty

Scotty Bramer is a guitarist, composer, musical artist, and educator from Los Angeles, California. Since graduating from USC’s Thornton School of Music in 2011, he has performed and toured with numerous musicians and artists in SoCal and around the country. Scotty has also played for countless weddings and special events as a solo guitarist, leader, and sideman. He has led his own trio for 11+ years, and has recently been performing and…

Joe

Joe Berry is a multi-instrumentalist and a member of the wildly successful French electronic music project known as M83. When Joe is not touring the world, his work is a compelling coalescence of creative titles including composer, producer, educator, accompanist and puppeteer. In other words, Joe is adventurous — just like his music. Joe holds a Bachelors of Music in Jazz Studies with emphasis in both Saxophone Performance and Composition and earned…

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Sebastien

One rainy Sunday afternoon in central Massachusetts, a restless 9-year-old Sebastien dug through his closet to find an old classical guitar, and a lifelong obsession began.  Sebastien spent his collegiate years as a Presidential Scholar at the University of Southern California’s prestigious Studio/Jazz Guitar Program studying jazz and classical guitar performance, theory, composition and songwriting while playing everything from jazz, bossa nova, rock, R&B, flamenco, fusion and funk, to blues, slide guitar…

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Ryan

A dazzling guitarist and multi-instrumentalist, Ryan is terrific with rock, pop, jazz, blues, classical, folk and more.  Fortunately, since Ryan is such a nice, laid-back person, you’ll find his talent inspiring, rather than intimidating.  Ryan’s instrumental specialities include guitar, ukulele and bass. Ryan’s other love is recording.  He’s a Pro Tools, Logic and Sibelius expert, and an all-around recording guru, so if you don’t see him holding a guitar, he’s behind a mixing…

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Adam

A multi-instrumentalist, Adam teaches banjo, guitar and dobro.  He is a dazzling player, with an organized, but easy-going teaching style, who really enjoys demystifying music for his students.  Adam is equally adept with country, rock, jazz and bluegrass. Adam earned degrees in music from both the University of Virginia, and Hollywood’s Musician’s Institute, and was a national merit scholar — no kidding! Adam currently performs and records with Billy Ray Cyrus – recently…

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George

George is a terrific guitarist, composer, and music software guru, whose musical story spans several continents. He grew up on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, and then spent 7 years in London, studying at both King’s College and London Centre of Contemporary Music. George cut his teeth as a session musician on London’s stages, recording studios and musical theater pits, before moving to Spain, to pursue his interest in composition. George earned…

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Chresten

Chresten is one of those rare guys, like Prince or Paul McCartney, that can play anything – drums, guitar, piano.  He’s also a songwriter, and fluent with music software (Ableton, Logic and Pro Tools). Not fair eh? A graduate of Iowa State, Chresten has 20+ years of music experience. He takes a personal approach with each student. As Chresten says, “every student is unique and everyone’s journey in music is different!” You’ll…