Guitar Lessons Oakland, CA

Guitar Lessons in
Oakland, CA

  • In Home
  • In Studio
  • Online
A+ Rating from BBB
Musika has been offering Oakland Guitar Lessons since 2001. Our guitar teachers create customized lesson plans for each student, and help you bring music alive one note at a time! Have Questions? Call Us Today at 510-240-5040
 
 

How to Get Started

Contact Us

Contact Us

We will answer all your questions about music lessons

......
Tell Us Your Needs

Tell Us Your Needs

Complete a teacher request form to get started

......
Get Matched

Get Matched

Take your risk-free trial lesson with your teacher

 

Featured Oakland Guitar Teachers

Featured Teachers

Randall P

Instruments:

I am a very patient, knowledgeable and experienced music instructor who loves working with students of all ages. I graduated from Sonoma State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in music education and a lifetime California state teaching credential. I also graduated from the Naval School of Music with top honors and I served in the Marine Corps as a bandsman playing the French Horn. I have taught music in many public, private and charter schools in California for over 30 years. I also taught music in primary schools in Edinburgh, Scotland for five years. I am currently teaching music at Cinnabar Charter School in Petaluma. I am also an accomplished pianist and songwriter having won awards for song writing in the children's music category.

Featured Teachers

Michael L

Instruments:

I have played and taught a wide range of styles throughout my life.  I graduated from the University of Washington in 2010, majoring in Guitar performance.  I have had the opportunity to play in rock bands, jazz ensembles and as a solo performer.  I am currently getting my music ed credential at SJSU.  I still play frequently in town with my jazz ensemble.

Featured Teachers

Roberrto B

Instruments:

Music has always been my passion and the guitar has been part of my life since I was a child. When I got my Bachelor in Guitar Performance, I realized that Music was my way. In fact, I moved to Belgium where I graduated from the Royal Conservatory of Brussels and, since I believe that learning is an endless process, I decided to come to the San Francisco Conservatory of Music where I'm currently pursuing a post-graduate degree, in Guitar Performance as well. Despite my Classical Music background, I have a significant experience in playing different styles on electric guitar including Pop, Rock, Funk, Blues.

Featured Teachers

Jacob P

Instruments:

I'm a multi-instrumentalist, improvisor, composer and educator who takes great joy in teaching and sharing music with people of all ages. I've been deeply fortunate to have studied closely with multiple master musicians of various traditions. Perhaps the teacher who has had the deepest impact on my teaching methods is W.A. Mathieu, former arranger and bandmember of the Duke Ellington and Stan Kenton orchestras. I studied with Mathieu for three years. I've performed up and down the west coast and am an active player in the Bay Area music scene. 

Featured Teachers

Jacob M

Instruments:

I was born and raised in Oakland. I have been playing guitar for over 15 years and congas for over 10 years. I went to Berkeley High School where I played guitar in the BHS Jazz Ensemble. I then attended the New School in New York City, majoring in jazz guitar studies. I have studied guitar with Steve Erquiaga, Dave Creamer and Jack Wilkins, and congas with Josh Jones, Sandy Perez and other Cuban percussionists. I have also studied voice with Jane Sharp and piano with Ellen Wasserman. I as the guitarist for the Cal State East Bay Jazz Ensemble and was also a member of the CSUEB Percussion Ensemble. Jacob graduated from Cal State Monterey Bay with a B.A. in music recording technology and from Cal State East Bay with a M.A. in music composition. Over the years I have performed with musicians such as Josh Jones, Michael Aaberg, Dayna Stephens, Ambrose Akinmusere, Jonathan Finlayson, Geoff Brennan, and Ray Brown. Mr. Kessel has performed at the Montreux, Umbria, and Vienne Jazz Festivals. I currently play guitar, congas and sing in a variety of performance settings around the Bay Area. I am also a music producer and songwriter, as well as a designer. In my spare time I enjoy playing with my dogs and exploring new restaurants and music venues. I also like studying computer programming.      

Musika Quick Stats

13 Years

Since We Started

21,916+

Happy Customers

652

Cities with Students

1,030

Teachers in Network

Why You Should Choose Musika

Risk-Free Trial Lesson

Once you’ve met with your teacher for your risk free trial lesson, continuing with Musika is easy! If you are satisfied with your lesson, all you have to do is register with us to continue! The trial will count as your first lesson if you continue, however, with our Great Match Guarantee™ if for any reason you decide not to continue then the trial is FREE. Go ahead give it a try, you really have nothing to lose.

Risk-Free Trial

Don't just take our word for it. We hold the highest possible A+ rating from the nations foremost online reliability source: The BBB. We are proud of this rating and value the message it carries. The BBB has affirmed Musika as a reliable, trustworthy, safe business to work with, and we have the customer feedback to support this. We are continually working to make sure that Musika is a business you can trust.

A+ Rating from BBB

Safety

Background checks available on instructors. Instructor can opt to have a background check on file. You can request to only be connected with teachers that have a check. The choice is yours.

Safe & Secure
 

More Information About Guitar Lessons

 

You are in Good Company

Trusted since 2001 by world famous musicians & producers to teach their kids. Some clients included members of Metallica, the Fugees, Lauren Hill band, Poison, Def Jam Records, and Arista Records.

the Fugees

Ready for a Trial Lesson? Have Questions? Call 510-240-5040