Featured Guitar Teachers Near San Francisco , CA

Hristo V

Hristo V

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I'm very easy going and very understanding. I have a true passion for teaching and helping others and patience is one of my virtues. I have a real undesrstanding as to how much different we can be from one another in our learning abilities, and it is my main goal to tailor each lesson to the specific student and individual at hand. I do my best to get into the position (point of view) of each one of my students and take into consideration every single aspect of their personality when I'm teaching them.

Nicolo L

Nicolo L

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My biggest satisfaction when I teach is seeing my students getting better and maintaining their interest, passion, and desire. Once in a while I like to push them or tell them to push themselves, find new challenges, and dare a little more. New challenges bring new goals, and new goals make them keep their eagerness to learn. Since my key point is "be open-minded", I always try to make their interest and needs parallel with my instructions.

Atemu A

Atemu A

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I have for the past twenty-two years been working as a Music Educator, Administrator, Jazz composer and performer. The last eleven of those years have been in the San Francisco Bay area at Oakland School for the Arts, teaching and leading large jazz ensembles, orchestra, small groups and music theory classes for grades 6-12. As Chairman of the Instrumental Music Department, I was responsible for teaching and developing music curricula, developing new programs, recruiting and auditioning new students, presenting and speaking with incoming parent groups, writing and developing the school A-G requirements, and meeting with community schools and faculty to create meaningful collaborations.

Jeff W

Jeff W

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I began taking trumpet lessons when I was 11 years old, and I've studied with many teachers. I've been exposed to all of the method books, literature, and repertoire that's out there. I have also studied jazz theory and improvisation extensively. The main thing I teach beginning students is understanding how the instrument works, reading music, proper breathing, and embouchure mechanics. I utilize a number of beginning method books, easy etudes, Stamp exercises, Arban's method, and Clarke technical studies. For more advanced students, I have lots of material to work from depending on the student's needs and goals.

Leo N

Leo N

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I have been paying guitar for over 15 years. My love of improvisation brought me to the California Jazz Conservatory where I have been studying since 2012. In fall 2016 I will graduate with a B.M. in Jazz Studies, focusing on guitar. I play in a local rock/funk band, The Electic Soul Factory, and I am a founder a of The Moldy Fig Improvised Music Collective, for which I compose and arrange the material. 

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