Best Guitar Lessons in Irvine

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Irvine Guitar Lessons on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Analog Music Studios

Analog Music Studios is a music lesson and instruction school located in Newport Beach, California. Started by Ryan Heenan, Heenan is a Southern California native who graduated with honors from Berklee College of Music. He previously worked for Jay Maas at Getaway Recording Studio and then taught music in Early Education before returning to California and starting Analog Music Studios. Analog Music Studios offers lessons for guitar, ukulele, bass, and voice for multiple skill levels and styles. Analog Music Studios gives lessons on a membership with monthly payments or a single weekly payment level. There are no contractual obligations for either choice, but monthly payments receive a discounted rate.

Newport Beach, CA 92660


Mark J. Smith

Mark J. Smith is a professional musician based in the Orange County region of Southern California. Smith has over thirty years experience as a professional musician and has been teaching for two decades. He previously studied at UCLA, the Musicians Institute Hollywood, and with musicians Joe Pass, Ron Escheté, and Eric Henderson. However, he continues his studies at USC, UCLA, and Berklee School Of Music. Smith offers lessons for guitar, ukulele, banjo, bass, and mandolin for any age and any skill level. Additionally, lessons can be tailored depending on interest and intensity. These lessons are private one-on-one sessions and range from half an hour to an hour.

Mission Viejo, CA 92692


Sandro Razciel

Sandro Razciel is a musician who provides lessons in Orange County. As a multi-instrumentalist, Razciel is proficient in guitar, bass, and ukulele with a formal education from the Fullerton Junior College and Cal State Fullerton. He has over 12 years of experience and has studied under top sessions musicians Mitch Holder, Joe Jewell, Mike Scott, John Caterino, and Joseph Morton. Razciel has been teaching for nearly ten years and has experience in theory, improvisation, rhythm, proper technique, and ear training. In addition, he is proficient in the styles of R&B, pop, funk, jazz, blues, classical, and rock. Lessons can be customized depending on a client’s needs and preferences and can take place at Razciel’s or the client’s home. Additionally, lessons can even be done online over Skype for clients out of the area.

Fullerton, CA 92831


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