Schools

Some local schools that teach guitar.

Name
City
Style
Instructors
Website
Almaden School of Music, Art and Dance
San Jose
Classical / Spanish / Jazz / Popular
Denis Ryman / Petr Kulvets / Vakhatang Gatsheshiadze
California Conservatory of Music
Santa Clara
Classical Suzuki
Robert Miller / Christopher Mallett
Community School of Music and Arts
Mountain View
all styles / Suzuki
James Witzel / Scott Topel / Adam Roszkiewicz / Dan Nieckarz / Rob Malkin
Flashback Guitars
Oakland
Folk / Blues
Mark Hanley / Tom Carnes
Gorin School of Music
Mountain View
Classical
Arthur Michelson
Guitar Heaven
Pleasant Hill
all styles
Frank Benna
Halo Custom Guitars
Cupertino
Classical / Jazz / Mixed
Mason Razavi
Joplin & Sweeny Music
Los Gatos
all styles / bass
Neil Hogan / Ben Zussman / Stef Beddeson / Tim Breen / Sonia Shell / Brad Lee
JSP Guitar Sounds
Cupertino
all styles
Scott Perry
Marc Silber Guitars
Berkeley
Folk / Rock / Blues
Marc Silber
Music Village
San Jose
all styles
Danny Yarritu / Chris Jordan / Bill Ireton / James Lewis / Jeff Mayer / Chris jordan / Jim Libbs / Howard Ditz
Northern California School of Music
Cupertino
Eric Johnson
Ryan Acosta Music
Campbell
Classical / Jazz / Mixed
Ryan Acosta
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
San Francisco
Classical - preparatory division
Scott Cmiel / Paul Binkley / Theresa Calpotura / Ross Thompson
San Jose State University
San Jose
Applied Guitar Instruction / Ensemble
Steve Lin
Santa Cruz Guitar Orchestra
Santa Cruz
Classical Ensemble
Mesut Ozgen
Showcase Music Institute
San Jose
all styles / bass
Silicon Valley Classical Guitar School
Sunnyvale
Classical Suzuki / adults and children
Scott Gossage / Rob Watson
SJG School of Music
Campbell
Classical / Jazz / Rock
Chris Shahin
The Guitarist
Santa Clara
all styles
Rich Hawthorne / Ron Jamison / Warren Latin / Tim Schwalbach / Bob England / Bill Cefalu / Roger Yang
Union Grove Music
Santa Cruz
popular
Ken Arconti / Bill Walker