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Josh offers private lessons for all levels and genres of guitar, as well as for beginning electric bass, ukulele, piano and voice. Students can expect to gain an understanding of how to recognize and perform a variety of rhythms, melodies and harmonies from across musical worlds. Lesson can be catered towards a student's specific area of interest. ​ Josh also holds a BA in Music Performance from San Francisco State University studying with Bay Area luminaries such as Dr. John Calloway, Hafez Modirzadeh and guitarist Jim Witzel. He has also studied with W.A. Matthieu, whose works 'The Harmonic Experience' and 'The Listening Book' are profound influences. ​ Lessons are offered in person or virtually. Josh teaches in a patient and informed manner and prioritizes also presenting the places and peoples a form of music originates from. Please reach out using using the form below! ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​

Current Rates and Pricing

Lesson frequency is at discretion of students. Please kindly inquire for available or preferred  lesson times, as it can fluctuate. In- person lessons currently available in North Bay/Vallejo area. For other locations within manageable Bay Area radius, a travel fee of $25-30 will be applied. 


For online lessons, link will be sent before 1st scheduled meeting.

Payment must be made prior to lesson. Cash/check, Venmo, PayPal, Apple Pay accepted.

  • Community Rate/Sliding Scale     $35-40/half hour

       (limited slots available)

  • 1 on 1 Private Instruction              $45/half hour
  • Group Lessons            $90-125 / one hour minimum

                                                         (depending on group size)

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