Guitar Lessons – Dana Point

Guitar Lessons taught by a professional guitar teacher with 20+ years experience

Guitar lessons in Dana Point are sought after by many students looking for a professional teacher who gives quality instruction. Whether you are a beginner looking to start from scratch or have been playing a while and are stuck in a rut, Hamrock Music can help you achieve your goals. Instructor Mark Hamrock has been teaching students at all levels become accomplished guitarists for over 20 years. Many have gone on to join bands and play professionally or become guitar teachers themselves.

Because Mark studied with guitar great Rusty Anderson (guitarist for Paul McCartney, Elton John, Willy Nelson, Santana), he knows how to guide students through the thickets. He also studied classical guitarist with David Tannenbaum and Scott Tennant, and jazz theory with Alan Rowe (Stan Kenton Orchestra). Mark toured and performed with guitar legends including Larry Carlton, Tim Reynolds (Dave Matthews Band), and Dave Mason of Traffic.

Hamrock Music is located conveniently off the 405 & 5 freeway interchange north of Dana Point. If you are looking for a method that has been honed from years of experience to improve your playing in a timely manner, look no further!

Lessons are also offered online (Skype and Zoom). Many students have been preferring this method as they can easily record the lessons and a running chat dialogue is kept with materials and assignments.

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Music Events and Venues in Dana Point

  • Dana Point is home to two world class music festivals hosted at Doheny Beach State Park. The annual Doheny Blues Festival has had some of the biggest names in blues including Joe Walsh, Robin Trower, Buddy Guy, Kenny Wayne Sheperd, Joe Bonamassa, B.B. King, Robert Cray, Sonny Landreth, and many more performing under the sun and stars on Doheny beach. The Ohana Festival, put on by Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder, has hosted major musical artists including the Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Strokes, Jack Johnson, Kings of Leon, and more.

  • If you’re looking for smaller live music venues check out Stillwater Spirits and Sounds  and Hennessey’s Tavern, all three are great places to see up and coming talent and meet the locals.

  • Acoustic For a Change is a non-profit organization based in Dana Point that provides instruments to underprivileged children and organizations that work with them. Founder Arturo Escharte is a former student of Hamrock Music Instruction.

Orange County Guitar Lessons

Guitar Lessons – Dana Point

Mark Hamrock has been Orange County’s premier bass & guitar teacher for over 20 years, teaching students how to excel in every genre including rock, blues, classical, metal, funk, and country. Hamrock Music offers guitar lessons in Orange County CA, serving Aliso Viejo, Costa Mesa, Dana Point, Irvine, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Lake Forest, Laguna Woods, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, Rancho Santa Margarita (RSM), San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Ana, Tustin, and other surrounding areas.