Guitar Lessons – Newport Beach

Improve quickly & efficiently with a method honed over years to get maximum results

A lot of guitarists looking for guitar lessons in Newport Beach choose Hamrock Music because it has been Orange County’s premiere place for guitar lessons for over 20 years. Since every guitarist, at some point, hits a plateau in their playing, guitar lessons from an experienced professional guitar teacher is the best way to progress. Instructor Mark Hamrock has helped well over a thousand students at all levels transcend their abilities to excel as guitarists. Not surprisingly, a lot of Hamrock Music alumni have gone on to join bands and play professionally or become guitar teachers themselves. 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!

Mark studied rock & blues with guitar great Rusty Anderson (guitarist for Paul McCartney, Elton John, Willy Nelson, Santana). He also studied classical guitar 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 in Laguna Hills. 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 Newport Beach

  • The yearly Newport Beach Film Festival is nationally renowned and a favorite place to check out indie films. One of the short films “The Model” that Mark Hamrock composed all the music for was featured in the 2017 festival.

  • The Blue Beet and Muldoon’s Irish Pub are two places to check out live local bands and mingle with the natives.

  • Notable musicians that hail from or have resided in Newport Beach include jazz guitarist Howard Alden, surf guitar legend Dick Dale, Social Distortion, Adolescents guitarist Rikk Agnew, and the band Sugar Ray.

Guitar Lessons – Newport Beach

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.