Guitar Lessons – Orange County
With over 30 years of playing experience and 20 years of teaching guitar lessons in Orange County, Mark Hamrock has developed a method of instruction that makes learning the guitar fun and efficient. Mark has learned from and performed with some of the biggest names in the guitar world including Rusty Anderson (guitarist for Paul McCartney), Tim Reynolds (Dave Matthews Band), Larry Carlton, Dave Mason with Traffic, David Tannenbaum, Scott Tennant, and many others.
Mark will customize a lesson plan for you based on your skill level, musical styles of interest, and goals you want to achieve. Whether your goal is to play in a band and interact with other musicians, become a better songwriter, or simply learn how to play songs for self satisfaction, guitar lessons with Hamrock Music will help you achieve your goals in the shortest time possible!
You Will Learn:
Exercises to strengthen fingers and build finger dexterity, independence, speed, and efficiency. Also finger picking, sweep picking, and other advanced techniques.
Lead guitar playing and soloing using scales, modes, and arpeggios for any style. Focus on improving phrasing and adding techniques for more interest.
Interval and scale theory as well as chord construction and understanding keys. Modal studies and Major/Minor key formula, as well as analyzing songs. Advanced Jazz Harmony and Theory.
Interval, chord, and scale identification training. Learn how to “pick-up” a song on your own.
Understanding and mastering Strum patterns, finger picking rhythms, alternative rhythms, odd time signatures, funk grooves, etc.
All aspects of writing your own songs including chord progressions, riffs, melody, and lyrics.
Notation, Tablature, and Chart Reading
Become comfortable enough to sight read and learn music on your own.
Get started today! Contact Mark Hamrock at 949-230-7136 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule your first guitar lesson.
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Serving all areas of Orange County, California—including Aliso Viejo, Costa Mesa, Dana Point, Irvine, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Lake Forest, Laguna Woods, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, Rancho Santa Margerita, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Ana, Tustin, and other surrounding areas.
If you live out of the area and are not able to attend Mark’s guitar lessons in Orange County personally, online lessons are available via Skype.