Lesson Programs

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Private Lesson Membership

Learn with my proven systems and personal attention.

​1-on-1 lessons with me on guitar, piano, or flute.  Starting at $228/month.  Get a free Launch Lesson.


Group Lessons Membership

Get personal instruction along with the benefits of group play to excel quickly.

Drop-in and membership options available starting at $50.


Home Study Guitar Course

Opening Soon.

Get the same proprietary guitar course I use with my private students plus optional check-in lessons with me.

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How You'll Benefit Taking Lessons With Me:

  • We’ll work by the 80/20 Rule. Right up front you’ll learn the 20% of stuff you need to play 80% of the music out there.
  • HOW you practice is just as important as what you practice.  And you’ll learn how to use accelerated learning principles to get the maximum achievement out of your practice sessions.

  • Just like a trainer at the gym, I’ll be there to motivate you to keep working at it. And be the extra pair of eyes to catch the details you miss. (And show you how to catch them yourself.) 

  • No potholes in your knowledge!  Many teachers will show you how to play the song, but not why you’re playing what you’re playing.  That just leaves you stuck when you start the next song.  You’ll get all the important parts here.  Technique, musicality, theory, notation, improv, and more.  (And don’t let that ‘notation’ part scare you.  I’ve got a great system that makes it super duper easy!)

  • It’s all geared towards songs and music styles you want to learn.  (I might turn you on to some stuff you’ve never thought of playing too!)


And who the heck is
Phil Johnson?

My childhood music was my parents’ 50’s and 60’s rock stuff. Years of classical flute training and playing with orchestras through college. Went through my teenage metal and hard rock years. Studied jazz, blues, and funk in college. So I’ve got a wide range of musical knowledge to share with you.

I’ve been teaching music since 1994. BA in Music from San Jose State University. I’m also a nationally touring performing artist and songwriter with a ton of albums and singles released. So you’ll get both a scholastic knowledge of music AND real world, “here’s how to deal with this in the studio or on stage” type knowledge too.

I LOVE working with adults and teens.  You’re never too old to learn music!