Gary Paolinelli
Performer & Educator
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Welcome to my lessons page and the home of For detailed information on private instruction, you can reach me at 916.804.2371 or

I have more than 25 years experience in teaching both children and adults from beginners to advanced.  Instruction is tailored based on your level of experience and musical goals.  Lessons typically run 30 minutes or 60 minutes depending on your needs. 

Instruction is available in a number of areas:

  • All guitar styles including Jazz, Classical, Blues, Pop/Rock and more
  • Improvisation - Theory and Practice
  • Music Theory and Ear Training
  • Sight Reading
  • Technical Development

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