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Jonathan B.

35 Reviews
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  • Speaks German
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Jonathan B.

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The ukulele is the #1 instrument I recommend for beginners, though I also use it on professional recordings. It's a versatile instrument that provided an excellent gateway to connecting with other musicians.

When I teach ukuklele, I of course focus on the fundamentals of technique that make it easy to play well, but I also work from the goals of the students and help them develop a plan to connect to to other people or an experience.

About Jonathan

I studied music therapy and music theory at Temple University from '06-'10. Learned a lot. Then again, I learned even more teaching at a school for kids with learning disabilities and working as a traveling street performer. Once you see the world and work with some unexpected challenges, you learn

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Ramon L.
great human beign.
Jim M.
The first class was very good. We covered a good amount of ground. There's only so much an instructor can do during a first class as the teacher and student get to know each other, however, so I'm looking forward to future classes to get deeper into the lessons
Ramon L.
very patient.
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Ian M.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
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Ian M.

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Singing lessons that bring out the best in your voice! I am happy teaching a wide reange of genres related to singing (Though my speciality as a performer is in classical music). I believe that a strong foundation in musicality and vocal health can benefit anyone, and from that I can you move towards that specific style and aesthetic they are after, while emphasizing the strengths of uour natural voice. For younger students, the focus is more on instilling a joy of music as a whole and promoting musical literacy and ear skills. I believe that even if a someone does not pursue music long term, musical exposure can benefit focus, creativity, and confidence, as well as provide a healthy dose of fun.

I hold a Master's of Music in Voice from the University of Minnesota with a strong emphasis in vocal pedgagoy and phisiology. I look forward to working with you or your child and helping guide the voice to its maximum potential

About Ian

I have been teaching private lessons for several years and am currently available to teach lessons at your home, and online! I've been singing since elementry school but teaching is an equal passion, and I'm thrilled to offer my expertiese to any level of asipiring singer. I received my Bachelor

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Erika
I was told when I was 6 that I couldn't sing. Since then I was afraid to open my mouth and If I would try my throat would close up. I had one 30 minute lesson with Ian Magill and I was stunned with the sound he got me to produce. I found my voice thanks to him.
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Brian C.

33 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Bachelor of Music from New York University
  • Teaching since 1995
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Brian C.

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Electric bass lessons cover Pick & Finger style bass. Different styles and feels are worked on with a drum machine during lessons. Student picks
The songs they would like play.

About Brian

I graduated Cum Laude from New York University, where I received a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Guitar Performance. I have performed all styles of music on club dates, college shows, concerts, and recording dates. I have also released a full length commercial recording of my original pop/rock music

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Jason K.
After a few months of solid advice, work, and practice, Brian has me achieving my goals. He really knows his stuff!
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Fanta S.
he was very helpful with technique and how i should pick out songs that fit in with my voice. i can't wait for our next lesson!
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Vanessa G.

86 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Musical Theater Performance from Columbia College Chicago
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Vanessa G.

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Beginner- Exploring the vast canon of musical theater to find your personal niche, beginning singing technique appropriate to show tunes, and learning how to let go of self-consciousness so it's fun to sing in front of others!

Intermediate- Building your repertoire and audition options, adding skills to your technique, learning how to appropriately act the song.

Advanced- Refining skills and technique, focus on performance.

About Vanessa

Bachelor's in musical theater performance from Columbia College Chicago. Audition prep (acting/singing) and vocal technique for clients since 2007. Master's in music therapy from NYU 2019. MT-BC, certified music therapist. Voice lessons: My critique during your lesson is always honest, so yo

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Daniel Avina
Vanessa was a fantastic teacher and our daughter had a wonderful time learning with her. She was extremely patient and gave her some great exercises to do each week.
Jacob H.
Vanessa is very informative and very nice. She is always ok with answering questions. Highly recommend her.
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David C.

29 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Bachelors of Music from Cornish College of the Arts
  • Teaching since 1989
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David C.

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As a performer in a blues band, and producer of blues albums I find there's a special place in my heart for the blues.

Acoustic, electric, flat picking, finger picking, or slide guitar. Mississippi Delta blues, Texas blues, English blues, Southern blues, Chicago blues, and more.

Whether you want to be a weekend warrior who plays around the campfire, or someone who wants to study at a professional or advanced level, we can make that happen!!!! My unique approach to teaching guitar will have you playing guitar on the first day. No joke.

About David

Hello! My name is David, and I am a music teacher of many different subjects. These include guitar, piano, bass, ukulele, recording, music theory, production, composition and film music composition. All styles, and all ages. Classical, Rock, Alternative, Slide Guitar, Blues, Jazz, and more!

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Albert Cerrato
Well I’m 76 years old and took guitar lessons and piano lessons years ago and kind of faded away but Always a music lover. And now I need a guitar which they said they would tell me where to buy one I’m looking forward to this very professional operation. I am impressed.
Jennifer & Sarah G.
I actually feel I got somewhere on the first lesson. He starts by teaching a song. Love it.
Jordan Waits
Awesome lesson very knowledgeable and fun to be around
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Aaron S.

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  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Aaron S.

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Saxophone is one of the easiest instruments to pick up, but one of the most difficult to refine. I specialize in getting you from that horrible honking noise that makes your family run in terror to a sweet singing melodic tone that has the subtlety of a fine oboe but with the power of a military trumpet.

Saxophone performance isn't interchangeable with clarinet or any other instrument so I'll introduce you to all the things that make saxophone unique: how to form the mouth around the mouthpiece, anchor tonguing for better control, and the different fingerings that make the saxophone one of the most versatile instruments in the world.

About Aaron

I was raised in one of those freaky music families. Dad was a composer/arranger/clarinetist and Mom was an expert flutist. There was a saxophone lying around the house unused so I decided that I would play that. I took the approach many of you are on right now: learning the basics in middle schoo

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"I absolutely love Kelly's teaching style. She explains things clearly and allows me to do all the steps myself, while overseeing and giving me tips. She also lets me choose my projects so I'm motivated to work on each project. She is also very accommodating with my schedule and kiddos who are sometimes in the vicinity."
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Took Sewing lessons from Kelly N.
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"Siddharth was very patient and helped my two kids 8 & 10 a great deal with their chess. Very professional and a great teacher!"
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Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"I have had an excellent experience with Siddharth Gillaria as a chess teacher. He simplifies complicated scenarios with ease and is a vast font of chess knowledge. I look forward to learning more and taking additional classes with him."
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"Marta and I played a few hands and discussed several points in Bridge of bidding and play of the hand. She was flexible in choosing our first topic. I found the set up somewhat confusing at first and didn't have time to jot down several points Marta suggested. All in all, it was a good experience and well worth the time and effort. I look forward to next week's lesson."
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Took Bridge lessons from Marta B.
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"What a great find for me! I loved our first lesson! Amy was so patient. I would highly, highly recommend her!

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Took Crocheting lessons from Amy N.
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"We had a great first meet! Ade was very open and honest with helping me come up with a game plain to help me reach my goals. I look forward to our meets."
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Took Sewing lessons from Adenike O.
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"We had an excellent first session with Kyle - so much so that my kids wanted the next class right away!"
Meg & Mal
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"A very helpful session!"
Michael
Took Bridge lessons from Karl K.
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"Meeting with Danial was great. He was able to assess what I was as a chess player and give me plenty of homework to work on between now and any future lesson. So far, this is exactly what I was looking for. It is someone that can lead and guide me towards being better at chess and give me the correct steps to move forward in my understanding of the game.

In just a single lesson and then 2 hours of immediate application of what he taught, I was able to raise my tactics rating over 100 points! Considering that was the benefit of a single lesson, I cannot imagine how much better I can be after I am able to practice more on what we discussed and as I continue on my chess journey.

Highly recommend his style of teaching and think he would make a fantastic teacher for anyone ages 5 to 85. Definitely a kind, patient, and knowledgeable teacher.

Looking forward to my next lessons!"
Jonathan
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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