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Teresa L.

19 Reviews
Ingleside, IL
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, English
  • Bachelors's Degree in Music Education from College of Dupage Associate in Arts and Northern IL University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Teresa L.

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Piano is the general instruction of the instrument. I have taught lessons for over 23 years where I have been traveling to the homes.
The students learn not only the general concepts but they also learn Theory which is the understanding of what lies underneath the music itself.
I have an easy going personality with the students learning how to play the piano, but I also want the students to work to their full potential.
The students learn not only the basics of the piano itself, but they also play fun songs, such as popular songs that they know.

About Teresa

I am a graduate of Northern IL University with a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education. I have 22 years of teaching experience where I have traveled to the homes. Students enjoy my passion that I have with the instrument. I started teaching in 1991 and have been teaching several students since

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Emilia
We are very happy with out piano teacher. My 7-year old, my husband and myself have been taking lessons with her for several weeks now. Thank you Terri!
Sulochana
Awesome teacher! Thanks to Teresa , my son plays confidently. He has improved his music reading and progressed so much, Teresa is the best.
Ivonne
Terry is an amazing and patient instructor. Every week she works with me to improve my technique, and learn the love for music. To learn to read music and more. Thank you Terry for your patience this is a great experience for me, being 33 hasn’t stopped me from learning the piano and Terry is very patient with me.

Scott D.

1 Review
Round Lake, IL
Starting at $29
  • Associate of Arts, Bachelors of Music from William rainey Harper college, Northern Illinois
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Scott D.

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I have been teaching bass guitar for many many years.

About Scott

Scott D. was born in Arlington Heights, Illinois in 1967. He expressed a keen interest in music at an early age, and subsequently, began his studies with the clarinet, and percussion while performing in the school band. A short time after that, he decided guitar was going to be his instrument of

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Couldnt ask for more

It's easy to say that Scott knows what he's talking about, he has plenty of experience and does a great job breaking things down to a simpler form. I've enjoyed my first month's classes and look forward to gaining a repertoire with him.
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Matthew N.

30 Reviews
Naperville, IL
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Percussion Performance from University of Iowa
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Matthew N.

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Matthew has studied guitar for over 15 years. He has played professionally in the Chicago area for over ten years.

About Matthew

Matthew N. has been an educator and performer in the Chicago area and suburbs for over 15 years. Currently holding a studio of nearly 50 students he has become one of the area's many successful private instructors. Teaching piano, drums, and guitar Matthew can accommodate any student's needs and mu

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Veronnica P.
Practical, efficient, patient, supportive. Matthew is able to assess quickly and keep things progressing forward while still highlighting fundamentals. Great for adults. Gentle for those on the lower end of confidence with an instrument.
Kevin C.
Matt taught me for a 3 month period and helped me drastically with learning how to improvise guitar solos. I can't thank Matt enough for his help in helping me with a rather unorthodox time to start getting lessons. Each week he told me to bring 3 songs with a guitar solo I would like to learn in different genres and each week we broke down the solos for me to practice and gather their techniques. Thank you so much Matt!
Tejas A.
My 9 year old son had his first session yesterday, and he loved it. Matthew is great, responsive and especially patient! My son is looking forward to having more sessions!

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Grace M.

52 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Grace M.

52 Reviews
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With 10 years of teaching experience, I specialize in working with students of all ages and abilities. Lessons incorporate music theory, technique, and lyrical expression. I look forward to helping you reach your goals!

I hold a Master's Degree in Oboe Performance from the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at California State University, Long Beach. During my studies I studied with Carolyn Hove and Humbert Lucarelli.

About Grace

Grace has extensive experience teaching private and group lessons, including lessons in Piano, English Horn and reed making. Her students have gone on to win scholarships and place in honor orchestras. Currently, her students hold the top spots in nTyme's (North Torrance Youth Musicians Ensemble) C

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Karen S.
Great online lesson! I haven't played the oboe in 20 years. Prior to my first lesson with Grace, she provided contact info for a reputable oboe dealer as well as a source of reeds - so I would be ready to get started. During my first lesson, I played a few different oboes I had on trial from the oboe dealer. I played, and we discussed the pros and cons of each. Grace also suggested ways to improve my embouchure, as well as relaxation techniques for holding my instrument - to avoid fatigue. I was pleasantly surprised at how much ground we covered during the first lesson!
Randy
I have made amazing progress in just a week thanks to Grace getting right to the heart of the matter, even to the point of helping me with an online repair.
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Daniel B.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Bachelors Degree in Violin Performance from University of Nebraska-Lincoln
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Daniel B.

3 Reviews
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I am a graduate student of violin performance at Sacramento State University, welcoming all ages and ability levels for violin lessons. Lessons will be designed to help you reach your personal goals and take your playing to the next level. Whether you're looking to build a strong musical foundation, improve your technique, learn to sight-read, or just learn some tunes, I look forward to working with you!

About Daniel

I am a graduate student of Violin Performance at Sacramento State University and have been teaching in the Sacramento area for a year. I enjoy serving as concertmaster for the University's Symphony Orchestra and participating in chamber music. I began learning the violin at age 7 through the Suz

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Melissa
Pays attention to detail, clear teaching and instructions, and finds alternative solutions and/or explanations to reinforce learning.
Dillon
Very clear explanations, and I left the first lesson with good goals and a handful of things to practice. Having the lesson online worked out very well and didn't take away from the experience or efficient use of time at all.
Levi C.
I am an adult beginner in my 30's and was a little nervous about starting my lessons. However, I have to say, great lesson! He really took the time to listen to what I wanted to work on and make recommendations. Then he was able to quickly spot areas for improvement and give corrections that were very relatable and easy to understand. I can't wait to keep working with Daniel.
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Jimmy N.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Vietnamese, English
  • Bachelor of the Arts in Music Performance from Cal Poly Pomona
  • Awarded Guitar Ensemble Scholarship from Cal Poly Pomona
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Jimmy N.

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I teach many different styles of ukulele playing! From simultaneously singing and playing, to full instrumental arrangements. Also with the incorporation of different genres into our curriculum, lessons will feel very diverse and inclusive to fit each student's needs.

About Jimmy

I am a professional soloist performer and a music teacher. I graduated from Cal Poly Pomona with a Bachelors in Music Performance in classical guitar. I have studied classical guitar since I was 14 years old. While in college, I also studied jazz guitar and arranging. I was a part of both classi

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Bryan
Really enjoy the lessons as I am always learning new concepts, but would like to see us maybe continue practicing the same song for a longer period of time as new songs get introduced almost every other lesson. Overall, I have a great experience every weekend and look forward to each session!

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Took Christian Gospel lessons from Christine G.
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"Glenis is such a great Teacher. She has good technique and knowledge of her craft. She knows exactly how to pinpoint what you need to focus on and how to help you get there. She’s a true Musician. I can’t wait to see how my voice will improve with her help. She’s very talented."
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Took Singing lessons from Glynis D.
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"James is very easy to follow..Very relaxed. He is clearly comfortable with his instrument so I feel in good hands..I look forward to working with him to hone my piano playing!"
Steve
Took Piano lessons from James P.
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"I enjoyed it look forward to the next lesson"
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Took Piano lessons from Adam R.
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"I grew up playing rock and pop music, but I wanted to learn how to play jazz as well. I used to think jazz solos were impossible to play, but Garrett's really good at breaking down difficult ideas and making them seem simple. He's a great instructor and I highly recommend him!"
Zeng
Took Drum lessons from Garrett S.
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"I finally feel motivated to practice the guitar! I've taken lessons from different teachers over the years and I would always take a break because life would get in the way. But, the "music bug" would come back to bite me and I'd pick up the guitar again, which is how I ended up taking lessons from Mr. Sal since August 2016. Ever since I can remember, I have always wanted to learn to play the guitar and I finally after 8 years have found the right teacher to keep me on track. Thank you for always believing in me and helping me stay motivated. I would recommend anyone at any age to take guitar lessons with Mr. Sal!"
Jenny
Took Guitar lessons from Salvador B.
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"With zero note reading/playing experience, I find Lana to be a perfect match as my instructor. Starts simple w basics and works up from there. She's truly wonderful."
Christopher
Took Piano lessons from Lana G.
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"Ms. Taylor was so helpful with my girls. She has great knowledge of her instruments."
Vanessa
Took Piano lessons from Susan T.
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"Working with Jenny has been a great experience.

She has a wealth of knowledge in music. She was raised around music so it comes as second nature to her. Her experience definitely shows from theory to technique, structure to general perspective.

Jen's wide-ranging experience allows her to accommodate different learning styles. Even when I was unsure of which methods were most suitable for me, she was able to determine an appropriate approach. Each lesson is tailored around your preference while still maintaining steady progress towards your goals.

She's flexible, patient, communicative, and fun to work with. Her versatility has made learning piano so much easier and more exciting for me than before. I'm always looking forward to each session. I've also been able to learn about other aspects of music, as she isn't limited to piano; she's knowledgeable of other instruments and teaches dance as well.

One of my favorite things about Jen is that, even though she's easy to work with, she ensures that I've truly grasped one concept before moving to the next. It's also always great to see her play (:

Highly recommended"
AC
Took Piano lessons from Jenny J.
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