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Claire C.

20 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachaoler's of Music from Columbia College Chicago
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Claire C.

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Music is an essential element of a child's education, whether your training to perform at a campfire or Carnegie Hall. My approach is student-driven and collaborative. I help guide my students through songs of their choice, incorporating skill-level appropriate theory and ear training techniques. This allows kids to develop an understanding of the music they're most passionate for, helping their interest and enthusiasm to grow.

About Claire

My name is Claire and I have been making a living as a touring/gigging musician for the last eight years. I studied music performance and production at Columbia College Chicago. I have played in a variety of styles, both solo and as part of a band. I currently tour with my band, The Lucky Dutch on

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Super patient and knowledgeable.
Matthew T.
Great first lesson with Claire. She listens and understands and comes up with a plan accordingly. Very highly recommend.
Richard H.
All is well on the first day of class!

Ryan M.

1 Review
Chicago, IL
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Ryan M.

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I like to craft a lesson plan that revolves around the interest of the student. If you like country but not funk, we'll focus heavy on country and not do any funk. If you want to focus on theory, we will. If you don't want to learn "hot crossed buns" we won't. Let me know the music you like and what you want to accomplish and we can go from there!

About Ryan

Hello! My name is Ryan and I play guitar/sing/write/record with local alternative rock/jam band, Lunar Ticks. I also am a guitarist with the all improvised cover band, Fate Nite. I also book shows, produce a comedy show, started a podcast, write for a local music publication, have spoken at schools

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Patrick M.
Kind, helpful, and attentive - I enjoyed getting to know Ryan very much and despite the fact that first lessons can be a challenge, I feel as though it was time well spent. I look forward to more!

Jon N.

11 Reviews
Skokie, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, French, Italian, I also started to learn German and Russian.
  • Teaching since 1970
  • Teaches Beginner
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Jon N.

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Ask Frank Delgado and Luyang Liu. They had a wonderful time with guitar lessons with me, and vice versa. Don't you just love the sound of the guitar?

About Jon

Jon N. was born and raised in Mexico City and is proudly an American citizen. He has been performing since the age of three, on several instruments, studying music since fourteen, and still takes lessons to this day. What's not to love? He is proud to teach at all levels, including many professi

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Konrad K.
Jon deeply connects with the student. He adjusts the lessons accordingly to learning needs. He finds what makes one happy and also, incorporates it in lessons to awaken even more interest. My 12 year old is very happy to be taught by Jon.
Jerilyn M.
I cannot study with Jon Novi because I cannot go to his house because I have a disability. He is a wonderful teacher. best, Jerilyn Miripol.
Jerilyn
He did not stress me. Has a relaxed attitude. Looking forward to receiving a composition book, or song book.
Glad I met him.

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Annie A.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2006
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Annie A.

8 Reviews
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I am currently only accepting students taking lessons every week. I will help you learn how to make beautiful music with your acoustic guitar! I focus on proper technique and will have you playing your first song by the end of your first lesson.

About Annie

Annie brings a unique set of experiences to every musical venture she embarks on. She is a classically trained vocalist who traveled the country and the world with the renowned Millikin University Choir during her undergraduate studies. Annie graduated with a degree in Commercial music, and spent h

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JANICE
I'm enjoying my lessons with Annie very much. My lessons are usually in home but until the stay at home restrictions are lifted the online lessons are working out much better than I had anticipated.
Dauminique H.
She’s very helpful and insightful for what I needed at the time she was not demeaning or overbearing and I thought very comfortable working with her when I return to Tennessee I will definitely consider her again
Mikala
Annie does a great job with my elementary age kids. Great approach with kids - they look forward to lessons every week.
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Ian C.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelors in music performance from Ithaca college
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Ian C.

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Guitar is one of the best instruments to write music with and accompany yourself or others. I will teach the basics of the instrument so you have a good foundation to build on. After this is established we can focus on the style you are interested in and learn songs in that style. I have been a songwriter for many years and will gladly help you to start composing your own songs on the guitar. Guitar can seem intimidating I will help you break it down to be able to play your favorite songs.

About Ian

Hello, I am a musician with over 20 years of experience touring here in the states as well as internationally. I graduated Ithaca college with a BA in music performance. I have lived, performed, and taught music in Nashville TN for the last 15 years. I love to pass on my knowledge of music with my

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Micheline
Another great lesson with Ian this week! 30 minuets go so fast that I will definitely increase to 40 minute sessions next time. Excellent teacher,
Micheline
Ian inspired me with my first lesson, he is very friendly, knowledgeable and an excellent teacher.
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Donnie E.

129 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Bachelor's in Business Administration from Liberty University Online
  • Awarded Student Favorite from Takelessons Community
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Donnie E.

129 Reviews
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With my acoustic guitar lessons we will learn everything from A to G (because there is no Z in music) about chords, theory, fingerstyle guitar, sight reading sheet music and much more! From the inspiration of Chet Atkins, Tommy Emmanuel, Trace Bundy, Adam Rafferty, and others, we will learn how to master the acoustic guitar. Please feel free to use the "Ask a question" feature! Thank you!

About Donnie

Hi! My name is Donnie and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons for several years and have loved helping my students, Kevin, Andrew, and Avery (all of whom have left 5-star reviews) reach their goals! I strive to not only give my students exercises and riffs to learn, but to

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Grant Robertson
Great short session! Donnie was able to cover a lot and keep me focused, where I tend to be chatty and a bit tangent prone. Ended the lesson feeling like I better understand scale modes and how to apply them, and with a set of exercises to work with. Thanks Donnie!!
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Average Cost of Acoustic Guitar Lessons in Barrington, IL

The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Barrington is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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"Robert is a very nice and remarkable teacher to learn guitar from. He is very patient with student with no background in music. He is very personable and continuously motivates his students to want to practise the guitar."
Seherzada Momakovic
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Robert P.
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"Regardless of your experience level Andrew can tailor the lessons perfectly to your skill level. I have been playing guitar for quite a few years and wanted to improve my skills. Andrew has helped me improve playing, interpretation, and voice to a much higher level."
Stefan
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrew P.
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"Edwin is very kind, patient and loves what he does. He took the time to understand what I wanted from the lessons and then quickly started me down the path of learning to play the guitar."
Tim
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Edwin I.
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"Greg is a great teacher and a very awesome role model for my Grandson so grateful to have found him"
Melinda
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Alejandro is a marvelous teacher of music, the guitar specifically, to my 3 grandchildren every Saturday and now for getting onto a year. They love it and are learning ever so much! He is a most talented musician, himself, and has a way of transferring all of that to the 2 boys and my granddaughter. He is reliable and punctual and a treasure to have the opportunity to have him teach the children. I studied the piano for 15 years when I was young, so know a lot of what I speak"
Elizabeth
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Alejandro L.
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"I've never taken a guitar lesson before. Learning on my own prior to meeting Chris. I learned more in the very first lesson that I did in several months of figuring things out on my own. Chris is super responsive and adapts his lessons not only for my skill level, but also adapts the lessons to the small things that interest me. He's not only great at teaching the techniques needed to play well, but he provides enough theory so it's easy to understand. I'm extremely happy with Chris and would highly recommend him if you're learning to play."
Chris
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"Andrew is an extremely talented teacher. He's very patient and he doesn't just hear my daughter, he listens. Not only to what she plays but to what she says; I think this is why she has made such tremendous progress. I was not sure how the online lessons would work but they have not skipped a beat and if anything the online sessions are more productive. If you want a talented instructor that actually cares and will take you to the next level, look no further than Andrew!"
Dan
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrew P.
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"Joe is such a patient and great teacher. He takes his time to explain everything to my child. She has had 0 musical experience. He is on time and polite. Very good with children. He also happens to be extremely talented. Thanks for all you do Joe"
Kris
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Joe Danny O.
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"Abraham is one of the best instructors I've ever had. Abraham is patient, willing to listen, and able to breakdown complex concepts into simpler ones to make it easier to understand. Having a good guitar teacher is more than just knowing how to play the guitar well - it's more about being able to understand the students needs and tailoring the lesson in the most efficient way for them - and Abraham does just that. We make the most out of the 45 minutes we have and I always walk away learning a lot each and every lesson. At this rate I am going to learn a lot quicker than I thought and it's all thanks to Abraham! I highly recommend him."
Yasmeen
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Abraham S.
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"Tim is an excellent guitar teacher and an overall great guy. He provided me with structure and support, enabling me to make the most out of my practice and ultimately progress as a player. His warm personality and contagious enthusiasm for music kept me looking forward to our time together each week. He was also very flexible when it came to scheduling to accommodate for my dynamic schedule."
Sam
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tim M.
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