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John M.

2 Reviews
Broadview, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Music
  • Awarded All-Around Jazz Band All Star DRums and Percussion from Illinois High Scool Jazz Band Festival
  • Teaching since 1982
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John M.

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No matter what age, or skill level, i will give the student what he/she needs to have a solid foundation. I develop a great rapport with all of my students. Drum(s) include; snare drum work (if you can't wail on one drum more drums won't matter!), this includes reading, rudiments, you know, the good stuff. Drum set work, from beginner to advanced, goes along with snare work, all styles. Mallet percussion, bells, xylophone, marimba. hand percussion, bongos, congas, hand held small percussion.

About John

I enjoy sharing my love and passion for music with others! I have instructed privately for over 27 years. I have instructed in music store studios, my home studio, and in-home lessons. I have instructed in public, private and charter school systems; class room and privately. Besides performing, ins

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Brian L.
John is fantastic teacher and very knowledgeable about music. He has a great rapport with his students. My daughter is very enthusiastic about her drum lessons with John every week and always looks forward to it. I would highly recommend John to anyone interested in music lessons.
Michael D.
Not only is John an off-the-charts professional drummer, he's a fantastic human being as well! He loves music and it comes through in the lessons! In 35 years of playing and hanging around wannabees, John is the genuine musician! Anyone really wanting to learn correctly needs John. I recommend him 100%.
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Dr. Jordan C.

14 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Filipino, English
  • Doctorate of Education from Loyola University Chicago
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Dr. Jordan C.

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I believe in the importance of music in a persons life - both young and those more experienced in years. :-D

Music should enhance ones life and bring joy to others. It should be fun!

I work with students of varying ages. I will collaborate with you to begin an enjoyable hobby or prepare for college repertory. From music theory, to reading leadsheets, and composing basic tunes.

Please feel free to contact me and ask any questions regarding my pedagogy and we can discuss realistic expectations and short/long term goals. We can tailor the lessons to fit YOUR specific desired outcomes.

I want you to succeed and have fun in the process.

If we can schedule to meet in Wicker Park, we will have access to an 8 1/2 foot concert grand.

I normally suggest children 14 and under (depending on how comfortable they are) do 30 minute lessons.

Adults and those 16+, I strongly suggest, do an hour lesson (to get the most out of the pedagogy)

I am also flexible doing lessons ...

About Dr. Jordan

Hello! I am the Head of Music Publishing for a company based in the West Loop founded in 1854. I am also an organist and pianist for a parish in Wicker Park. I believe in the importance of music in a persons life - both young and those more experienced in years. :-D Music should enhan

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Niki
Dr. Jordan is a great instructor. He is patient, friendly and encouraging! I look forward to continuing to learn from him.
Hallie I.
Jordan is super enthusiastic, encouraging, and knowledgeable. I can’t wait for next week’s lesson!
Gigi Hudson
He is a patient teacher with a sense of humor and listens to his students. He is professional yet fun and gives everyone a chance to shine!

Josefien S.

1 Review
Evanston, IL
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, French, German, Dutch, German
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches students 16 and up
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Josefien S.

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About Josefien

Josefien Stoppelenburg has been teaching private lessons since 1997 and is currently available to teach lessons in Evanston. Stoppelenburg recently gave vocal masterclasses at Indiana University (Bloomington) and will give more masterclasses at Bradley University in Peoria and Illinois State Unive

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Rachel W.
Josefien is a great instructor. She spent the first couple of sessions trying to guage my voice and work style. She is a pleasure to work with and has improved my singing greatly.

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Scott S.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $39
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded First Place Battle of the Bands from Simi Valley Days
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Scott S.

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Experienced guitar teacher of 25 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of fundamental guitar skills. I specialize in rock, blues, and country, typically use study books, and also have sheet music available to use during lessons. You will learn simple and complex chords, lead guitar scales and melodies, music sight reading and music theory.

About Scott

I have been teaching private lessons since 1990 and am currently available to teach lessons at your home, or in my studio. I have helped students learn chords to accompany themselves when singing, learn rock, blues, and country lead guitar, and read music. Together we can tailor a course that will

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I have been playing guitar (self taught) for about 25 years, just not very well. I was looking for a teacher that could help me fill in the music theory gaps. As well as help me formulate a meaningful practice plan that will get me over my hump. I gotta say Scott has hit the nail on the head every lesson. He first listened.. and as a result has delivered an eye opening and inspiring lesson every time. I highly recommend Scott for guitarists of all levels. He knows his STUFF!! Better yet, he knows how pull what YOU need from what he knows and deliver it effectively.
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Joyce L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Studio Art/ Educational Studies from Denison University
  • Teaching since 2018
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Joyce L.

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Hello my name is Joyce Lindsey,

I have been studying West African djembe, (traditional/ballet 3 set) dun-duns, culture and history for five years collectively. I am currently a member of all female drum and dance company called Ayodele Drum and Dance that is based out of Chicago, IL. I currently perform and continue to study West African music from Guinea, Mali, Nigeria, and the Ivory Coast through Ayodele and play for West African dance classes professionally.

I understand that teaching djembe requires a lot of patience as well as detailed but simple explanations/demonstrations of how to develop and improve djembe technique. Through my own experience with my djembe teachers and djembefolas like Bolokada Conde and Khalid Abdul Saleem over my five years of studying djembe, I was able to improve and develop my technique because my teachers were: patient, clear and detailed in their explanations, fun and concise when demonstrating simple and complex rhythms and able to break down ...

About Joyce

I have studied djembe and dun-duns for five years. I am currently part of all female drum and dance company called Ayodele Dance and Dance. I currently perform and study West African music from Guinea, Mail, Nigeria and the Ivory Coast as well as play for dance classes professionally. I am a very

Will B.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music: Vocal Performance from California State University, Northridge
  • Teaching since 2014
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Will B.

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Singing should be a joyful experience for everyone! Through personalized lessons and instruction, find and develop your unique sound through healthy technique. I teach classical, musical theatre, and pop styles. I love having students explore their musicality and expression by using exciting repertoire. Singers of all experience levels and ages welcome.

Every voice is unique and beautiful and I cannot wait to start working with you!

About Will

A Los Angeles native, I am a singer, pianist, and music educator! I am passionate about music and have been successful in helping students succeed in their musical endeavors. Ever since I was five years old taking piano lessons, I knew that the musical world was the one for me. I have over 6 year

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Deanna
Will comes with our highest recommendation. He cares about teaching and he cares about student improvement. He's got a way of being disciplined yet approachable with his student. We are so happy we found Will for our voice and piano lessons.
Kelly
Will was my voice coach for a year, and it was an amazing year! I feel that my voice progressed so much during that time! He helped build my knowledge of proper singing habits and helped me to correct some bad habits. Throughout my lessons, I worked on pieces in German, broadway songs, gospel songs, and everything in between! I still find myself using his warmups in my daily singing. I would highly recommend Will’s training. His patience, teaching style, and piano accompaniment skills really set him apart from other teachers in his field. You won’t regret investing in Will Brook’s training!
Evann
I've been taking piano lessons with Will for about a year and a half. I've really enjoyed our lessons together and I feel that I've grown a lot as a pianist.

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"Scott is an incredibly patient teacher. Our 6 year old has been working with him for quite a few months. Its really difficult to keep the attention of a 6 year old, but Scott has different techniques to keep him interested. He has taught our son to read music in a very short time. He has taught the importance of practice as well as warming up. He has no problem coming to our house to teach, which gives our son the comfort of home. Scott is very patient and extremely flexible and we are enjoying working with him.

Its amazing seeing our little boy reading the music and playing the drums.

We highly recommend Scott in every way!"
Michael
Took Drum lessons from Scott B.
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"This guy knows his stuff and has creative ways to getting to solutions. Had a fun session."
Ami
Took Singing lessons from Jeremy R.
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"Stephen is the best teacher I have ever had. He is great at showing you proper practice techniques while also working on fun pieces. I have improved a lot since I started taking lessons with him and can't recommend him enough."
Daniel
Took Guitar lessons from Stephen B.
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"Fawn is an incredibly kind person and wonderful teacher. I immediately felt comfortable with her and learned more in 3 lessons than I have with any other vocal coach I've had in the past. She's so encouraging, really listens to what you have to say and has a great ear for knowing what you need to work on and develop. I think what sets her apart from other teachers is her generosity and vibrant spirit. It really is contagious."
Montana
Took Singing lessons from Fawn A.
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"If I could give 4.5 stars I would, the only reason it's not 5 stars is because I think nobody is perfect, but David is very close to it. I really liked how patient David was with Eli and his deep knowledge of music was very impressive. David is able to prevent things in a number of different ways and he makes sure that you understand that material very well."
Roy
Took Guitar lessons from David W.
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"Patrick is a phenomenal musical talent with something so many of the great ones have - humility - which translates to incredible patience with students and an intuitive sense of how to meet and teach someone wherever they are. Highly recommend!"
Alex
Took Music Performance lessons from Patrick L.
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"My daughter really liked Vanessa. She was very easy to work with and patient...looking forward to the next lesson!"
Ava
Took Ukulele lessons from Vanessa G.
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"Ron has been my piano instructor for the past three years. I find him to be very knowledgeable in jazz as well as classical music. He goes above the allotted time to ensure your understanding of instructions, and maintains a professional demeanor at all times, even with wit in his oral approach. I would not hesitate to recommend him for piano instruction at all levels!"
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Took Piano lessons from Ron W.
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"Jessica is a great teacher. She helped me starting with very basic skills. She is very pacient and easy to communicate with."
Shan
Took Cello lessons from Jessica H.
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"Sarabeth was great with my 9 year old daughter! She kept her attention the entire time and really was engaged. I highly recommend her as an instructor."
Tessa
Took Piano lessons from Sarabeth B.
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