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Susan M.

9 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $125
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Awarded Artists International Young Musicians Award from Artists International
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Susan M.

9 Reviews
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Expert Piano Instruction by Ivy-League and Conservatory Trained Steinway Artist, for serious students ages 10-18 years old and adults.

About Susan

Study Classical Piano with an International Steinway Artist! Learn to play the piano, duo piano and chamber music or be accompanied and coached for your recital or audition with Susan M. I offer premium quality musical instruction and stress the importance of a sound foundation which includes the

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Aparna
Susan is not only an accomplished musician, but she is also an amazing teacher and mentor. She elevated my daughter’s musicianship and helped her find her true potential as a classical pianist. My daughter’s success as a competitive pianist is due to Susan’s instruction, encouragement, and guidance. When we started lessons with Susan, we struck gold!
John
Susan is an experienced concert pianist with world-class expertise in the instrument, yet she is also an approachable educator + coach who has done a great deal to advance my technique and interpretation. I’m glad to have found her. Advanced pianists will be pleased to find someone who can help raise their game even further, but regardless of your skill level, I don’t think you’ll regret signing up with her.
Patricia C.
Susan was a PERFECT match for me. I really hate leaving her great knowledge. She has poured out to me her expert knowledge. Unfortunately, I am unable to continue. Susan is a teaching jewel to be cherished.
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Kristin A.

23 Reviews
Willowbrook, IL
Starting at $36
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Illinois House of Representatives Certificate of Recogntiion from Illinois House of Representatives
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kristin A.

23 Reviews
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In piano, we will begin with simple music designed to build strength and dexterity in your hands. We will begin learning to read music notes together, so don't worry if you never have before! However, I do recommend that young children are able to identify the alphabet and numbers 1-10 prior to starting piano. Reading is a plus!

In lessons, I use the Piano Adventures series, starting at the primer level with very young students. I will typically use the Lesson, Performance, Technique & Artistry, & Theory books available at each level to give every student the most comprehensive music education while building their piano playing ability. These four books are commonly sold as a package on amazon.com for a discounted rate.

In addition, I love to work with each student to meet his or her own personal goals. I am always happy to provide additional music from outside these core books! Some examples of things my students have requested over the years include Disney songs, video

About Kristin

Let's get you started on your musical path! My name is Kristin, and I cannot wait to begin this journey into music with you. I have been teaching private lessons for nearly a decade, and have taught music and choir in the classroom since 2011. I specialize in working with beginners of all ages.

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Amanda
Kristin does a beautiful job teaching piano and singing to my daughters. The two go hand in hand and she does a great job combining both. On a personal note, she has a beautiful, generous heart and gives my girls little prizes when they do very well.
Erin
Kristin is wonderful! My daughter loves singing with her and looks forward to every lesson! Kristin really cares about how her students are doing and gets to know them and their interests outside of their lessons. We were blown away that she remembered Isabel's birthday after only meeting with us a few times!
Isabel sings all the time. She tells me, mommy I have to practice so I can be famous like Ms Kristin! We are so lucky to have found her!
LaRichelle P.
Did not care enough to plan ahead or get to know my granddaughter enough to individualize her weekly lessons. Very apparent that she failed to prepare ahead of time. Often late and cancelled class several times.
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Rebecca G.

38 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, German, Italian
  • Bachelor of Music Vocal Performance from Chicago College of Performing Arts
  • Teaching since 2016
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Rebecca G.

38 Reviews
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My goal as a piano teacher is to help you play what you want with ease! Piano lessons consist of technique such as scales chords arpeggios etc, repertoire, and music theory! I'm also open to working on songwriting, improvisation etc. or just about anything! :) If you have any questions feel free to contact me or sign up for a free trial TakeLessons Live to get a feel for my teaching style!

About Rebecca

My name is Rebecca and I am a Classical/Indie singer/pianist living in Chicago! I have been teaching since 2017 and love working with all ages and levels of singers and pianists. My goal when teaching a student is to be a resource to help them reach their full musical potential by setting realistic

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Nora
My daughter had a wonderful experience and is looking forward to continuing!
Cortez *.
I felt like it was the best experience that I could have with a teacher in the subject that I wanted
Jacqi M.
She is kind and you really want a teacher who helps you Reebecca is the best instructor I've ever had!!
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Andrew J.

1 Review
Chicago, IL
Starting at $39
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Andrew J.

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Hello prospective students! The most important things are I love music and I work for you. I have a bachelor's degree in music composition and a piano performance minor from the Chicago College of Performing Arts.

I teach all ages from beginner to intermediate students. Lessons are catered to the goals of each student, no two lessons the same.

For young beginners I teach rhythm and pith and focus on ways to get them excited about music.

for older/intermediate students I offer lessons on piano performance, music theory and history, music composition and recording.

I believe that my job as teacher is to help you define your goals and achieve them. I am excited to teach piano performance, music theory and music history. I also have 5 years of professional recording experience for those who are interested in recording techniques and the industry. My philosophy towards teaching is spending ample time building a concrete foundation with core concepts to then build on. Please contact me ...

About Andrew

I am a graduate from the Chicago College of Performing Arts Conservatory with a Bachelor of Music Composition and a minor in piano performance. I have been playing piano and flute since 2006 and started composing/song writing in 2009. That passion drove me through collage to get my degree. While

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Anya, John H.
Great with my young kids, Andrew was easily able to hold their attention and we're looking forward to more lessons.
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Bill L.

35 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $24
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Bill L.

35 Reviews
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First time playing piano? Resuming after years or decades of not playing the piano? No matter your age or experience, you can always learn and improve!

I have close to 10 years of tutoring experience, helping children and adults embrace piano and music.

I recommend just starting with a single lesson to see if we are good fits for each other and start a roadmap to progress toward your goals! My rates is for a one-off session, so it is extremely negotiable if we work together regularly.

About Bill

I have always been a self-studier my entire life. Being able to learn with just books and your brain is a crucial skill to have. However, I know not everyone (and sometimes even myself) have the discipline and motivation to keep going during hard times. Or maybe the teacher/professor is not the best

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Anthony
My son loves his class! Bill teaches well to my 9 year old, my son understands him, has fun and is learning so much. I couldn't be happier.
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Katarina L.

3 Reviews
Westmont, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Slovak, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Magister in Musicology from Comenius University
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Katarina L.

3 Reviews
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I am trained in Russian technique using relaxation movements that prevent painful cramps in wrist and forearm. I have been teaching primarily children from age 4 in music schools and homes since 1987. I like to motivate them by letting them choose their favorites, like songs from Disney movies or some other popular songs. I am very patient and encouraging. I am happy when I see love for music growing in hearts of students.

About Katarina

I attended six years at State Conservatory and graduated with Magister degree from Comenius University in former Czechoslovakia. I performed during my college years with a chamber vocal-instrumental ensemble. I started teaching piano and music theory in 1987 at a music school and later I was giving

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Tomas Kratka
Katarina has been a fantastic teacher, helping me get to learn the basics of piano while teaching me how to play with a relaxed technique to preserve my hands and forearms -- I work on a computer all day so I will sometimes get cramped hands.
Jessica
Katarina is very knowledgeable about piano and theory, having studied and taught for many years. She uses the Russian technique and teaches excellent technical skill. She is patient and fair, and above all, a wonderful teacher!!
Regina
I have wanted to take piano lessons all my life but never had the time. Katarina has been very patient and caring with me. She’s an excellent teacher for me because she takes time, fully explains things, and has confidence in me that helps me to go further. I am so glad I have Katarina as my teacher. Thank you!

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The average cost of 60-minute piano lessons in Chicago Ridge is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $300 per hour.
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"“Ms W. is a wonderful piano instructor. I love that she takes the time to come to our home and provide individual one-on-one training with my two boys and daughter. Their ages range from 4-9 and Faye’s ability to interact with each of them is awesome. We have had other instructors, but no one has come close to Faye’s ability to get our children to want to learn the piano. If you have children and they want to learn the piano give Faye the opportunity to teach them, you will not be sorry.”
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Faye
Took Piano lessons from Faye W.
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"Great first lesson. Very clear instructions. Looking forward to more sessions."
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Took Piano lessons from Tim T.
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"Great first lesson with Aldrin. He taught me, my wife, my son and my daughter."
Dimitri
Took Piano lessons from Aldrin E.
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"Dee has been excellent so far and our son really likes the challenging and fun way she teaches!"
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Took Piano lessons from Dee F.
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"ANOTHER GREAT LESSON... LOOKING FORWARD TO THE NEXT LESSON!"
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"Best teacher! My son is 7 years old and had never played piano before and Aldrin has been able to get him to play very good for his age. I’m very happy to have found Aldrin here."
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Took Piano lessons from Aldrin E.
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"Always fun and challenging. Thanks, Dominic!"
Cathy
Took Piano lessons from Dominic S.
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"Vasily is a wonderful teacher. He is kind, patient, and relates very well to our shy daughter. He is teaching her to "know" the piano, in a delightful and disciplined way, and of course he is teaching her to play. Juniper leaves every session feeling accomplished and happy! We are very happy to have started lessons with him."
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Took Piano lessons from Vasiliy M.
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"Laima is a wonderful piano instructor, I love her knowledge and patience with my Daughter and to see how easy to understand her instructions and follow up plans.
Be sure to be serious and work hard. Music is a discipline!
If you want to learn be ready."
Anna Brackney- Cruz
Took Piano lessons from Laima M.
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Jihye is a great teacher. I have been studied with her 3years.
She has a passion through her entire teaching.
I am a lucky student who have a teacher like her."
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Took Piano lessons from Jihye L.
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