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Popular Bagpipes Teachers in Chicago, IL

Darrell C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks American English
  • Awarded Distinguished Service Medal from Los Angeles Police Department
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Darrell C.

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Traditional bagpipe lessons for pipers of all levels, Beginners with no musical experience are most welcomed!

About Darrell

For twenty years Darrell has been a professional music educator is one of the top piping instructors in Southern California. Currently, Darrell is a full-time performer, instructor, open class solo competitor, Western United States Pipe Band Association competition adjudicator, and holds a BA in Mu

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Toni C.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Arts in Education from FAU Florida Atlantic University
  • Teaching since 2005
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Toni C.

9 Reviews
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Our lessons will be encouraging, positive and productive but most importantly will layer in love and Fun! I am here to help you in a friendly manner as a classroom teacher for over 15 years. Achieve your goals from newbies to more seasoned pipers. Curriculum is individualized based on student’s musical interests. Students will learn proper technique and important musical concepts like reading notes, sight-reading and playing tunes before you know it. We work together and have fun along the way! All ages welcome and all abilities. I enjoy watching students gain confidence and learn more about themselves during lessons. Give it a go and see what you think~ Shoot me a message and lets get started. Aye!

About Toni

As a former school teacher and understanding what it's like to learn a new subject like an instrument and the Bagpipes on top of that - I knew I wanted to learn how to play because I just Loved the sound from the pipes! So what's it going to take, what's involved, how much time do I have to put i

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John O.
Toni was a pleasure to have as my first instructor, she was very knowledgeable and professional, always patient and quick with answers.
I would highly recommend Toni to anyone who wants to get started in playing the bagpipes.
In the short time I had with Toni she brought me a long way.. not only did I find an instructor I found a Friend!! Thanks Toni you were great!!!!!!
Meredith
I just had my first chanter lesson with Toni after literally months of struggling to learn on my own, She is so encouraging and informational and I hit a low G for the first time! I can't wait for the next lesson now!
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Michael L.

52 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michael L.

52 Reviews
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I make learning the bagpipes super fun! I use a really fun and fast approach to getting students up and playing in no time and more advanced players to the next level. For online lessons I use all of the latest technology including screen sharing, virtual snip and sketch and ink, lesson and practice follow up videos, and many other awesome tools to enhance the online experience. 26 years experience teaching beginner to professional level pipers.

About Michael

Michael offers a fun and fast approach to getting students up playing and progressing forward in no time. 26 years experience teaching beginner to the professional level. Studio and Online lessons. For online lessons Michael uses all of the latest technology including screen sharing, virtual sn

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Barry
Excellent, easy to work with and very knowledgeable
Justine
Michael is an incredible teacher. My fiance has never played a musical instrument before in his life and I got him a few lessons for his birthday. At first, I wasn't sure how virtual music lessons would go, but Michael is by all accounts, an incredibly engaging, funny, and knowledgeable instructor. My fiance looks forward to his weekly lessons with Michael. In particular, he enjoys learning about the history of this incredible instrument alongside the actual music theory and practical aspects of learning a new instrument.

It has been truly incredible to witness my fiance transform in a few short weeks from someone scared of learning a new instrument to someone who is confident that he can learn a new skill provided he puts in the time and effort to practice and show up! Michael has given him the confidence and the inspiration to make amazing progress as a student.

I highly recommend Michael as an instructor. He really makes the virtual format work and he knows how to introduce beginner musicians to the joys of learning how to express yourself on an instrument.
Heath F.
He was a great teacher. He was very patient with me. I learned a lot in the lessons I took

Meet Online Bagpipes Teachers Serving Chicago, IL

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Madeline D.

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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Madeline D.

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Have you ever wanted to learn how to play the Highland Bagpipes but didn't know where to start? Look no further! I will teach you the crucial fundamentals of this amazing instrument and guide your musical journey. I have been playing the bagpipes for over a decade and have won numerus awards in solo competitions around the United States.
Under my instruction, you will learn how to read music, keep accurate time, musical expression and proper finger execution. Also, I will refer you to reputable bagpipe retailers to get you set up on the right track.

About Madeline

Hello and congratulations on taking your first step in learning to play the Highland Bagpipes! Weather you have played other instruments before or this is you first time learning, I am here to set you on the right track to success. When you first begin learning, you do not need to purchase a ful

Cristopher R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Cristopher R.

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As an award winning piper, I will show you the fundamentals to becoming a good piper. I have won overall 3rd place in the EUSPBA Grade 3. Currently I am in Grade 2 and working on getting to Grade 1. I can also share you some useful tips I wish I had learned 20 years ago!

About Cristopher

My educational teaching experience began at the age of 13 when I was a black belt helping other children learn martial arts; I shortly began teaching children's classes all by myself. In High School I taught chess as a member of the chess club where I was an undefeated player during my high school

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Michael L.

52 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor of Science in Music from University of Colorado at Denver
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Michael L.

52 Reviews
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Online Bagpipes Teacher

I make learning the bagpipes super fun! I use a really fun and fast approach to getting students up and playing in no time and more advanced players to the next level. For online lessons I use all of the latest technology including screen sharing, virtual snip and sketch and ink, lesson and practice follow up videos, and many other awesome tools to enhance the online experience. 26 years experience teaching beginner to professional level pipers.

About Michael

Michael offers a fun and fast approach to getting students up playing and progressing forward in no time. 26 years experience teaching beginner to the professional level. Studio and Online lessons. For online lessons Michael uses all of the latest technology including screen sharing, virtual sn

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Barry
Excellent, easy to work with and very knowledgeable
Justine
Michael is an incredible teacher. My fiance has never played a musical instrument before in his life and I got him a few lessons for his birthday. At first, I wasn't sure how virtual music lessons would go, but Michael is by all accounts, an incredibly engaging, funny, and knowledgeable instructor. My fiance looks forward to his weekly lessons with Michael. In particular, he enjoys learning about the history of this incredible instrument alongside the actual music theory and practical aspects of learning a new instrument.

It has been truly incredible to witness my fiance transform in a few short weeks from someone scared of learning a new instrument to someone who is confident that he can learn a new skill provided he puts in the time and effort to practice and show up! Michael has given him the confidence and the inspiration to make amazing progress as a student.

I highly recommend Michael as an instructor. He really makes the virtual format work and he knows how to introduce beginner musicians to the joys of learning how to express yourself on an instrument.
Heath F.
He was a great teacher. He was very patient with me. I learned a lot in the lessons I took

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Average Cost of Bagpipes Lessons in Chicago, IL

The average cost of 60-minute bagpipes lessons in Chicago is $61. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $75 per hour.
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"Incredibly patient and encouraging. Explains things in ways that make sense."
Kristin
Took Bagpipes lessons from William D.
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"Excellent, easy to work with and very knowledgeable"
Barry
Took Bagpipes lessons from Michael L.
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"Michael has been great for my two kids. One takes guitar lessons from him and the other takes bag pipe lessons. He is a master of both and very good with beginners on!"
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Took Bagpipes lessons from Michael L.
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"I just had my first chanter lesson with Toni after literally months of struggling to learn on my own, She is so encouraging and informational and I hit a low G for the first time! I can't wait for the next lesson now!"
Meredith
Took Bagpipes lessons from Toni C.
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"Talk about FUN! Learned so much already. And quickly- Been putting this off to find the right fit. I'm gamed! Really like Toni has tons of patience, positive, professional, warm and friendly!"
Kelly
Took Bagpipes lessons from Toni C.
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"Great intro to the equipment and how to play, with recommendations for finding the best kit. Easy to meet online."
Gavin
Took Bagpipes lessons from Michael L.
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"Teaches at a pace that I can learn from. Not too fast but also not too slow. GREAT JOB"
George
Took Bagpipes lessons from Michael L.
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"Great patience and understanding"
Bob
Took Bagpipes lessons from Michael L.
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"Toni was a pleasure to have as my first instructor, she was very knowledgeable and professional, always patient and quick with answers.
I would highly recommend Toni to anyone who wants to get started in playing the bagpipes.
In the short time I had with Toni she brought me a long way.. not only did I find an instructor I found a Friend!! Thanks Toni you were great!!!!!!"
John
Took Bagpipes lessons from Toni C.
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"After letting my pipes lie unused for nearly fifty years I sought an opportunity to take them up again. I must remark that I was not a highly accomplished piper when I quit earlier. In so doing I consulted the long time owner of a local music store specializing in folk music and instruments and was given William’s name and the recommendation that he was clearly the best local performer/teacher know to him. That was approximately four years ago. I found William to be highly attuned to his student’s needs, strengths, and weaknesses. He is able to direct his teaching to those attributes and make the most effective use of lesson time. I find training with William to be a pleasurable experience and a valuable learning opportunity. In the time I have been taking lessons I have progressed to the point of performing regularly with the Tucson Highlanders and have felt competent enough to register with the Western United States Pipe Band Association as a Grade 4 solo performer. It has also been a great pleasure to watch the progress of some of his other students from being a beginner to performing with the band. Because I had previous experience in instrumental music, I would also comment that my lessons have extended beyond simply fingering the instrument into music theory, history, composition, and elements of arrangement. Every lesson has been a positive and satisfying experience."
Richard
Took Bagpipes lessons from William D.
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