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Alessandro T.

5 Reviews
La Grange, IL
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • B.M. Music Performance from DePaul University School of Music
  • Teaching since 2015
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Alessandro T.

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I focus on the fundamentals and on having fun playing the clarinet. In the first lessons we will concentrate on developing good embouchure and hand position so you can create a beautiful sound. We will work on a variety of music, depending on your interests. I can help you master your parts for school bands and ensembles. I welcome students at all levels, and make sure that all of my students recognize the progress they make at each lesson. I look forward to working with you!

About Alessandro

Hi, my name is Alessandro. I am a clarinet teacher and musician in the Chicago area. I have a Masters Degree in Music Performance from DePaul University School of Music and I have been teaching lessons since 2015. I can teach students at all levels of ability. As a freelance musician I have per

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Rina S.
Alessandro is patient and a good teacher.
Noah
A very good and thorough instructor. Very good for beginners to get them started correctly.
Bahram
Great first lesson! Alessandro is very helpful and knowledgeable. I am a total beginner at clarinet playing, and he helps me develop and improve my sound production from the very first start! Looking forward to the next lessons with him.
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J. Erick Á.

12 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Graduate Performance Diploma from Boston Conservatory at Berklee
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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J. Erick Á.

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I am an experienced orchestral clarinetist and bass clarinetist. I can help you or your student achieve their goals through individual planning. I enjoy working on fundamentals and utilizing performance psychology practices to improve the learning outcomes for the students. I believe that teaching clarinet is like playing a sport: there is a lot that goes into the work that is challenging the student while enjoying the process.

About J. Erick

Watch my new intro video down below! (hablo español) I play clarinet and bass clarinet. I have a Bachelor of Music from the University of Florida, a performance diploma from Boston Conservatory, and currently working on a Master of Music at DePaul University. Recently I have worked with th

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Janelle T.
Erick is a thorough and patient teacher. My son's techniques have improved since he started taking lessons Erick. Erick even introduced editing music with Garage Band to my son. I like the range of topics he brings to his lessons.
My only complaint is Erick's lack of responsiveness to emails. He never responds to correspondence.
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Deborah
If you are considering online lessons with Erick, do it! He is attentive, considerate, kind, informed, proactive and intuitive. My 11 year old has been taking lessons with him since May 2020 and it has been a wonderful experience for our son and for us. We will continue to work with Erick for as we can.

Paul M.

20 Reviews
Oak Forest, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, German
  • Awarded Second Runner Up in an international song writing competetion from Wired2Worship
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Paul M.

20 Reviews
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Students will be challenged as we use the Rose, Klose, Rode, Baermann, studies to begin, plus we will look at major composers such as Mozart, Weber, Beethoven, Rossini and their compositions or transcriptions. Solo as well as duet pieces will be covered, and also performing along with online resources as well.

About Paul

I have my bachelors degree in sacred music, my masters degree in music performance, and my doctorate in worship studies. I am an experienced music teacher with great interpersonal skills and enjoy creating a fun and meaningful learning environment for all ages of students. I teach music theory conc

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Roisin *.
He was very helpful in setting me up for my first lesson.
Yah D.
Wow! Wow! Wow! This was truly money and time well spent. I went into this lesson with no expectations, rather just with the hope of connecting well with a piano instructor that was not only well versed but could ease me into being a student. Paul is a rare treasure. He exceeded all my hopes of what I hoped to gain from my lessons. I would highly recommend him for any piano student. If you're looking to be challenged, and learn any genre of music,, don't wait...book your lessons with Paul. Thank you Paul. I'm looking forward to growing as a student.
Alex
Paul has been very patient and wonderful with my 6 year old son who has just started lessons.

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Kareem K.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kareem K.

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About Kareem

A native of the Pacific Northwest, saxophonist Kareem K is a performer, composer, and educator, who is in high demand for his talents both on and off the stage. Growing up in the northwest with its vibrant music scene allowed Kareem the opportunity to study with, listen to and perform with world

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Sophie
Kareem is a wonderful teacher. He is very present during the lessons and clearly brings a wealth of teaching and playing experience, along with a love of music, to the table. He has an easy manner with students - I really appreciate this as my daughter was hesitant to take private lessons but she is enjoying them very much. Thank you Kareem!
Michael S.
Kareem is superb. Under his tutelage I am certain I will advance quickly from my current skill set. I'm more convinced than ever that I can become a real musician. His assignments require the commitment that I am willing to invest. I hope I will live up to his expectations.
Jacqueline
My granddaughter is 6 years old and this is her first professional piano teacher. Kareem is ensuring that she has the basics down before she continues. She enjoys the lessons, and is excited when lesson day comes.
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Gio A.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Gio A.

25 Reviews
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I took up clarinet several years ago and have done some writing and recording for clarinet. I'm happy to offer my skills and to work with novice players on proper fingering and technique, embouchure, music notation reading and theory, phrasing, and musicality.

About Gio

I studied music at UCF (Orlando), focusing on classical and jazz guitar, but I also have years of experience playing rock, blues, folk, hip-hop, and musical theater on both guitar and drums. I have been teaching guitar, drums, and piano for about eight years to students of all ages. Music is wh

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Ron M.
Sure had fun and Gio gave me a lot of homework. This is good. I'm starting to get a good understanding of the Harmonica.
Ron M.
A great introduction to a Harmonica. Looking forward to my next lesson.
Christianna
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Mike P.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Awarded Senior Award from Kurt Lucas
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mike P.

31 Reviews
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I can provide lessons for students and also jazz lessons as well for clarinet, saxophone, and flute

About Mike

Hello! My name is Michael, I am a graduate of Towson University with a bachelors degree in music and jazz performance and I am eager to teach future musicians how to play the Saxophone/various instruments and to also teach them about music in general. I can also provide clarinet and flute lessons

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Matthew
Mike gives great feedback and helps you understand the basics of the saxophone. Asking you what you want to learn and where you want to go with your practice.
Emilio
My son looks forward to his lessons. He’s learning and getting the one on one instruction that he needs to improve.
Ramon L.
he cares a lot for the student.

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Average Cost of Clarinet Lessons in Chicago, IL

The average cost of 60-minute clarinet lessons in Chicago is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $130 per hour.
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$54 average
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$65 average

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"We have been very happy with Mr Gibson. My daughter has received private lessons from him for two years in clarinet and has thoroughly enjoyed the classes as well as improving her skills. He is able to challenge her and keep her engaged, as well as sought out new pieces for her to learn. He has shown flexibility in our private class times, he is courteous and on time."
Jeannette
Took Clarinet lessons from Damien G.
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"My son Franklin and I love the experience he had by having Ms. Lewis as his clarinet instructor, in a very short time he went from not knowing anything about the instrument to making to the the county competition but unfortunately it was canceled due to COVID-19. I do absolutely recommend her! She is very professional, kind, and cares about her students!!"
Sandra Guzman
Took Clarinet lessons from Vivian L.
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"Ally is a very accomplished musician, with an excellent personality and matching drive to teach.

Ally marched in the Ohio University Marching 110, who only accepts the best musicians and requires a high level of physical fitness to hold their place at the top of all college marching bands. This experience gives her an exclusive perspectice that she passes on to her students."
Tony
Took Clarinet lessons from Ally Z.
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"Very kind and patient instructor!"
Cambria
Took Clarinet lessons from Chelsea C.
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"My son had a great first lesson with Mike. He gave him some tips and pointers that improved his playing immediately. He also said Mike made his lesson really fun!"
Nick
Took Clarinet lessons from Michael R.
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"Anyone who can teach me the intricacies of the clarinet deserves a prize. Tyreese qualifies. Tyreese is patient, detailed, and of course, very knowledgeable. He's just very good at teaching music and I made progress that frankly surprised me. Of course I recommend him. I'm glad I had the opportunity to study clarinet with Tyreese."
Charles
Took Clarinet lessons from Tyreese P.
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"Vivian makes learning the clarinet fun and I look forward to every lesson. She has already taught me new notes and songs after just five lessons. She was also open to incorporating music from my favorite movies (Harry Potter) into my lesson plans. The music is more advanced for me and so I really appreciate Vivian’s patience and her demonstrations so I know exactly what to play for each song. I’m glad to have Vivian as my teacher."
Tegan
Took Clarinet lessons from Vivian L.
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"My daughter has truly enjoyed having Letha as a clarinet teacher. She has been able to strengthen and improve my daughter's tone, scales, posture, transitions between low to higher notes, and overall technique. This has led to her improvement and enjoyment of the school band. Letha's teaching style has fit well including providing positive feedback on the spot. 'Having Letha come to our house is also a great benefit to our schedule."
Heidi
Took Clarinet lessons from Letha H.
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"Gleb is extremely patientful and nice!! He always creates a nice atmosphere and really does a good job in teaching!!"
Shimon
Took Clarinet lessons from Gleb V.
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"I have not played my clarinet for many years and after some research, I decided to give Victoria a try. I am so happy I did! My first lesson went great and I look forward to the many lessons to come."
Alyssa
Took Clarinet lessons from Victoria N.
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