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Jon N.

11 Reviews
Skokie, IL
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish, French, Italian, I also started to learn German and Russian.
  • Teaching since 1970
  • Master's in clarinet performance from North Texas State University
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Jon N.

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I have a master's degree in clarinet performance, but an even better degree in teaching music.

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.

Isaiah S.

11 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • BA in Jazz and Contemporary Music from Chicago College of Performing Arts
  • Teaching since 2013
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Isaiah S.

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Music literacy, technique, theory, repertoire, style, and creative expression. Music is a source of fun and community, and I do my best to impart that on each student.
Audition coaching
Beginner-friendly

About Isaiah

Isaiah earned his Bacehlor's of Arts in Jazz & Contemporary Music Performance in 2019 from Roosevelt University's Chicago College of Performing Arts. As an active performer, bandleader, composer, and teacher, Isaiah provides a uniquely engaging and holistic musical education for students of all age

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Rishi and Ravi C.
I can already sense that my boys are going to have a great learning experience with Isaiah. He caught on to each child’s strengths and areas of growth in the content as well as behavioral differences. He adjusted to each one fluidly and took the time to debrief after the lesson. I’m looking forward to continuing this relationship.
Annie S.
Really brilliant teacher, has taught me saxophone from scratch. Focuses on a full range of skills in every lesson, from sound, technical exercises, jazz theory, improvisation and jazz repertoire. Have loved every lesson, and feel like I've improved significantly. Definitely recommend him to anyone wanting to learn saxophone, or how to be a jazz musician.
Jenny
Awesome teacher! Super patient and knowledgeable!

Paul M.

18 Reviews
Oak Forest, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, German
  • Awarded Second Runner Up in an international song writing competetion from Wired2Worship
  • Teaching since 1978
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Paul M.

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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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Alex
Paul has been very patient and wonderful with my 6 year old son who has just started lessons.
Lorenzo S.
My first lesson was great. Mr. Paul was very patient and judged my skill level before making a lesson plan. Initially I was nervous, because I have never taken lessons before, but that quickly went away. I can definitely tell that he knows his stuff when it comes to teaching. He a great teacher and conversationalist.
Kennedy B.
Paul was very pleasant. He thoroughly explained things to my daughter in a manner that she could understand. He listened to her play and they also played together.

This was her first flute lesson with Paul, but she's already looking forward to the next lesson.

Meet Online Clarinet Teachers Serving Chicago, IL

Deon J.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 7 to 18
  • Bachelors of Arts in Music Education from Grambling State University
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Deon J.

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Students will learn the basics of becoming a premier instrumentalist. I will teach them everything they need to know about their instrument and prepare them for recital.

About Deon

I am a professional saxophonist with a degree in Music Education and Criminal Justice. I attended Grambling State University and Lane College I have performed with various ensembles: The World Famed Tiger Marching Band, University of Memphis Symphonic Ensemble. In the past, I have worked for the Da

Matthew S.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Music Education - Instrumental Music from U of Arkansas - Fort Smith
  • Teaches Beginner
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Matthew S.

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Online Clarinet Teacher

I have taught beginning clarinet in my band programs for 6 years now. I have a proven method that will work for any absolute beginner at any age. We will talk about tone production, reading music, reeds, and many other fundamental skills needed to get you off the ground playing the clarinet. After the 1st year of lessons, I would recommend you move to a teacher who plays primarily on the clarinet.

About Matthew

Hi, I am Matt. I am a band director in the Fort Smith, AR area. I am in my 7th year teaching band and love every minute of it. I have recently decided to return to teaching private lessons, and would love to help you with your auditions, festival music, AP music theory exams, or just learn some ski

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Annette K.
Matthew has been the BEST trumpet tutor. We are so grateful for every lesson, advice, guidance, and understanding. Highly recommend him!
Hilda U.
Annette K.
Matthew is so great and patient to help improve skills!
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Jerry M.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Music Ed from Valdosta State University
  • Teaching since 2000
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Jerry M.

11 Reviews
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Online Clarinet Teacher

My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands. It all one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not having fun while learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND educational at the same time. I have had many parents tell me I'm one of the best teachers they have ever seen. (A couple of them were public school teachers themselves). I truly want my students to succeed and I will do everything in my power to help them accomplish that!

About Jerry

My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands/groups. They all had one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not enjoying learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND

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Jerry is a wonderful instructor. I wasn’t sure how online lessons would go but they have been seamless and fun and my son is making progress with the bugle. I would highly recommend this format and this teacher. The convenience and quality of instruction are excellent. We are signing up for more lessons and may move on to another instrument once my son feels confident on the bugle.
Michelle

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Average Cost of Clarinet Lessons in Chicago, IL

The average cost of 60-minute clarinet lessons in Chicago is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $179 per hour.
30 min
$41 average
45 min
$55 average
60 min
$71 average

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"Bill is a very talented, professional, reliable and kind teacher. He has been working with my son for almost a year now and we can definitely see the difference. My son is always eager to practice and learn when Bill comes over for the lesson. Since starting working with Bill, my son has surpassed all the kids in his junior high school's band group. This is particularly important and extremely helpful for when he auditions for a scholarship at the catholic high school that we are considering."
Veronica
Took Clarinet lessons from Bill T.
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"An excellent first lesson. Supportive, very helpful and knowledgeable."
Tom
Took Clarinet lessons from Kaitlyn T.
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"Ally posesses the experience and talent to help anyone get started! It was a real joy having a clarinetist accompany our 3 piece (drum, guitar, bass) for praise and worship music."
Jeff
Took Clarinet lessons from Ally Z.
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"First lesson. She is a great player and teacher."
Jon
Took Clarinet lessons from Natsuki S.
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"Harry and I began as strangers, and in these past weeks have become family. My reintroduction to clarinet playing is progressing very well, and complimenting my educational experience as a whole. I work full time and am a full time graduate student. Harry's motivation for me to practice helps my study habits. I look forward to each lesson, progressing to the next level!"
Cynthia
Took Clarinet lessons from Harry G.
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"David is flexible and geared towards the needs of the individual student. I am returning to the clarinet after more than a 40-year absence and he is able to accommodate my requirements. He is friendly and makes the student feel at ease. I look forward to more lessons with him."
Linda
Took Clarinet lessons from David B.
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"Maureen has been a wonderful clarinet teacher! Being an adult who is picking up the clarinet again, I like how Maureen provides a balance of theory, exercises, improvision, and various methods to help me in my playing.

Maureen is patient, always willing to answer questions and encouraging. She makes you want to try harder!"
Beverly
Took Clarinet lessons from Maureen S.
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"Sean is amazing! Best instructor my son could ever ask for. Reliable, knows his stuff and absolutely the best!!! Very highly recommended!"
Jake
Took Clarinet lessons from Sean H.
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"Chelsea has been a great help for my son. He was having difficulty in class and was not happy to play it. He developed interest in this instrument after having these additional personal classes."
Madhulika
Took Clarinet lessons from Chelsea C.
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"Kevin is very well versed in musical instruments. We took an older clarinet to him and he identified what type it was and was able to play it and teach how to play it. Looking forward to more lessons."
Peter
Took Clarinet lessons from Kevin D.
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