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Hunter D.

5 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Hunter D.

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Using your personal instrument, your voice, and the piano, I am to improve overall ear-training skills including: pitch matching, sight-singing, sight-reading music and rhythm, intervallic and harmonic recognition.

About Hunter

***As of May 15th, 2020 all lessons will be conducted through Zoom*** My primary teaching philosophy revolves around the ideas of creativity and cooperative problem solving. I believe that all musicians should be actively training their ears as well as their abilities on their instrument. I focus

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Chad and William K.
Hunter is a phenomenal teacher. My son (7) and myself have been taking weekly lessons with Hunter for 8 months now. He is wonderful with kids focusing on my son's readiness and getting him to enjoy and make progress. With me, Hunter has been great at adapting to what I wanted to get out of the lessons and I have made really great progress I did not think was possible. Thank you Hunter!!!
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Sloan
Exceeded our expectations! He was engaging, smart and fun with my daughter. She loved the time with him and can't wait for her next lesson.
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Hannah F.

9 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Jazz Studies from Indiana University
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Hannah F.

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If you (or your child) are just beginning your musical training, I will start you out on learning solfege, hearing tonalities, and imitating rhythms, allowing you to learn simple songs by ear. There will be much singing, clapping, and interactive fun! If you at an intermediate level and want to focus on learning songs or parts by ear, I will help teach you efficient strategies for aural song-learning and help you figure out how to play that one song on the radio you can't stop hearing in your head! For more advanced students wishing to delve into jazz harmony or transcription, I am trained in David Baker and George Russell's approaches to jazz harmony and draw heavily from their methodology.

About Hannah

I hold a degree in Jazz Studies from the Jacobs School of Music, where I focused especially on Afro-Cuban music, thanks to the tutelage of Latin Jazz giants Michael Spiro and Wayne Wallace! My jazz background also gave me rigorous training in music theory and history. My performance career is high

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Cody
Hannah is fantastic! She adeptly engages and teaches my two kiddos (7 and 10) and husband (40ish :)
Huxley Charles P.
Hannah has a rare ability to combine an incredible warmth with a wealth of exercises for improvement. The exercises were truly specifically directed toward the student. In my son’s case, he said this first lesson was also the first time he felt emotionally connected to the upright bass the same was he has in the past with piano and voice. He’s truly an emotionally connected person when it comes to music, yet he’s also a very quick thinker and Hannah could tell when he was able to hold multiple ideas at once. She also acknowledged his joy when it did come. There was a lot of technical knowledge he needed that were holes in instruction and Hannah sussed them out and somehow knew - even though the lesson was online - she knew his cues where it was time to move on or switch things up, or perhaps to add something. I cannot wait to hear the improved sound coming from my son’s right hand technique, now possessing depth and lovely tone that I knew he had in him, but knew also he needed the right instructor to draw out. We are so grateful Hannah is now in our lives in the role of a teacher and hopefully will become a mentor and another adult to look toward for balancing the discipline and enthusiasm music can bring to human beings.
Samantha
At first I was skeptical about taking online lessons, but I love taking lessons with Hannah. I'm a classical bassist starting to learn jazz, and Hannah is providing exactly what I was hoping for in starting my jazz career. The first lesson we went over what my goals are, and she is providing me with exactly the tools that I need to progress. Every week she sends me a personalized document of what we went over in lessons, what I should focus on in the coming week, and music resources (exercises, jazz charts, etc) to utilize! She is patient, kind, knowledgeable in both technique and theory, and pushes me every lesson.

Paul W.

79 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2000
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Paul W.

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About Paul

I have played the guitar for twenty years and have studied a wide variety of music including jazz, classical, folk, blues and rock. I’m skilled in acoustic, electric and classical styles of the guitar. I have an open mind about music and can appreciate any style or type. I have a firm background

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James J.
I cannot say enough good things about paul. First, despite having so many years of playing, he doesn't judge or look down on you for not having the same level of knowledge he has. Instead - he is able to communicate concepts, both basic and advanced, to you in a way that you can understand. Second, he caters to you in order to achieve the goals you want to achieve, not the ones he thinks you should have. Lastly, he's clearly passionate about playing, and music in general. he's a great guy to chat about, seems really down to earth, and goes above and beyond in order to make the most of the lesson.

I cannot say enough good things about paul. Highly recommend you take his lessons!
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As a young female, I was apprehensive about choosing a male teacher that teaches in his home. However, Paul has been professional and I have not had any concerns since meeting him and working with him. He is a well-planned, experienced teacher who artfully progresses students from week to week in a manner that is constructive and fun. In only 5 weeks I have learned more about playing guitar and guitar theory than I would have thought. He has been attentive to my goals and it is precisely the experience that I pay for.

Meet Online Ear Training Teachers Serving Chicago, IL

Anahit S.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks English,, Armenian, Russian
  • Teaching since 1973
  • Master's of Music degrees in Piano performance, Collaborated Art, and Master of Education in Piano Pedagogy from Yerevan State Conservatory
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Anahit S.

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Making music an important part of life

About Anahit

Anahit is accomplished pianist and highly experienced piano teacher. She has over 30 years of successful teaching experience with children and adults and over 40 years of performing experience in classical music. This includes numerous solo piano performances in Russia, Armenia, Poland and USA. Sh

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Carol B.
It was great. 5 stars.
Michael
Excellent teacher who has been training my daughter in classical piano for the past 3 years. Anahit has an incredibly vast knowledge of piano repertoire, technique and performance. She has gotten my daughter active in the Certificate of Merit program of California and understands how to properly prepare students to achieve high marks in all aspects of piano study. Highly recommended!
Hovik
I have been taking piano lessons with Anahit for 2,5 years. I was recommended by an acquaintance, whose technique I admired and I also saw the improvement immediately after she started taking classes with Anahit. I am so glad I made the decision to commit full time and let Anahit work her magic. She has certainly taken me to new levels of knowledge, skill and technique. If anyone is serious about playing the piano, especially as a career, look no further. Aside being a master of her craft, she is kind, professional and polite. I highly recommend her!
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Barbara D.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Awarded Musician of the Year Award from Faith Walk Christian Ministry
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Barbara D.

27 Reviews
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This is a Gospel Piano or Organ Course by Ear. Learn to play for a complete church service in months, not years. You could be playing songs like: Awesome (Charles Jenkins), The Anthem (William Murphy, Planet Shakers et al) Every Praise (Hezekiah Walker), Revelation Song (Kari Jobe)Holy Spirit (Franceska), Look Up Child (Lauren Daigle) or Home (Chris Tomlin et al) in a few months! Learn the secret to basic chording, the number system, basic chords and chord progressions, diminished, augmented, suspended and 7th chords, fillers and runs, finding the key of any song, transposing and as a bonus, How to read lead sheets, chord sheets and chord charts.
***No Prior Knowledge Required****

***FOR FAMILY OR GROUP COURSES PLEASE SEE MY DISCOUNTED RATES UNDER MY **MUSIC PERFORMANCE** COURSE!***

About Barbara

I have been teaching for many years and would love to take you on a fun, flexible and step by step journey to attain your goals in Piano, Organ, Voice, Reading and Phonics, Math, Typing or Word for Windows Course in a group or private class format. I hold a Bachelor's Degree and have been active i

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Kevin
Great instructor. Can't wait to learn more
Abby A.
Kate-Lynn W.
The class was wonderful, my daughter loved it. She was so excited to get home to practice. I am so happy We found Barbara.

Rebecca G.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks French, German, Italian
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rebecca G.

29 Reviews
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In this course students will learn written and aural exercises to train their ear.

About Rebecca

My name is Rebecca and I am a Classical/ Pop singer living in Chicago! I received my Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from Chicago College of Performing Arts , and my Masters of Music at Loyola University New Orleans. I have sung numerous operatic roles, recitals, have appeared as the guest a

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Prisha M.
Best Teacher Ever ❀️❀️ 😍😍 🌺🌺
Maddie
I loved my singing lesson with Rebecca! She made warm ups feel so easy.
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Average Cost of Ear Training Lessons in Chicago, IL

The average cost of 60-minute ear training lessons in Chicago is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $134 per hour.
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"Rachel is great! So happy to be taking lessons and hearing differences in my voice already!"
Maddie
Took Ear Training lessons from Rachel S.
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"Perfect teacher for me! LOVE her!"
Jenni
Took Ear Training lessons from Fawn A.
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"Fawn is the best music teacher I've ever had."
Steven
Took Ear Training lessons from Fawn A.
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"I found Howard to be a terrific teacher. He propels and inspires; never manifests negativity - which is what a great teacher should do. His pedigree and qualifications are absolutely top-notch and I very much endorse him. For anyone seeking to learn piano, music theory, ear training, or other musical skills, you will find in Howard the rare combination of heart, insight and virtuosity."
Norman
Took Ear Training lessons from Howard R.
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"First lesson went very well. Zack held our daughters interest and she was quite interested in the piano lesson."
Kailey
Took Ear Training lessons from Zack D.
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"Francesca is an amazing teacher and support of your voice. She encourages you to find your voice, and embrace it's natural capabilities. She super dedicated to her career, and has a lot of students, but always take her time with you. I couldn't be more satisfied with my progress in such a short time. I highly recommend Francesca!"
Christopher
Took Ear Training lessons from Francesca V.
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"Zack helped me pass my aural theory test! And he improved my site reading tremendously!"
Logan
Took Ear Training lessons from Zack D.
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"Bridget is an incredibly patient, intelligent, and passionate teacher that can take your confidence level from a 6 to a 10 in just one lesson. Taking classes with her will definitely change the way you approach music and allow you to be your best self. πŸ’–"
Pat
Took Ear Training lessons from Bridget D.
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"Randy, I like your "Semper Method of Music” teaching method. It's applying knowledge with fun, and common sense... the best combination.
Good luck. You’re a great musician.
Joe Messina
Motown recording guitarist & Funk Brother"
Joe
Took Ear Training lessons from Randy L.
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"Billy's approach to ear training really helped me a lot! He went at my pace and made references to popular song a to hear chords that, without context, are hard to hear. He accommodated to my way of learning and went from there. I still use some of the methods he's taught me till this day!"
Rosdeli Marte
Took Ear Training lessons from Billy D.
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