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Claire C.

18 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Claire C.

18 Reviews
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Electric guitar can be intimidating! Amps and pedals provide a wide variety of sound, but which one is right for you? Together we will work to build the precision necessarry to get your instrument sounding great!

About Claire

My name is Claire and I have been making a living as a touring/gigging musician for the last eight years. I studied music performance and production at Columbia College Chicago. I have played in a variety of styles, both solo and as part of a band. I currently tour with my band, The Lucky Dutch on

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Alex Ivanov
Claire is extremely patient, positive, and most importantly knowledgeable. After only five lessons, she's given me a lot to work with and I can without a doubt say my singing has improved.

I recommend Claire to anyone interested in improving their singing, regardless of skill level, age, style, etc. She's fantastic!
Paul
Claire is great! Having a blast and learning the ropes.
Jacob D.
Great teacher! Relaxed, enthusiastic, and helped me with exactly what I wanted.
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Dave K.

22 Reviews
Palos Heights, IL
Starting at $24
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dave K.

22 Reviews
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I have been teaching guitar for 18 years and have taught hundreds of satisfied students. When you sign up for guitar lessons with me, you will begin by learning the basics of the instrument including proper holding and playing position, tone production, rhythm, first position notes,basic chords and notation. Once you get the basics down, you will learn how to play your favorite guitar riffs and songs. All of this can happen within the first 4-6 months of playing.

About Dave

Dave K. began playing guitar at the age of 10. His influences include Joe Satriani, Eric Johnson, Guthrie Govan, Jimi Hendrix, David Gilmour, Jeff Beck, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Pat Martino, Pat Metheny and Scott Henderson. At the age of 17 he began teaching private guitar and bass lessons to classmates

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Howard W.
I haven't played the violin since I was in middle school, and I wanted to re-learn to play it. I am so glad I picked Dave, he is very professional and made me feel very comfortable. I jumped in with both feet and Dave made the instructions at our first lesson easy for me to understand. Excellent location and studio is awesome.
Rushia Hendricks
Excellent lesson. Does a wonderful job at taking older students and gently holding their feet to the fire to bring out the best- even under the most challenging of circumstances. Kudos to being such a uniquely great teacher!
Tom L.
I realize it was the first lesson but I was a little disappointed that we spend nearly the entire time on housekeeping items, like canceling and re-scheduling appointments. I think that could have been covered with an e-mail or handout. I also thought we spent too much time going over the differences between acoustic and electric guitars - considering my age and background. Would have liked to see him demonstrate what I was asked to practice before the next lesson instead of just being told to refer to the workbook.

Ryan P.

3 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded John Phillips Sousa Award from Helias High School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ryan P.

3 Reviews
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First off, I'm a patient, passionate and informative teacher! I realize that no two students are the same, which is why I'll create a unique lesson plan that is specifically tailored to you. Plus, my lesson plans are purely based on YOUR goals. Tell me what you want to do and I'll have you picking, strumming and playing it in no time. Signup for my stress-free, fun lessons today so we can start playing music, together!

About Ryan

I have been teaching guitar to students of all different ages and experience levels for nine years. My stress-free lessons are uniquely tailored to each and every student that I take on. My lessons are designed to accomplish what my student wants to learn and take away from the guitar. I welcome al

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Logan
Ryan is an outstanding instructor who taught me my first lesson. Every week, I looked forward to having my next lesson with Ryan. He has great musical knowledge that he applies to each lesson. Ryan is extremely patient and friendly. I was always impressed with the good communication that he employed. Every lesson I had felt like it was tailored to me personally and they were always fun. I strongly suggest giving Ryan a try, he won't let you down.
Logan
Ryan is an outstanding instructor who taught me my first lesson. Every week, I looked forward to having my next lesson with Ryan. He has great musical knowledge that he applies to each lesson. Ryan is extremely patient and friendly. I was always impressed with the good communication that he employed. Every lesson I had felt like it was tailored to me personally and they were always fun. I strongly suggest giving Ryan a try, he won't let you down.
Carey
Ryan is very kind and patient teacher. He has a great knowledge of music. Over the time he has been working with my son, Ryan has taken time to get to know my son. This bond encourages my son to work harder and develop more. I would highly recommend Ryan as a teacher to everyone and have done so when people ask me who gives my son instruction.

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Richard G.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Bachelor of Arts, Communications from Rowan University
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Richard G.

4 Reviews
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Guitar In The Modern Context -

Various lessons available focused on the guitar as an extension of the player. Emphasis on tone and style, over technique - it's not how many notes you can play, it's what you do with them.

About Richard

I can't wait to work with you! I am passionate about the subjects I teach, and find nothing can compare to seeing a student "get it", so they may too enjoy the passion that comes from learning and doing something they love. Everything I teach I've learned most completely by doing as a Profession

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Teresa B.
Richard is so patient and knowledgeable. I am very happy with our lessons. Because of my background with classical guitar he wondered if the fact that he doesn't read music and I am renewing my mind back into it would not be a good teaching set-up. Not at all. I now have an electric guitar and the five years spent playing classical, now fifteen years ago, did not give me a good foundation for understanding music theory unfortunately. I have a genre I had already picked out fingerstyle electric and now with some thinking my way through the basics I did have I still need to learn just basic strumming etc. I understand what he is referring to in music so we still speak in the same key. Also and lastly my daughter has a severe seizure/dementia disorder that is very unpredictable and our caregiver's mom just passed away so there will be times when I just can't do a week/day. He has been very understanding. I am smiling from my soul because music is my healing path for difficult stuff I couldn't pay any doctor/therapist to even call me back for. Thank you so much for your assistance. Sincerely Teresa
Rick W.
Richard got me off to a great start with my new camera.
Frankie L.
Hi Richard!

Thanks again for your time and info yesterday. I will email you soon, and we will figure out when we should meet for our next class.

Have a great day!

Frankie

Steve S.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Classical Guitar from Pinellas County Center For The Arts
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Steve S.

1 Review
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I teach all levels, I look forward to jamming!

About Steve

Steve is a nationally recognized guitar player and has been playing guitar for over 20 years. He has toured with international acts around the world, won Sam Ash's Best in Shred Clearwater, and his youtube videos on guitar have over 100,000 views. His styles and knowledge range from classical, to b

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Toni
Excellent instructor. High recommend!
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Joseph L.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Performance from Berklee College of Music
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Joseph L.

5 Reviews
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Online Electric Guitar Teacher

I have years of teaching experience with the following features:

- Focusing on students personal musical interest
- Customizing music curriculum accordingly
- Teaching all styles, specializing in Jazz, Rock, Blues
- Offering beginner to advanced level lessons and theory
- Nurturing students passion for music
- Creating a soothing atmosphere
- Online and in-home lessons available
- All ages welcome

About Joseph

I am Joe L. from Lebanon, New Hampshire. I started playing guitar at age 11. Over the years I explored many different styles such as rock, blues, metal and classical. As I further devoted myself to music I started playing the flute, saxophone, piano, and bass. My passion for music led to several su

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Calum
Taught me some cool new blues picking. This guy knows his shit!
Matt
Joe is a great guy and musician, a really easy person to work with, talk to, and hang with. Most importantly he is an extraordinary musician, he knows his stuff, and he knows how to communicate it to a student. His knowledge spans far beyond a pro and his teaching skills surpass many "professional" teachers I have worked with in the past. Nothing but a joy every lesson. Joe has opened my eyes to what the fretboard displays harmonically. I am grateful for what he has given me. Thanks Joe!
Malik
I'm currently taking electric guitar lessons from Joe. Without a doubt, it is the highlight of my week to spend an hour jamming with him. While learning a new instrument is always difficult (especially one as physically/mentally demanding as the guitar), Joe is endlessly knowledgeable and always has a cool new trick to show me to make everything less daunting and more fun. It has been such a joy to be instructed by someone so funny, talented, patient, and kind. I cannot recommend Joe enough!

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Average Cost of Electric Guitar Lessons in Chicago, IL

The average cost of 60-minute electric guitar lessons in Chicago is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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"Going back over a decade, I bought my first real guitar from Greg, an 80s Avila Rhoads. Over the years that followed, Greg taught me quite a bit in the ways of repair/maintainence as well as theory/sound scultping. The man is truly an inspiration. From the day his old shop opened, to now, Greg has always been a great teacher."
- Paul
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Greg had ne understanding more advanced techniques like sweep picking and tapping, he also introduced me to new musicians work that I would've likely missed, and these artists gave me further inspiration."
- Anthony
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"I enjoyed my first lesson very much. Ahmad is an excellent and patient teacher, and he explains things in an easy to understand manner. He keeps things light and fun, yet there is always progress and learning happening. Can't wait until my next lesson!"
- Sharon
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"I haven't had lessons in a long time. But I wanted to get back into them as I feel like I missed alot on my musical journey as a guitar player. Greg knew right away where to start to get me going on the right path. He explains things in a way that's easy to understand and I have alot of fun learning from him."
- Matthew
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Fantastic instructor with a breadth of knowledge but also the patience to explain everything. He is always willing to deconstruct concepts in order to make them easier to understand. Helped me understand fundamental chords and scales in theory and in practice. Also, he showed me how to play some songs i requested and showed me how to improve on the parts i had trouble with. Very nice guy and a real professional!"
- Anthony
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Emiliano T.
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"Stellar. Sergei knows his stuff, is good at figuring out quickly where you are and helping you see a path forward. Super patient and skilled at what he does. Recommended for jazz, blues, improv and the basics."
- Rob
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Sergei Z.
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"Amazing guitar learning experience with Stephen!!!
Stephen is a very knowledgeable and professional music instructor. I have been taking lesson at his studio for about 8 months. I go there once a week for my 45 min class and practice 15 min every other days at home. Now I can play the musics I like. Also, during the lesson, he always put the me in the live band situation so I can react to the beats and rhythm from different instruments. Fun!!!!!!!!!"
- Emma M.
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Stephen B.
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"Greg is an incredible player with a humble attitude towards teaching. He also has helped me with all of my technical questions !"
- Michael
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Morgan teaches theory from the beginning. Because of that I was able to fill in the gaps in my knowledge and have improved my soloing and riffing a lot."
- Kevin
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Morgan W.
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"Excellent instructor. High recommend!"
- Toni
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Steve S.
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