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Sebastian A.

17 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelors in Music - Instrumental Performance from Columbia College Chicago
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Sebastian A.

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We will study improving ones accuracy, finger strength, and knowledge of the guitar. There are multiple ways in playing the acoustic guitar and I will show you the options and we'll work on the ones you like. Acoustic guitar could play classical, rock, folk, and many more so we'll focus on what style you're interested in. Depending on what you want to learn, I'll bring books, sheet music, or diagrams. We'll go at your pace and learn the music you want to learn.

About Sebastian

Playing and learning an instrument is beneficial to ones being because it is a great way to express ones self and it's an excellent stress reliever. It's also an amazing feeling playing an instrument you love to listen to. Learning any instrument could be daunting at first because there is so m

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Skylar A.
1st lesson. Sebastian made my 2 kids very comfortable!
Amanda K.
Wonderful, reliable teacher! Very patient and has a clear and consistent pedagogy. Very highly recommended!
Domink S.
Very nice, patient teacher! I m so happy we started lessons with Sebastian.

Apple Z.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Apple Z.

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learning skill of piano

About Apple

my name is apple. I graduated from chinese famous muscial university. I having 26 years experience at teaching piano and singing.

Mike G.

3 Reviews
Wheaton, IL
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music Education from Elmhurst College
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Mike G.

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I try to teach in a way that best fits the student's needs. I really enjoy the "learning process" and love helping students find out how they learn best. Also, I make a point to have students progress in a natural way that allows them to be making music at every stage along the way.

About Mike

Hi there! I am an elementary music teacher by day looking to work with students in a one-on-one setting to help them reach their music/performing goals. I have also taught high school drum line for 5 years, in addition to beginning 5th grade band. I provide piano, drum, guitar, and ukulele less

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Meredith L.
Meredith loved her first lesson. Thanks!
Cheander Harris
Very insightful and enthusiastic about teaching the ukulele! Very excited to continue to learn.
Rushes P.
Patient. Responsive. Listens. Challenges. Supportive. Overall a good teacher. Our daughter likes him.

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Megan B.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks German, Italian, English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Doctorate of Musical Arts in Voice from Louisiana State University
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Megan B.

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I have a Doctorate of Musical Arts degree in Vocal Performance and a minor in Vocal Pedagogy. My students can expect vocal technique through warmups, appropriate repertoire selection, language guidance, and an integration of singing and acting (performance skill) appropriate for auditions.

About Megan

Cuban-Puerto Rican soprano Megan Barrera is a native of Miami Florida, and is an active performer of both opera and concert repertoire. In 2019, Ms. Barrera was the second prizewinner of the Gabriela Beňačková International Vocal Competition in the Czech Republic. In 2018, Ms. Barrera was the first

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andrea M.
Megan is awesome! She is patient and very knowledgeable. I'd recommed her to anyone.
Dale W.
Great sessions very informative and helpful Megan is a great instructor
Patrick E.
Highly recommended! She is very talented!
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Julia V.

37 Reviews
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Starting at $43
  • Speaks French, German, Italian
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Julia V.

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Have you wondered how music is notated and what all those sharps and flats mean? Would you like to be able to look at a piece of music and know how it sounds and whether it would work for your voice? I can help you with that. With step by step workbooks and 15 minutes of practice a day, you can learn to read music within a few months and know the basics before that.
I recommend adults take from 45 minutes to 1 hour lessons weekly for skill building. The price of lessons DECREASES by 10% after each 5 lesson purchased for the first 15 lessons.

About Julia

I have a Master’s in Opera Performance from the Boston and New England Conservatories and graduated from Vocal Performance programs at Boston University and Western Washington University. I have sung professionally with Boston Lyric Opera, Children’s Theater Companies, churches and synagogue and ha

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Bella
Julia had wonderful ideas to further my 4-yr-old’s love of singing. She is wonderful with young children, and fun to learn from. She has a wealth of knowledge and experience to draw upon, and a beautiful voice.
Kady C.
Catherine
My daughter has learned so much with Julia in the past few weeks. It's been a true pleasure to witness the progress. They have worked on sight reading, tone, physical posture, and many other aspects of singing and sound production. Julia is a very caring and supportive instructor. She is full of enthusiasm and humor, and this shows in her choice of singing materials. We look forward to having more lessons with her!
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Daniela K.

34 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • M.A. in Pedagogical Science Music from The Russian State Pedagogical University, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Daniela K.

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While teaching classical piano, I always try to incorporate the material that students like the most: Holiday songs, Broadway melodies and favorite cartoon songs. All of this definitely adds to the enjoyment of learning how to play. Besides having two recitals a year, I encourage students to play in front of their peers at school, to always play for their families and to participate in various competitions and festivals around the St.Louis area.

About Daniela

Hi ! My name is Daniela and I can't wait to meet you! I have been teaching piano and theory since 1994 and have loved helping my students discover the beautiful world of music. Seeing my students grow into well rounded and educated people that love art, are able to recognize different styles

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Great teacher; very knowledgeable in both theory and methods of teaching
Lois (gift for my mother) ..
Daniela is a wonderful teacher; while learning the basics of your keyboard, each lesson is enhanced with a new theme to give a greater understanding of this beautiful instrument. Daniela has helped me accomplished a lot in just five lessons; I hope to continue as long as I can!
Xavier P.
Daniela is excellent.

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"Ahmad is an extraordinary teacher and musician. His patience, insight, knowledge and talent know no bounds. Aside from a keenly intelligent approach to teaching, Ahmad has a way of helping his students discover a true passion for music. He has immense respect for his students, and he wants them to succeed. He manages to help them understand the fundamentals while allowing them to explore their creativity and realize their potential. My son spent only a couple of years training with Ahmad, and he still regards him as one of the most influential people in his life. He taught him, he listened to him, he believed in him, and he contributed to his lifelong dedication to music. Whether you are a beginner or an accomplished musician, learning from this amazing guitarist is the best thing you can do for your pursuit of music!"
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"Melissa is great. She is very relaxed and has a wonderful way of encouraging me to sing better. The lesson is the quickest 30 minutes of my week!"
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Took Singing lessons from Melissa F.
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Took Piano lessons from Andrew Y.
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