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Chrissy S.

52 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks German, Dutch, French
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Chrissy S.

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Have you ever wanted to learn how to play the piano? Well, your dream is about to come true! I have a beautiful Kohler & Campbell Upright in my living room and you get to play it!
When I meet a new student, my goal is first to find out your personal music preferences and goals. Then I usually start with warm-ups, exercises and scales. You get to choose from my wonderful literature of music on your path of discovery! If you want me to I'll keep records of your musical as well as your technical progress. But above all it's important to me that you have fun! So let's get started -your dreams are within reach!

About Chrissy

Originally born in Germany, Chrissy developed a passion for music, language and teaching early on. Right out of High School she helped her mother, who was an educator at that time, write and stage-manage a children's Musical which found great response from the audience. During her Music studies in

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Chrissy was incredibly helpful in determining how I learn and then devising a series of lesson plans that help me learn in the easiest and fastest manner. It's been great so far and I expect to make quick progress because of her skills and personality.
Joseph A.
Chrissy is a very competent and understanding teacher. As I wasn’t a typical student for her, she quickly changed her lesson structure and tried to cover content in different musical genres. She was patient with my progress and encouraging. I think I learned quiet a lot of information and hope to continue my lessons hopefully in the near future.

Matthew N.

29 Reviews
Naperville, IL
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Matthew N.

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Matthew has studied piano for over 20 years and has taught for over 10 years. Covering all styles you can expect a well rounded lesson with focus on theory and technique. Students will learn major and minor scales and keys and be able to identify chord types and shapes while reading music.

About Matthew

Matthew N. has been an educator and performer in the Chicago area and suburbs for over 15 years. Currently holding a studio of nearly 50 students he has become one of the area's many successful private instructors. Teaching piano, drums, and guitar Matthew can accommodate any student's needs and mu

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Kevin C.
Matt taught me for a 3 month period and helped me drastically with learning how to improvise guitar solos. I can't thank Matt enough for his help in helping me with a rather unorthodox time to start getting lessons. Each week he told me to bring 3 songs with a guitar solo I would like to learn in different genres and each week we broke down the solos for me to practice and gather their techniques. Thank you so much Matt!
Tejas A.
My 9 year old son had his first session yesterday, and he loved it. Matthew is great, responsive and especially patient! My son is looking forward to having more sessions!
Gabriel S.
Matt is an amazing instructor. I highly recommend him.
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Matthew R.

8 Reviews
Elmwood Park, IL
Starting at $35
  • BM Jazz Studies (focus in trumpet) from Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Matthew R.

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A grounded and comprehensive approach to the organization of notes from both a functional, in-the-moment perspective (my experience as an improvising instrumentalist) and an executive, top-down perspective (my experience as a composer for large-ensemble)

About Matthew

I'm a multi-instrumentalist and composer with two degrees earned concurrently from Indiana University--one a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the College of Arts and Sciences, the other a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from the internationally renowned Jacobs School of Music. Upon arriving

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Adam C Attas
Really awesome grasp of theory and the ability to make it tangible. Loved the first lesson and am looking forward to more.
Robert
Great ! I am so happy. Mathew is so patience. Great teacher!!! Robert
Tommy S.
Matt is so thorough and teaches our son with a lesson catered just to the way he learns. He is also very polite and prompt with correspondence, too! We love Matt!

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Betty N.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Guitar from Musicians Institute
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
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Betty N.

3 Reviews
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I cover all aspects of guitar technique and include a comprehensive study of applied musical application.

About Betty

A graduate from Musicians Institute. Betty is a working professional musician that brings a wealth of professional knowledge to her students. She has played in several U.S. tours and most recently Europe. She is a knowledgeable teacher who can help students reach their musical goals. She will not o

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De Marcus R.
Betty is an excellent instructor. She makes learning exciting and practical. With no guitar experience, I've learned basic guitar chords, a blues chord progression, and pentatonic scales, in only 3 weeks. Which set the foundation for me to began learning my first guitar song. Betty is a real musician, and her passion for the craft will inspire you to want to learn and become better. If you want to learn from the best, you want to learn from Betty.
Julian A.
Betty was very friendly and knowledgeable,
my son really enjoy taking the first class with her.
Stephen D.
Betty will provide a great lesson experience showing you some of her tips and tricks to expedite the learning process that will benefit your playing and understanding of guitar. She brings in all her personal experience and knowledge to each lesson. Betty's approach and style of teaching makes it fun and easy to understand.

Zaid D.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelors in Music Education from Valley Forge Military Academy
  • Teaching since 2010
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Zaid D.

9 Reviews
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Students will learn through one year of lessons how to:
play 35 essential acoustic guitar chords
play 15 essential strumming patterns
play Power chords, slash chords & easy ‘cheat’ chords
Finger picking patterns - Play in 4/4, 3/4 and 6/8 time
Play in any key using a capo
Play any song in 3 capo positions
Understanding chord charts
Transpose complex keys into guitar-friendly keys
Tuning, pick and strumming technique
Damping strings, learn the notes on the neck

About Zaid

Zaid is available for in-home, at school location , and online lessons worldwide in both English and Español!. Zaid has been playing piano for over 15 years and teaching music since 2010. Zaid teaches all experience levels from beginner to intermediate and advanced. Although trained in standard

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Jace O.
Absolutely amazing!! My son loved it.
Kaylee S.
Great teacher and very patient, he cared about what he was doing, Thanks Zaid!
Jeff
Zaid is knowledgeable and dedicated instructor. He has taught my daughter for at least two years who had no experience and I feel that she has progressed faster than I think she would have at any typical music place.
The organization, and structure of the lessons are well planned and easy to follow.

Ridley R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $167
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Ridley R.

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I teach people how to use FL Studio Daw to become producers using a laptop

About Ridley

I have been doing music production for many years. If your looking to make beats via laptop or computer I can teach you how to do that

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Joan has been a fantastic teacher to our 5 year old son. She is very patient and takes the time to ensure that he is following directions and understanding drumming concepts. She also is flexible with scheduling and kept in constant touch with us if any changes were made to the scheduled practice lessons. We highly recommend Joan to anyone who is looking to take drum lessons from TakeLessons. Thanks Joan!!!"
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Took Piano lessons from Lucian W.
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"Ms JoAnn is a great teacher. She has the knowledge, and the understanding. She is very helpful in all ways to help student develop the skills.
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Took Cello lessons from JoAnn R.
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"The first lesson was very informative and we look forward to our future lessons."
Ashlyn
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jon S.
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Took Trumpet lessons from Wade B.
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"Nicole is a very good tutor. She listens to your requirements and then puts together the right exercises for your lessons. Very enjoyable and informative. Looking forward to my next lesson!"
Lorraine
Took Singing lessons from Nicole L.
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"My first piano lesson turned out to be so much more than I could have ever expected. My teacher, Kristin is so engaged in the lesson and so very well prepared. We covered so much in such a short time. She made every minute both fun and informative while providing a very friendly environment in her studio. I feel very fortunate to have found such a really competent music teacher."
Diane
Took Piano lessons from Kristin M.
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"My daughter age 11 has grown so much over this last year and a half working with Mr. Bruce in the gift of her voice, tools to improve range, pitch and how to care for her voice! He has Excellent patience and dedication in helping the student grow and learn."
Rachel
Took Singing lessons from Steven B.
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"I've had other piano instructors, but with Joseph I've learned a lot more."
Matthew
Took Piano lessons from Joseph S.
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"Although I was forced to select a subject of Acoustic Guitar on the review form, my children and I have also taken lessons with Mel Parker on every subject in the pick list plus a few more. Theory, composition, recording. Improvisation techniques, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, banjo, violin, bass, mandolin, ear training, techniques applied to all music genre's, group and solo performance techniques, ETC! The main point here is that as an accomplished and talented musician, Mel Parker is fluent in the music industry and very skilled at teaching all skill levels, from beginner to pro. He can teach very rigid focused lessons or he can shift and adjust the lesson instantly to meet the needs of the student. My children have been able to explore and experiment different instruments, genre's and other areas of the music industry as their interests grew and changed over the years. They have had many changes in their interests but the one constant has been the TEACHER! It is wonderful to be able to have 1 teacher adjust his education for the ever changing and growing needs of my family. Both of my children are now very accomplished award winning performers and we all agree that Mel Parker has been/is the primary influencer in their accomplishments."
Anna
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Mel P.
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