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Chrissy S.

54 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, Dutch, German
  • Awarded After School Marketing Program Scholarship from Chicago Tribune (A-S Marketing)
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Chrissy S.

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Have you ever wanted to learn this wonderful and very humoristic language and culture? Be it you're just travelling because someone told you that they're making the best cheese in the world (which is true!) or you're moving there because someone got you a job (lucky you!) or you just want to learn another language because you're curious. Let me warn you: It is not a modification of the German language, even though there's a few words that might look similar at first glance, but they're pronounced completely different! So, a small country with a huge culture! Ik hoop, tot ziens!

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 t

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Daniel R.
Excellent teacher.
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Carl
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.
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Georgina L.

43 Reviews
Downers Grove, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 4 to 60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Georgina L.

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Fun, interactive, useful, motivating and effective classes.
Individual or group classes.
Native Spanish speaker and qualified teacher who tailors classes to students' level, needs, age, learning styles and interests.
FREE materials, flexible schedule and friendly atmosphere.

About Georgina

An energetic and highly motivated individual dedicated to fostering personal and intellectual growth through foreign language teaching, via modern and eclectic methodologies of language learning, with emphasis on interaction, communication, and generating interest in foreign languages and cultures.

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Jenna
Georgina was extremely nice and made me feel comfortable during the lesson
Zoe B.
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Gavin
Georgina takes her time to explain her lessons. It's been very beneficial!
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Stephanie Y.

27 Reviews
Westchester, IL
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Bachelor of Arts - Violin Performance from University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Stephanie Y.

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I love tailoring lessons to my students! Music is personal and I want to make sure you're learning what you're interested in or need to learn in order to prepare you for auditions or keep up in groups you play in. I always ask students for a list of music they're listening to or want to learn - nothing's off limits!

While I prefer working out of Piano Adventures Method Books for piano students, I'm happy to work out of materials you already own.

About Stephanie

I started Suzuki violin lessons at the age of 3 and went on to receive a Bachelor of Music degree from UW-Milwaukee. In following years, I did post graduate work at Alverno College and went on to complete Suzuki teacher training in Suzuki Books 1-4. Besides teaching private violin, viola, and piano

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Negar A.
She is incredibly patient , positive, cheerful and kind. She has been a blessing in our daughters life and through the chaos of Covid , she kept the passion to learn and play violin alive in her heart . She always has a big bright smile and a huge heart . Super accommodating and responsive… We love her and are grateful to have her teach our daughter .
Cora
Stephanie is so easy to work with and very knowledgeable. Love her! Learned so much in my first half hour.
Marlee
Stephanie was so patient and very informative. I absolutely love her positive correction. Neither Marlee my 7 year old or myself have any knowledge of the violin and she has been excellent.
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Genevieve T.

13 Reviews
Riverside, IL
Starting at $42
  • Awarded New York Philharmonic Zarin Mehta Fellow from New York Philharmonic
  • Teaches students 3 to 70
  • Bachelors of Music in Cello Perfomance from Cleveland Institute of Music
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Genevieve T.

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I can help guide you through setting up your recording equipment to the actual recording process to editing your recordings.

About Genevieve

I am a professional cellist, skilled in all solo, chamber, and orchestra settings. My playing has invited me into the top ranking music festivals in the world including Tanglewood Music Center, Aspen Music Festival, Music Academy of the West, and many others. These opportunities have led me to perf

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Excellent. Thoughtful and focused on the basics and started where I was at.
Tyler W.
Fantastic first lesson and 100% looking forward to more!
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Farobag C.

44 Reviews
Orland Park, IL
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, Gujarati, English, Music
  • Awarded 2004 Excellence in Performing Arts or Literature from FEZANA
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Farobag C.

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Reiki is an alternative / complementary holistic therapy that helps invigorate and intensify the "chi" or life energy that promotes the body's natural ability to heal. It works both on the mental and physical planes to achieve a balanced state of well-being.

Therapeutic sessions are thirty minutes in length for both children and adults.

About Farobag

Music Director of the Chicago Philharmonia Orchestra from1985 to 2002, Farobag has also served as Managing Director of the University of Chicago Performing Artists Series from 1989 through 2002 and principal conductor of its resident professional ensembles. A skilled interpreter of Baroque literatur

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Jim
First lesson. Too soon to tell. Not what I was expecting, but I had nothing on which to base any expectation. I will trust the process.
Andreas - Marianna P.
Great experience!
Ambarish
Very good - deeply knowledgeable about music
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Katarina L.

4 Reviews
Westmont, IL
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Slovak
  • Magister in Musicology from Comenius University
  • Teaching since 1987
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Katarina L.

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I am trained in Russian technique using relaxation movements that prevent painful cramps in wrist and forearm. I have been teaching primarily children from age 4 in music schools and homes since 1987. I like to motivate them by letting them choose their favorites, like songs from Disney movies or some other popular songs. I am very patient and encouraging. I am happy when I see love for music growing in hearts of students.

About Katarina

I attended six years at State Conservatory and graduated with Magister degree from Comenius University in former Czechoslovakia. I performed during my college years with a chamber vocal-instrumental ensemble. I started teaching piano and music theory in 1987 at a music school and later I was giving

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Kyle Mitchell
Ms. Lalinska has been a great teacher! I'm pretty new to piano and she's been nothing but patient throughout our lessons. I've found that after learning some basic music theory on chords I'm all the more interested in improving. She has also been flexible in scheduling, which is particularly important due to my shifting schedule. Highly recommend!
Tomas Kratka
Katarina has been a fantastic teacher, helping me get to learn the basics of piano while teaching me how to play with a relaxed technique to preserve my hands and forearms -- I work on a computer all day so I will sometimes get cramped hands.
Jessica
Katarina is very knowledgeable about piano and theory, having studied and taught for many years. She uses the Russian technique and teaches excellent technical skill. She is patient and fair, and above all, a wonderful teacher!!

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"Very nice and easy to work with."
Wendy
Took Korean lessons from Sunho K.
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"Philippe was my instructor for 4 weeks and I will say that my confidence in speaking and my understanding of French grammar has skyrocketed!

His teaching style is adaptive! He focuses on the needs of the student and makes learning French feel less like a chore. The environment he sets is one that allows the student to make mistakes without judgement. I greatly appreciated on the spot corrections when I made a mistake. Also, if I did not know the meaning of a word, he would go over it with me to include all related words that would help to remember.

There is never a dull moment in class either. He is very funny and he is very relaxed. With that, be prepared for him to push you very hard.

With all that said, you will not go wrong with having Philippe as your instructor. I guarantee he is the best in the business!

Philippe,
Thanks for the time and effort you took to teach me. I am forever grateful. We will keep in touch!
-Monsieur Muscle"
Jerick
Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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"I started taking lessons from Jacqueline in person but have moved to online during the shutdown. I'm 66 and have taken some formal french courses but my conversational skills are lacking. It is often difficult finding a teacher that can be effective with someone in my age group. Jacqueline has been excellent at getting me to converse, improving my pronunciation, and working on my comprehension and grammar. We generally meet once a week but I would recommend more often."
david
Took French lessons from Jacqueline G.
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"Our daughter is really enjoying class with Elsa."
Cora
Took French lessons from Elsa M.
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"Supe patient and makes lessons fun and interesting"
Jen 'Willow"
Took Farsi lessons from Farangis S.
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"Good job on preparing vocabulary to help me study for the N3 exam."
Toni
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"marina is great patient , understanding and very friendly and flexible , is very fun lesson"
Mo
Took Russian lessons from Marina K.
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"Hilda was an excellent instructor. I felt as though I learned in a meaningful, fun, and easy to remember way. There will be challenges ahead I'm sure but I feel quite confident that I will be taught how to overcome them. Felt very at ease and welcomed to her class. I highly recommend her to any future students. Looking forward to future lessons and becoming adept at speaking Spanish in a very fun and proper way."
Walter
Took Spanish lessons from Hilda R.
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"I have worked with Youngju at Kodaikanal International School in India. Saying in a word, she is a wonderful teacher. Not only qualified by teaching as a teacher, but also she has been challenging learning new things as a life-long learner. And she is a person with great personality. Very patient, caring and thoughtful. As a Korean language teacher, I am sure you can enjoy learning Korean with her. You could also get a lot of help from her for learning new language as a second language learner. Best of luck to all of learners!"
Sukang
Took Korean lessons from Youngju S.
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"He is really helping me to learn the sounds and innotations of the French language. Bonne classe!"
Pat
Took French lessons from JP B.
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