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Elizabeth B.

50 Reviews
Evanston, IL
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Master of Fine Arts from Goddard College
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Elizabeth B.

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I have both a Bachelor and Master of Music degrees and teach Music at the college level. I can help all students understand, appreciate, and enjoy music more with a solid foundation in music theory.

About Elizabeth

Elizabeth has taught violin and viola for twenty years. She has a Master of Music degree in Violin Performance from DePaul University School of Music. Her teachers have been among the best in the world. She has been a member of orchestras, chamber music ensembles, and has performed solos throughout

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I'm an intermediate player who needed refinement and refresher of my core techniques. I went to Elizabeth because she has a background in both fiddle & classical. After watching me play, she affirmed that which I was doing correctly and then helped me to improve where I was lacking. I would recommend Elizabeth.
Heather R.
really good
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Wendy P.

38 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks For purposes of singing: French, Italian, German
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Theater/Voice from University of Kansas
  • Teaching since 2003
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Wendy P.

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I can instruct you on sight-singing and basic theory of harmonics, as well as building harmonies for yourself or your band. Singers need to understand about keys, meters, rhythm and other theory terms that musicians throw about.

About Wendy

I've been teaching private vocal instruction since 2003, and opened my own studio in 2008. I love helping people find their true, authentic voice, which I feel is essential not only for singers but many other people as well! Singing is a great joy, and the voice is one of our primary modes of expre

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Nelson G.
I couldn’t recommend Wendy enough. No matter what walk of life you come from, she’ll find a way to connect with you and help you reach your goal. I’m already seeing improvements and can’t wait to go back every week.
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Blake C.
Very helpful and focused on what needed to be worked on. Will definitely be looking forward to working with her again!

Jon N.

11 Reviews
Skokie, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, French, Italian, I also started to learn German and Russian.
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 to 75
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Jon N.

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There is no finer teacher of music theory in Illinois. I have retaught those who already possess a music degree but realize there is a lot missing.

Theory is actually a misnomer for the nuts and bolts, the ABC's of music, without which you will flounder, but with which you will go everywhere.

About Jon

Jon N. was born and raised in Mexico City and is proudly an American citizen. He has been performing since the age of three, on several instruments, studying music since fourteen, and still takes lessons to this day. What's not to love? He is proud to teach at all levels, including many professi

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Konrad K.
Jon deeply connects with the student. He adjusts the lessons accordingly to learning needs. He finds what makes one happy and also, incorporates it in lessons to awaken even more interest. My 12 year old is very happy to be taught by Jon.
Jerilyn M.
I cannot study with Jon Novi because I cannot go to his house because I have a disability. He is a wonderful teacher. best, Jerilyn Miripol.
Jerilyn
He did not stress me. Has a relaxed attitude. Looking forward to receiving a composition book, or song book.
Glad I met him.

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Kris S.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Bachelor's of Arts in Music and Psychology from University of Connecticut
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 13 and up
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Kris S.

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Learn chord structures, progressions, scales, and how music works. Expand your music tool box!

About Kris

2020 Update: all lessons are taught over Skype or Zoom. Check the remote lessons demo video in my profile to get a sense of what it's like! Music is a rewarding art with infinite depths - the approach you take to learn it should reflect this. When you take piano lessons with me we’ll cover a

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Rich B.
Kris is awesome. He creates well rounded lessons that keep your brain active and asking for more. I’ve already started to see significant improvement after only two weeks. I’m happy I found him to help me with my piano journey.
roey
Not only does Kris teach you all the building blocks to help you get started on your piano career but he also teaches you how to build a strong passion and love for music.My experience with Kris was truly amazing and it was so much fun to work with him! once again thank you kris.
Nickolas S.
Kris has exceptional knowledge of Music Theory. I had a very great session with him and look forward to many more in the future.
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Hannah R.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $37
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • B.A. Music-Vocal Performance from Palm Beach Atlantic University
  • Teaches Beginner
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Hannah R.

7 Reviews
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Would you like to learn the basics of rhythm, sight singing, and the foundations of music? Then music theory is a place you should begin! You will learn to read music the same way that you read a book, sound out rhythms like you would sound out letters, and understand form the way you understand a paragraph!

About Hannah

I am a professional singer, a signed singer/songwriter with Destiny Music Records, and a worship leader at my congregation, where I also teach my students! In addition, I am the residential Music Director for Rich Theatre in Virginia Beach. I graduated from Palm Beach Atlantic University in vocal p

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soul
Very knowledgeable, encouraging, and supportive. She knows her craft and I cannot wait to improve my voice.
Jess
Very patient and clearly explained processes for a newbie like me
Chanakya S.
My first lesson was awesome. She didn't rush and took time to explain a lot if techniques which are required to be an amazing singing voice. I am lucky to have a very professional and knowledgable teacher like her.

Nicole C.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks French, German, Italian, Latin, Tagalog
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded Classical Finalist from National Classical Singer Competition
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Nicole C.

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My focus as a Music Theory Teacher is to help you feel comfortable, confident, articulate, and musically literate so you can connect with your music, your other instructors, and future colleagues in the music world.

If you are a beginner or intermediate student, you are always welcome. We will patiently and efficiently work together to enhance your knowledge of rhythm, chord structure and chord progression, musical form, solfége (fixed or moveable do), style markings, how theory differs between genres, and any other questions you may have.

For intermediate and advanced students, we can expand your knowledge with expert/ advanced theories and application such as Schenkerian Analysis, Symphonic score reading for performance, Recording Session settings, identifying Classical Forms for memorization, application in Live Bands (original and cover band settings), conducting and leading in multiple ensembles and styles, and multi-lingual markings/ music vocabulary).

Whether you ...

About Nicole

Nicole is available to teach lessons for students of all levels. Beginning her singing career when she was 7, she most recently sang at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, was a winner of the international CS Competition in musical theatre, and is a Chicago F.A.M.E. finalist for Jazz and popular music. Co

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Alice
Nicole was great -- excellent teacher and lovely manner. We are very pleased.
Norah F.
Amazing! My daughter is pumped for next week, Ms. Nicole was great!
Rachelle + Dad J.
Nicole is absolutely amazing! Her musical background is reflected in her language expertise and we were able to begin learning German with ease!

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Deerfield, IL

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Deerfield is $65. 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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$52 average
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"Trevor is wonderful and sensitive to special learning needs."
Will
Took Music Theory lessons from Trevor H.
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"AMAZING!

I met Dave in my music theory class at Ex'pression college. He's the reason why I'm making music today. I went from not knowing a thing about music theory or a piano to creating chord progressions, understanding modes, intervals, modal interchange, and how to read sheet music. He's extremely patient, professional, and easy to get along with. His passion for music and teaching is infectious, I highly recommend!!!"
Jerry
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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"I thought Julie a great teacher for my daughter Sparrow.She was patient, honest and able to keep my young daughter focused and happy with learning and wanting to come back. My daughter says "I thought she was nice and great. I love you""
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Took Music Theory lessons from Julie P.
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"Very patient with me. I'm not the fastest learner, so Michelle's delicate and meticulous approach was very effective."
Jose
Took Music Theory lessons from Michelle T.
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"I worked with Madeline while I was taking my music theory classes and she was great at helping me simplify and understand the content. She worked well with people at all different levels and always had these small tricks to make things easier."
Emily
Took Music Theory lessons from Madeline H.
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"She is amazing I’ve been a student of hers for a year and I have learned so much from her! I’m sad to be leaving her but she has taught me a lot. I would definitely recommend her."
Grace
Took Music Theory lessons from Maureen K.
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"I started taking guitar lessons for the first time 10 months ago and am thankful I found such a great teacher in Ahmad. His positive attitude and love of music helps me stay engaged and lessons are productive and fun.

One of the great things about Ahmad is he listens to you and adjusts lesson content based on the feedback you provide. His ability to listen allows Ahmad to deliver a personalized lesson plan that incorporates your goals and gets you excited about what you are working on.

Ahmad also has taught me techniques to prevent and address minor aches that come up while learning to play. He takes this seriously and shows you how to prevent and resolve any issues that come up.

Overall, taking lessons from Ahmad has been a very positive experience. I look forward to continuing working with him to get better."
Shawn
Took Music Theory lessons from Ahmad G.
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"David helped me to understand why some of the stuff I was doing worked, why some did not and how to adjust to the things that do. David was quick to get a grasp on where my both execution ability and understanding where and gears his input in a manner that both motivates and expands my understanding. I wish I could have had David's when I first began playing so I would not have wasted so much effort."
Rick
Took Music Theory lessons from David G.
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"Tom has been working with our daughter to aid her in understanding the concepts of music theory. He is patient and provides outside material for her to reinforce the concepts they are working on together. He has a passion for teaching music and it is evident in his desire for his students to grow."
Annie
Took Music Theory lessons from Tom S.
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"Rebecca has GREAT PATIENCE. Best teacher I've ever studied with and I can't wait for our next lesson. Just from one lesson, my music theory skills have vastly improved."
Richie G.
Took Music Theory lessons from Rebecca S.
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