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Val K.

40 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Russian, French, Italian, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Crescendo Award from Bel Canto Competition, Chicago
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Val K.

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My experience in teaching music performance is vast and solid. I've been working with a variety of collectives and genres for over 15 years and most of my students are very successful performers.

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My name is Val and I am an expert in teaching voice. I have been enjoying helping singers and musicians for over 15 years and so very proud to have clients who have already climbed to #1 on Billboard charts and are successfully developing their careers with major labels such as Columbia Records and

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Maurice
Has adapted well to my unorthodox & rebellious learning style.... Definitely feeling the support
Mike N.
I'm a beginner and Val was very patient. He started me out with some great basics for me to practice and enforced that I should make it fun!
Bruce
Awesome experience, very much impressed by Val's knowledge and his kind personality.
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Claire C.

20 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Claire C.

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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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Tage
Super patient and knowledgeable.
Matthew T.
Great first lesson with Claire. She listens and understands and comes up with a plan accordingly. Very highly recommend.
Richard H.
All is well on the first day of class!

Luis L.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 12 to 18
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Luis L.

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I will make sure that each student that I teach will make progress. Also, unlike other private tutors, I am willing to help student with their concert music and share techniques in general.

About Luis

I am a student at UIC getting a bachelor in Music Performance. My job is to make sure you gain experience of private lesson if any of you are interested of pursuing in music. I am also a composer for concert band. As a music student, I want to make sure that you have fun and gain some learning expe

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Melissa L.

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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Elementary Education from UW-River Falls
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Melissa L.

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I began playing clarinet over 12 years ago and have been passionate about it ever since. I have taught music, as well as performed solos, duets, quartets, concerts, and more. I have a minor in music and have won scholarships for performance. As a teacher, I know how to make reading and playing music accessible and successful for all!

About Melissa

I am an experienced classroom teacher, tutor, caregiver, and leader. I have minors in Music and Spanish, a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education, and a Master's degree in Educational Leadership. I have also been in competitive public speaking for several years. With a solid understanding of ed

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My son (rising 4th grader) said his first lesson was super fun! Melissa was well prepared for the lesson and kept my son engaged.

Mayowa O.

2 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mayowa O.

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Welcome to Beginner DJ lessons.

I offer private lessons in DJ Mixing, Scratching, and Music Production. My lessons covers everything from beginning DJ lessons to advanced tips and tricks. I work with Serato DJ, Scratch Live etc.. Whatever you’re comfortable with, I can show you how to become a Great DJ.

About Mayowa

Hi, I go by DJ 7-7 I have been DJing for 10+ years, from clubs, to lounges, events, weddings etc.. you name it, I have done it. I worked with any genre of music: Hip-hop, Dancehall, House, Pop, Afrobeat, Reggae etc..

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Mayowa was an excellent teacher! Full of excitement and great at teaching. He made enjoy DJing and I’m excited to learn more from him! His prices are also very reasonable! He’s awesome !

Melissa J.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Bachelors of Music from Lindenwood University
  • Awarded Lucette Stumberg Flanagan Award in Fine and Performing Arts from Shane Williams - Lindenwood University
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Melissa J.

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I have been playing piano for 23 years and cello for 16 years. I love sharing music with others and seeing them grow to love music as well. I am currently a pianist for the KC Ballet’s ROAD program. I have a Bachelors of Music from Lindenwood University. I have been a piano accompanist for 7 years. I taught 5th grade Orchestra Club in the Fort Zumwalt School District and was a substitute teacher for Orchestra classes for 3 years. I have been teaching private lessons for 10 years.

About Melissa

I have been playing piano for 23 years and cello for 16 years. I love sharing music with others and seeing them grow to love music as well. I am currently a pianist for the KC Ballet’s ROAD program. I have a Bachelors of Music from Lindenwood University. I have been a piano accompanist for 7 years.

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Taylor E.
Great first lesson with hands-on playing, not just an orientation. Looking forward to the next lesson!
Gerald
I decided to take up cello at age 57 as a new instrument. Melissa did a great job teaching proper technique and method and was really aware of my personal goals for what I wanted to achieve. She has a great gentle and encouraging demeanor. I would highly recommend Melissa.
Clint
Melissa was very patient and such a great teacher on my first lesson with her. It went by so fast and I learned so much!

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"Ms. Debbie is the best piano teacher that we have ever had. She is extremely patient and teaches not only the ability to read and play piano, but a lot of music theory as well. We would recommend her for people of all ages."
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Took Piano lessons from Debbie T.
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"Andrew made an instant connection with my son. He makes learning fun. We are sad he moved to California but continue to do lessons online. It would be difficult to find a replacement since the. At has been set so high! Definitely recommend!"
Marsha
Took Piano lessons from Andrew P.
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"Jamie is a great teacher. She helped me with my role for Ariel in the Little Mermaid. Not just the singing but also helped with staging and acting song out. shecheered me on and made me feel better about my voice. she is an amazing teacher."
Zoraya
Took Vocal Training lessons from Jamie B.
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"Katarina was great, looking forward to my next lesson, would highly recommend"
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Took Classical Piano lessons from Katarina B.
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"Kristin is very patient and works great with my 6 year old. He has wonderful calming lesson with her ."
Niel
Took Piano lessons from Kristin W.
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"Will is an outstanding Music Teacher! He really knows his stuff and has excellent communication skills. One of the best teachers I have seen in any field! Brad"
Brad
Took Singing lessons from Will F.
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"A born teacher

Bill is a remarkable teacher. After 22 years of not playing I am truly grasping music theory which is opening my ears and hands up to music in a way that I have never experienced. Bill's teaching style is mellow and exciting at the same time, he is clear with the information and can sense when I get it and when I don't. His communication relates so well to tangible examples that I am able to grasp that it is making the learning easy and fun. Bill is quick with praise and kind with corrections.I look forward to seeing him every week."
India
Took Piano lessons from Bil M.
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"Super kind, patient and teaches a lot in each session!"
Dulcenea
Took Violin lessons from Jesse M.
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"Very pleased for our daughter to be working with Paige. Excellent with children- my daughter is 9. I felt she was extremely knowledgeable in assessing and adjusting time and work to my daughter."
April
Took Piano lessons from Paige B.
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"I've been training with Fawn for a few months now. My range has increased by 2 octaves and I am hitting higher notes, on pint than I EVER have been able to do with ease and confidence. Fawn's explanation's and examples (singing back herself to show me) is extremely helpful. She is knowledgable and knows how to protect and preserve your voice. I learned about her from my friend who went to her for vocal therapy after she had severely injured her vocal chords taking voice with another teacher. I am so thankful that I found Fawn! I look forward to every lesson and keep growing and growing. I can't thank Fawn enough!"
Michelle B.
Took Vocal Training lessons from Fawn A.
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