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Ian M.

8 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Ian M.

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About Ian

I started playing guitar originally in 1991. I picked up bass and ukulele (and then over the ensuing years, gradually a plethora of other instruments, such as voice, drums, piano, and harp). I started teaching in 2001 throughout the Chicagoland area. First in music stores, then schools, then people

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Janet B.
Excellent!
William Z.
First lesson was great. It took a little time setting up and getting to know each other. For a first lesson, I came away with some very useful information on a song I was having a problem with. I like the direction it is going. Looking forward to the next lesson.
Krista S.
Well hello there budding musician- I started taking ukulele lessons with nearly zero previous experience and little idea what to expect a few months ago. As a teacher, Ian is extremely patient, accommodating, and attentive, but remains very much human throughout the whole process. His years spent teaching across instruments, ages, and levels of expertise make for a trustworthy experience. Definitely recommend.

Hope L.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $75
  • Teaches Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Bachelor of Music from Roosevelt University
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Hope L.

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Have you been yearning to find your creative flow? I love to help singers, songwriters and instrumentalists find their creative voice! I I have many years of experience as a professional singer, songwriter, composer, and producer and can offer you a plethora of tools and inspiration to help guide y

Daniel K.

40 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Lincoln Academy Student Laureate Award from Lincoln Acadamy
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Daniel K.

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Wide range of studies.

About Daniel

Daniel, a former faculty member of Columbia College in Chicago, is a studio and live performance singer and musician based in Chicago. His teaching and performing experience spans three decades, and includes expertise in the studies of voice, guitar, piano, bass, drums, and trumpet, along with musi

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Michael
Really great stuff !!
Ashleigh S.
It was only a first lesson but I can already tell I'm going to be taking more lessons with Daniel. He's very knowledgeable, patient, and dedicated. He detailed a specific plan for me to work on that isn't too rigid or boring, I'm looking forward to relearning the flute with him.
Mark
Great 1st lesson! Looking forward to continuing and learning more

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Susan T.

37 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor of Science from Kansas State University
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from Arlington ISD
  • Teaches students Male: 7 to 60; Female: 4 to 70
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Susan T.

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Please see Classical Guitar, and/or Acoustic Guitar in my Subjects section for further information. Best to "Ask a Question" via email to get our process started.

About Susan B.

Hi there, thanks for taking a look at my profile. I teach online lessons via Zoom, FaceTime, or Messenger. I have built a successful teaching business based on teaching children and adults alike, who love music, want to play for personal pleasure, or eventually work professionally, and/or gai

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Bianca
Fantastic and patient with kids
Fiona
My daughter has been under the wonderful care of Ms. Taylor for over 2 years now and she has learned and grown tremendously under her care. From not knowing how to read notes or any finger placements, to reading notes and switching things up ( different tempos) while playing the piano on her own.

Ms. Taylor pays attention to detail and is very easy going that makes it easy for my daughter to learn. She is very compassionate. She has also taught her breathing techniques along with voice training. She keeps her grounded and motivated. My daughter has a passion for music and is in the best possible hands. She is very flexible and accommodating!

Thank you so much for everything you do to help her flourish!!

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Robert W.
Ms T she are the greatest ever, she stick with what she are teaching you slow going but accurate, ooh yes she are a real teacher (the best yet)

ryan S.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, German
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Bachelor's degree in Fine Art specializing in 3d Animation/modeling from American academy of art
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ryan S.

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I have been playing guitar for over a decade and have tons of performance experience gigging in a local rock band. Combine that with a curriculum that starts with fundamentals and expands quickly into playing your favorite songs and you have a great start to beginning or expanding your guitar playing abilities.

About ryan

Hi, my name is Ryan and I would love to teach you how to play guitar. I've been playing for over 10 years and have been gigging for a little less than that in my band. Over the years I have gained a lot of experience performing on stage and teaching to people of all ages. If you want to shred, jam,

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Joey M.
Learned a lot today! Very friendly and helped me improve the quality of existing recordings I made with gain staging and additional compression techniques
Joey M.
Very helpful and provided a lot of useful tips on difficult subject matter
Mark Herr
Ryan was great! He's obviously a talented guitarist and he is very laid back and makes you feel comfortable. He shows you in detail what you need to do to become a better guitar player. My ONLY advice, and the reason he doesn't get 5 stars, is I think he should have more visual aids with his lessons. For example, write down the different scales or transcribe the first several measures of a song. Then, one has something to refer back to when you are practicing and invariably get stuck. Other than that, I would highly recommend Ryan as a guitar teacher!
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Andy M.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Best of 2015 from Thumbtack.com
  • Teaching since 1981
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Andy M.

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I have played guitar for over 35 years professionally and currently do as well. As a music major at Broward college I studied theory and am able to apply and explain this in my teachings. i.e Rudiments, The staff guitar tabs, scales, chords, inversions, box systems, linear and horizontal scales, modes. etc. I can teach, rock, pop, classical and other genres of guitar, and have done extensive research in finger picking styles. Most importantly, when a student wants to learn a particular song, instead of showing it to them, I show them the process and give them the tools and theory behind figuring it out for themselves.

About Andy

With an AA at Broward College as a Voice major and piano minor, 3 years with Gold Coast Opera chorus, Former Musical Director and lead voice instructor at Paul Green School of Rock, and over 30 years teaching mentoring and performing, I am able to offer a diverse innovative range of educational res

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Greg
Nice easy to get along with - Very knowledgeable in music industry. Nice studio.
Rick C.
This is my first experience with a vocal teacher and I was a bit nervous. Andy is very knowledgable and friendly and I'm looking forward to my next lesson.
Don H.
Only one lesson so far, Andy uses the time well and gave me good homework to do.
So far very helpful and fun.

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Downers Grove, IL

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Downers Grove 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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"Andrew was one of the most attentive guitar teachers my son has ever had. My son really responds to Andrew because he is warm, nice, and always has a smile on his face. My son has really taken a liking to Andrew."
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Took Guitar lessons from Andrew S.
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"Andrew is a very professional teacher. He taught me a ton about music theory. He is an excellent guitar and bass teacher. There is no one I would rather have teach me. I would highly recommend Andrew as a teacher to anyone who wants to learn how to play guitar."
Nick
Took Guitar lessons from Andrew C.
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"Spending time with Indigo has made me a better guitarist. She has clearly explained and illustrated interesting and challenging concepts while encouraging my development as a musician. Overall, lessons with Indigo have been a great experience."
Daniel
Took Guitar lessons from Indigo S.
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"Trevor is an amazing teacher. He is one of the best teachers I have come across for music, and I've had several. He has a near encyclopedic knowledge on almost all things music from composition to theory with a genuine interest in the material as well as teaching it. He is extremely patient, friendly, and kind of a nerd on several fronts, in the best, most awesome way possible I mean. If you want a truly comprehensive understanding of music from someone who knows what he is talking about and is fun to learn from, I'd say go with Trevor."
Bobby
Took Guitar lessons from Trevor H.
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"Andrew has the patience of a saint! He will put you at ease and teach you step by step. I feel very lucky to have a found such a nice, patient teacher! Can't wait to learn more from him!"
Candice
Took Guitar lessons from Andrew D.
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"Eric is the man and he knows an insane amount about the guitar. I like that he adapts to my pace so even when it takes me a bit longer to nail something down, we work on a famous solo or something like that until I get the theory. He is also very accommodating and very responsive if you have to get in touch with him or have any questions."
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Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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Took Guitar lessons from Christopher M.
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"I have been taking guitar lessons from Steve for several years. He has taught me electric as well as acoustic guitar. It's a pleasure to go see him and work with him every week. He is very patient with my slow fingers and always tries to help in any way he can. He has a recording studio setup that allows us to do just about anything, from recording songs from scratch, to using "minus-one" prerecorded tracks to record versions of popular songs. Taking lessons with Steve has really changed the way I listen to music - now I am amazed about all the steps artists take to put together a song. I would highly recommend Steve, he's a great teacher and a great person."
Joel
Took Guitar lessons from Steven S.
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"Works really well with my 11-year old son and treats him with respect. My son looks forward to the lessons."
Natalie
Took Guitar lessons from Jon A.
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"Matthew did a great job of getting to know my son's level and he was very encouraging. We were greatly impressed by his level of expertise and his easy manner. My son left very excited to play guitar!"
Isaiah
Took Guitar lessons from Mathew M.
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