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Fernando L.

3 Reviews
Evergreen Park, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Theory from CYSO Theory Class
  • Awarded Full 4-year Scholarship to Study Music Performance in Europe from Obama Scholarship Letter
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Fernando L.

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I have been teaching for the past four years, gained my experience from CYSO (Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra) and is currently working with multiple groups, schools, and programs. You have goals and I have the credibility to reach those goals. Passionate, patients, fun, outgoing and dedication is what makes a student want to learn. Teaching what someone wants to learn keeps them engaged!

About Fernando

Hi there! My name is Fernando L. and I am looking forward to working with you. I have helped many students throughout my four years of private teaching. I am currently working with "Mariachi Oro y Plata", and had the honor to also work with Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra. I look forward to workin

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Max A.
Fernando was fantastic with my 14 year old son. He asked what type of music he wanted to play to keep him engaged. He had a great 45 minute lesson with him. Fernando is passionate about violin and it shows. Looking forward to continuing with Fernando! Highly recommend him!
Lucia A.
Fernando was great with my seven year old daughter. He kept her engaged for 45 minutes. She enjoyed her lesson and is excited to continue lessons with him. Highly recommend him!
Carlos S.
Very professional and patient with student. Can't wait to keep working with him.

Ranon H.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ranon H.

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I take an instrumental approach to singing. Voice is everyone's first instrument. Creating a pure and clear sound by using proper vocal techniques and focusing on rhythm and diction through an instrumental lense is key for solo vocalist and performers to improve their skills.

About Ranon

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION Valdosta State University (VSU), Valdosta, GA (Spring 2016) Bachelor of Music in Music Education Professional Educator License (IEIN 1169279) Music K-12 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Director of Bands Uplift Community High School (July 2019 - Current) Directed 9th-12th grade b

Matthew P.

3 Reviews
Warrenville, IL
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Invited Performer from Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Matthew P.

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I teach Music Theory to all ages, both as preparation for the AP Music Theory test, for remedial study for high school, college, and graduate-level music theory, and to those who just want to learn how to be better performers and composers through a more comprehensive knowledge of theory. To me, music theory is not a boring, pedantic study - it is the study of what makes music work, how it moves us, how the great composers and songwriters thought. It is the architecture of music and can give us invaluable clues as to how to perform or compose a given piece of music. I teach everything from the absolute basics of note names and durations to advanced classical and jazz theory and analysis, modes, jazz harmony, orchestration, set theory, serialism, and extended techniques. I also teach lessons in Sibelius music notation software and Logic Pro music sequencing software.

About Matthew

I have been playing piano for over twenty years and have been teaching private lessons since 2010. I have a bachelors in classical piano and music composition from Wheaton College, where I was the winner of the 2009 Ben Heppner Concerto Competition, and a masters in jazz piano from the Jacobs Scho

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Very knowledgeable Teaches at a nice pace, I walk away learning something new every time.
Jude R.
Matthew is the best. Extraordinarily patient and inspiring.
Jane R.
I can't think of a way Jane's first lessons could have been better. She is practicing and improving, and very happy with her music. Wonderful experience for Jane and her music-loving family.

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Klejdi B.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 13 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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Klejdi B.

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If you would like to have an easier time writing songs, producing music, understanding the structure of the music you perform or simply analyzing your favorite pieces, then look no further. I have been taught from some of the best music professors and hold a Music degree from Williams College. I have 5 years of experience teaching music theory to beginners and students of intermediate level, with many success stories! In my lessons the students will attain a very strong grasp of theory and harmony fundamentals, advanced topics, ear training as well as be able to analyze both classical masterpieces and pop songs! Contact me for more details of the teaching plan. I can't wait to embark on this fruitful musical journey with you!

About Klejdi

I am a producer/composer, pianist and guitarist with a Bachelors in Music from Williams College and a focus in Music Theory and Music History. I write music of various styles and I've been releasing music on streaming platforms since 2016. My mom being a professional pianist, music has been part o

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Phyllis H.

12 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Latin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Best Actress Nomination from BroadwayWorld.com
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Phyllis H.

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I hold a Masters Degree in Music from George Mason University. A native of the Washington DC Metropolitan area, I have performed with the Washington Opera Company, at the Kennedy Center, and Historic Maryland's Adventure Theatre. New York City credits include performances off-Broadway for the

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Kyle M.
Very personable and unintimidating to a beginner. Easy to follow her teaching.
Seth G.
Solid job
Christie L.
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Phyllis is the best singing teacher I have ever had. She is completely knowledgeable about technique and personalizes each class for her students. Phyllis is so sweet, and believes that there is a singing voice inside of all of us. Since I have started taking lessons with her, my range has expanded and not only that, I have gained new knowledge about sheet music that I had never heard before. I would highly recommend choosing her as your teacher.
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Adam K.

28 Reviews
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  • Speaks Hebrew, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Outstanding Scholars Academic Merit Program from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
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Adam K.

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Play songs by artists from the 60s to today! Bruno Mars, Bob Dylan, Allen Stone, Oasis, REM, Nirvana, Pink Floyd, Tom Petty, The Beatles,...and many more! I teach the songs you want to learn, using method books only for structure and support. This is your chance to build effective fundamental skills and improve your technique, theory, and improvisation in Pop, Rock, Country, Folk, R&B, Soul, and other genres!

About Adam

Learn to play your favorite songs, sing while playing, or even write your own songs! I have been passionate about music all of my life. I have been teaching guitar and piano for 10 years. I'm a doctoral student at Chestnut Hill College pursuing a degree in clinical psychology with plans to becom

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Veronica T.
Adam is a wonderful guitar instructor. He is very knowledgable and he is always calm, patient and very encouraging. He taught me a lot of ways to practice and enjoy music. Thank you Adam! I would highly recommend!
Kristin
I took acoustic guitar lessons with Adam and he was a wonderful teacher. I had little knowledge of the guitar and felt I developed my skills quickly. Adam was patient, nice and came up with fun exercises and song selections. Would highly recommend Adam as a teacher!
Julie
Adam’s superpowers as a guitar teacher are commitment and a calm demeanor. It was clear from my first lesson that Adam was singularly dedicated to my advancement even at times when my dedication wavered. I was able to successfully learn a Death Can for Cutie song that I had loved for years (I will follow you into the dark). Though i had taken lessons in the past, i felt i had the most chemistry with Adam’s thoughtful approach to teaching guitar. Our lessons were fun and laced with lighthearted humor. I moved to NYC and Adam was 100% committed to ensuring our lessons continued via Skype. Unfortunately the move was a big life change that refocused my priorities. I wish that Adam lived in NY so we could continue playing together!

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"Seriously would recommend Ian to anybody who is looking for a fun , passionate and very laid back teacher. A lot of respect to the work and music . He is very flexible and understanding , I have a very last minute schedule and he always arranged for both of us to be able to meet. Pays a lot of attention to the students goal. In only a few lessons I was able to Understand , notes, chords and why a chord is based a certain why and what not . I know play some of my favorite songs .I never wanted to learn to read music as I thought of it as boring . He is the only teacher that made me want to practice and practice and enjoy breaking down a music sheet . I will continue studying with him . Hope you get to enjoy it as much as I do"
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