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Richard D.

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Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $28
  • Bachelor's of Science in Business Management (Marketing Emphasis) from University of Missouri St Louis
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Richard D.

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I teach guitar from a wide background in many genres. You can expect to learn chord and scale theory, as well as mechanics, tone control, note and key identification, and ear training. We can explore any genre of interest, however my specialties are in blues, rock, classic rock, bluegrass, and country.

About Richard

Music is my life. Since the age of 16, I have studied the guitar extensively. During my high-school years I was involved in band, marching band, choir, and independent music theory. I started my first band when I was 19 in the U.S. Army, and my life has never been the same since. I played music

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Greg
Richie is a great instructor who strikes a good balance between keeping things new and fun while also creating a healthy challenge. I'm only halfway through my lessons with him, and I've enjoyed each one of them so far!
Richard W.
This was my first lesson with Richard, he was awesome. Richard is very knowledgeable, good listener and explained in detail what we were covering for the lesson this evening. Richard is very patient and explained he enjoys working with beginners, highly recommend Richard if you’re looking to learn to play the guitar. Looking forward to learning more from Richard.
Jason
Richie is very knowledgeable and presented the information in an easy to understand way. I would highly recommended him as an instructor!

Kwame S.

6 Reviews
Belleville, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Degree & Certification Associates of Arts in Recording Technology from Southwestern Illinois College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kwame S.

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Have you ever wanted to play an instrument or sing? Do you have a genuine passion for music? My lessons properly prepare students for what is needed to execute their journey as a musician. Lessons will be customized to meet the needs of the students. I have five years of teaching students from ages five to fifty and over twenty years of experience as a musician. Students will learn core music essentials such as music theory, ear training, sight reading, and more. And for songwriters I offer lessons on songwriting and structuring.

About Kwame

Hello, my name is Kwame. I have been a musician for over twenty years. I started out in music when I was in grade school and have continued my musical journey throughout my adulthood. I have five years of experience teaching a wide range of age groups. Adjacent to being a musician, I am also a sin

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Thanh
Kwame is a genuine vocal coach who cares about your goals and your journey. Our first session felt comfortable and insightful. I look forward to our future lessons~!
Henry W.
This was my son's first piano lesson so we didn't know what to expect. Kwame was great with my son. He was both patient and encouraging, knowledgeable and professional. My son is excited for his next lesson!
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Jake P.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Jake P.

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Want to play fiery guitar solos? Beautiful chord melodies? Simple songs to play for your friends and family? You have come to the right place. I am an instructor and performer that teaches students of all levels and covers many styles, with an emphasis on rock, blues, and jazz guitar. Whether you are a beginner, have some experience, or a have been playing for years but want to take your playing to the next level, I will help you create a custom plan and practice routine to help you achieve your goals!

About Jake

I am a professional guitarist and instructor with a passion for both performing and teaching! I create custom plans and practice routines based on each student's needs. Students can expect to make progress weekly while having fun in the process! I teach all levels from beginner to advanced. I teac

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Steven E.

34 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Guitar performance from MI
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Steven E.

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My lesson plans are designed to be musical and fun. I want my students to understand the language of the music by studying their favorite bands and understanding the theory behind it. I have a strategy for everyone starting from beginner, intermediate, to advanced. I remember picking up a guitar for the first time and what a struggle it was to play my favorite songs. There is a method for achieving these goals and it is different for everyone. The one thing that will allow you to succeed is having a desire to learn and a passion for music. If you have those two things then I can direct you to the right path to achieve your musical goals!

About Steven

Steve is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, pianist, and record producer. He currently is a music director at his local church and holds a degree from one of the best contemporary music schools. At GIT he had an opportunity to study and play with some of the best musicians in the world. Ste

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Caleb W.
Great first lesson with Steve. Really helps you learn not only the theory of singing, but also how to work with the voice you have and learn the songs you love. Looking forward to future lessons.
Dennis W.
Super-helpful. Professional, knowledgeable, zeroes in on what you need to develop and gives you good advice on how to develop it.
Jacqi
My 10 year old beginner has been taking lessons from Mr. Ettling for a couple of months. We are always amazed at the progress he makes each week. Mr. Ettling great at assessing where a child's skills are, and how much more progress to ask for between lessons. He listens well to my son's interests also. We are very happy!
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Donnie E.

133 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Donnie E.

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If you are a beginning guitar enthusiast and want to learn how to play the right way, I can help you. I have been playing guitar for 11 years and have experience playing rock, jazz, and blues guitar. Plus, I use an award winning program that I'll personally tailor to your needs! Please feel free to ask me any questions! Book now to take advantage of my new premium quality guitar lessons!

About Donnie

Hi! My name is Donnie and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons for several years and have loved helping my students, Kevin, Andrew, and Avery (all of whom have left 5-star reviews) reach their goals! I strive to not only give my students exercises and riffs to learn, but to

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Adam E.
After taking guitar lessons for two years from a local instructor, I felt I wasn’t getting better, and I decided to give Takelessons a try. I’m glad I did! Donnie has taught me a lot in a short period of time. I will definitely be learning from him for years to come
Tabatha Webber
This gentleman shows such kindness and patience that he should be bestowed a sainthood.
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Bil M.

11 Reviews
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  • Masters in Jazz Piano from New England Conservatory
  • Teaching since 1982
  • Teaches Advanced
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Bil M.

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I am one of those individuals for whom teaching is just something that I have to do. I started giving music lessons sometime in the 80's and have loved working with all levels of skill and experience. My students say that I am patient, adaptive and encouraging, committed to making music fun. I

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Guy F.
Bil is knowledgeable and encouraging. I’m a beginner piano student, with aspirations of playing jazz. And while I’m not yet playing any jazz standards, Bil has taught me the beauty of extended chords, how to quickly build certain voicing of 7th and 9th chords, and encouraging me not only to play with them, but also to start modifying other songs I’ve already learned with said chords. His love for music theory and composition are evident, and he is eager to share his knowledge with his students at their own pace and level of understanding. For anyone considering Bil, I would encourage you to take a lesson with him and experience his easygoing yet focused teaching style.
Britta Hiester
He's great i love my lessons
Lang Tran
Bil is a great instructor. I was looking for an experienced Jazz pianist, as there are a lot of things about jazz you can only learn about someone extremely experienced. Bil doesn't disappoint- he explains things in a very intuitive and logical manner, on top of being extremely personable and enjoyable to learn from. I look forward to my future lessons with him.

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Dupo, IL

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Dupo is $62. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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Took Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Lars does a great job of connecting with our boys and keeping the lessons fresh. He mixes educational elements with contemporary and classic music that fits each of our son's styles - what a challenge!

One son is a lefty and the other is a righty with both having very different music tastes and styles of playing. Lars is a great guide for them and encourages them to find their rhythm. Both boys talk about the lessons for several days afterward and minimal issues - boys get distracted! - to get them to practice between the lessons.

I've recommended Lars to several friends who confirm our experience - a great teacher. I recommend him for your interests in guitar lessons for yourself, your spouse or children."
Ron
Took Guitar lessons from Lars N.
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"I had guitar and voice classes and they were awesome. He is patient with students, and helps you to grow fast and easy with his methods."
Ali
Took Guitar lessons from Paul N.
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"David is really easygoing and so patient. He's helped me to learn some songs in genres I like and I'm comfortable playing along with him in a way that I hadn't been in previous lessons. I'm glad to be learning from him."
colleen
Took Guitar lessons from David E.
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"Wilma is a wonderful instructor. She is extremely patient and will go over the materials until the student understand and can play the lesson as required. I was able to sit and observe her in the lesson and was able to assist my son when he was practicing. She is always prompt and ready to go when we arrived. We never had to wait she was always prepared. My child is 6 and Wilma was able to get him focused on what he needed to do in class and he was able to replicate the lesson at home."
Glynnis
Took Guitar lessons from Wilma Evangeline B.
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"Enjoying my lessons. John understands my questions and answers them thoroughly. Has many materials at hand for the student."
Ken
Took Guitar lessons from John B.
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"Adam has been an incredible instructor. I've been playing the guitar for 15 years, but haven't improved in a long time, so I decided to go back for lessons. Adam immediately identified some areas to work on to help me meet my goals, and I've already made noticeable improvements after just a few months of working with him. I would highly recommend him, even if you're a more advanced player. There's always more to learn, and Adam has a lot of different perspectives to offer with his vast knowledge of music theory and proficiency with multiple instruments and musical genres."
Joe
Took Guitar lessons from Adam C.
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"Jennifer was able to adjust the lesson to fit me and my style of learning. I had already did a bit of guitar lessons already but Jennifer was able to build on what I already knew."
Shani
Took Guitar lessons from Jennifer P.
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"Devin is a great teacher. He gave me a lesson on elementary music theory in a way I've never learned it. He makes complex material very accessible, and advanced my learning greatly. I look forward to many more lessons with Devin."
David
Took Guitar lessons from Devin A.
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"Great first lesson. Never been musical but the instruction taught me stuff first time."
Lee
Took Guitar lessons from Dave K.
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