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Alexander D.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2021
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Alexander D.

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I have 20 years of music experience, and 15+ with guitar. My goal is to tailor my lessons towards your desires - whether that be to learn music theory fundamentals, or just be able to play your favorite songs. I'll organize our lessons to achieve whatever these goals are.
One of my top priorities in teaching music is to keep you from getting bored. My hope is that very early on, we'll start working on songs that you are interested in playing, even if we need to simplify them a bit to get started. I find that if you can play what you love early on, then your interest in working hard to improve will persist!
I am also available to teach mandolin lessons, in addition to guitar.

About Alexander

I'm excited to start working with students interested in exploring music and guitar (or mandolin!)! Nothing brings greater joy to me than music, so I hope to help others achieve that same experience of getting to recreate the music that you love, or perhaps create your own. My teaching pulls from

Emily K.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Education from Elizabethtown College
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Emily K.

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Experienced teacher of 7 years, specializing in all levels of violin! I also teach beginner/intermediate viola and cello students. All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be playing songs in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of note reading, music theory, ear training, sight reading, technique, and more. Let's get started!

About Emily

I am a strings teacher, teaching privately for 10 years and in public schools for 7. I graduated from Elizabethtown College with a Bachelors of Music in Music Education, with a concentration in violin. Strings students can expect to improve week to week in their technique. I teach students stron

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Rita (Micayla) H.
Lesson was awesome. Emily was kind and patient, and my Granddaughter and I really enjoyed our group lesson. This will clearly be a treasured memory for both of us!!
Heather
Emily was an excellent teacher for my son. She helped him prepare for college auditions and helped him earn Superior ratings at Solo festivals.
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Meg S.

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Starting at $100
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Awarded Nominee: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series from SAG Awards
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Meg S.

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Acting is such a personal vocation - all about finding what works best for YOU. We'll work together to uncover your most grounded and connected work as well as confidence in the material. I'm particularly passionate about helping actors from the theatre transition into tv/film.

About Meg

I graduated from Northwestern University where I studied Acting and Music Theatre. I have spent nearly a decade working in theatre, TV, film, and commercials. Credits include: HBO's Boardwalk Empire, Peacock's Mr. Mercedes, NBC's Mysteries of Laura, ABC's Nashville, and FX's American Horror Story.

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Zach B.
It honestly does not get better than Meg when it comes to acting coaches. She is a powerhouse in her own professional career and she brings all that experience to your work. She is kind, fun, encouraging, and genuinely interested in who you are as an actor/what you want out of your career. You cannot get more of an expert than Meg.

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Sydney J.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Music Performance from Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Sydney J.

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I teach viola to students of all ages and levels! As a violist of 15 years, my background is in classical music. My teaching is informed by Suzuki methodology, and I often start first-time violists with Suzuki teaching practices. However, I specialize in teaching a variety of genres, and I work individually with my students to determine how I can support them wherever they are in their musical journey!

About Sydney

I am a Chicago-based performer and music teacher of seven years. I completed my Bachelor of Music in Viola Performance from Roosevelt University in 2018, and have taught violin and viola in group and private lessons to children and adults of all ages! My teaching is informed by Suzuki pedagogy.

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Matt
So very, very patient with little kids. She leaves us with notes so we know exactly what to practice each time. It really helps us stay on track in between lessons. I can easily recommend Sydney for anyone (at any age) that wants to learn violin.
Rithwik
She is very friendly .My son really loves his new teacher. Looking forward for more sessions with her .Thankyou Sydney.
Elizabeth
Very good teacher :)
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Steven E.

37 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
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Steven E.

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Need help with Logic? I use this software all the time to make professional recordings. Hit me up if you have any questions. Thanks!

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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Edozie E.
Steve has been teaching my two boys piano for a few months now and it’s been great. My kids are 6 and 7 and had never played an instrument before. They absolutely love their lessons and have made a ton of progress in the short time since they started. I would recommend Steve for any music lesson needs you have.
Tatiana H.
Steve is a great teacher. I had some small working knowledge after trying to teach myself for a year without any luck and with Steve's help I've learned a lot and can play a couple of songs! He really listens to you and what your interests are and focuses on those rather than the traditional method of going through the basics and earning things we have no interest in like we all did in band class in school. Of course if that's what you need he will, but in all its focused on you and what you need to progress yourself as a musician. He is also very easy to work with in terms of making and changing schedules. If you have a hectic and ever changing life like myself it's no problem for Steve to work around. I would highly recommend him to anyone interested in taking their guitar playing to the next level.
Jim H.
Steven is an excellent teacher. I wanted to learn how to play a song quickly but Steven showed me the chords and correct techniques. By learning this way, I can play a variety of songs and not just memorize one. I am thoroughly enjoying my lessons with Steven. He is professional and personable and has made learning fun. I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking to learn how to play the guitar. The most impressive part about Steven is he won't let you fall into bad habits pay attention focus.
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Mike S.

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  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2016
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Mike S.

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Singing and performing are two of the most fulfilling joys I have ever experienced in my life. Those who are passionate about singing and wish to better their abilities are coming to the right place. Studying and receiving a Bachelors Of Music degree from Belmont University, I can offer coaching in jazz, pop, rNb and/or musical theatre vocal styles. Having a background in piano, we will warm up and warm down every lesson, and every lesson we can try a new piece of music for no one song is perfect for everyone. Those wishing to practice musical theatre styles, I will also be able to coach on the acting side as well, as I have a professional acting background as well.

About Mike

Singing and performing are two of the most fulfilling joys I have ever experienced in my life. Those who are passionate about singing and wish to better their abilities are coming to the right place. Studying and receiving a Bachelors Of Music degree from Belmont University, I can offer coaching in

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First of all, Dave is an incredibly gifted musician, but his talent for teaching is top-notch as well. His laid-back personality worked well to put me at ease, and he is very patient in his guidance and instruction. He covers a lot of territory, but he utilizes a building-block method of teaching that makes sense to me. Speaking solely from the perspective of an adult student, he does challenge you to stretch and to think, to search for patterns and logical sequences on the keyboard. This makes the learning feel more collaborative, as though I’m engaging in my own progress in ways beyond the practice time. I highly recommend him if you’re looking for quality keyboard time with a great instructor."
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My 8 year old daughter takes lessons from Ms. Angela. My daughter loves to talk and Ms. Angela does so well with getting her back on subject smoothly. Her patience is admirable. My daughter is sounding better to me and she likes Ms. Angela as well."
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"My experience with Laura has been great! She has definitely helped me rekindle my piano playing abilities and feel comfortable playing again."
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"Stacey is a very knowledgeable and talented teacher. She can provide core basics up to very technical skills and carry that across many genres. From classical/opera all the way to pop."
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Took Opera Voice lessons from Stacey S.
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"My first lesson was very informative! I'm excited about my future lessons. Arlette is a lovely woman and I look forward to learning from her."
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Took Singing lessons from Arlette B.
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I had no singing experience or background at all and was very shy about trying it out, but Serena made the whole experience very enjoyable. She continually encouraged me and helped me feel more confident.

I highly recommend her as a teacher if you are looking for someone who is genuinely interested in making the lesson fun and engaging.

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"Had a good first day. The time passed quickly. Looking forward to my next lesson."
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