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Kelvin L.

141 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Awarded 4th National violin competition from Poland
  • Music MA from University of Nottingham
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Kelvin L.

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I do believe that classical piano instruction is the best way for anyone to learn how to play an instrument. Individual instruction encourages the growth of excellent music skills, and provides a foundation for music literacy. I will develop individualized programs for piano study, offering instruction that best suits the student. Private lessons can offer flexibility to learn the type of music students are personally the most interested in.

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

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Cynthia P.
We think that Mr. Kelvin is an amazing teacher that is professional, kind and patient. He shows sincere interest in the student’s development. His instructions are clear and concise. He turns learning to play the violin into an enjoyable experience. Thank you Mr. Kelvin.
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Matthew P.

3 Reviews
Warrenville, IL
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded Invited Performer from Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Matthew P.

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I have been playing classically since age 5 and have an extensive knowledge of each particular subset of classical music, from Bach to Beethoven to Liszt to Ginastera to living composers. I teach all aspects of history of the music and of the composers, technique, expression, memorization, practice habits and routines, and performance readiness. I am versed in many methods including the Suzuki method and also incorporate improvisation and spontaneous music-making as part of my usual curriculum.

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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nick
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.

Matthew N.

29 Reviews
Naperville, IL
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Matthew N.

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Matthew has studied piano for over 20 years and has taught for over 10 years. Covering all styles you can expect a well rounded lesson with focus on theory and technique. Students will learn major and minor scales and keys and be able to identify chord types and shapes while reading music.

About Matthew

Matthew N. has been an educator and performer in the Chicago area and suburbs for over 15 years. Currently holding a studio of nearly 50 students he has become one of the area's many successful private instructors. Teaching piano, drums, and guitar Matthew can accommodate any student's needs and mu

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Kevin C.
Matt taught me for a 3 month period and helped me drastically with learning how to improvise guitar solos. I can't thank Matt enough for his help in helping me with a rather unorthodox time to start getting lessons. Each week he told me to bring 3 songs with a guitar solo I would like to learn in different genres and each week we broke down the solos for me to practice and gather their techniques. Thank you so much Matt!
Tejas A.
My 9 year old son had his first session yesterday, and he loved it. Matthew is great, responsive and especially patient! My son is looking forward to having more sessions!
Gabriel S.
Matt is an amazing instructor. I highly recommend him.

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Dr. Jordan C.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Filipino, English
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dr. Jordan C.

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I believe in the importance of music in a persons life - both young and those more experienced in years. :-D

Music should enhance ones life and bring joy to others. It should be fun!

I work with students of varying ages. I will collaborate with you to begin an enjoyable hobby or prepare for college repertory. From music theory, to reading leadsheets, and composing basic tunes.

Please feel free to contact me and ask any questions regarding my pedagogy and we can discuss realistic expectations and short/long term goals. We can tailor the lessons to fit YOUR specific desired outcomes.

I want you to succeed and have fun in the process.

If we can schedule to meet in Wicker Park, we will have access to an 8 1/2 foot concert grand.

I normally suggest children 14 and under (depending on how comfortable they are) do 30 minute lessons.

Adults and those 16+, I strongly suggest, do an hour lesson (to get the most out of the pedagogy)

I am also flexible doing lessons ...

About Dr. Jordan

Hello! I am the Head of Music Publishing for a company based in the West Loop founded in 1854. I am also an organist and pianist for a parish in Wicker Park. I believe in the importance of music in a persons life - both young and those more experienced in years. :-D Music should enhan

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Niki
Dr. Jordan is a great instructor. He is patient, friendly and encouraging! I look forward to continuing to learn from him.
Hallie I.
Jordan is super enthusiastic, encouraging, and knowledgeable. I can’t wait for next week’s lesson!
Gigi Hudson
He is a patient teacher with a sense of humor and listens to his students. He is professional yet fun and gives everyone a chance to shine!

Michelle Sage C.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • BA from MSU
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Michelle Sage C.

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I have played classical piano since I was 3. I have a great passion for classical music.

About Michelle Sage

I have been playing the piano since I was 3 years of age. I was classically trained and I was a music major at Michigan State University. I still perform on a regular basis. Lessons will be relaxed and enjoyable for children and adults of any age!!!! It is never too late to learn! **

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Ava
Michelle was awesome and so glad to have a great piano teacher!
Joe
Michelle does a great job with my 6 year old son. He has been getting weekly lessons for over a year now, and is making a lot of progress. He also enjoys the lessons enough to look forward to them. I was worried he would lose interest, but so far that is not the case. Michelle makes it fun and provides small rewards and lots of encouragement. I wanted to expose my son to the experience and enjoyment that comes with learning to play music, and Michelle has made that possible.
Justin
Michelle is very knowledgable and passionate about music. She has a way of explaining that makes confusing concepts easy to understand. Great teacher.
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Graham H.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from The University of Akron
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Graham H.

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You can play what you can hear. I work on developing the student's mental concept of how a particular piece of music sounds. This solid musical thinking translates into a reliable technique. Technique should come naturally and not be overly thought, but I will explain what seems to work for me and analyze the student's playing.

Beginning students might start with a method such as the well-known 'Piano Adventures'. Most lessons include some study of theory or harmony. More advanced students will work on progressively more demanding literature.

My adult students say I am insightful.

About Graham

I am a musician with a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance. I studied with Philip Thomson, Laura Silverman, Douglas Hicks, and Eugene Mancini. I have experience teaching young children, older adults, and those in between. I am patient and encouraging. Presently, I am available to teach online

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Rj H.
Graham is very patient, knowledgeable, and professional.
barbara
Extremely dedicated, patient and caring teacher.
Bob Craven
Excellent teacher.

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Average Cost of Classical Piano Lessons in Elgin, IL

The average cost of 60-minute classical piano lessons in Elgin is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $160 per hour.
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"Fawn is the best piano teacher I could have ever asked for! She helped me to push myself and achieve goals faster than I ever imagined. With Fawn, I've learned a variety of techniques and tricks that helped to make learning piano easier, faster, and more fun. She focuses on not only playing the piano, but playing the piano beautifully and with a deep knowledge and understanding of music itself. She never lets me get away with sloppy technique or playing without passion. Not only is she good at what she does, but she also makes it fun! I consider Fawn a huge mentor and friend."
Julian
Took Classical Piano lessons from Fawn A.
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"My daughter has been taking lessons with her for a year and since she started there has been so much progress. She went from not knowing anything to being able to read music, playing songs, and just being able to understand it all. Would recommend this teacher to any parent wishing to get their child started in music lessons."
Matthew
Took Classical Piano lessons from Teresa L.
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"Daughters first lesson

Tammy was patient, personable and let's not forget an amazing pianist...she made my daughters first lesson a wonderful experience. Look no further, Tammy Y is it!!!!"
Shawn
Took Classical Piano lessons from Tammy Y.
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"Jane is a wonderful instructor who is really great at making piano, something scary, something really easy to learn! She explains how to read music super well and is good at demonstrating the proper way to do things. My piano skills have improved so much since taking her classes"
Tony
Took Classical Piano lessons from Jane C.
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"David is a patient teacher and has been very accommodating to our needs. Each week we see improvement in our son's skills."
Stacy
Took Classical Piano lessons from David B.
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"Christina is great! We love her. We are so happy that she is teaching us. My six year old and I are both taking lessons from her."
Nanette
Took Classical Piano lessons from Christina E.
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"I only just started learning piano with Katarina and she was wonderful. She was very patient with me and taught me at the pace that I wanted to go at. I learned a lot and definitely plan on continuing my lessons with her as soon as I can!"
Waylon J
Took Classical Piano lessons from Katarina B.
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"Kimberly is awesome! She made me feel totally at ease and comfortable and gave me so many useful tips on how to strengthen my ability as a pianist. I'd been with a different instructor previously and Kimberly's approach was so refreshing. She talks a lot about how to get the best from each piece of music, explained a lot about how a piano actually works (has anyone ever looked inside before?!?!), and also helped with my technique, which was sadly lacking. Reading music has always been a struggle for me but we have been working on that and I'm now getting to grips with it. Thank you!!!"
Becky
Took Classical Piano lessons from Kimberley E.
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"I love it!

Ms. Regina is a very experienced, fun, and encouraging teacher. She explains everything very clearly. Other teachers's lessons are usually boring, Ms. Regina's are so much fun! I am really happy Ms. R is my teacher. Recommend her to anyone."
Lauren
Took Classical Piano lessons from Regina G.
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"Had played piano when I was young, and missed playing it. Bill is an excellent motivator and helped me enjoy practicing again and playing new pieces!"
Jasmine
Took Classical Piano lessons from Bill L.
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