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Mackenzie D.

Evanston, IL
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2001
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Mackenzie D.

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I have 29 years of experience as a flutist and piccoloist, and I have earned four college degrees in flute. I received an Artist Diploma and a Professional Studies degree in Flute from the Cleveland Institute of Music. Furthermore, I received my Bachelor of Music and Master of Music both in Flute Performance and Music Technology from Northwestern University. I am currently the piccoloist of the Illinois Symphony Orchestra, a position I have held from 2009.

I can improve your musicianship, technique, tone, intonation, rhythm, and I also can help you win auditions for gaining entrance into music schools.

About Mackenzie

I have 29 years of performance experience as a flutist and piccoloist. Furthermore, I have four college degrees in flute, and I am definitely able to help you win auditions and gain entrance into the music schools that you want to attend. My educational background includes degrees from the Clevelan

Daniel K.

40 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Awarded Lincoln Academy Student Laureate Award from Lincoln Acadamy
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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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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Matthew R.

8 Reviews
Elmwood Park, IL
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BM Jazz Studies (focus in trumpet) from Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University
  • Awarded Hal Leonard Scholarship from Jazz Education Network
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Matthew R.

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Frustrated by the physicality of the trumpet and looking to experience true freedom on the instrument?

I can help! I'm an internationally experienced professional musician with a lifelong history of teaching who's not afraid of 'problem cases'. I know my method works, because I tested it on myself first--and the proof of its efficacy is in my national and international touring career.

If you're hitting a wall in your technique or your embouchure, if you're looking to start out strong with no bad habits that will hang you up later, or if you're looking to expand your horizons beyond the conventional technique you know, call me.

In addition, you will be provided with a strong background in sight reading, technique, ear training, music theory, and improvisation while studying with me. I can't wait to help you with your goals, both long-term and short-term!

About Matthew

I'm a multi-instrumentalist and composer with two degrees earned concurrently from Indiana University--one a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the College of Arts and Sciences, the other a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from the internationally renowned Jacobs School of Music. Upon arriving

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Adam C Attas
Really awesome grasp of theory and the ability to make it tangible. Loved the first lesson and am looking forward to more.
Robert
Great ! I am so happy. Mathew is so patience. Great teacher!!! Robert
Tommy S.
Matt is so thorough and teaches our son with a lesson catered just to the way he learns. He is also very polite and prompt with correspondence, too! We love Matt!

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Kim B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
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Kim B.

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Hi! I have a Bachelors in Music Education and have experience teaching many beginning students! I have 3 children and decided to give up regular teaching to be with them. I believe that tone production is the most important area of study. It doesn’t matter what you can play if it doesn’t sound good. I can’t wait to help more students love to “play” on their instruments!

About Kim

Hello! I started my love of music at a young age with my family playing and singing at family functions. That turned into a wanting to learn how to play the flute and I went up through high school with that instrument. After high school I branched out more into vocal performance. After that I j

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Mike
Mrs. Bemus provides a calm nurturing approach to teaching. She saw potential in me, and helped inspire me to become a future educator myself.
Mark
Kim completed her student teaching in Music Education at Roosevelt High School in Wyandotte. During her teaching she worked with all instruments Flute, Clarinet, Sax, Trumpet, Baritone, Trombone, Tuba and Percussion. She also assisted with the award winning Wyandotte Marching Chiefs Marching Band Program.
Brooke
Kim is a fantastic instructor! She is experienced, encouraging, and patient with students as they are learning. She helped me prepare for solo and ensemble, and supported me throughout the process. I highly recommend choosing Kim as your instructor.
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Feifei Y.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Master's degrees in Performing Arts, Education, and Arts Management from Shenyang Conservatory of Music, Pratt Institute, Adelphi University
  • Awarded Dual 2017 Global Music Award Winner from Global Music Awards
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Feifei Y.

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“Testing the possibilities of fusion by bringing jazz and other Western forms to performances on traditional instruments.” - Agence France-Presse
"Feifei is an extremely talented pop star in the making. Her potential is truly endless."
- Indie Nation
“Endless musical talents. Feifei is one who you will never know what to expect next.” - Skope Magazine

Feifei is a virtuoso on the Erhu and Banhu, and a vocalist. She is a dual 2017 Global Music Award Winner. As a performer, Feifei has released several singles and albums, including Tug of War (award-winning pop music), Dance of the Strings (composer and performer on Banhu, acoustic and electric Erhu); Vermillion Bird (Erhu); Gu•Ran (Erhu), and China Caribe (Jazz Erhu). She has also performed in such legendary settings as the United Nations, Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Barclays Center, Time Square Ball Drop stage, Citi Field, CBS, WNBC, and many others.

She also performed for the eighth Secretary-General of the United Nations

About Feifei

A good music instructor will not only tell you what is the right way to do but also she/he should be able to identify the problems and provide case-by-case solutions. I have been teaching Erhu and music for more than 17 years and luckily, my works have been reviewed by numerous medias such as Agenc

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Benjamin
Great teacher. I got an excellent introduction to Chinese classical music

Rob L.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students Male: 8 and up; Female: 12 and up
  • B.A. from University of Florida
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rob L.

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A life changing experience!

About Rob

Hey Everyone! I’m Rob! I’m a professional songwriter, guitar, and piano instructor with over 15 years of teaching experience. I studied writing and received my B.A. at the University of Florida and received a Certificate with a concentration in Songwriting and Performance at Berklee College of

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Johann
I met Robby in college and he was a really good guitar player. I wanted to learn from him as much as I could. He actually took the time to set me up with lessons and gave me very specific stuff to practice. He would check in with me every couple weeks and see if I had any questions and how I was doing. I moved and had to stop lessons for a year or two. A few years later I called him and asked to get together for a couple lessons. He was blown away at how much I improved and was so genuinely happy for me. We still talk every week and if I ever have a guitar question I call him. He's my friend, and he's gonna be a famous guitar player some day.
Mike
I started learning from Rob 5 years ago. I didn't think he'd want to spend time teaching me because I didn't know anything about guitar and he was so good. I was so wrong! Since our first lesson, he treated me like a friend, and 5 years later and we are great friends. I started off being able to play a couple notes, and now I can pay solos and songs and learn just about anything I want! Thanks Rob! Take Lessons from this guy! He's the Best!
Stephen A.
My brother told me he found this great guitar teacher, and I was skeptical because he has been playing guitar for a long time and has never really sounded good. Two weeks after he mentioned him, all of the sudden he didn't suck any more. He was actually kinda good. So I tried a lesson with him and Wow! Within my first lesson I was already able to play a song! I can't afford lessons since I'm in school right now, but my brother still takes lessons with him. Even though I no longer take lessons with him I still call Rob and ask him questions about guitar all of the time, and he always makes time for me. I don't know where my brother or I would be without him. Great Teacher. Great Friend.

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"So happy to have found Jill. My daughter is learning to play the Oboe from the best."
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Took Oboe lessons from Jill M.
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"Rebeka was encouraging and had a positive attitude my whole lesson! She helped me with my technique and kept me motivated to practice more."
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Took Singing lessons from Rebeka D.
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"Remi really took the time to listen to me, as I explained my experience and goals. He noticed little things that I was doing, and helped me with those, and even clapped when I finished playing. I would definitely recommend him as a teacher!"
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