Music Recording Lessons in Elgin. Amazing Teachers.

Flexible & affordable music recording lessons. In person or online.

“Today is my opportunity to practice music recording.”

Popular Music Recording Teachers in Elgin, IL

Daniel K.

40 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA in Music Composition from Columbia College
  • Teaching since 1980
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile

Daniel K.

40 Reviews
Book Now
Private Music Recording Teacher

Analog and digital studio facilities.

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

Recent Reviews
Michael
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
Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

ryan S.

5 Reviews
Elgin, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, German
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

ryan S.

5 Reviews
Book Now
Private Music Recording Teacher

The art of mic placement and room sound is essential in getting a solid recording. That combined with a solid understanding of how certain frequencies are expressed by different instruments and how to capture the space of the music will expand your abilities in recording.

About ryan

Hi, my name is Ryan and I would love to teach you how to play guitar. I've been playing for over 10 years and have been gigging for a little less than that in my band. Over the years I have gained a lot of experience performing on stage and teaching to people of all ages. If you want to shred, jam,

Recent Reviews
Joey M.
Learned a lot today! Very friendly and helped me improve the quality of existing recordings I made with gain staging and additional compression techniques
Joey M.
Very helpful and provided a lot of useful tips on difficult subject matter
Mark Herr
Ryan was great! He's obviously a talented guitarist and he is very laid back and makes you feel comfortable. He shows you in detail what you need to do to become a better guitar player. My ONLY advice, and the reason he doesn't get 5 stars, is I think he should have more visual aids with his lessons. For example, write down the different scales or transcribe the first several measures of a song. Then, one has something to refer back to when you are practicing and invariably get stuck. Other than that, I would highly recommend Ryan as a guitar teacher!

Hope L.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from Roosevelt University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile

Hope L.

Book Now
Private Music Recording Teacher

Music Production and Recording

About Hope

Have you been yearning to find your creative flow? I love to help singers, songwriters and instrumentalists find their creative voice! I I have many years of experience as a professional singer, songwriter, composer, and producer and can offer you a plethora of tools and inspiration to help guide y

Meet Online Music Recording Teachers Serving Elgin, IL

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Josué V.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Josué V.

Book Now
Online Music Recording Teacher

Learn everything you need to know about music recording, whether thats how to begin your first recording, all the way to mic placement for instruments different types of microphones, or how to make your recording go from amateur to professional quality. With 8 years recording classical ensembles to metal bands let me teach you the secrets to take your recording to the next level.

About Josué

My name is Josué and I am a composer and music educator. As a musician I struggled growing up to find my passion in music since I did not have the best teachers, but I am here to be the teacher that I wish I had. I have over 10 years of experience teaching students of all levels from 4 year olds le

Nicole C.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks French, German, Italian, Latin, Tagalog
  • Associates in Theatre Arts from Brigham Young University
  • Teaching since 2010
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile

Nicole C.

10 Reviews
Book Now
Online Music Recording Teacher

It's just you, a microphone, and the music that you've never seen in front of you. The audio engineer counts down in 3, 2, 1, and ready or not... it's time to record!

Recording sessions for singers and instrumentalists can be a daunting task if you don't have the tools or experience to get you through. That's where music recording lessons can come in hand.

I will teach you techniques to confidently get through a session. We can customize your lessons for subjects including recording vs. performance techniques, vocal adjustments for the microphone, characterization, sight singing and fast music learning, efficient style application, and other topics from a professional standpoint.

Voiceover lessons also available upon request.

About Nicole

Nicole is available to teach lessons for students of all levels. Beginning her singing career when she was 7, she most recently sang at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, was a winner of the international CS Competition in musical theatre, and is a Chicago F.A.M.E. finalist for Jazz and popular music. Co

Recent Reviews
Alice
Nicole was great -- excellent teacher and lovely manner. We are very pleased.
Norah F.
Amazing! My daughter is pumped for next week, Ms. Nicole was great!
Rachelle + Dad J.
Nicole is absolutely amazing! Her musical background is reflected in her language expertise and we were able to begin learning German with ease!
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Melody M.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1999
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Melody M.

35 Reviews
Book Now
Online Music Recording Teacher

I typically use Garage Band and have a professional recording mic, plus access to the best engineers and studios in the Twin Cities. We can get the material ready and do the preliminary work and record some great takes!

**Several of my students like to post on Sound Cloud, You Tube and upload into their individual social media to acquire more fans and promote their shows!

Here are a few great tips to create your best recording, enjoy!

1. Make sure the singer is well rehearsed, physically comfortable, and under no psychological pressure. Most singers perform best standing up in a room that has a comfortable but not over-warm temperature. If they are distracted by other members of the band or by hangers-on, send everyone but the engineer (and producer, if you have one) out of the studio.

2. Take time to get the vocalist's headphone mix right, and give them a little reverb to help them sing more confidently. If you can rig up a system which allows vocalists to adjust their ...

About Melody

Are you looking to sing or play keyboard, work on material for your band, build your repertoire, sing or play in the church choir/band, audition for a production, become a better lead singer in your rock or pop band, overcome stage-fright or wanting to get to the next level? You have come to the ri

Recent Reviews
Yulissa S.
Melody is amazing. Not only does she focus on progressing my vocals, but she cares about your life as well.
Michelle P.
Very engaging, enthusiastic teacher.
I would recommend her.
John A.
Melody is great!

A Better Way to Learn

Expert Teachers

Top rated instructors guide you in every step of your journey

Personalized Lessons

Your style, your pace. Customized lessons designed for you

100% Guaranteed

Try a lesson. If you're not satisfied we'll refund your unused balance

Connect Locally or Online

Local Lessons

No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing music recording teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

Online Lessons

Is your dream music recording teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

Average Cost of Music Recording Lessons in Elgin, IL

The average cost of 60-minute music recording lessons in Elgin is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
30 min
$40 average
45 min
$53 average
60 min
$67 average

How It Works

Here's why 2 million people a month use TakeLessons

Match

Find your perfect teacher in under 3 minutes. Need help finding the right teacher? Call our friendly student counselors at 877-231-8505877-231-8505.

Meet

Your instructor will motivate, support, and inspire you. Meet up with your teacher in person or connect with them online anywhere around the world!

Master

Each lesson is customized to help you grow. Learn faster and easier than ever with personal attention from an expert instructor.

Educating the World

310
Lifelong learning subjects offered
6,483
Amazing, inspiring, supportive teachers
2,045,044
People that use our platform each month
3,004,877
Lessons given around the world

Why TakeLessons?

  • Easy and Hassle-Free
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Background Checked Teachers
  • Over 3 Million Lessons Given

Hear From TakeLessons Students

Over the past 12 years, we've given over 3,000,000 lessons to happy customers around the world.

Profile_99046_pi_2016-05-02%2009.08.14
"Very good teacher and got me up and running on Pro tools. i have already set up another lesson."
Robbie
Took Music Recording lessons from Steve G.
267471_mxqpdn9xng5tc3jcwjtx
"We can't say enough good things about Randy. Professional, knowledgeable, talented, caring (insert 'extremely' before each adjective) and truly loves what he does. Every session is enjoyable and we're amazed with his abilities on a regular basis. He makes learning fun and never rushes - truly the best!"
Lisa
Took Music Recording lessons from Randy L.
Profile_223855_pi_DSC_0464
"You gotta try this guy, he won't let you down.

Simplistic and easily understood. Designed dummyproof. Intuitive to the student needs and best learning style. Does not read off the page. Dynamic and injects fun into the lesson. Highly recommended to anyone regardless of ability level."
Benjamin
Took Music Recording lessons from Tim B.
Profile_230811_pi_Jared-20
"I'm a vocalist, and Jarod knows how to encourage me, push me, and get the most out of a recording session. He is a perfectionist and won't allow for mediocre sessions. I will return to his studio in the future!"
Ashlee
Took Music Recording lessons from Jarod G.
Profile_92813_pi_10534128_998818173478412_2947017591772284856_o
"I really enjoy learning from Russ. He is good at relating things back to a way I can understand and improve. He is so versatile in his music knowledge that I can litterally throw anything his way that I'm curious about and he points me in the right direction. I've taken guitar, bass, vocal, and even production lessons from Russ. By far the most value I have ever got from an instructor. At first I was a little hesitant because of the higher price than others, but when you start noticing that you are learning stuff other teachers had no idea about, it makes sense to pay a little more for the quality you get out of his lessons. Thanks Russ for all the lessons over the last few years! Wouldn't be where I am today without ya!"
Josh
Took Music Recording lessons from Russell S.
392475_m9f83prcrbhfv5l8ssh3
"Albino - I just wanted to say thanks again so much for everything you did for me, I'm having so much fun recording. I just finished up my first track and was able to include guitars, bass, piano, drum and vocals, I can't believe how quickly you taught me all of this stuff. This is a huge improvement from where I was a few months ago. Thank you again!!!"
Dan
Took Music Recording lessons from Albino M.
Profile_192594_pi_5D7AA676-1E78-4458-BE44-A3292E10530A
"Words cannot explain how much I learned from Alex in just a few lessons. Alex teaches exactly what I'm looking for. I now feel so much more confident for and capable of pursuing my work, thanks to all your advices."
Michel
Took Music Recording lessons from Alex B.
Profile_114588_pi_11012376_10206179887364988_1104230825506972194_n
"I've been working with Danielle for over a year now and shes a great, hardworking person with a beautiful spirit. I've learned and grown so much musically because of her."
Chioma
Took Music Recording lessons from Danielle L.
Profile_99046_pi_2016-05-02%2009.08.14
"Steve is knowledgeable in recording software and was able to get me up and running."
David
Took Music Recording lessons from Steve G.
Profile_60512_pi_header-with-layers
"Seth is a pleasure to work with! He is very flexible, accommodating, and most importantly talented! He's got a real signature to his sound and his ear is pretty much impeccable. Seth has written the music and produced my first album and am very proud of how it sounds. Oh and he's also a great vocal coach. He's a one stop shop! 5 stars!!"
Max
Took Music Recording lessons from Seth D.
View More
View Less

Popular Music Recording Articles from our Blog

5 Tips Singers Need to Know Before Recording a Song

Is recording a song one of your goals as a singer? It's an amazing feeling to pour your heart out and have a finished product to be proud of! Here, Brooklyn, NY teacher Liz T. shares some important tips to remember before you head into the studio...   Before going into a studio to record vocals for a song, it’s important that you prepare yourself to make the best use of your time! Recording a song in a studio can be quite expensive, because most are rented by the hour -- so here are s …

By Suzy S.