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Molly M.

272 Reviews
Schaumburg, IL
Starting at $85
  • Speaks Italian
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded Concerto Competition Finalist from MIllikin University
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Molly M.

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Basic beginner piano for kids, teens, and adults. We use both the Alfred series (adults , pre teens and teens) and Alfred for Young Beginners for young children. I also love Piano Pronto for all ages, and students LOVE it! We cover basic note reading, rhythm, scales, dynamics and more!

About Molly

WHO ARE YOU? You are the future star of a Lin-Manuel Miranda show, if he would just write about your life for a change! You are a business owner whose voice is tired at the end of the day (*cough* singing lessons strengthen speaking *cough*) You're a player who's on the way to becoming a sin

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Noemi Q.
Awesome as always!
Patrick
Molly is an amazing teacher, overflowing with enthusiasm and encouragement. I'm an amateur singer, and just wanted to take lessons to improve my singing a little bit so I could be better at musical improv. She helped reconnect me with my love of singing, and now I want more.
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Susan M.

9 Reviews
Highland Park, IL
Starting at $125
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1984
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Susan M.

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Expert Piano Instruction by Ivy-League and Conservatory Trained Steinway Artist, for serious students ages 10-18 years old and adults.

About Susan

Study Classical Piano with an International Steinway Artist! Learn to play the piano, duo piano and chamber music or be accompanied and coached for your recital or audition with Susan M. I offer premium quality musical instruction and stress the importance of a sound foundation which includes the

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Aparna
Susan is not only an accomplished musician, but she is also an amazing teacher and mentor. She elevated my daughter’s musicianship and helped her find her true potential as a classical pianist. My daughter’s success as a competitive pianist is due to Susan’s instruction, encouragement, and guidance. When we started lessons with Susan, we struck gold!
John
Susan is an experienced concert pianist with world-class expertise in the instrument, yet she is also an approachable educator + coach who has done a great deal to advance my technique and interpretation. I’m glad to have found her. Advanced pianists will be pleased to find someone who can help raise their game even further, but regardless of your skill level, I don’t think you’ll regret signing up with her.
Patricia C.
Susan was a PERFECT match for me. I really hate leaving her great knowledge. She has poured out to me her expert knowledge. Unfortunately, I am unable to continue. Susan is a teaching jewel to be cherished.
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Jesus G.

21 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Bachelors degree in Piano Performance. from Conservatory of Mexico State
  • Teaching since 2003
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Jesus G.

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A solid, artistic, and flexible piano technique from the beginning. One of the fundamental parts in learning to play piano is to learn the basics of piano technique, which includes proper posture of the body when sitting to play piano, proper fingers, hands, and arms position. The development of the arm and hand flexibility in order to learn the legato and staccato performance from the beginning of the piano studies.

Throughout my 20 years of teaching experience I have developed different methods for children and adults to build a flexible and artistic piano technique that has worked with all my students.

The proper use of the arm rotation, wrist flexibility and how the wrists and arms help to lead the direction of the phrases are fundamentals to attain a beautiful and rich tone .

About Jesus

Jesus has more than 20 years experience teaching piano and 10 years teaching the Suzuki piano method, with dozens of his students playing successfully in recitals, competitions, and auditions around the Chicago area. He completed his Masters of Music in Piano Performance with a scholarship from

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Johnathan B.
Jesus is really good. I really enjoy my time learning with him
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Tereza M.
Great teacher! Knowledgeable and patient
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Charis B.

8 Reviews
Woodstock, IL
Starting at $38
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1984
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Charis B.

8 Reviews
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learning to play and having fun along the way. I want you to explore all that playing as to offer

About Charis

I have a B.S. in Music Education. I have worked with several disabled students patiently guiding them, finding creative ways to make music accessible to them. I believe it is not about me or the parent, but the student. I work with children of all ages believing that we can find a way that works

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Steve W.
Outstanding experience!! Very enjoyable!!!
Steve W.
Outstanding! Very enjoyable!!
Alexa B.
Great teacher! She was able to teach my daughter in 3 lessons what her band teacher couldn’t do in 6 months. My daughter walked away after her first lesson excited and couldn’t wait for her next lesson. You can tell Charis loves what she does.
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Katarina L.

4 Reviews
Westmont, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Slovak, English
  • Magister in Musicology from Comenius University
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Katarina L.

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I am trained in Russian technique using relaxation movements that prevent painful cramps in wrist and forearm. I have been teaching primarily children from age 4 in music schools and homes since 1987. I like to motivate them by letting them choose their favorites, like songs from Disney movies or some other popular songs. I am very patient and encouraging. I am happy when I see love for music growing in hearts of students.

About Katarina

I attended six years at State Conservatory and graduated with Magister degree from Comenius University in former Czechoslovakia. I performed during my college years with a chamber vocal-instrumental ensemble. I started teaching piano and music theory in 1987 at a music school and later I was giving

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Kyle Mitchell
Ms. Lalinska has been a great teacher! I'm pretty new to piano and she's been nothing but patient throughout our lessons. I've found that after learning some basic music theory on chords I'm all the more interested in improving. She has also been flexible in scheduling, which is particularly important due to my shifting schedule. Highly recommend!
Tomas Kratka
Katarina has been a fantastic teacher, helping me get to learn the basics of piano while teaching me how to play with a relaxed technique to preserve my hands and forearms -- I work on a computer all day so I will sometimes get cramped hands.
Jessica
Katarina is very knowledgeable about piano and theory, having studied and taught for many years. She uses the Russian technique and teaches excellent technical skill. She is patient and fair, and above all, a wonderful teacher!!
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Irwin S.

Highland Park, IL
Starting at $59
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 1976
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Irwin S.

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I have a true love for teaching. My compassionate and inspiring approach makes each student feel special, cared for, and successful.

I am a trustworthy educator with exceptional communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills. These traits enable him to cultivate strong relationships with parents and students.

I have a talent for connecting with my students and custom tailoring their lessons to meet their diverse needs.

Irwin utilizes his educational and performance experience to teach students of all levels. He founded the Silbernik Music Academy, located in Highland Park, IL, in 2014.

About Irwin

I am a dedicated, talented and enthusiastic music instructor. I love sharing my knowledge on the joys of making music with my students. I teach because I want to teach. Not because I have to teach. The disciplines that I have acquired through my music have helped me in all areas of my life, and I

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Average Cost of Piano Lessons in Elgin, IL

The average cost of 60-minute 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 $35 and $300 per hour.
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"Great first class! A lot to learn in first class it was great!"
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"Paul is a great teacher!

Paul is always very encouraging, and I've learned a lot working with him! He always teaches me good techniques and chooses great pieces for me to practice."
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Took Piano lessons from Paul M.
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"Mr. Lee is a great teacher he is very responsive and polite when instructing with me. He is also very paitent and understanding with me. He uses any feedback from me to point me in the right direction."
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Took Piano lessons from Yoon Jae L.
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"Had a great first lesson and looking forward to continuing with Rachel. I am trying to learn classical piano as an adult and Rachel's lesson was informative and fun- she really knows her stuff!"
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Took Piano lessons from Rachel P.
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"Stephen was very warm and welcoming. We enjoyed the exoerience"
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Took Piano lessons from Stephen S.
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"Great first lesson! He was prompt, experienced and patient. Also flexible with scheduling and how to proceed with the lesson plans. Looking forward to learning more!"
Jessica
Took Piano lessons from Farrokh S.
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"Sue was very welcoming. I'm looking forward to my next lesson. I rate her 5 stars."
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Took Piano lessons from Sue D.
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"I have been taking lessons from Steve for over 10 years. He makes it very fun and enjoyable while learning at the same time. I recommend Steve to anyone who wants to excel at their instrument."
Steve
Took Piano lessons from Steven B.
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"I've done mainly in person lessons with Gabbi but also some online lessons. She is really a great teacher. Very knowledgeable about music. Very patient even with a beginner like me. Highly recommend."
Bryce
Took Piano lessons from Gabbi C.
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"I would personally recommend Kathy because i have taken piano lessons for almost 2 years and felt very comfortable with her teaching techniques for the beginner like me. And the best part is goes according to your pace of learning and gives time to catch up, which helped me a lot."
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Took Piano lessons from Kathy B.
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