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ryan S.

5 Reviews
Elgin, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, German
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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ryan S.

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I have been playing guitar for over a decade and have tons of performance experience gigging in a local rock band. Combine that with a curriculum that starts with fundamentals and expands quickly into playing your favorite songs and you have a great start to beginning or expanding your guitar playing abilities.

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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,

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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!
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Ryan B.

90 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA in Ethnomusicology from University of Illinois
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ryan B.

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I've been teaching guitar for 5 years helping students develop a love for the instrument and learn more about music along the way. There are many styles I'm comfortable teaching from folk (fingerpicking or flatpicking), rock, blues and funk and I would love working on developing a unique style of your own. Within the first few lessons you'll have a solid base of strumming, picking and chord changes and even a few simple songs under your belt. Moving on from there I will craft lessons to move you toward a "goal song," making sure to cater your progress to your needs while keeping a focus on good technique. I enjoy working with students of all ages and experiences and I can't wait to meet you!

About Ryan

Ryan is a musician from Logan Square who plays a plethora of different instruments. He specializes in guitar, banjo, mandolin and ukulele, but also dabbles in accordion, piano, drums, harmonica and several others. Learning to play instruments is one of the true pleasures in his life and he hopes he

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The best!
Ryan
I have been working with Ryan on the Banjo for over a year now. He is incredible patient, encouraging and seriously knows his stuff!
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Jeremie W.

31 Reviews
Grayslake, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. Music Composition from Columbia College Chicago
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Jeremie W.

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I have been playing guitar for 21 years. I make lesson plans based on each individual, so I don't teach every one the same boring songs or use the same regiment with everyone. I want to teach you what YOU want to learn.

About Jeremie

I'm a self taught guitarist who has been playing for 20 years. I have played professionally in numerous bands and ensembles ranging from jazz to folk to rock, and I've been writing music for the same length of time. I currently perform with one of my students from TakeLessons named Mackenzie O'Brie

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Paul R.
Jeremie is patiently progressing me, very encouraging
Kris
Jeremie has been awesome. Super patient and works on what you want to play!
Didi L.
Based on my first lesson with Jeremie, I feel very confident that he will be able to help me achieve my music goals, to learn jazz guitar and music theory in a gradual manner without feeling overwhelmed.

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Russell P.

63 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $19
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Performer of the Semester in Guitar from Western Kentucky University
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Russell P.

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My goal as an instructor is to keep the lessons fresh, fun, interesting, and to ultimately guide the students to better teach themselves as they gain experience and familiarity with the instrument and music. Students can have their lessons catered to the music and styles they wish to pursue. Lessons are tailored to each individual student so that we can build upon their strengths and focus on lessons to improve weaker areas. Students will learn how to build dexterity, use proper technique, and be creative. Every student has different goals, some really want to learn theory and read music. Others may simply want to learn to strum a few chords. Whatever the goal, I can provide the instructions to help the student succeed!

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SUMMER SALE GOING ON NOW!!!!!!!! NEW AVAILABILITY!!! The transformative learning experiences at Prestige Guitar are designed to help our students grow both in and out of the classroom. Established in 2016, Prestige Guitar is located in St. Louis, MO and reflects the vibrant energy of the are

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Thomas D.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2011
  • AA Guitar Performance from Los Angeles College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Thomas D.

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Guitar lessons with me are unique because although I am young, I am a very experienced teacher already. I started learning guitar at 10 years old. By the time I was 16 I was gigging and teaching kids in my neighborhood and any Craigslist clients I could find. At 18, I took a 1.5 year program at the Los Angeles College of Music, where I graduated with an AA in guitar performance. Since then I have worked as a professional musician, and also as a teacher /consultant with Adopt the Arts, a non profit started by Matt Sorum (drummer of Guns N Roses, Hollywood Vampires) and director Abby Berman. In my time at Adopt the Arts I have amassed over 4000 teaching hours of teaching kids ages 4-13, so I am very experienced with kids and get along with them great since. I have also been giving other private lessons to people of all ages since 2011. Qualities that make me stand out as a teacher are relatability, patience, and an ability to identify the proper pace for the student to enjoy the ...

About Thomas

I am a musician from the bay area that has been in Los Angeles since the age of 18. As a professional guitarist and session musician I have worked on projects for such artists as Bruce Springsteen, Travis Barker, Tim Armstrong, Mondo Cozmo, Jonny West, and more. I started playing guitar at t

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I felt really comfortable and not at all intimidated with my first lesson. Looking forward to the next lesson.
Gabriel
Taught at the basic level very well. If you know nothing about music or guitar Tommy's your guy. Goes through all the simple steps at an even pace making the entire experience relaxing. From there giving you the knowledge of your scales and blues scales, teaching you how to make mini solos on the spot really helps out with the musicality of it all. 10/5
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An D.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
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An D.

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My goal is to help cultivate your own living musicality. Areas of specialization; theory and application, musical analysis, free improvisation, sound art/Sonic sculpture, conceptual performance, and songwriting/composition. Diverse styles and genre ; Jazz, classical, folk and bluegrass, spirituals, blues, punk rock, contemporary gospel, electronic dance and ambient... works very with beginners and early learners, any age/ skill level. Fine tuned lessons personalized for specific needs and learning styles.

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Cultivating a Living Musicality. A music practice is an opportunity for self growth and an exercise for our minds and awareness. It is my intention to provide lessons that; effectively balance theory and practice, patiently support and validate each students unique learning process, encourage

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Salma
Had fun in first lesson! An shows you a great way to learn. And i would really recommend him.
Stephen
Knows how to listen and communicate on what needs to be done to achieve individual goals as well hit the basic music theory.
Krishna
Andrew is great - really like his versatility in working with beginners or experts. He is able to accommodate and adjust based on what your goals are (i.e. he can start with basics of music to start at the very beginning or he can help you learn a song knowing the bare minimum. ) He's always on time and very flexible with schedules.

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Elk Grove Village, IL

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Elk Grove Village is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"Dennis is a fabulous teacher! I took lessons for 2 (?) years from him in high school, entering with decent knowledge of music from other instruments but only beginner-intermediate guitar skills from self-teaching and guitar class in school (what a joke). From the very start he adjusted to my level, asking me to play something I knew and identifying the chords that I had (unknowingly) played, and creating an exercise for me to practice new chords at home. Lessons were nothing but fun and informative; Dennis is a great conversationalist and incredibly knowledgeable about music theory. His lessons are full of variety: scales (different positions and modes), progressions (written on the spot by Dennis), improvisation (with live accompaniment), transcriptions (of your favorite songs), and learning from the book. Looking back, I progressed immensely under Dennis’s tutelage, from barely playing barre chords to writing my own music in different modes! It certainly doesn’t hurt that Dennis treats his students as equals, and that his home is always welcoming. He’s invested, not the type of teacher to chase you off once your “time’s up.” If I hadn’t gone off to college, I’d still be taking lessons from him for sure! Highly recommend to anyone who is looking for enjoyable, enriching guitar lessons."
Charese
Took Guitar lessons from Dennis B.
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"Over the past seven years, I have had three different guitar teachers. Karney is by far my favorite. The thing that really sets him apart is that he made me love playing guitar. I liked it before, but Karney actually taught me what I wanted to learn. This motivated me to practice the songs and eventually allowed me to play guitar at several weddings, both with Karney and by myself. He always goes the extra mile in my instruction by looking on his own time for cool new songs we can play. I know going into every lesson that I will have a good time and learn something new."
Emma
Took Guitar lessons from Karney S.
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"Damien does a great job of mixing theory with practical application."
David
Took Guitar lessons from Damien S.
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"Great teacher! Look forward to working with him more"
Brennan
Took Guitar lessons from Rob S.
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"My son took lessons from Ruben for several years - including being in a rock band led by Ruben. Talk about fun.

Ruben was always prepared and had his lessons planned out. Calm, patient and very skilled. He set a great example for kids and adults.

I would highly recommend Ruben for any type of Guitar lessons you need!

Eric Opdahl - State Farm Agent Oceanside CA"
Eric
Took Guitar lessons from Ruben D.
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"The social benefits to my child with special needs have been exponential by way of taking guitar lessons with Greg Campbell! She has really come out of her shell due to the confidence she has gained since she began working with Greg!"
Kate
Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Daniel is an excellent teacher! Very proffesional, skilled and patient.. He's been teaching my son guitar lessons for about 4 months now and we couldn't be happier with the results!"
Destiny
Took Guitar lessons from Daniel M.
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"Glenn is a talented musician & a patient and personable instructor. Able to adjust lessons instantly and answer my barrage of questions on songwriting, music theory and playing guitar. His in-home studio is comfortable & spotless! Very enjoyable. Highly recommend."
Susan
Took Guitar lessons from Glenn S.
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"Andrew was one of the most attentive guitar teachers my son has ever had. My son really responds to Andrew because he is warm, nice, and always has a smile on his face. My son has really taken a liking to Andrew."
Shannon
Took Guitar lessons from Andrew S.
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"I’ve been taking lessons with Eric since May 2017. Many times I have friends asking me “you got a lot better very fast, what’s going on?” Well, this is what’s going on: Eric knows what is the most important thing for me to practice at each stage to take my playing further. I have been faithfully following his advice, and make extremely satisfying progress. Can’t ask for a better teacher."
Sizhan
Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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