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Claire C.

20 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Bachaoler's of Music from Columbia College Chicago
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Claire C.

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Music is an essential element of a child's education, whether your training to perform at a campfire or Carnegie Hall. My approach is student-driven and collaborative. I help guide my students through songs of their choice, incorporating skill-level appropriate theory and ear training techniques. This allows kids to develop an understanding of the music they're most passionate for, helping their interest and enthusiasm to grow.

About Claire

My name is Claire and I have been making a living as a touring/gigging musician for the last eight years. I studied music performance and production at Columbia College Chicago. I have played in a variety of styles, both solo and as part of a band. I currently tour with my band, The Lucky Dutch on

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Josh Y.
Great first class. Super encouraging.
Tage
Super patient and knowledgeable.
Matthew T.
Great first lesson with Claire. She listens and understands and comes up with a plan accordingly. Very highly recommend.

Paulette L.

10 Reviews
Streamwood, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Paulette L.

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~ Approximately nine years of acoustic guitar studies
~ Experience with Alternative Rock, Classical, Latin, Spiritual, and Pop genres of guitar music
~ Knowledgeable with: scales, chords, picking styles, tuning, tablature (style of sheet music), and standard notation (style of sheet music)

About Paulette

Hello! My name is Paulette L., and I am a recent graduate of Elmhurst College, which is located in the nearby suburb of Elmhurst, Illinois. In May, I earned my Bachelor's in Music Business along with minors in Communications and Spanish. Music has played a significant role in my l

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Neven
Off to a good start. She seemed good with children and kept my son's interest.
Robert
Paulette is very friendly, knowledgeable and patient with beginners. Her musical experience in many areas serves her students tremendously well.
John G.
Great teacher! Very knowledgeable and enjoyable to learn from.

Dave K.

22 Reviews
Palos Heights, IL
Starting at $24
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dave K.

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I have been teaching guitar for 18 years and have taught hundreds of satisfied students. When you sign up for acoustic guitar lessons with me, you will begin by learning the basics of the instrument including proper holding and playing position, tone production, rhythm, first position notes,basic chords and notation. Once you get the basics down, you will learn how to play your favorite guitar riffs and songs. All of this can happen within the first 4-6 months of playing.

About Dave

Dave K. began playing guitar at the age of 10. His influences include Joe Satriani, Eric Johnson, Guthrie Govan, Jimi Hendrix, David Gilmour, Jeff Beck, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Pat Martino, Pat Metheny and Scott Henderson. At the age of 17 he began teaching private guitar and bass lessons to classmates

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Howard W.
I haven't played the violin since I was in middle school, and I wanted to re-learn to play it. I am so glad I picked Dave, he is very professional and made me feel very comfortable. I jumped in with both feet and Dave made the instructions at our first lesson easy for me to understand. Excellent location and studio is awesome.
Rushia Hendricks
Excellent lesson. Does a wonderful job at taking older students and gently holding their feet to the fire to bring out the best- even under the most challenging of circumstances. Kudos to being such a uniquely great teacher!
Tom L.
I realize it was the first lesson but I was a little disappointed that we spend nearly the entire time on housekeeping items, like canceling and re-scheduling appointments. I think that could have been covered with an e-mail or handout. I also thought we spent too much time going over the differences between acoustic and electric guitars - considering my age and background. Would have liked to see him demonstrate what I was asked to practice before the next lesson instead of just being told to refer to the workbook.

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Kai N.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Archaeology and Anthropology Bachelor's Degree from The University of Oxford
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Kai N.

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About Kai

Music has always brought me the most joy. I keep a daily practice regimen of several hours working on a variety of genres, including most importantly the blues. As a teacher, I offer good lessons at a fair price. Everyone from a child to an adult wants to have a good experience learning musi

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Alex R.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 17 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.S. in Neurobiology from Cornell University
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Alex R.

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Alex has been a professional touring musician and teacher since 2011, teaching both privately and as an extension faculty member. He has worked with students of all ages and skill levels, tailoring his lesson plans for the needs of the student. Alex does not believe that one rigid method will fit for everyone, and tries to ensure that every student is having fun and learning in a personalized way. His specialties include flatpicking and fingerpicking the acoustic guitar.

About Alex

Alex is a Boston-based guitarist and educator. At the age of 17, Alex turned his musical interests from classical violin to bluegrass guitar, and has yet to reconsider. After completing an undergraduate biology degree at Cornell University in 2011, he returned to the vibrant Boston music bluegras

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William
Alex is methodical and relaxed. He is a professional musician and a through and tech savvy teacher.

I especially like the fact that he sends videos for the homework.

I am actually learning how to play the guitar. Something that I could not do on my own.
William
Maya A.
Great teacher! We were so happy to have found Alex.

Adam K.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $44
  • Speaks Hebrew, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Master Of Clinical Psychology from Chestnut Hill College
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Adam K.

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Play songs by artists from the 60s to today! Bruno Mars, Bob Dylan, Allen Stone, Oasis, REM, Nirvana, Pink Floyd, Tom Petty, The Beatles,...and many more! I teach the songs you want to learn, using method books only for structure and support. This is your chance to build effective fundamental skills and improve your technique, theory, and improvisation in Pop, Rock, Country, Folk, R&B, Soul, and other genres!

About Adam

Learn to play your favorite songs, sing while playing, or even write your own songs! I have been passionate about music all of my life. I have been teaching guitar and piano for 10 years. I'm a doctoral student at Chestnut Hill College pursuing a degree in clinical psychology with plans to becom

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Ted S.
Good first lesson.
Veronica T.
Adam is a wonderful guitar instructor. He is very knowledgable and he is always calm, patient and very encouraging. He taught me a lot of ways to practice and enjoy music. Thank you Adam! I would highly recommend!
Kristin
I took acoustic guitar lessons with Adam and he was a wonderful teacher. I had little knowledge of the guitar and felt I developed my skills quickly. Adam was patient, nice and came up with fun exercises and song selections. Would highly recommend Adam as a teacher!

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Average Cost of Acoustic Guitar Lessons in Elmwood Park, IL

The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Elmwood Park is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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"Excellent teacher!!!!"
Sarah
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"I met Jordan while he worked at a local cafe and he was always very kind to me and my 2 sons as they were growing up from a very young age. During one of our many conversations, Jordan mentioned he was a music instructor. He is not the only person in the cafe who played instruments but Jordan's guidance related to music was always VERY genuine. You could easily tell he knew what he was talking about while others just gave answers on a whim.
Both of my kids showed some interest in guitar and we began lessons with Jordan a few months ago. I could not be happier. I have also joined in and we quickly learned how to play songs. His lessons are great and it is amazing how he keeps my 8 and 10 year old so focused. I have been learning too. I would give more stars if I could. Jordan is a very talented musician, a great person and an excellent educator. I would highly recommend him to anyone wanting to seriously learn guitar."
Thomas
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"My son had his first lesson last week & cannot wait to go back this week! So excited we found someone who knows what they’re talking about and can break it down so easily for my little beginner!"
Jackie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Dennis O.
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"Great teacher and encouraged.....taught me and grandsons !!"
Harold
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Professor S.
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"My son is brand new to guitar, Bryan is exceptionally patient and considerate with him. I would definitely recommend him to anyone look for a great teacher!"
Ali
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Bryan M.
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"An excellent teacher. Patient, attentive and precise. I finally managed to improve my musical performances."
Giuseppe U.
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"I took acoustic guitar lessons with Adam and he was a wonderful teacher. I had little knowledge of the guitar and felt I developed my skills quickly. Adam was patient, nice and came up with fun exercises and song selections. Would highly recommend Adam as a teacher!"
Kristin
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Adam K.
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"Christian is very interested in your personal goals and he makes sure to ask specific questions to make sure he is helping you achieve them! I’ve only had 3 lessons and have already learned so much. I highly recommend!"
Kennedy
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Christian L.
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"Kenton is a very good instructor, very detailed , explains things, well and let you go at your own pace! Highly recommended."
Antonio M Hampton
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kenton D.
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"First Lesson with Curtis was great! He gave me take away sheets that he made personalized for my skill level and exercises that I have great need for. His skill and style are exactly what I was looking for in a guitar coach as well. If you like the work of Tony Iommi, Chuck Berry or Robert Johnson, Curtis is the man to see! Keep up the great work Curt!"
Aaron
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Curtis L.
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