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Ryan M.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Contemporary Urban and Popular Music from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaching since 2014
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Ryan M.

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I like to craft a lesson plan that revolves around the interest of the student. If you like country but not funk, we'll focus heavy on country and not do any funk. If you want to focus on theory, we will. If you don't want to learn "hot crossed buns" we won't. Let me know the music you like and what you want to accomplish and we can go from there!

About Ryan

Hello! My name is Ryan and I play guitar/sing/write/record with local alternative rock/jam band, Lunar Ticks. I also am a guitarist with the all improvised cover band, Fate Nite. I also book shows, produce a comedy show, started a podcast, write for a local music publication, have spoken at schools

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Patrick M.
Kind, helpful, and attentive - I enjoyed getting to know Ryan very much and despite the fact that first lessons can be a challenge, I feel as though it was time well spent. I look forward to more!
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Henry A.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Bachelor of Music in Classical Guitar Performance from Northeastern Illinois University
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Henry A.

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I love bluegrass. My special interests range from Merle Travis, Bela Fleck and the Flecktones and Tony Rice but also include newer groups like the Punch Brothers and Allison Krauss.

Whether it’s getting your right hand alternating thumb pattern down, getting your flat–picking accurate and speedy, or learning to improvise over Bluegrass Standards, I can help.

About Henry

Henry is a guitarist who is an active performer and teacher in Chicago. He has played with Grammy winning musicians, popular wedding/corporate bands, local independent artists, award winning musicals, and played many solo guitar concerts for restaurants and private events. Henry plays and teaches

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Tom
I learned a few things despite having connectivity problems for most of the lesson.
Tom
Henry was patient and wanted to clearly understand what level I was at before deciding what I should start working on. Enjoyed the lesson.
Liza
Great knowledge of the guitar and musical theory. Henry has the holistic approach to guitar that I was looking for.

Kenny S.

9 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Arts and Letters from Council for the Arts
  • Teaching since 1990
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Kenny S.

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Kenny has been playing guitar since the age of 14, has received awards and grants from the Canada Council, and is an instructor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His approach to teaching guitar helps students learn quickly and maximize musical potential.

I'm a guitar player and singer songwriter from Montreal, Canada, have been living in Chicago for seven years, and have been playing electric, dobro, and acoustic guitar in the studio and on the stage for 20+ years. I play fingerstyle in a variety of tunings and am also a proficient flatpicker covering folk, bluegrass, electric, blues, and country picking techniques.

Whether you are a songwriter looking to improve your basic skills to perform a wider range of material, or a flatpicker looking to refine your improvisation skills or learn fingerstyle and open tunings, I can help you learn the correct approach to help bring your playing to a new level.

We all have within us, the ability to be an excellent player. ...

About Kenny

Kenny has been playing guitar since the age of 14, has received awards and grants from the Arts Council, and is an instructor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His approach to teaching guitar helps students learn quickly, have fun, and maximize musical potential. Kenny has played at Fe

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Robert
Great first day!
Jim
I recently started taking lessons with Kenny to try to learn some basic lead guitar in a one on one setting. I've been very impressed with his preparation, taking the time to tailor the lesson to my level of play and the music I am interested in playing. He also is very encouraging and is interested in my learning and progress, even going beyond the one hour lesson time to ensure that I have the tools necessary to continue to work at home.
Zion and Isadora R.
Great 1 st lesson. He was patient and supportive with the kids!

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Mikael B.

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Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
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Mikael B.

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I’m a Brazilian Musician, with 13 years of experience. I have been teaching all ages. Levels and styles. I Studied at a famous brazilian university (ULM) with the best teachers of Brazilian Music and studied jazz at Berklee College of Music. Since 2005 I have been teaching Brazilian music to students from all over the world!

About Mikael

I'm a guitarist and I've been playing since I was 12. I play in a jazz and Brazilian music band. I love teaching from beginners to professional musicians looking for improvement. I graduated in guitar at brazilian GIT, music theory at ULM and Jazz Improvisation at Berklee College of Music. I als

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Taylor K.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Guitar from Gilroy Music Academy
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Taylor K.

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I am professional touring musician with many years of real world experience learning songs and parts to play on stage. I remember what it was like to know nothing about the guitar and the hard work it takes to get proficient. I can help you discover your voice on the instrument, teach things that excite you and provide a solid foundation for learning

About Taylor

Hello! My name is Taylor Kropp and I am guitarist currently living in Los Angeles. I am teaching guitar lessons online via Skype/Zoom! Any level, anybody, anywhere. Scales, arpeggios, country, blues, rock, pop etc. I know the last thing the world needs is another online music teacher but I thin

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Robin
I have had the pleasure of experiencing Taylor’s guitar skills for several years now. If you are looking for a teacher with experience, patience, and talent, Taylor’s your guy. His library of music knowledge and practical skills are thorough and diverse. No matter what music genre you want to master, or if you want to learn to play the electric or acoustic guitar, his skills will guide you to your passion. I can’t recommend him highly enough for children or adults. He has worked with both.
Andrew
I've been playing guitar for over 30 years and mostly write songs, as time went by i started running out of fresh ideas on guitar and Taylor quickly honed in on what i was after and started showing me some concepts and ideas i hadn't thought of before so now I'm off to the races with fresh ideas. Taylor rules!
Sandra
Taylor made my first guitar lessons very intuitive and interesting. He worked with me to learn songs I was interested in, and immediately introduced me to a metronome to start developing my time. I’m so excited about how much he helped me improve!
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Jeremy R.

37 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Music from University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jeremy R.

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I have studied Guitar with Joe Settlemires who taught players like Brad Paisley, and Vince Gill. I started playing guitar at 15 and have toured all over the country. If you're just starting to play or you're mastering advanced shredding skills I can help you accomplish your musical goals while feeding your addiction to music!

About Jeremy

I have been a professional performing musician and producer for over 10 years and have had hundreds of students during that time. I grew up playing classic rock and classical. By the time I graduated high school I had visited 26 states playing music. I have studied music at the University of Scienc

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Charles F.
Great first lesson, I've got another scheduled today and am very much looking forward to it. And yes, Jeremy, I did my muscle memory homework.
Mike R.
Really solid first lesson. Jeremy was warm and engaging. I look forward to working more with him in the future.
Dimitri
Jeremy is very calm, supportive, and knowledgeable. His lessons have a clear direction and are focused on my goals. I enjoy the lesson and am willing to work hard in between each lesson. I highly recommend him.

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Average Cost of Bluegrass Guitar Lessons in Elmwood Park, IL

The average cost of 60-minute bluegrass guitar lessons in Elmwood Park is $78. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $276 per hour.
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"Works very well with beginners like myself. Kind, patient, and helpful. Looking forward to further lessons."
Cady
Took Bluegrass Guitar lessons from Richard C.
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"Really good instructor. Appreciated his flexibility."
Bob
Took Bluegrass Guitar lessons from Grant H.
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"Very insightful — was able to immediately diagnose issues with my playing and offer solutions."
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Took Bluegrass Guitar lessons from Robert M.
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"Tara has been teaching our 8 year old Evan Bluegrass guitar for a little over two years. He looked forward to his weekly opportunity to learn and play with Ms. Tara. To watch her interact - educate - and entertain Evan - was just a joy. We are sorry she has left Virginia - impossible to replace - if you get the chance - take it! She is an amazing teacher and a great friend of our Son."
Don
Took Bluegrass Guitar lessons from Tara L.
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"Alex has been my guitar teacher now for about 9 months and I have thoroughly enjoyed the lessons. He is always enthusiastic with the music we're learning and has a very clear way of explaining new ideas. I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking for a guitar teacher!"
Catherine
Took Bluegrass Guitar lessons from Alex R.
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"Brad Farmer is a classically trained guitarist with an emphasis in Bluegrass guitar. He has the perfect teacher "temperament" and never gets frustrated with me...very patient and able to provide great insight on the best ways to practice so that you can obtain your goals quickly. While taking lessons with Brad, I have made marked improvements in a short period of time. Highly recommended!"
Landon
Took Bluegrass Guitar lessons from Brad F.
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"Brad is an excellent instructor. Willing to work with the student on their goals."
Tim
Took Bluegrass Guitar lessons from Brad F.
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"Lucian will listen to whatever it is that you want to learn and give you all the building blocks to play how you want to play and explore your options on the neck in many different ways. I am a intermediate guitar player and within a few lessons with Lucian I was given tools to work on and practice for months to improve my skills and technique/ approach to playing. I would recommend his lessons to ANYONE looking to improve!"
Chase
Took Bluegrass Guitar lessons from Lucian W.
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"I get a lot out of every lesson and a lot to take away and work on in practice as well. Great experience and I've noticeably improved after just a few lessons."
Matthew
Took Bluegrass Guitar lessons from Robert M.
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"Max was a great teacher. I walked in wanting to learn better soloing techniques for my bluegrass guitar. With Max's help, I got over several humps in my playing and solo creating skills. If you're looking for a solid teacher that listens to what you have to say, Max is your teacher."
Matthew
Took Bluegrass Guitar lessons from Max Z.
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