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Joseph M.

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Skokie, IL
Starting at $29
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 to 65
  • Teaching since 1997
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Joseph M.

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Able to help students at beginner to intermediate level. Teach them rasquado and improvisation, also give them solid general right hand, left hand technique.

About Joseph

My Story: As a guitarist in my early years I spent much time reworking my technique and gaining insight in how guitar playing really works. My early struggles gave way to a solid knowledge of the guitar and music. This was gained through no small part through

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Ryan L.
Learning flamenco and classical guitar with Joe. He's got tons of knowledge and skill, and really pays attention to the musicality of things, which is something other teachers often miss.
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Great teacher

My daughter enjoyed lessons with Joe. He was patient and good at explaining to a beginner.
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Ayme F.

16 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Japanese, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ayme F.

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I studied flamenco guitar for 8 years under the instruction of Tomas de Utrera, NIco Angel and Rodrego Carteras. It is an expressive, percussive style of classical guitar that derives from Spanish and gypsy folk music.

About Ayme

Music can be as simple or as intricate as you want to make it. I will to teach you how to make the most of whatever knowledge and skill you have and to have fun while you do it. My tastes are all across the board, rock and roll, country, metal, opera, I love it all. So, let me know what you are int

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Very professional and patient.
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Ayme is a great teacher, makes learning very easy to enjoy....

Jose R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • BS - Biology from Yale University
  • Teaches students Male: 8 to 60; Female: 10 to 60
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Jose R.

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There are multiple approaches to studying Flamenco guitar, depending on the ultimate goal. In the simplest you just learn some techniques and scales to begin or complement your playing. In the more advanced you learn all the intricacies, the details and rules including the structures, "compas", techniques and most advanced "falsetas" or musical segments. Whichever interests you, I will strive to provide you with an understanding and a real foundation. The lessons I offer include some of my own transcriptions of most of the material I teach, including compositions by Paco de Lucia and Sabicas. Flamenco playing will enhance any other forms of guitar playing you may already possess, and will inspire you to reach higher levels.

About Jose

I started learning Flamenco guitar as a teenager, and this allowed me to experience what is necessary for a young mind to learn and grow in this beautiful art form. Its sounds and techniques captivated me and it is that very beauty what will surely keep you learning, regardless of your musical goa

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Karen D.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Karen D.

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Flamenco Guitar:
A style of playing that uses a classical guitar which has nylon strings instead of steel strings. The techniques are a bit different, but all the same knowledge of learning a basic guitar are incorporated. The student would learn the basic of tuning, finger techniques/placement, notes, strumming, picking, reading, and playing songs. Advanced students would learn theory and soloing.

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Anyone Can Learn To Sing or Play Any Instrument With My Method! No End To How Good You Can Get! Become Better Than Anyone Out There! Vocal Therapist-Can Cure ALL Vocal Damage! Karen D. -Certified Teacher of the World Famous Dante Pavone Vocal Method -Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Musi

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Kelly S.
Karen was not prepared for the lesson. She spent 15 minutes trying to send me photos from a beginner Tabla book available on Amazon. She did not own a set of Tabla drums. She ensured me she could teach anything, but could not pronounce the words used for proper Tabla technique, knew no history and could not even teach me to tune. She literally was reading out of the book figuring it out along the way. I lost a lot of trust from this and asked for a full refund for future lessons.
Erika H.
Karen is an incredibly skillful teacher. She is very passionate about music and it easy to be comfortable with her. She shares her training and knowledge very clearly. The vocal exercises seem very unique and holistic for body and voice health. She is very encouraging, caring, and soul-uplifting. I feel like I have a new connection with my voice and all that is connected to using it... as an instrument and the journey is only just starting. 45 minutes went by so fast. I am looking forward to my next lessons.
Earl L.
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Marc M.

36 Reviews
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Starting at $22
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Associates from Schoolcraft
  • Teaches Beginner
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Marc M.

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rasgueado is the quick down/up percussive strumming you'll hear in flamboyant guitar music

About Marc

I teach all styles of guitar, as I have been in many different types of music situations: Soloist (Classical) Ensemble (Classical and Jazz) Lead and Rhythm (Various Rock and Roll bands) Songwriting and Recording. I am a people person that learned the guitar from many different sources. Most of my l

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Miki
I only had Marc for a couple months (unfortunately had to move), but he is a phenomenal teacher and I recommend to anyone. He's very easy to communicate with and strikes a great balance between the technical learning you need with having fun.
Fred Chin
First lesson. Marc was great
Chris
I only got to take lessons from Marc for a couple of months in the summer of 2016 (I had to move away for work), but he is hands down the best music teacher I've ever encountered. It's a year and a half later and I'm still benefitting from his tutelage. From beginner to advanced, you've found the right guy for the job.
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David W.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded First Place in Ed-Tech Hackathon from Michelson Runway/General Assembly
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David W.

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I have studied Flamenco for over 20 years. During that time, I've had the opportunity to perform with many of the top artists in the Bay Area, as well as study with masters from Spain.

I have studied all of the parts of the art form to varying degrees: toque, cante, baile, palmas, cajon, but my areas of specialization would be toque (guitar) and cante (singing).

About David

Hi there, and thanks for viewing my TakeLessons profile! I am excited to be a part of the team in Berkeley, CA. I started teaching lessons while in music school for Classical Guitar in 1996. From 1998 onwards, I played with a variety of musicians from Africa and Latin America, as well the as gr

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Mariano
I've been taking lessons with David for more than 2 years, he's amazing... he's very knowledgeable, patient, knows how to explain difficult concepts and can adapt to a broad range of topics, covering different areas that I'm interested on, including music theory, songwriting, guitar and bass, and music production.

David is both a professional musician and an experienced instructor, and you can tell the difference that makes in every class.

We started with at-home classes, but switched to online during the pandemic and that's working pretty good for me to.

I'd recommend David to anyone looking to learn a new instrument, get better at it or expand their music knowledge in general.
George McKale
Simply put, David is a great teacher. His lessons incorporated the perfect blend of theory and patience while opening up new horizons on the fret board. His style of teaching is very flexible so that one can hone in on what excites them. For me, that was jazz and David made a huge difference in my creativity.
Selina
David did a wonderful job, teaching me bass via Zoom with a lot of focus on what I wanted to do. Even though my interests ranged from technical to classical to theoretical to funk, he always had something he could show me and proved to have great knowledge of the instrument as well as of music theory and history. I would recommend him to anyone.

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Average Cost of Flamenco Guitar Lessons in Elmwood Park, IL

The average cost of 60-minute flamenco guitar lessons in Elmwood Park is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $45 and $276 per hour.
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"Alexios worked beautifully with our 12 year old. He was kind and patient and very positive. It is easy to see that Alexios has vast experience with music. The student was anxious to get started at practice!"
Quinnlin
Took Flamenco Guitar lessons from Alexios A.
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"Wonderful lesson! Look forward to working with you!"
Mark
Took Flamenco Guitar lessons from Diego A.
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"Ben is a very good teacher who help my son improve a lot."
Tiffany
Took Flamenco Guitar lessons from Ben S.
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"Raphael is both an inspiring performer and an excellent teacher! His lessons are focused, and challenging (and fun!), with musicality and technique presented in practice as inseparable elements, from day #1.

Beyond his obvious expertise —reason enough to seek out his teaching!—Raphael is patient, highly attentive teacher, with an excellent (and fast!) eye for details... As well, he’s a very, very nice guy!"
Marion
Took Flamenco Guitar lessons from raphael B.
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"I'm currently taking Flamenco guitar lessons with Ben. He's polite, kind, and straightforward. Makes me feel positive and confident throughout the lessons. I tend to ask a lot of questions but he's made sure to answer each of them with enthusiastic and insightful responses. I'd reccomend him to anyone looking for serious lessons from a very knowledgeable guitar teacher."
Zane
Took Flamenco Guitar lessons from Ben S.
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"I have worked with Edward for more than 10 years, during which time he has been my lead guitarist for my flamenco dance company, Flamenco Arana. Ed has always contributed inspiring original and traditional music, he knows his craft and the technique of music inside and out, and his easygoing attitude and dry sense of humor are always a pleasure. I recommend him wholeheartedly!"
Kristina
Took Flamenco Guitar lessons from Edward F.
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"I took the beginner class and I was amazed by how far I progressed with Ahmad's instruction. My friends who play guitar had told me that they spent months just learning to play chords before they were able to play songs. But by the end of the four week class I could play not one, but *three* songs.

Ahmad has a well-thought-out curriculum that introduces music theory and chord concepts in a way that helps you understand what's happening musically while being able to apply it to actual songs. He has printouts and online videos to help you review if you forget something from class. He also gives you good strategies for practicing effectively. And finally, his excitement for music is infectious. One of the hardest things for me is staying motivated to practice, but that's a lot easier when I can see that I'm progressing toward being the guitarist I want to be with every lesson.

I've taken music lessons from a lot of different musicians in my lifetime (piano, violin, voice) and while they were all skilled musicians, none were as skilled of teachers as Ahmad. If your experience is anything like mine, you'll learn more faster taking lessons here than anywhere else."
Theo
Took Flamenco Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"I never picked up a guitar until after age 50, and then for some unknown reason decided I wanted to learn flamenco guitar.

I've been taking lessons with Ed for about 8 months.

Ed is teaching the flamenco basics and techniques, and also makes sure he adds in some easier items so that I can see progress. The lessons are comfortable - Ed has an easy going personality that makes the lessons comfortable and enjoyable.

Very pleased with Ed as my instructor"
Jeffrey
Took Flamenco Guitar lessons from Edward F.
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Michael
Took Flamenco Guitar lessons from Diego A.
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