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ryan S.

5 Reviews
Elgin, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, German
  • Bachelor's degree in Fine Art specializing in 3d Animation/modeling from American academy of art
  • 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.

About ryan

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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Sebastian A.

17 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $55
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2013
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Sebastian A.

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I will teach you any genre or style you want to learn, whether that be classical, rock, folk, blues, alternative, and anything else in between. We will go over scales, arpeggios, chords, and soloing that will help your technique and knowledge of the guitar. I will also bring books, diagrams, and sheet music to help with your progress.

About Sebastian

Playing and learning an instrument is beneficial to ones being because it is a great way to express ones self and it's an excellent stress reliever. It's also an amazing feeling playing an instrument you love to listen to. Learning any instrument could be daunting at first because there is so m

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Skylar A.
1st lesson. Sebastian made my 2 kids very comfortable!
Amanda K.
Wonderful, reliable teacher! Very patient and has a clear and consistent pedagogy. Very highly recommended!
Domink S.
Very nice, patient teacher! I m so happy we started lessons with Sebastian.
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Henry A.

2 Reviews
Chicago, IL
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Awarded NAMED Music Scholarship from Northeastern Illinois University
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Henry A.

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A fun and easy approach to learning guitar.
If you’re a beginner, I’ll give you easy exercises and fun songs to get your chops together.
If you already play, we’ll work on taking your playing to the next level through learning scales, new chord voicing, and diving deep into new songs or pieces.

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.

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Drake B.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $18
  • Music from Rollins College
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Drake B.

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I have been performing guitar and bass for over 12 years and teaching professionally for 6 years. My approach to education is that no teaching curriculum is a one-size-fits-all. I take each student's needs and strengths into consideration and strategically guide them towards their potential. Teaching is a great passion of mine and I will always try my hardest to help my students grow into the great players I know they can be.

About Drake

Hi, my name is Drake and I've been playing guitar since 2008 and electric bass since 2009. I recently graduated from Rollins College with a music degree in guitar performance with a focus in Jazz. I have studied Rock and Metal music extensively as well have played in many bands in those styles. I f

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John Hencinski
Drake is awesome! Super experienced teacher, really great guy, I love taking lessons with him. He teaches based on what you want to know while making sure your technique is solid. Can't recommend him enough.

Joe M.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joe M.

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All styles and levels: Rock, Jazz, Classical, Folk, Reggae.

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Professional musician, vocalist and entertainer. Perform at: Hershey Park, Musikfest, Steel Stacks, Mesa, The Sands Casino............ BA Moravian College, MM Combs College Dir. of Guitar Studies at Lebanon Valley College Adjunct Professo

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Robert
Very knowledgeable, easy to converse with. Joe is patient and corrects fundamentals with usefull suggestions.
Mary Ellen
Excellent musician. Joe will be able to take me to the next level of singing.
Karyn G.
Really enjoying my lessons with Joe. He's patient and encouraging. I feel like I'm really learning the basics of music and guitar.
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Halec S.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Biology/ pre-dental from UIUC
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Halec S.

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The best way to learn the guitar is by learning the songs you love. As a beginner, we will start by learning the foundation to guitar playing such as hand placement and picking techniques. We will quickly jump into playing simple chords and scales, and learning the theory behind them. Before you know it, we will be playing your favorite songs and how to play solos over them.

About Halec

Hello! My name is Halec and I've been playing electric and classical guitar for over 11 years. I began teaching 4 years ago with different students of various ages. I love teaching every genre of music from djent and classic rock all the way to modern pop and rap. I take pride in creating an enviro

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Danni B.
Every lesson is very insightful and educational! I always really enjoy my time playing and learning with and from Mr. Halec during our scheduled tutorings. He has launched my learning in Classical Guitar farther than anyone else has! Thank you so much, Mr. Halec!
Yolanda W.
he really helped me when I needed it and I want him to be a friend when I get older but I know that makes no sense because I'm young maybe I'll still keep learning from him by the time I get to college and I know this is not necessary Eminem basically saying is that I want you to be forever so that I can continue learning from him
Leila
Straight to the point. Easygoing. Thanks !

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Elmwood Park, IL

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Elmwood Park 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 $276 per hour.
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"Missy is great! She has a unique way of understanding how I, as an individual, learn rather than cookie cutter teaching. She explains why we are doing things the way we are and how it will help me be able to play later. I'd recommend her to anyone and I'm looking forward to me next lesson!"
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"It is with the utmost enthusiasm that I express my admiration for Bill's ability to make my first guitar lesson pleasant and comfortable (even when I know little to nothing about playing guitar). I am confident my future guitar lessons with Bill will provide me with solid guitar playing abilities, and will prove to be compelling and diversified."
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Took Guitar lessons from Bill G.
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"I'm 66 years old and I believe that Dennis is one of the most effective teachers in any field that I have experienced. I'm sure he is equally effective with any age level, but I know he is superb at teaching adult students. His approach to teaching makes it clear that he has a " roadmap" to learning the guitar that is much more effective and rewarding than just learning random chords. He is engaging, personable, supportive and very patient. I look forward to every lesson and I always leave energized and eager to work on the "next milestone" of the journey. I honestly cannot recommend him highly enough."
Alexander Miller
Took Guitar lessons from Dennis B.
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"It was obvious to me at my first lesson with Ron, that he is an experienced and top quality musician and teacher. I have enjoyed several lessons with him so far. He is patient, makes learning fun, great at conveying the material, and has set a learning pace that feels just right for me."
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Took Guitar lessons from Ronald A.
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"very detailed/structrered and patient...! very pleased with the manner in which Norman is delivering the lessons. Bob"
Bob
Took Guitar lessons from Norman T.
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"Stephen has been such a great teacher for my daughter, initiating her in guitar playing with lots of patience and encouragement. He is very positive and did a great job to motivate my daughter to practice and improve her skills. Thank you so much for all your work, Stephen!!"
Narcisa
Took Guitar lessons from Stephen S.
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"Really enjoying learning basic guitar skills."
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Took Guitar lessons from Jonathan B.
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"Ahmad is an excellent guitar teacher! He's super enthusiastic and genuinely excited to help you reach your goals as a guitar player. His lesson plans and materials are thorough and easy to follow. I've only been taking lessons for a few weeks and can already play three songs. I'm excited to continue learning!"
Laura
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"My favorite thing about working with Mary Ann is that she wants to teach me to play songs I love!"
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