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ryan S.

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

1 Review
Chicago, IL
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Music from Columbia
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Celeste P.

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Experienced violin teacher available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of violin skills.

About Celeste

Hi, there! My name is Celeste and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2009 and have loved helping my students learn to play the violin, perform at student recitals, and grow as musicians. I went to Columbia Chicago and earned a degree in instrument performance. I'm a

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Phebe Williams
Best instructor ever! My daughter can't wait to take her violin lessons every week. Celeste is patient and she helped my daughter to gain new appreciation for music!
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Erin K.

7 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 to 85
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Erin K.

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Learning the piccolo is a great skill for any flute player to have. Having the ability to play piccolo builds versatility, and helps with your flute playing. The key to great piccolo playing is learning how to play in tune and with a stable tone, regardless of register. In addition to fundamentals, I encourage my piccolo students to learn folk tunes, marches, orchestral themes, and famous piccolo solos from the repertoire.

About Erin

I am currently finishing up my Masters of Music degree at DePaul University in Chicago, where I study flute performance with the principal flutist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. I previously completed my Bachelor of Music from the Aaron Copland School of Music in New York City. I am originally

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Christine
Erin is a kind and compassionate woman as well as a terrific flutist. I am very fortunate to work with her!
Tatiana, flutist
I am an accomplished flutist and teacher myself - and over the years I have seen many fine teachers and players. Not many people can truly be considered experts in both, and Erin definitely demonstrates her fine artistry and intimate knowledge of flute pedagogy time and again. I have witnessed her perform in both capacities, and any student studying under her should feel at ease, knowing they will have a top notch education.
Hailey
Erin makes lessons exciting and fun. She always has an answer to my questions, and brings enthusiasm and energy to each lesson. She helped me master my scales, and I have improved my sound greatly, She has helped me to love the flute!

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Lauren C.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 8 to 70
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Lauren C.

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From early interest to advanced music theory learners! Taking these lessons will only help your musical development. Examples of prime candidates include: piano students, music majors, sound engineers, etc.

About Lauren

Welcome to my studio! I believe in teaching healthy and effective singing, emphasizing character and intention, and incorporating general music theory. I have extensive experience teaching all genres to kids, high schoolers, and adults; I feel comfortable teaching all levels! I also teach piano

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Chris
Just great
Tabitha
that was fun and awsome
Paul
So much fun for my daughter and myself. We learned how to learn, our teacher was great....it was a perfect first lesson
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Jason M.

101 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Voyage Air Guitar VAD-06 from ASCAP
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1996
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Jason M.

101 Reviews
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I consider myself a theorist sometimes more than a musician. The studies that I use are a combination of taking songwriting structures and breaking them down so that they make sense to anyone. I teach chord progressions as well as scales and sometimes go a bit off the deep end when I feel students are ready.

About Jason

TakeLessons.com Instructor since it's inception, Jason M. is available for in person and online lessons worldwide leaving no stone un-turned! Jason has been playing guitar for over 20 years, ukulele, bass, banjo and keyboard for over 10 and teaching music in general since 1996 and professionally

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Jaiden
My 10 year old is taking drawing lessons online with Jason. He loves it! The lesson is tailored to what he wants to learn and his confidence in what he is able to do is steadily increasing. He looks forward to his lesson every week.
Everett
Our first experience was awesome! Jason was professional, patient, kind, and down to earth! Can’t wait for the next lesson! 🙂
Barney
Jason is an awesome and patient teacher. Can't recommend him enough!
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David B.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Dutch, French, German, Italian, Spanish
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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David B.

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I teach with Philadelphia Principal Players at the Philadelphia International Music Festival I've taught International Competition Winners (International Clarinet Association, Fischoff, Air Force Band) among many other top players. NAfME Interview in their October 2014 Issue. 1st Clarinet in the National Band "WindWorks" of Washington D.C. (recordings on youtube). I can take you to the next level and well beyond that! I have many students on Skype Worldwide from Jr. High to Professionals.

About David

My Online Clarinet student Jay Shankar made 1st Clarinet in the 2016 Carnegie Hall United States National Youth Orchestra!!! I have had 4 Clarinet students make the NAfME National Honors Band/Orchestra 1st Part since 2012 when it was formed. In 2018 I had 2 Clarinet students who made 1st Chair in t

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Raymond L.
David was my first online clarinet coach and you cannot have a better teacher when you want to learn quickly and correctly. I took 13 lessons and it changed my life as a clarinetist. I highly recommend David.
Ellen D.
there are many clarinet players. Some are good, few can teach, and a minuscule amount are both. You have just found one of those few. This man has judged at international competitions, and has incredible patience and memory. He has studied under an understudy of the founder of the american school of thought for clarinetists, and always knows what you need to know, even if you are only in 8th grade.

This is the one.

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Linda
David is flexible and geared towards the needs of the individual student. I am returning to the clarinet after more than a 40-year absence and he is able to accommodate my requirements. He is friendly and makes the student feel at ease. I look forward to more lessons with him.

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"My grandson, Xander, just finished his first lesson, and says Matt "explains things much better than his previous local instructor, and is really nice. " This is our first time with on-line lessons, and it looks like it will work just fine!"
Xander
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Eric is the best guitar teacher I've had, and I've had many over the years. He is remarkably skilled at the full range of guitar vocabulary, so no matter what I am interested in learning more, he is able to teach. As an instructor, he is very vested in the students' growth, and makes sure I am getting the help I need to get better even outside the class. He is extremely perceptive about my strengths, weaknesses, and interests, and carefully sequencing the best material according to my level, explaining why they are important, and showing me the next steps. After 6 months of taking lessons with Eric, I am very proud of the progress I've made, and even more excited about what I am able to do in the future."
Sizhan
Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Mike is truly a patient, excellent teacher & communicator. He totally understands my needs and limitations, and always finds a way to address them and thereby helps me move forward. I am absolutely confident that in the very near future I will be able to play the banjo and be able to jam with others - and I attribute all of that to Mike and his approach. My only regret is that I didn't meet him 17 years ago when I first moved to the area and decided to learn to play the banjo. I wholeheartedly recommend him for anyone - he loves to play and he loves to teach."
Rick
Took Banjo lessons from Mike T.
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"William has been a wonderful instructor for our 8 years old. He has been patient and has found ways to both explain music and also make it interesting. Will has even modified complex music to an easy to play version so our son could play a song he loved. His musical growth over the last 7 months has been remarkable and its in large part due to Will's low key, thoughtful, patient approach."
Rebecca
Took Piano lessons from William P.
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"Great singing teacher

Jameson was a great music teacher who I would recommend to anyone who is just starting singing or is experienced but would like to further hone their skills. I learned more about technique after a few lessons with him than I did in two years of chorus at school. He has a flexible schedule for students and teaches at a convenient location right near the train station. He helped me to prepare for a college audition which I would not have passed without his help. Again, I fully recommend him to anyone looking to improve their singing skills."
Connor
Took Singing lessons from Jameson J.
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"Dave has produced high quality clarinet players that are consistently top chairs in my ensembles. HIGHLY recommended."
Alan
Took Clarinet lessons from David B.
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Alex G
Took Guitar lessons from Aldrin E.
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"I needed some brushing up on my guitar music theory, jeremy was very accommodating and worked with me and my crazy schedule.. his insight and knowledge helped me progress as a musician to help me understand things better and clearer. Worth every cent! If you need help, I would recommend jeremy hands down over any other tutor! A+"
Tom Excell
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jeremy R.
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"she was the best oboe instructer ever. i really enjoyed her."
Rayne
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"Stephanie is an amazing teacher! She has helped me so much through the lessons I take with her. She has worked with me on note accuracy, pitch, vocal strength and so much more. I feel that I have really improved since I've been taking lessons with her! She is a fantastic teacher and keeps things really upbeat and fun. I would definitely her to anyone who is interested in singing, songwriting or piano!"
Nora
Took Singing lessons from Stephanie H.
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