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Jeremie W.

26 Reviews
Grayslake, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2014
  • B.A. Music Composition from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Jeremie W.

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I have been playing guitar for 21 years. I make lesson plans based on each individual, so I don't teach every one the same boring songs or use the same regiment with everyone. I want to teach you what YOU want to learn.

About Jeremie

I'm a self taught guitarist who has been playing for 20 years. I have played professionally in numerous bands and ensembles ranging from jazz to folk to rock, and I've been writing music for the same length of time. I currently perform with one of my students from TakeLessons named Mackenzie O'Brie

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Didi L.
Based on my first lesson with Jeremie, I feel very confident that he will be able to help me achieve my music goals, to learn jazz guitar and music theory in a gradual manner without feeling overwhelmed.
Samantha Prestenbach
Great first lesson
Paul
Jeremie was calm and very supportive for this beginner. I have made progress over the first week. As with any instrument, practice is the key. He gave me the tools to do so.
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Paul W.

81 Reviews
Mount Prospect, IL
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelors Degree in Instrumental Performance / Jazz Guitar from Columbia College
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Paul W.

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I tailor all my lessons to the individual students interests and wants.
Whatever your goals are, I'll help you get there.

About Paul

I have played the guitar for twenty years and have studied a wide variety of music including jazz, classical, folk, blues and rock. I’m skilled in acoustic, electric and classical styles of the guitar. I have an open mind about music and can appreciate any style or type. I have a firm background

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James J.
I cannot say enough good things about paul. First, despite having so many years of playing, he doesn't judge or look down on you for not having the same level of knowledge he has. Instead - he is able to communicate concepts, both basic and advanced, to you in a way that you can understand. Second, he caters to you in order to achieve the goals you want to achieve, not the ones he thinks you should have. Lastly, he's clearly passionate about playing, and music in general. he's a great guy to chat about, seems really down to earth, and goes above and beyond in order to make the most of the lesson.

I cannot say enough good things about paul. Highly recommend you take his lessons!
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As a young female, I was apprehensive about choosing a male teacher that teaches in his home. However, Paul has been professional and I have not had any concerns since meeting him and working with him. He is a well-planned, experienced teacher who artfully progresses students from week to week in a manner that is constructive and fun. In only 5 weeks I have learned more about playing guitar and guitar theory than I would have thought. He has been attentive to my goals and it is precisely the experience that I pay for.

Steven S.

Palatine, IL
Starting at $29
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Music from Elmhurst College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Steven S.

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Currently, I have been playing various community theater gigs across the northwest suburbs in Chicago. I own my own home studio and I think it's important to learn fundamentals in technique and music theory but if all you want to do is rock, I'm fine with that.

About Steven

Hi my name is Steve. I play various fretted instruments including guitar, bass, ukulele, banjo, and some mandolin. I have a bachelors degree in music from Elmhurst College and I focused on Classical and Jazz Guitar. Currently, I have been playing various community theater gigs across the northwest

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Maxwell R.

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Starting at $34
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Maxwell R.

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My focus is on playing by ear; as a seasoned session and touring musician with over 10 years of experience, the value of learning songs/techniques by ear is invaluable.

I take a holistic approach focused on your needs and interests, and am happy to focus on any style or approach be it songs, techniques, theory, or writing skills.

We can discuss your goals and make sure we cover them in our lessons!

I've played for artists such as Halsey, Kitten, and Meg Myers. I studied music in England at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) and Trinity College of Music in London.

About Maxwell

I'm a session and touring guitarist with over ten years of experience. I've established myself as a sought after multi-instrumentalist, performing and recording with artists such as Halsey, Kitten, EERA, Psychic Love, Katie Burden, Veronica Bianqui, and Meg Myers. Proficient in guitar, piano, bass

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Mike B.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $28
  • Teaches students 8 to 60
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mike B.

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I've been teaching one-on-one lessons for about 25yrs, in Guitar, Bass, & Drums. Lessons are personalized & tailored to each student's needs & goals, in their own style of learning. No matter your age or ability, whether just for fun to learn a favorite song or something long term and serious, I do it all. I have a lot to share with you in all styles of music and playing. Together we can shave years off your learning curve. And if you'd like to know theory, and how to write and produce your own songs, we'll do that too! Let me know if you have any questions, and if you'd like to see references from former students! Hope to connect with you soon!

About Mike

I am a music teacher, song writer, book author, and a gigging & studio musician in Rock, Blues, Motown, Country, Metal, and Acoustic Duo bands. I've been performing since the age of 15, after getting bitten by the music bug at the ripe old age 8 yrs old. I've been playing music as my number one foc

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Christina
Mike has been a fabulous teacher for our son for the past 2 years! Mike allows Gabriel to try lots of new music while still teaching him the fundamentals of guitar. He has provided a safe and creative space for our son to musically grow in. We couldn't be happier with him as a teacher.
Don
Mike is a patient, qualified guitar teacher for me. I am a beginner older adult. Mike is creating lessons that are in the style I want to learn.
I am getting much more than just 30 or 60 minutes a week. He puts together lessons and songs of interest, that he emails to me between lessons.
Very glad to have found Mike.

I’ve tried a few online lesson services, but the weekly one on one with Mike has kept me more motivated and challenged. So for me, he is a much better fit.
Mitchell
I've had mike for many years now. I'm always excited to see him and learn/play guitar with him. He is kind, nice and a really good friend.
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LeRoy B.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Grammy from Recording Academy
  • Teaching since 1985
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LeRoy B.

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Greetings! I'm currently offering lessons on guitar, songwriting, music theory, music production and arranging, as well as improvisation.

I'm a Grammy and Gold-record winning musician, with 40+ years experience. I was a member of Wilco for seven years. I've also recorded and toured with Theaster Gates, Liz Phair, Andrew Bird, Beth Orton, Iron and Wine, and many others. I've performed numerous times on Leno, Conan, Letterman, and more. I attended Berklee College of Music and have a Bachelor's degree in jazz performance from Columbia College. And I've performed in musicals in both New York and Chicago and read music very well.

I have over 30 years experience as a private teacher. I take each lesson seriously and will be sure to pack in as much material and playing time into the lesson as we can. Lessons are tailored to each student's particular interests and process. We'll work on specific songs, techniques and musical ideas, while also looking at broader musical contexts and ...

About LeRoy

Greetings- My name is LeRoy Bach and I'm a Grammy and Gold-record winning musician, with 40+ years experience as a professional musician and music teacher. I was a member of Wilco for seven years, including the making of "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot." I've also recorded and toured with Theaster

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Bob C.
I started working with LeRoy over a year ago, after 10 years not picking up my guitar at all. He has been extremely helpful across a variety of topics that range from very basic to advanced. His teaching style is very approachable , and he is able to customize content of lessons to match your needs at the time.
Matt D.
Very attentive to detail and personally accommodating

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Fox Lake, IL

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Fox Lake is $63. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"Paul is very encouraging and knowledgeable. He is able to convey musical theory concepts is a way that I can finally understand."
Rob
Took Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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"I am 50 years old and have had quite a few guitar teachers through the years. Keith Parker by far is the best one I have ever had. His teaching methods are directly tailored to what I am interested in learning. He has never ending patients and at the same time his ability to motivate me far exceeds any teacher I have had in the past. I find taking guitar lessons very exciting. I would recommend him to any student looking for that “Perfect” teacher!"
Eileen
Took Guitar lessons from Keith P.
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"Greg helped me tremendously and made learning fun! I am an older student an he got me to play through my mistakes and start putting it together."
James
Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Edwin is an Awesome Guitar Teacher !!

Edwin is really great and nice as a teacher. He has great skills in understanding what we know and what we want, and he teaches to the potential with much patience. His music ability is excellent and motivates us to learn more.
He is pleasant and makes us feel much comfortable while learning. I started of to learn guitar with zero music knowledge and in no time Edwin made me feel confident about what I learn and what I could."
KIRAN
Took Guitar lessons from Edwin I.
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"Matt was very thorough in determining my current skill level (which is basically beginner with some previous limited exposure to music and some self-taught cowboy chords). He asked me what I wanted to focus on and worked with me on beginning to change some bad habits/techniques that I had developed. Matt didn't just instruct, he EXPLAINED. I felt that the lesson was much more of a mutual discussion than a lecture/demonstration, which is a great thing. I felt very comfortable and believe that Matt's teaching techniques will help me achieve my goals."
Kevin
Took Guitar lessons from Matt M.
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"Ahmad is awesome. He's very patient and didactic. He easily picked up what was my playing level and what were my objectives. He then started with a plan adjusted to what I wanted to accomplish and in only 5 lessons I feel like I've learned a lot already. He wants you to have the foundations first, the building blocks from which you can improvise or create something new. Thanks a lot, Ahmad!"
Francisco
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Lola has been my guitar teacher off and on over the past 18 years. She has always made understanding easy, fun, and interesting. She has taught me not only how to play but also how to teach so that I can use my passions the way she has! I've never had a more devoted teacher!"
Heather
Took Guitar lessons from Lola M.
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"I am a beginner and I was very nervous about taking guitar lessons at first. However, Miss Dayna made it so easy for me to learn by using relatable words to explain the techniques and concepts involved with playing guitar. Great teacher!"
Veronique
Took Guitar lessons from Dayna N.
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"The first lesson was great and I like my instructor because he is knowledgeable. I made a great decision to learn how to play guitar with takelessons."
Bright
Took Guitar lessons from Will F.
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"After very poor experiences at School Of Rock and Bach To Rock, which emphasized the depletion of my wallet as opposed to actually teaching my son guitar, I went online to search for a Guitar Teacher in my area. Several instructors came up on my radar. but something about James' profile intrigued me and I gave him a call. Instantly, I knew he was the right choice. From his buoyant and effervescent personality, to his savvy curriculum that combines both theory and learning to play songs that appeals to the student's musical interests, James possesses a unique quality that other instructors in the industry should emulate. Every week, my son really looks forward to having his lesson with James, and so do I, since he brings a positive energy into the house that's infectious. My son has progressed where not only can he read music and charts, but also has an arsenal of songs that he can play. In fact, every song my son has requested, no matter how complex, James has been able to teach him efficiently and effectively. Without reservation, I can easily recommend James as a reliable, fun and great guitar instructor."
Dan
Took Guitar lessons from James S.
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