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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
  • Teaching since 2015
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ryan S.

5 Reviews
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I've had to record my own band's albums for years, and have recorded a lot of local bands as well. Mixing and producing has become a huge passion of mine since the first time I learned what a compressor could do. Letting the music shine through while maintaining clarity and punch is an art that I love teaching.

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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Vera S.

2 Reviews
Winnetka, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Serbian, French, Italian, English
  • BM Violin and Pedagogy from Illinois Wesleyan University
  • Teaching since 2007
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Vera S.

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Being able to create music is an integral part of the human condition as it helps us express and understand an exceedingly wide range of human emotion. Teaching how to do it has therefore always been my greatest passion and having been privileged with the guidance of great pedagogues in the past, it is my ambition to pass that invaluable knowledge and skill on to aspiring musicians. I am certain that every person (no matter what age) has vast potential and it is my duty as a teacher to extract those talents and nurture creativity. Guiding students to find a deeper understanding of themselves and their relationship to music will encourage them to not only be exceptional artists, but also human beings. It is essential to cater to each student individually helping each one find the right practice strategies, technical studies, repertoire, and most importantly, their own musical identity. My goal is not simply to develop skill, but to teach students how to teach themselves, find their ...

About Vera

Originally from Belgrade, Vera moved to Chicago at the age of two and started her first violin lessons at age of seven with the renowned pedagogue, Dr. Milton Goldberg. Thereafter, she rapidly evolved into an active performer travelling all over Europe, the Americas, Asia, and Africa participating

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Steve
After reading through a large number of teacher profiles, something about Vera's background, experience, and teaching philosophy made me decide to reach out for lessons, and I am extremely happy that I did, as I look forward to each lesson.

Vera has been absolutely great to work with, and if you are looking for a teacher who will challenge you, and be tough and direct when necessary, but also offer empathy and support to help you grow and learn to the best of your ability, then I highly recommend Vera.
Ramon Kelly
Excellent first lesson. I learned some important basics to get me started and I am looking forward to my next lesson.
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Teresa L.

19 Reviews
Ingleside, IL
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaching since 1991
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Teresa L.

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Piano is the general instruction of the instrument. I have taught lessons for over 23 years where I have been traveling to the homes.
The students learn not only the general concepts but they also learn Theory which is the understanding of what lies underneath the music itself.
I have an easy going personality with the students learning how to play the piano, but I also want the students to work to their full potential.
The students learn not only the basics of the piano itself, but they also play fun songs, such as popular songs that they know.

About Teresa

I am a graduate of Northern IL University with a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education. I have 22 years of teaching experience where I have traveled to the homes. Students enjoy my passion that I have with the instrument. I started teaching in 1991 and have been teaching several students since

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Emilia
We are very happy with out piano teacher. My 7-year old, my husband and myself have been taking lessons with her for several weeks now. Thank you Terri!
Sulochana
Awesome teacher! Thanks to Teresa , my son plays confidently. He has improved his music reading and progressed so much, Teresa is the best.
Ivonne
Terry is an amazing and patient instructor. Every week she works with me to improve my technique, and learn the love for music. To learn to read music and more. Thank you Terry for your patience this is a great experience for me, being 33 hasn’t stopped me from learning the piano and Terry is very patient with me.

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Barbara N.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Education from Moravian College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Barbara N.

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I have been teaching voice for 30 years. My work at Temple University has prepared me for teaching the workings of opera singing - bel canto style. Bel canto literally means beautiful singing. Excellent technique is of the utmost importance. You will enhance your technique and artistry as well as expand your repertoire.

About Barbara

I have been singing for as long as I can remember. It is my very favorite activity. I have transformed my love of singing into a career. I have been teaching music lessons for over 25 years. When you study with me you will have the advantage of that experience. I have extensive experience t

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Selena N.
My daughter loves her!
Kayla F.
My granddaughter Kayla really enjoyed her first singing lesson. She was a bit nervous at first, but Barbara made her feel relaxed. Kayla felt that Barbara was patient with her and answered her many questions. Kayla is looking forward to next week and thing she can learn to help her sing better.
Ashley S.
My daughter never had singing lessons before. Barbara is great with at explaining things to her. Great experience so far!
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Nicholas C.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • High School from Prospect High School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Nicholas C.

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I have been playing the Ukulele for almost 10 years. I have taught many people wanting to learn in person Ukulele. I have also taught a lot of Ukulele lessons over Zoom. I am very experienced and will make sure you get the best value for your money. We will have a great time learning the ins and outs of the amazing Hawaiian instrument, the Ukulele.

About Nicholas

Hello! My name is Nick and I have been playing the Ukulele for over 10 years. I have a lot of experience with all ages from 5 to 55. I am so excited to show people the wonderful instrument known as the Ukulele! I am very patient and I know the struggles of starting a new instrument. I will work wit

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Tracey H.
Great start to the instruction! Very relaxed, informal, and patient. Nice to NOT have a rigid one-size-fits-all instructor
Jodi
Nicholas was very patient. He is easy going and didn't make me feel bad when I messed up.
AjeshBabu Shaj
Nicholas has been very patient and encouraging with our 9 yr son. He has adjusted his class plan according to our son's needs and sends us the music sheet they worked on in the class. We are happy with his lessons and would continue with him in the future.

Janeen F.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Janeen F.

8 Reviews
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Do you love to sing? How would you like to turn your passion for singing into your own songs that you can perform for the world to enjoy?

My name is Janeen. I am a worship leader, singer, songwriter, voiceover artist, composer and producer. I've been singing professionally for over 30 years.

My class specializes in singing, audition preparation, songwriting, recording, music production and performing. I teach out of my own professional recording studio in Southern California.

I've worked with multi-platinum, Grammy award winning producers Maurice Starr (New Edition and New Kids on the Block), Michael Jonzun, Donnie Wahlberg, Gerald Lee (songwriter for the multiple Grammy award winning singer Patti LaBelle) and Grammy nominated producer / saxophonist Scott Mayo. I've toured around the U.S. for many years performing, recording and opening for numerous national acts including multiple Grammy Award winners The Fugees.

With numerous client testimonials, I enjoy working with ...

About Janeen

More than singing lessons - RECORD your voice in a professional, state of the art recording studio with me! Hi. My name is Janeen. I am a Christian. I am a worship leader, singer, songwriter, voiceover artist, composer and producer. I've been singing professionally for over 30 years and teaching fo

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Karen
Janeen has been working with my teenage daughter for less than a year. During that time, my daughter has made noticeable improvements with her singing and confidence. Janeen has also tapped in to my daughter's creative abilities and started teaching her to write her own songs. Janeen's ability to build relationships with her clients is what makes her shine above the rest. She is professional, experienced, knowledgeable, and shows great care and patience when mentoring my daughter. Singing with Janeen is more than just learning and enhancing a skill. Her mentorship also helps build my daughter's character.
Katherine
Janeen was inspiring on visit 1! Looking forward to working with her. Thanks Janeen!
kaylee
best teacher someone could ask for, don’t know what i would do without her, perfect for everyone, everywhere.

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"Lessons with William are worth every penny! William came as a recommendation from a group of professional musicians - that's like getting advice on buying a car from a Formula 1 driver! William understands that music is truly a language you learn to speak fluently. It takes hard work, persistence, and the ability to develop the character it takes to do something really difficult! He not only has developed the skill of reading and playing music, but he knows how to make someone the best version of themselves. William is a part of our family and his influence is a life long blessing."
Laura
Took Guitar lessons from William G.
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"She Knows What She's Doing. A Very Good Instructor.

Fawn really knows what she's doing. With a hit song under her belt, songs in films, tv shows and all the appearances/live shows she does, you'd think she would be pretentious snob. She is completely down to earth and eager to share her experiences and career with every one she teaches. One of the things that impressed me about her is the fact that she IS so busy, yet finds time for text messages/phone calls when I've had questions about voice, piano, music contracts, songwriting etc. She has helped undo damage to my vocal chords from a previous teacher and improved my range, taught me proper breathing and vocal technique, and given me a huge boost of confidence. Because of her being a stickler for details, her corrections have made my vocal chords stronger than ever! I no longer get hoarse from singing. She has even showcased me at some of the red carpet events she's at, to help get my face and career out there. She is the real deal. She doesn't waste time and is very result oriented and I appreciate that and so many other things about her. I've had teachers stretch lessons out, making more money, but this instructor clearly teaches because she wants to help people and for the love of it, not for the money aspect. Learning from her and being in her presence is a blessing, she's a gift to all of us who study with her. If you don't need warm and fuzzies, that's cool. Just know the bottom line: She gets you where you've gotta be. Respect!"
Michael
Took Piano lessons from Fawn A.
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"Daniel is off and playing with the Oboe!"
Daniel
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"Molly has the best energy and she made me feel very very confident and empowered. More than that, she has an amazing technique that just WORKS!
Looking forward to my next class!"
Maria Gabriela
Took Singing lessons from Molly M.
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"Great instructor. She's going to let me go at my own pace. It looks like this is going to work out perfectly."
Thomas
Took Piano lessons from Christine C.
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"Our first lesson for any instrument was awesome! Jeremy was engaging and helpful. I am very excited to see how the lessons progress and watch my son improve and become more confident."
Austin
Took Tuba lessons from Jeremy S.
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"Great first lesson! Thanks!"
Glory
Took Singing lessons from Christine C.
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"Jordan is wonderful!! He has taught both of my twin sons brass for the last few years. He is patient, knowledgable, and skilled at getting students excited about music!"
Laura
Took Trombone lessons from Jordan M.
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"Ray is a very knowledgeable and skilled piano instructor. He's especially good at finding a balance between making sure that I understand concepts already covered, and challenging me with new ones. I love that he teaches music theory concepts and shows real-life examples of how it's used in music genres that I'm interested in. He also makes "dry" material much more palatable by showing me how to practice things like scales and chords in novel ways that keeps things interesting. I recommend him highly to adult beginners."
Rob
Took Piano lessons from Raymond A.
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"Ben was super understanding of my busy schedule. He jumped right in and worked well with my 15 year old son."
Johnathan
Took Guitar lessons from Ben H.
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