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Stephanie Y.

28 Reviews
Westchester, IL
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Arts - Violin Performance from University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
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Stephanie Y.

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I love tailoring lessons to my students! Music is personal and I want to make sure you're learning what you're interested in or need to learn in order to prepare you for auditions or keep up in groups you play in. I always ask students for a list of music they're listening to or want to learn - nothing's off limits!

About Stephanie

I started Suzuki violin lessons at the age of 3 and went on to receive a Bachelor of Music degree from UW-Milwaukee. In following years, I did post graduate work at Alverno College and went on to complete Suzuki teacher training in Suzuki Books 1-4. Besides teaching private violin, viola, and piano

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Ariel K.
Wonderful instructor, professional, motivating and hard working. My daughter was prepped for her audition in her five lessons. Stephanie polished off my daughter's performance. Thank you for your fervent spirit.
Negar A.
She is incredibly patient , positive, cheerful and kind. She has been a blessing in our daughters life and through the chaos of Covid , she kept the passion to learn and play violin alive in her heart . She always has a big bright smile and a huge heart . Super accommodating and responsive… We love her and are grateful to have her teach our daughter .
Cora
Stephanie is so easy to work with and very knowledgeable. Love her! Learned so much in my first half hour.
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Wei D.

6 Reviews
Glenview, IL
Starting at $50
  • Speaks French, Mandarin, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Winner from Douai International Cello Competition, Douai France
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Wei D.

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Good habits and an excellent attitude make great cellists. It doesn't hurt to love music too. I love music and I love to share my passion with my students.

Having a teacher who is an experienced performer is an important quality in a teacher. I am a professional classical musician currently working as a freelance cellist in the Chicago area. I play with Chicago Philharmonic, the Northbrook Symphony, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, and the Northwest Indiana Symphony, among others. Before coming to Chicago I played for 13 seasons with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra.

I have taught privately for over 10 years including 2 years in Paris. My teaching is a reflection of my teacher, Phillippe Muller. I studied with Msr. Muller while studying at the Paris Conservatory. Msr. Muller is currently a Professor of Cello at the Manhattan School of Music in New York City.

About Wei

Even though I have been teaching and performing on the cello for most of my life, it's not all there is to who I am. I am a chef (almost--12 weeks to go), a mom, a wife. I have a cute little Tibetan Terrier that loves visitors. My husband and I love hiking in beautiful places. Studying with me

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What a wonderful, fantastic lesson! I had developed bad habits over the years, like tilting my head to the right, and other problems and we worked on those and I am so so grateful. It was a very enjoyable lesson and Wei is fantastic!!!
Catherine
What a wonderful, fantastic lesson! I had developed bad habits over the years, like tilting my head to the right, and other problems and we worked on those and I am so so grateful. It was a very enjoyable lesson and Wei is fantastic!!!
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Bill D.

18 Reviews
Glenview, IL
Starting at $59
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 1980
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Bill D.

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I have a lot of experience in both preparing and winning auditions. My students have gone on to win orchestra openings, and military band positions.

About Bill

Bill is in his sixth season as Principal Trumpet with the Lyric Opera of Chicago and his third season as Assistant Principal Trumpet with the Grant Park Summer Music Festival Orchestra. He was a member of the trumpet faculty at DePaul University for five years and has presented performances and mast

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Gil R.
Just started studying with Bill. He's already given me some good recommendations to improve my playing, and he is encouraging. I left the lesson motivated. I'm really looking forward to studying with Bill!
Ethan S.
Bill is very passionate. He teaches me all the techniques and trying to help me make a much better sound. He is strict to get every notes correct while other teachers allow easy passes. He also corrects my old habits. He is a wonderful teacher who really teaches fundamentals.
Pat
Exactly what I was looking for.!
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Dora H.

42 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Bulagarian, Russian, English
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Masters in Art of Music Vocal Pedagogy from Northeastern Illinois University
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Dora H.

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The first instrument in music, the voice! I look forward to enhancing your vocal skills and help you reach your highest potential!

About Dora

*** Studio Equipment *** Living room w/ piano and seating for parents *** Specialties *** Piano and voice, musical theater and classical music.

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Pradhan
Absolutely delightful, encouraging. I was a little nervous to sing but she brought it out of me. And she has a beautiful voice herself.
Raiden R.
Dora was so very nice, but she had a cat in the house and me and my son are allergic. I would’ve liked to be warned there was gonna be animals. I didn’t say anything because I felt bad she was so nice.
Jason
Dora is a fantastic teacher. I can already see major improvements to my voice after just a few lessons!
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Phil C.

27 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches students 17 to 90
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Phil C.

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I teach every student the technical skills and applied theory necessary to work in any contemporary style on guitar. I use the "Be better than you have to be" approach. Want to be the best on a bad day? Be better than your chosen style requires. I studied classical and jazz in order to excel at rock, folk and blues.
You will learn to read music and charts for guitar, as well as movable scale patterns, movable chord forms, and how to apply it all to master the fretboard.
Have you hit a road block? I can help. Are you brand new and want to be sure you understand the instrument completely? I can help.

About Phil

UPDATE: I'M FULLY VACCINATED, BUT STILL FOLLOW COVID-SAFE GUIDELINES. IN-PERSON LESSONS ARE IN FULL SWING. I ALSO DO ONLINE WITH STATE-OF-THE-ART GEAR. MY NEW SPACE IS OPEN IN THE FLAT IRON ARTS BUILDING IN CHICAGO'S POPULAR WICKER PARK NEIGHBORHOOD. I STILL DO ONE DAY IN MY HOME STUDIO

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Norman S.
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Very helpful, knowledgeable, and a good teacher.
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Very knowledgeable and put me at ease right from the beginning.
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Genevieve T.

13 Reviews
Riverside, IL
Starting at $57
  • Awarded New York Philharmonic Zarin Mehta Fellow from New York Philharmonic
  • Teaches students 3 to 70
  • Bachelors of Music in Cello Perfomance from Cleveland Institute of Music
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Genevieve T.

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I can help guide you through setting up your recording equipment to the actual recording process to editing your recordings.

About Genevieve

I am a professional cellist, skilled in all solo, chamber, and orchestra settings. My playing has invited me into the top ranking music festivals in the world including Tanglewood Music Center, Aspen Music Festival, Music Academy of the West, and many others. These opportunities have led me to perf

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Excellent. Thoughtful and focused on the basics and started where I was at.
Tyler W.
Fantastic first lesson and 100% looking forward to more!

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