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David Z.

8 Reviews
DeKalb, IL
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from The Alzheimer's Association Illinois Chapter
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David Z.

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I provide instructional direction using templates and thin paper. I recommend dual brush markers made by Tomboy.

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About David

Dedicated art professional with 18 years of experience in creating artwork utilizing various medias. In my early years I worked as an outsider artist giving watercolor lessons for Susan Edwards of the artist place called "The Art Attack in Sycamore Illinois. After some years of painting and display

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Daniel
Had a great lesson with David, Decided to purchase a few hour one time lesson to paint a picture with my wife. David did a great job. I was very happy how he accommodated us and the time he put in before the lesson.
Michelle C.
David explains well to what needs improvement and is very constructive to what needs to be done. I’m learning so much. It’s exciting
Karin
David is very experienced and knowledgeable for many art forms. And is very personable also.
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Charis B.

8 Reviews
Woodstock, IL
Starting at $38
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Bachelor Of Science from David Lipscomb College
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Charis B.

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learning to play and having fun along the way. I want you to explore all that playing as to offer

About Charis

I have a B.S. in Music Education. I have worked with several disabled students patiently guiding them, finding creative ways to make music accessible to them. I believe it is not about me or the parent, but the student. I work with children of all ages believing that we can find a way that works

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Steve W.
Outstanding experience!! Very enjoyable!!!
Steve W.
Outstanding! Very enjoyable!!
Alexa B.
Great teacher! She was able to teach my daughter in 3 lessons what her band teacher couldn’t do in 6 months. My daughter walked away after her first lesson excited and couldn’t wait for her next lesson. You can tell Charis loves what she does.
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Kay S.

2 Reviews
Avalon, WI
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • MME from VanderCook College of Music - Chicago, IL
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Kay S.

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I have taught all levels of percussion including auxiliary percussion instruments.

About Katherine (Kay)

Taught 41 years as a band director Principal Trumpet with Beloit/Janesville Symphony I like to teach in a style that is functional and interesting. Students will be doing a variety of activities at each lesson. The focus will be determined by their needs. As students become more proficient i

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VICTORIA
Kay is awesome. My daughter loved her. She is very patience and kept Victoria engaged.
Angelique B.
Kay is very knowledgeable, kind and accommodating. She is very encouraging and never makes me feel dumb when I hit a sour note. (As a beginning beginner, that happens a lot!) I am amazed at how much I have learned in such a short time!
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ryan S.

5 Reviews
Elgin, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, Spanish, English
  • 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.

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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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Matthew S.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Awarded Sweepstakes Award from Arkansas School Band and Orchestra Association
  • Teaches Beginner
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Matthew S.

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I have taught beginning clarinet in my band programs for 6 years now. I have a proven method that will work for any absolute beginner at any age. We will talk about tone production, reading music, reeds, and many other fundamental skills needed to get you off the ground playing the clarinet. After the 1st year of lessons, I would recommend you move to a teacher who plays primarily on the clarinet.

About Matthew

Hi, I am Matt. I am a band director in the Fort Smith, AR area. I am in my 7th year teaching band and love every minute of it. I have recently decided to return to teaching private lessons, and would love to help you with your auditions, festival music, AP music theory exams, or just learn some skil

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Annette K.
Matthew has been the BEST trumpet tutor. We are so grateful for every lesson, advice, guidance, and understanding. Highly recommend him!
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Annette K.
Matthew is so great and patient to help improve skills!
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Kimberly B.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Bachelor of Music, Vocal Performance from Sacramento State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kimberly B.

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Have you been playing for a long time, or have you never picked up the instrument before? Whether you are a child or an adult, I have a style of teaching for you. I've been playing since I was a child and have a special place in my heart for the is instrument. I actually began learning from a fiddle player and trained classically later. If you want to learn how to succeed in playing this exciting and thrilling style, this is the place for you.

About Kimberly

I grew up in a household of 9 where music was always center stage. We would sing as a family in different venues and were often called the VonTrapp family. I have enjoyed singing and performing from a young age. I began studying flute at age 8, after scoring highest in the harmony listening exam and

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Jen
Teacher! Looking forward to working with her again.
Phillip L.
Very patient with my adhd kid!
Allison
Kimberly was so good with my daughter. We are looking forward to more lessons with her!

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"Jimmy has a very in-depth approach to teach music, starting from the fundamentals and building on top of them. I've been studying acoustic guitar and mainly music theory with Jimmy for the past 3 months with no prior music knowledge, and I believe I already learned a huge amount about music.

I prefer taking the 1 hour lessons each week, since it provides enough time to think about the material being taught and to ask meaningful questions. I believe Jimmy's objective is to get the student to think about music critically, not just to memorize information.

I fully enjoy the lessons and think they are worth the effort and time!"
Alex Krasner
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James R.
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"Thanks for getting Trey motivated and organized! He's already learned so much in just three lessons!"
Trey
Took Singing lessons from Benjamin K.
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"Lance really opens your eyes to different techniques that you would’ve never thought of that make a HUGE difference. Lesson was amazing and I can’t wait to continue working with him. Very comfortable atmosphere also. Loved it!"
Abraham
Took Broadway Singing lessons from Lance R.
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"Jacqueline is the best! She is one of the most patient and encouraging teachers I have ever come across. She always makes sure her students feel comfortable and work at their own pace, and I very much appreciate her upbeat personality and constant reassurance of progress! She makes learning a new instrument easy and fun! Highly recommend her!!!"
Amy
Took Violin lessons from Jacqueline P.
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Aditya
Took Piano lessons from Kristin W.
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"Murray is the best instructor I have had. He is super supportive, really nice, and a lot of fun. I really enjoy my lessons with him and I am learning a lot more about drumming from him than the other instructors I have had."
Kelsey
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"knows his stuff, would def recommend"
Richard
Took Piano lessons from Grady T.
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"Judy is very pleasant and patient. Sensed my (beginner) level right away, is helping me understand and play chords. Added Gospel run today and transposing - new to me for organ!"
Albert
Took Organ lessons from Judy F.
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"Christopher is a fantastic teacher! He makes everything fun and is great with my son who is just beginning guitar. Highly recommended!"
Tyler
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Christopher B.
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"Priscilla has been a great music teacher (piano and guitar) for our two sons. She is always very professional, courteous and patient, and brings a lot of enthusiasm which has made their music lessons lots of fun. Highly recommended!"
Helen
Took Piano lessons from Priscilla L.
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