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Thomas B.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $42
  • Speaks French, Spanish, Portuguese
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Thomas B.

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I am a Brazilian guitar player who started by playing blues and rock on the electric guitar, and then moved into Samba, Bossa Nova and fingerstyle on the nylon-string guitar. Today, I play mostly Latin styles and a little bit of Flamenco. I also have a year of conservatory training under my belt, as well as a background in West African percussion, and culminate all of these styles together as a composer.

As a teacher, I cater to your aptitude and your goals and make sure that you are having fun while you grow. That means learning actual repertoire of music that you want to study. Some students want more music theory than others: and that's totally fine! But I like to always have a song as a context to study that theory. Afterall, we want to use theory to actually make music!

About Thomas

My name is Tomas. I am a Brazilian-American polyglot musician and language instructor. I play music and teach English/Portuguese for a living, and have been doing so for the past 7 years! I also learned Spanish and French through music, so I know a lot about those languages and the styles of music

Dave K.

22 Reviews
Palos Heights, IL
Starting at $24
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor Music Performance from Northern Illinois University
  • Teaching since 1996
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Dave K.

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I have been teaching guitar for 18 years and have taught hundreds of satisfied students. When you sign up for acoustic guitar lessons with me, you will begin by learning the basics of the instrument including proper holding and playing position, tone production, rhythm, first position notes,basic chords and notation. Once you get the basics down, you will learn how to play your favorite guitar riffs and songs. All of this can happen within the first 4-6 months of playing.

About Dave

Dave K. began playing guitar at the age of 10. His influences include Joe Satriani, Eric Johnson, Guthrie Govan, Jimi Hendrix, David Gilmour, Jeff Beck, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Pat Martino, Pat Metheny and Scott Henderson. At the age of 17 he began teaching private guitar and bass lessons to classmates

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Howard W.
I haven't played the violin since I was in middle school, and I wanted to re-learn to play it. I am so glad I picked Dave, he is very professional and made me feel very comfortable. I jumped in with both feet and Dave made the instructions at our first lesson easy for me to understand. Excellent location and studio is awesome.
Rushia Hendricks
Excellent lesson. Does a wonderful job at taking older students and gently holding their feet to the fire to bring out the best- even under the most challenging of circumstances. Kudos to being such a uniquely great teacher!
Tom L.
I realize it was the first lesson but I was a little disappointed that we spend nearly the entire time on housekeeping items, like canceling and re-scheduling appointments. I think that could have been covered with an e-mail or handout. I also thought we spent too much time going over the differences between acoustic and electric guitars - considering my age and background. Would have liked to see him demonstrate what I was asked to practice before the next lesson instead of just being told to refer to the workbook.
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Danny L.

Lisle, IL
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Downbeat Student Music Award from Downbeat Magazine
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Danny L.

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Trying to learn guitar, but YouTube isn't working out? The fact of the matter is watching lesson videos can only get you so far. You need a teacher who knows how to get you to the next level. I'll teach you the tools to learn any song including chords, ear training, technique/posture, scales, and more!

About Danny

I'm a professional musician from Lisle, IL with a wide range of musical knowledge and expertise. I hold two degrees in Upright Bass Jazz Performance (M.M. and B.A) from Northern Illinois University and University of Illinois at Chicago. I also play guitar, ukulele, mandolin, and love to produce mus

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Mike B.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor degree, Jazz performance from Hartt School of Music
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Mike B.

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Whether a beginner, intermediate or advanced my lessons will help you reach your goals.

About Mike

I teach all styles of music and all levels of ability. As I look back at my life, I see that music was my constant companion. My passion for music, and more specifically for the guitar, goes back to the time when, as a ten year old I received a guitar for my birthday. The sound of the instrument

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Jenifer C
Mike is a great teacher!!! thank you so much for all your help.
John
Mike is a great guitar teacher!!!! He is really patient and organized.
Emmanuel P.
Really happy with Mike. He knows how to work with kids. My son feels confident on his first class. Thank you.

Dustin N.

28 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2001
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Dustin N.

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There are many styles affiliated with Acoustic Guitar - Folk, Country and Classical. We can dive into one or all styles once proficient technique is learned.

About Dustin

I hold music degrees from both Belmont and McKendree University. I've been teaching private lessons when I graduated high school and loved it. I decided to make teaching my career, I currently teach at Spring Woods Middle School teaching orchestra.

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Isaiah N.
Dustin was very patient and kind to my son. He was very pleased about his first lesson and said it’s a great fit.
Audra
Excellent instructor. I am a complete beginner, but felt very comfortable and am excited to learn more.
Joshua
I Actually understood an instructor for once, I did learn on the first day . Dustin explains to wear you can understand and I'm certain I'll learn from him.

David C.

29 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Awarded Best Original Music Score from Animadness 2006 Film Festival
  • Bachelors of Music from Cornish College of the Arts
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David C.

29 Reviews
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Acoustic steel string or nylon string. 6 string, or 12 string. All styles. Whether you want to be a weekend warrior who plays around the campfire, or someone who wants to study at a professional or advanced level, we can make that happen!!!! My unique approach to teaching guitar will have you playing guitar on the first day. No joke.

About David

Hello! My name is David, and I am a music teacher of many different subjects. These include guitar, piano, bass, ukulele, recording, music theory, production, composition and film music composition. All styles, and all ages. Classical, Rock, Alternative, Slide Guitar, Blues, Jazz, and more!

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Albert Cerrato
Well I’m 76 years old and took guitar lessons and piano lessons years ago and kind of faded away but Always a music lover. And now I need a guitar which they said they would tell me where to buy one I’m looking forward to this very professional operation. I am impressed.
Jennifer & Sarah G.
I actually feel I got somewhere on the first lesson. He starts by teaching a song. Love it.
Jordan Waits
Awesome lesson very knowledgeable and fun to be around

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The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Glendale Heights is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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Eric
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Eric is awesome. I appreciate the fact that he's super patient and willing to work with me, especially since I'm just starting out and making a million mistakes at a time. Super knowledgeable and encouraging. Can't wait to keep going at it and make some progress with his help!"
Richard
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"My 11y daughter started guitar with James. James is giving her a nice learning experience by combining the basic theory and playing songs. My daughter loves playing guitar and enjoys the class very much. I am happy that she started learning guitar with James. He is a dedicated teacher."
Suvasri
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James R.
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"great teacher, method of teaching very well formulated and individualized."
Ben C.
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ryan S.
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"My 8 year old daughter has been taking lessons with her for a few months and loves her teacher! She is learning a lot for 30 minutes a week!!"
Kerry
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Mary E H.
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"Fabulous instructor!"
Desirae
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tim B.
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"Kat is a great teacher and very patient. She has a talent for working through basic issues in a way that is easily graspable but without talking down to the student."
Noah
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kat M.
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"Jon is a great teacher. He is very patient with my 8 year old and has been very flexible in working with us if we need to reschedule. He makes sure that she continues to build her basic skills (musical notation, playing techniques, etc.) while also making it fun by using current songs. He is amazing- would highly recommend him!"
Paula
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jon A.
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"Laid back and accepting. The sign of a good teacher."
Earl
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tanesha M.
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"Instructor is knowledgeable and courteous.
He answered and demonstrated all of my questions. I enjoyed my lesson thoroughly."
Reggie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Omar G.
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