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Jeremie W.

26 Reviews
McHenry, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. Music Composition from Columbia College Chicago
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Jeremie W.

26 Reviews
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Music theory is the basic foundation for every good composer and songwriter. There's a lot to learn and a lot that can be used in your own music. Even if you only want to play guitar and not write music, music theory can help you be a better improvisor, increase your harmonic knowledge, and play better in group settings.

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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Dev K.
It was great for a first session
Danny
Jeremie is a great instructor. He moves and a good pace, really knows the details of what he is teaching, and caters the lesson material to you to keep it interesting. Would highly recommend!
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Elizabeth B.

49 Reviews
Evanston, IL
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1992
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Elizabeth B.

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All level of viola study from beginner through professional.

I am a professional violinist/violist with a Master of Music degree, extensive performance, and teaching ability/experience,

About Elizabeth

Elizabeth has taught violin and viola for twenty years. She has a Master of Music degree in Violin Performance from DePaul University School of Music. Her teachers have been among the best in the world. She has been a member of orchestras, chamber music ensembles, and has performed solos throughout

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Manoj Kumar
Great instructor !!!! very helpful
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XINYA
She is very patience all though time to time you can hear some piano
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ryan S.

5 Reviews
Elgin, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, German
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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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.

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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Valerie L.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music in oboe performance from Valparaiso University
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Valerie L.

4 Reviews
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I teach beginner through advanced levels with a focus on learning proper breathing, embouchure and form. I teach music theory skills, reed making and adjustments, and musicianship .

I have been a double reed and woodwind specialist for over 20 years and I teach using classical and modern method books, pop, rock and jazz. I teach using positivity and encouragement, that I may help each student visualize and become the best instrumentalist they can be.

About Valerie

I have been teaching for over 20 years and I have studied with Frank Kocman (student of Nilo Hovey), Larry Allen (student of Robert Bloom & Humbert Lucarelli), Hollis Ulaky (Principal Oboist of Charlotte Symphony Orchestra), and Amanda Hardy (Principal Oboist of Portland Symphony Orchestra- student

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Neal
Val has a real positive attitude and infectious energy when working with my son. She has helped him with many minor details (breathing, finger placement, etc) besides just working with him on new content.
Shauna
Val is kind, patient and supportive of our very, very new 13 year old clarinet player. She is always sure to give great feedback as well as what he should specifically work on before the next lesson.
Zeybek
I am having a lot of fun and I get to get better at the same time. It is a class I get to look forward to every weekend.

William Y.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $37
  • A.A. Liberal Arts from Ohio Valley University
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Awarded 20 year teaching award from Litton Millano Music
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William Y.

3 Reviews
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I teach sight reading, the ability to play a new piece perfectly without any practice the first time played. I also teach the classical go through books learning harder and harder songs each week. I also teach improvisation the cording method the ability to play ez-play music and make it sound like you have been studying piano for twenty years after only a couple of years. 46 years teaching experience with a Masters in Education.

About William

Please read slowly and carefully the following unsolicited review: By Julie on 10/4/2019 When I came to Bill I had hopes and dreams of having the ability to read and play any kind of piano music. As a child, I struggled with reading music during 3 years of lessons with a strict classical teache

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Brenner
Mr. Young was an incredible man to learn from. After taking 3 lessons from him I could tell that he has a rich history in music and teaching and has a legitimate love for music. I had to discontinue my lessons due to a move out of state but i would recommend him to anyone.
Ryan
I have always struggled with site reading Mr. Young made it easy. Me. young is the best teacher I have ever had.
Julie
When I came to Bill I had hopes and dreams of having the ability to read and play any kind of piano music. As a child I struggled with reading music during 3 years of lessons with a strict classical teacher, but held on to the dream. I have waited over 50 years to live the dream I am fulfilling now. Bill had me reading and playing any piano arrangement I wanted in 3 months. I play classical, gospel, movie themes and more and loving it all. His unique teaching method inspires you with an "I can do this" attitude. He analyzes who you are, your own style and abilities and raises the bar with every lesson. As I play, he shows me how to enhance my performance with every note. He couples insight with knowledge and his 30+ years of experience to create a true pianist. He tells me I am the composer when I play, own the music. He tells me "don't just play the music, become the music". After 2 years of lessons I am living my dream and preparing for concert level opportunities. Whether young or old (I am 73 years old), Bill can inspire and teach you to play. I often wonder where I would be in the music world if he would have been my childhood teacher. I highly recommend Bill to start your child's music foundation on the right track or for yourself - to live your dream too. Thank you Bill for all you do and who you are!

Josephine L.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Mandarin
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music from Thomas Edison State College
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Josephine L.

12 Reviews
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Beginner through intermediate.
All ages.

About Josephine

10 Years professional private violin teaching experience Loves to play and teach classical, bluegrass, and Celtic genres! Lessons catered to meet your goals! Beginners - Intermediate Learn to read music, sight read, theory, history, and play with passion. *** Lesson Details *** Le

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Daishua J.
Although the wifi was lagging on both our ends Josephine made it work can't wait until further lessons.
Stacy N.
Such a great first lesson - I am so excited to keep going. Very impressed!
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Took Piano lessons from Britta Y.
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Rebecca has helped me reach my goal of becoming a more accomplished choir member. I sing alto and before I took lessons with her, it was very difficult for me to stay on my part. She also helped me to breathe correctly and sing without straining my voice. I have learned SO MUCH from her, from how to warm up to how to project my voice so it can be heard. I am much more confident about my voice. She is a great teacher."
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"First lesson was great. Joi is very good with the kids. I have 2 four year old and she is teaching them together. Very attentive to both and able to keep both interested and learning."
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Took Violin lessons from Joi L.
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"When I first started studying with Lauren in 2017, I was a freshman in high school and stuck in the fifth stand of my orchestra. Six months later, I moved up to being the concert master. Lauren is amazing. She brings out the best in my playing. She has a great ear for music, she is an amazing violinist, and the best teacher I have ever had. With Lauren I was able to progress from 3rd position to 7th position in a short time. She is very kind and patient, and never gets frustrated with me (unlike all my other teachers). She is the reason I have been able to excel at violin. Best. Teacher. Ever."
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Took Violin lessons from Lauren C.
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Took Saxophone lessons from Luther B.
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Yolanda
Took Guitar lessons from Halec S.
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"Nate is an awesome teacher. He has been coming to our house for over 4 years to teach guitar to my son. He is very polite, accommodating, responsible and a great teacher. He is very passionate about guitar, and makes it a fun and engaging experience for your child. He became like a member of our family, and always goes an extra mile to accommodate our child. He teaches my son music that a teenager would enjoy playing. I would highly recommend him."
Jay
Took Guitar lessons from Nathan D.
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"As an older student just starting out I felt I hit the jackpot with Calvin. He worked with me to learn the music I was interested in and at the same time he taught the fundamentals. I always looked forward to our time together. He is kind, helpful, and honest. I highly recommend Calvin."
Glen
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Calvin A.
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