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Isaiah S.

16 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Awarded ILMEA Honors All-State from Illinois Music Educators Association
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Isaiah S.

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Music literacy, technique, theory, repertoire, style, and creative expression. Music is a source of fun and community, and I do my best to impart that on each student.
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About Isaiah

An active performer, bandleader, composer, and teacher, Isaiah provides a uniquely engaging and holistic musical education for students of all ages and skill levels. Isaiah earned his Bachelor's of Arts in Jazz & Contemporary Music Performance in 2019 from Roosevelt University's Chicago College of P

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Jenny
I've had several piano teachers over the years. Isaiah is by far the best. He is patient and extremely knowledgeable.
Erik H.
For someone who has never taken a private music lesson before I able to relax and begin learning about music literacy and music theory by Isaiah's ability to express and articulate the fundamentals of guitar in a simplified way. It was rewarding to leave the lesson with new techniques to practice and have fun with.
Amara K.
Terrific. Great with kids
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Scott S.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner
  • middle and high school clarinet student, 7 years from local
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Scott S.

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Through the foundation I've gained by the influences of Mel Bay, Hal Leonard, and Suzuki musical instruction methods, I compile my own teaching materials. Using personally constructed guitar lessons, I demonstrate, instruct, and guide the student based on my assessment of their individual needs, skill level, and progress. Lessons are formulated in Modules, and advancement through them is based on the student's personal aptitude, skill level, and practice commitment. Learning is accomplished by ear as well as through essential methods of musical notation (tablature, 5-line staff, rhythmic comprehension). Students are trained to perform written music as well as to write and express the music within themselves.
I'm an encouraging and motivating guitar teacher with a casual relaxed approach. Teaching new guitarists is very rewarding to me. To see the light come on and watch a student perform a song, express themselves musically, and create their own composition is an awesome experience.

About Scott

The key to learning guitar......is finding the right instructor! I am an encouraging, effective guitar instructor and an experienced performing musician, offering in-person beginner through intermediate guitar instruction in my home and on line. It is very rewarding to me to help others along

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Gabe D.
Scott is an accomplished player and a patient, knowledgeable teacher, i highly recommend him
Lucas
Scott takes his time to teach you proper techniques to take your playing to the next level.
Joan B.
I'm enjoying my lessons with Scott. He has taught me a lot. He makes playing and learning exciting. I can't wait for my next lesson.
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Leslie K.

34 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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Leslie K.

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I’m a professional clarinetist and woodwind instructor with 8 years of teaching experience, four of which include instruction at institutions of higher learning. I have a passion for developing smaller studios into well-established programs and helping students define and accomplish their musical goals. My goal as the instructor is to tailor lessons to meet each student's individual needs and interests, while still reinforcing good technique. Lessons will usually consist of doing a mix of different things such as: long tones, scales, etudes to improve technique and musicality, solos, duets, and Disney or jazz/pop tunes.

About Leslie

Leslie is a Denver based musician—clarinetist and teacher—who performs in solo and collaborative projects across the state while maintaining an active teaching studio. Leslie is in high demand as both a performer and teacher. Recent performances include solo performances is Denver and Stapleton,

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Haylee
My granddaughter was so excited after her first lesson with Leslie. Her band teacher is also encouraged.
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Ellen
I enjoyed the lesson and got useful advice
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Heather P.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from Wayne State University
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Heather P.

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I have played clarinet from the time I was a child in 6th grade. I played in concert band as well as marching band. One of my best memories of playing in high school was when our band played in the Orange Bowl Parade.

I teach all levels of clarinet. I use several different books including the rubank books, and a few just for clarinet. I also have many solo fun and classical books for students to use.

About Heather

Welcome! Interested in starting a musical journey with an enthusiastic, degreed, experienced teacher? You can learn whether you are an elementary beginner, retiree, a high school student, a musician with special needs, or an out of practice musician. Whatever your level, just sign up and begin!

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Jack R.
Heather is a great teacher; she is able to gauge ability and keeps the lessons varied and interesting, always pushing you just at the edge, beyond what you thought you were capable of. Friendly, amiable, and laidback in style, she makes learning in a comfortable atmosphere fun. You can tell she has a real passion for music and teaching, and results after just a few lessons proves she knows what she is doing.

I am a beginning singer, my only prior experience was singing with the congregation in church, not the choir.
Quinn
She's really nice, and makes warm-ups before starting the lesson for your voice range. The variety of songs you can sing is pretty big, you want to sing in Italian? There's plenty! Want to sing in Latin? I'm pretty sure there's a few! There are songs from various musicals, too. All in all, she's a pretty great teacher.
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Joseph S.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2012
  • BM Music Performance from Cal State Fullerton
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Joseph S.

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I took up clarinet as a double to clarinet and have been studying it for about 2 years.

About Joseph

Saxophonist, composer, educator, Joseph David S. has made a name as an advocate for the saxophone in the concert hall and in his own compositions. As the son of a film composer, Joseph David S.’s compositional voice is rooted in musical storytelling told through a contemporary harmonic and aesthe

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Waseem K.
Great tutor.....very friendly and have knowledge about sax....
Jenna F.
My daughter had her first saxophone lesson and can't wait for the next one. Joseph was very patient with her and explained the basics of the saxophone.
Cody K.
Great experience!!!!
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J.J. M.

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Starting at $35
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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J.J. M.

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Not only do I know how to play all instruments in the clarinet family, but I repaired them for 21 years, so I know the technical side of how the instrument really works, and can quickly diagnose whether an issue is with the player or with the instrument. This is something I am passionate about - having a properly working instrument. I can even offer discounted repairs if the student is within shipping or driving range.

Besides that, I believe making music should be fun! I will choose much of the music with the student so not only is the fun factor going to be high, but the learning factor will be high as well.

About J.J.

My name is JJ and I love music! Music is not only what got me through the tough Jr High and High School years, it also got me through college and paved the way for all of my career moves ever since. Whether it was repairing instruments, teaching others how to repair instruments, or leading a worship

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Average Cost of Clarinet Lessons in Hickory Hills, IL

The average cost of 60-minute clarinet lessons in Hickory Hills is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $130 per hour.
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"Matt was great teaching me about rhythm. He was patient with me as I struggled getting the song right."
Jeffrey
Took Clarinet lessons from Matt L.
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"Matt is great, he is teaching 3 of my kids! Clarinet, alto sax, and flute. Very patient with my daughters as they work through their new instruments. They have progressed so much faster than the rest of their classmates, and discouragement has turned into excitement. They look forward to their weekly lessons."
Andrea
Took Clarinet lessons from Matt L.
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"Mikaela helped ramp my daughter from having no clarinet experience to being a fairly proficient player ready for the school band, in less than a school year. Mikaela is friendly, points out little things that help make big improvements in my daughter's playing, and keeps checking on the basics as well (embouchure, finger positioning, etc). Mikaela has been very flexible and has a good teaching manner and attitude which has made my daughter's clarinet learning experience a very positive one. We look forward to continuing to work with Mikaela!"
Floy
Took Clarinet lessons from Mikaela Y.
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"Great clarinet performer and educator!"
Peng Yu
Took Clarinet lessons from Charles C.
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"Mikaela is a fantastic clarinet instructor!

Happening across Takelessons.com while in search of a good clarinet teacher for our daughter, was by far the easiest and most rewarding. We feel grateful to have been so lucky.

Mikaela has been EXCELLENT in every sense of the word. She comes on time to our home for every lesson. She takes her time with our daughter and teaches in a way that makes our daughter look forward to each lesson. Mikaela is extremely knowledgeable about the instrument and what she is teaching, and it shows each and every time she teaches. The very first lesson, Mikaela let us know that our daughters instrument was not working properly (we didn't have a clue). She knew exactly what was wrong with it, and we had it fixed by the next lesson. Her communication with our daughter and with us is the best it could possibly be. We are so happy and fortunate to have found the perfect match for our 12 year old clarinet player. Our daughter was recently complimented by her music teacher at school, and was very excited to hear how well she is progressing."
Robin
Took Clarinet lessons from Mikaela Y.
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"I’ve played clarinet for over 30 years, and was a clarinet major in college. I started studying with Mr. Rappaport after I was out of college for several years and had moved to Atlanta, where Mr. Rappaport was playing in the Atlanta Symphony. I found him to be the best teacher I had ever studied with. His ability to help me understand the musical phrase, no matter what style of music I was working on, was amazing. I studied standard clarinet etudes, orchestral literature, and clarinet solo repertoire with Mr. Rappaport. He had the same mild, yet persistent approach with me on everything we worked on – always working to get me to play it to the best of my ability.
One thing I had always feared having to play some day was the opening solo to Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue. A former teacher had been unable to help me with it. So, when a band I was playing with scheduled the piece and told me to get ready to play the solo, I was traumatized and contacted Mr. Rappaport for help. He worked with me and not only got me playing the opening glissando, but helped me to have a better understanding of the other jazzy spots in the piece. So now I can say I’ve performed that piece about 20 times, and the fear is gone! Thanks, Mr. Rappaport!
Regardless of your level of playing, I think you will find Mr. Rappaport to be an outstanding teacher!"
Diane
Took Clarinet lessons from William R.
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"Excellent! My daughter love working with Victoria."
Sophia-Denise
Took Clarinet lessons from Victoria N.
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"Elia was my clarinet teacher for a year in Montreal. I have to say, I miss her since she moved back to NYC.
She has vast musical experience and is an excellent teacher.
She's been really helping me shape my music and my musicality with technique work and working on pieces that I really enjoy.
She is very supportive, she doesn't make you feel bad about your mistake and really help you to correct them.

Elia is a wonderful and talented instructor and i can only highly recommend her."
Nath
Took Clarinet lessons from Elia F.
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"An amazing teacher that takes things at my pace and explains things as in depth as I need
I couldn’t ask for a better teacher
I highly recommend her to anyone looking for a clarinet instructor"
Aaron
Took Clarinet lessons from Leslie K.
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"Im enjoying my lessons with Shannon and Im looking forward to continuing. I think with her I will continue to get better."
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Took Clarinet lessons from Shannon S.
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