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Ryan B.

65 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
  • BA in Ethnomusicology from University of Illinois
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Ryan B.

65 Reviews
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I've been teaching mandolin for 4 years helping students develop a love for the instrument and learn more about music along the way. Mandolin is an often underappreciated instrument which is fantastic for both melodic and rhythmic playing styles. Within the first few lessons you'll have a solid base of strumming, picking, chord changes and melodic playing, with a couple simple songs too. Moving on from there I will craft lessons to move you toward a "goal song," making sure to cater your progress to your needs while keeping a focus on good technique. I enjoy working with students of all ages and experiences and I can't wait to meet you!

About Ryan

Ryan is a musician from Jefferson Park who plays a plethora of different instruments. He specializes in guitar, banjo, mandolin and ukulele, but also dabbles in accordion, piano, drums, harmonica and several others. Learning to play instruments is one of the true pleasures in his life and he hopes

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Sean M.
Great first lesson! Ryan broke down into very digestible parts both the history of the banjo and how a beginner should approach the banjo from the very start. Well done!
Eric
He's a great instructor who is very patient.
Jane W.
I enjoyed my first lesson with Ryan
and am looking forward to my next one. I feel like I good a great introduction to Banjo. I am a complete beginner with no real musical talent so I might be his biggest challenge to date. However, I am determined to be successful He was patient and gave me just the right amount of things to practice. I am looking forward to making progress under his guidence.

Patricio L.

4 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Merit scholarship awards from Fundacion Fernando Barranco
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Patricio L.

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My first introduction to the world of music, was through the Mandolin. At the age of twelve, while playing in a Mandolin Orchestra, I soon became a soloist. This allowed me the experience of touring and traveling throughout the United States. In addition, I began taking master classes under the direction of Mike Marshall which further enriched my knowledge and appreciation of the mandolin.

Worldwide the mandolin is a very versatile and popular instrument. Folk music and jazz, “just feels right” – as the student experiences the versatility of playing the mandolin.

About Patricio

I remain current in a wide variety of musical styles including Jazz, Rock, Blues, Classical and Mexican Folklore. I have also worked playing Greek music. My teaching experience includes teaching children in primary school, as well as individuals of all ages. After thirty years in my musical

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Jeimie Hidalgo
Best guitar and mandolin instructor ever! Patricio possess not only the charisma to play with passion, but also possess the patience and creativity to make of every playing lesson an enjoyable experience. With just a few guitar lessons, I was gaining confidence to play my first song on my friends' party!!!!
Luis Angel
Patricio is a great teacher, I learned a lot of Jazz Harmony
Martha
Took a few lessons from Patricio and he went above and beyond his services.
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Kelvin L.

136 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Music MA from University of Nottingham
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Kelvin L.

136 Reviews
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I have been teaching mandolin lesson for almost 18 years.
Students will learn everything from the ground up. While they move from one skill level to the next, instruction will include not only learning how to play their mandolin, but instrument and equipment maintenance, passing a proficiency exam at the end of each session

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

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Mike
Kelvin was great! Very professional and welcoming. He was very open to know what I waned to learn. Kelvin was also incredibly patient with me and did not pass any judgement whenever I made a mistake. I'm really looking forward to my next lesson with him.
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Alani S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Awarded First Place Old Time Fiddle from Deer Creek Fiddlers Convention
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Alani S.

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I love teaching students what THEY want to learn, while providing them with a solid foundation on their instrument. I will cater the lesson to the needs of the student and make it fun, because music is meant to be fun. I can help students learn music of their choice, or I can come up with some music to get them started. If they want to to learn music by ear, read music, improvise, or learn new tunes, I love teaching all of those things!

About Alani

I am a fiddle, mandolin, and guitar player with a passion for bluegrass and old time music. Over my years of learning to play this music, I have been taught by many amazing teachers and mentors, which has inspired me to want to teach and mentor other musicians. My students can expect to learn

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Eric L.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1977
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded Award from Gigmasters
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Eric L.

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I've been teaching for 30 years. My students have gone on to play professionally, have their songs on iTunes and teach at the college level. I typically use "Complete Mandolin Method" by Horne.

About Eric

Hi, Welcome to my TL's profile! If you're looking at this site, you're already on your way to becoming an AWESOME musician! Whether this is your first attempt at music lessons or you've been playing for a while and trying to improve your skills, I'm EXCITED about working with you. I am a p

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Gavin & Liam H.
Eric is a very kind and patient teacher. I took lessons from him , as well as my 7 and 9 year old grandsons. We have all learned a lot from him. Eric is very flexible to change dates and times to meet our needs. I hate to discontinue my lessons but must due to health issues. My grandson’s have many other interests but may return to lessons at some point. I highly recommend Eric for adults and children alike.
Matthew Feltus
Eric is a knowledgeable, friendly and patient teacher.
Paige
I would highly recommend Eric at House of Music for guitar lessons. I am after a certain style of guitar music using finger picking to play for my special needs son. I have learned that not all teachers are familiar with this style. Thankfully, Eric is great at it. He is also teaching me how to read music and not just play the chords or tab which is something I had overlooked. I am thankful he has been able to work with me and my unique set of circumstances and help me reach my goals.
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Victor S.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Victor S.

14 Reviews
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I offer mandolin lessonsw for children and adults of all levels, from first time players to very advanced players. I offer lessons mainly encompassing Bluegrass style mandolin. I can also teach other genres such as Celtic music or Folks music. I can provide a complete curriculum including tabs/sheet music or I can can give personalized lessons on skills or music of your choice. I can teacher material in both standard notation and tablature as well as learning to play by ear. I can also prepare students to play in bands and jams.

About Victor

I am a professional teacher and performer in Boise, Idaho. I have been teaching guitar, banjo, and mandolin professionally since 2004. I have performed on all of these instruments and have played at numerous music festivals throughout the United States as well as teaching at many music camps on the

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Cindi
Victor was very patient and helpful. I learned a lot in just one lesson!
Cole
Good instruction at an affordable rate which made it a really great value. Victor was helpful reinforcing mechanics, suggesting practice exercises and introducing good songs to learn. Additionally, he seems to have a deep knowledge of bluegrass history and is flexible in his instruction which is important given the limitations of online learning.
Cole
Good instruction at an affordable rate which made it a really great value. Victor was helpful reinforcing mechanics, suggesting practice exercises and introducing good songs to learn. Additionally, he seems to have a deep knowledge of bluegrass history and is flexible in his instruction which is important given the limitations of online learning.

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Average Cost of Mandolin Lessons in Homer Glen, IL

The average cost of 60-minute mandolin lessons in Homer Glen is $59. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $106 per hour.
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"I've had 4 lessons so far with David and have learned so much about music theory and mandolin playing. He is an absolutely amazing teacher. I highly recommend him."
- Dr. Bren
Took Mandolin lessons from David B.
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"Great start. Tara was patient and easy going. I look forward to continuing to work with her in the future."
- Rob
Took Mandolin lessons from Tara L.
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"Edwin is calm, patient, and insightful. I have found his tips and instruction to be very valuable!"
- Leslie
Took Mandolin lessons from Edwin I.
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"My first lesson with Concetta was great. I received a lot of good feedback and things to work on for this first week. Really looking forward to lesson 2 next week!"
- Jim
Took Mandolin lessons from Concetta A.
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"I like Rachel's approach to learning and her attitude. Relaxed and upbeat. Always has the next thing for me to add to my practice and suggestions for improving areas im struggling with."
- Michelle
Took Mandolin lessons from Rachel C.
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"Ryan is a great teacher and a great kid. I enjoy our lessons immensely and I am 71 years old."
- Don
Took Mandolin lessons from Ryan R.
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"Daniel knows music and teaching very well. Looking forward the next lesson!"
- Jean-Baptiste
Took Mandolin lessons from Daniel E.
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"Mr. Lin was/is fantastic. I have absolutely no musical background and I left the first class even more excited about learning than when I arrive. Mr. Lin stressed the basics and insured that the topics covered were well reinforced. His teaching style is VERY user friendly while still maintaining a professional learning environment. Maybe if I had a teacher Like Mr. Lin when I was in Jr. High, I would have stuck with music. Instead I have waited over 40 years, but it would seem that scoring a teacher like Mr. Lin was worth the wait."
- Dan
Took Mandolin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Awesome lesson!
Grant is giving me the help I need to become a better mandolin player.
He all so gives me feedback from the the lesson to let me know my downfalls,progress,etc.
Thank you!"
- Jim
Took Mandolin lessons from Grant H.
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"Kelvin is a talented, caring and effective teacher, able to spot technical, as well as musical, errors online. It has been a pleasure to take lessons from him - and I have progressed well beyond my expectations thanks to his expertise. I highly recommend him."
- Jack
Took Mandolin lessons from Kelvin L.
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