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Dave K.

22 Reviews
Palos Heights, IL
Starting at $24
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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 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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Storm N.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Awarded Best of 2015 from Thumbtack.com
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Storm N.

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Learn To Play Electric Guitar.

Areas of Focus:
- Solo Skills & Improvisation
- Music Theory
- Technique
- Learning Songs & Solos

About Storm

Are you looking to learn Guitar, Singing, or Songwriting? No matter what style you are into, I can help you build the skills, confidence, & practice strategies you need to become a better musician. Beginners, Intermediate, & Advanced students all welcome! While studying classical guitar performance

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Jeff Augustus D.
Great intro Class! Very excited to be moving forward with lessons in vocals
Doug
Storm is an amazing teacher, and I've learned so much from our lessons. He's patient, knowledgeable, and always willing to answer your questions (even outside of the lesson). He creates a plan for each student and makes sure you are progressing. I've learned more about guitar in 6 months with Storm than the previous 20 years of me trying to learn on my own. Highly recommended!

Alec D.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Chinese, English, Spanish
  • B.S in Education & Social Policy from Northwestern University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Alec D.

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I am a lifelong musician passionate about guitar improvisation - I pride myself on being able to play over any song within 30 seconds of hearing it. I am so excited to share my experience with you all so that you can experience the same joy that I do every time I learn a new song.

About Alec

I am a lifelong musician, songwriter and music producer and I am so excited to have the opportunity to share my experience with you!!! I am excited to work with you to learn the songs that YOU love, and learn how to develop your own style in the process. I specialize in guitar improvisation, and

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Nicole
Alec is super encouraging and positive! His lesson plans are thorough and adaptive!

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Sergio G.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Music and Recording Technology from York College of PA
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Sergio G.

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Each lesson will be tailored towards the students interest and skill level. Normally the first lesson will consist of a sort of consultation to identify these areas and then together we lay out a curriculum with goals in place that the student or parents are happy with.

Concentrations can range from dissecting music theory and applying it to your instrument or simply learning various pieces of music.

About Sergio

Music has been my greatest passion in life for as long as I can remember and I revel the opportunity to share my passion with students and help them develop their own skills. I am available to teach beginner and intermediate students (ages 6+) for either half hour or hour long sessions. These

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Paula
I have had several guitar teachers throughout my life, and it is with the utmost confidence that I can say Sergio is by far the best teacher I have ever had. His kindness and patience make the sometimes scary and intimidating process of learning an instrument completely approachable and fun. Sergio is like a walking musical encyclopedia, his passion for what he does is evident in the amount of knowledge he holds on the subject, and how accessible he makes it to his students. I also wanted to learn music theory, and he has created such a comfortable learning environment to tackle a subject that is completely new to me. I never feel nervous or self conscious about my comprehension, and am always able to be honest and ask for help when needed. Sergio goes above and beyond to ensure that I have understood each lesson, and to clarify anything that I may be stuck on. He is so patient with my pace, and at the same time I have improved faster than ever. I feel so lucky to have had the opportunity to learn with him, and I cannot recommend him enough!

Thomas M.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music (Minors in Religion and Philosophy) from Bucknell University
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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Thomas M.

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Whether you started on an Acoustic and have crossed over to the Electric or this is your first guitar, I am ready to show you the fun of this amazing instrument! Through use of amplification, Guitars no longer relied on thick strings and hollow bodies to produce volume. This made the guitar much easier to play and therefor allowed for some huge innovations in playing technique. Bends, whammy bars, feedback, increased sustain... these are all were made possible by plugging in the instrument, so let's turn it up and rock out!!

About Thomas

I LOVE to teach and I am looking for a few more motivated students online and at my home studio on Merritt Island, Florida. Lessons are fun and motivating! Beginning students learn songs that they love while also learning basic theory and instrument technique. Advanced students will have their mind

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Jason
Tom taught my daughter for almost 3 years before moving back East. We were very sad, he is the best! My daughter always left her lessons happy and I could definitely hear her progress over time which was awesome! Highly recommend!
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thank you from first timer.
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David S.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BM -- Jazz Performance from The Ohio State University
  • Teaching since 2015
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David S.

11 Reviews
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My goal as a teacher is to give you the facility to express yourself through music. The key parts to developing this facility are:

1. theory -- if you know your theory, you know the best way to express your idea without having to think about it
2. technique -- the last thing you want is for your technique to hinder your ability to express your idea. Having good technique lets your ideas flow naturally

When you take lessons with me, you get out of it what you put in. Your job as student is to be honest with what you expect to achieve and my job as teacher is to give you the tools to achieve it

About David

I have been playing music almost my entire life. I first started on trombone in 4th grade then switched to guitar in 6th. I picked up the electric bass in my later teenage years and learned the upright bass (both jazz and classical) in college. My students get the benefit of my education, as wel

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Kailie
David was/is a great guitar teacher ! I came to him with some knowledge on how to strum but he completely transformed my technique... making it easier & better to play! I’m looking forward to continuing my lessons with him & improving my guitar skill!! I Highly recommend David !
Jay
Very grateful to have found David on this site and add to the chorus of great reviews. I have entered the world of music through the bass guitar with David's instruction and am already hooked. Bass is a fascinating (and challenging) instrument so I appreciate working with a professional who caters to beginners. I am looking forward to exploring more about music with each lesson and gaining more confidence playing this instrument. Thanks David!
Kim
David has been immensely helpful in getting me on my way to understanding timing and getting me through some of my mental blocks. In 2 months with David, I feel like I understand more about music than I ever have. His explanations are clear and that makes all the difference in the world for me. He has an abundance of patience, knowledge, and a passion for music. I'm nowhere near where I want to be, but I'm closer than I've ever been...All thanks to David.

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Average Cost of Electric Guitar Lessons in Joliet, IL

The average cost of 60-minute electric guitar lessons in Joliet is $76. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $300 per hour.
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"Greg taught my son Daniel. Daniel came a long way during his lessons with Greg. Good teacher."
Tim
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Ahmad is very knowledgeable, but most of all, his love for music is obvious. He has a great basic lesson plan, but also tailors to individual needs. Highly recommend"
Robert
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Matt was my guitar teacher from 5th grade to 10th grade, teaching me electric guitar for over five years. Now as a Junior in college, I am still thankful for the lessons Matt taught me to have a great foundation in playing guitar. Matt is one of the most knowledgeable people a student could learn from. He pays special detail to the habits that many guitar players fall into when beginning, and made sure these habits were eliminated quickly. I had both parents, grandparents, and friends sit in on our lessons and all were impressed with the careful and thorough approach of Matt’s teaching. Thank you Matt!"
Kyle Melles
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Matt O.
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"I'm 2 lessons in and so far Michael has been a great teacher. He is exceptionally skilled and has a wealth of knowledge to share, as well as being very good at listening to what I am trying to accomplish and creating well thought out exercises to help me progress. Highly recommended!"
Colin
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Michael B.
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"17 years ago I took lessons from Ahmad (maybe 4 or 5 at most due to moving out of state then as well). Fast forward to this year when I came back for a work contract and decided to give him a call. It just so happened that due to COVID the day I called him was the day he was starting to teach in person again. What great timing!!! Unfortunately I only had about 2.5 months of lessons from him this time, but I have learned so much in that short time.

Ahmad is by far the best guitar teacher I've ever had the pleasure of taking lessons from. The cost of the lessons are completely worth it in my opinion. His ability to break things down , his patience, and his willingness to ensure you have the understanding of the days subject is unparalleled. If I weren't moving out of I would 10000% continue going to him. Definitely do yourself a favor and see what he has to offer."
Sid
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"I have been studying with Ahmad for more than half a year now and it's been a great experience! Coming from wind instrument, my understanding of chords is seriously lacking. Ahmad addressed all my questions step by step. He's patient and motivating! If you live in the bay area and want to learn guitar, Ahmad is your best friend and teacher!"
Chi
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Great teacher who really cares about the student’s success!!"
Clara
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Donnie is a great teacher. He has good patience. He also gives you material to work which helps to keep you on track."
Herb
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Dave's lessons are solid and fun. He has the ability to turn something overwhelming into manageable steps. I also appreciate that he pays attention to my playing and emphasizes good forms. Great teacher."
jung
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Dave B.
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"Noah is patient and encouraging even when you are very much lacking in natural aptitude. He is able to determine what skills are needed next and provides instruction that is easy to understand and implement. I highly recommend him an an instructor."
Christine
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Noah D.
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