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Kristin A.

23 Reviews
Willowbrook, IL
Starting at $36
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor's of Music Education from VanderCook College of Music
  • Awarded Illinois House of Representatives Certificate of Recogntiion from Illinois House of Representatives
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Kristin A.

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In piano, we will begin with simple music designed to build strength and dexterity in your hands. We will begin learning to read music notes together, so don't worry if you never have before! However, I do recommend that young children are able to identify the alphabet and numbers 1-10 prior to starting piano. Reading is a plus!

In lessons, I use the Piano Adventures series, starting at the primer level with very young students. I will typically use the Lesson, Performance, Technique & Artistry, & Theory books available at each level to give every student the most comprehensive music education while building their piano playing ability. These four books are commonly sold as a package on amazon.com for a discounted rate.

In addition, I love to work with each student to meet his or her own personal goals. I am always happy to provide additional music from outside these core books! Some examples of things my students have requested over the years include Disney songs, video

About Kristin

Let's get you started on your musical path! My name is Kristin, and I cannot wait to begin this journey into music with you. I have been teaching private lessons for nearly a decade, and have taught music and choir in the classroom since 2011. I specialize in working with beginners of all ages.

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Amanda
Kristin does a beautiful job teaching piano and singing to my daughters. The two go hand in hand and she does a great job combining both. On a personal note, she has a beautiful, generous heart and gives my girls little prizes when they do very well.
Erin
Kristin is wonderful! My daughter loves singing with her and looks forward to every lesson! Kristin really cares about how her students are doing and gets to know them and their interests outside of their lessons. We were blown away that she remembered Isabel's birthday after only meeting with us a few times!
Isabel sings all the time. She tells me, mommy I have to practice so I can be famous like Ms Kristin! We are so lucky to have found her!
LaRichelle P.
Did not care enough to plan ahead or get to know my granddaughter enough to individualize her weekly lessons. Very apparent that she failed to prepare ahead of time. Often late and cancelled class several times.
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Jesus G.

21 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Awarded Scholarship to study a Bachelors degree in piano pewrformance. from Conservatory of Mexico state.
  • Teaching since 2003
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Jesus G.

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A solid, artistic, and flexible piano technique from the beginning. One of the fundamental parts in learning to play piano is to learn the basics of piano technique, which includes proper posture of the body when sitting to play piano, proper fingers, hands, and arms position. The development of the arm and hand flexibility in order to learn the legato and staccato performance from the beginning of the piano studies.

Throughout my 20 years of teaching experience I have developed different methods for children and adults to build a flexible and artistic piano technique that has worked with all my students.

The proper use of the arm rotation, wrist flexibility and how the wrists and arms help to lead the direction of the phrases are fundamentals to attain a beautiful and rich tone .

About Jesus

Jesus has more than 20 years experience teaching piano and 10 years teaching the Suzuki piano method, with dozens of his students playing successfully in recitals, competitions, and auditions around the Chicago area. He completed his Masters of Music in Piano Performance with a scholarship from

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Johnathan B.
Jesus is really good. I really enjoy my time learning with him
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Tereza M.
Great teacher! Knowledgeable and patient
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Susan M.

9 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $125
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Artists International Young Musicians Award from Artists International
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Susan M.

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Expert Piano Instruction by Ivy-League and Conservatory Trained Steinway Artist, for serious students ages 10-18 years old and adults.

About Susan

Study Classical Piano with an International Steinway Artist! Learn to play the piano, duo piano and chamber music or be accompanied and coached for your recital or audition with Susan M. I offer premium quality musical instruction and stress the importance of a sound foundation which includes the

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Aparna
Susan is not only an accomplished musician, but she is also an amazing teacher and mentor. She elevated my daughter’s musicianship and helped her find her true potential as a classical pianist. My daughter’s success as a competitive pianist is due to Susan’s instruction, encouragement, and guidance. When we started lessons with Susan, we struck gold!
John
Susan is an experienced concert pianist with world-class expertise in the instrument, yet she is also an approachable educator + coach who has done a great deal to advance my technique and interpretation. I’m glad to have found her. Advanced pianists will be pleased to find someone who can help raise their game even further, but regardless of your skill level, I don’t think you’ll regret signing up with her.
Patricia C.
Susan was a PERFECT match for me. I really hate leaving her great knowledge. She has poured out to me her expert knowledge. Unfortunately, I am unable to continue. Susan is a teaching jewel to be cherished.
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Katarina L.

3 Reviews
Westmont, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Slovak, English
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Katarina L.

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I am trained in Russian technique using relaxation movements that prevent painful cramps in wrist and forearm. I have been teaching primarily children from age 4 in music schools and homes since 1987. I like to motivate them by letting them choose their favorites, like songs from Disney movies or some other popular songs. I am very patient and encouraging. I am happy when I see love for music growing in hearts of students.

About Katarina

I attended six years at State Conservatory and graduated with Magister degree from Comenius University in former Czechoslovakia. I performed during my college years with a chamber vocal-instrumental ensemble. I started teaching piano and music theory in 1987 at a music school and later I was giving

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Tomas Kratka
Katarina has been a fantastic teacher, helping me get to learn the basics of piano while teaching me how to play with a relaxed technique to preserve my hands and forearms -- I work on a computer all day so I will sometimes get cramped hands.
Jessica
Katarina is very knowledgeable about piano and theory, having studied and taught for many years. She uses the Russian technique and teaches excellent technical skill. She is patient and fair, and above all, a wonderful teacher!!
Regina
I have wanted to take piano lessons all my life but never had the time. Katarina has been very patient and caring with me. She’s an excellent teacher for me because she takes time, fully explains things, and has confidence in me that helps me to go further. I am so glad I have Katarina as my teacher. Thank you!
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Rebecca G.

37 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, German, Italian
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rebecca G.

37 Reviews
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My goal as a piano teacher is to help you play what you want with ease! Piano lessons consist of technique such as scales chords arpeggios etc, repertoire, and music theory! I'm also open to working on songwriting, improvisation etc. or just about anything! :) If you have any questions feel free to contact me or sign up for a free trial TakeLessons Live to get a feel for my teaching style!

About Rebecca

My name is Rebecca and I am a Classical/Indie singer/pianist living in Chicago! I have been teaching since 2017 and love working with all ages and levels of singers and pianists. My goal when teaching a student is to be a resource to help them reach their full musical potential by setting realistic

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Cortez *.
I felt like it was the best experience that I could have with a teacher in the subject that I wanted
Jacqi M.
She is kind and you really want a teacher who helps you Reebecca is the best instructor I've ever had!!
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Bill L.

35 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $18
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Masters in Computer Science (Machine learning/Artificial Intelligence) from Georgia Tech
  • Teaching since 2012
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Bill L.

35 Reviews
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First time playing piano? Resuming after years (decades?) of not playing the piano? No matter your age or experience, you can always learn and improve!

Pop songs, jazz ballads, classical pieces, or movie/game themes, there must be something you are interested in playing and get better!

I have close to 10 years of tutoring experience, helping children and adults embrace piano and music.

I recommend just starting with a single 15-minute lesson to see if we are good fits for each other and start a roadmap to progress toward your goals!

About Bill

I have always been a self-studier in my entire life. Being able to learn with just books and your brain is a crucial skill to have! However, I know not everyone (and sometimes even myself) have the discipline and motivation to keep going during hard times. This is where a tutor would come in handy.

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Anthony
My son loves his class! Bill teaches well to my 9 year old, my son understands him, has fun and is learning so much. I couldn't be happier.
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The average cost of 60-minute piano lessons in La Grange is $72. 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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"Zach is an amazing teacher for my daughter who is 7 and my son who is 10. He caters the lessons to each of their abilities each week. They are always excited to show him how well they are getting each week with practice. I highly recommend Zacch."
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"Barbara has me on the right track"
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Took Piano lessons from Barbara D.
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"As of June 2019, we switched from an in-studio lesson to an online one. It was amazing how both my, at that time 9-year old, son and Enoch adjusted to one another, how Enoch was able to find the weaknesses and strengths, along with my son's fields of interest. How he was able to communicate with him about fun stuff but redirect him back to his lesson smoothly. We continue to take lessons with Enoch even though we have moved to the Netherlands and Enoch is still in the USA. He is a keeper. :)"
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Took Piano lessons from Enoch W.
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"Exceptional piano teacher

I am an older student and I was very self conscious and nervous. Edward makes me feel welcome and is patient and extremely helpful to me in making me feel comfortable playing the piano. I have learned more from him than any other piano teacher I have ever had. It is a joy to come to my lessons and learn from Edward. He is knowledgeable and is teaching me more advanced piano. I am so glad to be working with Edward and playing piano again and enjoying it. Thank you Edward!"
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Took Piano lessons from Edward E.
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"Melodie is a great instructor—very patient and encouraging. She knows how to make songs simpler or more complex to meet you at your level."
Melanie
Took Piano lessons from Melodie B.
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"She's super awesome. She completely understands musics, which comes in handy because she'll teach you some theory from time to time during a lesson. And it's a huge plus that she's really understanding and nice."
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Took Piano lessons from Glynis D.
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"I've taken quite a few lessons from Alexis. She is by far the best piano teacher I have ever had. She was very patient and knew exactly what approach to take to best help my learning. I plan on continuing my Piano/music theory education with her."
Eric
Took Piano lessons from Alexis S.
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"Carol is a wonderful, patient teacher that is very knowledgeable in piano. I enjoy every lesson that we have"
Patty
Took Piano lessons from Carol K.
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"Our first lesson covered so much, our daughter connected strat away. Looking forward to lesson #2"
Mikeala
Took Piano lessons from Randy L.
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"Great rapport with kids.

Monica works great with my daughter. She encourages a love for music. My daughter has made great progress in the time she has been working with Monica. She is a talented performer and singer, as well."
Maylyn
Took Piano lessons from Monica W.
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