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Dan K.

24 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Dan K.

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Become familiar with notes on the fretboard, learn chords, and learn how to play your favorite songs!

About Dan

Dan K. is a professional freelance upright and electric bassist and teacher. He hails from West Des Moines, Iowa, where in high school he performed with the Iowa All-State Orchestra and All-State Jazz Band. He arrived in Chicago in 2009 to attend DePaul University, where he studied with renowned Ch

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Cedric R.
Great first lesson. We dived right in, which is exactly how I wanted it...
Atticus D.
Dan is an excellent instructor! Patient and committed to providing great lessons - he takes the time to make sure each lesson is helpful and adjusts content and techniques based on progress to date. Highly recommended!

Felicia B.

6 Reviews
Dundee, IL
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2012
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Felicia B.

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I started learning acoustic guitar in college, and have taught private lessons for 5 years. I am primarily acoustic guitar while singing.

About Felicia

I graduated with a bachelors in music education at Western Illinois University in 2012. At the university I received talent grants to play in the symphony orchestra as a violinist, I also sang in the school of music top choir. After graduating I immediately was offered a position at a music studio

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Les
She asked me what I wanted to learn and assisted me in a very patient way, and showed me the correct way of strumming and whatever else that was needed. A very good start.
Alyson
Felicia is a great teacher! We work well together, she asks how I want to learn and she helps me to understand what I’m learning! As an adult learner, it helps that she can modify my lesson to suit my specific needs. I think this will be a great partnership!!
Autumn
Felicia has truly helped me improve on the viola. From spotting my wrong bow hold to making sure that I am absolutely positive on where the fingerings are for the key, she has most definetly improved my playing over all and is helping me advance past most of my peers in my school orchestra.

Kenny S.

9 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Masters from University of Western Ontario
  • Teaches students 14 and up
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Kenny S.

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Kenny has been playing guitar since the age of 14, has received awards and grants from the Canada Council, and is an instructor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His approach to teaching guitar helps students learn quickly and maximize musical potential.

I'm a guitar player and singer songwriter from Montreal, Canada, have been living in Chicago for seven years, and have been playing electric, dobro, and acoustic guitar in the studio and on the stage for 20+ years. I play fingerstyle in a variety of tunings and am also a proficient flatpicker covering folk, bluegrass, electric, blues, and country picking techniques.

Whether you are a songwriter looking to improve your basic skills to perform a wider range of material, or a flatpicker looking to refine your improvisation skills or learn fingerstyle and open tunings, I can help you learn the correct approach to help bring your playing to a new level.

We all have within us, the ability to be an excellent player. ...

About Kenny

Kenny has been playing guitar since the age of 14, has received awards and grants from the Arts Council, and is an instructor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His approach to teaching guitar helps students learn quickly, have fun, and maximize musical potential. Kenny has played at Fe

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Robert
Great first day!
Jim
I recently started taking lessons with Kenny to try to learn some basic lead guitar in a one on one setting. I've been very impressed with his preparation, taking the time to tailor the lesson to my level of play and the music I am interested in playing. He also is very encouraging and is interested in my learning and progress, even going beyond the one hour lesson time to ensure that I have the tools necessary to continue to work at home.
Zion and Isadora R.
Great 1 st lesson. He was patient and supportive with the kids!

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Donnie E.

128 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Bachelor's in Business Administration from Liberty University Online
  • Awarded Student Favorite from Takelessons Community
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Donnie E.

128 Reviews
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With my acoustic guitar lessons we will learn everything from A to G (because there is no Z in music) about chords, theory, fingerstyle guitar, sight reading sheet music and much more! From the inspiration of Chet Atkins, Tommy Emmanuel, Trace Bundy, Adam Rafferty, and others, we will learn how to master the acoustic guitar. Please feel free to use the "Ask a question" feature! Thank you!

About Donnie

Hi! My name is Donnie and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons for several years and have loved helping my students, Kevin, Andrew, and Avery (all of whom have left 5-star reviews) reach their goals! I strive to not only give my students exercises and riffs to learn, but to

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Grant Robertson
Great short session! Donnie was able to cover a lot and keep me focused, where I tend to be chatty and a bit tangent prone. Ended the lesson feeling like I better understand scale modes and how to apply them, and with a set of exercises to work with. Thanks Donnie!!
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He is very good with a slow learner. Lots of patients.
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Jeremy B.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 1985
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jeremy B.

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My lessons give you an immediate sense of accomplishment. Learning fundamentals of guitar, music and technique are important, but so is having fun. I strive to help every student have fun while learning and to set achievable goals for each lesson. I don’t just teach you how to play the guitar - I show you how to find your inner musical voice and how to cultivate it along with improvement of your technical ability so that you may enjoy the personal self-expression that learning the guitar can offer you.

About Jeremy

I am a professional guitarist, singer and recording artist. I have taught studio and classroom guitar lessons for over 35 years and many of my students now work as professional musicians in the music and film industries. My studies include 3 years in the Jazz Performance program at the Wisconsin C

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Eric B.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded State Winner Battle of the Bands from Cheggs Battle of the Bands
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Eric B.

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You can learn how to jam on the guitar in just a couple lessons by understanding the basic shapes and patterns that make up the instrument. You can learn how to read music or how to play by ear. Lessons are catered to your goals so you see results quickly.

About Eric

Music isn't just a career choice: it is a way of life. I have been playing music since I was a toddler; everything I have learned about life has been through music. I believe that self-expression is important to being confident with yourself. I look forward to sharing my passion for music and te

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Shannon A.
Really enjoyed my personalized lessons with Eric! He helped me with finding the rhythm in some of my original songs. He is very encouraging and affirming.
Sam
Great instructor; always prepared and patient. He works towards my goals always.
Ben
Eric is the real deal as a guitar teacher. I personally play the guitar myself, but as any parent knows when it comes to teaching your own child there is going to be some resistance no matter what! Lol. Eric is very well educated in music and has the rapport to teach beginners as well as advanced students. My son looks forward to his time with Eric and considers him a friend as well! In closing, if your looking for an instructor that has a solid music background that can channel that knowledge into your child or self, look no further!

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Average Cost of Acoustic Guitar Lessons in Lake Bluff, IL

The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Lake Bluff is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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"My daughter is a new learner and Kevin is not only patient, but a lot of fun. She is really enjoying both the guitar and "Mr. Kevin." Kevin has done a great job is trying to teach her a song along with chords so it's more desirable to learn and practice, too."
Lesley
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kevin J.
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"Mark is a great instructor! I highly recommend him to ANYONE who wants to learn how to play guitar!!"
Amy
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Mark C.
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"Jeff has beat a great instructor to my daughter, and very patient! Thanks :D"
Katie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jeff C.
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"knows his stuff....daughter loves the lessons."
Michael
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Tanisha is a great instructor and she makes it simple and fun. Im learning a lot from her. I will definitely continue my kessons with her."
Shaun
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tanisha H.
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"Daughter loved first lesson.

My daughter just had her first guitar lesson ever and she loves Eric. I was surprised at the amount she was taught in her first lesson. I have no complaints. Very satisfied will recommend might even take some myself."
Justin
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Andy loved his lesson and is excited for the next one! Thanks!"
Andy
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chris B.
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"I have been taking lessons with Andrea for the past year, and I have found him to be a patient, friendly, inspiring teacher. I've found my guitar playing has greatly improved through his tuition. Unlike other guitar teachers, Andrea tailors each lesson according to what I'd like to achieve. He always quickly corrected mistakes in my technique, provided me with useful tips and chords that I'd love to learn and play. His lessons are full of fun and I couldn't recommend him more highly!!"
Chi Zhang
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"I finished my 3rd lesson and I think Tim is great. I can't wait to learn more."
Joe
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tim K.
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"Lee gives clear instructions and encouragement. My daughter really enjoys lessons with Lee and has learned to play several chords and a few songs in just a few lessons."
Sofia
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Lee Q.
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