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Jeremie W.

32 Reviews
Grayslake, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
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Jeremie W.

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I have been playing guitar for 21 years. I make lesson plans based on each individual, so I don't teach every one the same boring songs or use the same regiment with everyone. I want to teach you what YOU want to learn.

About Jeremie

I'm a self taught guitarist who has been playing for 20 years. I have played professionally in numerous bands and ensembles ranging from jazz to folk to rock, and I've been writing music for the same length of time. I currently perform with one of my students from TakeLessons named Mackenzie O'Brien

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Paul R.
Jeremie is patiently progressing me, very encouraging
Kris
Jeremie has been awesome. Super patient and works on what you want to play!
Didi L.
Based on my first lesson with Jeremie, I feel very confident that he will be able to help me achieve my music goals, to learn jazz guitar and music theory in a gradual manner without feeling overwhelmed.
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Phil C.

27 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $115
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Music Composition and Performance from Columbia College Chicago
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Phil C.

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I teach every student the technical skills and applied theory necessary to work in any contemporary style on guitar. I use the "Be better than you have to be" approach. Want to be the best on a bad day? Be better than your chosen style requires. I studied classical and jazz in order to excel at rock, folk and blues.
You will learn to read music and charts for guitar, as well as movable scale patterns, movable chord forms, and how to apply it all to master the fretboard.
Have you hit a road block? I can help. Are you brand new and want to be sure you understand the instrument completely? I can help.

About Phil

UPDATE: I'M FULLY VACCINATED, BUT STILL FOLLOW COVID-SAFE GUIDELINES. IN-PERSON LESSONS ARE IN FULL SWING. I ALSO DO ONLINE WITH STATE-OF-THE-ART GEAR. MY NEW SPACE IS OPEN IN THE FLAT IRON ARTS BUILDING IN CHICAGO'S POPULAR WICKER PARK NEIGHBORHOOD. I STILL DO ONE DAY IN MY HOME STUDIO

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Norman S.
very helpful
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Very helpful, knowledgeable, and a good teacher.
Ed B.
Very knowledgeable and put me at ease right from the beginning.
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Ryan B.

94 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • BA in Ethnomusicology from University of Illinois
  • Teaching since 2013
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Ryan B.

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I've been teaching guitar for 5 years helping students develop a love for the instrument and learn more about music along the way. There are many styles I'm comfortable teaching from folk (fingerpicking or flatpicking), rock, blues and funk and I would love working on developing a unique style of your own. Within the first few lessons you'll have a solid base of strumming, picking and chord changes and even a few simple songs under your belt. 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 Logan Square 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 he

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The best!
Ryan
I have been working with Ryan on the Banjo for over a year now. He is incredible patient, encouraging and seriously knows his stuff!
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Zechariah T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
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Zechariah T.

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You can expect to achieve your goal! I have 15+ years experience in the music industry and am a current recording artist that specialized in acoustic guitar performance.

About Zechariah

Hi there! My name is Zech & I'm a 35-year-old professional musician. I've been playing out and teaching music since 2004, though I began learning instruments as early as 2000. I currently lead a few bands as a singer, guitar player, and drummer and occasionally get to play bass. I also t

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Alex M.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, Japanese, English
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 8 to 65
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Alex M.

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From strumming chords & holding a pick, to using a Spider Capo, alternate tuning & arranging pieces for solo acoustic guitar, I work to inspire & elevate technique, musicality & fluency with the acoustic guitar.

About Alex

My name is Alex. I'm a multi-instrumentalist (guitar, bass, Oud, bouzouki, keyboards, voice, drums, flute, etc.), composer, performer, recording artist, arranger/orchestrator/transcriber, recording engineer/producer & music educator. I graduated from the University of St. Thomas "Cum Laude" in 2

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Ron P.
Alex was awesome- I really enjoyed the time and learned a lot Alex has a great skill of being able to connect with people.
Cathleen
Alex is a terrific teacher. He really connects with my son and introduces new musical ideas to him. My son is always happy after his lessons with Alex whether they meet in person or streaming.
Richard B.
One cannot do better than lessons with Alex. He is extremely knowledgeable and explains the most difficult concepts in a clear and perceptive ways.
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Taylor K.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Guitar from Gilroy Music Academy
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Taylor K.

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I am professional touring musician with many years of real world experience learning songs and parts to play on stage. I remember what it was like to know nothing about the guitar and the hard work it takes to get proficient. I can help you discover your voice on the instrument, teach things that excite you and provide a solid foundation for learning

About Taylor

Hello! My name is Taylor K. and I am a guitarist currently living in Los Angeles. I am teaching guitar lessons online via Skype/Zoom! Any level, anybody, anywhere. Scales, arpeggios, country, blues, rock, pop, etc. I know the last thing the world needs is another online music teacher but I think

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Rich
Great start.
Gary
Diane Morrow
Taylor is an amazing instructor. He taught my son guitar lessons and my son is left handed. Taylor was very patient and kind and explained extremely well. My son would still be taking lessons from Taylor but we have relocated. We have not found anyone as good as Taylor

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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 $300 per hour.
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"Perfect teacher. Gets it done with fun. My daughter learned a lot already. Very Highly recommended.."
Asterio
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"My daughter is loving her lessons with Tammy. We are grateful for her kindness, warmth, and abundant talents in all styles of music for piano. She listens to my daughter to better understand her and her tastes in music while also ensuring that skills and fundamentals are also developed. Tammy is always prompt and dependable as well. I recommend her for students of all ages."
Marsha
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tammy Y.
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"Cole is an excellent guitar instructor! He is knowledgeable and engaging, and he makes learning a fun and rewarding experience. He helps his students set learning goals and achieve them. He follows up with feedback, tips and assignments after every lesson which is very helpful. My son is excited about learning to play guitar with Cole and he looks forward to his online lessons!"
Yuliya
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Russell P.
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"Greg is a great teacher and a very awesome role model for my Grandson so grateful to have found him"
Melinda
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Jordan is incredibly knowledgeable! He knows exactly when to skip around based on your individual learning rate and is always able to answer theory questions and keep the lesson on track! Super kind and an all around great guy! Would definitely recommend! Planning on signing my daughter up as soon as she's old enough!"
brandon
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"I've always wanted to learn guitar and I'm finally doing it! So excited!"
Cam
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Wes C.
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"A great teacher and all in all a great person!"
Robert
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"We highly recommend classes with Josh! He is very friendly, patient and fun! My husband really, really enjoyed the lesson!"
Eva
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Joshua F.
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"Love of music! Fun! Encouragement! And he knows flamenco! I loved flamenco and have been reading and playing classical guitar music on and off for 50 years, but did not know how to truly play flamenco. Jesse was recommended to me by my world-famous flamenco dance teacher Yaelisa, and he is indeed superb! I had just been playing notes as they were written on a page. Jesse is teaching me how to improvise falsetas and rasgueos, encouraging me bit-by-bit out of my comfort zone! He has a convenient location and a flexible schedule. Also, he’s friendly, out-going, kind, and doesn’t take himself too seriously. I always look forward to our lessons."
Rebecca
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jesse T.
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"Excellent teacher! Patient, kind and organized! Two thumbs up!"
Sandra
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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