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Paul W.

79 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Bachelors Degree in Instrumental Performance / Jazz Guitar from Columbia College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
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Paul W.

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I tailor all my lessons to the individual students interests and wants.
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About Paul

I have played the guitar for twenty years and have studied a wide variety of music including jazz, classical, folk, blues and rock. I’m skilled in acoustic, electric and classical styles of the guitar. I have an open mind about music and can appreciate any style or type. I have a firm background

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As a young female, I was apprehensive about choosing a male teacher that teaches in his home. However, Paul has been professional and I have not had any concerns since meeting him and working with him. He is a well-planned, experienced teacher who artfully progresses students from week to week in a manner that is constructive and fun. In only 5 weeks I have learned more about playing guitar and guitar theory than I would have thought. He has been attentive to my goals and it is precisely the experience that I pay for.
Darian B.
I've been with Paul for about 3-4 months. I came to him having a minor in music and a lot of guitar under my belt, but frustrated with my consistency. I did a check in on my abilities recently and I'm able to play pretty much any song in the real book now after 1 or 2 tries. This is great, especially because I don't feel like I'm working that hard. So yeah he's great. I recommend him.
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Claire C.

20 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Claire C.

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Music is an essential element of a child's education, whether your training to perform at a campfire or Carnegie Hall. My approach is student-driven and collaborative. I help guide my students through songs of their choice, incorporating skill-level appropriate theory and ear training techniques. This allows kids to develop an understanding of the music they're most passionate for, helping their interest and enthusiasm to grow.

About Claire

My name is Claire and I have been making a living as a touring/gigging musician for the last eight years. I studied music performance and production at Columbia College Chicago. I have played in a variety of styles, both solo and as part of a band. I currently tour with my band, The Lucky Dutch on

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Super patient and knowledgeable.
Matthew T.
Great first lesson with Claire. She listens and understands and comes up with a plan accordingly. Very highly recommend.
Richard H.
All is well on the first day of class!

Dave K.

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

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Matthew O.

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About Matthew

Born and raised in New York City, Matthew "Matt" is an accomplished and respected musician. Matt has been playing guitar for over 30 years and piano for over 15 years and is currently involved in several projects including three bands which have performed in some of NYC's hottest venues including

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John S.
Great lesson
Lee
Matthew is patient with a solid understanding of music as well as guitar. His focus on learning the fundamentals was greatly appreciated.
Jody L.
Matthew is an outstanding, knowledgable instructor. Highly recommended!
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Olivia D.

33 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Songwriting from Berklee College of Music
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Olivia D.

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I've been playing guitar for 20 years and teaching guitar for 10 of those. I cater my lesson plans to the needs of my students, allowing them to pick songs they love to listen to and teaching them how to play those songs with chords and TAB. I also like to balance some theory with song work in the lesson time.

About Olivia

I love to create. The way I'm most comfortable creating is through writing; whether it's a song, a short story, a poem or a script. Writing has always been the bass line in my life; the heartbeat. Music and film are both passions of mine. I attended Berklee College of Music where I studied Songw

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Kyle
Olivia made it fun and I felt like a rockstar day 1!
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Zechariah T.

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Starting at $42
  • History/English from University of Mississippi
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2006
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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

Hey Hey! I'm from Mississippi with 15+ years experience in the music and food service industries. I'm a chef, singer/songwriter, amateur gardener, guitarist, bassist, and father of a particularly cool 11 year old. I love sharing my experience through teaching and can't wait to help you reac

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Average Cost of Acoustic Guitar Lessons in Lockport, IL

The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Lockport is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $28 and $276 per hour.
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"Tim is a great teacher! I definitely recommend him. He is very patient and willing to help in any way."
Jodi
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tim B.
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"My daughter loves her summer guitar lessons. Hands down the best experience!!"
Misti
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Paul has been an incredible teacher. He is helping me learn the guitar and I’m a lot further ahead then I thought Id be. He is also helping me with my song writing and composing. I highly recommend him."
Nadia
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Paul S.
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"I just had my first lesson and I think the teacher is very thorough and helpful. Explains concepts in ways that are easily understandable. Looking forward to more."
Phillip
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Michael S.
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"Love Ashley! She is amazingly talented and a fabulous role model for my child. Highly recommend her!"
Rebecca
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ashley B.
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"I took lessons from Rodrigo while he was still studying at Berklee College of Music in Boston, and he was an amazing teacher! He is very patient, which was helpful considering I had no musical experience. Would highly recommend him to anyone!"
Danielle
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Rodrigo D.
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"Good lesson. Geoff immediately recognized things I can do to improve my techniques."
Larry
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Geoff S.
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"Jordan is one of the finest musicians I've met. He is one of the most patient and humble teachers I've met. His slots book fast though, so if he has a slot for a new student, jump on it! This guy will never take advantage of you, and is always understanding when I've had stuff come up. He really treats everyone with over-the-top kindness and never equivocates on that principle. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!"
Garret
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"Ryan is an outstanding instructor who taught me my first lesson. Every week, I looked forward to having my next lesson with Ryan. He has great musical knowledge that he applies to each lesson. Ryan is extremely patient and friendly. I was always impressed with the good communication that he employed. Every lesson I had felt like it was tailored to me personally and they were always fun. I strongly suggest giving Ryan a try, he won't let you down."
Logan
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ryan P.
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"Loren is awesome! She is so knowledgeable, encouraging and kind. I have learned so much in just a short time and I always look forward to my lessons. A+++"
Jennifer
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Loren P.
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