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Phil C.

27 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $115
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Presidential Scholarship from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaches students 17 to 90
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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
Norm
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
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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Michael
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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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Jeremie W.

32 Reviews
Grayslake, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. Music Composition from Columbia College Chicago
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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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Irwin S.

Highland Park, IL
Starting at $59
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 1976
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Irwin S.

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I am a dedicated, talented and enthusiastic music instructor. I love sharing my knowledge on the joys of making music with my students. I teach because I want to teach. Not because I have to teach.

The disciplines that I have acquired through my music have helped me in all areas of my life, and I love the idea that I can share some of those lessons with other people.

I love seeing a child's eyes light up the first time they play a song or grasp a concept. I enjoy working with adults whose life long ambition has been to learn to play an instrument, and have finally found the time for their studies.

About Irwin

I am a dedicated, talented and enthusiastic music instructor. I love sharing my knowledge on the joys of making music with my students. I teach because I want to teach. Not because I have to teach. The disciplines that I have acquired through my music have helped me in all areas of my life, and I

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Ayme F.

17 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Japanese, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Arts from Long Island University
  • Teaching since 2006
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Ayme F.

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I teach students from beginner to intermediate in music theory, chord and solo studies. From there we can get more advanced and work with song writing and more specific styles like flamenco and blues.

About Ayme

Music can be as simple or as intricate as you want to make it. I will to teach you how to make the most of whatever knowledge and skill you have and to have fun while you do it. My tastes are all across the board, rock and roll, country, metal, opera, I love it all. So, let me know what you are into

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Leonard
Very professional and patient.
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Dean S.
Ayme is a great teacher, makes learning very easy to enjoy....
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Ms. Patino F.

73 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Italian
  • Music Education from Universidad del Valle - Colombia
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Ms. Patino F.

73 Reviews
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Sing and play guitar at the same time. Be able to play your favorite songs.
Learn classical repertoire
Conservatory audition preparation in guitar.
Also Guitar and Singing in one lesson.

BEGINNERS TO ADVANCE

- KIDS (13 to 15 years old):
Introduction to music
Technique
Repertoire
Music and guitar preparation for Conservatory test

- PIANO FOR ADULTS :
Learn how to play your favorite songs
Explore different styles of music
Accompaniment guitar (Folk and Hispanic)
Improve your memory and your hands' mobility
Create a repertoire to entertain your friends and family
Sing and play

I like to work one-on-one with my students creating a team and program that will lead each one of them to achieve their goals.
Since each student is different I like to create and select the material for each student's needs.
Sometimes I suggest some books but I try to keep my students from spending too much money.

About Ms. Patino

Hello, I am Ms. Patino originally from Colombia, South America. Spanish is my mother tongue. All my life, I have been studied and practice this language. From an early age, I start to write plays, poems, articles, and essays. Read is one of my passions. I am a musician. I hold a BM in Musi

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Leeland O.
Super teacher with lots of teaching experience. Lessons are well prepared and fun. She adds things to the lesson that relate well to the student, making it personal.
Emil Milker
¡Patricia siempre hace que aprender español sea divertido!
Emil Milker
Patricia esta una excellente maestra!!

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Mount Prospect, IL

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Mount Prospect is $65. 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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"So I started out with Christian just knowing the basic chords after noodling around for the past few years. I knew I hit a point where I wasn't going to have the freedom to explore until I learned music theory and got the foundations down. I went in wanting to know the basics to be able to go into any genre at some point. Man I was not disappointed. He is supremely patient working with you at whatever level you're at. And you can tell he's truly passionate and cares as a teacher. For example, countless times we go over the 1 hour time window and he never rushes you out. He sticks with you until the lesson feels concluded naturally. Honestly its all you can ever want out of a teacher. Whether learning riffs from a song, or figuring out what key a song is in, or how to apply the scales at every level, he simply has you covered. I am extremely grateful to have been so lucky to have found him. He alone is one of those rare musicians where his ability, technique, and skill in the art form is matched in his ability to teach it."
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Took Guitar lessons from Christian L.
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"I have taken lessons with Ahmad for a number of years. He has been very accommodating to my music interests and allowed me to work and learn at my own pace. Ahmad is friendly, helpful, very skilled musically, and good with kids. I have worked with Ahmad for a while, and he is a great guitar player with a wide range of interests and knowledge about music. He has made music easy and fun to learn."
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Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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Took Guitar lessons from Bob W.
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"I took lessons with James for about 18 months. Simply put, James is awesome. He is an awesome guitar player, and a fantastic teacher. I started out a total novice at the time of our first lesson. I could barely switch chords in the beginning. When I look back on what he tought me, I totally appreciate the importance of an actual teacher vs self teaching through videos and articles etc. A teacher is totally necessary and James' lessons covered all styles of music, music theory, improvising, and all done on both acoustic and electric guitars. He made learning the guitar easy and fun, which is always what he emphasized - learning should be fun and enjoyable. At the end of the day it is up to the guitar student to practice practice and practice some more - and with that discipline combined with James' instruction and coaching, you will be set up for success."
Anthony
Took Guitar lessons from James S.
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"First class was a very nice experience. She seems very organized."
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Took Guitar lessons from Michelle W.
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"This man really knows his stuff! I thought I would take lessons just for a month and ended up learning from him for over a year and counting. Every lesson is something new and exciting. Highly recommend!"
Jack
Took Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"very good at explaining things."
Calvin
Took Guitar lessons from Justin W.
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"Great explanation of scales. Excellent patience !"
Tony
Took Guitar lessons from Rachel H.
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"Russell was an excellent guitar instructor! He made learning simple and fun. He was always professional and kind. I would highly recommend him!"
Dori
Took Guitar lessons from Russell S.
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"From the moment you meet Dennis, you know he has "that musical something."

From the moment you meet Dennis, you know he has "that musical something." Dennis' teaching style is genuine, present, and easy to understand. Further, he has the ability to take his natural gift for music, schooling, and experience in the studio to help you create a musical journey and to capture sound like no one else can. I would recommend Dennis to students of any age or professionals at any level. He's just that good!"
Rachel
Took Guitar lessons from Dennis H.
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By Lisa T-Mount Prospect Guitar Teacher

My name is Lisa T. and I teach guitar in the Mt. Prospect area. I think one of my fondest teaching memories is of a student concert we had at a local school where I taught an after school guitar class. The students put on an excellent concert and were really proud of what they had accomplished.

After class, I received a thank you note from one of my students who said I made learning fun. I’ve heard that now a few times from my students. I’m not sure if it’s my relaxed personality they find fun, or the fact that they are learning how to play guitar.

I tell my students that they learn to play guitar between lessons not at their lesson. They do all the hard work and I just do what I love.

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