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Kenny S.

9 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Arts and Letters from Council for the Arts
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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!

Paulette L.

10 Reviews
Streamwood, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2014
  • High School Diploma from Saint Viator High School
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Paulette L.

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~ Began my approximately nine years of guitar studies at the age of 10, taking a small, two-year break from my general music studies in my early teens.
~ Have experience with both acoustic guitar (approx. nine years) and electric guitar (approx. 5 years)
~ Repertoire consists of: Alternative Rock, Classical, Latin, Pop, and Spiritual
~ Knowledgeable with: scales, chords, picking styles, tuning, tablature (style of sheet music), and standard notation (style of sheet music)

About Paulette

Hello! My name is Paulette L., and I am a recent graduate of Elmhurst College, which is located in the nearby suburb of Elmhurst, Illinois. In May, I earned my Bachelor's in Music Business along with minors in Communications and Spanish. Music has played a significant role in my l

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Neven
Off to a good start. She seemed good with children and kept my son's interest.
Robert
Paulette is very friendly, knowledgeable and patient with beginners. Her musical experience in many areas serves her students tremendously well.
John G.
Great teacher! Very knowledgeable and enjoyable to learn from.
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Claire C.

20 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Bachaoler's of Music from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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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!
Alex Ivanov
Claire is extremely patient, positive, and most importantly knowledgeable. After only five lessons, she's given me a lot to work with and I can without a doubt say my singing has improved.

I recommend Claire to anyone interested in improving their singing, regardless of skill level, age, style, etc. She's fantastic!

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Alethea B.

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Starting at $34
  • Speaks Chinese, Spanish, German
  • Teaches students 5 to 90
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Alethea B.

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I am a very engaging and fun teacher. I love to teach beginners as well as those who have played guitar for a bit. My passion for music comes through and my students tend to be hooked and leave feeling refreshed. In these times, we need music more than ever and I am in it to bring hope, stability, and consistency to everyone's lives and schedules as well as a creative outlet.

About Alethea

Hey guys! How are you? I have been setting up my own teaching business here in New York City and have been teaching adults and kids for over 6 years now - wowza!! I am switching a lot of my teaching online and am now expanding to reach new students so if you are interested, I would love to help

Keith H.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Studio Guitar, Recording Arts and Music Theory from Orange Coast and Golden West College
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Keith H.

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Hello, my name is Keith Harrison. I specialize in Custom Tailored Beginning and Intermediate Acoustic and Electric Guitar Fundamentals to advanced playing skills.

My goal is to help you start making great music and improve your skills quickly in a fun and easy to understand way. Lessons are based on YOUR personal goals and music interests. Learn the basic foundations and fundamentals then we dive right into your favorite songs and styles and focus on what interests you most.

Learn finger chords, bar chords, chord inversions, songs, scales, tricks, tips, licks and riffs, pitch, harmony, ear training, how to solo and improvise all up and down the fretboard and more.

I can also help you with singing, songwriting, recording, music gear and many other aspects of the music business.

Whether your goal is to learn the basics, make a living as a guitar hero, or any level in between, I'm happy to share my music passion, skill and experience to help you get exactly where you want ...

About Keith

I specialize in Beginning and Intermediate Fundamentals to advanced playing skills and know how to reach my students with the right balance of personalized attention, patience, practical training, and positive encouragement, making learning fun through a variety of engaging and unique personalized

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Jarek M.
Keith has the patience of a Saint, he’s friendly and very knowledgeable about music skills. I’m glad I registered for these classes and I’d definitely recommend him to anyone!
Joe
Keith is fantastic! Not only does he know what he is doing but he is so much fun! I always have a blast! Funny, kind, patient, and talented! What else do you need?
Miguel “Nacho”
I’ve worked with Keith the past 25 years. In that time I’ve learned so much from him. He’s always eager to pass along what he knows about guitars, guitar playing, guitar equipment, anything and everything guitar.
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Gregory V.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1986
  • B.A. Music Composition, Credits toward M.A. Music Education from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pa
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Gregory V.

28 Reviews
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I've been teaching Guitar for 30 years and my students have gone on to play in their own bands and work with major artists everywhere. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to know your way around the instrument and as time goes on you'll be able to play like a pro. I specialize in Pop, Rock, R&B, Country and Gospel and love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Gregory

Los Angeles & East Coast native currently looking for New Students who are excited about taking that first step to unveiling their musical dreams! The most direct & illustrious methods to unveiling one's musical dreams. Some prefer to take the round-about way...also my specialty. I am kind, unde

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Diana Y.
First lesson was so informative. Jumped right in and he knew exactly where to start with me and what I needed. .Great personality and knows how to teach, that coming from a teacher myself. Looking forward to the next one!
Sean
Great Lesson!
Conor M.
Great first lesson! Was great with my 7 year old son.

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Naperville, IL

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Naperville is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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"Cory is an excellent teacher. He is thoughtful and has plenty of patience in his teaching methods. My daughter has progressed an awful lot in such a short time. She really enjoys learning to play the guitar with his guidance. I would highly recommend Cory to anyone who would like to learn to play guitar."
Mary
Took Guitar lessons from Cory J.
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"Indigo is very well-rounded as a teacher. She has a great way with our pre-teen daughter. She is clearly a very well- trained musician and player. She can adjust to the level and interest of the student, using many different genres as well as theory. She covers guitar, voice and theory. Wonderful teacher."
Laurie
Took Guitar lessons from Indigo S.
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"Vince really knows his stuff! I play acoustic guitar. I guess I would classify myself as an intermediate player. What I really like about Vince is the variety of instruments he can teach. I have had the chance to also learn about playing electric guitar and electric bass."
Kathy
Took Guitar lessons from Vince T.
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"Roy was a great instructor and very fun to learn with. :D"
Andrew
Took Guitar lessons from Roy C.
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"I really like Ryan approach. He is friendly and makes you comfortable. I'm 63 years old and I'm just trying to learn to play some Jazz & Blues and after several years of jumping all over the place with web lessons and really learning nothing; I think I've finally found a teacher who can help me learn to play guitar. I look forward to my lessons with Ryan. I hope to continue this music relationship until I can really play. Its my dream and my hobby now that I'm retired and Ryan has already given me the confidence I need to succeed."
Greg
Took Guitar lessons from Ryan S.
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"Great teach great musicion really knows how to work with you. Does play the jeprody theme when you are trying to think though"
Wil
Took Guitar lessons from Frankie P.
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"Adam is a fantastic guitar teacher. He paced his lessons so that the amount of information I had to cover was reasonable for my busy schedule, and every week I came away feeling more and more confident in my playing!"
Andy
Took Guitar lessons from Adam H.
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"BEST INSTRUCTOR EVER! Seriously, I learned more than I thought I could in just a couple lessons. His skill level is very high- very beautiful to watch him play and he is patient and creative as a teacher. I highly recommend him!"
madeline
Took Guitar lessons from Christopher G.
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"I haven't played my guitar in years and never really learned how to play. I wanted to try it again. Daniel was an excellent teacher! He is very knowledgeable about music and the guitar. He is also nice and patient. I enjoyed my lesson, learned a lot, and look forward to the next one. Gold star! I highly recommend Daniel."
Hilary
Took Guitar lessons from Daniel M.
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"Great instructor. Knows material inside out, but sets a pace suitable to student's abilities. Michael is an awesome guitar player and I really enjoyed my first lesson with him. I look forward to many more lessons with him."
Mike
Took Guitar lessons from Michael S.
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