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David Z.

8 Reviews
West Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from The Alzheimer's Association Illinois Chapter
  • BFA Fine Art Painting from Northern Illinois University
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David Z.

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I provide instructional direction using templates and thin paper. I recommend dual brush markers made by Tomboy.

It is expected that the following tools are used:

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Flat surface ie. Masonite board, wooden board or plastic sheet.

Stratford tracing paper.

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About David

Dedicated art professional with 18 years of experience in creating artwork utilizing various medias. In my early years I worked as an outsider artist giving watercolor lessons for Susan Edwards of the artist place called "The Art Attack in Sycamore Illinois. After some years of painting and display

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Daniel
Had a great lesson with David, Decided to purchase a few hour one time lesson to paint a picture with my wife. David did a great job. I was very happy how he accommodated us and the time he put in before the lesson.
Michelle C.
David explains well to what needs improvement and is very constructive to what needs to be done. I’m learning so much. It’s exciting
Karin
David is very experienced and knowledgeable for many art forms. And is very personable also.
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Georgina L.

38 Reviews
Downers Grove, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 4 to 60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Georgina L.

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Fun, interactive, useful, motivating and effective classes.
Individual or group classes.
Native Spanish speaker and qualified teacher who tailors classes to students' level, needs, age, learning styles and interests.
FREE materials, flexible schedule and friendly atmosphere.

About Georgina

An energetic and highly motivated individual dedicated to fostering personal and intellectual growth through foreign language teaching, via modern and eclectic methodologies of language learning, with emphasis on interaction, communication, and generating interest in foreign languages and cultures.

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Danielle F.
Sra. Georgina is a very fun, dedicated teacher. I have enjoyed every lesson with her and have learned so much already.
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Georgina is very friendly and patient, and puts a lot of work into making the Spanish lessons. I enjoy her class format and she makes it enjoyable. I am already learning a lot from her. It is hard to find a good Spanish tutor, but I have found mine!
Brad
Georgina is a wonderful teacher. I've struggled trying to find the right program to learn spanish, but with Georgina I've found the perfect guide. Each lesson has been well crafted to fit my own needs. Highly recommended.
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Matthew N.

30 Reviews
Naperville, IL
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Percussion Performance from University of Iowa
  • Awarded Most Improved Musician from Birch Creek
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Matthew N.

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Matthew has studied and taught drums for over 20 years. His specialty lies in drumset of all styles and rudimental snare drumming. You can expect a well rounded lesson covering all of the fundamentals to becoming a good drummer.

About Matthew

Matthew N. has been an educator and performer in the Chicago area and suburbs for over 15 years. Currently holding a studio of nearly 50 students he has become one of the area's many successful private instructors. Teaching piano, drums, and guitar Matthew can accommodate any student's needs and mus

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Veronnica P.
Practical, efficient, patient, supportive. Matthew is able to assess quickly and keep things progressing forward while still highlighting fundamentals. Great for adults. Gentle for those on the lower end of confidence with an instrument.
Kevin C.
Matt taught me for a 3 month period and helped me drastically with learning how to improvise guitar solos. I can't thank Matt enough for his help in helping me with a rather unorthodox time to start getting lessons. Each week he told me to bring 3 songs with a guitar solo I would like to learn in different genres and each week we broke down the solos for me to practice and gather their techniques. Thank you so much Matt!
Tejas A.
My 9 year old son had his first session yesterday, and he loved it. Matthew is great, responsive and especially patient! My son is looking forward to having more sessions!
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Mitchell K.

6 Reviews
Lisle, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mitchell K.

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Learn to sing the songs that you want to sing! My approach to lessons gets you singing the genres of music that inspire you to create and express yourself right away. I've taught for 3 years. I studied at The Boston Conservatory for Classical Voice and since then, I have branched out to musical theatre, pop, and rock. I've toured with my alt/indie band multiple times, performing at multiple sold out shows for music that I wrote. I have experience performing roles in legit and contemporary musical theatre as well as opera. My training and understanding of the human anatomy coupled with a wholistic and positive approach to mentality has helped my students grow in ability and confidence. I welcome all levels of experience/all ages and I teach students of all gender identities. Some of my technical specialties include: belting, riffing/agility, breathing, loosening up the voice, vowel placement, and utilizing vibrato and straight tone.

About Mitchell

Hi there! My name is Mitchell. I've been singing formally for over 10 years now, studying all sorts of genres like classical, musical theatre, pop, rock, and hardcore. I studied Vocal Performance at The Boston Conservatory and shortly after, I started an alternative/indie band in the Chicago area wh

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Peter
Thorough balance of theory and performance
Dr. Mark
I am very pleased to submit a recommendation on behalf of Mitchell K.. Mitchell is an excellent young singer and teacher, able and willing to put his well-developed technique at the service of music and text with style and authority at such a young age. I have found Mitchell’s clear and resonant tenor voice quality refreshingly beautiful. His musicality and technique rivals colleagues years older. His understanding of vocal pedagogy and building young voices is extraordinary. In short, I could not recommend more highly Mitchell as a voice teacher and as a very talented singer of a wide variety of styles. He is a wonderful individual, bright, articulate, highly motivated, and would be a most positive influence on every student in his voice studio.
Stephen
Mitchell was incredibly supportive and really made me more comfortable singing in front of people. He made things easy for me to get better. He helped me belt more healthily and really boosted my confidence. He listened to me and let me work on the kind of music I wanted to learn and also pushed me to sing things outside of my comfort zone.
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Genevieve T.

11 Reviews
Riverside, IL
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelors of Music in Cello Perfomance from Cleveland Institute of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Genevieve T.

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Having 10 years of experienced cello teaching, I feel very comfortable helping my students understand the foundations of cello technique. I graduated with a Bachelors of Music from the music conservatory Cleveland Institute of Music, and got my Masters in Music from Northwestern University's Bienen School of Music.

In addition, I completed a 2 year rigorous Suzuki Technique Pedagogy Program where I am now certified to teach all 10 levels of the cello books. I am confident in explaining any questions a student may have. I love to make practicing a game, so that way we are developing the proper skills but also challenging ourselves while having fun! Even I can understand that practicing can get tiresome and dull at times!

As a traveling musician who has performed all over the world, I feel it is important for students to appreciate all types of music. While classical training and technique are absolutely crucial to the beginning stages of a student's development, I like to show ...

About Genevieve

I am a professional cellist, skilled in all solo, chamber, and orchestra settings. My playing has invited me into the top ranking music festivals in the world including Tanglewood Music Center, Aspen Music Festival, Music Academy of the West, and many others. These opportunities have led me to perf

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Tyler W.
Fantastic first lesson and 100% looking forward to more!
Addison
She has been doing a wonderful job with my daughter. My daughter absolutely loves working with her.
Nathaniel
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Farobag C.

42 Reviews
Orland Park, IL
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Music, English, Gujarati, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 2004 Excellence in Performing Arts or Literature from FEZANA
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Farobag C.

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Reiki is an alternative / complementary holistic therapy that helps invigorate and intensify the "chi" or life energy that promotes the body's natural ability to heal. It works both on the mental and physical planes to achieve a balanced state of well-being.

Therapeutic sessions are thirty minutes in length for both children and adults.

About Farobag

Music Director of the Chicago Philharmonia Orchestra since 1985, Farobag has also served as Managing Director of the University of Chicago Performing Artists Series from 1989 through 2002 and principal conductor of its resident professional ensembles. A skilled interpreter of Baroque literature as w

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Andreas - Marianna P.
Great experience!
Ambarish
Very good - deeply knowledgeable about music
Anginetta
Very good instructor

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"I'm a 31 year old singer in a Indie Rock band called Readen Roark. I have had little to no training prior to practicing with Benjamin. I was looking for someone to help me find my voice and help me figure out how to actually sing. After many years of trying it on my own and listening to vocal dvds, I bit the bulllet and swallowed a little bit of my pride and found Benjamin through takelessons.com. I immediately found results as far as realizing how I WAS singing isn't suppose to be how I AM to sing. When you sing, the feeling should be somewhat easy. Ben is helping me find that spot and easiness. I am eager to see my improvement as time moves on. Not to mention Ben makes the lesson enjoyable and easy going. It is something I look forward to and hope to continue for a long time to come. I am even tempted to bring him some of my band embers and work with the band as a whole. When the next album is ready for vocals, I will definitely try to have him there. Highly recommended."
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Took Singing lessons from Benjamin K.
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"Jason is a really good instructor. He’s an awesome drummer and he helps you discover your abilities by finding out what you want to play then walking you though it so you see yourself how it’s done. And he also makes sure you know the fundamentals every drummer should know. He even checks with me during the week to see how I’m doing and gives me excercises that help me improve. I’d definitely recommend him"
Preston
Took Drum lessons from Jason D.
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"If You Want Beyond a Great Teacher, Then Go With Matt

I have been taking lessons with Matt for over a year. I can honestly say, if you want drum lessons, then he's your guy! He is professional, personable, highly knowledgeable, patient, explains things very well, and very reliable. I have had 3 guitar teachers, 1 voice teacher, and 1 drum teacher before Matt and out of all those teachers, he was by far the best. There is a big difference between someone who does it for a hobby or just a little extra income and some one who has a passion and Matt has the passion and he really cares about his students. I can be really bad about practicing but he hasn't given up on me and is always encouraging. From my past experiences with teachers, a teacher that believes in you is a very important element in teaching, Matt has that element. If you want the best, I mean really the best you can find, then go with Matt. You will NOT regret it and nor will your child."
Vasilisa
Took Drum lessons from Matthew G.
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"Fantastic Since 2011

Jesse has worked with all 3 of my kids. Trumpet, piano and guitar, including voice. Jesse is passionate about music and sharing it. He loves what he does and his enthusiasm translates to the students. He inspires them to push their limits and really enjoy the experience. He is professional, experienced, interested, and easy going but very reliable--a rare combination."
Shawna
Took Guitar lessons from Jesse M.
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"Ronald is a really good instructor and I'm pleased with the progress"
Wesley
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Ronald A.
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"Although this was my first lesson with Brian, he is a perfect match for me. He has a gentle, docile personality, good humored and very patient. He's especially great with beginners, older students and special needs individuals. In close proximity so he didn't have to travel far. His teaching style, for me, is very effective and he's a very nice person."
Diane
Took Piano lessons from Brian P.
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"I selected Bonnie to teach both my great granddaughters (6 & 7 yrs old) piano 8 months ago. My granddaughters love her. She is wonderful with them. They are so excited sometimes they call me and play for me over the phone. I highly recommend Bonnie."
Sherri
Took Piano lessons from Bonnie P.
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"Ms. Julie is a great teacher. My daughter loves taking voice lessons from her."
Laurie
Took Singing lessons from Julie L.
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