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Oliver H.

25 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $55
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Oliver H.

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I teach rock keyboard with a focus on fun. I've spent many, many hours playing songs from the Beatles, Spoon, Radiohead, Sufjan Stevens, Bon Iver and many more. I received my piano proficiency from Knox College where I majored in music.

My beginning students always start with a song that they love. As soon as those songs are internalized the application of scales will become a necessity, but will never take precedent over rhythm and feel.

Are you ready to start your adventure into the world of piano?

About Oliver

I specialize in upright bass, jazz bass, funk bass, bass technique, and rhythm. I will inspire a positive attitude and good practice habits that will help any student succeed. I’ve extensively studied jazz, latin jazz, funk, rock music, hip hop, bluegrass, folk, and composition. I can also tea

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Brookelynn C.
Amazing first experience. Oliver made me super comfortable and shared a lot of knowledgable resources
Benjamin
My son is very happy with Oliver as his teacher. They seem to have a good rapport and he (my son) is enthusiastic about his lessons.
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Bill L.

37 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $24
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese, English
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
  • Teaching since 2012
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Bill L.

37 Reviews
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First time playing piano? Resuming after years or decades of not playing the piano? No matter your age or experience, you can always learn and improve!

I have close to 10 years of tutoring experience, helping children and adults embrace piano and music.

I recommend just starting with a single lesson to see if we are good fits for each other and start a roadmap to progress toward your goals! My rates is for a one-off session, so it is extremely negotiable if we work together regularly.

About Bill

I have always been a self-studier my entire life. Being able to learn with just books and your brain is a crucial skill to have. However, I know not everyone (and sometimes even myself) have the discipline and motivation to keep going during hard times. Or maybe the teacher/professor is not the best

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Daiqing
Bill is very patient and knowledgeable, explained everything clear and give great suggestions
Fjorelo
Intelligent and very good at explaining, he manages to make you understand what is best for you and good at advising you.
highly recommended!!!
Anthony
My son loves his class! Bill teaches well to my 9 year old, my son understands him, has fun and is learning so much. I couldn't be happier.
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Susan M.

9 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $125
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 8 to 88
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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Susan M.

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Expert Piano Instruction by Ivy-League and Conservatory Trained Steinway Artist, for serious students ages 10-18 years old and adults.

About Susan

Study Classical Piano with an International Steinway Artist! Learn to play the piano, duo piano and chamber music or be accompanied and coached for your recital or audition with Susan M. I offer premium quality musical instruction and stress the importance of a sound foundation which includes the

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Aparna
Susan is not only an accomplished musician, but she is also an amazing teacher and mentor. She elevated my daughter’s musicianship and helped her find her true potential as a classical pianist. My daughter’s success as a competitive pianist is due to Susan’s instruction, encouragement, and guidance. When we started lessons with Susan, we struck gold!
John
Susan is an experienced concert pianist with world-class expertise in the instrument, yet she is also an approachable educator + coach who has done a great deal to advance my technique and interpretation. I’m glad to have found her. Advanced pianists will be pleased to find someone who can help raise their game even further, but regardless of your skill level, I don’t think you’ll regret signing up with her.
Patricia C.
Susan was a PERFECT match for me. I really hate leaving her great knowledge. She has poured out to me her expert knowledge. Unfortunately, I am unable to continue. Susan is a teaching jewel to be cherished.
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Jesus G.

21 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Awarded Scholarship to study a Bachelors degree in piano pewrformance. from Conservatory of Mexico state.
  • Bachelors degree in Piano Performance. from Conservatory of Mexico State
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Jesus G.

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A solid, artistic, and flexible piano technique from the beginning. One of the fundamental parts in learning to play piano is to learn the basics of piano technique, which includes proper posture of the body when sitting to play piano, proper fingers, hands, and arms position. The development of the arm and hand flexibility in order to learn the legato and staccato performance from the beginning of the piano studies.

Throughout my 20 years of teaching experience I have developed different methods for children and adults to build a flexible and artistic piano technique that has worked with all my students.

The proper use of the arm rotation, wrist flexibility and how the wrists and arms help to lead the direction of the phrases are fundamentals to attain a beautiful and rich tone .

About Jesus

Jesus has more than 20 years experience teaching piano and 10 years teaching the Suzuki piano method, with dozens of his students playing successfully in recitals, competitions, and auditions around the Chicago area. He completed his Masters of Music in Piano Performance with a scholarship from

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Johnathan B.
Jesus is really good. I really enjoy my time learning with him
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Tereza M.
Great teacher! Knowledgeable and patient
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Stephanie Y.

27 Reviews
Westchester, IL
Starting at $34
  • Bachelor of Arts - Violin Performance from University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2004
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Stephanie Y.

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I love tailoring lessons to my students! Music is personal and I want to make sure you're learning what you're interested in or need to learn in order to prepare you for auditions or keep up in groups you play in. I always ask students for a list of music they're listening to or want to learn - nothing's off limits!

While I prefer working out of Piano Adventures Method Books for piano students, I'm happy to work out of materials you already own.

About Stephanie

I started Suzuki violin lessons at the age of 3 and went on to receive a Bachelor of Music degree from UW-Milwaukee. In following years, I did post graduate work at Alverno College and went on to complete Suzuki teacher training in Suzuki Books 1-4. Besides teaching private violin, viola, and piano

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Negar A.
She is incredibly patient , positive, cheerful and kind. She has been a blessing in our daughters life and through the chaos of Covid , she kept the passion to learn and play violin alive in her heart . She always has a big bright smile and a huge heart . Super accommodating and responsive… We love her and are grateful to have her teach our daughter .
Cora
Stephanie is so easy to work with and very knowledgeable. Love her! Learned so much in my first half hour.
Marlee
Stephanie was so patient and very informative. I absolutely love her positive correction. Neither Marlee my 7 year old or myself have any knowledge of the violin and she has been excellent.
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Rebecca G.

39 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $43
  • Speaks Italian, German, French
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Bachelor of Music Vocal Performance from Chicago College of Performing Arts
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Rebecca G.

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My goal as a piano teacher is to help you play what you want with ease! Piano lessons consist of technique such as scales chords arpeggios etc, repertoire, and music theory! I'm also open to working on songwriting, improvisation etc. or just about anything! :) If you have any questions feel free to contact me or sign up for a free trial TakeLessons Live to get a feel for my teaching style!

About Rebecca

My name is Rebecca and I am a Classical/Indie singer/pianist living in Chicago! I have been teaching since 2017 and love working with all ages and levels of singers and pianists. My goal when teaching a student is to be a resource to help them reach their full musical potential by setting realistic

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Lilly
Wonderful teacher!
Nora
My daughter had a wonderful experience and is looking forward to continuing!
Cortez *.
I felt like it was the best experience that I could have with a teacher in the subject that I wanted

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"Based on one lesson, Matthew was terrific. On time and my son really liked him. He'll back next week for lesson 2. Really upbeat attitude and very easy-going. Plus he really knows his piano - just want to make sure I mention that. Good teacher no doubt. As my son gets to know him I am sure he'll have no problem getting more excited about learning the piano."
Pete
Took Piano lessons from Matthew G.
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"So far first lesson went very well."
Jessica
Took Piano lessons from Juan M.
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"Ricardo is the BEST, he is very talented, he got the ears to hear small detailed nuances of a song's tone, he can catch any small mistake in a music play. Best musician I have ever met. He is an expert as well as teaches piano (classical and contemporary), keyboard, guitar (acoustic, electric and bass), voice, song writing, and band assembly. He is every creative and most importantly, he knows how to teach. Should listen to his CD, its amazing!!! He played almost all of the instruments. Highly recommended."
Susan
Took Piano lessons from Ricardo P.
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"Mr. Caleb how to play the piano in 3 MONTHS. I am forever grateful to this amazing teacher."
Juan
Took Piano lessons from Caleb F.
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"This 5 star review is long overdue. My daughter has been taking piano lessons from Jonathan for 2+ years, and we couldn’t be happier. Jonathan is an extremely knowledgeable musician, and his approach is a great mix of instruction, patience, and fun. It’s been an overwhelmingly positive experience."
Phil
Took Piano lessons from Jonathan H.
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"Minoo is an excellent teacher! She's very patient and she makes it fun. She actually had me playing songs by my 2nd lesson! For someone who had no idea how to read music let alone play the piano before she walked through my door, I find it quite remarkable. I would highly recommend her to anyone wanting to learn how to play."
Rachael
Took Piano lessons from Minoo M.
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"Andrew has taught my four-year-old son for a few months now and he's been amazing! He does a great job with very young learners, keeping the lessons fast-paced and fun, with lots of creative games and activities. My son has made quick progress and is getting a strong foundation in musical theory. Even in doing our classes online the last few weeks, Andrew has kept the lessons engaging and fun. Thank you Andrew for all your hard work!"
Christie
Took Piano lessons from Andrew Y.
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"Mr Ryan is great with our daughter Chloe, and she has looked forward to piano lessons with him every week!"
Chloe
Took Piano lessons from Ryan B.
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"Bil is knowledgeable and encouraging. I’m a beginner piano student, with aspirations of playing jazz. And while I’m not yet playing any jazz standards, Bil has taught me the beauty of extended chords, how to quickly build certain voicing of 7th and 9th chords, and encouraging me not only to play with them, but also to start modifying other songs I’ve already learned with said chords. His love for music theory and composition are evident, and he is eager to share his knowledge with his students at their own pace and level of understanding. For anyone considering Bil, I would encourage you to take a lesson with him and experience his easygoing yet focused teaching style."
Guy
Took Piano lessons from Bil M.
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"My daughter loves her piano lessons with Tim. Great teacher!"
Norah
Took Piano lessons from Timothy H.
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