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Wesley D.

10 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $132
  • Speaks French, English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Wesley D.

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Emerging Opera and Musical Theatre Performer

Experienced Voice and Music Educator

Versatile Theatre Director

Passionate and Supportive Mentor

About Wesley

The voice can be fickle, mysterious, and deeply frustrating. I know this because I struggled to connect to my own voice for a long time. However, with the right direction and commitment, our voices can be fulfilling, powerful, and free. When I feel connected to my voice, I feel exhilarated.

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Dave
Wesley is an excellent instructor. He is patient, guiding and very supportive. He is fantastic about giving praise and building confidence and provides very helpful feedback when needed. I feel I am advancing more quickly that I thought I would which I credit to Wesley, his instruction and the encouragement he consistently provides. You will not find a better piano teacher!
Nooshin F.
I found him knowledgable, patient, and very understanding
Ellen N.
Awesome. Fresh, young, knowledgeableand good at teaching...very impressive.
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Phil C.

27 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $75
  • Music Composition and Performance from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaches students 17 to 90
  • Teaching since 1993
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Phil C.

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I've worked with students who came in struggling to find pitch and they've left with powerful voices. I've worked with professionals looking to open a new opportunity and they did. This isn't rocket science, there's no secret formula. But, I do work very hard to help you discover the unique and powerful qualities of your voice. This and proper technique are key.
You can include other instruments in these sessions.

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
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Very helpful, knowledgeable, and a good teacher.
Ed B.
Very knowledgeable and put me at ease right from the beginning.
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Deanne T.

4 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $100
  • Speaks French, Italian, Latin for singing
  • Bachelor of Science in Speech from Northwestern University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Deanne T.

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If singing brings joy to your heart, I'm here for you.
Do you want to sing Broadway show tunes, karaoke or jazz standards? I'm your teacher!
I have performed in over 35 musicals, plus cabarets and private parties.
With several decades of musical theatre experience and singing jazz, as well as over a decade of teaching hundreds of students, I can help you reach your singing goals!

About Deanne

Do you love to sing? Does it bring joy to your heart? Do you especially love to belt out show tunes and the American Jazz standards? Deanne is your voice partner then! Deanne T. is a professional musical theatre performer, graduating with a theatre degree from Northwestern University, and a f

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Ilana
Deanne really helped me grow as not only a singer, but as a performer! I saw great improvement over my three years working with her and she the most caring and supportive teacher!
Maya
Deanne has been so wonderful with this shift to online teaching. Deanne is talented, patient, intelligent, and really makes any student improve tremendously. Any student is lucky to learn from Deanne.
Franc N.
I agree with everything the other reviewer and student said. Deanne is very knowledgeable, positive and enthusiastic. And she makes voice lessons really enjoyable. I was on the fence with taking voice lessons and I am extremely glad I went with it, and Deanne is a big part of this reason.
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Val K.

42 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks German, Italian, French, Russian
  • Awarded Crescendo Award from Bel Canto Competition, Chicago
  • Teaching since 1999
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Val K.

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I've been teaching singing for over 20 years now and you can check out some of my students' work on my YouTube channel. I've been working with some new and upcoming artists signed by Columbia Records and Warner Brothers!

About Val

My name is Val and I am an expert in teaching voice. I have been enjoying helping singers and musicians for over 15 years and so very proud to have clients who have already climbed to #1 on Billboard charts and are successfully developing their careers with major labels such as Columbia Records and

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Sabrina C.
With Val i don't hap to look no farther Which was a worry for me but no more worry, when
i first Saw Val i Know he would be the Coach
for me look at that out going face what Stand out is Val know and do Studio and theater per-formance in Person and on-line, before Class i
heard Val do a on-line Class i ask him then he
told me he Sound great i throught some one else was in his Class as i went in i saw nobody Come out , i throught to my self i want Val to teach me what he teach to that on-line student, what i need is to be able to do a full range voice then Come back into my Chest Voice. my lesson With Val today i see he Can take my Voice where it need to go i did a full range with Val and it was what i was looking for in a Vocal Coach, i have Confident in Val he Know what y're Voice need and With out a doubt he will get u there, ty val
Maurice
Has adapted well to my unorthodox & rebellious learning style.... Definitely feeling the support
Mike N.
I'm a beginner and Val was very patient. He started me out with some great basics for me to practice and enforced that I should make it fun!
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Rebecca G.

39 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $43
  • Speaks Italian, German, French
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Rebecca G.

39 Reviews
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Learn to sing freely and confidently! In singing lessons you can learn vocal techniques, musicianship skills, performance skills, and songs of their choice or anything you'd like! :) Music games can be played with younger students. 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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Kelly G.

23 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 2 to 65
  • Teaching since 2006
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Kelly G.

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I teach both classical and contemporary vocal techniques. Classes/private sessions are tailored to the individuals goals and current vocal standing. The curriculum is created specifically to each person differently. All sessions are broken into technique and performance work as we addressed and needed or each vocalist.

About Kelly

First Opera instructor to Laura Bretan, America's Got Talent 2016 GOLDEN Buzzer winner and youngest Opera Star. I feel there is a great deal of talent in the youth of today, and that it is my job to provide a knowledge and understanding of how to best use that talent. I try my best to provide a

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Alexis W.
Great. Very personable and easy to relax with. Great exercises and homework I feel is doable as my first ever vocal lesson. Can't wait for my next session :)
Junie
My 5 year old daughter has become a stronger dancer with Ms. Kelly as she builds up for her recital. We are truly lucky to find such a dedicated and talented teacher.
Tracey
I was very lucky to have found Kelly. I had always dreamed of having artistic talent but I am not a naturally good singer. Within two years, I have gone from singing in the shower to having developed to stage performance. Kelly has taught me so much from the artistic expression of singing to the mechanics of turning my voice into an instrument. She has an incredible ability to listen to my voice and pinpoint the exact adjustment I need to make it sound great. She's such a fun person to be around that I always look forward to my next lesson. Her positive attitude and approach is also a testament to her high level of professionalism. She provides feedback that is positive. but also helps me improve She is the perfect combination of teacher and coach and I would highly recommend her for anyone interested in singing.

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"James, besides the lessons, gives me helpful information on improving my singing, and also information on my other interests including guitar, harmonica, songwriting and comedy. As an added bonus, he gives me useful information on nutrition, writing, and other topics of information. Also many ideas on how to practice and words of encouragement. A great teacher. Definitely several points above average."
Paula
Took Singing lessons from James W.
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"My daughter has been taking lessons with Matthew for a few weeks now and even she notice the difference in her singing. Matthew is a great teacher and we know my daughter will get very far with him being her voice coach ."
Aminah
Took Singing lessons from Matthew G.
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"Melody makes lessons really fun and age appropriate. My 9 yr old daughter is enjoys her and loves going."
Suzanne
Took Singing lessons from Melody M.
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"Josh made the lesson fun. Even after one day I could feel a difference in my singing."
Ray
Took Singing lessons from Josh L.
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"I had a great lesson for my first class Rebecca is a great vocal coach can’t wait for the next class can’t wait"
Kevin
Took Singing lessons from Rebecca L.
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"She was very helpful!!!"
Nicole
Took Singing lessons from Heather M. L.
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"It was amazing! He doesn't just teach u singing but he makes you very comfortable to be around and comfortable with yourself and with your voice I recommend him very much"
Isaiah
Took Singing lessons from Justin W.
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"Great Experience ...Highly recommended!!!!"
Leonard
Took Singing lessons from Kathryn Z.
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"(Genesis C.) Ms. Barbara is an amazing voice teacher! She is the best voice teacher one could have! She is kind, patient, encouraging, and she is very intuitive about my voice. She also makes our voice lessons fun, also. I predominantly sing soprano and her feedback is helpful and thorough. No matter what range someone sings in, I definitely recommend her! After every lesson, I feel like I’ve learned something new! I already enjoy singing, but I feel even more motivated, confident, joyful and excited about singing after she works with me! Thank you so much, Ms. Barbara, for your wonderful instruction!!"
Angela
Took Singing lessons from Barbara D.
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"Mrs. Amanda has been so kind, patient, and talented. She is truly knowledgeable and that is evident in her flexibility when teaching. She is there for you and gives you all the tools and encouragement to do your best. Any student would be lucky to work with her!"
ciara
Took Singing lessons from Amanda K.
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