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yusuf M.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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yusuf M.

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I spend a lot of time gearing my lessons to each specific student. Obviously we will learn songs that you are interested in. But in addition to that I write out specific exercises to help my students learn while also making it something that is fun and interesting to play so that we are not tied solely to learning from a book when it is not necessary. I can also help with songwriting, improvisation and other creative pursuits. The genres I am well versed in are pop, rock, classical, jazz, blues, funk, etc.

About Yusuf

I've been playing guitar for 14 years. I have always had a passion for learning as well as performing music and I continue both of those practices to this day. I am a strong believer in gearing each lesson plan to a students individual interest and will write out individual exercises and arrangemen

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Matthew N.

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Naperville, IL
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Awarded Most Improved Musician from Birch Creek
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Matthew N.

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Matthew has studied guitar for over 15 years. He has played professionally in the Chicago area for over ten years.

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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 mu

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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!

Susana O.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Susana O.

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I was born and raise on Peru, South America. My interest in music began when I was 9 years old. I came to USA when I was 17 and started attending college. I have take several music classes at college level like Music Theory, Music History, Piano, Voice and Ensemble. I finished my Associates degree in Fine Arts in Music in 2010. I have over 10 years of experience teaching music to students of all ages. I teach guitar and piano and I use different methods according to the student's needs. I also hold 2 recitals a year so students can show their hard work.

About Susana

Education is one of the most valuable things you can acquire. Knowledge stays with you wherever you go and you can use it in the less unexpected situation. I was born and raise on Peru, South America. My interest in music began when I was 9 years old. I came to USA when I was 17 and started atte

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Joseph K.

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Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Bachelors of Music Education from Millikin University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joseph K.

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Every music lesson is fun and encouraging!!! The music lessons will involve prizes, games, and ending each lesson with something positive, but also something to practice. Students will be motivated to play their favorite songs, and also learn to read and write music. Please do inquire to learn more about Joseph or his teaching style.

About Joseph Patrick

Joseph has a total of 10 years teaching experience and performs professionally around Denver, Colorado. Joseph is a certified Illinois teacher with a Bachelors in Music Education from Millikin University. He's a former Chicago public school music teacher and also taught internationally in Seoul,

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John
I was extremely pleased with Joe Kelley's approach to teaching my grandchild. He was very patient and demonstrated a unique ability to bond with my grandchild. I will recommend him to other people who are interested having their children take on line music lessons.
Marie Jackson
I highly recommend Joseph Kelley. He’s great with my two daughters. My girls have been learning a lot and practicing piano willingly! I enjoy his positive attitude and unique fun lessons.
Kathy
Joe is very competent and patient as a teacher.
All students are fortunate that Joe is sharing his talents.
I recommend Joe without hesitation.

Jonathan G.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches Beginner
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Jonathan G.

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I played guitar when I was a boy and now teach Acoustic Guitar plus Electric Guitar and Effects. I specialize in songs from the American Songbook (show tunes movie themes, etc) plus the blues and improvisation for working musicians.

About Jonathan

Professional musician since age 11 in NYC. Specializing in online lessons. Worked with the Coasters, Drifters, O'Jays, Platters & Temptations plus the Ringling Bros/Barnum & Bailey Circus before the age of 30. Earned a Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance with a minor in Jazz Studies from VCU in

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Kwesi A.
Jonathan is very very patient and has all the skills to train everyone. I will recommend to everyone who needs to know, study and enjoy the excitement in playing piano, guitar and singing .
Daniel
He has a good ear and can help quickly with transcriptions. More importantly, he also gave some practical advice.
Ami K.
My son enjoys his music lessons with Jonathan, who is infinitely patient teaching what can be a challenging instrument. My son responds well to Jonathan's instruction, and he appreciates having access to a professional performer as a teacher. Jonathan encourages my son to learn a variety of music, including both challenging classical pieces and more recognizable popular and jazz pieces, which helps to sustain his interest in the lessons.
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Lola M.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Music Therapy from NVCC
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lola M.

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Each lesson is tailored to fit each individual student. We will cover genres of music that is of interest to you, using music you enjoy most so learning the guitar will be fun. Even if you have experience playing guitar, I will be able to show you alternative strum patterns, picking patterns, useful techniques, tricks and short-cuts to make playing easier. This applies to whether you are learning acoustic, classical or electric guitar. I have a blast teaching and my students have fun learning!

About Lola

I have more than 30 years of musical experience. I’ve taught guitar, piano, bass, and theater in private schools, art schools and I’m currently teaching at Classic Axe Guitar Gallery in Gainesville, VA. I’ve taught over 250 students in all levels of experience, tailoring each lesson to fit each stu

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McKenzie
Can’t say enough about Mrs Lola ! My daughter Kenzie is learning so fast and is super excited about her lessons.
Martha M.
She is the worst tried calling her multiple times never answered only took my money doesn't want to return it or return my calls the worst !! Experience I have ever had.. My daughter was very excited and you made this very stressful gor her..
Nick
Lola is a professional at what she does. From the moment I walked into my first lesson, I could tell she was very knowledgeable about music. Beyond music, she is a very kind and welcoming woman who is patient and understanding. She talks with you and really cares about what you're saying. She is a great teacher for anyone of all levels of experience in music and I recommend her for everyone.

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Northbrook, IL

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Northbrook is $63. 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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"I have been doing lessons with Andrea now for about 6 weeks now. I have attempted to learn guitar multiple times throughout my life and have never made substantial progress. With Andrea's instruction I have made drastic improvement and my the confidence I have in my playing has also increased. Andrea makes the lessons enjoyable, relevant, and has an acute awareness of where your at in your learning journey and how to get you to the next level quickly. It's been a VERY positive experience thus far. I look forward to many more lessons with him."
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Took Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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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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Juan is an amazing teacher. He balances lessons with fun and work. My daughter has not only learnt so much, but comes out of each lesson with a smile."
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Took Guitar lessons from Juan C.
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"Paul has been the most amazing instructor. I have never played the electric guitar before and his level of patience has made it extremely easy for me to learn. He writes lesson plans and assigns "homework" appropriate for your level of experience which helps in learning or further developing your skill. I plan on continuing to take lessons with Paul for quite some time."
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Took Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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"Avi works with my 8 year old son once a week. He is prompt, friendly and my son looks forward to seeing Avi every week. My husband and I could not be happier with this experience."
Theresa
Took Guitar lessons from Avi B.
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"Greg is a awesome teacher with the knowledge of all types of music.
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Took Guitar lessons from Greg D.
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