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Matt M.

10 Reviews
Mokena, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Matt M.

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I have been teaching guitar for over 13 years! I cover all playing styles and all guitar-intensive genres including: blues, jazz, rock, classical, pop, and folk. Curriculum is always student-specific.

About Matt

Hi! My name is Matt M. and I am the owner and founder of Black & White Music Services, Inc., a professional music education and production company. I began teaching at a fairly early age and moved to teaching privately over 9 years ago. I have a deep passion for music and the guitar and do my bes

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Great friendly instructor!
Kevin K.
Matt continues to challenge me. His teaching methods are great - he doesn't just teach techniques, he immediately puts techniques to work by applying them to a song I would like to learn. He is also very good about explaining the reasoning behind certain techniques/habits.
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Matthew N.

30 Reviews
Naperville, IL
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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.

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 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!

Matt H.

1 Review
Warrenville, IL
Starting at $40
  • Classical Guitar and Music Business from Southern Illinois University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
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Matt H.

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In my lessons we work on finding your own musical voice. Whether you are a beginner or advanced player, we will work on the tools to give you a solid foundation. We will also work on some of your favorite songs! This helps keep the creativity flowing so that the students are always engaged in the lessons.

About Matt

Hello everyone, My name is Matt Hines. I have been teaching guitar for 14 yrs. In high school I was the first chair guitarist in Jazz Studio Orchestra Big Band. In 2003, I attended Southern Illinois University where I studied Classical Guitar and Music Business. I graduated in 2007 and began t

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Steve B.
Great guy
Knows his stuff and makes it fun to learn

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Marty L.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Associates of Science in Music Performance from Monroe Community College
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Marty L.

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I have been studying the guitar privately and formally for over 13 years now. I have been performing in bands for all of that time, in addition to solo performances. I have proficiency in a variety of genres and have studied classical guitar, resulting in an Associates in guitar performance. I have also attended the Berklee College of Music as a guitarist.

About Marty

Hello! My name is Marty and I am a guitarist. I have educational and performance experience in a variety of styles and approaches, and would love to help you progress with the instrument in any way that you wish! In addition to playing with a variety of bands over the years, I have also

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Dean
As a beginner with no experience I found Marty to be a great instructor, helping me advance my guitar playing while developing enough of an understanding of music theory so it all made sense.
darryl thornton
Marty was awesome , a real nice guy and told me of his mucial experience . I'm glad I got him to teach me the way of playing my bass .
Gavin E.
He did a great job engaging my son!
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Greg L.

31 Reviews
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Starting at $29
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Guitar Performance and Pedagogy Instruction from DnD Music
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Greg L.

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Over the last decade of teaching guitar full time to hundreds of students, my passion remains the same - teaching my students how to play the guitar, not just the songs. My own journey as a heavy metal lead guitarist and songwriter who's transitioned to classical music, folk and the blues has prepared me to teach how to play the guitar in almost every single style of music.

About Greg

For the last thirty years, from the day that I got my first electric as a teenager, to my work today as an acoustic guitarist for the band, Timberwood, and currently as a teacher of more than forty students a week, my life has been devoted to the guitar. I'm an experienced veteran of the meta

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Tom M.
Greg quickly assessed the starting point for our lessons. He said it was helpful that I had filled out the survey form in advance of the first lesson. He seems to have a good balance between correct form and good sound. I’m looking forward to working with him.
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Elena D.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Vocal Studies and Vocal Performance Certificate from Musician's Institute
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Elena D.

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I teach young children using fun songs, games and classical guitar technique. I also teach adults and specialize in contemporary guitar. I welcome many styles of music, pop, rock, as well as folk genres of Latin America. I emphasize good posture, tone and musicality, and always a high level of enjoyment with the process!

About Elena

Hello! Music is my life and my biggest passion. I've been a working musician and a teacher for several years and there's nothing more rewarding than sharing all I've learned so far with my students, to nurture their goals and aspirations and to make them aware of the great instrument they already

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Kayden
Give great information on how to improve singing ability
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Mary
I was looking for a way to practice conversational Italian and the lessons have been a perfect way to do that. Very helpful!

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Oak Park, IL

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Oak Park is $65. 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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Laura is a fantastic teacher! I'm delighted to learn to play the guitar and feel blessed to work with Laura... :-))

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"Rob is an accomplished guitarist and composer. He is amazing in terms of technique. If you think you have some level of technique already, he'll help you fix any flaws. If you are just starting, he'll help you start at the right place which will get you excited about building skill levels on top of skill levels. Highly recommended."
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"Rhonda has a calm and gentle way with my pensive 13 year old daughter. She felt completely at ease after the initial five minute introduction and she has been looking forward to her lessons ever since. Rhonda is a very experienced musician and is versed in many musical genre, which allows her to assign music that will excite the student and makes learning fun."
Peggy
Took Guitar lessons from Rhonda S.
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"Been playing for years, still learning something every class

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"I have taken lessons from matt for over 5 years and have progressed immensely as a guitarist and a musician. He is versatile in all sorts of playing and can help no matter what style of music interests you. 10/10"
Will
Took Guitar lessons from Matt O.
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"Russ is a straight up musical genius that has decades of experience playing the guitar. He will make you think of music in an entirely different way and his unique approach to the guitar makes learning so much easier. Definitely worth it!"
Joe
Took Guitar lessons from Russell S.
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