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Ryan B.

90 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ryan B.

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I've been teaching guitar for 5 years helping students develop a love for the instrument and learn more about music along the way. There are many styles I'm comfortable teaching from folk (fingerpicking or flatpicking), rock, blues and funk and I would love working on developing a unique style of your own. Within the first few lessons you'll have a solid base of strumming, picking and chord changes and even a few simple songs under your belt. Moving on from there I will craft lessons to move you toward a "goal song," making sure to cater your progress to your needs while keeping a focus on good technique. I enjoy working with students of all ages and experiences and I can't wait to meet you!

About Ryan

Ryan is a musician from Logan Square who plays a plethora of different instruments. He specializes in guitar, banjo, mandolin and ukulele, but also dabbles in accordion, piano, drums, harmonica and several others. Learning to play instruments is one of the true pleasures in his life and he hopes he

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Ryan
I have been working with Ryan on the Banjo for over a year now. He is incredible patient, encouraging and seriously knows his stuff!
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Michael B.

3 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2014
  • BA Guitar Performance from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Michael B.

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I am a recent Berklee College of Music graduate living in Chicago. At Berklee, I was the first rock/metal guitarist to receive the "Jimi Hendrix Award." This award is given to the best guitarist at the school. I've played and studied many styles of music ranging from classical, traditional, blues, country, rock, and metal.
Besides teaching, I have a passion for songwriting and performance. Here in Chicago, I am currently playing with various bands and writing my own music. My teaching style is very "goal-oriented," and I will teach students to set short-term goals, medium goals, and then demonstrate to them how reaching the short and medium-term goals leads to accomplishing long-term goals. I envision teaching much like my teachings at Berklee where once my lesson was finished, I only wanted to go home and learn more. If you want to learn multiple styles from someone who is truly passionate about the instrument, I'm your guy!

About Michael

Hello, my name is Michael! I have been playing guitar since I was 10-years old. Aside from being a teacher, performer, and songwriter, I would define myself as a "guitar nerd" because I love every aspect of playing. I still practice every day and have an insatiable hunger for new opportunities to p

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Colin C.
I'm 2 lessons in and so far Michael has been a great teacher. He is exceptionally skilled and has a wealth of knowledge to share, as well as being very good at listening to what I am trying to accomplish and creating well thought out exercises to help me progress. Highly recommended!
Lori
Michael has incredible patience with students from beginner to extremely advanced. His excitement about mastering guitar is infectious. He instills confidence in any student and is genuinely thrilled when they achieve their goals. I highly recommend Michael as a teacher.
Sarah
Michael is an amazing guitar player! He is extremely disciplined with a wide array of experiences. He was acclaimed by peers and professors at Berklee. Michael brings the dedication and talent that will help students succeed. If you want to learn from the best of the best, learn from Michael!
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Ayme F.

17 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Japanese, Spanish
  • Teaches Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ayme F.

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I teach students from beginner to intermediate in music theory, chord and solo studies. From there we can get more advanced and work with song writing and more specific styles like flamenco and blues.

About Ayme

Music can be as simple or as intricate as you want to make it. I will to teach you how to make the most of whatever knowledge and skill you have and to have fun while you do it. My tastes are all across the board, rock and roll, country, metal, opera, I love it all. So, let me know what you are int

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Very professional and patient.
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Ayme is a great teacher, makes learning very easy to enjoy....

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Jomaliz C.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jomaliz C.

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If you are new to the guitar, we will learn about the instrument itself. The different parts, and what they do. Also, how to care for it, so it will perform well for you. We will work hard to have you playing something as soon as possible, but not under pressure.

Soon after you begin, when things progress well, we can try learning a favorite song that you choose. We'll start out very basic. Probably just playing the tune one note at a time. Then we'll do the chords and then play it together.

My favorite part of teaching is seeing someone do well on their instrument. When the work pays off, and everything starts making sense to the student, and they are learning new things on their own.

About Jomaliz

I am a performing singer, songwriter and pianist, and love to teach music. I am a certified vocal coach and piano instructor. Voice students can expect to grow class by class and develop their voice towards a professional level. My unique vocal teqniques will expand your range and better the quali

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Lenise
Jomaliz was very attentive to my needs. She helped me with my vocal range, breathing and gave me a lot of techniques to get me ready for my audition. She definitely knows what she's doing. She was great! I plan on continuing my lessons with her.
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Lucas B.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • BA, Music from Skidmore College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
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Lucas B.

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My goal is get the guitar and music to make sense to YOU personally, so that you can help further your musical journey in your own time outside of lessons. Any style, genre, and skill level!

About Lucas

I have been teaching private lessons professionally since graduating college in 2009. I actively record and tour as an experimental, jazz, and rock guitarist & composer, but I can teach in all styles and skill levels (including extended techniques and effects use) in addition to music theory, compo

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K.P.
I've worked with Lucas for a while now and he is an amazingly patient, intelligent, nurturing teacher. He explains things incredibly clear and breaks things down in a very efficient and positive manner. He also has an amazing ear and is so quick at transcribing music by hand, which is really helpful when you need a score on the spot. A very guy honest who can help steer any student in the right direction toward what they're looking to achieve. He's equally great with kids and adults!
Anne
Lucas is a dedicated and patient teacher who has helped me understand the skills needed in playing guitar. I enjoy all of the music he has given me to learn during our lessons.
Nat Q
I had a great lesson with Lucas. He’s a knowledgeable, patient instructor, and he was able to break down complex concepts in a way that was easy for me to understand. I’m looking forward to my next lesson!
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Kevin M.

49 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $31
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Bachelor of Science in Music Education from Penn State University
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Kevin M.

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If you are brand-new to the guitar, I'd love to jump right in and teach you a fun song right away during your first lesson. I like making this as fun as possible while you're learning a lot about the guitar. If you already know how to play, I'd like to help you gain a better understanding of how the guitar applies to basic music theory. I want to help you truly gain your independence as a guitar player. In my opinion, there are only two things that really matter when learning how to play the guitar: 1) Having fun and 2) Learning a lot. That's what I hope that you can attain by learning from me.

About Kevin

Hello! My name is Kevin, and I am looking forward to teaching you everything I know about music! I've been singing at Walt Disney World for over 23 years (and I still am currently) with the Voices of Liberty, the Dapper Dans of Main Street, and Four For A Dollar. I have a Bachelor of Science in Mus

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Carl L.
I would like to start out saying I’m a 66 year old beginner acoustic guitar player. Kevin was very good in assuring me that the guitar isn’t that difficult to learn and proved it in my first lesson. He makes you feel at ease and throughly explains the lesson.
HayleyTreen T.
He is amazing with me i have special needs autism and he is the best teacher and i prefer him to alot of my therapist
Ana B.
Kevin makes learning fun. My daughter is singing great and having a blast with Kevin.

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Palatine 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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"I’ve been taking lessons with Robert for over five years now and i believe his patience, cool personality, and vast musical knowledge have really kept me engaged with music and always wanting to learn more. Robert teaches a wide variety of music and theory and will always be able to provide quality intrusction for whatever you are interested in. Great teacher, great guy, highly recommend him."
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"My kid really enjoys the lessons with Jason, he says that he is a nice teacher that shares some of his own experiences that he can relate too and makes the lessons fun."
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"I just finished my first lesson. It was eye-opening and musical life-changing. I look forward to my next lesson and many more."
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Took Guitar lessons from William G.
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"I have been taking lessons with Kevin for a few months now and i look forward to our bi weekly sessions. Kevin has a vast amount of musical knowledge and is easy to talk to and work with, he is understanding of skills and weaknesses and will benefit any student who wants to learn.
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Took Guitar lessons from Kevin T.
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"Stan uses his skills as an accomplished musician to not only instruct students but to instill a love of learning about music. He is able to work with each student's needs and interests to provide outstanding music education. Stan offers many different types of music lessons but it is his patience, talent and unique teaching style that set him apart from other music instructors."
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"Took vocal and guitar lessons from Phil and both helped me tremendously and gave me the skills needed to be a professional musician. Highly recommended!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Phil C.
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