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Hilo W.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Hilo W.

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As a musician, I am also a freelance artist an I have my own painting studio and gallery as well. I love to travel and teach so this is why I would love to teach online.

I believe that no matter music or art, they are all medium to nuture your own creativity and make you feel more alive.

I always encourage my students to be imaginative when it comes to interpret music. I believe one can play well have to learn how to appreciate music first.
Only with the students' own internalization of the music, the music can be alive.

To play music well means one has to understand the song from all different perspectives, not only the techniques but also the learn the musical themes that the composer intended to express.

And the most interesting part comes to the performer add his/her own touch and imagination, preference to the original piece.

I would love to share the joy of playing music with my students.
I will teach my students the lessons of techniques and expressions separately ...

About Hilo

I am passionate and enthusiatic piano teacher that loves to share my knowledge and techniques to my students from all ages and different background. I try to make my lesson to be easy to be understand, fun and engaging. But I always like to challenge my students from time to time, in terms of tec

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Teresa L.

19 Reviews
Ingleside, IL
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1991
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Teresa L.

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Piano is the general instruction of the instrument. I have taught lessons for over 23 years where I have been traveling to the homes.
The students learn not only the general concepts but they also learn Theory which is the understanding of what lies underneath the music itself.
I have an easy going personality with the students learning how to play the piano, but I also want the students to work to their full potential.
The students learn not only the basics of the piano itself, but they also play fun songs, such as popular songs that they know.

About Teresa

I am a graduate of Northern IL University with a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education. I have 22 years of teaching experience where I have traveled to the homes. Students enjoy my passion that I have with the instrument. I started teaching in 1991 and have been teaching several students since

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We are very happy with out piano teacher. My 7-year old, my husband and myself have been taking lessons with her for several weeks now. Thank you Terri!
Awesome teacher! Thanks to Teresa , my son plays confidently. He has improved his music reading and progressed so much, Teresa is the best.
Terry is an amazing and patient instructor. Every week she works with me to improve my technique, and learn the love for music. To learn to read music and more. Thank you Terry for your patience this is a great experience for me, being 33 hasn’t stopped me from learning the piano and Terry is very patient with me.

Katarina L.

1 Review
Westmont, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Slovak, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Magister in Musicology from Comenius University
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Katarina L.

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I am trained in Russian technique using relaxation movements that prevent painful cramps in wrist and forearm. I have been teaching primarily children from age 4 in music schools and homes since 1987. I like to motivate them by letting them choose their favorites, like songs from Disney movies or some other popular songs. I am very patient and encouraging. I am happy when I see love for music growing in hearts of students.

About Katarina

I attended six years at State Conservatory and graduated with Magister degree from Comenius University in former Czechoslovakia. I performed during my college years with a chamber vocal-instrumental ensemble. I started teaching piano and music theory in 1987 at a music school and later I was givin

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I have wanted to take piano lessons all my life but never had the time. Katarina has been very patient and caring with me. She’s an excellent teacher for me because she takes time, fully explains things, and has confidence in me that helps me to go further. I am so glad I have Katarina as my teacher. Thank you!

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Ceste S.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Awarded Music Scholarships from Bryan College/M.A. Cooley
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ceste S.

23 Reviews
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For beginning piano students, I use Marilyn Lowe's Music Moves for Piano series. If a student already has purchased piano books or has piano books from an older sibling, I would not ask the student to purchase more books until we had used what they already had to its full capacity. For adults and older beginners, I try to find out what the student is interested in, and guide my instruction accordingly to keep the lessons engaging and fun, no matter their ability level.

About Ceste

I'm a passionate, motivated instructor who loves working with students of all ages. In 2003, I graduated from Bryan College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education with a vocal emphasis and in 2011, I graduated from James Madison University with a Masters of Arts degree in Music Educat

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Ceste has a great ear and is willing to meet you wherever you are in your skill level. She cares about what kind of sound you dream of, identifies your natural strengths, and works those into realistic goals to work towards.

She practices using the Alexander Method. Her expertise in how the body affects the voice actually gave me a ton of useful information to successfully identify the cause of some chronic health/pain issues (although she never offers medical advice, I was able to integrate her feedback about what was affecting the quality of my voice into medical care with my Drs).

Thanks Ceste!
She is a really good teacher and teaches you step by step and helps you on things that you have trouble with and shows you ways to improve on something
Ceste is a fine piano teacher! Even though I was 64 when I started taking lessons, she reassured me that I'd do fine! She is very patient and easy to get along with. Always pleasant and very knowledgeable about her trade! She has a vast array of talents for her years!!

Brandon G.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Awarded School Orchestra Volunteer of the Year Award from Freeport Intermediate School
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Brandon G.

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Brandon G. has been privately teaching/mentoring Violists for 7 years. Within the first few lessons, you will be able to understand the basic instrumental/music fundamentals and as time progresses, you will be able to improve your Viola playing abilities at a much more developed level. I use the Essential Elements for Strings method materials, Suzuki method materials, and my personal music library. Feel free to ask any questions you may have - I look forward to working with you and help you achieve your instrumental/music goals.

About Brandon

Brandon G. is a diligent and success-driven educator with over 6 years of experience in the education field and is currently available to accept new students for weekly online lessons via TakeLessons Classroom, Zoom, and Skype. He offers 30, 45, and 60 minute online lessons. He has worked with many

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Easy to work with, straightforward lessons that get things done.
Brandon is a great teacher. He is very patient, always takes extra time to help in understanding techniques and provides tips for practice. He always provides constructive feedback which helps in learning and is encouraging. If anyone is looking for a violin teacher, I would highly recommend Brandon.
Brandon was a great viola teacher for my son. He was very thorough and helped to prepare and perfect a piece for a youth orchestra audition.

Omer A.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Hebrew, English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Omer A.

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Hey there explorer!

So you thought the violin is only meant to play Classical music? Think again!
With over 13 years of experience in improvisation in many different musical styles on the violin, I will show you the methods to explore and teach yourself any type of musical style you'd wish to play!

Although being mainly a Jazz violinist, I have performed and recorded in many different musical genres and improvisation styles including Blues, Trad Jazz, Rock, Indian Classical music, Bluegrass, Jewish Klezmer music and more. Since students spend most of their crucial development time individually in the practice room, as a teacher my biggest ambition is to teach my students 'how to be your own teacher' (I know it's kinda shooting myself in the foot :] ). Based on my 20 years experience playing the violin and other instruments, my training in Alexander technique, teaching artistry, psychology, philosophy and meditation, I've accumulated a set of methods and ideas about how to ...

About Omer

An award-winning Jazz violinist and a graduate of The Newschool of Jazz, I would love to offer you my unique approach to learning this incredible and versatile instrument. Through ear training and improvisation we will learn how to master the instrument whether you're interested in playing classica

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Omer has been an excellent teacher! I’ve over heard several lessons with him and my son and I’m always impressed by the breath of knowledge he has. In just a few weeks my son has been inspired to play the piano for hours at a time. Originally Omer was going to teach my son violin but they switched to piano so that they could explore their common interest in composing music for film. I am immensely pleased with him and recommend him wholeheartedly!
Lucy D.
First lesson ended with such a good feeling of well being. I believe I am in the right hands. Omer is patient; and he listens as well as talks.
Lenna P.
I have been playing in a string quartet with Omer for two years and I can easily say he's one of the most talented musicians I've ever worked with. He's also a kind, intelligent, and reliable person. Judging from the skills he displays in quartet work I have no hesitation in saying that he is a wonderful teacher.

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