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Phil C.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $75
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 17 to 90
  • Awarded Presidential Scholarship from Columbia College Chicago
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Phil C.

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I teach every student the technical skills and applied theory necessary to work in any contemporary style on guitar. I use the "Be better than you have to be" approach. Want to be the best on a bad day? Be better than your chosen style requires. I studied classical and jazz in order to excel at rock, folk and blues.
You will learn to read music and charts for guitar, as well as movable scale patterns, movable chord forms, and how to apply it all to master the fretboard.
Have you hit a road block? I can help. Are you brand new and want to be sure you understand the instrument completely? I can help.

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.
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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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Ryan B.

94 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • BA in Ethnomusicology from University of Illinois
  • Teaching since 2013
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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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Jesse W.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master's of Music - Jazz Studies from University of North Texas
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Jesse W.

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I have been teaching lessons of all skill levels and styles to students of all ages for the last 6 years. I have a Masters in Music from UNT as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Music from TCU. I enjoy getting to meet new people and helping them to find what interests them in music. I enjoy seeing what I do benefit others as well as watching them progress steadily. The student always comes first!

About Jesse

Hi! I have been teaching lessons of all skill levels and styles to students of all ages for the last 8 years. I have a Masters in Music from UNT as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Music from TCU. I always put the interests of the student first, and structure each lesson to best fit their needs. The s

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Mr. Jesse is a very effective teacher and my 16 year old daughter has progressed very quickly in playing classical guitar and violin in just under two years. The lessons are very productive while still being very enjoyable. I'd recommend him for both for students who are learning a new instrument or already have a musical background.
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Lee Q.

68 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $24
  • Speaks English
  • Master of Music in Instrumental Pedagogy, Bassoon from Belmont University
  • Awarded Army Achievement Medal from U.S. Army
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Lee Q.

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Lee teaches acoustic guitar using a holistic and minimalist musical approach — you only learn what you really need to know. Learn how to play songs and have fun while you increase your guitar skills.

Students can learn on a steel-string acoustic guitar or a nylon string (classical) guitar. No note-reading is required to learn chord progressions, song structure, and effective strumming and picking patterns for folk, blues and rock acoustic guitar.

Lee offers her own visual materials and chord grids, popular acoustic songs, and select acoustic guitar method books. She's also a Beatles expert and can take you from "Twist and Shout" to "Blackbird".

Lee has performed and recorded as a singer-songwriter-guitarist since 2001, including hundreds of performances in the New Orleans area, ten years of performances at the Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, and appearances at acoustic venues across the USA.

• Award-winning performing singer-songwriter
• Bachelor of Music Education from Loyola ...

About Lee

Minimum age: 8 for ukulele 10 for guitar/bass guitar 12 for bassoon Lee Q. has a master's degree and comprehensive experience in music instruction and performance, including solo performance, orchestra, concert band, folk/bluegrass orchestra, chamber ensembles, rock/blues/folk and cover ban

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Violet
She is really nice and a great instructor, especially for beginning guitarists. She is patient and encouraging, and tailors your class to your interests.
Christine Hargrave
Lee is a great instructor! She lets me choose the kind of music I want to play but also provides structure and great guidance. Taking lessons online has been easy and it makes no difference that Lee and I are on opposite sides of the country. I highly recommend Lee!
John Bowman
Lee is an excellent music teacher. She has helped me get past my utter lack of confidence in my musical ability. After a year of guitar lessons with her patience and guidance I'm having fun and have gained the confidence to progress much further. I take both online and home lessons from her. I highly recommend her at all levels.
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Joe N.

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Teaches Online
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  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Guitar Player Of The Year from California Country Music Association San Diego Chapter
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Joe N.

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I tailor my lessons to the individual student. I strive to help my students accomplish their goals and above all have fun!

About Joe

I'm an active member of the San Diego music scene. I have performed throughout the U.S. and Canada as a member of several touring bands. I have extensive studio experience with my own projects, and as a session guitarist. I teach many styles including blues, rock, funk, R&B, and country. I was nam

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Daniel
Joe is a great guitar teacher. He is very patient. I learned a lot from Joe. Will continue the lesions with Joe.
Justin
Joe is a great teacher and very accomplished guitar player. My skills have increased so dramatically over the last 18 months under his instruction that I'm kicking myself for not finding him sooner!

We generally focus on electric guitar - Blues, Rock and Jazz, but I know Joe teaches many acoustic-oriented clients as well. I highly recommend him.
Randy
Joe is an excellent Teacher and Guitar player with many years of experience.
No matter what level you are at beginner or even a experienced player Joe can help you take your playing to the next level. He has a lot of knowledge about gear as well amps, guitars, pick ups ,effects, tubes, Guitar set ups and also, how to get the best tone with what you have. He a awesome Guitar player with so much
to offer. He is a great teacher and instructor. If you are looking to learn how to play guitar or take your guitar playing to another level Give Joe a call you won't be disappointed. He is a great guy and you will be happy with the results.
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Camilo G.

Teaches Online
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  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music from Fundación Universitaria Bellas artes
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Camilo G.

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Hello, hope you're having a terrific day!

To begin describing my lessons I have to say that I am an energetic and positive human being overall! I truly believe that we are able to learn anything faster if we have fun in the process. The online sessions that I'm offering will focus on specific exercises that will help students develop their technique and their musicality at the same time. My classroom is located in my recording studio, which is a professionally treated space. A great advantage of learning with my setup is that we can also focus on recording techniques, achieving a professional sound, editing, mixing and mastering, which are essential skills that a modern musician should acquire.

P.S. I'm a professional musician with more than 15 years of experience.

About Camilo

Hello, I hope you're doing great! I am a professional guitar player and music producer. I graduated from Fundación Universitaria Bellas Artes with a Bachelors of Music, specifically electric guitar. My students can expect an enthusiastic and positive teacher, that will give them plenty of fun exe

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"My 8 year old raved about Joshua being her favorite teacher after her first lesson. Joshua creates a lesson plan that's incredibly effective, time efficient, and focused on empowering the students passion for music. My daughter felt safe in his home and we were both impressed by his teaching tools in addition to his guitar collection. Last, he's got a great attitude and is relentlessly positive. Highly recommend!"
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Joshua B.
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"My 8 year old son had his first guitar lesson with Lonze last night and it was beyond amazing. Lonze is a wonderful teacher and extremely passionate about music. My son actually asked if he could have a 4 hour lesson from now on. :) He is beyond excited for his future lessons. We highly recommend Lonze."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Lonze R.
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"Really loved his teaching style and his interest and knowledge in the subject! Can't wait to learn more from him!"
Aakash Parekh
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Blake C.
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"Steven has been amazing!! I have little to no experience playing guitar, but I'm already getting the hang of playing well known songs! He does a great job of critiquing but also making the lesson fun! He tells me exactly what I need to do and the tools I need for the following lessons, so I always have a plan AND it's all in the comfort of my own home. I would highly recommend Steven, and if you're skeptical about taking an online lesson, don't be, because the attention Steven gives during lessons makes you feel like he's right there! Happy Strumming!"
Bianca
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Steven B.
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"Wow! I adore Keith. He’s so patient & knowledgeable. The lessons are constructed according to the students pace. I’ve learned more in just 2 lessons with him than I did with weeks of online courses. Would definitely recommend!"
Tiffany
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Keith D.
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"Greg was an incredible guitar teacher for me, he consistently worked with me to make lessons that I would want to learn, and helped me find my own path in music. Often times teachers have a set curriculum and idea of how someone should progress through their learning, and I'm sure Greg did too but I was probably not the best student for that. I was so focused on wanting to be a song writer and also maybe not the most practiced student, but he'd work with me and come up with these lesson plans that revolved around learning new chords and progressions and then when we'd get to a point where I had a basic understanding of some of it we'd try writing a song with these new learned chords. It was very helpful and even if I wasn't making leaps and bounds of progress every week Greg helped me feel like I was. I can't thank him enough for the experience. I would recommend him to anybody that asked and if I still lived in Helena I'd definitely still go to Greg for lessons."
Anthony
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Edward W.
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"James brings experience, patience, and a solid plan to help make you a better musician. As a beginner he is helping me grasp the fundamentals so that I have the tools necessary to take on the next challenge in my journey to become a musician."
Charles
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James R.
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"First lesson was fantastic. Jordan was very patient and helped my daughter on her first guitar lesson!"
Evelyn
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"Great time learning online! Another skill accumulated. Very patient and professional teaching. Many thanks, Andrea!"
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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