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Phil C.

27 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $75
  • Speaks English
  • Music Composition and Performance from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaching since 1993
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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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Ed B.
Very knowledgeable and put me at ease right from the beginning.
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Carrie A.

11 Reviews
Frankfort, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business and Music from University of Toledo
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Carrie A.

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I’ve been teaching and performing professionally for over 15 years. I have my BA in music and business. I have had some amazing experiences along the way. I've worked with world renowned vocal coaches, sang at Carnegie Hall, and played on various cds to raise money/awareness for charity proj

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Janice (Tony) G.
Carrie is great! She is very patient, positive and encouraging. We have three members of our household taking lessons from her, and she tailors the lessons for the individual goals, levels and interests of each of us.
Steve H.
Had a great time and look forward to more lessons.
Logan P.
It was awesome! Great experience with Carrie and she got me playing within our first lesson! Couldn't be happier!
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Ryan B.

94 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Ayme F.

17 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Japanese, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Arts from Long Island University
  • Teaching since 2006
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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 into

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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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Jake B.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Jake B.

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What makes lessons with Jake fun is that he is very approachable and friendly. Jake has experience teaching kids in the classroom and also online- he is good at both! You can expect to have some fun while gaining a solid foundation in the basics and making progress towards your goals.

Jake was born near Seattle, WA, and was always a natural when it came to music. He taught himself how to drum at an early age, he started composing original music. Motivated by curiosity and passion, he also taught himself how to play guitar and ukulele in college, as well as the art of mixing and music production.

His interest in music took him to the quaint town of Bellingham, WA, where he combined the studies of music theory, recording, and creative writing, and he majored in Songwriting at Western Washington University.

Around this time, Jake began playing in bands and playing gigs locally. Local gigs led to regional tours, which in turn paved the way for national tours with the bands ...

About Jake

People often tell me that I'm approachable and friendly, so that makes our lessons extra enjoyable! I have experience teaching kids in the classroom and also online. You can expect to have some fun while gaining a solid foundation in the basics and making progress towards your goals. I was bor

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Jase
Jake was extremely friendly and enthusiastic during our lesson! He was very flexible and willing to teach depending on what I was interested in, and skilled enough to give immediate examples of how to apply those skills. I would highly recommend him for Ableton lessons!
fernando
I still plan on continuing learning from Jake. He's way of teaching is very helpful for my way of learning. Very patient and won't rush anything moment of the time you're learning from him.
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Jordan C.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Speaks English
  • Classical Guitar Performance from Metropolitan State University
  • Teaching since 2005
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Jordan C.

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Hi! My name is Jordan. I LOVE the guitar and I want to teach you how to play or help you improve your skills! I teach both acoustic and electric guitar for beginners. When you take lessons with me I will provide a relaxed, calm, and peaceful atmosphere for you to increase your confidence, be yourself, and learn at your own pace. I can help you to overcome any obstacles holding you back!

I will create lessons tailored to your unique individual needs, structured based on step-by-step methods.

I love teaching pop, blues, jazz, R&B, soul, neo-soul, classical, folk, world, classic rock, light rock, pop rock (No heavy metal, hard rock, etc.) and much more! Tell me the songs you want to learn!

I can help you learn any song by breaking it into 4 parts: 1) left hand technique 2) right hand technique 3) rhythm 4) melody

I can teach you strumming and fingerpicking styles, chords, pick techniques, and soloing. I can also teach you music theory and how to read music if you are interested.

I

About Jordan

Hi! My name is Jordan. I LOVE the guitar and I want to teach you how to play or help you improve your skills! I teach both acoustic and electric guitar for beginners. When you take lessons with me I will provide a relaxed, calm, and peaceful atmosphere for you to increase your confidence, be yoursel

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Jaelin T.
Jordan is a great teacher. He's been patient with me so far as I am still learning how to play guitar and also factor it in to my busy schedule. He's also planning to teach me how to play my favorite songs which is awesome as well. I would recommend Jordan to anyone who is trying to learn how to play guitar.

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Palos Heights 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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Took Guitar lessons from Ben H.
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"Kevin really took the time to make sure my daughter understood and made the lesson fun. She was already excited about learning but she was nervous. After just her 1st lesson she is so excited and has confidence in herself that she didn't really have earlier. She can't wait to practice and so him her improvement by the next lesson."
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Took Guitar lessons from Kevin M.
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"I’ve been playing guitar for years but self taught. It got to the point where I needed help getting past some hurdles. Randy has been exactly what I was looking for. He took a quick assessment of where I was and what I was looking for and put me right on track. The lessons I received were a great value to me. I highly recommend Randy. Also, he’s a cool guy that plays some seriously cool music with real soul. The real deal!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Randy D.
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"Ayme is fantastic teacher and very patient. I had to suspend my lessons with her due to some personal things going on, but I can't wait to get back. A really great teacher."
Mike
Took Guitar lessons from Ayme F.
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"I'm enjoying my lessons with Scott. He has taught me a lot. He makes playing and learning exciting. I can't wait for my next lesson."
Joan
Took Guitar lessons from Scott S.
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"Wow! Barbara is a very professional instructor with great communication skills. I believe that she is one of the best teachers I've met."
Madison
Took Guitar lessons from Barbara L.
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"Had a blast! Nicole is so very personable, funny and very helpful. Can't wait to become a rockstar!"
Olivia
Took Guitar lessons from Nicole C.
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"Michelle is here to teach me what I need to learn and not just what I want to learn like to learn. Some teachers just want to make a quick buck and show me a song without basics...it slowed me down even more. So I am very happy to have chosen a female and a knowledgeable one with lots of patience."
Janet
Took Guitar lessons from Michelle W.
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"After my very first guitar lesson ever, I'm happy to have Matt as a teacher. He is very good at communicating and seems very knowledgeable. I look forward to growing under his instruction."
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Took Guitar lessons from Mathew M.
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"I can't say enough good things about Earl's instruction. He's extremely knowledgeable and talented and yet responsive, inspiring, and kind. Rather than applying a narrow and rigid approach to teaching, lessons are built around my abilities and interests and he has taught me new ways of looking at music and playing guitar. I feel very fortunate to be one of his students."
David
Took Guitar lessons from Earl C.
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