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Phil C.

27 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $75
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1993
  • 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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Very helpful, knowledgeable, and a good teacher.
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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
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • 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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Sean H.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Jazz Studies from San Diego State University
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Sean H.

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I've been playing guitar in pop, rock, and jazz settings for several years, and strive to teach all of my students how to best express themselves musically. If you would like to play in a band, learn how to write songs, or even learn to improvise, I can help you achieve your musical goals.

About Sean

Hello! My name is Sean H, and I am very passionate about helping my students accomplish their musical goals. I have been teaching for over six years and also have extensive experience as a performer. I have received several musical awards, including the prestigious Louis Armstrong Jazz Award and hav

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Sean is fantastic. An excellent, patient, and understanding teacher. 10/10 would recommend.
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Chris C.

76 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
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Chris C.

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Are you interested in being able to confidently play lead and rhythm parts in a band? Want to learn to write songs? Want to learn to just strum along to your favorite records by yourself?

I will teach you or your child all of the knowledge and tools needed to do whatever your dream is on your instrument. My aim is to help every student achieve their personal goals on their instrument within the context of a relaxed and patient environment that promotes a love of music!

I achieve this by:

1) Individualizing lesson plans so that each student stays engaged and learns in the style that is best for them as learners.

2) Ensuring that students learn BOTH how to play their instrument as well as the theory behind what they are playing. This creates a more well-rounded musician that is capable of problem solving on their instrument and being able to play in a variety of settings.

I have been playing music for over 10 years and teaching private lessons since 2014. I ...

About Chris

Are you interested in being able to confidently play lead and rhythm parts in a band? Want to learn to write songs? Want to learn to just strum along to your favorite records by yourself? I will teach you or your child all of the knowledge and tools needed to do whatever your dream is on your instru

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Scott N.
Having not had a guitar lesson in almost 50 years, Chris made it easy to talk bout my goals, and immediately show me some techniques and licks that will be helpful. Also really appreciate the recorded video of the lesson and extra materials he sent as follow up.
Patrick
Chris took the time to find out my goals and where I was at as far as skill level, then tailored the lessons to be fun yet challenging. Looking forward to more lessons.
John G.
Outstanding teacher. I have had literally 20 teachers in my 40 years of on and off guitar playing and Chris is by far the best. He works to you and your capabilities and not to his pre-planned lessons. You feel no guilt and want to learn and push yourself more. I have progressed more with him than any instructor so far. Hire him!
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Glenn W.

75 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Glenn W.

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I specialize in providing a great foundation for learning the instrument. Too many students, new to the guitar, get frustrated and quit after just a few lessons, because it falls short of their expectations and they find they are not progressing. I make certain to keep the enthusiasm intact through the entire learning process by making sure the student is actually playing the instrument. I like to think of my method as "Fast Track to Playing Guitar"; my goal is to keep the student's interest in the instrument at a sustained level while they are grasping the fundamentals. Because I also teach Voice, and work professionally accompanying myself on the guitar, I can combine these attributes for my students, should they desire to sing and play. I have uncovered many a student who never fashioned themselves as a vocalist, begin singing and playing with astounding results. Just another option made available to my students.... My success rate of having my students continue with the guitar ...

About Glenn

I have been active in the entertainment industry since the age of 12, when I gave my first professional performance. Prior to that I was already being introduced to music with years of guitar, and then vocal instruction. I do not remember a time of my life when I was not singing somewhere; in the ho

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Keith Z.
Has a good insight in today’s vocal music!
Charlie M.
Glenn is fantastic!
Aaron
Such a confidence boost. Glenn helps you know what you’re already doing well, as well as what to improve on.
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Mariah B.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2020
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Mariah B.

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I am a patient and encouraging guitar instructor who can explain (what can sometimes be rather complex) content in an easy to understand and age appropriate way. I strive to make my lessons exciting and informative for my students at all times.

We will cover the fundamentals and foundational elements of guitar and music theory that can be applied and later translated to other subjects! I will also help my students set and reach attainable goals with their music and performances.

So, go grab your guitar, and let’s get started so you can move on to the intermediate level!

About Mariah

I am a certified voice teacher ready to take your music abilities to the next level. I have a strong passion for music, which I have been studying for over 13 years. From the time I was ten years old, I have been formally singing in select choirs, musicals, and solo performances; and I have been for

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Brooklyn B.
She is the best! Very patient and very good at explaining things.
Aimee
Mariah was thoughtful and patient. She is delightful.
Nathan C.
made a brand new/shy singer feel comfortable and lessons are alot of fun.

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The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Palos Hills is $68. 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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"Very knowledgeable and patient. I learned quite a bit in my brief interactions with him, and the homework (at home practice) was challenging but fruitful in terms of the skills I acquired."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Trevor S.
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"I love the passion behind his teaching. I felt he really took in to consideration the style and music that I wanted to learn/play. He also challenged me by picking songs that had different skill levels that I would not have learned if trying to teach myself how to play. He has an incredible background in music (of all genres) and teaching. I highly recommend him for anyone no matter their skill level."
Olivia
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Matt has a great background in music anchored in rock n roll with over thirty years of experience. He shows his knowledge with patience and step by step instruction. He has a firm knowledge base and an easy style for teaching. I would recomend Matt for any level of instruction from novice to experienced guitar playing."
Steve
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Matthew H.
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"Robert is a very nice and remarkable teacher to learn guitar from. He is very patient with student with no background in music. He is very personable and continuously motivates his students to want to practise the guitar."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Robert P.
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"Best Instructor ever! I learn something new every class! Andrew is a very patient and encouraging teacher. I highly highly recommend Andrew!"
Chris
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrew C.
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"Over the course of several months, Omar guided me to a comfort level with guitar I never knew could come so quickly. Omar is engaging and knowledgable, combining practical guitar knowledge with bits of theory when I was interested in learning what's behind the nuts and bolts. He's flexible and open with his approach, tailoring it to my interests in music and also answering questions I had when buying my first guitar. And, he's a great guy! I would highly recommend Omar to other prospective students of any instrument."
Owen Miller
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Omar W.
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"My daughter, age 9, had been taking guitar classes with a local face to face teacher for a year yet I felt that she hadn't accomplished much. Through a series of questions from Tanesha she was able to create and tailor the lessons that best suited her learning skills & her skill level. In the other class, she hadn't even played a full song. However, through Tanesha she was able to play happy birthday just in time for her Grandmother's bday with in a month. She is also very good at informing you of their progress. This was our first time taking online classes and it has been a wonderful experience thus far. I highly recommend Tanesha!"
Michelle
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tanesha M.
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"It was a very productive lesson. Ben was able to teach a lot of things in the limited time given, and he gives enough material to work on that can easily last me a week. He makes his lessons enjoyable and educational at the same time."
Cengiz
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ben Z.
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"I started taking lessons with Dan randomly but quickly grew to enjoy and appreciate his unassuming style and incredible versatility so much that I signed up both my kids. And now they love him too. I can't recommend Dan highly enough."
Nathanael
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Daniel E.
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"Adam's been a friend of ours for years. My husband and I finally got around to getting some lessons (we've played on and off for years). So far we've learned so much from Adam. He's helped us learn how to tackle the songs we've wanted to learn for so long. highly recommended!"
Joan
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Adam K.
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