Private Guitar tutoring lessons Palos Park, IL.

100% guarantee. Private Guitar instruction for kids and adults. Classes designed for beginners or advanced guitarists. Book a teacher now.

“Today is my opportunity to practice guitar.”

Popular Guitar Teachers in Palos Park, IL

Or other areas around you:
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Ryan B.

76 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA in Ethnomusicology from University of Illinois
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Ryan B.

76 Reviews
Book Now
Private Guitar Teacher

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 Jefferson Park 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

Recent Reviews
Zachary
Darshak S.
Tim
Ryan provides thorough and patient instruction.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Spencer N.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Communications from Southern Illinois University
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Spencer N.

Book Now
Private Guitar Teacher

I'm into recording and composition using simple apps - students will immediately learn fun sources for loops and ways to level themselves up by learning exercises and how they relate to their own recorded creations. By taking useful tools and making them available round the clock on a phone as well as handwritten notes during a class, students will explore midi, home recording skills, and flexibly learn a vast spread of cool handheld functions.

About Spencer

I'm so excited to get into music with the amazing spread of people out here! It's fairly daunting to take up a new skill, so I'd like to say that we're going to find a path that keeps interest and skill levels up. You are not required to suffer. Using several fun (and, importantly, very free) apps

Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Chrissy S.

49 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks German, Dutch, French
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 5 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Chrissy S.

49 Reviews
Book Now
Private Guitar Teacher

We'll have fun with the Leonard book and Beatles songs!

About Chrissy

Originally born in Germany, Chrissy developed a passion for music, language and teaching early on. Right out of High School she helped her mother, who was an educator at that time, write and stage-manage a children's Musical which found great response from the audience. During her Music studies in

Recent Reviews
Paula D.
Carl
Chrissy was incredibly helpful in determining how I learn and then devising a series of lesson plans that help me learn in the easiest and fastest manner. It's been great so far and I expect to make quick progress because of her skills and personality.
Joseph A.
Chrissy is a very competent and understanding teacher. As I wasn’t a typical student for her, she quickly changed her lesson structure and tried to cover content in different musical genres. She was patient with my progress and encouraging. I think I learned quiet a lot of information and hope to continue my lessons hopefully in the near future.

Meet Online Guitar Teachers Serving Palos Park, IL

Jomaliz C.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile

Jomaliz C.

1 Review
Book Now
Online Guitar Teacher

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

Recent Reviews
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.

Andrew D.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Associate of Arts from HCC
  • Teaching since 2008
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile

Andrew D.

36 Reviews
Book Now
Online Guitar Teacher

Hi there. I'm Andrew. I have been teaching for about 10 years now and it has become one of the things I truly love to do. When I am not writing, reading, gigging, touring, or recording, I love to teach people the things that have made my life so colorful.

With a little push in the right direction, you can become an active participant in the things you love. No more watching from the sidelines. Become the musician, writer, speaker, reader that you have always wanted to be. It's never too late! Trying something new or asking for help can be intimidating, but I am happy to show you that the rewards far exceed the costs. Trust me, I speak from experience. I've taught personalized lessons for nearly 10 years now without a single complaint. At this point in my musical career, the majority of my experience and attitude has come from being "in the field". I've played everything from small dive bars to music festivals with crowds of thousands and been on tour and lived the whole life more ...

About Andrew

Music is my life. As cheesy as that phrase goes, for me, it holds true. Everything I do and have been doing has been geared towards music. I've been in one working/gigging band or other without break for the past 10 years. I began intensely learning to play guitar at the age of 9 and have not stop

Recent Reviews
Belyn J.
I appreciated that Andrew has taken the time to get to know my child and what she’s interested in about learning guitar. She is excited to learn with me, which is what every parent wants!
Candice C.
Andrew has the patience of a saint! He will put you at ease and teach you step by step. I feel very lucky to have a found such a nice, patient teacher! Can't wait to learn more from him!
joe S.
Andrew is an amazing teacher and my son is so happy learning from him!

Rick P.

32 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 7 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile

Rick P.

32 Reviews
Book Now
Online Guitar Teacher

I design my guitar lessons around each individual student and strive to keep the lesson light and enjoyable while also aiming for a high standard of education. Whether you are looking to play for pleasure at home,around the campfire,or want to learn practical music theory for composition and/or improvisation. I have instruction programs for all levels and styles from beginner to advanced and from ages 7 years on up.

About Rick

I been playing the guitar professionally for over 20 years. In that time I had the good fortune to perform and record with some really good musicians. I've played in various bands ranging from rock to jazz and flamenco. I received my bachelor's degree in recording engineer and record producer fro

Recent Reviews
Navreet K.
It was awesome experience my dye enjoyed it.
Ruby
Jeremy J.

A Better Way to Learn

Expert Teachers

Top rated instructors guide you in every step of your journey

Personalized Lessons

Your style, your pace. Customized lessons designed for you

100% Guaranteed

Try a lesson. If you're not satisfied we'll refund your unused balance

Connect Locally or Online

Local Lessons

No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing guitar teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

Online Lessons

Is your dream guitar teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Palos Park, IL

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Palos Park is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
30 min
$38 average
45 min
$52 average
60 min
$64 average

How It Works

Here's why 2 million people a month use TakeLessons

Match

Find your perfect guitar teacher in under 3 minutes. Need help finding the right teacher? Call our friendly student counselors at 877-231-8505877-231-8505.

Meet

Your instructor will motivate, support, and inspire you. Meet up with your teacher in person or connect with them online anywhere around the world!

Master

Each guitar lesson is customized to help you grow. Learn faster and easier than ever with personal attention from an expert instructor.

Educating the World

310
Lifelong learning subjects offered
6,483
Amazing, inspiring, supportive teachers
2,045,044
People that use our platform each month
3,004,877
Lessons given around the world

Why TakeLessons?

  • Easy and Hassle-Free
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Background Checked Teachers
  • Over 3 Million Lessons Given

Hear From TakeLessons Guitar Students

Over the past 12 years, we've given over 3,000,000 lessons to happy customers around the world.

Profile_99046_pi_2016-05-02%2009.08.14
"Steve G: A Superb Instructor

I'm a student of Steve G.'s and am in my 40's. I had previously taken classical piano lessons from the age of 7 until 18, but I wanted to try my hand at guitar. Having come from a long line of teachers in my own family, I am well acquainted with the great (but often under-appreciated) skill it requires to be a quality instructor of any kind. A superb instructor (like Steve G.) should possess the following qualities:

1. Patient: Prodigies or masters of their art often lack the ability to convey their ability on a small scale to their pupils. Steve is an amazing performer and artist, and yet he is humble enough to walk alongside you, particularly when you are establishing the fundamentals of guitar technique. He will find the areas that need work and allow you to see how a small amount of persistence can result in large gains.

2. Encouraging: Steve is always optimistic. You can feel his passion for music in every word he speaks. He has the rare gift of making you see the flashes of your own talent, and he will help you build on those. He will not only help you figure out ways to overcome your obstacles in playing, but he will also deepen your appreciation of the instrument itself. He even went with me to the store to pick out an awesome acoustic guitar!

3. Individualizing: Steve doesn't have a once-size-fits-all method of teaching. He is a very keen and observant instructor who will challenge you based on your progress as well as your natural abilities. He will get to know you as a human being and as a budding artist. He will find ways to allow you to take your own inspirations and use them to drive you forward in your musical exploration.

4. Exemplary: Steve has tremendous integrity, not only as an artist but also as a professional instructor. He is also a tremendous guitarist with a broad repertoire, and watching him play will motivate you to become even better.

I hope this review is helpful to anyone who is considering taking lessons. Sign up with Steve and you won't regret it! Good luck on your journey!"
George
Took Guitar lessons from Steve G.
Profile_172151_pi_Sally%20Gates%2001
"Sally's teaching style is great! Very friendly and knowledgeable. Looking forward to take more lessons from her.🙂"
Mayesha
Took Guitar lessons from Sally G.
Profile_154743_pi_1545762_10208498870130315_9114968058285099165_n
"Mike tailors every lesson to my skill level and needs on any given day. He always leaves me with something new to work on. He is sensitive to my musical tastes and often suggests songs and chord progressions he thinks I will enjoy practicing.
Mike is a talented player and teacher, with a deep appreciation for the many styles and genres of guitar playing. A lesson with him feels like jamming with a friend. I highly recommend him as a teacher."
Steve
Took Guitar lessons from Mike H.
Profile_242759_pi_35115e67e1da45c4f2ed08e5c0cbb80bd5ec6550
"Very patient, kind and knowledgeable! Highly recommend!!!"
Sam
Took Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
Profile_55455_pi_picture-66
"Great instructor. Very knowledgeable and patient while teaching."
Chris
Took Guitar lessons from Jeff S.
310358_4kbfq5ynfpggz5v83zcc
"We are so happy we found Brandon,we had our third lesson this week and already my son is learning so much. I would recommend Brandon to anyone looking for a teacher that down to earth and really enjoys teaching guitar to his students.We look forward to continuing lessons with Brandon and watching my son excel at guitar playing."
Melanie
Took Guitar lessons from Brandon P.
Profile_139534_pi_36888018_1678820012233729_3275345959759904768_n
"Love working with him he’s helped me improve greatly in just my first five lessons and makes it fun to learn."
Jason
Took Guitar lessons from Henry A.
Profile_96651_pi_Studio%20Recording%202016%20%283%29
"My son has been taking guitar lessons for the past 2 years and we are delighted on his progress. George is a great teacher and inspires my son to do his best."
Enelyn
Took Guitar lessons from George F.
Profile_194500_pi_rachel
"She was very helpful and genuinely passionate about wanting to get me excited about learning."
Chuck
Took Guitar lessons from Rachel H.
Profile_81878_pi_guitar%20lesson%20photo1%20final
"Don was wonderful with our son Brett, who enjoyed his first lesson immensely. We are definitely in this for the long haul with Don! He was very patient and very attentive to Brett."
Brett
Took Guitar lessons from Don D.
View More
View Less

Popular Guitar Articles from our Blog

6 Common Questions About Beginning Guitar

Thinking about taking guitar lessons? It's one of the most popular instruments for beginners! While it's pretty easy to pick up the guitar and start plucking, if you really want to master the chords and songs you hear from your favorite artists, working with an experienced guitar teacher is important. Here, Brooklyn guitar teacher Amit P. discusses six of the most common questions new guitar players have before starting lessons...   1. "Am I too young or too old to start learning …

By Megan L.