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Spencer N.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Spencer N.

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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

Kenny S.

9 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 14 and up
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Kenny S.

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Kenny has been playing guitar since the age of 14, has received awards and grants from the Canada Council, and is an instructor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His approach to teaching guitar helps students learn quickly and maximize musical potential.

I'm a guitar player and singer songwriter from Montreal, Canada, have been living in Chicago for seven years, and have been playing electric, dobro, and acoustic guitar in the studio and on the stage for 20+ years. I play fingerstyle in a variety of tunings and am also a proficient flatpicker covering folk, bluegrass, electric, blues, and country picking techniques.

Whether you are a songwriter looking to improve your basic skills to perform a wider range of material, or a flatpicker looking to refine your improvisation skills or learn fingerstyle and open tunings, I can help you learn the correct approach to help bring your playing to a new level.

We all have within us, the ability to be an excellent player. ...

About Kenny

Kenny has been playing guitar since the age of 14, has received awards and grants from the Arts Council, and is an instructor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His approach to teaching guitar helps students learn quickly, have fun, and maximize musical potential. Kenny has played at Fe

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Robert
Great first day!
Jim
I recently started taking lessons with Kenny to try to learn some basic lead guitar in a one on one setting. I've been very impressed with his preparation, taking the time to tailor the lesson to my level of play and the music I am interested in playing. He also is very encouraging and is interested in my learning and progress, even going beyond the one hour lesson time to ensure that I have the tools necessary to continue to work at home.
Zion and Isadora R.
Great 1 st lesson. He was patient and supportive with the kids!
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ryan S.

5 Reviews
Elgin, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, German
  • Bachelor's degree in Fine Art specializing in 3d Animation/modeling from American academy of art
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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ryan S.

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I have been playing guitar for over a decade and have tons of performance experience gigging in a local rock band. Combine that with a curriculum that starts with fundamentals and expands quickly into playing your favorite songs and you have a great start to beginning or expanding your guitar playing abilities.

About ryan

Hi, my name is Ryan and I would love to teach you how to play guitar. I've been playing for over 10 years and have been gigging for a little less than that in my band. Over the years I have gained a lot of experience performing on stage and teaching to people of all ages. If you want to shred, jam,

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Joey M.
Learned a lot today! Very friendly and helped me improve the quality of existing recordings I made with gain staging and additional compression techniques
Joey M.
Very helpful and provided a lot of useful tips on difficult subject matter
Mark Herr
Ryan was great! He's obviously a talented guitarist and he is very laid back and makes you feel comfortable. He shows you in detail what you need to do to become a better guitar player. My ONLY advice, and the reason he doesn't get 5 stars, is I think he should have more visual aids with his lessons. For example, write down the different scales or transcribe the first several measures of a song. Then, one has something to refer back to when you are practicing and invariably get stuck. Other than that, I would highly recommend Ryan as a guitar teacher!

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Matthew N.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Percussion Performance from University of Iowa
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Matthew N.

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Matthew has studied guitar for over 15 years. He has played professionally in the Chicago area for over ten years.

About Matthew

Matthew N. has been an educator and performer in the Chicago area and suburbs for over 15 years. Currently holding a studio of nearly 50 students he has become one of the area's many successful private instructors. Teaching piano, drums, and guitar Matthew can accommodate any student's needs and mu

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Kevin C.
Matt taught me for a 3 month period and helped me drastically with learning how to improvise guitar solos. I can't thank Matt enough for his help in helping me with a rather unorthodox time to start getting lessons. Each week he told me to bring 3 songs with a guitar solo I would like to learn in different genres and each week we broke down the solos for me to practice and gather their techniques. Thank you so much Matt!
Tejas A.
My 9 year old son had his first session yesterday, and he loved it. Matthew is great, responsive and especially patient! My son is looking forward to having more sessions!
Gabriel S.
Matt is an amazing instructor. I highly recommend him.
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Nader G.

Teaches Online
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  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner
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Nader G.

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When I was a wee lad, I always sought to find instructors who could not only play the music and teach the notes. Time and time again I found myself confused and filled with endless questions on why one would play a certain way over another but couldn't find the right teacher with the patience and consideration for an open dialogue that I needed. For over half of my little life I've been practicing guitar and aim to continuously spur creativity to keep it fun. If it weren't for the idea that everything in the learning process can be gamified (so that nothing ever feels boring and subsequently lost in translation) I wouldn't have put any initiative forward to get good at the music game. I can help a new learner get a grip on the most basic aspects, teach you the TABs to songs of your liking, and help teach pentatonics for those into soloing. Practice has to be the hardest thing in my opinion a teacher must try and get across to a student as fun. For that reason do I believe most won't ...

About Nader

Hi my name is nader and I play guitar a lot because I have a lot of free time. I like guitar because it is fun and music is cool. don't let people who say music theory scare you. I am one of those people. when I was a student I asked more questions than you can think of so I hope you also like to k

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Jared J.

83 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Jared J.

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Guitar is my primary instrument and I can teach it in a variety of styles and with a variety of techniques. I'm comfortable playing with a pick or my fingers and playing in genres from rock to jazz.

I also teach various forms of slide guitar:
Slide (Bottleneck) for the standard guitar, Lap-style Dobro (Open G Tuning), Lap Steel Non-Pedal 6 String Electric Guitar (C6 Tuning), and 10 String Pedal Steel Guitar (E9 Tuning).

About Jared

I am overjoyed and grateful to say I have been teaching music since 2008. I am a very friendly and fun teacher with a great deal of professionalism and patience. More importantly, I love teaching and playing music with a passion. I play a great variety of instruments and have had the opportunity

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I had a great first class with Jared.
Leslie B.
Great tenor banjo teacher, incredibly well versed in music theory and can simplify the hard ideas into easy ones, great for both beginning and advanced students

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Park Ridge, IL

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Park Ridge is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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"Joe taught both my kids and made it a wonderful experience

We wanted our son and daughter to have an appreciation of music and at the same time enjoy the experience. Joe was the perfect solution. He has the ability to reach out to kids and make them feel comfortable. He encouraged them to select the music they enjoyed and then molded his lessons around their interest. We didn't really need to push them to practice, they actually enjoyed it. This had not been the case at other organizations, where it was always a chore to have them practice."
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Took Guitar lessons from Joe M.
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"Mark teaches from different perspectives, excellent first lesson and I'm looking forward to being his student for future lessons!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Mark F.
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"So far , my daughter loves them ! They are very nice and Their experience shows ! They make her feel comfortable and she is learning fast ! Would love to keep the lessons going ..."
Madison
Took Guitar lessons from Michael C.
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"I'm suprised how much my 13 year old daughter is learning after just a couple lessons, it is super fun to watch!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Sergei Z.
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"Gave good advice, helped me improve things that I didn't even think of when I started to learn."
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Took Guitar lessons from Raymond (Remi) L.
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"Trevor has been a great teacher! He is extremely knowledgeable and patient. He makes learning fun and is very flexible based on each individual students needs. I would highly recommend him to anyone whether they are a beginner or advanced player. He has the skill set to apply to all students."
Reed Coleman
Took Guitar lessons from Trevor P.
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Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Very patient and knowledgeable. Goes the extra mile with teaching my son."
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Took Guitar lessons from Robert L.
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"Flexible and accommodating schedule. Works at my pace, challenges me and encourages me at every step! Enjoying every minute!"
Leslie
Took Guitar lessons from Lee Q.
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"Brendon has to teach to my 8 yo boy who doesn't speak english yet. It is not easy but he does it very well. My son was glad to play guitar and to learn with Brendon."
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Took Guitar lessons from Brendon R.
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