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Ian M.

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  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Ian M.

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About Ian

I started playing guitar originally in 1991. Over the years I eventually picked up bass and ukulele as well (not to mention a plethora of other instruments, such as voice, drums, piano, and harp). I started teaching in 2001 throughout the Chicagoland area. First in music stores, then schools, then p

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Bobby P.
Ian has been wonderful with my bonus son. He's learning the ukelele quickly, and I'm so excited to see the world of music beginning to open up for him!
Janet B.
Excellent!
William Z.
First lesson was great. It took a little time setting up and getting to know each other. For a first lesson, I came away with some very useful information on a song I was having a problem with. I like the direction it is going. Looking forward to the next lesson.
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Peter Q B.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish, English, Spansih
  • B.A Music from Whitman College
  • Awarded Full Tuition Scholarship from Fondazione Siena Jazz
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Peter Q B.

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Acoustic guitar, Jazz Guitar, Singer-Songwriter guitar. All the guitar you want to learn!

About Peter Q

I'm a multi-instrumentalist from the Northwest with lots of love for teaching people to groove. I got my bachelor's degree in music from Whitman College with an emphasis in Jazz Performance. I can teach anyone to rock, swing or get unreasonably funky. Lessons can be casual or serious and I'm down to

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John B.
Peter is very easygoing and fun to work with. I was very pleasantly surprised and impressed how much we accomplished in our first 45 minute lesson. Look forward to continuing lessons with him!
Brenda N.
My first lesson was a lot of fun! Peter is great at helping you feel at ease and comfortable. I was extremely nervous and he was great with making me feel like I was right at home with a friend! I also appreciate that he is not rigid in his teaching techniques or format. He caters your lesson to what your learning desires are and is very good at recognizing your skill level (or lack of 😁). I also appreciate how encouraging he is. I’m super excited to continue on my Saxophone journey!
Owen
My child really enjoyed his first lesson with peter. Peter is a very talented musician and he made the lesson fun! My child seemed to learn a lot from just one lesson with peter and he enjoys practicing what he learned at home.
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Todd A.

15 Reviews
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  • Awarded St. Louis' 9 Best Albums and 9 Best Songs of 2018 from Riverfront Times
  • Associate's in Guitar Performance from Southwestern Illinois College
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Todd A.

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Sight reading, finger exercises, scales, theory (varies on level of student), a song/excerpt that will match the students level, as well as allowing them to choose something to work on for future learning.

About Todd

Hello! My name is Todd. I've been playing music for most of my life. My first instrument was a Casio keyboard when I was about ten years old but I moved over to guitar as a teenager and fell in love with it. I recently graduated from Webster University with a BA in music after receiving an AA in gui

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Jeff
He is kind. He is patient. I learn so much from him in each lesson. He is so knowledgeable!
Sirina
Todd is an excellent teacher. My daughter is a beginner and she is making excellent progress.
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Christopher C.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor of Music - Composition from California State University Northrdige
  • Teaching since 2005
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Christopher C.

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I teach guitar all the way from basics to barre chords and a little beyond!

About Christopher

NOTICE!!! Currently accepting online students due to the COVID-19 crisis! If your finances have been affected by the current global pandemic, please reach out and we can work on finding a price that works for your budget. Everyone should have access to music lessons regardless of these kinds of eve

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Steve
I have really enjoyed working with Christopher. I was a complete beginner when we first started. He made feel relaxed and comfortable with each and every lesson. Always been encouraging and supportive of my efforts. It's been a lot of fun learning early on.
Divya S.
Chris is fantastic, first lesson with our 5 yo, showed a lot of patience!
Ryan
Great with kids as young as 5!
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Natalie H.

57 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Natalie H.

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Beginner to Intermediate. Rhythm, tab, and musical notation.

About Natalie

Born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago, at the age of 9, Natalie knew music was something that was just a part of who she was. Writing songs on the piano before lessons could be scheduled, Natalie found herself immersed in a medium that would bring her joy for the rest of her life. By age

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Natalie is delightful and makes learning FUN! Thank you!
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Neil J.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Neil J.

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Legends of the stage were always surrounded by Guitarists who WOWED the crowd with their abilities. Les Paul, Chuck Berry, Hendrix, Van Halen all performed feets of amazement that left you smiling as you left their performance.

Playing guitar not only allows you to imagine you are one of the legends - but actually creates a sense of calmness and fulfillment when your able to surround yourself in your own created sound.

I travelled to Los Angeles at the end of the 1980's to become a "legend". I was fortunate to be in a number of bands. I'm a self taught guitarist that learned the instrument and stage attitude that was needed for the crowd. I never reached the legendary status but the love of guitar will always be there for me.

I hope the love of guitar will be there for you too.

About Neil

I have been playing guitar for 30 years and was in 10 bands from 1986-2000. From Funk-Rock, Punk, Acoustic, Country Rock, Hard Rock I learned not only the skills in playing guitar but the skills to entertain an audience. I'm self taught and understand the basics needed to teach you to entertain yo

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"Rachel's amazing. She is definitely teaching an old dog new tricks."
Todd
Took Guitar lessons from Rachel C.
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"5 star guitar instruction. Knows his craft and how to teach it."
Jon
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"Definitely knows his stuff!

This guy is a pretty amazing teacher, knows his theory and can easily help you learn the fundamentals of the instrument through the upper levels. Edwin's style is especially suited to anyone trying to learn to improv from either an intuitive or theoretical viewpoint."
Michael
Took Guitar lessons from Edwin I.
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"Lars is a wonderful teacher. He is very patient and teaches guitar with great enthusiasm. I really enjoyed playing music with him and was able to learn so many new techniques and songs from him."
Pravalika
Took Guitar lessons from Lars N.
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"Andrea is a superb musician and a great instructor!"
Luca
Took Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Damien does a great job of mixing theory with practical application."
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Took Guitar lessons from Damien S.
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"If you want a teacher who spoon feeds to you, this is not the teacher for you. If you want to actually learn and get to a place where you can explore on your own, Maria is wonderful. I personally wasted years going to teachers who would teach me exactly how I wanted but I couldn't do anything outside of lessons because I was never taught the foundation. Maria helped catch me up and now our lessons have turned into something I didn't know they could be. I'm learning new techniques and it's fun to apply them to the music I love. She's a positive teacher, but still strict. You will learn a lot."
Stephen F.
Took Guitar lessons from Maria S.
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"Greg is one of those rare individuals who teaches others what he loves to do; he’s skilled and unpretentious. He makes you feel okay that you’re just trying to learn and welcomes your questions with an openness that is truly refreshing."
Roger
Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Aldrin is an excellent teacher. He is extremely knowledgeable and shows that knowledge in many ways. He is very patient and does not make me feel pressured. I am thrilled that he will be the person to give me my future lessons. His explanations of what we are doing are clear and concise. Cannot wait for the next lesson. As a matter of fact, my wife who listened in, will most likely take keyboard lessons from Aldrin as well."
Hal
Took Guitar lessons from Aldrin E.
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"Joe was enthusiastic and really taught my son a lot! Great lesson and looking forward to more!"
John
Took Guitar lessons from Joe S.
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