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Matthew N.

30 Reviews
Naperville, IL
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Percussion Performance from University of Iowa
  • Teaching since 2000
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Matthew N.

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Matthew has studied piano for over 20 years and has taught for over 10 years. Covering all styles you can expect a well rounded lesson with focus on theory and technique. Students will learn major and minor scales and keys and be able to identify chord types and shapes while reading music.

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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Veronnica P.
Practical, efficient, patient, supportive. Matthew is able to assess quickly and keep things progressing forward while still highlighting fundamentals. Great for adults. Gentle for those on the lower end of confidence with an instrument.
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!

Katarina L.

1 Review
Westmont, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Slovak, English
  • Magister in Musicology from Comenius University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Katarina L.

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I am trained in Russian technique using relaxation movements that prevent painful cramps in wrist and forearm. I have been teaching primarily children from age 4 in music schools and homes since 1987. I like to motivate them by letting them choose their favorites, like songs from Disney movies or some other popular songs. I am very patient and encouraging. I am happy when I see love for music growing in hearts of students.

About Katarina

I attended six years at State Conservatory and graduated with Magister degree from Comenius University in former Czechoslovakia. I performed during my college years with a chamber vocal-instrumental ensemble. I started teaching piano and music theory in 1987 at a music school and later I was givin

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Regina
I have wanted to take piano lessons all my life but never had the time. Katarina has been very patient and caring with me. She’s an excellent teacher for me because she takes time, fully explains things, and has confidence in me that helps me to go further. I am so glad I have Katarina as my teacher. Thank you!

Paul M.

20 Reviews
Oak Forest, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1978
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Paul M.

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Students will learn basic piano skills such as hand placement, note reading, note values, pedal use, major and minor scales, expressions, etudes, pieces, memory work, music history, performance techniques, and most of all to have fun learning the piano. I will expect students to have a minimum 67 note keyboard with sustain pedal, or a good piano to use for personal practice time. Each student should spend at least 20-30 minutes daily to start. They must purchase the recommended books.

About Paul

I have my bachelors degree in sacred music, my masters degree in music performance, and my doctorate in worship studies. I am an experienced music teacher with great interpersonal skills and enjoy creating a fun and meaningful learning environment for all ages of students. I teach music theory conc

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Roisin *.
He was very helpful in setting me up for my first lesson.
Yah D.
Wow! Wow! Wow! This was truly money and time well spent. I went into this lesson with no expectations, rather just with the hope of connecting well with a piano instructor that was not only well versed but could ease me into being a student. Paul is a rare treasure. He exceeded all my hopes of what I hoped to gain from my lessons. I would highly recommend him for any piano student. If you're looking to be challenged, and learn any genre of music,, don't wait...book your lessons with Paul. Thank you Paul. I'm looking forward to growing as a student.
Alex
Paul has been very patient and wonderful with my 6 year old son who has just started lessons.

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Kessa M.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BM Piano Performance from Brigham Young University
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Kessa M.

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I have been teaching piano almost as long as I have been performing, coming up on 10 years. I started teaching beginners when I was just a teenager, and as I learned more about pedagogy and about piano myself, I branched into teaching more advanced students. To date, I have taught lessons to over 100 different students ranging in age from 5 to 70, and ranging in skill from complete beginner to college piano performance major.

Not every student is going to think I’m the best fit for them. I expect consistent practice, completion of assignments, and attention to detail in music. I have had many trial lessons that don’t pan out because the student or parent thinks my expectations are too high for them. Make no mistake; I expect a lot, but I also care deeply about music and have great understanding and sympathy for those who genuinely try. Whether your goal is to learn to read music, improve rhythm, learn to play the great classical repertoire, or simply have a good time learning the ...

About Kessa

I received my BM in piano performance from Brigham Young University, studying under Dr. Richard Anderson and Dr. Irene Peery-Fox. While there, I studied pedagogy from master teachers Dr. Irene Peery-Fox and Dr. Jared Pierce, who taught me both how to run a studio and how to manage individual lesson

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Robert P.
Excellent. Nothing gets by her; very helpful.
Caleb
I had the opportunity to work with Kessa when we were both in undergrad and I was trying to decide whether or not to become a music major. I was feeling pretty discouraged with my current piano teacher at the school and talked with Kessa since we had a class together and I knew she was a piano major. I had a few lessons with her and she gave me so many helpful ideas about how to approach my pieces and improve my practice habits. She was very kind and didn’t make me feel bad at all, but still pushed me hard in those lessons because she believed in me. Even though I ended up deciding not to go into music after all, I still value those few lessons I had with her and recommend her to everyone at any level.
Marissa
Kessa is a very professional and talented piano teacher. My son loves going to lessons and we love hearing him practice such pretty music. We're impressed with Kessa's ability to explain confusing concepts and to encourage my son when he is having a tough time. She's done so well with transitioning to Zoom lessons during the pandemic and we love being able to have lessons from home.
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Alex L.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Associates of Music from Ohlone College
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Alex L.

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Piano is the optimal instrument to learn as a first instrument. Everything is laid out in front of you, with only time and practice between you and greatness. Let me help you get there!

About Alex

I was passionate about music when I was younger, but I never had the tools to get where I wanted. Music was always a mystery to me and I got stuck learning from tabs and not stepping out of my circle of knowledge. It wasn't until I pursued music seriously that my love for the art really took off. I

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Alex C.
My first lesson with Alex couldn't have gone better! He was patient and thoughtful in explaining Music Theory / Guitar 101, I'm really excited to see what comes of my next lessons.
Nicholas C.
Alex is very personable. Has good energy and it seems obvious he is passionate about his work. Good communication skills and tries to offer as much direction as possible in the time allotted. Am excited to continue working with Alex, advancing my education and skills.
Hailey Anne O.
Great with kids and thorough with his lesson.
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Andre S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
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Andre S.

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I have 18 years' worth of experience playing piano, and have played mostly classical and jazz piano during that time. I can teach beginning technique, sight reading, music theory, beginning and intermediate classical literature, as well as more advanced areas such as improvisation, chord voicings, etc. Most importantly, I work hard to ensure that my students are working toward success in their own personal goals.

About Andre

I have loved playing music for as long as I can remember and have experience playing and performing most styles of music - classical, jazz, rock, and many more. I have played in wind ensembles, jazz orchestras, solo contexts, chamber ensembles; you name it. Music is a long, sometimes arduous, alway

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Average Cost of Piano Lessons in Plainfield, IL

The average cost of 60-minute piano lessons in Plainfield is $71. 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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"Lesson went smoothly. Kimberley was very patient with Joshua."
Joshua
Took Piano lessons from Kimberly Z.
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"Alex is a masterful pianist, composer, arranger, and teacher. He breaks down difficult concepts into easy to digest lessons, reinforcing positive progress along the way. He offers a wide range of lessons, adjusting the pace and content depending on the student -- I've seen him adapt to any teaching circumstance, and was thrilled with my progress under his instruction. Could not recommend more!"
Greg
Took Piano lessons from Alex B.
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"Very friendly, comfortable, and great teacher. Learn concepts easily, perfect self-crafted material and great at teaching and fixing your errors."
Mehrshad
Took Piano lessons from Sean L.
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"She is super nice and patient, each lesson is enjoyable. I could feel my progress."
Zhen
Took Piano lessons from Lilly A.
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"Tammy is such a kind and patient teacher. She observes how a student learns best and tailors her teaching to that student. My student enjoys lessons with Tammy and appreciates her compassion and positive attitude. I appreciate Tammy always being very organized and sincere."
Denise
Took Piano lessons from Tammy S.
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"Great job and has the patients required to teach."
John
Took Piano lessons from Teresa L.
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"My girls are 4 & 5 and have learned a lot in such a short time. She works at each individual's pace. I would highly recommend her for teaching your little ones piano."
Bonnie
Took Piano lessons from Renee H.
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"Aaron is great and wonderful with my girls."
Jen
Took Piano lessons from Aaron C.
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"Allan taught piano to my two children for over four years. He was always very kind and patient with each of them, teaching them the fundamentals first and then building on those skills with progressively more difficult pieces. The twice yearly recitals taught my children memorization skills and presentation poise. I would highly recommend Allan as a piano teacher!"
Kristee
Took Piano lessons from Allan W.
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"We love Ms Taylor! My son (6) started piano on his 5th birthday and a year later he is still excited and can't wait for his lessons with Ms Taylor. He wants to practice and is always so excited when he finishes a song. He loves showing off to his friends and family, playing songs on the piano. Admittedly, when we started piano, I wasn't expecting much, as my son was a typical 5 year old boy, who likes to wiggle and loses focus quickly; however, Ms Taylor is caring, patient and very knowledgeable and works great with children, and my son is really enjoying his piano lessons and has asked to take on guitar lessons as well in the future. Great teacher and experience!"
Tanya
Took Piano lessons from Susan T.
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