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Phil C.

27 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • Music Composition and Performance from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Phil C.

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I will help you to understand music theory as it applies to your specific instrument. Additionally, we will look at information regarding instruments you may work with. We're not looking at orchestrating a symphony and will not learn erroneous information. This is focused on developing the knowledge necessary for mastery of your instrument or instruments and bringing more to you creatively. It also serves to give you the real world ability to communicate with other musicians who work with a different instrument.

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
Norm
Very helpful, knowledgeable, and a good teacher.
Ed B.
Very knowledgeable and put me at ease right from the beginning.
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Eloy O.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $28
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Guitar teacher from National Conservatory of Buenos Aires
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Eloy O.

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1) Basic fundamentals of harmony
2) Intervals, How we get the chords from any scale and their functionality.
3)Secondary Dominants.
4)Tritone substitution.
5) Consonance and Dissonance.
6) time signarures

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About Eloy

I have been teaching Electric Guitar, Classical Guitar and Music Theory for more than 10 years. I started to play the guitar when I was 12 years old, at the age of 14 I begun to study music at the Conservatory and I graduated as guitar teacher in 2011. In 2012 I released a solo album, it calls "Burn

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David
Eloy is very good at adapting lessons to my level of knowledge and interests. He is very patient and his method of teaching is very efficient.
Joe Sullivan
Eloy is great! He is very talented and his lessons include a combination of theory and practice. He has put in extra time and has gone out of his way to tailor his lessons for my interests.
Ross
Eloy is a very advanced player. He is super nice and SUPER patient. I understand everything he is doing right out of the box for me. I have been playing on and off for about 5 years. I love to play lead. He starts me out with scales. The back bone of lead. He knows exactly where to start. I have had a really positive time with him and actually booked many many more lessons with him. I HIGHLY recommend Eloy for lessons. Thank you Eloy!!
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Billy D.

42 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Awarded The Musicianship Award for Excellence in Music Theory and Composition from Frank Sinatra School of the Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Jazz Trombone from New School For Jazz and Contemporary Music
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Billy D.

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Music theory is an essential tool that every musician should possess. Many people struggle to understand music theory and are often intimidated by it, but I am here to tell you that you shouldn't. Through many years of study I have developed my own approach to music theory that others have found much simpler and more enjoyable.

About Billy

I am a professional musician based in New York City with a degree from the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music. I have many years of teaching and performing experience, touring all across Europe and played at many venues such as Carnegie Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Jazz Standard, and Sm

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Ashley
I had a great experience with billy he does it well and I really recommend him
Ashley
he helps you and gets harder and harder and it challanges me to get beter.
steve Jackson
Have to say first day great fun. Billy is very great individual and so far he is making the training worth the time
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Jessica H.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Master's of Music, Music Theory & Composition from University of New Mexico
  • Awarded First Prize from Darkwater Womxn in Music Festival
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Jessica H.

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Composer and teacher looking for eager theory students of all ages! Lessons are developed according to student’s interests and goals and can include analysis of pieces, composition, sight-singing, and more. Beginning students are given personalized worksheets while more advanced students work out of the Laitz music theory textbook. I teach four-part writing, figured bass, analysis, counterpoint, and post-tonal theory as well as how to translate those skills into other areas of music.

About Jessica

Expect fun and relaxed lessons focused on establishing a love and appreciation for music while developing and polishing technique! Hello! My name is Jessi H. and I received a Bachelor’s of Art in Music from Bryn Mawr College and a Master’s of Music in Theory and Composition from the Univers

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Jim
Jessi is a fantastic teacher. She's flexible and really knows her stuff. A joy to learn from
Donna R.
Jessica is patient and encouraging and works well even with reluctant students.
Colleen Curtis & Sharon B.
Great second lesson with Jessica!
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Daniel B.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
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Daniel B.

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From understanding the basic harmony in "Call Me Maybe" improvisation to learning improvisation and composition techniques, I draw on my experience in applying western and non-western music theory across Piano, Singing, Drums, and Bass Guitar. I make sure that any concepts covered always have context in repertoire, so that there is a constant application of the theory and it never stands on its own.

About Daniel

I'm a gigging musician and teacher with a degree in Musical Studies from Oberlin College & Conservatory. I pride myself on patience and empathy no matter what I teach, whether it be feeling the pulse of a complicated drum groove or polishing up a piano piece for the first time. For music lessons, I

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Iskander B.
It was a great first online lesson for my kid.
Elizabeth
Dan connected well with my daughter and now she can't wait for more lessons.
Sarana J.
Sarina had a great time learning piano with Daniel.
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Sarah A.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Music Performance from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Sarah A.

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Tutoring on all levels of music theory

About Sarah

Hello! I am a recent graduate of NYU where I received my Masters of Music degree. I studied flute performance under Keith Underwood and Soo-Kyung Park. I additionally taught as an Adjunct Instructor while completing my graduate studies at NYU, where I taught undergraduate and certificate NYU student

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Margaret
Sarah was extremely helpful with Piano and Flute lesson .
She is a very talented teacher.
Jonathan
Sarah is an excellent flute instructor! Learning online during COVID has been a great experience. Sarah has found ways to make it easy - such scanning her notes to me and sending me recordings after the class. Her lessons are exciting, as I have been working on music I enjoy in addition to music Sarah recommended. I definitely recommend her for online lessons. I look forward to when we can return in person too.
Mairead
Very helpful ! Printed materials for my lessons . Extremely knowledgeable . Loved playing with miss Sarah . Delightful . Awesome teacher !

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"The lessons (piano & music theory) I learned from Buzz Amato was the sole reason I got signed to a label & was able to produce 2 Billboard charted singles (which he co-produced with me). I now tour the world djing and produce with talented artists that come to me based off my musical knowledge, that I received from Buzz. I can honestly say NONE of this would happen without the musical instruction of Buzz. Thank you Buzz!"
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Took Music Theory lessons from Buzz A.
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"Music Theory made easy. Cole helped everything make sense"
Scott J.
Took Music Theory lessons from Russell P.
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"Megan has truly changed our lives. She nurtured my daughter’s love of music into produced albums, a love of music theory and just hours and hours of bliss. Megan is an artist and treats kids as fellow artists — she has a gift with both music and teaching. I could go on and on! Our whole family feels lucky to know her."
Katherine
Took Music Theory lessons from Megan W.
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"I had been wanting to learn how to play the guitar for years and for my B-day my girlfriend bought me some lessons. She couldn't have picked a better place to buy the lessons from.
Ahmad makes you feel comfortable and really understands the way that people learn and how to teach in the most effective way. The guitar is a tough instrument to learn and you want to learn from someone knowledgeable and patient and that's exactly what Ahmad is."
Aiden
Took Music Theory lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Gregg was my musical instructor during the early 1980ties. What I learned in a few lessons with him was more that I could have expected. I was primarily focused on percussion, of which his vast knowledge was highly dynamic. I learned about poly-rhythms, Indian ti-hies, and complex time signatures. He had available much reference material that he provided me. And over the years his musical insights have not only supplemented my inquiries, but made me a better musician and person. I hope you have a chance to study with Gregg, as you will be introduced to a new and better way of musicianship!"
Mike Hays
Took Music Theory lessons from Gregg R.
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"Bill is an excellent teacher! He caters the lessons to what you want to learn and sure knows how to teach. I like that Bill was able to highlight my strengths while still challenging and bettering my weaknesses. Highly recommend lessons with him!"
Jonathan Miller
Took Music Theory lessons from Bill G.
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"Jon knew right away what I needed... Jon drew out cords and progression for me to study. He also advised me how to prolong my sequences and progressions. Fun learning environment..."
Willabe
Took Music Theory lessons from Jon A.
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"I have been studying with Jim for almost two years now. He has a great structure to his studying that creates an organized and focused outcome. He is very personable and can take on any types of students. Jim makes a comfortable environment for any student to enjoy learning and to have a great instructor as well. Highly Recommend!!"
Ryan P.
Took Music Theory lessons from James R.
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"He's great, which is what I expected after having read his reviews.

We've only had one lesson but I've learned more with him than I did with an adult self teaching piano book.

So far, very good."
Zaida
Took Music Theory lessons from Eric J.
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"Thanks Rosita for your patience, for your cares and effort on making us better singers. Although some of us in the Church quire had no idea of what correct singing was u helped us excel and move forward in knowledge of musical notes, pitch ranges, tuning, proper breathing, diet and all that good stuff about singing. I can only describe u as an AWESOME teacher!!! Love u bunch your friend and student always
Marichuy! :-);-)"
Maria D. Aburto
Took Music Theory lessons from Rosita R.
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