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ryan S.

5 Reviews
Elgin, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor's degree in Fine Art specializing in 3d Animation/modeling from American academy of art
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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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Jeremie W.

26 Reviews
Grayslake, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
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Jeremie W.

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I have been playing guitar for 21 years. I make lesson plans based on each individual, so I don't teach every one the same boring songs or use the same regiment with everyone. I want to teach you what YOU want to learn.

About Jeremie

I'm a self taught guitarist who has been playing for 20 years. I have played professionally in numerous bands and ensembles ranging from jazz to folk to rock, and I've been writing music for the same length of time. I currently perform with one of my students from TakeLessons named Mackenzie O'Brie

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Didi L.
Based on my first lesson with Jeremie, I feel very confident that he will be able to help me achieve my music goals, to learn jazz guitar and music theory in a gradual manner without feeling overwhelmed.
Samantha Prestenbach
Great first lesson
Paul
Jeremie was calm and very supportive for this beginner. I have made progress over the first week. As with any instrument, practice is the key. He gave me the tools to do so.

Steven S.

Palatine, IL
Starting at $29
  • Music from Elmhurst College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Steven S.

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Currently, I have been playing various community theater gigs across the northwest suburbs in Chicago. I own my own home studio and I think it's important to learn fundamentals in technique and music theory but if all you want to do is rock, I'm fine with that.

About Steven

Hi my name is Steve. I play various fretted instruments including guitar, bass, ukulele, banjo, and some mandolin. I have a bachelors degree in music from Elmhurst College and I focused on Classical and Jazz Guitar. Currently, I have been playing various community theater gigs across the northwest

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Gavin L.

37 Reviews
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  • Theater from West Virginia Wesleyan
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Gavin L.

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I have been teaching guitar, full time, professionally, for over 10 years. Even if you think you're one of those people that "just doesn't get it" you will, and I can help. From teaching beginners their first chords, to taking advanced players to the next level of chops and understanding, I've been there. Let's rock!

About Gavin

Teaching guitar, and music for over 17 years, 10+ years of that time spent in professional music schools and shops. In addition, I spent 6 years in a special needs school, teaching general music, and guitar to students with learning and behavior issues. I have had the pleasure of learning from n

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Gavin is very patient, clear and is open and sensitive to my level
Anish P.
Very professional and patience teaching my son observed last 3 classes

Richard G.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students Male: 6 to 80; Female: 6 to 70
  • Bachelor of Arts, Communications from Rowan University
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Richard G.

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I do not teach guitar for readers or cover artists. If you want to learn how to find your own style and build on what is unique and valuable in what you play, I can help you.

I typically can't offer much to an already advanced player as they've already acquired and embedded habits I will train less experienced players to either avoid or incorporate from a creative rather than copy-cat methodology.

Students will be taught "Expressive Practicing", a technique emphasizing skills earned through inspired playing. This is a highly individualized method based on the students instinctive capabilities such as having an natural "ear". Fundamentals are taught as applied through a run-before-you-walk set of exercises and structured improvisation techniques.

About Richard

I can't wait to work with you! I am passionate about the subjects I teach, and find nothing can compare to seeing a student "get it", so they may too enjoy the passion that comes from learning and doing something they love. Everything I teach I've learned most completely by doing as a Profession

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Doug B.
Very knowledgeable, I hope I can retain what he has taught me !!
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Teresa B.
Richard is so patient and knowledgeable. I am very happy with our lessons. Because of my background with classical guitar he wondered if the fact that he doesn't read music and I am renewing my mind back into it would not be a good teaching set-up. Not at all. I now have an electric guitar and the five years spent playing classical, now fifteen years ago, did not give me a good foundation for understanding music theory unfortunately. I have a genre I had already picked out fingerstyle electric and now with some thinking my way through the basics I did have I still need to learn just basic strumming etc. I understand what he is referring to in music so we still speak in the same key. Also and lastly my daughter has a severe seizure/dementia disorder that is very unpredictable and our caregiver's mom just passed away so there will be times when I just can't do a week/day. He has been very understanding. I am smiling from my soul because music is my healing path for difficult stuff I couldn't pay any doctor/therapist to even call me back for. Thank you so much for your assistance. Sincerely Teresa

Mikael B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mikael B.

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I’m a Brazilian Musician, with 13 years of experience. I have been teaching all ages. Levels and styles. I Studied at a famous brazilian university (ULM) with the best teachers of Brazilian Music and studied jazz at Berklee College of Music. Since 2005 I have been teaching Brazilian music to students from all over the world!

About Mikael

I'm a guitarist and I've been playing since I was 12. I play in a jazz and Brazilian music band. I love teaching from beginners to professional musicians looking for improvement. I graduated in guitar at brazilian GIT, music theory at ULM and Jazz Improvisation at Berklee College of Music. I als

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Richmond, IL

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Richmond is $63. 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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"Aldrin has so much patience, I love his teaching style... He knows exactly what he is doing. If you did not sign up with him, you should sign up now :"
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Took Guitar lessons from Aldrin E.
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Took Guitar lessons from James R.
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"Jeff is a great teacher who helps you learn the guitar step-by-step with lots of great tips!

I started to learn guitar from Jeff when I was in the 5th grade and I have never regretted it. He has helped me improve so much that I can now solo off of songs and dissect popular songs to learn by myself. It's always so fun to play guitar with him, and he is always encouraging. He also teaches at my home which is really convenient. I always look forward to lessons to show him how I have improved. He is also really funny and entertaining. He has a lot of knowledge on guitar and music in general. Guitar has been a big part of my life and so has Jeff. I owe him all my thanks for teaching me how to enjoy and utilize the guitar beyond just learning chords and progressions."
Joy
Took Guitar lessons from Jeff S.
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"My husband has been taking guitar lessons with Jonah for a couple of years now and is very happy with him. Very patient and good with all ages!"
Grace
Took Guitar lessons from Jonah R.
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"Great lesson

Paul is patient and truly took interest in me getting better at the guitar. He would check up on practicing after the lesson and was always available for any questions.

Pauls a great teacher. I highly recommend him for lessons."
Jonathan
Took Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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"My son has zero background in music with any instrument. He decided he wanted to play guitar after finding one in a yard sale. He gets intimidated very easily, but is loving the lessons. This says a lot about the approach and patience Sergio has had with him."
Jackson
Took Guitar lessons from Sergio S.
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"My son has been taking lessons with Halec for the past few months and has been very much enjoying playing the guitar. Halec made him feel very comfortable and at ease, and was very patient with him during his first few lessons. Thank you for providing a great experience, we will definitely be continuing lessons with Halec moving forward."
Karen
Took Guitar lessons from Halec S.
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"Mary y Ann is a wonderful teacher who is very patient and begins at the level where the student is. Without reservation I recommend her to anyone who is interested in learning the guitar.
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Ron
Took Guitar lessons from Mary Ann G.
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"Having not had any formal lessons in the past, I found myself stuck in a box for the past 13 years. What made me choose Eric as my instructor was his assurance that 'no matter what your goal is, I will get you there!'. This resonated with me as I needed a mentor who could turn me into a virtuoso in the course of a couple of years. In only 1 month, Eric has taught me all shapes and positions of the pentatonic scales, opening up the fretboard and allowing me to cover the entire neck when playing. He also explained the theory behind building chords and adding various melodic nuances to the rhythm section. Now we are dabbling with the dark arts of the harmonic minor scale. Eric is highly knowledgeable about music of all genres and generations and he is happy to share his own personal experiences and musical journey with me on days when I need motivation. He focuses on teaching the music that you want to learn and on songs that incorporate the theory is covered, which makes for a perfect marriage between theory and practice, and makes the lessons more fun and fulfilling. It is rare for a musician and a person of his caliber to share his knowledge so generously and patiently, and it is an honor and a privilege to be guided by him. I am hopeful and excited to see where this musical journey takes me with Eric at the wheel!"
Shreyen
Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Almost five months have passed since I decided to take up the guitar. As, I was looking back on these five months, I realized that I could not have found a better instructor to teach me this instrument.

William provides insight. compassion and patience. He makes you feel good about learning the guitar. I look forward to my lessons knowing I will be learning something new each week.
I have already made great progress and look forward to the challenges William has for me in the near future.

If you are looking for someone that will make learning the guitar a fun experience, William is your guy, He has made sure he customizes my lesson plan to my abilities and makes sure I have the best techniques that will insure my success!

Thanks William!!"
Rich G
Took Guitar lessons from William G.
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