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Kelvin L.

154 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kelvin L.

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I have been teaching cello since 1989.
Cello students of all ages and levels are accepted at my studio. All levels of the cello repertoire from the beginning through the Major Concertos will be taught. Students will be placed in courses according to the level of their current repertoire. The sequence of repertoire in the Suzuki Cello School will be used to place students.

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

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Diego
This rating is based on just a single 30 minute lesson. We may try to make it longer for our next two lessons. Our grandson, 9, really enjoyed it.
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Dora H.

38 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Bulagarian, English, Russian
  • Masters in Art of Music Vocal Pedagogy from Northeastern Illinois University
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
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Dora H.

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Music is my passion and I believe everyone can learn regardless of what level they are in. I'm here to help you advance in your musical journey!

About Dora

*** Studio Equipment *** Living room w/ piano and seating for parents *** Specialties *** Piano and voice, musical theater and classical music.

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Ryan
Dora is a terrific teacher. She is very attendant and encouraging. She only gives fun songs to play which make learning easy.
Angelica
Great teacher, she knows her stuff, was very helpful and dedicated.
Hristo
Awesome teacher and very dedicated for the students to learn.
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Robert P.

5 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Instrumental Performance/ Jazz Studies from Columbia College Chicago
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Robert P.

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I am a Chicago-based guitarist and composer with a style rooted in the jazz tradition but flavored with other styles.I hold a Bachelor of Music degree in instrumental performance from Columbia College in Chicago where I studied jazz guitar and theory with Frank Dawson.

As a trained musician with a degree in music as well as a lot of professional playing experience, I offer a unique perspective to teaching guitar, both as a guitarist and a passionate educator.

I played in a few professional bands and wrote a lot of original music.
I also wrote score/soundtrack for two films.

About Robert

I'm a professional guitarist, songwriter and recording artist. I graduated at Columbia College in Chicago with a Bachelor's of Instrumental performance with a focus on Jazz studies. I teach guitar students of all different ages and experience levels. I can teach students to read music or we can onl

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Mason
Took lessons with Robert for ten years. He is the best teacher I've ever had.
Carl
Robert has taught both of my kids. He is a great teacher and musician.
Seherzada Momakovic
Robert is a very nice and remarkable teacher to learn guitar from. He is very patient with student with no background in music. He is very personable and continuously motivates his students to want to practise the guitar.

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Adriane L.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
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Adriane L.

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All levels of singers will learn proper breathing and technique.

About Adriane

For as long as I can remember, music has played a large part in my life. By the age ten, I already knew that music would be more than just a hobby for me, it would become my career. I have been singing for over 20 years, and began playing piano when I was eight years old. I received a BS in music i

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Miles
Awesome as always!
Jennie
Wonderful teacher! Learning a lot and having fun. Great instruction... Kind and patient.
Thomas L.
Adriane does a great job with the kiddos, we look forward to our weekly lessons!
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Viktoria T.

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Starting at $67
  • Speaks Russian, English, Bulgarian
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Violin Performance Masters degree from Longy School of Music
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Viktoria T.

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I have a personal approach to each student. I believe that everyone is different so the job of the instructor is to figure out what works for a particular student and how to present it best for faster, better understanding. I also believe that a good teacher is one that not only teaches the violin but plays it actively, professionally.

About Viktoria

Hello, My name is Viktoria Tchertchian and I have played the violin since I was 5 years old. I have a BM and MM in Violin Performance as well as Violin Performance Diploma and was honored to receive full scholarships for all my studies in the US. I have taught the violin for twenty years in my pri

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Lester F.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, Filipino (Tagalog)
  • Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance from California State University, Long Beach
  • Teaching since 2014
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Lester F.

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I believe that learning music is one of the greatest gifts that people can obtain and achieve in life, because if builds self-confidence, provide happiness to ourselves, and appreciate different cultures. Through singing, it has the power to touch the empathy of people through communication of words as singers deliver these texts within their sounding voice.

Having the talents in music is not predetermined whether you have them or you don’t, but I firmly believed that musical talent is a skill that can be learned and enriched. Through hard work and practice, I do agree that everyone can achieve these skills and become an exceptional musician. It is in my environment as a voice instructor to encourage and uplift my students through the very best of their capability by learning wide variety of songs while maintaining healthy vocal production throughout their instructions.

Through my previous mentors, I had received voice instructions with intense and thorough understanding of ...

About Lester

I am a Classical-Trained Singer hailing from the Southern California area. I graduated with a Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance at the California State University, Long Beach under the instructions of Steven Kronauer. I moved to the Boston Metropolitan area to pursue my Graduate Studies in His

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Ryan J.
Lester is super positive and very open to trying anything the student is interested in! He always has good advice and offers a variety of exercises that set students on the right path, while still helping them grow into their voice
Judy
I learned a lot about singing in the first ten minutes!
Karlie
Lester is a great musician, educator, and overall person. He shows up with a friendly smile on his face and he is ready to work. He is very passionate about musicianship and teaching and it comes through naturally. He is well versed in several styles and genres in various principles. I am glad to know him and his work!

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"We just can’t say enough to how great Jordan is. My 14 now 15 year old son has really thrived learning to play the guitar. Jordan tailors the lessons to keep it fun, exciting, and challenging. We recommend Jordan 10 out 10!!"
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"Geoff puts you at ease, he listens. Teaches to your skill level. I'm actually looking forward to the next class. I haven't looked forward to picking up a guitar in years and now I'm jazzed"
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Took Guitar lessons from Geoff S.
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"Robert is amazing at what he does. His taste in music is excellent, he loves DJing, and his excitement is infectious. He’s a natural-born leader/teacher and he’s just super fun to work with. The full range of things you can do with a DJ controller can be overwhelming. Robert will save you a lot of time by getting you focused on the essentials. He is detail-oriented, and his feedback is specific and actionable. He’ll point out things that weren’t even on your radar, and you’ll be better for it. Hopefully, you’ll be working with Michael as well. He’s a technical master, has an encyclopedic knowledge of all things funky and fresh, and he’s the nicest guy. I'm very happy to be working with these guys."
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