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George F.

Justice, IL
Starting at $29
  • Speaks French, Spanish
  • Teaches students 7 to 50
  • Master of Church Music and Organ from Concordia University, River Forest, Illinois
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George F.

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I have done church organ for some 50 years having specialized in performance and continue organ coaching at Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University with master classes under Dr. Janette Fishell and Dr. Marilyn Keiser.

About George

*** Specialties *** I am a professional pianist and church organist/accompanist. My experience and education is quite extensive and I have taught private piano almost 20 years. It gives me great joy to work with small children and older students. I teach all styles of music including classical, pop

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Paul J.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, French for musical purposes
  • Awarded Winner NJ State M.E.C. Piano Competitions from Music Education Council, NJ
  • Teaching since 2013
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Paul J.

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I teach organ playing skills as well as using automatic accompaniments with MIDI keyboards and synthesizers.

About Paul

I hold a Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers University with a minor in music and an emphasis on music theory. I have studied classical piano extensively for over 20 years and jazz piano for over 10 years. I studied jazz improvisation with world-famous jazz guitarist, Ted Dunbar, Rutgers University Mason

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Very passionate about piano and able to convey ideas.. also very good at feeling out what student is seeking to achieve. Definitely recommend Paul if you are wanting to take playing piano as a serious endeavor
Arthur
My experience with this teacher was horrible. Paul has no patience for a child that might not pay attention as much as necessary. He has forgotten what it is to be a child or how to win over a child and make a lesson fun.
My child had one previous lesson with Paul. It is true that she was not following his directions and his frustration was quite obvious.
On my second visit I was appalled by Paul’s behavior. Again my child wouldn’t sit down on the bench correctly. Verbatim this what occurred next, I quote: “This is not going to work out. Get out of my house NOW, NOW!(Screaming, like I was going to prolong this). I have better things to do than waste my time with your daughter. I don’t want to take your money.

It is true that my daughter can be difficult when approached in an authoritarian manner. However, my daughter is not yet six and Paul brought my daughter to tears. Surely this behavior was at best inappropriate and says more about the person Paul is than about my daughter. A simple “ May I have word with you in private” would be a mature way to part company. Not throwing a 6 year out of your house because you are frustrated. I was horribly offended by his manner and attitude. No way to treat a 6 year old.

This man has no patience with young kids. I would stay away from this teacher unless your child has some experience with piano. Definitely not child friendly.
Normally I do not post reviews unless something extraordinary happens This is one of those: extraordinarily bad.
An apology is in order if this poor excuse for a “teacher” has any understanding of the unnecessary hurt he has caused.
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Judy F.

88 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1993
  • B.A., Music & Business from San Diego Christian College
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Judy F.

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I DO NOT HAVE AN ORGAN TO TEACH ON AT MY HOME STUDIO. I ONLY HAVE A KEYBOARD.

- Gospel Chord Progressions
- Hymnals
- Pedal Exercises

About Judy

I started taking music lessons at the age of 9. I began playing in the church and then I taught lessons in my home at the age of 16. I went on to attend and graduate from Christian Heritage College (now called San Diego Christian College) with a Bachelors Degree in Music and Business. I am now the D

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Delci
Amazing first lesson. I learned so much! Honestly the best voice lesson I've ever had :-D
Sula V.
Extremely knowledgeable, great instructor
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Rene S.

32 Reviews
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Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 11 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Rene S.

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Graduated from Musicians Institute California.
Graduated from Fermatta-a Berklee College of Music affiliated School.

Former lead guitar player at #1 Tribute to Metallica - Masters of Puppets, you probably heard of it.

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About Rene

15 Years teaching professionally makes me charismatic, nice, patient and cheerful, I can teach any age. Singing, Guitar and Piano. Also, years as a working musician in the music industry allows me to teach you what you need to succeed in the music industry, or maybe you just want to learn a few song

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Tyler
Rene is a great guitar player and a great teacher! He has an incredible ability of assessing where you are currently at in your guitar journey and using that’s information to determine what lessons/knowledge you need in order to achieve your music goals.
Anthony R.
Rene is a talented patient teacher which will give all the tools you need to be a great guitarist. Save yourself months of messing around and book him now! He will teach you anything you want to learn from theory or your favorite guitar riffs.
Elysiann
Awesome instructor!
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Mike S.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 1976
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mike S.

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I teach how to play with soul!

About Mike

I have taught private guitar, piano, bass and drum lessons since the late 70s in Salt Lake City, where I majored in jazz guitar performance, and since 1980 in Los Angeles. I make the lessons fun. Some of my students have received college scholarships and won cash prizes for music contests. All of t

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Sierra
Mike taught Leo in person before the pandemic started and has been doing online lessons with him for the past eight months. He is amazing with both. Leo has a very short attention span, but a deep love for music. Mike has been able to hold Leo’s attention every week for over a year — even during online lessons. Leo has become an awesome little pianist, and has developed a love for the piano. It has given him the ability to express all of his feelings and has helped his attention span for his schoolwork. Mike has so much patience, and always inquires about Leo’s favorite activities. He is great with kids and makes them feel so comfortable. Leo loves his “booming voice” and the free play blues music they get to play together every lesson.
Logan S.
Fun time
Wyatt W.
Mike amazing! Not only are my children learning at an incredible pace, they are having so much fun :-)
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Ricardo P.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 1st place winner of the 2011 International Blues Challenge from International Blues Challenge
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Ricardo P.

28 Reviews
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If you want to learn how to play Hammond Organ for real I can help you. Organ is a very different instrument than piano and as such requires a very different approach to play. Learn all the secrets on how to get those classic rock, blues, jazz and gospel sounds and those great organ licks!

About Ricardo

I have been a professional musician and teacher all my adult life. Music is my passion and has always been how I make a living. I teach piano/keyboards, guitar, voice, bass and ukulele. I studied classical piano at SUNY at Buffalo and I initially learned to play guitar and singing on my own. Years l

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Don W.
I had been looking for a Hamond Instructor for a long time. Finally found one - and I can not say enough good things about Ricardo.

I recently was discharged Sep 3rd)) from one of our local hospitals. My health, and my age (86 today) will prevent me from taking any further lessons.

After all these years of hunting for an instructor, I feel I just can not keep going -- and I also feel like an anchor to Ricardo.
Victor P.
This was the BEST ukelele lesson!! (so far) i'm giving this a 5 star review!!
Don W.
It has been a long time for me to find a Hammond teacher!! Very pleased with first lesson and really looking forward to practice time this week. Ricardo has given me ample material to work on without making it impossible. Now it is up to me as I do not want to disappoint Ricardo when I play for him next lesson.

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Average Cost of Organ Lessons in River Forest, IL

The average cost of 60-minute organ lessons in River Forest is $59. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $45 and $75 per hour.
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"Excellent experience! Patient, Knowledgeable, tailors the session to exactly what I need; also good at not losing sight of what I need to work on and what is to come."
David
Took Organ lessons from Chuck M.
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"I began taking on line Organ lessons with Stephanie in July of 2016. She is an excellent instructor. She makes you want to learn and do your best. She is very patient and explains things very well. She asks that you practice 20 minutes a day. Since she inspires you to improve and do your best, it is easy to practice longer than requested. She has brought joy back into my life through music. I am very grateful."
Nancy Lease
Took Organ lessons from Stephanie Q.
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"Kenny helped me make real progress on the Hammond organ, I would not be playing at my church without his knowledge and guidance. Take a Lesson was a great find I would recommend It to anyone wanting to learn or improve their skills."
Steve
Took Organ lessons from Kenneth T.
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"Glenda is very patient and understanding. I am learning quite a bit from her. I enjoy working with her.
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Margaret
Took Organ lessons from Glenda J.
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"Barbara is wonderful! She was patient and thorough. I LOVED my lesson."
Teresa
Took Organ lessons from Barbara D.
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"It has been a long time for me to find a Hammond teacher!! Very pleased with first lesson and really looking forward to practice time this week. Ricardo has given me ample material to work on without making it impossible. Now it is up to me as I do not want to disappoint Ricardo when I play for him next lesson."
Don
Took Organ lessons from Ricardo P.
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"Enjoyed getting started with Mrs. Barbara. She was very informative on everything. Looking forward to future lessons."
delsie harris
Took Organ lessons from Barbara D.
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"I really enjoy my lessons with Stephanie. She is well organized and very patient. I find my lessons very enjoyable and look forward to accomplishing the tasks she sets for me.

Nancy"
Nancy Lease
Took Organ lessons from Stephanie Q.
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"Laura is a very good teacher and she explains everything very well. Very helpful."
Marcus
Took Organ lessons from Laura P.
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"Just getting started, but Stevens clearly the teacher for me. He really listens, and really knows his stuff. Looking forward to many more lessons."
Brett
Took Organ lessons from Steven B.
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