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John L.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, spanish, french
  • Jazz Performance from San Diego State University
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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John L.

16 Reviews
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I teach piano in the same manner in which I teach every instrument. First I teach students the rudiments of the instrument. Also I teach them how to read and a bit of music theory. From that point I like to follow the students lead. They bring in songs that they would like to learn, or possibly how to play a certain style like Funk, or Blues, or how to approach a classical sonata. At every point I try to point out general aspects of music that need to be learned from the material that they choose.

About John

Hello, Thanks so much for taking the time to inquire about studying music with me. Music and studying music has always been a passionate experience for me. I have been so blessed with the teachers and fellow musicians in my life. You should realize that your study of music may start with me,

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Emily C.
The first lesson was great. John is a great communicator .
Jeremiah
John is good teacher, I completely satisfied.
Aidan
Very comfortable atmosphere. John asked my son what his goals were and tgen taylored instruction to help him meet those goals..We were very pleased! We highly recommend him.
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Kathryn Z.

44 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, German, French, Italian
  • Master of Music in Voice from Cleveland Institute of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kathryn Z.

44 Reviews
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Reading of music and basic piano technique are emphasized, incorporating aspects of music theory and musicality.

About Kathryn

Kathy believes that variety is the spice of not only life, but also music. Raised singing folk music with a musical family (think accordions, guitars and lots of vocal harmonies), she learned guitar and piano at an early age, but began singing even earlier. Her quest to give the world the best

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Mary-Clare
Amazing!!! A bright, joyful light!
Thiago
My experience with Kathy has been great. It's been roughly five months and I learned a lot and I'm also much more confident to sing. Learning the right techniques is crucial. Kathy is extremely patient and she adapts the classes to the student goals and aspirations. English is not my first language and she was also always very respectful and patient in explaining everything twice or maybe three times until I get it.
Kathleen
Kathryn has a terrific demeanor, and provides clear, thoughtful suggestions for technique!

Minoo M.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English and farsi
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2001
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Minoo M.

21 Reviews
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piano lesson in your home. I have been teaching piano more than 18 years. Your love of music will grow as I help you develop your piano skills.

About Minoo

I am the member of MTAC and prepare students for the California Certificate of Merit. My teaching philosophy is based in the belief that learning music should be fun and exciting! I always encourage my students to pursue the kind of music that they find most appealing, rather than using the same cur

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Suzanna
As an adult learner, I was intimidated to start piano. Minoo is encouraging as well as a skillful teacher. I highly recommend her.
Amir E.
Sincere, skillful, experienced.
May D.
Patient and encouraging

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Kathryn Z.

44 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, German, French, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2014
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Kathryn Z.

44 Reviews
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Reading of music and basic piano technique are emphasized, incorporating aspects of music theory and musicality.

About Kathryn

Kathy believes that variety is the spice of not only life, but also music. Raised singing folk music with a musical family (think accordions, guitars and lots of vocal harmonies), she learned guitar and piano at an early age, but began singing even earlier. Her quest to give the world the best

Recent Reviews
Mary-Clare
Amazing!!! A bright, joyful light!
Thiago
My experience with Kathy has been great. It's been roughly five months and I learned a lot and I'm also much more confident to sing. Learning the right techniques is crucial. Kathy is extremely patient and she adapts the classes to the student goals and aspirations. English is not my first language and she was also always very respectful and patient in explaining everything twice or maybe three times until I get it.
Kathleen
Kathryn has a terrific demeanor, and provides clear, thoughtful suggestions for technique!

Minoo M.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English and farsi
  • Teaches students 5 to 65
  • Teaching since 2001
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Minoo M.

21 Reviews
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Online Piano Teacher

piano lesson in your home. I have been teaching piano more than 18 years. Your love of music will grow as I help you develop your piano skills.

About Minoo

I am the member of MTAC and prepare students for the California Certificate of Merit. My teaching philosophy is based in the belief that learning music should be fun and exciting! I always encourage my students to pursue the kind of music that they find most appealing, rather than using the same cur

Recent Reviews
Suzanna
As an adult learner, I was intimidated to start piano. Minoo is encouraging as well as a skillful teacher. I highly recommend her.
Amir E.
Sincere, skillful, experienced.
May D.
Patient and encouraging
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Damien G.

45 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Damien G.

45 Reviews
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Damien G. received his Bachelor’s degree in Clarinet Performance from Loyola University New Orleans, his Master’s Degree from the University of North Texas, and is currently working on his DMA at the University of North Texas. As an undergrad at Loyola University, Damien toured as a clarinet soloist with the Loyola Chamber Orchestra in Yugoslavia, Hungary, and Vienna. He has been a member of the UNT Wind Symphony , under Eugene Corporan, and the UNT Orchestra, led by Anshel Brusilow. More recently, he has performed at two UNT concerto concerts as a soloist with the UNT chamber orchestra. Damien also has performed with the Contemporary Theater of Dallas along with other freelance activities in the DFW area. His teachers include: Mr. A. Crisanti,Dr. James Gillespie, Dr. John Scott, Steve Cohen, Daryl Coad, and John Reeks.

About Damien

Damien G. received his Bachelor’s degree in Clarinet Performance from Loyola University New Orleans, his Master’s Degree from the University of North Texas, and is currently working on his DMA at the University of North Texas. As an undergrad at Loyola University, Damien toured as a clarinet sol

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Andrew
great teacher!
Ramon L.
he reviews and cares in a broad way
Camille D.
Terrible. Only taught 30 minutes out of 60 minute sessions. On the 3 session I mentioned it and he said he didn’t think my son needed more than that even though we paid for it. Was so disrespectful!!!! Never again!!! Highly unprofessional when asked about why he cut the lessons short. Please don’t leave your kids with this instructor work paying attention. He will get over on you if he thinks you’re not involved.

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Average Cost of Piano Lessons in River Forest, IL

The average cost of 60-minute piano lessons in River Forest is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $29 and $300 per hour.
30 min
$41 average
45 min
$56 average
60 min
$70 average

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"Terri is amazing!

Terri is the perfect piano instructor for me. I hadn't touched a piano in 20 years but in less that 6 months, you wouldn't know it. We started with the basics and gradually progressed at my own rate - taking more time on theories and styles that I had a harder time with and speeding through those I found easier. She is personable and patient. I can't wait for my Friday lessons!"
John
Took Piano lessons from Terri M.
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"Kevin is an amazing instructor. He does a great job keeping my 5 year old interested in learning and always makes it exciting for her. She LOVES him! I highly recommend him."
Sandi
Took Piano lessons from Kevin M.
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"Fawn is patient, knowledgeable, and eager to help.
Sessions with Fawn are always very helpful and she is knowledgeable on all of my musical topics (piano, songwriting, voice, performance, theory) and she is always prepared and positive, cheerful, and extremely patient. She also is very good at finding different ways to explain things so I can understand them. Well worth the hourly rate. All around, exactly what I could've hoped for in a private music teacher. A+++++"
Kaya
Took Piano lessons from Fawn A.
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"Really great first class, Kara is very patient and we had a very productive first lesson! My daughter is 5 and really looking forward to continue!"
Hadley
Took Piano lessons from Kara S.
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"Alex and I went to junior college together and during our time there I was frequently impressed by his unique talent and constant dedication to honing his craft. During our last semester together, we shared a junior recital and working with him on that was a very enjoyable experience. Aside from being a phenomenal musician and teacher, he’s also a wonderful guy to interact with and has a great sense of humor. Students of his will be in the best of hands!"
Arthur
Took Piano lessons from Edward L.
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"We have known Ms. Hanaa for almost a year now and she's been a terrific teacher. She teaches my 10-year old daughter guitar lessons at her home studio. My daughter gets along with her very well and enjoys her teaching style. She usually spends extra time with my daughter to repeat the difficult to play notes."
Khaled
Took Piano lessons from Hanaa H.
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"I am very thankful to have had the opportunity to have Keith as my piano/music theory instructor. He was very patient with me and made sure I understood the lessons and the concepts. It had been a long time since the last time I played piano and he accommodated to my needs and what I needed to learn first before we advanced to the next level of the lesson. If you're just starting out, he's a great first teacher to have!"
Marianne Hope
Took Piano lessons from Keith J.
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"Great instructor, I really like how he explains all the different methods to learn piano. Now is much easier for me to know what to parctice to get better."
Alexander
Took Piano lessons from Ian S.
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"I went to Bryan for a piano lesson--it was great! He was extremely patient and definitely knows his stuff. He was able to carefully and clearly explain challenging musical ideas to me. He also provided very practical tips that almost immediately improved my piano playing. When teaching, he is able to demonstrate even the most complex of techniques. The lesson was informative and well taught! None of my previous teachers even come close. I'll definitely be back!"
Cam
Took Piano lessons from Bryan D.
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"I love Roberta. She is so knowledgeable, professional and friendly...a wonderful combination to have in a teacher. She is patient and thorough. I would highly recommend her."
Colleen
Took Piano lessons from Roberta D.
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