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Matt M.

10 Reviews
Mokena, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Matt M.

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I have been teaching acoustic guitar for over 13 years. Curriculum is student-specific but in most cases will include chord theory, strum patterns, fingerpicking, songwriting, and soloing.

About Matt

Hi! My name is Matt M. and I am the owner and founder of Black & White Music Services, Inc., a professional music education and production company. I began teaching at a fairly early age and moved to teaching privately over 9 years ago. I have a deep passion for music and the guitar and do my bes

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Kevin K.
Matt continues to challenge me. His teaching methods are great - he doesn't just teach techniques, he immediately puts techniques to work by applying them to a song I would like to learn. He is also very good about explaining the reasoning behind certain techniques/habits.

Susana O.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • B.S Biology from Roosevelt University
  • Teaching since 2008
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Susana O.

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I was born and raise on Peru, South America. My interest in music began when I was 9 years old. I came to USA when I was 17 and started attending college. I have take several music classes at college level like Music Theory, Music History, Piano, Voice and Ensemble. I finished my Associates degree in Fine Arts in Music in 2010. I have over 10 years of experience teaching music to students of all ages. I teach guitar and piano and I use different methods according to the student's needs. I also hold 2 recitals a year so students can show their hard work.

About Susana

Education is one of the most valuable things you can acquire. Knowledge stays with you wherever you go and you can use it in the less unexpected situation. I was born and raise on Peru, South America. My interest in music began when I was 9 years old. I came to USA when I was 17 and started atte

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yusuf M.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $15
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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yusuf M.

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I spend a lot of time gearing my lessons to each specific student. Obviously we will learn songs that you are interested in. But in addition to that I write out specific exercises to help my students learn while also making it something that is fun and interesting to play so that we are not tied solely to learning from a book when it is not necessary. I can also help with songwriting, improvisation and other creative pursuits. The genres I am well versed in are pop, rock, classical, jazz, blues, funk, etc.

About Yusuf

I've been playing guitar for 14 years. I have always had a passion for learning as well as performing music and I continue both of those practices to this day. I am a strong believer in gearing each lesson plan to a students individual interest and will write out individual exercises and arrangemen

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He’s extremely knowledgeable and patient. He listens and analyzes in order to give a perfectly tailored lesson plan. Glad to have him as an instructor

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Erica G.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $39
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2014
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Erica G.

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I teach guitar elementary level age 5+

About Erica

I'm a professional singer, songwriter, and recording artist originally from Tanzania in East Africa. I love empowering students to discover the joy of music in every lesson. I've studied music theory, voice, and piano at the college level, and I'm also a self taught guitar player. For voice

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Zaira B.
It was wonderful meeting Erica - our daughter Zaza enjoyed her lesson and is already asking "how many days until Tuesday"? We look forward to seeing Erica again next week for more music and fun!
Cole
I gauge success on how well my kid responds. Instead of once a week lessons he now wants twice. Somehow Erica connected with him and he now wants to practice his guitar. Thank you!
Sean A.
Super! Erica was great. We are looking forward to working with her.
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James S.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music Management from Florida Southern College
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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James S.

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Hello, my name is James! I'm a professional musician, specializing in acoustic/electric guitar, drums, bass and keyboard. I've earned a Bachelors degree in Music in 2017, and have had extensive experience teaching students of all ages the benefits and fundamentals of learning music since 2014.

Taking any sort of music lesson with me will ensure that you get reliable and comprehensive knowledge of the instrument of your choice. I work with students of all skill levels; beginner, intermediate and advanced. I apply fun and effective ways to help you learn new songs and techniques. My goal is to get you to become the best musician you can be, and it would be my honor to help you achieve your goals.

About James

I strive to provide quality Music education to students of various skill levels, interests, ability. I have extensive experience working with people with special needs as well as intermediate to advanced players. Hey, I’m James! I’ve been playing music professionally since I was a teenager, and

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wonderful!
Joe
James is patient and great. definitely has a plan
Andrea
James is very patient with his students. He caters his lessons to his students level. Worth every penny.
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Eloy O.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Eloy O.

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Let me take your playing to the next level! we are going to work on every detail and I'll make sure that you are making progress.
My main goal is to help you reach yours.

You can expect to learn:

1) All the techniques you need to become a very well formed guitarist.

2) All the concepts you need to know to understand the music you play.

3) We can work on your favorite songs and music genres.

You will receive all the material learned on each lesson in PDF format.

If you have any questions please feel free to ask me.

About Eloy

I started to play when I was 12 years old inspired by some guitar players such as Stevie Ray Vaughan, Gary Moore, Richie Blackmore and then I started taking classical and electric guitar lessons. I've been learning music from several composers like J. S. Bach, Villa Lobos, Mozart and electric guit

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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!!
Miki
I'm a newbie with the guitar, but I've learnt other instruments before, and I can tell you that Eloy is a superb teacher.

He's very methodical, patient, and has a great eye to help you with your technique. One thing that has greatly impressed me is how he plans the exercises to build onto each other, both in technique and in theory.

He can for real make an impact in your guitar playing no matter your level.

Thanks for everything and we'll keep at it!

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Average Cost of Acoustic Guitar Lessons in Riverside, IL

The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Riverside is $69. 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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"My lesson was very rewarding - excellent instructor , if you have a question he has an answer . He knows the guitar - Mr. Tomas makes you feel at ease , I was having a problem with my short fingers . He told me all the things that I was not doing correct and this was my first lesson - He made me feel really good when I did something right .

I have known Mr . Tomas for a short period of time and believe me if he can teach me and I am 70 years old and I have tired taking lessons before and they never worked out . Mr . Tomas is the person to go with ."
John
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tomas B.
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"Jimmy is an awesome guitar teacher! A couple of yrs. ago, my 12 year old son was looking at getting professional guitar training, because though he was interested, he had very little k/w etc..and one of his friend's Dad recommended Jimmy.
You can see right away, that Jimmy is excellent with kids..and my son seems to enjoy every session with him. Jimmy's coaching technique is worth a mention as well. He makes it a point to make your basics very strong, which equips the person with enough skill to actually 'create' their own music versus simply 'copying' an existing song etc. I've been thoroughly satisfied sending my son to Jimmy for guitar sessions and the result shows. I see my son now playing quite fluently...and with confidence and will try and take a shot at making the cut for his High School's music/guitar team.

Also, looking at some of the other music instruments displayed in his studio, does seem Jimmy's a very talented musician, well versed in several areas.

Finally, Jimmy's studio is one nice n cozy place, where parents can do office work, sit and stretch out, watch TV, read and doze off or simply watch their kids learn guitar. I like being there as well :).

- Niraj"
Niraj
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James R.
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"Ahmad is an outstanding teacher. When I first met him I had barely ever touched a guitar. Now I can play some of my favorite songs! Ahmad takes the time to work with you to meet your individual goals and his patience makes even a beginner player feel comfortable. My lesson with him is the favorite part of my day. I highly recommend Ahmad."
Laura
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"My kids love Joey! He is a great teacher and mentor"
Ashley M.
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Joseph R.
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"Sean was immediately able to assess where I was at on the guitar and I was surprised at how quickly I began learning new chords and techniques. The lesson was natural and fluid and I left knowing more than I did when the lesson started. I have lots to practice! I would definitely recommend Sean as a great guitar teacher."
Christopher Riavez
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Sean S.
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"Jay is a very good teacher, helped me progress a lot since the beginning with a little theory and a lot of practice!
It's fun to learn with him!"
Benjamin
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jay P.
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"My 11-year old son is excited to have more lessons after the first one. He has been practicing for his next lesson. I give Kory 5 stars because my son's attitude is a reflection of Kory's teaching style."
Pamela
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kory I.
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"Scott is patient, develops a plan that is geared to me and my style of playing and level of learning. I enjoy progressing slowly but steady to improve on what I've learned"
John
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Scott S.
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"Chris is a great teacher for my 11 year old daughter. From the very first lesson they were working on real songs which has made all the difference. He breaks things down really clearly and she has made amazing progress. Plus- she has a good time, even with the online format."
Molly
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chris B.
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"I enjoyed my first lesson. The time flew by. Justin was friendly and professional. I'm looking forward to the next lesson."
Joe
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Justin M.
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