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Steven S.

Palatine, IL
Starting at $29
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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

ryan S.

5 Reviews
Elgin, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, German
  • Teaching since 2015
  • 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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Paul W.

81 Reviews
Mount Prospect, IL
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
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Paul W.

81 Reviews
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I tailor all my lessons to the individual students interests and wants.
Whatever your goals are, I'll help you get there.

About Paul

I have played the guitar for twenty years and have studied a wide variety of music including jazz, classical, folk, blues and rock. I’m skilled in acoustic, electric and classical styles of the guitar. I have an open mind about music and can appreciate any style or type. I have a firm background

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James J.
I cannot say enough good things about paul. First, despite having so many years of playing, he doesn't judge or look down on you for not having the same level of knowledge he has. Instead - he is able to communicate concepts, both basic and advanced, to you in a way that you can understand. Second, he caters to you in order to achieve the goals you want to achieve, not the ones he thinks you should have. Lastly, he's clearly passionate about playing, and music in general. he's a great guy to chat about, seems really down to earth, and goes above and beyond in order to make the most of the lesson.

I cannot say enough good things about paul. Highly recommend you take his lessons!
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Katie
As a young female, I was apprehensive about choosing a male teacher that teaches in his home. However, Paul has been professional and I have not had any concerns since meeting him and working with him. He is a well-planned, experienced teacher who artfully progresses students from week to week in a manner that is constructive and fun. In only 5 weeks I have learned more about playing guitar and guitar theory than I would have thought. He has been attentive to my goals and it is precisely the experience that I pay for.

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Lin J.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • A.A. in Music from Manchester Community College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Lin J.

3 Reviews
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My students not only learn to play the guitar, but learn "why they are doing what they are doing!" I teach all ages and I am very patient. We can work as fast or as slow as you like. I believe lessons should be informative and fun at the same time. I teach each students the basics of note reading, chord theory and scales as these subjects relate to the guitar. I use varoius method books like Hal Leonard, The FJH Music, as well as method books for children.

About Lin

Hi! My name is Lin Belliveau. I have been teaching guitar, Ukulele, bass guitar and music theory for over 30 years. I am currently accepting students at my home studio and online. I have been studying music since an early age and I continue as I believe my music education should be on going. I reci

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Emily V.
My 13 year old daughter is taking lessons from Lin and says “she’s a pretty cool lady. I really like her”. That’s a pretty hard compliment to get from a teenager. Lin is fun and has made learning guitar a pleasure and something my daughter looks forward every week. I would highly recommend her!
Emily V.
My 12 yo daughter said she was a neat lady and liked her lesson.
Willow D.
My 7 year old daughter loved her first couple of lessons with Lin and looks forward to many more. Lin is very knowledgeable. She is also kind and patient.

Phil H.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Classical Guitar Performance from Columbus State University
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Phil H.

5 Reviews
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While my background is in classical guitar, I enjoy exploring other genres such as jazz guitar. If you're not sure what genre you want to study, let's first learn the basics and then go from there.

About Phil

I've been playing guitar for over 20 years and teaching since 2008. Along with teaching, I've also been pursuing music recording, an endeavor which has produced two full-length albums and one that is still in progress that should be released sometime in 2020. *** Lesson Details *** When teachin

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Luke
Lucas thought he was great! Really like first lesson!
Francine G.
Phil was easy to work with and I learned a lot in my first lesson. I look forward to improving and my future lessons.
Natalie
Phil Hodges is a phenomenal and inspiring guitar teacher. Over the past year of guitar lessons with Phil, my daughter's playing ability has rapidly advanced and she is so enthusiastic about practicing. Guitar lessons with Phil is a highlight of her week!
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Tony C.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • B.S. in Contemporary Music Studies - Jazz Guitar from State University of New York at New Paltz
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Tony C.

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Hi!

I’ve been playing guitar for 10 years, starting from a shredhead, evolving to a jazzboy, and ending up as a who knows what. I got my BS in Contemporary Music Studies at SUNY New Paltz studying with Mark Dziuba, one of the baddest dudes around.

I’ve played in bands ranging from funk, straight-ahead and gypsy jazz to indie and surf rock. When it comes to music my mind is totally open; If you’re interested in it, I am interested.

About Tony

Hi! I'm Tony. I am a guitarist and teacher with 10+ years of experience performing in jazz, rock, and funk groups, producing electronic music, and teaching. My goal as a teacher is to create a relaxing and fun environment where we can unlock the latent musical ability that we all have. I focus j

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Colin
Patient and funny-great teacher!
Joe M
Working from home for the past 8 months has made me stir-crazy. I decided I needed a hobby. I had an old acoustic guitar that was gathering dust. I had tried to learn to play on my own years ago by reading a book, but gave up quickly. It didnt take long to realize that playing the guitar requires hand manipulations that are at times completely foreign to the human body. Tony pretty much showed me that I was taking the wrong approach from the start. What I appreciated the most is that Tony was able to guide me to getting to a point in just a couple of sessions where I could actually play something recognizable. Tony is a nice guy, very knowledgeable, respectful, and PATIENT (thank god).

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Round Lake, IL

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Round Lake 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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"Jesse is going to be a great teacher for me. He obviously knows what he is teaching and I can already tell, that he will be able to judge how far to push me, or to back off a bit if I get stumped. His enthusiasm is contagious.I am already looking forward to future lessons.
I am a visual person so his method makes perfect sense to me, just have to get the
fingers to keep up with my brain. I was afraid it might be the other way around, so am pleasantly surprised. Now, practice begins."
Robert
Took Guitar lessons from Jesse H.
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"Keeps the lesson moving and is very positive with feedback."
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Took Guitar lessons from Edwin I.
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"Francesca has been an amazing guitar instructor for my daughter. Francesca is no-nonsense, highly motivational, and makes guitar lessons fun. My daughter always looks forward to lessons, and I am impressed by my daughter's progress: she is now writing her own music and lyrics! Francesca has even managed to pull my daughter out of her shell and encourage her to sing her songs. That in itself is a remarkable feat as my daughter is very shy. Francesca has done wonders, not just for my daughter's guitar-playing, but for her self-confidence as well."
Janet
Took Guitar lessons from Francesca V.
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"John is a great teacher. Patient and knowledgable, he'll get you playing tunes in no time."
Andy Symonds
Took Guitar lessons from John B.
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"Ahmad is an extremely patient and mindful teacher which makes him perfect to teach children. Especially children like my son. My son has behavior and attention challenges that make focusing close to impossible. He has been learning to play guitar with Ahmad for nearly two years. In this time he has made amazing progress even though he refuses to practice. He can play several old rock songs from beginning to end. Ahmad has taught a difficult child a difficult task. Ahmad has given my son an outlet for frustration, a much needed coping skill, and hope for success in his future. We are very grateful. I'm looking forward to seeing my son play his guitar on a stage someday ( even just a high school talent show). Thank you, Ahmad. Highly recommend."
Cindy
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"My Child looks forward to going to guitar lessons every week. She loves the style of teaching."
chris
Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Very talented. Patient. Creative lessons. Great instructor."
Jay
Took Guitar lessons from Andrew D.
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"Dave is very patient & very encouraging which is exactly the type of teacher I needed since I've never played guitar or any other musical instrument. His can-do attitude is infectious."
Paula
Took Guitar lessons from David M.
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"Eric is a highly intelligent musician. He is very patient and encouraging. Eric knows how to teach as well. He can get the point of the lesson across in a manner that is easily understood. I have had instructors before who were excellent musicians but just could not get the hang of teaching what they know. Eric also does not just "show you were to put your fingers". He teaches you "why you put your fingers where you do". His style of teaching is exactly what I was looking for. The fretboard makes so much more sense to me now. Rock on!"
Doug
Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"I enjoyed my lessons with Greg. He is very helpful, always upbeat, patient and positive. He takes things slow so that you don't feel like you have tons of things to practice. And over all he's just really nice and fun and a very good teacher to have."
Wenxing
Took Guitar lessons from Greg G.
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