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Kenny S.

9 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Masters from University of Western Ontario
  • Teaching since 1990
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Kenny S.

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Kenny has been playing guitar since the age of 14, has received awards and grants from the Canada Council, and is an instructor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His approach to teaching guitar helps students learn quickly and maximize musical potential.

I'm a guitar player and singer songwriter from Montreal, Canada, have been living in Chicago for seven years, and have been playing electric, dobro, and acoustic guitar in the studio and on the stage for 20+ years. I play fingerstyle in a variety of tunings and am also a proficient flatpicker covering folk, bluegrass, electric, blues, and country picking techniques.

Whether you are a songwriter looking to improve your basic skills to perform a wider range of material, or a flatpicker looking to refine your improvisation skills or learn fingerstyle and open tunings, I can help you learn the correct approach to help bring your playing to a new level.

We all have within us, the ability to be an excellent player. ...

About Kenny

Kenny has been playing guitar since the age of 14, has received awards and grants from the Arts Council, and is an instructor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His approach to teaching guitar helps students learn quickly, have fun, and maximize musical potential. Kenny has played at Fe

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Robert
Great first day!
Jim
I recently started taking lessons with Kenny to try to learn some basic lead guitar in a one on one setting. I've been very impressed with his preparation, taking the time to tailor the lesson to my level of play and the music I am interested in playing. He also is very encouraging and is interested in my learning and progress, even going beyond the one hour lesson time to ensure that I have the tools necessary to continue to work at home.
Zion and Isadora R.
Great 1 st lesson. He was patient and supportive with the kids!
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Spencer N.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Spencer N.

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Pick your influences and let's break em down - learn the techniques of your favorites and how to apply them to your own creations! There is nothing secret about rocking out, and we'll have you shredding onwards shortly.

About Spencer

I'm so excited to get into music with the amazing spread of people out here! It's fairly daunting to take up a new skill, so I'd like to say that we're going to find a path that keeps interest and skill levels up. You are not required to suffer. Using several fun (and, importantly, very free) apps

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Dave K.

22 Reviews
Palos Heights, IL
Starting at $24
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor Music Performance from Northern Illinois University
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Dave K.

22 Reviews
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I have been teaching guitar for 18 years and have taught hundreds of satisfied students. When you sign up for guitar lessons with me, you will begin by learning the basics of the instrument including proper holding and playing position, tone production, rhythm, first position notes,basic chords and notation. Once you get the basics down, you will learn how to play your favorite guitar riffs and songs. All of this can happen within the first 4-6 months of playing.

About Dave

Dave K. began playing guitar at the age of 10. His influences include Joe Satriani, Eric Johnson, Guthrie Govan, Jimi Hendrix, David Gilmour, Jeff Beck, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Pat Martino, Pat Metheny and Scott Henderson. At the age of 17 he began teaching private guitar and bass lessons to classmates

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Howard W.
I haven't played the violin since I was in middle school, and I wanted to re-learn to play it. I am so glad I picked Dave, he is very professional and made me feel very comfortable. I jumped in with both feet and Dave made the instructions at our first lesson easy for me to understand. Excellent location and studio is awesome.
Rushia Hendricks
Excellent lesson. Does a wonderful job at taking older students and gently holding their feet to the fire to bring out the best- even under the most challenging of circumstances. Kudos to being such a uniquely great teacher!
Tom L.
I realize it was the first lesson but I was a little disappointed that we spend nearly the entire time on housekeeping items, like canceling and re-scheduling appointments. I think that could have been covered with an e-mail or handout. I also thought we spent too much time going over the differences between acoustic and electric guitars - considering my age and background. Would have liked to see him demonstrate what I was asked to practice before the next lesson instead of just being told to refer to the workbook.

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Remi M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Jazz Studies- focused on guitar from California Jazz Conversatory
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Remi M.

3 Reviews
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Electric guitar is the most versatile version of this instrument. We can go on to study anything from pop, blues, rock, country, funk, and jazz with this instrument.

About Remi

I am a professional guitarist based out of the San Francisco Bay Area, while I am finishing my studies at the California Jazz Conservatory. I have played in gigging bands all over the west coast ranging from pop, country, rock, blues, funk, and jazz. My primary teaching experience was doing one-on-

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David
Remi’s straightforward, and meticulous care of my finger positioning really helped my left hand fretting far beyond what I thought I was capable of. I’m playing better than ever now!
Plus Remi’s just a real cool guy!
Charlie
Remi is a very knowledgeable and unassuming guy. I am a professional musician and I met Remi when he sat in with my band. He is a great guitar player and a great guy to play with because he knows his instrument and is fun to be around. I highly recommend Remi. Great knowledge
Ryan Glick
Most Amazing guitar teacher I ever had. Havent picked it up in a while. He made it where Im very motivated to be able to play this instrument and also hopefully to perform it on stage
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Chris D.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $37
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Bachelor of Arts: Music (Performance and Pedagogy) from North Central University
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Chris D.

11 Reviews
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My students can expect a lesson plan that will help them achieve their personal goals on the electric guitar. Whether it's playing a couple of popular rock-riffs like Iron Man or learning how to tastefully comp a ii-V-I Jazz chord progression. We'll learn the guitar rudiments and throw in an appropriate amount of music theory that fits with your goals.

About Chris

Chris grew up hearing his dad play guitar around the house and at live shows. He “caught the bug” around age 13 and hasn’t stopped playing since! He’s been teaching guitar since 2003 and received his Bachelor of Arts in Music at North Central University in 2008 where he studied jazz, blues, rock, c

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Renee
My 15 year-old son started guitar this summer. He has truly enjoyed working with Chris. Chris is patient and encouraging, as well as being a cool guy that my son looks up to.
Helen
My 13-years old son was reluctant to take music lessons. He had not liked piano (with a different instructor) when he was younger, but agreed to try guitar. Since the first trial lesson, he has been excited to learn more!

Chris is a fun teacher who knows his stuff and who communicates well with both his students and their parents. I have three kids and have found it’s difficult to find a teacher who is responsive to parents + engaging with youth + gifted at music.

His rates are very reasonable for our area. His in-home lesson space is professional and comfortable — I get to sit on a comfy couch and get work done during my son’s weekly lesson. In addition, Chris goes above and beyond to make sure the lessons are meeting our expectations. He tracked down strings for us when we accidentally broke one. He has rescheduled lessons due to our busy schedules. He is genuinely kind and such a pleasure to work with — we couldn’t be more thrilled!
Brian
Our kids have loved working with Chris. He picks songs they're excited to play, teaches them patiently, and has a lot of fun with them. They've made a ton of progress since they started with Chris, and they're always excited to see him!

JG M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2011
  • B.A. Guitar Performance from Berklee College of Music
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Hi!

I offer engaging and personalized guitar lessons for students. We build upon fundamentals skills through each lesson as the student learns their favorite songs. We also explore different aspects of music including improvisation, theory, composition, and even recording their own music. I provide study materials such as PDF files, backing tracks and videos to help students review what we cover in the lessons.

I had the privilege of receiving my B.A. in Guitar Performance from Berklee College of Music where I had the opportunity of learning and performing with great musicians from around the world. Because of my experience working with students of all ages from kids to adults, I truly believe that I can help anyone accomplish their musical goals!

I am currently only doing online lessons on Skype.

I look forward to meeting you and getting you started with lessons!

Best,

Juan
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About JG

Hi! I offer engaging and personalized guitar lessons for students. We build upon fundamentals skills through each lesson as the student learns their favorite songs. We also explore different aspects of music including improvisation, theory, composition, and even recording their own music. I prov

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Average Cost of Electric Guitar Lessons in Skokie, IL

The average cost of 60-minute electric guitar lessons in Skokie is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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"Dave is an awesome instructor who truly understands how to reach an adult learner like me. I have about 9 years experience playing acoustic guitar and was worried about making the jump to electric. Dave is teaching me many of the steps I missed or thought I could work around. His knowledge of music theory, and more importantly, his ability to relay it to me in a practical/attainable manner has been invaluable. I've had several teachers before but Dave is really making it click. Also, I appreciate his approach to web-based materials so that I know exactly where to find answers outside of our sessions. I'll be a client as long as he'll have me and intend to have him teach my son guitar when the time is right!"
Dr. K
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Dave B.
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"Amazing teacher and has a deep understanding of the instrument. I have improved more with these lessons than I have with any other instructor! Emi is easy to work with and quick to identify the strengths and weaknesses in your play. Best music teacher you will find anywhere!"
Julian
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Emiliano T.
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"Marcela is an incredible teacher! She is really great at teaching the basics while working you up to playing styles of music that interest you. I'm really excited for our next lesson!"
Natalia
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Marcela C.
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"Nils is a great teacher. He has really advanced my music theory knowledge."
Daniel
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Nils B.
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"My 13-years old son was reluctant to take music lessons. He had not liked piano (with a different instructor) when he was younger, but agreed to try guitar. Since the first trial lesson, he has been excited to learn more!

Chris is a fun teacher who knows his stuff and who communicates well with both his students and their parents. I have three kids and have found it’s difficult to find a teacher who is responsive to parents + engaging with youth + gifted at music.

His rates are very reasonable for our area. His in-home lesson space is professional and comfortable — I get to sit on a comfy couch and get work done during my son’s weekly lesson. In addition, Chris goes above and beyond to make sure the lessons are meeting our expectations. He tracked down strings for us when we accidentally broke one. He has rescheduled lessons due to our busy schedules. He is genuinely kind and such a pleasure to work with — we couldn’t be more thrilled!"
Helen
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Chris D.
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"wonderful teacher, what more can I say."
Tim Jenkins
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Donnie is an excellent teacher. He a good sense of picking up on parts that may be difficult for a student and working out a new way or technique to learn it. He is very patient."
JADEN
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"great teacher, patient"
Herb
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Chris is a great teacher. I met him in group lessons. And now I’m using him for personal lessons. It was a good lesson."
Ronald
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Chris V.
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"Ahmad is the BEST! I usually feel pretty self-conscious when learning something new, but never the case with Ahmad. Weekly lessons were always super fun and a great escape from work. He individualizes his classes and keeps your preferred genre in mind. He even wrote out the music based on youtube videos of my favorite songs (guitar or not!) Very talented and knowledgeable about his craft. Cannot think of one negative thing. SUPERB!"
Janet
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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