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Ryan B.

90 Reviews
Chicago, IL
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ryan B.

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I've been teaching guitar for 5 years helping students develop a love for the instrument and learn more about music along the way. There are many styles I'm comfortable teaching from folk (fingerpicking or flatpicking), rock, blues and funk and I would love working on developing a unique style of your own. Within the first few lessons you'll have a solid base of strumming, picking and chord changes and even a few simple songs under your belt. Moving on from there I will craft lessons to move you toward a "goal song," making sure to cater your progress to your needs while keeping a focus on good technique. I enjoy working with students of all ages and experiences and I can't wait to meet you!

About Ryan

Ryan is a musician from Logan Square who plays a plethora of different instruments. He specializes in guitar, banjo, mandolin and ukulele, but also dabbles in accordion, piano, drums, harmonica and several others. Learning to play instruments is one of the true pleasures in his life and he hopes he

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The best!
Ryan
I have been working with Ryan on the Banjo for over a year now. He is incredible patient, encouraging and seriously knows his stuff!
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Michael B.

3 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michael B.

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I am a recent Berklee College of Music graduate living in Chicago. At Berklee, I was the first rock/metal guitarist to receive the "Jimi Hendrix Award." This award is given to the best guitarist at the school. I've played and studied many styles of music ranging from classical, traditional, blues, country, rock, and metal.
Besides teaching, I have a passion for songwriting and performance. Here in Chicago, I am currently playing with various bands and writing my own music. My teaching style is very "goal-oriented," and I will teach students to set short-term goals, medium goals, and then demonstrate to them how reaching the short and medium-term goals leads to accomplishing long-term goals. I envision teaching much like my teachings at Berklee where once my lesson was finished, I only wanted to go home and learn more. If you want to learn multiple styles from someone who is truly passionate about the instrument, I'm your guy!

About Michael

Hello, my name is Michael! I have been playing guitar since I was 10-years old. Aside from being a teacher, performer, and songwriter, I would define myself as a "guitar nerd" because I love every aspect of playing. I still practice every day and have an insatiable hunger for new opportunities to p

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Colin C.
I'm 2 lessons in and so far Michael has been a great teacher. He is exceptionally skilled and has a wealth of knowledge to share, as well as being very good at listening to what I am trying to accomplish and creating well thought out exercises to help me progress. Highly recommended!
Lori
Michael has incredible patience with students from beginner to extremely advanced. His excitement about mastering guitar is infectious. He instills confidence in any student and is genuinely thrilled when they achieve their goals. I highly recommend Michael as a teacher.
Sarah
Michael is an amazing guitar player! He is extremely disciplined with a wide array of experiences. He was acclaimed by peers and professors at Berklee. Michael brings the dedication and talent that will help students succeed. If you want to learn from the best of the best, learn from Michael!

Chaetan N.

4 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Golden Unicorn for "Best Beck" from Boston Band Crush
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Chaetan N.

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You can do so much with a guitar, and I can show you how to do just about all of it. I started lessons in 1995 and have played nearly everyday since. It quickly became my main instrument, so I am very confident I can help you reach your goals. Electric or acoustic, steel string or nylon, you will get quality lessons from a professional in the industry recognized for a fresh point of view.

About Chaetan

Having played music for as long as I can remember (my father is an accomplished Jazz and Soul drummer), music has always been a key ingredient in my life. From playing the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles theme on the drum set as a toddler, I have gone on to learn electric/classical/lap steel guitar, e

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Amber F.
Excellent. Keeps the student inspired!
MeganR
Great Beginner Guitar Lessons

I look forward to my weekly guitar lessons with Chaetan because he is a very knowledgeable, relaxed, and patient teacher. He tailors my lessons to meet my personal goals (learning those pinnacle acoustic songs). But as an exceptional instructor, he also guides me to meet goals he has for me as a student, such as learning to build chords on my own. The quality of his instruction has already increased my progress on the instrument. Overall, his talent and interest in music motivate me to practice so I am fortunate to have found Chaetan as my guitar teacher.
PamS1
Excellent and Unique Teacher

Chaetan is a very friendly instructor who tailors his lessons to meet both the experience level and type of music a student is interested in. Chaetan has a lot of energy and makes the lessons fun. He appears to know every aspect of what he is teaching as well as plays other instruments. My daughter and I are both very happy with Chaetan.

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Tony N.

26 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Music from Tufts University
  • Awarded AIM Songwriting 2019 Winner from VAFF
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Tony N.

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Guitar teacher experienced with teaching people aged 5-45! Whether you want to learn cowboy chords to play your favorite tunes or shed some licks, I pride myself in providing an accessible, comfortable learning environment whether you're just starting out or are looking to improve your musicality.

About Tony

Hi! My name is Tony, and I'm a music educator passionate about giving my students the skills to play music and the tools to take charge of their learning. I have been teaching guitar, piano, voice, music production, and songwriting for 10 years and have worked with pre-school aged kids, teens, and

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Rachel Ioffe
Tony is seriously the best music teacher I have EVER had. He is so supportive, understanding, and knowledgeable. I have learned more about music theory in the past few months that I have taken lessons with Tony than I have across a whole 5 years. The way he explains all of the new concepts is very understandable and his encouraging nature makes you feel comfortable even if you make a mistake. He also lets you learn songs that you actually want to play, making the lessons even more enjoyable. Overall, Tony has truly helped me improve and actually makes me want to practice during my free time to become a better musician. Thank you Tony!
Lee
Tony creates a class just for me. Each class adds another layer to what I have already learned. I am progressing faster than I expected.
Lee
Patience , working with new beginners, Tony has confidence that anyone can play and do it their way is inspiring.

Jorge S.

11 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jorge S.

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I am a CERTIFIED Guitar Teacher with 6 years of experience teaching public school curriculum. I have a degree in guitar and I can teach many musical subjects. I have taught 15 years of private lessons and have grown to create a very personal learning experience for each of my students. I have worked with artists such as: Khalid (Artist), John Karpowich (Producer/Santana), Jamie Merrill (Artist), Mark Saenz (LiK / American Stone), Eric Boseman (Rhianna / Whitney Houston), and many others!

*After you purchase your lesson package, I will contact you to set up a 30 min meet and greet, send you tons of materials and resources, and get to know your goals so we we waste ZERO lesson time! Every student receives my two books ...

About Jorge

Jorge is a versatile musician who has worked alongside some of the industry's top performers. His collaborative work and solo work has reached many audiences throughout the world. Aside from recording in many studios, writing, and performing, he is also an accomplished educator with 5 years experie

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Max K.
Jorge is fantastic! He has a really pro setup with a great webcam so it's really easy to follow along while he teaches. He has an endless amount of resources and you always leave with plenty of material to practice with during the week. Amazing guitar player, great teacher. Stop reading this and book a lesson with Jorge!
Peter
Friendly teacher, listens to your goals and helps you quickly pick up fundamentals and almost immediately start building towards those goals. Has lots of resources and is extremely personable.
Ben G.
Jorge is awesome! Not much else to say. He really knows his stuff and teaches extremely well!
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Lisa A.

19 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 1997
  • Awarded Honored Lifetime Member from Wellington Who's Who of Executive and Professionals
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lisa A.

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I teach all areas of Guitar. I teach you how to read the music, understand the theory, and to play many different styles as well as genres of music. I also work on playing by ear and transposition as well as how to follow a lead sheet or chord sheet.

About Lisa

Lisa Abrams has a Vocal Music Education Degree from Capital University, Columbus, Ohio. She graduated in 1997 and has been teaching professionally, both in schools and privately, since that time. She has taught General Music grades K-8 in the Parochial School System. She has been the Music Dir

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Denis D.
Got more than was expected. A+
Tyler
My lessons are great! She is incredibly knowledgeable in both experience, and the literature aspect of the piano instrument and I plan on keeping my lessons with her as long as I can.
Lorraine D.
going to be a lot of fun starting me out right where I want to be

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Skokie is $64. 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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"Paul is very encouraging and knowledgeable. He is able to convey musical theory concepts is a way that I can finally understand."
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"Loving the relaxed atmosphere with David. Bargain prices for the one on one experience with such an awesome, educated and talented musician."
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Took Guitar lessons from David C.
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"Awesome first lesson. My daughter really liked it and she learned a lot. The instructor with very patient with her and took the time to make sure she understood what he was explaining."
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"The very first lesson i learned great tips and info that he made so easy to understand and practice. Great teacher."
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As someone that felt stuck with his level Andrea really helped me go to the next step.
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Took Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"I've learned so much from Eric after just a few weeks of lessons. An enthusiastic and inspiring teacher, Eric makes each lesson a breakthrough learning experience. He’s very thoughtful about incorporating topics and information in our lessons that help me progress in the the areas where I would like to grow while also helping me work on building a strong general musical foundation. Eric's love of guitar and of teaching comes through in each session."
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Took Guitar lessons from Eric L.
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"Excellent Instructor. Very patient."
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Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Simply put, David is a great teacher. His lessons incorporated the perfect blend of theory and patience while opening up new horizons on the fret board. His style of teaching is very flexible so that one can hone in on what excites them. For me, that was jazz and David made a huge difference in my creativity."
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Took Guitar lessons from David W.
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"dave is amazing! he teaches electric guitar to our boys - ages 6 and 9. he is patient (i mean really patient) and so kind. he also understood immediately how different they are (our youngest wants to rock out and our oldest likes the Beatles); and so he took two different approaches, which have really paid off. would recommend him 100%"
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Took Guitar lessons from Dave M.
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"Camden was an excellent instructor for our 13 year-old daughter. Although we had a handful of scheduling issues where timing was not communicated clearly by the instructor in every case (hence the reduction from 5 stars to 4), when he was present he was patient, engaged and really focused on finding ways to get our daughter to enjoy the learning process."
Eric
Took Guitar lessons from Camden O.
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