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James S.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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James S.

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I can help you master the guitar in the shortest amount of time! Experienced teacher with over 10 years of experience has helped many students achieve their goals on the instrument with guaranteed results. Everyone has their own journey with music and these lessons are here for you to achieve them. Whether you want to play electric or acoustic, learn songs or create songs. master the basics or go beyond the basics. Become a better player, musician, improviser, songwriter, artist.

About James

If you seriously want to learn the guitar, I’m an experienced and dedicated teacher who has studied with some of the greatest teachers, artists, authors. I will provide you with the advantage of not only having a solid foundation on the instrument, but developing technique so you can teach yours

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Maria L.
James is the best. He tailors the lesson to what you want to learn and asks what types of music you like, so you can start playing your favorite songs.
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Uzma
James is awesome! He teaches both my kids (11 & 13) AND my husband! He’s great with all of them! He’s knowledgeable, a great teacher, has a really positive upbeat attitude, and he’s an awesome guitarist! You can tell he’s passionate about what he does and it shows during each lesson. Everyone is progressing, learning, and having fun! So glad I signed my family up with James :)
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Bebé S.

44 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded National Defense Service Medal from USMC
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Bebé S.

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Want to be able to read music? Interested in being able to grab your guitar and play your favorite pop songs? Want to impress your family and friends with some flashy classical pieces? Well look no further, I will help you build a solid foundation of music theory, sight-reading, ear training, and technique while tailoring to your personal needs and goals. All ages and genres are welcome, my only rule is to have fun, so lets get started.

About Bebé

I am a professional singer, pianist, songwriter, and recording artist. I graduated from Broward College with an Associates Degree in Music Technology and dual -majoring in Vocal Performance. My primary instruments are Voice and Piano, but I also play guitar and trumpet. All of my students can exp

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Michael
Fantastic help with everything I am trying to learn on the trombone!
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Bebé was so sweet and it was fun. I look forward to working with her again.

michael P.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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michael P.

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I promote creative flow and feeling the music through the guitar as well asan efficient and linear and palatable approach to guitar theory.

I prefer to keep things simple and move at the pace of the student as they are comfortable.

About michael

I've been in love with performing and practicing musical disciplines for 17 years and want to share my passion and knowledge of music with others who are just as enthusiastic as I am. I'm here to act as a mentor for those looking to take their talent to the next level, providing a relaxed and motiv

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Russell S.

22 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Russell S.

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If you are ready to take your guitar skills SERIOUSLY then stop wasting time and money on teachers who don't fully understand the instrument themselves. My name is Russell and I have been playing guitar professionally for 20 years and teaching music and producing records for over 10. I have worked with artists such as Mac Miller, Sean Kingston, Lifehouse, Disney's Caityln Taylor Love and have composed music to 100s of your favorite TV shows! Want to learn to shred? produce? write? dive into theory?

About Russell

Russell is an American Platinum-Selling record producer / songwriter / and guitarist based in Los Angeles, CA. With his first #1 Billboard record under his belt and previous clients such as Mac Miller, Sean Kingston, and Red Velvet, Russ has found endorsements and support from major music companies

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Max H.
Very skilled, helpful, and easy to work with! Highly recommend!
Joe
Russ is a straight up musical genius that has decades of experience playing the guitar. He will make you think of music in an entirely different way and his unique approach to the guitar makes learning so much easier. Definitely worth it!
Jera
Russ is such a wonderful teacher. He's so passionate and teaches in a way that's interesting, easy to grasp and fun! I've learned so much so quickly
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David S.

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  • Speaks English
  • B.A. in Music Composition from Salisbury University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David S.

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David enjoys teaching students from all different backgrounds and levels of proficiency. Whether you are just starting out or a virtuoso shredder in the making, he is happy to teach you! Over all, he is fairly laid back, as long as you practice. He usually combines work with reading off of the treble clef (what he likens to "eating your vegetables." You may not want to do it, but it will make you a healthier musician!) with learning more popular songs (or songs the student says they would like to learn) through tablature and chord charts, depending on the style of the song.

David is also very pro music theory. He usually incorporates music theory into the curriculum in conjunction with the material already being discussed. He is also very knowledgeable about composition/songwriting, and if the student is interested in learning more about this area, he is happy to share what he knows!

About David

David is a successful singer/songwriter/guitarist out of Fairfax, VA. He has a bachelor's degree in Music with a concentration in composition from Salisbury University, where he also studied jazz and classical guitar . In the 25 years he has been performing (20 of those professionally) and playing

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Glenn W.

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  • Associate of Arts/ Marketing from Cuyahoga Community College/ Akron University
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Glenn W.

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I specialize in providing a great foundation for learning the instrument. Too many students, new to the guitar, get frustrated and quit after just a few lessons, because it falls short of their expectations and they find they are not progressing. I make certain to keep the enthusiasm intact through the entire learning process by making sure the student is actually playing the instrument. I like to think of my method as "Fast Track to Playing Guitar"; my goal is to keep the student's interest in the instrument at a sustained level while they are grasping the fundamentals. Because I also teach Voice, and work professionally accompanying myself on the guitar, I can combine these attributes for my students, should they desire to sing and play. I have uncovered many a student who never fashioned themselves as a vocalist, begin singing and playing with astounding results. Just another option made available to my students.... My success rate of having my students continue with the guitar ...

About Glenn

I have been active in the entertainment industry since the age of 12, when I gave my first professional performance. Prior to that I was already being introduced to music with years of guitar, and then vocal instruction. I do not remember a time of my life when I was not singing somewhere; in the ho

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Keith Z.
Has a good insight in today’s vocal music!
Charlie M.
Glenn is fantastic!
Aaron
Such a confidence boost. Glenn helps you know what you’re already doing well, as well as what to improve on.

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Average Cost of Acoustic Guitar Lessons in South Elgin, IL

The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in South Elgin is $65. 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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"Great teacher. Made me feel very welcomed and comfortable during our first lesson. I look forward in continuing my lessons with Mr. Lee Michael. I strongly believe that I'll reach my goal in becoming a good guitar player with him."
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"Greg is a very encouraging teacher. He is also the only teacher that I would like to have. Greg's teaching style is exactly what I needed. Please talk to him to see if he is right for you."
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"Simply Amazing!! As a new/beginner guitar player I wanted to find a teacher that could teach me not only how to play guitar but also the ability to sing as well. Within a matter of days James had me learning a simple way to learn to play a song for my girlfriend as a birthday gift. And now I'm hooked on learning to play better and grow as a guitarist. He breaks down the foundation for how to learn the guitar and what is needed to practice. James is your teacher if you're looking to learn as a beginner or wanting to advance your skill set."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James W.
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"Justice took me thru the basics with the guitar, really made me feel at ease. He really works to instill confidence. I am very happy with my first lesson with Justice.

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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Justice E.
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"My son is the legacy of both a world-famous composer Grandfather and of a Great Uncle widely known as a musical genius.
Unfortunately the opportunity to nurture any of that genetic musical talent passed me by, but it absolutely lives within him.
Janis has been remarkably subtle at freeing the music within my son's heart.
This is not only a gift for me, and our family, but it's a lifetime of unending self-expression for him.
I cannot recommend Janis highly enough."
Debby
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Janis V.
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"Michelle is a great instructor! She is knowledgeable and patient and skilled!"
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Michelle W.
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"Awesome first lesson!!!!"
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Grant H.
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"Really good at explaining everything concisely and knows what it takes to get better. Thanks Seb!"
Kevin
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Sebastian A.
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"Grant is an amazing instructor. I've been taking lessons for 2 months and I can already play full songs memorized. He's willing to teach anything I want to learn and he's very encouraging. He's also been very flexible with my schedule, since I sometimes have to reschedule times due to work.
Lessons are definitely much more expensive than when I was a kid, but I'm going to keep with it because Grant's instruction is worth it."
Michelle
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Grant H.
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"Andy was very patient with me and really motivated me on the guitar! He is easygoing, I always felt relaxed and encouraged despite making mistakes in my playing, and he introduced me to so much new music. Lessons were always super fun, I highly recommend!"
Becky
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andy S.
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