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Bill D.

16 Reviews
Glenview, IL
Starting at $59
  • Doctorate of Musical Arts from University of South Carolina
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Bill D.

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My lessons create a fun and motivational learning environment that promotes goal setting, good habits, positive self esteem based on tangible accomplishments, and an appreciation for the rewards of diligence and perseverance.

My services include music lessons in trumpet, jazz improvisation, music theory, jazz theory, and audition preparation.

I am currently the Principal Trumpeter in the Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra, Assistant Principal Trumpet with the Grant Park Summer Music Festival Orchestra, Principal Trumpet with the Chicago Philharmonic Orchestra, and former Assistant Principal Trumpet with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra. I have performed with the Chicago Symphony and Milwaukee Symphony.

I Hold a Doctorate of Musical Arts degree from the University of South Carolina and I am a certified band director with 5 years band directing experience.

I particularly enjoy audition coaching, having won three international symphony orchestra auditions myself. My students have jobs ...

About Bill

Bill is in his sixth season as Principal Trumpet with the Lyric Opera of Chicago and his third season as Assistant Principal Trumpet with the Grant Park Summer Music Festival Orchestra. He was a member of the trumpet faculty at DePaul University for five years and has presented performances and mas

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Gil R.
Just started studying with Bill. He's already given me some good recommendations to improve my playing, and he is encouraging. I left the lesson motivated. I'm really looking forward to studying with Bill!
Ethan S.
Bill is very passionate. He teaches me all the techniques and trying to help me make a much better sound. He is strict to get every notes correct while other teachers allow easy passes. He also corrects my old habits. He is a wonderful teacher who really teaches fundamentals.
Pat
Exactly what I was looking for.!
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Sean H.

12 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Awarded Outstanding Performance from Detroit Jazz Festival, 2008
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Sean H.

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Performing is my passion and expertise. Saxophone, jazz, classical, and everything in between!

About Sean

When I was 12 or 13 I heard John Coltrane's masterpiece album 'Giant Steps' for the first time. From then on I was absolutely magnetized to the saxophone and devoted my life to studying the great art form of jazz. I have come to believe that the only thing better than playing music is sharing music

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Leslie W.
Super great, gave me tips and resources to practice at home and had a wonderful personality.
Jo W.
Great Teacher! Great experience. I have homework (yay!), and I am looking forward to returning.
Justin
Sean is a great teacher! He's extremely knowledgeable and can explain tough concepts very clearly. He's really made me feel like my goals are within reach. Highly, highly recommended (especially if you want to play jazz).

Severin D.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Bachelor of Music, Flute Performance from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
  • Awarded First Place from Chicago Flute Club
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Severin D.

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Students can expect to develop strong foundational skills in areas of tone, finger technique, articulation, musical expression, and physiological aspects of playing, which they will then learn to apply in etudes and repertoire. A student's repertoire will be determined both by student input and teacher recommendation in order to maximize both student enjoyment and musical development. In each lesson, students can expect fun and quirky analogies as well as possible interruptions by a cat.

About Severin

Hello, my name is Severin. I am a master's student in flute performance at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music in Bloomington, IN. I am originally from Chicago, IL, where I was able to have a very rich experience of the arts growing up. I am often told that I have a very gentle, calm, and

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Eric H.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Mandarin, English
  • Teaches students 5 to 85
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Eric H.

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It's NEVER too late to start learning piano.

I focus on the fundamentals (technique, sightreading, playing by ear) to prepare all my students to tackle any pieces they want, whether it's classical, pop, jazz, ragtime.

About Eric

I enjoy sharing my love of music by helping others embark on their musical journeys. I am a strong supporter of using a combination of aural training and sightreading to boost musicality and finesse. In the past 6 years, I have taught students of all ages, ranging from children to seniors. You

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My daughter Ella says she has a great piano teacher and She learned a lot from Eric.
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Eric's a fantastic mentor and passionate about all genres of music!

Jocelyn D.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $37
  • Teaches students 3 to 16
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2014
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Jocelyn D.

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I am an experienced classical violin teacher who has been teaching for 5 years from ages 5-16, beginner to advanced! I focus heavily on technique and foundations so the student has a well rounded music education and confidence in the violin that they can take with them forever. For beginners I use the Suzuki books, I Can Read Music series, String Builder series and Winning Rhythms. For more advanced violinists I use the Introduction to the Positions series and etude books such as Wohlfahrt and Kreuzer.

About Jocelyn

My name is Jocelyn and I have been playing the violin and viola for 13 years and teaching for 5 years. I am principal viola of the Bryn Mawr-Haverford Orchestra and I also am part of a chamber music group. In high school, I was in the Maryland All-State Orchestra for four years and was in the Mary

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Bridget
Jocelyn is punctual and courteous. She was flexible and responsive via email. She is a great fit for an outgoing child.
Amy
Jocelyn was very professional and patient with my daughter who is just a beginner. We are excited to see progress from week to week!
Ruchin
Jocelyn came to our home and worked with our son. She was very patient and kind with him and was able to find what to correct on the first lesson! She recommended some books for us to buy and I think that she will be a great teach for him.

Christian C.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 6 to 45
  • Bachelor's in Music from California State University Northridge
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Christian C.

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Classical guitar is perfect for the beginner as well as for more seasoned players wanting to expand their musical abilities.

About Christian

Christian C. is a guitarist native of Los Angeles. He began playing guitar for over twelve years and has been publicly performing in clubs and recital halls since the age of fifteen. Christian began studying music professionally at Fullerton Community College before receiving his BM from California

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Isador A.
I really appreciated the very detailed start to my lessons. I call tell Mr. Christian is a quality teacher.
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Dong K L.
He is a good teacher for kid. He is a good communicator and have a patience to young kid.
Lauren B.
Last year, I had the opportunity to study with Christian at CSU Northridge. Christian is one of the finest musicians I have come across in the years that I have been playing music. Not only does he have impressive skills with the guitar, he also has knowledge in the history of the guitar and music theory. When he was studying at CSUN, I was able to have some lessons with Christian on a baroque piece that was giving me trouble. First, I'd like to mention how patient he was with me when I was frustrated and lost in the music. Also, I was surprised at how much he knew about the music as he explained what was going on in the piece and why. Oh... did I mention that I had some AWESOME results after ONE lesson??? Do yourself the favor and check this guy out!

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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Mallory B.
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"Ms. Melissa did such a fabulous job preparing me for a church solo piece, Give Me Jesus. She worked with me so much on it, specifically with the dynamics and musicality. She is so patient and kind when working with me, and I look forward to her lessons every week. :)"
Jessica
Took Classical Voice lessons from Melissa G.
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"Frixos is a great teacher. He makes sure you understand music theory before getting into to anything else which will make you a better player in the long run. Very patient and flexible."
Vanessa
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"My daughter is in Kindergarten and just learning to read. On the first day she knew a song to play. Remi is very kind, patient, and encouraging. He interacts so well with my 5 yr. old and makes her lessons enjoyable. He is really a great teacher. My son will be taking lessons with him also."
Shasha
Took Piano lessons from Raymond (Remi) L.
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"Versatile, professional, fun guitar teacher

Mike is a fantastic teacher. He really listens to what the student wants to learn and tailors accordingly. Mike knows music theory and plays lots of different styles so is able to accommodate a wide range of skills and interests. He's direct but gentle with his suggestions. I highly recommend him!"
Sharon
Took Guitar lessons from Mike F.
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"I’m a classically trained violinist and I perform many different styles of music as a freelancer in Los Angeles, however I wasn’t a very confident improviser until I started studying with Rick. It always felt like I was shooting in the dark because I had no idea how to play within the chord changes, I was just relying on my ears. Rick has a very simple system that takes you step by step so it feels very manageable to learn and you feel like you’re constantly improving. It made sense from the very beginning and I started improvising with more control and confidence right away by applying his method to my solos. Rick is a world class musician and his knowledge of improvisation and jazz/blues is inspiring and very impressive. He has also played with so many huge acts and done virtually every kind of gig so he taught me a lot of practical advice that’s helped me get work and get hired again. I owe a lot of my success to Rick, and I cannot recommend him enough as a teacher and mentor!

Rick’s main instrument is saxophone and he teaches amazing jazz improvisation lessons so for anyone who wants to learn how to improvise, there’s no better teacher. If you want jazz sax lessons, I’ve heard some of his students and they are amazing players in a short amount of time. You would be wise to at least check him out for yourself."
Manoela
Took Saxophone lessons from Rick R.
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"I have a great time working with Bebé. She’s awesome, patient, and fun. Each lesson is like recess, but I still learn so much every lesson. The best part about taking lessons with Bebé is that she does not rush through things and takes the time to make sure that you understand."
Lamar
Took Audio Engineering lessons from Bebé S.
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"John was very good and very patient. I really think I am going to love this"
Pat
Took Piano lessons from John S.
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"Darren did a wonderful job of preparing me for my audition. He could fix all of my issues and answer all of my questions! Thank you, Darren!!"
Mary Margaret
Took Upright Bass lessons from Darren S.
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"Mark is great! Helped me understand the basics and ease into learning. He was so helpful with answering any questions I had. Looking forward to growing my skills with him!"
Amy
Took DJing lessons from Mark F.
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