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Farobag C.

44 Reviews
Orland Park, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French, Gujarati, English, Music
  • Bachelor of Music (BM) from Eastman School of Music
  • Awarded 2004 Excellence in Performing Arts or Literature from FEZANA
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Farobag C.

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Suzuki pedagogy applied for beginners.

About Farobag

Music Director of the Chicago Philharmonia Orchestra from1985 to 2002, Farobag has also served as Managing Director of the University of Chicago Performing Artists Series from 1989 through 2002 and principal conductor of its resident professional ensembles. A skilled interpreter of Baroque literatur

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Jim
First lesson. Too soon to tell. Not what I was expecting, but I had nothing on which to base any expectation. I will trust the process.
Andreas - Marianna P.
Great experience!
Ambarish
Very good - deeply knowledgeable about music
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Jarod G.

43 Reviews
Frankfort, IL
Starting at $35
  • Electronic Music Production & Sound Design, Music Business from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Jarod G.

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Berklee College of Music student who majored in Electronic Music Production & Sound Design, as well as Music Business. I was also mentored by a platinum selling producer. Most recently I was working as the audio engineer and studio manager for the rapper Twista. I love helping others and giving back the knowledge I have in music. I grew up classically trained on the clarinet. I can help you take your career to the next level by understanding audio, mixing, production, mastering, and more.

About Jarod

I am a graduate of Berklee College of Music with a dual major in Electronic Music Production & Sound Design, as well as Music Business. I actually learned from this site in the past and it taught me so much about music and production. I discovered the joy of giving back and teaching, and would love

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Jesse L.
Awesome lesson, definitely excited to keep going. He knows his stuff!
Ben
Jarod is an exceptional music production teacher!

Jarod and I have been working together weekly for more than a year now. Prior to us working together I had zero production knowledge and very little musical knowledge. I didn’t even know what a MIDI was. Jarod structured his lessons initially around how to use Ableton, but to say he is an ableton teacher would be inaccurate. Jarod has in fact been an immersive teacher across all aspects of edm music production including production, song writing, mixing, mastering, audio engineering, music theory, vocal production and the music business. He possess deep domain expertise across all these topics, and teaches patiently, with humor and with an infallibly positive attitude.

Within a year I have produced a number of songs and will hopefully release one soon. I have learnt how to produce, structure and compose all elements of an edm song, much faster than if was self taught with YouTube videos.

It’s very unique to be able to learn from a signed artist who is actively releasing music. I highly recommend Jarod if you are interested in learning music production. He will be a great partner to you and friend!
Colleen S
Jarod knows how to make his clients feel welcome in his studio, he is productive with his time, gives very helpful feedback during recording, and I look forward to future in studio sessions with him.
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Arnell B.

10 Reviews
Park Forest, IL
Starting at $28
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 to 90
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Arnell B.

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* I welcome students of all ages.
* Use variety of methods choosing what is best suited to the
student's learning style and proficiency goals.
* My students are given an opportunity to perform in a spring and
winter recital.
* Teach students to read music as well as play by ear if they so desire.
* Combine music theory with lessons.

About Arnell

I've always loved to sing from my earliest remembrance along with a love for the piano and a desire to play. I attended Academy of Our Lady - High School where I took four years of piano as well as vocal instruction. I performed with a group called The Madrigals as a 'high soprano' during those ye

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Michael A.
Arnell is an extremely good, and patient teacher. I highly recommend her.
Richard
Awesome first time lesson experience. Tte boys can't wait for their next lesson!
William
She was very patient and knew just how to get my young sons started and interested.
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Paul M.

20 Reviews
Oak Forest, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks German, Italian
  • Bachelors Degree in Sacred Music - music theory, conducting from Northwest University, Kirkland, Washington
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Paul M.

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Students will learn notes, technique, pieces, performance skills and sight reading.

About Paul

I have my bachelors degree in sacred music, my masters degree in music performance, and my doctorate in worship studies. I am an experienced music teacher with great interpersonal skills and enjoy creating a fun and meaningful learning environment for all ages of students. I teach music theory conce

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Roisin *.
He was very helpful in setting me up for my first lesson.
Yah D.
Wow! Wow! Wow! This was truly money and time well spent. I went into this lesson with no expectations, rather just with the hope of connecting well with a piano instructor that was not only well versed but could ease me into being a student. Paul is a rare treasure. He exceeded all my hopes of what I hoped to gain from my lessons. I would highly recommend him for any piano student. If you're looking to be challenged, and learn any genre of music,, don't wait...book your lessons with Paul. Thank you Paul. I'm looking forward to growing as a student.
Alex
Paul has been very patient and wonderful with my 6 year old son who has just started lessons.
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Carrie A.

11 Reviews
Frankfort, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business and Music from University of Toledo
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Carrie A.

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About Carrie

I’ve been teaching and performing professionally for over 15 years. I have my BA in music and business. I have had some amazing experiences along the way. I've worked with world renowned vocal coaches, sang at Carnegie Hall, and played on various cds to raise money/awareness for charity proj

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Janice (Tony) G.
Carrie is great! She is very patient, positive and encouraging. We have three members of our household taking lessons from her, and she tailors the lessons for the individual goals, levels and interests of each of us.
Steve H.
Had a great time and look forward to more lessons.
Logan P.
It was awesome! Great experience with Carrie and she got me playing within our first lesson! Couldn't be happier!
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Genevieve T.

13 Reviews
Riverside, IL
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 3 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded New York Philharmonic Zarin Mehta Fellow from New York Philharmonic
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Genevieve T.

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I can help guide you through setting up your recording equipment to the actual recording process to editing your recordings.

About Genevieve

I am a professional cellist, skilled in all solo, chamber, and orchestra settings. My playing has invited me into the top ranking music festivals in the world including Tanglewood Music Center, Aspen Music Festival, Music Academy of the West, and many others. These opportunities have led me to perf

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Roger Jones
Excellent. Thoughtful and focused on the basics and started where I was at.
Tyler W.
Fantastic first lesson and 100% looking forward to more!

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"Dipankar, is an excellent chess instructor. He currently teaches my 8 yr old daughter, and 12 yr old son. They are two completely different types of students however Dipankar has adapted to their individual personality types and the way that they learn. Dipankar is very knowledgeable and well equipped to teach young players and improve their skills. Dipankar has patience, and more importantly teaches them good habits that will help them far beyond chess. My children enjoy lessons with Dipankar they laugh and learn."
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"Enjoyable first lesson! Very comfortable working environment and lovely teacher."
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"Vena knows sewing inside and out. She's very friendly and knows how to make you feel comfortable even if you feel your questions are just beginner questions. I highly recommend taking lessons from her and look forward to our next session!"
Shannon
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"Dude really knows his stuff and goes above and beyond to try to help you identify your weaknesses and then improve on them. I've already gone up a few dozen rating points and I've only just started with him."
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"Taught me how to finish off a tote bag I was having trouble with. Lily knows her stuff. I would encourage any potential sewing students to take lessons with her!!"
Rikki
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"Rachel enjoys it a lot!"
Rachel
Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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"I just had my first lesson and I'm SO happy that I found Dawn. She's GREAT!!!
To be honest, I was a little afraid to book lessons online with all the scammers out there. But she is wonderful and I know I'm going to want more lessons with her. I could finally make the sewing project I want to make knowing that I have her there for assistance. Thank you SO much Dawn!! I'm looking forward to our next class."
Angela
Took Sewing lessons from Dawn Z.
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"I loved how she was soo detailed with it. And it wasn’t rushed she took her time to explain everything. If I was ever lost she would guide and I appreciate it."
Hawa
Took Sewing lessons from Lorena G.
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"Fantastic instructor! I didn’t know how it was going to work online but Kelly does a great job."
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Took Sewing lessons from Kelly N.
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