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Kenny S.

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

22 Reviews
Palos Heights, IL
Starting at $24
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dave K.

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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.

Jason L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor's in Finance and Investment Mangement from Northumbria University
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jason L.

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I graduated from Musicians Institute in Hollywood (originally called GIT), a renowned music school especially for the guitar. I have had taken guitar lessons and also taught students of different ages for nearly 5 years before I attended MI.

I received an honors degree of Guitar Performance and Audio Engineering and have been on the Dean's List every quarter.

I will combine my teaching experience and what I have learned and summarized from my learning, in order to give you comprehensive, in-depth, straightforward, and easily applicable lessons from beginner to advanced.

When I was teaching back then, I sometimes focused on one thing at a time and didn't realized how important to combine all things together it is until I went to MI. I will cover all the following sections throughout my lessons, so that you will become more of a musician, instead of a, for lack of a better word, guitarist:

Technique
Music Theory
Performance
Improvisation

About Jason

I have been playing the guitar for 15 years. I graduated from Musicians Institute in Hollywood (originally called GIT), a renowned music school especially for the guitar. I have had taken guitar lessons and also taught students of different ages for nearly 5 years before I attended MI. I receive

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Eric F.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Music Education from Miami Dade College
  • Teaching since 2012
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Eric F.

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Begin growing your dexterity with each finger and practice learning songs

About Eric

Multi-instrumentalist, Songwriter, and composer Eric Andres Ferrer; graduated from Miami Dade Music College earning a A.A. in Music Theory and Composition. Afterwards He Continued to Pursue His B.A. in FIU. once College was Complete Eric Ferrer set out to create a curriculum for his students that e

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Erin M.
Top of the line lessons & content. Enjoying how much progress I’ve made in such little amount of time. Thanks Eric
Jim Castleton
Eric Ferrer teaching style is very clear/simple/ and intuitive. He really shows you there’s simplicity in learning anything. I thought the piano was a stride i always wanted to take on. Yet with Eric the process in learning how to use both hands was so simple that I was very surprised.
John M.
I recently bought a drum set to starting how to play but coming from no experience I had no idea what I was doing. I felt sloppy and uncoordinated so I decided to try and find a teacher that can meet my schedule/expectations. That is when I stumbled upon Eric Ferrer’s profile. The lessons were soooooo Simplistic 😌 he really gave me peace of mind. Eric Broke the process into its barebones and revealed how simple it is to learn drums. I love my new teacher, he has the best patience, attitude, and commitment to you the student and the lesson.

Joseph M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Bachelor of Music, Jazz Studies from Portland State University
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Joseph M.

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As a pro guitarist, I’ve worked with groups in all genres, from funk to jazz to metal. My goal as a teacher is to help you find your own voice on the instrument, while putting an emphasis on learning proper technique and music theory. Whether you want to play along to your favorite songs, or become a rock star, I’d love to help you meet your goals.

About Joseph

I'm a pro guitarist, composer, and bandleader in Portland. I earned my Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from PSU, and I like to play everything from jazz to metal to funk! My favorite part of being a music teacher is helping students find their unique voice on their instrument. Whether you want

Justin L.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner
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Justin L.

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Online Electric Guitar Teacher

Learn to play the electric guitar, from theory to chords to your favorite songs!

About Justin

Hi! I’m Justin L. and I love to drum, play guitar, piano and write songs. For more than 15 years I’ve been honing my craft of musicianship, studying with the best music instructors and performing across the United States. If you (or your child) is looking for help playing guitar, drums, piano or si

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Saujan
Justin is an excellent vocal and music teacher overall, he's a friendly person and is very professional.

Highly recommend him!
Saujan
Justin is an awesomely cool person and a very skilled instructor. His singing techniques and practices not only work but also challenge you to do better each day.
Inside a fully functional studio, there’s just so much learning you can do.
Highly recommend!

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Average Cost of Electric Guitar Lessons in University Park, IL

The average cost of 60-minute electric guitar lessons in University Park is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $276 per hour.
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"What can I say that hasn't already been said about Greg. From the beginner guitar player to experienced shredding virtuosos. Greg caters to each individual's needs and wants. As he says he is truly passionate about you and that innate ability of him carries over into his instructing.

As every great teacher I have ever known, he has a balanced approach to his delivery. He wants you to have fun, but he also helps you realize; to be good at playing any instrument... it also takes work and practice. However it's "applied" practice w/ tools to get you where you want to go faster than most other instructors!

Go see GBC today!!"
Vinny Vincent
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"My son was given a guitar by a family member and showed variable interest until Greg started to teach him - Greg has woven elements of what my son needs to learn to improve with how these elements are used by some of the biggest and best guitarists ever and really changed practice from being a chore to something that can be fun. This is the way Greg said he would teach and he’s sticking very much to it! A great instructor that my son really enjoys going to - thanks Greg!!"
Nick
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Greg L.
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"As someone who has played guitar for over ten years and taken lessons from several other accomplished guitar teachers, I can safely say that Ahmad is the best guitar teacher I've taken lessons from.

He determines what you hope to take away from the lessons and what your goals are as a player and is very dedicated to finding a way to get you there that is both educational and enjoyable. His instruction is very flexible and has no hesitation dropping one exercise and focusing more on styles of learning that are suitable for you as a student.

For someone who has been playing for a long time he was quickly able to open up a whole new set of possibilities and refresh the instrument for me as well as better my understanding of music harmony and melody in general."
Harry
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Daniel is extremely knowledgeable and capable . He is patient, experienced and understands what students really want. Great instructor."
Gary
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Daniel E.
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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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"Matt is the best. He can play Rammstein which is a big plus with me."
Bill
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Matt O.
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"Dave is an amazing guitar instructor! He teaches me theory and scales, but connects that to learning fun songs. He has always had great recommendations for which songs to learn next and also takes my suggestions to make sure that I am playing songs I enjoy. I always look forward to my lessons and have progressed a lot since he started teaching me."
Katie
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Dave B.
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"Greg is an incredible player with a humble attitude towards teaching. He also has helped me with all of my technical questions !"
Michael
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Jeff is a great teacher for my 11 year old! He is knowledgeable, patient and encouraging! His passion for music is contagious!
My son will definitely continue to take lessons with Jeff!"
Christy
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Jeff S.
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"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"
Jera
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Russell S.
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