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Hope L.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $75
  • Bachelor of Music from Roosevelt University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Hope L.

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Have you been yearning to find your creative flow? I love to help singers, songwriters and instrumentalists find their creative voice! I I have many years of experience as a professional singer, songwriter, composer, and producer and can offer you a plethora of tools and inspiration to help guide you to and through the music in you! I play guitar and piano and electronic music (ableton and logic) and was classically trained as a singer and composer in conservatory. I have a masters in composition and most recently performed with Andrea Bocelli at Madison Square Garden before going on a west coast tour with my music as a singer songwriter.

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Have you been yearning to find your creative flow? I love to help singers, songwriters and instrumentalists find their creative voice! I I have many years of experience as a professional singer, songwriter, composer, and producer and can offer you a plethora of tools and inspiration to help guide y

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Kelvin L.

141 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Awarded 4th National violin competition from Poland
  • Teaches students 4 to 80
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Kelvin L.

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I have been teaching songwriting/composition since 1989
Students will have the ability to read and write musical notation fluently.
Students may work on whatever kinds of projects are of most interest to them. These could include writing pop songs; writing music for a school band, orchestra, or small ensemble; or writing music for themselves and/or their friends to play. Students are free to write in whatever genre/style they would like. I will work on how to notate musical ideas, how to structure a piece of music, and where to find inspiration, but the instruction will be more tailored to the student's specific needs. As with private instrumental lessons, students will be expected to work on their craft during the week.

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

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We think that Mr. Kelvin is an amazing teacher that is professional, kind and patient. He shows sincere interest in the student’s development. His instructions are clear and concise. He turns learning to play the violin into an enjoyable experience. Thank you Mr. Kelvin.
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Paul W.

79 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Bachelors Degree in Instrumental Performance / Jazz Guitar from Columbia College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Paul W.

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I tailor all my lessons to the individual students interests and wants.
Whatever your goals are, I'll help you get there.

About Paul

I have played the guitar for twenty years and have studied a wide variety of music including jazz, classical, folk, blues and rock. I’m skilled in acoustic, electric and classical styles of the guitar. I have an open mind about music and can appreciate any style or type. I have a firm background

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As a young female, I was apprehensive about choosing a male teacher that teaches in his home. However, Paul has been professional and I have not had any concerns since meeting him and working with him. He is a well-planned, experienced teacher who artfully progresses students from week to week in a manner that is constructive and fun. In only 5 weeks I have learned more about playing guitar and guitar theory than I would have thought. He has been attentive to my goals and it is precisely the experience that I pay for.
Darian B.
I've been with Paul for about 3-4 months. I came to him having a minor in music and a lot of guitar under my belt, but frustrated with my consistency. I did a check in on my abilities recently and I'm able to play pretty much any song in the real book now after 1 or 2 tries. This is great, especially because I don't feel like I'm working that hard. So yeah he's great. I recommend him.

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Keira M.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $39
  • Music Business, Songwriting, Contemporary Voice from Frost School of Music, University of Miami
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Keira M.

19 Reviews
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10+ years of songwriting experience. Certified ASCAP songwriter. Winner of 2011 International Smashtune Songwriting Contest. Finalist in Kauai Music Festival Songwriting Contest. Winner of "18 in America" Songwriting Contest. Finalist in 2013 GrammyU Amplifier Center Stage Contest.
I am a singer/songwriter and touring artist that has performed all over the country. My songs have garnered international radio play and I want to share my simple songwriting strategy with you!

About Keira

I am a singer/songwriter and recording artist who has toured Los Angeles, New York, Washington D.C., Miami, and more. Over the years I have studied classical/jazz/pop piano, musical theater/jazz/pop/rock singing, and contemporary songwriting. I am proud to be winner of the 2011 International Smasht

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Keira is a great piano teacher, patient and always on time.
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AMAZING!! Outstanding work and makes songwriting so enjoyable! She’s so kind and highly recommend!💕
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Timothy R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Awarded Reflection Award from Harwich Elementary School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Timothy R.

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Feedback about form, lyric structure, melody, harmony and more!

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Hello students! I'm a very friendly and patient teacher who will always challenge you to be your best! I try to cater to different personalities and learning styles knowing that what works for one student may not work for another. I have taught general music/chorus/band in elementary schools t

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Janis V.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Spanish
  • BA Biology (Marine and Environmental) from California State University Northridge
  • Teaching since 1996
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Janis V.

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I love teaching song writing! My credits include song placement in the Hallmark Channel movie "Smooch" and the TNT movie "Deck the Halls". I have written numerous songs, some of which are available on iTunes. I write both children and adult songs.

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LOS ANGELES CALIFORNIA Hi, I teach local lessons at my home in Southern California, travel to you within a 5 mile radius or succesfully teach on-line lessons via Takelessons.com. I teach all ages of students and have experience with ADHD children. Cancellation Policy: Music Lesson Cancellation a

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in University Park, IL

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in University Park is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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$41 average
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$54 average
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"Indigo is a fantastic teacher! Able to speak to a variety of musical styles and elements of music - from songwriting, to guitar technique, to theory. Highly recommend"
Amy Jo
Took Songwriting lessons from Indigo S.
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"I've struggled to write my own songs and Adam has been a huge help in providing not only the knowledge to write but also the support to have confidence in myself. Highly recommended!"
Tory
Took Songwriting lessons from Adam K.
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"Dennis is a very knowledgeable guitarist and lyricist that I feel privileged to be working with"
Murat Dalkilic
Took Songwriting lessons from Dennis A.
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"I had a great time with my first guitar/songwriting lesson with Dennis, he took the time to listen to my goals that I would like to achieve and was very informative on an approach to achieve them. He was clear in his instructions and presented more complicated methods in an easy to understand way. I'm excited for my next lesson and my development under his tutoring, and highly recommend Dennis as an instructor for beginners to the more advanced."
Arjuna
Took Songwriting lessons from Dennis A.
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"I've been taking guitar and songwriting lessons with Frankie for over 5 years now, and I'm so glad I found him! Very patient, easy-going and excellent teacher. Lately we've been working on songwriting, and his expertise is top notch. He lets you go at your own pace and cater's to your style. Thanks Frankie!!!"
Anne
Took Songwriting lessons from Frankie P.
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"Mr. Kenneth Robinson is a professional and a knowledgeable vocal instructor. His sessions are inspiring and motivational. Having him as my instructor, my goals are being met."
Carol
Took Songwriting lessons from Kenneth R.
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"Truly incredible teacher!

I love her. She is so sweet, she is amazing I would tell all my friends interested in piano, voice, music theory, songwriting or anything having to do with music, to take lessons with her. I can’t believe how much I have improved on my songwriting, voice and playing. I wish I had found her sooner. She's a miracle worker. Incredible and gracious, can’t say enough good things about Fawn!"
Amber
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Chrissy helps me build self- confidence in songwriting. She gives very good instructions and facilitates creative thinking . Beyond the technical aspects, she is experienced, , knowledgeable, compassionate, funny, and a joy to work with."
Paula
Took Songwriting lessons from Chrissy S.
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"Awesome lesson. My son is excited for the next one."
Tristan
Took Songwriting lessons from Jordan D.
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"Terry was on time - professional - and inspiring. We're excited to keep working with him!"
Sam
Took Songwriting lessons from Terry P.
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