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Paul W.

77 Reviews
Mount Prospect, IL
Starting at $30
  • Bachelors Degree in Instrumental Performance / Jazz Guitar from Columbia College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
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Paul W.

77 Reviews
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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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Katie
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.
Daniel K.
Paul’s experience of the bass and acoustic guitar are so helpful to growing your skills as a musician. He is such a great teacher with patience and clear directions in how to develop as a musician and learn music theory. I’ve learned so much from him in how to play in a band and also writing music.
I already signed up for more lessons!

Chaetan N.

3 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
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Chaetan N.

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You can do so much with a guitar, and I can show you how to do just about all of it. I started lessons in 1995 and have played nearly everyday since. It quickly became my main instrument, so I am very confident I can help you reach your goals. Electric or acoustic, steel string or nylon, you will get quality lessons from a professional in the industry recognized for a fresh point of view.

About Chaetan

Having played music for as long as I can remember (my father is an accomplished Jazz and Soul drummer), music has always been a key ingredient in my life. From playing the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles theme on the drum set as a toddler, I have gone on to learn electric/classical/lap steel guitar, e

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Amber F.
Excellent. Keeps the student inspired!
MeganR
Great Beginner Guitar Lessons

I look forward to my weekly guitar lessons with Chaetan because he is a very knowledgeable, relaxed, and patient teacher. He tailors my lessons to meet my personal goals (learning those pinnacle acoustic songs). But as an exceptional instructor, he also guides me to meet goals he has for me as a student, such as learning to build chords on my own. The quality of his instruction has already increased my progress on the instrument. Overall, his talent and interest in music motivate me to practice so I am fortunate to have found Chaetan as my guitar teacher.
PamS1
Excellent and Unique Teacher

Chaetan is a very friendly instructor who tailors his lessons to meet both the experience level and type of music a student is interested in. Chaetan has a lot of energy and makes the lessons fun. He appears to know every aspect of what he is teaching as well as plays other instruments. My daughter and I are both very happy with Chaetan.

Paulette L.

10 Reviews
Streamwood, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Paulette L.

10 Reviews
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~ Began my approximately nine years of guitar studies at the age of 10, taking a small, two-year break from my general music studies in my early teens.
~ Have experience with both acoustic guitar (approx. nine years) and electric guitar (approx. 5 years)
~ Repertoire consists of: Alternative Rock, Classical, Latin, Pop, and Spiritual
~ Knowledgeable with: scales, chords, picking styles, tuning, tablature (style of sheet music), and standard notation (style of sheet music)

About Paulette

Hello! My name is Paulette L., and I am a recent graduate of Elmhurst College, which is located in the nearby suburb of Elmhurst, Illinois. In May, I earned my Bachelor's in Music Business along with minors in Communications and Spanish. Music has played a significant role in my l

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Neven
Off to a good start. She seemed good with children and kept my son's interest.
Robert
Paulette is very friendly, knowledgeable and patient with beginners. Her musical experience in many areas serves her students tremendously well.
John G.
Great teacher! Very knowledgeable and enjoyable to learn from.

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Nicholas C.

37 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks english, spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Nicholas C.

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I aim to instill a love of music and of the instrument through both student guided song selections from popular genres and movie/video game soundtracks, as well as technical and music reading exercises designed to make my students well rounded and ready for any way they choose to pursue music.

About Nicholas

Detroit native, Nicholas C. K., demonstrated an innate musical talent from a young age. His command of piano, guitar, trumpet and bass progressed to studies at both Columbia University in Chicago and Wayne State University in Detroit. Since age 16 Nic has toured the country sharing the stage with a

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Rebecca C.
He is great
Eugenia W.
He is professional and patient yet he meets you where you are. I had played piano many years ago and he quickly assessed where I am today and asked what I wanted to accomplish at this point. He showed me things that I was never taught all those years ago. He is kind and so easy to work with. Can't say enough about him. Wasn't sure if I could play again after so many years. I have had hand surgery and can't wait to continue my lessons. He showed me that I can. Great for this old lady, I mean elderly person.
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Daniel L.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Bachelor of Classical Guitar Performance from University of Southern California
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Daniel L.

2 Reviews
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Hi! I am so stoked that you have decided to take guitar lessons. The guitar is an endlessly fascinating instrument that can be used to play a wide variety of styles. I look forward to sharing my knowledge of the instrument with you regardless of your skill level.

A little bit about my life with the guitar:

I began learning guitar with my father and brother at home. Then I took electric guitar lessons in the blues and soul genre with a local legend named Carl "Good Rockin" Robinson. I also studied jazz and classical with Leo Cavanagh.

Later, I studied finger-style with Peppino D'Agostino, jazz with Mimi Fox, and flat-picking with Eric Thomson (website error won't let me spell his name correctly with a "p").

In college, I had the privilege to study classically with Scott Tennant and Pepe Romero, amongst others.

Today, I write and perform with a rock band called Idle Joy, with a folk singer called Rainy Eyes, and for private events. Recently, I had the great honor of ...

About Daniel

Hi! I am so stoked that you have decided to take guitar lessons. The guitar is an endlessly fascinating instrument that can be used to play a wide variety of styles. I look forward to sharing my knowledge of the instrument with you regardless of your skill level. A little bit about my journey w

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Vanessa C.
Daniel has such a rich knowledge of the guitar that he imparted to me with such an ease of explanation and patience. His teaching style encouraged me to believe that I could play anything I wanted on guitar, that there were no limits to what I could do or play. He never treated me like a beginner, he treated me like a pro, and was able to teach me skill sets and songs that I felt were way beyond my level because of his careful instruction and tuning into my optimal learning style right away.
Needless to say, he’s an amazing music teacher and he’s also the most skilled guitarist I’ve ever met.
Jack
Daniel Lavezzo is an extremely knowledgeable, open and dynamic guitar tutor. He was always willing and able to teach me everything I wanted or needed to know. I studied classical, finger-style acoustic, blues and a little bit of jazz with him. He always took me to that next level of playing and kept me inspired. On top of all that he is genuinely positive and kind. I highly recommend studying under him.

James H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese
  • Bachelor's of Science in Contemporary Music from SUNY New Paltz
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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James H.

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Take lessons to learn guitar, music theory, reading music, and many other musical skills. I specialize in solo guitar, improvisation, finger-style guitar, arranging, music theory and knowledge of various styles of music.
Learn to play rock, jazz, blues, Latin, Brazilian, Classical, pop, reggae, folk, metal, really anything!
Music should be fun to play and learn, which is the focus of my teaching method.
I look forward to meeting and helping you to become a better musician!

About James

Take lessons to learn guitar, music theory, reading music, and many other musical skills. I specialize in solo guitar, improvisation, finger-style guitar, arranging, music theory and knowledge of various styles of music. Beginners are more than welcome, as are intermediate and advanced players, of

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Vernon Hills, IL

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Vernon Hills is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $17 and $276 per hour.
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What makes Ryan a terrific instructor is more than just his extensive guitar knowledge. It's more than the personalized curriculum and patient approach he offers to each student. It's even more than his great sense of humor and the encouragement he brings to each lesson. What makes Ryan a truly great instructor becomes apparent within moments of meeting him: this dude LOVES the guitar. Simple as it sounds, the sheer enthusiasm he has for the instrument is infectious and carries over into his lessons in such a way that you can't help but take it home with you. Learning a new instrument can be a daunting and difficult journey, but you will not find an instructor more willing to guide you through it than Ryan."
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Took Guitar lessons from Ryan S.
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"First time meeting with Daniel today. Amazing guy, very humble, and I really feel welcome. He makes the adjustment for you. The first lesson is fun, its just like I'm talking to my long time friend that I haven't seen for a very long time, I feel like learning how to play a guitar is not hard at all, you just need the right person to guide you through it, and that is Daniel. Looking forward for the next lessons and more to come.

** I am 35 y/o , working full time and its my first time taking guitar lessons."
Gian
Took Guitar lessons from Daniel B.
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"Maiya had her first lesson today. Things apparently went well, based on Maiya's comments. I asked her how many stars out of five I should give Chris, the teacher. She taught about it of five seconds, and told me to give 5/5."
Maiya
Took Guitar lessons from Cristopher H.
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"My lesson was great. I’ve struggled for years to really get everything to come together, and I’m already starting to see and feel how Rick is, and will continue to, make that happen."
Mark
Took Guitar lessons from Rick P.
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"Would recommend! Oliver tailors classes to your level and goals. He is patient and gets excited about songs that you want to play."
YC
Took Guitar lessons from Oliver H.
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"Tony is amazing. He has a great background of music theory and talent. My daughter has learned so much with Tony after nearly 2-years of instruction."
Florita
Took Guitar lessons from Anthony G.
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Elsa
Took Guitar lessons from Daniel B.
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"Nils is a very professional and great teacher, after only one lesson I felt a huge improvement and had a template to grow as an artist.

I would highly recommend his teaching to anyone looking to become a better guitar player!"
Tyler
Took Guitar lessons from Nils B.
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"Jonah is kind and patient. He makes the lessons fun and enjoyable! I'll be back for sure!"
Lorena Lopez
Took Guitar lessons from Jonah R.
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"I must say that Benjamin was great. I come from no musical background and had zero knowledge. Benjamin made me feel relaxed and broke down the sessions in an easy way so that I could understand the concept of what we were trying to accomplish. I look forward to future lessons and learning how to play the guitar"
Keith
Took Guitar lessons from Benjamin P.
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