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Paul W.

78 Reviews
Mount Prospect, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelors Degree in Instrumental Performance / Jazz Guitar from Columbia College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Paul W.

78 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!
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Sean H.

12 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BM Jazz Studies/Saxophone Performance from Western Michigan University
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Sean H.

12 Reviews
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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).
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Benjamin K.

124 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, German, Italian, Spanish
  • Bachelors from Indiana Wesleyan University
  • Awarded Concerto Competition Finalist from MasterWorks Festival
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Benjamin K.

124 Reviews
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I have a M.M in vocal performance from the Chicago College of Performing Arts and have extensive operatic training. I teach an open throat technique (appoggio) that allows the singer to sing with freedom, and access their entire range evenly. I also work with students to develop style, interpretation, languages, and acting ability.

About Benjamin

I have extensively studied vocal performance for many years and continue to add to my own technique. I have a Master of Vocal Performance Degree from the Chicago College of Performing Arts. I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, where I extensively studied the anatomy of the voice. I am th

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LaVincent
Ben - You can't expect to be an excellent singer over night

Me - Oh yeah I can (in my mind)

(end of lesson)

Me - I'm done (I quit)!

Ben - You're getting it; it takes time and practice (learning your voice).

Six month update: I am still very much pleased with my lessons with Ben. My confidence is growing and I'm actually starting to understand how to use my voice. I may not be where I want to be Yet, but I'm moving in the right direction; it takes time and practice.
John C.
Incredibly knowledgeable and cute right to the chase. Great for any student looking to progress quickly and start singing as soon as possible.
John C.
Very professional and well run.

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Anna-Parsons N.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Bachelor of Arts from High Point University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 1st Place Vocal Performance from Greensboro Oratorio Society
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Anna-Parsons N.

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About Anna-Parsons

*NOTE* Due to Covid-19, I will only be teaching voice lessons via online until further notice. Thank you! Anna-Parsons Nobles., soprano, is a graduate from East Carolina University's Master of Music program, studying under Dr. Perry Smith. She began her study of classical music and opera at the

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Rachel E.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Musical Theatre BFA from University of Michigan
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
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Rachel E.

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Take lessons with a Broadway veteran!

I've been teaching private voice and acting coaching for over 5 years and LOVE seeing my students improve! I am a working singer/actor, and writer/musician in NYC, but I love teaching so much that I do it even while I'm working on projects!

A little bit about me:
I graduated from University of Michigan's musical theatre program (one of the top musical theatre programs in the world!) and went straight into playing Ariel in THE LITTLE MERMAID at Chicago Shakespeare theatre, and then directly on to playing the lead in PHANTOM OF THE OPERA on Broadway for several years! I also recently returned from China, where I played Scarlett O'Hara in the musical version of GONE WITH THE WIND!

I've trained in all kinds of different techniques and currently have all different types of students and voices in my studio! I teach all levels and ages, from beginners to professionals, and a wide variety of different of styles (Broadway, opera, pop, ...

About Rachel

Take lessons with a Broadway veteran! I've been teaching private voice and acting coaching for over 5 years and LOVE seeing my students improve! I am a working singer/actor, and writer/musician in NYC, but I love teaching so much that I do it even while I'm working on projects! A little bit abou

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Ellen M.
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Ana P.
Rachel is the best teacher my daughter has ever had!
She is very talented, knowledgeable and happy to share! My daughter can't wait for the lessons and has learned a lot from her.
Kim
My daughter dreams of being a professional actor/singer, and Rachel is both the best teacher and role model we could hope for! Rachel helps her with her vocal technique, helps her choose songs that are age appropriate but that enable her to expand her repertoire, and I am absolutely amazed at how much she has learned about acting and character/script analysis. My daughter eagerly does her "Rachel homework" each week :) Rachel also gives her great advice about auditioning, college, and the industry in general. She is truly a wealth of knowledge and talent! We were fortunate to see Rachel perform as Christine Daae in a performance of Phantom of the Opera (my daughter's favorite musical and dream role), and we were absolutely floored by her performance! We are so grateful that our daughter has the opportunity to train with an incredibly talented, enthusiastic artist and teacher. Thank you, Rachel!

Eunice K.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Eunice K.

1 Review
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If you are preparing for a performance, I am here to give you some final-touch comments to polish your performance. We can work together to prepare for a concert, audition, presentation, or anything you have coming up that you need to prep for.

About Eunice

Eunice is widely known as a soloist and chamber musician in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia. She is represented by Jonathan Wentworth Management and was the winner of the Astral Artists National Auditions. She is a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, where she graduated with t

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Ben
So far, so good: after his first lesson, my son (who has been practicing for a year) seemed to get some really valuable correction to his form. He says it this way: "She's really good at explaining why and how."

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Average Cost of Music Performance Lessons in Vernon Hills, IL

The average cost of 60-minute music performance lessons in Vernon Hills is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $277 per hour.
30 min
$42 average
45 min
$56 average
60 min
$70 average

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"Glenn has so much experience as a performer that he offers very practical suggestions!"
Louise
Took Music Performance lessons from Glenn W.
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"Shanita Jackson is fabulous singer with an exceptional range. She is a powerful solo act but also works beautifully with an ensemble. A consummate professional and a pleasure to work with, Shanita understands how to interact with her audience and shines in a diversity of vocal styles, from Jazz to Pop and Reggae."
Julie
Took Music Performance lessons from Shanita J.
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"Wendy was the best instructor ever. Always very humble, sweet & honest. She truly teaches from the heart and genuinely wants one to do better than the lesson before. She knows what she is talking about and explains thouroughly what needs to be worked on. She not only corrects you but praises you when you have achieved something great. You will always have her support & knowledge that will take you a long way."
Jessica
Took Music Performance lessons from Wendy P.
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"I have had the pleasure of playing in very complex musical collaborations with Suzan G. a couple of times recently and am thrilled to find out that she is a teacher with Takelessons. I am a TL music teacher, and having seen her live and in person and discussed the theory of the music we are performing, I can highly recommend her.

Suzan is thoroughly knowledgable about music theory and composition and movement. Her piano skills are excellent especially when seen in the arena of jazz improve composition on the fly with a group of professionals. She can sight read complicated charts and sing beautifully at the same time, for songs she has never done, and these are the challenges that true musicians thrive upon.

As a TL teacher of children also, I can see that Suzan is very family friendly and cheerful, kind and helpful. All good signs of an excellent teacher! Your Kids will love her.

Way to go, Suzan, and keep up the great work!"
Jane Y. (Ridgefield, WA)
Took Music Performance lessons from Suzan G.
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"Patrick is an extraordinary performer and based on personal observation, an exemplary teacher. I highly recommend him in multiple facets of music performance."
Peter
Took Music Performance lessons from Patrick L.
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"Great teacher, really into the basics and the fundamentals of this instrument...Love how you deliver the concept"
Giuseppe
Took Music Performance lessons from Fabrizio S.
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"Awesome teacher

I'm a violinist and teacher myself; Cecilia has helped me a lot with my playing and teaching skills, improving my technique and showing me new tricks. She has a natural flair to help you have fun with what you're doing, and classes are even better with her. She keeps you motivated and knows how to keep a clear view of the objective you want to reach, and how to reach them with clear and simple concepts. Cecilia’s helped me a lot with my posture and playing tension free, which has improved immensely the sound of my music. You shouldn’t miss out on this opportunity of having classes with her. Strongly recommended."
Melissa
Took Music Performance lessons from Cecilia P.
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"Arrica has been such a wonderful teacher for my 11-year-old daughter. (She was 9 when she started with Arrica.) Our girl has a lot of raw talent but needed some good instruction that wasn't too formal. Africa is just the right blend of traditional singing technique and fun rock-n-roll, record your own music on Garage band. We love her!"
Julie B.
Took Music Performance lessons from Arrica R.
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"Ms. Bonner has been such an inspirational teacher over all the years she has taught me. She has helped me improve my clarinet techniques by pushing me to join various bands and best of all, introduced me to Jazz. Also, she is a really fun teacher, always making her lessons fun and entertaining. Without her, I wouldn't have the enthusiasm I have now for music."
Jason
Took Music Performance lessons from Laurie B.
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"I came into Jan's class having a different perspective on what the course was going to be. I had the mentality that we were only going to perform and get tips. But she went beyond that and made me see songwriting and performing in a different way. I want to thank her for making me step way out of my comfort zone. I was uncomfortable, but then it made me change as a person. I'm so thankful for the opportunity that I was even introduced to someone like her. I love how she inspired and cared about the young teens and young adults that she teaches. She is an impact to many and especially me, I will never forget all the advice she gave me!"
Jennifer
Took Music Performance lessons from Jan L.
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