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Paul W.

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

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I have a firm background on music theory, so I am able to explain everything that I am teaching.

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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Chloe G.

Dundee, IL
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Music from Harper College
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Chloe G.

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Now is a great time to study theory! With my degree in music I'm able to provide tutoring on the basics and fundamentals of music that lead to composition and understanding of all things music! Currently teaching all ages.

About Chloe

Hello future students! My name is Chloe and I have been performing for many years. Notable performances include Carnegie Hall, Joffrey Ballet of Chicago, Windy City Live and more! I have a passion for music and I currently teach private vocal, ukulele and piano lessons. When I'm not teaching, I ar

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Manish
Chloe is one of the best teachers I have encountered relative to her knowledge, skills, understanding of how to train children and her desire to see her students excel. She is vested in her students. Thank you for the awesome job you do with my kids. I have seen remarkable progress in their singing since you started ( I can say that because I am also a classically trainer singer)
Alyssa
Chloe is amazing! I have taken music theory/ voice lessons from her for over a year now, and have learned so much! She helped me pass my choir class in school and advance in an after school choir. 100% recommend her skills! She definitely knows her stuff :)
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Ayme F.

16 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Japanese, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Arts from Long Island University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ayme F.

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I have been sneaking music theory into all of my lessons from the very beginning. I have a minor in music and have a solid understanding of scales, chord constructions, progressions etc.
Science plays into my theory lessons too. It is not my intention to bang people over the head with theory, I just like to help people understand how music works.

About Ayme

Music can be as simple or as intricate as you want to make it. I will to teach you how to make the most of whatever knowledge and skill you have and to have fun while you do it. My tastes are all across the board, rock and roll, country, metal, opera, I love it all. So, let me know what you are int

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Ayme is a great teacher, makes learning very easy to enjoy....
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Viviana G.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Italian, English, French, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Awarded Michigan National Competition of Singing from NATS (National Association Teachers of Singing)
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Viviana G.

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Music Theory can become easy and understandable.
And fun! Can you believe it?

About Viviana

Music teacher & Italian language teacher (mother-tongue,) with several years of experience and a large number of successful students. Viviana is an awarded vocal performer, composer, and conductor but she is mostly renowned and loved as a caring music teacher. She earned a Bachelor of

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Kira C.
So helpful and kind, really explained things well.
Amber
Viviana is incredibly talented, professional, and kind. She has an amazing ability to take sophisticated concepts and make them accessible to beginners. In just six months I have learned to do things with my voice much sooner than I ever thought possible. My experience has been life-changing, and I leave every lesson feeling more empowered and uplifted than before.
Artun
Viviana is so professional and warm, she has helped me improve my voice in every way and stay positive throughout this journey. She's able to point out what's holding me back and patiently help me overcome it every step of the way. Thank you Viviana!

James P.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $39
  • Speaks French
  • Awarded Song Of The Year from West Coast Songwriters
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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James P.

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My BA had an emphasis in "classical" music theory but I'm also well versed in jazz theory and pop and rock. My understanding of music plays a role in everything I play and write. I love it and love teaching it.

About James

I've played keyboards and sang professionally for the last 25 years. During that time my home has been in the San Francisco Bay Area but I have performed all over the country and have toured several times in Germany, Switzerland, and Japan. I’m a two time winner of the West Coast Songwriters “Song

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Michele L.
I came away from my lesson with James feeling so happy and knowing that he will be teaching and encouraging me all the way going forward. I am actually lost for words to express what an incredibly positive experience I had today. I am also looking forward to my grand daughter taking lessons from James now too. I feel I got lucky that James is the teacher that was found for me.
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Marcus C.
First lesson for my grandson and James was excellent, looking forward to future lessons.
Thanks James.
Mike W.
James is a great teacher. Patient and inspiring. I have just begun my late in life music learning experience and he is perfect for that.
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Stephanie D.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Bachelors in Music Education from Southern Oregon University
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Stephanie D.

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I hold a bachelors degree in Music Education. I have just completed my Masters in Music Education degree and am eager to build up a woodwind studio again! Clarinet is my primary instrument and can teach beginning, intermediate and advanced students. I also can teach beginning and intermediate sax and flute. I strive to create experiences with my students where instant success is being achieved in each lesson. I love to incorporate fun and variation in my teaching, no two lessons are the same!! Its never to late to begin learning an instrument, all ages and abilities are welcome!

About Stephanie

Stephanie Kuborssy was born and raised in Mountain View, California. Stephanie graduated from Southern Oregon University in June of 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Music Instruction and a Minor in Environmental Studies and Policy. While maintaining a 3.83/4.00 GPA, Stephanie participated in the

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Stephanie is a tribute to her craft. She is an educated, well-versed and experienced musician with a love for teaching. She enjoys teaching students young and old, and always finds improvement with all. She’s fun, witty, but very serious about her teaching. She is an outstanding instructor.
Anthony
Stephanie was the clarinet instructor for my high school band program for two years. She did a fantastic job working with our students. Because of her guidance several made all-state honor band and a few of them are even music majors today. Highly recommended!

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Wauconda, IL

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Wauconda is $65. 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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"I had started taking gigs with new bands but I was struggling with my sight reading and general music theory. I found Kellen through a friend and I'm so glad. He was friendly and super knowledgeable and I felt like it all clicked all of a sudden. I was able to learn easily online from my home in Portland. I keep taking lessons with him because I keep learning great tips about performance and theory. He's also really funny. Kellen's awesome!"
Emilie
Took Music Theory lessons from Kellen H.
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"Megan has truly changed our lives. She nurtured my daughter’s love of music into produced albums, a love of music theory and just hours and hours of bliss. Megan is an artist and treats kids as fellow artists — she has a gift with both music and teaching. I could go on and on! Our whole family feels lucky to know her."
Katherine
Took Music Theory lessons from Megan W.
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"Super nice, informative, and easy to understand. Really excited to continue lessons!"
Conor
Took Music Theory lessons from Shelley M.
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"Super Great Professor"
Rodrigo
Took Music Theory lessons from Naomi R.
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"This man is truly amazing! His understanding of music theory, and fun teaching style makes it very easy to learn new concepts- Highly recommended if you want to take your musicianship to the next level!"
Jonathan
Took Music Theory lessons from Jonathan F.
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"it was super awesome! couldnt figure out my sound so she couldnt hear me. but i heard her so it worked out okay."
britney
Took Music Theory lessons from Marlene M.
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"Mr. Pleasanton explains concepts thoroughly and great insight on musical theory's."
Tyrone
Took Music Theory lessons from Tyreese P.
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"Trevor was very engaging and taught the fundamentals of music theory very well!"
Richard
Took Music Theory lessons from Trevor P.
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"He's great, which is what I expected after having read his reviews.

We've only had one lesson but I've learned more with him than I did with an adult self teaching piano book.

So far, very good."
Zaida
Took Music Theory lessons from Eric J.
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"Tom has been working with our daughter to aid her in understanding the concepts of music theory. He is patient and provides outside material for her to reinforce the concepts they are working on together. He has a passion for teaching music and it is evident in his desire for his students to grow."
Annie
Took Music Theory lessons from Tom S.
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