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Susana O.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • B.S Biology from Roosevelt University
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Susana O.

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I was born and raise on Peru, South America. My interest in music began when I was 9 years old. I came to USA when I was 17 and started attending college. I have take several music classes at college level like Music Theory, Music History, Piano, Voice and Ensemble. I finished my Associates degree in Fine Arts in Music in 2010. I have over 10 years of experience teaching music to students of all ages. I teach guitar and piano and I use different methods according to the student's needs. I also hold 2 recitals a year so students can show their hard work.

About Susana

Education is one of the most valuable things you can acquire. Knowledge stays with you wherever you go and you can use it in the less unexpected situation. I was born and raise on Peru, South America. My interest in music began when I was 9 years old. I came to USA when I was 17 and started atte

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Paul W.

81 Reviews
Mount Prospect, IL
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors Degree in Instrumental Performance / Jazz Guitar from Columbia College
  • Teaching since 2000
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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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James J.
I cannot say enough good things about paul. First, despite having so many years of playing, he doesn't judge or look down on you for not having the same level of knowledge he has. Instead - he is able to communicate concepts, both basic and advanced, to you in a way that you can understand. Second, he caters to you in order to achieve the goals you want to achieve, not the ones he thinks you should have. Lastly, he's clearly passionate about playing, and music in general. he's a great guy to chat about, seems really down to earth, and goes above and beyond in order to make the most of the lesson.

I cannot say enough good things about paul. Highly recommend you take his lessons!
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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.
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Robert P.

5 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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Robert P.

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I am a Chicago-based guitarist and composer with a style rooted in the jazz tradition but flavored with other styles.I hold a Bachelor of Music degree in instrumental performance from Columbia College in Chicago where I studied jazz guitar and theory with Frank Dawson.

As a trained musician with a degree in music as well as a lot of professional playing experience, I offer a unique perspective to teaching guitar, both as a guitarist and a passionate educator.

I played in a few professional bands and wrote a lot of original music.
I also wrote score/soundtrack for two films.

About Robert

I'm a professional guitarist, songwriter and recording artist. I graduated at Columbia College in Chicago with a Bachelor's of Instrumental performance with a focus on Jazz studies. I teach guitar students of all different ages and experience levels. I can teach students to read music or we can onl

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Mason
Took lessons with Robert for ten years. He is the best teacher I've ever had.
Carl
Robert has taught both of my kids. He is a great teacher and musician.
Seherzada Momakovic
Robert is a very nice and remarkable teacher to learn guitar from. He is very patient with student with no background in music. He is very personable and continuously motivates his students to want to practise the guitar.

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Peter C.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Peter C.

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Music has been my passion since I was 10 years old. I didn't have any real instruments at first, so, I built my own out of coffee cans, ice cream containers and of course: a rubber band shoebox guitar! It might sound funny, but, I believe these early days of trying to create music using my "homemade symphony," forced me to really get to the core of sound and expression without the pre-set curriculum of traditional music study. Early on, I learned a few fundamental concepts of music theory that would forever change how I learned, as well as how I taught music to others. I believe these concepts set a foundation that allowed me to understand music and grow much faster - including learning multiple instruments.

And yes, I eventually acquired a real guitar and went on to study music and computers at the University of California and I currently compose music for TV and film in my own studio. I have taught guitar, bass, piano, drums, theory, composition and recording production to ...

About Peter

I currently compose music for TV, film and other digital media in my own recording studio. Prior to that, I spent about 25 years playing guitar, piano, bass and drums in bands and as a studio musician. At school I studied classical music (theory and composition) as well as orchestration and compute

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Nick
Peter has a wonderful, positive personality and is really easy to work with!
Art
I just started my second year of guitar lessons with Peter and I’m learning so much! Peter is a great teacher who is patient, encouraging and a great listener. He can “hear” the areas that I need to work on, and is able to clearly communicate ways for me to improve . He has helped me get better at my rhythm, my strumming, tempo and even an introduction to music theory. I’m now playing (and singing) some of my favorite songs! Highly recommend!
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David W.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelors of Science from Charter Oak State College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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David W.

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From Classical to Jazz, and lots of World Music in between.
Guitar was my main instrument until I began playing Bass in bands in 2000. Since then Guitar is still my main 'go-to' for practice at home, teaching music theory, and composition.

About David

Hi there, and thanks for viewing my TakeLessons profile! I am excited to be a part of the team in Berkeley, CA. I started teaching lessons while in music school for Classical Guitar in 1996. From 1998 onwards, I played with a variety of musicians from Africa and Latin America, as well the as gr

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Mariano
I've been taking lessons with David for more than 2 years, he's amazing... he's very knowledgeable, patient, knows how to explain difficult concepts and can adapt to a broad range of topics, covering different areas that I'm interested on, including music theory, songwriting, guitar and bass, and music production.

David is both a professional musician and an experienced instructor, and you can tell the difference that makes in every class.

We started with at-home classes, but switched to online during the pandemic and that's working pretty good for me to.

I'd recommend David to anyone looking to learn a new instrument, get better at it or expand their music knowledge in general.
George McKale
Simply put, David is a great teacher. His lessons incorporated the perfect blend of theory and patience while opening up new horizons on the fret board. His style of teaching is very flexible so that one can hone in on what excites them. For me, that was jazz and David made a huge difference in my creativity.
Selina
David did a wonderful job, teaching me bass via Zoom with a lot of focus on what I wanted to do. Even though my interests ranged from technical to classical to theoretical to funk, he always had something he could show me and proved to have great knowledge of the instrument as well as of music theory and history. I would recommend him to anyone.
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Chelsea K.

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  • Awarded Semifinalist from International Songwriting Competition
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Chelsea K.

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Specializing in beginning guitar, I've taught numerous people with all kinds of goals. From being able to perform basic scales and bar chords, to simply being able to be the person at a party to play a song or two, I'm here to help break the guitar down in simple terms so that ANYONE can accomplish their goals. I'll keep you motivated to stick it out until you're satisfied and feel confident in your basic guitar skills.

About Chelsea

With a Bachelor's Degree in Songwriting and a minor in Music Business from the acclaimed Belmont University in Nashville, TN, I can offer you a unique experience of learning not only the craft and techniques behind singing, guitar and songwriting, but I can also offer first hand experience in navig

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Waukegan, IL

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Waukegan is $63. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"I had a great experience taking guitar lessons from Alex. He was easy to work with and always professional. He can teach pretty much any genre and was able to make music theory understandable to the beginner. Highly recommended."
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Took Guitar lessons from Alex M.
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"I am new in playing guitar and Daniel makes learning fun and enjoyable ! He is very professional and yet approachable. I would definitely recommend him to all ages !!"
Vivian
Took Guitar lessons from Daniel O.
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"Jon is an awesome instructor. I was a beginner at age 50, and he never made me feel insecure. He met me at my level, and has helped me with songs I wanted to learn. I highly recommend Jon."
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Took Guitar lessons from Jon A.
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"Greg's background and knowledge make him a good instructor but what I admired was that he always made sure that no one ever felt left behind."
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Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Learning something new definitely helps diversify the day to day life during the lockdown. And the online courses worked out quit well for me. Feel achieved."
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Took Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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Marty is a fantastic teacher. He’s been great teaching my 14 year old daughter. He’s very patient and makes playing the guitar so simple for her. The first lesson he really was interested in what SHE wanted to eventually be able to play, then taught her some basics and a few simple cords. By the end of the lesson, she was playing a simple song and was so excited. Also very respectful to me as her parent and has a gentle, non-aggressive personality making us both very comfortable. My daughter now even is writing her own songs and playing guitar to them. I would highly recommend Marty as a guitar teacher, he really knows what he’s doing."
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"My playing has improved by leaps and bounds after my lessons with Mat. He is very patient, and regardless of what I want to learn he has a lesson prepared. Highly recommended."
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Took Guitar lessons from Mathew M.
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"Great first lesson. Started by focusing on basics and learning what my son knew and his skill level."
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"Teresa is a fabulous music teacher! She's very knowledgeable, caring and very passionate about music. We are very thankful we have found her. :)

Keep up the awesome work Teresa!"
Janet
Took Guitar lessons from Teresa Y.
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