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Ryan M.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Contemporary Urban and Popular Music from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ryan M.

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I like to craft a lesson plan that revolves around the interest of the student. If you like country but not funk, we'll focus heavy on country and not do any funk. If you want to focus on theory, we will. If you don't want to learn "hot crossed buns" we won't. Let me know the music you like and what you want to accomplish and we can go from there!

About Ryan

Hello! My name is Ryan and I play guitar/sing/write/record with local alternative rock/jam band, Lunar Ticks. I also am a guitarist with the all improvised cover band, Fate Nite. I also book shows, produce a comedy show, started a podcast, write for a local music publication, have spoken at schools

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Patrick M.
Kind, helpful, and attentive - I enjoyed getting to know Ryan very much and despite the fact that first lessons can be a challenge, I feel as though it was time well spent. I look forward to more!
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Danny L.

Lisle, IL
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Awarded Downbeat Student Music Award from Downbeat Magazine
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Danny L.

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Trying to learn guitar, but YouTube isn't working out? The fact of the matter is watching lesson videos can only get you so far. You need a teacher who knows how to get you to the next level. I'll teach you the tools to learn any song including chords, ear training, technique/posture, scales, and more!

About Danny

I'm a professional musician from Lisle, IL with a wide range of musical knowledge and expertise. I hold two degrees in Upright Bass Jazz Performance (M.M. and B.A) from Northern Illinois University and University of Illinois at Chicago. I also play guitar, ukulele, mandolin, and love to produce mus

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Ian M.

9 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Ian M.

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Chords, rhythm, left and right hand coordination and technique, theory and more. The sky's the limit (the side of a campfire :))

About Ian

I started playing guitar originally in 1991. I picked up bass and ukulele (and then over the ensuing years, gradually a plethora of other instruments, such as voice, drums, piano, and harp). I started teaching in 2001 throughout the Chicagoland area. First in music stores, then schools, then people

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Janet B.
Excellent!
William Z.
First lesson was great. It took a little time setting up and getting to know each other. For a first lesson, I came away with some very useful information on a song I was having a problem with. I like the direction it is going. Looking forward to the next lesson.
Krista S.
Well hello there budding musician- I started taking ukulele lessons with nearly zero previous experience and little idea what to expect a few months ago. As a teacher, Ian is extremely patient, accommodating, and attentive, but remains very much human throughout the whole process. His years spent teaching across instruments, ages, and levels of expertise make for a trustworthy experience. Definitely recommend.

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Jared C.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish, German
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
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Jared C.

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For students who have played an instrument prior to our lessons, I try and shape a curriculum entirely based upon the specific goals of the student, and I rarely use text books although I use a lot of exercises and educational material when appropriate.  I feel learning to play and transcribe songs and solos to increase a students self reliance and confidence is my most important job.  Most students come to me looking for structure so I try and provide a clear path to their goals. For students with no prior music experience I use text books, and exercises to strengthen their technique, expose them to musical ideas, and give them a foundation for basic theory.  After that is accomplished I move into a curriculum that is more personal to their specific goals.

About Jared

I have been playing instruments and performing live since I was eleven. In college, I studied both piano and guitar, and received a bachelors of fine arts with a concentration in jazz guitar from Columbia College Chicago in 2004. I moved to Seattle in 2004 and have been performing and giving privat

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Conrad
Great first lesson.
Raahil J.
He pays attention to detail, is super organized with a definite plan and knows how to keep a student's interest. He is balanced and very realistic in his approach. He is talented and meets the student where he is. He is even transcribing a Bollywood song for my son and my son is loving it! He is flexible... We are so happy to have found him.
Sofia
First lesson with Jared was great. Looking forward to many more in the future!
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Zechariah T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • History/English from University of Mississippi
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Zechariah T.

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You can expect to achieve your goal! I have 15+ years experience in the music industry and am a current recording artist that specialized in acoustic guitar performance.

About Zechariah

Hey Hey! I'm from Mississippi with 15+ years experience in the music and food service industries. I'm a chef, singer/songwriter, amateur gardener, guitarist, bassist, and father of a particularly cool 11 year old. I love sharing my experience through teaching and can't wait to help you reac

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Caleb B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Swedish
  • Awarded Certified Gold Record from RIAA
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Caleb B.

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I can teach students equally well on acoustic guitar as well!

About Caleb

I have been playing music since the age of six. I was raised strictly on classical piano and voice lessons until I picked up the guitar just before the age of ten. By my senior year of high school I had learned how to play bass and drums, was writing and recording my own material, and had formed my

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The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in West Chicago is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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"The first lesson went great!!"
Hailey
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tim B.
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"Andrew is so gifted at listening to my guitar capabilities and then offering his own expertise to quickly improve my playing. He is positive and a lot of fun to work with!!"
Staci
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrew C.
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"I enjoyed my first lesson. The time flew by. Justin was friendly and professional. I'm looking forward to the next lesson."
Joe
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Justin M.
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"I only had the opportunity to work with Eric for about a month before I had to randomly leave NYC, and it was such a bummer to leave his instruction! I absolutely loved his lesson structure. It was the perfect blend of technique and theory practice, with practical and helpful goals for the week. Efficient and patient instructor. Totally recommended."
Kimberly
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Good stuff Grant. I look forward to evolving and improving with you. I look forward to Monday @ 11 am. I’ll be working on chords, practice, & “Stand by Me.”"
Chuck
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Grant H.
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"Will is an excellent teacher who has taught bass, acoustic and electric guitar to our son for the last 7 years.

Will's unique teaching method allows the student to assume ownership of the learning process. His student-driven lessons had our son playing songs from the very beginning. Not chords or scales, but songs that he chose. It has kept my son engaged and passionate about music throughout his childhood.

Will is also exceptionally flexible and kind, making it easy for us to fit lessons into our schedule. He has really shaped our son's childhood and love of music. We are so thankful and would highly recommend him as an excellent teacher for any student."
Heather
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Will V.
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"Andrea is an amazing teacher. He teaches you all the basics but in practice with your favorite songs. I already improved a lot in only 2 classes! And he is always pending to answer my questions by email, so I can improve more while I am not in the classes! Thank you!"
Alejandro
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"My son is almost 6 and has been taking guitar lessons with Jordan for a few months now and I am shocked at how much progress my son has made in that short amount of time...especially considering that my son has ADHD and Tourette's Syndrome, which means that my son does not practice that much because of his limited ability to focus, amongst other things. However, despite all this, Jordan is just so patient and kind and creates a safe and calm environment for son to learn and feel good about his achievements, no matter how small they may be....and I can see that my son is building confidence and feeling good about himself. You can't ask for more that that! In addition, Jordan is very accommodating to schedules...he is always willing to move things around to fit a lesson into our schedule, which is always crazy since we have 3 small kids. A++++"
Damon
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"Jordan is a wonderful teacher to work with and has a very patient and approachable attitude! I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him to anyone looking for quality music lessons."
Tyler
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"The first lesson was very informative and we look forward to our future lessons."
Ashlyn
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jon S.
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