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Ryan B.

68 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2013
  • BA in Ethnomusicology from University of Illinois
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Ryan B.

68 Reviews
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I've been teaching mandolin for 4 years helping students develop a love for the instrument and learn more about music along the way. Mandolin is an often underappreciated instrument which is fantastic for both melodic and rhythmic playing styles. Within the first few lessons you'll have a solid base of strumming, picking, chord changes and melodic playing, with a couple simple songs too. Moving on from there I will craft lessons to move you toward a "goal song," making sure to cater your progress to your needs while keeping a focus on good technique. I enjoy working with students of all ages and experiences and I can't wait to meet you!

About Ryan

Ryan is a musician from Jefferson Park who plays a plethora of different instruments. He specializes in guitar, banjo, mandolin and ukulele, but also dabbles in accordion, piano, drums, harmonica and several others. Learning to play instruments is one of the true pleasures in his life and he hopes

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Barbara K.
Patient and very professional musician and teacher.
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Ryan Rocks!
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Kelvin L.

137 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Music MA from University of Nottingham
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Kelvin L.

137 Reviews
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I have been teaching mandolin lesson for almost 18 years.
Students will learn everything from the ground up. While they move from one skill level to the next, instruction will include not only learning how to play their mandolin, but instrument and equipment maintenance, passing a proficiency exam at the end of each session

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

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Laura H.
Thoroughly enjoyed the lesson. Kelvin is very knowledgable and enthusiastic.
Mike
Kelvin was great! Very professional and welcoming. He was very open to know what I waned to learn. Kelvin was also incredibly patient with me and did not pass any judgement whenever I made a mistake. I'm really looking forward to my next lesson with him.
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Patricio L.

4 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Patricio L.

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My first introduction to the world of music, was through the Mandolin. At the age of twelve, while playing in a Mandolin Orchestra, I soon became a soloist. This allowed me the experience of touring and traveling throughout the United States. In addition, I began taking master classes under the direction of Mike Marshall which further enriched my knowledge and appreciation of the mandolin.

Worldwide the mandolin is a very versatile and popular instrument. Folk music and jazz, “just feels right” – as the student experiences the versatility of playing the mandolin.

About Patricio

I remain current in a wide variety of musical styles including Jazz, Rock, Blues, Classical and Mexican Folklore. I have also worked playing Greek music. My teaching experience includes teaching children in primary school, as well as individuals of all ages. After thirty years in my musical

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Jeimie Hidalgo
Best guitar and mandolin instructor ever! Patricio possess not only the charisma to play with passion, but also possess the patience and creativity to make of every playing lesson an enjoyable experience. With just a few guitar lessons, I was gaining confidence to play my first song on my friends' party!!!!
Luis Angel
Patricio is a great teacher, I learned a lot of Jazz Harmony
Martha
Took a few lessons from Patricio and he went above and beyond his services.

Meet Online Mandolin Teachers Serving Westchester, IL

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Michael M.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Michael M.

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I've been teaching Mandolin for 8 years and my students have gone on to meet their performance and playing goals. I use a variety of methods and books from beginning methods to more advanced methods for other players. Each student is different so I try to evolve to meet their specific needs and learning styles. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you! I plan and offer yearly student performances to give students a practical application to their instruction. I teach mandolin for a variety of styles from bluegrass and celtic to Italian Classical, I strive to help each student to be as well rounded as possible!

About Michael

Hello, My name is Michael and Im excited to meet you! I've been teaching private & Professional lessons since 1997! I love helping students accomplish their goals like, getting into college, hit auditions, and more, but above all I love to inspire the love of Music and Performance Arts! Throug

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Michael K.
Stellar teacher! He really knows his stuff and how to convey it!
Justine
I am an adult who has no experience with any type of instrument and was very nervous and intimidated at first. Then I met with Michael, and though there was a ton of information we had to go through, he really made me feel at ease. He has the knowledge, patience, and understanding I was really looking for in a teacher and I'm so happy I found him!
Holly
With his flexibility and willingness to accommodate us my daughter learned a lot from him. He was a wonderful teacher and a great person to do business with.

Timothy K.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Intermediate
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Timothy K.

3 Reviews
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About Timothy

I draw on my experience, as a professional musician of 25 years, in my teaching of others. This experience includes - Church music; both as a soloist and as a music director. Touring musician; stage presence, improvisation, sound. Carnival Cruise Lines staff musician; '99 -2000 *** Lesson Detai

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kevin
great communication! Very motivating!!!
Maryann
I'm not really good with word but Tim is a very knowledgeable Guitar instructor, very patient, and friendly!
Lynn M.
Excellent musician, vocalist and performer. Worth your time and money to utilize T King as your instructor.

Jake H.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Awarded FreshGrass Duo Competition Winner from FreshGrass Music Festival
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jake H.

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A two-time Acoustic Music Seminar participant and a graduate of the Berklee College of Music, mandolinist Jake plays and writes music that is galvanized by roots music from around the globe. Music has taken him all over the country, yet he was introduced to acoustic music in his hometown, the greatest bluegrass city of all time: Akron, Ohio. Jake joined his uncle’s bluegrass band (The Blue Ribbon Bluegrass Band) playing mandolin and spent the next two years refining his craft. In his years with Blue Ribbon Bluegrass Band, Jake recorded two CDs and played countless gigs all over the northeastern United States. After being urged by his friends and family, Jake applied to the Berklee College of Music, where he graduated in 2017 with a degree in Mandolin performance and American Roots Music, mentored by greats such as Joe Walsh, Maeve Gilchrist, David Wallace, and Matt Glaser. He now tours nationally with the band The Page Turners.

I love to teach and hope to make you a more conscious

About Jake

Hi fellow musicians! I am a professional touring musician, songwriter, and recording artist based in Los Angeles, CA. I graduated magna cum laude with a degree in Mandolin Performance and a minor in American Roots Music from Berklee College of Music in Boston. Every musician has their own voice

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Monte Leewen
Learned more in an hour than in the past 4 months with my previous instructor. Great lesson! I am very excited to learn from Jake.
Carolyn K.
Jake has helped me learn so much- everything from general musicality, to theory, and learning new tunes. Very inspiring guy and a great musician and teacher!

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Average Cost of Mandolin Lessons in Westchester, IL

The average cost of 60-minute mandolin lessons in Westchester is $59. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $106 per hour.
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$48 average
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"Great first session. Jordan put me at ease, we clearly defined our goals and a lesson plan then got right to it. Looking forward to working with him."
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"Great start. Tara was patient and easy going. I look forward to continuing to work with her in the future."
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"Mark is a talented musician who plays and teaches multiple stringed instruments. His lessons are always informative and supportive. They are driven by the student’s interest, so anything you want o learn— styles of music, how to do a particular technique, music theory— you can bring to class. And every now and then he organizes a recital— terrifying but great practice!"
- Virginia
Took Mandolin lessons from Mark S.
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"First lesson helped to get a solid footing and decide what course to take with the lessons."
- John
Took Mandolin lessons from John B.
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"My son was so excited after his first lesson. He didn't think he could wait another week for the next one. He really liked Glenn. Connecting with a 10 year old isn't easy, especially via Skype. Thanks, Glenn. We're hoping his enthusiasm continues."
- Layne
Took Mandolin lessons from Glenn S.
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"Thank you Victor for my first music lesson on the mandolin. I am new to music, and sure that I will enjoy learning with you."
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