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Paul W.

79 Reviews
Mount Prospect, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Bachelors Degree in Instrumental Performance / Jazz Guitar from Columbia College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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!
Maria
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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.

Emily B.

3 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Emily B.

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All ages welcome!

I teach music theory, lead and rhythm guitar. Learn to read guitar tab play by ear the music you love - Blues, Jazz, Rock, Pop, Soul, R&B, Folk, Classical.

About Emily

As a performing musician, I enjoy sharing my love and knowledge of music with others. It's important for me to teach students everything they need to know in order to be able to sight read and play by ear. I can teach you to play all types of music - Rock, Pop, Blues, Jazz, Folk, Classical. Wit

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Marsha
Emily is a great teacher. This is my son's first time playing guitar and he has gotten really good. She teaches him music theory too. And, he gets to play all kinds of songs including classical.
Mark
Miss Brown is an awesome piano and guitar teacher. When I retired a few years ago I took piano with her. Now she's teaching me how to play guitar. Since I know how to play piano, it's so much easier to learn guitar. She's teaching me how to play in a band too. We jam together me playing guitar and she plays piano. Miss Brown makes everything easy to learn. I'm having so much fun learning to play music!
Tony
Piano and guitar lessons. Emily is a great teacher. She teach my son piano and now she teach him guitar. He learn a lot and can play any song with sheet music and by ear. Now she teach me and my wife to play guitar. Makes everything easy to understand and play. She's awesome!

Kenny S.

9 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Awarded Arts and Letters from Council for the Arts
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Kenny S.

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Kenny has been playing guitar since the age of 14, has received awards and grants from the Canada Council, and is an instructor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His approach to teaching guitar helps students learn quickly and maximize musical potential.

I'm a guitar player and singer songwriter from Montreal, Canada, have been living in Chicago for seven years, and have been playing electric, dobro, and acoustic guitar in the studio and on the stage for 20+ years. I play fingerstyle in a variety of tunings and am also a proficient flatpicker covering folk, bluegrass, electric, blues, and country picking techniques.

Whether you are a songwriter looking to improve your basic skills to perform a wider range of material, or a flatpicker looking to refine your improvisation skills or learn fingerstyle and open tunings, I can help you learn the correct approach to help bring your playing to a new level.

We all have within us, the ability to be an excellent player. ...

About Kenny

Kenny has been playing guitar since the age of 14, has received awards and grants from the Arts Council, and is an instructor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His approach to teaching guitar helps students learn quickly, have fun, and maximize musical potential. Kenny has played at Fe

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Robert
Great first day!
Jim
I recently started taking lessons with Kenny to try to learn some basic lead guitar in a one on one setting. I've been very impressed with his preparation, taking the time to tailor the lesson to my level of play and the music I am interested in playing. He also is very encouraging and is interested in my learning and progress, even going beyond the one hour lesson time to ensure that I have the tools necessary to continue to work at home.
Zion and Isadora R.
Great 1 st lesson. He was patient and supportive with the kids!

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Robert M.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Bachelor of Arts from University of North Carolina at Asheville
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Robert M.

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About Robert

Professional musician in the Asheville, NC. area offering private guitar, banjo, ukulele, mandolin, and bass lessons. I am also available for studio recording and live performance. With over 28 years experience, I have been teaching all ages, styles, and levels. This is not a hobby or part-time

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Blake
Blake really enjoyed it & Robert was patient & very informative.
Mikhaela
Although I'm a fairly new learner, I chose Robert as a teacher because he teaches everything from beginner to advanced. I'm glad I did -- his depth of knowledge is clear and he understands my questions quickly and can answer from different angles to make sure I understand. After just two lessons I feel like I've gained a lot already and am excited to continue learning.
Michael
Robert is a super nice guy, great teacher, and extremely knowledgeable about the guitar.

Tyler J.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Bachelor's of Music: Music Business from New Mexico State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Tyler J.

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I've been playing and performing on Guitar for about ten years. I play a multitude of different styles and genres, including rock, country, r&b, jazz, blues, metal, funk, motown, along with many others.

My teaching approach is relatively simple; I work to empower you to approach and play your own instrument through rhythm, moderate music theory, as well as fretboard theory and picking/plucking styles. I also like to do practical application studies, i.e., using songs you're interested in learning to apply new techniques.

Most importantly, we progress at your pace and yours alone. If there's something very specific you'd like to accomplish, we can most certainly do that, or if you want to improve upon your general approach and method, that is also something I am available for.

About Tyler

Hi, I'm Tyler! Born and raised in Roswell, New Mexico, I am the son of a band director. That being said, I have literally been involved in music since I was an infant! I played trombone, bass trombone, and bass guitar all the way through high school, and went to New Mexico State University where I

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WHITNY S.
Tyler arrived early, spent lots of time with my unruly daughter, and kept her on track! He's a good combination of fun/playful but also has a natural authority so that my daughter actually listens to his instruction. Well done and thank you Tyler!
Kerry
Great first lesson - looking forward to the next one.
Nicolas O.
I feel like I learned a lot in an hour and he really helped me find an anchor point that I can go back to if I am stuck on a note. I realized that he went over every proven method that I learned throughout my experiences from elementary school to highschool and then added on to them by explaining how these methods help. He even showed me methods usually taught to college musicians.

The reason I always believed in private lessons is because no matter how few or how many you take, the learning process gets expedited immensely.

I definitely would recommend this teacher for learning a brass instrument.
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Taylor M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Awarded Music Award for Best Pop Rock / Ballad Song for ‘Live Or Survive’ from Akademia
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Taylor M.

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I jump right in teaching basic campfire chords so that you can begin to play simple versions of all your favorite songs. I will also teach you timeless strum patterns, and what chords go well together, so that you have tools to start creating original music of your own.

About Taylor

My name is Taylor Miranda and I am songwriter and passionate music teacher. I studied commercial music and writing at Brigham Young University. My songwriting work involves writing custom music (soundtracks, commercials, video games), and I apply the same customization to my teaching as I do my pro

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Jamie
The Music, Media and Entertainment Technology Department (MMET) which is part of The Huntington Beach Academy for the Performing Arts.(APA)
MMET is an Apple Distinguished Program and has been selected as a California Model School by the 
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Taylor taught a master class in Songwriting for our
Songwriting Master Class Series in May 2018.
She was outstanding and kept all 60 teenagers engaged.
Taylor has a very calm and relatable style that worked for my students.
I highly recommend Taylor as a teacher!!!
Lincoln
Taylor gave me some great tips about writing songs. She’s really good at relating to people. I give her my best 😊

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"Mr. Tomas is very patient and kind. My son enjoys his lesson every week!"
Kyle
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tomas B.
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"Andrea is the best teacher ever. He is patient and professional. He is very knowledgeable and I enjoy every lesson!"
Alba
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"When I started taking lessons with Max, I knew three chords and very little about music theory. I never thought I would get past G-C-D. His patience and structured lessons helped me become a better player. Max is very encouraging and that was most appreciated. I have more confidence in my playing thanks to him. I even understand the circle of fifths!"
Anne
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Max Z.
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"I had my first class with Paul. The session was amazing, Paul is really good at explaining the details of progressions. He's friendly and gets the class moving in the right direction at the same time so you don't end up getting too bored with instructions or while away the time chatting away(which isn't so bad for a first class). I will be sure to update the rating and provide more feedback as I go through more lessons. I really like how Paul doesn't force you to take a package of classes as with some of the other instructors I've heard about."
Pushkar
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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"This is my first time ever taking lessons and learning guitar with an instructor. Scott has been amazing and I’ve learned so much from only two lessons so far. After leaving my first lesson with Scott I had the excitement to start learning and Couldn’t wait to get home to practice!"
Leah
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Scott S.
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"Great teacher who knows a lot...and is patient with a slow learner like me!"
Mike
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Dr. Dave Y.
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"Trevor is a great teacher. Very helpful and patient. Always provides great instruction ."
michael
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Trevor S.
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"Greg is an excellent teacher. Thoroughly knowledgeable and extremely encouraging. He is able to teach you needed theory through the songs and styles you want to learn rather than forcing you through a one-size-fits-all system. You'll be glad you took lessons from him."
Tracy
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Very good instructor, my two children almost 10 and 12 enjoying taking his class. Thank you Remi 😊"
Emily and Jacob
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Raymond (Remi) L.
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"Tim is amazing, and patient. I am learning so much about reading music and playing with tempo that I never thought would be possible. He challenges me, which I like very much. Definitely not a boring music lesson..."
Steve
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tim B.
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