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Susan M.

9 Reviews
Highland Park, IL
Starting at $125
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Artists International Young Musicians Award from Artists International
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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Susan M.

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Expert Piano Instruction by Ivy-League and Conservatory Trained Steinway Artist, for serious students ages 10-18 years old and adults.

About Susan

Study Classical Piano with an International Steinway Artist! Learn to play the piano, duo piano and chamber music or be accompanied and coached for your recital or audition with Susan M. I offer premium quality musical instruction and stress the importance of a sound foundation which includes the

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Aparna
Susan is not only an accomplished musician, but she is also an amazing teacher and mentor. She elevated my daughter’s musicianship and helped her find her true potential as a classical pianist. My daughter’s success as a competitive pianist is due to Susan’s instruction, encouragement, and guidance. When we started lessons with Susan, we struck gold!
John
Susan is an experienced concert pianist with world-class expertise in the instrument, yet she is also an approachable educator + coach who has done a great deal to advance my technique and interpretation. I’m glad to have found her. Advanced pianists will be pleased to find someone who can help raise their game even further, but regardless of your skill level, I don’t think you’ll regret signing up with her.
Patricia C.
Susan was a PERFECT match for me. I really hate leaving her great knowledge. She has poured out to me her expert knowledge. Unfortunately, I am unable to continue. Susan is a teaching jewel to be cherished.
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Bill L.

35 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $18
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Masters in Computer Science (Machine learning/Artificial Intelligence) from Georgia Tech
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Bill L.

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First time playing piano? Resuming after years (decades?) of not playing the piano? No matter your age or experience, you can always learn and improve!

Pop songs, jazz ballads, classical pieces, or movie/game themes, there must be something you are interested in playing and get better!

I have close to 10 years of tutoring experience, helping children and adults embrace piano and music.

I recommend just starting with a single 15-minute lesson to see if we are good fits for each other and start a roadmap to progress toward your goals! My long-term pricing is negotiable if we work together for an extended time.

About Bill

I have always been a self-studier in my entire life. Being able to learn with just books and your brain is a crucial skill to have! However, I know not everyone (and sometimes even myself) have the discipline and motivation to keep going during hard times. This is where a tutor would come in handy.

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Anthony
My son loves his class! Bill teaches well to my 9 year old, my son understands him, has fun and is learning so much. I couldn't be happier.
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Salvador A.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $44
  • Speaks French, English, Spanish
  • Awarded “2016-17 Margaret Clayton Smith Award” from Chicago College of Performing Arts
  • Teaching since 2013
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Salvador A.

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I have studied piano performance for eleven years and have three years of experience teaching students at beginner through high-school levels. My classes are unique because I have observed and studied various methods and artistic schools, sometimes denominated “pianistic schools,” throughout my personal artistic formation. I continuously work to improve my own teaching methods through the compilation of the most scientifically correct ways to approach piano playing. In addition, I am aware of the stylistic traditions of the greatest classical repertoire. Therefore, I guarantee enrichment of performance ideas for advanced performers who possess a highly developed musical mindset and who are interested in pursuing further education in conservatories throughout the USA and the rest of the world.

About Salvador

I am a Mexican concert pianist. I just finished my BM at Roosevelt University. I was born in 1995 in Toluca (Mexico), my first musical approach was at 11 years old at the “Casa de Cultura de Tecualoyan” at Villa Guerrero (México). At fourteen years old, I started my studies at the Escuela Super

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Maureen K.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Mandarin
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Maureen K.

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I have been teaching piano lessons for several years now, to students ranging from 4 to 50 years of age. In the first lesson, students can expect to learn the musical alphabet, location of middle C, the correct posture and hand position, as well as some simple musical exercises depending upon the student's age and ability. My goal in teaching is to help people gain an understanding and appreciation of the piano, as well as the workings of music as a whole. While my background is in classical piano, I enjoy working with students on any style of music that utilizes sheet music.

About Maureen

A full-time operatic performer and music educator, Maureen has been teaching voice and piano lessons since 2009. She currently runs her own private studio, in addition to traveling to students' homes to teach lessons. She happily teaches anyone who has an interest and willingness to learn, regardles

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Julia
The best music teacher in my life. Very patient, fun and Easy to learn from. It’s never too late to learn something new and Maureen makes learning pleasure. Thank you so much for this wonderful experience!
Dipanjana B.
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Rachael L.
Maureen is knowledgeable, cosiderate and talented. I am excited to to expand my limited musical experience with her help. I would recommend her to anyone interested in furthering their vocal skills.
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Kevin L.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Cantonese, Mandarin, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kevin L.

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My music background:
- began training as a classical pianist in Asia at the age of 7
- certified as L.R.S.M. of the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music in 1989
- received superior-plus rating in National Piano Playing Auditions (collegiate classification)
- 16-year teaching experience in U.S.
- Performance videos on new YouTube channel are available.

Provide progressive training on finger techniques, fingering, pedaling, expression, music theory, sight reading, ear training;
Prepare for special assignments (accompaniment, play and sing, using music notation software, performance or enter National Piano Guild Auditions / ABRSM Exams etc.)
Fluent in English and Chinese;
All ages and levels accepted.

About Kevin

Hello! I'm not sure why I picked this profile picture of me, but I can promise I won't conduct your piano lesson in suit and tie - we will strike a balance between an audition atmosphere and just having fun based on our goal. I love playing the piano. I hope you will be convinced of this statemen

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Mary Jane (MJ) K.
Kevin is a great teacher. Very knowledgeable and very patient. Highly recommend!
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Oscar C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks
  • Awarded Carolina Foundation scholarship from Carolina Foundation (Spain)
  • Teaching since 2010
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Oscar C.

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Hi. My name is Oscar Caucaly. I am a graduate of NYU with a MA in jazz performance, specializing in piano. I want to share my knowledge and experience with you as a professional pianist. I have studied with many great teachers, including the Grammy winning pianist Alan Broadbent, Ari Hoening and Chris Potter among others. I’m passionate about music and teaching. I have more than 10 years of experience teaching professionally at universities and music schools.

I am going to design a plan based on your interests and goals. We can work on technique, music theory, composition and learning different styles such as classical, jazz, pop ,funk, Latin, Brazil among others, to improve your rhythm skills and ear training. I want to share the gift of playing and enjoying music with my students.

About Oscar

Oscar Caucaly is a prominent Colombian pianist. He studied at Xaveriana University. After graduating, he moved to Barcelona to to study at the Liceu Conservatory with the sponsorship of the Carolina Foundation of Spain. He obtained his Master’s degree in Jazz Studies at New York University in 2021

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The average cost of 60-minute classical piano lessons in Wilmette is $81. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $300 per hour.
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"Laura is a great instructor for any student, especially for beginners who can learn and adapt quickly. She is extremely patient with students and thoroughly explains everything. She tailors music choices to the student’s preference while also making sure classical pieces and theory are covered at the same time. She encourages students to be creative and individualistic instead of enforcing strict boundaries when playing modern pieces. Laura consistently gives constructive critiques and positive reinforcement to help students understand their mistakes and fix them properly. Overall, she is an excellent piano teacher and I could not recommend her more. In only 1.5 years of lessons with Laura, I have improved tremendously thanks to her brilliant style of teaching."
Jahnavi
Took Classical Piano lessons from Laura M.
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"Kimberly is awesome! She made me feel totally at ease and comfortable and gave me so many useful tips on how to strengthen my ability as a pianist. I'd been with a different instructor previously and Kimberly's approach was so refreshing. She talks a lot about how to get the best from each piece of music, explained a lot about how a piano actually works (has anyone ever looked inside before?!?!), and also helped with my technique, which was sadly lacking. Reading music has always been a struggle for me but we have been working on that and I'm now getting to grips with it. Thank you!!!"
Becky
Took Classical Piano lessons from Kimberley E.
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"Mrs Daniela is very patient and sweet. She was very understanding with my daughter. I must say that I'm very please with her !"
Jasmine
Took Classical Piano lessons from Daniela K.
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"Laurel accompanied me in a fiendishly difficult piece with less than a week to prepare. She was terrific, both as an accompanist and coach."
Sharon
Took Classical Piano lessons from Laurel S.
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"Excellent. First lesson found pieces for my level and enjoyment. I learned so much both about music and composers. Ronald made sure my musical needs were met both by inquiry and demonstration. Looking forward to future lessons."
Sharon
Took Classical Piano lessons from Ronald G.
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"Natasha is a great teacher who makes learning how to both read and play music very fun, exciting and rewarding. I definitely look forward to becoming a better musician under her tutelage."
Ebrain
Took Classical Piano lessons from Natasha B.
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"Sharon ihas been a wonderful teacher for my son. She’s patient and encouraging in guiding him. This is really important with kids and their short attention spans."
William
Took Classical Piano lessons from Sharon Y.
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"We have been with Rose for almost 4 years now and could not be happier. She teaches both of my daughters piano (ages 9 & 7). She has such a special gift for teaching children. She is kind and supportive. She always wants the girls to drive to do their best. Anyone would be lucky to have Rose as their teacher!"
Kim
Took Classical Piano lessons from Rose M.
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"Kristin was very attentive and her lesson was easy to understand. I'd recommend her to anybody."
Ian
Took Classical Piano lessons from Kristin H.
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"Mr. Cooper is an experienced teacher. He teaches piano, violin & vocal from basic to advance level. My son has been taking piano classes from him for the past 3+ years. He loves to go to Mr. Cooper's classes. The foremost quality in Mr. Cooper is that he seeks perfection and tries to imbibe the same in his students. He encourages all his students to perform their best and is extremely patient in dealing with his students. Mr. Cooper lets me sit in my son's lessons and I got my 101 on classical music with these sessons. I can appreciate what my son plays and also now able to appreciate classical music in general.
Mr. Cooper encourages all his students to participate in IMA annual contests and puts a lot of effort in preparing his students for the same."
Ganesh
Took Classical Piano lessons from Farobag C.
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