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Lydia S.

6 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $45
  • Speaks German, French
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Master of Music in Choral Conducting from Michigan State University
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Lydia S.

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I teach music theory every chance I have to unlock new areas of understanding for my students. When we understand the WHY and HOW, our foundation becomes solid, allowing the music making to grow more connected, more free, and more deep.

About Lydia

I teach students of all ages and stages. Having studied piano for 16 years and voice for 4 years, my students can expect to learn theory and technique along with repertoire. I encourage my students to practice for at least ten minutes every day! All members of my studio have the opportunity to perf

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Julia
Wonderful first lesson! Thank you.
Rachel Pasquini
We recently started piano lessons with Ms Lydia and we can’t say enough good things. Our daughter Emerson asks each day if Ms Lydia is coming to play piano. And we believe that is because of Ms Lydia's positive attitude, happy personality and ability to make learning music so much fun! Ms Lydia has already taught my daughter so much in regards to music and reading notes. Emerson enjoys each lesson so much that she practices the piano on her own. We are so grateful for Ms Lydia. She’s engaging, caring and her passion for music is contagious!
Winslow
Lydia is a great teacher! She selects great music for my level and offers me suggestions to improve my ability. I enjoy practicing everyday and she never gets frustrated when I make mistakes but shows me correct fingering.

I began playing at 13 years old, and have taken lessons from many other teachers and now I'm 69 and have MS, she does a great job with me!

Michael S.

4 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music, viola from Cleveland Institute of Music
  • Awarded 2nd place, Milhaud performance prize from Cleveland Institute of Music
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Michael S.

4 Reviews
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Beginner level learning notes and music notation, to advanced college level music theory. Keyboard skills, sight singing, and ear training offered.

Beginner eurythmics and advanced rhythmic training available.

About Michael

Thank you for considering me as a music teacher! I work with all ages, and design lesson plans based upon the student's proficiency and age. Drawing materials from standard teaching methods such as Leopard Mozart, Dalcroze Eurythmics (especially useful for younger students), and the Suziki Method,

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Morgan M.
Michael is such a great instructor! I was worried about re-starting violin lessons as an adult but after speaking with him those worries went out the window. He is very kind, patient, and gives very helpful and constructive feedback during lessons. He seems to tailor lessons and music style to each student and gives lots of great exercises and homework/practice!

He's also very on top of scheduling and understanding when things come up (like an injured wrist). Very enthusiastic and passionate about music - I would highly recommend him as an instructor for any age!
Abel G.
Great instructor! Michael has a great attitude and is clearly very talented. He is willing to adjust the curriculum in order to accommodate my specific needs/ weaknesses. Balances core exercises, scales (including note reading homework), and music playing. We've already started playing songs together which really helps me hear the notes better!
Christine S.
My boys both love Michael!

Hope L.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $75
  • Awarded National Songwriters Award. 1st Place. from Art Serve
  • Bachelor of Music from Roosevelt University
  • Teaching since 2020
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Hope L.

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About Hope

Have you been yearning to find your creative flow? I love to help singers, songwriters and instrumentalists find their creative voice! I I have many years of experience as a professional singer, songwriter, composer, and producer and can offer you a plethora of tools and inspiration to help guide y

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Dan K.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Dan K.

25 Reviews
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Instruction on why music sounds and feels like it does. For example, why do some chords sound better in a certain order, and why do major chords sound happy while minor chords sound sad? An important base of knowledge to have for any musical endeavor.

About Dan

Dan K. is a professional freelance upright and electric bassist and teacher. He hails from West Des Moines, Iowa, where in high school he performed with the Iowa All-State Orchestra and All-State Jazz Band. He arrived in Chicago in 2009 to attend DePaul University, where he studied with renowned Ch

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Cedric R.
Great first lesson. We dived right in, which is exactly how I wanted it...
Atticus D.
Dan is an excellent instructor! Patient and committed to providing great lessons - he takes the time to make sure each lesson is helpful and adjusts content and techniques based on progress to date. Highly recommended!
Ken

Johan S.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Johan S.

12 Reviews
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There are talented musicians but it's more myth than truth. We musician learned how to play not born with it, at least I did.
You could learn to hear what note or chord your favorite musician is playing; Why and how they are playing. It's time to bust myth and solve the mystery of music. Take lessons with me.

About Johan

Johan here and I love music! Nice to meet you fellow music lover. I have been involved in music since I was just a child. It started with learning piano, then guitar, ukulele, mandolin, harmonica, djembe and so many more. I’ve continued to learn and perfect my craft by being apart of differ

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Sue K.
Johan was great. Very helpful in prepping for the session and we look forward to working with him in the future!
Suzie P.
This was only my first less with Johan -- it was such fun, I felt so encouraged and can't wait for my next. He's just terrific! Very kind and clear and again - the key word - encouraging! A great teacher!
Christine
Johan is great with kids! My son is a very active child, and he was able to make the lesson fun and engaging. More than that, I enjoyed seeing Johan be creative, listen to the child, and make music fun, more than being it a lesson (per say). I highly recommend Johan!

Chau K.

34 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Vietnamese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Chau K.

34 Reviews
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For the beginner, I will break music therory down into easy to understand segments so that it will not be as overwhelming to someone who’s never learnt music theory before. For those who have learnt music theory before but need a refresher, I will make sure there are no gaps in their knowledge and go from there.

About Chau

My name is Chau and I am a transplant from Australia who has resided in Las Vegas for the last 17 years. I have a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Western Sydney and University of Nevada, Las Vegas, majoring in vocal performance and music technology. I am a wife to my husband and a m

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Anthony Brandon
I've been taking lessons online and in person from Chau for almost a year now and I can honestly say, I wouldn't have had it any other way. She is an extraordinary teacher who is very good at communicating and understanding her students. I remember being terrified of singing out loud when I first arrived with her. Since then she has allowed me to open up and has made a huge difference in not only the way I sing but the way I live my life as well. She pushes me to be the best singer I can be and helps me believe in myself even when I am in doubt. She is truly an amazing teacher and lovely human being that I'd recommend to anyone regardless of singing goals or experience.
Jan A.
We have been seeing Chau now for about 2 months and I can honestly say she is phenomenal. We can to help with my wife's pronunciation and Chau has done so much more. Chau has helped with diaphragmatic breathing, confidence, pronunciation, speaking coach and many more. Her teaching have really been life changing for us. We are truly blessed to have found her.
Tim
Great first lesson! Good energy and positive teaching style. Looking forward to the next one!

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Wilmette, IL

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Wilmette is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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$52 average
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"Nils opened my mind to the musical potential I've always dreamed of. He is incredibly kind and was always positive no matter how much, or how little(!), practicing I did in between lessons. I feel so grateful to have finally found my music sensei!!"
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Took Music Theory lessons from Nils B.
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"Chris is very helpful and open to listening to my needs and plans and he is very knowledgeable. I look forward to working with him to achieve my goals."
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Took Music Theory lessons from Christopher M.
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"she is a very good, patient and charismatic teacher!!! and she knows her job!!!"
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Took Music Theory lessons from Katie P.
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"Kevin was very helpful and helped me understand concepts of music theory very clearly. Thanks!!"
Betty
Took Music Theory lessons from Kevin T.
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"I thought Julie a great teacher for my daughter Sparrow.She was patient, honest and able to keep my young daughter focused and happy with learning and wanting to come back. My daughter says "I thought she was nice and great. I love you""
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Took Music Theory lessons from Julie P.
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"Jimmy is a great instructor. He takes you seriously no matter what you skill or knowledge level is. When I started with Jimmy I could play guitar but generally only Cowboy chords.

Jim was patient, he analyzed how I played , what I knew and he tailored lessons around what I knew. That way I got the most out of my time and money spent. I can go on and on about Jimmy but for you sake I'll just say that I highly recommend him"
Patrick
Took Music Theory lessons from James R.
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"Very inspiring. Antonella helped me realize just how much I needed to learn. She did this in a very encouraging way. I'm looking forward to my next lesson"
Jim
Took Music Theory lessons from Antonella D.
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"Incredibly patient, she makes the lesson very easy to grasp, I've had other teachers but I've most excelled when taking lessons and receiving tutoring from Michelle! My theory and voice has improved incredibly because of her :)"
Melissa
Took Music Theory lessons from Michelle T.
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"She was suuuuuper nice and she knew how to explain herself really well"
Daniel
Took Music Theory lessons from Michelle T.
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"Brendon is very knowledgeable in Music Theory. We have been working on Schenkerian analysis. He assigns helpful assignments and readings each week to guide my learning."
Maria
Took Music Theory lessons from Brendon R.
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