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Matthew N.

29 Reviews
Naperville, IL
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
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Matthew N.

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Matthew has been teaching guitar for 10 years. Students can expect a wide curriculum full of different styles and theory.

About Matthew

Matthew N. has been an educator and performer in the Chicago area and suburbs for over 15 years. Currently holding a studio of nearly 50 students he has become one of the area's many successful private instructors. Teaching piano, drums, and guitar Matthew can accommodate any student's needs and mu

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Kevin C.
Matt taught me for a 3 month period and helped me drastically with learning how to improvise guitar solos. I can't thank Matt enough for his help in helping me with a rather unorthodox time to start getting lessons. Each week he told me to bring 3 songs with a guitar solo I would like to learn in different genres and each week we broke down the solos for me to practice and gather their techniques. Thank you so much Matt!
Tejas A.
My 9 year old son had his first session yesterday, and he loved it. Matthew is great, responsive and especially patient! My son is looking forward to having more sessions!
Gabriel S.
Matt is an amazing instructor. I highly recommend him.
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Paul W.

79 Reviews
Mount Prospect, IL
Starting at $30
  • Bachelors Degree in Instrumental Performance / Jazz Guitar from Columbia College
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Paul W.

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I tailor all my lessons to the individual students interests and wants.
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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!
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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.
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Spencer N.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Spencer N.

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I'm into recording and composition using simple apps - students will immediately learn fun sources for loops and ways to level themselves up by learning exercises and how they relate to their own recorded creations. By taking useful tools and making them available round the clock on a phone as well as handwritten notes during a class, students will explore midi, home recording skills, and flexibly learn a vast spread of cool handheld functions.

About Spencer

I'm so excited to get into music with the amazing spread of people out here! It's fairly daunting to take up a new skill, so I'd like to say that we're going to find a path that keeps interest and skill levels up. You are not required to suffer. Using several fun (and, importantly, very free) apps

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Raphael S.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Music from Columbia University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
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Raphael S.

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About Raphael

I am a jazz guitarist and educator from New York. I've studied under Bobby Broom, Rodney Jones, Jonathan Kreisberg, Peter Bernstein, and David Rosenthal. I've played at venues in New York City as well as Chicago performing with as a sideman and a leader. I have experience teaching guitar, jazz, and

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Callum
Raphael is a phenomenal guitarist and teacher. I love taking lessons with him. Highly recommend!
Donna
Raphael was hired by my agency to reach the children in our program. He was exceptional with the children. They loved him and learned a great deal. I highly recommend him.

Sam L.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Sam L.

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Guitar lessons with me would be best with beginners and intermediate people. I would suggest myself only if you are a beginner— and if you are an intermediate, I specialize is Christian Worship Leading rhythm guitar (guy up front). I will teach the best Chords for certain moments and songs, songwriting with guitar (if interested) and how to lead worship with your guitar!

About Sam

Hi! My name is Sam Lee and I was once a student of the takelessons website too. I moved on to college and was a vocal performance major for a year and then switched to a degree in communications. I continued my practice in singing with the lessons on campus separate from my major, and continued to

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Courtney
Sam is a great person and great teacher. He gave me a lot of practical things to work on. I feel like he really helps his students improve.
Natalia
Sam did a wonderful job helping me with my vocal skills. He showed me lots of techniques to help refine my skill, and helped me find the courage to sing as well. He’s very friendly and really cares about teaching and helping, he’s very professional and has great training. I highly recommend.
Shaun
Sam is an amazing singer and guitar player in his own right. He is technically brilliant and easily inspires, teaches, and leads others around him. He has helped improve both my guitar playing and my singing so much in so little of a time! Sam is patient, kind, and very constructive in his teaching, meeting his students where they are and helping them improve one step at a time!

Elizabeth W.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $22
  • Speaks German, Russian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Elizabeth W.

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Experienced music teacher with nearly 10 years experience teaching students of all ages and abilities from beginner to advanced. I also have experience teaching music to students with special needs, including autism and total vision impairment. I begin accepting students for guitar at age 8 and teach students up to age 99+. For students younger than 8 who wish to learn guitar, I start them on a ukulele which is much easier for very young students to handle. With lessons from me, you'll learn to read music and understand tab, develop your ear for hearing music (ear training), music theory, and technique with a goal of getting you playing your favorite style of music in the quickest time possible. I can teach you to play whatever style you wish. I can even help you learn to compose your own music! To accomplish that, I use a variety of learning aids and games to assist you in learning to read music and understand the deeper concepts of music theory. I taylor my teaching style to each ...

About Elizabeth

I grew up in a musical family. My mother was a piano teacher for 20 years, and my father could play any instrument he decided to pick up. From as young as I can remember, music was always surrounding me. I came to love it in all its forms and styles. I began playing piano when I was a little girl,

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Steve W.
Elizabeth is just the teacher to get your music journey off to a great start! Despite my stiff old hands, she had me playing up to speed and showing steady progress in no time. She has the requisite insights and patience to guide any serious student along the road to improvement. Highly recommended!
Melissa
A great teacher, Elizabeth always makes sure that her student understands a concept and will come up with explanations and tools to help a student better grasp it. She is patient, and explains things in very easy to understand while also making the lessons enjoyable and lighthearted.

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Average Cost of Acoustic Guitar Lessons in Wood Dale, IL

The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Wood Dale is $67. 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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"Dave is a very talented musician. He knows how to connect with students and is always willing to try new things. Easy going and informative, I have been coming to Dave for the greater part of 8months.

Highly recommend him and his style"
Jonathan
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Uncle Dave T.
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"I have had a few guitar teachers in the past but none as personable and approachable as Paul. It truly makes a difference when you are not afraid to ask questions or not afraid to mess up. Paul worked with me at my pace and met me at my level. In addition to the lessons about guitar Paul is also very knowledgeable about music in general and has been opening me up to new artists. I recommend this teacher for anyone whether they are just starting out or looking to pick up where they left off. Paul's the best!"
Daniel
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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"Event after more than 13 years of guitar instruction with Riley, there is always a new technique or song structure lesson to learn. He knows an incredible amount about music, performance, and (to be honest) living a good life. He is an inspiration to me both musically and personally, and his enthusiasm for both is unmatched."
Sharla
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Riley W.
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"Russell is a True Professional and brings a whole new meaning to Musicianship!

I've had a passion for music my entire life and have taken lessons with many different teachers. No one has come close to Russell's authenticity. He is Unique to say the least and extremely delicate in articulating step by step instructions on how to master guitar playing!

Just in a few lessons I'm already playing like a Pro! (at least I feel like one, haha) Never thought I would be playing with such ease!

I HIGHLY Recommend Lessons with Russell. Extremely Genuine, Patient and understanding of each individual student!

Thanks Russell!"
Ira
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Russell S.
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"I have been taking lessons with Jimmy for about 3 years now and couldn't be happier. I remember being amazed at how quickly I progressed early on, which instantly got me hooked. He focuses hard on your guitar foundation as well a your music theory foundation, not just on how to play a few songs. Since Jimmy has his own studio, you have the capability to record your own songs as much as you would like. The studio also provides a new way of learning that no where else offers by going through your own recordings step by step to pinpoint problem areas. I look forward to going to Jimmy's every week. He is a funny, kind and easy to talk to guy with a passion for what he does.

-Doug"
Douglas
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James R.
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"Steven is an awesome teacher. Very patient. Highly recommend him for acoustic guitar and for piano lessons."
Maxim
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Steven B.
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"Riley has developed an outstanding lesson book that is a very smart way to learn guitar. I can move at my own pace and use our time together for questions and inspiration. Riley is a positive soul and believes anyone can become a successful guitar player."
Jimmy
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Riley W.
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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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"Steve is a patient and encouraging teacher to my seven year old daughter. She enjoys the lessons very much."
Eva
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Stephen O.
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"Good first lesson. Truly felt my instructor was trying to understand my goals and guage my current skills and ability to learn at what pace."
Bill
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Michael C.
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