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Christian M.
Chicago, Illinois
Music Lessons for Piano, Guitar & Drums!
I am an experienced teacher of 10 years, specializing in beginner/advanced percussion and beginner/intermediate piano/guitar! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be playing songs in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of note reading, music theory, ear training, sight reading, technique, and more. Let's get started!
About Christian M.

Christian L. is a versatile and in-demand percussionist specializing in orchestral & commercial music. He has served contracts for over 100 musical theatre productions to date, most notably with the Marriott Theatre, Porchlight Theatre, Timberlake Playhouse and the Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre. In 2022, he held the keyboard III chair on the North American broadway tour of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. From 2016-2018, Christian toured extensively across the U.S as the drummer for the theatrical shows, ‘Close to You: The Music of The Carpenters’ & ‘A Carpenters’ Christmas’. He has backed artists that include Miguel Cervantes, Jose Maxi Ramos and Erbin R. Stanley (from Chicago Broadway’s ‘Hamilton’) as well as Precious Taylor and Andrea Prestinario. He plays frequently with Chicago jobbing band The Bluewater Kings and has made appearances with The Chicago Composers Orchestra. Christian has held teaching positions with the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras, Sistema Ravinia, the People’s School and The Cook County Correctional Facility, to name a few. He is a graduate of the DePaul University School of Music, having studied with Ian Ding (Detroit Symphony Orchestra), Michael Kozakis (Joffrey Ballet) and Bob Rummage (Mark Colby).

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Teaching since 2013

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Bachelor of Music, Orchestral Percussion

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Piano
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I have a really hard time understanding the basic concepts of the piano. Christian has really simplified it for me. He has been a God send, helping me to reach my specific goals in relation to the piano. I highly recommend him to anyone looking to improve their skills.

Posted Aug 17, 2022
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Christian is kind, helpful, and really knows what he's doing! I learned so much in my first lesson and can't wait to take more!!

Posted Jul 6, 2022
Percussion Instructor
Jan 2022 - Mar 2022
Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras
Coached percussion students to aid in their ensemble training
Percussion Instructor
Jul 2019 - Oct 2020
Ravinia
-Instructed daily group coaching's and weekly private lessons -Developed a quarterly percussion curriculum to provide the best quality music education for my students -Oversaw and managed instrument orders, maintenance and setup for music rehearsals/concerts -Regularly chaperoned field trips, competitions, and other outings to provide positive social interaction
Percussion Instructor
Jun 2019 - Oct 2019
Downers Grove North High School
-rehearsed daily chamber ensemble coaching's during band camp to prepare for the fall marching season -coordinated with the drum line and full band for collaborative full rehearsals
Bachelor of Music, Orchestral Percussion
Sep 2013 - Jun 2017
DePaul University
English
Native Proficiency
American Federation of Musicians
Jun 2018
A labor union representing professional musicians in the United States and Canada. Founding in 1896 as the successor to the "National League of Musicians," the AFM is the largest organization in the world representing the interests of professional musicians.

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Instructor details
Piano
Teaches 3 subjects. Different subject may have different prices.
Teacher's Studio
Teacher's Studio
SEE MAP
W Wilson Avenue
Student's Home
Student's Home
Work hours
M
T
W
T
F
S
S
Times are shown in your local timezone (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Pricing
30 minutes
$40
60 minutes
$60
New Student Special
First 3 lessons
$30
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