Jake Ishler

Jake I.

Oak Park, IL

About Jake I.

Background check: Last verified 06/08/2017
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Jake teaches: Ages 5 and up
Teaching since: 2011
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As a recent graduate of Berklee College of Music in Boston, I have been playing guitar since the 4th grade. I remember taking lessons from several teachers in the beggining, however it wasn't until a certain teacher that things started to click, and all of a sudden I was inspired to become the guitar player I am today. I strive to inspire my students and make music fun, challenging and exciting for my students.

Whether you are an absolute begginer with no experience holding a guitar, or an advanced student lookin to explore advanced harmonic and rhythmic concepts, I have what it takes to teach you. I have experience teaching young children teenagers and adults through various music schools.

I am also a working musician and perform with several bands in the genres of R&B/Gospel, Jazz, Singer Somgwriter and Solo Guitar. I maintain a busy schedule as a performer, bandleader, and sideman however I have found teaching to be one of the most rewarding things I do musically. When a student succeeds and I see the light bulb go off in his/her head I become excited. Music is truly one of he greatest gifts in mankind and I have great joy in passing along knowledge to my students.

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Professional Music-Performance/Writing/Arranging
Sep 2013 - May 2017
Berklee College of Music

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Dawn Jun 13, 2017
· Acoustic Guitar · In studio Jake is an amazing teacher- patient and knowledgeable. A friend of mine wantedto learn to play guitar so that he could play for his new babt and sing her to sleep- i arranged for Jake to teach him. Grest experiencefor all!
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