Patricio Leija

Patricio L.

Chicago, IL
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Teaching Locations:
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
My imagination was sparked the moment I came into contact with the guitar. Curious as to the many playing potential the guitar would allow me, I soon began classical and jazz lessons. To date, I continue to play and teach guitar, as well as to work with Rock, R&B, Jazz, and Latin Bands.

I find that many students have a variety of goals and musical styles. My ability to teach the student to learn and play a wide range of music, sets a solid foundation, and a clear path which will help the student achieve their musical goals.

About Patricio L.

I remain current in a wide variety of musical styles including Jazz, Rock, Blues, Classical and Mexican Folklore. I have also worked playing Greek music. My teaching experience includes teaching children in primary school, as well as individuals of all ages.

After thirty years in my musical career, I have come to the conclusion that the best way to learn is when there is joy in the study. I have a musical academic foundation, while obtaining an A+ status during my musical studies. Yet for me, the act of making music is more of a spiritual and auditory process than that of physical workmanship.

Perhaps like me, you find that you have diverse inclinations with regards to musical styles. I will help you attain a clear path to follow in achieving your musical goals, while providing theoretical and auditory techniques.

My personal goal is that the study of music becomes closer to the experience of playing music.

He estado en contacto con una gran variedad de estilo musicales, incluyendo rock, jazz, blues, clasico y folclor mexicano. Incluso he trabajado tocando musica Griega. Tambien tengo experiencia enseñando en escuelas primarias academias de musica y a particulares.

Despues de treinta años en la musica he llegado a la conclusion que la mejor manera de aprender es cuando hay gozo en el estudio. Tengo una formacion academica y fui un alumno con A+ en mis materias, pero para mi el hecho de hacer musica es mas un acto auditivo y espiritual mas que una practica de destreza fisica.

Tal vez tu como yo tienes diversas inclinaciones en cuanto a estilos musicales. yo podria ayudarte dandote un claro camino a seguir para alcanzar dichas aspiraciones, proveyendo todos los fundamentos teoricos, tecnicos y auditivos.

Mi objetivo es que el estudio de la musica sea los mas cercano a la experiencia de tocar musica.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Electric Guitar, Fender and Marshall amps, TC Electronics multi effects rack, various pedals.

*** Travel Equipment ***
Electric guitar and amplifier or acoustic guitar.


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4 Reviews
Jeimie Hidalgo
Profile-location-home Student's Home

Best guitar and mandolin instructor ever! Patricio possess not only the charisma to play with passion, but also possess the patience and creativity to make of every playing lesson an enjoyable experience. With just a few guitar lessons, I was gaining confidence to play my first song on my friends' party!!!!

Posted Oct 6, 2015
Luis Angel
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio

Patricio is a great teacher, I learned a lot of Jazz Harmony

Posted Sep 21, 2015
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio

Took a few lessons from Patricio and he went above and beyond his services.

Posted Sep 5, 2015
Alfonso R Ortiz O.
Profile-location-home Student's Home

Very knowledgeable. Great personality

Posted Sep 2, 2015

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Elementary School Music teacher
Sep 1998 - Jul 1999

Gaia Elemantary School (Mexico City)

Teaching 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade


Jazz Guitar
Sep 1994 - Jul 1998

Superior School of Music (Mexico City)

Jazz Guitar Studies
Sep 1994 - Jul 1998

Superior School of Music (Mexico)



Professional Proficiency


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Merit scholarship awards
Jun 2007

Fundacion Fernando Barranco

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