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Lisa G.

Maple Park, IL

About Lisa

*** Travel Equipment *** I expect my students to provide a notebook for their weekly lesson plan. Pens, pencils, and highlighters. I pick up the music for them and work out payment later. I also bring stickers for the kids books when they finish a piece. *** Specialties *** I teach mainly from the Faber and Faber books, but I also teach out of Alfred and Adult books. I have my students doing pieces out of a lesson, recital, or performance book, as well as a theory/technique. I am a big believer in letting them pick a piece of their choice to work on, along with their assignments. They are required to do scales, and sometimes flashcards and sight reading. I just want learning to be fun, as well as educational. I truly enjoy teaching and my students have always reflected my ...

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Brianna C. May 13, 2015
Piano · In studio
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Absolutely wonderful to work with. Lisa is very knowledgeable and friendly.
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Kay S.

Avalon, WI

About Katherine (Kay)

Taught 41 years as a band director Principal Trumpet with Beloit/Janesville Symphony I like to teach in a style that is functional and interesting. Students will be doing a variety of activities at each lesson. The focus will be determined by their needs. As students become more proficient in music their enjoyment of musical activities will increase. The success of completing various levels of musical achievement will carry over to other lifetime skills. *** Lesson Details *** I will work with each student depending on their individual needs. We will strive to produce steady improvement in player proficiency. *** Travel Equipment *** Student should have a music stand and instrument *** Specialties *** I like to teach based on the individual. I have taught group and private ...

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Dan M.

Glen Ellyn, IL

About Dan

Dan M. is a freelance musician and private lesson instructor in the Chicago area. Born in the Chicago suburbs, Mr. M. graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Music in euphonium performance, and traveled to Colorado where he earned a Master of Music in trombone performance at the University of Colorado at Boulder. As an active musician, he has performed on trombone and euphonium in many musical groups ranging form wind ensembles and orchestras to brass quintets and other chamber groups. Mr. M. was also a member of the Flatirons Brass Quintet at the University of Colorado, which toured to Beijing, China in May of 2011, and placed in the semi-finals of the internationally known Fischoff Chamber Music Competition in May of 2012. As a teacher, Mr. M. has been teaching

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adam B. August 18, 2014
Euphonium · In home
Dan has taught for about 10 years and speaks with efficient feedback. His experiences playing in ensembles has made him an extremely strong musician. I would recommend him for any advanced brass lesson tutoring. He can relate to people of any age so younger students would benefit from his energetic nature as well.
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Christopher J.

DeKalb, IL

About Christopher

Hello All! My name is Christopher and I am excited to begin working with you all. I began teaching voice in 2012 as a student in Bowling Green, OH. I enjoying watching students progress and to help the find their own voice! I am fun, energetic, caring and dedicated. I received my Bachelor of Music degree in Voice Performance in 2013 from Bowling Green State University. I am currently pursuing my Performers Certificate in Voice Performance from Northern Illinois University!

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Markus M.

DeKalb, IL

About Markus

I began playing music on piano at age 7 and started formal lessons at 11. I have played and learned a wide variety of styles such as classical, jazz, salsa, reggae, blues, etc. Currently, I am in my final year of Jazz Studies with an emphasis on piano performance at Northern Illinois University. I specialize in students who are beginners to intermediate. My teaching style is to live the music and to embody it in the mental and physical. Studies include ability to read music, improve ears and listening, piano technique & repertoire, and the foundations of Improvisation and music theory. I look forward to meeting any student interested in music.

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