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  • Jack Cecchini Classic And Modern Guitar Studios

    Jack Cecchini Classic And Modern Guitar Studios

    Chicago, IL 60640

    5.0 (13)

    Jack has devoted his life to the study, playing, and teaching of the Classic and Jazz guitar.  To be a master of both styles makes him singular; he is one of few who can perform both classical music and jazz.  Cecchini is equally at home whether accompanying famous stars, performing with The Chicago Symphony, The Lyric Opera or performing a guitar concerto with The Grant Park Orchestra.  Cecchini and his jazz quartet have played numerous concerts on college campuses nationwide.  He has performed difficult show scores such as "Jacque Brel" and "Promises, Promises". He has pe
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  • Dupage Guitar Lessons

    Dupage Guitar Lessons

    Carol Stream, IL 60188

    4.9 (11)

    Dupage Guitar Lessons "Don't just play guitar, become a guitar player" Guitar Lessons with Robert Teaching guitar since 1990. All ages and abilities - Beginners welcome Learn guitar the fun and easy way - with a great teacher! Individual lesson plans designed for each student based on your goals. Understand the secrets that make music work. Your successful journey to guitar playing starts today! "By the end of our first lesson Robert had me playing music by my favorite band." Guitar & Bass Guitar Styles Blues - Rock - Classical - Folk - Alternative - Country - Finger style - Metal - Funk -
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  • Matthew Steiner Gutar Bass And Mandolin Instructor

    Matthew Steiner Gutar Bass And Mandolin Instructor

    Des Plaines, IL 60016

    5.0 (5)

    For over two decades I've been teaching guitar bass and mandolin.  My teaching style is contemporary and thorough.  I've worked with individuals from start to the point where they are giging, studying in college, recording etc...   I have a large following on the north shore of Chicago and can provide as many local references as needed. My students are always best in show at the vshows, battle of the bands, recitals etc...
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  • Reverb Lessons

    Reverb Lessons

    Chicago, IL 60657

    5.0 (3)

    Reverb Lessons is on a mission to make learning to play, sing or create music as easy as possible. Unlike a traditional music lesson company, Reverb Lessons has designed its customer experience around you: simply sign up online, book a time with your instructor and explore your creative side. You have the choice of taking lessons online, at the instructor's location, or at your place — whatever works best for you. All payment is taken care of head of time, so no need to worry about having cash for your lesson. Reverb Lessons puts all of its teachers through a rigorous interview process, ensuri
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  • Marco Heiman's Guitar Lessons

    Marco Heiman's Guitar Lessons

    Chicago, IL 60634

    5.0 (2)

    I have been involved in music since 4th grade. Since then I have taught myself how to play many instruments with no lessons. I recently taught myself how to play the guitar and I feel that the way i taught myself can help others learn to play easier. I can teach you to play in a way that you will understand and be able to learn techniques easier than any other method out there!

  • Jeff Bravo's Guitar Lessons

    Jeff Bravo's Guitar Lessons

    South Elgin, IL 60177

    5.0 (1)

    I can do lessons via messengr or skype. During lessons I can also take some video clips to send you for parts you need to work on.  I play rock, blues, metal, acoustic. I have studied theory, and have several years of playing and.teaching experience.  Here's an example. https://youtu.be/rRv53HMj3N8

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  • Garage Band U

    Garage Band U

    Downers Grove, IL 60515

    I have performed professionally for for more then 30 years, with extensive experience in upright and electric bass and guitar. I studied at DePaul University's School of Jazz Music and privately with Larry Gray, who plays bass with Ramsey Lewis. As a jobbing musician, I have done radio and television jingles, studio session work, a great deal of pit work and many orchestral performances, including Chicago's Orchestra Hall, the Chicago Children's Choir and several seasons with The Paducah Symphony Orchestra. My long-term band experience includes swing with The Riff Rockets, The Rhythm Rockets
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  • Four Winds Vocal Artistry

    Four Winds Vocal Artistry

    Hoffman Estates, IL 60169

    Hello There, and thank you for your interest in vocal lessons. I am currently accepting a few students at my studio, located in the NW suburb of Hoffman Estates. I have taught students at Northwestern University, DePaul University and The Chicago School for the Performing Arts: The Music Conservatory, as well as prepared many vocalists for heavy hitting vocal school auditions. I have a one week pre-pay schedule, and if you prepay 2 weeks, it is a 10% discount, and 4 weeks is a 15% discount – and 6 weeks is 20% discount. I am not a standard teacher, either. I have ‘been there/done t
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  • Knight Music Academy

    Knight Music Academy

    Lake Zurich, IL 60047

    The Knight Music Academy faculty are among the best in their field. Each faculty member has undergone advanced training and specialize in teaching music to children and adults. Additionally, the faculty of Knight Music Academy actively perform and can prepare students for performance opportunities and advanced music instruction in colleges and universities. In addition to lessons, we offer performance opportunities for our students, as well as workshops, and ensemble opportunities. Knight Music Academy is a community music school with locations in Barrington and Lake Zurich, Illinois. The
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  • Lessons & Beyond

    Lessons & Beyond

    Chicago, IL 60647

    I grew up in a musical family. I've been teaching guitar (and bass/ukulele) throughout the Chicagoland area since 2001. I have taught hundreds of students of all ages and levels. My best trait as a teacher is patience. If you are trying, I am happy- no matter how little. I gear all lessons towards the goal of the student.

  • EriksGuitarLessons.com

    EriksGuitarLessons.com

    O'Hare, IL 60701

    I’m a musician and teacher based in Central Illinois with the unique position of being both a classically-trained guitarist and an electric guitarist – I enjoy performing a variety of styles of music but my main focus as a performer is as a Jazz and Classical guitarist. I’ve earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Music from Bradley University and a Master’s Degree in Music from Illinois State University studying Classical guitar. Currently I am finishing coursework toward a Doctorate of Music at the University of Illinois. Since 2004, I’ve taught hundreds of guitar students – beginner, intermediate a
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  • Aaron Carlson Guitar Lessons

    Aaron Carlson Guitar Lessons

    Elmhurst, IL 60126

    My teaching approach: I can help you expand your skills and repertoire in Blues guitar. You'll be playing new songs right away. I take students age 10 and up. You will need your own guitar - I can help you choose one, or I can refer you to several locations to rent an instrument. All materials and recordings of each class are included. Students can contact me for answers to questions between lessons. Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Private lessons anywhere in Chicago area, group lessons in Elmhurst, near Grand and York Rd. Guitar Techniques: Guidance In Equipment Sele
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  • Klotz Guitar Studio

    Klotz Guitar Studio

    Chicago, IL 60640

    My teaching approach: My approach to teaching is to give you the information that you need based on an understanding of your personal goals and interests. That may mean teaching skills through songs in your favorite style, exercises that will give you the skills to play what you hear, or the theoretical background to understand and play all kinds of music. I will help you play the way you want to play. My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Fingerpicking, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, Music Theory, Sc
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  • Bucktown Music

    Bucktown Music

    Chicago, IL 60647

    A family friendly music school in the heart of the Bucktown neighborhood.  

  • Jarvis Raymond Guitar Lessons

    Jarvis Raymond Guitar Lessons

    Vernon Hills, IL 60061

    My teaching approach: I focus on helping students both learn about music and feel good making it. I have a Masters degree and a bachelors degree in guitar performance and love to teach! I teach all levels and all ages. You will get a very thorough guitar and music training in a relaxed environment. I've been teaching and performing guitar for over 15 years. I've played on cruise ships and have toured nationally and internationally. I've taught at community schools of music and music businesses in addition to maintaining my own lesson studio. My influences are: Although I specialize in Jazz Gu
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  • Andrew Pelletier Guitar Lessons

    Andrew Pelletier Guitar Lessons

    Algonquin, IL 60102

    My teaching approach: I have been playing in bands and writing songs for 10 years. I concentrate personally on lyrics as poetry and acoustic guitar. I studied percussion at the University of Iowa and I have a Bachelors in music composition and classical guitar from Columbia College Chicago. I play in a bluegrass/folk band and would love to teach if you have an interest in classical guitar, folk guitar, or songwriting. My guitar lessons take place in: in the teacher's studio or student's home Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: I currently live in Bloomingdale, IL and ca
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  • Ian Patrick Cler Guitar Lessons

    Ian Patrick Cler Guitar Lessons

    Vernon Hills, IL 60061

    My teaching approach: My approach to teaching is to understand the students wants and to hone them in with their own ability to do so. If they want to learn Rock, I'm not going to shove Jazz down their throat! however, I thoroughly teach in order that the student gets better each week even if the student doesn't practice regularly. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Studio North Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Reading Music, Music Theory, Scales and Ex
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  • Nathan Niederkorn Guitar Lessons

    Nathan Niederkorn Guitar Lessons

    Winnetka, IL 60093

    My teaching approach: I approach each student individually in regards to how I teach. Every musician is different, and something unique to share. I try to draw that out. Whether you are just starting, or you need a nudge to get going in a new direction, I'll be there to bring you into focus. My influences are: Miles Davis, Beethoven, and Radiohead My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar lessons typically take place on these days and hours: I have scattered hours and half-hours available on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Please contact me for a current schedule of a
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  • Joseph Gajewski Guitar Lessons

    Joseph Gajewski Guitar Lessons

    Vernon Hills, IL 60061

    My teaching approach: I developed my own teaching strategy, no more boring lessons. I provide my background to most of the learn music pieces, students are learning by playing along with me, each played note has a harmonized background. My influences are: Segovia, Wes Montgomery, George Benson, Pat Metheny My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio or the student's home Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Long Grove, Kildeer, Hawthorn Woods, Diamond Lake, Mundelein, Lake Zurich, Barrington, Kildeer. Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Fingerstyle
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  • Erick Apolinar Guitar Lessons

    Erick Apolinar Guitar Lessons

    Algonquin, IL 60102

    My teaching approach: I instruct the beginning student on how to use both the right and left hands, starting with scales. I show him or her how to read music and indicate where notes are located on the fret board. Then I can proceed to teach the student guitar pieces for the guitar. Bilingual in Spanish. My influences are: My influences are Antonio Lauro and Agustin Barrios. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio or the student's home Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Oak Park, Chicago, IL and surrounding areas. Guitar Techniques: Fingerstyle, Perform
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  • Mike O'Cull Guitar Lessons

    Mike O'Cull Guitar Lessons

    South Elgin, IL 60177

    My teaching approach: I teach all types and levels of students and go from straight book lessons with kids to rock lessons for teens to advanced theory, reading, and improvisation for those who are ready for it. My specialties are blues, country, and Americana and I have many years experience teaching and performing in those styles. My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerpicking, Slide Guitar, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises, S
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  • Michael Herndon Guitar Lessons

    Michael Herndon Guitar Lessons

    Algonquin, IL 60102

    My teaching approach: I have been teaching full time for eleven years. I studed violin as a child and studied rock and classical guitar in junior high and high school. I majored in classical guitar in college and have had numerouse masterclasses with guitarists of note. I held the position of first chair in my college classicalguitar ensemble. I play professionally in a rock band. I teach all ages. My guitar lessons take place in: either your home or my studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Local music centers/ studios. In the Palatine and Algonquin area, and at my
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  • Demetris Timoleontos Guitar Lessons

    Demetris Timoleontos Guitar Lessons

    Algonquin, IL 60102

    My teaching approach: Music should be fun!!! I try to make every lesson enjoyable. I will teach you whatever you enjoy learning. As a kid I studied classical guitar for ten years. Later on I obtained my Bachelors degree in Jazz performance from Columbia College. Currently I play rock music and I compose songs and music for films. I will take your reading, composing, theory and improvisation skills to the next level. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio or the student's home Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: At my studio in Elk Grove village. Student's
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  • Joe Schmidt Guitar Lessons

    Joe Schmidt Guitar Lessons

    Algonquin, IL 60102

    My teaching approach: I believe in a multi-faceted approach to teaching. Primarily, learning the guitar should be fun. I have students with a wide range of interests and influences. I do not force a student into a style, rather I help them develop their own style based upon their desires. Being able to plays songs is important for all students and possessing basic skills will make the process easier and more enjoyable. My guitar lessons take place in: In the student's home Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, M
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  • Vito Marchese Guitar Lessons

    Vito Marchese Guitar Lessons

    Algonquin, IL 60102

    My teaching approach: I create lessons based on individual students needs and goals. I supply amps, cables, and tuners for the lesson. I am a professional musician who has CDs and DVDs distributed worldwide. I play six and seven string baritone guitars, as well as standard scale guitars. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: My studio in the Northwest suburbs. Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Performance, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises, Song Writing, Recording and Production, Guidance In Equipment Se
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  • Bill Uhler Guitar Lessons

    Bill Uhler Guitar Lessons

    Algonquin, IL 60102

    My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: My home in Lake Zurich or students home within 10 miles of Lake Zurich Guitar Techniques: Guidance In Equipment Selection, Scales and Exercises, Music Theory, Reading Music, Jamming Skills, Improvisation, Fingerstyle, Rhythm guitar, Lead guitar

  • Daniel Sagan Guitar Lessons

    Daniel Sagan Guitar Lessons

    Algonquin, IL 60102

    My teaching approach: I have a very reactive approach when it comes to teaching. I believe that learning to play guitar or bass should not be a painful thing, and so I tend to avoid repetitious exercises. Instead, I focus on allowing you to learn to play the way you want to play, whether it be learning to play pop songs or digging in to music theory. You should expect a fun, laid-back atmosphere where music comes first. My influences are: Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Buddy Guy, B.B. King, Bo Diddley, etc... Everything blues. I also enjoy improvisational jazz and groove musi
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  • Sean Schaefer Guitar Lessons

    Sean Schaefer Guitar Lessons

    Algonquin, IL 60102

    My teaching approach: I have a crate GLX 212 amp with an ESP guitar. I like to listen to old school metal bands like sabbath, priest, maiden and alot of 80's speed metal such as metallica and anthrax. I pretty much listen to every rock/ classic rock/ old school metal band and also alot of classical and blues. My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerpicking, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises, Song Writing, Guidance In Equipment Sel
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  • Edward Bock Guitar Lessons

    Edward Bock Guitar Lessons

    Algonquin, IL 60102

    My teaching approach: Primarily geared towards the enjoyment of learning how to play songs. I have been influenced by 60s/70s British invasion/80s alternative. Listen to everything and bring this into playing learning experience. Own many guitars/amps/effects. Have and still am a performing professional. My guitar lessons take place in: Either location Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Scales and Exercises, Guidance In Equipment Selection
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  • Randal Knowles Guitar Lessons

    Randal Knowles Guitar Lessons

    Vernon Hills, IL 60061

    My teaching approach: Relaxed atmosphere to help the beginner or intermediate player get to the next level. Focus on proper techniques, but allow for personal expression. Learn to play actual songs that are relevant to each students musical taste. My influences are: Bob Marley, Jack Johnson, David Gilmour, Sublime. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio or the student's home Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: My home in Mundelein or most of Lake and Cook counties of Illinois. Guitar Techniques: Guidance In Equipment Selection, Scales and Exercises, Rhy
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