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  • Lessons & Beyond

    Lessons & Beyond

    Chicago, IL · Ian Meyer

    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 · Erik Swanson

    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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  • Donna Del Valle Guitar Lessons

    Donna Del Valle Guitar Lessons

    Chicago, IL · Donna Del Valle

    My teaching approach: My goal is to guide my students through all the basics of guitar, and to make the learning process as simple and easy as possible. I am aware that not all all students learn at the same pace and having a patient and understanding teacher is extremely important and can make all the difference to these students. I teach both left handed and right handed students, for both electric or acoustic guitar.I teach Rock, folk, Gospel/Christian, R&B, Metal and more. I have been playing guitar for over 20 years and have been teaching guitar for over 10 years. I teach kids and teens o
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  • Aaron Carlson Guitar Lessons

    Aaron Carlson Guitar Lessons

    Elmhurst, IL · Aaron Carlson

    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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  • Eric Klotz Guitar Lessons

    Eric Klotz Guitar Lessons

    Chicago, IL · Eric Klotz

    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,
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  • Olivia Wallace Guitar Lessons

    Olivia Wallace Guitar Lessons

    Chicago, IL · Olivia Wallace

    My teaching approach: My teaching style is creative and dynamic. I listen to the student and adapt to her current skill level, while at the same time encouraging the student to reach her full potential. I specialize in fingerpicking (I was trained in classical guitar) but I also play and teach folk and pop guitar. I am nonjudgmental, empathetic, and encouraging. I think it is important to build confidence in beginning guitar players. My influences are: Elliott Smith, the Magnetic Fields, Wilco, the Kinks, Fiona Apple, Joni Mitchell My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio or th
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  • John Barrera Guitar Lessons

    John Barrera Guitar Lessons

    Chicago, IL · John Barrera

    My teaching approach: the first 3 lessons are free and there is no contract. I do this because I think that people should get a chance to try something out that they are not familiar with. Musicians have their own individual voice on their instrument, I aim to develop that with my students. I am a very friendly and patient teacher because ultimately its about having fun. I encourage my students to ask me questions should they encounter during the week. My influences are: Paco De Lucia, Santana, some of the greats (David Gilmour Page, Hendrix etc..) Chili Peppers, Songwriters like Josh Ritter,
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  • Sean Dunn Guitar Lessons

    Sean Dunn Guitar Lessons

    Chicago, IL · Sean Dunn

    My teaching approach: My teaching approach is simple, I find out what the students goal is & then give them the tools they need to reach it. Its my belief that the student should not end up sounding like the teacher. In other words I teach you to sound like you! not me. This is a comprehensive study of theory from a college format taught in a logical order. Also technique, performance,record copying & live sound . My guitar lessons take place in: Either location Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: My studio in Lincoln Square & Loop. Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhyt
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  • Dwayne Richardson Guitar Lessons

    Dwayne Richardson Guitar Lessons

    Chicago, IL · Dwayne Richardson

    My teaching approach: I have toured, played with and opened for Sara Kelly, Gatemouth Brown, Jabluehop music, Malik Youseff,Ramsey Lewis,Buddy Guy,Stevie Ray Vaughan,Billy Branch and many other artists. I also have worshiped with Mike Bickels I.H.O.P. Ministry, Greggory Dickows Life Changers Ministry.I teach by the student learning songs they love and forming a foundation of musical knowledge from the songs. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar
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  • Dino Balocchi Guitar Lessons

    Dino Balocchi Guitar Lessons

    Chicago, IL · Dino Balocchi

    My teaching approach: Please see my website for details- wpbucktownguitarlessons.com. I first learned how to play guitar following along with early 90s alternative bands like the Smashing Pumpkins but then quickly turned to blues and improvisation in rock/blues/pop oriented music. I have a pretty deep understanding of the blues and pop music of all kinds (from Motown R&B to power pop/rock of the 70s & radio pop today). 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: Bucktown, Wicker Park, Lincoln Park, Lakev
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  • Drew Krag Guitar Lessons

    Drew Krag Guitar Lessons

    Chicago, IL · Drew Krag

    My teaching approach: I have a unique philosophy to teaching guitar. For my beginners, I use a series of tricks that make learning the guitar a lot quicker and fun. I feel that anyone can learn how to play if they have the right teacher. For my more advanced students, I stress understanding the concepts involved (i.e. scales, rhythm, technique, etc.) in improvisation as opposed to just memorizing licks. My influences are: Wes Montgomery, Pat Martino, Jimi Hendrix, Les Paul, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Dave Gilmore, Grant Green, Eddie Van Halen... I attended the National Guitar Workshop for four years
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  • Guitar Lessons In Your Home

    Guitar Lessons In Your Home

    Chicago, IL · Christie Chiles Twillie

    Instrument Type: Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar, Classical guitar, Electric bass Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerstyle, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises, Guidance In Equipment Selection Music Styles: Rock Guitar, Blues Guitar, Folk Guitar, Metal Guitar, Classical Guitar, Pop Guitar, Jazz Guitar Description about my music education organization's philosophy, experience, community, curriculum, and faculty: Our professional music school provides lessons to adult and children and have done so for 1
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  • Village Guitar Studio

    Village Guitar Studio

    Chicago, IL · Roger Panella

    Description about my music education organization's philosophy, experience, community, curriculum, and faculty: As the owner of Village Guitar Studio, I am a professional instructor offering guitar lessons in Chicago at my studio in the Ukrainian Village. In addition, I offer house call lessons in most areas of Chicago. I teach all levels of students, from beginners to advanced students. Lessons are built around the interests of each student. Please check out the website for more complete information! Instrument Type: Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar Music Styles Jazz Guitar, Pop Guitar, Roc
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  • Bucktown Music

    Bucktown Music

    Chicago, IL · Luis Solares

    Description about my music education organization's philosophy, experience, community, curriculum, and faculty: Lessons taught by degreed music teachers and are tailored to the individual’s interests. Students progress through nationally recognized study materials in addition to repertoire appropriate for their level. Lessons focus on note reading, theory, technique, musicianship, improvisation, and ensemble playing. Whether you are looking for structured lessons or fun music exposure, we meet your needs! Instrument Type: Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar, Classical guitar Music Styles Rock G
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  • Guitar Chicago

    Guitar Chicago

    Chicago, IL · James Lenger

    Description about my music education organization's philosophy, experience, community, curriculum, and faculty: Guitar Chicago is a school in downtown Chicago that is set up to be convenient for those working there, as well as a good location for people who would like to commute to the Loop for guitar and bass lessons. Lessons are easy to sign up for; you can try them for a month or you can take them for years. Instrument Type: Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar, Classical guitar, Electric bass Music Styles Rock Guitar, Blues Guitar, Folk Guitar, Country Guitar, Alternative Guitar, R & B Guita
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  • Kevin McClain Guitar Lessons

    Kevin McClain Guitar Lessons

    Chicago, IL · Kevin McClain

    My teaching approach: I offer an in depth look behind the techniques used and why. In conjunction with the physical form of the human body, certain techniques are the only logical approach when really looking at and considering the physics involved. Also, I engage my students into training the mind to analyze and comprehend the theory used in the composition of songs in order to recognize the creativity and strategies used in the structure and relationships between the notes, harmonies, and forms. This is the difference between just performing, and an over all understanding of the art of being
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  • Christopher Hopper Guitar Lessons

    Christopher Hopper Guitar Lessons

    Chicago, IL · Christopher Hopper

    My teaching approach: I believe that students interests should be addressed but also need to be prepared to be musicians. Reading standard notation and understanding how music works is essential to the process. I have a varied professional background, have performed in various parts of the country as a guitarist and bass player and have a BM in Music Composition and Classical Guitar Performance. My guitar lessons take place in: Either location Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: My primary teaching area is in Oak Park. Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Fin
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  • Gasse School Of Music

    Gasse School Of Music

    Forest Park, IL · Daniel Gasse

    The Gasse School of Music. founded in June 2001, serves Chicago and the near-west suburbs, including Forest Park, Oak Park, River Forest, Elmwood Park, and Berwyn. The school is dedicated to a simple, two-point mission: To provide quality, instrumental music instruction for children and adults of all ages, and Make the playing of a musical instrument a fun and enjoyable part of everyday life. Bringing the joy of music to anyone is a gift of incalculable value and the academic and life-skill benefits of musical instruction are well-documented. Those benefits suffer, however, if the process of
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  • Maxwell Music Lessons

    Maxwell Music Lessons

    Chicago, IL · Thomas Maxwell Smith

    I'm a college graduate that has been teaching music since 2010 graduation. I also have many connections in many industries that may further someone's elses career; as well as mine.  

  • Josh Garrett Music

    Josh Garrett Music

    Berwyn, IL · Josh Garrett

    Greetings! My name is Josh Garrett. I have been playing guitar since I was a child, and throughout the years I have learned a variety of techniques and music styles that are utilized by the modern professional guitarist. I have taken four levels of music theory coursework in college, and countless hours of independent study. I currently write hymns for chorus, and songs for voice and accompaniment. The approach I take with lessons is very practical, with a focus on teaching the student guitar technique as well as music theory. The music theory instruction I provide basically includes readin
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  • Merry Music Makers

    Merry Music Makers

    Chicago, IL · Camille McClain

    We offer private lessons in those instruments from the best teachers around in guitar, violin, piano, voice, and ukulele. These teachers have been hand selected by us for not only their amazing musicianship, but also their knowledge of teaching young children. Let's be honest, there are MANY good music teachers out there who can teach beginners, but it takes a special touch to deal with the youngest, budding musicians who may need help focusing on the lesson while also getting silly and having fun with it! On top of that, our teachers have all kinds of advanced degrees and perform in groups an
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  • Gallagher School Of Guitar & Drums

    Gallagher School Of Guitar & Drums

    Chicago, IL · David Gallagher

    The Gallagher School helps guitarists find their authentic connection to music through one-to-one music instruction. After years of working with a variety of both beginners and continuing learners, we know that effective practice habits lead to actual performance results. Through a commitment to learning, our students enjoy creative freedom with their musicianship. We first work with students to clarify their specific musical goals. From there, we outline progressive steps for each student’s personalized learning style and pace. Above all, we excel at teaching them HO
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  • Horse-Drawn Productions, Inc.

    Horse-Drawn Productions, Inc.

    Berwyn, IL · Vic Rochkus

    We understand how important your music is, and we want to help you become the industry leader you want to be.  That is why Horse-Drawn offers lessons and classes in all major areas. These lessons can be custom tailored to your individual needs, and can put you in the driver's seat on your own project. All of our teachers have many years experience in the music industry, and have taught both private lessons and group classes to clients all over the Midwest.  We deliver both the skills you desire, and the foundation we feel you need to accelerate your music production.
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  • Altered Stage

    Altered Stage

    Chicago, IL · Altered Stage

    Through personalized music instruction and programming, Altered Stage brings guitar lessons, bass lessons, drum lessons, and voice lessons to life. We specialize in working with absolute beginners, as well as intermediate players who want to hone their skills.It's more than just music lessons. It's a journey, tailored to your individual musical goals, tastes, and aspirations. Take what you learn in your unlimited lessons and participate with our members in jam sessions in our new studio suite, play with members at club-arranged gigs with other members, learn how to write music and record and p
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  • The Academy Of Music And Art, Inc.

    The Academy Of Music And Art, Inc.

    Westmont, IL · Chris Wilson

    Trying to decide between a few different Music, Art and Dance Schools? If you are looking for music, art and dance you are at the right place! The Academy of Music and Art is a fun and friendly place to take lessons. We are here to help you get the most from your classes. You will fit in! You are taught in a way that is designed to build your self-esteem.  Beginners & children are welcome. Classes are all about you, your interests and your goals. You can learn and have fun at the same time.  Convenient after school, evening and weekend classes. Dance classes for ages 2
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  • Bloom School Of Jazz

    Bloom School Of Jazz

    Chicago, IL · David Bloom

    My 42-year-old school the Bloom School of Jazz has taught thousands of musicians from around the world.  Amateurs to seasoned musicians have come here to up there game. I have my own teaching methods that are different that what is normally taught. I teach music as a language.  I normally do a 30-minute evaluation to make sure that we are a good fit for each other. In the evaluation, I check out your theory knowledge, technique,  ear and improvisation.
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  • Northeastern Illinois University Community Music Program

    Northeastern Illinois University Community Music Program

    Chicago, IL · Christie Miller

    The Community Music Program (CMP) at Northeastern Illinois University offers weekly private lessons in piano, voice, strings, woodwinds, brass, guitar (all styles) and percussion. The CMP instructors include Junior Faculty (NEIU undergraduate and graduate students), Senior Faculty (professionals) and Artist Faculty (NEIU full-time faculty artists or special guest artists). Lessons are offered in 30, 45, and 60 minute increments and students sign up for the entire session offered. (Lessons with Artist Faculty may also be taken on a one by one basis.) Group lessons are available for some in
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