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  • Marco's Music

    Marco's Music

    Hobart, IN 46342

    5.0 (2)

    Marco Villarreal starting teaching and playing professionally in 1989. He attended Musician's Institute and Berklee College of Music. Some of his teachers include Fareed Haque, Pat Martino, Mick Goodrick among others. He currently teaches and performs in Chicago and Northwest Indiana.

  • John Devens Music

    John Devens Music

    Chicago, IL 60643

    5.0 (2)

    As a teacher rule number one is patience. Every student can play music. My job is to find the key that unlocks each students potential. I've been teaching for 40 years. I teach most styles of music including theory, songwriting and composition. I teach students to read music if they desire. I can also teach using a tablature system.

  • Eric Thompson Music

    Eric Thompson Music

    Orland Park, IL 60467

    5.0 (2)

    I started teaching in 2000. I have been playing for 23 years. I teach most styles including rock, jazz, country and blues. I also teach ukulele and beginner bass guitar. I graduated from Northern Illinois University in 2008 with a Bachelors in Jazz Studies under a in state full tuition scholarship. I studied privately with guitarist Fareed Haque (Joe Henderson, Dave Holland, Sting, Garaj Mahal) for 5 years and with trumpeter Art Davis (Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles) for 2 years.  While in college and after graduation I performed with my own jazz groups in Chicago and Southern Wisconsin. You
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  • Logan Square Guitar School

    Logan Square Guitar School

    Chicago, IL 60647

    5.0 (1)

    If you are a lover of guitars, guitar playing, and guitar players, this is the place for YOU! Logan Square Guitar School is the ONLY place in town where 100% focus is on guitar.  Don't be distracted by instructors who teach bass, ukulele, vocals, piano, accordian, etc...  If you were a professional basketball player and you wanted to train with a master, would you choose just any ol' trainer?  Or, would seek out the best trainer in your specific field?
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  • Lessons & Beyond

    Lessons & Beyond

    Chicago, IL 60647

    5.0 (1)

    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.

  • Blake Clifford Music

    Blake Clifford Music

    Lowell, IN 46356

    As a doctoral student at the University of New England, I am currently studying educational leadership with an emphasis on transformative leadership. In addition, I hold a Master of Science degree in Strategic Leadership from the University of Mary located in Bismarck, North Dakota and a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from WGU Indiana in Indianapolis, Indiana. I have been a professional musician - session musician and teacher for more than 20 years. I was formally trained at the American Conservatory of Music and the Chicago Musical College, both located in Chicago. I won the Presi
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  • Black & White Music Services, Inc.

    Black & White Music Services, Inc.

    Mokena, IL 60448

    Hi! My name is Matt Motto and I am the owner and founder of Black & White Music Services, Inc., a professional music education and production company. I began teaching at a fairly early age in a local music store and moved to teaching privately over 7 years ago. I have a deep passion for music and the guitar and do my best to instill that same passion in new and experienced players alike. Throughout my playing career I have participated in numerous ensembles including jazz bands, classical groups and quartets, as well as solo performance groups. I currently am an active musician playing in a
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  • Donna Del Valle Guitar Lessons

    Donna Del Valle Guitar Lessons

    Chicago, IL 60601

    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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  • Olivia Wallace Guitar Lessons

    Olivia Wallace Guitar Lessons

    Chicago, IL 60601

    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 60601

    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 60601

    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 60601

    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 60601

    My teaching approach: Please see my website for details- 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 60601

    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 60601

    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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  • Merry Music Makers

    Merry Music Makers

    Chicago, IL 60618

    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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  • Guitar Chicago

    Guitar Chicago

    Chicago, IL 60601

    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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  • McMusic Lessons & Performances

    McMusic Lessons & Performances

    Palos Hills, IL 60465

       I am formally educated freelance composer, musician, music teacher and sole proprietor of McMusic Lessons & Performances. I offer Beginning to intermediate guitar lessons and piano lessons, for all ages, with a concentration on technique, theory, and compositional analysis.    All Students receive a trial, half-hour session at no charge with no obligation to continue. This provides a chance for students to experience a lesson before paying for additional sessions.    Continuing students have the options to take lessons on a "Pay as you go" basis or prepay l
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  • Midlothian Music

    Midlothian Music

    Orland Park, IL 60462

    Experience matters when it comes to the role of music teacher.  Our 13 accredited instructors come from the best music colleges and are specialists in the instruments they teach. We teach traditional methods and know how to create specific lesson plans for anyone age 5 and up. Using traditional methods of teaching, Midlothian Music can take students as beginners to as far as they want to go.  Our educational roots go back to our earliest days in 1960 and a number of our former students have gone on to enjoy rewarding professional careers in the music industry. Lessons are available M
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  • Maxwell Music Lessons

    Maxwell Music Lessons

    Chicago, IL 60608

    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.  

  • Gallagher School Of Guitar & Drums

    Gallagher School Of Guitar & Drums

    Chicago, IL 60607

    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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  • Cheryl Suwardi's Instrumental Music Lessons

    Cheryl Suwardi's Instrumental Music Lessons

    Highland, IN 46322

    Thank you for looking at my page.  I have helped students reach their music performance goals at school, in small ensembles, and as soloists.  Please contact me if you would like more information about individual or group lessons.

  • School Of Rock  Mokena

    School Of Rock Mokena

    Mokena, IL 60448

    School of Rock is the leader in performanced-based education for ages 4+.  We teach guitar, bass guitar, keys, drums, vocals. Welcome to School of Rock Mokena, where students learn to rock their worlds. Perfectly poised in the heart of Mokena’s bustling music ecosystem, School of Rock Mokena has the right teachers, instruments, and programs your student needs to jam their way to success.School of Rock isn’t just about creating killer musicians with a lasting love for all things rock. Because life isn’t a solo act, we’re equally focused on creating awesome bands of
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  • The Chicago Academy Of Music

    The Chicago Academy Of Music

    Chicago, IL 60637

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  • Altered Stage

    Altered Stage

    Chicago, IL 60661

    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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  • Bloom School Of Jazz

    Bloom School Of Jazz

    Chicago, IL 60604

    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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  • Down Home Guitars

    Down Home Guitars

    Frankfort, IL 60423

    Down Home Guitars is a stringed instrument music store and full service music school located in beautiful downtown Frankfort, IL. We have a staff of 19 quailified and experienced instructors and we currently teach over 300 students per week Monday through Saturday. offer lessons in different styles on almost any instrument including guitar (acoustic & electric), bass, piano, violin, viola, drums & percussion, voice, banjo, mandolin, harmonica, woodwinds (saxaphone, clarinet, flute), dobro, pedal steel and more.   We offer all school recitals twice per year and offer other per
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  • Thom Miecznikowski Guitar Lessons

    Thom Miecznikowski Guitar Lessons

    Crown Point, IN 46307

    My teaching approach: I believe that performance is more important than reading. My lessons focus on technique, exercises and philosophy. reading is covered as a secondary but important skill. My goal is to get students playing at a higher level as quickly as possible. My guitar lessons take place in: Either location Guitar Techniques: Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises, Song Writing, Recording and Production, Guidance In Equipment Selection
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  • Guitar Lessons With Kevin M Buck

    Guitar Lessons With Kevin M Buck

    Lockport, IL 60441

    I am a professional guitarist and have been teaching guitar for over twenty years. I also have three solo albums and have written a book entitled “Guitar in Theory and Practice.” All lessons are taught at my home studio in Lockport (not far from I-355 and 159th Street), recorded, and emailed to you that night. Lessons are $25 for a half hour and $50 for an hour.

  • Village Guitar Studio

    Village Guitar Studio

    Chicago, IL 60601

    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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