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Chicago Composition Lessons

The Orland  Centre For Music Performance

The Orland Centre For Music Performance

5.0 21 Reviews
Do you want to learn how to compose your own songs? This expert provides private sat, piano, and classical voice lessons for kids, teens, and adults. Aside from that, Farobag Homi also teaches private piano, math, and singing lessons.
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Jon Novi

Jon Novi

5.0 11 Reviews
I stand out as a private music teacher for the right reasons: excellence, understanding, patience, smiles, results, music, and student enthusiasm. My passion for my students was the midnight-oil burning kind, spending as much as four months preparing for the first day. My students each have different goals. We skip the scales and go right to the music. Wouldn't you? Our success depends upon my ability to know the different styles and approaches, learn brand new tunes on the market, and teach different ways for the same student. I have been teaching private music lessons since 1970 in Mexico City, Texas, Evanston and Skokie, Illinois. I have a ... View Profile
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Clovis Bordeaux Piano Studio

Clovis Bordeaux Piano Studio

5.0 9 Reviews
Learning music composition can be fun if you hire a friendly and adept pro like Clovis Bordeaux. Clovis also helps kids and adults in learning guitar, composition, and songwriting. This dedicated and most skilled pro offers music composition lessons, arrangement and composition, flute, and songwriting and more at a considerable rate.
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Gibbons Music Lessons

Gibbons Music Lessons

5.0 7 Reviews
I offer an exceptionally deep repertoire knowledge to target the student's interests, strengths, and areas of growth. Along with my sense of which books and repertoire to assign at a given stage of your musical journey, I offer a relaxed atmosphere with plenty of humor (riddles are a specialty). My teaching philosophy is based on personalized but traditional methods -- No gimmicks! In this endeavor I draw on 22 years of lesson teaching, 25 years of classroom teaching (with an "Excellence in Teaching Award" from the Graham School), and a Ph.D. in composition from the University of Chicago.  You'll enjoy learning on a vintage baby grand pi ... View Profile
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Matt Stover Drum/Percussion & Piano Lessons

Matt Stover Drum/Percussion & Piano Lessons

5.0 7 Reviews
I provide a wide variety of skills that encapsulate the musical ear. Some things to expect when taking lessons with Matt Stover is a high energy, focused environment with an open mined approach that accumulates the overall passion for musical vibrations.  Matt's Music offers in person and online music lessons for any and all interested on instruments such as drums/percussion and piano.  Bio:  In 2019, Matt graduated from Northern Illinois University with a bachelors degree in music. Back in 2013, I began my performance career as a drummer for the Chicago Bulls Basketball team. Since then, I have achieved the following as a p ... View Profile
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Sam Genualdi - Guitar And Music Lessons

Sam Genualdi - Guitar And Music Lessons

5.0 4 Reviews
Hi there! My name is Sam Genualdi, I've been teaching music for close to 10 years now and have a great passion for helping my students realize their musical dreams. I tailor my lessons to the skills and objectives of each individual student, with the goal of developing their own unique musical voice.  I have experience on many instruments and in many genres. I earned my Bachelor of Music Degree from the Lawrence University Conservatory of Music, and after have done a number of artist residencies pursuing my own creative work. This has included a year long fellowship to travel the globe studying musical traditions and a year long residenc ... View Profile
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International Mansion

International Mansion

5.0 4 Reviews
The Language And Music School is a comprehensive music school that provides professional life coaching, guitar, and typing instruction. Hire The Language And Music School's top-rated experts. This pro also offers life coaching, guitar, and typing instruction, among others.
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Neverhouse Music

Neverhouse Music

5.0 3 Reviews
Having an instructor who is an exceptional musician is important, but even more so is finding an instructor who can see you clearly, your strengths and where you can improve; where you excel and where your frustrations thrive. The best instructors know when to push you and when to give slack, and always expect the most from you.I am one of these teachers. My experiences range from classical training and performance, to math-rock bands in dive bars, to songwriting and directing, to African percussion. You will find in me a well rounded teacher who knows how to give you the specific set of tools you need to grow as a musician, and as a human. E ... View Profile
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Chicago Drum Teacher

Chicago Drum Teacher

5.0 3 Reviews
As someone who has found immense joy and meaning in his life through music, Jameson’s only goal is to share that experience with his students. With 10 years of teaching under his belt, Jameson has seen the impact time and time again that music can have on a student, especially with a great teacher. Jameson is no stranger to great teaching. He has been lucky enough to study with incredible drum set educators like Steve Houghton, Garey Williams, and Jim White. Their influence shaped Jameson into the teacher he is today. His teachers have always been his heroes, for their insatiable curiosity, dedication to their craft, and their desire to ... View Profile
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Reverb Lessons

Reverb Lessons

5.0 3 Reviews
This group of pros has been offering private guitar, piano, and singing lessons for 3 years. This effective music teacher also offers pennywhistle, saxophone, and songwriting for children and adults. This expert also specializes in providing harmonica, tuba, and accordion, among others.
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Rose & Tyger Musick, Inc.

Rose & Tyger Musick, Inc.

5.0 3 Reviews
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Personal Progress

Personal Progress

5.0 2 Reviews
Fitness & Music Fitness: Providing strength, speed, flexibility/mobility, and nutritional guidance for all ages and desired goals. Each program is designed to adjust for individual needs and gives you the skills/knowledge to continue maintaining healthy habits for years to come. Combat classes including self defense, boxing, kickboxing, wrestling and submission grappling are also available for all ages.  Music: Classical training in music theory and applied mechanics. All ages and instruments.  ... View Profile
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Etc. Music School

Etc. Music School

5.0 2 Reviews
Led by Founder and Director Mike O’Mara, a longtime Evanston resident and teacher with 15+ years’ teaching experience, etc. Music School represents a holistic approach to musical and theatrical education wherein private lessons, ensembles, classes and original productions at every level involve and respect the students’ interests and strive to utilize them to foster motivation towards achieving each young artist’s goals via organic, collaborative study and experimentation. ... View Profile
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Angelo Nottoli Music Lessons

Angelo Nottoli Music Lessons

5.0 2 Reviews
Angelo Nottoli is a private instructor and composer based in Chicago, IL known for his involvement within the independent film community and live instrumentation works. His musical styles range from classical, avant-garde, hip-hop, rock, jazz, and pop. Throughout Angelo's music career, he has ventured into many musical facets to broaden his perception and development of his musical craft. After graduating from Columbia College with a bachelor's degree in Music in 2014 he has written music for many independent films across the country. In addition to his film composition, he also has accomplished writing a violin concerto and arranging music ... View Profile
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Piano/Music Theory/Musicianship Lessons

Piano/Music Theory/Musicianship Lessons

5.0 1 Review
I teach in multiple platforms in music, not just piano lessons. I also focus on composition and theory matters, and even musicianship as well.  The room I have has a piano and four chairs, so I can rent a half-hour or an hour in blocks depending on the days the student or students want to come for lessons. 
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Piano Lessons | Park Ridge | Chicago Northwest

Piano Lessons | Park Ridge | Chicago Northwest

5.0 1 Review
Piano, a composer, performer and teacher, offers all styles of classical piano, piano, and music theory lessons. This professional provides music lessons for kids and adults, which include music theory and composition. This local pro also offers effective lessons in music theory, classical piano, and music performance and more.
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Matt Brown's Guitar Studio

Matt Brown's Guitar Studio

5.0 1 Review
Learn to create your own melody and let Matt Brown's Guitar Studio be your guide. This quality and passionate expert is also a performer and plays different genres including music performance, audio engineering, and guitar. Matt is a highly commendable pro who can also provide intensive songwriting, flamenco guitar, and acoustic guitar lessons, among others.
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Richardson's Music Studio

Richardson's Music Studio

Learn to compose music after a few sessions with Yuen Yee Richardson. This knowledgeable and trusted music instructor offers audition prep, music theory, and composition that will hone your musical skills . This quality and budget-friendly individual takes pride in offering arrangement and composition, music theory, and clarinet that matches a client's needs.
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Amy Wurtz Piano Studio

Amy Wurtz Piano Studio

Amy Wurtz is a professional pianist and composer who teaches a large range of styles. They also handle piano, composition, and music theory in an effective manner. This successful individual offers composition, music performance, and piano and music composition instructions for you to write your own songs.
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Mirza Shams Piano/Music Theory Lessons

Mirza Shams Piano/Music Theory Lessons

This prominent business offers piano, music theory, and composition services with a 100% customer satisfaction guaranteed. Consider this reliable and licensed business. Go and visit their profile for more details.
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Maxwell Music

Maxwell Music

Maxwell Music Lessons has been providing professional music composition instructions for many years. Aside from music composition instruction, this expert also offers synthesizer, accompaniment, and drum lessons. This quality and experienced professional provides ear training, classical piano, and classical guitar lessons for beginner through advanced students.
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Emi Nakamura Music Lessons

Emi Nakamura Music Lessons

I teach voice, violin, and music theory for the creative individual, working with the student to tailor custom curricula to fit their interests and learning needs, regardless of age or prerequisite skill. I offer tutoring in music theory skills up to the collegiate level (including ear training and species counterpoint), as well as collaboration opportunities to create or refine original pieces of music.In addition to lesson time, I offer the following services to maximize achievement:- Setting up private YouTube tutorial playlists for cross-referencing purposes- Skype/Facetime lessons and remote collaboration via Google+ and Dropbox- Inten ... View Profile
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Andy Bossov Music

Andy Bossov Music

As a lifetime musician — beginning with piano at age 4 — I have had the privilege of playing, singing, teaching, soloing, accompanying, publicizing, composing, arranging and directing in a wide variety of settings.  My studies at Oberlin and Northwestern and these experiences combine to help me craft the best approach for YOU — to learn more about music in general and your specific area(s) of interest. Let’s work TOGETHER to move you forward in your musical journey!   ... View Profile
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Davi Priest

Davi Priest

                                          ResumeEducationBachelor of Music in Jazz Studies, Summa Cum Laude    Minors: Physics and PhilosophyDePaul University School of Music Has performed at:The Chicago Jazz Festival, The Jazz Showcase, The University of Chicago Logan Center for the Arts, The Center for Black Music Research, Elastic Arts, SPACE, Theater Wit, The Arts Club of Chicago, Jay Pritzker Pavillion and The Harris Theater (in Millenium Park) Currently performs with:Zac Nunnery Trio, Jimmy Bennington Color and Sound, ... View Profile
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Performing Arts Studio

Performing Arts Studio

Our mission is to offer a unique training space for individuals interested in learning and enhancing their knowledge and practice of the performing arts. We focus on the training of the integral self,  body, voice, emotions and psyche. We seek to foster the application of these principles on stage and in daily life. Whether you are a performer looking to tune and expand your instrument or just interested in discovering yourself through the arts, the Performing Arts Studio strives offers an accessible, supportive community where you can achieve personal goals and set new ones. ... View Profile
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Santoyo Music Lessons

Santoyo Music Lessons

I strive to deliver the same positive emotional impact music has had on me to the students I teach. I've always seen music as a safe place where you are free to be as creative and expressive as you want. As they say, music is the universal language and I believe that to be 100% accurate because I've had incredible connecting experiences with others through music. I have a decades worth of experience playing and performing music. I attended Columbia College Chicago and graduated in 2017 with a degree in Audio Engineering.  ... View Profile
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Burns Music Studio/Guitar Lessons

Burns Music Studio/Guitar Lessons

I have a Masters degree from DePaul University and Doctorate in music from the University of Illinois and have been a professional guitarist for 30 years. I have my own guitar studio and initiated the Guitar Programs at Moraine Valley Community  College and Visible Music College. I have been teaching guitar at the college level for for over 20 years. I play almost all styles of guitar and have recorded with many well known artists.
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Chicago Voice Lab

Chicago Voice Lab

My name is Val Kuznetsov and I am an expert in teaching voice. I have been enjoying helping singers and musicians for over 15 years and so very proud to have clients who have already climbed to #1 on Billboard charts and are successfully developing their careers with major labels such as Columbia Records and Warner Brothers. Besides teaching voice, I have an extensive expertise in instructing piano, music theory and ear training. I also teach sound production at Harold Washington College, and have experience in orchestration and arrangement using a variety of software like Pro Tools, Cubase, etc... I work with a variety of domestic and i ... View Profile
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Rose & Tyger Musick

Rose & Tyger Musick

I have been in love with the art and skill of musical composition and related topics since forever.  I've always done/will do every thing I can to help sincere and serious students to succeed in becoming more adept.   My efforts as an arranger began in junio high school -- middle school's the US equivalent-- in eastern Canada.  I started composing music (i.e., putting musical ideas together to make up songs) a few years after when I was a high school senior in Illinois. Learning to actulally write my stuff down -- which is not the same composing -- came more slowly (painfully, even) after I started formal study.  It w ... View Profile
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The Chicago Academy Of Music

The Chicago Academy Of Music

The Chicago Academy of Music Conservatory offers exceptional musical training to both children and adults throughout the city. The unique curriculum and pedagogy allows highly accomplished professional musicians to share their extraordinary talents with both gifted and beginner students in the city. Our mission is to transform the student into a globally conscious cultural citizen with developed skills. The study and performance of music brings heightened values and the ability to pursue excellence in every aspect of life. ... View Profile
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