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Chicago Music Theory Lessons

The Orland  Centre For Music Performance

The Orland Centre For Music Performance

5.0 21 Reviews
Sheer technique is necessary but insufficient to play an instrument well. Aural skills, that include the study of functional tonality and voice-leading are important factors that impart musicality. This is of great import if the prospective musician wants the audience to truly enjoy his or her performance! Music Director of the Chicago Philharmonia Orchestra since 1985, Farobag has also served as Managing Director of the University of Chicago Performing Artists Series from 1989 through 2002 and principal conductor of its resident professional ensembles. A skilled interpreter of Baroque literature as well, Farobag continues in his capacity as ... View Profile
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Jack Cecchini Classic And Modern Guitar Studios

Jack Cecchini Classic And Modern Guitar Studios

5.0 13 Reviews
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 performed solo guitar for former President Gerald Fo ... View Profile
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Clovis Bordeaux Piano Studio

Clovis Bordeaux Piano Studio

5.0 9 Reviews
  When I focus on experiencing the music in my mind,  I find I am able to give a memorable performance.   As my student, you will learn to use your 'inner vision' in ways that will help you become a better musician - more intuitive, communicative, and aware.
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Star Music Studio

Star Music Studio

5.0 8 Reviews
With over 15 years of experience and a Masters Degree in music education, I offer instruction in a wide variety of styles. I am also a professional vocalist and actress in Chicago and bring my decades of performing experience to my lessons. 
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Ivana Bukvich, Piano , Accompaniment And  Musicianship Classes

Ivana Bukvich, Piano , Accompaniment And Musicianship Classes

5.0 6 Reviews
I have been playing piano and accompanying students and choirs since the age of 5, and was lucky to receive a very substantial, classically based training as a child, for ten years, after which I entered Conservatory in Belgrade, Serbia, to study piano performance with Arbo Waldman.I was a Teaching Assistant during that time as well as when I arrived in Indiana University to study with Alexander Toradze.After completing M.M., I was teaching in Chicago, at Columbia College, Sherwood Music School, where I was Head of Piano Department for ten years, involved in all stages of student development.I always loved performing and discov ... View Profile
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Piano And Theory Lessons With Ms Fernando

Piano And Theory Lessons With Ms Fernando

5.0 5 Reviews
I have been passionate about music teaching ever since I was a teenager growing up in Sri Lanka, where my mother was a music teacher as well. I have many decades of teaching experience in 4 countries. (Sri Lanka, India, Switzerland, USA) I customize lessons according to the student's need, rather than use a "one-method-fits-all" approach. I specialize in teaching the Trinity College of Music (London) syllabus in Piano, Piano Accompanying, and Music Theory. Until recently, I was the Trinity representative for Chicago, and was formerly the Chicago representative for the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (London) I was on the piano ... View Profile
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The Art Of Piano Playing & Performing Arts  Inc.

The Art Of Piano Playing & Performing Arts Inc.

5.0 4 Reviews
Yulia Lpmanovich iis a Russian born concert pianist and distinguished piano teacher. She brings to her Piano Studio a vast wealth of teaching and performing experience which enables her to successfully introduce young performers of any level and age to the beautiful world of classical Yulia Lipmanovich is the Owner Executive Director and Founder of The Art of Piano Playing & Performing Arts Inc. and is actively teaching and performing. Yulia is recently joined the Chicago Pro Musica Chamber Group and performing with them who are All Members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.. Chicago Pro Musica Group was Awarded: Grammy Award " as "Best N ... View Profile
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Oak Park Music Therapy

Oak Park Music Therapy

5.0 4 Reviews
Music therapy, adaptive lessons, beginning guitar and ukulele lessons, customized objectives;positive encouragement and patience. Visit on www.oakparkmusictherapy.com, Facebook and LinkedIn. 
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International Mansion

International Mansion

5.0 4 Reviews
Our general curriculum includes a variety of challenging courses that meet or exceed state requirements (if you are following Common Core's markers). Suitable class sizes and exceptional, qualified teachers allow The Language & Music School to offer an expert-led and inclusive educational environment, while also ensuring each student receives the individualized attention and support they need. We set you up with a one on one teacher for an 8 week session ... View Profile
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EMMA - Elite Mobile Music Academy

EMMA - Elite Mobile Music Academy

5.0 4 Reviews
I have been involved in all aspects of the music industry for about 30 years. I have been a succesful professional song writer, piano/keyboard player, producer, arranger , piano/keyboard, voice and acoustic guitar instructor all of my adult life and I am still activily involved in the music business both as a performer/recording artist and educator. I am currently the chief piano and voice instructor at MIDWEST MUSIC ACADEMY in Plainfield Il. I also have a roster of private students and I am looking to expand to fill the occasional gaps in my schedule. I teach all styles of piano music and provide voice training to students with a very divers ... View Profile
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Lessons & Beyond

Lessons & Beyond

5.0 4 Reviews
Before anything else, please make sure you read the message I sent to you! Here is a list of just some of the things I am proficient in and can teach you on the bass, guitar or ukulele: Genres (blues, rock, country, classical, metal, pop, punk, indie, funk) Technique (strumming, lead playing, fingerpicking, speed-picking, sweep picking) Theory (note-reading, scales/improvisation, chord construction, timing/rhythm) Composition (putting it all together- songwriting!) And this is all only the beginning. I come to each lesson with a plan, based off how I feel the student learns and what their goals are. I am patient and let the lessons move as ... View Profile
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Atheerian Piano

Atheerian Piano

5.0 4 Reviews
Flexibility  Professionalism  Punctuality  Friendly  Ethics Honesty Elite Customer Service  Eloquency  Extraordinary Customer Service  Powerful Communication 
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RockStar Guitar

RockStar Guitar

5.0 3 Reviews
We hand-select, background check, and certify a team of expert instructors dedicated to helping you learn and grow as a guitar player. Our accelerated curriculum will help you skip the “Mary Had A Little Lamb” phase and get you right into the fun stuff - iconic songs, chords and strumming, and creative solos! Once we cover the basics, your instructor will custom tailor each lesson to help you learn songs, styles, and genres of your choice. For our more experienced players, we’ll help you improve on your skills by delving deeper into technique and music theory application. We’ll work on phrasing, chord progressions, key ... View Profile
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Reverb Lessons

Reverb Lessons

5.0 3 Reviews
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, ensuring that only the best instructors help you learn t ... View Profile
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Steele Music Studio

Steele Music Studio

5.0 2 Reviews
As a music teacher, it is my belief that all students have a natural capacity for music, and through my teaching I hope to offer the opportunity to discover and explore their innate potential as musicians.  By using a variety of teaching methods tailored to meet the needs of each individual student, I am able to provide quality music instruction in a positive and supportive environment by carefully and thoughtfully considering the needs and interests of each individual student.    ... View Profile
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Sheridan Music Studio-Chicago

Sheridan Music Studio-Chicago

5.0 2 Reviews
My teaching is focused on assisting all piano students to achieve excellence in playing the piano and to improve their knowledge and understanding of Classical Music. In the process of accomplishing these two important goals, I strive to inspire, motivate and teach my students how to practice and study, how to mentally prepare to tackle any challenge, and how to be focused and disciplined in everything they strive to accomplish and master. I help them set realistic but challenging goals and then work tirelessly and patiently with them until they achieve those goals. Learning to play the piano requires an experienced teacher who is an expert i ... View Profile
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Enjoy Piano Now

Enjoy Piano Now

5.0 2 Reviews
SUZUKI PIANO FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES With 40 years experience, I have seen how well the Suzuki Method creates musicians who enjoy making beautiful music. Suzuki Piano involves the whole family, enriching the bonds between parents and children. For parents learning (or re-learning) piano themselves, it's a double joy - just ask the parents of my students. Learning disabilities are no limitation. The Suzuki Method is adaptable to all students - ADHD, sight- or hearing-impaired, autism, to name just a few. And you're never too old for Suzuki. The same incremental steps originally crafted for youngsters give the adult or teen beginner confidenc ... View Profile
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RockStar Guitar

RockStar Guitar

5.0 2 Reviews
We hand-select, background check, and certify a team of expert instructors dedicated to helping you learn and grow as a guitar player. Our accelerated curriculum will help you skip the “Mary Had A Little Lamb” phase and get you right into the fun stuff - iconic songs, chords and strumming, and creative solos! Once we cover the basics, your instructor will custom tailor each lesson to help you learn songs, styles, and genres of your choice. For our more experienced players, we’ll help you improve on your skills by delving deeper into technique and music theory application. We’ll work on phrasing, chord progressions, key ... View Profile
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Eric Thompson Music

Eric Thompson Music

5.0 2 Reviews
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 can expect to learn in a fun and focused environme ... View Profile
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Celestial Voice

Celestial Voice

5.0 2 Reviews
I love to perform and teach to others what I know. I have been singing my whole life, since I was a little girl. I'm very intuitive in solving people's vocal issues and getting rapid results to those who wish to improve from any level, age and in any style. Having studied with phenomenal teachers, I have a wealth to pass along. I have a warmth and caring for my students. I like to find out what they want and what they need. Come and study with me and I will show you how your voice, the only instrument made by God, can be easy, beautiful, and fun! I am also a health coach, so till we meet, drink water, water, water! Celeste Martino, soprano fr ... View Profile
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Play Music Chicago

Play Music Chicago

5.0 2 Reviews
Taisiya Sokolova attended the Colburn Academyfor Young Artists. She then received her Bachelor of Music from Indiana University South Bend and Master of Music from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. She has studied with Atar Arad, Li-Kuo Chang, Luis Vargas, Paul Coletti and Elena Ozol. She also participated in master classes with Yuri Bashmet, Sven Arne Tepl, Jurgen Kussmaul, Nobuko Imai, Paul Neubauer, and Martha Katz. Taisiya is a prize winner of numerous competitions, such as MTNA State Competition in 2014 and 2015, Imperial Symphony Orchestra Young Artists competition in 2014, and the International Competition “21st Cen ... View Profile
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Tom Hicks: Piano Teacher

Tom Hicks: Piano Teacher

5.0 2 Reviews
Tom is an accomplished teacher from Guernsey (Britain) who has experience working with students of all abilities and backgrounds. He will help you to reach your goals in a supportive and creative learning environment with a focus on all-round musicianship. Previous students have been prizewinners in music competitions and gone on to study music at university. Lessons are in Evanston and can be 30, 45 or 60 minutes. Learn more about Tom's teaching and performing at www.tom-hicks.co.uk/teaching ... 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
Hello! I offer piano lessons for all ages 4 and 1/2 through adult and at every level, beginners through advanced. My students learn to make music at the piano through a comprehensive approach which meets your learning style (if an adult student) or your child's learning style. Learn more details by reading the questions section displayed here! 20+ Years Piano Teaching Experience Master of Music in Music Education, Northwestern University International Piano Pedagogy Institute, Teacher's College, Columbia University, NY, NY B.A. in Music, Piano Pedagogy, Northeastern Ilinois University My students successfully perform their music in many recit ... View Profile
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RockStar Guitar

RockStar Guitar

5.0 1 Review
We hand-select, background check, and certify a team of expert instructors dedicated to helping you learn and grow as a guitar player. Our accelerated curriculum will help you skip the “Mary Had A Little Lamb” phase and get you right into the fun stuff - iconic songs, chords and strumming, and creative solos! Once we cover the basics, your instructor will custom tailor each lesson to help you learn songs, styles, and genres of your choice. For our more experienced players, we’ll help you improve on your skills by delving deeper into technique and music theory application. We’ll work on phrasing, chord progressions, key ... View Profile
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RockStar Guitar

RockStar Guitar

5.0 1 Review
We hand-select, background check, and certify a team of expert instructors dedicated to helping you learn and grow as a guitar player. Our accelerated curriculum will help you skip the “Mary Had A Little Lamb” phase and get you right into the fun stuff - iconic songs, chords and strumming, and creative solos! Once we cover the basics, your instructor will custom tailor each lesson to help you learn songs, styles, and genres of your choice. For our more experienced players, we’ll help you improve on your skills by delving deeper into technique and music theory application. We’ll work on phrasing, chord progressions, key ... View Profile
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Matt Brown's Guitar Studio

Matt Brown's Guitar Studio

5.0 1 Review
My teaching approach: I teach all styles of music, but tend to focus on fundamental musicianship skills. I have 16 years of professional teaching experience and 17 years of professional playing experience. Over the past 16 years, I've taught over 120 students of all age and ability levels. In the past, I was a guitar instructor for JamPlay.com and Capital University's Community Music School. I'm currently the guitarist and vocalist for Chicago-based band Dead Parade. I also play various theater, wedding, and restaurant gigs around Chicago. My influences are: I listen to just about every style of music - Nirvana, Tool, Bjork, Run The Jewels, M ... View Profile
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Nicholas Davis Bass Lessons

Nicholas Davis Bass Lessons

5.0 1 Review
My name is Nicholas Davis. I am 19 years old. I have been a playing Bass Guitar and Upright Bass for years playing Jazz/Contemporary Music. I play at the Jazz Showcase frequently and local jam sessions around Chicago. I have also played with Jazz musicians like Bobby Watson and Bobby Broom through the Thelonious Monk Program. I am currently a student at Roosevelt University studying with Scott Mason to earn a Bachelors degree in Jazz and Contemporary Music Studies. I am new to teaching and would love to start with any student that is interested. ... View Profile
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Aaron Dorfman Music

Aaron Dorfman Music

5.0 1 Review
My priority is to find out what each individual student's music goals are and tailor our lessons experience around acheiving those goals.  
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6VibeZ Music Inc.

6VibeZ Music Inc.

5.0 1 Review
Learn more about us at: https://6vibez.com/ Before its official establishment in 2017, 6VibeZ functioned in the form of private guitar lessons since 2006. Now beside the guitar classes the company can offer bigger variety of music lessons, such as piano, flute, ukulele, voice, and music theory.
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