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Clovis Bordeaux Piano Studio

Clovis Bordeaux Piano Studio

5.0 9 Reviews
My wife and I love old movies and the evening news.  A few days ago, a newsperson began talking about how children who study music have improved powers of concentration.  My wife immediately pointed at me and said, "That's why you are able to focus so well." I guess it's true.  I've played dozens of classical peices, hundreds of Jazz tunes, and written even more.  One thing they all had in common they required the ability to focus.   When I was about 12 years old I had to play a recital.  I always got nervous playing for people.  But this time I was so prepared that I was able to literally see and hear ... View Profile
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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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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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Tom "Tommy" Held

5.0 3 Reviews
We provide only highly highly knowledgeable and experienced professionals. People who have walked the walk and enjoy helping others.
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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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John Devens Music

John Devens Music

5.0 2 Reviews
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.
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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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McMusic Lessons & Performances

McMusic Lessons & Performances

5.0 2 Reviews
Hello, my name is Kevin McClain of McMusic Lessons & Performances. As an educated composer, musician and teacher, I provide music lessons in any style or genre on the classical, acoustic, or electric guitar as well as piano. All of which were my primary instruments of study in college.  Lessons are available for ages, at home, in-studio, or online with options to "Pay As You Go" or "Prepay" for discounted rates. Lessons are available in Palos Hills, IL. and all surrounding locations. Rates are based on the amount of lesson time purchased and the location of the lessons. Enrollment Rates & Discounts: 1. Pay As You Go - $30/0.5HR o ... View Profile
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Davo Sounds

Davo Sounds

5.0 2 Reviews
I provide a very basic and self driven service for beginners and intermediate musicians. My approach releieves the pressures of learning something by installing confidence in each student as we build a trust worthy relationship on this journey of growth.
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Caleb Lowry's Happy Vocals

Caleb Lowry's Happy Vocals

5.0 1 Review
I am one of the happiest guys you'll meet and as long as I've been alive I've loved helping people. I have had extensive vocal lessons over the years and am well equiped to help any novice or expert singer grow in their craft.
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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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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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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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Garage Band U

Garage Band U

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 and The Rockafellers; blues with the Convulsions, ... View Profile
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The Art Of Expression With Caroline

The Art Of Expression With Caroline

From 1999-2005, I was part of the Chicago Children’s Choir. During that time I was also Cantoring for Our Lady Mother of the Church and playing violin with the church ensemble. In 2004, I began participating in the DePaul Musical Theater program which led me to be accepted in the Chicago Opera Theater Apprenticeship in 2006. After two years in the program, I was the Assistant Stage Manager and had worked on several shows including ‘Into the Woods’. I was accepted into a sister program of the Opera Apprenticeship program in 2007 as the Student Stage Director for the summer program and continued until 2009. During the years of 2005 until 2007 ... View Profile
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Piano/Music Theory/Musicianship Lessons

Piano/Music Theory/Musicianship Lessons

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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Lucian Blaga Music Studio

Lucian Blaga Music Studio

Piano instructor with over 19 years of experience offers lessons for every level and all ages in piano and keyboard performing, as well as instruction in music appreciation, music theory, ear training, composition, counterpoint, form and analysis. Studio is located in the western suburbs area of Chicago, IL.
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The Chicago Academy Of Music

The Chicago Academy Of Music

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School Of Rock Highwood

School Of Rock Highwood

Find your place in the music at School of Rock Highwood. We have a unique approach to learning music that helps our rockers blossom in unimaginable ways. Students are not only being taught an instrument—they’re learning to deal with life situations, building confidence, and becoming better people.At School of Rock Highwood, learning music in a lesson room is just the beginning. We get students playing on stage as quickly as possible, teaching them to play as soloists and as part of a team. This immersive method motivates them to be their best, helping them learn skills faster and more thoroughly.  ... View Profile
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Etc. Music School

Etc. Music School

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. Class Structure:Each lesson, class and production at etc. is tied together at every level. From the beginner to the most advanced, each student can ... 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 Master of Music Education (in progress, class of 2020)Northwestern University Bienen 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 The ... 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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Horse-Drawn Productions, Inc.

Horse-Drawn Productions, Inc.

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. ... View Profile
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Evolution Music Orland Park

Evolution Music Orland Park

Your lesson program will consist of weekly 30-minute private lessons. You’ll receive guidance and direction as you learn your instrument. You’ll learn many different styles, skills and techniques required to become a successful musician. We tailor your lessons to your specific needs and goals. Got a favorite song? Your teacher can help you work toward learning it!
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Horse-Drawn Productions, Inc.

Horse-Drawn Productions, Inc.

Horse-Drawn Productions has been teaching, recording and supporting Berwyn, Cicero, Riverside students for 7 years, and have been around since 1998. All of the individual lessons and classes are taught in a state-of-the-art recording studio facilty, with over 7,000 square feet. We also offer IT Support and Computer Repair services, as well!
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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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Christian Ketter - Tenor Voice Lessons

Christian Ketter - Tenor Voice Lessons

American Prize Winning tenor Christian Ketter, made his Carnegie Hall debut in 2014, as covered by the Washington Post. His debut album BELOVED: live in recital is available for purchase on iTunes. An international vocal competitor and finalist in many competitions Mr. Ketter's experience ranges from opera to musical theater, with extensive historic knowledge of both forms' history.    With experience instructing all ages and levels, he has served on teaching faculties of the 'Des Plaines School of Music' and was both the Artistic Director and a faculty Broadway coach for college aged students in 'Chicago's Broadway Vocal Arts Intens ... View Profile
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