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  • Jack Cecchini Classic And Modern Guitar Studios

    Jack Cecchini Classic And Modern Guitar Studios

    Chicago, IL · Jack Cecchini

    (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 pe
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  • Reverb Lessons

    Reverb Lessons

    Chicago, IL · Lana A.

    (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, ensuri
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Jarvis Raymond Guitar Lessons

    Jarvis Raymond Guitar Lessons

    Vernon Hills, IL · Jarvis Raymond

    My teaching approach: I focus on helping students both learn about music and feel good making it. I have a Masters degree and a bachelors degree in guitar performance and love to teach! I teach all levels and all ages. You will get a very thorough guitar and music training in a relaxed environment. I've been teaching and performing guitar for over 15 years. I've played on cruise ships and have toured nationally and internationally. I've taught at community schools of music and music businesses in addition to maintaining my own lesson studio. My influences are: Although I specialize in Jazz Gu
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  • Randal Knowles Guitar Lessons

    Randal Knowles Guitar Lessons

    Vernon Hills, IL · Randal Knowles

    My teaching approach: Relaxed atmosphere to help the beginner or intermediate player get to the next level. Focus on proper techniques, but allow for personal expression. Learn to play actual songs that are relevant to each students musical taste. My influences are: Bob Marley, Jack Johnson, David Gilmour, Sublime. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio or the student's home Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: My home in Mundelein or most of Lake and Cook counties of Illinois. Guitar Techniques: Guidance In Equipment Selection, Scales and Exercises, Rhy
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  • Ian Patrick Cler Guitar Lessons

    Ian Patrick Cler Guitar Lessons

    Vernon Hills, IL · Ian Patrick Cler

    My teaching approach: My approach to teaching is to understand the students wants and to hone them in with their own ability to do so. If they want to learn Rock, I'm not going to shove Jazz down their throat! however, I thoroughly teach in order that the student gets better each week even if the student doesn't practice regularly. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Studio North Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Reading Music, Music Theory, Scales and Ex
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  • Dan Peters Guitar Lessons

    Dan Peters Guitar Lessons

    Vernon Hills, IL · Dan Peters

    My teaching approach: Each student is unique. All required to learn/know the fundamentals of music theory & be able to play scales & chords in all keys (major & minor) up & down the fretboard. Once that is accomplished, any style is possible. Students will be encouraged to write their own music and also to improvise. From there - chord extensions, arpeggios, modes, substitutions, altered scales, specialty techniques... My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio or the student's home Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: My studio in Morton Grove or students hou
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  • Thom Miecznikowski Guitar Lessons

    Thom Miecznikowski Guitar Lessons

    Vernon Hills, IL · Thom Miecznikowski

    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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  • Nathan Niederkorn Guitar Lessons

    Nathan Niederkorn Guitar Lessons

    Winnetka, IL · Nathan Niederkorn

    My teaching approach: I approach each student individually in regards to how I teach. Every musician is different, and something unique to share. I try to draw that out. Whether you are just starting, or you need a nudge to get going in a new direction, I'll be there to bring you into focus. My influences are: Miles Davis, Beethoven, and Radiohead My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar lessons typically take place on these days and hours: I have scattered hours and half-hours available on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Please contact me for a current schedule of a
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  • Joseph Gajewski Guitar Lessons

    Joseph Gajewski Guitar Lessons

    Vernon Hills, IL · Joseph Gajewski

    My teaching approach: I developed my own teaching strategy, no more boring lessons. I provide my background to most of the learn music pieces, students are learning by playing along with me, each played note has a harmonized background. My influences are: Segovia, Wes Montgomery, George Benson, Pat Metheny My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio or the student's home Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Long Grove, Kildeer, Hawthorn Woods, Diamond Lake, Mundelein, Lake Zurich, Barrington, Kildeer. Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Fingerstyle
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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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  • Britta Wakefield Guitar Lessons

    Britta Wakefield Guitar Lessons

    Chicago, IL · Britta Wakefield

    My teaching approach: I received a German Vocational Degree & Music License from the Kronach School of Music in Oberbayern, Germany. My music degree had an emphasis in Classical Guitar and Choir Leading. I have taught students ranging from elementary school to adults. My teaching approach is very step-by-step, according to the student's pace and ability, with a lot of positive reinforcement. My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: My home in Glen Ellyn Guitar Techniques: Fingerstyle, Performance, Reading Music, Music
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  • Dave Byron Guitar Lessons

    Dave Byron Guitar Lessons

    Chicago, IL · Dave Byron

    My teaching approach: I perform all over the U.S., Canada, South America and Europe for various events. My teaching approach is technical ability, control of the guitar, use of alternate picking, building speed and accuracy, finger picking (Flamenco & Classical). Rhythm technics for Jazz, Latin Jazz, Funk, Blues Rock & Metal. Finger board theory, sight reading, use of dynamics and how to put it altogether to make music My influences are: Al DiMeola, Paco de Lucia, John McLaughlin, Joe Pass, Jeff Linsky, Yngwie Malmsteen My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons wi
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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.

  • Sheaff Music

    Sheaff Music

    Chicago, IL · Phil Sheaff

    Description about my music education organization's philosophy, experience, community, curriculum, and faculty: Private lessons is what we do, and fun is the name of the game. If you're not having fun, we're not doing our job. We aim to inspire you. Your personal growth as a musician is what we feed off of. The gleam in your eyes when you "GET" something for the first time creates a magical feeling for us. We are truly dedicated teachers, and our goal is to make you shine. You'll love lessons with us. Instrument Type: Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar, Classical guitar, Electric bass Music St
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  • Andrew Blinov Music Lessons

    Andrew Blinov Music Lessons

    Glenview, IL · Andrew Blinov

    Andrew Blinov is one of the most affordable music teachers in town. He offers music lessons for solo artists and bands. He also provides tutorial services in guitar, drums, piano and more.

  • 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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  • Voice, Piano & Music Lessons

    Voice, Piano & Music Lessons

    Winnetka, IL · Scott Emerick

    Voice Teacher -- Musical Theatre, Pop, Rock, Country, Blues, Soul, Folk -Chest Voice, Head Voice, Mix, Belt, all styles from beginner to professional Piano Teacher -- Primary through Level 5, Chord chart studies Music General - Basic Music Theory, Coaching many instruments from Guitar, Trumpet, Cello, Etc. Scott Emerick has a Bachelor's degree in Music Vocal Performance Contemporary and Traditional Vocal Styles and Minored in Music Business from Belmont University • Teaches in your home in various neighborhoods north of Chicago • Private lesson designed for your skill level, desires, and ne
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  • Piano Studio

    Piano Studio

    Skokie, IL · Andrew Hollander-Urbach

    Greetings prospective students!! My name is Andrew and I've been playing the piano for over 20 years, with an emphasis on jazz and popular music. I perform individually and with bands all over the Chicago area on piano, saxophone and guitar. I have Bachelor degrees in Music Performance and History, and I'm currently working towards my Masters in Music with a certification in Piano Pedagogy. I love teaching all age groups and can adapt to whatever style is best suited for the student. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact me!
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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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  • 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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  • School Of Rock Arlington Heights

    School Of Rock Arlington Heights

    Arlington Heights, IL · ANNMARIE GIGNAC

    At School of Rock Arlington Heights, we teach kids how to rock audiences, melting faces with stellar performances and technical ability. One-on-one instruction is just the beginning, because we get kids playing on stage as quickly as possible. Our immersive method motivates them, speeds up the learning process, and has benefits beyond learning an instrument.Not only do kids collaborate with students of similar interests at School of Rock Arlington Heights, they get to work with an amazing network of artists and perform at legendary concert venues. Examples include CBGB's, The Trocadero, The Kn
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  • School Of Rock - Evanston

    School Of Rock - Evanston

    Evanston, IL · Ashley Downing

    Find your place in the music at School of Rock Evanston. We have a unique approach to learning music that helps kids 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 Evanston, learning music in a lesson room is just the beginning. We get kids 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 thoroug
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  • Guitar Lessons By Mike Walsh

    Guitar Lessons By Mike Walsh

    Deerfield, IL · Mike Walsh

    CHECK OUT MY STUDENT PICTURES ON MY WEBSITE TO SEE FOR YOURSELF! www.mikewalshguitarlessons.comAre you a beginning guitar/bass player, if so watch my intro video on my website or read more details below.Book a FREE 1/2 hour consultation in my studio with me!!!      1-844-Mike-Walsh (645-3925)*Play Guitar or Bass Like You Always Dreamed*Have Fun and get Results Fast with a Revolutionary Music Program*Learn The Basics and Proper Playing Technique*Be a Star At Your School's Talent Show*Play Your Favorite Songs And Jam with Others*Record In A Professional Studio And Have F
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  • Silbernik Music Academy

    Silbernik Music Academy

    Highland Park, IL · Irwin Silbernik

    I am a multi-talented teaching professional, committed to providing a solid education and instilling music appreciation in all my students.  I have a talent for tailoring lessons to meet students’ diverse needs and capture their interest and imagination.  I am compassionate and inspiring, maintain a motivated and well-disciplined classroom/lesson environment where each student feels special, cared for, and successful.  I am a trustworthy educator with exceptional communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills to cultivate strong relationships with parents, students
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  • School Of Rock Highwood

    School Of Rock Highwood

    Highwood, IL · 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 m
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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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  • Etc. Music School

    Etc. Music School

    Evanston, IL · Mike O'Mara

    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 th
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  • School Of Rock Arlington Heights

    School Of Rock Arlington Heights

    Arlington Heights, IL · ANNMARIE GIGNAC

    At School of Rock Arlington Heights, we teach kids how to rock audiences, melting faces with stellar performances and technical ability. One-on-one instruction is just the beginning, because we get kids playing on stage as quickly as possible. Our immersive method motivates them, speeds up the learning process, and has benefits beyond learning an instrument.Not only do kids collaborate with students of similar interests at School of Rock Arlington Heights, they get to work with an amazing network of artists and perform at legendary concert venues. Examples include CBGB's, The Trocadero, The Kn
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  • Paul Moeller Guitar Lessons

    Paul Moeller Guitar Lessons

    Chicago, IL · Paul Moeller

    My teaching approach: I teach students at the college level and some beginner students. Many of my students have gone on to pursue professional guitar careers. My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: My home studio is located in South Elgin, Illinois just off of Randall Road. Guitar Techniques: Guidance In Equipment Selection, Recording and Production, Song Writing, Scales and Exercises, Music Theory, Reading Music, Jamming Skills, Improvisation, Performance, Vocal Accompaniment, Fingerstyle, Open tuning, Rhythm guit
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