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  • Jack Cecchini Classic And Modern Guitar Studios

    Jack Cecchini Classic And Modern Guitar Studios

    Chicago, IL 60640

    5.0 (13)

    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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  • Dupage Guitar Lessons

    Dupage Guitar Lessons

    Carol Stream, IL 60188

    4.9 (11)

    You are the focus of lessons. You study what you want and need. You enjoy the process. You become a guitar player. Take your music in any direction you desire. You have found the guidance. My guarantee.

    Best of 2018
  • Matthew Steiner Gutar Bass And Mandolin Instructor

    Matthew Steiner Gutar Bass And Mandolin Instructor

    Des Plaines, IL 60016

    5.0 (5)

    For over two decades I've been teaching guitar bass and mandolin.  My teaching style is contemporary and thorough.  I've worked with individuals from start to the point where they are giging, studying in college, recording etc...   I have a large following on the north shore of Chicago and can provide as many local references as needed. My students are always best in show at the vshows, battle of the bands, recitals etc...
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  • Reverb Lessons

    Reverb Lessons

    Chicago, IL 60657

    5.0 (3)

    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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  • Marco Heiman's Guitar Lessons

    Marco Heiman's Guitar Lessons

    Chicago, IL 60634

    5.0 (2)

    I have been involved in music since 4th grade. Since then I have taught myself how to play many instruments with no lessons. I recently taught myself how to play the guitar and I feel that the way i taught myself can help others learn to play easier. I can teach you to play in a way that you will understand and be able to learn techniques easier than any other method out there!

  • Avalon Agency

    Avalon Agency

    Chicago, IL 60660

    5.0 (2)

    Hello my name is Robert and I teach beginning guitar lessons on acoustic guitars to students 18 and older, we also teach beginning level acting, career counseling as well as vocal training for actors and musicians. I have been a professional musician for over 20 years as well as a teacher. My background has been playing throughout the country at various venues and I have been written up in online and articles for my work. Music is my greatest passion as a performer and a respecter of musical artists. I love what I do and it shows throughout my work. My agency is located inside a gorgeous Mansi
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  • Jeff Bravo's Guitar Lessons

    Jeff Bravo's Guitar Lessons

    South Elgin, IL 60177

    5.0 (1)

    I can do lessons via messengr or skype. During lessons I can also take some video clips to send you for parts you need to work on.  I play rock, blues, metal, acoustic. I have studied theory, and have several years of playing and.teaching experience.  Here's an example.

    Best of 2018
  • 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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    Best of 2018
  • 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.

  • Sones De Mexico Ensemble

    Sones De Mexico Ensemble

    Chicago, IL 60626

    5.0 (1)

    My music classes stand out because I use a curriculum and rubrics. This an instructional program designed to give students a broad and balanced training in all aspects of guitar playing. The objective is not just to learn to play your favorite song or a small bag of tricks. The objective is to give you the tools to teach yourself anything you want to learn. 

  • Mark B Heller

    Mark B Heller

    Grayslake, IL 60030

    5.0 (1)

    I started playing guitar when I was in 7th grade, back in 1963. I've been in numerous bands and still perform today as a solo guitarist in restaurants, bars, clubs, festivals, corporate events and private parties. I put myself through college by teaching guitar. I work well with students of all ages, especially youth, as I make the experience fun by playing along with the students as they learn. I don't rely on books that studernts hate to use. I teach them to play by feel and from the heart and because of this they learn quickly. I also build guitars that are custom designed for the growing s
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  • All Strings Attached

    All Strings Attached

    Chicago, IL 60651

    5.0 (1)

    40 years experience as bass player, teacher, studio musician. Played with various professional artist in gospel, rock r&b, and funk. Students learn how to play songs within the first three weeks.

  • Garage Band U

    Garage Band U

    Downers Grove, IL 60515

    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
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  • Four Winds Vocal Artistry

    Four Winds Vocal Artistry

    Hoffman Estates, IL 60169

    Hello There, and thank you for your interest in vocal lessons. I am currently accepting a few students at my studio, located in the NW suburb of Hoffman Estates. I have taught students at Northwestern University, DePaul University and The Chicago School for the Performing Arts: The Music Conservatory, as well as prepared many vocalists for heavy hitting vocal school auditions. I have a one week pre-pay schedule, and if you prepay 2 weeks, it is a 10% discount, and 4 weeks is a 15% discount – and 6 weeks is 20% discount. I am not a standard teacher, either. I have ‘been there/done t
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  • Knight Music Academy

    Knight Music Academy

    Lake Zurich, IL 60047

    The Knight Music Academy faculty are among the best in their field. Each faculty member has undergone advanced training and specialize in teaching music to children and adults. Additionally, the faculty of Knight Music Academy actively perform and can prepare students for performance opportunities and advanced music instruction in colleges and universities. In addition to lessons, we offer performance opportunities for our students, as well as workshops, and ensemble opportunities. Knight Music Academy is a community music school with locations in Barrington and Lake Zurich, Illinois. The
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  • Dee J Nelson Guitar Lessons

    Dee J Nelson Guitar Lessons

    Roselle, IL 60172

    My teaching approach: Now Teaching via Skype!!!!! Lessons in the comfort of your home! D.J. Nelson is a graduate of De Paul School of Music in Chicago, class of 1998. While earning his way through college Dee taught over forty students a week private music lessons and still managed to graduate with honors. Private lessons focus students on all facets of music including theory, reading, composition, technique, improvisation, recording, and just plain old enjoyment of music. My influences are: stevie vai to evrything rock and pop My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lesso
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    O'Hare, IL 60701

    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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  • Aaron Carlson Guitar Lessons

    Aaron Carlson Guitar Lessons

    Elmhurst, IL 60126

    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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  • Klotz Guitar Studio

    Klotz Guitar Studio

    Chicago, IL 60640

    My teaching approach: My approach to teaching is to give you the information that you need based on an understanding of your personal goals and interests. That may mean teaching skills through songs in your favorite style, exercises that will give you the skills to play what you hear, or the theoretical background to understand and play all kinds of music. I will help you play the way you want to play. My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Fingerpicking, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, Music Theory, Sc
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  • Bucktown Music

    Bucktown Music

    Chicago, IL 60647

    A family friendly music school in the heart of the Bucktown neighborhood.  

  • Jarvis Raymond Guitar Lessons

    Jarvis Raymond Guitar Lessons

    Vernon Hills, IL 60061

    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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  • Joseph Gajewski Guitar Lessons

    Joseph Gajewski Guitar Lessons

    Vernon Hills, IL 60061

    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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  • Mike O'Cull Guitar Lessons

    Mike O'Cull Guitar Lessons

    South Elgin, IL 60177

    My teaching approach: I teach all types and levels of students and go from straight book lessons with kids to rock lessons for teens to advanced theory, reading, and improvisation for those who are ready for it. My specialties are blues, country, and Americana and I have many years experience teaching and performing in those styles. My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerpicking, Slide Guitar, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises, S
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  • Michael Herndon Guitar Lessons

    Michael Herndon Guitar Lessons

    Algonquin, IL 60102

    My teaching approach: I have been teaching full time for eleven years. I studed violin as a child and studied rock and classical guitar in junior high and high school. I majored in classical guitar in college and have had numerouse masterclasses with guitarists of note. I held the position of first chair in my college classicalguitar ensemble. I play professionally in a rock band. I teach all ages. My guitar lessons take place in: either your home or my studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Local music centers/ studios. In the Palatine and Algonquin area, and at my
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  • Demetris Timoleontos Guitar Lessons

    Demetris Timoleontos Guitar Lessons

    Algonquin, IL 60102

    My teaching approach: Music should be fun!!! I try to make every lesson enjoyable. I will teach you whatever you enjoy learning. As a kid I studied classical guitar for ten years. Later on I obtained my Bachelors degree in Jazz performance from Columbia College. Currently I play rock music and I compose songs and music for films. I will take your reading, composing, theory and improvisation skills to the next level. 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: At my studio in Elk Grove village. Student's
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  • Joe Schmidt Guitar Lessons

    Joe Schmidt Guitar Lessons

    Algonquin, IL 60102

    My teaching approach: I believe in a multi-faceted approach to teaching. Primarily, learning the guitar should be fun. I have students with a wide range of interests and influences. I do not force a student into a style, rather I help them develop their own style based upon their desires. Being able to plays songs is important for all students and possessing basic skills will make the process easier and more enjoyable. My guitar lessons take place in: In the student's home Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, M
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  • Vito Marchese Guitar Lessons

    Vito Marchese Guitar Lessons

    Algonquin, IL 60102

    My teaching approach: I create lessons based on individual students needs and goals. I supply amps, cables, and tuners for the lesson. I am a professional musician who has CDs and DVDs distributed worldwide. I play six and seven string baritone guitars, as well as standard scale guitars. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: My studio in the Northwest suburbs. Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Performance, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises, Song Writing, Recording and Production, Guidance In Equipment Se
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  • Bill Uhler Guitar Lessons

    Bill Uhler Guitar Lessons

    Algonquin, IL 60102

    My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: My home in Lake Zurich or students home within 10 miles of Lake Zurich Guitar Techniques: Guidance In Equipment Selection, Scales and Exercises, Music Theory, Reading Music, Jamming Skills, Improvisation, Fingerstyle, Rhythm guitar, Lead guitar

  • Andrew Pelletier Guitar Lessons

    Andrew Pelletier Guitar Lessons

    Algonquin, IL 60102

    My teaching approach: I have been playing in bands and writing songs for 10 years. I concentrate personally on lyrics as poetry and acoustic guitar. I studied percussion at the University of Iowa and I have a Bachelors in music composition and classical guitar from Columbia College Chicago. I play in a bluegrass/folk band and would love to teach if you have an interest in classical guitar, folk guitar, or songwriting. 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: I currently live in Bloomingdale, IL and ca
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  • Josh Garrett Music

    Josh Garrett Music

    Berwyn, IL 60402

    Greetings! My name is Josh Garrett. I have been playing guitar since I was a child, and throughout the years I have learned a variety of techniques and music styles that are utilized by the modern professional guitarist. I have taken four levels of music theory coursework in college, and countless hours of independent study. I currently write hymns for chorus, and songs for voice and accompaniment. The approach I take with lessons is very practical, with a focus on teaching the student guitar technique as well as music theory. The music theory instruction I provide basically includes readin
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