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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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  • Guitar Lessons By Mike Walsh

    Guitar Lessons By Mike Walsh

    Buffalo Grove, 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Dee J Nelson Guitar Lessons

    Dee J Nelson Guitar Lessons

    Roselle, IL · Dee J Nelson

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Josh Garrett Music

    Josh Garrett Music

    Berwyn, IL · Josh Garrett

    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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  • 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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  • 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.

  • 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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  • Horse-Drawn Productions, Inc.

    Horse-Drawn Productions, Inc.

    Berwyn, IL · Vic Rochkus

    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.
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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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  • Northeastern Illinois University Community Music Program

    Northeastern Illinois University Community Music Program

    Chicago, IL · Christie Miller

    The Community Music Program (CMP) at Northeastern Illinois University offers weekly private lessons in piano, voice, strings, woodwinds, brass, guitar (all styles) and percussion. The CMP instructors include Junior Faculty (NEIU undergraduate and graduate students), Senior Faculty (professionals) and Artist Faculty (NEIU full-time faculty artists or special guest artists). Lessons are offered in 30, 45, and 60 minute increments and students sign up for the entire session offered. (Lessons with Artist Faculty may also be taken on a one by one basis.) Group lessons are available for some in
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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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