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Wheaton Guitar Lessons

Jack Cecchini Classic And Modern Guitar Studios

Jack Cecchini Classic And Modern Guitar Studios

5.0 13 Reviews
Jack Cecchini Classic And Modern Guitar Studios offers reliable guitar, blues guitar, and acoustic guitar. This professional handles blues, jazz and alternative music, among others. They create customized guitar lessons that are tailored to their client's needs.
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J&B Music

J&B Music

5.0 13 Reviews
We offer the area’s highest quality music instruction.  Students of all ages and ability are welcome here!  Our instructors have years of experience as well as formal training.  We also offer guitar and amp repair, as well as the area's largest selection of new and used vinyl records.  Another reason J&B Music is the best around is our annual (optional) student recital!
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Dupage Guitar Lessons

Dupage Guitar Lessons

4.9 11 Reviews
Robert can offer acoustic guitar lessons in Carol Stream. Dupage Guitar Lessons has music teachers who conduct one of the best guitar lessons. This pro accepts students in all skill levels.
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Acoustic Guitar And Ukulele Lessons

Acoustic Guitar And Ukulele Lessons

5.0 8 Reviews
- 10+ years experience  - Learn foundational skills and more while playing  your favorite songs! - All ages welcome!! I have had the opportunity to play a variety of instruments - ukulele, acoustic, electric and bass guitar, mountain dulcimer, banjo, and most recently lap steel guitar. I've played with various groups - church bands, a traveling band that played at healthcare facilities and nursing homes, and currently a ukulele band that plays at festivals, malls, and around town. As a teacher and musician, I enjoy helping people learn a new fun skill!!   ... View Profile
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RockStar Guitar

RockStar Guitar

5.0 3 Reviews
The guitar tutors of this company are focused on meeting the expectations of their students. Choose this well-established school. Check out their inexpensive jazz guitar instruction rate.
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Musical Expressions Of Illinois

Musical Expressions Of Illinois

5.0 3 Reviews
Try this expert if you need help in learning to play guitar. This coach is one of the classical guitar instructor with 29 years of performing experience. They have gained some of the top music instruction reviews from previous customers.
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Marco Heiman's Guitar Lessons

Marco Heiman's Guitar Lessons

5.0 2 Reviews
Have you been searching for a reliable guitar school that provides interactive children's guitar lessons? This pro is proficient in teaching many styles. They are also available for jazz guitar instruction projects.
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Jeff Bravo's Guitar Lessons

Jeff Bravo's Guitar Lessons

5.0 2 Reviews
Learn various guitar playing methods from Jeff Bravo's Guitar Lessons. They also provide easy guitar lessons for beginners. This pro accepts beginner and intermediate students.
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Tony's Rock Guitar Studio

Tony's Rock Guitar Studio

5.0 2 Reviews
Want to have fun learning and playing guitar? I would love to help you do just that! I specialize in teaching beginners and intermediate guitar in all forms of rock plus pop, blues, and alternative. I teach a proven method in allowing students to find a love of playing music that keeps them engaged in the process of learning over the years. Students should be shown how to bring their own personal style and creative expression to their performance. They should also be able to adapt and customize songs in a manner that keeps the songs recognizable and enjoyable, but produces a performance that is uniquely their own. This is a method that I st ... View Profile
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JD's Guitar And Ukulele Experience

JD's Guitar And Ukulele Experience

5.0 2 Reviews
I teach all ages and have instructed 100s of students in over 20 years of teaching. Additionally, I teach and perform professionally on a weekly basis, which means the instruction my students recieve is coming from a place of full-time, real-world experience. As a full time musician and music teacher, I am constantly working on improving my skills both in terms of playing my instrument and in refining the delivery of my knowledge to my students. ... View Profile
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RockStar Guitar

RockStar Guitar

5.0 2 Reviews
Taylor Barnett is among the music instructors who teach kids guitar methods and techniques. This professional is well-versed in providing guitar lessons for beginners. They offer music theory and production, songwriting, voice, piano and guitar tutoring services, among others.
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Eric Thompson Music

Eric Thompson Music

5.0 2 Reviews
Looking for beginner acoustic guitar lessons for kids and adults? This coach also offers music composition, theories and jazz guitar lessons. This team of local guitar tutors will enhance your guitar playing style.
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Logan Square Guitar School

Logan Square Guitar School

5.0 1 Review
Wiebe Ophorst has many years of experience as a guitar and bass instructor for all levels. This pro also offers professional guitar theory courses. He, not only teaches guitar courses, he also teaches drum-set, bass lessons, and voice lessons.
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Arlington School Of Music

Arlington School Of Music

4.0 1 Review
The Arlington School of Music®, a Division of the Arlington Institute of Music and the Performing Arts is the Oldest, independently owned Music Conservatory in Illinois, and the oldest business in downtown Arlington Heights, Illinois founded in 1930 and chartered in 1936.The Arlington School of Music® will help you establish a strong base of Technique, Theory, and Practical Application to your chosen instrument. We specialize in teaching Children of all ages from four (4) years old to adults. Our dedicated music teachers are highly trained professionals inspiring each individual child to love playing ... View Profile
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Dee J Nelson Guitar Lessons

Dee J Nelson Guitar Lessons

5.0 1 Review
My teaching approach: I introduce students to the fundamentals of music theory and guitar technique through learning real music that students listen to and love. My studio also gives aspiring songwriters a chance to record their own songs and have their music professionally critiqued. My influences are: I am a rocker at heart but enjoy teaching multiple genres including Classical Guitar, Rock, Pop, Metal, etc. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio. Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Lessons are held in my studio in Roselle bordering Schaumburg/Elk Grove Vlg or online Via Skype Guitar Techniques: Recordin ... View Profile
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Lessons & Beyond

Lessons & Beyond

5.0 1 Review
Among the music teachers who offers professional guitar instructions for interested learners is Ian. This expert is among the best guitar teachers in Chicago. These professionals are also available for beginner guitar lessons and bass guitar lessons among others in Chicago area.
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Music With Pat Wilt

Music With Pat Wilt

5.0 1 Review
I have a double major in music and have been teaching music skills since the 1980s. In college I learned to play all the band and orchestra instruments to a certain level. It was required at my college to also take "recreation instruments" which accordion and guitar fit this description.  I have been successful at teaching students at all ages. Contact me now for more information!
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Monaco Music Lessons

Monaco Music Lessons

5.0 1 Review
I believe in the power of music, not just as an art for expression but also as an art of discipline and creativity. I try to make each students lessons customized for them as a student (i.e. What they want to play and what level they want to achieve). I take the task of teaching any student seriously and really try to make every lesson an enjoyable experience.
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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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YPAC Yorkville

YPAC Yorkville

5.0 1 Review
Hire YPAC Yorkville if you need one of the jazz guitar teachers who have 5 years of experience. Try YPAC Yorkville, a guitar tutor who teaches skills and corrects flaws in playing techniques. Take a look at their rave comments on Lessons.com.
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All Strings Attached

All Strings Attached

5.0 1 Review
All Strings Attached offers enjoyable and professional guitar lessons for beginners and experienced players. Free guitar lessons are offered for first sessions. This individual is available for anyone.
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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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Guitar Arts

Guitar Arts

5.0 1 Review
Our service sticks our for a variety of reasons:  1) certified by the American Guild of Music, 2) opportunities to participate in bands, including orchestral, 3) opportunities to sample various other instruments as enhancements, 4) never any druggy music, 5) religious, as well as secular music presented, 6) include vocals and vocal coaching, 6) expeienced over 50 years in teaching, performing, orchestral guitar, performance, award winning students and instructors, 7) committee members of the Illinois Music association, 8) founders of Midwest Acoustic Club, Guitars for God, lead instuctor and board member of Guitar Fun Opry Club, 9) full ... 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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Four Winds Vocal Artistry

Four Winds Vocal Artistry

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 that’ – and I find that learning about ... View Profile
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Knight Music Academy

Knight Music Academy

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 Academy offers Suzuki and traditional music lesson ... View Profile
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EriksGuitarLessons.com

EriksGuitarLessons.com

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 and advanced. I’ve also taught music classes at Hea ... View Profile
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Aaron Carlson Guitar Lessons

Aaron Carlson Guitar Lessons

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 Selection, Scales and Exercises, Music Theory, Perform ... View Profile
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Mike O'Cull Guitar Lessons

Mike O'Cull Guitar Lessons

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, Song Writing, Guidance In Equipment Selection ... View Profile
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Tom Mesich Guitar Lessons

Tom Mesich Guitar Lessons

Hi, my name is Tom Mesich. I am a conservatory trained musician with a masters degree in guitar. I've been teaching for 39 years, and my past students include many other teachers in the area. I teach all styles of music, and play all instruments authentically. I'm not a guitarist who happens to teach other instruments. I can teach you what you want to learn. Tell me what it is, and we'll decide the best way to get it done. Lesson prices are $25.00 per half hour in your home (within 8 miles) or $21.00 in my studio at Modern Music in Lisle. If interested please respond by phone or leave VOICE message. Thanks. Tom ... View Profile
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Guitar Lessons for Beginners

Guitar Lessons for Beginners

Want to learn how to play the guitar? Go from knowing nothing about the guitar and learn to play songs everbody loves with this free course.
12 lessons 1.5 hours All levels English
Guitar Chords

Guitar Chords

Learn the best guitar chords, how to read guitar chords, and how to play guitar chords. Easy step-by-step lessons for beginners. Want to check out the lessons?
33 lessons 6.5 hours All levels English
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Frequently asked questions

How much do guitar lessons cost?

The average cost for guitar lessons is $40 per hour. Available for all ages and all skill levels of guitar playing, the pricing of individual or group guitar lessons can start as low as $20/hour. Teachers charge based on their location, years of teaching, levels of knowledge and expertise, and travel time (if applicable). Lessons can last from half an hour to a full hour, and are priced accordingly.


How long does it take to learn guitar?

If you just want to learn a few chords to strum along to some songs, then learning to play the guitar really isn't that hard for most people. Many students are able to learn a few chords and get a decent strumming pattern going after a few weeks. If you've had prior experience playing an instrument, you can expect to pick it up after just a few lessons.


Should I take guitar lessons online or in person lessons?

Private in person guitar lessons with a skilled instructor that is focused on you, your interests, and your progress is the most sought after experience and hard to replicate online. Plus, you tend to learn faster in person. On the other hand, online guitar lessons are quickly becoming popular. The selection of teachers is not limited to those in your geographical area and you can communicate via video in real time with your teacher in the comfort of your home. When filling out your request on Lessons.com, we recommend you select both online and local options, then compare your options and see what works best for you.


How old should children be before starting guitar lessons?

A child as young as 4 can begin to learn if they are really motivated and have a patient, creative, and devoted teacher. However, we've found almost all kids under six are too young to benefit from formal guitar lessons, as they require dexterity and levels of concentration children their age can't provide. That being said, lessons do not need to be formal right off the bat, and can just provide a fun introduction. Also, your child may benefit from using a ukulele to start, as it's smaller and easier to learn, but very similar instrument.

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