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Aaron F.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Bachelor in Music from Boston Conservatory
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Aaron F.

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Learn the basics of music theory and how to apply concepts to composition, improvisation, and performance.

About Aaron

I am fascinated by the learning process, and I enjoy finding the most effective and enjoyable ways for each student to learn and practice. I have many years of experience teaching all ages and levels. My students have earned spots in orchestras such as the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra, the

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Valerie A.
I’m really learning! Three short lessons and I can play a couple of songs. Aaron will take you wherever you want to go with your instrument with your own goals. He is interesting and fun!
Cicely J.
Aaron has done a great job. My daughter looks forward to her lesson every week!
Katherine
Aaron spends quality time with our daughter and goes through material that is appropriate for her playing level. We are extremely pleased with his attention to her positioning and bowing. Great thanks to his teaching to help our daughter to work on skills!
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Daniel A.

23 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Chinese-Mandarin
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • A.F.A. Fine Arts-Music from Harper College
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Daniel A.

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Music Theory is a personal specialty of mine. As a composer I took to theory immediately in my college studies and always enjoy learning more and more. If you need tutoring for high school or college level music theory courses, this is where you need to be. If you are a composer and want to see your works improve, this is also where you want to start.

About Daniel

In addition to teaching music, I have also worked as a special education assistant and wrestling/track coach at Lake Zurich Middle School South and an assistant Kung Fu/Tai Chi instructor at Green Mountain Arts in Logan Square, Chicago, Illinois. Jazz piano, Guitar, Singing, and Composition are my m

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Alicia T.
Great teacher. He has patience and so much knowledge. Lessons are going well, I've made more progress in 3 meetings than I did in months with my previous teacher.
Jessica
My son had his first guitar lesson with Daniel and he LOVED it. He's asked me every day since if we get to go back today. This is an incredible win for me, because he never wants to go anywhere that doesn't have video games.
Kristin L.
I've been really struggling to get myself back into playing seriously. I was so nervous reaching out to ask for help, but signing up for lessons with Dan is seriously the best decision I've made! He's got a great approach, really pushes you to believe in yourself, which is huge for me!

He's professional, easy going, and easy to get in touch with, but he's also holding me accountable. Something which I definitely need! Just all around a positive experience!
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Philip S.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $67
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded John Erskine Prize from The Juilliard School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Philip S.

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Music theory is like a map. It is ESSENTIAL for any musician looking to increase their instrumental fluency, compositional ideas, and improvisational ease. Whether you've never read a note of music in your life, or are interested in finding smooth modulations for your new tune, I can help!

About Philip

Even while getting my Bachelor and Master’s degrees at The Juilliard School, I knew that I wanted to explore more kinds of music. Strong fundamentals are necessary for every student, but from there every student should be able to explore the music that inspires them! I’ve spent over 13 years fus

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Jocelyn
Philip is not only an amazing musician, but is one of the most diverse and creative teachers I know. If you are considering cello teachers, then look no further!
Joey Chang
Amazing musician
Katherine
Classical, pop, improv, you name it. Philip will teach you everything and anything!
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Glenn S.

33 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Awarded signed songwriter from BD4N Records
  • Teaching since 1979
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Glenn S.

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BA in music composition. Theory, writing, arranging, electronic and digital techniques

About Glenn

Hi, I'm Glenn. Thank you for viewing my profile. I've been teaching students for over 20 years, playing all styles and levels of music, from day-one beginners to seasoned pros seeking to sharpen their playing skills. I teach both traditional notation and tablature, writing my own teaching methods

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TERESA S.
Very knowledgeable. He's a good teacher with great people skills.
Vanessa T.
Glenn is the best!
Jeffrey
Glenn is a great instructor. He is so patient and has a no-pressure style of learning that makes it fun. Highly recommend him......
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James P.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $39
  • Speaks French
  • Awarded Song Of The Year from West Coast Songwriters
  • BA Music from Rutgers University
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James P.

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My BA had an emphasis in "classical" music theory but I'm also well versed in jazz theory and pop and rock. My understanding of music plays a role in everything I play and write. I love it and love teaching it.

About James

I've played keyboards and sang professionally for the last 25 years. During that time my home has been in the San Francisco Bay Area but I have performed all over the country and have toured several times in Germany, Switzerland, and Japan. I’m a two time winner of the West Coast Songwriters “S

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Steve K.
James is very easy to follow..Very relaxed. He is clearly comfortable with his instrument so I feel in good hands..I look forward to working with him to hone my piano playing!
Michele L.
I came away from my lesson with James feeling so happy and knowing that he will be teaching and encouraging me all the way going forward. I am actually lost for words to express what an incredibly positive experience I had today. I am also looking forward to my grand daughter taking lessons from James now too. I feel I got lucky that James is the teacher that was found for me.
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Marcus C.
First lesson for my grandson and James was excellent, looking forward to future lessons.
Thanks James.
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Gabbi C.

34 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Bachelor of Music - Jazz Performance (Voice) from West Australian Academy of Performing Arts (Edith Cowan University)
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
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Gabbi C.

34 Reviews
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From those who are currently learning an instrument, to those who have learned by ear and want to enhance their knowledge, everyone can benefit from music theory lessons. Aside from the basics, I like to introduce theoretical concepts and analysis into the pieces or songs my students are already learning, so they have a deeper understanding of what it is they're playing or singing.

About Gabbi

I am a professional vocalist and composer, with a BFA and BMus in Jazz Performance, and over 12 years of performance and recording experience internationally, including appearances at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center with NY's premiere a cappella ensemble Khorikos, and the Knitting Factory with Broo

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Erik
Gabbi is a great teacher, and has helped me push through my learning anxieties through her lessons. She is very friendly and personable and passionate about music. Definitely recommend!
Jade
Gabbi was great, looking forward to the next lesson.
Arlo
Gabbi has been great with my 8-year-old, really good at keeping him engaged and excited about learning.

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"I play in a rock band that wanted to add some Sinatra type jazz songs to our repertoire. I was tasked to play bass with which I had very little experience. I decided to take some lessons with Gary to learn a little jazz theory and technique. He was a wonderful teacher. He focused in on exactly what I needed quickly and pointed me toward resources that I could use to improve. Despite my limited abilities, Gary was always patient and displayed good humor. When I needed him to write a bass line for me quickly so that I could take it on vacation, he made the time to make sure that I had what I needed. I enjoyed our lessons and recommend him highly. Gary is a teacher who truly cares about his students."
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Took Music Theory lessons from Gary R.
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"Adam explains things in a way that makes you think critically about the subject and gives logical ways to work through theory problems. HES THE BEST IMSTRUCTOR EVER! I would not have passed theory without him"
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Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"Adam was great! Very helpful. The only thing that was difficult was finding times to get together. I know that many in the class struggled to meet with Adam. Other than that, keep it up!"
Madeline
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"Very patient with me. I'm not the fastest learner, so Michelle's delicate and meticulous approach was very effective."
Jose
Took Music Theory lessons from Michelle T.
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"Adam tutored me in music theory. He is incredibly smart, patient, and his teaching is really easy to understand. I really enjoyed learning from him!"
Julia
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"Julie is a professional Instructor who quickly identifies the level of her students. 

Her energy and sense of humor are contagious and stimulating. 

When we laugh we increase endorphin in our brain which helps us to remember what we learn. 

Thank you Julie for instruction and the pleasure of learning. :)"
Marlena
Took Music Theory lessons from Julie L.
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"Vasily is a knowledgable and patient teacher and a creative artist."
Daisy
Took Music Theory lessons from Vasiliy M.
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"Gregory Valens Luv is a phenomenal vocal coach. He's very detailed in teaching you structure of the body to relax you and open you up for singing. I love his technique. I find myself very relaxed and limber which brings out the best in me. He's very creative and shares various types of vocalizations to help you with every style of music. He's also got a sweet spirit and that makes it very enjoyable to come to class."
Tresa Brown
Took Music Theory lessons from Gregory V.
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"He made me feel very comfortable and it was my first lesson, ever."
Fred
Took Music Theory lessons from Axel O.
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"I worked with Madeline while I was taking my music theory classes and she was great at helping me simplify and understand the content. She worked well with people at all different levels and always had these small tricks to make things easier."
Emily
Took Music Theory lessons from Madeline H.
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