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Claire L.
25/hour

Chicago, IL

Artistic College Student Hoping to Work with Creative Kids

I'd be happy to teach basic guitar skills and techniques and proper instrument maintenance and care. My preferred genres are varieties of folk music and late-20th century pop and rock. The acoustic guitar is preferred, but I can also... read more

25/hour
3 hours tutoring
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I'd be happy to teach basic guitar skills and techniques and proper instrument maintenance and care. My preferred genres are varieties of folk music and late-20th century pop and rock. The acoustic guitar is preferred, but I can also... read more

Kyla G.
70/hour

Chicago, IL

Musician/Music Teacher

I have taken several sight-reading and sight-singing classes in college, and it has also been the easiest (and most fun) part of every audition for me. I have perfect pitch and I also greatly understand solfege, intervals, key signatures, time... read more

70/hour
5.0 (84)
189 hours tutoring
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I have taken several sight-reading and sight-singing classes in college, and it has also been the easiest (and most fun) part of every audition for me. I have perfect pitch and I also greatly understand solfege, intervals, key signatures, time... read more

Will S.
45/hour

Oak Park, IL

BACHELORS DEGREE IN MUSIC AND MASTERS DEGREE IN MUSIC

I received top grades in theory in college. I've taught more than 25 private students in music theory. read more

45/hour
5.0 (57)
117 hours tutoring
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I received top grades in theory in college. I've taught more than 25 private students in music theory. read more

Sophia N.
40/hour

Chicago, IL

5+ Years Experienced English and Music Tutor

I started playing piano when I was six years old, and guitar when I was eight. I went through the G Major Music Theory curriculum and was certified by the age of 17! I have taught at Bach-to-Rock, Music and Arts, and Reston... read more

40/hour
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I started playing piano when I was six years old, and guitar when I was eight. I went through the G Major Music Theory curriculum and was certified by the age of 17! I have taught at Bach-to-Rock, Music and Arts, and Reston... read more

Yulia B.
55/hour

Evanston, IL

Professional Percussion and Russian Language Instructor

BM in music performance 2015 Roosevelt University MM in music performance 2018 DePaul University Music theory coach 2017-present Chicago College for Performing Arts Percussion Faculty 2018- present DePaul University read more

55/hour
5.0 (9)
20 hours tutoring
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BM in music performance 2015 Roosevelt University MM in music performance 2018 DePaul University Music theory coach 2017-present Chicago College for Performing Arts Percussion Faculty 2018- present DePaul University read more

Walter A.
65/hour

Arlington Heights, IL

Master's Degree in Music with 20 Years of Experience

I hold a Master's Degree in Music from Northwestern University with a voice emphasis. I have voice studied in Italy, and at the Aspen and Tanglewood Music Festivals. I have taught voice at all levels for 6+ years, and have... read more

65/hour
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I hold a Master's Degree in Music from Northwestern University with a voice emphasis. I have voice studied in Italy, and at the Aspen and Tanglewood Music Festivals. I have taught voice at all levels for 6+ years, and have... read more

Andrew M.
60/hour

Chicago, IL

PhD from the University of Chicago, 10 years of Teaching Experience

I have taught critical writing skills in all of the music courses I have taught at the University of Chicago and at St. Xavier University. These include courses in music history, music theory, world music cultures, and... read more

60/hour
3 hours tutoring
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I have taught critical writing skills in all of the music courses I have taught at the University of Chicago and at St. Xavier University. These include courses in music history, music theory, world music cultures, and... read more

Margo L.
99/hour

Chicago, IL

The Most Effective Voice Coach.

I have been trained in both music theory as well as "playing by ear" at Sherwood Censervatory of Music (1987-2000) and Vandercook College of Music (1994-2001). I have been told by several instructors and critics... read more

99/hour
5.0 (2)
12 hours tutoring
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I have been trained in both music theory as well as "playing by ear" at Sherwood Censervatory of Music (1987-2000) and Vandercook College of Music (1994-2001). I have been told by several instructors and critics... read more

Alexis T.
50/hour

Chicago, IL

Bachelor of Arts in Music, Specializing in Vocal Performance

I have two music degrees specializing in vocal performance. I obtained my Associate of Applied Arts Degree in Professional Music from the School for Music Vocations in Creston, Iowa. In my voice studies, there was a strong... read more

50/hour
5.0 (12)
46 hours tutoring
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I have two music degrees specializing in vocal performance. I obtained my Associate of Applied Arts Degree in Professional Music from the School for Music Vocations in Creston, Iowa. In my voice studies, there was a strong... read more

A.W. S.
25/hour

Glen Carbon, IL

Professional Songwriter with 20+ Years of Experience

A former student of music at Full Sail University, I have practiced the fine art of crafting songs (musically and lyrically) personally and professionally for more than 20 years. I toured professionally for many years and recorded... read more

25/hour
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A former student of music at Full Sail University, I have practiced the fine art of crafting songs (musically and lyrically) personally and professionally for more than 20 years. I toured professionally for many years and recorded... read more

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Illinois Music Tutors Cost $37 - 60 per hour on average

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