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Jon Novi

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  • 48 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours

Bruce D.

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Our daughter (Kivi) started with the recorder in 4th grade, and soon graduated to clarinet. By Middle School, she was taking lessons from a classical teacher who advanced her skills markedly. Upon reaching high school, she was in demand by the jazz band - whose leader persuaded her to take up the saxophone. Kivi loved the sax, and loved jazz, but clarinet remained her first instrument. I thought of the great jazz clarinet players: Pete Fountain at the top of a substantial list. But we could find no one who could teach jazz clarinet. Finally, we attended an event at VanderCook, and one of the presenters gave us Jon's name. Kivi studied with Jon for about two years. I was disappointed with the amount of time Kivi had to spend practicing Jon's lessons - what high schooler has time for anything? Nevertheless, Kivi learned a great deal from Jon, and was the only student to ever perform a clarinet solo in our high school's jazz band history ("Jack the Bear"). Jon was unique in my experience in that he taught what Kivi wanted to learn - rather than imposing a rigid course of instruction. If you are considering private lessons that offer something both valuable and unique, please look no further than Jon Novi.

Debbie A.

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I consider myself an adult 'beginner' student because even though I took lessons for a year or two in my pre-teens, I've long since forgotten how to play the piano or read music. Recently I found Jon Novi through the Thumbtack website. I was thrilled to learn that, right from the start, he would teach me the songs I was most interested in playing – bypassing the uninspiring, rigid, standard training lessons. In fact, we spent our very first session on a song that I've been wanting to play for years, and I enjoyed every minute of it! Jon has the qualities of a great teacher – he's very enthusiastic, positive, and encouraging, as well as a very skilled musician. Best of all, he takes the time to listen to the student, guiding and motivating them to reach their goals.

Jessica Z.

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I've been taking lessons with Jon for over a month now, and have seen my skill grow considerably. He is a wildly talented musician, and equally talented teacher. He has a deep passion for music, and seeing his students grow. Jon marries theory with practice - so if you're a nerd (like me) you'll enjoy the depths of his musical knowledge. I treasure my lessons, and look forward to many more.

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  • 21 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 19 min

Joanne M.

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Review for William Powers I am a non-professional singer interested in improving my overall level of performance in both solo and choral situations. I have worked with Mr. Powers on several occasions in preparation for a vocal recital and an opera performance, and I truly cannot recommend him highly enough! Not only is he great fun to work with, he is able to quickly and accurately assess my strengths and weaknesses as a performer, and offer practical advice that I can put into use immediately. He is particularly effective in helping me bring a song to life by examining the emotional content of the music and lyrics, and then presenting it in such a way as to deeply touch the hearts and minds of my listeners. Whatever your current level of skill as a singer, actor, or public speaker, and whether you are an amateur or professional performer, Mr. Powers can give you the inspiration and the practical tools to move on to a much higher level!

Paul M.

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Bill is an amazing coach and person. He uses all his life experience as well as his profound vocal skill and experience to enhance the process. His style is much different than mine (he is a world class opera singer, and I'm more of a raspy "rock" guy), but he addresses those differences head-on and we make progress where we can and it's fun and beneficial all at the same time. I've always been a bit skeptical of voice coaching, thinking you either have the "pipes" or you don't, but Bill shares technique and perspective that anyone who uses their voice extensively can be helped by. Cheers to Bill!

Audrey G.

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I would not be the singer and artist I am today without the instruction and guidance I received from William Powers. His years of professional operatic experience and enthusiastic teaching style have given me both the tools and technique I need to compete in the extremely demanding field of opera, as well as the confidence to believe in my talents. His support and mentorship continue to shape me as an artist, and any student of voice would be fortunate to have William Powers as a teacher. I recommend him whole-heartedly and without hesitation!

  • 10 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Chicago, IL

Gabriel S.

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Mr. Zimmerman is very patient and considerate. He has supported my practice and encouraged my playing even when I have given up completely. He is so knowledgeable about music that he is able to break everything down into it's simplest forms for me to understand. His philosophy of teaching is clear; he encourages his students to take each piece a sip at a time until it is mastered. I am so fortunate to have met this gem of an instructor and talented artist.

Matt W.

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I've been taking lessons with Shaun for about two years. I've grown as a musician and as a guitar player mastering songs that I struggled with on my own. I've been playing for 16 years and as an advanced student, never run out of things to learn.

Jay H.

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Shaun is a tremendous musician. He's a patient and skilled teacher. On top of that, he is prompt and professional. I'd highly recommend him to guitar students of all skill sets.

  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Niles, IL

Nate G.

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Jerry and the trio were a perfect fit for our event. They provided excellent music and adjusted their volume to the room perfectly. I would highly recommend the trio to anyone looking for solid jazz musicians! Our cocktail party was a huge success and I know Jerry and the gang played a huge role in this. Thanks again guys!

Richard F.

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Jerry is a great musician and a wonderful person to work with. He has played for fundraising events I've run many times. He always engages highly skilled sidemen and he is expert at tailoring the music to fit the ambiance of the event. I look forward to the next time I can hear him play.

George E.

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Jerry and the band we great. Exactly what we were looking for. They were very professional, on time and most importantly they we really good musicians. The music was perfect.

  • Response time: 1 hours
  • Chicago, IL

Hillard C.

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I took sax lessons from Max while he was at Oberlin. He cares about his students and their musical growth. He makes even the most tedious drills fun, especially when he plays the material along with you. He's a fantastic musician as well. I miss working with him.

Chase K.

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I love jazz and the newer styles these musicians were playing. 10/10!!!

Evan L.

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Awesome Musician. I recommend Max highly.

  • 6 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 20 min

Jeremy P.

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Laura Joy recently played at my wedding and was an absolute sensation. Not only did she play the wedding songs we requested (and very well I might add), but she played an array of appropriate wedding songs without the need of any cues form the bride or groom. My wife and I were honored that she played our wedding (you would be too) and would love to see her play again anytime, anywhere. Come to Japan!

Hannah N.

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Laura and the band played at my 30th/my dad's 60th birthday party. They were very easy to contact and work with. Everyone at the party loved listening to them play!

Stuart B.

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Great job and great singer. Cheers Laura!

  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 hours
  • Chicago, IL

Marissa A.

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Kathryn was exactly what I envisioned when I set out to find a jazz singer for my father in law's birthday party. Her voice is seriously gorgeous and she was very easy to work with. She was flexible with me throughout our time planning the gig and was able to accommodate all of my requests. While her song list is quite vast, there were a few special tunes she specifically learned for this event and they sounded fabulous. She found the perfect accompaniment in a very talented guitar player as well. Throughout the time Kathryn performed and for hours afterwards I received compliments from other guests for finding such a talented duo. The men and women alike were very impressed with the quality of music, song selections, appearance, and demeanor of both musicians. Everyone thought the music really added something special to the party. Most importantly, my father in law was absolutely amazed with what wound up being the perfect gift for him. He was very impressed and I was so happy to see his face when Kathryn sang one of the songs she especially learned for us. He'll never forget it. I'd hire Kathryn again in a heartbeat.

Liz P.

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Kathryn and her fellow musicians are very talented and professional. Guests at our wedding reception were impressed and enjoyed their performance. Would highly recommend their jazzy style.

Fern L.

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Kathryn did a superb job. Lovely voice and guitar with a second guitarist. I definitely recommend her. It was the perfect background music.

  • 9 years in business
  • Chicago, IL

Heather D.

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Dave has been teaching my son for the past six years. My son always looks forward to his time spent with Dave. Dave is kind, patient, and fun. Dave instills a passion for music. As an educator, I believe that passion is crucial for learning. It's what makes learning so enjoyable. Not only is Dave a talented musician but an excellent teacher. In addition to his musical and teaching talents, Dave is reliable, flexible, and professional.

Fraline J A.

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Dave Brandwein has worked with our son since 2012. He was 12 years old when he began taking lessons and he is now a senior in high school. Dave's drum instruction is exceptional and helped our son matriculate into elite jazz and ensemble programs. Dave is always professional and has a great one-on-one relationship with our son.

Rachel R.

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My daughter has been taking drum lessons from Dave for over three years. Her percussion skills and love of different musical genres has continuously and vigorously grown. Dave is always upbeat and professional during the lessons and his visits are an important part of our week.

  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 15 hours
  • Chicago, IL

Jacklin M.

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Greg is the best! He is an incredibly talented musician. He is B able to adapt any piece to your abilities. He wants you to play pieces you're interested in. His encouragement was kind, but firm-- which is exactly what I needed. He held me to a high standard that I was eager to meet. He has a great sense of humor, which made lessons fun and stress free. I highly recommend Greg!

Joshua R.

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Greg is very personable and patient, and knowledgeable. He is a professional pianist as well as a teacher, so he brings an extra element of skill and experience to his teaching.

  • 35 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Rolling Meadows, IL

Joe R.

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Ken did a wonderful job from our initial meeting, helping us with arrangements and ideas to the ceremony itself! His playing was beautiful. He has a great list of songs and learned a song we requested. He listened well and was easy to work with. He was also very helpful working with our vocalist. I highly recommend Ken!

Julie T.

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Ken was fantastic. He played for my parents 50th wedding anniversary vow renewal ceremony and put together a perfect arrangement of music and played beautifully. I could not be happier with his service. I would definitely call on him again or recommend him to anyone.

Dean D.

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A great musician in fantastic performer that works well with a variety of venues, client and guests preferences.

  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 27 min
  • Villa Park, IL

Programs, Arlington Heights Memorial Library S.

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The Alba Quartet played a performance recently for the Arlington Heights Memorial Library, as part of both our Sunday Musicale series, and our One Book, One Village initiative. Carlyn went above and beyond to connect with the One Book, One Village title, "The Geography of Genius", talking about the life and genius of Mozart, and playing his works beautifully. The audience absolutely loved the performance, as you can see below from a few of the comments we received in our online program survey: “Enjoyable performance by the Alba Quartet” “I wasn't expecting the flutist to speak, but truly appreciated how she 'narrated' the quartet's performance. Her comments were informative, interesting, insightful, funny and tied to the book Geography of Genius. I liked the way the other musicians introduced themselves by talking about where they are from and where they've studied/performed music, again linking to the book.” “The quartet members are skilled musicians and seemed very happy to be part of the program at the library. Unless we could have sipped champagne during the performance, I can't think of a single way to improve the experience. Thank you!” “Excellent musical group which did an exceptional job of playing Mozart's music!” “Beautiful music and a lovely selection of Mozart works. Very interesting tidbits of info on Mozart as well. We thoroughly enjoyed the program” Many thanks to the Alba Quartet for providing the Arlington Heights community with such a high-caliber music program!

Melissa S.

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Carlyn has worked many different gigs for me, personally and professionally. A specific occasion in my personal life, was our wedding. It was an outdoor affair at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle. Even though I have a degree in music, I had very few ideas for what might work for that specific venue. Carlyn is very accommodating to her clients wishes, but provides excellent consultative service when the client is ambivalent or just overwhelmed with the planning process of the event. She is punctual, has a vast network of service providers, and even recommended the officiant for our ceremony. Carlyn is a top notch musician, with a lovely personality. it is easy to talk to her and work with her to match the needs of the event. She works very hard to stay at the top of her craft, and it shows. Please consider her for your next special event. You won't be disappointed.

Karen B.

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Carlyn has provided a pianist to play at a reception I host in Chicago for over ten years. Her talent is wonderful, friendly, shows up on time and stays late. I have developed a strong friendship with "George" and request that he play for us every year. My trip to Chicago would not be the same without seeing my good friend, and awesome pianist! Carlyn is easy to work with and provides the talent to ensure that you will have a superb function. I recommend her without reservation!

  • Hampshire, IL

Robin L.

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Allison Cannon is not only a decided musician, but she is also passionate about teaching others. I've known Allison for eight years now and have heard her skill level advance with each passing year. She is hands down one of the most talented musicians I know for her age, and quite frankly most anywhere. She has done a multitude of performances and comes highly recommended by a well renown director, Patrick Henning. If you have the opportunity to work with this shinning-young, talented musician take everything you can in! She will teach you the skill you wish to have from the skill that still surpasses most well known artists.

Eric N.

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Allison is a fantastic musician and a wonderful person! I've had the pleasure of knowing Allison for years and I can honesty say she is a one of a kind! Her bubbling personality is contagious and you can't help but smile when you're with her!

Nick K.

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Allison recommended the best chord book I ever used. She is very good at listening to and enhancing your own style.

  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours
  • Lemont, IL

Jamison A.

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Dollar for dollar, hiring The Band Sundance was the best decision we made in our wedding budget. The band gave us a great experience from beginning to end. We had numerous guests say we had the best or one of the best receptions they have ever attended because of the music and our dancing (obviously aided by the music). They kept asking where I found them and how much I must have paid to book them. As great as the band was, they did not detract from us as a couple. Jim and the band planned everything to cater to us. They provided a DJ for the breaks, and a few songs we wanted outside of their repertoire were played on break. They even let me sit in for a song. I found them through this site, and did a lot of other research on them before booking. We wanted a band who could provide the 1940s big band sound for swing dancing and also play contemporary rock, pop, and country with everything in between (50s, Elvis, 80s, polkas, waltzes, etc.). Moreover, we wanted a band who played both “In the Mood”and “Uptown Funk” well. Hard to find, huh? Well, here they are. They read the crowd well and knew what songs to play to keep people excited and on the dance floor. They have a full sound with keyboards, drum set, lead guitar, bass guitar, trumpet, sax, and vocals, and they blended very well as a ensemble. They helped give our reception such an amazing energy. This praise might seem effusive from anyone who has not seen them, but you cannot go wrong with these guys.

Terry C.

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This band is terrific! They ran everything from the moment the evening started, right up to the last song! Jim Rallis did all the entrance announcements for the bridal party, and made each individual person feel special! We were able to set up our own song list and they performed each song perfectly! Very professional, and absolutely a blast to party with. There was never any down time, when the band took a break, Jim turned into a DJ and the floor never emptied! This was a very special night for my daughter and l, the band set it up for me to surprise my daughter during the father daughter dance by having me sing our special song to her with a wireless mic, we will never forget that moment! The band is very easy to work with, they performed special requests, allowed several of our guests to sing and play with the band, and had the bride and groom up on stage singing and hammering away on the cowbell! They made our night very personal as if they were part of the family. Angie also took pictures and videos from the stage that were unbelievable, this was something our photographer wasn't able to get, and a totally different perspective! If your looking for a band that can do it all, this is it! Terry & Mary Jo

Paul B.

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Do not have enough words to express how great the Band Sundance was for our wedding. Their ease of communication beforehand put both of us at ease that we would not have to worry about this vendor. The bands choice of songs kept everyone of all age groups on the dance floor. We received numerous compliments of the band. Whether it was when they were playing, or when they catered to other music the crowd liked when they were on break. Their professionalism, talent, and love of getting people out on the dance floor is second to none. I wish we could have had more time with the Band Sundance, and would recommend them to anyone looking to have a live band. Whether it was 70s-90s music or country music, the Band Sundace put on an amazing show. Also the fact they took candid photos while playing was something that went above and beyond what you woould expect of a band. Again, there are not enough words to express how great they were at our wedding.

  • 22 years in business
  • Naperville, IL

Brad R.

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Steve is a great guy and a wonderful musician. Steve graduated the year before I started high school. He came back to help the saxophone section learn music for marching band and along the way, gave many valuable pointers to help us all know our instruments better and grow as young musicians. Almost 20 years later and I still regard him as an inspiration to my musical endeavors.

Philip V.

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I have worked with Steve and all I can say is I'm constantly blown away. He has an amazing talent with a wonderful and humble personality to match. He's played with the greats and shares that experience with everything he does.

Russ S.

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Steve has worked with many outstanding teachers and musicians over the years, and shares the techniques he has learned and his love of music with all the students he has worked with.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours
  • Elgin, IL

Rue M.

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Pete and I regularly performed, wrote music and recorded albums together in Shenzhen, China from 20012-2014. I've traveled the world and have performed/collaborated w musicians from all walks of life. Without a doubt, Pete is one of the best. His unique melodic & harmonic guitar colorings are essential in what set him apart from other composers. Pete knows how to listen to each song and write to meet the needs of that song. Pete is also a seasoned music teacher, having 3-5 years of classroom teaching of guitar, ukulele in China as well as private lessons in the US over the last decade. And then there's performing: Pete's performed in all manner of venues, all types of bands and with eclectic and unique musicians. There's very little he hasn't experienced and so much that he is able to assist in helping student's develop. Whether you want to develop your guitar chops, learn how to song- write, pro tips and pointers on performance - Trust me, Pete Kruse is your mentor. I'm his peer and I have learned countless skills from him. He gets my full recommendation. If you're looking to book him to perform for your function, you'll be very happy with your entertainment!

Rue M.

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Pete and I regularly performed, wrote music and recorded albums together in Shenzhen, China from 20012-2014. I've traveled the world and have performed/collaborated w musicians from all walks of life. Without a doubt, Pete is one of the best. His unique melodic & harmonic guitar colorings are essential in what set him apart from other composers. Pete knows how to listen to each song and write to meet the needs of that song. Pete's written well over 3 albums worth of music and has produce a few of his own music videos. Pete is also a seasoned music teacher, having 3-5 years of classroom teaching of guitar, ukulele in China as well as private lessons in the US over the last decade. And then there's performing: Pete's performed in all manner of venues, all types of bands and with eclectic and unique musicians. Theres very little he hasn't experienced. Whether you want to develop your guitar chops, learn how to song write, pro tips and pointers on performance - Trust me, Pete Kruse is your mentor. I'm his peer and I have learned countless skills from him. He gets my full recommendation.

Mary S.

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Pete is an awesome teacher. I was able to learn many chords within a 2 month time period. Now I regularly sing at open mic's with my guitar instead of having my friend play guitar for me. I definitely recommend Pete as a guitar teacher.

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Chicago, IL

Bonnie N.

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What can we say? From the moment we "met" Maggie here on Thumbtack, we knew we were in the hands of a real pro. Our discussions on the type of music and "feel" that was wanted at our daughters wedding was met with enthusiasm, musical knowledge and true professionalism. Maggie's voice is pure and the musicians she was accompanied by were sublimely talented. Thankyou Maggie, for everything!

Christopher W.

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Maggie is a dynamic, fun, soulful performer. Always entertaining, always a good time!

Samantha M.

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Sang solo during my wedding ceremony

  • Oak Park, IL

Mickey A.

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I got to Taylor's class every Saturday, and have a great time! We learn to play each drum part of a rhythm. It is part history lesson and carrying on tradition of the song. In his class you can drop in and be able to play with no experience necessary! I think everyone should try one class, because you might be surprised how you like! you get to go away with worldly knowledge from a worldly man who has patience and fun all in one!

Joanna K.

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Amazing teacher! High level musician, who knows how to teach.

  • 22 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 11 min

Jane H.

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I actually like everything about Christopher Laughlin's School of Music. We have been with the school for almost 10 years. Both of my boys play instruments and I have seen them grow tremendously as musicians. The instructors are excellent, there are opportunities for performance, and Chris & his staff go out of their way to accomodate what are often crazy schedules. If you want your child to develop a true love of music, learn how to make music, and be comfortable performing -- look no further than this school.

Lauren G.

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My son learned to play guitar there at the age of 5. He is now 12 and has continued his lessons and has formed a Rock Band where they all practice and perform through the music school. They have all learned a tremendous amount and it continues to be a wonderful experience for them.

  • 10 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 12 hours

Grace B.

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“Ms. Corie is an excellent Suzuki teacher with an outstanding musical background. My daughter learned a lot during a year of lessons with her before she moved out to continue studying for her masters degree in music. She is fun and yet very patient. She was always prepared to teach her classes and made my daughter comfortable in each lesson. She made learning music easy and fun at the same time by playing games. I also loved the group classes she provided where every student got to play their solos/duets and give feedback to each other. Ms. Corie also performed at the end of group classes which was always a treat for everyone, but made my daughter motivated to practice more to get better. What I loved about Ms. Corie is that she cared about her students learning. She was also very dedicated and wants the best for her students. She was truly an inspiration to our family especially for my daughter. I couldn’t have asked for a better teacher than Ms. Corie. I highly recommend her.” Grace Burns

Nicole V.

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Corie was my daughter’s first private violin teacher, and she was the perfect foundation for not just the love of the instrument but also the precise technique and skills needed to develop a true musician. Even years later, my daughter’s current teachers are impressed with the solid foundation she received under Corie’s tutelage. Corie made learning a challenging instrument fun at an age-appropriate level without giving up on any high standards. Whether it was learning to read music, developing ear and intonation, or perfecting a bow hold, Corie had multiple ways to teach, to address habits and difficulties, and to share experiences with the larger studio in group lessons. We still use her teaching reminders and phrases during practices sessions. With Corie’s violin lessons, you get more than just basic instruction; you get a surprisingly well-rounded introduction to true musicianship.

LuAnn O.

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Corie is an amazing violin teacher! Corie taught my 2 boys for 1.5 years when they were just beginning violin. I am so grateful that she made it such a treasured experience and that 3 years later they still delight in playing. I think that her ability to really connect with each of them is what helped them to really enjoy the instrument and delight in playing. She is a remarkable violinist, teacher and has a heart of gold.

  • 5 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours

Patrick L.

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Artist collective is a very professional business that has the musician in their best interest. I personally have worked with them and it was so nice to have them take care of the "business" end, so I could concentrate on the creative end with my band. AC set us up with a photo/video shoot and it was a success! Highly recommended by us!!

Cory B.

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Vinnie is a very talented musician with a wide range of genres. He took requests and rocked them all! We got compliments all night on Vinnie's performance! He was the best part of our event! Highly recommended!!!

Michelle C.

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I own Fork It Over Catering and I recommend Vinnie to any of my clients that are looking for a great musician. Vinnie is very talented and super professional! I highly recommend him!!

Lin K.

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After seeing a performance by Alex I asked him to work with me in the future on a dance piece. His technique, clarity, and expressiveness were outstanding then and later when he performed in a new solo I created on a guest artist from a dance company in Israel. He was a pleasure to work with in the process and the final product. I would recommend him to anyone, anywhere, at any time and look forward to working with him again.

Lin Batsheva K.

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Alex was a pleasure to work with. I found him to be communicative, mature, and highly expressive and technically outstanding as a musician. He played cello in a dance piece I created for a professional dancer from abroad. We both felt that was excellent in the process and performance. I recommend him to anyone, anywhere, anytime. Professor Lin Batsheva Kahn 2017 DePaul Excellence in Teaching Honoree

Anna C.

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Alex, is a very responsible person, excellent cellist and musician.He was a counselor for me at my cello camp this summer, I found him to be helpful as a teacher, coach, counselor. He was willing to help with just about anything that needed to be done.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 hours
  • Chicago, IL

Levi C.

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I have hired and been hired by Henry Smith on multiple occasions. He is a well organized bandleader and reliable musician who always puts his best foot forward in all his musical projects. Additionally, his personal training focuses on building a foundational understanding of harmony and trumpet technique which is valuable for his students, both new and experienced.

Jim K.

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Did a great job working with the students in my middle school jazz ensemble. He helped students form combos and did a great job helping young trumpet players develop their range and sound.

Lauren L.

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I hired Henry's quartet for my company's banquet and they were wonderful! On time and sounded great. Thanks!

  • 13 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • La Grange, IL

Janice Z.

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Ada has taught both of my daughters music, paino, and violin for 8yrs. I am proud of them and I owe it all to Ada. She is a strict teacher but makes her music lessons interesting and fun. She has steered my daughters in the right direction in choosing music peices, instruments, and orchestras. Ada has always been available and helpful with any concerns I've had.

Stephen S.

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My children have had lessons with Ada for the past 3 years. One plays the piano and one plays the violin. They have both come a long way thanks to Ada. She is a very good teacher. She can be strict but in a good way and makes the lessons fun. She does a great job of motivating the kids - they actually look forward to their lessons each week!

Rebecca B.

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Ada has been teaching both my children for years (cello & piano) They have both grown as musicians. She has taught them how to read music and play. We respect and love Ada!

  • 11 years in business
  • Chicago, IL

Neil G.

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I have been taking lessons from Aaron for 2 1/2 yrs. Arron has showed me things and has me doing things on the guitar that I only dreamed about doing. He is THE BEST

Pat M.

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We hired Davin to handle the music for a friend's memorial service. We did not give him much time, but he was able to quickly hire musicians and pick songs and interlude music which added so much to the service. Afterward, many people commented on his beautiful and touching performance and on how powerful the music was. He added so much to the service and we will always be grateful for the way he helped to honor our friend. We highly recommend him.

  • 3 years in business
  • Elmhurst, IL

About

We are offering a live dance music from the '60s to the '70s, consisting of a three piece trio with professional seasoned musicians. The band is self-contained with PA and lights. The band has versatile list of songs to fit any occasion.

  • South Elgin, IL

About

I am a solo pianist. The genres of music I can play include jazz, rock, new age, Christian, gospel, southern gospel, and pop. I am 18 years old and have been playing for 11 years. I have had the opportunity to play with well-known musicians. Music is one of my greatest passions.

  • 20 years in business
  • Forest Park, IL

About

I play in many events as a solo acoustic, but also can assemble and lead bands of any style and size. I'm an accomplished saxophonist as well, and have recorded and toured with many renowned artists. On the days I'm not playing or rehearsing, you'll find me in my well-equipped attic studio writing and recording original music for my band, The E-mics. I do record and produce other acts, including Dave Tamkin, Scottie Long, Holiday House, and many more.

  • 6 years in business
  • Chicago, IL

About

Both Hannah & Leyla are professionals with 17 years experience each on their instruments, & have been performing together since they started. Having attended middle school, high school, & college together, they are extremely dedicated to their craft & are very close friends. Hannah & Leyla both have degrees in Music Composition, enjoying writing & arranging on the side, & perform in local orchestras, as solo artists, & with various bands, local & national.

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