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Jon Novi
5.0
from 38 reviews
  • 48 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kelly S.
Verified review

I sought Mr. Novi out after taking a long hiatus from piano. I have had many piano teachers but Mr. Novi is definitely one of the most fun and enthusiastic teachers I've had. I have had many years of classical piano instruction but am completely new to jazz. Mr. Novi will give me suggestions on new pieces to learn, but ultimately leaves choosing what I learn up to me, no matter what style I want to learn (classical, jazz, rock n' roll, etc). Because of this I never see practicing as a chore since I am only playing the pieces that I truly enjoy. Mr. Novi is a fantastic musician himself, it's very inspiring to listen to him play! I would absolutely recommend Mr. Novi for anyone interested in studying piano.

  • 38 years in business
  • 82 hires on Thumbtack
Deanna B.
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Future Guitarist!!!! Don't wait any longer to get in touch with Ben to set up your first lesson. He has been the BEST guitar teacher I have ever had & I have had several. I just kick myself for procrastinating in getting started with him because I have had such poor teachers in the past that I figured this would be another failure. Ben is an outstanding guitar teacher!! He has developed a program for beginners that needs to be patented & the way he delivers it & teaches it will make any wanna be beginner guitarist a Star. Ben genuinely cares & takes a lot of pride in teaching. He has amazing patience & is encouraging. He understands & adjusts the way he teaches accordingly to your needs & comes up with other ways of wording it or positioning to where his student finally gets it & understands. He pushes you just enough to where you are excited and not discouraged or frustrated. Ben is extremely professional. I have learned so much through him in 8 lessons than I have through trying to self teach by online YouTube videos or even paid online subscriptions. He simplifies it & builds your skills. He has set me up in this short amount of time to be a player now & has given me the tools to be able to play songs instead of just tinkering. His teaching rate is the most affordable i have ever seen & I plan on staying with him & continuing until we have both exhausted our resources. I can now call myself a guitarist. Thank you so much Ben!!

Midwest Guitar Institute
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Tim F.
Verified review

Mike is very knowledgeable and great at putting the information into a context that you can understand. He clearly has a knack for teaching guitar. I'm taking advanced lessons and feel like I already learned a lot just in our 1hr consultation. I'm looking forward to continue working with him and definitely suggest him to anyone looking to learn guitar. Having lessons in a studio is also a big bonus!

Jeremie Witz
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Augustana H.
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I just had my first lesson with Jeremie a couple of weeks ago, and he was wonderful! He was very professional, but really fun, and was able to answer any questions I had with ease. The first lesson was very manageable but I felt like I was learning a lot the entire time. Also, he was very polite and respectful when it came to pointing out things that I needed to do differently. I would definitely recommend Jeremie to anyone who is looking for guitar lessons!

Krusin' Music
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Jim R.
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Pete taught our son James guitar lessons for about two years. James had never played guitar prior to meeting with Pete, and I was impressed by Pete's patience, optimism and professionalism at every lesson. James can now play several pop songs and even some beginner classical music. Thanks Pete!

Lena Vinz
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Randy S.
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Lena taught my daughter guitar lessons for a little over years. She was great! Very patient and excellent teacher. She always made the lessons enjoyable. Would highly recommend Lena to anyone looking to learn or further their guitar skills.

Altered Stage
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Michael G.
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I got SO much more than I asked for connecting with Altered Stage. Not only does my membership get me access to unlimited guitar lessons with an awesome teacher, it also includes a great space with all the equipment needed, a welcoming community of likeminded and friendly recreational musicians, and the chance to play on-stage with my fellow members once/month. I went from being the guy who could play chords and learn simple songs through tabs to someone who understands music theory and feels comfortable jamming with strangers at the drop of a hat. A huge change from where I started and not at all what I expected. AS gives members the chance to get involved as little or as much as one wants. I could not recommend them more to musicians at any level.

Gayle M.
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I took guitar lessons from Fran. He is a very soulful and talented person. As a teacher, he is knowledgeable and helped me accelerate in my journey to learn guitar. You can't go wrong with Fran. He is one of the best!

Kimberlyrics
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Gail G.
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I have 2 taking piano lessons here and Kimberly is excellent at keeping them engaged and motivated to learn. She is responsive to concerns and suggestions. We adore her.

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  • 31 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rob D.
Verified review

Paul is very knowledgeable in the art of guitar. He keeps the lessons fun and interesting and he gives very good exercises to practice at home. He is an awesome guitar teacher and I would highly recommend him.

  • 22 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Larry S.
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My wife wanted to take guitar lessons as sort of a refresher. I came across an Eric Kinkel website and found out that he gives guitar lessons. My wife called him for rates and times. She also mentioned to him that she has an older guitar and didnt know if would be suitable for lessons. As it turned out Eric was nearby and offered to. stop in and give an opinion on the guitar. Eric had one of his guitars with him and my wife talked him in to playing. That sealed the deal! He is really very accomplished and played incredibly well. Back to her guitar . . .there were minor issues for which he recommended a "guitar guy" who did great jub of fixing the tuning keys, changed the strings and made a few more tweaks for under a hundred dollars. That worked out great. Maybe this was a bit lengthy but the whole experience was nice for my wife. She wound up taking 4 each 1 hour long lessons to clear off the cob webs. I thought it would be good to pass this on because providers like Eric are becoming scarce. If you are near the Chicago Northwest. Suburbs and considering guitar lessons, definately give Eric a shout.

Joe Cropin
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Mary N.
Verified review

Joe is a wonderful guitar teacher! I'm able to learn some popular songs as well as learning the right way to make chords and notes. He's really patient, and takes the time to really help me. I know he's also recorded and played professionally, and I highly recommend him!

  • 10 years in business
Greta F.
Verified review

I've been studying with Miss Brown for a few years now. I had always wanted to play piano so when I retired I took lessons with her. Now I'm learning to play guitar. She makes everything easy to understand. I'm learning so much. Really nice and great teacher!

Rock Star Music Academy
5.0
from 1 review
    Michael A.
    Verified review

    The staff at Rockstar are easy to work with and friendly. I am an adult who takes guitar lessons. My son takes drum lessons and my daughter takes guitar lessons. Rockstar's instructors work well with kids and adults. The facility is clean and constantly updated. There is a clean bathroom and a comfortable waiting area. Their instructors are also working musicians so their lessons are applicable to real life experience.

    About

    I've been playing guitar for 8 years, self taught, and love to play with people. Currently playing bass in a indie/folk/punk band, still working out our sound.

    About

    I offer guitar and brass lessons as well as mixing and editing lessons. I also offer theory tutoring, arranging and composing services.

    About

    If you wanna have some fun with learning the guitar and not just learn from some boring teacher, I'm your guy.

    About

    I offer private guitar instruction for any skill level. Tailor-made plans are varying upon students' interests. Whether you are interested in learning your favorite songs, writing your own music, improvisation, or theory, I can provide you with the tools and guidance to develop skill and an effective practice routine.

    • 5 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    About

    I have an unending passion for music, and work as hard as I can at it. I try to put my values into my music as well.

    About

    I teach individual guitar lessons that focus on the needs of each student. I will travel to your home, or I may have clients at my apartment. No experience is necessary by the student. This will be catered to your taste!

    • 6 years in business
    About

    My rates are as follows: - $40/hr. at a student's home within 10 miles of Wood Dale, IL - $20/hr. at my studio in Wood Dale - $15/30-minute lesson via Skype I am a guitar teacher with over 10 years of experience teaching all different styles of music, including blues, folk, acoustic, funk, ska, rock, metal, melodic, country, classical, punk, alternative, and various other melodies. I have played concerts all over the state of Illinois, and I have taught many students throughout the years. I teach beginning, intermediate, and advanced players. I am very passionate at what I do, and I will guide you through the proper steps in becoming a great guitar player. Playing music takes a lot of time and patience as well as a lot of practice playing by yourself and in front of people. I am very relaxed and motivated to help my students learn, and I will guide you through everything. I would prefer that students bring their own guitars, so that you would be more comfortable playing their own instrument. If you can't or do not have one, I have guitars here that you may use but during our sessions only. Check out my video. With a lot of practice and a lot of studying, I can show you how to play like a pro and have fun! Lesson Details In my curriculum, students will start off by learning the basics of the guitar, knowing the parts and accessories and so forth. Then, we will move on to tuning and perfect pitch. As we move on, students will learn how to build and maintain a rhythm. Learning how to play chords is essential, and we will be going through chord progressions and how to recognize and memorize the various chords. Furthermore, I will be showing students how to read tabs and write music. I will be showing students the different types of scales there as well as the keys that they are in for those who want to become soloists. I will also be teaching different techniques that are incorporated with tapping on the fretboard as well as various other techniques. All of these lessons will be taught in our private sessions, and each student will receive homework assignments, so that he/she can go home and practice what he/she has learned. I will be having tests later on, in which I would ask you to play one of your favorite songs. With enough time spent practicing, you can become a master of your instrument. Studio Equipment Basement studio: amps, guitars, wah pedals, music stands, guitar picks, and music sheets. Travel Equipment I have an amp, wires, picks, guitars, gig bag, case, music sheets, picks, and music stands. Specialties Teachers marked as a student favorite have taught a minimum of 25 lessons and have received the highest feedback rating from students. My styles include rhythm and blues, rock, funk, pop, classical, country, classic rock, metal, thrash, alternative, punk rock, folk, and various other melodies.

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    Racine, WI

    • Student age
      26-55
    • Guitar type
      Not sure
    • Can read the following musical notation:
      No, I cannot read music
    • Interested in the following musical style(s)
      Other (Not sure)
    • Has instrument
    • Frequency of lessons
      Once a week
    • Lesson length
    • Day preference
      Thursday
    • Time preference
      Early afternoon (noon-3pm)
    • Details
      Not at this time
    • $19
      Average price
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