27 General Music Tutors Found Near Chicago, IL



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Dan P.

General Music Tutor

Morton Grove, IL 60053

Will travel 8 miles

$80 per hour.

5.0 5 ratings

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Pro musician/performer toured the world & performed on Broadway

I graduated with honors from Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA in 1992. As professional musician with over 30 years of experience, I have had to keep up on my study and understanding of music for various jobs as they come in. Some include reading charts while others require a working knowledge of various genres from rock to classical. I have been giving private guitar lessons since 1994 at various music stores throughout the Chicagoland area - Pro Am Music in Downers Grove '94 to '98, Offbeat Music in Lake Zurich 2001 to 2008, Minstrel Music in Niles 2008 to 2012, School of Rock in Highwood [more]


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John R.

General Music Tutor

Skokie, IL 60077

Will travel 10 miles

$90 per hour.

4.99 94 ratings

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Former Music Professor (piano, jazz, composition, theory, history,)

I have twelve years of experience teaching Music Appreciation, Jazz History, History of Popular Music, and Rudiments of Music Theory at the college level. For Music Appreciation, I stress knowledge of major style periods (Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Impressionist, Twentieth Century) with an emphasis on listening to important compositions and learning about major composers. For jazz, I can cover influences leading to the development of early jazz, and style periods from Early New Orleans, through Swing, Bebop, Cool, Hard Bop, Free, Third Stream, Fusion, and curre [more]


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Denise M.

General Music Tutor

Chicago, IL 60609

Will travel 10 miles

$40 per hour.

4.92 12 ratings

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Music, Math, and Science

I have a Bachelor in Music Performance Degree, and have taken a wide variety of coursework within the music field. This includes two years of solfege (ear-training and sight-singing), music theory, music history, Dalcroze Eurhythmics, and additional courses in film music, Baroque music, Italian Operas, Mahler Symphonies, piano, and general music education. Hi, I'm Denise! I'm a proud Tartan alumni of Carnegie Mellon University, where I graduated with my Bachelor in Music Performance Degree. I have 2 years experience teaching violin and viola, and tutoring for ear-training and sight-singing. I' [more]


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Paul W.

General Music Tutor

Chicago, IL 60618

Will travel 10 miles

$40 per hour.

4.99 98 ratings

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Classically Trained Guitarist, Music Theory, and Music History Tutor

I completed a 4 year Bachelor of Music degree and 2 year master's degree in performance from Ball State University. While there I took courses in music theory, music history, piano, and guitar. I also perform regularly. I am a classically trained guitarist whose mission is to help my students reach their goals while inspiring a love and passion for music. Never picked up a guitar before? No problem! You?ll be playing your favorite songs in no time. Been playing for years but need a little help overcoming that next hurdle? Great! You?ll be playing better and with more confidence than ever befor [more]


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SUSANA O.

General Music Tutor

Chicago, IL 60625

Will travel 10 miles

$50 per hour.

4.75 4 ratings

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Music, Science and Spanish Tutor

I have an Associates on Fine Arts in Music. I have being teaching music for over 10 years. Education is one of the most valuable things you can acquire. Knowledge stays with you wherever you go and you can use it in the less unexpected situation. I was born and raise on Peru, South America. My interest in music began when I was 9 years old. I came to USA when I was 17 and started attending college. I have take several music classes at college level like Music Theory, Music History, Piano, Voice and Ensemble. I finished my Associates degree in Fine Arts in Music in 2010. I have 5... [more]


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Michal D.

General Music Tutor

Evanston, IL 60202

Will travel 10 miles

$60 per hour.

5.0 1 ratings

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Experienced, enthusiastic teacher

Able to teach adults and children the fundamental principles of music and musicianship skills, such as music theory, notation, ear training and songwriting. I have a strong background in music theory, basic piano skills and I have the ability to convey my enthusiasm and excitement for music to my students to foster their desire to learn. I am the definition of an entrepreneurial artist. Honing my craft as a freelance flautist, I have performed professionally in Boston and now bring my talents to the Chicagoland area. An active chamber musician, I am a founding member of the Kelkarna Trio, an [more]


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Matthew G.

General Music Tutor

Chicago, IL 60605

Will travel 18 miles

$65 per hour.

5.0 17 ratings

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Upright and Electric Bass, Music Composition, Theory, Eartraining

I have a degree in Music Composition and currently teach composition ear training, general music, music history and, music theory and sight singing. Performer: Bassist and Composer Matt G. earned a degree in music composition from The Cleveland Institute of Music where he studied with Dr. Donald Erb. While studying in Cleveland Matt could often be heard in performance on Bass in Cleveland jazz clubs such as Club Isabella and The Boarding House, or in concert venues such as the Cain Park Summer Jazz Series or the Tri-C Sundown Jazz Series with artists such as Ralph Jackson and Willie Smith. [more]


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Bennett H.

General Music Tutor

Chicago, IL 60630

Will travel 40 miles

$60 per hour.

0.0 0 ratings

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Trumpet Instructor, Jazz Improvisation, Music Theory

I have a double major in Trumpet Performance and Jazz Studies from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point. I am currently finishing up my Masters in Jazz Studies (trumpet emphasis) at DePaul University; this degree will be completed in June of 2016. I have previous experience of teaching junior/high school students as well as beginning college level students. I also have 10 years of piano experience. Although I have not gone to school specifically for general music education, the skills I have acquired through my degrees and professional life outside of school provide me with the knowle [more]


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Elizabeth H.

General Music Tutor

Chicago, IL 60637

Will travel 10 miles

$50 per hour.

5.0 4 ratings

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Ph.D. Candidate for Scholarly Editing and Tutoring

I am currently in the dissertation-writing phase at The University of Chicago and have taught/assisted several courses in music history and theory over the last decade. In addition to courses at U. of C. (Introduction to Western Art Music, Introduction to Music in Western Civilization, Introduction to Music Analysis and Criticism, and Listening to Movies), I have also taught Music Appreciation at The Illinois Institute of Art. As a teacher and course assistant, I have designed syllabi, lectured, aided students in their research and writing, led discussion and review sessions, designed class bl [more]


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Alex B.

General Music Tutor

Chicago, IL 60605

Will travel 30 miles

$40 per hour.

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Fun, experienced tutor in writing, reading, and music

I've studied many different forms of music, starting with my singing as part of a choir when I was around 9. I've played a number of different instruments ranging from clarinet to percussion, and have experience reading sheet music (though I'm admittedly a touch rusty) as well as tablature. I have a solid base of knowledge in theory stemming from my ongoing passion for the guitar. In teaching music, it's important to acknowledge that the central concepts and techniques don't come naturally to everyone. It certainly didn't make much sense to me, at first. But with practice, patience, and encour [more]