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Guitar Lessons South barrington, IL

Guitar Lessons in
South barrington, IL

Musika has been offering South barrington Guitar Lessons since 2001. Our guitar teachers create customized lesson plans for each student, and help you bring music alive one note at a time!

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Featured South barrington Guitar Teachers

Artan S

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I am a teacher with over 20 years experiencein Europe and USA.  My violin lessons are entertaining while providing a solid musical structure to build upon. I encourage and inspire my students to do their personal best in a creative, positive and enriching learning environment. I teach students of all ages  using a variety of teaching materials based on the individual students learning style. I enjoy teaching students at various stages in their development whether they are preparing for College or University auditions, studying for their own enjoyment or preparing to join a local community string ensemble or orchestra.

Matthew I

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I have been playing guitar for 14 years and teaching for 7 years.  I started taking private guitar lessons as a teenager for several years and played in my High School Jazz Band along with other original rock bands. While in high school, I was able to study with popular Chicago rock guitarist Kevin M. Buck where I first learned music theory, which inspired me to be more studious with the guitar. I studied classical guitar in college and received an Associate of Arts Degree in music from Lane C.C. in Eugene Oregon. I have performed in rock/modern bands for 12 years as an electric guitarist and I'm also currently performing as solo acoustic guitarist.

Nate R

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My musical education began at a very young age, amidst the folk music traditions of the Allegheny Mountains in western NY.  I never had access to private instruction, though, so I have always been passionate about sharing my knowledge with students.  I was self-taught as a kid, and eventually received a scholarship to attend the Berklee College of Music, and later a graduate fellowship from the University of Oregon, where I received my Master of Music in Jazz Studies.  I have followed a career across the country, working as a freelance instrumentalist and educator from coast to coast, as well as internationally.

Patricio L

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I remain current in a wide variety of musical styles including Jazz, Rock, Blues, Classical and Mexican Folklore. I have also worked playing Greek music. My teaching experience includes teaching children in primary school, as well as individuals of all ages.Perhaps like me, you find that you have diverse inclinations with regards to musical styles. I will help you attain a clear path to follow in achieving your musical goals, while providing theoretical and auditory techniques.My personal goal is that the study of music becomes closer to the experience of playing music.  He estado en contacto con una gran variedad de estilo musicales, incluyendo rock, jazz, blues, clasico y folclor mexicano. Incluso he trabajado tocando musica Griega. Tambien tengo experiencia enseñando en escuelas primarias academias de musica y a particulares.Tal vez tu como yo tienes diversas inclinaciones en cuanto a estilos musicales. Yo podria ayudarte dandote un claro camino a seguir para alcanzar dichas aspiraciones, proveyendo todos los fundamentos teoricos, tecnicos y auditivos.Mi objetivo es que el estudio de la musica sea los mas cercano a la experiencia de tocar musica.

Jonathan R

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I have been teaching guitar for the last 12 years, and playing for 19 years. Since I've started, I have been lucky enough to share the stage and become friends with some of the best musicians in Chicago. I have gained experience in a wide variety of musical settings and situations. Three of my most memorable experiences were playing at the UIC Pavilion to 10,000 people, auditioning at the Royal George Theatre, and performing Electric Guitar with the La Porte County Symphony Orchestra. I have been very fortunate to have all of these experiences as a musician and at a young age.
 
 

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Convenient

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More Information About Guitar Lessons

For young beginner students, it is recommended that they start their guitar lessons by playing on a half or three-quarter sized acoustic guitar. If they can do so comfortably, older students may like to start off with a full-sized acoustic or electric guitar. There are a variety of different student model guitars available that from new, will cost between $150 - $200. This price does not include the costs of amplification or guitar cables, which will also need to be purchased for those wanting to play electric guitar. Students are more likely to have fun learning the guitar if they find it easy to play. Consider purchasing the highest quality instrument possible as these often feel nicer to use and are easier to play.
Musika deals primarily with home lessons for students. The location is the only difference between our in-home lessons and our studio lessons. As they do not have to travel to their lessons, home guitar lessons can be highly convenient for those parents and students with a busy schedule. For younger students in particular, having guitar lessons in the comfort of their own home can be of great benefit. They will feel more safe and relaxed in familiar surroundings, allowing them to focus on learning and enjoying playing the guitar.
The most important thing is that students learn how to have fun when they are playing the guitar! It can be a challenge to master the basics, and it does take a lot of practice, but with the proper teacher, students can be playing their favorite songs without too much trouble. Topics covered during guitar lessons include: learning the notes, open chords, and barre chords, learning how to strum and pluck with the fingers and pick, and also sightreading techniques and music theory.
We recommend that older students looking to take up guitar lessons have a clear goal in mind, such as learning some of their favorite songs or learning to write their own compositions. Our experienced teachers can help you to develop the necessary skills to attain your musical goals. Learning any instrument can take time, as you will need to develop your co-ordination and muscle memory in order to start playing chords, riffs and solos. The best and quickest way to learn these fundamental skills is to take regular lessons and practice your guitar playing as often as possible.
Students aged as young as 6 years old are able to start taking guitar lessons with our expert teachers here at Musika. At this age, students will find it easiest to play a half-sized classical guitar with nylon strings, and will learn how to play the top strings of the guitar and simple melodies. As they advance, they will start to form a range of different chords and learn to play more challenging songs. Usually by the age of 10-12 years old, students are capable of playing a full sized guitar and want to progress onto the electric guitar.

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