Chicago Area Music Teachers

Note: These teacher's names are listed as a service to our customers, there is no charge for a listing (just e-mail us

Nor is there any financial tie between them and the Dillman Company/Experienced Instruments ®.

Mark Aymar

Acoustic and electric guitar, banjo and mandolin. Bluegrass, old timey, Beatles, early rock and other styles (Mark's also been a drummer). In addition, Mark is a boxing coach and spends his days teaching classic language. 773-477-0033

Gus Friedlander

Guitar, banjo, mandolin, bass, Bluegrass, Celtic... Name a style and an instrument and Gus has taught someone how to play it... more likely several dozen people. One of Chicago's best teachers. 847-869-9221

Patrick O'Connor

Be COOL! Learn guitar from a performing musician who teaches the songs you want to play! Acoustic, Electric, Bass--comfy Rogers Park studio. All ages welcome. Don't wait, call today! 773-338-6178

John C. Wiseman

I am located on the far north side of Chicago (near Loyola U.) and I specialize in instruction for beginners. I am in a band that plays the renaissance faire circuit and have also played rock, blues, Irish traditional, and other types of music. 773-262-9752

North Shore Teachers Network

NSTN is an agency that represents all kinds of trained instructors (from piano teachers to fine cuisine). The represent five carefully selected guitar instructors, who come to your home to provide lessons at all levels, from beginner to advanced, in all styles--acoustic and electric. NSTN specializes in fitting a teacher to your needs, personality and schedule. The milkman may be gone, and your doctor won't come to the door... but we will! 847-328-3289

Carlos Ufret-Vincenty

Teacher/performer with Master's degree in music, guitar performance, from the Indiana Univeristy School of Music in Bloomington, IN. Carlos teaches a variety of styles, but mostly classical, rock (from pop to the pretty heavy stuff), and various Latin-American folk music styles. While studying and working as an Associate Instructor at Indiana University, Carlos taught guitar lessons to undergraduate students MAJORING in classical guitar, students minoring in jazz, as well as coaching guitar duos (classical chamber music), and teaching elective guitar lessons and classes (mostly rock --from Bob Dylan, Led Zeppelin, Beatles,etc. to Radiohead, Metallica, Pantera, etc-- and classical guitar). Carlos also played with the IU Latin-American popular music ensemble, playing Brazilian sambas and bossa-novas, Argentinian "milongas" and tangos, Cuban "danzones", "boleros", etc. He also speaks Spanish. Phone: (773) 907-0178. E-mail: URL:

Zoey Szmulewitz

is one of Chicago's top guitar instructors, faculty at Old Town School of Music in Chicago and Music Gallery in Highland Park. He specializes in American music (jazz, blues, bluegrass, country) with an emphasis on fundamentals, musicianship, and improvisation. Beginners through advanced students are welcome. Zoey's main purpose is to help his students reach their musical goals in a nurturing, friendly atmosphere. Zoey is also an active performer throughout Chicagoland, freelancing with various groups and doing studio work. He's located in the Lakeview/Lincoln Park area. Telephone: 773 704 5492. Email

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