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Best Piano Lessons in Chicago
2021

Why These Piano Lessons?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Chicago Piano Lessons on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Chicago Music Teachers

Chicago Music Teachers is an organization of music teachers offering private in-home lessons on a variety of instruments, including piano, guitar, bass, voice, and drums. Music production classes using Ableton are also available, as are lessons in music reading, improvisation, and ear training. The organization's teachers offer various styles of music instruction, including blues, rock, pop, funk, classical, folk, and jazz.

Evanston, IL 60202

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Ela Kriss

Ela Kriss offers piano lessons for children and adults in either her home or theirs in the Chicago area, including Gold Coast, Skokie, Lakeview, Park Ridge, and Hinsdale. Kriss specializes in classical instruction and the Suzuki method, and she also offers music reading and music theory instruction. Lessons are 30 minutes long and cost a flat fee of $30 per lesson.

Chicago, IL 60657

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Learn To Make Music

Learn To Make Music is a nonprofit organization offering music lessons in the Chicago area from two locations in Hinsdale and Downers Grove. Piano teacher Debra Miller has been teaching for more than 25 years and has performed with numerous Chicago-area ensembles, including the Northshore Concert Band and the Chicago Brass Ensemble. Lessons at Learn to Make Music start at $30 for a 30-minute session.

Hinsdale, IL 60521

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Mark Miller

Mark Miller has been teaching piano lessons to Chicago-area students at Opus II Piano Studio in Barrington for more than 25 years. In 2001, Miller founded the Distance Jazz Piano Institute, through which he provides lessons to students in the U.K., Hong Kong, and New Zealand over Skype. Miller also teaches one-handed piano and piano for the blind.

Barrington, IL 60010

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Music Lessons With Laura

Music Lessons With Laura is located in Palos Park and serves the Chicago area. Voice and piano teacher Laura Bush has more than 20 years of experience teaching private music lessons and specializes in teaching young children, as she spent much of her career as an early childhood educator. "Ms. Laura" receives rave reviews from her students and their parents.

Palos Park, IL 60464

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Piano with Shoko

Piano with Shoko is the piano studio of Japanese solo pianist Shoko Mimura. Located near Damon and Montrose Ave on the North Side of Chicago, the studio offers lessons for all ages and ability levels in both Japanese and English. A free trial lesson is available for new students to determine whether they would like to continue lessons with Shoko.

Chicago, IL 60613

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Tad Suzuki Piano Studio

Tad Suzuki Piano Studio offers piano lessons for students of all ages in Downtown Chicago. Suzuki is a professional pianist who focuses mainly on classical pieces but also offers instruction in genres like ragtime, jazz, bossa nova, and show tunes. He also offers training in sight reading and sight singing and teaches a piano ensemble class.

Chicago, IL 60604

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