Music Lessons

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Piano with Julie

30mn private online lessons with Julie De Grandpre. Pianist and vocalist Julie de Grandpre holds a BA in Music Performance from Laval University, Quebec. After touring the world with Cirque du Soleil for more than 3 years as a General Stage Manager and Back-up Singer, Julie is now sharing her passion for music with kids of all ages.

 

A native French speaker, Julie has played piano for close to 40 years. Her enthusiasm is contagious! Lessons taught in French or English.

  • For ages 6 and up

  • Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, in person, 30-minute class, from 4pm to 7pm

SESSION 1:

  • Mondays ($360): Sept 12, 19, 26, Oct 3, 10, 31, Nov 7, 14 , 21

  • Tuesdays ($400): Sept 13, 20, 27, Oct 4, 11, 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 22

  • Thursdays ($360): Sep 15, 22, 29, Oct 6, 13, 27, Nov 3, 10, 17

SESSION 2:

  • Mondays ($320) Nov 28, Dec 5, 12, Jan 9, 23, 30, Feb 6, 13

  • Tuesdays ($400) Nov 29, Dec 6, 13, Jan 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 14

  • Thursdays ($360) Dec 1, 8, 15, Jan 5, 12, 19, 26, Feb 2, 9

SESSION 3:

  • Mondays ($520) Feb 27, Mar 6, 13, 20, 27, Apr 3, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, Jun 5, 12

  • Tuesdays ($560) Feb 28, Mar 7, 14, 21, 28, Apr 4, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Jun 6, 13

  • Thursdays ($520) Mar 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Apr 6, 27, May 4, 11, 18, 25, Jun 1, 8

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Piano with Marie

30mn private online lessons with Marie Sauze. 

Marie was born and raised in France, spending all of her free time in her parents' music school. She started teaching piano, guitar, and voice as a teenager and hasn’t stopped since! She finished high school in Italy at the United World College of the Adriatic, and obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Music at Luther College in Decorah, IA. Throughout her travels, she has taught people of all ages. Her favorite part of teaching piano is getting kids excited to learn and play on their instrument, particularly beginners. Each student is different, so it's of the utmost importance to her to create a safe and fun space through playing games, improvisation, doing duets early on, and adapting to the student's needs of the day. Please reach out to learn more if you have any questions, and let's get your child playing piano soon!​

  • For ages 6 and up

  • Wednesdays, Fridays, in person, 30-minute class, from 4pm to 7pm

SESSION 1:

  • Wednesdays ($360): Sep 14, 21, 28, Oct 5, 12, 26, Nov 2, 9, 16

  • Fridays ($360): Sep 16, 23, 30, Oct 7, 14, 28, Nov 4, 11, 18

SESSION 2:

  • Wednesdays ($400) Nov 30, Dec 7, 14, Jan 4, 11, 18, 25, Feb 1, 8, 15

  • Fridays ($280) Dec 2, Jan 6, 13, 20, 27, Feb 3, 10

SESSION 3:

  • Wednesdays ($520) Mar 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Apr 5, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Jun 7

  • Fridays ($480) Mar 3, 10, 24, 31, Apr 7, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26, Jun 2, 9

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Guitar with Joe

30mn private online lessons with Joe Goodkin. Drawing on his Bachelor’s Degree in the Classics from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, on his extensive experience teaching private music lessons, and on years of writing and performing original rock and acoustic music, Joe will help your child learn how to play and enjoy guitar. Joe Goodkin has been a Lycee Guitar teacher for 10 years. Lessons taught in English.

  • For ages 6 and up

  • Mondays, fridays, in person, 30-minute class, from 3:30pm to 6:30pm

SESSION 1:

  • Mondays ($360): Sept 12, 19, 26, Oct 3, 10, 31, Nov 7, 14 , 21

  • Fridays ($360): Sep 16, 23, 30, Oct 7, 14, 28, Nov 4, 11, 18

SESSION 2:

  • Mondays ($320) Nov 28, Dec 5, 12, Jan 9, 23, 30, Feb 6, 13

  • Fridays ($280) Dec 2, Jan 6, 13, 20, 27, Feb 3, 10

SESSION 3:

  • Mondays ($520) Feb 27, Mar 6, 13, 20, 27, Apr 3, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, Jun 5, 12

  • Fridays ($480) Mar 3, 10, 24, 31, Apr 7, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26, Jun 2, 9

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Guitar with Matt

30mn private online lessons with Matt McGuire. Let the good times roll! From basic note reading to strumming folk and rock songs, you’ll learn how to make music on the world’s most popular and coolest instrument with Guitar instructor and performer Matt McGuire. Laureate of a master’s degree from Northwestern School of Music, Matt has solid credentials in classical guitar but also plays and teaches rock and jazz professionally. Lessons taught in English.

  • For ages 6 and up

  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays, in person, 30-minute class, from 4pm to 6:30pm

SESSION 1:

  • Tuesdays ($400): Sept 13, 20, 27, Oct 4, 11, 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 22

  • Wednesdays ($360): Sep 14, 21, 28, Oct 5, 12, 26, Nov 2, 9, 16

SESSION 2:

  • Tuesdays ($400) Nov 29, Dec 6, 13, Jan 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 14

  • Wednesdays ($400) Nov 30, Dec 7, 14, Jan 4, 11, 18, 25, Feb 1, 8, 15

SESSION 3:

  • Tuesdays ($560) Feb 28, Mar 7, 14, 21, 28, Apr 4, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Jun 6, 13

  • Wednesdays ($520) Mar 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Apr 5, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Jun 7

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Voice with Elaine

30mn private online lessons with Elaine Lemieux.

Elaine Lemieux received a Post-Master’s degree in Music Interpretation in Voice from the University of Montreal, Canada. She has more than 40 years of experience in voice study, training, and singing performance. She performed multiple genres of repertory in Canada, the United States, and Europe. For the past 20 years, Elaine has been a section leader and soloist at Winnetka Congregational Church. She is now completing a Voice Teacher Training & Certification at the New-York Vocal Coaching. 

Elaine will help children discover the natural beauty of their voice and find the uniqueness of their style. Weekly classes cover: Posture, Breath Support, Vocal Range, How to express oneself musically, Music Theory, and Solfege. Elaine truly enjoys teaching students of all ages and levels of experience. Elaine is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing IncLessons taught in French.

  • For ages 6-11

  • Mondays, Wednesdays, in person, 30-minute  class, from 4pm to 6:30pm

SESSION 1: 

  • Mondays ($360): Sept 12, 19, 26, Oct 3, 10, 31, Nov 7, 14 , 21

  • Wednesdays ($360): Sep 14, 21, 28, Oct 5, 12, 26, Nov 2, 9, 16

SESSION 2:

  • Mondays ($320) Nov 28, Dec 5, 12, Jan 9, 23, 30, Feb 6, 13

  • Wednesdays ($400) Nov 30, Dec 7, 14, Jan 4, 11, 18, 25, Feb 1, 8, 15

SESSION 3:

  • Mondays ($520) Feb 27, Mar 6, 13, 20, 27, Apr 3, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, Jun 5, 12

  • Wednesdays ($520) Mar 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Apr 5, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Jun 7

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Voice with Marie

30mn private online lessons with Marie Sauze

Marie was born and raised in France, spending all of her free time in her parents' music school. She started teaching piano, guitar, and voice as a teenager and hasn’t stopped since! She finished high school in Italy at the United World College of the Adriatic, and obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Music with a focus on vocal performance at Luther College in Decorah, IA. Throughout her travels, she has taught people of all ages in music. She is a current member of the Chicago Choral Artists and also performs as a solo artist in both classical, musical theater, and folk styles. As a voice teacher, Marie loves to explore the musical passions of her students, help them feel more comfortable in their voice, and learn how to sing a variety of styles in ways that are healthy for developing singers. Please reach out to learn more or if you have any questions. Marie is excited to sing together!

  • For ages 11 and up

  • Tuesdays from 4:30pm-6:30pm, in person, 30-minute class

SESSION 1:

  • Tuesdays ($280): Oct 4, 11, 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 22

SESSION 2:

  • Tuesdays ($400) Nov 29, Dec 6, 13, Jan 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 14

SESSION 3:

  • Tuesdays ($560) Feb 28, Mar 7, 14, 21, 28, Apr 4, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Jun 6, 13