Des Plaines Park District

Music Lessons

MUSIC LESSONS

We offer expert private music lessons for guitar, piano, violin, and voice.
Questions? Contact Cultural Arts Supervisor, Nancy Suwalski, 847-391-5700, or nancys@dpparks.org

Music Lessons at the Des Plaines Park District, with John Ley
Meet Instructor John Ley
John holds a degree in music education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he studied voice and piano. He continued his studies at VanderCook College of Music in Chicago where he received a Master’s
of Music Education Degree. He has been teaching private lessons in voice, piano, and guitar for eight years to a variety of ages from kindergarten through adult. For 15 years, he has played and sung with a number of ensembles,
from rock bands and traditional Irish music, to concert choirs and jazz vocal groups. John’s goal for his students is to develop a long-lasting love for music, and develop their musical abilities to best express themselves as
individuals.
SUMMER LESSONS

8 lessons, 6/15–8/6
Flexible scheduling. Mr Ley will contact you to pick a day and time.
R: $240/NR: $296

Guitar Lessons
Ages 8+
Learn to play the guitar in these 30-minute, private, weekly lessons for children and adults. Each lesson is tailored to the individual student’s ability. Instruction in rock, alternative, blues, folk, jazz, and classical is available. Mr. Ley will contact you to set up a day and time for your lessons.
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Piano Lessons
Ages 6+
Learn to play the piano in these 30-minute, private, weekly lessons for children and adults. Each lesson is tailored to the individual student’s ability. Mr. Ley will contact you to set up a day and time for your lessons.
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Voice Lessons
Ages 6+
Learn to sing in these 30-minute, private, weekly lessons for children and adults. Each lesson is tailored to the individual student’s ability. Students can choose from a variety of musical genres including jazz, Broadway, classical,
pop, and folk. Mr. Ley will contact you to set up a day and time for your lessons.
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Violin lessons at the Des Plaines park District, with Pam Culley
Violin Lessons , with Pam Culley

Ages 8+
Learn to play the violin in these 30-minute, private, weekly lessons for children and adults. Each lesson is tailored to the individual student’s  ability. Ms. Culley will contact you to set up a day and time for your lessons.
8 lessons, Wednesdays 6/17–8/5
Lessons from 3:00–9:00p
R: $240/NR: $296
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