Lyriq Music School
  • Guitar Lessons

    Personalized, One-on-One Instruction

  • Violin and Strings

    A Music School for Performers, Musicians and Musical People

  • Piano and More

    Learn from Experienced Instructors & Performers

  • Facilities

    Modern, Conveniently located Facilities

High-Quality, Personalized, One-on-One Instruction

At Lyriq Music School we believe in nurturing the whole musician from technique and musical knowledge to interpretation and performance.
By creating a collaborative environment between students and teachers we cultivate our students' musical abilities alongside their confidence and happiness.

Experienced Instructors

Our teachers are highly qualified academically and also masters of their instruments. We strive to hire the best and support their growth as teachers in their professional development.

Look for video performance examples of our teachers below to see for yourself.

Curriculum & Approach

No two musicians are alike and neither are their goals. At your first lesson the student and teacher set attainable goals and revisit them regularly. Your lessons are tailored to your individual needs.

Lyriq Music School strongly believes consistent teaching of Music Theory fundamentals is paramount to a musical success, which is why our students use supplemental theory workbooks in their studies.

Personalized Attention
for All Skill Levels

Making music can be many things: Fun, Stress Relieving, Personally Rewarding, Exercise for the Mind, for both young and old. At Lyriq Music School we strive to provide an individualized experience that coincides with your goals.

We have students from 4 years old to 65 and above, from those who are just getting started to those looking for a professional tune-up, or coach. Refer to individual instrument requirements for minimum age recommendations. voice, piano, more under "instruments" above.

Modern Facilities for All Ages

Lyriq Music School is conveniently located at 1906 W Irving Park, off of the Brown line Irving Park Rd. stop.

Lyriq is equipped with seven individual lesson rooms, each with a superbly tuned and maintained Kawai upright piano. In addition, a larger performance room is home for our baby grand piano and also hosts our recitals and concerts.

Spring 2020 Enrollment Now Open!

Looking for lessons for our Spring Semesters. Email for more information or register on our site.

Spring Semester (Jan 6 - May 15)
No lessons (April 6-12)
Makeup lessons: May 18-24
Recitals: May 16/17/20

May 26 - June 21

LYRIQ Music School Best of Chicago 2019

Yay! LYRIQ Music School has been selected for the 2019 Best of Chicago Award in the Music School category by the Chicago Award Program. We are honored to serve this wonderful, supportive community. From all our staff and teachers we say Thank You!

Fall 2019 Recitals

You are cordially invited to LYRIQ Music School's Fall 2019 Recitals.

Student Recitals: Dec 14 &15, various times @LYRIQ

Adult Recital: Dec 15, 7pm @Reclaimed (3655 N Western)

Cameren's Guitar Students: Dec 18, 6pm @LYRIQ

Upright & Electric Bass

We are excited to welcome Jakob Heinemann to our staff! Jakob holds a degree in double bass performance and can be found around Chicago playing with the city’s jazz and improvised music community. He's available for upright and electric bass lessons.

Evan Borkstrom / Piano Instruction

Piano teacher Evan Borkstrom playing Eruption from Emerson, Lake & Palmer's second album Tarkus.

Adam Larison / Guitar Instruction

Guitar teacher Adam Larison, plays Lágrima by Francisco Tárrega.

Joan Marie Dauber / Vocal Instruction

Joan Marie Dauber performs C'est L'Extase from Ariettes Oublieés by C. Debussy.

Cameren DeCaluwe / Guitar Instruction

Classical guitarist Cameren DeCaluwe captivates with El Arpa Del Guerrero from El Decameron Negro by Leo Brouwer.

Simeon Tsanev : Violin Instruction

Another amazing performer and musician, Simeon Tsanev, performing the Violin Sonata, No. 1, Adagio by J.S. Bach.

Keanon Kyles / Vocal Instruction

An Interview with Voice Teacher Keanon Kyles. Enjoy!

Chris Hatcher / Vocal Instruction

Christopher Hatcher performs a heart-aching rendition of "Wither must I Wander" by R. Vaughn Williams

Teaching Staff

We are not currently hiring. If you would like to put your resume on file please email it to