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.

Group Guitar Lessons with Adam Larison

We are excited to announce our new adult group guitar class with Adam Larison. This class is for you if you are new to guitar or need a refresher, like the supportive group environment, and are a busy adult. 8-week classes, starting Mondays in January.

Reserve your spot today!

Voice Explorers with Kat!

We are excited to announce our new Voice Explorers with Kat, a group voice class for beginners! Explore solfege, counting, and other beginning musicianship skills to build confidence as a singer. 8-Week Classes.

Sign up today!

Fall 2018 Recital Sign Up

Save the date for our Fall Recital 2018!

Click here to sign up and reserve your time.

Dec 15/16 Weekend Recital Times: 10am, 11:30am, 1pm, 2:30pm, 4pm

Dec 16 Adult Recital: 6pm @ Reclaimed (3655 N Western)

Dec 19 Cameren Guitar Recital: 6pm

What the cello?

We are happy to welcome Alex Brinkman to LYRIQ Music School! Alex enjoys a multi-dimensional musical career that ranges from classical cello performance to electronic music composition and production in the Chicagoland area. He studied at Illinois State University where he received Bachelor's degrees in Cello Performance and Music Education.

Alex has been teaching private cello lessons since 2010 and currently performs with the Lakeview Orchestra. He also enjoys composing electronic music and collaborating with local producers and artists.

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


LYRIQ Music School is not currently hiring. However, we'd be happy to keep your resume on file for consideration as our school grows! Competitive pay, collaborative environment, modern studio near Irving Park brown line stop. Send inquiries to