Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Rock Band Ensemble, Vocals and Home Recording

Weekly Lessons In your home or my Carol Stream studio.  Serving Dupage since 1990.

Call 630 687 7787 

or email


Why Choose My Program

Put the thump into the jam. Learn bass guitar and get ready to rock the house...

"From the very first lesson, I was playing songs that I love. I never could have imagined that I would be able to get started so quickly."

Teaching music for 27 years in 2017
Serving Carol Stream and surrounding communities. 
Weekly private lessons in my studio or your home. 1/2 Hr. and 1 Hour lessons.

Acoustic Guitar

Acoustic guitar lessons. finger style, blues, rock, folk, reggae, classical, funk and more. Learn to play any style of acoustic guitar from classic to current.

Take your playing to the stage. We offer regular student rock and roll shows at popular venues in the suburbs.

Sign up today, start next week!


 630 687 7787

or email PlayGuitar1@gmail.com

 Dupage Guitar Lessons

Guitar Lessons with Robert Simkus

Guitar lessons for ages 6 to adult. Teaching for 27 years.


I offer private music lessons in Dupage County for students ages 6 and up.  These lessons are held at my studio in Carol Stream or in your home.  I teach electric guitar, bass guitar, drums, voice, acoustic guitar, double bass and mandolin.

Courses of musical study

Learn how to sing on stage and in front of the band or just improve your vocals skills.

Electric Guitar

"Thanks to Robert, she discovered her talent and passion for music, and we couldn't be happier with the results.  Robert is a truly gifted teacher."

Who doesn't want to bang on the drums all day? Drum lessons for beginners. This is where you start.

Beginner Drums

Bass Guitar

Rock Band Ensemble

Electric guitar lessons. Blues, rock, folk, reggae, metal, funk and more. Learn to play any style of electric guitar from classic to current. Beginner to Advanced.

What Parents & Students Say

  • My students have a recital at least three times per year.
  • We occasionally travel to rehearse and record in professional studios.
  • The lessons are tailored to each student’s goals and interests.
  • Studio performances are professionally mixed, mastered and videotaped.
  • Students are given the opportunity to perform with my band.
  • We host benefit recitals at local music establishments.
  • Informal recitals occur locally at several locations.
  • ​Daytime availability for adult lessons.
  • Lead electric guitar coaching for advanced players.
  • Parent/Child classes. Take guitar lessons with your child.