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Instructor Profile

Seth Lauver

Piano, Drums, Guitar, Voice

Seth is a music educator and multi-instrumentalist from Pittsburgh, PA. Born into a family of musicians, they have studied a variety of instruments since childhood, including percussion, voice, cello, piano, and guitar. They came to Chicago in 2019 to study at Northwestern, where they earned a Bachelor’s degree in music education with a minor in music technology. During college, Seth fell in love with Chicago’s vibrant music scene, and now they work with musicians around the area as a recording artist, sound engineer, and performer. They teach in Chicago and Evanston public schools in addition to giving private lessons.

As a teacher, Seth prioritizes building confidence and healthy habits on a student’s chosen instrument early, honing in on strengths to use as leverage in areas for growth. Seth takes pride in guiding students towards their musical goals,  whether that’s performing in a classical ensemble, rocking out in the garage, or writing/recording original songs. They see music as an emotional resource, and they love helping students of all ages discover musical identity through expression. If you are looking for a teacher that provides affirming and engaging lessons focused on artistic growth, Seth might be a great fit for you.

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