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Jennifer V.

Herndon, VA
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John N.

Chantilly, VA
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Ronald I.

Germantown, MD
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Jennifer V. Herndon, VA

About Jennifer

My name is Jennifer. I got my degree in vocal performance and minored in Jazz. I began voice lessons myself when I was eight. I am a mezzo soprano, and can teach both female and male voices. I have performed in several opera productions including but not limited to The Marriage of Figaro, Dido and Aeneus, Tenderland, and Hand of Bridge. I have worked and performed in masterworks by Brahms, Chopin, Mozart to name a few. I studied in French, English, Spanish, Italian, and German. I studied diction, ear training, piano, music history, pedagogy, and music theory. I have also performed with artists such as New York Voices, Bobby Mcferrin and Kurt Elling. I was blessed with many learning opportunities to grow in my passion and I would love to pass that knowledge and passion to anyone who wants ...

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Bharath R. November 3, 2014
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
I've been taking lessons from Jen for a while now, and I must say that I've improved dramatically since I started. Jen specifically focuses on the musical style that you like while still using classical methods to make sure the proper form and technique is learned.

First thing she did was to make sure I had proper form, breathing and technique before moving on to more advanced topics. This way bad habits are removed quickly, which is crucial to push through to the next level and break vocal plateaus.

I would recommend Jen as a vocal teacher for any style and age without hesitation. Great person to talk to, knowledgeable, and most of all fun. There are times when it gets frustrating, but working with Jen makes it a challenge and rewarding when you can hear yourself getting better.

Keeping playing; music never sleeps!!
Bharath
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Michael W. October 8, 2014
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks? I'm a lead singer for a rock band, but I've never had any kind of singing lessons. Jennifer has been doing an awesome job working with me to improve my sound. Even though I am already a singer, I'm still basically a beginner and she's helping me shed some bad habits and tendencies and trying to get me to use specific techniques. Who knew I needed to learn how to breathe? Things as simple as learning the basics, are already helping my sound. And as we continue to dive deeper into these lessons, I can't wait to hear how it's all going to make a difference for my band!
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Perry D. October 7, 2014
Vocal Training · In studio
Verified Student
My experience is less important than researching what a specific teacher has to offer. Jennifer's background in Jazz is a pretty transparent reason for why I would choose her. I hope you find the right teacher: she is very warm and the atmosphere is relaxed. It's a student's delight. Lol.
John N. Chantilly, VA

About John

I have been playing guitar and bass for over 35 years and traveled the world playing concerts in Clubs and Stadiums. My band ESTUS was signed to Columbia Records by Clive Davis, I played with the Eddie Kirkland Blues Band, formed Fat City in Woodstock NY, and played toured nationally with Quicksilver Messenger Service. Currently I play in RSB, the Rick Sickmen Band, and teach at the School of Rock in Vienna. I want to share my knowledge and extensive experience with students to 'play it forward' while having fun. *** Lesson Details *** From beginners to experienced players everyone has their own goals and style of learning. I will try to have my students playing songs as soon as possible, in the style (rock, blues, country) that they want, while teaching some basic music theory to build

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Haitao D. January 10, 2015
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
I have been learning guitar with John for past 3 months and it is a great experience. John is very knowledgeable and patient to guide me with the much more efficient path to learn play with songs. I was trying to learn from books and YouTube videos for past 1 year, but much more improvements were made after two lessons with John! I also love his teaching styles very much: trying to explain WHY things work the way it is (e.g., music theory) instead of give a lot of "recipe level" exercises you can get from a book. I would strongly recommend him as a guitar teacher to any level!
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Jim O. September 6, 2014
Blues Guitar · In home
Verified Student
I'm about to have my forth lesson with John and I must say he is an amazing musician and an amazing guitar teacher. In the last four weeks, John and I have been working on blues guitar licks. I've been playing at the same level for years. John has changed that for me immediately after our first lesson. He has made a huge difference in my playing and my approach to the guitar.

After I finish writing this review, I will be signing up for additional lessons.

Thanks John
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Cliff B. December 14, 2013
Bass Guitar
Verified Student
Wonderful instructor

I chose John because of his extensive experience as a professional musician and recommend him highly if you are looking for a great instructor. If his patience with this 44 year old starting musician is any indication, I'm certain he's good with anyone at any age!
Ronald I. Germantown, MD

About Ronald

Bach. Music in Music Ed., SUNY-Potsdam/Crane Sch. of Music 1983 (Master of Arts, GWU 1998) 8+ yrs. classroom teaching (general/vocal, inst.), 30+ yrs. Trombone and singing performance experience plus other instruments (Baritone/Euphonium, Tuba, Percussion)... *** Lesson Details *** Learn to sing or play low brass, either from the beginning or from where you are. The most important part of a wind instrument is the... wind. By the way, the voice is also a "wind instrument"! *** Studio Equipment *** yes... *** Travel Equipment *** I expect them to have a working instrument... I expect them to practice at least 5 days per week, 30-45 minutes per day... *** Specialties *** Low Brass and Vocal Private Lessons - Trombone, Baritone Horn, etc.

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John S. July 10, 2014
Trombone · In home
Mr. Ronald taught trombone lessons to my 11-year-old son in our house. He was very proficient and a patient and kind teacher, and my son made excellent progress. We were also grateful that Mr. Ronald was flexible and good-natured when it came to scheduling conflicts. All in all, it was an excellent experience, and we hope to resume the lessons again soon.
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Laura B. July 10, 2014
Tuba · In studio
Ron was an excellent tuba teacher for my son. He always greeted him with a smile and a positive attitude. He was genuinely interested in my son's progress. My son has some learning difficulties, and Ron was always very sensitive to that. He worked closely with my son to be sure he understood what he needed to do, breaking down the music pieces into smaller segments if necessary.

I would highly recommend Ron as a teacher of tuba and low brass instruments to anyone.
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Kirsten H. July 10, 2014
Trombone · In studio
Our daughter took trombone lessons from Mr. Ronald in his home for the three years she was playing and she had a wonderful experience. He is warm, patient, and challenging. He has a great way of being funny and relaxing, genuinely interested in his students as people, and at the same time keeping them on task and bringing them to the next level. We were very happy to have found him.

Lena E.

Centreville, VA
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Kristin W.

Leesburg, VA
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Megan N.

Ashburn, VA
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Lena E. Centreville, VA

About Lena

GUITAR CURRICULUM (VOCAL INSTRUCTION CURRICULUM SEE BELOW): You like music. I like music. You want to learn how to play guitar. I can teach you how to play guitar, and so much more. It's that simple. I have real-world experience in getting out there and playing guitar in a band, in front of a real crowd, and I can teach you how to do the same. Whether you're interested in performing in front of your relatives, at your local open mic down the street, or if you want to pursue music as a possible profession, you need strong, basic fundamentals to get there. That's where I come in. *** Lesson Details *** Lessons include: guitar technique/knowledge/maintenance: -Getting to know your instrument, such as the name for parts of the guitar, and what they contribute to the instrument.

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Jason Z. October 29, 2014
Singing · In studio
I was nervous about taking singing lessons and I've wanted to learn for so long, she's extreeeeeemely nice and very positive. Had 3 lessons so far and I learn something every time but most importantly, she makes you believe in yourself :D
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Oliver P. October 16, 2014
Singing · In home
Verified Student
I have only had Lena for 4 lessons and I can already see an improvement in my voice.. The exercises she gives actually improves your singing and helps you open up and sing high notes.. Lena is extremely nice and her lessons so far have always been fun..
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Dave C. August 19, 2014
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
Lena is an awesome guitar instructor. She’s extremely knowledgeable and talented. I like that she allows me to go at my pace and is patient with my learning. She does a great job mixing music reading, theory, and learning songs I want to learn. It’s also wonderful that she sings and she incorporates that into her teaching so I learn to play with a vocalist. I believe any student can progress with her approach and have a lot of fun learning too.
Kristin W. Leesburg, VA

About Kristin

I began playing at 4 years old. I loved classical music and taught myself by listening till I was 6 and started formal lessons. I continued lessons throughout high school with a Julliard graduate. During my senior year of high school, I had the amazing experience of playing in Weill Hall, located in the famous Carnege Hall, as part of the young artist showcase. While attending Vassar College, I continued to take private lessons with another Julliard graduate, as well as taking classes in theory. *** Lesson Details *** I have beginner to advanced piano books in both performance, lessons, and theory. *** Studio Equipment *** Full upright piano *** Specialties *** Classical Music

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Jan V. August 28, 2014
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Kristin has been so great for me. She is patient and kind, and she encourages me to stretch my learning and understanding. If her explanation of something does not sink into my brain, she explains another way. She is also a talented pianist herself and I love to hear her play.
Megan N. Ashburn, VA

About Megan

Megan is the principal piccoloist of the United States Air Force Band, Washington, DC. Originally from Pittsburgh, PA, my professional credits include principal flute with the Youngstown Opera Orchestra, Youngstown Musica Sacra Orchestra, and 2nd flute with the Warren Philharmonic Orchestra. I was a featured performer at the 2003 Jeanne Baxtresser Masterclass, winner of the 2006 WSU Concerto Competition, NFA Pro-Flute Choir Competition & the 2014 GMU Young Artist Competition. My Air Force Career began in 2004 with the United States Air Force Band of Flight, where I was a featured flute soloist for over twenty performances. A piccolo specialist, I have a passion for performing and teaching. With nearly 20 years of experience, I take a very light-hearted student-centered approach to ...

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