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I have a degree in music with a teaching certificate. I have been teaching cello privately for 10 years. Depending on the age of the child we will start with either Essential Elements or Suzuki cello book one. They will start with proper positioning and plucking. Once they have 8 notes down, we start bowing. As we progress, we will be doing scales, and etudes.
I have been teaching private violin for over 20 years, and private viola/cello for about 10. I have taught in Charles and St. Mary's County Public schools. I am a member of American Strings Teacher's Association, National Association for Music Educators (Maryland Music Educators Association), and the Music Teachers National Association (Music Teachers Association of Charles County). As a teacher, I'm very student oriented. We move at your pace. The more you practice, the faster we move. I do encourage learning to read music, but I use multiple ways of teaching to reach my students. Everyone learns in a different way. My primary job is to see you achieve your goals in relation to your instrument. I also encourage that you take every opportunity to perform. There are many ...
Classical music-focused, fun and relaxed environment, experienced teacher with top conservatory background
Jessica moved to the Chevy Chase/Bethesda area in 2009, having grown up and gone to school in New York and Ohio. She loves the area, and she and her husband are thrilled to be putting down roots in the community. As a performer, Jessica has traveled around the world, but throughout her career teaching has been one of her most important focuses. "As a relative newcomer to the DC area, growing my private studio has been a great way to get involved in the community. My teaching style is individualized, but I always try to include two important things: building a strong basic skill set, and developing creativity."
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Whether your goal is to make it into All-State, give a solo recital, play tunes at family gatherings, or just try something new for the very first ...
Beginner and Intermediate for Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello and Voice
Advanced for Violin, Viola, Cello and Voice
Marquita Renee N. is a
multi-talented musician. She has been giving private lessons on the violin,
viola, cello, piano and voice for almost thirteen years now. She is also a
freelance editor. She edited a book for Rob Jolles entitled, Mental Agility,
which was published in May of 2006.
She is a graduate of Shenandoah
University, Conservatory of Music. The recipient of an Academic Scholarship and
Viola Talent Scholarship, Marquita was a Dean's List Scholar,
receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Arts Management in May of 1999.
Having taught in numerous schools
and programs such as Agape Christian Academy, Mars Music, Capone Music,
Alexandria Music, Music by Patti in Suwanee, ...
Samantha’s focus is not only on the technical aspect of cello playing, and practice strategies, but how to make the music come alive. She believes in using an approach which helps students understand how to let their bodies work for them, not against, in a way which produces a full, rich tone with no strain. Understanding that not everyone learns the same way, she strives to discover each individual student’s learning style and present materials in a way that makes sense to each student. Samantha is registered as a Suzuki teacher for books 1-3 and teaches using both Suzuki and traditional methods. Her studio is located in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria, VA.
Samantha H. began her cello studies at the age of eight in Sacramento, CA. She later earned a Bachelor of Music degree from California State University Sacramento where she studied with Andrew Luchansky. She then went on to complete a Master of Music degree and Graduate Performance Diploma from Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore, MD, studying with Jeffrey Solow, Alan Stepansky, and David Hardy.
Samantha has performed in Italy, Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and England, as well as in the U.S. She attended Kneisel Hall Chamber Music School and Festival in Blue Hill, ME and has played in cello and chamber music master classes with Steven Doane, Mihaly Virizlay, Ronald Copes (of the Juilliard Quartet), the Alexander Quartet, and Seymour Lipkin. She has performed with indie folk ...
Learn to play cello in a fun environment. Want to learn to read music? Have a favorite song you'd like play? I teach the basics while adding a fun spin on learning the cello.
Dedicated, hard-working, and enthusiastic music instructor with 4 years of experience. Graduated from California State University Northridge with a bachelors in vocal performance. 10 years of Orchestral performance experience. 3 years of gymnastics instruction experience as well as 10 years of competitive experience. 2 years of pageantry experience. Titles held: Miss Northridge CA Swimsuit USA 2011, Miss Hollywood CA Swimsuit USA 2012, Miss Hollywood Latina 2013. I dedicate my life to teaching while instilling a positive outlook on life.
Note : I am also available for in home lessons in the Chantilly area
Did you start playing a string instrument this fall? Have you been playing your string instrument for a while and want to take your playing to the next level? Do you aspire to be a professional musician? I can give you all the skills you need to enjoy playing your instrument and reach your goals!
I hold a Bachelor of Arts degree from Saint Olaf College in Instrumental Music Education. I have 13 years of experience teaching violin, viola, cello, and piano. I absolutely love what I do! Students in my studio have opportunities to perform in my student string ensemble, my annual recital, and the Solo & Ensemble Festival in the spring. I also teach the Suzuki Method for young players.
"Steven is very professional and extremely helpful. He always has a smile on and is serious about helping you phrase the music. I would highly recommend him to anyone."
"It's been really exciting so far! Jordan has been so helpful, so knowledgeable. I could not have found a better instructor and I'm getting better and better every day."
"My daughter's wedding was weeks away and I had never been able to dance a step. With Jenny's help, I came further than ever before in such short time in any subject."