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Popular Music Theory Teachers Near Rescue

Dan C.

Virginia Beach, VA
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Barbara M.

Virginia Beach, VA
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Stephen P.

Hampton, VA
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Dan C. Virginia Beach, VA

Theory, song writing

About Dan

Summary of Qualifications

€ More than twenty nine years of experience in music.
€ Private teaching of Bass guitar and beginner electric, acoustic guitar since 1990
€ Uncommon knowledge of music gained since early age.
€ Remarkable ability to play pieces in a historically accurate way.
€ Flexibility, energy, and ability to practice daily.
€ High degrees of self-motivation- practice without supervision
€ Profound ability to listen to everyone's suggestions as well as an excellent team
member when rehearsing and performing.
€ Excellent ability to respond quickly to verbal directions and aural cues.
€ Unmatchable ability to express self ...

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PhillipW October 3, 2011
First Impressions

They say first impressions are lasting, well Dan C. jumped right in and and set a very comfortable learning environment. As a novice beginner (Bass) I appreciated that and believe it or not I actually learned something in notes after just one lesson. Even with beginner mistakes he encouraged me to keep going until I got it right, and I did.I am a 20 year Navy VET and I've taught and know a good teacher when I meet one. Dan is one.Also, the take lessons organization has been very professional and timely in all of my questions etc.... I've made a great decision going with them!
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MarkM2 January 23, 2011
Dan's Feedback

January 23, 2011: In my opinion Dan is a fine instructor, very friendly and easy to talk to. My son took guitar lessons several years ago, he was taught in a style that went straight to playing songs by tablatureHe could not read the notes, so I appreciate Dan teaching me to read the notes and learn the timing. I appreciate the way that he encourages me and in a tactful way pushes me to play better. When his alarm goes off to signal the lesson is over, he doesn't just pack up and rush off. He will take the time to finish whatever we are working on and let me know what I need to work on to prepare for the next lesson. .....Thanks Dan!!![Update] December 6, 2011: I could not be happier that I had Dan as my guitar instructor over this past year and if not for obtaining a full time job on top of full time college I would be continuing my lesson with him. He is always professional while also being able to put a smile on your face. Most of all he is just a great guy that's fun to play with. He is also very good at judging and predicting your abilities and matching them up with songs to learn; Songs that you know and like, so as you are learning the song, timing is easier to get down and you really have fun learning.I picked one song to learn, he let me know that it may be a little too advanced for me but without discouraging me. I should have listened, because that song had me so discouraged and frustrated that I would not pick up the guitar for days. He is so easy to talk with I was able to call him at home. He was able to motivate me to practice a different way and the next lesson I was moving on to another song. Dan is a huge asset to your organization and certainly the more instructors you have like Dan the more your company will flourish.
Barbara M. Virginia Beach, VA

All music theory concepts covered and utilized during lessons; scales and chord formations.

About Barbara

Music has been an integral part of my world, playing a major role in both my personal and professional life. I embrace the chance to be immersed in it, to share my enthusiasm for and expertise in the area of the music education experience, promoting creative development and student performance skills.

I am an original New Yorker, but have lived in Virginia Beach for the past 12 years. I began studying piano at the age of 8 and have not stopped playing since. It is a gift and a joy to be able to share my love of music performance with people of all ages and abilities. I have also sung in many choirs in addition to performing professionally on the piano and the guitar, both as a soloist and ensemble member.

I rejoice in the success that I see in my students as they learn and gain ...

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Michal N. November 12, 2014
Music Performance · In home
Verified Student
Barbara is very musical, very talented and very attuned to my needs. She is not only a singing teacher or a pianist, she is all and more. Most importantly, she is a mentor.
I highly recommend Barbara.
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Nancy B. October 31, 2013
Piano
Great skilled teacher -- extremely patient, kind and good natured!

My daughter has been taking piano lessons with Barbara for approximately 5 years. Barbara is passionate about piano and music in general and really gives over the love of music to her students. She is also extremely flexible and is in tune with where the student wants to go musically....we highly recommend her!
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Barry S. October 31, 2013
Guitar
Excellent!

Barbara has taught me to further my guitar skills and given me confidence to play in a group. Not only is she a great teacher but she is a great and warm person. Thanks for everything!!
Stephen P. Hampton, VA

About Stephen

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I expect the student to have the instrument they are wanting to learn.

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I have taught drums and piano for over 7 years. However, professionally I have been playing drums for 4 years in live and studio situations. The only included music recording in reference to the fact that I can teach musicians how to effectively record in a studio situation. I wouldn't be the teacher for engineering work.

Don W.

Newport News, VA
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Cara M.

Norfolk, VA
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Rachel G.

Hampton, VA
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Don W. Newport News, VA

I teach theory commiserate with the level of the student to ensure the student understands the connection between the written notes and the whole picture of the music being performed.

About Don

I have a BA in Music Education and over 40 years of professional performance in the US and Germany. A retired military musician, I have taught lessons in Alabama, Georgia, Germany and Virginia to all brass students for 15 years. I am knowledgeable in all styles of music: classical, band and orchestra, big band and jazz, solo and ensemble playing. Groups I have performed with include: Orchestra Atlanta, the Cobb Symphony, The Cobb Wind Ensemble and Atlanta Wind Ensemble, Georgia Brass Band, University of Heidelberg Symphony, Chesapeake Bay Wind Ensemble, the Northern Neck Orchestra, the York River Symphony, the Hampton Roads Philharmonic and seven years at Busch Gardens, Williamsburg. I also play with several big bands in the Hampton Roads area and have two trombone quartets. My ...

Cara M. Norfolk, VA

About Cara

I am an award winning vocalist and performer who loves to teach voice. My credentials and affiliations include a Bachelor's in Vocal Music, Hurrah Players, Governor's School for the Arts, and VA Opera. I specialize in opera, musical theater, religious/spiritual, jazz artist, but also record pop/rock. Trained by some of the very best artists and teachers in Virginia and Texas, I have gained extensive knowledge in vocal pedagogy that has allowed me to be very versed in numerous styles of singing and crossover to several genres. I fell in love with teaching several years ago and my students have achieved much success in the art world and their communities. I adore my students and I treat their voices with extreme care and provide a very positive, patient, relaxed, and supportive ...

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William W. December 19, 2014
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Amazing artist! Very patient and out going! Puts her heart into training you and makes sure you understand it! Literally the best instructor ever!
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Sarah A. December 15, 2014
Vocal Training · In studio
Verified Student
Excellent, skilled, and patient teacher!
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Tom L. October 30, 2014
Vocal Training · In home
Verified Student
Excellent teacher, and very enjoyable lessons.
Rachel G. Hampton, VA

I have a degree in music performance (violin) from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. I have taught music and music theory since 2002, in addition to regularly using theory as a studio musician and songwriter. I am a patient and enthusiastic teacher (if I may say so myself!), and my teaching style is effective, fun, and relaxed. Call me today, to schedule your lesson!

About Rachel

Hi, there! My name is Rachel, and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2002, and have loved helping my students learn to read and play, discover their own love of music, and conquer their fears of performing (so much "proud mama bear" happening!). In 2003, I earned my violin performance degree at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where I also studied piano and vocal pedagogy. I'm an encouraging and fun person to work with (if I may say so myself!), and my teaching style is fun, positive, and relaxed. I have worked with many students, including some with learning disabilities, physical limitations, PTSD, and just plain ol' stage fright! I work with you to set your own goals, and I look forward to helping you reach them... ...

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William G. November 5, 2014
Piano · In studio
I have always wanted to learn to play the piano. I am 68 now so it’s about time. I saw Rachel’s ad and decided to give it a try. She is very knowledgeable and the lessons are actually fun and the time goes by quickly. I am glad that I called her. I like taking lessons from someone who performs.

Music Theory With TakeLessons

TakeLessons offers private in-studio and in-home Music Theory in Rescue and nearby areas. Learn how to understand music theory by working with a qualified TakeLessons instructor. Review Rescue Music theory teacher profiles and contact a friendly TakeLessons student counselor by phone or email for assistance with scheduling your Music theory lessons.

Whether you are a beginner Music theory student, intermediate Music theory student, or advanced Music theory student, a TakeLessons Instructor can help you learn or enhance your Music theory skills. Your choices for a Rescue Music theory instructor come from a variety of backgrounds, making it easy to find one that matches your interests and skill level. Each Music theory instructor's specialties are listed on their profile, along with ...

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