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Popular Music Teachers Near Stafford

Kathleen L.

Woodbridge, VA
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Suzie D.

Woodbridge, VA
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Chuck M.

Woodbridge, VA
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Kathleen L. Woodbridge, VA

About Kathleen

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I can provide sheet music and some learning tools. I expect the students to have a notebook, a music stand, and a quiet place to work.

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I teach both classical violin and fiddle. I use the Suzuki Method for classical violin. For fiddle, I teach Irish, Scottish, Old-time, and Bluegrass, each using a combination of learning by ear and fiddle transcriptions.

Suzie D. Woodbridge, VA

About Suzie

*** Specialties ***
I teach many styles and tailor lessons to each student.

Chuck M. Woodbridge, VA

About Chuck

Influences: Buddy Rich, Gene Krupa, John Bonham, Ginger Baker, Ian Paice, Don Brewer.

(Juilliard Member since 2005)

Alan S.

Manassas, VA
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Samuel N.

Manassas, VA
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Mike C.

Fredericksburg, VA
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Alan S. Manassas, VA

About Alan

Education:

Formal Study:
Associate in Arts Degree from Suffolk County Community College Long Island, New York and United States Air Force Band Careerfield at Scott AFB, Illinois and March AFB, California

Private Study:
Pete Heywood (Fifth Avenue Band- Reprise Records), Al Miller ( Cab Calloway), John Kasica (St. Louis Symphony), Bob Luther (Fairchild) and Bobby Dominguez (Russell Ferante of The Yellow Jackets).

Experience:
Performing
Donati Orchestra, Jazz Street Station/5th Ave Band, Glasshouse (on the Spirit of Washington), Our Pleasure Top 40, NightShift, 3RDegree and presently now with Syncopated Nation.

NOTABLE ACCOMPLISHMENTS: *Appeared on "Merv Griffin Television", "Bob Hope Celebrity Dinner Show", "Caesar's Palace Las Vegas" and ...

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Jo Anna N. March 25, 2014
Drum
Professional, patient, and pleasant!

Alan has been my 15-year-old son's drum instructor for five years now, and in that time, my son has progressed from being a complete novice to drumming in a very decent teen band. With Alan, you get solid teaching skills, a pleasant personality, and great flexibility in arranging lessons. We love the fact that he provides instruction in our home--one less runaround for us! Alan is a musician who knows how to teach and inspire, and we recommend him without reservation.
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Eric C. March 17, 2014
Drum
Excellent instructor

I've been studying with Alan for more than a year. He is an excellent, reliable teacher and an outstanding drummer. His lessons are clear and concise. His communication skills are excellent. Also, I'm very happy with the syllabus he has put together for me, as we use a variety of instruction books. I feel like there's a definite path towards improvement. You won't be disappointed if Alan is your teacher...
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Tim M. March 15, 2014
Drum
Alan is a great drum teacher

Alan teaches my 15 year old son drums. He is a real professional player and teacher. I cannot believe how much my son has learned in his first 6 months! Alan is patient but also holds my son accountable by not giving him a pass if something is not right. He is a pleasant man too - always smiling. I highly recommend him.
Samuel N. Manassas, VA

About Samuel

Hello, I'm Sam, and I've been playing the viola for 13 years, and teaching for a total of 4-5 years. I'm a recent graduate of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, but I'm a native born South Dakotan. I'll tell you a little bit about myself as a teacher.

I love sharing what I've learned with students, and I'm particularly interested in teaching students what they want to work on, but also giving them the tools that they need to succeed. I teach from either a traditional standpoint, or from Suzuki books in order to teach technical facility.

I don't provide instruments or the accessories that go along with it, so please be prepared to have those things. I'll also provide a list of music that you should order after our first lesson. ...

Mike C. Fredericksburg, VA

About Mike

Mike Charlton began his journey of music on Clarinet at the age of eleven, and began study on the Violin the following year. Participant in the Virginia All-State Bands and Orchestras every year of high school, Mike has studied Violin with Sandy Hunt, Dora Mullins, Leslie Stewart, and Lucy Manning, and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. He has a varied experience as an educator, and his teaching positions include: three years in a homeschool enrichment program in Virginia Beach, VA instructing students in Band, Strings, Guitar, Music Theory, and Music History; four years as a middle school strings director in the Williamsburg, VA public schools teaching both Orchestra and Guitar classes; and thirteen years of experience ...

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