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I can't even explain how great this made me feel. I suddenly felt like I could actually achieve this bucket list dream of mine.
Kyle, Country Guitar (In-Person)
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I love teaching because I love passing on my knowledge to others who want to learn.
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An hour lesson just flies by and I’ve learned so much...I’m so excited to return to France and to use all that I’ve learned!
Malia, French (Online)
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I teach because I love bringing more music, harmony and joy into this world!
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Mark S.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mark S.

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With my broad performance and compositional background in folk, classical, jazz, rock, bluegrass, soul, blues, and musical theater, I offer students a wide musical perspective and tailor lessons to match student interests. I work with students on music of their choosing to improve technique and develop an understanding of music theory, improvisation, and composition.

For classical guitar students who would like to pursue the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) graded exams, Mark offers coaching in preparation for all aspects of the practical exams.

About Mark

I am a composer, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter working in a variety of genres. I regularly perform around the Washington, DC, area as a solo guitarist, as a singer/songwriter, and with numerous classical, folk, rock, and musical theater groups. My primary musical influences include folk and

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Kristen
Mark has been a great teacher for this adult beginner! I take lessons in clawhammer banjo and ukulele with him, and his easy-going nature and skill in identifying ways to improve make it a joyful experience! Highly recommend.
SK
Mr. Sylvester is one of the greatest. He is not just an amazing guitarist, but he is also very kind. He treats people with so much respect. He speaks to me and my mom so nicely. He is very patient. He has a deep knowledge of music and knows how to get the most out of even the least talented people (like me!). He doesn't ever get mad if you make a mistake or forget to bring your music notes. We were so lucky to find Mr. Sylvester.
Virginia
Mark is a talented musician who plays and teaches multiple stringed instruments. His lessons are always informative and supportive. They are driven by the student’s interest, so anything you want o learn— styles of music, how to do a particular technique, music theory— you can bring to class. And every now and then he organizes a recital— terrifying but great practice!
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Johnny R.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1985
  • Teaches students 16 and up
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Johnny R.

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WHAT YOU'LL GET WORKING WITH ME

Now accepting select drum students ages 10+ for live, one on one online lessons.

There's nothing more fulfilling than learning to play, and by studying with me, you'll get an incredible knowledge of the basics and advanced techniques of becoming a great drummer.

Whether your goal is to join your first band, lay down electronic beats for EDM, get better in your current band or church ministry, my goal is to help you excel quicker and better than you ever could by doing it alone.

I am a pretty serious drummer and accept students who are serious about their craft. You don't have to be incredible - but you do have to want to improve and have the dedication to study, practice, and perform. Oh, and we have a TON OF FUN along the way!

So, if this fits your idea of a teacher, please set up a no-risk intro pack of lessons. If you're not satisfied, or I'm not your cup of tea, TakeLessons offers a refund for your remaining lessons.

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About Johnny

Welcome! My name is Johnny and I appreciate you taking the time learn more about me and what I can offer you as your teacher. I am a devoted musician, educator and inventor. I'm also the drummer for platinum-selling rock band Collective Soul. I am an active live and in studio drummer touring and

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Ben K.
Really good. Exactly what I need.
Rich S.
I have really enjoyed taking drum lessons with Johnny Rabb. He is not only a highly accomplished and talented musician, but a phenomenal teacher as well. As an older adult student who has studied with other teachers, I find Johnny's teaching style to be very engaging, creative and fun. His style allows him to challenge his students, but not overwhelm them as they progress with their lessons. I highly recommend Johnny for any student who is looking to take their playing to the next level!
Rich
I have really enjoyed taking drum lessons with Johnny. He is an exceptional player and teacher who is extremely knowledgeable in his craft. As an older adult who has studied previously with other teachers, I find his style to be very creative, engaging and fun! Highly Recommend!
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Andrea T.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $44
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Ed.S. from University of Virginia
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Andrea T.

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I was a science teacher at the high school and college level before I got sick and had to leave the classroom. Suffering from autoimmune issues for the past fifteen years, I set out to find healing on the yoga mat and through other lifestyle changes. My approach to teaching is a combination of clear, concise, easy-to-understand instruction from years of experience as a science teacher in a classroom, concern with safety and compassion and caring from dealing with a chronic illness most of my adult life. By the way, I love to smile. My joyful approach to teaching is quite infectious in a good way.

About Andrea

Hi Friends, I am Andrea, a mother, a grandmother, a yoga teacher, a HearthMath Certified Clinical Coach, a certified integrative medicine health coach and a jewelry designer. My background is as eclectic as my jewelry designs. I was a TV news reporter in the 80s. As I covered more environmental d

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Clare
Andrea is so very knowledgeable and helpful as well as clearly showing all different levels of poses for beginners, those with issues as well as advanced students. I really love the way she explains about the meridians, ligaments, muscles and fascia and other details which really help me understand the importance of the movements and poses. Her experience as a teacher and reporter adds to the experience and her extensive scientific and health knowledge really make me feel confident in her as an instructor. My life has been better as a direct result of these wonderful classes.
Vicky
I'd been studying in person with Andrea for about 4 years, and we've made an easy transition to online yoga classes. I especially appreciate how she mixes things up, not doing the same routines each time. She will focus on a particular body part or need for each class. And she adjusts her instructions for everyone's level of ability. Her leadership is gentle and soothing, and she fills you with confidence.
Mary
Always there to make sure that you are doing the poses the right way!!
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Priscilla D.

51 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 6 to 80
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Priscilla D.

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I will encourage you to creatively and philosophically the ways in which applied visual art practice and reflective assessment of culture interrelate. Your art knowledge will not only be enhanced by understanding contemporary artistic developments but your understanding of what is art in society will most absolutely be enriched.

About Priscilla

Hi, I go by Ms. P and my purpose is to inspire creativity while guiding the students through interactive technique and skills so that they may find their own voice and be motivated to express it. I am originally from Rio, Brazil and I was raised in a community infused with music, arts and other in

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Emily Y.
Emily enjoyed the lesson and learned a lot
caroline
she always tries to help me improve while also encouraging me when I do something right and it makes me feel really good!
Kara W.
I’m having great time in my lessons with Ms. P. She makes it easy for me to follow along with the materials and I feel that I’m actually starting to sound like a proficient ukelele musician.
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Damien S.

46 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BFA Studio Composition from SUNY Purchase
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Damien S.

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Learning to play this ancient Irish instrument with other instruments, fiddle, accordion, guitar, penny whistle.

About Damien

Orlando-based composer and guitarist Damien has made a name for himself as a writer of scores for film, theater and dance productions.;A graduate of Music Composition at SUNY Purchase (New York) and Musicology at the University College of Dublin (Ireland). Years of touring internationally and score

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Corinne C.
Great first lesson. Took the time to see where I am with my skills and took it from there. Looking forward to working with him to get better.
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Diane G.

17 Reviews
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  • Speaks English;
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaching since 1982
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Diane G.

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I have been typing for more then 50 years and currently help some of my piano students with their ability to learn to type and have been very successful. I teach typing online and even though my availibility shows I only teach Sunday onlines, I do teach typing online on other days so I can accommodate you at other times as well so please feel free to contact me about other times.

About Diane

I have a degree and certification in violin and piano from the Boston Conservatory as well as a Master's Degree from the University of Maryland. I have had additional training and certification as a Suzuki teacher from The Suzuki Teacher Training Institute. I am a member of SAGWA-Suzuki Associatio

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Medea
Diane has a profound love for children, at least my 7 yr old son. She is so sweet makes learning very easy. She even teaches me along with my son at his lesson. We love Ms. Diane!
Akino
Ms Diane is a wonderful violin teacher for my 9 years old
daughter. It has been three years since we started and my daughter always enjoys her lesson. Ms Diane is very patient, positive and a great listener as well.
Vicki
Diane works with my teenage daughter and she is absolutely wonderful. My daughter loves the way she teaches and enjoys each lesson.

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Average Cost of Crafts & Hobbies Lessons for Adults

The average cost of 60-minute crafts & hobbies lessons is $86. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $240 per hour.
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$79 average
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