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Diane G.

17 Reviews
Gaithersburg, MD
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English;
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Recognition Award, 1999 and 2000 from The White House
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Diane G.

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I teach all levels of music theory that help students succeed. They range from beginning note and music theory through theory needed to perform in symphony orchestras. I also have summer music programs.I teach the theory all musicians should learn if they wish to play with others.

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 Associati

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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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Jennifer T.

33 Reviews
Chantilly, VA
Starting at $39
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Jennifer T.

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I teach sit down lessons and also incorporate theory into private lessons for students.

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

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Diana
For three years my daughter has taken voice training with Jennifer and has learned so much and loved her lessons. She loves theater and acting and Jennifer has built up her confidence to sing in public and feel good about her singing. The recitals are always well done and much appreciated by parents and family.
Amy T.
Great experience
Ronald K.
Jennifer is great! Customized the first lesson to match my skill level and goals.
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Victoria H.

6 Reviews
Annandale, VA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 3 to 60
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Victoria H.

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We will make sure each student understands the foundation, then build from there. Some students require different approaches to learning, and I work with the students' strengths to help them build their knowledge.

Using your primary instrument, we will explore the theoretical foundations of music for that instrument, while drawing basic parallels to other instruments.

About Victoria

Vicky is a music teacher from Cocoa Beach, FL. She has been teaching since 2008, starting in the Central Florida area and then in the Southwest Virginia region. She studied music therapy at the graduate level through Radford University, and general music, with coursework in education, religious st

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Shabir K.
great session!! looking forward to many more
Kelly M.
She's great.
Ashley F.
As always, Vicky was great!

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Tom G.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Army Commendation Letter from US Army
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Tom G.

21 Reviews
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Detailed explorations of sound and rhythm, from beginner to advanced.

About Tom

Emphasizing studies in jazz and improvisation, I have gladly devoted the past 25 years of my life to understanding this wonderful instrument. As a teacher, my goal is to provide insight along your musical path. To approach the challenge of learning trumpet, I build individualized daily trumpet

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Very patient with every one of my mistakes. I am excited to keep learning the bugle after my first lesson.
Alec
Exactly what you want in an instructor: knowledgeable, patient, and supportive!
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Bill T.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Theodore Presser Award from The Presser Foundation
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Bill T.

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I've been studying music my entire life and have composed, arranged, practiced and played many styles and genres of music gaining a solid understand of what makes each style, chord and melody unique. Knowing how music and harmony functions is essential to becoming a complete musician and is something that every person studying an instrument should have a grasp on. I use a blend of ear training, active listening and classroom style exercises to help the student attain a well rounded and practical understanding of the function of musical theory.

About Bill

Bill is multi-instrumentalist, jazz musician, composer, arranger and educator. He developed a strong connection to music early in life through some family tradition, encouraging parents and many inspiring and influential teachers. He has gone on to perform alongside a number of noteworthy artists a

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Athan M.
I very highly recommend Bill! A few months ago I could struggle through a few scales but with Bill's teaching I'm now playing funk songs live in front of 50 people with a friend's band. Bill's lessons are not only useful, but also fun and energetic. I've had a number of saxophone teachers in the past and Bill is by far the best.
Suzette Graham-Hill, M.D. FACP
Bill is Absolutely Excellent. Wonderful patient teacher. Every student should have a teacher as patient as Bill.
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Very good teacher.

Sean L.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Jazz Band excellence from Methuen High
  • Teaching since 2014
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Sean L.

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Sean has shown a passion for music by winning several awards throughout his high school career. He has gathered an abundance of knowledge and concepts by attending Berklee's Summer Program three times on full scholarships and attending classes after school.

About Sean

Well versed in all styles! I’ve played in professional bands/setting (wedding bands, original music, hired guns, etc) and taught for the past 10 years. I’ve helped students of all levels achieve their goals. My approach is tailored to each individual student. I will teach you exactly what you want

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Adam C.
Sean is a really cool teacher. he's very smart who can listen to a song and he can play + show the right notes . he can meet all my leason needs I THINK HE'S #1

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"There are those who teach out of necessity, and those who teach out of passion

I'm taking music theory and composition lessons from Daniel to supplement what I already know from composing by ear. He's an excellent teacher, very enthusiastic about teaching the material, and extremely knowledgable. I feel like I've learned a ton so far and we're not even close to done yet! Highly recommended."
Sam
Took Music Theory lessons from Daniel K.
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"Greg is a very knowledgeable musician who teaches important fundamentals in a fun and unique way. I highly recommend his services!"
Ryan
Took Music Theory lessons from Greg C.
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"Extremely supportive, positive, encouraging teacher. We worked on form and theory, and always left me with things to work on until our next lesson. Really helped me get started. Thanks Victor!"
Adin
Took Music Theory lessons from Victor M.
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"she is a very good, patient and charismatic teacher!!! and she knows her job!!!"
Willy
Took Music Theory lessons from Katie P.
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"Indigo is simply the best at simplifying music theory into bite size pieces that are easy to grasp. She is a very gifted teacher."
Geoffrey
Took Music Theory lessons from Indigo S.
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"Super Great Professor"
Rodrigo
Took Music Theory lessons from Naomi R.
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"Well, I can say that when we met 24 years ago, I've never seen anyone playing the bass guitar as good as he did, I still remember him playing that beautiful six string bass guitar along with a drummer... I was just trying to catch up with those two ... it was just rehearsal and they didn't need a me as keyboard player , just the slap bass solo was enough for me to step down and watch, I learned a lot just by listening to him. He was a very patient teacher and his musical knowledge was amazing,"
Rolando
Took Music Theory lessons from Shon M.
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"Adam Tune is very prepared all the time. He is patient, passionate, and very qualified to teach us all we need to know about the subject. He teaches in a way that makes his students want to know more because his lessons are fun and interesting. Needless to say, he is very respectful and and encouraging.
He has helped me with Music Theory, Music Technology... and Hearthstone! :)

I would definitely recommend him."
Michelle
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"Composer here, who studied with Bill. A kind and insightful teacher! Bill was always ready to help with odd requests for pieces I was working or interested in as we went over piano topics, music theory, and ear training. Gave me a great foundation to work with."
Josie
Took Music Theory lessons from Bill T.
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"I studied music theory with Adam because I needed extra help for college classes, and he was a huge help! There were so many concepts that I knew a little about, but Adam helped fill in the gaps of knowledge and familiarized me with the concepts so well, that I could teach them myself! He is patient, humorous, and a complete joy to take lessons from."
Eric
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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