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Thomas A.

19 Reviews
Burtonsville, MD
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1982
  • Teaches students 7 to 55
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Thomas A.

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If you want to really rock on the drums I can get you started. I have MANY years of playing, performing, and teaching experience. Want to learn to play your favorite songs? And hopefully develope your own style! Let's rock!

About Thomas

I have been playing drums for over 47 years. For 16 years I played and performed professionally with my band Black Widow USA. We toured the US several times in support of our two internationally released CDs. For about 30 years of my time behind a drum set I had given drum lessons on and off. But b

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Cameron
Tom is a great instructor! Cam is learning so much and making great progress on the drums!
Cheryl I.
This is our first Drum instructor and we are thrilled with Thomas. He is patient, kind, and enthusiastic about teaching. His approach is positive in nature, meeting the student where they are at, takes their interest as the lead, and starts teaching there. My 11 year old son really likes him too! We go to our 4th lesson this afternoon.
Paul
These lessons were great. Regarding drums, I was an absolute beginner, and Tommy's lessons turned out to be an excellent jump-start. I used to play keyboards and guitars before, and I enjoy picking up by ear rather than reading notation, so I really liked informal and 'non-notational' way the lessons went. There was no hard notation drill, and yet Tommy had covered most rudiments, basic techniques, and patterns needed to rock in about 10 lessons. I'd recommend this for anyone who doesn't know how to hold sticks but want to get introduced into rock drumming.
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Michael K.

7 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks ENGLISH
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Michael K.

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Guitar

About Michael

- I teach beginners, and intermediate guitar students. - My students' ages range from 8 years to older adults. - Styles taught: Folk, Folk Rock, and Classical - I have taught guitar for more than 10 years. - I have performed professionally for o

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Matt
I have been taking lessons from Michael for about 9 months, and it has been one of the best experiences I have ever had. He is an excellent guitar player, and instructor. He is patient, thorough, and very willing to pace his instruction with the ability of the student. I am in my late 50's and he is just the person I had hoped for in a teacher. I consider going to lesson not a chore, but a pleasure.
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Great start!
Mohammed Al Dhaheri
I just started to learn how to play guitar. It is hard to learn , but Micheal makes it easier to learn.
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Jessica P.

20 Reviews
Chevy Chase, MD
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 5 to 18
  • Teaching since 1999
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Jessica P.

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Harmony and voice-leading, music analysis, AP music theory tutoring

About Jessica

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 teach

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Zarya N.
She is an amazing teacher and you should have her as your instructor she taught me all I know about classical piano so I thank her for that.
Les
I had a great first lesson with Jessica. The lesson took place in a comfortable studio in her house. We discussed my goals and then reviewed where I am currently. She paid carefully attention to my body position with the bow and had several great suggestions on exercises to improve it. I'm already looking forward to the next lesson.
Gagnon P.
Jessica is very nice!

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Paul E.

1 Review
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
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Paul E.

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My lessons will take you from beginner to amateur to professional as long as you stick with me and practice what I teach you! I have several years teaching music under my belt, already, so I certainly know what works. Worth the try!

About Paul

Hello, I'm Paul. I grew up in a family of musicians. I have mastered many instruments and aspects of music in over 30 years! The guitars are my foremost specialty, then singing, percussion, and music theory. Rock is my favorite of many many genre.

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Hank
Good first lesson, got an overview on music theory and practical playing techniques.Paul was very thorough on my first lesson.
Andrew
Paul is a great teacher who is very knowledgeable in all things guitar. A great choice for learning not only how to play the guitar but to know why all the notes fit together
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Pam I.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Awarded Volunteer service award 2015 from Straz Center, Tampa,FL
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Bachelor of Science - Music Perfirmance from University of South Florida
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Pam I.

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I teach piano at the beginning and intermediate levels. I use the Faber Series for all levels.

About Pam

*** Specialties *** I use the Suzuki method for younger flute students and a combination of Blocki Flute Method and Rubank for students who are in fifth grade and above. I work with students to set specific goals for their progress and encourage them to enter solo and ensemble, all county and all

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Tamara
We had a little technical trouble getting started, but overall it was a good first lesson. Excited for next time!
Darlene D.
Outstanding, extremely helpful. Looking forward to our next lesson.
Annette T.
Mrs. Irwin is fantastic with my son. She is very professional and knowledgeable and has much patience with young children. I have been taking my son to her for piano lessons for quite sometime now and he has learned so much. I highly recommend Mrs. Irwin.
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Phil C.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 17 to 90
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Phil C.

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I teach every student the technical skills and applied theory necessary to work in any contemporary style on guitar. I use the "Be better than you have to be" approach. Want to be the best on a bad day? Be better than your chosen style requires. I studied classical and jazz in order to excel at rock, folk and blues.
You will learn to read music and charts for guitar, as well as movable scale patterns, movable chord forms, and how to apply it all to master the fretboard.
Have you hit a road block? I can help. Are you brand new and want to be sure you understand the instrument completely? I can help.

About Phil

I've taught both privately and in the classroom (in schools from Pre-K to college, and through workshops), and have been a working musician and teacher for more than 25 years. I have a degree in music from Columbia College Chicago (Summa Cum Laude). My students have included everyone from absolute

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Ed B.
Very knowledgeable and put me at ease right from the beginning.
Ben B.
Phil is very personable in his approach. He is also very knowledgeable and throughout in his explanations regarding the topics we are working on and I'm very happy to be working with him.
Glenn F.
1st meeting/lesson went well....Looking forward to future lessons.

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"Matt is an exceptional teacher. I am adult student and Matt was able to work at my speed. Would definitely recommend."
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Took Electric Guitar lessons from Matt O.
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"I had guitar and voice classes and they were awesome. He is patient with students, and helps you to grow fast and easy with his methods."
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"My daughter has been having lessons with Debbie for over a year now and it is amazing to see how much she has learned. Debbie is great! She is very patient, has a great way of teaching and is so great with my daughter. My daughter loves her and looks forward to piano lessons each week. She always comes up with fun ways of teaching and learning, and my daughter looks forward to what her next surprise is. My daughter had never touched a piano prior to lessons with Debbie, my daughter loves it and practices between classes and always stays interested and motivated. We highly recommend her to anyone and everyone!"
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Took Saxophone lessons from Steve M.
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"Riley is the most amazing teacher--I can't recommend her highly enough! I have been studying with her for a little less than a year--both in-person and more recently online--and I have already improved so much. Even better, I always look forward to my lessons!"
Susan
Took Classical Voice lessons from Riley C.
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"Very professional and talented musician! My son is really enjoying his lessons with Aldrin."
Landon
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Aldrin E.
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"We love her passion for music and teaching. She came well prepare. Melissa started my daughter off on a lesson that was fun and challenging. We are excited for the next one!"
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Took Piano lessons from Melissa C.
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"What I appreciate the most about coach Lance is his ability to explain the science behind our voices and how we can control or manipulate our airway to hit certain notes/pitch. Although I am just a beginner, I am super excited to see how far I can go with Lance as my coach!"
Christie
Took Broadway Singing lessons from Lance R.
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