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Anne R.

Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Singing through transliteration only: Japanese, Chinese, Portuguese, African songs., Singing in: Spanish, Latin, German, French, Italian, Russian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1983
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Anne R.

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I have spent 37 years teaching Pre-Kindergarten through 5th grade music, using an active program of singing, moving, playing, improvising and performing. I follow the principles of the Orff-Schulwerk process of teaching children, but also draw upon my technical and artistic background as a performer: Voice, Cello, Recorder (all voices), Native American-style Flute, Piano, Guitar and the Bass Viola da gamba (I teach all of these privately, as well, up through adult learners). Skills and repertoire are taught with an Historic and Cultural sensibility, especially drawing tunes and activities from the cultural and personal interest of my students. If your children are home-schooled, I would love to work with them and keep the music curriculum going!

About Anne

I love working with young students, to get them started on the path to becoming Musical People. Whether I'm teaching them to play one specific instrument, helping them develop their singing voices, or leading them through a performance-based curriculum based upon The National Standards of Music Ed

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Emily G.

5 Reviews
Manassas, VA
Starting at $45
  • Music, A.A. from Northern Virginia Community College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Emily G.

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Proper technique is introduced early to prevent injury. Fun, varied, and exciting repertoire will be learned!

About Emily

I have been playing the piano since I was around 5 years old. My parents like to tell a story - they found me as a toddler one day, sitting by my little plastic Fisher Price toy piano, playing and singing Twinkle Twinkle Little Star. The rest, as they say, is history - Mom & Dad promptly and proudl

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Bolor B.
My daughter is stubborn and cannot concentrate on one thing for long time, but somehow Emily finds a way to keep her busy and concentrated for half an hour. I'm learning from Emily how to teach my daughter at home and keep her motivated. I'm sure we will continue the lessons in the fall.
Sara F.
Emily does a great job communicating with my 6 year old daughter at a level she can understand. What I like most about Emily is that she doesn't get stuck on one thing. If she tries an exercise or technique that my daughter doesn't get, she moves onto something else until she finds what works for my daughter. Great teacher!
Angela B.
Emily is an awesome piano teacher! She motivates yet does not intimidate. She helps lay a strong foundation in theory which will help the student as they grow and even play other instruments. She has been very accommodating with scheduling when a conflict occurs. The spring recital this year was a highlight for our family and a confidence booster for our child.
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Wilma Evangeline B.

37 Reviews
Bowie, MD
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Tagalog, English
  • Masters Degree in Special Education from UP Diliman
  • Teaches students 4 to 60
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Wilma Evangeline B.

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This class is intended for those who have never played a `ukulele, a beginner or continuing student. Yao will learn how to hold, tune, and play the `ukulele for sing-alongs. Basic theory such as rhythmic values (whole, half, quarter, eighth notes), time signatures, etc. will be introduced. You should be able to play several different basic strumming styles, read and understand `ukulele chord charts, transpose songs into other keys, and play along to a large selection of songs, or play at least one song all the way through!

For intermediate students, you will work on more advanced arrangements of songs, strumming styles, increase your chord vocabulary and generally gain a greater knowledge of the `ukulele. You will also learn how to read tablature to play simple melody lines. It will help if you are familiar with the following music theory concepts: key signature (especially the keys of C, F, and G), time signature (3/4, 4/4 and 6/8), and rhythmic values including whole, half, ...

About Wilma Evangeline

*** Studio Equipment *** Upright Piano Yamaha Electric Keyboard, Guitar, Violin, Flute & Drums *** Travel Equipment *** Guitar, Keyboard, *** Specialties *** Early Childhood Music, General Music Education, Music Therapy & Special Education Services

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Adrienne E.
This has been an amazing process with my God son. He has ADHD and while initially he had some difficulty being focused he is beginning to slow down and is grasping the ability to learn. Wilma is very patient and an excellent instructor. We really approach her.
Keion G.
WILMA is very good working with Keion. He is very hyperactive however she is very patient with him and after one session he has learned a lot
Selah A.
Wilma is a very sweet and knowledgeable instructor. My kids enjoy her.

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Antoniy K.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English; Bulgarian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor's of Music, Masters of Music, Professional Studies Diploma from San Francisco Conservatory of Music
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Antoniy K.

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Take classical guitar lessons with a seasoned, prize-winning classical guitarist ! I am an active performer throughout the country as a soloist and member of the Pacific Guitar Ensemble, alongside David Tanenbaum, Peppino D'Agostino, Marc Teicholz and Larry Ferrara. I graduated from the SF Conservatory of Music and hold Bachelor's, Master's, and Professional Studies' diplomas.

I welcome students at any age or skill level ! I focus on classical guitar playing, but can also provide lessons in other styles.

I am very passionate about music and take joy in teaching this art to kids and adults ! I focus on proper technique as well as musicality, and understanding different musical styles and music theory. I am patient, but will also challenge my student to progress naturally. I have been teaching classical guitar for seven years and take great enthusiasm in it. I focus on proper technique which will allow the guitarist to play relaxed and with ease, musicality which is such an ...

About Antoniy

Take classical guitar lessons with a seasoned, award-winning and professional classical guitarist! I am an active performer throughout the country as a soloist and member of the Pacific Guitar Ensemble alongside David Tanenbaum and Peppino D'Agostino. I graduated from the San Francisco Conservatory

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Luke
Tony was awesome. This was my first ever lesson, despite having "played" for many years - Tony was friendly and gentle in his approach to showing me all my bad technique and habits and how to correct them. I'm looking forward to many more lessons and growing my ability through his guidance!
Bonnie
Tony is an excellent instructor. His style of teaching emphasizes clear instruction, valuable feedback and attainable goals within a friendly and calm environment. The pieces he chooses for study are appropriately challenging and musically enjoyable. The in-home lessons were very convenient and he was professional in all respects. I recommend him highly!
Mark
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Adam K.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $44
  • Speaks Hebrew, English
  • Master Of Clinical Psychology from Chestnut Hill College
  • Awarded Outstanding Scholars Academic Merit Program from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
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Adam K.

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Students can expect to learn rhythm and lead (solo) guitar in the Blues style, which is the basis for Rock and Blues Rock guitar. I will also show you how these skills can can be applied to other popular genres. Learn how to play the fundamental blues rhythm based on the "I, IV, V" progression and the pentatonic scales to play melodies, lead lines, and solos/improvisation. Lead technique will include slides, hammer-ons and pull-offs, note bends, and vibrato. My approach emphasizes the use of ear training and transcribing by listening to classic songs by the "the masters," the most notable Blues players like BB King, Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Jimi Hendrix, etc.

About Adam

Learn to play your favorite songs, sing while playing, or even write your own songs! I have been passionate about music all of my life. I have been teaching guitar and piano for 10 years. I'm a doctoral student at Chestnut Hill College pursuing a degree in clinical psychology with plans to becom

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Ted S.
Good first lesson.
Veronica T.
Adam is a wonderful guitar instructor. He is very knowledgable and he is always calm, patient and very encouraging. He taught me a lot of ways to practice and enjoy music. Thank you Adam! I would highly recommend!
Kristin
I took acoustic guitar lessons with Adam and he was a wonderful teacher. I had little knowledge of the guitar and felt I developed my skills quickly. Adam was patient, nice and came up with fun exercises and song selections. Would highly recommend Adam as a teacher!
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Scott S.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Speaks Music
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Scott S.

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I enjoy nurturing musical creativity in my
students.

It is Rapturous for me when a student realizes
their own musicality by going past just
playing the notes on the page, to actively
expressing the Message (which could be a
Thought, Emotion, or a Scene) that is
inherent in the piece.

In a Brass instrument lesson, I have the student play:
-A quick and effective warm-up with me.
-A quick review of their assigned
technical exercises.
-Their assigned Etude or Chart or Solo.
-A Duet with Me.

Technical aspects of Performance:
1. A mastery of ability to Sight Sing.
2. Clean Articulation.
3. A wide (and well-sounding) Range.
4. Moving between partials is Flexible.
5. A beautiful Tone.

I wish for my students to become more than
just good instrumentalists, I want for them
to always have fun with music. When a
student realizes that music can ultimately be
Emotional and Creative Outlet for them,
they will be Musicians for life!

About Scott

I am a Bass Trombonist, but teach all brass instruments. I have been teaching for 20 years. I help my students build their Tone, Technique and Articulation by teaching a simple Warm-Up routine. I have written an 8-page eBook entitled "Optimal Brass Playing" that describes ten areas of best practi

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Danny
Mr. Scott really is a nice person to meet. For my first voice lessons, He helped me identify what range I was comfortable with and introduced a few of his works that opened my perspective on reading music. He knows how to teach his material if you specify what exactly you want to accomplish.
Mike
Scott is someone who expertly emphasizes both the fundamentals of trombone playing and musicianship. I have had the opportunity to read his melodious etudes arrangements with him and his arrangements are expertly crafted to force the performers to work on listening, phrasing, intonation and sound quality all in one fell swoop. Scott's attitude is very warm and not condescending in the slightest. He is very positive while always encouraging the player to grow. If you are a low brass player who wants a deeper understanding on the intricacies of low brass performance and overall musicianship, you should absolutely give Scott a try.

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My daughter has been taking flute lessons with Mrs. Shannon and she loves her. She enjoys taking them so much that we have included piano lessons. I recommend Mrs. Shannon to anyone who needs music lessons."
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"This is my first music lesson in years. Concetta is an amazing, patient teacher and gives feedback in a very positive manner. I am so glad I have the opportunity to take lessons from her."
Jaclyn
Took Violin lessons from Concetta A.
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Took Singing lessons from Cory H.
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"Lin was very professional and well prepared for my 10 year old son's first lesson. He enjoyed working with Lin and thought she was very thorough. I like how she spent time reviewing the lesson and homework with me when I came to pick him up."
Brandon
Took Violin lessons from Lin X.
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"Keith is great! He made my daughter feel so comfortable. He was vert patient with her and explained things simply. My daughter really likes him. Highly recommended !!!"
Iris
Took Piano lessons from Keith J.
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"Charles is cool, makes the learning fun, taught me easy songs so I stay encouraged. If you dont practice, there isn't a teacher that can help. Thanks for the jump start Charles."
Derek
Took Guitar lessons from Charles W.
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"John Krauss has been teaching our 4th grade boy acoustic guitar for the past year. When he started, our son could not clap a rhythm to save his life but now is learning to strum on beat and follow along with lessons successfully. John challenges our 9 year old with different styles and techniques that push him to the next level. He encourages our child in a warm and respectful way. We appreciate John's professionalism and patience with working with a young student. We highly recommend him. "John is a nice guy who helps me learn new chords and licks. I like my lessons!" says the 4th grader."
Laurie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from John K.
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"Tony is a skilled maestro that taught me something new with every lesson. He opened my musical perspective by showing me the fundamentals of what it means to be musically inclined and gave me the tools to further my education on my own."
Dillon
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tony M.
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Megan
Took Singing lessons from Daniel G.
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