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Andrew H.

11 Reviews
Washington, DC
Starting at $55
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BFA, Piano Performance from The New School
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Andrew H.

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Expect to cover such performance essentials as: preparation (how to time your skills to be your best self), visualization, confidence and channeling nervous energy, crowd communication, stage presence, and other factors that contribute to your caliber as a performer.

About Andrew

Andrew started playing piano at the tender age of 3. His mom wanted him to spend his endless energy on something artistic so she started him on piano lessons. Very early on it was clear Andrew had a natural, unique ability to connect with the piano. He played in school bands throughout grade school

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Ji
Never thought l could to be able to learn a Bach invention before. Now I’m playing it. Very enthusiastic teacher.
Josie H.
Great first piano lesson for my 10 year old - Andrew was encouraging, patient and inspiring- my daughter connected with him right away and couldn’t wait to get home and practice. Looking forward to more lessons!
George
My dad has a wonderful time with Andrew today!

Lisa B.

24 Reviews
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Music BA with distinction from University of Virginia
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Lisa B.

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Music performance includes all instruments and voice, theater or pop, for a single student.

About Lisa

Elementary school principal and music teacher for more than 10 years. BA in Music, Graduate degree UMET, Puerto Rico. Recording and performing experience. *** Lesson Details *** Guitar: Strum and play chords, chord progressions and songs. Singing, finger picking, basic theory, reading music, com

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Nicole H.
First lesson since I was in 8th grade. Lisa helped me get reacquainted with the instrument.
Shahzad
Lisa is kind, knowledgeable, and encouraging. She is adaptable, too, working well with a student with disabilities. We are glad we found her.
Maggie
Miss Lisa is very nice, patient and encouraging! My daughter loves her!
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Nathan R.

24 Reviews
Hanover, MD
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Nathan R.

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Whether preparing for an audition or an upcoming recital, I cover all the aspects of performance and teach different strategies

About Nathan

I have been teaching private lessons for close to 10 years and have been an active performer for even longer, playing in all different types of groups, from rock bands and jazz groups to orchestras and brass bands. I studied music at Frostburg State University (Bachelors) and the Peabody Conservat

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Joshua V.
Very pleasant teacher. First lesson went well. Thank you
Twila
Nathan is kind and encouraging. My son is enjoying the lessons and making progress towards playing tapas and reveille. He sounds good!! Online classes are convenient to add into a busy schedule.
Jonas L.
This is the first lesson I got to listen to of my son working with Nathan. Usually I'm not home from work. I am really impressed with how much he was able to help my son improve so quickly. I wish we had started this much sooner.

Meet Online Music Performance Teachers Serving Washington, DC

Dave L.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Bachelor of Music Education w/specialization in Instrumental Music from University of Central Florida
  • Awarded Teacher of the Year - Nominee from Gamble Rogers Middle School - St. Augustine, FL
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Dave L.

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Incorporated into instrumental lessons for the aspiring performance major or student interested in pursuing a career in music performance.

About Dave

Teaching Experience: Private Lessons - 20+ years Public School - 4 years Primary Instruments taught: piano, woodwinds Masters Degree in TV/Film Music Orchestration - 2019 University of Chichester, United Kingdom Bachelor's Degree in Music Education - 2001 University of Central Flori

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Janice Z.
Very patient with this senior citizen. Looking forward to my next lesson.
Matt
David is a great instructor. He can hear what you are doing wrong and tell you how to correct. I am learning Saxophone much faster than I thought possible.
Mark M.
Good first lesson with Dave. He's a great communicator and seemed to understand my level of music experience; he knew the right subjects to linger on, and what information he could skip over, confident that I already knew it. I felt like we were able to cover a lot of ground in 45 short minutes.

Stan M.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks french
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Stan M.

35 Reviews
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Are you a musician or singer? Would you like to discover the secrets of performance: confidence, charisma, and showmanship? Or, do you have a piece that you would like to sharpen for an upcoming performance? I hold a B.M. from Berklee College of Music and I have over thirty-three years' experience as both a performer and instructor. Furthermore, I've written extensively on the subject of performance with several books, CD courses, and articles in publication.

About Stan

Hi! I am a private music instructor offering lessons both in-studio and online. I hold a Bachelor of Music Degree from Berklee College of Music, where I graduated Summa cum Laude, and I have over 36 years' full-time experience as an instructor. I also have over four decades of experience as a p

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Rhinda C.
I have just started guitar lessons with Stan and the lessons are going very well. It's exciting to be learning note reading which is something I have always wanted to do. Stan is thorough and clear in his instructions and I look forward to each lesson. I feel lucky to have Stan as my teacher.
Samuel K.
Stan is very knowledgeable about singing, and he teaches more than just voice lessons. It seems like he looks for the best in you as an artist, and try to take it to another level. I'm a new student of his, and it's been great so far. Looking forward to the weekly lessons.
Cullen
Stan is obviously both knowledgeable and talented but he is also a very good teacher and will tailor your lessons not only to your ability but also to your own personal goals

Stan has my highest recommendation

Derek V.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Guitar Performance from University of Colorado
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Derek V.

20 Reviews
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I've performed in thousands of situations all over the country!

About Derek

TEACHING MISSION: Capture the joy of playing music. Inspire continual playing and/or practice, regardless of student's lifestyle/career choices. I start the first lesson with a student wish list (songs, goals, etc) and every lesson we take significant steps towards the goals. Skills: Guitar/Man

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Brian B.
Wonderful, great experience!
Very satisfied
Laura
Super Knowledgable. Psyched to learn more.
Dennis
Derek is a very knowledgable instructor, easy to talk to, and I found his teaching technique is very motivating. He set realistic practice goals for the next session, which will require me to do my part, but that's the reason we show up, to learn how to play a musical instrument.
I highly recommend him.

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Average Cost of Music Performance Lessons in Washington, DC

The average cost of 60-minute music performance lessons in Washington is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
30 min
$41 average
45 min
$55 average
60 min
$69 average

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"Maryann Graham is the best teacher and best friend I can possibly have! 😍😍 I highly recommend her to anyone. She's super sweet and is a great teacher and helper. I've known her for 10 years. I absolutely love her. She's my teacher and bestie."
Autumn
Took Music Performance lessons from Mary Ann G.
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"Mr. B. is my go-to expert on all things musical. I know very little about music and Mr. B is always eager to help."
Ben
Took Music Performance lessons from Eric B.
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"Jan is a very talented, inspiring teacher and a wonderful person. I've really enjoyed her performance class: 'Acting for Singers'. Her classes are challenging, creative and really get to the core of what you need to work on as a singer/performer, in a safe and comfortable environment. I always leave feeling inspired and very emotionally connected to my music.
Jan is very genuine in wanting to help her students achieve success. I highly recommend working with Jan!"
Sara
Took Music Performance lessons from Jan L.
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"Eric is and outstanding hard working musician with many talents to share and looking forward to working with him & his band and learning more about Bass."
Rene'
Took Music Performance lessons from Eric J.
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"Anthony is a skilled musician that has wonderful talent in teaching people (of all ages). He is always kind about how he professes but also takes teaching seriously. he has an amazing capacity of patience and is willing to work with a student until they are comfortable and confident in their skill. He has taught me things from bass clef to crochet. His sense of humor makes his lessons light and easy to let the information sink in. This instructor works well with anyone and has passion, pride, and genuinely loves what he does. A++++++++++++++"
Carla
Took Music Performance lessons from Anthony T.
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"Lenna is a kind a nurturing teacher. She is a careful listener and pays attention to her students' long term goals. I would highly recommend her for anyone interested in pursuing learning music as either a first time or experienced musician!"
Concetta
Took Music Performance lessons from Lenna P.
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"I played in the Advent Band with Vandi as our worship leader for several years. Her energy and enthusiasm was contagious and she always provided positive, constructive criticism. Vandi's knowledge of music theory was demonstrated in her ability to arrange our songs to suit the various skill levels of the band members and the congregation! This is not an easy task and she handled it with ease and grace. I would highly recommend her as an instructor."
Dan
Took Music Performance lessons from Vandi E.
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"My first time taking any type of vocal training before. I did this in hopes to be a better singer in my car. One day I was humming and a friend herd me and said I sounded amazing. I could feel my face turning red because I thought at the time I was alone. Anyways, months later... Guess who's doing karaoke on Tuesday nights?!!"
Amy
Took Music Performance lessons from Danny V.
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"Danny has helped me get comfortable on stage. I always had a fear of talking to my audience in between sets. I get so nervous. Not anymore. So going in for voice and learning how to use a the microphone but also the icing of knowing what to say. I am not perfect now, but not a horrifying mess like I was. Now I can at least speak and feel relaxed. Simplicity singing lessons that f work. :)"
Iain
Took Music Performance lessons from Danny V.
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"I feel so honored to speak on the behalf of Christine, she has truly helped me with my own small business. I'm a professional real estate agent that enjoyed good old fashion family fun, which includes karaoke. I was never a singer, but always enjoyed singing. I figured it was worth an effort to take a few lessons with Christine and see if I liked it. Well, I loved it!

I've been enjoying music and singing every since I started taking lessons with Ms. Christine. I now give monthly dances and include karaoke with prizes; I'm a featured singer/host and it's been WONDERFUL. Never would have thought voice lessons could bring so much meaning to my life. Forever grateful. Thanks so very much :)"
Joe
Took Music Performance lessons from Christine G.
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