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Timothy H.

49 Reviews
Washington, DC
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 8 to 80
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Bachelors of Fine Arts in Vocal Performance from University Of The Arts
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Timothy H.

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In Piano, we work on proper bench posture and distance from the keyboard, hand placement and correct finger curvature and work towards developing great musicality in piano repertoire.

In Voice, we work on proper posture for both seated and standing positions, microphone placement, diction, audience interaction and more.

About Timothy

** Following the COVID-19 pandemic, all students MUST be at least 14 days past full vaccination to be eligible for in-person lessons. Online lessons are still offered for those not yet vaccinated. Thank you for your understanding and patience ** I hold a Bachelors of Fine Arts from The University

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Justin
Tim is great, really patient and enthusiastic teacher who knows his stuff. As a complete beginner who hasn’t played an instrument since middle school, I would highly recommend him.
Haughton B.
Great Internet, great teaching, positive attitude. Amazing!
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Priscilla L.

54 Reviews
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $100
  • Speaks Spanish, Portuguese, English
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Priscilla L.

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First thing I do before first day of class is send out a welcoming greeting via email and call a few days before first lesson. We Briefly discuss and establishing the learning goals for the course based on the visual literacy,technical,and intellectual competencies the students should achieve by the end of a period is ideal for me to design the course or update an existing course for the student's desired outcomes. The syllabus and the schedule are completed along with a comprehensive strategy for what will take place during class. Music lessons include: warm ups, exercises, technical and theory work, solfeggio (sight-singing), ear training, repertoire musical coaching, composition writing, preparation for performances and more.

About Priscilla

Hi! I’m Priscilla also known as Ms. P. to my students. I'm a mentor who values a unique and creative approach to learning music and photography. In my career, I’ve realized the importance of using a variety of teaching techniques catered to a student's learning style. As a mom, I’m witness to

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Nikyah D.
Priscilla was very kind and welcoming. She made me and my daughter feel comfortable with her and my daughter had an amazing time. She is looking forward to more lessons with Priscilla
JONATHAN
Priscilla (Ms. P) is a wonderful instructor. She is fun, engaging and enthusiastic; but also a serious motivator for my preteen. I especially appreciate the weekly lesson summary provided by Ms. P that detail what was accomplished in the lesson and emphasizing what was performed particularly well by my student. I highly recommend Ms. P to anyone interested.
Debbie
Great fund of knowledge, enthusiastic, makes it fun to learn, and meets you where you are musically with encouragement to practice and make progress towards your goal. Really appreciate her unique approach to settle and center initially to make for a better experience during the lesson. Highly recommend.
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Joe B.

12 Reviews
Rockville, MD
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Portugues, Spanish, Portuguese
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joe B.

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The Great Shape Band Project

Learn how to play in a band formation | Guitar | Bass| Vocal

About Joe

Fully Vaccinated and ready roll, let's do this together. My method is a fun, energy-packed and safe environment where kids are encouraged to love God, music, their band members, and their electric guitar or bass. My desire is to partner with parents to teach kids (6 and up) basic music skills

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SAHIN
Joe is awesome. He has a unique teaching style that makes learning fun for the student. He helps in every aspect, both technically and inspirationally.
Rishi A.
Kids liked Joe a lot!
Sophie D.
Joe continues to work with my 7-year-old daughter, she loves his technique and style.
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Dr. Wilma Evangeline B.

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

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As a private music teacher, I provide instrumental, vocal and music training for children and adults of all ages. I have developed and prepared learning materials and repertoire for my students at different stages of their musical development; I teach individual and/or group lessons lasting from 30 minutes to an hour or longer, usually incorporating elements of general musicianship, such as ear training and theory, as well as instrumental technique and interpretation. Also, I do arrange performance opportunities for your my students, such as concerts for friends and relatives; preparing them for performances, examinations, auditions and festivals.

About Dr. Wilma Evangeline

*** Studio Equipment *** Baby Grand Piano, 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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Don
Dr. Wilma is so amazing, she was very patient with me! She made me feel peaceful and confident enough to sing in front of her!! I would definitely recommend Dr. Wilma to anyone and everyone!
Sophia
My 6 year old couldn't stop talking about her first lesson. She was very nervous but the instructor put her at ease and provided constant encouragement.
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.
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Celine K.

44 Reviews
Ashburn, VA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Awarded Honor Student from George Mason University
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Celine K.

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I am a passionate and motivated instructor who loves working with students and sharing my love of music. I have been teaching professionally for 17 years. It is important that each student progresses at his or her own pace. I encourage this by setting realistic goals for my students at each lesson.

About Celine

I love to teach students of all ages and abilities. I believe that learning music should be fun and enjoyable. It is my mission to guide and provide appropriate tools to educate musicians who will always have a lifelong passion. I am a passionate and motivated instructor who loves working with st

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Sung L.
Dear Celine K. Teacher,🌷
Thank you for your encouragement and kind instruction at the first class. Have a blessed & blessed December.
🌷With Respect SUNGLEE
Divya B.
Celine has been a wonderful teacher and my daughter loved the singing classes...She's been very patient with my daughter ,who was a beginner in singing ,and encouraged her and helped her built confidence in singing the songs.
Brian Nguyen
I started with Celine for piano, but then we started doing half piano and half singing lessons.

Celine and I went through a piano lessons book. It was very helpful learning how to learn a song. I got used to reading notes and how to practice. I came from being self taught through youtube and playing by ear for around a year or 2, but I never learned the traditional and more classical way. I really learned a lot from that.

Singing was more exciting because I grew at a pretty fast rate. Celine is really knowledgable about the different ways a person can use their voice and selecting out warm ups to help the growth of a specific singing technique. My voice got stronger and more stable. My head voice is more natural. My singing background was just doing it for fun since I was a kid.

Me and Celine both like kpop and korean music so I sang those as well as some English and Japanese songs. So pretty flexible there. She was able to give me really good recommendations for songs to sing based on my voice.
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John N.

13 Reviews
Chantilly, VA
Starting at $39
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 1993
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John N.

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Having been in a Gazillion bands, on a million stages, I can teach what it takes to be a performer

About John

I have been playing guitar and bass for over 35 years and traveled the world playing concerts in Clubs and Stadiums. My band ESTUS was signed to Columbia Records by Clive Davis, I played with the Eddie Kirkland Blues Band, formed Fat City in Woodstock NY, and played toured nationally with Quicksilv

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Cameron R.
Fantastic 1st lesson
Gregory M.
fun interesting & helpful. good start.
Matt
John is great to work with. Very laid back and has a natural feel for just what you need to learn.

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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 $79. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $120 per hour.
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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 :)"
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"I am a classical singer and have had the pleasure to work with Brent as my accompanist for the past 10 years. Brent is a very proficient and insightful musician. In addition to being quickly adaptable to all types of music, he brings a depth of understanding to any given piece that is both historically insightful and poetic. He is very happy to share his insights about musical personalities and their historical context which gives the music a greater richness. He also brings that to bear in working through the poetic ideas of the pieces we've worked on. This has been one of the best aspects of working with Brent and I hope others get to enjoy this collaboration too."
Limari
Took Music Performance lessons from Brent B.
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"Nick has given my kids lessons on drums, piano, and musical performance. (both online and in person). He has amazing levels of patience that are essential for kids and beginners. Critically, he's given my kids the mindset and the space to be creative and realize that they don't have to be virtuosos to start writing their own songs."
David Z
Took Music Performance lessons from Nick R.
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"Anastasia is helping me prepare for a role in a German Operetta with spoken dialogue. She is assisting with the translation of the German libretto, pronunciation, and playing the score. She has been great to work with!"
Jennie
Took Music Performance lessons from Anastasia S.
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"Performing has being my main issue
Have more confidance since Rodolfo has made improve my technique
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Max
Took Music Performance lessons from Rodolfo G.
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"Great teacher with lots of knowledge to impart and tons of patience. I highly recommend."
David
Took Music Performance lessons from Melissa G.
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"Really enjoyed my first lesson. Leah explains things in a way that is very helpful and easy to understand. I'm really looking forward to my next lesson!"
Ken
Took Music Performance lessons from Leah L.
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"Amazing teacher, really great at connecting with kids and fostering a love of music and skill."
Edward
Took Music Performance lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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"Even a kid can pick this up

Tim was a super awesome guitar teacher! Not only did he teach me a lot of riffs but was also a super nice guy. I recommend him to anyone trying to further their talent with guitar!!"
Jada
Took Music Performance lessons from Tim B.
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"Amazing teacher! I feel very self-conscious about singing (or performing of any kind, really), but Chau is so supportive, encouraging and non-judgmental. She gives excellent feedback and tailors her lessons to your level, with just the right amount of difficulty to keep things challenging but not so much that you feel frustrated and overwhelmed. I can't recommend her enough :)"
Liz
Took Music Performance lessons from Chau K.
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