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Andrew H.

11 Reviews
Washington, DC
Starting at $55
  • Speaks English, French
  • BFA, Piano Performance from The New School
  • Teaching since 2004
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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
  • Awarded Remembrance and Readiness Award from District of Columbia, Department of Health, Children and Youth Investment Trust
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Peabody Merit-based Scholarship from Peabody Institute
  • 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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Marcus
Nathan is a very talented musician
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.

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Robert M.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Robert M.

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About Robert

Professional musician in the Asheville, NC. area offering private guitar, banjo, ukulele, mandolin, and bass lessons. I am also available for studio recording and live performance. With over 28 years experience, I have been teaching all ages, styles, and levels. This is not a hobby or part-time

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Wilfred B.
Very insightful — was able to immediately diagnose issues with my playing and offer solutions.
Matthew
I get a lot out of every lesson and a lot to take away and work on in practice as well. Great experience and I've noticeably improved after just a few lessons.
Ayman
Very insightful and made me feel comfortable right away

Tony S.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Guitar Performance from Berklee College of Music
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Tony S.

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My students will work on having a solid repertoire, stage presence, and communicating with the audience.

About Tony

Hi, there! My name is Tony, and I'm a guitarist & clarinetist originally from D.C. I graduated from Berklee College of Music (Magna Cum Laude) with a Bachelor of Music in Performance, where I was a recipient of the WST and the BAS Scholarship. I've toured internationally and played at clubs all ove

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Denise C.
Tony is a great teacher!

I started learning the clarinet half a year ago after playing the piano for almost 25 years. Even though I have a lot of music background, I had to start from scratch since I have no experience in any of the woodwind instruments. I'm glad I found Tony to be my clarinet teacher because not only he is a very patient person, he also notices my strengths and also weaknesses, so that I could spend more time on things that I need to work on to be better at the clarinet.
He is very easy to communicate, lessons are always fun and productive, I've been having a lot of fun picking up this new instrument!
Harry C.
Amazing

Tony is an amazing teacher, very friendly, and very enthusiastic about teaching. :)
Ken E.
All great.

Tony is doing an excellant job. He was highly recommended and they were correct.
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Jennifer T.

34 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $39
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Bachelor of music from Christopher Newport University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jennifer T.

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Proper technique transfers to all styles of music. Some of my students sing with their guitar and in bands, some work purely on gospel, some on classical. I tailor lessons to you, to work on your passion and show you how proper technique improves your singer no matter what style you perform.

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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Average Cost of Music Performance Lessons in Washington, DC

The average cost of 60-minute music performance lessons in Washington is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $300 per hour.
30 min
$40 average
45 min
$55 average
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$68 average

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"I really enjoyed my singing session with Robert. I had so much fun during my session, and felt confident for my audition. He is definitely a teacher who knows what he is doing and will make sure you learn while having fun. This definitely will not be my last session."
Kaira
Took Music Performance lessons from Robert H.
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"Chris is a very talented trumpet player and educator, who I have had the pleasure of working with on a few different occasions. I am the Program Assistant for the USC Thornton Community Engagement Program, and Chris and his brass ensemble were a very valuable member of our program during his time as a graduate music student at USC. He performed outstanding music education brass ensemble assemblies for students ranging from 1st grade to high schoolers in the South and East Los Angeles. During these performances he not only taught and played at the highest level, but also showed great communication skills to students of all ages and adults attending the assemblies."
Megan Adcock
Took Music Performance lessons from Chris O.
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"She is the best she gives u great pointer you would love her and she is very nice."
Princess
Took Music Performance lessons from Cyndi E.
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"I have had the pleasure of playing in very complex musical collaborations with Suzan G. a couple of times recently and am thrilled to find out that she is a teacher with Takelessons. I am a TL music teacher, and having seen her live and in person and discussed the theory of the music we are performing, I can highly recommend her.

Suzan is thoroughly knowledgable about music theory and composition and movement. Her piano skills are excellent especially when seen in the arena of jazz improve composition on the fly with a group of professionals. She can sight read complicated charts and sing beautifully at the same time, for songs she has never done, and these are the challenges that true musicians thrive upon.

As a TL teacher of children also, I can see that Suzan is very family friendly and cheerful, kind and helpful. All good signs of an excellent teacher! Your Kids will love her.

Way to go, Suzan, and keep up the great work!"
Jane Y. (Ridgefield, WA)
Took Music Performance lessons from Suzan G.
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"Buzz is an excellent teacher and brings real world music experience into his instruction. As a touring musician, producer, song writer, and arranger, Buzz has an understanding of practical application. When I perform, I am always looking for ways to play smarter, and Buzz always helps with that. Buzz will break down music theory in a way that makes sense and that I can apply to my own playing on gigs and in rehearsal sessions. Buzz is a tremendous teacher for beginners (I have watched him give lessons to young students and he is excellent) , but if you are an experienced player and are just looking to get better, working with Buzz will get you there. I promise you'll play better after one lesson."
Alex
Took Music Performance lessons from Buzz A.
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"Lexi has really helped me find
out more about singing if you need a voice instructor go to her!:):):)"
Robin
Took Music Performance lessons from Lexi C.
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"Great violin teacher!

Jill is a colleague and friend that I've known for many years. She is a wonderful violinist and one of the most experienced violin teachers of students of all ages that one can find. Especially gifted in working with young children, Jill is extraordinary in her ability to connect with kids. She sets her students up with beautiful violin technique and inspires in each one a love for music. Jill is a wonderfully kind person with so much talent for playing and teaching violin. She comes highly recommended by anyone who has known and worked with her!"
julia
Took Music Performance lessons from Jill G.
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"Lisa is lovely person and a consummate musician. Her vocal skills and guitar technique are flawless, and her gift and craftsmanship for songwriting is world-class. Having since gone on to a very promising and exciting career in the music industry, I look back on my days learning from and sharing the stage with Lisa with both fondness and an appreciation for how much they improved my own musicianship."
Gordon
Took Music Performance lessons from Lisa A.
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"Glenn has so much experience as a performer that he offers very practical suggestions!"
Louise
Took Music Performance lessons from Glenn W.
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"Eric was great. Hadn't played in a while and he really helped me get back into it and rekindled my love of music."
Phil
Took Music Performance lessons from Eric B.
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