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Gabrielle B.

West Friendship, MD

About Gabrielle

I'm a violinist and pianist from West Friendship, Maryland with twenty years of experience on each instrument and ten years experience teaching. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from the University of Louisville. I believe in using positive feedback to develop a student's passion for playing music. Beginner to advanced, I can make you a better musician.
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Grace October 23, 2016
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
Gabby is a great violin teacher. She customizes her lessons to your needs, and she encourages and gives great pointers throughout the lesson. My daughter leaves her lessons with so much more knowledge and hints - than when she came with to the lesson. I have seen her improve greatly in her playing in just a few lessons.
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Anh T. March 24, 2016
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
My daughter has a great experience with the teacher, she likes it.
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Gabrielle B.

Gabrielle B.

West Friendship, MD 21794
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$30 / 30-min
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Lindsey R.

Hanover, PA

About Lindsey

***CURRENT TIME SLOT AVAILABILITY: 2:00 and 2:30 ONLY

If you need another time slot, please send me a message first and I can let you know if I expect any openings in the near future.***

Join me for piano lessons in my home on Fridays on a baby grand piano! There is seating inside and outside, and there is plenty of on-street parking. There are also four friendly cats who enjoy listening during lessons!

What you will need:

An instrument to practice on - either an acoustic piano or a keyboard with weighted keys at home. **Please do not schedule lessons unless you have an instr
ument.**

Sheet music - students can purchase it through me or from a store or online. We can talk about what kinds of music you like to play or want to learn to play once you sign up for lessons.

Usually for either a beginner adult or child, I recommend the Alfred piano series, along with a technique book to strengthen the fingers, and a fun piece ... something the student specifically wants to learn or be challenged with.

FAQs:

How often are lessons?
Once a week for half an hour is ideal, especially for beginners. Please book lessons on a "recurring schedule," not "pay as you go," which, the way the system is set up, will not reserve your time slot.

How often will I have to practice?
For 6 and 7 year olds, generally 20 minutes a day, 5 days a week. For everyone else, at least a half an hour a day will give you the most progress!

What do you specialize in?
My strongest abilities are in classical music, because that is what I have the most experience in, but I can also teach the fundamentals of playing pop and rock music, and good performance, accompaniment, and practice habits.

What happens if I can't come to my scheduled lesson?
Email me, text me, call me and we can see if another time will work. Keep in mind that I only teach on Fridays and your time slot is reserved for just for you. It may be difficult to find another opening, so plan on attending! Missed lessons will still be charged regardless of whether you can make it or not, so it's best to be there!
The cost of lessons not only reserves your spot, but allows me to maintain an effective studio, which includes planning lessons for each individual student, finding and planning music, maintenance of my piano, costs for recitals, and costs of association memberships. Regular attendance is in everyone's best interest :)

What happens if I need to discontinue lessons but already paid for the lessons?
Contact TakeLessons and they will handle that for you.
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Joey B. January 10, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
My daughter, Joey, ABSOLUTELY LOVES HER LESSONS WITH LINDSEY!
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Jeanette August 10, 2015
Piano · In studio
Lindsey is a great teacher! My daughter looks forward to her lessons and is progressing beautifully. She is a treasure and we are so glad we found her!
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Wanda July 31, 2015
Piano · In studio
I am happy to share my experience as a very satisfied piano student of Lindsey's! She is so patient and helpful while I'm learning. With her level of skill, she is teaching me more than just notes, like my form, timing and so much more. She uses a variety of music which keeps me interested and challenged. I highly recommend Lindsey as a teacher to both young, not so young, beginner or some skill as she will make all ages and levels feel at ease while they will truly be taught to play the piano! An awesome teacher!
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Lindsey R.

Hanover, PA 17331
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$20 / 30-min
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Daniel P.

Frederick, MD

About Daniel

I am a recent graduate of Towson University, and am passionate about playing and teaching drums. I have performance experience in a variety of rock bands, jazz, and percussion ensembles. I am comfortable teaching all styles. Whether your favorite drummer is Neil Peart, Elvin Jones or Questlove, I will help get you on your way to playing the music you love!
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Patty February 21, 2016
Drum · In studio
I have known Dan Puziss for many years. I met him when he became part of Zion Lutheran’s Contemporary Band as the drum player. I approached him about giving my teenage daughter drum lessons and he was more than accommodating. He gave her lessons for about six months. He was very knowledgeable and always made the lesson fun for her. I would certainly recommend him to others as a drum teacher.
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Frank February 18, 2016
Drum · In studio
"I am writing this review for Dan P, a Towson University alumnus. I have had the privilege to teach Dan drum set and jazz studies for the past four years at Towson University and he will be an excellent teacher. Dan is dependable, intelligent, and a hard worker. He is a dedicated serious musician and a role model for younger students. Dan’s excellent execution and beautiful touch make him a very musical performer. He is always prepared, has an enthusiasm for learning, and he is clearly a leader among his peers. Dan will continue to be highly successful in his musical pursuits."
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Cris February 16, 2016
Drum · In studio
Dan was the first drum teacher we had for our son, who was in eighth grade at the time. Dan was excellent at introducing our son to percussion methods and styles. He was respectful and engaging. Even though Dan was inexperienced at the time, he was a natural at teaching. I have always appreciated the start Dan gave my son.
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Daniel P.

Frederick, MD 21703
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$25 / 30-min
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Louise C.

Frederick, MD

About Louise

I received my Bachelor of Music in Percussion Performance from Shepherd University in 2016. I have been performing for almost a decade in a wide variety of styles and ensembles, and teaching professionally since 2014. My specialty is in marimba performance.

▶ Performance Highlights:
- Spires Brass Band, Frederick, MD, 2016-present
- National Music Festival, Chestertown, MD, 2014
- Two Rivers Chamber Orchestra, Shepherdstown, WV, 2014-2015
- Windsor Regiment Drum & Bugle Corps (DCA), 2012
- The Fredericktowne Players Orchestra (“Curtains” 2011; “Babes in Arms” 2016)
- Shepherd Univer
sity Honors Recital, March 2016
- Shepherd University Wind Ensemble Tour of France & Monaco, May 2013
- Guest Conductor, Celebration Ringers, Frederick Church of the Brethren, February 2013

I have studied orchestral percussion with Dr. Michelle Humphreys, Dane Palmer, and Dr. Charles Reader, drum set with Ronnie Shaw, jazz improvisation with Kevin Pace, and composition with Dr. Mark Andrew Cook. I have composed numerous works for marimba, percussion ensembles, piano, and other mixed ensembles.

▶ My teaching style
I focus on teaching control, musicality, and well-roundedness to achieve musical excellence. I believe that an open mind is essential when approaching and analyzing music, and I implore my students to ask questions and to think independently.

I assign listening assignments often, to broaden musical knowledge and allow students to discover their individual taste and style. The ideal percussionist possesses a great knowledge of contemporary literature in addition to significant repertoire in history, and therefore much of my focus is music of the present.

Along with teaching technique, repertoire, and musical analysis, I will focus on developing proper practice skills, and how to overcome problems that develop during individual practice, in an effort to establish musical independence.

▶ Studio information
My home studio is equipped with a 4.0 octave marimba, snare drum, drum set, piano, cajon, djembe, frame drums, and other accessories.

Please feel free to visit my website for more information: louisecampbell.net
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Louise C.

Louise C.

Frederick, MD 21702
starting at
$25 / 30-min
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Nic B.

Thurmont, MD

About Nic

My name is Levi, and I've been playing since I was nine years old. I began to frequent open mics around Frederick when I was 16, and have since played several shows. I realeased my first album, 'Stargazer' last year, and am currently working on my second. I can be found at Café Nola, and the Cellar Door on any given Monday, and Tuesday night respectively. I'm also the lead singer for local bands Beavers Cleaver, and Eskimo the Bean. I've always done well with helping kids with their schoolwork and music, and explaining things to them in a way they understand. I achieve this, mainly, because I
don't look down on them, and rather than calling them out for making a mistake, I encourage them, and help them find a way to learn from it, and get around the obstacle on their own.
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Nic B.

Nic B.

Thurmont, MD 21788
starting at
$15 / 30-min

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