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Popular Music Theory Teachers in Annapolis, MD

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Jessica P.

19 Reviews
Chevy Chase, MD
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 5 to 18
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jessica P.

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Harmony and voice-leading, music analysis, AP music theory tutoring

About Jessica

Jessica moved to the Chevy Chase/Bethesda area in 2009, having grown up and gone to school in New York and Ohio. She loves the area, and she and her husband are thrilled to be putting down roots in the community. As a performer, Jessica has traveled around the world, but throughout her career teach

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Zarya N.
She is an amazing teacher and you should have her as your instructor she taught me all I know about classical piano so I thank her for that.
Les
I had a great first lesson with Jessica. The lesson took place in a comfortable studio in her house. We discussed my goals and then reviewed where I am currently. She paid carefully attention to my body position with the bow and had several great suggestions on exercises to improve it. I'm already looking forward to the next lesson.
Gagnon P.
Jessica is very nice!

Ron W.

4 Reviews
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French, French
  • Music Education from Howard University
  • Teaches students 6 to 80
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Ron W.

4 Reviews
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All musicians should have a grasp of music theory! This is how musicians can hear a song and play it…

There are only seven notes in music… I will de-mystify the study of music theory wherein you will no longer be a slave to sheet music.

You will express your feelings effortlessly on the piano, Just remember, "Good Musicians See What They Hear, and Hear What They See!"

Learn to Play ANY Style of Music… Rock, Pop, Blues or Jazz through your knowledge of Music Theory!

About Ron

I began my formal study of piano at the age of five. I also studied violin, viola and tap dance during my youth. A very close friend and I founded the Young Senators, a R&B dance band which played throughout the Washington DC Metropolitan are. The group eventually became the “back up” group fo

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Paul
Very patient and incredibly knowledgeable! Pleasure to work with
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Ron has been my piano instructor for the past three years. I find him to be very knowledgeable in jazz as well as classical music. He goes above the allotted time to ensure your understanding of instructions, and maintains a professional demeanor at all times, even with wit in his oral approach. I would not hesitate to recommend him for piano instruction at all levels!
Jesse T Gonzalez
Mr. Worthy has a lot of knowledge to share, and I'm looking forward to future lessons. Great teaching style.
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Jennifer P.

30 Reviews
Gwynn Oak, MD
Starting at $30
  • B.A. (double major: music and psychology) from Goucher College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jennifer P.

30 Reviews
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As a music major--with subsequent professional jazz, composition and songwriting experience--I feel confident to teach you music theory from any of a variety of angles, including: music reading basics (notation, rhythm and playing on piano), understanding chords/keys/scales (intermediate level) and writing/arranging/playing/improvising with this knowledge as your foundation (intermediate to advanced). I can help you prepare for exams (including Trinity, high school and college) as well.

About Jennifer

I am a professional singer-songwriter and have been teaching lessons fulltime for the last 12 years. I teach students of all ages and levels of experience. My current range of students include: kids with learning/developmental disabilities, teenagers who have starred in school musicals, and perf

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Kemi
Jen is a pleasant instructor. It was so easy to connect with her. I enjoyed my lesson and look forward to the learning experience.
Arina S.
Jennifer is so kind and knows just how to make her home yours. She’s so informative and super personable!
Bri K.
So friendly, flexible, and helpful

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Rachel C.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
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Rachel C.

38 Reviews
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I'm happy to assist you with any of your music theory needs, including but not limited to; note reading, chord building, chord progression patterns, key signatures, modal scales, etc.

About Rachel

Hello there! I'm Rachel C., a bass player and singer on the stage who also enjoys playing and teaching all stringed instruments. I have a degree from Bowling Green State University (Ohio) in Music Education. I've taught lessons for over 10 years and truly love working with eager students of all age

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Laura M.
Rachel was very patient at my first lesson which really relaxed me as I am a beginner beginner. She didn't skimp over the basics and was gracious with praise.
Peter W.
Charming and knowledgeable. Makes it easy for the student to understand.
Carolyn H.
Rachel is knowledgeable and so easy going. Really enjoying lessons.

Elizabeth W.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Speaks German, Russian, English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Elizabeth W.

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Students will learn to read music notation, sight read sheet music, and understand the concepts of music theory from beginner to advanced.

About Elizabeth

I grew up in a musical family. My mother was a piano teacher for 20 years, and my father could play any instrument he decided to pick up. From as young as I can remember, music was always surrounding me. I came to love it in all its forms and styles. I began playing piano when I was a little girl,

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Melissa
A great teacher, Elizabeth always makes sure that her student understands a concept and will come up with explanations and tools to help a student better grasp it. She is patient, and explains things in very easy to understand while also making the lessons enjoyable and lighthearted.
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Billy N.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Portuguese, English, Spanish
  • BFA Jazz Performance from CCNY
  • Awarded Composers Residency from Yadoo
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Billy N.

12 Reviews
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20 years I've been including music theory in my lessons and many times giving private lessons just on the subject to Singers, Percussionists and instrumentalists outside of guitar. I have some fantastic sight singing books but I start with your memory, the melodies that have touched you. We explore your personal contact with music to find that you actually know the intervals, the building blocks of music. My understanding of chord function and harmonic colour gets clearly categorized and explained for the student so she/he can use for her/his self to develop a better ear and the right tools to analyze how any song works.

About Billy

Billy N. has played Jazz, Brazilian and Classical music in the NYC area for the last 20 years. He has actively taught both finger-style and pick guitar for the last 20 years. He was on staff at the American Institute of Guitar for 11 years. His book on Brazilian Guitar is published by Alfred Music

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Kay D.
Billy is a patient instructor who is perfect for a beginner with some musical knowledge. I feel like we accomplished quite a bit in one lesson and I am looking forward to advancing under his guidance! #totallyworthit
Flaminia D.
I have been taking lessons with Billy since January 2015. I am a total beginner and I really think I have made the best choice ever to pick him as my teacher. Billy is an experienced guitar teacher and a professional player that knows great techniques for beginners. He has been teaching me basics of guitar in a smart way, and at each lesson I feel I learn something new and at the same time I can clearly see how much progress I have made since our first lesson. He has also been teaching me how to read music and tabs which proofed to be extremely useful every time I want to learn a new song by myself. Highly recommended!
Lynn W.
I cannot recommend Billy enough. I studied jazz improvisation with Billy for three years, and later returned to study Brazilian guitar and Piedmont-style finger picking with him. I had been playing for more than twenty years when I started studying with him and he not only helped me improve my playing technically and creatively (on electric and nylon stringed guitars) but also expanded my knowledge of theory and helped me develop new approaches to composing and arranging. I am still working with the material he gave me and take lessons from him whenever my schedule allows.

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Annapolis, MD

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Annapolis is $66. 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.
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$39 average
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$52 average
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$66 average

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"I had taken piano lessons as a child but never learned music theory. Claire has patiently taught me about theory in a way that makes sense to me. She listens to my questions and tailors our lessons to aspects that I want to learn. Plus, she is in a band and is super cool! Great teacher!!"
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Took Music Theory lessons from Claire C.
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"I thought Julie a great teacher for my daughter Sparrow.She was patient, honest and able to keep my young daughter focused and happy with learning and wanting to come back. My daughter says "I thought she was nice and great. I love you""
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Took Music Theory lessons from Julie P.
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"Taylor's the best! She is kind, patient, and very thorough. I've been taking music lessons with Taylor for about 2 years and she has really helped shape my musicality and develop musicianship skills. She has helped me with piano, voice, and music theory and always makes sure I am comfortable and understand the content. She teaches in a way that is enjoyable and easy to understand. Never a dull moment!"
Valeria
Took Music Theory lessons from Taylor P.
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"Ramona is a Great instructor, Very knowledgable in different aspects of music and instruments; also has a nice set up in her home. grateful for the experience and lessons."
Obsidian
Took Music Theory lessons from Ramona D.
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"Adam Tune is very prepared all the time. He is patient, passionate, and very qualified to teach us all we need to know about the subject. He teaches in a way that makes his students want to know more because his lessons are fun and interesting. Needless to say, he is very respectful and and encouraging.
He has helped me with Music Theory, Music Technology... and Hearthstone! :)

I would definitely recommend him."
Michelle
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"Greg is a very knowledgeable musician who teaches important fundamentals in a fun and unique way. I highly recommend his services!"
Ryan
Took Music Theory lessons from Greg C.
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"Billy is a great teacher! He really knows a lot about Theory and he really helped me in detail with how to get something right. I would recommend Billy for any teaching job, he's really great! Thanks Billy! :)"
Misia
Took Music Theory lessons from William D.
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"Mimi was very patient and encouraging. She helped me understand some aspects of music theory that I was having difficulty with, Definitely several points above average!:)"
Paula
Took Music Theory lessons from Mimi D.
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"Kevin was very helpful and helped me understand concepts of music theory very clearly. Thanks!!"
Betty
Took Music Theory lessons from Kevin T.
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"Adam was our Theory 4 tutor and he did an amazing job making it comprehensible and make sense!"
Moxy
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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