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Popular Music Theory Teachers in Bel Air, MD

Theresa D.

23 Reviews
Rosedale, MD
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Associate Degree in Music from Essex Community College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Theresa D.

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What ever your goal in music, music theory is an essential part. I will teach you in terms of your instrument (s) and your goals.

About Theresa

I am a former instrumental music teacher in the Catholic school system. I have been teaching in some way, shape or form for the past 20 years. My methods of teaching vary depending on the student and what they need to succeed. I make myself available between lessons via text, phone and email for

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Robert B.
Patient
Zoe U.
Nice experience
Wilmer
Muy Buena Maestra con buen metodo de ensenansa con ninos. Mantubo muy entretenida a la nena durante toda la hora de clase. Muchas Gracias. Quedamos encantados.
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Jennifer P.

30 Reviews
Gwynn Oak, MD
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. (double major: music and psychology) from Goucher College
  • Teaching since 2002
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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!

Sean M.

3 Reviews
Baltimore, MD
Starting at $25
  • Awarded 2019 Gustav Klemm Award from Peabody Conservatory
  • B. A. Music Composition from University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Teaches students 8 to 50
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Sean M.

3 Reviews
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I can teach music theory of all sorts whether it be a place of composition, analysis or experimentation

About Sean

Hi! I'm Sean. I am an active freelance composer, guitarist, and teacher in Baltimore City. I have a degree from Peabody in Music Composition and I am a firmly established teacher of guitar, violin, piano, and rock instruments in the city. I play a wide range of styles - fingerstyle, classical, rock

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Stephen B.
Sean is great
NIMMI S.
Sean was a great teacher. I asked him if he knew how to teach Bollywood style Violin and even though he didn't he took the time to study it and learn just to teach me. I really appreciate that he was so open to trying so hard for his students. I think Sean is great!
Marc T.
Great first lesson. High hopes for follow lessons.

I self-taught myself guitar over 35 years ago; mostly forgotten. Sean began with establishing goals that would meet my goals. The feedback to me during the lessons was focused and delivered in a friendly manner. Progression was enhanced due to his manner and his approach to teaching. While this was the first lesson, I am looking forward to future lessons.

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Dennis B.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Music, Jazz Studies, (Summa Cum Laude) from Howard University, Washington D.C.
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Dennis B.

18 Reviews
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I teach some music theory as part of the ongoing lessons to almost all students but I encourage those who are interested to study the subject more thoroughly. I use the book 'GETTING MUSIC' which I co-authored (published in 2014) as the textbook for theory study as it provides a strong grounding and understanding of notation, scale construction, interval construction, chord construction and an overview of basic harmony principles and practices.

About Dennis

I have been teaching guitar for 25 years in the Washington DC metro area. I work with students 12 years of age and up, but I am especially experienced at teaching adult students regardless of whether they are beginners or have previous guitar experience. I have performed in acoustic Celtic, new age

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Mark H.
This was my first ever guitar lesson and I thought it was a blast. The instructor took the time to explain best practices and why they were so important. I also really enjoyed seeing the instructor's passion for the guitar and that passion made the whole experience even better!
Charese
Dennis is a fabulous teacher! I took lessons for 2 (?) years from him in high school, entering with decent knowledge of music from other instruments but only beginner-intermediate guitar skills from self-teaching and guitar class in school (what a joke). From the very start he adjusted to my level, asking me to play something I knew and identifying the chords that I had (unknowingly) played, and creating an exercise for me to practice new chords at home. Lessons were nothing but fun and informative; Dennis is a great conversationalist and incredibly knowledgeable about music theory. His lessons are full of variety: scales (different positions and modes), progressions (written on the spot by Dennis), improvisation (with live accompaniment), transcriptions (of your favorite songs), and learning from the book. Looking back, I progressed immensely under Dennis’s tutelage, from barely playing barre chords to writing my own music in different modes! It certainly doesn’t hurt that Dennis treats his students as equals, and that his home is always welcoming. He’s invested, not the type of teacher to chase you off once your “time’s up.” If I hadn’t gone off to college, I’d still be taking lessons from him for sure! Highly recommend to anyone who is looking for enjoyable, enriching guitar lessons.
Andrew H.
Dennis has a great comprehensive approach to teaching guitar. He helps you understand the nuances of the instrument, and provides specific instruction based on your individual needs. He has a wealth of experience and knowledge, and shares anecdotes about those experiences to help better understand topics relevant to your own personal pursuit of improved playing.

Even if you aren't sure exactly what you want to get out of lessons, Dennis is quick to provide material that will help you improve your skills. They are laid out in a clear way and act as a great resource to add to your collection of practice material.

I'm happy I took lessons with Dennis, and others should definitely work with him if looking for a laid back atmosphere and a steady pace of improvement and understanding.
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Adam H.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Studio Music and Jazz from University of Miami
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Adam H.

4 Reviews
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Online Music Theory Teacher

If you want to master, and become fluent in Music Theory, Adam is the teacher for you. He has years of experience in classical and jazz theory, and can present concepts to you in a simple, easy to understand way, that will allow them to become a natural part of your musical personality.

About Adam

Have you been trying to learn the guitar, but just don't know where to start? Is the fretboard a mystery to you? Do you find yourself feeling frustrated trying to learn songs? Or maybe you are at a standstill with your progress, and need the tools to take your playing to the next level.

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Nick
Adam is incredibly knowledgeable, professional, and most importantly a great teacher! He's patient and great at breaking down trickier ideas to be understood by someone with minimal theory knowledge like myself. And he's a great player to boot! I would gladly recommend Adam as an instructor to anyone looking for general music theory knowledge on the guitar all they way to more advanced level jazz techniques.

Thanks Adam!
Andy
Adam is a fantastic guitar teacher. He paced his lessons so that the amount of information I had to cover was reasonable for my busy schedule, and every week I came away feeling more and more confident in my playing!
Yami
Adam taught both my daughters. He is very knowledgeable and has a natural gift for teaching. The girls were engaged in the class and considerably improved in technique. He really is the best instructor ever!
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Leah H.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Leah H.

15 Reviews
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-Interlochen Arts Academy Graduate

I studied Music Theory since I was in High school. To some it does take a while to grasp. There is classical theory and there is also modern/contemporary theory which differ. There are music charts and scores. There is reading and writing music. There is harmony. We will learn and practice these things and get you on your way to becoming a pro.

About Leah

Leah, a teacher, singer/songwriter, musician, entertainer and Berklee College of Music graduate. 30 minute online lessons are accepted. If interested please call Takelessons and inquire about that. She loves teaching and loves her students. Her main joy in teaching is watching her students grasp

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Princy A.
Angelica
Leah is very patient and helpful. I was so surprised how easily I was able to grasp concepts that seemed like a mountain to me at first. Looking forward to our future lessons.
Danielle

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Bel Air, MD

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Bel Air 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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$52 average
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"Trevor was very engaging and taught the fundamentals of music theory very well!"
Richard
Took Music Theory lessons from Trevor P.
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"Sasha is a very good teacher, extremely patient and attentive. She does a good job of structuring the lessons around your specific needs, adapting them to suit your level of knowledge and skills, allowing you to grow and learn in a relaxed and productive environment."
Cole Hairston
Took Music Theory lessons from Sasha V.
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"Adam is a wonderful tutor and help. He’s patient with those he is teaching & he looks for ways to teach and demonstrate the material in a whitty, impactful manner. He knows everything there is to know about music theory and much more, and a lot of my success in passing all four levels of music theory points back to this guy!"
Lauren
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"Ms. Minoo is a GREAT teacher. She is very knowledgeable, professional, patient and works great with my kids."
Tony
Took Music Theory lessons from Minoo M.
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"GREATEST TEACHER EVER

Hsin-Jung is an amazing instructor who is super nice, patient, and definitely knows her stuff! She has spent her whole life studying music and is a phenomenal instructor. She explains complicated theoretical concepts in an easy to understand manner. I feel that my music has dramatically increased since the few months we have been working together. I highly recommend her for any student who is interested in improving in music."
Michael
Took Music Theory lessons from Hsin-Jung T.
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"Without Jeremy, I never would've gotten my Master's Degree. As I was preparing for my comprehensive exams in music performance, I had five pieces ranging from Medieval all the way through 20th century that had to be studied and analyzed for the music theory section of my exam. Jeremy was able to help me (and my entire study group) by teaching us in a knowledgeable, yet approachable way. He has a great deal of patience and a very kind demeanor. I wish I had encountered a teacher like him while in my undergrad music studies. He simplified so many of the concepts and ideas of music theory which really helped me to understand the analysis process and gave me full confidence when taking my comprehensive exams. He never made me feel stupid when asking questions and even when he had to explain the same concept over and over (which that happened often) he never lost his patience. He is so incredibly knowledgeable as a musician and such a delightfully kind person."
Christy
Took Music Theory lessons from Jeremy M.
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"THANK YOU! I really could never get my head around music theory and you made it fun and easy to understand. I feel like I can really appreciate my songwriting skills having a better understanding about the science of music. Thanks so very much Ms. Christine."
Mr. Koby
Took Music Theory lessons from Christine G.
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"Andrew is a very knowledgeable musician with an almost encyclopedic array of songs and examples. He is always willing to listen to something you've wrote and explain to you what mechanics you may or may not be employing. He is also patient and fun in his teaching."
Tariq Jalil
Took Music Theory lessons from Andrew R.
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"Lance has been teaching my 8 year old piano for the last few months, and we love having him in our home. He has a wonderful personality, is punctual, communicative, & great with kids. My daughter told me recently that she wanted to be a music teacher- it’s obvious what a positive impact he’s made with her in such a short amount of time. We are all a big fan and I highly recommend his lessons!"
Gigi
Took Music Theory lessons from Lance R.
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"Very informative,good sense of humor,looking forward to future experiences."
Dion
Took Music Theory lessons from Paul M.
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