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Mark V S.

29 Reviews
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Starting at $80
  • Speaks Russian, English, German
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Awarded Outstanding Faculty Award 2013-2014, Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Los Angeles from Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Los Angeles
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Mark V S.

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I still don't understand why so many people laugh when you say "accordion"! Let's show them different! This is one of the most expressive, international, fun, and emotional instruments out there! So much more than just "polkas": Argentinian tangos, German beer songs, French cafe, Southern Zydeco, Irish Celtic music, Russian folk, Italian melodic, and the list goes on... Bottom line: I love this instrument because it is FUN and VERY "produceable". Half of it is an arsenal of buttons while the other half is a good 'ol keyboard, and depending on which model you have, there are many tonal buttons to thoroughly change its personality -- no electricity needed!

I can teach you how to create some fun and inspired music on it regardless of your musical tastes, as long as you have a PIANO ACCORDION -- not JUST buttons like a bayan or concertina (sorry -- please note that I do NOT teach chromatic/diatonic button accordion or "virtual/electronic accordions" such as the Roland series -- just

About Mark V

Mark V has been “Specializing In Melody” since the age of 5 when he discovered his natural ability to play and create catchy tunes by teaching himself the harmonica by ear. He went on to learn the accordion at 10, the piano at 12, MIDI and synthesizers at 15, the guitar at 30, and a long list of o

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Steve L.
My first lesson with Mark was amazing. Very knowledgeable and intuitive. He was very relaxed and made me feel right at home. He was encouraging and you definitely get the feeling he is doing something that he loves. I feel like I learned a lot and have some practicing to do. Thank you for the lessons.
Drew H.
Dmitri H.
I really like Mark! He is a very good teacher, and he is also very fun. :)
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Sam K.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • B.S. in Energy Technology Graduated 1985 from Penn State University
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Sam K.

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Piano Accordion

About Sam

I play and teach Guitar (Electric/Acoustic), Bass (Electric/Upright), 5-String Banjo (Bluegrass and Old-timey), Violin/Fiddle, Mandolin, Dobro, Pedal Steel Guitar and Lap Steel Guitar, Ukulele, Piano and Piano Accordion. I have been teaching in the Pittsburgh area for over 20 years and owned my mus

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Catherine
Sam was awesome - is a wealth of knowledge and skill and had so much to share. I will definitely be going back for many more lessons!
Katharina K.
Sam is very patient with this novice student and has given great practice tips for improvement.
Marc S.
Great first lesson with Sam. Learned a lot the entire way through

Grey W.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1975
  • B.A. in Liberal Arts & Music from Cal State San Bernardino,Ca.
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Grey W.

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Let's have fun! Learn finger position on keyboard, learn notes, time and key signatures. Learn to sight read music, right hand and left hand on basses. Learn note values, accent marks, and most important, expression! Learn scales, and chord structures, including chromatic! Music theory, arranging,and composition are available.

About Grey

Hi there! My name is Grey. I grew up in the Lawrence Welk era. I started teaching for Milton Mann Accordion Studios, in 1975. I received a B.A. in Liberal Studies/Music from Cal State San Bernardino, Ca. I have played in weddings and mostly non-profit organizations, especially at Christmas time.

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Teresa P.
Knowledgeable and very helpful.
Nancy
Grey hung in there even with all my connection problems. Then he taught me accordian information that I had been thinking about, but never knew the answer to before, because I have been out of the picture for so long. It was just the right timing from my 5 previous lessons. I am looking forward to my next lesson. I just need to get in enough practice time. My learning curve is in my hands now. Until the next lesson.
Thanks Grey
Al
My name is Al Philipp, used to serve in ministry with Grey and what an awesome gift God has given him in music. Grey would play all kinds of music and my favorites were the old hymns and the contemporary Christian music, but when he broke out the polka music it would get your heart pumpin and your feet jumpin. Yes Grey is very good with the accordion with a great personality to go along with his teaching ability. I highly recommend Grey if you are wanting to learn this instrument.

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Adley K.

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  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Liberal Studies from Maryville University
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Adley K.

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I began taking piano lessons when I was 5 years old and continued through college where I received my BA with a focus in Music Theory and Performance.
When I was 10 years old my parents bought an old accordion at a garage sale and I was fascinated. Growing up outside of a rural Missouri town with deep German pride was the perfect setting for me to hone my polka and waltz skills. I would play for all the german festivals.
I find great joy in meeting your individual learning needs while helping you achieve your goals.

About Adley

The piano is a wonderful instrument on its own and a valuable foundational instrument for future musical successes. I find great joy in meeting your individual learning needs while helping you achieve your goals. My piano career began when I was 5 years old and continued through college where I

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Jared J.

99 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2008
  • Associates Degree (General/Music) from Pasadena City College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jared J.

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Just to clear up any confusion, I unfortunately do not own or teach: Diatonic Accordion, Bandoneon, or Bayan. All of which are accordion instruments that feature buttons for both hands and not just the left.

I do own and teach the 120 Button Chromatic Piano Style Accordion with Stradella Bass (Left Hand Buttons/Right Hand Piano).

I can teach you how to play the accordion as a lead instrument in a group, as an instrument for accompaniment, or as a solo instrument where you use both band to create songs by yourself. I can help introduce easy songs in a variety of styles including jazz, musette (french), classical, zydeco, polka, Irish, etc...

You also do not need a 120 button bass accordion; 24, 32, 60, 72 will will also work just fine - you will just have less range available.

About Jared

I am overjoyed and grateful to say I have been teaching music since 2008. I am a very friendly and fun teacher with a great deal of professionalism and patience. More importantly, I love teaching and playing music with a passion. I play a great variety of instruments and have had the opportunity

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Patient and engaging. Really helpful.
Karl
Great session. Jared is easy to learn from and I had a great time!! =)
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Andrew M.

2 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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Andrew M.

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Music college graduate, with plenty of experience in real-world musical settings and five years of teaching experience. When it comes to teaching I have plenty of patience and no judgment!
My goal is to help you define realistic goals and then, how to obtain them. If you are unsure of what your goals are, that's okay too. We can cover the basics and in time, find out what your musical interests are. However, I expect my students to work towards improving their skills by practicing a little each day, or as I like to say students need to be hitting the woodshed.
My lessons are tailored toward each student's goals but I always include certain topics. The core of my teaching involves a clear understanding of rhythm, scales, chords, and music notation. In addition, I enjoy music theory and always work it into my lesson. Personally, knowing the form and function, or the why of song structure is important for musicians to understand.
In addition to theory, we will work on ...

About Andrew

Hello! My name is Andrew M. and I obtained my Bachelor of Arts in Music at Wayne State University in Detroit Michigan. During my undergraduate, I became a proficient composer, arranger, and performer. I perform solo piano at wedding ceremonies, wedding receptions, and private events. I also, per

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Zach
I've been taking lessons from Andrew for almost 2 years now. He's a great teacher; he's patient, encouraging and accommodating. He builds a strong foundation for playing and understanding music by focusing on the fundamentals first and foremost. I highly recommend him as a teacher!
Gare
I came to Andrew as an intermediate-to-advanced level pianist looking to learn jazz piano. Andrew does a great job pacing his lessons to push new ideas and techniques without being overwhelming. He will also relate the techniques he teaches to how he plays in real life, which is extremely helpful. Andrew is very easy to get along with and is also very responsive between lessons. I'd recommend him for any skill level

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Average Cost of Accordion Lessons in Bethesda, MD

The average cost of 60-minute accordion lessons in Bethesda is $74. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $134 per hour.
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"Alex is a very interesting person and very competent. I really like it"
Paulo
Took Accordion lessons from Alex L.
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"Excellent first lesson. Very patient and great teaching method."
Paul
Took Accordion lessons from Rob S.
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"Rodrigo is very musically knowledgable and has great teaching skills."
Julie Best
Took Accordion lessons from Rodrigo R.
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"Fantastic teacher! Very knowledgeable very helpful encouraging and kind. Great musicians! Wonderful person! Hardly to find anyone better."
Gergana Mellin
Took Accordion lessons from Ivan F.
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"Very kind, clear, patient, and helpful."
Lydia
Took Accordion lessons from Ivan F.
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"Grey is an amazing player. His patience and hands-on approach to teaching and learning make him an ideal instructor for the novice and those who just need a refresher."
Jim
Took Accordion lessons from Grey W.
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"Alex is an excellent teacher. While he is a very accomplished musician he communicates in ways I can understand as a beginner. He quickly identifies areas I need to work on and both shows and tells me how to do that. He encourages questions as well as creativity that builds on the basics. He makes good use of the lesson time and is very encouraging. I can easily take what I learn in the lesson and practice it on my own. I look forward to my next lesson!"
Ellen
Took Accordion lessons from Alex L.
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"On time, professional, friendly, positive, very skilled at accordion. I enjoy each lesson."
Matthew
Took Accordion lessons from Rob S.
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"Rob was very cool. He Made me feel comfortable as i was a little nervous about The lesson & how it would go. I would reccomend him to anyone inter esteso in Accordion lessons."
Kathy
Took Accordion lessons from Rob S.
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"The best!!!! He is excelent!!!"
Eduardo
Took Accordion lessons from Ivan F.
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