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Geoff S.

13 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $35
  • BA Music from George Mason University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Geoff S.

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Experienced in studying applying, and teaching music theory for over 30 years. Scored A+ in music theory classes at GMU. Experienced in making music theory useful for various musical styles.

About Geoff

I played on a toy piano when I was very young, learning a bit of sight reading from my Mother, while listening to classical, jazz, and rock music. When I was 12, I learned guitar and later took private piano lessons from a prominent Philadelphia instructor. After playing in a rock band in high sc

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Cherry
I totally enjoyed my class with Geoff. We immediately started my lesson with tuning the ukulele. Then we went over the cords and strumming. I have been researching on playing the ukulele and his explanation on the strumming was a lot better than the book. He is teaching me how to play by listening to the notes which is great because I would be able to play the Hawaiian music for my hula classes. In addition, his studio is only a 5 minute drive from my house, which means I don’t have to deal with traffic.
Bill Smoot
great understanding of what I know and how to improve! Experienced instructor
McKinley Dyer
Geoff is great! Really knows what he’s doing. I’ve learned a lot in the three weeks that I’ve been working with him.
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Semyon R.

5 Reviews
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $40
  • Speaks ENGLISH, RUSSIAN, GERMAN
  • Teaching since 1974
  • Awarded Teacher of the Year from JORDAN KITT" MUSIC
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Semyon R.

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MUSIC THEORY MASTER DEGREE

About Semyon

Holds annual recitals for his students and his students distinguish themselves in national competitions. Able to identify a student's strengths and weaknesses and develop lesson plans to suite the need of each individual, at every age and ability level. Classically trained in piano and holds the

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Terri S.
I’ve been delighted with my lessons with Semyon from day one. I had studied classical piano as a child but took a hiatus of several decades, and was somewhat nervous about starting up again. Semyon has put me at ease, and is so enthusiastic and encouraging, it’s contagious. He also has a focus on technique that I was looking for (scales and Hanon so far, which I know I need!). He knows his stuff but doesn’t overwhelm me with too much too soon. As an adult student, I couldn’t be more pleased with my choice and highly recommend him.
Patricia
As a retiree who has recently returned to piano after a decades-long hiatus, I knew I’d need a teacher with experience teaching adults. Semyon is proving to be excellent. He is a skilled musician and teacher whose approach combines enjoyable piano pieces, exercises for agility and the fundamentals of scales and theory. He is patient and responsive to what I want to accomplish. I have learned in each lesson, seen improvement each week, and enjoy the diversity of assignments. In short, i’m having a grand time and highly recommend him.
Alex A.
Very patient and seems to enjoy teaching
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Biraj B.

Rockville, MD
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2002
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Biraj B.

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I can teach all aspen to of beginner music theory including note values, rhythm, pitch, intonation, key signatures and clefs

About Biraj

A native of London, England, my recent engagements include the role of Tirsi in Marco de Gagliano’s La Dafne with the European Opera Academy in Bauska, Latvia in July, creating the role of Kenny Fuller in the world premiere of Francis Trester’s ‘Keepers of the Light’ at the Nahant Music Festival in

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Erin W.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, French, Spanish, German
  • Master's in Vocal Performance from Portland State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Erin W.

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Improve your musical knowledge whether you are completely new to reading music, or experienced and looking to hone your skills.

About Erin

I have a Master's in Vocal Performance from Portland State University, and over a decade of vocal training and performance experience. I teach voice lessons to kids, teenagers, and adults, ranging in ability from beginner to experienced. I have helped the beginning students learn to match pitch

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Very good learning experience with Erin. Great at explaining in a way that makes sense and helps me to improve. Definitely an enjoyable experience.
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Sara H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Bachelor's degree in Music Education from Central Michigan University
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Sara H.

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Music theory at it's core is a way to analyze and talk about music. It is often compared to learning to write - you need to start by learning your letters, then putting those letters together into words. This can often make learning and applying music theory very boring however - imagine having to learn the whole alphabet before learning to spell "cat." It isn't necessary!

In music theory lessons with me, you'll learn to start applying concepts from the very beginning, slowly adding to your knowledge as we go. I also teach my students to think critically about the music they're looking at - not only being able to apply the concept's learned, but thinking about the why. What does this add to the phrase, why did the composer do this? How does this enhance or detract from the piece, and how can this be conveyed in performance?

Music theory is much more interesting, engaging, and useful than most students think. I aim to teach it from the very beginning in a way that shows students ...

About Sara

I am a professional oboist, music theorist, and most importantly, educator. I have a bachelor's degree in music education, specializing in oboe and english horn performance. I currently freelance and teach throughout Michigan and Ohio, with both in person and online students. As a teacher I emphas

Dan S.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Dean's List from Montclair State University
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Dan S.

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Dan offers AP music theory preparation. He also can work to support, explain and help students with their current AP course.

About Dan

Online lessons with Dan are enhanced by top of the line 5 GHZ wifi and professional full 1080P HD Video for a better online experience. Online lesson times are available for anyone, worldwide. Dan S. holds a diploma in Modern Guitar Performance from La Musique Academy International and a Bachel

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Patrick F.
I've taken guitar lessons from a few teachers and Dan is the best fit I've ever had. He is very patient and does a fantastic job of tailoring lessons to individual needs. He clearly loves to play music and is very thoughtful about how he shares this knowledge in his lessons. He never fails to encourage me as a guitar player and reinforces a 'can do' attitude. His positive and calm demeanor also make for a fantastic instructor. Thank you, Dan.
Patrick F.
Dan is a patient instructor who is always encouraging. He also makes the lessons fun. I appreciate how he customizes each lesson for my needs.
Maria B.
First lesson was a great experience for my kids. They are practicing on their own!!! I could tell they couldn't wait for their next lesson. Thank you Dan!!!

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Chevy Chase, MD

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Chevy Chase 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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"We enjoy taking lessons from Melissa

My child has a lot of fun in the Musikgarten class that Melissa teaches. He has learned a lot and looks forward to going to class each week. Melissa is a great teacher and keeps the kids engaged."
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Took Music Theory lessons from Melissa F.
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"I really like Daniel. His love for music is infectious. As a teacher, he's patient, crazy smart, and easy to be around. He's also a deep thinker, which makes him really good at using simple analogy to help me understand complex concepts. It's a fun way to learn. TBH I was very surprised to leave lessons not just having learned new ways of thinking about music, but also about myself, and how I can start moving out of my own way. I recommend Daniel without hesitation."
Camille
Took Music Theory lessons from Daniel O.
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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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"David is awesome! I began lessons with him because i was not satisfied with the music theory classes at the school i am enrolled in, as well as the classes did not accommodate well to my learning differences. David not only has endless knowledge of music theory but also has shown me tools and helpful methods for studying music. I highly recommend taking lessons from David if you are either a beginner or you are at a higher level and would like to expand your knowledge of music theory."
Ian Merrill
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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"Music Theory and Music Performance

Ms. Wilma's enthusiasm for life and music shines through in her instrumental playing and teaching style. She shows a strong proficiency in many music genres and can teach different kinds of musical instruments.

She's reliable, experienced, professional, and easy to be around. One of her main strengths is her ability to convey musical thoughts in a way that is meaningful, constructive and easily understood.
I really enjoyed how she have enriched my ability to think about musical concepts, discuss theories in music, and listen to different types of music."
Wilma Evangeline
Took Music Theory lessons from Wilma Evangeline B.
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"Very patient and enthusiastic. Teaches with a lot of heart, would highly recommend her."
Sean
Took Music Theory lessons from Trina G.
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"She was suuuuuper nice and she knew how to explain herself really well"
Daniel
Took Music Theory lessons from Michelle T.
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"Brandon is able - and willing - to listen to the issues and concerns I have and address them with insight and clarity. He has been able to help me become not only a better Guitar Player, but a better Musician."
Frank
Took Music Theory lessons from Brandon P.
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"Kelly really knows her theory, inside and out. And she can explain how it all works. It's much easier to memorize a piece once you understand the theory behind it: the progression of the chords, and their functions. I wish my former teachers had known theory instead of making me memorize all those notes with no explanation."
Andy
Took Music Theory lessons from Kelly A.
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"Paul not only has a passion for music, but he has a passion for teacjing music and sharing his gift with others."
George
Took Music Theory lessons from Paul M.
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