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Joe B.

12 Reviews
Rockville, MD
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Portugues, Spanish, Portuguese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music Theory / MpB Arrangements for Acoustic Guitar from Fundacao Carlos Gomes - Belem - PA Brazil
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Joe B.

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The Essentials:

RockSmith Sound Check
Tuning
Changing strings
Strapping up
How to hold a pick
Plucking strings
Accents
Chords
Power chords
Double stops
Barre chords
Arpeggios
Music Notation
RockSmith Major Scales (Rocksmith Strings)

Techniques:

Shifting
Fretting
Sustains
Palm mutes
Slides
Bends
Tremelos
Hammer-ons
Pull-offs
Natural harmonics
Strumming patterns
Unpitched slides
Fret hand mutes
Improvising and jamming
Vibrato
Scales and modes

About Joe

Fully Vaccinated and ready roll, let's do this together. My method is a fun, energy-packed and safe environment where kids are encouraged to love God, music, their band members, and their electric guitar or bass. My desire is to partner with parents to teach kids (6 and up) basic music skills

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SAHIN
Joe is awesome. He has a unique teaching style that makes learning fun for the student. He helps in every aspect, both technically and inspirationally.
Rishi A.
Kids liked Joe a lot!
Sophie D.
Joe continues to work with my 7-year-old daughter, she loves his technique and style.
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Celine K.

43 Reviews
Ashburn, VA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music in Piano & Voice from George Mason University
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Celine K.

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I am a passionate and motivated instructor who loves working with students and sharing my love of music. I have been teaching professionally for 17 years. It is important that each student progresses at his or her own pace. I encourage this by setting realistic goals for my students at each lesson.

About Celine

I love to teach students of all ages and abilities. I believe that learning music should be fun and enjoyable. It is my mission to guide and provide appropriate tools to educate musicians who will always have a lifelong passion. I am a passionate and motivated instructor who loves working with st

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Divya B.
Celine has been a wonderful teacher and my daughter loved the singing classes...She's been very patient with my daughter ,who was a beginner in singing ,and encouraged her and helped her built confidence in singing the songs.
Brian Nguyen
I started with Celine for piano, but then we started doing half piano and half singing lessons.

Celine and I went through a piano lessons book. It was very helpful learning how to learn a song. I got used to reading notes and how to practice. I came from being self taught through youtube and playing by ear for around a year or 2, but I never learned the traditional and more classical way. I really learned a lot from that.

Singing was more exciting because I grew at a pretty fast rate. Celine is really knowledgable about the different ways a person can use their voice and selecting out warm ups to help the growth of a specific singing technique. My voice got stronger and more stable. My head voice is more natural. My singing background was just doing it for fun since I was a kid.

Me and Celine both like kpop and korean music so I sang those as well as some English and Japanese songs. So pretty flexible there. She was able to give me really good recommendations for songs to sing based on my voice.
Michael
Celine is very helpful and has been very supportive in finding songs that fit my current range but also challenge me!
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Ryan T.

14 Reviews
Walkersville, MD
Starting at $18
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Best Original Film Score from Montgomery County Film Festival
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Ryan T.

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It is truly unfortunate that so often music theory is presented as a mere collection of naming systems and rules. To me, understanding music with the mind is a key ingredient to becoming an effective and inspired artist. In music lessons, I teach not just how to talk about music but the fascinating complexity of how music operates -- the fundamental principles that illuminate the translation of sound into thoughts and emotional expression.

I offer instruction on a range of topics: composition, improvisation, theory, ear training, arranging, piano performance and more. While providing a broad, synergistic foundation in musical skills and understanding, I also encourage students to pursue their unique interests and inspirations. On the first lesson with a new student, I'll always go over the options for potential areas of study and work with the student to develop an appropriate course of study customized to their needs and interests. For information on the other areas of study that I ...

About Ryan

Ryan is a composer, author, pianist, music producer, and teacher. Ryan is the author of a music theory and composition textbook entitled The Theory and Creation of Music. He has won awards for his original music, such as his first place award for Best Original Film Score in the Montgomery County Fil

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Ryan was a great teacher and he was awesome at taking me through the program
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Alan B.
I have a great rapport with Ryan. I think we work very well with Ryan. I am always looking forward to our next session.
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Kaye C.

3 Reviews
Frederick, MD
Starting at $22
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Associate of Arts - Music from Frederick Community College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kaye C.

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Classically-trained guitarist specializing in classical and acoustic styles. All ages and skill levels welcome. Lessons will be tailored to each individual student's goals and needs. Whether you want to learn to play your favorite acoustic song or to improve your classical technique, I'll work together with you to build your skills, knowledge and confidence to become the guitar player you want to be! Contact me and let's get started!

About Kaye

I am a classically-trained guitarist and highly advanced Spanish-speaker with passions for music and cultural exchange. I want to share my knowledge and experiences with others so that they can find joy and beauty through these things too. I started learning guitar at 14, through informal lessons

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Sally
Tailor made lessons for my needs; great explanations and practice with grammar and vocabulary
Myla
My daughter loved her first lesson and was so excited to learn more!
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Priscilla L.

53 Reviews
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $80
  • Speaks Spanish, Portuguese, English
  • B.F.A. in Fine Art Photography from Corcoran College of Art + Design
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Priscilla L.

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First thing I do before first day of class is send out an enthusiastic email and call shortly after. Briefly discussing and establishing the learning goals for the course based on the visual literacy,technical,and intellectual competencies the students should achieve by the end of a period is ideal for me to design the course or update an existing course for the student's desired outcomes. The syllabus and the schedule are completed along with a comprehensive strategy for what will take place during class.

About Priscilla

Hi! I’m Priscilla also known as Ms. P. to my students. I'm a mentor who values a unique and creative approach to learning music and photography. In my career, I’ve realized the importance of using a variety of teaching techniques catered to a student's learning style. As a mom, I’m witness to

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JONATHAN
Priscilla (Ms. P) is a wonderful instructor. She is fun, engaging and enthusiastic; but also a serious motivator for my preteen. I especially appreciate the weekly lesson summary provided by Ms. P that detail what was accomplished in the lesson and emphasizing what was performed particularly well by my student. I highly recommend Ms. P to anyone interested.
Debbie
Great fund of knowledge, enthusiastic, makes it fun to learn, and meets you where you are musically with encouragement to practice and make progress towards your goal. Really appreciate her unique approach to settle and center initially to make for a better experience during the lesson. Highly recommend.
Emily Y.
Emily enjoyed the lesson and learned a lot
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Tara L.

22 Reviews
Leesburg, VA
Starting at $38
  • Speaks Thai, Nepali, English
  • Awarded first place at many music competitions from Mt. Airy Fiddler's Convention, Maury River Fiddler's, Deer Creek Fiddlers, etc
  • BA from University of Wisconsin- Madison
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Tara L.

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I started playing acoustic guitar when I was seven years old. I have been playing and teaching mostly bluegrass, old time, Irish, blues, and swing jazz styles for many years. I have taught both privately and have also done various workshops at festivals. I have taught guitar multiple years for instance at the Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival in PA.
My students learn to have fun with music. Students can work on rhythms, melodies, improvisation, song writing, getting into and/or hanging on in a jam session, etc.

About Tara

I have a Masters in Education as well as having spent many years performing, teaching in one on one and group settings both privately and at music camps and festivals. I play and teach bluegrass, old time, blues, folk, Irish, and swing jazz styles. I like my students to really enjoy playing music an

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In just 2 of 5 lessons, I am already better. Tara has helped me build some basic chord theory and knowledge that I never understood as a G, C, D guitarist. I have not taken lessons since I was 10 and took piano - at 48, lessons are not so intimidating. Looking forward to learning more!
Stefan S.
Tara is a very knowledgeable and easy-going instructor. Her ability to teach theory in bite-sized chunks while keeping the lesson light and fun is extremely commendable. No grad-school music theory textbooks here, just color-coded fun. Her mnemonic devices are also hilarious. 6/5 stars
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Took Singing lessons from Heather P.
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"I have been working with William for over 6 months. We started on fundamentals how to hold guitar ect and have continuously progressed each week. Guitar is a journey and I am enjoying taking the journey with William."
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Took Piano lessons from Nancy H.
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