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Semyon R.

5 Reviews
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $40
  • Speaks ENGLISH, RUSSIAN, GERMAN
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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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Matthew P.

Hyattsville, MD
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Italian
  • Master of Music, Voice from The Juilliard School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Matthew P.

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I am so excited to help you expand your aural and written music theory knowledge! I am a professional Opera Singer and I received my Masters in Music from The Juilliard School and received my Bachelors in Music from The University of Kentucky.

An understanding of Music theory leads to appreciating the beauty and genius of music and increases your musical aptitude in performance situations. Even as an Opera Singer I have strived to learn as much as I can so that I can develop a deeper understanding for what I am performing.

I can certainly appreciate that sometimes Music Theory and Aural Theory can just be hard and frustrating, especially when its only explained one way. I love to discover new ways to teach and offer new perspectives to make sure that the knowledge is ingrained in everything you do. My pace is your pace!

I'm so excited to hear from you and see how I can help you!

About Matthew

I'm an actively performing professional Opera Singer who is currently on staff as a Cafritz Young Artist with the Washington National Opera Company at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C.. I attended The Juilliard School for my Masters in performance and The University of Kentucky for my Bachel

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Susan G.

17 Reviews
Falls Church, VA
Starting at $33
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1971
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Susan G.

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I have been incorporating theory into the lessons for the 25 plus years I've been teaching. It's an integral part of learning each piece and additional books can be used to reinforce new concepts if needed.

About Susan

I was a piano major at UNI and received a B.A. in English with a minor in music. I taught music for several years in Iowa and Pennsylvania. I have an M.A. in Reading, which has been invaluable in analyzing learning styles and teaching to each student's strengths. I have been teaching piano for over

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Elsa
Mrs. Gause is excellent. She is warm, kind and runs a full lesson. We appreciate her deep level of theory background as a basis for her lessons. She also encourages personal interest and is flexible with music selection. We highly recommend her.
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My mom and my aunt got taught by Mrs.Gause. My sister and I also did she is great!
Ariana
Susan is great with kids and obviously very experienced.

Meet Online Music Theory Teachers Serving Columbia, MD

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Grady T.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 2 and up
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Grady T.

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Classical and jazz theory. Focusing on training the ear as well as our knowledge of theory.

About Grady

My personal philosophy of music is to explore and learn as much from my students as I can teach them. For me teaching is like going on an adventure to find something together. I've been able to play all over the world and tour with many different musicians and the thing that made the core of every

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Richard
Smart, enthusiastic, patient. I'm an older adult who has some basic piano ability (very basic), and within moments Grady evaluated and then clicked in with my needs. I suspect he would be perfect for children also.
Terry J.
Grady is the most energetic, caring, and fun piano instructor I ever encountered. He is very patient and goes over the basics when needed. As a adult learner, Grady not only meets you where you're at but takes his time to go over any issues you may have. I highly recommend Grady !!!
Terry J.
Grady is very patient. He has a very good sense of humor. Takes his time in explaining why notes are the way they are,especially when you get stuck. Highly recommend Grady to any piano beginner, intermediate and advanced
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KC C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Mandarin, English
  • Teaching since 1972
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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About KC

I’ve played the piano since the age of 5, theory always intrigued me. My love of theory led to songwriting, production and becoming an independent record company owner. As a producer/ writer/ engineer the need to be able to convey messages soon evolved into teaching. One of the most important th

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Steve G.

50 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Steve G.

50 Reviews
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Online Music Theory Teacher

From the basics of the Major and Minor scales, to Modes, Chord construction, and how to apply music theory to your playing. Having theory knowledge helps you to take your playing to a level of understanding that will make you a better player

About Steve

Music has been a part of my life for over 4 decades. I stepped onstage when I was 15, and have been active in the music business ever since. I was raised in the New York / New England area, and played in many bands in the 70's and 80's, most notably the band AVALON. I moved to Florida in the late 8

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Wendy C.
we got right to it. lots for me to learn!
Kevin V.
Steve has been very patient and shares a lot of his knowledge about music in general. He breaks it down in a way that is simple and easy to understand.
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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Columbia, MD

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Columbia is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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$53 average
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"Amanda taught me a music theory lesson, and she was very patient and understanding as I worked through the theory. I have not found the same level of understanding in other instructors as I have in Amanda. Thank you Amanda!"
Blair
Took Music Theory lessons from Amanda D.
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"Albino is an amazing teacher and musician. He has the ability to inspire you musically and make you feel very comfortable while doing it. He has taught me many new approaches, tips, and tricks to music theory. He has helped me to be able to really understand why things are the way they are, and not just figure things out on paper like an equation. Definitely the best tutor I've ever had! I'd highly recommend him."
Franny
Took Music Theory lessons from Albino M.
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"Excellent first lesson -Ronald is very knowledgeable and very easy to work with. Looking forward to progressing in theory with him!! Would highly recommend!!"
Linda
Took Music Theory lessons from Ronald A.
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"Really enjoyed my lessons and learned a lot. Would recommend!"
Kacey
Took Music Theory lessons from Grady T.
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"she is a very good, patient and charismatic teacher!!! and she knows her job!!!"
Willy
Took Music Theory lessons from Katie P.
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"Keith is a an awesome teacher! I learned so much from him in the span of a few weeks. Every lesson is packed full of information and he makes sure you totally get and understand the lesson before moving onto the next chapter. I really appreciate that he corrects me whenever I make mistakes especially when it comes to staying on beat while playing the piano with the metronome. Lessons are also never boring with him. I feel that he truly cares for the musical growth of his students. Although, I'm taking a break from Take Lessons when I enroll again I will choose Keith for Piano/Music Theory."
Eileen
Took Music Theory lessons from Keith J.
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"I had started taking some gigs with new bands but was struggling with my sight reading and general music theory. I found Kellen through a friend and I'm so glad. He was clear and friendly and I was able to learn easily online from my home in Portland. I continue to take lessons because I keep learning more great tips about performing and music theory! Kellen's awesome!"
Emilie
Took Music Theory lessons from Kellen H.
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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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"David really listens! Not only to what I want and need, but to where I am and to when I'm being too ambitious. I look forward to the rest of our lessons; I know I'm going to learn a lot."
Diane
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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"Love Dave!

Dave is excellent at bestowing his knowledge upon his students! He is engaging, thoughtful, helpful, easy-to-talk-to, and knows how to make you understand the subject matter, is very patient.
He creates a friendly environment in which learning becomes fun, interesting, and fulfilling!"
Daria
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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