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Lilan L.

2 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Chinese
  • M.S. in Human Resources Development from George Washington University
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Lilan L.

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I want to inspire my students of all ages to reach their potential as musicians. I work with my students on sheet reading, key and time signatures, developing an understanding of harmonic and tonal concepts, and proper technique. My lessons are tailored to the student’s interests, goals and skill level.

About Lilan

I started my classical music training at four years old and continued formal lessons until high school. I grew up in a very musical household as my father is also a professional musician. Through my formal training and my further study, I have built up a substantial knowledge of music theory. A

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Huanwen
Lilan is an excellent piano instructor with her professional skills and years of playing experience. She provided me with practical guidance on my playing skills as well as the emotion in the performance with her on-stage performance experience. She is also a responsible instructor. She will play the chapter by herself to let me better understand the performance. Thanks to her professional instructions and patience, my playing skills have been improved a lot. I will recommend Lilan to everyone who would like to expect an improvement on their playing skills as well as receiving great instruction experience.
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I cannot recommend Lilan highly enough as a piano teacher. She is calm, patient, and dedicated in making sure you learn both the basics of piano and intricacies of any piece you want to play. She is also an excellent pianist - check out her videos on this page! Thanks, Lilan!
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Michael K.

7 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks ENGLISH
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michael K.

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About Michael

- I teach beginners, and intermediate guitar students. - My students' ages range from 8 years to older adults. - Styles taught: Folk, Folk Rock, and Classical - I have taught guitar for more than 10 years. - I have performed professionally for o

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Matt
I have been taking lessons from Michael for about 9 months, and it has been one of the best experiences I have ever had. He is an excellent guitar player, and instructor. He is patient, thorough, and very willing to pace his instruction with the ability of the student. I am in my late 50's and he is just the person I had hoped for in a teacher. I consider going to lesson not a chore, but a pleasure.
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Great start!
Mohammed Al Dhaheri
I just started to learn how to play guitar. It is hard to learn , but Micheal makes it easier to learn.
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Keith J.

56 Reviews
Falls Church, VA
Starting at $38
  • Speaks Drummese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded 3 Time Grammy Award Winner from The Recording Academy
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Keith J.

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I teach students how to play in their school bands, how to play drum set in the club scene as a constantly working drummer, and also how to perform in world class concert acts that would play theaters, large concert venues up to and including arenas.

About Keith

Keith is a seasoned world class drummer, a 3 Time Grammy Award winner as well as an Emmy award winning media producer; with a high degree of artistic and technical experience. He has over forty four years on-stage experience performing, developing and managing international artists. He has performe

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Raymond
It a great experience so far !
Dan
Keith is great! My nearly 6 year old son has only been seeing Keith for a few weeks, but he’s already learned so much. Keith is everything you want in a teacher - he’s funny, patient and has a really great way of explaining drumming concepts is such a way that even a student as young as my son can grasp. Even my son has said Keith is a great teacher!
Rachel F.
Keith is a great teacher! He gives excellent technical instruction and makes it a lot of fun. Our son loves his lessons with Keith!

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April C.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Cantonese, English
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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April C.

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I love helping students succeed, and to feel a sense of accomplishment as well as having a good time while playing. I try to make every lesson something exciting to look forward to, leaving them wanting to practice before every lesson, whether it be learning a new piece, improvisations, singing, or any new activities. I consider myself as a guide, not someone that pushes or dictates students. It is my interest to create a positive, kind, genuine, fun, and creative atmosphere during a lesson.

About April

I have picked up and loved the flute for 16 years, and I wish to share this passion and creativity with students. I have had the opportunity to study under Emily McKay and Marco Granados, as well as perform in masterclasses with Trevor Wye, William Bennett, and Lorna Mcghee. As a recent Denver ci

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Kylie
April was very nice. My daughter enjoyed her lesson and feels she will make the improvements she is looking for with April.
Kim
April is a great teacher! I've had a lot of fun working on my technique with her and I've enjoyed her teaching style. As a person who's been playing for over 10 years, it's awesome to have a teacher that's willing to keep teaching you new things.
Kira
April shared several innovative breath exercises to help round out my tone ... excited to be on this journey back to my music! I appreciate her focus on finding joy and freedom in playing.
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Tim G.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $80
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Awarded Master Harmonica Player from Living Blues Magazine
  • Teaches students 14 and up
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Tim G.

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I provide a clear, concise, proven path to success at playing the harmonica. I focus on the most important aspects at mastering the instrument. We also have fun as well!

About Tim

Unlike other teachers that teach multiple instruments and add harmonica to their list, Tim sole focus and expertise is the harmonica! Tim began playing harmonica at the age of thirteen. In addition to the guidance and nurturing he received from his musical family, Tim studied with harmonica gre

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Tom
I'm the type of student who tries to fit my practice time in between other aspects of my busy schedule. Tim is the type of teacher that understands that, and caters each session to the advances I've made, and the places where I've fallen behind. With me he always found a way to compliment me on any progress, and tips on where to head next.

Tim's approach is laid back, and yet deep in the knowledge that hes willing to share from decades of honing his craft. Never intimidating; always helpful and completely straight.

A top notch instructor in my book, well worth every minute spent in his studio. And generous to a fault, with knowledge and tools by which to learn!
Gabor R.
Tim has been an awesome teacher and my skills are improving dramatically. He also answers the questions about what key, why and where did it come from. A very skilled musician.
Nicholas K.
Very clear instruction and very helpful
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David E.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David E.

13 Reviews
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Comprehensive instruction includes an unique approach to fretboard symmetry, troubleshooting technique and musical blocks. Applied to multiple styles, including pop, rock, jazz, and classical.

About David

*Now also offering online lessons* Guitar David picked up the guitar when he moved from his hometown of Phoenix, Arizona in 2001 at the age of 19 and hasn't looked back since. 7 years and countless hours of practicing, performing and teaching later, David plays at multiple venues in the Kansa

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Jim F.
David is a good teacher.
Alex
The lessons have been going really well. Within just 3 lessons we’ve already noticed significant progress.
Tammy A.
David is awesome! I've learned so much from him already, after only a few lessons.

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"Steve has been a really great teacher! He's formally trained, very attentive, and really into what he's doing as a musician and teacher. It's just a great experience. He can teach from material or teach by ear and in just the few weeks we've been meeting we've covered music theory, scale modes, blues, jazz, pop and rock styles, general guitar technique, and now we're even getting into learning and analyzing solos by David Gilmour from Pink Floyd (an all-time favorite of mine). I'd recommend him to anyone looking to dive deeper into guitar and music in general. Thanks, Steve!"
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"My daughter used to take flute lessons with Galyna. I wish she didn't move from Princeton, so my daughter could continue lessons with her. Galyna's kindness, engaging personality and desire to help a student grow as a musician were important factors which contributed to a positive and nurturing learning atmosphere. Her own performances were always inspirational. She is a great teacher, and I highly recommend her!"
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"When I had my first lesson with Natasha in October 2016, I was looking for a teacher who could show me what I was doing wrong with my voice. She has done much more than that. She is teaching me about breathing and how to control my sound. I was scared to sing because I didn't know if what was going to come out was going to be good, but she helped me realize that singing is not about that. It's about knowing how to go for it and prepare for each new part as it presents itself IN THE MOMENT. I have never felt so confident about singing in my 26 years experience and I can't wait to see what new heights I can reach as I keep singing for the Lord. Thank you Natasha!"
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"Grace was on-the-dot punctual, and had me play what I could for her. Right away she locked in on my intonation, which I have been having problems with. She asked several questions, which was a good thing. She followed up with a printed list of things for me to work on. All this was done with a pleasant gentleness which has me looking forward to the next lesson."
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Took Oboe lessons from Grace M.
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"Grant was able to feel out my interest and musical level surprisingly quickly and get me going toward MY goal. I felt more comfortable than expected and came away encouraged in my goals. Looking forward to more."
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Took Ukulele lessons from Grant H.
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