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Susan G.

16 Reviews
Falls Church, VA
Starting at $33
  • B.A.-Music and English, M.A.-Reading from U.N.I., G.W.U.
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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My mom and my aunt got taught by Mrs.Gause. My sister and I also did she is great!
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Susan is great with kids and obviously very experienced.
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Terrific teacher for a first-timer.
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Julia N.

Falls Church, VA
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Advanced Level from Certificate of Merit
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Julia N.

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I am classically trained as well as trained in Jazz and comp style by reading chord charts and popular song chord progressions. I particularly enjoy classical music, and have numerous awards through the Certificate of Merit Music Teachers Association (MTA) Program of Southern California. I have completed the entirety of the MTA program through their advanced level and have been invited to play at numerous honors recitals. I understand musical theory, chord progressions, the fundamentals of music history, solfege (singing while playing to train the ear to musical notes), and the various aspects of reading and playing music on the piano. I also enjoy playing other instruments such as the alto saxophone, flute, ukulele, and guitar.

My lessons will offer beginner and intermediate progression through music theory, classical piano playing, solfege, music history, duets, and extra musical content such as jazz and popular songs if the student is interested.

About Julia

I am classically trained as well as trained in Jazz and comp style by reading chord charts and popular song chord progressions. I particularly enjoy classical music, and have numerous awards through the Certificate of Merit Music Teachers Association (MTA) Program of Southern California. I have com

Carol Anne D.

1 Review
Riva, MD
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, French
  • B.M. Vocal Performance/Music Theatre from James Madison University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Carol Anne D.

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Can teach music theory, including ear training and sight-singing as well as traditional written theory.

About Carol Anne

Hello! My name is Carol Anne Drescher and I am a professional musician with a passion for teaching. I received my B.M. in performance from James Madison University in 2015. I have played piano for 18 years, been a singer for 10, and am also a proficient bassist, kit drummer, and flautist. I current

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I have been taking lessons with Carol Anne for over seven months and have learned more about theory and voice in that time than over the last ten years learning on my own. I never possessed the confidence to sing in public until taking lessons with Carol Anne. She quickly helped me understand my voice and potential. I was always a guitar player who was reluctant to utilize my voice. A relative was insistent that she wanted me to sing at her husband’s wake. Realizing this relative was not going to take no for an answer I went searching for Voice coach. Within three weeks Carol Anne implanted the skill and confidence to allow me pull off this event/challenge.
Even though my initial reason for taking Voice was successful, I continued lessons with Carol Anne due to the enjoyment of opening up a whole new musical avenue. She helped me find what I needed to work on. Carol Anne provided challenges that allowed me to better understand my capabilities and taught me the skills necessary to gain a higher understanding of music. Thru Carol Anne’s talents she helped me strengthen my voice, expand my range, and help me add a personal touch to songs.
On top of being an highly skilled, knowledgeable and passionate teacher, she is just an easy person to be around. I felt that I could experiment very freely with my voice in front of her, which is something I didn’t feel comfortable doing around many people. Now, I love singing in front of others.
I would have zero reservations recommending her to anyone looking for a music coach in any capacity.

Meet Online Music Theory Teachers Serving District Heights, MD

Derek W.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • M.M. Music Composition & Choral Conducting from New England Conservatory
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Derek W.

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Music theory is so much more than just interpreting notes on a page, it's a fundamental element of musicianship! Not only do we learn the basics of analysis and ear training, composition is used as a primary tool for learning more about how music works and how we relate to it!

About Derek

A little bit about me as a musician and a teacher… I’m a trained wearer-of-many-hats. As a musician, you could have seen me as any number of things in the last 10 years: a conductor, a composer, a trombone player, a singer, or a producer. But above all, I have always considered myself a teacher fi

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Stephanie
I've had Derek as a conductor for a small string ensemble for about 5 years and he's truly the best anyone can ask for! He's great with young students and is amazing at motivating and explaining exactly what he wants out of musicians. His love and knowledge for music is extremely evident and that in turn encourages his students to strive to greater heights in musicianship.
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Jason M.

101 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Associate of Arts in Music and Business from KPC, University of Alaska Anchorage
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1996
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Jason M.

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I consider myself a theorist sometimes more than a musician. The studies that I use are a combination of taking songwriting structures and breaking them down so that they make sense to anyone. I teach chord progressions as well as scales and sometimes go a bit off the deep end when I feel students are ready.

About Jason

TakeLessons.com Instructor since 2005, Jason M. is now available for online lessons worldwide featuring multiple-camera angles and a share screen experience leaving no stone un-turned! Jason has been playing guitar for over 15 years and teaching music since 1996. Although trained in standard tea

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Jaiden
My 10 year old is taking drawing lessons online with Jason. He loves it! The lesson is tailored to what he wants to learn and his confidence in what he is able to do is steadily increasing. He looks forward to his lesson every week.
Everett
Our first experience was awesome! Jason was professional, patient, kind, and down to earth! Can’t wait for the next lesson! 🙂
Barney
Jason is an awesome and patient teacher. Can't recommend him enough!
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Steve G.

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

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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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Scott H.
Great instructions that is really tailored to what I want to achieve on the instrument. Steve always shows up with a super positive and enthusiastic attitude, it makes me enjoy the lessons even more.
Chris B.
Great communication. Thank you Steve!
Jeremy J.
Early days, but Steve gave mea realistic foundation for learning

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in District Heights, MD

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in District Heights is $65. 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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$52 average
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"Andrew is a very knowledgeable musician with an almost encyclopedic array of songs and examples. He is always willing to listen to something you've wrote and explain to you what mechanics you may or may not be employing. He is also patient and fun in his teaching."
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Took Music Theory lessons from Andrew R.
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"Carolyn is awesome. I love everything about our lessons. Things that I wasn't 100% clear on before, I now feel confident about. Something about the way she teaches theory makes it accessible and simple."
Melanie
Took Music Theory lessons from Carolyn M.
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"As Jim states on his bio, he teaches from age 8 and up. I'm one of his "up" students who's been playing guitar for a few years, but never took time to learn theory because I thought it was too confusing or difficult to learn. After being stuck in a rut for the past 30 years, I finally realized that I could be a guitar player, instead of just playing guitar, by understanding WHY I'm playing what I playing. I planned to take a few lessons to see how it would go. That was 4 months ago. Now when I pick up my guitar, I have a plan and am excited to learn more each week. Jim's approach to teaching theory makes it clear for anyone of any age or expertise. If you're young and want to learn the right way, Jim will teach you the right way. For us older folks, I found out you CAN teach an old dog new tricks... I highly recommend Jimmy!"
Anthony
Took Music Theory lessons from James R.
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"Shon Morgan is absolutely the greatest most talented musician and music teacher I have ever had the privilege of learning from and playing music with. I am a drummer/guitarist/vocalist. We did some touring gigs together in our earlier years and he was already amazing back then. He sat down and taught me the circle of fifths off the top of his head in one conversation. I learned so much just playing along side him. So not only is he an amazing player, but he is also very well suited and experienced as a teacher. He is the most knowledgeable musically but patient and kind personally. He plays and teaches multiple instruments and vocals really well but he stands out tremendously on bass guitar! You can not go wrong having Shon Morgan as your teacher, period!"
Jesse
Took Music Theory lessons from Shon M.
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"I start Berklee School of Music next Monday and I feel s much better for having start with Molly first. She has so much materials and resources that make learning a breeze. This is probably my 3rd or 4th review about her as a teacher but shes just that awesome!!!!"
Ginger
Took Music Theory lessons from Molly M.
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"This tutoring session was probably the best I have ever had. I am taking a Music 101 course in which I am finding myself having trouble with. I took up tutoring with Stephen and he really broke down the steps. Sometimes, I do not understand things the first time when they are explained to me; and reading music happens to be one of them. However, I am very lucky to have Stephen as my tutor who is very patient in explaining the lesson to me. If you want a tutor who is patient and willing to invest time in helping you understand music, I highly recommend that you take Stephen."
Movses
Took Music Theory lessons from Stephen O.
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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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"My middle-school aged son did a two hour session with Dr. Darrell one day where I would venture to say they covered a month's worth of music theory material. After a while I got tired listening to it, but my son didn't. Darrell is patient yet firm, tough but caring. The pairing of Darrell's deep knowledge with a student who wants to learn is a powerful combination. He is committed to the success of his students."
Andy Gallo
Took Music Theory lessons from Darrell V.
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"Incredible instructor. Patient , clear instructions"
Sam
Took Music Theory lessons from Andrea B.
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"Dave is awesome!

Dave pretty much saved me in Music Theory. I was really struggling to grasp chord progressions and melodies, Dave walked me through everything step by step until I got it. I highly recommend dave as an instructor, he'll get you through it!"
David
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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