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Peter W.

5 Reviews
Alexandria, VA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Scottish Gaelic
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Peter W.

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My initial instruction follows the John Sprague school method, which focuses on precise articulation of ornamentation, leading into pipe band music.

Once a grounding in pipe band technique has been achieved, I can continue to work with students along the pipe band path through the intermediate level, or branch off into folk/kitchen piping, informed my extensive experience as a fiddler.

I am also willing to teach small pipe and border pipe students.

About Peter

I am a traditional Scottish musician specializing in 18th century music. I have studied Highland bag piping since 2001 and Scottish Fiddling since 2002 (with a background in classical violin). I teach both Scottish Fiddle and Highland Bagpipes, as well as Scottish Small pipes and Border pipes. I

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Michael M.
It was an excellent lesson and I am feeling more confident with the chanter.
Marc L.
I started taking lessons with Peter in person before the pandemic in his studio. He is very helpful, knowledgeable, and friendly. When I initially told him that I was looking to learn to play the medieval bagpipes, he was very upfront in saying that he did not have any experience with medieval bagpipes, but he was willing to try if I was.

After the pandemic began we started with remote lessons and I find them just as useful- if more convenient. I highly recommend Peter as an instructor.
Colin B.
Very thoughtful lesson!
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John B.

109 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor of Music from Howard University
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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John B.

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While studying the mandolin, you'll learn how to read music in standard notation, tablature form or both. You will also learn how to play various chords, scales rhythmic patterns and improvisation while implementing them into various styles of music including, Bluegrass, Country, Basso Nova. or Blues.

About John

I have been playing for about 35 years and teaching music and guitar for 25 years. I have a Bachelor of Music in Jazz and Classical guitar. I've taught at the University level and currently maintain a professional studio in Arlington, Virginia. I am very well versed in many different styles of music

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Eugene N.
John is great!
Welton B.
John is great! He is very patient and encouraging. He break everything down so you can digest it.
Tony H.
Just completed my first 45 minute lesson with John. He was really down to earth, listened to what I wanted out of my lessons and we worked on those things. I feel like I’m already make progress.
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Lauren S.

3 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $65
  • Speaks German, Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2001
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Lauren S.

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Whether you want to play classical viola, alto fiddle traditional tunes, or perform like your favorite pop artists, I can set you on the path to success! My private students range in age from 4 to 40 years old, and I have gone on to become music teachers, composers, and professional musicians. My most influential teachers have been members of The Philadelphia Orchestra and graduates of The Curtis Institute of Music.

About Lauren

Lauren is a dynamic violinist, violist, and music educator in the DMV. She has performed with ensembles including American Institute of Musical Studies Festival Orchestra, Schenectady Symphony Orchestra, Charleston Symphony, Delaware Symphony, and the Maryland Lyric Opera, and she has worked with ar

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Rafaella L.
Lauren is clearly knowledgeable and dedicated to teaching music properly.
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Timothy H.

49 Reviews
Washington, DC
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Outstanding Jazz Vocals Award from University of the Arts
  • Teaching since 2008
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Timothy H.

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We concentrate on developing proper technique including posture and fingering, scales and strengthening exercises, beginning to intermediate theory, musicality and knowledge of repertoire in various genres

About Timothy

** Following the COVID-19 pandemic, all students MUST be at least 14 days past full vaccination to be eligible for in-person lessons. Online lessons are still offered for those not yet vaccinated. Thank you for your understanding and patience ** I hold a Bachelors of Fine Arts from The University

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Tim is great, really patient and enthusiastic teacher who knows his stuff. As a complete beginner who hasn’t played an instrument since middle school, I would highly recommend him.
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Great Internet, great teaching, positive attitude. Amazing!
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Ozzie J.

12 Reviews
Mc Lean, VA
Starting at $48
  • Doctor of Arts in Piano Performance from Ball State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Ozzie J.

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With 10 years of teaching piano lessons and 3 degrees in piano, I have both the expertise and experience to provide a uniquely tailored learning environment to piano students of all ages and levels. Teaching excites me because it gives me the opportunity to find out each student's individuality and to help them reach their inner potential. Since student goals vary from wanting to play chord charts in a garage band to aspiring to become a concert pianist, I do not have a rigid teaching method - rather, I tailor it to each student. Beyond the fundamentals of technique and reading music, piano lessons with me include focusing any amount of the following: classical, improvisation, composition, theory, jazz, popular styles, hymns, etc... I can't wait to begin guiding you on your musical journey with the piano!

About Ozzie

I am a pianist and a passionate teacher of pianists of all shapes and sizes. The joy of playing the piano is one that my skills as a teacher help me infuse into my students. I also find it to be quite a positive feedback loop for me: teaching makes me want to hone my own skills and playing well give

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Rebekah B.
My sixteen-year-old has been taking with Ozzie since the fall. His sound is richer and cleaner than it has ever been. Ozzie is very technically oriented. He emphasizes the hand work, finger work, and overall technique. Thaddaeus' playing sounds so much more mature after these months with Ozzie! Thanks, Ozzie!
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Fantastic teacher - simply the best, Abby loves him so much!
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Maureen W.

31 Reviews
Silver Spring, MD
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 8 to 18
  • Teaching since 2002
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Maureen W.

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Hi there! I am a classically trained saxophonist with a Masters from Peabody Conservatory and over 16 years of teaching experience. I tailor my lessons based on your interests and skill level, finding pieces you enjoy which challenge you. I can also give you a strong sense of the fundamentals, focusing on intonation, finger technique, vibrato and tone. Looking forward to hearing from you!

About Maureen

Welcome to online saxophone lessons! While studying with me we will focus on practice techniques to develop your speed, vibrato and intonation (one of the most important aspects of a good sound!) For students in grade school, lessons can help your skills in band class and in participation in solo an

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William J.
Maureen is awesome. She is an amazing player and teacher. She was able to coax our son to play even when he was not in the mood and he learned a lot from her.
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