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Tyler J.

Frederick, MD
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 9 and up; Female: 13 and up
  • Music from Towson State University
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Tyler J.

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Children and adults alike benefit from and enjoy the personalized elements of our teaching style. We provide students the opportunity to learn the fundamentals and techniques necessary to become skilled musicians, and are always happy to help students work toward their individual goals for learning. We believe strongly that learning should be fun. We work hard to ensure an enjoyable learning experience. In making sure that students enjoy what they are learning, we add value to the skills that are taught, by fostering a true appreciation for the joy music can bring.

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Children and adults alike benefit from and enjoy the personalized elements of our teaching style. We provide students the opportunity to learn the fundamentals and techniques necessary to become skilled musicians, and are always happy to help students work toward their individual goals for learnin

Raymund De La P.

5 Reviews
Sterling, VA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Filipino
  • Teaches students 8 to 60
  • Bachelor of Music from University of the Philippines
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Raymund De La P.

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I've been teaching guitar for 25 years and my students have gone on to various musical fields of endeavor. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to play simple chords and as time goes on you'll be able to play tunes or musical pieces. Every student has different goals ,wants and needs..and it is for this matter that an individual and personal approach is needed to address those musical aspects, which are specifically geared towards their learning the instrument .I use various resources at my disposal: books, cd's, dvd's as well as my many years of experience and knowledge of performing and teaching. I specialize in Jazz and Classical but I'm also knowledgeable in other genres such as pop, rock ,folk etc... For Jazz: I use the Berklee series ,For classical: I use the Matteo Carcassi and Fernando Sor methods .I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Raymund

Raymund de la Pena has been playing music professionally for the past 32 years and was introduced to music at an early age. He started playing the piano at age 8 and shifted to the guitar a year later when he heard "yesterday"by the Beatles, the reason for the move to a different instrument was ine

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Murat
Raymund was very knowledgeable in music theory and guitar. Looking forward to continuing with my lessons.
Toni D.
Great lesson and personality!
Zahra S.
We had a great start and instructor is very knowledgeable and helpful.
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Hanaa H.

22 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English and Arabic, Arabic
  • Bachelor of Music Education from Cairo University
  • Teaching since 2006
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Hanaa H.

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I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of piano and guitar skills. I typically use Alfred's Basic books: lesson, technic, and theory books. I also provide students with homework sheet that explains what we have been focusing on, what they have achieved, and what is the expectation for next lesson.

About Hanaa

Hi there! My name is Hanaa. I have a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education and have worked as a classroom teacher and private tutor for fifteen years. I am a patient, passionate, self-motivated, and responsible teacher. I teach piano and guitar. I am also an effective instructor with the ability to

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Naomi M.
Love Hanaa already. My girls thought she was fabulous and patient!
Yasmina R.
My first lesson and experience with the teacher was impressive. She listened to my goals and adjusted the lesson accordingly. She also seems to be organized and has a system in place.
Mahera
She is a great teacher and I highly recommend her. She is patient, kind and makes students to learn in a fun way. She is a remarkable teacher.

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Missy M.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • BM Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2004
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Missy M.

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SINGING: During vocal lessons we will work on the musical style of your choice. Generally speaking, we will spend about half of the lesson working on breathing technique and vocal exercises suited to your style and skill level. The rest of the lesson we will work on applying technique to songs. If you would prefer to only work on technique during your lessons, that is fine too- just mention it!

About Missy

Missy is a multi-talented vocalist and vocal coach experienced in electric and acoustic guitar and piano. Since graduating from world-renowned Berklee College of Music in 2003, Missy has performed live with bands from the San Diego Indie Music Fest to CBGB's and as a solo·acoustic artist across the

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Douglas
Brilliant musician, great teacher and very knowledgeable..
Bryant
Super impressed! My son very much enjoyed his first guitar/voice lesson with Missy. He’s very excited about their plans for lessons. She is taking extra time on her own time to tailor their lesson plans according to my son’s music interests. He came home from his lesson and picked right back up on what they were working on together!
Sallye C.
It's been awhile since I wrote a review and I was compelled to leave one today. I had a really bad allergy attack and could barely talk let along sing...I thought. Despite my current voice condition I stuck with my appointment. Much to my amazement Missy and her incredible knowledge as a voice instructor, navigated me through just the right warm ups. To my astonishment, I was able to sing and carry a note. Who knew? She is wonderful to work with! I so appreciate you, Missy. Your seemingly endless knowledge enables me to not only be encouraged but to carry on with my journey of singing. No matter what shape my voice might be in.
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Joyce C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks French, Italian, English
  • Awarded 1st Place Metropolitan Opera Regional Competition from Metropolitan Opera
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Joyce C.

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Singing should be as easygoing and fun as an exciting conversation! Communication is key! Once the building blocks are in place, my students are free to express themselves in any genre of music with a wide range of emotions! From the very first lesson, I create a safe, nurturing environment where the exploration of discovering my student's true voice becomes effortless and natural! I would love to have you join me in an unforgettable journey of discovering how to express yourself through singing!

About Joyce

A personal technique for expression - for Professional Training! Or for Fun!! I enjoy teaching students of all ages and for diverse reasons! As a professional singing actress having performed leading roles on Broadway, New York City Opera and the international operatic stage for over 30 years,

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David B.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Dutch, French, German, Italian, Spanish
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Clarinet Performance/Pedagogy from Temple University/Juilliard Teachers
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David B.

29 Reviews
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I teach with Philadelphia Principal Players at the Philadelphia International Music Festival I've taught International Competition Winners (International Clarinet Association, Fischoff, Air Force Band) among many other top players. NAfME Interview in their October 2014 Issue. 1st Clarinet in the National Band "WindWorks" of Washington D.C. (recordings on youtube). I can take you to the next level and well beyond that! I have many students on Skype Worldwide from Jr. High to Professionals.

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My Online Clarinet student Jay Shankar made 1st Clarinet in the 2016 Carnegie Hall United States National Youth Orchestra!!! I have had 4 Clarinet students make the NAfME National Honors Band/Orchestra 1st Part since 2012 when it was formed. In 2018 I had 2 Clarinet students who made 1st Chair in t

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Raymond L.
David was my first online clarinet coach and you cannot have a better teacher when you want to learn quickly and correctly. I took 13 lessons and it changed my life as a clarinetist. I highly recommend David.
Ellen D.
there are many clarinet players. Some are good, few can teach, and a minuscule amount are both. You have just found one of those few. This man has judged at international competitions, and has incredible patience and memory. He has studied under an understudy of the founder of the american school of thought for clarinetists, and always knows what you need to know, even if you are only in 8th grade.

This is the one.

Benjamin Dutschmann, 14
Linda
David is flexible and geared towards the needs of the individual student. I am returning to the clarinet after more than a 40-year absence and he is able to accommodate my requirements. He is friendly and makes the student feel at ease. I look forward to more lessons with him.

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"I was very fortunate to find Candida as a teacher. She understands what I want to do with my voice. Having a Brazilian multilingual teacher is great because (I am also a Brazilian) I have the opportunity to sing in Portuguese, Spanish, Italian and English!

I have been studying with Candida since March in a studio in Manhattan and now I have lessons on line while I am in Italy for three months, which is a great way to continue my lessons while I am abroad."
Olivia
Took Jazz Voice lessons from Candid L. B.
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"My 13 year old granddaughter just finished her 1st year of viola at school in June 2014 and she wanted to take summer lessons to stay sharp. There were a lot of teachers available within a 10-15 minute drive, but after trying other teachers, we chose Mark (a 30 minute drive ) because, as others have commented, he is extremely patient and teaches by correcting, not criticizing. He simply has a gift for teaching. I have never regretted the extra drive. Once you've had a lesson with him, you won't want to go to anyone else."
Mike
Took Viola lessons from Mark L.
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"He is very engaging, and easygoing. He allows some silliness when a child student may lose focus at times. He's a great instructor for children."
Tamara
Took Guitar lessons from Ronnie B.
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"What a great first lesson! Arlys is very smart, witty and talented. My daughter enjoyed her first instruction and can't wait for next week!"
Ally
Took Broadway Singing lessons from Arlys A.
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"I was nervous at first, and love practicing the red leather tongue twister and learning new techniques. I highly recommend Adam!"
Annah
Took Opera Voice lessons from Adam R.
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"Bernard personalised our lessons to my level of knowledge and made sure that I was growing even though I was a complete newbie.

He's really encouraging and is always giving me feedback on areas I can improve.. These are things I wouldn't have picked up on myself!

I can see improvement already, and look forward to future lessons with him.

Thanks Bernard"
Long
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from Bernard M.
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"My daughter had an awesome time with Rachel she a great instructor patient, and easy to talk too, I hope that we get to have more lessons in the future. Highly recommend!"
sam
Took Ukulele lessons from Rachel H.
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"My daughter (9), son (7) and myself are all taking lessons and Cris Is able to adapt for all our learning needs and makes it fun along the way too."
Lindsay and Aidan
Took Guitar lessons from Cristopher E.
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"Eric has been a great influence on my son's musicianship. Since starting lessons with Eric, I have been able to see and hear a huge difference in my sons playing, attitude and understanding of the guitar. Also, Takelessons is an extremely effective method of teaching and taking guitar lessons.... I highly recommend Eric as a teacher as well as Takelessons.com."
Mitchel Margulis
Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Noah has done an amazing job teaching my daughter piano lessons. She enjoys working with him and looks forward to her lessons. Noah is patient and clearly loves music. I would highly recommend him!"
Natashe Washington
Took Arrangement and Composition lessons from Noah T.
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