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Christine P.

20 Reviews
Springfield, VA
Starting at $80
  • Teaches students 12 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Vocal performance from George Mason University
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Christine P.

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I specialize in vocal jazz from the crooner era. I reference singers such as Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra.

We will go over traditional song selections from “The Real Vocal Book” of Jazz.

I also reference more contemporary artist such as Stevie Wonder and Sade, including their successors such as Esperanza Spalding and Michale Buble.

All singing lessons start at age 13.

About Christine

The Exquisite Voice, Inc.  Christine is a professional vocal coach with an exceptional reputation. She is the owner of The Exquisite Voice, Inc., and now resides in Springfield, Virginia. As a D.C. native, Christine has taught extensively in the DMV area for 10 years. She is considered an expert

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Shannon
I have been singing opera for 7 years now, and Christine had the most thorough teaching process by far! I found my real voice underneath all the conformity I had been taught through choir and am now moving through singing more powerful and with my "real voice." She is open to workshopping repertoire that you are interested in, and suggests things that will help you grow your voice while not pushing an agenda, so you feel as though you have lots of artistic freedom.
Also just a super warm and authentic person. Overall a great experience!
Rashad
Christine is extremely talented and provided me with positive yet technical feedback each practice.
Kelly
Christine is a Godsend! Prior to working with her, I studied classical voice and opera with several instructors. Christine is by far the best teacher and wish I had met her sooner!

As an accomplished singer herself, she is able to identify challenging areas and help improve technique. I’m now attempting pieces with confidence that I never would have attempted previously. And, I find the sessions very relaxing and enjoyable. She inspired me to push myself further and feel like I’m getting great results! Well worth the investment.
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John B.

90 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Bachelor of Music from Howard University
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John B.

90 Reviews
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See how easy it is to learn how to play the Ukulele!

With one to one instruction, you'll learn to play chords, scales, note reading, tablature, finger picking, strum patterns and improvisation. Within just a few lessons, students will begin learning how to play their favorite songs, including, "Somewhere over the Rainbow" ," I'm Yours", "Hey Soul Sister" and many more. Also, students will learn how to play various styles of music like, Blues, Pop, Classical and Rock.

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 musi

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Ken M.
Enjoying my lessons. John understands my questions and answers them thoroughly. Has many materials at hand for the student.
Suveer
John is a fantastic teacher! I'm excited to schedule more lessons with him in the future!
Tara
John is great! super personable and tailors a short lesson towards your specific goals. 10/10 would recommend!
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Dennis B.

18 Reviews
Bethesda, MD
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dennis B.

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About Dennis

I have been teaching guitar for 25 years in the Washington DC metro area. I work with students 12 years of age and up, but I am especially experienced at teaching adult students regardless of whether they are beginners or have previous guitar experience. I have performed in acoustic Celtic, new age

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Mark H.
This was my first ever guitar lesson and I thought it was a blast. The instructor took the time to explain best practices and why they were so important. I also really enjoyed seeing the instructor's passion for the guitar and that passion made the whole experience even better!
Charese
Dennis is a fabulous teacher! I took lessons for 2 (?) years from him in high school, entering with decent knowledge of music from other instruments but only beginner-intermediate guitar skills from self-teaching and guitar class in school (what a joke). From the very start he adjusted to my level, asking me to play something I knew and identifying the chords that I had (unknowingly) played, and creating an exercise for me to practice new chords at home. Lessons were nothing but fun and informative; Dennis is a great conversationalist and incredibly knowledgeable about music theory. His lessons are full of variety: scales (different positions and modes), progressions (written on the spot by Dennis), improvisation (with live accompaniment), transcriptions (of your favorite songs), and learning from the book. Looking back, I progressed immensely under Dennis’s tutelage, from barely playing barre chords to writing my own music in different modes! It certainly doesn’t hurt that Dennis treats his students as equals, and that his home is always welcoming. He’s invested, not the type of teacher to chase you off once your “time’s up.” If I hadn’t gone off to college, I’d still be taking lessons from him for sure! Highly recommend to anyone who is looking for enjoyable, enriching guitar lessons.
Andrew H.
Dennis has a great comprehensive approach to teaching guitar. He helps you understand the nuances of the instrument, and provides specific instruction based on your individual needs. He has a wealth of experience and knowledge, and shares anecdotes about those experiences to help better understand topics relevant to your own personal pursuit of improved playing.

Even if you aren't sure exactly what you want to get out of lessons, Dennis is quick to provide material that will help you improve your skills. They are laid out in a clear way and act as a great resource to add to your collection of practice material.

I'm happy I took lessons with Dennis, and others should definitely work with him if looking for a laid back atmosphere and a steady pace of improvement and understanding.

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Daniel G.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, English
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Daniel G.

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FUN!!! Learning guitar should be fun! I teach electric and acoustic guitar in a fun way. The exercises that I have you do are not boring, they are actual songs that you get better and better at playing.
I mix up the lessons and your practice with a combination of scales that can turn into instant leads, cords and the combination of cords that make up a family called a "key". I teach a variety of strum and picking patterns and styles, from folk to reggae to rock. The latest thing in playing melodies is tablature, I teach that, but I also believe that you need to be able to play regular notes as well. Best of all, you do not have to be a great lead guitarist to be a star, and if you want to sing while you play I can definitely teach you that!

About Daniel

Music lessons should be fun and focus on what you want! I am willing to travel to you or welcome you to my studios: Reseda pr Canoga Park. I travel to homes San Diego and Los Angeles Counties. What is your goal? School or Church choir? Musical programs?Learn to Cantor or lead songs at Church/

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Stefanie
Mr. G goes over and above to help me pursue my interests. He helped me sing through a difficult time while my voice was changing. He supports me at performances and never fails to make me laugh. Working with him has been a fantastic experience and I feel that I have grown so much.
Megan
I got in touch with Daniel so I could get back in singing shape as an adult who had lapsed - a lot! He's friendly, kind, and patient, with a clear way of explaining technique that's really helped me get it. I've improved noticeably in a short amount of time!
Fred E.
Going to take time and Daniel is a font of knowledge, patient and funny):_

Kenneth G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • High School Diploma from Cape Hatteras Secondary School
  • Teaches students 5 to 55
  • Teaches Beginner
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Kenneth G.

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We will work on scales, fingering patterns, sight reading, and tone production.

About Kenneth

Thanks so much for your interest in starting music lessons with me. I’m so excited to share my passion for music with you! Lesson details: My main goal as a teacher is to help my students reach their goals. Whether that is playing in a rock band or auditioning for a college music scholarship,

Shane H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Shane H.

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I have been playing the saxophone for about 17 years now, starting from when I was in 5th grade. I have gotten to play throughout middle and high school, as well as college. I've played alto, tenor, and bari sax, but I prefer to teach alto saxophone. Music, and the saxophone specifically, is a great passion of mine, and I would like to help instill that passion in others. Although I am new to teaching, I have a deep understanding of how a saxophone works and how to teach musical understanding.

About Shane

I'm passionate about music and about sharing my knowledge with others. Everyone can benefit from music and learning an instrument. Specifically, the saxophone is easy to begin learning, and can be very technical at advanced levels. I am still learning new things almost every time I play.

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"Jesse is patient and kind. He pushes my 9 year old granddaughter a bit and she responds! She's already playing a few songs (recognizable, even) after only about 3-4 lessons. She practices many days (not all) and seems, in her unassuming way, to look forward to showing Jesse how she is doing."
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"I had a wonderful first lesson with Earl and I'm looking forward to our next session. He made sure that I fully understood what I had learn in that one hour session including the type of guitar I wanted to use, reading notes and chords, playing a few strings, sitting comfortably, and most importantly, he is patient and he answered my questions by giving me detailed explanations."
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