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John B.

87 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1986
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John B.

87 Reviews
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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 musi

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Karen S.
John is an excellent teacher. I’m a real beginner, and , instead of acting bored with my level of “playing”, he was very encouraging. His instruction is clear and precise. He had me transitioning between four different chords in my first half hour! So pleased!
Jane
It was a No-Pressure first lesson so I’m looking forward to the next one.
STEPHANIE
I love my lessons with John. He is patient and knows what he’s doing. I have learned so much already in a short amount of time. I look forward to each lesson every week.

Geoff S.

13 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $35
  • BA Music from George Mason University
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Geoff S.

13 Reviews
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Experienced in teaching mandolin for over 5 years. Experience in teaching other stringed instruments (guitar, bass, ukulele) for over 30 years.

About Geoff

I played on a toy piano when I was very young, learning a bit of sight reading from my Mother, while listening to classical, jazz, and rock music. When I was 12, I learned guitar and later took private piano lessons from a prominent Philadelphia instructor. After playing in a rock band in high sc

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Cherry
I totally enjoyed my class with Geoff. We immediately started my lesson with tuning the ukulele. Then we went over the cords and strumming. I have been researching on playing the ukulele and his explanation on the strumming was a lot better than the book. He is teaching me how to play by listening to the notes which is great because I would be able to play the Hawaiian music for my hula classes. In addition, his studio is only a 5 minute drive from my house, which means I don’t have to deal with traffic.
Bill Smoot
great understanding of what I know and how to improve! Experienced instructor
McKinley Dyer
Geoff is great! Really knows what he’s doing. I’ve learned a lot in the three weeks that I’ve been working with him.
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Mark S.

13 Reviews
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mark S.

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I play and teach a wide variety of mandolin styles. As a performer, I mostly play traditional and contemporary classical music, though I also play quite a bit of folk music on mandolin.

About Mark

I am a composer, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter working in a variety of genres. I regularly perform around the Washington, DC, area as a solo guitarist, as a singer/songwriter, and with numerous classical, folk, rock, and musical theater groups. My primary musical influences include folk and

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Kristen
Mark has been a great teacher for this adult beginner! I take lessons in clawhammer banjo and ukulele with him, and his easy-going nature and skill in identifying ways to improve make it a joyful experience! Highly recommend.
SK
Mr. Sylvester is one of the greatest. He is not just an amazing guitarist, but he is also very kind. He treats people with so much respect. He speaks to me and my mom so nicely. He is very patient. He has a deep knowledge of music and knows how to get the most out of even the least talented people (like me!). He doesn't ever get mad if you make a mistake or forget to bring your music notes. We were so lucky to find Mr. Sylvester.
Virginia
Mark is a talented musician who plays and teaches multiple stringed instruments. His lessons are always informative and supportive. They are driven by the student’s interest, so anything you want o learn— styles of music, how to do a particular technique, music theory— you can bring to class. And every now and then he organizes a recital— terrifying but great practice!

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Joe S.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $44
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Sociology / Psychology from Illinois State University
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Joe S.

18 Reviews
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I have been playing mandolin for about five years now. What started as a Led Zeppelin obsession has since moved towards a Chris Thile obsession...including studies following his learning methods.

About Joe

I absolutely love teaching music! After over 20 years of teaching, performing, writing, and recording in all styles/genres, it continues to be a great adventure. It is a joy to pass this on to others...especially seeing my students that never touched the instrument going on to be very proficient

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Carson C.
First lesson was great.
Analyzed previous progress with my 12 yr old and had a plan for future growth.
John P.
Very happy so far
Grant
Terrific instructor...just what i was looking for.
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Daniel E.

32 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Awarded Fastest Growth from KMC/Musicorp
  • BA in Music from Florida State University
  • Teaches Beginner
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Daniel E.

32 Reviews
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Learn mandolin chords, strumming, and of course songs!

About Daniel

- I have a record of success with students of all ages, backgrounds, abilities, and goals - I teach using a variety of methods and styles, including my own authored books - I own a music academy where I train others to be successful instructors - I have a very high student retention rate - I'v

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Eldora M.
Dan is a patient and encouraging teacher. Even after taking months off I was able to pick up a song after just one lesson because he breaks everything down to your skill level. I highly recommend him for banjo or any music lessons!
Girish Shahdadpuri
Daniel is very knowledgeable and kind. He understands student's strength and weakness and also the areas to focus on. I am a beginner and have self learned on and off for a few years. Daniel teaches progressiveIy and I throughly enjoyed my first session with him!
David G.
Great first lesson
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Calvin A.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $51
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Awarded Scholarship for Music Composition from Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Calvin A.

28 Reviews
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Mandolin playing requires a knowledge of chords, melody, picking technique as well as knowing songs to play all of which we will begin to learn in your first lesson.

About Calvin

As a teacher, I have worked with of many ages and backgrounds. One of my students, Skylar Stecker, has gone on to become a successful major label recording artist recently becoming the youngest artist to receive a number 1 on the dance billboard charts. I recently had the opportunity to tour with

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Lucas & Logan K.
Lucas and Logan really liked Calvin and looking forward to their next lessons.
Daisy
Just had the first session with Calvin. He showed up on time, he was very patient the whole time.
Skylar
Terrific young man. We look forward to more time with him. Super positive and professional.

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Average Cost of Mandolin Lessons in Hyattsville, MD

The average cost of 60-minute mandolin lessons in Hyattsville is $60. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $106 per hour.
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$37 average
45 min
$48 average
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$60 average

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"Joe is the most knowledgable & relatable instructor I've ever had the experience of learning from."
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"Great start. Tara was patient and easy going. I look forward to continuing to work with her in the future."
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"Steve is bringing me along at a good pace that challenges me to improve each week. He is very patient and helpful in showing me how to achieve the right results on the mandolin, and makes each lesson enjoyable. I can hear the improvement in my playing each week."
- Barry
Took Mandolin lessons from Steve G.
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"Concetta was/terrific and extremely helpful and kind."
- Joseph
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"I had a lot of fun and am learning a lot."
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"Enjoying the lessons. Phil is very knowledgeable and pleasant."
- Yvonne Bryant
Took Mandolin lessons from Phil H.
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"I like Rachel's approach to learning and her attitude. Relaxed and upbeat. Always has the next thing for me to add to my practice and suggestions for improving areas im struggling with."
- Michelle
Took Mandolin lessons from Rachel C.
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