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Kaye C.

Frederick, MD
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Associate of Arts - Music from Frederick Community College
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 30; Female: 5 and up
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Kaye C.

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Fluent Spanish-speaker; highly skilled in reading, writing and verbal communication; BA - Spanish earned from University of Maryland, Baltimore County. All ages and levels welcome. I will help you develop your language skills through reading, writing and cultural exchange, but most importantly through conversation. The best way to build your confidence and your fluency is to practice speaking! Together we will create a practical and consistent plan, and soon enough you'll be able to order your favorite food from a Latin restaurant or ask for directions in a Spanish-speaking country like a pro! Contact me and let's get started!

About Kaye

I am a classically-trained guitarist and highly advanced Spanish-speaker with passions for music and cultural exchange. I want to share my knowledge and experiences with others so that they can find joy and beauty through these things too. I started learning guitar at 14, through informal lessons

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Ryan T.

12 Reviews
Walkersville, MD
Starting at $18
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Awarded Best Original Film Score from Montgomery County Film Festival
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Ryan T.

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It is truly unfortunate that so often music theory is presented as a mere collection of naming systems and rules. To me, understanding music with the mind is a key ingredient to becoming an effective and inspired artist. In music lessons, I teach not just how to talk about music but the fascinating complexity of how music operates -- the fundamental principles that illuminate the translation of sound into thoughts and emotional expression.

I offer instruction on a range of topics: composition, improvisation, theory, ear training, arranging, piano performance and more. While providing a broad, synergistic foundation in musical skills and understanding, I also encourage students to pursue their unique interests and inspirations. On the first lesson with a new student, I'll always go over the options for potential areas of study and work with the student to develop an appropriate course of study customized to their needs and interests. For information on the other areas of study that I ...

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Ryan is a composer, author, pianist, music producer, and teacher. Ryan is the author of a music theory and composition textbook entitled The Theory and Creation of Music. He has won awards for his original music, such as his first place award for Best Original Film Score in the Montgomery County Fil

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Alan B.
I have a great rapport with Ryan. I think we work very well with Ryan. I am always looking forward to our next session.
Rihaan J.
Ryan is soo patient with my 5 year old. He teaches very nicely 2 classes and my son can already play 3 songs ..looking forward to many more..
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Joe B.

12 Reviews
Rockville, MD
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish, Portugues
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner
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Joe B.

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Rocksmith Method Music as language

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Fully Vaccinated and ready roll, let's do this together. My method is a fun, energy-packed and safe environment where kids are encouraged to love God, music, their band members, and their electric guitar or bass. My desire is to partner with parents to teach kids (6 and up) basic music skills

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SAHIN
Joe is awesome. He has a unique teaching style that makes learning fun for the student. He helps in every aspect, both technically and inspirationally.
Rishi A.
Kids liked Joe a lot!
Sophie D.
Joe continues to work with my 7-year-old daughter, she loves his technique and style.
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Celine K.

42 Reviews
Ashburn, VA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Awarded Honor Student from George Mason University
  • Teaching since 2004
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Celine K.

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I am a passionate and motivated instructor who loves working with students and sharing my love of music. I have been teaching professionally for 17 years. It is important that each student progresses at his or her own pace. I encourage this by setting realistic goals for my students at each lesson.

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I love to teach students of all ages and abilities. I believe that learning music should be fun and enjoyable. It is my mission to guide and provide appropriate tools to educate musicians who will always have a lifelong passion. I am a passionate and motivated instructor who loves working with st

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Brian Nguyen
I started with Celine for piano, but then we started doing half piano and half singing lessons.

Celine and I went through a piano lessons book. It was very helpful learning how to learn a song. I got used to reading notes and how to practice. I came from being self taught through youtube and playing by ear for around a year or 2, but I never learned the traditional and more classical way. I really learned a lot from that.

Singing was more exciting because I grew at a pretty fast rate. Celine is really knowledgable about the different ways a person can use their voice and selecting out warm ups to help the growth of a specific singing technique. My voice got stronger and more stable. My head voice is more natural. My singing background was just doing it for fun since I was a kid.

Me and Celine both like kpop and korean music so I sang those as well as some English and Japanese songs. So pretty flexible there. She was able to give me really good recommendations for songs to sing based on my voice.
Michael
Celine is very helpful and has been very supportive in finding songs that fit my current range but also challenge me!
Tod
Awesome experience!
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Karen A.

4 Reviews
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Dutch
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Karen A.

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Hammered Dulcimer lessons, rentals available. From basic playing through advanced arranging, including theory in many styles.

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Hammered dulcimer lessons - all styles, all levels, music theory included!

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Elizabeth S.
Fun and informative!
Mary W.
Karen is a wonderful teacher. Very experienced and patient with a beginner.
Erika H.
Karen is so friendly, sweet, and methodical in teaching style. It is wonderful to be introduced to dulcimer with her and - literally - learn how to fine tune my instrument with her tips and encouragement. She makes me even more excited to tune and play my instrument. I can easily get happily lost simply in the tuning process with my dulcimer as it brings me a lot of joy just to hear the notes come into tune and playing very small, minor amounts of things on my dulcimer as is... it is so nice to have a guide like Karen to help me better to understand and dance with my dulcimer, learn about music and how the dulcimer strings are arranged, and how to hold the hammers! I thought I was excited to learn before... I'm even more happy and excited now and have some clear, down to earth steps to begin to actually really play with my instrument!
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Tara L.

21 Reviews
Leesburg, VA
Starting at $38
  • Speaks English, Nepali, Thai
  • Awarded first place at many music competitions from Mt. Airy Fiddler's Convention, Maury River Fiddler's, Deer Creek Fiddlers, etc
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tara L.

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I started playing acoustic guitar when I was seven years old. I have been playing and teaching mostly bluegrass, old time, Irish, blues, and swing jazz styles for many years. I have taught both privately and have also done various workshops at festivals. I have taught guitar multiple years for instance at the Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival in PA.
My students learn to have fun with music. Students can work on rhythms, melodies, improvisation, song writing, getting into and/or hanging on in a jam session, etc.

About Tara

I have a Masters in Education as well as having spent many years performing, teaching in one on one and group settings both privately and at music camps and festivals. I play and teach bluegrass, old time, blues, folk, Irish, and swing jazz styles. I like my students to really enjoy playing music an

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Stefan S.
Tara is a very knowledgeable and easy-going instructor. Her ability to teach theory in bite-sized chunks while keeping the lesson light and fun is extremely commendable. No grad-school music theory textbooks here, just color-coded fun. Her mnemonic devices are also hilarious. 6/5 stars
Stephen Z.
Great!
Aidan K.
The way Tara presents traditional tunes is straightforward and easy to digest, while staying as true to the tune as possible. Super friendly, and really easy to work with.

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