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Irina D.

3 Reviews
Harpers Ferry, WV
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Irina D.

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I am a patient and sociable person who loves to teach. I am enthusiastic about my work, and am always thrilled to see the success of my students and share in their success. I am a classically-trained and educated Cellist with deep experience playing with Symphony Orchestra’s, Chamber Orchestra’s, Ensemble’s, Quartets, and Solo. I am currently working at Loudoun symphony orchestra and Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra. If your goal is to start learning how to play cello, improve your skill, to play any particular piece, get ready for any special event, develop your sight reading or just enjoy playing this beautiful instrument - I am happy to help you. I know how to find inspiration, making interesting even exercise routine, we will work at developing your artistic and professional skills and find the best way to express yourself by the cello.

About Irina

I began my musical education at the age of ten, have played for 24 years, and have fourteen years of formal musical education. I specialize in classical music, and can play any musical style required. I am a Legal Permanent Resident of the United States. I was born in Uzbekistan in a Russian famil

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Cuba G.
Great first lesson. Learned new methods to improve bowing. Looking forward to the next lesson
Paul D.
I am coming to the cello as a brand new beginner. I have play around with some fretted instruments, ukulele, banjo, etc. But Irina was super at getting me relaxed, focused on basics and encouraging me with small, but important mechanics and technical details. I have taken other music lessons like sax, so could compare. I totally enjoyed the start of my cello training.
Oh, btw, I'm retired and over 65!!!
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Celine K.

41 Reviews
Ashburn, VA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Honor Student from George Mason University
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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.

About Celine

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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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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Philippe F.

82 Reviews
Ashburn, VA
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish
  • Master Business Administration from Schiller International University., Paris-France
  • Awarded Member from Association française pour l’enseignement du français
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Philippe F.

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My work experience includes the following:

INTERNATIONAL TRADE EXPERIENCE – [Consumer Goods – Cosmetic Industry]
International Area Sales & Financial and Administrator
In Paris, France & Miami, Florida, either in local markets or in duty free markets, I established marketing plans and increased sales in assigned territories. I managed multimillion Dollar budgets. To that end, I used marketing mix knowledge to increase market penetration and brand awareness. Managed distributors; outlets and sales force during my tenure in the below organizations. I travelled to some 66 countries. I leveraged my past experiences in banking to assess distributors’ activities.

INTERNATIONAL BANKING EXPERIENCE - Commercial Banking Officer
Held positions in various areas – in Paris, France & London, U.K. - of commercial banking to include: Correspondent Banking Manager (Italy); International Loans Officer (Latin America), Letters of Credit Advisor; Head of Letters of Credit and bank guarantees and ...

About Philippe

Born, educated and raised in France. Dual US/French citizen Summary of Skills: Experience developing and providing instructions in French language Experience in conducting conversational and written classes for students Skilled in improving foreign language reading, writing, and speaking a

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Nicholas
Philippe has been very flexible in working with my beginner skill level, but also challenges me to do more each week. He brings a lifetime of experience to each lesson. Merci!
Sarah
This is my second time taking French classes from Philippe.

He is a fantastic teacher, very patient snd creative in finding ways to ensure I understand and internalize concepts. Philippe is talented, accommodating, and most importantly, patient. The process of learning a new language can be frustrating at times but he is a wonderful teacher, adept at navigating roadblocks and ensuring that I don’t become overwhelmed and that the experience is positive.

I’ve had many instructors but none as effective and fun as Philippe!
Dave
This is an updated/revised review, now that I have been working with Philippe for a year and a half.

Philippe is truly a rare and outstanding instructor. He takes the time to tailor our lessons to my specific needs and interests. He also makes himself available outside our lessons for any questions that may arise.

Philippe periodically sends articles and other resources that are of interest. This is an impressive reminder of his dedication to the advancement of each and every student.

Through practicing the language, we have gotten to know each other well, and I truly consider Philippe to be not only my French instructor, but a good friend.

I strongly recommend Philippe without any reservation!
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Tara L.

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

272 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Italian
  • Awarded Concerto Competition Finalist from MIllikin University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Molly M.

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I have experience as both a performer and teacher in the world of Improv. Experience includes an intensive workshop with IO Chicago.

About Molly

WHO ARE YOU? You are the future star of a Lin-Manuel Miranda show, if he would just write about your life for a change! You are a business owner whose voice is tired at the end of the day (*cough* singing lessons strengthen speaking *cough*) You're a player who's on the way to becoming a sin

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Noemi Q.
Awesome as always!
Patrick
Molly is an amazing teacher, overflowing with enthusiasm and encouragement. I'm an amateur singer, and just wanted to take lessons to improve my singing a little bit so I could be better at musical improv. She helped reconnect me with my love of singing, and now I want more.
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Luis C.

Teaches Online
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  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Luis C.

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Hola. I’m a native Spanish speaker with colleague degree. I can teach grammar rules as well as conversational skills.

About Luis

I'm a professional developer and technology consultant with more than 15 years of experience working with Fortune 500 companies and financial institutions. I have a BS degree in Computer Science. I'm been very focused on building my career and I can't wait to share tips and lessons learned from work

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"Benjamin was very patient and I learned more about my vocal structure/instrument than I ever thought which I really appreciated!"
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"Rich was happy after the first class and he started to wonder, would Kelvin be available to teach him a guitar lessons as well (we thought it is a great beginning) :)

Also, Kelvin immediately pointed out that the violin we have picked is too small for Rich, where other teacher didn't say anything about it. We changed the size and it helped a lot with holding violin and feeling more comfortable. Thank you !"
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Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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Took Singing lessons from Glynis D.
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"Emily is kind, authentic, fiercely determined and generous with her time and love. She taught me how to lift others up by lifting me up."
Bryan
Took Singing lessons from Emily M.
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"Ms Han was very personable any easy to work with. She explains the lesson concepts very well."
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Took Piano lessons from Agnes H.
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"Liza was very warm and open and helped me get back into the swing of things after being out of practice for a while"
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Took Singing lessons from Liza M.
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Took Singing lessons from Rachel S.
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"Adam is working with my son on musical theatre and it’s been awesome! Very easy and convenient to schedule with him. My son loves it and practices more than ever."
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Took Musical Theater lessons from Adam R.
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"Prophet was real helpful! Well worth the money. Dude dropped some heavy knowledge on me that really related to where I'm at with my music.
Whatever level you're on he'll be able to get a feel for that and give you info that will help you improve what you got."
Tennyson
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from Prophet C.
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"Celine is great. My 8-year-old daughter started lesson with her a month ago. We have been very impressed by her patience and professionalism as a teacher. She is encouraging and very fun to learn with. My daughter enjoys her weekly piano time with Celine very much."
samantha
Took Piano lessons from Celine K.
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