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Diane G.

17 Reviews
Gaithersburg, MD
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English;
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Bachelor of Music; Master of Education from Bonston Conservatory and Univeristy of Maryland College Park
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Diane G.

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I teach all levels of music theory that help students succeed. They range from beginning note and music theory through theory needed to perform in symphony orchestras. I also have summer music programs.I teach the theory all musicians should learn if they wish to play with others.

About Diane

I have a degree and certification in violin and piano from the Boston Conservatory as well as a Master's Degree from the University of Maryland. I have had additional training and certification as a Suzuki teacher from The Suzuki Teacher Training Institute. I am a member of SAGWA-Suzuki Associati

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Medea
Diane has a profound love for children, at least my 7 yr old son. She is so sweet makes learning very easy. She even teaches me along with my son at his lesson. We love Ms. Diane!
Akino
Ms Diane is a wonderful violin teacher for my 9 years old
daughter. It has been three years since we started and my daughter always enjoys her lesson. Ms Diane is very patient, positive and a great listener as well.
Vicki
Diane works with my teenage daughter and she is absolutely wonderful. My daughter loves the way she teaches and enjoys each lesson.
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Andrew H.

11 Reviews
Washington, DC
Starting at $55
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Andrew H.

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Demistify the music theory you’ve always wanted to access! Whether you are learning and growing with your instrument, or simply want to understand what you hear and why and how things sound the way they do, music theory gives order to this fundamental part of our human lives.
I pride myself on making difficult or confusing concepts clear, understandable, and applicable to your playing or listening. Whether looking for a foundation or want to expand your current knowledge, I bring decades of experience and years of academic study to you and your journey. Having studied music performance, composition, and audio engineering at one of the world’s best conservatories in New York City, I’m well trained, covering the entire spectrum of sound and its expression over time.
Whether it’s jazz, rock, techno, blues, or classical, music theory applies to all genres - it does not discriminate! So no matter your interest, you’ll learn and solidify you understanding of the fundamentals of sound ...

About Andrew

Andrew started playing piano at the tender age of 3. His mom wanted him to spend his endless energy on something artistic so she started him on piano lessons. Very early on it was clear Andrew had a natural, unique ability to connect with the piano. He played in school bands throughout grade school

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Ji
Never thought l could to be able to learn a Bach invention before. Now I’m playing it. Very enthusiastic teacher.
Josie H.
Great first piano lesson for my 10 year old - Andrew was encouraging, patient and inspiring- my daughter connected with him right away and couldn’t wait to get home and practice. Looking forward to more lessons!
George
My dad has a wonderful time with Andrew today!
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Victoria H.

6 Reviews
Annandale, VA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 3 to 60
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Victoria H.

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We will make sure each student understands the foundation, then build from there. Some students require different approaches to learning, and I work with the students' strengths to help them build their knowledge.

Using your primary instrument, we will explore the theoretical foundations of music for that instrument, while drawing basic parallels to other instruments.

About Victoria

Vicky is a music teacher from Cocoa Beach, FL. She has been teaching since 2008, starting in the Central Florida area and then in the Southwest Virginia region. She studied music therapy at the graduate level through Radford University, and general music, with coursework in education, religious st

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Shabir K.
great session!! looking forward to many more
Kelly M.
She's great.
Ashley F.
As always, Vicky was great!

Meet Online Music Theory Teachers Serving Laurel, MD

Adam H.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Adam H.

4 Reviews
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If you want to master, and become fluent in Music Theory, Adam is the teacher for you. He has years of experience in classical and jazz theory, and can present concepts to you in a simple, easy to understand way, that will allow them to become a natural part of your musical personality.

About Adam

Have you been trying to learn the guitar, but just don't know where to start? Is the fretboard a mystery to you? Do you find yourself feeling frustrated trying to learn songs? Or maybe you are at a standstill with your progress, and need the tools to take your playing to the next level.

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Nick
Adam is incredibly knowledgeable, professional, and most importantly a great teacher! He's patient and great at breaking down trickier ideas to be understood by someone with minimal theory knowledge like myself. And he's a great player to boot! I would gladly recommend Adam as an instructor to anyone looking for general music theory knowledge on the guitar all they way to more advanced level jazz techniques.

Thanks Adam!
Andy
Adam is a fantastic guitar teacher. He paced his lessons so that the amount of information I had to cover was reasonable for my busy schedule, and every week I came away feeling more and more confident in my playing!
Yami
Adam taught both my daughters. He is very knowledgeable and has a natural gift for teaching. The girls were engaged in the class and considerably improved in technique. He really is the best instructor ever!

Barbara M.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • B.A. Music from S.U.N.Y Cortland
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Barbara M.

29 Reviews
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All music theory concepts covered and utilized during lessons; scales and chord formations.

About Barbara

Music has been an integral part of my world, playing a major role in both my personal and professional life. I embrace the chance to be immersed in it, to share my enthusiasm for and expertise in the area of the music education experience, promoting creative development and student performance skil

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David
Excellent teacher!
Joan R.
Great instructor!
Katie Ambrose
Barbara is a fantastic instructor. I took lessons as a child into my mid teens and quit. I recently decided to start back up. With 20+ years gap in my instruction, I was nervous about finding an instructor who could keep up with me. I knew I could still easily play music but would have LOTS of questions in the interim that I theoretically would have known otherwise playing the given level of music.

Barbara has been a PERFECT fit for what I was looking for in an instructor. She’s been helping me refine my skills and fill in many gaps in my instruction. She’s been wonderfully supportive and encouraging. I’ve felt my confidence grow tremendously over the last month. I can truly sense that she’s as excited to be teaching as I am to be learning.

I HIGHLY recommend Barb, especially to adults looking to rekindle a long lost love of piano<3
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Elle L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Bachelor's in Music Education (piano & k-12 school music) from New York University
  • Teaching since 2009
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Elle L.

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Do you struggle to pass your Music Theory class?
Do you feel like "if only you can understand the theory better" you will be such a better musician?
Is music theory taking your confidence away from you as a musician?
I've been there too. And Now, I can help you with basic to college level music theory and aural skills!

About Elle

Hello, My name is Elle. Nice to meet you! I am an orchestra conductor, but piano has been my primary instrument as a musician. I have been playing the piano my entire life!! I am a firm believer of music's power to enrich our souls and lives, so I feel very blessed to be able to share that gift w

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Laurel, MD

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Laurel is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
30 min
$38 average
45 min
$52 average
60 min
$65 average

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"I had started taking gigs with new bands but I was struggling with my sight reading and general music theory. I found Kellen through a friend and I'm so glad. He was friendly and super knowledgeable and I felt like it all clicked all of a sudden. I was able to learn easily online from my home in Portland. I keep taking lessons with him because I keep learning great tips about performance and theory. He's also really funny. Kellen's awesome!"
Emilie
Took Music Theory lessons from Kellen H.
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"Adam has been my music theory teacher for the better part of a year and a half or so. He's patient, kind, and makes sure you both are on the same page before moving forward. He is one of the best teachers I've had as a resource to come to when I need help."
Madeline
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"Mr. Pleasanton explains concepts thoroughly and great insight on musical theory's."
Tyrone
Took Music Theory lessons from Tyreese P.
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"Composer here, who studied with Bill. A kind and insightful teacher! Bill was always ready to help with odd requests for pieces I was working or interested in as we went over piano topics, music theory, and ear training. Gave me a great foundation to work with."
Josie
Took Music Theory lessons from Bill T.
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"Very patient with me. I'm not the fastest learner, so Michelle's delicate and meticulous approach was very effective."
Jose
Took Music Theory lessons from Michelle T.
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"Great attention to detail!"
Raiden
Took Music Theory lessons from Akinwande O.
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"Collin helped me with piano theory very much. He was very involved and awnsered my questions well. He knew what he was teaching and it was apparent he has a large background of knowledge in his subject field. Very good teacher. Would recommend to a friend or anyone looking for quality music lessons."
Henry
Took Music Theory lessons from Collin D.
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"it was super awesome! couldnt figure out my sound so she couldnt hear me. but i heard her so it worked out okay."
britney
Took Music Theory lessons from Marlene M.
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"Although, I've only worked with her for about 3 months, I have learned so much musically. Ms. Christine is very professional in her work. She's very passionate about her craft and loves teaching. She will go out of her way to check on my progress musically and see how I'm doing throughout the work week.

I'm very grateful for her dedication to the art of music. Anyone who is looking for a caring instructor; look no further than Ms. Christine."
Nancy
Took Music Theory lessons from Christine G.
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"Jonathan was great! He captured my son's attention and taught him the critically important basics.
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Julian
Took Music Theory lessons from Jonathan H.
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