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Earl C.

10 Reviews
Greenbelt, MD
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Associate in Business Management from Prince George's Community College
  • Awarded 2005 Smooth Jazz #1 Artist of the Year from Smooth Jazz and More
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Earl C.

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You will learn chord progressions, optional voicings, scales, the circle of fifths, the number system, the cage system, soloing techniques, etc.

About Earl

This International guitarist is now offering online music lessons. With more than forty years of experience, he has performed with many well-known artists including grammy-nominated celebrities and others such as Freddie Jackson, Regina Belle, EU, Angela Bofill, Alyson Williams, Mya, Syleena Johnso

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Gray Williams
Great learning experience with Eric.
David
I can't say enough good things about Earl's instruction. He's extremely knowledgeable and talented and yet responsive, inspiring, and kind. Rather than applying a narrow and rigid approach to teaching, lessons are built around my abilities and interests and he has taught me new ways of looking at music and playing guitar. I feel very fortunate to be one of his students.
Kevin P.
Great experience! Looking forward to more.

Joe R.

12 Reviews
Glen Rock, PA
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Music Education/ Vocal Performance from Millersville University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joe R.

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About Joe

Hello! I've been singing since before I can remember and playing instruments for almost as long. I have a passion for music. Whether it's being onstage at York Little Theatre, directing the church choir in Red Lion, or paying with one of several local and regional bands, I love music and performing

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Angelus P.
Joe is amazing when he gives vocal lessons. His examples are spot on. His ability to read into your strengths and weaknesses helps you to customise your lesson and focus on those aspects that'll give you quick and sustainable results. Thank you Joe.
Katelyn B.
So far my daughter is pleased and is looking forward to working with Joe. She has only had 1 lesson so far but it was smooth sailing and all went well.
Kyle A.
As someone who was nervous and horrible at singing Joe made me feel comfortable and confident.
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Heather W.

21 Reviews
Abingdon, MD
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Korean
  • Awarded James Dumbard Scholarship from Towson University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Heather W.

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Music Theory is structured very much like our everyday living in our environment. In piano lessons, we explore the comparisons and derive at understanding about musical structures

About Heather

Hi, I'm Heather. I live in a small town called Abingdon in Harford County, MD, It's about 15 minutes north of Baltimore, I live with my husband and two bunnies. My career began as a RN with Bachelor’s degree in Nursing until in 2001. I had a diversion of career from nursing and I absolutely fe

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Nikki Johnson
As an older student returning to piano, I feel that I am filling in the gaps in theory and technique that I did not have the patience for as a kid. Highly recommend!
Harper H.
My daughter's first lesson was great. She was excited to do her homework and can't wait for her second lesson.
Frank S.
Heather is patient and kind. She brings both technical and people skills to our practice sessions. If one of my family members or close friends asked me recommend a piano teacher, with no hesitation, I would enthusiastically reccomend Heather.

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Laura W.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. in Music, Vocal Performance from Point Loma University
  • Teaches students 5 to 85
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Laura W.

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Music Theory included in every lesson, whether piano, voice or guitar.

About Laura

Because I teach voice, piano, and guitar, some students take more than one class from me. For example vocal and piano. My Music Degree from Point Loma Nazarene University is in Vocal Performance. I love what I do. I teach children through adults. I have lots of experience in worship leading for c

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Michelle S.
She was great! I was traveling a ways and she was understanding about possibly being late. She’s great at explaining so I understand. I’m very satisfied. 🙂👍🏼
Reid M.
Very easy to work with, patient and knowledegable
John B.
Laura took time to learn about my 5 year old son & ask questions in order to connect before just jumping into the guitar lesson.

Matthew J.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music - Horn Performance from Manhattan School of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Matthew J.

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Experienced teacher and performer, knowledgeable in various aspects of music from french horn, piano, music theory, history, and performance practices. Emphasizing on tailoring a curriculum suited for each individual student, growth and learning will be a fun and exciting process that helps establish fundamentals, nurture creative expression, and enjoy making music!

About Matthew

Experienced teacher and performer, knowledgeable in various aspects of music from french horn, piano, music theory, history, and performance practices. Emphasizing on tailoring a curriculum suited for each individual student, growth and learning will be a fun and exciting process that helps establi

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Raizy
Matthew is a generous, flexible teacher with a
healthy sense of humor and a broad perspective. He really listens to my concerns and addresses them respectfully. He is able to nudge me to work more diligently and to stay honest with myself. His manner is gentle and kind, but he is firm about the sound we are striving to produce.
I recommend Matthew wholeheartedly to teach at whatever level you're at. Each of our lessons is a collaboration; & he's probably good teaching children as well!
Daniel E.
Wonderful instructor with patience and knowledge!
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Brennan J.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Master's of Music in Jazz Composition from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
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Brennan J.

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Students can expect focused instruction from an experienced composer and arranger on all aspects of music theory and partwriting.

About Brennan

Hi! I am a multi-instrumentalist professional musician and composer/arranger and I am capable and happy to teach all levels of students anything they would like to know or improve on. I specialize in low brass, especially bass trombone and euphonium, but I can teach all brass instruments (trumpet,

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Darin
It was fun and good!
Kai P.
Brennan was very knowledgable and helpful. My teenage son was very happy with his lesson. He really likes him and his teaching style. We are so happy we found such a good fit!

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Pikesville, MD

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Pikesville is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"Adam was our Theory 4 tutor and he did an amazing job making it comprehensible and make sense!"
Moxy
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"Ahmad is very energetic and passionate about guitar and teaching guitar to people. He is very organized and systematic in his teaching. His style of teaching enables students to learn and get to know a wide variety of guitar aspects very quickly. He breaks up lessons into short but consumable modules while at the same time giving something concrete to start playing and get going from the word go whether you are a beginner or not. I've been going to him for several months now and would highly recommend Ahmad for his guitar teaching skills!"
Emma
Took Music Theory lessons from Ahmad G.
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"James is a highly qualified instructor and was very thoughtful in answering my questions. I was impressed with the amount of resources he had on hand, such as worksheets, method books, sheet music, etc. I would definitely recommend James for anyone curious about learning music theory and/or the many instruments he plays."
Tom
Took Music Theory lessons from James G.
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"David is an exceptional instructor with the ability to help a student resolve problem areas. His teaching methods along with his patience and experience makes him an excellent instructor for beginner and advanced students. I highly recommend David for anyone wanting to learn any instrument along with respective technique and theory."
Sammy
Took Music Theory lessons from David D.
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"I really liked Alexandras style of teaching!"
Carl
Took Music Theory lessons from Alexandra K.
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"I worked with Madeline while I was taking my music theory classes and she was great at helping me simplify and understand the content. She worked well with people at all different levels and always had these small tricks to make things easier."
Emily
Took Music Theory lessons from Madeline H.
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"Really takes her time to make sure you understand what you’re learning. Very kind and very nice. A must have for lessons. Thank you Brenda."
Chris
Took Music Theory lessons from Brenda B.
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"Adam explains things in a way that makes you think critically about the subject and gives logical ways to work through theory problems. HES THE BEST IMSTRUCTOR EVER! I would not have passed theory without him"
Sarah
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"Awesome teacher! Patient and knowledgeable. Highly recommended"
Matt
Took Music Theory lessons from Stephen O.
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"Julie is a professional Instructor who quickly identifies the level of her students. 

Her energy and sense of humor are contagious and stimulating. 

When we laugh we increase endorphin in our brain which helps us to remember what we learn. 

Thank you Julie for instruction and the pleasure of learning. :)"
Marlena
Took Music Theory lessons from Julie L.
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