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Tara L.

20 Reviews
Leesburg, VA
Starting at $38
  • Speaks English, Nepali, Thai
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1995
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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 a

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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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David S.

27 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $35
  • B.A. in Music Composition from Salisbury University
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David S.

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David enjoys teaching students from all different backgrounds and levels of proficiency. Whether you are just starting out or a virtuoso shredder in the making, he is happy to teach you! Over all, he is fairly laid back, as long as you practice. He usually combines work with reading off of the treble clef (what he likens to "eating your vegetables." You may not want to do it, but it will make you a healthier musician!) with learning more popular songs (or songs the student says they would like to learn) through tablature and chord charts, depending on the style of the song.

David is also very pro music theory. He usually incorporates music theory into the curriculum in conjunction with the material already being discussed. He is also very knowledgeable about composition/songwriting, and if the student is interested in learning more about this area, he is happy to share what he knows!

About David

David is a successful singer/songwriter/guitarist out of Fairfax, VA. He has a bachelor's degree in Music with a concentration in composition from Salisbury University, where he also studied jazz and classical guitar . In the 25 years he has been performing (20 of those professionally) and playin

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Tommy W.

8 Reviews
Falls Church, VA
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
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Tommy W.

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While teaching bass is my specialty, I've been teaching guitar for 4 years and have amassed quite the collection. The overwhelming majority of my students at the shops I teach at take lessons on guitar, so most of my time is actually spent teaching guitar. In lessons, we'll cover basic chords, scales, and rhythms, as well as some introductory music theory so the student knows why they're playing what they play.

About Tommy

My name is Tommy. I've been playing bass and guitar since I was 11 years old. When I was in high school, I won my school's Duke Ellington Jazz Performance Award my junior year. Around this time I began to work at my neighborhood's local lesson shop Let's Play Music! off of W Broad Street in Falls C

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Julia
Tom is a good teacher with solid knowledge which he is able to pass on in a clear and understandable way.
Matthew F.
Tommy is a solid bass guitar teacher. My lesson was better than expected!
Anne P.
Just had my first guitar lesson. Tommy was very patient and supportive and explained clearly what I needed to do.

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Frank P.

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Starting at $35
  • High school from Queensbury
  • Awarded LA Music Award Nomination from LA Music Awards
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Frank P.

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The "Real World" style. Chords - Riffs - Scales - Songs - Basic Theory - Tabs - which can branch out into song writing and recording techniques. I start out with the basics and then focus on switching - getting your fingers moving/stretching - getting them ready for scales and songs. Different patterns and techniques of picking and strumming. Understanding timing and attention to movement. I don't teach traditional guitar musical notes with staff reading. Guitar Tabs I will teach you and easy exercises. For advanced beginners to intermediate I can proceed with what you need help with next by hearing your goals and what you'd like to cover whether it's more techniques - chords - playing style - song writing - techniques for studio playing.

I'm a rock recording artist that has been doing music full time for 10 years opening for national artists, playing gigs and recording here in Upstate NY. I'm an easy going instructor teaching the "real world" way of learning acoustic or electric ...

About Frank

Nothing is more rewarding than seeing one of my students develop a passion for music! Each student progresses at his or her own pace and there is nothin wrong with that. Going over somethin again and really focusing in on it is not a bad thing. Focus is also key with a student. Acknowledging accomp

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Russell S.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $120
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
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Russell S.

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If you are ready to take your guitar skills SERIOUSLY then stop wasting time and money on teachers who don't fully understand the instrument themselves. My name is Russell and I have been playing guitar professionally for 20 years and teaching music and producing records for over 10. I have worked with artists such as Mac Miller, Sean Kingston, Lifehouse, Disney's Caityln Taylor Love and have composed music to 100s of your favorite TV shows! Want to learn to shred? produce? write? dive into theory?

About Russell

Russell is an American Platinum-Selling record producer / songwriter / and guitarist based in Los Angeles, CA. With his first #1 Billboard record under his belt and previous clients such as Mac Miller, Sean Kingston, and Red Velvet, Russ has found endorsements and support from major music companies

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Max H.
Very skilled, helpful, and easy to work with! Highly recommend!
Joe
Russ is a straight up musical genius that has decades of experience playing the guitar. He will make you think of music in an entirely different way and his unique approach to the guitar makes learning so much easier. Definitely worth it!
Jera
Russ is such a wonderful teacher. He's so passionate and teaches in a way that's interesting, easy to grasp and fun! I've learned so much so quickly
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Isaac W.

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  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Isaac W.

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Guitar is among the most intimate performance instruments. Whether strumming it for rock 'n roll or caressing its strings for folk or classical music, it evokes an instantly recognizable emotional response. It's become the ideal instrument for expressing the vulnerability and uncertainty of love, the brief sting of agony, or any existential expression.

It's portable. It's loud enough to be heard in a crowd of voices, but quiet enough to be practiced in your bedroom. Musically its fretboard is based on the piano's chromatic scale. Its six strings accommodate both simple and complex voicing, depending on the player's skill or desired effect.

As a classically trained musician with 25 years of guitar performance experience in pop, folk, and rock music, I offer a range of styles, techniques, and comprehensive approaches to understanding and mastering this historic instrument, depending on your personal preferences. My focus is on exploration, discovery, and learner-directed lessons. My ...

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CUSTOM-MADE FOR YOU Learning involves playfulness, curiosity, and personal connection. I've studied how people learn and how people play, along with 25 years of professional and performance experience, and I focus it entirely on you. We start with what you love, discover what you already know, the

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Average Cost of Acoustic Guitar Lessons in Potomac, MD

The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Potomac is $68. 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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"My daughter has really enjoyed her first 5 lessons . Andrew has been very flexible with our schedule as well as patient with our kids since they are beginners. I highly recommend him."
Jamie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrew S.
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"Steve, made me feel at ease during my first lesson. Giving me encouragement often."
Michael
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Stephen O.
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"My daughter, age 9, had been taking guitar classes with a local face to face teacher for a year yet I felt that she hadn't accomplished much. Through a series of questions from Tanesha she was able to create and tailor the lessons that best suited her learning skills & her skill level. In the other class, she hadn't even played a full song. However, through Tanesha she was able to play happy birthday just in time for her Grandmother's bday with in a month. She is also very good at informing you of their progress. This was our first time taking online classes and it has been a wonderful experience thus far. I highly recommend Tanesha!"
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tanesha M.
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"Victor was great I haven't picked up my Guitar in it felt like forever and I had picked up a lot of bad habits he was very patient and gave me the building blocks to help me get started back on the right track."
Steve
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Victor S.
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"I teach beginning guitar and whenever I have a student who asks to learn something that I don't know how to play, I go and take a few lessons from Greg. He is very good at helping students take their playing to the next level of proficiency."
Sharon
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Nick has been teaching my 7 year old guitar for one year now. His excellent, progressive curriculum, patience, and allowing my son to pick some of the music has fostered a joy in his playing and even the work that goes into learning a difficult instrument. My son even "teaches" me a weekly lesson. I couldn't recommend Nick enough!"
Sarah M
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Nick R.
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"Billy is great! He is super patient with me and really tries to make sure I understand the basics instead of just memorizing chords. His style is very easy-going and engaging. I definitely recommend Billy as a teacher, especially for beginners."
Ariana
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Billy D.
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"My lessons with Arron have been extremely beneficial and I recommend him to anyone that is trying to learn or get better at playing guitar. I have been playing guitar for a while now and what I’ve learned the most from Aaron is how to slow down and practice efficiently. He has taught me many different tools for practicing musical scales and has also been able to give me the “why” to all his methods. I’ve noticed so much progress in my playing and I’m so thankful."
Dominick
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Aaron L.
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"Dave really knows his stuff and can play well on any instrument. I haven't taken lessons from him personally, but I have played music with him. He would make a great teacher."
Josh
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Dr. Dave Y.
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"Very patient and engaging"
Kaya
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Michelle W.
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