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Earl C.

10 Reviews
Greenbelt, MD
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • 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.

Tommy W.

8 Reviews
Falls Church, VA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Tommy W.

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Since high school, music theory has always interested me. For my students this means theory will almost always be included in a lesson, not just to know it, but to know why and how it influences the notes we play. Due to my college experience, most of my theory knowledge has a jazz tinge to it, so some terminology might vary between that and classical language. Regardless, if you're looking to learn how to use a Babbitonian Matrix, or where to apply a Hexatonic scale, or even just want to know what notes make up a chord, we can definitely discuss it and have a good time doing it.

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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Timothy H.

45 Reviews
Washington, DC
Starting at $45
  • Bachelors of Fine Arts in Vocal Performance from University Of The Arts
  • Teaches students 7 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Timothy H.

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We explore the fundamentals of music theory including sight reading, ear training, rhythmic and melodic dictation. Through this work, students begin to understand the language of music and utilize it in practice with voice and/or piano

About Timothy

I hold a Bachelors of Fine Arts from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA. With over 15 years of experience, in both piano and voice, I've had to opportunity to perform domestically and internationally with such great acts as The Philly Pops, The Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra, and many

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I love my piano class! The reception was a little faulty but other than that, It was great
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Jason M.

102 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Awarded Voyage Air Guitar VAD-06 from ASCAP
  • Associate of Arts in Music and Business from KPC, University of Alaska Anchorage
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Jason M.

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I consider myself a theorist sometimes more than a musician. The studies that I use are a combination of taking songwriting structures and breaking them down so that they make sense to anyone. I teach chord progressions as well as scales and sometimes go a bit off the deep end when I feel students are ready.

About Jason

-=FULL VACCINATED as of 5/19/21!!=-TakeLessons.com Instructor since it's inception, Jason M. is available for in person and online lessons worldwide leaving no stone un-turned! Jason has been playing guitar for over 20 years, ukulele, bass, banjo and keyboard for over 10 and teaching music in ge

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James S.
Five Stars for the teacher.
Three Stars for technology.
Patient, knowledgeable, easy to work with.
Did I say patient?
A fantastic ear and knows what I need to accomplish.
In time, Jason will help me master my goal and in time to jam with friends this summer.
Cheers.
Jaiden
My 10 year old is taking drawing lessons online with Jason. He loves it! The lesson is tailored to what he wants to learn and his confidence in what he is able to do is steadily increasing. He looks forward to his lesson every week.
Everett
Our first experience was awesome! Jason was professional, patient, kind, and down to earth! Can’t wait for the next lesson! 🙂
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David S.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • B.A. in Music Composition from Salisbury University
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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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Marie H.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BM Vocal Performance from Sonoma State University
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Marie H.

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Growing as a musician and producer has been a remarkably fulfilling path and my passion for sharing that adventure is what drives my excitement for teaching. I hope to bring positive energy and insight to all my students’ lessons and help them grow. I am interested in working with students of all ages, and enjoy helping with everything — learning how to sing or improve vocal technique, learning how to play piano, cover favorite artists, perform, record, navigate ProTools of Logic or digital/analog synths. I you have a specific goal or project in mind, long or short term I'd love to help!

About Marie

Marie is a music theory junkie and music production nerd. She spends most of her free time petting her adorable Aussie puppies, Max & Bug. When she gets around to it she writes songs and produces them from the ground up in her home studio. She has spent innumerable hours analyzing Wagner’s Ring cyc

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Rae
Marie has helped me with refining my sound and getting back into singing with proper technique. Her feedback is constructive and she has an intuition for how to coach a vocalist even over Zoom. Fantastic!
Isabel C Parra
"My name is Lily. I am 6 years old. I think Marie is an awesome piano teacher because she is kind, focused, patient, and nice. And also, I really, really, really like her singing voice and I like it when she sings along when I play. I feel happy with her as my teacher because after each lesson, I feel more focused. Thank you, Marie!!"
(Transcribed by Isabel, Lily's mom)
Raquelle
Marie is an awesome piano teacher. I have learned so many songs in only a few months. I love that she does online classes.

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Potomac, MD

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Potomac 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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"Dave is awesome!

Dave pretty much saved me in Music Theory. I was really struggling to grasp chord progressions and melodies, Dave walked me through everything step by step until I got it. I highly recommend dave as an instructor, he'll get you through it!"
David
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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"One of the best teacher I have ever had!!

I highly recommend him! He is one of the best!!!!!"
Rozbeh
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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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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"Very informative,good sense of humor,looking forward to future experiences."
Dion
Took Music Theory lessons from Paul M.
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"I started taking guitar lessons for the first time 10 months ago and am thankful I found such a great teacher in Ahmad. His positive attitude and love of music helps me stay engaged and lessons are productive and fun.

One of the great things about Ahmad is he listens to you and adjusts lesson content based on the feedback you provide. His ability to listen allows Ahmad to deliver a personalized lesson plan that incorporates your goals and gets you excited about what you are working on.

Ahmad also has taught me techniques to prevent and address minor aches that come up while learning to play. He takes this seriously and shows you how to prevent and resolve any issues that come up.

Overall, taking lessons from Ahmad has been a very positive experience. I look forward to continuing working with him to get better."
Shawn
Took Music Theory lessons from Ahmad G.
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"By far the best teacher I have ever had. Paul makes lessons engaging, and his wealth of knowledge never comes off as elitist. He explains complicated theory in a practical way for anyone to understand. If I wasn't leaving Chicago I would have signed up for ten more lessons. Ask him about the own music he makes with his band. He's a super talented guy!!!"
Reid
Took Music Theory lessons from Paul W.
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"Marcelo is a very patient and knowledgeable instructor. I `ve been taking theory classes with him and it is great. He has a very good methodology and will make everything very clear."
Jason MIller
Took Music Theory lessons from Marcelo M.
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"The first lesson was extraordinary the teacher is very good"
Annmarie
Took Music Theory lessons from Paul B.
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"Adam was great! Very helpful. The only thing that was difficult was finding times to get together. I know that many in the class struggled to meet with Adam. Other than that, keep it up!"
Madeline
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"There are those who teach out of necessity, and those who teach out of passion

I'm taking music theory and composition lessons from Daniel to supplement what I already know from composing by ear. He's an excellent teacher, very enthusiastic about teaching the material, and extremely knowledgable. I feel like I've learned a ton so far and we're not even close to done yet! Highly recommended."
Sam
Took Music Theory lessons from Daniel K.
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