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Popular Performing Arts Teachers in Riva, MD

Jennifer M.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • BA Music Production and Engineering/Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Jennifer M.

4 Reviews
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Do you want to unlock the mysteries of the guitar fretboard? Learn to play songs, improvise for the first time or explore new ideas for improvisation, study rhythmic grooves and learn to keep and feel the beat. Guitar can be a vehicle for your souls' deepest expression and also a form of practicing meditation. I began teaching before I attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. After Berklee, I performed in several bands, toured Europe and worked as a sound engineer for both live and studio settings including several festivals in Costa Rica.. I can help guide you with creating your own sound recordings if desired. Whether you are just getting started or an experienced guitarist looking for some unique perspective I'd love to help you find a new groove! My favorite styles to play are rock, reggae, R&B and the blues but I also play funk, jazz and classical guitar. Drop me a line today!

About Jennifer

I began playing guitar at 12 years old. Before that I had dappled with the piano and always sang. There was something about the guitar that just drew me in! I always loved seeing the hands of guitar players and the sounds that would accompany those shapes. Guitar is a very pattern based instrume

Recent Reviews
Cliff N.
Jennifer is very good teacher. I've learned more things from her in 2 weeks then my last teacher in 6 months. she is very experienced and can teach very well.
Jena P.
Helping me unlock the fretboard through a blues course. She has a deep understanding of music theory. I’m very happy and grateful to be learning.
Isaac
She knows more about music than anyone I know. I am so thankful to learn from someone who understands music so well! A true artist!

Rachel L.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Italian, German, French
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Bachelors of Music in Vocal Performance from Oberlin Conservatory of Music
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Rachel L.

5 Reviews
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Ever wanted to walk up to one of those free pianos on New York City summer streets, but felt too insecure or inexperienced to try? I have had nearly two decades of personal piano experience. While I am primarily a classical singer, I believe that learning piano and the structures of harmony is at the core of all musicianship. I have taught countless piano students at almost every level, and I love helping them become more confident musicians. Whether you are interested in playing piano for fun or learning piano as the beginnings to a career in music, I am confident that I can teach you a combination of piano and theory technique that will help you succeed.

About Rachel

I am studying to become a professional classical singer, and am enrolled as a Masters degree candidate in Voice and Opera at Mannes School of Music. Through my own training, I have discovered that having an amazing teacher – one who is supportive, caring, and hard working, and who will push you an

Recent Reviews
Susan
awesome lesson!
Grant L.
Rachel is a great vocal instructor and gave me the confidence to learn and discover my own voice. As a beginner with no experience in vocal training, I was able to learn the basics of posture, setup and breath and of course singing. I enjoyed lessons with Rachel and would highly recommend working with her.
Monica Z.
Rachel is absolutely awesome. Makes me feel so comfortable which helps me to be 100% myself including my funny mistakes. I feel that I am learning and understanding music and singing a lot.

Keats R.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Keats R.

4 Reviews
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Based on playing ability, I try to tailor a student's goals to their time available to practice and motivation. Just like with any craft, playing an instrument is a discipline that needs attention, and I want the best outcome the student feels that they can produce. We will have fun discovering the joys of learning music!

About Keats

Hello! I am currently a college student in Lakeland, Florida at Southeastern University. I am in the process of working on my undergraduate degree in music performance with a concentration on cello. I primarily began my studies in piano before taking cello lessons a few years later. I am a teacher t

Recent Reviews
Carolyn
Keats is a skilled and perceptive teacher. I am dealing with many beginner issues and he always has multiple suggestions and ways of explaining how to accomplish the techniques I am working to master.
I am an accomplished flutist but just love the cello so decided to take lessons. He truly seems to enjoy sharing his knowledge.
I feel so fortunate to have found Keats because he really cares about me as an individual although I am truly old enough to be his grandmother. Outside of our lessons, he has sent me links to recordings, a new bow which I have purchased and am thrilled with, and various other cello-related matters of interest to a beginning cellist.
He does not insist that there's only one way to do things and has studied with a variety of teachers himself. He comes from a musical family so is very knowledgeable about classical music. A true musician who understands the love of music.
Lastly, I want to recommend Keats because he has a very gentle, kind manner and praises my work when it is good. He encourages me through frustrations and sets reasonable goals at each lesson.
I am also a music teacher and would recommend him for a student of any age. I know that the relationship that develops between teacher and student is crucial to a student's progress, and Keats is a real and caring person in the lesson, not some drill instructor. I think he would be fabulous with children and certainly relates very well to adults. Give him a try!
Richard
Keats teaches my son online as we live in a different country. We’ve been very pleased with Keats. Here are some words from my son:

I am grateful for Mr. Keats as my piano teacher. He does an excellent job at teaching any style of music that I want to cover; he especially does well at explaining and is super understanding for teaching at whatever pace that you s
JANICE
Very patient. Explained everything very well as I had forgotten most of the piano taken years ago. Reviewed everything to start teaching at my level. Gave some good tips and apps to help me study.

Meet Online Performing Arts Teachers Serving Riva, MD

Jennifer M.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • BA Music Production and Engineering/Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 7 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile

Jennifer M.

4 Reviews
Book Now

Do you want to unlock the mysteries of the guitar fretboard? Learn to play songs, improvise for the first time or explore new ideas for improvisation, study rhythmic grooves and learn to keep and feel the beat. Guitar can be a vehicle for your souls' deepest expression and also a form of practicing meditation. I began teaching before I attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. After Berklee, I performed in several bands, toured Europe and worked as a sound engineer for both live and studio settings including several festivals in Costa Rica.. I can help guide you with creating your own sound recordings if desired. Whether you are just getting started or an experienced guitarist looking for some unique perspective I'd love to help you find a new groove! My favorite styles to play are rock, reggae, R&B and the blues but I also play funk, jazz and classical guitar. Drop me a line today!

About Jennifer

I began playing guitar at 12 years old. Before that I had dappled with the piano and always sang. There was something about the guitar that just drew me in! I always loved seeing the hands of guitar players and the sounds that would accompany those shapes. Guitar is a very pattern based instrume

Recent Reviews
Cliff N.
Jennifer is very good teacher. I've learned more things from her in 2 weeks then my last teacher in 6 months. she is very experienced and can teach very well.
Jena P.
Helping me unlock the fretboard through a blues course. She has a deep understanding of music theory. I’m very happy and grateful to be learning.
Isaac
She knows more about music than anyone I know. I am so thankful to learn from someone who understands music so well! A true artist!

Rachel L.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Italian, German, French
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile

Rachel L.

5 Reviews
Book Now

Ever wanted to walk up to one of those free pianos on New York City summer streets, but felt too insecure or inexperienced to try? I have had nearly two decades of personal piano experience. While I am primarily a classical singer, I believe that learning piano and the structures of harmony is at the core of all musicianship. I have taught countless piano students at almost every level, and I love helping them become more confident musicians. Whether you are interested in playing piano for fun or learning piano as the beginnings to a career in music, I am confident that I can teach you a combination of piano and theory technique that will help you succeed.

About Rachel

I am studying to become a professional classical singer, and am enrolled as a Masters degree candidate in Voice and Opera at Mannes School of Music. Through my own training, I have discovered that having an amazing teacher – one who is supportive, caring, and hard working, and who will push you an

Recent Reviews
Susan
awesome lesson!
Grant L.
Rachel is a great vocal instructor and gave me the confidence to learn and discover my own voice. As a beginner with no experience in vocal training, I was able to learn the basics of posture, setup and breath and of course singing. I enjoyed lessons with Rachel and would highly recommend working with her.
Monica Z.
Rachel is absolutely awesome. Makes me feel so comfortable which helps me to be 100% myself including my funny mistakes. I feel that I am learning and understanding music and singing a lot.

Keats R.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Cello Performance, Music from Southeastern University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile

Keats R.

4 Reviews
Book Now

Based on playing ability, I try to tailor a student's goals to their time available to practice and motivation. Just like with any craft, playing an instrument is a discipline that needs attention, and I want the best outcome the student feels that they can produce. We will have fun discovering the joys of learning music!

About Keats

Hello! I am currently a college student in Lakeland, Florida at Southeastern University. I am in the process of working on my undergraduate degree in music performance with a concentration on cello. I primarily began my studies in piano before taking cello lessons a few years later. I am a teacher t

Recent Reviews
Carolyn
Keats is a skilled and perceptive teacher. I am dealing with many beginner issues and he always has multiple suggestions and ways of explaining how to accomplish the techniques I am working to master.
I am an accomplished flutist but just love the cello so decided to take lessons. He truly seems to enjoy sharing his knowledge.
I feel so fortunate to have found Keats because he really cares about me as an individual although I am truly old enough to be his grandmother. Outside of our lessons, he has sent me links to recordings, a new bow which I have purchased and am thrilled with, and various other cello-related matters of interest to a beginning cellist.
He does not insist that there's only one way to do things and has studied with a variety of teachers himself. He comes from a musical family so is very knowledgeable about classical music. A true musician who understands the love of music.
Lastly, I want to recommend Keats because he has a very gentle, kind manner and praises my work when it is good. He encourages me through frustrations and sets reasonable goals at each lesson.
I am also a music teacher and would recommend him for a student of any age. I know that the relationship that develops between teacher and student is crucial to a student's progress, and Keats is a real and caring person in the lesson, not some drill instructor. I think he would be fabulous with children and certainly relates very well to adults. Give him a try!
Richard
Keats teaches my son online as we live in a different country. We’ve been very pleased with Keats. Here are some words from my son:

I am grateful for Mr. Keats as my piano teacher. He does an excellent job at teaching any style of music that I want to cover; he especially does well at explaining and is super understanding for teaching at whatever pace that you s
JANICE
Very patient. Explained everything very well as I had forgotten most of the piano taken years ago. Reviewed everything to start teaching at my level. Gave some good tips and apps to help me study.

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"It was fascinating and quite interesting learning about new aspects to apply and to improve my voice and develop my talent. It was fun and calming working with Brenda taking lessons from her, I definitely plan on taking more advanced lessons from her in the future."
Chase
Took Voice Acting lessons from Brenda R.
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"I've had 4 lessons with Kelsey so far and feel like I've already learned SO MUCH. I have never had a lesson in my life before I started with her, which could be intimidating but she makes you feel very comfortable.
Kelsey is awesome and really good at explaining techniques and also making sure you understand them. She's patient and encouraging. I know I still have so much left to learn and I'm really looking forward to it! She's very knowledgeable and you can tell she has a true passion for acting."
Tiffany
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Really patient and kind - if you're inexperienced as many of us are - he starts you off with great foundations to work with."
Sasha
Took Acting lessons from Randy S.
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"I am a beginner and was pretty nervous. Kim is such an incredibly warm & positive person, she put me at ease immediately. We hit it off from the start. She gave me not only instruction on acting, but also information about the industry and how-to's on everything from calming my nerves to staying positive in everyday life. Kim definitely knows what she is doing and I am excited for her to take me on the journey of learning to act. I don't think I could have picked a better instructor!"
Lisa Christy
Took Acting lessons from Kim C.
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"My daughter is really enjoying her acting classes . She looks forward to her next class every week !! Vandi is an excellent teacher !!"
Matilda
Took Acting lessons from Vandi E.
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"Was great fun thank you"
Tina
Took Dance lessons from Chrystie S.
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"Molly has been a wonderful teacher/coach for our 13 year old daughter. She is inspirational and has helped our daughter navigate and prepare for an audition for a selective high school in Chicago. Thank you, Molly!"
Brooke
Took Acting lessons from Molly M.
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"Kelsey is a fantastic teacher! She is always pushing me to be the best actress I can be and helping me understand things from new perspectives! She's supportive and caring! I highly recommend her!"
Sammantha
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"I have taken Acting with Christian for about a month now. He is truly passionate about what he does and pushed his students forward to succeed. Compare to my first lesson, I felt more confident in myself to get into character and expressing it out. He went above and beyond in explaining every little detail to help in every step of the way. He is one of the best teacher so far that I have taken on TakeLesson. I look forward to every lessons, plus they are quite fun!"
Wallita
Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"Molly is absolutely fantastic and I would recommend her to anyone who wants to add to their acting portfolio."
Kevin
Took Acting lessons from Molly M.
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