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John N.

12 Reviews
Chantilly, VA
Starting at $39
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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John N.

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Since Rock evolved from the blues, knowing how to play the blues is essential for guitarists to learn.

About John

I have been playing guitar and bass for over 35 years and traveled the world playing concerts in Clubs and Stadiums. My band ESTUS was signed to Columbia Records by Clive Davis, I played with the Eddie Kirkland Blues Band, formed Fat City in Woodstock NY, and played toured nationally with Quicksil

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Gregory M.
fun interesting & helpful. good start.
Matt
John is great to work with. Very laid back and has a natural feel for just what you need to learn.
Robert
John is extremely knowledgeable and the lessons are enjoyable.
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Barbara R.

10 Reviews
Fairfax Station, VA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches students 14 and up
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Barbara R.

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I have been a professional singer since 1983 and have taught since 1986. I studied voice and trained classically from 1972 - 1982. Several of my students have been professional singers, from rock to opera. I teach the individual to understand the technicalities of the vocal instrument; how to breathe correctly, understand the internal acoustics and how to access them, how to project healthily, how to relax and get out of the way of using your instrument, and so much more. This is not your typical voice curriculum, but even more essential if you want to keep your voice in top form all your life. At 67, I can sing with or without amplification for several hours a day indefinitely because I have mastered the techniques I will teach you.

About Barbara

Singing is my life! I trained classically from 4/1972 - 4/83, then continued concentrated self study for 5 years. I sang for Voice of America and National Geographic Explorer specials before becoming voice coach for the MD Renaissance Festival. I have sung professionally since '83 and have taught

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Steven F.
Clearly a highly experienced and student-centered instructor. Focus is on the students goals, developing a concise and achievable path to success, and use of proper technique to pursue the individual, would-be singer's aspirations. HIGHLY recommend.
Marc E D.
I have been taking lessons from Barbara for 3 to 4 months now.I live in a condo so when I practice every 2 weeks I take my PA.over to my x girl friends house to practice .She is the person who got me started 12 years ago and she knows my voice well.She rarely compliments me on anything which is common for an x girlfriend, however the last 2 times I practiced at her house ,she cracks a big smile and says with suprise"You have gotten better!"Thanks Barbara!
Marc E D.
Barbara was great,she knows her stuff.Looking foward to my next lesson with her.Also fantastic personality!
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Peter W.

2 Reviews
Alexandria, VA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Scottish Gaelic
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Peter W.

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I instruct in the Scottish style of fiddling, with a rounded approach, including introductions to the Cape Breton, Highland, Grand Northeast, and Shetland regional styles.

About Peter

I am a traditional Scottish musician specializing in 18th century music. I have studied Highland bag piping since 2001 and Scottish Fiddling since 2002 (with a background in classical violin). I teach both Scottish Fiddle and Highland Bagpipes, as well as Scottish Small pipes and Border pipes. I

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Cathy
Peter is an outstanding instructor! He has a nice space for teaching and works to understand where the student is starting from - making sure to emphasize a base of fundamentals that will see you through for the rest of your piping career. I highly recommend him!
Amy
Peter is very patient and exceptionally knowledgeable. He is very analytical in his teaching. I am a new student (only a few lessons) and I am confident he will be able to provide the critical but positive instruction and encouragement that I need. His enthusiasm and passion for music is contagious. In fact, he gives detailed oral histories and music theory explanations related to the topic of the lesson. Most teachers boot you out when time is up - not Peter - he always finishes on the right note. Plus he has an adorable cat assistant, Rory, as a side kick.

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Joshua A.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2016
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Joshua A.

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My goal is to unlock your creativity! As an active musician, producer, and teacher, I love to help people learn how to read, write, and understand the music they love and envision. My teaching philosophy is that every aspect of music is connected and therefore to really get it, you have to learn it all! I take a wide ground up approach inching away at rhythm, melody, theory, technique, and feel altogether, advancing all musical skills equally over time.

About Joshua

I am a Nashville-based musician and record producer, originally from just north of Chicago in Gurnee, IL. I began my musical journey at the early age of three. My parents recount me banging on pots and pans before I could speak, so they placed me in piano lessons at three years old and drum lessons

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Kelli
Josh is AMAZING! He’s helped my son learn to play the drums - he had never touched any music instrument before he started lessons. He’s also teaching him to read music which is important to me. Lastly, Josh really helped to boost his confidence - he was 5 months in and my shy kid signed up for a drum showcase and DID AMAZING!!! Josh is such an awesome young man, and a good role model for kids as well. He was doing in person lessons, but when Josh moved we switched to virtual because he’s so great! HIGHLY recommend working with Josh. He’s the best.
Marilou
Good program and Joshua is a very good listener! I recommend his piano class for every beginner.
Dia B.
Joshua has the gift of teaching. My son is not only enjoying his lessons, but he is excited to show me what he has learned and even practices every now and then without needing a reminder. I would highly recommend him. He relates well with his students and makes learning the piano fun.
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Joseph R.

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Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Joseph R.

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Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, and Music Theory lessons! All ages welcome! All styles and abilities. In-person or online. Over 20 years of teaching experience. Lessons are customized to fit your musical ambitions. I can even assist in picking out the right instrument and/or gear. Let me help you hone your craft and get what you are seeking out of playing music!

About Joseph

I began playing guitar at the age of thirteen with dreams of becoming a rock legend. I never took formal guitar lessons, but I was trained in music theory. This background helped my song writing and composition immensely and helped me to decipher the seemingly overwhelming world of music. In my

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Kelly O.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Master of Arts in Counseling from Regis University
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Kelly O.

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Students will be introduced to various fiddling traditions including Irish, Scottish, Bluegrass, and the Norwegian Hardanger Fiddle.

About Kelly

Professional violinist with 30+ years’ experience and licensed counselor available for violin/viola lessons. Specializing in Classical, Irish, Scottish, and Norwegian (Hardanger Fiddle) traditions. Experience with a wide-range of children and can accommodate a variety of cognitive and emotional nee

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Sophia
It was our first lesson today: Kelly took the time to listen to my daughter patiently, even though my daughter stutters and is shy when speaking. I appreciate that she took time to make her feel comfortable.
Richard
Kelly is a great instructor!!! I first saw her perform with Lost Walks and then Juice of the Barley. Her istruction has been great covering these styles plus a lot of classical technique as well. She has really improved my playing.
Grace
Kelly is a great violin player and a really good teacher. She can play with begginers like me and help me understand the basics that I need to know.

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"Rich has worked with my son for the past three years. His knowledge and experience with music shows. He is patient and works hard to make him a better drummer. We highly recommend Rich for any drum lesson."
Barry
Took Drum lessons from Rich M.
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"Very encouraging, yet not afraid to give you a challenge."
Scott
Took Guitar lessons from Aaron C.
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"Tanisha was great. I'm looking forward to future lessons."
Sean
Took Singing lessons from Tanisha H.
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"Chris's style of teaching and breadth of musical styles and genre was a breath of fresh air. After 4 years of strictly classical Suzuki method, it was time to try something new to keep my 12 year old daughter interested. She and Chris are currently transposing a Queen song so my daughter can play it on cello. Chris's teaching style is laid back and the lessons are largely directed by the student's interests, which is just what was needed in our case."
Beth & Syd
Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Very helpful ! Printed materials for my lessons . Extremely knowledgeable . Loved playing with miss Sarah . Delightful . Awesome teacher !"
Mairead
Took Flute lessons from Sarah A.
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"Rachel is an incredibly gifted vocal instructor. I saw great improvements in both of my daughters in a short amount of time, not only in their vocal ability, but also in their auditioning skills and most importantly, their confidence. Highly recommend!"
Catherine
Took Vocal Training lessons from Rachel M.
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"My teen daughter was taking in-person voice lessons locally (Seattle) before the pandemic. Once everything moved to on-line, we realized the door was open to find an on-line teacher who lived anywhere! We were so happy to find Mary Elizabeth who has musical theater experience and has been on the stage in NYC! My daughter has a passion for musical theater and she needed a voice teacher who understands the challenges of learning to sing well while also belting out the notes. Mary Elizabeth has a very warm, positive and supportive style that has really has helped my daughter not only learn, but also give her more confidence. We highly recommend Mary Elizabeth! You will not be disappointed!"
Leslie
Took Vocal Training lessons from Mary Elizabeth D.
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"My lessons with Aaron have been incredible and I highly suggest Aaron to anyone that is trying to start or get better at playing guitar. I’ve been an musician for years and the thing that I’m trying to learn most is how to slow down and practice efficiently. Aaron leads me into the perfect practice patterns for learning new ways to play and also explains why he does what he does. I’ve definitely gotten better at playing guitar in a much shorter time than I thought. I’m so thankful.
-Dominick"
Dominick
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Aaron L.
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"She is very professional and fun at the same time I am a vocalist been in the music business all my life decided to learn acoustic guitar to improve myself to do future things my instructor Michelle has made me feel confident to go for my goal this was my first lesson but I feel its going to be a great investment if you're really ready to understand music I would suggest her teaching its great!!"
Frank
Took Guitar lessons from Michelle W.
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"Update after completing 15 lessons. I'm still rocking out! Well, I have gone through the following stages during the last 4 months: (1) Overcome shyness in singing - Eric always makes me feel comfortable singing so I don't have to worry about how I sound or how I look (yes, some singing technique requires to make funny face!) (2) Improve voice range - Eric helps me to hit high notes without straining through his voice training methods. (3) Increase confidence - Eric always compliments my efforts and provides positive feedback. (4) Challenge new songs - Eric always encourages me to try something new/different. (5) Slump (For the last few weeks, I sounded so terrible at singing the songs that I picked and started losing confidence.) - Eric always relates to the problems that I encounter in singing, and he speaks to me from his own singing experiences. (6) Have fun singing - Eric always reminds me singing is fun! I feel so much better after yesterday's lesson, and I am ready to enjoy singing again. Eric is an amazing teacher, and I will continue taking his singing lessons! Try his lesson. I guarantee you will love it!!"
Sumika
Took Singing lessons from Eric J.
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