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Priscilla L.

57 Reviews
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, Portuguese, English
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Priscilla L.

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First thing I do before first day of class is send out a welcoming greeting via email and call a few days before first lesson. We Briefly discuss and establishing the learning goals for the course based on the visual literacy,technical,and intellectual competencies the students should achieve by the end of a period is ideal for me to design the course or update an existing course for the student's desired outcomes. The syllabus and the schedule are completed along with a comprehensive strategy for what will take place during class. Music lessons include: warm ups, exercises, technical and theory work, solfeggio (sight-singing), ear training, repertoire musical coaching, composition writing, preparation for performances and more.

About Priscilla

Hi! I’m Priscilla also known as Ms. P. to my students. I'm a mentor who values a unique and creative approach to learning music and photography. In my career, I’ve realized the importance of using a variety of teaching techniques catered to a student's learning style. As a mom, I’m witness to

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Jamar
You can not directly get someone to see that they can be better or do better without a bit of influence.
Ms. P has been a positive influencer to my daughter. She taught techniques and gave her a written action plan for practice. I looked for someone my daughter could look up to and see herself in. She’s played drums and piano in school when she was younger and now wants to focus on being a vocalist. Ms. P offers lessons in singing and playing instruments. I figure she would be a perfect example of what you can do with your talents. My daughter words are below:

“Working with Mrs.P was a great experience. i didn’t realize how much breathing comes into play while singing. She showed me how to elongate my voice and sing from my chest instead of my throat. She’s very funny and kind and makes learning a comfortable experience.”

I'm thankful for Takelessons online options and finding Ms. P for my daughter's vocalist growth.
Celina Santa Cruz
Alexia H.
Priscilla has such a calming and warm presence! I love how she opened the lesson with meditation and stretching exercises.

And she jumped right into teaching me the song I wanted to learn how to play. I’m really going to enjoy taking more lessons with her. ๐Ÿ˜Š
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John B.

111 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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John B.

111 Reviews
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With one to one instruction, you'll learn to play chords, scales, note reading, tablature, finger picking, strum patterns and improvisation. Within just a few lessons, students will begin learning how to play their favorite songs, including, "Somewhere over the Rainbow" ," I'm Yours", "Hey Soul Sister" and many more. Also, students will learn how to play various styles of music like, Blues, Pop, Classical and Rock.

About John

I have been playing for about 35 years and teaching music and guitar for 25 years. I have a Bachelor of Music in Jazz and Classical guitar. I've taught at the University level and currently maintain a professional studio in Arlington, Virginia. I am very well versed in many different styles of music

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Annie
John is the best! He is super kind, patient, and friendly and he'll meet you where you are skill-wise so that improving at your instrument is fun and not intimidating! :-)
Felicia
John was awesome. This is my first time playing acoustic guitar, and he broke it down and made it palatable for me to chew!
Eugene N.
John is great!
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Tara L.

23 Reviews
Leesburg, VA
Starting at $38
  • Speaks Thai, Nepali, English
  • Awarded first place at many music competitions from Mt. Airy Fiddler's Convention, Maury River Fiddler's, Deer Creek Fiddlers, etc
  • BA from University of Wisconsin- Madison
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Tara L.

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I learned from some great musicians out west that the ukulele can be really fun and have more range of notes too when tuned GDAE as a violin would be tuned. Ever since I learned that I have loved playing the ukulele and also have fun helping others to become well versed in playing many styles of music on there. One can play rhythm, melodies, improvise, write songs, play almost any style of music on a ukulele.

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 an

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Trevor
Tara is a wonderful, enthusiastic, and knowledgable teacher! As someone new to mandolin, she quickly broke down the basics and was able to provide me with the foundations of playing bluegrass, blues, jazz, and more on the mandolin. I feel much more confident with my playing because of her and plan to continue coming back to learn more in the future! You'll also be guaranteed to laugh from her jokes, which lightens the struggle of learning an instrument : )
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In just 2 of 5 lessons, I am already better. Tara has helped me build some basic chord theory and knowledge that I never understood as a G, C, D guitarist. I have not taken lessons since I was 10 and took piano - at 48, lessons are not so intimidating. Looking forward to learning more!
Stefan S.
Tara is a very knowledgeable and easy-going instructor. Her ability to teach theory in bite-sized chunks while keeping the lesson light and fun is extremely commendable. No grad-school music theory textbooks here, just color-coded fun. Her mnemonic devices are also hilarious. 6/5 stars
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Dr. Wilma Evangeline B.

39 Reviews
Bowie, MD
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Tagalog, English, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Early Childhood Music and Movement Instruction from KD Silver Spring MD
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Dr. Wilma Evangeline B.

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This class is intended for those who have never played a `ukulele, a beginner or continuing student. Yao will learn how to hold, tune, and play the `ukulele for sing-alongs. Basic theory such as rhythmic values (whole, half, quarter, eighth notes), time signatures, etc. will be introduced. You should be able to play several different basic strumming styles, read and understand `ukulele chord charts, transpose songs into other keys, and play along to a large selection of songs, or play at least one song all the way through!

For intermediate students, you will work on more advanced arrangements of songs, strumming styles, increase your chord vocabulary and generally gain a greater knowledge of the `ukulele. You will also learn how to read tablature to play simple melody lines. It will help if you are familiar with the following music theory concepts: key signature (especially the keys of C, F, and G), time signature (3/4, 4/4 and 6/8), and rhythmic values including whole, half, ...

About Dr. Wilma Evangeline

*** Studio Equipment *** Baby Grand Piano, Upright Piano Yamaha Electric Keyboard, Guitar, Violin, Flute & Drums *** Travel Equipment *** Guitar, Keyboard, *** Specialties *** Early Childhood Music, General Music Education, Music Therapy & Special Education Services

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Don
Dr. Wilma is so amazing, she was very patient with me! She made me feel peaceful and confident enough to sing in front of her!! I would definitely recommend Dr. Wilma to anyone and everyone!
Sophia
My 6 year old couldn't stop talking about her first lesson. She was very nervous but the instructor put her at ease and provided constant encouragement.
Adrienne E.
This has been an amazing process with my God son. He has ADHD and while initially he had some difficulty being focused he is beginning to slow down and is grasping the ability to learn. Wilma is very patient and an excellent instructor. We really approach her.
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David S.

29 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • B.A. in Music Composition from Salisbury University
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David S.

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David enjoys teaching ukulele to beginner and intermediate students. Whether you are just starting out or you've been playing for a while, he is happy to teach you! Over all, he is fairly laid back, as long as you practice. He teaches chord formations and strum patterns, along with learning specific songs the student would like to learn.

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 playing

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Patient, talented and easy to learn from!
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Great teacher!
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Lela G.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • BA- Music Therapy/Psychology from Florida State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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Lela G.

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I have been playing ukulele for four years.

About Lela

I currently teach lessons exclusively online using the online takelessons platform or Zoom. I do not travel for in home lessons. I am very passionate about music and believe it can serve as a gateway for many areas in life. It provides and assists with growth in many areas including: structure

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Nick Ostroff
I had virtually no musical ability or experience prior to my online lessons with Lela, however she has brought the joy out of finding a new musical part of my life. While I am no Carlos Santana, I'm enjoying slowly improving with Lela's guidance and look forward to daily practice.
Nataly W.
Lela is an excellent piano teacher. She has so much patience with my daughter who is autistic and very active. I’m so glad I made the right choice picking the right teacher for my daughter. Thank you Lela for being so kind.
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"Very experienced instructor, great with little kids ( mine just turned 6). Lesson was fun with clear instructions that a 6 yr old can understand. And by the third lesson, my daughter is playing short songs!!! Highly recommended!"
Emma
Took Ukulele lessons from Daniel E.
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"Great lesson. He is patient and took his time."
Janet
Took Ukulele lessons from Glenn S.
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"Priscilla was very patient with me. I had to ask her to explain what the Tab was (a few times) and she explained patiently."
Francine
Took Ukulele lessons from Priscilla L.
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"Great 1st lesson. Thx"
Jaci
Took Ukulele lessons from Grant H.
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"Great instructor!!
Excellent fund of music knowledge and skillful instruction!"
Renee
Took Ukulele lessons from Kevin M.
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"Joe is awesome, patient and kind. Makes feel no pressure. Learned a lot in my first lesson.
Highly recommend! -Maria๐Ÿ™‚"
Maria
Took Ukulele lessons from Joe S.
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"My first lesson was great. My homework assignment makes sense and I am excited to learn. I have never played a stringed instrument before, and Lee is at once guiding and letting me explore on my own."
Maggie
Took Ukulele lessons from Lee Q.
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"Wonderful first lesson! Allison was patient and kind and by the end of the first hour, my daughter was playing a song I could recognize."
Isabelle
Took Ukulele lessons from Allison T.
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"Brandi was so patient and very informative. My daughter can’t wait for her next lesson."
Aryssa
Took Ukulele lessons from Brandi B.
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"Greg is such a patient, kind teacher."
Annamaria Maier
Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
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