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Mark S.

13 Reviews
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1995
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Mark S.

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With my broad performance and compositional background in folk, classical, jazz, rock, bluegrass, soul, blues, and musical theater, I offer students a wide musical perspective and tailor lessons to match student interests. I work with students on music of their choosing to improve technique and develop an understanding of music theory, improvisation, and composition.

For classical guitar students who would like to pursue the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) graded exams, Mark offers coaching in preparation for all aspects of the practical exams.

About Mark

I am a composer, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter working in a variety of genres. I regularly perform around the Washington, DC, area as a solo guitarist, as a singer/songwriter, and with numerous classical, folk, rock, and musical theater groups. My primary musical influences include folk and

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Kristen
Mark has been a great teacher for this adult beginner! I take lessons in clawhammer banjo and ukulele with him, and his easy-going nature and skill in identifying ways to improve make it a joyful experience! Highly recommend.
SK
Mr. Sylvester is one of the greatest. He is not just an amazing guitarist, but he is also very kind. He treats people with so much respect. He speaks to me and my mom so nicely. He is very patient. He has a deep knowledge of music and knows how to get the most out of even the least talented people (like me!). He doesn't ever get mad if you make a mistake or forget to bring your music notes. We were so lucky to find Mr. Sylvester.
Virginia
Mark is a talented musician who plays and teaches multiple stringed instruments. His lessons are always informative and supportive. They are driven by the student’s interest, so anything you want o learn— styles of music, how to do a particular technique, music theory— you can bring to class. And every now and then he organizes a recital— terrifying but great practice!
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Jon C.

1 Review
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $34
  • Bachelor's degree, music from Columbia College
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jon C.

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I'm a versatile guitarist and songwriter of 30 years, teaching everything from the basics to songwriting, scales, modes, improvisation, and music theory. I regularly record original music and perform this throughout the United States, playing creative fingerstyle guitar. I'm absolutely enthusiastic about guitar, and I'd love to give you the tools so that you can find your voice on this wondrous instrument.

About Jon

Hi! I'm a kind, creative, and funny human who is absolutely passionate about guitar. I'm a great listener, and I'd love to learn what type of guitarist you'd like to become so that I can give you the tools to become that guitarist. I teach the basics and can teach rock, blues, etc., but for those

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Dave
Jon is a skilled and creative guitarist. He is patient, kind and an excellent communicator. Highly recommended!
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Dennis B.

17 Reviews
Bethesda, MD
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music, Jazz Studies, (Summa Cum Laude) from Howard University, Washington D.C.
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Dennis B.

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I teach all levels of guitar in the areas of rock, blues and jazz, but I really focus more on the musical skills need to play guitar in any style. These include a thorough chord vocabulary, experience playing rhythm guitar, and a complete progressive study of scales and their use in improvisation (lead guitar) starting with pentatonic scales and progressing to major scales, different forms of minor scales and modes. All scales are learned in multiple positions and the student learns to perform with them in any key. In every lesson the student and I play exercises and study materials together to make actual music from the materials being studied.

About Dennis

I have been teaching guitar for 25 years in the Washington DC metro area. I work with students 12 years of age and up, but I am especially experienced at teaching adult students regardless of whether they are beginners or have previous guitar experience. I have performed in acoustic Celtic, new age

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Mark H.
This was my first ever guitar lesson and I thought it was a blast. The instructor took the time to explain best practices and why they were so important. I also really enjoyed seeing the instructor's passion for the guitar and that passion made the whole experience even better!
Charese
Dennis is a fabulous teacher! I took lessons for 2 (?) years from him in high school, entering with decent knowledge of music from other instruments but only beginner-intermediate guitar skills from self-teaching and guitar class in school (what a joke). From the very start he adjusted to my level, asking me to play something I knew and identifying the chords that I had (unknowingly) played, and creating an exercise for me to practice new chords at home. Lessons were nothing but fun and informative; Dennis is a great conversationalist and incredibly knowledgeable about music theory. His lessons are full of variety: scales (different positions and modes), progressions (written on the spot by Dennis), improvisation (with live accompaniment), transcriptions (of your favorite songs), and learning from the book. Looking back, I progressed immensely under Dennis’s tutelage, from barely playing barre chords to writing my own music in different modes! It certainly doesn’t hurt that Dennis treats his students as equals, and that his home is always welcoming. He’s invested, not the type of teacher to chase you off once your “time’s up.” If I hadn’t gone off to college, I’d still be taking lessons from him for sure! Highly recommend to anyone who is looking for enjoyable, enriching guitar lessons.
Andrew H.
Dennis has a great comprehensive approach to teaching guitar. He helps you understand the nuances of the instrument, and provides specific instruction based on your individual needs. He has a wealth of experience and knowledge, and shares anecdotes about those experiences to help better understand topics relevant to your own personal pursuit of improved playing.

Even if you aren't sure exactly what you want to get out of lessons, Dennis is quick to provide material that will help you improve your skills. They are laid out in a clear way and act as a great resource to add to your collection of practice material.

I'm happy I took lessons with Dennis, and others should definitely work with him if looking for a laid back atmosphere and a steady pace of improvement and understanding.

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Jason F.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1994
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Jason F.

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Learn to play your favorite songs, and write your own music. Learn and master fretboard logic, chord structures, scales, improvising, composition, sight reading, music theory. All ages, all styles and levels are welcome.

About Jason

Hi, I'm Jason. I've been teaching and performing as a full time career for 23 years. During that time, I've developed a diverse, flexible approach to teaching that is customized to the needs and interests of each of my students. I'll help you set up musical goals, and then use your preferred lea

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Brenden
I've been going to Jason for a few months now and I have significantly improved my playing ability and increased my music knowledge. Lessons are tailored to what I want to learn and there has been noticeable improvement even over a short period of time.
Tanna
He is really patient and kind, and he got playing songs in days.
Leslie
Jason tailors the course to a student's individual learning pace and needs. There is also a good combination between theory and learning cords to play a song. Technique is emphasized to build good habits and a foundation for future growth.
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Christopher B.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French, Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Biomedical Science from Florida International University
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Christopher B.

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Music is the only truly universal language, and it is appealing to any and everyone who hears it. To have an interest is natural, and it has been my pleasure to have served as performer, teacher, and Music Director for 13 years.

I am proficient with 9 instruments, but my great love is for the guitar---a love I enjoy sharing with my students!

I have had experience playing with many touring groups, from KT Tunstall, The Jonas Brothers, and the Miami Sound Machine---as well as many different projects of my own.

No genre is too obscure, no song too challenging---together we will achieve your dreams and grow into a true musician.

About Christopher

I am a professional guitarist, keyboardist, bassist, drummer, and vocalist with over 15 years of experience with my craft. I graduated from FIU with a Bachelor's in Biomedical Science. After deciding that medicine was not for me and spent 9 years at the School of Rock Music, West Broward teach

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Len
Chris is the most talented guitar teachers that I know. He has played out regularly and has the drive and know-how to prep you to play out. He knows theory and can explain the "why" of how things are played. His style is smooth and fluid. I would recommend him to every level of player as he is extremely knowledgeable and has a great deal of patience.
He books up quickly! Book your time slot before his schedule gets full!
Elaine Minionis
One of the things that I love the most about this teacher is that he makes you trust in yourself. He pushes you until you know that, even though it looks hard, YOU can do it through discipline and practice. And then you become surprised about yourself, and your relationship with your instrument immediately becomes stronger. Chris has years and years of experience teaching music. He is a multi-instrumentalist, absolutely talented and I would absolutely recommend him! Plus his sense of humor makes everything shinier. Wouldn't pick anybody else!
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Amir S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Amir S.

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No more "air guitar"!!! Learn the basic chords or improve your knowledge base or learn to write your own music. YOU are the Master of your song!

I have enjoyed teaching at all levels, a part from creating, it is one of my passions. Teaching and watching my students practice and practice until they have mastered a chord, a song or create a beat, has always brought me joy that is priceless. Music is a strong global force that makes people feel good, gives strength, relaxed, pumped up, and brings everyone closer. I feel amazed and honored to pass my musical knowledge to you. Make time for your passion, and I will guide you.

About Amir

Music, my daughter and teaching guitar lessons are my passions. If you are testing out the guitar, want to learn chords or want to learn to create a beat, you have stopped at the right profile. I am ready to teach you to be the best musician you can be by developing techniques such as penatonic,

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Severn, MD

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Severn is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $17 and $276 per hour.
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"It has been a really great experience so far! Love the fact that Chris individualizes the lesson so that it fit my progress and personal interest :)"
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Took Guitar lessons from Christopher M.
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"Took vocal and guitar lessons from Phil and both helped me tremendously and gave me the skills needed to be a professional musician. Highly recommended!"
Mark
Took Guitar lessons from Phil C.
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"Jesse has such a great disposition. He is so calm and so relaxed. His experience is unmatched. Playing guitar for so long and with advanced training. One day I messaged him that I wanted to learn a couple specific rock songs and he showed up with the tablature all printed out for me!"
Andrew
Took Guitar lessons from Jesse H.
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Mr. Keene is an excellent teacher. He explains his method very well to my daughter and listens to her as well. Very soft spoken and puts her at ease. Couldn't ask for a better teacher for my daughter."
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Took Guitar lessons from Tim K.
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"Jeff is a knowledgeable and dedicated teacher. If you want to learn a song that he doesn't already know, he can figure it out, often on the spot. His ear for music is a benefit for his students. In addition to knowing music, he is kind and compassionate. Don't let one disgruntled review turn you away, because, as you can see from the numerous other reviewers, Jeff knows music and he knows how to teach. You will not be disappointed."
Mary
Took Guitar lessons from Jeff S.
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"Amazing teacher

My son has been taking guitar lessons from Scott for the last year. Scott has been amazing with him. Scott finds music that challenges and teaches my son while keeping his attention. My son loves the lesson each week. He looks forward to it. Scott has become more than a Guitar Teacher he has become a family friend."
Ana
Took Guitar lessons from Scott S.
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"Today is my first day with Ani, not too much to say yet, but I gave her a four because of her knowledge and patience"
Angella
Took Guitar lessons from Ani K.
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"Very nice, kind and knowledgeable. Highly recommending her."
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Took Guitar lessons from Sasha V.
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