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Melody S.

31 Reviews
Washington, DC
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Tagalog, English
  • Teaches students Male: 4 to 16; Female: 3 to 60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Melody S.

31 Reviews
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"Choral conducting is the art of directing a musical performance, such as an orchestral or choral concert."

As a conductor, I will do my job to the best of my ability to set the correct tune, proper tempo, ensure exact entries by various members of the choir, and to shape the phrasing appropriately, to convey ideas of the music and work on interpretation in rehearsals prior to a performance.

About Melody

Every student is unique and individuals rely on different learning styles. The teaching method of Melody is adjusted to fit the needs and desires of the student, characterizing a plan based around their individual strengths, weaknesses, and music goals. While the focus is founded on teaching the ba

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Kaylana P.
This was my daughter's first singing lesson. Melody was very accommodating with my wife and I observing our daughter. With a musical background myself, I immediately knew that Melody had immense knowledge not only about singing, but also the theory and technique that all singers should learn.
Gianna
My daughter is now 16 years old and has been under Ms. Melody's tutelage for a year now. There are good times and bad, and I am thankful that Ms. Melody did not give up. My daughter will encounter lots of hardships throughout her life, and as a mother, I cannot do all the teachings myself. It is always good to know when you have a caring teacher whom you can trust and know what they are doing both in music and life. I like that Ms. Melody can be lenient, and firm when needed. My daughter has joined her recitals, music playdates, and couldn't be happier. I can't recommend Ms. Melody high enough.
Micala S.
My daughters, 8 and 6, took lessons as beginners from Melody for 10 months before we had to move. SHE IS AMAZING! Not only did she make the lessons fun and engaging, but they learned so much in that short time. I grew up playing piano, violin and French horn and I was very impressed with her approach/methodology and how much of herself she put into her teaching. For the last 3 months we were with Melody, the girls also took voice lessons. The highlight of our spring was watching the girls perform at the recital Melody had so painstakingly organized. It was astounding how much they had progressed musically and my husband and I were in awe at how well they performed in front of people. We were also impressed at the wide range of experience in the students Melody taught. Some had played for years and were clearly continuing to blossom under Melody's tutelage, while others were beginners like our daughters. Melody was always positive, encouraging and extremely patient (even when my six year old had clearly not practiced for a week straight or was tired and whiny). My daughters and I miss her dearly as our mentor and now our friend! We cannot recommend her highly enough.

Gabriel R.

4 Reviews
Chevy Chase, MD
Starting at $25
  • M.M. Flute Performance from California State University, Los Angeles
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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Gabriel R.

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About Gabriel

I view my role as an educator to be bigger than simply training a performer. I believe in creating a complete musician--one who thinks deeply about music. I accomplish this by working on, yes, the technical aspects of playing an instrument, but also through constant listening, ear-training, theory

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Esme
My daughter has been very happy with her lessons with Gabriel so far, and she has made considerable progress after just a few lessons. He is calm and patient and works well with children.
Barbara (.
Very satisfied after the first lesson... looking forward to next classes
Jude
Thank you Gabriel for teaching Jude. You are always prepared and know how to engage him in playing the fife. Jude loves the Christmas music you selected for him.

Yelena S.

14 Reviews
Burtonsville, MD
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Russian, Russian
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Bachelor of Music from Kharkiv Stae Conservatory
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Yelena S.

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I teach piano for all ages and all experience levels. I also play ensembles with students and accompany clarinet and other instruments. Have accompanied at the University of Maryland. 35 years professional experience. I studied at an elite Russian school for musical talent and have been awarded a masters degree from the Kharkiv conservatory. I enjoy excellent interaction and engagement with all my students. Students of all ages and backgrounds welcome!

About Yelena

*** Studio Equipment *** upright piano seating for parents *** Travel Equipment *** Piano or a keyboard *** Specialties *** Russian School of Piano Playing

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Nathan M.
My son enjoyed his first class. He learnt a lot from her on the very first day. She gave him several homework to practice which is very helpful. She was very patient with him. He is looking forward to his next session.
Mikeyla W.
Yelena is really great, very patient and knowledgeable. Its my daughter's first class and can't wait for the next class.
Nobel & Miraf D.
My kids liked her a lot. Very patient and approachable. I am glad that I chose to go with her after looking into several piano teachers and schools near me

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Dan E.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dan E.

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I have been very fortunate to have had some incredible teachers over the years - George Garzone, Kenny Werner, Billy Kilson, Ed Tomassi, Shannon LeClaire, and many others - and I know how much of a difference the right teacher can make.

I love to teach, and have been teaching both privately and in a school setting, as a band director, for many years. I have worked with students of all ages and levels, from complete beginners to advanced players. Whether you want to learn how to read music, improve your technique, work on your sound, practice the fundamentals, develop your soloing, or all of the above, I can help take you to the next level.

I hope to work with you!

About Dan

Originally from San Francisco, I have been playing saxophone for nearly 20 years. I have been fortunate to perform all over the world, including recent tours in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Panama, and Costa Rica, and have shared the stage with many great artists, including Danilo Perez, Kenny Werner,

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Derek
I look forward to my lessons with Dan every week. I’m a beginner alto player and Dan does a great job patiently answering all my questions and giving comprehensive advice. He’s very analytical and gives you the detailed context of why what you’re learning is important and how it fits into the context of playing in a band, different styles etc. He will flex lessons based on what you need to know but also what you’re interested in. Most importantly he’s fun and just an all around great guy. He’s the man, what else can I say.
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Dan is kind and caring. He was very patient going over the super basics with a brand-new player! He gave good, clear instruction, and is focused on mastering the fundamentals so players can start with good habits and good sound, and so players can make future advancements more smoothly.
Lenka
Dan is a fountain of knowledge; an incredibly talented and eclectic artist. I have been struggling with alto sax for years but with Dan’s approach, I finally feel, I am making some progress. Dan tailors the lessons to fit your needs; making it challenging, comprehensive, engaging and fun. He helps me transcribe small parts of licks I like, which has been an invaluable experience for me. He makes sure that you REALLY get the material you are studying. Don’t just shake your head and say “yes”.
He is always there to answer your questions (no matter how dumb they may seem), encourages and motivates you.
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Shelby D.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • B.A. Musical Theatre from Saint Michael's College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Shelby D.

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Looking for help selecting that perfect song for your recital or audition? Need help polishing an audition piece? I'm here to help! I specialize in selecting and coaching material for auditions and concerts as well as comprehensive vocal training. I also assist in filming and editing reels and audition material.

About Shelby

Hi! My my name is Shelby and I can't wait to work with you! I graduated from Saint Michael's College in Vermont with my Bachelor's in Musical Theatre and am now pursuing my Master's Degree in Drama Therapy with Lesley University. I have worked with companies including Saint Michael's Playhouse

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Delaney Z.
Great first lesson. Shelby was wonderful with my daughter. She was able to build her confidence in the first lesson. Great teacher!
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Flame F.
wonderful teacher, great attitude, I am getting better and better with little effort, my confidence is building up
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Steve B.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, English
  • Awarded Guitar Scholarship from MSUM
  • Teaches Beginner
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Steve B.

11 Reviews
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Ukulele is a fun little instrument that can provide hours of entertainment. We'll begin by learning the parts of the instrument and the history of it then move right into learning chords to play songs!

About Steve

When I was growing up I thought music was like magic and that only special people with super-human powers could play. I would think to myself, "How are they doing that? I would never be able to play music in a million years!" It wasn't until I was 14 I discovered guitar magazines and a method of re

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Sean Halverson
Way easy to understand. Cool stuff.
Marie I.
Learning to sing with Steve has been a wonderful experience. He is friendly and welcoming and I left every lesson feeling accomplished. I came to Steve having no experience with vocal training at all and I'm so glad I did! Great teacher. He is patient and happy to teach. Thank you!
Kendra S.
Awesome! Made me comfortable when I was so nervous, was flexible with scheduling and very awesome teaching techniques.

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"I have been taking violin lessons with Eric for the last 10 months, and I am amazed how far I've progressed since I first started. I went from making horrible screechy sounds to being able to play classical Bach minuets. Through a combination of my hard work and Eric's brilliant teaching, I am really loving violin."
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"My Favorite Piano Teacher!

Chris is an unbelievable piano teacher! He always makes sure we are working on something that I enjoy which keeps me motivated. He is very patient (which is great since I'm kind of a slow learner!) and is always willing to go over things as many times as I need.

Chris also has such a great passion for his music so a lot of the times my absolute favorite part of our lesson is when we are finished and I ask him to play me some of his own newly composed songs!"
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Took Piano lessons from Christopher C.
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"Amazing. After only five lessons, my son not only loves the guitar, but is playing songs....and LOVES Janis! Couldn't be happier."
- Audie
Took Guitar lessons from Janis V.
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"She taught me some important techniques on the piano."
- Jimmy
Took Classical Piano lessons from Lori A.
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"We are off to a great start!! Cheryl is a wonderful teacher!! Looking forward to our next vocal lessons!!"
- Samuel Moore
Took Singing lessons from Cheryl M.
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"I'm so happy with my choice of Shannon. She is patient, fun and encouraging. Perfect for me, a 'mature' student trying to learn something new! Highly recommend Shannon."
- Katherine
Took Piano lessons from Shannon B.
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"Cyndi really is the best. instructor. ever.

Incredibly knowledgeable and encouraging, with an amazing ear and ability to tailor each lesson to my (very inexperienced) level and learning style—while making sure that I progress!

On top of that, she’s a good person. I always feel delighted after each class. The time is a labor of love and a big source of joy in my week.

Thank you, Cyndi! :)"
- Melissa
Took Vocal Training lessons from Cyndi E.
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"Our 6 year old daughter, Shayla, has had such a wonderful experience taking lessons from Miss Alethia. Miss Alethia is very patient and has a way of communicating with our daughter so that she grasps and understands the music and notes. Most importantly, our daughter looks forward to her lessons and voluntarily practices almost every day."
- Elba McCullough
Took Violin lessons from Alethia E.
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"Kat is a wonderful teacher and very patient. Highly recommend her."
- Gabby
Took Ukulele lessons from Kat M.
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"My daughter really enjoys her lessons. I've noticed great improvement. Heidi is very easy to work with. She's very flexible. Recommend!"
- Lauri
Took Flute lessons from Heidi S.
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