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Karen A.

4 Reviews
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Dutch
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Awarded World Music- Solo Perfomer from Maryland State Arts Council
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Karen A.

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Hammered Dulcimer lessons, rentals available. From basic playing through advanced arranging, including theory in many styles.

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Hammered dulcimer lessons - all styles, all levels, music theory included!

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Elizabeth S.
Fun and informative!
Mary W.
Karen is a wonderful teacher. Very experienced and patient with a beginner.
Erika H.
Karen is so friendly, sweet, and methodical in teaching style. It is wonderful to be introduced to dulcimer with her and - literally - learn how to fine tune my instrument with her tips and encouragement. She makes me even more excited to tune and play my instrument. I can easily get happily lost simply in the tuning process with my dulcimer as it brings me a lot of joy just to hear the notes come into tune and playing very small, minor amounts of things on my dulcimer as is... it is so nice to have a guide like Karen to help me better to understand and dance with my dulcimer, learn about music and how the dulcimer strings are arranged, and how to hold the hammers! I thought I was excited to learn before... I'm even more happy and excited now and have some clear, down to earth steps to begin to actually really play with my instrument!
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Joe B.

12 Reviews
Rockville, MD
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish, Portugues
  • Music Theory / MpB Arrangements for Acoustic Guitar from Fundacao Carlos Gomes - Belem - PA Brazil
  • Teaching since 2011
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Joe B.

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Rocksmith Method Music as language

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Fully Vaccinated and ready roll, let's do this together. My method is a fun, energy-packed and safe environment where kids are encouraged to love God, music, their band members, and their electric guitar or bass. My desire is to partner with parents to teach kids (6 and up) basic music skills

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SAHIN
Joe is awesome. He has a unique teaching style that makes learning fun for the student. He helps in every aspect, both technically and inspirationally.
Rishi A.
Kids liked Joe a lot!
Sophie D.
Joe continues to work with my 7-year-old daughter, she loves his technique and style.
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Maureen W.

30 Reviews
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 8 to 18
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Maureen W.

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Hi there! I am a classically trained saxophonist with a Masters from Peabody Conservatory and over 16 years of teaching experience. I tailor my lessons based on your interests and skill level, finding pieces you enjoy which challenge you. I can also give you a strong sense of the fundamentals, focusing on intonation, finger technique, vibrato and tone. Looking forward to hearing from you!

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Welcome to online saxophone lessons! While studying with me we will focus on practice techniques to develop your speed, vibrato and intonation (one of the most important aspects of a good sound!) For students in grade school, lessons can help your skills in band class and in participation in solo an

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William J.
Maureen is awesome. She is an amazing player and teacher. She was able to coax our son to play even when he was not in the mood and he learned a lot from her.
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Rhea C.

5 Reviews
Potomac, MD
Starting at $50
  • Speaks
  • MM, Violin Performance from Rice University, Shepherd School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rhea C.

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Rhea has taught professionally for over a decade, and strives to teach her students that violin playing is not just about technique, but also about learning the language of music and communicating artistic ideas through the violin. A native of Maryland, Rhea served as concertmaster of school orchestras, Maryland Classic Youth Orchestras, American Youth Philharmonic Orchestras, All-State, and All-Eastern. She is the first violin sectional coach of the Philharmonic, Symphony, and Young Artists orchestras of MCYO, and is proud to come full circle by nurturing the next generation of young musicians. Her students have served as orchestral section leaders of their respective schools and/or youth orchestras, and have earned scholarships from several music programs in the area.

At the age of twenty, Rhea made her solo debut with the National Symphony Orchestra, and has performed at some of the world's finest concert halls including Carnegie Hall and Kennedy Center Concert Hall. Rhea studied ...

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Biography: Rhea began her violin studies at the age of five, and has continued to balance artistic achievement and philanthropy throughout her career. Her performances have ranged from solo engagements with symphony orchestras to benefit concerts for cancer centers, as well as advocating for musi

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Alan
I was looking to learn the violin during the pandemic, and was fortunate to find Rhea. I've always wanted to learn how to play the violin so I can unwind my days with music after a demanding work schedule. She's taught me so quickly and thoroughly, and I've been able to learn my favorite pop and movie theme songs. She's been so flexible in accommodating in-person and online lessons depending on my needs.
Kelly
My son has had many teachers, but none as attentive and detailed as Mrs. Rhea. For the first time, he is focused in his lessons, and he knows exactly how to practice. He even said, "I can't wait to be a violin teacher like Mrs. Rhea!" What a special thing to hear from my 8-year-old son. We're so grateful we found Mrs. Rhea.
Chris
Excellent teacher who has a unique way of connecting with my daughter both personally and musically. Professional and smart
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Christine H.

7 Reviews
Columbia, MD
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Awarded Certificate of Merit for Excellence in the Arts, Music from National Society of Arts and Letters
  • Teaching since 2010
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Christine H.

7 Reviews
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I provide private piano lessons customized to each student's skill, pace, and learning style. An age appropriate curriculum is chosen to maximize both learning and enjoyment. Students of all ages and abilities are welcome. During lessons, students will learn proper playing techniques, artistic expression, and music theory while mastering songs from classical, folk, jazz, and pop genres. If you're interested, please send me a message!

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I have been teaching the piano since 2010 after graduating from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering. My goal as a teacher is to provide students with the tools they need to succeed in their own musical journey, whether they pursue the piano for the rest of th

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Linda L.
Christine was very patient & easy to work with.
She's willing to adapt the lessons to your interest & level.
Zen S.
My son who is 11 says he really enjoys Christine. He is motivated and she works well with his interest and his level of abilities. He needs to be pushed to do better and she is figuring it out. Much appreciated.
Ron H.
Christine is a fantastic piano teacher! She made me feel comfortable and at ease with what was my first ever exposure to the piano. I didn't feel nervous or anxious. She gave me a good explanation of the basics and clearly communicated what I needed to know so I could perform the required actions. She gave me excellent feedback, correction, and encouragement. I'm very pleased to have her as my piano instructor!
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Ozzie J.

12 Reviews
Mc Lean, VA
Starting at $48
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ozzie J.

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With 10 years of teaching piano lessons and 3 degrees in piano, I have both the expertise and experience to provide a uniquely tailored learning environment to piano students of all ages and levels. Teaching excites me because it gives me the opportunity to find out each student's individuality and to help them reach their inner potential. Since student goals vary from wanting to play chord charts in a garage band to aspiring to become a concert pianist, I do not have a rigid teaching method - rather, I tailor it to each student. Beyond the fundamentals of technique and reading music, piano lessons with me include focusing any amount of the following: classical, improvisation, composition, theory, jazz, popular styles, hymns, etc... I can't wait to begin guiding you on your musical journey with the piano!

About Ozzie

I am a pianist and a passionate teacher of pianists of all shapes and sizes. The joy of playing the piano is one that my skills as a teacher help me infuse into my students. I also find it to be quite a positive feedback loop for me: teaching makes me want to hone my own skills and playing well give

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Rebekah B.
My sixteen-year-old has been taking with Ozzie since the fall. His sound is richer and cleaner than it has ever been. Ozzie is very technically oriented. He emphasizes the hand work, finger work, and overall technique. Thaddaeus' playing sounds so much more mature after these months with Ozzie! Thanks, Ozzie!
Savanna
Amber
Fantastic teacher - simply the best, Abby loves him so much!

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"I have no prior experience with Hindi and was a little bit nervous to begin my lessons...but Prajakta has really been a great instructor. She is friendly and patient and it is obvious that she has a lot of experience teaching. She provides helpful handouts before each lesson and goes over them in detail. I would highly recommend Prajakta's services to others looking to learn Hindi!"
Lauren
Took Hindi lessons from Prajakta R.
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"Great first lesson. Our four year old's feedback "I like the teacher!" What more can I add?!"
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Took French lessons from Elsa M.
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"Have only taken one lesson but Rosita connected quickly with my 7-year old twins and they are looking forward to their next lesson."
Lola
Took Spanish lessons from Rosita R.
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"Prajakta is a very good teacher. She knows the subject extremely well and generously offers her knowledge. She has been very flexible with me and is exploring w me how best to learn so I can get what I most need out of our time together. It has been a real gift to myself to study with her."
Stacey
Took Hindi lessons from Prajakta R.
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"She’s a great teacher and really helps you understand sign language. Can’t wait to continue class with Cathy!"
Brittany
Took American Sign Language lessons from Catherine M.
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"Niusha is a great instructor for Farsi and is deeply knowledgeable as well as patient. I really looking forward to continue learning Farsi with her and unreservedly recommend her to anyone seeking to learn the language."
Alex
Took Farsi lessons from Niusha S.
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"My first lesson was very helpful. I’m looking forward to my next lessons. Very good instructor."
Cheryl
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Guifang X.
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"I love my Russian lessons with Aksana. I think that Aksana is an excellent teacher and I would highly recommend her to someone trying to learn a new language."
Marilyn
Took Russian lessons from Aksana P.
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"I setup a pack of Arabic lessons for my son. He was a bit nervous heading into them, however, was very very encouraged after the lesson. He thought Marie was great. He felt like he learned much more than he thought possible and that it was a very fun process. Thx!"
Owen
Took Arabic lessons from Marie A K.
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"Hello,
When I moved from Russia to US in 2011, my English was at beginner’s level and I desperately needed to start speaking this language as soon as possible: especially for my job but also for my every day life.
I tried to take some ESL classes at local colleges and also study with a tutor but it did not work very well. Instead I became more afraid of making mistakes or saying something not correctly. I was frustrated and started to think that I am just not made for learning new languages.
I heard about Roman from my colleague who did intensive French language program designed and taught by mr. Nam. So he told me that Roman also teaches ESL. I decided to give it a try.
After three months of classes with Roman my English improved so much! From the beginning of classes I started to feel so motivated and everything was explained in really simple way. I don’t really understand how Roman was doing this but every class and even every homework was so interesting and so fun to do. I loved to hear myself speak English better and better. I started to use my english in any situation and I felt so confident.
Now, after four years living in US my English is much better but i know that the most important step in my progress was the program I did with Roman and I am very thankful for all his help."
Sergey
Took ESL lessons from Roman N.
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