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David S.
Fairfax, Virginia
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About David S.

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 guitar, he has released 4 CDs and written over 200 original songs. He has opened for major national acts like Journey, Maroon 5, Toby Keith, My Chemical Romance, The Used, Thrice, Story of the Year, The Bouncing Souls, Eric Hutchinson, Virginia Coalition and Graham Colton. In the process, he has performed at such notable venues as FedEx Field, Nationals Park, Jiffy Lube Live/Nissan Pavilion, the 9:30 Club, The Hamilton and Rams Head Live. As a teacher, David has taught in numerous locations in the Maryland area for the last 23 years. His students generally range anywhere from 4-70+ years old and come from a wide range of backgrounds and levels of proficiency, from basic beginners to advanced. Some of his students have also gone on to pursue careers in music, others have just learned as a hobby, and some have been somewhere in between the two. All are welcome! *** Studio Equipment *** Lessons in living room with couches, chairs, cables/amps, as well as extra guitars (acoustic and electric) and a bass guitar, if needed. *** Travel Equipment *** I can provide amps and stands, etc if needs be. However, if they are already provided for the student's sake/in terms of the student (i.e. I'll bring the equipment needed for myself), this would be ideal. *** Specialties *** Pop, rock, jazz, blues, classical, metal and funk.

Levels taught

Teaches all skill levels

Teaching since

Teaching since 1996

Education

B.A. in Music Composition

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Teaches ages 8+

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Speaks English

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David S.
Fairfax, Virginia
Improve your musicianship with ear training lessons from a seasoned musical professional
About David S.

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 guitar, he has released 4 CDs and written over 200 original songs. He has opened for major national acts like Journey, Maroon 5, Toby Keith, My Chemical Romance, The Used, Thrice, Story of the Year, The Bouncing Souls, Eric Hutchinson, Virginia Coalition and Graham Colton. In the process, he has performed at such notable venues as FedEx Field, Nationals Park, Jiffy Lube Live/Nissan Pavilion, the 9:30 Club, The Hamilton and Rams Head Live. As a teacher, David has taught in numerous locations in the Maryland area for the last 23 years. His students generally range anywhere from 4-70+ years old and come from a wide range of backgrounds and levels of proficiency, from basic beginners to advanced. Some of his students have also gone on to pursue careers in music, others have just learned as a hobby, and some have been somewhere in between the two. All are welcome! *** Studio Equipment *** Lessons in living room with couches, chairs, cables/amps, as well as extra guitars (acoustic and electric) and a bass guitar, if needed. *** Travel Equipment *** I can provide amps and stands, etc if needs be. However, if they are already provided for the student's sake/in terms of the student (i.e. I'll bring the equipment needed for myself), this would be ideal. *** Specialties *** Pop, rock, jazz, blues, classical, metal and funk.

Levels taught

Teaches all skill levels

Teaching since

Teaching since 1996

Education

B.A. in Music Composition

Teaches ages +

Teaches ages 8+

Speaks

Speaks English

Speaks

Has background check

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Ear Training
Teacher's Studio
Teacher's Studio
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Pine Forest Cir Apt C
Student's Home
Student's Home
Teaches Online
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Work hours
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Times are shown in your local timezone (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
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30 minutes
$35
45 minutes
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60 minutes
$55
New Student Special
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