Miles Harshman

Miles H.

Falls Church, VA
Everything Miles Teaches

Levels taught:

    Miles teaches

    6 & Up

    Teaching since

    September 2010

    Last background check
    Miles passed a background check on 07/23/2015 that included the following:
    • National Criminal Record Check
    • County/State Criminal Record Check
    • Sex Offender Registry Search
    • SSN Trace & Verification
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    Average response time

    1.0 hour

    About Miles


    Miles was born in Bogota, Colombia, but raised in Annapolis, MD. Early in life, he began to take classical piano lessons, but after 9 years, guitar became his instrument of choice (though he still has a fond appreciation for the piano).

    He then went on to graduate from Berklee College of Music with a Bachelor's Degree in Professional Music. His time at Berklee has enabled Miles to play in venues all around the Boston/Cambridge area. He has been teaching around NOVA/DC for 3 years.

    Miles does his best to make lessons incorporate the music you enjoy listening to in conjunction with the necessary theory and technique to do so.

    Fun Fact: Two of his guitars are custom built by himself. He often provides students assistance in maintenance of their instrument.

    "Musical training is a more potent instrument than any other, because rhythm and harmony find their way into the inner places of the soul." - Plato

    Photos and Videos


    Guitar/Piano Teacher

    Jun 2015 - Present

    Guitar and Piano private lessons.

    Guitar/Bass/Piano Teacher

    Oct 2012 - Present
    B&B Music Lessons

    Guitar, Piano and Bass private lessons.

    Music Specialist/Instrument Repairman

    Jan 2013 - May 2015
    Private Studio

    Guitar, Piano, and Bass private lessons, and band instruction.


    B.A. in Professional Music

    Jan 2008 - May 2011
    Berklee College of Music

    Languages Spoken


    Fluent / Native Proficiency
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    4 Reviews on Miles H.

    Marty F. Feb 2, 2015
    Guitar · In home
    Verified Student
    I'm a beginning guitar student and have just started taking guitar lessons from Miles. He's very knowledgable, patient, and kind. I haven't quite made "friends" with those strings yet, but with Miles' help, I know I will.
    Carolee A. Jun 22, 2014
    Guitar · In home
    Verified Student
    I've been taking guitar lessons from Miles for almost two years. He is very patient, flexible, and supportive and really knows his stuff. :) I highly recommend him.
    Amber H. Feb 12, 2014
    Verified Student
    Miles is fantastic!

    Miles is great at working with my 11 year old on both what she wants to learn and what she needs to learn; he ensures the right balance of theory and contemporary music to keep her interested. We move a lot and have had other piano teachers over the last several years, but Miles is top notch. His calm demeanor and endless patience is much appreciated in this house! Hope he continues to teach my daughter for years to come.
    Elisa S. Jan 18, 2014
    Verified Student
    Wonderful with my young child

    Great teacher! Very patient and so great with my 6 year old. My son loves Miles and Miles is very patient and adjusts his techniques for the lessons. Highly recommend him for your young child's first music teacher!