Raymund de la Pena

Raymund De La P.

Sterling, VA
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Raymund delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 8 to 60

Teaching since:
March 1992

Degrees/training: Bachelor of Music (Major in Classical Guitar) University of the Philippines.

*** Travel Equipment ***
guitar or guitar and amplifier

*** Specialties ***
I prefer to teach Jazz and Classical guitar.


guitar teacher
Jan 2012 - Present
Private Lessons

Showband Musician/guitarist
Aug 2007 - Dec 2013
Carnival Cruise line

I have taught students of various musical styles for the past 25 years. From some that just want to play the guitar in their living room or treat it as a hobby , to students that want to pursue a career in music.
I have been playing professionally in different musical situations from Jazz Festivals, Broadway Musicals, Session Recordings, Showband Musician on Ships etc...And have taught numerous students who have gone on to various fields of musical endeavor.I also released my debut CD in 2011 "The Long Road Taken" with my own group the RDP Project which is available in iTunes, Amazon, CDBaby and 10 other digital distribution sites and my music is also played on Jango internet radio.

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Bachelor of Music
Jun 1986 - Mar 1992
University of the Philippines


Fluent / Native Proficiency
Fluent / Native Proficiency


2014 Semi finalist for an original composition in the jazz category.
Mar 2015
ISC (International Songwriting Competition)
Musical Director
Feb 2001
Victoria Theatre Singapore

Photos & Videos

RDP Project Quartet Live at the 2014 Philippine jazz festival
Photo by Raymund De La P.

Photo by Raymund De La P.
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5 Reviews

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Murat Apr 24, 2018
Guitar · In home

Raymund was very knowledgeable in music theory and guitar. Looking forward to continuing with my lessons.

Toni D. May 28, 2016
Guitar · In home

Great lesson and personality!

Zahra S. Apr 14, 2016
Guitar · In home

We had a great start and instructor is very knowledgeable and helpful.

Rima K. Oct 12, 2015
Guitar · In home

Ray is a wonder instructor. He is very humble, polite, and patient with my young daughter. Ray is very punctual and always on time. I would highly recommend Ray to any beginner guitar student!

Chris & Angela B. Aug 5, 2014
Guitar · In home

Raymund has taught our 10 year old daughter guitar for the past year. He has been a fantastic teacher during that time.

He is patient with her, very accommodating to schedule changes, very responsive to questions, provides regular and candid feedback and has brought her from no knowledge of the guitar to being able to play full songs of her choosing.

Raymund is very knowledgeable and is able to get her motivated by allowing her to play at her pace and to play the music she enjoys.

I would highly recommend Raymund to anyone wishing to learn how to play the guitar.

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