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Quentin P.

Waldorf, MD
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Quentin P.

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My name is Quentin P., I've been playing guitar for 8 years overall, with 5 of those at a professional level. I play all genres from bluegrass to jazz to rock to metal to prog and everything in between. I always take time to ensure that my students are grasping the concepts shown and always teach to the student instead of any curriculum. I hope to hear from you!

About Quentin

My name is Quentin P., I've been playing guitar for 8 years, professionally for 5 and teaching for 3. I've often been told I have a gift for making people understand a subject and really enjoy seeing people "get it". I love all sorts of music and do my best to make sure that all of our lessons are

Daniel B.

16 Reviews
Chantilly, VA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Awarded Barry McDonald Scholarship from University of Tennessee
  • Bachelor of Music in Studio Music and Jazz/String Bass Performance from University of Tennessee
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Daniel B.

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My classical guitar lessons focus on technique, repertoire, theory, and other concepts. This is accomplished through studies created by myself and through several books by master guitarists. I make sure students are able to isolate areas of focus and integrate them together to become well-rounded musicians.

About Daniel

Hello! My name is Daniel and I have been playing and teaching guitar and bass (electric and upright) in all styles for over 15 years. I even have a Masters Degree and a Bachelors in music to show for it. My students have the benefit of highly customized lessons based on their interests and goals

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Eric
Taking Electric Bass Guitar lessons with Dan Brown, has been a great experience. Dan listened to my goals and tailored the lessons around my ability and musical influences. His classes are well structured, but also relaxed. Dan has incredible knowledge of the Bass and has encouraged me in all styles of play including slap Bass. I have no hesitation in recommending Dan to anyone interested in learning Bass.
Rohan
Good experience definitely would recommend! Encouraging teacher who is committed to helping you learn what you want to learn.
Warren G.
Daniel covered all the basics of playing the double bass very clearly and extended the lesson a little to allow me to work on a couple of songs,

Geoff S.

13 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA Music from George Mason University
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Geoff S.

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Studied classical guitar with John Marlow (AU) and Larry Snitzler (GMU) for a total of 6 years. Experienced at teaching for 30 years. Played in over 100 weddings and special events, including solos, duets, and various small groups.

About Geoff

I played on a toy piano when I was very young, learning a bit of sight reading from my Mother, while listening to classical, jazz, and rock music. When I was 12, I learned guitar and later took private piano lessons from a prominent Philadelphia instructor. After playing in a rock band in high sc

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Cherry
I totally enjoyed my class with Geoff. We immediately started my lesson with tuning the ukulele. Then we went over the cords and strumming. I have been researching on playing the ukulele and his explanation on the strumming was a lot better than the book. He is teaching me how to play by listening to the notes which is great because I would be able to play the Hawaiian music for my hula classes. In addition, his studio is only a 5 minute drive from my house, which means I don’t have to deal with traffic.
Bill Smoot
great understanding of what I know and how to improve! Experienced instructor
McKinley Dyer
Geoff is great! Really knows what he’s doing. I’ve learned a lot in the three weeks that I’ve been working with him.

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Shaun Z.

9 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Awarded Xi Kappa Chapter Membership from Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity
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Shaun Z.

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Classical guitar is my primary instrument. My degree is in Music Education, majoring on classical guitar. It is an amazing instrument.

I teach all skill levels and styles. I provide a progressive curriculum with topics ranging from music fundamentals, to advanced concepts of improvisation.

About Shaun

A little about myself, I am a graduate from VanderCook College of Music where I received my Bachelors of Music Education degree and Illinois Teaching License. I focused primarily on classical guitar as my major instrument. I have a strong passion for playing guitar and teaching it. I have been teac

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Pedro V.
Shaun is really patient and explains you pretty well any question you got. He has a lot of experience in playing guitar.
Jim
Wow! Shaun has far exceeded my expectations. He is an amazing teacher. He is prepared every week with lesson plans, he is a walking Encyclopedia for all things music and he is an extremely nice guy. Shaun is the real deal. He has the skills to teach everyone form the beginning guitar player to a seasoned professional looking to advance their skills. He is a patient person that takes the time to make sure you understand what he is teaching and more importantly he can explain why something has to be done a certain way. Shaun takes some the most complicated aspects of the guitar from rhythm to scales and makes it easy to understand and apply in the real world.
Ashley
I have been working with Shaun for about a year, and have truly enjoyed my experience with him. He is an excellent instructor, very focused on technique and learning to play guitar the RIGHT way. I have learned to read music, improv, and am now learning performance pieces. I would definitely recommend him as an instructor.
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Bennett D.

1 Review
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Bachelor of Music, Jazz Performance from New York University
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Bennett D.

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I've been teaching music for five years. Within the first few lessons, your technique on the guitar will vastly improve and you'll learn how to hold a pick, sit with the guitar, and maintain correct left-hand posture. Once you have the basics down, you'll be able to start playing whatever style of music you want. I teach all ages, experience levels, and musical styles and I can't wait to meet you!

About Bennett

I'm a professional guitarist and pianist who has recently graduated from New York University's Jazz Performance program. I am also a student in Manhattan School of Music's master's jazz program. My mom started me on piano before I can remember - I was one or two years old. I quickly developed an a

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Emma
I've been taking guitar lessons with Bennett for almost ten months. His instructions and feedback are always clear, and he's very personable, as well! I highly recommend.
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Mike S.

21 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Jazz studies. from University of Utah
  • Teaching since 1976
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Mike S.

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I teach reading, "proper"classical technique and how to play with emotion!

About Mike

I have taught private guitar, piano, bass and drum lessons since the late 70s in Salt Lake City, where I majored in jazz guitar performance, and since 1980 in Los Angeles. I make the lessons fun. Some of my students have received college scholarships and won cash prizes for music contests. All of

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Logan S.
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Wyatt W.
Mike amazing! Not only are my children learning at an incredible pace, they are having so much fun :-)
Leo F.
Leo loved jamming out with Michael! We can’t wait until next week. Leo was super focused and he normally has a difficult time listening, but Michael was great.

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Average Cost of Classical Guitar Lessons in Alexandria, VA

The average cost of 60-minute classical guitar lessons in Alexandria is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $276 per hour.
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"My daughter loved her first lesson! She came home and wanted to practice every few hours. Looking forward to her next lesson."
Kylie
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Natascha F.
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"Extremely knowledgeable in so many facets of music! Very good communicator and facilitator making understanding very easy. Very personable with a great sense of humor . Makes music fun!"
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Took Classical Guitar lessons from Theresa S.
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"Been talking lessons with Diego for about half a year now. He's been one of the best teachers I've had (being 40+, I've had an opportunity to experience quite a few). He's enthusiastic about my progress and works hard at presenting material in a way, and at a pace that's right ofr me. I've been incredibly pleased with the quality of his instruction, and super happy with the progress I've made with his guidance. I'm looking forward to continuing my lessons with him."
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Took Classical Guitar lessons from Diego A.
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"Incredible teacher and so funny, I enjoy every minute of it. Looking forward to every class. Motivates you to practice!"
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Took Classical Guitar lessons from Raymond (Remi) L.
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"Keith is patient, professional and supportive. i have made tremendous strides since studying with him. He's the BEST !!!!!"
sherylann
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Keith D.
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"Remi is an excellent teacher. He is patient, kind, and encouraging. I also enjoy using the books he developed. The more challenging the lessons become, the more I appreciate his patience. Thank you, Remin!"
Rachel
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Raymond (Remi) L.
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"Joe is a wonderful teacher. My daughter is 10 years old and she started taking guitar lessons earlier this year. I’m very pleased with Joe’s knowledge and teaching style. He is a very patient yet thorough instructor. We started with in person lessons but had to revert to On-line. I wasn’t sure if online classes was going to be as effective as the in person classes but It’s been working out so far. I would recommend Joe 100% to students of all ages."
D. Soltani
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Joseph G.
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"I've been taking lessons for 3 years now with Ahmad. My classical guitar ambitions are frequently met with technical and musical obstacles, and Ahmad has always helped me work through them and keep me moving forward.

I have also been working on music theory and basic guitar chords - Ahmad has helped guide me to a better understanding and technical proficiency.

Lessons are conducted in a friendly and supportive way and his positive attitude plays a vital role in motivating me to keep working at guitar. I think no matter what your guitar goals are, Ahmad can help you move improve and keep taking it to the next level."
Steven
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"If you have high standards, you'll be pleased

Having moved from Barcelona Spain we were interested in continuing our daughter's classical guitar lessons. He is able to connect to our daughter (age 10) and encourage her while giving her good feedback. She practices on her own (without reminders) and looks forward to Jesse's visits. You won't be disappointed."
Ashley
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jesse H.
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"Great teacher. Quickly corrected years of technical mistakes. She covered a wide variety of fundamentals in a short time covering a broad range of music."
Mike
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Dee F.
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