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Barbara R.

10 Reviews
Fairfax Station, VA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches students 14 and up
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Barbara R.

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About Barbara

Singing is my life! I trained classically from 4/1972 - 4/83, then continued concentrated self study for 5 years. I sang for Voice of America and National Geographic Explorer specials before becoming voice coach for the MD Renaissance Festival. I have sung professionally since '83 and have taught

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Steven F.
Clearly a highly experienced and student-centered instructor. Focus is on the students goals, developing a concise and achievable path to success, and use of proper technique to pursue the individual, would-be singer's aspirations. HIGHLY recommend.
Marc E D.
I have been taking lessons from Barbara for 3 to 4 months now.I live in a condo so when I practice every 2 weeks I take my PA.over to my x girl friends house to practice .She is the person who got me started 12 years ago and she knows my voice well.She rarely compliments me on anything which is common for an x girlfriend, however the last 2 times I practiced at her house ,she cracks a big smile and says with suprise"You have gotten better!"Thanks Barbara!
Marc E D.
Barbara was great,she knows her stuff.Looking foward to my next lesson with her.Also fantastic personality!
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Wilma Evangeline B.

37 Reviews
Bowie, MD
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Tagalog, English
  • Teaches students 4 to 60
  • Teaching since 1995
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Wilma Evangeline B.

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I was exposed to music right from childhood. I have been in a Music Band for 6 years. I'll be available for eager students who wants to learn Rhythm. In this drum lesson, you will learn to feel the flow of rhythm in your body. You will also know the hand-drumming basics, how to create all notes, and to develop hand and foot independence and most importantly how to RELAX while drumming, and learning how to play MUSICALLY.

About Wilma Evangeline

*** Studio Equipment *** Upright Piano Yamaha Electric Keyboard, Guitar, Violin, Flute & Drums *** Travel Equipment *** Guitar, Keyboard, *** Specialties *** Early Childhood Music, General Music Education, Music Therapy & Special Education Services

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Adrienne E.
This has been an amazing process with my God son. He has ADHD and while initially he had some difficulty being focused he is beginning to slow down and is grasping the ability to learn. Wilma is very patient and an excellent instructor. We really approach her.
Keion G.
WILMA is very good working with Keion. He is very hyperactive however she is very patient with him and after one session he has learned a lot
Selah A.
Wilma is a very sweet and knowledgeable instructor. My kids enjoy her.

David A.

Washington Navy Yard, DC
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Luminarts Fellow from Luminarts Cultural Foundation
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David A.

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David was an in-demand freelance drummer and educator in Chicago for 10 years before moving to the DMV to play drums for the US Navy Band Sea Chanters. His diverse background and wide-ranging influences shaped him into a versatile musician; David showcases that versatility in the private lesson environment and gives his students a truly unique musical experience.

David is 100% committed to his students' success. He centers his lessons on fundamentals and essential musical vocabulary while blending the student's personal musical goals. "Exercises" are rarely used; David leans on tangible, real-life examples of vocabulary that transcend genre. He is also a firm believer that improvisation is the key to musical mastery.

David will set the bar high for his students, but the beauty of setting realistic goals keeps students engaged, focused, and loving practice!

About David

Chicago expat; United States Navy Band drummer; David has developed a reputation for his professionalism and versatility as a musician. Moving to Chicago was the catalyst for David’s musical career. The diverse and robust Chicago music scene helped mold him into a first-call sideman over the

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Andrew W.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Communication in Mass Media from Michigan State University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Andrew W.

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If you're looking to start a band with your friends, play drums for your church, land a gig with a rock, CCM, country or pop artist, or just play along with music as a hobby, I believe I can help equip you with the tools you need to get there. If you're looking to grow as a modern rock, pop or worship drummer, I definitely believe I can help get you to those goals. I'm a hired gun drummer in Nashville and have played with bands and artists in many genres like rock, country, pop and CCM.

About Andrew

Hey! I'm a hired gun based in Nashville with a 4-year degree from a private music school in Kansas City called the Forerunner Music Academy. I spent two of those years as a performance major on drums. I've been playing drums for 20 years and have been playing professionally for the past 3 years in

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Jacob
Andrew is very knowledgeable and very patient. He explains everything throughly. He communicates very well even after the lesson is over and he has left the house.
Ben Sechler
Andrew is a true professional and easy to learn from. He helps you set goals and consistent ways to achieve them. Two words: HUMAN METRONOME.
Kandace
I seriously cannot thank Andrew enough for what he has taught me! He is so patient, knowledgeable, and kind. He is a natural drummer through and through and his skills are truly inspiring. He’s a great guy to learn from and just be around. I feel like a total rockstar now!

Andrew T.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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Andrew T.

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Everything you ever wanted to know about the drums! Lesson plans are custom made for your individual goals!

About Andrew

Musically and personally, I strongly feel that diversity and openness are key in a person's development: when we move outside of our comfort zone and embrace the unknown, we are better able to grow as musicians (and human beings). As a performer, I feel that performing with musicians of different b

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Matt F.
Great Experience

From the first lesson, Andrew has been a consummate professional. Each lesson he brings in something new, while making sure that everything we've covered in the past is still ingrained through repetition. Having Andrew as an instructor has opened my eyes to the many facets of drumming, and I have taken skills/techniques with me that will last forever. The feedback does not stop after each lesson, Andrew is available all the time for any questions I may have during the week if I am stumped while practicing. His schedule is flexible with mine, and he is willing to bring in music that I want to personally learn. The lessons are the right balance of fun and teaching, and his studio promotes a learning environment that is not intimidating to let loose if you're a beginner like me.

I'd recommend Andrew to anyone looking to expand their skill set, the lessons have been a great experience.
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Aaron B.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Professional Music and Production from The Street
  • Teaching since 2002
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Aaron B.

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I've been a full time professional musician for 13+ years and have toured all over the world performing with music icons like Chacka Khan, Beyonce, and many more. I have a lot of experience with many different styles of music and I love sharing this gift with anyone who's interested. My teaching ph

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John T.
I was surprised at how easy it was to connect with Aaron. His diving right in was fun as we got into playing music from the first moment.
Tate
Aaron knows how to work with kids. After 30 minutes my 6 yo came out confident and ready to play!! He doesn’t realize that he still is terrible because he at least knows one chord!! Lol!
Howie
Very helpful and informative instruction.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Alexandria, VA

The average cost of 60-minute drum 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 $40 and $177 per hour.
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$55 average
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$67 average

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"My first lesson with Joe was Awesome and eye opening!
Joe has plenty of patience when it comes to rookies like me! I felt very comfortable at his location!
I'm working on the techniques and homework he gave me and now it's making sense as I'm practicing at home what we went over on my first lesson. I feel like I made a great choice from the get go and I'm excited and looking forward my next 14 lessons!"
Robert
Took Drum lessons from Joe A.
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"I've been really enjoying my lessons with Dor. He makes each lesson fun and informative by not just going over rudiments but also getting me onto the drum kit to play songs I love. He has a great eye for detail and gives helpful constructive feedback. If you're serious about learning drums, Dor is definitely the right man for the job!"
Dave
Took Drum lessons from Dor H.
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"Garrett is very energetic and engaging. He keeps my 9 year old wanting to practice new skills and try new sounds."
Amy
Took Drum lessons from Garrett S.
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"Jason instructs my 6 year old son on a weekly basis, via FaceTime. He’s fantastic. The drum lessons have been a great way to keep my kid engaged in learning music during the pandemic. Jason is patient and thorough and keeps my child focused and happy. If you’re lucky enough to get room on Jason’s schedule, take it!"
Carrie
Took Drum lessons from Jason D.
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"I've known Rafael for over five years. He is an accomplished teacher and performer well versed in jazz, rock and latin rhythms. He's an easygoing and series-minded musician with a great rythmic feel. I highly recommend him!"
Garth
Took Drum lessons from Rafael L.
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"First lesson with Dor went great. Dor was very accessible for questions and gave me all the info I needed. My son came back very happy from his lesson and is very excited about playing the drums. Dor walked him out to the car, which I greatly appreciated!! Great experience so far!!"
Adi
Took Drum lessons from Dor H.
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"Great instructor! Great communication"
Serena
Took Drum lessons from John M.
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"My 9 yr old son has been studying drums with Jesse for about 3 years now. He recently also started piano and ukulele. Jesse is a wonderful teacher. He knows his stuff, is patient but strict and gentle but firm. He even hosts recitals for his students a couple of times a year. We feel very fortunate to have signed up with Jesse. If you are interested in learning an instrument you will be glad to have Jesse as your instructor."
Oscar Baranchuk
Took Drum lessons from Jesse M.
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"Great teacher with a lot of passion!!

I started taking lessons with Casey about 8 months ago. He is the third drum teacher I've had and I definitely won't be looking for another one! He has a lot of patience but is always striving to make me work harder and be a better musician. He is passionate about what he does and it shows! I've learned and grown as a musician significantly faster with Casey than any of my previous teachers. He makes the hard work fun! I would absolutely recommend him to beginners and intermediate players as well! He is a lot of fun and he's flexible! Try him out, you'll be rockin' in no time!"
Mercedes
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"Joel really enjoyed Danny! He seems like he’s got a lot to offer! Looking forward to more"
Joel
Took Drum lessons from Danny S.
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