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Thomas A.

19 Reviews
Burtonsville, MD
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 1982
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 7 to 55
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Thomas A.

19 Reviews
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If you want to really rock on the drums I can get you started. I have MANY years of playing, performing, and teaching experience. Want to learn to play your favorite songs? And hopefully develope your own style! Let's rock!

About Thomas

I have been playing drums for over 47 years. For 16 years I played and performed professionally with my band Black Widow USA. We toured the US several times in support of our two internationally released CDs. For about 30 years of my time behind a drum set I had given drum lessons on and off. But b

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Cameron
Tom is a great instructor! Cam is learning so much and making great progress on the drums!
Cheryl I.
This is our first Drum instructor and we are thrilled with Thomas. He is patient, kind, and enthusiastic about teaching. His approach is positive in nature, meeting the student where they are at, takes their interest as the lead, and starts teaching there. My 11 year old son really likes him too! We go to our 4th lesson this afternoon.
Paul
These lessons were great. Regarding drums, I was an absolute beginner, and Tommy's lessons turned out to be an excellent jump-start. I used to play keyboards and guitars before, and I enjoy picking up by ear rather than reading notation, so I really liked informal and 'non-notational' way the lessons went. There was no hard notation drill, and yet Tommy had covered most rudiments, basic techniques, and patterns needed to rock in about 10 lessons. I'd recommend this for anyone who doesn't know how to hold sticks but want to get introduced into rock drumming.

Saniya H.

Chantilly, VA
Starting at $42
  • Asian and Pacific Islander American Studies and East Asian Studies from The College of William and Mary
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Saniya H.

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I am a college student with over five years of teaching experience and a great passion for piano. I specialize in beginner/intermediate lessons, and all ages are welcome! I will structure lesson plans for individual students, making sure to cater to the specific needs of each student. After taking lessons with me, you will be reading notes, sight-reading, and playing songs confidently and with great technique and musicality!

I am trained in classical piano, and I have been taking lessons for over 12 years. I took lessons with Dr. James Litzelman, who has been teaching in the Washington, DC area for 25 years, both as an Independent Music Teacher and as a member of the piano faculty of The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. I was most recently under the instruction of Dr. Dmitri Nazarenko, who also has many years of teaching experience and is a leading instructor in the DMV area.

Throughout the years, I've competed at and received awards/placements at many state-wide, ...

About Saniya

Hello! I'm a college student at The College of William and Mary studying Asian American Studies and East Asian Studies. I am trained in classical piano, and I have been taking lessons since I was six years old. I took lessons with Dr. James Litzelman, who has been teaching in the Washington, DC

Sean L.

15 Reviews
Herndon, VA
Starting at $19
  • B.M. Music Technology from Radford University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Sean L.

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I teach children, teens, and adults using a variety of music and and methods. I teach keyboard harmony and music theory, as well as by _ear_. I'll happily answer your questions.

I am patient and accomodating to my students. I draw on a diverse body of repretoire and experience.

Exactly what I teach, and how quickly we progress varies from student-to-student.

I have a B.M. degree in Music Technology.

About Sean

Anyone can sound great on a piano! Let me show you how. I am a gentle and patient teacher. My students like me. I have experience with _all_ ages, including little children, older children, pre-teens, teens, young adults, and older. When I started teaching, I assumed that many beginners -- e

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Christian
Our first session with Sean went very well. My kids are looking forward to the next session!
Scott C.
This was our first lesson with Sean for our 7 year-old (her first lesson too).
Mehrshad
Very friendly, comfortable, and great teacher. Learn concepts easily, perfect self-crafted material and great at teaching and fixing your errors.

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Meghan P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Music from Southwest Baptist University
  • Teaches students 5 to 25
  • Teaching since 2001
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Meghan P.

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Playing piano has always been one of the greatest joys for me, and I love sharing that joy with others. I have a Master’s degree in piano performance from Missouri State University. Each student is unique and I cater my teaching to create a great learning environment for all.

About Meghan

Playing and teaching piano are great joys of mine. I have a Master’s degree in piano performance and love sharing the joy of music with others. In my free time I love spending tome with my family and reading!

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Ginni A.

71 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, French, Italian, German
  • Bachelor of Arts Art & Design, minor in Psychology, music classes from Brigham Young University
  • Teaching since 1994
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Ginni A.

71 Reviews
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I've been teaching piano for 26 years and my students have gone on to develop a deep love of music, win awards and study Music in university. Within the first few lessons you'll be able to play simple songs and as time goes go, you'll be able to perform like a pro! I specialize in classical and jazz music, typically use a variety of lesson books and have the following tools available for your lessons: piano, music library, YouTube and more. I love working with eager students of all experience levels!

About Ginni

Moms and Dads, this is a challenging time and whatever I can do to relieve your burden, I'm here to help. Whether it be math, reading, spelling, social studies, history, music or any other subject that you've been designated as the teacher, I'd love to help you and your child. I've been teaching fo

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Susie T.
Ginny was very enthusiastic, patient and cheerful during my lesson. She had planned in advance what to work on to help me to achieve the goal I stated to her before I started lessons.
Kelly D.
Ginni is very nice and patient with my 14 year old son. She worked with him for his parts in a play and as soon as he signs up for his next play after COVID-19 quarantine over, I hope she will work with him again.
Michal C.
my daughter fell in love with her the minute she met her!
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Mordechai W.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Speaks Hebrew, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor's Degree, Creative Writing from University of Hartford
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Mordechai W.

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Experienced teacher of 20+ years and professional musician. Teaching and music are my two passions and I love to work with students of all ages. Lessons are customized to you and your goals, and I promise you'll have fun and will be playing in no time. Let's rock out together!

About Mordechai

I am a professional singer, guitarist, songwriter, and teacher. I've taught for over 20 years and currently teach over 20 students, while continuing to gig regularly. I love teaching students of all ages and am always super energized and focused as soon as I am with my students. I've never met a

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Rebecca
Mordechai is awesome! So fun and so patient. I was playing a song in the first lesson!! Can't wait for the next one. I always look forward to seeing him.

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"Sung is an amazing teacher! My daughters have been in her class for 3 months and had a great experience. She is always encouraging and my daughters like her very much!"
Liray
Took Piano lessons from Sung R.
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"I’m an older student. She was very patient and I enjoyed my lesson time."
Karen
Took Piano lessons from Yelena S.
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"Mr.Stewart has the gift of teaching, my son started at a very young age he is now 11. Mr. Stewart has the patients of a saint he takes his time to make sure my son as full understanding of the music as well as informing me as the parent his progress He has recitals that are out of this world.. He is the best there is he is also a former professional drum player that played in a popular local band as well as he now has his own band he plays in so the experience goes without saying.."
Raquel T
Took Drum lessons from Charles S.
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"Addison enjoy his drum lesson with John. I think he's a very good teacher and great working with kids"
Addison
Took Drum lessons from John S.
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"Monika is such a talented singer and a truly warm and encouraging vocal instructor. Her approach to singing is much deeper than technical proficiency. It is about finding the heart and emotion within the song and discovering your unique voice to carry it. As someone who has taken vocal lessons before, I really appreciate Monika’s approach of encouraging her students to find their own voice rather than to sound like another. I highly recommend her as a vocal coach, for anyone who want to strengthen their voice and develop their confidence as a singer."
Bailey
Took Vocal Training lessons from Monika J.
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"Awesome. Highly recommended."
Jhullian
Took Guitar lessons from Grant H.
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"Ryan is a master — a master teacher, a master performer. I cannot recommend him highly enough. He has an extensive background in piano performance and works superbly with students of all ages and levels. He is warm, compassionate and beloved by all. . He is a magnificent player and is able to provide magnificent guidance and inspiration. Lucky are those who have the opportunity to study with Ryan."
Joey P
Took Piano lessons from JunZhao(Ryan) D.
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"I’m a classically trained violinist and I perform many different styles of music as a freelancer in Los Angeles, however I wasn’t a very confident improviser until I started studying with Rick. It always felt like I was shooting in the dark because I had no idea how to play within the chord changes, I was just relying on my ears. Rick has a very simple system that takes you step by step so it feels very manageable to learn and you feel like you’re constantly improving. It made sense from the very beginning and I started improvising with more control and confidence right away by applying his method to my solos. Rick is a world class musician and his knowledge of improvisation and jazz/blues is inspiring and very impressive. He has also played with so many huge acts and done virtually every kind of gig so he taught me a lot of practical advice that’s helped me get work and get hired again. I owe a lot of my success to Rick, and I cannot recommend him enough as a teacher and mentor!

Rick’s main instrument is saxophone and he teaches amazing jazz improvisation lessons so for anyone who wants to learn how to improvise, there’s no better teacher. If you want jazz sax lessons, I’ve heard some of his students and they are amazing players in a short amount of time. You would be wise to at least check him out for yourself."
Manoela
Took Saxophone lessons from Rick R.
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"Brittany is a very friendly and sweet instructor! She put me right at ease, and I have had a wonderful experience so far!"
Martha
Took Opera Voice lessons from Brittany D.
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"I learned more in half an hour with Fernando, then I had learned in 10 years of playing shows."
Troy
Took Singing lessons from Fernando T.
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