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Emily G.

5 Reviews
Manassas, VA
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Emily G.

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Proper technique is introduced early to prevent injury. Fun, varied, and exciting repertoire will be learned!

About Emily

I have been playing the piano since I was around 5 years old. My parents like to tell a story - they found me as a toddler one day, sitting by my little plastic Fisher Price toy piano, playing and singing Twinkle Twinkle Little Star. The rest, as they say, is history - Mom & Dad promptly and proudl

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Bolor B.
My daughter is stubborn and cannot concentrate on one thing for long time, but somehow Emily finds a way to keep her busy and concentrated for half an hour. I'm learning from Emily how to teach my daughter at home and keep her motivated. I'm sure we will continue the lessons in the fall.
Sara F.
Emily does a great job communicating with my 6 year old daughter at a level she can understand. What I like most about Emily is that she doesn't get stuck on one thing. If she tries an exercise or technique that my daughter doesn't get, she moves onto something else until she finds what works for my daughter. Great teacher!
Angela B.
Emily is an awesome piano teacher! She motivates yet does not intimidate. She helps lay a strong foundation in theory which will help the student as they grow and even play other instruments. She has been very accommodating with scheduling when a conflict occurs. The spring recital this year was a highlight for our family and a confidence booster for our child.

David A.

Washington Navy Yard, DC
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • MM Jazz Studies, drumset performance from DePaul University
  • 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 H.

13 Reviews
Washington, DC
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, French
  • BFA, Piano Performance from The New School
  • Teaches students 12 to 85
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Andrew H.

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With over 10 years experience as an audio engineer and recording artist, I've earned a grammy as a live sound engineer and been the lead engineer on over 120 studio recordings. I will teach you the basics, get you up and running, and ultimately familiarize you with the necessary equipment to complete your project and use your ears to make quality recordings and live sound reproduction.

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**New updated COVID-19 learning environment, featuring socially distanced piano and keyboard setup for in-person learning, where masks are required and all keyboard, bench, and sheet music surfaces sanitized. See attached pictures of studio near Dupont Circle, arranged for your comfort, maximized

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Chris
Andrew is a terrific teacher who is adept at crafting lessons to the needs of his students, while keeping things fun and engaging. Would highly recommend!
Alina
Andrew is a fantastic teacher - patient, very knowledgeable and professional. I was shocked by how quickly I was able to progress from a complete beginner to being able to play full pieces. I was nervous but Andrew put my mind at ease and have me confidence with the instrument. He’s very attentive to students needs. Can’t recommend enough!
Ji
Never thought l could to be able to learn a Bach invention before. Now I’m playing it. Very enthusiastic teacher.

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Jeanette J.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jeanette J.

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I have been teaching for 10 years in private lessons, music camps, and music clinics in Michigan and the metro DC area. I so enjoy teaching brass students how to gain better control of their musical expression through honing skills in technique, emoting, and general music knowledge. I can assist in preparing for play tests, auditions, solo performances and overall gaining a better grasp of any literature or method material. More than that I love coming together to enjoy playing music and growing as players. I am in awe hearing musical voices develop and become more articulate in expressing how they see the world through music.
A bit about myself, I graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor’s degree in music. I also attended Eastern Michigan University for three years before transferring to Penn State where I finished my degree. I teach trumpet, trombone, and tuba for beginner and intermediate levels and euphonium (B.C. & T.C.) (baritone T.C., baritone B.C.) for all ...

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I have been teaching for 10 years in private lessons, music camps, and music clinics in Michigan and the metro DC area. I so enjoy teaching brass students how to gain better control of their musical expression through honing skills in technique, emoting, and general music knowledge. I can assist in

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Katie
Jeanette is an excellent teacher, and knows how to tailor the learning experience to let you get the most out of your time! I started learning baritone in order to participate in an event with my friends and Jeanette’s teaching really helped me move forward quickly so that I could gain enough skills to participate and then keep learning after. Not only were lessons highly professional and helpful, she is also a really fun teacher who made each lesson really enjoyable while keeping me on track. I highly recommend her as a teacher!
Mike
One of the most dedicated musicians I know. I’ve had the pleasure of hearing her play for years and I’m sure she can help any student reach their goals, regardless of what level they start at.
Chip
I have been playing euphonium for decades, and I still play in community bands. I recently worked with JJ, and she noticed a small detail in my embouchure that had never been noticed by previous teachers. She quickly corrected it in terms I could easily understand, and my high range has become much more consistent with better tone. It just goes to show, you can teach an old dog new tricks. I would definitely recommend her.
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Yoon L.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Awarded Special Prize Winner from Anton G. Rubinstein International Piano Competition
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Yoon L.

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Juilliard Trained Pianist 🎹12-years of Teaching Experience 💁‍♀️Doctor of Piano Performance 🎼

Audition, Competition, Certification Prep | Learn to Play Piano | All Levels and Ages

My mission is to give my students the most meaningful and enjoyable musical experience through piano lessons. Having studied with multiple master music educators from the Juilliard School and Manhattan School of Music, I understand that the inspiration and positive influence is the best gift a music teacher can give to a student. Bringing my experience as an international concert pianist and education from the Juilliard School and Manhattan School of Music , I focus on proper technical foundation, sensitivity in sounds, while keeping the excitement of creating music.

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Performance is an important part of music education. My students participate in student recitals at the end of each semester. These recitals provide the opportunity for students to set a long-term goals and to polish their ...

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My mission is to give my students the most meaningful and enjoyable musical experience through piano lessons. Having studied with multiple master music educators from the Juilliard School and Manhattan School of Music, I understand that inspiration and positive influence is the best gift a music te

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Harry S.
It was so fortunate for my son to find Dr. Yoon Lee as a very professional piano teacher. He was almost 12 years old when we found her name online during COVID pandemic. He started playing piano at age 3 and we were looking for next level, the upscale piano teacher. At first my son was a little nervous because of her tremendous career background. but her kind, cheerful and thoughtful approach had captured his heart almost instantaneously. My son loved her professionalism without any forcible advise and he really enjoyed her teaching style. When my son proclaimed he wished to become a pianist in the future, surprisingly she created his next 6 year curriculum. Now he had been practicing piano for more than 4 hours, joyfully and tirelessly everyday. We highly recommend Dr. Yoon Lee for the best piano teacher from beginner to advanced level. Once the students are drawn into Dr. Yoon Lee's pleasant enthusiasm, It is guaranteed that they will be in the right path to their success.
Erin
Dr. L. is an amazing teacher. After just a short time I have seen my daughter’s piano technique improve dramatically. Dr. L. is kind, thorough, patient and successfully manages to engage my four year old to make it a fun lesson every time. We would without a doubt recommend Dr. L. to everyone.
Katherine
My 11-year-old son has been studying piano with Dr. Lee for last 3 years. My son started from absolutely no background in music and cannot believe how fast he has improved. Now he is playing Mozart and Beethoven already. She has been so dedicated and supportive. We cannot recommend Dr. Lee highly enough
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Brandon W.

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  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Brandon W.

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As a dedicated performer, collaborator and teacher, my goal is to make the world of viola enjoyable and accessible to everyone! While the viola may not be one of the first instruments that comes to mind when someone would like to learn one of the instruments in the string family, it is certainly one of the most rewarding and lessons can help unlock that world!

About Brandon

Welcome to my TakeLessons page! I welcome all students who have a a passion for music and an interest in diving into the world of viola playing! I've performed in master classes for some of the top musicians in the field and in venues such as Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. I've had the pleasure

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"Ilona has been teaching piano to my 12 year old daughter for a few weeks now but already I can see a dramatic improvement in my daughter's playing! Ilona is a wonderful teacher who is able to not just provide piano playing instruction but also provides instruction on music theory to students to really provide a comprehensive musical education for her students!"
Kari
Took Piano lessons from Ilona M.
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"Tony is a very talented music producer. Through his explanations of sound design and melodic arrangments he has helped me create dynamic instumentals and unique vocal textures. Would definitely recommend him!"
Tom
Took Ableton lessons from Tony N.
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"My three sons have been taking piano lessons from Aaron for years. We highly recommend him! Aaron teaches them at their individual level, to their own interests, moving each of them forward at their own pace. His patience knows no bounds. Taking lessons online has been great for our schedule! We haven't missed a beat since moving from in-person to online lessons."
Bethany
Took Piano lessons from Aaron S.
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"Amazing teacher, he has patience and I love his style of teaching ! He gives you confidence !"
Alexandra
Took Singing lessons from Dan H.
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"Got Fawn's Christmas album Noel, and that is how we found her! Incredible vocal coach and life coach! Can't recommend enough! Thanks Fawn"
Christiana
Took Classical Voice lessons from Fawn A.
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"My 14 year old son Brett has been taking online trumpet lessons with Holly for nearly two years. Holly is always both positive and instructive. Brett has grown as a trumpet player and a leader with Holly's guidance. Holly is timely and reliable, She has been flexible with changes due to Brett's ever evolving sports schedule,

The online experience with Holly is natural and effective. We have had few technology problems and at home, car pool free arrangement is convenient.

I would recommend Holly to any prospective student!"
Keith
Took Trumpet lessons from Holly S.
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"I have been doing lessons with Andrea now for about 6 weeks now. I have attempted to learn guitar multiple times throughout my life and have never made substantial progress. With Andrea's instruction I have made drastic improvement and my the confidence I have in my playing has also increased. Andrea makes the lessons enjoyable, relevant, and has an acute awareness of where your at in your learning journey and how to get you to the next level quickly. It's been a VERY positive experience thus far. I look forward to many more lessons with him."
Justin
Took Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"This was my first professional music lesson in many years. Eric was great. He listen attentively to all my questions and provided solid answers with reasonable goals. This is my first experience with virtual lessons but Eric made the session both challenging and fun. I'm looking forward to continuing my sessions."
Eric Bybee
Took Guitar lessons from Eric L.
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"Hannah is very kind and patient with my seven year old. No matter how little she has practiced, Hannah doesn’t scold—she just supports my kiddo at her own pace. Hannah also puts together awesome recitals, most recently at an outdoor piano near the Hotel Del Coronado—such a great opportunity for her students to share with each other and the community all they are learning. Thanks Hannah!"
Dawn
Took Classical Piano lessons from Hannah R.
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"This was my first lesson, it went great."
Ken
Took Piano lessons from David D.
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