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Matthew B.

12 Reviews
Alexandria, VA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 5 to 85
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Matthew B.

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Lessons are flexible to student interest. Expectations for practice and technique are consistent and clear. Practice materials and curriculum are catered to individual needs, focusing on the minimization of practice time through objective and effective strategies. Lessons can be recorded.

About Matthew

Originally from the Jersey Shore, Matthew is an educator and active freelance musician in the tri-state area. He received his bachelors degree in music education from the Mason Gross School of the Arts (Rutgers University) before completing his masters degree in music performance from the Steinhar

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Cahara P.
My daughter said she really enjoyed herself and can't wait to see you again
Vivi
Very knowledgeable, patient, kind , fun, energetic instructor. I will refer him to anyone.
Sophia
Sophia, my six year old, had her first lesson this evening with Matthew. He was extremely attentive and understood very quickly where she was level-wise and was able to tailor a lesson without hesitation. She really enjoyed her time and I think she got a lot out of it. She can't wait for next week.
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Rachel P.

43 Reviews
Washington, DC
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Musical Theater from Duke Ellington School for the Arts
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rachel P.

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To be fluent in the language of music, Ear Training is key! This is not only about listening well but fully comprehending and then coding what is heard. Including this process in any music study, accelerates growth and helps establish full music competency.

About Rachel

A graduate of Duke Ellington School for the Arts and the prestigious Berklee College of Music, Rachel Panay is a 6 time Billboard Club charting singer/songwriter in the Dance music genre. She recently returned to her musical theatre roots appearing as Rose in Theatre Lab's production of The Secret

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Anne
Rachel has taught our son since first grade; he's now in third. She's tailored lessons to his musical taste (the Beatles) while providing a strong foundation on which to build. She's been very flexible and accommodating throughout the switch from in-person to remote lessons, and he really enjoys the time with her. Knowing that so many kids are motivated by short-term goals, she's planned even more recitals during this remote time than when they were solely in-person, and that's been a great motivator for our son to practice.
Stephanie
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Roh
Rachel is a great teacher for my 12 year old child. Rachel builds her confidence and meets her exactly where she is at. I highly recommend her.
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Hanaa H.

22 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English and Arabic, Arabic
  • Awarded ABC School, Certificate of Cooperation from Amani Jondeh
  • Teaches students 6 to 17
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Hanaa H.

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I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of piano and guitar skills. I typically use Alfred's Basic books: lesson, technic, and theory books. I also provide students with homework sheet that explains what we have been focusing on, what they have achieved, and what is the expectation for next lesson.

About Hanaa

Hi there! My name is Hanaa. I have a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education and have worked as a classroom teacher and private tutor for fifteen years. I am a patient, passionate, self-motivated, and responsible teacher. I teach piano and guitar. I am also an effective instructor with the ability to

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Naomi M.
Love Hanaa already. My girls thought she was fabulous and patient!
Yasmina R.
My first lesson and experience with the teacher was impressive. She listened to my goals and adjusted the lesson accordingly. She also seems to be organized and has a system in place.
Mahera
She is a great teacher and I highly recommend her. She is patient, kind and makes students to learn in a fun way. She is a remarkable teacher.

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Christopher M.

48 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English only
  • Awarded Blues Award from Blues Rock Review
  • Teaches Beginner
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Christopher M.

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Looking to start you musical journey but not sure how? Piano is a great place to start! Learn how to read music in bass & treble clef, rhythms, time signatures, key signatures, music theory, chord structure & inversions!

About Christopher

My name is Chris and I am a professional guitar player. I have been teaching sense 2008 now and sharing the joy of music with others has become a passion of mine. I started playing the piano at the age of five, the trumpet at nine and the guitar at thirteen. Over the years I have also learned to

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Charles F.
Chris is the perfect teacher for what i need, he knows his craft and is a straight shooter and he,s a nice guy.
Dianna S.
I was apprehensive in the beginning for my first in person ukulele lesson. I didn’t want to feel stupid or be a slow learner. But Chris Immediately made me feel comfortable and by the end of the lesson I felt I had made a friend. He is so knowledgeable and walked me through at my pace. After watching endless hours of YouTube ukulele videos, I finally understood the concepts with Chris’s help. Can’t wait till my next lesson with him.
Laura R.
Amazing teacher! I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking to improve with their instrument. Lessons are fun and based on what you want to learn. I'm lucky to have him as a teacher!

Luis M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches students 4 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Luis M.

3 Reviews
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Learn how to read music and the ability to play the piano accordion. I can help with button accordion but it’s not my specialty

About Luis

"WELCOME" Now I am doing my music lessons on line. I am a happy teacher with a lot of experience: piano, guitar, Organ, Keyboard, bass guitar, piano accordion, Button Acordeon. Styles I teach: classical, jazz, pop/rock. I train your ear to develop musical memory. I have bee

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Feleicia
Luis is a humble, patient and compassionate instructor. He displays a genuine love for teaching and is clearly committed to his students success. He is your cheerleader-of-sorts. Meaning, when you feel flustered with yourself he's the one who keeps a positive attitude and puts your mind back into that "I can do this" thinking pattern. I'm confident that anyone who enlists the help of this outstanding instructor will surely be happy with his work.
Claudia
My 8 year old daughter has been studying piano for the past 2 months, he's flexible with timing and very patient with my child, she has learned more than I expected. I put her in his class because I heard that piano helps progress children's mind in mathimatics and other subjects and she has actually done better in her classes ever since she started.
Cristina
I took classical guitar first then piano because I got my nails done. Luis is a very patient teacher and advances his lessons according to your pace. He not only encourages you to continue the classes, but pushes you to practice at home atleast 30 minutes to work out the fingering in guitar and the hand placements for piano. I've been with him for 4 months and planning to continue, he has always kept his home clean and his work space organized. Luis offers in Spanish and English and has been very patient with my frustration when I don't get things right.
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Mitch E.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • BA in Communication, Cum Laude from Truman State University
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Mitch E.

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I am a self-taught musician with 15 years of experience playing electric and acoustic guitar. My lessons begin by learning what inspires you as a musician, and working to take you where you want to go! Learning some of your favorite songs is often a great place to start. By learning a variety of music, you'll quickly begin to notice patterns & understand basic theory on what notes work together well. From there, you can apply that knowledge to improvisation, as well as songs you may want to write!

From those first few lessons, there's a million different ways we can explore the guitar together. With my lessons, I offer recording time in my home studio where you can learn how to write, record, produce, and mix fully arranged songs!

Reach out to say hi, and let me know what some of your immediate goals and questions are!

Specialties: Indie, Rock, Pop, Alternative, Psychedelic, Folk, Acoustic.
Open to students of all ages.

About Mitch

Hi! My name is Mitch. I am the lead guitarist, songwriter and producer for Seattle-based indie pop band Hi Crime. We play shows regularly around the NW, and occasionally tour to other parts of the country. Our music has been featured on popular Seattle radio stations KEXP & 107.7 The End, and has a

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Mary
Mitch gave lessons to my son about 6 years ago (when Mitch still lived in St. Louis). He still picks up the guitar a few times each week to unwind, and often mentions things Mitch taught him while practicing.

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"Steven is wonderful...has taught Kirby more in 5 classes then she learned in 2 years with another instructor"
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Took Singing lessons from Steven B.
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"I am very new to the instrument. Michael is patient and teaches me a lot of new knowledge to learn and practice."
Karl
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Michael C.
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"Nicholas is very helpful and accommodating. I'm trying to learn this instrument while in grad school and would not be able to do so if not for Nicholas."
Paul
Took Violin lessons from Nicholas H.
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"Kevin is an incredible teacher. He is exceedingly patient and he is a warm and kind human being. I could never asked to find a better teacher than Kevin. He is humble, smart, and amazingly knowledgeable"
Sid
Took Guitar lessons from Kevin T.
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"Inna is one of the most amazing teachers I recently came in contact with for singing lessons. Her teaching style and course work is very well thought out and systematic and she has been very patient throughout my learning process. She has helped me explore my potential by thoroughly understanding the intricacies of my voice, improving my techniques as well as performance. I also had the opportunity of learning contrasting styles of singing techniques such as Balkan, Opera and Contemporary. I have been able to learn exponentially and I highly recommend taking lessons from her!"
Kristine
Took Singing lessons from Inna D.
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"Andrew has been a wonderful teacher. Funny and patient."
Sydney
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrew S.
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"It's difficult to find an instructor and I feel extremely lucky that I ended up studying with Julian. I was a beginning piano player but very interested in a strong music theory base for my studies. Julian has an extremely deep knowledge of music theory and application across many styles. We have probably spent as much time on theory as on playing (my choice/naturally where our lessons have gone). He is also an excellent guitar player and i have paired relearning guitar with the piano so our lessons can range widely from piano practice to theory to guitar and back.

I find Julian extremely easy to get a long with, very good at explaining theory and leading me to my own epiphanies and conclusions that have made learning continually exciting. He is a good communicator about lessons times and has been probably more flexible than i deserve in accommodating my schedule.

As we have progressed we are now working on song writing, music notation, jazz/staff notation, working through the REAL BOOK, ear training, etc..

My greatest fear was ending up with a very parochial or didactic instructor. Julian is anything but that. I look forward to my lessons every week and have increased my time with him to twice a week."
Niel
Took Piano lessons from Julian Y.
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"Well it was just my first lesson so far. But I think it went very well. Found her to be very pleasant to work with easy to get along with. I'm looking forward to my next lesson coming up Monday."
Eugene
Took Guitar lessons from Barbara M.
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"She is very patience with my daughter! Great!"
isabella
Took Piano lessons from Jasmine L.
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"Our daughter has been taking vocal, guitar and piano lessons from Mikala for the last few years. I can't say enough good things about Mikala. Not only is she a talented musician, she is an excellent instructor. Mikala is thoughtful, patient, detailed with her instruction and always gives our daughter critiques that lead to her learning and growing as a musician. Mikala is also very fun to be around and makes lessons fun. We love her and would highly recommend her."
Susan
Took Singing lessons from Mikala P.
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