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Timothy H.

47 Reviews
Washington, DC
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2008
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Timothy H.

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We explore the fundamentals of music theory including sight reading, ear training, rhythmic and melodic dictation. Through this work, students begin to understand the language of music and utilize it in practice with voice and/or piano

About Timothy

** Following the COVID-19 pandemic, all students MUST be at least 14 days past full vaccination to be eligible for in-person lessons. Online lessons are still offered for those not yet vaccinated. Thank you for your understanding and patience ** I hold a Bachelors of Fine Arts from The University

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Haughton B.
Great Internet, great teaching, positive attitude. Amazing!
April
Tim is wonderful. He's patient, but also pushes you to stretch. He lets you decide where you'd like to go and what you'd like to work on, but has excellent exercises, ideas, and guidance when you need some direction. He's an excellent, kind, and fun teacher.
Haughton B.
I love my piano class! The reception was a little faulty but other than that, It was great
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John B.

108 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Bachelor of Music from Howard University
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John B.

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While studying the mandolin, you'll learn how to read music in standard notation, tablature form or both. You will also learn how to play various chords, scales rhythmic patterns and improvisation while implementing them into various styles of music including, Bluegrass, Country, Basso Nova. or Blues.

About John

I have been playing for about 35 years and teaching music and guitar for 25 years. I have a Bachelor of Music in Jazz and Classical guitar. I've taught at the University level and currently maintain a professional studio in Arlington, Virginia. I am very well versed in many different styles of music

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Welton B.
John is great! He is very patient and encouraging. He break everything down so you can digest it.
Tony H.
Just completed my first 45 minute lesson with John. He was really down to earth, listened to what I wanted out of my lessons and we worked on those things. I feel like I’m already make progress.
Lucy
I took my first lesson with John this afternoon for the 45 minute session. He is very patient and knows how to teach very well. You will leave with homework that is applicable to your skill level and geared for improvement.
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Peter W.

5 Reviews
Alexandria, VA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Scottish Gaelic, English
  • Ph.D. & M.A. Space Physics & Astronomy; B.A. Physics from Rice University
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Peter W.

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My initial instruction follows the John Sprague school method, which focuses on precise articulation of ornamentation, leading into pipe band music.

Once a grounding in pipe band technique has been achieved, I can continue to work with students along the pipe band path through the intermediate level, or branch off into folk/kitchen piping, informed my extensive experience as a fiddler.

I am also willing to teach small pipe and border pipe students.

About Peter

I am a traditional Scottish musician specializing in 18th century music. I have studied Highland bag piping since 2001 and Scottish Fiddling since 2002 (with a background in classical violin). I teach both Scottish Fiddle and Highland Bagpipes, as well as Scottish Small pipes and Border pipes. I

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Michael M.
It was an excellent lesson and I am feeling more confident with the chanter.
Marc L.
I started taking lessons with Peter in person before the pandemic in his studio. He is very helpful, knowledgeable, and friendly. When I initially told him that I was looking to learn to play the medieval bagpipes, he was very upfront in saying that he did not have any experience with medieval bagpipes, but he was willing to try if I was.

After the pandemic began we started with remote lessons and I find them just as useful- if more convenient. I highly recommend Peter as an instructor.
Colin B.
Very thoughtful lesson!
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Ozzie J.

12 Reviews
Mc Lean, VA
Starting at $48
  • Speaks English
  • Doctor of Arts in Piano Performance from Ball State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ozzie J.

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With 10 years of teaching piano lessons and 3 degrees in piano, I have both the expertise and experience to provide a uniquely tailored learning environment to piano students of all ages and levels. Teaching excites me because it gives me the opportunity to find out each student's individuality and to help them reach their inner potential. Since student goals vary from wanting to play chord charts in a garage band to aspiring to become a concert pianist, I do not have a rigid teaching method - rather, I tailor it to each student. Beyond the fundamentals of technique and reading music, piano lessons with me include focusing any amount of the following: classical, improvisation, composition, theory, jazz, popular styles, hymns, etc... I can't wait to begin guiding you on your musical journey with the piano!

About Ozzie

I am a pianist and a passionate teacher of pianists of all shapes and sizes. The joy of playing the piano is one that my skills as a teacher help me infuse into my students. I also find it to be quite a positive feedback loop for me: teaching makes me want to hone my own skills and playing well give

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Rebekah B.
My sixteen-year-old has been taking with Ozzie since the fall. His sound is richer and cleaner than it has ever been. Ozzie is very technically oriented. He emphasizes the hand work, finger work, and overall technique. Thaddaeus' playing sounds so much more mature after these months with Ozzie! Thanks, Ozzie!
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Fantastic teacher - simply the best, Abby loves him so much!
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Karen A.

4 Reviews
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Dutch
  • Therapeutic Music/ Certified Music Practitioner from Music for Healing and Transitions Program (MHTP)
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Karen A.

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Hammered Dulcimer lessons, rentals available. From basic playing through advanced arranging, including theory in many styles.

About Karen

Hammered dulcimer lessons - all styles, all levels, music theory included!

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Elizabeth S.
Fun and informative!
Mary W.
Karen is a wonderful teacher. Very experienced and patient with a beginner.
Erika H.
Karen is so friendly, sweet, and methodical in teaching style. It is wonderful to be introduced to dulcimer with her and - literally - learn how to fine tune my instrument with her tips and encouragement. She makes me even more excited to tune and play my instrument. I can easily get happily lost simply in the tuning process with my dulcimer as it brings me a lot of joy just to hear the notes come into tune and playing very small, minor amounts of things on my dulcimer as is... it is so nice to have a guide like Karen to help me better to understand and dance with my dulcimer, learn about music and how the dulcimer strings are arranged, and how to hold the hammers! I thought I was excited to learn before... I'm even more happy and excited now and have some clear, down to earth steps to begin to actually really play with my instrument!
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JP B.

11 Reviews
Washington, DC
Starting at $18
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches students 10 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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JP B.

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Dedicated French teacher with over 15 years experience helping students meet their goals, whether starting at the beginner, intermediate or advanced levels. Easy-going, flexible and able to easily adapt to students' needs.

About JP

Bonjour, My name is Jean-Philippe and I have taught French in a variety of settings (small classrooms, larger classrooms and one-on-one settings) for over 25 years. I have taught well over 250 students. Teaching for so many years has allowed me to strengthen my teaching skills and ability to shar

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Nikisha R.
Nikisha R.
Very patient with me and was thorough! Made learning enjoyable!
Kelsey
JP is lovely and a very good teacher! I am a total beginner, and I had a great time in the first lesson learning the alphabet and French pronunciation.

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"Jessica is a class act! She has had excellent training in ballet, tap, and theatre dance. She has a true passion for passing her vast knowledge on to the next generation. Jessica comes to her classes prepared and with a plan! She has an incredible work ethic and she instills that discipline in her students. Her combinations are clear (she gives counts!), musical, and challenging - but in a fun way! She always encourages her students to reach past what they think they might be capable of - (“you can do it!”) - all while cheering them on and celebrating each and every personal victory. Jessica wants her students to succeed. Jessica has a great sense of humor and an infectious laugh! You will have fun dancing with her! If you are looking for an outstanding dance teacher - you should definitely train with Jessica!"
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"Rosita was very helpful preparing my son for upcoming auditions. I appreciated the tips for recording the auditions and helping him practice."
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"Melissa is an awesome teacher, very patient, skilled and insightful. I would highly recommend selecting her if you have the chance!"
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"He's been very helpful, patient and good tough love/accountability. I'm very happy to be working with Randy."
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Took Method Acting lessons from Randy S.
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"Just took first lesson, super excited to work with Jan! She’s very encouraging and gave me some great critiques. I felt like we got off to a great start. I am looking forward to future lessons and seeing what’s in store!"
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Took Acting lessons from Jan N.
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"Miss Stephanie is approachable and excels at communicating clearly. Her passion and extraordinary skills, love, and respect for her students help improve their musicality and ballet knowledge all while improving strength and technique, Miss Stephanie leads her students with constructive and positive guidance in order to take their skills to the next level. She is a dedicated and patient teacher, who encourages individual achievement for her students as they reach for their full potential. She connects with them and is a genuinely kind person who clearly delights in her students' progress. Miss Stephanie goes above and beyond to make each dancer feel wanted, loved, and encouraged. My kids and I highly recommend Miss Stephanie!"
MJ
Took Ballet lessons from Stephanie M.
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"I used to be terrified of crowds and speaking on front of large groups. I now have more self-confidence and poise when I give presentations after working with Margo. I am grateful to have finally overcome this fear."
James
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Margo L.
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"J is awesome. The class is tailored to the student to help with what student wants to learn. What you get out the class is based on the effort you put in. I started the classes not knowing anything and just wanted to see what I could do if anything and now I am confidently going to each session looking forward to seeing how far I can take it.

Because the class is designed for the individual student, I got to work with a monologue from a video game and learn how to break down the monologue, create character for the monologue (which was a challenge and a half to distant myself from the actual character) and learn to believe that my created character is real and how I can show that with my acting. In doing I decided to use an accent, and J gave me resources and tips to find that voice.

Speaking on my experience, if you are beginning like me this is the perfect man for the job. As long as you put in the work, he will help you, guide you and push you to challenge yourself when it is needed!"
Ricardo
Took Voice Acting lessons from J W.
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"Daughter loved her first lesson and will be continuing the lesson plan. Thanks Molly!"
Jaden
Took Acting lessons from Molly M.
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