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Jennifer T.

39 Reviews
Chantilly, VA
Starting at $39
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner
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Jennifer T.

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Basic music skills and reading. Fingering, scales and beginning songs for students to start building their piano skills,

About Jennifer

My name is Jennifer. I got my degree in vocal performance and minored in Jazz. I began voice lessons myself when I was eight. I am a mezzo soprano, and can teach both female and male voices. I have performed in several opera productions including but not limited to The Marriage of Figaro, Dido and A

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Angela
First lesson- Friendly, asks about goals/focus, provides site for warm ups, gives feedback, assigns HW
Heather
I really enjoyed my first lesson with Jennifer! I appreciated that she was organized and had a plan for my development and progression. I look forward to my next lesson!
Cecilia K.
Our daughter absolutely LOVES her lessons thus far with Miss Jennifer! She has come home very excited and inspired and eager for more. :)
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John N.

13 Reviews
Chantilly, VA
Starting at $39
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 1993
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John N.

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Since Rock evolved from the blues, knowing how to play the blues is essential for guitarists to learn.

About John

I have been playing guitar and bass for over 35 years and traveled the world playing concerts in Clubs and Stadiums. My band ESTUS was signed to Columbia Records by Clive Davis, I played with the Eddie Kirkland Blues Band, formed Fat City in Woodstock NY, and played toured nationally with Quicksilv

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Cameron R.
Fantastic 1st lesson
Gregory M.
fun interesting & helpful. good start.
Matt
John is great to work with. Very laid back and has a natural feel for just what you need to learn.
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Hanaa H.

22 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Arabic, Arabic, English
  • Awarded ABC School, Certificate of Cooperation from Amani Jondeh
  • Bachelor of Music Education from Cairo University
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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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Mike T.

19 Reviews
Manassas, VA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 16 to 75
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Mike T.

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Scruggs Style Bluegrass 5-String Banjo

About Mike

I have played bluegrass banjo since I was 16 (I am now looking at Social Security). I have been instructing for eight years since semi-retiring from my day job. I use various teaching methods and aids and have participated in training programs with the finest banjo players in the country, includin

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Ken
First lesson revealed a generous and capable instructor. With out hesitation I recommend Mike.
Reed
Mike has done a great job teaching me. In a year and a half, I have gone from never playing a stringed instrument, to being able to jam with friends and family. I learned basic three-finger Scruggs style bluegrass banjo, and I making moves now to become an intermediate player. I really recommend Mike. He is kind and warm-hearted, and works with you to meet you where you are and improve your game. I now know about 10 songs that I can play lead on, and I can roll or vamp as back-up on any other bluegrass song. Mike has set me up now to work with intermediate techniques. Mike will help you learn!
Lorie
I have been taking banjo lessons with Mike for two months. The instruction has been really useful for me. I debated for a long time about whether or not to take formal lessons. I am so glad that I did. Mike is a very good musician and instructor. I am progressing and enjoying the experience. I highly recommend him as an instructor.
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Celine K.

43 Reviews
Ashburn, VA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Bachelor of Music in Piano & Voice from George Mason University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Celine K.

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I am a passionate and motivated instructor who loves working with students and sharing my love of music. I have been teaching professionally for 17 years. It is important that each student progresses at his or her own pace. I encourage this by setting realistic goals for my students at each lesson.

About Celine

I love to teach students of all ages and abilities. I believe that learning music should be fun and enjoyable. It is my mission to guide and provide appropriate tools to educate musicians who will always have a lifelong passion. I am a passionate and motivated instructor who loves working with st

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Divya B.
Celine has been a wonderful teacher and my daughter loved the singing classes...She's been very patient with my daughter ,who was a beginner in singing ,and encouraged her and helped her built confidence in singing the songs.
Brian Nguyen
I started with Celine for piano, but then we started doing half piano and half singing lessons.

Celine and I went through a piano lessons book. It was very helpful learning how to learn a song. I got used to reading notes and how to practice. I came from being self taught through youtube and playing by ear for around a year or 2, but I never learned the traditional and more classical way. I really learned a lot from that.

Singing was more exciting because I grew at a pretty fast rate. Celine is really knowledgable about the different ways a person can use their voice and selecting out warm ups to help the growth of a specific singing technique. My voice got stronger and more stable. My head voice is more natural. My singing background was just doing it for fun since I was a kid.

Me and Celine both like kpop and korean music so I sang those as well as some English and Japanese songs. So pretty flexible there. She was able to give me really good recommendations for songs to sing based on my voice.
Michael
Celine is very helpful and has been very supportive in finding songs that fit my current range but also challenge me!
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David S.

29 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $35
  • B.A. in Music Composition from Salisbury University
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Awarded Music Department Award 2003 from Salisbury University
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David S.

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David enjoys teaching students from all different backgrounds and levels of proficiency. Whether you are just starting out or a virtuoso shredder in the making, he is happy to teach you! Over all, he is fairly laid back, as long as you practice. He usually combines work with reading off of the treble clef (what he likens to "eating your vegetables." You may not want to do it, but it will make you a healthier musician!) with learning more popular songs (or songs the student says they would like to learn) through tablature and chord charts, depending on the style of the song.

David is also very pro music theory. He usually incorporates music theory into the curriculum in conjunction with the material already being discussed. He is also very knowledgeable about composition/songwriting, and if the student is interested in learning more about this area, he is happy to share what he knows!

About David

David is a successful singer/songwriter/guitarist out of Fairfax, VA. He has a bachelor's degree in Music with a concentration in composition from Salisbury University, where he also studied jazz and classical guitar . In the 25 years he has been performing (20 of those professionally) and playing

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Patient, talented and easy to learn from!
Hannah
Great teacher!

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"Professor Jean-Luc is phenomenal. I think the material he has chosen to give lessons with is very clear and has helped me improve a lot. Before every lesson he makes sure to send you the material for the next class, which helps a lot specially when you are learning online. The main reason why I chose him is because he is a french native speaker, which was extremely important to me because all my life I had french teachers that weren't french, so my pronunciation was a little bit weird-- I feel that I have improved a lot these 4 months :). I started learning French when I was 11 years old and Professor Jean-Luc helped me refresh my mind--it is interesting how he helped me remember many small grammar and writing details. I am very satisfied! Thank you Professor."
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"I just started taking lessons with Prajakta and so far it has been wonderful. She is very patient, flexible, and encouraging. She also has put a lot of work in providing the proper materials students need to start learning Hindi even with no prior experience. I have also asked her to share with me about Indian culture and so far she has taught me several interesting facts and cultural traditions as well as tied in hindi with hinduism and india. I'm looking forward to many more lessons!"
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Took Hindi lessons from Prajakta R.
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"Liliana Carolina has been a wonderful instructor for my 5 year old son. She has taken the time to get to know his learning style and tailors each lesson into one that he truly enjoys. His progress has been fantastic. Her passion for teaching is evident, and these classes are among his favorite activities each week. I can't recommend her enough!"
Oscar
Took Spanish lessons from Carolina V.
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"I have taken accent reduction with a few teachers and Gabriel is by far the best accent reduction teacher I have had. His technique is very practical and based on principles of how singing is taught. It has been very effective for me. It also helps that he is a very friendly and nice person in addition to being an inspiring actor, singer and performer."
Ash
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Gabriel
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"Micah is an amazing teacher. I have been working with her for about 2 years, and I truly enjoy her enthusiasm, energy, and extraordinary ability to teach. I started with the Spanish I remembered from high school and college (many years prior) and had a basic limited vocabulary. I have always enjoyed the language, and becoming proficient had been a goal of mine for a while. I run a busy real estate development company and I travel a lot - Micah comes to my office twice a week and provides me with not only lessons in grammar, vocabulary, and structure, but also encourages me to enjoy learning by introducing me to music, movies, and books in Spanish.
In addition to my face to face classes, Micah has introduced me to another of her teachers and I meet with Olivia twice a week at night on Skype.
Micah has an excellent understanding of language structure, vocabulary, and the quirks that, when she explains them, really make sense and help me learn at a deeper level. She has made learning Spanish a lot of fun because she gets my goals and how I need to learn. There really is no substitute for a great 'maestra' - Micah is brilliant at what she does, she is a professional, she loves to teach and it shows, and I would recommend her and her company to anyone who wants to learn English or Spanish."
Allan
Took Spanish lessons from Micah B.
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"Isabel was patient with my 5-year old and was able to keep her on track during the 45 minute lesson. Great job!"
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Took Spanish lessons from Hilda R.
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"Jihye is an awesome teacher who makes the lesson entertaining and definitely productive. Always willing to answer questions and repeat things if needed."
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