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Tommy W.

8 Reviews
Falls Church, VA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Tommy W.

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Ear Training was a huge part of my college experience. As a Jazz musician, being able to hear the musical context of your surroundings and adapt to them is hugely important. My methods include fun and challenging ways of memorizing pitch relationships that don't necessarily require an in depth knowledge of pitches.

About Tommy

My name is Tommy. I've been playing bass and guitar since I was 11 years old. When I was in high school, I won my school's Duke Ellington Jazz Performance Award my junior year. Around this time I began to work at my neighborhood's local lesson shop Let's Play Music! off of W Broad Street in Falls C

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Julia
Tom is a good teacher with solid knowledge which he is able to pass on in a clear and understandable way.
Matthew F.
Tommy is a solid bass guitar teacher. My lesson was better than expected!
Anne P.
Just had my first guitar lesson. Tommy was very patient and supportive and explained clearly what I needed to do.

David S.

16 Reviews
Clifton, VA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Awarded Music Department Award 2003 from Salisbury University
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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David S.

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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 playin

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Jennifer T.

33 Reviews
Chantilly, VA
Starting at $39
  • Bachelor of music from Christopher Newport University
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Jennifer T.

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Consists of learning to sight read, hearing intervals, melodic dictation, rhythmic dictation, and harmonic dictation. Students will learn to hear melodies, harmonies, chords, and rhythms then write them down without the help of the piano. Students will be able to read music without the help of any musical instrument. Specially helpful for those students hoping to go to college for music as it is a required class in order to graduate.

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

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Diana
For three years my daughter has taken voice training with Jennifer and has learned so much and loved her lessons. She loves theater and acting and Jennifer has built up her confidence to sing in public and feel good about her singing. The recitals are always well done and much appreciated by parents and family.
Amy T.
Great experience
Ronald K.
Jennifer is great! Customized the first lesson to match my skill level and goals.

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Alayne A.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Latin, German, French, Italian
  • Bachelor of Music Education and Bachelor of Music Performance from Indiana University School Of Music Bloomington, IN
  • Awarded Music Scholarship from Franklin Community High School
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Alayne A.

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Training of the ear and sight- singing.

About Alayne

I have been teaching and performing for over 35 years in my home studio in the Orlando area. I teach technique, all styles/genres, stage presence, mic technique, audition, & demo CD prep,and sight-singing, to ages 7 on up. I gear the lessons to the individual students' goals and needs. I have and h

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Autumn J.
I had a wonderful time! She’s a great voice teacher! I highly recommend her.
Jaylene
Alayne was an absolutely amazing vocal instructor! I needed her to help me prepare for an audition and she helped me immensely! She is able to explain things in a way that is very easy to grasp, she truly improves the way you sing. I couldn't have asked for a better instructor!

Daniel P.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Bachelor of Music from Belmont University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Daniel P.

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Being an arranger and doing transcribing work, I use my ears a lot. Learn how to hear the difference in different chord types, and how to transcribe simple melodies.

About Daniel

Daniel toured with the violin troupe, Barrage for two years playing Violin/Fiddle, Bagpipes, and Irish whistles. While touring with Barrage, Daniel performed for audiences in 11 different countries, and was involved with 103 high school and middle school workshops for over 6,861 students in 3 coun

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Caryn M.
Daniel is incredibly patient and very accommodating to my ever changing schedule. That is to say don’t be like me. My name is Caryn and clearly by the current meme I’m not easy. Don’t be like me, be like Daniel.
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loved it it was so so so much fun :)
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Nick R.

34 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • M.A. in performance from Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College
  • Awarded 2001 JAS academy full scholarship from JAS academy in Aspen Colorado (director, Christian McBride)
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nick R.

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Sight Singing, Dictation, Transcriptions, Interval Training, Chord Recoginition, Rhythmic Training

About Nick

Nick performs with Paul McCartney, Jon Batiste (Colbert Show), Zeb Bangash, Antonique Smith, Rob Morrow, John Lithgow, The Hot Sardines, grammy nominated producer/composer/Indian percussionist, Deep Singh (tabla player with Sting, Katy Perry, Robert Plant) and grammy nominated producer/trumpet pla

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Jim
I have been taking guitar lessons with Nick Russo since February 2018. In my opinion, Nick Russo is a terrific musician and an outstanding teacher. He is an active gigging musician with an encyclopedic knowledge of music theory and music history and is well-versed in various types of music including,but not limited to classical, jazz, metal, folk, world music, etc., etc. Nick comes from a musical family and is very passionate about music, and this comes accross loud and clear in his lessons.He lives and breathes music.

I came to Nick after taking lessons for several years with another teacher. I liked this teacher very much, and the lessons only ended because the teacher moved to another geographic location. Although I did like this teacher, the lessons were starting to get stale and repetitious. When I started working with Nick that feeling was turned around. Lessons with Nick are very stimulating and interesting. Although Nick knows sight reading and theory well, he places a great emphasis on aural (ear) training. I have worked with him learning intervals, scales and songs, using my ears instead of my head. It’s a little hard to explain, but it’s a very organic kind of way to learn music. You learn the instrument more intuitively and I have had a number of’ “aha” moments when some pattern or connection or aspect of theory makes sense in a deep way. In the time that I’ve worked with Nick, my knowledge of the fretboard, and my ability to figure things out by ear has improved tremendously although I still have a long way to go.

Nick is also an incredibly kind and compassionate person, and he has shown a great deal of patience when working with me. If I don’t understand something he will try to break it down or present it in such a way that it finally makes sense to me. He has also worked a lot with me on my technique, and has tried to help me play more efficiently and ergonomically. Earlier in my guitar playing career, I developed

tendonitis in my left hand from playing. In addition, I have chronic lower back problems. Nick has made numerous helpful suggestions so that I don’t exacerbate these problems or injure myself again. One suggestion that was particularly helpful was to use a bass guitar strap for my electric guitar. Because the bass strap is much wider than a regular guitar strap, the weight is more evenly distributed across my back, resulting in less back strain.

I began my lessons with Nick face-to-face, but this changed to video due to the coronavirus pandemic. We utilize Skype and it seems to work pretty well, although there’s no substitute for meeting in person. Nick seems very adept at working in this modality. For example, he will have me position the camera so he can see how I am playing something. He will also provide close-ups of his own fingering to show me how he is playing something. In addition, Nick sends his students notes regarding the most salient points of each session. This is something he did even prior to the pandemic. Nick allows me to audio tape the sessions, and when I am able to go through the tape I gain an even deeper understanding of whatever was covered.

In short I feel that Nick is great person and a terrific teacher and that I was very lucky to have found him. I would recommend him to anyone with no reservation.
Brian
He is fanstastic! A very patient teacher who was always willing to go the extra step to help me learn and improve. I miss our lessons. However I still follow much of the advice and tricks he taught me!
J.E.P.
My son, who is 10 and has been playing guitar for two years, has been taking Nick’s band class for the last 9 months and we are very happy with it. Nick is not only a great musician, but as a father himself knows well how to teach kids and make them engage in whatever they are playing.

He has taught my son not only how to play with well with other musicians, but also how to find his “voice” within a band both in the rhythmic and solo sections of the songs.

He was accommodating when we had to reschedule a class due to personal reasons, and is always willing to make the class a little bit longer if necessary to finish what they were practicing.

When the Covid-19 pandemic forced us to have the lessons remotely, he started to use ZOOM and, while things remotely cannot be the same, he did a great job at making sure that they stayed as close to true form as possible.

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Average Cost of Ear Training Lessons in Dumfries, VA

The average cost of 60-minute ear training lessons in Dumfries is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $134 per hour.
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$52 average
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"When I was in school, my teachers never taught theory or ear training. Michael was very patient teaching an old dog new tricks. I am now able to do close listening to music, and can sometimes figure out how to play a piece of music without it written down. Thank you so much!"
Susan
Took Ear Training lessons from Michael W.
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"I'm delighted with Barbara as my piano instructor! As a senior citizen I find her knowledgeable, patient, encouraging, kind, friendly and professional in her approach. She takes into account my aims and goals as she develops effective lessons to reach those goals. Her music methods are up to date, as she matches the music to my preferred tastes. As she challenges me to reach my potential, she also allows for flexibility In order to meet my needs. I have also observed her working with very young children as well as young adults with the same satisfying results. I am very pleased and I recommend Barbara as the answer to your search for a piano instructor !"
Greta
Took Ear Training lessons from Barbara D.
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"We worked on technical exercises that focused on the intonation areas I wanted to improve. I have a lot to practice."
Danielle Hyatt
Took Ear Training lessons from Kelly A.
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"Aaron has an ability to make difficult things interesting and fun. While I was at the University of Oregon, Aaron provided me private instruction for what was one of the most disliked classes amongst the undergrads. Aaron turned what used to be something that I would dread into something that was entertaining and effective. He would come with real world examples and allegories regarding music theory and composition to apply context to whatever it was we were studying. Despite my apparent deficiencies in ear training, he was not only incredibly patient but also very effective in helping me overcome my challenges and earn a passing grade."
Nic
Took Ear Training lessons from Aaron R.
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"I immediately knew she was trained in this area. She made it simple to understand and enjoyable. I appreciated her patience too. Looking forward in continuing my lessons."
Beatriz Tasha
Took Ear Training lessons from Michelle T.
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"Zack helped me pass my aural theory test! And he improved my site reading tremendously!"
Logan
Took Ear Training lessons from Zack D.
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"Excellent start. Ms. Batbara Davis is a pro."
Charles
Took Ear Training lessons from Barbara D.
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"Carlos is the best teacher I've ever had, period.
Full of wisdom and useful knowledge and tips that have shaped me as a musician and helped me move forward with my musical development."
Ramon
Took Ear Training lessons from Carlos C.
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"Aaron is a wonderful teacher. I took lessons from him covering a wide range of topics in music - solfege, theory, piano. I have had a great deal musical training, and am an adult learner. Aaron treated me like an adult but progressively pushed me to a deeper understanding. Aaron found the pockets where I most needed to pull my experience and training together, and taught me a great many things in a short time. I highly recommend him as a teacher."
Nancy
Took Ear Training lessons from Aaron R.
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"Such a privilege to have Carlos as my teacher! Through his unique method I improved so much my musicianship! he’s the best teacher you can get for sure!"
Lorna
Took Ear Training lessons from Carlos C.
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