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Melody S.

33 Reviews
Washington, DC
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Tagalog, English
  • Teaches students Male: 4 to 16; Female: 3 to 60
  • Teaching since 1990
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Melody S.

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Your child will receive a warm and fun environment to learn music.

‚ÄčAll lessons contain three main elements in music - Note Reading, Written Work, Music Games/Ear Training. These main elements are integrated to ensure that the lesson time is always fun and engaging.

I am delighted to help children embark on their musical adventure, with a teaching method that caters to their individual needs.

About Melody

Every student is unique and individuals rely on different learning styles. The teaching method of Melody is adjusted to fit the needs and desires of the student, characterizing a plan based around their individual strengths, weaknesses, and music goals. While the focus is founded on teaching the ba

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Jason DunnPotter
Wonderful instructor! She is so talented, professional! She really has help our Special Needs Son to really shine. So positive and patient. I wish we could keep her for ever.....the very best...!!!!
Kaylana P.
This was my daughter's first singing lesson. Melody was very accommodating with my wife and I observing our daughter. With a musical background myself, I immediately knew that Melody had immense knowledge not only about singing, but also the theory and technique that all singers should learn.
Gianna
My daughter is now 16 years old and has been under Ms. Melody's tutelage for a year now. There are good times and bad, and I am thankful that Ms. Melody did not give up. My daughter will encounter lots of hardships throughout her life, and as a mother, I cannot do all the teachings myself. It is always good to know when you have a caring teacher whom you can trust and know what they are doing both in music and life. I like that Ms. Melody can be lenient, and firm when needed. My daughter has joined her recitals, music playdates, and couldn't be happier. I can't recommend Ms. Melody high enough.
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Timothy H.

45 Reviews
Washington, DC
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 7 to 70
  • Awarded Outstanding Jazz Vocals Award from University of the Arts
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Timothy H.

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We concentrate on developing proper technique including posture and fingering, scales and strengthening exercises, beginning to intermediate theory, musicality and knowledge of repertoire in various genres

About Timothy

I hold a Bachelors of Fine Arts from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA. With over 15 years of experience, in both piano and voice, I've had to opportunity to perform domestically and internationally with such great acts as The Philly Pops, The Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra, and many

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Haughton B.
I love my piano class! The reception was a little faulty but other than that, It was great
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Kristin W.

25 Reviews
Reston, VA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
  • BA Pyschology from Vassar College
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Kristin W.

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you can expect to learn to read music and play a variety of pieces with confidence and enjoyment.

About Kristin

I began playing at 4 years old. I loved classical music and taught myself by listening till I was 6 and started formal lessons. I continued lessons throughout high school with a Juilliard graduate. During my senior year of high school, I had the amazing experience of playing in Weill Hall, loca

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Graham
Kristin is a wonderful teacher implementing the practical and the theory at the pace of the student. She made this 29-year old going through a mid-life crisis wanting to learn their first instrument very relaxed from the start. Kristin also bends the curriculum to your genre's to make it more enthusiastic.
Addison
My 5 year old loves coming to her classes!
Dinil W.
Ms . West was great on our first lesson. My son was very comfortable with her and she took time to understand his level. My son is very excited for the next lesson. Highly recommend!!

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Melody M.

39 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 1999
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Melody M.

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Piano lessons will help you develop the basic skills of keyboard (piano) playing, keyboard techniques (posture, hand position, fingering, etc.) and sight reading.
1. Develop the basic skills of keyboard (piano) playing;
2. Freely engage in creative expression; and
explore the technical elements of music.
3. Perform keyboard pieces applying basic reading and coordinative skills.
4. Create and play from memory any assignment required by the performer.

About Melody

Are you looking to sing or play keyboard, work on material for your band, build your repertoire, sing or play in the church choir/band, audition for a production, become a better lead singer in your rock or pop band, overcome stage-fright or wanting to get to the next level? You have come to the ri

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Amanda G.
It was a great lesson and I already learned so much. She was a great teacher
Vivian H.
Amazing class! Ms. Melody not only teaches techniques, she also help build my daughter the singer’s confidence.
Merri B.
Melody is so fun to work with. She makes the lessons fun and I always feel comfortable. She has already taught me some new strategies and I cannot wait to continue improving!!
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Dorothy C.

Teaches Online
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  • Teaches students 5 to 75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1991
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Dorothy C.

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Virtual piano lessons with an experienced, trained teacher! I use an interactive piano method that combines a lesson book with corresponding online materials, downloadable PDFs and mp3 accompaniments. Every lesson is about the student and I meet them where they are at and go from there. Every lesson counts and includes creativity (style and composition), thought (music theory) and context (music history). Although I specialize in children, ages 6-12, and in classical training and church worship music, I am always able to accommodate a special project piece of your student's interest. Music can make your whole child excel in many areas of their life!

About Dorothy

With a B.S. in Music and over 25 years experience in teaching piano lessons, general music, Kindermusik and Boomwhackers as well as experience as Music Director in Community Theater, in various churches and schools, I want to enrich your student's life with the gift of music. Include piano lessons

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Marye L.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Portuguese, English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
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Marye L.

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Do you want to sing & play your favorite songs?

Do you dream of writing your own songs?

I have been teaching music privately since 2009 and LOVE to help my students sing and play their favorite songs all while becoming a well rounded musician.

We will get to the joy of playing as quickly as possible and as we go along we will fill in the music fundamentals - reading and writing music, rhythm, technique, songwriting, music theory and more. It will be a fun and enriching experience.

I can't wait to connect with you - to support and challenge you and help you make your musical dreams come true.

About Marye

My name is Marye. I am a Singer/Songwriter and Teaching Artist. I teach voice, guitar, ukulele, piano and songwriting. I have been teaching music privately since 2009 and I LOVE IT! I love sharing what I have learned in my own music career with my students. I love helping my students sing and p

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Rachel
Marye combines discipline and skill with kindness and patience. She is a gifted teacher who cares deeply about her students, helping us increase our skills and grow and heal and express ourselves as human beings. I recommend her highly.
Wendy
There are piano teachers and then there is Marye. Marye is a graduate of one of the best music schools in the country. She combines yoga, psychology, singing, and digestible music theory to every lesson. You will stretch, sing, and clap your way to greater piano proficiency. Taking piano lessons from Marye is good for your soul.
Sue
“After decades of thinking I'd lost my ability to sing, I learned how to finally sing utilizing my diaphragm while studying with Marye! She helped me locate my vocal range, which was huge, while making it feel so inclusive and safe! The joy of singing has returned to my life through Marye's skilled, sensitive and sweetly cultivated music space.”

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Average Cost of Piano Lessons in Dumfries, VA

The average cost of 60-minute piano lessons in Dumfries is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"Jessica is a top-notch teacher. Our lessons have been super fun and I am extremely pleased. She is very patient and accommodates her teachings' style to my learning style. I strongly recommend her. As a matter of fact, I plan to study ukulele with her soon."
Lyvie
Took Piano lessons from Jessica R.
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"Howard is fantastic. Any time I was having a problem, he could find another way to practice that would work for me. Highly recommended."
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Took Piano lessons from Howard R.
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"Marty is amazong with my 10 yo daughter!!"
Wendy
Took Piano lessons from Marty W.
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"Ginni took the time to work with a new student who was very nervous about starting class."
Avery
Took Piano lessons from Ginni A.
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"Priscilla was great for my son's first lesson. He can't wait to go back next week."
Tyson
Took Piano lessons from Priscilla L.
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"The first lesson was superb. Andrew really enjoyed his first piano class and really liked learning it from Mr. McCool. After class, Andrew was immediately motivated to do his practice. Mr. McCool is very encouraging, he makes the lesson easy going while making his student learned quickly (without pressure). We look forward to the next lessons with him. Leaving the students with their own desire to learn and to love music is indeed very important. He delivers that traits well."
Andrew
Took Piano lessons from Stephen M.
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"My 4-year-old LOVES, and I mean LOVES Fawn! (All my children love her, but they aren't old enough to start lessons). Fawn is excellent with all children. She keeps my daughter laughing, yet focused and even though Fawn started her in a lesson book for 8 years old and up, Fawn felt my girl could handle it, and she is moving very quickly and learning to read notes too. This family loves Fawn, and it's a joy having her come each week. My daughter is motivated and excited to do her flash cards, draw notes and play and read songs."
Rose Pennington
Took Piano lessons from Fawn A.
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"Frankie has been my piano instructor for several years now. He's always on-time, communicates well, and treats my house with respect (my instructions are at home). He's let me learn at my own pace while challenging me to do things the "correct way." And he doesn't mind the occasional side-discussion on music theory or history."
Andrew
Took Piano lessons from Frankie P.
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Took Piano lessons from Dee F.
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