Music Theory Lessons in Fairfax Station. Amazing Teachers.

Flexible & affordable music theory lessons. In person or online.

“Today is my opportunity to practice music theory.”

Popular Music Theory Teachers in Fairfax Station, VA

Or other areas around you:
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

John N.

12 Reviews
Chantilly, VA
Starting at $39
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

John N.

12 Reviews
Book Now
Private Music Theory Teacher

In addition to teaching specific songs and 'riffs' that students want to learn, I like to teach basic music theory that can be applied to any musical situation.

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 Quicksil

Recent Reviews
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.
Robert
John is extremely knowledgeable and the lessons are enjoyable.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Susan G.

17 Reviews
Falls Church, VA
Starting at $33
  • Teaching since 1971
  • B.A.-Music and English, M.A.-Reading from U.N.I., G.W.U.
  • Teaches students 5 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Susan G.

17 Reviews
Book Now
Private Music Theory Teacher

I have been incorporating theory into the lessons for the 25 plus years I've been teaching. It's an integral part of learning each piece and additional books can be used to reinforce new concepts if needed.

About Susan

I was a piano major at UNI and received a B.A. in English with a minor in music. I taught music for several years in Iowa and Pennsylvania. I have an M.A. in Reading, which has been invaluable in analyzing learning styles and teaching to each student's strengths. I have been teaching piano for over

Recent Reviews
Elsa
Mrs. Gause is excellent. She is warm, kind and runs a full lesson. We appreciate her deep level of theory background as a basis for her lessons. She also encourages personal interest and is flexible with music selection. We highly recommend her.
Random
My mom and my aunt got taught by Mrs.Gause. My sister and I also did she is great!
Ariana
Susan is great with kids and obviously very experienced.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Jennifer T.

37 Reviews
Chantilly, VA
Starting at $39
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Jennifer T.

37 Reviews
Book Now
Private Music Theory Teacher

I teach sit down lessons and also incorporate theory into private lessons for students.

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

Recent Reviews
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. :)
Travis F.
Jennifer is an absolutely amazing instructor. She is not only knowledgeable of her craft but engages and cares about her students. She is skilled to help any voice part at any age and actively goes out of her way to learn what she doesn’t know to best help her students. I loved taking lessons with her.
Sienna, S.
My kids are really enjoying working with Jennifer.

Meet Online Music Theory Teachers Serving Fairfax Station, VA

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Lizzi T.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Jazz studies from University of North Texas
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Lizzi T.

2 Reviews
Book Now
Online Music Theory Teacher

Hi there! I am a professional jazz, pop, and folk vocalist, pianist, and songwriter with a bachelor's degree in Jazz Voice from the University of North Texas. I firmly believe that learning more about music should be a fun, nurturing, and open-minded process (this isn't Whiplash, folks). No musician is exactly alike, so I work hard to create custom and unique curriculum for each of my students to ensure that they love the music and skills that they are working on!

My teaching incorporates many elements including healthy vocal technique, songwriting, improvisation, music theory, piano, and Finale music notation software. Whatever you're interested in, let's explore it!

I teach voice and songwriting in jazz, pop, folk, country, and R&B styles. I also teach piano and jazz theory. Contact me if you have any further questions; I'll gladly answer them all! I look forward to making music with you!

About Lizzi

Hi there! I am a professional jazz, pop, and folk vocalist, pianist, and songwriter with a bachelor's degree in Jazz Voice from the University of North Texas. I firmly believe that learning more about music should be a fun, nurturing, and open-minded process (this isn't Whiplash, folks). No musicia

Recent Reviews
Kannen
My 10yo son is a very new beginner in singing. Lizzy made him feel comfortable and have fun while learning something new. I highly recommend her and he can't wait for the next lessons!!
Rachel
I have had such a great experience working with Lizzi! Her wide range of expertise shines through in her comments during our lessons. I always leave feeling more confident and excited to improve what we worked on that day. She is easy-going and down to earth, as well as being seriously talented!!
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Daniel R.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2012
  • B.M. Studio Music/Jazz Performance (Drum Set) from University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Daniel R.

5 Reviews
Book Now
Online Music Theory Teacher

Beginner and intermediate-level music theory lessons for any aspiring musician, or for anyone who may just be interested in learning! We will go over the basics of notes, scales, chords, rhythms, etc.

About Daniel

Hey there! My name is Daniel and I am a local drummer and private teacher recently graduated from UT Knoxville, having studied with Prof. Keith Brown. In May 2017, I earned a BM in Studio Music/Jazz Performance (drum set) and a minor in music business. I started teaching kids ages 7-14 when I was a

Recent Reviews
Travis N.
Daniel is a really good teacher my son loves his teaching! Highly recommend.
Shayla
Daniel was an awesome instructor. My son loved playing the drums wth Daniel and progressed significantly in his skill level. Unfortunately, we have to discontinue lessons because Daniel is relocating.
Damien
First lesson was tonight, with my 3yr old son. His attention span was 20 minutes max, but Daniel was very patient with him!
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Hannah W.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Hannah W.

15 Reviews
Book Now
Online Music Theory Teacher

Music Theory is such a fundamental part of being a musician. Whether you are a vocalist or instrumentalist, basic music theory skills are essential to functioning as a musician in understanding why music does what it does. So whether you are someone that want's to learn to better your instrument and your understanding of music, you would like to learn some basic composing skills, your a student in school that needs extra help, or you are just interesting in knowing more about music theory, I can help you build your music theory "tool kit" that you need to reach your goals.

About Hannah

As a voice teacher I focus on establishing the fundamental and a solid technique that I can then expand upon to help voices blossom. I work very well with both children and adults and provide and fun and engaging environment that allows students to develop and grow their love of music. I am profici

Recent Reviews
Teagan T.
Hannah is very good at engaging my 5-year-old daughter. She is fantastic at explaining concepts in an understandable and interesting way. Her voice is beautiful. We're grateful to have found her :)
Diamond
Hannah has been an amazing instructor. She has a very calming and comforting personality and it allows you to be very open and comfortable while singing with her. She gives wonderful advice (in my case as a high school senior, regarding college auditions) and I would recommend her to anyone with a passion for singing and would like to possibly study vocal music performance in the future.
Mike
Hannah has done an excellent job working with our 9 year old daughter. She's very encouraging and patient. I like her emphasis on the fundamentals, and how she communicates these concepts to a child. Our daughter always looks forward to her online lessons.

A Better Way to Learn

Expert Teachers

Top rated instructors guide you in every step of your journey

Personalized Lessons

Your style, your pace. Customized lessons designed for you

100% Guaranteed

Try a lesson. If you're not satisfied we'll refund your unused balance

Connect Locally or Online

Local Lessons

No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing music theory teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

Online Lessons

Is your dream music theory teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Fairfax Station, VA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Fairfax Station is $65. 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.
30 min
$39 average
45 min
$53 average
60 min
$65 average

How It Works

Here's why 2 million people a month use TakeLessons

Match

Find your perfect teacher in under 3 minutes. Need help finding the right teacher? Call our friendly student counselors at 877-231-8505877-231-8505.

Meet

Your instructor will motivate, support, and inspire you. Meet up with your teacher in person or connect with them online anywhere around the world!

Master

Each lesson is customized to help you grow. Learn faster and easier than ever with personal attention from an expert instructor.

Educating the World

310
Lifelong learning subjects offered
6,483
Amazing, inspiring, supportive teachers
2,045,044
People that use our platform each month
3,004,877
Lessons given around the world

Why TakeLessons?

  • Easy and Hassle-Free
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Background Checked Teachers
  • Over 3 Million Lessons Given

Hear From TakeLessons Students

Over the past 12 years, we've given over 3,000,000 lessons to happy customers around the world.

Profile_242596_pi_b049eb8bc33f8a3d06b215c21c09b48fe0ea59d5
"I had a great experience with Eli. He was patient, compassionate, detail oriented, and extremely knowledgeable on the subject matter. He gave useful tips, tricks, and shortcuts for synthesizing the information and retention of concepts. Highly recommended for any level of instruction."
Dominique
Took Music Theory lessons from Eli S.
Profile_186668_pi_D30DEF50-AB6C-44F1-BE91-1ACEF767195A
"Steph is very knowledgeable about singing and music. She has a wonderful personality that is very encouraging to her students. I strongly suggest that you take lessons with her!!!!"
Carson
Took Music Theory lessons from Stephanie H.
Profile_87512_pi_HowardBRichman-PianoHeadshot1-2016
"It has been a few years since our daughter, Michaela, took piano and music theory classes from Howard Richman. However, hardly a day goes by when she is not using something that she has learned from him. Whether she is writing a song, composing music, producing a track, playing the piano, singing, rehearsing, performing, etc…it always involves some aspect of her lessons with Howard. She is always referencing material from her classes with him. The enjoyment and confidence that Howard instills in his students, through his methods of teaching, truly must last a lifetime. Going to Howard was one of the best decisions that we have made regarding Michaela's career. In fact, as it turns out, it was a life changing experience for her. Needless to say, we have the very highest recommendation for Howard Richman."
Anchalina
Took Music Theory lessons from Howard R.
Profile_195445_pi_IMG_0866
"Ahmad is an amazing teacher to say the least!! I've playing guitar for years with never a full grasp of harmony, and within a few short hours he caught me up on some of the most vital information I was missing. A true expert teacher.. Give him a chance... You won't be disappointed!!!"
Bill
Took Music Theory lessons from Ahmad G.
Profile_236924_pi_e535dcddc04dca4cb863822f8e673a9eeec6f4e0
"Jim explains music theory in such an easy to understand way. He goes step by step from the beginning. At every lesson we would review what I learned in previous lesson. I have taken music theory at mercer county college and I have to say that I learned more from Jim than I did in a whole semester. I highly recommend him."
Edna
Took Music Theory lessons from James R.
Profile_85208_pi_HEADSHOT%20Emily%20A.%20Pecoraro%2C%20woodwinds
"Working with Emily at the Ithaca College Summer Music Academy this past summer showed me her excellent teaching, leadership, and musicianship. I was able to attend multiple concerts in which Emily performed incredible music on a variety of wind instruments, as well as learn about the music theory class she was teaching on pop music. In the class she analyzed the music of artists such as Rihanna, Sia, and Lady Gaga, giving value to all types of music and relating to the high school students with music they enjoy. Emily is an inspiring musician, teacher, and friend who I would trust in any situation."
Adam
Took Music Theory lessons from Emily P.
Profile_237859_pi_bb807bd1238102587e63b7329e71ff98102aa5f6
"I started taking Italian lessons from Mya a year ago, and after finding out she's also a music teacher I decided to give it a try, Best decision ever! Not only Mya is the best Italian teacher I've had (she's very detailed oriented and helps me tremendously with my pronunciation) but she's also an experienced and skilled music teacher. After only a few classes, I was able to play decent music with my violin!"
Lia
Took Music Theory lessons from Mya B.
Profile_137106_pi_a%20to%20jazz
"Billy is the absolute best! Transcribing rhythms and ear training analysis have always been my weaknesses when it comes to music theory knowledge and finding the right exercises and techniques to improve has always been quite a difficult process to achieve. However, within just a few tutoring lessons from Billy, I started to build a better understanding of music theory as a whole. In every tutoring lesson, Billy was patient, knowledgeable and friendly which quickly benefited my musicality and strengthened my overall friendship and love with music. Thank you Billy!"
Ros
Took Music Theory lessons from Billy D.
Profile_195681_pi_BB%202019%20headshot
"Really takes her time to make sure you understand what you’re learning. Very kind and very nice. A must have for lessons. Thank you Brenda."
Chris
Took Music Theory lessons from Brenda B.
Profile_195314_pi_Profile%20pic
"Rebecca came well prepared and she has a very positive, energetic personality.
She is a true pleasure to be around. To hear her play is a blessing. She has it all:
personality and musically. We are blooking forward to many more lessons to come."
May
Took Music Theory lessons from Rebecca S.
View More
View Less

Popular Music Theory Articles from our Blog

Can You Pass This Basic Music Theory Quiz? Test Your Knowledge!

A knowledge of music theory is absolutely indispensable to musicians. For beginners, it can seem intimidating, but experienced musicians will attest that theory is well worth the effort needed to master it. While you can certainly acquire proficiency on an instrument without a knowledge of theory, you’ll miss out on the depth of understanding that it provides. Music theory is also extremely useful for musicians. Think of music theory as your tool box. It enables you to analyze, tra …

By Jessica Dais