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David S.

16 Reviews
Clifton, VA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • B.A. in Music Composition 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 playin

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Aleksis B.

41 Reviews
Germantown, MD
Starting at $37
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 2 and up
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Aleksis B.

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Learn Bass Guitar to your favorite songs any style either by ear or by sightreading

About Aleksis

My name is Aleksis B., but many of my students know me as Mr. B. I am a professional instructor and performing musician who combines a love of music with a desire to help others who want to achieve their highest musical potential. I try to make that passion show in everything I do. My educatio

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Elisa C.
Aleksis is a very patient and enthusiastic teacher!
Sommer F.
My 14 year old daughter enjoyed Aleksis’ laid back but knowledgeable style. Highly recommended for teenagers.
Sophie B.
Aleksis taught three consecutive lessons to our 9, 11, and 14 year old - two piano and one guitar. He was professional, patient, and fun. Kids enjoyed having him so off to a good start.

Geoff S.

13 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • BA Music from George Mason University
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Geoff S.

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Played bass in contemporary worship band. Experienced in teaching rock, blues, jazz, etc.

About Geoff

I played on a toy piano when I was very young, learning a bit of sight reading from my Mother, while listening to classical, jazz, and rock music. When I was 12, I learned guitar and later took private piano lessons from a prominent Philadelphia instructor. After playing in a rock band in high sc

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Cherry
I totally enjoyed my class with Geoff. We immediately started my lesson with tuning the ukulele. Then we went over the cords and strumming. I have been researching on playing the ukulele and his explanation on the strumming was a lot better than the book. He is teaching me how to play by listening to the notes which is great because I would be able to play the Hawaiian music for my hula classes. In addition, his studio is only a 5 minute drive from my house, which means I don’t have to deal with traffic.
Bill Smoot
great understanding of what I know and how to improve! Experienced instructor
McKinley Dyer
Geoff is great! Really knows what he’s doing. I’ve learned a lot in the three weeks that I’ve been working with him.

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Dan E.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Awarded Fifth Place, Old-Time Banjo Competition from 4th Annual Highland County Fiddler's Convention
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Dan E.

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I teach both electric and upright bass. My focus is on a healthy and sustainable technique, ensuring fluidity in your playing with minimal strain on your body. Whether you're playing folk, reggae, funk, or metal; fingerstyle, or with a pick, I can help you sound better, play longer, more imaginatively, and more comfortably, and have more fun.

I've been playing folk, country, and rock guitar since 1995, and played upright bass, banjo, and rhythm guitar in gigging old-time bands for ten years. I currently play bass and sing in a cover band, and release original music and collaborations on major streaming platforms.

About Dan

I've been playing music since I was five years old (so, over 35 years now), beginning my 'stage career' as a saxophonist in school bands, then playing guitars, keyboards, accordions, mandolins, banjo, and bass in a variety of live acts throughout my adult life. I've made (as of January 2020) 16

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Ricardo P.

23 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Piano performance from State University of New York at Buffalo
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Ricardo P.

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beginner and intermediate bass lessons

About Ricardo

I have been a professional musician and teacher all my adult life. Music is my passion and has always been how I make a living. I teach piano/keyboards, guitar, voice, bass and ukulele. I studied classical piano at SUNY at Buffalo and I initially learned to play guitar and singing on my own. Years

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Jeff J.
Ricardo is patient and focuses on technique.
Paul C.
Ricardo was very helpful and easy to work with. Very knowledgeable and personable. Understood my needs and desires.
Charlie
Great lesson with great pointers!
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Christian C.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Christian C.

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My goal is help students to achieve their fullest musical potential. As a foundation for the lessons students will learn to read and write traditionally notated music. For more advanced students honing their ears and understanding of music theory will be a focus in addition to their playing.

I'm well versed in many different styles (classical, jazz, acoustic, rock, blues, funk, metal, etc) so they can expect a healthy understanding of each of these styles and more during our studies.

About Christian

Hey there! I'm a professional musician and instructor from Long Island, NY. I received my Bachelors Degree in Classical Guitar Performance under the tutelage of the world-renowned Fred Hand at the SUNY Purchase Music Conservatory. Through my studies I've channeled my passion for jazz, education

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Tony C.
I’ve played with Christian for years and gotten a few lessons in the process. Christian is an easygoing, kind, and hilarious guy, and one of the most dedicated, professional, and tasteful players I know. As a teacher, he is patient, incredibly knowledgeable, and flexible in his approach. He’ll find new angles to explain the same subjects until he finds the right one that clicks with you.
Suzanne
This is just what I was looking for! Christian is a wonderful instructor. After only one lesson, I'm so thrilled as this is just what I need to help me progress. He's polite, friendly and patient. I'm very very happy!

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Average Cost of Bass Guitar Lessons in Fairfax, VA

The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Fairfax 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 $276 per hour.
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"Mark is a terrific teacher. He knows and loves music. He is an awesome guitar player. He is patient and fits the lessons to your ability and tastes. He is also quite funny which helps make the lessons be enjoyable. His home studio is a great place to have the lessons."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Mark B.
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"Great first lesson! Moa is very cool and patient! Can't wait for the next one."
Bob
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Moa M.
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"David is always a joy to play with. His playing is sensitive, intuitive, and very musical. He brings a mastery of his instrument and adapts it to the material. He also happens to be a super nice guy, which makes him easy to work with."
Matthew
Took Bass Guitar lessons from David S.
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"Jonathan is a very good and knowledgeable instructor. He is patient and works well with me as i am a novice for bass guitar. I look forward to his assistance in my bass journey!"
Jeff
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jonathan E.
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"There is no doubt this teacher knows the guitar inside and out. Nice balance to class- theory and playing. Fun and challenging. He delivered class work and homework in very doable measures. He made himself available for one free half-hour one-on-one class with each student with the individual needs of each student the targeted goal. I would take another guitar class with this instructor if it were offered."
Victoria
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Not being a complete beginner, I sought David's instruction to improve my skill set. I really enjoyed the way David breaks down complicated topics into manageable components that I can drill in between lessons. I was mostly a metal head but through exploration, David also opened me up to the idea of Jazz and improvisation. As a bonus, we had some really good functional programming conversations as well. He is also a talented Scala engineer."
Lewis
Took Bass Guitar lessons from David S.
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"Good all around dude and a heck of a bass player."
Michael
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Known Greg for many years and have attended multiple clinics of his .
He is a fine teacher that is able to make things click in your head as he's teaching.
Great experience .."
David
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Got right to the learning plan and had grace playing songs first two lessons"
Grace
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"Another good lesson. you don't have to keep asking."
Tracy
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Damontae S.
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