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David S.

27 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Timothy H.

45 Reviews
Washington, DC
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 7 to 70
  • Bachelors of Fine Arts in Vocal Performance from University Of The Arts
  • Awarded Outstanding Jazz Vocals Award from University of the Arts
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Timothy H.

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We explore the fundamentals of music theory including sight reading, ear training, rhythmic and melodic dictation. Through this work, students begin to understand the language of music and utilize it in practice with voice and/or piano

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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I love my piano class! The reception was a little faulty but other than that, It was great
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Sam M.

9 Reviews
Potomac, MD
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Hebrew
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sam M.

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I specialize in contemporary music theory and also have an intermediate knowledge of classical theory. Students will learn the basics such as roman numerals for chords, all the way to advanced concepts such as chord scales, modulation and chord substitution. Unless otherwise requested, all lessons will be taught using music notation.

About Sam

Hi! I'm a recent graduate of Berklee College of music where I majored in professional music. This included music theory and guitar instruction, as well as reading and writing music notation and charts in different styles. I also play frequently, including shows at The 9:30 Club, The Howard Theater

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Mady
Sam is great! He is attentive and great with my 9 yo. He is also flexible and easy to schedule. We plan to continue in-home guitar lessons with him for a foreseeable future.
Jaye
Terrible experience. I bought a package of 20 lessons for my 9yo nephew. He looked forward to it ever day from Xmas to the first week of January. Sam canceled the first lesson only 2hours prior its beginning. Then canceled the second lesson 10 minutes before he was supposed to be there because he “forgot” he had a “recording session today”. During the only lesson my nephew had, Sam didn’t show any ability to tailor a lesson to a child. Instead he gave him a pick, which dismayed me, and taught him a rock song we never heard of.
When I contacted the company they were very nice about it but I had to challenge their vetting process of teachers.
Dara
It was an excellent lesson! I really learned a lot from it. I was able to learn one song and start on a second on my first lesson only! Definitely recommend Sam to anyone thinking about picking up the guitar!

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Hannah R.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $37
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • B.A. Music-Vocal Performance from Palm Beach Atlantic University
  • Teaches Beginner
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Hannah R.

8 Reviews
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Would you like to learn the basics of rhythm, sight singing, and the foundations of music? Then music theory is a place you should begin! You will learn to read music the same way that you read a book, sound out rhythms like you would sound out letters, and understand form the way you understand a paragraph!

About Hannah

I am a professional singer, a signed singer/songwriter with Destiny Music Records, and a worship leader at my congregation, where I also teach my students! In addition, I am the residential Music Director for Rich Theatre in Virginia Beach. I graduated from Palm Beach Atlantic University in vocal p

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soul
Very knowledgeable, encouraging, and supportive. She knows her craft and I cannot wait to improve my voice.
Jess
Very patient and clearly explained processes for a newbie like me
Chanakya S.
My first lesson was awesome. She didn't rush and took time to explain a lot if techniques which are required to be an amazing singing voice. I am lucky to have a very professional and knowledgable teacher like her.
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Glenn S.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Bachelor's Degree; music composition from UCSB
  • Awarded signed songwriter from BD4N Records
  • Teaching since 1979
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Glenn S.

33 Reviews
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Online Music Theory Teacher

BA in music composition. Theory, writing, arranging, electronic and digital techniques

About Glenn

Hi, I'm Glenn. Thank you for viewing my profile. I've been teaching students for over 20 years, playing all styles and levels of music, from day-one beginners to seasoned pros seeking to sharpen their playing skills. I teach both traditional notation and tablature, writing my own teaching method

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TERESA S.
Very knowledgeable. He's a good teacher with great people skills.
Vanessa T.
Glenn is the best!
Jeffrey
Glenn is a great instructor. He is so patient and has a no-pressure style of learning that makes it fun. Highly recommend him......
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Erin K.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 to 85
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Erin K.

7 Reviews
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Online Music Theory Teacher

I love teaching students the concepts and fundamental theories associated with music making. Mastering the foundations of music theory and ear training can help students have a better understanding and appreciation for what they are doing with their individual instruments. In lessons, it is my goal for each student to be intrigued and find music theory interesting, while having fun improving their aural skills. I have worked with elementary students being introduced to musical concepts for the first time, as well as high school and college age advanced students fulfilling degree requirements or AP exams.

About Erin

I am currently finishing up my Masters of Music degree at DePaul University in Chicago, where I study flute performance with the principal flutist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. I previously completed my Bachelor of Music from the Aaron Copland School of Music in New York City. I am originally

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Christine
Erin is a kind and compassionate woman as well as a terrific flutist. I am very fortunate to work with her!
Tatiana, flutist
I am an accomplished flutist and teacher myself - and over the years I have seen many fine teachers and players. Not many people can truly be considered experts in both, and Erin definitely demonstrates her fine artistry and intimate knowledge of flute pedagogy time and again. I have witnessed her perform in both capacities, and any student studying under her should feel at ease, knowing they will have a top notch education.
Hailey
Erin makes lessons exciting and fun. She always has an answer to my questions, and brings enthusiasm and energy to each lesson. She helped me master my scales, and I have improved my sound greatly, She has helped me to love the flute!

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Fairfax, VA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Fairfax is $66. 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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"Roberto is a an excellent music teacher with invaluable knowledge and years of teaching experience. I have had the opportunity to study with him at 2 separate different periods in my music career/life—years ago, at a music college first, and more recently I've had the opportunity to reconnect with him and continue furthering my music knowledge with his great help over online classes. He has been very helpful, very patient, and I can highly recommend him as a great music teacher to anyone, at any level."
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"Adam was our Theory 4 tutor and he did an amazing job making it comprehensible and make sense!"
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Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"Kevin is very good he explains what he wants from my granddaughter and she is very comfortable with him. He has patients with her and works very well
She is learning a lot and really enjoys and looks forward to her lessons."
Cierra
Took Music Theory lessons from Kevin M.
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"Trevor is wonderful and sensitive to special learning needs."
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Took Music Theory lessons from Trevor H.
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"Brendon is very knowledgeable in Music Theory. We have been working on Schenkerian analysis. He assigns helpful assignments and readings each week to guide my learning."
Maria
Took Music Theory lessons from Brendon R.
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"Edwin is seriously the best! You will not regret learning music from this professional musician!"
Matt
Took Music Theory lessons from Edwin I.
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"Super nice, informative, and easy to understand. Really excited to continue lessons!"
Conor
Took Music Theory lessons from Shelley M.
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"Richie is a thoughtful and flexible instructor"
Bob
Took Music Theory lessons from Richard D.
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"Very inspiring. Antonella helped me realize just how much I needed to learn. She did this in a very encouraging way. I'm looking forward to my next lesson"
Jim
Took Music Theory lessons from Antonella D.
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"Amanda taught me a music theory lesson, and she was very patient and understanding as I worked through the theory. I have not found the same level of understanding in other instructors as I have in Amanda. Thank you Amanda!"
Blair
Took Music Theory lessons from Amanda D.
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