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Celine K.

41 Reviews
Ashburn, VA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Awarded Honor Student from George Mason University
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Celine K.

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I am a passionate and motivated instructor who loves working with students and sharing my love of music. I have been teaching professionally for 17 years. It is important that each student progresses at his or her own pace. I encourage this by setting realistic goals for my students at each lesson.

About Celine

I love to teach students of all ages and abilities. I believe that learning music should be fun and enjoyable. It is my mission to guide and provide appropriate tools to educate musicians who will always have a lifelong passion. I am a passionate and motivated instructor who loves working with st

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Michael
Celine is very helpful and has been very supportive in finding songs that fit my current range but also challenge me!
Tod
Awesome experience!
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Philippe F.

82 Reviews
Ashburn, VA
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Awarded Member from Association française pour l’enseignement du français
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Philippe F.

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My work experience includes the following:

INTERNATIONAL TRADE EXPERIENCE – [Consumer Goods – Cosmetic Industry]
International Area Sales & Financial and Administrator
In Paris, France & Miami, Florida, either in local markets or in duty free markets, I established marketing plans and increased sales in assigned territories. I managed multimillion Dollar budgets. To that end, I used marketing mix knowledge to increase market penetration and brand awareness. Managed distributors; outlets and sales force during my tenure in the below organizations. I travelled to some 66 countries. I leveraged my past experiences in banking to assess distributors’ activities.

INTERNATIONAL BANKING EXPERIENCE - Commercial Banking Officer
Held positions in various areas – in Paris, France & London, U.K. - of commercial banking to include: Correspondent Banking Manager (Italy); International Loans Officer (Latin America), Letters of Credit Advisor; Head of Letters of Credit and bank guarantees and ...

About Philippe

Born, educated and raised in France. Dual US/French citizen Summary of Skills: Experience developing and providing instructions in French language Experience in conducting conversational and written classes for students Skilled in improving foreign language reading, writing, and speaking a

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Nicholas
Philippe has been very flexible in working with my beginner skill level, but also challenges me to do more each week. He brings a lifetime of experience to each lesson. Merci!
Sarah
This is my second time taking French classes from Philippe.

He is a fantastic teacher, very patient snd creative in finding ways to ensure I understand and internalize concepts. Philippe is talented, accommodating, and most importantly, patient. The process of learning a new language can be frustrating at times but he is a wonderful teacher, adept at navigating roadblocks and ensuring that I don’t become overwhelmed and that the experience is positive.

I’ve had many instructors but none as effective and fun as Philippe!
Dave
This is an updated/revised review, now that I have been working with Philippe for a year and a half.

Philippe is truly a rare and outstanding instructor. He takes the time to tailor our lessons to my specific needs and interests. He also makes himself available outside our lessons for any questions that may arise.

Philippe periodically sends articles and other resources that are of interest. This is an impressive reminder of his dedication to the advancement of each and every student.

Through practicing the language, we have gotten to know each other well, and I truly consider Philippe to be not only my French instructor, but a good friend.

I strongly recommend Philippe without any reservation!
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Tara L.

21 Reviews
Leesburg, VA
Starting at $38
  • Speaks English, Nepali, Thai
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Tara L.

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I started playing acoustic guitar when I was seven years old. I have been playing and teaching mostly bluegrass, old time, Irish, blues, and swing jazz styles for many years. I have taught both privately and have also done various workshops at festivals. I have taught guitar multiple years for instance at the Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival in PA.
My students learn to have fun with music. Students can work on rhythms, melodies, improvisation, song writing, getting into and/or hanging on in a jam session, etc.

About Tara

I have a Masters in Education as well as having spent many years performing, teaching in one on one and group settings both privately and at music camps and festivals. I play and teach bluegrass, old time, blues, folk, Irish, and swing jazz styles. I like my students to really enjoy playing music an

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Stefan S.
Tara is a very knowledgeable and easy-going instructor. Her ability to teach theory in bite-sized chunks while keeping the lesson light and fun is extremely commendable. No grad-school music theory textbooks here, just color-coded fun. Her mnemonic devices are also hilarious. 6/5 stars
Stephen Z.
Great!
Aidan K.
The way Tara presents traditional tunes is straightforward and easy to digest, while staying as true to the tune as possible. Super friendly, and really easy to work with.
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Jennifer T.

39 Reviews
Chantilly, VA
Starting at $39
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jennifer T.

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Proper technique, warm ups, exercises, theory, ear training, proper repertoire based on age, ability and voice part. Preparation to audition for and perform in opera or for school.

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 A

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Angela
First lesson- Friendly, asks about goals/focus, provides site for warm ups, gives feedback, assigns HW
Heather
I really enjoyed my first lesson with Jennifer! I appreciated that she was organized and had a plan for my development and progression. I look forward to my next lesson!
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. :)
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Irina D.

3 Reviews
Harpers Ferry, WV
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Stringed Instruments, Cello from The State Conservatory of Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • Teaching since 2012
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Irina D.

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I am a patient and sociable person who loves to teach. I am enthusiastic about my work, and am always thrilled to see the success of my students and share in their success. I am a classically-trained and educated Cellist with deep experience playing with Symphony Orchestra’s, Chamber Orchestra’s, Ensemble’s, Quartets, and Solo. I am currently working at Loudoun symphony orchestra and Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra. If your goal is to start learning how to play cello, improve your skill, to play any particular piece, get ready for any special event, develop your sight reading or just enjoy playing this beautiful instrument - I am happy to help you. I know how to find inspiration, making interesting even exercise routine, we will work at developing your artistic and professional skills and find the best way to express yourself by the cello.

About Irina

I began my musical education at the age of ten, have played for 24 years, and have fourteen years of formal musical education. I specialize in classical music, and can play any musical style required. I am a Legal Permanent Resident of the United States. I was born in Uzbekistan in a Russian famil

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Cuba G.
Great first lesson. Learned new methods to improve bowing. Looking forward to the next lesson
Paul D.
I am coming to the cello as a brand new beginner. I have play around with some fretted instruments, ukulele, banjo, etc. But Irina was super at getting me relaxed, focused on basics and encouraging me with small, but important mechanics and technical details. I have taken other music lessons like sax, so could compare. I totally enjoyed the start of my cello training.
Oh, btw, I'm retired and over 65!!!
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Kristin W.

25 Reviews
Reston, VA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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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, locat

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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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The lessons gave me enough classes confidence to follow a conversation and understand enough.
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my teacher is patient caring and Competent.
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"Bahareh is the perfect language teacher for me! Not only is she an expert teacher, but she approaches learning in a relaxed, positive way. She has helped me build confidence with my Farsi in only 20 lessons. Plus, she has developed her own language-learning resources to help me continue to learn on my own time. She's organized, attentive to detail, and FUN! Che mo’allem khubi!"
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"Zach makes the course challenging and fun. He keeps you busy the entire class time - making the time go by very quickly."
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Took French lessons from Zach M.
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"Yoshi Sensei is an excellent teacher. Very attentive, patient and always happy to explain things in-depth."
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"Mr Nguyen's course teaching introductory Tieng Viet to non native speakers is a very good course which demands close attention from students, but is a well built and practiced class to show people how to learn the language. It is far more useful than any RosettaStone course or online class, as Thay Giao Chau takes very good care to show how the language is structured, and with practice how you recognize the patterns in speech. Are you asking a question? Are you asking a 'leading question'? Do you want to know what a person is doing? All of these points are discussed. Even when I was not feeling as healthy as I could have been, Mr Nguyen's class is structured to be very participatory - don't think you will show up and not have to answer questions - and it is for this reason I believe the retention of the material is improved. I would commend anyone who is a non native Vietnamese speaker to work with him to learn how to learn the language. -Best, Anh Marc S."
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Took Korean lessons from Suyeon L.
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