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David S.

27 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Music Department Award 2003 from Salisbury University
  • B.A. in Music Composition from Salisbury University
  • Teaching since 1996
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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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Hanaa H.

22 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English and Arabic, Arabic
  • Awarded ABC School, Certificate of Cooperation from Amani Jondeh
  • Teaches students 6 to 17
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Hanaa H.

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I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of piano and guitar skills. I typically use Alfred's Basic books: lesson, technic, and theory books. I also provide students with homework sheet that explains what we have been focusing on, what they have achieved, and what is the expectation for next lesson.

About Hanaa

Hi there! My name is Hanaa. I have a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education and have worked as a classroom teacher and private tutor for fifteen years. I am a patient, passionate, self-motivated, and responsible teacher. I teach piano and guitar. I am also an effective instructor with the ability to

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Naomi M.
Love Hanaa already. My girls thought she was fabulous and patient!
Yasmina R.
My first lesson and experience with the teacher was impressive. She listened to my goals and adjusted the lesson accordingly. She also seems to be organized and has a system in place.
Mahera
She is a great teacher and I highly recommend her. She is patient, kind and makes students to learn in a fun way. She is a remarkable teacher.

Sam M.

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

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $39
  • Speaks English, German/Deutsch, Espanol
  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Daniel O.

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FOCUSING ON ADVANCED OUT GIGGING GUITAR PERFORMANCE: Even in my beginner lessons, I teach you a REAL SONG by an artist you like on the very first lesson! Text or call for details. My intermediate and advanced lessons help you learn more complicated lead rhythm techniques in pop rock and country REAL songs. I am also avail to coach original musicians who want to be paid as original songwriters/performers as that is what I do.

About Daniel

Quick question, instead of "playing Mary Had a Little Lamb" or "chords with no real song" what if you could learn a HIT Pop/Rock/ or Country Song of YOUR CHOICE by the 2nd lesson with me! I don't teach out of a book, I teach SONGS YOU REQUEST to LEARN on guitar for all student levels (beginner,

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Samuel
Great teacher and fun to work with.
Shane M.
Great first lesson...very patient and enthusiastic.
Warren S.
I got more out of one lesson today than in all of my previous failed attempts.
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Elena D.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Awarded Nominated for "Album of the year" from Los Angeles Music Awards
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Elena D.

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I've been teaching for several years children and adults. The vocal technique I teach is drawn from the Bel Canto Tradition and tailored to fit more modern styles of music with emphasis on posture, muscle relaxation and breathing technique among fun and interesting vocal exercises.

About Elena

Hello! Music is my life and my biggest passion. I've been a working musician and a teacher for several years and there's nothing more rewarding than sharing all I've learned so far with my students, to nurture their goals and aspirations and to make them aware of the great instrument they already

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Kayden
Give great information on how to improve singing ability
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Mary
I was looking for a way to practice conversational Italian and the lessons have been a perfect way to do that. Very helpful!
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Steven G.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • BA Music from The Evergreen State College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Steven G.

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Steven specializes in finger-style acoustic blues and jazz guitar. Lessons can be via Take Lessons or Zoom. Lessons are often customized the students' interests.

Steven studied Classical Guitar, Lute, and Electronic Music at Humboldt State University, College of the Redwoods, and The Evergreen State College, where he obtained his degree in Music in 1984.

About Steven

Steven specializes in finger-style acoustic guitar. His styles include Classical, Acoustic and Jazz. Steven founded and currently manages a nationwide group of 40,000 audio professionals (Music & Audio Professionals on LinkedIn). His credits include the album "The Forgetting" and “Old Cal

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Lani
Steven is a very knowledgeable teacher who makes learning fun. He is encouraging, patient, and thorough, making sure I understand and have mastered each new technique or concept. I would recommend him to anyone who wants to learn to play guitar in a self-paced, relaxing way, without ever feeling overwhelmed. He’s a fantastic musician!

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