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Kristin W.

25 Reviews
Reston, VA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
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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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Celine K.

41 Reviews
Ashburn, VA
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music in Piano & Voice 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
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  • Speaks Italian, Spanish
  • Teaches High School, College
  • Teaching since 2005
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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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Jennifer T.

39 Reviews
Chantilly, VA
Starting at $39
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of music from Christopher Newport University
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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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Hanaa H.

22 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Arabic, English, Arabic
  • Teaching since 2006
  • 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.
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David S.

28 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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 playing

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Neci Guy
Patient, talented and easy to learn from!
Hannah
Great teacher!
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"Marcela is the best!! I had signed up for a Spanish language school previously, and I wish I could get all my money back and spend it on lessons with Marcela! I enjoyed the lesson very much and can’t wait for the next one. I would give more than 5 stars if I could."
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"I reached out to Nicola because my daughter felt that she needed help building a foundation for her French. Nicola has been working with my daughter on grammar, reading comprehension, conversation, and much more. My daughter finds Nicola’s lesson engaging and effective. It was initially our summer project but we will continue during school year. I highly recommend Nicola!"
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"Philippe is an excellent French instructor! He is incredibly encouraging and makes class enjoyable. His lessons are the perfect mix of helpful grammar and engaging discussions. I've noticed he's also great at identifying gaps in language learning for each of his students-- this is something that is incredibly important to me as I try to relearn the language after 10 years of not using it! Highly, highly recommend."
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