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Fedor O.

3 Reviews
Vienna, VA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Bachelor's of Music - Violin Performance from The Juilliard School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Fedor O.

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I am a composer in addition to a violinist and have written transcriptions for orchestral works and composed pieces for different chamber group types, string and symphonic orchestra, and solo violin and piano. I've also written some electronic music as well. I love composing and I use my theory knowledge often when writing and analyzing music for my violin practice and use theory all the time in my practices. I've started learning music theory and ear training since I was very young, for 10+ years now I've been learning and using it. I try my best to find ways to make the theory fun and connect it to real music you are familiar with to keep it relevant and not simply a pursuit of knowledge. I've helped students who are just starting or who think they have no talent or way of understanding written music to students who are well versed and are looking to hone their skills and knowledge to advance further.

About Fedor

I'm a rising Junior at The Juilliard School. I started playing when five and a half. I attended the Juilliard Pre-College program for two last years of high school before attending Juilliard on the college level. In August of 2013, I became the youngest semi-finalist in the Schoenfeld International

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Sofia
Excellent!
Zhanna
Fedor is teaching our 7th grader violin via Skype since early summer 2016. Our child made tremendous progress. Fedor is patient, thorough and is a great teacher!
Zhanna
Fedor is teaching our 7th grader violin through Skype since early summer of 2016. Our child made tremendous progress! Fedor is patient, thorough and is an excellent teacher. Highly recommended!

Raymund De La P.

5 Reviews
Sterling, VA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Filipino
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1992
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Raymund De La P.

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About Raymund

Raymund de la Pena has been playing music professionally for the past 32 years and was introduced to music at an early age. He started playing the piano at age 8 and shifted to the guitar a year later when he heard "yesterday"by the Beatles, the reason for the move to a different instrument was ine

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Murat
Raymund was very knowledgeable in music theory and guitar. Looking forward to continuing with my lessons.
Toni D.
Great lesson and personality!
Zahra S.
We had a great start and instructor is very knowledgeable and helpful.

Sam M.

9 Reviews
Potomac, MD
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Hebrew
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
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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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Judy F.

83 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1993
  • B.A., Music & Business from San Diego Christian College
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Judy F.

83 Reviews
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Teach Beginning to Intermediate Music Theory in these subjects:
- Note Reading
- Chord Theory
- Sight Reading
- Hannon Finger Techniques
- Scales
- Skill building exercises

About Judy

I started taking music lessons at the age of 9. I began playing in the church and then I taught lessons in my home at the age of 16. I went on to attend and graduate from Christian Heritage College (now called San Diego Christian College) with a Bachelors Degree in Music and Business. I am now the

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Lyndsee M.
Judy is the best teacher! She is so kind and patient and I have definitely learned a lot with her. I'm excited to continue my lessons. She's worth it!
Julie
First session with her this morning, and so far so amazing! Cant wait to continue to work her.
Alexandra G.
Judy is great! My 15 Y/O granddaughter loves her, and we’re Very comfortable With her.
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Alison C.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Doctorate in Musical Arts - Piano Performance from Eastman School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
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Alison C.

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For those who are interested in learning the building blocks of music, music theory can teach you how to analyze, find patterns, and better understand music. We will work through the beginner and intermediate stages of music theory to help you better understand the music you play.

About Alison

Music is such an important aspect of life that can be enjoyed by all ages and is a crucial aspect of sharing and communicating. My approach to lessons is individual-based and flexible to your goals and needs. I believe that the enthusiasm, love, and enjoyment of playing music should never be lost,

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Carolina
Alison is great at explaining complex terminologies as well as breaking down difficult piano techniques. Her passion and understanding of different classical music styles exude even when she is just demonstrating a repertoire during our lessons. In addition, her patient and kind personality make our lessons very enjoyable and rewarding. Every week I look forward to our lessons and I am always excited about them.

Because Alison is also an inspiring role model herself, she constantly challenges me to become a better pianist. Throughout my years as her student, not only has my piano skills immensely progressed on a technical level; but I have also learned how to better interpret the repertoires of different styles, and conveying those emotions through my playing.
Alex
Alison is an extremely knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and experienced instructor. Her love for music comes across through her words and demonstrations, and she knows how to pinpoint and help me with both technical and musical issues. She also helps me understand the piece better without getting too theoretical or technical, which allows me to make more sense of what I am doing and still maintain interest. Her teaching is organized and detailed, which I appreciated. I highly recommend Alison for piano lessons!
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Jason M.

101 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Associate of Arts in Music and Business from KPC, University of Alaska Anchorage
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jason M.

101 Reviews
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I consider myself a theorist sometimes more than a musician. The studies that I use are a combination of taking songwriting structures and breaking them down so that they make sense to anyone. I teach chord progressions as well as scales and sometimes go a bit off the deep end when I feel students are ready.

About Jason

TakeLessons.com Instructor since it's inception, Jason M. is available for in person and online lessons worldwide leaving no stone un-turned! Jason has been playing guitar for over 20 years, ukulele, bass, banjo and keyboard for over 10 and teaching music in general since 1996 and professionally

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Jaiden
My 10 year old is taking drawing lessons online with Jason. He loves it! The lesson is tailored to what he wants to learn and his confidence in what he is able to do is steadily increasing. He looks forward to his lesson every week.
Everett
Our first experience was awesome! Jason was professional, patient, kind, and down to earth! Can’t wait for the next lesson! 🙂
Barney
Jason is an awesome and patient teacher. Can't recommend him enough!

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Herndon, VA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Herndon 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 $300 per hour.
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"When looking for an instructor what is best to find is knowledge of the subject. When it comes to Mr. Newbold, he delivers; Whether it be current or past. He has had outstanding experience with acclimating to every student's needs and learning style. He provides a great environment/atmosphere which is critical to learning. If his credentials don't speak enough, then his personal musical talent should."
MacKenzie
Took Music Theory lessons from Dustin N.
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"As Jim states on his bio, he teaches from age 8 and up. I'm one of his "up" students who's been playing guitar for a few years, but never took time to learn theory because I thought it was too confusing or difficult to learn. After being stuck in a rut for the past 30 years, I finally realized that I could be a guitar player, instead of just playing guitar, by understanding WHY I'm playing what I playing. I planned to take a few lessons to see how it would go. That was 4 months ago. Now when I pick up my guitar, I have a plan and am excited to learn more each week. Jim's approach to teaching theory makes it clear for anyone of any age or expertise. If you're young and want to learn the right way, Jim will teach you the right way. For us older folks, I found out you CAN teach an old dog new tricks... I highly recommend Jimmy!"
Anthony
Took Music Theory lessons from James R.
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"Ahmad is very energetic and passionate about guitar and teaching guitar to people. He is very organized and systematic in his teaching. His style of teaching enables students to learn and get to know a wide variety of guitar aspects very quickly. He breaks up lessons into short but consumable modules while at the same time giving something concrete to start playing and get going from the word go whether you are a beginner or not. I've been going to him for several months now and would highly recommend Ahmad for his guitar teaching skills!"
Emma
Took Music Theory lessons from Ahmad G.
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"She was suuuuuper nice and she knew how to explain herself really well"
Daniel
Took Music Theory lessons from Michelle T.
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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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"Really takes her time to make sure you understand what you’re learning. Very kind and very nice. A must have for lessons. Thank you Brenda."
Chris
Took Music Theory lessons from Brenda B.
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"David really listens! Not only to what I want and need, but to where I am and to when I'm being too ambitious. I look forward to the rest of our lessons; I know I'm going to learn a lot."
Diane
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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"Nice course and excellent teacher!"
Jinlei
Took Music Theory lessons from Jill W.
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"James is a highly qualified instructor and was very thoughtful in answering my questions. I was impressed with the amount of resources he had on hand, such as worksheets, method books, sheet music, etc. I would definitely recommend James for anyone curious about learning music theory and/or the many instruments he plays."
Tom
Took Music Theory lessons from James G.
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"Richie is a thoughtful and flexible instructor"
Bob
Took Music Theory lessons from Richard D.
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