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Karen A.

4 Reviews
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Dutch
  • Therapeutic Music/ Certified Music Practitioner from Music for Healing and Transitions Program (MHTP)
  • Awarded World Music- Solo Perfomer from Maryland State Arts Council
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Karen A.

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Hammered Dulcimer lessons, rentals available. From basic playing through advanced arranging, including theory in many styles.

About Karen

Hammered dulcimer lessons - all styles, all levels, music theory included!

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Elizabeth S.
Fun and informative!
Mary W.
Karen is a wonderful teacher. Very experienced and patient with a beginner.
Erika H.
Karen is so friendly, sweet, and methodical in teaching style. It is wonderful to be introduced to dulcimer with her and - literally - learn how to fine tune my instrument with her tips and encouragement. She makes me even more excited to tune and play my instrument. I can easily get happily lost simply in the tuning process with my dulcimer as it brings me a lot of joy just to hear the notes come into tune and playing very small, minor amounts of things on my dulcimer as is... it is so nice to have a guide like Karen to help me better to understand and dance with my dulcimer, learn about music and how the dulcimer strings are arranged, and how to hold the hammers! I thought I was excited to learn before... I'm even more happy and excited now and have some clear, down to earth steps to begin to actually really play with my instrument!
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Alice C.

16 Reviews
Falls Church, VA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Manderin, English
  • Master Degree of Piano Performance from Manhattan School of Music
  • Awarded Semi Finalist, Selected Taiwan Participant from Manopoly International Piano Competition, Italy
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Alice C.

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Hi everyone!

It is a pleasure for me to teach music. I have been teaching piano and cello for more than ten years. All my students no matter which level of playing are having a good quality time in the lesson. Through my lesson, student learns music from different genres such as music theory,music history, ear training and music appreciation. Because of that, my student always tends to learn quicker than they expected.
Besides teaching, I also perform. My philosophy in music learning is that, it is never easy to learn an instrument. Therefore, learning in a creative atmosphere and giving out precise guidance is not only good for students, but also good for me. By exploring music together each week, it will be a fun and engaging experience for both of us towards music learning.

About Alice

I am a classically trained pianist and piano/ cello teacher. By more than ten years of teaching experience, learning with me is going to be engaging and enchanting. I chose the right method books and design the lesson plan/ practice plan according to your needs. Through my lesson, you are not only

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Jimmy
Fantastic teacher!
Joelle
Alice is amazing! She's super patient and truly takes the time to make sure you understand the concepts. 10/10 would recommend!
Xue
Great experience with Alice she’s very nice and Professional

John B.

105 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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John B.

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See how easy it is to learn how to play the Ukulele!

With one to one instruction, you'll learn to play chords, scales, note reading, tablature, finger picking, strum patterns and improvisation. Within just a few lessons, students will begin learning how to play their favorite songs, including, "Somewhere over the Rainbow" ," I'm Yours", "Hey Soul Sister" and many more. Also, students will learn how to play various styles of music like, Blues, Pop, Classical and Rock.

About John

I have been playing for about 35 years and teaching music and guitar for 25 years. I have a Bachelor of Music in Jazz and Classical guitar. I've taught at the University level and currently maintain a professional studio in Arlington, Virginia. I am very well versed in many different styles of musi

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Maya B.
John is an excellent teacher, very patient, and helps you work on your technique. He definitely is the best classical guitar teacher I have ever had.
Anna
John is very patient and listens to what you are trying to get out of your lesson. I cannot recommend him enough.
Syed M.
Very approachable and knowledgeable!

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Luke H.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Bachelor's Degree in Geography from Western Washington University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Luke H.

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I've been performing music for over 15 years. I've been teaching guitar for the past three years. I like keeping guitar fun! I will work with each student's individual needs and goals. I like all kinds of music and styles so don't feel embarrassed if you wanna learn a Taylor Swift song or Old Town Road. I like pursuing what the student is interested in while still teaching essential skills like strumming, note reading, chords, picking, etc. Reach out and lets chat about guitar!

About Luke

I grew up in Beaufort, South Carolina, picking up the guitar and bass at age 13. Before that, I had a strong interest in all types of music. After learning the basics on guitar, I formed a band in my tiny hometown, constantly learning and writing songs. For college, I went to Western Washington

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Olivia
I loved my lesson with Luke! He very patient and knowledgeable and made me feel really comfortable. I definitely recommend Luke to anyone who wants to learn bass.
Velika
Luke is a fantastic teacher! He is patient, kind, and extremely talented. He makes each and every lesson pure joy! He is excited to learn new songs himself so that he can teach them to me. He has made learning acoustic guitar such a fun experience! Highly recommend him!
steven
Great and patient teacher. He teaches you what you want to learn!

Ellen S.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Piano Performance and Philosophy from University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ellen S.

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I am able to to teach music theory from the very beginning up until post-tonal theory. I specialize in teaching beginners with basics like recognizing all key signatures/circle of fifths, solfege, reading in different clefs, intervals, triads, and different types of scales. However, I am an experienced tutor in many levels of theory and can most certainly be of help for homework assignments and creating exercises to understand different concepts.

About Ellen

I am a recent graduate of the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, where I received bachelor's degrees in piano performance and philosophy. I have strong passions for philosophy, piano pedagogy, chamber music, and contemporary music. I recently won first place in the Camerata Artists International V

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Meghan L.
Ellen is so kind and good at what she does! She is extremely patient, creative, and really makes learning piano an all-around enjoyable experience. I would definitely recommend Ellen to anyone looking to improve their piano skills!
AF
Ellen is a generous teacher, who listens to her students wholeheartedly. She supplements her class with a good amount of music theory topics, which complete the learning experience. It was a great pleasure to working with her!
Alice L.
Ellen is a great piano teacher. She has a great music foundation, in both theory and practice. Her lessons are structured. You learn both theory and beautiful piano pieces. She is extremely friendly, patient and encouraging. She has good taste of music and she is very passionate about what she does. She a great musician in addition to being a great instructor.

Melissa F.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Outstanding Solo Performance - Jazz Vocalist from DownBeat Magazine
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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Melissa F.

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Learn how to sing and perform in the musical theater style!

About Melissa

I have been studying and performing music for the majority of my life, starting with piano in the third grade. I started singing in choirs in high school and continued studying voice throughout college. I have a classical background and moved to jazz voice as an undergraduate at California State Un

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William Schmalzel
My ukulele mentor was extremely knowledgeable regarding the intricacies of various music formats. She broke down complex details into language that I could understand. She challenged me with next steps and was kind to make me feel accomplished.
Ryan & Hazel H.
This is mine and my daughters first time taking music lessons. Melissa is patient with my daughter and very knowledgeable. After five lessons with Melissa I feel we are on the right track to accomplishing our ukulele goals.
Lynnette
My wife enjoyed her first ukulele lesson and is looking forward to going again next week.

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"If I had more stars I would still indicate the maximum. I have been working with Shauna for a while. I am a (very) amateur singer, but really wish to work on my voice -- I love singing and also consider doing so in public my last phobia. Shauna is so knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and empathetic. I feel far from being "pushed," I am instead treated with remarkable understanding of where I'm at vocally and what I need in terms of both technique and support. I feel very lucky to work with her; she's a joy!"
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Took Singing lessons from Shauna K.
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"I got to know my basics in no time! Great teacher"
Roger Wang
Took Saxophone lessons from Mike P.
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"Leanna is smart, conscientious and skilled. I recommend her without reservation."
Gary
Took Flute lessons from Leanna G.
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"Great instruction especially the basics"
Jessica
Took Piano lessons from JunZhao(Ryan) D.
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"She is the real deal

Ms. Brookins is the BEST teacher I've ever had
And a testament to that is that even though I was always bombarding her with question after question about the piano
She would always be calm and tell me "You got this dude" or "come on you can do it"
Cheesy as it may sound it worked
And as a final result of being with her for a year
I can play the music I want to play on the piano BY EAR!
Like seriously this review doesn't do her justice but of you want the best AND the nicest she is the best choice!"
Nethania
Took Piano lessons from Melodie B.
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"Taught a retired math school teacher

Laura is a fantastic teacher! I'm delighted to learn to play the guitar and feel blessed to work with Laura... :-))

Linda Crumpacker"
Laura
Took Guitar lessons from Laura W.
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"Mike is a great teacher!!! thank you so much for all your help."
Jenifer C
Took Guitar lessons from Mike B.
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"Thomas is an excellent teacher. He taught our 7 year old son piano for the past year and has a ton of patience. He worked very hard to keep him engaged and on task. Thomas is extremely professional and you can tell that he really knows his stuff and is incredibly passionate about the work he does. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a music teacher for their child."
arelis
Took Piano lessons from Thomas V.
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"Amazing Drum Teacher

Jesse is an incredible instructor and extremely friendly and knowledgeable. I have been taking drum lessons from him for just a few months and have improved incredibly since starting out knowing nothing. Very encouraging, and great at spotting aspects to improve upon.

Also, he puts together band nights with all of his students (across many different instruments) which are incredibly fun, and a great way to get practice with others.

Highly recommended!"
Eric
Took Drum lessons from Jesse M.
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"Mr. Piper is patient with the speed at which students learn, is incredible at translating complex patterns and phrases into simple teaching styles that students can easily comprehend and adjust to, and builds my daughter's confidence in more than using the drum kit but also in her personal experiences. I say he cares about all his students more than just being a "drum" teacher, but a friend and at times a supporting parent for the youth. I interact with many of his adult students, and we are all very appreciative of his professionalism and individual connection to our styles while teaching each of us individually. He is very astute at the art and mechanics of drumming which translates into a flexible personable teacher.

Oh yes, For all the tangibles and intangibles, his prices are soooo affordable and competitive."
Kareem
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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