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John N.

12 Reviews
Chantilly, VA
Starting at $39
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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John N.

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In addition to teaching specific songs and 'riffs' that students want to learn, I like to teach basic music theory that can be applied to any musical situation.

About John

I have been playing guitar and bass for over 35 years and traveled the world playing concerts in Clubs and Stadiums. My band ESTUS was signed to Columbia Records by Clive Davis, I played with the Eddie Kirkland Blues Band, formed Fat City in Woodstock NY, and played toured nationally with Quicksil

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Gregory M.
fun interesting & helpful. good start.
Matt
John is great to work with. Very laid back and has a natural feel for just what you need to learn.
Robert
John is extremely knowledgeable and the lessons are enjoyable.

Tommy W.

8 Reviews
Falls Church, VA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Tommy W.

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Since high school, music theory has always interested me. For my students this means theory will almost always be included in a lesson, not just to know it, but to know why and how it influences the notes we play. Due to my college experience, most of my theory knowledge has a jazz tinge to it, so some terminology might vary between that and classical language. Regardless, if you're looking to learn how to use a Babbitonian Matrix, or where to apply a Hexatonic scale, or even just want to know what notes make up a chord, we can definitely discuss it and have a good time doing it.

About Tommy

My name is Tommy. I've been playing bass and guitar since I was 11 years old. When I was in high school, I won my school's Duke Ellington Jazz Performance Award my junior year. Around this time I began to work at my neighborhood's local lesson shop Let's Play Music! off of W Broad Street in Falls C

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Julia
Tom is a good teacher with solid knowledge which he is able to pass on in a clear and understandable way.
Matthew F.
Tommy is a solid bass guitar teacher. My lesson was better than expected!
Anne P.
Just had my first guitar lesson. Tommy was very patient and supportive and explained clearly what I needed to do.
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Jennifer T.

39 Reviews
Chantilly, VA
Starting at $39
  • Bachelor of music from Christopher Newport University
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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Jennifer T.

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I teach sit down lessons and also incorporate theory into private lessons for students.

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

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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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Ian S.

41 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. Chinese from Rutgers University
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Ian S.

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Play an instrument but lacking a little on the theory side? I'll help clear up the musical mysteries for you!
All music really shares the same underlying principles, and understanding them can be key to your success as a musician or songwriter.

About Ian

A lifelong musician and songwriter, Ian S. has extensive experience teaching guitar and piano to students age 3 and up both as a private music instructor and as a staff music instructor at the Institute of Music for Children in New Jersey. With 28 years of experience on the guitar and 32 years on p

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Bill
Ian is a talented, knowledgeable and thoughtful instructor. He listens to your needs and comes up with a plan to help you achieve what your looking for. Very personable and connects with his students immediately. Highly recommend.
Gary T.
I've learnt so much within a month! I'm so excited for the future! He's great!
Hayati
Even it was my first lesson I can feel the progress and I am confident about achieving my goal. Thanks Ian!!
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Christian R.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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  • Teaching since 2008
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Christian R.

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About Christian

Music is my passion. I've been playing music since I was a child but didn't get serious with it until I was 14, that's when I got my first electric guitar. So, from then on I've been playing and studying music for over 16 years. I play and teach guitar, piano, drums, and bass guitar. Aside from tak

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Charlie S.
Christian was very careful as I knew nothing about music. He explained the guitar’s basic function in language that I can understand. I am more enthusiastic about playing than I thought possible.
Braylon C.
A great instructor. Very patient with my son who has never touched a piano before. Very knowledgeable about all types of music and different instruments. Would highly recommend to anyone looking for lessons.
Emmett S.
My son Emmett is always excited to spend time with Christian! Each lesson is well organized and they cover a lot of material focusing both on skills and fun items. Technology part of things can be challenging but Christian each weeks puts the time in to make the experience better for all of us. We are having a wonderful time and learning a lot.
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Amber C.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Mandarin
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Awarded Distinguished Service Award from Irvine Senior Citizens Council
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Amber C.

26 Reviews
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You will love your lessons with me and benefit from my teaching experience of over 25 years and my Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Massachusetts. My expertise and patience teaching children as well as adults will guide you naturally.  Music theory is the foundation of music. It includes music notations, chord progressions, song form, melodic patterns, key signatures, transposition, recognizing intervals, scale formulas and much more. Knowing music theory creates musical understanding and expression.
Included with your lessons:
*opportunity to perform in recitals twice a year
*email support
*weekly lesson notes
*progress reports
*recordings
*supplemental music

About Amber

You will love your lessons with me and benefit from my teaching experience of over 25 years and my Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Massachusetts. Whether you want to learn piano or sing, my expertise and patience teaching children as well as adults will guide you naturally

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Joyce
I'm an adult piano student of Amber's at the beginners level. I started taking lessons in September 2020 and am making steady progress under her instruction. She is very patient and encouraging and has helped me to build confidence as a piano student. I'm enjoying my lessons with Amber and would definitely recommend her to others looking for a piano teacher.
Musa A.
Amber was patient and nice. Her class was very boring for my 6 year old. He lost interest almost immediately but seemed to be very enthusiastic with others when he works on piano.
Natasha N.
Ms. Amber has a awesome for my 7 year old. I see developing her skills and confidence on a weekly basis which has been great.

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Lorton, VA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Lorton is $66. 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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"Great first day back to the basics and then off to tread the deep waters of theory. Allen was able to to explain the theory in a simple to understand format followed up with application."
Vintyre
Took Music Theory lessons from Allen P.
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"Indigo is simply the best at simplifying music theory into bite size pieces that are easy to grasp. She is a very gifted teacher."
Geoffrey
Took Music Theory lessons from Indigo S.
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"Awesome teacher. Answers every question and explains all concepts thoroughly."
Spencer
Took Music Theory lessons from Joel M.
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"This guy's great!!

Eric is wonderful! He's great at explaining things, VERY patient and has a lot of fun while teaching. Best music teacher I've had so far!"
Angelique
Took Music Theory lessons from Eric J.
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"Trevor is wonderful and sensitive to special learning needs."
Will
Took Music Theory lessons from Trevor H.
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"I worked with Madeline while I was taking my music theory classes and she was great at helping me simplify and understand the content. She worked well with people at all different levels and always had these small tricks to make things easier."
Emily
Took Music Theory lessons from Madeline H.
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"Gregory Valens Luv is a phenomenal vocal coach. He's very detailed in teaching you structure of the body to relax you and open you up for singing. I love his technique. I find myself very relaxed and limber which brings out the best in me. He's very creative and shares various types of vocalizations to help you with every style of music. He's also got a sweet spirit and that makes it very enjoyable to come to class."
Tresa Brown
Took Music Theory lessons from Gregory V.
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"Jorge tutored me for a few weeks in music theory and it greatly benefited me. He shows through his examples and explanations that he really understands concepts of music theory and keyboard, as well on his clarinet too. I highly recommend hiring Jorge since he goes over the information at a good pace and nice manor. He will go over whatever you need help on."
Holly
Took Music Theory lessons from Jorge R.
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"I have been taking lessons with Jimmy for 3 years and could not ask for a better teacher. He makes my interest grow and has a wealth of knowledge and the patience to share it. He challenges me regularly. I only wish I had found him sooner as previous instructors never had the flexibility or patience that Jimmy has.
Learning in such a relaxed environment has worked very well for me. My son has since started lessons with Jimmy as well and it has become a great experience for both of us."
Tim
Took Music Theory lessons from James R.
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"Rebecca has GREAT PATIENCE. Best teacher I've ever studied with and I can't wait for our next lesson. Just from one lesson, my music theory skills have vastly improved."
Richie G.
Took Music Theory lessons from Rebecca S.
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