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David S.

28 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • B.A. in Music Composition from Salisbury University
  • Awarded Music Department Award 2003 from Salisbury University
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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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Patient, talented and easy to learn from!
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Great teacher!
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John B.

107 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor of Music from Howard University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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John B.

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Learn how to play many styles of guitar, including Rock, Blues, Jazz, Country and Suzuki guitar. Through one on one instruction, students will learn scales, improvisation and solo phrasing, note reading, theory, chords and chord progressions. In addition, students will also learn how to play their favorite song/s, whether it be Led Zeppelin, Greenday, Wes Montgomery, Miles Davis or Stevie Ray Vaughn. Through the useful tools on line and the many great music software programs that are now available, students will find learning a song to be very easy and enjoyable.!

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 music

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Tony H.
Just completed my first 45 minute lesson with John. He was really down to earth, listened to what I wanted out of my lessons and we worked on those things. I feel like I’m already make progress.
Lucy
I took my first lesson with John this afternoon for the 45 minute session. He is very patient and knows how to teach very well. You will leave with homework that is applicable to your skill level and geared for improvement.
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.
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John N.

13 Reviews
Chantilly, VA
Starting at $39
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  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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John N.

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Blues Guitar and Bass, Rock Guitar and Bass, Chords and Chord Progressions, Basic Music Theory, Performance, Vocals, Songwriting

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 Quicksilv

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Cameron R.
Fantastic 1st lesson
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.
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Tara L.

20 Reviews
Leesburg, VA
Starting at $38
  • Speaks English, Nepali, Thai
  • BA from University of Wisconsin- Madison
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Tara L.

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I started playing acoustic guitar when I was seven years old. I have been playing and teaching mostly bluegrass, old time, Irish, blues, and swing jazz styles for many years. I have taught both privately and have also done various workshops at festivals. I have taught guitar multiple years for instance at the Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival in PA.
My students learn to have fun with music. Students can work on rhythms, melodies, improvisation, song writing, getting into and/or hanging on in a jam session, etc.

About Tara

I have a Masters in Education as well as having spent many years performing, teaching in one on one and group settings both privately and at music camps and festivals. I play and teach bluegrass, old time, blues, folk, Irish, and swing jazz styles. I like my students to really enjoy playing music an

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Stephen Z.
Great!
Aidan K.
The way Tara presents traditional tunes is straightforward and easy to digest, while staying as true to the tune as possible. Super friendly, and really easy to work with.
Jillian A.
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Jordan M.

116 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English
  • Music Education, Jazz Emphasis from University of Miami, Coral Gables
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jordan M.

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Learn guitar in a relaxed, encouraging environment with a friendly expert :) Experienced guitar teacher for over 15 years and more than 11,000 lessons taught. Posture, hand position, chords, strumming, lead guitar, soloing, scales, and most importantly - your favorite songs!

About Jordan

1. All my students feel like rock stars! Each lesson is fun and enriching. 2. I provide a clear lesson plan complete with goals, achievement levels, and performances. *Experienced teacher and professional musician. *Has performed with: The Brian Setzer Orchestra, Bobby Kimball former lead si

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Thaddeus
JJordan was patient and instructive. I couldn’t have asked for a better experience for a novice like me.
Rick
My first lesson with Jordan was very cool. Extremely knowledgeable, great patience, great communication and very supportive.
I can’t wait for my next lesson. I’m going to practice now. Everyone should be awake. 👊🏻
Jim Catalano
Jordan is a genuinely kind man with a very positive & encouraging approach to teaching music. he is knowledgeable, meets you where you are in terms of skill level and makes the whole experience motivating and fun. Can't wait for my next lesson.
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Kevin B.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Kevin B.

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I teach guitar both privately in a classroom. We will learn chords and I can get you playing songs you love within a few weeks!

About Kevin

I've been teaching private lessons for the past year and am very passionate about my students - making you succeed is my life's blood and whatever your goal is, that's my goal too! I've performed in many different musicals and operas in Sacramento, and been hired to sing professionally both as a sol

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Brian
Kevin is an excellent Teacher and i would recommend him to anyone.
Lakesha Towns
He makes you feel welcome and free at the same time as keeping you leveled
susan
I came to Kevin because I needed a refresher course. I had taken piano lessons as a child, but I'd lost a lot of it over the years. Kevin is very knowledgeable and patient and he explains things very well. I would recommend him wholeheartedly.

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Reston 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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Took Guitar lessons from Russell P.
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"Mr. Chris is really pleasant and fun teacher. He was on time and made his first lesson very interesting. He reviewed my son patiently for whatever he has learned before and then introduced him to some new notes. He didn’t rush with the time and made sure my son is comfortable with him.
Looking forward to the next class with him.👍🏻"
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Took Guitar lessons from Chris V.
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"Really enjoyed Michelle. She was very patient and kind.
Love her beautiful attitude."
Sylvia
Took Guitar lessons from Michelle W.
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"My daughter has been taking lessons from Mark for several months. She is doing great. She enjoys the lessons and looks forward to them each week. Mark is a fantastic teacher and keeps the lessons interesting and entertaining by understanding the music she enjoys and relating with her on that level. I highly recommend him as a teacher."
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Took Guitar lessons from Mark W.
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"My daughter loves Lilia!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Lilia B.
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"This was the first time I ever took a guitar lesson and I found Michael to be friendly and easy to understand his instructions."
Tia
Took Guitar lessons from Michael S.
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"Juan is awesome. He makes learning guitar easy and never complicates it .. and makes it fun. He's a great teacher."
Dionne
Took Guitar lessons from Juan C.
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"Hi Nikita taught several of my children for over three years on violin and on guitar. Of several instructors we interviewed he was by far the best. Nikita is so encouraging and really strives to help the kids reach their potential. He is an excellent musician and an excellent teacher and that combination is not easy to find. My oldest daughter is studying to become a music ed teacher so we have had a lot of experience with music teachers."
Patricia
Took Guitar lessons from Nikita B.
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"Loved the first session. I like the friendly and observant teaching style of Ahmad. I feel like I am a notch better already. The guy can really play, never heard my Les Paul sounding that good."
Priyadarshi
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Patient, thorough and encouringing. Super teacher!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Geoff A.
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