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Michael K.

7 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks ENGLISH
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Michael K.

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About Michael

- I teach beginners, and intermediate guitar students. - My students' ages range from 8 years to older adults. - Styles taught: Folk, Folk Rock, and Classical - I have taught guitar for more than 10 years. - I have performed professionally for o

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Matt
I have been taking lessons from Michael for about 9 months, and it has been one of the best experiences I have ever had. He is an excellent guitar player, and instructor. He is patient, thorough, and very willing to pace his instruction with the ability of the student. I am in my late 50's and he is just the person I had hoped for in a teacher. I consider going to lesson not a chore, but a pleasure.
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Great start!
Mohammed Al Dhaheri
I just started to learn how to play guitar. It is hard to learn , but Micheal makes it easier to learn.

Barbara R.

9 Reviews
Fairfax Station, VA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Barbara R.

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About Barbara

Singing is my life! I trained classically from 4/1972 - 4/83, then continued concentrated self study for 5 years. I sang for Voice of America and National Geographic Explorer specials before becoming voice coach for the MD Renaissance Festival. I have sung professionally since '83 and have taught

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Marc E D.
I have been taking lessons from Barbara for 3 to 4 months now.I live in a condo so when I practice every 2 weeks I take my PA.over to my x girl friends house to practice .She is the person who got me started 12 years ago and she knows my voice well.She rarely compliments me on anything which is common for an x girlfriend, however the last 2 times I practiced at her house ,she cracks a big smile and says with suprise"You have gotten better!"Thanks Barbara!
Marc E D.
Barbara was great,she knows her stuff.Looking foward to my next lesson with her.Also fantastic personality!
Frank B.
Barbara is fantastic. She has such a strong background in vocal performance and taking good care of your instrument. She's lso a lot of fun and has great enthusiasm.
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Milena A.

3 Reviews
Falls Church, VA
Starting at $62
  • Speaks english, Serbo-Croatian
  • Teaches students 6 to 60
  • Master of Violin Performance from The Catholic University of America
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Milena A.

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I am a professional violinist and violin instructor in the Washington, DC Metro Area.
Currently teaching in Arlington, VA and Washington DC area, I have been a private violin instructor for over 7 years. I have a great love for music and hope to be able to pass it on to anyone eager to learn. I teach beginner to advanced violin students of any age, child to adult (adults, it’s never too late to learn if you have always wanted to!). Although there is no specified age limit, children younger than the age of 6 are admitted only at my discretion.
Send me a message and let's start playing together!!

About Milena

My musical career started in my hometown of Belgrade, Serbia, and has lead me on a journey all around the world. After obtaining a Bachelor’s of Music degree from University of Belgrade in 2008, I received The Catherine Royce Alderson Memorial scholarship for an Artist Diploma program at the presti

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Vivian
Milena taught me everything with a firm but gentle hand, and really pushed me to be the best I could be. Her lessons were really personalized to what I was capable of, and although I hit some rough spots it was usually because of my own practice habits. All in all, I’m very glad I had her as my teacher.
Bryce
Milena really knows her stuff. She’s very consistent and really focused on teaching. If you follow her instructions you will improve. Thank you for the lessons Milena! I promise I will get better at practicing!
Rashmi
My daughter has blossomed under Milena and has developed a real love for playing the violin. Milena has very high standards for her students and is supportive and encouraging. My daughter looks forward to her lessons each week.

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Chris B.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Bachelor of Music (Jazz Performance) from New York University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chris B.

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I have a Bachelor's in Music performance, for which I received extensive theory education. I also have been applying that knowledge for decades through transcription, arrangement, and musical direction for various groups.

About Chris

I'm a bass player, educator, composer, arranger and band leader living in Brooklyn, NY, and am active in a diverse group of projects that include polka, jazz, classical, and commercial music. I've been teaching double bass and electric bass for 20 years, and have recently added synth bass to my le

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Tyrel L.
Chris is very knowledgeable and a great teacher.I have had only 3 lessons with him and I can already see an improvement in my playing and technique. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!
Alex S.
He's very knowledgeable and able to adapt to the student's needs. I highly recommend him.
Andy O.
Chris is really knowledgeable and a great teacher. I’m excited to get to work with him on an instrument I’ve always wanted to play.
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Natalie L.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Master of Music from New York University
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Natalie L.

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There is no such thing as a musician with poor ear-training; it is a necessary skill for becoming fluent in the language of music. I teach ear-training as part of instrumental lessons (voice and piano) and a lessons by-themselves. You will learn how to read a vocal line by sight (without the aide of a piano), tap out rhythms, identify harmonic and melodic intervals, hear the difference between various chords in a harmonic progression, and transcribe music.

About Natalie

Natalie is a NYU and BMI Workshop trained composer of songs, musicals, and concert music who has helped many songwriters find their voice and fine-tune their skills. She is particularly adept at identifying what is keeping a song from working (whether it be music, lyrics or both) and helping writer

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Linda W.
Natalie was a good listener and gave me good suggestions in ways to practice and to improve the piano skills I already have. Which I appreciate
Oren
First lesson was great.

Natalie very knowledgeable in piano. Patient

Flexible to your interests as to style of play and approach.
Viviann
Great first lesson, looking forward to the next.
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Anthony P.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Awarded 1st Chair All-Region Jazz Band from Texas Region Jazz Band
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Commercial Music from University of Texas at El Paso
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Anthony P.

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As a kid I remembered the feeling after my first drum lesson and couldn't wait to go back to my next one. My goal is to make YOU a better player and have you continue to strive for success! I adapt to any custom goals that my students want to reach as well as giving you the tools that you need to reach those goals! I look forward to working with you soon! :)

About Anthony

Hello! My name is Anthony I am a Drummer/Percussionist from El Paso, TX specializing in teaching Drum-Set, Orchestral Snare, and Marching Percussion. I work as a clinician/tutor at local area middle schools and high schools working with Drum Lines, Symphony Percussionists and Jazz Band Rhythm secti

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Chioma O.
Great first class. I'm confident that I will learn how to use the drums
Christine Ponce-Diaz
Excellent, very skilled, and professional instructor! I have taken lessons for a short time and I am already learning so much. He is so helpful and available for any questions or concerns I have about my technique. I highly recommend him as an instructor!
Ricki
Anthony has been a GREAT instructor for my son. He’s easy going, communicates well, and makes my son feel super comfortable. He’s helped him for his tryouts for all region jazz band as well as high school drum line. I highly recommend him.

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"Our first lesson covered so much, our daughter connected strat away. Looking forward to lesson #2"
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Took Piano lessons from Randy L.
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"Ed is an effective teacher that is patient and talented. He plays the bass effortlessly and has awesome taste in music! If you're a rock or metal fan and want to learn guitar or bass, you found your teacher. Thanks Ed!"
Jessie
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Edward E.
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"I've known Nathaniel a long time and he is a great guitarist! Highly recommended."
Josh
Took Guitar lessons from Nathaniel M.
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"Susanna worked with me at Winstead Elem. School in Wilson, NC as an Ass. Principal. Susanna was a go getter, very professional and always trustworthy. She went beyond her duties as an AP and even played her instrument at a couple if events. This showed the students anothe side of her besides just being their AP. She had a wonderful repoire with all the students and they respected her kindness. Susanna would be an asset to any company or job she was asked to do."
Amy
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"I have been working with Molly for almost a year now and she is great. She is very patient and knows how to make you feel comfortable. I always look forward to going to our thirty minute session and afterwards i am always in the mood to just sing my heart out. I highly recommend working with her."
Tatiana
Took Singing lessons from Molly M.
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"I've been very happy with Ben - he has been very helpful and encouraging, and his playing is very nice. He knows his stuff and is happy to share his knowledge and experience. I certainly appreciate his enthusiasm for the guitar."
Francis Govers
Took Guitar lessons from Ben H.
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"Melissa was great. Thank you Melissa."
Mason
Took Ukulele lessons from Melissa M.
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"I brought my five-year-old son to Molly ten months ago to help prepare him for a choir class. My son wasn't overly enthused at first. With a lot of patience and understanding on Molly’s part, he’s come around to looking forward to their sessions together. He’s now six and can match pitch and learn multi-verse songs. He sings along to his favorite songs in the car although he complains, “Daddy, I don’t want to sing, I just can’t help myself.” That spontaneous urge to break out in song was just what I had hoped for my son. Thank you, Molly!"
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Took Singing lessons from Molly M.
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"Our daughter, Grace, took lessons from Alex and had a wonderful experience. Alex did great finding out what her goal for playing was, right off the bat. For Grace, she wanted to be able to accompany her own singing. She picked some songs, they worked out the chords together, and pinpointed some riffs for her to learn. (The same thing everyone has to do when they learn a new song.) It was just great that Alex showed Grace that front-end work to learn a song pays off. On top of all of this, Alex is a super nice guy! Fun to work with and always supportive of his students!"
Grace
Took Guitar lessons from Alex B.
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