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Lena E.

31 Reviews
Centreville, VA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
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Lena E.

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Specializing in a comprehensive approach to music which includes instrumental technique, music theory, rhythm and aural skills, music history and appreciation, music performance and songwriting in order to build a solid foundation in musicianship. Pop, Rock, Country and Folk genres.

About Lena

GUITAR CURRICULUM (VOCAL INSTRUCTION CURRICULUM SEE BELOW): You like music. I like music. You want to learn how to play guitar. I can teach you how to play guitar, and so much more. It's that simple. I have real-world experience in getting out there and playing guitar in a band, in front of a

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Lyle
I decided to write an updated review after roughly a year of lessons. I feel fortunate to have connected with Lena as she has exactly the balance of skills I needed for my musical goals. Having an instructor that has performed live, that understands the realities of being on a stage, and can still give you all of the detailed work needed to improve vocals, songwriting, instrumentation... I really don't think you can go wrong here. You don't have to play live to get the benefit, but finding someone who can guide you through both music and performance was not an easy search. 5/5 rating from me.
Katie V.
Lena is great! Very patient and encouraging. I always look forward to having lessons with her.
Kristen
I can't express just how glad I am that I found Lena two years ago when my sons wanted to learn how to play the guitar. Her approach is perfect and makes them love learning and playing. They're also learning how to perform (playing and singing) on-stage, which has so many added benefits, musically and personally. I can't imagine there's a better teacher and experience around.

David S.

16 Reviews
Clifton, VA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Awarded Music Department Award 2003 from Salisbury University
  • B.A. in Music Composition 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 playin

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Tyler J.

Frederick, MD
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Music from Towson State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tyler J.

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Children and adults alike benefit from and enjoy the personalized elements of our teaching style. We provide students the opportunity to learn the fundamentals and techniques necessary to become skilled musicians, and are always happy to help students work toward their individual goals for learning. We believe strongly that learning should be fun. We work hard to ensure an enjoyable learning experience. In making sure that students enjoy what they are learning, we add value to the skills that are taught, by fostering a true appreciation for the joy music can bring.

About Tyler

Children and adults alike benefit from and enjoy the personalized elements of our teaching style. We provide students the opportunity to learn the fundamentals and techniques necessary to become skilled musicians, and are always happy to help students work toward their individual goals for learnin

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John B.

93 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music from Howard University
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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 musi

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Basma E.
John is a great teacher and musician, he is really patient and professional, I enjoy every class.
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Ken M.
Enjoying my lessons. John understands my questions and answers them thoroughly. Has many materials at hand for the student.
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Alex G.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Russian and Ukranian
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alex G.

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Various styles of Guitar depending on the students interest are being taught. Students will learn how to improvise, write their own music and learn students of other artists very quickly.

About Alex

Hi, my name is Alex and I'm a Professional Guitar / Music Teacher with B.A. and M.A. in Guitar / Music Education. I have over 25 years of experience giving private lessons and teaching in schools in the Tri-state area to students of all ages and levels, from a complete beginner to advanced. I cov

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Wilson
Alex is a very patient and down to earth teacher. I've had teachers before but none have helped me progress as fast as Alex. He is very knowledgeable and shows me what a wonderful instrument the guitar is. I'm always excited to play more after our lessons. Would highly recommend him to anyone who wants to pick up the guitar.
Edward
I've been Alex's student for over 3 years and I've definitely noticed how much of a great teacher he is. He is very resourceful and knowledgeable so he can teach a lot of different genres from classical to the pop songs we hear today. His ability to teach makes it easy for me to learn and understand songs and pieces. Not only that, Alex cares about my progress and makes sure that I'm not confused or lost about any of the material he teaches me. In my time with Alex, I've noticed how much progress I've made and definitely recommend him for anyone who's looking to learn how to play the guitar.
Calum
Very patient with our 9-year-old
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Justin S.

5 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Justin S.

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I've been playing guitar professionally for 9 years. Every lesson comes with resources to improve so that you stay engaged with your guitar throughout the week. I make the learning process fun and identify ways to help you learn your instrument effectively. My aim is for you to reach your goals and become a better musician!

First, I ask you questions about your goals as a guitar student (maybe you want to focus on learning songs, or you want to work on chords, strumming, or something else). If you don't have any idea, we simply start with the basics (tuning, strumming, knowing the notes of each string, simple chords, easiest strum patterns, etc.), and then move on to more complicated tasks, such as progressions or scales. What's most important to me is that we orient each lesson to what you are trying to accomplish.

Please note that I teach beginner guitar and do not teach music theory or sight-reading. Let me know if you’re interested, and we’ll schedule your first lesson today!

About Justin

I am a professional guitarist and bass guitarist with a passion for helping beginner musicians hone their craft. I've toured in China, and have played with some of the best musicians in Austin, TX. I've developed students of all ages to excel musically with individually-tailored development plans.

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Liam
Justin is a fantastic teacher! He did a great job on providing insightful guidance on how to transform from a beginner to a proficient guitarist. Great teacher, and fun person to be around. Highly recommend!
Eric
Justin is both knowledgeable but also professional when it comes to teaching, leading, and playing the guitar. He is patient and will work with you in all situations.
Evan
Justin has always proven himself to be hard working, professional, and dedicated to his craft. He’s always prepared, motivated, and he has awesome leadership qualities. 10/10 definitely recommend Justin!

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Waterford is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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Took Guitar lessons from Grant H.
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At 49 I am an old dog trying to learn a new trick. Robert has been very patient with me and he has been more then accommodating as far as rescheduling lessons for me when I am out of town.
I highly recommend Robert for guitar lessons!!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Robert C.
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"Just the first lesson so hard to judge but James was very professional and seems like he is heavy on technique as well as theory which will be good for me, looking forward to applying myself and seeing if I can get some good playing skills"
Blake
Took Guitar lessons from James R.
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"Love it! Easy going, easy to understand, great tips and techniques I can use to get stronger more quickly. Looking forward to next week!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Don C.
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"Great teacher, I'm learning a lot. Can't wait to try what I learned after every lesson. Working with Dave will have you shredding in no time."
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Took Guitar lessons from Dave K.
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"Alex was wonderful and my daughter enjoyed her lesson. He is very clear and responsive to questions. He helped her figure out what she needed and wanted from her lessons so no time was wasted. Alex has a good way about him when communicating with his students and my daughter is looking froward to her next lesson. Excellent teacher!!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Alexander A.
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"I am a beginner that was stuck with not knowing what to do with the knowledge I had from online sources, ie chords, scales and phrasing. Everything I did sounded the same because of my strumming patterns were all the same. Aimee got right to work in just the right area to help me hear new sounds by different strumming patterns. I am very pleased with Aimee's teaching style and environment. Looking forward to second lesson."
Dave
Took Guitar lessons from Aimee B.
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"What can I say about Eric other than his the best Guitar teacher ever. He spots your weaknesses and fill in those blanks and all while learning to play songs you love. His method is much more intuitive than a classroom environment. Because of him my progression was fast and I can play a lot of songs and I have a deeper understanding of what it takes to play.

If your looking to start your journey on becoming a rock god you can't go wrong with him."
Derrek
Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"You'll never find anyone better!

My daughter has been taking lessons with Jason since she was 5 years old, almost 6 years now. Watching her progress over the years has been amazing to see, and seeing how Jason's lessons evolve with her shows how versitile he can be. Starting out with very basic lessons, now to some complex chords; and various styles of music along the way. Julia has worked on songs that range from The Little Mermaid to Johnny Cash, Jingle Bells to The Civil Wars, and Jason has made it fun all along the way. He makes it challenging for her, while not so tough that she gets discouraged, all the while pushing her to try new techniques making her better. She looks forward to sitting with Jason every week."
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Took Guitar lessons from Jason F.
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"Out of all of the music lessons and music instructors that I ever had, Tom was by far my favorite. Never did a lesson seem boring or monotonous. He knows a wide variety of genres and music styles, and shows incredible passion to Music itself . Some instructors just teach you how to play an instrument, but Tom does more than that, by teaching music theory you not only have the ability to play music, but to understand and even write it as well. I am very grateful for being able to have had him as my guitar instructor and would definitely recommend him to anyone who is serious about learning and playing music."
Brody
Took Guitar lessons from Thomas M.
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