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Justin P.

Centreville, VA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
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Justin P.

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From tango, latin, polka, folk, jazz, and everything else we can figure out!

About Justin

Justin is an active performer in the Metropolitan area. He has worked with several different music acts. He has lead rock groups, once opening for the famous Jefferson Starship. He has conducted orchestras for musical theater, coordinated and performed church music programs, plays accordion for f

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Justin is not only an incredible piano player, but he is an equally incredible teacher. Really knows his stuff and makes it fun. One of his strengths is his versatility - he can play and teach just about any style of music. This allows his to tailor his lessons to fit each student's specific interests.
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Mark V S.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $80
  • Speaks Russian, English, German
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded Outstanding Faculty Award 2013-2014, Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Los Angeles from Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Los Angeles
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Mark V S.

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I still don't understand why so many people laugh when you say "accordion"! Let's show them different! This is one of the most expressive, international, fun, and emotional instruments out there! So much more than just "polkas": Argentinian tangos, German beer songs, French cafe, Southern Zydeco, Irish Celtic music, Russian folk, Italian melodic, and the list goes on... Bottom line: I love this instrument because it is FUN and VERY "produceable". Half of it is an arsenal of buttons while the other half is a good 'ol keyboard, and depending on which model you have, there are many tonal buttons to thoroughly change its personality -- no electricity needed!

I can teach you how to create some fun and inspired music on it regardless of your musical tastes, as long as you have a PIANO ACCORDION -- not JUST buttons like a bayan or concertina (sorry -- please note that I do NOT teach chromatic/diatonic button accordion or "virtual/electronic accordions" such as the Roland series -- just

About Mark V

Mark V has been “Specializing In Melody” since the age of 5 when he discovered his natural ability to play and create catchy tunes by teaching himself the harmonica by ear. He went on to learn the accordion at 10, the piano at 12, MIDI and synthesizers at 15, the guitar at 30, and a long list of o

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Steve L.
Great lesson, already progressing on 3rd lesson and believe me I know absolutely nothing. Thanks
Steve L.
My first lesson with Mark was amazing. Very knowledgeable and intuitive. He was very relaxed and made me feel right at home. He was encouraging and you definitely get the feeling he is doing something that he loves. I feel like I learned a lot and have some practicing to do. Thank you for the lessons.
Drew H.
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Sam K.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1992
  • B.S. in Energy Technology Graduated 1985 from Penn State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Sam K.

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Piano Accordion

About Sam

I play and teach Guitar (Electric/Acoustic), Bass (Electric/Upright), 5-String Banjo (Bluegrass and Old-timey), Violin/Fiddle, Mandolin, Dobro, Pedal Steel Guitar and Lap Steel Guitar, Ukulele, Piano and Piano Accordion. I have been teaching in the Pittsburgh area for over 20 years and owned my mus

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Catherine
Sam was awesome - is a wealth of knowledge and skill and had so much to share. I will definitely be going back for many more lessons!
Katharina K.
Sam is very patient with this novice student and has given great practice tips for improvement.
Marc S.
Great first lesson with Sam. Learned a lot the entire way through

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Andrew M.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $29
  • Music from Wayne State University
  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Andrew M.

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Music college graduate, with plenty of experience in real-world musical settings and five years of teaching experience. When it comes to teaching I have plenty of patience and no judgment!
My goal is to help you define realistic goals and then, how to obtain them. If you are unsure of what your goals are, that's okay too. We can cover the basics and in time, find out what your musical interests are. However, I expect my students to work towards improving their skills by practicing a little each day, or as I like to say students need to be hitting the woodshed.
My lessons are tailored toward each student's goals but I always include certain topics. The core of my teaching involves a clear understanding of rhythm, scales, chords, and music notation. In addition, I enjoy music theory and always work it into my lesson. Personally, knowing the form and function, or the why of song structure is important for musicians to understand.
In addition to theory, we will work on ...

About Andrew

Hello! My name is Andrew M. and I obtained my Bachelor of Arts in Music at Wayne State University in Detroit Michigan. During my undergraduate, I became a proficient composer, arranger, and performer. I perform solo piano at wedding ceremonies, wedding receptions, and private events. I also, per

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Zach
I've been taking lessons from Andrew for almost 2 years now. He's a great teacher; he's patient, encouraging and accommodating. He builds a strong foundation for playing and understanding music by focusing on the fundamentals first and foremost. I highly recommend him as a teacher!
Gare
I came to Andrew as an intermediate-to-advanced level pianist looking to learn jazz piano. Andrew does a great job pacing his lessons to push new ideas and techniques without being overwhelming. He will also relate the techniques he teaches to how he plays in real life, which is extremely helpful. Andrew is very easy to get along with and is also very responsive between lessons. I'd recommend him for any skill level

Grey W.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1975
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Grey W.

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Let's have fun! Learn finger position on keyboard, learn notes, time and key signatures. Learn to sight read music, right hand and left hand on basses. Learn note values, accent marks, and most important, expression! Learn scales, and chord structures, including chromatic! Music theory, arranging,and composition are available.

About Grey

Hi there! My name is Grey. I grew up in the Lawrence Welk era. I started teaching for Milton Mann Accordion Studios, in 1975. I received a B.A. in Liberal Studies/Music from Cal State San Bernardino, Ca. I have played in weddings and mostly non-profit organizations, especially at Christmas time.

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Teresa P.
Knowledgeable and very helpful.
Nancy
Grey hung in there even with all my connection problems. Then he taught me accordian information that I had been thinking about, but never knew the answer to before, because I have been out of the picture for so long. It was just the right timing from my 5 previous lessons. I am looking forward to my next lesson. I just need to get in enough practice time. My learning curve is in my hands now. Until the next lesson.
Thanks Grey
Al
My name is Al Philipp, used to serve in ministry with Grey and what an awesome gift God has given him in music. Grey would play all kinds of music and my favorites were the old hymns and the contemporary Christian music, but when he broke out the polka music it would get your heart pumpin and your feet jumpin. Yes Grey is very good with the accordion with a great personality to go along with his teaching ability. I highly recommend Grey if you are wanting to learn this instrument.
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Mac M.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $100
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Master from Business School Germany
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Mac M.

2 Reviews
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I can't really talk too much about how other teachers work, and also don't want to. But I know I have and always had many happy and successful students. From kids, adults, professionals, hobbyists to people who retired and finally have time to fulfill a life goal.

About Mac

Hello Students, Parents, Grandparents and all the other happy people. :) Just send me a message if you are interested in taking lessons and we go from there and figure out what goals you have and how we can take it from there. I teach kids (my youngest was 4 years old when we started), adults, pr

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Jeff
Marcel is an extremely capable German tutor. He has an extensive understanding of German and will out of his way to help you learn.
Friederike
I take lessons from Marcel for about 5 years now. We started with Accordion and I asked him later if he could teach me German as well. I knew he would teach German. No I am taking 3 hours accordion and mostly 2-3 hours German on the weekends and I am loving it.

I can truly say he is one of the best teachers / tutors out there. He is not only super patient but puts so much heart and passion into the lessons.

I know he is mostly super busy but if you have the chance to take lessons with him, I would say GO FOR IT! :)

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"Grey has a passion for his accordion music! He enjoys playing just for fun and is very skilled. As his wife, I get the reward of his years of learning and practice in that I get wonderful live music to listen to often. Grey has a desire to share his skill with others that would like to share his passion for music. 💚"
Carol
Took Accordion lessons from Grey W.
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"Need an accordion player for a party. Any suggestions or contacts.
Doing Oktoberfest theme. Great gig, pay is good."
jim
Took Accordion lessons from Alex L.
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"I really like Mark! He is a very good teacher, and he is also very fun. :)"
Dmitri
Took Accordion lessons from Mark V S.
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"Rob was very cool. He Made me feel comfortable as i was a little nervous about The lesson & how it would go. I would reccomend him to anyone inter esteso in Accordion lessons."
Kathy
Took Accordion lessons from Rob S.
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"Grey is an amazing player. His patience and hands-on approach to teaching and learning make him an ideal instructor for the novice and those who just need a refresher."
Jim
Took Accordion lessons from Grey W.
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"Rodrigo is a patient teacher who is a great musician. I have only had one lesson with him, but believe I will make good progress in learning the cajun accordion."
Barbara Judd
Took Accordion lessons from Rodrigo R.
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"Mark makes the lessons intuitive and easy to follow. The lessons are varied, and he builds skills into each lesson with fun and helpful methods."
Anette
Took Accordion lessons from Mark V S.
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"Knowledgeable and very helpful."
Teresa
Took Accordion lessons from Grey W.
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"Rodrigo is very musically knowledgable and has great teaching skills."
Julie Best
Took Accordion lessons from Rodrigo R.
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"Excellent first lesson. Very patient and great teaching method."
Paul
Took Accordion lessons from Rob S.
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