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  • 10 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Burke, VA

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I perform at clubs and private events in Northern VA and Maryland. My music covers rock, pop, country, and bluegrass. I teach beginners, from knowing how to tune to the many basic chords, strumming, and picking on acoustic guitars. I will also help you learn to have fun with your guitar.

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We are one of best music schools in USA specialized on teaching piano performance with a unique opportunity for students to perform at most prestigious concert halls in USA and abroad. We have teachers with a very high professional skill, worldly recognized method of piano teaching and a wide experience with all ages of students (children from 3 to 18 years old and adults) and all levels or stages of learning. We're also available for teaching other music instruments: violin, viola, guitar, trumpet, etc.; music theory/history; and vocal training. Monthly payment is available, and there are no contracts.

  • 9 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
  • Annandale, VA

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Piano lessons Voice lessons Guitar lessons Lessons are personalized to each student's individual strengths! Every student is different, so every lesson is different. Math (through calculus) tutoring School academic tutoring

  • 23 years in business
  • Washington, DC

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I provide guitar lessons for children and adults. Learn jazz, classical, and rock. I have 20 years of experience, low prices and flexible schedule. I can travel to a student's location on request. I am a teacher and a performer. I have trained tons of students starting with different levels. Two of my students were awarded full-ride scholarships to Berkeley College of Music! I teach beginners and advance level musicians. I teach bass guitar, electro guitar and acoustic guitar. I teach different techniques and skills.

  • 10 years in business
  • 1 hires on Thumbtack
  • Glenwood, MD

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We offer music instruction for guitar, voice, bass, drums, piano, keyboards, saxophone and trumpet. We teach in a music conservatory atmosphere. Our faculty is highly experienced in instruction and performance. Most instructors hold music degrees. We offer contemporary and practical music instruction that is fun and extremely effective. Our students go to all state competitions, and are accepted to major music schools such as Berkeley College, NYU, The New School and North Texas State and Indiana University, to name a few. Many of our students get full scholarships.

  • 9 years in business
  • Ashburn, VA

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The school was stablished in 2008, as Brambleton Piano Studio and has grown into Opus School of Music and Conservatory. Opus offers individualized beginner, intermediate, and advanced lessons to children and adults. Our professional instruction is one-on-one and provided by classically trained musicians with years of teaching experience. - Lessons are held year-round - Every instructor in our studio teaches piano, but we also offer voice, guitar, and violin. - We teach students of all ages, starting at the age of 3 - Our students perform two recitals per year - Ribbons and trophies are awarded to students twice per year - We use the Royal Conservatory curriculum. - Our instructors have experience preparing students for the National Piano Certification Exam Opus School of Music and Conservatory boasts qualified instructors with a wide range of expertise and teaching styles. Our instructors work together toward the common goal of developing a high level of musicianship in our students and community. After the initial assessment, every student is matched to the right teacher to ensure the longevity of the teaching experience and a proper skill development. Even though each student has an individual teacher, we are like one big family! Joining our studio is a great way to make friends and meet people who are truly passionate about music. Join our Facebook page for studio news and updates. Our instructors have been certified by the Royal Conservatory of Music to train students for the National Piano Certification Exam. Students interested in this program should speak with the studio director.

  • 33 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Westminster, MD

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Offering private individual instruction as well as master classes, in piano, guitar, and music theory. From kindergarten age up to adults, beginners up to advanced students, focusing on keyboard skills proficiency, ensemble experience, as well as solo performance in all genres of music. Discover the satisfaction, adventure, and joy of learning to play the piano or guitar! It has been my joy and privilege to teach many students over the past 31 years and to see them grow into accomplished and capable musicians!

  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • Bowie, MD

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We are a commercial guitar school dedicated to helping guitar students learn in an easy-to-understand and structured format. For more info, please visit the link provided.

  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Baltimore, MD

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Whether you are a total beginner hoping to learn your first chords or an experienced player trying to develop some new guitar skills, my lesson program is both enjoyable and effective. For beginner students, we'll spend the first half of each lesson developing fundamental skills on the guitar, including using a pick, strumming, learning new chords, and playing melodies. For the second half of the lesson, we'll learn a particular song or musical piece that you are interested in, applying the fundamentals we developed in the first half. You will be learning new skills and then immediately applying them to the music you like. It is important to me to keep the environment fun and creative while also maintaining an effective learning experience. For more advanced students, I can teach you the ins and outs of a particular musical idiom of your choosing. We can also work to develop more advanced techniques on the guitar, by exploring scale patterns, chord voicing, alternate tunings, and advanced rhythmic skills.

  • 7 years in business
  • 1 hires on Thumbtack
  • Catonsville, MD

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Sahffi is pleased to offer private lessons at her home studio in Catonsville, Maryland, and from anywhere via Skype. Sahffi offers vocal coaching and beginner guitar and French horn lessons, as well as songwriting and performance coaching. She also offers small-group instruction. A graduate of The Peabody Conservatory, Sahffi has taught privately for over 10 years. "Teaching is a natural extension of my musical journey," she says. "I love helping people connect with their music through enjoying the art of musical expression."

  • 3 years in business
  • Owings Mills, MD

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We offer group guitar lessons for beginners. First class is free! Learn guitar with your friends! Get one free class with each referral. We offer the following schedule: * adult's class - Thursdays, 5:45-6:30 p.m. * youth class - Thursdays 4:45-5:30 p.m. * electric or acoustic classes

  • 8 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Martinsburg, WV

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The JSwan School of Music is a private music school that provides quality group and private music lessons in piano, drums and guitar for ages 5 to adult. We are located in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia, serving Martinsburg and the surrounding areas. Our instructors has over 35 years of experience. Morning, afternoon and evening hours are available. Please feel free to visit our website for more information and to also take advantage of our free online registration.

  • 1 hires on Thumbtack
  • Severna Park, MD

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I provide private guitar lessons in your home. I specialize in beginner and intermediate private guitar instruction for both kids and adults. I have over 17 years of combined coaching, guitar, and higher education experience (and have been performing as a professional musician, singer and songwriter since age 19). I am flexible, and I understand that my students are busy; so we'll set up programs to accommodate your (or your child's) busy life. I want you to stick with the guitar and accomplish your goals, whether that's learning a solid foundation in music or just being able to play the songs that you love (so that guitar that you bought for your son or daughter last Christmas stops gathering dust in the corner of the closet). I understand that kids and adults learn in different ways, so we'll structure each lesson in a way that works for you. I also know that you don't have all the time in the world to practice; that's okay! We'll keep that in mind as we set up your goals (and I won't make you feel guilty if you miss a lesson or don't practice enough), but we'll still make sure that you learn what you set out to learn (and impress your friends, parents, grandparents, neighbors, wife or husband, etc. with your superior guitar skills). I can also provide recording and performance opportunities for interested students. Lessons are either on-site (in Severna Park, MD), or we can set up lessons in your home. Again, I'm flexible.

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Daniel Magnolia teaches guitar and music lessons to adults and children ages 9 and up. He is a music motivator who specializes in teaching beginners to become aspiring musicians who want to play rock, folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter, alt-country music and more. These are guitar lessons to be sure, but the emphasis is on performing music and having fun! Following are Magnolia Guitar Highlights: * Personalized Lessons * Individual and Group Lessons * Customized Worksheets * Flexible Scheduling * Pre-Paid Lesson Discount * Free Digital Lesson Recordings * Personalized Gift Certificates * Free Attendance To The Musicians Workshop Cash, check and credit card are accepted. It's easy to find a teacher who's a good guitar player. It's harder to find a guitar player that's a good teacher. Thank you for visiting. Remember to have fun, and practice with a purpose!

  • Westminster, MD

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I have been giving guitar lessons for several years now, teaching anything from blues, funk, rock, jazz, reggae, music theory, songwriting, and more. I am the founder of Dragon Rock Camp which takes place every summer at Glenelg Country School. It is where we teach kids ages seven to 16 how to play, write, and eventually perform at the Mulitz Theatre. I teach children and adults of all ages and any skill level. It is never too late to start learning an instrument!

  • Fairfax, VA

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I am a veteran of the rock scene with extensive touring experience and opening up for bands like AC/DC, The Monkees, The J. Geils Band, The Romantics, Roxy Music and many more. I have been teaching rock guitar to beginners and intermediates for over 15 years. I do not use books or theory; I believe in getting the student to play the songs they love and get them into performance shape asap. All you do is bring the enthusiasm and we will get you there! Adults are welcome. Many glowing references are available upon request. Rock n Roll isn't algebra, it's fun!

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The academy is a cool and casual place for learning music. Come see our fabulous new facility where you will enjoy a clean and happy musical experience. Our music lessons can be personalized or with individual attention. We give instruction for all ages, from kids to adults, teens, and pre-schoolers. We teach piano, guitar, voice lessons, flute, clarinet, sax, trumpet, violin, viola, cello, bass, and drums. We offer group lessons for pre-school children. We have flexible hours for working parents and homeschool families. We provide quality instrument rentals for school band and orchestra programs. We have great prices on rebuilt and guaranteed pianos.

  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hires on Thumbtack
  • Germantown, MD

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I am willing to teach anyone who is willing to learn something new and interesting about music. - - I have 11 years experience in playing guitar. - My lessons tend to incorporate knowledge of other instruments, such as piano, drums, and bass guitar; this blend is there to show how multiple instruments can influence each other (such as, a band or an orchestra). - - I teach private lessons in the Germantown area. - The music genres that I teach often are contemporary jazz, alternative (singer/songwriter), folk, and rock. I have noticed that a lot of the songs I taught came mostly from the alternative/adult alternative genre (such as 3 Doors Down). - -My most notable venues are when I played at The W Hotel in DC and The Mansion on O Street.

  • 1 hires on Thumbtack
  • Fairfax, VA

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As a former (retired) high school lead teacher of at-risk students, I have had many years of experience in both math and English subjects. In addition, I have as many years of experience working with Adult Education Schools with students of all ages, working towards their GED. I am also a seasoned Professional Guitarist having played numerous venues on both the East and West Coasts. Let me assist you in attaining your Educational and/or Musical Goals!

  • 6 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Rockville, MD

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RockMeGuitars is a fun, energy-packed and safe environment where kids are encouraged to love God, music, their band members, and their electric guitar or bass. Our desire is to partner with parents to teach kids (6 and up) basic music skills using technology, rock, blues and worship, and this to serve as foundation for their musical growth and performances in their lives. Music as a language is our priority. The Method 1) Music is a language...... By: Victor Wooten. Both music and verbal languages serve the same purpose. They are both forms of expression. They can be used as a way to communicate with others, they can be read and written, then can make you laugh or cry, think or question and can speak to one or many and both can definitely make you move. "Music works better than the spoken word because it doesn't have to be understood to be effective." In some instances, music works better than the spoken word because it doesn't have to be understood to be effective. Although many musicians agree that music is a "language" it is rarely treated as such. Many of us treat it as something that can only be learned by following a strict regiment under the tutelage of a skilled teacher. This approach has been followed for hundreds of years with proven success... But it takes a long time. Too long. Think about the first language you learned as a child. More importantly, think about how you learned it. "You were allowed to make mistakes." You were a baby when you first started speaking and even though you spoke the language incorrectly you were allowed to make mistakes - and the more mistakes you made, the more your parents smiled! Learning to speak was not something you were sent somewhere to do only a few times a week. The majority of people you spoke to were not beginners, they were already proficient speakers. Imagine your parents forcing to only speak to other babies until you were good enough to speak to them! You'd probably be an adult before you could carry on a proper conversation. To use a musical term, as a baby you were allowed to "jam" with professionals. If we approach music in the same natural way we approached our first language, we would learn to speak it in the same short time it took to speak our first language. Proof of this can be seen in almost any family where a child grows up with other musicians in the family. Here are a few keys to follow in learning guitar or bass: In the beginning we embrace mistakes instead of correcting them. Like a child playing air guitar there are no wrong notes. Allow young musicians to play and perform with accomplished musicians on a daily basis. Encourage young musicians to play more than they practice. The more they play, the more they will practice on their own. Music comes from the musician, not the instrument. 2) RockSmith 2014 becomes your personal accomplished musician or band for you to play in a daily basis as it monitors how you play, dynamically adjusts difficulty to your skill level, then slowly introduces more notes and phrases until you're playing your favorite songs note-for-note. Lead Rhythm and bass lines. Rocksmith 2014 teaches you fast and effectively by letting you plug any real guitar or bass directly into your Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation3 computer entertainment system, Windows PC or Mac. The Rocksmith Method will first make sure you can PLAY the instrument. You will play your favorite songs. You will learn a new technique every month. Rocksmith is designed to match the way your guitar is laid out, so there's no need to interpret tablature or learn sheet music to get started. Have strings on your guitar? You'll see strings on the screen.... You'll need a game console, a screen and a electric guitar or bass. It's non negotiable. If you don't have it. I will provide you with a loaner system until you catch up. 3) A dedicated and passionate Teacher to tie everything together and keep you on track. The early you start, the better. Kids age 6 or up are my best customers. They don't have adjust to anything other than to get their little fingers around a guitar appropriate to their size. For young adults and people that tried play the guitar the old fashion way, here's my advise: You will need to take a step back... or maybe two steps. Let me show you a better way. These 3 things changes everything in how to learn or teach guitar. This is just to start the journey. I won't even mention custom songs or our musician club for you to perform your songs. "If music is a language. You should never stop talking." Remember that a language works the best when we have something interesting to say. Many music teachers never find out what their students have to say. We only tell them what they are supposed to say. A child speaks a language for years before they even learn the alphabet. Too many rules at the onset will actually slow them down. In my eyes the approach to music should be the same. After all, music is a language too. Let's Play & Grow Together. $5 Monthly - Group Session (Student comes to me) $20 Monthly - Small Band Session (Student comes to me) $30 Private Lessons 60 Minutes (I will go to student's home) Private guitar and bass lessons are designed for students to progress at their own pace. Private lessons will follow the same RockSmith Journey structure. In a private guitar or bass lesson, the teacher has the opportunity to help the student individually for the entire lesson time, and structures each lesson personally for the student depending on their skill level and goals. The Essentials/Techniques Plus: Tuning Strapping up How to hold a pick Plucking strings Accents Slides Chords Power chords Double stops Barre chords Arpeggios Notes Chords Scales Shifting Fretting Sustains Palm mutes Slides Bends Tremelos Hammer-ons Pull-offs Natural harmonics Strumming patterns Unpitched slides Fret hand mutes Improvising and jamming Vibrato Scales and modes Changing strings Additional Bass Techniques: Fifths Roots Slapping Popping Advanced Players: Double stop, Oblique, and Compound Bends Two hand tapping Articulation and phrasing Pinch harmonics Extended harmonies Hybrid techniques Advanced chords

  • Manassas, VA

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Hey, there! Thanks for checking me out. I am 25 years old with 13 years of guitar playing under my belt. I focus on working with students on their weaknesses to make them well-rounded players. I have been teaching guitar and bass for about 2-3 years. I really enjoy students who are ambitious to learn the craft. I'm looking for adult/child students who wish to play out live in the future. Playing live can build confidence and prepare you for other aspects of life. I can either teach at my house or over the computer via Skype. Thanks for reading!