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Top Rated Banjo Instructors Around Ashburn, VA
Thumb tack put me in touch with a great guitar teacher nearby. Been thoroughly enjoying my experience. Jonathan is really excellent.
I teach guitar, bass, mandolin, and banjo. I have been teaching students of all ages for 30 years and have innovate methods to help students advance rapidly while having fun.
We have instruments, sheet music, and accessories for sale. We also have band and orchestra instruments for sale and for rent. We provide music lessons for piano, guitar, bass guitar, voice, drums, banjo, ukulele, winds, strings, and brass. Acting classes are also available.
Guitar lessons in Columbia, Maryland, and the Columbia Guitar Studio have been synonymous since 1985. David Reynolds has directed players to participate in degree programs throughout the country, and if there is a rock band in Howard County, then one of the members has probably taken guitar lessons at the Columbia Guitar Studio. Over one-half of the students are adults taking acoustic guitar lessons and classical guitar. In addition, there is a strong children's program (Calle El Dorado) featuring ensemble playing and stressing proper technique. Click on hear students play to hear our guitarists play everything from Red Hot Chili Peppers to classical guitar. And yes, instructions in bass, banjo, and mandolin are offered as well.
I am a working professional musician. I am performing shows around the area and also have been specializing in guitar lessons for the past 15 years. I cover beginner through professional, all ages. I am teaching guitar, piano, bass guitar, ukulele, mandolin and banjo.
Jessica's Music Studio offers lessons for the following: * piano * acoustic guitar * bass guitar * electric guitar * ukulele * drums * voice * banjo Lessons are conducted from our convenient location in Old Town Manassas. Our teachers are highly skilled and knowledgeable, with music degrees and/or extensive teaching experience. We strive to make learning music an enjoyable and positive experience! You will find our staff to be fun, engaging, professional, and inspiring. Although our teaching methods are structured, we tailor our lessons to our students' personal needs and encourage our students to learn and play the music that they are most interested in. Our goals are for students to build positive self-confidence, feel a sense of accomplishment, and use their instrument (or voice) as a means of personal expression. We are looking forward to speaking with you soon about becoming a student at Jessica's Music Studio!
Great person and performer!
I have been performing and teaching Irish music in the Washington, DC area for over 35 years. My primary instrument is the fiddle, but I also teach button accordion (B/C tuning), bouzouki, mandolin, tenor banjo, and guitar. Over the years, I have performed at the White House, the Irish Embassy, the National Geographic Society, the Smithsonian Institution, and other venues in the Washington D.C./Baltimore area. I have also performed at local festivals, Ceilis and Fleadhs, and countless private events, weddings, parties, etc. Currently, I lead several sessions a month at the Limerick Irish Pub in Wheaton MD, on Wednesday evenings (8-11pm) and Sunday afternoons (5-8pm). Over the years, I have taught many students of all ages in my home studio in Silver Spring, MD, and, more recently, online through the Skype video chat program. During that time, I have tested and perfected a progressive curriculum which takes students through the intricacies of the traditional style and the art of improvised variation. As an ethnomusicologist, I have done research on Irish traditional music for many years, particularly on history of the Irish dance repertoire as well as the history of early recordings (cylinders and 78rpms) of Irish music. I pass on this knowledge to my students, thus providing context for each new piece and giving them a sense of what it means to be a traditional player.
I offer music instruction, both individual and group, on the following instruments: * Guitar * Banjo * Ukulele * Mandolin * Lap Dulcimer * Autoharp I teach kids from 7 and up and have over 11 years of experience.
Enjoy life more. Teaching hours by appointment are: * Monday to Friday: 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. * Saturday: 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. * Sunday: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. We offer classes for all ages, levels, and genres for: * Saxophone * Clarinet * Flute * Guitar * Bass * Vocals * Piano * Violin * Viola * Cello * Percussion * Ukulele * Mandolin * Banjo * Harmonica * Theory We offer special youth education for: * recorder * piano * tin whistle * harmonica * ukulele * drum classes These are designed for the young ones! Class Options: * Private * Group * Workshops * Standard * Solfege * Suzuki-method lessons Our Success: Our students are accepted to Duke Ellington, Berklee College of Music, and Peabody. Many have also had successful music careers; thanks to the education they've received here. Other Services: * sales * rentals * repairs * free practice rooms for students * free WiFi and fresh coffee in the lobby
Mr Stephen is such an amazing teacher. I really like his teaching method which works perfectly for our 6 yr old, Jayden. He's incredibly patient, understanding, flexible and wonderfully skilled at what he does. He is very encouraging and his teaching motivates our son to keep practicing .Our son has now learnt a variety of basic techniques and gained a lot of confidence in handling the instrument.He has an innate ability in making complicated things look easy ,approachable and fun for beginners. Our son looks forward to his guitar lessons every week. We would highly recommend Mr Stephen to anyone who would love to learn to play the guitar at the beginner or advanced level.
Michelle is an experienced professional electric and acoustic guitar, mandolin, banjo, lapsteel, and oud instructor. Styles of guitar taught: Rock Metal Jazz Classical Funk Soul World music Lessons with Michelle are laid back; however, the instructor asks that you do practice to become the best guitar player you can possibly be and to get as much out of taking guitar lessons as you possibly can. Michelle's curriculum consist of using the Hal Leonard Guitar and/or Bass series Vol. 1-3 to learn all the basics of guitar playing from tuning your guitar, to chords, scales, song exercises, and fundamentals of reading music. After the student is done working through the basics, the curriculum changes to directly concentrating on elements of a specific style of music that the student wants to go into musically. At this point, the teacher and student work through specific elements that take the student from intermediate to advanced levels of playing guitar (or bass or mandolin). The instructor asks that you please show up for your lessons on time and please practice. See you soon!
All of our teachers are professional music teachers and most are active, working musicians. We can teach with or without reading music, and your teacher will customize a curriculum to your specific needs and musical tastes. Our first priority is that music has to be fun!