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I provide the very best music and guitar instruction in the Washington, DC, area. You don't have to take my word for it, though. See my reviews here and on my website. I teach all styles of guitar lessons such as rock, jazz, blues, folk, country, and beginning classical. In addition, you have access to guided rehearsals (Jam Class) in order to develop your skills playing in a group. I emphasize creativity and improvisation, so that you can learn to jam on your favorite tunes with others. Unlike many other teachers, I have studied and continued to study with some of the best music educators (W.A. Mathieu, Mick Goodrick, John McNeil, Larry Snitzler) so that I can bring the best from the conservatory to "just plain folks."
Teaching classical and flamenco guitar to all ages, and all levels,using the best ways and methods of teaching: read music, exercises,and music theory including scales, and chords.
AGS (Ashburn Guitar Studio) offers quality instruction in the classical guitar: My students are usually referred by Loudoun County Public Schools' middle and high school guitar teachers and they receive four to five, 30-minute private classical guitar lessons each month for $30 per lesson. The classical technique requires students to play with nails (no plectrum) on a nylon-string guitar. The standard repertoire includes the music of notable composers such as Sor, Aguado, Carulli, Carcassi, Giuliani etc. Quarterly studio recitals are held that feature AGS students and local professionals.
Personalized Music Lessons! Dan is a skilled and compassionate teacher who brings the joy of music to students of all ages and backgrounds. As a teacher, Dan approaches each student as an individual, and tailors his lessons to each student's personal goals and requirements. He believes everyone can benefit from playing music, regardless of their level of talent. A graduate of Shenandoah Conservatory of Music, Dan is also an accomplished performing musician and recording artist. Some of Dan's students have gone on to play professionally themselves. Dan is currently accepting beginning and intermediate students in all guitar styles, and advanced students on classical, finger-style acoustic and finger-style electric guitar. He also teaches beginning piano, voice, bass guitar, ukulele and mandolin. Dan welcomes parents of younger students to observe lessons periodically. Having parents know what their kids are learning is a great way to help keep kids motivated! Great Entertainment! Dan also performs regularly in the Washington, DC metro area. His classical guitar repertoire is well suited for weddings and other settings where an elegant musical presence is desired. He also sings and plays favorite popular songs at local venues, often performing with duo partner Mike Schirf. Dan is also an accomplished songwriter and composer. His original music catalog includes songs in a wide variety of genres, from pop tunes, country ballads, folk songs and blues to good-old rock 'n' roll. Many of Dan's songs are a blend of styles, lending them that unique flavor known as Americana. Dan also composes and arranges music for solo fingerstyle guitar.
If you want to start from scratch or if you want to improve your guitar skills so that you can be a performer- Rhythm and Melody is right for you. "Practice does not make perfect, but perfect practice makes perfect" this is where I come in, one on one guitar guidance can help you to identify the flaws and instant correction so that your practice can be perfect! I am a musician who loves to teach and also share my inspiring experiences. My price is reasonable and I can create custom packages to accommodate your budget. Also, travelling to the clients is my prior preference. I have taught and inspired a numerous of upcoming musicians back in Bangladesh. As music is a universal language, it will not stop me to share this strong passion for music even in the United States.
Piano, guitar and violin lessons are offered in your home or my studio. I have over 35 years of experience in giving private lessons. I Taught music for 17 years in the public school system, three years in elementary and 14 years in secondary. Music theory and music history are taught during the 30-, 45- or 60-minute lesson. Many styles are covered in lessons including rock, folk, blues, country and classical.
Hello! I'm taking a limited number of new students at my home studio in Centreville. I can also travel in the area. Skype lessons are available. I teach the following: * Guitar (classical and electric) -- all styles/levels * Music theory * Improvisation * Composition I'm also available for private performances as a soloist, duo, trio, quartet, and quintet. Check out my performances at Strathmore on Feb 11th and Feb 18th with my quintet and my workshop on folk music from Argentina on Feb 18th also at Strathmore.
Rob Plier is a professional guitar and bass guitar instructor who offers conservatory-level musical training. As a teenager he performed in various rock, punk rock and heavy metal bands. Later he studied classical guitar and jazz. He holds a bachelor of science in music from Radford University and has been teaching music privately for 10 years. Rob Plier studied composition under Bruce Mahin and guitarist composer, Sanjay Mishra.He also performs solo Jazz and finger style guitar recitals throughout Virginia and Washington D.C. He also plays in a folk band. Rob offers guitar, bass, composition and music theory lessons for musicians of all ages and levels of playing, and is also willing to come to your place of residence for lessons.
If you need relaxed, affordable, and effective music lessons, then Stephen J Leas Music is for you. I teach guitar, piano, bass, drums, and banjo lessons. I love teaching and playing a variety of styles and instruments and have played cruises and festivals, bars and churches, as well as multiple events with actor Kevin Spacey. I have taught for 9 years experience, have taught ages 5 to 60 on styles as vast as classical to rock to jazz. Feel free to peruse my reviews and website. I look forward to working with you!
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.
Learn to play guitar with an accomplished classical, jazz and rock guitarist with an absolute passion for teaching! I teach exclusively at Mike's Music in Ellicott City, Mon-Fri 2-8, and Sat 10-5. I've been playing since 1993 and started teaching soon after, so I've picked up a few secrets along the way. I use a very encouraging teaching style and support the student's musical interests and goals. I can teach all ability levels, from beginners to advanced players. I create individualized lesson plans for each student and make it a fun experience. I teach almost any style of music: classic to modern rock, heavy metal, blues, R&B, pop, jazz, folk and music theory, and I specialize in classical guitar. Regardless of musical style, I can teach you how to practice to reach your goals. I've studied with some great teachers, like renowned pedagogue Ray Chester from The Peabody Conservatory, Michael Smith in New York while attending the Brooklyn College Conservatory of Music, Robert Newman from Philadelphia while at Muhlenberg College, and Mark Elf out of New York City. I've been involved with the rock bands Mornin' Gloryz, Delayed Green and St. Paul and have performed in Baltimore, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York City. I've also played all around Baltimore with The Reisterstown Jazz Ensemble. I currently perform locally on my own.
I am a university-trained guitarist specializing in classical and acoustic guitar for beginners to advanced players, including audition preparation for conservatories, colleges and schools of music
We specialize in quality instruction for all ages. All styles of music and all levels, from beginner to professional are taught. Beginners are welcome! Acoustic and electric guitar is taught here in a variety of genres, from folk/pop, classical, rock, fusion, jazz, funk, gospel, country to flamenco and blues, it's all here at this studio. All instructors here are professional musicians with degrees in music. A certificate program is offered, as well as a prep program for students wishing to go to music school or a conservatory.
I offer guitar (classical, folk, and rock/pop) and ukulele lessons. Have fun learning the songs you pick with help from the "Technique Queen"! I am also a university professor, so you get clear, organized instruction. See my website for more information. Also taught are music theory using efficient memory tricks and musicianship using your emotions to learn to hear/read music.
With over 40 years of performing and teaching music professionally, I am able to provide the highest quality and most effective musical services around. I have performed across the US and in Europe and have received national airplay and distribution for many of my projects. My teaching style is very creativity based and tailored to the personality and goals of each student. My classical training gives me exceptional knowledge of the instrument, while my experience performing many styles of music allows me to teach to each person's musical taste. My solo guitar repertoire covers classical, jazz, Latin jazz and popular standards as well as my own compositions. I have performed for literally thousands of private events and given concerts ranging from intimate house concerts to major halls and festivals.
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.
I can teach guitar in many different music styles. Whether it's the basics to beginner's classical or jazz, blues, funk, Latin, and rock. I offer flexible price, and I am wise about time. I bring to the table a very patient and personalized experience for every student. I tailor every lesson to their skill set and proficiency.
I'm a formally trained musician and an expert instructor with more than 10 years of teaching experience. I'm skilled as a pianist, a bassist, a guitarist, and a drummer. I aspire to generate meaningful contributions as both a performer and a music coach.
Services offered are: Guitar lessons and Music Theory----from complete beginners to advanced players. -I teach folk, jazz, blues, rock guitar lessons featuring in-depth study of chords, scales, and hand-technique as applied to all musical styles, including flatpicking and finger styles. -I also teach music theory instruction relating to composition and improvisation exactly as I taught at the Peabody Institute as Co-Chair of their theory department
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.
I teach all styles and levels, from raw beginner to advanced. I am a master classical and rock/metal guitarist.
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