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Aida Studios teaches private violin, viola and voices lessons to students of all ages. NEW Students get 6 45 minute lessons for $199.99 (a 53% discount). Limited time only! We have also incorporated teaching via the Internet with enormous success, having students across the United States enjoying music. Tona Brown is also available for weddings, corporate functions and dinner parties in the DMV area as a violin or vocal soloist and performs chamber music with the Aida String ensemble offering superb string music for area events.
Private piano lessons are currently being offered in the Reston area by Donna Whited, an experienced (have taught for over 20 years, including at the college level), degreed teacher with advanced training (DMA-Eastman School of Music). I have been teaching in the Reston area since 2005. Currently, I have places for beginning to advanced students in my schedule. Lessons vary in length (30, 45, 60 minutes). The emphasis of these lessons is progressive instruction of music fundamentals and piano technique & literature, as well as theory in preparation to perform classical music. There are many opportunities for students to perform throughout the year (studio classes, recital, auditions, and festival participation). I am a member of MTNA, VMTA, NVMTA, and American College of Musicians, where I serve as an adjudicator. I offer reasonable rates for profesional quality piano instruction with an emphasis on individualized attention. Please contact me for a free, no-obligation trial lesson. Give your child the joy of music!
I offer private piano lessons in Severna Park. I accept students of any age, (my youngest started at age 3, my oldest was 83), and any level. Music in general enhances overall learning; learning to play an instrument aids concentration, coordination, and confidence. My lessons are both educational and fun. Even the students who first come "because mommy made me" leave a lesson having learned something, and eager to apply that lesson at home. I offer at least 4 performance opportunities in different settings each year, not required, but highly encouraged. I have a different approach with adults. From "I've always wanted to play the piano" beginners to "It was my major, but it's been years" advanced students, adults have many different reasons for approaching the keyboard. My teaching style with each of my adult students, therefore, has to fit their needs and desires. I love what I do, and I do it well. Piano is my forte.
I work as an organist and choir director in Rockville, MD and have a teaching studio in Silver Spring, MD near Four Corners. Lessons could take place at either location or in the student's home, if necessary. I have a beautiful mahogany baby grand Cristofori for students to play in Silver Spring and a very nice grand Yamaha in Rockville. I will work patiently with you or your child from day one, while encouraging growth with tested practice strategies. Many of the materials used are self created and tailored to the individual's needs. I provide all supplementary materials in technique, sight reading, music theory, and repertoire, so that you do not have to search for these or spend time searching for them at bookstores or music shops. All lessons include instruction in music theory in order to help students comprehend musical organization and in order to facilitate better sight reading skills, view of musical form, and overall sensitivity in tone production. Technique drills are tailored to your student's specific needs and aid in the performance of repertoire. Weekly lessons are required for younger, developing students. Bi-weekly lessons are available for adults and more advanced students with tighter schedules. Qualifications: - BA Music, Mathematics, and Teaching - MM Conducting, with Specific Foci of Theory, Organ/Keyboard Performance, and Vocal Technique - Doctoral Training in the History and Theory of Music - Trained in Piano, Organ, Voice, Conducting, and Flute
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.
The Music Loft provides unprecedented service to music educators and students in the Northern Virginia area. We offer a wide variety of group and private instrumental music lessons, a preschool music program, a rental program for band and stringed instruments, books and accessories for sale, an instructional resource center unique to the area, and an on-site recording studio. We have performing space on-site, and we boast the largest soundproof lesson studios in town. One of our customers recently left The Music Loft commenting "This place is not your typical music store!" We take that as a compliment. Come and see The Loft for yourself! You won't be disappointed. We invite you to play, learn, and grow with us!
Hi there! My name is Elena Svetalkina-Swensen. I am a concert pianist and assistant professor at Sobinov Conservatory in Russia. I studied with Albert Tarakanov and Maria Christiansen at the Sobinov State Conservatory in Saratov (Russia), from which I graduated with distinction in 2002. I hold a doctorate in musical performance and have won numerous awards in Russia and Europe and received a grant to teach piano in Hong Kong. From 2003 until 2010, I was a senior piano instructor and, later, an associate professor in the piano department at Sobinov State Conservatory. I am also active as a soloist and chamber musician. I also had been working with opera singers for 10 years. In 2008, I received a grant to teach piano in Hong Kong at Music Association for two years. I have been teaching music professionals, adults, and children for 14 years at Sobinov Conservatory. Many of my students have won awards at international piano competitions and festivals. In 2010, I moved to the US, and I played numerous recitals in Maryland, MA, Virginia, New York. Biography: Place and date of birth: Penza (Russia), 16 March 1979 1985-1993: Music School of Penza 1994-1998: Gradated from Penza College of Music with BA My professional debut was at the age of seventeen with the Penza Philharmonic Orchestra (Russia), playing the Mozart Piano Concerto in A-major. 1997: First prize in All-Russia Youth piano competition in Astrahan 1997: Grant from Minister of Culture (Russia) 1998: Government grant for talented young musicians. 1998-2003: Sobinov Saratov Conservatory (under the tutelage of Professor Albert Tarakanov) with master's degree 2003-2005: Post-graduate student artist diploma in music performance; master classes with Professors Yuri Slesarev, Nikolai Petroff, Ludmila Roshchina, Michel D'Alberto, Manfred Vagner-Artz 2003-2005: Piano instructor, Sobinov State Conservatory 2005-2010: Senior instructor (assistant professor) at piano department of Sobinov State Conservatory, senior lecturer for the course of method of piano teaching 2008-2009: Piano instructor at the Music Center in Hong Kong (by invitation of the Piano Association of Hong Kong) Awards: * 2005: Second prize "Delphian games in Arts" * 2006 Diploma International Piano Competition "Hopes, Talents, Masters" Bulgaria * 2007: Second Prize in Piano Duet Schubert International Competition, Ruse Bulgaria Performances: * I play with Nadezda Tokareva (violin), associate professor of Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, and Tatiana Nechaeva, associate professor of Sobinov Saratov Conservatory * Concert tours in Russia (Rachmaninoff's Hall in Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Samara, Astrakhan and elsewhere), China, Bulgaria Repertoire: * Bach (all toccatas, WTK, Goldberg variations,) * Brahms (variation and fugue on a theme by Handel) * Beethoven (sonatas, including N 28,30,31) * Mozart (sonatas, concertos) * Schumann (symphonic etudes, piano concerto, fantasia, etc.) * Chopin (24 etudes, four ballads, scherzos, 24 preludes) * Debussy 12 preludes (first volume) * Rachmaninoff (etudes-tableaux, variation on a theme by Korelly, preludes) Lesson details: I am a classically trained teacher, and I think that classical music is the basement for any kind of music. I also would like to teach you some jazz or to play your favorite songs as you wish. I adjust to my students' needs and goals. Every student is unique, and so my point is to teach anyone according to one's ability. I assess my student's ability during the first lesson and spend time discussing what the goals shall be for the next five lessons. Then, I pick exercises and music pieces and design a practice plan for my student that will help him or her reach their goals. Studio equipment: I have "Stainway & Sons" piano, Yamaha Conservatory Grand Piano and "Yamaha" digital piano as well. Specialties: I have a comprehensive knowledge and expertise in piano literature, baroque, classical, romantic, impressionist, and contemporary. I help my students to distinguish different style of different epoch. I teach my students to practice musically all the time; I build and develop your technique and deep understanding of music.
We offer the convenience of in-home music lessons and develop a curriculum based on the needs and interests of our students. Our teachers have a minimum of a bachelor's degree with a concentration in music and at least five years of professional teaching experience with students of all ages and abilities.
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.
Arlene Manger has performed solo recitals, chamber recitals and performances with orchestra. She recently received her Doctorate of Musical Arts Degree in piano pedagogy, the art of teaching the piano. Step by step instructions allow students to grow in self-confidence and artistic expression. Her students have many performing opportunities, and her students have received superior certificates and trophies from national organizations.
I offer private flute lessons for fun and skill! I teach the fundamentals, such as breathing, posture, finger technique as well as different musical styles and expression through music. My teaching experience includes students between the ages of 8 and 70. I believe in the individual approach and decide what music books and methods are appropriate after the first few lessons with the student. Everyone learns differently! Flute lessons are fun, educational and helpful. Playing the flute is a great skill that lets you appreciate and express music. It also enhances your capability to focus and the quickness of your mind since you think of a few different things simultaneously when playing the instrument, and the fun part, you can play your favorite song, compose something yourself or have fun playing duets with me or with fellow flute students.
I teach and instruct piano lessons. Lessons will include piano technique, music reading, rhythm counting, performance pieces, duet music, music theory, composing, and much more. My students and I typically pick out music pieces together and I would give mini assignments to the student that are readily within their reach given a bit of practice. The type of technical and musical training I give to my students would enable them to relate to the music at hand and allow them the ability execute and express the music. Performance pieces range from various periods and genres including music composed by W. Gillock, David C Glover, M Mier, C. Rollin, J.S. Bach, W.A. Mozart, L.V. Beethoven, F. Chopin, R. Schumann, F. Mendelssohn, F.J.Haydn, D. Kabakevsky, E. Macdowell ,and Scott Joplin to name a few. I host recitals to local nursing home residents on behalf of my students. I am an approved adjudicator for the Piano Guild Exams, as well as the National Federation of Music Clubs' annual spring festivals. My students love the fact that I let them choose and pick pieces. I give out rewards to motivate them, especially the little ones. I also assign sight-reading pieces for the students; however, when the time is right and when needed, I do play the pieces for them to hear. I have over 15 years of experience in teaching and over 20 years of experience in performing.
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.
I teach voice to a wide range of students. I believe that everyone can learn to sing, and it's my passion to help them become the best singer they can be.
Songbird Studios officially offers piano, guitar, singing, drums, and trumpet lessons. Our teachers are willing to travel to your home if you are unable to make it to our home studio in Sterling. Our rates will vary depending on the length and location of a lesson. At our home studio, a 30-minute lesson would be $30. Please ask for more information about our rates! We have experience working with young kids, special needs children, and ESL children. We would be happy to work with you to teach you a new instrument!
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 am a seasoned pianist. I have played the piano for over 30 years. I offer beginning- and intermediate-level piano lessons to adults and children. My business has been running now for about two years. The number of clients has skyrocketed. I use Alfred's books and Fabers' books to prepare my students to play the classics: Handel, Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven... I also introduce them to pop music and "ragtime".
I teach private classical, pop and jazz piano lessons, as well as classical and musical theatre vocal lessons. My lessons are for 30-45 minutes. I have left my full-time school music teaching and expanding my private studio. I can teach you in my home or come to you if it is not more than 10 miles away. I have been teaching privately for 35 years and love the rewards that come from sharing music with others. I have taught ages four to adults. Give me a call, and we can talk. I have references also.
I am a piano and voice teacher with over 15 years experience teaching children and adults from beginner to late intermediate levels. I come to homes in the Chantilly, Centerville, and South Riding areas of Northern Virginia. Rates are competitive. I also teach on camera acting and drama. I teach all ages, but most of my beginner students are between 7 and 12. I enjoy working with this age group because they are a lot of fun and it is great to witness how quickly they learn new things! Some students who started with me as beginners are now teenagers and are performing at the intermediate level. Aside from performing more complex pieces, they also get to do popular songs they like. For many of them, music from the TV show "Glee" is a big favorite! Some of my favorite composers are Anton Dvoreck, JS Bach, Ludwig Von Beethoven, and Scott Joplin. Some of my favorite bands and musicians are Paul Simon, The Beatles, U2, Tori Amos, Alicia Keys, Coldplay, and the B-52's.
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.
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