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Smithson Music
4.9
from 106 reviews
  • 159 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Will J.
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Alvin Smithson is a very gifted classically trained musician. Accomplished in all aspects of piano performance and instruction. He is a leader in the theater community and composer of solo piano and orchestral music in contemporary and classical styles. A very genuine and sincere person, willing to dialogue on music topics with everyone at any level. Alvin is also an expert on tuning and maintenance of pianos. You cannot find anyone more knowledgeable, careful, and trustworthy to tune your piano. His rates are very reasonable. 5 Stars!

Top Pro
  • 5 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Alexanderia W.
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Stevie was absolutely wonderful. I decided very last minute to hire a solo artist for the cocktail hour at my wedding. Stevie was always responsive to my inquiries and did such an amazing job during the cocktail hour. I would highly recommend him. Thank you!!!!

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Brooksley Bishop Violinist
5.0
from 37 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jenny G.
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AMAZING....Brooksley is not only a talented musician, but the sweetest and most professional to work with. Throughout our entire process of planning our cape may, nj wedding she was an added bonus- providing her huge song selection and expertise in assisting us right down to the final selections. I swore I would not cry on the wedding day, I even chose every song & was prepared. However, her beautiful violin brought me, the bride, to tears as she played a very special song choice for the walk down the isle with my father. My husband and I cannot thank Brooksley enough for taking part in our wedding ceremony & cocktail hour! Thank you, thank you, thank you Brooksley!!!!

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MarkOHarps, LLC
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jonathan C.
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There isn't a better musician to work with than Mark. Quite possibly the best that I've ever seen on every level imaginable. We only had him for the ceremony and the cocktail hour but his music was one of the biggest highlights and most talked about things of the night.

EL Melody Vocal Studio
5.0
from 35 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Woojin J.
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I first met Sam at church, and I was so impressed by his solo singing. His voice was so soft and sweet and also somewhat powerful. I cannot sing very well, so I started admiring him and taking lessons from him. Sam knows what I am supposed to do, and what is my weakness. I feel very comfortable in his class. In addition to that, he is not only a good singer, but also a great musician who is very good piano and guitar player. Thank you very much Sam

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Don Bruce
4.9
from 23 reviews
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Alex W.
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Don knows his stuff, he's easy to get along with and overall a really nice guy. He has an impressive repertoire of musical skills and a lifetime of experience in music to draw from. As far as instruments he can play a little bit of everything, he can basically teach you any instrument you'd find in a regular rock band, folk, country, pop, blues etc. He's probably most proficient on the guitar and piano but he also knows quite a lot about vocals. If you struggle with theory he does a great job demystifying some of the fundamentals of music theory that are useful to beginners. Whether you're an absolute beginner or long time musician Don will be able to help you out. Highly recommend.

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Guitar Lessons with Tim
4.8
from 29 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Neil M.
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I've been working with Tim for almost 2 years now. Tim has a great, private, home studio in his basement with about a dozen different acoustic and electric guitars, a variety of bass and amps, and tons of other equipment like microphones, recording software, effect peddles, etc... You don't need to bring your own equipment if you don't want to. If you do, Tim also has a work bench and can help with repairs, maintenance, and fine tuning. His studio is in Canton and convenient for lessons. Plus, Tim is very flexible and able to accommodate me when my schedule changes suddenly. When I first started with Tim, I had been playing on my own for about a year. Tim is an amazing musician but didn't make me feel bad about my level (or lack there of) of skill. Tim first taught me the basics of foundational guitar theory (notes, scales, chords grips, chord theory, keys, etc) and focused on technique, picking, fingerstyle, and strumming patterns. However, he kept it light and fun and we worked in learning the songs I wanted to learn at the same time, making the experience enjoyable instead of a chore. Tim is always willing to help transcribe and tab out a song for me, or a solo I want to reproduce, or other melodies/chord progressions from other songs. He is even willing to send out videos or recordings to use for practice purposes. We are now delving more into music theory and more advance compositions and songs.

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David Andrew Smith
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Melissa P.
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I couldn't have been happier to have David play at my wedding! Nothing but good things to say about my experience with him. He was so easy to communicate with leading up to my event and was more than happy to accommodate anything I needed. I can't say how many people have given compliments on how much they loved listening to him perform. He is extremely talented and has an amazing voice. Not to mention very kind and professional. I would hands down recommend him to anyone who is looking to hire a musician. We didn't get a chance to see him because he played our ceremony and cocktail hour, but we plan to go see him perform as soon as we can!!

Top Pro
  • 14 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Iskedar A.
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Professional, courteous and friendly. Amazing voice, great guitarist!

Top Pro
  • 14 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Cait V.
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Billy is a very talented musician.

Steve Kenley
4.6
from 17 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Jeff J.
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We all enjoyed Steve. A talented musician. Easy to work with...

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Xen Live
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Zhenya Z.
Verified review

I had the pleasure to work with Xen Live on May 14th, 2018 at Richland Golf Club, Middletown MD. He was very professional in every aspect: setting the speakers and the microphones ahead of time, providing a high quality equipment and being attentive to all the musicians including a singer, pianist, and violinist. The volume level was properly adjusted and the ceremony went as smoothly as possible despite the fact there was high wind at the site. I can't wait to work with Xen Live again, and highly recommend his business to everyone who is looking for a perfect wedding. Zhenya Zianouka, violinist pixieviolin.com

  • 11 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Kasey H.
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I hired Hannah to perform for my wedding, and she did a wonderful job! She was easy to work with, the music was beautiful, and she was punctual the day of the ceremony.

PG Productions
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Dom P.
Verified review

We hired the musical services of Peter and he presented an excellent band for our wedding reception. He was very helpful and played a wide variety of songs. The band had plenty of onstage energy and were really nice performers. Highly recommended! They will keep the dancefloor packed all night long!

Jason Hayes
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Steph K.
Verified review

Jason is a charismatic and caring instructor. He is great with children and has a wonderful attitude to encourage joy in making music. He is an excellent musician and teacher.

John Kunu's Piano Studio
4.8
from 7 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Jeff B.
Verified review

John has been teaching my daughter to play piano for a long time. He is an outstanding musician, is very patient and incredibly flexible. His understanding of music theory and approach to the piano is inspiring. He can play and explain any style of music that we have asked and we could not be happier. I highly recommend John.

Janet Greene
4.7
from 3 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Margaret W.
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Janet was our son's violin teacher for 8 years. She was fantastic! She really catered to his interests. She is a patient and encouraging teacher. She kept him interested and challenged. She was very supportive of his concerts and Solo Ensemble - attending if she was available. He continues to play in college. She held intimate recitals in her home which were a great experience for the students. Thanks, Janet!

Piano Lessons
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Dana I.
Verified review

Scott Schoem is a wonderful piano teacher who has worked with my children for four years. He is a talented musician himself who shares his skills and love of music with his students. Scott always is upbeat, patient and encouraging. My children enjoy their lessons with Scott and have learned to play piano well under his tutelage. He varies the songs they learn from classic pieces to jazz, rags and blues to holiday music to keep practice time fresh and fun.

Emily Donaldson
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Mellie M.
Verified review

Emily Donaldson is an excellent teacher. She's very easy to get along with and is an excellent musician. Treats students with respect. Genuinely invested in the success of every student, and helps each one reach their potential. I can say firsthand that she's the kind of teacher that makes you excited about music.

Musical DJs

New To Thumbtack

  • 11 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
About

For our Wedding DJ and Lighting, musicaldjs.com For Music Production and Recording, danlamaestra.com We specialize in DJ/MC, Live Music, and Lighting, and each event we handle is a customized, one-of-a-kind fullfillment of a UNIQUE vision. We are also professional musicians, and produce recordings and custom music tracks and mixes. Owned and operated by professional musicians, with over 25 years of experience. We are a "wedding-focused" company, and we LOVE what we do! What's Your Vision for an Amazing Wedding?

The Readys

New To Thumbtack

  • 12 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
About

Hi, folks! We are The Readys, a Baltimore based pop, rock, and Americana cover band. The Readys can accommodate your solo, duo, trio, and full band performance needs. We are also available to provide pro lights, sound, and video tailored to your venue or event. We thank you kindly for swinging by our website and reviewing what we have to offer. Thank you again for your time and consideration, and we look forward to bringing you some of Baltimore's most accomplished and talented musicians!

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