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  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
  • College Park, MD 20740

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I am very happy with my drum lessons with Andrew. He is a wonderful teacher, taking me further along each week, but not overwhelming me in the process. The company, 7DrumLessons is efficiently and professionally run (during the hours I am there) by Alex.

  • 6 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
  • Fairfax, VA 22032

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Our boys are really enjoying their guitar and drum lessons so far, and are excited about practicing and playing their new instruments.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Silver Spring, MD 20906

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Patient, professional, thoughtful, completely dedicated. I loved my son having the opportunity to have recitals. Encouraging, supportive. I recommend Wes to anyone who mentions an interest in drum lessons. We love Wes! You will not find a better drum teacher!

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Mount Rainier, MD 20712

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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.

  • 10 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Fort Washington, MD 20744

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Starting from scratch I was able to learn the basics and more involved in playing the bass guitar. Dwight remained very helpful, encouraging, and most importantly patient. Dwight always pushed me to be confident In myself and kept the lessons fresh. He was an excellent instructor for all ages and all levels of those interested in music. I recommend to all, you will be pleased by his professionalism and his desire for you to learn.

  • 6 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

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I have been taking piano lessons from Mark for the last 6 months and it has been a fantastic experience! He is very friendly and patient and he absolutely knows what he is doing. He has a love and passion for music which he will share with you as you grow as a musician. He is very flexible and accommodating when it comes to scheduling or rescheduling your lessons. I would highly recommend Mark Deffenbaugh for any music lessons you need.

  • 17 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
  • Fairfax, VA 22038

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Lessons are individually tailored to each student's needs. The private lessons put you behind a drum kit with Kevin Peter Jones - a music trained coach alongside to guide and help you through your lessons step by step. Lessons are half-hour or 1-hour long. The areas of study are vocabulary, reading, styles, phrasing, technique, independence, etc. Please take few moments to learn more about me and my work. You may contact me . Thank you for visiting my website. Kevin Peter Jones

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Herndon, VA 20171

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Excellent drummer and educator! He plays jazz, rock, Latin, and everything in between. Highly recommended for teaching and freelancing!

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Fairfax Station, VA 22039

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We provide private and group instruction for students of all ages and levels. We invite the best artists, musicians, and choreographers from the area to teach on a regular basis. Guests are also invited for workshops. Scheduling is convenient, and our location is close to Braddock Rd. and Fairfax County Pkwy. We offer piano, violin, viola, cello, clarinet, flute, guitar, drums, and voice private lessons, as well as lessons on ballet, belly dance, Bollywood, hip hop, jazz, modern, tango, salsa, and more!

  • 4 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Takoma Park, MD 20912

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I am patient and enjoy creating a dialogue with and about instrumentation. I have had students before, and we always have fun and make progress with every session. I can teach drums, bass, cajon, or guitar. And feel free to contact me about playing shows if you have need for bands or talent. I currently play with a number of groups that remain actively looking for gigs.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Sterling, VA 20165

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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!

  • Reston, VA 20191

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My name is Agustin Faundez, and I am currently 20 years old. I am a graduate of South Lakes High School in Reston, Virginia, and am currently a junior at the State University of New York in Fredonia Mason School of Music, majoring in music performance and music therapy with a focus on percussion. I have been studying and performing music for nine years now. I have studied under the directions of the following: * Aubrey Adams - Freelance percussionist, retired principal percussionist of Air Force Band, percussionist of Maryland Symphony, substitute percussionist of National Symphony Orchestra, South Lakes High School percussion instructor as well as private percussion instructor and recording musician * Dr. Karolyn Stonefelt - Recording artist, currently head of Fredonia School of Music Percussion Department, principal percussionist and timpanist of Western New York Chamber Orchestra, freelance percussionist, percussionist with Erie Opera Company, on- and off-Broadway percussionist and retired percussionist from Baltimore Symphony * John Bacon - Staff percussionist at SUNY Fredonia Mason School of Music, freelance percussionist and substitute percussionist with Buffalo Philharmonic * Tiffany Nicely - Staff percussionist at SUNY Fredonia Mason School of Music, freelance percussionist, head of Percussion Department at Buffalo University in NY, and substitute percussionist for Buffalo Philharmonic * Bernard Woma - African drumming instructor at Fredonia School of Music, Ghanaian master gyil player Experiences During high school, I performed with the South Lakes wind ensemble, percussion ensemble, marching band, orchestra, choir, the Fairfax Symphony, the Reston Chamber Community Orchestra, and the All District Symphonic Band. I have taught lessons for the past three years in a small percussion studio I hold at my home. I performed in multiple ensembles when in college, such as percussion ensemble, African drumming ensemble, world mallet keyboard ensemble, symphony orchestra and band. I marched in the South Lakes High School drum line for four years and played snare for two. I am proficient in the warmups, techniques, music reading and writing, am open to teaching methods and the discipline of the drum line standard. I also have previous experience with teaching in the South Lakes High School percussion and drum line for two summers after graduation of high school. I am proficient in all main percussion instruments, including the snare drum (orchestral and rudimental/drum corps), the mallet keyboard, the timpani, and the drum set as well as auxiliary instruments, such as the tambourine, the triangle, the shakers, the hand drums, the djembe, and many more. Qualities As a musician, I am able to read, write and perform music, have great patience for working with others as well as always eager to learn something new. I believe that I am a polite, positive, encouraging, friendly, independent, and responsible individual and am always open for new experiences. With the snare drum, I can teach orchestral and rudimental/drum corps styles of snare drum. I focus on 40 rudiments, repertoire, technique (matched or traditional grips), musicality, expression, and quality of sound. I can also teach instrument tuning, care and maintenance. For the mallet keyboard percussion, I am proficient at marimba, xylophone, vibraphone, glockenspiel, balophone, and gyil. I also focus on technique, accuracy, musical expression, quality of sound, four-mallet (Stevens/traditional crossed/Burton crossed) and two-mallet technique and grip. On the timpani, I have the ability to teach timpani technique (French/German), musicality, tone quality, tuning accuracy and methods, and repertoire. With the drum set, I am a versatile player on the drum set. I can teach multiple Latin styles, hip-hop/rap, jazz, rock and funk. I focus on limb independence, musical expression, style understanding, ability to play and adjust with other musicians, tone quality, polyrhythms, rudimentary use on the drum set, versatility and popular repertoire for the drum set. Importance of Music I believe that music is a primary necessity in everyone's everyday lives and by studying music through instruments, we learn not only about these instruments but also about ourselves and how our musical personas play a roll in each individual's life. Percussion is as primal as an instrument gets. It dates to prehistoric times with ancient drums and the basic ability to keep a pulse. It is an instinct felt in all our lives through our heartbeat, yet it is a special craft that takes all life to perfection and creates unbelievable moments of joy and passion through music.

  • Manassas, VA 20110

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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!

  • Washington, DC 20011

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Sewell Music Conservatory has been the leader in music education for over 50 years. Founded in 1952, we have produce musicians that have reached international fame. We specialize in American music (Jazz, Pop, Rock, Hip-Hop, etc.), and our motto is "We Bring Out the Music in You".

  • Columbia, MD 21046

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Have you ever heard of a bad song with a totally awesome drum part? No. I can teach you to teach yourself how to be the best you can be. If you're good already, I can help you get better. My rates are completely negotiable. I want you to learn. Let's play drums!

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With over 30 years of experience, I am now offering to teach drums to teens and adults for the first time. Beginners, intermediates and advanced players are welcome. For beginners, we can start with as little as a snare drum only on up to full drum sets for intermediate to advanced. As an avid drummer since 13 years old, learning classical and jazz percussion throughout junior high and high school and participating in marching band, I quickly became referred to as the best drummer in the area. Since that time, I have played with many bands primarily for fun. Now at 45 years old continuing on over the years with my passion for drumming and my skills excelling more with each passing year, I have decided to dedicate my time to teaching all I have learned over the years to others. First, I will inquire what type of music you envision yourself playing. From there, I will walk you through each progressive level to best attain your goal. If the student is very young, I will begin with classical and jazz to provide a strong foundation from which to build on before entering into other genres.

  • Germantown, MD 20874

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Quality music instruction in the comfort of your own home! With over 30 years experience making music fun for students of all ages, Matthew "Max" Welker will teach you to read music or improve your skills, show you how to learn songs from cds or your ipod (ear training), in the styles you choose, in the following instruments: piano, guitar, bass guitar, drums, brass (trumpet, trombone, bari, horn/euphonium), violin. Member American Federation of Musicians with performance credits spanning over 35 years. Learn to speak the language of music today!

  • Silver Spring, MD 20901

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Drum lessons at very good rates and I will come to your home. Any age is okay. I have 30 years playing experience and 5 years teaching.

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