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The Music Loft

The Music Loft

Thank you for your interest in The Music Loft. Let me tell you a little bit about The Music Loft and what we do: The Music Loft is a center of excellence for music education.  We specialize in private music instruction. All of our teachers are certified music educators and have experience working with all kinds of learners.  Each lesson is customized to fit your child's learning style.  Our lesson program runs in 8 week semesters (you can register at any time however).  We offer 7- 30 minute private lessons here at the studio with the same teacher on the same day and time that works for your schedule. On the 8th week the ... View Profile
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Music Spectrum School For The Arts

Music Spectrum School For The Arts

5.0 2 Reviews
Best value in the highest quality music, art and dance instruction
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MPW Studios

MPW Studios

32 years experience teaching in-home music lessons to students from age 4 to 84...Music is my life, i do it full time, and i make it FUN for my students. 40 years as a performing musician in the Washington, D.C. metro area. Long time member of the American Federation of Musicians. Very good with children and problem students. Holistic and real world methodology prepares students for: school band, ensemble playing (rock, jazz bands, etc.), note reading, music theory, interpretation, ear training. Most styles taught, with an emphasis on what the student really enjoys, which is the basis of my success...Music major (brass, guitar) in college (De ... View Profile
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Waterford Music Lessons

Waterford Music Lessons

5.0 6 Reviews
Over the years I have come to discover that music is more than just strumming a guitar or pushing keys on a piano. Music is a form of communication and self-expression. It is my heartfelt desire that my students get comfortable enough on an instrument that they can express themselves through playing. Younger students may not appreciate this as a goal but one day they will.  Everyone learns differently. I like to meet people where they are. Whether young or older, experienced or completely new to music, I find a place for each student to pick up the musical thread and begin to follow it. There's all kinds of music to discover - rock 'n ro ... View Profile
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Www.musicrsvp.com

Www.musicrsvp.com

5.0 1 Review
Play by ear, thousands of pop songs. 
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Kevin Peter Jones - Drum & Piano Lessons -

Kevin Peter Jones - Drum & Piano Lessons -

5.0 1 Review
Kevin Peter Jones is an active drummer, percussionist, and music instructor in the D.C. Metro area. He has over 30 years of teaching experience and a passion for sharing the gift of music with others. Kevin started his musical journey at the age of 8 and has not yet stopped. He began his study on a traditional drum kit and branched out to orchestral percussion from his participation in school orchestra and marching band. He plays and teaches everything from rock, jazz, and pop to orchestral instruments, like the timpani and hand percussion. It's safe to say that music is Kevin's life, and he feels blessed to be able to inspire the love of mus ... View Profile
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Yousef Shami Drum Lessons

Yousef Shami Drum Lessons

5.0 2 Reviews
I go above and beyond to make sure that each student gets a personalized experience. Lessons (of any kind) are about understanding where the student is, playing to their strengths, and appropriately challenging them. My approach is not just limited to skill/background either! It also includes what's most important in the end of the day: the student's interests, goals, and desires.
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THERICKLESSONS.COM

THERICKLESSONS.COM

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Neil Negri Drum And Bongo Lessons

Neil Negri Drum And Bongo Lessons

5.0 1 Review
My focus in drumming is about the groove. Being able to play a variety of grooves consistently takes a lot of practice and great mentorship. I want my students to be the best that they can be. I use the knowledge that I have acquired through my music studies at The Drummers Collective NYC and my experiences with various bands to help you to become a great groove drummer. I like to keep things simple yet effective. Our lessons will be fun and I want to make sure that your practice sessions are fun and effective as well. ... View Profile
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MMP Records Studios Academy

MMP Records Studios Academy

5.0 1 Review
MMP Academy is the leading music production, audio engineering, and instrument lesson academy in the Washington DC Metro Area.
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Nick Ruggieri Percussion Instructions

Nick Ruggieri Percussion Instructions

5.0 6 Reviews
Hello! I am a professional drummer in the DC area who has been teaching and peforming for the past 35 years. I teach many styles as well as students of all ages and levels. I vary my teaching style to the individual student, providing them with the most direct route to getting them started on their instrument of choice, be it as a student, professional player or simply for personal growth and enjoyment.  I attended the Berklee School of Music and use similar teaching techniques, dealing with reading, proper technique in gaining mastery of the instrument to feel competent in pursuing ones goals. I am a warm and friendly person and enjoy d ... View Profile
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Reverb Lessons

Reverb Lessons

5.0 11 Reviews
Reverb Lessons is on a mission to make learning to play, sing or create music as easy as possible. Unlike a traditional music lesson company, Reverb Lessons has designed its customer experience around you: simply sign up online, book a time with your instructor and explore your creative side. You have the choice of taking lessons online, at the instructor's location, or at your place — whatever works best for you. All payment is taken care of head of time, so no need to worry about having cash for your lesson. Reverb Lessons puts all of its teachers through a rigorous interview process, ensuring that only the best instructors help you learn t ... View Profile
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CTM STUDIOS

CTM STUDIOS

We are a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional music lessons studio, with solid experience in the musical classroom. For the past 3 years, we have provided music lessons in-studio and in-home, for child and adult students.   Our educators are very comfortable with all aspects of the music syllabus, including teaching musical concepts (such as duration, pitch, dynamics, tone colour, texture and structure) as well as performance, composition, and reading and listening skills. Our teachers possess solid understanding of these concepts and skills in the context of various musical styles, periods and genres. Our staff me ... View Profile
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Ottley Music School, Inc.

Ottley Music School, Inc.

5.0 6 Reviews
Ottley Music School (OMS) is a multi-faceted, Better Business Bureau A+ rated business accredited, musical learning institution established in the Washington, D.C. area in 1973. Its motto is Founder Nevilla E. Ottley has earned B.Mus. (music ed. and piano)., M.A. (music history and organ performance), M.Mus. (choral and orchestral conducting), and has received about a dozen awards for her work in the DMV. A full biography is found at http://www.iamaonline.com/Bio/Nevilla_Eloise_Ottley-Adjahoe.htm . OMS offers private lessons with over a dozen qualified teachers in piano, organ, voice and drama, stringed instruments (harp and guitars as well a ... View Profile
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B&B Music Lessons

B&B Music Lessons

5.0 1 Review
B&B Music Lessons is a Washington DC small business which has been providing at home music lessons since 2005. B&B has created a community of reliable and talented teachers in the DC/MD/VA area. Private music lessons with B&B are fun and engaging while still covering the fundamentals of music. Our music students are excited about taking lessons because we make it easy and fun for them to learn. We know that not every music student wants to become a professional musician and we make sure that music lessons are enjoyable and individually tailored for the music student. ... View Profile
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Miles Lieder Drum Lessons

Miles Lieder Drum Lessons

5.0 3 Reviews
I'm a Washington, DC based professional drummer and drum instructor. I began taking drum lessons from the eager age of six in 1998 and I haven't put down the sticks since. Because of my lengthy background with a variety of drum instructors, I was primed to start teaching drum lessons privately at the age of fourteen. I believe in setting a firm foundation with my students, and provide a customized lesson plan to individually cater to each student. Some of these foundations and techniques include rudiments, reading sheet music, timekeeping and “playing to the song”.I began gaining professional gigging experience during my high ... View Profile
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Terry's World Of Music

Terry's World Of Music

I wanna show my students how to use their music/gift in a positive way that will Enhance and Encourage their daily lives, also everyone they encounter....  I've taught many people how to play instruments, and three of them are the most skilled musicians in the Metropolitan Area.  I play 6 instruments fluently and Sing better than I play, also I don't plan on stopping until I'm layed to rest..  I've always played and sang Christian/Gospel music, and WILL always do the same.. Thanks in advance for your support... ... View Profile
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Jonathan Murray - Hand Drum Instructor

Jonathan Murray - Hand Drum Instructor

I am a hand drum instructor with an eclectic background (West African, Caribbean, Brazilian, Middle-Eastern) of cultural study.  Very beginner-friendly, I have introduced thousands of people to playing drums for the first time.  I teach beginners classes  for djembe, doumbek, conga, kpanlogo and frame drums. I offer intermediate level classes in djembe, conga and tar. I have been teaching group and private classes for over 15 years and develop quality playing through playful approaches.  I specialize in teaching students of all ages (ages 3-93).   ... View Profile
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The Note Factory

The Note Factory

5.0 13 Reviews
My name is Mike Zampi and I teach music instruction in Columbia and Severna Park in Acoustic, Electric, Instrumental, Folk, Open Tunings, Jazz, Lead, Blues, and Rock guitar.I also teach bass, drums, percussion, steel drums, ukele, vocals, lyric writing, production, engineering, and songwriting.I've been teaching music instruction for 28 years and my goal is turn each student into a musician by reading music, understanding note values, and learning the art of playing by ear.  I have been a professional musician for 46 years and have released seven personal CDs and two DVDs.  I have also produced and engineered 100's of regional music ... View Profile
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Limelight Music School

Limelight Music School

We are a family-owned and operated full service music school in Sykesville, MD. We feature private music lessons with working musicians. Every student receives individualized attention and a curriculum tailored to the student's needs and progress.
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Bill's Music

Bill's Music

Description about my music education organization's philosophy, experience, community, curriculum, and faculty: Please visit our individual instructor's bios by clicking on Lessons and then clicking on Meet the Instructors on our billsmusic.com website. Instrument Type: Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar, Classical guitar, Electric bass Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerstyle, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises, Song Writing, Recording and Production, Guidance In Equipment Selection Music Styles: Rock Guitar, Blues Guitar, Folk Gui ... View Profile
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Drums are one of the oldest instruments in the world. Commonly used as a percussion instrument, drums are usually played either together in a drum set or on their own, with either the hand or with sticks.

Drum lessons for beginners usually begin with a practice drum pad and sticks. Beginners learn how to hold the sticks, how to read drum music, and how to play notes and rests. Sometimes the beginner will already have a drum set, in which case lessons will include practicing the right sitting posture and how to use foot pedals.

Drum lessons for adults work in much the same way as lessons for kids, and you can choose to join group lessons or have one-on-one lessons instead. The great thing about learning as an adult is that you already know the musical genres you’d rather drum to – jazz, Latin, heavy metal, etc. – and the type of drum you’d rather learn to play. There are those who wish to learn drumming on drums such as the djembe, bongo drums, bodhrán, or even the tambourine. Even then, you can find drum teachers on lessons.com who specialize in giving lessons on those drums, which include the all-important lessons on hand technique.

Even if you are good at drumming, there is always room for growth. A personal drum instructor can customize your lesson plan based on the level you’re at and the level you’d like to reach. Some people learning to play drums feel that they can get good enough learning from online videos, and they do because they are committed to learning and practicing, but there is great benefit to signing up for personal lessons from a qualified, local, professional drum teacher:

  • You’re committed to going regularly.
  • You have one-on-one attention.
  • Your unique style of playing is honed quickly.
  • Your teacher can focus exclusively on your strengths and weaknesses.
  • You can gain confidence through the encouragement of your teacher.

No matter what age or skill level you are at, our qualified drum instructors are ready to help.
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