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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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Www.musicrsvp.com

Www.musicrsvp.com

5.0 1 Review
Play by ear, thousands of pop songs. 
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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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Thericklessons.com

Thericklessons.com

I've been an educator for over 25 years. I have also toured and recorded with trendsetters in the music industry such as Herbie Hancock, Marcus Miller, Wayne Shorter, Steve Coleman, Meshell Ndegeocello, Dapp Theory, Garaj Mahal, Shawn Lane and others . My credits are listed on Wikipedia and I also host my online lessons website thericklessons.com. I have conducted workshops at Berklee College of Music, USD, USC, Oberlin Conservatory, Kimmel Center, Univ of Chicago, Cal Arts, and others. I educate beginners, intermediate, and professional drummers of all ages. You can check out my videos on YouTube! ... 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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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 11 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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DRUM LESSONS W/Richard Blake

DRUM LESSONS W/Richard Blake

Now accepting new students: beginners to advanced, all ages and styles welcomed.Available for:• Home or private studio lessons• One-to-one lessons• Group or family lessons• Flexible teaching schedule• Free introductory consultation (no obligations!)Areas of teaching emphasis:• Drums as a musical instrument • Basic foundation for use in ALL musical styles• Sight reading• Improvisation• MUSIC IS FUN!I welcome other instrumentalists who are interested in strengthening their understanding of and relationship to rhythm; and those who want to explore musical improvisation (beginners to advanced).For ... View Profile
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Drum Lessons By Andrew Young

Drum Lessons By Andrew Young

5.0 2 Reviews
Since a young age, I have had an interest in performing and creating live music. That passion had led me to become a full time working musician and instructor. Having a degree in music performance, I have over 10 years of experience to help you start on your musical journey. With a step-by-step curriculum I have created myself, I focus on helping you develop a deeper understanding of music and learn to grow not only as a drummer, but as a musician on the drum set. Every challenge or difficulty in music can be conquered. With enough focus anyone can achieve the goals they set for themselves.  0 0 1 65 374 Andrew Young ... View Profile
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Lutherville Music School

Lutherville Music School

Lutherville Music School features patient, university trained instructors, comfortable studios with high quality instruments. Comfortable waiting area with free WI-Fi for parents. We teach lessons on the most popular instruments, PIANO-GUITAR-VOICE-DRUMS-FLUTE-VIOLIN We also feature a ROCK SCHOOL/BAND program for students who want a more rock/pop experience.  No long-term contracts and convenient scheduling, with sibling discounts. Our on-site Recital Hall insures ample performance opportunities.  Our goal is for you or your child to enjoy the process and result of making music.  ... View Profile
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American Music Studio

American Music Studio

5.0 1 Review
Hello! I'm Brett Workman, owner of American Music Studio. We’re an Annapolis Maryland based Virtual Music Studio, mixing music lessons and recording services to offer a 21st century approach to learning music. We give lessons in Piano, Guitar, Ukulele, Bass, Voice, Song Writing, and Digital Production.  We’d like to start you off with a Free Trial Lesson. This let’s us get to know what your goals are so we can pair you with the right teacher and begin putting together the materials and songs for future lessons. After your trial you may choose from the following classes... If you have any questions at all regarding wh ... View Profile
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Garrett Park School Of Music

Garrett Park School Of Music

5.0 4 Reviews
- Garrett Park has been in business since 1991 and the lesson destination for the DMV and Annapolis, MD area.   - Professional, qualified, vetted, and reputable instructors. - Private lesson rooms, and some of the area's best pricing for lessons. Find us on facebook at:  https://www.facebook.com/gpguitars
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Baltimore School For Drumming

Baltimore School For Drumming

Baltimore School for Drumming has been in business for 21 years. We are referred students by many area high school band directors, college percussion instructors as well as many professional drummers. We provide lessons for beginning to advanced students ages 6 through adult  We teach students how to read with a emphasis on proper hand and foot techniques . We do many styles with drumset which includes contemporary styles such as rock, funk R&B etc. Jazz, Afro-Cuban, and Brazilian styles. We also teach rudimental and orchestral styles on snare . Mallet lessons are also available which includes 2 and 4 mallet techniques. Many of our s ... View Profile
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Inner Sound Music Lessons & More

Inner Sound Music Lessons & More

5.0 2 Reviews
We are a locally owned and operated family business with children of our own in the local school system. Our goal is to provide quality instruments and fantastic musical instruction in a clean, safe learning environment. We aim to provide you with a one-stop shopping experience for all of your musical needs, from a guitar pick or clarinet reed to instruction on the instrument of your choice, we aim to have it in here.
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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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