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  • Sky Music Instruction

    Sky Music Instruction

    Centreville, VA 20121

    At Sky Music Instruction, we teach music--not just your instrument. This means you will build a music foundation using your instrument as the learning tool. You will not only learn technique, you will also learn theory, ear training, history, performance and songwriting to provide scope and context.

  • Steve Killian Guitar Lessons

    Steve Killian Guitar Lessons

    Fairfax, VA 22030

    My teaching approach: I design lesson plans to fit the individual student. Please visit my website at www.stevekillian.net to hear audio samples, read student testimonials and more! My influences are: Joe Pass, George Benson, Chet Atkins, Barney Kessel My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar lessons typically take place on these days and hours: My teaching hours are very flexible and I am usually able to accomodate student's schedules. Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Vocal Accompaniment, Improvisation, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises Your first

  • B&B Music World

    B&B Music World

    Fairfax, VA 22030

    Description about my music education organization's philosophy, experience, community, curriculum, and faculty: We provide private music lessons at the homes of our students. Our teachers are dedicated to sharing the joy of music. Because Music Matters! B&B Music Lessons is a Washington DC small business which has been providing at home music lessons since 2005. Our primary goal is to change lives through music, one lesson at a time. Its founders are Brad Clements and Bhagwan Khalsa. Both are DC natives and are professional musicians, dedicated to sharing the joy of music through performance

  • RockNfunmusic

    RockNfunmusic

    Fairfax, VA 22030

    Description about my music education organization's philosophy, experience, community, curriculum, and faculty: Lessons are in home or in our Arlington studio. Students should start with learning the songs they enjoy playing while simultaneously learning the basics of their instrument.

  • Accelerando Music

    Accelerando Music

    Fairfax, VA 22030

    Description about my music education organization's philosophy, experience, community, curriculum, and faculty: Accelerando believes that teaching music is not just a profession, but a passion. The strongest teacher is one who is not only accomplished on his/her instrument, but who is also trained in HOW to teach, and loves doing so. Katie Ribik is an accomplished pianist/guitarist with 20 years playing experience. She has a BA in Music from UVA & a Music Ed Teaching Certificate from Montclair University.

  • Christopher Henry Guitar Lessons

    Christopher Henry Guitar Lessons

    Fairfax, VA 22030

    My teaching approach: I am a Murphy Method teacher, and I teach completely by-ear with no written materials such as tablature used. My guitar lessons take place in: either your home or my studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Winchester, Vienna, McLean Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Fingerpicking, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises, Song Writing, Recording and Production, Guidance In Equipment Selection

  • Tony Greenfield Guitar Lessons

    Tony Greenfield Guitar Lessons

    Fairfax, VA 22030

    My teaching approach: Low Stress… No Pressure… Set Your Own Pace… Have Fun! I have no teaching degree, but I've taught many and they all Love it! If you REALLY Want To Play Guitar… I can help you achieve this goal in a very Fun and Relaxed way… Singing too! R E A D Y ? ? ? Let’s Go! Call Me: 703-407-8277 Hi! I’m Tony Greenfield. I’ve enjoyed playing acoustic guitar and singing for over 37 years. My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: My home studio - Sterling, VA 20164 Guitar Techniques: Rhythm guitar

  • Rich Russman Guitar Lessons

    Rich Russman Guitar Lessons

    Fairfax, VA 22030

    My teaching approach: Learn guitar by building a repertoire. Ear training, music theory, improvisation, playing technique, and practice methods are all incorporated into the songs you learn. My influences are: Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Gary Moore, Pete Townshend, The Allman Brothers, Robben Ford, Robert Johnson, Howlin' Wolf, Elmore James, Albert King, Freddie King, BB King, Jimmy Page, Keith Richards My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar lessons typically take place on these days and hours: Flexible Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Fingerstyle,

  • Alexander Rani Guitar Lessons

    Alexander Rani Guitar Lessons

    Fairfax, VA 22030

    Best describes my music education organization: music school offering a guitar curriculum, guitar studio offering guitar lessons Description about my music education organization's philosophy, experience, community, curriculum, and faculty: A professional guitarist, composer and guitar instructor with 15 years plus experience. Lead performor on major stages. Prepares and organizes concerts for his students. Specializes in making the academic teaching of guitar a fun and interactive experience.

  • Anthony Vespoli Guitar Lessons

    Anthony Vespoli Guitar Lessons

    Fairfax, VA 22030

    My teaching approach: I believe in teaching beginner students their favorite songs using tabs. Then after they become comfortable playing a guitar, we can begin to slowly integrate musical theory and I can teach them how to read sheet music, identify chords, create scales, etc. My influences are: My previous guitar teachers and my current high school teacher Jon Signorelli. My guitar lessons take place in: The student's home Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: In students' homes in Leesburg, Sterling, Ashburn, and Alexandria Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm

  • Deffenbaugh House Of Music

    Deffenbaugh House Of Music

    Fairfax, VA 22030

    My teaching approach: Mark Deffenbaugh is the founder and operator of The Deffenbaughn House of Music In addition to his work at The Deffenbaugh House of Music, Mark is an active music educator, pianist, keyboardist, drummer, guitarist, composer and producer. Mark started making music at the age of six. At sixteen, he was playing the vibes, drums and guitar and started playing gigs in D.C. Within a few short years, he had numerous live and television performances to his credit. Mark attended The Berklee College of Music, where he studied with Gary Burton. Gary took Mark under his wing and bec

  • Alex Salser Guitar Lessons

    Alex Salser Guitar Lessons

    Fairfax, VA 22030

    My teaching approach: I am a nationally touring musician with the folk band Dear Creek and play in a wide variety of groups in the D.C area. I have a degree from Shenandoah Conservatory in Arts Management and Jazz Guitar. I like to help my students develop their musical style and get them to where they are playing shows or just using music as an art that they can share with family and friends to better their life. I approach music through ear training, chord and scale study, site reading and improvisation. I like to use songs that my students are interested in and work on those techniques in

  • Jensen Kvarnes Guitar Lessons

    Jensen Kvarnes Guitar Lessons

    Fairfax, VA 22030

    My teaching approach: I teach beginning and intermediate acoustic and electric guitar to students of all ages above 8 yrs. I am friendly, fun and patient and will start you playing right away. Older students will start with two chords they can strum and play in the first lesson, and youngest students will start with melodies on the thin (high) strings until their hands are strong enough to play chords. My influences are: Jimi Hendrix, John Prine, John Hammond Jr (blues), Frank Zappa, Beatles, Beach Boys, Joao Gilbertoa My guitar lessons take place in: The student's home Guitar lessons t

  • Life Music Academy

    Life Music Academy

    Fairfax, VA 22030

    Description about my music education organization's philosophy, experience, community, curriculum, and faculty: We have lessons in vocals, piano, drums, guitar. Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerstyle, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises, Song Writing, Guidance In Equipment Selection

  • Justin Pirocchi Guitar Lessons

    Justin Pirocchi Guitar Lessons

    Fairfax, VA 22030

    My teaching approach: Students of mine will learn starting from some of the very basics all the way up to some more advanced techniques. They will learn the theory behind the music and how to compose their own songs. My areas of expertise are blues, improvisation, rock, pop, and folk guitar. I teach on a Fender Telecaster or an Epiphone Dot. My influences are: My influences are constantly expanding but Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, BB King, Muddy Waters, Chris Thile, Led Zepplin, Jack White, Muse, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Thrice, and Keith Merrow just to name a few.

  • Mark Maggiolo Guitar Lessons

    Mark Maggiolo Guitar Lessons

    Fairfax, VA 22030

    My teaching approach: Almost 40 years of professional playing and teaching on guitar, bass, mandolin, banjo, dobro, keyboard and fiddle. My influences are: Influences range from guitarists of the 1920s to the modern greats. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Studios in Warrenton, Culpeper and Hume Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerstyle, Slide Guitar, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises, Song Writing

  • Morgan Henry Guitar Lessons

    Morgan Henry Guitar Lessons

    Fairfax, VA 22030

    5.0 (3)

    My teaching approach: I teach popular styles except classical, hiphop, ethnic and flamenco. Guitar playing is FUN. My teaching style is to find songs you want to play, and inject necessary concepts into the process of learning it. Includes music theory and technique. I use ear training, chord diagrams, tab, even standard notation. Bring songs or use my library. My background is in bands, in living rooms, and in the studio. So I can teach you to play by yourself, with others or in bands. My influences are: The British Invasion and folkies got me going in the last 60's - but I've been in ban

  • Billy Hancock Guitar Lessons

    Billy Hancock Guitar Lessons

    Fairfax, VA 22030

    My teaching approach: I prefer my students to read music, but do not insist on it. I teach reading on all levels but also tablature. My approach is to make each student feel comfortable with custom made lessons. I do not believe in a one size fits all program. I am an expert at chord-melody. I also excel in blues, ragtime, rockabilly and all other roots music. My influences are: James Burton, Les Paul, Curtis Mayfield, Jimi Hendrix and Dave Van Ronk just to name a few. My guitar lessons take place in: The student's home Guitar lessons typically take place on these days and hours: 7 Day

  • Jerry White Guitar Lessons

    Jerry White Guitar Lessons

    Fairfax, VA 22030

    My teaching approach: I specialize in creative learning. Students will learn how to read tablature, sheet music, & chords. My students also learn to improvise by playing melody over a chord structure. They will learn how to create background tracks and play melody over it. I also incorporate creative marketing and I show the student how to go about getting gigs, and keeping them as a steady income. My guitar lessons take place in: In the student's home Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Students' homes in Northern Virginia, Southern Maryland & Washington DC. Guitar

  • Michael Hill Guitar Lessons

    Michael Hill Guitar Lessons

    Fairfax, VA 22030

    My teaching approach: Student will learn blues basics and move into generic rock as we go. Blues is the basis for most modern music, so we start with the basic blues and rudimentary guitar skills, then move into learning full songs. My influences are: Anything good :) My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Home studio. Guitar Techniques: Guidance In Equipment Selection, Song Writing, Scales and Exercises, Jamming Skills, Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Fingerstyle, Performance

  • Larry Rice Guitar Lessons

    Larry Rice Guitar Lessons

    Falls Church, VA 22046

    My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar lessons typically take place on these days and hours: Sunday 9am - 10pm Monday - Wednesday 8am - 10pm Thursday 8am - 7pm Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerstyle, Slide Guitar, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises, Song Writing, Recording and Production, Guidance In Equipment Selection

  • Bach To Rock - Bristow

    Bach To Rock - Bristow

    Bristow, VA 20136

    Who We Are at Bach to Rock Bristow Music School Bach to Rock in Bristow, VA provides music lessons for students of all ages and skill levels living in Bristow, Gainesville & Manassas. Instruments we teach include guitar, piano, drums, voice, violin, trumpet & more! B2R birthday parties and seasonal camps are great opportunities to play & learn music with your friends and make new ones! We also have early childhood classes for toddlers and preschoolers. Take your skills to the next level in a Glee Club&

  • Sean Borja Guitar Lessons

    Sean Borja Guitar Lessons

    Washington, DC 20004

    My teaching approach: My lessons for beginners start with the very basics of the guitar's anatomy as well as the fundamental musical road map of the fretboard, all of which are meant to instill an understanding of the guitar that renders figuring out and playing your favorite songs a cinch. At the core of my approach to teaching is the love and passion of music as a means of personal creativity, expression and all around enjoyment. Our lessons will be mutually designed to fit the needs and skills of each student respectively. I have only three rules: 1) Relax!, 2) Stay in Tune, and 3) Stay in

  • Michelle Webb Guitar Lessons

    Michelle Webb Guitar Lessons

    Washington, DC 20004

    My teaching approach: Guitarist Michelle Webb is is recognized as a incredibly creative and innovative guitarists and a restless collaborator who is engaged in exploring and extending the boundaries of her instrument. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: My guitar studio in Brentwood/Mt. Rainier MD Music & Arts (Oxen Hill, MD) Guitar Techniques: Guidance In Equipment Selection, Recording and Production, Song Writing, Scales and Exercises, Music Theory, Reading Music, Jamming Skills, Improvisation, Performance, Vocal

  • Greggory Hammond Guitar Lessons

    Greggory Hammond Guitar Lessons

    Washington, DC 20004

    5.0 (1)

    My teaching approach: Each student has their own way of learning. My experience as a teacher and player helps me determine the best way for each student to learn, resulting in the most progress in the least amount of time. I blend many methods to custom fit the needs and desires of each student. Students leave each lesson with a set of exercises to practice until the next lesson -- the amount of time the student dedicates at home is directly related to their progress. My influences are: Eric Clapton, Alex Lifeson, Jack Johnson, Tony Iommi, Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, Joe Satriani, Trey Anastasio,

  • Michael Scoglio Guitar Lessons

    Michael Scoglio Guitar Lessons

    Washington, DC 20004

    My teaching approach: Michael Scoglio hails from Washington D.C. with a degree in bass performance from the Catholic University of America. He's had the pleasure of headlining the Luxor in Las Vegas, Disneyland, and the Kennedy Center with various groups and ensembles. He will customize the lesson to your particular musical tastes, and will guarantee that your lesson will be a fun and exciting experience every time. My guitar lessons take place in: In the student's home Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Fingerpicking, Slide Guitar, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation

  • CTM STUDIOS

    CTM STUDIOS

    Alexandria, VA 22302

    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 variou

  • GuitarTrain

    GuitarTrain

    Arlington, VA 22202

    The Guitar Train provides quality guitar lessons for students interested in group lessons or private instruction, while accommodating all age groups and levels. We offer group/class lessons in the elementary level and up for kids interested in learning the guitar in a fun-filled atmosphere with children of the same age group and level. Private Instruction- The Guitar Train offers private instruction in many styles of playing including Rock, Jazz, Classical, Blues, Suzuki and Country guitar styles. Study with a degreed, qualified, and professional guitarist and musician for all of

  • Heidi Canzanelli Private Music Lessons

    Heidi Canzanelli Private Music Lessons

    Alexandria, VA 22315

    I am a professional singer, songwriter,  pianist , guitarist with 2 CDs out of my original songs produced by two famous producers; Peter Rafelson ( credits; song writer for Madonna , Stevie Nicks etc. ) and Dito Godwin ( credits producer for No Doubt w Gwen Stefani )  I have 20 years experience teaching ages 4 to adults for private lessons in piano, music theory & composition, & voice.  I have a bachelor degree in music composition, piano & voice having studied in USA & Italy.  I teach in Italy every summer and in Alexandria VA during the school year. 

  • Ignacio Hernandez Guitar Lessons

    Ignacio Hernandez Guitar Lessons

    Alexandria, VA 22314

    My teaching approach: I have studied music in argentina and continued my studies at Berklee College of Music, in Boston. I have been a very active musician in New York, Greece, Washington DC and Buenos Aires, Argentina. I love all music styles and I have been working on many of them for several years My influences are: All the music in the world influences me, for bad or good, it's a constant discovery My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio or the student's home Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: In the Metro area or bus accesible Guitar Techniques: Ja

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