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  • Dr. Lim's Piano Studio

    Dr. Lim's Piano Studio

    Centreville, VA 20120

    Trained as a concert pianist. Holding BM, MM, DMA in Piano Performance. I have 20+ years of teaching experience of all levels and ages. I am focusing on serious students who are willing to build up their musical experience with competitions. Contact me now for you to get started on your career!

  • Follow Your Dream Vocal Lyceum

    Follow Your Dream Vocal Lyceum

    Centreville, VA 20120

    5.0 (1)

    I have 25 years experience of teaching voice, and some piano also. I have taught at 2 universities, on the voice faculty: University of Utah, and Weber State University. I give my students FULL, comprehensive training, so they become a WELL-rounded performer - not just a singer! I train the TECHNICAL side:  breathing technique, as well as how to get those high notes, expand your range, blending chest & head voices. And I also teach the ARTISTIC side: interpretation, expression, phrasing, etc. Plus I also teach the PERFORMING aspect: stage presence, movement, gestures, staging techniqu

  • Russian Music Academy Of America

    Russian Music Academy Of America

    Centreville, VA 20120

    Hello! Privet! Здравствуйте! I have Masters on Piano Pedagogy and Piano Performance from Gnessin Academy of Music ( Moscow,Russia) and more than 30 years of teaching experience of students of different levels and ages. Some went for music career, some became winners of competitions, some enjoy piano playing and do not need me anymore, because I though them how to became independent learners.  There is no teacher with such credentials around here. I am expensive but I am quality teacher. Your investment will be paid off. I know you will thank me.  Try my first lesson for free. I can t


    Oakton, VA 22124

    5.0 (3)

    I provide individually personalized professional instruction based on the background and goals of each student. My training as a teacher and as a performer is based on classic Western European pedagogical foundations. I was a student of two of the pre-eminent teachers (piano, organ, composition and classical improvisation) of the Washington, D.C. area from 1985 - 2002. My teaching studio is one of the most fully complete in the area, with two Steinway B pianos, a full MIDI recording suite, electronic classical organ and 2 manual harpsichord. I am a member of all of the major music teacher orga

  • Quest Music, Inc.

    Quest Music, Inc.

    Oakton, VA 22124

    I have been teach singing and music theory for 26 years, and I have been an active performing entertainer ever since I graduated from Ithaca College and joined the Air Force Singing Sergeants.  My teaching is firmly based in physiological awareness of the best possible techniques for one to enjoy a long, healthy, rewarding lifetime of singing.  My students and I also have tons of fun as they progress to becoming a wonderful singer!

  • Dan Lamaestra - One Step Up Studio

    Dan Lamaestra - One Step Up Studio

    Vienna, VA 22181

    I have played music for my entire adult life, and started on guitar at the age of 16. The US NavyBand is my main job, where I work as a classical and jazz pianist, and occasionally play guitar and bass as required for the job. I have been there for 13 years, and hold the position of presidential support pianist, for the White House and other official VIP functions. I am a student of music history and music theory, and believe every music student should have a well rounded approach to playing music. If you play by ear, I can help you read and understand what you are playing. If you are a r

  • 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.

  • Mark's Music Prep

    Mark's Music Prep

    Fairfax, VA 22030

    5.0 (4)

    I teach students not only how to advance with their instruments but how to become musicians and help them to understand how music can play a vital role in their growth and development in other areas as well. My teaching style is more modern in a sense that I try to relate everyday things students go through, to music in a way that is fun and active for the students but stimulating as well. My students often leave their lessons in a more positive and upbeat mood then when they first entered. Ive been teaching at the Sheerwood Community center here in Fairfax for about a year and a half now and

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • Free Your Voice Music Studio

    Free Your Voice Music Studio

    Manassas, VA 20110

    5.0 (1)

    I have been singing and performing for over 15 years, teaching for over 10 years. I am dedicated in helping others achieve their goals and enjoy seeing others seek out their dreams. Let me help you on your journey!

  • Mauricio Fernandez Piano Studio

    Mauricio Fernandez Piano Studio

    Annandale, VA 22003

    I'm a piano performer and teacher from Costa Rica. I have been teaching for more than 15 years, to students from 5-70. I have a very structured methodology and have a Russian formation. I teach in my private studio in Annandale, and can also travel to your home. English and Spanish spoken.

  • Ryan Nelson Saxophone Lessons

    Ryan Nelson Saxophone Lessons

    Burke, VA 22015

    My passion for music extends to the third grade when I first started playing the saxophone over 20 years ago. I have my music minor and my passion lives on by teaching fellow sax players to reach thier full potential. I am currently a teacher in the fairfax county school system. I am orginally from one of the biggest jazz cities in america, Pittsburgh, PA. My love for jazz as well as classical music really elevates my teaching becuase of the wide range of style!

  • 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&

  • Buckley Piano Lessons

    Buckley Piano Lessons

    Washington, DC 20016

    In-home Piano and Guitar lessons - Music Theory Tutoring Classically trained musician/composer Conor Buckley will aid you in your musical journey from the start. Learn to read music, technical/performance skills, ear training, music theory, and more. Years of teaching and performing experience. Learn songs from your favorite artists such as J. S. Bach, Chopin, The Beatles, Mozart, Led Zeppelin, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rachmaninoff, Liszt, and many more! Lessons offered Monday - Friday: Ages 5+ Serious inquiries only - more information and references available Experience Includes: -Studio Co

  • The Melody House

    The Melody House

    Fairfax Station, VA 22039

    Mrs. McCarthy has been teacher since she was 15 years old. She is patient and will tailor your lessons to meet your individual needs.  There are private piano lessons, music composition and theory.  Styles are Classical to Jazz. She has studied at the Alexandria School of Music, Royal Academy of Music, UTA, Old Dominion, George Mason and Berklee School of Music.

  • Daniel G Batres Music Instructor

    Daniel G Batres Music Instructor

    Springfield, VA 22152

    Hello! My name is Daniel G Batres I love the the piano and I love teach. In the last 10 years I have been the pianist, director of choir and orchestra in Capital Baptist Church. My classes are very practical, where the student  is always playing, of course we will also study theoretical aspects of music. With more than 10 years of experience I afford an excellent musical instruction. I hope to meet you soon and together explore the wonderful world of piano. Daniel G Batres 

  • Morgan Henry Guitar Lessons

    Morgan Henry Guitar Lessons

    Alexandria, VA 22312

    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 bands s

  • Nebal Maysaud Composition

    Nebal Maysaud Composition

    Alexandria, VA 22312

    There are not too many composers with the background that I have. I come from a Lebanese family and grew up on the edge of poverty. In my music and my teachings, I try to bring out what makes us personal. Students will not just learn the technique of composition, but I will also work hard to foster their passion and creativity. 

  • M Institute For The Arts

    M Institute For The Arts

    Washington, DC 20007

    We are a non-profit music studio in downtown Georgetown (M & 31st). Why us? -We some of the best faculty in the area, with training from conservatories such as Juilliard, Curtis, MSM, Jacobs School, and AVA with careers that have taken them to major concert halls and stages around the world. Our teachers are experts in their field. -Preparation for the Royal Colleges ABRSM exams, which can be used for school credits, resume-building, and college scholarships internationally.  -Music theory and other instruments also offered. -Music community: Monthly studio classes, large recital oppo

  • Piano Playing Dreams

    Piano Playing Dreams

    Washington, DC 20007

    My goal is to make your piano playing dreams come true. Whether your little one would like to play nursery rhymes with two hands or you want to play a virtuosic work by Rachmaninoff, I have the tools to help you succeed. I graduated with a degree in music along with a teaching certificate from Hollins University. My quality lessons include note reading, rhythmic development, repertoire building, performance opportunites, ear training, musical games, mus theory, and more to give you a well rounded experience. Feel free to contact me for a free interview and let us take it from there. :)



    Springfield, VA 22153

    I am a 40 yr professional performer and instructor. Playing in Rock, Jazz, Bluegrass, Big Band and ethnic bands from Nashville to New York City. I have played with National Acts such as Riders In The Sky (cowboy music) Hank Williams Jr. I have recorded for PBS specials, radio commercials and many individual sessions. I have taught at many music studios in the Washington DC area. Music & Arts, Foxes Music, Capone Music, Picker's Supply and Kingstowne Acoustic Music as a manager where I ran a monthly jam session. I am certified by Ross Nickerson to teach his banjo methods. I have played with

  • Joseph Inman

    Joseph Inman

    Arlington, VA 22206

    5.0 (6)

    I perfer at this point in my life of working with adults.  I offer a range of learning from classical, jazz, pop and even some improvization.  I do require basic technique work for without a strong finger, arm, muscle memory development, one cannot truly play musically as they are held back without this technique development which in my studio is: scales, arpeggios, and chords and inversions.  Some exercises I've developed by my teachers from the past are used, also.  I ask 1/4 of the time you practice to be used in technique development, the rest preparing pieces. I also w

  • Narciso Solero Piano Studio

    Narciso Solero Piano Studio

    Arlington, VA 22206

    Hello! Thank you for taking the time to get to know a little bit more about me, my teaching experience, and my studio. "People enjoy doing things they do well." This very simple statement provides the cornerstone for my teaching philosophy and mission as a teacher: no matter what your personal goals or desires for you or your child may be in learning piano, I want to provide you with the tools and means to achieve those goals. People want to play piano for many different reasons; there as many different goals and dreams as there are piano students. Some learn to play piano for their own person

  • Claudie Morrisey Music Lessons

    Claudie Morrisey Music Lessons

    Arlington, VA 22206

    5.0 (2)

    Hello everyone! My name is CJ. I have been playing since the age of 13 where my passion for music was exposed and expressed through keys. I play from a place of passion and I help students to find this same passion within themselves. Whether you have never played the piano or consider yourself an intermediate player, I will teach you the skills necessary to play through passion. Because I can teach students to learn from sheet music AND uncovering their "ear" for music, students leave each lesson with a sense of accomplishment and confidence in their potential.

  • Deborah Liles Jazz

    Deborah Liles Jazz

    Alexandria, VA 22304

    Welcome to Super Training! It's jedi master training, and we laugh, find the beauty in the struggle, and transform. We dig down on what your struggles are, and how to develop skill sets and chops what beyond what you think you are capable of. Founder Deborah Liles practices what she teaches, and is, quite simply, obsessed with what fuels better vocals to stellar performances and artists. She is a professional jazz and adult contemporary artist, and will guide you in every aspect of a singer's life. If is it a hobby you love to a Taylor/Carrie/Whitney, etc., career, Super Training is n

  • Derrick Rush Guitar Lessons

    Derrick Rush Guitar Lessons

    Washington, DC 20073

    My name is Derrick Rush and have recently moved to the DC area to continue my education at AU-Washington, DC. I am currently working towards finishing my BFA in classical guitar performance. At this time, I am looking for new students who wish to start learning guitar or who would like to build off established skills.With 10+ years experience and formal training, I can provide training in all musical methods, including theory, ear training, sight-reading, guitar technique, song writing and guitar performance. Styles include Rock, Metal, Classical and Acoustic. Goals & objectives of student

    Best of 2018


    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

  • 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. 

  • Nicole Lamm Vocal Studio LLC

    Nicole Lamm Vocal Studio LLC

    Alexandria, VA 22303

    I have a passion for teaching and love being a part of the learnng process.  Nothing is more rewarding than seeing a student gain confidence in his/her ability and improve his/her vocal techniques and quality of sound. My teaching method focuses on good breathing, vocal support, forward placement, clear diction, and freedom of sound.  This technique can be applied to a variety of musical styles.  In addition to exploring contrasting musical styles such as classical music and musical theatre, students also learn to read music and study basic music theory. Students receive a well-

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Have you ever wanted to better understand music theory? Have you ever found the need to improve your music theory knowledge? Have you ever wanted to learn more about music theory? Whether you are a beginner or well-versed in the subject, there is always a time for conversing and learning when it comes to music theory.

The Importance of Learning Music Theory and Music Theory Lessons
Music theory in many ways is thinking about music, taking time to look at, contemplate, speculate, theorize, and better understand the process. Music theory is a critical part of the music learning environment. It is a fundamental area to be able to improve ones understanding and ones abilities in music. Offering a broader perspetvice in the practices of music, the observations of musicians and the theory and the hypothetical, music theory allows a student to quickly and easily associate and recognize the fullness of what occurs.

The Practice of Music Theory
The practice of music theory is key and practical music making traditions often have the theory of music; this in turn can help with everything from music making to instrument making. The exercises that one goes through in theory can often be described as an academic study, a class of sorts. A big part of music theory has to do with the better understanding of the thought process that occurs behind music. To better understand music theory gives you an understanding of the architectural framework of music. From academic study, to the fundamentals, it has everything to do with music and its understanding. There are so many possibilities of music, and by understanding some of the roots of music we are able to go back to the drawing board and reach better and better places for music.

Take music theory lessons and classes
Learning music theory and taking lessons for music theory is important and helpful if you have an instructor for music theory. You can effectively find a great coach for music theory on This will help you learn the fundamental elements like rhythm, harmony, and form, as well as many other things including and not limited to texture, form or structure, analysis, music perception and thinking, music math, music composition and test theory, and much more.

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Tiffany improved her singing

"Michelle is very understanding and really works with you to find your voice! I noticed a difference in my voice in the first lesson alone. She provides constructive feedback and creates an environment that is supportive and lets you be yourself. Her positive attitude helped me to believe in myself. I greatly enjoyed lessons with Michelle! P.S. Her voice is amazing!"

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Thomas learned to play tennis

"Warren is an absolutely amazing instructor. He is extremely generous with his time and very patient. You can really tell that he teaches because he loves the game and this passion is palpable in every lesson. I started working with Warren because I wanted to learn how to play socially with coworkers and after 12 lessons, he was able to give me a very good foundation on forehands, backhands, and serving. I definitely feel confident enough to play with my friends now and plan on taking more lessons so I can learn how to compete even better!"

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Jerry learned to play the guitar

"Jared is by far the best teacher I have had the opportunity to learn from. He very passionate, fun and very knowledgeable. I am in my sixties, and always wanted to learn to play. I am so thankful that I found Jared I look forward to my lessons. If you are searching for a good teacher, look no further, He is understanding compassionate and just a plan around good guy. Thanks Jared."

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