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  • Kenya's Keys Voice & Piano Studio

    Kenya's Keys Voice & Piano Studio

    With more than 14 years of experience in music education, Kenya's Keys Voice & Piano Studio provides personal instruction specific to your goals and abilities. I have taught over 11,000 students to enjoy, love, and appreciate making great music. Let me help you grow your knowledge and skills so your creativity and talent can shine! Takenya attended Florida A&M University on a full academic scholarship and graduated Cum Laude with a B.S. in Music Education. She is classically trained in both Voice and Piano. Takenya is currently enrolled at Berklee College of Music Online pursuing a Master

  • Deborah Liles Jazz

    Deborah Liles Jazz

    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

  • Dan Lamaestra - One Step Up Studio

    Dan Lamaestra - One Step Up Studio

    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

  • Randall Reade Piano Instruction

    Randall Reade Piano Instruction

    Greetings! I am a trained and experienced piano teacher who loves to teach all ages and all levels. After having taught piano for over 20 years, I have learned how to make lessons interesting at all levels while still progressing towards specific goals. Although I teach mainly classical music, I also teach jazz and popular music, which I think are needed to be well balanced as a musician. Of course, I also teach a lot of music theory because it is fun and helps the student to better understand how music works. I take a natural approach to hand position and am I very encouraging and pa

  • Ottley Music School, Inc.

    Ottley Music School, Inc.

    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

  • 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 variou

  • Seidenman's Guitar

    Seidenman's Guitar

    (1 review)

    I have been performing as a professional classical guitarist for over 25 years. I have at least 15 years of experience teaching guitar, including teaching at Dale Music Co. and Montgomery College Music Department as an adjunct guitar instructor. I am currently on the faculty of the Maryland Music Academy in Columbia, Maryland. I started guitar lessons when I was 8 years old, and have studied with a few well known concert guitarists. I have performed in master classes with internationally recognized guitarists, have given solo guitar recitals in several concert halls, as well as performed in in

  • Dan Mack Guitar Lessons

    Dan Mack Guitar Lessons

    (1 review)

    My teaching approach: I’m a Conservatory-trained guitarist, and I have performed and taught guitar for over 25 years. I teach many styles, including classical, folk, rock blues and more. For beginners, I teach easy notes and chords, basic rhythm, strumming and picking, and how to tune the guitar. Lessons for more advanced students are tailored to their specific needs. All students will use their favorite music as a basis for lessons. I encourage students learn to read standard music notation as well as tabs and chord symbols. I also teach “painless” music theory, using the gu

  • Tom Lawrence Guitar Lessons

    Tom Lawrence Guitar Lessons

    (5 reviews)

    My teaching approach: First it has to be fun and interesting, not just a boring method book one, two or three experience. I have done this long enough to know how to get people excited about making a commitment to the guitar and give you the things that will get you playing sooner then later. My influences are: Everything from surf guitar, country, classic rock & blues. I love jazz guitar and classical as well. So many nice players I enjoy, just too many to list. Think of playing the guitar as a buffet of food with lots of good things to try. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's

  • Larry Rice Guitar Lessons

    Larry Rice Guitar Lessons

    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

  • Steve Killian Guitar Lessons

    Steve Killian Guitar Lessons

    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

  • Morgan Henry Guitar Lessons

    Morgan Henry Guitar Lessons

    (3 reviews)

    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

  • Buckley Piano Lessons

    Buckley Piano Lessons

    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

  • Mauricio Fernandez Piano Studio

    Mauricio Fernandez Piano Studio

    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.

  • Home Studio Of Susan Bragg

    Home Studio Of Susan Bragg

    Music enhances learning for Math and Science.  As a teacher I am committed to adapting the learning style , methodology and material to meet the individual's goals.  There are many adults as well as children that want to learn and I have taught both in my 30 years experience.  Teaching Piano is my passion and I enjoy teaching beginner as well as advanced students. I live in the Lorton area and if you come to my home you will have a state of the art Grand Piano to learn on. 

  • Derrick Rush Guitar Lessons

    Derrick Rush Guitar Lessons

    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

  • Reverb Lessons

    Reverb Lessons

    (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, ensuri

  • The Melody House

    The Melody House

    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.

  • Mark Lavoie Professional VIOLIN LESSONS

    Mark Lavoie Professional VIOLIN LESSONS

    My name is Mark Lavoie, I've taught violin for over 15 years. I work with students of all ages and levels, from beginning lessons for children and adults in both fiddle and classical music, to conservatory student lessons. I enjoy helping my students reach their highest potential in the violin, as well as have fun learning to play and perform with others.My teaching methods include:-- Repertoire work at all levels, from Suzuki to Paganini.-- Intensive technique and musicality work. (Galamian, Perlman, and Zukerman methods.)-- Ear training and music theory.-- Performance, competition, audition,

  • Monica Ihne Piano Lessons

    Monica Ihne Piano Lessons

    Music education has been proven to have so many positive effects on cognitive, behavioral, and emotional development. Experience the joy of hassle free music instruction in your home for your children. No need to pack up, drive, wait, etc. I've got it all covered. Conservatory trained classical pianist of United States Botanic Garden minor in psychology, with full time professional teaching experience since 2009. Performance experience including Carnegie hall, Avery Fischer Hall, Kimmel Center. Performance is exciting, but my passion is in teaching. I love my work and love seeing my students l

  • 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 su

  • Dr. Lim's Piano Studio

    Dr. Lim's Piano Studio

    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!

  • 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 t

  • M Institute For The Arts

    M Institute For The Arts

    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

  • Sky Music Instruction

    Sky Music Instruction

    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.

  • Bach To Rock - Bristow

    Bach To Rock - Bristow

    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&

  • Jodi Beder

    Jodi Beder

    I have very deep knowledge of chamber and orchestral music, both as a performer and as a music theorist (with a PhD in music theory). (I also work professionally on college music textbooks.) I am an active chamber and orchestral player, and have been a principal player in many orchestras, as well as member of non-classical groups in folk, rock, and other styles. I improvise and encourage students to develop abilities for playing by ear, improvising, or composing.  I feel strongly that a good understanding of music is essential for good performance of any kind of music.

  • Russian Music Academy Of America

    Russian Music Academy Of America

    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

  • Julie Starling  Music Lessons - Piano, Guitar, Uke, Bass

    Julie Starling Music Lessons - Piano, Guitar, Uke, Bass

    Learn the Music YOU want to play! I teach piano and guitar, ukulele, and electric bass. Pop, rock, classical, blues, folk, jazz, improvising, arranging, composing, and music theory. Relaxed and fun! 20+ years experience. I started teaching music lessons at age 15.  BA in Drama/Music  CUA 1988.  AFA in Studio Art MC 2010. I currently study online at Berklee College of Music.  

  • Nicole Lamm Vocal Studio LLC

    Nicole Lamm Vocal Studio LLC

    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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Music Theory Lessons Near You

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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 lessons.com. 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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"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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