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  • Reverb Lessons

    Reverb Lessons

    Washington, DC · Lana A.

    (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
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  • Apex Music

    Apex Music

    Oxon Hill, MD · Ken Landon

    (2 reviews)

    I stand out by being able to answer your questions,Teaching you every aspect of guitar playing. This includes Reading,Improvisation,Songwriting,Music Theory,Soloing and Accompanying Singers or playing in a band in every idiom of Music from Rock, Metal, Blues, Country & Jazz. I have taught Guitar over 25 years with students from all ages and backgrounds and experience levels, whether Beginner or Experienced. If you are serious about learning to play Guitar,I will take you Seriously! I have the teaching ability and patience to guide you on your journey as a Musician. I have a Bachelors in Mu
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  • CTM STUDIOS

    CTM STUDIOS

    Alexandria, VA · Music Lessons

    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
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  • Aaron Thaul Piano And Guitar Lessons

    Aaron Thaul Piano And Guitar Lessons

    Chevy Chase, MD · Aaron Thaul

    I am a piano and guitar player with many years of teaching experience both privately and at Bach 2 Rock Music School in Bethesda. I studied Jazz at Emory University and spent 3 years playing in Jazz Combos there. I love Rock n' Roll, Classic Rock, Blues, Jazz, Classical, Showtunes and I enjoy learning to play new pop songs as well as writing some of my own music. My greatest strengths as a teacher, I'm told, are that I'm fun, easy to get along with and good at simplifying complicated pieces. Looking forward to meeting you and getting started!
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  • Sean Borja Guitar Lessons

    Sean Borja Guitar Lessons

    Washington, DC · Sean Borja

    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
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  • Michelle Webb Guitar Lessons

    Michelle Webb Guitar Lessons

    Washington, DC · Michelle Webb

    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
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  • Ignacio Hernandez Guitar Lessons

    Ignacio Hernandez Guitar Lessons

    Washington, DC · Ignacio Hernandez

    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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  • Michael Scoglio Guitar Lessons

    Michael Scoglio Guitar Lessons

    Washington, DC · Michael Scoglio

    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
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  • Greggory Hammond Guitar Lessons

    Greggory Hammond Guitar Lessons

    Washington, DC · Greggory Hammond

    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,
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  • Arena Sound Music Instruction

    Arena Sound Music Instruction

    Washington, DC · Kevin Glass

    Description about my music education organization's philosophy, experience, community, curriculum, and faculty: Lessons should be enjoyable and designed around the student's or parent's goals. Description of scholarships or financial assistance : We plan to add a scholarship program. Instrument Type: Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar, Classical guitar, Electric bass Music Styles Rock Guitar, Blues Guitar, Folk Guitar, Country Guitar, Alternative Guitar, R & B Guitar, Metal Guitar, Bluegrass Guitar, Classical Guitar, HipHop Guitar, Pop Guitar, Jazz Guitar, Christian/Gospel Guitar
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  • Brian White Guitar Lessons

    Brian White Guitar Lessons

    Silver Spring, MD · Brian White

    My teaching approach: I find teaching to be the most rewarding field of music. I have been playing bass for 20 years and spent the majority in studio production of the bass. I spent the last 6 years touring trough Europe,Canada. and the United States. My musical background and influences ranga from classical to hard rock with a lot in the middle. I have a vast knowledge of not just music theory,but of the bass guitar. My guitar lessons take place in: Either location Guitar Techniques: Fingerpicking, Improvisation, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises, Recording and Production, Guidance In Equi
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  • Robert Adams Guitar Lessons

    Robert Adams Guitar Lessons

    Silver Spring, MD · Robert Adams

    My teaching approach: I like to ensure that the student has a firm grasp on the guitar's tuning system and how that works out in patterns on the guitar and then based upon the students goals and objectives begin to work out how they want to best express themselves. I own a variety of electric and acoustic guitars; Fender, PRS, Takamine and amps as well Roland, Fender, Line 6, Peavey, Crate. I generally let the students try to find what THEY like and how we can develop the sound they hear in THEIR heads. My influences are: Prince, Jesse Johnson, Jimmy Nolan, Freddie Stone, Leo Nocentelli, Dez
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  • Josh Urban Guitar Lessons

    Josh Urban Guitar Lessons

    Silver Spring, MD · Josh Urban

    My teaching approach: Hi there! I'm Josh, and I teach guitar for a living. I view myself as an ambassador to music, and want you to love it as much as I do. I truly believe we can all be great artists, or at least have a blast while playing guitar. It's my goal to help you...rock out! All levels are welcome in my studio. I work for you, and I never forget that. In addition to teaching, I play locally as well My influences are: Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimi Hendrix, Chuck Brown, Beethoven, Eddie Van Halen, Charlie Parker, Joe Satriani, Paul Gilbert, Jeff Beck My guitar lessons take place in: The t
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  • Christopher Henry Guitar Lessons

    Christopher Henry Guitar Lessons

    Fairfax, VA · Christopher Henry

    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
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  • Tony Greenfield Guitar Lessons

    Tony Greenfield Guitar Lessons

    Fairfax, VA · Tony Greenfield

    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
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  • Rich Russman Guitar Lessons

    Rich Russman Guitar Lessons

    Fairfax, VA · Rich Russman

    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,
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  • Larry Rice Guitar Lessons

    Larry Rice Guitar Lessons

    Falls Church, VA · Larry Rice

    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
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  • Anthony Vespoli Guitar Lessons

    Anthony Vespoli Guitar Lessons

    Fairfax, VA · Anthony Vespoli

    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
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  • Deffenbaugh House Of Music

    Deffenbaugh House Of Music

    Fairfax, VA · Mark Deffenbaugh

    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
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  • Alex Salser Guitar Lessons

    Alex Salser Guitar Lessons

    Fairfax, VA · Alex Salser

    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
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  • Jensen Kvarnes Guitar Lessons

    Jensen Kvarnes Guitar Lessons

    Fairfax, VA · Jensen Kvarnes

    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
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  • Ottley Music School, Inc.

    Ottley Music School, Inc.

    Hyattsville, MD · Nevilla E. Ottley-Adjahoe

    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 in piano, organ, voice and drama, stringed instruments (harp and g
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  • Steve Killian Guitar Lessons

    Steve Killian Guitar Lessons

    Fairfax, VA · Steve Killian

    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
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  • Mark Maggiolo Guitar Lessons

    Mark Maggiolo Guitar Lessons

    Fairfax, VA · Mark Maggiolo

    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
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  • Billy Hancock Guitar Lessons

    Billy Hancock Guitar Lessons

    Fairfax, VA · Billy Hancock

    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
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  • Jerry White Guitar Lessons

    Jerry White Guitar Lessons

    Fairfax, VA · Jerry White

    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
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  • Justin Pirocchi Guitar Lessons

    Justin Pirocchi Guitar Lessons

    Fairfax, VA · Justin Pirocchi

    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.
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  • Life Music Academy

    Life Music Academy

    Fairfax, VA · Michelle Fragar

    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

  • Alexander Rani Guitar Lessons

    Alexander Rani Guitar Lessons

    Fairfax, VA · Alexander Music

    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.
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  • Accelerando Music

    Accelerando Music

    Fairfax, VA · Katie Ribik

    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.
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  • RockNfunmusic

    RockNfunmusic

    Fairfax, VA · Diane Glass

    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.

  • B&B Music World

    B&B Music World

    Fairfax, VA · Bhagwan Khalsa

    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
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  • Buckley Piano Lessons

    Buckley Piano Lessons

    Washington, DC · Conor Buckley

    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
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  • Byrd Inspiration Airshows & Guitar Lessons

    Byrd Inspiration Airshows & Guitar Lessons

    Hyattsville, MD · Doug Byrd Jr

    Friendly and Humble Greetings, My name is Doug Byrd and I am a life student in all my areas of expertise; especially with regards to my instruction. I have to study, learn, and dynamically adapt to each one of my students in order to provide them with the most efficient and effective instruction possible. I am great with kids too. And I have an extremely open mind and am very flexible; so please feel free to talk to me; feedback good or bad always helps to accomplish the common objective. I specialize in Bass/ Lead Guitar, and Aviation. All of which I do professionally. I also instruct Beg
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  • Derrick Rush Guitar Lessons

    Derrick Rush Guitar Lessons

    Washington, DC · Derrick Rush

    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
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  • Dan Lamaestra - One Step Up Studio

    Dan Lamaestra - One Step Up Studio

    Vienna, VA · Daniel Lamaestra

    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
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  • GuitarTrain

    GuitarTrain

    Arlington, VA · John Butler

    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
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  • M Institute For The Arts

    M Institute For The Arts

    Washington, DC · Susanna Barasch

    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
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  • Michael Hill Guitar Lessons

    Michael Hill Guitar Lessons

    Fairfax, VA · Michael Hill

    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
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