Deffenbaugh House Of Music

Deffenbaugh House Of Music

5.0 (3)
2 hires on
1 employee
10 years in business

About this pro

The Deffenbaugh House Of music offers professional music instruction in a safe and comfortable environment. With over twenty years of experience as a highly sot after teacher and professional musician  Mark Deffenbaugh provides music instruction that is both fun and highly educational. Each lesson is geared to the individual students needs and taste. Weather you are interested in Classical Music Jazz Improvisation or you want to learn to play your favorite Popular Songs you will find this studio to be a wonderful experience. You will learn to play on a world class hand built German Piano surrounded by the latest in modern keyboard gear and computer music software, including a Moog Sub 37 Synthesizer. 

I enjoy helping my students find their full potential. The study of music is a gateway to self discovery. Watching them grow is a wonderful thing.

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Baltimore, MD 21230
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3 Reviews


  • Antonio R

    Mark Deffenbaugh is an awesome instructor! I have been taking lessons from him for four months now and he is turning me into one great pianist. He teaches theory, techniques and posture. I am really blessed and fortunate to be a student of Deffenbaugh House of Music! Antonio R. on June 28, 2015

  • Amy H

    I have been taking piano lessons from Mark for the last 6 months and it has been a fantastic experience! He is very friendly and patient and he absolutely knows what he is doing. He has a love and passion for music which he will share with you as you grow as a musician. He is very flexible and accommodating when it comes to scheduling or rescheduling your lessons. I would highly recommend Mark Deffenbaugh for any music lessons you need. Amy H. on April 13, 2015

  • Jessie S.

    I interviewed pretty much every music teacher in Alexandria before deciding to go with Mark. There are two types of music teachers I've found - amateur musicians who play guitar in their own band and think they can teach any musical instrument, and professional music teachers who don't have a lot of musical authority. Mark is a musical authority - a professional musician, with solid credentials, and he's an excellent teacher. I really feel like I'm training from a master and not just from an old-fashioned teacher who's stepping me through an instruction routine. He's been able to bring me up to speed on piano very quickly with no pressure. He explains musical techniques and concepts so that they're clearly understood and easy to learn. Jesse S. on June 13, 2014

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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

Each student is an individual. I start with where they are and work from there. 

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I graduated from Berkelee College of Music with a Performance Degree. I studied Jazz improvisation with Vibraphonist Gary Burton.

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

30 minutes $35.00

45 minutes $55.00

60 minutes $70.00