Manal Abdel-Khalek is a French horn, trumpet, piano and guitar instructor in Northern Virginia. A lover of classical music, she believes that music is a universal language and enjoys using it as a catalyst and mechanism to connect with others.
Hailing from New Jersey, Manal's musical endeavors first began with...
Alec Sullivan is a multi instrumentalist music teacher and composer based in Arlington Virginia. He holds a B.A. in Music from Virginia Commonwealth University, where he studied Guitar under Mike Ess and David Toussaint and Piano with Wells Hanley.
Alec began his musical journey by studying guitar at age...
About Stuart Pollard
, French Horn
Instructor Stuart Pollard is an accomplished, multi-instrumental music educator originally from Pontypool, South Wales who resides in the Northern Virginia Area. As a brass specialist, he offers lessons on all instruments in this section including trumpet, euphonium, trombone, French horn and more. He also teaches piano, voice, guitar,...
Ivan Liptak is a Piano, Guitar, and Voice instructor who enjoys teaching performance, composition, and the many forms of music. With experience in a wide range of settings, Ivan is eager to grow further in his own journey and share his knowledge with his students.
As a child in New...
Holly grew up in a musical family, her father was a classical pianist and her mother was a country singer-guitarist. As a result, she learned classical piano as pop/folk guitar as there were always instruments in the house. As a young child, she tagged along to her mother's gigs...
Diego is a NoVA based Drum, Guitar, Piano, and Violin instructor who works with students of all ages and abilities. Music has been a part of Diego's life from a young age, and his passion for sharing his art with others naturally led him to music education.
Benjamin Sacks is a multi-threat instrumentalist and singer/songwriter residing in Rockville, Maryland. Ben's main instrument is the guitar and he has been playing the guitar for almost 13 years. Ben plays and teaches many different styles of music ranging from Jazz to Metal. Ben has been playing the...
Brad Smith is a composer and music instructor who has been teaching since 2006. He graduated from Hofstra University with a degree in Music Theory, and his primary instrument was Classical Guitar. He studied under Bill Zito, and Larry Snitzler - protégé and friend of the legendary...
Seeking community through music and our shared history, Aaron Levine is a professional musician and Audio Engineer intent on interpreting and passing down our shared history of music. He began taking private lessons on guitar at age 7, continued so through middle and high school, loves to sing and...
Jessica (Jessie) Taylor is a multi-instrumental music instructor who is excited to share the experience of learning an instrument with her students! She works with a wide variety of ages on guitar, ukulele, voice, and piano and began her own musical journey as a child taking guitar lessons. ...
Emmanuel Trifilio is a guitarist, pianist, and composer originally from Argentina. He came to the US in 2009 to perform at the GALA Hispanic Theater in Washington D.C. and has since been performing, composing, and teaching based out of Washington D.C.
He started studying the guitar at the age of 5,...
Diane Riccobene is a multi-instrumental instructor in the Washington, D.C. area who teaches drums, percussion, guitar, ukulele and bass guitar. She has dedicated her life to music and is passionate about helping students find their musical voice.
As a young child, Diane could be found drumming with pots and pans...