Sam Matheson is a guitarist based out of the DC metro area. He teaches all ages of students, from beginner to advanced, and he specializes in teaching rock, pop, country, folk and jazz.
Sam began performing at the age of 16 with friends from school in the band...
Nicole Morris is a Northern Virginia native who has been working with students ranging from young beginners through adults since graduation from college. She attended North Carolina School of the Arts, as well as Northern Virginia Community College, and Virginia Commonwealth University.
Nicole's musical experience began with an...
Justin Price is a Northern Virginian guitar player/instructor. He has had a passion for music above all things for as long as he can remember, finding himself enthralled by Black Sabbath and '90s hard rock in early adolescence, and requesting a KISS theme for his 5th birthday party (He had...
Chris Watson is a violin, piano and guitar instructor in the Washington, D.C. area. He enjoys making lessons fun and intriguing to improve his students' literacy, as well as increase their sense of musicianship.
Chris started playing the violin when he was 9 years old. He continued his study...
About Andrew Pendergrast
, Music Education
, Music Theory
Andrew Pendergrast is a multi-instrumentalist music educator and composer from Atlanta, GA. He relocated to the D.C. area in 2009 and has performed in many different settings, including classical ensembles, jazz groups, choirs, rock bands, musical theater companies, and solo recitals.
Andrew has a B.A. in music from the George...
Robert Wolk, composer/percussionist/guitarist, lives in the DC/Baltimore area. As a percussionist he has given numerous world premieres including works by Thomas DeLio, Stuart Saunders Smith, and Dawn Avery. He is the drummer and composer for the group Kabob-o-taj with whom he has recorded two albums. He also plays with the...
Originally from Torrance, CA, Joseph Lee is a violin, guitar, ukulele, and piano instructor in the Washington, D. C. area. He believes that music itself is something that has the potential to bring great joy, express the heart, and should be accessible to all who have an interest.
Andrew is a passionate guitarist and educator. He first fell in love with the instrument in high school when his friend taught him how to strum the chords to one of his favorite songs. He knew immediately that this was his calling and he has dedicated his life to music...
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...
"Musical training is a more potent instrument than any other, because rhythm and harmony find their way into the inner places of the soul." - Plato
Born in Bogota, Colombia, but raised in Annapolis, MD, Miles grew up surrounded by music. His parents are avid music lovers, and always played music...
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,...
On a quest to save the world through music, Alex is devoted to performing jazz and teaching his students to discover the joy of playing an instrument and all the magic that it brings along. Despite being a bass player by trade, Alex is a very experienced piano, guitar, and...