Geoff Sawyer has provided private and classroom music instruction in a variety of contexts for over thirty years. Although his early background focused on rock and blues styles with guitar, piano, and voice, he has taught and performed multiple guitar styles as well as piano, and has additionally provided training...
Alex Taylor is a teacher, composer, and performer of guitar, bass guitar, ukulele, piano, and music theory. He earned his Bachelors in Music Performance at Towson University, studying classical guitar under Troy King and composition under Thomas Ciufo. As a teacher, Alex's goal is to foster a lifetime of...
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...
Chloe Lorence is a piano and guitar instructor who knew from a very young age that she would play music for the rest of her life. She has been involved in many different types of bands, music programs and teaching environments throughout her life. Drawing from her vast...
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...
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...
About Stuart Pollard
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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...
Jonathan Lee Smith, guitarist, is an active musician in northern Virginia and a current doctoral student of classical guitar at Shenandoah University.
Jonathan has received awards in a number of competitions including 1st place "James Stroud All-Ohio Guitar Competition 2014;" 1st Prize "Southern Guitar Festival 2014, chamber division;" 3rd Prizes in...
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...
Evan Williamson is a guitar, electric bass, and piano instructor based in Silver Spring, Maryland. He believes that the more time and energy you put into something, the more you grow to love and appreciate it. This long-term process is one he hopes to instill in each of...
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...