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Our Teachers

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Acacia is a Baltimore songwriter and performer specializing in progressive, empowering, compassionate children’s music.
Carol Anne Bosco
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While living for a year in New Orleans, Carol Anne began experimenting with alternative styles of playing. She continues to explore and has participated in folk duos and trios, funk rock groups, electrified string quartets, traditional Irish and Scottish music ensembles, alternative rock groups, and jazz ensembles.
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Erik Sharar has been teaching students of all ages in a variety of musical styles, including classical, pop, rock, Latin, flamenco and jazz in the DC area and internationally for almost twenty years.
Ethan Foote Portrait
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Ethan Foote is a composer and performer of concert music, rooted in the traditions of jazz, Western classical, and folk. He writes and plays in many contexts, including theatre and interdisciplinary art.
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Gabriella Cheij, soprano, has experience as a performer in opera, opera workshops, musical theater, solo recitals, concerts, and on the stage in theater performance.
Jonathan Vocke Portrait
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His rich knowledge of old-time and bluegrass tunes will add to the repertoire of any aspiring bluegrass or old-time player. Jonathan teaches guitar, fiddle, banjo, mandolin and ukulele....
Justin Heath Portrait
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Justin’s zest for music ranges across a variety of instruments, including acoustic guitar, 5-string banjo, mandolin, ukulele, and violin. His musical interests range from jazz to folk and bluegrass to flamenco, but he is currently focused predominantly on solo classical guitar and playing tango music...
Luke Chohany Portrait
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Luke specializes in bluegrass, jazz, country, and old-time music, and is comfortable teaching in just about any style....
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A Rockville native, Mari Carlson has been playing violin since she was only three years old. She plays with folk bands and in classical settings, including the Maple Ridge Bluegrass band, MOB gypsy jazz and folk duo, Girl Love Rock Band, Perdondosi quartet (viola), Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra, and the Chippewa Valley Symphony.
Marta Samuel Portrait
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Meet our violin, viola, and piano teacher, Marta Samuel! Her performance experience includes solo concerts, chamber groups, and symphony orchestras....
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Matthew is a music educator, composer, and performer based in Takoma Park. He arranges songs from a variety of styles for his folk/Early Music singing duo, Mountain Tay...
Nick Wilby
Nick studied Jazz Guitar at the University of Massachusetts. Nick moved to DC to pursue a career playing and teaching music and to work with DC-based Pointless Theatre Company as a composer, arranger and performer...
Noah Bowman Portrait
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Noah is a multi-instrumentalist musician with deep roots in the old-time tradition. He’s known for his unique fiddle interpretations and great facility with clawhammer banjo and old-time guitar...
Noah Gitlis Portrait
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Noah studied guitar at the Berklee College of Music. Noah is also an active session player, with special expertise in composition and improvising....
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Seth Kibel is one of the Mid-Atlantic’s premier woodwind specialists, working with some of the best bands in klezmer, jazz, swing, and more.
Jonathan Vocke Portrait
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His rich knowledge of old-time and bluegrass tunes will add to the repertoire of any aspiring bluegrass or old-time player. Jonathan teaches guitar, fiddle, banjo, mandolin and ukulele....
Justin Heath Portrait
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Justin’s zest for music ranges across a variety of instruments, including acoustic guitar, 5-string banjo, mandolin, ukulele, and violin. His musical interests range from jazz to folk and bluegrass to flamenco, but he is currently focused predominantly on solo classical guitar and playing tango music...
Noah Bowman Portrait
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Noah is a multi-instrumentalist musician with deep roots in the old-time tradition. He’s known for his unique fiddle interpretations and great facility with clawhammer banjo and old-time guitar...
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Erik Sharar has been teaching students of all ages in a variety of musical styles, including classical, pop, rock, Latin, flamenco and jazz in the DC area and internationally for almost twenty years.
Ethan Foote Portrait
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Ethan Foote is a composer and performer of concert music, rooted in the traditions of jazz, Western classical, and folk. He writes and plays in many contexts, including theatre and interdisciplinary art.
Luke Chohany Portrait
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Luke specializes in bluegrass, jazz, country, and old-time music, and is comfortable teaching in just about any style....
Nick Wilby
Nick studied Jazz Guitar at the University of Massachusetts. Nick moved to DC to pursue a career playing and teaching music and to work with DC-based Pointless Theatre Company as a composer, arranger and performer...
Noah Gitlis Portrait
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Noah studied guitar at the Berklee College of Music. Noah is also an active session player, with special expertise in composition and improvising....
Carol Anne Bosco
Teacher
While living for a year in New Orleans, Carol Anne began experimenting with alternative styles of playing. She continues to explore and has participated in folk duos and trios, funk rock groups, electrified string quartets, traditional Irish and Scottish music ensembles, alternative rock groups, and jazz ensembles.
Ethan Foote Portrait
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Ethan Foote is a composer and performer of concert music, rooted in the traditions of jazz, Western classical, and folk. He writes and plays in many contexts, including theatre and interdisciplinary art.
Teacher
Seth Kibel is one of the Mid-Atlantic’s premier woodwind specialists, working with some of the best bands in klezmer, jazz, swing, and more.
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Seth Kibel is one of the Mid-Atlantic’s premier woodwind specialists, working with some of the best bands in klezmer, jazz, swing, and more.
Teacher
Acacia is a Baltimore songwriter and performer specializing in progressive, empowering, compassionate children’s music.
Teacher
Erik Sharar has been teaching students of all ages in a variety of musical styles, including classical, pop, rock, Latin, flamenco and jazz in the DC area and internationally for almost twenty years.
Ethan Foote Portrait
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Ethan Foote is a composer and performer of concert music, rooted in the traditions of jazz, Western classical, and folk. He writes and plays in many contexts, including theatre and interdisciplinary art.
Jonathan Vocke Portrait
Teacher
His rich knowledge of old-time and bluegrass tunes will add to the repertoire of any aspiring bluegrass or old-time player. Jonathan teaches guitar, fiddle, banjo, mandolin and ukulele....
Justin Heath Portrait
Teacher
Justin’s zest for music ranges across a variety of instruments, including acoustic guitar, 5-string banjo, mandolin, ukulele, and violin. His musical interests range from jazz to folk and bluegrass to flamenco, but he is currently focused predominantly on solo classical guitar and playing tango music...
Luke Chohany Portrait
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Luke specializes in bluegrass, jazz, country, and old-time music, and is comfortable teaching in just about any style....
Teacher
Matthew is a music educator, composer, and performer based in Takoma Park. He arranges songs from a variety of styles for his folk/Early Music singing duo, Mountain Tay...
Nick Wilby
Nick studied Jazz Guitar at the University of Massachusetts. Nick moved to DC to pursue a career playing and teaching music and to work with DC-based Pointless Theatre Company as a composer, arranger and performer...
Noah Bowman Portrait
Teacher
Noah is a multi-instrumentalist musician with deep roots in the old-time tradition. He’s known for his unique fiddle interpretations and great facility with clawhammer banjo and old-time guitar...
Noah Gitlis Portrait
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Noah studied guitar at the Berklee College of Music. Noah is also an active session player, with special expertise in composition and improvising....
Teacher
Erik Sharar has been teaching students of all ages in a variety of musical styles, including classical, pop, rock, Latin, flamenco and jazz in the DC area and internationally for almost twenty years.
Teacher
Erik Sharar has been teaching students of all ages in a variety of musical styles, including classical, pop, rock, Latin, flamenco and jazz in the DC area and internationally for almost twenty years.
Jonathan Vocke Portrait
Teacher
His rich knowledge of old-time and bluegrass tunes will add to the repertoire of any aspiring bluegrass or old-time player. Jonathan teaches guitar, fiddle, banjo, mandolin and ukulele....
Justin Heath Portrait
Teacher
Justin’s zest for music ranges across a variety of instruments, including acoustic guitar, 5-string banjo, mandolin, ukulele, and violin. His musical interests range from jazz to folk and bluegrass to flamenco, but he is currently focused predominantly on solo classical guitar and playing tango music...
Luke Chohany Portrait
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Luke specializes in bluegrass, jazz, country, and old-time music, and is comfortable teaching in just about any style....
Noah Bowman Portrait
Teacher
Noah is a multi-instrumentalist musician with deep roots in the old-time tradition. He’s known for his unique fiddle interpretations and great facility with clawhammer banjo and old-time guitar...
Teacher
Acacia is a Baltimore songwriter and performer specializing in progressive, empowering, compassionate children’s music.
Teacher
Gabriella Cheij, soprano, has experience as a performer in opera, opera workshops, musical theater, solo recitals, concerts, and on the stage in theater performance.
Luke Chohany Portrait
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Luke specializes in bluegrass, jazz, country, and old-time music, and is comfortable teaching in just about any style....
Marta Samuel Portrait
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Meet our violin, viola, and piano teacher, Marta Samuel! Her performance experience includes solo concerts, chamber groups, and symphony orchestras....
Teacher
Matthew is a music educator, composer, and performer based in Takoma Park. He arranges songs from a variety of styles for his folk/Early Music singing duo, Mountain Tay...
Noah Gitlis Portrait
Teacher
Noah studied guitar at the Berklee College of Music. Noah is also an active session player, with special expertise in composition and improvising....
Teacher
Seth Kibel is one of the Mid-Atlantic’s premier woodwind specialists, working with some of the best bands in klezmer, jazz, swing, and more.
Teacher
Matthew is a music educator, composer, and performer based in Takoma Park. He arranges songs from a variety of styles for his folk/Early Music singing duo, Mountain Tay...
Teacher
Matthew is a music educator, composer, and performer based in Takoma Park. He arranges songs from a variety of styles for his folk/Early Music singing duo, Mountain Tay...
Teacher
Acacia is a Baltimore songwriter and performer specializing in progressive, empowering, compassionate children’s music.
Teacher
Erik Sharar has been teaching students of all ages in a variety of musical styles, including classical, pop, rock, Latin, flamenco and jazz in the DC area and internationally for almost twenty years.
Jonathan Vocke Portrait
Teacher
His rich knowledge of old-time and bluegrass tunes will add to the repertoire of any aspiring bluegrass or old-time player. Jonathan teaches guitar, fiddle, banjo, mandolin and ukulele....
Justin Heath Portrait
Teacher
Justin’s zest for music ranges across a variety of instruments, including acoustic guitar, 5-string banjo, mandolin, ukulele, and violin. His musical interests range from jazz to folk and bluegrass to flamenco, but he is currently focused predominantly on solo classical guitar and playing tango music...
Luke Chohany Portrait
Teacher
Luke specializes in bluegrass, jazz, country, and old-time music, and is comfortable teaching in just about any style....
Teacher
Matthew is a music educator, composer, and performer based in Takoma Park. He arranges songs from a variety of styles for his folk/Early Music singing duo, Mountain Tay...
Nick Wilby
Nick studied Jazz Guitar at the University of Massachusetts. Nick moved to DC to pursue a career playing and teaching music and to work with DC-based Pointless Theatre Company as a composer, arranger and performer...
Noah Bowman Portrait
Teacher
Noah is a multi-instrumentalist musician with deep roots in the old-time tradition. He’s known for his unique fiddle interpretations and great facility with clawhammer banjo and old-time guitar...
Noah Gitlis Portrait
Teacher
Noah studied guitar at the Berklee College of Music. Noah is also an active session player, with special expertise in composition and improvising....
Marta Samuel Portrait
Teacher
Meet our violin, viola, and piano teacher, Marta Samuel! Her performance experience includes solo concerts, chamber groups, and symphony orchestras....
Jonathan Vocke Portrait
Teacher
His rich knowledge of old-time and bluegrass tunes will add to the repertoire of any aspiring bluegrass or old-time player. Jonathan teaches guitar, fiddle, banjo, mandolin and ukulele....
Teacher
A Rockville native, Mari Carlson has been playing violin since she was only three years old. She plays with folk bands and in classical settings, including the Maple Ridge Bluegrass band, MOB gypsy jazz and folk duo, Girl Love Rock Band, Perdondosi quartet (viola), Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra, and the Chippewa Valley Symphony.
Marta Samuel Portrait
Teacher
Meet our violin, viola, and piano teacher, Marta Samuel! Her performance experience includes solo concerts, chamber groups, and symphony orchestras....
Noah Bowman Portrait
Teacher
Noah is a multi-instrumentalist musician with deep roots in the old-time tradition. He’s known for his unique fiddle interpretations and great facility with clawhammer banjo and old-time guitar...
Teacher
Gabriella Cheij, soprano, has experience as a performer in opera, opera workshops, musical theater, solo recitals, concerts, and on the stage in theater performance.
Teacher
Seth Kibel is one of the Mid-Atlantic’s premier woodwind specialists, working with some of the best bands in klezmer, jazz, swing, and more.