Piano Teachers

Gjinovefa Sako

Available Sun., Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs. & Sat.

Gjinovefa Sako is both a distinguished performer and an experienced piano teacher. She graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts, Tirana, Albania with the highest honors and her performances have been broadcast on National Television.

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Joan Cushing

Available Sunday

Joan Cushing, a former elementary school teacher and cabaret performer, is best known for her political satirical revue Mrs. Foggybottom & Friends, which opened in 1986 at New Playwrights Theatre, and moved to the Omni-Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C., where it ran for 10 hit years -- and four years on the road, including performances at Don’t Tell Mama and The Triad in NYC.

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Nathaniel Aguilar

Available Tues., Wed. & Fri.

Nathaniel is a percussion teacher and performer, born and raised in Maryland. He was classically trained in Percussion and earned his Bachelor's degree in Music Performance from Stetson University 2006. 

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Hayley Gayne

Available Saturday

Hayley Gayne began playing music at the age of eight, starting with classical violin, which gave her the opportunity to play with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra during her teenage years. After high school, she decided to pursue her dream of singing, and got accepted into Berklee College of Music as a voice major..

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Stephen Baker

Available Tues., Thurs., Fri., Sat. & Sun.

Stephen Baker studied music at Western Michigan University before moving to the DC area to pursue a career as a professional gigging musician. He plays piano, bass, guitar and drums with a number of local bands. 

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Brock Holmes

Available Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs., Fri. & Sat.

Brock Holmes has performed and taught in the DC area for more than 30 years. His expertise covers a wide range of musical styles including classical, jazz, folk, and rock.

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Gabriel Wallace

Available Mon., Wed., Fri., & Sat.

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Mandy Brown

Available Sun. & Thurs.

Mandy Brown is an active teacher and performer in the Washington DC Metro Area. She teaches a variety of musical genres including classical, musical theater, pop, jazz, and gospel. In addition to teaching, Mandy has an active operatic career. 

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Nick Fliakas

Available Wed., Sat., & Sun.

Nick has worked for years as a multi-instrumentalist and singer in the D.C. area. He has played music around the world and at such D.C. venues as the 9:30 Club, the Black Cat, and the Rock & Roll Hotel. Nick teaches a variety of musical styles from jazz to rock to classical.

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