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 Mon., 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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Sean Carpenter

Available Mon. & Sat.

Sean Carpenter is a professional pianist and vocalist, new to the Washington, D.C. area. Sean received a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education in 2013 from Hartwick College in Oneonta, NY, where he focused on vocal performance, pedagogy, and piano.

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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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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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