You’ve reached the site for finding private and group music lessons and classes in Northern Virginia. Our 400+ professional Artist-Teachers, many with Master and Doctorates of Music degrees as well as university faculty posts, are eager to teach piano lessons and classes as well as 20+ instruments and fields including violin, viola, cello, string bass, guitar, flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon, trumpet, french horn, trombone, tuba, lower brass, harp and organ, preschool music, ear training, theory and more!

Search for teachers by instrument / teaching field below. Scroll down to see a listing of member teachers who are currently accepting new students. Clicking on the teacher’s name initiates an email message. When you contact the teachers, please inform them that you saw their name on the NVMTA website.

Teachers willing to travel to students’ homes are indicated by Will Travel

Teachers who have been nationally certified by the Music Teachers Association of America are indicated with NCTM.


Choosing the right teacher is an important decision. To assist your selection, please consult “Choosing a Music Teacher” at
You can also search the National Certified Teachers of Music (NCTM) Member Directory at The form is in the lower left-hand corner of the page.

This service of NVMTA does not extend to providing personal recommendations of individual teachers. NVMTA teachers who wish to be listed should contact Margaret McNulty, NCTM at [email protected].