Michael Hoover - Old Town Manassas, VA

Michael teaches Drums, Guitar, Piano, Bass, Banjo, Ukulele, Vocals, Vibraphone & Percussion. (There is currently a waiting list to study with Michael. Beginners must complete one year of instruction with one of the teachers below before getting on waiting list. Intermediate / Advanced students will be put on waiting list right away. Michael is the owner of Music Lessons In Your House and has been teaching since 1987. He holds a degree from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA and the author of Understanding Rhythm. He places a strong emphasis on reading rhythm with his students because it is the foundation that holds music together. Music Experience: Worship Leader, Rock, Country, Jazz, Fusion, R&B, Latin, Blues & Orchestral. Currently: performs as a solo acoustic artist and has recorded two CDs of original music. He is the former drummer for the Billy Joel Tribute Band MIAMI 2017. He is one of the pianists for the worship band at Calvary Chapel.  LESSON RATES: $30.00 / 30 minutes within 15 Miles$35.00 / 30 minutes within 30 miles, $40.00 / 30 minutes outside of 30 miles, $50.00 / 60 minutes within 15 miles$60.00 / 60 minutes within 30 miles, $70.00  / 60 minutes outside of 30 miles.  

                               

 

Rebecca Bullis - Haymarket, VA

Rebecca teaches Piano. She holds a degree in Piano Performance from the University of Notre Dame and has been teaching piano since 2009. She has worked as a choir director and accompanist at various churches, as well as with musicals and an opera. She plays for two weekly services at Saint Marks Methodist Church in Manassas, VA. Her goal with beginner students is to build confidence and enjoyment through positive reinforcement. With intermediate and advanced students this develops into exposing them to a wide variety of music to help them discover what they love to play. LESSON RATES: $30.00 / 30 minutes within 15 Miles$35.00 / 30 minutes within 30 miles, $40.00 / 30 minutes outside of 30 miles, $50.00 / 60 minutes within 15 miles$60.00 / 60 minutes within 30 miles, $70.00  / 60 minutes outside of 30 miles.  

 

Paul Jung - Woodbridge, VA

Paul teaches Drums & Piano. He holds a Bachelor's degree from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. He is a versatile all-around musician who was born to a mother who was a pianist and piano teacher. His father is a piano technician. Paul's goal is to introduce new musical styles to his students to increase their interest and understanding of music, and bring enthusiasm and inspiration. LESSON RATES: $30.00 / 30 minutes within 15 Miles$35.00 / 30 minutes within 30 miles, $40.00 / 30 minutes outside of 30 miles, $50.00 / 60 minutes within 15 miles$60.00 / 60 minutes within 30 miles, $70.00  / 60 minutes outside of 30 miles.  

  

Lin Yang - Sterling, VA

Lin teaches Flute & Piano. She comes from an extremely musical family that spans generations. Her father was the principle flutist of the Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra, one of the major orchestras in China, for more than 35 years while her mother was the first violinist of the Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra. Her grandfather, Tan Shu Zhen, was the executive vice president of the Shanghai Conservatory of Music who critics say created the new generation of Chinese classical performers since 1949 until 1990. Mr. Tan Shu Zhen also organized, narrated and co-produced "From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China" a documentary that won an Academy Award for best documentary feature. Lin was a student of Professor Lin Ke Ming of the Shanghai Conservatory of Music and has performed in numerous cities and concert halls including the Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra. Most importantly she was one of the only flute players that joined the Church in the city of Shanghai where she regularly performed church and classical music. Since she moved to the United States in 1992, she married and has a beautiful daughter. Although she chose to concentrate more on her family, she has been actively teaching young people in elementary school as well as giving private music lessons. LESSON RATES: $30.00 / 30 minutes within 15 Miles$35.00 / 30 minutes within 30 miles, $40.00 / 30 minutes outside of 30 miles, $50.00 / 60 minutes within 15 miles$60.00 / 60 minutes within 30 miles, $70.00  / 60 minutes outside of 30 miles.  

 

Bolaji Ojumu - Herndon, VA

Bolaji teaches Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drums, Vocals & Mandolin. He holds a Business & Marketing degree from Virginia Tech and has been teaching all ages and forms of music since 1999. His philosophy is to get students playing their favorite songs as fast as possible to keep them motivated. His goal is for students to develop the confidence and skills to learn to play solo or with other musicians. LESSON RATES: $30.00 / 30 minutes within 15 Miles$35.00 / 30 minutes within 30 miles, $40.00 / 30 minutes outside of 30 miles, $50.00 / 60 minutes within 15 miles$60.00 / 60 minutes within 30 miles, $70.00  / 60 minutes outside of 30 miles.  

 

Jonathan Spear - Old Town Manassas, VA

Jonathan teaches Guitar, Piano, Bass & Vocals. He is an acoustic guitarist / vocalist who has been playing since 2006 with 7 years of experience playing in praise and worship bands. He has 4 years of teaching experience in class settings and private. He studied piano with Michael Hoover. He likes to get students learning chords and playing their favorite songs as soon as possible. He gets into the nuts and bolts of music as they progress. Currently: plays acoustic guitar, sings and is one of the worship team leaders at Calvary Chapel. LESSON RATES: $30.00 / 30 minutes within 15 Miles$35.00 / 30 minutes within 30 miles, $40.00 / 30 minutes outside of 30 miles, $50.00 / 60 minutes within 15 miles$60.00 / 60 minutes within 30 miles, $70.00  / 60 minutes outside of 30 miles.  

 

 

Halie Sipina - Bristow, VA

Halie teaches Guitar, Piano, Violin & Vocals. She has been playing guitar since 2010 and learned piano under the instruction of Michael Hoover. She has explored vocal techniques with various teachers and is a vocalist / guitarist at Park Valley Church.  She has also played guitar at McLean Bible Church for several years and violin in orchestras. She knows from her own experience that the end goal is to go beyond the technical exercises and enjoy music at a spiritual level. Her goal is that her students reach their highest potential and have fun along the way. LESSON RATES: $30.00 / 30 minutes within 15 Miles$35.00 / 30 minutes within 30 miles, $40.00 / 30 minutes outside of 30 miles, $50.00 / 60 minutes within 15 miles$60.00 / 60 minutes within 30 miles, $70.00  / 60 minutes outside of 30 miles.  

 

Uchenna Obidimma - Dale City, VA

Uchenna teaches Piano, Viola & Cello.  She is a vigorous instrumentalist and former student of Michael Hoover (owner of Music Lessons In Your House). She has been playing since 2008 and has received several superior ratings in piano competitions as well as a 2nd place trophy in rhythm competition from Music Lessons In Your House. Currently: plays viola in the Sinfonia Orchestra. She loves modern music and has an interest in composing music of her own. She specializes in beginner students and brings a spirit of optimism to those new to the instrument. LESSON RATES: $25.00 / 30 minutes within 15 Miles$30.00 / 30 minutes within 30 miles, $35.00 / 30 minutes outside of 30 miles, $40.00 / 60 minutes within 15 miles$50.00 / 60 minutes within 30 miles, $60.00  / 60 minutes outside of 30 miles.    

 

 

Sanjeet Bagga - Haymarket, VA

Sanjeet teaches Piano & Violin. He is a creative young musician and student of Michael Hoover. He has composed music for solo piano and for percussion ensemble. He specializes in teaching beginner students and will not only help them become better musicians, but composers as well. He personally believes that creating music and thinking 'outside of the box' helps them become better musicians and composers, where rigid teaching from books often gets stale. 

LESSON RATES: $25.00 / 30 minutes within 15 Miles$30.00 / 30 minutes within 30 miles, $35.00 / 30 minutes outside of 30 miles, $40.00 / 60 minutes within 15 miles$50.00 / 60 minutes within 30 miles, $60.00  / 60 minutes outside of 30 miles.   

 

 

Anjali - Haymarket, VA

Anajli teaches Piano & Violin. She is a young musician and former student of Michael Hoover (owner of Music Lessons In Your House). She received 1st place trophy in rhythm competition at Music Lessons In Your House and was selected to play violin in the All County Orchestra. She has performed solo pieces on piano and led percussion ensembles in live performance. She specializes in beginner students, motivating them to learn new songs and enjoy music. LESSON RATES: $25.00 / 30 minutes within 15 Miles$30.00 / 30 minutes within 30 miles, $35.00 / 30 minutes outside of 30 miles, $40.00 / 60 minutes within 15 miles, $50.00 / 60 minutes within 30 miles, $60.00  / 60 minutes outside of 30 miles.