Voice Lessons

Voice Lessons

The study of voice is the study of your body as an instrument. Just like no two students are the same, no two voices are either.
Voice Lesson Details

Piano Lessons

Piano Lessons

Whether you are a budding master or this is your first time tickling the ivories, your lessons will be tailored to your style and pace.
Piano Lesson Details

Guitar Lessons

Guitar Lessons

Our guitar lessons are designed to hone your sound, understand music theory more deeply, and find your expressive edge.
Guitar Lesson Details

Our Faculty is Comprised of DC’s Top Music Talent

Our Teachers partner with you one-on-one to structure the perfect course for your unique needs and goals. No two students are alike, so no two lessons are either!

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    Katherine Riddle

    Piano and Voice

    About Katherine Riddle

    Soprano Katherine Riddle is a crossover singer/actor who has performed in theaters, opera houses and concert halls across the United States and abroad. As a teacher, Katherine believes in cultivating a healthy foundation and technique thats students can apply to a wide range of genres including: classical, musical theatre, pop and rock. She is also a strong advocate of linking vocal production and dramatic interpretation. [···]
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    Francisco Quintero

    Guitar, Jazz and Music Theory

    About Francisco Quintero

    A graduate of both Berklee College of Music and Northern Illinois University, Francisco is an active performer in the thriving jazz scene of Washington, D.C. Francisco was born in Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela. In Venezuela, he worked and performed with top renown jazz artists such as drummer Andres Briceño, Pablo Gil and Gustavo Caruci, and was involved as a producer, arranger and musical director for bands in other musical idioms. Since beginning his formal education in the U.S, Francisco has studied and performed concerts with artists such as Richie Hart, Peter Bernstein, Carl Allen, Alain Mallet and Derrick Gardner throughout the United States. During his years Chicago completing a Master of Music degree in Jazz Studies, he was an in-demand sideman in the area and performed at the city’s most prestigious venues, the Chicago Jazz Festival, and top jazz venues of near by cities such as Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin. He has released an album as band leader with Venezuelan guitarist Manuel Reyes entitled “Duet” and also appeared as a sideman in recordings both in Venezuela and the U.S. In addition to being an international performer, he is also very passionate about teaching and has been extensively involved in music education at all levels, from very young beginners through ambitious adult learners.
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    Lauren Anderson

    Piano and Voice

    About Lauren Anderson

    A student of the world-renowned (and DC hometown favorite!) Denyce Graves, Lauren Anderson holds a Masters of Music in Voice from Peabody Conservatory. Lauren is thrilled to be teaching at Cardon Studios and excited to work with many different types of students. Lauren's background in vocal pedagogy and classical technique for both voice and piano can be applied to whichever genres her students would like to explore and Lauren loves to find ways to adapt to each student's unique needs. Lauren guides her students to become well-rounded musicians by helping to foster, not only their primary instrument, but also their knowledge in music theory and history. [···]
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    Montez Terrell

    Contemporary Voice

    About Montez Terrell

    Hailing from Nashville, TN, Montez Terrell wrote, recorded, and has performed on many of Nashville's legendary stages including the Hard Rock Cafe and the Grand Ole Opry. Montez has been classically trained, but specializes in contemporary R&B, Neo-Soul, and Jazz. Helping inspire and strengthen those who share his love for music, both young and old, is one of Montez's greatest passions. In pursuit of this vision, Montez began teaching voice in 2014, has led songwriting camps for talented youth, and continues to grow in his own knowledge of music-making and the human voice by pursuing such credentials as certification from New York Vocal Coaching, a training program for ambitious multi-genre voice educators.
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    Hannah Baslee

    Voice and Beginning Piano

    About Hannah Baslee

    As a teacher, Hannah's primary goal is to inspire her students, as she herself has been inspired over the years. Hannah works hard to help her students achieve excellence in technique and musicianship, while also ensuring a fun and trusting environment. In addition to serving on the Voice Faculty at Cardon Studios, Hannah is an Adjunct Professor at College of Southern Maryland. [···]

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    Personalized

    Andy S., Voice and Piano Student

    Lessons are tailored to you and what you hope to achieve. I have grown leaps and bounds in a short amount of time... I have also been complimented by many friends about how much my singing has improved!

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    Keeps Me Motivated!

    Maria G., Voice and Piano Student

    I had some music training before so I wanted to brush up my skills. My instructor keeps me motivated and I always leave with something new to work on. Most importantly, I can see improvement in my skills!

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    Diverse Styles

    John W., Voice Student

    I wanted to work on singing rock & roll, and even though both teachers [I work with] are primarily classically trained, they have no trouble applying what they know to help me as a rock singer.

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    Warm and Welcoming

    Cristina M., Guitar and Music Theory Student

    What a find: a warmhearted and truly generous teacher! No egos here, only a wonderful and satisfying learning experience.

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    Never a Lazy Moment

    Alice F., Voice Student

    My teacher definitely pushes me-- we never have a lazy moment in our lessons. She is cheerfully determined to break my bad habits, invests a lot of energy into her students, and seems to get genuine pleasure out of being a teacher.

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    Surpassed Expectations

    Kat W., Voice Student

    I've really enjoyed these lessons. Brandon is a great teacher, and I've surpassed my goals and expectations going into this.