Mylinda Dockery

41934 Cinnabar Square

Stone Ridge, VA  20105

Phone:   859-351-0822

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Instruments taught:   Piano, Organ, Violin

Education:  BS - Salem College, MM - North Carolina School of the Arts

Affiliations:   Suzuki Association of the Americas, Project Management Professional

Activities/Services:   Mylinda Dockery has over 30 years teaching experience in the Suzuki and traditional piano methods for ages 4 - adult. She received her degrees in piano and organ performance and has performed over 3,000 concerts throughout the southeast, New York and Switzerland as both a soloist and a chamber musician.

Additional Info/Specialties:   Early Childhood music specialist, and awarded the "Music For Learning Master Teacher Award" from Musikgarten. I am also certified in Kindermusik and third level Orff. My master's degree is in organ where I have over 17 years experience as a church music minister.

Available as Performer:   Yes

Available as Accompanist:   Yes

Jennene Estes

320 Catoctin Circle SW

Leesburg, VA  20175

Phone: 703-244-9933

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Instruments taught:  Cello, Violin, Viola, Piano, Voice, Recorder, Theory

Education:  Undergrad in Music; MBA Ed.S Higher Ed Admin. 

Affiliations:  The National Association of Music Educators, American Choral Director's Association, Suzuki Association of the Americas, Music Teacher's National Association, and the Fairfax-Loudoun Music Fellowship.

Activities/Services:  Advisory Board Salvation Army

Additional Info/Specialties:  Music Together Teacher

Available as Performer:  Yes

Available as Accompanist:  No


Laura Readyoff

1141 Elden St., Suite 212

Herndon, VA  20170

Phone:   703-956-6563

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Instruments taught:   Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass, Piano

Education:  Bachelors Music Education, Masters Music Education, Masters K-12 Administration


Activities/Services:   private instrumental and vocal lessons.  Master Classes.  Recitals. 

Additional Info/Specialties:   Full service Music School in Herndon and Ashburn VA

Available as Performer:   No

Available as Accompanist:   No

Elza Ritter

14768 Basingstoke Loop

Centreville, VA  20120

Phone:   703-901-361

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Instruments taught:   Piano, Voice, Violin, Flute

Education:  Russian Music Pedagogical Institute after Gnessin.  Russian Music Academy in Moscow. Majors:  Piano Performance. Chamber Music. Piano Pedagogy.

Affiliations:   NVCC 15 years: Applied piano, group piano, music theory, music history.

Activities/Services:   Private lessons and group classes. Piano, voice, music theory, solfeggio, pedagogy, music history, chamber music, Master Classes, consultations, coaching, accompanying, performing. Any activities as weddings or church services available to sub depends on day/time. Preparing advance programs in a short note. Sight read any style and difficulty.

Additional Info/Specialties:  Young and adult students at any level and age as long they are willing to practice reasonable amount with attitude toward good quality, not just waste time on piano. Specialize in fixing hand position and establishing new, good habits for good technique with Russian methods. Own method based on 35 years of experience (20 years in USA).  Teach in English and Russian languages. Coach teachers who are interested in Russian methods.

Available as Performer:  Yes

Available as Accompanist:   Yes