Below are list of Private teachers in the region, for public reference.

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InstrumentNameStudio locationPhoneHave Students in Current MCYO seasonSecondary InstrumentWebsite
Bassoon Allal, Ari Olney 2404605854 Yes No
Bassoon Grimmer, Joseph Hyattsville, MD or Online Yes
Cello Chambers , Katie Online or Annapolis, MD 443-254-1506 Yes Piano violin
Cello Cheng, Kathryn Gaithersburg 6605256613 Yes
Cello Flesner, Diana Bethesda, Silver Spring, Online 202-271-7030 Yes Piano
Cello Park, Se-Doo North Bethesda (and Online) 8129292391 Yes Piano
cello Peterson, Elizabeth Rockville, MD 301-466-8163 Yes
Cello Tai , Tzu-Ching Bethesda 2404625365 Yes
Cello Tifford, Matthew North Bethesda 2405057785 Yes
Cello Xia, Kang Vienna,VA 571-419-3987 Yes
Clarinet Duncan, James In-home 443-513-8089 Yes
Clarinet Hill, Cheryl Greenbelt and Glen Echo, MD 301-717-2270 Yes Any of the clarinets
Clarinet Hunt, Albert At my studio or occasionally online (240) 353-4321 Yes
Clarinet Raifsnider, Chris Geneva Mason Rd, Rockville, MD (in-person or online) 410.530.6684 Yes Saxophone
Double Bass Alger, Shawn Takoma Park, Columbia, In-home & Online 5309083976 Yes
Double Bass Fowler, Patrick Silver Spring 2408555447 Yes
Flute Brandt, Susan Potomac, MD 240 426 1074 Yes
Flute McIver, Sarah Catonsville, MD in-home 4102749452 Yes Piccolo, Traverso
Flute Rose, Carrie In-Person in Silver Spring / Takoma Park & Online Zoom lessons 301-608-9637 Yes
Flute Shanley Alger, Meghan Bethesda, Columbia & Online 5169651151 Yes
Flute Thomas, Amy In-home Bethesda AND Online lessons offered 301-922-2349 Yes Piccolo, Alto and Bass flutes
Flute Ahn, Helen Germantown/Boyd 301-956-9600 Yes website
Flute and Piccolo Lindon, Melissa Takoma Park, MD 202-257-2899 Yes
French Horn Drew, Justin University of Maryland/DC/Online 3018751805 Yes
Horn Burns, Bill In-home. Silver Spring 301-980-571 Yes Trumpet
Horn Horn, Amy In Home 240-205-3195 Yes
Horn Yeo, Dinia Rockville MD- In Home (online available) 240 462 4873 Yes
Oboe Allal, Julia Olney 614-561-5416 Yes
Oboe Balzer, Sarah In-home, Online 224-392-0716 Yes English horn
Oboe Churchill, Steve Derwood, MD 240-483-9370 Prev Season Clarinet
Oboe Kim , Min Columbia, MD 4439282989 Yes Piano
oboe Warren, Jessica Capitol Hill; Chevy Chase; or Online 8477724118 Yes English horn
Percussion Krohn, Daniella Rockville 301-814-3375 Yes
Percussion Krohn, Kenneth Rockville 301-503-9891 Yes
Percussion Ma, Wanlu In-home 4436911620 Yes Piano
Trombone Hanson, Leanne Germantown Studio, Frederick Community College, and Online 7046586877 Yes Euphonium and Tuba
Trombone Wolff, Ken Potomac (301) 455-5755 Yes website
Trumpet Allred, Mark North Potomac 2407313158 Yes
Trumpet Elliott, Larry Online lessons for now 301-919-7716 Yes
Trumpet Herman, Scott North Potomac 240-801-6929 Yes
Trumpet Kucharski, David In-home and/or Online, depending on student's location. (301) 509-2147 Yes No
Trumpet White, Marshall In home or online 4434651978 Yes No
Tuba Cameron, Scott Potomac and Olney 240-350-3652 Yes Euphonium
Tuba Johns, Jeff Olney or Online 301-802-6151 Yes Trombone, Euphonium
Viola Barnett, Rebecca Germantown, MD 4439740318 Yes Beginning thru Intermediate Violin
Viola Castleton, Caroline In-home lessons, virtual lessons upon request. Near Forest Glen metro station. 253-205-9186 Yes Violin
Viola Chen, Yiju Rockville, MD Yes
viola Schenk, Talya Rockville, MD 240 753 4126 Yes violin
Violin Blake , Elise South Adams Music, Rockville, MD (in-person and online) Yes website
Violin Campbell, Emily Silver Spring, MD 240-462-8838 Yes
Violin Chitwood, Julianna Rockville and in-home 301-424-4824 Yes
Violin Chung, Rhea Potomac 3016333656 Yes Piano
Violin Finberg, Avner N Potomac home studio & Levine at Strathmore 6463994580 Yes Viola
violin Galva, Kimberly Cleveland Park, DC 773-539-4870 Yes
Violin Gendel, Zina Rockville , MD (301)7381168 Yes
Violin Hoyle, Leslie Academy of Fine Arts - Gaithersburg, MD 513-404-8612 Yes Other instruments at the Academy
Violin Kelleher, Karin Kelleher Violin Studio, Chevy Chase 312-550-7954 Yes
Violin Kim, Sarah Eun Germantown 240-418-1073 Yes
Violin Kim, Yeo Kyeong Ellicott City 2403448732 Yes
Violin Lau, Michelle Potomac 240-863-1830 Yes Viola
Violin Liu, Chang Rockville 2404530765 Yes
Violin Schneider , Sara Crownsville, MD 2406209197 Yes
Violin Stern, Lya Bethesda, Md 301404 1746 Yes
Violin Wu, Chienmo In-home 3017931125 Yes Viola
Violin Yao, Shu-Ting In home, Potomac 4435200060 Yes Piano
Violin Yoon, Hyewon Rockville 240-234-1127 Yes
Violin Zhang, Sherri Kentlands, Levine NWDC and Levine Strathmore 2406883842 Yes viola and piano
Violin Zhong, Qian 5712325282 Yes
Violin Lee, Hyunji Levine School (Strathmore/NWDC Campus) & Online 703-850-5308 Yes
Violin Jeon, Miae Potomac 240-330-9901 Yes
Violin and Viola Adams, Elizabeth Takoma Park 7034595945 Yes Piano
Violin and Viola Cho, Claire Gaithersburg/N. Potomac 240)305-7872 Yes
Violin and Viola Kim, Hyejin Ellicott City and available to teach on online lessons 443-631-6765 Yes Piano