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
Cello and Piano Ding, Ken Potomac 571-268-1121 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 Silver Spring, close to Forest Glen metro station. Virtual lessons upon request. 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 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
Violin and Viola Wnek, Patricia Urbana, MD & Online 2402810222 Yes website