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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
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Karen D.

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Oboe:
A family of double reed woodwind musical instruments, they are usually made of wood, but there are also oboes made of synthetic materials. The Oboe is commonly used in concert bands, orchestras, chamber music, film music, in some genres of folk music, and as a solo instrument, and is occasionally heard in jazz, rock music, pop music, and popular music. I will begin by teaching the basics of breath control, apeture, fingering, the reed, notes, rhythms, reading, songs, theory, and soloing.

About Karen

Hi! My name is Karen D. I’ve had the pleasure of performing, singing, writing, and recording since I was seven years old. Besides being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music, I have been a lifelong student of the international world-renowned instructors Dante Pavone and Charlie Banacos.

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Stacie J.
Karen obviously loves the piano & guitar. She’s probably an excellent teacher for those instruments. Why do I say that? That’s what she talked about! She spent half my lesson trying to convince me to learn one of those instruments. Could work on listening skills! Not even sure if she owns a set of bongos herself. Didn’t start teaching me anything until last 10 min & then I had to leave early anyway. So 50 min out of 60 and about 5 I actually learned a few things I could have been practicing for at least 30 min of class. Use her if you want to learn something else other than bongos.
John J Conlon
Ms. Karen did a pretty good job, she had ideas for the lesson and provided ideas for the next lesson. She went out of her way to help me with this new idea---------"music" and "reading music." If there was any short fall in the lesson it was on my side and my preparation failings. I have no problem recommending Ms. Karen to others. Regards, JC
Troy W.
Extremely knowledgeable! Karen is a superb guitar instructor. Honestly, I was struggling. Discouraged! She helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses, and moved me from beginner to intermediate in a matter of months. If you’re getting tired of learning from YouTube and smart phone apps, let Karen kick start your guitar playing. You’ll be glad you did. Thanks Karen!!
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Rebecca T.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from Stetson University
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Rebecca T.

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Students can expect to learn the fundamentals and techniques of oboe, that we will apply to their favorite types of music!

About Rebecca

If you're looking for a dynamic and experienced virtual music teacher, let's talk! I have taught students of all ages to love and appreciate the wonderful world of music through clarinet, saxophone, flute, and oboe. My past students have won placements in performing arts high schools, won superior

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My child was so excited after his lesson and couldn't wait to continue practicing what he had just learned. Rebecca was patient, but challenged him. She encouraged him and I could hear the difference after just one lesson.
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Rina M.

75 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English, the language of music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • M.M. Master of Music from Benjamin T. Rome School of Music at The Catholic University of America
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Rina M.

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A student of prominent American symphonic oboists, contact me if interested in expanding your oboe technique, repertoire, musicianship and more. Studied with Ralph Gomberg of the Boston Symphony, John Mack of the Cleveland Orchestra, and Dick White of the National Symphony Orchestra.

About Rina

I am a music educator, classically trained with an advanced performance degree. As a soloist and collaborative musician, I have performed professionally in ensembles, bands and orchestras both here and abroad. With a high degree of knowledge and proficiency, I teach proper technique and practice st

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Meredith
Rina is a wonderful teacher. From the perspective of an adult student, her understanding of the challenges an adult beginner experiences puts the student at ease when taking lessons with her. While exhibiting such empathy, Rina will always inspire the student to become a better musician. If I could give more than 5 stars, I would.
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Lucinda
Rina is an organized instructor who perceives my son’s strengths/weaknesses and demonstrates real concern for him as a blossoming musician. She goes out of her way in unexpected ways such as helping him acquire a better instrument at a bargain price. Wow!
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Christina G.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Professional Studies Diploma in Oboe Performance from The San Francisco Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Christina G.

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Hey there - I’m the English Hornist and Second Oboe with the Atlanta Opera. I live in the Atlanta area and freelance across the Southeast US. I’ve been teaching private lessons for over eight years, and I’m always looking for new students! I enjoy teaching all ages and ability levels. It doesn't matter if you're in middle school or if you're a retiree looking for something new - I'm here to help you achieve your goals. As a teacher, I always try to align with your personal objectives and will strive to push you to heights you didn't know you could achieve! Whether you're learning the oboe as a hobby, or if you're preparing for an important audition, I will give you the tools you need to succeed.

About Christina

I am the Second Oboe and Solo English Horn of the Atlanta Opera. During my graduate studies, I was a regular guest Principal and Second oboe with the San Francisco Symphony. While not working in Georgia, I freelance extensively throughout the Southeastern United States and maintain a private teachin

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Lisa
Taking lessons online from Christina has not slowed my progress at all. She is very patient and understanding of her students’ quirks. She never lets us forget the importance of the fundamentals, no matter how technical our exercises or music may be. I have improved more with her as my instructor than I thought possible. When I think it’s too difficult, she encourages me to just make small improvements each week. Those small moves forward make all the difference between constant improvement and the voice in my head that says “What were you thinking? Why did you think you could do this?” Also, she has a great sense of humor and is almost always flexible with lesson times. I took lessons for almost 3 years before meeting Christina and I think I was at a good place in my development for her to help me become a better player and musician.
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Justin H.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Master of Music in Wind Band Conducting from Central Michigan University
  • Awarded Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers from Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers
  • Teaches Beginner
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Justin H.

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The oboe is an amazing instrument! The oboe is unique because it uses a double reed. I am so excited to teach you more about the oboe. I am an interactive teacher who can assist you in many ways in regards to learning how to play the oboe including; correct posture, new breathing techniques, correct fingerings, alternative fingerings, half-hole technique, improved sight-reading skills, greater music theory knowledge, and performance skills. I recommend using the Essential Elements for Band book series. Once we connect and I can find out more about your playing level we can find the perfect book for your. I can't wait to work with you :)

About Justin

As a highly skilled musician and teacher with proven experience in building music programs, teaching all levels of skill, expressing a high level of artistry, and developing professional relationships; I believe you will thoroughly enjoy working with me. I have been a life long musician, starting w

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Ramon L.
He is almost perfect however needs to be assertive and more frank.
Ramon L.
The bassoon is intimidating but not the teacher.
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Briana V.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Briana V.

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I am very passionate about music and oboe, so I can provide lots of important info about college auditions and prepping for an upcoming concert! I have played many pieces from the standard oboe repertoire and have learned many of the prominent orchestral excerpts for oboe! I can also help with any reed making questions!

About Briana

Hello! I am a recent graduate from UCLA, where I received a degree in Oboe Performance. I have been playing the oboe for almost 10 years now! I currently live in Pasadena and am accepting new students. I am very passionate about music, the oboe, and reed making. I have played with numerous musical g

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Meredith
Briana is an amazing musician and a fantastic teacher! She has the experience to teach all levels and is a great reed maker. Lessons are always fun and I always learn something new. Thanks Briana! :)

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"I like her mildness and patience. And her encouragement to push myself."
Zee
Took Oboe lessons from Grace M.
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"Daniel is off and playing with the Oboe!"
Daniel
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"Versolav is a patient teacher for my daughter and goes above and beyond dealing with all the various issues related to caring for such a difficult instrument to maintain."
Jeff
Took Oboe lessons from Veroslav T.
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"Tina is great in every aspect!"
Kayla
Took Oboe lessons from Tina D.
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"My first lesson with Tina was exactly what I was hoping it would be: informative, helpful, and encouraging. Tina seems to be very approachable and talented and knowledgeable as a musician."
Ruth Laker
Took Oboe lessons from Tina D.
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"Bonnie was wonderfully patient with technology difficulties and wonderfully instructive with my daughter. Great start!"
Sue
Took Oboe lessons from Bonnie P.
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"My daughter has learned so much from Bonnie! She went from very little experience with the oboe to now being one of the better oboists in her class. We thought online lessons would be awkward, but it has completely exceeded our expectations. My daughter looks forward to her weekly class with Bonnie!"
Vicky Wathen
Took Oboe lessons from Bonnie P.
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"I love that Bonnie didnt just make me play the music for her she taught me techniques on how to clean my instrument, and how to play notes smoothly. I really like having her as my teacher."
Emma
Took Oboe lessons from Bonnie P.
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"Shannon is a great teacher, very professional and more than accommodating. Wholeheartedly recommended."
Nooria
Took Oboe lessons from Shannon S.
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"Very good and got help on scales and music."
Jody
Took Oboe lessons from Phillip L.
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