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Karen D.

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

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Tuba:
The largest and lowest-pitched musical instrument in the brass family. Like all brass instruments, sound is produced by moving air past the lips, causing them to vibrate or "buzz" into a large cupped mouthpiece. I begin teaching from the beginning with the very basics of breathing, embouchure, fingerings, reading, notes, rhythms, songs, scales, theory and improvisation.

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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John F.

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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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John F.

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Hi. I'm a classical and jazz tuba player in the Altanta metropolitan area. I studied music at Ithaca College and Southern Methodist University with Dave Unland and Everett Gilmore. I currently play all genres of music and have been involved with street bands. I think of the tuba as a flexible voice in ensembles. It can be the lead melody, it can provide the bass line and chordal structure, and it can hang in a horn section. My lessons are focused on teaching students the music THEY want to learn. Studying music that is relevant to what you feel and love is the most important part of progress (along with practicing!). I have taught cooking in addition to music over the years and enjoy working with students to help them gain the skills they need to enjoy their music. Cheers!

About John

I'm a trained musician who focuses on tuba and trombone in my professional life. I've played professionally at theme parks and continue to play as much as possible in my new home, Atlanta. My inspirations include Bob Stewart, Roger Bobo, Rebirth Brass Band, Roy Hargrove, Ray Brown, and on and on...

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Matthew M.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
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Matthew M.

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I have 20 years of experience teaching and performing professionally in the US, South America, Europe, and Japan. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Do you want help with range? Endurance? Technique? Sound? Let's work together! All ages and abilities are welcome. You can find lots of playing examples on my website (just search "MurchMusic").

About Matthew

Dr. Matthew Murchison wants to make his corner of the musical world a better place. If his concerts were a Dickens novel the first sentence might be: “It was the highest of brows, it was the lowest of brows.” Matthew believes everyone deserves high-quality, interesting, and funny entertainment,

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Brian H.

13 Reviews
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  • Awarded John Phillip Sousa Award from The Instrumentalist
  • Teaches students 7 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Brian H.

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You will be challenged to be among the very best! I know what it takes to overcome obstacles and be a successful musician! You will learn the fundamental and advanced skills of technique and musical interpretation on tuba from an instructor who has studied with world-class orchestral musicians and performed with some of the most well-known names in the world of tuba.

About Brian

I am a former band director with 12 years classroom experience. I have taught and performed professionally in the Jackson, TN and Memphis, TN regions for 7 years and have been active as a director, performer, and private instructor in central Florida since 2014. I graduated from the University of

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DYLAN J.
My son was very happy with his first lesson. He found it extremely helpful.
Huei-Mei
Brian is very passionate about music, and teaches with details. Lessons are organized and informational. Highly recommend!
Cliff
We hired Brian to work with our barely 3 year old to play the drums we got him for his birthday. He loves it! We don’t have any grand aspirations for him, but he likes to bang around and we wanted to give him some direction to see if he latched on to it. Our main objective is that he has fun. Brian is GREAT with him and he looks forward to it every week. 10/10!
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Jeffrey C.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Doctor of Musical Arts in Compostion from The Catholic University of America
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 1995
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Jeffrey C.

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About Jeffrey

As a professional trombonist/tubist for over three decades, I have managed a large lesson studio and have sent many students to the nation's top tier music schools. I am often able to fix problems in embouchure formation and other issues regarding the fundamentals of brass playing.

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Taghrid
Dr. Cortazzo is an amazing instructor and one of the best bass trombone instructors in the country. He taught my son bass trombone for 7 years. His expert knowledge of music theory, jazz and classical bass trombone repertoire are top notch. He has excellent contacts in the music industry from his many years of playing in the country's premiere jazz and classical groups. He knows how to motivate his students to do their best. He consistently challenged my son to audition and participate in the region's best music groups and win state and national competitions. With Dr. Cortazzo's guidance and encouragement, my son was able to get a music scholarship to attend a prestigious college and music school and follow his dreams to become a professional musician. I can't recommend Dr. Cortazzo enough!
Amy
Dr. Cortazzo is an incredible educator who really cares for the growth of his students. I have learned so much from him in my time in his studio and I know there is still so much more for him to show me!
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Matthew S.

17 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Matthew S.

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I am a current band director focused on your student's mastery and success on the tuba. We will work on tone, range, and develop technique through a tailored lesson that will fit you or your student. I am also happy to supplement your child's band instruction and work on area/region honor band auditions with your child.

About Matthew

Hi, I am Matt. I am a band director in the Fort Smith, AR area. I am in my 7th year teaching band and love every minute of it. I have recently decided to return to teaching private lessons, and would love to help you with your auditions, festival music, AP music theory exams, or just learn some skil

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Annette K.
Matthew has been the BEST trumpet tutor. We are so grateful for every lesson, advice, guidance, and understanding. Highly recommend him!
Hilda U.
Annette K.
Matthew is so great and patient to help improve skills!

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"very knowledgeable and encouraging for my teen age son"
Susan
Took Tuba lessons from Pasquale G.
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"My son was very happy with his first lesson. He found it extremely helpful."
DYLAN
Took Tuba lessons from Brian H.
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"I had Jeremy as a tuba instructor my last year of college. I was a bit skeptical since he looked so young, but after my first few lessons with him, I realized what a valuable teacher I had. He was very supportive, and instead of making me feel like a failure in my mistakes, gave me the instruction and tools necessary to succeed. I wish my time with him had been longer, but I loved the short time we did work together."
Cody
Took Tuba lessons from Jeremy S.
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"Excellent teacher. My son has been taking tuba lessons with Jeremy for more than 3 years. Jeremy is very accountable, considerate, and great with student. My son enjoyed his lessons."
Jing
Took Tuba lessons from Jeremy S.
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"My son had Tuba lessons with Jeremy for almost 2 years and really enjoys it. Jeremy is very professional and knowledgable. Highly recommended."
Jing
Took Tuba lessons from Jeremy S.
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"I took tuba lessons from Brian for a few years, and I highly recommend him. He is an excellent and passionate music educator. He is great at keeping students challenged and motivated, and he has a cheerful and fun personality. Thanks to Brian's help, I made first chair All-State tuba, won a couple of soloist competitions, and was accepted to multiple colleges for music performance. With those kinds of results, I wholeheartedly recommend Brian for private music lessons."
Nick
Took Tuba lessons from Brian H.
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"Jeremy has been great in relating to my junior high age son playing tuba. Developing a rapport via online lessons was a natural progression for the YouTube generation. Jeremy was encouraging and helped develop and grow technical skills to move from last chair to first chair and promoted to next band in the next semester! The ease and flexibility in scheduling allows him to continue in his lessons through busy concert seasons. Looking forward to adding his younger brother to the lesson with Jeremy soon!"
Liz - proud tuba mom
Took Tuba lessons from Jeremy S.
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"very patient and encouraging. My son (12yo) practices everyday! I wish I had started the lesson earlier. can't be happier than this."
JiHae
Took Tuba lessons from Pasquale G.
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"Great instruction-but had an issue with scheduling, so lesson was delayed."
ChrisTopher
Took Tuba lessons from Pasquale G.
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"Jordan is a great teacher. Very enthusiastic, extremely flexible, and knowledgeable. He brings a lot of resources to the table. We were able to jump from basic stuff like scales and other practices to what my goals are and how to achieve them. Working on line was no problem. Highly recommended!"
Richard
Took Tuba lessons from Jordan M.
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