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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
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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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Justin H.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Master of Music in Wind Band Conducting from Central Michigan University
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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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Grace M.

54 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Awarded President Honors from University of Hartford
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Grace M.

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With over 10 years of teaching experience, I specialize in working with students of all ages and abilities. Lessons incorporate music theory, technique, and lyrical expression. I look forward to helping you reach your goals!

I hold a Master's Degree in Oboe Performance from the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at California State University, Long Beach. During my studies I studied with Carolyn Hove and Humbert Lucarelli.

About Grace

Grace has extensive experience teaching private and group lessons, including lessons in Piano, English Horn and reed making. Her students have gone on to win scholarships and place in honor orchestras. Currently, her students hold the top spots in nTyme's (North Torrance Youth Musicians Ensemble) Ch

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Zee
I'm an "mature" student taking lessons many years after not playing and Grace is very kind and patient and helpful with her suggestions. I'm enjoying my lessons with her very much!
Zee
I like her mildness and patience. And her encouragement to push myself.
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Adrienne M.

1 Review
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Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Bachelor's Degree in Clarinet Performance from Northwestern University
  • Teaches Beginner
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Adrienne M.

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Such a challenging and unique instrument! Let's get you started the right way with reeds and sound production so that you can succeed and make some beautiful music.

About Adrienne

I have been teaching music for nearly 15 years. I believe strongly in providing students with a comprehensive music education that encompasses all aspects of tone production, technique, expression, sight-reading, rhythm and ensemble skills. I also know from my own experience that music is infinitely

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Leticia
She is great
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Shannon S.

81 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Vivian Menees Nelson Music Award winner from Vivian Menees Nelson Foundation
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Shannon S.

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all levels through college/adult.

Affiliations:
American Association of University Professors
American Federation of Musicians
American Symphony Orchestra League
College Music Society
Houston Flute Club
International Double-Reed Society
International Clarinet Society
National Flute Association
North American Saxophone Alliance

About Shannon

AFFILIATIONS: Music: AAUP, AFM, ASOL/LAO, CMS, HFC, NFA, IDRS, ICS, NASA. Fitness: ISSA, NDETA, ASHI, USAT, LCT, BAM, HRTC. -------------- MUSIC (see fitness below): Shannon has numerous years experience teaching all skill levels on woodwinds, and beginning-intermediate piano & classical stri

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Ana
Shannon’s lessons with my son are going great! He’s so excited to learn. I’m so happy that he’s happy about learning to play the piano.
Niparpon ..
Very attentive to focus on areas that I need improvement and suggested exercises for me to practice.
Johnathan
Shannon has worked with me for years, as my nutrition/fitness/strength trainer and my private music instructor! I love her! She is so patient, kind and knowledgeable. She cares and only wants to help me be better at everything I do! And she is always there to help even between sessions. She's all in!
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Briana V.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. Music - Oboe Performance from UCLA
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Briana V.

3 Reviews
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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 just love all the advice Dawn gives us. Dawn is very patient and encouraging."
Leathia R.
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"Grace is very friendly and easy to work with. At first, I was anxious to have my son take lessons online but Grace gives great explanations during lessons and is very interactive even though she is not present in person. I’ve heard improvements in my son’s tone and technique in just a few lessons. I would definitely recommend Grace as a teacher.

For reference to those in similar situations, my son is a high school student with 3 years of prior oboe experience.

Please disregard my previous review, there was an internet error that caused it to prematurely submit."
Tracy- Jim's mom
Took Oboe lessons from Grace M.
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"Dawn is the greatest teacher. She is very knowledgeable and patient. I really enjoy my oboe lessons."
Leathia R.
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"My 11year old daughter loved her first lesson. Said the teacher was very informative and taught her some better techniques."
Carleigh
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"Tina is great in every aspect!"
Kayla
Took Oboe lessons from Tina D.
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"Dawn is so helpful and patient. Great lesson."
Leathia R.
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"My son took his first obo lesson with Bonnie and said he's already learned some new tips and techniques to start practicing. He's looking forward to practicing, and I'm looking forward to seeing him improve on this new instrument."
Anthony
Took Oboe lessons from Bonnie P.
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"I found it really helpful and the quality of the on line lesson was really very good."
Lilliana
Took Oboe lessons from Grace M.
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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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"So happy to have found Jill. My daughter is learning to play the Oboe from the best."
Ashley
Took Oboe lessons from Jill M.
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