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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Karen D.

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A trumpet is a musical instrument commonly used in classical and jazz ensembles. The trumpet group contains the instruments with the highest register in the brass family. They are played by blowing air through almost-closed lips (called the player's embouchure), producing a "buzzing" sound that starts a standing wave vibration in the air column inside the instrument. 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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Tommy C.

2 Reviews
Boston, MA
Starting at $38
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 6 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Tommy C.

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My approach in teaching is firmly grounded in developing a healthy and self-driven practice culture in my students. As a practicing teacher, I strive tirelessly to lead by example. I ensure my students feel empowered after each lesson and hold them accountable to commit to their own daily grinds. For working with a new student, my typical process is to begin with the end in mind. According to the particular needs and expectations of the student, we discuss attainable and measurable goals for a given period of time. Especially during times of difficulty, I encourage my students to follow their curiosity and guard their motivation as we share the journey of music making together.

About Tommy

As a strong believer in the life-changing power of music, my teaching is driven by my purpose to serve and empower students of all backgrounds to realize their full potential and to leave a positive impact on the lives of others. Currently a doctoral candidate in brass performance at Boston Universi

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Kerry
During the last 6 months, Tommy has been a wonderfully patient, kind, and knowledgeable teacher to my 12 year-old son. He focused on my son's particular needs and provided lessons he put together to focus on areas to improve his skills. Moreover, Tommy is a talented musician, with the skill and experience to teach any level of trombone. I am very glad I chose Tommy to mentor my son in trombone.
Arnaud
During my time with Tommy, he has helped me improve in many areas. I feel that I learn and improve every lesson. Tommy is committed to teaching and points things out where I can improve upon. While teaching, Tommy uses many analogies that help me better understand what I'm doing wrong and how I can fix it.
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Jonathan G.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Awarded Pollak Award for Excellence in the Arts from Richmond Magazine
  • Teaching since 1990
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Jonathan G.

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About Jonathan

Professional musician since age 11 in NYC. Specializing in online lessons. Worked with the Coasters, Drifters, O'Jays, Platters & Temptations plus the Ringling Bros/Barnum & Bailey Circus before the age of 30. Earned a Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance with a minor in Jazz Studies from VCU in 1

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Kwesi A.
Jonathan is very very patient and has all the skills to train everyone. I will recommend to everyone who needs to know, study and enjoy the excitement in playing piano, guitar and singing .
Daniel
He has a good ear and can help quickly with transcriptions. More importantly, he also gave some practical advice.
Ami K.
My son enjoys his music lessons with Jonathan, who is infinitely patient teaching what can be a challenging instrument. My son responds well to Jonathan's instruction, and he appreciates having access to a professional performer as a teacher. Jonathan encourages my son to learn a variety of music, including both challenging classical pieces and more recognizable popular and jazz pieces, which helps to sustain his interest in the lessons.
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Tina D.

80 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Tina D.

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I teach beginner trumpet. I can help students learn to read music, play with good tone and technique, learn valve combinations (fingerings), and play from a book or school band music.

About Tina

Hello! I've been teaching private lessons for over 15 years. I am Assistant Director of Bands at the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL. I have degrees in music education and conducting, and I was a high school music teacher & band director in the Philadelphia area for 7 years. I also work

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Matthew A.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
  • MM, Trumpet Performance, Jazz Studies from College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati
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Matthew A.

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Lessons with Matthew are personalized, organized, and fun! With a proven track record of success (many former students have gone on to study at major universities or conservatories and enjoy professional careers in music), Matthew will help guide you on your path, no matter your experience level. From the first notes to preparing for a life-changing audition, Matthew has the experience, both as a professional player and as an educator, to help you achieve your goals.

About Matthew

Matthew, based in Los Angeles and Cincinnati, has performed and recorded with many of the biggest names in the music industry. A short list of his credits includes The Who, Aretha Franklin, The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Disney, Marvel Universe, Bootsy Collins, and many more. Matthew's compositi

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Sarah L
I have been taking lessons with Matt for several years, and I definitely recommend him as a teacher for students that are willing to practice often and are excited about becoming good trumpet players! He always has a variety of material for teaching every skill, whether it's range, jazz improvisation, or orchestral playing.
Chris I
Matt is as good as it gets. He cares and invests in every student. He is a versatile, world class performer in many styles and practices what he teaches. I highly recommend him to any aspiring player!
Eric S.
Matthew is a diligent teacher, fully invested in our student’s success! We cannot recommend his highly enough. On top of being a great teacher, he’s a great performer and a wonderful person. If you want a first rate teacher, look no further!!
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Chris H.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor of Music from North Dakota State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Chris H.

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I have a wealth of experience as a trumpeter and music teacher, and hold three degrees in music: DMA from Univ. of Georgia, MM from UT-Austin, and BM from N. Dakota State Univ. I am trained mostly in and play primarily "classical" trumpet, but have experience performing and teaching jazz and pop/commercial styles. Working with kids and adults on music is enjoyable and fulfilling, and I strive to help students as much as possible.

About Chris

My name is Chris, and I have been playing trumpet for over twenty years. I grew up in the TX public schools and was a two time TMEA All-State Musician. I hold three degrees in music from accredited universities: DMA at UGA, MM at UT-Austin, BM at NDSU. I enjoy teaching and helping others, and have

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Nathan
Chris will demonstrate with his trumpet how a piece should be played. He advises on breathing and other techniques. He’s encouraging and uses constructive criticism. I look forward each week to my lessons with Chris.
Michael
Chris was very flexible with my sons schedule. As an active kid involved in school and church activities, the online lessons with Chris were perfect. Through the year, my son advanced in his playing ability. We were excited to hear his piece at the state competition, but sadly the virus disrupted that. However, he learned much from Chris over the past several months. We appreciated the time and effort!
Rhys B.
My son is a high school senior taking lessons from Dr. Heldt. The lesson went very well. My son is very happy to have such a kind and experienced teacher. So glad we found him!

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"Gary has been very patient and creative with my 6 year old son. He is a fantastic instructor, and a very nice guy to work with. Thank you, Gary!"
Kai
Took Trumpet lessons from Gary R.
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Aiden
Took Trumpet lessons from Jordan M.
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"Holly was the perfect instructor for my first months learning trumpet. Her brass playing experience was a great foundation fo a lot of insight about how to practice, progress, and get past some snags. It was a bonus that she is upbeat and very encouraging with a great sense of humor."
Jen
Took Trumpet lessons from Holly S.
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"Amazing first lesson. Troy is extremely adept at connecting with kids. Greatly appreciate his enthusiasm and passion. We feel very fortunate.

Thank you Troy!
The Kirkland Family."
nathan
Took Trumpet lessons from Troy S.
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"My son really enjoyed his first lesson and seems genuinely excited for more"
Panos
Took Trumpet lessons from Nicholas C.
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"Great first lesson! Looking forward to more!"
Alastair
Took Trumpet lessons from Andrew G.
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"William is very good at providing explanations on the mechanics and benefits of warm-up and range exercises. Very motivating to help you to keep a positive attitude toward accomplishing goals."
Bob
Took Trumpet lessons from William A.
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"Justin has worked with my 11 year old 3 times so far and we are very happy with the interactions."
Jake
Took Trumpet lessons from Justin B.
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"We feel lucky to find Mr. Jerry V. as our 12 year old son's trumpet teacher. His course is very well structured and planned, using classical training materials covering various basics and skills my son needs to learn and master to make step by step progresses. His teaching is efficient and effective, with beautiful demo, which is very important for his student, especially young ones. His practice assignments are also well designed and planned, with which my son has been making solid progress. He is also very easy to communicate and is nice and kind. With the well structured course, assignments, experienced and professional teaching, an excellent trumpet player himself, we are happy with Mr. Jerry V, and will keep him as long as possible."
Wenping
Took Trumpet lessons from Jerry V.
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"She is Awesome! I highly recommend her. My son took only an hour and a half class and i see a big improvment. Thank you Tammye!!!!!"
Ayman
Took Trumpet lessons from Tammye D.
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