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Karen D.

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

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Trombone:
A musical instrument in the brass family where sound is produced when the player's vibrating lips (embouchure) cause the air column inside the instrument to vibrate. Nearly all trombones have a telescoping slide mechanism that varies the length of the instrument to change the pitch. I will start with the basics. Proper breathing, reading, notes, rhythms, songs, 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
  • Teaches students 6 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Doctor of Musical Arts in Brass Performance from Boston University
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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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Dennis B.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1974
  • Music Education from NTSU School of Music
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Dennis B.

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MASTER LEVEL INSTRUCTOR-One on one private instruction taught by highly experienced and patient instructor. We will pick up students wherever they may be in their learning, and give help in a way that makes things easy and helps the student progress to wherever they want to be. We'll cover topics such as air support, embouchure, articulation, and specific technique for the particular instrument, all taught in a simple and easy to follow style depending on the students level and need. We'll also cover topics related to music reading. This will be appropriate for beginners who are struggling or advanced students who want to excel to the top!

About Dennis

MASTER LEVEL INSRUCTOR Often a lot of emphasis is put on performance experience of a potential teacher. Even though I have over 40 years of experience working as a performer, this is only a small part of my effectiveness as a teacher. I have over 31 years of classroom teaching experience and over 8

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Dr. Hixson, School Superintendent
Dennis has the education as well as the practical experience to ensure musical success for yourself or your love ones. He relates well to all age groups and provides the utmost attention to his students in a personable, encouraging manner.
Risa
Makes learning uncomplicated and enjoyable. Not to mention a great sense of humor.
Shirley
Great teaching style! My daughter really enjoys his fun way of teaching. So happy she has a new interest.
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Kylie I.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor of the Fine Arts in Music Education from The Greatbatch School of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
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Kylie I.

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Trombone is a huge passion of mine. As a reformed woodwind player, I feel in love with the sound of the trombone in high school and never looked back! I love to get nerdy about brass pedagogy and technique. Ear training is incredibly important for a trombonist, and I use a structured approach for all of my students to gradually increase this skill. I use jazz standards to teach my students how to improvise if they're open to it. I am also a singer and I have found that breathing techniques I've learned from singing has helped me to teach my trombone students.

About Kylie

Mrs. Kylie is a native of Skaneateles Falls, N.Y. and moved to Asheville, N.C. to continue her lifelong journey in music education and performance. Kylie has a diverse musical background in several instruments including trombone, piano, guitar, voice, and flute. She received her undergraduate degree

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Jason
Extremely knowledgeable and efficient with lesson plans. Understanding of ones vision and direction they would like to take in learning. Only helpful and pleasant experiences from my lessons.
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Elizabeth M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Bachelors of Music Performance from University of California, Santa Barbara
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Elizabeth M.

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Experienced trombone teacher of 7 years available for eager students of all playing levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of technical and musical skills. I specialize in both classical and jazz styles, emphasize musicianship and ear training, implement a variety of books and exercises, and also have the following tools available to use during lessons: in-home studio, keyboard, and music stand.

About Elizabeth

Elizabeth is available for lessons online from the greater Seattle area. She teaches all experience levels and age groups. Lessons will be scheduled to fit with the student's availability whenever possible. Although trained in standard teaching methods, Elizabeth has developed her own practice

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Eloise K.
My daughter just had her first lesson and Elizabeth was patient and really helpful. Great experience so far!
Harvey
The Best! Elizabeth is both patient and at the same time challenging. My son is learning that work, and effort invested, lead to measurable improvement. And he is enjoying playing the trombone!
Bethany S.
I have worked with Elizabeth for years and she is a fantastic colleague. I'm not sure if I've met anyone else to match her incredible work ethic.You can expect very creative and effective lessons from her - she has a knack for inventive problem solving that makes musical improvement really fun and transformative for her students. While she is extremely friendly and warm, she is also informative and knowledgeable - a great balance to look for in a music instructor!
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Tina D.

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

80 Reviews
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I enjoy teaching beginning technique including making a sound, learning slide positions, reading bass clef notation, and learning to play in tune with a tuner.

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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"I went to Mr Espinosa's home to take my lesson - the place is right next to the 135th subway stop, very convenient! Mr Espinosa was patient, understanding, and friendly. I was a little worried that a professional like him would laugh at the embarrassing skills of an adult like mine - didn't happen. He was down to earth despite his great playing, kind of more like a friend or a big buddy rather than a teacher. I think our lesson brought me much improvement! He also taught me some helpful daily practice routines. Another little touching detail was he provided me with free drinks and snacks, something none of my other teachers have done before. His studio was also fully equipped: it has a piano, great stereo, stands, and music books."
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Took Trombone lessons from Alejandro E.
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"He is a great teacher - calm, reasonable , knowledgable and encouraging
We have had one lesson with him, and look forward to our future lessons."
emaan
Took Trombone lessons from Alejandro E.
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"My daughter is very shy and knew NOTHING about music or her instrument and he's doing great with her!"
Kaley
Took Trombone lessons from Jeremy S.
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"Fantastic Experience!

As a colleague of Chris' I can heartily recommend his teaching to any trombonists wishing to hone their skills as musicians. Chris focuses on the individual needs of each student, working to tailor his lessons to meet their specific needs and face their unique challenges. His attention to detail and patience helps each student build a strong foundation in musicality and fantastic brass playing. I recommend him highly as both a superb educator and performer!"
Catherine
Took Trombone lessons from Christopher E.
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"Very knowledgeable and professional."
John
Took Trombone lessons from Alejandro E.
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"Holly was very energetic and motivating. She provided clear instructions and really zeroed in on areas to improve while staying positive. Great experience!"
Meredith
Took Trombone lessons from Holly S.
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"Jeremy has a very friendly personality and is clearly very proficient on the trombone. Looking forward to more lessons."
Matthew
Took Trombone lessons from Jeremy S.
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"Amazing teacher who was patient and kind with a 13 year old who decided to learn an instrument without the benefit of a band class in middle school. I am very impressed with the tools she introduced him to, the lessons she laid out for him to accomplish on his own and how she left him motivated to get started right away on practicing."
Marcello
Took Trombone lessons from Jennifer W.
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"He really knows his stuff, and my son plays noticeably better with each lesson."
Barrett
Took Trombone lessons from Pasquale G.
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"Holly Is a good person and a good teacher looking forward to more lessons with her she is great thanks take lessons"
Robert
Took Trombone lessons from Holly S.
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