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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
  • Teaching since 1980
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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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Angela P.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • DOCTOR OF MUSIC ARTS from University of Southern California
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Angela P.

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I will offer you all the tips and tricks you need! We will work from the basics, then build on to making musical phrasing and techniques together that will make you play the oboe with confidence in a shorter amount of time. Don't hesitate to reach out to me with any questions. :)

About Angela

Anyone wanting to play the oboe is welcome! I am an experienced oboist and a teacher. I have a Doctorates degree in oboe (Yale, University of Southern California, and University of Texas at Austin) and I have been teaching oboe since 2009. My lessons are fun, interactive and intuitive. Feel free to

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Sankalp D.
Angela is amazing! She has recommended amazing reeds for my son and is very patient and she will always guide you through a problem you are experiencing!
Feng Z.
Angela is a highly experienced teacher with professional oboe skills. My child's oboe playing skill increased substantially within 3 months under her guidance. My child told me that he has met his school band teacher's requirements for the new school year so far.
Sarah
Angela is a great teacher. She is very patient.
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Phillip L.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $28
  • Speaks Italian, German, French
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Phillip L.

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Whether you are starting out on oboe, switching from another instrument, preparing for an audition, or simply looking to brush up on your skills, I can help you reach your oboe goals!

All lessons are customized to your interests and needs. My teaching experience ranges from complete beginners to advanced students. We can work on everything from the fundamentals and etudes to advanced recital and audition repertoire! For those looking to branch out, we can also cover instrument adjustment, English horn and reed-making in the lessons.

Great reeds are vital for oboists and I can help with buying advice or learning to make your own reeds! I can also adjust your reeds or sell personalized reeds in person or via mail.

For students wishing to broaden their musical insights, I also can incorporate music theory and history into the lessons - subjects that I teach at the college level.

I am a professional oboist residing in New Orleans. I perform with the Louisiana Philharmonic, ...

About Phillip

I believe that the study of music is one of the most rewarding pursuits we can undertake! Whether a total beginner, college student or adult looking to brush up on skills or learn new ones, I will help you reach your goals! As a lecturer with the Tulane University Department of Music in New Orlea

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Aminata B.
Phillip is an exceptionally patient, supportive and focused piano teacher. My 10-year old daughter has really enjoyed working with him and she has grown in her appreciation of the instrument overall. Phillip's easy going yet direct feedback style make the learning a lot less intimidating for beginners and particularly for a young child with fledging confidence. We have really enjoyed having our daughter learn with Phillip!
Yiqiao J.
Phillip is a such good teacher, the Technic he taught is quite useful and practical~Highly recommend
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Christina G.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Professional Studies Diploma in Oboe Performance from The San Francisco Conservatory of Music
  • 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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Shannon S.

81 Reviews
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Starting at $32
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1989
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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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Justin H.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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.
Ramon L.

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"Dawn is wonderful instructor!! My daughter is enjoying her Oboe lessons, and looks forward to the next lesson with Dawn. Highly recommend, Dawn!."
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Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"My daughter learned additional skills and mastered new pieces while working with Dawn. Her dedication and experience teaching online helped our young oboist to progress quicker, and the school band teacher noticed the improvement too. We're happy we found Dawn on takelessons!"
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Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"Bonnie is the perfect oboe teacher for my daughter (15 years). She is patient, motivating and very positive in communication. My daughter is very happy. Thanks for that!"
Anja
Took Oboe lessons from Bonnie P.
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"Jill is an accomplished, professional instructor. She has patiently taught my child how to play the Oboe correctly. My child has dramatically improved with Jill being her instructor over the year."
Scott
Took Oboe lessons from Jill M.
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"she was the best oboe instructer ever. i really enjoyed her."
Rayne
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"Grace was a wonderful teacher for our daughter learning oboe. Online lessons were far more effective that we initially thought they might be."
Christina
Took Oboe lessons from Grace M.
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"Mia enjoys her lessons with Bonnie and is making great progress on her audition pieces!"
Mia
Took Oboe lessons from Bonnie P.
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"Very helpful! Thank you for working with us when we were running late. I learned a great deal and look forward to working with Bonnie in the future."
Emily
Took Oboe lessons from Bonnie P.
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"Dawn is great. I get a lot out of each session, and if I forget something it's no problem because she always follows up with comprehensive notes."
Ethan
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"She is very passionate for every student to study music. She gave me more knowledge! I recommend her to everyone that wants to learn about music!"
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Took Oboe lessons from Shannon S.
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