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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
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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
  • Doctor of Musical Arts in Brass Performance from Boston University
  • Teaches students 6 to 65
  • Teaching since 2012
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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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Edward P.

83 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $18
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Edward P.

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Whether it is a beginner or a more experienced student, I start everyone with an interview. This is so I can create the perfect lesson style for my students. I specialize in musical theory and composition and have learned many different techniques from the groups that I have played in. I promise that you will improve and you will love the music you play.

About Edward

Hello all! Welcome to my TakeLessons page! My name is Edward P. and I play piano, trumpet, and a little bit of guitar. I am a private music lessons teacher for ages 5 and older and I teach piano, trumpet, and musical theory. If you want to meet for lessons or have any questions, just message me and

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Soyeong
The lesson was great! I had great time and it was very informative. He was gentle and calm. Thank you!
Reginald B.
Today my son Brandon finished his first lesson. Mr Edward took him through the paces: Asked him questions about his music experience, asked him about scales, had him to play a scale and taught him some techniques. He challenged him and gave him some constructive feedback that he used right away. As soon as the lesson was finished and we disconnected our online session, Brandon said "Best teacher ever!" And for anyone who knows my son, knows that he does not give out praise easily. He said that it was easy to talk to him and he felt as if Mr. Edward understood him. Needless to say, we are pleased and we both are looking forward to the next lesson!
Huddy
My son had a great first lesson and is looking forward to the next week:)
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Dan A.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor of Music Education from Kent State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Dan A.

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A typical lesson will consist of lip flexibility exercises, studies, solo to be prepared for recital and a duet for fun! When possible, the student will work on a popular show tune, jazz or other "fun" piece.

About Dan

Teaching someone to learn a musical instrument is my passion! I love watching a person learn and being a part of the process.I am a retired band director with thirty-two years of experience. Many of my former students have gone on to great careers, including a band director in Texas, district manage

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Sally
I highly recommend Dan Arnold as a music 🎶 instructor with 35 years of experience . Teaches in-depth skills ,theory and techniques. Very supportive of his students and encouraging. Understands all band instruments and how they work. Also teaches Piano.
Case W.
Dan was wonderful with my son. Very nice experience. Thank you.
Elly
Mr. A. has a talent for teaching that makes it a privilege to be one of his students. Our son has been thoroughly enjoying the time under his tutelage, and continues to do so via video while in-house is not an option. The trumpet lessons have included trumpet technique, musical notation and reading, ear training, trumpet hygiene, and instrument care.
Mr. A. is a respectful, punctual, and precise teacher who inspires students to reach their potential.
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Tom G.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $37
  • Masters in Jazz Performance from NYU
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Awarded Army Commendation Letter from US Army
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Tom G.

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With an emphasis on jazz and improvisation, my goal is to provide insight along your musical path. Here some of the topics we may explore:

Trumpet technique - We'll build custom exercises, some focusing on your strengths, others challenging the edge of your abilities. Rather than looking at practice as "warming up", we'll shift our mindset to "trumpet calisthenics" (inspired by Laurie Frink).

Jazz - We'll define jazz chords and learn how to play the notes in (and around!) them. We'll find melodies to flow from one chord to the next. We'll also discuss forms and listen to rich recordings of the jazz masters.

Free Playing - This is when we can let go of the analytic mind and simply make sound. We can direct our attention to non harmonic concepts like emotions, shapes, textures, and images. Sometimes I'll put a drone on during this segment or we'll play call and response ideas.

About Tom

Tom Gershwin is a jazz trumpeter and educator. His projects explore the balance between well crafted compositions and freedom of expression. In 2018, Tom released "Our Season", which was funded in part by the Pathways to Jazz Grant. Tom has recorded two other jazz albums: “Sweet Pastimes”, an

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I learned a lot
Anna
Tom is an amazing teacher, so gentle, patient and kind with our shy 12 year old. Tom was great in engaging him and we feel very good about their relationship already after the first lesson. He seems to know right away how to tailor the lesson based on where our son is at. He has already made improvements in his first class. We look forward to future lessons with Tom.
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Pasquale G.

64 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1983
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Pasquale G.

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Profession evaluation patients and understanding for all students who call me for help. My knowledge and understanding of Brass instruments is second to none and i take pride in teaching students in a competent and complete musical manner.

I have been teaching for 32 years and have developed a complete method for progress and confidence from each student regardless of the current level one performs at.

About Pasquale

Teaching is a passion. All my students love what they learn and their progress is my number one concern. I have been teaching since the age of 17. I welcome any student wanting learn the joys of playing brass instruments. I have taught more than 500 students on a private level since I began tea

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Lenny M.
Pasquale does what great teachers do - he meets the student at the student's level. I'm 64 and have been an advanced beginner my whole life. Pasquale has given me reason to think I will become a real trumpet player in the not too distant future.

He makes it real clear that I have to do the work but he is providing a very solid path to follow.

I strongly recommend as a terrific teacher.
Camden
My 14 yr old son just switched from trumpet to tuba and started tuba lessons with Mr. Gallo today. Mr. Gallo seems very knowledgeable not only about teaching tuba, but also about trumpet and other brass instruments so he knows how to help my son transition from one instrument to the other in the best way. It was a great first lesson, looking forward to more.
Lenny M.
Very knowledgeable. Pasquale gently urged me to consider doing some “work” which is to say the very exercises I have avoided for most of my life. Sometimes you just need a good coach. My first impression is that Pasquale might be that coach.

I enjoyed the lesson.

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"Justin is very patient and knowledgeable and has great insights on how to help you along."
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Took Trumpet lessons from Justin B.
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"David (11) has been working with Jeremy for a while now and he's had some rocky patches (getting braces and worse, getting an expander!) but Jeremy was there encouraging David the whole way and sure enough, you can play the trumpet with all that extra metal in your mouth after all!

David also has Brass at school but prefers his sessions with Jeremy where they are centered around David's specific needs and current goals. We have seen such an improvement in both David's ability and confidence which translates directly into more enjoyment playing his chosen instrument, the trumpet."
Chris
Took Trumpet lessons from Jeremy S.
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"I feel that I am gaining excellent instruction from a knowledgeable teacher. I am an adult learner (new to trumpet) and William is excellent at keeping me on a pace that has me interested and engaged with each lesson."
James
Took Trumpet lessons from William A.
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"Fantastic first lesson with Justin! My 12 year old learned so much in his first 45 minutes and is so excited and energized to practice and continue learning. Justin's communication is fabulous and he is incredibly on top of things! I received an email within 15 minutes of the first lesson with notes, things to work on, and activities to practice before his next lesson. We are beyond ecstatic that we found Justin and look forward to working with him for years to come!"
Christian
Took Trumpet lessons from Justin B.
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"Great first lesson. Told me things I forgot about. I'm sure he can get me to the next level."
David
Took Trumpet lessons from Jerry V.
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"Friendly and knowledgeable, he's really helping this old man get a handle on the basics. I feel like I'm making a lot of progress. Communication has been great and he's worked around my scheduling conflicts well."
Anthony
Took Trumpet lessons from Makai G.
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"Very patient with my new trumpet playing son. My son left excited and eager to listen to jazz and practice. Thank you. We look Forward to our ongoing lessons."
Anthony
Took Trumpet lessons from Pablo R.
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"We could not ask for more in a teacher. Gregory helped our son prepare for NYC high school auditions this year and he was extremely professional, a very, very good teacher and overall just a very nice person to deal with. He gets our highest recommendation."
Chip
Took Trumpet lessons from Gregory H.
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"Super friendly, wise, and incredible at working on what you want to work on. I personally have grown so much as a trumpet player and musician in general since starting my lessons with him. Couldn't recommend a better teacher!"
Alberto
Took Trumpet lessons from Jerry V.
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"Happy to have TROY as my trumpet teacher"
Raymond
Took Trumpet lessons from Troy S.
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