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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaches Beginner
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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 Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 6 to 65
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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
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance plus a minor in Jazz Studies from Virginia Commonwealth University
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Jonathan G.

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My best specialty!

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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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
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Learn about rhythm, melody, harmony, and dynamics, and how they apply to the trumpet. Explore the range of your instrument through various scales. Build solid skills through understanding the mechanics of how your body and instrument work together.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students for bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partner Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.
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Troy S.

45 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Performance Scholarship from CSUF
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Troy S.

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With performance experience that includes working with the Disneyland Band and 10+ years of teaching experience (as of 2021) I am ready to help you get started, improve your technique, work on musicality, or prepare for an audition. Whatever you need!

About Troy

Troy S. is a freelance trumpet player located in Orange Country, California. He is a popular choice for Weddings, Musicals, Church Services, Concert Performances, and Special Events. As an educator, Troy has had the opportunity to serve as a Brass Caption-Head, Trumpet Section Instructor, and Gue

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Adam Shull
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Had very pleasant and amazing time!!! Thank you! :D
nathan
Great person to have teach you. Super talented, and knows what to and how to really improve your skill level 11/10 Best ever.
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Bobby S.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • M.M. Jazz Trumpet Performance from New England Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Bobby S.

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I love the trumpet, and it's my life mission to help others to experience the transcendent joy of music and the excitement of playing a brass instrument. I take pride in my ability to quickly convey the fundamentals of trumpet technique to beginning trumpeters so that they can get the full enjoyment from playing early on. I perform regularly in a wide range of genres from jazz and funk to pop and reggae, and it's important to me to cater to the individual musical interests of my students. I have been playing trumpet for more than 24 years, and I teach my students valuable brass exercises based on lessons I learned under the tutelage of John McNeil, Laurie Frink, and Walter White, among others. I encourage the use of long tones, air support, and trumpet calisthenics to improve tone, increase range and endurance, and work towards greater flexibility on the instrument. I also focus on the stylistic nuance of jazz, funk, classical, and the many genres that feature the colorful and ...

About Bobby

I am a jazz trumpeter, improviser, and composer as well as an avid listener and enthusiastic educator. I maintain an active performance schedule playing improvised music as well as funk, soul, afro-beat, reggae, hip-hop, and American folk music. In addition to trumpet, I have experience performing a

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Jennifer G.
Bobby Spellman is a very skilled music teacher. We met him when my son was in the fifth grade and had just started playing the French horn. Bobby came to our house every week and did a truly fantastic job helping my son learn a really tough instrument. He has taught my son for three years--switching to Zoom classes during the pandemic--and established a terrific rapport him which enabled him to improve significantly and develop a real passion for his instrument.
george
Bobby is a great teacher, trumpet player and musician. He is the real deal. Look no further. I highly recommend him!
Filiz
Bobby is a great teacher. He analyzes the needs of the student very well and he is very patient while correcting and guiding the student. I highly recommend taking lessons from him!

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"Tina is very nice and patient with my 9 y/o daughter"
Ella
Took Trumpet lessons from Tina D.
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"Last year our 10-year old daughter started playing the trumpet in Beginning Band. Over half-way through the year she missed a lot of school due to illness, got behind and was forced to drop-out of band. Over the summer we started online trumpet lessons with Mercedes to help our daughter catch up with her peers. We feel so fortunate to have found Mercedes! She is an EXCELLENT teacher. She is enthusiastic about music/playing trumpet, creative in all the ways she helps our daughter improve, positive and patient (SO important when teaching beginners) and she truly is amazing at keeping our daughter engaged during every lesson. During each 30 minute lesson, our daughter makes noticeable progress! Plus Mercedes keeps the lessons fun so our daughter happily participates. Thanks to the progress she has made with Mercedes, she is feeling confident enough to return to Second Year Band later this month. We plan to keep up the lessons with Mercedes and look forward to her ongoing support and guidance during our daughter's important beginning-to-intermediate instrument learning stage."
Sunni
Took Trumpet lessons from Mercedes M.
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"good energy, very encouraging"
Alan
Took Trumpet lessons from Megan W.
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"My son just had his first lesson and he was happy! He has been frustrated because he hasn't had a lesson with an instructor and has been self-teaching. He is mildly autistic and gets frustrated easily. That wasn't an issue with his lesson."
Angelo
Took Trumpet lessons from Troy S.
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"Bobby is an amazing teacher. Always prepared to handle and encourage my 8 year old daughter to play trumpet."
Rachel
Took Trumpet lessons from Bobby S.
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"Great lesson. Felt at ease and learned so much from the first lesson. Really helped me in learning a great way to practice!!! Looking forward to the next lesson!!!"
Brent
Took Trumpet lessons from Larry B.
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"Pablo is a patient, inspiring, and expert teacher! I look forward to working with him more!"
Patrick
Took Trumpet lessons from Pablo R.
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"Miss Jennifer is amazing teacher. She been giving trumpet lessons to my son. She is patient and willing to take the time to help him with his music from school. Her teaching method is great. She knows how to work with kids/youth. I recommend Miss Jennifer."
Monica P.
Took Trumpet lessons from Jennifer W.
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"Pablo is an outstanding jazz trumpeter, and is also very friendly and approachable!"
Ruben
Took Trumpet lessons from Pablo R.
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"My son had never played a musical instrument before his lessons with Mercedes. She has been super patient and encouraging with him as he isn't the most motivated of students. Joseph now has a solid base of the fundamentals and has begun to enjoy to play his trumpet as his skill set has grown."
Jennifer Holien
Took Trumpet lessons from Mercedes M.
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