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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaching since 1980
  • 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
  • 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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Caleb M.

83 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Semi-Finalist from National Trumpet Competition
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Caleb M.

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Over my 20 years of playing trumpet professionally, I have picked up enough trombone to offer quite a lot to trombone students! I believe the fundamentals of all great brass playing are the same, and I can get you off to a fantastic start if you are a beginner or intermediate player :).

About Caleb

Caleb moved from his hometown of Wichita, Kansas, to Chicago in 2008 to attend DePaul University, where he received his Bachelor’s in Trumpet Performance studying under Matt Lee and Tage Larsen. Since then, Caleb has picked up a variety of regular gigs across a wide spectrum of styles, genres, and

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Stan
I had played the trumpet in high school but had not played it since then for 40 years. I was wanting to get back into it to play some specific songs with some friends that play drums, guitars etc. Caleb was the perfect match to teach me the basics again, some music theory and then helping me learn and play the songs I wanted to play. He is so great to work with and will take you in any direction you want to go. And, he is so awesome playing the trumpet. He's amazing. He knows what he is talking about and can back it up. I highly recommend him to anyone at any level.
Jacob P.
Caleb is an excellent teacher! He was patient and encouraging with my teenage son who can sometimes get very discouraged when he finds his work challenging. I hope some of Caleb's positive attitude rubs off on him. The improvement in my son's trombone playing after one lesson was impressive..
Jessica ..
Caleb is calm and soft spoken. Just what our son needs.
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Katie S.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Master's of Music in Trombone Performance from The Hartt School
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Katie S.

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Hi, I'm Katie! I'm a trombonist and music teacher currently based in New Hampshire and I work with students of all ages and abilities, from young beginners to adults and advanced students. I plan my lessons and create my own materials specially to fit each student's specific needs and goals. While learning an instrument is a worthy endeavor on its own, I also work with my students to hone important life and study skills that they can also apply to other aspects of their lives and education - not to mention having fun making music! Confidence, problem solving, and setting and working towards goals are just some of the skills I work to impart on my students.
Feel free to send me a message if you're interested in setting up a lesson or if you have any questions :)

About Katie

Hi I'm Katie! I'm a trombonist, music educator, and private teacher currently based in New Hampshire! I recently graduated summa cum laude from the Hartt School at the University of Hartford with my Master's of Music Degree in Trombone Performance. Before Hartt, I attended East Tennessee State Unive

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Will
My 12 year old looks forward to his hour with Katie each week. He has developed more confidence and,.most importantly, enjoys playing more.
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Micah E.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Doctor of Musical Arts, Trombone Performance from University of North Carolina at Greensboro
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Micah E.

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I have over twenty years' experience teaching private lessons on trombone (alto, tenor, and bass), euphonium, and tuba. I perform regularly with symphony orchestras, chamber ensembles, and popular groups in my area, and have performed, conducted, and lectured at the International Trombone Festival, the International Tuba-Euphonium Conference, and other major venues. While most of my teaching is at the university level, I also work regularly with students both younger and older than that. My high school students are frequently successful in auditions for all-state ensembles, college scholarships, and competitions. My focus in lessons is to help each student to develop sound fundamental playing skills and then teach students how to apply those to realizing musical goals.

About Micah

I have over twenty years' experience teaching private lessons on trombone (alto, tenor, and bass), euphonium, and tuba. I perform regularly with symphony orchestras, chamber ensembles, and popular groups in my area, and have performed, conducted, and lectured at the International Trombone Festival,

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Sid T.
Great teacher. Very knowledgeable.
Ethan
Taking lessons with Dr. E has significantly improved both my skill with my instrument as well as my approach to music as a whole. I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking for low brass lessons.
Cory
Dr. Everett is a master musician who is able to articulate his skills and techniques effectively. We have two young musicians (high school) who have greatly benefited directly from Dr. Everett's private lessons as well as from personal instruction from (2) former students. Dr. Everett gets results!
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Pasquale G.

64 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Awarded Top soloist from Cruse america
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Pasquale G.

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the star of the big band the trombone if you need assistance learning how to tame this wonderful instrument don't hesitate to ask.

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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"Great first lesson! Erin was very happy and looking forward to next week."
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Took Trombone lessons from Holly S.
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"My son needed some extra help with trombone. He was struggling in his school program and wanted to be better. After studying with Grant for a few months, his band teacher sent me an email about how quickly he is improving and he moved up from last chair to third chair. He is very approchable and my son loves him."
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Took Trombone lessons from Grant R.
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"Grant's ability to hear what each student's needs are makes him a great teacher for all levels of players. He likes to work hard while also having a good time, which really resonates with students. We worked together for 2 years and his drive to constantly make the highest quality music really makes him stand out."
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Took Trombone lessons from Grant R.
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Took Trombone lessons from Alejandro E.
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"Very knowledgeable and experienced musician. Highly skilled in both teaching and performance aspects of trombone. Teaching and instruction is tailored to each student's individual skill set and need. I highly recommend..."
Scott
Took Trombone lessons from Grant R.
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"First lesson, I'm an older adult who has played for years but wanted to reboot and get back to basics and take it to the next level. William was insightful, enthusiastic, and informative. I'm looking forward to working with him!"
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Took Trombone lessons from Billy D.
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"A wonderful first class. Clear explanations. Presented a great practice plan for me. Challenging, but doable, and fun."
Michael
Took Trombone lessons from Alejandro E.
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"William is patient and knowledgable"
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Took Trombone lessons from Billy D.
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"My son enjoys his lessons and is showing great improvement."
Nick
Took Trombone lessons from Pasquale G.
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"First lesson today and things went smoothly. Jeremy took time to determine what my son could and couldn't do and built the lesson around those skills. My son's attention can drift but Jeremy was attentive, patient, and made real world connections.........which I appreciate."
James
Took Trombone lessons from Jeremy S.
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