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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • 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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Justin H.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Awarded Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers from Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Master of Music in Wind Band Conducting from Central Michigan University
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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.
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The bassoon is intimidating but not the teacher.
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Veroslav T.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Bulgarian, English
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Veroslav T.

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My lessons are a great way to learn to play the oboe, be ready to perform and work towards your musical goals. Each student has different instructional needs to grow into the best musician they can be. I enjoy working with beginners as well as advanced students preparing for auditions and competitions. Lessons are a balance between fundamentals, pieces, etudes and having fun. Students get to learn standard repertoire as well as fun pieces like Frozen and Harry Potter!  Lessons allow me to touch up reeds from week to week to ensure they play well and last as long as possible. Learning any instrument can be difficult but with lessons it can be fun!

I am working primarily in Westchester area.
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About Veroslav

I am working primarily in Westchester area. Please message me for schedule and availability prior to booking. Extended travel radius for WESTCHESTER My goal is to establish long lasting knowledge, help students with practice strategies and keeping them engaged in the process. Each class inc

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Boryana
Veroslav is the consummate piano teacher--dedicated, patient, caring and encouraging. He has been teaching my nine and six year old children for the past year and a half and they have made significant progress under his tutelage. He is firm and exacting, but also kind and praising, when praise is due. Veroslav has an individualized approach to teaching—he is able to connect with children and tailor his teaching style to the temperament and aptitude of each child. Veroslav chooses pieces of classical and contemporary music that would not only be enjoyed by his students but would teach them particular skills. His lessons include a wide diversity of skill development through level appropriate performance and practice books. We are extremely happy that Veroslav has been our children's piano teacher and are looking forward to working with him in the years to come.
Tatiana
We’re very happy we found Veroslav! He’s friendly, and patient, and very knowledgeable and proficient. Kids love his lessons, and I can see the progress already (we started in October). Would definitely recommend him!
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Gennavieve W.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Gennavieve W.

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Oboe has been my passion since I was 12 years old. I am originally from Kansas City, MO. However, I currently reside in Tallahassee, FL and am in my fourth year of pursuing my Bachelors in Woodwind Performance at Florida State University. I have numerous years of performance experience and have three years of teaching experience. My goals are to help younger students have the solid foundations required to be successful at playing the oboe. Working on breath support, technique, and even reed making. Switching to oboe from another instrument can be especially difficult, and all of my teaching experience is with students who have switched.

I currently, play in a local church orchestra, aside from my school ensembles. Additionally, I have played in community orchestras, as well as a few pit orchestra jobs, and some Christmas church performances. I look forward to sharing my knowledge with anyone and everyone. The oboe brings a lot of joy into my life, and I hope to share that passion ...

About Gennavieve

Hi! Welcome to my studio! I have been studying oboe for a little over ten years. I am currently pursuing a Bachelor's in Woodwind Performance from Florida State University. I will graduate in 2022. After that, I plan to get my Master's. I hope you will enjoy being in my studio! Oboe can be a com

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Christina G.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Professional Studies Diploma in Oboe Performance from The San Francisco Conservatory of Music
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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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Rina M.

75 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English, the language of music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • M.M. Master of Music from Benjamin T. Rome School of Music at The Catholic University of America
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Rina M.

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A student of prominent American symphonic oboists, contact me if interested in expanding your oboe technique, repertoire, musicianship and more. Studied with Ralph Gomberg of the Boston Symphony, John Mack of the Cleveland Orchestra, and Dick White of the National Symphony Orchestra.

About Rina

I am a music educator, classically trained with an advanced performance degree. As a soloist and collaborative musician, I have performed professionally in ensembles, bands and orchestras both here and abroad. With a high degree of knowledge and proficiency, I teach proper technique and practice st

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Meredith
Rina is a wonderful teacher. From the perspective of an adult student, her understanding of the challenges an adult beginner experiences puts the student at ease when taking lessons with her. While exhibiting such empathy, Rina will always inspire the student to become a better musician. If I could give more than 5 stars, I would.
Johanna F.
Lucinda
Rina is an organized instructor who perceives my son’s strengths/weaknesses and demonstrates real concern for him as a blossoming musician. She goes out of her way in unexpected ways such as helping him acquire a better instrument at a bargain price. Wow!

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"Lot is awesome. Kind, patient, and obviously very knowledgeable. A great instructor-especially for an adult."
Rebecca
Took Oboe lessons from Lot D.
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"She is a very good instructor.If the student has some difficulty at any point ,she teaches an alternative way to make them understand.
My daughter is very happy to have her as her Oboe teacher."
Sheela
Took Oboe lessons from Bonnie P.
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"My daughter loves her oboe lessons with Bonnie! She has been incredibly supportive in teaching her the basics and it has been fun to see how much progress she has made through these lessons. Bonnie is a great teacher and I'm so glad we found her through takelessons!"
Kathie
Took Oboe lessons from Bonnie P.
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"Bonnie did a great job with my daughter. She had just taken up the oboe during the school year and we wanted to keep up her skills during the summer. Bonnie was great helping my daughter learn additional oboe techniques that will help her when she returns to school. I was very impressed with Takelessons and the convenience of doing lessons in our own home. Bonnie was very flexible with our summer schedule too."
Jamie
Took Oboe lessons from Bonnie P.
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"I like her mildness and patience. And her encouragement to push myself."
Zee
Took Oboe lessons from Grace M.
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"My daughter enjoyed her lesson with Dawn. Dawn was able to adjust her instruction according to my daughter’s ability. Thank you for a great lesson, Dawn!"
Madeline
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"Thanks so much have a great weekend"
Kathie
Took Oboe lessons from Bonnie P.
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"Wonderful first lesson. She made it personalized to my abilities and lack of oboe. We used a recorder instead and i learned much today. Cannot wait until next lesson"
Leslie
Took Oboe lessons from Bonnie P.
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"Tina is great in every aspect!"
Kayla
Took Oboe lessons from Tina D.
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"Great teacher. He is very knowledgable and encouraging. I look forward to my lessons and feel like I have made decent progress since taking lessons."
Shiree
Took Oboe lessons from Veroslav T.
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