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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaching since 1980
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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
  • Doctor of Musical Arts in Brass Performance from Boston University
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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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Dennis B.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1974
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Dennis B.

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MASTER LEVEL INSTRUCTOR-One on one private instruction taught by highly experienced and patient instructor. We will pick up students wherever they may be in their learning, and give help in a way that makes things easy and helps the student progress to wherever they want to be. We'll cover topics such as air support, embouchure, articulation, and specific technique for the particular instrument, all taught in a simple and easy to follow style depending on the students level and need. We'll also cover topics related to music reading. This will be appropriate for beginners who are struggling or advanced students who want to excel to the top!

About Dennis

MASTER LEVEL INSRUCTOR Often a lot of emphasis is put on performance experience of a potential teacher. Even though I have over 40 years of experience working as a performer, this is only a small part of my effectiveness as a teacher. I have over 31 years of classroom teaching experience and over 8

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Dr. Hixson, School Superintendent
Dennis has the education as well as the practical experience to ensure musical success for yourself or your love ones. He relates well to all age groups and provides the utmost attention to his students in a personable, encouraging manner.
Risa
Makes learning uncomplicated and enjoyable. Not to mention a great sense of humor.
Shirley
Great teaching style! My daughter really enjoys his fun way of teaching. So happy she has a new interest.
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Alejandro E.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Español
  • Teaching since 2012
  • BFA Music Performance- Jazz from CUNY City College of New York
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Alejandro E.

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Professional trombonist working in the NYC area. Experienced in teaching all styles of music to all ages and levels.

I have also taught many older students that want to rediscover their passion for music.

Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. My number one goal is your happiness and that you are motivated!

You will see leaps of improvement by working with me!

I can’t wait to meet you,
Alejandro

About Alejandro

I'm a professional trombonist working in the NYC area. I have a BFA in Music-Trombone from City College of New York and a Master of Music from New York University. I have several years of experience teaching students of all ages and levels. I originally arrived in NYC from Argentina at 9-

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Michael
A great teacher to have for enjoyment, pleasure and musical distraction in strenuous times.
Michael
A push in my skill level just when I need it. Another reason I've been studying with Alejandro almost 3 years.
Michael
Challenging yet encouraging. I make progress in every class and in my practicing in between.
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Rachel W.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rachel W.

11 Reviews
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I have been playing Brass instruments, specializing in Trombone, since 2004. I love teaching music, and welcome all ages to come out and try and toot their horn. I'll build a personalized lesson plan based on the students wants, and needs, and I'll do my absolute best to get you where ever you want to go musically.

About Rachel

I have been playing the piano and the trombone since childhood. Growing up in a musical family, music has always played a big part in my life. I was active in school bands in addition to taking private lessons throughout grade school. In high school I was a member of Tri-M (a musical honor society),

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Dasia
Very polite and patient. :)
Genisis T.
My daughter first class she is 6 1/2 yr old & autistic. My daughter was able to feel comfortable with teacher so far & its starting with basic piano lessons & she is looking 4ward to her next class . Thanks
Robin
Rachel was patient and had a great sense of humor! It immediately put me at ease. Would definitely recommend!
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Stephen L.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Stephen L.

6 Reviews
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I have been playing trombone most of my life and it is the first instrument I learned to play. I specialize in breathing techniques, flexibility, endurance, range, improvisation, and much more!! I will push you to be your best!

About Stephen

Hello, my name is Stephen Layton, I'm 36 and I am a professional musician, educator, and composer. I am currently teaching in two locations, Riverside County, and in Orange County. I earned a B.A. in Music Education at California State University Fullerton. I also have a Single Subject Teaching Cred

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Luke N.
Stephen has really been really helping me advance my musicianship in a lot of ways that I wouldn't have gotten from self-study alone. He is generous with his time and attention and really wants to help me move forward.
Aaron
The best lesson I have taken! I look forward to future lessons because I am learning so much!
Jared M.
Steven is a very good instructor. He has a wonderful personality. He!s firm, knowledgeable, and knows how to encourage the student to work hard. My son has learned a lot from him in a short period of time as a beginner. I’d definitely recommend Steven.

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"Awesome teacher and instructor. Very patient and knowledgeable."
John
Took Trombone lessons from Alejandro E.
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"My son had a wonderful experience with Matthew! Matthew is very knowledgeable and committed to helping students grow musically and perform at their very best. Would highly recommend!!!"
Lesley
Took Trombone lessons from Matthew S.
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"I am a high school student who has been taking trombone lessons for four years, and I have been playing for six years. I was having trouble on this difficult piece that had a wide range of notes, and I needed help with this because I had an upcoming state competition. Eventually, it was recommended to me to find a professional who taught at a collegiate level, and that was when I went online and found Mr. Gallo. I decided to sign up with him for six lessons just to see what I needed to work, but when I started taking lessons with him, I realized how much improvement I needed to make on my trombone. He had denoted instantly in my first lesson what I was doing wrong. Thanks to Mr. Gallo's phenomenal teaching, I have embraced a more acute and accurate practice routine as well as a better embrasure which has assisted me in unlocking a higher range on my trombone than I have ever reached before. The practice technicalities he has taught me that have become very advantageous to me, and will be easily instituted in more complicated pieces in the future."
Evan G.
Took Trombone lessons from Pasquale G.
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"I've now been a student of Alejandro's for more than a year during which I've made enormous progress. He continues to encourage and challenge me in a personable and productive way. - Michael"
Michael
Took Trombone lessons from Alejandro E.
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"Very friendly and talented! A great teacher with years and years of experience! Learned a ton! Thank you, Hayden!"
Tracy
Took Trombone lessons from Hayden M.
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"I want to once again write a testimonial for Hayden Maple. Had is a gifted musician and instructor. He has worked at my pace, been accomodating during an illness and travel of mine. and he has understood my goals and tailored his teacher towards them. I encourage anyone seeking an instructor to give Hayden a shot."
David
Took Trombone lessons from Hayden M.
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"My daughter is very shy and knew NOTHING about music or her instrument and he's doing great with her!"
Kaley
Took Trombone lessons from Jeremy S.
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"He always knows how to take me to the next level of skill and enjoyment."
Michael
Took Trombone lessons from Alejandro E.
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"Good first lesson. Off to a good start, with plenty to work on until the next lesson. 5 stars."
Guy
Took Trombone lessons from Holly S.
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"Great Trombone Teacher!

We needed a Trombone teacher for my 7th grader this past summer and Jessie was available. He has since then proven to be a lovely teacher - very knowledgable, supportive, easy to understand and professional. I would definitely recommend him to other parents."
Stephanie
Took Trombone lessons from Jesse M.
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