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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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Tuba:
The largest and lowest-pitched musical instrument in the brass family. Like all brass instruments, sound is produced by moving air past the lips, causing them to vibrate or "buzz" into a large cupped mouthpiece. 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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Jesse M.

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

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Learn about rhythm, melody, harmony, and dynamics, and how they apply to the tuba. 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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Evan S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Bachelor of Music, Tuba Performance from University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
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Evan S.

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Experienced teacher of 5 years for all levels and ages! Lessons with me will not only focus on playing music, but will also focus on air and sound production as well as ear training and theory. We work together to make sure they are as well-rounded as possible. If you have an audition coming up, or if you want to get first chair in your school band program, or if you have decided to pick up an instrument later, I will help with whatever you want to accomplish!

About Evan

I am a professional tubist. I graduated with a Bachelor's in Tuba Performance from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, and have studied with well-known tubists and pedagogues such as Timothy Northcut, Chris Olka, and Derek Fenstermacher. In my 12 years of tuba playing, I hav

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Brian H.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Master of Music, Performance from University of Memphis
  • Awarded John Phillip Sousa Award from The Instrumentalist
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Brian H.

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You will be challenged to be among the very best! I know what it takes to overcome obstacles and be a successful musician! You will learn the fundamental and advanced skills of technique and musical interpretation on tuba from an instructor who has studied with world-class orchestral musicians and performed with some of the most well-known names in the world of tuba.

About Brian

I am a former band director with 12 years classroom experience. I have taught and performed professionally in the Jackson, TN and Memphis, TN regions for 7 years and have been active as a director, performer, and private instructor in central Florida since 2014. I graduated from the University of

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DYLAN J.
My son was very happy with his first lesson. He found it extremely helpful.
Huei-Mei
Brian is very passionate about music, and teaches with details. Lessons are organized and informational. Highly recommend!
Cliff
We hired Brian to work with our barely 3 year old to play the drums we got him for his birthday. He loves it! We don’t have any grand aspirations for him, but he likes to bang around and we wanted to give him some direction to see if he latched on to it. Our main objective is that he has fun. Brian is GREAT with him and he looks forward to it every week. 10/10!
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Matthew M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2000
  • BM-Euphonium from University of North Texas
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Matthew M.

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I have 20 years of experience teaching and performing professionally in the US, South America, Europe, and Japan. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Do you want help with range? Endurance? Technique? Sound? Let's work together! All ages and abilities are welcome. You can find lots of playing examples on my website (just search "MurchMusic").

About Matthew

Dr. Matthew Murchison wants to make his corner of the musical world a better place. If his concerts were a Dickens novel the first sentence might be: “It was the highest of brows, it was the lowest of brows.” Matthew believes everyone deserves high-quality, interesting, and funny entertainment,

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Dennis B.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music Education from NTSU School of Music
  • 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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"Excellent teacher. My son has been taking tuba lessons with Jeremy for more than 3 years. Jeremy is very accountable, considerate, and great with student. My son enjoyed his lessons."
Jing
Took Tuba lessons from Jeremy S.
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"Great instruction-but had an issue with scheduling, so lesson was delayed."
ChrisTopher
Took Tuba lessons from Pasquale G.
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"Jeremy has been great in relating to my junior high age son playing tuba. Developing a rapport via online lessons was a natural progression for the YouTube generation. Jeremy was encouraging and helped develop and grow technical skills to move from last chair to first chair and promoted to next band in the next semester! The ease and flexibility in scheduling allows him to continue in his lessons through busy concert seasons. Looking forward to adding his younger brother to the lesson with Jeremy soon!"
Liz - proud tuba mom
Took Tuba lessons from Jeremy S.
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"My son was very happy with his first lesson. He found it extremely helpful."
DYLAN
Took Tuba lessons from Brian H.
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"very patient and encouraging. My son (12yo) practices everyday! I wish I had started the lesson earlier. can't be happier than this."
JiHae
Took Tuba lessons from Pasquale G.
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"Jordan is a great teacher. Very enthusiastic, extremely flexible, and knowledgeable. He brings a lot of resources to the table. We were able to jump from basic stuff like scales and other practices to what my goals are and how to achieve them. Working on line was no problem. Highly recommended!"
Richard
Took Tuba lessons from Jordan M.
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"Brian is the reason I began to take tuba seriously and I am 100% certain that I wouldn’t be half the musician I am today if it weren’t for him. I took tuba lessons from in high school and he was great at challenging and pushing to get better and better every single lesson we had. I strongly recommend anyone who has the chance to study with him to please take it."
Hunter
Took Tuba lessons from Brian H.
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"My son started with Mr. Gallo at the beginning of summer and we have decided to continue into the school year. He can easily read each students musical ability and creates a lesson plan accordingly. His critiques, while kindly, are thorough as he strives to get the best out of students.
My son enjoys the lessons and has improved in sound quality and technique. Web based lessons have worked out great for us as my son plays the tuba. Mr. Gallo has been flexible with the schedule which we appreciate. We highly recommend Mr. Gallo and the Take Lessons website/platform."
Patricia
Took Tuba lessons from Pasquale G.
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"It is a womderful time for my kid."
Oscar
Took Tuba lessons from Joseph M.
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"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."
Camden
Took Tuba lessons from Pasquale G.
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