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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
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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 Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 to 65
  • 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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Chris T.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Chris T.

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Trombone is an instrument in the low brass family. Whether you're just starting or participating in band, let's discover the fundamentals and make music on the trombone.

About Chris

Specialties: Composing, Arranging, and Music Theory Instruments: Trumpet, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Piano, Banjo I am a full time music educator at Tilghman's Academy of Music, an online music school. I previously worked as an instructor at Leading Note Studios in Southern California. I started

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Kaitlyn T.
Chris is so patient and encouraging. He never gets angry or judgmental, but is always kind and can connect at my level even though this is a difficult subject for me. He is a great teacher and amazing musician. He seems to master every instrument he picks up. Highly recommended!
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Erich C.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Awarded STS Orchestral Excerpts Competition Semifinalist from Southeast Trombone Symposium
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Erich C.

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Through my years of studying the trombone, I have learned from many of the greatest pedagogues in the world about how to cater to each student's individual needs. These teachers include members of the Chicago, Metropolitan Opera, Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Lyric Opera symphony orchestras. Using this diverse and insightful wisdom, I have learned that every student has strengths and weaknesses, and I intend to help you gain your confidence through your strengths while also improving upon your weaknesses as a player. The trombone is an exciting and beautiful instrument, and I hope lessons with me will inspire you on your musical journey as well as your own personal journey of hard work and dedication in any facet of your life.

About Erich

I am a Junior Tenor Trombone Performance Major at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. I also play bass trombone, alto trombone, euphonium, and bass trumpet extensively. While at IU, I have performed as Principal Trombone in multiple orchestras and wind ensembles, including operatic production

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Allison A.
Erich is an energetic teacher and a true professional. He helped my son improve his tone within minutes of his guidance. It was especially helpful to hear him play during the lesson, so you can hear the desired tone of the trombone. Erich sent me an email summary of the lesson to recap the lesson highlights, I was very impressed with this addition to detail!

I highly recommend Erich as a fun, patient, and wise teacher.
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Christopher E.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Teaches students 9 to 65
  • Teaching since 2005
  • BM Music Performance, BA Jazz Studies from University of Connecticut
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Christopher E.

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I received my Doctorate of Musical Arts from Rutgers University in January of 2017, and have over ten years of professional teaching and performing experience. Whether you are just starting out on a horn or have a few years under your belt, I can help you realize your musical potential and show you

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Paul D.
Chris is a fantastic instructor! Not only did he work with our son to teach him the basics (as someone new to an instrument having never played before), he also motivated him and took a genuine interest in his progress. He does a fantastic job and is a skilled instructor!... and did it all on-line due to COVID and overcame that obstacle too!
Leanne
Chris has been great with my middle school band student teaching/coaching the fundamentals and making trumpet fun again. My kiddo looked forward to his weekly lessons and enjoys band again! His confidence level while playing has soared. Definitely recommend.
Keira F.
Chris is kind and patient. He is not a French horn player, but is able to teach the basic components. He discusses the form of playing a lot. My daughter has enjoyed learning from him.
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John K.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded John James Haynie Scholarship from University of North Texas
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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John K.

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I teach absolute beginners, intermediate and advanced students. I work with them on technique, strong fundamentals, sound production and the repertoire of band and orchestra music.

About John

Since moving to Colorado in 2004 John has performed with all major arts organizations including Colorado Symphony, Colorado Ballet, Central City Opera. Before moving here he was in the San Francisco Bay area for many years with positions including Second Trumpet in San Jose Symphony and Principal Tr

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Elizabeth
only took one lesson so far but he definitely clarified some basics for me.

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"Alejandro Espinosa is a natural-born teacher. I look forward to my weekly classes. Been a student now for 7 months. - Michael"
Michael
Took Trombone lessons from Alejandro E.
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"My son, Evan had one of the best music lesson experiences he ever could have had after years of lessons with just a few lessons with Mr. G! The level of expertise and instruction that can be delivered to your child in one lesson is truly second to none. Your child will see instant improvements in the quality of their performances if the skills and instruction Mr. G demonstrates and converses to your child is implemented. In just 4 lessons, my son went from an average trombone player to well enough to go on to a difficult state competition. He could not have achieved that success without the careful and guided instruction of Mr. G. He truly is an outstanding instructor and is worth is weight in gold!"
Jodi
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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"I now have a better idea of the steps I need to take to begin seeing improvement!"
Chase
Took Trombone lessons from Grant R.
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"Jesse is great. He is teaching my son trombone and he is kind, patient and knowledgable."
Jenni
Took Trombone lessons from Jesse M.
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"Grant Reed has the right combination in his approach to teaching: patience, enthusiasm, and the ability to analyze, troubleshoot, and motivate. He has had extensive training. He also has a lot of teaching and performing experience. Grant knows what works! His manner is calm and empathetic."
Rebecca
Took Trombone lessons from Grant R.
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"I thought she was great."
Jarrett
Took Trombone lessons from Tina D.
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"my first lesson went very well. Awesome teacher."
Negar
Took Trombone lessons from Sam C.
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"Hayden has been teaching private Trombone lessons to my 13th year old son for over a year now. Hayden is organized and reliable; he is always on time, and has helped my son sound great. Hayden is passionate about Jazz, and knowledgeable. My son enjoys having a teacher that is as passionate as he is, and younger that the usual Trombone teachers we have found. :-)
Hayden has prepared my son for All State competitions, and for many concerts with his school and/or the jazz band my son performs outside of school. I recommend Hayden 100%!!!"
Daniela
Took Trombone lessons from Hayden M.
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"Pasquale was excellent. He evaluated how my son blew into his trombone, and made the necessary corrections. It was exactly what we needed. He was very friendly and encouraging, and gave us specific tips on how to practice. I am so grateful we found him."
Matthew
Took Trombone lessons from Pasquale G.
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