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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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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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Clare M.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Master of Music Oboe Performance from University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Clare M.

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Experienced teacher of 5 years. Learn to play music you like while improving on the oboe! If you are interested in reed-making I will customize my approach to fit any level. Current Master’s student at UC College-Conservatory of Music.

About Clare

I am a professional oboist and reed maker. I graduated from Furman University with a Bachelor of Music in Oboe and received a Master of Music in Oboe at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. I have been teaching private lessons for 5 years and I currently sell 30-40 oboe re

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Christopher B.
Clare could not be more supportive, patient, and willing to facilitate changes to schedules. If you are new to this instrument, or already proficient, you will have a nice experience under her instruction. I am an adult student, and I have unique challenges. She has accommodated me in a way that has motivated me to write this review without her asking me. That should tell you something.
Layla
Clare is not only a wonderful oboist but a wonderful oboe teacher. She takes the time to put technique first which made a huge difference in my playing. I would definitely recommend her as a teacher!
Todd
Clare is a wonderful oboist who plays with emotion and that same energy transfers into her teaching.
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Tina D.

80 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Bachelor of Music, Music Education from Temple University
  • Teaches Beginner
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Tina D.

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I teach beginner oboe. I can help students learn to read music, play with good tone and technique, learn fingerings, and play from a book or school band music.

About Tina

Hello! I've been teaching private lessons for over 15 years. I am Assistant Director of Bands at the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL. I have degrees in music education and conducting, and I was a high school music teacher & band director in the Philadelphia area for 7 years. I also work

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Grace M.

54 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Awarded President Honors from University of Hartford
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Grace M.

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With over 10 years of teaching experience, I specialize in working with students of all ages and abilities. Lessons incorporate music theory, technique, and lyrical expression. I look forward to helping you reach your goals!

I hold a Master's Degree in Oboe Performance from the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at California State University, Long Beach. During my studies I studied with Carolyn Hove and Humbert Lucarelli.

About Grace

Grace has extensive experience teaching private and group lessons, including lessons in Piano, English Horn and reed making. Her students have gone on to win scholarships and place in honor orchestras. Currently, her students hold the top spots in nTyme's (North Torrance Youth Musicians Ensemble) Ch

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Zee
I'm an "mature" student taking lessons many years after not playing and Grace is very kind and patient and helpful with her suggestions. I'm enjoying my lessons with her very much!
Zee
I like her mildness and patience. And her encouragement to push myself.
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Shannon S.

81 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Shannon S.

81 Reviews
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all levels through college/adult.

Affiliations:
American Association of University Professors
American Federation of Musicians
American Symphony Orchestra League
College Music Society
Houston Flute Club
International Double-Reed Society
International Clarinet Society
National Flute Association
North American Saxophone Alliance

About Shannon

AFFILIATIONS: Music: AAUP, AFM, ASOL/LAO, CMS, HFC, NFA, IDRS, ICS, NASA. Fitness: ISSA, NDETA, ASHI, USAT, LCT, BAM, HRTC. -------------- MUSIC (see fitness below): Shannon has numerous years experience teaching all skill levels on woodwinds, and beginning-intermediate piano & classical stri

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Ana
Shannon’s lessons with my son are going great! He’s so excited to learn. I’m so happy that he’s happy about learning to play the piano.
Niparpon ..
Very attentive to focus on areas that I need improvement and suggested exercises for me to practice.
Johnathan
Shannon has worked with me for years, as my nutrition/fitness/strength trainer and my private music instructor! I love her! She is so patient, kind and knowledgeable. She cares and only wants to help me be better at everything I do! And she is always there to help even between sessions. She's all in!
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Bonnie P.

100 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks english, english
  • Awarded Grammy Nomination List from The Recording Academy
  • Master of Music from University of Michigan
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Bonnie P.

100 Reviews
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I like music to be fun! I have played in major symphony orchestras, classical and jazz groups, in costume at Universal Studios and surrounding Orlando area and created my own pop oboe CDs. I like to explore all styles of music including pop, rock, jazz and classical.

About Bonnie

Bonnie started piano at age 4, clarinet by third grade, and oboe in the 8th grade. In High School, she played oboe, bagpipes, and saxophone in the jazz band winning the Best Jazz Soloist Award. She also won the Young Artist Competition and played with the Tampa Symphony. While attending USF, she co

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"She is fantastic. The half hour flew by. It is clear that she enjoys playing and has the knowledge and skill to teach others."
Melanie
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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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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"For my daughters first lesson it went pretty good. We had some reception issues which is not her fault, but the downside to doing lessons online. She worked with her on some techinical issues , as well as jumped right in to work on her music she is using in band."
Serra
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"My 11year old daughter loved her first lesson. Said the teacher was very informative and taught her some better techniques."
Carleigh
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"Great teacher. We have learned so much."
Leathia R.
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"Liked the pace and Dawn has a wealth of knowledge about all areas of Oboe."
Jacqueline
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"I like that she was patient in evaluating Rebekah's skill level. She made no assumptions and politely asked if Rebekah knew certain topics. She then covered them thoroughly. Rebekah commented that she liked how quickly she moved."
Rebekah
Took Oboe lessons from Grace M.
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"Our daughter says, "Best instructor ever!!""
Ginger
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"Dawn is so helpful and patient. Great lesson."
Leathia R.
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"She is a very good instructor who has taught me a lot in a very short time."
Sasha
Took Oboe lessons from Bonnie P.
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