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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
  • Teaching since 2012
  • 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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Reece J.

Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Reece J.

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Learning an instrument should be both fun and motivating. If something isn't working, we'll take a different approach to accomplish the same goal. Everyone learns in their own unique way, and lessons should reflect that!

About Reece

Hello! Thanks for stopping by! I am a music therapist and music teacher based in the Atlanta-metro area. Music has always been a strong tool for self-expression and for connecting people, and that guides me in my teaching and therapy work. I love making music with people and helping them to make

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Elizabeth M.

3 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Elizabeth M.

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Experienced trombone teacher of 7 years available for eager students of all playing levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of technical and musical skills. I specialize in both classical and jazz styles, emphasize musicianship and ear training, implement a variety of books and exercises, and also have the following tools available to use during lessons: in-home studio, keyboard, and music stand.

About Elizabeth

Elizabeth is available for lessons online from the greater Seattle area. She teaches all experience levels and age groups. Lessons will be scheduled to fit with the student's availability whenever possible. Although trained in standard teaching methods, Elizabeth has developed her own practice

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Eloise K.
My daughter just had her first lesson and Elizabeth was patient and really helpful. Great experience so far!
Harvey
The Best! Elizabeth is both patient and at the same time challenging. My son is learning that work, and effort invested, lead to measurable improvement. And he is enjoying playing the trombone!
Bethany S.
I have worked with Elizabeth for years and she is a fantastic colleague. I'm not sure if I've met anyone else to match her incredible work ethic.You can expect very creative and effective lessons from her - she has a knack for inventive problem solving that makes musical improvement really fun and transformative for her students. While she is extremely friendly and warm, she is also informative and knowledgeable - a great balance to look for in a music instructor!
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Holly S.

48 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Holly S.

48 Reviews
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Trombone is, and should be, FUN. It's my main instrument, and I have 20 years of experience: both my Bachelor's and my Postgraduate Diploma are in Trombone Performance. If you want someone who knows the instrument inside and out, who can help you with intricate technical issues, and who is well acquainted with trombone repertoire and how our instrument is used in different styles and ensembles, I've got the knowledge and the skills -- and I'll do it all in a way that helps you LOVE playing.

About Holly

My 20 years of musical experience taught me that JOY is as important as knowledge and technique. We'll pursue a learning trajectory that suits you and your goals (large or small!), all while providing you with the encouragement to enjoy the process as well as the results. My teaching style is dynami

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J grant
great communicator, smart ideas, very understanding, excellent listening skills, and advanced skill set with top value for money and time.
Sue R.
Holly is the BEST! Patient, informative, and so encouraging. We can't recommend her enough.
Erin
Great first lesson! Erin was very happy and looking forward to next week.
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Justin H.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers from Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers
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Justin H.

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The trombone is an amazing instrument! The trombone is unique because it has a loud and powerful sound. I am so excited to teach you more about the trombone. I am an interactive teacher who can assist you in many ways in regards to learning how to play the trombone including; correct posture, new breathing techniques, correct slide positions, alternative slide positions, 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.
Ramon L.
The bassoon is intimidating but not the teacher.
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"Excellent teacher! Highly recommend :)"
Britney
Took Trombone lessons from Billy D.
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"Grant has been an excellent instructor for my son who is just finishing his first year learning trombone. Grant is patient and really cares about his student’s progress. I feel my son is more engaged and enthusiastic about playing trombone under Grant’s tutorage. Highly recommend."
Christine
Took Trombone lessons from Grant R.
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"Great guy very smart very helpful excited to learn more!"
Beau
Took Trombone lessons from Jeffery M.
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"Fantastic! He picked up on my skill level right away and tailored the lesson specifically for me. Would definitely recommend!"
Merideth
Took Trombone lessons from Karl L.
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"My son really enjoyed his first lesson! Bobby was very supportive and encouraging."
Elie
Took Trombone lessons from Bobby S.
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"Grant was helpful and analytical in his approach to teaching. I would consult him again. He's also a nice guy."
David
Took Trombone lessons from Grant R.
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"My son said "It was fun!""
Elijah
Took Trombone lessons from Randall K.
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"Jeremy took the time to get to know my son's skill level and knowledge level. He related what he was teaching to other activities important to my child. My son learned more in his first lesson with Jeremy than in a year of private face to face lessons at school. Most importantly, when the lesson was finished, my son wanted to keep playing and playing because he was so excited about what he learned."
Carson
Took Trombone lessons from Jeremy S.
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"Our son has been enjoying lessons with Grant. He has learned a lot in a short time and looks forward to lessons. We are glad to have met Grant!"
Kieran
Took Trombone lessons from Grant R.
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"Alejandro is a marvelous teacher, patient yet challenging, encouraging the student through the class and with helpful homework notes between classes. I've been studying with him for two months now. Both of us have been impressed with my progress on the instrument."
Michael
Took Trombone lessons from Alejandro E.
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