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Tommy C.

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Boston, MA
Starting at $38
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2012
  • 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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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Karen D.

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Trumpet:
A trumpet is a musical instrument commonly used in classical and jazz ensembles. The trumpet group contains the instruments with the highest register in the brass family. They are played by blowing air through almost-closed lips (called the player's embouchure), producing a "buzzing" sound that starts a standing wave vibration in the air column inside the instrument. 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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Maureen S.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 1990
  • PhD in Professional Studies in Education from Capella University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Maureen S.

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Levels 1-10 MTAC Certificate of Merit, College Level Classical and Jazz

About Maureen

•The styles I teach most often are jazz, classical and popular. Although I have studied many different genres, my specialties are saxophone and composition. I have studied with music teachers such as Anthony Braxton, Herb Pomeroy, Charlie Banacos, Jerry Bergonzi, Gary Burton, Joe Viola, Ken Pullig

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Beverly
Maureen has been a wonderful clarinet teacher! Being an adult who is picking up the clarinet again, I like how Maureen provides a balance of theory, exercises, improvision, and various methods to help me in my playing.

Maureen is patient, always willing to answer questions and encouraging. She makes you want to try harder!
Dahlia M.
Maureen is patient, methodical and focused. Great first lesson. I am very encouraged.
Maureen
I highly recommend Dr Maureen Spanza . She has been wonderful with teaching my granddaughter
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Andrew G.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Music Minor, Jazz Performance Concentration from Temple University
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Awarded Duke Ellington Festival Honorable Mention Award for Best Solo from Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
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Andrew G.

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Hello and welcome to my studio!

I teach a wide variety of subjects through Takelessons and I am happy to be a part of some truly spectacular results from my trumpet/trombone students. My lesson plans are designed for all ability levels ranging from complete beginner to professional performer. They will help you with tuning, range, endurance, rhythm, but most importantly keep your chops (lips) in healthy condition (no-one wants to hurt after playing music!). I promise results.

My Trumpet/Trombone students learn songs they have always wanted while learning how to sound great.
- Proper breathing/compression
- Playing resonant without playing louder
- Articulation styles
- Range development (Low and High notes)
- Personal interpretation
- Brass maintenance routines
- Live performance tips
- Lead/Jazz/Big Band music
- Classical solo/Concert Band/Wind ensemble repertoire
- Simple-to-Complex Rhythms
- Soloing over chords/modes
- Flexibility

All my students learn:
- Sight reading
- ...

About Andrew

As a music educator, I facilitate a safe, welcoming environment for students to learn and attain their goals. My students grow their creative capabilities by exploring music that challenges them to become better musicians. I incorporate music that you want to play such as pop, classical, or mus

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Brian
Our son started taking a weekly lesson with Andrew in August. He looks forward to the lessons each week, is challenged, held accountable, and provided with a great role model as a musician. It has been enjoyable to hear our son's development over the past few months.
Jennie
My son really enjoys lessons with Andrew. He challenges him enough that he is improving his playing with each lesson. Now, my son's high school band teachers are talking about moving him up in the various bands. It's really helped improve my son's confidence too.
I highly recommend Andrew as a teacher and know that you will be pleased with the results!
Alastair
Great first lesson! Looking forward to more!
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Lizzie O.

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  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music Education from Illinois State University
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Lizzie O.

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Learning an instrument is hard, and definitely requires more help and support than just a band director who has to help many different students all at once. Lessons for your beginner student can help them rise above their current struggles to learn the instrument and become much more comfortable in their abilities. I am able to work with any beginners trumpet book. I have experience teaching students with many different disabilities — all students are welcome!

About Lizzie

I am a licensed teacher and experienced singer. I graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelors of Music Education, specifically in voice. Throughout my years of experience as a musician, I have experience in both playing and teaching the following instruments: voice, piano, trumpet, and

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Mercedes M.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, French
  • Awarded Semper Fidelis Marine Award for Musical Excellence from United States Marine Youth Foundation
  • Music Education from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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Mercedes M.

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In the past 4 years, I have tutored dozens of students and worked with different trumpet players in my area. As a music major at the University of Illinois, I seek a way to continue my passion for teaching and seeing students develop into wonderful players. Trained in general music, theory, and skills in teaching, I can truly connect with your student and ensure that they gain knowledge and learn to love playing their horn!

The most valuable way a student can learn is if he or she has a positive connection with the teacher. In my case, I ensure that I understand not only the student's strengths and places for improvement, but also the uniqueness of his or her character and what teaching methods the student responds to. Every child is unique in how they learn, and all deserve a positive experience without intimidation and impatience from teachers. Teaching music also goes hand in hand with teaching your student dedication, work ethic, and strong character!

About Mercedes

I am a current Music Education student at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, pursuing a minor in Psychology. I earned the John Phillip Sousa Band Award and the Semper Fidelis Marine Corps Musical Excellence Award for leadership, musical talent, and dedication in music. I studied under pres

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My son had never played a musical instrument before his lessons with Mercedes. She has been super patient and encouraging with him as he isn't the most motivated of students. Joseph now has a solid base of the fundamentals and has begun to enjoy to play his trumpet as his skill set has grown.

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"The first lesson was great. My daughter is looking forward to more!"
Jade
Took Trumpet lessons from Xin H.
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"Bill is a fantastic teacher, and has been extremely helpful in coaching me for orchestral auditions, and in working with me on solo repertoire. He has helped me improve my overall trumpet-playing, and is always coming up with new exercises ways to think about practicing technique, especially relating to sound concept and efficient playing. He has presented many different solutions and approaches to tackle any issues I've had with my playing depending on what I'm working on, ranging from articulation to expanding my high range, and everything in between. He sets a great example with his excellent playing as well, and it is useful to hear his musical ideas on the pieces and excerpts that we work on. I would highly recommend getting a lesson with Bill!"
Julia
Took Trumpet lessons from Bill D.
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"The best teacher ever ....I have learn so much ^-^"
Alexis
Took Trumpet lessons from Troy S.
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"Jerry is very professional and nice! My son is 7 years old and he is a beginner. He told me he wanted to learn trumpet last year because he read a book. I feel lucky to have found Jerry. My son likes the trumpet class and looks forward to having the class every week. And I can see his progress."
Lingling
Took Trumpet lessons from Jerry V.
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"An excellent teacher. I enjoyed the lesson a lot and some progress was definitely made :)"
Teodor Najdan
Took Trumpet lessons from Xin H.
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"AMAZING TEACHER. TEACHING ME- AGE 68 AND MY 9 YEAR OLD GRANDDAUGHTER! BOTH WITH PALPABLE RESULTS."
Walter
Took Trumpet lessons from Holly S.
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"wonderful!!! so grateful to have lessons amidst all the shut downs."
jane
Took Trumpet lessons from Jennifer W.
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"Mr. Gallo has been giving me lessons for over five years. I'm only 17 but I've learned so much that I could probably teach on my own. If you need help with learning how to play trumpet, french horn, trombone, tuba, whether you're a beginner or whether you want to learn more at an advanced level, Mr. Gallo is the man for the job."
Juan
Took Trumpet lessons from Pasquale G.
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"Beckie is fantastic! Technically proficient, excellent teacher and highly inspiring! My son has made incredible progress over a few short months."
Forbes
Took Trumpet lessons from Beckie E.
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"I'm 58yrs old and a comeback player. I haven't played in over 40yrs. Yesterday was my 2nd class with him. And I was amazed at how my playing is already showing progress thanks to Gregory. He puts you at ease almost immediately. He is very patient and through his instruction I've gained more confidence in my playing. Gregory gets 5 stars for his demeanor, trumpet and overall music knowledge. He is the go to instructor in my opinion.

Gil R"
Gil
Took Trumpet lessons from Gregory H.
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