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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
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Karen D.

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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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Tommy C.

2 Reviews
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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Thomas K.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • B.M. Composition from George Mason University
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Thomas K.

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Strong instrumental playing begins with a solid understanding of the fundamentals of music and the simple act of making a sound from the instrument. Students learn to play music by ear first, and are later introduced to music notation. More advanced lessons emphasize sight-reading, expression, and improvisation.

An instrumentalist since age 10, Thomas has experience as a performer and teacher. His previous education has included methodology classes on teaching specific instruments, and he is available to teach beginning trumpet lessons.

About Thomas

Piano, woodwinds, trumpet, composition Chords, sight-reading, theory, jazz, classical, and pop No one ever regrets learning an instrument… yet many grow old wishing they had taken music lessons! A talent they’ll be able to develop their entire life, your children will thank you for giving th

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Estefania
So incredibly patient and knowledgeable!
Eric D.
The first lesson was successful. My particular background in piano is unique, and my needs are atypical as well. I thought Thomas assessed my abilities, lack of abilities, and goals well and quickly. He started me on a different perspective on looking at music (reading the staff) that seems very helpful. I'm encouraged.
Armen T.
Excellent teacher!
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Tom S.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Awarded Associated Board of Music( Final)-Brass Instruments from Associated Boards of the Royal Schools of Music. UK
  • BA IN MUSIC from The Open University, Exeter University , Rolle College of Education and Dartington College of Arts. UK.
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
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Tom S.

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I teach trumpet to absolute beginners right through to advanced. I aim to make the lessons enjoyable and fun , but i also will make sure that all my pupils make good and steady progress. I have been playing and teaching brass instruments for over thirty years

About Tom

I am a very experienced and fully qualified music and instrumental teacher, with over 30 years of experience. I am a experienced performer in both playing, singing and conducting too. Making and very importantly enjoying music is my passion. I have taught brass instruments right through fro

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Latisha C.
Excellent instructor! He is patient and flexible. Determines the learning needs of the student and works accordingly. Honestly appraises progress and helps students excel. Would highly recommend!!
Donna Montavon
Mr Tom is Fantastic with my 6.5yr old. Patient, fun, relates well. Adjusts weekly to his skill and schedule (if we didn't get a practice in). Virtual works well...I had my doubts but it is good. Well planned and prepared.
Madisen
I had fun. I was only looking to have motivation to practice while I was waiting for my band to start playing together again. He showed relevant and new exercises. I learned new things and gained confidence to play louder. The pieces were fun and a little challenging. He's a good instructor.
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Tom G.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $37
  • Awarded Army Commendation Letter from US Army
  • Masters in Jazz Performance from NYU
  • Teaching since 2002
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Tom G.

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With an emphasis on jazz and improvisation, my goal is to provide insight along your musical path. Here some of the topics we may explore:

Trumpet technique - We'll build custom exercises, some focusing on your strengths, others challenging the edge of your abilities. Rather than looking at practice as "warming up", we'll shift our mindset to "trumpet calisthenics" (inspired by Laurie Frink).

Jazz - We'll define jazz chords and learn how to play the notes in (and around!) them. We'll find melodies to flow from one chord to the next. We'll also discuss forms and listen to rich recordings of the jazz masters.

Free Playing - This is when we can let go of the analytic mind and simply make sound. We can direct our attention to non harmonic concepts like emotions, shapes, textures, and images. Sometimes I'll put a drone on during this segment or we'll play call and response ideas.

About Tom

Tom Gershwin is a jazz trumpeter and educator. His projects explore the balance between well crafted compositions and freedom of expression. In 2018, Tom released "Our Season", which was funded in part by the Pathways to Jazz Grant. Tom has recorded two other jazz albums: “Sweet Pastimes”, an

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I learned a lot
Anna
Tom is an amazing teacher, so gentle, patient and kind with our shy 12 year old. Tom was great in engaging him and we feel very good about their relationship already after the first lesson. He seems to know right away how to tailor the lesson based on where our son is at. He has already made improvements in his first class. We look forward to future lessons with Tom.
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Shawn Z.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
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Shawn Z.

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I'm a classically-trained French horn player, but have experience teaching beginner and intermediate trumpet players of all ages. The basic mechanics of playing brass instruments are nearly identical and transferrable. Our lessons will be centered on keeping trumpet fun and inspiring, and building a strong foundation for future playing
and for life!

My teaching is centered around keeping trumpet fun and inspiring, building and refining foundational skills, and developing musical fluency. Every student has different goals, so every lesson will be like a fine tailor-made suit--not "off-the-rack."

Lessons will include demonstrations of technical and musical concepts, sharing and discussing great recordings, use of singing as a developmental tool, and cultivating every student's belief and confidence. For beginners, special care will be taken to establish healthy, efficient playing habits.

I am invested in the success of each student, and I expect all students to come to lessons ...

About Shawn

Hi, I'm Shawn! I grew up in Tennessee, and am currently in Houston, TX studying French Horn Performance at Rice University. Thanks to modern technology, I'm available for online lessons wherever you live. I've been studying horn for over a decade, and have performed with internationally renowned

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Sam Dusinberre
Shawn helped me prepare for college auditions and helped me get into my dream school. He knows exactly what the level is at the top music schools in the country and is able to help his students get there. I would recommend Shawn to anyone, no matter their experience or aspirations in music.
Adam
My son has been learning with Shawn for a bit now. I can say that I absolutely recommend him as a French Horn teacher, as my son is now very engaged and interested in practicing and learning his instrument. Shawn has a great character, and most importantly cares greatly for his student's progress.
Charlotte
I had a few online lessons with Shawn to help prepare me for a college ensemble audition. He helped a lot with not just the music I was preparing, but also my practice structure overall. Got some great advice on audition prep mindset, how to practice, fundamentals, and of course the music I had to prepare. I ended up getting into the ensemble of my choice, so I'm very happy with the experience!

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"I had a lot of fun on my lesson. I learned a lot and I learned about different types of trumpets and it was a great experience and I definitely recommend Mr. Troy. I am 12 and just beginning to play trumpet."
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Took Trumpet lessons from Troy S.
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"I had last night my first lesson from Bobby, what should I tell you, he is really great! every thing so nice and clear, Thank you Bobby"
Shiya
Took Trumpet lessons from Bobby S.
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"Mr. Gallo is phenominal! My son has learned so much in such a short time. He is patient, understanding, and very professional. He has a knack for adapting the lessons to suit the student’s needs, not the other way around, which is beyond helpful since my son battles with ADHD. His years and years of experience, along with the long list of sincere reviews posted by others, speak for itself. My hope is that my son will be first chair every year while in school, and I believe whole- heartedly that Mr. Gallo will get him there. Simply put, great teacher, and great methods. You absolutely, 100%, get what you pay for. The world needs more teachers like this. Happy student, and happy mom!! :)"
Leah
Took Trumpet lessons from Pasquale G.
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"Really good teacher, lots of positive feedback, absolutely awesome!"
Fiona Case
Took Trumpet lessons from William A.
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"Bobby was very patience,and an excellent instructor .We were on the same page."
Walter
Took Trumpet lessons from Bobby S.
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"Before our appointment he kept great email contact to ensure everything will go well. He was patient. He was on time! Very professional edict. Sent a follow up email with breathing exercises, sheet music, and books to buy for the next lesson that was very affordable. We are looking forward to the next session."
Troy
Took Trumpet lessons from Justin B.
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"I really like William’s instructional manner which is calming and it builds confidence. He uses method books that I know, with my application, will make me achieve my goals on the horn."
Peter
Took Trumpet lessons from William A.
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"I sign up my son for trumpet lessons with Ms. Watts, she was one of the best teachers we had online. I would tell anyone who is looking for a teacher to sign up with Ms. Watts"
Nancy Pena
Took Trumpet lessons from Jennifer W.
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"Trevor works well with our 13 year old son! This service is a lifesaver for students that need the individual attention.
We look forward to many more lessons!!"
Alex
Took Trumpet lessons from Trevor J.
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"Jerry is a wonderful instructor, and he is very dedicated to student success. We feel lucky to have found him."
Atticus
Took Trumpet lessons from Jerry V.
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