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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
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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
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Phillip L.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks Italian, German, French
  • Awarded Honors Graduation in Oboe, Piano, French, and History from Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Phillip L.

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Whether you are starting out on oboe, switching from another instrument, preparing for an audition, or simply looking to brush up on your skills, I can help you reach your oboe goals!

All lessons are customized to your interests and needs. My teaching experience ranges from complete beginners to advanced students. We can work on everything from the fundamentals and etudes to advanced recital and audition repertoire! For those looking to branch out, we can also cover instrument adjustment, English horn and reed-making in the lessons.

Great reeds are vital for oboists and I can help with buying advice or learning to make your own reeds! I can also adjust your reeds or sell personalized reeds in person or via mail.

For students wishing to broaden their musical insights, I also can incorporate music theory and history into the lessons - subjects that I teach at the college level.

I am a professional oboist residing in New Orleans. I perform with the Louisiana Philharmonic, ...

About Phillip

I believe that the study of music is one of the most rewarding pursuits we can undertake! Whether a total beginner, college student or adult looking to brush up on skills or learn new ones, I will help you reach your goals! As a lecturer with the Tulane University Department of Music in New Orlea

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Aminata B.
Phillip is an exceptionally patient, supportive and focused piano teacher. My 10-year old daughter has really enjoyed working with him and she has grown in her appreciation of the instrument overall. Phillip's easy going yet direct feedback style make the learning a lot less intimidating for beginners and particularly for a young child with fledging confidence. We have really enjoyed having our daughter learn with Phillip!
Yiqiao J.
Phillip is a such good teacher, the Technic he taught is quite useful and practical~Highly recommend
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Rebecca T.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Rebecca T.

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Students can expect to learn the fundamentals and techniques of oboe, that we will apply to their favorite types of music!

About Rebecca

If you're looking for a dynamic and experienced virtual music teacher, let's talk! I have taught students of all ages to love and appreciate the wonderful world of music through clarinet, saxophone, flute, and oboe. My past students have won placements in performing arts high schools, won superior

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My child was so excited after his lesson and couldn't wait to continue practicing what he had just learned. Rebecca was patient, but challenged him. She encouraged him and I could hear the difference after just one lesson.
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Dawn S.

52 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Bachelor of Science, Music Education from Tennessee Technological University
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Dawn S.

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I like to work on tone, technique, sight reading and musicality in lessons. I also play duets with students during lessons to work on tone blending as well as intonation.
I can also teach reed making and reed adjustment.

About Dawn

I have a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education and a Master's Degree in Music Performance. I also performed as a musician with a military band for over 20 years, performing on oboe, English horn, saxophone, percussion, piano/synthesizer, and as a vocalist. I have been teaching privately for close to

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Alex S.
My daughter learned additional skills and mastered new pieces while working with Dawn. Her dedication and experience teaching online helped our young oboist to progress quicker, and the school band teacher noticed the improvement too. We're happy we found Dawn on takelessons!
Madeline B.
My daughter enjoyed her lesson with Dawn. Dawn was able to adjust her instruction according to my daughter’s ability. Thank you for a great lesson, Dawn!
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Lisa C.

90 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • B.S. Music Education from TAMU - Commerce
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Awarded Teacher of the Year from Terrell ISD
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Lisa C.

90 Reviews
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I like to begin with the Essential Elements series. I have had a lot of success with my beginners in this series. I also encourage my oboists to bring and play with a tuner. Having a great ear for pitch is absolutely necessary for playing the oboe.

About Lisa

I have been a music teacher and private lesson instructor for the past 20 years. I have a bachelor of science degree in Music Education and hold a teaching certificate for all-level Music Education. In my private studio I have taught students from 3-70 and have enjoyed them all! In addition to te

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Amber
Lisa was wonderful. Very patient, detailed explanations, and went above and beyond. I’ve felt intimidated by sewing and even the process of setting up my machine but she was able to illuminate that process. This lesson was worth every penny and I’m looking forward to the next one.
Valeria
Paige K.
very friendly and knowledgable!

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"A great first lesson even though my oboe didn’t work. I learned a lot of fingerings and about reed making. Great fun."
Linda Moore
Took Oboe lessons from Rina M.
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"Rina is an organized instructor who perceives my son’s strengths/weaknesses and demonstrates real concern for him as a blossoming musician. She goes out of her way in unexpected ways such as helping him acquire a better instrument at a bargain price. Wow!"
Lucinda
Took Oboe lessons from Rina M.
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"My daughter enjoyed her lesson with Dawn. Dawn was able to adjust her instruction according to my daughter’s ability. Thank you for a great lesson, Dawn!"
Madeline
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"Very good and got help on scales and music."
Jody
Took Oboe lessons from Phillip L.
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"My son took his first obo lesson with Bonnie and said he's already learned some new tips and techniques to start practicing. He's looking forward to practicing, and I'm looking forward to seeing him improve on this new instrument."
Anthony
Took Oboe lessons from Bonnie P.
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"I love that Bonnie didnt just make me play the music for her she taught me techniques on how to clean my instrument, and how to play notes smoothly. I really like having her as my teacher."
Emma
Took Oboe lessons from Bonnie P.
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"Great communication and instruction for our first private lesson. My daughter describes herself as awkward and shy and she left really enjoying the lesson, really enjoyed Ms. Shannon and it was just an overall great experience. We look forward to many more lessons to come."
AMBER
Took Oboe lessons from Shannon S.
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"We feel very fortunate to have Rina M. as our daughter’s music instructor, for oboe and guitar. Our daughter’s musical ability and knowledge has grown exponentially, and her music teacher at school has praised her understanding of music / music theory, most of which she learned since working with Mrs. Rina. We are so happy to have found TakeLessons, as this is how we were introduced to Mrs. Rina. She is very special to us, and we highly recommend her!"
Eleni
Took Oboe lessons from Rina M.
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"Dawn was really good and patient with my daughter as this was her first time ever playing. She learned a lot just in her first lesson."
Kindra
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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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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