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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • 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
  • Doctor of Musical Arts in Brass Performance from Boston University
  • Teaches students 6 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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Dan A.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Awarded Good Conduct Medal from U.S. Army
  • Teaching since 1974
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Dan A.

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A typical lesson will consist of lip flexibility exercises, studies, solo to be prepared for recital and a duet for fun! When possible, the student will work on a popular show tune, jazz or other "fun" piece.

About Dan

Teaching someone to learn a musical instrument is my passion! I love watching a person learn and being a part of the process.I am a retired band director with thirty-two years of experience. Many of my former students have gone on to great careers, including a band director in Texas, district manage

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Sally
I highly recommend Dan Arnold as a music 🎶 instructor with 35 years of experience . Teaches in-depth skills ,theory and techniques. Very supportive of his students and encouraging. Understands all band instruments and how they work. Also teaches Piano.
Case W.
Dan was wonderful with my son. Very nice experience. Thank you.
Elly
Mr. A. has a talent for teaching that makes it a privilege to be one of his students. Our son has been thoroughly enjoying the time under his tutelage, and continues to do so via video while in-house is not an option. The trumpet lessons have included trumpet technique, musical notation and reading, ear training, trumpet hygiene, and instrument care.
Mr. A. is a respectful, punctual, and precise teacher who inspires students to reach their potential.
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Michael H.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $37
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1974
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Michael H.

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I have 50 years of teaching experience. I believes in establishing a firm understanding of brass playing and musical literature of all styles and have the experience to do that. I emphasize the principles of great brass playing no matter what the musical style. I had several students who have gone onto Honors musical groups and as college trumpet majors.

About Michael

I received my MA from Lehman College, New York where I studied trumpet with Mel Broiles of the Metropolitan Opera. I received my BA from the University of Nevada after studying with William Adam at Indiana University. My playing experience includes almost every style of music especially jazz, big

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Fiona
Mike is the most amazing trumpet teacher out there! I took lessons with him for 8 years, and he always encouraged me to keep playing! I played throughout college and am now looking for a community band, and I am so grateful to have had such an amazing teacher to encourage me to keep playing post high school. He is great for all levels, and teaches a wide range of musical styles for whatever you'd want to learn! I cannot recommend Mike enough. If you're looking for lessons, he is certainly the best out there!
David Bach
Mike is a very experienced and generous teacher. He has professional performing experience in all kinds of ensembles and styles from quintets to orchestras and from classical to jazz. He is an outstanding jazz musician and a good arranger and adapts pieces to make them playable for students of all ages and levels of ability. And Mike understands and values students of ALL abilities, including those with special needs. He taught music to students with disabilities in a New York school providing all kids a meaninful and challenging musical experience. I've done many gigs with Mike for many years and I have also been a student of his, although he would never say I was. We practice together weekly, regardless of where we are living, and I learn something every time we meet that helps me be a better player. Mike will make you a better player too!
Hayim
It takes a special kind of teacher to teach a beginning older adult trumpet. Was I fortunate to find Mike! I learned much more than how to play. Mike never missed an opportunity to share music that he thought I would like, a story or two about one of his favorite trumpet players, or a podcast on trumpet players. And lessons were always fun.
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Makai G.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelors from Towson University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Makai G.

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Music is a universal tool of communication that breaks language barriers around the world, It can be used in many ways to bring people together and create change. My name is Makai Guest and my implement of change is the trumpet! I've had experience at schools like Berklee College of Music and New School of Jazz and I will pass down all my knowledge.

About Makai

WORK EXPERIENCE BSA Twigs Teacher 2017–2018 Saturday Arts program at Baltimore School for the Arts teaching grades 2-8 about music. Baltimore City Youth Works 2016–2017 Worked at several Baltimore City schools painting & other maintenance projects to help keep city schools beautiful. Balti

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Anthony
Friendly and knowledgeable, he's really helping this old man get a handle on the basics. I feel like I'm making a lot of progress. Communication has been great and he's worked around my scheduling conflicts well.
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Justin B.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • DMA in Trumpet Performance from University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Justin B.

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I am a patient teacher who carefully works with each student to help him or her achieve his or her individual goals, whether the objective is to become a professional musician or to learn for fun and personal enjoyment.

About Justin

Applauded for his “gleaming trumpet work” (Hyde Park Herald) and “dazzling virtuosity” (Grunion Gazette), Justin B. is a versatile musician, performing on both historical and modern trumpets. He specializes in early music, most notably in difficult high-register music for Baroque trumpet. Be

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JOE
After being away from my trumpet for over 40 years, Justin made my first lesson a very memorable experience. He is a very gifted instructor and I'm really looking forward to my love of playing music again!
Emma
My 10 year old daughter just had a great first lesson with Justin. Shortly after, we received thorough notes from the lesson and practices for the week.
Cooper
Justin is so patient with my son. My son has improved in only three lessons and feels less stressed and more confident in his band class.

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"Katie was very patient and encouraging during our daughter's lesson. She is a fun and excellent teacher. Thank you!!!!"
Grace
Took Trumpet lessons from Katie M.
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"Nicholas’s has Great energy and patient instruction for my son’s very first lesson. He was all smiles and excited to learn more!"
Isaak
Took Trumpet lessons from Nicholas C.
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"Amazing teacher, Katie is very professional and she knows how to make the lesson challenging but still fun at the same time . She is very patient and thoughtful. I highly recommend her."
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Took Trumpet lessons from Katie M.
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"Justin is so patient with my son. My son has improved in only three lessons and feels less stressed and more confident in his band class."
Cooper
Took Trumpet lessons from Justin B.
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"Troy is super organized and a great teacher. I have seen my daughter improve in a short amount of time! We are incredibly thankful to have found Troy."
Aada
Took Trumpet lessons from Troy S.
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"INSPIRATION!!! I have been now, taking lessons from Jordan for 6 months. Each time I leave my finish with him, I am disappointed that I have run out of time. I've extended my lesson time, and it never is enough. As I depart, I am excited and inspired to continue on to do better than the last time. Three days after my lesson, I find myself counting the days to my next lesson.

Jordan has my highest recommendation for leadership, and education. A fine instructor, and an enjoyable inspiration. He will not disappoint."
Scott
Took Trumpet lessons from Jordan M.
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"Jesse is the perfect instructor for my family. We have been with Jesse for 9 months and my 11 year old son still looks forward to his lessons and practicing. We started at beginner trumpet, then added voice lessons and will soon start the family guitar lessons. Jesse's lessons are never boring. He always does something new and always asks what the student wants to play. Jesse is more than an instructor because he has taught my son to love music. He has exceeded my expectations."
Rhonda
Took Trumpet lessons from Jesse M.
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"Matthew is so great and patient to help improve skills!"
Annette
Took Trumpet lessons from Matthew S.
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"Had very pleasant and amazing time!!! Thank you! :D"
Soyeong
Took Trumpet lessons from Troy S.
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"I've been doing these lessons going on about 3 weeks now and William creates a great environment for his students and truly helps bring out their best! Looking forward to my next lesson!"
Michael
Took Trumpet lessons from William A.
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