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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
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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
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • 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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Lisa A.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • BA Vocal Music Education from Capital University
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Lisa A.

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I teach you how to read, play, and transpose the music. I also work on techniques necessary for good tone and breathe control. We also work on Theory so you understand what is in the music that you are reading.

About Lisa

Lisa Abrams has a Vocal Music Education Degree from Capital University, Columbus, Ohio. She graduated in 1997 and has been teaching professionally, both in schools and privately, since that time. She has taught General Music grades K-8 in the Parochial School System. She has been the Music Dire

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Denis D.
Got more than was expected. A+
Tyler
My lessons are great! She is incredibly knowledgeable in both experience, and the literature aspect of the piano instrument and I plan on keeping my lessons with her as long as I can.
Lorraine D.
going to be a lot of fun starting me out right where I want to be
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Joe R.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joe R.

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About Joe

Hello! I've been singing since before I can remember and playing instruments for almost as long. I have a passion for music. Whether it's being onstage at York Little Theatre, directing the church choir in Red Lion, or paying with one of several local and regional bands, I love music and performing.

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Angelus P.
Joe is amazing when he gives vocal lessons. His examples are spot on. His ability to read into your strengths and weaknesses helps you to customise your lesson and focus on those aspects that'll give you quick and sustainable results. Thank you Joe.
Katelyn B.
So far my daughter is pleased and is looking forward to working with Joe. She has only had 1 lesson so far but it was smooth sailing and all went well.
Kyle A.
As someone who was nervous and horrible at singing Joe made me feel comfortable and confident.
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Cindle V.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Music Education from Malone University
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Cindle V.

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Students will learn proper breath control, ear training, theory, how to clean the instrument, and playing and readying skills.

About Cindle

Hello, my name is Cindle V. and I love teaching music and chess. I have been teaching for 12 years. I have a bachelor's degree in music education and am currently teaching around 30 lessons a week to students ranging in ability from beginner to professional. My experience working with all types of l

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Beth
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Walter
While only the first lesson, Cindle had me thinking about chess in a way that I never had.
Matt M.
Very knowledgeable and helpful.
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Edward P.

83 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $18
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Edward P.

83 Reviews
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Whether it is a beginner or a more experienced student, I start everyone with an interview. This is so I can create the perfect lesson style for my students. I specialize in musical theory and composition and have learned many different techniques from the groups that I have played in. I promise that you will improve and you will love the music you play.

About Edward

Hello all! Welcome to my TakeLessons page! My name is Edward P. and I play piano, trumpet, and a little bit of guitar. I am a private music lessons teacher for ages 5 and older and I teach piano, trumpet, and musical theory. If you want to meet for lessons or have any questions, just message me and

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Soyeong
The lesson was great! I had great time and it was very informative. He was gentle and calm. Thank you!
Reginald B.
Today my son Brandon finished his first lesson. Mr Edward took him through the paces: Asked him questions about his music experience, asked him about scales, had him to play a scale and taught him some techniques. He challenged him and gave him some constructive feedback that he used right away. As soon as the lesson was finished and we disconnected our online session, Brandon said "Best teacher ever!" And for anyone who knows my son, knows that he does not give out praise easily. He said that it was easy to talk to him and he felt as if Mr. Edward understood him. Needless to say, we are pleased and we both are looking forward to the next lesson!
Huddy
My son had a great first lesson and is looking forward to the next week:)

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"David (11) has been working with Jeremy for a while now and he's had some rocky patches (getting braces and worse, getting an expander!) but Jeremy was there encouraging David the whole way and sure enough, you can play the trumpet with all that extra metal in your mouth after all!

David also has Brass at school but prefers his sessions with Jeremy where they are centered around David's specific needs and current goals. We have seen such an improvement in both David's ability and confidence which translates directly into more enjoyment playing his chosen instrument, the trumpet."
Chris
Took Trumpet lessons from Jeremy S.
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"William is very good at providing explanations on the mechanics and benefits of warm-up and range exercises. Very motivating to help you to keep a positive attitude toward accomplishing goals."
Bob
Took Trumpet lessons from William A.
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"Megan has been wonderful: Arrives on time, every time, and is super pleasant and most importantly my son is actually starting to play the trumpet! Couldn't have asked for a more talented and punctual teacher!"
Mark
Took Trumpet lessons from Megan W.
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"Hi troy, thank you for helping my son understand what he needed help on. He really made sure that my son understood what he was trying to show, thank you so much for giving my son the confedence he needed."
Steban
Took Trumpet lessons from Troy S.
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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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"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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"I have had several other trumpet teachers before, but Gary is the best! He has shared with me processes to improve my playing that are literally "trade secrets" from top level trumpeters that are helping me to take my trumpet playing to a whole new level. My wife is ecstatic at how good I sound! She even enjoys listening to my warm up exercises! I find Gary to be very responsive to my needs and adept at spotting where I need to improve. I could not recommend him more highly!"
James
Took Trumpet lessons from Gary R.
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"When Bill was my band director over a decade ago, he was the best music teacher I'd had at that point. After reconnecting with him and having him work with me on my techniques more recently as an adult player, that opinion still stands very strongly. He has a wonderful way of phrasing things that help you just "get it," and has expert advice from everything from fundamentals and helping you achieve your best sound, to more advanced techniques such as double and triple tonguing."
Chandler
Took Trumpet lessons from Bill D.
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"First, its a big plus that he comes to the house. He is well educated and it is obvious he knows what he is doing. Andrew was able to immediately meet my granddaughter at the level of her experience and go from there. He is personable. She is already showing improvement; we are very pleased. Can't say enough good things about Andrew."
Peyton
Took Trumpet lessons from Andrew G.
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"Not only is Wade Baker an extraordinary teacher but also bonds on a level with his students that makes them want to achieve greater heights. He pushes his students to their full potential, all while remaining relaxed, friendly, and supportive. As a music Major in college myself I thank most of my success to Wade Baker."
Seth
Took Trumpet lessons from Wade B.
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