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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • 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
  • Teaches students 6 to 65
  • Teaching since 2012
  • 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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Christopher E.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • BM Music Performance, BA Jazz Studies from University of Connecticut
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 9 to 65
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Christopher E.

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I don't typically teach trumpet beyond an 8th grade level, but can help a more experienced student get caught up in high school band.

About Christopher

I received my Doctorate of Musical Arts from Rutgers University in January of 2017, and have over ten years of professional teaching and performing experience. Whether you are just starting out on a horn or have a few years under your belt, I can help you realize your musical potential and show you

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Paul D.
Chris is a fantastic instructor! Not only did he work with our son to teach him the basics (as someone new to an instrument having never played before), he also motivated him and took a genuine interest in his progress. He does a fantastic job and is a skilled instructor!... and did it all on-line due to COVID and overcame that obstacle too!
Leanne
Chris has been great with my middle school band student teaching/coaching the fundamentals and making trumpet fun again. My kiddo looked forward to his weekly lessons and enjoys band again! His confidence level while playing has soared. Definitely recommend.
Keira F.
Chris is kind and patient. He is not a French horn player, but is able to teach the basic components. He discusses the form of playing a lot. My daughter has enjoyed learning from him.
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Lizzie O.

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Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
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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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Ryan L.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks French, Spanish
  • Master of Music; Musicology from California State University, Long Beach Cole Conservatory of Music
  • Teaching since 2006
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Ryan L.

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Learn to play the trumpet! Students will learn to develop properly formed embouchure, efficient breathing, breath control, posture and diaphragm support, note fingerings, and develop valve technique, learn and develop proper tonguing and lip flexibility.

Both classical and jazz lessons available.

About Ryan

Ryan L. is a local composer, conductor, musician and musicologist. He holds a Masters degree in Musicology from California State University, Long Beach Cole Conservatory of Music. He is a professor of music at Woodbury University where he teaches a course in Music and Film. Additionally he is also t

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James P.
Marvelous instructor for an old student (76). Apparently if you can teach young students, you are best equipped to handle the older students.
Jonelle Pickett
Excellent at giving pointers and exercises to help students improve sound quality. Patient, positive and personable.
Stephanie R.
Fabulous teacher! My son's taking beginning trumpet lessons. Ryan is patient, attentive, encouraging, and knowledgeable. Ryan is punctual and flexible when rescheduling needs to be arranged. He responds to email, phone calls, etc. in a timely manner. My son enjoys learning from him. It's a pleasure to have him as my son's teacher.
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Trevor J.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Music performance, Trumpet from Biola University
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Trevor J.

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I have been teaching Trumpet for 5 years, I am a second year Graduate student. (Prices have been reduced for Covid-19) I Specialize in growing beginner to intermediate players and intermediate players to advanced players. Another thing that I do is help motivate and help advanced musicians into great ones. Lessons are customized to the needs of each student. Students will all grow to understand music theory, become better readers, Improved technique, and richer tones. Let's get started.

About Trevor

I am a professional trumpet player. I have played lead trumpet with the Jimmy McConnell Super Big Band, Lead player at Biola University Jazz ensemble. Principle in Biola Universities orchestra and wind ensemble for 2 years. I currently have my Bachelors of Music in Performance from Biola University

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Alex
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!!
Christine B.

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"Great lesson. Felt at ease and learned so much from the first lesson. Really helped me in learning a great way to practice!!! Looking forward to the next lesson!!!"
Brent
Took Trumpet lessons from Larry B.
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"Honestly could not have asked for a better instructor! I have heard nothing but good things from my kid, as well as seeing improvement in her playing. Very punctual and friendly!"
Mariam
Took Trumpet lessons from Jeremy P.
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"My son is 6 years old without any instruction in music and yet Nick was still able to communicate with him. It was great that he could laugh with my son as much as he did. We are both looking forward to the next lesson!"
Holden
Took Trumpet lessons from Nicholas C.
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"Daniel is very nice and patient! I'm an adult student learning Trumpet. I've had five lessons so far and it's been a wonderful experience!"
Eric
Took Trumpet lessons from Daniel K.
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"Gary is a great musician and a wonderful communicator. If you go to the jam sessions around San Diego you will probably catch him playing trumpet or singing and tearing it up. I've really enjoyed getting to work with a guy who has vast knowledge about many different aspects of the music making process - from gear, to business, to creativity, and technique - he knows what he's talking about :-)"
Jordan
Took Trumpet lessons from Gary R.
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"We liked the trumpet lesson with Mr. walker very much. My son is encouraged to play the trumpet now!!!"
Dimitri
Took Trumpet lessons from Allan W.
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"Gary is an extraordinary diagnostician. He can tell the student exactly why the sound that came out of the trumpet was not what the student wanted -- and then he can focus the student on the precise steps that the student can take that will permit the student to improve."
Mark
Took Trumpet lessons from Gary R.
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"Tom is very patient and encouraging with my daughter. We have found him to be a great teacher."
Katy
Took Trumpet lessons from Tom G.
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"Ethan is a top notch trumpet instructor. He has been teaching my 15 yo son for almost a year. He is patient, punctual, prepared and skilled at teaching. He has encouraged my son to improvise, which is very much outside of his comfort zone so this is no small feat. Ethan is able to do this because he connects well with my son, he models playing and plays alongside my son with his trombone, and creates a lesson environment in which his students feel safe to try new things. I appreciate the skills Ethan has as I am a teacher myself, but especially as a parent."
Jill
Took Trumpet lessons from Ethan R.
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"Great first lesson. My son feels like Mercedes is going to be a great fit."
Garrison
Took Trumpet lessons from Mercedes M.
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