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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Teaches Beginner
  • 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
  • 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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Hong Y.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Master of Music from University of Arizona
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Hong Y.

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My teaching style is focused on student growth and my expectations as the instructor are adjusted for the students' goals. I believe that for growth to occur that I get to know the students so that I can find the most relatable way to help them improve their playing and understanding.

Anyone that studies with me, will not only get individually tailored lessons, but individual exercises (as needed), and quick responses through email at anytime between lessons with questions or concerns.

I am an active trumpet performer, conductor, clinician, and educator in the North America and Asia. I earned a Master of Music degree at the University of Arizona. I also received a full scholarship to complete his first year of Doctorate of Musical Arts degree.

My experiences as a music educator span all ages and ensemble types, including private lessons and concert bands from public school through university levels. I was a band director at Sidney High School where he taught concert band. Under ...

About Hong

I am an active trumpet performer, conductor, clinician, and educator in the North America and Asia. He earned a Master of Music degree at the University of Arizona, and Master of Business Administration degree at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. I also received a full scholarship to complete his

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Jose
Hong is a gifted, professional musician and a dedicated, patient teacher. Our 9 year old enjoys his trumpet lessons with Hong and has come far since he started working with Hong in less than a year. Hong challenges him while providing constructive feedback and encouragement. We feel very blessed to have found Hong and would highly recommend him.
Emma
I am a beginner and I took Hong’s lessons for a month. He is a very patient teacher with much passion on his own instrument. With his knowledge about trumpet, I am inspired every lesson with a new technique and tips to overcome challenges. I enjoyed every lessons so far.
Ashley
Hong is a very nice and patient teacher to work with. My kid enjoys the online trumpet lesson with him.
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John K.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1978
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John K.

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I teach absolute beginners, intermediate and advanced students. I work with them on technique, strong fundamentals, sound production and the repertoire of band and orchestra music.

About John

Since moving to Colorado in 2004 John has performed with all major arts organizations including Colorado Symphony, Colorado Ballet, Central City Opera. Before moving here he was in the San Francisco Bay area for many years with positions including Second Trumpet in San Jose Symphony and Principal Tr

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Elizabeth
only took one lesson so far but he definitely clarified some basics for me.
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Matthew S.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Awarded Sweepstakes Award from Arkansas School Band and Orchestra Association
  • Music Education - Instrumental Music from U of Arkansas - Fort Smith
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Matthew S.

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I am a current band director focused on your student's mastery and success on the trumpet. We will work on tone, range, and develop technique through a tailored lesson that will fit you or your student. I am also happy to supplement your child's band instruction and work on area/region honor band auditions with your child.

About Matthew

Hi, I am Matt. I am a band director in the Fort Smith, AR area. I am in my 7th year teaching band and love every minute of it. I have recently decided to return to teaching private lessons, and would love to help you with your auditions, festival music, AP music theory exams, or just learn some skil

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Annette K.
Matthew has been the BEST trumpet tutor. We are so grateful for every lesson, advice, guidance, and understanding. Highly recommend him!
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Moriah C.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Teaching since 2015
  • Chemistry from Valparaiso University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Moriah C.

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I graduated with a degree in music performance in 2019, and have over 13 years of playing experience and 5 years of teaching experience (ranging from student as young as 5 years old). Outside of music, I am a medical student (M.D.). I enjoy using music as an outlet and teach trumpet lessons because it is my passion!

As a teacher, my goal is to help not only facilitate musical interpretation and technical skills on the trumpet but also help foster a student's life-long love for music. I believe that students should not only progress technically but foster a sense of who they are as performers, regardless of their level.

As a performer, I have played in symphony orchestras, in the pit for musicals such as Pippin, Into the Woods, and The Music Man, and private gigs. I've received training in performance anxiety and overcoming fear of public performance and would be happy to discuss techniques.

About Moriah

I offer individualized lessons and am passionate about helping students' achieve their goals! I try to provide affordable lesson prices so that financial concerns never inhibit students' ability to progress and reach their potential! Please feel free to reach out with any questions. In addition to

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Jeremy
Moriah has been a great instructor. Very patient in lessons and has a flexible schedule. I’ve had other instructors in the past who teach mostly children, which showed in their lessons causing me to feel out of place, but Moriah does a great job of adjusting her teaching style to work with adults, even when I am a beginner with the trumpet.
Luke
Wonderful first lesson!
Cadence (.
Great first experience! Very calm and patient teacher; my daughter is very excited to continue instruction.

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"John really enjoyed the session today because Jesse accompanied on guitar while he played his favourite music. At 10-years old, it's so important to not just be drilled on the fundamentals but have moments like today when he can just learn through play. Thanks Jesse for picking up on this!"
John
Took Trumpet lessons from Jesse M.
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"We feel lucky to find Mr. Jerry V. as our 12 year old son's trumpet teacher. His course is very well structured and planned, using classical training materials covering various basics and skills my son needs to learn and master to make step by step progresses. His teaching is efficient and effective, with beautiful demo, which is very important for his student, especially young ones. His practice assignments are also well designed and planned, with which my son has been making solid progress. He is also very easy to communicate and is nice and kind. With the well structured course, assignments, experienced and professional teaching, an excellent trumpet player himself, we are happy with Mr. Jerry V, and will keep him as long as possible."
Wenping
Took Trumpet lessons from Jerry V.
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"Great teacher! The most important is that he has the knowledge AND he can teach this knowledge, pass it over to a student. It is really hard to teach a grown-up and he manages to do it."
Rufat
Took Trumpet lessons from Pasquale G.
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"I completely stumbled onto lessons with Bobby through GS Music. It was the best piece of serendipity ever!
Bobby is one of the rare musicians who is both great at his instrument and also great at teaching. Most lessons started off with a review of the pieces from the previous lesson, areas to improve, followed by new exercises. Bobby was never limited to one technical manual and had numerous exercises and pieces of music at his finger tips to always inspire me. When my motivation was lacking regarding Clarke exercises Bobby even transcribed a few pieces I had chosen that the music did not exist for (Black Eyed Peas on trumpet!!!). Bobby was always on time (early) and completely prepared for the lesson. He knew the hangups with playing the trumpet and how to fix them.
What was even more amazing was I was able to sit in on the lesson before me that Bobby taught to a school aged kid. Bobby was completely adaptive and able to enthuse a kid who was clearly 1/4 my age!

I give Bobby my highest recommendation... something I rarely do."
Dustin
Took Trumpet lessons from Bobby S.
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"Incredibly helpful, kind, and willing to go above and beyond to help!"
Alberto
Took Trumpet lessons from Jerry V.
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"Andrew is a great music teacher! He goes above and beyond our lessons. He accommodates his lessons to meet my son’s interest and keeps the lessons fun and educational."
Lindsey
Took Trumpet lessons from Andrew G.
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"10 minutes in and things started clicking about mouth positioning and breath control! Highly recommended from me, so far!"
Anthony
Took Trumpet lessons from Rob D.
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"With over 25 years of experience as an elementary school band director, Vincent works well with students of all ages from beginners to professional levels. I studied Jazz improv with Vincent for many years. He has a vast knowledge of music theory (melodic and harmonic concepts).

Vincent is one of the top Jazz Trumpeter’s in the world. He is a virtuoso Jazz soloist and a very strong lead Trumpeter as well. He is also well versed in the world of classical music. Vincent toured worldwide with the Lionel Hampton Orchestra, Buddy Rich Big Band, and Horace Silver. Vincent is currently touring with Renaissance (a progressive rock band), and frequently plays in horn sections for a multitude of rock bands. He is one of the most consistent and reliable musicians I’ve ever known.

Vincent is a very reputable musician with a great sense of humor. He plays with so many different bands and always bringing his incredible playing level to every gig. Vincent has recorded and produced several of his own CDs as a leader, and has performed on many recordings for several decades. With this vast background Vincent, he is able to teach various genres (jazz improvisation, rock, classical, and Brazilian concepts).

I strongly recommend Vincent as an instructor for “Take Lessons”. Don’t miss this opportunity to study with this incredible musician!
Review by Trombonist, Bob Ferrel, a professional musician for 40+ years."
Bob
Took Trumpet lessons from Vincent C.
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"William is very patient and encouraging- good explanation of the mechanics , the “How & why” of getting a good sound. I left my lesson feeling good - ready for the next one"
Christian
Took Trumpet lessons from William A.
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"My daughter loved the lesson. She learned so much in one lesson. Very grateful. Thanks!"
Alea
Took Trumpet lessons from Mercedes M.
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