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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
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Karen D.

36 Reviews
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Trombone:
A musical instrument in the brass family where sound is produced when the player's vibrating lips (embouchure) cause the air column inside the instrument to vibrate. Nearly all trombones have a telescoping slide mechanism that varies the length of the instrument to change the pitch. I will start with the basics. Proper breathing, reading, notes, rhythms, songs, 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
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 6 to 65
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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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Jennifer W.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks english, spanish, Sign Language
  • Teaches students 4 to 40
  • Teaching since 2008
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Jennifer W.

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I am experienced in trumpet, french horn, trombone, bass trombone, and piano, trumpet being my main instrument, been playing for approximately over 25 years. I have an Associate degree in Music education. I have also composition, arrangement, and written my own trumpet book.
I have self-taught myself to sing alto, guitar, handbells, organ, and percussion for approximately 15 years. I start learning music off and on from the age of 10. I started on piano and off I went from piano to trumpet. An along the way I pick up the guitar, voice, percussion, handbells, trombone, and french horn. I love learning and teaching music to others.

About Jennifer

Welcome! I am experienced in trumpet, french horn, trombone, and piano, trumpet being my main instrument, been playing both approximately over 25 years. I have an Associate degree in Music education. I have self-taught myself to sing alto, guitar, handbells, organ, and percussion for approximat

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Kris H.
My son has been taking online lessons from Jennifer and it's really helped his trumpet playing!
Nancy Pena
I sign up my son for trumpet lessons with Ms. W. She is a great trumpet teacher. She is amazing at teaching the trumpet. I would tell anyone who is looking for a teacher to take lessons with Ms. W
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Karl L.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Master's, Music from New York University
  • Awarded Student Music Award Winner from Downbeat Magazine
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Karl L.

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Professional trombonist in New York City with 10 years of teaching experience to students of all ages! Master's from New York University, Bachelor's from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Member of ska-punk band Streetlight Manifesto and frequently heard in Broadway pits.

Teaching style emphasizes fundamentals as a jumping-off point to whatever styles interest the student. Comfortable teaching orchestral excerpts, solo repertoire, and jazz improvisation.

About Karl

Karl is a professional musician in New York City. He plays with ska-punk band Streetlight Manifesto and in several Broadway show orchestras. Karl hails from Omaha, Nebraska where he started teaching privately in high school. He received his B.A. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he becam

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Sabrina
Great instructor! Karl provides quality material and excellent feedback that has helped improve my trombone playing. He curates the lessons to my interests while still pushing my playing skills to its limits. I definitely recommend lessons with Karl!
Hunter Haupricht
He is kind flexible, and has graet tips and instruction to help you improve and learn.
Merideth
Fantastic! He picked up on my skill level right away and tailored the lesson specifically for me. Would definitely recommend!
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Stephen L.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Stephen L.

6 Reviews
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I have been playing trombone most of my life and it is the first instrument I learned to play. I specialize in breathing techniques, flexibility, endurance, range, improvisation, and much more!! I will push you to be your best!

About Stephen

Hello, my name is Stephen Layton, I'm 36 and I am a professional musician, educator, and composer. I am currently teaching in two locations, Riverside County, and in Orange County. I earned a B.A. in Music Education at California State University Fullerton. I also have a Single Subject Teaching Cred

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Luke N.
Stephen has really been really helping me advance my musicianship in a lot of ways that I wouldn't have gotten from self-study alone. He is generous with his time and attention and really wants to help me move forward.
Aaron
The best lesson I have taken! I look forward to future lessons because I am learning so much!
Jared M.
Steven is a very good instructor. He has a wonderful personality. He!s firm, knowledgeable, and knows how to encourage the student to work hard. My son has learned a lot from him in a short period of time as a beginner. I’d definitely recommend Steven.
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Jerry M.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Music Ed from Valdosta State University
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Jerry M.

13 Reviews
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My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands. It all one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not having fun while learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND educational at the same time. I have had many parents tell me I'm one of the best teachers they have ever seen. (A couple of them were public school teachers themselves). I truly want my students to succeed and I will do everything in my power to help them accomplish that!

About Jerry

My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands/groups. They all had one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not enjoying learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND e

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Savannah M.
Went way above and beyond to work with my son and help him with the things that he struggled with. We are very pleased and thankful to Mr. Jerry.
Michelle
Extremely unprofessional to abruptly cancel scheduled/paid lessons without the courtesy of a message or any notice because this instructor was unhappy with a 12-year-old child's progress. Very surprised by and disappointed in the manner in which he handled this situation, certainly could have been handled with more respect and maturity.
Julie

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"Holly was very energetic and motivating. She provided clear instructions and really zeroed in on areas to improve while staying positive. Great experience!"
Meredith
Took Trombone lessons from Holly S.
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"Jordan is wonderful!! He has taught both of my twin sons brass for the last few years. He is patient, knowledgable, and skilled at getting students excited about music!"
Laura
Took Trombone lessons from Jordan M.
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"He had a good sense of humor and tied everything in to playing the trombone. He's really good."
Owen
Took Trombone lessons from Randall K.
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"Good teacher and player, really helped me figure some things out with my tone this year. Highly recommend"
Lindsey
Took Trombone lessons from Jeremy S.
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"I'm a classical trombonist by training and reached out for help with jazz theory and playing. Billy was an amazing resource who helped me develop concrete playing and practicing skills and become a more confident improviser. He was extremely patient and thorough and took extra time to make sure things would stick. Highly recommended!"
HEnry
Took Trombone lessons from Billy D.
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"Billy offered great content, customized to my level, and I found him to be an easy going relatable instructor. A great learning environment and experience overall!"
James
Took Trombone lessons from Billy D.
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"Marcus finished his lesson smiling. He liked Billy, he liked what they did and is glad I signed him up for lessons!"
Marcus
Took Trombone lessons from Billy D.
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"I want to once again write a testimonial for Hayden Maple. Had is a gifted musician and instructor. He has worked at my pace, been accomodating during an illness and travel of mine. and he has understood my goals and tailored his teacher towards them. I encourage anyone seeking an instructor to give Hayden a shot."
David
Took Trombone lessons from Hayden M.
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"Mr. Gallo is an outstanding teacher for brass instruments. I have played trombone for over 30 years, and he is teaching me how to improve my playing giving me a way to fight against my old little mistakes and addictions.
I strongly recommend him for any brass instrument player."
HUGO
Took Trombone lessons from Pasquale G.
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"I've now been a student of Alejandro's for more than a year during which I've made enormous progress. He continues to encourage and challenge me in a personable and productive way. - Michael"
Michael
Took Trombone lessons from Alejandro E.
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