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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
  • Teaching since 1980
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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 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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Shawn Z.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor of Music in Horn Performance from Rice University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Winner, "President's Own" U.S. Marine Band Concerto Competition from "President's Own" U.S. Marine Band
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Shawn Z.

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I'm a classically-trained French horn player, but have experience teaching beginner and intermediate trumpet players of all ages. The basic mechanics of playing brass instruments are nearly identical and transferrable. Our lessons will be centered on keeping trumpet fun and inspiring, and building a strong foundation for future playing
and for life!

My teaching is centered around keeping trumpet fun and inspiring, building and refining foundational skills, and developing musical fluency. Every student has different goals, so every lesson will be like a fine tailor-made suit--not "off-the-rack."

Lessons will include demonstrations of technical and musical concepts, sharing and discussing great recordings, use of singing as a developmental tool, and cultivating every student's belief and confidence. For beginners, special care will be taken to establish healthy, efficient playing habits.

I am invested in the success of each student, and I expect all students to come to lessons ...

About Shawn

Hi, I'm Shawn! I grew up in Tennessee, and am currently in Houston, TX studying French Horn Performance at Rice University. Thanks to modern technology, I'm available for online lessons wherever you live. I've been studying horn for over a decade, and have performed with internationally renowned

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Sam Dusinberre
Shawn helped me prepare for college auditions and helped me get into my dream school. He knows exactly what the level is at the top music schools in the country and is able to help his students get there. I would recommend Shawn to anyone, no matter their experience or aspirations in music.
Adam
My son has been learning with Shawn for a bit now. I can say that I absolutely recommend him as a French Horn teacher, as my son is now very engaged and interested in practicing and learning his instrument. Shawn has a great character, and most importantly cares greatly for his student's progress.
Charlotte
I had a few online lessons with Shawn to help prepare me for a college ensemble audition. He helped a lot with not just the music I was preparing, but also my practice structure overall. Got some great advice on audition prep mindset, how to practice, fundamentals, and of course the music I had to prepare. I ended up getting into the ensemble of my choice, so I'm very happy with the experience!
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Tina D.

80 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2004
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Tina D.

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I teach beginner trumpet. I can help students learn to read music, play with good tone and technique, learn valve combinations (fingerings), and play from a book or school band music.

About Tina

Hello! I've been teaching private lessons for over 15 years. I am Assistant Director of Bands at the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL. I have degrees in music education and conducting, and I was a high school music teacher & band director in the Philadelphia area for 7 years. I also work

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Gio A.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Gio A.

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I currently teach trumpet at the New School for Leadership and the Arts, but I have many years' experience teaching music to students of all ages. I teach to the abilities, passions, and ambitions of the student(s).

About Gio

I studied music at UCF (Orlando), focusing on classical and jazz guitar, but I also have years of experience playing rock, blues, folk, hip-hop, and musical theater on both guitar and drums. I have been teaching guitar, drums, and piano for about eight years to students of all ages. Music is wha

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Ron M.
Sure had fun and Gio gave me a lot of homework. This is good. I'm starting to get a good understanding of the Harmonica.
Ron M.
A great introduction to a Harmonica. Looking forward to my next lesson.
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Matthew S.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Sweepstakes Award from Arkansas School Band and Orchestra Association
  • Music Education - Instrumental Music from U of Arkansas - Fort Smith
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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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"Jerry is a great teacher. My son enjoys his lesson a lot."
Wesley
Took Trumpet lessons from Jerry V.
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"Holly knows how to motivate her students and lays out clear goals and practice routines that her students can easily follow. I can count with one hand the number of days my son took home his trumpet for practice during the past two years. This changed dramatically when he started taking lessons from Holly. He has been practicing trumpet every day since, even during our drive to the Tanglewood concert! Three lessons in, I feel that he has already accomplished more in 15 days than what he has achieved in the past two years in his middle school band. The only regret that I have is that we did not start this sooner!"
Maxwell
Took Trumpet lessons from Holly S.
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"Very enthusiastic and knowledgeable!"
meredith
Took Trumpet lessons from Holly S.
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"His is a great and fun instructor. My 12 year old had a blast and is extremely excited to keep learning trumpet. He was also very patient with the seemingly 10,000 questions my son threw at him."
Ryan
Took Trumpet lessons from Troy S.
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"I was really not sure how online music lessons work at first, but right after my 13-yr-old first practice, this concern disappeared. Gary immidiately picked up his level and everything went so good. Now my son is very excited for this new style of lessons and asked me to get new textbooks that he was recommended and looked so thrilled. Gary is such an amazing teacher!"
Jean-Luc
Took Trumpet lessons from Gary R.
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"he is the best instructor ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
Robin
Took Trumpet lessons from Troy S.
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"A good first session. I think Nicholas will prove to be a good coach for me."
Steve
Took Trumpet lessons from Nicholas C.
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"My grandson just started online with Andrew and had a great first lesson. He related well to him, which is important at the age of 14. Much more to be learned. Looking forward to many more great lessons with Andrew."
Austin
Took Trumpet lessons from Andrew G.
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"Great first experience! Very calm and patient teacher; my daughter is very excited to continue instruction."
Cadence
Took Trumpet lessons from Moriah C.
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"First trumpet lesson with Justin B. for our 12 yo son went spectacularly! We are very impressed with Justin. He is very skilled and knowledgeable with the trumpet and very patient and understanding with new beginners. Our 12 yo loved the lesson and cannot wait for the next one!"
Ryan
Took Trumpet lessons from Justin B.
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