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Charles W.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Awarded Summa Cum Laude from Berklee College of Music
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Charles W.

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Learn music from an experienced teacher in a fun and positive environment!

I have played trumpet for over 20 years, and taught students of all ages and skill levels for over 10 years. My approach to teaching the trumpet is both fun and straightforward. I have played trumpet in small ensembles, orchestras, jazz bands, wind ensembles and musicals. I use a combination of different methods and books in my teaching, including Arban's, Clarke's, Rubank's and Jamey Aebersold.

In trumpet lessons, we focus on the following:

-Proper technique and posture
-Good tone
-Sight reading
-Playing songs we like!
-Playing by ear
-Improvisation (If student is interested)
-Jazz
-Pop/Contemporary

About Charles

Learning music should be fun! I have been helping students of all ages and skill levels experience the joy of making music for over 15 years. I am a firm believer in the power of positive reinforcement, as well as a comfortable and constructive learning environment! As an educator, I have served

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Sammy S
I would like to share with you my experience of being a drums student at the New England Conservatory with Charles Weller.

I learnt a wide range of topics and exercises with Charles. Each time I asked him about a new subject, he gave me plenty of tools and useful tips.
Charles knows a lot and also knows how to teach it. I had more than half a dozen of drums teachers, but Charles is the one that helped me to deal with some of my weaknesses, taught me how to learn efficiently and had helped me to make the maximum progress in the shortest time !
I strongly recommend to learn with Charles Weller !!
Jordan M.
Charlie is a fantastic music teacher, and an incredible musician. Just go see this guy play, and see who he plays with. So fun to work with and one of the best drummers around :-)
Steve G.
Charlie is exactly what I was looking for. My situation is unique but that didn't phase him. By lesson's end, I felt more like a partner in this process than a student. And that's how I operate the best, and learn the most. I'm excited. After all these years, I'm finally going to learn to play the keys!
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Larry B.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music in Trumpet Performance from Morehead State University
  • Teaching since 2010
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Larry B.

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I believe that a beautiful sound is the most important thing. Rather than telling you how to get a great sound, I will demonstrate by playing everything back and forth with you. I also believe that mastery occurs in simplicity. I begin all students with simple exercises and etudes, before progressing to more challenging material. Once we are able to play the harder music, I still like to dedicate a certain percentage of daily practice to simple things to maintain that ease of playing with a beautiful sound.
Learning a musical skill is accomplished through trial and error, thus we need to make mistakes in order to improve. I encourage my students not to be afraid of making mistakes. Perfection is not the target - a beautiful sound is the ultimate goal.

About Larry

Hi! My name is Larry, and I really enjoy playing and teaching trumpet. The trumpet has literally taken me around the world playing for over ten years on various cruise lines, visiting beautiful places in Europe, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, and North/South America. Since leaving the cruise industry,

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Brent H.
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!!!
Hope
I have been taking lessons with Larry for about two years and I have improved immensely. Larry is very supportive and gives great feedback, he makes the lessons fun and educational. He will let you figure things out on your own but also give helpful instructions to lead you on your way to success. Larry is the reason I went from not being able to play the trumpet to two years later playing a level 4 trumpet NYSSMA solo and getting a 25 out of 28. Taking lessons from Larry was the best thing I could have done to get better at playing the trumpet.
Ginny
Our daughter loves taking lessons from Larry. He has helped her improve her trumpet skills. She is a beginner, and he is very patient and knowledgeable about what she needs to develop into a great musician. Larry is always available and prompt with his lesson times but is also flexible with his schedule for us when needed.
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Tom G.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $37
  • Masters in Jazz Performance from NYU
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Awarded Army Commendation Letter from US Army
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Tom G.

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With an emphasis on jazz and improvisation, my goal is to provide insight along your musical path. Here some of the topics we may explore:

Trumpet technique - We'll build custom exercises, some focusing on your strengths, others challenging the edge of your abilities. Rather than looking at practice as "warming up", we'll shift our mindset to "trumpet calisthenics" (inspired by Laurie Frink).

Jazz - We'll define jazz chords and learn how to play the notes in (and around!) them. We'll find melodies to flow from one chord to the next. We'll also discuss forms and listen to rich recordings of the jazz masters.

Free Playing - This is when we can let go of the analytic mind and simply make sound. We can direct our attention to non harmonic concepts like emotions, shapes, textures, and images. Sometimes I'll put a drone on during this segment or we'll play call and response ideas.

About Tom

Tom Gershwin is a jazz trumpeter and educator. His projects explore the balance between well crafted compositions and freedom of expression. In 2018, Tom released "Our Season", which was funded in part by the Pathways to Jazz Grant. Tom has recorded two other jazz albums: “Sweet Pastimes”, an

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I learned a lot
Anna
Tom is an amazing teacher, so gentle, patient and kind with our shy 12 year old. Tom was great in engaging him and we feel very good about their relationship already after the first lesson. He seems to know right away how to tailor the lesson based on where our son is at. He has already made improvements in his first class. We look forward to future lessons with Tom.
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Michael R.

26 Reviews
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  • BA in Music from University of North Texas
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michael R.

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About Michael

Michael has worked with kids for 10 years in schools and arts programs to find fun and their best self through performance. He has taught orchestra, chamber music, jazz band and music theory in the public schools, while performing in local ensembles in and around the city. He also has studied dram

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Sean
Great teacher
Susan O'Hara
He’s so patient and very skilled!!
Susan
We did online tonight per my request. Michael is so patient and encouraging and he answers my questions that are endless. I feel hopeful that I am learning the correct form and things I definitely would not pick up just trying to teach myself through the book. Thank you Michael!
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Daniel K.

40 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • BA in Music Composition from Columbia College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Lincoln Academy Student Laureate Award from Lincoln Acadamy
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Daniel K.

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Focus on correct technique and myriad method approaches along with professional level achievement for recording and performance.

About Daniel

Daniel, a former faculty member of Columbia College in Chicago, is a studio and live performance singer and musician based in Chicago. His teaching and performing experience spans three decades, and includes expertise in the studies of voice, guitar, piano, bass, drums, and trumpet, along with music

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Michael
Really great stuff !!
Ashleigh S.
It was only a first lesson but I can already tell I'm going to be taking more lessons with Daniel. He's very knowledgeable, patient, and dedicated. He detailed a specific plan for me to work on that isn't too rigid or boring, I'm looking forward to relearning the flute with him.
Mark
Great 1st lesson! Looking forward to continuing and learning more
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Christopher E.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $27
  • BM Music Performance, BA Jazz Studies from University of Connecticut
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2005
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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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"Jennifer was really good. Very patient and takes lot of initiative outside class to make sure she addresses all aspects. She comes very well prepared for every class. She was always on time."
Partha
Took Trumpet lessons from Jennifer W.
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"Justin is one of the most helpful trumpet teachers I have ever had. He adjusts the level of lessons in order to make them both challenging and enjoyable. He makes sure that I have a solid foundation and continue to practice scales and basic techniques. He also demonstrates how I should play certain pieces and what they should sound like, rather than simply telling me, which I find very helpful when learning."
Selin
Took Trumpet lessons from Justin B.
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"Mr. Andrew gave my son virtual trumpet lessons for 1 semester of school. My son really enjoyed his lessons, and the only reason he no longer takes lessons with Mr. Andrew is that my son's school now uses a different program to provide their virtual music lessons."
Lynica Crescionie
Took Trumpet lessons from Andrew G.
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"I have had one lesson with Vinnie and I am really stoked. His experience and depth of knowledge are so obvious when you talk to him. I believe that I have made the right choice in beginning to take lessons from him. Cheers..."
Tim
Took Trumpet lessons from Vincent C.
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"Gary has been great. My son really enjoys playing the trumpet and looks forward to his lessons with Gary. That is a very different experience from my music lessons as a kid. Gary is a true musician with a thorough understanding of many music styles. He's very patient and has a great temperament for working with kids. My wife and I aren't musically inclined and really needed the help getting our son on his way musically. He's now the best in his school band, and again, he really loves it and enjoys his lessons with Gary."
Randy
Took Trumpet lessons from Gary R.
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"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."
Emma
Took Trumpet lessons from Hong Y.
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"Mike is a very experienced and generous teacher. He has professional performing experience in all kinds of ensembles and styles from quintets to orchestras and from classical to jazz. He is an outstanding jazz musician and a good arranger and adapts pieces to make them playable for students of all ages and levels of ability. And Mike understands and values students of ALL abilities, including those with special needs. He taught music to students with disabilities in a New York school providing all kids a meaninful and challenging musical experience. I've done many gigs with Mike for many years and I have also been a student of his, although he would never say I was. We practice together weekly, regardless of where we are living, and I learn something every time we meet that helps me be a better player. Mike will make you a better player too!"
David Bach
Took Trumpet lessons from Michael H.
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"Bobby is an amazing teacher. Always prepared to handle and encourage my 8 year old daughter to play trumpet."
Rachel
Took Trumpet lessons from Bobby S.
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"Good first start. William is very knowledgable and easy going. Looking forward to making progress."
Stephen
Took Trumpet lessons from William A.
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"It's pretty terrifying to try a new instrument, especially one like the trumpet--which is so loud and obvious if you're wrong! Colin was supportive and warm and encouraging, and kept me at ease and willing to keep trying. He seems knowledgeable in alot of areas of music too, which is an added bonus. Highly recommend!"
Jennifer
Took Trumpet lessons from Colin M.
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