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Popular Trombone Teachers Near Elmwood Park

Eric M.

Villa Park, IL
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Adam H.

Chicago, IL
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William H.

Chicago, IL
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Eric M. Villa Park, IL

I play the Flugabone as a main instrument, so I can teach flexibility on the trombone mouthpiece well. I picked up trombone technique along the way.

About Eric

I am a professional musician who enjoys helping young people reach their musical goals. I perform regularly as a solo act and play with a band at various hotels in Chicago. I went to Millikin University in Decatur for music where I toured the country and played and sang in the top ensembles. I also studied at the Music Industry Workshop in Chicago for music production and engineering. My goal is to help you learn the songs you love and show you how to make the technical side of music more fun than you ever imagined! *** Lesson Details *** You can expect a laid back atmosphere that is very productive. I use a custom curriculum that is catered to the needs and desires of the individual. Whether you would like to be a concert pianist, a jazzy horn player, or someone who wants to ...


Jeff K. October 25, 2014
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Eric has been great. He immediately found out where I was at in skill level and where I want to be. He then adds just enough knowledge to help me make the next step. I have learned a lot each lesson!
Clayton M. September 8, 2014
Singing · In home
Verified Student
Eric is the best vocal teacher I have ever had. He helps me with my range and performance. He's great to work with too.
Joe N. July 31, 2014
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Eric is very patient and moves at a pace
Equal to the students ability. Allow enough
time for questions an, an willing to revisit
Any part of the lesson.
Adam H. Chicago, IL

Experienced trombone teacher of 3 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of trombone skills. I teach students to play great music, listen critically, and teach themselves. I emphasize fundamental skills and break down complex skills into the simplest components to reach a fluent level in the most efficient way.

About Adam

I am an experienced orchestral trombonist, currently a member of the Quad City, Green Bay, and Dubuque Symphony Orchestras. I have bachelor's and master's degrees in trombone performance and have been teaching junior high and high school students for over two years. Teaching proficiency include classical, jazz, band, orchestra, and chamber music.

William H. Chicago, IL

Lessons can be either traditional or non-tradition with an emphasis in free-improvisation. In the traditional approach each lesson would focus on repertoire and method and technique. In a free-improvisational approach, the student will learn extended techniques commonly associated with the avant-garde.

About William

Will H’s composition draws its inspiration from as divergent sources as American and European minimalism to gamelan and indie rock. Recent focus has been devoted to collaboration where he has enjoyed interdisciplinary work with choreographers, filmmakers, and playwrights. His music has been performed in the U.S., England, and Thailand by ensembles including the Fort Smith Symphony Orchestra and the JCFA Composer's Orchestra, along with readings by the JACK Quartet, the University of Arkansas Orchestra, the University of Iowa Kantorei, directed by Timothy Stalter, and the Center for New Music Ensemble, directed by David Gompper. As a performer, he has participated in ensembles devoted to new music including the JCFA Composer’s Orchestra, Ensemble 48, the Outside Orchestra based out of ...


Daniel N. July 16, 2014
Trombone · In home
Verified Student
I hired Wil to help my 10 year old beginning band student. He has a wonderful,patient teaching style and my child feels more confident in her ability. I highly recommend him for anyone needing lessons!
Carrie K. July 1, 2014
Arrangement and Composition · In home
Will was super knowledgeable and very patient with this beginner. In just a few lessons I already feel more confident in my own arranging skills. I look forward to working with him for a long time!

Dan M.

Glen Ellyn, IL
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Chris S.

Chicago, IL
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Jonathan H.

Chicago, IL
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Dan M. Glen Ellyn, IL

Every level welcome. I am a professional in my field on trombone. I have found the most success with using "Accent on Achievement" for beginners. As students progress, more materials will be needed. "Arban's: Complete Method" and "Melodious Etudes for Trombone: by Rochut" are standard for advancing students in my curriculum.

About Dan

Dan M. is a freelance musician and private lesson instructor in the Chicago area. Born in the Chicago suburbs, Mr. M. graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Music in euphonium performance, and traveled to Colorado where he earned a Master of Music in trombone performance at the University of Colorado at Boulder. As an active musician, he has performed on trombone and euphonium in many musical groups ranging form wind ensembles and orchestras to brass quintets and other chamber groups. Mr. M. was also a member of the Flatirons Brass Quintet at the University of Colorado, which toured to Beijing, China in May of 2011, and placed in the semi-finals of the internationally known Fischoff Chamber Music Competition in May of 2012. As a teacher, Mr. M. has been teaching


adam B. August 18, 2014
Euphonium · In home
Dan has taught for about 10 years and speaks with efficient feedback. His experiences playing in ensembles has made him an extremely strong musician. I would recommend him for any advanced brass lesson tutoring. He can relate to people of any age so younger students would benefit from his energetic nature as well.
Chris S. Chicago, IL

Trombone is my main instrument. I perform regularly around Chicago with local big bands, jazz combos, community orchestras, rock bands, and at jam sessions.

Lessons focus on sound quality, musicality, and technique, all taught through music that interests you.

About Chris

I am a freelance trombonist from Eugene, Oregon currently studying and performing in Chicago. I'm attending DePaul University pursuing a degree in Jazz Studies with a focus on Trombone Performance. I love performing and teaching all types of music, and I'm happy to tailor lessons toward whatever type of music you're looking to learn.


Owen B. September 20, 2014
I've performed with Chris on gigs around town in several settings and a variety of styles. He knows how to tastefully fit into a mix as well as improvise in front when necessary. I can only describe this as having great musical instincts. Of course, always punctual and professional.
Jonathan H. Chicago, IL

About Jonathan

Jonathan is a freelance trombonist and educator located in Chicago. He has performed with the Chicago Symphony, Lyric Opera of Chicago, North Carolina Symphony, Omaha Symphony, Civic Orchestra of Chicago, the award-winning contemporary ensemble Dal Niente, as well as many others. He currently holds the position of Principal Trombone with the Northbrook Symphony. Jonathan has won the International Trombone Association Alto Trombone Solo competition, as well as the Larry Wiehe Tenor Trombone Solo Competition. He was also a finalist in the Eastern Trombone Workshop Solo Competition. Jonathan completed a Bachelor of Music degree in Trombone Performance at Indiana University, where he studied with Peter Ellefson and M Dee Stewart. He then went on to complete a Master of Music degree in ...

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