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Kristilyn W.

42 Reviews
Tempe, AZ
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Best Horn Player from Modern Times Magazine
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Kristilyn W.

42 Reviews
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I'm a professional, classically trained bassoonist that plays with orchestras, chamber ensembles, and rock bands. I've been teaching private lessons for over 15 years and I'm available to work with students at any age and skill level including beginners, intermediate students who want to improve their skills (or are picking up the bassoon after time away), as well as advanced students looking for audition and performance coaching. Lessons with me are always positive, supportive, and tailored to each individual's goals and needs.

My method of teaching is motivating and rewarding, and my students always succeed on their scale tests, Region and All State auditions, and college auditions. We can work on major and minor scales, beginner to advanced etudes, solo literature, audition etudes, orchestral excerpts, contemporary music and extended techniques, music theory, and more.

About Kristilyn

I am a classically trained bassoonist with a passion for all types of music. I received my Doctorate of Musical Arts (DMA) in bassoon performance from the Ohio State University, and my Masters of Music in bassoon performance from Arizona State University. In addition to holding faculty positions

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Sofia
Kristilyn is an excellent, knowledgeable, kind, helpful, and extremely professional instructor....looking forward to more lessons with her!!
Felix
Time flies so quick. I was looking back at TakeLessons.com and realized that my son had his first bassoon lesson with Kristilyn on Oct 8 2017. Now he is a high school senior and planning to pursue his music education at the college – that is a testimony to Kristilyn’s contribution.
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Justin H.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Master of Music in Wind Band Conducting from Central Michigan University
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Justin H.

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The bassoon is an amazing instrument! The nickname for the bassoon is the "clown of the orchestra". I am so excited to teach you more about the bassoon! I am an interactive teacher who can assist you in many ways in regards to learning how to play the bassoon including; correct posture, new breathing techniques, correct fingerings, alternative fingerings, half-hole technique, improved sight-reading skills, greater music theory knowledge, and performance skills. I recommend using the Essential Elements for Band book series. Once we connect and I can find out more about your playing level we can find the perfect book for your. I can't wait to work with you :)

About Justin

As a highly skilled musician and teacher with proven experience in building music programs, teaching all levels of skill, expressing a high level of artistry, and developing professional relationships; I believe you will thoroughly enjoy working with me. I have been a life long musician, starting

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Greg
One of the most talented musicians I have ever met. While trombone is his main instrument, he plays and instructs exceptionally well on a myriad of other instruments. He is calm and patient with learners and has a very rich knowledge base when it comes to musical literature and technique. I highly recommend Justin Hammis for anyone interested in private lessons.
Jessie
He was band director for my kids. He is a terrific person and a fun, talented director.
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Alyssa W.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • B.A. Music from Rhode Island College
  • Teaching since 2015
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Alyssa W.

28 Reviews
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Lesson content depends on the individual student, as I structure our time together depending on individual needs. Lessons can be relaxed or fast-paced, depending on what you desire to get from them.
All lessons include some combination of warm-up, scales and basic exercises, and solo literature appropriate to level. For more advanced students, we will discuss basic theory and ear training.

About Alyssa

Hi there, I'm so glad you're here! I am a supportive and encouraging teacher willing to teach all ages and abilities. It is my firm belief that music is for everyone! I am currently pursuing my Master of Arts in Teaching at Rhode Island College. I studied Oboe Performance at Longy School of

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Sheilita
Thanks I'm very happy I can play the flute better than when I first started I'm super happy this was AWSOME
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Emily L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Bassoon Performance Scholarship from USC Thornton School of Music
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Emily L.

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Improve your tone, technique, and musicianship! My lessons are engaging and crafted to fit the needs of each student. My diverse experiences as a musician and teacher, coupled with my interdisciplinary approach to music performance make me a great guide for young musicians on their own unique musical journey.

About Emily

Hello! My name is Emily (she/her/hers). I am a classically trained musician offering online bassoon lessons for beginner to advanced students as well as saxophone lessons for beginning to intermediate students. I have eight years of teaching experience in both group and individual settings. I

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Karen D.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
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Karen D.

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Bassoon:
A woodwind instrument in the double reed family that typically plays music written in the bass and tenor clefs, and occasionally the treble. Appearing in its modern form in the 19th century, the bassoon figures prominently in orchestral, concert band, and chamber music literature. The bassoon is a non-transposing instrument known for its distinctive tone colour, wide range, variety of character and agility. Listeners often compare its warm, dark, reedy timbre to that of a male baritone voice. Someone who plays the bassoon is called a bassoonist. The lessons will consist of breathing and finger techniques, learning notes and rhythms and how to read. Very quickly songs will be incorporated and as the student progresses we will work on learning scales and how to solo.

About Karen

Anyone Can Learn To Sing or Play Any Instrument With My Method! No End To How Good You Can Get! Become Better Than Anyone Out There! Vocal Therapist-Can Cure ALL Vocal Damage! Karen D. -Certified Teacher of the World Famous Dante Pavone Vocal Method -Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Musi

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Anthony F.
Karen is very patient & caring while teaching.
Gelaney W.
I will definitely be expanding my accordion skills & of music theory . I’ll also be adding some 😎 Jazz Standards to my repertoire ☺️.
Kelly S.
Karen was not prepared for the lesson. She spent 15 minutes trying to send me photos from a beginner Tabla book available on Amazon. She did not own a set of Tabla drums. She ensured me she could teach anything, but could not pronounce the words used for proper Tabla technique, knew no history and could not even teach me to tune. She literally was reading out of the book figuring it out along the way. I lost a lot of trust from this and asked for a full refund for future lessons.
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Julia H.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, French and English
  • Bachelors from The Curtis Institute of Music
  • Teaching since 2012
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Julia H.

8 Reviews
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Online Bassoon Teacher

My name is Julia and I'm the Principal Bassoonist of the Nashville Symphony and the Santa Fe Opera. Additionally, I regularly perform with the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival. I have a Bachelors degree from the Curtis Institute of Music and I previously studied at the Montréal Music Conservatory.
As a soloist, I performed numerous times with the Nashville Symphony, Les Violons du Roy and Trois-Rvières Symphony.
As a teacher, I specialize in audition preparation and mental game coaching. I adjust my teaching to your personal goals! From reed making to excerpts, I'm here to help you!

About Julia

I'm the Principal Bassoonist of the Nashville Symphony and the Santa Fe Opera. Additionally, I play regularly with the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival. I have performed as guest Principal Bassoon with many North American orchestras including the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, The Atlanta Symphony Or

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Emilio Carlo
Julia is an incredible musician. Her ability to coach students mentally to approach their instruments increases their musical abilities exponentially. Any student would be lucky to have her as an instructor.
Lloyd
Julia is an incredible teacher that taught me so much about bassoon, music, and life as a musician. Julia helped me to achieve many of my goals musically, including being accepted to summer festivals and getting accepted to music school. I consider myself incredibly lucky to have been able to study with her. I cannot recommend Julia enough!
Caleb
My name is Caleb Hutchings and I am in my first year at The Juilliard School. During my college auditions Julia was a huge asset to me. She showed exactly where my weak spots were and gave me a ton of great advice. Would 100% recommend to anyone!

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Average Cost of Bassoon Lessons in Scottsdale, AZ

The average cost of 60-minute bassoon lessons in Scottsdale is $63. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $45 and $95 per hour.
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"My daughter had her first lesson and she enjoyed her experience. It was both engaging and Lee was extremely helpful! She provided us with much information , looking forward to next lesson !"
Serena
Took Bassoon lessons from Lee Q.
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"Shannon is very thorough explaining the music and clear in her expectations. We plan to stay with her for long term."
Leah
Took Bassoon lessons from Shannon S.
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"Galina has been working with our 8th grade son on bassoon for a year and he loves it! She is a kind, generous, and knowledgeable teacher. She has patiently prepared him for auditions, improving his technique and musicality, but she also makes lessons fun by playing duets with him. She is also teaching him to make reeds. And she is very easy to work with in scheduling, and has seamlessly moved to remote lessons in the current situation. We are lucky to have found her as a teacher."
michelle
Took Bassoon lessons from Eva Galina K.
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"Am a beginner with musical background on other instruments. Have only had one lesson so far, but it was great. Kristilyn communicates concepts simply and clearly and puts you at ease. A true educator, she understand where you are having problems and knows how to help you fix them. She not only explains the 'how,' but also the 'why,' and teaches with comparisons to common every day actions to illustrate concepts as they relate to playing the bassoon. She answered questions before my lesson, which greatly aided me as I was deciding which brand and model bassoon to buy. I feel lucky to have found such a person to take on a bassoon beginner. Can hardly wait to advance to be able to mine the knowledge and experience of this resource in more depth."
Caryl
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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"I feel that my first lesson went well. Dr. Woods had me feeling comfortable and her online instruction was very informative. I'm looking forward to working with her and hopefully I'll be playing like a pro in no time."
Michael
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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"Lisa is a wonderful teacher! Makes everything crystal clear and is very patient and kind. Helped improve my skills tremendously. Would definite recommend."
Gabe
Took Bassoon lessons from Lee Q.
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"If you want to learn Bassoon or become a better bassoonist, here’s why you should take lessons with Lee Quick:
1. She has exceptional credentials and experience as a performing bassoonist and as a bassoon teacher.
2. She has a Master’s Degree in Music Education specializing in teaching the Bassoon.
3. She uses the newest best available book for learning bassoon.
4. Students have access to Lee’s library of bassoon music and reference materials.
5. Lee is a very engaging instructor. She helps you advance quickly and is committed to your success."
Phyllis Radke
Took Bassoon lessons from Lee Q.
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"Great teacher. She was very knowledgable and very personable. Looking forward to the next lessons"
Faith
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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"Time flies so quick. I was looking back at TakeLessons.com and realized that my son had his first bassoon lesson with Kristilyn on Oct 8 2017. Now he is a high school senior and planning to pursue his music education at the college – that is a testimony to Kristilyn’s contribution."
Felix
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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"Kristilyn is clear in her instructions, supportive and constructive in her feedback, and attentive to my progress and how I can improve. She has helped to make progress on the bassoon feasible and enjoyable for me."
Lisa Gutting
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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