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Bill T.

42 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $100
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Bill T.

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The clarinet is often referred to as the most challenging woodwind instrument. So, in lessons, we'll be sure to cover all the basics of tone production, breath support, musicality, and technique to ensure a solid foundation to build upon. I tend to teach these concepts through the use of various exercises and etude/method and duet books which are important for musical development and also fun!

About Bill

Bill T. is a Broadway musician with over 20 years of teaching experience and as a performer. Bill currently leads his own group and is a member of several others ranging from big band to Ethiopian funk music. Bill enjoys working with students of all ages and abilities and specializes in teaching pra

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Lori A.
Bill was very patient and encouraging to my high school daughter who wanted to start learning how to play jazz on her clarinet. She really enjoyed the lessons and the material. She is looking forward to continuing her lessons with Bill once the Marching band season ends.
Janelle T.
Bill is a wonderful saxophone and clarinet teacher for my two sons. He's currently working with my older son to prepare for a clarinet audition. The process of preparing for the audition showed me some important qualities about Bill: 1) he goes above and beyond for his students (e.g. he recorded my son's solo piece in various tempos to help with practice); 2) he's flexible in making time for his students based on their needs; and 3) he's supportive and likable. My younger son, who took 4 saxophone lessons from Bill, mentioned Bill as one of the reasons for picking the instrument for band next year. I highly recommend Bill.
Mark W.
When we were searching for the right clarinet teacher, it was important to find not just a teacher, but a professional musician. Bill was the right guy for the job.

My daughter Lili had been playing for four years and Bill stepped in with techniques that really took her musicianship to the next level. He is patient, organized and, per Lili, "A dope dude."

Bill has helped Lili with music that she is working on for marching and concert band at school while creating customized warm ups specifically for her. During the pandemic he has been flexible with his schedule, generous with his time and has kept Lili motivated in her music and on track while her school bands have had a hard time playing together.

He is a pro who is communicative, responsive, and punctual for all of the lessons.

I highly recommend Bill as a teacher. He and his band put on a pretty good show as well!
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Eric C.

14 Reviews
Monrovia, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2009
  • BM Saxophone Performance (Partial) from Azusa Pacific University
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Eric C.

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In lessons, I will teach students how to develop an embouchure and make sound, have proper technique, discuss equipment care, how to read music and develop note recognition, and ultimately, play music.

The goal is to get my students playing with proper technique, so that this will carry on throughout their career and playing of the instrument. After getting some sounds out of the instrument and having decent technique, students will be assigned 1-2 songs to work on each lesson. It is the learning of music on one's own, that I believe, truly challenges the student to continue to apply information given in lessons.

About Eric

Hi there! I'm Eric Croissant, an energetic Multi-Instrumentalist, Music Educator, Composer, Recording Artist, and Producer from Southern California. I've been playing music for almost my whole life, and it's the greatest joy. Over the years, I learned to play the Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet, a

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Faisal
My son was very happy with the lesson and his self-esteem jumped upwards 100% Thank you, Eric!
Jeff P.
Eric shows concern for helping you work on where you want to go in my music journey
Zac M.
Eric is an excellent teacher. He is very knowledgeable and very thorough when he is teaching his students. He is very talented and player numerous instruments. I would recommend him to anyone for lessons.
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Alex S.

3 Reviews
Northridge, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • B.M. with an emphasis in music composition from California State University, Long Beach
  • Teaching since 2010
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Alex S.

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What are three things you enjoy about your playing and what are three things you wish were improved? I ask this question of each student so we can customize YOUR lessons and practice sessions. I love to see my students grow and learn what fuels their passion for music and we will develop exercises and songs that fit your interests. With ten years of teaching experience and multiple students in honor groups, I stand by studio's results!

About Alex

I attended the music program at California State University, Long Beach (Go Beach!), where I completed a bachelors of music in 2007. This time was spent immersed in saxophone performance, jazz studies, music theory, and music education. I have been active in music education for a decade, maintaining

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Our son Charles started taking lessons with Alex Sadnik when he was in 6th grade, and he is now going to be a senior in high school. It was in -home until the pandemic last year. After changing to him, Charles made tremendous progress quickly. Alex is a terrific teacher. He has patience , and is encouraging. He would often spend part of the lesson playing together with him, which was helpful. He would also allow Charles to choose some of the music he was interested in learning.
We would highly recommend Alex to anyone who wants to learn Saxophone or flute . You won’t be disappointed!!
Naomi
Thank you Alex for being such a great teacher, musician and mentor. My son has enjoyed playing and learning saxophone under your guidance for the past five years.
We are happy that the transition from in person to online lessons has been seamless. We find it helpful that you review his prerecorded music/practice clips ahead of time so that lessons are spent giving feedback on what is most important. We appreciate the extra effort and thought you put into planning each lesson as well as your customized worksheets. We value your professionalism, commitment, positivity and encouragement in his musical journey.
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David F.

Chino, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks spanish, english
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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David F.

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David Flores is a proactive music teacher with the appropriate resources and experience required for efficient and effective learning. Committed to introducing techniques that will cultivate students' musical connections. Sharing skills that make challenging subjects easier to learn. Developing connections to the music that  will motivate you to enjoy practicing. Introducing techniques that will make your instrument work for you. Mr. Flores currently teaches music theory and instrumental instruction classes in the greater Los Angeles area and distance learning music classes online. David Flores is an active member of the Music Teachers' Association of California and is certificated by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Online classes available.

About David

David Flores studied at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music (BM ’05) where he was awarded the Dean’s talent award for exceptional solo performance and the Margaret Jones scholarship for academic excellence. David completed his graduate studies at the Cleveland Institute of Music (MM ’09). Studyi

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Vivian L.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Music Education from East Carolina University
  • Teaching since 2013
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Vivian L.

24 Reviews
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I am an experienced Clarinet teacher of 5 years available for eager students! Whether you are picking up Clarinet for the very first time or you are at a more advanced level of playing, I structure my lessons so that you learn what you want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of technical ability and excellent musicianship. I specialize in teaching concert band style music, however I can teach jazz styles as well. For beginning students I typically use Measures of Success Book #1. For more advanced students I recommend Standard of Excellence book #2 and book #3.

About Vivian

Hello and welcome to my TakeLessons profile! My name is Vivian and I have been teaching private lessons on various instruments since 2013. I have also been teaching professionally in public schools since 2015. I play and teach several instruments including Ukulele, French Horn, Trumpet, Clarinet, Tr

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Vivian is a very sweet person who is interested in her student and works at every level to understand the requirements of the student and meet those requirements in the best way. She is encouraging, understanding, and also a good listener -- conscientiously responding to details. Today was just our first intro lesson and I'm sure that I will learn a lot from her! Thank you so much Vivian for your kindness!
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Karen D.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1980
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Karen D.

35 Reviews
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Clarinet:
A musical instrument family belonging to the group known as the woodwind instruments. It has a single-reed mouthpiece, a straight cylindrical tube with an almost cylindrical bore, and a flared bell. A person who plays a clarinet is called a clarinetist. It is a great instrument for orchestras, jazz, blues or even popular music.
Starting with the basics we will learn breathing and fingering techniques and how to read music. It won't be long before you are playing songs. As the student progresses theory and soloing will be taught if interested.

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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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!!
Aidan V.
Karen was great!

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The average cost of 60-minute clarinet lessons in Altadena is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $130 per hour.
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"My daughter loves taking lessons with Stephanie."
Mya
Took Clarinet lessons from stephanie K.
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"Seth and I had a great first lesson. I haven't played in a long time and he gave me helpful pointers on how to improve my embouchure. He gave me positive feedback on my rhythm and constructive feedback on my tone. We worked through some songs together. Next time I will probably ask him to play some more for me so I can hear what I need to improve for a particular song. I highly recommend him."
Alyssa
Took Clarinet lessons from Seth D.
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"Matt is a great instructor. He knows clarinet inside and out. He is also helpful with cleaning the hurdles of online technology. I am very grateful to have him for an instructor."
Richard
Took Clarinet lessons from Matt L.
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"Randall was very knowledgeable and provided great, practical instruction, with a really upbeat sense of humor."
Murray
Took Clarinet lessons from Randall K.
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"Teaching not only requires technical expertise, but it also requires kindness and thoughtfulness. Stephanie is a master at all these things, and learning from her is a genuinely awesome experience."
Andrew
Took Clarinet lessons from stephanie K.
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"My son looks forward to lessons every week. He loves the music recommended by Michael to practice and has improved in tonality and technical skills. It has been a great experience."
Heather
Took Clarinet lessons from Michael R.
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"Damien was very knowledgeable and patient with my son. He’s excited for his next lesson."
Luke
Took Clarinet lessons from Damien G.
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"What an AMAZING teacher! Michael always has a positive attitude and connects well with people. He is definitely the highlight of my son’s week (age 10). Michael is talented, knowledgeable and kind. He can connect with all age groups. His studio is also an energetic and delightful place to be. He is a true gem and talented musician. My son says, “He is such a fun guy and great teacher!” He inspires my son."
Heidi
Took Clarinet lessons from Michael R.
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"Frankie’s great. My son has progressed well and is learning a lot!"
Carter
Took Clarinet lessons from Frankie P.
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"Emily is a great teacher and player! She has tons of experience and tailors the lessons to fit your needs. She has lots of positive energy and is always inspiring and motivating."
Skyler Hagner
Took Clarinet lessons from Emily P.
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