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Franklin D.

4 Reviews
Belmont, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BM, MM (Music Education, Music Performance) from San Francisco State University
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Franklin D.

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I teach students of all ages on all the brass instruments. With more than 30 years of teaching experience, I tailor my teaching to the individual needs of both students and parents, and I like to make our lessons fun and productive. I cover all the basics of playing, from correct breathing to correct style, and I impart a deep knowledge and appreciation of music to my students as well. I offer flexible scheduling, with sessions varying in length from 30 to 90 minutes, to help fit all budgets.

About Franklin

I am a San Francisco native and a graduate of Lowell High School and San Francisco State University, where I earned degrees in music performance and education. I teach all the brass instruments at my studio in Belmont, at Skyline College in San Bruno, and at Manor Music in Pacifica. I have also

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Marcos H.
My son is very happy with his lessons. He has been playing the tuba in his school band for a few years and was able to improve his skills and make progress from the very first lesson with Franklin.
Hoshin L.
Franklin is very detail oriented, patient and a good role model. My child really enjoy the lessons with him.
Matthew M.
Franklin was so patient with my 14-year-old son. We look forward to our next lesson.
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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
Sunnyvale, CA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Jesse M.

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Learn about rhythm, melody, harmony, and dynamics, and how they apply to the trumpet. Explore the range of your instrument through various scales. Build solid skills through understanding the mechanics of how your body and instrument work together.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students for bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partner Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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Brenden R.
Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.
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Michael R.

25 Reviews
Santa Clara, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA in Music from University of North Texas
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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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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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Roxanne W.

4 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $67
  • Speaks English, 日本語
  • Music (Composition and Performance) from California State University, Chico
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Roxanne W.

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I balance song-learning, improvisation, technique, and theory to suit your interests and needs. Every lesson we'll address fundamentals, musical repertoire, and ear-training.

About Roxanne

I know my students can learn ANYTHING, and it's my job to guide them and inspire them in the most efficient and fun way I can. I have a versatile background as a trumpet playing composer who plays piano as well. I've played in almost every genre at one point or another as a professional trumpet pla

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Lucy Carrera
My son has looked forward to trumpet lessons since we began working with Roxanne. We've only experienced instruction via Zoom, yet we all feel he's learned quite a bit and he feels he has become a better trumpet player. As a parent, I appreciate her flexibility and clear communication. I have confidence in her teaching style and the apparent vision she has for this point in my son's musical journey.
Mish
Ms. Roxanne is a wonderful teacher with fun and inspiring tricks up her sleeve. She is able to captivate the imagination of young minds and help them achieve a consistent learning experience. I am so impressed by how effective her teaching methods are in keeping young restless minds interested in learning music. Roxanne's lessons are playful which is perfect for kids and adults alike. She creates fun musical games and creates funny stories and characters around musical concepts to help children remember. This is so much more fun than just plain memorizing! She even invents new games for individual children based on their own personal interests; recently she came up with a treasure hunt game in a young boy's backyard to help him learn about rhythm. Her YouTube channel keeps kids excited for the next lesson with creative and kid-friendly videos. She truly is an ingenious music teacher. I cannot recommend her enough to inspire you and your children in the way of music.
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Christopher G.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelors Degree in Music education from Crane School of Music (SUNY Potsdam)
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Christopher G.

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As a French Horn player by trade (Trumpet is one of my primary secondary instruments) I am uniquely qualified to help young Trumpet students increase their range and deal with the challenges of braces. As a brass specialist and NYSSMA (New York State School Music Association) Judge (specializing in Brass), I am able to help young Trumpet players prepare for and earn top marks in Solo Festivals which enable them to be chosen for All-County & All-State music festivals.

About Christopher

I am a New York State Certified Public School Music teacher with over 21 years of experience. I pride myself on teaching with compassion, humor and making learning fun. My students become part of my family. I also know how to prepare you for any musical adventure you want. You want to prepare for a

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Valerie
Mr. Greer did a fantastic job teaching my daughter Clarinet. He is very professional and she got a perfect score on all of her NYSSMA solos that she worked on with him. I highly recommend Mr. Greer for private lessons.
Stu
Worked with my daughter and she really enjoyed the lesson. She asked me if she could continue to take lessons with Christopher. He seemed to be able to easily have her gain confidence.
Jim
He is an amazing teacher. He helped me tremendously with my embouchure issues and my sound. His friendly style and energy really motivated me to practice more. Can't wait to get back to school and audition for first chair in band.
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Marcos F.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Bachelor of Music from Stephen F Austin State University
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Marcos F.

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I am a musician and music educator specializing in brass and bass guitar. I hold a Bachelor of Music from Stephen F. Austin State University as well as a Music EC-12 Teacher Certification. I can teach trumpet, trombone, euphonium, tuba, and jazz bass guitar.

I thoroughly enjoy listen and watch my students grow as individuals and musicians. Learning a musical instrument teaches a person many things that will have them be successful such as hard work, patience, and delayed gratification. Having my students learn these skills is essential in today's world.

About Marcos

First and foremost I am a musician and music educator. I enjoy performing, arranging, composing, and of course passing my knowledge to future generations. I have a very diverse taste in music. Some of my favorite artists/composers include Platina Jazz, Gustav Holst, Karl King, Charles Mingus, and ot

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Lucy C.
He was great & patient with my daughter, & she felt comfortable working with him.

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Average Cost of Trumpet Lessons in Castro Valley, CA

The average cost of 60-minute trumpet lessons in Castro Valley is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $142 per hour.
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"My son is a newbie at trumpet and taking online lessons. David is very knowledgeable, patient, and friendly and was happy to answer any questions that my son or myself had to ask. I was pleasantly surprised that the online lessons were as effective as an in person lesson. David is a great teacher!"
Beck
Took Trumpet lessons from David R.
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"Great communication. He has been great at getting my ADHD kid to focus for his sessions."
Gauge
Took Trumpet lessons from Ethan R.
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"Excellent at giving pointers and exercises to help students improve sound quality. Patient, positive and personable."
Jonelle Pickett
Took Trumpet lessons from Ryan L.
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"Bill is a great player and instructor. I have worked with him on audition excerpts, preparing a recital program, and general trumpet technique, and found great benefit in his teaching regarding all of these matters. Go take a lesson with Bill!"
Nick
Took Trumpet lessons from Bill D.
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"My son has loved taking lessons with Linda. She is setting just the right pace with him. She is flexible given his strengths and weaknesses. He was genuinely disappointed when I told him he couldn't go to lessons this week because of a family commitment. Can't recommend highly enough!"
Steven
Took Trumpet lessons from Linda C.
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"Fantastic! Thank you!"
Andrew
Took Trumpet lessons from Gregory H.
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"Wade is an incredible instructor. He is extremely passionate about his craft which is evident in the way that he teaches his students. He pushed me to be a better musician and I knew that I was receiving high-quality instruction. I would recommend him to anyone. I would take lessons with him again in a heart beat."
Stephen
Took Trumpet lessons from Wade B.
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"Wonderful first lesson with Justin. My son loves him!!! He is extremely knowledgeable and has a fantastic ability to interact with younger players."
Isaac
Took Trumpet lessons from Justin B.
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"Great first lesson! Feeling excited to practice :)"
Madeline
Took Trumpet lessons from Justin B.
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"Very patient and engaging with my son. Definitely great at helping him understand his trumpet."
Elisabeth M.
Took Trumpet lessons from Tina D.
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