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Eva Galina K.

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San Diego, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English and German
  • Master of Music Performance - Bassoon from Rice University
  • Teaches students 12 to 75
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Eva Galina K.

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Experienced Bassoon teacher of 7 years, I've worked extensively with beginner, intermediate, and advanced students of all ages. Whether you're a beginning band student, enthusiastic amateur, or have hopes of pursuing bassoon professionally, I can offer fun, challenging, and productive private instruction. I can supply reeds and/or teach reedmaking. Let's get started!

About Eva Galina

As a professional bassoonist, I've enjoyed a versatile career both performing and teaching! I received my bachelors degree from the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, PA, and my masters degree from Rice University in Houston, TX. I've enjoyed working and playing with some of the leading sym

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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.
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Hailey S.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Awarded John Phillip Sousa Award from Cloverleaf High School
  • Bachelors of Bassoon Performance from The University of Akron
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Hailey S.

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My name is Hailey. I graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelors Degree in Bassoon Performance in 2018 from The University of Akron. I have been playing bassoon for 13 years and in that time I have performed for top bassoonists such as David McGill and Martin Kuuskman. I am looking forward to sharing my knowledge and helping other to hone their craft!
My performance resume is quite extensive and includes such ensembles as: The La Jolla Symphony,The San Diego Concert Band, The Villa Musica Symphony and Symphonic Band, The University of Akron Symphony Orchestra, and The Renova Festival Orchestra among many more. I have also been selected to audition for the Dallas Symphony, Redlands Symphony, Seattle Symphony, and the West Virginia Symphony (The latter 3 canceled due to Covid-19)

About Hailey

Hi!! I am Hailey! I graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Bassoon Performance from the University of Akron in 2018. I have been playing bassoon for 13 years and piano for 19. I myself took private lessons on bassoon for 7 years and piano for 11. I have had the privilege to tutor Class Pia

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Lauren
She’s insanely talented and very focused on her craft. Also super patient with you. She makes sure that you grasp what you’re learning and I couldn’t ask for a better teacher. Thank you, Hailey!
Rebecca
I have worked with Hailey as a colleague for several years, now, and I have never had a negative experience. Hailey is always prepared, punctual, and knowledgeable.
Michelle
I would recommend lessons with Hailey to a complete newbie or someone wanting to learn something new for music she is very patient and an excellent teacher she is very thorough and does a great job teaching as well as playing with any instrument she owns.
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Kristilyn W.

38 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Awarded Best Horn Player from Modern Times Magazine
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2001
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Kristilyn W.

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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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Alyse Stehl
I can’t say enough good things about Kristilyn. She is very inviting, extremely knowledgeable and is the perfect teacher for me. I would highly recommend her for in person lessons!
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Alyssa W.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • B.A. Music from Rhode Island College
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Alyssa W.

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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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Excellent teacher. Does really well with my 14 year old son teaching oboe. Very flexible with scheduling.
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Lee Q.

44 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Master of Music in Instrumental Pedagogy, Bassoon from Belmont University
  • Awarded Army Achievement Medal from U.S. Army
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Lee Q.

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Lee is an accomplished bassoonist and “reed doctor” who can direct students to the best bassoon reeds and accessories as well as offer the best advice on starting and developing skills on bassoon. 

Lee uses the New Weissenborn Method books and offers a library of elementary solo pieces, standard bassoon literature and orchestral excerpts.

Lee received a Master of Music degree in Bassoon Pedagogy (Belmont University) and graduated from Loyola University New Orleans (Bachelor of Music Education), where she performed as principal bassoonist for both orchestras.

Lee also graduated from the U.S. Armed Forces School of Music and served as a Bassoon Player in the U.S. Army with the 1st Cavalry Division Band.

About Lee

Minimum ages: 8 for ukulele 10 for guitar/bass guitar 12 for bassoon Lee Q. has a master's degree and comprehensive experience in music instruction and performance, including orchestra, concert band, folk/bluegrass orchestra, chamber ensembles, folk/rock/blues and pep bands, and musical t

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Jk
I’m just starting to learn and I’ve tried a couple other classes but it’s difficult to follow along with live lessons. Hers was slower and more detailed, showing the chords clearly- and talking about the timing was very helpful! She even took the time to answer my question about being unable to hold the strings correctly. Great teacher!
Steve
Our daughter has really enjoyed getting to know Lee and genuinely looks forward to the lesson time with her each week. We’re also pleased with how well our daughter has been doing on her instrument since beginning lessons.
Grace
great teacher. my 11 yr old daughter has really enjoyed taking these sessions. very age appropriate approach
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Kristilyn W.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Best Horn Player from Modern Times Magazine
  • Teaching since 2001
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Kristilyn W.

38 Reviews
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Online Bassoon Teacher

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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Alyse Stehl
I can’t say enough good things about Kristilyn. She is very inviting, extremely knowledgeable and is the perfect teacher for me. I would highly recommend her for in person lessons!
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Average Cost of Bassoon Lessons in El Cajon, CA

The average cost of 60-minute bassoon lessons in El Cajon is $60. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $95 per hour.
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"My son was very nervous at first but the instructor made him feel almost at home. The lesson was very interesting and fun . I would recommend this to anyone that is interested in getting better."
Keyvon
Took Bassoon lessons from Randall K.
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"Our daughter was amazed and in "Ah" with all she learned in just her first lesson with Jack. It was fantastic to see her excitement again for private lessons. So excited she wanted to continue playing and practicing even after the session. Thank you, Jack! She wanted me to let you know she is looking forward to many more days like this!😁👍"
Jessica
Took Bassoon lessons from Jack F.
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"Our daughter had taken in person lessons for years. When her instructor retired we really didn't know what to do. Bassoon instructors aren't very common where we live. She was very nervous about taking on line lessons but Alyssa put her at ease. It seems like she could really relate to Alyssa.
Alyssa really helped her get through many of the issues she was having with a new instrument and new high school band.
We will go back to her again for sure!"
Dee Anne
Took Bassoon lessons from Alyssa W.
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"Carl Gardner is an A1 bassoonist. Over the past year and few months he’s improved everything about my playing, technically and musically, and helped me achieve goals I previously thought were impossible. His reeds are immaculate! 5/5 stars would recommend him to any bassoonist I meet."
Julia!
Took Bassoon lessons from Carl G.
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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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"Our daughter has really enjoyed getting to know Lee and genuinely looks forward to the lesson time with her each week. We’re also pleased with how well our daughter has been doing on her instrument since beginning lessons."
Steve
Took Bassoon lessons from Lee Q.
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"I switched from trombone to bassoon in my sophomore year of high school and took lessons with Cassandra for my junior and senior years. In that time, I learned faster and better than with any music instructor I've had in my life. Part of it was the necessity of learning how to play at a high school level incredibly rapidly, but most of it was due to Cassandra making it easy and fun to learn and practice. She was amazing at identifying bad habits or roadblocks before they became huge issues that were hard to address and coming up with solutions to help me get past them. And more than anything, she made me confident enough in my skill to truly enjoy practicing and playing again."
Brenna
Took Bassoon lessons from Cassandra B.
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"I was impressed after one lesson - clear, concise explanations, attention to how I learn (visual, memorization, or through physical learning) so that lessons and instructions could be tailored to my learning style. Encouraging, energetic and profesional. I couldn't be more excited to have her as a teacher and suddenly this all seems a lot less anxiety-inducing and far more enjoyable. Totally banished the bad memories of grade-school music classes, which put me off learning an instrument for many decades."
Jodi
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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"First lesson went well!"
Audrey
Took Bassoon lessons from Tina D.
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