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Rebecca K.

46 Reviews
Vallejo, CA
Starting at $25
  • Music-Education/Theory from Azusa Pacific University
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rebecca K.

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Want to get started on the bassoon? I can help!

About Rebecca

Hello! I am a classically trained vocalist and percussionist, with a BA in Music, specializing in Education and Theory. I have taught band, choir, orchestra and piano in high school and middle school. I have also done Music Directing with kids aged 7-14 for various musicals and have taught elemen

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Fantastic as always
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She really works hard to help you learn. She is the best

Chloe W.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Bachelor's Degree in Music Education and Oboe Performance from Ithaca College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2013
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Chloe W.

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I am a double reed player and played bassoon in high school. I have a degree in music education which has taught me about all woodwind, brass and percussion instruments. I can help you achieve all of your performance goals.

About Chloe

I am a hardworking and passionate individual who loves music and loves teaching. I want to share my passion and interest for music with as many students as I can so that they can find new and different ways to express themselves. I love seeing students accomplish more than they thought they were ca

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Tya J.
Chloe.. was excellent! My daughter learned a lot in just 30 minutes. She’s excited about her next lesson.
Lauryn H.
My daughters anxiety was high the first day of highschool for band. The students were seasoned and Lauryn had not practiced in months. Chloe eased Lauryn’s nerves and gave her the confidence she needed in just the 1st lesson! She’s awesome!
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Shannon S.

42 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Shannon S.

42 Reviews
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All levels beginning through college / adult.

Affiliations:
American Association of University Professors
American Federation of Musicians
American Symphony Orchestra League
College Music Society
Houston Flute Club
International Double-Reed Society
International Clarinet Society
National Flute Association
North American Saxophone Alliance

About Shannon

AFFILIATIONS: Music: AAUP, AFM, ASOL/LAO, CMS, HFC, NFA, IDRS, ICS, NASA. Fitness: ISSA, NDETA, ASHI, USAT, LCT, BAM, HRTC. -------------- MUSIC (see fitness below): Shannon has numerous years experience teaching all skill levels on woodwinds, and beginning-intermediate piano & classical str

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Shannon was on time and was very professional. Her knowledge and approach helped my daughter enjoy her first class. We are looking forward to more

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Cory B.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Master of Music, Bassoon performance from Royal College of Music, London
  • Teaching since 2003
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Cory B.

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I've been teaching the bassoon for over ten years, and I love it. It is my main instrument as a performer, and in the last few years I've specialized in helping students switch to the bassoon from other instruments. Whether you've never seen a bassoon or you're preparing for a professional audition, I can help you with the intricacies of this wonderful instrument.

About Cory

I am a classically trained bassoonist with a Master's degree from London's Royal College of Music. I love finding each student's own learning style to tailor the experience, and I encourage my students to make their own decisions about musical expression (with plenty of guidance, of course!). I

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My daughter looks forward to her lessons and practices willingly.
Arthur W.
I found Cory to be friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful. She thoroughly answered questions I had and offered great advice. I am looking forward to my next lesson.

Damian S.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Nijongo Wakatte, Italiano, Portuguese, Francaise, SPANISH
  • Music Performance from Arkansas State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Damian S.

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Greetings!
First and foremost I want to congratulate you for choosing to follow a path in the Arts!
Music is one of the most sacred skills humans possess for no other species on the planet truly comes close to mimicking this treasured ability.
My mission is to help guide you on your quest to making music. I ask very little in return but your full satisfaction in knowing you made the right decision today.
Should you accept our time together will be well spent focusing on your strengths in music and eliminating the weaknesses.
I invite you to listen to music, explore different genres and make your mind up as to what you would like to play.
Sound is everything so that is my first goal and the hardest to achieve being from a distance. My anecdotes will prove to be useful in getting you to produce the best possible tone quality on the instrument.
Technique is what truly unlocks all doors in music having the ability to play anything comes from scale practice and patterns. ...

About Damian

Greetings! First and foremost I want to congratulate you for choosing to follow a path in the Arts! Music is one of the most sacred skills humans possess for no other species on the planet truly comes close to mimicking this treasured ability. My mission is to help guide you on your quest to

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Susie
Very professional! Damian taught me tricks that I could take with me. I feel much more confident after my lessons
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Joseph H.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Awarded Indiana University Performer's Certificate from Indiana University Bloomington
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Joseph H.

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I'm engaged with the process of teaching bassoon students from the beginner level up to the advanced level. I make sure to make them aware of the importance of proper cleaning and care for their bassoons. I'm a patient teacher and know that everyone learns differently and at different speeds. I like to play duets with the students to make the lessons fun. I'm knowledgeable about bassoon solo pieces and orchestral repertoire and am able to help to help students prepare for solo contests. I emphasize the development of technique through slow scales and gradually expand the range. I'm able to add a little humor in the lessons to make the lessons fun. I view myself as a student in the process of teaching, too. I'm also engaged with teaching students proper embouchure, breath support and talk to them about reeds and am able to teach them reed making and adjustment as they become more advanced.

About Joseph

My name is Joseph Hartman and I'm a professional bassoonist in Oregon living in Milwaukie right next to Portland. I have a B.M. in Bassoon Performance from the University of Oregon studying with Dr. Steve Vacchi and a M.M. in Bassoon Performance from Indiana University Bloomington studying with Wi

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Joell
My daughter learned more from Joseph than her other bassoon teachers. He was reasonable and ensured that she was learning bassoon technique, not just songs. I truly appreciated his dedication to her learning and passion for the bassoon.

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Average Cost of Bassoon Lessons in El Cerrito, CA

The average cost of 60-minute bassoon lessons in El Cerrito is $83. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $55 and $179 per hour.
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"Kristilyn was my first bassoon instructor and has continued to be my favorite! She took me from being a mediocre, subpar high school bassoon player to a proficient bassoon player in under a year! She helped me audition and qualify for my high school regional honor band, as well as making me want to continue playing bassoon in college. I owe much of my improvement and love of the bassoon to Kristilyn. :)"
Ian
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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"Kristilyn is a great teacher! I am looking forward to continuing!"
Andrew
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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"Jack is an AMAZING bassoon player and FANTASTIC instructor. He has taught my young son for over a year. We audited other music teachers who said they taught bassoon but really only knew the basics of teaching bassoon, their real expertise were other instruments. I was particularly impressed by Jack's ability to relate to my 11 year old son. He makes learning the bassoon not only informative but engaging and fun. Jack not only teaches classical bassoon music but is open to teaching modern pieces that my son wanted to learn. (I mean, how cool is it that my 11 year old kid busts out the Star Wars Cantina Song on his bassoon.) Jack plays bassoon regularly with orchestras which gives him real world experience that he passes on to his students. When I have seen him play professionally, it amazed me that someone so young could show such majority and skill with his musical instrument. Jack is also a great problem solver. When my son has problems with a piece, Jack is able to hear the problem and give my son techniques on how to fix them. When my son had problems with the instrument itself or the double reed, Jack was able to show my son HOW to fix them and not just fix it for my son himself. I highly recommend Jack has an instructor for students both young and old."
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Took Bassoon lessons from Jack F.
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"My son has been taking lessons from Kristilyn for about 6 months now and she has been amazing. My 16 year old is always over scheduled and Kristilyn has been more than willing to work around his schedule when the need has arisen. She has also helped him choose appropriate music for several auditions and practice for the auditions. She has stretched his limits on the bassoon with out frustrating him. We highly recommend Kristilyn as an instructor."
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Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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"I learned many tips and technical things specific to the bassoon in my first lesson! Lee is patient and very knowledgeable. I'm looking forward to the next lesson."
Georgeanne
Took Bassoon lessons from Lee Q.
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"super helpful!! thank you so much :)"
Tracy
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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"Social distancing will not interfere with solo competition! Carl made certain that my daughter did not miss a lesson by proactively finding a way to have one online. Although she prefers to be taught in person, this has definitely allayed her fears of not having her solo polished and ready for competition!"
Amy
Took Bassoon lessons from Carl G.
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"Jack is a friendly, encouraging instructor---a great match for my 11-year-old daughter. He's obviously an expert bassoonist, but does a fantastic job of explaining things clearly and simply for the less-advanced student. My daughter can't wait for her next bassoon lesson with Jack!"
Ali
Took Bassoon lessons from Jack F.
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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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