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Franklin D.

4 Reviews
Belmont, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1981
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Franklin D.

4 Reviews
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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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Mercedes M.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Mercedes M.

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In the past 4 years, I have tutored dozens of students and worked with different trumpet players in my area. As a music major at the University of Illinois, I seek a way to continue my passion for teaching and seeing students develop into wonderful players. Trained in general music, theory, and skills in teaching, I can truly connect with your student and ensure that they gain knowledge and learn to love playing their horn!

The most valuable way a student can learn is if he or she has a positive connection with the teacher. In my case, I ensure that I understand not only the student's strengths and places for improvement, but also the uniqueness of his or her character and what teaching methods the student responds to. Every child is unique in how they learn, and all deserve a positive experience without intimidation and impatience from teachers. Teaching music also goes hand in hand with teaching your student dedication, work ethic, and strong character!

About Mercedes

I am a current Music Education student at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, pursuing a minor in Psychology. I earned the John Phillip Sousa Band Award and the Semper Fidelis Marine Corps Musical Excellence Award for leadership, musical talent, and dedication in music. I currently study un

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My son had never played a musical instrument before his lessons with Mercedes. She has been super patient and encouraging with him as he isn't the most motivated of students. Joseph now has a solid base of the fundamentals and has begun to enjoy to play his trumpet as his skill set has grown.
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Jerry M.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2000
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Jerry M.

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My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands. It all one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not having fun while learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND educational at the same time. I have had many parents tell me I'm one of the best teachers they have ever seen. (A couple of them were public school teachers themselves). I truly want my students to succeed and I will do everything in my power to help them accomplish that!

About Jerry

My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands/groups. They all had one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not enjoying learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND e

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Savannah M.
Went way above and beyond to work with my son and help him with the things that he struggled with. We are very pleased and thankful to Mr. Jerry.
Michelle
Extremely unprofessional to abruptly cancel scheduled/paid lessons without the courtesy of a message or any notice because this instructor was unhappy with a 12-year-old child's progress. Very surprised by and disappointed in the manner in which he handled this situation, certainly could have been handled with more respect and maturity.
Julie
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Christopher G.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 1995
  • 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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Larry B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music in Trumpet Performance from Morehead State University
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Larry B.

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I believe that a beautiful sound is the most important thing. Rather than telling you how to get a great sound, I will demonstrate by playing everything back and forth with you. Learning a musical skill is accomplished through trial and error, thus we need to make mistakes in order to improve. I encourage my students not to be afraid of making mistakes. Perfection is not the target - a beautiful sound is the ultimate goal.

About Larry

Hi! My name is Larry, and I really enjoy playing and teaching trumpet. The trumpet has literally taken me around the world playing for over ten years on various cruise lines, visiting beautiful places in Europe, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, and North/South America. Since leaving the cruise industry,

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Hope
I have been taking lessons with Larry for about two years and I have improved immensely. Larry is very supportive and gives great feedback, he makes the lessons fun and educational. He will let you figure things out on your own but also give helpful instructions to lead you on your way to success. Larry is the reason I went from not being able to play the trumpet to two years later playing a level 4 trumpet NYSSMA solo and getting a 25 out of 28. Taking lessons from Larry was the best thing I could have done to get better at playing the trumpet.
Ginny
Our daughter loves taking lessons from Larry. He has helped her improve her trumpet skills. She is a beginner, and he is very patient and knowledgeable about what she needs to develop into a great musician. Larry is always available and prompt with his lesson times but is also flexible with his schedule for us when needed.
Sarah
I like lessons with Larry. He is patient, and always finds something positive. Trumpet is easier now, and a lot more fun!
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Evan K.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Evan K.

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lessons will focus on whatever skills the student is interested in learning. I can help with all aspects of trumpet playing: efficiency of playing, tone quality, range, endurance, improvisation, tonguing, etc. I can teach everyone; from absolute beginners through musicians that are serious about pursuing trumpet as a career.

About Evan

Hello! My name is Evan, and I am a freelance, professional trumpet player here in the Denver area. I play with all kinds of different groups here in CO, from brass bands, to symphony orchestras, to hip-hop and salsa bands. I love working with students of all skill levels that are eager to l

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Michael Y.
Evan has been helping my son on trombone. After 3 lessons I’m already hearing a huge improvement!
Salim
Evan has been my 7th grader Sierra's trumpet teacher and it's been a great experience all around. Sierra loves her lessons with Evan and continues to improve. I would highly recommend Evan!
Kirk R.
Evan's a great, well-rounded teacher. He knows what he's doing in every style he plays, whether it's jazz, classical, or rock, and has plenty of knowledge to share!

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Average Cost of Trumpet Lessons in El Cerrito, CA

The average cost of 60-minute trumpet lessons in El Cerrito 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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"Evan's a great, well-rounded teacher. He knows what he's doing in every style he plays, whether it's jazz, classical, or rock, and has plenty of knowledge to share!"
Kirk
Took Trumpet lessons from Evan K.
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"I found him to be an excellent help in finding and developing good technique and habits on the trumpet!
I would highly recommend him as a teacher for any brass student at any level!!"
Nic
Took Trumpet lessons from Tetsuya L.
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"After a break of more than a year I wanted to restart my Trumpet lessons. I chose Jesse based on the reviews and Jesse did not disappoint. He is very patient and focused teacher. I liked his structured method and tools he uses. I was able to get back in groove in no time.

Highly recommended."
Rajeev
Took Trumpet lessons from Jesse M.
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"Very good cadence with my kid, nice teaching style."
Mikel
Took Trumpet lessons from David R.
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"Holly is wonderful and funny!
You can feel her positive energy, she makes you feel at ease. She is also knowledgeable and professional.
My 12 years old had a great first lesson and looking forward to the next one!"
Tobia
Took Trumpet lessons from Holly S.
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"Katie is not only patient and kind but my son is really improving with her and enjoying himself too. She is great!"
Sammy
Took Trumpet lessons from Katie M.
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"My son loved his first lesson and the instructor. 😊
thank you, John. He got to play many notes that he did not with the previous instructor."
Tyler
Took Trumpet lessons from John G.
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"Tetsuya caters to every student’s need and helps them to achieve any goals they may have. He has a diversified toolkit of exercises that are both appropriate and effective for warm-ups or for learning pieces or technical work. He is a great teacher and I highly recommend him as one."
Jessica
Took Trumpet lessons from Tetsuya L.
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"Justin was professional and kind with our teenage son. First lesson went great!"
David
Took Trumpet lessons from Justin B.
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"I've had many teachers in the past who only taught me how to perform well with the emphasis on technicality and repeptition; however, Tom created space for me to appreciate each and every bar rather than focusing on finishing a song. As a student who has become well-adjusted to structure, I learned the beauty of improvisation informed by theory through Tom. He is attentive, passionate, and always makes sure I got the concept he's teaching. He has a rare gift of creating such an intimate, peaceful environment where I can feel at ease and really thrive in playing music. It was in these calm moments my passion for jazz sparked more and more. I'm truly thankful to have had Tom as my mentor/teacher.
-JL, student at NYU. May 2012"
Tom
Took Trumpet lessons from Tom G.
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