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David R.

68 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA Trombone Performance from Duquesne University
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David R.

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I am a professional orchestral trombonist and I have been an active brass teacher for almost twenty years. I have played in orchestras across the USA and Europe, including the Cincinnati Symphony, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Orchestra and many more.

I aim to give my students a solid understanding of the technical skills required to play a brass instrument, and to share with them the musical knowledge I have gained from studying with some of the best brass teachers in the world.

About David

I'm an experienced brass teacher with almost twenty years teaching and performing experience. I perform frequently with orchestras such as the Cincinnati Symphony, Columbus Symphony, Rochester Philharmonic, Charleston Symphony and I am principal trombonist of the South Bend Symphony Orchestra, Richm

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Susan P.
Super thorough and very encouraging! I always learn a lot at each lesson and feel great about my progress. David meets me where I'm at and at my pace and is always moving me forward at every lesson. Can't recommend him enough!
Amanda
Due to COVID, my son was unable to start traditional in person trumpet lessons. We decided to try virtual lessons to get him started and it's been one of the best decisions we've made! David is knowledgeable on music theory and takes the time to make sure our son understands concepts such as rhythm & pitch. We've seen a great deal of improvement over the past year.
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Pasquale G.

61 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches students 8 to 80
  • Teaching since 1983
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Pasquale G.

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the cornerstone of any orchestra or band is the big boy the tuba learning how to tame this instrument requires special skills. well look no further I have what you seek....

About Pasquale

Teaching is a passion. All my students love what they learn and their progress is my number one concern. I have been teaching since the age of 17. I welcome any student wanting learn the joys of playing brass instruments. I have taught more than 500 students on a private level since I began tea

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Tim Johnson
great first lesson :)
Azeem W.
Gallo does a great job of knowing how to assess your playing, and give clear and encouraging feedback on how to get better. He certainly taken my trumpet playing and teaching to the next level!
Emelye
Our son has been studying with Mr Gallo for several months, and he has been showing great improvements, in such a short amount of time, in both the school band and at home. Mr Gallo is kind, patient, and encouraging. Our son immediately felt comfortable with him, and looks forward to his lessons. Mr Gallo is accommodating and understanding if we ever need to reschedule. Even when we are eventually given the opportunity to begin in person lessons with a teacher whose is near our home, we would like to continue with Mr Gallo. We can’t imagine our son being taught by anyone else! We highly recommend him as a teacher, he is simply wonderful!
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Bebé S.

48 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Awarded National Defense Service Medal from USMC
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Bebé S.

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Want to be able to read music? Interested in being able to grab your tuba and play your favorite songs? Want to impress your family and friends with some flashy classical pieces? Well look no further, I will help you build a solid foundation of music theory, sight-reading, ear training, and technique while tailoring to your personal needs and goals. All ages and genres are welcome, my only rule is to have fun, so lets get started.

About Bebé

I am a professional singer, pianist, songwriter, and recording artist. I graduated from Broward College with an Associates Degree in Music Technology and dual -majoring in Vocal Performance. My primary instruments are Voice and Piano, but I also play guitar and trumpet. All of my students can exp

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Tonya
Bebé is one of the best voice teachers I have ever had. I have had a few instructors who just run you through exercises and make you sing random songs, but Bebé takes the time to explain everything very thoroughly. She is very respectful and very flexible when it comes to scheduling. All you have to do is communicate any concerns with her and she makes sure to go out of her way to accommodate all of your needs. I have enjoyed every lesson that I have had with her and even on days where I don’t have the energy, she always finds a way to prep me up. I couldn’t have asked for a better teach and my voice has grown so much. I find it way easier to sing and hit notes that I had trouble with when first starting off. I recommended her to a few of my friends and will continue to do so to anyone looking for an experienced and amazing teacher.
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Jia Hurd
Ended the lesson early without asking me if I was okay with that
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Daniel W.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, English
  • Bachelor of Music (Performance) from Central Michigan University
  • Awarded Semifinalist - Ensemble Competitions from International Tuba and Euphonium Conference
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Daniel W.

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I have been playing the tuba for over 20 years! During this time, I competed in the Leonard Falcone Tuba and Euphonium Festival solo competition and the International Tuba and Euphonium Conference solo and quartet competitions several times. I also won a brass scholarship competition--the Paul I. Willwerth Brass Scholarship Competition--during my undergraduate studies, and have taken the time to solidify what is of the utmost importance to me as a musician, which is--not surprisingly--to make music!

Now I get to play tuba every day, both for fun and to earn a living. With lots of hard work, if this is something you want to do it is certainly possible!

About Daniel

Whether you are just looking to learn a new skill or make a living as a professional, I am passionate about helping my students to find their path in life as music makers. To me, this means bringing the music off the page, and finding/playing what has not been written in ink. Music is about more tha

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awesome!
John K.
Thank you for my first lesson. It was great!
Oscar A.
Off to a good start!
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Karen D.

34 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Teaching since 1980
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Karen D.

34 Reviews
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Tuba:
The largest and lowest-pitched musical instrument in the brass family. Like all brass instruments, sound is produced by moving air past the lips, causing them to vibrate or "buzz" into a large cupped mouthpiece. I begin teaching from the beginning with the very basics of breathing, embouchure, fingerings, reading, notes, rhythms, songs, scales, theory and improvisation.

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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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!
Carter
This teacher misrepresented her ability to teach the C system chromatic button accordion. I don't believe that she has ever played one. I asked her before purchasing a set of classes if she knew this instrument and was competent to teach it, and she said she was.

She didn't have one, so she could never demonstrate anything I asked about. She didn't know the key layout. She didn't know the conventions for numbering fingers. She didn't know the basic home key scale pattern.

I waited until I'd finished four classes with my new teacher before writing this so I'd have a good basis for comparison. He is immensely better at teaching this than she was. It further convinced me that she never should have represented herself as competent to teach this particular instrument.
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Katie S.

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  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master's of Music in Trombone Performance from The Hartt School
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Katie S.

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I plan my lessons and create my own materials to fit each student's specific needs and goals. While learning an instrument is a worthy endeavor on its own, I also work with my students to hone important life and study skills that they can also apply to other aspects of their lives and education - not to mention having fun making music! Confidence, problem solving, and setting and working towards goals are just some of the skills I work to impart on my students.

About Katie

Hi I'm Katie! I'm a trombonist, music educator, and private teacher currently based in New Hampshire! I recently graduated summa cum laude from the Hartt School at the University of Hartford with my Master's of Music Degree in Trombone Performance. Before Hartt, I attended East Tennessee State Unive

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The average cost of 60-minute tuba lessons in Fountain Valley is $75. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $60 and $130 per hour.
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"David helps a lot. My playing has been getting better every week."
Brogan
Took Tuba lessons from David R.
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"We would highly recommend Andy! My daughter took lessons from him for about 5 years. He is incredibly patient and knowledgeable."
Chandra
Took Tuba lessons from Andy G.
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"It is a womderful time for my kid."
Oscar
Took Tuba lessons from Joseph M.
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"Good first lesson. My son is excited for the next."
Jacob
Took Tuba lessons from Pasquale G.
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"very patient and encouraging. My son (12yo) practices everyday! I wish I had started the lesson earlier. can't be happier than this."
JiHae
Took Tuba lessons from Pasquale G.
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"Jesse is a really good teacher in not only just tuba, but music in general. He explains musical concepts in an intuitive way through patterns or playing it out to the student. I really enjoy the lessons I have with him and I feel that I'm becoming a better musician."
Melissa
Took Tuba lessons from Jesse M.
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"Jeremy has been great in relating to my junior high age son playing tuba. Developing a rapport via online lessons was a natural progression for the YouTube generation. Jeremy was encouraging and helped develop and grow technical skills to move from last chair to first chair and promoted to next band in the next semester! The ease and flexibility in scheduling allows him to continue in his lessons through busy concert seasons. Looking forward to adding his younger brother to the lesson with Jeremy soon!"
Liz - proud tuba mom
Took Tuba lessons from Jeremy S.
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"What a fantastic musician! Very knowledgeable and helpful! Highly recommend!"
Robert
Took Tuba lessons from Carolyn T.
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"My son has been learning with Mr. Pasquale for more than a year. He absolutely loves the lessons. He is a great instructor!"
Min Chou
Took Tuba lessons from Pasquale G.
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"Carolyn is an amazing tubist and a wonderful person! She would be a great fit for anyone looking for a patient, understanding teacher to help improve their playing."
Ellie
Took Tuba lessons from Carolyn T.
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