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Jenn C.

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  • Speaks English, American Sign Language
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jenn C.

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I started playing the Oboe in the 3rd grade. I have played in orchestras and on a cruise ship. I know what it takes to learn this beautiful instrument.

About Jenn

Hi! Thank you for stopping by! I'm Jenn! Welcome to my profile! Sit back and relax and lets enjoy this ride together. Some say I am very diverse. growing up I learned several musical instruments and it has just expanded through the years. I have played on a cruise ship, several orchestras, and even

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Andrew G.

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Starting at $35
  • Speaks
  • Awarded Morris M. Martin Scholarship from University of North Texas
  • Teaching since 2006
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Andrew G.

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Music is an art form that I have a passion for and it is my goal for each student to find their passion with music in their own way. I can provide the tools and know-how to build a foundation of playing that will be enriching for you as my student - because it was the result of your own hard work and commitment. There are many sides to music and I am happy to work with whatever a student would like to play; be it a sonata, concerto, or ensemble work and even a pop song or two! I want to make my student's experience enjoyable and worthwhile. This is a safe space for you as my student to try new things without judgment or harsh criticism. This is your opportunity to set and reach your personal goals and artistic aspirations! I have the mastery and experience of playing in a variety of highly regarded positions both academically and professionally, and as a result of my own time working with world famous musicians. Finally, I understand music as a language that few can tap into, but all ...

About Andrew

Hello! My name is Andrew Gresham and I have been playing the oboe for 20+ years. I welcome students of all ages and abilities and I look forward to working with my students to achieve their goals. I have continuously performed as principal oboe for dozens of ensembles in my academic and professional

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Andrew J. Warner
Very satisfied with Andrew's support of my son's oboe classes. Andrew was patient and encouraging, which is exactly what my son needed. I was sorry that he moved an could no longer teach my son.
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Justin H.

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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers from Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers
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Justin H.

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The oboe is an amazing instrument! The oboe is unique because it uses a double reed. I am so excited to teach you more about the oboe. I am an interactive teacher who can assist you in many ways in regards to learning how to play the oboe including; correct posture, new breathing techniques, correct fingerings, alternative fingerings, half-hole technique, improved sight-reading skills, greater music theory knowledge, and performance skills. I recommend using the Essential Elements for Band book series. Once we connect and I can find out more about your playing level we can find the perfect book for your. I can't wait to work with you :)

About Justin

As a highly skilled musician and teacher with proven experience in building music programs, teaching all levels of skill, expressing a high level of artistry, and developing professional relationships; I believe you will thoroughly enjoy working with me. I have been a life long musician, starting w

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Greg
One of the most talented musicians I have ever met. While trombone is his main instrument, he plays and instructs exceptionally well on a myriad of other instruments. He is calm and patient with learners and has a very rich knowledge base when it comes to musical literature and technique. I highly recommend Justin Hammis for anyone interested in private lessons.
Jessie
He was band director for my kids. He is a terrific person and a fun, talented director.
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Gloria C.

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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner
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Gloria C.

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I have been teaching private instrument lessons for over 13 years, as well as General and Performing Music in the Arizona public school system. I am currently a middle school band and orchestra director. I have experience teaching virtually in individual and group settings, and can teach beginner oboe to any age.

My credentials are:

Bachelor of Music in Education from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Master of Science in Psychology from University of Phoenix

About Gloria

Hello, my name is Gloria, and I specialize in private instrument lessons. I have a wide variety of knowledge with all instruments. My primary instrument is the cello, which I received my Bachelor of Music in Performance for. I have been playing the cello for 27 years. I have extensive performance ex

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Matthew B.

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Starting at $60
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 5 to 85
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Matthew B.

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Lessons are flexible to student interest. Expectations for practice and technique are consistent and clear. Practice materials and curriculum are catered to individual needs, focusing on the minimization of practice time through objective and effective strategies. Lessons can be recorded. Reed making and recital preparation are optional.

About Matthew

Originally from the Jersey Shore, Matthew is an educator and active freelance musician in the tri-state area. He received his bachelors degree in music education from the Mason Gross School of the Arts (Rutgers University) before completing his masters degree in music performance from the Steinhard

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Cahara P.
My daughter said she really enjoyed herself and can't wait to see you again
Vivi
Very knowledgeable, patient, kind , fun, energetic instructor. I will refer him to anyone.
Sophia
Sophia, my six year old, had her first lesson this evening with Matthew. He was extremely attentive and understood very quickly where she was level-wise and was able to tailor a lesson without hesitation. She really enjoyed her time and I think she got a lot out of it. She can't wait for next week.
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Melanie M.

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  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Melanie M.

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I have a Master's Degree in Oboe Performance. Oboe is my main instrument. I can teach students how to make oboe reeds. I enjoy teaching beginning students proper embouchure, hand position, and proper breathing techniques. I teach the beginning student how to take care of their reed properly. I emphasize learning music fundamentals. Intermediate students learn their scales and arpeggios. We will look at various technique books and solos. Advanced students can get help with learning how to make reeds. I have found a platform that enables me to play duets with my students online.

About Melanie

I have a Master's Degree in Oboe Performance from The University of North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, NC. I also have a Master in the Art of Teaching Degree in Music Education from Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC. I play oboe professionally for special events, and weddings. I

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Average Cost of Oboe Lessons in Los Altos, CA

The average cost of 60-minute oboe lessons in Los Altos is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $101 per hour.
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"Dawn is great. I get a lot out of each session, and if I forget something it's no problem because she always follows up with comprehensive notes."
Ethan
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"Dr. Merkel is an extremely good teacher. I'm an older, beginning student in oboe. The lessons fly by, and I never fail to learn something important. He's knowledgeable, personable, and well-organized. The best!!"
Victoria
Took Oboe lessons from Joseph M.
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"Lot is a great instructor and is great at picking up on my individual strengths and weaknesses. I thoroughly enjoy being one of her students!"
Stephanie
Took Oboe lessons from Lot D.
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"Thomas West is a delightful person and a good teacher. Thank you."
Ann Holmes
Took Oboe lessons from Thomas W.
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"Lot is awesome. Kind, patient, and obviously very knowledgeable. A great instructor-especially for an adult."
Rebecca
Took Oboe lessons from Lot D.
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"I'm an "mature" student taking lessons many years after not playing and Grace is very kind and patient and helpful with her suggestions. I'm enjoying my lessons with her very much!"
Zee
Took Oboe lessons from Grace M.
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"So happy to have found Jill. My daughter is learning to play the Oboe from the best."
Ashley
Took Oboe lessons from Jill M.
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"Very good and got help on scales and music."
Jody
Took Oboe lessons from Phillip L.
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"Great teacher. He is very knowledgable and encouraging. I look forward to my lessons and feel like I have made decent progress since taking lessons."
Shiree
Took Oboe lessons from Veroslav T.
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"Very satisfied with Andrew's support of my son's oboe classes. Andrew was patient and encouraging, which is exactly what my son needed. I was sorry that he moved an could no longer teach my son."
Andrew J. Warner
Took Oboe lessons from Andrew G.
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