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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
Sunnyvale, CA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
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Learn about rhythm, melody, harmony, and dynamics, and how they apply to the trombone. Explore the range of your instrument through various scales. Build solid skills through understanding the mechanics of how your body and instrument work together.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students for bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partner Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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Brenden R.
Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.
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Franklin D.

4 Reviews
Belmont, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BM, MM (Music Education, Music Performance) from San Francisco State University
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Franklin D.

4 Reviews
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Learn how to play / improve your playing on Trombone or Baritone. Learn the language of music. Become a great reader and improvisor!
I cover all the basics of playing: breathing, technique, rhythm, style, improvisation, etc. We can also learn some music history and theory, and play duets.
I teach all ages, and I tailor my teaching to each individual student. With over 30 years playing and teaching the brass instruments, I make lessons educational, productive and fun.

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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Michael R.

25 Reviews
Santa Clara, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA in Music from University of North Texas
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Michael R.

25 Reviews
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Trombone was my first instrument and I have studied classical and jazz for over 15 yrs.

About Michael

Michael has worked with kids for 10 years in schools and arts programs to find fun and their best self through performance. He has taught orchestra, chamber music, jazz band and music theory in the public schools, while performing in local ensembles in and around the city. He also has studied dram

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Susan O'Hara
He’s so patient and very skilled!!
Susan
We did online tonight per my request. Michael is so patient and encouraging and he answers my questions that are endless. I feel hopeful that I am learning the correct form and things I definitely would not pick up just trying to teach myself through the book. Thank you Michael!
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Juan S.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded Advance High Performing Teacher from IDEA Public School
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Juan S.

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As a trombonist, I have been playing my instrument for the past 16 years, as well as tuba, bass trombone and euphonium. I have had the opportunities to perform across the country and world with prestigious groups. Not only that, but have also been in the realms of music education, where I have been teaching music of all ages for the last 7 years. I taught privately in both New Mexico and Texas, and I have also been a band director teaching in Texas. I believe that every student has the potential to grow with the correct guidance and a great teacher-student relationship. If you are choosing to making music a hobby, that is okay, because these lessons will also build your life skill, such as responsibility, independence, and leadership. Those choosing to make music as a career, I will guide you to taking the correct path and aim to achieve your goals.

About Juan

Juan Saldivar Jr, a native to Laredo, Tx, who began his college education at Texas A&M University of Kingsville (TAMUK) and received scholarship funds to attend the university. While at TAMUK, he spent his time studying both tenor and bass trombone under the tutelage of Dr. Oscar Diaz. He was also a

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Megan C.
My son, Jordan, really loves working with Juan! The amount of progress he's made in a short time is amazing and he's incredibly fun and patient for beginners!
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Randall K.

68 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1980
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Randall K.

68 Reviews
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Students begin with the Rubank method. A strong emphasis is placed on the fundamentals of scales, ear training, sight reading, and music theory. Along with this we have fun playing the music student enjoys.

About Randall

I have been teaching music for over 20 years and playing as a professional musician for even longer. I know how to get the best out of my students and have fun doing it. I'm a University of South Florida grad and I have worked and studies in Las Vegas and at the Berklee school of music. My studen

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Mariam
Great teachings
Ricardo B.
Helpful and funny.
Lucky Best
I'm a 52 year-old with no music background and today was my first virtual alto sax lesson with Randall. I must admit that I was very intimidated at first and didn't think that I would be able to get the most out of this virtual learning experience. However, Randall made me very comfortable and quickly got me relaxed as if he were right there with me in my living room. We began by him showing me the do's and don'ts of putting my horn together (especially the mouthpiece), fingering, and creating the sound I wanted. I was impressed because he taught me about 5 to 6 notes in this initial session. To be honest I didn't even think that I would've been able to get a note out but I did. Although I didn't want my first saxophone lesson to be virtual, I can confidently say that I will continue my sessions with Randall and highly recommend his services.
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Jason D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Nominated Teacher of the Year from Maplewood Elementary School
  • Teaching since 1994
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Jason D.

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I am a Music professional with over 25 years of teaching experience with students from elementary to the college level. Some of my students have gone on to successful careers in music, and others have simply had a great time learning to play Trombone! My students have excelled in all types music from chamber music to Jazz, to becoming members of Symphony Orchestras!

About Jason

Hello! I am Mr.D, and I think Trombone is the best instrument of them all! I have been a music teacher for over 27 years, and have played all types of music from Jazz to Orchestral to solos and chamber music. My former students have gotten Superior ratings at assessments and successfully auditioned

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Average Cost of Trombone Lessons in Los Altos, CA

The average cost of 60-minute trombone lessons in Los Altos is $75. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $44 and $200 per hour.
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"Mr. West is wonderful, so knowledgeable. My daughter is looking forward to her trombone lessons with him."
Cameron
Took Trombone lessons from Thomas W.
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"Great, knowledgeable and patient!"
Jeffrey
Took Trombone lessons from Thomas W.
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"Son like his lesson. Thanks Michael"
Dennis
Took Trombone lessons from Michael R.
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"I could tell Paul definitely knew all the tiny details about mastering the trombone since the first lesson. He recognized what I needed to improve upon in order to reach my goals in a timely manner, armed me with the tools to do so, and I have no doubt that I will achieve those goals as the lessons progress."
Bruce
Took Trombone lessons from PAUL L.
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"Paul is a very gifted musician and a great teacher. He is passionate about music, and very patient with students. My son loves his trambone lessons. I highly recommend Paul."
Donna
Took Trombone lessons from PAUL L.
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"He's pretty awesome. I always leave his lessons with something I didn't have before - whether that be trombone knowledge, encouragement, or a good friend chat that was well needed. It's fun to learn from someone who has so much passion for what he does!"
Laura
Took Trombone lessons from Jeremy S.
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"Very patient and conducts the lesson based on strengths and weaknesses in order to form well balance student. 5 stars."
Wilson
Took Trombone lessons from Billy D.
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"Grant was terrific, and easy, friendly for our first lesson. My son was comfortable and attuned to Grant's ideas and instruction. I think Grant's teaching method and perspective on music and the trombone is effective. W look forward to more sessions. ~Pete"
Axel
Took Trombone lessons from Grant R.
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"Billy was really kind and patient with my 8-year old son and did a great job helping him to convert from the French solfege system of music reading."
Niamh
Took Trombone lessons from Billy D.
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"Gary had his first lesson and got over the jitters of being "the first time" as well as the app which made us nervous "Yes dad especially!" being I was used to old fashion face to face lessons back in the dinasour era.

Thanks Jonathan for the great lesson and introduction to this program.

I look forward to more future lessons.

Gary"
Gary II
Took Trombone lessons from Jonathan T.
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