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Franklin D.

2 Reviews
Belmont, CA
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1981
  • BM, MM (Music Education, Music Performance) from San Francisco State University
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Franklin D.

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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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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.
Cameron
Mr Davis has been great! He’s very patient, encouraging and helpful!

Sandra L.

2 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $60
  • Classical Music Performance from San Francisco Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Sandra L.

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I am a passionate teacher and I work to understand each individual and help achieve the goals we set together. Ask me as many questions as you like! I love helping students understand!

About Sandra

Hi, I'm Sandra and I have been teaching in the Bay Area since 2006. I have a passion for working with young students, especially those with special needs, in a fun and encouraging environment. I design individualized lesson plans and your child will have clear direction of weekly goals. I expect

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Carla
Ms. Laverty has been my son’s private trumpet teacher since the summer of 2012. She is patient, kind and very supportive of his efforts in playing the trumpet. In large part, she is the reason that my son enjoys playing trumpet and continues to thrive as a musician.

From the beginning she tailored her lessons to include the music that my son was interested in and also added increasingly more complex music to work on and master.

Sandra has taped him playing during lessons to show him how and where he can improve in body position, quality of sound and other nuances. She regularly uses her laptop computer to show videos of performances that support the lesson and also assigns various Internet sites to view for exposure to other musicians and styles.

Sandra regularly provides opportunities for my son to perform in public. He has performed at the annual CMEA event at San Jose State University, and other smaller events where he played solo on stage. They have both joined in at a local café for practice in improvisation, as my son loves to play jazz. This has really helped in his jazz solo opportunities at school. She has also organized a quartet of student trumpet players to work together on various music pieces and then they all performed together for family and friends. This was a unique experience for the children to practice and play together and perform as a group.

My son is also interested in basketball and baseball, and Sandra has been very flexible in scheduling lessons to accommodate my son’s athletic and school schedules. After about 6 months of lessons, she offered twice a week lessons to capitalize on my son’s enthusiasm and increase the speed of musical advancement so his confidence soared and he wanted to play more because he liked doing something he felt he was good at. He kept this schedule for about a year and then back to once a week to allow for more time for other interests.

During middle school, my son played trumpet in both the Advanced Band and also Jazz Band classes. This past summer, Sandra again offered twice weekly lessons to get ready for his high school debut. As a result, he was chosen to play first chair in the high school jazz band. He was also one of only two freshmen that were accepted into the most advanced band class (also known at Wind Ensemble) at Lincoln High School.

I recommend Sandra Laverty, without reservation, for any trumpet teaching opportunity.
Daphne R.
Sandra was very helpful with my 11 year old. She taught a good mix of theory and practical experience. She helped my daughter build skills and was very encouraging.
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Mike S.

San Jose, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mike S.

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I teach all levels of trumpet with a completely custom lesson plan designed for each student. Trumpet playing should be fun and as effortless as possible!

We will cover:
How to play trumpet (tone, range, articulation)
How to read music
Techniques for better sightreading
Body use (how a relaxed body can lead to better playing)
Music Theory (how does music work and how can I use this knowledge to my advantage?)
Mental aspects of music (overcoming stage fright, preparing for a performance)
All styles are covered from jazz to classical and everything in between.

About Mike

Everyone is different so the way I approach teaching trumpet is different for everyone! The goal, however, is the same. To be great trumpet players and have fun doing it. I'm here to teach anyone and everyone how they can truly enjoy and immerse themselves in music through the trumpet.

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Beckie E.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Awarded John Phillip Sousa Award from University City High School
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Bachelors Degree in Music Education and Music Performance on French horn from Chapman University
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Beckie E.

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After playing French horn for 3 years, I decided to try to play Trumpet. It ended up being very natural to me and so I performed on both Trumpet and French horn in High school. I played the French horn for our Orchestra and Wind ensemble and Trumpet for our Jazz ensemble. I fell into a position when I was 15 to be a brass coach of a Montessori school and taught mostly Trumpet for the 3 years that I was there.
Today, I play the Trumpet for fun!

About Beckie

Hi! My name is Beckie and I have played music for all of my life. I play and teach many different instruments such as the French horn, trumpet, piano, saxophone, mandolin, guitar, and voice. I have my Masters in Music on French horn as well as two bachelor degrees in music performance on Frenc

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Wendy
Beckie is so supportive and encouraging for our beginner, who is now playing Mozart Concertos in the 6th grade. Zero stress for our daughter. She Passed her audition as well in the 5th grade for Junior Winds. Highly recommend!
Forbes B.
Beckie is fantastic! Technically proficient, excellent teacher and highly inspiring! My son has made incredible progress over a few short months.
Zachary
Outstanding instructor! Beckie is very positive and encouraging and my son has learned so much in just a few weeks. My son looks forward to his session each week. She is also an amazing musician herself and plays her instrument side by side with my son which allows him to hear and learn the individual notes.
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Bebé S.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Associate in Science, Music Technology from Broward College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Bebé S.

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Want to be able to read music? Interested in being able to hold a trumpet and play your favorite pop 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 ex

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Rodnika
I love Bebé as an instructor. She is so patient and comforting. The lessons are not complicated but still push you toward becoming a better pianist. By the second lesson I was playing the C major scale with both hands with rhythm and proper fingering. I've already recommended her as an instructor to friends I know who are interested in piano & guitar. I plan on having Bebé as an instructor as long as we both have availability and hopefully that's for a while. I genuinely love it here!
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Christopher E.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Teaching since 2005
  • BM Music Performance, BA Jazz Studies from University of Connecticut
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Christopher E.

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I don't typically teach trumpet beyond an 8th grade level, but can help a more experienced student get caught up in high school band.

About Christopher

I received my Doctorate of Musical Arts from Rutgers University in January of 2017, and have over ten years of professional teaching and performing experience. Whether you are just starting out on a horn or have a few years under your belt, I can help you realize your musical potential and show you

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Leanne
Chris has been great with my middle school band student teaching/coaching the fundamentals and making trumpet fun again. My kiddo looked forward to his weekly lessons and enjoys band again! His confidence level while playing has soared. Definitely recommend.
Keira F.
Chris is kind and patient. He is not a French horn player, but is able to teach the basic components. He discusses the form of playing a lot. My daughter has enjoyed learning from him.
Catherine M.
Fantastic Experience!

As a colleague of Chris' I can heartily recommend his teaching to any trombonists wishing to hone their skills as musicians. Chris focuses on the individual needs of each student, working to tailor his lessons to meet their specific needs and face their unique challenges. His attention to detail and patience helps each student build a strong foundation in musicality and fantastic brass playing. I recommend him highly as both a superb educator and performer!

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Average Cost of Trumpet Lessons in Los Altos, CA

The average cost of 60-minute trumpet lessons in Los Altos is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $27 and $227 per hour.
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"Both my boys took lessons with Jordan over the summer (sax and trumpet) and they loved it! They both talked about him all week leading up to the next lesson and what they were going to learn next. So far they have both flourished in their band classes this school year! I can't say enough, he's a great teacher!"
Rodney
Took Trumpet lessons from Jordan M.
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"John is a great instructor, having his own background in trumpet playing and a high understanding of how to play the instrument. Having received lessons from him for a year now, I can say I have really improved alot thanks to him. John is very patient, and very accommodating."
Deaven
Took Trumpet lessons from John G.
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"Andrew is a dedicated and trained trumpet player that has a great personality geared to sharing his thoughts and training experience to others. I have played with Andrew in both a concert band and brass ensemble setting. His knowledge of the trumpet has allowed Andrew to adapt to most settings like the concert band, brass ensemble, and specifically Jazz groups."
Ron
Took Trumpet lessons from Andrew G.
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"Gary can support varying level of capabilities and has a similar story to mine. Stopped for a little while then started back up. He understands the fundamentals as well as as the advanced knowledge."
Zach
Took Trumpet lessons from Gary R.
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"Very patient and is encouraging to someone who 40+ and decided to just start to to learn the trumpet."
Carlos Lopez
Took Trumpet lessons from Daniel K.
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"Tina is an excellent instructor, she is very knowledgeable and professional."
Noelle
Took Trumpet lessons from Tina D.
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"Great attention to detail"
Lucas
Took Trumpet lessons from David R.
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"Leon is both a talented trumpet player and a dedicated instructor. His love for music transcends when he's teaching and his patient manner makes it a pleasure for anyone he's instructing."
Darrell
Took Trumpet lessons from Leon B.
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"My 13 year old son has been taking lessons from Tom for several months now. He has improved a lot and has grown a greater interest in learning trumpet music and listening to popular trumpet players."
Karen
Took Trumpet lessons from Tom G.
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"Jacob felt very positive about his lesson today. Beckie assured him that they could work on everything he's wanting to do."
Jacob
Took Trumpet lessons from Beckie E.
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