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Lee Q.

Lee Q.

4.9(75)
Lee is an accomplished bassoonist who specializes in working with beginning and developing bassoon players. Lee can direct students to the best bassoon reeds and accessories, as well as advice on preparing auditions for all-state.  Lee uses the New Weissenborn Method book and offers a comprehensive digitized library of solo pieces, standard bassoon literature and orchestral excerpts. Lee received a Master of Music degree in Bassoon Pedagogy (Belmont University) and graduated from Loyola University New Orleans (Bachelor of Music Education), where she performed as principal bassoonist for both orchestras. Lee also graduated from the U.S. Armed Forces School of Music and served as a Bassoon Player in the U.S. Army with the 1st Cavalry Division Band. She currently performs with several orchestras and bands in the greater Los Angeles area.
$28
/25 mins
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Kristilyn W.

Kristilyn W.

4.8(45)
I'm a professional, classically trained bassoonist that plays with orchestras, chamber ensembles, and rock bands. I've been teaching private lessons for over 20 years and I'm available to work with students at any age and skill level including beginners, intermediate students who want to improve their skills (or are picking up the bassoon after time away), as well as advanced students looking for audition and performance coaching. Lessons with me are always positive, supportive, and tailored to each individual's goals and needs. My method of teaching is motivating and rewarding, and my students always succeed on their scale tests, Region and All State auditions, and college auditions. We can work on major and minor scales, beginner to advanced etudes, solo literature, audition etudes, orchestral excerpts, contemporary music and extended techniques, music theory, and more.
$35
/30 mins
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Christopher F.

Christopher F.

5(5)
I have been coaching woodwind players and freelancing for the last 10 years in Los Angeles, New York, and back home in New Hampshire. Growing up, I heard my sister practicing the clarinet couldn't wait to get started with music lessons. In high school, I was handed a bassoon from a dusty closet in band and immediately started learning and playing. Going into college, I met my first bassoon teacher who changed my life and opened doors like my first scholarship to study at university. Today, I play creative music of all genres and will help each student find music that they enjoy playing. Music lessons are an opportunity to facilitate skill acquisition, self-expression, and strategic planning to meet new goals. Ideally the teacher and student agree to treat each musical idea with a unique attention, where the student learns by way of the teachers experience and insightful guidance, and the teacher also learns through live interaction with the student. I believe this type of learning to be beneficial for all levels of students and even more natural to younger learners. I have taught with - Brooklyn Conservatory of Music (Brooklyn, NY) Special Music High School - Face the Music Program (Manhattan, NY) The Little Orchestra Society (New York, NY) Southern Maine Music Academy (Gorham, ME) Summer Youth Music School (Durham, NH) New Hampshire Youth Band (Durham, NH) Fresno Summer Orchestra Academy (Fresno, CA) Jordan Starr Middle School (Burbank, CA) Community Arts Partnership (Los Angeles, CA) Harmony Project (Los Angeles, CA) West Boca Community High School (Boca Raton, FL)
$44
/30 mins
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Very knowledgeable and friendly, and a great communicator about bassoon technique. Today was my daughter’s first lesson with Jack - She learned so much and has some good assignments to work on before

Claire (Bassoon lessons with Jack F.)

Chris loves teaching woodwinds and it shows! He is amazing at bassoon as well as clarinet, flute, and shakuhachi. He’s great with breath control, musicality, and tailoring lessons to students strength

Mara (Bassoon lessons with Christopher F.)

My son has been taking lessons with Jack for close to 2 months and absolutely loves his lessons. He really enjoys learning from Jack. Jack's a great communicator and keeps me informed of my sons pro

Shiloh Shaner (Bassoon lessons with Jack F.)

First lesson with Jack and my some is really happy!

Noah (Bassoon lessons with Jack F.)

Very knowledgeable and friendly, and a great communicator about bassoon technique. Today was my daughter’s first lesson with Jack - She learned so much and has some good assignments to work on before

Claire (Bassoon lessons with Jack F.)

Chris loves teaching woodwinds and it shows! He is amazing at bassoon as well as clarinet, flute, and shakuhachi. He’s great with breath control, musicality, and tailoring lessons to students strength

Mara (Bassoon lessons with Christopher F.)

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