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John G.

16 Reviews
Spring Valley, CA
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Associate in Arts in Music from San Diego Mesa College
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John G.

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Classical, Jazz, Big Band, Concert Band, Orchestral, Brass Quintet/Choir, Reggae/Ska, Pop/Rock Cover Band Music, Dixieland Jazz, Military and Bugle Calls

About John

I am a 38 year old professional musician, and music and tennis Instructor. I teach Trumpet, French Horn, singing and tennis. I have 25 years experience playing trumpet, French Horn and Singing and play in several groups around the San Diego area including: Filarmonica Portuguesa Uniao De San Di

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Giulio D.
John was great with my 4yo son. He was patient and kind. We look forward to more lessons
James P.
Hiring J.R. has been an incredibly uplifting, fun, and educational experience. A far better experience than I could have asked or hoped for. I’m learning! And excited for the progress, which does take an investment of practice, energy & time. He is extremely patient & flexible with how to cope with my needs (when possible) and super supportive: I’m almost 50 and paralyzed.

As corny as this sounds I’ve never known anyone with such a broad overall knowledge, experience and wisdom about music and instruments. If I have a question about my piano playing, or virtually any music question, he either has the answer or helps me find it if he doesn’t.

He is extremely knowledgeable and respectful and has more than earned my respect and gratitude.

Hiring him is one of the best choices I’ve ever made. The only regret I have is that I didn’t hire him sooner.
Lexi C.
Love my 1st lesson. I learned so much in one day. Definitely looking forward to my next lesson.

Jeremiah U.

Lemon Grove, CA
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
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Jeremiah U.

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The joy of trumpet can take many roads. Jazz, blues, pop, rock, and anywhere else you want to go.

About Jeremiah

My name is Jeremiah. I am a multi-instrumentalist and a producer. I have recorded 3 of my own albums and am currently working on a 4th. I have a firey passion for creating and sharing music. Did you know spiders use harmonic series by plucking their webs and that is how they can attain architectura

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Gary R.

40 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $33
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Gary R.

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I can teach any level of trumpet playing. Classical, Jazz, funk.
Beginners or advanced players. I have studied trumpet with many of the best teachers in America, including John Haynie, Bert Truax, locally Gilbert Castellanos and Arturo Sandoval. The list is too long to name the all,but I have had opportunities to learn from many of the most famous players.

About Gary

Hello, my name is Gary R. and I am a life long music instructor. YES! I teach online and have been for years. If you would like to use your down time to learn something new, let's get started! Whether you are just beginning, or have been making music since you were a kid, you should know that

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Jill B.
Gary is cool
Andy K.
Gary did a great job of getting me started on my first piano lesson. Learned a lot on my first day...hope I can measure up to my practice plan for the week! Bravo!
John R.
Gary's just fantastic. He has the knowledge and the attitude that makes learning both effective and fun. He's working with me to help learn the kind playing I want (mostly modern songs) but knows when to reach for other material to help learn important techniques.

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Ryan L.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Master of Music; Musicology from California State University, Long Beach Cole Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ryan L.

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Learn to play the trumpet! Students will learn to develop properly formed embouchure, efficient breathing, breath control, posture and diaphragm support, note fingerings, and develop valve technique, learn and develop proper tonguing and lip flexibility.

Both classical and jazz lessons available.

About Ryan

Ryan L. is a local composer, conductor, musician and musicologist. He holds a Masters degree in Musicology from California State University, Long Beach Cole Conservatory of Music. He is a professor of music at Woodbury University where he teaches a course in Music and Film. Additionally he is also

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Jonelle Pickett
Excellent at giving pointers and exercises to help students improve sound quality. Patient, positive and personable.
Stephanie R.
Fabulous teacher! My son's taking beginning trumpet lessons. Ryan is patient, attentive, encouraging, and knowledgeable. Ryan is punctual and flexible when rescheduling needs to be arranged. He responds to email, phone calls, etc. in a timely manner. My son enjoys learning from him. It's a pleasure to have him as my son's teacher.
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Bill D.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Doctorate of Musical Arts from University of South Carolina
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Bill D.

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My lessons create a fun and motivational learning environment that promotes goal setting, good habits, positive self esteem based on tangible accomplishments, and an appreciation for the rewards of diligence and perseverance.

My services include music lessons in trumpet, jazz improvisation, music theory, jazz theory, and audition preparation.

I am currently the Principal Trumpeter in the Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra, Assistant Principal Trumpet with the Grant Park Summer Music Festival Orchestra, Principal Trumpet with the Chicago Philharmonic Orchestra, and former Assistant Principal Trumpet with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra. I have performed with the Chicago Symphony and Milwaukee Symphony.

I Hold a Doctorate of Musical Arts degree from the University of South Carolina and I am a certified band director with 5 years band directing experience.

I particularly enjoy audition coaching, having won three international symphony orchestra auditions myself. My students have jobs ...

About Bill

Bill is in his sixth season as Principal Trumpet with the Lyric Opera of Chicago and his third season as Assistant Principal Trumpet with the Grant Park Summer Music Festival Orchestra. He was a member of the trumpet faculty at DePaul University for five years and has presented performances and mas

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Gil R.
Just started studying with Bill. He's already given me some good recommendations to improve my playing, and he is encouraging. I left the lesson motivated. I'm really looking forward to studying with Bill!
Ethan S.
Bill is very passionate. He teaches me all the techniques and trying to help me make a much better sound. He is strict to get every notes correct while other teachers allow easy passes. He also corrects my old habits. He is a wonderful teacher who really teaches fundamentals.
Pat
Exactly what I was looking for.!
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Jonathan S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.M. Trumpet Performance from Biola University
  • Teaching since 2007
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Jonathan S.

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I look forward to helping you achieve your trumpet goals. I've played trumpet professionally for Disneyland Parks and Princess Cruises. I graduated from BIOLA Univeristy in 2013 with a degree in trumpet performance. I currently play trumpet for musicals and at California Adventure and also teach band at Grace Christian School in Cypress working with students grades 3-8.

About Jonathan

I've played lead trumpet for Princess Cruises and can currently be seen playing trumpet in California Adventure. I graduated from BIOLA Univeristy in 2013 with a degree in trumpet performance. I also am the band director for Grace Christian School in Cypress working with students grades 3-8.

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Average Cost of Trumpet Lessons in National City, CA

The average cost of 60-minute trumpet lessons in National City 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 $100 per hour.
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"Jaden has been such a great teacher for our son. He’s super patient and takes my sons desires into consideration. If my son says he wants to learn a specific thing then Jaden has been super obliging. He even helped show us how to clean the trumpet in the tub one day. He was able to work out coming to our home to teach and has been flexible when our schedules change."
Suzette
Took Trumpet lessons from Jaden B.
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"There is no doubt that Justin is dedicated in working with his student and a good teacher. Our son Isac is improving every time. He enjoys the training with Justin and enjoys playing the trumpet so much that now he goes on YouTube to find popular songs he can learn to play.
All this is thanks to Justin and his good teaching skills."
Niels Erik
Took Trumpet lessons from Justin B.
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"Very valuable session. Leon has a calming and patient manner. I myself am a master's degree carrying teacher so I appreciate good instruction."
Marc
Took Trumpet lessons from Leon B.
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"Andrew has been wonderful. My son started lessons with Andrew in our home and easily transitioned to on-line this spring. He’s punctual every time regardless of method. I appreciate his flexibility and understanding as sometime things do come up. During the closures due to Covid, it was nice to keep some level of normalcy knowing that the trumpet lesson would always continue. My son feels more confident with his music and we hear an improvement!"
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Took Trumpet lessons from Andrew G.
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"Steve is a great. He has helped my beginning trumpet player build confidence in her ability. He always takes the time to explain why trumpet players do certain things, which has really helped my daughter. She looks forward to trumpet lessons every week."
Rebecca
Took Trumpet lessons from Steve O.
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"Exactly what you want in an instructor: knowledgeable, patient, and supportive!"
Alec
Took Trumpet lessons from Tom G.
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"Will is a really excellent teacher! I started with absolutely ZERO experience and he was kind, patient, and a really excellent start for any new student. We worked mainly on fundamentals, breathing exercises, and embouchure technique the first few weeks before jumping right into learning basic songs and music theory. He tailored the lessons to my ability and gave me pointers throughout to make sure I was staying consistent.

I would recommend Will to anyone that is interested in tackling the trumpet, from beginner (me) to advanced. Thanks Will!"
Brian
Took Trumpet lessons from William A.
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"Andrew is an excellent Trumpet instructor. The online FaceTime instruction went very well. I am a beginning trumpet student and I believe my time spent online with Andrew was money well spent."
Daniel
Took Trumpet lessons from Andrew G.
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"Caleb is a fantastic and very patient teacher."
Paul
Took Trumpet lessons from Caleb M.
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"Greg was warm and just a pleasure."
Nathan
Took Trumpet lessons from Gregory H.
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