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Franklin D.

4 Reviews
Belmont, CA
Starting at $45
  • BM, MM (Music Education, Music Performance) from San Francisco State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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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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Thomas K.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • B.M. Composition from George Mason University
  • Teaching since 2007
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Thomas K.

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Strong instrumental playing begins with a solid understanding of the fundamentals of music and the simple act of making a sound from the instrument. Students learn to play music by ear first, and are later introduced to music notation. More advanced lessons emphasize sight-reading, expression, and improvisation.

An instrumentalist since age 10, Thomas has experience as a performer and teacher. His previous education has included methodology classes on teaching specific instruments, and he is available to teach beginning trumpet lessons.

About Thomas

Piano, woodwinds, trumpet, composition Chords, sight-reading, theory, jazz, classical, and pop No one ever regrets learning an instrument… yet many grow old wishing they had taken music lessons! A talent they’ll be able to develop their entire life, your children will thank you for giving th

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Estefania
So incredibly patient and knowledgeable!
Eric D.
The first lesson was successful. My particular background in piano is unique, and my needs are atypical as well. I thought Thomas assessed my abilities, lack of abilities, and goals well and quickly. He started me on a different perspective on looking at music (reading the staff) that seems very helpful. I'm encouraged.
Armen T.
Excellent teacher!
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Jordan M.

118 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Awarded 2013 Award for Outstanding Graduate Student - Music - from San Diego State University School of Music and Dance Faculty
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2003
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Jordan M.

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Learn trumpet in a relaxed, encouraging environment with a friendly expert :) Experienced trumpet teacher for over 15 years and more than 11,000 lessons taught. Posture, breathing, hand position, fingerings, tonguing, music reading, soloing, scales, and most importantly - your favorite songs!

About Jordan

1. All my students feel like rock stars! Each lesson is fun and enriching. 2. I provide a clear lesson plan complete with goals, achievement levels, and performances. *Experienced teacher and professional musician. *Has performed with: The Brian Setzer Orchestra, Bobby Kimball lead singer of

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Ethan A.
Thank you so much for a great first lesson!
Jeff C.
Jordan is a professional, first class person and instructor
Thaddeus
JJordan was patient and instructive. I couldn’t have asked for a better experience for a novice like me.
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Brad B.

67 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Brad B.

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I have been teaching band for over ten years in public and private schools, specializing in trumpet, saxophone and trombone, but able to teach beginning and intermediate clarinet, baritone/euphonium, and percussion as well.

I love what I do! Music is a gift and something we can all enjoy as long as we live! Whether you are a band student in middle or high school looking to improve your skills outside of the classroom or someone who has never played an instrument before (No matter your age) but always wanted (It's never too late!), all are welcome. Let's work together to help you reach your musical goals!

About Brad

Greeting! I specialize in teaching trumpet, trombone, saxophone and clarinet. I have taught music at practically every level from Pre-Kindergarten through college (three years on staff with the band program at Cornerstone University), and have run multiple successful mid/high school band programs ov

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He has helped my son so much with playing his note clearer and stronger.
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Chris H.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 7 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Chris H.

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I have a wealth of experience as a trumpeter and music teacher, and hold three degrees in music: DMA from Univ. of Georgia, MM from UT-Austin, and BM from N. Dakota State Univ. I am trained mostly in and play primarily "classical" trumpet, but have experience performing and teaching jazz and pop/commercial styles. Working with kids and adults on music is enjoyable and fulfilling, and I strive to help students as much as possible.

About Chris

My name is Chris, and I have been playing trumpet for over twenty years. I grew up in the TX public schools and was a two time TMEA All-State Musician. I hold three degrees in music from accredited universities: DMA at UGA, MM at UT-Austin, BM at NDSU. I enjoy teaching and helping others, and have

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Nathan
Chris will demonstrate with his trumpet how a piece should be played. He advises on breathing and other techniques. He’s encouraging and uses constructive criticism. I look forward each week to my lessons with Chris.
Michael
Chris was very flexible with my sons schedule. As an active kid involved in school and church activities, the online lessons with Chris were perfect. Through the year, my son advanced in his playing ability. We were excited to hear his piece at the state competition, but sadly the virus disrupted that. However, he learned much from Chris over the past several months. We appreciated the time and effort!
Rhys B.
My son is a high school senior taking lessons from Dr. Heldt. The lesson went very well. My son is very happy to have such a kind and experienced teacher. So glad we found him!
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Michael H.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $37
  • Teaching since 1974
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michael H.

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I have 50 years of teaching experience. I believes in establishing a firm understanding of brass playing and musical literature of all styles and have the experience to do that. I emphasize the principles of great brass playing no matter what the musical style. I had several students who have gone onto Honors musical groups and as college trumpet majors.

About Michael

I received my MA from Lehman College, New York where I studied trumpet with Mel Broiles of the Metropolitan Opera. I received my BA from the University of Nevada after studying with William Adam at Indiana University. My playing experience includes almost every style of music especially jazz, big

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Fiona
Mike is the most amazing trumpet teacher out there! I took lessons with him for 8 years, and he always encouraged me to keep playing! I played throughout college and am now looking for a community band, and I am so grateful to have had such an amazing teacher to encourage me to keep playing post high school. He is great for all levels, and teaches a wide range of musical styles for whatever you'd want to learn! I cannot recommend Mike enough. If you're looking for lessons, he is certainly the best out there!
David Bach
Mike is a very experienced and generous teacher. He has professional performing experience in all kinds of ensembles and styles from quintets to orchestras and from classical to jazz. He is an outstanding jazz musician and a good arranger and adapts pieces to make them playable for students of all ages and levels of ability. And Mike understands and values students of ALL abilities, including those with special needs. He taught music to students with disabilities in a New York school providing all kids a meaninful and challenging musical experience. I've done many gigs with Mike for many years and I have also been a student of his, although he would never say I was. We practice together weekly, regardless of where we are living, and I learn something every time we meet that helps me be a better player. Mike will make you a better player too!
Hayim
It takes a special kind of teacher to teach a beginning older adult trumpet. Was I fortunate to find Mike! I learned much more than how to play. Mike never missed an opportunity to share music that he thought I would like, a story or two about one of his favorite trumpet players, or a podcast on trumpet players. And lessons were always fun.

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"So easy to communicate with to set up the lesson, and my 16yo really liked William and says he knows what he is doing. Great experience so far."
Lexi
Took Trumpet lessons from William A.
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"He is very knowledgeable and professional! I’m relearning the basics and his sessions have been very helpful to me. I plan to continue!"
Jennifer
Took Trumpet lessons from Justin B.
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"Very patient! Great teaching style the time flies every lesson."
Alex
Took Trumpet lessons from William A.
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"I sign up my son for trumpet lessons with Ms. Watts, she was one of the best teachers we had online. I would tell anyone who is looking for a teacher to sign up with Ms. Watts"
Nancy Pena
Took Trumpet lessons from Jennifer W.
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"I feel that I am gaining excellent instruction from a knowledgeable teacher. I am an adult learner (new to trumpet) and William is excellent at keeping me on a pace that has me interested and engaged with each lesson."
James
Took Trumpet lessons from William A.
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"My son really enjoys lessons with Andrew. He challenges him enough that he is improving his playing with each lesson. Now, my son's high school band teachers are talking about moving him up in the various bands. It's really helped improve my son's confidence too.
I highly recommend Andrew as a teacher and know that you will be pleased with the results!"
Jennie
Took Trumpet lessons from Andrew G.
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"Miss Jennifer is amazing teacher. She been giving trumpet lessons to my son. She is patient and willing to take the time to help him with his music from school. Her teaching method is great. She knows how to work with kids/youth. I recommend Miss Jennifer."
Monica P.
Took Trumpet lessons from Jennifer W.
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"Pasquale does what great teachers do - he meets the student at the student's level. I'm 64 and have been an advanced beginner my whole life. Pasquale has given me reason to think I will become a real trumpet player in the not too distant future.

He makes it real clear that I have to do the work but he is providing a very solid path to follow.

I strongly recommend as a terrific teacher."
Lenny
Took Trumpet lessons from Pasquale G.
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"Great lesson teacher. Helped me with fundamentals such as range and sound! Also helped me with some expression with Charlier 2. I highly recommend"
Vanderbilt
Took Trumpet lessons from Bill D.
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"Bobby is personable, fun to chat with, smart, and an all around great teacher! Bobby can customize the lessons for your goals. I can't recommend Bobby enough if you're just starting out fresh or picking up an old talent like I am."
Tom Wanielista
Took Trumpet lessons from Bobby S.
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