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Elia F.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks French, English
  • Bachelor of Music - Clarinet Performance from New York University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Elia F.

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I am a professional clarinetist passionate about sharing the joy of music with others. I specialize in beginner to intermediate students of all ages. I teach students how to practice and why to practice in order to help them fall in love with the clarinet! Typical lessons involve scales, sight reading, and a piece that the student chooses. If you like having fun and learning about different kinds of music send me a message!

About Elia

Elia F. is available for in-home, in-studio, and online lessons worldwide! Elia has been playing clarinet for over 15 years and teaching music since 2015. She enjoys working with students of all ages and experience levels from beginner to intermediate and advanced. Artists and genres that Elia has e

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Samantha Harris
I have had such a great experience taking clarinet lessons from Elia. She is very good at motivating me to practice in a non-degrading way, and she is always so supportive of my progress and struggles. I find that her explanations are very helpful and easy to understand, which I think is important for any teacher. I feel like I've improved a lot in the short time that I have been working with her, and I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for a great teacher!
Patrick
Elle has been very helpful. I am an older student just beginning on the clarinet. Elle took the time to ask what by goal is and my music background. She is very patient and has given me a number of great suggestions to get started. She is always pleasant and positive and I look forward to our sessions.
Abby
I got a perfect score on NYSSMA thanks to the wonderful lessons from Elia! Elia was extremely organized and helped me stay on top of all of the audition requirements. She also gave me tips and exercises for my performance anxiety.
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Amy W.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $29
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelors of Arts in Music Education from Northwestern College (now Northwestern University) in Roseville, MN
  • Teaching since 1997
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Amy W.

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I have taught beginning clarinet both in private and group lessons and in a full beginning band setting.

About Amy

As I child I had an early interest in music, dancing and creative things. I took piano lessons and excelled at my chosen instrument, the flute, in band at school. I continued with my music training at Northwestern College in Roseville, Minnesota and graduated with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Mus

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Josie
Very nice instructor!
My 10 year old daughter enjoyed her first lesson!
Candy
Amy is very helpful & instructive -- and, thankfully, very patient with this student.
Payton
Very nice instructor. Professional and knowledgeable of subject material. My daughter can be easily intimidated and my daughter said she felt very comfortable with Amy.
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Walt R.

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  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Walt R.

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25 years helping beginners succeed!

About Walt

I have been teaching beginning flute, clarinet, sax, trumpet, and drum students for over 25 years! I am also a public school music teacher, composer, arranger, author, and performer. Let me help you be successful!

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Matt L.

134 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks
  • Bachelor of Music Performance from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia
  • Teaching since 2001
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Matt L.

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Although I am primarily a saxophonist, clarinet is a secondary instrument that most saxophonists also have to know how to play. As a performer it is an absolute necessity that I be able to double on the clarinet and be just as proficient.

My goal as a teacher is to provide an in depth understanding of the instrument to my students. Whether we are learning technique specific to the instrument or general musical concepts, it is important to me that I take the time to insure that my students not only learn how to do something, but also the reasons why we are learning a specific concept or technique. At the end of the day, my ultimate goal is to teach you how to teach yourself, so that you may enjoy playing the instrument outside of our lessons together.

I prefer not to conform to a specific teaching style, because every student is different, and I have been fortunate to have a great variety of types of students throughout my years as a teacher. Some of my students are ...

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Hello! In addition to the following paragraphs about me, you might also enjoy the video that I've prepared below entitled "your first lesson" (note: videos may only be available by accessing the Takelessons website on a web browser and may not show up if you are using the Takelessons app on a pho

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Matt is an excellent instructor, adapting easily to my needs as an experienced musician, but a new saxophone student. He was able to provide the guidance I was looking for on the C Melody saxophone, even though it's not one of his main instruments. Matt took me through the basics at a pace that was very comfortable and spent a lot of time to help me find a tone that was right for traditional / folk music on the instrument.

I feel much more comfortable with the C Melody saxophone than I did before the lessons, and I'm confident that Matt has put me on the right path to continue improving in the long term.
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Joseph H.

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  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner
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Joseph H.

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I can help beginner kids become better acquainted with the Bb clarinet and help them get used to playing a wind instrument for the first time. I can work with beginners on articulation, fingerings, embouchure, breath support, and demonstrate proper cleaning for the instrument and the names of the parts. I'll also work on beginner music with them from method books to help them get used to reading Bb Clarinet music.

About Joseph

My name is Joseph and I'm a professional bassoonist from Oregon. I have a B.M. in Bassoon Performance from the University of Oregon studying with Dr. Steve Vacchi and a M.M. in Bassoon Performance from Indiana University Bloomington studying with William Ludwig. I've been playing bassoon in profes

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Joell
My daughter learned more from Joseph than her other bassoon teachers. He was reasonable and ensured that she was learning bassoon technique, not just songs. I truly appreciated his dedication to her learning and passion for the bassoon.
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Gleb V.

36 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Lithuanian, German, English, Russian, LIthuanian, German, Russian, English
  • Bachelor in Saxophone and Clarinet, Bachelor Instrumental Pedagogy from MUHO KÖLN, Wilna Conservatory
  • Teaching since 1999
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Gleb V.

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Specializing in saxophone, clarinet, flute and piano, I have experience in both public and private after-school programs, as well as in-home lessons settings. My formal music training began at the age of five in Vilnius Lithuania with the famous Vladimir Tchekassin. Since then, I have excelled in my saxophone studies at the Vilnius Conservatory and at the Music Academy in Cologne Germany while pursuing an active performing career. Most recently, in 2005, I followed my passion for teaching music by completing an advanced Instructor program in Instrumental Pedagogy at the Music Academy in Cologne.

About Gleb

My name is Gleb V. I am a professional music instructor and performing musician. I have sixteen years of teaching experience for children and adults of all ages, and have been recording and performing internationally for over thirty years. Specializing in saxophone, clarinet, flute and piano, I h

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Naf
Gleb is an absolute please to learn from! He understands his students and patiently brings them to meet their fullest potential. He has a wonderful personality and fun approach to ensure that his students keep the enjoyment playing their selected instrument.
Oladele Ojo
Great instructor, extremely patient and flexible with location. Even spent extra time showing me new materials, interesting songs to practice, and where to get my sax looked at for cheap.
Barak P.
This was my first time using takelessons and I am impressed. Gleb is very knowledgeable, punctual, dedicated and a pleasure to work with. My 14yr is making improvements every week and it is very noticeable. Looking forward to continue working with him.

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Average Cost of Clarinet Lessons in Novato, CA

The average cost of 60-minute clarinet lessons in Novato is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $130 per hour.
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"Amber is extremely knowledgeable about multiple instruments (my boys are learning the clarinet and violin) and excels at introducing young children to the basic foundation skills needed to succeed in playing well. She keeps lessons fun so that the children enjoy coming back each week and finds ways to keep them motivated when they feel challenged. :D"
Kelley
Took Clarinet lessons from Amber W.
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"My 12 year old son has been taking clarinet lessons with Vivian for almost two months. At his first lesson he could barely play one note. I've been so impressed with his improvement every week. My son says, "she's very helpful and understanding." We highly recommend!"
Carolyn
Took Clarinet lessons from Vivian L.
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"Lucas did a great job in helping my daughter with clarinet. Easy to work with and helped her improve greatly!"
Ema
Took Clarinet lessons from Lucas H.
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"Allie was a great instructor and my daughter really enjoyed talking lessons with her. Allie was very thoughtful and encouraging and really worked hard to accommodate our schedule. Thanks!"
Zach
Took Clarinet lessons from Ally Z.
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"Eric is very knowledgeable and a very talented instructor. He is very patient and my grandson learned so much from him in the first lesson already. I would recommend him to anyone"
Sandi
Took Clarinet lessons from Eric C.
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"Focused on my daughter's concerns and was very patient and encouraging. Thank you!"
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Took Clarinet lessons from Victoria N.
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"he reviews and cares in a broad way"
Ramon
Took Clarinet lessons from Damien G.
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"Mr. Gibson is a great clarinet teacher and my son loves his technique."
Dao
Took Clarinet lessons from Damien G.
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"Mr. Rappaport was my clarinet professor and mentor in college and has continued to be an inspiration to me both as a teacher and as one of the finest clarinetist I know, both in the classical realm and in the jazz and swing styles.

Anyone who has ever heard me play has always complimented me on my clarinet tone. I can honestly say that my clarinet tone is the direct result of Mr. Rappaport's methods and his gentle but very stringent guidelines. If you are looking for someone to take you or your child to the highest standard of musicianship, look no further. I highly recommend lessons with Mr. Rappaport. Kim C."
Kim
Took Clarinet lessons from William R.
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"Thoughtful approach, clear explanations, each lesson provides growth opportunities"
Tom
Took Clarinet lessons from Eric P.
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