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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
Sunnyvale, CA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Bachelors of Music Education with Honors from New Mexico State University
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Jesse M.

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Learn about rhythm, melody, harmony, and dynamics, and how they apply to the tuba. Explore the range of your instrument through various scales. Build solid skills through understanding the mechanics of how your body and instrument work together.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students on bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partners Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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Brenden R.
Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.
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Franklin D.

4 Reviews
Belmont, CA
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 1981
  • BM, MM (Music Education, Music Performance) from San Francisco State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Franklin D.

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Learn how to play / improve your playing on Tuba.
Learn the language of music. Become a great reader and improvisor!
I cover all the basics of playing: breathing, technique, rhythm, style, improvisation, etc. We can also learn some music history and theory, and play duets.
I teach all ages, and I tailor my teaching to each individual student. With over 30 years playing and teaching the brass instruments, I make lessons educational, productive and fun.

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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Kathryn S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Bachelor in Music Education from East Carolina University
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Kathryn S.

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I am a certified music educator who has a passion for helping students reach their highest potential as learners through music. My educational philosophy is centered around teaching students skills, and not just notes and techniques. Through this skills they will learn how to grow as musicians and become better learners and problem solvers in the process. I will match the student at whatever their musical level is currently and help them achieve growth. I am very comfortable teaching music online and have learned many new and helpful skills over the past year.

About Kathryn

I am a passionate teacher originally from Eastern North Carolina, living in the Raleigh-Durham area. I graduated from East Carolina University in 2016 with a bachelors in Music Education specializing in instrumental music. I taught high school band for 4 years before relocating to the Triangle Area

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Karen D.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Karen D.

33 Reviews
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Tuba:
The largest and lowest-pitched musical instrument in the brass family. Like all brass instruments, sound is produced by moving air past the lips, causing them to vibrate or "buzz" into a large cupped mouthpiece. I begin teaching from the beginning with the very basics of breathing, embouchure, fingerings, reading, notes, rhythms, songs, scales, theory and improvisation.

About Karen

Anyone Can Learn To Sing or Play Any Instrument With My Method! No End To How Good You Can Get! Become Better Than Anyone Out There! Vocal Therapist-Can Cure ALL Vocal Damage! Karen D. -Certified Teacher of the World Famous Dante Pavone Vocal Method -Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Musi

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Aidan V.
Karen was great!
Carter
This teacher misrepresented her ability to teach the C system chromatic button accordion. I don't believe that she has ever played one. I asked her before purchasing a set of classes if she knew this instrument and was competent to teach it, and she said she was.

She didn't have one, so she could never demonstrate anything I asked about. She didn't know the key layout. She didn't know the conventions for numbering fingers. She didn't know the basic home key scale pattern.

I waited until I'd finished four classes with my new teacher before writing this so I'd have a good basis for comparison. He is immensely better at teaching this than she was. It further convinced me that she never should have represented herself as competent to teach this particular instrument.
Anthony F.
Karen is very patient & caring while teaching.
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Micah E.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Doctor of Musical Arts, Trombone Performance from University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1997
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Micah E.

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I have over twenty years' experience teaching private lessons on trombone (alto, tenor, and bass), euphonium, and tuba. I perform regularly with symphony orchestras, chamber ensembles, and popular groups in my area, and have performed, conducted, and lectured at the International Trombone Festival, the International Tuba-Euphonium Conference, and other major venues. While most of my teaching is at the university level, I also work regularly with students both younger and older than that. My high school students are frequently successful in auditions for all-state ensembles, college scholarships, and competitions. My focus in lessons is to help each student to develop sound fundamental playing skills and then teach students how to apply those to realizing musical goals.

About Micah

I have over twenty years' experience teaching private lessons on trombone (alto, tenor, and bass), euphonium, and tuba. I perform regularly with symphony orchestras, chamber ensembles, and popular groups in my area, and have performed, conducted, and lectured at the International Trombone Festival,

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Ethan
Taking lessons with Dr. E has significantly improved both my skill with my instrument as well as my approach to music as a whole. I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking for low brass lessons.
Cory
Dr. Everett is a master musician who is able to articulate his skills and techniques effectively. We have two young musicians (high school) who have greatly benefited directly from Dr. Everett's private lessons as well as from personal instruction from (2) former students. Dr. Everett gets results!
James
Dr. Everett has been one of the most influential teachers I have ever had. I would not be the muscian I am today without his teaching. He has a profound, well-rounded, and extensive knowledge of brass teaching a well as musicianship.

Andrew R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2004
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Andrew R.

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About Andrew

Trumpeter Andrew R. enjoys a varied career as performer and educator. Performing in a variety of musical styles, he collaborates with a diverse collection of ensembles. Andrew is a member of the Southern California Brass Consortium, LA Brass Collective, Los Angeles Sinfonietta, Sonora Karnaval, and

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Average Cost of Tuba Lessons in Oakland, CA

The average cost of 60-minute tuba lessons in Oakland is $75. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $60 and $130 per hour.
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"My son has been learning with Mr. Pasquale for more than a year. He absolutely loves the lessons. He is a great instructor!"
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Took Tuba lessons from Pasquale G.
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"Great instructor very patient and encouraging! Very knowledgeable. This has been a very positive experience."
Susan
Took Tuba lessons from Pasquale G.
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"Mr.Gallo is indeed passionate about teaching & this is very evident in his approach. He has encouraged my son enormously & in just 3 lessons I have noticed a huge improvement in my son's progress, ability & general confidence."
Lucas
Took Tuba lessons from Pasquale G.
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"Carolyn is an amazing tubist and a wonderful person! She would be a great fit for anyone looking for a patient, understanding teacher to help improve their playing."
Ellie
Took Tuba lessons from Carolyn T.
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"He help me really understand the notes of an instrument and he was great, I really recommend him"
Sebastian
Took Tuba lessons from Tom S.
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"My son had Tuba lessons with Jeremy for almost 2 years and really enjoys it. Jeremy is very professional and knowledgable. Highly recommended."
Jing
Took Tuba lessons from Jeremy S.
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"Jeremy has been great in relating to my junior high age son playing tuba. Developing a rapport via online lessons was a natural progression for the YouTube generation. Jeremy was encouraging and helped develop and grow technical skills to move from last chair to first chair and promoted to next band in the next semester! The ease and flexibility in scheduling allows him to continue in his lessons through busy concert seasons. Looking forward to adding his younger brother to the lesson with Jeremy soon!"
Liz - proud tuba mom
Took Tuba lessons from Jeremy S.
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"Great introductory lesson, patient and obviously passionate about his craft and sharing it with others. A true teacher, much more than just teaching music was shared."
DJ
Took Tuba lessons from Pasquale G.
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"My son started with Mr. Gallo at the beginning of summer and we have decided to continue into the school year. He can easily read each students musical ability and creates a lesson plan accordingly. His critiques, while kindly, are thorough as he strives to get the best out of students.
My son enjoys the lessons and has improved in sound quality and technique. Web based lessons have worked out great for us as my son plays the tuba. Mr. Gallo has been flexible with the schedule which we appreciate. We highly recommend Mr. Gallo and the Take Lessons website/platform."
Patricia
Took Tuba lessons from Pasquale G.
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"very patient and encouraging. My son (12yo) practices everyday! I wish I had started the lesson earlier. can't be happier than this."
JiHae
Took Tuba lessons from Pasquale G.
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