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Franklin D.

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

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Learn how to play / improve your playing on Trombone or Baritone. 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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Matthew M.
Franklin was so patient with my 14-year-old son. We look forward to our next lesson.
Cameron
Mr Davis has been great! He’s very patient, encouraging and helpful!
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Linda C.

22 Reviews
Campbell, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches Beginner
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Linda C.

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About Linda

I have been a public school music teacher for 30+ years. I am an optimistic, enthusiastic person, who will help you learn music reading in addition to music playing. I started on piano as a young child, and studied clarinet from elementary school through college, where I focused on french horn. I h

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Steven
My son has loved taking lessons with Linda. She is setting just the right pace with him. She is flexible given his strengths and weaknesses. He was genuinely disappointed when I told him he couldn't go to lessons this week because of a family commitment. Can't recommend highly enough!
Janet P.
very comfortable and satisfying first lesson.
JoAnn C.
Linda was great! As an adult beginner with the cello she made the lesson enjoyable and easy to follow. She adjusted quickly for where I knew a little and where I knew nothing. Highly recommend her!
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Ethan S.

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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 13 and up
  • Bachelor of Music in Performance from Berklee College of Music
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Ethan S.

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Ethan Santos is a Filipino-American multi-instrumentalist graduate of Berklee College of Music and current master's student at University of Southern California. Influenced by the sounds of Jazz, R&B and Hip Hop, he has performed his music at events such as the Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival, Salem Jazz and Soul Festival and San Joaquin Valley Jazz Festival. Ethan is also an avid sideman who’s translated his craft on trombone to a wide array of musical environments; these musical acts include performing with/alongside the likes of Ralph Peterson (DC Jazz Festival/Scullers Jazz Club), Big Red Machine (Boston Calling) and The Berklee Silent Film Orchestra (San Francisco Silent Film Festival).

Lessons are available for trombone, bass trombone, music theory/harmony, improvisation, composition, arranging, transcription, and basic recording/producing.

About Ethan

Ethan Santos is a Filipino-American multi-instrumentalist, influenced by the sounds of Jazz, R&B and Hip Hop, who’s performed his music at events such as the Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival, Salem Jazz and Soul Festival and the San Joaquin Valley Jazz Festival. He’s also an avid sideman who’

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Christopher G.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1995
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Christopher G.

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As a horn player by trade, I am uniquely qualified to train young Trombone players in all pedagogical aspects of Trombone & Brass playing. I have prepared numerous Trombone students for NYSSMA (New York State School Music Assocication) Solo Festivals, All-County & All-State School Music festivals.

About Christopher

I am a New York State Certified Public School Music teacher with over 21 years of experience. I pride myself on teaching with compassion, humor and making learning fun. My students become part of my family. I also know how to prepare you for any musical adventure you want. You want to prepare for a

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Valerie
Mr. Greer did a fantastic job teaching my daughter Clarinet. He is very professional and she got a perfect score on all of her NYSSMA solos that she worked on with him. I highly recommend Mr. Greer for private lessons.
Stu
Worked with my daughter and she really enjoyed the lesson. She asked me if she could continue to take lessons with Christopher. He seemed to be able to easily have her gain confidence.
Jim
He is an amazing teacher. He helped me tremendously with my embouchure issues and my sound. His friendly style and energy really motivated me to practice more. Can't wait to get back to school and audition for first chair in band.

Chris O.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Awarded Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Award from ASCAP
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Chris O.

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Beginner: breathing, sound, tone, basic techniques, slide positions, ear training/pitch matching, reading music, basic songs by ear, scales, lip slurs, range.

Intermediate: scales, apreggios, etudes, sight reading, playing by ear, solos, intro to improvisation

Advanced: all scales, modes, advanced etudes and reading, improvisation and jazz harmony, orchestral excerpts, advanced solos, extended techniques.

About Chris

Hello my name is Chris, I am a professional musician and educator living in Brooklyn, NY. I've been playing trombone for 16 years. I am open to teaching any level from beginner to college. As a professional musician I've played in many different situations from traveling broadway shows, commercial

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Bebé S.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded National Defense Service Medal from USMC
  • Teaching since 2015
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Bebé S.

26 Reviews
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Want to be able to read music? Interested in being able to grab your Trombone and play your favorite pop songs? Want to impress your family and friends with some flashy classical or jazz pieces? Well look no further, I will help you build a solid foundation of music theory, sight-reading, ear training, and technique while tailoring to your personal needs and goals. All ages and genres are welcome, my only rule is to have fun, so lets get started.

About Bebé

I am a professional singer, pianist, songwriter, and recording artist. I graduated from Broward College with an Associates Degree in Music Technology and dual -majoring in Vocal Performance. My primary instruments are Voice and Piano, but I also play guitar and trumpet. All of my students can ex

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James Arminio
A versatile teacher. I went there working on piano skills. She help me getting the right work to further my skills. She also makes you so relax. Her skill and knowledge with her amazing patience. Worth studying with. She also is helping me with my voice. If you want the best, here she is.
Debra E.
Bebe is a fun person and Talented Teacher, Bebe knows how to takes the stress from the student and gives them the tools they need to succeed. I love going to Bebe's location and having my daughter get that one on one with her. My daughter was scared to have lesson because she was worried about being judged and Bebe helps them get over that. My daughter thought she was an Alto because everyone would tell her that. But as soon as she started going to Bebe she told her she was not she has more range then that and she is a Mezzo-Soprano. If you want a teacher who is friendly and supporting you need Bebe.. Thank you Bebe for everything you do...
Wendy H.
Bebe was great... very patient and positively:)

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Average Cost of Trombone Lessons in Palo Alto, CA

The average cost of 60-minute trombone lessons in Palo Alto is $60. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $91 per hour.
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45 min
$48 average
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"So kind and patient. My son is an expert at veering off course and Rob just kept him right back in the music lane. Brought him to the basics and my son loved the lesson! Thank you Rob!"
Aiden
Took Trombone lessons from Rob S.
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"I will always be appreciative for the guidance and instruction Mrs. Smerdon provided me with. Easily one of the best brass pedagogues in this area."
Sara
Took Trombone lessons from Alexis S.
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"Hayden is a great instructor very professional, dedicated, a truly pro in his craft. He is a versatile musician with an extensive, proven background in all sort of styles that definitely will help anyone interested in learning, advancing, and perfecting the skills required to play the trombone to reach their goals, no matter what level your are at the moment.
Let’s be real, if you really want to master or at least play decently well any instrument (the trombone in this case with all its technical challenges) you need a mentor and here we are lucky to have a young, professional, smart musician, with a strong, solid academic formation and a life dedicated to music, specialized in trombone to our entire disposition.
If you are trying to find an instructor to help you out with your musicianship, stop looking because you have already found him. I am sure that you, as I have, will exponentially progress with his help. Thank you Hayden."
Raciel
Took Trombone lessons from Hayden M.
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"Hayden has been teaching private Trombone lessons to my 13th year old son for over a year now. Hayden is organized and reliable; he is always on time, and has helped my son sound great. Hayden is passionate about Jazz, and knowledgeable. My son enjoys having a teacher that is as passionate as he is, and younger that the usual Trombone teachers we have found. :-)
Hayden has prepared my son for All State competitions, and for many concerts with his school and/or the jazz band my son performs outside of school. I recommend Hayden 100%!!!"
Daniela
Took Trombone lessons from Hayden M.
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"My son really enjoyed his first lesson! Bobby was very supportive and encouraging."
Elie
Took Trombone lessons from Bobby S.
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"David was very friendly and patient."
Chaitanya
Took Trombone lessons from David L.
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"Good first lesson. Off to a good start, with plenty to work on until the next lesson. 5 stars."
Guy
Took Trombone lessons from Holly S.
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"Chas is prompt and knowledgeable about music and is willing to take our teenage son to his next level with kindness and firmness."
Sarah
Took Trombone lessons from Chas R.
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"Very knowledgeable and professional."
John
Took Trombone lessons from Alejandro E.
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"My 7/8 year old REALLY wanted to try trombone, a difficult instrument for anyone but especially a young kid. Pasquale agreed to take him on without judgment or preconceptions. Ultimately it was a little too difficult but he completely understood that a kid should still be allowed to experiment. His teaching style was the perfect balance of stern and jovial and my typical silly kid respected him. When the time came to end lessons, my kid is not dissuaded and is looking forward to trying new instruments. Pasquale was very understanding and let me and my kid know that if the passion for trombone returns he is still his teacher. Thanks Pasquale!"
SHULAMIT
Took Trombone lessons from Pasquale G.
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