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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
Sunnyvale, CA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2006
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Jesse M.

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Learn about rhythm, melody, harmony, and dynamics, and how they apply to the trombone. 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 for bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partner Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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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
  • Speaks English
  • 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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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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Michael R.

25 Reviews
Santa Clara, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Michael R.

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Trombone was my first instrument and I have studied classical and jazz for over 15 yrs.

About Michael

Michael has worked with kids for 10 years in schools and arts programs to find fun and their best self through performance. He has taught orchestra, chamber music, jazz band and music theory in the public schools, while performing in local ensembles in and around the city. He also has studied dram

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Susan O'Hara
He’s so patient and very skilled!!
Susan
We did online tonight per my request. Michael is so patient and encouraging and he answers my questions that are endless. I feel hopeful that I am learning the correct form and things I definitely would not pick up just trying to teach myself through the book. Thank you Michael!
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Esther A.

Oakland, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Esther A.

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I have over 10 years experience as a performer in orchestras, musical pits and chamber groups, and four years teaching trombone and euphonium extensively, at all levels. I have had students be accepted into California All-State bands, university music programs and Interlochen Summer Arts Academy.

In trombone lessons with me, you will learn how to approach playing your instrument in the simplest way possible, with great musical maturity. We will work on a variety of lyrical and technical etudes, as well as your fundamentals and daily routine. I will encourage you to perform and audition in things like all-state, summer music festivals, solo & ensemble festival, and I will guide you to preparing a great performance in any of these challenges.

About Esther

I current hold a studio of 16 private trombone and euphonium students. I teach introductory to advanced lessons, and have had private students accepted to the Interlochen Summer Academy, university music programs, and California All-State Honor Bands. Your lessons with me will focus on integrating m

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Mark F.

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Starting at $67
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 to 90
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Mark F.

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I have 35 years experience teaching all levels from beginner thru professional. 25 years on the DePaul University faculty, 30 years playing in an opera orchestra. I begin with fundamentals, progressing to advanced etudes, solos, and whatever the student is most interested in.

About Mark

Hello! I have 35 years of teaching experience, 25 leading the DePaul School of Music trombone program. I've played in the Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra for 25 years and the Santa Fe Opera Orchestra for 30 years. Long time extra player with the Chicago, San Francisco, St Louis, Minnesota, Clevelan

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Andy G.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
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Andy G.

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Andy Gonzalez is a multi-instrumentalist, recording artist, music teacher from Mesa, Arizona. Gonzalez holds a bachelors degree in Music Learning and Teaching from Arizona State University. Andrew Gonzalez is the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College Fall 2020 recipient of the prestigious Outstanding Resident Achievement Award presented by Teachers College Dean Dr. Carole Basile.

in addition to private lessons, Mr. Gonzalez currently teaches k-6 general music in the Gilbert Public Schools district.

About Andy

I have been teaching several instruments including guitar, ukulele, bass, tuba, trumpet, and trombone to hundreds of students of every age and ability since 2013. In addition to lessons, I am a certified k-6 general music teacher in the Gilbert Public Schools district. Many past guitar students o

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We would highly recommend Andy! My daughter took lessons from him for about 5 years. He is incredibly patient and knowledgeable.

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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 $75. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $44 and $200 per hour.
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"Chas was very knowledgeable. He helped my son with learning the basics and the scales for the trombone. He’s very patient and kind."
Sarah
Took Trombone lessons from Chas R.
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"Holly is absolutely fabulous! She really motivated our daughter and made the lesson a very enjoyable and very productive experience."
Misha
Took Trombone lessons from Holly S.
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Took Trombone lessons from Alexis S.
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"Bryan is an excellent teacher. You will not find a more passionate teacher. I highly recommend him!"
Barbara
Took Trombone lessons from Bryan H.
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"Awesome teacher and instructor. Very patient and knowledgeable."
John
Took Trombone lessons from Alejandro E.
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"Alejandro Espinosa is a natural-born teacher. I look forward to my weekly classes. Been a student now for 7 months. - Michael"
Michael
Took Trombone lessons from Alejandro E.
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"Grant is an amazing musician. From the 2 years I’ve worked with him, he’s been very professional, great to work with and always plays with a beautiful tone. He is very passionate and knowledgable in both playing the trombone and the music he plays."
Maggie
Took Trombone lessons from Grant R.
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"Very knowledgeable and experienced musician. Highly skilled in both teaching and performance aspects of trombone. Teaching and instruction is tailored to each student's individual skill set and need. I highly recommend..."
Scott
Took Trombone lessons from Grant R.
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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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"Marcus finished his lesson smiling. He liked Billy, he liked what they did and is glad I signed him up for lessons!"
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Took Trombone lessons from Billy D.
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