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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 students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Franklin D.

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Learn how to play / improve your playing on French Horn.
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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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.
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
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • BA in Music + Teaching credential from Humboldt State University
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Linda C.

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I started playing French horn in college. When I decided to become a music teacher, I had to learn how to play all instruments, and I fell in love with the horn!

I've been teaching for over 30 years. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to produce a good, solid tone, begin learning how to read music, and be able to play simple songs. Any beginning horn method book will get us started. In addition to your horn and book, you will also need valve oil. As you progress, a a metronome may be helpful. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

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!

Eleni G.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Greek
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Eleni G.

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I have been teaching horn lessons for more than a decade, with experience working with students from absolute beginners to much more advanced players. I love working individually with students and helping them to meet their individual goals! In the course of lessons, I am happy to cover playing notes and melodies, warm ups, practice strategies, pertinent music history and theory, and instrument maintenance.

About Eleni

I am a versatile horn player with experience as a solo, chamber, and orchestral musician. I love working with students and seeing them grow week to week. Regardless of your goals on the horn, studying music is a great way to discover new aspects of yourself, build problem solving skills, and find

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Leanna
I have had the pleasure of working with Eleni in orchestra and in a quintet. She is an incredible horn player as well as a wonderful person! Eleni is energetic, positive, kind and supportive. She has great techniques for working on musical problems, and is very clear in her instructions. I definitely recommend working with Eleni!!

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Bobby S.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Awarded Member of Pi Kappa Lambda, Iota chapter from Pi Kappa Lambda National Music Honor Society
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Bobby S.

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About Bobby

I am a jazz trumpeter, improviser, and composer as well as an avid listener and enthusiastic educator. I maintain an active performance schedule playing improvised music as well as funk, soul, afro-beat, reggae, hip-hop, and American folk music. In addition to trumpet, I have experience performing

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george
Bobby is a great teacher, trumpet player and musician. He is the real deal. Look no further. I highly recommend him!
Filiz
Bobby is a great teacher. He analyzes the needs of the student very well and he is very patient while correcting and guiding the student. I highly recommend taking lessons from him!
Atanas F.
Bobby has been a great teacher. I am in my 30s, trumpet beginner and with very limited time due to busy work schedule.Despite those limitations, Bobby has managed to keep every lesson interesting and challenging by mixing music theory, drills, and popular tunes fitted to my personal taste in music. I feel I am making steady progress.

Chris H.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 7 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from North Dakota State University
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Chris H.

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Personalized and methodical instruction for musical progress on their instrument.

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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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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Megan W.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Megan W.

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As a former all-state french horn player with several full ride scholarship offers, I know what it takes to become an excellent french horn player.

French horn is one of the most difficult brass instruments to play because the partials are so close together (you can play many notes without changing the valve combinations) - it requires good ear training and accuracy in your embouchure to play successfully. I've developed several techniques to train beginning and intermediate french horn players.

French horn is a BEAUTIFUL instrument, let's play together!

About Megan

I grew up in a music store, and learned a love for music at an early age. I started piano at age 3, and just kept adding instruments from there. I majored in music at MidAmerica Nazarene University, where I was on scholarship for Piano, Trumpet and French Horn. I have taught General Music, Beginn

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Colin
Megan is an excellent music teacher that helped show me different ways to overcome challenges that I was having. She is very patient and kind and she worked hard to make connections with me and personalize my lessons.
Willa
I honestly think one of the best decisions of my life was deciding to take a lesson with a music teacher I found through a friend. I was nine and desperate to find a teacher who would take me seriously and help me grow as a musician. I remember first liking her Harry Potter necklace, and then being so surprised that she taught me in an hour the chords I had been trying to learn on my own for six months. Six years later, Megan has become not only my mentor, best friend, and biggest supporter, but has also modeled for me how to be a strong, confident woman in today's society. She constantly pushes me to be better, and she is always there for me whether it be for music theory questions or movie suggestions. I would not be where I am today musically, lyrically, or emotionally without Megan and her amazing lessons. I owe so so much to her and continue to learn so much from every class. She is everything I hope to be and the best teacher anyone could hope for.
Amanda
Megan has been instructing my sons for over 8 years. She began with piano but as their interests grew and changed, she helped them move to learning the electric bass, drums and ukulele. My kiddos have very strong personalities. I do not put them in classes with just anyone. Megan has consistently showed up with strength and excellence, inviting my sons to not just grow in their love for music but in their character. They have learned to persevere when things are challenging and Megan is there to guide them in that with a mastery that is hard to find anywhere else. As an educator myself, I have been deeply impressed with Megan’s musical ability and her absolute to connect with and instruct my kids. She has been a huge part of their development, not just in the arts but in their lives.

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Average Cost of French Horn Lessons in Pleasanton, CA

The average cost of 60-minute french horn lessons in Pleasanton is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $45 and $93 per hour.
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$38 average
45 min
$52 average
60 min
$67 average

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"She is the best teacher ever!!! I have been looking for an excellent French horn teacher for a long time and ones like her are hard to come by. I have learned so much from her that I couldn't even finish telling through a review."
Daniel
Took French Horn lessons from Rebecca K.
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"Taking lessons with Daniel is so much fun! He is an enthusiastic and knowledgeable teacher that genuinely cares about the musical growth of his students."
Bonny
Took French Horn lessons from Daniel S.
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"Engaging, empowering, knowledgeable."
Isaac
Took French Horn lessons from Bobby S.
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"Best class ever! Even better than class face to face. Olivier made the connection with 13 years old. We are very lucky to find him."
Allen
Took French Horn lessons from Olivier H.
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"I have known Daniel for a few years now. He is incredibly passionate, talented, and an excellent educator. Daniel works well with musicians across all age and experience levels. I can strongly recommend Daniel for anyone looking for a teacher. Worth every penny!!"
Eric
Took French Horn lessons from Daniel S.
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"Nathan is great. Very conscientious and patient."
Alex
Took French Horn lessons from Nathan R.
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"Very friendly first private lesson for granddaughter they seemed to communicate well with each other. Izzy was very excited and asked for longer lesson the next day."
Isabella
Took French Horn lessons from Beckie E.
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"My son has had Oliver as an instructor since Jan 2020. He has been excellent!

Oliver has been great at teaching my son technical improvements for better french horn sound.

Moreover, I set up an University professor friend of mine to talk to Oliver to learn how to do online music lessons.

He's been great!!"
Gerard
Took French Horn lessons from Olivier H.
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"We only had one lesson with Amy, but I was impressed and I give her a 5. She was very patient with Josh, even when Josh wasn't very focused. I was impressed with how she conducted her lessons, even though her children were home. They were very respectful of our lesson time and never had an interruption. That says a lot about Amy's dedication to focus on her students."
Kris
Took French Horn lessons from Amy W.
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"William is working with my 10 year old son on his french horn. William has a wonderful, structured approach and a caring, patient attitude. My son is learning and having a great amount of fun at the same time."
Brady
Took French Horn lessons from William C.
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