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Franklin D.

4 Reviews
Belmont, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1981
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Franklin D.

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I teach students of all ages on all the brass instruments. With more than 30 years of teaching experience, I tailor my teaching to the individual needs of both students and parents, and I like to make our lessons fun and productive. I cover all the basics of playing, from correct breathing to correct style, and I impart a deep knowledge and appreciation of music to my students as well. I offer flexible scheduling, with sessions varying in length from 30 to 90 minutes, to help fit all budgets.

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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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
Sunnyvale, CA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jesse M.

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Learn about rhythm, melody, harmony, and dynamics, and how they apply to the trumpet. 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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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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Michael R.

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

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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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Svend L.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Danish
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Svend L.

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I believe making music is about having fun. Making music with others, studying recordings or playing music with yourself at home is all just parts of the fun that music has to offer. Lessons with me will be custom-tailored to emphasize the parts of trumpet playing that make you excited about music. So, whether you’re an absolute beginner, or have previous experience, I want to help you discover a deep connection with music. Together, we’ll explore the music of Gustav Mahler, Louis Armstrong, British Brass Band, and more!

About Svend

ABOUT SVEND I was born and raised in Silkeborg, Denmark. I grew up in a musical household, where all members of my family participated in music making. Music is what brings me happiness and fulfillment! I went to orchestral boarding school and entered a pre-college music program for uniquely talent

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Frank
Our 3rd grade class enjoyed a 6-week virtual class with Svend. He shared his knowledge and experience about jazz with us. We all learned a lot! I recommend Svend!
Carlos
Svend is one of the most genuine people I have met thus far. His passion for music and especially brass music is something rarely seen nowadays. I had the good fortune of meeting him at California State University Northridge when he conducted our brass ensemble there. His knowledge and experience being from Denmark gives him a very unique perspective about playing that few other musicians can compete with. Very highly recommended.
Megan
Svend is a very fun and engaging music teacher who always gives 110% to his students. He tailors his lessons to the needs of his individual students and it is always a pleasure to work with him.
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Marcos F.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Marcos F.

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I am a musician and music educator specializing in brass and bass guitar. I hold a Bachelor of Music from Stephen F. Austin State University as well as a Music EC-12 Teacher Certification. I can teach trumpet, trombone, euphonium, tuba, and jazz bass guitar.

I thoroughly enjoy listen and watch my students grow as individuals and musicians. Learning a musical instrument teaches a person many things that will have them be successful such as hard work, patience, and delayed gratification. Having my students learn these skills is essential in today's world.

About Marcos

First and foremost I am a musician and music educator. I enjoy performing, arranging, composing, and of course passing my knowledge to future generations. I have a very diverse taste in music. Some of my favorite artists/composers include Platina Jazz, Gustav Holst, Karl King, Charles Mingus, and ot

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Lucy C.
He was great & patient with my daughter, & she felt comfortable working with him.
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Anthony H.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1998
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Anthony H.

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*Brass teacher with 20 Years of performance and music education

Hello, and welcome to brass lessons!

My goal is to help you the learner feel empowered with resources, practice skills, and confidence enough to continue learning your instrument and reach the next level with or without help. I truly believe that anyone can learn to play an instrument!

Teaching, learning, and music are passions of mine! Whether you are a beginner who has never played an instrument before, or an experienced musician, I have experience with all levels and am thrilled to teach you.

Euphonium is my primary instrument, but I have experience teaching and performing on all of the brass instruments, and competed on a national level at the Leonard Falcone Festival two times!

I have taught instrumental music for 16 years in the public schools, and have taught privately for over 20 years. I have my bachelors in Music Education, and my masters in conducting.

About Anthony

Hi, I’m Teacher Tony, and I’m from Illinois, and I love teaching music! I started playing when I was 12, and music changed my life! I have taught music to people of all ages. I really enjoy teaching students who need a little encouragement and love helping them feel good about what they are doin

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Morgan
One of the best teachers I've ever had. Teaches the whole person, not just the musician. Emphasizes in expressive playing and building confidence in students. Very methodical; will address an issue in various ways until he finds a way the student understands, and won't give up on a student. A life-long student himself, he's always learning new techniques to improve his practice. If you're looking to learn an instrument AND do something meaningful with that knowledge, I couldn't recommend him more.

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Average Cost of Trumpet Lessons in San Carlos, CA

The average cost of 60-minute trumpet lessons in San Carlos is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $130 per hour.
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"Andrew has been wonderful. My son started lessons with Andrew in our home and easily transitioned to on-line this spring. He’s punctual every time regardless of method. I appreciate his flexibility and understanding as sometime things do come up. During the closures due to Covid, it was nice to keep some level of normalcy knowing that the trumpet lesson would always continue. My son feels more confident with his music and we hear an improvement!"
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Took Trumpet lessons from Andrew G.
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"Gary has been great. My son really enjoys playing the trumpet and looks forward to his lessons with Gary. That is a very different experience from my music lessons as a kid. Gary is a true musician with a thorough understanding of many music styles. He's very patient and has a great temperament for working with kids. My wife and I aren't musically inclined and really needed the help getting our son on his way musically. He's now the best in his school band, and again, he really loves it and enjoys his lessons with Gary."
Randy
Took Trumpet lessons from Gary R.
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"Bobby was able to cater to my abilities and really tailored each lesson to me. Thank you Bobby!"
James Mitaritonna
Took Trumpet lessons from Bobby S.
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"Vince is an extremely resourceful teacher as well as an extremely accomplished musician. His clear commitment is to being encouraging and helpful. His ability to focus upon the student's specific needs and to address those needs make him an excellent teacher."
John Lavin
Took Trumpet lessons from Vince T.
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"My teen daughter has had one lesson with Holly so far and we are both very impressed. Her initial lesson included a thorough evaluation so she knew just where my daughter was starting from, and progressed to an actual lesson. It was clear to me that my daughter learns easily from Holly's teaching style and I could hear her progress throughout the hour. Additionally, Holly has an upbeat, positive attitude that only added to my daughter's enjoyment. She's counting down the days until her next lesson."
Clare
Took Trumpet lessons from Holly S.
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"The lesson was much much better then expected!"
Shiya
Took Trumpet lessons from Bobby S.
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"Holly is so great! My little boy was having trouble staying motivated and Holly really brings out the fun! She is so enthusiastic and empowering. She is gifted, funny and professional. We love her."
Sally
Took Trumpet lessons from Holly S.
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"Thank you for my first lesson. It was great!"
John
Took Trumpet lessons from Daniel W.
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"We are so lucky to have found Jerry. He is professional, patient and makes my 12 year old's trumpet lessons enjoyable yet always challenging. Wit in just a few weeks of working with Jerry, my sons grades in band have gone up. Even after my son broke his arm playing sports, Jerry manages to find effective ways to keep him involved and progressing with the trumpet."
Saba
Took Trumpet lessons from Jerry V.
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"Great teacher. Able to access student needs and provide guidance and specific techniques to address those needs. Patient and supportive. I highly recommend him"
George
Took Trumpet lessons from Pasquale G.
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