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Esther A.

Oakland, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Music, Trombone Performance from San Francisco Conservatory of Music
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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

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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 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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Caleb M.

74 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Caleb M.

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Over my 20 years of playing trumpet professionally, I have picked up enough trombone to offer quite a lot to trombone students! I believe the fundamentals of all great brass playing are the same, and I can get you off to a fantastic start if you are a beginner or intermediate player :).

About Caleb

Caleb moved from his hometown of Wichita, Kansas, to Chicago in 2008 to attend DePaul University, where he received his Bachelor’s in Trumpet Performance studying under Matt Lee and Tage Larsen. Since then, Caleb has picked up a variety of regular gigs across a wide spectrum of styles, genres, and

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Thomas B.
Caleb provides a supportive environment to learn basics, how to play fun music. I’ve been taking lessons for a while now and I’m enjoying the process “journey”..I wanted to learn and have fun and that is happening.
Cristina
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Dylan Y.
Great teach, super knowledgeable and you can tell he really cares.

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Alex L.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Alex L.

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I have been a musician for 29yrs. with Alto Sax being my Primary Instrument. Being a Woodwind player I also play Flute, Clarinet, Trumpet, Trombone, Baritone, Tuba, and Percussion. I have performed in many large/medium/small venues with many Bands and Ensembles throughout my career. I have also, been a Georgia Certified Teacher, member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity, and member of the Music Educators National Conference for 14yrs. Most recently as an educator in Clayton County I performed with other musicians at a County production of "The Wiz".

About Alex

I have lead others and taught them before ever having my own classroom as a leader in High School and College. It has greatly pleased me that my students have had many accomplishments in many groups. These vary from various Honors Bands, the Atlanta Youth Symphony Orchestra, and many High Valued Sc

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Very engaging!
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Joseph M.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1991
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Joseph M.

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35 + yrs playing/teaching experience
Classical to Jazz
Fun mixed with work

About Joseph

Local tutor; Will travel to you, or we can use my studios located in Nassau, Suffolk and all 5 boroughs. My name is Dr. Joseph M., Ba/Ma/Dma, in Education and Performance. I have reference lists a mile long, (with phone #'s, so you contact my previous and current clients), full of succes

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Javon A.
AMAZING KNOWLEDGE, GREAT TECHNIQUE, AND OVER ALL GREAT INSTRUCTOR. WILL HAVE YOU SINGING BETTER IN A MATTER OF WEEKS!!
Tyler G.
Excellent job and I am looking forward to my son having more lessons
Adeline
We went with online piano lessons at the moment due to COVID, but I was nervous about the format as the lessons are for my five-year-old daughter, so I was concerned the additional technology would be an impediment. Dr. Merkel was wonderful. He was friendly and encouraging to my daughter, ensuring she knew she could ask any questions she might have at any point. He absolutely made the technology work for us, and my daughter learned more than I would have thought possible in 30 minutes. She is counting down to her next lesson!
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Thomas W.

46 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • BS Music Education from The Pennsylvania State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Thomas W.

46 Reviews
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I can help beginners get started or coach advanced students who are preparing for auditions.

About Thomas

My lessons are tailored to the needs and interests of each student. If a student is involved in school music ensembles, we will work with their lesson books from school in addition to material outside of the books, including SmartMusic, Noteflight, and teacher-created materials. We will focus on bu

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Anneliese & Sophia C.
He’s very patient and kind especially for 2 active little girls.
Cindy T.
Thomas is honestly an amazing musician and teacher. He was really patient with me. Despite having to deal with major timezone differences (as I live in Myanmar), he took the time to figure it out. Also, he helped me figure out the stuff it took me months to figure out. He also really knows what he's doing. I learned so much in that hour of practice. 10/10 would recommend him.
Brian

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Average Cost of Trombone Lessons in San Francisco, CA

The average cost of 60-minute trombone lessons in San Francisco is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $29 and $134 per hour.
30 min
$41 average
45 min
$55 average
60 min
$70 average

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"He is a great teacher - calm, reasonable , knowledgable and encouraging
We have had one lesson with him, and look forward to our future lessons."
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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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"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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"Jeremy took the time to get to know my son's skill level and knowledge level. He related what he was teaching to other activities important to my child. My son learned more in his first lesson with Jeremy than in a year of private face to face lessons at school. Most importantly, when the lesson was finished, my son wanted to keep playing and playing because he was so excited about what he learned."
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Took Trombone lessons from Jeremy S.
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"Holly Schaff is a wonderful trombonist and teacher. She inspires students with her quick wit and quirky sense of humour all the while teaching the fundamentals of trombone in memorable ways. Holly has been a professional musician on the east coast for years and not only communicates clearly, but demonstrates important techniques and tricks when she teaches. She has studied and played with some of the finest Low Brass teachers and specialists in the world and imparts this learned knowledge of musicianship to her students in lessons. I highly recommend Holly as a trombone teacher for beginning, intermediate, or advanced students.

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Took Trombone lessons from Holly S.
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"Jeremy is a very talented, enthusiastic instructor and I highly recommend him!"
Carolyn
Took Trombone lessons from Jeremy S.
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"Alexis quickly evaluated my proficiency and needs and has set up lesson plans accordingly. She is doing a superior job. I highly recommend her."
Rob
Took Trombone lessons from Alexis S.
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"My first lesson was great! Alexis started me off on the right foot and has me believing I will once again play the trombone."
Jeff
Took Trombone lessons from Alexis S.
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"David was very knowledgeable and patient with my 4th grader during her first lesson. She is excited to continue her lessons! Highly recommend David!"
Natalie
Took Trombone lessons from David R.
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"I am a high school student who has been taking trombone lessons for four years, and I have been playing for six years. I was having trouble on this difficult piece that had a wide range of notes, and I needed help with this because I had an upcoming state competition. Eventually, it was recommended to me to find a professional who taught at a collegiate level, and that was when I went online and found Mr. Gallo. I decided to sign up with him for six lessons just to see what I needed to work, but when I started taking lessons with him, I realized how much improvement I needed to make on my trombone. He had denoted instantly in my first lesson what I was doing wrong. Thanks to Mr. Gallo's phenomenal teaching, I have embraced a more acute and accurate practice routine as well as a better embrasure which has assisted me in unlocking a higher range on my trombone than I have ever reached before. The practice technicalities he has taught me that have become very advantageous to me, and will be easily instituted in more complicated pieces in the future."
Evan G.
Took Trombone lessons from Pasquale G.
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