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Franklin D.

4 Reviews
Belmont, CA
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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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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.

John G.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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John G.

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Classical, Jazz, Big Band, Concert Band, Orchestral, Brass Quintet/Choir, Reggae/Ska, Pop/Rock Cover Band Music, Dixieland Jazz, Military and Bugle Calls

About John

I am a 38 year old professional musician, and music and tennis Instructor. I teach Trumpet, French Horn, singing and tennis. I have 25 years experience playing trumpet, French Horn and Singing and play in several groups around the San Diego area including: Filarmonica Portuguesa Uniao De San Di

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Penelope M.
John really does well with Penny and Julie.
Julie M.
Kids loved him.
Max M.
John works with 12 year old Max very nicely.
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Mark T.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded State Marching Band Finalist from TMEA
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Mark T.

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Trumpet was my first instrument. Euphonium was my major instrument in college. I play tuba professionally today I started playing gigs when I was 12 years old, and never stopped. I will write exercises to help you succeed!

About Mark

Are you ready to learn? Do you want a teacher who will custom-write exercises designed to help YOU succeed? I am that teacher! There is no substitute when it comes to experience, and I have REAL experience with REAL students and can help you solve any issues you have!

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Warren Ackerman
I took trumpet and music theory lessons from Mr Talley He has a wealth of knowledge and experience. I highly recommend him and look forward to my next lesson from him.
Derrek
My brother took lessons from Mr. Talley before me, and when I got into Band I started too.  Thanks to Mr. Talley I  made 1st chair in the Region Band twice on Tuba.  When I switched to Euphonium in high school, he was right there helping me with the change from Tuba.  I made the Region Band again on a new instrument only a few weeks after I switched, and he was the reason why.  He always seemed to know exactly what I needed to do to get better.  Even now, years later, I can still call him any time and ask him about music and he always helps me.
Derrek
My mom made me take lessons from Mr. Talley when I was a little kid because my brothers loved him so much.  I thought he was kind of crazy at first, but when I started doing the things he said I got WAY better.  Now I can see what he was doing – he just knew EVERYTHING about trombone, so I got really good.  Even though I don’t play in band any more since I graduated high school, I still sometimes get my instrument out and play for fun.  I always hear his crazy sayings in my head, which makes me enjoy it.  You should sign up – my mom always said he was worth every penny because he helped her raise us into good people.  I didn’t get that when I was a kid, but I understand now.  He taught me more than music – he taught me how to think smarter.

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William A.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Science in JAZZ from University of Southern California
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William A.

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I Have been teaching for 10 + years.Part of my daily focus is on relaxed breathing and generating a big beautiful tone for every note played. Long tones are something that I include in my daily regiment. Lots of dexterity exercises,range building, as well as endurance.

Another aspect of my daily regiment is improvisation. focusing on major/minor/ whole tone/diminished scales/ II-Vs in all keys and playing changes!

Lastly RESTING as MUCH as you PRACTICE is very IMPORTANT!

About William

William is a versatile and energetic musician, having shared the stage and recorded with numerous popular artists. Other performances with: John Mayer, toured with Teena Marie for 5 years,Stevie Wonder, accompanied Mariah Carey at the 2006 Grammy’s, Ludacris on the Jay Leno Show, India Arie, Nine I

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Erice
William is very patient and encouraging. I look forward to more lessons with him!
Joe
Phenomenal lesson. William is a talented and gifted teacher and musician. Looking forward to the next lesson!
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Ryan L.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Master of Music; Musicology from California State University, Long Beach Cole Conservatory of Music
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Ryan L.

3 Reviews
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Learn to play the trumpet! Students will learn to develop properly formed embouchure, efficient breathing, breath control, posture and diaphragm support, note fingerings, and develop valve technique, learn and develop proper tonguing and lip flexibility.

Both classical and jazz lessons available.

About Ryan

Ryan L. is a local composer, conductor, musician and musicologist. He holds a Masters degree in Musicology from California State University, Long Beach Cole Conservatory of Music. He is a professor of music at Woodbury University where he teaches a course in Music and Film. Additionally he is also

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James P.
Marvelous instructor for an old student (76). Apparently if you can teach young students, you are best equipped to handle the older students.
Jonelle Pickett
Excellent at giving pointers and exercises to help students improve sound quality. Patient, positive and personable.
Stephanie R.
Fabulous teacher! My son's taking beginning trumpet lessons. Ryan is patient, attentive, encouraging, and knowledgeable. Ryan is punctual and flexible when rescheduling needs to be arranged. He responds to email, phone calls, etc. in a timely manner. My son enjoys learning from him. It's a pleasure to have him as my son's teacher.
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Thomas K.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Thomas K.

31 Reviews
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Strong instrumental playing begins with a solid understanding of the fundamentals of music and the simple act of making a sound from the instrument. Students learn to play music by ear first, and are later introduced to music notation. More advanced lessons emphasize sight-reading, expression, and improvisation.

An instrumentalist since age 10, Thomas has experience as a performer and teacher. His previous education has included methodology classes on teaching specific instruments, and he is available to teach beginning trumpet lessons.

About Thomas

Piano, woodwinds, trumpet, composition Chords, sight-reading, theory, jazz, classical, and pop No one ever regrets learning an instrument… yet many grow old wishing they had taken music lessons! A talent they’ll be able to develop their entire life, your children will thank you for giving them

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Estefania
So incredibly patient and knowledgeable!
Eric D.
The first lesson was successful. My particular background in piano is unique, and my needs are atypical as well. I thought Thomas assessed my abilities, lack of abilities, and goals well and quickly. He started me on a different perspective on looking at music (reading the staff) that seems very helpful. I'm encouraged.
Armen T.
Excellent teacher!

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Average Cost of Trumpet Lessons in San Francisco, CA

The average cost of 60-minute trumpet lessons in San Francisco is $63. 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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$37 average
45 min
$47 average
60 min
$63 average

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"Great lesson. I actually wrote a review eariler as I didn't realize I'd be prompted by take lessons to post after the lesson so I don't want to write up the same things. I would like to point out that my easily stressed son isn't very stressed about getting braces now that he has Jeremy's support and experience to fall back on."
David, Tommy and Jake
Took Trumpet lessons from Jeremy S.
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"Bobby has a great talent for breaking down complicated music theory concepts and explaining precisely why they are important to your progression with the instrument. I started taking lessons with him after having taken a ten-year hiatus from the trumpet. During the first lesson, he was immediately able to identify where my abilities had eroded and gave me exercises to improve my technical skills. He also to helped me improve my sheet music reading skills, even transcribing some of my favorite songs into sheet music that I could memorize. I would highly recommend Bobby as an instructor. His enthusiasm for music and teaching is infectious!"
Michael
Took Trumpet lessons from Bobby S.
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"Matthew has been the BEST trumpet tutor. We are so grateful for every lesson, advice, guidance, and understanding. Highly recommend him!"
Annette
Took Trumpet lessons from Matthew S.
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"Tom has been a very knowledgeable and patient instructor for my son. We appreciate him."
Pam
Took Trumpet lessons from Tom G.
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"Paul makes learning fun and he’s very good at what he does!!!"
Lorence
Took Trumpet lessons from Paul N.
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"I had the pleasure of studying with Svend for over a year while he was in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Svend was a patient and thoughtful teacher. He always encouraged me, even when I had some pretty rough embouchure problems and played very poorly.

We worked together to get me back on course and then Svend concentrated on teaching me to play musically.

Svend understands and can convey all areas of trumpet playing and musicianship. He covers technique, range, endurance, and musicality."
Steve B.
Took Trumpet lessons from Svend L.
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"Trevor works well with our 13 year old son! This service is a lifesaver for students that need the individual attention.
We look forward to many more lessons!!"
Alex
Took Trumpet lessons from Trevor J.
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"Hunter is an amazing teacher. My 8-year-old looks forward to her lesson every week. Hunter is patient and very kind and finds a way to help my daughter progress even when she has trouble paying attention. He never puts any pressure on her or expects more than she can do. I recommend Hunter without reservation to anyone looking for an excellent teacher who is confident, encouraging, and engaging. He goes beyond the extra mile to help my daughter excel and I know he'll do the same for you."
Mary
Took Trumpet lessons from Hunter B.
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"Andrew is an outstanding instructor that is able to use his great insight and experience with the trumpet to effectively teach people of all skill levels. He is always prepared with an engaging lesson plan that is personalized to each individual’s playing styles and goals. The concepts that he teaches will change your perspective on the trumpet, allowing you to have more productive practice and see real improvement in your playing. Andrew can truly help you grow as a trumpet player."
Emerson
Took Trumpet lessons from Andrew G.
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"We'v been very happy with John. He comes to our house and teaches and motivates my daughter."
Kayla
Took Trumpet lessons from John G.
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