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Thomas W.

46 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Awarded Dean's List from The Pennsylvania State University
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
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Thomas W.

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I can help beginning students on bassoon learn the basics.

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.
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Joseph H.

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Starting at $30
  • B.M. Bassoon Performance from University of Oregon
  • Awarded Indiana University Performer's Certificate from Indiana University Bloomington
  • Teaching since 2019
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Joseph H.

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I'm engaged with the process of teaching bassoon students from the beginner level up to the advanced level. I make sure to make them aware of the importance of proper cleaning and care for their bassoons. I'm a patient teacher and know that everyone learns differently and at different speeds. I like to play duets with the students to make the lessons fun. I'm knowledgeable about bassoon solo pieces and orchestral repertoire and am able to help to help students prepare for solo contests. I emphasize the development of technique through slow scales and gradually expand the range. I'm able to add a little humor in the lessons to make the lessons fun. I view myself as a student in the process of teaching, too. I'm also engaged with teaching students proper embouchure, breath support and talk to them about reeds and am able to teach them reed making and adjustment as they become more advanced. In addition to bassoon I have experience playing Bb Clarinet and am able to offer ...

About Joseph

My name is Joseph and I'm a professional bassoonist from Oregon. I have a B.M. in Bassoon Performance from the University of Oregon studying with Dr. Steve Vacchi and a M.M. in Bassoon Performance from Indiana University Bloomington studying with William Ludwig. I've been playing bassoon in profe

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Joell
My daughter learned more from Joseph than her other bassoon teachers. He was reasonable and ensured that she was learning bassoon technique, not just songs. I truly appreciated his dedication to her learning and passion for the bassoon.
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Braxton P.

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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 to 80
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Braxton P.

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I teach my students to be excellent musicians through and through. As bassoonists we get to learn how to be the foundation of an ensemble and so much more!

About Braxton

Hello, I am Braxton Porter a Southern California multi-instrumentalist. My training has taken me around the world performing wind, strings, percussion and as a vocalist from little theaters in Italy to Notre Dame de Paris to Walt Disney concert hall. I have several degrees in music and specialize

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Nicholas P.

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Starting at $35
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Masters of Music: Bassoon Performance from Arizona State University
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Nicholas P.

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With 12 years of Bassoon playing experience and 6 years of teaching experience, I'm excited to expand my studio online and in person to reach an even wider range of students. I am prepared to teach at all levels from beginner to collegiate and for a wide range of lesson lengths (For any lengths not posted on TakeLessons, I am available for individual inquiries). I'm hoping to form a stable group of students which grow and learn over years of continued dedication to bassoon and music in general.
I am an experienced teacher and performer with two musical degrees, a Master's degree in Bassoon Performance from Arizona State University and a Bachelor's degree in Music Education from University of New Hampshire. My travels around the US and abroad have taught me many interesting things about bassoon playing in different climates and at extreme altitudes which have informed my playing tremendously! As an added bonus, I am an experience reed-maker and can assist in person and remotely ...

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Through years of experience and training, Nicholas Pitcher has expanded his musical knowledge and skills to provide training and lessons to students around the world. As a dedicated educator and performer, Mr. Pitcher has taught musicians of all ages, skills, and backgrounds to equip them for a mus

Kyle C.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $27
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
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Kyle C.

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I am a double reed (oboe and bassoon) specialist and have played both for over 16 years. My instrument of choice was bassoon in college and I continue to play for community orchestras. I tutor the double reed students at Hughson High School and Ross Middle School during the school year. Proper bassoon embouchure, technique and selection and adjustment of reeds is something most public school teachers overlook. Trust a specialist!

I teach oboe primarily through the tried and true Rubank method and the Ferling studies. Students will learn how to properly care for the instrument, how to read music, music theory, instrument technique, practice techniques, ear training (how to play by ear), reed adjustment, and repertoire. I also employ custom exercises specifically for oboe to help my students progress the fastest.

I teach bassoon primarily through the tried and true Rubank method and the Weissenborn method. Students will learn how to properly care for the instrument, how to read ...

About Kyle

Hello potential students! I have a B.A. in instrumental music education and composition. I have taught private lessons for over 12 years. Teaching private music lessons is my primary job, so I have much experience and wisdom compared to teachers who teach "on the side." Students of all ages stay wi

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Amanda M.
Kyle is very patient and good with teaching my daughter the violin.
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Monica
Kyle is a great piano teacher! He is very patient with my 12-year old son. Just yesterday he referred to him as “fun Kyle” because he teaches him small songs on the side that he can show friends and family or are for upcoming holidays. He’s always punctual and respectful of our family and home. I’m grateful to have found him!
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Jack F.

19 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music - Bassoon Performance from Sacramento State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jack F.

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I am an active performer and teacher of bassoon, and am still an active learner on my instrument. Lessons with me are fun, engaging, and informative on this unique and often difficult instrument. I strive for my students to love the bassoon and enjoy working on their craft, whether a beginning band student or an aspiring professional. I earned my Masters of Music in Bassoon Performance at University of North Carolina, Greensboro and my Bachelors of Music in Bassoon Performance from Sacramento State University. I also can help with reed making and adjusting, I make all of my own reeds and sell them on Etsy. My page is called ReedySetGoBassoon

About Jack

Jack has been teaching the bassoon since 2015. He is currently available to teach lessons online. Jack aims to make each lesson fun, enjoyable, educational, and informative. He has helped middle school and high school students win positions in youth orchestras and honor bands in California and Nort

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Michael
Going very well, happy with progress!
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Mia Routhowski
Great teacher, very knowledgeable, smart, kind and very helpful. My son has loved doing bassoon lessons with Jack and it has helped my son tremendously! Thanks so much!

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Average Cost of Bassoon Lessons in San Jose, CA

The average cost of 60-minute bassoon lessons in San Jose is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $55 and $95 per hour.
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"I learned many tips and technical things specific to the bassoon in my first lesson! Lee is patient and very knowledgeable. I'm looking forward to the next lesson."
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"Lee is an excellent Bassoon instructor. My daughter has been working with Lee since the summer and find Lee very knowledgeable, patient, professional and encouraging. She is very supportive and easy to work with. We are continuing further lessons with Lee. We highly recommend Lee to anyone."
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"Kristilyn is clear in her instructions, supportive and constructive in her feedback, and attentive to my progress and how I can improve. She has helped to make progress on the bassoon feasible and enjoyable for me."
Lisa Gutting
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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"Ms Quick really helped shape a mold the bassoonist I am today."
Katerina
Took Bassoon lessons from Lee Q.
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"Our daughter has really enjoyed getting to know Lee and genuinely looks forward to the lesson time with her each week. We’re also pleased with how well our daughter has been doing on her instrument since beginning lessons."
Steve
Took Bassoon lessons from Lee Q.
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"Mrs. Quick was an awesome bassoon teacher who taught me the instrument well in an astoundingly short amount of time. She was flexible and willing to adapt to my sometimes hectic schedule. I would highly recommend her as a bassoon teacher."
Ben Hayes
Took Bassoon lessons from Lee Q.
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"I was impressed after one lesson - clear, concise explanations, attention to how I learn (visual, memorization, or through physical learning) so that lessons and instructions could be tailored to my learning style. Encouraging, energetic and profesional. I couldn't be more excited to have her as a teacher and suddenly this all seems a lot less anxiety-inducing and far more enjoyable. Totally banished the bad memories of grade-school music classes, which put me off learning an instrument for many decades."
Jodi
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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"Am a beginner with musical background on other instruments. Have only had one lesson so far, but it was great. Kristilyn communicates concepts simply and clearly and puts you at ease. A true educator, she understand where you are having problems and knows how to help you fix them. She not only explains the 'how,' but also the 'why,' and teaches with comparisons to common every day actions to illustrate concepts as they relate to playing the bassoon. She answered questions before my lesson, which greatly aided me as I was deciding which brand and model bassoon to buy. I feel lucky to have found such a person to take on a bassoon beginner. Can hardly wait to advance to be able to mine the knowledge and experience of this resource in more depth."
Caryl
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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"I feel that my first lesson went well. Dr. Woods had me feeling comfortable and her online instruction was very informative. I'm looking forward to working with her and hopefully I'll be playing like a pro in no time."
Michael
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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