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Franklin D.

4 Reviews
Belmont, CA
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BM, MM (Music Education, Music Performance) from San Francisco State University
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Franklin D.

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Learn how to play / improve your playing on Tuba.
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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Linda C.

24 Reviews
Campbell, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 1981
  • BA in Music + Teaching credential from Humboldt State University
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Linda C.

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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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Tia
I’m taking beginner cello lessons with Linda.

She is super positive and encouraging and meets me exactly where I am in my learning and goes from there.

She asks what I want to do, points out when I miss things (like not taking a proper pause), and teaches me new skills (theory, now technique, etc.)

Very positive experience! After four weeks I can play cello while site reading the bass clef (I knew how to read piano music but not the bass clef very well).

I’m going to renew my lesson subscription with Linda!
John R.
Linda was awesome, very patient with a total beginner with not only cello but also playing music. She is great teacher , i can tell that from our first lesson.
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!
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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
Sunnyvale, CA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2006
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Jesse M.

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Learn about rhythm, melody, harmony, and dynamics, and how they apply to the tuba. 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 on bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partners 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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Douglas B.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music with emphasis in Music Education from University of South Carolina
  • Teaching since 2010
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Douglas B.

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I have been an orchestral tubist and university teacher for the past 10 years. My students regularly have been featured in the region band, all-state band, scholarship recipients, graduate assistantships, regional and international competitions, and regional and international tuba euphonium conferences. I have a strong focus on developing the fundamental of brass playing, so the instrument acts as an extension of their artistry.

About Douglas

Dr. Douglas B, Jr is the Tuba and Euphonium Faculty at Winthrop University, where he teaches applied tuba and euphonium, directs the Winthrop University Tuba-Euphonium Choir, coaches brass chamber music, teaches brass methods, introduction to music technology, and serves as coordinator of recording

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Anthony
Dr. Douglas Black is not only an accomplished and extremely knowledgeable tuba player, but he's also a clear and thorough instructor. Tuba and euphonium players looking for their Master Yoda need look no further. Plus, he's a fun guy to work with and is flexible when unexpected life events come up. His rates are a bargain when you consider his level of experience and the quality of his instruction. 5 stars.
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Logan S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Logan S.

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Caleb L.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Caleb L.

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I have helped many tuba students place in All-State ensembles, compete for seating placements, and earn top marks in solo and ensemble competitions.

About Caleb

Hello and Welcome! I am excited to start offering my teaching services on trombone, euphonium and the rest of the instruments from the brass family here at takelessons.com. Here is a brief introduction about myself. I am currently a member of Orchestra Iowa based out of Cedar Rapids, Iow

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Jane
With Caleb's classes. my son was able to catch up with his trombone lessons in school. Caleb was extremely knowledge about the subject matter and also offered a list of events with trombone(s). We are very appreciate of his well-thought lesson plans and wish him the best in the future. We discontinued only because my son will not be continuing with Band next year in high school.
Nicholas
My son has learned so much in just a few lessons with Caleb. He is also practicing more than ever as Caleb is giving him excellent feedback and instruction. Can't wait to see how he does with upcoming auditions and looking forward to more leasons.
Jennifer

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Average Cost of Tuba Lessons in San Jose, CA

The average cost of 60-minute tuba lessons in San Jose is $76. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $44 and $130 per hour.
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$41 average
45 min
$55 average
60 min
$76 average

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"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
Took Tuba lessons from Mark T.
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"Jeremy has been great in relating to my junior high age son playing tuba. Developing a rapport via online lessons was a natural progression for the YouTube generation. Jeremy was encouraging and helped develop and grow technical skills to move from last chair to first chair and promoted to next band in the next semester! The ease and flexibility in scheduling allows him to continue in his lessons through busy concert seasons. Looking forward to adding his younger brother to the lesson with Jeremy soon!"
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Took Tuba lessons from Jeremy S.
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"Mr. Talley is the best! I’ve taken lessons from Mr. Talley for several years. His focus on fundamentals, style, and musicianship have taken my playing to another level! Thank you!!"
Patrick
Took Tuba lessons from Mark T.
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"Great instructor very patient and encouraging! Very knowledgeable. This has been a very positive experience."
Susan
Took Tuba lessons from Pasquale G.
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"only took one lesson so far but he definitely clarified some basics for me."
Elizabeth
Took Tuba lessons from John K.
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"Lesson was just what I needed to get started"
Bill
Took Tuba lessons from David R.
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"What a fantastic musician! Very knowledgeable and helpful! Highly recommend!"
Robert
Took Tuba lessons from Carolyn T.
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"My son has been learning with Mr. Pasquale for more than a year. He absolutely loves the lessons. He is a great instructor!"
Min Chou
Took Tuba lessons from Pasquale G.
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"I had Jeremy as a tuba instructor my last year of college. I was a bit skeptical since he looked so young, but after my first few lessons with him, I realized what a valuable teacher I had. He was very supportive, and instead of making me feel like a failure in my mistakes, gave me the instruction and tools necessary to succeed. I wish my time with him had been longer, but I loved the short time we did work together."
Cody
Took Tuba lessons from Jeremy S.
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"Carolyn is an amazing tubist and a wonderful person! She would be a great fit for anyone looking for a patient, understanding teacher to help improve their playing."
Ellie
Took Tuba lessons from Carolyn T.
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