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Linda C.

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

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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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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!
Janet P.
very comfortable and satisfying first lesson.
JoAnn C.
Linda was great! As an adult beginner with the cello she made the lesson enjoyable and easy to follow. She adjusted quickly for where I knew a little and where I knew nothing. Highly recommend her!
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Mike S.

San Jose, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Mike S.

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I teach all levels of trumpet with a completely custom lesson plan designed for each student. Trumpet playing should be fun and as effortless as possible!

We will cover:
How to play trumpet (tone, range, articulation)
How to read music
Techniques for better sightreading
Body use (how a relaxed body can lead to better playing)
Music Theory (how does music work and how can I use this knowledge to my advantage?)
Mental aspects of music (overcoming stage fright, preparing for a performance)
All styles are covered from jazz to classical and everything in between.

About Mike

Everyone is different so the way I approach teaching trumpet is different for everyone! The goal, however, is the same. To be great trumpet players and have fun doing it. I'm here to teach anyone and everyone how they can truly enjoy and immerse themselves in music through the trumpet.

Paul N.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • 3 years / Education Classes from University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Paul N.

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Learn how to play your trumpet correctly and fun songs also.

Proper lip technique and fingerings. Note reading and dynamics and more.

If you play in school or just want to pick up a trumpet and learn how to play.

About Paul

GREAT ONLINE LESSONS GIVEN ***My goal as a teacher*** I try to teach what the students are interested in and make it fun and interesting so that they learn the lessons and their favorite songs. Every student is different and needs to be taught in a way that makes learning easy and fun for th

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Moses
I'm glad I found Paul on takelessons.com. I was looking for someone to help me take my decent but untrained voice to the next level. Paul is committed to helping me advance toward my goal of being a singer-songwriter. In addition to the exercises we work on to strengthen my voice and gain control, he has given me some strategies to track my progress and improve more quickly. He also encourages me to take risks and go out and sing karaoke. He is caring and authentic and genuinely invested in my growth, and I am becoming a better musician because of it. Thank you, Paul!!
Lorence O.
Paul makes learning fun and he’s very good at what he does!!!
Ali
I had guitar and voice classes and they were awesome. He is patient with students, and helps you to grow fast and easy with his methods.

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Jordan M.

110 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Music Education, Jazz Emphasis from University of Miami, Coral Gables
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jordan M.

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Learn from a pro in a friendly, focused environment. Jazz, classical, blues, latin, salsa, funk or get ready for band and auditions. All great musicians have great ears and great time feel (groove). That along with a study of the fundamentals of trumpet technique will get us started. Then we'll add the kind of songs that you like to play, and other great trumpet literature. Over 12 years experience as a brass coach and private lesson teacher.

About Jordan

1. All my students feel like rock stars! Each lesson is fun and enriching. 2. I provide a clear lesson plan complete with goals, achievement levels, and performances. *Experienced teacher and professional musician. *Has performed with: The Brian Setzer Orchestra, Great Good Fine Ok, 10,000

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Jordan is really patient with our boys. He teaches our older son (11 yrs old) piano and our younger son (9 years old) guitar. They are both making progress.
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Olivia P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Music, Trumpet Performance from Manhattan School of Music
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Olivia P.

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Do you want to try playing the trumpet for the first time? Need help preparing for an upcoming audition? I can help you achieve all of your trumpet-playing goals!

I am a professional trumpet player based in the tri-state area. I have a Master's degree in Classical Trumpet Performance from Manhattan School of Music and a Bachelor's degree from Oberlin Conservatory of Music. I have over a decade of experience playing and performing, and I am excited to help you learn to play the trumpet and to have fun doing it!

About Olivia

Trumpet player Olivia Pidi is an active chamber and orchestral musician in the Tri-State area. She has performed in concerts at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music, Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium, Chicago's Symphony Center, and at the 2017 Bang On A Can Marathon Concert at the Brooklyn Museum

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JaKobe H.

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Starting at $25
  • Teaches students Male: 13 to 50; Female: 15 to 50
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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JaKobe H.

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Are you ready to unlock the secrets of becoming a better trumpet player?

My name is JaKobe Henry and I am a student at UIUC working on my master’s degree in Trumpet Performance. I have been playing trumpet for 11 years and teaching trumpet lessons for 3 years.

Trumpet lessons will primarily focus on the five fundamental areas of trumpet performance. (Sound, Flexibility, Finger Dexterity, Articulation, and Range) Students will receive instruction on what, when, how and why to practice these fundamentals and complementary repertoire.

About JaKobe

JaKobe has been teaching private lessons since 2017 and is currently available to teach lessons online. He has helped students successfully audition into college programs and all-state festivals. JaKobe received his training at Jacksonville State University from 2016-2020 where he received a de

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Average Cost of Trumpet Lessons in Santa Cruz, CA

The average cost of 60-minute trumpet lessons in Santa Cruz is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $27 and $227 per hour.
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$56 average
60 min
$70 average

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"Jonathan teaches trumpet as simply an extension of breathing. First he emphasizes good breathing and posture, and then he aligns you naturally with the instrument. By the end of the first lesson I could relax and achieve a real trumpet tone. Amazing."
Glenn
Took Trumpet lessons from Jonathan S.
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"Week after week, Andrew always finds ways to deepen my knowledge of the trumpet and my own playing! Andrew is an incredible player as well as an incredible teacher, and his lessons make me realize concepts about the trumpet that I could have never even imagined! My playing has improved tremendously since I began taking lessons with him, and his lessons enable the learner to develop an awareness of the instrument as well as their own physicality while playing. Furthermore, Andrew takes great care to adjust each lesson in a way that is applicable and makes sense to each student he teaches. Knowing someone with such a passion for playing the trumpet and the fact the he loves to share that passion with others motivates me to improve and love the music that I play personally. Incredible experience!"
Casimir
Took Trumpet lessons from Andrew G.
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"Bobby is a wonderful, patient teacher, and is passionate about his work with his students. Bobby really connects with all types of learners, which makes his instruction flawless."
Leanne
Took Trumpet lessons from Bobby S.
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"Made me feel like I could do this!"
Vic
Took Trumpet lessons from Glenn L.
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Matt Hull was my trumpet teacher for 2 years, before he moved to NYC. Matt is a fine teacher and a fine person. He was always ready to respond to my questions and respected my own ideas about what i was trying to accomplish. Matt is patient, open, and prepared for the lessons. Matt is knowledgable about both classical and jazz teaching, and has a strong background due to his experience at Berklee. I think anyone, from beginner to advanced students would benefit from working with him"
david
Took Trumpet lessons from Matt H.
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"Will is a really excellent teacher! I started with absolutely ZERO experience and he was kind, patient, and a really excellent start for any new student. We worked mainly on fundamentals, breathing exercises, and embouchure technique the first few weeks before jumping right into learning basic songs and music theory. He tailored the lessons to my ability and gave me pointers throughout to make sure I was staying consistent.

I would recommend Will to anyone that is interested in tackling the trumpet, from beginner (me) to advanced. Thanks Will!"
Brian
Took Trumpet lessons from William A.
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"I had last night my first lesson from Bobby, what should I tell you, he is really great! every thing so nice and clear, Thank you Bobby"
Shiya
Took Trumpet lessons from Bobby S.
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"Caleb has been my son’s trumpet instructor for almost a year now. He has a keen ability to get across everything needed for a highly effective online lesson. I cannot tell you what a HUGE convenience it's been for us to have these expert lessons in the comfort and convenience of our home. I would have to drive 45 minutes over a mountain pass to get to the nearest qualified instructor. In the middle of snowstorms, and even with my son in p.j.'s, we can have our lesson right here at home. In an ordinary lesson environment a parent usually is expected to leave the room. With Caleb, I can be nearby while my son receives his lesson. This is helpful for me to reinforce points that Caleb made during his lesson with my son when he is practicing during the week. Currently he's working with my son on his honor jazz band audition, as well as a classical oratorio piece that he'll be playing on tour in Europe with our local community orchestra. Caleb is qualified to teach any style of music. He’s super friendly but never loses his honesty with the student. We often have special requests for each lesson and Caleb is able to tailor each lesson to work on the new pieces and still fit in valuable instruction with scales and solid technique. Not only is Caleb a great teacher, but he is on many professional recordings, and is a regularly-working professional musician in Chicago. My son is very lucky to have him as an instructor. We're very impressed with Caleb and know you will be too!"
Joy
Took Trumpet lessons from Caleb M.
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"An great teacher. He guides you through what you need help with, and he does it really well."
MARIO
Took Trumpet lessons from Justin B.
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"Andrew has shared his knowledge of not only trumpet playing, but also other techniques that I can use to improve my overall musicianship. He shares this knowledge openly and provides reassurance. He has taught me breathing techniques that allow me to use more air. He also taught me how to be more direct with my air. He is an amazing teacher and his low stress demeanor made it easy for me to learn from mistakes without getting overwhelmed."
Jenique
Took Trumpet lessons from Andrew G.
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