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Briana V.

3 Reviews
Pasadena, CA
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. Music - Oboe Performance from UCLA
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Briana V.

3 Reviews
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I am very passionate about music and oboe, so I can provide lots of important info about college auditions and prepping for an upcoming concert! I have played many pieces from the standard oboe repertoire and have learned many of the prominent orchestral excerpts for oboe! I can also help with any reed making questions!

About Briana

Hello! I am a recent graduate from UCLA, where I received a degree in Oboe Performance. I have been playing the oboe for almost 10 years now! I currently live in Pasadena and am accepting new students. I am very passionate about music, the oboe, and reed making. I have played with numerous musical

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Briana is an amazing musician and a fantastic teacher! She has the experience to teach all levels and is a great reed maker. Lessons are always fun and I always learn something new. Thanks Briana! :)

Osvaldo G.

Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English and Spanish
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner
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Osvaldo G.

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I will make it a priority to get to know you on a personal level and to become familiar with your personal musical needs and goals. I have a warm personality, am extremely friendly, and will strive to get to know you.

I will show you the fundamentals of sight reading, technique and theory and can also incorporate your favourite songs into your lessons (if there's any in particular that you would like to learn).

About Osvaldo

Osvaldo U. Gonzalez is a music educator and clarinetist in the Greater Los Angeles area. He also performs and teaches saxophone and oboe. Especially devoted to music education, he has coached and instructed at Don Bosco Technical Institute, Glendale High School, Saturday Conservatory of Music, Corn

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Bennett L.

1 Review
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $40
  • Bachelors of Music in Music Education from University of the Pacific
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Awarded Theodore Presser Undergraduate Scholar Award from The Presser Foundation
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Bennett L.

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I specialize in the all levels of oboe students! Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be performing in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of reed making, note reading, sight reading, technique, and more. Let's get started!

About Bennett

Hailed by Stockton’s own ‘Stockton Record’, “Lopez impressed the judges during the Conservatory of Music’s annual concerto competition, earning the opportunity to accentuate [his] abilities as soloist with the University Symphony Orchestra…” As a freelancer, he has performed with groups across C

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Patrick
Classes are well organized and flexible to suit my needs as new music is given out in band or a new solo is needed for some audition. I enjoy his teaching style very much and have learned so much about technical and musical aspects of playing the oboe!

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Jill M.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Bachelor Of Music from Aaron Copland School of Music of C.U.N.Y.
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jill M.

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I have been playing and teaching oboe for over 35 years. Many of my students have gone on to play in universities with scholarships, but more importantly have developed a love of music. I was the founder and co-artistic director of an award winning chamber group having two on-going subscription series. Within the first few lessons you will be able to read musical notation, understand basic music theory, and play simple songs. Depending on your ability, I will choose the right method book for you. I love working with students of all ages and can't wait to meet you!
My teaching style is relaxed, but highly structured. My former students made great advancements with my guidance. However, no advancement can be achieved without the student putting in the necessary time at home to practice their instrument.

About Jill

I have been a professional musician for over 40 years and have taught beginning piano and oboe privately and in group classes. As of March, I will be teaching exclusively online. When the virus is more controlled, I will resume in studio lessons. Your lessons should be fun, exciting, and challeng

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Hannah
My daughter is 5 and this is her first time having formal piano lessons. Ms. Masiello's experience teaching young students makes her classes highly interactive, fun and effective. I look forward to watching Hannah grow in skill and enjoyment.
Scott
Jill is an accomplished, professional instructor. She has patiently taught my child how to play the Oboe correctly. My child has dramatically improved with Jill being her instructor over the year.
Cameron C.
Jill is such a patient teacher. She made my twelve year old son feel at ease trying piano for the first time. She genuinely cares about her students.
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Grace M.

52 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Bachelor of Music - Oboe Performance from University of Hartford
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Grace M.

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With 10 years of teaching experience, I specialize in working with students of all ages and abilities. Lessons incorporate music theory, technique, and lyrical expression. I look forward to helping you reach your goals!

I hold a Master's Degree in Oboe Performance from the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at California State University, Long Beach. During my studies I studied with Carolyn Hove and Humbert Lucarelli.

About Grace

Grace has extensive experience teaching private and group lessons, including lessons in Piano, English Horn and reed making. Her students have gone on to win scholarships and place in honor orchestras. Currently, her students hold the top spots in nTyme's (North Torrance Youth Musicians Ensemble) C

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Karen S.
Great online lesson! I haven't played the oboe in 20 years. Prior to my first lesson with Grace, she provided contact info for a reputable oboe dealer as well as a source of reeds - so I would be ready to get started. During my first lesson, I played a few different oboes I had on trial from the oboe dealer. I played, and we discussed the pros and cons of each. Grace also suggested ways to improve my embouchure, as well as relaxation techniques for holding my instrument - to avoid fatigue. I was pleasantly surprised at how much ground we covered during the first lesson!
Randy
I have made amazing progress in just a week thanks to Grace getting right to the heart of the matter, even to the point of helping me with an online repair.
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Andrew G.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Morris M. Martin Scholarship from University of North Texas
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Andrew G.

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Music is an art form that I have a passion for and it is my goal for each student to find their passion with music in their own way. I can provide the tools and know-how to build a foundation of playing that will be enriching for you as my student - because it was the result of your own hard work and commitment. There are many sides to music and I am happy to work with whatever a student would like to play; be it a sonata, concerto, or ensemble work and even a pop song or two! I want to make my student's experience enjoyable and worthwhile. This is a safe space for you as my student to try new things without judgment or harsh criticism. This is your opportunity to set and reach your personal goals and artistic aspirations! I have the mastery and experience of playing in a variety of highly regarded positions both academically and professionally, and as a result of my own time working with world famous musicians. Finally, I understand music as a language that few can tap into, but all ...

About Andrew

Hello! I am an oboist as well as music theorist and I welcome students of all ages and abilities. I have 20+ years of experience playing the oboe with a master's degree in performance and a master's degree in music theory and composition. And I have continuously performed as principal oboe for doze

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Andrew J. Warner
Very satisfied with Andrew's support of my son's oboe classes. Andrew was patient and encouraging, which is exactly what my son needed. I was sorry that he moved an could no longer teach my son.

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Average Cost of Oboe Lessons in Santa Monica, CA

The average cost of 60-minute oboe lessons in Santa Monica is $62. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $101 per hour.
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"Very good and got help on scales and music."
Jody
Took Oboe lessons from Phillip L.
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"Angela is awesome. My daughter needed to work toward some specific performance goals and Angela was able to give her just the help she needed. She was very flexible and easy to work with."
Anne
Took Oboe lessons from Angela P.
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"Rina taught my son oboe lessons for two years. She was the perfect mix of being approachable, friendly, knowledgeable, and serious about teaching oboe. When I was looking for a teacher I was especially concerned that I find someone who would go beyond teaching how to play the notes, and would get deeply into the technique - the real details of articulation and all of the performance points specific to the oboe. My son always ended lessons being motivated to practice and enjoying the experience. He also mentioned that he learned more in a single lesson with Rina than in months with other teachers. I recommend Rina as an oboe teacher without reservation."
Michael
Took Oboe lessons from Rina M.
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"Bonnie did a great job with my daughter. She had just taken up the oboe during the school year and we wanted to keep up her skills during the summer. Bonnie was great helping my daughter learn additional oboe techniques that will help her when she returns to school. I was very impressed with Takelessons and the convenience of doing lessons in our own home. Bonnie was very flexible with our summer schedule too."
Jamie
Took Oboe lessons from Bonnie P.
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"She was nice and understanding."
Greta
Took Oboe lessons from Bonnie P.
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"Classes are well organized and flexible to suit my needs as new music is given out in band or a new solo is needed for some audition. I enjoy his teaching style very much and have learned so much about technical and musical aspects of playing the oboe!"
Patrick
Took Oboe lessons from Bennett L.
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"Dawn is a wonderful teacher- patient, fun, encouraging who customizes the lessons to my needs and then sends an email full of lesson notes so I can keep on track with my practice sessions. I'm an adult learner and highly recommend her as an oboe teacher."
Briana
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"Fantastic fun class. Thanks for all your help."
Leathia R.
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"Very helpful! Thank you for working with us when we were running late. I learned a great deal and look forward to working with Bonnie in the future."
Emily
Took Oboe lessons from Bonnie P.
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"I thoroughly enjoyed taking lessons with Lot. I was a beginner student on baroque oboe and she helped me to attain facility with the instrument in addition to teaching me to make baroque oboe reeds. I would thoroughly reccomend taking lessons with Lot!"
Zack
Took Oboe lessons from Lot D.
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