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Ray R.

5 Reviews
Van Nuys, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Electronic Production and Design from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2002
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Ray R.

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About Ray

Hello! My name is Ray, I'm 31 years old, and was born in Queens, NY. I studied classical music for many years as a youngster at the Aaron Copeland School of Music college preparatory program. During this program I was introduced to Jazz, and around the same time began experimenting with synth

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Cynthia
Ray is an amazing teacher. My 11-year-old has high-functioning autism and has a great interest in learning music. I was hesitant to hire just any teacher, as many teachers don't have the patience and understanding to work with special needs kids. However, Ray has been not only patient, but he has an exceptional way of teaching my son in a way that he would understand and retain the information. Ray is creative, intuitive, and experienced. My son is very happy and enjoys the lesson every single time. Thanks Ray.
Maximus
Awesome!!!!!!!! So sweet! Cool hair : ))
Eden H.
My daughter is loving her cello lessons with Ray even more than she expected. She feels she is really improving.
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Antonia B.

10 Reviews
Burbank, CA
Starting at $35
  • Awarded California All-State Choir Participant from CCDA
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Antonia B.

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I have spent over 12 years studying trumpet. During this time I have focused on jazz and it's impact on pop, rock, and R&B music. Coupled with my expertise as a lead singer, I can take your performance skills and stage presence to the next level. I also work great with kids, creating a fun learning environment to get them excited about different styles of music.

About Antonia

Antonia is a professional trumpet player, vocalist, and songwriter in the Los Angeles area. Starting violin at age 5, Antonia quickly developed a passion for music. Captivated by the raw power and tone of brass instruments, she traded in her violin for a trumpet at age 10. 
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Cora (8) & Emma (7) Rowley R.
I am amazed how easy my daughter's online piano lessons are. She has learned so quickly and effortlessly because of Antonio's teaching.
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Robert C.

1 Review
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • B.A in Music from Cal Poly Pomona
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Robert C.

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We will work on strengthening fundamentals as well as building music theory knowledge. The focus will be classical, but can also include jazz and learning how to improvise. Each student enters with a goal, and I want to work with them to reach it.

About Robert

Hello there! I am Robert and I play trombone. I have been playing for 12 years and received a Bachelors in Music from Cal Poly Pomona. I have been teaching private lessons since 2013 on both Trumpet and Trombone. In addition, I gig professionally in Southern California and teach music at an element

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Heather Sibley
I can't say enough good things about Robert. He has instructed my 10 year old son for a year. Robert has kept my son engaged with his instrument, and music in general, and we have seen a steady improvement in his playing. He has been kind and gentle at times, yet firm when needed. An all around excellent teacher.

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Chris P.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Bachelor of Music Education from Florida State University
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Chris P.

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I am a musician with expierence playing French Horn with professional orchestras and chamber groups. I have spent 5 years teaching privately and held positions teaching in the public schools. Through my public school experience I have had the opportunity to give many trumpet lessons. In my lessons we not only focus on having good sound, technique, and musicianship but also having fun while playing the instrument! It is my goal to bring the students personality out through their music.

About Chris

Hello! Let me start by thanking you for your interest in private horn lessons! They are a great way to express yourself or make band class at school even more fun by staying ahead of the curve. I started my career at Florida State University and majored in both Music Education and Horn Performan

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Amy Lemelin
Was very kind and helpful was also a great help in my technical skills playing the instrument and in the music.
Dennis
Mr. Phelps is an outstanding instructor! He worked with my large group, small group, and private lessons students. As a band director, I truly appreciated his professionalism and demeanor with all of my students of all ages and levels - very supportive and very encouraging. His lesson are high-energy and up-tempo, the kids loved it! Chris is an excellent choice for lessons. I highly recommend him!
John
Chris was a great teacher and help to our daughter. He was also very flexible with our schedule and often helped us move the time to fit perfectly...on Sunday no less! Within a short time both her band leader and us could hear the difference in her performance. Super nice nice guy too and that’s coming from a Gators fan (if you follow college football you will understand this). Best of luck up there Chris!

Sean H.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sean H.

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Learning to play the trumpet is a rewarding experience. Many people think you need to be big and tough to play the trumpet. But it's quite the opposite - it is an instrument requiring precision coordination between the embochure (lips) and the fingers. It's more akin to precision surgury than an athletic competition.

I will help the student develop a good foundation to play the trumpet well. Everyone wants to play loud and high but developing a good sound is crucial before attempting advanced techniques. I will help the student make sure they are developing and progressing in the right direction.

About Sean

We are a husband and wife piano teaching team that enjoy seeing children grow as they expand their musical skill set. We are firm believers of learning the fundamentals. We teach all ages and levels, and want our students to be having fun! And if your piano needs a tuning, we do that too! It

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Brandon
Jacob
Sean did a great job, we are happy we found him.
Ron S.
Sean is a great teacher. It has been my experience with 2 previous “teachers” that were very accomplished trumpet players, but failed to articulate their message to help me improve.
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Maureen S.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • PhD in Professional Studies in Education from Capella University
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Maureen S.

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Levels 1-10 MTAC Certificate of Merit, College Level Classical and Jazz

About Maureen

•The styles I teach most often are jazz, classical and popular. Although I have studied many different genres, my specialties are saxophone and composition. I have studied with music teachers such as Anthony Braxton, Herb Pomeroy, Charlie Banacos, Jerry Bergonzi, Gary Burton, Joe Viola, Ken Pullig,

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Beverly
Maureen has been a wonderful clarinet teacher! Being an adult who is picking up the clarinet again, I like how Maureen provides a balance of theory, exercises, improvision, and various methods to help me in my playing.

Maureen is patient, always willing to answer questions and encouraging. She makes you want to try harder!
Dahlia M.
Maureen is patient, methodical and focused. Great first lesson. I am very encouraged.
Maureen
I highly recommend Dr Maureen Spanza . She has been wonderful with teaching my granddaughter

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Average Cost of Trumpet Lessons in Santa Monica, CA

The average cost of 60-minute trumpet lessons in Santa Monica 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.
30 min
$42 average
45 min
$56 average
60 min
$70 average

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"Offers technique suggestions, good assessment on my son’s ability & how he can improve and worked well with my son to keep him engaged during the lesson."
Aiden
Took Trumpet lessons from David R.
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"Justin is very patient and knowledgeable and has great insights on how to help you along."
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Took Trumpet lessons from Justin B.
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"Caleb has been my son’s trumpet instructor for almost 6 months 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!"
Jack Strotz
Took Trumpet lessons from Caleb M.
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"Trumpet Lessons for my son

My son is 12 years old, has been playing Trumpet and Flugelhorn for about 5 years, and he needed a private instruction to take his music to the next level. He has made great progress under Chris' guidance, and his easy going manner has made our son feel very comfortable with the lesson environment. He is very talented, and would highly recommend Chris for anyone looking to further their capabilities."
Steve
Took Trumpet lessons from Christopher E.
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"Justin is an outstanding teacher. My 10 year old son had been been taking in-person lessons for a year and a half with another teacher. A few weeks ago I learned about Justin's online classes and signed up. Any doubts that I had about online instruction ended after the first lesson. My son is improving greatly. This is his review, "He's an excellent teacher because he has good teaching skills!" Justin uses helpful materials, he has a clear methodology, he's thorough, and as a current performer he's inspiring. We plan to continue with Justin weekly in the school year."
KB
Took Trumpet lessons from Justin B.
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"I thoroughly enjoyed having Matt as my teacher for 4 years.

Matt is patient, thoughtful, and talented. Matt helped me to improve my trumpet playing, and I also learned a lot about music theory and how to play by ear.

I highly recommend Matt!"
David
Took Trumpet lessons from Matt H.
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"After just one lesson, my son was even more interested in playing his trumpet. He went home and practiced everything David taught him. David gave him some tips on making the sounds flow more naturally."
Raymond
Took Trumpet lessons from David L.
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"Bobby was very patience,and an excellent instructor .We were on the same page."
Walter
Took Trumpet lessons from Bobby S.
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"Max, is great teacher. He understands the students needs and tailors his pace accordingly. He is easily able to spot a weak spot in a student's technique and help them correct it easily. He is also immensely patient and easygoing.

His skills with the trumpet are top notch. He makes trumpet playing so easy. Max is easily one of the best music teachers that I have come across."
Carey
Took Trumpet lessons from Max O.
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"John is a great instructor, having his own background in trumpet playing and a high understanding of how to play the instrument. Having received lessons from him for a year now, I can say I have really improved alot thanks to him. John is very patient, and very accommodating."
Deaven
Took Trumpet lessons from John G.
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