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Shannon S.

79 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA-Performance from Univ of MO-KC, Winona State Univ
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Shannon S.

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all levels through college/adult.

Affiliations:
American Association of University Professors
American Federation of Musicians
American Symphony Orchestra League
College Music Society
Houston Flute Club
International Double-Reed Society
International Clarinet Society
National Flute Association
North American Saxophone Alliance

About Shannon

AFFILIATIONS: Music: AAUP, AFM, ASOL/LAO, CMS, HFC, NFA, IDRS, ICS, NASA. Fitness: ISSA, NDETA, ASHI, USAT, LCT, BAM, HRTC. -------------- MUSIC (see fitness below): Shannon has numerous years experience teaching all skill levels on woodwinds, and beginning-intermediate piano & classical stri

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Johnathan
Shannon has worked with me for years, as my nutrition/fitness/strength trainer and my private music instructor! I love her! She is so patient, kind and knowledgeable. She cares and only wants to help me be better at everything I do! And she is always there to help even between sessions. She's all in!
Kayla
Sharon takes time to listen to you and cares about you as a person as much as a student.
She has been knowledgeable on any instrument I have done lessons on (flute, clarinet, alto sax, cello, and violin).
Sandra
Shannon has been my triathlon coach and conditioning trainer for 3 years and I couldn't be more pleased. My racing times continue to improve, as I continue to aim for longer races. I just completed my first Half Ironman (70.3 miles)! I have never been injured in her care. She really knows what she's doing.
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Matthew B.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors of Music Education from The Mason Gross School of the Arts
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Matthew B.

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Lessons are flexible to student interest. Expectations for practice and technique are consistent and clear. Practice materials and curriculum are catered to individual needs, focusing on the minimization of practice time through objective and effective strategies. Lessons can be recorded. Reed making and recital preparation are optional.

About Matthew

Originally from the Jersey Shore, Matthew is an educator and active freelance musician in the tri-state area. He received his bachelors degree in music education from the Mason Gross School of the Arts (Rutgers University) before completing his masters degree in music performance from the Steinhard

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Cahara P.
My daughter said she really enjoyed herself and can't wait to see you again
Vivi
Very knowledgeable, patient, kind , fun, energetic instructor. I will refer him to anyone.
Sophia
Sophia, my six year old, had her first lesson this evening with Matthew. He was extremely attentive and understood very quickly where she was level-wise and was able to tailor a lesson without hesitation. She really enjoyed her time and I think she got a lot out of it. She can't wait for next week.
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Kaitlyn J.

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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor's of Oboe Performance from Southern Illinois University
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Kaitlyn J.

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I have been teaching oboe lessons for seven years, and although the oboe is a difficult instrument, I believe you can learn to have a good sound early on with the right instruction! I am a professional oboist who loves sharing the fun of oboe with others. All experience levels are welcome and lessons will be catered to your needs and feedback on what you want to be able to play. I put a lot of emphasis on good tone, technique, sightreading, and some music theory. I really do look forward to working with you!

About Kaitlyn

I started playing the oboe when I was nine and eventually received a Bachelor's in Oboe Performance from Southern Illinois University in 2018. I have lived in Illinois my whole life, but I am moving to Indiana soon after I get married this year! I love teaching students and I have the most experien

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Joshua W.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Oboe performance from Winthrop University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joshua W.

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I will help find good oboe repertoire to prep you for college level playing. I will teach the basics from fingerings all the way to advanced techniques like double tonguing. Same applies for English horn if desired

About Joshua

Hi! I am Joshua, and I am a woodwind doubler. This means that I specialize in all of the woodwind instruments, but my primary instrument is Oboe. I am a third year college student majoring in Oboe performance, and I have made the intercollegiate honor band in South Carolina. I have also attended the

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Karen
Josh is a fantastic clarinet instructor. He’s enthusiastic, patient, and finds the right balance of fun and challenging exercises. I’ve been pleasantly surprised by how well the online lessons have gone.
Heather M.
If you've ever had to tell a coworker how to do something on a computer that you do 100 times a day without thinking, you know how hard it is to verbalize the things you do with muscle memory. Joshua is a whiz at finding exactly the right way to explain how to adjust my mechanics to make progress on my instrument. I played flute in HS over 30 years ago and was a little nervous about starting over at my age but Joshua is completely supportive and positive and fun. I also happen to be a science teacher and I've loved being a student again because it's helping me relate to my students and to think about feedback - so it's like my flute lessons are coming with bonus lessons on how to teach. I've learned a lot from Joshua in just a couple of months.
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Bonnie P.

93 Reviews
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  • Speaks english, english
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Bonnie P.

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I like music to be fun! I have played in major symphony orchestras, classical and jazz groups, in costume at Universal Studios and surrounding Orlando area and created my own pop oboe CDs. I like to explore all styles of music including pop, rock, jazz and classical.

About Bonnie

Bonnie started piano at age 4, clarinet by third grade, and oboe in the 8th grade. In High School, she played oboe, bagpipes, and saxophone in the jazz band winning the Best Jazz Soloist Award. She also won the Young Artist Competition and played with the Tampa Symphony. While attending USF, she co

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Mindy
Outstanding teacher and absolutely wonderful with my daughters! I highly recommend Bonnie!
Kathie E.
Best teacher eeevvveeerrrr
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Christina G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English
  • Professional Studies Diploma in Oboe Performance from The San Francisco Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Christina G.

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Hey there - I’m the English Hornist and Second Oboe with the Atlanta Opera. I live just north of Atlanta and freelance across the Southeast US. I’ve been teaching private lessons for eight years, and I’m always looking for new students! I enjoy teaching all ages and ability levels. It doesn't matter if you're in middle school or if you're a retiree looking for something new - I'm here to help you achieve your goals. As a teacher, I always try to align with your personal objectives and will strive to push you to heights you didn't know you could achieve! Whether you're learning the oboe as a hobby, or if you're preparing for an important audition, I will give you the tools you need to succeed.

A bit more about me: I have a Bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and a Performance Diploma from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music where I studied under Russ deLuna and Eugene Izotov. During my graduate studies, I regularly performed with the San Francisco Symphony.

About Christina

I am the newly tenured Second Oboe and Solo English Horn of the Atlanta Opera. During my graduate studies, I was a regular guest Principal and Second oboe with the San Francisco Symphony. While not working in Georgia, I freelance extensively throughout the Southeastern United States and maintain a p

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Average Cost of Oboe Lessons in Saratoga, CA

The average cost of 60-minute oboe lessons in Saratoga is $64. 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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"Phillip was an excellent oboe teacher for our middle school daughter. He determined what was causing problems with her instrument and was very focused on helping her with her band assignments.

Phillip has an easy-going and pleasant manner and will be a good match for a wide range of students."
David
Took Oboe lessons from Phillip L.
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"Bonnie was wonderfully patient with technology difficulties and wonderfully instructive with my daughter. Great start!"
Sue
Took Oboe lessons from Bonnie P.
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"She was very patient with my 8 year old son. Very kind and punctual."
Beth
Took Oboe lessons from Bonnie P.
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"This lesson was extremely helpful!"
Stephanie
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"Great teacher, very patient and knowledgeable. My daughter has been taking lessons for a bit over a month and has made very noticeable progress and is excited to practice and go to lessons."
Alissa
Took Oboe lessons from Jill M.
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"My 10-year old son is taking oboe lessons from Jill. I like that she is such a specialist on the oboe but also understands children and how to teach them. This is a great combination. We are very happy with her!"
Linda
Took Oboe lessons from Jill M.
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"she was the best oboe instructer ever. i really enjoyed her."
Rayne
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"Grace is very professional and knowledgeable . She has been wonderful and very patient with my Daughter."
N Hill
Took Oboe lessons from Grace M.
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"Dawn was great with my 10 year old son. She really took a lot of time with him. She had a lit of patience. By the end of the lesson he had learned how to do some of the fingering he had been having trouble with. He felt a lot more confident with his Instrument. I would highly recommend her to any student. In addition to the lesson, she was very easy to schedule with and fit us in at very short notice."
Fritz
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"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."
Randy
Took Oboe lessons from Grace M.
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