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Robin L.

14 Reviews
Milpitas, CA
Starting at $50
  • B.S. Music Education (K-12) from Roberts Wesleyan College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Robin L.

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Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to play a few folk songs and as time goes on you'll be able to treble clef fluently. I specialize in classical music, typically use traditional band method books, and have the following tools available for your lessons: metronome, and laptop. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Robin

Hi, there! My name is Robin L. and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2014 and have loved helping my students learn to play their band instrument for solo competitions, or just for fun! I have a Masters degree in saxophone performance from San Jose State and went to

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Lessa H.
Our daughter really likes her. She's patient and eager to help Lessa learn and catch up to her grade level.
Ignacio B.
Robin is wonderful!
Reed
Robin was early to our first lesson. She worked with my son easily, he felt comfortable with her. She helped him with his fingering and gave tips for the difficult notes. We look forward to working with her for the next month.
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Linda C.

22 Reviews
Campbell, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Linda C.

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I started playing the clarinet when I was in 4th grade, and I still have the same instrument!

I've been teaching clarinet for over 30 years. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to assemble your instrument, place your reed correctly, and know where your fingers go. As time goes on you'll be able to read music and play simple songs. Any beginning clarinet book will get us started. In addition to your clarinet and book, you will also need extra reeds, cork grease, and a cleaning swab. As you progress, a a metronome may be helpful. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

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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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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Jon S.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • BME in Music Education from The College of Wooster
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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Jon S.

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I work with the student to develop a curriculum based on their musical interests and my own teaching pedagogy. I strongly feel that for musicians to own their education, they must have a say in what they play. Assigning method books and mindless etudes to practice doesn't have nearly the same effect asking them "Ok, what kind of music do YOU like? What do you want to PLAY? What do you want to LEARN?".

I believe that students learn best when they are invested in a subject, and the best way to get them invested is to individually get to know each one, speak to them on their level, and get them playing music they're interested in.

About Jon

I'm a professional performer, educator, and recording artist. I received my Masters in Music from New Mexico State University, and my BA and BME from the College of Wooster in Ohio. Students can expect to improve their technique and performing repertoire within a matter of weeks. We will collabo

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Abby
My experience with Jon is pleasant and effective. His knowledge and patience creates a fun atmosphere that is both challenging and inspiring. He clearly loves to teach and I am lucky to learn from him.
Nosa
Jon was wonderful! He gave me some great tips and even provided some material in helping me build
My guitar skills. He was great at listening and giving me a well thought out answers to my questions. I highly recommend it this teacher!
Dave
Jon is great! Initially I was concerned he was using a lot of the time assessing, but his suggestions were SO pertinent that I now appreciate that he spent a lot of time upfront to know me, my goals and my current level. I can tell his advice will be fruitful!

Meet Online Clarinet Teachers Serving Scotts Valley, CA

Brooke L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Brooke L.

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About Brooke

I am a professional jazz pianist, arranger and educator based in New York City. I graduated from the Conservatory at Purchase College with a Bachelors Degree in Jazz Piano Performance. My piano students enjoy having a balance of technique for longevity in their playing and applying these concept

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Claire G.

52 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, Spanish, English
  • Awarded Elected Member of the Society of Pi Kappa Lambda from Beta Omega Chapter
  • Master of Music from California State University Fullerton
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Claire G.

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I just received my Doctorate in clarinet performance from the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami. During my doctoral program, I was the teaching assistant in clarinet for three years. Previously, in May 2016, I graduated from California State University with a Master in Music in clarinet performance under the teaching of Hakan Rosengren, international soloist. Finally, prior to my doctorate studies, I studied with Boris Allakhverdyan, principal clarinetist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. I am a Buffet Crampon USA sponsored artist.

I have the experience of teaching private lessons in France and America and I am seeking clarinet students of every level and age.

I will focus my teaching on your needs and can help you improve technique, musicianship and sound production. I also can help you get ready for auditions and recitals.

About Claire

Hello, my name is Claire :) I am French and arrived in the US for the first time in August 2010 to study music. I just graduated in May 2020 with Doctorate in Music. I was on a full scholarship for the three years of my doctorate degree at the University of Miami. I earned a Master in Music Perform

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David W.
Claire is fantastic!
David W.
Thank you Claire!
Rémy
Perfect start, excited to see the progression (for my son.) Thanks!

Harry G.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks German
  • Teaching since 1983
  • 3 years music performance from University of Denver
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Harry G.

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I individualize each students instruction. I keep in mind the students and parents goals and schedule when I make this plan.

About Harry

I started playing clarinet in the school band at age six. My father was a musician, and he thought that playing in the school band would help me overcome my extreme shyness. I remember my first music lesson. I really liked my teacher. He came to my house, and he helped me to care for my clarine

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Javier B.
Very good first lesson
Rylee
Harry helped my daughter polish up some pieces for an audition. She was nervous and didn't feel fully prepared. Three visits from Harry gave her some great instruction and the confidence to go in and nail her audition!
Tracy L.
My son has had three lessons so far, and we have been very impressed. Mr. Grainger does a great job of encouraging my son through positive feedback, making lessons fun, and giving him very specific, targeted feedback to improve his playing. He has been very flexible and responsive to our changing needs. I highly recommend him.

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Average Cost of Clarinet Lessons in Scotts Valley, CA

The average cost of 60-minute clarinet lessons in Scotts Valley is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $109 per hour.
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"Gio was great- very patient with my son who is a clarinet beginner."
Brian
Took Clarinet lessons from Gio A.
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"Mr. Gibson is a great clarinet teacher and my son loves his technique."
Dao
Took Clarinet lessons from Damien G.
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"Victoria is fantastic with Audrey. Audrey is progressing well and excited to continue learning which is the most important part."
Bryan
Took Clarinet lessons from Victoria N.
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"What a difference a few lessons can make

Our daughter is in middle school and is playing in a band with about 20 other clarinets. At the first testing, she was seated in the middle of the pack. When she asked to take music lessons, we looked online and found Mikaela. Within a few lessons, Mikaela was able to find small things that made a huge difference. Now not only is our daughter playing better but has a lot more confidence with the clarinet as well.

Mikaela is very personable and patient. She really seems to care about our daughter and makes the lessons enjoyable. Not sure that we could have found a better instructor for our daughter!"
Dennis
Took Clarinet lessons from Mikaela Y.
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"I was Mark's student during all my musical carreer at the university. Mark is a great teacher with a lot of experience and is also a wonderful musician. He knows all the solo clarinet repertoire especially orchestral and quickly recognizes problems with details providing the required tools of knowledge to resolve them."
Glenda
Took Clarinet lessons from Mark F.
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"As a language teacher, I was looking for a clarinet/saxophone instructor with excellent communication skills and the ability to teach musical technique in an empathetic way. I was lucky to find Masaru Koga in Cupertino, California.

I enjoyed weekly lessons for about three years and really reached the point where I was constantly improving my clarinet mastery and getting closer to my performance goals. At one point, I became so enthusiastic, I also began saxophone lessons with Masaru!

I looked froward to meeting him for my weekly lessons and felt he gave more than 100% in patience, encouragement, and musical technique. He has a very warm, giving personality and when we were together, I made great progress and was very motivated to study and practice on my own.

I enthusiastically recommend Masaru Koga to other music students and wish I could be his student again!"
Rick Jacobs
Took Clarinet lessons from Masaru K.
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"Very kind and patient instructor!"
Cambria
Took Clarinet lessons from Chelsea C.
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"Before beginning lessons with Carter, playing clarinet was something that I dreaded to do to say the least. Once I started lessons I experienced exponential growth in my playing abilities and began to enjoy the instrument. Fast forward 6 years, because of the help of Carter, I have the opportunity to perform in prestigious youth groups, and have experiences that I wouldn't have had otherwise. Because of my lessons I have developed a love for playing clarinet and music that I wouldn't have had without Carter. -Matthew 6 years"
Matthew
Took Clarinet lessons from Carter W.
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"Kathleen is dedicated, positive and timely. My daughter likes learning from her and I am glad I hired her."
Steve
Took Clarinet lessons from Kathleen F.
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"Teaching not only requires technical expertise, but it also requires kindness and thoughtfulness. Stephanie is a master at all these things, and learning from her is a genuinely awesome experience."
Andrew
Took Clarinet lessons from Stephanie D.
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