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Gary R.

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San Diego, CA
Starting at $58
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelors Degree in Music Education from University of North Texas
  • Awarded Outstanding music student from Richland jr College
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Gary R.

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I can teach any level of trumpet playing. Classical, Jazz, funk.
Beginners or advanced players. I have studied trumpet with many of the best teachers in America, including John Haynie, Bert Truax, locally Gilbert Castellanos and Arturo Sandoval. The list is too long to name the all,but I have had opportunities to learn from many of the most famous players.

About Gary

Hello, my name is Gary R. and I am a life long music instructor. YES! I teach online and have been for years. If you would like to use your down time to learn something new, let's get started! Whether you are just beginning, or have been making music since you were a kid, you should know that

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Jill B.
Gary is cool
Andy K.
Gary did a great job of getting me started on my first piano lesson. Learned a lot on my first day...hope I can measure up to my practice plan for the week! Bravo!
John R.
Gary's just fantastic. He has the knowledge and the attitude that makes learning both effective and fun. He's working with me to help learn the kind playing I want (mostly modern songs) but knows when to reach for other material to help learn important techniques.
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Sandra L.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sandra L.

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I am a passionate teacher and I work to understand each individual and help achieve the goals we set together. Ask me as many questions as you like! I love helping students understand!

About Sandra

Hi, I'm Sandra and I have been teaching in the Bay Area since 2006. I have a passion for working with young students, in a fun and encouraging environment. I design individualized lesson plans and your child will have clear direction of weekly goals. I expect my students to work towards mastery a

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Carla
Ms. Laverty has been my son’s private trumpet teacher since the summer of 2012. She is patient, kind and very supportive of his efforts in playing the trumpet. In large part, she is the reason that my son enjoys playing trumpet and continues to thrive as a musician.

From the beginning she tailored her lessons to include the music that my son was interested in and also added increasingly more complex music to work on and master.

Sandra has taped him playing during lessons to show him how and where he can improve in body position, quality of sound and other nuances. She regularly uses her laptop computer to show videos of performances that support the lesson and also assigns various Internet sites to view for exposure to other musicians and styles.

Sandra regularly provides opportunities for my son to perform in public. He has performed at the annual CMEA event at San Jose State University, and other smaller events where he played solo on stage. They have both joined in at a local café for practice in improvisation, as my son loves to play jazz. This has really helped in his jazz solo opportunities at school. She has also organized a quartet of student trumpet players to work together on various music pieces and then they all performed together for family and friends. This was a unique experience for the children to practice and play together and perform as a group.

My son is also interested in basketball and baseball, and Sandra has been very flexible in scheduling lessons to accommodate my son’s athletic and school schedules. After about 6 months of lessons, she offered twice a week lessons to capitalize on my son’s enthusiasm and increase the speed of musical advancement so his confidence soared and he wanted to play more because he liked doing something he felt he was good at. He kept this schedule for about a year and then back to once a week to allow for more time for other interests.

During middle school, my son played trumpet in both the Advanced Band and also Jazz Band classes. This past summer, Sandra again offered twice weekly lessons to get ready for his high school debut. As a result, he was chosen to play first chair in the high school jazz band. He was also one of only two freshmen that were accepted into the most advanced band class (also known at Wind Ensemble) at Lincoln High School.

I recommend Sandra Laverty, without reservation, for any trumpet teaching opportunity.
Daphne R.
Sandra was very helpful with my 11 year old. She taught a good mix of theory and practical experience. She helped my daughter build skills and was very encouraging.
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Andrew G.

34 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Duke Ellington Festival Honorable Mention Award for Best Solo from Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
  • Music Minor, Jazz Performance Concentration from Temple University
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Andrew G.

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Hello and welcome to my studio!

***I will begin teaching online AND in-person starting in July!!!

In my studio, all trumpet players feel welcomed and I will do my best to keep you/your child happy and having fun while taking lessons :)

Your first lesson begins with breathing exercises as we need air to play trumpet. Proper posture, embouchure for playing, and making a nice sound will come next. I have several method books depending on your trumpet experience, but if you already have a book we can use yours. We will also work on the more detailed aspects of trumpet playing such as articulations and range (yay high notes!), while learning new songs!

If you are already a more advanced student, we will work on music that pushes you to a higher level (Clarke, Arbans, Bordogni, etc.). I will also give you more detailed and advanced concepts to remove excess tension, play more musically instead of robotically, and overall make playing feel much easier.

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As a teacher, I want nothing more than my students to be happy playing music while attaining their goals. ***I will begin teaching online AND in-person starting in July!!! I started trumpet as a young elementary schooler and began teaching private lessons in 2013. I had very poor technique

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Alastair
Great first lesson! Looking forward to more!
Donovan B.
Great lesson! I Iearned a lot.
Alan J.
The two students have thoroughly enjoyed their lessons: they are challenging, but the students rise to the occasion and love to practice.
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John A.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1999
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John A.

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Improve musicianship, phrasing and overall technique

About John

I consider myself to be friendly, outgoing and serious but with a sense of humor. I genuinely love music and I am an artist who enjoys teaching and wish to impart my love for the great masters to my students. I pay attention to details like phrasing, expression and overall musicianship. I am a re

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Isabella
Mr. Aragon has continually shown me his love for music through his teaching. As an instructor, he paid close attention to my technique when playing the piano, guitar, or flute, and helped me improve it. Through the years, he has strongly influenced my love for music, and I continue to use what he has taught me when playing instruments and music outside the classroom. Overall, Mr. Aragon is a great, professional instructor who is passionate about teaching students music through music theory and his love of rock n roll and classical music.
Patricia T.
I went for my first lesson this morning & John was excellent! Very professional & informative. I look forward to more upcoming lessons in the following weeks!!!
Pauline
Mr.Aragon was my son’s grade school music teacher for 8 yrs. He is very patient and encouraging, and my son really enjoyed it when Mr.Aragon would teach the class music from the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s. Now my son appreciates Motown, Michael Jackson, the Beatles, and Billy Joel as much as he does current alternative music, and he is 13!
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Joshua D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Master of Music in Orchestral Performance from Carnegie Mellon University
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Joshua D.

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I am a professional trumpeter with 8 years of private lesson teaching experience. Want your trumpet playing to excel? By developing a personalized routine, you will be on your way to making it into your city's youth performance ensemble or sitting first chair in your high school's concert band.

In lessons, a great emphasis will be placed on breathing, sound concepts, reading proficiency and style training. As a student, you will learn how to stay organized and on track to making weekly progress.

About Joshua

Hello! My name is Joshua Decker, a passionate music educator and professional musician from Columbus, OH. I am a section trumpet player in several central Ohio based orchestras, and frequently play musicals in some of the most illustrious organizations in the area. Some of my past performance experi

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Thomas K.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Thomas K.

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Strong instrumental playing begins with a solid understanding of the fundamentals of music and the simple act of making a sound from the instrument. Students learn to play music by ear first, and are later introduced to music notation. More advanced lessons emphasize sight-reading, expression, and improvisation.

An instrumentalist since age 10, Thomas has experience as a performer and teacher. His previous education has included methodology classes on teaching specific instruments, and he is available to teach beginning trumpet lessons.

About Thomas

Piano, woodwinds, trumpet, composition Chords, sight-reading, theory, jazz, classical, and pop No one ever regrets learning an instrument… yet many grow old wishing they had taken music lessons! A talent they’ll be able to develop their entire life, your children will thank you for giving th

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Estefania
So incredibly patient and knowledgeable!
Eric D.
The first lesson was successful. My particular background in piano is unique, and my needs are atypical as well. I thought Thomas assessed my abilities, lack of abilities, and goals well and quickly. He started me on a different perspective on looking at music (reading the staff) that seems very helpful. I'm encouraged.
Armen T.
Excellent teacher!

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The average cost of 60-minute trumpet lessons in Spring Valley is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $142 per hour.
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"Gary can support varying level of capabilities and has a similar story to mine. Stopped for a little while then started back up. He understands the fundamentals as well as as the advanced knowledge."
Zach
Took Trumpet lessons from Gary R.
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"Jerry is a wonderful instructor, and he is very dedicated to student success. We feel lucky to have found him."
Atticus
Took Trumpet lessons from Jerry V.
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"I started lessons with Mr. Gallo 5 years ago; I didn't know how to play trumpet at all but Mr. G was very patient and saw potential in me. He gave me the knowledge on brass pedagogy to be able to excel on the horn and the muscle concepts to understand how to create a great sound on a brass instrument. Under his instruction I was able to not only become a great jazz soloist, but a great classical trumpet player as well. Thanks to his instruction I was able to make it into the Wind Ensemble and the top Big Band style jazz ensemble at my College conservatory as an incoming freshman"
Nathan
Took Trumpet lessons from Pasquale G.
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"Dustin was very laid back and didn't stress out my son, which was a great way to start lessons."
Julian
Took Trumpet lessons from Dustin L.
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"Learning from Mr. Higgins has been a great experience. He is extremely knowledgeable and definitely knows his stuff! As a freshman high school trumpet player, I needed a lot of help on various things. Mr. Higgins went above and beyond in helping me improve on those tricky things and always made me feel at home and not at all pressured. For any student that truly wants a professional's advice and is serious about getting better, Sean Higgins is one of the best."
Matthew
Took Trumpet lessons from Sean H.
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"My son is taken trumpet lessons with Miss Jennifer. He is loving his lessons. He told me it's helping play better."
Deane
Took Trumpet lessons from Jennifer W.
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"Tina is an amaziNguyen and patient teacher! My son has loved every minute of having her as a teacher!"
Elisabeth M.
Took Trumpet lessons from Tina D.
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"Hunter is a wonderful teacher. I began trumpet lessons with some basic knowledge of reading music but I had never picked up a trumpet before. Hunter's 8 lesson beginner lesson plan is so great for a beginner. It comes with music, fingerings, and follow/play along youtube videos that help me practice outside our lesson together. Hunter is a nurturing teacher that works with your skill level and will cater these lessons directly to your needs. From lesson one I was playing music! I would highly recommend this teacher."
Jessica
Took Trumpet lessons from Hunter B.
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"I was very pleased with Jennifer teaching she made me and my grandson feel comfortable with her way of explaining and teaching the music I would highly recommend Jennifer for private lessons with the trumpet and Thanks Jennifer!"
Artorius
Took Trumpet lessons from Jennifer W.
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"Tom is great to work with. The first lesson was a very enjoyable experience where I really learned a lot and received some great tips and advice in the short span of just one hour. If you know anyone who has been procrastinating and putting off taking lessons, force them to take a lesson with Tom. They will thank you. -Steve S."
Steve
Took Trumpet lessons from Tom S.
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