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Franklin D.

2 Reviews
Belmont, CA
Starting at $45
  • BM, MM (Music Education, Music Performance) from San Francisco State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1981
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Franklin D.

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Learn how to play / improve your playing on French Horn.
Learn the language of music. Become a great reader and improvisor!
I cover all the basics of playing: breathing, technique, rhythm, style, improvisation, etc. We can also learn some music history and theory, and play duets.
I teach all ages, and I tailor my teaching to each individual student. With over 30 years playing and teaching the brass instruments, I make lessons educational, productive and fun.

About Franklin

I am a San Francisco native and a graduate of Lowell High School and San Francisco State University, where I earned degrees in music performance and education. I teach all the brass instruments at my studio in Belmont, at Skyline College in San Bruno, and at Manor Music in Pacifica. I have also

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Matthew M.
Franklin was so patient with my 14-year-old son. We look forward to our next lesson.
Cameron
Mr Davis has been great! He’s very patient, encouraging and helpful!
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Linda C.

22 Reviews
Campbell, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • BA in Music + Teaching credential from Humboldt State University
  • Teaches Beginner
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Linda C.

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I started playing French horn in college. When I decided to become a music teacher, I had to learn how to play all instruments, and I fell in love with the horn!

I've been teaching for over 30 years. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to produce a good, solid tone, begin learning how to read music, and be able to play simple songs. Any beginning horn method book will get us started. In addition to your horn and book, you will also need valve oil. 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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Justin B.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • DMA in Trumpet Performance from University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Justin B.

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I am able to teach beginning level horn.

About Justin

Applauded for his “gleaming trumpet work” (Hyde Park Herald) and “dazzling virtuosity” (Grunion Gazette), Justin B. is a versatile musician, performing on both historical and modern trumpets. He specializes in early music, most notably in difficult high-register music for Baroque trumpet. Before fo

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MARIO
An great teacher. He guides you through what you need help with, and he does it really well.
Ethan P.
Justin did a great job offering tips to help my son prepare for an upcoming audition.
M A.
Incredible teacher and very personable! One of the best personal investments I’ve made

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Karen D.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
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Karen D.

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French Horn:
A brass instrument made of tubing wrapped into a coil with a flared bell. The double horn in F/Bb is the horn most often used by players in professional orchestras and bands. Pitch is controlled through the combination of the following factors: speed of propulsion of air through the instrument, diameter and tension of lip aperture in the mouthpiece. The pitch of any note can easily be raised or lowered by adjusting the hand position in the bell. Starting with the basics we would first learn breathing and fingering techniques, notes, reading, rhythms, and songs. As the student progresses scales, theory and soloing will be taught.

About Karen

Anyone Can Learn To Sing or Play Any Instrument With My Method! No End To How Good You Can Get! Become Better Than Anyone Out There! Vocal Therapist-Can Cure ALL Vocal Damage! Karen D. -Certified Teacher of the World Famous Dante Pavone Vocal Method -Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Musi

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Erika H.
Karen is an incredibly skillful teacher. She is very passionate about music and it easy to be comfortable with her. She shares her training and knowledge very clearly. The vocal exercises seem very unique and holistic for body and voice health. She is very encouraging, caring, and soul-uplifting. I feel like I have a new connection with my voice and all that is connected to using it... as an instrument and the journey is only just starting. 45 minutes went by so fast. I am looking forward to my next lessons.
Earl L.
Excellent teacher
Catherine
I thought I wanted to take viola lessons. Then I read her website and I realized that she might be able to help me get my voice back! I thought there was no hope ever. She has been extremely generous with her time, and I haven't seen her yet, but I'm not buying the viola I was planning on buying. I play cello, and piano still, but I am going to see if she can help me with my voice. She sounds incredible. I never dreamed that I could even have HOPE like this!
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Phillip M.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Bachelor's Degree - Horn Performance from Central Michigan University
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Phillip M.

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I use a variety of materials to best fit what the student needs and would like to get out of taking lessons. I enjoy teaching and playing music and I try to make sure my students have fun as well!

About Phillip

Hello! My name is Phillip M. and I have been playing the Horn for 15 years now. I started back in elementary school and haven't looked back since. After high school, I went to Central Michigan University where I earned my Bachelor of Music in Horn Performance while studying under Dr. Bruce Bonnell.

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Baileigh B.
My daughter was so nervous for her first lesson and Phillip was amazing. She is 14 and said, "He didn't make me feel bad that I am not as good as I should be and so that makes me feel like maybe i can play better."
So grateful Phillip - she is anxious to spend the summer learning from you - we appreciate your approach and as he said ability to "put her at ease" so she can feel comfortable to learn. Awesome first lesson.
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Chris P.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Awarded Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Graduate Brass Quintet Fellowship from University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Bachelor of Music Education from Florida State University
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Chris P.

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I am a musician with expierence playing with professional orchestras and chamber groups. I have spent 5 years teaching privately and held positions teaching in the public schools. 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!

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Average Cost of French Horn Lessons in Sunnyvale, CA

The average cost of 60-minute french horn lessons in Sunnyvale is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $84 per hour.
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$51 average
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"Rebecca is the best teacher ever!!! I wasn't able to find a French horn teacher for a long time because really good ones like her are hard to come by. She has improved my musical skill dramatically from a person who knew what a horn was and could play it very poorly to a person who could play the Star Spangled Banner without messing up."
Daniel
Took French Horn lessons from Rebecca K.
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"Phillip was on time and professional, introduced himself and coordinated with us appropriately. His first lesson made our twelve-year-old feel comfortable and she really got a kick out of when he asked her what she thought SHE needed to work on. He did a wonderful job expressing her creative outlet and was very comfortable in the mechanics of the French horne. Would recommend any time!"
Gianna
Took French Horn lessons from Phillip M.
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"Mr Davis has been great! He’s very patient, encouraging and helpful!"
Cameron
Took French Horn lessons from Franklin D.
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"My son has been playing for a year, but didn't have enough one on one interaction to work through the things he had difficulty with. Lessons with Pasquale have been good and he can focus on little things that can make a big difference. Definitely recommend."
Luke
Took French Horn lessons from Pasquale G.
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"Victoria taught me ways to practice that will help me improve my range, which is one of my goals with French horn."
Kathy
Took French Horn lessons from Victoria T.
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"My son enjoyed his lesson and is excited about improving his skills. He felt comfortable with Oliver."
Cayden
Took French Horn lessons from Olivier H.
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"Emily Toth is one of the very best lessons teachers I have had the opportunity to work with over the years. She is very professional, connects well with kids, cares so much about her students, and collaborates with band directors on a regular basis to help ensure her students are receiving the best overall music education possible. Ms. Toth is a highly qualified French Horn teacher and an outstanding musician. She is very organized and accommodating. She truly wants what’s best for each and every one of her students."
Aimee
Took French Horn lessons from Emily T.
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"William is working with my 10 year old son on his french horn. William has a wonderful, structured approach and a caring, patient attitude. My son is learning and having a great amount of fun at the same time."
Brady
Took French Horn lessons from William C.
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"Nate is awesome. He is very patient and focused on improving fundamentals. My sons playing has improved greatly over the last ten weeks."
John
Took French Horn lessons from Nathan R.
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"Great first lesson! Olivier is very thorough and very encouraging, and my daughter is very happy with him!"
Ashley
Took French Horn lessons from Olivier H.
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