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Lot D.

7 Reviews
Arcadia, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks ENGLISH, DUTCH, FRENCH
  • Teaching since 2000
  • DOCTOR OF MUSICAL ARTS (Modern oboe) from USC Thornton School of Music
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Lot D.

7 Reviews
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Lot has performed with LA Opera, LA Master Chorale, Musica Angelica... She is a Fulbright scholar, has a Doctoral Degree in Oboe Performance and holds the position of Lecturer in Baroque oboe at USC. Lot lives in Arcadia with her son (11) and daughter (9). Students and parents praise Lot for her patience, approach, kindness, optimism and expertise. Lot’s lessons emphasize good technique, sound development and the joy of playing.

About Lot

I am Lecturer in Baroque oboe at the USC Thornton School of Music, as well as General Music Teacher at the Duarte Unified School District. I have been teaching individual oboe lessons for over 15 years. I connect well with young children and beginning students, as well as with intermediate and advan

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Amazing instructor.
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Stephanie H.
Lot is a great instructor and is great at picking up on my individual strengths and weaknesses. I thoroughly enjoy being one of her students!
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Jill M.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor Of Music from Aaron Copland School of Music of C.U.N.Y.
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Jill M.

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I have been playing and teaching oboe for over 35 years. Many of my students have gone on to play in universities with scholarships, but more importantly have developed a love of music. I was the founder and co-artistic director of an award winning chamber group having two on-going subscription series. Within the first few lessons you will be able to read musical notation, understand basic music theory, and play simple songs. Depending on your ability, I will choose the right method book for you. I love working with students of all ages and can't wait to meet you!
My teaching style is relaxed, but highly structured. My former students made great advancements with my guidance. However, no advancement can be achieved without the student putting in the necessary time at home to practice their instrument.

About Jill

I have been a professional musician for over 40 years and have taught beginning piano and oboe privately and in group classes. As of March 2021, I am fully vaccinated and have allowed students to come back into my studio who are vaccinated. Upon entering my studio you will be required to remove sho

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Hui J.
Jill is a greatest teacher, very patient to my daughter.
Hannah
My daughter is 5 and this is her first time having formal piano lessons. Ms. Masiello's experience teaching young students makes her classes highly interactive, fun and effective. I look forward to watching Hannah grow in skill and enjoyment.
Scott
Jill is an accomplished, professional instructor. She has patiently taught my child how to play the Oboe correctly. My child has dramatically improved with Jill being her instructor over the year.
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Karen D.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Karen D.

35 Reviews
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Oboe:
A family of double reed woodwind musical instruments, they are usually made of wood, but there are also oboes made of synthetic materials. The Oboe is commonly used in concert bands, orchestras, chamber music, film music, in some genres of folk music, and as a solo instrument, and is occasionally heard in jazz, rock music, pop music, and popular music. I will begin by teaching the basics of breath control, apeture, fingering, the reed, notes, rhythms, reading, songs, theory, and soloing.

About Karen

Hi! My name is Karen D. I’ve had the pleasure of performing, singing, writing, and recording since I was seven years old. Besides being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music, I have been a lifelong student of the international world-renowned instructors Dante Pavone and Charlie Banacos.

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John J Conlon
Ms. Karen did a pretty good job, she had ideas for the lesson and provided ideas for the next lesson. She went out of her way to help me with this new idea---------"music" and "reading music." If there was any short fall in the lesson it was on my side and my preparation failings. I have no problem recommending Ms. Karen to others. Regards, JC
Troy W.
Extremely knowledgeable! Karen is a superb guitar instructor. Honestly, I was struggling. Discouraged! She helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses, and moved me from beginner to intermediate in a matter of months. If you’re getting tired of learning from YouTube and smart phone apps, let Karen kick start your guitar playing. You’ll be glad you did. Thanks Karen!!
Aidan V.
Karen was great!
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Lisa C.

90 Reviews
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  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Lisa C.

90 Reviews
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I like to begin with the Essential Elements series. I have had a lot of success with my beginners in this series. I also encourage my oboists to bring and play with a tuner. Having a great ear for pitch is absolutely necessary for playing the oboe.

About Lisa

I have been a music teacher and private lesson instructor for the past 20 years. I have a bachelor of science degree in Music Education and hold a teaching certificate for all-level Music Education. In my private studio I have taught students from 3-70 and have enjoyed them all! In addition to te

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Amber
Lisa was wonderful. Very patient, detailed explanations, and went above and beyond. I’ve felt intimidated by sewing and even the process of setting up my machine but she was able to illuminate that process. This lesson was worth every penny and I’m looking forward to the next one.
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very friendly and knowledgable!
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Grace M.

54 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor of Music - Oboe Performance from University of Hartford
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Grace M.

54 Reviews
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With 10 years of teaching experience, I specialize in working with students of all ages and abilities. Lessons incorporate music theory, technique, and lyrical expression. I look forward to helping you reach your goals!

I hold a Master's Degree in Oboe Performance from the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at California State University, Long Beach. During my studies I studied with Carolyn Hove and Humbert Lucarelli.

About Grace

Grace has extensive experience teaching private and group lessons, including lessons in Piano, English Horn and reed making. Her students have gone on to win scholarships and place in honor orchestras. Currently, her students hold the top spots in nTyme's (North Torrance Youth Musicians Ensemble) Ch

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Zee
I'm an "mature" student taking lessons many years after not playing and Grace is very kind and patient and helpful with her suggestions. I'm enjoying my lessons with her very much!
Zee
I like her mildness and patience. And her encouragement to push myself.
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Christina G.

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

The average cost of 60-minute oboe lessons in Van Nuys is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $101 per hour.
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"Our daughter says, "Best instructor ever!!""
Ginger
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"Bonnie did a great job with my daughter. She had just taken up the oboe during the school year and we wanted to keep up her skills during the summer. Bonnie was great helping my daughter learn additional oboe techniques that will help her when she returns to school. I was very impressed with Takelessons and the convenience of doing lessons in our own home. Bonnie was very flexible with our summer schedule too."
Jamie
Took Oboe lessons from Bonnie P.
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"Lot is awesome. Kind, patient, and obviously very knowledgeable. A great instructor-especially for an adult."
Rebecca
Took Oboe lessons from Lot D.
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"First online experience with Grace was very positive."
Lianna
Took Oboe lessons from Grace M.
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"Grace is an insightful teacher who communicates well and gives constructive feedback. I like that she devotes part of the lesson to reed-making."
Peggy
Took Oboe lessons from Grace M.
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"She is very passionate for every student to study music. She gave me more knowledge! I recommend her to everyone that wants to learn about music!"
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Took Oboe lessons from Shannon S.
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"Our daughter is taking Oboe and Piano lessons with Lisa. Lisa has taught her more than she has learned from anyone else (including her instructors at school), she is always encouraging our daughter to reach a little higher than her current level, and interested in the music she wants to learn to play instead of just the lesson book. As a parent that knows very little about music, Lisa has always gone out of her way to help us with any questions we have about buying instruments or just in general."
Karen
Took Oboe lessons from Lisa C.
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"Fantastic fun class. Thanks for all your help."
Leathia R.
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"For my daughters first lesson it went pretty good. We had some reception issues which is not her fault, but the downside to doing lessons online. She worked with her on some techinical issues , as well as jumped right in to work on her music she is using in band."
Serra
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"Dawn is great. I get a lot out of each session, and if I forget something it's no problem because she always follows up with comprehensive notes."
Ethan
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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