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Thomas W.

46 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded Dean's List from The Pennsylvania State University
  • Teaching since 1998
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Thomas W.

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I can help beginning students on bassoon learn the basics.

About Thomas

My lessons are tailored to the needs and interests of each student. If a student is involved in school music ensembles, we will work with their lesson books from school in addition to material outside of the books, including SmartMusic, Noteflight, and teacher-created materials. We will focus on bu

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Anneliese & Sophia C.
He’s very patient and kind especially for 2 active little girls.
Cindy T.
Thomas is honestly an amazing musician and teacher. He was really patient with me. Despite having to deal with major timezone differences (as I live in Myanmar), he took the time to figure it out. Also, he helped me figure out the stuff it took me months to figure out. He also really knows what he's doing. I learned so much in that hour of practice. 10/10 would recommend him.
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Kristilyn W.

42 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Doctorate of Musical Arts (DMA) in Bassoon Performance from The Ohio State University
  • Awarded Best Horn Player from Modern Times Magazine
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Kristilyn W.

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I'm a professional, classically trained bassoonist that plays with orchestras, chamber ensembles, and rock bands. I've been teaching private lessons for over 15 years and I'm available to work with students at any age and skill level including beginners, intermediate students who want to improve their skills (or are picking up the bassoon after time away), as well as advanced students looking for audition and performance coaching. Lessons with me are always positive, supportive, and tailored to each individual's goals and needs.

My method of teaching is motivating and rewarding, and my students always succeed on their scale tests, Region and All State auditions, and college auditions. We can work on major and minor scales, beginner to advanced etudes, solo literature, audition etudes, orchestral excerpts, contemporary music and extended techniques, music theory, and more.

About Kristilyn

I am a classically trained bassoonist with a passion for all types of music. I received my Doctorate of Musical Arts (DMA) in bassoon performance from the Ohio State University, and my Masters of Music in bassoon performance from Arizona State University. In addition to holding faculty positions

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Sofia
Kristilyn is an excellent, knowledgeable, kind, helpful, and extremely professional instructor....looking forward to more lessons with her!!
Felix
Time flies so quick. I was looking back at TakeLessons.com and realized that my son had his first bassoon lesson with Kristilyn on Oct 8 2017. Now he is a high school senior and planning to pursue his music education at the college – that is a testimony to Kristilyn’s contribution.
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Emily L.

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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelor of Music from San Francisco Conservatory of Music
  • Teaching since 2013
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Emily L.

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Improve your tone, technique, and musicianship! My lessons are engaging and crafted to fit the needs of each student. My diverse experiences as a musician and teacher, coupled with my interdisciplinary approach to music performance make me a great guide for young musicians on their own unique musical journey.

About Emily

Hello! My name is Emily (she/her/hers). I am a classically trained musician offering online bassoon lessons for beginner to advanced students as well as saxophone lessons for beginning to intermediate students. I have eight years of teaching experience in both group and individual settings. I

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Lee Q.

60 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 8 to 80
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Master of Music in Instrumental Pedagogy, Bassoon from Belmont University
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Lee Q.

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Lee is an accomplished bassoonist who specializes in working with new and developing bassoon players. Lee can direct students to the best bassoon reeds and accessories, as well as offer the best advice on starting and improving skills on bassoon. 

Lee uses the New Weissenborn Method books and offers a digitized library of elementary solo pieces, standard bassoon literature and orchestral excerpts.

Lee received a Master of Music degree in Bassoon Pedagogy (Belmont University) and graduated from Loyola University New Orleans (Bachelor of Music Education), where she performed as principal bassoonist for both orchestras.

Lee also graduated from the U.S. Armed Forces School of Music and served as a Bassoon Player in the U.S. Army with the 1st Cavalry Division Band. She currently performs with several orchestras and bands in the Los Angeles area.

About Lee

Minimum ages: 8 for ukulele 9-10 for guitar/bass guitar 12 for bassoon Lee Q. has a master's degree and comprehensive experience in music instruction and performance, including solo performance, orchestra, concert band, folk/bluegrass orchestra, chamber ensembles, rock/blues/folk and pep

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Lee has a very laid back approach that really resonated with my 12 yr old daughter in learning guitar and helped gain confidence enough to sing while she played. Lee has lots of experience with different styles and shares her her knowledge beyond the basics at every lesson!
Javier C.
Good technical teacher. Knows the subject well.
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Joseph H.

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  • Teaching since 2019
  • Awarded Indiana University Performer's Certificate from Indiana University Bloomington
  • B.M. Bassoon Performance from University of Oregon
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Joseph H.

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I'm engaged with the process of teaching bassoon students from the beginner level up to the advanced level. I make sure to make them aware of the importance of proper cleaning and care for their bassoons. I'm a patient teacher and know that everyone learns differently and at different speeds. I like to play duets with the students to make the lessons fun. I'm knowledgeable about bassoon solo pieces and orchestral repertoire and am able to help to help students prepare for solo contests. I emphasize the development of technique through slow scales and gradually expand the range. I'm able to add a little humor in the lessons to make the lessons fun. I view myself as a student in the process of teaching, too. I'm also engaged with teaching students proper embouchure, breath support and talk to them about reeds and am able to teach them reed making and adjustment as they become more advanced. In addition to bassoon I have experience playing Bb Clarinet and am able to offer ...

About Joseph

My name is Joseph and I'm a professional bassoonist in Oregon living in Milwaukie right next to Portland. I have a B.M. in Bassoon Performance from the University of Oregon studying with Dr. Steve Vacchi and a M.M. in Bassoon Performance from Indiana University Bloomington studying with William Lu

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Joell
My daughter learned more from Joseph than her other bassoon teachers. He was reasonable and ensured that she was learning bassoon technique, not just songs. I truly appreciated his dedication to her learning and passion for the bassoon.
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Taylor S.

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  • Music Education from Grand View University
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Taylor S.

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Band teacher experienced in bassoon and clarinet as well as experience in most other instruments. Beginning band to high school band students welcomed. Bassoon students would also get an inside into reed making. Lessons are customized and student-led. Focus on long tone exercises, scales, intonation, and solo work.

About Taylor

Hi! My name is Taylor Suntken. I am a current music education major graduating in the fall from Grand View University. My primary instrument is bassoon. I have played bassoon for 9 years and have experience in making reeds. My secondary instruments are clarinet and trombone which I have played on

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Average Cost of Bassoon Lessons in Westlake Village, CA

The average cost of 60-minute bassoon lessons in Westlake Village is $62. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $45 and $95 per hour.
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"I can’t say enough good things about Kristilyn. She is very inviting, extremely knowledgeable and is the perfect teacher for me. I would highly recommend her for in person lessons!"
Alyse Stehl
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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"Kristilyn is a fantastic teacher and musician. I have know her for many years and everytime we get to work together it is always top quality and great time. I highly recommend Kristilyn for all your bassoon and music theory needs."
Nikolaus
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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"Great Lesson Lee know her stuff and this is what Elizabeth needs a Real Bassoon Player.."
Elizabeth
Took Bassoon lessons from Lee Q.
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"Lee Quick has been an exceptional online bassoon instructor for our 15 year old from middle school into high school. We have had experience with face to face lessons with two other highly regarded private instructors and, in comparison, the online lessons with Lee have been consistently enjoyable and a highlight of the week for our daughter. Lee provided very helpful hints and tips for perfecting performances with the school orchestra the regional youth orchestra. Lee also helped our daughter sustain her interest and skill on the instrument by providing music and suggestions for exercises and continued development when she was not formally involved in any performance programs. Highly recommended."
John
Took Bassoon lessons from Lee Q.
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"Kristilyn is a great instructor. She has helped my daughter get back to playing bassoon for high school band after a one year hiatus, and she is doing great! The one on one instruction and ability to do the lessons from home make things super flexible for our busy family. I wasn't sure at first how the online lessons would work, or if it would be as effective as meeting with someone in person, but the lessons have definitely exceeded my expectations!"
Emma Stephenson
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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"My 13 year old son was excited for every lesson with the teacher. He said that he had learnt a lot in 2 weeks than he did in a whole year."
Prithi
Took Bassoon lessons from Lee Q.
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"Great teacher. She was very knowledgable and very personable. Looking forward to the next lessons"
Faith
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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"Ms Quick really helped shape a mold the bassoonist I am today."
Katerina
Took Bassoon lessons from Lee Q.
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"Lisa is a wonderful teacher! Makes everything crystal clear and is very patient and kind. Helped improve my skills tremendously. Would definite recommend."
Gabe
Took Bassoon lessons from Lee Q.
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"Great 1st lesson!!! More to come!!!"
Jaiden
Took Bassoon lessons from Lee Q.
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