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Yakov D.

Rego Park, NY
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Jerry Y.

Cranbury, NJ
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Jeremy S.

Mount Vernon, OH
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Yakov D.

Rego Park, NY

Beginners: posture, breathing techniques, embouchure, sound production, articulation, phrasing, note reading
Intermediate: interpretation of different styles, dynamics, ensemble performance, building solid technique and stamina
Advanced: studying of orchestra excerpts, solo pieces, study of various concert and chamber music compositions

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Jacquline W. February 10, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Yakov,
Was a GOD SENT GIFT. I REALLY ENJOYED THE INITIAL LESSON. I AM ANTICIPATING ALL FUTURE LESSONS WITH YAKOV. HE WAS EVERYTHING I PRAYED FOR. HE WAS PLEASANT, PATIENT AND VERY KNOWLEGABLE.
HE MADE ME FEEL VERY COMFORTABLE. YAKOV. WILL BE MY MUSIC
INSTRUCTOR WHO WILL TEACH ME TO PLAY, THE VIOLIN AND THE GUITAR.YAKOV IS THE BEST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Harold B. December 20, 2015
Violin · In home
Verified Student
It was my first lesson and now I have some idea how hold the violin and the bow. My homework is to practice a few notes on each string and then to practice playing the A scale. I think I can do it in two octaves. What is challenging is to play the scale without hearing a screeching sound. I'm looking forward to playing like Sarah Chang (hopefully after five lessons).
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Charlie Saad December 7, 2015
Saxophone · In home
Verified Student
Very knowledgeable on the instrument and helpful in his explanations.
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Jerry Y.

Cranbury, NJ

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Jennie February 12, 2016
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
Very nice teacher! My daughter is the very beginner and Jerry is patient letting her know everything about the violin and the music.

Thanks a lot!
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Avantika K. February 11, 2016
Violin · In home
Verified Student
My daughter likes Mr Jerrys teaching . She says he is explaining everything the way she understand . It might be her 3rd class but we felt he is an excellent teacher . Thanks Mr Jerry
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Dolores Dudley January 5, 2016
Violin · In home
Verified Student
Jerry was wonderful. Very knowledgeable,very patient and very personable, I just know I am going to enjoy all my lessons.
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Jeremy S.

Mount Vernon, OH

I am a professional trombonist that teaches at two universities in Central Ohio. Air + Vibration = Sound will be the foundation for all that we do in our lessons, and it is easy to learn. Once it is understood and developed, it will then be mastered. Our lessons will focus on striving for excellent technique while developing a beautiful sound.

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David, Tommy and Jake F. January 18, 2016
Trumpet · Online
Verified Student
Great lesson. I actually wrote a review eariler as I didn't realize I'd be prompted by take lessons to post after the lesson so I don't want to write up the same things. I would like to point out that my easily stressed son isn't very stressed about getting braces now that he has Jeremy's support and experience to fall back on.
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Chris F. January 18, 2016
Trumpet · Online
Verified Student
Bit of a first month update. Jeremy is better than expected (and this was a good expectation based on my son's first lesson). I played piano and yet I find none of that knowledge seems to lend itself to trumpet, plus I have no ear for the trumpet. David (my son) can hear himself with a bad buzz but it all sounds the same to me. But back to Jeremy, even though David has been playing Trumpet for a little over a year I had no idea how many basics he was never taught! And Jeremy picked right up on where his knowledge is lacking and they are already rocking through basics I thought David would have learned in Band or at least in Brass/Percussion class. So just really thrilled (both my and my son) that Jeremy quickly saw where David's knowledge was lacking and is already improving his confidence and ability in such a short time.
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John M Laycock January 13, 2016
Trombone · Online
Verified Student
First lesson was very valuable to me and will be a good base to build upon.

William C.

Broomfield, CO
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Bobby S.

Brooklyn, NY
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Alexis S.

Knoxville, TN
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William C.

Broomfield, CO

Trombone is my primary focus. I have been playing for 15+ years and have spent my life figuring out how to teach myself to play it better every day.

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Jeremy January 7, 2016
Trombone · In home
Verified Student
Jeremy really enjoyed his lesson with Bill. Bill is great with kids and I highly recommend him. If he played guitar I might take lessons from him!
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Hadiyah D. December 31, 2015
Tuba · In studio
Verified Student
Thanks so much! We are here on vacation and appreciate the availability of Bill. My daughter has a region audition when we get back home and she needed help with her scales.
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Sarah C. December 3, 2015
Trumpet · In home
Verified Student
William has great energy and works very well with our 10 year old.
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Bobby S.

Brooklyn, NY

The trombone is a colorful and exciting instrument played in many styles of music throughout the world, from jazz and classical to funk and soul to reggae, afro-beat, and Latin American music. In addition to covering the basic technical requirements of the instrument, I'm particularly interested in the many genres in which the trombone can be found, and I like to focus on the styles of music that most interest and challenge my students. I began playing soprano trombone over ten years ago, and I have taught tenor trombone privately and in public school programs for several years. I encourage the use of long tones, air support, and brass calisthenics to improve tone, increase range and endurance, and work towards greater flexibility.

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Michael I. December 19, 2015
Trumpet · In studio
Verified Student
I really appreciate that Bobby. He was very informative and he was able to answer the questions that I had concerning playing the trumpet. He also shows me that I will be able to learn a lot from him.
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James Mitaritonna December 8, 2015
Trumpet · In studio
Verified Student
Bobby was able to cater to my abilities and really tailored each lesson to me. Thank you Bobby!
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Rachel I. October 22, 2015
Trumpet · In studio
Verified Student
Bobby is an amazing teacher. Always prepared to handle and encourage my 8 year old daughter to play trumpet.
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Alexis S.

Knoxville, TN

I am all about teaching the whole musician, meaning that you will not be learning just trombone but all the skills necessary to be the best musician you can be! This includes ear training, music theory, sight-singing and more.

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Tim January 21, 2016
Piano · In studio
Alexis is very easy and flexible to work with. She has the education and advanced degrees that qualify her to teach others. She has been teaching our daughter beginning piano lessons for nearly a year now. We are very happy with her approach and knowledge.
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Tammy December 31, 2015
Piano · In home
We are new with Alexis and I am so impressed with her approach.
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Sara December 30, 2015
Trombone · In studio
I will always be appreciative for the guidance and instruction Mrs. Smerdon provided me with. Easily one of the best brass pedagogues in this area.

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The trombone, meaning “large trumpet” from the Italian word tromba, is used in marching bands, concert bands, brass bands, big band cover bands, and various other ensembles. It is normally found in many genres of music, including classical, jazz, swing, and ska to name a few. If you want to learn to play the trombone, we have a course specifically designed to meet your needs. Our trombone lessons will help you learn the basics of playing the instrument as well as the more advanced techniques, which are usually employed by professionals. To top it off, we have Certified Music Instructors who are skilled trombone players themselves. Remember that when narrowing your search for the perfect trombone teacher, choose an instructor that can start you with proper trombone techniques, and help you master the basic parts of the instrument. Also, be sure that your mentor is friendly and approachable so that learning to play is not only educational, but fun. We know that choosing the perfect music teacher can be difficult. Here at TakeLessons we only hire the top 5% of music instructors throughout the country ensuring you have a great experience. We have fantastic trombone lessons as well as proficient and friendly instructors waiting to help you achieve your musical goals!

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