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Karen D.

31 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Teaching since 1980
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Karen D.

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Bassoon:
A woodwind instrument in the double reed family that typically plays music written in the bass and tenor clefs, and occasionally the treble. Appearing in its modern form in the 19th century, the bassoon figures prominently in orchestral, concert band, and chamber music literature. The bassoon is a non-transposing instrument known for its distinctive tone colour, wide range, variety of character and agility. Listeners often compare its warm, dark, reedy timbre to that of a male baritone voice. Someone who plays the bassoon is called a bassoonist. The lessons will consist of breathing and finger techniques, learning notes and rhythms and how to read. Very quickly songs will be incorporated and as the student progresses we will work on learning scales and how to solo.

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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Anthony F.
Karen is very patient & caring while teaching.
Gelaney W.
I will definitely be expanding my accordion skills & of music theory . I’ll also be adding some 😎 Jazz Standards to my repertoire ☺️.
Kelly S.
Karen was not prepared for the lesson. She spent 15 minutes trying to send me photos from a beginner Tabla book available on Amazon. She did not own a set of Tabla drums. She ensured me she could teach anything, but could not pronounce the words used for proper Tabla technique, knew no history and could not even teach me to tune. She literally was reading out of the book figuring it out along the way. I lost a lot of trust from this and asked for a full refund for future lessons.
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Joseph H.

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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2019
  • B.M. Bassoon Performance from University of Oregon
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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 from Oregon. 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 Ludwig. I've been playing bassoon in profe

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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.

Yakov D.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • MA in bassoon performance, orchestra conducting, teaching from St. Petersburg State Conservatory, Russia
  • Teaching since 1990
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Yakov D.

23 Reviews
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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

About Yakov

• I have over 20 years experience as a music teacher, conductor, theater/orchestra director and a performer in Russia, Norway and the United States. • I possess excellent interpersonal skills and over the years developed the ability to communicate efficiently and connect with every student I te

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Araf H.
He is just excellent.
Araf H.

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Shannon S.

74 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • BA-Performance from Univ of MO-KC, Winona State Univ
  • Teaching since 1989
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Shannon S.

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All levels beginning through college / adult.

Affiliations:
American Association of University Professors
American Federation of Musicians
American Symphony Orchestra League
College Music Society
Houston Flute Club
International Double-Reed Society
International Clarinet Society
National Flute Association
North American Saxophone Alliance

About Shannon

AFFILIATIONS: Music: AAUP, AFM, ASOL/LAO, CMS, HFC, NFA, IDRS, ICS, NASA. Fitness: ISSA, NDETA, ASHI, USAT, LCT, BAM, HRTC. -------------- MUSIC (see fitness below): Shannon has numerous years experience teaching all skill levels on woodwinds, and beginning-intermediate piano & classical str

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Jackie D.
Great teacher, wonderful attitude and very efficient and especifiic. Thanks
Jean D.
This was my first lesson, but I am matched right with my instructor. She has made a good assessment of where I am in my learning and where I want to go. I will listen and follow.
James D.
Very patient and helpful. Great to talk to as well!
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Nicholas P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Masters of Music: Bassoon Performance from Arizona State University
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Nicholas P.

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With 12 years of Bassoon playing experience and 6 years of teaching experience, I'm excited to expand my studio online and in person to reach an even wider range of students. I am prepared to teach at all levels from beginner to collegiate and for a wide range of lesson lengths (For any lengths not posted on TakeLessons, I am available for individual inquiries). I'm hoping to form a stable group of students which grow and learn over years of continued dedication to bassoon and music in general.
I am an experienced teacher and performer with two musical degrees, a Master's degree in Bassoon Performance from Arizona State University and a Bachelor's degree in Music Education from University of New Hampshire. My travels around the US and abroad have taught me many interesting things about bassoon playing in different climates and at extreme altitudes which have informed my playing tremendously! As an added bonus, I am an experience reed-maker and can assist in person and remotely ...

About Nicholas

Through years of experience and training, Nicholas Pitcher has expanded his musical knowledge and skills to provide training and lessons to students around the world. As a dedicated educator and performer, Mr. Pitcher has taught musicians of all ages, skills, and backgrounds to equip them for a mus

Yakov D.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 1990
  • MA in bassoon performance, orchestra conducting, teaching from St. Petersburg State Conservatory, Russia
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Yakov D.

23 Reviews
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Online Bassoon Teacher

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

About Yakov

• I have over 20 years experience as a music teacher, conductor, theater/orchestra director and a performer in Russia, Norway and the United States. • I possess excellent interpersonal skills and over the years developed the ability to communicate efficiently and connect with every student I te

Recent Reviews
Konstatin U.
Araf H.
He is just excellent.
Araf H.

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Average Cost of Bassoon Lessons in Washington, DC

The average cost of 60-minute bassoon lessons in Washington is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $55 and $95 per hour.
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$41 average
45 min
$53 average
60 min
$65 average

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"Our son first time playing bassoon. Base on my son experience, he find Joshua to be very nice, patients, and explains a lot of information. It help him understand about the instrument and the sound when he play. He do have a sense of humor which help my son to have fun and be more comfortable. He also teaches other instruments, too. Highly recommended to everyone!!!!"
Cameron
Took Bassoon lessons from Joshua B.
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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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"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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"Kristilyn is an amazing teacher, she very kind and helps me understand my instrument, along with all of the necessities to caring for it correctly. She has helped me grow and is very interactive with me. Sometimes we would have trouble connecting but she was flexible with our times, and dates."
natalie
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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"I feel that my first lesson went well. Dr. Woods had me feeling comfortable and her online instruction was very informative. I'm looking forward to working with her and hopefully I'll be playing like a pro in no time."
Michael
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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"Mrs. Quick was an awesome bassoon teacher who taught me the instrument well in an astoundingly short amount of time. She was flexible and willing to adapt to my sometimes hectic schedule. I would highly recommend her as a bassoon teacher."
Ben Hayes
Took Bassoon lessons from Lee Q.
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"My son has been taking lessons from Kristilyn for about 6 months now and she has been amazing. My 16 year old is always over scheduled and Kristilyn has been more than willing to work around his schedule when the need has arisen. She has also helped him choose appropriate music for several auditions and practice for the auditions. She has stretched his limits on the bassoon with out frustrating him. We highly recommend Kristilyn as an instructor."
Aiden
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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"If you want to learn Bassoon or become a better bassoonist, here’s why you should take lessons with Lee Quick:
1. She has exceptional credentials and experience as a performing bassoonist and as a bassoon teacher.
2. She has a Master’s Degree in Music Education specializing in teaching the Bassoon.
3. She uses the newest best available book for learning bassoon.
4. Students have access to Lee’s library of bassoon music and reference materials.
5. Lee is a very engaging instructor. She helps you advance quickly and is committed to your success."
Phyllis Radke
Took Bassoon lessons from Lee Q.
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"Kristilyn is a great teacher. I have only been playing bassoon for four months and she has taught me several things that have helped me to play better. Even though I have had only one lesson from her I know by her instructions I will improve. I plan on continuing lessons with her and recommend her to anyone needing bassoon lessons."
Jordan
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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