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Dr. Wilma Evangeline B.

39 Reviews
Bowie, MD
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, English, Tagalog
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Awarded Early Childhood Music and Movement Instruction from KD Silver Spring MD
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Dr. Wilma Evangeline B.

39 Reviews
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Private Clarinet Teacher

Clarinet is fun instrument to play, and I will help you get the most out of your learning. As a clarinet student, you will master the range, tone, and technique necessary to become a good clarinet player.

For beginner students, learning will start from opening your case for the first time and progress all the way to playing your first melodies. Beginning students are first taught how to blow across the reed to make a sound on the clarinet before moving on to other basics, including music reading, posture, and breath control.

For intermediate students, lessons will focus on breath control and support, posture, tonal quality, finger dexterity, articulation, hand position, sound production, and music theory as well as musicianship skills.

About Dr. Wilma Evangeline

*** Studio Equipment *** Baby Grand Piano, Upright Piano Yamaha Electric Keyboard, Guitar, Violin, Flute & Drums *** Travel Equipment *** Guitar, Keyboard, *** Specialties *** Early Childhood Music, General Music Education, Music Therapy & Special Education Services

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Don
Dr. Wilma is so amazing, she was very patient with me! She made me feel peaceful and confident enough to sing in front of her!! I would definitely recommend Dr. Wilma to anyone and everyone!
Sophia
My 6 year old couldn't stop talking about her first lesson. She was very nervous but the instructor put her at ease and provided constant encouragement.
Adrienne E.
This has been an amazing process with my God son. He has ADHD and while initially he had some difficulty being focused he is beginning to slow down and is grasping the ability to learn. Wilma is very patient and an excellent instructor. We really approach her.
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Shannon S.

80 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • BA-Performance from Univ of MO-KC, Winona State Univ
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Shannon S.

80 Reviews
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Private Clarinet Teacher

I teach beginner 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 stri

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Niparpon ..
Very attentive to focus on areas that I need improvement and suggested exercises for me to practice.
Johnathan
Shannon has worked with me for years, as my nutrition/fitness/strength trainer and my private music instructor! I love her! She is so patient, kind and knowledgeable. She cares and only wants to help me be better at everything I do! And she is always there to help even between sessions. She's all in!
Kayla
Sharon takes time to listen to you and cares about you as a person as much as a student.
She has been knowledgeable on any instrument I have done lessons on (flute, clarinet, alto sax, cello, and violin).
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Lisa C.

90 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lisa C.

90 Reviews
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Private Clarinet Teacher

I've been playing clarinet for 30 years and teaching for about 20.

For my beginning students I like the Essential Elements series as well as the Klose method.

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.
Valeria
Paige K.
very friendly and knowledgable!
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J.J. M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music from Washington State University
  • Teaching since 2018
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J.J. M.

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Not only do I know how to play all instruments in the clarinet family, but I repaired them for 21 years, so I know the technical side of how the instrument really works, and can quickly diagnose whether an issue is with the player or with the instrument. This is something I am passionate about - having a properly working instrument. I can even offer discounted repairs if the student is within shipping or driving range.

Besides that, I believe making music should be fun! I will choose much of the music with the student so not only is the fun factor going to be high, but the learning factor will be high as well.

About J.J.

My name is JJ and I love music! Music is not only what got me through the tough Jr High and High School years, it also got me through college and paved the way for all of my career moves ever since. Whether it was repairing instruments, teaching others how to repair instruments, or leading a worship

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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
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Private Clarinet Teacher

Learn about rhythm, melody, harmony, and dynamics, and how they apply to the flute. Explore the range of your instrument through various scales. Build solid skills through understanding the mechanics of how your body and instrument work together.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students for bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partner Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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Brenden R.
Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.
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Dr. Nick S.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Arts from Clemson University
  • Teaching since 2015
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Dr. Nick S.

25 Reviews
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Private Clarinet Teacher

Beginning my studies on clarinet, I understand the challenges which the instrument presents. I continue to perform the clarinet in big band and in the pit orchestra for musicals. Beginner students will learn basic foundation skills (such as embouchure, air, posture, hand position, tonguing techniques, and reed maintenance) in a fun environment where the student's needs come first. Intermediate students can expect to learn more demanding techniques (such as double tonguing, circular breathing, whole tone and octatonic scales) and selections from the clarinet repertoire in an encouraging but challenging environment.

About Dr. Nick

Hello! If you would like to learn music, challenge your abilities, and express yourself by connecting with your inner artist, I can be your guide. If you want to get over the anxiety of playing music in front of others, I can help you transform that tension into confidence. Dr. Nick S. is a nativ

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Maureen H.
River
Dr Nick seemed very patient and attentive. I am happy with the price and service.
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Average Cost of Clarinet Lessons in Washington, DC

The average cost of 60-minute clarinet lessons in Washington is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $130 per hour.
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"Very kind, patient, extremely knowledgeable and professional, good sense of humor. Inspiring. Going to help me realize goals with my instrument I hadn't even considered!"
Gillian
Took Clarinet lessons from Anthony M.
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"First lesson with Shannon. Communication with her is excellent and she is very organized. My daughter is looking forward to working with her more."
Ava
Took Clarinet lessons from Shannon S.
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"Elle is great. I am an "older" beginner. Elle has been very helpful. She took the time to learn about my musical interest and background and what my goals are. She is patient and has offered a number of great suggestions to help me get started. She is always pleasant and I look forward to our lessons. I highly recomend Elle."
Patrick Ryan
Took Clarinet lessons from Elia F.
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"He was on time and the lesson went very well. My daughter was comfortable with him and is looking forward to the next lesson."
Joleen
Took Clarinet lessons from Josh G.
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"I studied clarinet with William Rappaport when I was a graduate
student in music education at Georgia State University. He may be the
most deeply musical person I have ever known. My sense was that,
though he was a performer of the absolute highest caliber, he was
equally passionate about teaching.
When I initially contacted Bill to schedule lessons, I explained that
I was visually impaired. I wanted to share this information with him
upfront in the event that he had questions or concerns about teaching
me. I remember him saying clearly, “I am aware of the possibilities.”
That was all I needed to hear to feel comfortable entering his studio.
Bill encouraged me to take on any challenge in the clarinet
literature that interested me. He used every possible metaphor he
could think of to communicate ideas that were more easily accessed if
you could simply look at the printed page. He was always warm and
friendly, but focused, never wasting one second of our time together.
Following my work with Bill, I attended The University of Michigan
where, though I was a music education doctoral student, I was
instantly welcomed into one of the clarinet studios. Bill’s creative
work with me played an enormous role in making that happen. Now, I am
a community college professor, teaching a variety of classes including
a studio class for instrumental music students. I often find myself
using the same examples Bill employed with me to help my current
students. I am profoundly grateful for his unyielding commitment to my
growth when I was a student of his."
Fred
Took Clarinet lessons from William R.
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"Tony is a real pro and we are learning"
Earl
Took Clarinet lessons from Anthony M.
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"Very skillful teacher and accommodating."
Katrina
Took Clarinet lessons from Shannon S.
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"Very kind and patient instructor!"
Cambria
Took Clarinet lessons from Chelsea C.
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"Na'Zir is a fantastic teacher. My daughter Emily and son Matias have made tremendous progress with their clarinet studies. 10/10 recommendation!"
Beatrice Davidson
Took Clarinet lessons from Na’Zir M.
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"Our daughter has made amazing progress with Lisa's instruction. Lisa is easy to work with and really connects with her students. She makes learning so much fun too!"
Karen
Took Clarinet lessons from Lisa C.
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