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Megan W.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Music Education from MidAmerica Nazarene University
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Megan W.

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Whether you're just starting on the trumpet or you're preparing for state band auditions, I've got the skills and insight you need to become a great trumpet player. In high school I was an all-state jazz trumpet player, and I went to college on a scholarship to play jazz trumpet. I keep lessons fun and interesting by incorporating the kinds of music you enjoy with the kinds of music you need to achieve your goals.

About Megan

I grew up in a music store, and learned a love for music at an early age. I started piano at age 3, and just kept adding instruments from there. I majored in music at MidAmerica Nazarene University, where I was on scholarship for Piano, Trumpet and French Horn. I have taught General Music, Beginni

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Colin
Megan is an excellent music teacher that helped show me different ways to overcome challenges that I was having. She is very patient and kind and she worked hard to make connections with me and personalize my lessons.
Willa
I honestly think one of the best decisions of my life was deciding to take a lesson with a music teacher I found through a friend. I was nine and desperate to find a teacher who would take me seriously and help me grow as a musician. I remember first liking her Harry Potter necklace, and then being so surprised that she taught me in an hour the chords I had been trying to learn on my own for six months. Six years later, Megan has become not only my mentor, best friend, and biggest supporter, but has also modeled for me how to be a strong, confident woman in today's society. She constantly pushes me to be better, and she is always there for me whether it be for music theory questions or movie suggestions. I would not be where I am today musically, lyrically, or emotionally without Megan and her amazing lessons. I owe so so much to her and continue to learn so much from every class. She is everything I hope to be and the best teacher anyone could hope for.
Amanda
Megan has been instructing my sons for over 8 years. She began with piano but as their interests grew and changed, she helped them move to learning the electric bass, drums and ukulele. My kiddos have very strong personalities. I do not put them in classes with just anyone. Megan has consistently showed up with strength and excellence, inviting my sons to not just grow in their love for music but in their character. They have learned to persevere when things are challenging and Megan is there to guide them in that with a mastery that is hard to find anywhere else. As an educator myself, I have been deeply impressed with Megan’s musical ability and her absolute to connect with and instruct my kids. She has been a huge part of their development, not just in the arts but in their lives.
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Brad B.

67 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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Brad B.

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I have been teaching band for over ten years in public and private schools, specializing in trumpet, saxophone and trombone, but able to teach beginning and intermediate clarinet, baritone/euphonium, and percussion as well.

I love what I do! Music is a gift and something we can all enjoy as long as we live! Whether you are a band student in middle or high school looking to improve your skills outside of the classroom or someone who has never played an instrument before (No matter your age) but always wanted (It's never too late!), all are welcome. Let's work together to help you reach your musical goals!

About Brad

Greeting! I specialize in teaching trumpet, trombone, saxophone and clarinet. I have taught music at practically every level from Pre-Kindergarten through college (three years on staff with the band program at Cornerstone University), and have run multiple successful mid/high school band programs ov

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He has helped my son so much with playing his note clearer and stronger.
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Michael C.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Michael C.

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All students will be expected to play from a variety of repertoire and methods in many different styles of music based on their level of playing.Outside of playing the instrument students will learn breathing exercises and will be expected to be actively listening to professional recordings. I hold my students to a high standard and expect them to always play at their best.

About Michael

I have experience working with students from beginning students picking up the horn for the first time to college freshman. I have studied with members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Lyric Opera, and Kansas City Symphony. I have a Bachelor of Music from the University of Central Missouri

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Robin
Michael is very professional! He is also an excellent trumpeter!
Robin
Great 1st lesson! Looking forward to the next one!
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Christopher G.

6 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Christopher G.

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As a French Horn player by trade (Trumpet is one of my primary secondary instruments) I am uniquely qualified to help young Trumpet students increase their range and deal with the challenges of braces. As a brass specialist and NYSSMA (New York State School Music Association) Judge (specializing in Brass), I am able to help young Trumpet players prepare for and earn top marks in Solo Festivals which enable them to be chosen for All-County & All-State music festivals.

About Christopher

I am a New York State Certified Public School Music teacher with over 21 years of experience. I pride myself on teaching with compassion, humor and making learning fun. My students become part of my family. I also know how to prepare you for any musical adventure you want. You want to prepare for a

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Valerie
Mr. Greer did a fantastic job teaching my daughter Clarinet. He is very professional and she got a perfect score on all of her NYSSMA solos that she worked on with him. I highly recommend Mr. Greer for private lessons.
Stu
Worked with my daughter and she really enjoyed the lesson. She asked me if she could continue to take lessons with Christopher. He seemed to be able to easily have her gain confidence.
Jim
He is an amazing teacher. He helped me tremendously with my embouchure issues and my sound. His friendly style and energy really motivated me to practice more. Can't wait to get back to school and audition for first chair in band.
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Kay G.

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  • Teaching since 2021
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kay G.

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I am a freelance professional trumpet player. I have Bachelor’s degree in Music with a trumpet focus and a concentration in Music Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. I have performed in Italy and locally as a soloist, chamber musician, jazz musician and orchestra member. I teach beginner through college level and students. My lessons are tailored to the needs of the individual student, including preparation for auditions and juries.

I also welcome adults who want to try something new or pick the trumpet back up and play for fun.

About Kay

I am a freelance professional trumpet player. I have Bachelor’s degree in Music with a trumpet focus and a concentration in Music Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. I have performed in Italy and locally as a soloist, chamber musician, jazz musician and orchestra member. I play the

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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
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  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jesse M.

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Learn about rhythm, melody, harmony, and dynamics, and how they apply to the trumpet. 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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Average Cost of Trumpet Lessons in Blue Grass, IA

The average cost of 60-minute trumpet lessons in Blue Grass 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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"Working with Svend was so much fun! He is really passionate about teaching and definitely helped me improve! I've taken lessons from several instructors, and there isn't a single trumpet instructor I would recommend more than Svend!"
Haley
Took Trumpet lessons from Svend L.
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"He helped me become a better trombone player"
Dalton
Took Trumpet lessons from Wade B.
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"Thank you for my first lesson. It was great!"
John
Took Trumpet lessons from Daniel W.
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"I continue to be so impressed with how Matthew is approaching improving my son's trumpet skills. He is helping to break things down in creative ways so that my son can get closer to putting it all together. Matthew's excitement when my son hits the mark is just awesome. Super grateful!"
Annette
Took Trumpet lessons from Matthew S.
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"When Bill was my band director over a decade ago, he was the best music teacher I'd had at that point. After reconnecting with him and having him work with me on my techniques more recently as an adult player, that opinion still stands very strongly. He has a wonderful way of phrasing things that help you just "get it," and has expert advice from everything from fundamentals and helping you achieve your best sound, to more advanced techniques such as double and triple tonguing."
Chandler
Took Trumpet lessons from Bill D.
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"I have been taking lessons with Gary for three years now and i really like him. I think he is fun/funny wile still taking trumpet seriously. He helps me with band work and has also been teaching me jazz and other useful skills. I am in sixth grade and in the highest band level, symphonic band, wile all of the other sixth graders are in intermediate. i am in seventh chair out of 15 chairs and all seventh and eighth graders. I would strongly recommend Gary"
Grace
Took Trumpet lessons from Gary R.
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"I am starting over from scratch with trumpet. Tom is helping me to rebuild and strengthen that foundation, develop good habits and skills with meaningful exercises and great learning materials. In just a few lesson I feel I have made great progress while enjoying myself immensely. Tom's lessons are a delightful experience; I alway leave them feeling very energized and refreshed. My favorite part of our lesson is when we play duets together. Tom plays his Euphonium, I love the sound of that instrument, while I play trumpet; these duets sound just heavenly. I do not have enough good things to say about this instructor, other than I am simply delighted with the experience. Thank you Tom. -s."
Steve
Took Trumpet lessons from Tom S.
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"Very professional and always maintains good communication."
Diego
Took Trumpet lessons from Moriah C.
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"Our first class was amazing! Xin is bursting with positive energy, kindness, and patience. She’s exactly what my 9 year old hopeful musician needs right now! Can’t wait to continue classes with her!"
Ayla
Took Trumpet lessons from Xin H.
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"My son had nothing but great things to say after his first lesson. He loved Jordan and was not bored at all during the lesson."
Antonio
Took Trumpet lessons from Jordan M.
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