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Amy R.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1988
  • BM Music from DePaul University
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Amy R.

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Teaching oboe is my side project, and I love working with new students to develop good habits!

About Amy

I am a well respected professional in the non-profit arts education field, but my passion is music and playing oboe! I want you to develop that passion too! If you love the sound of the oboe, then learning to play it should be a joyful positive experience. I want to teach you the mechanics of pla

Ariel A.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English
  • BA History of Art (Major), French (Minor) from Cornell University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ariel A.

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I bring a varied background to oboe teaching, alongside energy and enthusiasm. Whether you are learning oboe for the first time, or honing your advanced skills, I’m happy to customize lessons to most suit your needs and learning style. All ages welcome!

About Ariel

Hello! I’m Ariel! I’ve played the oboe for 20 years, and have been a part of multiple ensembles in each city I’ve lived in: The Manhattan Wind Ensemble in NYC; The Sorbonne Orchestra in Paris; and the Wind Symphony at Cornell University. I’ve also toured Costa Rica with the Cornell Symphony, teachi

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Shannon S.

51 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Shannon S.

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all levels 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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Asoneth M.
Shannon is pleasant and caring. She is patient too. She loves when learners ask questions and she has the patience to answer them. My daughter loves her.
Junyan D.
Christina G.
Ms. Shannon is really patient with her students. She is dedicated to her job and genuinely wants the best for her students. She invests time energy to making sure her students can play at their full potential.

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Matthew C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Master of Music from Ball State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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Matthew C.

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Experienced teacher having taught all levels from beginning to graduate level students. I am a professional musician who has performed with professional orchestras, including under the baton of an internationally-renowned conductor. I studied oboe with a performer of the New York Philharmonic and the principal oboe of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra. My oboe lessons focus on all aspects of musicianship and real-world expectations, and cater to each student's individual learning style. You will be well prepared for any performance situation you will encounter.

About Matthew

I am a professional oboist, conductor, composer, and educator. I earned my master's degree from Ball State University and a Bachelor of Music Education degree from the Conservatory of Music at Capital University. I studied oboe with Lisa Kozenko (New York Philharmonic, Mannes School of Music) and S

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Valerie L.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Bachelor of Music in oboe performance from Valparaiso University
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Valerie L.

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I teach beginner through advanced levels with a focus on learning proper breathing, embouchure and form. I teach music theory skills, reed making and adjustments, and musicianship .

I have been a double reed and woodwind specialist for over 20 years and I teach using classical and modern method books, pop, rock and jazz. I teach using positivity and encouragement, that I may help each student visualize and become the best instrumentalist they can be.

About Valerie

I have been teaching for over 20 years and I have studied with Frank Kocman (student of Nilo Hovey), Larry Allen (student of Robert Bloom & Humbert Lucarelli), Hollis Ulaky (Principal Oboist of Charlotte Symphony Orchestra), and Amanda Hardy (Principal Oboist of Portland Symphony Orchestra- student

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Neal
Val has a real positive attitude and infectious energy when working with my son. She has helped him with many minor details (breathing, finger placement, etc) besides just working with him on new content.
Shauna
Val is kind, patient and supportive of our very, very new 13 year old clarinet player. She is always sure to give great feedback as well as what he should specifically work on before the next lesson.
Zeybek
I am having a lot of fun and I get to get better at the same time. It is a class I get to look forward to every weekend.
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Briana V.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • B.A. Music - Oboe Performance from UCLA
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Briana V.

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I am very passionate about music and oboe, so I can provide lots of important info about college auditions and prepping for an upcoming concert! I have played many pieces from the standard oboe repertoire and have learned many of the prominent orchestral excerpts for oboe! I can also help with any reed making questions!

About Briana

Hello! I am a recent graduate from UCLA, where I received a degree in Oboe Performance. I have been playing the oboe for almost 9 years now! I currently live in San Francisco and am accepting new students. I am very passionate about music, the oboe, and reed making. I have played with numerous musi

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Briana is an amazing musician and a fantastic teacher! She has the experience to teach all levels and is a great reed maker. Lessons are always fun and I always learn something new. Thanks Briana! :)

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Average Cost of Oboe Lessons in Chicago, IL

The average cost of 60-minute oboe lessons in Chicago is $76. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $179 per hour.
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Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"Great teacher, very patient and knowledgeable. My daughter has been taking lessons for a bit over a month and has made very noticeable progress and is excited to practice and go to lessons."
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Took Oboe lessons from Jill M.
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"Thomas West is a delightful person and a good teacher. Thank you."
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"Randall is very patient, knowledgeable, friendly and punctual. He also very flexible when it comes to schedule changes."
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Took Oboe lessons from Randall K.
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"I learned a lot! Thank you Tom."
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Took Oboe lessons from Thomas W.
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"Our daughter really enjoys her lessons with Ms. Dawn. She does a great job breaking things down for her students. You can tell that she wants her students to have strong fundamentals before they move on to learn new notes, tricky rhythms, or different styles of music!"
Ginger
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"She was very patient with my 8 year old son. Very kind and punctual."
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Took Oboe lessons from Bonnie P.
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"Daniel is off and playing with the Oboe!"
Daniel
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"Shannon is a great teacher, very professional and more than accommodating. Wholeheartedly recommended."
Nooria
Took Oboe lessons from Shannon S.
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"I just love all the advice Dawn gives us. Dawn is very patient and encouraging."
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Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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