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Bill D.

18 Reviews
Glenview, IL
Starting at $59
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 1980
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Bill D.

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My lessons create a fun and motivational learning environment that promotes goal setting, good habits, positive self esteem based on tangible accomplishments, and an appreciation for the rewards of diligence and perseverance.

My services include music lessons in trumpet, jazz improvisation, music theory, jazz theory, and audition preparation.

I am currently the Principal Trumpeter in the Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra, Assistant Principal Trumpet with the Grant Park Summer Music Festival Orchestra, Principal Trumpet with the Chicago Philharmonic Orchestra, and former Assistant Principal Trumpet with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra. I have performed with the Chicago Symphony and Milwaukee Symphony.

I Hold a Doctorate of Musical Arts degree from the University of South Carolina and I am a certified band director with 5 years band directing experience.

I particularly enjoy audition coaching, having won three international symphony orchestra auditions myself. My students ...

About Bill

Bill is in his sixth season as Principal Trumpet with the Lyric Opera of Chicago and his third season as Assistant Principal Trumpet with the Grant Park Summer Music Festival Orchestra. He was a member of the trumpet faculty at DePaul University for five years and has presented performances and mas

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Gil R.
Just started studying with Bill. He's already given me some good recommendations to improve my playing, and he is encouraging. I left the lesson motivated. I'm really looking forward to studying with Bill!
Ethan S.
Bill is very passionate. He teaches me all the techniques and trying to help me make a much better sound. He is strict to get every notes correct while other teachers allow easy passes. He also corrects my old habits. He is a wonderful teacher who really teaches fundamentals.
Pat
Exactly what I was looking for.!
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Olivia P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches students 8 to 75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Olivia P.

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Do you want to try playing the trumpet for the first time? Need help preparing for an upcoming audition? I can help you achieve all of your trumpet-playing goals!

I am a professional trumpet player based in the tri-state area. I have a Master's degree in Classical Trumpet Performance from Manhattan School of Music and a Bachelor's degree from Oberlin Conservatory of Music. I have over a decade of experience playing and performing, and I am excited to help you learn to play the trumpet and to have fun doing it!

About Olivia

Trumpet player Olivia Pidi is an active chamber and orchestral musician in the Tri-State area. She has performed in concerts at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music, Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium, Chicago's Symphony Center, and at the 2017 Bang On A Can Marathon Concert at the Brooklyn Museum

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Rhonda C.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks Sign language
  • Music Theory, Piano, Instrumental from Perry High
  • Teaching since 1970
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Rhonda C.

6 Reviews
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We will have fun learning the proper techniques of this awesome sounding instrument and as you become comfortable with note reading, you will soon be playing some of your favorite songs!

My main goal is for you as the student, whether you are young or old, is for you to be able to look forward to each lesson with anticipation! This is your dream and goal to learn to play the trympet, I want this to be free of stress or demands. I want you to have fun learning!
I’m looking forward to hearing from you, whether it be for yourself or your child.

About Rhonda

I love people and music and the two go superbly well together. I've been teaching piano, woodwinds, brass, strings, harmonica and even some accordion ever since I was 15 years old, which to date has been over 45 years of sharing my skills and knowledge and passing on what I’ve learned to others, yo

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Cody
Rhonda probably the best teacher I have ever had! for the many years that she taught me the violin, guitar, and trombone. she was always patient especially from the time I was young all the way till I was an “adult” preparing me for concerts and solo acts. Rhonda is a master of all and if you told her that you wanted to be the best triangle player or the best trumpet player she would make it happen. If there was an instrument that she has never used that you wanted to learn she would indefinitely buy it, become a master within the week and begin to teach you. She truly is the most genuine and talented person I have ever had the pleasure to work with!
Craig
I was very pleased at the progress of my first lesson. Rhonda is very patient and goes above and beyond to make this a great experience. I am looking forward to our next lesson.
Emma
I began taking violin lessons from Rhonda at age 5 and eventually added guitar, mandolin, and an occasional vocal opportunity:) I learned so much from her over the years (approx 4) including proper technique, patience, & self discipline. I continue to be active in music & vocal performance in the community at age 18. Rhonda is a great teacher and person!

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Trevor J.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music performance, Trumpet from Biola University
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Trevor J.

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I have been teaching Trumpet for 5 years, I am a second year Graduate student. (Prices have been reduced for Covid-19) I Specialize in growing beginner to intermediate players and intermediate players to advanced players. Another thing that I do is help motivate and help advanced musicians into great ones. Lessons are customized to the needs of each student. Students will all grow to understand music theory, become better readers, Improved technique, and richer tones. Let's get started.

About Trevor

I am a professional trumpet player. I have played lead trumpet with the Jimmy McConnell Super Big Band, Lead player at Biola University Jazz ensemble. Principle in Biola Universities orchestra and wind ensemble for 2 years. I currently have my Bachelors of Music in Performance from Biola University

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Alex
Trevor works well with our 13 year old son! This service is a lifesaver for students that need the individual attention.
We look forward to many more lessons!!
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Kyterra W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • BMus Performance from Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2017
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Kyterra W.

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My lessons help you learn trumpet all while having fun! I tailor my lessons based on the student and their interests. I've worked with many individuals in different age groups and am adaptable to any skill level. Anyone can learn trumpet! Let's start playing together!

About Kyterra

I am a student at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and I am currently on the BMus Performance course for trumpet – studying with Nigel Boddice and Mark O'Keeffe. At the Conservatoire, I perform with the Conservatoire Brass groups, Wind Orchestra, pit orchestras, and many other ensembles. I str

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Olivia P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches students 8 to 75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Olivia P.

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Online Trumpet Teacher

Do you want to try playing the trumpet for the first time? Need help preparing for an upcoming audition? I can help you achieve all of your trumpet-playing goals!

I am a professional trumpet player based in the tri-state area. I have a Master's degree in Classical Trumpet Performance from Manhattan School of Music and a Bachelor's degree from Oberlin Conservatory of Music. I have over a decade of experience playing and performing, and I am excited to help you learn to play the trumpet and to have fun doing it!

About Olivia

Trumpet player Olivia Pidi is an active chamber and orchestral musician in the Tri-State area. She has performed in concerts at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music, Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium, Chicago's Symphony Center, and at the 2017 Bang On A Can Marathon Concert at the Brooklyn Museum

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Average Cost of Trumpet Lessons in Chicago, IL

The average cost of 60-minute trumpet lessons in Chicago 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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"Gary is an extraordinary diagnostician. He can tell the student exactly why the sound that came out of the trumpet was not what the student wanted -- and then he can focus the student on the precise steps that the student can take that will permit the student to improve."
Mark
Took Trumpet lessons from Gary R.
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"Gallo does a great job of knowing how to assess your playing, and give clear and encouraging feedback on how to get better. He certainly taken my trumpet playing and teaching to the next level!"
Azeem
Took Trumpet lessons from Pasquale G.
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"Troy is a lifesaver! It didn’t take him long at all to get to know my son and help him learn foundational trumpet skills. This is the boost that my son needed!"
Brandon
Took Trumpet lessons from Troy S.
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"My son looks forward to his weekly lesson with William!"
Garrett
Took Trumpet lessons from William A.
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"Nicholas knows his stuff. More importantly, he's very patient with this old dude who is trying to get his chops back."
Steve
Took Trumpet lessons from Nicholas C.
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"Bobby is a great teacher. He analyzes the needs of the student very well and he is very patient while correcting and guiding the student. I highly recommend taking lessons from him!"
Filiz
Took Trumpet lessons from Bobby S.
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"Great teacher. Able to access student needs and provide guidance and specific techniques to address those needs. Patient and supportive. I highly recommend him"
George
Took Trumpet lessons from Pasquale G.
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"Troy is encouraging and friendly and always has tips to help me improve every lesson. I’ve been able to make a lot of improvement and learned a lot so far thanks to our lessons."
Trevor
Took Trumpet lessons from Troy S.
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"Jordan does a really good job... I would have preferred live lessons, but given location, we had to do online lessons. My son still finds them very helpful, which I think is impressive.

Sometimes I listen in on their session, and what I hear is an instructor who is patient and finds creative ways to teach."
Gavin
Took Trumpet lessons from Jordan M.
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"First lesson exceeded my expectations. Andrew quickly and accurately sized up my status and began instruction that was easy to understand. He worked with me on techniques that resulted in me going from no “music” to my first set of scales. Andrew’s zeal to teach was very evident. I am very pleased."
Mike
Took Trumpet lessons from Andrew G.
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