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Lisa A.

19 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Awarded Honored Lifetime Member from Wellington Who's Who of Executive and Professionals
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Lisa A.

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I teach you how to read, play, and transpose the music. I also work on techniques necessary for good tone and breathe control. We also work on Theory so you understand what is in the music that you are reading.

About Lisa

Lisa Abrams has a Vocal Music Education Degree from Capital University, Columbus, Ohio. She graduated in 1997 and has been teaching professionally, both in schools and privately, since that time. She has taught General Music grades K-8 in the Parochial School System. She has been the Music Dire

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Denis D.
Got more than was expected. A+
Tyler
My lessons are great! She is incredibly knowledgeable in both experience, and the literature aspect of the piano instrument and I plan on keeping my lessons with her as long as I can.
Lorraine D.
going to be a lot of fun starting me out right where I want to be
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Bill D.

18 Reviews
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Starting at $59
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Doctorate of Musical Arts from University of South Carolina
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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 mast

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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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Justin B.

30 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • DMA in Trumpet Performance from University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Teaching since 2006
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Justin B.

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I am a patient teacher who carefully works with each student to help him or her achieve his or her individual goals, whether the objective is to become a professional musician or to learn for fun and personal enjoyment.

About Justin

Applauded for his “gleaming trumpet work” (Hyde Park Herald) and “dazzling virtuosity” (Grunion Gazette), Justin B. is a versatile musician, performing on both historical and modern trumpets. He specializes in early music, most notably in difficult high-register music for Baroque trumpet. Be

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Emma
My 10 year old daughter just had a great first lesson with Justin. Shortly after, we received thorough notes from the lesson and practices for the week.
Cooper
Justin is so patient with my son. My son has improved in only three lessons and feels less stressed and more confident in his band class.
Isaac
Wonderful first lesson with Justin. My son loves him!!! He is extremely knowledgeable and has a fantastic ability to interact with younger players.
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Caleb M.

77 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded Semi-Finalist from National Trumpet Competition
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Caleb M.

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I've been playing trumpet for 20 years, and I'm anxious to pass along my love for the instrument to others of all ages! I teach a variety of styles with my experience performing many kinds of music from classical to hip-hop. Whatever your interests I can get you playing with a healthy approach to brass playing and solid fundamentals!

About Caleb

Caleb moved from his hometown of Wichita, Kansas, to Chicago in 2008 to attend DePaul University, where he received his Bachelor’s in Trumpet Performance studying under Matt Lee and Tage Larsen. Since then, Caleb has picked up a variety of regular gigs across a wide spectrum of styles, genres, and

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Caleb provides a supportive environment to learn basics, how to play fun music. I’ve been taking lessons for a while now and I’m enjoying the process “journey”..I wanted to learn and have fun and that is happening.
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Kay G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2021
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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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Joshua D.

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  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
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Joshua D.

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I am a professional trumpeter with 8 years of private lesson teaching experience. Want your trumpet playing to excel? By developing a personalized routine, you will be on your way to making it into your city's youth performance ensemble or sitting first chair in your high school's concert band.

In lessons, a great emphasis will be placed on breathing, sound concepts, reading proficiency and style training. As a student, you will learn how to stay organized and on track to making weekly progress.

About Joshua

Hello! My name is Joshua Decker, a passionate music educator and professional musician from Columbus, OH. I am a section trumpet player in several central Ohio based orchestras, and frequently play musicals in some of the most illustrious organizations in the area. Some of my past performance experi

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Average Cost of Trumpet Lessons in Columbia, IL

The average cost of 60-minute trumpet lessons in Columbia is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $142 per hour.
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"Roxanne has been teaching my 13 year old son trumpet through zoom since the start of the pandemic. She is an excellent teacher and is extremely patient. I highly recommend her to anyone looking for trumpet lessons."
Regina Buoni
Took Trumpet lessons from Roxanne W.
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"Fantastic first lesson with Justin! My 12 year old learned so much in his first 45 minutes and is so excited and energized to practice and continue learning. Justin's communication is fabulous and he is incredibly on top of things! I received an email within 15 minutes of the first lesson with notes, things to work on, and activities to practice before his next lesson. We are beyond ecstatic that we found Justin and look forward to working with him for years to come!"
Christian
Took Trumpet lessons from Justin B.
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Jesse taught my daughter a lot of information about the trumpet that she had not learned in her school band. He talked with her at her level and encouraged her."
Daphne
Took Trumpet lessons from Jesse M.
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"I have known, performed with, and taught with Vincent for over thirty years. I am a professional trombonist and the Performing Arts Chair at Saddle River Day School. I ran an Arts-In-Education band that performed big band jazz at schools in the NYC area for over twelve years, and Vincent was a band member. Vincent is one of the world's greatest trumpet players and jazz improvisers, and he is an excellent communicator. I have watched Vincent teach countless times, and he loves working with young people and passing along his craft and experience. He has a very warm personality and a great sense of humor. I perform regularly with Vincent in a variety of world-class ensembles, and just standing next to him on the band-stand is like taking a lesson!"
Erick
Took Trumpet lessons from Vincent C.
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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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"Great communication. He has been great at getting my ADHD kid to focus for his sessions."
Gauge
Took Trumpet lessons from Ethan R.
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"My son enjoyed it and is looking forward to the next lesson."
Marcel
Took Trumpet lessons from Katie M.
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"Last year our 10-year old daughter started playing the trumpet in Beginning Band. Over half-way through the year she missed a lot of school due to illness, got behind and was forced to drop-out of band. Over the summer we started online trumpet lessons with Mercedes to help our daughter catch up with her peers. We feel so fortunate to have found Mercedes! She is an EXCELLENT teacher. She is enthusiastic about music/playing trumpet, creative in all the ways she helps our daughter improve, positive and patient (SO important when teaching beginners) and she truly is amazing at keeping our daughter engaged during every lesson. During each 30 minute lesson, our daughter makes noticeable progress! Plus Mercedes keeps the lessons fun so our daughter happily participates. Thanks to the progress she has made with Mercedes, she is feeling confident enough to return to Second Year Band later this month. We plan to keep up the lessons with Mercedes and look forward to her ongoing support and guidance during our daughter's important beginning-to-intermediate instrument learning stage."
Sunni
Took Trumpet lessons from Mercedes M.
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"Amazing, caring teacher who goes above and beyond for his students! Also super fun and engaging."
Megan
Took Trumpet lessons from Svend L.
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"Good lesson. Troy is a patient teacher.

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Jim
Took Trumpet lessons from Troy S.
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