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Isaiah S.

16 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Isaiah S.

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Music literacy, technique, theory, repertoire, style, and creative expression. Music is a source of fun and community, and I do my best to impart that on each student.
Audition coaching
Beginner-friendly

About Isaiah

An active performer, bandleader, composer, and teacher, Isaiah provides a uniquely engaging and holistic musical education for students of all ages and skill levels. Isaiah earned his Bachelor's of Arts in Jazz & Contemporary Music Performance in 2019 from Roosevelt University's Chicago College of P

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Jenny
I've had several piano teachers over the years. Isaiah is by far the best. He is patient and extremely knowledgeable.
Erik H.
For someone who has never taken a private music lesson before I able to relax and begin learning about music literacy and music theory by Isaiah's ability to express and articulate the fundamentals of guitar in a simplified way. It was rewarding to leave the lesson with new techniques to practice and have fun with.
Amara K.
Terrific. Great with kids
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Damien G.

47 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Winner-Concerto Competition from UNT
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Damien G.

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Damien G. received his Bachelor’s degree in Clarinet Performance from Loyola University New Orleans, his Master’s Degree from the University of North Texas, and is currently working on his DMA at the University of North Texas. As an undergrad at Loyola University, Damien toured as a clarinet soloist with the Loyola Chamber Orchestra in Yugoslavia, Hungary, and Vienna. He has been a member of the UNT Wind Symphony , under Eugene Corporan, and the UNT Orchestra, led by Anshel Brusilow. More recently, he has performed at two UNT concerto concerts as a soloist with the UNT chamber orchestra. Damien also has performed with the Contemporary Theater of Dallas along with other freelance activities in the DFW area. His teachers include: Mr. A. Crisanti,Dr. James Gillespie, Dr. John Scott, Steve Cohen, Daryl Coad, and John Reeks.

About Damien

Damien G. received his Bachelor’s degree in Clarinet Performance from Loyola University New Orleans, his Master’s Degree from the University of North Texas, and is currently working on his DMA at the University of North Texas. As an undergrad at Loyola University, Damien toured as a clarinet sol

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LAKE A.
Creative ways of learning the keys. My kids picked it up immediately
Diane Heyman
I had a great first lesson with Damien. He is patient and extremely considerate. Damien took the time to determine a baseline of my general knowledge. He answered my questions and fully explained the concepts that we discussed. At all times I felt that I was having a positive experience and I have set goals for my next lesson. I am energized and motivated to continue and look forward to my next lesson with Damien.
Andrew
great teacher!
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Letha H.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Italian, French
  • Teaches students Male: 10 to 18; Female: 10 and up
  • Awarded Scholarship for Studies in Cortona, Italy from City of Cortona, Italy
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Letha H.

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Clarinet studies prepare students to advance in bands and ensembles. I improve embouchure and breathing support. I can provide coaching for performances and competitions.

About Letha

With a performance degree from the University of Georgia, teaching certification from Georgia State and over 25 years of professional teaching experience, I am able to offer my students a diverse range of instructional resources. Please note: While my traveling location is listed as a 10 mile rad

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Melissa L.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Elementary Education from UW-River Falls
  • Teaches students 2 and up
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Melissa L.

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I began playing clarinet over 12 years ago and have been passionate about it ever since. I have taught music, as well as performed solos, duets, quartets, concerts, and more. I have a minor in music and have won scholarships for performance. As a teacher, I know how to make reading and playing music accessible and successful for all!

About Melissa

Even more true in today's world, the core goal of education is to empower students to grow in success, confidence, and skills. Having been a caregiver, tutor, and certified teacher in three states has afforded me experience with students of all ages and abilities (from special education to gifted an

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Elizabeth B.
Ms. Melissa introductory class was cool because she is friendly. She took her time to make me feel comfortable before the lesson begins.
Ruth Z.
Melissa is amazing!! She is happy to adjust for my wants and needs! A pleasure to work with!!
Jack
She is very engaging, spent time connecting with my son, and made learning fun! She also shared strategies for him to use throughout the week to support his learning and engagement with the material. It’s been a great experience so far and we highly recommend!
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Eric C.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Eric C.

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In lessons, I will teach students how to develop an embouchure and make sound, have proper technique, discuss equipment care, how to read music and develop note recognition, and ultimately, play music.

The goal is to get my students playing with proper technique, so that this will carry on throughout their career and playing of the instrument. After getting some sounds out of the instrument and having decent technique, students will be assigned 1-2 songs to work on each lesson. It is the learning of music on one's own, that I believe, truly challenges the student to continue to apply information given in lessons.

About Eric

Hi there! I'm Eric Croissant, a Music Educator, Instrumentalist, Musical Artist, and Producer that was born and raised in Southern California. I have been teaching music lessons for over 10 years now, with over 5 years experience teaching online through programs such as FaceTime, Skype, Zoom,

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Faisal
My son was very happy with the lesson and his self-esteem jumped upwards 100% Thank you, Eric!
Jeff P.
Eric shows concern for helping you work on where you want to go in my music journey
Zac M.
Eric is an excellent teacher. He is very knowledgeable and very thorough when he is teaching his students. He is very talented and player numerous instruments. I would recommend him to anyone for lessons.
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Melanie M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Melanie M.

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I love to teach beginning students and intermediate students. With beginning students, I start with how to form the correct embouchure. I stress hand position, and proper breathing techniques. I also emphasize learning to read music. With intermediate students, I emphasize developing proper technique. I emphasize learning scales and arpeggios. I have found a platform that enables me to play duets with my students online.

About Melanie

I have a Master's Degree in Oboe Performance from The University of North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, NC. I also have a Master in the Art of Teaching Degree in Music Education from Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC. I play oboe professionally for special events, and weddings. I

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Average Cost of Clarinet Lessons in Downers Grove, IL

The average cost of 60-minute clarinet lessons in Downers Grove is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $130 per hour.
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"Great teacher. He taught me so much about the clarinet (even though he mainly plays sax.)"
Lydia
Took Clarinet lessons from Matt L.
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"Matt is great, he is teaching 3 of my kids! Clarinet, alto sax, and flute. Very patient with my daughters as they work through their new instruments. They have progressed so much faster than the rest of their classmates, and discouragement has turned into excitement. They look forward to their weekly lessons."
Andrea
Took Clarinet lessons from Matt L.
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"Frankie helped me with my clarinet tone within the first 15 minutes of the first lesson, and gave me many more helpful playing tips throughout the hour. He was really interested in what my goals were. Looking forward to many more lessons with Frankie."
Mary Krull
Took Clarinet lessons from Frankie P.
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"My daughter has truly enjoyed having Letha as a clarinet teacher. She has been able to strengthen and improve my daughter's tone, scales, posture, transitions between low to higher notes, and overall technique. This has led to her improvement and enjoyment of the school band. Letha's teaching style has fit well including providing positive feedback on the spot. 'Having Letha come to our house is also a great benefit to our schedule."
Heidi
Took Clarinet lessons from Letha H.
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"I've been taking lessons with Michael for over a year now, and it is definitely a highlight of my week! Michael was curious as to why I wanted to play the clarinet and has subsequently brought me books with Klezmer, Classical Duets, Jazz and Tango music. I had taken classical lessons for many years, but I can honestly say that I progressed so much more with Michael. He is fun to work with, and always finds the places where I have progressed. He is very skilled at finding new challenges to explore and does so in a most supportive way. Can't recommend him highly enough!"
Yvonne
Took Clarinet lessons from Michael R.
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"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."
Valerie
Took Clarinet lessons from Christopher G.
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"Allie is a very patient and kind teacher. As an adult student, I appreciate her practical advice and her easygoing style. I learned a lot of useful things that I will use in the future."
Geri
Took Clarinet lessons from Ally Z.
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"I will recommend Matt to anyone who is searching for a clarinet teacher as a beginner, because he is extremely patient and encouraging. A very comprehensive teacher, always know what you do not understand or why you were doing wrong."
Yuanfeng
Took Clarinet lessons from Matt L.
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"Ava is enjoying her clarinet instruction!"
Ava
Took Clarinet lessons from Michael R.
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"She is obviously an amazing instrumentalist. She is enthusiastic and encouraging. The lessons are highly tailored to ones background and goals."
jon
Took Clarinet lessons from Natsuki S.
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