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Bill D.

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Glenview, IL
Starting at $59
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Nicholas C.

39 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks spanish, english
  • Awarded Full-Tuition Scholarship from Bowling Green State University
  • Teaching since 2003
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Nicholas C.

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I aim to instill a love of music and of the instrument through both student guided song selections from popular genres and movie/video game soundtracks, as well as technical and music reading exercises designed to make my students well rounded and ready for any way they choose to pursue music.

About Nicholas

Detroit native, Nicholas C. K., demonstrated an innate musical talent from a young age. His command of piano, guitar, trumpet and bass progressed to studies at both Columbia University in Chicago and Wayne State University in Detroit. Since age 16 Nic has toured the country sharing the stage with ac

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Douglas M.
satisfying first lesson. Good.
Edward
Patient and laid back, Nic took time to understand my goals and has created a reasonable plan for this older student to accommodate.
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Michael C.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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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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Joseph C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Joseph C.

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Classically trained trumpet player with a Bachelors in Music Education with 15 years of playing experience. Lessons in person or online can help diagnose common problems when it comes to playing trumpet. Don't start with bad habits with a strong emphasis on fundamentals. Lessons are customized to skill level and goals of each student.

About Joseph

My experiences playing trumpet have been some of the best times of my life. I grew up playing in school bands and performing in rock groups with friends. I marched in the Georgia State Panther Band and traveled the country with them to perform at football games and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

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Jack W.

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Starting at $35
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Jack W.

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Would you like to play with increased range and musicality in classical, jazz or rock styles? Interested in improvisation? Are you just starting or a comeback player? I have over 20 years experience in teaching and performing trumpet in all styles including performances with 7 major symphonies, brass ensembles, Grammy award winning lead trumpet player for a large jazz ensemble, and retired from a premiere military band in Washington D.C. I also taught as a band director in Miami where I started beginning students of all instruments. We can tailor your learning needs here!

About Jack

Dr. Jack W. was recently the musical director of the Miami Arts Charter School in Homestead, Florida and earned his Doctor of Musical Arts at the University of Miami Frost School of music in Studio and Jazz Trumpet Performance. Jack is currently a Nashville recording artist, and teaches brass and ja

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Andy G.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Andy G.

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Andy Gonzalez is a multi-instrumentalist, recording artist, music teacher from Mesa, Arizona. Gonzalez holds a bachelors degree in Music Learning and Teaching from Arizona State University. Gonzalez is the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College Fall 2020 recipient of the prestigious Outstanding Resident Achievement Award presented by Teachers College Dean Dr. Carole Basile.

in addition to private lessons, Mr. Gonzalez currently teaches k-6 general music in the Gilbert Public Schools district.

About Andy

I have been teaching several instruments including guitar, ukulele, bass, tuba, trumpet, and trombone to hundreds of students of every age and ability since 2013. In addition to lessons, I am a certified k-6 general music teacher in the Gilbert Public Schools district. Many past guitar students o

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Chandra
We would highly recommend Andy! My daughter took lessons from him for about 5 years. He is incredibly patient and knowledgeable.

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Average Cost of Trumpet Lessons in Elmhurst, IL

The average cost of 60-minute trumpet lessons in Elmhurst 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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"Evan is very knowledgeable and is a great teacher."
Guillermo
Took Trumpet lessons from Evan K.
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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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"Because she tot me so many things ❤️"
Toussaint Crawford
Took Trumpet lessons from Reut R.
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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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"My daughter enjoys her lessons with Randall and has learned a lot. He is very patient with her and she especially likes that he explains why he wants her to do the things he asks her to do!"
Kathy
Took Trumpet lessons from Randall K.
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"Super friendly, wise, and incredible at working on what you want to work on. I personally have grown so much as a trumpet player and musician in general since starting my lessons with him. Couldn't recommend a better teacher!"
Alberto
Took Trumpet lessons from Jerry V.
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"Holly did a great job putting my son at ease and encouraging him. He is looking forward to the next class."
Ryan
Took Trumpet lessons from Holly S.
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"He was great & patient with my daughter, & she felt comfortable working with him."
Lucy
Took Trumpet lessons from Marcos F.
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"Troy is a great teacher. Super kind, patient, and energetic. He really knows how to teach kids!"
Scott
Took Trumpet lessons from Troy S.
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"It's pretty terrifying to try a new instrument, especially one like the trumpet--which is so loud and obvious if you're wrong! Colin was supportive and warm and encouraging, and kept me at ease and willing to keep trying. He seems knowledgeable in alot of areas of music too, which is an added bonus. Highly recommend!"
Jennifer
Took Trumpet lessons from Colin M.
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