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Bill D.

18 Reviews
Glenview, IL
Starting at $59
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Doctorate of Musical Arts from University of South Carolina
  • 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 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.!

Sean W.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor's of Music from Northwestern University
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Sean W.

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Hello! I am a classically trained trumpet player holding a bachelors in music from Northwestern University and I've been playing for 16 years. My pedagogy focuses on strong fundamentals and a good sound as the basis of successful trumpet playing. All ages and skill levels welcome! I have worked with a wide variety of musicians and I tailor my approach to each individual student so that they can improve as fast as possible. I want all my students to have fun making music while continually pursuing excellence!

About Sean

I'm currently a Master's Student at Carnegie Mellon, but previously I graduated with honors from Northwestern University with a Bachelor's in Music. My approach to the trumpet can be broken into three categories. Conditioning: students need to develop strength as well as have a beautiful, efficien

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Ellie A.
Sean is an awesome trumpet player, musician, and person. I would recommend him to any students without hesitation.

David N.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • M.M. of Jazz Studies from New England Conservatory
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David N.

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Throughout my time at Berklee, NEC, and now Juilliard, I have studied with many great teachers and musicians from Wynton Marsalis, Eddie Henderson, Kenny Barron, Tiger Okoshi, John McNeil, and Laurie Frink to Jerry Bergonzi, and Miguel Zenon. The diverse subjects we went over in lessons and classes gives me a unique knowledge of certain styles and musical ideas. I try to be as personal and individual as I can when it comes to teaching students. That was the thing that stood out amongst my favorite teachers.

About David

A graduate of the Juilliard School, I have performed with some of the worlds most accomplished and well-known musicians, including Wayne Shorter, Dave Liebman, Arturo O’Farrill, Ellis Marsalis, Randy Weston, among many others. Along with performances at the Blue Note, Dizzy's Club Coca Cola, Small

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Rebecka
Dave is a very patient teacher. You can tell he is passionate about music and the trumpet from the way he interacts during a lesson. I look forward to every week when I take my lessons, and it has been such a fun hobby during these crazy times because of Covid-19.
Matt
David is an amazing player and teacher. The lesson was not only fun but incredibly informative as well. David's friendly teaching style really helps keep the learning environment friendly and approachable. Anyone would be lucky to study with him!
Rémy
Dave is the best Instructor one can have for Trumpet and Jazz Music. A stellar Jazz Musician in my eyes and in my ears. Plain greatness. Language oh my... This cat has it all ! He also provided me with fantastic trumpet/chops exercices. Overall each trumpet lesson was a very inspiring musical experience for me.

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Chris W.

Teaches Online
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
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Chris W.

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Want to become better at performing? Maybe understand music theory a little more? Or possibly study with the youngest endorsed performing artist in the music in the industry! My name is Chris and I am currently am an active Phaeton Trumpets Performing Artist, Educator and Clinician. Trumpet lessons with me include a weekly individualized lesson, 24/7 mentoring, admission to a weekly studio class held by me, and multiple opportunities to collaborate with fellow musicians! Come join a trumpet family, not a weekly practice session!

About Chris

I am a professional trumpet player, performer, educator and clinician. I am currently an active performing artist with Phaeton Trumpets. I am currently studying for a B.M. and M.M. in music performance formerly at the College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY but currently at Boise State University in Bo

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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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Jeremy S.

46 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Master of Music in Trombone Performance from Carnegie Mellon University
  • Awarded John Philip Sousa Award from High School
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Jeremy S.

46 Reviews
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*Available for Summer Lessons*

As a collegiate educator, I have been a trumpet instructor on TakeLessons since 2014, and have been teaching all the brass instruments since 2006.

For the beginner level, I have introduced many students to their first instrument ensuring that fundamentals are in place. At the intermediate level, I have helped many students advance in competitions and seat assignments within their band program. As a collegiate educator, I have given masterclasses at universities and private lessons to music performance students preparing for auditions and solo recitals.

My students truly enjoy the online interaction during their lessons.

I have taught a wide variety of ages - everyone from 10 years old to 76 years old. One of the great joys I have in teaching is that each student brings their own unique strengths to lessons. My goal is to raise their level of playing while always having fun.

About Jeremy

My name is Jeremy S. and I have been on TakeLessons since 2014 and have been teaching privately since 2006. As a college instructor, I teach in the brass areas at The Ohio State University, Ohio Wesleyan University, Kenyon College, and Mount Vernon Nazarene University. The trombone is my prim

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Lindsey
Good teacher and player, really helped me figure some things out with my tone this year. Highly recommend
Zach
Great teacher to work with on trombone! Kind, funny, and has excellent trombone/brass expertise.
Katie
Jeremy is very patient, kind, and an overall excellent teacher. His teaching style is very helpful.

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Average Cost of Trumpet Lessons in Lake Forest, IL

The average cost of 60-minute trumpet lessons in Lake Forest is $63. 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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"Andrew Giska is very helpful when it comes to trumpet. He has a good knowledge of the trumpet and how to play. In a group setting, or even individual, he can locate a specific part in the music where people are struggling and can help fix the problem. Andrew is very reliable as he is very willing to meet with you and make you a better trumpet player. Overall, Andrew Giska is a recommended trumpet teacher as he is very good at what he does."
Nathan
Took Trumpet lessons from Andrew G.
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"David is very knowledgeable with how to teach and how to build self esteem. With after just a few lessons he’s already sounding much better."
Trevor
Took Trumpet lessons from David R.
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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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"The first lesson was great. My daughter is looking forward to more!"
Jade
Took Trumpet lessons from Xin H.
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"Gregory is a great teacher. He makes it fun and breaks it all down really well. Greg is a real pleasure to learn with!"
Katya Bankowsky
Took Trumpet lessons from Gregory H.
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"I just love the fact of how patient you are with Andy thank you so much"
Ricardo
Took Trumpet lessons from Jennifer W.
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"Gifted musician with a lovely teaching style!"
Mason
Took Trumpet lessons from Katie M.
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"Taking lessons with David opened a whole new perspective in my playing. He was knowledgable about jazz and music in general. His patience and positivity made the lesson very enjoyable. I would definitely recommend him!"
Shannon
Took Trumpet lessons from David N.
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"Very patient and understanding. Honest feedback."
Andy
Took Trumpet lessons from Troy S.
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"Katie is the best teacher I've ever had. She's very patient with us kids even when we talk a LOT. For me personally, the best thing about her is that she knows where my problems are, and gives me the fastest way to overcome that problem. Stay awesome Katie."
Toby
Took Trumpet lessons from Katie M.
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