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Bill D.

18 Reviews
Glenview, IL
Starting at $59
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • 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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Roger H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Roger H.

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I have been a professional trumpet player since high school and studied it in college.

About Roger

I am a professional musician who has a Bachelors of Science in Music Education. I have been playing piano for about 25 years and have been playing trumpet and other wind instruments for over 20. I have performed in many types of groups which include wind ensembles, jazz bands, orchestras, big bands

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Jeremy P.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
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  • Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance from Kennesaw State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jeremy P.

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What makes my Trumpet lessons unique is that I approach the instrument in a very pedagogical and simple approach. The basis of sound and ease of playing is always a top priority for myself and my students. I strive to make playing the Trumpet fun and challenging and creating the best music I possibly can with my students as I know they are also striving to become better musicians and people.

About Jeremy

Hello! I'm currently a Doctoral Candidate studying Trumpet Performance at Florida State University where I am studying with Dr. Christopher Moore. I have participated in several different ensembles throughout my studies and have played in and around the metro Atlanta, and Mid-Michigan areas. I enjoy

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Arthur
Jeremy was patient and thoughtful in teaching my son how to play trumpet.
Josie
Jeremy Is amazing!
Aileen
Jeremy was great! My daughter’s first lesson went very well. Her first instructor joined the military, so we were left to select someone new. By God’s grace and a lot of help from Michael at TakeLessons, we landed on Jeremy’s profile. We couldn’t have gotten a better instructor the second time around! It’s like an extension of the first lessons! Jeremy is knowledgeable, kind, sincere, laid back, patient, and encouraging. What more could we ask for? As a mother, I really appreciate his communication with me via phone and email. If you are looking for a great instructor, you can do no better than Jeremy!
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Lori A.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1986
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Lori A.

8 Reviews
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A graduate of the famous Curtis Institute of Music, Lori has played all over the world. She has played with greats such as Frank Sinatra, Diana Ross, Pavarotti, and Leonard Bernstein. After being invited to the White House, she performed for President Reagan.
Lessons incorporate fun songs plus technique.

About Lori

Hello! Thank you for your interest in my profile. I teach piano, trumpet, French horn, music theory, ESL and early childhood music classes. My certifications are in ESL and Music Together, a class for children with a guardian. I am a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music and the University of N

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Lori is a very capable and patient teacher, and is very good at adapting her instruction to my pace and needs.
Oscar
Lori is an excellent teacher, knowledgeable, patient and good looking.
Maezee
Lori did not seem Interested in getting to know my daughter and did not seem very professional (she seemed to be in a closet at the beginning of the lesson?). We will look for another on-line piano teacher.
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Justin H.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Awarded Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers from Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers
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Justin H.

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The trumpet is an amazing instrument! The trumpet is unique because it has a loud and powerful sound. I am so excited to teach you more about the trumpet. I am an interactive teacher who can assist you in many ways in regards to learning how to play the trumpet including; correct posture, new breathing techniques, correct fingerings, alternative fingerings, improved sight-reading skills, greater music theory knowledge, and performance skills. I recommend using the Essential Elements for Band book series. Once we connect and I can find out more about your playing level we can find the perfect book for your. I can't wait to work with you :)

About Justin

As a highly skilled musician and teacher with proven experience in building music programs, teaching all levels of skill, expressing a high level of artistry, and developing professional relationships; I believe you will thoroughly enjoy working with me. I have been a life long musician, starting w

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Greg
One of the most talented musicians I have ever met. While trombone is his main instrument, he plays and instructs exceptionally well on a myriad of other instruments. He is calm and patient with learners and has a very rich knowledge base when it comes to musical literature and technique. I highly recommend Justin Hammis for anyone interested in private lessons.
Jessie
He was band director for my kids. He is a terrific person and a fun, talented director.
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Tom G.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Army Commendation Letter from US Army
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tom G.

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With an emphasis on jazz and improvisation, my goal is to provide insight along your musical path. Here some of the topics we may explore:

Trumpet technique - We'll build custom exercises, some focusing on your strengths, others challenging the edge of your abilities. Rather than looking at practice as "warming up", we'll shift our mindset to "trumpet calisthenics" (inspired by Laurie Frink).

Jazz - We'll define jazz chords and learn how to play the notes in (and around!) them. We'll find melodies to flow from one chord to the next. We'll also discuss forms and listen to rich recordings of the jazz masters.

Free Playing - This is when we can let go of the analytic mind and simply make sound. We can direct our attention to non harmonic concepts like emotions, shapes, textures, and images. Sometimes I'll put a drone on during this segment or we'll play call and response ideas.

About Tom

Tom Gershwin is a jazz trumpeter and educator. His projects explore the balance between well crafted compositions and freedom of expression. In 2018, Tom released "Our Season", which was funded in part by the Pathways to Jazz Grant. Tom has recorded two other jazz albums: “Sweet Pastimes”, an

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I learned a lot
Anna
Tom is an amazing teacher, so gentle, patient and kind with our shy 12 year old. Tom was great in engaging him and we feel very good about their relationship already after the first lesson. He seems to know right away how to tailor the lesson based on where our son is at. He has already made improvements in his first class. We look forward to future lessons with Tom.
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Average Cost of Trumpet Lessons in Mount Prospect, IL

The average cost of 60-minute trumpet lessons in Mount Prospect 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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"Incredible teacher and very personable! One of the best personal investments I’ve made"
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Took Trumpet lessons from Justin B.
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"Wade Baker was a great trumpet instructor. One thing I noticed and liked a lot from the moment I met him was that he connected with his students to create a better musical experience. Only good things came out of my lessons and rehearsals with him. I was only under his instruction for a year, but I grew a lot as a player with the help from him and also learned more about music than I ever did before. Wade is a very experienced player in multiple genres of music and he makes sure to use all of what he learned to teach his students. The only downside to being under his instruction was how busy he could be at times, but as a musician myself I completely understood. I would recommend Wade to anyone with how great my experience was with him."
Daniel
Took Trumpet lessons from Wade B.
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"Tina is an amaziNguyen and patient teacher! My son has loved every minute of having her as a teacher!"
Elisabeth M.
Took Trumpet lessons from Tina D.
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"I really liked Jordan I liked the demonstrations and how hed told me to practice and thanks to Jordan I sound better From Jp"
Atiya
Took Trumpet lessons from Jordan M.
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"William is very good at providing explanations on the mechanics and benefits of warm-up and range exercises. Very motivating to help you to keep a positive attitude toward accomplishing goals."
Bob
Took Trumpet lessons from William A.
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"Pasquale is an immensely qualified instructor. I was surprised at how well instruction can be provided online, and that must come from a wealth of teaching experience and deep knowledge of the instrument and the process."
Dwayne
Took Trumpet lessons from Pasquale G.
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"Mr. Gallo has been giving me lessons for over five years. I'm only 17 but I've learned so much that I could probably teach on my own. If you need help with learning how to play trumpet, french horn, trombone, tuba, whether you're a beginner or whether you want to learn more at an advanced level, Mr. Gallo is the man for the job."
Juan
Took Trumpet lessons from Pasquale G.
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"Greg has been great and very patient with our son. He is only 5 and half and has a lot of energy, but he has been able to focus and is really enjoying it."
Maceo
Took Trumpet lessons from Gregory H.
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"Best Teacher I've ever had! I've never met someone so enthusiastic about music and teaching. Svend's wide range of experiences make him a great teacher for any level of trumpet student."
Mike
Took Trumpet lessons from Svend L.
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"Svend is one of the most genuine people I have met thus far. His passion for music and especially brass music is something rarely seen nowadays. I had the good fortune of meeting him at California State University Northridge when he conducted our brass ensemble there. His knowledge and experience being from Denmark gives him a very unique perspective about playing that few other musicians can compete with. Very highly recommended."
Carlos
Took Trumpet lessons from Svend L.
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