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Caleb M.

67 Reviews
Lake Zurich, IL
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Semi-Finalist from National Trumpet Competion
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Caleb M.

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I've been playing trumpet for 18 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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Bob M.
Caleb knows when to interrupt with a tip or a useful instruction and knows how to frame it in a way that makes sense to the student.
Austin
Caleb was great! He is great with my 11 year old son. Looking forward to the next lesson. My son said he was really cool :)
Stefan T.
amazing experience! very accommodating and patient (my son had his trumpet sent to be fixed for long time and Caleb did not get upset)
we are looking forward for the next lessons!
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Matthew R.

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Elmwood Park, IL
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Hal Leonard Scholarship from Jazz Education Network
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Matthew R.

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Frustrated by the physicality of the trumpet and looking to experience true freedom on the instrument?

I can help! I'm an internationally experienced professional musician with a lifelong history of teaching who's not afraid of 'problem cases'. I know my method works, because I tested it on myself first--and the proof of its efficacy is in my national and international touring career.

If you're hitting a wall in your technique or your embouchure, if you're looking to start out strong with no bad habits that will hang you up later, or if you're looking to expand your horizons beyond the conventional technique you know, call me.

In addition, you will be provided with a strong background in sight reading, technique, ear training, music theory, and improvisation while studying with me. I can't wait to help you with your goals, both long-term and short-term!

About Matthew

I'm a multi-instrumentalist and composer with two degrees earned concurrently from Indiana University--one a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the College of Arts and Sciences, the other a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from the internationally renowned Jacobs School of Music. Upon arriving

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Adam C Attas
Really awesome grasp of theory and the ability to make it tangible. Loved the first lesson and am looking forward to more.
Robert
Great ! I am so happy. Mathew is so patience. Great teacher!!! Robert
Tommy S.
Matt is so thorough and teaches our son with a lesson catered just to the way he learns. He is also very polite and prompt with correspondence, too! We love Matt!
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Bill D.

16 Reviews
Glenview, IL
Starting at $59
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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 have jobs ...

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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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.!
Sakura I.
It was very detailed instruction. He provided accurate advice and easy-to-understand examples. His breathing technique, musicality and technique for expression were very helpful. And, needless to say, he had a wonderful personality.

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Sandra L.

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Starting at $60
  • Classical Music Performance from San Francisco Conservatory of Music
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sandra L.

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I am a passionate teacher and I work to understand each individual and help achieve the goals we set together. Ask me as many questions as you like! I love helping students understand!

About Sandra

Hi, I'm Sandra and I have been teaching in the Bay Area since 2006. I have a passion for working with young students, especially those with special needs, in a fun and encouraging environment. I design individualized lesson plans and your child will have clear direction of weekly goals. I expect

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Carla
Ms. Laverty has been my son’s private trumpet teacher since the summer of 2012. She is patient, kind and very supportive of his efforts in playing the trumpet. In large part, she is the reason that my son enjoys playing trumpet and continues to thrive as a musician.

From the beginning she tailored her lessons to include the music that my son was interested in and also added increasingly more complex music to work on and master.

Sandra has taped him playing during lessons to show him how and where he can improve in body position, quality of sound and other nuances. She regularly uses her laptop computer to show videos of performances that support the lesson and also assigns various Internet sites to view for exposure to other musicians and styles.

Sandra regularly provides opportunities for my son to perform in public. He has performed at the annual CMEA event at San Jose State University, and other smaller events where he played solo on stage. They have both joined in at a local café for practice in improvisation, as my son loves to play jazz. This has really helped in his jazz solo opportunities at school. She has also organized a quartet of student trumpet players to work together on various music pieces and then they all performed together for family and friends. This was a unique experience for the children to practice and play together and perform as a group.

My son is also interested in basketball and baseball, and Sandra has been very flexible in scheduling lessons to accommodate my son’s athletic and school schedules. After about 6 months of lessons, she offered twice a week lessons to capitalize on my son’s enthusiasm and increase the speed of musical advancement so his confidence soared and he wanted to play more because he liked doing something he felt he was good at. He kept this schedule for about a year and then back to once a week to allow for more time for other interests.

During middle school, my son played trumpet in both the Advanced Band and also Jazz Band classes. This past summer, Sandra again offered twice weekly lessons to get ready for his high school debut. As a result, he was chosen to play first chair in the high school jazz band. He was also one of only two freshmen that were accepted into the most advanced band class (also known at Wind Ensemble) at Lincoln High School.

I recommend Sandra Laverty, without reservation, for any trumpet teaching opportunity.
Daphne R.
Sandra was very helpful with my 11 year old. She taught a good mix of theory and practical experience. She helped my daughter build skills and was very encouraging.
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Ryan S.

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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Masters of Music in Trumpet Performance from Duquesne University
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Ryan S.

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Enjoy learning to play the trumpet or upping your performance with Ryan as your teacher! Ryan has a warm, reassuring teaching style that sets students at ease. With 20 years of teaching experience, Ryan has held positions as a university faculty member, extra trumpet with the Cleveland Pops Orchestra, and trumpet with the U.S. Army Band in Washington D.C.

About Ryan

I love sharing my enthusiasm for the trumpet! I have 20 years of experience teaching beginners through university level students, and I'm a veteran of the U.S. Army Band in Washington D.C. When I work with a student, I am patient, encouraging, and cheerful. I had to overcome many obstacles on my

Nick D.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music - Music Education from University of Texas at Austin
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Nick D.

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About Nick

Nick is currently pursuing a Ph.D in Music Education from Florida State University. Previously, he attended The University of Texas at Austin where he earned a bachelor's degree in Music Education, taught high school and middle school band and guitar for 3 years in Austin, TX, most recently earning

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Ryan
Very helpful and patient Ryan has also taken piano for 3 yrs and Nick was helpful in showing Ryan how reading music on both instruments worked and fingering.Ryan is 10
Jacquie N.
I was a little nervous how to start my new lesson, he is pretty good in breaking the ice to make you feel comfortable!

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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 $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $27 and $227 per hour.
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"Best teacher ever , specially if your kid haven't played any instrument before ,she has the magic of showing and kids learning so fast is unbelievable. Thanks to her my daughter has been very successful in music and she even got into School of the Arts. She is very patient,very sweet and very supportive even after she has finished giving her classes. We are very thankful and grateful for all she has done. Thank you Michelle so much!"
Vanessa M. Torres
Took Trumpet lessons from Michelle K.
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"I personally did better than I expected, all due to Jordan's excellent method of teaching. A very pleasant experience."
Doniphan
Took Trumpet lessons from Jordan M.
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"It was a wonderful experience as my daughter enjoyed her a lot thanks Ashley"
Jasleen
Took Trumpet lessons from Ashley S.
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"Today was Eli's first trumpet lesson with Antonia. Antonia was super patient and helped him with some difficulties he was having."
Eli
Took Trumpet lessons from Antonia B.
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"Really good teacher, lots of positive feedback, absolutely awesome!"
Fiona Case
Took Trumpet lessons from William A.
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"Mr. Anthony is a really good brass instructor. He has been helping me improve with my lip slurs and has helped my 12 major scales. He also makes learning the trumpet fun. Highly recommend"
Valeria
Took Trumpet lessons from Anthony T.
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"My son Callum says he's 100% certain he's going to get better at trumpet by working with Tom."
Heather
Took Trumpet lessons from Tom G.
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"Great lesson. I actually wrote a review eariler as I didn't realize I'd be prompted by take lessons to post after the lesson so I don't want to write up the same things. I would like to point out that my easily stressed son isn't very stressed about getting braces now that he has Jeremy's support and experience to fall back on."
David, Tommy and Jake
Took Trumpet lessons from Jeremy S.
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"I first met Andrew when I joined the Temple University Diamond Marching Band. Andrew was the trumpet section leader and breath tech, and he made it his goal to ensure that everyone in the section could improve as much as possible by focusing in on the aspects of each individual's playing. In addition to knowing a lot about the trumpet and trumpet playing, Andrew was exceptionally friendly to everyone he worked with. He was always willing to offer advice not just about trumpet, but life in general, and he has greatly contributed to my trumpet playing and attitude towards life. I would recommend Andrew to anyone looking to improve their trumpet playing."
James
Took Trumpet lessons from Andrew G.
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"First lesson exceeded my expectations. Andrew quickly and accurately sized up my status and began instruction that was easy to understand. He worked with me on techniques that resulted in me going from no “music” to my first set of scales. Andrew’s zeal to teach was very evident. I am very pleased."
Mike
Took Trumpet lessons from Andrew G.
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