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Bill D.

18 Reviews
Glenview, IL
Starting at $59
  • Doctorate of Musical Arts from University of South Carolina
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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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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Andrew G.

34 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Duke Ellington Festival Honorable Mention Award for Best Solo from Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
  • Teaching since 2013
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Andrew G.

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Hello and welcome to my studio!

In my studio, all trumpet players feel welcomed and I will do my best to keep you/your child happy and having fun while taking lessons :)

Your first lesson begins with breathing exercises as we need air to play trumpet. Proper posture, embouchure for playing, and making a nice sound will come next. I have several method books depending on your trumpet experience, but if you already have a book we can use yours. We will also work on the more detailed aspects of trumpet playing such as articulations and range (yay high notes!), while learning new songs!

If you are already a more advanced student, we will work on music that pushes you to a higher level (Clarke, Arbans, Bordogni, etc.). I will also give you more detailed and advanced concepts to remove excess tension, play more musically instead of robotically, and overall make playing feel much easier.

I'm glad you have decided to take trumpet lessons and look forward to helping you make great music! ...

About Andrew

As a music educator, I facilitate a safe, welcoming environment for students to learn and attain their goals. My students grow their creative capabilities by exploring music that challenges them to become better musicians. We incorporate music that the student wants to play such as pop, classic

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Alastair
Great first lesson! Looking forward to more!
Donovan B.
Great lesson! I Iearned a lot.
Alan J.
The two students have thoroughly enjoyed their lessons: they are challenging, but the students rise to the occasion and love to practice.
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Reut R.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Hebrew
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA in Music from SUNY Empire State
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Reut R.

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I am a professional full time Trombonist. At the same time, teaching has always been a big part of who I am - I love teaching. My music career has taken me around the world and back but more than that it has given me a wonderful tool of self expression, and for that I am forever grateful. My band performs regularly in Opera houses as well as coffee houses... Other than the Trombone I do play the Trumpet as well, and I have over 8 years of Piano under my belt. I feel very confident teaching Trumpet up to the advanced level. This is pretty much standard practice within the brass family :)

About Reut

Hello there! I am a trombonist and teacher, with many years of experience teaching Hebrew as well as music. As a music teacher I have worked with children starting from private lessons to young children beginning to learn, up to master classes in universities worldwide. I love teaching, and I

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Naavya
Naavya loves Reut!
Toussaint Crawford
Because she tot me so many things ❤️
Jaime
Our 12-year-old daughter has taken weekly trombone lessons with Reut for 2 years and it's been a great experience for her. Reut set up a virtual concert for her students last May and that was really awesome. We highly recommend Reut for trombone.
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Michael R.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • BA in Music from University of North Texas
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
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Michael R.

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Michael has worked with kids for 10 years in schools and arts programs to find fun and their best self through performance. He has taught orchestra, chamber music, jazz band and music theory in the public schools, while performing in local ensembles in and around the city. He also has studied dram

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Sean
Great teacher
Susan O'Hara
He’s so patient and very skilled!!
Susan
We did online tonight per my request. Michael is so patient and encouraging and he answers my questions that are endless. I feel hopeful that I am learning the correct form and things I definitely would not pick up just trying to teach myself through the book. Thank you Michael!
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Jeremy S.

46 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 13 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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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 prima

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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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Tommy C.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 6 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Tommy C.

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My approach in teaching is firmly grounded in developing a healthy and self-driven practice culture in my students. As a practicing teacher, I strive tirelessly to lead by example. I ensure my students feel empowered after each lesson and hold them accountable to commit to their own daily grinds. For working with a new student, my typical process is to begin with the end in mind. According to the particular needs and expectations of the student, we discuss attainable and measurable goals for a given period of time. Especially during times of difficulty, I encourage my students to follow their curiosity and guard their motivation as we share the journey of music making together.

About Tommy

As a strong believer in the life-changing power of music, my teaching is driven by my purpose to serve and empower students of all backgrounds to realize their full potential and to leave a positive impact on the lives of others. Currently a doctoral candidate in brass performance at Boston Universi

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Arnaud
During my time with Tommy, he has helped me improve in many areas. I feel that I learn and improve every lesson. Tommy is committed to teaching and points things out where I can improve upon. While teaching, Tommy uses many analogies that help me better understand what I'm doing wrong and how I can fix it.

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"Learning from Mr. Higgins has been a great experience. He is extremely knowledgeable and definitely knows his stuff! As a freshman high school trumpet player, I needed a lot of help on various things. Mr. Higgins went above and beyond in helping me improve on those tricky things and always made me feel at home and not at all pressured. For any student that truly wants a professional's advice and is serious about getting better, Sean Higgins is one of the best."
Matthew
Took Trumpet lessons from Sean H.
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"Holly is a terrific teacher, encouraging and supportive. If doesn't know something she says so.
Holly is so good that my 9 year old granddaughter is working with her online, too."
Walter
Took Trumpet lessons from Holly S.
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"Greg was warm and just a pleasure."
Nathan
Took Trumpet lessons from Gregory H.
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"My name is Dee. I have been a middle school band teacher in the Clarkstown School District for over 20 years. I play trumpet in a local concert band and jazz big band each week. I have taken trumpet lessons with Vincent for a year and a half. Through his instruction and encouragement I have made great strides in my technical abilities, range and endurance. I appreciate the well prepared insights and materials he has for me at each lesson, whether it is written material, or "youtube" video insights he has researched and thought helpful. I am very impressed with his musicianship when he models, plays duets, and performs for me. His trumpet performing is wide ranging and always of the highest caliber, whether live, or in recording. As a teacher Vinnie always shows sincerity and humility which puts his students at ease and in a great place to learn."
Dee
Took Trumpet lessons from Vincent C.
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"Nicholas has been a passionate, patient, and professional teacher for my son."
Bryant
Took Trumpet lessons from Nicholas C.
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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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"Tom is very patient and encouraging with my daughter. We have found him to be a great teacher."
Katy
Took Trumpet lessons from Tom G.
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"She is so kind and patient! My son thoroughly enjoyed his first lesson. Can't wait for many more!"
Jacob
Took Trumpet lessons from Katie M.
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"easy to understand, follow, and learn with"
Nathan
Took Trumpet lessons from Mercedes M.
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"He's great. Very productive and fun lesson."
Robert
Took Trumpet lessons from William A.
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