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Bill D.

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

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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Sean W.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2015
  • 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, efficient

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

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Aric K.

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I am an outstanding teacher because the trumpet never came naturally to me. I had to develop not only a strong work ethic, but a smart one too. I have dealt with every problem imaginable that comes with playing a brass instrument. Through constant dedicated, and systematic work, I have been able to accomplish my greatest dream ever of being a professional trumpet player and teacher. The struggles I have gone through with my playing career are why I care so much about the well being, and growth of every one of my students

About Aric

Hello, I'm Aric! I am a freelance trumpet player, and teacher. I am a graduate of the Eastman School of Music, and am currently pursuing a masters degree in Classical Trumpet Performance from the University of California Los Angeles. As a performer I have experience in every genre possible, includi

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Holly S.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor of Music, Trombone Performance from Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Holly S.

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I specialize in brass instruments, and have 20 years of experience. I can teach you everything from sound production and control to crossing from mere technique into meaningful music. We can talk about everything from a trumpeter's leadership role in the orchestra to handling the stress of a competitive instrument. There's a certain trumpet "swagger," and I can help you *earn* it.

About Holly

My 20 years of musical experience taught me that JOY is as important as knowledge and technique. We'll pursue a learning trajectory that suits you and your goals (large or small!), all while providing you with the encouragement to enjoy the process as well as the results. My teaching style is dynami

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Ryan
Holly did a great job putting my son at ease and encouraging him. He is looking forward to the next class.
Brian
Holly has been super encouraging and knowledgeable to help my daughter learn Euphonium as a second instrument.
Walter L.
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.
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Luther B.

54 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Father of the Year from New Hope Missionary Baptist Church
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Luther B.

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The student will be instructed on the basics of proper playing techniques, music theory, and musicianship. They will learn to read music and also play by ear which will make them a well rounded player.

About Luther A.

Luther unique talents as educator, instrumentalist, conductor, vocal coach, cinematographer, composer and arranger make him a sought-after teacher. Currently, Luther is working with the Bridgeport Board of Education at Roosevelt Elementary School for President Obama's Arts and Humanities Turn-Aroun

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Stefanie B.
At 48 years old, I decided to embark on the life-long desire for vocal lessons. Mr. Blackwell works with me at my pace, as an amateur with a busy professional and home life, and supports me wherever I am in a given lesson. After 8 months of singing together, I have so much more confidence and enjoyment out of singing and like another reviewer said, he makes me feel like I could perform one day (beyond the kitchen, car and shower!).
Hadassah
Mr. Blackwell is very kind and is an amazing teacher. He takes time to help me understand music especially the theory sections. He is not just a music teacher but he is an excellent mentor.
Paul
Luther has been very helpful at teaching me the basics while also making sure we move at a pace in which I am comfortable before jumping into any new exercises. I look forward to having him as a teacher for a long time.
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Brianna N.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks
  • Master of Music Performance from Florida State University
  • Teaching since 2010
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Brianna N.

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Brianna holds a Master's degree in French horn performance from Florida State University and is a doctoral candidate at FSU. Brianna is passionate about ensuring that lessons with her are fun and educational. She strives to tailor each lesson to the interests and needs of her students. She uses an innovative curriculum that focuses on learning proper technique, sound production, and music theory all while learning music that is interesting and exciting to her students! Brianna has over ten years of experience teaching students from beginning to advanced levels on the French horn and trumpet. You can hear Brianna perform in the orchestra with Disney legend, Lea Salonga, on The Story of My Life: Lea Salonga Live from Manila.

About Brianna

Brianna recently received her Master’s of Music in horn performance at FSU. She is delighted to continue her studies with Professor Michelle Stebleton as a doctoral candidate. She has presented at regional horn conferences and has been invited to present at the International Horn Society workshop

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Average Cost of Trumpet Lessons in Oak Park, IL

The average cost of 60-minute trumpet lessons in Oak Park is $66. 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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"Nothing but good things to say about David! Our 12 year old has been making great progress in the six months since our private lessons began. Extremely professional in all aspects - an absolute pleasure to work with!"
Don
Took Trumpet lessons from David R.
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"Great first lesson! Looking forward to more!"
Alastair
Took Trumpet lessons from Andrew G.
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"Tom is an amazing person, super patient and positive. My 13 year old wants to join his school band next year so we were lucky to find Tom. He’s in a great location and easy to get to."
Ian
Took Trumpet lessons from Tom G.
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"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."
Carla
Took Trumpet lessons from Sandra L.
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"Honestly could not have asked for a better instructor! I have heard nothing but good things from my kid, as well as seeing improvement in her playing. Very punctual and friendly!"
Mariam
Took Trumpet lessons from Jeremy P.
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"He came with great energy to the 1st lesson. At the end of the lesson my son was so excited about Jordan. My son doesn't get excited that easily :)"
JP
Took Trumpet lessons from Jordan M.
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Jesse taught my daughter a lot of information about the trumpet that she had not learned in her school band. He talked with her at her level and encouraged her."
Daphne
Took Trumpet lessons from Jesse M.
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"Jerry is a fabulous teacher. My son cannot wait for his trumpet lesson each week. Jerry is very positive and encouraging. We are very glad to have found him!"
Jessica
Took Trumpet lessons from Jerry V.
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"Bobby has a great talent for breaking down complicated music theory concepts and explaining precisely why they are important to your progression with the instrument. I started taking lessons with him after having taken a ten-year hiatus from the trumpet. During the first lesson, he was immediately able to identify where my abilities had eroded and gave me exercises to improve my technical skills. He also to helped me improve my sheet music reading skills, even transcribing some of my favorite songs into sheet music that I could memorize. I would highly recommend Bobby as an instructor. His enthusiasm for music and teaching is infectious!"
Michael
Took Trumpet lessons from Bobby S.
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"I've been playing trumpet on and off for years and just had my first lesson, and can see that Andrew knows what he is doing. He is very organized, a great communicator, and listener. His guidance seems very methodical and structured which is what I need to work toward my goals."
Tom
Took Trumpet lessons from Andrew G.
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