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Daniel K.

40 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $34
  • BA in Music Composition from Columbia College
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Daniel K.

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Focus on correct technique and myriad method approaches along with professional level achievement for recording and performance.

About Daniel

Daniel, a former faculty member of Columbia College in Chicago, is a studio and live performance singer and musician based in Chicago. His teaching and performing experience spans three decades, and includes expertise in the studies of voice, guitar, piano, bass, drums, and trumpet, along with musi

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Michael
Really great stuff !!
Ashleigh S.
It was only a first lesson but I can already tell I'm going to be taking more lessons with Daniel. He's very knowledgeable, patient, and dedicated. He detailed a specific plan for me to work on that isn't too rigid or boring, I'm looking forward to relearning the flute with him.
Mark
Great 1st lesson! Looking forward to continuing and learning more

Jon N.

11 Reviews
Skokie, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, French, Italian, I also started to learn German and Russian.
  • Teaching since 1970
  • Awarded Magna Cum Laude from Texas Christian University
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Jon N.

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Wow! Trumpet rocks. It swings, it blows down doors. It plays soft, loud, and in-between. Let's do it. I've got terrific sound; how about you? I found a real fun thing; how about you?

About Jon

Jon N. was born and raised in Mexico City and is proudly an American citizen. He has been performing since the age of three, on several instruments, studying music since fourteen, and still takes lessons to this day. What's not to love? He is proud to teach at all levels, including many professi

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Konrad K.
Jon deeply connects with the student. He adjusts the lessons accordingly to learning needs. He finds what makes one happy and also, incorporates it in lessons to awaken even more interest. My 12 year old is very happy to be taught by Jon.
Jerilyn M.
I cannot study with Jon Novi because I cannot go to his house because I have a disability. He is a wonderful teacher. best, Jerilyn Miripol.
Jerilyn
He did not stress me. Has a relaxed attitude. Looking forward to receiving a composition book, or song book.
Glad I met him.
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Caleb M.

67 Reviews
Lake Zurich, IL
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelors in Music Performance(Trumpet) from DePaul University
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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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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Leon B.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Awarded Musician of the Year Award from The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra
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Leon B.

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Beginners will learn how to hold and take care of their trumpet. I'll also teach how to get a sound out of the horn, reading music and some scales

Intermediate students will polish their reading skills as well as learn the scales, arpeggios, flexibility and dexterity exercises to take their fluency on trumpet to the next level.

Advanced players have the opportunity to learn how to expand their upper register, how to improvise in Jazz and/or whatever else the student would like to improve on their trumpet.

About Leon

I started playing the trumpet 30 years ago in my elementary school's concert band in New Orleans. Since 1993 I've been performing professionally around the world as a Jazz musician. The world has given me the opportunity to learn from world class musicians from the streets of New Orleans and Jacks

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Alex
So before I started lessons with Leon, I was relatively new( self taught) a learning the trumpet and I was nervous about taking lessons. Mostly nervous because I didn't know what the instructor was going to have me change, and was nervous that the instructor wouldn't be understanding of my faults.

Leon Brown during the first lesson showed me that although he was my teacher, he was also there to help me progress and get better as a player and person. Every lesson after that my nervousness became less and less and my confidence has grown within 5 lessons.

I recommend Maestro Brown as a Trumpet teacher because he takes his time, makes sure you grasp the lesson, provides a comfortable atmosphere, and with hard work and dedication outside of the lesson, he will notice the work you put in.

Take the chance, don't be scared to get started on your musical journey like I was and take a chance with Mr. Leon Brown. For me at least, I have not regretted my decision and will continue lessons with him for as long as I can!

Cheers to all!
Marc
Very valuable session. Leon has a calming and patient manner. I myself am a master's degree carrying teacher so I appreciate good instruction.
Darrell G.
Leon is the total package. He is a professional musician ( has his own Jazz quartet, checkout You Tube), a highly recognized musical instructor in the great city of New Orleans and very patient with his students individual abilities. He can make you into whatever level of trumpeter you aspire to if you do
your part as a student. You will be fortunate and blessed to have him as a teacher.None better.

Tyler J.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Bachelor's of Music: Music Business from New Mexico State University
  • Teaching since 2014
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Tyler J.

8 Reviews
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The concept is simple: empowerment to generate mastery on your instrument. I like to work with you at your level, from beginner and up. My goal is to not only help you understand the mechanics of the instrument, but to empower you to create as limitlessly as possible on it. I will be working with you on things such as rhythm, ear training (hearing melodies and recreating them, understanding major and minor scales and how to "hear" music), embouchre (lips) development, breath control, musical sight reading, and understanding musical notation and terminology and beyond through a few of my own and others' techniques.

I have found the best approach to doing this is by selecting music that you like to listen to and play, as it is much more fun to practice something that you enjoy rather than doing busywork to build skill.

About Tyler

Hi, I'm Tyler! Born and raised in Roswell, New Mexico, I am the son of a band director. That being said, I have literally been involved in music since I was an infant! I played trombone, bass trombone, and bass guitar all the way through high school, and went to New Mexico State University where I

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WHITNY S.
Tyler arrived early, spent lots of time with my unruly daughter, and kept her on track! He's a good combination of fun/playful but also has a natural authority so that my daughter actually listens to his instruction. Well done and thank you Tyler!
Kerry
Great first lesson - looking forward to the next one.
Nicolas O.
I feel like I learned a lot in an hour and he really helped me find an anchor point that I can go back to if I am stuck on a note. I realized that he went over every proven method that I learned throughout my experiences from elementary school to highschool and then added on to them by explaining how these methods help. He even showed me methods usually taught to college musicians.

The reason I always believed in private lessons is because no matter how few or how many you take, the learning process gets expedited immensely.

I definitely would recommend this teacher for learning a brass instrument.
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Nathanial K.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Cantonese, English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
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Nathanial K.

3 Reviews
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I have experience teaching brass: trumpet, trombone, euphonium, and tuba; for 5 years and have played professionally for 15 years. What is your goal? Are you an absolute beginner or are you semi-pro auditioning? I have taught students from ages 7 to 60, beginner and beyond. Whatever role music has in your life, I'd love to help you develop it whether its your hobby or your passion.

About Nathanial

Hi, there! My name is Nate and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2007 and have loved helping my students grow, excel, and learn to have fun with music. I went to Longy School of Music at Bard College and earned a degree in Modern Brass Performance in 2012. I'm a pro

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Julia
If you want to learn how to play an instrument and take lessons from an experienced, talented, and credentialed musician, composer and teacher, this is the person for you.
Cathy
Very talented, great player, very kind and patient-
Good with all ages!
Chris B.
Nate has a great attitude, and clearly loves sharing his knowledge of and playing the trombone!

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Average Cost of Trumpet Lessons in River Forest, IL

The average cost of 60-minute trumpet lessons in River Forest 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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$57 average
60 min
$71 average

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"Can’t speak highly enough about Andrew. His lessons are very engaging, he does a great job diagnosing issues, and he’s an all around fun and talented music teacher."
Gabriel
Took Trumpet lessons from Andrew G.
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"Very good first lesson!"
Danielle
Took Trumpet lessons from Andrew G.
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"Holly knows how to motivate her students and lays out clear goals and practice routines that her students can easily follow. I can count with one hand the number of days my son took home his trumpet for practice during the past two years. This changed dramatically when he started taking lessons from Holly. He has been practicing trumpet every day since, even during our drive to the Tanglewood concert! Three lessons in, I feel that he has already accomplished more in 15 days than what he has achieved in the past two years in his middle school band. The only regret that I have is that we did not start this sooner!"
Maxwell
Took Trumpet lessons from Holly S.
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"Bobby has been a great teacher. I am in my 30s, trumpet beginner and with very limited time due to busy work schedule.Despite those limitations, Bobby has managed to keep every lesson interesting and challenging by mixing music theory, drills, and popular tunes fitted to my personal taste in music. I feel I am making steady progress."
Atanas
Took Trumpet lessons from Bobby S.
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"Friendly and great with my teenage son"
Felix
Took Trumpet lessons from Linda C.
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"David (11) has been working with Jeremy for a while now and he's had some rocky patches (getting braces and worse, getting an expander!) but Jeremy was there encouraging David the whole way and sure enough, you can play the trumpet with all that extra metal in your mouth after all!

David also has Brass at school but prefers his sessions with Jeremy where they are centered around David's specific needs and current goals. We have seen such an improvement in both David's ability and confidence which translates directly into more enjoyment playing his chosen instrument, the trumpet."
Chris
Took Trumpet lessons from Jeremy S.
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"My second grade son loves his lessons with Rick!

We are really pleased with Rick's ability to work with our young son, encourage him and challenge him -- while creating a really positive, fun learning environment. We highly recommend him."
Sherri
Took Trumpet lessons from Rick T.
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"Great teacher my grandson is learning alot😊"
Robert
Took Trumpet lessons from John G.
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"Caleb has been teaching my 13 year old son trumpet for 3 years. He is an amazingly kind and talented teacher who connects well with kids.

My son loves his lessons and has made excellent progress. In fact, when he recently played the Sinatra song, "New York, New York", with two other children for the school play the enormous smile he had on his face was priceless!

Caleb is a real find! I highly recommend him!"
Kathy
Took Trumpet lessons from Caleb M.
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"My first instruction from David O. couldn't have gone better. He quickly summed up my abilities (or lack thereof) and put me on a course for improvement. Dave's style of teaching was fun and unintimidating. In addition, Dave is extremely patient and sincere. I'm looking forward to the next lessons."
Brian
Took Trumpet lessons from David O.
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