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Michael H.

11 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $32
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Vice Provost for the Arts Grant from Temple University
  • Teaching since 2010
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Michael H.

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I always gear lessons toward the individual student's goals and interests! Clarinet can fit into almost any musical setting. Classical, pop, theatre, jazz, and more!

About Michael

I have been performing and teaching music professionally for 10 years in a variety of settings. I received my bachelor's degree in music education and jazz studies from Western Michigan University and my master's in jazz studies from Temple University in Philadelphia. My passion is jazz saxophon

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Arunan Karthik
Mr. Hudson-Casanova is a great teacher with a lot of experience. Ask a question, and he'll answer or guide you in the right direction to explore your topic of inquiry in an easy manner. He has helped me grow and improve as a saxophone player, and more so as a musician overall, through studies with various exercises like long tones, articulations, scales and progressions, and improvising on various jazz standards. He has helped me discover new techniques and helped me to learn to incorporate them into my playing. No matter your ability, Mr. HC can help you grow and learn!
Clare
Michael has worked with my daughter throughout high school and is such a talented teacher and musician. More recently they have been learning jazz as well classical (my daughters request, which Michael always encourages) and she has had so much fun with it.
Jack
Michael has dramatically improved my ability to play the saxophone and understand Western music theory. Over the year of taking lessons with Michael, he's taught me the foundations of saxophone: scales, long tones, and playing by ear, all the while sharing his contagious love for music and being extremely patient (my saxophone was broken and squeaky for our first three months of lessons, haha). He's generously created and provided custom sheet music exercises, duet recordings, and jazz playlists to inspire me. All in all, Michael is giving me an expert and friendly education.
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Jack K.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $43
  • Bachelor's of Music in Clarinet Performance from University of North Texas
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jack K.

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Learning to play the clarinet can be an immensely fun and rewarding experience! As a teacher, it is my goal to share my love for music with my students so they too can develop a passion for it. In my lessons I provide students with strong fundamental musical skills necessary to become a successful clarinetist. Furthermore, I believe that if I can teach my students to analyze their playing like I analyze my own, they will become motivated self teachers and life-long learners.

About Jack

I am a clarinetist, educator, and performer that has a passion for all kinds of music. With a diverse portfolio of performance experiences ranging from large ensembles to chamber music, and from solo recitals to new music premiers, I have a firm grasp on many different musical styles and techniques.

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Alessandro T.

5 Reviews
La Grange, IL
Starting at $25
  • Awarded International Clarinet Association from High School Solo Competition
  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alessandro T.

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I focus on the fundamentals and on having fun playing the clarinet. In the first lessons we will concentrate on developing good embouchure and hand position so you can create a beautiful sound. We will work on a variety of music, depending on your interests. I can help you master your parts for school bands and ensembles. I welcome students at all levels, and make sure that all of my students recognize the progress they make at each lesson. I look forward to working with you!

About Alessandro

Hi, my name is Alessandro. I am a clarinet teacher and musician in the Chicago area. I have a Masters Degree in Music Performance from DePaul University School of Music and I have been teaching lessons since 2015. I can teach students at all levels of ability. As a freelance musician I have perf

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Rina S.
Alessandro is patient and a good teacher.
Noah
A very good and thorough instructor. Very good for beginners to get them started correctly.
Bahram
Great first lesson! Alessandro is very helpful and knowledgeable. I am a total beginner at clarinet playing, and he helps me develop and improve my sound production from the very first start! Looking forward to the next lessons with him.
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Paul M.

20 Reviews
Oak Forest, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks German, Italian
  • Bachelors Degree in Sacred Music - music theory, conducting from Northwest University, Kirkland, Washington
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Paul M.

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Students will be challenged as we use the Rose, Klose, Rode, Baermann, studies to begin, plus we will look at major composers such as Mozart, Weber, Beethoven, Rossini and their compositions or transcriptions. Solo as well as duet pieces will be covered, and also performing along with online resources as well.

About Paul

I have my bachelors degree in sacred music, my masters degree in music performance, and my doctorate in worship studies. I am an experienced music teacher with great interpersonal skills and enjoy creating a fun and meaningful learning environment for all ages of students. I teach music theory conce

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Roisin *.
He was very helpful in setting me up for my first lesson.
Yah D.
Wow! Wow! Wow! This was truly money and time well spent. I went into this lesson with no expectations, rather just with the hope of connecting well with a piano instructor that was not only well versed but could ease me into being a student. Paul is a rare treasure. He exceeded all my hopes of what I hoped to gain from my lessons. I would highly recommend him for any piano student. If you're looking to be challenged, and learn any genre of music,, don't wait...book your lessons with Paul. Thank you Paul. I'm looking forward to growing as a student.
Alex
Paul has been very patient and wonderful with my 6 year old son who has just started lessons.
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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Jesse M.

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Learn about rhythm, melody, harmony, and dynamics, and how they apply to the flute. Explore the range of your instrument through various scales. Build solid skills through understanding the mechanics of how your body and instrument work together.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students for bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partner Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.
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Megan W.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Music Education from MidAmerica Nazarene University
  • Teaching since 2004
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Megan W.

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I specialize in getting beginners started with good habits. Proper embouchure and hand position make all the difference in the world in how well a clarinet player will do as they advance. It's MUCH easier to build good technique from the start than to try to go back and break bad habits, so let's get started on the right foot!

About Megan

I grew up in a music store, and learned a love for music at an early age. I started piano at age 3, and just kept adding instruments from there. I majored in music at MidAmerica Nazarene University, where I was on scholarship for Piano, Trumpet and French Horn. I have taught General Music, Beginni

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Christine
I wish I could give Megan ALL the stars in the world; 5 does not seem enough. She has taught my son guitar for 9 years, initially in person and, since. COVID, also on line. She has incredible patience, and immense musical knowledge, and such kindness and also boundless enthusiasm for ALL music and instruments! She is also just a great and super smart human being! She was easily able to translate her in-person experience to teaching him online, so I recommend her either way -without any hesitation! ❤️
Colin
Megan is an excellent music teacher that helped show me different ways to overcome challenges that I was having. She is very patient and kind and she worked hard to make connections with me and personalize my lessons.
Willa
I honestly think one of the best decisions of my life was deciding to take a lesson with a music teacher I found through a friend. I was nine and desperate to find a teacher who would take me seriously and help me grow as a musician. I remember first liking her Harry Potter necklace, and then being so surprised that she taught me in an hour the chords I had been trying to learn on my own for six months. Six years later, Megan has become not only my mentor, best friend, and biggest supporter, but has also modeled for me how to be a strong, confident woman in today's society. She constantly pushes me to be better, and she is always there for me whether it be for music theory questions or movie suggestions. I would not be where I am today musically, lyrically, or emotionally without Megan and her amazing lessons. I owe so so much to her and continue to learn so much from every class. She is everything I hope to be and the best teacher anyone could hope for.

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"Carter is an excellent instructor!
Carter takes the extra time to explain difficult material to our 12-year-old daughter, listens to her learning priorities, and also takes parent feedback into account.
We really appreciate his support! Our daughter was able to make concert band for next year, due in part to his coaching:)"
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Took Clarinet lessons from Carter W.
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"Matt is the truly the best! He is an excellent teacher and genuinely cares about his students as individuals. Matt has a knack for engaging all different personalities and levels of musical experience, ability and goals. He is always encouraging, positive and patient and makes it easy for us if we need to change our schedule. He makes it easy and fun to have lessons with him! Our most beloved teacher ever!"
Deborah
Took Clarinet lessons from Matt L.
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"Great teacher. I cannot be happier with Mr. Damien's teaching."
Xun
Took Clarinet lessons from Damien G.
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"He was on time and the lesson went very well. My daughter was comfortable with him and is looking forward to the next lesson."
Joleen
Took Clarinet lessons from Josh G.
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"Very helpful and patient."
Leathia R.
Took Clarinet lessons from Lucas H.
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"Very good teacher. I really enjoyed the class."
Javier
Took Clarinet lessons from Gleb V.
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"I am so satisfied with this wonderful teacher, real pro, i would recommend him to all students with no doubt. wow so much fun!!!"
Alexey
Took Clarinet lessons from Gleb V.
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"The lesson was great!"
Fred
Took Clarinet lessons from Charles C.
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"Great teacher. Patient. Kind. Informative. Helpful in every way"
Bob
Took Clarinet lessons from Matt L.
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"Excellent instructor!"
Andrew
Took Clarinet lessons from Dimitry C.
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