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Andrew G.

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  • Awarded Morris M. Martin Scholarship from University of North Texas
  • Teaching since 2006
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Andrew G.

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Music is an art form that I have a passion for and it is my goal for each student to find their passion with music in their own way. I can provide the tools and know-how to build a foundation of playing that will be enriching for you as my student - because it was the result of your own hard work and commitment. There are many sides to music and I am happy to work with whatever a student would like to play; be it a sonata, concerto, or ensemble work and even a pop song or two! I want to make my student's experience enjoyable and worthwhile. This is a safe space for you as my student to try new things without judgment or harsh criticism. This is your opportunity to set and reach your personal goals and artistic aspirations! I have the mastery and experience of playing in a variety of highly regarded positions both academically and professionally, and as a result of my own time working with world famous musicians. Finally, I understand music as a language that few can tap into, but all ...

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Hello! My name is Andrew Gresham and I have been playing the oboe for 20+ years. I welcome students of all ages and abilities and I look forward to working with my students to achieve their goals. I have continuously performed as principal oboe for dozens of ensembles in my academic and professional

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Andrew J. Warner
Very satisfied with Andrew's support of my son's oboe classes. Andrew was patient and encouraging, which is exactly what my son needed. I was sorry that he moved an could no longer teach my son.
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Karen D.

34 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
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Karen D.

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Oboe:
A family of double reed woodwind musical instruments, they are usually made of wood, but there are also oboes made of synthetic materials. The Oboe is commonly used in concert bands, orchestras, chamber music, film music, in some genres of folk music, and as a solo instrument, and is occasionally heard in jazz, rock music, pop music, and popular music. I will begin by teaching the basics of breath control, apeture, fingering, the reed, notes, rhythms, reading, songs, theory, and soloing.

About Karen

Hi! My name is Karen D. I’ve had the pleasure of performing, singing, writing, and recording since I was seven years old. Besides being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music, I have been a lifelong student of the international world-renowned instructors Dante Pavone and Charlie Banacos.

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Troy W.
Extremely knowledgeable! Karen is a superb guitar instructor. Honestly, I was struggling. Discouraged! She helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses, and moved me from beginner to intermediate in a matter of months. If you’re getting tired of learning from YouTube and smart phone apps, let Karen kick start your guitar playing. You’ll be glad you did. Thanks Karen!!
Aidan V.
Karen was great!
Carter
This teacher misrepresented her ability to teach the C system chromatic button accordion. I don't believe that she has ever played one. I asked her before purchasing a set of classes if she knew this instrument and was competent to teach it, and she said she was.

She didn't have one, so she could never demonstrate anything I asked about. She didn't know the key layout. She didn't know the conventions for numbering fingers. She didn't know the basic home key scale pattern.

I waited until I'd finished four classes with my new teacher before writing this so I'd have a good basis for comparison. He is immensely better at teaching this than she was. It further convinced me that she never should have represented herself as competent to teach this particular instrument.
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Kaitlyn J.

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  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor's of Oboe Performance from Southern Illinois University
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Kaitlyn J.

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I have been teaching oboe lessons for seven years, and although the oboe is a difficult instrument, I believe you can learn to have a good sound early on with the right instruction! I am a professional oboist who loves sharing the fun of oboe with others. All experience levels are welcome and lessons will be catered to your needs and feedback on what you want to be able to play. I put a lot of emphasis on good tone, technique, sightreading, and some music theory. I really do look forward to working with you!

About Kaitlyn

I started playing the oboe when I was nine and eventually received a Bachelor's in Oboe Performance from Southern Illinois University in 2018. I have lived in Illinois my whole life, but I am moving to Indiana soon after I get married this year! I love teaching students and I have the most experien

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Christina G.

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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Christina G.

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Hey there - I’m the English Hornist and Second Oboe with the Atlanta Opera. I live just north of Atlanta and freelance across the Southeast US. I’ve been teaching private lessons for eight years, and I’m always looking for new students! I enjoy teaching all ages and ability levels. It doesn't matter if you're in middle school or if you're a retiree looking for something new - I'm here to help you achieve your goals. As a teacher, I always try to align with your personal objectives and will strive to push you to heights you didn't know you could achieve! Whether you're learning the oboe as a hobby, or if you're preparing for an important audition, I will give you the tools you need to succeed.

A bit more about me: I have a Bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and a Performance Diploma from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music where I studied under Russ deLuna and Eugene Izotov. During my graduate studies, I regularly performed with the San Francisco Symphony.

About Christina

I am the newly tenured Second Oboe and Solo English Horn of the Atlanta Opera. During my graduate studies, I was a regular guest Principal and Second oboe with the San Francisco Symphony. While not working in Georgia, I freelance extensively throughout the Southeastern United States and maintain a p

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Jenn C.

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  • Speaks American Sign Language, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jenn C.

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I started playing the Oboe in the 3rd grade. I have played in orchestras and on a cruise ship. I know what it takes to learn this beautiful instrument.

About Jenn

Hi! Thank you for stopping by! I'm Jenn! Welcome to my profile! Sit back and relax and lets enjoy this ride together. Some say I am very diverse. growing up I learned several musical instruments and it has just expanded through the years. I have played on a cruise ship, several orchestras, and even

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Justin H.

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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers from Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers
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Justin H.

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The oboe is an amazing instrument! The oboe is unique because it uses a double reed. I am so excited to teach you more about the oboe. I am an interactive teacher who can assist you in many ways in regards to learning how to play the oboe including; correct posture, new breathing techniques, correct fingerings, alternative fingerings, half-hole technique, improved sight-reading skills, greater music theory knowledge, and performance skills. I recommend using the Essential Elements for Band book series. Once we connect and I can find out more about your playing level we can find the perfect book for your. I can't wait to work with you :)

About Justin

As a highly skilled musician and teacher with proven experience in building music programs, teaching all levels of skill, expressing a high level of artistry, and developing professional relationships; I believe you will thoroughly enjoy working with me. I have been a life long musician, starting w

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Greg
One of the most talented musicians I have ever met. While trombone is his main instrument, he plays and instructs exceptionally well on a myriad of other instruments. He is calm and patient with learners and has a very rich knowledge base when it comes to musical literature and technique. I highly recommend Justin Hammis for anyone interested in private lessons.
Jessie
He was band director for my kids. He is a terrific person and a fun, talented director.

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Average Cost of Oboe Lessons in Rochelle, IL

The average cost of 60-minute oboe lessons in Rochelle is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $101 per hour.
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"Bonnie has been enthusiastic giving the class.
She has been understanding helping us with delays to join the class because of technical difficulties."
Isabella
Took Oboe lessons from Bonnie P.
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"Lot is awesome. Kind, patient, and obviously very knowledgeable. A great instructor-especially for an adult."
Rebecca
Took Oboe lessons from Lot D.
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"Briana is an amazing musician and a fantastic teacher! She has the experience to teach all levels and is a great reed maker. Lessons are always fun and I always learn something new. Thanks Briana! :)"
Meredith
Took Oboe lessons from Briana V.
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"Very good and got help on scales and music."
Jody
Took Oboe lessons from Phillip L.
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"Grace was a wonderful teacher for our daughter learning oboe. Online lessons were far more effective that we initially thought they might be."
Christina
Took Oboe lessons from Grace M.
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"My daughter loved her first lesson with Bonnie. Can’t wait to learn more."
Lily
Took Oboe lessons from Bonnie P.
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"Great teacher. He is very knowledgable and encouraging. I look forward to my lessons and feel like I have made decent progress since taking lessons."
Shiree
Took Oboe lessons from Veroslav T.
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"Dawn is patient and encouraging. She passes along her experience in a clear, easy fashion."
Phillip
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"My daughter loves Miss Bonnie! She is encouraging and fun."
Silvana
Took Oboe lessons from Bonnie P.
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"I'm an "mature" student taking lessons many years after not playing and Grace is very kind and patient and helpful with her suggestions. I'm enjoying my lessons with her very much!"
Zee
Took Oboe lessons from Grace M.
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