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Bill D.

18 Reviews
Glenview, IL
Starting at $59
  • Doctorate of Musical Arts from University of South Carolina
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Music Minor, Jazz Performance Concentration from Temple University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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

***I AM vaccinated! As a teacher, I want nothing more than my students to be happy playing music while attaining their goals. I started trumpet as a young elementary schooler and began teaching private lessons in 2013. I had very poor technique up through high school but landed a jazz perfo

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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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Philip H.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Music Performance from Texas Southern University
  • Teaches students 5 to 50
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Philip H.

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I have an array of approaches to best fit each student individually on their road to mastering the trumpet.

About Philip

Hello! I am Mr. Philip and I absolutely love instructing aspiring musicians. I have taught piano, trumpet, and clarinet to students as young as 5 to 65! I feel there is a song in each and everyone of us, and learning music allows us to share our song with the world. My lessons are all about staying

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Octavis H.
Mr. Philip was one of the most patient instructors I have ever had. He really took the time to ensure I understood each technique. If you are looking for an instructor that is both engaging and motivating, he is the one you should get.
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Michael R.

26 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA in Music from University of North Texas
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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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Roy S.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Master of Music in music education and composition from University of Michigan
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Roy S.

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I have played professionally for several years and I studied with Armando Ghitala and Chales Pagnard. I teach basic, classical, and jazz. I can help you increase your range and endurance, and I can teach you to transpose as you are playing. All ages and ability levels are welcome to take lessons with me.

About Roy

I am a very experienced piano, brass, and composition teacher of all ages and styles. I tailor my instruction to each individual student and I make learning fun! If you want to learn how to play the piano, I will teach you. If you would like to learn to play a brass instrument, I will teach you. If

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Christine
Excellent piano teacher. My daughter loves to play piano and she is very encouraged by Roy's teaching personality.
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Megan W.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music Education from MidAmerica Nazarene University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Megan W.

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Whether you're just starting on the trumpet or you're preparing for state band auditions, I've got the skills and insight you need to become a great trumpet player. In high school I was an all-state jazz trumpet player, and I went to college on a scholarship to play jazz trumpet. I keep lessons fun and interesting by incorporating the kinds of music you enjoy with the kinds of music you need to achieve your goals.

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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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.
Amanda
Megan has been instructing my sons for over 8 years. She began with piano but as their interests grew and changed, she helped them move to learning the electric bass, drums and ukulele. My kiddos have very strong personalities. I do not put them in classes with just anyone. Megan has consistently showed up with strength and excellence, inviting my sons to not just grow in their love for music but in their character. They have learned to persevere when things are challenging and Megan is there to guide them in that with a mastery that is hard to find anywhere else. As an educator myself, I have been deeply impressed with Megan’s musical ability and her absolute to connect with and instruct my kids. She has been a huge part of their development, not just in the arts but in their lives.

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"Vince was very personable, and knowledgeable. He offered many ideas, and techniques needed for a beginner. Vince explained everything in great detail, and is willing to go the extra mile to help. Overall a good experience."
Stefan
Took Trumpet lessons from Vince T.
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"Pasquale has been great with my son! I 100% recommend him we will use him with all three of my boys as they move into band over the next few years!"
Johnny
Took Trumpet lessons from Pasquale G.
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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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"Week after week, Andrew always finds ways to deepen my knowledge of the trumpet and my own playing! Andrew is an incredible player as well as an incredible teacher, and his lessons make me realize concepts about the trumpet that I could have never even imagined! My playing has improved tremendously since I began taking lessons with him, and his lessons enable the learner to develop an awareness of the instrument as well as their own physicality while playing. Furthermore, Andrew takes great care to adjust each lesson in a way that is applicable and makes sense to each student he teaches. Knowing someone with such a passion for playing the trumpet and the fact the he loves to share that passion with others motivates me to improve and love the music that I play personally. Incredible experience!"
Casimir
Took Trumpet lessons from Andrew G.
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"Since our son has been working with Jeremy, he has a new confidence and has moved to second chair in band placement. His technical skills and musicality have improved, and he is working on fundamentals instead of just working on band music. Our schedules have been very busy, and Jeremy has been very flexible in working with us. Our son loves the online format, and we much appreciate not having to haul him around for lessons!"
Dawn
Took Trumpet lessons from Jeremy S.
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"Wade Baker is unmatched in his ability to not only play jazz trumpet, but to break things down in a way that makes sense to students of a variety of skill levels."
Myles
Took Trumpet lessons from Wade B.
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"Very patient and engaging with my son. Definitely great at helping him understand his trumpet."
Elisabeth M.
Took Trumpet lessons from Tina D.
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"good energy, very encouraging"
Alan
Took Trumpet lessons from Megan W.
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"Pablo is a patient, inspiring, and expert teacher! I look forward to working with him more!"
Patrick
Took Trumpet lessons from Pablo R.
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"Jerry is very patient, encouraging and gives very good tips and exercises to help with challenge of beginning to play the trumpet."
Everett
Took Trumpet lessons from Jerry V.
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