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Bill D.

18 Reviews
Glenview, IL
Starting at $59
  • Doctorate of Musical Arts from University of South Carolina
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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 mas

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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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Jeremy S.

46 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Awarded John Philip Sousa Award from High School
  • Teaches students 13 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Jeremy S.

46 Reviews
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As a collegiate educator, I have been a trumpet instructor on TakeLessons since 2014, and have been teaching all the brass instruments since 2006.

For the beginner level, I have introduced many students to their first instrument ensuring that fundamentals are in place. At the intermediate level, I have helped many students advance in competitions and seat assignments within their band program. As a collegiate educator, I have given masterclasses at universities and private lessons to music performance students preparing for auditions and solo recitals.

My students truly enjoy the online interaction during their lessons.

I have taught a wide variety of ages - everyone from 10 years old to 76 years old. One of the great joys I have in teaching is that each student brings their own unique strengths to lessons. My goal is to raise their level of playing while always having fun.

About Jeremy

My name is Jeremy S. and I have been on TakeLessons since 2014 and have been teaching privately since 2006. As a college instructor, I teach in the brass areas at The Ohio State University, Ohio Wesleyan University, Kenyon College, and Mount Vernon Nazarene University. The trombone is my prim

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Lindsey
Good teacher and player, really helped me figure some things out with my tone this year. Highly recommend
Zach
Great teacher to work with on trombone! Kind, funny, and has excellent trombone/brass expertise.
Katie
Jeremy is very patient, kind, and an overall excellent teacher. His teaching style is very helpful.
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Christian H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Music Education & Instrumental from Jackson State University
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Christian H.

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I played at Carnegie Hall in New York City. I also played at the Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia. I am also playing at the Musikverein in Vienna, Austria. I am only 19 years old, playing in places that older musicians are struggling to play at. Do you want to achieve greatness like me? Well, take a lesson or two with me! What is so unique about me is that if you take one lesson with me, I guarantee that you will sound much better and gain a lot of progress in that one lesson! Every lesson with me will almost certainly get you to where your dreams may be. Even if you only take one lesson, I can ensure that you are better off than where you were before the lesson. Join me, and let me take you to where you need to be!

About Christian

RCSD1 District Honor Band 2014-2019 RCSD1 District Jazz Band 2015-2020 SCBDA Region 3 Band 2015-2020 SCBDA All-State Band 2015-2020 Lower Richland High School Symphonic Band 2017-2020 Lower Richland High School Marching Band 2017-2020 Lower Richland High School Jazz Band 2017-2020 Honors Performanc

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Steven M.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $24
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner
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Steven M.

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Relatable and experienced Trombone and Brass teacher looking for beginner/intermediate level students! All ages welcome, no one is too young or too old to learn as long as you like music and want to learn your instrument. We will set goals together based on how YOU want to sound and what music YOU want to play. I will do my best to offer you the knowledge and experience I have while relating it to other concepts/experiences you already possess. In lessons, you can expect to work on tone, embouchure, breathing, rhythms, lip slurs, etc.

Once we have a handle on the basics, I'll arrange music hand tailored for my student based on what music they like to listen to! I've done music for students all ages and many genres. A few examples of favorites are The Polar Express movie soundtrack music, Back to the Future soundtrack, Bad guy by Billie Ellish, We Are Number One from Lazy Town, and many others.

I hope you're excited about these lessons as much as I am because nothing makes me smile ...

About Steven

Hello, I'm Steven! I've been a band geek since 6th grade, and am currently 23 years old. I started playing trombone back then and have since picked up and learned every brass instrument I could get my hands on. I've played with bands of all shapes and sizes, including Symphonic, Marching, Jazz, Roc

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Niko
Our first lesson was a success!
Luca B.
First lesson online with Steven. My 13 yo son was positive about his experience. They took the time to talk trombone & listen to Other artists trombone music. This approach was a natural and appropriate hook em’ for my son. Looking forward to the hands on playing and making music together in subsequent lessons.
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Caleb L.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • BM Trombone Performance from Chicago College of Performing Arts
  • Teaching since 2006
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Caleb L.

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I have helped many trumpet students place in All-State ensembles, compete for seating placements, and earn top marks in solo and ensemble competitions.

About Caleb

Hello and Welcome! I am excited to start offering my teaching services on trombone, euphonium and the rest of the instruments from the brass family here at takelessons.com. Here is a brief introduction about myself. I am currently a member of Orchestra Iowa based out of Cedar Rapids, Iow

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Jane
With Caleb's classes. my son was able to catch up with his trombone lessons in school. Caleb was extremely knowledge about the subject matter and also offered a list of events with trombone(s). We are very appreciate of his well-thought lesson plans and wish him the best in the future. We discontinued only because my son will not be continuing with Band next year in high school.
Nicholas
My son has learned so much in just a few lessons with Caleb. He is also practicing more than ever as Caleb is giving him excellent feedback and instruction. Can't wait to see how he does with upcoming auditions and looking forward to more leasons.
Jennifer
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Rhonda C.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks Sign language
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rhonda C.

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We will have fun learning the proper techniques of this awesome sounding instrument and as you become comfortable with note reading, you will soon be playing some of your favorite songs!

My main goal is for you as the student, whether you are young or old, is for you to be able to look forward to each lesson with anticipation! This is your dream and goal to learn to play the trympet, I want this to be free of stress or demands. I want you to have fun learning!
I’m looking forward to hearing from you, whether it be for yourself or your child.

About Rhonda

I love people and music and the two go superbly well together. I've been teaching piano, woodwinds, brass, strings, harmonica and even some accordion ever since I was 15 years old, which to date has been over 45 years of sharing my skills and knowledge and passing on what I’ve learned to others, yo

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Cody
Rhonda probably the best teacher I have ever had! for the many years that she taught me the violin, guitar, and trombone. she was always patient especially from the time I was young all the way till I was an “adult” preparing me for concerts and solo acts. Rhonda is a master of all and if you told her that you wanted to be the best triangle player or the best trumpet player she would make it happen. If there was an instrument that she has never used that you wanted to learn she would indefinitely buy it, become a master within the week and begin to teach you. She truly is the most genuine and talented person I have ever had the pleasure to work with!
Craig
I was very pleased at the progress of my first lesson. Rhonda is very patient and goes above and beyond to make this a great experience. I am looking forward to our next lesson.
Emma
I began taking violin lessons from Rhonda at age 5 and eventually added guitar, mandolin, and an occasional vocal opportunity:) I learned so much from her over the years (approx 4) including proper technique, patience, & self discipline. I continue to be active in music & vocal performance in the community at age 18. Rhonda is a great teacher and person!

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Average Cost of Trumpet Lessons in Vernon Hills, IL

The average cost of 60-minute trumpet lessons in Vernon Hills 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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"First lesson and my son had a great time!"
Max
Took Trumpet lessons from Jennifer W.
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"Jennifer was really good. Very patient and takes lot of initiative outside class to make sure she addresses all aspects. She comes very well prepared for every class. She was always on time."
Partha
Took Trumpet lessons from Jennifer W.
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"My lesson with Justin was excellent. He gave me good exercises for daily practice, was able to help with my breathing, and is introducing me methodically to some advanced techniques.

I appreciate his quick response with written notes concerning what was covered in the lesson and a plan for daily practice.

Very satisfied with the experience."
Barry
Took Trumpet lessons from Justin B.
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"My son has started playing trumpet at school for 2 months. As he progresses very well and has the interest in trumpet, he needs a formal trumpet tutor to build the solid foundation and boost his skill. Luckily we find Jerry on takelessons. Jerry is very professional about teaching trumpet. He provides the material and shows the basic technique to my son. He sets up the daily practice routine. After 2 weeks, we notice that my son improves his sound production ans his skill!"
Mao
Took Trumpet lessons from Jerry V.
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"My son just had his first lesson and he was happy! He has been frustrated because he hasn't had a lesson with an instructor and has been self-teaching. He is mildly autistic and gets frustrated easily. That wasn't an issue with his lesson."
Angelo
Took Trumpet lessons from Troy S.
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"William is very patient and encouraging. I look forward to more lessons with him!"
Erice
Took Trumpet lessons from William A.
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"Before our appointment he kept great email contact to ensure everything will go well. He was patient. He was on time! Very professional edict. Sent a follow up email with breathing exercises, sheet music, and books to buy for the next lesson that was very affordable. We are looking forward to the next session."
Troy
Took Trumpet lessons from Justin B.
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"My son loves his lessons and has been getting better. He gets excited every time he learns something new and always look forward to his session with William."
Suzanne
Took Trumpet lessons from William A.
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"Offers technique suggestions, good assessment on my son’s ability & how he can improve and worked well with my son to keep him engaged during the lesson."
Aiden
Took Trumpet lessons from David R.
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Toussaint Crawford
Took Trumpet lessons from Reut R.
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