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Lee Q.

41 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 to 80
  • Teaching since 1996
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Lee Q.

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Lee is an accomplished bassoonist and “reed doctor” who can direct students to the best bassoon reeds and accessories, as well as offer the best advice on starting and developing skills on bassoon. 

Lee uses the New Weissenborn Method books and offers a library of elementary solo pieces, standard bassoon literature and orchestral excerpts.

Lee received a Master of Music degree in Bassoon Pedagogy (Belmont University) and graduated from Loyola University New Orleans (Bachelor of Music Education), where she performed as principal bassoonist for both orchestras.

Lee also graduated from the U.S. Armed Forces School of Music and served as a Bassoon Player in the U.S. Army with the 1st Cavalry Division Band.

About Lee

Minimum ages: 8 for ukulele 10 for guitar/bass guitar 12 for bassoon Lee Q. has a Master of Music degree and comprehensive experience in music instruction and performance, including orchestra, concert band, folk/bluegrass orchestra, chamber ensembles, folk/rock/blues and pep bands, and mu

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Monciella E.
I am very pleased with Lee. She is very helpful, knowledgeable and very friendly. We spent time assessing where I am skills wise and what I am seeking from these lessons. I really appreciate that so as to not waste either of our time. Thanks Lee.
Jk
I’m just starting to learn and I’ve tried a couple other classes but it’s difficult to follow along with live lessons. Hers was slower and more detailed, showing the chords clearly- and talking about the timing was very helpful! She even took the time to answer my question about being unable to hold the strings correctly. Great teacher!
Steve
Our daughter has really enjoyed getting to know Lee and genuinely looks forward to the lesson time with her each week. We’re also pleased with how well our daughter has been doing on her instrument since beginning lessons.
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Kristilyn W.

38 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Awarded Best Horn Player from Modern Times Magazine
  • Doctorate of Musical Arts (DMA) in Bassoon Performance from The Ohio State University
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Kristilyn W.

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I'm a professional, classically trained bassoonist that plays with orchestras, chamber ensembles, and rock bands. I've been teaching private lessons for over 15 years and I'm available to work with students at any age and skill level including beginners, intermediate students who want to improve their skills (or are picking up the bassoon after time away), as well as advanced students looking for audition and performance coaching. Lessons with me are always positive, supportive, and tailored to each individual's goals and needs.

My method of teaching is motivating and rewarding, and my students always succeed on their scale tests, Region and All State auditions, and college auditions. We can work on major and minor scales, beginner to advanced etudes, solo literature, audition etudes, orchestral excerpts, contemporary music and extended techniques, music theory, and more.

About Kristilyn

I am a classically trained bassoonist with a passion for all types of music. I received my Doctorate of Musical Arts (DMA) in bassoon performance from the Ohio State University, and my Masters of Music in bassoon performance from Arizona State University. In addition to holding faculty positions

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Faith W.
Great teacher. She was very knowledgable and very personable. Looking forward to the next lessons
Alyse Stehl
I can’t say enough good things about Kristilyn. She is very inviting, extremely knowledgeable and is the perfect teacher for me. I would highly recommend her for in person lessons!

Edwin L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Bassoonist from Fundación Conservatorio Vicente Emilio Sojo
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Edwin L.

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I'm a Bassoon player with 12 years of experience. I have teach, played in orchestras, chamber groups and as a soloist artist.

About Edwin

I am a professional bassonist. I graduated from Vicente Emilio Sojo Music Conservatory (Barquisimeto - Venezuela) with a Bachelors of Music, specifically Bassoon. The Bassoon is one of the most beautiful instruments but also one of the difficultest to play. Every bassoon player has a unique timbre

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Carl G.

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Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Carl G.

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Taking lessons with me will begin with a conversation about your goals for taking lessons on your instrument. Your goals, plus my five years of professional teaching experience will help me craft a plan for our lessons together. I adjust around the needs of the student. So if I detect that you learn best in a certain way but our plan doesn't exactly leave room for it, we will adjust as we go until we get it right!

About Carl

I am a bassoonist, saxophonist and private music instructor in the New York City and Hudson Valley regions. My most recent degree was from Yale University where I earned by Master of Music from the Yale School of Music as a Bassoon Fellow. Previously I earned by Bachelor of Music from the Oberlin C

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Megumi
He is a well trained musician with a lot of patience, which for our lessons went a long way. He is quick to help you find the right correction to technique, and will always cater to your personal needs. His lessons work well even online, as he is able to succinctly verbalize what and how something to be worked on. I highly recommend him as a teacher!
Julia!
Carl Gardner is an A1 bassoonist. Over the past year and few months he’s improved everything about my playing, technically and musically, and helped me achieve goals I previously thought were impossible. His reeds are immaculate! 5/5 stars would recommend him to any bassoonist I meet.
Amy
Social distancing will not interfere with solo competition! Carl made certain that my daughter did not miss a lesson by proactively finding a way to have one online. Although she prefers to be taught in person, this has definitely allayed her fears of not having her solo polished and ready for competition!

Chloe W.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Bachelor's Degree in Music Education and Oboe Performance from Ithaca College
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Chloe W.

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I am a double reed player and played bassoon in high school. I have a degree in music education which has taught me about all woodwind, brass and percussion instruments. I can help you achieve all of your performance goals.

About Chloe

I am a hardworking and passionate individual who loves music and loves teaching. I want to share my passion and interest for music with as many students as I can so that they can find new and different ways to express themselves. I love seeing students accomplish more than they thought they were ca

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Tya J.
Chloe.. was excellent! My daughter learned a lot in just 30 minutes. She’s excited about her next lesson.
Lauryn H.
My daughters anxiety was high the first day of highschool for band. The students were seasoned and Lauryn had not practiced in months. Chloe eased Lauryn’s nerves and gave her the confidence she needed in just the 1st lesson! She’s awesome!
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Ryan F.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Ryan F.

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As a woodwind specialist, I bring a diverse prospective formed by years of studying and performing on a multitude of instruments no matter what instrument I am teaching.

About Ryan

An Ohio transplant in the Southeast, Ryan Fox moved to South Carolina to pursue higher education, but has stayed to enjoy the mild winters, the southern hospitality, and, of course, the great food. As a bassoonist and multiple woodwind specialist, Ryan brings along with him years of collegiate and

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Average Cost of Bassoon Lessons in Walnut Hill, IL

The average cost of 60-minute bassoon lessons in Walnut Hill is $63. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $95 per hour.
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"I feel that my first lesson went well. Dr. Woods had me feeling comfortable and her online instruction was very informative. I'm looking forward to working with her and hopefully I'll be playing like a pro in no time."
Michael
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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"Social distancing will not interfere with solo competition! Carl made certain that my daughter did not miss a lesson by proactively finding a way to have one online. Although she prefers to be taught in person, this has definitely allayed her fears of not having her solo polished and ready for competition!"
Amy
Took Bassoon lessons from Carl G.
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"My daughter has been taking lessons with Cassandra for 7 years. She is knowledgeable, kind, caring, and compassionate. She dedicates herself to her students and goes above and beyond to create educational experiences both in and outside the classroom. Her prices are very reasonable and she devotes extra time and energy to ensure all the tools needed for success with a double reed instrument are in place. She works well with beginning elementary students all the way through to college students auditioning for elite music studios. She is well connected in the bassoon community. It would be impossible to find a better instructor. My daughter will miss her when she is away in college."
Andrea
Took Bassoon lessons from Cassandra B.
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"Great teacher. She was very knowledgable and very personable. Looking forward to the next lessons"
Faith
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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"Kristilyn is a great instructor. She has helped my daughter get back to playing bassoon for high school band after a one year hiatus, and she is doing great! The one on one instruction and ability to do the lessons from home make things super flexible for our busy family. I wasn't sure at first how the online lessons would work, or if it would be as effective as meeting with someone in person, but the lessons have definitely exceeded my expectations!"
Emma Stephenson
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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"My daughter had her first lesson and she enjoyed her experience. It was both engaging and Lee was extremely helpful! She provided us with much information , looking forward to next lesson !"
Serena
Took Bassoon lessons from Lee Q.
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"Kristilyn is very positive and encouraging, while guiding her pupil to be better. I was nervous about doing music lessons on line, but finding a local bassoon instructor was proving very difficult. I'm glad we found Take Lessons and Kristilyn."
Owen
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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"Kristilyn is an amazing teacher, she very kind and helps me understand my instrument, along with all of the necessities to caring for it correctly. She has helped me grow and is very interactive with me. Sometimes we would have trouble connecting but she was flexible with our times, and dates."
natalie
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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"Ms Quick really helped shape a mold the bassoonist I am today."
Katerina
Took Bassoon lessons from Lee Q.
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"Galina has been working with our 8th grade son on bassoon for a year and he loves it! She is a kind, generous, and knowledgeable teacher. She has patiently prepared him for auditions, improving his technique and musicality, but she also makes lessons fun by playing duets with him. She is also teaching him to make reeds. And she is very easy to work with in scheduling, and has seamlessly moved to remote lessons in the current situation. We are lucky to have found her as a teacher."
michelle
Took Bassoon lessons from Eva Galina K.
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