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Bill D.

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Glenview, IL
Starting at $59
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 1980
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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 have jobs ...

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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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.!
Sakura I.
It was very detailed instruction. He provided accurate advice and easy-to-understand examples. His breathing technique, musicality and technique for expression were very helpful. And, needless to say, he had a wonderful personality.

Jon N.

11 Reviews
Skokie, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, French, Italian, I also started to learn German and Russian.
  • Master's in clarinet performance from North Texas State University
  • Teaches students 8 to 75
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Jon N.

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Wow! Trumpet rocks. It swings, it blows down doors. It plays soft, loud, and in-between. Let's do it. I've got terrific sound; how about you? I found a real fun thing; how about you?

About Jon

Jon N. was born and raised in Mexico City and is proudly an American citizen. He has been performing since the age of three, on several instruments, studying music since fourteen, and still takes lessons to this day. What's not to love? He is proud to teach at all levels, including many professi

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Konrad K.
Jon deeply connects with the student. He adjusts the lessons accordingly to learning needs. He finds what makes one happy and also, incorporates it in lessons to awaken even more interest. My 12 year old is very happy to be taught by Jon.
Jerilyn M.
I cannot study with Jon Novi because I cannot go to his house because I have a disability. He is a wonderful teacher. best, Jerilyn Miripol.
Jerilyn
He did not stress me. Has a relaxed attitude. Looking forward to receiving a composition book, or song book.
Glad I met him.
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Caleb M.

67 Reviews
Lake Zurich, IL
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Caleb M.

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I've been playing trumpet for 18 years, and I'm anxious to pass along my love for the instrument to others of all ages! I teach a variety of styles with my experience performing many kinds of music from classical to hip-hop. Whatever your interests I can get you playing with a healthy approach to brass playing and solid fundamentals!

About Caleb

Caleb moved from his hometown of Wichita, Kansas, to Chicago in 2008 to attend DePaul University, where he received his Bachelor’s in Trumpet Performance studying under Matt Lee and Tage Larsen. Since then, Caleb has picked up a variety of regular gigs across a wide spectrum of styles, genres, and

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Bob M.
Caleb knows when to interrupt with a tip or a useful instruction and knows how to frame it in a way that makes sense to the student.
Austin
Caleb was great! He is great with my 11 year old son. Looking forward to the next lesson. My son said he was really cool :)
Stefan T.
amazing experience! very accommodating and patient (my son had his trumpet sent to be fixed for long time and Caleb did not get upset)
we are looking forward for the next lessons!

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Andrew G.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Awarded Duke Ellington Festival Honorable Mention Award for Best Solo from Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
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Andrew G.

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Hello and welcome to my studio!

Your first lesson begins with breathing exercises as we need air to play trumpet. Proper posture, embouchure, and making a nice sound will come next. And later we will work on the more intricate aspects of trumpet playing such as articulations and range, while learning new songs!

If you are already familiar with the basics of playing trumpet, we will work on the specific areas you want to work on.

I'm glad you have decided to take trumpet lessons and look forward to helping you make great music! So what are you waiting for? Let's get started!

About Andrew

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 performance major in colleg

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Scott Bowers, Reisterstown MD
I happen to play with Andrew in a local Jazz ensemble. He is the solo chair and I Play lead trumpet. I have been playing with Andrew for a year or 2 and he is an OUTSTANDING player! His solo’s are some of the best I have heard in my 45 years playing. He takes his playing seriously and I have every confidence his teaching skills on the trumpet are top notch also! I would highly recommend him to anyone who wants to get better at playing the trumpet!
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Andrew has been wonderful. My son started lessons with Andrew in our home and easily transitioned to on-line this spring. He’s punctual every time regardless of method. I appreciate his flexibility and understanding as sometime things do come up. During the closures due to Covid, it was nice to keep some level of normalcy knowing that the trumpet lesson would always continue. My son feels more confident with his music and we hear an improvement!
Emerson
Andrew is an outstanding instructor that is able to use his great insight and experience with the trumpet to effectively teach people of all skill levels. He is always prepared with an engaging lesson plan that is personalized to each individual’s playing styles and goals. The concepts that he teaches will change your perspective on the trumpet, allowing you to have more productive practice and see real improvement in your playing. Andrew can truly help you grow as a trumpet player.
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Jonathan S.

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Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
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Jonathan S.

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I look forward to helping you achieve your trumpet goals. I've played trumpet professionally for Disneyland Parks and Princess Cruises. I graduated from BIOLA Univeristy in 2013 with a degree in trumpet performance. I currently play trumpet for musicals and at California Adventure and also teach band at Grace Christian School in Cypress working with students grades 3-8.

About Jonathan

I've played lead trumpet for Princess Cruises and can currently be seen playing trumpet in California Adventure. I graduated from BIOLA Univeristy in 2013 with a degree in trumpet performance. I also am the band director for Grace Christian School in Cypress working with students grades 3-8.

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Michael D.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Education from LIU Post
  • Teaching since 2010
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Michael D.

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Beginner to advanced trumpet students Depending on overall musical experience of the student, the initial focus will be on proper embouchure and posture, beginner music theory, and note reading exercises. Lessons will work in conjunction with other aspects of the students music education, such as music class in school, recital solos, concert preparation, etc.

About Michael

I am an teacher, composer, and arranger from Long Island, New York. I received my Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education from LIU Post (Long Island University). At LIU Post, I studied composition and orchestration with renowned educational composer Carl Strommen, trumpet with Brad Siroky, and

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Carol B.
Michael is an wonderful teacher! He is extremely patient, very encouraging, informative, personable, and easy to talk to. I have always wanted to play an instrument so I decided to take trumpet lessons. I am very happy Michael and I crossed paths. I work full time and he is very flexible with my schedule. He has coached me not only on how to play, but how to care for my trumpet- today my lesson included how to clean it. I am in awe with the how many instruments he can play. This is also fun for me because after just a few lessons, we are playing duets together! I am also excited that after a short period of time, I am actually reading music. Overall an amazing teacher that I would recommend for any instrument because of his vast knowledge in music!

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Average Cost of Trumpet Lessons in Wauconda, IL

The average cost of 60-minute trumpet lessons in Wauconda is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $27 and $227 per hour.
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"Amber was a wonderful instructor. Very patient and a talented musician in her own right!"
Nicole Johnson
Took Trumpet lessons from Amber W.
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"Very good lesson. I am an older Lerner and want to go as far as I can in leaning trumpet. First lesson was great. Thanks Caleb"
Thomas
Took Trumpet lessons from Caleb M.
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"Very enthusiastic and knowledgeable!"
meredith
Took Trumpet lessons from Holly S.
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"Very good first lesson!"
Danielle
Took Trumpet lessons from Andrew G.
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"Knowledgeable about many areas of music (teaches many instruments). Very professional. Treats my child with respect and is good about focusing on the fundamentals of good playing so as not to develop bad habits which become harder to correct if not corrected early on. Gives my child suggestions and practice homework to improve techniques and proficiency."
Todd
Took Trumpet lessons from Daniel K.
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"I had last night my first lesson from Bobby, what should I tell you, he is really great! every thing so nice and clear, Thank you Bobby"
Shiya
Took Trumpet lessons from Bobby S.
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"The lesson was much much better then expected!"
Shiya
Took Trumpet lessons from Bobby S.
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"Jennifer is an excellent instructor. She came to our home and worked with my middle school son on trumpet. My son was struggling with his technique and was frustrated with the school band program. Jennifer's teaching style is one of positive encouragement and incredible patience. She took the extra time to find music of interest to my son to enhance and make the lessons fun, especially due to his frustration with some of the more boring pieces of music assigned through the school. I highly recommend Jennifer!"
Jonathan
Took Trumpet lessons from Jennifer W.
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"My son has been taking trumpet lessons in our home with Andrew for several months and it has been fantastic. First of all, Andrew is always on time and ready to go and he communicates all the small details very well. Second, he is a great trumpet player and teacher. Andrew helps my son work on all aspects of the trumpet and he has really improved his overall understanding of the instrument. My son has been playing the trumpet for 7 years and he is still learning new techniques from Andrew. Finally, Andrew provides written notes and/or a follow up email with instructions for my son to work on before the next lesson. I really enjoy listening to their lesson. I would definitely recommend Andrew for trumpet lessons!"
Christa
Took Trumpet lessons from Andrew G.
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"Steve is great, glad my Daughter is still able to take lessons while it cant be done in person."
Mike
Took Trumpet lessons from Steve O.
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