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Bill D.

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

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • BA in Music from University of North Texas
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
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Michael R.

26 Reviews
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About Michael

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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Matt L.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks American
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Bachelor in Music from West Chester University
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Matt L.

13 Reviews
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I believe that it is very important to have a good musical foundation in addition to playing the trumpet. We will go over aspects of music theory such as scales and key signatures. We will go over the fundamentals of playing trumpet and use exercises from various different method books. We will also go in depth into any styles that you are interested in. I will ask you to listen to recordings of great trumpet players so you can model their sound. Lessons will be rewarding and fun!

About Matt

I attended West Chester University from 2011-2015 and graduated with my bachleor's in music education. I performed in the marching band, symphonic band, wind ensemble, jazz ensembles, various trumpet ensembles, and a brass quintet. One of my trumpet ensembles made it to the semifinals in the Nationa

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Shreya S.
He explains everything to you. If you need help or if you don't get it he makes sure you know it before you move on.
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Tammye D.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2000
  • BA in Music from University of North Texas
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Tammye D.

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Trumpet is a wonderful instrument for both the young and young-at-heart. I have been playing trumpet for most of my life, and teaching it for 20 years.

About Tammye

I am a 2008 graduate of the University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Arts in Music degree. While at North Texas I taught trumpet lessons in the Denton area. I have also taught piano, clarinet, and saxophone as well as all the other brass instruments. I have performed with the UNT Concert Band,

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Bruce Y.
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Noemie
my daughter loves her lessons with Ms Tammye!
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Michael H.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $37
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1974
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Michael H.

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I have 50 years of teaching experience. I believes in establishing a firm understanding of brass playing and musical literature of all styles and have the experience to do that. I emphasize the principles of great brass playing no matter what the musical style. I had several students who have gone onto Honors musical groups and as college trumpet majors.

About Michael

I received my MA from Lehman College, New York where I studied trumpet with Mel Broiles of the Metropolitan Opera. I received my BA from the University of Nevada after studying with William Adam at Indiana University. My playing experience includes almost every style of music especially jazz, big

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Fiona
Mike is the most amazing trumpet teacher out there! I took lessons with him for 8 years, and he always encouraged me to keep playing! I played throughout college and am now looking for a community band, and I am so grateful to have had such an amazing teacher to encourage me to keep playing post high school. He is great for all levels, and teaches a wide range of musical styles for whatever you'd want to learn! I cannot recommend Mike enough. If you're looking for lessons, he is certainly the best out there!
David Bach
Mike is a very experienced and generous teacher. He has professional performing experience in all kinds of ensembles and styles from quintets to orchestras and from classical to jazz. He is an outstanding jazz musician and a good arranger and adapts pieces to make them playable for students of all ages and levels of ability. And Mike understands and values students of ALL abilities, including those with special needs. He taught music to students with disabilities in a New York school providing all kids a meaninful and challenging musical experience. I've done many gigs with Mike for many years and I have also been a student of his, although he would never say I was. We practice together weekly, regardless of where we are living, and I learn something every time we meet that helps me be a better player. Mike will make you a better player too!
Hayim
It takes a special kind of teacher to teach a beginning older adult trumpet. Was I fortunate to find Mike! I learned much more than how to play. Mike never missed an opportunity to share music that he thought I would like, a story or two about one of his favorite trumpet players, or a podcast on trumpet players. And lessons were always fun.
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Joseph C.

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  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Joseph C.

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Classically trained trumpet player with a Bachelors in Music Education with 15 years of playing experience. Lessons in person or online can help diagnose common problems when it comes to playing trumpet. Don't start with bad habits with a strong emphasis on fundamentals. Lessons are customized to skill level and goals of each student.

About Joseph

My experiences playing trumpet have been some of the best times of my life. I grew up playing in school bands and performing in rock groups with friends. I marched in the Georgia State Panther Band and traveled the country with them to perform at football games and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

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"When Bill was my band director over a decade ago, he was the best music teacher I'd had at that point. After reconnecting with him and having him work with me on my techniques more recently as an adult player, that opinion still stands very strongly. He has a wonderful way of phrasing things that help you just "get it," and has expert advice from everything from fundamentals and helping you achieve your best sound, to more advanced techniques such as double and triple tonguing."
Chandler
Took Trumpet lessons from Bill D.
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"Vince is a great, experienced trumpet player. He knows the ins-and-outs of the instrument, its role across multiple genres, and how to help me reach my goals. He always has helpful hints and tricks that are useful in making me a better player. Great composer and arranger, too!"
Steve
Took Trumpet lessons from Vince T.
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"As an adult learner who plays multiple instruments, I’ve had every type of teacher you can imagine. It’s always a struggle to find a teacher able to work with the unique requirements of being an adult with adult obligations and time constraints.

Tom, as it turns out, is that rare teacher able to not just handle these unique requirements, but is also fantastic at finding and focusing on knowledge gaps, whether it be playing, theory, tone, or anything else I throw at him.

Prior to taking lessons with Tom, I had barely held a trumpet, and I’m progressing at a rate far faster than I had imagined I would.

So don’t bother looking elsewhere, Tom is who you need!"
Travis
Took Trumpet lessons from Tom G.
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"Fantastic first lesson with Justin! My 12 year old learned so much in his first 45 minutes and is so excited and energized to practice and continue learning. Justin's communication is fabulous and he is incredibly on top of things! I received an email within 15 minutes of the first lesson with notes, things to work on, and activities to practice before his next lesson. We are beyond ecstatic that we found Justin and look forward to working with him for years to come!"
Christian
Took Trumpet lessons from Justin B.
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"Trumpet Lessons for my son

My son is 12 years old, has been playing Trumpet and Flugelhorn for about 5 years, and he needed a private instruction to take his music to the next level. He has made great progress under Chris' guidance, and his easy going manner has made our son feel very comfortable with the lesson environment. He is very talented, and would highly recommend Chris for anyone looking to further their capabilities."
Steve
Took Trumpet lessons from Christopher E.
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"Bobby is a great teacher! During my time taking lessons, he always found a way to explain concepts in a manner that I could relate to. Coming from flute, I knew basic fundamentals of reading music and structure and Bobby took the time to make suggestions that were along the lines of my musical experiences and strengths. If you're looking to learn the trumpet, I'd definitely recommend Bobby because he's able to break down concepts and is very patient. If you've been playing trumpet for awhile and wish to get even better, I'd suggest taking lessons with him because Bobby definitely has the resume, experience and knowledge to help any trumpet player go further."
Donna
Took Trumpet lessons from Bobby S.
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"I am starting over from scratch with trumpet. Tom is helping me to rebuild and strengthen that foundation, develop good habits and skills with meaningful exercises and great learning materials. In just a few lesson I feel I have made great progress while enjoying myself immensely. Tom's lessons are a delightful experience; I alway leave them feeling very energized and refreshed. My favorite part of our lesson is when we play duets together. Tom plays his Euphonium, I love the sound of that instrument, while I play trumpet; these duets sound just heavenly. I do not have enough good things to say about this instructor, other than I am simply delighted with the experience. Thank you Tom. -s."
Steve
Took Trumpet lessons from Tom S.
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"I can't compare Justin with any other teacher as my child has had only one trumpet instructor; but I believe they do not come much, if any better, than Justin! He is a natural teacher. He is punctual, caring, patient, encouraging, and most professional. I especially like the way he consistently corrects the "little" bad habits that may become a monumental problem later. I consider it an honor having my child being taught by Justin."
Carol
Took Trumpet lessons from Justin B.
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"Katie is great. My 12 year old daughter loves her."
Ruby
Took Trumpet lessons from Katie M.
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"Justin works well with truly relating to students at all skill levels. Our son always finishes his lessons more confident and knowledgeable. I look forward to seeing where our son’s progress will be in a month’s time. Our hats off to Justin!"
Bianca
Took Trumpet lessons from Justin B.
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