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Karen D.

34 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1980
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Karen D.

34 Reviews
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Tuba:
The largest and lowest-pitched musical instrument in the brass family. Like all brass instruments, sound is produced by moving air past the lips, causing them to vibrate or "buzz" into a large cupped mouthpiece. I begin teaching from the beginning with the very basics of breathing, embouchure, fingerings, reading, notes, rhythms, songs, scales, theory and improvisation.

About Karen

Hi! My name is Karen D. I’ve had the pleasure of performing, singing, writing, and recording since I was seven years old. Besides being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music, I have been a lifelong student of the international world-renowned instructors Dante Pavone and Charlie Banacos.

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Troy W.
Extremely knowledgeable! Karen is a superb guitar instructor. Honestly, I was struggling. Discouraged! She helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses, and moved me from beginner to intermediate in a matter of months. If you’re getting tired of learning from YouTube and smart phone apps, let Karen kick start your guitar playing. You’ll be glad you did. Thanks Karen!!
Aidan V.
Karen was great!
Carter
This teacher misrepresented her ability to teach the C system chromatic button accordion. I don't believe that she has ever played one. I asked her before purchasing a set of classes if she knew this instrument and was competent to teach it, and she said she was.

She didn't have one, so she could never demonstrate anything I asked about. She didn't know the key layout. She didn't know the conventions for numbering fingers. She didn't know the basic home key scale pattern.

I waited until I'd finished four classes with my new teacher before writing this so I'd have a good basis for comparison. He is immensely better at teaching this than she was. It further convinced me that she never should have represented herself as competent to teach this particular instrument.
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Bryan H.

7 Reviews
Watertown, MA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Bryan H.

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I've played with the greats, studied with the greats, and seen the greats. Let my extensive experience be your treasure. I can help anyone and everyone who wants to improve grow both as a tubist and a musician in general

About Bryan

Please allow me to introduce myself! Whatever your age or background, I can show you things you've never seen, nor heard, nor thought of before. Now there's nothing new under the sun, but that doesn't mean that you've learned it yet! Let my years of teaching and performing help you achieve what yo

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Mike G.
At 40, I decided to pick up the tuba that I’d kept since playing in college. I wanted to get off to a solid start. I found in Bryan a solid teacher with a wealth of all sorts of musical knowledge. I implemented the lessons into practice and felt myself grow stronger in some areas than I had ever experienced in my first 10 years of practice and learning. I was also able to see a marked improvement in my bass guitar skills by applying many of the same concepts to the playing of that instrument. These lessons have been a great investment for my musicianship.
Kunjan
Bryan has very unique lesson plans and can channel his musical thoughts very clearly. He was very understanding and reflective of my needs. He then presented me with a series of mental models and exercises which i am certain will make me not just a better pianist but a better musician and also help me appreciate music better.

I would highly highly recommend Bryan and i will certainly continue the musicial journey with him.
Kathryn
My daughter loves taking trombone lessons with Bryan House!
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Jerry M.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jerry M.

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My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands. It all one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not having fun while learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND educational at the same time. I have had many parents tell me I'm one of the best teachers they have ever seen. (A couple of them were public school teachers themselves). I truly want my students to succeed and I will do everything in my power to help them accomplish that!

About Jerry

My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands/groups. They all had one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not enjoying learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND e

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Savannah M.
Went way above and beyond to work with my son and help him with the things that he struggled with. We are very pleased and thankful to Mr. Jerry.
Michelle
Extremely unprofessional to abruptly cancel scheduled/paid lessons without the courtesy of a message or any notice because this instructor was unhappy with a 12-year-old child's progress. Very surprised by and disappointed in the manner in which he handled this situation, certainly could have been handled with more respect and maturity.
Julie
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Christopher G.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Christopher G.

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As a horn player by trade, I am uniquely qualified to prepare young Tuba players to become leaders in any band. Horn players can play low brass parts and high brass parts. That enables me to offer young Tuba players a unique perspective on Tuba playing. As a band director, I rely heavily on my Tuba section to be the foundation of my band.

About Christopher

I am a New York State Certified Public School Music teacher with over 21 years of experience. I pride myself on teaching with compassion, humor and making learning fun. My students become part of my family. I also know how to prepare you for any musical adventure you want. You want to prepare for a

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Valerie
Mr. Greer did a fantastic job teaching my daughter Clarinet. He is very professional and she got a perfect score on all of her NYSSMA solos that she worked on with him. I highly recommend Mr. Greer for private lessons.
Stu
Worked with my daughter and she really enjoyed the lesson. She asked me if she could continue to take lessons with Christopher. He seemed to be able to easily have her gain confidence.
Jim
He is an amazing teacher. He helped me tremendously with my embouchure issues and my sound. His friendly style and energy really motivated me to practice more. Can't wait to get back to school and audition for first chair in band.
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Alex L.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelor of Science in Music Education from Florida A & M University
  • Awarded Second Place Trophy from Six Flags over Georgia
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Alex L.

19 Reviews
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I have been a musician for 29yrs. with Alto Sax being my Primary Instrument. Being a Woodwind player I also play Flute, Clarinet, Trumpet, Trombone, Baritone, Tuba, and Percussion. I have performed in many large/medium/small venues with many Bands and Ensembles throughout my career. I have also, been a Georgia Certified Teacher, member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity, and member of the Music Educators National Conference for 14yrs. Most recently as an educator in Clayton County I performed with other musicians at a County production of "The Wiz".

About Alex

I have lead others and taught them before ever having my own classroom as a leader in High School and College. It has greatly pleased me that my students have had many accomplishments in many groups. These vary from various Honors Bands, the Atlanta Youth Symphony Orchestra, and many High Valued Sch

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Nate B.
My 1st lesson was great. Alex is an excellent instructor. His demeanor, engaging approach coupled with his experience makes an atmosphere that is very conducive to learning. I highly recommend him.
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LaShonda
My son has the pleasure of taking classes with Alex. He hadn't played in a year and Mr. Little has been so patient and provides practice skills each week. He relates well and we're happy to be working with Alex.
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Natalie M.

1 Review
Teaches Online
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  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • High School from Central York High School
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Natalie M.

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Beginning music lessons at the age of 9, Miss.M has now turned her passion into a career path. She has spent over 10 years studying Cello and 6 years studying Tuba, choosing Tuba as her instrument of choice. She now is pursuing a BM in Music Performance where she hopes to share with others the joy of performing and how much it means to her.

About Natalie

Hi, my name is Natalie! I am a sophomore at University of Massachusetts Amherst as a Music Performance major. I play tuba and take music classes every day. Looking to advance on your instrument? I have lots of experience with different tubists from across the country and a plethora of materials to s

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ROBERT G.
My first online lesson with Natalie went very well. Essentially my expectation was that of a "meet and greet" and initiate the study of playing tuba. All was accomplished.

As an individual instructor I rate Natalie highly because the attitude that she presented to me was caring and she listened to me as a person as opposed to just proceeding along an "algorithm" lesson plan. As a beginning student, with other musical instrument experience, I am looking forward to having my next lessons with Natalie moving forward with the objective of learning tuba at the beginning level of competency.

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Average Cost of Tuba Lessons in Melrose, MA

The average cost of 60-minute tuba lessons in Melrose is $75. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $60 and $130 per hour.
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$54 average
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"Chris was a terrific instructor in all respects. Assisted by his composition skills, he created an effective lesson plan that took me through a clear set of steps that allowed me to get where I wanted to go with this set of lessons. And he did so with enthusiasm. Highly recommended."
Jim
Took Tuba lessons from Christopher P.
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"It is a womderful time for my kid."
Oscar
Took Tuba lessons from Joseph M.
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"My son had Tuba lessons with Jeremy for almost 2 years and really enjoys it. Jeremy is very professional and knowledgable. Highly recommended."
Jing
Took Tuba lessons from Jeremy S.
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"David helps a lot. My playing has been getting better every week."
Brogan
Took Tuba lessons from David R.
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"My son is very happy with his lessons. He has been playing the tuba in his school band for a few years and was able to improve his skills and make progress from the very first lesson with Franklin."
Marcos
Took Tuba lessons from Franklin D.
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"very patient and encouraging. My son (12yo) practices everyday! I wish I had started the lesson earlier. can't be happier than this."
JiHae
Took Tuba lessons from Pasquale G.
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"Mr.Gallo is indeed passionate about teaching & this is very evident in his approach. He has encouraged my son enormously & in just 3 lessons I have noticed a huge improvement in my son's progress, ability & general confidence."
Lucas
Took Tuba lessons from Pasquale G.
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"My son enjoyed his lessons with David. He was very patient and helpful."
Nicola
Took Tuba lessons from David R.
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"Great introductory lesson, patient and obviously passionate about his craft and sharing it with others. A true teacher, much more than just teaching music was shared."
DJ
Took Tuba lessons from Pasquale G.
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"Good first lesson. My son is excited for the next."
Jacob
Took Tuba lessons from Pasquale G.
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