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Karen D.

35 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
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Karen D.

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A trumpet is a musical instrument commonly used in classical and jazz ensembles. The trumpet group contains the instruments with the highest register in the brass family. They are played by blowing air through almost-closed lips (called the player's embouchure), producing a "buzzing" sound that starts a standing wave vibration in the air column inside the instrument. 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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John J Conlon
Ms. Karen did a pretty good job, she had ideas for the lesson and provided ideas for the next lesson. She went out of her way to help me with this new idea---------"music" and "reading music." If there was any short fall in the lesson it was on my side and my preparation failings. I have no problem recommending Ms. Karen to others. Regards, JC
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!
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Hong Y.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Master of Music from University of Arizona
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Hong Y.

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My teaching style is focused on student growth and my expectations as the instructor are adjusted for the students' goals. I believe that for growth to occur that I get to know the students so that I can find the most relatable way to help them improve their playing and understanding.

Anyone that studies with me, will not only get individually tailored lessons, but individual exercises (as needed), and quick responses through email at anytime between lessons with questions or concerns.

I am an active trumpet performer, conductor, clinician, and educator in the North America and Asia. I earned a Master of Music degree at the University of Arizona. I also received a full scholarship to complete his first year of Doctorate of Musical Arts degree.

My experiences as a music educator span all ages and ensemble types, including private lessons and concert bands from public school through university levels. I was a band director at Sidney High School where he taught concert band. Under ...

About Hong

I am an active trumpet performer, conductor, clinician, and educator in the North America and Asia. He earned a Master of Music degree at the University of Arizona, and Master of Business Administration degree at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. I also received a full scholarship to complete his

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Jose
Hong is a gifted, professional musician and a dedicated, patient teacher. Our 9 year old enjoys his trumpet lessons with Hong and has come far since he started working with Hong in less than a year. Hong challenges him while providing constructive feedback and encouragement. We feel very blessed to have found Hong and would highly recommend him.
Emma
I am a beginner and I took Hong’s lessons for a month. He is a very patient teacher with much passion on his own instrument. With his knowledge about trumpet, I am inspired every lesson with a new technique and tips to overcome challenges. I enjoyed every lessons so far.
Ashley
Hong is a very nice and patient teacher to work with. My kid enjoys the online trumpet lesson with him.
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Justin B.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • DMA in Trumpet Performance from University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Teaching since 2006
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Justin B.

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I am a patient teacher who carefully works with each student to help him or her achieve his or her individual goals, whether the objective is to become a professional musician or to learn for fun and personal enjoyment.

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Applauded for his “gleaming trumpet work” (Hyde Park Herald) and “dazzling virtuosity” (Grunion Gazette), Justin B. is a versatile musician, performing on both historical and modern trumpets. He specializes in early music, most notably in difficult high-register music for Baroque trumpet. Be

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Emma
My 10 year old daughter just had a great first lesson with Justin. Shortly after, we received thorough notes from the lesson and practices for the week.
Cooper
Justin is so patient with my son. My son has improved in only three lessons and feels less stressed and more confident in his band class.
Isaac
Wonderful first lesson with Justin. My son loves him!!! He is extremely knowledgeable and has a fantastic ability to interact with younger players.
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Rhonda C.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $23
  • Speaks Sign language
  • Music Theory, Piano, Instrumental from Perry High
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rhonda C.

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We are going to HAVE FUN! I will be customizing your lessons to your needs, your skill level, your age, and most importantly, what you would like to learn on the trumpet.

I will be including the basic fundamentals (for example, scales and arpeggios as warmup exercises when you practice) keeping them fun, not grueling or boring. Students interested in learning trumpet will be instructed in the basic principles of the trumpet such as proper finger placement and how to sit while playing. We will focus on both note reading as well as ear training (learning to play by ear) which opens up a whole new level when playing any instrument. Of course we will focus on the strengths of each student as everyone will vary in these areas. Some are stronger in note reading, whereas others are skilled and even gifted in playing by ear. My ultimate goal is for each student to have fun and enjoy this fun instrument.

I will help you sight read music (new songs) which is extremely useful should you join ...

About Rhonda

Welcome to Rhonda's Instrumental Lessons! I love people and music and the two go superbly well together. I've been teaching piano, woodwinds, brass, strings, recorder, harmonica and even some accordion ever since I was 15 years old, which to date has been going on over 45 years of sharing my skil

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Anna D.
My ten year old granddaughter has zip experience with any musical instrument, but she elected to try the saxophone. Rhonda is an excellent instructor. Her praise is genuine and her corrections are gentle. My granddaughter’s comment after her first thirty minute lesson was, “ That was a short lesson..only about five minutes!” That says it all! Highly recommend Rhonda!
Catherine
Such a fun enjoyable first lesson!
Lois K.
Rhonda was knowledgeable, fun and professional. She started where I was at and moved me along at my own pace. The music choices were great. Challenging but absolutely doable. Can't wait for my next lesson!!
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Margaret T.

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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Music, Trumpet Performance from Lawrence University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Margaret T.

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I am a classically trained trumpet player with a Bachelor of Music degree in Trumpet Performance from Lawrence Conservatory. I help beginner/intermediate students, of all ages, find their own beautiful sound on the instrument and fulfill their musical goals.

About Margaret

I am a 2020 Graduate of Lawrence Conservatory in Trumpet Performance who dabbles in playing the Didgeridoo and enjoys classical music. I am currently attending DePaul University to achieve my Masters of Music degree. I have played in many ensembles throughout my high school and college years. I have

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Reece J.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelors of Music in Music Education from Appalachian State University
  • Teaching since 2014
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Reece J.

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From the melodies in an ensemble to solo playing, trumpet is a shining star in the brass family. We'll start from the basics and get you playing your favorite songs soon!

About Reece

Hello! Thanks for stopping by! I am a music therapist and music teacher based in the Atlanta-metro area. Music has always been a strong tool for self-expression and for connecting people, and that guides me in my teaching and therapy work. I love making music with people and helping them to make

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The average cost of 60-minute trumpet lessons in Needham Heights is $65. 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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"Paul makes learning fun and he’s very good at what he does!!!"
Lorence
Took Trumpet lessons from Paul N.
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"My 11 yo son has been taking trumpet lessons with Bobby for about half a year now. We are so glad to have found Bobby, as he is an extremely professional, knowledgeable and dedicated instructor. He is always timely and thorough with his lessons. Bobby finds music pieces which are just challenging enough for my son, and my son seems to enjoy his time with Bobby. I also like his balance between teaching music theory and instrument instruction. Bobby explains concepts clearly, and relates well to my son, with a sense of humor and patience. My son has clearly improved in just a few months, and we cannot be happier!"
Alice
Took Trumpet lessons from Bobby S.
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"Justin did enough in 1 hour to rebuild my confidence toward playing the trumpet exceptionally well!

Thank You!
Jim Strickland"
Jim
Took Trumpet lessons from Justin B.
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"Tom has been a fantastic trumpet teacher for my 13 year old son. He is incredibly patient and supportive. He is also very flexible and understanding as we have needed to reschedule a few lessons. I would highly recommend Tom and feel very grateful we found him."
Jim
Took Trumpet lessons from Tom S.
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"first meeting great!"
Jared
Took Trumpet lessons from Antonia B.
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"Tom is great to work with. The first lesson was a very enjoyable experience where I really learned a lot and received some great tips and advice in the short span of just one hour. If you know anyone who has been procrastinating and putting off taking lessons, force them to take a lesson with Tom. They will thank you. -Steve S."
Steve
Took Trumpet lessons from Tom S.
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"My daughter's lesson with Holly was amazing. My daughter started playing trumpet at the age of 6. I bought her a used trumpet and she basically taught herself how to read music and how to play. By the time she was in middle school, after several years of elementary school band class, where everyone learns an instrument, my daughter had grown bored of her trumpet. She was great at it, but there was no challenge and very little inspiration for her to play. When she met Holly for her lesson that all changed. She was able to talk with Holly and share with her many of her trumpet and band experiences. Holly was enthusiastic and positive as an instructor. She really was able to connect with my daughter(a teenager) and encourage her. My daughter left her lesson feeling very interested in trumpet again and wanting to explore a variety of music she could play on her trumpet. For the next few days she was listening to various trumpet players online and different music styles, at Holly's recommendation.
I can confidently recommend Holly as an instructor for any student who wishes to play trumpet. I believe she is the perfect instructor for my middle school daughter."
Greta
Took Trumpet lessons from Holly S.
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"My kiddo has completed 5 lessons with Troy and we will be signing up for more! Great communication as well. Thank you."
Schafer
Took Trumpet lessons from Troy S.
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"Bill is a phenomenal teacher. I’ve had lessons from him both in-person and online. He has a phenomenal ear and a knack for error detection to iron out creases in one’s playing. Plus, his patience and kindness are second to none."
Aaron
Took Trumpet lessons from Bill D.
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Jesse taught my daughter a lot of information about the trumpet that she had not learned in her school band. He talked with her at her level and encouraged her."
Daphne
Took Trumpet lessons from Jesse M.
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