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Karen D.

35 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Karen D.

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Oboe:
A family of double reed woodwind musical instruments, they are usually made of wood, but there are also oboes made of synthetic materials. The Oboe is commonly used in concert bands, orchestras, chamber music, film music, in some genres of folk music, and as a solo instrument, and is occasionally heard in jazz, rock music, pop music, and popular music. I will begin by teaching the basics of breath control, apeture, fingering, the reed, notes, rhythms, reading, songs, theory, and soloing.

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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Lisa C.

90 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Teacher of the Year from Terrell ISD
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Lisa C.

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I like to begin with the Essential Elements series. I have had a lot of success with my beginners in this series. I also encourage my oboists to bring and play with a tuner. Having a great ear for pitch is absolutely necessary for playing the oboe.

About Lisa

I have been a music teacher and private lesson instructor for the past 20 years. I have a bachelor of science degree in Music Education and hold a teaching certificate for all-level Music Education. In my private studio I have taught students from 3-70 and have enjoyed them all! In addition to te

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Amber
Lisa was wonderful. Very patient, detailed explanations, and went above and beyond. I’ve felt intimidated by sewing and even the process of setting up my machine but she was able to illuminate that process. This lesson was worth every penny and I’m looking forward to the next one.
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Paige K.
very friendly and knowledgable!
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Clare M.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Music Oboe Performance from University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
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Clare M.

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Experienced teacher of 5 years. Learn to play music you like while improving on the oboe! If you are interested in reed-making I will customize my approach to fit any level. Current Master’s student at UC College-Conservatory of Music.

About Clare

I am a professional oboist and reed maker. I graduated from Furman University with a Bachelor of Music in Oboe and received a Master of Music in Oboe at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. I have been teaching private lessons for 5 years and I currently sell 30-40 oboe re

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Christopher B.
Clare could not be more supportive, patient, and willing to facilitate changes to schedules. If you are new to this instrument, or already proficient, you will have a nice experience under her instruction. I am an adult student, and I have unique challenges. She has accommodated me in a way that has motivated me to write this review without her asking me. That should tell you something.
Layla
Clare is not only a wonderful oboist but a wonderful oboe teacher. She takes the time to put technique first which made a huge difference in my playing. I would definitely recommend her as a teacher!
Todd
Clare is a wonderful oboist who plays with emotion and that same energy transfers into her teaching.
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Alice Siyoon P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Alice Siyoon P.

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Hoping to meet with anyone who loves oboe and music!

I have taught students privately over 10 years and if you become one of my students
I am specialized in reed making so I CAN MAKE REEDS FOR YOU.

I teach wide range of levels of students so do not hesitate to contact me!

About Alice Siyoon

I recently was a Fellow Member of Civic Orchestra of Chicago where I facilitated special projects with the Chicago community, performed with Chicago Symphony Orchestra and at Symphony Center, worked with Public schools and community to mentor young musicians and designed community engagement project

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Joseph M.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1991
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joseph M.

20 Reviews
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35 + yrs playing/teaching experience
Classical
Fun mixed with work

About Joseph

Local tutor; Will travel to you, or we can use my studios located in Nassau, Suffolk and all 5 boroughs. My name is Dr. Joseph M., Ba/Ma/Dma, in Education and Performance. I have reference lists a mile long, (with phone #'s, so you contact my previous and current clients), full of success

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Ella, Olivia L.
Both my daughters enjoyed their first piano lessons. They can’t wait for next week!
Charles G.
This was my 10 year old son’s first lesson with Joe. For me, I really loved his energy. He is patient and worked well with my son , keeping in my of his age. For my son he said Joe is fun. He enjoyed his lesson.
Javon A.
AMAZING KNOWLEDGE, GREAT TECHNIQUE, AND OVER ALL GREAT INSTRUCTOR. WILL HAVE YOU SINGING BETTER IN A MATTER OF WEEKS!!
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Melanie M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Melanie M.

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I have a Master's Degree in Oboe Performance. Oboe is my main instrument. I can teach students how to make oboe reeds. I enjoy teaching beginning students proper embouchure, hand position, and proper breathing techniques. I teach the beginning student how to take care of their reed properly. I emphasize learning music fundamentals. Intermediate students learn their scales and arpeggios. We will look at various technique books and solos. Advanced students can get help with learning how to make reeds. I have found a platform that enables me to play duets with my students online.

About Melanie

I have a Master's Degree in Oboe Performance from The University of North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, NC. I also have a Master in the Art of Teaching Degree in Music Education from Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC. I play oboe professionally for special events, and weddings. I

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Average Cost of Oboe Lessons in Newton Center, MA

The average cost of 60-minute oboe lessons in Newton Center is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $101 per hour.
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$58 average
60 min
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"Grace was on-the-dot punctual, and had me play what I could for her. Right away she locked in on my intonation, which I have been having problems with. She asked several questions, which was a good thing. She followed up with a printed list of things for me to work on. All this was done with a pleasant gentleness which has me looking forward to the next lesson."
Peggy
Took Oboe lessons from Grace M.
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"Very helpful! Thank you for working with us when we were running late. I learned a great deal and look forward to working with Bonnie in the future."
Emily
Took Oboe lessons from Bonnie P.
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"Dawn is patient and encouraging. She passes along her experience in a clear, easy fashion."
Phillip
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"I like that she was patient in evaluating Rebekah's skill level. She made no assumptions and politely asked if Rebekah knew certain topics. She then covered them thoroughly. Rebekah commented that she liked how quickly she moved."
Rebekah
Took Oboe lessons from Grace M.
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"Grace is very friendly and easy to work with. At first, I was anxious to have my son take lessons online but Grace gives great explanations during lessons and is very interactive even though she is not present in person. I’ve heard improvements in my son’s tone and technique in just a few lessons. I would definitely recommend Grace as a teacher.

For reference to those in similar situations, my son is a high school student with 3 years of prior oboe experience.

Please disregard my previous review, there was an internet error that caused it to prematurely submit."
Tracy- Jim's mom
Took Oboe lessons from Grace M.
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"Bonnie is the perfect oboe teacher for my daughter (15 years). She is patient, motivating and very positive in communication. My daughter is very happy. Thanks for that!"
Anja
Took Oboe lessons from Bonnie P.
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"Dr. Merkel is an extremely good teacher. I'm an older, beginning student in oboe. The lessons fly by, and I never fail to learn something important. He's knowledgeable, personable, and well-organized. The best!!"
Victoria
Took Oboe lessons from Joseph M.
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"Rina is an organized instructor who perceives my son’s strengths/weaknesses and demonstrates real concern for him as a blossoming musician. She goes out of her way in unexpected ways such as helping him acquire a better instrument at a bargain price. Wow!"
Lucinda
Took Oboe lessons from Rina M.
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"Clare could not be more supportive, patient, and willing to facilitate changes to schedules. If you are new to this instrument, or already proficient, you will have a nice experience under her instruction. I am an adult student, and I have unique challenges. She has accommodated me in a way that has motivated me to write this review without her asking me. That should tell you something."
Christopher
Took Oboe lessons from Clare M.
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"My 10-year old son is taking oboe lessons from Jill. I like that she is such a specialist on the oboe but also understands children and how to teach them. This is a great combination. We are very happy with her!"
Linda
Took Oboe lessons from Jill M.
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