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Daniel B.

Canton, MA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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Daniel B.

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Fundamentals through repertoire, using fun apps like Acapella to play duets, music history and theory all while learning the bassoon. Impress your friends with knowledge and fundamentals.

About Daniel

My love and passion for teaching has been with me since I discovered the art of pedagogy. I have learned from so many professors over the years- whether it was chamber music, reed making, orchestral excerpts or solo repertoire-and I continue to learn through my teaching and performance experiences.

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Lee Q.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 8 to 80
  • Awarded Army Achievement Medal from U.S. Army
  • Teaching since 1996
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Lee Q.

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Lee is an accomplished bassoonist who can direct students to the best bassoon reeds and accessories, as well as offer the best advice on starting and developing skills on bassoon. 

Lee uses the New Weissenborn Method books and offers a library of elementary solo pieces, standard bassoon literature and orchestral excerpts.

Lee received a Master of Music degree in Bassoon Pedagogy (Belmont University) and graduated from Loyola University New Orleans (Bachelor of Music Education), where she performed as principal bassoonist for both orchestras.

Lee also graduated from the U.S. Armed Forces School of Music and served as a Bassoon Player in the U.S. Army with the 1st Cavalry Division Band.

About Lee

Minimum ages: 8 for ukulele 10 for guitar/bass guitar 12 for bassoon Lee Q. has a master's degree and comprehensive experience in music instruction and performance, including orchestra, concert band, folk/bluegrass orchestra, chamber ensembles, folk/rock/blues and pep bands, and musical t

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John O.
been trying to o this with youtube videos without much success--Le is patient and helps take a novice like myself slowly while giving plenty of positive feedback
Will
Lee is great!
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Carl G.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Master of Music, Bassoon Performance from Yale School of Music
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Carl G.

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Taking lessons with me will begin with a conversation about your goals for taking lessons on your instrument. Your goals, plus my five years of professional teaching experience will help me craft a plan for our lessons together. I adjust around the needs of the student. So if I detect that you learn best in a certain way but our plan doesn't exactly leave room for it, we will adjust as we go until we get it right!

About Carl

I am a bassoonist, saxophonist and private music instructor in the New York City and Hudson Valley regions. My most recent degree was from Yale University where I earned by Master of Music from the Yale School of Music as a Bassoon Fellow. Previously I earned by Bachelor of Music from the Oberlin C

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Megumi
He is a well trained musician with a lot of patience, which for our lessons went a long way. He is quick to help you find the right correction to technique, and will always cater to your personal needs. His lessons work well even online, as he is able to succinctly verbalize what and how something to be worked on. I highly recommend him as a teacher!
Julia!
Carl Gardner is an A1 bassoonist. Over the past year and few months he’s improved everything about my playing, technically and musically, and helped me achieve goals I previously thought were impossible. His reeds are immaculate! 5/5 stars would recommend him to any bassoonist I meet.
Amy
Social distancing will not interfere with solo competition! Carl made certain that my daughter did not miss a lesson by proactively finding a way to have one online. Although she prefers to be taught in person, this has definitely allayed her fears of not having her solo polished and ready for competition!

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Yakov D.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • MA in bassoon performance, orchestra conducting, teaching from St. Petersburg State Conservatory, Russia
  • Awarded Gold Award from Forte International Competition
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Yakov D.

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Beginners: posture, breathing techniques, embouchure, sound production, articulation, phrasing, note reading
Intermediate: interpretation of different styles, dynamics, ensemble performance, building solid technique and stamina
Advanced: studying of orchestra excerpts, solo pieces, study of various concert and chamber music compositions

About Yakov

• I have over 20 years experience as a music teacher, conductor, theater/orchestra director and a performer in Russia, Norway and the United States. • I possess excellent interpersonal skills and over the years developed the ability to communicate efficiently and connect with every student I te

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Araf H.
Iasonas & Odysseas A.
Very knowledgable and enthusiastic teacher. He has a way about him that makes the lesson exciting.
Yoella & Malkiya O.
Mr Yakov is very pleasant, patient and professional. He makes learning fun. One of my daughters is very shy and particular. I was concerned for her first violin. But she ended up loving the lesson and the instructor. We did some lessons online and at his studio. During the online lesson, the connection with our internet was horrible. He could hear her playing but she couldn't hear him. Yet, patiently, he got creative and taught the lesson with my daughter through chat. The environment of the studio is comfortable. You can tell he's passionate about what he does. That left me with a great impression of him. We look forward to more lessons with him for as long as we can.
Thanks Mr Yakov!!!
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Carl G.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Master of Music, Bassoon Performance from Yale School of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Carl G.

4 Reviews
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Taking lessons with me will begin with a conversation about your goals for taking lessons on your instrument. Your goals, plus my five years of professional teaching experience will help me craft a plan for our lessons together. I adjust around the needs of the student. So if I detect that you learn best in a certain way but our plan doesn't exactly leave room for it, we will adjust as we go until we get it right!

About Carl

I am a bassoonist, saxophonist and private music instructor in the New York City and Hudson Valley regions. My most recent degree was from Yale University where I earned by Master of Music from the Yale School of Music as a Bassoon Fellow. Previously I earned by Bachelor of Music from the Oberlin C

Recent Reviews
Megumi
He is a well trained musician with a lot of patience, which for our lessons went a long way. He is quick to help you find the right correction to technique, and will always cater to your personal needs. His lessons work well even online, as he is able to succinctly verbalize what and how something to be worked on. I highly recommend him as a teacher!
Julia!
Carl Gardner is an A1 bassoonist. Over the past year and few months he’s improved everything about my playing, technically and musically, and helped me achieve goals I previously thought were impossible. His reeds are immaculate! 5/5 stars would recommend him to any bassoonist I meet.
Amy
Social distancing will not interfere with solo competition! Carl made certain that my daughter did not miss a lesson by proactively finding a way to have one online. Although she prefers to be taught in person, this has definitely allayed her fears of not having her solo polished and ready for competition!
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Cassandra B.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Masters in Bassoon Performance from University of Arizona
  • Teaching since 2000
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Cassandra B.

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Experienced bassoon teacher of 10 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of musical skills (listening, critical thinking, problem solving, perseverance, etc) and joy in music. Materials used include standard method books, ABRSM solos, as well as pop and movie tunes according to interests of students.

About Cassandra

Hello there! I've been playing bassoon for decades, and teaching regularly for over 10 years. I have a Masters degree in Bassoon Performance from the University of Arizona and play in all sorts of ways all around Southern Arizona and internationally. My students age from adult all the way down to 5

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Andrea
My daughter has been taking lessons with Cassandra for 7 years. She is knowledgeable, kind, caring, and compassionate. She dedicates herself to her students and goes above and beyond to create educational experiences both in and outside the classroom. Her prices are very reasonable and she devotes extra time and energy to ensure all the tools needed for success with a double reed instrument are in place. She works well with beginning elementary students all the way through to college students auditioning for elite music studios. She is well connected in the bassoon community. It would be impossible to find a better instructor. My daughter will miss her when she is away in college.
Brenna
I switched from trombone to bassoon in my sophomore year of high school and took lessons with Cassandra for my junior and senior years. In that time, I learned faster and better than with any music instructor I've had in my life. Part of it was the necessity of learning how to play at a high school level incredibly rapidly, but most of it was due to Cassandra making it easy and fun to learn and practice. She was amazing at identifying bad habits or roadblocks before they became huge issues that were hard to address and coming up with solutions to help me get past them. And more than anything, she made me confident enough in my skill to truly enjoy practicing and playing again.
JC
Wonderfully motivating and terrifically skilled at teaching music, Cassandra was a blessed find for us as a bassoon teacher. Her knowledge of bassoon is extensive -and not just for playing and learning music - where to rent, how find quality supplies at a reasonable cost, on the fly simple repairs, who to go for more complex instrument maintenance,etc.... Lastly her connections in our local community allow for exposure and advancement if that is your kid’s path - or just fun and some enjoyable, confidence building performance experiences

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Average Cost of Bassoon Lessons in Newton Highlands, MA

The average cost of 60-minute bassoon lessons in Newton Highlands is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $49 and $95 per hour.
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$55 average
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"Wonderfully motivating and terrifically skilled at teaching music, Cassandra was a blessed find for us as a bassoon teacher. Her knowledge of bassoon is extensive -and not just for playing and learning music - where to rent, how find quality supplies at a reasonable cost, on the fly simple repairs, who to go for more complex instrument maintenance,etc.... Lastly her connections in our local community allow for exposure and advancement if that is your kid’s path - or just fun and some enjoyable, confidence building performance experiences"
JC
Took Bassoon lessons from Cassandra B.
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"Great 1st lesson!!! More to come!!!"
Jaiden
Took Bassoon lessons from Lee Q.
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"Tamara is an enthusiastic, on task, focused teacher. I am so glad we got her. We can't wait for more lessons."
Robert
Took Bassoon lessons from Tamara S.
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"Great teacher. She was very knowledgable and very personable. Looking forward to the next lessons"
Faith
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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"Jack is an AMAZING bassoon player and FANTASTIC instructor. He has taught my young son for over a year. We audited other music teachers who said they taught bassoon but really only knew the basics of teaching bassoon, their real expertise were other instruments. I was particularly impressed by Jack's ability to relate to my 11 year old son. He makes learning the bassoon not only informative but engaging and fun. Jack not only teaches classical bassoon music but is open to teaching modern pieces that my son wanted to learn. (I mean, how cool is it that my 11 year old kid busts out the Star Wars Cantina Song on his bassoon.) Jack plays bassoon regularly with orchestras which gives him real world experience that he passes on to his students. When I have seen him play professionally, it amazed me that someone so young could show such majority and skill with his musical instrument. Jack is also a great problem solver. When my son has problems with a piece, Jack is able to hear the problem and give my son techniques on how to fix them. When my son had problems with the instrument itself or the double reed, Jack was able to show my son HOW to fix them and not just fix it for my son himself. I highly recommend Jack has an instructor for students both young and old."
M.
Took Bassoon lessons from Jack F.
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"I couldn't be more happy with the bassoon lessons that Jack has with my daughter. The online lessons are so convenient and a great way to work with this fantastic teacher. Jack's teaching style is extremely positive and supportive. He encourages my daughter to push out of her comfort zone and grow as a musician. The progress that she has made with him is incredible. He is very knowledgeable about music and integrates music theory, sight reading, and rhythm studies into their lessons. You can see that he loves playing and teaching the bassoon and that excitement carries over to my daughter. She never wants to put her bassoon down after their lessons! Lessons with Jack have been the best thing we've done to support her playing bassoon."
Nicole
Took Bassoon lessons from Jack F.
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"I was impressed after one lesson - clear, concise explanations, attention to how I learn (visual, memorization, or through physical learning) so that lessons and instructions could be tailored to my learning style. Encouraging, energetic and profesional. I couldn't be more excited to have her as a teacher and suddenly this all seems a lot less anxiety-inducing and far more enjoyable. Totally banished the bad memories of grade-school music classes, which put me off learning an instrument for many decades."
Jodi
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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"Am a beginner with musical background on other instruments. Have only had one lesson so far, but it was great. Kristilyn communicates concepts simply and clearly and puts you at ease. A true educator, she understand where you are having problems and knows how to help you fix them. She not only explains the 'how,' but also the 'why,' and teaches with comparisons to common every day actions to illustrate concepts as they relate to playing the bassoon. She answered questions before my lesson, which greatly aided me as I was deciding which brand and model bassoon to buy. I feel lucky to have found such a person to take on a bassoon beginner. Can hardly wait to advance to be able to mine the knowledge and experience of this resource in more depth."
Caryl
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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"I can’t say enough good things about Kristilyn. She is very inviting, extremely knowledgeable and is the perfect teacher for me. I would highly recommend her for in person lessons!"
Alyse Stehl
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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"Kristilyn is a great instructor. She has helped my daughter get back to playing bassoon for high school band after a one year hiatus, and she is doing great! The one on one instruction and ability to do the lessons from home make things super flexible for our busy family. I wasn't sure at first how the online lessons would work, or if it would be as effective as meeting with someone in person, but the lessons have definitely exceeded my expectations!"
Emma Stephenson
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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