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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • 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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Stacie J.
Karen obviously loves the piano & guitar. She’s probably an excellent teacher for those instruments. Why do I say that? That’s what she talked about! She spent half my lesson trying to convince me to learn one of those instruments. Could work on listening skills! Not even sure if she owns a set of bongos herself. Didn’t start teaching me anything until last 10 min & then I had to leave early anyway. So 50 min out of 60 and about 5 I actually learned a few things I could have been practicing for at least 30 min of class. Use her if you want to learn something else other than bongos.
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!!
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Tommy C.

2 Reviews
Boston, MA
Starting at $38
  • Teaches students 6 to 65
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Doctor of Musical Arts in Brass Performance from Boston University
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Tommy C.

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My approach in teaching is firmly grounded in developing a healthy and self-driven practice culture in my students. As a practicing teacher, I strive tirelessly to lead by example. I ensure my students feel empowered after each lesson and hold them accountable to commit to their own daily grinds. For working with a new student, my typical process is to begin with the end in mind. According to the particular needs and expectations of the student, we discuss attainable and measurable goals for a given period of time. Especially during times of difficulty, I encourage my students to follow their curiosity and guard their motivation as we share the journey of music making together.

About Tommy

As a strong believer in the life-changing power of music, my teaching is driven by my purpose to serve and empower students of all backgrounds to realize their full potential and to leave a positive impact on the lives of others. Currently a doctoral candidate in brass performance at Boston Universi

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Kerry
During the last 6 months, Tommy has been a wonderfully patient, kind, and knowledgeable teacher to my 12 year-old son. He focused on my son's particular needs and provided lessons he put together to focus on areas to improve his skills. Moreover, Tommy is a talented musician, with the skill and experience to teach any level of trombone. I am very glad I chose Tommy to mentor my son in trombone.
Arnaud
During my time with Tommy, he has helped me improve in many areas. I feel that I learn and improve every lesson. Tommy is committed to teaching and points things out where I can improve upon. While teaching, Tommy uses many analogies that help me better understand what I'm doing wrong and how I can fix it.
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Caleb M.

83 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelors in Music Performance(Trumpet) from DePaul University
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Caleb M.

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I've been playing trumpet for 20 years, and I'm anxious to pass along my love for the instrument to others of all ages! I teach a variety of styles with my experience performing many kinds of music from classical to hip-hop. Whatever your interests I can get you playing with a healthy approach to brass playing and solid fundamentals!

About Caleb

Caleb moved from his hometown of Wichita, Kansas, to Chicago in 2008 to attend DePaul University, where he received his Bachelor’s in Trumpet Performance studying under Matt Lee and Tage Larsen. Since then, Caleb has picked up a variety of regular gigs across a wide spectrum of styles, genres, and

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Stan
I had played the trumpet in high school but had not played it since then for 40 years. I was wanting to get back into it to play some specific songs with some friends that play drums, guitars etc. Caleb was the perfect match to teach me the basics again, some music theory and then helping me learn and play the songs I wanted to play. He is so great to work with and will take you in any direction you want to go. And, he is so awesome playing the trumpet. He's amazing. He knows what he is talking about and can back it up. I highly recommend him to anyone at any level.
Jacob P.
Caleb is an excellent teacher! He was patient and encouraging with my teenage son who can sometimes get very discouraged when he finds his work challenging. I hope some of Caleb's positive attitude rubs off on him. The improvement in my son's trombone playing after one lesson was impressive..
Jessica ..
Caleb is calm and soft spoken. Just what our son needs.
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Joseph M.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joseph M.

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35 + yrs playing/teaching experience
Classical to Jazz
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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Rafael
This guy's the real deal man. You just gotta come prepared, take it seriously, and he will take you seriously and put you on the right track.
Micalyne D.
Our First Lesson and we are Pleased.
Looking forward to weekly sessions.
Ella, Olivia L.
Both my daughters enjoyed their first piano lessons. They can’t wait for next week!
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Michael H.

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

41 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $33
  • Awarded Outstanding music student from Richland jr College
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Bachelors Degree in Music Education from University of North Texas
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Gary R.

41 Reviews
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I can teach any level of trumpet playing. Classical, Jazz, funk.
Beginners or advanced players. I have studied trumpet with many of the best teachers in America, including John Haynie, Bert Truax, locally Gilbert Castellanos and Arturo Sandoval. The list is too long to name the all,but I have had opportunities to learn from many of the most famous players.

About Gary

Hello, my name is Gary R. and I am a life long music instructor. Newsflash: I am vaccinated and prefer my students to be as well. I wear a mask during trumpet lessons. I will be moving my home studio within 60 days to the east a few miles. Stay tuned. ... I teach online and have been for year

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Akasha
My daughter loved it. She’s can’t wait for her next lesson.
Jill B.
Gary is cool
Andy K.
Gary did a great job of getting me started on my first piano lesson. Learned a lot on my first day...hope I can measure up to my practice plan for the week! Bravo!

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"Greg was warm and just a pleasure."
Nathan
Took Trumpet lessons from Gregory H.
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"The two students have thoroughly enjoyed their lessons: they are challenging, but the students rise to the occasion and love to practice."
Alan
Took Trumpet lessons from Andrew G.
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"Katie was very patient and encouraging during our daughter's lesson. She is a fun and excellent teacher. Thank you!!!!"
Grace
Took Trumpet lessons from Katie M.
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"I feel fortunate to have Bill as my teacher. Bill is an outstanding player and teacher. I have been able to progress far faster with lessons with Bill than I could on my own."
Pete
Took Trumpet lessons from Bill D.
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"Katie is great. Just the right temperament for my 9 year old daughter. Patient and personable."
Kimberly
Took Trumpet lessons from Katie M.
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"My teen daughter has had one lesson with Holly so far and we are both very impressed. Her initial lesson included a thorough evaluation so she knew just where my daughter was starting from, and progressed to an actual lesson. It was clear to me that my daughter learns easily from Holly's teaching style and I could hear her progress throughout the hour. Additionally, Holly has an upbeat, positive attitude that only added to my daughter's enjoyment. She's counting down the days until her next lesson."
Clare
Took Trumpet lessons from Holly S.
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"Jennifer was really good. Very patient and takes lot of initiative outside class to make sure she addresses all aspects. She comes very well prepared for every class. She was always on time."
Partha
Took Trumpet lessons from Jennifer W.
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"Fabulous teacher! My son's taking beginning trumpet lessons. Ryan is patient, attentive, encouraging, and knowledgeable. Ryan is punctual and flexible when rescheduling needs to be arranged. He responds to email, phone calls, etc. in a timely manner. My son enjoys learning from him. It's a pleasure to have him as my son's teacher."
Stephanie
Took Trumpet lessons from Ryan L.
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"I'm 58yrs old and a comeback player. I haven't played in over 40yrs. Yesterday was my 2nd class with him. And I was amazed at how my playing is already showing progress thanks to Gregory. He puts you at ease almost immediately. He is very patient and through his instruction I've gained more confidence in my playing. Gregory gets 5 stars for his demeanor, trumpet and overall music knowledge. He is the go to instructor in my opinion.

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Gil
Took Trumpet lessons from Gregory H.
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"Great first experience! Very calm and patient teacher; my daughter is very excited to continue instruction."
Cadence
Took Trumpet lessons from Moriah C.
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