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Bryan H.

7 Reviews
Watertown, MA
Starting at $35
  • Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Bryan H.

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Brass is my specialty! 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 horn player 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 y

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Mike
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!

Karen D.

26 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 1980
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Karen D.

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French Horn:
A brass instrument made of tubing wrapped into a coil with a flared bell. The double horn in F/Bb is the horn most often used by players in professional orchestras and bands. Pitch is controlled through the combination of the following factors: speed of propulsion of air through the instrument, diameter and tension of lip aperture in the mouthpiece. The pitch of any note can easily be raised or lowered by adjusting the hand position in the bell. Starting with the basics we would first learn breathing and fingering techniques, notes, reading, rhythms, and songs. As the student progresses scales, theory and soloing will be taught.

About Karen

Anyone Can Learn To Sing or Play Any Instrument With My Method! No End To How Good You Can Get! Become Better Than Anyone Out There! Vocal Therapist-Can Cure ALL Vocal Damage! Karen D. -Certified Teacher of the World Famous Dante Pavone Vocal Method -Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Musi

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Catherine
I thought I wanted to take viola lessons. Then I read her website and I realized that she might be able to help me get my voice back! I thought there was no hope ever. She has been extremely generous with her time, and I haven't seen her yet, but I'm not buying the viola I was planning on buying. I play cello, and piano still, but I am going to see if she can help me with my voice. She sounds incredible. I never dreamed that I could even have HOPE like this!
Ferrari
She sounds like she is amazing
Olive
Karen is a great teacher! I love her!
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Lori A.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Master of Music from University of Notre Dame
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Lori A.

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A graduate of the famous Curtis Institute of Music, Lori A has played all over the world. She has played with greats such as Frank Sinatra, Diana Ross, Pavarotti, and Leonard Bernstein. After being invited to the White House, she performed for President Reagan.
Lessons incorporate fun songs plus technique.

About Lori

Hello! Thank you for your interest in my profile. I teach piano, horn, trumpet, theory & ear training, and coach ensembles, performance class as well as music and movement class for ages 0-6, and drum circle and cultural literacy for adults. I am a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, and

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Victoria C.
She was very knowledgeable and very helpful!!
Timothy N.
Outstanding start.
Gina
While I had previous experience playing an instrument MANY years ago, I never played the piano and started taking lessons with Lori as an adult. In almost no time I was able to read the bass clef (left hand) notes and within the year I had learned all the scales (majors and relative minors - both harmonic and melodic) and arpeggios (root and inversions). I was also playing "real" pieces of music.

Lori stresses good technique and good practice habits and can suggest more than one way to master a concept. She also makes learning the piano fun.

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David L.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Tagalog
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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David L.

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I have fifteen years' experience teaching all brass instruments. I will make sure you are playing music you enjoy while developing strong fundamentals with your embouchure and tone. Whether just getting started or preparing for that big audition, I can help you meet your goals!

About David

I am a private music instructor with over 20 years’ performing and teaching experience. There is so much unique joy in playing a brass instrument, and it is my goal to help my students feel that joy! I tailor each lesson to each student's individual abilities and learning methods. For students in s

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Tyler
My son is taking lessons with David. He was able to quickly pinpoint my sons playing level and customize lessons to his needs. He has been the perfect mix of relaxed and encouraging while appropriately challenging and pushing details.
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LeOnna
David was perfect for my son. Patient, flexible and very talented. We will be using him again in the future!
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Emily B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Low Horn Mock Audition Winner from The Southeastern Horn Workshop
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Emily B.

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I teach hornists of all ages, and have been teaching privately for 6 years! I have a music education and horn performance background and teach based off the learning styles that best meet a student’s needs. I have experience with teaching young and mature beginners, elementary-high school, and college. I love helping students prepare for college auditions and exploring different options as to how music can be a part of their life. A unique process I love for teaching : using my students’ favorite song or artist to build fundamentals on the horn!

About Emily

I have been playing the horn for 11 years! I have an undergraduate degree in Horn performance and music education from the Eastman School of Music where I was also nominated for and won a Performance Certificate. I continued on to become the teaching assistant for the Pennsylvania State University

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Tyler J.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor's of Music: Music Business from New Mexico State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2014
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Tyler J.

8 Reviews
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The concept is simple: empowerment to generate mastery on your instrument. I like to work with you at your level, from beginner and up. My goal is to not only help you understand the mechanics of the instrument, but to empower you to create as limitlessly as possible on it. I will be working with you on things such as rhythm, ear training, embouchre development, breath control, sight reading, understanding musical notation and terminology and beyond through a few of my own techniques.

I have found the best approach to doing this is by selecting music that you like to listen to and play, as it is much more fun to practice something that you enjoy rather than doing busywork to build skill.

About Tyler

Hi, I'm Tyler! Born and raised in Roswell, New Mexico, I am the son of a band director. That being said, I have literally been involved in music since I was an infant! I played trombone, bass trombone, and bass guitar all the way through high school, and went to New Mexico State University where I

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WHITNY S.
Tyler arrived early, spent lots of time with my unruly daughter, and kept her on track! He's a good combination of fun/playful but also has a natural authority so that my daughter actually listens to his instruction. Well done and thank you Tyler!
Kerry
Great first lesson - looking forward to the next one.
Nicolas O.
I feel like I learned a lot in an hour and he really helped me find an anchor point that I can go back to if I am stuck on a note. I realized that he went over every proven method that I learned throughout my experiences from elementary school to highschool and then added on to them by explaining how these methods help. He even showed me methods usually taught to college musicians.

The reason I always believed in private lessons is because no matter how few or how many you take, the learning process gets expedited immensely.

I definitely would recommend this teacher for learning a brass instrument.

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Average Cost of French Horn Lessons in Westwood, MA

The average cost of 60-minute french horn lessons in Westwood is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $130 per hour.
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"We signed up when our local instructor moved and no others in town were accepting new students. For context, our high schooler has been playing french horn for 5 years, and has primarily been preparing for district/state solo contests this semester.

Oliver is great. He has provided helpful instruction, advice about performance nerves, and has been super-flexible in scheduling.

Honestly, we were initially a little skeptical of online lessons. It took a few weeks to get into a routine, but now they are working out quite well. An advantage to the online format has been how easy it is to re-schedule when we have one-off conflicts, and it's actually kind of nice having lessons in your own home.

In a perfect world, we would love to take lessons from Oliver in-person!"
- Kerri
Took French Horn lessons from Olivier H.
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"Good communication prior to first lesson. Punctual, knowledgeable. My daughter enjoyed the lesson. Looking forward to seeing how she progresses."
- Hayley
Took French Horn lessons from Phillip M.
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"Hannah is learning so much! She really enjoys and takes your lessons very seriously!"
- Hannah
Took French Horn lessons from Rebecca K.
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"I received horn lessons from Bethany when I was a music minor at UCSB. Bethany was a wonderful teacher and helped me prepare for various recitals. She was always incredibly patient and had a knack for explaining complex techniques in an understandable and clear way. She broke everything down in a way that really worked for me and helped me improve. I always left her lessons knowing how to tackle my practice sessions in an efficient way."
- Alan
Took French Horn lessons from Bethany S.
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"I am enjoying the lessons and feel it has helped me tremendously. I like Olivier’s style. He explains well and illustrates on his horn. He makes me feel comfortable"
- Terri
Took French Horn lessons from Olivier H.
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"My daughter had a wonderful first lesson! We are looking forward to many more! Olivier is encouraging and works with students at their level."
- Naomi
Took French Horn lessons from Olivier H.
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"Nate is awesome. He is very patient and focused on improving fundamentals. My sons playing has improved greatly over the last ten weeks."
- John
Took French Horn lessons from Nathan R.
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"He was a great instructor, and definitely helped me on my first online lesson."
- June
Took French Horn lessons from Jason F.
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"Amy's instruction has been very helpful in the progression of my musinc development with the French horn. I highly recommend her to anyone wanting to step up their game."
- Joshua
Took French Horn lessons from Amy W.
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"My son has been playing for a year, but didn't have enough one on one interaction to work through the things he had difficulty with. Lessons with Pasquale have been good and he can focus on little things that can make a big difference. Definitely recommend."
- Luke
Took French Horn lessons from Pasquale G.
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