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Travis P.

9 Reviews
Kensington, MD
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Travis P.

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About Travis

Hi, My name is Travis, and I have been playing trumpet for 17 years. I have been teaching for 8. I love working with new students, and became more focused on private lessons during my Sophomore year in college. Speaking of which, I earned a Bachelors of Music in Trumpet Performance from the

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Julian
Travis does a great job! I noticed an improvement after the first lesson my son had with him.
Levi
Travis is a wonderful, encouraging & enthusiastic teacher. My son (10) loves going there. He learns a lot and progresses quite quickly - and at the same time it’s always fun.
Hannah B.
Travis was great. He paced the lesson right for my daughter and started instilling some fundamentals that she was missing. He is kind and friendly. And a great musician!
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Dustin L.

7 Reviews
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Jazz Studies from University of the Arts
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Dustin L.

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I've been studying trumpet for 15 years, and I'm eager to work with students of all ages. I will give students a firm foundation in trumpet fundamentals, while also focusing on what the student would like to learn. I specialize in jazz and contemporary music, though I am also trained in classical music.

About Dustin

Hi! My name is Dustin. I've been teaching private lessons since 2010 and have loved helping my students develop a talent and love for music. I went to West Virginia Wesleyan College and earned a degree in Music in 2012. I look forward to helping you reach your goals!

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Eric D.
Really enjoyed my first class with Dustin! He is easy-going and knowledgeable. I liked how he explains the concepts and techniques. I am very much looking forward to the next lesson.
Henry
Dustin was prompt and worked well with my middle school aged-son. Had him engaged and motivated to practice!
Jennifer
I feel like he really understands my struggles and how to help me. Plus, he offered to transpose some pieces that I want to play on trumpet.

He's a great instructor!

David S.

1 Review
Upper Marlboro, MD
Starting at $39
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music from Morgan State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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David S.

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A fuller sound, higher range, more facility and ease when playing. My goal is to introduce concepts of practice that would have you improve quickly.

About David

*** Travel Equipment *** I expect the student to provide their instrument and stand. I will provide practice material. *** Specialties *** I specialize in teaching fundamentals. Proper embouchure, breathing, in order to produce a full tone quality. I use the Arbans, Schlossberg, and Herbert L Clar

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Zoë H.
David Smith is a fantastic teacher, musician and communicator. He understands how to diagnose what issues a student is facing on the horn. He played a very big role in the preparation I did for my senior recital when I was an undergraduate trumpet student, and he was very encouraging throughout the whole process. If you take lessons with him, you are going to get a step by step plan that will help you reach your goals.

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Christopher E.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • BM Music Performance, BA Jazz Studies from University of Connecticut
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 9 to 65
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Christopher E.

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I don't typically teach trumpet beyond an 8th grade level, but can help a more experienced student get caught up in high school band.

About Christopher

I received my Doctorate of Musical Arts from Rutgers University in January of 2017, and have over ten years of professional teaching and performing experience. Whether you are just starting out on a horn or have a few years under your belt, I can help you realize your musical potential and show you

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Leanne
Chris has been great with my middle school band student teaching/coaching the fundamentals and making trumpet fun again. My kiddo looked forward to his weekly lessons and enjoys band again! His confidence level while playing has soared. Definitely recommend.
Keira F.
Chris is kind and patient. He is not a French horn player, but is able to teach the basic components. He discusses the form of playing a lot. My daughter has enjoyed learning from him.
Catherine M.
Fantastic Experience!

As a colleague of Chris' I can heartily recommend his teaching to any trombonists wishing to hone their skills as musicians. Chris focuses on the individual needs of each student, working to tailor his lessons to meet their specific needs and face their unique challenges. His attention to detail and patience helps each student build a strong foundation in musicality and fantastic brass playing. I recommend him highly as both a superb educator and performer!

Christopher S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • BA Jazz Performance from Florida State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 to 50
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Christopher S.

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Chris’s trumpet pedagogical practices are derived from multiple sources. For his beginner students, he utilizes “Essential Elements for Band” from Hal Leonard to create a solid foundation of sound pedagogy and engaging music to start their musical adventure. “Essential Elements” features both familiar songs and specific exercises to focus the student on the unique characteristics and unique sounds of their instrument. After the student reaches an intermediate level, Chris implements method books by Arban, Clarke, and Irons into the practice routine to further improve technical facility and be able to perform more challenging and advanced pieces. For those students interested in learning how to play jazz, Sporer supplies them with ear-training techniques, sheet music of jazz standards, and listening material for reference. He also demonstrates characteristics of this type of music including musical patterns that can be applied over common harmonic sequences and landmark solos for ...

About Christopher

Chris Sporer is a trumpet and piano instructor based in Boston, Massachusetts. who has experience with all levels and abilities. He believes in tailoring his approach with each student based on their own musical goals – whether they are hoping to master the basics or pursue music professionally –

Sandra L.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Classical Music Performance from San Francisco Conservatory of Music
  • Teaching since 2006
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Sandra L.

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I am a passionate teacher and I work to understand each individual and help achieve the goals we set together. Ask me as many questions as you like! I love helping students understand!

About Sandra

Hi, I'm Sandra and I have been teaching in the Bay Area since 2006. I have a passion for working with young students, especially those with special needs, in a fun and encouraging environment. I design individualized lesson plans and your child will have clear direction of weekly goals. I expect

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Carla
Ms. Laverty has been my son’s private trumpet teacher since the summer of 2012. She is patient, kind and very supportive of his efforts in playing the trumpet. In large part, she is the reason that my son enjoys playing trumpet and continues to thrive as a musician.

From the beginning she tailored her lessons to include the music that my son was interested in and also added increasingly more complex music to work on and master.

Sandra has taped him playing during lessons to show him how and where he can improve in body position, quality of sound and other nuances. She regularly uses her laptop computer to show videos of performances that support the lesson and also assigns various Internet sites to view for exposure to other musicians and styles.

Sandra regularly provides opportunities for my son to perform in public. He has performed at the annual CMEA event at San Jose State University, and other smaller events where he played solo on stage. They have both joined in at a local café for practice in improvisation, as my son loves to play jazz. This has really helped in his jazz solo opportunities at school. She has also organized a quartet of student trumpet players to work together on various music pieces and then they all performed together for family and friends. This was a unique experience for the children to practice and play together and perform as a group.

My son is also interested in basketball and baseball, and Sandra has been very flexible in scheduling lessons to accommodate my son’s athletic and school schedules. After about 6 months of lessons, she offered twice a week lessons to capitalize on my son’s enthusiasm and increase the speed of musical advancement so his confidence soared and he wanted to play more because he liked doing something he felt he was good at. He kept this schedule for about a year and then back to once a week to allow for more time for other interests.

During middle school, my son played trumpet in both the Advanced Band and also Jazz Band classes. This past summer, Sandra again offered twice weekly lessons to get ready for his high school debut. As a result, he was chosen to play first chair in the high school jazz band. He was also one of only two freshmen that were accepted into the most advanced band class (also known at Wind Ensemble) at Lincoln High School.

I recommend Sandra Laverty, without reservation, for any trumpet teaching opportunity.
Daphne R.
Sandra was very helpful with my 11 year old. She taught a good mix of theory and practical experience. She helped my daughter build skills and was very encouraging.

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Average Cost of Trumpet Lessons in Chevy Chase, MD

The average cost of 60-minute trumpet lessons in Chevy Chase is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $27 and $227 per hour.
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"I have been playing trumpet for a couple years now and wanted to take trumpet lessons. I met Andrew through a mutual friend and I couldn’t be any happier! I’ll be honest I was skeptical to take lessons online but Andrew is a very good teacher! Even online he can hear things I could do better and I would definitely recommend him as a teacher!"
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Took Trumpet lessons from Andrew G.
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"Good start to lessons. Look forward to learning more."
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Took Trumpet lessons from Caleb M.
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"Caleb tunes right into your experience level and has a ton to offer right from the beginning while being really easy to work with. We talked about goals and trumpet history and started structuring a new warmup routine. With Caleb's diverse performing experience, he can teach you about hip hop, funk, jazz, orchestral, and small ensemble brass work (plus probably some other stuff I don't know about yet)."
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Took Trumpet lessons from Caleb M.
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"Mr. Brown has been teaching our son for a few months now. My son loves him. He said Mr. Brown is a very good teacher & is patient with kids."
Vance
Took Trumpet lessons from Leon B.
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"After a break of more than a year I wanted to restart my Trumpet lessons. I chose Jesse based on the reviews and Jesse did not disappoint. He is very patient and focused teacher. I liked his structured method and tools he uses. I was able to get back in groove in no time.

Highly recommended."
Rajeev
Took Trumpet lessons from Jesse M.
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"The first lesson got my son on his way. We are very excited to continue down this road."
Arbor
Took Trumpet lessons from Pasquale G.
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"So patient, funny, knowledgeable, and nice -- the ideal instructor!"
Casey
Took Trumpet lessons from Carlos R.
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"He is very patient but knowledgeable."
Lowell
Took Trumpet lessons from Caleb M.
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"Excellent instructor and great person! Very welcoming, friendly, yet challenging. He knows his stuff and has clear command over the Trumpet literature (i.e. Arban's, Clarke's method)."
Matthew Alexander Ardagh
Took Trumpet lessons from Caleb M.
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"Rebecca is very talented and patient with my 8-year old son. I'm very satisfied with our lessons."
Rowan
Took Trumpet lessons from Rebecca K.
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