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Dustin L.

8 Reviews
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dustin L.

8 Reviews
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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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Jean R.
Dustin is an excellent trumpet teacher. He tailors the lesson to the needs of the student.
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!
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Xin H.

12 Reviews
Catonsville, MD
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Bachelor of Music, Applied Music (Horn) from Eastman School of Music
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Xin H.

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I primarily play the French horn, but I can teach basic fundamentals of trumpet playing to any beginning student, any age! Please reach out and I'll answer any questions you may have. Lessons will be catered to each student and you or your child will build a strong foundation that can be applied to all things in life!

We will use a 2-1 approach to constructive criticism, where for every possible improvement, we will say two positives. At times, we will use singing as a tool to figure out everything from melodies and rhythm. I also believe heavily in making music fun and enjoyable and loving our own sound. The types of repertoire we will explore include and are not limited to: solo music, etudes, calisthenics, and duets.

About Xin

Hello, I'm Xin! I am a graduate of the Eastman School of Music and am based in the Baltimore area. I can't wait to help you with your musical dreams. I am available for in-home, in-studio, and online lessons worldwide. I have been studying classical horn playing for 10 years and can teach beginn

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Ayla
Our first class was amazing! Xin is bursting with positive energy, kindness, and patience. She’s exactly what my 9 year old hopeful musician needs right now! Can’t wait to continue classes with her!
Karin
Xi is VERY knowledgeable of the art of horn playing. I understand what she is saying without difficulty. She knows what she is doing and her skill in teaching is above average. I’m so thankful to have found a teacher who respects where I am at 54 and how to help me get back in the game. The work is up to me of course, but she been very real and encouraging along the way. Well done!
Rose R.
Dynamic and effective lessons. Fundamentals of horn playing explained thoroughly through fun, easy to follow drills and video clips from the instructor. Each student gets a designated share drive with lesson notes, assignments, technique videos etc.
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Larry B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Bachelor of Music in Trumpet Performance from Morehead State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Larry B.

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I believe that a beautiful sound is the most important thing. Rather than telling you how to get a great sound, I will demonstrate by playing everything back and forth with you. Learning a musical skill is accomplished through trial and error, thus we need to make mistakes in order to improve. I encourage my students not to be afraid of making mistakes. Perfection is not the target - a beautiful sound is the ultimate goal.

About Larry

Hi! My name is Larry, and I really enjoy playing and teaching trumpet. The trumpet has literally taken me around the world playing for over ten years on various cruise lines, visiting beautiful places in Europe, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, and North/South America. Since leaving the cruise industry

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Hope
I have been taking lessons with Larry for about two years and I have improved immensely. Larry is very supportive and gives great feedback, he makes the lessons fun and educational. He will let you figure things out on your own but also give helpful instructions to lead you on your way to success. Larry is the reason I went from not being able to play the trumpet to two years later playing a level 4 trumpet NYSSMA solo and getting a 25 out of 28. Taking lessons from Larry was the best thing I could have done to get better at playing the trumpet.
Ginny
Our daughter loves taking lessons from Larry. He has helped her improve her trumpet skills. She is a beginner, and he is very patient and knowledgeable about what she needs to develop into a great musician. Larry is always available and prompt with his lesson times but is also flexible with his schedule for us when needed.
Sarah
I like lessons with Larry. He is patient, and always finds something positive. Trumpet is easier now, and a lot more fun!

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Scott S.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Music
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Scott S.

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I enjoy nurturing musical creativity in my
students.

It is Rapturous for me when a student realizes
their own musicality by going past just
playing the notes on the page, to actively
expressing the Message (which could be a
Thought, Emotion, or a Scene) that is
inherent in the piece.

In a Brass instrument lesson, I have the student play:
-A quick and effective warm-up with me.
-A quick review of their assigned
technical exercises.
-Their assigned Etude or Chart or Solo.
-A Duet with Me.

Technical aspects of Performance:
1. A mastery of ability to Sight Sing.
2. Clean Articulation.
3. A wide (and well-sounding) Range.
4. Moving between partials is Flexible.
5. A beautiful Tone.

I wish for my students to become more than
just good instrumentalists, I want for them
to always have fun with music. When a
student realizes that music can ultimately be
Emotional and Creative Outlet for them,
they will be Musicians for life!

About Scott

I am a Bass Trombonist, but teach all brass instruments. I have been teaching for 20 years. I help my students build their Tone, Technique and Articulation by teaching a simple Warm-Up routine. I have written an 8-page eBook entitled "Optimal Brass Playing" that describes ten areas of best practi

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Danny
Mr. Scott really is a nice person to meet. For my first voice lessons, He helped me identify what range I was comfortable with and introduced a few of his works that opened my perspective on reading music. He knows how to teach his material if you specify what exactly you want to accomplish.
Mike
Scott is someone who expertly emphasizes both the fundamentals of trombone playing and musicianship. I have had the opportunity to read his melodious etudes arrangements with him and his arrangements are expertly crafted to force the performers to work on listening, phrasing, intonation and sound quality all in one fell swoop. Scott's attitude is very warm and not condescending in the slightest. He is very positive while always encouraging the player to grow. If you are a low brass player who wants a deeper understanding on the intricacies of low brass performance and overall musicianship, you should absolutely give Scott a try.
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Katie M.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Semi-Finalist from National Trumpet Competition, Chamber Division
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Katie M.

25 Reviews
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As a trumpet player, I feel confident instructing beginners and advanced students on this instrument. I tailor my lessons to students individual needs, using many different respected trumpet methods to meet the challenges of the individual players.

About Katie

Katie holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music from Central Washington University and a Masters in Trumpet Performance from Rutgers University at Mason Gross School of the Arts. Her principal teachers include David Krauss; Principal Trumpet of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Matthew Muckey of the Ne

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Michelle
My daughter had her first lesson with Katie today. Katie is an excellent teacher; she knows how to motivate the students and how to get the best out of them. She is very kind, knowledgeable, and teaches very efficiently. My daughter loved her, improved a lot, and is looking forward to her next lesson.
Jo-Ann D.
Katie is wonderful. I enjoy all my lessons.
She is so patient and I have learned so much.
I am looking forward to more lessons.
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Michael D.
The best teacher! Very thorough and patient and friendly!! Highly recommend her she gave me very many helpful recommendations and techniques which as a beginner has already improved my playing ten fold! Thanks Katie!
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Jeremy P.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance from Kennesaw State University
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Jeremy P.

4 Reviews
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What makes my Trumpet lessons unique is that I approach the instrument in a very pedagogical and simple approach. The basis of sound and ease of playing is always a top priority for myself and my students. I strive to make playing the Trumpet fun and challenging and creating the best music I possibly can with my students as I know they are also striving to become better musicians and people.

About Jeremy

Hello! I'm currently a Masters Student studying Trumpet Performance at Michigan State University where I am studying with Justin Emerich. I have participated in several different ensembles through my studies and have played in and around the metro Atlanta area. I enjoy playing the trumpet as its be

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Arthur
Jeremy was patient and thoughtful in teaching my son how to play trumpet.
Josie
Jeremy Is amazing!
Aileen
Jeremy was great! My daughter’s first lesson went very well. Her first instructor joined the military, so we were left to select someone new. By God’s grace and a lot of help from Michael at TakeLessons, we landed on Jeremy’s profile. We couldn’t have gotten a better instructor the second time around! It’s like an extension of the first lessons! Jeremy is knowledgeable, kind, sincere, laid back, patient, and encouraging. What more could we ask for? As a mother, I really appreciate his communication with me via phone and email. If you are looking for a great instructor, you can do no better than Jeremy!

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Average Cost of Trumpet Lessons in Kensington, MD

The average cost of 60-minute trumpet lessons in Kensington is $63. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $130 per hour.
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"Great first lesson! Feeling excited to practice :)"
Madeline
Took Trumpet lessons from Justin B.
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"Sean is a great teacher. It has been my experience with 2 previous “teachers” that were very accomplished trumpet players, but failed to articulate their message to help me improve."
Ron
Took Trumpet lessons from Sean H.
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"Patient, professional and concise, Justin is by far your best choice for superior trumpet instruction."
Jim
Took Trumpet lessons from Justin B.
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"We are so lucky to have found Jerry. He is professional, patient and makes my 12 year old's trumpet lessons enjoyable yet always challenging. Wit in just a few weeks of working with Jerry, my sons grades in band have gone up. Even after my son broke his arm playing sports, Jerry manages to find effective ways to keep him involved and progressing with the trumpet."
Saba
Took Trumpet lessons from Jerry V.
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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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"My son is a newbie at trumpet and taking online lessons. David is very knowledgeable, patient, and friendly and was happy to answer any questions that my son or myself had to ask. I was pleasantly surprised that the online lessons were as effective as an in person lesson. David is a great teacher!"
Beck
Took Trumpet lessons from David R.
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"Colin has been a fantastic teacher for my 12-year old son, who is learning his first instrument. Colin is kind, friendly, personable, and easy-going. He keeps the lessons fresh and fun. My son has made a very nice connection with Colin and really enjoys his lessons."
Kelly
Took Trumpet lessons from Colin M.
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"I was very pleased with Jennifer teaching she made me and my grandson feel comfortable with her way of explaining and teaching the music I would highly recommend Jennifer for private lessons with the trumpet and Thanks Jennifer!"
Artorius
Took Trumpet lessons from Jennifer W.
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"Dustin was prompt and worked well with my middle school aged-son. Had him engaged and motivated to practice!"
Henry
Took Trumpet lessons from Dustin L.
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My son wants to play trumpet in the jazz band at school so he asked for lessons over the summer. I’m so glad we found Jordan. He welcomed us right in and worked so well from that first moment. My son is a bit shy, so I’m so grateful that he found learning from Jordan so easy. In fact, every time he came out of a lesson, he asked for more lessons! The feedback from Jordan has been nicely detailed so we know where he is improving, where to focus his practice sessions (and reminding him to practice), and giving suggestions of music to listen to, to make him notice that the learning isn’t just practicing, but listening as well. Jordan clearly knows and practices what he teaches. My son also mentioned that he really appreciates the times when Jordan plays along with him during the practice. Thanks Jordan!"
Nancy
Took Trumpet lessons from Jordan M.
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