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Gregory H.

24 Reviews
Astoria, NY
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Music Scholarship from CUNY, Queens College
  • Master of Jazz Performance from CUNY, Queens College
  • Teaching since 2004
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Gregory H.

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One of the most enjoyable instruments to play when done correctly.

About Gregory

As a younger brother at the age of five, I began studying the piano because my older sister did. After my foundation in music strengthened I fell in love with the trumpet. At first, each note took time to develop and I enjoyed the challenge. The trumpet allowed me to travel all over the Southeas

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Gil R.
I've had just 3 lessons with Gregory and I'm making great strides thanks to his intimate knowledge of the horn. His manner of teaching is so relaxing that it helps no feel so stressed to play. I look forward to my next lesson. He drives you in a direction that works best to the student. Hes a great teacher.
Gil
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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Adam K.
He's absolutely a music genius in every way and also a solid teacher.

Christopher P.

7 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Japanese
  • Bachelor's Degree in Film Scoring/Minor in Video Game Scoring from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2012
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Christopher P.

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I have been teaching trombone professionally since October 2012 to students grades 4-12 although I welcome anyone at any age who desires to attain a higher level of skill and knowledge on the trombone.
In lessons we may work on developing areas such as sound quality, range, technique, reading, improvisation, and playing in different genres.
Whether music is your student's thing or they just want to expand their horizons and get involved, I believe it can be for anyone with the right mindset.

About Christopher

My name is Christopher P. and I am a graduate from Berklee College of Music with a Bachelor's in Film Scoring. I have been playing trombone since 2001 and have been composing and arranging music since my early high school years. I have had the privilege of playing with and writing for many differen

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Joe
Chris was giving my child trombone lessons when we go to talking about some song lyrics I had written. Just for fun and because he LOVES composing music Chris eagerly took up my challenge to put music to the words. Now, instead of a bunch of verses I have a song and Chris deserves all the credit.
Jim S.
Chris was a terrific instructor in all respects. Assisted by his composition skills, he created an effective lesson plan that took me through a clear set of steps that allowed me to get where I wanted to go with this set of lessons. And he did so with enthusiasm. Highly recommended.
Andrew Buckley
Chris was a truly great instructor and really helped me improve on the trombone, tuba, and euphonium. Not only was Chris a great teacher, but his lessons were a lot of fun. The lessons were key in getting me to the musician I am today. Chris gave me challenging music to play, but also gave fun music, such as movie themes. I highly recommend getting lessons from Chris, he is fun to play with and to learn from.
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Karl L.

4 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Karl L.

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Professional trombonist in New York City with 10 years of teaching experience to students of all ages! Master's from New York University, Bachelor's from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Member of ska-punk band Streetlight Manifesto and frequently heard in Broadway pits.

Teaching style emphasizes fundamentals as a jumping-off point to whatever styles interest the student. Comfortable teaching orchestral excerpts, solo repertoire, and jazz improvisation.

About Karl

Karl is a professional musician in New York City. He plays with ska-punk band Streetlight Manifesto and in several Broadway show orchestras. Karl hails from Omaha, Nebraska where he started teaching privately in high school. He received his B.A. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he beca

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Merideth
Fantastic! He picked up on my skill level right away and tailored the lesson specifically for me. Would definitely recommend!
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Tomin
Karl is a methodical and patient teacher. He is very much inclined to understand a student's needs and shortcomings, and accommodate and teach accordingly. A practical, inspired educator.

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Yakov D.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 1990
  • MA in bassoon performance, orchestra conducting, teaching from St. Petersburg State Conservatory, Russia
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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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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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Rachel T.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Awarded Concerto Competition Winner from Bob Cole Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rachel T.

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My students can expect to have a balanced practice life starting with daily routines/trombone maintenance, continuing to etudes and technical studies, and ultimately finishing with musical repertoire. I give my students the skills on how to become efficient practicers, which is essential if he/she wishes to make regular improvements on the trombone. My goal is to create a comfortable atmosphere in which students can feel free to express themselves through the music they play. I keep students mentally engaged by asking them questions that are intended to direct them toward creating a clear, personal interpretation of their music. This gives the student a sense of artistic authority and ownership over their playing and creates more enjoyment in daily practicing.

About Rachel

I have been providing private instruction for beginner to advanced trombone, bass trombone, and music theory students for 8 years. My goal is to create a comfortable atmosphere in which my students can freely express themselves through the music they play. I keep my students mentally engaged by ask

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Lizzi T.
Rachel is such a fun and knowledgeable teacher! Not only is she great at teaching trombone technique, but she is also extremely musical and well versed in the theory and history of many styles and eras of music. She's a very chill and laid-back teacher, but still makes sure that you as a student set goals for yourself and reach them. Definitely sign up for lessons with Rachel!
Joss D.
My daughter really likes Rachel. She feels that Rachel is a good teacher and even in the first lesson, she learned something new that she feels will make her a better trombone player.
Kyler S.
Actually, It is my son who is the beginning trombone student. But he is very happy with Rachel's instruction. She is obviously a very skilled musician, she sets a definite program and expectations for her students, and exhibits great patience as well.
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Jerry M.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Music Ed from Valdosta State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2000
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Jerry M.

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My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands. It all one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not having fun while learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND educational at the same time. I have had many parents tell me I'm one of the best teachers they have ever seen. (A couple of them were public school teachers themselves). I truly want my students to succeed and I will do everything in my power to help them accomplish that!

About Jerry

My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands/groups. They all had one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not enjoying learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND

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Michelle
Extremely unprofessional to abruptly cancel scheduled/paid lessons without the courtesy of a message or any notice because this instructor was unhappy with a 12-year-old child's progress. Very surprised by and disappointed in the manner in which he handled this situation, certainly could have been handled with more respect and maturity.
Julie
Will
Jerry is a wonderful instructor. I wasn’t sure how online lessons would go but they have been seamless and fun and my son is making progress with the bugle. I would highly recommend this format and this teacher. The convenience and quality of instruction are excellent. We are signing up for more lessons and may move on to another instrument once my son feels confident on the bugle.

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Average Cost of Trombone Lessons in Livingston, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute trombone lessons in Livingston is $62. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $15 and $125 per hour.
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"Great first lesson. I look forward to many more. Thank you"
Eleanor
Took Trombone lessons from Alexis S.
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"Really good lessons! Great teaching technique!"
Lilly
Took Trombone lessons from Jeremy S.
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"My son, a freshman in high school, has been taking lessons with Karl since January 2015 and it has been a great experience. Karl is knowledgeable, patient and punctual. He has helped my son prepare for upcoming auditions and exams as well as helping him improve his technique and breathing. We have been very impressed by Karl's enthusiasm for his craft and how he is able to pass this on to our son."
Laura
Took Trombone lessons from Karl L.
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"Alexis was very knowledgable and intelligible as a music teacher."
Chris
Took Trombone lessons from Alexis S.
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"Jordan is great. He fixed up my kiddo's school trombone, and taught him the basics of how to use it. We look forward to more lessons with him."
Gregory
Took Trombone lessons from Jordan M.
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"Holly Schaff is a wonderful trombonist and teacher. She inspires students with her quick wit and quirky sense of humour all the while teaching the fundamentals of trombone in memorable ways. Holly has been a professional musician on the east coast for years and not only communicates clearly, but demonstrates important techniques and tricks when she teaches. She has studied and played with some of the finest Low Brass teachers and specialists in the world and imparts this learned knowledge of musicianship to her students in lessons. I highly recommend Holly as a trombone teacher for beginning, intermediate, or advanced students.

Beth Mitchell
Kanstul International Recital Artist and Clinician"
Beth
Took Trombone lessons from Holly S.
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"My son said "It was fun!""
Elijah
Took Trombone lessons from Randall K.
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"I went to Mr Espinosa's home to take my lesson - the place is right next to the 135th subway stop, very convenient! Mr Espinosa was patient, understanding, and friendly. I was a little worried that a professional like him would laugh at the embarrassing skills of an adult like mine - didn't happen. He was down to earth despite his great playing, kind of more like a friend or a big buddy rather than a teacher. I think our lesson brought me much improvement! He also taught me some helpful daily practice routines. Another little touching detail was he provided me with free drinks and snacks, something none of my other teachers have done before. His studio was also fully equipped: it has a piano, great stereo, stands, and music books."
Bai
Took Trombone lessons from Alejandro E.
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"very helpful, patient and led me to discover new things. Oh yeah!"
Negar
Took Trombone lessons from Alejandro E.
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"Alejandro - good to be back from my Ireland vacation and taking lessons with you again. Great class this morning. - Michael"
Michael
Took Trombone lessons from Alejandro E.
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