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Dimitry C.

9 Reviews
Livingston, NJ
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Italian, Russian, Ukrainian
  • Bachelors and Masters Degree in performance and in Music Education from Kiev Conservatory
  • Teaching since 1986
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Dimitry C.

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I am currently a principal clarinetist in Livingston NJ symphony orchestra. All my 40 years of band, symphony and opera orchestra experience and 30 years of teaching are available to my students.
I've been teaching clarinet for 20 years and my students have gone on to the State level Band Auditions and won multiple times. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to make a decent sound, play scales, arpeggios and simple tunes, and as time goes on you'll be able to play popular tunes solo and with accompaniment of piano or band. I specialize in classical, jazz and klezmer style, typically use best published books, and have the renovated, quiet and spacious studio, music stands, audio equipment. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Dimitry

Specialties Music studio offering ONLINE and IN-STUDIO clarinet, saxophone, flute, trumpet and recorder lessons taught by the Principal Clarinetist of the Livingston Symphony Orchestra. Recent Student Auditions, Awards & Achievements: This year 5 of my students won Regional Band Audition

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Andrew K.
Excellent instructor!
Shao F.
Our 12-year old son has been learning clarinet from Mr. Dimitry for about a year now and we highly recommend him to prospective students for his deep music knowledge, rich clarinet performance experience and above all, just being a great clarinet teacher.

In a year's time with Mr. Dimitry, our son's progress has been very impressive. After our son started lessons with Mr. Dimitry, it quickly became apparent that Mr. Dimitry is a very experienced teacher for young musicians. He engages our son effectively to keep him interested in music and clarinet while at the same time sets high expectations for him. Our son always looks forward to clarinet lessons and also is motivated to practice pieces at home.

Mr. Dimitry not only teaches sound clarinet skills, but also emphasizes the importance of playing music the right way, that is to tell stories and express feelings through music rather than to play music like a technician. Although it is difficult for a young musician to fully appreciate this concept, it does go a long way in preparing him to become a really good musician in the long run.

Mr. Dimitry is very polite, pleasant and professional. We recommend him without any reservation.
Julia J.
My 7 year old son has been taking recorder lessons from Dimitry for almost 1 year now. Dimitry is very patient, encouraging, and enganging - considering that my son is on the younger side. Dimitry provides music instruction that is appropriate age and level wise, so my son feels accomplished and challenged at the same time.
We plan to continue with Dimitry and hopefully advance to the clarinet once his fingers can cover the clarinet holes and he has learned more music theory. My son looks forward to his music lessons. We are very pleased with his musical instruction.

Yakov D.

20 Reviews
Richmond Hill, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • MA in bassoon performance, orchestra conducting, teaching from St. Petersburg State Conservatory, Russia
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Yakov D.

20 Reviews
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Private Clarinet Teacher

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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Araf H.
He is just excellent.
Araf H.
Iasonas & Odysseas A.
Very knowledgable and enthusiastic teacher. He has a way about him that makes the lesson exciting.
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Matt L.

95 Reviews
Astoria, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Bachelor of Music Performance from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Matt L.

95 Reviews
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Although I am primarily a saxophonist, clarinet is a secondary instrument that most saxophonists also have to know how to play. As a performer it is an absolute necessity that I be able to double on the clarinet and be just as proficient.

My goal as a teacher is to provide an in depth understanding of the instrument to my students. Whether we are learning technique specific to the instrument or general musical concepts, it is important to me that I take the time to insure that my students not only learn how to do something, but also the reasons why we are learning a specific concept or technique. At the end of the day, my ultimate goal is to teach you how to teach yourself, so that you may enjoy playing the instrument outside of our lessons together.

I prefer not to conform to a specific teaching style, because every student is different, and I have been fortunate to have a great variety of types of students throughout my years as a teacher. Some of my students are ...

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Kimberly
Just took one lesson, but we were able cover a lot in 30 minutes. He was good at explaining things and laughed at my dumb jokes. I am an adult trying to re-learn how a saxophone works, and I trust he will be able to help me do that!

Meet Online Clarinet Teachers Serving Ridgewood, NJ

Marcus S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Bachelor of Music in Jazz Saxophone Performance from University of Miami Frost School of Music
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Marcus S.

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I am now taking clarinet students who are learning the basics and I can provide guidance in creating a beautiful tone, can help with school ensemble music practice, and introduce other styles of music not found in school as well. I've played clarinet since 2001 and I have 5 years experience performing professional marching band, musical theatre, jazz soloist and jazz big band contexts on the clarinet. At the University of Miami I studied clarinet with Dr. Christopher Graham (Miami City Ballet, Florida Grand Opera).

About Marcus

Get your start on saxophone, clarinet or music theory with an experienced player who has a contemporary outlook informed by the genres of the last 100 years. I have been playing now for 20 years and have performed with many Rock and R&B musicians of the 1970s and 80s. I've also studied or attended

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Leslie K.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • BA Music Performance from Adams State University
  • Teaching since 2008
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Leslie K.

29 Reviews
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Online Clarinet Teacher

I’m a professional clarinetist and woodwind instructor with 8 years of teaching experience, four of which include instruction at institutions of higher learning. I have a passion for developing smaller studios into well-established programs and helping students define and accomplish their musical goals. My goal as the instructor is to tailor lessons to meet each student's individual needs and interests, while still reinforcing good technique. Lessons will usually consist of doing a mix of different things such as: long tones, scales, etudes to improve technique and musicality, solos, duets, and Disney or jazz/pop tunes.

About Leslie

Leslie is a Denver based musician—clarinetist and teacher—who performs in solo and collaborative projects across the state while maintaining an active teaching studio. Leslie is in high demand as both a performer and teacher. Recent performances include solo performances is Denver and Stapleton, se

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Brooke
Rachel & Madison D.
Great first lessons! Leslie is amazing with my daughters.
sami R.
Leslie was wonderful with my son. She was patient and encouraging and was able to explain things very clearly.
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Jae H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 to 30
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2015
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Jae H.

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I have about 3 years of experience playing and teaching clarinet, and can teach at a beginner level for children in school concert, marching band or orchestra.

About Jae

With 10+ years of playing and 5 years of teaching experience, music has been a staple in my life since I joined band in the 5th grade. I grew up in a small town in Ohio, and moved to Florida in 2015 to follow my dreams of teaching music. I have been in the St Petersburg area since 2018, and am exci

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Average Cost of Clarinet Lessons in Ridgewood, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute clarinet lessons in Ridgewood is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $176 per hour.
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"After many years as a music educator, clarinetist, saxophonist playing with Army and concert bands, as well as dance bands, I have had the pleasure of meeting and working with Dimitri. Being retired , I made the decision to seriously play clarinet again. His skills, as a musician and teacher have helped me regain my passion for the instrument and ability to play at a high level. I would recommend him most highly."
Edward
Took Clarinet lessons from Dimitry C.
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"Great Teacher!

I am taking clarinet classes with Mrs. Shannon, I appreciate her professionalism, knowledge sharing and dedication during class. She will find the way for the student to understand the concepts and help you progress with your instrument learning.

I definitely recommend Shannon as a music teacher for all levels."
Gustavo
Took Clarinet lessons from Shannon S.
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"Teaching not only requires technical expertise, but it also requires kindness and thoughtfulness. Stephanie is a master at all these things, and learning from her is a genuinely awesome experience."
Andrew
Took Clarinet lessons from Stephanie D.
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"I am an adult absolute beginner, and Mary was a great help in figuring out the higher register, improving my tone and note clarity, and even diagnosing a bent key that was making it unplayable one lesson - all over a computer! I'm seriously impressed with what she can help with, even when she isn't there in person. :) Thanks Mary!"
Marliese
Took Clarinet lessons from Mary J.
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"Wonderful lesson and great teacher. He had my daughter totally at ease and making progress by the end of her first lesson on items we’ve been working on for months."
Madelyn
Took Clarinet lessons from J. Erick Á.
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"My daughter has been taking lessons from Damien for 2 years on clarinet, bass clarinet and contrabass clarinet. She qualified for both District and Region band as a 7th grader! We've been very happy with her progress!"
Laurel
Took Clarinet lessons from Damien G.
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"I've been learning for about 6 weeks now and could not ask for more. Excellent teacher helping me reach the goals I have as fast I can yet always with excellence and integrity to the pride of the instrument. Awesome."
Peter
Took Clarinet lessons from Carter W.
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"Sara is fabulous, cannot recommend her highly enough!"
Lucian
Took Clarinet lessons from Sara B.
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"Damien is extremely professional and flexible. We needed a tutor quick for an audition piece and he was able to meet with my son right away and schedule several sessions within the week. He was patient with him and explained things in a way that my son understood. He is a great teacher."
Eve
Took Clarinet lessons from Damien G.
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"Damien was very knowledgeable and patient with my son. He’s excited for his next lesson."
Luke
Took Clarinet lessons from Damien G.
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