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Jeremy S.

46 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded John Philip Sousa Award from High School
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Jeremy S.

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*Available for Summer Lessons*

As a collegiate educator, I have been a tuba instructor on TakeLessons since 2014, and have been teaching all the brass instruments since 2006.

For the beginner level, I have introduced many students to their first instrument ensuring that fundamentals are in place. At the intermediate level, I have helped many students advance in competitions and seat assignments within their band program. As a collegiate educator, I have given masterclasses at universities and private lessons to music performance students preparing for auditions and solo recitals.

My students truly enjoy the online interaction during their lessons.

I have taught a wide variety of ages - everyone from 10 years old to 76 years old. One of the great joys I have in teaching is that each student brings their own unique strengths to lessons. My goal is to raise their level of playing while always having fun.

About Jeremy

My name is Jeremy S. and I have been on TakeLessons since 2014 and have been teaching privately since 2006. As a college instructor, I teach in the brass areas at The Ohio State University, Ohio Wesleyan University, Kenyon College, and Mount Vernon Nazarene University. The trombone is my prima

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Lindsey
Good teacher and player, really helped me figure some things out with my tone this year. Highly recommend
Zach
Great teacher to work with on trombone! Kind, funny, and has excellent trombone/brass expertise.
Katie
Jeremy is very patient, kind, and an overall excellent teacher. His teaching style is very helpful.
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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Bachelors of Music Education with Honors from New Mexico State University
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Jesse M.

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Learn about rhythm, melody, harmony, and dynamics, and how they apply to the tuba. Explore the range of your instrument through various scales. Build solid skills through understanding the mechanics of how your body and instrument work together.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students for bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partner Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.
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Karen D.

34 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
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Karen D.

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Tuba:
The largest and lowest-pitched musical instrument in the brass family. Like all brass instruments, sound is produced by moving air past the lips, causing them to vibrate or "buzz" into a large cupped mouthpiece. I begin teaching from the beginning with the very basics of breathing, embouchure, fingerings, reading, notes, rhythms, songs, scales, theory and improvisation.

About Karen

Hi! My name is Karen D. I’ve had the pleasure of performing, singing, writing, and recording since I was seven years old. Besides being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music, I have been a lifelong student of the international world-renowned instructors Dante Pavone and Charlie Banacos.

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Troy W.
Extremely knowledgeable! Karen is a superb guitar instructor. Honestly, I was struggling. Discouraged! She helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses, and moved me from beginner to intermediate in a matter of months. If you’re getting tired of learning from YouTube and smart phone apps, let Karen kick start your guitar playing. You’ll be glad you did. Thanks Karen!!
Aidan V.
Karen was great!
Carter
This teacher misrepresented her ability to teach the C system chromatic button accordion. I don't believe that she has ever played one. I asked her before purchasing a set of classes if she knew this instrument and was competent to teach it, and she said she was.

She didn't have one, so she could never demonstrate anything I asked about. She didn't know the key layout. She didn't know the conventions for numbering fingers. She didn't know the basic home key scale pattern.

I waited until I'd finished four classes with my new teacher before writing this so I'd have a good basis for comparison. He is immensely better at teaching this than she was. It further convinced me that she never should have represented herself as competent to teach this particular instrument.
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Brian H.

11 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 7 to 65
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Brian H.

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You will be challenged to be among the very best! I know what it takes to overcome obstacles and be a successful musician! You will learn the fundamental and advanced skills of technique and musical interpretation on tuba from an instructor who has studied with world-class orchestral musicians and performed with some of the most well-known names in the world of tuba.

About Brian

I am a former band director with 12 years classroom experience. I have taught and performed professionally in the Jackson, TN and Memphis, TN regions for 7 years and have been active as a director, performer, and private instructor in central Florida since 2014. I graduated from the University of

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Huei-Mei
Brian is very passionate about music, and teaches with details. Lessons are organized and informational. Highly recommend!
Cliff
We hired Brian to work with our barely 3 year old to play the drums we got him for his birthday. He loves it! We don’t have any grand aspirations for him, but he likes to bang around and we wanted to give him some direction to see if he latched on to it. Our main objective is that he has fun. Brian is GREAT with him and he looks forward to it every week. 10/10!
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Chris H.

3 Reviews
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  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 7 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chris H.

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Personalized and methodical instruction for musical progress on their instrument.

About Chris

My name is Chris, and I have been playing trumpet for over twenty years. I grew up in the TX public schools and was a two time TMEA All-State Musician. I hold three degrees in music from accredited universities: DMA at UGA, MM at UT-Austin, BM at NDSU. I enjoy teaching and helping others, and have

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Nathan
Chris will demonstrate with his trumpet how a piece should be played. He advises on breathing and other techniques. He’s encouraging and uses constructive criticism. I look forward each week to my lessons with Chris.
Michael
Chris was very flexible with my sons schedule. As an active kid involved in school and church activities, the online lessons with Chris were perfect. Through the year, my son advanced in his playing ability. We were excited to hear his piece at the state competition, but sadly the virus disrupted that. However, he learned much from Chris over the past several months. We appreciated the time and effort!
Rhys B.
My son is a high school senior taking lessons from Dr. Heldt. The lesson went very well. My son is very happy to have such a kind and experienced teacher. So glad we found him!
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Natalie M.

1 Review
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks
  • High School from Central York High School
  • Awarded Academic Award for Music Excellency from CYHS Department of Music
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Natalie M.

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Beginning music lessons at the age of 9, Miss.M has now turned her passion into a career path. She has spent over 10 years studying Cello and 6 years studying Tuba, choosing Tuba as her instrument of choice. She now is pursuing a BM in Music Performance where she hopes to share with others the joy of performing and how much it means to her.

About Natalie

Hi, my name is Natalie! I am a sophomore at University of Massachusetts Amherst as a Music Performance major. I play tuba and take music classes every day. Looking to advance on your instrument? I have lots of experience with different tubists from across the country and a plethora of materials to s

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ROBERT G.
My first online lesson with Natalie went very well. Essentially my expectation was that of a "meet and greet" and initiate the study of playing tuba. All was accomplished.

As an individual instructor I rate Natalie highly because the attitude that she presented to me was caring and she listened to me as a person as opposed to just proceeding along an "algorithm" lesson plan. As a beginning student, with other musical instrument experience, I am looking forward to having my next lessons with Natalie moving forward with the objective of learning tuba at the beginning level of competency.

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The average cost of 60-minute tuba lessons in Watchung is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $60 and $130 per hour.
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"Good first lesson. My son is excited for the next."
Jacob
Took Tuba lessons from Pasquale G.
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"My sons (one a beginner on trombone, one who already played tuba proficiently) began lessons with Mr. Smith during the shutdown last spring when we weren’t able to take in-person local lessons. They have really enjoyed learning from someone whose specialty is brass and have been motivated to practice on their own. Highly recommend!"
Rachel
Took Tuba lessons from Jeremy S.
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"Brian is a phenomenal musician and amazing teacher! My tuba lessons with Brian helped me make huge strides in my skill and confidence as a performer. With his guidance I became an all-state tuba player for Tennessee. If I could give more than five stars I would!!"
Jacob
Took Tuba lessons from Brian H.
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"Jeremy has been great in relating to my junior high age son playing tuba. Developing a rapport via online lessons was a natural progression for the YouTube generation. Jeremy was encouraging and helped develop and grow technical skills to move from last chair to first chair and promoted to next band in the next semester! The ease and flexibility in scheduling allows him to continue in his lessons through busy concert seasons. Looking forward to adding his younger brother to the lesson with Jeremy soon!"
Liz - proud tuba mom
Took Tuba lessons from Jeremy S.
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"Great instruction-but had an issue with scheduling, so lesson was delayed."
ChrisTopher
Took Tuba lessons from Pasquale G.
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"very knowledgeable and encouraging for my teen age son"
Susan
Took Tuba lessons from Pasquale G.
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"My son enjoyed his lessons with David. He was very patient and helpful."
Nicola
Took Tuba lessons from David R.
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"Jesse is a really good teacher in not only just tuba, but music in general. He explains musical concepts in an intuitive way through patterns or playing it out to the student. I really enjoy the lessons I have with him and I feel that I'm becoming a better musician."
Melissa
Took Tuba lessons from Jesse M.
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"He help me really understand the notes of an instrument and he was great, I really recommend him"
Sebastian
Took Tuba lessons from Tom S.
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"I took tuba lessons from Brian for a few years, and I highly recommend him. He is an excellent and passionate music educator. He is great at keeping students challenged and motivated, and he has a cheerful and fun personality. Thanks to Brian's help, I made first chair All-State tuba, won a couple of soloist competitions, and was accepted to multiple colleges for music performance. With those kinds of results, I wholeheartedly recommend Brian for private music lessons."
Nick
Took Tuba lessons from Brian H.
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