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Yakov D.

23 Reviews
Richmond Hill, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Awarded Gold Award from Forte International Competition
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Yakov D.

23 Reviews
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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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He is just excellent.
Araf H.
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J.Q. W.

3 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
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J.Q. W.

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Improving one's skills in any area is exhilarating and rewarding, and it happens most quickly when the lessons and homework are paced just right for the student's level. As a teacher, I try to balance time spent on technique and foundation with time on creative, right-brained musical play.

I have experience in jazz, classical, flamenco, funk, Cuban music, pop music, and all kinds of other styles of music. Let me know if you have a particular interest in any genre or even a specific artist you'd like to emulate.

Besides teaching instrument playing techniques, music theory, and improvisation, I also spend time in lessons helping students find their own best practice. I believe it is possible to help students find a level of flow that is unparalleled when they condition themselves to practice with deep presence and awareness of their own state.

It brings me great joy to facilitate the incredible feeling of exhilaration that accompanies improving one's music skills.

About J.Q.

I studied jazz trumpet performance at Oberlin Conservatory (Bachelors, '02) and The Juilliard School (Masters '17). I studied Mandarin Chinese at Oberlin College (Bachelors, '02). I lived and worked in Shanghai, China, from 2003 to 2010. I've been teaching music and language lessons for over 15

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April Stace
I have literally looked for years for the right trumpet teacher for my 12 year old son. JQ is a treasure. He challenges the student appropriately but is also gentle and understanding about the realities of life for a 12 year old in NYC. Cannot recommend him highly enough. Very skilled teacher, performer, and totally on point with showing up, planning ahead, etc.
Joey
Fantastic trumpet instructor. JQ is patient, receptive, encouraging—the list goes on. He's helped me go from literally not being able to make a decent note to playing a little shindig on New Year's for my family. Highly recommended. I'm still taking lessons!
Sean
I found that J.Q. was a quality tutor. He adapted to what I needed to focus on for Mandarin, which was tones, and as such I was able to improve my foundation. He also has a good knowledge of the language apart from just being fluent, and could answer any question I had. I definitely recommend him.
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Jerry V.

25 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1980
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Jerry V.

25 Reviews
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I am a classically trained trumpet player and teacher. My approach to teaching trumpet focuses on building a strong foundation of good sound production and technique. I have a holistic approach to teaching, instilling in my students the fundamentals of music theory, ear training, and listening.

About Jerry

Jerry is a graduate of Peabody Conservatory of Music, where he received his Bachelor’s degree in trumpet performance. He also attended the Juilliard School in New York for graduate studies, where he studied trumpet with the virtuoso trumpet player and world-renowned Gerard Schwarz. He has also stud

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Leonard
Listens carefully, corrects and teaches, performs examples. All around very good. Very happy with the lessons
Lingling S.
Jerry is very professional and nice! My son is 7 years old and he is a beginner. He told me he wanted to learn trumpet last year because he read a book. I feel lucky to have found Jerry. My son likes the trumpet class and looks forward to having the class every week. And I can see his progress.
Mel G.
Patient and insightful.

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Rhonda C.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks Sign language
  • Teaching since 1970
  • Music Theory, Piano, Instrumental from Perry High
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Rhonda C.

6 Reviews
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We will have fun learning the proper techniques of this awesome sounding instrument and as you become comfortable with note reading, you will soon be playing some of your favorite songs!

My main goal is for you as the student, whether you are young or old, is for you to be able to look forward to each lesson with anticipation! This is your dream and goal to learn to play the trympet, I want this to be free of stress or demands. I want you to have fun learning!
I’m looking forward to hearing from you, whether it be for yourself or your child.

About Rhonda

I love people and music and the two go superbly well together. I've been teaching piano, woodwinds, brass, strings, harmonica and even some accordion ever since I was 15 years old, which to date has been over 45 years of sharing my skills and knowledge and passing on what I’ve learned to others, yo

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Cody
Rhonda probably the best teacher I have ever had! for the many years that she taught me the violin, guitar, and trombone. she was always patient especially from the time I was young all the way till I was an “adult” preparing me for concerts and solo acts. Rhonda is a master of all and if you told her that you wanted to be the best triangle player or the best trumpet player she would make it happen. If there was an instrument that she has never used that you wanted to learn she would indefinitely buy it, become a master within the week and begin to teach you. She truly is the most genuine and talented person I have ever had the pleasure to work with!
Craig
I was very pleased at the progress of my first lesson. Rhonda is very patient and goes above and beyond to make this a great experience. I am looking forward to our next lesson.
Emma
I began taking violin lessons from Rhonda at age 5 and eventually added guitar, mandolin, and an occasional vocal opportunity:) I learned so much from her over the years (approx 4) including proper technique, patience, & self discipline. I continue to be active in music & vocal performance in the community at age 18. Rhonda is a great teacher and person!
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Nathanial K.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Cantonese, English
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Nathanial K.

4 Reviews
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I have experience teaching brass: trumpet, trombone, euphonium, and tuba; for 5 years and have played professionally for 15 years. What is your goal? Are you an absolute beginner or are you semi-pro auditioning? I have taught students from ages 7 to 60, beginner and beyond. Whatever role music has in your life, I'd love to help you develop it whether its your hobby or your passion.

About Nathanial

Hi, there! My name is Nate and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2007 and have loved helping my students grow, excel, and learn to have fun with music. I went to Longy School of Music at Bard College and earned a degree in Modern Brass Performance in 2012. I'm a pro

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Keith G.
Julia
If you want to learn how to play an instrument and take lessons from an experienced, talented, and credentialed musician, composer and teacher, this is the person for you.
Cathy
Very talented, great player, very kind and patient-
Good with all ages!

Dominic S.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $150
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Dominic S.

19 Reviews
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I have been playing trumpet for 20 years, and have been teaching since 2008

About Dominic

Dominic is an Assistant Professor at Berklee College of Music and The College of Saint Rose. A graduate of the Boston Conservatory of Music, Dominic has years of experience teaching people of all ages, and in all styles of music. Professionally, he has performed in National Tours, Off Broadway, an

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Simon
Dominic gave me great advice to start learning how to sing !
Ariel B.
He is great Trumpet teacher. He is professional and friendly. My son enjoyed his first lesson. Thank you
Marla H.
Dominic is fabulous. if you have a chance to work with him, do yourself a favor and do it!

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"Justin is very patient and knowledgeable and has great insights on how to help you along."
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Took Trumpet lessons from Justin B.
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"With over 25 years of experience as an elementary school band director, Vincent works well with students of all ages from beginners to professional levels. I studied Jazz improv with Vincent for many years. He has a vast knowledge of music theory (melodic and harmonic concepts).

Vincent is one of the top Jazz Trumpeter’s in the world. He is a virtuoso Jazz soloist and a very strong lead Trumpeter as well. He is also well versed in the world of classical music. Vincent toured worldwide with the Lionel Hampton Orchestra, Buddy Rich Big Band, and Horace Silver. Vincent is currently touring with Renaissance (a progressive rock band), and frequently plays in horn sections for a multitude of rock bands. He is one of the most consistent and reliable musicians I’ve ever known.

Vincent is a very reputable musician with a great sense of humor. He plays with so many different bands and always bringing his incredible playing level to every gig. Vincent has recorded and produced several of his own CDs as a leader, and has performed on many recordings for several decades. With this vast background Vincent, he is able to teach various genres (jazz improvisation, rock, classical, and Brazilian concepts).

I strongly recommend Vincent as an instructor for “Take Lessons”. Don’t miss this opportunity to study with this incredible musician!
Review by Trombonist, Bob Ferrel, a professional musician for 40+ years."
Bob
Took Trumpet lessons from Vincent C.
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"Greg has been great and very patient with our son. He is only 5 and half and has a lot of energy, but he has been able to focus and is really enjoying it."
Maceo
Took Trumpet lessons from Gregory H.
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"Tom has been a very knowledgeable and patient instructor for my son. We appreciate him."
Pam
Took Trumpet lessons from Tom G.
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"My son looks forward to his weekly lesson with William!"
Garrett
Took Trumpet lessons from William A.
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"Tom is an amazing teacher, so gentle, patient and kind with our shy 12 year old. Tom was great in engaging him and we feel very good about their relationship already after the first lesson. He seems to know right away how to tailor the lesson based on where our son is at. He has already made improvements in his first class. We look forward to future lessons with Tom."
Anna
Took Trumpet lessons from Tom G.
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"Matthew was awesome! Looking forward to next week!"
Boe
Took Trumpet lessons from Matthew S.
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"I think that there should be a little more of note testing and learning because without learning the notes, it’s hard to play without knowing how to read the notes. But other than that, everything’s good."
Lulu
Took Trumpet lessons from John G.
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"Honestly could not have asked for a better instructor! I have heard nothing but good things from my kid, as well as seeing improvement in her playing. Very punctual and friendly!"
Mariam
Took Trumpet lessons from Jeremy P.
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"Dustin was understanding of my current level and helped me understand my goals. I'm looking forward to our next lessons!"
Jennifer
Took Trumpet lessons from Dustin L.
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