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Reut R.

22 Reviews
Rahway, NJ
Starting at $110
  • Speaks English, Hebrew
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
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Reut R.

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I am a professional full time Trombonist. At the same time, teaching has always been a big part of who I am - I love teaching. My music career has taken me around the world and back but more than that it has given me a wonderful tool of self expression, and for that I am forever grateful. My band performs regularly in Opera houses as well as coffee houses... Other than the Trombone I do play the Trumpet as well, and I have over 8 years of Piano under my belt. I feel very confident teaching Trumpet up to the advanced level. This is pretty much standard practice within the brass family :)

About Reut

Hello there! I am a trombonist and teacher, with many years of experience teaching Hebrew as well as music. As a music teacher I have worked with children starting from private lessons to young children beginning to learn, up to master classes in universities worldwide. I love teaching, and I

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Naavya
Naavya loves Reut!
Toussaint Crawford
Because she tot me so many things ❤️
Jaime
Our 12-year-old daughter has taken weekly trombone lessons with Reut for 2 years and it's been a great experience for her. Reut set up a virtual concert for her students last May and that was really awesome. We highly recommend Reut for trombone.
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Adam R.

88 Reviews
Watchung, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Awarded 1st Chair Tenor 1 from PA State Chorus
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Adam R.

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I have been playing trumpet since 2nd grade. I am comfortable teaching beginner students both in person and online. Hour sessions are available but count as two 30 minute sessions back to back.

About Adam

I love working with students of all ages and levels in person and online. I've worked with professionals on TV, Broadway, MTV as well as students 3 years old to 97 just studying for fun. Adam runs successful teaching studios in New York City, Watchung, New Jersey, and online. *** Lesson Detai

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Kellyanne B.
Great first meeting, looking forward to my next class ..
Dane R.
Very informative, looking forward to the next class
Andrew W.
Wonderful experience. I think that I’ll be able to improve with him by my side :-)
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Katie M.

25 Reviews
Montclair, NJ
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Awarded Semi-Finalist from National Trumpet Competition, Chamber Division
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Katie M.

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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

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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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Gregory H.

26 Reviews
Astoria, NY
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Master of Jazz Performance from CUNY, Queens College
  • Teaching since 2004
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Gregory H.

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The key to this instrument is its simplicity! Learn to have unlimited technique to play any style.

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 Southeast

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Katya Bankowsky
Gregory is a great teacher. He makes it fun and breaks it all down really well. Greg is a real pleasure to learn with!
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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Bobby S.

29 Reviews
Ridgewood, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Member of Pi Kappa Lambda, Iota chapter from Pi Kappa Lambda National Music Honor Society
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Bobby S.

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I love the trumpet, and it's my life mission to help others to experience the transcendent joy of music and the excitement of playing a brass instrument. I take pride in my ability to quickly convey the fundamentals of trumpet technique to beginning trumpeters so that they can get the full enjoyment from playing early on. I perform regularly in a wide range of genres from jazz and funk to pop and reggae, and it's important to me to cater to the individual musical interests of my students. I have been playing trumpet for more than 24 years, and I teach my students valuable brass exercises based on lessons I learned under the tutelage of John McNeil, Laurie Frink, and Walter White, among others. I encourage the use of long tones, air support, and trumpet calisthenics to improve tone, increase range and endurance, and work towards greater flexibility on the instrument. I also focus on the stylistic nuance of jazz, funk, classical, and the many genres that feature the colorful and ...

About Bobby

I am a jazz trumpeter, improviser, and composer as well as an avid listener and enthusiastic educator. I maintain an active performance schedule playing improvised music as well as funk, soul, afro-beat, reggae, hip-hop, and American folk music. In addition to trumpet, I have experience performing a

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Jennifer G.
Bobby Spellman is a very skilled music teacher. We met him when my son was in the fifth grade and had just started playing the French horn. Bobby came to our house every week and did a truly fantastic job helping my son learn a really tough instrument. He has taught my son for three years--switching to Zoom classes during the pandemic--and established a terrific rapport him which enabled him to improve significantly and develop a real passion for his instrument.
george
Bobby is a great teacher, trumpet player and musician. He is the real deal. Look no further. I highly recommend him!
Filiz
Bobby is a great teacher. He analyzes the needs of the student very well and he is very patient while correcting and guiding the student. I highly recommend taking lessons from him!
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Jonathan S.

6 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $80
  • Speaks English, Music
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jonathan S.

6 Reviews
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Are you looking to get started with trumpet lessons for yourself or a loved one? Not making the progress you want, or, don't really know how to make progress? Look no further—study with a Doctor of Musical Arts with over 15 years professional playing experience and who has taught nearly 400 people.

Whether you want to learn how to build endurance, increase your range, craft a beautiful tone, learn to improvise, interpret classical works, or play any genre of music on the trumpet, you've come to the right place. I will cater what we work on to YOUR individual curiosities, interests, and personal goals, while making sure you develop great technical habits and musical instinct. I will help you to discover your own voice on the trumpet, and you will learn to control what you play, when you play and how you play it! It is my goal to instill a love and appreciation for both efficiency and enjoyment of process in my lessons with you, so that you eventually won't need me anymore!

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About Jonathan

Hi, I'm Dr. Jonathan Saraga—professional musician and educator based out of New York City. My 30,000+ hours of experience within music is expressed through my 9 years of conservatory training, which includes Bachelor of Music, Master of Music and Doctor of Music degrees, and my work as a trumpe

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Les S.
I would highly recommend Jonathan as a music teacher. Jonathan is absolutely passionate about music, which is evident by his enthusiastic and energetic teaching techniques. He is very patient with my five year old and encourages her to get her very best effort. Jonathan customizes the music and lessons for my daughter’s skill level while at the same time provides challenges to keep the learning process interesting. In a short period of time, my daughter's keyboard playing abilities have dramatically increased. I am very grateful to Jonathan for making learning fun for my daughter, who always looks forward to her lessons!
Joanie
Jonathan has made a great impression with my son. He displays a great combination of patience and encouragement with Nick. I have seen an improvement in his trumpet skills as well as his confidence.
Sonia R.
NICE, HELPFUL AND PATIENT.

THANK YOU.

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"Troy is encouraging and friendly and always has tips to help me improve every lesson. I’ve been able to make a lot of improvement and learned a lot so far thanks to our lessons."
Trevor
Took Trumpet lessons from Troy S.
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"John really enjoyed the session today because Jesse accompanied on guitar while he played his favourite music. At 10-years old, it's so important to not just be drilled on the fundamentals but have moments like today when he can just learn through play. Thanks Jesse for picking up on this!"
John
Took Trumpet lessons from Jesse M.
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"Bobby has been a great teacher. I am in my 30s, trumpet beginner and with very limited time due to busy work schedule.Despite those limitations, Bobby has managed to keep every lesson interesting and challenging by mixing music theory, drills, and popular tunes fitted to my personal taste in music. I feel I am making steady progress."
Atanas
Took Trumpet lessons from Bobby S.
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"Andrew is an outstanding instructor that is able to use his great insight and experience with the trumpet to effectively teach people of all skill levels. He is always prepared with an engaging lesson plan that is personalized to each individual’s playing styles and goals. The concepts that he teaches will change your perspective on the trumpet, allowing you to have more productive practice and see real improvement in your playing. Andrew can truly help you grow as a trumpet player."
Emerson
Took Trumpet lessons from Andrew G.
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"I really appreciate my instructions, because David keeps it simple for me! I'm learning, but also having fun doing it. David is a great teacher. He's skilled, and encouraging. David thanks."
Ronald
Took Trumpet lessons from David R.
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"Tom is patient yet pushed me in the direction I wanted to go. Just the right amount of push for me."
Robert
Took Trumpet lessons from Tom S.
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"Andrew is a dedicated and trained trumpet player that has a great personality geared to sharing his thoughts and training experience to others. I have played with Andrew in both a concert band and brass ensemble setting. His knowledge of the trumpet has allowed Andrew to adapt to most settings like the concert band, brass ensemble, and specifically Jazz groups."
Ron
Took Trumpet lessons from Andrew G.
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"I greatly enjoy every lesson with David. He's an expert educator, very patient, and can zero right-in on any issues I'm having. I can't speak highly enough of him, I've gone from sounding like a brass whoopee cushion to being able to 'sound like a trumpet'. In addition, he's taught me the basics of reading music, which I can now do without a cheat-sheet (on a basic level)!! All in 3 lessons of an hour each!!! Can't go wrong with David; you should book him right now!!"
Stephen
Took Trumpet lessons from David R.
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"I've had many teachers in the past who only taught me how to perform well with the emphasis on technicality and repeptition; however, Tom created space for me to appreciate each and every bar rather than focusing on finishing a song. As a student who has become well-adjusted to structure, I learned the beauty of improvisation informed by theory through Tom. He is attentive, passionate, and always makes sure I got the concept he's teaching. He has a rare gift of creating such an intimate, peaceful environment where I can feel at ease and really thrive in playing music. It was in these calm moments my passion for jazz sparked more and more. I'm truly thankful to have had Tom as my mentor/teacher.
-JL, student at NYU. May 2012"
Tom
Took Trumpet lessons from Tom G.
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"Vince was very personable, and knowledgeable. He offered many ideas, and techniques needed for a beginner. Vince explained everything in great detail, and is willing to go the extra mile to help. Overall a good experience."
Stefan
Took Trumpet lessons from Vince T.
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