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Bobby S.

29 Reviews
Ridgewood, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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 ...

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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 Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from SUNY Purchase
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Jonathan S.

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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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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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Reut R.

23 Reviews
Rahway, NJ
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Hebrew
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA in Music from SUNY Empire State
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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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Dan
best instructor ever
Naavya
Naavya loves Reut!
Toussaint Crawford
Because she tot me so many things ❤️
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Joseph M.

22 Reviews
Syosset, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1991
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Joseph M.

22 Reviews
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35 + yrs playing/teaching experience
Classical to Jazz
Fun mixed with work

About Joseph

Local tutor; Will travel to you, or we can use my studios located in Nassau, Suffolk and all 5 boroughs. My name is Dr. Joseph M., Ba/Ma/Dma, in Education and Performance. I have reference lists a mile long, (with phone #'s, so you contact my previous and current clients), full of success

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Rafael
This guy's the real deal man. You just gotta come prepared, take it seriously, and he will take you seriously and put you on the right track.
Micalyne D.
Our First Lesson and we are Pleased.
Looking forward to weekly sessions.
Ella, Olivia L.
Both my daughters enjoyed their first piano lessons. They can’t wait for next week!
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Adam R.

88 Reviews
Watchung, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Awarded 1st Chair Tenor 1 from PA State Chorus
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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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"Matthew is great! Very patient, and working with my son to grasp fundamentals so he can gain confidence. We are very happy with our lessons!"
Annette
Took Trumpet lessons from Matthew S.
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"Excellent teacher. Very patient and easy going."
Bryan
Took Trumpet lessons from William A.
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"This was my son's first lesson, and he is looking forward to playing his trumpet and coming back for more lessons. I was hoping to spark his interest in music and so far so good."
Brian
Took Trumpet lessons from Jesse M.
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"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."
Joanie
Took Trumpet lessons from Jonathan S.
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"Great teacher! The most important is that he has the knowledge AND he can teach this knowledge, pass it over to a student. It is really hard to teach a grown-up and he manages to do it."
Rufat
Took Trumpet lessons from Pasquale G.
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"She is so kind and patient! My son thoroughly enjoyed his first lesson. Can't wait for many more!"
Jacob
Took Trumpet lessons from Katie M.
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"Jeremy was great! My daughter’s first lesson went very well. Her first instructor joined the military, so we were left to select someone new. By God’s grace and a lot of help from Michael at TakeLessons, we landed on Jeremy’s profile. We couldn’t have gotten a better instructor the second time around! It’s like an extension of the first lessons! Jeremy is knowledgeable, kind, sincere, laid back, patient, and encouraging. What more could we ask for? As a mother, I really appreciate his communication with me via phone and email. If you are looking for a great instructor, you can do no better than Jeremy!"
Aileen
Took Trumpet lessons from Jeremy P.
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"My son cant wait for next lesson!"
Richard
Took Trumpet lessons from Bobby S.
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"I really like having classes with William - I love far from his house but each week I drive happily.
It’s my 5th class and I improved a lot.
Great teacher"
Zoe
Took Trumpet lessons from William A.
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"Holly knows how to motivate her students and lays out clear goals and practice routines that her students can easily follow. I can count with one hand the number of days my son took home his trumpet for practice during the past two years. This changed dramatically when he started taking lessons from Holly. He has been practicing trumpet every day since, even during our drive to the Tanglewood concert! Three lessons in, I feel that he has already accomplished more in 15 days than what he has achieved in the past two years in his middle school band. The only regret that I have is that we did not start this sooner!"
Maxwell
Took Trumpet lessons from Holly S.
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