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J.Q. W.

3 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music, Jazz Trumpet Performance from Oberlin Conservatory
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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.

Russ E.

Mount Vernon, NY
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1979
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Russ E.

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I will help you you build strong fundamentals and excellent habits. We will concentrate on your sound, tone, and pitch center. I will help you develop a daily routine that builds your skill set every time you play. I enjoy working with adult students and comeback players. I am more of a coach than a taskmaster. I am an active trumpeter and perform frequently with several ensembles.

About Russ

After playing and studying for 20+ years and earning a Masters Degree in Trumpet Performance I stopped playing. Thirty years later, with the encouragement of friends, I began playing again. I rediscovered my passion. I want to share my experience, knowledge and journey with my students so they t

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Bobby S.

28 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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Bobby S.

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The trumpet is a colorful and exciting instrument played in many styles of music throughout the world, from jazz and classical to funk and soul to reggae, afro-beat, and Balkan music. In addition to covering the basic technical requirements of the instrument, I'm particularly interested in the many genres in which the trumpet can be found, and I like to focus on the styles of music that most interest and challenge my students. I have been playing trumpet for more than 18 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. I encourage the use of long tones, air support, and trumpet calisthenics to improve tone, increase range and endurance, and work towards greater flexibility.

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

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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!
Atanas F.
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.

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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Jesse M.

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Learn about rhythm, melody, harmony, and dynamics, and how they apply to the trumpet. 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 on bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partners 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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Brad B.

49 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 2016 BCCS Educator of the Year Award from Byron Center Charter School
  • Bachelor of Music in Education from Cornerstone University
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Brad B.

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I have been teaching band for over ten years in public and private schools, specializing in trumpet, saxophone and trombone, but able to teach beginning and intermediate clarinet, baritone/euphonium, and percussion as well.

I love what I do! Music is a gift and something we can all enjoy as long as we live! Whether you are a band student in middle or high school looking to improve your skills outside of the classroom or someone who has never played an instrument before (No matter your age) but always wanted (It's never too late!), all are welcome. Let's work together to help you reach your musical goals!

About Brad

Greeting! I specialize in teaching trumpet, trombone, saxophone and clarinet. I have taught music at practically every level from Pre-Kindergarten through college (three years on staff with the band program at Cornerstone University), and have run multiple successful mid/high school band programs o

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Awesome
Caroline
Very helpful my son has come such a long way! :D
Highly recommend him.
Noah
Great! My son, who is in the very beginning stages of learning to play the trumpet, has been in band for 2 months and couldn't play anything. Came out of his first lesson excited to be able to play hot cross buns!
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Caleb S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Khmer/Cambodian, English
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Caleb S.

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I'm a music-loving stay-at-home dad who enjoys sharing his hobbies of guitar and trumpet with the world! I have been teaching students of all ages, from elementary-age to older adults, for over 4 years now and I particularly enjoy introducing beginners to the joys of a new instrument. Whether you are just picking up your instrument for the first time, or dusting it off after years of sitting in the closet, I'm honored you would consider me to help you along your journey.

While I have studied music and music education at the university level, I have also learned a great deal through real-world experience and playing alongside other musicians and gleaning whatever I can from them. I have played both trumpet and guitar my whole life and consider myself to be a life-long learner of both instruments. Since becoming a father, I've enjoyed the experience of taking everything I've learned and sharing it with those around me, especially with those who are new to music or have always wanted to

About Caleb

I'm a music-loving stay-at-home dad who enjoys sharing his hobbies of guitar and trumpet with the world! I have been teaching students of all ages, from elementary-age to older adults, for over 4 years now and I particularly enjoy introducing beginners to the joys of a new instrument. Whether you a

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Average Cost of Trumpet Lessons in Merrick, NY

The average cost of 60-minute trumpet lessons in Merrick is $62. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $100 per hour.
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"Great lesson! I Iearned a lot."
Donovan
Took Trumpet lessons from Andrew G.
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"Rebecca is very talented and patient with my 8-year old son. I'm very satisfied with our lessons."
Rowan
Took Trumpet lessons from Rebecca K.
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"Beckie is fabulous - with children, too!

Our 5 year old son has been taking trumpet lessons with Beckie now for 3 months. He has done amazing progress, is eager to practice every day in order to please her, and looks forward to each lesson. Beckie is incredibly encouraging, kind, yet strict enough to keep child's play away from the lesson, and finds ways to make a small child understand the basics of music theory. She balances the lesson nicely between actual playing and theory, never tiring out the student too much with either one. She's reliable, always on time, and communicates very well with both student and parents about any wishes we may have. She makes our son feel special, and he is very sad having to leave her, as we are moving out of the country this summer. His own words being: "Isn't it sad that I'll have to stop my lessons with Beckie, now that we've just gotten started - I really like the way she teaches."
All this to say... we warmly recommend her, and regret having to stop lessons with her. And that we encourage anybody, adult or child wanting to learn the trumpet (or any other instrument Beckie teaches!) to use her services!"
Irina
Took Trumpet lessons from Beckie E.
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"Before our appointment he kept great email contact to ensure everything will go well. He was patient. He was on time! Very professional edict. Sent a follow up email with breathing exercises, sheet music, and books to buy for the next lesson that was very affordable. We are looking forward to the next session."
Troy
Took Trumpet lessons from Justin B.
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"His is a great and fun instructor. My 12 year old had a blast and is extremely excited to keep learning trumpet. He was also very patient with the seemingly 10,000 questions my son threw at him."
Ryan
Took Trumpet lessons from Troy S.
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"Vince got me back on track for a few months after not playing trumpet for years! Hopefully will work with him again in the future!"
Dan
Took Trumpet lessons from Vince T.
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"I have known, performed with, and taught with Vincent for over thirty years. I am a professional trombonist and the Performing Arts Chair at Saddle River Day School. I ran an Arts-In-Education band that performed big band jazz at schools in the NYC area for over twelve years, and Vincent was a band member. Vincent is one of the world's greatest trumpet players and jazz improvisers, and he is an excellent communicator. I have watched Vincent teach countless times, and he loves working with young people and passing along his craft and experience. He has a very warm personality and a great sense of humor. I perform regularly with Vincent in a variety of world-class ensembles, and just standing next to him on the band-stand is like taking a lesson!"
Erick
Took Trumpet lessons from Vincent C.
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"Jordan does a really good job... I would have preferred live lessons, but given location, we had to do online lessons. My son still finds them very helpful, which I think is impressive.

Sometimes I listen in on their session, and what I hear is an instructor who is patient and finds creative ways to teach."
Gavin
Took Trumpet lessons from Jordan M.
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"Very patient and creative in teaching young beginners."
Cora
Took Trumpet lessons from David R.
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"Can’t speak highly enough about Andrew. His lessons are very engaging, he does a great job diagnosing issues, and he’s an all around fun and talented music teacher."
Gabriel
Took Trumpet lessons from Andrew G.
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