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Joseph M.

18 Reviews
Bethpage, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joseph M.

18 Reviews
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Private Clarinet Teacher

25 + 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 succes

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Javon A.
AMAZING KNOWLEDGE, GREAT TECHNIQUE, AND OVER ALL GREAT INSTRUCTOR. WILL HAVE YOU SINGING BETTER IN A MATTER OF WEEKS!!
Tyler G.
Excellent job and I am looking forward to my son having more lessons
Adeline
We went with online piano lessons at the moment due to COVID, but I was nervous about the format as the lessons are for my five-year-old daughter, so I was concerned the additional technology would be an impediment. Dr. Merkel was wonderful. He was friendly and encouraging to my daughter, ensuring she knew she could ask any questions she might have at any point. He absolutely made the technology work for us, and my daughter learned more than I would have thought possible in 30 minutes. She is counting down to her next lesson!
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Jorge R.

2 Reviews
Elmhurst, NY
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Music Education, BA from Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jorge R.

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Students will learn how to properly learn and play the clarinet from the absolute basics to a high, intermediate level and beyond in various styles.
Beginners: The basics of embouchure, technical skills, proper breathing techniques, ability to read music.
Intermediate: Playing intermediate level solo pieces, refining technique, extending range, learning how to play music by ear and performing in various styles, from classical to jazz.

About Jorge

I have over 10 years of experience on the Clarinet and other reed instruments. I have a Bachelor's of Arts Degree in Music Education from the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College and have studied classical clarinet as well as saxophone under various professors at the college. I also

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Kevin
Jorge was a great teacher, he started me off learning clarinet. Very kind, postitve and knew all of his stuff. Would definitely recommend as a teacher.
Holly
Jorge tutored me for a few weeks in music theory and it greatly benefited me. He shows through his examples and explanations that he really understands concepts of music theory and keyboard, as well on his clarinet too. I highly recommend hiring Jorge since he goes over the information at a good pace and nice manor. He will go over whatever you need help on.
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Elia F.

3 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Bachelor of Music - Clarinet Performance from New York University
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Elia F.

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I am a professional clarinetist passionate about sharing the joy of music with others. I specialize in beginner to intermediate students of all ages. I teach students how to practice and why to practice in order to help them fall in love with the clarinet! Typical lessons involve scales, sight reading, and a piece that the student chooses. If you like having fun and learning about different kinds of music send me a message!

About Elia

Elia F. is available for in-home, in-studio, and online lessons worldwide! Elia has been playing clarinet for over 15 years and teaching music since 2015. She enjoys working with students of all ages and experience levels from beginner to intermediate and advanced. Artists and genres that Elia has

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Nath
Elia was my clarinet teacher for a year in Montreal. I have to say, I miss her since she moved back to NYC.
She has vast musical experience and is an excellent teacher.
She's been really helping me shape my music and my musicality with technique work and working on pieces that I really enjoy.
She is very supportive, she doesn't make you feel bad about your mistake and really help you to correct them.

Elia is a wonderful and talented instructor and i can only highly recommend her.
Chialing P.
I have been studying with Elia for the past year. I had trouble with rhythm and she went out of her way to bring exercises to me. She also teaches me on how to have a good tone. She is patient and I highly recommend her!
Neil
This was my first clarinet lesson for ten years, and I couldn't have asked for a better person to accompany me. Elia was friendly, enthusiastic, and quick to figure out what I need and understand what I want to achieve. I look forward to having a lot of fun rediscovering the clarinet in our subsequent lessons.

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Victoria N.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Awarded SEIBA Honor Band 2001 from Southeast Iowa Bandmasters Association
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Victoria N.

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I have been playing the clarinet for 23+ years and have been teaching private lessons since 2017. I specialize in beginner students who are just learning and beginning with the clarinet as well as those students that are returning to the instrument. My students not only get to work through technique, rhythm and tone exercises, but they will get to participate in virtual solo competitions.

Solo performances help with performance technique and I hire a judge to provide additional feedback. The student can choose to invite others to view their performance or they can keep their performance available only to the judge and myself. Regularly performing helps students become more confident in their performance and helps prepare them for honor band auditions, school solo competitions, talent show performances and even college entrance auditions. Solo performances are in May and November.

About Victoria

Hi, there! My name is Victoria and I cannot wait to meet you! I love sharing my passion for music with beginners and helping them navigate beginning to play the clarinet or returning to the clarinet after a break (whether that break is summer break or a life break). Please also take a moment to

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Very good at teaching Clarinet.
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Justin H.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Master of Music in Wind Band Conducting from Central Michigan University
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Justin H.

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The clarinet is an amazing instrument! The nickname for the clarinet is the "clown of the orchestra". I am so excited to teach you more about the clarinet! I am an interactive teacher who can assist you in many ways in regards to learning how to play the clarinet including; correct posture, new breathing techniques, correct fingerings, alternative fingerings, half-hole technique, improved sight-reading skills, greater music theory knowledge, and performance skills. I recommend using the Essential Elements for Band book series. Once we connect and I can find out more about your playing level we can find the perfect book for your. I can't wait to work with you :)

About Justin

As a highly skilled musician and teacher with proven experience in building music programs, teaching all levels of skill, expressing a high level of artistry, and developing professional relationships; I believe you will thoroughly enjoy working with me. I have been a life long musician, starting

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Greg
One of the most talented musicians I have ever met. While trombone is his main instrument, he plays and instructs exceptionally well on a myriad of other instruments. He is calm and patient with learners and has a very rich knowledge base when it comes to musical literature and technique. I highly recommend Justin Hammis for anyone interested in private lessons.
Jessie
He was band director for my kids. He is a terrific person and a fun, talented director.
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Cooper W.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded BEST Scholarship from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2003
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Cooper W.

13 Reviews
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Online Clarinet Teacher

Clarinet instructions in regards to tone production, scales/theory, and song learning.

About Cooper

I have a Bachelor's Degree from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, and I also studied Classical Performance at the Lionel Hampton School of Music. I have ten years professional performing experience road touring in the U.S.A., and international on cruise ships. Most recently with For The

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William
I am new to playing the flute, self-taught for 8 months. Cooper is very personable and I think he spotted my weaknesses quickly. He was very encouraging and gave me a mixture of exercises working on the beginnings of listening and playing with another musician as well as fingering. He is going to get some theory in as well, so that’s hitting all of what is essential for me to move forward.
Cooper B.
Cooper is kind and encoraging and helped my son work through a difficult audition piece. He really related well with my son and made him feel proud of his abilities and skills. I would be glad to recommend Cooper.
Christian D.
Just getting started but I can tell Cooper knows what he’s doing and I’m looking forward to getting to where I want to be with the harmonica

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Average Cost of Clarinet Lessons in New York, NY

The average cost of 60-minute clarinet lessons in New York is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $130 per hour.
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$54 average
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$66 average

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"David Blumberg is the best clarinet teacher I have ever had. I have learned so much in the years I have been with him. He is understanding and really cares about each one of his students. He had made me understand things that I once thought were complicated and has made practicing and playing more enjoyable for me."
Kyle
Took Clarinet lessons from David B.
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"Great first lesson, thx."
Oliver
Took Clarinet lessons from Mikaela Y.
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"I have been studying with Elia for the past year. I had trouble with rhythm and she went out of her way to bring exercises to me. She also teaches me on how to have a good tone. She is patient and I highly recommend her!"
Chialing
Took Clarinet lessons from Elia F.
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"William is great
very patient and a fine person as there is
I am glad he is my teacher"
George
Took Clarinet lessons from Bill T.
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I went to Mr. Masiello for clarinet lessons for years in high school and he has always helped me achieve making regionals every year, making state my last year in high school and consistently holding my first chair in the school band. Although, I did not pursue a career in music, he still had influence on where I am today [DVM in June 2014]. And for that I will always be appreciative. Mr. Masiello is an exceptional teacher and a very amiable individual."
Selina
Took Clarinet lessons from Anthony M.
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"I have really enjoyed the lessons I got from Mary and learned a ton! I hadn't played clarinet for years but enjoyed starting to learn again and she helped make it a lot easier than just relearning on my own. I really recommend her as a teacher for any age student!"
Laura
Took Clarinet lessons from Mary J.
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"I’ve played clarinet for over 30 years, and was a clarinet major in college. I started studying with Mr. Rappaport after I was out of college for several years and had moved to Atlanta, where Mr. Rappaport was playing in the Atlanta Symphony. I found him to be the best teacher I had ever studied with. His ability to help me understand the musical phrase, no matter what style of music I was working on, was amazing. I studied standard clarinet etudes, orchestral literature, and clarinet solo repertoire with Mr. Rappaport. He had the same mild, yet persistent approach with me on everything we worked on – always working to get me to play it to the best of my ability.
One thing I had always feared having to play some day was the opening solo to Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue. A former teacher had been unable to help me with it. So, when a band I was playing with scheduled the piece and told me to get ready to play the solo, I was traumatized and contacted Mr. Rappaport for help. He worked with me and not only got me playing the opening glissando, but helped me to have a better understanding of the other jazzy spots in the piece. So now I can say I’ve performed that piece about 20 times, and the fear is gone! Thanks, Mr. Rappaport!
Regardless of your level of playing, I think you will find Mr. Rappaport to be an outstanding teacher!"
Diane
Took Clarinet lessons from William R.
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"A great first lesson! Victoria does a great job!"
Bryce
Took Clarinet lessons from Victoria N.
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"Dimitry is an excellent clarinetist and professional colleague

I am a professional oboist with a great deal of experience. I have played in an orchestra with Dimitry for 5 years. I find his principal clarinet playing to be very fine. He is also a very good colleague. While my relation to him is not teacher-student, I judge from his warm personality that he makes an excellent teacher."
carolyn
Took Clarinet lessons from Dimitry C.
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"We have had a great experience with Damien for my 13 year old daughter. Our daughter has been playing for just 2 years and Damien has kept his lessons suited to her skill level. We didn't want her to completely lose her edge over the summer and Damien has helped her do that."
Ted
Took Clarinet lessons from Damien G.
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