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Jeffery M.

5 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $125
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jeffery M.

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I'm a very flexible teacher. Whatever you feel that you need to work on, we will work on. I've been blessed to beginning my musical journey in my hometown of New Orleans, Louisiana. From there, I've attended The Juilliard School and earned 3 GRAMMY nominations from my work with various artists. If you're interested, I wouldn't mind teaching you some of the things I've learned at Juilliard and as a professional musician.

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About Jeffery

Hi there! I am a 3x GRAMMY-nominated, 25-year-old trombonist and singer from New Orleans, LA. I earned both my bachelor's and master's degrees from The Juilliard School, in 2018 and 2020 respectively. You can catch me working a LOT in the NY area as both a sideman and a leader of my own band. I

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Nadia
My son enjoyed his lessons with Jeffrey and he learned a lot.
Boyce G.
Jeffery is able to provide an excellent perspective on what it takes to perform in an organic and musical way in front of large crowds, as he has a ton of experience doing so. I highly recommend taking lessons from Jeffery, it is a wonderful experience.
Beau
Great guy very smart very helpful excited to learn more!
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Karl L.

6 Reviews
West New York, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded Student Music Award Winner from Downbeat Magazine
  • Teaching since 2006
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Karl L.

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Professional trombonist in New York City with 10 years of teaching experience to students of all ages! Master's from New York University, Bachelor's from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Member of ska-punk band Streetlight Manifesto and frequently heard in Broadway pits.

Teaching style emphasizes fundamentals as a jumping-off point to whatever styles interest the student. Comfortable teaching orchestral excerpts, solo repertoire, and jazz improvisation.

About Karl

Karl is a professional musician in New York City. He plays with ska-punk band Streetlight Manifesto and in several Broadway show orchestras. Karl hails from Omaha, Nebraska where he started teaching privately in high school. He received his B.A. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he becam

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Sabrina
Great instructor! Karl provides quality material and excellent feedback that has helped improve my trombone playing. He curates the lessons to my interests while still pushing my playing skills to its limits. I definitely recommend lessons with Karl!
Hunter Haupricht
He is kind flexible, and has graet tips and instruction to help you improve and learn.
Merideth
Fantastic! He picked up on my skill level right away and tailored the lesson specifically for me. Would definitely recommend!
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Joseph M.

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

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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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Ella, Olivia L.
Both my daughters enjoyed their first piano lessons. They can’t wait for next week!
Charles G.
This was my 10 year old son’s first lesson with Joe. For me, I really loved his energy. He is patient and worked well with my son , keeping in my of his age. For my son he said Joe is fun. He enjoyed his lesson.
Javon A.
AMAZING KNOWLEDGE, GREAT TECHNIQUE, AND OVER ALL GREAT INSTRUCTOR. WILL HAVE YOU SINGING BETTER IN A MATTER OF WEEKS!!
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Billy D.

41 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Awarded The Musicianship Award for Excellence in Music Theory and Composition from Frank Sinatra School of the Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Billy D.

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If you are looking to take your tombone playing to the next level, you came to the right place. I have a degree from the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music and have studied with some of the best trombonists in the world. I have a lot of playing and teaching experience, having performed at venues such as Carnegie Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, and many other venues around the city. I can teach you any style you are interested in and will make sure you have fun doing it.

About Billy

I am a professional musician based in New York City with a degree from the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music. I have many years of teaching and performing experience, touring all across Europe and played at many venues such as Carnegie Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Jazz Standard, and Sm

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Ashley
he helps you and gets harder and harder and it challanges me to get beter.
steve Jackson
Have to say first day great fun. Billy is very great individual and so far he is making the training worth the time
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Justin H.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Master of Music in Wind Band Conducting from Central Michigan University
  • Teaching since 2003
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Justin H.

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The trombone is an amazing instrument! The trombone is unique because it has a loud and powerful sound. I am so excited to teach you more about the trombone. I am an interactive teacher who can assist you in many ways in regards to learning how to play the trombone including; correct posture, new breathing techniques, correct slide positions, alternative slide positions, 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 w

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Ramon L.
He is almost perfect however needs to be assertive and more frank.
Ramon L.
The bassoon is intimidating but not the teacher.
Ramon L.
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Michael M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students Male: 12 and up; Female: 14 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1968
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Michael M.

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I've had the opportunity and privilege to teach the instrument I love, the trombone, for over 30 years. I've performed with orchestras, community bands, jazz orchestra's, brass and silver bands and trombone quartets in the USA, Bermuda, and Ireland. I've taught junior high, high school and adults. I would like to impart my love of music and the trombone to the next generation of students and performers.

About Michael

I've had the opportunity and the privilege to teach the instrument I love, the trombone, for several years. I relate well to junior high, high school and adult students. I've studied at the Philadelphia Musical Academy and performed around the world with orchestras, jazz bands, community bands and

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Average Cost of Trombone Lessons in New York, NY

The average cost of 60-minute trombone lessons in New York is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $200 per hour.
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"Alexis did a superior job of introducing a trumpet/baritone player to the trombone in our first lesson. Highly recommended. I'm looking forward to many more lessons."
Rob
Took Trombone lessons from Alexis S.
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"Great 1st lesson! Ben is looking forward to working with Jordan going forward."
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Took Trombone lessons from Jordan M.
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Took Trombone lessons from David R.
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"David is extremely helpful and knowledgable"
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Took Trombone lessons from David R.
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"Grant is an amazing musician. From the 2 years I’ve worked with him, he’s been very professional, great to work with and always plays with a beautiful tone. He is very passionate and knowledgable in both playing the trombone and the music he plays."
Maggie
Took Trombone lessons from Grant R.
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"Great experience for my first lesson. I enjoyed his feedback and his exercises to make me a better trombone player."
John
Took Trombone lessons from Alejandro E.
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"Alejandro is a marvelous teacher, patient yet challenging, encouraging the student through the class and with helpful homework notes between classes. I've been studying with him for two months now. Both of us have been impressed with my progress on the instrument."
Michael
Took Trombone lessons from Alejandro E.
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"Great first lesson. Really tailored it to the student and her leaning goals."
Victoria
Took Trombone lessons from Doug L.
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"Jeremy took the time to get to know my son's skill level and knowledge level. He related what he was teaching to other activities important to my child. My son learned more in his first lesson with Jeremy than in a year of private face to face lessons at school. Most importantly, when the lesson was finished, my son wanted to keep playing and playing because he was so excited about what he learned."
Carson
Took Trombone lessons from Jeremy S.
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"My first lesson was great! Alexis started me off on the right foot and has me believing I will once again play the trombone."
Jeff
Took Trombone lessons from Alexis S.
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(Real Life) Music Lessons in NYC: The Importance of Networking

Written by: TakeLessons Teacher, Tao G.

Most of the musicians making a living in New York City used the same crucial method to begin and build their career: networking. Don’t let that mislead you; they all worked hard at their craft and are very likely extremely talented. However, talent doesn't always promise success. Author Stephen King once said, “Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.” If you’re taking music lessons in New York City, you probably already knew that, but read on to see how hard work relates to networking in the greatest city on earth:

1.) Hi, my name is.. Tao and I play trombone! And I’m here to explain that you have to get out and meet other musicians. You can find local m

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usic literally everywhere from Battery Park to Marble Hill, with all kinds of genres from Jazz to Irish Folk. Even in my neighborhood in Queens, there is local music happening every other night minutes from my apartment. Use the Internet to scope out scheduled events happening around the city. Introduce yourself. Shake hands. Trust me, musicians love getting feedback from other musicians, especially honest feedback. And leave it at that. All you’re doing when you meet people is making other musicians aware of you. If you have a gig coming up, invite them! It’s always a two-way street.

2.) Follow up with people. And be gently persistent. If a musician decides to share their contact info with you, send them a message right away. Re-introduce yourself so they remember how they met you, what you play, and what you talked about. Explain that you’re taking music lessons in NYC and how their performing has inspired you. If you have mutual connections, go ahead and swap stories - but keep your conversation primarily about the person you’re talking to.

  1. What to do when you don’t hear back. Don’t sweat it. New Yorkers lead hectic and incredibly busy lives. Some cats are riding a dozen trains all day and making appointments all over the city. They probably didn't catch your text/email/phone call while on the train, and then got a handful of messages all at once and your message got buried in the clutter. Seriously, if they gave you their contact info willingly, they aren't trying to dodge you. Just wait a few days and send them another polite message reminding them of your correspondence.

4.) Don’t be a Mean Girl. If you've ever seen that movie, you know what I’m talking about. Don’t be the person that puts on a smiling mask for the public, and then insults everyone behind their back. It’s not only rude, but it also has a way of getting back to the person you’re insulting. Be it from jealousy or someone just rubs you the wrong way, you should rather want to be the person everyone gets a good vibe from. Again, nothing fake - just be pleasant and appreciative of the opportunity to meet other musicians. Many times I've seen music supervisors hire a less-talented individual because they were nicer and had a better attitude than a more talented individual.

So, network and be patient. As for myself, my networking began seven years before it led to consistent work in NYC. Granted, I worked continually on the road for several years before actually settling in the city, but the point is to stick with it! Stay committed to your music lessons, and remember that all good things come to those who work hard and cultivate their presence in the music scene. Network, my friends, so that one day wide-eyed youngsters seeking work will be wanting to shake your hand.

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