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Franz H.

6 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $90
  • Speaks German, English
  • Master of Music Degree / Jazz from Manhattan School of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Franz H.

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//clinician, professional trumpet player & maker// Over the past 26 years I developed my own technique and teaching methodology how to play brass instruments the most efficient way.

The lip is the sound source which creates a standing airwave within the instrument and the trumpet functions as a filter and amplifier.

I also developed a special tongue technique which requires less movement when phrasing notes ( single, double and triple tongue) and therefore is faster, requires less effort, is very versatile, usable in any style of music and is much more accurate in hitting the notes.

If you understand these two aspects and are able to implement them you perform better with practicing less.

I cover all aspects of trumpet playing ( technique, breathing, posture, embochoure, equipment, phrasing, sight reading, improvisation, high range, endurance, sound quality, repertoire etc.).

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About Franz

> professional trumpet player & maker > developed over the past 26 years my own playing and practicing technique > my teaching methodology how to play brass instruments the most efficient way works for every level and age group > the lip is the sound source that creates a standing airwav

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Paul
Franz is a deeply knowledgeable instructor who truly cares about sharing his expertise. Plus his easy-going demeanor makes him a great mentor, can't recommend him enough!
John
With Mr. Hackl, you get not only world-class training and experience, but also access to the best equipment and technological skill!
Morty
Franz is a master musician.
As a teacher he is able to take the student from their level of playing and introduce them to new concepts on the instrument, thus raising their musicianship to much higher levels.

I highly recommend studying with Franz.
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David K.

33 Reviews
Clifton, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches students 7 to 81
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David K.

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As I said in my profile, I play all styles and so I teach all styles. This is an important point as many teachers only teach classical and if you want to learn a song by Sam Smith, the Beatles or perhaps something from "Frozen", they'll say 'buy the sheet music'. I teach music theory (after the fundamentals of music are learned) and if the student desires, he or she can learn how to improvise. This does not mean jazz necessarily, but learning to elaborate on a dull sheet music arrangement.

About David

Greetings, future students. I've been teaching piano for 30 years. I'm a professional pianist working mostly in Manhattan's major hotels. I play all styles of music and so I can teach all styles. Classical (I was accepted to the Juilliard Preparatory School at age 12), pop, jazz, blues, Broadwa

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Alfred Castelluccio
I live in a private community in Clifton. N.J. David has performed for us on occasion at our clubhouse. I would consider him a master at the piano . He played a variety of music for us and it was received and enjoyed by all. He has a wonderful personality and patience as well which combined would make a wonderful teacher.
Roxanna H.
Our girls really enjoy their lessons with Mr. David. He is very patient and encouraging. They always come back very happy and excited to go for more lessons. You will not regret. He is really one of the best. My oldest one who has been with two other teachers before and can play well, says she is finally understanding some concepts that she had trouble with in the past. She is finally getting it with Mr. David. Our youngest one is progressing so fast....today was only their third lesson. So happy to have found him...and yes, we went by the reviews..all were so true about him. Thank you, Mr. David.
Mike M.
Real nice guy and talented. He takes the time to see what I know and what I want to learn. Great suggestions and I feel like I can grow as a musician with him

Matthew O.

14 Reviews
Astoria, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Matthew O.

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Styles include: Rock, Blues, Jazz, Finger style.

About Matthew

Born and raised in New York City, Matthew "Matt" is an accomplished and respected musician. Matt has been playing guitar for over 30 years and piano for over 15 years and is currently involved in several projects including three bands which have performed in some of NYC's hottest venues including

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John S.
Great lesson
Lee
Matthew is patient with a solid understanding of music as well as guitar. His focus on learning the fundamentals was greatly appreciated.
Jody L.
Matthew is an outstanding, knowledgable instructor. Highly recommended!

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Mason J.

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Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, English
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mason J.

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I have helped students pass and excel in music listening and theory exams, including ABRSM, GCSE, and IB testing. Whatever you would like to know, or if you simply want to progress, I will help you progress in your music studies!

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Hello, thank you for viewing my profile. I am excited to assist you on your musical journey! I am a professional music educator and performer, and for the last three years I have been teaching a diverse group of international students in Shanghai, China. Here, I teach band, orchestra, and cho

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Grant H.

123 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Awarded Waka Winter Classic Winner 2015 from Wakarusa Music Festival/Pipeline Productions
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Grant H.

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I like to make learning an instrument fun and easy to fit into your schedule!

If you're an adult finally getting around to learning your dream instrument or a child following your passion of playing music I tailor your lessons specifically to you. We look at what you want to play, pick specific songs that you want to learn, and learn the techniques you need to play these songs. It sounds simple, but it's so effective and much more fun to learn this way!

About Grant

Hi! I'm Grant! And it would be my pleasure to be your music instructor. I teach all of the fretted string instruments: Guitar | Banjo | Mandolin | Bass | Ukulele I structure my lesson plans specifically around what you want to learn and how you want to learn it. We will go as slow or f

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My 11 year old son has been taking guitar lessons from Grant for at least 6 months. We liked Grant's teaching style so much that we enrolled our 9 year old son for lessons as well. Grant keeps the lessons fun and interesting by choosing songs that they already enjoy to learn, while teaching fundamentals at the same time. He is patient when they may be having an "off" day, and he is extremely encouraging and positive in every single interaction. My boys think he's fun, and they've learned a lot from him.
Jhullian D.
Awesome. Highly recommended.

Leah L.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music Business from Anderson University
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Leah L.

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Feel confident in your ability to perform in front of an audience!

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Hi! My name is Leah and I provide Beginner to Intermediate lessons in voice and piano. I am a professional singer/songwriter/recording artist with 10 years of training in voice and 12 years of training in piano. I have a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Business from Anderson University (Anderson,

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Ken
Sadly, I had to stop taking lessons because I got very busy, but I really enjoyed taking voice lessons from Leah for almost 2 years. She was very dedicated to helping me achieve the best sound possible and was excellent at explaining how to get a better sound. I would highly recommend her to anyone wanting to improve their singing!
Vincent C.
Leah has been great! She has helped so much with helping with finding greater vocal power & control.
Sam H.
Leah was so helpful. She is supportive but she is also honest and helps you improve. Excited for the upcoming lessons.

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"I get what I am looking for in Molly R. Friendly, fun and very interested in your success. Give her your best and she will make you better!"
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