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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 Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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.).

I'm ...

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> 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
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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
  • A.A.S. In Music/Music Electronics Technology from QueensBorough College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music Education from University of Colorado Boulder
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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
  • Creative Writing from Louisiana State University
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Nicholas H.
Very kind, to anybody whether they are advanced or beginner.
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Awesome class

Leah L.

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

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

About Leah

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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"Jason is an awesome and patient teacher. Can't recommend him enough!"
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"Mike is a super musician himself, but he has met me at my true-beginning level. Mike has a way of making you feel very comfortable while imparting proper techniques and advice. He is very patient with my beginning fumbles, while challenging me to make some progress each week. I really recommend him as a teacher. In three weeks, I have three songs I am working on and four finger rolls, with advice on how to learn to be more smooth when chording. This pace was adjusted for myself, as he will adjust to your own current level. You get some funny stories too (always helps)."
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"To say Hannah is a great voice teacher would be an understatement. She is. But she has also helped me with a lot more than that. I started lessons with her about 4 months ago and I have made great improvements since then. I have been singing for about 13 years and taken from several other teachers as well. Those who know me consider me a great singer, but she has still found ways to help me improve.

In more recent years, I haven't been in voice lessons, and during that time I have developed some bad habits (some of which was brought on through some vocal trauma). Hannah has and is continuing to help me overcome those bad habits, leading to not only healthier singing, but better sounding singing as well.

I've always had an interest in doing more with my music such as writing, recording, and performing. She has helped me in these areas as well by teaching me not only how to get started writing music, but also on how to improvise music and be an all around better musician.

I would recommend Hannah to just about anyone. It doesn't matter if you're brand new, or been singing a long time. She's fun, honest, easy to get along with, and most importantly her methods work."
Israel
Took Singing lessons from Hannah G.
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Vicki
Took Guitar lessons from Damien S.
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"Paul has been an incredible teacher. He is helping me learn the guitar and I’m a lot further ahead then I thought Id be. He is also helping me with my song writing and composing. I highly recommend him."
Nadia
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Paul S.
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"A delight to work with."
Tatiana
Took Singing lessons from Stephanie H.
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"Tanisha is one of the best instructors I've ever had. She's patient, thorough and has a great sense of humor. I've seen improvement in my vocals in just the few months that I've worked with her and realize how important it is to have a good coach. A good coach will teach you proper technique so that you don't sing in a way that puts an unhealthy strain on your voice while at the same time stretching your vocals. She does that and so much more. The icing on the cake is that she also teaches guitar and piano which are instruments I want to learn as well. She's a one-stop shop for nearly everything."
Laura Enem
Took Singing lessons from Tanisha H.
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