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Sean H.

27 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Louis Armstrong Jazz Award from Saint Augustine High School
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Sean H.

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It is my philosophy that learning and playing an instrument should be an joyful experience, and it is my goal to spark a love of music in all my students. I strive to help my students achieve their musical goals, whether that's learning their first songs on an instrument, landing a spot in an ensemble, or even getting into music school.

About Sean

Hello! My name is Sean H, and I am very passionate about helping my students accomplish their musical goals. I have been teaching for over six years and also have extensive experience as a performer. I have received several musical awards, including the prestigious Louis Armstrong Jazz Award and hav

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Sean is fantastic. An excellent, patient, and understanding teacher. 10/10 would recommend.
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Gleb V.

36 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Russian, German, Russian, English, Lithuanian, English, German, LIthuanian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1999
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Gleb V.

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Specializing in saxophone, clarinet, flute and piano, I have experience in both public and private after-school programs, as well as in-home lessons settings. My formal music training began at the age of five in Vilnius Lithuania with the famous Vladimir Tchekassin. Since then, I have excelled in my saxophone studies at the Vilnius Conservatory and at the Music Academy in Cologne Germany while pursuing an active performing career. Most recently, in 2005, I followed my passion for teaching music by completing an advanced Instructor program in Instrumental Pedagogy at the Music Academy in Cologne.

About Gleb

My name is Gleb V. I am a professional music instructor and performing musician. I have sixteen years of teaching experience for children and adults of all ages, and have been recording and performing internationally for over thirty years. Specializing in saxophone, clarinet, flute and piano, I h

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Naf
Gleb is an absolute please to learn from! He understands his students and patiently brings them to meet their fullest potential. He has a wonderful personality and fun approach to ensure that his students keep the enjoyment playing their selected instrument.
Oladele Ojo
Great instructor, extremely patient and flexible with location. Even spent extra time showing me new materials, interesting songs to practice, and where to get my sax looked at for cheap.
Barak P.
This was my first time using takelessons and I am impressed. Gleb is very knowledgeable, punctual, dedicated and a pleasure to work with. My 14yr is making improvements every week and it is very noticeable. Looking forward to continue working with him.
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Christopher F.

4 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $35
  • Speaks
  • Awarded International Research and Opportunities Program from Hamel Center for Undergraduate Research
  • Teaching since 2010
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Christopher F.

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I have been coaching woodwind players and freelancing for the last 10 years in Los Angeles, New York, and back home in New Hampshire. Growing up, I heard my sister practicing the clarinet couldn't wait to get started. Once I started in 4th grade, I played in every class meeting and even played a duet with my principal in 5th grade during morning announcements. I play creative music of all genres and will help each student find music that they enjoy playing.

Music lessons are an opportunity to facilitate skill acquisition, self-expression, and strategic planning to meet new goals. Ideally the teacher and student agree to treat each musical idea with a unique attention, where the student learns by way of the teachers experience and insightful guidance, and the teacher also learns through live interaction with the student. I believe this type of learning to be possible for all levels of students and even more natural outside of an academic institution than inside of one.

I have taught

About Christopher

***What to Expect From Your First Lesson*** Hi, my name is Christopher and I want to give you some information about what you can expect from a lesson, including your very first one. We first put the instrument together and talk about how to take care of this wonderful and also expensive musical

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Fakoya
Chris is a wonderful teacher! I had a couple of lessons with him to prepare for my Grad School auditions. and he provided me with the feedback I needed in a supportive style. Even though I was only able to have a couple of lessons they were quite meaningful and I would definitely recommend him. He has great energy and is quite knowledgeable.
Mara
Chris loves teaching woodwinds and it shows! He is amazing at bassoon as well as clarinet, flute, and shakuhachi. He’s great with breath control, musicality, and tailoring lessons to students strengths and individual needs. Highly recommend!!
Roberta
Chris has an infectious love for music and woodwind instruments, and he shares this enthusiasm with his students. As a performer and teacher, he is well-versed in many styles of playing. He is patient, kind and intuitive about the needs of his students. I highly recommend Chris as a teacher!
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Elia F.

8 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $41
  • Speaks English, French
  • Awarded Award for Leadership in the Arts from Radnor High School
  • Teaching since 2015
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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 e

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Samantha Harris
I have had such a great experience taking clarinet lessons from Elia. She is very good at motivating me to practice in a non-degrading way, and she is always so supportive of my progress and struggles. I find that her explanations are very helpful and easy to understand, which I think is important for any teacher. I feel like I've improved a lot in the short time that I have been working with her, and I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for a great teacher!
Patrick
Elle has been very helpful. I am an older student just beginning on the clarinet. Elle took the time to ask what by goal is and my music background. She is very patient and has given me a number of great suggestions to get started. She is always pleasant and positive and I look forward to our sessions.
Abby
I got a perfect score on NYSSMA thanks to the wonderful lessons from Elia! Elia was extremely organized and helped me stay on top of all of the audition requirements. She also gave me tips and exercises for my performance anxiety.
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Thomas G.

5 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Thomas G.

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10 years of experience playing and teaching woodwinds professionally; Doctorate of Music.
No matter your experience level or goals, I make lessons engaging and positive. Learn fundamentals, improvisation, and play the music you've always wanted to!

About Thomas

Hi there! I've been teaching and playing saxophone, flute, and clarinet professionally for over a decade. I'm a member of a well-known saxophone quartet and frequently tour the United States and Europe giving concerts and teaching. I live in New York City and have worked on Broadway, in film scores,

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Rebecca
My son has been studying with Mr Thomas for 5 years! He is a very talented musician/teacher and I’ve seen such progress in my sons playing over the years. He has helped him write his own pieces and prepped him for his orchestra performances. “Mr. Thomas is really fun to play music with and you learn a lot. He even helped me with transcribing a video game soundtrack that I loved into my recital piece”! We highly recommend Mr. Thomas!
Eunice
My son took clarinet lessons in-person and then transitioned to online when COVID happened. He tried piano and violin before but clarinet is the first instrument that Micah was super excited about. He learned and improved so much with the one on one instruction with Thomas. He says clarinet is his passion now and looks forward to every lesson. I recommend Thomas to teach your child. He is patient, kind and can find ways to motivate kids to play at their best.
Elizabeth Fryer
As a group Clarinet and Flute teacher with Youth Orchestra of St. Luke's, Thomas Giles created an engaging and inspiring music learning curriculum for his students. At each recital all of his students were able to introduce themselves, the piece they have learned, and a bit of history or commentary to go along. Throughout online learning Dr. Giles continued a supportive and creative environment, even through zoom, where each of his students composed and performed their own piece. If you are looking for your student to come away from lessons with a high level of ability and confidence on their instrument look no further than Dr. Giles, they will have the added bonus of learning important skills such as public speaking and presenting. They may even take away some composition and arranging skills!
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Joseph M.

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

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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 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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"Matt is great, he is teaching 3 of my kids! Clarinet, alto sax, and flute. Very patient with my daughters as they work through their new instruments. They have progressed so much faster than the rest of their classmates, and discouragement has turned into excitement. They look forward to their weekly lessons."
Andrea
Took Clarinet lessons from Matt L.
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"Great teacher. Patient. Kind. Informative. Helpful in every way"
Bob
Took Clarinet lessons from Matt L.
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"very understanding and good connection."
Ramon
Took Clarinet lessons from Damien G.
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"Seth and I had a great first lesson. I haven't played in a long time and he gave me helpful pointers on how to improve my embouchure. He gave me positive feedback on my rhythm and constructive feedback on my tone. We worked through some songs together. Next time I will probably ask him to play some more for me so I can hear what I need to improve for a particular song. I highly recommend him."
Alyssa
Took Clarinet lessons from Seth D.
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"Bill is a wonderful saxophone and clarinet teacher for my two sons. He's currently working with my older son to prepare for a clarinet audition. The process of preparing for the audition showed me some important qualities about Bill: 1) he goes above and beyond for his students (e.g. he recorded my son's solo piece in various tempos to help with practice); 2) he's flexible in making time for his students based on their needs; and 3) he's supportive and likable. My younger son, who took 4 saxophone lessons from Bill, mentioned Bill as one of the reasons for picking the instrument for band next year. I highly recommend Bill."
Janelle
Took Clarinet lessons from Bill T.
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"Very kind and patient instructor!"
Cambria
Took Clarinet lessons from Chelsea C.
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"Josh is a great teacher, and I highly recommend him as an instructor for both adults and youth. I took clarinet lessons many years ago as an elementary school student. I have long had an interest in returning to the instrument, so I recently signed up for a series of lessons with Josh. Although it had been several decades since I first played the clarinet, Josh helped me get comfortable with the instrument again and provided terrific instruction on all aspects of the clarinet and clarinet performance."
Kim
Took Clarinet lessons from Josh G.
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"Very nice instructor. Professional and knowledgeable of subject material. My daughter can be easily intimidated and my daughter said she felt very comfortable with Amy."
Payton
Took Clarinet lessons from Amy W.
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"I've been taking lessons with Michael for over a year now, and it is definitely a highlight of my week! Michael was curious as to why I wanted to play the clarinet and has subsequently brought me books with Klezmer, Classical Duets, Jazz and Tango music. I had taken classical lessons for many years, but I can honestly say that I progressed so much more with Michael. He is fun to work with, and always finds the places where I have progressed. He is very skilled at finding new challenges to explore and does so in a most supportive way. Can't recommend him highly enough!"
Yvonne
Took Clarinet lessons from Michael R.
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"Damien is a fantastic teacher! Our daughter will be a high school sophomore when school starts this month. She has been taking clarinet lessons from him for the last two years. Damien gives lessons at her school, but is also flexible enough to come to our home when school is out, or if we need to squeeze in a weekend lesson. He is a talented musician, and as a teacher, Damien is encouraging, thorough, and challenging, in a low-key manner. He wants his students to play with confidence. He is a person of integrity, and respectful to his students--she looks forward to her lessons. Damien has made excellent solo selections for her. With his teaching and guidance, our daughter did very well at the All Region competitions in her 8th and 9th grade years. Lastly, Damien is a good communicator, which is greatly appreciated."
Lynn
Took Clarinet lessons from Damien G.
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