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Franz H.

6 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $90
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaching since 1991
  • Master of Music Degree / Jazz from Manhattan School of Music
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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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> 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.

Jonny G.

2 Reviews
Wayne, NJ
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Jazz Studies and Music Education from William Paterson University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jonny G.

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As a trumpeter, my skills vary from technique, jazz improvisation, lead trumpet playing, to classical playing. I was a member of the Next Generation Jazz Orchestra in 2018, a jazz band consisting of musicians selected from across the United States. With this band I traveled to Japan and performed in the Monterey Jazz Festival in California. I have also toured Europe on several other occasions playing festivals such as the Montreux Jazz Festival and the Umbria Jazz Festival with the Philadelphia Jazz Orchestra. Here in the States I have played at venues such as Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola, Birdland, Chris’s Jazz Café in Philly, The Kennedy Center, and more.

About Jonny

I am a current student at William Paterson University studying jazz trumpet and music education. I have been fortunate to study with nationally and internationally acclaimed trumpeters Jeremy Pelt, Joe Mosello, and Nathan Eklund. Additionally, I have studied under the great guitarist Joseph Federic

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Mike
My daughter started with Jonny when she was in the fifth grade. Jonny makes the experience of learning trumpet very enjoyable and my daughter finds him very patient and kind. There's never any pressure to master technique in a certain time frame. Jonny is a very accomplished musician and blends his knowledge from his different teachers to give his students a holistic and fun experience!
Lori
Jonny Gittings is not only a remarkable and exceptionally talented musician, he is equally skilled in his instruction. My son and daughter have taken trumpet lessons from Jonny for years and he is professional, knowledgeable, and always has a plan and a solution. No matter what may be troubling my kids with their music, their form or their instrument, Jonny always makes them feel at ease and helps them overcome any obstacle. We feel so fortunate to have learned from the best!
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Emil V.

11 Reviews
Bronx, NY
Starting at $65
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Emil V.

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I have been teaching piano for over 40 years, full-time for the past 15. Besides the actual repertoire, technique and theory are always included in my lessons because they are essential. Sight reading and ear training are also included in some lessons.

I stress accuracy in playing and attention to details! I also teach my students HOW to practice. Slow, accurate practice is the answer. Practicing takes patience!

Please note: Home lessons must be at a location that I can get to easily with public transportation. I do not have a car.

About Emil

I started to study the piano at the age of seven with Hrant Minassian in my hometown of Island Park, New York. During high school I continued my studies with Jack Chaikin , a graduate of the Juilliard School. I attended Hofstra University where I received a B.A. in Music in 1979. At Hofstra, my pia

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Travis
A wonderfully skilled teacher with decades of experience, Emil will certainly help take your playing to the next level.
Celia
Emil is very easy to work with and is a fun and inspired teacher. My daughter loves taking lessons from him.
LIYANG S.
Great teacher! Patient and nice to the kid beginner.

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Wang L.

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Starting at $42
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Master of Music from Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Wang L.

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Experienced teacher with more than 6 years. Fine with all ages, all levels. All the lessons will be customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only you will be able to play your favorate song in no time, but you will learn a lot about note reading, ear training, music theory and more. Let's get the show on the road!

About Wang

As an active violinist, Wang has a very long and high-quality musical history. He got his Bachelor of Music Degree in 2017 in China, Wuhan Conservatory of Music (WCM). During the college time, he achieved many performances among the China. He also began his teaching since he began the study in WCM.

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David R.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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David R.

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I am a professional orchestral trombonist and I have been an active brass teacher for almost twenty years. I have played in orchestras across the USA and Europe, including the Cincinnati Symphony, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Orchestra and many more.

I aim to give my students a solid understanding of the technical skills required to play a brass instrument, and to share with them the musical knowledge I have gained from studying with some of the best brass teachers in the world.

About David

I'm an experienced brass teacher with almost twenty years teaching and performing experience. I perform frequently with orchestras such as the Cincinnati Symphony, Columbus Symphony, the Charleston Symphony and I am a member of both the Carmel Symphony Orchestra and Des Moines Metro Opera. I'm

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Zachary P.
So far it was a great lesson!
Ander
David helps me work out problems that I have with trombone. He's nice and patient.
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Shirley N.

5 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 12 to 45
  • MFA, Acting from University of Southern California
  • Teaching since 2017
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Shirley N.

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We will work together to create an awesome audition through character work and digging into the script to find a thoughtful and emotional connection to the work.

About Shirley

In 2008, I graduated from Georgetown University with a BA in Psychology and went on to receive my Masters in Fine Arts from the University of Southern California in 2012. As a graduate student at USC’s School of Dramatic Arts, I participated in the 3-year repertory acting program. While in graduat

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Lauren P.
She is amazing at acting she pushes you if you need to be pushed. I’m glad to say she was my first acting teacher!๐Ÿ˜
Lauren P.
Classes have been really good she is pushing me so I can get stronger.
Nadia P.
I had such a good time and learned a lot! Looking forward to my other lessons.

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