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Michael R.

35 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2012
  • BS Biology minor jazz studies from Portland State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Michael R.

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Tired of being frustrated by the pace of self-teaching or is your child bored with the progress in school band class? Are you an adult who never played an instrument but are really interested in learning a wind instrument? Not able to express yourself creatively or don't really understand why your favorite songs or styles of music work? Do you want a more hands-on way of teaching with personalized plans just for you?

Learn how to play the Clarinet with Michael!

Michael teaches a variety of instruments and subjects in the woodwind family:

- Saxophone
- Clarinet
- Flute
- Improvisation
- Music Theory
- Jazz Studies

Michael creates versatile and fun lesson plans that incorporate learning your favorite music while teaching theory, improvisation, note reading, songwriting, or any other interests! He has an easy-to-follow, fun, but yet structured and thorough plan designed for results to help the student reach their goals, rather than imposing an one-size-fits-all plan just

About Michael

Michael is a freelance musician based in the Portland metropolitan area. His diverse skill set allows him to perform in a variety of musical groups. Michael is hired regularly to perform for: jazz and cover bands, weddings, corporate events, musicals, and studio sessions. He also leads and writes m

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HA V.
Mike is an excellent teacher. Friendly, easy and great personality. Teaching in a fun way and easy to understand. My son loves Mike.
Ruben
Very fun and easy going. He is very knowledgeable and encouraging. I had a great time working with him!
Brandt P.
I returned to saxophone after not playing for years, and at the recommendation of a local player took lessons with Mike. Mike's a great player, but more importantly, he's a great teacher. He's made a study of teaching wind instruments and can really help identify technical issues. Working with Mike on improvising and jazz phrasing and articulation has been really fun and productive for me, and has improved my musicianship in other areas (I'm mostly and upright bassist). I haven't had a sax lesson for a little while, but I recently got a clarinet and I'm back with Mike. The lessons are, as always, rewarding and enjoyable. Highly recommended.
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Aage N.

6 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Dutch, English, French, Danish
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Aage N.

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I have been teaching clarinet for nearly thirty years (beginning to college level), and particularly enjoy teaching out of the Klosé method in a way that is interactive and enjoyable. While learning solid technique, we will include resonator fingerings for the best possible tone, and think beyond the wonderful clarinet literature waiting for you, as we unlock your personality in the chameleon quality of the clarinet. I encourage students to also play by ear and learn cultural traditional music from all over the world.

About Aage

Oregon native Aage (pronounced like Owen without N) has been teaching woodwinds to students of all ages for thirty years. He has performed throughout the US and Denmark, as well as Iceland (International Viola Congress) and Holland (World Bass Clarinet Conference). He taught for many years at The C

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Brandt P.
A great first lesson. Aage was able to identify my level and chart a course for lessons quickly, drawing on lots of resources and knowledge. I’m just starting clarinet with plenty of saxophone experience, and I think Aage is the right person to guide me.
Robert *.
Kind, patient and obviously knowledgeable.
Gregory R.
Very personable, yet business like. An extremely encouraging teacher which would be important for younger students.
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Eric C.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Awarded Scsboa All Southern California, Jazz All-stars from SCSBOA
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Eric C.

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In lessons, I will teach students how to develop an embouchure and make sound, have proper technique, discuss equipment care, how to read music and develop note recognition, and ultimately, play music. All of this, while helping students to develop their

The goal is to get my students playing with proper technique, so that this will carry on throughout their career and playing of the instrument. After getting some sounds out of the instrument and having decent technique, students will be assigned 1-2 songs to work on each lesson. It is the learning of music on one's own, that I believe, truly challenges the student to continue to apply information given in lessons.

About Eric

Hi! I'm Eric, a Saxophonist, Woodwind-Player, Composer, Singer, and Teacher that was born and raised in Southern California. I've been playing the saxophone for over fifteen years now, writing music for as long as I can remember, and singing since I was in elementary school. I play for a variet

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Faisal
My son was very happy with the lesson and his self-esteem jumped upwards 100% Thank you, Eric!
Jeff P.
Eric shows concern for helping you work on where you want to go in my music journey
Zac M.
Eric is an excellent teacher. He is very knowledgeable and very thorough when he is teaching his students. He is very talented and player numerous instruments. I would recommend him to anyone for lessons.
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Emmalie T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Alsop Entrepreneurship Award from Alsop Family Foundation
  • M.A. - Arts Management & Entrepreneurship from The New School College of Performing Arts
  • Teaching since 2014
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Emmalie T.

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Music is a valuable tool for self expression and personal development. It empowers students to think creatively and optimistically, and it also provides a platform to learn widely-applicable skills. I aim to help my students feel understood, heard, and confident through the power of their craft. By making these skills feel accessible, familiar, and fun, I am confident that students will excel!

Students will learn about efficient practice, creative problem solving, and storytelling through their art, as well as craft components like tone, rhythm, articulation, intonation, and scales/technique. We can also discuss how to read music and understand music notation.

I am able to teach clarinet as well as bass clarinet.

As a graduate student at the Mannes School of Music, I understand and still face the challenges of practicing and progressing on the clarinet. HOWEVER, I also know how rewarding it feels to overcome each obstacle! I aim to make this process joyful.

Lastly, and ...

About Emmalie

“In over 60 years of playing the clarinet, Emmalie has been my best teacher. While always keeping focus on where the musical line wants to travel, Emmalie at the same time keeps track of the fundamentals : breathing, embouchure, finger placement, tongue location, etc. Emmalie is wonderfully communi

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Bill T.

37 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Bachelors of Music, Jazz Studies from Purchase College Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Bill T.

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The clarinet is often referred to as the most challenging woodwind instrument. So, in lessons, we'll be sure to cover all the basics of tone production, breath support, musicality, and technique to ensure a solid foundation to build upon. I tend to teach these concepts through the use of various exercises and etude/method and duet books which are important for musical development and also fun!

About Bill

Bill is multi-instrumentalist, jazz musician, composer, arranger and educator. He developed a strong connection to music early in life through some family tradition, encouraging parents and many inspiring and influential teachers. He has gone on to perform alongside a number of noteworthy artists a

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Micah
I started with Bill almost two years ago and I was at about zero on the piano. He's helped me reach the point where I can play some standards and even improvise a little over them, and I look forward to improving even more. We began in person but the transition to remote lessons has been seamless.

Bill is patient, attentive, and a whole lot of fun to work with. He has a positive attitude and a great sense of humor, and he backs it up with strong motivational skills to keep you practicing and putting in the work to reach your goals.

Oh, and of course, he's got some incredible chops! He's a talented multi-instrumentalist and a beast on the saxophone. His love of music and knowledge of jazz is sure to rub off on you.
Marco M.
Started my saxophone journey with Bill with a zero experience in music, except for few songs on the guitar. Then the pandemic (corona) hit and we were forced to move to online sessions. I must say, the virtual teaching has not stopped Bill from delivering EXCEPTIONAL and THOROUGH sessions. I have seen significant improvements in my playing skills since we started, exceeding any of my expectations. Especially if you are concerned about online saxophone sessions, I have personally encountered no issues whatsoever and I actually look forward to our weekly zoom calls. Overall, Bill's expertise is matched by his kindness and patience and I am sure you will agree with me.
Athan M.
I very highly recommend Bill! A few months ago I could struggle through a few scales but with Bill's teaching I'm now playing funk songs live in front of 50 people with a friend's band. Bill's lessons are not only useful, but also fun and energetic. I've had a number of saxophone teachers in the past and Bill is by far the best.
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Nat S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Bachelor of Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Awarded #1 Jazz CD from Jazz Week Radio Chart
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Nat S.

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Nat S. is passionate about music and loves sharing that passion with his students!

Students develop superior instrumental technique by playing and studying real music.
Music should be learned visually and aurally (notated music and playing by ear).
Understanding the harmony and compositional techniques used in music leads to a deeper, more authentic musical experience for students.
Students will learn how to maintain a disciplined practice schedule and hold themselves and others to very high standards.
Students will have lots of fun while learning to play well! Music is a challenging subject, but it is also extremely fulfilling. Enjoying the process of learning is essential to real success in any domain - not just music.

About Nat

I have been involved professionally in music for over 35 years as a music teacher, performing artist, recording artist, record producer, record label owner, arranger and composer. I have written many music books and hundreds of arrangements for musicians of all levels. I have experience in virtuall

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Average Cost of Clarinet Lessons in Aurora, OR

The average cost of 60-minute clarinet lessons in Aurora is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $109 per hour.
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"Bill helped me get back on track with the clarinet when I returned to playing as an adult, years after I'd played as a kid. He met where I was and helped me get to where I wanted to go--playing jazz. Besides being a good and patient teacher, he had a lot of innovative ideas for music selection, accompaniment options, and practice techniques. I recommend him to students of any age."
Pam
Took Clarinet lessons from Bill T.
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"Ana is quite understanding which I feel is very important for someone who is totally a beginner in clarinet. She is teaching me from scratch and is working with me to overcome my disability-related challenges in learning the instrument."
Mahesh
Took Clarinet lessons from Anastasiya N.
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"Wonderful first lesson, Alex adjusted quickly to my level and corrected things I forgot after being away from my clarinet for 20+ years. Will be continuing and reminded me how fun it was to play music rather than just listening."
Bruce
Took Clarinet lessons from Alexander D.
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"I enjoyed working with Jenna. She came to my place to give lessons. She was punctual and patient.
I didn't have many lessons, but I like her."
Teresa
Took Clarinet lessons from Jenna T.
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"I have really enjoyed the lessons I got from Mary and learned a ton! I hadn't played clarinet for years but enjoyed starting to learn again and she helped make it a lot easier than just relearning on my own. I really recommend her as a teacher for any age student!"
Laura
Took Clarinet lessons from Mary J.
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"My son is beginning his 4th year with Damien. He is very patient, encouraging and professional. He has learned so much, I appreciate Damien's love of music and commitment to each student."
Keri
Took Clarinet lessons from Damien G.
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"Jon was a great teacher for our teenager, helping him improve his reading while still leaving room open for self-expression and improvising with music that he likes. He is himself a really great musician, and a teacher that knows how to meet students where their interests are and help them learn."
Craig
Took Clarinet lessons from Jon S.
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"Allie is a very patient and kind teacher. As an adult student, I appreciate her practical advice and her easygoing style. I learned a lot of useful things that I will use in the future."
Geri
Took Clarinet lessons from Ally Z.
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"He was great!!! Very happy we found him. We have worked with several teachers, and he is definitely very competent! He was able to get my shy son to respond to his technique etc..."
Jonathan
Took Clarinet lessons from J. Erick Á.
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"Knowledgeable, patient and experienced"
Ben
Took Clarinet lessons from Eulis K.
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