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Jack F.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jack F.

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I am an active performer and teacher of bassoon, and am still an active learner on my instrument. Lessons with me are fun, engaging, and informative on this unique and often difficult instrument. I strive for my students to love the bassoon and enjoy working on their craft, whether a beginning band student or an aspiring professional. I earned my Bachelors of Music in Bassoon Performance from Sacramento State University and am earned my Masters of Music in Bassoon Performance at University of North Carolina, Greensboro. I also can help with reed making and adjusting, I make all of my own reeds and have for years.

About Jack

Jack Fanning has been teaching the bassoon since 2015. He is currently available to teach lessons online, or at the student’s home (and is ready and willing to travel within the NC Triad area). Jack aims to make each lesson fun, enjoyable, educational, and informative. He has helped middle school a

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Shiloh S.
My son has been taking lessons with Jack for close to 2 months and absolutely loves his lessons. He really enjoys learning from Jack. Jack's a great communicator and keeps me informed of my sons progress (which I can hear as well). Thanks Jack!
Jaden R.
Today was my son's first Bassoon lesson with Jack, and he was thrilled with it! He hasn't stopped talking about how great a teacher he was. We have had a few others that just didn't hit the mark, but Jack surpassed it! I can not believe how much my son learned in one 45 min session! We are thrilled and can not wait to continue with him!
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Justin H.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Master of Music in Wind Band Conducting from Central Michigan University
  • Teaches Beginner
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Justin H.

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The bassoon is an amazing instrument! The nickname for the bassoon is the "clown of the orchestra". I am so excited to teach you more about the bassoon! I am an interactive teacher who can assist you in many ways in regards to learning how to play the bassoon including; correct posture, new breathing techniques, correct fingerings, alternative fingerings, half-hole technique, improved sight-reading skills, greater music theory knowledge, and performance skills. I recommend using the Essential Elements for Band book series. Once we connect and I can find out more about your playing level we can find the perfect book for your. I can't wait to work with you :)

About Justin

As a highly skilled musician and teacher with proven experience in building music programs, teaching all levels of skill, expressing a high level of artistry, and developing professional relationships; I believe you will thoroughly enjoy working with me. I have been a life long musician, starting

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Greg
One of the most talented musicians I have ever met. While trombone is his main instrument, he plays and instructs exceptionally well on a myriad of other instruments. He is calm and patient with learners and has a very rich knowledge base when it comes to musical literature and technique. I highly recommend Justin Hammis for anyone interested in private lessons.
Jessie
He was band director for my kids. He is a terrific person and a fun, talented director.

Yakov D.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Yakov D.

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Beginners: posture, breathing techniques, embouchure, sound production, articulation, phrasing, note reading
Intermediate: interpretation of different styles, dynamics, ensemble performance, building solid technique and stamina
Advanced: studying of orchestra excerpts, solo pieces, study of various concert and chamber music compositions

About Yakov

• I have over 20 years experience as a music teacher, conductor, theater/orchestra director and a performer in Russia, Norway and the United States. • I possess excellent interpersonal skills and over the years developed the ability to communicate efficiently and connect with every student I te

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Araf H.
He is just excellent.
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Iasonas & Odysseas A.
Very knowledgable and enthusiastic teacher. He has a way about him that makes the lesson exciting.

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Emily L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Bassoon Performance Scholarship from USC Thornton School of Music
  • Teaching since 2013
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Emily L.

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Improve your tone, technique, and musicianship! My lessons are engaging and crafted to fit the needs of each student. My diverse experiences as a musician and teacher, coupled with my interdisciplinary approach to music performance make me a great guide for young musicians on their own unique musical journey.

About Emily

Hello! My name is Emily (she/her/hers). I am a classically trained musician offering online bassoon lessons for beginner to advanced students as well as saxophone lessons for beginning to intermediate students. I have eight years of teaching experience in both group and individual settings. I

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Joseph H.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • Awarded Indiana University Performer's Certificate from Indiana University Bloomington
  • B.M. Bassoon Performance from University of Oregon
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Joseph H.

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I'm engaged with the process of teaching bassoon students from the beginner level up to the advanced level. I make sure to make them aware of the importance of proper cleaning and care for their bassoons. I'm a patient teacher and know that everyone learns differently and at different speeds. I like to play duets with the students to make the lessons fun. I'm knowledgeable about bassoon solo pieces and orchestral repertoire and am able to help to help students prepare for solo contests. I emphasize the development of technique through slow scales and gradually expand the range. I'm able to add a little humor in the lessons to make the lessons fun. I view myself as a student in the process of teaching, too. I'm also engaged with teaching students proper embouchure, breath support and talk to them about reeds and am able to teach them reed making and adjustment as they become more advanced. In addition to bassoon I have experience playing Bb Clarinet and am able to offer ...

About Joseph

My name is Joseph and I'm a professional bassoonist in Oregon living in Milwaukie right next to Portland. I have a B.M. in Bassoon Performance from the University of Oregon studying with Dr. Steve Vacchi and a M.M. in Bassoon Performance from Indiana University Bloomington studying with William Lu

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Joell
My daughter learned more from Joseph than her other bassoon teachers. He was reasonable and ensured that she was learning bassoon technique, not just songs. I truly appreciated his dedication to her learning and passion for the bassoon.
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Eva Galina K.

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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English and German
  • Master of Music Performance - Bassoon from Rice University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Eva Galina K.

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Experienced Bassoon teacher of 7 years, I've worked extensively with beginner, intermediate, and advanced students of all ages. Whether you're a beginning band student, enthusiastic amateur, or have hopes of pursuing bassoon professionally, I can offer fun, challenging, and productive private instruction. I can supply reeds and/or teach reedmaking. Let's get started!

About Eva Galina

As a professional bassoonist, I've enjoyed a versatile career both performing and teaching! I received my bachelors degree from the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, PA, and my masters degree from Rice University in Houston, TX. I've enjoyed working and playing with some of the leading sym

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michelle
Galina has been working with our 8th grade son on bassoon for a year and he loves it! She is a kind, generous, and knowledgeable teacher. She has patiently prepared him for auditions, improving his technique and musicality, but she also makes lessons fun by playing duets with him. She is also teaching him to make reeds. And she is very easy to work with in scheduling, and has seamlessly moved to remote lessons in the current situation. We are lucky to have found her as a teacher.

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Average Cost of Bassoon Lessons in Pittsburgh, PA

The average cost of 60-minute bassoon lessons in Pittsburgh is $63. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $45 and $95 per hour.
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$38 average
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$50 average
60 min
$63 average

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"Very patient and accommodating to our schedule. My son learned some great foundations with Tina."
Patricia bardowell
Took Bassoon lessons from Tina D.
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"Lee Quick has been an exceptional online bassoon instructor for our 15 year old from middle school into high school. We have had experience with face to face lessons with two other highly regarded private instructors and, in comparison, the online lessons with Lee have been consistently enjoyable and a highlight of the week for our daughter. Lee provided very helpful hints and tips for perfecting performances with the school orchestra the regional youth orchestra. Lee also helped our daughter sustain her interest and skill on the instrument by providing music and suggestions for exercises and continued development when she was not formally involved in any performance programs. Highly recommended."
John
Took Bassoon lessons from Lee Q.
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"Kristilyn is great at teaching, listening and explaining. She knows everything there is to know about playing the bassoon, and I feel as though I have learned so much from her. I was unsure that online lessons would work, but they are awesome!"
Caleb
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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"Kristilyn is clear in her instructions, supportive and constructive in her feedback, and attentive to my progress and how I can improve. She has helped to make progress on the bassoon feasible and enjoyable for me."
Lisa Gutting
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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"Kristilyn is an excellent, knowledgeable, kind, helpful, and extremely professional instructor....looking forward to more lessons with her!!"
Sofia
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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"Kristilyn is very positive and encouraging, while guiding her pupil to be better. I was nervous about doing music lessons on line, but finding a local bassoon instructor was proving very difficult. I'm glad we found Take Lessons and Kristilyn."
Owen
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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"Galina has been working with our 8th grade son on bassoon for a year and he loves it! She is a kind, generous, and knowledgeable teacher. She has patiently prepared him for auditions, improving his technique and musicality, but she also makes lessons fun by playing duets with him. She is also teaching him to make reeds. And she is very easy to work with in scheduling, and has seamlessly moved to remote lessons in the current situation. We are lucky to have found her as a teacher."
michelle
Took Bassoon lessons from Eva Galina K.
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"Kristilyn is a fantastic teacher and musician. I have know her for many years and everytime we get to work together it is always top quality and great time. I highly recommend Kristilyn for all your bassoon and music theory needs."
Nikolaus
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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"My daughter had her first lesson and she enjoyed her experience. It was both engaging and Lee was extremely helpful! She provided us with much information , looking forward to next lesson !"
Serena
Took Bassoon lessons from Lee Q.
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"super helpful!! thank you so much :)"
Tracy
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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