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Chloe W.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Chloe W.

7 Reviews
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I am a double reed player and played bassoon in high school. I have a degree in music education which has taught me about all woodwind, brass and percussion instruments. I can help you achieve all of your performance goals.

About Chloe

I am a hardworking and passionate individual who loves music and loves teaching. I want to share my passion and interest for music with as many students as I can so that they can find new and different ways to express themselves. I love seeing students accomplish more than they thought they were ca

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Tya J.
Chloe.. was excellent! My daughter learned a lot in just 30 minutes. She’s excited about her next lesson.
Lauryn H.
My daughters anxiety was high the first day of highschool for band. The students were seasoned and Lauryn had not practiced in months. Chloe eased Lauryn’s nerves and gave her the confidence she needed in just the 1st lesson! She’s awesome!
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Shannon S.

41 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Shannon S.

41 Reviews
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Private Bassoon Teacher

All levels beginning through college / adult.

Affiliations:
American Association of University Professors
American Federation of Musicians
American Symphony Orchestra League
College Music Society
Houston Flute Club
International Double-Reed Society
International Clarinet Society
National Flute Association
North American Saxophone Alliance

About Shannon

AFFILIATIONS: Music: AAUP, AFM, ASOL/LAO, CMS, HFC, NFA, IDRS, ICS, NASA. Fitness: ISSA, NDETA, ASHI, USAT, LCT, BAM, HRTC. -------------- MUSIC (see fitness below): Shannon has numerous years experience teaching all skill levels on woodwinds, and beginning-intermediate piano & classical str

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Nooria A.
Shannon is a great teacher, very professional and more than accommodating. Wholeheartedly recommended.
Kayla
Very knowledgeable. Easy to talk to and ask questions.
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Gabriela V.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Gabriela V.

2 Reviews
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I am an experienced private bassoon teacher and performer of orchestral, chamber, and solo music. In addition to teaching bassoon, I aim to supplement lessons with instruction of music theory. I am an avid bassoon reed maker and will happily provide high quality reeds to students at an affordable cost.

About Gabriela

I am a bassoonist from California living in New York City, with my Bachelor's degree in Bassoon Performance from New York University. I perform on a freelance basis throughout the New York area and enjoy performing a wide range of music with orchestras, wind ensembles, and chamber ensembles. Having

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Ellie
After years of working with Gabriela, I can wholeheartedly recommend her to anyone looking for bassoon lessons. She truly loves music and has spent many years perfecting her craft, and she does a wonderful job of passing on all that she has learned to her students while still making sure that they feel supported and cared for.
Zach
Gabby is one of the finest bassoonists I know. She is always my first call to any gig and she is a wonderful teacher. Any student would be lucky to get to work with her.

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Kristilyn W.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Doctorate of Musical Arts (DMA) in Bassoon Performance from The Ohio State University
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Kristilyn W.

36 Reviews
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Online Bassoon Teacher

I'm a professional, classically trained bassoonist that plays with orchestras, chamber ensembles, and rock bands. I've been teaching private lessons for over 15 years and I'm available to work with students at any age and skill level including beginners, intermediate students who want to improve their skills (or are picking up the bassoon after time away), as well as advanced students looking for audition and performance coaching. Lessons with me are always positive, supportive, and tailored to each individual's goals and needs.

My method of teaching is motivating and rewarding, and my students always succeed on their scale tests, Region and All State auditions, and college auditions. We can work on major and minor scales, beginner to advanced etudes, solo literature, audition etudes, orchestral excerpts, contemporary music and extended techniques, music theory, and more.

About Kristilyn

I am a classically trained bassoonist with a passion for all types of music. I received my Doctorate of Musical Arts (DMA) in bassoon performance from the Ohio State University, and my Masters of Music in bassoon performance from Arizona State University. In addition to holding faculty positions

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Yakov D.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Awarded Gold Award from Forte International Competition
  • Teaching since 1990
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Yakov D.

20 Reviews
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Online Bassoon Teacher

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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Iasonas & Odysseas A.
Very knowledgable and enthusiastic teacher. He has a way about him that makes the lesson exciting.
Yoella & Malkiya O.
Mr Yakov is very pleasant, patient and professional. He makes learning fun. One of my daughters is very shy and particular. I was concerned for her first violin. But she ended up loving the lesson and the instructor. We did some lessons online and at his studio. During the online lesson, the connection with our internet was horrible. He could hear her playing but she couldn't hear him. Yet, patiently, he got creative and taught the lesson with my daughter through chat. The environment of the studio is comfortable. You can tell he's passionate about what he does. That left me with a great impression of him. We look forward to more lessons with him for as long as we can.
Thanks Mr Yakov!!!
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Katie B.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Katie B.

1 Review
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Online Bassoon Teacher

I have recently come back from receiving my Masters at Peabody Conservatory of Music at Johns Hopkins University, and have a wealth of knowledge to share with fellow bassoonists.

About Katie

Hello guys, my name is Katie and I’m looking to share my love of music. I am classically trained with a Bachelor and Masters in music. I am qualified to teach bassoon, clarinet, saxophone, and piano.

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John G.
Katie is an excellent teacher. Patient, encouraging, supportive yet pushes the student forward in achievement. I am fortunate to have found her.

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Average Cost of Bassoon Lessons in Pittsburgh, PA

The average cost of 60-minute bassoon lessons in Pittsburgh is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $45 and $118 per hour.
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$59 average
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"I was impressed after one lesson - clear, concise explanations, attention to how I learn (visual, memorization, or through physical learning) so that lessons and instructions could be tailored to my learning style. Encouraging, energetic and profesional. I couldn't be more excited to have her as a teacher and suddenly this all seems a lot less anxiety-inducing and far more enjoyable. Totally banished the bad memories of grade-school music classes, which put me off learning an instrument for many decades."
- Jodi
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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"Kristilyn is a great teacher. I have only been playing bassoon for four months and she has taught me several things that have helped me to play better. Even though I have had only one lesson from her I know by her instructions I will improve. I plan on continuing lessons with her and recommend her to anyone needing bassoon lessons."
- Jordan
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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"Our son first time playing bassoon. Base on my son experience, he find Joshua to be very nice, patients, and explains a lot of information. It help him understand about the instrument and the sound when he play. He do have a sense of humor which help my son to have fun and be more comfortable. He also teaches other instruments, too. Highly recommended to everyone!!!!"
- Cameron
Took Bassoon lessons from Joshua B.
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"extremely helpful!!"
- michelle
Took Bassoon lessons from Thomas W.
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"My son has been taking lessons from Kristilyn for about 6 months now and she has been amazing. My 16 year old is always over scheduled and Kristilyn has been more than willing to work around his schedule when the need has arisen. She has also helped him choose appropriate music for several auditions and practice for the auditions. She has stretched his limits on the bassoon with out frustrating him. We highly recommend Kristilyn as an instructor."
- Aiden
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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"If you want to learn Bassoon or become a better bassoonist, here’s why you should take lessons with Lee Quick:
1. She has exceptional credentials and experience as a performing bassoonist and as a bassoon teacher.
2. She has a Master’s Degree in Music Education specializing in teaching the Bassoon.
3. She uses the newest best available book for learning bassoon.
4. Students have access to Lee’s library of bassoon music and reference materials.
5. Lee is a very engaging instructor. She helps you advance quickly and is committed to your success."
- Phyllis Radke
Took Bassoon lessons from Lee Q.
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"Ms Quick really helped shape a mold the bassoonist I am today."
- Katerina
Took Bassoon lessons from Lee Q.
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"Great Lesson Lee know her stuff and this is what Elizabeth needs a Real Bassoon Player.."
- Elizabeth
Took Bassoon lessons from Lee Q.
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"Lee is an excellent Bassoon instructor. My daughter has been working with Lee since the summer and find Lee very knowledgeable, patient, professional and encouraging. She is very supportive and easy to work with. We are continuing further lessons with Lee. We highly recommend Lee to anyone."
- Rita
Took Bassoon lessons from Lee Q.
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"Am a beginner with musical background on other instruments. Have only had one lesson so far, but it was great. Kristilyn communicates concepts simply and clearly and puts you at ease. A true educator, she understand where you are having problems and knows how to help you fix them. She not only explains the 'how,' but also the 'why,' and teaches with comparisons to common every day actions to illustrate concepts as they relate to playing the bassoon. She answered questions before my lesson, which greatly aided me as I was deciding which brand and model bassoon to buy. I feel lucky to have found such a person to take on a bassoon beginner. Can hardly wait to advance to be able to mine the knowledge and experience of this resource in more depth."
- Caryl
Took Bassoon lessons from Kristilyn W.
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