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Karen D.

31 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
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Karen D.

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Oboe:
A family of double reed woodwind musical instruments, they are usually made of wood, but there are also oboes made of synthetic materials. The Oboe is commonly used in concert bands, orchestras, chamber music, film music, in some genres of folk music, and as a solo instrument, and is occasionally heard in jazz, rock music, pop music, and popular music. I will begin by teaching the basics of breath control, apeture, fingering, the reed, notes, rhythms, reading, songs, theory, and soloing.

About Karen

Anyone Can Learn To Sing or Play Any Instrument With My Method! No End To How Good You Can Get! Become Better Than Anyone Out There! Vocal Therapist-Can Cure ALL Vocal Damage! Karen D. -Certified Teacher of the World Famous Dante Pavone Vocal Method -Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Musi

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Carter
This teacher misrepresented her ability to teach the C system chromatic button accordion. I don't believe that she has ever played one. I asked her before purchasing a set of classes if she knew this instrument and was competent to teach it, and she said she was.

She didn't have one, so she could never demonstrate anything I asked about. She didn't know the key layout. She didn't know the conventions for numbering fingers. She didn't know the basic home key scale pattern.

I waited until I'd finished four classes with my new teacher before writing this so I'd have a good basis for comparison. He is immensely better at teaching this than she was. It further convinced me that she never should have represented herself as competent to teach this particular instrument.
Anthony F.
Karen is very patient & caring while teaching.
Gelaney W.
I will definitely be expanding my accordion skills & of music theory . I’ll also be adding some 😎 Jazz Standards to my repertoire ☺️.
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Dawn S.

52 Reviews
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Starting at $22
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Science, Music Education from Tennessee Technological University
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Dawn S.

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I like to work on tone, technique, sight reading and musicality in lessons. I also play duets with students during lessons to work on tone blending as well as intonation.
I can also teach reed making and reed adjustment.

About Dawn

I have a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education and a Master's Degree in Music Performance. I also performed as a musician with a military band for over 20 years, performing on oboe, English horn, saxophone, percussion, piano/synthesizer, and as a vocalist. I have been teaching privately for close to

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Alex S.
My daughter learned additional skills and mastered new pieces while working with Dawn. Her dedication and experience teaching online helped our young oboist to progress quicker, and the school band teacher noticed the improvement too. We're happy we found Dawn on takelessons!
Madeline B.
My daughter enjoyed her lesson with Dawn. Dawn was able to adjust her instruction according to my daughter’s ability. Thank you for a great lesson, Dawn!
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Taylor R.

1 Review
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks German
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BS in Oboe Performance with an Outside Field in German from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
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Taylor R.

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I have been playing oboe for 14 years! I have studied under Linda Strommen during my undergraduate degree at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. I am fortunate to have been able to perform in various ensembles across the world, including winning a resident principal oboe of the Freiburger Studenten-Orchester for the 2014-2015 season. I am able to work on fundamental concepts such as technique and music theory, as well as develop a musical concept and improve the musical creativity. Together, we can improve your overall proficiency on your oboe, as well as prepare for any audition and ensemble you’re interested in! If interested, we can even arrange time to collaborate and just read through some duets together. Let’s begin this journey together!

About Taylor

I am a young professional musician who has been playing oboe for 15 years. My primary teachers were Dr. Elizabeth Robertson and Linda Strommen. During my years as a musician, I’ve gathered experience playing oboe 1/2 and English horn in orchestras, wind ensembles, woodwind quintets, and trios. Whil

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Janelle T.
Both of my sons (9 and 11 years old) are new to oboe and Taylor did a fantastic job introducing them the fundamentals of oboe playing in a month. He was very patient and kind.

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Thomas W.

46 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • BS Music Education from The Pennsylvania State University
  • Awarded Dean's List from The Pennsylvania State University
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Thomas W.

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I can help beginning students on oboe learn the basics.

About Thomas

My lessons are tailored to the needs and interests of each student. If a student is involved in school music ensembles, we will work with their lesson books from school in addition to material outside of the books, including SmartMusic, Noteflight, and teacher-created materials. We will focus on bu

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Anneliese & Sophia C.
He’s very patient and kind especially for 2 active little girls.
Cindy T.
Thomas is honestly an amazing musician and teacher. He was really patient with me. Despite having to deal with major timezone differences (as I live in Myanmar), he took the time to figure it out. Also, he helped me figure out the stuff it took me months to figure out. He also really knows what he's doing. I learned so much in that hour of practice. 10/10 would recommend him.
Brian
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Alice Siyoon P.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Alice Siyoon P.

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Hoping to meet with anyone who loves oboe and music!

I have taught students privately over 10 years and if you become one of my students
I am specialized in reed making so I CAN MAKE REEDS FOR YOU.

I teach wide range of levels of students so do not hesitate to contact me!

About Alice Siyoon

I recently was a Fellow Member of Civic Orchestra of Chicago where I facilitated special projects with the Chicago community, performed with Chicago Symphony Orchestra and at Symphony Center, worked with Public schools and community to mentor young musicians and designed community engagement projec

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Lot D.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks ENGLISH, DUTCH, FRENCH
  • DOCTOR OF MUSICAL ARTS (Modern oboe) from USC Thornton School of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lot D.

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Lot has performed with LA Opera, LA Master Chorale, Musica Angelica... She is a Fulbright scholar, has a Doctoral Degree in Oboe Performance and holds the position of Lecturer in Baroque oboe at USC. Lot lives in Arcadia with her husband and children.

Students and parents praise Lot for her patience, approach, kindness, optimism and expertise. Lot’s lessons emphasize good technique, sound development and the joy of playing. Lot teaches at her home studio, at your home and in the USC area.

About Lot

I am Lecturer in Baroque oboe at the USC Thornton School of Music, as well as General Music Teacher at the Duarte Unified School District. I have been teaching individual oboe lessons for over 15 years. I connect well with young children and beginning students, as well as with intermediate and adva

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Stephanie H.
Lot is a great instructor and is great at picking up on my individual strengths and weaknesses. I thoroughly enjoy being one of her students!
Rebecca
Lot is awesome. Kind, patient, and obviously very knowledgeable. A great instructor-especially for an adult.
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Average Cost of Oboe Lessons in Pittsburgh, PA

The average cost of 60-minute oboe lessons in Pittsburgh is $62. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $101 per hour.
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"Dawn was really good and patient with my daughter as this was her first time ever playing. She learned a lot just in her first lesson."
Kindra
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"My 10-year old son is taking oboe lessons from Jill. I like that she is such a specialist on the oboe but also understands children and how to teach them. This is a great combination. We are very happy with her!"
Linda
Took Oboe lessons from Jill M.
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"It was excellent! Thomas is very good and I learned a lot. I thank you very much! I appreciate it very much! 😊"
Ann Holmes
Took Oboe lessons from Thomas W.
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"Sure enjoy all the help Dawn gives us. Dawn is very patient ."
Leathia R.
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"Bonnie has had a major impact on my daughters’ music studies since we were introduced July 2012. With the guidance of a dedicated music professional and patient teachings, my daughter has not only learned to play the oboe and piano, my daughter has made personal accomplishments beyond our expectation, and has brought out a sense of self-confidence within her.

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for playing an important roll in teaching our daughter a skill that will truly last a lifetime."
Laura
Took Oboe lessons from Bonnie P.
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"I just love all the advice Dawn gives us. Dawn is very patient and encouraging."
Leathia R.
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"Very experienced and knowledgeable."
Michael
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"My daughter enjoyed her lesson with Dawn. Dawn was able to adjust her instruction according to my daughter’s ability. Thank you for a great lesson, Dawn!"
Madeline
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"Thanks so much have a great weekend"
Kathie
Took Oboe lessons from Bonnie P.
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"Dawn is patient and encouraging. She passes along her experience in a clear, easy fashion."
Phillip
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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