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Alan P.

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Starting at $25
  • Psychology and Music from Oglethorpe University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2021
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Alan P.

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Hi! My name is Alan. I've been playing the tuba for 8 years. I have lots of experience with the basics of playing the instrument, as well as performing in a variety of styles, including orchestral and jazz.

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Hi! My name is Alan. I'm a tuba and euphonium player. I've been playing the tuba for eight years, and the euphonium for one. I have lots of experience playing low brass in a variety of styles. Just to give a picture of what kinds of music I have experience with, I currently play in a symphony orche

Laurie P.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks German, Lithuanian, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • B.M. from University of Michigan
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Laurie P.

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Teaching the tuba is a particular passion of mine. I have enjoyed helping students with sound production, technique and developing their musicality. I believe in building a firm foundation with a good tone quality and proper technique. I enjoy helping students reach their potential!

About Laurie

I am a professional trombonist and pianist and have three degrees from the University of Michigan, including a D.M.A. in Trombone Performance. I have taught piano since I was 16 and have accompanied singers and instrumentalists in concerts. For many years, I was a trombonist in the Sarasota Orchest

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Rob
Laurie was an excellent teacher for my middle-school tuba player. She was very patient and encouraging. She was very knowledgeable on the details of playing the instrument.
Maggie
I loved my first lesson with Laurie! She taught me more in one hour than I could have imagined - and in a sweet and caring way!
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Brian H.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, English
  • Awarded John Phillip Sousa Award from The Instrumentalist
  • Master of Music, Performance from University of Memphis
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Brian H.

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You will be challenged to be among the very best! I know what it takes to overcome obstacles and be a successful musician! You will learn the fundamental and advanced skills of technique and musical interpretation on tuba from an instructor who has studied with world-class orchestral musicians and performed with some of the most well-known names in the world of tuba.

About Brian

I am a former band director with 12 years classroom experience. I have taught and performed professionally in the Jackson, TN and Memphis, TN regions for 7 years and have been active as a director, performer, and private instructor in central Florida since 2014. I graduated from the University o

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Huei-Mei
Brian is very passionate about music, and teaches with details. Lessons are organized and informational. Highly recommend!
Cliff
We hired Brian to work with our barely 3 year old to play the drums we got him for his birthday. He loves it! We don’t have any grand aspirations for him, but he likes to bang around and we wanted to give him some direction to see if he latched on to it. Our main objective is that he has fun. Brian is GREAT with him and he looks forward to it every week. 10/10!
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Matthew S.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Sweepstakes Award from Arkansas School Band and Orchestra Association
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Matthew S.

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I am a current band director focused on your student's mastery and success on the tuba. We will work on tone, range, and develop technique through a tailored lesson that will fit you or your student. I am also happy to supplement your child's band instruction and work on area/region honor band auditions with your child.

About Matthew

Hi, I am Matt. I am a band director in the Fort Smith, AR area. I am in my 7th year teaching band and love every minute of it. I have recently decided to return to teaching private lessons, and would love to help you with your auditions, festival music, AP music theory exams, or just learn some ski

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Annette K.
Matthew has been the BEST trumpet tutor. We are so grateful for every lesson, advice, guidance, and understanding. Highly recommend him!
Hilda U.
Annette K.
Matthew is so great and patient to help improve skills!
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Daniel W.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, English
  • Bachelor of Music (Performance) from Central Michigan University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Daniel W.

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I have been playing the tuba for over 20 years! During this time, I competed in the Leonard Falcone Tuba and Euphonium Festival solo competition and the International Tuba and Euphonium Conference solo and quartet competitions several times. I also won a brass scholarship competition--the Paul I. Willwerth Brass Scholarship Competition--during my undergraduate studies, and have taken the time to solidify what is of the utmost importance to me as a musician, which is--not surprisingly--to make music!

Now I get to play tuba every day, both for fun and to earn a living. With lots of hard work, if this is something you want to do it is certainly possible!

About Daniel

Whether you are just looking to learn a new skill or make a living as a professional, I am passionate about helping my students to find their path in life as music makers. To me, this means bringing the music off the page, and finding/playing what has not been written in ink. Music is about more th

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awesome!
John K.
Thank you for my first lesson. It was great!
Oscar A.
Off to a good start!
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Karen D.

32 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches Beginner
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Karen D.

32 Reviews
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Tuba:
The largest and lowest-pitched musical instrument in the brass family. Like all brass instruments, sound is produced by moving air past the lips, causing them to vibrate or "buzz" into a large cupped mouthpiece. I begin teaching from the beginning with the very basics of breathing, embouchure, fingerings, reading, notes, rhythms, songs, scales, theory and improvisation.

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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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Average Cost of Tuba Lessons in Pittsburgh, PA

The average cost of 60-minute tuba lessons in Pittsburgh is $80. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $60 and $130 per hour.
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$59 average
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"very patient and encouraging. My son (12yo) practices everyday! I wish I had started the lesson earlier. can't be happier than this."
JiHae
Took Tuba lessons from Pasquale G.
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"My daughter loves it and has definitely seen improvement."
Diya
Took Tuba lessons from Pasquale G.
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"Great instruction-but had an issue with scheduling, so lesson was delayed."
ChrisTopher
Took Tuba lessons from Pasquale G.
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"He help me really understand the notes of an instrument and he was great, I really recommend him"
Sebastian
Took Tuba lessons from Tom S.
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"Mark has helped me become a better tubist. He’s very knowledgeable and approachable. Highly recommend!"
Rudy
Took Tuba lessons from Mark T.
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"Brian is the reason I began to take tuba seriously and I am 100% certain that I wouldn’t be half the musician I am today if it weren’t for him. I took tuba lessons from in high school and he was great at challenging and pushing to get better and better every single lesson we had. I strongly recommend anyone who has the chance to study with him to please take it."
Hunter
Took Tuba lessons from Brian H.
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"Lesson was just what I needed to get started"
Bill
Took Tuba lessons from David R.
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"Jerry is knowledgeable and enthusiastic. I’m looking forward to our series."
Halsey
Took Tuba lessons from Jerry M.
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"My brother took lessons from Mr. Talley before me, and when I got into Band I started too.  Thanks to Mr. Talley I  made 1st chair in the Region Band twice on Tuba.  When I switched to Euphonium in high school, he was right there helping me with the change from Tuba.  I made the Region Band again on a new instrument only a few weeks after I switched, and he was the reason why.  He always seemed to know exactly what I needed to do to get better.  Even now, years later, I can still call him any time and ask him about music and he always helps me."
Derrek
Took Tuba lessons from Mark T.
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"Excellent teacher. My son has been taking tuba lessons with Jeremy for more than 3 years. Jeremy is very accountable, considerate, and great with student. My son enjoyed his lessons."
Jing
Took Tuba lessons from Jeremy S.
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