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Tom G.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Masters in Jazz Performance from NYU
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Tom G.

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With an emphasis on jazz and improvisation, my goal is to provide insight along your musical path. Here some of the topics we may explore:

Trumpet technique - We'll build custom exercises, some focusing on your strengths, others challenging the edge of your abilities. Rather than looking at practice as "warming up", we'll shift our mindset to "trumpet calisthenics" (inspired by Laurie Frink).

Jazz - We'll define jazz chords and learn how to play the notes in (and around!) them. We'll find melodies to flow from one chord to the next. We'll also discuss forms and listen to rich recordings of the jazz masters.

Free Playing - This is when we can let go of the analytic mind and simply make sound. We can direct our attention to non harmonic concepts like emotions, shapes, textures, and images. Sometimes I'll put a drone on during this segment or we'll play call and response ideas.

About Tom

With a passion for jazz and improvisation, I have gladly devoted the past 25 years of my life to understanding this wonderful instrument. As a teacher, my goal is to provide insight along your musical path. Lessons look different for each student- here some or all of the topics we explore:

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Anna
Tom is an amazing teacher, so gentle, patient and kind with our shy 12 year old. Tom was great in engaging him and we feel very good about their relationship already after the first lesson. He seems to know right away how to tailor the lesson based on where our son is at. He has already made improvements in his first class. We look forward to future lessons with Tom.
Damon
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Very patient with every one of my mistakes. I am excited to keep learning the bugle after my first lesson.

Daniel K.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Lincoln Academy Student Laureate Award from Lincoln Acadamy
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Daniel K.

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Focus on correct technique and myriad method approaches along with professional level achievement for recording and performance.

About Daniel

Daniel, a former faculty member of Columbia College in Chicago, is a studio and live performance singer and musician based in Chicago. His teaching and performing experience spans three decades, and includes expertise in the studies of voice, guitar, piano, bass, drums, and trumpet, along with musi

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Michael
Really great stuff !!
Ashleigh S.
It was only a first lesson but I can already tell I'm going to be taking more lessons with Daniel. He's very knowledgeable, patient, and dedicated. He detailed a specific plan for me to work on that isn't too rigid or boring, I'm looking forward to relearning the flute with him.
Mark
Great 1st lesson! Looking forward to continuing and learning more
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Tetsuya L.

2 Reviews
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  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Music in Trumpet Performance from Rice University Shepherd School of Music
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Tetsuya L.

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I am a very passionate musician and love to help people overcome musical obstacles with patient, intelligent and efficient learning. I value quality over quantity!

About Tetsuya

Hello! I'm currently Principal Trumpet of the Houston Grand Opera and Houston Ballet Orchestras and I'm originally from Brisbane, Australia. I recently just finished my Master's Degree at Rice University's Shepherd School of Music where I studied with world renowned trumpet teachers, Barbara Bu

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Ruby
Testu was an excellent teacher. He was patient, kind, encouraging and very knowledgeable. He helped me to prepare for auditions, develop a practice routine and find more enjoyment in playing!
Mika
I have known Tetsuya for many years now having gone to high school with him. It was incredibly inspiring to watch him not only perform, but also teach my brother trumpet as well. He was an incredibly patient and kind teacher and helped my brother improve not only on his technical skills and passion for music, but also his confidence in his abilities to play the instrument. He is a kind-hearted, compassionate and patient person and this translates into his music and his teaching.
Tomo
Tetsuya is not only a talented musician, as many people already know, but he is also an incredibly kind and patient teacher. He taught my son not only about technique and musicianship but also the love and fun that can be had through music. He knew the level that my son was at and guided him through his learning and this allowed my son to continuously improve. My son was incredibly luckily to have Tetsuya as his first teacher.

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Matt H.

Teaches Online
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  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Matt H.

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I like to meet students where they are in their musical journey and help them reach their goals. I let the student set their own pace for mastering new skills and work in the learning style that helps them obtain the most benefit from the lessons. I think leaning music should be fun and encouragement is key

About Matt

Matt studied music education at Shepherd College and West Liberty State College. He has performed in jazz clubs and concert venues in the United States and Italy. Past performances include playing for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame groups such as The Impressions, Little Anthony, and The Tymes. Addition

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Brad B.

48 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Brad B.

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I have been teaching band for over ten years in public and private schools, specializing in trumpet, saxophone and trombone, but able to teach beginning and intermediate clarinet, baritone/euphonium, and percussion as well.

I love what I do! Music is a gift and something we can all enjoy as long as we live! Whether you are a band student in middle or high school looking to improve your skills outside of the classroom or someone who has never played an instrument before (No matter your age) but always wanted (It's never too late!), all are welcome. Let's work together to help you reach your musical goals!

About Brad

Greeting! I specialize in teaching trumpet, trombone, saxophone and clarinet. I have taught music at practically every level from Pre-Kindergarten through college (three years on staff with the band program at Cornerstone University), and have run multiple successful mid/high school band programs o

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daniel
Awesome
Caroline
Very helpful my son has come such a long way! :D
Highly recommend him.
Noah
Great! My son, who is in the very beginning stages of learning to play the trumpet, has been in band for 2 months and couldn't play anything. Came out of his first lesson excited to be able to play hot cross buns!

Matt L.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks American
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Bachelor in Music from West Chester University
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Matt L.

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I believe that it is very important to have a good musical foundation in addition to playing the trumpet. We will go over aspects of music theory such as scales and key signatures. We will go over the fundamentals of playing trumpet and use exercises from various different method books. We will also go in depth into any styles that you are interested in. I will ask you to listen to recordings of great trumpet players so you can model their sound. Lessons will be rewarding and fun!

About Matt

I attended West Chester University from 2011-2015 and graduated with my bachleor's in music education. I performed in the marching band, symphonic band, wind ensemble, jazz ensembles, various trumpet ensembles, and a brass quintet. One of my trumpet ensembles made it to the semifinals in the Nation

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Shreya S.
He explains everything to you. If you need help or if you don't get it he makes sure you know it before you move on.
Pedro L.
Matt is a fantastic instructor. Polite, knowledgeable and very encouraging. He was very patient with me and that fact that I am challenged breathing as a result of an accident. I hope I am able to continue. No reservation in recommending.

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"Dustin was prompt and worked well with my middle school aged-son. Had him engaged and motivated to practice!"
Henry
Took Trumpet lessons from Dustin L.
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"My daughter is actually excited about practicing!"
Sophie
Took Trumpet lessons from Jay E.
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"Matthew has been the BEST trumpet tutor. We are so grateful for every lesson, advice, guidance, and understanding. Highly recommend him!"
Annette
Took Trumpet lessons from Matthew S.
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"Andrew is one of the most helpful and genuine instructor I have ever experienced, in my 12 years of playing the trumpet. He not only has helped me develop better, but he helped me understand rhythms and articulations. Additionally, he provides various techniques and exercises that stretch beyond just the instrument itself. Overall, the effort that he puts into his work shows how special of a teacher this man is."
Peter
Took Trumpet lessons from Andrew G.
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"I do have to say this has been a great experience and to mention this is our first time trying private lessons ever! My son (11) started taking online lessons with Vinnie and it has been a great experience for my son. This week will be a month of online lessons with Vinnie and I am pleased we chose him. We have never done in-person lesson but at my son's level I feel the online lesson has been very convenient, especially during these abnormal times. Vinnie is a very thorough instructor and has provided the materials for every lesson each week and goes over every detail during the lesson. He takes the time to explain the 'why' behind correct form and technique. My son has expressed that he sees progression in his trumpet execution. During these weird times, I believe this was the best choice we could have made for my son. Vinnie has an incredible background and resume especially with his experience teaching music to younger students. I would highly recommend Vinnie as your trumpet instructor no matter your experience level. Thank you Vinnie for what you do."
Oscar
Took Trumpet lessons from Vincent C.
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"As an adult learner who plays multiple instruments, I’ve had every type of teacher you can imagine. It’s always a struggle to find a teacher able to work with the unique requirements of being an adult with adult obligations and time constraints.

Tom, as it turns out, is that rare teacher able to not just handle these unique requirements, but is also fantastic at finding and focusing on knowledge gaps, whether it be playing, theory, tone, or anything else I throw at him.

Prior to taking lessons with Tom, I had barely held a trumpet, and I’m progressing at a rate far faster than I had imagined I would.

So don’t bother looking elsewhere, Tom is who you need!"
Travis
Took Trumpet lessons from Tom G.
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"I just want to start out by saying Andrew is flexible with scheduling. It’s very helpful. But my son enjoys the lessons with Andrew. He said Andrew taught how to breathe better and can’t wait until the next lesson."
Ryan
Took Trumpet lessons from Andrew G.
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"Mr. Denton was a fantastic teacher! We worked on articulations and phrasing in the first movement of the Halsey Stevens Sonata and he was able to bring a lot more out of me musically than I thought I was capable of. He made excellent use of the 30 minute online lesson and I came away feeling more confidant as I approach my recital."
Bryan P
Took Trumpet lessons from Bill D.
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"His is a great and fun instructor. My 12 year old had a blast and is extremely excited to keep learning trumpet. He was also very patient with the seemingly 10,000 questions my son threw at him."
Ryan
Took Trumpet lessons from Troy S.
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"Katie is not only patient and kind but my son is really improving with her and enjoying himself too. She is great!"
Sammy
Took Trumpet lessons from Katie M.
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