Beckie Euson

Beckie E.

North Hollywood, CA

About Beckie E.

Beckie teaches: Ages 5 and up
Teaching since: July 2006
Last sign in: 2 days ago


My name is Beckie and I have played music for all of my life. I play and teach many different instruments such as the Trumpet, French horn, Saxophone, Mandolin, Guitar, Clarinet, Voice, and Piano.

I graduated from Chapman University in 2010 with 2 degrees in music, Music Education and Music Performance on French horn. I am currently attending UCLA for my masters in Music Performance on French horn.

When I first began teaching, I taught at an elementary school for 3 years as a brass coach for a Montessori Academy. This is where I fell in love with teaching. I have been teaching privately for 12 years now and love the one-on-one attention that I can give the students.

I have worked for many great organizations like the Los Angeles Philharmonic and California Philharmonic.

I currently am a freelance musician. I perform regularly with two different orchestras and am in a Brass Ensemble called the Vine Street Brass and a horn ensemble called the Thursday Horn Club. I have performed in such wonderful venues as the Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Sydney Opera house, in which I was able to premier a piece!

I look forward to working with you or your child in helping to start or continue a musical instrument!
*** Lesson Details ***
When I teach lessons, I like to go at the pace of the student. I am very patient but I expect the student to practice during the week. I will always work with a student as long as it takes to have them understand what is difficult for them musically. I use a lot of different books like Teaching little fingers to Play and Standard of Excellence.

For Adults, I like the Big Beginners Piano book which has easy classical pieces to play!

I teach from the rudimentary skills and build on the fundamentals of music. After 3 or 6 months, my students feel accomplished with what they have learned and excited for the next 3 to 6 months!

I usually play my instruments with the students, but being a freelance musician, I may need to save my chops for an upcoming gig. Not always, but happens from time to time :)

*** Studio Equipment ***
practice space in home w/ seating for parents and music stand. I also have a cat and a dog, so if you are allergic, please let me know! The cat and dog are always put away during the lesson time.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I have one music stand. I expect the student to provide the music books and their own instruments.

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in classical genres of playing.

Photos and Videos

This is Astro! He's our 3-year-old Husky pup that we rescued. He loved hugs and walks and long runs at the Dog park.


Private Teacher

Apr 2004 - Present

I have been privately teaching for 11 years now. I love to teach students how to master their instrument. I especially love to teach beginning students as it is so much fun to help them grow musically.


Masters in French horn

Sep 2015 - Present

Bachelors Degree in Music Education and Music Performance on French horn

Aug 2006 - May 2010
Chapman University

Languages Spoken


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Music Performance on French horn

May 2010
Chapman University

Degree in Music Performance on French horn

Music Education with an emphasis on Instrumental

May 2010
Chapman University

Degree in Music Education


Music Education Award

May 2009
Chapman University

John Phillip Sousa Award

May 2006
University City High School
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10 Reviews on Beckie E.

Jenny Jan 18, 2016
French Horn · In home
Beckie is so sweet and helpful - exactly what I needed!!!
Avery T. Sep 17, 2015
Piano · In home
Verified Student
First lesson was very good. She was very professional and good with our child.
Belle F. Jul 31, 2015
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Beckie did a great job with my Granddaughter on the Piano! Maddy loved her piano lessons with Beckie. My grandson also took Trumpet lessons with Beckie. Although she did not have an actual trumpet to bring to the lessons Beckie did a terrific job showing Jacob the music he wanted to learn and some trumpet playing concepts.
YADIRA P. Jul 28, 2015
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
My 11 year old has been taking lessons with Beckie for about a month and I couldn't be happier. The first time we met Beckie we immediately discovered she is a very friendly and welcoming instructor. I noticed that my son was immediately at ease with her and all apprehension about meeting a new teacher left him. Driving home after that first lesson he commented on how much he liked Beckie. Beckie does a great job of explaining the theory part of the lessons and I'm excited to see my son's ability grow. My only regret is not having met her sooner.
Emma A. Jul 17, 2015
French Horn · Online
Verified Student
She is very nice and sweet. She has been very helpful increasing my ability to play the french horn. I love her tips and advice and makes my lessons fun.
Jacob F. Jul 8, 2015
Trumpet · In home
Verified Student
Jacob felt very positive about his lesson today. Beckie assured him that they could work on everything he's wanting to do.
Maddy F. Jul 8, 2015
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Very good lesson. Maddy is really happy with what she learned.
Isabella Jul 2, 2015
French Horn · Online
Verified Student
Very friendly first private lesson for granddaughter they seemed to communicate well with each other. Izzy was very excited and asked for longer lesson the next day.
SheriAnn S. Feb 24, 2015
Mandolin · Online
Verified Student
Beckie is wonderful. My 11-year-old daughter has been meeting her online for about 6 lessons now. Beckie is very patient and engaging. My daughter has asked to add on longer lessons. That is a good sign!
Irina B. Mar 27, 2013
Verified Student
Beckie is fabulous - with children, too!

Our 5 year old son has been taking trumpet lessons with Beckie now for 3 months. He has done amazing progress, is eager to practice every day in order to please her, and looks forward to each lesson. Beckie is incredibly encouraging, kind, yet strict enough to keep child's play away from the lesson, and finds ways to make a small child understand the basics of music theory. She balances the lesson nicely between actual playing and theory, never tiring out the student too much with either one. She's reliable, always on time, and communicates very well with both student and parents about any wishes we may have. She makes our son feel special, and he is very sad having to leave her, as we are moving out of the country this summer. His own words being: "Isn't it sad that I'll have to stop my lessons with Beckie, now that we've just gotten started - I really like the way she teaches."
All this to say... we warmly recommend her, and regret having to stop lessons with her. And that we encourage anybody, adult or child wanting to learn the trumpet (or any other instrument Beckie teaches!) to use her services!

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