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Jill M.
Teaches Online
Fall in Love with the Oboe with Lessons from a Certified Pro
I have been playing and teaching oboe for over 35 years. Many of my students have gone on to play in universities with scholarships, but more importantly have developed a love of music. I was the founder and co-artistic director of an award winning chamber group having two on-going subscription series. Within the first few lessons you will be able to read musical notation, understand basic music theory, and play simple songs. Depending on your ability, I will choose the right method book for you. I love working with students of all ages and can't wait to meet you! My teaching style is relaxed, but highly structured. My former students made great advancements with my guidance. However, no advancement can be achieved without the student putting in the necessary time at home to practice their instrument.
About Jill M.

I have been a professional musician for over 40 years and have taught beginning piano and oboe privately and in group classes. I am fully vaccinated and boosted. Students who are vaccinated are allowed in my studio without masks, and with masks if they have not been vaccinated. Upon entering my studio you will be required to remove shoes and clean hands. Your lessons should be fun, exciting, and challenging so I will teach to your abilities. I use music apps and games that keep students interested for longer than just sitting at the piano ( off-bench activities). I believe that all children are inherently musical and the study of music can help a student in all aspects of their life, not just music. *** Studio Equipment *** In addition to the standard music stands, metronome, tuners and music, I have digital recording equipment for student's audition recordings. I have helped college bound students get into serious music programs like Arizona State University and the University of Arizona. For students ages 5 to 9 years old, I recommend the recorder as a introductory woodwind before learning the oboe.

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Oboe
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N 160th CT Surprise , AZ
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$95
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$30
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My daughter had a very great experience learning the oboe online, and she is an awesome teacher! My daughter mentioned no more than one time she really like Jill, but her intensive studying do not allow her spend hours lots on practice. We are strong recommend Jill

Posted Jan 4, 2022
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Jill is a greatest teacher, very patient to my daughter.

Posted Sep 13, 2021
Online

My daughter is 5 and this is her first time having formal piano lessons. Ms. Masiello's experience teaching young students makes her classes highly interactive, fun and effective. I look forward to watching Hannah grow in skill and enjoyment.

Posted Mar 12, 2021
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General Music Teacher
Aug 1998 - Jun 2014
Deer Valley School District
During my years teaching at DVUSD I taught beginning piano, general music, chorus and beginning band classes. I produced many grade level performances.
Master of Education
Aug 1999 - Sep 2001
Chapman University
Bachelor Of Music
Aug 1971 - Jun 1976
Aaron Copland School of Music of C.U.N.Y.
Orff Level 3
Jun 2007
Arizona State University
I apply the Orff-Shulwerk process to teaching any instrument and use it for all levels. It is based on things children like to do: sing, chant rhymes, clap, dance, and keep a beat on anything near at hand. These instincts are directed into learning music by hearing and making music first. then reading and writing later.
Standard Secondary Teacher Certification Music Endorsement K-12
Jun 1998
Arizona Department of Education
National Endowment for the Arts Chamber Award
Sep 1990
NEA
Chamber Music Award
Mar 1981
Young Concert Artists Award
Music Teachers National Association
Jan 2017
The MTNA was founded in 1876 with the goal of advancing the value of music study and music-making to society while supporting the careers and professionalism of teachers of music. With nearly 22,000 members in 50 states—and more than 500 local affiliates—the MTNA is the preeminent source for music teacher support, where members embody like-minded values and commitment to their students, colleagues and society as a whole, while reaping the rewards of collaboration, continuity and connection throughout the lifetime of their careers.
International Double Reed Society
Jan 1988
The International Double Reed Society (IDRS) was established in December of 1971 and is a world-wide organization of double reed (oboe and bassoon family) players, instrument manufacturers and enthusiasts. The society has over 4,400 members from 56 countries. Within the United States, 50 states as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico are represented.

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Instructor details
Oboe
Teaches 2 subjects. Different subject may have different prices.
Teacher's Studio
Teacher's Studio
SEE MAP
N 160th CT Surprise , AZ
Teaches Online
Teaches Online
Work hours
M
T
W
T
F
S
S
Times are shown in your local timezone (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Pricing
45 minutes
$50
60 minutes
$65
75 minutes
$80
90 minutes
$95
New Student Special
First 3 lessons
$30
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