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Melanie M.

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Starting at $42
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Melanie M.

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I have a Master's Degree in Oboe Performance. Oboe is my main instrument. I can teach students how to make oboe reeds. I enjoy teaching beginning students proper embouchure, hand position, and proper breathing techniques. I teach the beginning student how to take care of their reed properly. I emphasize learning music fundamentals. Intermediate students learn their scales and arpeggios. We will look at various technique books and solos. Advanced students can get help with learning how to make reeds. I have found a platform that enables me to play duets with my students online.

About Melanie

I have a Master's Degree in Oboe Performance from The University of North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, NC. I also have a Master in the Art of Teaching Degree in Music Education from Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC. I play oboe professionally for special events, and weddings. I

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Matthew C.

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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Matthew C.

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Experienced teacher having taught all levels from beginning to graduate level students. I am a professional musician who has performed with professional orchestras, including under the baton of an internationally-renowned conductor. I studied oboe with a performer of the New York Philharmonic and the principal oboe of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra. My oboe lessons focus on all aspects of musicianship and real-world expectations, and cater to each student's individual learning style. You will be well prepared for any performance situation you will encounter.

About Matthew

I am a professional oboist, conductor, composer, and educator. I earned my master's degree from Ball State University and a Bachelor of Music Education degree from the Conservatory of Music at Capital University. I studied oboe with Lisa Kozenko (New York Philharmonic, Mannes School of Music) and St

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Taylor R.

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Starting at $35
  • Speaks German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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. Whi

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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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Joshua W.

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Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Oboe performance from Winthrop University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Joshua W.

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I will help find good oboe repertoire to prep you for college level playing. I will teach the basics from fingerings all the way to advanced techniques like double tonguing. Same applies for English horn if desired

About Joshua

Hi! I am Joshua, and I am a woodwind doubler. This means that I specialize in all of the woodwind instruments, but my primary instrument is Oboe. I am a third year college student majoring in Oboe performance, and I have made the intercollegiate honor band in South Carolina. I have also attended the

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Karen
Josh is a fantastic clarinet instructor. He’s enthusiastic, patient, and finds the right balance of fun and challenging exercises. I’ve been pleasantly surprised by how well the online lessons have gone.
Heather M.
If you've ever had to tell a coworker how to do something on a computer that you do 100 times a day without thinking, you know how hard it is to verbalize the things you do with muscle memory. Joshua is a whiz at finding exactly the right way to explain how to adjust my mechanics to make progress on my instrument. I played flute in HS over 30 years ago and was a little nervous about starting over at my age but Joshua is completely supportive and positive and fun. I also happen to be a science teacher and I've loved being a student again because it's helping me relate to my students and to think about feedback - so it's like my flute lessons are coming with bonus lessons on how to teach. I've learned a lot from Joshua in just a couple of months.
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Rina M.

73 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English, the language of music
  • M.M. Master of Music from Benjamin T. Rome School of Music at The Catholic University of America
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rina M.

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A student of prominent American symphonic oboists, contact me if interested in expanding your oboe technique, repertoire, musicianship and more. Studied with Ralph Gomberg of the Boston Symphony, John Mack of the Cleveland Orchestra, and Dick White of the National Symphony Orchestra.

About Rina

I am a music educator, classically trained with an advanced performance degree. As a soloist and collaborative musician, I have performed professionally in ensembles, bands and orchestras both here and abroad. With a high degree of knowledge and proficiency, I teach proper technique and practice st

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Lucinda
Rina is an organized instructor who perceives my son’s strengths/weaknesses and demonstrates real concern for him as a blossoming musician. She goes out of her way in unexpected ways such as helping him acquire a better instrument at a bargain price. Wow!
Linda Moore
A great first lesson even though my oboe didn’t work. I learned a lot of fingerings and about reed making. Great fun.
Eleni
We feel very fortunate to have Rina M. as our daughter’s music instructor, for oboe and guitar. Our daughter’s musical ability and knowledge has grown exponentially, and her music teacher at school has praised her understanding of music / music theory, most of which she learned since working with Mrs. Rina. We are so happy to have found TakeLessons, as this is how we were introduced to Mrs. Rina. She is very special to us, and we highly recommend her!
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Matthew B.

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Starting at $60
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Bachelors of Music Education from The Mason Gross School of the Arts
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Matthew B.

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Lessons are flexible to student interest. Expectations for practice and technique are consistent and clear. Practice materials and curriculum are catered to individual needs, focusing on the minimization of practice time through objective and effective strategies. Lessons can be recorded. Reed making and recital preparation are optional.

About Matthew

Originally from the Jersey Shore, Matthew is an educator and active freelance musician in the tri-state area. He received his bachelors degree in music education from the Mason Gross School of the Arts (Rutgers University) before completing his masters degree in music performance from the Steinhard

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Cahara P.
My daughter said she really enjoyed herself and can't wait to see you again
Vivi
Very knowledgeable, patient, kind , fun, energetic instructor. I will refer him to anyone.
Sophia
Sophia, my six year old, had her first lesson this evening with Matthew. He was extremely attentive and understood very quickly where she was level-wise and was able to tailor a lesson without hesitation. She really enjoyed her time and I think she got a lot out of it. She can't wait for next week.

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Average Cost of Oboe Lessons in Herndon, VA

The average cost of 60-minute oboe lessons in Herndon is $64. 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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"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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"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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"Very satisfied with Andrew's support of my son's oboe classes. Andrew was patient and encouraging, which is exactly what my son needed. I was sorry that he moved an could no longer teach my son."
Andrew J. Warner
Took Oboe lessons from Andrew G.
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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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"She is very passionate for every student to study music. She gave me more knowledge! I recommend her to everyone that wants to learn about music!"
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Took Oboe lessons from Shannon S.
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"Clare could not be more supportive, patient, and willing to facilitate changes to schedules. If you are new to this instrument, or already proficient, you will have a nice experience under her instruction. I am an adult student, and I have unique challenges. She has accommodated me in a way that has motivated me to write this review without her asking me. That should tell you something."
Christopher
Took Oboe lessons from Clare M.
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"Great teacher. He is very knowledgable and encouraging. I look forward to my lessons and feel like I have made decent progress since taking lessons."
Shiree
Took Oboe lessons from Veroslav T.
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"Great first lesson with Grace. 35 years since my last lesson. Helped me fix my reeds and went over lesson plan."
Jeffrey
Took Oboe lessons from Grace M.
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"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!"
Stephanie
Took Oboe lessons from Lot D.
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"She was very patient with my 8 year old son. Very kind and punctual."
Beth
Took Oboe lessons from Bonnie P.
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