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Joshua B.

10 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $49
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelor's in Music Education from Ohio State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Joshua B.

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The clarinet is an incredibly expressive instrument, but only if you can cover the holes! I specialize in helping students make music with this incredibly capable instrument!

About Joshua

I am a tutor who earned a music teaching degree, substitute taught, and didn't become a school teacher. I held professional tech retail jobs and am supplementing my life with my passion - education. Whatever subject or instrument I teach, I celebrate students' successes; and I enjoy helping lear

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Jj P.
Great with my 9yo son!!
Dee Dee B.
My son had a wonderful lesson and was well prepared for his exam
Cameron P.
Our son first time playing bassoon. Base on my son experience, he find Joshua to be very nice, patients, and explains a lot of information. It help him understand about the instrument and the sound when he play. He do have a sense of humor which help my son to have fun and be more comfortable. He also teaches other instruments, too. Highly recommended to everyone!!!!

Melissa F.

26 Reviews
Everett, WA
Starting at $30
  • Music Composition from Cornish College of the Arts
  • Awarded Playfest Dramatic Award from Trinity Lutheran College
  • Teaching since 2013
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Melissa F.

26 Reviews
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Learning to play clarinet is wonderful.

We will utilize the Rubank Elementary Method for the beginner clarinet student.

I will teach you how to read music, play major and minor scales while performing some of your favorite simple classical to classic pieces.

About Melissa

Melissa's teaching methods are designed specifically for your learning style and needs. She encourages her students to be the best they can be. Lessons are individualized to work toward your goals while continuing to strive to give you an excellent quality education. Some of the qualifications Me

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John F.
Melissa is very patient with me and I enjoy taking lessons with her.
Lana
My daughter loves her lessons with Melissa
Debbie M.
Awesome!!!
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William R.

3 Reviews
Poulsbo, WA
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1975
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music with Distinction from Indiana University
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William R.

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I love to teach students of any level from beginner to advanced. If you are a beginner, in the first few lessons you will learn how to put the clarinet together, how to put the reed on the mouthpiece, and be able to play a simple melody. I like to use the Klose Method book, and simple solos including music from film scores like Star Wars. Advanced players can work on clarinet technique and repertoire including orchestral excerpts and major solo literature. I look forward to meeting you!

About William

I am a skilled clarinetist who has had great training, and the professional career to back it up, but I am also a kind, supportive teacher who wants to work with a student in the way they need to be worked with. Whether your ambitions are modest, you want a career in music, or somewhere in between

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Fred
I studied clarinet with William Rappaport when I was a graduate
student in music education at Georgia State University. He may be the
most deeply musical person I have ever known. My sense was that,
though he was a performer of the absolute highest caliber, he was
equally passionate about teaching.
When I initially contacted Bill to schedule lessons, I explained that
I was visually impaired. I wanted to share this information with him
upfront in the event that he had questions or concerns about teaching
me. I remember him saying clearly, “I am aware of the possibilities.”
That was all I needed to hear to feel comfortable entering his studio.
Bill encouraged me to take on any challenge in the clarinet
literature that interested me. He used every possible metaphor he
could think of to communicate ideas that were more easily accessed if
you could simply look at the printed page. He was always warm and
friendly, but focused, never wasting one second of our time together.
Following my work with Bill, I attended The University of Michigan
where, though I was a music education doctoral student, I was
instantly welcomed into one of the clarinet studios. Bill’s creative
work with me played an enormous role in making that happen. Now, I am
a community college professor, teaching a variety of classes including
a studio class for instrumental music students. I often find myself
using the same examples Bill employed with me to help my current
students. I am profoundly grateful for his unyielding commitment to my
growth when I was a student of his.
Diane
I’ve played clarinet for over 30 years, and was a clarinet major in college. I started studying with Mr. Rappaport after I was out of college for several years and had moved to Atlanta, where Mr. Rappaport was playing in the Atlanta Symphony. I found him to be the best teacher I had ever studied with. His ability to help me understand the musical phrase, no matter what style of music I was working on, was amazing. I studied standard clarinet etudes, orchestral literature, and clarinet solo repertoire with Mr. Rappaport. He had the same mild, yet persistent approach with me on everything we worked on – always working to get me to play it to the best of my ability.
One thing I had always feared having to play some day was the opening solo to Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue. A former teacher had been unable to help me with it. So, when a band I was playing with scheduled the piece and told me to get ready to play the solo, I was traumatized and contacted Mr. Rappaport for help. He worked with me and not only got me playing the opening glissando, but helped me to have a better understanding of the other jazzy spots in the piece. So now I can say I’ve performed that piece about 20 times, and the fear is gone! Thanks, Mr. Rappaport!
Regardless of your level of playing, I think you will find Mr. Rappaport to be an outstanding teacher!
Kim
Mr. Rappaport was my clarinet professor and mentor in college and has continued to be an inspiration to me both as a teacher and as one of the finest clarinetist I know, both in the classical realm and in the jazz and swing styles.

Anyone who has ever heard me play has always complimented me on my clarinet tone. I can honestly say that my clarinet tone is the direct result of Mr. Rappaport's methods and his gentle but very stringent guidelines. If you are looking for someone to take you or your child to the highest standard of musicianship, look no further. I highly recommend lessons with Mr. Rappaport. Kim C.

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Jack G.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • music from brokklyn college
  • Teaching since 1971
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Jack G.

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Learn to play clarinet and read music

About Morris "Jack"

Jack teaches you how to play rock, marching band, jazz, so you can have fun playing in a real band ! and read drum music to excel in school music programs...prepare for regional school, college bands, auditions HOW TO PREPARE for & get rock band gigs, school band drumming,drumlines, jazz

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Cooper W.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Cooper W.

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Clarinet instructions in regards to tone production, scales/theory, and song learning.

About Cooper

I have a Bachelor's Degree from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, and I also studied Classical Performance at the Lionel Hampton School of Music. I have ten years professional performing experience road touring in the U.S.A., and international on cruise ships. Most recently with For The

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Cooper B.
Cooper is kind and encoraging and helped my son work through a difficult audition piece. He really related well with my son and made him feel proud of his abilities and skills. I would be glad to recommend Cooper.
Christian D.
Just getting started but I can tell Cooper knows what he’s doing and I’m looking forward to getting to where I want to be with the harmonica
Daniel

Hector H.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English/Spanish
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 13 and up
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Hector H.

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I have great experience with clarinet performance and teaching, as a multi instrumentalist I know how to work with the instrument in a very efficient way, get to the goals using the most clear way, naturally and with fun!

About Hector

Héctor Eduardo Herrera A. I am currently accepting students ages 13 and up. Graduated in clarinet performance and education in the National Arts School and the Superior Institute of Arts in Havana, Cuba. As a clarinet player, held for 5 years the chair of 1st clarinet in the Symphonic Orchestra

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Deb D.
Hector is an amazing singing teacher anyone that has patience with me is awesome in my book. He made me feel comfortable from day one. He is so knowledgeable of music. His voice alone gave me goose bumps. I would highly recommend him to take singing lessons with.
Claudia Hernández
Hector is an amazing musician and teacher. I had the honor of having him as my private instructor for many years. He absolutely made me a better player as well as a more complete musician. I learned something new in every single lesson I had with him. Don’t hesitate on contacting him.

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"David has taught with my son and myself. I recently retired and decided to return to playing music. I have not played since college. We constructed a program that suited my schedule and desire to return to clarinet and also start the soprano sax. David is very knowledgeable and has help[ed me get back into music. He helped me upgrade my clarinet and select a good intermediate soprano sax. He also introduced me to several web tools and different books to advance my skills. I enjoy my lessons with David ad look forward to developing my skills. I highly recommend him to all levels of musicians."
Jeff
Took Clarinet lessons from David B.
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"Mas is a wonderful teacher, very skilled himself and very skilled in gauging his students' level and how best to progress them in their instrument. Mas is a patient teacher with a great rapport with kids. Mas's lessons were always appropriate for our child's level, and challenging without being out of reach. Highly recommended!"
Floy
Took Clarinet lessons from Masaru K.
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"Great instructor, awesome at connecting with kids with great positive reinforcement, care and patience."
Kaisuke
Took Clarinet lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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"Very nice instructor. Professional and knowledgeable of subject material. My daughter can be easily intimidated and my daughter said she felt very comfortable with Amy."
Payton
Took Clarinet lessons from Amy W.
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"Really enjoyed my first clarinet lesson with Allie. She listened to what I wanted to accomplish and tailored the class to that. Looking forward to my next lesson!"
Claire
Took Clarinet lessons from Ally Z.
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"Definitely recommend lessons with Mr. Jeff. He has lots of patience and a kind smile at all times. He helps us with getting progress very much."
Agnes
Took Clarinet lessons from Jeff J.
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"Ally posesses the experience and talent to help anyone get started! It was a real joy having a clarinetist accompany our 3 piece (drum, guitar, bass) for praise and worship music."
Jeff
Took Clarinet lessons from Ally Z.
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"He was just perfect for my daughter! She loves his lesson very much and decided to learn from him. As a parent, i loved how he throughly taught us basic stuff about clarinet, assembling, parts, history, etc.."
Noaeria
Took Clarinet lessons from Gleb V.
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"Not only to play better but to understand music theory."
Lonny Blake
Took Clarinet lessons from Jon S.
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"I was Mark's student during all my musical carreer at the university. Mark is a great teacher with a lot of experience and is also a wonderful musician. He knows all the solo clarinet repertoire especially orchestral and quickly recognizes problems with details providing the required tools of knowledge to resolve them."
Glenda
Took Clarinet lessons from Mark F.
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