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William R.

3 Reviews
Poulsbo, WA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Bachelor of Music with Distinction from Indiana University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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William R.

3 Reviews
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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.

Diane Q.

8 Reviews
Federal Way, WA
Starting at $30
  • BM - Organ Perforamcne from UW-Stevens' Point
  • Teaches students 5 to 60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Diane Q.

8 Reviews
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The clarinet has many uses in band, jazz, or orchestra. Knowing what to expect is part of your professional and poised life in music.

About Diane

I continue to learn and improve my teaching by attending workshops, conferences, and be involved in music teacher groups. These are both in person, social media, and podcasts. I believe it is important to play your instrument if you teach it. My BM degree from UW-Stevens Point taught me how musi

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Linda
Diane is a fantastic piano teacher! She has a wonderful connection with her students and is patient and kind. My granddaughter learned so much!
Adalie C.
Mrs. quick has been great!😊She was the only teacher to give my 4 yrs old lessons. Aiden looks forward for them. She makes the lesson fun for him. I would really recommend her!
Joanna G.
Mrs. Quick is a very accomplished musician, a creative teacher and great with her young students. My 12 year old daughter has taken piano lessons with Mrs Quick for 5 years and has developed a love for music and improved immensely over that time. My 9 year old son just started piano lessons with Mrs Quick and is very excited as he is starting to make music.

Joshua B.

10 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $49
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 6 to 70
  • 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!!!!

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Andy W.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Doctor of Musical Arts in Saxophone Performance from University of Georgia
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Andy W.

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I have been teaching and performing professionally for over 30 years at all levels, from beginners to undergraduate music majors of clarinet at major universities. I am a retired professor of music and my students have won various competitions at all levels. We will focus on developing proper technique, building good practice habits, and long term improvement.

About Andy

My students have described our lessons as being fun, intense, humorous, and thought-provoking. Lessons are always tailored to the individual student, because the lessons are about the student making progress toward their goals, not about me. I put a great deal of thought into how to approach each s

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Lorenzo J.
3rd lesson done and couldn't be happier with our online teacher. Mr. Wen is informative and very professional. Recommend for anyone.
Alexa
Dr. Wen was the best professor and lesson instructor I have ever had. I took lessons with him for over seven years starting in high school and throughout my entire college. He shares his expertise in music theory, techniques, and instrument mechanics. He really helped me gain confidence in my playing abilities, showed me how I should be practicing in order to get the most of each rehearsal, and taught me so much about myself as a player. His ability to instruct on every aspect of playing the instrument is something I really admire. Need help rhythmically? He will help you understand time, measurement, and notes. Need help technically? He has all the ways to practice to get that much closer to perfection and how to maintain it. Need help with scales? He will help you to truly understand the scale in order for you to play it better. Not only will he help with the "how-tos," he will explain the why. Needing help with breathing techniques or articulations? He will take you through exercises that will enhance every aspect of your playing. He sets the standards high, and helps you reach your goals. I will always recommend Dr. Wen!
Valerie
Dr. Wen is an outstanding saxophone instructor, performer, and technician! I learned more from him in my first two 30 minute lessons than I had in 15 years of playing.
He will teach you how to make your practice time more productive, alternate fingerings to play more in tune, techniques to make note transitions easier, how to prepare new reeds for playing.... and on and on.
I had not played for a very long time. Dr Wen got me from there to where I was playing in a University Wind Ensemble, a quartet, and a community band. He also knew exactly where my saxophone needed to be adjusted to make it play better.
Dr Wen was my instructor for approximately 7 years. I learned a tremendous amount from him. You can’t do any better than Dr Andy Wen. He’s outstanding!
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Lucas H.

84 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $33
  • Awarded Yamaha Young Performing Artist Classical Saxophone Winner from Yamaha
  • Bachelor's of Music: Saxophone Performance from University of Minnesota
  • Teaches students 8 to 85
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Lucas H.

84 Reviews
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I teach students of all ages and abilities. I have a number of clarinet students, one of which went on to major in music education and is now a band director.

If you don't live near me, online lessons are a great alternative to in person lessons. I have had success teaching many students of various abilities and ages throughout the country and abroad online ! I have taught online students from 26 different states and 3 other countries.

About Lucas

I am a professional musician/teacher with over 13 years of experience teaching private lessons to students of all ages and abilities. I am pursuing my Doctorate degree in music at the University of Colorado, have two graduate degrees in music, from the University of Michigan and Northwestern Univer

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kaylie
Yuen P.
Lucas has been an excellent saxophone teacher for our 15 year old son. We started taking lesson with him about 4 months ago, working on a level 6 solo piece for NYSSMA. Lucas is a great musician, very patient, encouraging and highly skilled at teaching. He works well with families and has a flexible schedule. I would definitely recommend him to anyone who is looking for coaching at any level.
kaylie
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Jae H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded Most Outstanding Musician from Buckeye Local High School
  • Teaching since 2015
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Jae H.

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I have about 3 years of experience playing and teaching clarinet, and can teach at a beginner level for children in school concert, marching band or orchestra.

About Jae

With 10+ years of playing and 5 years of teaching experience, music has been a staple in my life since I joined band in the 5th grade. I grew up in a small town in Ohio, and moved to Florida in 2015 to follow my dreams of teaching music. I have been in the St Petersburg area since 2018, and am exci

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"Josh was great and taught our son new techniques to play."
Zack
Took Clarinet lessons from Josh G.
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"Matt is an amazing teacher! He was very patient and encouraging, and he made my son very comfortable. We are very appreciative."
Peyton
Took Clarinet lessons from Matt L.
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"Great teacher. He taught me so much about the clarinet (even though he mainly plays sax.)"
Lydia
Took Clarinet lessons from Matt L.
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"We sent music to Chelsea in advance and she was able to help my son with the difficult parts of his music. The time was well spent and she explained things well. We look forward to our next lesson and working with her over the next month to help him catch up."
Reed
Took Clarinet lessons from Chelsea C.
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"excellent first lesson - clear, concrete recommendations..."
Isaac
Took Clarinet lessons from Josh G.
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"Sean is amazing! Best instructor my son could ever ask for. Reliable, knows his stuff and absolutely the best!!! Very highly recommended!"
Jake
Took Clarinet lessons from Sean H.
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"Dave is unquestionably the best teacher I have ever had in the 60+ years that I have been playing the clarinet. Although I had been away from playing for some time, Dave provided gentle advice and direction that has significantly improved my technique, tone, and musicianship as well as my confidence as a clarinetist. Dave is able to establish a great rapport with his students both mature and young. He understands their needs and goals and helps them achieve those goals. Thanks to Dave's encouragement and help, I was recently accepted as a member of a fine regional symphonic band. Above all, a lesson with Dave is not only instructive--it's also fun."
Steve
Took Clarinet lessons from David B.
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"Micheal is energetic and kind. He tries very hard to meet the interests of his students."
Elspeth
Took Clarinet lessons from Michael R.
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"A good balance of jazz theory and playing"
Rod
Took Clarinet lessons from Chase B.
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"Very kind, patient, extremely knowledgeable and professional, good sense of humor. Inspiring. Going to help me realize goals with my instrument I hadn't even considered!"
Gillian
Took Clarinet lessons from Anthony M.
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