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Diane Q.

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

7 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.
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William R.

3 Reviews
Poulsbo, WA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1975
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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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.

Tia N.

6 Reviews
Lake Stevens, WA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Tia N.

6 Reviews
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I've been teaching clarinet since 2012 and been playing woodwinds for over 10 years. Embouchure, fingering, sight-reading, posture, and tone quality are some of the topics I cover.

About Tia

Tia graduated from Dordt College in 2014 with a BA in Music Performance and Pedagogy. An avid vocalist and single-reed woodwind player, she has been studying music for over 15 years with a variety of teachers, and has experience in the Jazz, Musical Theatre, Praise, and Classical styles. Tia has

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Wanda K.
So wonderful and caring. Tia set me at ease and let me know it was all going to be just fine and then she proceeded to teach me and make the experience fun and interesting. Wonderful experience!
Laurel J.
Tia is friendly, and extremely helpful as well as knowledgeable. We love that she can come to our house.
The people we've talked with to set this up were also helpful and courteous.
Michelle
Tia is great! She improved my range by almost 2 octaves in a month!

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Michael T.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • BM Music Education from Ithaca College
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Michael T.

22 Reviews
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Experienced Clarinet teacher of 7 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! Clarinet was the Primary instrument I studied while attending Ithaca College to receive my music education degree. I studied under Michael Galván whom is well recognized in the clarinet community. I have had two successful beginner students receive top chair placement in their respective high school and middle school bands.I believe that excellence is grown through practice and dedication.

About Michael

Michael graduated from the prestigious Music Education Program and Psychology Program at Ithaca College in 2012. Ithaca gave him the incredible opportunity to hone in on his musicianship and compositional skills. He was also able to discover a new medium of composition, film composition. Michael im

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Zaiden B.
My son loved his first class and I already heard an improvement in his technique and sound :). We are grateful Michael is here teaching and look forward to the weeks to come!
Nigel P.
3rd lesson and so far so good. Michael is patient and determined, my son is a little reluctant but wants to learn. Michael is a good match for his personality, meets my son where he is and then takes it from there.
Olin A.
My son just had his first lesson. Michael was wonderful. Very clear instructions. Very patient and encouraging. He's excited to continue with him.
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Leslie K.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • BA Music Performance from Adams State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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Leslie K.

29 Reviews
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I’m a professional clarinetist and woodwind instructor with 8 years of teaching experience, four of which include instruction at institutions of higher learning. I have a passion for developing smaller studios into well-established programs and helping students define and accomplish their musical goals. My goal as the instructor is to tailor lessons to meet each student's individual needs and interests, while still reinforcing good technique. Lessons will usually consist of doing a mix of different things such as: long tones, scales, etudes to improve technique and musicality, solos, duets, and Disney or jazz/pop tunes.

About Leslie

Leslie is a Denver based musician—clarinetist and teacher—who performs in solo and collaborative projects across the state while maintaining an active teaching studio. Leslie is in high demand as both a performer and teacher. Recent performances include solo performances is Denver and Stapleton, se

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Brooke
Rachel & Madison D.
Great first lessons! Leslie is amazing with my daughters.
sami R.
Leslie was wonderful with my son. She was patient and encouraging and was able to explain things very clearly.

Matty H.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $36
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Matty H.

2 Reviews
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Technique, tone, music theory, reading music, ensemble playing, solo preparation etc.

About Matty

I teach saxophone, clarinet, and improvisation. I have two music degrees from California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) - B.F.A. and M.F.A. I perform regularly in the twin cities and across the country in a wide range of genres. I am on many recordings and in 2018 I was invited to perform at Th

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Noah
Matty is laid-back but also very knowledgeable and efficient with making progress. Highly recommended!
Sayali A.
Matty has been teaching my son for three weeks now. He comes on time and the first week he took extra time to make my son feel comfortable with the instrument.My son likes to learn Saxophone from him.

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"Tyler was very flexible with the busy, changing schedule of the family of a middle schooler (as flexible as he could be despite his own schedule); he worked really well with our son who enjoyed his lessons very much -- and we enjoyed the few opportunities we had to see Tyler perform!"
Nicola
Took Clarinet lessons from Tyler B.
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"Josh is a wonderful clarinet teacher. He's patient, instructive, and he gives positive and constructive feedbacks. I am an adult beginner on the clarinet and I feel like I've improved a lot during the first three lessons with Josh."
Bahram
Took Clarinet lessons from Josh G.
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"Mas has been a wonderful teacher and role model for my daughter. He is very patient, gentle and caring as a teacher and an individual. Plus, he is a fantastic musician too! I am grateful for the opportunity to have my daughter's muic education continue online with him."
Smita
Took Clarinet lessons from Masaru K.
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"We had a good first lesson, working on both clarinet and tenor sax"
Ken
Took Clarinet lessons from Lucas H.
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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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"He was great!!! Very happy we found him. We have worked with several teachers, and he is definitely very competent! He was able to get my shy son to respond to his technique etc..."
Jonathan
Took Clarinet lessons from J. Erick Á.
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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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"What a difference a few lessons can make

Our daughter is in middle school and is playing in a band with about 20 other clarinets. At the first testing, she was seated in the middle of the pack. When she asked to take music lessons, we looked online and found Mikaela. Within a few lessons, Mikaela was able to find small things that made a huge difference. Now not only is our daughter playing better but has a lot more confidence with the clarinet as well.

Mikaela is very personable and patient. She really seems to care about our daughter and makes the lessons enjoyable. Not sure that we could have found a better instructor for our daughter!"
Dennis
Took Clarinet lessons from Mikaela Y.
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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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"My daughter enjoyed learning clarinet with Tyler. As another reviewer has noted, Tyler is a gentle and patient teacher. My daughter could be difficult during lessons and often got distracted, and Tyler was great at steering her back on track and engaging her through new music and exercises."
Karen
Took Clarinet lessons from Tyler B.
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