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William R.

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

Melissa F.

26 Reviews
Everett, WA
Starting at $34
  • Music Composition from Cornish College of the Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students Male: 5 and up; Female: 4 and up
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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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Joshua B.

9 Reviews
Mountlake Terrace, 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!!!!

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Dr. Kimberly K.

52 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) from University of California, San Diego
  • Teaching since 1998
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Dr. Kimberly K.

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Want to learn to play the clarinet? Let me help you! I've been teaching for over 20 years. I teach age 5 to 99!

About Dr. Kimberly

Kimberly was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona. After starting the flute and piano at the age of 8, she knew she had found something she loved and wanted in her life forever. At age 12, she added the saxophone and clarinet to her repertoire of instruments. After completing her Bachelors degree in

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Kaamya
First class today. My daughter loved her!
soumya
Class was really fun! Ms. Kim was very nice and helped with parts that were more challenging.
Robbie W.
It was a great introductory lesson. We really hit it off and I look forward to our next lesson.
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Carlene B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Carlene B.

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I teach beginner to advanced clarinet students on their individual needs and learning style.

About Carlene

I am a Mom of four. I have been teaching piano and clarinet lessons for over 20 years to children and adults of all ages and levels. I have a Bachelors and Masters in Music as well as a Masters in Education in Early Childhood K-4. In addition to teaching private lessons in piano and clarinet, I te

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J. Erick Á.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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J. Erick Á.

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I am an experienced orchestral clarinetist and bass clarinetist. I can help you or your student achieve their goals through individual planning. I enjoy working on fundamentals and utilizing performance psychology practices to improve the learning outcomes for the students. I believe that teaching clarinet is like playing a sport: there is a lot that goes into the work that is challenging the student while enjoying the process.

About J. Erick

Watch my new intro video down below! (hablo español) I play clarinet and bass clarinet. I have a Bachelor of Music from the University of Florida, a performance diploma from Boston Conservatory, and currently working on a Master of Music at DePaul University. Recently I have worked with th

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Deborah
If you are considering online lessons with Erick, do it! He is attentive, considerate, kind, informed, proactive and intuitive. My 11 year old has been taking lessons with him since May 2020 and it has been a wonderful experience for our son and for us. We will continue to work with Erick for as we can.
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Average Cost of Clarinet Lessons in Mountlake Terrace, WA

The average cost of 60-minute clarinet lessons in Mountlake Terrace is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $176 per hour.
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"Davis is a phenomenal teacher. Students who study with him always improve. They are typically 1st chair students in auditioned ensembles. He is kid-friendly and professional. He understands the developmental needs of students, both in and outside of music. David has also been extremely effective running woodwind sectionals at my school. His tips and techniques are beneficial to students and the ensemble."
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Took Clarinet lessons from David B.
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"Wilma is very patient and encouraging. Love her demeanor. I’m enjoying my lessons"
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Took Clarinet lessons from Wilma Evangeline B.
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"Sara is fabulous, cannot recommend her highly enough!"
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Took Clarinet lessons from Sara B.
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"David was very patient and flexible with my son. I'd originally ordered clarinet lessons before COVID struck. By the time I managed to get my act together and schedule the lessons, my son had moved on to the piano and David was willing to still work with him. My son loved the lesson and it was great to hear how excited he was about the learning!"
Kalvin
Took Clarinet lessons from David W.
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"Matt's an immensely dedicated and thoughtful instructor. I've learned a great deal about the instrument and my playing has improved drastically."
Shawn
Took Clarinet lessons from Matt L.
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"Mas is a wonderful teacher! Inspiring, energetic and responsible. He holds great balance between fun and quality."
Sophie
Took Clarinet lessons from Masaru K.
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"Kendra Emery really is the best instructor ever! Our daughter has taken both clarinet and saxophone lessons with Kendra and has benefitted greatly from her individualized approach as well as her technical excellence. By creating a positive environment, Kendra is able to make the learning process fun for students who are new to playing, as well as for advanced students."
Dana
Took Clarinet lessons from Kendra E.
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"Luther is an amazing teacher. He is very kind and knowledgeable. I look forward to our next lesson!"
Allison
Took Clarinet lessons from Luther B.
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"Fantastic! Feisty, fun, entertaining, energetic, organized, positive, focused, cool, and KNOWS HER STUFF!"
Senlee
Took Clarinet lessons from Emily P.
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"As a language teacher, I was looking for a clarinet/saxophone instructor with excellent communication skills and the ability to teach musical technique in an empathetic way. I was lucky to find Masaru Koga in Cupertino, California.

I enjoyed weekly lessons for about three years and really reached the point where I was constantly improving my clarinet mastery and getting closer to my performance goals. At one point, I became so enthusiastic, I also began saxophone lessons with Masaru!

I looked froward to meeting him for my weekly lessons and felt he gave more than 100% in patience, encouragement, and musical technique. He has a very warm, giving personality and when we were together, I made great progress and was very motivated to study and practice on my own.

I enthusiastically recommend Masaru Koga to other music students and wish I could be his student again!"
Rick Jacobs
Took Clarinet lessons from Masaru K.
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