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William R.

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

Erick B.

Marysville, WA
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1990
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Erick B.

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I Instruct how to use timing to play and interact with other musicians. Also teach techniques that allows total relaxation and Flow when playing the drum set. Also encourage coordination of all four limbs when playing as well as singing simultaneously. Also teach how to take notes when learning songs and be able to use that when playing live with a band.

About Erick

I've been teaching drum since 1990 playing professionally since 1988 in the Pacific Northwest area many of them cover band some original bands all different styles from reggae Funk Jazz Hard Rock country disco R&B

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Carla H.

14 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, French, Italian, Latin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • MM Opera Performance from University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana
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Carla H.

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Having appeared in many productions, I am thrilled to help students learn proper technique and the singing traditions of the art form.

About Carla

Why Choose Carla: • Work on your singing in a warm, friendly and private studio with an experienced teacher that makes singing fun! Students of all ages are always welcome! • Member of the National Association For Teachers of Singing (the only selective professional organization for Voice

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Britt
Extremely great teacher that has given so much improvement to my voice and skills!
Caroline
Great lesson!
Angie
Carla is a teacher who focuses on each individual student. I have observed the results of her students’ success in multiple music genres. I have studied with Carla for classical training, musical theater, jazz, and audition prep, and have seen positive results in each of these areas. Carla really works to make sure her students gain experience (she often arranges public performance opportunities at venues such as coffee shops, etc.) and she makes sure her students are aware of (and prepared for) upcoming auditions. Each lesson is followed up with an email from Carla re-capping the main points stressed in that lesson. I highly recommend Carla, whether you are a beginner or a seasoned performer.

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Inigo G.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, Basque
  • Saxophone Performance from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Inigo G.

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I have studied both Classical and Jazz saxophone in Europe and here with some of the best teachers in the world. I completed my Bachelor’s in Performance from Berklee College of Music, where I graduated Summa Cum Laude. In addition, I have a Masters in Music from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University and over 9 years of experience teaching music. Since every student is different and has specific goals, my lessons are carefully prepared so that you can learn in a fast pace!

About Inigo

Inigo has been teaching private lessons since 2004 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home, at his studio, and online. Inigo has helped students learn from the basics of playing the saxophone to successfully audition for college. In addition, he has taught languages (Basque and Spa

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Arben (.
Inigo is wonderful and we are super happy with him.
Shpresa
very knowledgeable, easy to work with, thorough and friendly. I think Benny will learn a lot and is excited to continue his lessons.
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Allen P.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Bachelor of Music Education w/ Jazz Emphasis from University of Miami
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Allen P.

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Coaching and assistance in making lyrics and melodies come to life in an organized, creative way. We can help you prepare your songs for demos, recordings, publishing and performance.

About Allen

I am a University of Miami School of Music graduate with extensive experience in music education, theory, songwriting and arranging. As a winner of the Florida State Concerto Competition at 17, and having performed with some of South Florida's best singers and musicians, I offer a wealth of knowle

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Herb P.
Allen is an EXCELLENT teacher!! Allen knows how to explain music theory in a very practical way, has a lot of patience, and motivated me to keep going after my dream of playing the piano
Sabu M.
Great teacher
Rigel
Allen was an amazing Piano teacher. Its been over a year since I have taken lessons with him but the knowledge, technique, and material he taught me I still take with me to this day. Anyone can simply memorize how to play a song but he teaches you the intuition you need to truly play Piano. Music is not something that was easy for me to get, but I can personally say after taking lessons with him I understand Piano and what music really is a lot more than what I did before. He has his recommended way of learning and curriculum, but he really does align his teaching process based on the way the student learns. He is very patient. Sometimes it would take a while for me to catch on to something, but he was always very patient and encouraging which was very helpful for me overcoming challenges. Overall, a great teacher that really understands his students.
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Ian M.

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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Ian M.

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I'm 26 years old and have been playing the guitar for 20 years. I will teach you what you want to learn. Whether it's scales, theory or some of your favorite songs. I've performed with the original Beatles drummer Pete Best, I've shared the stage with Greg Hawkes from The Cars. I play in 2 Beatles tribute bands and I have my own original band. I currently teach at 2 music schools and have experience teaching all ages and all levels. I can teach you the tools you need to really connect with the instrument.

About Ian

Ian is a 26 year old multi-instrumentalist from Massachusettes. He has been playing the guitar for 20 years, teaching for 8 at two music schools. He has shared the stage with The Beatles original drummer Pete Best, Greg Hawkes from the Cars, Mickey Dolenz and Peter Tork of The Monkees. He is a par

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Took Classical Piano lessons from Timothy S.
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"Great piano and voice teacher

Ms. E combined talents as an accomplished pianist and singer were a blessing for our daughter. Under her tutelage she has blossomed into a lovely musician. When she decided to take on voice as well Ms.E skillfully guided her and wisely allowed her to choose music she loved.

We miss her energy and unique abilities as a teacher to inspire a love of music. Her weekly visits were always met with great anticipation and left our daughter singing up the stairs."
Deborah
Took Piano lessons from Kaley E.
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"My son gave Max 10 out of 10. He absolutely loved his flexible approach. Thank you Max!!"
Ben
Took Piano lessons from Max S.
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"She is so so helpful and she knows how to really teach me how to develop my singing skills."
Skye
Took Singing lessons from Sarah P.
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"It is a real challenge to find a right violin instructor for a beginner. My son went through few of them and I can see the difference. Nikita gives all the nutrients and sunlight to any tiny seed to grow. His violin teachers' talent can bet only his violinist' talent. He is very flexible and always ready in time. You can't even think of the better one."
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Took Violin lessons from Nikita B.
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"Super nice , taught me a lot about singing.

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Killian
Took Singing lessons from Paul W.
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"Heather answered all my questions and did a good job adjusting the lessons to my level of playing piano"
Rosa
Took Piano lessons from Heather P.
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"fabulous teacher

Dennis is a wonderful teacher. His extensive knowledge of all forms of music comes through in his teaching skills. He is extremely patient and understanding as we work through pieces. I started taking classes as an adult in retirement, with past experience limited to a few chords learned way back in high school. We're now well into number of beautiful classical pieces, I've gained a significant knowledge of music theory, and we've just now starting to tackle the blues !!. I may have eclectic tastes, but Dennis feels very comfortable with it and loves teaching all types of music. I know I'm in the hands of a master musician and teacher."
David
Took Guitar lessons from Dennis B.
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"great teacher first lesson i learned tons and had fun doing it"
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