Music Lessons in Your Home, Studios or Online
Clarinet Lessons Dorchester, MA

Clarinet Lessons in
Dorchester, MA

Musika has been offering Dorchester Clarinet Lessons since 2001. Our clarinet teachers create customized lesson plans for each student, and help you bring music alive one note at a time!

Have Questions? Call Us Today at 617-307-7729


Inquire Today

 
gift certificate available divider

How to Get Started

 
 
 

Featured Dorchester Clarinet Teachers

Danielle O

Instruments:

Danielle is an active orchestral player in Boston, New Hampshire and New York, playing with such orchestras as the Boston Ballet Orchestra, the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra of Indian Hill, Lexington Symphony Orchestra, Cape Ann Symphony and Nashua Symphony.  She has worked with many prestigious conductors, including James Levine, Ludovic Morlot, David Boyd, Jonathan McPhee, Bruce Hangen, Mischa Santora, and Benjamin Zander. Originally from the small town of Barryville, NY, Danielle's orchestral career has taken her throughout the U.S. and abroad.  She has played in Boston's Symphony Hall, New York's Carnegie Hall and Cleveland's Blossom Music Center.  She began her piano studies at the age of 9 in her hometown of Barryville, NY. Taking up the clarinet at age ten and the bassoon one year later, the precocious young musician advanced very quickly. By the age of twelve, she was studying with former Russian concert pianist Sergei Arzoumanov, who led her through the rigorous demands of European classical training. Danielle also studied for a brief time with Morris Borrenstein, a graduate of the Manhattan School of Music in New York. Daniele remains an active orchestral player in the Boston area, and a dedicated teacher of more than thirty piano and clarinet students.

matthew f

Instruments:

             My goal the last few years has been learning and perfecting the technique and different styles of the clarinet. I've worked and studied with some of the best clarinetist in the world and feel I have a great idea of what it takes, and have a great love for what I'm doing. I am well versed in many styles of playing from jazz, to romantic, to pop, even klezmer having studied with Frank London from the Klezmatics. I've done quite a bit of teaching both privately, and in a group classroom format. I am constantly seeking to spread my love of the clarinet and the many different genres it can be used both through my playing, and through my teaching. For my visit my website. mfclarinet.webs.com

Sarah H

Instruments:

I am a passionate and patient instructor who loves to help students find joy in making music. I believe that developing a methodical way of practicing and thinking about music reading, tone production, and creating rhythm is the key to unlocking the ability of students to enjoy the music they produce. In 2008 I graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Music Education degree. During my ungraduate years I studied classical saxophone with Dale Underwood and was selected as a soloist with the university's concert band on two occassions. I was also a member of the school's jazz ensembles and began to study improvisation. Between 2008 and 2013 I taught classes and lessons, mostly classical in nature, but also played regularly in jazz ensembles around Washington DC. I honed my improvisation skills through attending Barry Harris' Jazz Workshop in NY and recieving lessons from the great Lee Konitz. I've had the opportunity to play with many formidable members of the jazz community, both old and young, and have performed at many venues. You can view my website for the particulars, along with samples of my jazz improvisation and free improvisation.

Laura R

Instruments:

Learning to play a musical instrument well is an act of mind, body, and soul.  The mind becomes strong and powerful.  The body learns how to do what the mind tells it to.  And, the soul is expressed with the tools you have learned.   From the first time I knew I wanted to play music, I have had nothing but enthusiasm for learning how to express myself through art.  I have not only grown to play what I want to play, but I have grown as a person.  I have learned self-discipline, the glory of success, and the joy of doing what I love.  BUT, the most gratifying aspect of music is sharing it with others through performance and teaching.

Danby C

Instruments:

I'm a native of South Korea, and have been actively performing with various chamber ensembles and orchestras across the East coast in the United States. I have appeared as a soloist with the New World Symphony Orchestra in Busan, South Korea, Busan Clarinet Choir and the TV and Radio Symphony Orchestra in St. Petersburg, Russia. I have also performed as a member of numerous ensembles in Canada, Italy, Japan and in South Korea.  I won a top prize at the Korea Clarinet Association Ensemble Competition which included a performance at the Seoul Art Center, a second prize at the National Music Competition by Busan Music Association of Education and was a winner of the school's annual concerto competition which included a performance as a soloist with Pusan National University Symphony Orchestra. I earned an award for outstanding student upon graduation from New York University where I hold a Master’s degree as a scholarship recipient.  As a member of Trio Mirabile since 2012, I was the first place winner at the American Protege International Competition of Romantic Music which included a performance at the Carnegie Hall, New York where I was awarded with the Judges' Distinction. I was also invited to the artist-in-residence at the Banff Centre.  I was also elected to a membership in the national music honor society Pi Kappa Lambda. I perform regularly as a guest solo artist with Amici String Quartet in South Korea. My upcoming concerts include Artie Shaw clarinet concerto with Doctor’s Symphonic Band and Mozart Quintet with Amici String Quartet in South Korea, 2015.  In June 2014, I joined the faculty of Boston University Tanglewood Institute where I have been an assistant for Ethan Sloane’s Clarinet Workshop since 2009 as well as performing recitals on the faculty concert series. I hold a doctor of musical arts degree from Boston University, where I have worked with Ethan Sloane as a teaching assistant and as a scholarship recipient. My former teachers include David Krakauer, Esther Lamneck, Larry Guy and Woo-Young Chung. 
 
 

Why Choose Musika

icon

Convenient

People are busy these days, we get that. So we work around your schedule, giving you the option of taking lessons right in the comfort of your own home.

icon

Risk-Free Trial Lesson

We stand behind our teachers. If you are not 100% satisfied with your trial lesson, the lesson is FREE. Go ahead give it a try, you really have nothing to lose.

icon

Musika Qualified Teachers

Our instructors have been hand-picked for their high standard of musical excellence & love of teaching.

icon

No Hidden Fees

We are straightforward folks here at Musika. You pay for lessons, that's it. Choose from our pay as you go monthly billing or opt for a set of lessons.

 

More Information About Clarinet Lessons

Wood clarinets are the usual option for beginning level students. It is common for students to rent the clarinet until they are able to afford to buy one. All clarinets will come with a sturdy case so that the instrument can be transported safely. The pieces included with the instrument are the bell, the lower joint, the upper joint, the barrel, and the mouthpiece. You will also need to invest in reeds, or a reed making kit if you wish to make your own reeds.
In home clarinet lessons offer a convenient option for learning to play the instrument for most students. The lessons will be structured the same way as in-studio lessons and will generally be once a week.
Our teachers create a custom lesson plan for each student studying clarinet. Clarinet lessons are useful for many students taking band or woodwinds during school. They will focus on how to prepare the instrument for playing, how to hold the clarinet, how to read music, and common musical styles which use the clarinet.
It is never too late to play an instrument. We have many adult students playing clarinet. Our teachers can work with you whether you are a beginner or advanced player. Many of our adult students notice significant progress in just a short time! It is important to practice every day between your lessons to notice the most progress.
Our recommended starting age for clarinet is around age 7. The clarinet has many keys, so the most significant factor to keep in mind is whether or not the student's hands are large enough to facilitate playing. It is also important that the student has the developed lung capacity to play. The clarinet is also a great choice for musicians already familiar with other wind instruments.

Ready for a Trial Lesson? Have Questions? Call 617-307-7729