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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!

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Featured Dorchester Clarinet Teachers

Danielle O

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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.

Tyler B

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Originally from Florida, I am now living and working as a saxophonist/multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger, and teacher in Boston after completing my Master's degree from the New England Conservatory. As a performer, I play with several local bands in the jazz, rock, funk, world, and soul genres. As a teacher, I want to see my students not only develop a love of music, but develop a sense of hard work, community, and curiosity through music that they can take with them everywhere. 

Julia R

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I am a passionate and highly energized teacher. I graduated from Rhode Island College in 2010, and since then my life in music has taken me to numerous places. I did a tour in Austria and the Czech Republic, I have had the opportunity to take private lessons/master classes with some of the worlds best, and I get to share my love and knowledge of music with my students. 

Sarah H

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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.

Phillip G

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I was studying Electrical Engineering for two years at Tufts University before I decided to take a leap and follow my passion of music.  It has been an incredible journey ever since!  I have had the oppurtunity to play a wide variety of musical styles including rock jam-band, folk trio, jazz ensembles, latin jazz, chamber music, solo, duo, avante-garde, electronic, and many more.  No matter what the situation, I always love to play, create, and share music with others. Now, I want to help students find that same joy and connect with the music they love, or perhaps even develope the skills to create their own.
 
 

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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.

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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.

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Musika Qualified Teachers

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

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No Hidden Fees

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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.
Taking clarinet lessons in your home offers a great way to master your skills on the instrument without ever leaving your home! Many students and parents find this very convenient as there is no additional time for travel.
Our teachers create a customized lesson plan for every student. Topics covered during Musika's clarinet lessons may include, but are not limited to: learning the notes using a clarinet fingering chart, proper embouchure and tonguing technique, how to read music, how to care for your clarinet; which reed strength and mouthpiece to use, music theory, basic form and analysis, musicianship skills, or how to become a better musician, and most importantly, how to have fun playing the clarinet!
Adult clarinet lessons will provide technique on the instrument. Students can expect to learn a lot within the first few weeks of lessons. Teachers will encourage students to practice every day for the most progress.
We suggest starting clarinet lessons at age 7 or 8. A student should be able to hold the instrument correctly, so their fingers must be large enough to do this. Playing clarinet also requires significant lung capacity, which can be difficult for a younger child.

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