Online Instructors

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by AKtrumpet, Jun 5, 2010.

  1. AKtrumpet

    AKtrumpet Piano User

    Jun 4, 2010
    I've been thinking about taking weekly lessons from an online instructor but before I start handing out cash I have a few questions that I would appreciate help with.

    - Are online instructors viable, as in, are they able to show me what I should be doing via a web cam the same (or atleast similar to) an instructor in the physical sense?

    - What is the range of the lesson cost? x$$$-y$$$

    - Who are some good online instructors that might be willing to teach a freshman in high school? A daring task I know! :cool:

    Aidan S.
    Last edited: Jun 5, 2010
  2. TrumpetMD

    TrumpetMD Fortissimo User

    Oct 22, 2008
    I take lessons from an online instructor a few times a year, because I feel he has some unique things to offer, which I can't get from a local teacher. However, I use a local person as my regular trumpet teacher. There are just somethings you can't do with a webcam.
  3. Bob Grier

    Bob Grier Forte User

    May 4, 2007
    Greensboro, NC
    I've had great success teaching web cam lessons. I did have to learn how to use the web cam because it is different. I charge $52.00 for a one hour lesson. I have 30 years experience teaching students your age. You do need a top quality web cam like a logitech 9000 and a fairly fast computer.

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