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Kendra E.

19 Reviews
East Hartford, CT
Starting at $35
  • Bachelor of Music in saxophone performance from University of Arizona
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
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Kendra E.

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I have been teaching saxophone for 15+ years. I enjoy teaching people of all ages, both children and adults, of all levels. I believe in teaching a strong core of music fundamentals but also in finding what makes music special to each student. Lessons should be fun and engaging. I have several students audition into regional bands, and select school ensembles every year. But we also make sure to play some pop tunes and top 40.

About Kendra

Now accepting vaccinated students for in person lessons. Happy to teach virtual lessons for unvaccinated students. I am a musician with an equal passion for performing and teaching. I have taught ages 8-80 at all levels from beginner to advanced. I believe in the importance of teaching a strong c

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Jeff B.
Diagnosed my instrument problem and I was able to fix it in the first 5 minutes. Looking forward to working with Kendra weekly
Davis
Kendra knows exactly how to push a student to improve while always being positive which makes the process perfect as a student tries to improve their capabilities over time.
Francesca B.
Great lesson! thank you!
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Christopher V.

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  • Awarded Downbeat Music Award from Downbeat Magazine
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
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Christopher V.

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I offer a complete and in-depth understanding of how to play the saxophone for students of any skill level. I have a degree in Jazz Saxophone from the highly acclaimed Frost School of Music at the University of Miami, and am extremely experienced in many other instruments and genres. I have experience teaching in public schools as well as teaching privately, so I am used to nearly every possible situation. I specialize in catering my lessons to the specific goals of my students and take pride in creating an enjoyable environment for each individual!

My lessons focus on the basics and fundamentals of saxophone, in addition to:
- reading music
- improvisation and soloing
- ensemble and orchestral playing
- genre specific skills (such as growling, vibrato, tone, altissimo, etc.)

I think it's important to teach what the student wants to learn, so I am open to working on songs and pieces that aren't necessarily the norm for saxophonists!

About Christopher

Hey there, I'm Chris! I've been studying and playing multiple instruments since I was 3 years old, and have dedicated my life to creating and teaching the best music possible. My degree in Jazz Saxophone from the Frost School of Music provided me with a skill set I can now share with other ambitious

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Lauren K.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BM - Music Education from Brooklyn College
  • Awarded Sherman Van Solekma writing prize from Brooklyn College
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Lauren K.

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Teach Alto & Tenor Saxophone

About Lauren

I have taught students from the age of 10 to 60 in all levels of flute, piccolo, alto and tenor saxophone as well as beginner clarinet. For the younger students I have also used to recorder to teach notes and to build confidence. My goal is to make the learning fun as that turns practicing into fu

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Rachel I.
First lesson went very well, daughter understood everything she explained .. looking forward to continue with her..
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The lesson went great. My son was very happy. Lauren is a sweet young lady who I could see right away works well with kids.
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Claire G.

83 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Spanish, French
  • Awarded Elected Member of the Society of Pi Kappa Lambda from Beta Omega Chapter
  • Teaching since 2010
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Claire G.

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I recently received my Doctorate in instrumental performance at the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami. Even though, at the university my focus was on clarinet performance, I also play saxophone and enjoy teaching saxophone lessons.

I have the experience of teaching private lessons in France and America and I am seeking clarinet students of every level and age.

I will focus my teaching on your needs and can help you improve technique, musicianship and sound production. I also can help you get ready for auditions and recitals.

About Claire

Hello, my name is Claire and I am originally from Nice in the South of France. I moved to the United States in August 2010 to study music in an American university and graduated in May 2020 with a Doctorate in Musical Arts. I have been teaching on Takelessons since 2016 and I teach three subject

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Ramon L.
I would like the teacher to be more assertive, the rest is excellent.
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The teacher shall be more assertive, otherwise she is very proficient.
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Jacob G.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jacob G.

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Jacob Gibson offers a variety of expertise in his approach to saxophone teaching. As a current PhD student at Kent State University, Jacob ensures his teaching is sociologically savvy and fosters an environment of openness and acceptance. Jacob has taken his private instrument students to regional/state/and national competitions. Jacob has been teaching saxophone privately for 8 years, and has been a public school music teacher for 5 years. He is an active member of the Ohio Music Education Association, the Association for Popular Music Education Association, and the National Association for Music Education. He is a former member of the Pennsylvania Music Education Association and the Northwestern Educational Association of PA. Jacob has remained current with all forms of educational clearances on an annual basis beginning in 2012. Jacob currently performs as a saxophonist with the Kent State University Wind Ensemble and the Kent State University Saxophone Ensemble. As a saxophonist, ...

About Jacob

Hello! My name is Jake Gibson. I currently am a PhD Student in Music Education at Kent State University. I am also the Graduate Assistant in Music Education at Kent State. I play the saxophone and piano as my primary instruments, but as a former band director, I feel comfortable teaching a wide rang

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Aaron S.

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  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Aaron S.

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Saxophone is one of the easiest instruments to pick up, but one of the most difficult to refine. I specialize in getting you from that horrible honking noise that makes your family run in terror to a sweet singing melodic tone that has the subtlety of a fine oboe but with the power of a military trumpet.

Saxophone performance isn't interchangeable with clarinet or any other instrument so I'll introduce you to all the things that make saxophone unique: how to form the mouth around the mouthpiece, anchor tonguing for better control, and the different fingerings that make the saxophone one of the most versatile instruments in the world.

About Aaron

I was raised in one of those freaky music families. Dad was a composer/arranger/clarinetist and Mom was an expert flutist. There was a saxophone lying around the house unused so I decided that I would play that. I took the approach many of you are on right now: learning the basics in middle schoo

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"A great start. Look forward to more."
Bob
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"Always positive and supportive which is very helpful when one is just beginning as I am!"
Davis
Took Saxophone lessons from Kendra E.
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"having lots of fun - not intimidating and knows how to help me get better!"
Bruce Engelhardt
Took Saxophone lessons from Ian B.
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"I have been playing the saxophone for over 50 years without a long term period between active playing. Nick has been very effective in my playing ability and I have learned a great deal from him."
Sid
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Nick S.
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"Great teacher! Highly recommend. Teaches the fundamentals while incorporating fun musical facts along the way."
Vanessa
Took Saxophone lessons from Randall K.
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"I'm a beginning saxophone player and have been working with Dave for a couple of months. Very patient and inspiring, I've been very happy with him."
David
Took Saxophone lessons from Dave S.
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"Diagnosed my instrument problem and I was able to fix it in the first 5 minutes. Looking forward to working with Kendra weekly"
Jeff
Took Saxophone lessons from Kendra E.
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"My son is currently taking online lessons with Lucas and we're both quite happy with the experience so far. My son has been playing tenor for 4 years (currently 10th grade- in concert, jazz and marching bands at school) and had only ever taken live lessons before, but we're finding that online works out well. No extra travel time/hassle, which is great since he doesn't drive yet- just log online from our basement. Lucas had good availability and has been open to reschedule as necessary. Lucas has helped him with pieces for honor band auditions so far with specific feedback and even I can hear the difference in my son's playing."
Kieran
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"My son has only had one lesson so far but we look forward to more. My son enjoyed the lesson and Lucas is very knowable and good at what he does."
Edward
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"I picked up my horn after laying it aside forever. Matt's teaching was spot on and he did not come off as patronizing. He challenged me just enough to get my playing and theory back on track."
Cary
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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