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Becca S.

6 Reviews
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  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Becca S.

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I have been playing the saxophone since I was 9 years old, and was tutoring younger band students since 10 years old. Once I started college, about 5 years ago, I started teaching saxophone lessons professionally.

Lessons structures vary depending on the student's playing level. Prior to the first lesson, I work with all students to understand their goal(s) so we can structure the lesson to achieve these goals.
With complete beginners, after the first lesson you can expect to learn how to put the instrument together and even play a short song. In our later lessons we talk about instrument basics such as breath control, embouchure, hand position, tuning, and more. With my intermediate students we focus the first half of the lesson on basics/technique/scales while the second half we work on the music that we have selected. I include some basic music theory in all lessons.

For my lessons, I use a technique book and song book, varying on the students level. I provide extra sheet ...

About Becca

Hi, my name is Becca and I have been playing saxophone for the past 13 years. When I was 9 years old I joined the elementary band and chose saxophone. Ever since then I continued playing classical saxophone, was always first chair, and gave lessons to other students. In middle school I jo

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Super patient and very nice!
Krivi S.
I had a great first class with Becca. Looking forward to future classes.
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Chad E.

6 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Chad E.

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I studied classical saxophone at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels and Jazz improvisation at Howard University. My lessons will show you just about every aspect of playing the saxophone form articulation for an etude or how to swing the notes for jazz band.

About Chad

Saxophone is my business for over 40 years. Jazz, R&B, Classical, Hip Hop whatever the job needs. If you want to learn how to play classical and need work that will get you that scholarship, you have come to the right place. You could be in the jazz band and need some help with the improvisation, yo

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Marie
My son really hated practicing his saxophone and going to his lessons. Ever since he started working with Chad, he can't wait to start his lessons and practices ALL THE TIME now😳. He said Chad taught him this and off he goes into "practice land". We may have a star on our hands.
Yolanda
Chad is a kind and patient instructor. He has a talent for instilling confidence and bringing out the best performance in his students
Guy D.
Chad has been very encouraging so far. My son is planning to audition for his school jazz band, and Chad is helping him prepare for this. So far, we are very pleased and impressed. Thank you.
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Kaitlyn T.

8 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Associates in Music from San Diego Miramar College
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Kaitlyn T.

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My students excel in everything they do because of the techniques we learn that incorporate skills to strengthen learning in subjects including: math, science, languages, reading, writing, creativity and many more life long skills. I challenge my students and encourage them to have fun most of all in pursuing their passions for music.

About Kaitlyn

Associates in Music from San Diego Miramar College Bachelor's in Music Studies from Berklee College of Music Master's in Music Education from Boston University What I Teach? I have taught public school band and orchestra since 2012. I teach at Tilghman's Academy of Music online privately and

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Kaitlyn is exactly the right teacher for my 5th grade clarinet player.
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My 10 year old son really enjoyed the clarinet lesson. He learned a lot and thought she was very nice.
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Max S.

18 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Grand Prize from International chamber music ensemble competition
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Max S.

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An experienced teacher who's an expert saxophonist can help you reach your goals. I bring an exhaustive knowledge of the saxophone and saxophone teaching practice to lessons. And I have experience teaching students of all ages and backgrounds. I'll help you get farther, faster on your saxophone journey.

About Max

While other instructors teach multiple instruments, my specialized knowledge of saxophone can get you farther, faster. I help students make quick and efficient progress in developing a strong sound concept, learning saxophone-specific techniques, making appropriate repertoire choices, setting smart

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Thoroughly enjoyed the lesson with Max.
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awesome instructor saw great results in first lesson!
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Leonardo B.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Leonardo B.

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Hi! I'm, Leonardo A. Becton and I go by Mr. B! I was born and raised in St. Louis, MO. Taught in the St. Louis Public School District. Started playing the saxophone at Ford Middle School in 1985. Graduated from Soldan High School where I continued to play saxophone, also learning piano and clarinet. I graduated from Mississippi Valley State University in 1996 with a B.A. in Music Performance. I have had the opportunity to perform with many artists such as Hamiet Bluiett (of the World Saxophone Quartet) and Dorothy Donegan. I have performed for the Tony award winning actor Ben Vereen and Debbie Turner (Miss America 1990, motivational speaker). In college, I performed as one of the opening acts for Bobby Jones and New Life. As a high school senior he had the thrill of a lifetime by participating in a music workshop with Pulitzer Prize winner Wynton Marsalis.

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About Leonardo

Music is just like life. You will have ups and downs. There were times when I first started playing that I wanted to quit. Then also, there were times I felt like I was on top of the world! When you chose me as your music teacher, you get someone who will get you thru those times. Its hard work,

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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
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  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2006
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Jesse M.

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Learn about rhythm, melody, harmony, and dynamics, and how they apply to the saxophone. Explore the range of your instrument through various scales. Build solid skills through understanding the mechanics of how your body and instrument work together.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students for bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partner Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.

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"I highly recommend Kendra as a woodwinds teacher! I'm back playing tenor sax after 40 years off, and wanted to get my technique back, and learn to express my musical ideas. Now I'm playing better than my high school days, and newly doing jazz solos.
Kendra is wonderfully, broadly trained, and very effective at working with me on everything from embouchure and fingerings to maximizing effectiveness of practice. She is ALWAYS upbeat, supportive, friendly, PATIENT, and helpful - and I've always looked forward to our lessons. She is very good at figuring out how to be helpful, and how to keep the joy in music even while working on technique, and at my request, music theory. I could not have enjoyed the experience more, or been more successful, than with Kendra."
Eric
Took Saxophone lessons from Kendra E.
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"I didn't know what to expect. Linda was fantastic. I'm a beginner sax player and she worked with me to get my sounds correct. She has the right attitude for a teacher and I felt good after my lesson. I'm looking forward to my next lessons"
Dale
Took Saxophone lessons from Linda C.
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"Eric shows concern for helping you work on where you want to go in my music journey"
Jeff
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric C.
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"Great. My son really liked him. He gave some good tips and directions."
Matt
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"Another great lesson!"
Wyatt
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Frixos was a terrific teacher for my son (now 12) and my daughter (now 14). He worked with them once per week for about two years, when my son finished 5th grade and my daugher was finishing 6th grade. He helped my son get started and learn the alto sax from scratch, and helped get my daugher on track, and correct her many mistakes. In short, both my kids made the top band in middle school at the end of their 6th grade years. My daugher was the top alto sax in her middle school by middle of 7th grade, and my son by the end of 6th grade. The both had a blast with their instruments, and the worked with them on the scales, and playing various genres of music including jazz. Their understanding of music was far beyond most of their classes, and they enjoyed their class time with him, and got to know a person that spend their entire life and professional career in the music business. In addition to Alto Sax lessons, he worked with the kids to learn music studio tools and play keyboard. After two years, we had to stop the lessons, due to financial constraints, but Frixos was like family to us, and I would highly recommond him to anyone without hesitation. He's a great guy!"
Jonathan
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Great first lesson - very informative and helpful. I am looking forward to following his guidance/instructions and put forth the effort into playing my tenor as I’ve dreamed of one day."
Jose
Took Saxophone lessons from Lonze R.
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"My son who plays in high school honors band is taking alto sax lessons with Maureen for past few months. Maureen is an amazing teacher, very detail oriented focused. My son has learned advanced techniques and won few medals at state level with superior rating of 1. I would highly recommend Maureen, she is a fabulous saxophone teacher who is actively involved and renowned personality in music community with playing in many DC metro area concerts. My son enjoys every lesson and will be continuing to be her student in coming year."
Ayush
Took Saxophone lessons from Maureen W.
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"I like Sergio because he is very laid back and super funny. He fits incredibly well with my learning style and pace and I always enjoy our lessons. I was immediately able to pick up things I had previously struggled with upon taking his classes and have really enjoyed myself. Overall, I would absolutely recommend Sergio to anyone looking to start playing saxophone."
Lucy
Took Saxophone lessons from Sergio M.
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"Best ever! Exactly what we are looking for in a teacher. Great skills and he knows how to make it fun!"
Jasmine
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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