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Karen D.

36 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches Beginner
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Karen D.

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Saxophone:
A family of woodwind instruments, saxophones are usually made of brass and played with a single-reed mouthpiece similar to that of the clarinet. Like the clarinet, saxophones have holes in the instrument which the player closes using a system of key mechanisms. When the player presses a key, this typically causes a pad to close over a hole. There is soprano, alto, tenor, bass and baritone saxophones. The great thing about learning saxophone is it is almost the same fingers as flute and clarinet! We will start with the basics of learning finger placement, breath control, notes, reading, rhythms, songs, theory and improvising.

About Karen

Hi! My name is Karen D. I’ve had the pleasure of performing, singing, writing, and recording since I was seven years old. Besides being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music, I have been a lifelong student of the international world-renowned instructors Dante Pavone and Charlie Banacos.

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Stacie J.
Karen obviously loves the piano & guitar. She’s probably an excellent teacher for those instruments. Why do I say that? That’s what she talked about! She spent half my lesson trying to convince me to learn one of those instruments. Could work on listening skills! Not even sure if she owns a set of bongos herself. Didn’t start teaching me anything until last 10 min & then I had to leave early anyway. So 50 min out of 60 and about 5 I actually learned a few things I could have been practicing for at least 30 min of class. Use her if you want to learn something else other than bongos.
John J Conlon
Ms. Karen did a pretty good job, she had ideas for the lesson and provided ideas for the next lesson. She went out of her way to help me with this new idea---------"music" and "reading music." If there was any short fall in the lesson it was on my side and my preparation failings. I have no problem recommending Ms. Karen to others. Regards, JC
Troy W.
Extremely knowledgeable! Karen is a superb guitar instructor. Honestly, I was struggling. Discouraged! She helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses, and moved me from beginner to intermediate in a matter of months. If you’re getting tired of learning from YouTube and smart phone apps, let Karen kick start your guitar playing. You’ll be glad you did. Thanks Karen!!
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Mike P.

32 Reviews
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  • Awarded Senior Award from Kurt Lucas
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mike P.

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Having a great time learning the saxophone and learning about how to play it in any context!

About Mike

Hello! My name is Michael, I am a graduate of Towson University with a bachelors degree in music and jazz performance and I am eager to teach future musicians how to play the Saxophone/various instruments and to also teach them about music in general. I can also provide clarinet and flute lessons a

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Janet L.
It was phenomenal
Matthew
Mike gives great feedback and helps you understand the basics of the saxophone. Asking you what you want to learn and where you want to go with your practice.
Emilio
My son looks forward to his lessons. He’s learning and getting the one on one instruction that he needs to improve.
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Brad B.

67 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Awarded 2016 BCCS Educator of the Year Award from Byron Center Charter School
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Brad B.

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Whatever your level, we will dive into great studies of classic fundamentals, technique refinement, mature tone quality, and of course music that YOU love to play.

About Brad

Greeting! I specialize in teaching trumpet, trombone, saxophone and clarinet. I have taught music at practically every level from Pre-Kindergarten through college (three years on staff with the band program at Cornerstone University), and have run multiple successful mid/high school band programs ov

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He has helped my son so much with playing his note clearer and stronger.
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Emily C.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Education from Lawrence University
  • Teaching since 2009
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Emily C.

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The saxophone is an incredibly versatile instrument, and I can help you build the fundamentals that will allow you to explore all sorts of genres. We'll work on scales, technique, tone production, and the repertoire that interests you most!

About Emily

Hello, I'm Emily, and I'd love to help you on your musical journey! I have years of experience teaching woodwind and piano lessons to students of all ages and backgrounds, from children beginning band programs and adults picking up a new hobby to serious students working to embark on a career a

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Sungjin
She is extremely patient. My 5 year old son enjoys piano lessons with her.
Ellen
Emily taught me the most valuable fundamental skill which is how to practice effectively.
Sofie G.
Emily was great with my daughter, Sofie. Sofie is super excited about next week’s lesson!
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Jeff B.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Math Major / music minor from Moorpark College
  • Teaches students 14 and up
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Jeff B.

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Jazz, Blues, Rock, Funk, R&B, Latin, etc.

¡Hablo Español!

I Teach All Ages, at All Levels: Songwriting, Music Theory, Composition Lessons, Arranging for Horns and Voice and Strings, Soloing, Improvisation, Classical Technique, and much much more!

I have been a pro musician all my adult life, teaching thousands of students over a span of more than three decades!

I am a published contributor to the #1 best-selling Jazz Theory book "Jazzology" (published by Hal Leonard - the world's largest music publisher), in addition to having almost 20 books published on the subject of theory and technique! I also have many many professional recordings to my credit that you can listen to online anytime!

I authored the following books (available on Amazon):

"Saxophone – Vol 1. Scales"
by Jeff Brent 2014
The Fastest Way to Master Fingering All Your Scales on Sax!

"Jazz Saxophone Arpeggios"
by Jeff Brent 2014
Internalize the essential finger gestures on saxophone into pure subconscious reflex

About Jeff

People study subjects for a great number of reasons, consequently I customize my lessons to each individual student's needs and wants. We learn different ways. Some of us are more visual, some more tactile, some more intuitive, some more cerebral, etc. Understanding this allows me to adapt to eac

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George
Jeff brent is an amazing Musician and teacher as well as a man who cares about his students, His systematic approach enables the student to go as far as they want! He worked with my daughter who played violin and piano with Jeff. Eventually she was writing music and was second chair violin at RCC Community College. Her Piano was amazing as well. She also helped other students in high school and college. She loves music like her mentor Mr. Brent. I have also been a student of Jeff fo about 12 years. At first I knew nothing about music except I loved it and I wanted to share music with Itzel.Now, I play Guitar and I am learning how to play saxophone as well. I am also a teacher at RUSD and I use my music to help my children learn how to learn phonics vocabulary story structure and how to write a song. Music in the class really is a game changer and it really inspires my children to learn vocabulary and language skills. Now, I am a gigging musician and I have played in bands coffee houses restaurants and even the streets. I love all of it. Now I am beginning to write songs and I am looking forward to my next chapter in my Musical Journey. Music is a huge part of my life and it fills me with hope and joy everyday of my life. Thank you Mr. Brent, You are a teachers teacher and I am so blessed to have you in my life. Mr. Brent you are one of the best!
Harvey
Fun, friendly, super knowledgeable. All around great teacher!
Will
Jeff will teach you how music works in a way that is easy to understand. You’ll be happy you chose him as your teacher.
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Alex R.

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  • B.M. Saxophone Performance from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Alex R.

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As an NYC jazz musician, It is imperative that I have a well rounded grasp on the saxophone to perform at the highest level and express myself without having the horn being an obstacle. I teach all ages at all levels and teach all my students to develop fundamental skills on the saxophone as well as making practice routines that best suit their strengths and leave them a well rounded saxophonist. Above all, I want my students to have fun while learning the sax and apply the knowledge I give them to their everyday lives.

About Alex

M. Alex Ramirez is a Colombian saxophonist, composer, producer, and educator based in New York City. His ideals on music focus on creating honest representations of his emotions whilst building a community that fosters innovation within the group and audience. M. Alex Ramirez was awarded 3rd pla

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"Gleb is an absolute please to learn from! He understands his students and patiently brings them to meet their fullest potential. He has a wonderful personality and fun approach to ensure that his students keep the enjoyment playing their selected instrument."
Naf
Took Saxophone lessons from Gleb V.
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"Lucas is a fantastic teacher and is the best teacher I've had so far!"
Gabe
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"I've gone through internet video instruction, tutorials, and different instructors and I have to say with 100% confidence that learning with Matt has been the most rewarding experience among the bunch!!"
Nick
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Gleb is a great sasophone and clarinet teacher! He has great talent to explaining, to let student to feel the instrument!"
Yura
Took Saxophone lessons from Gleb V.
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"Very professional and thorough!"
Dana
Took Saxophone lessons from Joseph M.
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"Our son really enjoyed his first lesson. Michael has a great way of connecting with teenagers and makes the lesson fun."
Caleb
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Mike has a wealth of knowledge about all the woodwind instruments and musical theory. He also never stops adding to that own knowledge as a performer and teacher by consistently seeking out professional opportunities to improve his own skills."
Liz
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael W.
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"Did a great job even though he was not able to see or hear us through your platform. Communicated to him via text. Was patient with Caroline."
Caroline
Took Saxophone lessons from Mike P.
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"Nick is very knowledgeable and proficient on saxophone, and a dedicated and patient teacher. No matter your level, there’s always more to learn, and I highly recommend Nick for your private instruction."
Chris
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Nick S.
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"Frixos is very professional and attentive. The classes are proficient and fun. Thank you!"
Elaine
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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