Saxophone Lessons in Albany, CA

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Brian C.

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Pacifica, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Brian C.

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The second you put your reed on your mouthpiece, you shape your sound. I like to alternate mouthpieces for unique new tones for different styles. Whether you are a beginner or have played for a few years, I can help you learn to play through passages, improvise over chords, and find your distinct tone. Let's jam!

About Brian

My name is Brian C. and I've been featured in the Berkeley Folklore Archive for songwriting! I am a creative person who is adept at a number of musical instruments. While I don't play them all, I would certainly like too. I have a music degree and I would love to teach your student anything from

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Jane D.
Brian is great for kids and adults!

My 10-year-old showed interest in learning piano, and Brian is great! My 8-year-old thought it looked fun, so we added him, and Brian does a great job with him. In fact, my 40-something husband was so impressed, he signed up, too! Brian is terrific with all of them. Everyone is learning at his own speed and each is improving. Brian adeptly teaches according to skill, interest, aptitude, and attitude. I'm so impressed! I heartily recommend for anyone looking for a music teacher.
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Letha H.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Italian, French
  • Awarded Scholarship for Studies in Cortona, Italy from City of Cortona, Italy
  • B.F.A. in Musical Theatre from University of Georgia
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Letha H.

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Saxophone studies are balanced with technic and standard repertoire. Students are prepared to advance in band and ensembles. I improve embouchure and breath support. I can provide coaching for performances and competitions for both band music and jazz studies.

About Letha

With a performance degree from the University of Georgia, teaching certification from Georgia State and over 25 years of professional teaching experience, I am able to offer my students a diverse range of instructional resources. Please note: While my traveling location is listed as a 10 mile rad

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Heather P.

31 Reviews
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  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Bachelor of Music from Wayne State University
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Heather P.

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As a clarinetist, it made perfect sense to me to pick up the saxophone. It is a great instrument to play. I really enjoy it.

I teach beginning and intermediate levels of saxophone. I use the rubank books as well as a few other books for saxophone books.

About Heather

Welcome! Interested in starting a musical journey with an enthusiastic, degreed, experienced teacher? You can learn whether you are an elementary beginner, retiree, a high school student, a musician with special needs, or an out of practice musician. Whatever your level, just sign up and begin!

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Jack R.
Heather is a great teacher; she is able to gauge ability and keeps the lessons varied and interesting, always pushing you just at the edge, beyond what you thought you were capable of. Friendly, amiable, and laidback in style, she makes learning in a comfortable atmosphere fun. You can tell she has a real passion for music and teaching, and results after just a few lessons proves she knows what she is doing.

I am a beginning singer, my only prior experience was singing with the congregation in church, not the choir.
Quinn
She's really nice, and makes warm-ups before starting the lesson for your voice range. The variety of songs you can sing is pretty big, you want to sing in Italian? There's plenty! Want to sing in Latin? I'm pretty sure there's a few! There are songs from various musicals, too. All in all, she's a pretty great teacher.
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Joshua W.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Oboe performance from Winthrop University
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Joshua W.

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I will find new repertoire for you to play, teach you basics like fingerings all the way up to advanced techniques like altissimo. If you do not know how to read music, that is okay too! I will teach that as well. I will prepare you for any high school and college auditions, and make suggestions on how to improve your musicianship.

About Joshua

Hi! I am Joshua, and I am a woodwind doubler. This means that I specialize in all of the woodwind instruments, but my primary instrument is Oboe. I am a third year college student majoring in Oboe performance, and I have made the intercollegiate honor band in South Carolina. I have also attended the

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Karen
Josh is a fantastic clarinet instructor. He’s enthusiastic, patient, and finds the right balance of fun and challenging exercises. I’ve been pleasantly surprised by how well the online lessons have gone.
Heather M.
If you've ever had to tell a coworker how to do something on a computer that you do 100 times a day without thinking, you know how hard it is to verbalize the things you do with muscle memory. Joshua is a whiz at finding exactly the right way to explain how to adjust my mechanics to make progress on my instrument. I played flute in HS over 30 years ago and was a little nervous about starting over at my age but Joshua is completely supportive and positive and fun. I also happen to be a science teacher and I've loved being a student again because it's helping me relate to my students and to think about feedback - so it's like my flute lessons are coming with bonus lessons on how to teach. I've learned a lot from Joshua in just a couple of months.
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John P.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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John P.

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I have over 30 years of experience teaching all ages and all styles of music to curious saxophonists who want to learn. I cater each person’s experience to their goals and likes.

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I have over 30 years of experience teaching saxophone lessons at all age ranges from beginner to graduate student and beyond.

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Dr. Nick S.

19 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Dr. Nick S.

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Learn your way with an instructor who puts student needs first. I have a Doctor of Music Arts degree in Saxophone Performance and 7 years of teaching experience working with beginners in 5th/6th grade through college music majors. As a performer, I play classical recitals, big band swing dance gigs, festivals, and more. As a teacher, I focus on what the student wants to learn - anything from basic foundation skills; scales and technique; theory; improvisation; and relevant repertoire. I place an emphasis on relaxation and removal of tension from the body which will dramatically improve the student's playing abilities.

About Dr. Nick

Update: Lesson pricing will increase on August 1st, 2021! Hello! If you would like to learn music, challenge your abilities, and express yourself by connecting with your inner artist, I can be your guide. If you want to get over the anxiety of playing music in front of others, I can help you tran

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Yu Beom
Best lesson!!!
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He is a nice teacher.

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Albany, CA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Albany is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $49 and $130 per hour.
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"Dillan was very excited after on all they went over!"
Dillan
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Dave is a very good teacher. I learned a lot from him about sound and improvisation. The lessons are always a lot of fun and inspiration."
Andrea
Took Saxophone lessons from Dave S.
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"Leslie is awesome! My son is so excited to play his saxophone again!!!"
Zachary
Took Saxophone lessons from Leslie K.
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"Tony is very well versed in serval instruments. I really enjoyed my round of lessons and I learned a great deal."
Maria
Took Saxophone lessons from Anthony M.
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"I forgot how to play my Saxophone but he helped remember all the basics and a few songs all in one lesson."
Lily
Took Saxophone lessons from Sergio M.
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"First lesson with Lucas- great start. Looking forward to more lessons."
Gary
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"I don’t sit in on the lessons, but this is the first lesson my 13 yr old takes initiative to be ready for. No chasing him to be ready. He even voluntarily re joined the band at school. All good signs to me. We had a couple of hiccups and Andrew was very accommodating to assist with rescheduling. BEST thing busy mom doesn’t have to leave home!"
Tae
Took Saxophone lessons from Andrew L.
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"Another great lesson!!!"
Melissa
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Patient, a wonderful beginner teacher!"
Anders
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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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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