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Eric C.

14 Reviews
Monrovia, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, French
  • Awarded Scsboa All Southern California, Jazz All-stars from SCSBOA
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Eric C.

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I figure out exactly where you are in your technique and knowledge of music and of the instrument. Then, I start teaching from there! For me, the goal of lessons should be the goal of the student, and I do my best to honor that while pushing my students to surpass those goals.

My ultimate aim, is to provide you with an approach to practicing and performing music, that keeps you wanting to go back to do more.

In my career, I primarily play the tenor and baritone saxophones, but I mostly teach alto, and play soprano sometimes. Additionally, I also play the clarinet, bass clarinet, flute and piccolo. With this experience, I help out a lot of my more advanced saxophone students with doubling on these instruments, so they can be prepared for college and the professional world.

I encourage my advanced Jr. High and High School students to audition for various honor groups throughout California and the country such as SCSBOA, CBDA, JBOA, etc. With my background in these groups, I ...

About Eric

Hi there! I'm Eric Croissant, an energetic Multi-Instrumentalist, Music Educator, Composer, Recording Artist, and Producer from Southern California. I've been playing music for almost my whole life, and it's the greatest joy. Over the years, I learned to play the Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet, a

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Faisal
My son was very happy with the lesson and his self-esteem jumped upwards 100% Thank you, Eric!
Jeff P.
Eric shows concern for helping you work on where you want to go in my music journey
Zac M.
Eric is an excellent teacher. He is very knowledgeable and very thorough when he is teaching his students. He is very talented and player numerous instruments. I would recommend him to anyone for lessons.
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Michael H.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Michael H.

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I have had many successful students in my nearly 10 years teaching saxophone! I always gear lessons toward the individual student's musical goals and interests and I am constantly reinforcing good technique and practice habits. My favorite genre to teach is jazz, but I can help you with classical and pop music, too!

About Michael

I received my bachelors degree in music education and jazz studies from Western Michigan University, and my master's in jazz studies from Temple University in Philadelphia. I have played saxophone, flute and clarinet professionally in many different settings. My favorite genre to play and teach

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Ian
I’m very fortunate to be able to learn from Michael. I’ve been working with him for two years now. Since COVID we have been doing lessons online and it’s working well. He is a very talented musician and teacher. Also a very kind and supportive person.
Hugh
Michael introduced my 10 year old kid to saxophone. Lessons were in person and online. My daughter enjoyed them greatly and progressed well, learning to read music and play by ear. He was creative, nurturing and supportive to a new learner. He left quite a lasting impression. We were sad to see him leave the area.
Bobby
I've been with Micheal for over two years now and he has helped me a ton. He's helped my technique, understanding of theory and the music I'm playing. I have recently started flute and he has given me great guidance on how I can improve and it has help tremendously.
Out of all the private lesson teachers I've had, Micheal is by far the best. I highly recommend him.
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Carl W.

65 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2001
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Carl W.

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With over 20 years as a professional saxophonist and 15 years teaching experience I know the demands of a performing musician professionally and academically. I teach students how to produce a good tone quality with characteristic vibrato. I can teach students to become good at reading music. Students who are interested in jazz or pop styles of music will be taught improvisation techniques and how to play by ear.

About Carl

As far back as I can remember I have always enjoyed performing music. I can remember during my elementary school years how I would play drums during church service. Some days I would sneak in my dad's closet to play his saxophone. I began learning how to play saxophone in middle school and by the ti

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Great instruction, very patient with this beginner.
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Guy D.

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Starting at $34
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
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Guy D.

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Experienced teacher of 5 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate/advanced saxophone students as well as beginner/intermediate flute and clarinet lessons. All ages welcome. Preparations for all levels of NYSSMA, auditions, or just striving to improve!

About Guy

I am a performing classical saxophonist and reed doubler from Long Island, New York. I graduated from the Manhattan School of Music with a Bachelors of Music. I have performed with numerous groups such as the New York Wind Orchestra, the Atlantic Winds Symphony, and as a featured soloist with the Ma

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Lucas H.

89 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 to 85
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Lucas H.

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Professional saxophonist, trained at the nations top music schools, I teach students of all levels and ages, whether just beginning or an experienced player. I have a great amount of experience in both classical and jazz and have been playing for about 21 years myself. I currently teach saxophone at Austin Peay State University and Tennessee State University, but truly enjoy working with students of all ages and abilities!

In addition to helping students establish solid fundamentals, I can help you reach your goals, whether that be through working on classical solo repertoire, jazz and improvisation, band music, preparing for a competition or audition, and more. I try to make lessons fun and enjoyable for the student.

If you don't live near me, online lessons are a great alternative to in person lessons. I have had success teaching many students of various abilities and ages throughout the country and abroad online! I have taught online students from 26 different states and 3 ...

About Lucas

I am a professional musician/teacher with over 14 years of experience teaching private lessons to students of all ages and abilities. I have a Doctorate degree in music from the University of Colorado, have two additional graduate degrees in music, from the University of Michigan and Northwestern Un

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Shelbey E.

2 Reviews
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  • Bachelor of Music in Saxophone Performance from University of the Pacific
  • Teaching since 2015
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Shelbey E.

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Lessons with me are engaging, fun, and tailored to each student's individual needs! I have been a private instructor for over 5 years for students ranging from beginners to advance. My students can learn how to play the saxophone, refine their technique, enhance their musicality, and prepare for contests, auditions, and solo performances.
My education includes a Bachelor of Music in Saxophone Performance from University of the Pacific and I am currently studying at Portland State University working toward my Master of Music in Saxophone Performance.

About Shelbey

Hello future student! My name is Shelbey and I am a saxophonist and instructor currently located in Portland, Oregon. I have been a private instructor for over five years and I love providing a fun and supportive environment for all students. No matter your goals, I am here to give you all the knowl

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Esther
My son, who is 14yr, loved working with Shelbey, as his saxophone teacher. He played in the middle school band and needed a private teacher. Shelbey inspired him with her warm enthusiasm and incredible knowledge. She was able to help him learn to play this challenging instrument, even though he wore braces and would struggle to make clear sounds. Shelbey’s technical knowledge of the saxophone was so impressive and really helped my son improve. During my son’s performance at the school, it was clear that he had the edge over the other students, as his sound was beautiful. We appreciated that Shelbey would take time to get to know our son and care for him as a person. Shelbey is an amazing teacher, we love her!!

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Arcadia, CA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Arcadia is $72. 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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"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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"A really talented teacher!"
Bear
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"We have had an excellent experience with Lonze. He is great with my 10 year old son who is taking music lessons for the first time. After just 3 lessons, I am amazed at the knowledge and skills my son has picked up. Lonze was great at communicating right from the start, promptly answering all of my questions and even sharing some tips and tricks to make sure we got off to a smooth start. During lessons, Lonze is patient and encouraging, and has a great way of weaving in all aspects of musicianship beyond just focusing on the instrument - tempo, breathing, reading music, etc. He makes it a point to emphasize a love for playing music and that has been a great motivator for my son to actually want to practice every day. I'm grateful that we found Lonze and would recommend him to anyone!"
Sagan
Took Saxophone lessons from Lonze R.
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"I think she is a really good teacher."
Francis
Took Saxophone lessons from Maureen W.
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"excellent instructor and a wonderful person

I have been taking music lessons with Daniel since April of 2013 and it has been a great learning experience.

I had no musical background and I started learning Saxophone with Daniel and 7 months later, I am able to play popular songs that he chooses to fit best for enhancing learning curve. He does a great job with reinforcing correct habits from the very beginning and has been very encouraging and has highlighted improvement as we go from class to class. As music learning can be frustratingly slow, the feedback and reassurance he provides definitely helps in keep going back for more.

I wanted to learn guitar and piano with him as well, he encouraged to learn only Piano (for enhancing learning curve for musical theory concepts) and hold guitar for later. Which speaks about how he is genuinely concerned about your learning of music with sound reasoning. So now I take guitar and Piano lessons with him. He is very patient, polite and professional. He is great with students of all ages and easily modifies teaching style as per student needs.

Besides all that he is a great person to talk to. Numerous times we have had great discussions about things outside music.

I would highly recommend Daniel for music lessons to everyone."
Anant
Took Saxophone lessons from Daniel K.
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"Schroeder has done an excellent job teaching my son to play the saxophone. He makes the lessons fun and connects the learning to applicable examples that make sense to my child."
Grant
Took Saxophone lessons from Schroeder S.
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"He is funny and makes songs of your choice."
Barry Gerdsen
Took Saxophone lessons from Jeff J.
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"My son got continually got better over the coarse of his lesson."
Catharine
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"Excellent session. Michael is patient and encouraging. Our granddaughter enjoys the interaction with Michael."
James
Took Saxophone lessons from Mike P.
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"Mike has been a great teacher for my daughter. She has played for a year, so he spent the first couple lessons really getting to know her and where she stands in terms of ability at the moment. She is already building up her foundational skills with his help, and, perhaps even more important to the younger player, he is encouraging and fun. She has closed each lesson with a smile on her face. Thanks so much, Mike!!!"
Charlotte
Took Saxophone lessons from Mike P.
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