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Alex L.

1 Review
San Diego, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 2nd Place from Taichung International Jazz Saxophone Competition
  • Teaching since 2002
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Alex L.

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Specialized approach for each individual student. Focusing on the students needs not dated pedagogy. From the budding beginner to professionals, I can create a program for students to reach their musical goals.

About Alex

*** Studio Equipment *** Digital Piano, stereo, Logic Studio *** Specialties *** Saxophone, Improvisation, Jazz, Composition, Sibelius. Logic

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Robert
Thanks for letting me provide a reference for Alex. I have taken alto sax lessons from him over the years, starting about 4-5 years ago. Alex is a great musician and teacher. Each lesson was consistently structured for: sound quality and listening, technical work and reading, duets, and improvisation. Rather than heavy music theory, he would instead provide routines to reinforce these concepts. He was always patient, and emphasized what I did well, with subtle redirection to correct problems. I definitely improved under his guidance and teaching.

The only reason I stopped seeing him was that my job became very demanding, and I could not devote enough time to practice and justify the time and cost of lessons. But even when I showed up unprepared, he was understanding and flexible to work with me.

If it would have been possible to have Alex come to me, I would have welcomed that.

Ian T.

8 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $35
  • Master of Music from San Diego State University
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches students 13 to 80
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Ian T.

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I encourage all my students to enjoy exploring the sound of the saxophone and to find their voice on the instrument. Lessons include everything from reading and basic stylistic concepts, to improvisation, playing along with recordings of your favorite players, and transcription. I am a graduate of the University of North Texas Jazz Studies program and have over 15 years of teaching experience.

I am also very diligent in teaching sound production, embouchure, and tone. I specialize in prepping saxophonists for high school and college auditions. Many of my high school students have participated in San Diego Honor Band and San Diego Youth Symphony and received top honors. I also offer full-service recording services and can help guide you through the college audition process.

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About Ian

I've been teaching woodwinds (saxophone, flute, and clarinet) for the past 15 years and enjoy the one-on-one interaction with students of all ages. Music is one of the last professions that is truly learned through apprenticeship. Having a good private teacher is absolutely essential to your growth

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Peter H.
The Best Saxophone lesson I ever had with a Great Teacher, Thanks Ian
Gary
Ian is a great teacher. Very encouraging, skilled and helpful. I learned a lot in an hour and I think I have already improved. Can’t wait to practice what he taught me. And looking forward to next week.
Christine G.
Ian is kind and supportive. He's making sure I get good habits and technique from the start.
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Jacob S.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Jussi Bjorling - Piano Performance from Gustavus Adolphus College
  • BA Music from Concordia College
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Jacob S.

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Knowledge and experience in alto saxophone.

About Jacob

Scroll down and check out my video introduction! I have my B.A. in music, currently pursuing Master of Arts in Music Composition, and I have been teaching lessons for 15 years. I am a professional Singer, Composer and Piano/Voice Teacher. I have coached students to the Voice and taught completel

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Alexandra
Everything went well until we decided to do in home classes. After we paId him upfront he canceled a couple of time then he rescheduled a virtual class where he never showed up, we texted him and 20 minutes later he sent a text letting us know he was too busy And couldn’t continue teaching my daughter. We asked for the refund which we haven’t received yet. He is a good teacher just very unprofessional. we didn’t lose that much money but he hurt my daughter since she looking forward to learn from him. I wouldn’t recommend him.
Nickson Severe
Great instructor.
Jonathan W.
Jacob does a really good job teaching saxophone lessons. He is very good with young kids.

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Masaru K.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1996
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Masaru K.

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Music is a universal language, and it is for everyone.
I believe in a fun and safe learning environment, and my goal as a teacher is to have the student leave the lesson feeling inspired, encouraged, and connected. I was touched by music at a young age, and it remains to be the most amazing, and the most positive force in my life, and it's been truly rewarding to be able to share this magic with aspiring musicians.
Throughout the years, I helped many of my students develop a strong bond with music. Many of them have succeeded in school ensembles and became award winning soloists.
Upon graduating from high school, some have moved on to pursue music in college and beyond, while some of them continue to enjoy playing as a hobby : )

About Masaru

We all need music - now more than ever, as we live in this unprecedented times. My name is Mas and I have been serving communities around the world as an active musician and a music educator for over 20 years on saxophones, flute, and clarinet. I have been teaching private lessons as well as improv

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Rick Jacobs
As a language teacher, I was looking for a clarinet/saxophone instructor with excellent communication skills and the ability to teach musical technique in an empathetic way. I was lucky to find Masaru Koga in Cupertino, California.

I enjoyed weekly lessons for about three years and really reached the point where I was constantly improving my clarinet mastery and getting closer to my performance goals. At one point, I became so enthusiastic, I also began saxophone lessons with Masaru!

I looked froward to meeting him for my weekly lessons and felt he gave more than 100% in patience, encouragement, and musical technique. He has a very warm, giving personality and when we were together, I made great progress and was very motivated to study and practice on my own.

I enthusiastically recommend Masaru Koga to other music students and wish I could be his student again!
Lorette
Encouraging and attentive, with a relaxed style of teaching. My son enjoyed his weekly saxophone lessons with Mas for several years.
Caden
He was awesome teacher! He upgraded me in higher level of playing sax.
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Adam D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $23
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts from University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
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Adam D.

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I work one-on-one with each student to develop not only a better saxophone player, but a solid basis for musicianship. Beginners will start with the basics, but advancing students can choose the area with which they choose to delve into. I specialize in college audition and contest prep, as well as jazz performance and improvisation.

About Adam

As a teacher, I strive to instill a sense of wonder in the arts, as well as appreciation for all kinds of music in my students. As a saxophone instructor, I focus on a solid foundation of the basics (scales, overtones) in tandem with growing musicality. I have been teaching saxophone lessons and

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Damien G.

45 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Master of Music, Clarinet Performance from University of North Texas
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Damien G.

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Damien G. received his Bachelor’s degree in Clarinet Performance from Loyola University New Orleans, his Master’s Degree from the University of North Texas, and is currently working on his DMA at the University of North Texas. As an undergrad at Loyola University, Damien toured as a clarinet soloist with the Loyola Chamber Orchestra in Yugoslavia, Hungary, and Vienna. He has been a member of the UNT Wind Symphony , under Eugene Corporan, and the UNT Orchestra, led by Anshel Brusilow. More recently, he has performed at two UNT concerto concerts as a soloist with the UNT chamber orchestra. Damien also has performed with the Contemporary Theater of Dallas along with other freelance activities in the DFW area. His teachers include: Mr. A. Crisanti,Dr. James Gillespie, Dr. John Scott, Steve Cohen, Daryl Coad, and John Reeks.

About Damien

Damien G. received his Bachelor’s degree in Clarinet Performance from Loyola University New Orleans, his Master’s Degree from the University of North Texas, and is currently working on his DMA at the University of North Texas. As an undergrad at Loyola University, Damien toured as a clarinet solois

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Andrew
great teacher!
Ramon L.
he reviews and cares in a broad way
Camille D.
Terrible. Only taught 30 minutes out of 60 minute sessions. On the 3 session I mentioned it and he said he didn’t think my son needed more than that even though we paid for it. Was so disrespectful!!!! Never again!!! Highly unprofessional when asked about why he cut the lessons short. Please don’t leave your kids with this instructor work paying attention. He will get over on you if he thinks you’re not involved.

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"Sean is a great teacher! He's extremely knowledgeable and can explain tough concepts very clearly. He's really made me feel like my goals are within reach. Highly, highly recommended (especially if you want to play jazz)."
Justin
Took Saxophone lessons from Sean H.
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"Matt is a knowledgeable and inspirational teacher! My son and daughter both take lessons with him weekly and, not only learn a lot, but enjoy their time with Matt is also personable and adapts his instruction based on each of my kids' learning styles."
Jessica
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"My daughter had the most wonderful first lesson I could have hoped for! Thank you for making her education enjoyable.. it already left her wanting to come back !"
Cassel
Took Saxophone lessons from Emily P.
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"I am 5 lessons in to a 10 lesson package and Kim has been excellent. She adjusts her style nicely to the student and has put me on track each week to be better. Great instructor!"
Connie
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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"Carl is a great teacher! My son is very excited to learn every time."
Gabriel
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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"Thanks for a great lesson! recamend you to everyone!"
Kelly
Took Saxophone lessons from Sergio M.
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"Michael is an extremely talented musician, and an equally talented instructor. He challenges me every week with new material to practice, but also keeps the lessons light-hearted and fun."
justin
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Mikaela is a very upbeat passionate teacher and was very warm and welcoming. I had no prior experience with instruments and I learned so much in 30 minutes and truly believe Mikaela will get me to my goal!"
Jerrod Nicholls
Took Saxophone lessons from Mikaela Y.
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"I'm a more "Senior" student who decided that learning the saxophone needed to be at the top of my "Bucket List". I recognize adult students can be particularly challenging because they're a bit more rigid in what they want. Carl is the perfect instructor for all ages. First he's extremely knowledgeable, making you confident he's leading you down the right path. He's has so much diversity in both instruments and styles that he's able to accommodate anyone. With this, he has been able to tailor lessons, mixing the basics with my desire to learn popular jazz tunes. He's picked up on the fact that I'm an engineer and have to understand everything I'm taught, so he's included music theory that makes the lessons, steps, and songs take on a more complete meaning (and improving retention). He's extremely patient and encouraging, as some of my lessons are after very long and tough work days; yet, he knows how to challenge you to ensure continued progress. It's coming up on a year that he's been my instructor and he’s made me so confident I'll stick with playing, that I upgraded to a professional instrument. Superb instructor."
Michael
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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"Lucas is very patient. He works around any obstacles that may pop up. He is very knowledgeable in teaching. Thankful we decided to try him. Would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a good saxaphone instructor."
Ashley
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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