Saxophone Lessons in Brea, CA

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Thomas K.

31 Reviews
Glendale, CA
Starting at $32
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • B.M. Composition from George Mason University
  • Teaching since 2007
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Thomas K.

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Strong instrumental playing begins with a solid understanding of the fundamentals of music and the simple act of making a sound from the instrument. Students learn to play music by ear first, and are later introduced to music notation. More advanced lessons emphasize sight-reading, expression, and improvisation.

A woodwind player since age 10, Thomas has experience as a performer and teacher. His previous education has included methodology classes on teaching specific instruments, and he is available to teach intermediate and beginning saxophone lessons.

About Thomas

Piano, woodwinds, trumpet, composition Chords, sight-reading, theory, jazz, classical, and pop No one ever regrets learning an instrument… yet many grow old wishing they had taken music lessons! A talent they’ll be able to develop their entire life, your children will thank you for giving them

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Estefania
So incredibly patient and knowledgeable!
Eric D.
The first lesson was successful. My particular background in piano is unique, and my needs are atypical as well. I thought Thomas assessed my abilities, lack of abilities, and goals well and quickly. He started me on a different perspective on looking at music (reading the staff) that seems very helpful. I'm encouraged.
Armen T.
Excellent teacher!
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Jon S.

19 Reviews
Culver City, CA
Starting at $30
  • BME in Music Education from The College of Wooster
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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Jon S.

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I work with the student to develop a curriculum based on their musical interests and my own teaching pedagogy. I strongly feel that for musicians to own their education, they must have a say in what they play. Assigning method books and mindless etudes to practice doesn't have nearly the same effect asking them "Ok, what kind of music do YOU like? What do you want to PLAY? What do you want to LEARN?".

I believe that students learn best when they are invested in a subject, and the best way to get them invested is to individually get to know each one, speak to them on their level, and get them playing music they're interested in.

About Jon

I'm a professional performer, educator, and recording artist. I received my Masters in Music from New Mexico State University, and my BA and BME from the College of Wooster in Ohio. Students can expect to improve their technique and performing repertoire within a matter of weeks. We will collabo

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Abby
My experience with Jon is pleasant and effective. His knowledge and patience creates a fun atmosphere that is both challenging and inspiring. He clearly loves to teach and I am lucky to learn from him.
Nosa
Jon was wonderful! He gave me some great tips and even provided some material in helping me build
My guitar skills. He was great at listening and giving me a well thought out answers to my questions. I highly recommend it this teacher!
Dave
Jon is great! Initially I was concerned he was using a lot of the time assessing, but his suggestions were SO pertinent that I now appreciate that he spent a lot of time upfront to know me, my goals and my current level. I can tell his advice will be fruitful!

Seth D.

28 Reviews
Inglewood, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Seth D.

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We will learn proper embouchure, hand placement, improvisation, reading or whatever you want to learn to get you excited about Saxophone

I have been teaching over sixteen years.

I tailor each individual lesson to that persons goals, needs, wants, and styles.

My goal is to learn music the fun way. Along the way we'll learn theory, chords, scales, ear training, composition, reading music, tempo etc

About Seth

Seth is available for one on one lessons on Saxophone, Clarinet, Piano, Guitar, Vocals and Music Theory. Available to all styles, ages and levels in your home or mine in Los Angeles, CA. Lessons are tailored to the individual styles and goals. Seth has been teaching for over sixteen years primar

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Danielle T.
Great match for my daughter. Seth is very knowledgeable, professional, and friendly. He makes you feel comfortable in his home and he shares freely his wealth of knowledge. A pleasant experience.
Kyler L.
Getting connected to the internet was a pain but once that was done the lesson one very well looking forward to more
Bob G.
First lesson. Lots to learn!

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Carl W.

55 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from University of North Texas
  • 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 t

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Carlos T.
very good experience thank you
LaRon Archibald
So far so good... I think I'll learn a lot from my instructor. I've noticed how patient he is. For me that mean a lot. I'm looking forward to gaining skill to be able to play with with confidence.

Lauren M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Master's of Music Education from Boston University
  • Awarded The Longy School of Music Performance Scholarship from Longy School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lauren M.

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Greetings Everyone,

I have been playing the clarinet and saxophone for twenty three years and teaching private lessons for seventeen years. My education includes two undergraduate degrees in performance from Longy School of Music in Cambridge, MA and Boston Conservatory in Boston, MA. My Master's Degree is from Boston University in Music Education. Teaching private lessons is my passion and nothing makes me happier than to see my students succeed in their future endeavors.

About Lauren

I am an accomplished musician who is dedicated with a love of music and desire to help others who want to achieve their highest musical potential. That passion shows in all I do! I currently teach private lessons in Massachusetts after school music programs as well as Derry, NH. I perform with t

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Linda
Lauren taught my son saxophone for 5 years, beginning with his very first lesson at age 9, and continuing throughout middle school. She was always very patient, reassuring, and encouraging. Lauren really helped to develop my son's love for music and playing the sax! She prepared him for middle school jazz band auditions, and helped with his jazz band music throughout those years. Lauren challenged him with new selections when his school band music became too easy, but always allowed him to work at a pace he found comfortable. Now in HS, he's very busy with all things band, so lesson time is limited for him, but we wouldn't hesitate to call Lauren again.
Scott and Marcia
Lauren has been giving my son saxophone lessons for over 4 years. She has been an excellent teacher always on time and available. He has progressed under her direction very well. Currently, she's teaching our daughter acoustic guitar and we've been very happy with her progress.
Maddy C.
We had a little trouble with our connection but Lauren is great and very patient. Hopefully we can get all the issues with the connection worked out and we are looking forward to the next class! I think it’s going to help my daughter a lot!
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Andre S.

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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Andre S.

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I have over 18 years of experience playing and loving music and have 4 years of experience gigging professionally in the Reno/Tahoe area. In that time I have performed with many great musicians and groups, including the Reno Jazz Orchestra and Daniel Rosenboom (whose work you will have heard if you've seen the recent Star Wars trilogy or have listened to the LA Philharmonic). I have a unique teaching style which caters to the need of each student while drawing on many sources of inspiration and information. I look forward to working and sharing this journey with you!

About Andre

I have loved playing music for as long as I can remember and have experience playing and performing most styles of music - classical, jazz, rock, and many more. I have played in wind ensembles, jazz orchestras, solo contexts, chamber ensembles; you name it. Music is a long, sometimes arduous, alway

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Brea, CA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Brea is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $179 per hour.
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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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"Daniel is the best teacher I have found.He is truly invested in your child's learning n progress.My son loved him.Im now enrolling my second child with him.He has great integrity and I learned so much from him about work ethic.Ok"
Adi
Took Saxophone lessons from Daniel K.
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"A really talented teacher!"
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Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"Very knowledgeable and works well with what you know. Understands what the student needs and wants and will work towards achieving those goals."
Ted
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric C.
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"Josh is a great teacher. My son Steven loves to be with him. He is very knowledgeable and kind. We will continue to register the saxophone class from Josh."
Steven
Took Saxophone lessons from Josh G.
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"Michael takes the time to really understand our daughters interests and goals, and then develops a plan just for her. He takes his job very seriously, and always provides great advice. I would enthusiastically recommend Michael to any saxophone student."
Marina
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Couldn't ask for a better instructor! If you're thinking of taking lessons, Michael is your guy."
Lewis
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Ian is great. My 9 year old was very excited and is looking forward to his next lesson."
Emanuel
Took Saxophone lessons from Ian B.
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"Dave is a great saxophone instructor. He's friendly, knowledgeable and an active touring musician. He also took into account my 25+ years of experience as a guitarist when introducing me to musical ideas and concepts for the saxophone. Highly recommended!"
Mike
Took Saxophone lessons from Dave L.
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"Jordan is a great teacher, patient and fun."
Moshe
Took Saxophone lessons from Jordan M.
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