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Bill T.

39 Reviews
Santa Monica, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Bachelors of Music, Jazz Studies from Purchase College Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Bill T.

39 Reviews
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The saxophone can be one of the funnest instruments to play, no questions asked! In order to reach that point it's important to have certain things in order such as: sound production, breath support, musicality, and technique. In lessons use a variety of exercises and method/etude books, playing duets together, as well as listening and ear training to give my students a well rounded approach to the saxophone and music helping them to become the best musician they can be.

About Bill

Bill T. is a Broadway musician with over 20 years of teaching experience and as a performer. Bill currently leads his own group and is a member of several others ranging from big band to Ethiopian funk music. Bill enjoys working with students of all ages and abilities and specializes in teaching pr

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Janelle T.
Bill is a wonderful saxophone and clarinet teacher for my two sons. He's currently working with my older son to prepare for a clarinet audition. The process of preparing for the audition showed me some important qualities about Bill: 1) he goes above and beyond for his students (e.g. he recorded my son's solo piece in various tempos to help with practice); 2) he's flexible in making time for his students based on their needs; and 3) he's supportive and likable. My younger son, who took 4 saxophone lessons from Bill, mentioned Bill as one of the reasons for picking the instrument for band next year. I highly recommend Bill.
Mark W.
When we were searching for the right clarinet teacher, it was important to find not just a teacher, but a professional musician. Bill was the right guy for the job.

My daughter Lili had been playing for four years and Bill stepped in with techniques that really took her musicianship to the next level. He is patient, organized and, per Lili, "A dope dude."

Bill has helped Lili with music that she is working on for marching and concert band at school while creating customized warm ups specifically for her. During the pandemic he has been flexible with his schedule, generous with his time and has kept Lili motivated in her music and on track while her school bands have had a hard time playing together.

He is a pro who is communicative, responsive, and punctual for all of the lessons.

I highly recommend Bill as a teacher. He and his band put on a pretty good show as well!
Franck
Bill is the real deal! The reviews were dead on. Bill is a superstar instructor. He is energetic, engaging, and an amazing teacher who knows the instrument. You will make great progress. I highly recommend him!
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Jamison S.

2 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2000
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Jamison S.

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About Jamison

If you are looking to book lessons in your home, I am available to travel farther on a case by case basis. Please messsage me using the Ask a Question button near my profile picture. I am experienced with all ages from 5 - adult and have been teaching lessons for many years. I began as a volun

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RocioD
Great saxophone teacher!

Very professional, knowledgeable and friendly. Motivates his students.
AlM
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I must say that I am please with Jamie's technique and patience with me. Jamie is very knowledgable and shares some of his secrets (not shortcuts mind you) that help in learning to master the acoustic guitar. He leaves you with valuable lessons and exercises that can do nothing but improve on how you play the guitar. I'm looking forward to continuing my lessons with Jamie.

Osvaldo G.

Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English and Spanish
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Awarded Achievement Awards 2008, in the field of Fine Arts from Bank of America
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Osvaldo G.

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I will make it a priority to get to know you on a personal level and to become familiar with your personal musical needs and goals. I have a warm personality, am extremely friendly, and will strive to get to know you.

I will show you the fundamentals of sight reading, technique and theory and can also incorporate your favourite songs into your lessons (if there's any in particular that you would like to learn).

About Osvaldo

Osvaldo U. Gonzalez is a music educator and clarinetist in the Greater Los Angeles area. He also performs and teaches saxophone and oboe. Especially devoted to music education, he has coached and instructed at Don Bosco Technical Institute, Glendale High School, Saturday Conservatory of Music, Corn

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Rebecca W.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Bachelor of Arts, Music from Trinity Western University
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rebecca W.

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I have been playing a variety of instruments for 15+ years both as a soloist and in ensembles (community orchestras and theatre pit groups). As an elementary music teacher, I have experience with a variety of methods with which we can get you started and keep you going on this challenging and rewarding double reed.

About Rebecca

I am an accomplished singer in the world of barbershop singing (a women's chorus ranked 13th internationally through Sweet Adelines International, and a women's quartet ranked 3rd in western Canada). To say that music fills my life is an understatement. I also currently teach general music at th

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Karen
Working with Rebecca was a fantastic experience! I was a total newbie who knew nothing about singing when she starting teaching me. Rebecca showed a ton of patience with me, and the other singers in our group. She helped me find the confidence to get up on a stage and sing in front of a bunch of strangers. Rebecca's lessons and vocal warm-ups were always fun and informative! I highly recommend Rebecca as a teacher.
Lawrence
Rebecca has a deep passion for music that I have rarely ever seen. She is a fantastic instructor. For me personally, she took a completely untrained singer and turned me into a primary soloist in such musicals as The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
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Jorge R.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Music Education, BA from Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jorge R.

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Students will learn how to properly learn and play the saxophone from the absolute basics to a high, intermediate level and beyond in various styles.
Beginners: The basics of embouchure, technical skills, proper breathing techniques, ability to read music.
Intermediate: Playing intermediate level solo pieces, refining technique, extending range, learning how to play music by ear and performing in various styles, from classical to jazz.

About Jorge

I have over 10 years of experience on the Clarinet and other reed instruments. I have a Bachelor's of Arts Degree in Music Education from the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College and have studied classical clarinet as well as saxophone under various professors at the college. I also

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Kevin
Jorge was a great teacher, he started me off learning clarinet. Very kind, postitve and knew all of his stuff. Would definitely recommend as a teacher.
Holly
Jorge tutored me for a few weeks in music theory and it greatly benefited me. He shows through his examples and explanations that he really understands concepts of music theory and keyboard, as well on his clarinet too. I highly recommend hiring Jorge since he goes over the information at a good pace and nice manor. He will go over whatever you need help on.
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Becca S.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks French, English
  • Awarded Outstanding Music Education Student from California State University, Chico
  • Teaching since 2012
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Becca S.

5 Reviews
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Experienced player of 11 years along with teaching for 8 years. I am currently attending CSU Chico for my music education degree.

About Becca

I am currently a student at CSU Chico and I am almost finished with my music education degree, with a focus on saxophone. I have been playing the saxophone since I joined beginning band in elementary school. In middle school I started playing bass in the jazz band and it has become my secondary

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Krivi S.
I had a great first class with Becca. Looking forward to future classes.
Anjan S.
Ramon L.
steady and patient.

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"Adi is very professional, so creative and fun! Can’t imagine a better teacher highly recommend!"
Tara
Took Saxophone lessons from Adi B.
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"My son is very happy."
Steve
Took Saxophone lessons from Ian B.
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"In the three months I've taken lessons, I've had a great experience with Carl and his methods. Every lesson is different and interesting. And when I bring a question to class Carl develops that into a lesson, which keeps the material even more interesting. I'm very happy with the results I'm seeing and would recommend Carl to any aspiring musician."
Arturo
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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"Dan is an incredible saxophone teacher and he helped me a lot. In the quartet, he helped me how to listen to the other group members’ parts and then I can really fit into the group. For my solo piece, he gave me a lot of helpful comments, which helped me make my music sound beautifully. What he does all the time is helping me be aware of everything, and growing to be more professional!"
Xin
Took Saxophone lessons from Daniel M.
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"Matt is the best instructor ever
He teaches with so much understanding and willingness to teach well. I feel so blessed having him as my tutor because I understand faster with the way he teaches.
Even if I am finding it hard to understand some things, he breaks it down and makes it so easy to understand.
I would highly recommend him to anyone 100%
Please do not hesitate to pick him as your tutor, you won’t regret it at all."
Oluwafunmike
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"As an adult alto sax player, I had Lisa as a director/instructor in several small jazz ensembles. She is supportive and gave me a positive push ("a you can do this") in soloing/improvising. Lisa has been a mentor to me as I continue playing the sax and with her encouragement I was successful in performing in jazz band camp for 2 summers!"
Mary Anne
Took Saxophone lessons from Lisa N.
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"Excelente instructor aunque fue la primera clase te hizo sentir muy confidente Hasta mi hijo quiere tomar clases con el"
Hugo
Took Saxophone lessons from Sergio M.
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"Frixos is a great teacher. He makes sure you understand music theory before getting into to anything else which will make you a better player in the long run. Very patient and flexible."
Vanessa
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"This guy is the most enthusiastic, skillful, upbeat musician and teacher. We have had three lessons and already my son wants to turn 30 minute lessons into 45 minutes and I will happily do so. Thanks Michael for nurturing mu son's love of saxophone."
Sally
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Gleb is a very skilled and patient teacher that has made taking lessons fun and enjoyable. His lesson plans are well thought out and I always leave feeling like I have learned something new after each lesson. Gleb is a great guy and I highly recommend him."
Michael
Took Saxophone lessons from Gleb V.
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