Saxophone Lessons in Cardiff by the Sea, CA

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Ian T.

8 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 13 to 80
  • Master of Music from San Diego State University
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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.

Alex L.

1 Review
San Diego, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 2nd Place from Taichung International Jazz Saxophone Competition
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Alex L.

1 Review
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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.

Anthony L.

18 Reviews
Carlsbad, CA
Starting at $30
  • 3 years Completed from Chicago Conservatory of Music
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Anthony L.

18 Reviews
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Classic Saxophone instruction taught to improve all aspects of performance from concert band to jazz improvisation. Concentration includes scales, arpeggios, reading, applied theory and playing with others

About Anthony

I was originally trained on Saxophone, Voice and basic piano skills at the Chicago Conservatory of Music. My professional experience has been working as a traveling house band for the Marriott Hotels as well as the Sheraton Hotels and the Ted Allen Agency in Chicago as well as numerous types of cla

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Harriet F.
Excellent teacher! Explains things well and is very amenable to answering questions. A great experience. Looking forward to playing some jazz!
Kelly
He has help build confidence thru positive reenforcement for my son.
Ann W.
I had a great first lesson with Anthony. He really paid attention to where I was and tried to understand how to teach me going forward. It was a very pleasant experience overall.

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Max S.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Awarded Grand Prize from International chamber music ensemble competition
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Max S.

7 Reviews
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Whether you're picking up a saxophone for the first time or looking to reach the next level, I can help you achieve your goals!

About Max

In my experience working with over 2,500 students in one-on-one lessons, educational workshops, and outreach concerts, I've learned how to help students of all backgrounds achieve their goals and find joy in music. I love working with students on their journeys of musical discovery! My lessons focu

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Guy D.
Just finishing up my first 10 sessions with Max for my 12 year old. He loves him and has asked me to add more lessons! Very Happy with Max. He is patient, cool and always on time.

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Karen R.
I think Max was very perceptive regarding my skill level and some basics that I need to learn.
lucca M.
great intro session- Max seems like a good fit for our 7 year old son.
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Dan E.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • B.S. Business Administration from University of California, Berkeley
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dan E.

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I have been very fortunate to have had some incredible teachers over the years - George Garzone, Kenny Werner, Billy Kilson, Ed Tomassi, Shannon LeClaire, and many others - and I know how much of a difference the right teacher can make.

I love to teach, and have been teaching both privately and in a school setting, as a band director, for many years. I have worked with students of all ages and levels, from complete beginners to advanced players. Whether you want to learn how to read music, improve your technique, work on your sound, practice the fundamentals, develop your soloing, or all of the above, I can help take you to the next level.

I hope to work with you!

About Dan

Originally from San Francisco, I have been playing saxophone for nearly 20 years. I have been fortunate to perform all over the world, including recent tours in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Panama, and Costa Rica, and have shared the stage with many great artists, including Danilo Perez, Kenny Werner,

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Derek
I look forward to my lessons with Dan every week. I’m a beginner alto player and Dan does a great job patiently answering all my questions and giving comprehensive advice. He’s very analytical and gives you the detailed context of why what you’re learning is important and how it fits into the context of playing in a band, different styles etc. He will flex lessons based on what you need to know but also what you’re interested in. Most importantly he’s fun and just an all around great guy. He’s the man, what else can I say.
M
Dan is kind and caring. He was very patient going over the super basics with a brand-new player! He gave good, clear instruction, and is focused on mastering the fundamentals so players can start with good habits and good sound, and so players can make future advancements more smoothly.
Lenka
Dan is a fountain of knowledge; an incredibly talented and eclectic artist. I have been struggling with alto sax for years but with Dan’s approach, I finally feel, I am making some progress. Dan tailors the lessons to fit your needs; making it challenging, comprehensive, engaging and fun. He helps me transcribe small parts of licks I like, which has been an invaluable experience for me. He makes sure that you REALLY get the material you are studying. Don’t just shake your head and say “yes”.
He is always there to answer your questions (no matter how dumb they may seem), encourages and motivates you.
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Jon S.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • BME in Music Education from The College of Wooster
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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Jon S.

19 Reviews
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Online Saxophone Teacher

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!

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Cardiff by the Sea, CA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Cardiff by the Sea is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $179 per hour.
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Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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"In just one lesson, intoduced the capacity of the saxophone to produce a classical tone, and opened my eyes to the many intricacies of the saxophone. Great experience!"
Brenden
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"Hayes is super helpful and encouraging. I walked in feeling a little intimidated because I haven't really played in 30 years. He made me feel very comfortable and motivated. Good first lesson."
Jennifer
Took Saxophone lessons from Hayes H.
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"Best instructor ever very patient very clear in institutions excellent teacher"
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Took Saxophone lessons from Tina D.
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"Chloe is an outstanding teacher, very passionate, patient and excellent with kids!"
Martin
Took Saxophone lessons from Chloe W.
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"We are off to a great start!!! Very encouraging."
James
Took Saxophone lessons from Rob S.
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"Luther stays where I’m at and then helps me go the next step. That is useful for consistent gradual progress without the frustrations of moving either too slow or too fast (I am a beginning tenor saxophone player). Nice interpersonal style, patient and easy going, while methodical."
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Took Saxophone lessons from Luther B.
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"Paul is a very helpful teacher who can help me learn at a great pace!"
Kevin
Took Saxophone lessons from Paul M.
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"Michael is an awesome teacher. He really listens to his students and teaches them in a very engaged way"
Garrett
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Lonze is an excellent teacher. My son really enjoys his lessons and is progressing beautifully."
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Took Saxophone lessons from Lonze R.
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