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 students 5 and up
  • Master of Music from Manhattan School of Music
  • Awarded 2nd Place from Taichung International Jazz Saxophone Competition
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Alex L.

1 Review
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Private Saxophone Teacher

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.
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Anthony L.

19 Reviews
Carlsbad, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Downbeat Community College Outstanding Performance from Downbeat Magazine
  • Teaching since 1995
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Anthony L.

19 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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Bernard W.
Hi everyone,
You call him Anthony,
I’ll call him,Tony.
The man is out of this world.He is great,
He listen to you,What you have to say.
He’s a great teacher,In his own right...

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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.

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Alain M.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Best Masters Thesis from Conservatoire Lausanne
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Alain M.

2 Reviews
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Online Saxophone Teacher

Saxophonist, Composer, Educator.
21 years of practice, 10 years of teaching, 1 MASTER of Pedagogy, 2 BACHELORS in Classical and Jazz Performance (New School, NY).

My motto is efficient work for maximum pleasure. The idea is to build up a strong foundation of basic technique of the instrument (body, sound, air, time) in order to quickly come to play along your music idols.

With more than 20 years of practice and more than a decade of experience teaching, I've seen and gone through all kinds of mistakes myself which allows me to really know the correct and sane way to play saxophone, effortlessly and beautifully. Moreover, I have played all kinds of music through the years going from Bach to John Cage, from pop to classical to jazz, afro-cuban, brazilian, etc. Therefore, I'll be able to adapt my teaching specifically to your goals and to enlarge your scope of knowledge.

Caution : risks of addiction, immense satisfaction and personal development.

About Alain

Hello there! My name is Alain, I have more than a decade of experience teaching saxophone and conducting large Wind Bands. I earned my BM and MM degrees from Conservatoire of Lausanne, Switzerland, in classical Saxophone Performance and Pedagogy and I earned my BM degrees in jazz Saxophone Performa

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Sonja
Despite the covid and the distance, the courses are online. Alain is very pedagogical and patient (I'm blond and not so young), and of course a very good saxophonist. I highly recommend him.
With Alain you will progress quickly.
Ohad
Alain's is an incredibly gifted saxophone teacher. He has been teaching our son who absolutely loves him. His patience and thorough understanding of the music make it a pleasurable experience for all. It is a delight to witness Alain's bring music to life to a teenager who is enjoying the process.
Highly recommended,

Seth D.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Seth D.

28 Reviews
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Online Saxophone Teacher

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!

Maria A.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Awarded AmeriCorps Peer Service Leader from AmeriCorps
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from SUNY Buffalo State
  • Teaching since 2008
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Maria A.

8 Reviews
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Online Saxophone Teacher

Excellent course for beginners who are learning the wonderful instrument of saxophone.

About Maria

I am excited to share my love and knowledge of music with you! I am currently an Elementary Music Teacher who holds a bachelor's degree in Music Education with a concentration in woodwind performance from SUNY Buffalo State. I am currently completing my Masters of Music in Music Education from B

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Carter H.
Maria is terrific! She was very patient with our 7 year old and provided him with excellent instruction.
Jeff
Awesome beginner lessons for my son. He loves it!
John
Excellent violin teacher!

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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 $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $130 per hour.
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$54 average
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"its been a pleasure having Eric in our home. he's been very insightful, Joyful, and down right hilarious to have around. the positive energy that Eric brings into our home really leaves a smile on our kids faces."
Giovanni A.
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric F.
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"I’m a classically trained violinist and I perform many different styles of music as a freelancer in Los Angeles, however I wasn’t a very confident improviser until I started studying with Rick. It always felt like I was shooting in the dark because I had no idea how to play within the chord changes, I was just relying on my ears. Rick has a very simple system that takes you step by step so it feels very manageable to learn and you feel like you’re constantly improving. It made sense from the very beginning and I started improvising with more control and confidence right away by applying his method to my solos. Rick is a world class musician and his knowledge of improvisation and jazz/blues is inspiring and very impressive. He has also played with so many huge acts and done virtually every kind of gig so he taught me a lot of practical advice that’s helped me get work and get hired again. I owe a lot of my success to Rick, and I cannot recommend him enough as a teacher and mentor!

Rick’s main instrument is saxophone and he teaches amazing jazz improvisation lessons so for anyone who wants to learn how to improvise, there’s no better teacher. If you want jazz sax lessons, I’ve heard some of his students and they are amazing players in a short amount of time. You would be wise to at least check him out for yourself."
Manoela
Took Saxophone lessons from Rick R.
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"He listens to me and teaches the way that I like. He seems like a good person as well. I recommend him for a saxophone teacher."
Keith Lee
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric C.
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"Very good first session!"
Troy
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Sean is a great teacher. Very patient and knowledgable.
Highly recommend him."
Adrian
Took Saxophone lessons from Sean H.
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"I got a free Alto Sax from a former coworker, and after several years of not having played Clarinet, I felt I could use some guidance from an awesome woodwind doubler like Eric.

The convenient part for me was that he's one of my good friends! I can say both as a student and a friend that Eric is a consummate professional, and is incredibly qualified to teach students of any level how to play the Saxophone. If I had 1/3rd of the Sax chops that Eric has, I'd be gigging right now."
Adam
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric C.
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"It was a great introductory lesson. We really hit it off and I look forward to our next lesson."
Robbie
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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"Gleb is an absolute please to learn from! He understands his students and patiently brings them to meet their fullest potential. He has a wonderful personality and fun approach to ensure that his students keep the enjoyment playing their selected instrument."
Naf
Took Saxophone lessons from Gleb V.
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"I took one lesson from another teacher who was unreliable and fumbled around explaining things. After my first lesson with Carter I realized he knows his stuff and knows how teach. He’s a real teacher. I am excited now to learn . Thank you"
Michael
Took Saxophone lessons from Carter W.
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"Excelnte very helpful"
Juan
Took Saxophone lessons from Lorenzo D.
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