Saxophone Lessons in Carlsbad, CA

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Joseph L.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks English
  • Performing Artist Certificate - Saxophone Performance from Stephen F. Austin State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joseph L.

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I work to tailor my instruction to each student’s needs, interests, and learning style. Every student is different, and every student wants something different out of their lessons. There are some things that I work on with every student: tone, intonation, vibrato, technique, repertoire, etc., but I also gauge what a student wants to learn about the saxophone and music making and make it my goal to help them reach their musical goals, whatever they may be. I strive to make sure that my students are set up for success in all of their musical endeavors.

About Joseph

I am a saxophonist and educator in Nacogdoches, TX, and I am currently pursuing a Performing Artist Certificate in Saxophone Performance at Stephen F. Austin State University. Before I moved to TX, I lived most of my life in GA; I earned my Bachelors degree in Music Education at the University of Ge

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Mark Podrazhansky
Joseph Lyons is an excellent instructor who is very to the point in his teaching but he definitely ensures that you will improve. I've taken lessons from him for many years on both saxophone and mellophone and he has helped me develop and improve in my music journey immensely! I would highly recommend lessons from him to anyone as myself and other students of his that I know have improved lots from his teachings.
Justin
Took lessons to prepare for an audition. Very knowledgeable and well versed in music education. Provides detailed information along with excellent feedback on playing. Would recommend.
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Ethan H.

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Starting at $50
  • Speaks
  • Music Performance from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2016
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Ethan H.

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The saxophone is easy to start on (if you know the right tricks) and tough to master. Wherever you are on your journey with the instrument, I've been there, and I can help. We'll sort out your fundamentals- tone, time, technique and intonation- while learning your favorite tunes and music I recommend for you based on what you like and want to learn. We improvise, compose, transcribe, and arrange so that you can understand music and express ideas fluently in any medium, the same way you can read, write and speak your native languages. The ultimate goal is to give you all the tools you need to create music you love- whether that means covering something you heard on Spotify or improvising new music from scratch.

I've played saxophone for over 15 years, studying first with Dann Zinn in the Bay Area, and then George Garzone and Shannon LeClaire at Berklee College of Music. I've taught the instrument and music to people since I was 18. I learned the instrument through an obsession with ...

About Ethan

My musical life started at the piano when I was four. I've spent the last five years helping students understand the sounds that speak to them and bring them into their own music-making. I spent my early years playing piano, then picked up the saxophone, which took me to Berklee College of Music,

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Isabelle Ng
I have studied saxophone, jazz piano/theory, and songwriting with Ethan for over 2 years, and he is the best music instructor I've ever had. He cares so much about his students and helps us thrive. Not only is Ethan my teacher, he is a friend and a mentor.

I first met Ethan through my school's jazz combo program, and my interest in music immediately grew in the presence of his friendly persona. Ethan organized life changing jam sessions and master classes that I will remember forever. His teaching approach is project based which gives his students something to walk away with. With his guidance, I have become a stronger musician and a wiser person. Thanks Ethan!
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Enrique M.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Enrique M.

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With me I can show you just how fun playing the saxophone can really be. You will find that this is an extremely diverse instrument that can make you feel cool while playing Jazz or like a rock star on a Rock n Roll stage. Whether you are a beginner trying this for the first time or an intermediate player trying to improve, there's interesting and fun approaches to making sure you achieve your musical goals.

About Enrique

I am a multi-instrumentalist who has been around music all his life. My father was a musician and always had instruments for me to play with when I was a child. Instead of playing with action figures or Hot Wheels, I could be found playing the tambourine or making duck honks out of my father's saxop

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Ian B.

24 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ian B.

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I teach saxophone lessons to students of all abilities, ages, and interests. A working professional musician and current graduate student at New England Conservatory, I offer online saxophone lessons that include instrumental technique, expression, and different styles of music. Ear training, sight reading, and rhythm are included as the student develops. Most importantly, studying any musical instrument is a fun and gratifying experience.

About Ian

Hi, my name is Ian and I offer online saxophone lessons to players of all ages, levels, and backgrounds. I have been performing and teaching for over 10 years, and am passionate about sharing the joy of music with others! I hold a Masters degree from New England Conservatory and have performed w

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Jing Q.
My son is in 10th grade and has been studying Saxophone with Ian for almost 4 years. Ian is great on teaching, nice to student, always responsive to questions. Highly recommended.
Yuka O.
Me and my 12-year-old son started saxophone two years ago together. Ian had a great guide to us who had never played the instrument. My growth is slow due to age issues, (of course satisfied) but my son's growth was great. My son now has a great deal of confidence as a jazz player, and he was able to work on other things positively too. We met Ian then became more into music and jazz. He is patient and will tell you until we can do. Ian is mainly jazz, but he is also very familiar with brass band and classical saxophone too. He is a working musician who do live performance, gig, and compose in various places. He loves music from the heart, his solo is so beatuiful. Ian's lessons has changed our life. We really grateful for giving us his time.
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Fabian D.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Fabian D.

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*Learning exciting songs and scales
*Learning to read music and play by ear
*Improving your timing and musicality
*Learning any song you would like

About Fabian

My goal as a teacher is to direct my students to a more extensive use of their instrument without losing that special quality that sets each individual apart. I will help you establish a solid foundation of technique so you can meet any musical challenge squarely and with confidence. I love working

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Travis W.
Good teacher
Tom
Great teacher, very patient with my son.
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Schroeder S.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $29
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Schroeder S.

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Professional player. I can show you how to navigate what to do to sound GREAT!!!!!!!!

About Schroeder

" There's a difference between playing the notes and making the Music. Wanna know the difference? "I've been a professional musician and teacher for over 35 years. I have a degree from the University of Minnesota and I studied music at the University of St. Thomas when I was in high school. I've per

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Brian
I loved my first lesson with Schroeder, he was knowledgeable, energetic and communicated in a great way! Looking very much forward to my next lesson.
Alan ..
Great teacher, fun classes, leaning a ton!
Leo R.
Schroeder is a breath of fresh air when it comes to teaching. He makes want learn more about music in general and the saxophone in particular.

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Carlsbad, CA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Carlsbad is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $49 and $130 per hour.
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"Great guy and amazing, not to mention patient, instructor..
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Took Saxophone lessons from Natsuki S.
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Took Saxophone lessons from Kevin D.
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"Another great lesson! I hIghly recommend Sergio!"
Paul
Took Saxophone lessons from Sergio M.
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"Isaiah was excellent with my kids and seems to be super knowledgeable. We are excited to continue."
Miles
Took Saxophone lessons from Isaiah S.
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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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"first lesson and I've gotten instructions that will last for years. John is very knowledgeable."
george
Took Saxophone lessons from John O.
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"My son really enjoys learning to play the saxophone with Stephen. Stephen is a patient, knowledgeable, and understanding individual."
Rocio
Took Saxophone lessons from Stephen Y.
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"I got a giod first impression from Aaron. First lesson was very fun and exciting. Aaron is very diwn to earth and encouraging. I look forward to more lessons on the saxophone."
Ryan
Took Saxophone lessons from Aaron H.
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"Lucas is a fantastic teacher and is the best teacher I've had so far!"
Gabe
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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