Saxophone Lessons in Carmel by the Sea, CA

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Stephen Y.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • B.M. Jazz Studies & Honors College Scholar from Mason Gross School of the Arts
  • Awarded Penncrest High School Excellence in Band Music from Penncrest High School
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Stephen Y.

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Students can expect personalized practice plans for quick improvement!

Jazz & Classical Saxophone, Jazz Theory & Improvisation, Jazz Arranging & Composition, PMEA Audition Preparation

About Stephen

My name is Stephen and I’m a passionate saxophonist, composer, and arranger. Having just graduated from the Mason Gross School of the Arts where I studied with the legendary saxophone virtuoso/composer Ralph Bowen, I’ve already amassed significant experience in performance and music education. M

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Rocio B.
My son really enjoys learning to play the saxophone with Stephen. Stephen is a patient, knowledgeable, and understanding individual.
Santi
He is slways ready and on time. He is very patient with my son, who is learning to play the saxophone.
Pascal G.
Thanks for being so patient to our beginner 10y/o
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Thomas K.

31 Reviews
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Starting at $32
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • B.M. Composition from George Mason University
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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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Kevin D.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded STAR Award from University of California, San Diego
  • Teaching since 2014
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Kevin D.

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Very personable, easy to talk to, great listener, cater the lesson to the student's level and interest. I love finding out what music the student likes, so we can incorporate that into sax lessons! During the quarantine, I have enjoyed teaching via video chat, figuring out ways to get students excited about music, creating innovative methods to keep them motivated to practice.

About Kevin

I have played professionally 10 years and taught lessons 6 years. I love learning what my student's interests are, like favorite genre, artist and song, to inspire them to keep practicing and improving. I feel it's a balance between showing students the fun, creative side of music and teaching them

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Cathy
Kevin is friendly, personable, understanding and patient. He's excellent in teaching!
Josephine
Kevin has been a fantastic teacher for my 10 year old son, who went from a casual interest in the saxophone to being excited to take lessons and practice almost every day. he keeps getting better and better with every lesson. Kevin is a very good teacher— patient, courteous and very encouraging. Would be good for a student of any age.

He’s also very easy to work with in scheduling lessons, easy communication and follow through. Highly recommend.
Beverly
Kevin has a passion for music and a relaxed, engaging attitude that makes it easy for him to connect with students of all ages and levels of ability. His enthusiasm is infectious! You will love working with him.

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Guy D.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2016
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Guy D.

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Experienced teacher of 5 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate/advanced saxophone students as well as beginner/intermediate flute and clarinet lessons. All ages welcome. Preparations for all levels of NYSSMA, auditions, or just striving to improve!

About Guy

I am a performing classical saxophonist and reed doubler from Long Island, New York. I graduated from the Manhattan School of Music with a Bachelors of Music. I have performed with numerous groups such as the New York Wind Orchestra, the Atlantic Winds Symphony, and as a featured soloist with the M

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Damien G.

46 Reviews
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Starting at $22
  • Awarded Winner-Concerto Competition from UNT
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Damien G.

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Damien G. received his Bachelor’s degree in Clarinet Performance from Loyola University New Orleans, his Master’s Degree from the University of North Texas, and is currently working on his DMA at the University of North Texas. As an undergrad at Loyola University, Damien toured as a clarinet soloist with the Loyola Chamber Orchestra in Yugoslavia, Hungary, and Vienna. He has been a member of the UNT Wind Symphony , under Eugene Corporan, and the UNT Orchestra, led by Anshel Brusilow. More recently, he has performed at two UNT concerto concerts as a soloist with the UNT chamber orchestra. Damien also has performed with the Contemporary Theater of Dallas along with other freelance activities in the DFW area. His teachers include: Mr. A. Crisanti,Dr. James Gillespie, Dr. John Scott, Steve Cohen, Daryl Coad, and John Reeks.

About Damien

Damien G. received his Bachelor’s degree in Clarinet Performance from Loyola University New Orleans, his Master’s Degree from the University of North Texas, and is currently working on his DMA at the University of North Texas. As an undergrad at Loyola University, Damien toured as a clarinet solois

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Diane Heyman
I had a great first lesson with Damien. He is patient and extremely considerate. Damien took the time to determine a baseline of my general knowledge. He answered my questions and fully explained the concepts that we discussed. At all times I felt that I was having a positive experience and I have set goals for my next lesson. I am energized and motivated to continue and look forward to my next lesson with Damien.
Andrew
great teacher!
Ramon L.
he reviews and cares in a broad way
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Bill T.

41 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Awarded Theodore Presser Award from The Presser Foundation
  • Bachelors of Music, Jazz Studies from Purchase College Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Bill T.

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

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Carmel 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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"enjoyed the class and learned a lot THE FIRST TIME!"
Dwight
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"My first lesson with Michael was awesome! He's enthusiastic and makes learning fun. Looking forward to many more lessons."
Morgan
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Works with you to achieve any goals you want to pursue with your instrument."
Mika
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"My son looks forward to his lessons. He’s learning and getting the one on one instruction that he needs to improve."
Emilio
Took Saxophone lessons from Mike P.
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"Excellent first lesson! Leslie is patient, kind, and encouraging. This is going to be fun! Will come back later to update review after a few more lessons."
Sarah
Took Saxophone lessons from Leslie K.
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"Excellent teacher! Brad is very professional, has an extensive knowledge base, and an impressive resume he lives up to. I've taken numerous lessons from other musicians, and I've never encountered someone more passionate about both teaching and playing music. Highly recommend!"
Laura
Took Saxophone lessons from Brad W.
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"Great teacher! So happy with my lessons. Eric is patient, kind, professional and easy to get along with."
Nicole
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric F.
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"Frixos is a great teacher. He is very patient and knowledgeable. He worked with my son for an audition and was able to correct the problems right away. My son's audition went really well."
Amy
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Maureen was very committed to helping and making sure my daughter was comfortable with all of the material. She also is very happy to help with opportunities and confidence in general, Maureen has been great for my family and we look forward to more lessons with her."
Allyson
Took Saxophone lessons from Maureen W.
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"My son enjoys learning Saxophone from Tammye. I observed that she adopts to the pace of hi s learning. She is also flexible on timing. Highly recommended."
Dan
Took Saxophone lessons from Tammye D.
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