Saxophone Lessons in East Irvine, CA

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James H.

12 Reviews
West Covina, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Masters in Music from Cal State Fullerton
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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James H.

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My services provide you with an opportunity to learn from a balance state of thinking to achieve success in your goals for the chosen instrument. Whether its technique, learning how to read both musically and literally, my teaching methods are very self reflective and introspective to provide the understanding you're looking for. All in all my sessions are very people friendly and driven to meet your needs. This helps to learn on a deeper level so that you may appreciate, learn faster and enjoy a greater sense of awareness for the fun of the music making process. I have a very warm and easy going approach with an emphasis on FUN so that we can connect to what we love to do which is make music.

About James

My name is James and I have earned a Master’s degree in Music Performance and graduated from Cal State Fullerton. I also have a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education received from the University of Redlands. I have performed with a variety of musical ensembles (college, orchestra, band, chamber grou

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Angela S.
James is a patient teacher who teaches fundamentals instead of only songs or chords, highly recommended for beginners, especially kids!
Claudia
James a very patient teacher also understood the needs of my son. My son learned a lot with him even though it was a short time I highly recommend him specially if you are struggling with the basson. My son is very happy with him.
Cinthya P.
James was so very patient with me. I think I will learn a lot from him.
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Carter W.

10 Reviews
Tustin, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Carter W.

10 Reviews
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Hello!

I am a private music instructor specializing in woodwind instruments looking to take on clarinet, flute and saxophone students in the Orange County area!

My lessons consist of a well balanced coverage of exercises (scales, note patterns, etudes, duets, major repertoire, etc) geared towards building a solid foundation in playing technique. This allows each student to be accurate and expressive with a sense of ease in their playing! Students of the studio are also thrown into the world of music! They are strongly encouraged to attend concerts, listen to music regularly, and attend masterclasses. The goal is not just to learn an instrument, but to also develop a life-long love and appreciation for music!

I am very proud to say that my students soar through their band and orchestra programs in school and obtain a sound quality/sense of musicality way beyond their grade level! The majority of my students excel past their school music programs! They join youth/honor bands ...

About Carter

I believe that everyone has the ability to enjoy and be expressive on an instrument. It is miss instruction and a lack of passion in music education that allows students to become frustrated and bored, ultimately pushing them to quit their instruments. My goal as a music educator is not only to

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Josephine Hall
Fantastic 5 stars!
Dana H.
Carter is an excellent instructor!
Carter takes the extra time to explain difficult material to our 12-year-old daughter, listens to her learning priorities, and also takes parent feedback into account.
We really appreciate his support! Our daughter was able to make concert band for next year, due in part to his coaching:)
Stewart F.
I received very useful instruction in a manner that will suit me well. With this first lesson I experienced some internet connection problems, but this will be easily improved. I'm pleased.

Fernando P.

4 Reviews
La Habra, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Fernando P.

4 Reviews
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All ages, all levels, various styles including: jazz, classical, commercial/contemporary music

About Fernando

Hello there! My name is Fernando, and I bring lots of profession playing and teaching experience to the table. I am an active musician in several local bands of various styles and genres, including jazz bands, Latin jazz bands, sax quartets, church groups, and musicals. I have played across sout

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Evan, Brian, and Esperanza A.
Fernando, is a very good piano instructor, he has the patience that students need.
Michael S.
every lesson i learn a lot more about techniques and i can hear a differene in the sound i make and it is staritng to sound like music.
Ethan
My boys love learning from Fernando. He is very patient and explains things in an easy to understand way. They can't wait for their piano lesson next week.

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Rick R.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Awarded 3 Grammy Award Nominations from Grammy Award Foundation
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rick R.

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Online Saxophone Teacher

Experienced Sax Teacher of 30 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students progress quickly in the direction they want to go. I specialize in rock, blues and jazz, and I use my own method for teaching which takes 10% of the usual time of most methods. I have a video that demonstrates that.

About Rick

I’ve always loved teaching from a young age; finding new ways to break down complex ideas and techniques and making it fun and easy is something that gives me a lot of satisfaction. If you want to play your favorite songs on saxophone, I can save you years of frustration and slow progress. At t

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Bobby
Rick was professional, intuitive, and taught what I needed to learn, and NOT some preplanned generic lesson. I highly recommend him and I rarely recommend anything.
Ken C.
Rick really helps me understanding the concept of the saxophone.
Ken
Rick is my best music teacher I had so far!!!
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Sloane L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1987
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Sloane L.

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Sloane has been teaching students to love and learn the violin, viola, piano, and saxophone for over thirty years. She holds a Master's degree in music education and has experience teaching children and adults of all ages. She believes that each student is unique and adapts her teaching methods to accommodate different learning styles to help each student achieve their full potential. Sloane's students not only learn to excel on their instrument but they also learn music theory.

About Sloane

I currently teach private lessons to children and adults of all ages. I have taught in public and private schools from elementary to high school orchestra and band. I hold a BS in Music Therapy and an MS in Music Education. In my first teaching experience the school I was in did not have an i

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Lonze R.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Awarded Louis Armstrong award from Cass Technical High school alumi
  • Teaches students 5 to 65
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Lonze R.

40 Reviews
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Online Saxophone Teacher

I am very excited to teach you all what my 23 years of experience in playing the saxophone can bring. I can teach children to adults, beginner to advance players the tools to become and great musician. I workout of various books to suite the students playing level. I also use a metronome , tuners , sheet music all to help develop good habits. I work with kids and teenagers so they can audition and become more effective in their school band. You must practice at least a hour a day to reach the goals you require .Contact me and you will be on your way to becoming a great musician.

About Lonze

Hello, my name Is Lonze. I can't wait to meet you and start fun, professional, and rewarding private lessons. I have been teaching for 7 years and I absolutely love it. Every lesson is as rewarding for me as I hope it is for my students. Observing the progression of my students is one of the most f

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Matthew M.
A real professional. Focused and efficient.
Ryan J.
My son is more confident since he has been taking online lessons with Lonze.
Jamie
Lonze is a phenomenal teacher. My son has made incredible progress throughout his first year. He can play scales in all keys, and is truly exhibiting artistry in his playing. Lonze helps my son understand music, but also to work hard and develop patience.

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"Awesome lesson. Am improving"
Melissa
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Matt Lavon is a real musician and an excellent teacher. He is patient and encouraging, and he knows his stuff."
James
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Great teacher, I highly recommend you take lessons with Lucas, whether you are a beginner or a more advanced player. I've improved a lot since starting lessons."
Andrew
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"Benjamin is a dynamic teacher who recognizes his students strength and weakness and provides specific instruction for improvement. Great job Ben."
Hamid
Took Saxophone lessons from Benjamin M.
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"He did a really good job teaching me things and made it simple and explained it very well!"
Brittany
Took Saxophone lessons from Andrew L.
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"Superb instructor! I am a beginner with alto sax. I would highly recommend Emily for teaching. She is very knowledgeable, patient, and organized!"
Tom
Took Saxophone lessons from Emily W.
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"Lonze has been great for my son who is practicing to make 1st chair in the marching band. Lonze is teaching him proper breath techniques and support which will help him tremendously when moving around. He is extremely knowledgeable and helpful. I highly recommend him for your student."
Lindsay
Took Saxophone lessons from Lonze R.
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"Lisa is an experienced teacher in so many ways. She is well versed in the mechanics of instruments, and all the nuances of music. She works well with students of all ages, and is an excellent teacher!!!"
Mary
Took Saxophone lessons from Lisa N.
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"Frixos was a terrific teacher for my son (now 12) and my daughter (now 14). He worked with them once per week for about two years, when my son finished 5th grade and my daugher was finishing 6th grade. He helped my son get started and learn the alto sax from scratch, and helped get my daugher on track, and correct her many mistakes. In short, both my kids made the top band in middle school at the end of their 6th grade years. My daugher was the top alto sax in her middle school by middle of 7th grade, and my son by the end of 6th grade. The both had a blast with their instruments, and the worked with them on the scales, and playing various genres of music including jazz. Their understanding of music was far beyond most of their classes, and they enjoyed their class time with him, and got to know a person that spend their entire life and professional career in the music business. In addition to Alto Sax lessons, he worked with the kids to learn music studio tools and play keyboard. After two years, we had to stop the lessons, due to financial constraints, but Frixos was like family to us, and I would highly recommond him to anyone without hesitation. He's a great guy!"
Jonathan
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Ian was prompt, attentive and just a real pleasure to work with. I'm totally new to the instrument - and he was patient - started from the very beginning - and even gave me a song to practice at the end (which is how you stay interested). He clearly knows his stuff. How do I know? - Here's what happened - He taught me the first notes, and all was going well - he gave me praise - but when we got to "G" it was off. He worked with me on technique and said - "wait - something's off, may I see your instrument?" Handing it over - he worked the keys (I got it from craigslist) and ultimately ended up putting his neck on it. Played it - and although it sounded much better - was still off. He scratches head, then instinctively shook it a few times - and the cleaning cloth comes tumbling out of the bell! "Well - there's your problem!" We laughed and went right back into it. Two thumbs up and five stars for this guy."
Paul Wenz
Took Saxophone lessons from Ian B.
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