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These Saxophone teachers are highly rated by students in the Fair Oaks area, including Mather, Penryn, Fairfield, Rescue and Placerville.

Mikaela Y.

Shingle Springs, CA 95682


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Private Saxophone Teacher

Experienced teacher of 6 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so that students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of saxophone skills. I specialize in classical performance and typically use Standard of Excellence or Accent on Achievement band method books.

About Mikaela

Music teacher looking to keep busy working with bright young students eager to improve or begin their musical endeavors!

I have a Bachelor of Music degree from San Jose State University in Music Education and have taught private lessons for over 10 years. I have also recently completed the teaching credential program in Music and teach Kindergarten through 8th grade Music for the Pioneer Union School District. Currently, I play with the Roseville Community Band. I have played the clarinet for 20 years, played with the San Jose State Wind Ensemble for 4, and studied with Dr. Janet Averett while attending SJSU. What I learned from her about teaching is invaluable, I hope to be the inspiration and encouragement to my students that she was to me. I hope to encourage them to express themselves as well teach them good practice skills. Less

ons with me will focus on not just the technical aspect to playing their instrument but the creative/expressive aspect to playing music on any instrument. After all, playing an instrument is about making MUSIC!

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I expect my students to provide for themselves their instrument, a music stand, and chair. They should also have the music they are working on at school if they have some.

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June 16, 2019
Kate Scott
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October 21, 2018
Kate Scott
June 30, 2018
I've been with Mikaela for the past 2 to 3 years, and she's been a wonderful instructor since. I started learning with her after playing the clarinet for about 3 years already- my skills on the clarinet have definitely improved tremendously, and the lessons have given me an edge in all my musical experiences. In addition to being a skillful clarinetist and teacher, she's also very supportive, caring, flexible schedule-wise, and has helped me grow my love for playing and music in general. She has encouraged me to step out of my comfort zone and try new, scary things (auditions, competitions, etc) that have definitely helped me grow as a musician and a person. I would definitely recommend her to anyone looking for a boost in skill, a great teacher, and a wonderful experience. :)

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Mikaela Y.

Shingle Springs, CA

Private Saxophone Teacher

I am a Juilliard trained musician that has been teaching the saxophone for more than 10 years now. My students have gone onto win state competitions and awards in music, as well as get in honors bands. They have also been admitted to Manhattan School of Music and Juilliard. I can teach all levels from beginning to advanced musicians.

About Aaron

Saxophonist and Producer Aaron Holbrook is a Juilliard trained musician who has performed and toured with many notable artists


December 4, 2017
Erica S.
Aaron has really inspired my son to pick up the Sax again after a six month hiatus. Aaron pushes him musically and challenges him daily on scale work, music theory and song performance. I could not be happier.
October 15, 2017
Connie P.
Aaron was patience and she felt comfortable with him.
August 30, 2017
I have been taking soprano saxophone lessons with Aaron for about 8.5 months now. Aaron is enthusiastic, energetic and knowledgeable. His serious training shines through and he encourages your development along the lines that the student desires. Your musical goals become his for you. I am fortunate to have him as my teacher.

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Aaron H.


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I am an experienced instrumental music teacher. I have been teaching in a public school for 22 years. My primary instrument is the clarinet, but I love teaching all wind instruments (including Trumpet and trombone).

About Tiffani

Tiffani has been teaching private lessons since 1996 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home and online. Tiffani has helped students learn everything from beginning skills to preparing for high school and college auditions.

Tiffani received her education at Montclair State University in 1997 where she received a degree in Music Education. As an expert in her field, Tiffani looks forward to helping new students achieve their goals. Tiffani's teaching style is motivating, kind and patient.


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Luis L.

Sacramento, CA 95826


Private Saxophone Teacher

I am a musician based in the Sacramento area. I have a bachelor's degree in music from CSU Sacramento. I teach and perform on saxophone, flute, and clarinet. In addition, I direct elementary school bands. I am currently working toward earning a teaching credential and I hope to continue teaching professionally.

About Luis

I am a professional musician with a bachelor's degree in music from the Sacramento State School of Music. I have played saxophone throughout the region in many different groups, such as the award winning Sacramento State Jazz Ensemble. I have training in both classical and jazz styles. As a former "band kid," I am familiar with the ins and outs of playing in all kinds of school bands such as marching band, concert band, and jazz band.
As a teacher, I like to teach good habits as well as musicianship. My goal is to help students become better players and musicians, so that they have the skills necessary to take on new musical endeavors. I also have experience in bilingual education for K-12 students. This also means I have passed background checks for the state and school districts.


May 23, 2019
Antero D P.
He is knowledgeable he is patient and overall he is persistent, he make sure the student understands by utilizing various methods ; in all I am happy with my instructor. Thank you Luis I enjoyed our lesson today.

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Luis L.

Sacramento, CA

Private Saxophone Teacher

I have been playing the saxophone since I was 8 years old and love learning and growing with my instrument! I take great pride in my work and enjoy making it fun to learn as well :) I have studied saxophone privately since I was 14 and also Graduated from Bloomsburg University with my degree in Saxophone and Music Education. I have extensive training in classical as well as jazz playing styles and would love to show you all the tricks I have learned over the years!

About Douglas

My name is Doug and I love music!! I have learned many different instruments throughout my life and love teaching them to others. I have advanced experience in Saxophone, Flute and Piano. I received my B.S. In Music Education k-12 from Bloomsburg University where I took classes in every instrument and 4 years of private study on my 3 primary instruments. I think teaching should be fun as well as educational and I would be proud to help you make your first sound or learn your first piece on any instrument. I have extensive experience with beginners, having taught elementary and middleschool band at 4 different schools during my student teaching semester and greatly enjoyed the experience! I would love to teach you no matter your age or skill level :)


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Baptiste H.


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Teaching professionally for 3 years, I am dedicated to my students needs, and will help you fulfill your musical goals, wether it is playing Saxophone/Flute/Piano, composing, understanding music theory, training your ear, or all of the above ! All ages welcome.

About Baptiste

I am a professional Saxophonist and Keyboardist, recording and performing on a regular basis worldwide. I graduated with a Bachelor in fine arts, specifically Jazz Saxophone, from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music with honors, And I also have a Diploma in Saxophone with honors from Nice's (France) Conservatory. I have experience teaching kids Classical saxophone a year in Cagnes-sur-Mer's (France) Conservatory. I make my lessons enjoyable by a fun and engaging way in order to make my students achieve their goals, and build a strong basis to help them grow and expand their musicality.

I've had the chance to study Saxophone/Flute/Piano/Music Theory/Counterpoint/Composition in two different Continents (North America, Europe), which allows me to bring the best of the two worlds to my students.

Being a voracious music lover, I

will teach my students how to play in any style by giving them the mastery of the instrument and the ability to understand what they play!

August 22, 2019
Gatsby Roucoulant
Baptiste is an amazing teacher. We taught me a piece by Henri Grob within my first lesson, in 5/5 minutes. Definitely recommend.
August 18, 2019
Baptiste is a great teacher, he helped me develop my technique and immediately understood what I needed or wanted. Looking forward for the next lessons.

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Baptiste H.


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I have been playing music in one way or another for over the past 20 years. Saxophone has been my main instrument for the majority of this time. I began playing in middle school and continued playing throughout high school and college. I have marched with the Million Dollar Band and played in several jazz bands.
With my experience, I can help teach you to read music as well as teach beginner saxophone technique. If you're ready to learn, let's get to it!

About Jessica

I'm a music lover and if you're looking for a saxophone teacher then I'm sure you are, too! I have enjoyed playing this instrument and I would love to help you get introduced to it!


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Michael H.

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Jazz Saxophonist, Clarinetist, and Flautist of 9 years. I specialize in anything from beginner technique on each instrument to jazz improvisation. Lessons are catered to the learner's experience and goals. You will develop a strong foundation in sight-reading, ear skills, improvisation, and technique. Don't be afraid to reach out - I can teach whatever you'd like to learn!

About Michael

I am a 19-year old tenor saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist from Metro Detroit (Rochester Hills) currently attending the University of Michigan to pursue Jazz Studies. I currently study with Andrew Bishop and Adam Larson. Not to mention being mentored by the great Marion Hayden, Sean Dobbins, and Scott Gwinnell. My style is influenced by various musics that include anything from traditional swing to contemporary jazz fusion.

To the date - I have performed as a bandleader and sideman in many places: some of the notable being Cliff Bell's, Blue Llama, Detroit Jazz Festival, Michigan Jazz Festival, Solstice Jazz Festival, Bert's Marketplace, Baker's Keyboard Lounge, Kerrytown Concert House, and many others.


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"Gleb is a very skilled professional musician, and yet he's a caring individual that would never make you feel intimidated, which is especially important f
or a novice like myself :) His lessons are fun, his rates are reasonable, and he truly puts his heart into teaching process. Every time I walk out from his lesson feeling I've progressed one step further. Highly recommended."
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"Very patient and very nice! thank you!"
"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 less
ons on the saxophone."
"Friendly, respectful made learning fun for our son."
"Jesse is a great teacher for musicians of any level. His passion for music and music education is evident in the way he communicates with his students. Je
sse is extremely patient, and will cater to your individual needs. He's a teacher who is truly on your side and aspires to help you reach your goals! I highly recommend lessons with Jesse, he makes playing fun!"
"Amazing and patient instructor. Wonderful with young musicians! Highly recommend."
"My son had one half hour lesson (so far). He was very happy with the amount of knowledge gained in a very short time. I anticipate (but don't know) that t
his will be very beneficial to his saxophone skills and we look forward to continuing lessons with Sean"
"Lonze was terrific! My son is learning a lot and can't stop talking about how excited he is to continue his lessons. Thanks Lonze!!!"

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