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Bill T.

42 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $100
  • Speaks
  • Bachelors of Music, Jazz Studies from Purchase College Conservatory of Music
  • Awarded Theodore Presser Award from The Presser Foundation
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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 pra

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Lori A.
Bill was very patient and encouraging to my high school daughter who wanted to start learning how to play jazz on her clarinet. She really enjoyed the lessons and the material. She is looking forward to continuing her lessons with Bill once the Marching band season ends.
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!
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Alex S.

3 Reviews
Northridge, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alex S.

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What are three things you enjoy about your playing and what are three things you wish were improved? I ask this question of each student so we can customize YOUR lessons and practice sessions. I love to see my students grow and learn what fuels their passion for music and we will develop exercises and songs that fit your interests. With ten years of teaching experience and multiple students in honor groups, I stand by studio's results!

About Alex

I attended the music program at California State University, Long Beach (Go Beach!), where I completed a bachelors of music in 2007. This time was spent immersed in saxophone performance, jazz studies, music theory, and music education. I have been active in music education for a decade, maintaining

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Our son Charles started taking lessons with Alex Sadnik when he was in 6th grade, and he is now going to be a senior in high school. It was in -home until the pandemic last year. After changing to him, Charles made tremendous progress quickly. Alex is a terrific teacher. He has patience , and is encouraging. He would often spend part of the lesson playing together with him, which was helpful. He would also allow Charles to choose some of the music he was interested in learning.
We would highly recommend Alex to anyone who wants to learn Saxophone or flute . You won’t be disappointed!!
Naomi
Thank you Alex for being such a great teacher, musician and mentor. My son has enjoyed playing and learning saxophone under your guidance for the past five years.
We are happy that the transition from in person to online lessons has been seamless. We find it helpful that you review his prerecorded music/practice clips ahead of time so that lessons are spent giving feedback on what is most important. We appreciate the extra effort and thought you put into planning each lesson as well as your customized worksheets. We value your professionalism, commitment, positivity and encouragement in his musical journey.
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Tristan C.

2 Reviews
West Hills, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Finalist from Rec Change International Scoring Competition
  • Teaching since 2014
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Tristan C.

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Professional saxophonist, trained at University of Michigan & NYU. I teach students of all levels and ages, whether just beginning or an experienced player. I have a great amount of experience in both classical and jazz and have been playing for about 15 years myself.

In addition to helping students establish solid fundamentals, I can help you reach your goals, whether that be through working on classical solo repertoire, jazz and improvisation, band music, preparing for a competition or audition, and more. I try to make lessons fun and enjoyable for the student.

If you don't live near me, online lessons are a great alternative to in person lessons. I have had success teaching many students of various abilities and ages throughout the country and abroad online!

About Tristan

Tristan Cappel is a multi-instrumentalist and composer from Detroit, MI, now residing in Los Angeles, California. Tristan recently performed at the 2021 Festival of the Arts with the legendary Josie James and the Marlonius Jazz Orchestra. In 2020, he headlined at the Detroit Jazz Festival with

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Bridget C.
Tristan is an incredible teacher and multi-instrumentalist. He is a patient and helpful teacher with years of experience in all different kinds of woodwinds. He was able to help take me to the next level in my saxophone playing and I really enjoy studying with him! Highly recommend Tristan!!
Sam
Tristan is a fantastic teacher!! Patient, informative, and easy to talk to. I never felt afraid to ask questions, and he made sure I understood all concepts before moving on. Can’t recommend enough!!
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Damien G.

47 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Winner-Concerto Competition from UNT
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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 sol

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LAKE A.
Creative ways of learning the keys. My kids picked it up immediately
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!
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Noah V.

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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • BM Music Performance from Kennesaw State University
  • Teaching since 2012
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Noah V.

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I have many unique experiences as a woodwind player and have a wide range of skills that I’m happy to pass onto my students! In particular, I believe that in order to perform it’s necessary to fully understand your instrument and I do not accept “pseudo-explanations” of what proper technique is or should be. I can help you learn anything you want about the saxophone by presenting information in a personal and easily digestible way!

About Noah

Noah Vece graduated from Kennesaw State University in 2011 and has been an active freelance musician in the Atlanta and New York area ever since. Noah studied saxophone, flute, and clarinet with renowned artists such as Sam Skelton, Dan Higgins, and Tony Carere among many others. His experience pla

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Fabian D.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Fabian D.

22 Reviews
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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.
Devon D.

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The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Glendale is $71. 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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"learns how to very good, he has a lot of patience , what are you doing the right thing is going to complement you "wow that's great ",
He helps you very good to set up the saxophone and helps you put it back,
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Took Saxophone lessons from Gleb V.
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"Maureen was a super great teacher. She was very patient, understanding, and forgiving, even when I made a lot of mistakes."
Elizabeth
Took Saxophone lessons from Maureen W.
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"Matt is friendly, patient, and serious about teaching. I enjoy every lesson with him."
Jim
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Emily is excellent! Emily is very knowledgeable, yet knows how to convey that knowledge to the student. She is smart, confident, patient, kind, and personable! I would highly recommend Emily to any student seeking to move to another level in saxophone mastery!"
Tom
Took Saxophone lessons from Emily W.
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"Great guy, we have used over the years."
Jake
Took Saxophone lessons from Dave L.
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"Michael is on time, prepared, thorough, engaging, confident, inspiring, motivating and has an excellent teaching style. He really gets my boys; what their strengths and weaknesses are and what motivates them. He is always a step ahead of their achievements. He is clear about setting goals and expectations for the next lesson and listens carefully to any questions or concerns that they have.

Really Outstanding."
Oscar
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Very good first lesson. Will continue with her."
Julie
Took Saxophone lessons from Bebé S.
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"Sergio provided a good understanding and application for my first saxophone lesson. I had no knowledge of playing the instrument. He showed my how to create sound right off the bat. He had a good attitude with me, being very relax and patient. Nice time with him. Eddie."
Edward
Took Saxophone lessons from Sergio M.
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"I'm just starting but already very excited to continue with Gleb."
Ed Manzi
Took Saxophone lessons from Gleb V.
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"very good instructor"
Kevin
Took Saxophone lessons from Sean H.
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