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Maureen S.

14 Reviews
San Leandro, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 1990
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Maureen S.

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Levels 1-10 MTAC Certificate of Merit, College Level Classical and Jazz

About Maureen

•The styles I teach most often are jazz, classical and popular. Although I have studied many different genres, my specialties are saxophone and composition. I have studied with music teachers such as Anthony Braxton, Herb Pomeroy, Charlie Banacos, Jerry Bergonzi, Gary Burton, Joe Viola, Ken Pullig

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Beverly
Maureen has been a wonderful clarinet teacher! Being an adult who is picking up the clarinet again, I like how Maureen provides a balance of theory, exercises, improvision, and various methods to help me in my playing.

Maureen is patient, always willing to answer questions and encouraging. She makes you want to try harder!
Dahlia M.
Maureen is patient, methodical and focused. Great first lesson. I am very encouraged.
Maureen
I highly recommend Dr Maureen Spanza . She has been wonderful with teaching my granddaughter
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Frixos P.

65 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Some Spanish, English, some Greek, some Portuguese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Epilepsy Foundation Award from Raising $10,000 by producing and selling a dedicated CD
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Frixos P.

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I will teach you the fundamental basics as well as some tricks I learned from various artists I've played with. We will be using the Jamey Abersold books, Bob Mintzer books, and some of the tunes in the fake books. Also we will work on scales. I will also teach you how to write and compose your own music using my background music I send you.

About Frixos

Frixos states that his love for music probably started before he was born. “I’m pretty sure the Motown sounds my mother loved to listen and move to permeated to me through her.” Add to that his exposure to different ethnic sounds like Greek (his origins) folklore and contemporary music, Portug

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Melissa K.
Excellent
Paula M.
I have been very pleased with the piano instruction Frixos has provided to my grand-daughter. He is very encouraging and tries to make the piano lessons interesting.
Frixos has been very understanding when problems arise and lessons need to be changed.😊 If you are looking for a reputable instructor, let me suggest Frixos.
Paula
We love Frixos! He is a wonderful teacher and person. We were unsure how online classes would go, but it’s been great. Frixos has done an excellent job of teaching our granddaughter. He makes it easy for her to learn, yet still challenges her.
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Cooper W.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded BEST Scholarship from Berklee College of Music
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Cooper W.

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I studied saxophone at the Berklee College if Music and have been performing full-time for ten years. I can provide instruction in all styles, beginning to advanced. We will go over tone production, scales, song learning, and improvisation.

About Cooper

I have a Bachelor's Degree from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, and I also studied Classical Performance at the Lionel Hampton School of Music. I have ten years professional performing experience road touring in the U.S.A., and international on cruise ships. Most recently with For The

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William
I am new to playing the flute, self-taught for 8 months. Cooper is very personable and I think he spotted my weaknesses quickly. He was very encouraging and gave me a mixture of exercises working on the beginnings of listening and playing with another musician as well as fingering. He is going to get some theory in as well, so that’s hitting all of what is essential for me to move forward.
Cooper B.
Cooper is kind and encoraging and helped my son work through a difficult audition piece. He really related well with my son and made him feel proud of his abilities and skills. I would be glad to recommend Cooper.
Christian D.
Just getting started but I can tell Cooper knows what he’s doing and I’m looking forward to getting to where I want to be with the harmonica
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Agriya B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Jazz Studies from New York University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Agriya B.

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I have worked for over 15 years in New Jersey, NYC, & Miami playing saxophone for many large names in the Music Industry including many Grammy winners. I went to school at NYU and developed a unique playing style that incorporates modern music as well as traditional music. I am also a producer, writer, singer, and DJ. I guarantee if you take lessons with me, you will understand certain concepts which no one knows, as well as solid fundamentals and techniques. Don't be afraid to reach out!

About Agriya

Hey future students! My name is Agriya. I have been playing saxophone for quite a while, over 16 years! I have a lot of experience working in Music Studios in New York City and Miami as well as playing in clubs, bars, small and large stages etc. I have also worked with many Grammy-winning artists ar

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Becca S.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Awarded Outstanding Music Education Student from California State University, Chico
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Becca S.

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I have been playing the saxophone since I was 9 years old, and was tutoring younger band students since 10 years old. Once I started college, about 5 years ago, I started teaching saxophone lessons professionally.

Lessons structures vary depending on the student's playing level. Prior to the first lesson, I work with all students to understand their goal(s) so we can structure the lesson to achieve these goals.
With complete beginners, after the first lesson you can expect to learn how to put the instrument together and even play a short song. In our later lessons we talk about instrument basics such as breath control, embouchure, hand position, tuning, and more. With my intermediate students we focus the first half of the lesson on basics/technique/scales while the second half we work on the music that we have selected. I include some basic music theory in all lessons.

For my lessons, I use a technique book and song book, varying on the students level. I provide extra sheet ...

About Becca

Hi, my name is Becca and I have been playing saxophone for the past 13 years. When I was 9 years old I joined the elementary band and chose saxophone. Ever since then I continued playing classical saxophone, was always first chair, and gave lessons to other students. In middle school I jo

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Krivi S.
I had a great first class with Becca. Looking forward to future classes.
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Ramon L.
steady and patient.
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Sergio M.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • B.A. Music Business from NJCU
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sergio M.

38 Reviews
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I've been playing saxophone for over 15 years and i like to teach beginners or intermidiate level students. I graduated with a Bachelor's of Arts in Music Business.
I stress patience and helping in anyway needed

About Sergio

Hi, there! My name is Sergio and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons for a few years and have loved helping my students play saxophone, DJ, and learn the basics of piano. I went to New Jersey City University and earned a degree in Music Business in 2018. I'm a patient and un

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Tanner *.
My son enjoyed his first lesson and is excited for the next. Serg explained the basics in a way that my 10 year old could understand. Looking forward to see what Serg can teach him in the future
Angela ..
Cool experience and going well
Kavita P.
So far, I've loved all of my classes with Sergio. His teaching style with photography fits my needs perfectly.

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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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"Shannon is very personable and obviously loves what she does. She explains things in a very simple and easy to understand fashion. I was comfortable with her right away. I'm excited about playing my instrument!"
Melissa
Took Saxophone lessons from Shannon S.
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"good first lesson. looking forward to more."
Dean
Took Saxophone lessons from Jon S.
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"Always a great lesson"
Scott
Took Saxophone lessons from Ian B.
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"A good instructor. Easygoing and flexible with student's acomodation. Either for a few introduction lessons to long term lessons he is the person you would like to go with."
Máximo
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Carl is a great teacher! My son is very excited to learn every time."
Gabriel
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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"I'm a 52 year-old with no music background and today was my first virtual alto sax lesson with Randall. I must admit that I was very intimidated at first and didn't think that I would be able to get the most out of this virtual learning experience. However, Randall made me very comfortable and quickly got me relaxed as if he were right there with me in my living room. We began by him showing me the do's and don'ts of putting my horn together (especially the mouthpiece), fingering, and creating the sound I wanted. I was impressed because he taught me about 5 to 6 notes in this initial session. To be honest I didn't even think that I would've been able to get a note out but I did. Although I didn't want my first saxophone lesson to be virtual, I can confidently say that I will continue my sessions with Randall and highly recommend his services."
Lucky Best
Took Saxophone lessons from Randall K.
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"He is a great teacher! He truly loves what he does, you can tell! This makes for a great experience for learning...
We can definitely recommend Michael!"
Liam
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Seth is a good dude. I came across his profile with Take Lessons a month ago, after browsing through other instructors in my area and other schools in my area. He's got the experience and knowledge, so I connected with him for an initial lesson. It was a quick one to get introductions out of the way and a good idea of goals/direction. From there we further honed our plans for my instruction in an hour lesson and are directing our sights on my upcoming auditions. Seth has shown me through simple explanations of theory that his teaching style is very approachable, and additionally, was able to show me good technical skills on working my way around the horn, which is especially useful for someone like me in my twenties who already has a few bad habits (haha). Like I said, he's a good dude, good sense of humor so I feel at ease practicing with him and his knowledge is insane! Not only for saxophone but in so many other areas of music! You'd be doing yourself a favor to take at least an hour lesson from him and see how you go."
Alex
Took Saxophone lessons from Seth D.
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"he is very nice and is always understanding"
Danielle
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Nick S.
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