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Joseph S.

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Corona, CA
Starting at $55
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Awarded James C. Rotter Saxophone Scholarship from California State University, Fullerton
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Joseph S.

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I have received my Bachelor degree from Cal State Fullerton, and specialize in classical saxophone focusing on sound, technique, and musicianship.

About Joseph

Saxophonist, composer, educator, Joseph David S. has made a name as an advocate for the saxophone in the concert hall and in his own compositions. As the son of a film composer, Joseph David S.’s compositional voice is rooted in musical storytelling told through a contemporary harmonic and aesthe

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Michael M.
My first lesson went great. It was exactly the right pace for me. He's a good teacher and I can't wait to improve and look forward to more lessons. Thank you.
Waseem K.
Great tutor.....very friendly and have knowledge about sax....
Jenna F.
My daughter had her first saxophone lesson and can't wait for the next one. Joseph was very patient with her and explained the basics of the saxophone.
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Jerry M.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Jerry M.

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My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands. It all one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not having fun while learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND educational at the same time. I have had many parents tell me I'm one of the best teachers they have ever seen. (A couple of them were public school teachers themselves). I truly want my students to succeed and I will do everything in my power to help them accomplish that!

About Jerry

My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands/groups. They all had one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not enjoying learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND e

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Savannah M.
Went way above and beyond to work with my son and help him with the things that he struggled with. We are very pleased and thankful to Mr. Jerry.
Michelle
Extremely unprofessional to abruptly cancel scheduled/paid lessons without the courtesy of a message or any notice because this instructor was unhappy with a 12-year-old child's progress. Very surprised by and disappointed in the manner in which he handled this situation, certainly could have been handled with more respect and maturity.
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Roger H.

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Starting at $42
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Roger H.

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I studied Saxophone in college and have taught it over the last 10 years in private lessons.

About Roger

I am a professional musician who has a Bachelors of Science in Music Education. I have been playing piano for about 25 years and have been playing trumpet and other wind instruments for over 20. I have performed in many types of groups which include wind ensembles, jazz bands, orchestras, big bands

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Brad B.

67 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded 2016 BCCS Educator of the Year Award from Byron Center Charter School
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Brad B.

67 Reviews
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Whatever your level, we will dive into great studies of classic fundamentals, technique refinement, mature tone quality, and of course music that YOU love to play.

About Brad

Greeting! I specialize in teaching trumpet, trombone, saxophone and clarinet. I have taught music at practically every level from Pre-Kindergarten through college (three years on staff with the band program at Cornerstone University), and have run multiple successful mid/high school band programs ov

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He has helped my son so much with playing his note clearer and stronger.
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Walt R.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1995
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Walt R.

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25 years helping beginning students succeed!

About Walt

I have been teaching beginning flute, clarinet, sax, trumpet, and drum students for over 25 years! I am also a public school music teacher, composer, arranger, author, and performer. Let me help you be successful!

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Becca S.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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.
Anjan S.
Ramon L.
steady and patient.

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Irvine, CA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Irvine is $72. 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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Taught me some key things that immediately helped me out - highly recommend!"
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Took Saxophone lessons from Granville M.
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"Awesome lesson. Am improving"
Melissa
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"I took lessons with Eric for 4 years. I could not give enough thanks to Eric for how much my playing improved after taking lessons with him. Eric's instruction is clear, thorough, and is an excellent source of knowledge that will vastly improve your skill."
Kevin
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric P.
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"Michael is a great teacher and our lessons are always fun! He has helped me improve significantly in jazz improvisation and technical skills. I have been studying with him for almost 3 years and I look always look forward to our weekly lesson. I recommend him to anyone who is looking to improve musically and have fun at the same time!"
Jenna
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael H.
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"Mr. Randall is really funny, and he explains your mistakes really clearly. He’s a really good teacher"
Cindy
Took Saxophone lessons from Randall K.
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"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."
Beverly
Took Saxophone lessons from Kevin D.
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"Matt is an excellent teacher. my son has been studying with Matt for the past a year and half and has made so much progress in his learning journey. Highly recommended!"
Yi
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"We just had our first lesson with Sergio and it couldn't of gone better. My son was nervous at first but ended the first lesson feeling excited and eager to learn. I would highly recommend Sergio!"
Alex
Took Saxophone lessons from Sergio M.
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"Just took one lesson, but we were able cover a lot in 30 minutes. He was good at explaining things and laughed at my dumb jokes. I am an adult trying to re-learn how a saxophone works, and I trust he will be able to help me do that!"
Kimberly
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Very helpful ... very good experience .."
Sebastian
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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