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Carter W.

15 Reviews
Tustin, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Bachelors in Music from DePaul University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Carter W.

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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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Just finished my First Lesson. Very helpful, instructive and easy to learn from. Highly Recommended!
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Fernando P.

4 Reviews
La Habra, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from California State University Fullerton
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Fernando P.

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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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Thomas W.

46 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • BS Music Education from The Pennsylvania State University
  • Awarded Dean's List from The Pennsylvania State University
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Thomas W.

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I can help beginners get started or coach advanced students who are preparing for auditions.

About Thomas

Thomas J. W. is an active music teacher, composer, adjudicator, and clinician in the greater Philadelphia area. He has over twenty years of experience as a concert band director, marching band director, jazz improvisation instructor, choral director, orchestra director, private instructor, arranger

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Anneliese & Sophia C.
He’s very patient and kind especially for 2 active little girls.
Cindy ..
Thomas is honestly an amazing musician and teacher. He was really patient with me. Despite having to deal with major timezone differences (as I live in Myanmar), he took the time to figure it out. Also, he helped me figure out the stuff it took me months to figure out. He also really knows what he's doing. I learned so much in that hour of practice. 10/10 would recommend him.
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Tyler B.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Master of Music, Jazz Performance from New England Conservatory of Music
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Tyler B.

6 Reviews
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Online Saxophone Teacher

With training at high-level schools and over a decade of diverse professional experience, I'm well-suited to teach saxophone in any style. Whether you need help with school ensemble music, want to learn your favorite melodies, or even want to write your own music, I can offer experienced and relaxed guidance towards your goals!

About Tyler

I'm a multi-instrumentalist, teacher, composer, and arranger, living in Brooklyn, having moved from Boston in 2018. My professional experience on saxophone, keyboards, clarinet, flute, and bass in many different musical styles has offered me a wide-ranging palate to teach from. For the past six-plu

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John B.
Tyler is an excellent instructor.
Karen
My daughter enjoyed learning clarinet with Tyler. As another reviewer has noted, Tyler is a gentle and patient teacher. My daughter could be difficult during lessons and often got distracted, and Tyler was great at steering her back on track and engaging her through new music and exercises.
Katrin
Tyler was the piano teacher for our two daughters for almost 5 years. They were piano beginners aged 4 and 6 when we started. My daughters are more on the shy side, and Tyler ended up being the perfect teacher for them. He is gentle and patient but at the same time got them excited about learning the instrument and playing music of different genres. My daughters enjoyed the lessons very much and they were sad to see Tyler leave for New York. I can highly recommend Tyler as a teacher especially for shy beginners like my daughters were.
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Maureen W.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Music in Saxophone Performance from Peabody Conservatory
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Maureen W.

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Hi there! I am a classically trained saxophonist with a Masters from Peabody Conservatory and over 16 years of teaching experience. I tailor my lessons based on your interests and skill level, finding pieces you enjoy which challenge you. I can also give you a strong sense of the fundamentals, focusing on intonation, finger technique, vibrato and tone. Looking forward to hearing from you!

About Maureen

Welcome to online saxophone lessons! While studying with me we will focus on practice techniques to develop your speed, vibrato and intonation (one of the most important aspects of a good sound!) For students in grade school, lessons can help your skills in band class and in participation in solo a

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David B.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Awarded Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Award from ASCAP
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BM Jazz Studies from University of Denver
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David B.

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Saxophonist for 15 years currently, have saxophone performance degrees, and professional saxophonist of about 8 years. Whether you’ve never touched a saxophone before or have played for a while, let’s get better at the saxophone! Whatever you’re working on I’d love to help you get better at playing it. Strengths include, classical, jazz, improv, funk/rock, doubling, reading music, learning by ear, theory, composition.

About David

David B. is a saxophonist, doubler, composer, arranger, teacher and bandleader based in Denver Colorado. He performs regularly in Colorado as well as in other states as a freelance musician in an assortment of genres from big band and musical theater to EDM and funk. In addition, he collaborates wi

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Cindy
My 16-year-old daughter has taken lessons from David for almost 2 years. She highly recommends him for his patience, and she really likes how he will play the music first if she's having difficulty, so she can see exactly how to place her fingers or correct what she is doing wrong. David is personable and very accommodating to fit your schedule.
Stacy
David is a patient teacher and has been very accommodating to our needs. Each week we see improvement in our son's skills.
Bill
David's been teaching piano to our 10 year old son Harry for the past 3-4 years. He's done a great job keeping lessons fun, and keeping Harry engaged and making forward progress. Harry's progressed to the point where he's enjoying playing, and he practices without us asking him to. He can see for himself how much he's improved and it makes him want to keep going. All this is largely due to David's gifts as teacher. I should also mention that David has an outstanding musical knowledge and background -- he can teach rock, pop, jazz, or classical piano, and he plays jazz gigs professionally.

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Irvine, CA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Irvine is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $109 per hour.
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$51 average
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"Jeremy really enjoyed meeting Jon and taking first lesson from him because Jon was fun and relatable. He took time to explain and easy to understand. Looking forward to many more lessons from Jon."
Jeremey
Took Saxophone lessons from Jon S.
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"Lucas was very patient with my daughter trying multiple ways for her to better learn the rhythm of her songs. She was encouraged with his positive feedback."
Abby
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"Well worth the time and money

Dave was able to meet me where I was and move me toward the goals I had. As as an adult learner, I went in with zero experience with the saxophone but a clear picture of what I wanted to play and somewhat how I wanted to sound. Dave has a great set-up where we have privacy to make noise (sax's aren't known for being quiet). He's able to pluck things out on the piano quickly or to pull something up on the computer or just play. I went from starting out, to wanting to play a few songs, to improvising. Dave has been very helpful and ultimately keeps me improving and moving forward. I've taken other lessons on other instruments, but I will say this is one of the better teachers I have had. He listens well and is able to articulate what he wants you to do --- not trying to be a guru, but more of a guide that keeps you on track."
joseph
Took Saxophone lessons from Dave L.
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"My son took sax lessons with Mas and loved them! Mas is great at teaching kids and tailors the lessons to the student's individual skill level, interests and needs. He has a gentle and warm demeanor and keeps students engaged in the lessons. Highly recommend him!"
Shruti
Took Saxophone lessons from Masaru K.
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"Very good first lesson"
Javier
Took Saxophone lessons from Harry G.
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"He was awesome teacher! He upgraded me in higher level of playing sax."
Caden
Took Saxophone lessons from Masaru K.
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"Great instructor! Knew exactly what my band director wanted me to learn and was able to help me get better."
Allison
Took Saxophone lessons from Tyler K.
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"1st class! It was very informative and my son is already playing short songs on his tenor Sax. He loves it !!!!"
Kimberly
Took Saxophone lessons from Mikaela Y.
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"Sean is a great teacher-very upbeat and positive! He explains things in a way that makes it easy to understand. Sean makes learning fun! :)"
Jenae
Took Saxophone lessons from Sean H.
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"My son Kelly loves working with Micheal. Its fun, relaxed and easygoing. He couldn't be happier. Highly recommend!"
Julie
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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