Saxophone Lessons in La Canada Flintridge, CA

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Osvaldo G.

Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English and Spanish
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Osvaldo G.

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I will make it a priority to get to know you on a personal level and to become familiar with your personal musical needs and goals. I have a warm personality, am extremely friendly, and will strive to get to know you.

I will show you the fundamentals of sight reading, technique and theory and can also incorporate your favourite songs into your lessons (if there's any in particular that you would like to learn).

About Osvaldo

I've been playing clarinet for 16 years and have not stopped ever since. Music lessons were first introduced to me at the age of 8 by my godfather. He taught me basic music theory with the piano and trumpet. I gave up the trumpet at age 12 and switched on to the clarinet (played it in a community b

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Thomas K.

31 Reviews
Glendale, CA
Starting at $32
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.M. Composition from George Mason University
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Thomas K.

31 Reviews
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Strong instrumental playing begins with a solid understanding of the fundamentals of music and the simple act of making a sound from the instrument. Students learn to play music by ear first, and are later introduced to music notation. More advanced lessons emphasize sight-reading, expression, and improvisation.

A woodwind player since age 10, Thomas has experience as a performer and teacher. His previous education has included methodology classes on teaching specific instruments, and he is available to teach intermediate and beginning saxophone lessons.

About Thomas

Piano, woodwinds, trumpet, composition Chords, sight-reading, theory, jazz, classical, and pop No one ever regrets learning an instrument… yet many grow old wishing they had taken music lessons! A talent they’ll be able to develop their entire life, your children will thank you for giving them

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Estefania
So incredibly patient and knowledgeable!
Eric D.
The first lesson was successful. My particular background in piano is unique, and my needs are atypical as well. I thought Thomas assessed my abilities, lack of abilities, and goals well and quickly. He started me on a different perspective on looking at music (reading the staff) that seems very helpful. I'm encouraged.
Armen T.
Excellent teacher!
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Jon S.

19 Reviews
Culver City, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Jon S.

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I work with the student to develop a curriculum based on their musical interests and my own teaching pedagogy. I strongly feel that for musicians to own their education, they must have a say in what they play. Assigning method books and mindless etudes to practice doesn't have nearly the same effect asking them "Ok, what kind of music do YOU like? What do you want to PLAY? What do you want to LEARN?".

I believe that students learn best when they are invested in a subject, and the best way to get them invested is to individually get to know each one, speak to them on their level, and get them playing music they're interested in.

About Jon

I'm a professional performer, educator, and recording artist. I received my Masters in Music from New Mexico State University, and my BA and BME from the College of Wooster in Ohio. Students can expect to improve their technique and performing repertoire within a matter of weeks. We will collabo

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Abby
My experience with Jon is pleasant and effective. His knowledge and patience creates a fun atmosphere that is both challenging and inspiring. He clearly loves to teach and I am lucky to learn from him.
Nosa
Jon was wonderful! He gave me some great tips and even provided some material in helping me build
My guitar skills. He was great at listening and giving me a well thought out answers to my questions. I highly recommend it this teacher!
Dave
Jon is great! Initially I was concerned he was using a lot of the time assessing, but his suggestions were SO pertinent that I now appreciate that he spent a lot of time upfront to know me, my goals and my current level. I can tell his advice will be fruitful!

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Vincent D.

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Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1994
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Vincent D.

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Vince DeLuca is a saxophonist and accordionist. He toured with the Contours for 15 years. (They were the 2nd group signed to Motown Records and had the fastest rising Motown Hit called "Do You Love Me...Now That I Can Dance). In addition to performing with The Contours, he has also played with The Temptations, Gloria Gaynor, Martha Reeves, The Miracles, The Buckinghams, and many other groups that had hit records from the 50's, 60's, and 70's era.

Vince DeLuca is also a high school and middle school band, choir, and orchestra director. He has a bachelors degree in Music Education (K-12) and a masters in Saxophone Performance from Wayne State University. DeLuca has taught instrumental music for 20 years in Michigan schools including Pontiac, Southfield, and Detroit.

About Vincent

Vince DeLuca is a saxophone, clarinet, flute & accordion player. He toured with the Contours for 15 years. (They were the 2nd group signed to Motown Records and had the fastest rising Motown Hit called "Do You Love Me...Now That I Can Dance). In addition to performing with The Contours, he has als

Dan F.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Jazz Performance from William Paterson University
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Dan F.

7 Reviews
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I have been teaching privately and in colleges/schools for over 15 years. For all levels, I will help you develop excellent technique on the saxophone and build a strong foundation in music theory. For advanced/intermediate students, I also teach jazz improvisation, if you’re interested! Please bring in the music and songs you want to work on. I believe lessons should be fun and interesting while you learn great stuff, too!

About Dan

Hi, I’m a professional tenor and soprano saxophonist. I graduated from William Paterson University with a Bachelors in Jazz Performance. I also have an MA in Jazz History and Research from Rutgers University. I enjoy helping students to develop improved technique, sight reading, and musicality.

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Malcolm K.
He's great
Pete C.
Dan is really a great teacher.. firstly, he’s personable, friendly and creates rapport with the student, By asking your interests he makes the lessons about YOU by accommodating those interests and the WAY you want to learn.

I’m an adult and have no interest in traditional approaches to learning an instrument; I’ve been there, done that and found it not only terribly uninspiring (twinkle little star anyone?) but In every way overly difficult by trying to mix too many skills together at the same time. Before you even have a relationship with and “feel for” your instrument and have the technical skills to play it even half way decently, you’re trying to understand how long to hold a dotted eighth note! This is the reason a lot of people quit playing before they even get started…

Dan knew exactly what I was talking about, met me there and then proceeded to get me to do more in one lesson than I probably would have done in a week on my own, and in the way I want to learn!! He knows how to meet you where you are, find your self prescribed limits and then push you through them! He’s truly skilled in all the ways a teacher needs to be effective with a student!
Johnny
Great lesson, finds your weaknesses and then givesYou exercises so you can work on improving them.
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Gleb V.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, German, Russian, LIthuanian, English, German, Russian, Lithuanian
  • Bachelor in Saxophone and Clarinet, Bachelor Instrumental Pedagogy from MUHO KÖLN, Wilna Conservatory
  • Teaching since 1999
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Gleb V.

31 Reviews
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I have developed a teaching method that is efficient and creative, and is backed by over thirty years of professional performing experience. In the past fifteen years, I have taught continuously at several music schools in Germany. In my classroom, I approach music lessons with uncompromising attention to the goals of my students, their abilities and style. While focused on rigorous study of instrumental technique and music theory,

About Gleb

My name is Gleb V. I am a professional music instructor and performing musician. I have sixteen years of teaching experience for children and adults of all ages, and have been recording and performing internationally for over thirty years. Specializing in saxophone, clarinet, flute and piano, I

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Orah H.
Very knowledgeable and in tune musically and internationally
Noaeria
He was just perfect for my daughter! She loves his lesson very much and decided to learn from him. As a parent, i loved how he throughly taught us basic stuff about clarinet, assembling, parts, history, etc..
Naftoli
Gleb shares a wonderful energy and deep understanding of music with a practical, hands on style that makes you wish the lesson never ends! Looking forward to continuing!

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in La Canada Flintridge, CA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in La Canada Flintridge is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $109 per hour.
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"As a teacher myself, I find Jeremy-Paul's tutoring service is to recommended as he is very patient and understands the student's capability. As a new learner, he has really given me an excellent start. He makes his lessons interesting and demands a high level of expectations. He is very passionate about his craft and is very enthusiac about engaging his students."
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Natsuki is great!!! She is a wonderful teacher and an incredible musician! Sometimes she demonstrates the music we are working on and it is really motivating to hear her play! I'm so fortunate to have found this teacher!"
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Took Saxophone lessons from Natsuki S.
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"The lesson was great my son really enjoyed it. He's looking forward to the next one."
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Took Saxophone lessons from Luther B.
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"Superb instructor! I am a beginner with alto sax. I would highly recommend Emily for teaching. She is very knowledgeable, patient, and organized!"
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Took Saxophone lessons from Emily W.
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"Great guy , we've been using him for years!!!"
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Took Saxophone lessons from Dave L.
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"Great teacher. Very good at analyzing skill level and accommodating the student. Definitely recommend!"
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Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"I've been taking lessons from Kareem for about a year now and it has been very helpful in music theory and getting a grasp on improvising. I like Kareem's approach at keeping it simple and focusing on my learning needs I have and would recommend Kareem to anyone interested in private lessons."
sean
Took Saxophone lessons from Kareem K.
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"John has huge knowledge about music and about jazz in particular,. He's a great player, and he knows how to break down skills and explain them in a way that's accessible. He's tailored lessons to my needs and level. I've made enormous progress since starting to study with him."
Jeff
Took Saxophone lessons from John C.
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"Great match for my daughter. Seth is very knowledgeable, professional, and friendly. He makes you feel comfortable in his home and he shares freely his wealth of knowledge. A pleasant experience."
Danielle
Took Saxophone lessons from Seth D.
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"Very knowledgeable, attentive to details, and experienced teacher. My son makes a significant progress working with him. We are very happy that we found Yakov to help us with the saxophone practice!"
Roman
Took Saxophone lessons from Yakov D.
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