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Eric C.

14 Reviews
Monrovia, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Awarded Scsboa All Southern California, Jazz All-stars from SCSBOA
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Eric C.

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I figure out exactly where you are in your technique and knowledge of music and of the instrument. Then, I start teaching from there! For me, the goal of lessons should be the goal of the student, and I do my best to honor that while pushing my students to surpass those goals.

My ultimate aim, is to provide you with an approach to practicing and performing music, that keeps you wanting to go back to do more.

In my career, I primarily play the tenor and baritone saxophones, but I mostly teach alto, and play soprano sometimes. Additionally, I also play the clarinet, bass clarinet, flute and piccolo. With this experience, I help out a lot of my more advanced saxophone students with doubling on these instruments, so they can be prepared for college and the professional world.

I encourage my advanced Jr. High and High School students to audition for various honor groups throughout California and the country such as SCSBOA, CBDA, JBOA, etc. With my background in these groups, I ...

About Eric

Hi there! I'm Eric Croissant, an energetic Multi-Instrumentalist, Music Educator, Composer, Recording Artist, and Producer from Southern California. I've been playing music for almost my whole life, and it's the greatest joy. Over the years, I learned to play the Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet, a

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My son was very happy with the lesson and his self-esteem jumped upwards 100% Thank you, Eric!
Jeff P.
Eric shows concern for helping you work on where you want to go in my music journey
Zac M.
Eric is an excellent teacher. He is very knowledgeable and very thorough when he is teaching his students. He is very talented and player numerous instruments. I would recommend him to anyone for lessons.
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Alex S.

3 Reviews
Northridge, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks
  • B.M. with an emphasis in music composition from California State University, Long Beach
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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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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Aurora D.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Aurora D.

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Hey there! I played sax at Berklee College of Music! I’m Lisa Simpson all grown up and I’m very excited to *positively* push you to wherever you want to go with saxophone! 👧🏻

About Aurora

I want to be here for whatever *your* goals are! Just picking up a hobby? Okie doke. Wanna be a pro? We’ll work on it. I want to be a helper in your journey. I’m happy to push you as far as you want to be pushed, and make you the best you can be - while having an amazing time at the same time!

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This is my first time taking lessons from this site. She is a very flexible and professional Saxophone Instructor I look forward to each lesson.
Nina
Loved Aurora's teaching style and was willing to accommodate my difficult schedule! She is enthusiastic and sweet, perfect for dancers at any level!
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Claire G.

77 Reviews
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  • Speaks French, English, Spanish
  • Awarded Elected Member of the Society of Pi Kappa Lambda from Beta Omega Chapter
  • Master of Music from California State University Fullerton
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Claire G.

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I recently received my Doctorate in instrumental performance at the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami. Even though, at the university my focus was on clarinet performance, I also play saxophone and enjoy teaching saxophone lessons.

I have the experience of teaching private lessons in France and America and I am seeking clarinet students of every level and age.

I will focus my teaching on your needs and can help you improve technique, musicianship and sound production. I also can help you get ready for auditions and recitals.

About Claire

Hello, my name is Claire and I am originally from Nice in the South of France. I moved to the United States in August 2010 to study music at the University level and just graduated in May 2020 with a Doctorate in Music. On Takelessons, I teach both Music and French. I have the experience of te

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Pamela
She is a native french speaker. She is well organized and responsive - easy to learn from!
Bryn
I have been taking lessons with Claire for several months now, and I have been really enjoying them. She is very professional, very welcoming, and has really helped me improve my French. I highly recommend her!
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Sean H.

27 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Louis Armstrong Jazz Award from Saint Augustine High School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Sean H.

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It is my philosophy that learning and playing an instrument should be an joyful experience, and it is my goal to spark a love of music in all my students. I strive to help my students achieve their musical goals, whether that's learning their first songs on an instrument, landing a spot in an ensemble, or even getting into music school.

I have been an avid saxophone player since I was in middle school. I have much experience leading saxophone sections and jazz bands, as well as coaching private students, and I would love to help you progress on your musical journey.

About Sean

Hello! My name is Sean H, and I am very passionate about helping my students accomplish their musical goals. I have been teaching for over six years and also have extensive experience as a performer. I have received several musical awards, including the prestigious Louis Armstrong Jazz Award and hav

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Sean is fantastic. An excellent, patient, and understanding teacher. 10/10 would recommend.
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Cooper W.

13 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • B.A. in Contemporary Writing and Production from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in La Canada Flintridge 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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"Kevin has been a fantastic teacher for my 10 year old son, who went from a casual interest in the saxophone to being excited to take lessons and practice almost every day. he keeps getting better and better with every lesson. Kevin is a very good teacher— patient, courteous and very encouraging. Would be good for a student of any age.

He’s also very easy to work with in scheduling lessons, easy communication and follow through. Highly recommend."
Josephine
Took Saxophone lessons from Kevin D.
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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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"Sean is a great teacher! He's extremely knowledgeable and can explain tough concepts very clearly. He's really made me feel like my goals are within reach. Highly, highly recommended (especially if you want to play jazz)."
Justin
Took Saxophone lessons from Sean H.
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"Patient, a wonderful beginner teacher!"
Anders
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"As an adult alto sax player, I had Lisa as a director/instructor in several small jazz ensembles. She is supportive and gave me a positive push ("a you can do this") in soloing/improvising. Lisa has been a mentor to me as I continue playing the sax and with her encouragement I was successful in performing in jazz band camp for 2 summers!"
Mary Anne
Took Saxophone lessons from Lisa N.
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"Excellent teacher. My son (11y old) He enjoyed a lot, and he was so happy with his new teacher."
Antonio
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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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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"Stephanie was just fabulous, introducing my grandson to the saxophone. She was very nurturing and encouraging, yet gave me tons of information. I highly recommend her."
Isaih
Took Saxophone lessons from stephanie K.
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"My son who plays in high school honors band is taking alto sax lessons with Maureen for past few months. Maureen is an amazing teacher, very detail oriented focused. My son has learned advanced techniques and won few medals at state level with superior rating of 1. I would highly recommend Maureen, she is a fabulous saxophone teacher who is actively involved and renowned personality in music community with playing in many DC metro area concerts. My son enjoys every lesson and will be continuing to be her student in coming year."
Ayush
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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