Saxophone Lessons in La Jolla, CA

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Popular Saxophone Teachers in La Jolla, CA

Kaitlyn T.

7 Reviews
Oceanside, CA
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Associates in Music from San Diego Miramar College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kaitlyn T.

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My students excel in everything they do because of the techniques we learn that incorporate skills to strengthen learning in subjects including: math, science, languages, reading, writing, creativity and many more life long skills. I challenge my students and encourage them to have fun most of all in pursuing their passions for music.

About Kaitlyn

I am a passionate educator. I own a music school in Oceanside, California. I received my music degree from Berklee College of Music. All of my students go on to be successful performers and learners in all fields. I have had students from the age of 3-85 years old. I am a professional performer and

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Rachel
Kaitlyn is exactly the right teacher for my 5th grade clarinet player.
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My 10 year old son really enjoyed the clarinet lesson. He learned a lot and thought she was very nice.

Alex L.

1 Review
San Diego, CA
Starting at $40
  • Awarded 2nd Place from Taichung International Jazz Saxophone Competition
  • Master of Music from Manhattan School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alex L.

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Specialized approach for each individual student. Focusing on the students needs not dated pedagogy. From the budding beginner to professionals, I can create a program for students to reach their musical goals.

About Alex

*** Studio Equipment *** Digital Piano, stereo, Logic Studio *** Specialties *** Saxophone, Improvisation, Jazz, Composition, Sibelius. Logic

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Robert
Thanks for letting me provide a reference for Alex. I have taken alto sax lessons from him over the years, starting about 4-5 years ago. Alex is a great musician and teacher. Each lesson was consistently structured for: sound quality and listening, technical work and reading, duets, and improvisation. Rather than heavy music theory, he would instead provide routines to reinforce these concepts. He was always patient, and emphasized what I did well, with subtle redirection to correct problems. I definitely improved under his guidance and teaching.

The only reason I stopped seeing him was that my job became very demanding, and I could not devote enough time to practice and justify the time and cost of lessons. But even when I showed up unprepared, he was understanding and flexible to work with me.

If it would have been possible to have Alex come to me, I would have welcomed that.

Ian T.

8 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 13 to 80
  • Master of Music from San Diego State University
  • Teaching since 1999
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Ian T.

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I encourage all my students to enjoy exploring the sound of the saxophone and to find their voice on the instrument. Lessons include everything from reading and basic stylistic concepts, to improvisation, playing along with recordings of your favorite players, and transcription. I am a graduate of the University of North Texas Jazz Studies program and have over 15 years of teaching experience.

I am also very diligent in teaching sound production, embouchure, and tone. I specialize in prepping saxophonists for high school and college auditions. Many of my high school students have participated in San Diego Honor Band and San Diego Youth Symphony and received top honors. I also offer full-service recording services and can help guide you through the college audition process.

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About Ian

I've been teaching woodwinds (saxophone, flute, and clarinet) for the past 15 years and enjoy the one-on-one interaction with students of all ages. Music is one of the last professions that is truly learned through apprenticeship. Having a good private teacher is absolutely essential to your growth

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Peter H.
The Best Saxophone lesson I ever had with a Great Teacher, Thanks Ian
Gary
Ian is a great teacher. Very encouraging, skilled and helpful. I learned a lot in an hour and I think I have already improved. Can’t wait to practice what he taught me. And looking forward to next week.
Christine G.
Ian is kind and supportive. He's making sure I get good habits and technique from the start.

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Matt R.

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Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Jazz Studies, Music Industry from University of Southern California
  • Teaching since 2012
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Matt R.

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Hello! I've been playing the saxophone, clarinet, and flute for 13 years now, playing professionally in the Los Angeles scene for the past four years. I have teaching experience at all ages/levels. My background is in jazz and classical music, while a lot of the work I do in LA is more in the pop/rock setting- so we can go over any style you'd like. I've played venues such as Umbria Jazz Festival, the Vienne Jazz Festival, the Monterey Jazz Festival, Yoshi’s Oakland, the SFJAZZ Center, The Troubadour, The Roxy, Whisky a Go-Go.

About Matt

Matt Richards is a saxophonist, clarinetist, flautist, and composer based in Los Angeles, California. While in Los Angeles, Matt has worked across genres. Currently, Matt performs and records with his own, five- member blues/contemporary pop band Cab Ellis, singer-songwriter and guitarist David Ay

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Lance R.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $29
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelors in Music from University of South Florida
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Lance R.

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If you're an adult looking for a new hobby, or a parent looking for a musical activity for your child, the saxophone is a great and fun instrument for anyone. It's easy to learn and fun to practice. Try your hand at Jazz or Classical styles with these lessons!

About Lance

Dr. Lance Russell is a Professor of Music offering private lessons online and in the Dallas area. He received his B.M. and M.M. in Vocal Performance from the University of South Florida, and a Ph. D in Music Theory, with a related field in Vocal Pedagogy from the University of North Texas. Dr.

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awseomest teacher ever
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He was very straight forward instruction.
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he is the best teacher ever
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Brian Lee B.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Missouri Bright Flight Scholarship from State of Missouri
  • Music Therapy from Maryville University
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Brian Lee B.

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About Brian Lee

LEARN TO PLAY: guitar, piano, banjo, ukulele, or saxophone AND MORE from a PROFESSIONAL MUSICIAN with over 30+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE in music performance and instruction. I am also a Board Certified Music Therapist from Maryville University with an additional Bachelor's Degree in Psychology. I

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Don C.
He was very encouraging and didn’t rush me at all.
This was only my first lesson, but I feel good about my future as a banjo player.
Michael O.
Brian is very knowledgeable about the banjo, music theory, and technique. Most importantly, Brian’s approach is customized the skills, objectives, and interests of the student. Brian effectively uses the online platform to facilitate the lesson. All-in-all, a great instructor!
Rhett
My 7 year old LOVED his first lesson. He's very excited for next weeks! Thanks Brian!

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in La Jolla, CA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in La Jolla 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 $113 per hour.
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Diana
Took Saxophone lessons from Shannon S.
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"Where to start? Her optimism is her greatest feature when it comes to music and teaching. She really helped me through tough times when I felt my music skills weren't great. She is a great teacher and has a great friendly vibe!"
James
Took Saxophone lessons from Ariel O.
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"My son Kelly loves working with Micheal. Its fun, relaxed and easygoing. He couldn't be happier. Highly recommend!"
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Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Good teaching and kind."
Eric
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric C.
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"A truly talented musician, composer, and person! Lisa's passion for music is envious and evident... and it shines every time she picks up an instrument or teaches someone!"
Lindsay
Took Saxophone lessons from Lisa N.
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"My son got continually got better over the coarse of his lesson."
Catharine
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"I feel that he is very cool, and he will help me get ready for my competition."
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Took Saxophone lessons from Ian B.
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"My son enjoys lessons with Joey. We can see great progress in his playing, confidence."
Katherine
Took Saxophone lessons from Joey E.
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"Excellent teacher! Explains things well and is very amenable to answering questions. A great experience. Looking forward to playing some jazz!"
Harriet
Took Saxophone lessons from Anthony L.
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"Having a very good experience with Lisa. I have enjoyed all 3 hours."
Paul
Took Saxophone lessons from Lisa M.
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