Saxophone Lessons in La Mesa, CA

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Popular Saxophone Teachers in La Mesa, CA

Alex L.

1 Review
San Diego, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded 2nd Place from Taichung International Jazz Saxophone Competition
  • Teaching since 2002
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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
  • Master of Music from San Diego State University
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 13 to 80
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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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Steve M.

7 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Steve M.

7 Reviews
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I love working with brand new beginners all the way seasoned players who might be prepping for music college. I like to keep an fun atmosphere around the lesson and try to find out what drives my students.

We'll work through pieces from school and expand into topics such as improvisation, reading, music theory, and finding inspiration from great players. I have a jazz background, and love working with aspiring jazz musicians as well.

About Steve

I'm a saxophonist, pianist, arranger & songwriter. I graduated from Berklee College of Music with a Professional Music Degree, and currently run a sheet music startup called NiceChart. I have been a Music Director for Middle School and High School Bands and also have over 15 years experience teac

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Lucas L.
Steve has been great. We had to switch to online due to social distancing, and it has worked out just fine. He even gave us the first online lesson free to see if it we wanted to continue with it. He is a natural at communicating with kids, keeps it very fun, and has been great at getting our 8 year old started with piano.
Mayuko G.
My son enjoys lessons w him very much.
Alina
Great first lesson with my brand-new to music kids (age 8 and 10). Steve is a natural with kids.

Meet Online Saxophone Teachers Serving La Mesa, CA

Kathleen F.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 7 to 60
  • Bachelor of Arts from Rhode Island College
  • Awarded Dean's List from Rhode Island College
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Kathleen F.

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Saxophone is a beautiful instrument! Let's make some music and have some fun!

About Kathleen

Kathleen is a classically trained bass clarinetist and flutist who has over 15 years of experience. During high school Kathleen performed on a variety of instruments under the direction of Metro Narcisi, and found her passion laid with the woodwind family. Kathleen then attended the Community Co

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Jean
Very patient and understanding teacher!
Athena H.
Kathleen is a hands on instructor with the patience of a saint. Enthusiastic & comitted to her craft she is passionate about teaching others with optimism & the "one step at a time" approach. She is prompt in communication as well.
Steve S.
Kathleen is dedicated, positive and timely. My daughter likes learning from her and I am glad I hired her.

Andrew P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded 2nd Place from North American Saxophone Alliance (NASA) Jazz Competition
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Andrew P.

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I want to help you reach your musical goals, while having fun in the process! I have been fortunate enough to work full time as a professional performer/educator since obtaining a degree in Jazz Performance from Temple University in 2014. I am very active on the music scene, and as an educator in the NYC area, with over 7 years of private teaching experience.

I firmly believe that lessons should be catered towards the unique musical goals of the individual. I take pride in finding new ways to teach proper fundamentals and habits in new students, that will ensure long-term success on their instrument and allow them to have fun along the way.

I can offer lessons in both English and Spanish. Lessons can be 30, 45, or 60 minutes. Contact me for more info!!

About Andrew

I hold a Bachelor's Degree in Jazz Performance from Temple University. I am an active performer across a wide spectrum of genres and settings, with a special passion for composing and performing original music. I have been working full-time as a freelance performer/educator in Philadelphia and Ne

Kendra E.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kendra E.

7 Reviews
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Online Saxophone Teacher

I have been teaching saxophone for 10 years. I enjoy teaching people of all ages, both children and adults, of all levels. I believe in teaching a strong core of music fundamentals but also in finding what makes music special to each student. Lessons should be fun and engaging. I have several students audition into regional bands, and select school ensembles every year. But we also make sure to play some pop tunes and top 40.

About Kendra

I am a musician with an equal passion for performing and teaching. I have taught ages 8-80 at all levels from beginner to advanced. I believe in the importance of teaching a strong core of music fundamentals but I also want to find what makes music special for each individual student. I believe les

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Susan R.
Changed my rating to 5 stars.
Kendra was excellent.
Donna A.
Enjoyed my first lesson !
Miguel L.
If anyone happens to get so lucky to come across this wonderful individual as a sax instructor count your blessings. Kendra has been able to teach a 60 years old man(that's me)and teach him a new and exciting skill in a short period of time.
Kendra has a tremendous amount of patients and she would be able to help you meet your musical goal.
I highly recommend Kendra ,she is a great choice,

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in La Mesa, CA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in La Mesa 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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"Tia is friendly, and extremely helpful as well as knowledgeable. We love that she can come to our house.
The people we've talked with to set this up were also helpful and courteous."
Laurel
Took Saxophone lessons from Tia N.
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"Matt is a great teacher. He's flexible and patient and really knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend!"
Dina
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Patient Teacher! You will definitely learn great things on your first day. This actually wants to see you get better, and is not just about getting his check! I recommend him to anyone, any day!"
Morayo
Took Saxophone lessons from Tosin B.
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"He is a great teacher! He truly loves what he does, you can tell! This makes for a great experience for learning...
We can definitely recommend Michael!"
Liam
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"I am extremely excited about taking lessons! Even more so excited about my decision to have Benjamin as my Instructor. He has a natural teaching ability- making it easy for a student to grasp the lesson."
De'Ante
Took Saxophone lessons from Benjamin M.
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"Excellent instructor. Highly knowledgeable in music theory and the mechanics of the instrument. I took lessons from Andy for many years. He always kept it challenging - never boring, pushed me to do more than i thought I could. Well worth the money. Can't go wrong with this one!"
Suzy
Took Saxophone lessons from Andy W.
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"Tammye is great with kids. My son really enjoys it!"
Jonathan
Took Saxophone lessons from Tammye D.
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Melissa
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Mrs. Bemus provides a calm nurturing approach to teaching. She saw potential in me, and helped inspire me to become a future educator myself."
Mike
Took Saxophone lessons from Kim B.
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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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