Saxophone Lessons in La Mesa, CA

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Guy D.

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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Classical Saxophone BM from Manhattan School of Music
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Guy D.

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Experienced teacher of 5 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate/advanced saxophone students as well as beginner/intermediate flute and clarinet lessons. All ages welcome. Preparations for all levels of NYSSMA, auditions, or just striving to improve!

About Guy

I am a performing classical saxophonist and reed doubler from Long Island, New York. I graduated from the Manhattan School of Music with a Bachelors of Music. I have performed with numerous groups such as the New York Wind Orchestra, the Atlantic Winds Symphony, and as a featured soloist with the Ma

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Becca S.

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  • Speaks English, French
  • Music Education from California State University Chico
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Becca S.

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I have been playing the saxophone since I was 9 years old, and was tutoring younger band students since 10 years old. Once I started college, about 5 years ago, I started teaching saxophone lessons professionally.

Lessons structures vary depending on the student's playing level. Prior to the first lesson, I work with all students to understand their goal(s) so we can structure the lesson to achieve these goals.
With complete beginners, after the first lesson you can expect to learn how to put the instrument together and even play a short song. In our later lessons we talk about instrument basics such as breath control, embouchure, hand position, tuning, and more. With my intermediate students we focus the first half of the lesson on basics/technique/scales while the second half we work on the music that we have selected. I include some basic music theory in all lessons.

For my lessons, I use a technique book and song book, varying on the students level. I provide extra sheet ...

About Becca

Hi, my name is Becca and I have been playing saxophone for the past 13 years. When I was 9 years old I joined the elementary band and chose saxophone. Ever since then I continued playing classical saxophone, was always first chair, and gave lessons to other students. In middle school I jo

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Krivi S.
I had a great first class with Becca. Looking forward to future classes.
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steady and patient.
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Zach T.

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  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor's degree in music (jazz studies) from Middle Tennessee State University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Zach T.

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I have a broad understanding of music. I am well versed in saxophone, jazz, music theory, composition, and arranging. Aside from my experience in all these fields, I have a curriculum that offers students a skill tree. The skill tree both cleary documents what students has learned and what the next steps are in the student's path. This also gives students choices in their education. I am all about students being able to provide their own input into their education. My job is to set expectations and guide students through their musical path.

About Zach

Hello, I'm Zach Tyler, a professional saxophone player, composer, and arranger. Right now I am offering lessons to anyone with a desire to begin or further their musical path. I am a huge believer in music being a core part of the human experience which is why I have cultivated a curriculum that w

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Ethan H.

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  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 8 to 80
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Ethan H.

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The saxophone is easy to start on (if you know the right tricks) and tough to master. Wherever you are on your journey with the instrument, I've been there, and I can help. We'll sort out your fundamentals- tone, time, technique and intonation- while learning your favorite tunes and music I recommend for you based on what you like and want to learn. We improvise, compose, transcribe, and arrange so that you can understand music and express ideas fluently in any medium, the same way you can read, write and speak your native languages. The ultimate goal is to give you all the tools you need to create music you love- whether that means covering something you heard on Spotify or improvising new music from scratch.

I've played saxophone for over 15 years, studying first with Dann Zinn in the Bay Area, and then George Garzone and Shannon LeClaire at Berklee College of Music. I've taught the instrument and music to people since I was 18. I learned the instrument through an obsession with ...

About Ethan

My musical life started at the piano when I was four. I've spent the last five years helping students understand the sounds that speak to them and bring them into their own music-making. I spent my early years playing piano, then picked up the saxophone, which took me to Berklee College of Music,

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I have studied saxophone, jazz piano/theory, and songwriting with Ethan for over 2 years, and he is the best music instructor I've ever had. He cares so much about his students and helps us thrive. Not only is Ethan my teacher, he is a friend and a mentor.

I first met Ethan through my school's jazz combo program, and my interest in music immediately grew in the presence of his friendly persona. Ethan organized life changing jam sessions and master classes that I will remember forever. His teaching approach is project based which gives his students something to walk away with. With his guidance, I have become a stronger musician and a wiser person. Thanks Ethan!
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Roger H.

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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Roger H.

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I studied Saxophone in college and have taught it over the last 10 years in private lessons.

About Roger

I am a professional musician who has a Bachelors of Science in Music Education. I have been playing piano for about 25 years and have been playing trumpet and other wind instruments for over 20. I have performed in many types of groups which include wind ensembles, jazz bands, orchestras, big bands

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Claire G.

75 Reviews
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  • Speaks French, Spanish, English
  • Awarded Elected Member of the Society of Pi Kappa Lambda from Beta Omega Chapter
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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. I have the experience of teaching private clarinet lessons since 2010, taught

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Kimberly B.
Claire was really kind, supportive, and quick during the lesson. I learned so much in the 45 minutes!
Patricia S.
Great first lesson! I was quite nervous but now not so nervous.. thanks!

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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 $70. 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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"Is a very good teacher he's very patient."
Tara Hodnett
Took Saxophone lessons from Gio A.
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"Taking lessons with Aaron was a very enjoyable experience. He has a way of making you discover your natural talents, that you may not know you have. He helps train your jazz ear and increase your jazz improvisation. I enjoyed working with Aaron."
Ryan
Took Saxophone lessons from Aaron H.
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"Thanks for being so patient to our beginner 10y/o"
Pascal
Took Saxophone lessons from Stephen Y.
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"Michael has great energy and excitement for the music. He picked a great fitting piece to work on with our teenager. He helped our son to remember why he loves music and recapture some lost skills with all the COVID down time. Thank you!"
Liam
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Hi everyone,
You call him Anthony,
I’ll call him,Tony.
The man is out of this world.He is great,
He listen to you,What you have to say.
He’s a great teacher,In his own right...

B. Webster"
Bernard
Took Saxophone lessons from Anthony L.
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"Really just great, I started playing with Bill about three months ago and it couldn't be going any better. His patience, demeanor and amazing skill must be commended and everyone should sign up immediately you definitely won't regret it I promise."
Albert
Took Saxophone lessons from Bill T.
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"Irina is having a wonderful Saxophone experience with Frixos and I am very happy with Irina's progress."
Holly
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Josh has been great with my 8th grade son who is taking lessons to support his learning in school."
Ethan
Took Saxophone lessons from Josh G.
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"Harry helped my daughter polish up some pieces for an audition. She was nervous and didn't feel fully prepared. Three visits from Harry gave her some great instruction and the confidence to go in and nail her audition!"
Rylee
Took Saxophone lessons from Harry G.
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"She's a great teacher. She is very positive and patient."
Roari
Took Saxophone lessons from Maureen W.
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