Saxophone Lessons in La Palma, CA

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Bill T.

41 Reviews
Santa Monica, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks
  • Bachelors of Music, Jazz Studies from Purchase College Conservatory of Music
  • Teaching since 2003
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Bill T.

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The saxophone can be one of the funnest instruments to play, no questions asked! In order to reach that point it's important to have certain things in order such as: sound production, breath support, musicality, and technique. In lessons use a variety of exercises and method/etude books, playing duets together, as well as listening and ear training to give my students a well rounded approach to the saxophone and music helping them to become the best musician they can be.

About Bill

Bill T. is a Broadway musician with over 20 years of teaching experience and as a performer. Bill currently leads his own group and is a member of several others ranging from big band to Ethiopian funk music. Bill enjoys working with students of all ages and abilities and specializes in teaching pra

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Janelle T.
Bill is a wonderful saxophone and clarinet teacher for my two sons. He's currently working with my older son to prepare for a clarinet audition. The process of preparing for the audition showed me some important qualities about Bill: 1) he goes above and beyond for his students (e.g. he recorded my son's solo piece in various tempos to help with practice); 2) he's flexible in making time for his students based on their needs; and 3) he's supportive and likable. My younger son, who took 4 saxophone lessons from Bill, mentioned Bill as one of the reasons for picking the instrument for band next year. I highly recommend Bill.
Mark W.
When we were searching for the right clarinet teacher, it was important to find not just a teacher, but a professional musician. Bill was the right guy for the job.

My daughter Lili had been playing for four years and Bill stepped in with techniques that really took her musicianship to the next level. He is patient, organized and, per Lili, "A dope dude."

Bill has helped Lili with music that she is working on for marching and concert band at school while creating customized warm ups specifically for her. During the pandemic he has been flexible with his schedule, generous with his time and has kept Lili motivated in her music and on track while her school bands have had a hard time playing together.

He is a pro who is communicative, responsive, and punctual for all of the lessons.

I highly recommend Bill as a teacher. He and his band put on a pretty good show as well!
Franck
Bill is the real deal! The reviews were dead on. Bill is a superstar instructor. He is energetic, engaging, and an amazing teacher who knows the instrument. You will make great progress. I highly recommend him!
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Michael R.

44 Reviews
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Starting at $31
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Michael R.

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Tired of being frustrated by the pace of self-teaching or is your child bored with the progress in school band class? Are you an adult who never played an instrument but are really interested in learning a wind instrument? Not able to express yourself creatively or don't really understand why your favorite songs or styles of music work? Do you want a more hands-on way of teaching with personalized plans just for you?

Learn how to play the Saxophone with Michael!

Michael teaches a variety of instruments and subjects in the woodwind family:

- Saxophone
- Clarinet
- Flute
- Improvisation
- Music Theory
- Jazz Studies

Michael creates versatile and fun lesson plans that incorporate learning your favorite music while teaching theory, improvisation, note reading, songwriting, or any other interests! He has an easy-to-follow, fun, but yet structured and thorough plan designed for results to help the student reach their goals, rather than imposing an one-size-fits-all plan ...

About Michael

Michael is a freelance musician based in the Portland metropolitan area. His diverse skill set allows him to perform in a variety of musical groups. Michael is hired regularly to perform for: jazz and cover bands, weddings, corporate events, musicals, and studio sessions. He also leads and writes mu

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Alex
My son started to play saxophone a few years ago and he really liked it up until this year. Not a lot was happening with band lessons online this year hence no progress and no motivation. I reached out to Michael with the only goal in mind: to spark the passion to play saxophone for my 12y.o. son again. We've already had a bit over 10 lessons and my son loves his lessons. I can see really good progress but most importantly he wants to play. It's not a chore for him any more. It's actually fun and he enjoys it. Now we can build on that. Michael has great attitude and communicates with kids very well. He definitely has a passion for music and it translates to kids.
Liam
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!
Heather
My son looks forward to lessons every week. He loves the music recommended by Michael to practice and has improved in tonality and technical skills. It has been a great experience.
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Matt L.

133 Reviews
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Starting at $45
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  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Matt L.

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My goal as a teacher is to provide an in depth understanding of the instrument to my students. Whether we are learning technique specific to the instrument or general musical concepts, it is important to me that I take the time to insure that my students not only learn how to do something, but also the reasons why we are learning a specific concept or technique. At the end of the day, my ultimate goal is to teach you how to teach yourself, so that you may enjoy playing the instrument outside of our lessons together.

I prefer not to conform to a specific teaching style, because every student is different, and I have been fortunate to have a great variety of types of students throughout my years as a teacher. Some of my students are children and adolescents who are looking to pursue music when they go to college or auditioning for state and regional band programs. Many of my students are very busy adults who are either looking to pick up an instrument for the first time as an ...

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Hello! In addition to the following paragraphs about me, you might also enjoy the video that I've prepared below entitled "your first lesson" (note: videos may only be available by accessing the Takelessons website on a web browser and may not show up if you are using the Takelessons app on a pho

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David
Matt is an excellent instructor, adapting easily to my needs as an experienced musician, but a new saxophone student. He was able to provide the guidance I was looking for on the C Melody saxophone, even though it's not one of his main instruments. Matt took me through the basics at a pace that was very comfortable and spent a lot of time to help me find a tone that was right for traditional / folk music on the instrument.

I feel much more comfortable with the C Melody saxophone than I did before the lessons, and I'm confident that Matt has put me on the right path to continue improving in the long term.
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Lance R.

44 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Bachelors in Music from University of South Florida
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Lance R.

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Take lessons from a Ph. D of music! 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 R. 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. His greate

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Troy Simmons
Great first lesson. Gave a clear explanation of what scientifically is going on, and how to best apply it. Looking forward to many more!
Karen
We can't say enough about our 16-year-old daughter's Broadway singing lessons with Lance. Her confidence sky rocketed after the very first lesson!! She really looks forward to each and every weekly lesson. Our daughter has a strong background in competition dance and has experience in plays, but the confidence from the singing lessons is over the top! She sounds great!
Chris
Lance is an amazing teacher. He has been very adaptable to my learning style and pays close attention to the music that I like make sure that I learn efficiently. He provides me with a lot of material that clearly matches my skill level while also challenging me.
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Carolina M.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Gifted Tuition from Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation
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Carolina M.

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10 years experience playing, teaching and Learning saxophone with the most icónics saxophonists in the world. Currently studying jazz performance saxophone at The New School, I've been awarded from The Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation to be able to Study in NY and that made my dream possible to be here to learn and I want to share all my experience with you!.
From beginers to advanced leves!
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About Carolina

Carolina M, a tenor saxophonist from Guadalajara, currently resides in New York City. She begins her formal jazz studies at the Jazzuv Studies Center and continuing at LaFaro Jazz institute under the direction of maestro Agustín Bernal. She has participated in various festivals in different states

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Paulina Muñoz
Taking lessons with Carolina had helped me to improve enormously. She is a great one teaching and advising about almost anything. Flexible and comprehensive. I strongly recommend her.
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Ethan H.

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  • Teaching since 2016
  • Music Performance from Berklee College of Music
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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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Isabelle Ng
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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The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in La Palma 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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"My Son started with Sergio almost a year now. The music teacher in his school moved him to play with the fifth grade class, however he is a fourth grader. I received a great report about his music performance from school. Sergio is a wonderful music teacher, who is able to make the lesson full of energy and joy. I strongly recommend him for any student who wants to achieve great progress in Sax in no time."
Sarah
Took Saxophone lessons from Sergio M.
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"I have been taking saxophone and jazz lessons with Matt for about a year now. I am happy to say that my experience with Matt is well worth the time and financial investments! Matt knows what he is doing, given his many years as a professional musician. Matt also has extensive experience with teaching music and will help you identify which areas you need to work at in order to achieve your musical goals. It has been a pleasure working with Matt!"
Max
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"I have been learning how to play the tenor saxophone with Lonze for seven months. I had never picked up the sax before, so I was truly starting from zero. I have enjoyed working with Lonze because he emphasizes the importance of on fundementals like practicing long tones, scales, tounguing and rythm. I have also been learning from him how to read music. When I am faced with a note I cannot seem to hit, he is able to provide specific guidence and advice on how to work one's embochure and throat in order that, through practice, I can work towards improving. The same aplies to finger positioning, as he has provided me with specific advice on how to position my fingers for best fluidity between notes. He has been very encouraging during this process, which keeps me motivated to continue. I look forward to continued learning under his tutelage."
Saul
Took Saxophone lessons from Lonze R.
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"Dr Kimberly is an absolutely fantastic instructor. My son was brand new to the saxaphone and she was incredibly patient and encouraging. One of the things we really loved was her trying to find theme songs to my sons favorite TV shows so he would have something familiar and fun to play."
Elyse
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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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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"Sean is a great teacher. Very patient and knowledgable.
Highly recommend him."
Adrian
Took Saxophone lessons from Sean H.
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"I took one lesson from another teacher who was unreliable and fumbled around explaining things. After my first lesson with Carter I realized he knows his stuff and knows how teach. He’s a real teacher. I am excited now to learn . Thank you"
Michael
Took Saxophone lessons from Carter W.
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"Great instructor! Can’t wait to continue with more lessons! He helped me understand what I was trying to focus on!"
Kyen
Took Saxophone lessons from Stephen Y.
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"We just completed the first lesson. Andrew is very nice. He is very knowledgeable. He plays the saxaphone well. I think we are going to have a good student- teacher relationship."
Roger
Took Saxophone lessons from Andrew L.
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"So good. learning to do a solo"
Melissa
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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