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Ian T.

8 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Master of Music from San Diego State University
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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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.

Alex L.

1 Review
San Diego, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Awarded 2nd Place from Taichung International Jazz Saxophone Competition
  • Master of Music from Manhattan School of Music
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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.
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Jon S.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • BME in Music Education from The College of Wooster
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Jon S.

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I work with the student to develop a curriculum based on their musical interests and my own teaching pedagogy. I strongly feel that for musicians to own their education, they must have a say in what they play. Assigning method books and mindless etudes to practice doesn't have nearly the same effect asking them "Ok, what kind of music do YOU like? What do you want to PLAY? What do you want to LEARN?".

I believe that students learn best when they are invested in a subject, and the best way to get them invested is to individually get to know each one, speak to them on their level, and get them playing music they're interested in.

About Jon

I'm a professional performer, educator, and recording artist. I received my Masters in Music from New Mexico State University, and my BA and BME from the College of Wooster in Ohio. Students can expect to improve their technique and performing repertoire within a matter of weeks. We will collabo

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Abby
My experience with Jon is pleasant and effective. His knowledge and patience creates a fun atmosphere that is both challenging and inspiring. He clearly loves to teach and I am lucky to learn from him.
Nosa
Jon was wonderful! He gave me some great tips and even provided some material in helping me build
My guitar skills. He was great at listening and giving me a well thought out answers to my questions. I highly recommend it this teacher!
Dave
Jon is great! Initially I was concerned he was using a lot of the time assessing, but his suggestions were SO pertinent that I now appreciate that he spent a lot of time upfront to know me, my goals and my current level. I can tell his advice will be fruitful!

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Brian T.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Doctor of Musical Arts from University of Arizona
  • Teaching since 1986
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Brian T.

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I have taught saxophone to beginning and advance students, from age 10 to college level students studying to be music educators as well as adults and every age. I also have 30 years experience teaching both privately and as a band director. I know the curriculum and techniques to help you efficiently and effectively reach your goals.

The most important element of becoming a musician is learning to play musically. As I lead my college students into a music profession, I remind them that I am primarily teaching them to be musicians who perform musically through their chosen instrument. This is what sets performs apart and I can help you become a better musician on saxophone, clarinet or any other instrument.

About Brian

Brian L. Trittin is a graduate of the University of Arizona (1993) where he earned a Doctorate of Musical Arts degree in Saxophone Performance and a minor in Music Education. He also has Music Education degrees from Moorhead State University, Moorhead, Minnesota (M.S., 1990, B.S., 1986). He is a pr

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James M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
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James M.

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I've been playing saxophone for 28 years, and professionally for over 20. My journey has taken me from beginner in school band to one of the largest music schools at the university level. I've played in a multitude of professional settings including clubs, festivals, tours, and recording studios. I'm classically trained but specialize in improvisational music, jazz, latin, and funk. Over the years I have been fortunate to play with and learn from some true masters. I can teach you the techniques necessary to perform at the highest levels and have fun doing it. Whether you want improve you sound, learn to sight read, learn songs, or play over chord changes at a jam session I'm confident I can help.

About James

I'm originally from the Dallas Fort worth area of Texas. I started playing in the sixth grade and immediately fell in love with all things saxophone. In the seventh grade I began private saxophone lessons and I became addicted. In high school music was the single most preoccupation of my days. I wo

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Lee Z.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 to 75
  • Teaching since 1980
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Lee Z.

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Online Saxophone Teacher

Jazz improvisation. All ages

About Lee

I have been giving personalized woodwind lessons for many years. I have also performed with many orchestras and bands, including my own jazz band, Eternity. I have taught flute, clarinet, and saxophone in the NY-NJ area. I am only teaching VIRTUAL LESSONS at this time, because of Covid-19. I teach

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"Michael makes my son’s lesson fun! Adrien looks forward to his lessons and enjoys them thoroughly."
Adrien
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Making so much progress. Lots of stuff I didn't know I now Know!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)"
Melissa
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Shannon is very personable and obviously loves what she does. She explains things in a very simple and easy to understand fashion. I was comfortable with her right away. I'm excited about playing my instrument!"
Melissa
Took Saxophone lessons from Shannon S.
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"Benjamin is a dynamic teacher who recognizes his students strength and weakness and provides specific instruction for improvement. Great job Ben."
Hamid
Took Saxophone lessons from Benjamin M.
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"30 lessons for my high school son with Ben. Excellent teacher. Always on time. Very professional. Baritone Sax. Highly recomend. Will be getting more lessons with Ben."
Bryan
Took Saxophone lessons from Benjamin M.
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"my daughter loves her lessons with Ms Tammye!"
Noemie
Took Saxophone lessons from Tammye D.
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"First lesson was great. It felt like he was teaching to what I need rather than just a formula he uses across the board. So I’m looking forward to learning with Matt"
Athena
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Great teacher. Very good at analyzing skill level and accommodating the student. Definitely recommend!"
Julian
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"He listens to me and teaches the way that I like. He seems like a good person as well. I recommend him for a saxophone teacher."
Keith Lee
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric C.
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"Ive had a terrific multi year set of lessons w Tony and he is flexible, patient, experienced and teaches where ‘I’m at’ not where a lesson book would rule or dictate.

Tony often hears things in my tone and technique that he then works into my lessons.

He can prepare a plan or cover what you want: he seems to enjoy the experience of teaching. But if you want to improve, Tony will help you get where you want to go"
Stefan
Took Saxophone lessons from Anthony L.
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