Saxophone Lessons in Marina del Rey, CA

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Fernando P.

4 Reviews
La Habra, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded Outstanding Arts Educator from Orange County Department of Education
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from California State University Fullerton
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Fernando P.

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All ages, all levels, various styles including: jazz, classical, commercial/contemporary music

About Fernando

Hello there! My name is Fernando, and I bring lots of profession playing and teaching experience to the table. I am an active musician in several local bands of various styles and genres, including jazz bands, Latin jazz bands, sax quartets, church groups, and musicals. I have played across sout

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Linda
We contacted him and he was making a suggestion to have my son go to his house and when I told him I didn’t like that suggestion as I specifically noted I needed at home tutoring he abruptly cancelled and said we weren’t a good fit.
Jonathan
Fist lesson went really good. I’m confident I’ll learn a lot from Fernando.
Evan, Brian, and Esperanza A.
Fernando, is a very good piano instructor, he has the patience that students need.

David W.

Glendale, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Jazz Saxophone from Oberlin Conservatory
  • Teaching since 2009
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David W.

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Able to teach all levels of students, including professional level saxophonists interested in learning to improvise.

About David

I am a professional multi-instrumentalist living in Los Angeles, performing, teaching, and recording regularly on saxophone, flute, clarinet, and trumpet.  I graduated from Oberlin Conservatory in 2011 with a Bachelor of Music in Saxophone Performance.  Since graduating from Oberlin, I have had the

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Kalvin
David was very patient and flexible with my son. I'd originally ordered clarinet lessons before COVID struck. By the time I managed to get my act together and schedule the lessons, my son had moved on to the piano and David was willing to still work with him. My son loved the lesson and it was great to hear how excited he was about the learning!

Rick R.

17 Reviews
Burbank, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 3 Grammy Award Nominations from Grammy Award Foundation
  • Masters of Music MM from University of Akron
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Rick R.

17 Reviews
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Experienced Sax Teacher of 30 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students progress quickly in the direction they want to go. I specialize in rock, blues and jazz, and I use my own method for teaching which takes 10% of the usual time of most methods. I have a video that demonstrates that.

About Rick

I’ve always loved teaching from a young age; finding new ways to break down complex ideas and techniques and making it fun and easy is something that gives me a lot of satisfaction. If you want to play your favorite songs on saxophone, I can save you years of frustration and slow progress. At t

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Bobby
Rick was professional, intuitive, and taught what I needed to learn, and NOT some preplanned generic lesson. I highly recommend him and I rarely recommend anything.
Ken C.
Rick really helps me understanding the concept of the saxophone.
Ken
Rick is my best music teacher I had so far!!!

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Karen D.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Karen D.

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Saxophone:
A family of woodwind instruments, saxophones are usually made of brass and played with a single-reed mouthpiece similar to that of the clarinet. Like the clarinet, saxophones have holes in the instrument which the player closes using a system of key mechanisms. When the player presses a key, this typically causes a pad to close over a hole. There is soprano, alto, tenor, bass and baritone saxophones. The great thing about learning saxophone is it is almost the same fingers as flute and clarinet! We will start with the basics of learning finger placement, breath control, notes, reading, rhythms, songs, theory and improvising.

About Karen

Anyone Can Learn To Sing or Play Any Instrument With My Method! No End To How Good You Can Get! Become Better Than Anyone Out There! Vocal Therapist-Can Cure ALL Vocal Damage! Karen D. -Certified Teacher of the World Famous Dante Pavone Vocal Method -Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Musi

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Kelly S.
Karen was not prepared for the lesson. She spent 15 minutes trying to send me photos from a beginner Tabla book available on Amazon. She did not own a set of Tabla drums. She ensured me she could teach anything, but could not pronounce the words used for proper Tabla technique, knew no history and could not even teach me to tune. She literally was reading out of the book figuring it out along the way. I lost a lot of trust from this and asked for a full refund for future lessons.
Erika H.
Karen is an incredibly skillful teacher. She is very passionate about music and it easy to be comfortable with her. She shares her training and knowledge very clearly. The vocal exercises seem very unique and holistic for body and voice health. She is very encouraging, caring, and soul-uplifting. I feel like I have a new connection with my voice and all that is connected to using it... as an instrument and the journey is only just starting. 45 minutes went by so fast. I am looking forward to my next lessons.
Earl L.
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Marian P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • AA in Music from Los Medanos Community College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2007
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Marian P.

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I have a Music Education degree from SJSU and have been playing saxophone for over 20 years. I can also teach beginning flute, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, and others. I know the pitfalls and struggles that happen when learning an instrument or getting back into playing. Let me help you soar and have fun at the same time.

About Marian

BA of Music in Music Education Experience in: beginning of flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, and trombone. Can tutor in Music theory Do you need help with any type of audition either for all state, getting into a top group at school, college auditions? I can help with that. I have ex

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Jae H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Awarded Most Outstanding Musician from Buckeye Local High School
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jae H.

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I started playing saxophone in 2013, playing in both my school's jazz band as well as concert band. Saxophone has been one of my top 3 primary instruments, and is one of my favorites to teach.

About Jae

With 10+ years of playing and 5 years of teaching experience, music has been a staple in my life since I joined band in the 5th grade. I grew up in a small town in Ohio, and moved to Florida in 2015 to follow my dreams of teaching music. I have been in the St Petersburg area since 2018, and am exci

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Marina del Rey, CA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Marina del Rey 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 $109 per hour.
30 min
$41 average
45 min
$57 average
60 min
$70 average

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"Michael is an extremely talented musician, and an equally talented instructor. He challenges me every week with new material to practice, but also keeps the lessons light-hearted and fun."
justin
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Very fine instructor. Professional, flexible and knowledgeable."
Noah
Took Saxophone lessons from Isaiah S.
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"Rick really helps me understanding the concept of the saxophone."
Ken
Took Saxophone lessons from Rick R.
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"I took alto sax lessons with Masaru when I was in middle school. He is an excellent teacher and gifted musician. He introduced me to Jazz improv and fundamentals and helped me prepare for many solo performances both in school and outside. With his guidance and preparation I was able to audition and make it into Jazz band at my high school. I would highly recommend Masaru!"
Aarush
Took Saxophone lessons from Masaru K.
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"My daughter started her first saxophone lesson with Matt yesterday. She really enjoyed the lesson."
Kate
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Frixos was a terrific teacher for my son (now 12) and my daughter (now 14). He worked with them once per week for about two years, when my son finished 5th grade and my daugher was finishing 6th grade. He helped my son get started and learn the alto sax from scratch, and helped get my daugher on track, and correct her many mistakes. In short, both my kids made the top band in middle school at the end of their 6th grade years. My daugher was the top alto sax in her middle school by middle of 7th grade, and my son by the end of 6th grade. The both had a blast with their instruments, and the worked with them on the scales, and playing various genres of music including jazz. Their understanding of music was far beyond most of their classes, and they enjoyed their class time with him, and got to know a person that spend their entire life and professional career in the music business. In addition to Alto Sax lessons, he worked with the kids to learn music studio tools and play keyboard. After two years, we had to stop the lessons, due to financial constraints, but Frixos was like family to us, and I would highly recommond him to anyone without hesitation. He's a great guy!"
Jonathan
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"So glad that we found Sergio! Sergio has been teaching my oldest Son saxophone for a while now. My younger Son recently found interest in the recorder and had his first lesson with Sergio today. Sergio was great with him and made sure to find music that he is interested in. I highly recommend Sergio for any kid!"
Jackson
Took Saxophone lessons from Sergio M.
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"I am enjoying his lessons, I just finished few lessons but I feel I would be able to learn it quickly."
Vishwas
Took Saxophone lessons from Lonze R.
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"it was fun & she helped me until i did it right, witch was a while!"
BENJAMIN
Took Saxophone lessons from Tina D.
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"We have had just one lesson, and already my son is playing so well. Steve was kind and supportive, and he taught us all about saxophone fingering, note reading, and how to play good notes."
Alexander
Took Saxophone lessons from Steve M.
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