Saxophone Lessons in Modesto, CA

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Lisa N.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Lisa N.

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I have 20 years of teaching experience, and can help reach your musical goals!

About Lisa

If you don't see the time slot you are looking for, please reach out to me: I can often accommodate other times upon request. Lisa's first formal introduction to music came when her mother, a masters student at the Eastman school of Music in Rochester, enrolled her in violin lessons at age 6. Th

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William H.
First time doing online lessons. Lisa made it very easy. She is very upbeat and makes lessons enjoyable.
Jack
Awesome teacher! Took several years off from playing clarinet, and Lisa helped me get going again. Best thing I ever did was to start taking music lessons again!
Mary
Lisa is an experienced teacher in so many ways. She is well versed in the mechanics of instruments, and all the nuances of music. She works well with students of all ages, and is an excellent teacher!!!
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Mel F.

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Starting at $50
  • Speaks German, English, Hebrew
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • AB Music from Harvard-Radcliffe
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Mel F.

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For the fun of reeds.

About Mel

Calm, caring and supportive are words which have been used to describe my teaching style. I am here to cultivate a lifelong love for music.

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Elia F.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, French
  • Awarded Award for Leadership in the Arts from Radnor High School
  • Bachelor of Music - Clarinet Performance from New York University
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Elia F.

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I am a professional musician passionate about sharing the joy of music with others. I specialize in beginner to intermediate students of all ages. I teach students how to practice and why to practice in order to help them fall in love with the saxophone! Typical lessons involve scales, sight reading, and a piece that the student chooses. If you like having fun and learning about different kinds of music send me a message!

About Elia

Elia F. is available for in-home, in-studio, and online lessons worldwide! Elia has been playing clarinet for over 15 years and teaching music since 2015. She enjoys working with students of all ages and experience levels from beginner to intermediate and advanced. Artists and genres that Elia has e

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Samantha Harris
I have had such a great experience taking clarinet lessons from Elia. She is very good at motivating me to practice in a non-degrading way, and she is always so supportive of my progress and struggles. I find that her explanations are very helpful and easy to understand, which I think is important for any teacher. I feel like I've improved a lot in the short time that I have been working with her, and I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for a great teacher!
Patrick
Elle has been very helpful. I am an older student just beginning on the clarinet. Elle took the time to ask what by goal is and my music background. She is very patient and has given me a number of great suggestions to get started. She is always pleasant and positive and I look forward to our sessions.
Abby
I got a perfect score on NYSSMA thanks to the wonderful lessons from Elia! Elia was extremely organized and helped me stay on top of all of the audition requirements. She also gave me tips and exercises for my performance anxiety.
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Bill T.

41 Reviews
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  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelors of Music, Jazz Studies from Purchase College Conservatory of Music
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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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Gwendolyn B.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $36
  • Speaks italian
  • Saxophone and Jazz Studies from University of Washington School of Music
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Gwendolyn B.

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As a private instructor, I genuinely encourage efficient practice, solid technique and good tone quality, as well as an appreciation for music. I also incorporate the study of music theory and the study of music fundamentals in my lessons. I have experience teaching the genres of classical, jazz, modern, folk, and pop music and hope to extend the joy of learning music to my students as well as help them grow and gain confidence in order to bring on-going fulfillment to their musical experience.

About Gwendolyn

I currently teach private lessons in saxophone, flute, and piano and have experience working with individuals as well as small groups. In 2007, I received a Bachelor’s degree in Music Performance from the University of Washington where I studied jazz and classical saxophone. For the past 15 years,

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Ramesh Ramaiah
Gwen was understood that this is my first lesson and gave me full support and she was excellent. I am happy that I found a good teacher.
Ardeshir J.
Gwen was a wonderful instructor. She was so knowledgable about both music theory and saxophone skills. I would totally recommend her.
Carl S.
Very friendly and extremely helpful I’m really looking forward to my next lesson. I love how she jumped right in and got me playing.
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Gwenn O.

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  • Speaks
  • Teaches Advanced
  • BA with Honors in Music from Wesleyan University
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Gwenn O.

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I love music and love helping people enjoy playing the saxophone. The sax is a great instrument. I play every type of music from classical to jazz and and look forward to helping you on your musical journey. Whether you are wanting to play your favorite music or prepare for an audition, I'll help you accomplish your goal and find the musical tools you need to be the musician you want to be. Give me a call if you would like to try out a lesson. All student levels welcome!

About Gwenn

I've been playing the saxophone for 40 years! I come from a very musical family. My grandfather and father are both musicians and there was always something musical happening in our home with members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra members just hanging out playing quartets with my dad and grandpa.

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Modesto, CA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Modesto 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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"First lesson. Very, very helpful. Looking forward to the next lesson."
Dylan
Took Saxophone lessons from Anthony M.
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"Actually overwhelmed with the kind of timely response I got from Mr. Lucas. Was frustrated and felt stuck before getting in touch with Mr.Lucas but not only was he helpful in recognizing the mistakes I was making but helped me keep my spirits up."
Bhuvan
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"My son is very pleased with his teacher. He said he understands clearly what he is doing now. He had an instructor before but the connection just wasn't a fit for him."
Evan
Took Saxophone lessons from Lonze R.
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"We really enjoyed meeting Shannon. She was prepared and great with my son. We look forward to our next lesson."
Ryan
Took Saxophone lessons from Shannon S.
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"Lonze, does a great job of working with my son to make sure he understands not only the instrument but the theory behind what he is asking him to do."
Sean
Took Saxophone lessons from Lonze R.
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"Inigo is wonderful and we are super happy with him."
Arben
Took Saxophone lessons from Inigo G.
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"Positive experience. Rebecca gives clear instructions and helpful suggestions.
Instruction space is a bit cramped but do-able."
Linda Vanhaaften
Took Saxophone lessons from Rebecca F.
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"John is very nice and patient teacher."
Jeffery
Took Saxophone lessons from John O.
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"Aaron was patience and she felt comfortable with him."
Connie
Took Saxophone lessons from Aaron H.
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"Very patient and very nice! thank you!"
Jennifer
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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