Saxophone Lessons in Mountain View, CA

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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
Sunnyvale, CA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jesse M.

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Learn about rhythm, melody, harmony, and dynamics, and how they apply to the saxophone. Explore the range of your instrument through various scales. Build solid skills through understanding the mechanics of how your body and instrument work together.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students for bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partner Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.
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Preston B.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
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Preston B.

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I believe in catering lessons to a students individual desires and musical goals. I play Tenor, Alto, Soprano and EWI. Our lessons can cover a broad range of concepts like:
Musicality/Performance
Jazz Improvisation
Composition/Arranging
How to practice
Tone and Sound production
Technique
Doubling
Reading/Sight Reading
Learning Tunes
Using petals and electronic musical components
And MUCH, MUCH MORE!!!

About Preston

With over 20 years playing experience Preston began playing professionally very early. He has toured over 6 countries including England, France, Switzerland and Italy. He received his degree in Jazz Studies/ Performance from the prestigious University of North Texas Jazz program, the first Jazz prog

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Lance R.

44 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Lance R.

44 Reviews
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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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Chad E.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chad E.

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I studied classical saxophone at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels and Jazz improvisation at Howard University. My lessons will show you just about every aspect of playing the saxophone form articulation for an etude or how to swing the notes for jazz band.

About Chad

Saxophone is my business for over 40 years. Jazz, R&B, Classical, Hip Hop whatever the job needs. If you want to learn how to play classical and need work that will get you that scholarship, you have come to the right place. You could be in the jazz band and need some help with the improvisation, yo

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Guy D.
Chad has been very encouraging so far. My son is planning to audition for his school jazz band, and Chad is helping him prepare for this. So far, we are very pleased and impressed. Thank you.
Eric B.
My son said this after his first lesson with Chad, “Mom, this is the first time I actually smiled after a lesson, I already know I’m going to learn so much from him!”
Eric Thomas
Awesome first lesson. Went over a bunch of things. very patient and very knowledgeable. Looking forward to the rest of the lessons,
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Carl W.

65 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from University of North Texas
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Carl W.

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With over 20 years as a professional saxophonist and 15 years teaching experience I know the demands of a performing musician professionally and academically. I teach students how to produce a good tone quality with characteristic vibrato. I can teach students to become good at reading music. Students who are interested in jazz or pop styles of music will be taught improvisation techniques and how to play by ear.

About Carl

As far back as I can remember I have always enjoyed performing music. I can remember during my elementary school years how I would play drums during church service. Some days I would sneak in my dad's closet to play his saxophone. I began learning how to play saxophone in middle school and by the ti

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TITUS G.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English
  • Master's of Music in Jazz Studies from North Carolina Central University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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TITUS G.

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My lessons are always student-specific. That means I change my approach depending on the needs of each individual person I teach. I've been teaching instrumental music both privately and in public schools for over a decade. I have two degrees in music, one in education and the other in Jazz performance. I love to play. If you are serious about learning how to play and understanding what you are doing on the saxophone then contact me.

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About TITUS

A Saxophonist and vocalist. Titus grew up playing and singing in his hometown church in South Carolina where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from the historic Claflin University, studing Classical Saxophone under Bryson Borgstedt. After graduation, he moved to North Carolina e

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Mountain View, CA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Mountain View is $72. 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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"Our son Charles started taking lessons with Alex Sadnik when he was in 6th grade, and he is now going to be a senior in high school. It was in -home until the pandemic last year. After changing to him, Charles made tremendous progress quickly. Alex is a terrific teacher. He has patience , and is encouraging. He would often spend part of the lesson playing together with him, which was helpful. He would also allow Charles to choose some of the music he was interested in learning.
We would highly recommend Alex to anyone who wants to learn Saxophone or flute . You won’t be disappointed!!"
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Took Saxophone lessons from Alex S.
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"We just had our first lesson with Sergio and it couldn't of gone better. My son was nervous at first but ended the first lesson feeling excited and eager to learn. I would highly recommend Sergio!"
Alex
Took Saxophone lessons from Sergio M.
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"I was very pleased with my first lesson, with Lonze. He provided me with information on breathing, recommendations for purchasing my first saxophone, and, tools for being a successful student."
Pearl
Took Saxophone lessons from Lonze R.
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"Bill has a competent, easy manner that makes learning an enjoyable experience."
Charles
Took Saxophone lessons from Bill T.
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"My daughter wanted some exposure to the instrument so she could continue with it on the side as she has a primary instrument already. John did a great job or arming her with the requisite knowledge to understand how to play. I would recommend him."
Lianna
Took Saxophone lessons from John S.
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"Gleb is an absolute please to learn from! He understands his students and patiently brings them to meet their fullest potential. He has a wonderful personality and fun approach to ensure that his students keep the enjoyment playing their selected instrument."
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Took Saxophone lessons from Gleb V.
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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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"Kim is a pleasure to work with. My 10 year old looks forward to seeing her each week for her saxophone lesson."
Mary VOID
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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"Amazing and patient instructor. Wonderful with young musicians! Highly recommend."
Thomas
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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"Very helpful, and always was able to teach me aspects of music I hadn't considered before. Very knowledgeable and professional!"
Spencer
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Nick S.
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