Saxophone Lessons in National City, CA

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Alex L.

1 Review
San Diego, CA
Starting at $40
  • Awarded 2nd Place from Taichung International Jazz Saxophone Competition
  • Master of Music from Manhattan School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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.

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*** 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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Steve M.

7 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $30
  • Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Steve M.

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I love working with brand new beginners all the way seasoned players who might be prepping for music college. I like to keep an fun atmosphere around the lesson and try to find out what drives my students.

We'll work through pieces from school and expand into topics such as improvisation, reading, music theory, and finding inspiration from great players. I have a jazz background, and love working with aspiring jazz musicians as well.

About Steve

I'm a saxophonist, pianist, arranger & songwriter. I graduated from Berklee College of Music with a Professional Music Degree, and currently run a sheet music startup called NiceChart. I have been a Music Director for Middle School and High School Bands and also have over 15 years experience teac

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Lucas L.
Steve has been great. We had to switch to online due to social distancing, and it has worked out just fine. He even gave us the first online lesson free to see if it we wanted to continue with it. He is a natural at communicating with kids, keeps it very fun, and has been great at getting our 8 year old started with piano.
Mayuko G.
My son enjoys lessons w him very much.
Alina
Great first lesson with my brand-new to music kids (age 8 and 10). Steve is a natural with kids.

Ian T.

8 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Master of Music from San Diego State University
  • Teaches students 13 to 80
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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.

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John S.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Masters degree from University of Memphis
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1988
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John S.

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I teach beginning saxophone students basic note reading. Advanced students can learn theory and improvisation.

About John

I have been teaching young people and adults how to play musical instruments for over 20 years. A lot of my students are well on their way to a rewarding future with music, some as professionals and others as hobbyists. In addition to being a teacher, I am also a professional performer who has work

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Lianna S.
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.
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Rayhan S.
Its great working with John. He is a good teacher.
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Jon S.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2005
  • BME in Music Education from The College of Wooster
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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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!

Eugene G.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Eugene G.

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Experienced teacher of saxophone and clarinet! Private lessons teacher for 8 years. Public school teacher for 5 years (band and orchestra instruments - elementary and middle school). Areas of expertise include: Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute, music theory, sight reading, jazz, classical, ear training. Every lesson will be catered to your specific needs! Anything you would want to learn can be accomplished! Can't wait to hear from you!

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in National City, CA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in National City is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $113 per hour.
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"Fabulous. My son loved his lessons with Carl. Highly recommend!!"
Ann
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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"I'm learning everyday."
Owen
Took Saxophone lessons from Thomas K.
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"Knowledgeable; flexible, adaptable and willing to meet the student where the student is at; friendly; patient; positive; reinforcing & encouraging; willing to answer any question at any time; actively provides adjunctive information and references."
Jim
Took Saxophone lessons from Leslie K.
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"My 10 years old son is learning Saxophone with Sarah. Sarah is very considerate and professional. 5 star."
Jerry
Took Saxophone lessons from Sarah S.
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"Enthusiastic, energetic, and all around fun to learn with! Michael instantly made me feel welcome and excited to get better with his help. I'm looking forward to our next lesson immensely."
Torrey
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"A very patient teacher, explains things well. Learned a lot about solos and got to play some cool pieces. Very knowledgeable."
junwei
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Really just great, I started playing with Bill about three months ago and it couldn't be going any better. His patience, demeanor and amazing skill must be commended and everyone should sign up immediately you definitely won't regret it I promise."
Albert
Took Saxophone lessons from Bill T.
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"I'm a senior citizen without a shred of innate musical talent. LOL The idea of being able to improvise the blues on a saxophone was a wild and unattainable fantasy….until I met Rick. I had already checked out lots of other jazz saxophone teachers online so I knew within the first few lessons that Rick‚Äč was unique. He was able to simplify my problems and help me make great progress right away. With enthusiasm, this celebrated musician took me through all the baby steps - first to get a respectable sound, and then through his ingenious system of improvisation. I'm moving at what I would say is warp speed in learning to improvise, already reaching levels of soloing that were only in my dreams. But the real bonus on top of Rick's fantastic teaching method and system is Rick the man, and the relationship this star musician forms with a student. His humility amazes me at every lesson. Knowing how valuable his time must be, the fact that he encourages me to send recordings between lessons, and sends feedback on each one, is testament to how much he truly cares about a student's progress. It's a gift he generously gives. He is also a genius at how much criticism and how much encouragement a particular student needs. Could there possibly be a better teacher than Rick Rossi? I don't think so."
mike
Took Saxophone lessons from Rick R.
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"Andrew is such a great teacher! He really knows his stuff and I learn something new, without fail, at every lesson. 10/10 would recommend!"
Bri
Took Saxophone lessons from Andrew L.
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Vijay
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric P.
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