Saxophone Lessons in Oak Park, CA

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Alex S.

3 Reviews
Northridge, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks
  • B.M. with an emphasis in music composition from California State University, Long Beach
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alex S.

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What are three things you enjoy about your playing and what are three things you wish were improved? I ask this question of each student so we can customize YOUR lessons and practice sessions. I love to see my students grow and learn what fuels their passion for music and we will develop exercises and songs that fit your interests. With ten years of teaching experience and multiple students in honor groups, I stand by studio's results!

About Alex

I attended the music program at California State University, Long Beach (Go Beach!), where I completed a bachelors of music in 2007. This time was spent immersed in saxophone performance, jazz studies, music theory, and music education. I have been active in music education for a decade, maintaining

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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!!
Naomi
Thank you Alex for being such a great teacher, musician and mentor. My son has enjoyed playing and learning saxophone under your guidance for the past five years.
We are happy that the transition from in person to online lessons has been seamless. We find it helpful that you review his prerecorded music/practice clips ahead of time so that lessons are spent giving feedback on what is most important. We appreciate the extra effort and thought you put into planning each lesson as well as your customized worksheets. We value your professionalism, commitment, positivity and encouragement in his musical journey.
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Rob S.

24 Reviews
Camarillo, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Many award-winning bands over a 40 year teaching career from Organizations responsible for judging musical competitions
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rob S.

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Having taught music in schools for the past forty years, I have taught many, many students how to play saxophone. Many have gone on to play in college and beyond!

About Rob

Originally from Chicago, I attended Chicago Musical College for 2 years before moving to Calif. and receiving my B.A. in music from Cal. State Northridge. I also have an M.A. in Education from there. I have been a band director in public schools for over 40 years. My bands have won over 50 1st pl

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Casey
Rob has been really helpful getting my child started with a new instrument. We look forward to more lessons.
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Wayne
Very nice teacher!
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Sean H.

27 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sean H.

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It is my philosophy that learning and playing an instrument should be an joyful experience, and it is my goal to spark a love of music in all my students. I strive to help my students achieve their musical goals, whether that's learning their first songs on an instrument, landing a spot in an ensemble, or even getting into music school.

I have been an avid saxophone player since I was in middle school. I have much experience leading saxophone sections and jazz bands, as well as coaching private students, and I would love to help you progress on your musical journey.

About Sean

Hello! My name is Sean H, and I am very passionate about helping my students accomplish their musical goals. I have been teaching for over six years and also have extensive experience as a performer. I have received several musical awards, including the prestigious Louis Armstrong Jazz Award and hav

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Sean is fantastic. An excellent, patient, and understanding teacher. 10/10 would recommend.
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Lucas H.

89 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Bachelor's of Music: Saxophone Performance from University of Minnesota
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Lucas H.

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Professional saxophonist, trained at the nations top music schools, I teach students of all levels and ages, whether just beginning or an experienced player. I have a great amount of experience in both classical and jazz and have been playing for about 21 years myself. I currently teach saxophone at Austin Peay State University and Tennessee State University, but truly enjoy working with students of all ages and abilities!

In addition to helping students establish solid fundamentals, I can help you reach your goals, whether that be through working on classical solo repertoire, jazz and improvisation, band music, preparing for a competition or audition, and more. I try to make lessons fun and enjoyable for the student.

If you don't live near me, online lessons are a great alternative to in person lessons. I have had success teaching many students of various abilities and ages throughout the country and abroad online! I have taught online students from 26 different states and 3 ...

About Lucas

I am a professional musician/teacher with over 14 years of experience teaching private lessons to students of all ages and abilities. I have a Doctorate degree in music from the University of Colorado, have two additional graduate degrees in music, from the University of Michigan and Northwestern Un

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Care, patience and knowledge.
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Excellent teacher. Covered a lot in the first lesson.
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Elissa M.

Teaches Online
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  • Awarded The Dean's List from Miami-Dade Community College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Elissa M.

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I graduated high school with scholarship, at the prestigious boarding school for the arts, called Interlochen Arts Academy. After that I graduated with my Associate's Degree in Music, from Miami Dade College under the direction of Rodester Brandon. Immediately after transferring from Miami Dade College, I auditioned and got accepted into the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University Bloomington, with a very generous scholarship. I studied jazz performance under the direction of David Baker and Thomas Walsh. Right after I graduated with my Bachelor's Degree, I was ready to work. I started working as a musician for Royal Caribbean Cruises, where I got most of my performing experience outside of school.
I teach my students what they actually need to learn in order to "make it" as a musician in today's competitive music industry. With a strong music foundation and twenty-three years of experience, I can teach students how to survive as a performing musician.

About Elissa

My name is Elissa, and I am a multi-instrumentalist! Born and raised in Miami, Florida, I had the privilege of learning how to play music since age eleven. After graduating from the prestigious Interlochen Arts Academy in Music, I went on to finish my Associate's Degree from Miami-Dade College, and

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Joseph S.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joseph S.

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I have received my Bachelor degree from Cal State Fullerton, and specialize in classical saxophone focusing on sound, technique, and musicianship.

About Joseph

Saxophonist, composer, educator, Joseph David S. has made a name as an advocate for the saxophone in the concert hall and in his own compositions. As the son of a film composer, Joseph David S.’s compositional voice is rooted in musical storytelling told through a contemporary harmonic and aesthe

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Michael M.
My first lesson went great. It was exactly the right pace for me. He's a good teacher and I can't wait to improve and look forward to more lessons. Thank you.
Waseem K.
Great tutor.....very friendly and have knowledge about sax....
Jenna F.
My daughter had her first saxophone lesson and can't wait for the next one. Joseph was very patient with her and explained the basics of the saxophone.

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The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Oak Park 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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"Incredibly amiable, professional, and talented as a teacher.

As a senior in high school now graduating and transferring into college, I started my lessons with Dimitry in December last year and had to end this summer at the end of the music school's program. Even though my time learning the saxophone was short, Dimitry used my past musical experience to help guide me through the instrument. His lessons did not feel long in any sense of the word, and in fact some two-hour lessons I took to make up missed weeks blew by, as I was constantly engaged by his teachings. During my studies with him I found myself in the presence of a true musician, and this was only further driven home when I saw him play in the Hanover Wind Symphony at the Morristown Community Theater with Stanley Drucker. I would highly recommend Dimitry as an instructor for a student at any level."
Jeff
Took Saxophone lessons from Dimitry C.
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"Michael introduced my 10 year old kid to saxophone. Lessons were in person and online. My daughter enjoyed them greatly and progressed well, learning to read music and play by ear. He was creative, nurturing and supportive to a new learner. He left quite a lasting impression. We were sad to see him leave the area."
Hugh
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael H.
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"Very knowledgeable, attentive to details, and experienced teacher. My son makes a significant progress working with him. We are very happy that we found Yakov to help us with the saxophone practice!"
Roman
Took Saxophone lessons from Yakov D.
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"Jordan has been a great teacher! I couldn't have asked for someone more patient and gracious. No matter what my challenges were with learning how to play the Saxaphone, Jordan never made me feel like I couldn't overcome the challenges. I will have to put my lessons on hold for now until further notice as it is not feesible at this point and time. Thank you Jordan!!"
Alma
Took Saxophone lessons from Jordan L.
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"Mike has a wealth of knowledge about all the woodwind instruments and musical theory. He also never stops adding to that own knowledge as a performer and teacher by consistently seeking out professional opportunities to improve his own skills."
Liz
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael W.
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"I've known Kevin for many years. He is passionate about music. Especially playing the sax. He would be an excellent teacher for beginning students of any age. His positive attitude and easy going personality would make working with him a joy."
Steve
Took Saxophone lessons from Kevin D.
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"Our experience with Take Lessons and more importantly with Jacob the instructor have been very good so far. My 9 year old son is just starting saxophone and based on the two lessons he had with Jacob, they appear to get along well. Jacob appears to be very patient with my young inexperienced saxophone player.

My son was able to play a few notes the first lesson and played Hot Cross Buns the second lesson. Apparently, playing anything that early in training is unusual. So we are very pleased and hope to see the progress continue."
Tami
Took Saxophone lessons from Jacob S.
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"I've gone through internet video instruction, tutorials, and different instructors and I have to say with 100% confidence that learning with Matt has been the most rewarding experience among the bunch!!"
Nick
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Mr. Randall is really funny, and he explains your mistakes really clearly. He’s a really good teacher"
Cindy
Took Saxophone lessons from Randall K.
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"My first lesson with Michael was awesome! He's enthusiastic and makes learning fun. Looking forward to many more lessons."
Morgan
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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