Saxophone Lessons in Oakland, CA

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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
Sunnyvale, CA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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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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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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Anna P.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Anna P.

9 Reviews
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I love working with all types of students, whether they’re preparing for college auditions, just beginning the saxophone, or only looking to play for fun, and I also have experience with students with special needs. Please contact me through this website if you would like lessons, and I will respond within a day!

About Anna

I am a highly skilled professional, certified musician. I offer lessons in piano, singing, ukulele, flute, saxophone, clarinet, drums, violin beginners as well as group lessons in ear training and theory, piano and singing, Russian language lessons. My main instrument is piano, and I specialize i

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Great lesson. I left feeling very encouraged and excited to continue learning how to explore my vocal abilities. Thank you!
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Tristan C.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 10 to 75
  • Teaching since 2014
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Tristan C.

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Professional saxophonist, trained at University of Michigan & NYU. 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 15 years myself.

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!

About Tristan

Tristan Cappel is a multi-instrumentalist and composer from Detroit, MI, now residing in Los Angeles, California. Tristan recently performed at the 2021 Festival of the Arts with the legendary Josie James and the Marlonius Jazz Orchestra. In 2020, he headlined at the Detroit Jazz Festival with

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Bridget C.
Tristan is an incredible teacher and multi-instrumentalist. He is a patient and helpful teacher with years of experience in all different kinds of woodwinds. He was able to help take me to the next level in my saxophone playing and I really enjoy studying with him! Highly recommend Tristan!!
Sam
Tristan is a fantastic teacher!! Patient, informative, and easy to talk to. I never felt afraid to ask questions, and he made sure I understood all concepts before moving on. Can’t recommend enough!!
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Fabian D.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Fabian D.

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*Learning exciting songs and scales
*Learning to read music and play by ear
*Improving your timing and musicality
*Learning any song you would like

About Fabian

My goal as a teacher is to direct my students to a more extensive use of their instrument without losing that special quality that sets each individual apart. I will help you establish a solid foundation of technique so you can meet any musical challenge squarely and with confidence. I love working

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Tom
Great teacher, very patient with my son.
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Nick Z.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelors of Commercial Music with an emphasis in performance from Snow College
  • Teaching since 2016
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Nick Z.

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I am an experienced teacher of 4 years, specializing in teaching upper beginner's to first-year college students. I am a performing musician who has been playing the saxophone for over ten years now. I believe each lesson should be tailored to the students wants, and to their current ability level. I will be able to teach students the songs they want to learn, while also teaching them the fundamentals needed to perform music. As a musician who has gone to college for music I also know what is needed for auditions, and what should be prepared for a lifetime of playing music.
I am well versed in many different styles of music including: jazz, pop/rock, classical music, and others. I have a passion for improvising and composing, and as a hobby I compose music and I have a home studio where I practice recording and producing music.

About Nick

I am a professional Saxophonist and Guitarist with a Bachelors degree in Commercial Music with an emphasis in performance. Being a saxophone player I also have experience doubling on Flute and Clarinet. I have played numerous events ranging from corporate events, to weddings, to playing original mus

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E J H.

Teaches Online
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1989
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E J H.

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I've had the privilege of teaching private lessons since I was 17 years old. This year turning 50 I have been incredibly thankful for all the students I've been able to help prepare for school tests, All State auditions, recitals, gigs, college exam preparation, introduction to various genres and styles, and instrumental and improvisational techniques. I hope through take lessons service to reach more students and be able to help guide and train more musicians who have a dream or goal to achieve. Music is challenging and demands patience and skill and for that reason I take what I do very seriously but hope to be approachable and meet the student at whatever level they are. I have performed in contexts varying from chamber ensembles to orchestras, jazz big band, and contemporary ensembles with artists that are recognised by name and reputation world wide. Music has been constant and ever changing but I hope to stay current by using technology, apps, and listening to improve the ...

About E J

My name is EJ Hughes I am a saxophonist and woodwind performer / instructor with a background in music that began at age 10 with the recorder. I am now 50 and have travelled extensively performing in many genres with a passion and deep rooted training in Jazz, Classical, and Contemporary music. My

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Oakland, CA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Oakland is $71. 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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$57 average
60 min
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"Great teacher! I enjoyed our lesson!"
Soma
Took Saxophone lessons from Nathan S.
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"Sergio is terrific! Highly recommend. Smart, easy to talk to, clear instruction and good sense of humor too. Big thumbs up!"
Paul
Took Saxophone lessons from Sergio M.
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"First lesson. Lots to learn!"
Bob
Took Saxophone lessons from Seth D.
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"My son is currently taking online lessons with Lucas and we're both quite happy with the experience so far. My son has been playing tenor for 4 years (currently 10th grade- in concert, jazz and marching bands at school) and had only ever taken live lessons before, but we're finding that online works out well. No extra travel time/hassle, which is great since he doesn't drive yet- just log online from our basement. Lucas had good availability and has been open to reschedule as necessary. Lucas has helped him with pieces for honor band auditions so far with specific feedback and even I can hear the difference in my son's playing."
Kieran
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"Amazing, Kind, and fun instructor! Gives great advice and tips. Can't wait for more lessons!"
Jonah
Took Saxophone lessons from Nathan S.
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"I am 5 lessons in to a 10 lesson package and Kim has been excellent. She adjusts her style nicely to the student and has put me on track each week to be better. Great instructor!"
Connie
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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"Gleb is a very skilled professional musician, and yet he's a caring individual that would never make you feel intimidated, which is especially important for a novice like myself :) His lessons are fun, his rates are reasonable, and he truly puts his heart into teaching process. Every time I walk out from his lesson feeling I've progressed one step further. Highly recommended."
Mike D.
Took Saxophone lessons from Gleb V.
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"Knowledgeable, professional and caring instructor."
Mukisa
Took Saxophone lessons from Maureen W.
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"every lesson i learn a lot more about techniques and i can hear a differene in the sound i make and it is staritng to sound like music."
Michael
Took Saxophone lessons from Fernando P.
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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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