Saxophone Lessons in Pacific Palisades, CA

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Thomas K.

31 Reviews
Glendale, CA
Starting at $32
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Thomas K.

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Strong instrumental playing begins with a solid understanding of the fundamentals of music and the simple act of making a sound from the instrument. Students learn to play music by ear first, and are later introduced to music notation. More advanced lessons emphasize sight-reading, expression, and improvisation.

A woodwind player since age 10, Thomas has experience as a performer and teacher. His previous education has included methodology classes on teaching specific instruments, and he is available to teach intermediate and beginning saxophone lessons.

About Thomas

Piano, woodwinds, trumpet, composition Chords, sight-reading, theory, jazz, classical, and pop No one ever regrets learning an instrument… yet many grow old wishing they had taken music lessons! A talent they’ll be able to develop their entire life, your children will thank you for giving them

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Estefania
So incredibly patient and knowledgeable!
Eric D.
The first lesson was successful. My particular background in piano is unique, and my needs are atypical as well. I thought Thomas assessed my abilities, lack of abilities, and goals well and quickly. He started me on a different perspective on looking at music (reading the staff) that seems very helpful. I'm encouraged.
Armen T.
Excellent teacher!

David W.

Glendale, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David W.

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Able to teach all levels of students, including professional level saxophonists interested in learning to improvise.

About David

I am a professional multi-instrumentalist living in Los Angeles, performing, teaching, and recording regularly on saxophone, flute, clarinet, and trumpet.  I graduated from Oberlin Conservatory in 2011 with a Bachelor of Music in Saxophone Performance.  Since graduating from Oberlin, I have had the

Rick R.

17 Reviews
Burbank, CA
Starting at $30
  • Masters of Music MM from University of Akron
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Rick R.

17 Reviews
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Experienced Sax Teacher of 30 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students progress quickly in the direction they want to go. I specialize in rock, blues and jazz, and I use my own method for teaching which takes 10% of the usual time of most methods. I have a video that demonstrates that.

About Rick

I’ve always loved teaching from a young age; finding new ways to break down complex ideas and techniques and making it fun and easy is something that gives me a lot of satisfaction. If you want to play your favorite songs on saxophone, I can save you years of frustration and slow progress. At t

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Bobby
Rick was professional, intuitive, and taught what I needed to learn, and NOT some preplanned generic lesson. I highly recommend him and I rarely recommend anything.
Ken C.
Rick really helps me understanding the concept of the saxophone.
Ken
Rick is my best music teacher I had so far!!!

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Scott M.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Parent's Choice Award from Parent's Choice Award
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Scott M.

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I have Alto and Tenor Saxophones, and can teach you to play and read, improvise, and how to make it sing

About Scott

Hi! I'm Scott. I usually perform using a one-man band setup I created. I modified guitar and made foot pedals to control a drum set, while singing. I have a recording studio at home, and have performed with bands as a singer, guitarist, saxophonist, bassist, percussionist, and as a sound engineer.

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Matthew T.
Scott is a great teacher, informative, very skilled and fun to work with
Liam
Had our first lesson with Scott. He was great with my 7 year old. We look forward to future lessons with him!
Eric
Very personable and eager to share his love of music. He’s not looking to teach you “his way” but meeting you where you’re at and helping you get to where you want to go, musically.
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Neal S.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Music Performance, Music Journalism, Music Education from Illinois State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Neal S.

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Private one-on-one saxophone instruction has been my primary vocation for nearly 30 years. I've also worked as a professional performing musician for over 35 years. Each lesson is tailored to the tastes and needs of the student, with traditional method books rarely used once the basics are under control. Instruction is based on a strong working knowledge of scales. The informed use of these scales leads to a heightened understanding of improvisation, ear training, and other practical aspects of music theory. Students are encouraged to choose from a variety of jazz standards and transcriptions, classical themes, and pop tunes that I’ve transcribed and engraved. Rudimentary instruction is also available for saxophonists wishing to learn flute and/or clarinet.

About Neal

I started giving saxophone lessons nearly 30 years ago when I began to realize how little I was taught about the way music works in the real world. Despite studying Music Performance at Illinois State University, my most meaningful education has been earned through mistakes I've made, or through tr

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Bruce
Great lesson - assessed where I am and what I need to get where I want to go. I'm really pleased
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Maureen W.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 to 18
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Maureen W.

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Online Saxophone Teacher

Hi there! I am a classically trained saxophonist with a Masters from Peabody Conservatory and over 16 years of teaching experience. I tailor my lessons based on your interests and skill level, finding pieces you enjoy which challenge you. I can also give you a strong sense of the fundamentals, focusing on intonation, finger technique, vibrato and tone. Looking forward to hearing from you!

About Maureen

Welcome to online saxophone lessons! While studying with me we will focus on practice techniques to develop your speed, vibrato and intonation (one of the most important aspects of a good sound!) For students in grade school, lessons can help your skills in band class and in participation in solo a

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Pacific Palisades, CA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Pacific Palisades 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 $109 per hour.
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"My daughter started her first saxophone lesson with Matt yesterday. She really enjoyed the lesson."
Kate
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Couldn't ask for a better instructor! If you're thinking of taking lessons, Michael is your guy."
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Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Jordan is patient and very experienced, Cristian has enjoyed his lessons and looking forward to his next one."
Patricia
Took Saxophone lessons from Jordan M.
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"Ben is such a great teacher for Saxophone. Professional, be patient and nice. He will notice and correct details of kid's breath, mouth, shape of body and even the finger type. My son is so happy to learn with him. And get repaid improvement even he is zero experience to start. Now my son is loving saxophone. And I am so happy we can have Ben as his teacher."
Grace
Took Saxophone lessons from Benjamin M.
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"Great Job, great teacher!"
Milton
Took Saxophone lessons from Randall K.
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"Andrew has made taking saxophone lessons so much fun for my son. He is very dedicated to working with students at their level of ability and makes it fun by including their own personal interests. For example he has worked with my son on several Star Wars themes and other songs that got my son interested in playing saxophone in the first place. We highly recommend Andrew. For reference my son is 14 and at a beginner level."
Tawn
Took Saxophone lessons from Andrew L.
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"ryan my son (11) thinks Frixos is an awesome teacher."
Jonathan
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Sarah was kind and very patient with me while I worked on technique. She is an excellent instructor for a beginner, and I would highly recommend her."
Manuel
Took Saxophone lessons from Sara B.
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"Ethan has alot of fun!!!"
Ethan
Took Saxophone lessons from Paul W.
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"first lesson and I've gotten instructions that will last for years. John is very knowledgeable."
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Took Saxophone lessons from John O.
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