Saxophone Lessons in Placentia, CA

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Dave L.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music Education w/specialization in Instrumental Music from University of Central Florida
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Dave L.

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All levels of saxophone instruction. Beginning through advance techniques - Classical and popular music genres. Improvisational techniques, etc.

About Dave

Teaching Experience: Private Lessons - 20+ years Public School - 4 years Primary Instruments taught: piano, woodwinds Masters Degree in TV/Film Music Orchestration - 2019 University of Chichester, United Kingdom Bachelor's Degree in Music Education - 2001 University of Central Florid

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Janice Z.
Very patient with this senior citizen. Looking forward to my next lesson.
Matt
David is a great instructor. He can hear what you are doing wrong and tell you how to correct. I am learning Saxophone much faster than I thought possible.
Mark M.
Good first lesson with Dave. He's a great communicator and seemed to understand my level of music experience; he knew the right subjects to linger on, and what information he could skip over, confident that I already knew it. I felt like we were able to cover a lot of ground in 45 short minutes.

Joshua M.

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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
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Joshua M.

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I'm a saxophone teacher and I also teach flute, clarinet, and piano as well as jazz improvisation and other instruments such as bass and drums from time to time. Saxophone is my primary instrument and I fell in love with playing it at an early age.

I've been playing for about 25 years now! I'm well versed in any style you can imagine including jazz, classical, funk, blues, or anything else you can think of! I can also teach you how to improvise and play solos over chord changes or quickly come up with parts on the fly if you're playing in a band or are interested in writing. If you're interested in just getting the basics down, I can help with that too. I remember what it was like getting started in school band and some methods that you can use to get comfortable on the horn pretty quickly and just playing some music! I'd love to hear what kind of music you're into as well- it's more fun for everyone involved if we can incorporate some of that into the lessons too!

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About Joshua

I have been playing music since I was a kid. I started out in church, then went on to play in school band and started gigging here and there. I just loved playing from the beginning and wanted to learn how to play improvised solos. There was just some magic in being able to make up what you play on

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Kareem K.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded Full Scholarship from Olympic College
  • Teaching since 1994
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Kareem K.

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About Kareem

A native of the Pacific Northwest, saxophonist Kareem K is a performer, composer, and educator, who is in high demand for his talents both on and off the stage. Growing up in the northwest with its vibrant music scene allowed Kareem the opportunity to study with, listen to and perform with world

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Sophie
Kareem is a wonderful teacher. He is very present during the lessons and clearly brings a wealth of teaching and playing experience, along with a love of music, to the table. He has an easy manner with students - I really appreciate this as my daughter was hesitant to take private lessons but she is enjoying them very much. Thank you Kareem!
Michael S.
Kareem is superb. Under his tutelage I am certain I will advance quickly from my current skill set. I'm more convinced than ever that I can become a real musician. His assignments require the commitment that I am willing to invest. I hope I will live up to his expectations.
Jacqueline
My granddaughter is 6 years old and this is her first professional piano teacher. Kareem is ensuring that she has the basics down before she continues. She enjoys the lessons, and is excited when lesson day comes.

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Max S.

18 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Max S.

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An experienced teacher who's an expert saxophonist can help you reach your goals. I bring an exhaustive knowledge of the saxophone and saxophone teaching practice to lessons. And I have experience teaching students of all ages and backgrounds. I'll help you get farther, faster on your saxophone journey.

About Max

While other instructors teach multiple instruments, my specialized knowledge of saxophone can get you farther, faster. I help students make quick and efficient progress in developing a strong sound concept, learning saxophone-specific techniques, making appropriate repertoire choices, setting smart

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Larry C.
Thoroughly enjoyed the lesson with Max.
Daniel B.
awesome instructor saw great results in first lesson!
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Damien G.

45 Reviews
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Starting at $22
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  • Awarded Winner-Concerto Competition from UNT
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Damien G.

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Damien G. received his Bachelor’s degree in Clarinet Performance from Loyola University New Orleans, his Master’s Degree from the University of North Texas, and is currently working on his DMA at the University of North Texas. As an undergrad at Loyola University, Damien toured as a clarinet soloist with the Loyola Chamber Orchestra in Yugoslavia, Hungary, and Vienna. He has been a member of the UNT Wind Symphony , under Eugene Corporan, and the UNT Orchestra, led by Anshel Brusilow. More recently, he has performed at two UNT concerto concerts as a soloist with the UNT chamber orchestra. Damien also has performed with the Contemporary Theater of Dallas along with other freelance activities in the DFW area. His teachers include: Mr. A. Crisanti,Dr. James Gillespie, Dr. John Scott, Steve Cohen, Daryl Coad, and John Reeks.

About Damien

Damien G. received his Bachelor’s degree in Clarinet Performance from Loyola University New Orleans, his Master’s Degree from the University of North Texas, and is currently working on his DMA at the University of North Texas. As an undergrad at Loyola University, Damien toured as a clarinet sol

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Andrew
great teacher!
Ramon L.
he reviews and cares in a broad way
Camille D.
Terrible. Only taught 30 minutes out of 60 minute sessions. On the 3 session I mentioned it and he said he didn’t think my son needed more than that even though we paid for it. Was so disrespectful!!!! Never again!!! Highly unprofessional when asked about why he cut the lessons short. Please don’t leave your kids with this instructor work paying attention. He will get over on you if he thinks you’re not involved.
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Carl W.

60 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from University of North Texas
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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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Dee
Carl is a wonderful instructor. I may get a little overzealous at times, but he’s always patient and he indulges my imagination of being Kenny Dee. :)
LaRon Archibald
GREAT INSTRUCTOR!!! Carl is very patient when teaching technique. I liked the approach he'd take to help me understand fingering and learning theory behind what I was doing. Just unfortunate covid 19 came and disrupted my in-home teachings.....I'd recommend him to anybody looking for an good instructor.
Dionna J.

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Placentia, CA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Placentia is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $49 and $109 per hour.
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$54 average
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"Sean is a great teacher. Very patient and knowledgable.
Highly recommend him."
Adrian
Took Saxophone lessons from Sean H.
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"excellent instructor and a wonderful person

I have been taking music lessons with Daniel since April of 2013 and it has been a great learning experience.

I had no musical background and I started learning Saxophone with Daniel and 7 months later, I am able to play popular songs that he chooses to fit best for enhancing learning curve. He does a great job with reinforcing correct habits from the very beginning and has been very encouraging and has highlighted improvement as we go from class to class. As music learning can be frustratingly slow, the feedback and reassurance he provides definitely helps in keep going back for more.

I wanted to learn guitar and piano with him as well, he encouraged to learn only Piano (for enhancing learning curve for musical theory concepts) and hold guitar for later. Which speaks about how he is genuinely concerned about your learning of music with sound reasoning. So now I take guitar and Piano lessons with him. He is very patient, polite and professional. He is great with students of all ages and easily modifies teaching style as per student needs.

Besides all that he is a great person to talk to. Numerous times we have had great discussions about things outside music.

I would highly recommend Daniel for music lessons to everyone."
Anant
Took Saxophone lessons from Daniel K.
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"We have had an excellent experience with Lonze. He is great with my 10 year old son who is taking music lessons for the first time. After just 3 lessons, I am amazed at the knowledge and skills my son has picked up. Lonze was great at communicating right from the start, promptly answering all of my questions and even sharing some tips and tricks to make sure we got off to a smooth start. During lessons, Lonze is patient and encouraging, and has a great way of weaving in all aspects of musicianship beyond just focusing on the instrument - tempo, breathing, reading music, etc. He makes it a point to emphasize a love for playing music and that has been a great motivator for my son to actually want to practice every day. I'm grateful that we found Lonze and would recommend him to anyone!"
Sagan
Took Saxophone lessons from Lonze R.
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"In the three months I've taken lessons, I've had a great experience with Carl and his methods. Every lesson is different and interesting. And when I bring a question to class Carl develops that into a lesson, which keeps the material even more interesting. I'm very happy with the results I'm seeing and would recommend Carl to any aspiring musician."
Arturo
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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"Always fun and encouraging, Michael makes Tom love to practice."
Tom
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"My son who plays in high school honors band is taking alto sax lessons with Maureen for past few months. Maureen is an amazing teacher, very detail oriented focused. My son has learned advanced techniques and won few medals at state level with superior rating of 1. I would highly recommend Maureen, she is a fabulous saxophone teacher who is actively involved and renowned personality in music community with playing in many DC metro area concerts. My son enjoys every lesson and will be continuing to be her student in coming year."
Ayush
Took Saxophone lessons from Maureen W.
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"Tony is an excellent teacher. My son has been taking lessons with him for few months now and he loves it. He has learned a lot. Tony is very patient, flexible, has a lot of energy and you can easily tell he enjoys what he does. My son is looking forward every Monday for his Tenor Sax lessons. I highly recommend him"
Daniel
Took Saxophone lessons from Anthony L.
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"Very helpful, and willing to go on whatever pace you need. Highly recommended."
Ahmed
Took Saxophone lessons from Josh G.
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"Nick Stow! I learned a great deal from his private lessons. He understands how to gradually work into good and exceptional habits for practicing as well as performing. I only wish to have had more of an opportunity to perform with and learn from these lessons. As I said, it takes time and patience to come to the skill level Nick is at, but he'll work with you to grow a level you can start to excel at."
Eric
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Nick S.
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"Fantastic saxophone player but more importantly understands the complexity of music and conveys it to the student in an individual and flexible manner."
Tim
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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