Saxophone Lessons in Placerville, CA

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Frankie P.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Awarded Berklee Achievement Scholarship from Berklee College of Music
  • Master of Music from Boston University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Frankie P.

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I have been playing various woodwind instruments for almost my entire life. I focus on tone, intonation (staying in tune), and the confidence needed to be a strong melodic player. I teach all of the various saxes including soprano, alto, tenor, and bari.

About Frankie

Hello, future student. I want to tell you just a little about myself to see if you would like to study with me. I have over 20 years of teaching experience with degrees from West Virginia University, Berklee College of Music, the University of West London, along with a Doctorate in Music Educ

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Sean
Works with you to find the best way forward for YOU. Fantastic instructor.
Aidan B.
Frankie focuses on the piece at hand and doesn’t overload me with information
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Valerie L.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Bachelor of Music in oboe performance from Valparaiso University
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Valerie L.

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I teach beginner through advanced levels with a focus on learning proper breathing, embouchure and form. I teach music theory skills, reed making and adjustments, and musicianship .

I have been a double reed and woodwind specialist for over 20 years and I teach using classical and modern method books, pop, rock and jazz. I teach using positivity and encouragement, that I may help each student visualize and become the best instrumentalist they can be.

About Valerie

I have been teaching for over 20 years and I have studied with Frank Kocman (student of Nilo Hovey), Larry Allen (student of Robert Bloom & Humbert Lucarelli), Hollis Ulaky (Principal Oboist of Charlotte Symphony Orchestra), and Amanda Hardy (Principal Oboist of Portland Symphony Orchestra- student

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Neal
Val has a real positive attitude and infectious energy when working with my son. She has helped him with many minor details (breathing, finger placement, etc) besides just working with him on new content.
Shauna
Val is kind, patient and supportive of our very, very new 13 year old clarinet player. She is always sure to give great feedback as well as what he should specifically work on before the next lesson.
Zeybek
I am having a lot of fun and I get to get better at the same time. It is a class I get to look forward to every weekend.
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David B.

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Starting at $25
  • BM Saxophone Performance from San Jose State University
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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David B.

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Hi! I'm David and I have a Bachelor's Degree in Saxophone Performance from San Jose State University and am currently working on my Masters in Saxophone Performance. Saxophone has been my passion from a young age and I have thoroughly enjoyed my journey of learning, performing, and paying it forward to others. My hope in each lesson is to keep the learning process fun! I believe we can work up our technical proficiency, musical understanding, and artistic decision making while keeping music fun, because at the end of the day making music should spark joy and emotion. I look forward to meeting with you and helping you achieve whatever goals you have for yourself and your instrument!

About David

Hi! I'm David and I have a Bachelor's Degree in Saxophone Performance from San Jose State University and am currently working on my Masters in Saxophone Performance. Saxophone has been my passion from a young age and I have thoroughly enjoyed my journey of learning, performing, and paying it forwar

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Frankie P.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Awarded Berklee Achievement Scholarship from Berklee College of Music
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Frankie P.

26 Reviews
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Online Saxophone Teacher

I have been playing various woodwind instruments for almost my entire life. I focus on tone, intonation (staying in tune), and the confidence needed to be a strong melodic player. I teach all of the various saxes including soprano, alto, tenor, and bari.

About Frankie

Hello, future student. I want to tell you just a little about myself to see if you would like to study with me. I have over 20 years of teaching experience with degrees from West Virginia University, Berklee College of Music, the University of West London, along with a Doctorate in Music Educ

Recent Reviews
Michael
good first steps
Sean
Works with you to find the best way forward for YOU. Fantastic instructor.
Aidan B.
Frankie focuses on the piece at hand and doesn’t overload me with information
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Alastair W.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $27
  • Doctor of Music Performance from University of Missouri Kansas City
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Winner, North American Saxophone Alliance National Quartet Competition from North American Saxophone Alliance 2014
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Alastair W.

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Professional saxophonist trained at top conservatories and colleges in the US and UK. Experienced in teaching all levels and ages, from beginner through college students. Students have won district and state competitions and have earned places in college programs. I am currently teaching saxophone at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, where I teach music education and performance majors, as well as non-music majors.

About Alastair

"Wright’s playing was tremendously technical and high-flying. So high-flying in fact, that when he reached for some of his highest altissimo notes my eyebrows shot up in sympathetic awe." - KC Metropolis Review, 5/29/18. I currently serve on faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, hav

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Samantha
Alastair has been a very patient and supportive teacher and has helped my daughter grow her interest in playing the saxophone.
Charles
Very much looking forward to the next lesson. He's perfect for the adult learner.
Matthew K.
Overall, Alastair does a great job teaching. Stay tuned.....
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Michael W.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Awarded Fine Arts Scholarship from University of Arizona
  • Saxophone Performance from University of Arizona
  • Teaching since 2012
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Michael W.

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I have been performing and competing on saxophone for over 16 years, and I have a degree from the University of Arizona in saxophone performance. My private lesson studio opened in 2012 and since then I have cultivated a deep passion for creating personalized lessons for motivated students. I teach all ages, all skill levels and all styles. I look forward to meeting you!

About Michael

I am a woodwind specialist with a degree in saxophone performance from the University of Arizona. I have been performing and competing since the fifth grade. Since arriving in Tucson in 2010, I have performed with dozens of groups, perhaps most notably the Tucson Symphony Orchestra. I play a variet

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Rebecca
Michael is an excellent teacher and he was so patient with my daughter (5th grade). She was way ahead of the other students in her class and he found additional music for her to learn so she wasn't bored.
Suzette
When my 11 year old son first began saxophone lessons with Michael Weiss, he was a true beginner but within 5 months, he was playing a song at a recital! Michael is patient and kind but firm in his direction and has instilled confidence in my son that he can play whatever songs he wants to play with focus and practice. Michael is flexible and adept at tailoring his lessons to the individual's needs. I highly recommend him.
Suzette
When my 11 year old son first began saxophone lessons with Michael Weiss, he was a true beginner but within 5 months, he was playing a song at a recital! Michael is patient and kind but firm in his direction and has instilled confidence in my son that he can play whatever songs he wants to play with focus and practice. Michael is flexible and adept at tailoring his lessons to the individual's needs. I highly recommend him.

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Placerville, CA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Placerville is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $109 per hour.
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"Julie is great. She patient and kind. My daughter enjoys every lesson."
Hailee
Took Saxophone lessons from Julie P.
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"First lesson was great!! Hadley was anxious, but Bill provided lots of encouragement and great instruction. I'm a musician, so I could tell what a terrific job he did."
Hadley
Took Saxophone lessons from Bill T.
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"I took sax lessons with Kareem and he is a great teacher, especially if you want to learn about jazz. He made it fun and exciting. One of my favorite things about Kareem is watching his band play shows. He's not just a really good teacher; he's also an amazing player. Every time I go watch him play, I am always inspired to go home and practice."
Bill
Took Saxophone lessons from Kareem K.
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"Ian is knowledgeable and patient - the perfect mix for an instructor. Looking forward to my second lesson"
Scott
Took Saxophone lessons from Ian B.
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"Good teaching and kind."
Eric
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric C.
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"So positive and upbeat. Always just wants to get you playing and will help you get there in a fun way that will translate to skills you can take to the real world of music."
Felicia
Took Saxophone lessons from Schroeder S.
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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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"Excellent first lesson and introduction to the saxophone. Looking forward to future lessons."
Justin
Took Saxophone lessons from Neil D.
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"Very patient and informative"
Jennifer Naviglia
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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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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