Saxophone Lessons in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

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David W.

Glendale, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Jazz Saxophone from Oberlin Conservatory
  • Teaching since 2009
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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

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Thomas K.

31 Reviews
Glendale, CA
Starting at $32
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.M. Composition from George Mason University
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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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!

Rick R.

17 Reviews
Burbank, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Awarded 3 Grammy Award Nominations from Grammy Award Foundation
  • Masters of Music MM from University of Akron
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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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Anthony Sun P.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $18
  • B.A. Music and English from San Jose State University
  • Awarded Music Scholarship for Saxophone Performance from San Jose State University
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Anthony Sun P.

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I strive to mold my lessons to my student's goals--while they all have a core curriculum to develop proper technique, where our lessons go from there is entirely up to each individual. Within a few lessons, a student will have developed a proper embouchure, and be able to play basic melodies with proper rhythm and technique. I aim for my lessons to be fun and engaging!

About Anthony Sun

I'm a NYC-based interdisciplinary artist/writer and English, Theatre, and Music teacher who has extensive experience in private teaching, in-class tutoring, musical theatre direction, curriculum design, and classroom teaching. I have an MA in Educational Theatre, a BA in English and Music, and am N

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DQ
Anthony is a good teacher. My kid really likes him. I will certainly hire him for on-going instruction.
ben M.
Anthony is a great teacher. He connects well with my teenage son and has been able to work with us on scheduling. I highly recommend him.
Edward S.
Anthony is a great instructor. He is very attentive, detailed and knowledgable. He sees what needs work and has a very strong grasp of the fundamentals. He has a flexible schedule and can work at the student's pace. Anthony make sure the student does things the right way and doesn't develop bad habits.
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Becca S.

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Starting at $20
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Becca S.

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Experienced player of 11 years along with teaching for 8 years. I am currently attending CSU Chico for my music education degree.

About Becca

I am currently a student at CSU Chico and I am almost finished with my music education degree, with a focus on saxophone. I grew up in a small town in Southern California, La Verne. I have been playing the saxophone since I joined beginning band in elementary school. In middle school I started pl

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Craig R.
After feeling so nervous on my first lesson, Becca made me feel calm and relaxed. I’m really excited about taking many more lessons from her and to feel more confident on playing the saxophone
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Masaru K.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 9 to 60
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Masaru K.

18 Reviews
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Music is a universal language, and it is for everyone.
I believe in a fun and safe learning environment, and my goal as a teacher is to have the student leave the lesson feeling inspired, encouraged, and connected. I was touched by music at a young age, and it remains to be the most amazing, and the most positive force in my life, and it's been truly rewarding to be able to share this magic with aspiring musicians.
Throughout the years, I helped many of my students develop a strong bond with music. Many of them have succeeded in school ensembles and became award winning soloists.
Upon graduating from high school, some have moved on to pursue music in college and beyond, while some of them continue to enjoy playing as a hobby : )

About Masaru

Hello! My name is Mas and I have been serving communities around the world as an active musician and a music educator for over 20 years - performing and providing private lessons on saxophones, flute, and clarinet, as well as improvisation workshops, and various school enrichment programs. I believ

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Rick Jacobs
As a language teacher, I was looking for a clarinet/saxophone instructor with excellent communication skills and the ability to teach musical technique in an empathetic way. I was lucky to find Masaru Koga in Cupertino, California.

I enjoyed weekly lessons for about three years and really reached the point where I was constantly improving my clarinet mastery and getting closer to my performance goals. At one point, I became so enthusiastic, I also began saxophone lessons with Masaru!

I looked froward to meeting him for my weekly lessons and felt he gave more than 100% in patience, encouragement, and musical technique. He has a very warm, giving personality and when we were together, I made great progress and was very motivated to study and practice on my own.

I enthusiastically recommend Masaru Koga to other music students and wish I could be his student again!
Lorette
Encouraging and attentive, with a relaxed style of teaching. My son enjoyed his weekly saxophone lessons with Mas for several years.
Caden
He was awesome teacher! He upgraded me in higher level of playing sax.

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Rancho Palos Verdes 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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$52 average
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"Shannon is very personable and obviously loves what she does. She explains things in a very simple and easy to understand fashion. I was comfortable with her right away. I'm excited about playing my instrument!"
Melissa
Took Saxophone lessons from Shannon S.
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"Lucas is a great instructor, however the internet connection/ experience for the online lessons keeps me from giving a 5 star review."
Wendell
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"Sean is energetic and patient and a dynamic teacher. Would recommend to anyone trying to learn."
Danny
Took Saxophone lessons from Sean H.
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"After one lesson I can't wait for more. Amber's teaching is well structured and she was able to quickly identify my strengths and weaknesses. She also helped me plan a good practice regimen to make the best us of my practice time at home."
Daniel
Took Saxophone lessons from Amber W.
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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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"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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"Had a great first lesson. We got down to business and starting coming up with a plan. I’m looking forward to my future lessons a lot!"
Mike
Took Saxophone lessons from Steve M.
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"If anyone happens to get so lucky to come across this wonderful individual as a sax instructor count your blessings. Kendra has been able to teach a 60 years old man(that's me)and teach him a new and exciting skill in a short period of time.
Kendra has a tremendous amount of patients and she would be able to help you meet your musical goal.
I highly recommend Kendra ,she is a great choice,"
Miguel
Took Saxophone lessons from Kendra E.
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"Really brilliant teacher, has taught me saxophone from scratch. Focuses on a full range of skills in every lesson, from sound, technical exercises, jazz theory, improvisation and jazz repertoire. Have loved every lesson, and feel like I've improved significantly. Definitely recommend him to anyone wanting to learn saxophone, or how to be a jazz musician."
Annie
Took Saxophone lessons from Isaiah S.
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"Can't go wrong with Ian ! Shoot for the stars!"
Ed
Took Saxophone lessons from Ian B.
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