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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
Sunnyvale, CA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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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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Brenden R.
Liz S.
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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Nathan S.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Honorable Mention - Saxophone from Yamaha Young Performing Artists Competition
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Nathan S.

6 Reviews
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Lesson topics include

-Fundamentals of saxophone sound and technique
-Jazz Improvisation
-Solo Transcription
-Music Thoery
-Ear Training
-Compostion

About Nathan

I am a professional saxophonist, composer, and educator based in New York City. I'm am currently on faculty at Larchmont Music Academy and The Juilliard School Evening Division. I have a Bachelor's in Music Performance from Berklee College of Music, in Boston, MA, and a Master of Music in Jazz Studi

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Ariel A.
Nathan is a great saxophone instructor. He was able to help my son with our song and understood what we need right away. Looking forward for our lessons together...
Eric
Knows what he's talking about, gets to the point, does not waste time, personable, and listens to where I want the training to go.
Soma C.
Great teacher! I enjoyed our lesson!
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Alex S.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks
  • B.M. with an emphasis in music composition from California State University, Long Beach
  • Teaching since 2010
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Alex S.

3 Reviews
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What are three things you enjoy about your playing and what are three things you wish were improved? I ask this question of each student so we can customize YOUR lessons and practice sessions. I love to see my students grow and learn what fuels their passion for music and we will develop exercises and songs that fit your interests. With ten years of teaching experience and multiple students in honor groups, I stand by studio's results!

About Alex

I attended the music program at California State University, Long Beach (Go Beach!), where I completed a bachelors of music in 2007. This time was spent immersed in saxophone performance, jazz studies, music theory, and music education. I have been active in music education for a decade, maintaining

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Our son Charles started taking lessons with Alex Sadnik when he was in 6th grade, and he is now going to be a senior in high school. It was in -home until the pandemic last year. After changing to him, Charles made tremendous progress quickly. Alex is a terrific teacher. He has patience , and is encouraging. He would often spend part of the lesson playing together with him, which was helpful. He would also allow Charles to choose some of the music he was interested in learning.
We would highly recommend Alex to anyone who wants to learn Saxophone or flute . You won’t be disappointed!!
Naomi
Thank you Alex for being such a great teacher, musician and mentor. My son has enjoyed playing and learning saxophone under your guidance for the past five years.
We are happy that the transition from in person to online lessons has been seamless. We find it helpful that you review his prerecorded music/practice clips ahead of time so that lessons are spent giving feedback on what is most important. We appreciate the extra effort and thought you put into planning each lesson as well as your customized worksheets. We value your professionalism, commitment, positivity and encouragement in his musical journey.
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Becca S.

5 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Becca S.

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I have been playing the saxophone since I was 9 years old, and was tutoring younger band students since 10 years old. Once I started college, about 5 years ago, I started teaching saxophone lessons professionally.

Lessons structures vary depending on the student's playing level. Prior to the first lesson, I work with all students to understand their goal(s) so we can structure the lesson to achieve these goals.
With complete beginners, after the first lesson you can expect to learn how to put the instrument together and even play a short song. In our later lessons we talk about instrument basics such as breath control, embouchure, hand position, tuning, and more. With my intermediate students we focus the first half of the lesson on basics/technique/scales while the second half we work on the music that we have selected. I include some basic music theory in all lessons.

For my lessons, I use a technique book and song book, varying on the students level. I provide extra sheet ...

About Becca

Hi, my name is Becca and I have been playing saxophone for the past 13 years. When I was 9 years old I joined the elementary band and chose saxophone. Ever since then I continued playing classical saxophone, was always first chair, and gave lessons to other students. In middle school I jo

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Krivi S.
I had a great first class with Becca. Looking forward to future classes.
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steady and patient.
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Sean H.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Awarded Louis Armstrong Jazz Award from Saint Augustine High School
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Sean H.

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It is my philosophy that learning and playing an instrument should be an joyful experience, and it is my goal to spark a love of music in all my students. I strive to help my students achieve their musical goals, whether that's learning their first songs on an instrument, landing a spot in an ensemble, or even getting into music school.

I have been an avid saxophone player since I was in middle school. I have much experience leading saxophone sections and jazz bands, as well as coaching private students, and I would love to help you progress on your musical journey.

About Sean

Hello! My name is Sean H, and I am very passionate about helping my students accomplish their musical goals. I have been teaching for over six years and also have extensive experience as a performer. I have received several musical awards, including the prestigious Louis Armstrong Jazz Award and hav

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Sean is fantastic. An excellent, patient, and understanding teacher. 10/10 would recommend.
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Rebecca T.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Nominee for Rookie Arts Teacher of the Year from Osceola Arts
  • Teaching since 2013
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Rebecca T.

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Students can expect structured music lessons that help them play the music they want to play! We will always follow a format of focusing on fundamentals, scales and technique, concert band and/or jazz band music, and fun music.

About Rebecca

If you're looking for a dynamic and experienced virtual music teacher, let's talk! I have taught students of all ages to love and appreciate the wonderful world of music through clarinet, saxophone, flute, and oboe. My past students have won placements in performing arts high schools, won superior

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Jackson
My child was so excited after his lesson and couldn't wait to continue practicing what he had just learned. Rebecca was patient, but challenged him. She encouraged him and I could hear the difference after just one lesson.
Eeshan
Great lessons, looking forward to the next ones!
Kimberly
Rebecca is phenomenal for private lessons for all ages. She is very patient and makes learning the clarinet fun. She is detail oriented and will help you be the best you can be while still being encouraging and helpful. Rebecca gives clear feedback and suggestions to fix issues, she also is very knowledgeable about repertoire and new opportunities for playing. I would recommend her to everyone I known interested in clarinet.

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The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in San Bruno 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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"Another great lesson!!!"
Melissa
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Michael is an awesome teacher. He really listens to his students and teaches them in a very engaged way"
Garrett
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Matt is a great teacher. He's flexible with hours, personable, and most importantly a good teacher. I've learned a lot of more theory and how to play more musically as a result. His jam session also offers a nice opportunity for students to showcase their skills"
Noah
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Great instructor, extremely patient and flexible with location. Even spent extra time showing me new materials, interesting songs to practice, and where to get my sax looked at for cheap."
Oladele Ojo
Took Saxophone lessons from Gleb V.
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"As an adult alto sax player, I had Lisa as a director/instructor in several small jazz ensembles. She is supportive and gave me a positive push ("a you can do this") in soloing/improvising. Lisa has been a mentor to me as I continue playing the sax and with her encouragement I was successful in performing in jazz band camp for 2 summers!"
Mary Anne
Took Saxophone lessons from Lisa N.
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"Very knowledgeable and works well with what you know. Understands what the student needs and wants and will work towards achieving those goals."
Ted
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric C.
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"Every lesson with Ian is perfect. He is encouraging and pushes me to work harder.

Really makes me appreciate the sax and how beautiful it sounds."
Scott
Took Saxophone lessons from Ian B.
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"Eric is apart of a select group of musicians who can play at an extremely high level and effectively translate their knowledge to others. His customized and methodological approach with enough time and effort can turn any novice into a skilled player. He is also extremely encouraging and flexible. I've studied with Eric for five years and don't plan on stopping any time soon."
Alec
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric P.
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"Matt is a pleasant, skilled, and encouraging instructor. He teaches to the level of the learner, working to advance their skills. He communicates well with the student and family members. My granddaughter enjoys her lessons and practicing her saxophone."
Nicole
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Isiah was awesome, looking forward to more lessons.."
Bob Reitor
Took Saxophone lessons from Isaiah S.
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