Saxophone Lessons in San Diego, CA

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Joseph M.

21 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1991
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Joseph M.

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Private Saxophone Teacher

35 + yrs playing/teaching experience
Classical to Jazz
Fun mixed with work

About Joseph

Local tutor; Will travel to you, or we can use my studios located in Nassau, Suffolk and all 5 boroughs. My name is Dr. Joseph M., Ba/Ma/Dma, in Education and Performance. I have reference lists a mile long, (with phone #'s, so you contact my previous and current clients), full of success

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Micalyne D.
Our First Lesson and we are Pleased.
Looking forward to weekly sessions.
Ella, Olivia L.
Both my daughters enjoyed their first piano lessons. They can’t wait for next week!
Charles G.
This was my 10 year old son’s first lesson with Joe. For me, I really loved his energy. He is patient and worked well with my son , keeping in my of his age. For my son he said Joe is fun. He enjoyed his lesson.
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Alain M.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Classical Performance (Saxophone) from Conservatoire Lausanne
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Alain M.

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Saxophonist, Composer, Educator.
21 years of practice, 10 years of teaching, 1 MASTER of Pedagogy, 2 BACHELORS in Classical and Jazz Performance (New School, NY).

My motto is efficient work for maximum pleasure. The idea is to build up a strong foundation of basic technique of the instrument (body, sound, air, time) in order to quickly come to play along your music idols.

With more than 20 years of practice and more than a decade of experience teaching, I've seen and gone through all kinds of mistakes myself which allows me to really know the correct and sane way to play saxophone, effortlessly and beautifully. Moreover, I have played all kinds of music through the years going from Bach to John Cage, from pop to classical to jazz, afro-cuban, brazilian, etc. Therefore, I'll be able to adapt my teaching specifically to your goals and to enlarge your scope of knowledge.

Caution : risks of addiction, immense satisfaction and personal development.

About Alain

Hello there! My name is Alain, I have more than a decade of experience teaching saxophone and conducting large ensembles. I earned my BM and MM degrees from Music Conservatory of Lausanne (Switzerland) in Classical Performance and Pedagogy and I earned my BM degree in Jazz Performance from the prest

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Sonja
Despite the covid and the distance, the courses are online. Alain is very pedagogical and patient (I'm blond and not so young), and of course a very good saxophonist. I highly recommend him.
With Alain you will progress quickly.
Ohad
Alain's is an incredibly gifted saxophone teacher. He has been teaching our son who absolutely loves him. His patience and thorough understanding of the music make it a pleasurable experience for all. It is a delight to witness Alain's bring music to life to a teenager who is enjoying the process.
Highly recommended,
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Carl W.

66 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Elijah
Carl is a great teacher. We signed up for only 5 lessons to try out with a new teacher. I think we do not have to look further. He is knowledgeable in both skills and theory.
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Jacob W.

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Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jacob W.

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My style of teaching is unique in that our lessons will be molded to where you are as a musician. Whether you are a true beginner, a student in high school looking for guidance, or an older musician looking to pick up the sax again, we will develop a program perfect for you! I have competed in several concerto competitions as well as saxophone quartet competitions, as well as experience teaching dozens of students!

About Jacob

Hello, my name is Jacob Wagner, a music performance and education major at UCF. I'm currently in my final year at UCF, and when I graduate I will either attend graduate school for saxophone performance at UNT, FSU, or UM. I have competed in several competitions during my college education and have

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Ian B.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Ian B.

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I teach saxophone lessons to students of all abilities, ages, and interests. A working professional musician and current graduate student at New England Conservatory, I offer online saxophone lessons that include instrumental technique, expression, and different styles of music. Ear training, sight reading, and rhythm are included as the student develops. Most importantly, studying any musical instrument is a fun and gratifying experience.

About Ian

Hi, my name is Ian and I offer online musicians lessons to people of all ages, levels, and backgrounds. I have been performing and teaching for over 10 years, and am passionate about sharing the joy of music with others! I hold a Masters degree from New England Conservatory and have performed wi

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Jing Q.
My son is in 10th grade and has been studying Saxophone with Ian for almost 4 years. Ian is great on teaching, nice to student, always responsive to questions. Highly recommended.
Yuka O.
Me and my 12-year-old son started saxophone two years ago together. Ian had a great guide to us who had never played the instrument. My growth is slow due to age issues, (of course satisfied) but my son's growth was great. My son now has a great deal of confidence as a jazz player, and he was able to work on other things positively too. We met Ian then became more into music and jazz. He is patient and will tell you until we can do. Ian is mainly jazz, but he is also very familiar with brass band and classical saxophone too. He is a working musician who do live performance, gig, and compose in various places. He loves music from the heart, his solo is so beatuiful. Ian's lessons has changed our life. We really grateful for giving us his time.
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Joy M.

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Starting at $29
  • Awarded Best Saxophonist in the State of Georgia from The State of Georgia
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joy M.

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I've played sax for 19 years. I specialize in teaching improv and 'jamming' skills. The joy of music is found when you allow yourself to have fun and play from your spirit instead of your logical mind. I can assist with helping you get in the “zone”. 🎷

About Joy

Jazz Saxophonist and Singer with the gift of bringing the best out of students. I make learning fun & easy. I can help you discover your true sound and voice. I’m proficient in jazz, free jazz, soul, funk, reggae, dub, drum n bass, house, and world music. You'll be improving in not time ; )

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Max L.
Joy is a warm and patient teacher who can assess the appropriate pace for a new student to learn at. She's also a wonderful musician herself. Will definitely be back for more lessons!

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in San Diego, CA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in San Diego is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $67 and $77 per hour.
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"Michael has great energy and excitement for the music. He picked a great fitting piece to work on with our teenager. He helped our son to remember why he loves music and recapture some lost skills with all the COVID down time. Thank you!"
Liam
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Always positive and supportive which is very helpful when one is just beginning as I am!"
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Took Saxophone lessons from Kendra E.
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"Gleb is a great sasophone and clarinet teacher! He has great talent to explaining, to let student to feel the instrument!"
Yura
Took Saxophone lessons from Gleb V.
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"Patient, knowledgeable and professional. Glad I found her."
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Took Saxophone lessons from Natsuki S.
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"We switched my son from clarinet to saxophone in the middle of the school year and hired Matt to help get him caught up with his bandmates. Matt relates very well to an 11 year-old boy, and although he was serious and got to work immediately, he put Josh at ease from the start. I was initially worried that a 90 minute lesson would push the limits of my son's endurance, but he has really enjoyed the sessions, and the longer time has been very beneficial. Overall a 100% positive experience"
Lyn
Took Saxophone lessons from Matthew H.
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"It was an honor and a pleasure working with Gwen. Due to personal circumstances, I had to stop working with her, but I highly recommend her as an instructor. She's very knowledgeable, accommodating, and made me feel comfortable. You'll find yourself in good hands with her."
Alexis
Took Saxophone lessons from Gwendolyn B.
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"Gwen was a wonderful instructor. She was so knowledgable about both music theory and saxophone skills. I would totally recommend her."
Ardeshir
Took Saxophone lessons from Gwendolyn B.
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"Josh continues to be a rockstar. He is supportive and patient, and manages criticisms and corrections in a positive manner, excellent instructor!"
Logan
Took Saxophone lessons from Josh G.
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"Enjoyed my first lesson!
Great teacher
Can’t wait for next one"
Andrii
Took Saxophone lessons from Josh G.
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"After 10 years of inactivity, I decided to jump back into playing the saxophone. I started working with Matt a few weeks ago, and it's really been great. He's very personable and I respond well to his teaching method. In just a few sessions, I'm understanding more jazz theory and am already seeing my technical skills improve. He seems to adapt his style to each student, so if you're looking to learn an instrument or just brush up on a few things, I highly recommend him."
Erica
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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