Saxophone Lessons in San Jose, CA

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Robin L.

14 Reviews
Milpitas, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Robin L.

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Saxophone is my primary instrument and the one I am the most excited about. I've been teaching saxophone for a year and my students have gone on to perform in area-all-state competitions and concerts in the NY area. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to play a few folk songs and as time goes on you'll be able to read treble clef. I specialize in classical, typically use Tune-A-Day or Jump Right In books, and have the following tools available for your lessons: metronome, and laptop. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Robin

Hi, there! My name is Robin L. and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2014 and have loved helping my students learn to play their band instrument for solo competitions, or just for fun! I have a Masters degree in saxophone performance from San Jose State and went to

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Lessa H.
Our daughter really likes her. She's patient and eager to help Lessa learn and catch up to her grade level.
Ignacio B.
Robin is wonderful!
Reed
Robin was early to our first lesson. She worked with my son easily, he felt comfortable with her. She helped him with his fingering and gave tips for the difficult notes. We look forward to working with her for the next month.
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Ley M.

2 Reviews
Union City, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Ukranian, Russian
  • BA in Music from Pedagogue Institute
  • Teaching since 1970
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Ley M.

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My lessons are a balance of fun and focus

About Ley

I have great passion for music, have been involved in music since childhood. I love the teaching process and have been dreaming of teaching music since I was 10 years old.

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Charles
Mr. Malchik is simply an outstanding, excellent teacher. Not only is he knowledgeable in music performance and theory, he is also joyful, enthusiastic and patient with my child. The many things my child has learned include, but are not limited to, how to read treble and bass clef, proper sitting and body posture, left and right hand finger techniques for scales and arpeggios, and how to play chords. Along with this training, he also encourages my child to have creative freedom - to enjoy music by playing songs she has either composed herself or heard outside of lessons.
Kim
It is my great pleasure to recommend Mr. Ley M. to you as a music teacher to your child. I am writing as a parent of a son who has benefited from Mr. Ley M.’s phenomenal instructional ability for the Elementary School Music Program in Newark, California, as well as in private music lessons.
Mr. Ley M. is passionate about music. His love for the art is evident in his enthusiastic and energetic teaching techniques. As the music teacher for the Elementary School Music Program with the Newark Unified School District, Mr. Ley M. is exceedingly patient with all students, encourages them, and coaxes the very best effort from each and every child.
We were very fortunate that Mr. Ley M. was able to provide private tutoring for my son beyond the after school music program. My son has made tremendous progress in learning to play the clarinet. Mr. Ley M. has given my child a strong musical foundation-learning the correct embouchure and fingering techniques to play the clarinet, increasing proficiency in reading notes, timing, and hearing pitch.
Although Mr. Ley M. is one of the best music teacher in the area, his prices are extremely reasonable. In my opinion, he is worth every penny he charges and I certainly believe I have received excellent services for my money. I am tremendously grateful to Mr. Ley M. for everything he has taught my son and the joy of my son’s music playing has brought to our family.
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Linda C.

22 Reviews
Campbell, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • BA in Music + Teaching credential from Humboldt State University
  • Teaches Beginner
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Linda C.

22 Reviews
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About Linda

I have been a public school music teacher for 30+ years. I am an optimistic, enthusiastic person, who will help you learn music reading in addition to music playing. I started on piano as a young child, and studied clarinet from elementary school through college, where I focused on french horn. I h

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Steven
My son has loved taking lessons with Linda. She is setting just the right pace with him. She is flexible given his strengths and weaknesses. He was genuinely disappointed when I told him he couldn't go to lessons this week because of a family commitment. Can't recommend highly enough!
Janet P.
very comfortable and satisfying first lesson.
JoAnn C.
Linda was great! As an adult beginner with the cello she made the lesson enjoyable and easy to follow. She adjusted quickly for where I knew a little and where I knew nothing. Highly recommend her!

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Kera K.

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Starting at $50
  • Associate’s of Arts - Music Business, Performance and Technology from Austin Community College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2018
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Kera K.

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Saxophone is one of the most popular instruments for jazz, so I love bringing some jazz theory in to mix in with the basic classical theory as well. We’ll learn jazz standards, scales and even some cool tricks for improving and writing your own parts!

About Kera

I am a singer, songwriter and multi instrumentalist with many years of experience playing and creating music! From folk music, to rock, to classical and pop, I am a lover of all genres of music and have played a bit of them all. I spent 2 years studying classical music, clarinet and saxophone a

Isaiah S.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Isaiah S.

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Music literacy, technique, theory, repertoire, style, and creative expression. Music is a source of fun and community, and I do my best to impart that on each student.
Audition prep!
Beginner-friendly!

About Isaiah

An active performer, bandleader, composer, and teacher, Isaiah provides a uniquely engaging and holistic musical education for students of all ages and skill levels. Isaiah earned his Bachelor's of Arts in Jazz & Contemporary Music Performance in 2019 from Roosevelt University's Chicago College of

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Erik H.
For someone who has never taken a private music lesson before I able to relax and begin learning about music literacy and music theory by Isaiah's ability to express and articulate the fundamentals of guitar in a simplified way. It was rewarding to leave the lesson with new techniques to practice and have fun with.
Amara K.
Terrific. Great with kids
Katie D.
We have a kid that has major anxiety issues, quit piano after a couple of years of learning nothing, and didn't want to play a musical instrument for the rest of her life. She was forced to take an instrument in school, and ended up borrowing my (older than I'd like to admit) flute. We searched for a teacher that "got" anxiety kids, and found Isaiah. In less than a year, my daughter is better on flute than I was after taking years of lessons. She adores Isaiah, and was so good after only playing for couple of months last year that she ended up playing a duet for the whole school at the winter concert. This was from the kid who wanted to change schools rather than take mandatory band class. He's an amazing teacher.
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Scott M.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
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Scott M.

9 Reviews
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Online Saxophone Teacher

I have Alto and Tenor Saxophones, and can teach you to play and read, improvise, and how to make it sing

About Scott

Hi! I'm Scott. I usually perform using a one-man band setup I created. I modified guitar and made foot pedals to control a drum set, while singing. I have a recording studio at home, and have performed with bands as a singer, guitarist, saxophonist, bassist, percussionist, and as a sound engineer.

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John
Wanted to share an update after multiple lessons - Scott is a virtuoso teacher - he has some many techniques and tricks for helping a person learn to sing - he's also able to start anyone signing right off the bat - not just learning scales or technique - it's so much more fun to learn while you are singing at the same time.
John
Scott is an incredible teacher - he brings so many years of experience and different techniques that I couldn't help but become a better singer!
Dean S.
Scott is amazing he was patient and support Scott started the fire and passion I once had so long ago. That I can not put a price tag on. As a Head Softball coach for 50 years I know how much that means.

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in San Jose, CA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in San Jose is $70. 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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$57 average
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$70 average

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"Great first lesson - very informative and helpful. I am looking forward to following his guidance/instructions and put forth the effort into playing my tenor as I’ve dreamed of one day."
Jose
Took Saxophone lessons from Lonze R.
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"My daughter started her first saxophone lesson with Matt yesterday. She really enjoyed the lesson."
Kate
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"She was a fun and awesome teacher! When she was at Minnewaukan public school she always had really good advice when I was one of her students. She helped me a lot in choir as well with the troubles I had. She also helped a lot of the other students to!"
Kaitlyn
Took Saxophone lessons from Ariel O.
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"Rick is my best music teacher I had so far!!!"
Ken
Took Saxophone lessons from Rick R.
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"Dave is a great teacher and I would recommend him to anyone who asks :)
He's flexible (in both scheduling and teaching) and adapts to whatever the student needs or wants."
Tali
Took Saxophone lessons from Dave S.
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"Jeff Johnson is a phenomenal teacher. He's been giving my 13 year old saxophone lessons since the fall, and I've been very impressed with the improvement. He's working with him on both jazz and traditional music and I've seen a lot of growth in the quality of the sound and rhythm of the music. But even more importantly, I've seen a change in my son's attitude. He was thinking of quitting saxophone early in the school year, and now is practicing without being reminded, and wants to stay with it through high school."
Karen
Took Saxophone lessons from Jeff J.
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"Great first visit! Rob is great, calm and very informative. Can't wait to see what more comes from my sons lessons."
Jack
Took Saxophone lessons from Rob S.
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"Superb instructor! I am a beginner with alto sax. I would highly recommend Emily for teaching. She is very knowledgeable, patient, and organized!"
Tom
Took Saxophone lessons from Emily W.
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"Mary and I started working together after I co-founded a 60s soul/R&B/ska/reggae-beat band in which I sang vocals and was asked to play alto sax by the bandleader. I hadn't played sax in years (clarinet is my primary instrument), and among other things, I needed to start learning how to improvise - challenging for a symphonic band player whose head was always in sheet music. Mary's approach and teaching methods worked well for me; she's great at getting to know you as a player and your goals, and once she did that for me, she was immediately able to formulate a course of action. In the six months we were together, my tone, pitch, and playing improved, and my confidence grew. I heartily recommend Mary; no matter your instrument, she will get right down to business, keep you moving, and inject some fun into the whole process. A great player and entertainer, Mary has been a strong role model for me. I am grateful for everything I've learned from her, and I look forward to working with her again."
Robin
Took Saxophone lessons from Mary R.
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"I am a beginning Tenor Sax student and a senior citizen. I have played other instruments years ago, but never a woodwind instrument. Ian has been a marvelous instructor for me. Although I had never picked up a sax until December 2014, he already has taught me how to play several simple tunes and a number of scales. His patience and sensitivity to the appropriate pace is impecable. He also keeps me informed of other activities - concerts, recordings, community events to reinforce my interest. I would recommend Ian as a music teacher to anyone without reservation or hesitation."
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Took Saxophone lessons from Ian T.
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