Saxophone Lessons in San Mateo, CA

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Linda C.

22 Reviews
Campbell, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches Beginner
  • BA in Music + Teaching credential from Humboldt State University
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Linda C.

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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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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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Robin L.

14 Reviews
Milpitas, CA
Starting at $50
  • B.S. Music Education (K-12) from Roberts Wesleyan College
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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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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Mike P.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Jazz Commercial Performance from Towson University
  • Teaching since 2019
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Mike P.

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Having a great time learning the saxophone and learning about how to play it in any context!

About Mike

Hello! My name is Michael, I am a graduate of Towson University with a bachelors degree in music and jazz performance and I am eager to teach future musicians how to play the Saxophone/various instruments and to also teach them about music in general. I can also provide clarinet and flute lessons

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Lynaia
Mike is great with my high school student. My son loves to attend his lessons and always gets a lot out of it. Mike is helping him get back to the fundamentals he really needs to perfect in order to grow his saxophone skills.
Tev
Mike was so patient and positive with my 11 year old son that had never picked up a clarinet in his life. My son had so much fun in his first lesson and was proud of what he accomplished. Thank you!
Emilia S.
Our daughter is really enjoying her lessons with Mike!
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Joseph L.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Performing Artist Certificate - Saxophone Performance from Stephen F. Austin State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 2020 Dean’s Award from Georgia State University School it Music
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Joseph L.

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I work to tailor my instruction to each student’s needs, interests, and learning style. Every student is different, and every student wants something different out of their lessons. There are some things that I work on with every student: tone, intonation, vibrato, technique, repertoire, etc., but I also gauge what a student wants to learn about the saxophone and music making and make it my goal to help them reach their musical goals, whatever they may be. I strive to make sure that my students are set up for success in all of their musical endeavors.

About Joseph

I am a saxophonist and educator in Nacogdoches, TX, and I am currently pursuing a Performing Artist Certificate in Saxophone Performance at Stephen F. Austin State University. Before I moved to TX, I lived most of my life in GA; I earned my Bachelors degree in Music Education at the University of G

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Mark Podrazhansky
Joseph Lyons is an excellent instructor who is very to the point in his teaching but he definitely ensures that you will improve. I've taken lessons from him for many years on both saxophone and mellophone and he has helped me develop and improve in my music journey immensely! I would highly recommend lessons from him to anyone as myself and other students of his that I know have improved lots from his teachings.
Justin
Took lessons to prepare for an audition. Very knowledgeable and well versed in music education. Provides detailed information along with excellent feedback on playing. Would recommend.
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Letha H.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Italian, French
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Awarded Scholarship for Studies in Cortona, Italy from City of Cortona, Italy
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Letha H.

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Saxophone studies are balanced with technic and standard repertoire. Students are prepared to advance in band and ensembles. I improve embouchure and breath support. I can provide coaching for performances and competitions for both band music and jazz studies.

About Letha

With a performance degree from the University of Georgia, teaching certification from Georgia State and over 25 years of professional teaching experience, I am able to offer my students a diverse range of instructional resources. Please note: While my traveling location is listed as a 10 mile ra

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Fantastic. Great teacher. Engaging, fun daughter really enjoyed her leason

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in San Mateo, CA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in San Mateo 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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"Good first lesson with Dave. He's a great communicator and seemed to understand my level of music experience; he knew the right subjects to linger on, and what information he could skip over, confident that I already knew it. I felt like we were able to cover a lot of ground in 45 short minutes."
Mark
Took Saxophone lessons from Dave L.
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"First lesson with Thomas went very well."
Owen
Took Saxophone lessons from Thomas K.
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"Stephen is an excellent teacher. So clear with his instruction and patient. I would highly recommend him."
Marie
Took Saxophone lessons from Stephen Y.
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"Having a very good experience with Lisa. I have enjoyed all 3 hours."
Paul
Took Saxophone lessons from Lisa B.
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"Ian knows how to approach teaching me at my level, he understands where my skill level is and how to help me improve. Makes the lessons interesting and helps create motivation for the music and skills I want to work on."
Herb
Took Saxophone lessons from Ian B.
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"I am very pleased taking class of saxophone with Michael. This was my third lesson with him. Guess what! I can play a Happy Birth song by memory. He takes seriously to teach me how to read the music and how to recognize major scales. I look forward to learning more from him. I recommend if someone wants to take saxophone lesson, please pick Mike."
Peter Le
Took Saxophone lessons from Lance R.
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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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"Thanks for letting me provide a reference for Alex. I have taken alto sax lessons from him over the years, starting about 4-5 years ago. Alex is a great musician and teacher. Each lesson was consistently structured for: sound quality and listening, technical work and reading, duets, and improvisation. Rather than heavy music theory, he would instead provide routines to reinforce these concepts. He was always patient, and emphasized what I did well, with subtle redirection to correct problems. I definitely improved under his guidance and teaching.

The only reason I stopped seeing him was that my job became very demanding, and I could not devote enough time to practice and justify the time and cost of lessons. But even when I showed up unprepared, he was understanding and flexible to work with me.

If it would have been possible to have Alex come to me, I would have welcomed that."
Robert
Took Saxophone lessons from Alex L.
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"Rebecca is an excellent teacher! She is very good at breaking down complicated concepts and is very patient with you during the learning process. A+ !"
Rhett
Took Saxophone lessons from Rebecca F.
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"I look forward to my lessons with Dan every week. I’m a beginner alto player and Dan does a great job patiently answering all my questions and giving comprehensive advice. He’s very analytical and gives you the detailed context of why what you’re learning is important and how it fits into the context of playing in a band, different styles etc. He will flex lessons based on what you need to know but also what you’re interested in. Most importantly he’s fun and just an all around great guy. He’s the man, what else can I say."
Derek
Took Saxophone lessons from Dan E.
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