Saxophone Lessons in San Rafael, CA

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Becca S.

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Starting at $20
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Awarded Outstanding Music Education Student from California State University, Chico
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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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Chris K.

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Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Education from West Chester University
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Chris K.

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Inspiring students through private instrumental music lessons for saxophone, clarinet, flute, guitar, bass guitar, ukulele, and piano.

About Chris

I have been teaching private music lessons for fourteen years and have been a public school instrumental music teacher for eight years. I have a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education and a Master of Science degree in Music Education. I have a K-12 teaching certification in Maryland. My educati

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Christopher & Winter W.
Kids first lesson with Mr. Kefer went very well! No regrets!
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E J H.

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  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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E J H.

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I've had the privilege of teaching private lessons since I was 17 years old. This year turning 50 I have been incredibly thankful for all the students I've been able to help prepare for school tests, All State auditions, recitals, gigs, college exam preparation, introduction to various genres and styles, and instrumental and improvisational techniques. I hope through take lessons service to reach more students and be able to help guide and train more musicians who have a dream or goal to achieve. Music is challenging and demands patience and skill and for that reason I take what I do very seriously but hope to be approachable and meet the student at whatever level they are. I have performed in contexts varying from chamber ensembles to orchestras, jazz big band, and contemporary ensembles with artists that are recognised by name and reputation world wide. Music has been constant and ever changing but I hope to stay current by using technology, apps, and listening to improve the ...

About E J

My name is EJ Hughes I am a saxophonist and woodwind performer / instructor with a background in music that began at age 10 with the recorder. I am now 50 and have travelled extensively performing in many genres with a passion and deep rooted training in Jazz, Classical, and Contemporary music. My

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Jerry M.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Music Ed from Valdosta State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jerry M.

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My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands. It all one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not having fun while learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND educational at the same time. I have had many parents tell me I'm one of the best teachers they have ever seen. (A couple of them were public school teachers themselves). I truly want my students to succeed and I will do everything in my power to help them accomplish that!

About Jerry

My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands/groups. They all had one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not enjoying learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND e

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Savannah M.
Went way above and beyond to work with my son and help him with the things that he struggled with. We are very pleased and thankful to Mr. Jerry.
Michelle
Extremely unprofessional to abruptly cancel scheduled/paid lessons without the courtesy of a message or any notice because this instructor was unhappy with a 12-year-old child's progress. Very surprised by and disappointed in the manner in which he handled this situation, certainly could have been handled with more respect and maturity.
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Justin H.

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  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Justin H.

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The saxophone is an amazing instrument! The saxophone is unique because it blends the sound of a brass instrument with the use of woodwind keys. I am so excited to teach you more about the saxophone. I am an interactive teacher who can assist you in many ways in regards to learning how to play the saxophone including; correct posture, new breathing techniques, correct fingerings, alternative fingerings, improved sight-reading skills, greater music theory knowledge, and performance skills. I recommend using the Essential Elements for Band book series. Once we connect and I can find out more about your playing level we can find the perfect book for your. I can't wait to work with you :)

About Justin

As a highly skilled musician and teacher with proven experience in building music programs, teaching all levels of skill, expressing a high level of artistry, and developing professional relationships; I believe you will thoroughly enjoy working with me. I have been a life long musician, starting w

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Ramon L.
He is almost perfect however needs to be assertive and more frank.
Ramon L.
The bassoon is intimidating but not the teacher.
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Walt R.

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  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1995
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Walt R.

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25 years helping beginning students succeed!

About Walt

I have been teaching beginning flute, clarinet, sax, trumpet, and drum students for over 25 years! I am also a public school music teacher, composer, arranger, author, and performer. Let me help you be successful!

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in San Rafael, CA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in San Rafael is $72. 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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45 min
$57 average
60 min
$72 average

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"My son has fallen back in love with playing his saxophone again. Thanks, Leslie, for your expertise and encouragement."
Ethan
Took Saxophone lessons from Leslie K.
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"I feel that he is very cool, and he will help me get ready for my competition."
Steve
Took Saxophone lessons from Ian B.
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"Leslie was very patient but thorough with my beginning saxophone player. She stressed the goal of having fun with music - and my daughter did!"
Wae
Took Saxophone lessons from Leslie K.
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"Best ever! Exactly what we are looking for in a teacher. Great skills and he knows how to make it fun!"
Jasmine
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Dave is a very good teacher. I learned a lot from him about sound and improvisation. The lessons are always a lot of fun and inspiration."
Andrea
Took Saxophone lessons from Dave S.
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"Kim is very supportive and motivational that push me for improvement with her very kind and smart tips and teaching approaches."
Ibraham
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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"Charlie was a pleasure to work with! Extremely skilled saxophonist! 10/10"
Yemani Schneider
Took Saxophone lessons from Charlie S.
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"Joshua has been a great teacher for my 11 year old son! My son is learning how to play the saxophone and even though he's had no experience playing any type of instruments, he's learning a lot because Joshua's a great teacher. He's patient and kind with him and I would recommend him to anyone that's looking to learn something new!"
Jessenia
Took Saxophone lessons from Joshua F.
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"My son had one half hour lesson (so far). He was very happy with the amount of knowledge gained in a very short time. I anticipate (but don't know) that this will be very beneficial to his saxophone skills and we look forward to continuing lessons with Sean"
Matthew
Took Saxophone lessons from Sean H.
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"Matt Lavon is a real musician and an excellent teacher. He is patient and encouraging, and he knows his stuff."
James
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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