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Karen D.

36 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaches Beginner
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Karen D.

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Saxophone:
A family of woodwind instruments, saxophones are usually made of brass and played with a single-reed mouthpiece similar to that of the clarinet. Like the clarinet, saxophones have holes in the instrument which the player closes using a system of key mechanisms. When the player presses a key, this typically causes a pad to close over a hole. There is soprano, alto, tenor, bass and baritone saxophones. The great thing about learning saxophone is it is almost the same fingers as flute and clarinet! We will start with the basics of learning finger placement, breath control, notes, reading, rhythms, songs, theory and improvising.

About Karen

Hi! My name is Karen D. I’ve had the pleasure of performing, singing, writing, and recording since I was seven years old. Besides being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music, I have been a lifelong student of the international world-renowned instructors Dante Pavone and Charlie Banacos.

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Stacie J.
Karen obviously loves the piano & guitar. She’s probably an excellent teacher for those instruments. Why do I say that? That’s what she talked about! She spent half my lesson trying to convince me to learn one of those instruments. Could work on listening skills! Not even sure if she owns a set of bongos herself. Didn’t start teaching me anything until last 10 min & then I had to leave early anyway. So 50 min out of 60 and about 5 I actually learned a few things I could have been practicing for at least 30 min of class. Use her if you want to learn something else other than bongos.
John J Conlon
Ms. Karen did a pretty good job, she had ideas for the lesson and provided ideas for the next lesson. She went out of her way to help me with this new idea---------"music" and "reading music." If there was any short fall in the lesson it was on my side and my preparation failings. I have no problem recommending Ms. Karen to others. Regards, JC
Troy W.
Extremely knowledgeable! Karen is a superb guitar instructor. Honestly, I was struggling. Discouraged! She helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses, and moved me from beginner to intermediate in a matter of months. If you’re getting tired of learning from YouTube and smart phone apps, let Karen kick start your guitar playing. You’ll be glad you did. Thanks Karen!!
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Brad B.

67 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Bachelor of Music in Education from Cornerstone University
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Awarded 2016 BCCS Educator of the Year Award from Byron Center Charter School
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Brad B.

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Whatever your level, we will dive into great studies of classic fundamentals, technique refinement, mature tone quality, and of course music that YOU love to play.

About Brad

Greeting! I specialize in teaching trumpet, trombone, saxophone and clarinet. I have taught music at practically every level from Pre-Kindergarten through college (three years on staff with the band program at Cornerstone University), and have run multiple successful mid/high school band programs ov

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Kevin D.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Bachelor of Music from Appalachian State University
  • Teaching since 1983
  • Teaches students Male: 9 and up; Female: 8 and up
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Kevin D.

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Can teach all levels classical and jazz. Specialize in teaching Jazz Improvisation.

Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Baritone

About Kevin

School music program disrupted due to Pandemic Let's learn online or in person. I am a professional music teacher with 30+ years of experience. Very experienced at teaching all band instruments. Expert at Saxophones - Clarinet. I am very experienced at teaching one on one across TakeLessons, zoom or

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Ramon L.
He showed interest in teaching.
Emory S.
Kevin was patient, encouraging, and easy to work with!
Marion G.
Kevin is a great instructor! He's very patient and knowledgeable. Can't wait for my next lesson
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Sergio M.

38 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
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Sergio M.

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I've been playing saxophone for over 15 years and i like to teach beginners or intermidiate level students. I graduated with a Bachelor's of Arts in Music Business.
I stress patience and helping in anyway needed

About Sergio

Hi, there! My name is Sergio and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons for a few years and have loved helping my students play saxophone, DJ, and learn the basics of piano. I went to New Jersey City University and earned a degree in Music Business in 2018. I'm a patient and un

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Tanner *.
My son enjoyed his first lesson and is excited for the next. Serg explained the basics in a way that my 10 year old could understand. Looking forward to see what Serg can teach him in the future
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Cool experience and going well
Kavita P.
So far, I've loved all of my classes with Sergio. His teaching style with photography fits my needs perfectly.
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Nicholas L.

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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Nicholas L.

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When asked “why do I teach music,” the answer stems from two main reasons: (1) I want to prompt a lifelong love for music in the lives of students, and (2) I am self-motivated to learn more from the vastness of musical experiences. Music has the ability to reach a wide variety of people from different cultures, ideologies, religion, and nationalities. It is a uniquely human experience that can’t be limited to a single person or group and, personally, there is nothing that comes close to the extent of music’s reach. It is an essential part of humanity.

As for instruments, I offer lessons in Alto Saxophone only.

About Nicholas

Nicholas Lorenzo is a clarinetist and music educator born in Miami, Florida, and now situated in Greensboro, North Carolina. He is ecstatic to attend the University of North Carolina at Greensboro to study with Dr. Andy Hudson and Dr. Anthony Taylor, while being a member of the exceptional clarinet

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Sean H.

28 Reviews
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  • Awarded Louis Armstrong Jazz Award from Saint Augustine High School
  • Jazz Studies from San Diego State University
  • Teaching since 2012
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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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Eli R.
Had a few lessons with Sean so far and it's been great. Super knowledgeable, very patient and helpful; just an all around pleasant experience.
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Joshua
Sean is fantastic. An excellent, patient, and understanding teacher. 10/10 would recommend.

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"Ian is great. My 9 year old was very excited and is looking forward to his next lesson."
Emanuel
Took Saxophone lessons from Ian B.
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"Rob did such a great job teaching my son a Saxaphone lesson"
Kyle
Took Saxophone lessons from Rob S.
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"Excellent instructor. Highly knowledgeable in music theory and the mechanics of the instrument. I took lessons from Andy for many years. He always kept it challenging - never boring, pushed me to do more than i thought I could. Well worth the money. Can't go wrong with this one!"
Suzy
Took Saxophone lessons from Andy W.
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"Amazing and patient instructor. Wonderful with young musicians! Highly recommend."
Thomas
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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"Carl is a very good teacher. He's motivating and upbeat, also very patient. I'm really looking forward to learning a lot and having fun!"
Kaito
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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"Tammye is great with kids. My son really enjoys it!"
Jonathan
Took Saxophone lessons from Tammye D.
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"Michael is a great instructor. My son had the first lesson today and he loves it."
Jason
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Mr. Randall is really funny, and he explains your mistakes really clearly. He’s a really good teacher"
Cindy
Took Saxophone lessons from Randall K.
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"My son got continually got better over the coarse of his lesson."
Catharine
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"Great Teacher! Great experience. I have homework (yay!), and I am looking forward to returning."
Jo
Took Saxophone lessons from Sean H.
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