Saxophone Lessons in Santa Monica, CA

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Max S.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Max S.

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An experienced teacher who's an expert saxophonist can help you reach your goals. I bring an exhaustive knowledge of the saxophone and saxophone teaching practice to lessons. And I have experience teaching students of all ages and backgrounds. I'll help you get farther, faster on your saxophone journey.

About Max

While other instructors teach multiple instruments, my specialized knowledge of saxophone can get you farther, faster. I help students make quick and efficient progress in developing a strong sound concept, learning saxophone-specific techniques, making appropriate repertoire choices, setting smart

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awesome instructor saw great results in first lesson!
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Damien G.

45 Reviews
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  • Master of Music, Clarinet Performance from University of North Texas
  • Teaching since 1990
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Damien G.

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Damien G. received his Bachelor’s degree in Clarinet Performance from Loyola University New Orleans, his Master’s Degree from the University of North Texas, and is currently working on his DMA at the University of North Texas. As an undergrad at Loyola University, Damien toured as a clarinet soloist with the Loyola Chamber Orchestra in Yugoslavia, Hungary, and Vienna. He has been a member of the UNT Wind Symphony , under Eugene Corporan, and the UNT Orchestra, led by Anshel Brusilow. More recently, he has performed at two UNT concerto concerts as a soloist with the UNT chamber orchestra. Damien also has performed with the Contemporary Theater of Dallas along with other freelance activities in the DFW area. His teachers include: Mr. A. Crisanti,Dr. James Gillespie, Dr. John Scott, Steve Cohen, Daryl Coad, and John Reeks.

About Damien

Damien G. received his Bachelor’s degree in Clarinet Performance from Loyola University New Orleans, his Master’s Degree from the University of North Texas, and is currently working on his DMA at the University of North Texas. As an undergrad at Loyola University, Damien toured as a clarinet sol

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Andrew
great teacher!
Ramon L.
he reviews and cares in a broad way
Camille D.
Terrible. Only taught 30 minutes out of 60 minute sessions. On the 3 session I mentioned it and he said he didn’t think my son needed more than that even though we paid for it. Was so disrespectful!!!! Never again!!! Highly unprofessional when asked about why he cut the lessons short. Please don’t leave your kids with this instructor work paying attention. He will get over on you if he thinks you’re not involved.
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Carl W.

60 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from University of North Texas
  • 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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Dee
Carl is a wonderful instructor. I may get a little overzealous at times, but he’s always patient and he indulges my imagination of being Kenny Dee. :)
LaRon Archibald
GREAT INSTRUCTOR!!! Carl is very patient when teaching technique. I liked the approach he'd take to help me understand fingering and learning theory behind what I was doing. Just unfortunate covid 19 came and disrupted my in-home teachings.....I'd recommend him to anybody looking for an good instructor.
Dionna J.

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Max S.

18 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Master of Music, Saxophone Performance from The Hartt School at the University of Hartford
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Max S.

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An experienced teacher who's an expert saxophonist can help you reach your goals. I bring an exhaustive knowledge of the saxophone and saxophone teaching practice to lessons. And I have experience teaching students of all ages and backgrounds. I'll help you get farther, faster on your saxophone journey.

About Max

While other instructors teach multiple instruments, my specialized knowledge of saxophone can get you farther, faster. I help students make quick and efficient progress in developing a strong sound concept, learning saxophone-specific techniques, making appropriate repertoire choices, setting smart

Recent Reviews
Chinna
Larry C.
Thoroughly enjoyed the lesson with Max.
Daniel B.
awesome instructor saw great results in first lesson!
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Noah V.

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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Noah V.

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I have many unique experiences as a woodwind player and have a wide range of skills that I’m happy to pass onto my students! In particular, I believe that in order to perform it’s necessary to fully understand your instrument and I do not accept “pseudo-explanations” of what proper technique is or should be. I can help you learn anything you want about the saxophone by presenting information in a personal and easily digestible way!

About Noah

Noah Vece graduated from Kennesaw State University in 2011 and has been an active freelance musician in the Atlanta and New York area ever since. Noah studied saxophone, flute, and clarinet with renowned artists such as Sam Skelton, Dan Higgins, and Tony Carere among many others. His experience pla

Khara G.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2003
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Khara G.

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Interested in Saxophone Lessons, Music Theory & Composition (learning to read, write, and understand Music), Music Technology, Beginner Percussion/Drum Lessons, or personalized Drum Major/Marching Band Leadership Training? You've come to the right place!

Receive unique and fun Music lessons from a former HBCU Drum Major, Collegiate-trained Saxophonist, NAMM contest winning Music Educator & Music Ensemble Director, and former Interim Artistic Administrator of The Chicago Jazz Ensemble!

Students of all ages welcome! I look forward to hearing from you and finding out how I can best help you meet your goals!

About Khara

I am a professional Music Educator, Music Director, and Arts Administrator with over 25 yrs experience as a Saxophonist. I have a very long, successful, and diverse music background with many areas of expertise and training. Some of these areas include: Saxophone Performance and Instruction, Drumli

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Santa Monica, CA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Santa Monica is $68. 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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"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"
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Took Saxophone lessons from Matthew H.
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"Lonze was great… Very attentive to what I wanted to learn and patient with things I didn’t understand"
Chas
Took Saxophone lessons from Lonze R.
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"Jimi is a great instructor, very patient and teaches by encouraging his students to do better...I really enjoy seeing the progress of how my son is doing and I can't wait for his next phase..."
Ariel
Took Saxophone lessons from Jimi Z.
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"Sean has been a great teacher. He's extremely flexible in terms of scheduling, and exceptionally passionate about helping others improve. I've been playing pretty consistently for ~15 years and can still see progress after just the first few lessons with Sean."
Jon
Took Saxophone lessons from Sean H.
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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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"This is exactly what I was looking for: A comprehensive plan to take me where I want to be with no guess work.
Nick knows saxophone and how to teach/learn it. This is a teacher that you can trust with your time and money."
Eric
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Nick S.
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"Amber is nice. I can tell she has a lot of knowledge and i can tell she cares for her students.She is very easy to approach with questions or concerns. I cant wait for my next lesson"
Tyrese
Took Saxophone lessons from Amber W.
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"Gleb shares a wonderful energy and deep understanding of music with a practical, hands on style that makes you wish the lesson never ends! Looking forward to continuing!"
Naftoli
Took Saxophone lessons from Gleb V.
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"Another great lesson!"
Wyatt
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Lisa was very helpful and patient teaching me the basics of how to play. I definitely learned more than I expected."
John
Took Saxophone lessons from Lisa B.
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