Saxophone Lessons in Scotts Valley, CA

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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
Sunnyvale, CA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Bachelors of Music Education with Honors from New Mexico State University
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Jesse M.

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Learn about rhythm, melody, harmony, and dynamics, and how they apply to the saxophone. Explore the range of your instrument through various scales. Build solid skills through understanding the mechanics of how your body and instrument work together.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students for bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partner Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.
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Sergio M.

37 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • 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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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.
Lucy
I like Sergio because he is very laid back and super funny. He fits incredibly well with my learning style and pace and I always enjoy our lessons. I was immediately able to pick up things I had previously struggled with upon taking his classes and have really enjoyed myself. Overall, I would absolutely recommend Sergio to anyone looking to start playing saxophone.
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Dr. Nick S.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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Dr. Nick S.

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Learn your way with an instructor who puts student needs first. I have a Doctor of Music Arts degree in Saxophone Performance and 7 years of teaching experience working with beginners in 5th/6th grade through college music majors. As a performer, I play classical recitals, big band swing dance gigs, festivals, and more. As a teacher, I focus on what the student wants to learn - anything from basic foundation skills; scales and technique; theory; improvisation; and relevant repertoire. I place an emphasis on relaxation and removal of tension from the body which will dramatically improve the student's playing abilities.

About Dr. Nick

Hello! If you would like to learn music, challenge your abilities, and express yourself by connecting with your inner artist, I can be your guide. If you want to get over the anxiety of playing music in front of others, I can help you transform that tension into confidence. Dr. Nick S. is a nativ

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Dr Nick seemed very patient and attentive. I am happy with the price and service.
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Andre
Nick is very methodical with lots of patience!
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E J H.

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Starting at $45
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 11 to 50
  • Teaching since 1989
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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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Becca S.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, French
  • General Music from California State University Chico
  • 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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Ramon L.
steady and patient.
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Joy M.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks
  • Awarded Best Saxophonist in the State of Georgia from The State of Georgia
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joy M.

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I've played sax for 19 years. I specialize in teaching improv and 'jamming' skills. The joy of music is found when you allow yourself to have fun and play from your spirit instead of your logical mind. I can assist with helping you get in the “zone”. 🎷

About Joy

Jazz Saxophonist and Singer with the gift of bringing the best out of students. I make learning fun & easy. I can help you discover your true sound and voice. I’m proficient in jazz, free jazz, soul, funk, reggae, dub, drum n bass, house, and world music. You'll be improving in not time ; )

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Max L.
Joy is a warm and patient teacher who can assess the appropriate pace for a new student to learn at. She's also a wonderful musician herself. Will definitely be back for more lessons!

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Scotts Valley, CA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Scotts Valley 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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"I've gone through internet video instruction, tutorials, and different instructors and I have to say with 100% confidence that learning with Matt has been the most rewarding experience among the bunch!!"
Nick
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Despite the covid and the distance, the courses are online. Alain is very pedagogical and patient (I'm blond and not so young), and of course a very good saxophonist. I highly recommend him.
With Alain you will progress quickly."
Sonja
Took Saxophone lessons from Alain M.
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"Fabulous. My son loved his lessons with Carl. Highly recommend!!"
Ann
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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"My son likes the class and show me what he learns in the lesson."
Jimmy
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"Schroeder is a breath of fresh air when it comes to teaching. He makes want learn more about music in general and the saxophone in particular."
Leo
Took Saxophone lessons from Schroeder S.
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"My son is very happy."
Steve
Took Saxophone lessons from Ian B.
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"I didn't know what to expect. Linda was fantastic. I'm a beginner sax player and she worked with me to get my sounds correct. She has the right attitude for a teacher and I felt good after my lesson. I'm looking forward to my next lessons"
Dale
Took Saxophone lessons from Linda C.
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"It was just my first lesson but I am very pleased."
Manuel
Took Saxophone lessons from Shannon S.
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"Awesome experience and looking forward for next lesson!"
Ibraham
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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"Excellent teacher. Covered a lot in the first lesson."
ping
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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