Saxophone Lessons in Sierra Madre, CA

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Fernando P.

6 Reviews
La Habra, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Fernando P.

6 Reviews
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Private Saxophone Teacher

All ages, all levels, various styles including: jazz, classical, commercial/contemporary music

About Fernando

Hello there! My name is Fernando, and I bring lots of profession playing and teaching experience to the table. I am an active musician in several local bands of various styles and genres, including jazz bands, Latin jazz bands, sax quartets, church groups, and musicals. I have played across sout

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Linda
We contacted him and he was making a suggestion to have my son go to his house and when I told him I didn’t like that suggestion as I specifically noted I needed at home tutoring he abruptly cancelled and said we weren’t a good fit.
Jonathan
Fist lesson went really good. I’m confident I’ll learn a lot from Fernando.
Evan, Brian, and Esperanza A.
Fernando, is a very good piano instructor, he has the patience that students need.
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Bill T.

39 Reviews
Santa Monica, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Theodore Presser Award from The Presser Foundation
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Bill T.

39 Reviews
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The saxophone can be one of the funnest instruments to play, no questions asked! In order to reach that point it's important to have certain things in order such as: sound production, breath support, musicality, and technique. In lessons use a variety of exercises and method/etude books, playing duets together, as well as listening and ear training to give my students a well rounded approach to the saxophone and music helping them to become the best musician they can be.

About Bill

Bill T. is a Broadway musician with over 20 years of teaching experience and as a performer. Bill currently leads his own group and is a member of several others ranging from big band to Ethiopian funk music. Bill enjoys working with students of all ages and abilities and specializes in teaching pr

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Janelle T.
Bill is a wonderful saxophone and clarinet teacher for my two sons. He's currently working with my older son to prepare for a clarinet audition. The process of preparing for the audition showed me some important qualities about Bill: 1) he goes above and beyond for his students (e.g. he recorded my son's solo piece in various tempos to help with practice); 2) he's flexible in making time for his students based on their needs; and 3) he's supportive and likable. My younger son, who took 4 saxophone lessons from Bill, mentioned Bill as one of the reasons for picking the instrument for band next year. I highly recommend Bill.
Mark W.
When we were searching for the right clarinet teacher, it was important to find not just a teacher, but a professional musician. Bill was the right guy for the job.

My daughter Lili had been playing for four years and Bill stepped in with techniques that really took her musicianship to the next level. He is patient, organized and, per Lili, "A dope dude."

Bill has helped Lili with music that she is working on for marching and concert band at school while creating customized warm ups specifically for her. During the pandemic he has been flexible with his schedule, generous with his time and has kept Lili motivated in her music and on track while her school bands have had a hard time playing together.

He is a pro who is communicative, responsive, and punctual for all of the lessons.

I highly recommend Bill as a teacher. He and his band put on a pretty good show as well!
Franck
Bill is the real deal! The reviews were dead on. Bill is a superstar instructor. He is energetic, engaging, and an amazing teacher who knows the instrument. You will make great progress. I highly recommend him!

Rick R.

17 Reviews
Burbank, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Masters of Music MM from University of Akron
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Rick R.

17 Reviews
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Experienced Sax Teacher of 30 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students progress quickly in the direction they want to go. I specialize in rock, blues and jazz, and I use my own method for teaching which takes 10% of the usual time of most methods. I have a video that demonstrates that.

About Rick

I’ve always loved teaching from a young age; finding new ways to break down complex ideas and techniques and making it fun and easy is something that gives me a lot of satisfaction. If you want to play your favorite songs on saxophone, I can save you years of frustration and slow progress. At t

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Bobby
Rick was professional, intuitive, and taught what I needed to learn, and NOT some preplanned generic lesson. I highly recommend him and I rarely recommend anything.
Ken C.
Rick really helps me understanding the concept of the saxophone.
Ken
Rick is my best music teacher I had so far!!!

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Taylor S.

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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Music Education from Grand View University
  • Teaches Beginner
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Taylor S.

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Experienced in bassoon and clarinet as well as other band instruments. Beginning band to high school students welcome. Focus on long tone exercises, scales, articulation, and more. Lessons are customized and student led. Students will learn about rhythm, melody, form, and other musical skills as well as instrument skills.

About Taylor

Hi! My name is Taylor Suntken. I am a current music education major graduating in the fall from Grand View University. My primary instrument is bassoon. I have played bassoon for 9 years and have experience in making reeds. My secondary instruments are clarinet and trombone which I have played on

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Ivan C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ivan C.

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What I value the most as a teacher is figuring out what the student is most interested in and creating a learning experience centered around their goals. I can teach beginning players to advanced players. I am well versed in both the classical and jazz/comercial styles of the instrument.

About Ivan

I am a saxophonist and composer who has been an active musician in the Twin Cities area for 8 years. I graduated in 2021 from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire with a degree in music performance. I love all types of music, especially anything involving improvisation. For advanced studies, My p

Dave L.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Teacher of the Year - Nominee from Gamble Rogers Middle School - St. Augustine, FL
  • Bachelor of Music Education w/specialization in Instrumental Music from University of Central Florida
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Dave L.

16 Reviews
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Online Saxophone Teacher

All levels of saxophone instruction. Beginning through advance techniques - Classical and popular music genres. Improvisational techniques, etc.

About Dave

Teaching Experience: Private Lessons - 20+ years Public School - 4 years Primary Instruments taught: piano, woodwinds Masters Degree in TV/Film Music Orchestration - 2019 University of Chichester, United Kingdom Bachelor's Degree in Music Education - 2001 University of Central Flori

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Janice Z.
Very patient with this senior citizen. Looking forward to my next lesson.
Matt
David is a great instructor. He can hear what you are doing wrong and tell you how to correct. I am learning Saxophone much faster than I thought possible.
Mark M.
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.

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Sierra Madre, CA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Sierra Madre is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $130 per hour.
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"Patient and encouraging, Matt is able to teach to every student's level and interest. As a student, I have benefitted from his creativity and wealth of music knowledge (music theory and instrument lessons)."
Abbe
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"quick and easy... Best teacher"
William
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric P.
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"I'm just starting but already very excited to continue with Gleb."
Ed Manzi
Took Saxophone lessons from Gleb V.
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"So positive and upbeat. Always just wants to get you playing and will help you get there in a fun way that will translate to skills you can take to the real world of music."
Felicia
Took Saxophone lessons from Schroeder S.
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"Very professional and thorough!"
Dana
Took Saxophone lessons from Joseph M.
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"Gleb is an absolute please to learn from! He understands his students and patiently brings them to meet their fullest potential. He has a wonderful personality and fun approach to ensure that his students keep the enjoyment playing their selected instrument."
Naf
Took Saxophone lessons from Gleb V.
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"A really talented teacher!"
Bear
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"We have had ongoing lessons with Josh for about a year and we are still very pleased. Easy-going demeanor, very positive with his feedback yet still gets his point across when my son is not doing something correctly. He is teaching him not just how to play the music but also how to improve his style and structure of play. We picked a good one!"
Carrie
Took Saxophone lessons from Josh G.
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"I very highly recommend Bill! A few months ago I could struggle through a few scales but with Bill's teaching I'm now playing funk songs live in front of 50 people with a friend's band. Bill's lessons are not only useful, but also fun and energetic. I've had a number of saxophone teachers in the past and Bill is by far the best."
Athan
Took Saxophone lessons from Bill T.
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"Kim is a pleasure to work with. My 10 year old looks forward to seeing her each week for her saxophone lesson."
Mary VOID
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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