Saxophone Lessons in Solana Beach, CA

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Popular Saxophone Teachers in Solana Beach, CA

Ian T.

8 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 13 to 80
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Music from San Diego State University
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Ian T.

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I encourage all my students to enjoy exploring the sound of the saxophone and to find their voice on the instrument. Lessons include everything from reading and basic stylistic concepts, to improvisation, playing along with recordings of your favorite players, and transcription. I am a graduate of the University of North Texas Jazz Studies program and have over 15 years of teaching experience.

I am also very diligent in teaching sound production, embouchure, and tone. I specialize in prepping saxophonists for high school and college auditions. Many of my high school students have participated in San Diego Honor Band and San Diego Youth Symphony and received top honors. I also offer full-service recording services and can help guide you through the college audition process.

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About Ian

I've been teaching woodwinds (saxophone, flute, and clarinet) for the past 15 years and enjoy the one-on-one interaction with students of all ages. Music is one of the last professions that is truly learned through apprenticeship. Having a good private teacher is absolutely essential to your growth

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Peter H.
The Best Saxophone lesson I ever had with a Great Teacher, Thanks Ian
Gary
Ian is a great teacher. Very encouraging, skilled and helpful. I learned a lot in an hour and I think I have already improved. Can’t wait to practice what he taught me. And looking forward to next week.
Christine G.
Ian is kind and supportive. He's making sure I get good habits and technique from the start.

Kaitlyn T.

7 Reviews
Oceanside, CA
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Associates in Music from San Diego Miramar College
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Kaitlyn T.

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My students excel in everything they do because of the techniques we learn that incorporate skills to strengthen learning in subjects including: math, science, languages, reading, writing, creativity and many more life long skills. I challenge my students and encourage them to have fun most of all in pursuing their passions for music.

About Kaitlyn

I am a passionate educator. I own a music school in Oceanside, California. I received my music degree from Berklee College of Music. All of my students go on to be successful performers and learners in all fields. I have had students from the age of 3-85 years old. I am a professional performer and

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Rachel
Kaitlyn is exactly the right teacher for my 5th grade clarinet player.
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Evan
My 10 year old son really enjoyed the clarinet lesson. He learned a lot and thought she was very nice.

Anthony L.

18 Reviews
Carlsbad, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • 3 years Completed from Chicago Conservatory of Music
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Anthony L.

18 Reviews
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Classic Saxophone instruction taught to improve all aspects of performance from concert band to jazz improvisation. Concentration includes scales, arpeggios, reading, applied theory and playing with others

About Anthony

I was originally trained on Saxophone, Voice and basic piano skills at the Chicago Conservatory of Music. My professional experience has been working as a traveling house band for the Marriott Hotels as well as the Sheraton Hotels and the Ted Allen Agency in Chicago as well as numerous types of cla

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Harriet F.
Excellent teacher! Explains things well and is very amenable to answering questions. A great experience. Looking forward to playing some jazz!
Kelly
He has help build confidence thru positive reenforcement for my son.
Ann W.
I had a great first lesson with Anthony. He really paid attention to where I was and tried to understand how to teach me going forward. It was a very pleasant experience overall.

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Keith D.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Master of Music in Jazz Studies from University of North Texas
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Keith D.

2 Reviews
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Did you get your first saxophone and don't know where to start? Have you been playing for some time and want to audition for a music school? Do you just want to relax and play songs for your friends and family? You've come to the right place!
Our lessons will be tailored to your specific needs. We will focus on proper breath support, body posture, embochure and sound. We will also be looking at a repertoire suitable to your level and interests, and we might do some jazz improvisation if you want to learn that too. Just give it a try!

About Keith

I am a professional saxophone player and arranger. As a teacher, I have worked for the Extension Musical Program of the University of Chile as a private and group saxophone instructor, as well as an ensemble coach. Also, during my studies at UNT I worked as a teaching assistant for the Jazz Arrangi

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Yeeun Kim
He is a great teacher! I enjoy the lessons with him a lot because he is always passionate and answers every question I ask with easy explanations and examples. He is super knowledgeable and friendly. His musical knowledge and suggestions always surprise me.
Edgardo B.
I had Keith Daniels as an Arranging teacher for a year. He is passionate about teaching, treats his students in a pretty respectful way, and always aware of the student's progress. Keith besides being an impressive musician is such a great human being, honest, patient, pretty open to new ideas, always on the vanguard of his topics, and a great listener who is always there to give you a hand in case you need it. I definitely recommend him, I've been growing with each session and changing my perspective of music in a positive way since I know him.
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Patrick D.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2013
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Patrick D.

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I center all of my teaching on music that my students are personally interested in. This means adjusting my teaching style and goals for each individual student. This is a key part in giving each student the high quality instruction they deserve from their music teacher.

Combining student interest with strong fundamentals in technique and theory, helps foster strong musicianship and self-reliance in my students. This set of skills sets students up for success, whatever their goals as musicians are. I have experience teaching students of all age and experience levels, and am always excited to teach new students!

About Patrick

Hi potential new student! My name is Patrick Daly and I teach instrumental music in Buffalo NY, and online via TakeLessons. I have received both my Bachelor's and Master's degree from SUNY Fredonia in Music Education, and music truly is my life! I love listening and performing music of all genres

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Andrea
Patrick was my student tutor during a semester at SUNY Fredonia when I was a member of the New Horizons Band. This is a group of senior citizens who love to create music on instruments. I play the euphonium and wanted to have some one-on-one instruction to increase my proficiency. Patrick was a perfect instructor for me. He was an excellent educator having lots of patience and great suggestions on how I could improve. In one semester - I feel that I made some headway in technique. I would highly recommend Patrick to anyone wishing some private instruction. He is full of music knowledge, is able to communicate well, and has a quick smile and wit !!!! Highly recommend!!!
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Dimitry C.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Italian, Russian, Ukrainian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 to 17
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Dimitry C.

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Online Saxophone Teacher

I've been teaching saxophone for 20 years and my students have gone on to the State level Band Auditions and won multiple times. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to make a decent sound, play scales, arpeggios and simple tunes, and as time goes on you'll be able to play popular tunes solo and with accompaniment of piano or band. I specialize in classical, jazz and klezmer style, typically use best published books, and have the renovated, quiet and spacious studio, music stands, audio equipment. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Dimitry

Specialties Music studio offering ONLINE and IN-STUDIO clarinet, saxophone, flute, trumpet and recorder lessons taught by the Principal Clarinetist of the Livingston Symphony Orchestra. Recent Student Auditions, Awards & Achievements: This year 5 of my students won Regional Band Audition

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Andrew K.
Excellent instructor!
Shao F.
Our 12-year old son has been learning clarinet from Mr. Dimitry for about a year now and we highly recommend him to prospective students for his deep music knowledge, rich clarinet performance experience and above all, just being a great clarinet teacher.

In a year's time with Mr. Dimitry, our son's progress has been very impressive. After our son started lessons with Mr. Dimitry, it quickly became apparent that Mr. Dimitry is a very experienced teacher for young musicians. He engages our son effectively to keep him interested in music and clarinet while at the same time sets high expectations for him. Our son always looks forward to clarinet lessons and also is motivated to practice pieces at home.

Mr. Dimitry not only teaches sound clarinet skills, but also emphasizes the importance of playing music the right way, that is to tell stories and express feelings through music rather than to play music like a technician. Although it is difficult for a young musician to fully appreciate this concept, it does go a long way in preparing him to become a really good musician in the long run.

Mr. Dimitry is very polite, pleasant and professional. We recommend him without any reservation.
Julia J.
My 7 year old son has been taking recorder lessons from Dimitry for almost 1 year now. Dimitry is very patient, encouraging, and enganging - considering that my son is on the younger side. Dimitry provides music instruction that is appropriate age and level wise, so my son feels accomplished and challenged at the same time.
We plan to continue with Dimitry and hopefully advance to the clarinet once his fingers can cover the clarinet holes and he has learned more music theory. My son looks forward to his music lessons. We are very pleased with his musical instruction.

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Solana Beach, CA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Solana Beach is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $113 per hour.
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"Super great, gave me tips and resources to practice at home and had a wonderful personality."
Leslie
Took Saxophone lessons from Sean H.
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""I learned many essential things in my first lesson." Tomas"
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Took Saxophone lessons from Lisa M.
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"A truly talented musician, composer, and person! Lisa's passion for music is envious and evident... and it shines every time she picks up an instrument or teaches someone!"
Lindsay
Took Saxophone lessons from Lisa N.
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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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"steben is a wonderful teacher. He is teaching me me alto sax in way that works for me as an adult student. I really enjoy my lessons and am eager to practice. I highly recommend Steven"
Michael
Took Saxophone lessons from Stephen Y.
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"Awesome lesson. Am improving"
Melissa
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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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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"Dave is a great teacher and I would recommend him to anyone who asks :)
He's flexible (in both scheduling and teaching) and adapts to whatever the student needs or wants."
Tali
Took Saxophone lessons from Dave S.
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"Mark is a fantastic instructor and Aaron enjoyed his first lesson very much!"
Aaron
Took Saxophone lessons from Mark L.
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"Maureen was very committed to helping and making sure my daughter was comfortable with all of the material. She also is very happy to help with opportunities and confidence in general, Maureen has been great for my family and we look forward to more lessons with her."
Allyson
Took Saxophone lessons from Maureen W.
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