Saxophone Lessons in Stanford, CA

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Linda C.

22 Reviews
Campbell, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches Beginner
  • BA in Music + Teaching credential from Humboldt State University
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Linda C.

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I have been a public school music teacher for 30+ years. I am an optimistic, enthusiastic person, who will help you learn music reading in addition to music playing. I started on piano as a young child, and studied clarinet from elementary school through college, where I focused on french horn. I h

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Steven
My son has loved taking lessons with Linda. She is setting just the right pace with him. She is flexible given his strengths and weaknesses. He was genuinely disappointed when I told him he couldn't go to lessons this week because of a family commitment. Can't recommend highly enough!
Janet P.
very comfortable and satisfying first lesson.
JoAnn C.
Linda was great! As an adult beginner with the cello she made the lesson enjoyable and easy to follow. She adjusted quickly for where I knew a little and where I knew nothing. Highly recommend her!
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Ley M.

2 Reviews
Union City, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Ukranian, Russian
  • BA in Music from Pedagogue Institute
  • Teaching since 1970
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Ley M.

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My lessons are a balance of fun and focus

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I have great passion for music, have been involved in music since childhood. I love the teaching process and have been dreaming of teaching music since I was 10 years old.

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Charles
Mr. Malchik is simply an outstanding, excellent teacher. Not only is he knowledgeable in music performance and theory, he is also joyful, enthusiastic and patient with my child. The many things my child has learned include, but are not limited to, how to read treble and bass clef, proper sitting and body posture, left and right hand finger techniques for scales and arpeggios, and how to play chords. Along with this training, he also encourages my child to have creative freedom - to enjoy music by playing songs she has either composed herself or heard outside of lessons.
Kim
It is my great pleasure to recommend Mr. Ley M. to you as a music teacher to your child. I am writing as a parent of a son who has benefited from Mr. Ley M.’s phenomenal instructional ability for the Elementary School Music Program in Newark, California, as well as in private music lessons.
Mr. Ley M. is passionate about music. His love for the art is evident in his enthusiastic and energetic teaching techniques. As the music teacher for the Elementary School Music Program with the Newark Unified School District, Mr. Ley M. is exceedingly patient with all students, encourages them, and coaxes the very best effort from each and every child.
We were very fortunate that Mr. Ley M. was able to provide private tutoring for my son beyond the after school music program. My son has made tremendous progress in learning to play the clarinet. Mr. Ley M. has given my child a strong musical foundation-learning the correct embouchure and fingering techniques to play the clarinet, increasing proficiency in reading notes, timing, and hearing pitch.
Although Mr. Ley M. is one of the best music teacher in the area, his prices are extremely reasonable. In my opinion, he is worth every penny he charges and I certainly believe I have received excellent services for my money. I am tremendously grateful to Mr. Ley M. for everything he has taught my son and the joy of my son’s music playing has brought to our family.
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Robin L.

14 Reviews
Milpitas, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2015
  • B.S. Music Education (K-12) from Roberts Wesleyan College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Robin L.

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Saxophone is my primary instrument and the one I am the most excited about. I've been teaching saxophone for a year and my students have gone on to perform in area-all-state competitions and concerts in the NY area. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to play a few folk songs and as time goes on you'll be able to read treble clef. I specialize in classical, typically use Tune-A-Day or Jump Right In books, and have the following tools available for your lessons: metronome, and laptop. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Robin

Hi, there! My name is Robin L. and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2014 and have loved helping my students learn to play their band instrument for solo competitions, or just for fun! I have a Masters degree in saxophone performance from San Jose State and went to

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Lessa H.
Our daughter really likes her. She's patient and eager to help Lessa learn and catch up to her grade level.
Ignacio B.
Robin is wonderful!
Reed
Robin was early to our first lesson. She worked with my son easily, he felt comfortable with her. She helped him with his fingering and gave tips for the difficult notes. We look forward to working with her for the next month.

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Keith D.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded National Scholarship from Corporación Amigos del Teatro Municipal
  • Master of Music in Jazz Studies from University of North Texas
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Keith D.

3 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 who has worked for the evening music program of the University of Chile as a saxophone instructor and ensemble coach. During my studies at UNT I also served as a teaching assistant for the Jazz Arranging class and as a grader for Music Theory. A

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Austin
Keith Daniels is an exceptional educator, arranger, and composer. During our shared time at the University of North Texas (UNT), I had the pleasure of not only being a student of his but also playing some of his awesome originals and arrangements.

Keith uses a structured approach that gave me a very solid foundation as a composer/arranger. He starts from the basics of harmony/instrumentation and progresses all the way to advanced orchestration and intricate harmony writing. His music notation software of choice is Sibelius, but I used Musescore when studying from him and I was able to learn everything he taught just fine.

One thing I like about him is that he can work at your pace. When I was studying with him, I was in a class with three other students. We were all at different skill levels, but he was able to help all of us progress at our own rate, giving us specific individual feedback depending on our skill. On top of that, he is bilingual in both Spanish and English.

I highly recommend Keith to anyone trying to improve their Jazz composition and arranging! He will seriously help you out big time just like he did for me.
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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Sara B.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor of Music from University of Wisconsin-Superior
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2015
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Sara B.

5 Reviews
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We will be focusing on basic saxophone techniques as well as developing strong, beautiful tone.

About Sara

Hi, there! My name is Sara and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching clarinet lessons off and on since 2010 and have loved helping my students learn correct technique, train their ears, and develop a rich tone. I went to the University of Wisconsin-Superior and earned a degree in Music in 20

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Manuel
Sarah was kind and very patient with me while I worked on technique. She is an excellent instructor for a beginner, and I would highly recommend her.
Seth
Sara is great. She's been teaching my son who is a beginner and she is kind and patient and helps him with his technique. He likes her and has noticeably improved since he started.
Molly
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Minute we met her!

Miguel R.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $37
  • Jazz Performance - Saxophone from Manhattan School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Miguel R.

8 Reviews
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Experienced teacher of 6 years with over 14 years of playing experience. My background is in jazz performance and music education. I know how to get results while having a good time! I strive to put the FUN back in fundamentals and always make music the joyful experience that it should be. I can help you excel in performing, ear training, sight reading, harmony, composition, improvisation and any other general musicianship skills you would like to acquire!

About Miguel

I am a professional saxophonist and recording artist with 15 years of playing experience. I studied Jazz Saxophone at the Manhattan School of Music and then William Paterson University, where I graduated with a Bachelors degree. I received a Master of Science Degree in Music Education from Towson U

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Jay B.
Miguel was always patient, encouraging, and helpful with lessons and learning.
Scott
Miguel is such a great music/piano teacher! He is super nice, personable, and patient. He really know his stuff. I would recommend him to anyone.
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The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Stanford is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $109 per hour.
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"He thought me how to have better smoother air and how to tongue, plus a better fingering for a sharp."
Jennifer
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"I am saxophone player at an intermediate to advanced level and Rick’s lessons helped my sound and improvisation tremendously in a very short amount of time. What really sets Rick apart is that his method is unlike any other teacher I've studied with I highly recommend it to anyone wanting to learn how to improvise better. Let me start from the beginning.
I’ve been playing music for the past 15 years. I’ve taken lessons in drums, clarinet, and piano, while self-teaching myself piano, guitar, and bass guitar. Through the years though, I always had a desire to learn the saxophone. Never truly playing a solo instrument with jazz improvisation at its core, I started my quest for a teacher who could teach me how to improvise. I bounced around several local music shops and music conservatories, looking for a teacher that could unlock the mystery of improvisation, but I was subjected to hours upon hours of method books without ever actually being given the chance to start improvising over jazz standards. Of course, the basics are essential when improvising, but I always found myself over thinking things. I took a break for a few months, but when I was approached by my family to play saxophone for my grandparent’s 50th anniversary celebration of over 200 people, I decided that I needed to find a teacher who actually adjusted his lessons based on his student and their interests, rather than a cookie cutter lesson progression. During the first few lessons with Rick, he said that instead of focusing on the specific fingerings on the sax or the specific scales and notes I had to be playing, to really listen to the beauty of the music and just play what I hear in my head. Once I got comfortable and stopped thinking about what the “right” notes were, I stopped thinking and just played. A wall that I’ve tried to overcome for the past 5 years, was finally behind me after only a few lessons. After I got past my own thinking, Rick gave me very simple but effective methods to incorporate into my playing to create a more cohesive solo with stylistic tricks and motifs to really impress the crowd and love what you’re playing. I can without reservation, having studied with some of the top saxophone teachers/players in the Los Angeles/Orange County area, say that Rick changed my saxophone playing life and truly has the secrets to improvising on the saxophone. On top of that, even though he is a Grammy award winning artist, is one of the most humble people I’ve ever met. He is always so willing to impart knowledge from his immense amount of experience but never makes you feel like he is looking down on you or is frustrated with you. He teaches because he loves to do it, and to see his student’s eyes light up when they play their first improvised solo on saxophone, is the very reason he teaches so selflessly. That is what stood out the most to me."
Kevin
Took Saxophone lessons from Rick R.
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"Jordan is patient and very experienced, Cristian has enjoyed his lessons and looking forward to his next one."
Patricia
Took Saxophone lessons from Jordan M.
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"Josh has been great with my 8th grade son who is taking lessons to support his learning in school."
Ethan
Took Saxophone lessons from Josh G.
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"Can't go wrong with Ian ! Shoot for the stars!"
Ed
Took Saxophone lessons from Ian B.
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"He listens to me and teaches the way that I like. He seems like a good person as well. I recommend him for a saxophone teacher."
Keith Lee
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric C.
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"Just within 5 short lessons, my 10 year old son has greatly improved in playing the saxophone. Lisa was kind and patient with him, and I definitely plan to continue lessons."
Aaron
Took Saxophone lessons from Lisa B.
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"Tia is friendly, and extremely helpful as well as knowledgeable. We love that she can come to our house.
The people we've talked with to set this up were also helpful and courteous."
Laurel
Took Saxophone lessons from Tia N.
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"Great teacher! Smart, patient and friendly. Gives productive direction. Thank you!"
Kimberly
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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"Lauren has been giving my son saxophone lessons for over 4 years. She has been an excellent teacher always on time and available. He has progressed under her direction very well. Currently, she's teaching our daughter acoustic guitar and we've been very happy with her progress."
Scott and Marcia
Took Saxophone lessons from Lauren M.
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