Saxophone Lessons in Van Nuys, CA

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David W.

Glendale, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Jazz Saxophone from Oberlin Conservatory
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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David W.

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Able to teach all levels of students, including professional level saxophonists interested in learning to improvise.

About David

I am a professional multi-instrumentalist living in Los Angeles, performing, teaching, and recording regularly on saxophone, flute, clarinet, and trumpet.  I graduated from Oberlin Conservatory in 2011 with a Bachelor of Music in Saxophone Performance.  Since graduating from Oberlin, I have had the

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Kalvin
David was very patient and flexible with my son. I'd originally ordered clarinet lessons before COVID struck. By the time I managed to get my act together and schedule the lessons, my son had moved on to the piano and David was willing to still work with him. My son loved the lesson and it was great to hear how excited he was about the learning!
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Dr. Kimberly K.

28 Reviews
Sylmar, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) from University of California, San Diego
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Dr. Kimberly K.

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Want to learn to play the alto saxophone? Let me help you! I have more than 20 years of teaching experience. I teach age 5 to 99!

About Dr. Kimberly

Kimberly was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona. After starting the flute and piano at the age of 8, she knew she had found something she loved and wanted in her life forever. At age 12, she added the saxophone and clarinet to her repertoire of instruments. After completing her Bachelors degree in

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Navin B.
Today's class was out of the world! My teacher taught me a part of the song called "Type rope"!
Elyse R.
Dr Kimberly is an absolutely fantastic instructor. My son was brand new to the saxaphone and she was incredibly patient and encouraging. One of the things we really loved was her trying to find theme songs to my sons favorite TV shows so he would have something familiar and fun to play.
Nicholas
I cannot share any details because I was working during this freaking pandemic while my child was taking this lesson so I have no idea how it went, but my child seemed happy, is enthusiastic about the clarinet, and said his teacher was nice, so five stars from me!
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Thomas K.

31 Reviews
Glendale, CA
Starting at $32
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.M. Composition from George Mason University
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Thomas K.

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Strong instrumental playing begins with a solid understanding of the fundamentals of music and the simple act of making a sound from the instrument. Students learn to play music by ear first, and are later introduced to music notation. More advanced lessons emphasize sight-reading, expression, and improvisation.

A woodwind player since age 10, Thomas has experience as a performer and teacher. His previous education has included methodology classes on teaching specific instruments, and he is available to teach intermediate and beginning saxophone lessons.

About Thomas

Piano, woodwinds, trumpet, composition Chords, sight-reading, theory, jazz, classical, and pop No one ever regrets learning an instrument… yet many grow old wishing they had taken music lessons! A talent they’ll be able to develop their entire life, your children will thank you for giving them

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Estefania
So incredibly patient and knowledgeable!
Eric D.
The first lesson was successful. My particular background in piano is unique, and my needs are atypical as well. I thought Thomas assessed my abilities, lack of abilities, and goals well and quickly. He started me on a different perspective on looking at music (reading the staff) that seems very helpful. I'm encouraged.
Armen T.
Excellent teacher!

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Max S.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Master of Music, Saxophone Performance from The Hartt School at the University of Hartford
  • Awarded Grand Prize from International chamber music ensemble competition
  • Teaching since 2006
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Max S.

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Whether you're picking up a saxophone for the first time or looking to reach the next level, I can help you achieve your goals!

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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Luis Acuna
Glad we reached out to Max. His practical approach to teaching the instrument to my 11-year old boy, who is just starting middle school, was effective. Max made it engaging and fun for my son. Thank you Max.
Gene
Max can teach an old dog new tricks. As an experienced amateur I have accrued a lot of bad playing habits. Max has been patient, supportive and creative in helping me overcome these. After a lesson I look forward to practicing and playing.
Cameron
Max is a fantastic teacher and I've felt myself greatly improve over the past few months. He helped me feel confident with my college auditions.

Melanie B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Jazz/Commercial Performance from Towson University
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Advanced
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Melanie B.

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I have been teaching saxophone for 2 years and specialize in beginner to intermediate training. I am a commercial funk Saxophonist that plays in an actual e funk group called Joe Keyes and The Late Bloomer Band. I graduated from Towson University with a degree in jazz/comercial performance on the saxophone, and am currently enrolled in Howard University's jazz studies program. I believe that each student learns differently and different approaches should be explored when learning an new instrument. I make it a priority to learn my students musical interests and goals so that I may help them achieve success in their music journey. I like to make things informative and interesting and I hope to develop and cultivate my students creativity as well.

About Melanie

Hello! My name is Melanie and I am very excited to start teaching you to play saxophone. You've chosen to play on of the most popular instruments, why? Because saxophone ROCKS! I specialize in beginner and intermediate saxophone basics as well as jazz fundamentals. I am a funk Saxophonist primar

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Ana N.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • D.M. Clarinet Performance from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
  • Awarded Earl Hines Outstanding Soloist Award from Wynton Marsalis
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Ana N.

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Hello and welcome to my studio! I am a clarinetist, saxophonist, composer and arranger known for my multi-genre diversity in both classical and jazz styles. I have over 7 years of teaching all ages and levels of students in piano, violin, voice, clarinet, saxophone, and music theory.

Each lesson is catered to your specific goals and needs, whether you're a beginner or a serious student seeking a career path in music. Let's make music together!

About Ana

I am a professional musician and educator fluent in classical, jazz, Latin jazz, R&B, and pop styles. Currently residing in the Bloomington IN area, I have performed with a variety of groups across the Midwest including Michael Spiro's Descarga 5, the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic, and the Buselli

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James
I really enjoy taking saxophone lessons with Ana. She is extremely knowledgeable in topics related to saxophone, jazz, and improvisation. Her lessons are very organized, intellectually stimulating, and she provides just the right amount of structure while allowing me the space to develop my own creative ideas. I highly recommend taking a lesson with her. You’ll thank me later!
Christine
I have played clarinet for 5 years now and am working on music for solo pieces and band class. Ana gives me lots of material to work on and I am feeling more confident about my playing!
Amanda D.
I'm a classically-trained flutist and have been taking Jazz improv and theory lessons with Ana for four months. I have learned so much from her - she has opened my eyes to jazz and made it fun and approachable. The lessons have given me a deeper appreciation when listening to jazz, improved my listening skills, and made me a better player. I never thought I would be able to do improv, and after a few weeks of lessons it came very easily to me. I highly recommend Ana to anyone who wants to learn jazz improv, regardless of what instrument they play!

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Van Nuys, CA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Van Nuys 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 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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"Matt is a great teacher. He's flexible with hours, personable, and most importantly a good teacher. I've learned a lot of more theory and how to play more musically as a result. His jam session also offers a nice opportunity for students to showcase their skills"
Noah
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Awesome lesson. Am improving"
Melissa
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Frixos is a great instructor and a musician. It took me a while to find him. I think I've listen to every instuctor's video on this site before I made my choice. What made me chose him, as my teacher, was his passionate and creative style of playing. I believe a sax sound without emotion is a waste of this instrument. Unfortunately, very many musicians have a great technique but their music doesn't have an emotional/passionate story behind it. Well, Frixos had that and it helped me make my decision. As an instructor, he goes an extra mile to make sure I have all the support I need and beyond. He is thorough, responsible, and so much fun to work with!!! What he charges for the quality of service he provides is a "joke". So my recommendation to those who look for a teacher: take this great opportunity, let HIM teach you, and you won't regret!!! :)
P.S. I have no doubts that for as long as he is my instructor, I WILL learn how to play and be very good at it!
-Nataliya"
Nataliya
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"It seemed like a great first lesson. My son was comfortable and got directly to learning. We are confident that Mr. West will have him caught up with the rest of the 7th grade band in no time!"
Sam
Took Saxophone lessons from Thomas W.
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"Excellent

My son Nicholas, 10 yrs old, has been taking saxophone lessons with Imraan for about a month. Searching for a young motivated teacher who is up to date with todays music is very difficult. My fear was for Nicholas to get discouraged in his saxophone playing and music with a non motivated instructor.
Imraan has been the perfect match for Nick. He is not only an excellent saxophone player but a great instructor. He motivates my son with his saxophone playing, has patients with his teachings and with kids, is up to date with todays music and most important, my son cant wait for his next lesson.

Imraan, Im glad we met you and look forward to hearing my son play in concert with you someday."
Livia
Took Saxophone lessons from Imraan K.
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"Outstanding teacher

Sean has been a fantastic sax instructor; very knowledgeable, fun to hang around with, soulful and passionate about the instrument.
He's very patient, and willing to adjust his teaching plan and style to accommodate his students' personal likes, strengths, and weaknesses.
Strongly recommend."
Charles
Took Saxophone lessons from Sean H.
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"Mike is great with my high school student. My son loves to attend his lessons and always gets a lot out of it. Mike is helping him get back to the fundamentals he really needs to perfect in order to grow his saxophone skills."
Lynaia
Took Saxophone lessons from Mike P.
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"learning to do solos. very cool and good teacher"
Melissa
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"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."
Manuel
Took Saxophone lessons from Sara B.
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