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Fernando P.

6 Reviews
La Habra, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from California State University Fullerton
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Fernando P.

6 Reviews
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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.

Osvaldo G.

Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English and Spanish
  • Teaches students 8 to 70
  • Teaching since 2013
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Osvaldo G.

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I will make it a priority to get to know you on a personal level and to become familiar with your personal musical needs and goals. I have a warm personality, am extremely friendly, and will strive to get to know you.

I will show you the fundamentals of sight reading, technique and theory and can also incorporate your favourite songs into your lessons (if there's any in particular that you would like to learn).

About Osvaldo

Osvaldo U. Gonzalez is a music educator and clarinetist in the Greater Los Angeles area. He also performs and teaches saxophone and oboe. Especially devoted to music education, he has coached and instructed at Don Bosco Technical Institute, Glendale High School, Saturday Conservatory of Music, Corn

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Bill T.

39 Reviews
Santa Monica, CA
Starting at $50
  • Bachelors of Music, Jazz Studies from Purchase College Conservatory of Music
  • Awarded Theodore Presser Award from The Presser Foundation
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Bill T.

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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!

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Leslie K.

34 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA Music Performance from Adams State University
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Leslie K.

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While my degrees are in clarinet, I am also an accomplished saxophonist who has performed in ensembles throughout Colorado and Western Massachusetts, including jazz ensembles, musicals, and a professional saxophone quartet with performances at a regional North American Saxophone Alliance (NASA) Conference. I have experience ranging from helping students just learning their instrument all the way to students looking at All State or college auditions. My goal is to tailor lessons to meet each student's individual needs and interests, while still reinforcing good technique. Lessons will usually consist of doing a mix of different things such as: long tones, scales, etudes to improve technique and musicality, solos, duets, and Disney or jazz/pop tunes.

About Leslie

Leslie is a Denver based musician—clarinetist and teacher—who performs in solo and collaborative projects across the state while maintaining an active teaching studio. Leslie is in high demand as both a performer and teacher. Recent performances include solo performances is Denver and Stapleton, se

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Haylee
My granddaughter was so excited after her first lesson with Leslie. Her band teacher is also encouraged.
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Ellen
I enjoyed the lesson and got useful advice
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Gordon L.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Associate of Arts Degree from Mesabi Range Community College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Gordon L.

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About Gordon

Gordon L. began playing music at a very early age but didn't begin to learn the saxophone until he was in fifth grade. Gordon's interest in music grew when he began to work sound systems for bluegrass bands and eventually he started to experiment more with music. Soon after he would pick up g

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Craig
Good teacher nice guy who knows his profession
Alyssa K.
First lesson was great! Gordon easily and fluidly adjusted the pace by what I picked up and what challenged me. He's clearly extremely knowledgeable, but still able to talk to a beginner on a beginner's level
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Hunter H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2017
  • B.S. Music Industry from University of Southern California
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Hunter H.

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I have been playing alto saxophone (jazz and ensemble) for 13 years! The saxophone is one of the most beautiful sounding instruments and is worth the learn. I want to share my saxophone knowledge with those who are looking to take on a new hobby or relearn. It is important to not only know how the basics and fundamental keys to saxophone playing progress, but also understand the history behind the instrument as it will give the student much more appreciation for what he/she is learning. I am excited and cannot wait to meet you and teach!

About Hunter

Hey guys! My name is Hunter and I can't wait to teach you how to play alto saxophone! Our lessons will focus heavily on music theory, scales, history of the saxophone and music, and LOTS OF PLAYING! Can't wait to meet you!

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"Kevin is patient and enthusiastic about his music. He has an easygoing demeanor that is calming and allows him to connect with people wherever their comfort zone is."
Anthony
Took Saxophone lessons from Kevin D.
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"Matt is a knowledgeable and inspirational teacher! My son and daughter both take lessons with him weekly and, not only learn a lot, but enjoy their time with Matt is also personable and adapts his instruction based on each of my kids' learning styles."
Jessica
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"He is very enthusiastic and a great instructor. My son love his classes."
Matthew
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Sean is fantastic. An excellent, patient, and understanding teacher. 10/10 would recommend."
Joshua
Took Saxophone lessons from Sean H.
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Bruce
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"Dave is a very good teacher. I learned a lot from him about sound and improvisation. The lessons are always a lot of fun and inspiration."
Andrea
Took Saxophone lessons from Dave S.
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"Knowledgeable; flexible, adaptable and willing to meet the student where the student is at; friendly; patient; positive; reinforcing & encouraging; willing to answer any question at any time; actively provides adjunctive information and references."
Jim
Took Saxophone lessons from Leslie K.
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"Very good teacher for my son. He is patient knowledgeable and is able to keep a sometimes unfocused 11 year old, on the topic of learning the saxophone."
Bruce
Took Saxophone lessons from Bill T.
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"Dr. Stow was knowledgable in all aspects of the saxophone. As an undergrad there were struggles that all students go through, but Dr. Stow had exemplary answers whenever I needed them. He was an extremely relatable professor and always had several solutions to any playing inquiries I had. I would reccommend him as a private instructor."
Seth
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Nick S.
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"My daughter wanted some exposure to the instrument so she could continue with it on the side as she has a primary instrument already. John did a great job or arming her with the requisite knowledge to understand how to play. I would recommend him."
Lianna
Took Saxophone lessons from John S.
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