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Leslie K.

34 Reviews
Aurora, CO
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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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,

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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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I enjoyed the lesson and got useful advice
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J.J. M.

Henderson, CO
Starting at $44
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music from Washington State University
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J.J. M.

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Not only do I know how to play all instruments in the clarinet family, but I repaired them for 21 years, so I know the technical side of how the instrument really works, and can quickly diagnose whether an issue is with the player or with the instrument. This is something I am passionate about - having a properly working instrument. I can even offer discounted repairs if the student is within shipping or driving range.

Besides that, I believe making music should be fun! I will choose much of the music with the student so not only is the fun factor going to be high, but the learning factor will be high as well. We will set goals periodically, and as they are met set new ones.

About J.J.

My name is JJ and I love music! Music is not only what got me through the tough Jr High and High School years, it also got me through college and paved the way for all of my career moves ever since. Whether it was repairing instruments, teaching others how to repair instruments, or leading a worship

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Jacob S.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Jussi Bjorling - Piano Performance from Gustavus Adolphus College
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Jacob S.

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Knowledge and experience in alto saxophone.

About Jacob

Scroll down and check out my video introduction! I have my B.A. in music, currently pursuing Master of Arts in Music Composition, and I have been teaching lessons for 15 years. I am a professional Singer, Composer and Piano/Voice Teacher. I have coached students to the Voice and taught completely

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Alexandra
Everything went well until we decided to do in home classes. After we paId him upfront he canceled a couple of time then he rescheduled a virtual class where he never showed up, we texted him and 20 minutes later he sent a text letting us know he was too busy And couldn’t continue teaching my daughter. We asked for the refund which we haven’t received yet. He is a good teacher just very unprofessional. we didn’t lose that much money but he hurt my daughter since she looking forward to learn from him. I wouldn’t recommend him.
Nickson Severe
Great instructor.
Jonathan W.
Jacob does a really good job teaching saxophone lessons. He is very good with young kids.
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Tina D.

76 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Tina D.

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I've played saxophone for about 20 years. I enjoy teaching all levels of saxophone students! Saxophone is a fun and versatile instrument.

About Tina

Hello! I've been teaching private lessons for over 15 years. I was a high school music teacher & band director in the Philadelphia area for 7 years, and I now live in Miami, FL where I am working on a doctoral degree in music (conducting.) I also work as a freelance musician. I'm looking forward

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Guy D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Classical Saxophone BM from Manhattan School of Music
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Guy D.

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Experienced teacher of 5 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate/advanced saxophone students as well as beginner/intermediate flute and clarinet lessons. All ages welcome. Preparations for all levels of NYSSMA, auditions, or just striving to improve!

About Guy

I am a performing classical saxophonist and reed doubler from Long Island, New York. I graduated from the Manhattan School of Music with a Bachelors of Music. I have performed with numerous groups such as the New York Wind Orchestra, the Atlantic Winds Symphony, and as a featured soloist with the Ma

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Bill T.

41 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks
  • Bachelors of Music, Jazz Studies from Purchase College Conservatory of Music
  • Awarded Theodore Presser Award from The Presser Foundation
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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 pra

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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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"Patient, knowledgeable and professional. Glad I found her."
Kaz
Took Saxophone lessons from Natsuki S.
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"Fantastic first lesson"
Dave
Took Saxophone lessons from Rob S.
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"I am a beginner with Alto Sax. I took my first class with Kendra and was blown away by her knowledge and professionalism. She is extremely patient and I could immediately tell that she wanted me to succeed during our interaction...I'm definitely looking forward to taking more classes with her in the future. I definitely recommend...first impressions are ever-lasting..."
Trent
Took Saxophone lessons from Kendra E.
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"Great saxophone instructor, couldn’t have asked for better."
Seth
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"Lonze is fantastic. My son is excited for his lesson and has really improved! I would highly recommend Lonze."
shana
Took Saxophone lessons from Lonze R.
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"Very knowledgeable and passionate about teaching. Provided tips and tricks that I've not seen nor heard elsewhere. These tips immediately improved my tone production. Only downside was our video kept blurring whereas it was extremely difficult to see some fingering and such that he was demonstrating. Problem my have been on my end but don't know. Looking forward to our next lesson."
Henry
Took Saxophone lessons from Randall K.
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"very good experience thank you"
Carlos
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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"First time doing online lessons. Lisa made it very easy. She is very upbeat and makes lessons enjoyable."
William
Took Saxophone lessons from Lisa N.
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"ryan my son (11) thinks Frixos is an awesome teacher."
Jonathan
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"I've known Kevin for many years. He is passionate about music. Especially playing the sax. He would be an excellent teacher for beginning students of any age. His positive attitude and easy going personality would make working with him a joy."
Steve
Took Saxophone lessons from Kevin D.
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