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Leslie K.

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Aurora, CO
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • 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,

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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
  • Teaching since 2018
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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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John C.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1986
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John C.

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I play and teach alto, tenor and baritone saxophone. I focus on getting my students to play in tune and in time by working with tuners and metronomes. Duet playing is a key factor in this process.

About John

I have over thirty years of experience playing and teaching clarinet saxophone and flute. I work with digital tuners and metronomes every day to assure that students learn to play in tune and in time. I adjust and maintain all my instruments and can detect problems with instruments immediately. If a

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Jeff
John has huge knowledge about music and about jazz in particular,. He's a great player, and he knows how to break down skills and explain them in a way that's accessible. He's tailored lessons to my needs and level. I've made enormous progress since starting to study with him.
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Kevin G.

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Starting at $20
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kevin G.

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I’ve been teaching saxophone & clarinet for over 25 years of students of all ages. Beginners to seasoned players, I welcome everyone. I teach any style of playing that the student would like to learn.

About Kevin

Kevin G. is the assistant director of bands at Grand Valley High School located in Ashtabula, Ohio and also the instructor of saxophone and clarinet at Lakewood City Schools located in Lakewood, Ohio. In addition to the instructor of saxophone and clarinet at Olmsted Falls Middle School and Academy

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Jim
Kevin takes a easy going approach while teaching both of my children sax and clarinet. He makes lessons educational and fun at the same time.
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Michael W.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Michael W.

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I have been performing and competing on saxophone for over 16 years, and I have a degree from the University of Arizona in saxophone performance. My private lesson studio opened in 2012 and since then I have cultivated a deep passion for creating personalized lessons for motivated students. I teach all ages, all skill levels and all styles. I look forward to meeting you!

About Michael

I am a woodwind specialist with a degree in saxophone performance from the University of Arizona. I have been performing and competing since the fifth grade. Since arriving in Tucson in 2010, I have performed with dozens of groups, perhaps most notably the Tucson Symphony Orchestra. I play a variety

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Rebecca
Michael is an excellent teacher and he was so patient with my daughter (5th grade). She was way ahead of the other students in her class and he found additional music for her to learn so she wasn't bored.
Suzette
When my 11 year old son first began saxophone lessons with Michael Weiss, he was a true beginner but within 5 months, he was playing a song at a recital! Michael is patient and kind but firm in his direction and has instilled confidence in my son that he can play whatever songs he wants to play with focus and practice. Michael is flexible and adept at tailoring his lessons to the individual's needs. I highly recommend him.
Suzette
When my 11 year old son first began saxophone lessons with Michael Weiss, he was a true beginner but within 5 months, he was playing a song at a recital! Michael is patient and kind but firm in his direction and has instilled confidence in my son that he can play whatever songs he wants to play with focus and practice. Michael is flexible and adept at tailoring his lessons to the individual's needs. I highly recommend him.
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Shannon S.

79 Reviews
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Starting at $32
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Vivian Menees Nelson Music Award winner from Vivian Menees Nelson Foundation
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Shannon S.

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all levels through college/adult.

Affiliations:
American Association of University Professors
American Federation of Musicians
American Symphony Orchestra League
College Music Society
Houston Flute Club
International Double-Reed Society
International Clarinet Society
National Flute Association
North American Saxophone Alliance

About Shannon

AFFILIATIONS: Music: AAUP, AFM, ASOL/LAO, CMS, HFC, NFA, IDRS, ICS, NASA. Fitness: ISSA, NDETA, ASHI, USAT, LCT, BAM, HRTC. -------------- MUSIC (see fitness below): Shannon has numerous years experience teaching all skill levels on woodwinds, and beginning-intermediate piano & classical stri

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Johnathan
Shannon has worked with me for years, as my nutrition/fitness/strength trainer and my private music instructor! I love her! She is so patient, kind and knowledgeable. She cares and only wants to help me be better at everything I do! And she is always there to help even between sessions. She's all in!
Kayla
Sharon takes time to listen to you and cares about you as a person as much as a student.
She has been knowledgeable on any instrument I have done lessons on (flute, clarinet, alto sax, cello, and violin).
Sandra
Shannon has been my triathlon coach and conditioning trainer for 3 years and I couldn't be more pleased. My racing times continue to improve, as I continue to aim for longer races. I just completed my first Half Ironman (70.3 miles)! I have never been injured in her care. She really knows what she's doing.

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Juan
Took Saxophone lessons from Lorenzo D.
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"First lesson absolutely amazing. Lonze is very patient and explains things so well that you have the perfect understanding and vision of the skill he is teaching you. I walked away with some fundamental music theory, skill, and a challenge for our next session. I’m excited to practice and looking forward to reaching my goals with Lonze, thank you."
Tiffany
Took Saxophone lessons from Lonze R.
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"Excellent teacher! Explains things well and is very amenable to answering questions. A great experience. Looking forward to playing some jazz!"
Harriet
Took Saxophone lessons from Anthony L.
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"The pace you learn with matt is extraordinary. The lessons are very productive and entertaining. He is a great person and a wonderful teacher."
Mehmet Berk
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Lauren was great! She called a few days prior to the lesson to just get a little info on me and to set my fears/nervousness to rest. She started with the basics and taught at my speed. I am looking forward to our continued lessons. Could not have asked for a better instructor."
Geri
Took Saxophone lessons from Lauren M.
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"Eric shows concern for helping you work on where you want to go in my music journey"
Jeff
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric C.
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""Now that I'm studying with Mike, the efficiency of my practice time is way, way up."

Mike is the first coach who emphasizes "practice the hard parts". So much so that any time a note comes out either not in rhythm, not in pitch, or not a great sound, I have the confidence to stop and repeat the hard part until it's no longer hard. Even when learning to improvise, if the notes I pick on the sax don't match the ones I first heard in my head, I have the confidence to stop and really find those notes that my mind imagined. Eventually I'll be able to hit the ones I intend the first time. He also advocates to always know the purpose of any practicing you're doing---there's no more aimless noodling. Even when I'm jamming, there's a specific goal in mind.

The second thing I really get from Mike is that he expects me to know what notes I'm playing and what role they fill in the key. Formerly my method of improvising was to hunt and peck, occasionally hitting notes outside the key and finding a way to "work them back in". But now, if I'm riffing on the note F in the key of B-flat, Mike wants me to know that that's the 5 of the key. And to also know where the 3 and 7 are---like a home base where you know it's safe to play."
Jack
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"I am 11 and I like him because he teaches at the pace that is right for me. Supper fun guy love to have lessons with him recommend him to everyone."
Kelly
Took Saxophone lessons from Sergio M.
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"Great instructor. Knows how to work well with students of all levels."
Lee
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric P.
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"Eric's method is uniquely suited to the young aspiring jazz musician. His real life experiences as both a teacher and performer make this method practical and successful. Highly recommended."
Larry
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric P.
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