Saxophone Lessons in Simsbury, CT

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James B.

New Britain, CT
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Concert Master from Western CT State College Wind Ensemble
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1975
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James B.

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Greetings! I teach all of the Band instruments...oboe,flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, drums, and also beginning piano; I have a Master's Degree in Music Education.
I have taught for 35 years in the public schools in CT, and I am certified!
I have also taught private lessons throughout my teaching career.
I hope to meet many of you soon!

About James

Hello! I am James and I have taught in the public schools in Connecticut for 35 years teaching all the Band instruments (flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, drums), and also piano. I have also taught beginning violin, viola, and cello. I have taught privately for many years and h

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Ashley E.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Awarded Outstanding Musician from Central High School Concert Band and Concert Choir
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Ashley E.

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I have been training on the saxophone for upwards of twelve years! I have been giving lessons since 2015, and I am qualified to teach beginner to advanced players. I've earned top chairs in my county, district, and state, and students of mine have gone on to do the same in their own ensembles! I have also played in select honors bands, such as the Great American Marching Band in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. I am a skilled teacher, having served as a middle school teacher's assistant and summer camp music instructor. My prices are competitive because I simply want to share the joy of music with you or your student!

What to expect when you take lessons with me:

-Flexible scheduling
-A judgement-free, creative environment!
-A free PDF of the saxophone fundamentals workbook with which I teach, as a supplement to personalized lesson-planning.

(CANCELLATION POLICY: I will do my best to reschedule lessons with students if I am notified at least 24 hours in advance. Otherwise, the ...

About Ashley

Hey, there! My name is Ashley, and I am a musician, comedian, actor, and French tutor based in New York City. I am a proud graduate of Fordham University at Lincoln Center. My style of teaching is very goal-driven, so that I can cater my skill set to my student's to engender a positive, stimulating

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Dalton M.
Ashley helped me pass my high school French midterms! She made the material super easy to understand (even the impossibly difficult conjugations), and gave me a ton of confidence in myself.
Laurie
Ashley was such a great help to me in my pursuit of acting! Her thoughtful yet kind approach made me feel at ease, and she taught me many helpful tools to improve my performance. I highly recommend you study with Ashley!
Cody R.
I have been thrilled with my lessons with Ashley! She is exceptionally skilled and makes me feel comfortable and encouraged. Acting can make one feel very vulnerable, so I appreciate that studying with Ashley has given me a safe space to grow and experiment with my craft.
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John S.

21 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Awarded Grant: Ensemble music for children from Fayette county, TN
  • Masters degree from University of Memphis
  • Teaches Beginner
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John S.

21 Reviews
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I teach beginning saxophone students basic note reading. Advanced students can learn theory and improvisation.

About John

I have been teaching young people and adults how to play musical instruments for over 20 years. A lot of my students are well on their way to a rewarding future with music, some as professionals and others as hobbyists. In addition to being a teacher, I am also a professional performer who has work

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Ramon L.
cool and homey.
Camille W.
My daughter had a few lessons with John thus far but he’s gotten her motivated and enjoying playing the piano again.
Lianna S.
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.

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Peter Q B.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish, English, Spansih
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Full Tuition Scholarship from Fondazione Siena Jazz
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Peter Q B.

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Saxophone is my main instrument and favorite to teach!

About Peter Q

I'm a multi-instrumentalist from the Northwest with lots of love for teaching people to groove. I got my bachelor's degree in music from Whitman College with an emphasis in Jazz Performance. I can teach anyone to rock, swing or get unreasonably funky. Lessons can be casual or serious and I'm down t

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Brenda N.
My first lesson was a lot of fun! Peter is great at helping you feel at ease and comfortable. I was extremely nervous and he was great with making me feel like I was right at home with a friend! I also appreciate that he is not rigid in his teaching techniques or format. He caters your lesson to what your learning desires are and is very good at recognizing your skill level (or lack of 😁). I also appreciate how encouraging he is. I’m super excited to continue on my Saxophone journey!
Owen
My child really enjoyed his first lesson with peter. Peter is a very talented musician and he made the lesson fun! My child seemed to learn a lot from just one lesson with peter and he enjoys practicing what he learned at home.
John G.
Peter is a great teacher. He finds what your level is and goes from there. Peter finds what kind of style of learning best fits you.
For me, when Peter is playing the drums or Piano after he has given me the structures/scales makes it very easy to learn. Very patient and encouraging. Ask yourself- Why aren’t YOU taking lessons with Peter?
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John P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1991
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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John P.

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I have over 30 years of experience teaching all ages and all styles of music to curious saxophonists who want to learn. I cater each person’s experience to their goals and likes.

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I have over 30 years of experience teaching saxophone lessons at all age ranges from beginner to graduate student and beyond.

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Brian T.

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Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Doctor of Musical Arts from University of Arizona
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Brian T.

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I have taught saxophone to beginning and advance students, from age 10 to college level students studying to be music educators as well as adults and every age. I also have 30 years experience teaching both privately and as a band director. I know the curriculum and techniques to help you efficiently and effectively reach your goals.

The most important element of becoming a musician is learning to play musically. As I lead my college students into a music profession, I remind them that I am primarily teaching them to be musicians who perform musically through their chosen instrument. This is what sets performs apart and I can help you become a better musician on saxophone, clarinet or any other instrument.

About Brian

Brian L. T is a graduate of the University of Arizona (1993) where he earned a Doctorate of Musical Arts degree in Saxophone Performance and a minor in Music Education. He also has Music Education degrees from Moorhead State University, Moorhead, Minnesota (M.S., 1990, B.S., 1986). He is a proud me

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Simsbury, CT

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Simsbury is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $130 per hour.
30 min
$41 average
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$55 average
60 min
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"Awesome lesson. Am improving"
Melissa
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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""I learned many essential things in my first lesson." Tomas"
Tomas
Took Saxophone lessons from Lisa B.
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"Despite the covid and the distance, the courses are online. Alain is very pedagogical and patient (I'm blond and not so young), and of course a very good saxophonist. I highly recommend him.
With Alain you will progress quickly."
Sonja
Took Saxophone lessons from Alain M.
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"Dr. Wen was the best professor and lesson instructor I have ever had. I took lessons with him for over seven years starting in high school and throughout my entire college. He shares his expertise in music theory, techniques, and instrument mechanics. He really helped me gain confidence in my playing abilities, showed me how I should be practicing in order to get the most of each rehearsal, and taught me so much about myself as a player. His ability to instruct on every aspect of playing the instrument is something I really admire. Need help rhythmically? He will help you understand time, measurement, and notes. Need help technically? He has all the ways to practice to get that much closer to perfection and how to maintain it. Need help with scales? He will help you to truly understand the scale in order for you to play it better. Not only will he help with the "how-tos," he will explain the why. Needing help with breathing techniques or articulations? He will take you through exercises that will enhance every aspect of your playing. He sets the standards high, and helps you reach your goals. I will always recommend Dr. Wen!"
Alexa
Took Saxophone lessons from Andy W.
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"Very good first lesson"
Javier
Took Saxophone lessons from Harry G.
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"Very knowledgeable on the instrument and helpful in his explanations."
Charlie
Took Saxophone lessons from Yakov D.
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"My son started taking saxophone lessons with Gleb in April, 2016. He was at 6th grade at that point and was playing saxophone as a Music Elective in his Middle School. In October/November, 2016 my son auditioned for the Special Music High School playing saxophone and, as we learned in March, 2017, got accepted. My son did not have a privilege of parental help or support as far as musical education or experience goes, and he is not exactly a very purpose oriented type “A” achiever kind of boy. So he could only rely on Gleb’s help and effort. In a month or so, my son said that he likes working with Gleb and would like to prepare for upcoming auditions. This is when we decided that we have to intensify their practices. Starting from June, 2016 my son was taking 2-hour lesson with Gleb 3 times a week. Since, as I mentioned earlier, we could not help our son with composition selection for his auditions, I just printed the Audition requirements from High School’s website and Gleb suggested a selection and worked on them with my son. I would definitely recommend Gleb for your young musician. I believe that he knows what he is doing not only in terms of music, but he is definitely able to work and find a way with different kids, not only the best out of the best, which you would often hear from very well acclaimed teachers and tutors."
Irina
Took Saxophone lessons from Gleb V.
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"i have been with him for a few months and he is awesome"
Tonya
Took Saxophone lessons from Jordan L.
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"Kevin is a great instructor! He has a passion for music in general, and his saxophone in particular, and that is definitely communicated to his students. He has a creative fun way of teaching, Individualizing lessons to the interests of each student, which makes learning fun. He has a lot of patience and works well with all ages!"
Sue
Took Saxophone lessons from Kevin D.
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"Eric was such an awesome person to meet. He is truly an Authentic instructor. The lessons were so engaging AND funny! I thought learning saxophone was going to be this Mountain of Struggle but Eric Really Streamlined the process in a way that just felt so Natural. Definitely Recommend :)"
Andrew
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric F.
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