Saxophone Lessons in Washington Navy Yard, DC

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Maureen W.

10 Reviews
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Master of Music in Saxophone Performance from Peabody Conservatory
  • Teaches students 8 to 18
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Maureen W.

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Hi there! I am a classically trained saxophonist with a Masters from Peabody Conservatory and over 16 years of teaching experience. I tailor my lessons based on your interests and skill level, finding pieces you enjoy which challenge you. I can also give you a strong sense of the fundamentals, focusing on intonation, finger technique, vibrato and tone. Looking forward to hearing from you!

About Maureen

Welcome to online saxophone lessons! While studying with me we will focus on practice techniques to develop your speed, vibrato and intonation (one of the most important aspects of a good sound!) For students in grade school, lessons can help your skills in band class and in participation in solo a

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Roari
She's a great teacher. She is very positive and patient.
Lily
Very thorough lesson & great personality and Miss Maureen is very nice.
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Mike P.

Fort Washington, MD
Starting at $15
  • Jazz Commercial Performance from Towson University
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mike P.

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Having a great time learning the saxophone and learning about how to play it in any context!

About Mike

Hello! My name is Michael Paxton, I am a current senior at Towson University and am eager to teach future young musicians how to play the Saxophone and to even teach them about music in general. I can also provide clarinet and flute lessons as well! I study Jazz Performance at Towson and I gig here

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Roger Wang
I got to know my basics in no time! Great teacher
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Stephen Y.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Awarded Penncrest High School Excellence in Band Music from Penncrest High School
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Stephen Y.

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Students can expect personalized practice plans for quick improvement!

Jazz & Classical Saxophone, Jazz Theory & Improvisation, Jazz Arranging & Composition, PMEA Audition Preparation

About Stephen

My name is Stephen and I’m a passionate saxophonist, composer, and arranger. Having just graduated from the Mason Gross School of the Arts where I studied with the legendary saxophone virtuoso/composer Ralph Bowen, I’ve already amassed significant experience in performance and music education. M

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Uche E.
Stephen is extremely patient, skillful and presents his lessons in an easy to understand manner. I can always recommend him to anyone.
Eric C.
Excellent teacher, really good with teaching

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Justin H.

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Starting at $25
  • Awarded Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers from Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Master of Music in Wind Band Conducting from Central Michigan University
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Justin H.

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I have been teaching music to students of all ages for 17 years and I absolutely love it! I am a fun loving teacher who has high expectations of my students. I have a bachelor (UM) and Master (CMU) degree in music. I am a school band director as my full-time career. I am able to teach all of the brass, woodwind, and percussion instruments, including piano, to varying degrees. You will receive a multi-faceted lesson with me including music theory, music history, new techniques, musicianship skills, performance skills, and much more. I look forward to this chance to work with you!

About Justin

As a highly skilled musician and teacher with proven experience in building music programs, teaching all levels of skill, expressing a high level of artistry, and developing professional relationships; I believe you will thoroughly enjoy working with me. I have been a life long musician, starting

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Greg
One of the most talented musicians I have ever met. While trombone is his main instrument, he plays and instructs exceptionally well on a myriad of other instruments. He is calm and patient with learners and has a very rich knowledge base when it comes to musical literature and technique. I highly recommend Justin Hammis for anyone interested in private lessons.
Jessie
He was band director for my kids. He is a terrific person and a fun, talented director.
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Alex L.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alex L.

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I have been a musician for 30yrs. with Alto Sax being my Primary Instrument. Being a Woodwind player I also play Flute, Clarinet, Trumpet, Trombone, Baritone, Tuba, and Percussion. I have performed in many large/medium/small venues with many Bands and Ensembles throughout my career. I have also, been a Georgia Certified Teacher, member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity, and member of the Music Educators National Conference for 14yrs. Most recently as an educator in Clayton County I performed with other musicians at a County production of "The Wiz".

About Alex

I have lead others and taught them before ever having my own classroom as a leader in High School and College. It has greatly pleased me that my students have had many accomplishments in many groups. These vary from various Honors Bands, the Atlanta Youth Symphony Orchestra, and many High Valued Sc

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Richard G.
Great first lesson.
DeMarcus
On time for lesson, Respectful, knowledgeable. Alex offered great warmups, etc that showed improvement to my sons playing right away. Very excited about the lessons to come.
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Frankie P.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Frankie P.

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I have been playing various woodwind instruments for almost my entire life. I focus on tone, intonation (staying in tune), and the confidence needed to be a strong melodic player. I teach all of the various saxes including soprano, alto, tenor, and bari.

About Frankie

Hello, future student. I want to tell you just a little about myself to see if you would like to study with me. I have over 20 years of teaching experience with degrees from West Virginia University, Berklee College of Music, the University of West London, along with a Doctorate in Music Educ

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Sean
Works with you to find the best way forward for YOU. Fantastic instructor.
Aidan B.
Frankie focuses on the piece at hand and doesn’t overload me with information
Georgia A.
It was only my first lesson but I've had to take lessons constantly during my younger years and it was always made difficult to understand. Frankie let me choose what I wanted to learn and has made it easy to get excited about it.

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"Great saxophone instructor! He is encouraging, positive and motivating. I am a middle school student in Jazz and Symphonic Band. This is only my second year playing the saxophone and he has helped me a lot. I highly recommend him!"
Ethan
Took Saxophone lessons from Doyle B.
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"I am having a lot of fun and I get to get better at the same time. It is a class I get to look forward to every weekend."
Zeybek
Took Saxophone lessons from Valerie L.
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"Very knowledgeable on the instrument and helpful in his explanations."
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Took Saxophone lessons from Yakov D.
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"Leslie was very patient but thorough with my beginning saxophone player. She stressed the goal of having fun with music - and my daughter did!"
Wae
Took Saxophone lessons from Leslie K.
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"Gleb shares a wonderful energy and deep understanding of music with a practical, hands on style that makes you wish the lesson never ends! Looking forward to continuing!"
Naftoli
Took Saxophone lessons from Gleb V.
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"Works with you to achieve any goals you want to pursue with your instrument."
Mika
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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""Cool, amazing, fun, and I don't know what else" said my 9 year old son who has taken 4 weekly beginner lessons with Carl. "Carl will go at your own pace. He gives advice and will do a duet if you want him to with you. He is a great saxophone player."

We had to set up our home computer for web chat, but it seems to work very well and we can definitely hear my son's improvement week to week (he just started playing this fall). Carl is very patient and will send you music files and links that he thinks will help your student. Overall four thumbs up from the student and his (non-saxophone playing) parent."
Michael
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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"My son Kelly loves working with Micheal. Its fun, relaxed and easygoing. He couldn't be happier. Highly recommend!"
Julie
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Rick made my daughter feel comfortable and at ease, in spite of her performance anxiety. He took his time and did not rush (even went over time to finish) and my daughter learned new things the very first lesson. Very excited to see how lessons progress! Thank you!"
Abby
Took Saxophone lessons from Rick R.
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"We have had just one lesson, and already my son is playing so well. Steve was kind and supportive, and he taught us all about saxophone fingering, note reading, and how to play good notes."
Alexander
Took Saxophone lessons from Steve M.
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