Saxophone Lessons in Washington, DC

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Mike P.

Fort Washington, MD
Starting at $30
  • Jazz Commercial Performance from Towson University
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner
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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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Ramon L.
he cares a lot for the student.
Sherry Donovan
Mike has been working with my 12 year old son to improve his sax skills over the last 4 months. They have virtual lessons for 30-45 minutes once per week. I'm absolutely amazed by my son's progress and newfound excitement for playing the sax. Mike has done so much to help him improve his skills and confidence! My son says he feels like he's improved so much and learned some great techniques. He says Mike is patient and "really knows his stuff and taught me some cool jazz stuff too!" I would definitely recommend him! Thanks Mike!
Ramon L.
patient, honest and sincere.
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Maureen W.

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Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2002
  • 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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My daughter has been playing for five years in school band. Today she had her thrird lessons with Maureen. She is very knowledgeable, and great at communicating with my daughter in a way that is encouraging. So far, we love the lessons.
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Bill T.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
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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 is multi-instrumentalist, jazz musician, composer, arranger and educator. He developed a strong connection to music early in life through some family tradition, encouraging parents and many inspiring and influential teachers. He has gone on to perform alongside a number of noteworthy artists a

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Charles H.
Bill has a competent, easy manner that makes learning an enjoyable experience.
Micah
I started with Bill almost two years ago and I was at about zero on the piano. He's helped me reach the point where I can play some standards and even improvise a little over them, and I look forward to improving even more. We began in person but the transition to remote lessons has been seamless.

Bill is patient, attentive, and a whole lot of fun to work with. He has a positive attitude and a great sense of humor, and he backs it up with strong motivational skills to keep you practicing and putting in the work to reach your goals.

Oh, and of course, he's got some incredible chops! He's a talented multi-instrumentalist and a beast on the saxophone. His love of music and knowledge of jazz is sure to rub off on you.
Marco M.
Started my saxophone journey with Bill with a zero experience in music, except for few songs on the guitar. Then the pandemic (corona) hit and we were forced to move to online sessions. I must say, the virtual teaching has not stopped Bill from delivering EXCEPTIONAL and THOROUGH sessions. I have seen significant improvements in my playing skills since we started, exceeding any of my expectations. Especially if you are concerned about online saxophone sessions, I have personally encountered no issues whatsoever and I actually look forward to our weekly zoom calls. Overall, Bill's expertise is matched by his kindness and patience and I am sure you will agree with me.

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Marian P.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • AA in Music from Los Medanos Community College
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Marian P.

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I have a Music Education degree from SJSU and have been playing saxophone for over 20 years. I can also teach beginning flute, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, and others. I know the pitfalls and struggles that happen when learning an instrument or getting back into playing. Let me help you soar and have fun at the same time.

About Marian

BA of Music in Music Education Experience in: beginning of flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, and trombone. Can tutor in Music theory Do you need help with any type of audition either for all state, getting into a top group at school, college auditions? I can help with that. I have ex

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Phillip M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Instrumental Performance from Lionel Hampton School of Music
  • Teaching since 2015
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Phillip M.

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All skill levels from beginner to professional welcomed! Each student will get a personalized lesson plan tailored specifically for their skill level and goals.
Together, we'll cover Mastery of the Instrument, Musical Theory, Improvisation, Performance Techniques, Stage Presence, Breath/body Control, How to Learn Songs and Chord Changes, Memorization Techniques, Transcription Techniques, and so much more! Perhaps most important, we'll cover how to practice each topic efficiently to consistently improve your skills and keep you coming back for more. So send me a message and lets get started!
Phillip Morin has been a full-time professional saxophonist based out of New Orleans since 2011, playing literally hundreds of gigs a year as well as working with local studios and touring with national acts.

About Phillip

Since 2011 I've been a full-time professional saxophonist, composer, and studio musician based out of New Orleans. Since moving to the city I've played literally thousands of gigs with dozens of bands ranging from Swamp Pop and Funk to Jazz and Blues, and have toured both the East and West coasts.

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Jae H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 to 30
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Jae H.

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I started playing saxophone in 2013, playing in both my school's jazz band as well as concert band. Saxophone has been one of my top 3 primary instruments, and is one of my favorites to teach.

About Jae

With 10+ years of playing and 5 years of teaching experience, music has been a staple in my life since I joined band in the 5th grade. I grew up in a small town in Ohio, and moved to Florida in 2015 to follow my dreams of teaching music. I have been in the St Petersburg area since 2018, and am exci

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Washington, DC

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Washington is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $49 and $109 per hour.
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"Very helpful, and willing to go on whatever pace you need. Highly recommended."
Ahmed
Took Saxophone lessons from Josh G.
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"He is a great instructor"
Gloria Schell
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"She is awesome. And She is really kindness."
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Took Saxophone lessons from Julie P.
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"quick and easy... Best teacher"
William
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric P.
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"I first started taking lessons with Rick Rossi at the age of 12. I came in and knew little about music but Rick was a great teacher. He used easily absorbable methods about things that other musicians have trouble explaining. It was soon very clear to me that Rick Rossi was an exceptional musician. He could play funky jazz lines, and transition to beautiful classical melodies and play them with such ease and fluidity. It wasn’t until that I had taken some lessons with other teachers that I knew what I had in my life. Rick is a masterful jazz improviser, and I had learned the secrets of a pro’s pro. His methods gave me an edge over the other musicians in my school jazz band. The teachers noticed it and gave me lots of soloing. I was soon able to play chord changes shortly after. The “Rick Rossi” method breaks down a lot of the questions people have about what types of techniques saxophonists use when they solo. Using Rick Rossi’s method has opened lots of doors for me musically. As a result I have played in numerous bands and as soon as Rick thought I was ready he hired me to play in his bands. He is an exceptional musician with tons of experience under his belt. He has played with numerous big-name musicians in the industry. Not only does he teach and play music, he runs his own music agency called Rossi Music that hires and books some of the best musicians in the Los Angeles music scene. His teaching has helped me to become more aware of what it takes to be a professional musician in the real world of the Los Angeles music scene."
Alex Lewis
Took Saxophone lessons from Rick R.
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"Awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Making so much progress. Lots of stuff I didn't know I now Know!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)"
Melissa
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Seth is a good dude. I came across his profile with Take Lessons a month ago, after browsing through other instructors in my area and other schools in my area. He's got the experience and knowledge, so I connected with him for an initial lesson. It was a quick one to get introductions out of the way and a good idea of goals/direction. From there we further honed our plans for my instruction in an hour lesson and are directing our sights on my upcoming auditions. Seth has shown me through simple explanations of theory that his teaching style is very approachable, and additionally, was able to show me good technical skills on working my way around the horn, which is especially useful for someone like me in my twenties who already has a few bad habits (haha). Like I said, he's a good dude, good sense of humor so I feel at ease practicing with him and his knowledge is insane! Not only for saxophone but in so many other areas of music! You'd be doing yourself a favor to take at least an hour lesson from him and see how you go."
Alex
Took Saxophone lessons from Seth D.
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"Amazing, Kind, and Motivating Teacher

Natsuki is great!!! She is a wonderful teacher and an incredible musician! Sometimes she demonstrates the music we are working on and it is really motivating to hear her play! I'm so fortunate to have found this teacher!"
Jordan
Took Saxophone lessons from Natsuki S.
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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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"Julie is an awesome teacher. I'm in my 20's and was looking for someone to teach me the saxophone. I was a total beginner, and Julie was so patient from the beginning.
During each lesson, Julie taught me new things while enforcing the ideas she taught the previous lessons so that I would work on perfecting one skill while learning a new one, which encouraged me to continue practicing and working on the different techniques.
Additionally, Julie went above and beyond, helping me find a new instrument, as well as sending me many different songs to practice throughout the week. She really took the time to make sure I was learning as much as possible and learning it well.
Overall, I think Julie is a wonderful and talented teacher that really knows how to teach each student on their own level, and I'm so grateful to have taken lessons with her. I highly recommend!"
Chana
Took Saxophone lessons from Julie P.
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