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Maureen W.

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Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Master of Music in Saxophone Performance from Peabody Conservatory
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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 an

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Maureen is awesome. She is an amazing player and teacher. She was able to coax our son to play even when he was not in the mood and he learned a lot from her.
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E J H.

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Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 11 to 50
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E J H.

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I've had the privilege of teaching private lessons since I was 17 years old. This year turning 50 I have been incredibly thankful for all the students I've been able to help prepare for school tests, All State auditions, recitals, gigs, college exam preparation, introduction to various genres and styles, and instrumental and improvisational techniques. I hope through take lessons service to reach more students and be able to help guide and train more musicians who have a dream or goal to achieve. Music is challenging and demands patience and skill and for that reason I take what I do very seriously but hope to be approachable and meet the student at whatever level they are. I have performed in contexts varying from chamber ensembles to orchestras, jazz big band, and contemporary ensembles with artists that are recognised by name and reputation world wide. Music has been constant and ever changing but I hope to stay current by using technology, apps, and listening to improve the ...

About E J

My name is EJ Hughes I am a saxophonist and woodwind performer / instructor with a background in music that began at age 10 with the recorder. I am now 50 and have travelled extensively performing in many genres with a passion and deep rooted training in Jazz, Classical, and Contemporary music. My

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Tammye D.

21 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tammye D.

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I teach all levels and all ages.

About Tammye

I am a 2008 graduate of the University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Arts in Music degree. While at North Texas I taught trumpet lessons in the Denton area. I have also taught piano, clarinet, and saxophone as well as all the other brass instruments. I have performed with the UNT Concert Band,

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Cindle V.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music Education from Malone University
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Cindle V.

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Students will learn proper technique and style. Along with this, students will learn how to create the best sound possible.

About Cindle

Hello, my name is Cindle V. and I love teaching music and chess. I have been teaching for 12 years. I have a bachelor's degree in music education and am currently teaching around 30 lessons a week to students ranging in ability from beginner to professional. My experience working with all types of l

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While only the first lesson, Cindle had me thinking about chess in a way that I never had.
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Rebecca T.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from Stetson University
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Rebecca T.

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Students can expect structured music lessons that help them play the music they want to play! We will always follow a format of focusing on fundamentals, scales and technique, concert band and/or jazz band music, and fun music.

About Rebecca

If you're looking for a dynamic and experienced virtual music teacher, let's talk! I have taught students of all ages to love and appreciate the wonderful world of music through clarinet, saxophone, flute, and oboe. My past students have won placements in performing arts high schools, won superior

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My child was so excited after his lesson and couldn't wait to continue practicing what he had just learned. Rebecca was patient, but challenged him. She encouraged him and I could hear the difference after just one lesson.
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Aaron S.

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  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Aaron S.

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Saxophone is one of the easiest instruments to pick up, but one of the most difficult to refine. I specialize in getting you from that horrible honking noise that makes your family run in terror to a sweet singing melodic tone that has the subtlety of a fine oboe but with the power of a military trumpet.

Saxophone performance isn't interchangeable with clarinet or any other instrument so I'll introduce you to all the things that make saxophone unique: how to form the mouth around the mouthpiece, anchor tonguing for better control, and the different fingerings that make the saxophone one of the most versatile instruments in the world.

About Aaron

I was raised in one of those freaky music families. Dad was a composer/arranger/clarinetist and Mom was an expert flutist. There was a saxophone lying around the house unused so I decided that I would play that. I took the approach many of you are on right now: learning the basics in middle schoo

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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 $70 and $70 per hour.
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"Sergio provided a good understanding and application for my first saxophone lesson. I had no knowledge of playing the instrument. He showed my how to create sound right off the bat. He had a good attitude with me, being very relax and patient. Nice time with him. Eddie."
Edward
Took Saxophone lessons from Sergio M.
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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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"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
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael W.
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"What a great teacher!

Sean is a very talented, patient, and FUN sax/keyboard teacher. He actually makes me want to practice! He is always in a good mood, and he will never make you feel silly if you have a hard time learning something new. I highly recommend him to students of any age or talent level."
Melanie
Took Saxophone lessons from Sean H.
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"A truly talented musician, composer, and person! Lisa's passion for music is envious and evident... and it shines every time she picks up an instrument or teaches someone!"
Lindsay
Took Saxophone lessons from Lisa N.
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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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"Very friendly and made me want to play more!"
Jeff
Took Saxophone lessons from Granville M.
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"Patient, a wonderful beginner teacher!"
Anders
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"very nice saxophone teacher. Recommend"
Jason
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Frixos is a great instructor, extremely patient, and provides great feedback all the time. He mixes music theory, scales, and songs from movies. He plays very well and enjoys teaching. I was a bit reluctant to take online classes but Frixos makes it easy and fun! I am happy with all the things he is teaching me!!"
Jorge
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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