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Dave L. Hermitage, TN

All levels of saxophone instruction. Beginning through advance techniques - Classical and popular music genres. Improvisational techniques, etc.

About David

Education Experience: Private Lessons - 20 years Public School - 4 years Instruments taught: piano, woodwinds Dave holds a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from The University of Central Florida. While teaching for the St. Johns County School system in St. Augustine Florida from 2002-2006, Dave was twice nominated for Teacher of the Year and wrote several award winning grants for his school's music program. Certifications from the state of Florida he has held include K-12 instrumental music. Performance Experience: Dave as performed and worked throughout the United States, including Hawaii, and also in Europe, & the Caribbean. His primary instruments include keyboard instruments and saxophone. Dave has performed or toured directly with artists such as 80's Pop ...


Michael M. February 13, 2015
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Dave is a great instructor and a really cool guy. I'm an adult student, with a job, family responsibilities, etc. Dave really works with my schedule and teaches me exactly what I want to learn, which helps me progress as fast a possible. He works with me to get an understanding of my goals with the piano, and structures each lesson to get me there quickly.

For my money, Dave's instruction is worth every penny.
joseph B. April 17, 2014
Verified Student
Well worth the time and money

Dave was able to meet me where I was and move me toward the goals I had. As as an adult learner, I went in with zero experience with the saxophone but a clear picture of what I wanted to play and somewhat how I wanted to sound. Dave has a great set-up where we have privacy to make noise (sax's aren't known for being quiet). He's able to pluck things out on the piano quickly or to pull something up on the computer or just play. I went from starting out, to wanting to play a few songs, to improvising. Dave has been very helpful and ultimately keeps me improving and moving forward. I've taken other lessons on other instruments, but I will say this is one of the better teachers I have had. He listens well and is able to articulate what he wants you to do --- not trying to be a guru, but more of a guide that keeps you on track.
Jamie Z. December 2, 2013
Verified Student
Dave is the best teacher. Hands down!

After having some rough experiences with past teachers in my life, I came to Dave with a very specific goal in mind. To learn piano so I may graduate college. I had a lot to learn very quickly! I am an older student which made this task a bit intimidating. He is very patient and is able to explain things in a way I understand. He has a very light and nice personality which makes me want to focus and try hard. He definitely pushes me, but in a way that isn't scary.

Dave is the best. He is an incredible teacher and a really nice guy. His studio is really neat and professional which matches his personality. Take lessons with him. You'll be glad you did!
Dustin B. Nashville, TN

Professional instruction on Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Bari saxes.

Learn: Beginner to advanced techniques, how to get a quality sound, scales, playing exercises, fundamentals of music, genres such as Classical, Jazz, Rock and R&B, learn Improvisation, performance techniques, stage presence, altissimo, harmonics, and much more.

As with all the lessons I teach, being comfortable in the lesson and with your craft is crucial for making great music! Lesson are customized for each students needs and goals preparing a plan that is enjoyable, fun and motivating.

About Dustin

Education Experience: Private Lessons - 22 years Public and Magnet Schools - 7 years I've tutored 100’s of students from ages 4 to 58. Teaching primarily saxophone I've also tutored on Clarinet, Flute, piano, guitar, bass, percussion, tuba, trumpet and voice. I also give instruction in music theory, improvisation, arranging, composition, engraving, music notation, and general studio operations from recording to engineering. I have given lessons privately and under many school and magnet programs from Iowa, Miami and currently the Nashville school systems. I hold a Degree from the highly accredited University of Miami in Coral Gables Florida, and have also taken courses at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls Iowa in classical performance and education. Professional ...


J C M. March 22, 2015
Saxophone · Online
Verified Student
This is my second lesson with Dustin. Dustin is a knowledgeable cool young man with a keen ear for for the saxophone tones. I've learned something at both lessons. I plan to continue to learn from Dustin. I would recommend Dustin to anyone who wants to learn how play the saxophone. J.C.
Matt M. March 20, 2015
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Don't let the saxophone fool you, Dustin is a top notch voice coach. He has been a professional musician his whole life so he has a deep rooted understanding of music theory. He seems to be a natural teacher too, who is dedicated to helping his students learn and grow. He was able to figure out where I was at quickly and start at my level. Highly recommended!!
Duany Pantoja P. October 29, 2014
Saxophone · Online
Verified Student
Dustin Rocks! I recommend Dustin 100% awesome teacher, always on time and never rushes the session.
Nathan M. Nashville, TN

About Nathan

Jazz saxophonist and woodwind doubler, Nathan holds a Masters of Art's in jazz studies from UMKC conservatory of music as well as a Bachelors of Music in composition from the University of Arkansas. While living in Kansas City, Nathan had the great fortune of studying with the illustrious Bobby Watson, former music director for Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers. An accomplished performer on saxophone, flute, and clarinet; Nathan has played for numerous touring broadway musicals including reed one books for West Side Story, Anything Goes, and White Christmas among others. Nathan is also a founding member of the Fayetteville Jazz Collective, an 18-piece jazz ensemble based in Northwest Arkansas. *** Lesson Details *** I'm willing to teach all ages and skill levels. While I will gladly ...

JayVe M. Hendersonville, TN

About JayVe

Hello, hello! My name is JayVe M. and I can't wait to teach you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2006 and have loved helping my students gain authorship as music makers, master Ableton Live MIDI customization, and start their path to becoming proficient in Beatbox, Sax, and Flute. I went to Centre College (KY) and earned degrees in Japanese Studies and Anthropology in 2001. I'm a self-taught musician and I believe the student should have an idea of where you want to travel with your learning so that I may better assist your lifelong journey we call learning. For 7 years I led a Chicago Park District program, in which we assisted youth ages 9-18 and people of all ages with disabilities in collaborative digital music making using Ableton Live. I can assist with positive meaningful ...

Matt R. Nashville, TN


I have been teaching saxophone for 2 years. I have an undergraduate degree in music education, specializing in classical saxophone, and a master's degree in saxophone performance, specializing in jazz and popular music.

Each student/musician has their own voice, their own unique way of creating the music they love. It is my goal to help each student find their voice, develop their skills, and help them continue on the lifelong journey of creating, learning, and experiencing music.

About Matt

Hi! My name is Matt. I am a saxophone and woodwind player/teacher based in Nashville, TN. I received my Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from Belmont University in 2011 and received my Master's Degree from the Leeds College of Music in Saxophone Performance in 2014. I have experience playing in musical theater pit orchestras, big bands, concert bands, wind ensembles, and small jazz ensembles. I also have experience in studying and teaching music theory and ear training. Interested in any of these areas? Please send me a message and lets get started!

Adrian B. Nashville, TN

I have been teaching lessons since 2000 and have taught (and play) multiple instruments.

With formal training in classical and jazz settings, and professional experience in a variety of musical genres, my lessons focus on fundamentals and specific areas students are interested in which also include music theory, ear training, arranging and composition.

I am an outgoing, energetic, patient, enthusiastic, and passionate educator.

About Adrian

Award winning baritone saxophonist and woodwind specialist Adrian Barnett has performed all across the nation at venues ranging from Carnegie Hall to Lollapalooza. He has been a featured soloist with symphony orchestras, jazz big bands, concert wind ensembles, and touring rock groups. Adrian holds a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Music Education, a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Music Performance (2006), and Master of Music (M.M.) in (classical) Saxophone/Woodwind Performance (2008 ) from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Adrian is currently working towards completing a Doctor of Musical Arts (D.M.A.) in Jazz Studies through the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has studied, performed on, and taught lessons on piccolo, flute, bass flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, soprano, alto, ...

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