Saxophone Lessons in Algonquin, IL

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Popular Saxophone Teachers in Algonquin, IL

Matt L.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks American
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Bachelor in Music from West Chester University
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Matt L.

12 Reviews
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We will go through a method book to go through the fundamentals of playing sax and will supplement it with ear training and music theory. We will learn any song that you want to! From a TV show, video game, movie, or anything else as it is very important to have fun with what you are playing. We will play duets and have a great time while becoming a better musician!

About Matt

I attended West Chester University from 2011-2015 and graduated with my bachleor's in music education. I performed in the marching band, symphonic band, wind ensemble, jazz ensembles, various trumpet ensembles, and a brass quintet. One of my trumpet ensembles made it to the semifinals in the Nation

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Shreya S.
He explains everything to you. If you need help or if you don't get it he makes sure you know it before you move on.
Pedro L.
Matt is a fantastic instructor. Polite, knowledgeable and very encouraging. He was very patient with me and that fact that I am challenged breathing as a result of an accident. I hope I am able to continue. No reservation in recommending.
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Darrell M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Awarded Barbershopper of the Year from Lawrence/Ottawa Barberhawks (Barbershop Chorus)
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music from Bethany College
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Darrell M.

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Taking saxophone lessons online is a great option at this time. I have taught saxophone lessons for 47 years and have been a band instructor in the public schools. I emphasize good technique, sight-reading skills, improvisation and applying these skills to repertoire in preferred styles.

About Darrell

My goal is to personalize a music lesson that is designed around each student’s learning style, skill level, schedule and interests. My specialty is in teaching elementary age students, but I have taught all ages, including adults through the years. My philosophy for teaching involves these eleme

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Lindsey W.

1 Review
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Starting at $28
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Education from Ohio Northern University
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Lindsey W.

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My major instrument in college was clarinet, but I am a woodwind specialist, having performance experience on flute, clarinet, and saxophone. I have a particular affinity for late beginners, and have had some success in helping these students catch up to their peers. All of my woodwind students use the Rubank method books in addition to any method books they may already be using in their band classes. I also introduce appropriate literature and studies specific to each instrument once the basics have been mastered. I encourage all of my woodwind students to participate in OMEA Solo and Ensemble contest and to audition for OMEA District and State Honor Bands.

About Lindsey

Hello, I'm Lindsey! I'm a 2011 graduate of Ohio Northern University with a degree in Music Education. I live in Xenia with my husband, four children, and dog. My primary job is "Mom," but I'm also a teacher. I offer private music lessons on several instruments in the client's home, in my home, and

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Jennifer
Lindsey is a great teacher and very patient.

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Ashley E.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, English
  • Awarded Outstanding Musician from Central High School Concert Band and Concert Choir
  • Teaching since 2015
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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 intermediate 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 24 hours in advance. Otherwise, ...

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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Katherine
Ashley is the best! She was so encouraging and enthusiastic in our first alto saxophone lesson! With no prior knowledge of woodwinds, I was playing tunes by the end of an hour. She was so friendly and helpful as she taught me how to assemble and care for the instrument, and gently reminded me to correct my posture and keep my fingers on the keys. If you're looking for a sax teacher at any level, I can't recommend Ashley highly enough!
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Samantha B.
Ashley was positive and encouraging in my first lesson. She took the time to review all parts of the instrument, how to hold it, clean it, etc., and answered all my questions. She had me adjust in different ways to make sound to get me to the right starting place. I'm looking forward to lots more learning!

Paul M.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, German
  • Bachelors Degree in Sacred Music - music theory, conducting from Northwest University, Kirkland, Washington
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Paul M.

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Students will learn notes, technique, pieces, performance skills and sight reading.

About Paul

I have my bachelors degree in sacred music, my masters degree in music performance, and my doctorate in worship studies. I am an experienced music teacher with great interpersonal skills and enjoy creating a fun and meaningful learning environment for all ages of students. I teach music theory conc

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Yah D.
Wow! Wow! Wow! This was truly money and time well spent. I went into this lesson with no expectations, rather just with the hope of connecting well with a piano instructor that was not only well versed but could ease me into being a student. Paul is a rare treasure. He exceeded all my hopes of what I hoped to gain from my lessons. I would highly recommend him for any piano student. If you're looking to be challenged, and learn any genre of music,, don't wait...book your lessons with Paul. Thank you Paul. I'm looking forward to growing as a student.
Alex
Paul has been very patient and wonderful with my 6 year old son who has just started lessons.
Lorenzo S.
My first lesson was great. Mr. Paul was very patient and judged my skill level before making a lesson plan. Initially I was nervous, because I have never taken lessons before, but that quickly went away. I can definitely tell that he knows his stuff when it comes to teaching. He a great teacher and conversationalist.
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Benjamin M.

33 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • BA in Music Composition and English from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaches students 7 to 70
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Benjamin M.

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I have played saxophone since I was in 5th grade. I have been in a variety of groups over the years; rock, funk, punk, jazz quartets and big-band jazz, and the experimental use of electronics. You will learn proper breath (dynamics) and embouchure control, tonguing techniques, standard and alternate fingerings, approaches to improvisation and assistance with a varied repertoire for performance. I own a 1967 Beuscher alto saxophone and an Elkhart C-tenor saxophone. My home studio has recording capability which I use to record lessons when they are needed for review. Ear training is a crucial part to music on any level, and I encourage playing by ear as an important element to improvisation and music appreciation. My lessons are fun, informative, and creative!

About Benjamin

Hello Future Students! Whether you want to pursue a Musical Career or simply learn how to Play your Favorite Tunes for friends and family, I am here as your Teacher and Guide. Until the current pandemic is properly assessed, I teach only through the use of Skype or Zoom. Originally from

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Bryan P.
Excellent instructor and a way cool guy. My first lesson was really informative, with so many helpful tips and techniques. Ben is a friendly, patient teacher, and I am looking forward to my next lesson!
Charlie and Cindy
We had our first saxophone lesson with Benjamin today and it was excellent! He is clearly a master that can assess a student’s skill level and adapt the lesson to suit their needs. He is just what we needed :)
Bryan K.
30 lessons for my high school son with Ben. Excellent teacher. Always on time. Very professional. Baritone Sax. Highly recomend. Will be getting more lessons with Ben.

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Algonquin, IL

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Algonquin is $68. 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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"My son is very pleased with his teacher. He said he understands clearly what he is doing now. He had an instructor before but the connection just wasn't a fit for him."
Evan
Took Saxophone lessons from Lonze R.
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"Very knowledgeable, attentive to details, and experienced teacher. My son makes a significant progress working with him. We are very happy that we found Yakov to help us with the saxophone practice!"
Roman
Took Saxophone lessons from Yakov D.
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"Hi everyone,
You call him Anthony,
I’ll call him,Tony.
The man is out of this world.He is great,
He listen to you,What you have to say.
He’s a great teacher,In his own right...

B. Webster"
Bernard
Took Saxophone lessons from Anthony L.
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"I just had a lesson with Sergio, and he seems like a good instructor. I learned some helpful things (I'm a complete beginner and was having trouble even just making a consistent sound with the saxophone). For instance, I learned how far the mouthpiece should be on the cork, and I learned an interesting breathing exercise for saxophone. I also learned the C Major Scale. My only trouble with the lesson was that my internet isn't very good, so the video (and sometimes the audio) cut in and out at times. But as for Sergio himself, I would recommend him for learning the saxophone. He seems like he knows what he's doing, and he is kind in his instruction."
Ryan
Took Saxophone lessons from Sergio M.
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"Oh my goodness. Mike was amazing with my son. Davon has a lot of anxiety. I noticed as the lesson went on Davon seemed to focus, ask questions and played the Sax better. After the session I asked Davon if he felt comfortable with Mike. Davon's response was yes. I pray Mike stays around for a long time."
Davon
Took Saxophone lessons from Mike P.
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"The first review was incorrect sorry.. Mr. Frixos is by far a great teacher. He teaches my daughter the saxophone. He is very kind, patient and really enjoys what he teach you can see that passion and how dedicated he is in teaching. I give him a 5 star because he explains it not only to my daughter but to me as well so I can help her. We enjoy his lessons and he has a great price for the time he teaches I recommend Mr. Frixos because of his knowledge and dedication to this field. He is a fantastic teacher.

I am still a little stiff with the computer so sorry for the earlier post that was incorrect you are more than a 1 star Mr. Frixos."
Coretta W.
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Very nice guy -- helpful!"
Luke
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Nick is very knowledgeable and proficient on saxophone, and a dedicated and patient teacher. No matter your level, there’s always more to learn, and I highly recommend Nick for your private instruction."
Chris
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Nick S.
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"Kim is a pleasure to work with. My 10 year old looks forward to seeing her each week for her saxophone lesson."
Mary VOID
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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"Stephen is an excellent teacher. So clear with his instruction and patient. I would highly recommend him."
Marie
Took Saxophone lessons from Stephen Y.
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