Saxophone Lessons in Buffalo Grove, IL

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Isaiah S.

16 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Isaiah S.

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Music literacy, technique, theory, repertoire, style, and creative expression. Music is a source of fun and community, and I do my best to impart that on each student.
Audition prep!
Beginner-friendly!

About Isaiah

An active performer, bandleader, composer, and teacher, Isaiah provides a uniquely engaging and holistic musical education for students of all ages and skill levels. Isaiah earned his Bachelor's of Arts in Jazz & Contemporary Music Performance in 2019 from Roosevelt University's Chicago College of P

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Jenny
I've had several piano teachers over the years. Isaiah is by far the best. He is patient and extremely knowledgeable.
Erik H.
For someone who has never taken a private music lesson before I able to relax and begin learning about music literacy and music theory by Isaiah's ability to express and articulate the fundamentals of guitar in a simplified way. It was rewarding to leave the lesson with new techniques to practice and have fun with.
Amara K.
Terrific. Great with kids
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Sean H.

12 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
  • Speaks
  • Awarded Outstanding Performance from Detroit Jazz Festival, 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sean H.

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Saxophone is my life! I have played saxophone for 20 years and nothing makes me happier than sharing my knowledge with others. I have a BM Jazz Studies/Saxophone Performance from Western Michigan University.
While my passion is jazz, I also have plenty of classical experience. I love teaching saxophone!!

About Sean

When I was 12 or 13 I heard John Coltrane's masterpiece album 'Giant Steps' for the first time. From then on I was absolutely magnetized to the saxophone and devoted my life to studying the great art form of jazz. I have come to believe that the only thing better than playing music is sharing music

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Leslie W.
Super great, gave me tips and resources to practice at home and had a wonderful personality.
Jo W.
Great Teacher! Great experience. I have homework (yay!), and I am looking forward to returning.
Justin
Sean is a great teacher! He's extremely knowledgeable and can explain tough concepts very clearly. He's really made me feel like my goals are within reach. Highly, highly recommended (especially if you want to play jazz).
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Tristan C.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tristan C.

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My life as a saxophone player began with humble beginnings. Through dedication and hard work I've become experienced musician in Jazz, Broadway, and music production. I've played shows with critically acclaimed productions of Aladdin, Chicago, and Hello Dolly, and have worked with actors like Hugh Jackman. Pretty much anything you want to learn, I can help you! Want to compose? Want to improvise? Working on flute or clarinet? I've got you, and I'd love to help!

About Tristan

Hey! I'm Tristan. I'm a professional saxophonist, composer, and music producer. I've been playing saxophone for 15 years, and playing professionally for 7. Whether you're looking for someone to help you with fundamentals, music theory, improvisation, composing, whatever! I'd love to help cultivate y

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Bridget C.
Tristan is an incredible teacher and multi-instrumentalist. He is a patient and helpful teacher with years of experience in all different kinds of woodwinds. He was able to help take me to the next level in my saxophone playing and I really enjoy studying with him! Highly recommend Tristan!!
Sam
Tristan is a fantastic teacher!! Patient, informative, and easy to talk to. I never felt afraid to ask questions, and he made sure I understood all concepts before moving on. Can’t recommend enough!!
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Carl W.

64 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from University of North Texas
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Carl W.

64 Reviews
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With over 20 years as a professional saxophonist and 15 years teaching experience I know the demands of a performing musician professionally and academically. I teach students how to produce a good tone quality with characteristic vibrato. I can teach students to become good at reading music. Students who are interested in jazz or pop styles of music will be taught improvisation techniques and how to play by ear.

About Carl

As far back as I can remember I have always enjoyed performing music. I can remember during my elementary school years how I would play drums during church service. Some days I would sneak in my dad's closet to play his saxophone. I began learning how to play saxophone in middle school and by the ti

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Great instruction, very patient with this beginner.
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Lauren K.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BM - Music Education from Brooklyn College
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Lauren K.

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Teach Alto & Tenor Saxophone

About Lauren

I have taught students from the age of 10 to 60 in all levels of flute, piccolo, alto and tenor saxophone as well as beginner clarinet. For the younger students I have also used to recorder to teach notes and to build confidence. My goal is to make the learning fun as that turns practicing into fu

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Rachel I.
First lesson went very well, daughter understood everything she explained .. looking forward to continue with her..
Sonny R.
The lesson went great. My son was very happy. Lauren is a sweet young lady who I could see right away works well with kids.
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Enrique M.

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  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Enrique M.

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With me I can show you just how fun playing the saxophone can really be. You will find that this is an extremely diverse instrument that can make you feel cool while playing Jazz or like a rock star on a Rock n Roll stage. Whether you are a beginner trying this for the first time or an intermediate player trying to improve, there's interesting and fun approaches to making sure you achieve your musical goals.

About Enrique

I am a multi-instrumentalist who has been around music all his life. My father was a musician and always had instruments for me to play with when I was a child. Instead of playing with action figures or Hot Wheels, I could be found playing the tambourine or making duck honks out of my father's saxop

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Buffalo Grove, IL

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Buffalo Grove 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 $130 per hour.
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"Eric shows concern for helping you work on where you want to go in my music journey"
Jeff
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric C.
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"A very solid and engaging first lesson. My 12-year old son was in a very good mood afterwards!"
Alexander
Took Saxophone lessons from Gleb V.
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"Awesome, she was great and has a very pleasant and helpful personality. We are looking forward to the next lesson."
DeDe
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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"Lucas is very talented and knowledgeable. He has shown me tips and techniques that are not in the beginner or intermediate lesson books. I am a beginner sax player and his insights on the saxophone and music have helped me greatly."
Marv
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"It was totally awesome! He teaches so great"
Waleed
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric C.
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"I walked out of my first lesson feeling confident and with four notes to practice with. He took the time to explain the proper embochure, and it felt like we covered alot in the lesson without feeling rushed. The immediate feedback during the lesson was helpful and positive."
Saul
Took Saxophone lessons from Lonze R.
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"I am an adult returning saxophonist. Anthony is an excellent teacher, he is always encouraging, has great enthusiasm and always gets the best out of me. He approaches the topics I have difficulty with in several ways to help me to understand them whether it is music theory or technique. I really enjoy my lessons and look forward to them."
Annette
Took Saxophone lessons from Anthony L.
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"Lessons with Ian are always the best"
Scott
Took Saxophone lessons from Ian B.
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"I have been receiving weekly lessons from Matt for over a year now and he is terrific. He has a great disposition and is able to articulate (no pun intended:)) the proper way to play the instrument. He also focuses on music theory in a relaxed and enjoyable manner. I would highly recommend Matt."
Alissa Rudes
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Matt is an awesome teacher. I have been taking lessons with Matt for about 18 months now. Even though I haven't picked up a horn since high school, Matt's patience and methodology has given me the confidence to pursue this hobby further.
Highly recommended!"
Tal
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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