Saxophone Lessons in Des Plaines, IL

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Hunter D.

5 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Bachelors in Jazz Studies from Indiana Univsersity
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Hunter D.

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First lesson, finding your own voice on the instrument, and everything in between!
Learn to connect your ear and mind with the rest of your body and to the saxophone.
The saxophone is an expressive instrument-- be ready to express yourself!

About Hunter

***As of May 15th, 2020 all lessons will be conducted through Zoom*** My primary teaching philosophy revolves around the ideas of creativity and cooperative problem solving. I believe that all musicians should be actively training their ears as well as their abilities on their instrument. I focus

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Chad and William K.
Hunter is a phenomenal teacher. My son (7) and myself have been taking weekly lessons with Hunter for 8 months now. He is wonderful with kids focusing on my son's readiness and getting him to enjoy and make progress. With me, Hunter has been great at adapting to what I wanted to get out of the lessons and I have made really great progress I did not think was possible. Thank you Hunter!!!
Cash
very engaging
Sloan
Exceeded our expectations! He was engaging, smart and fun with my daughter. She loved the time with him and can't wait for her next lesson.

Daniel K.

40 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $34
  • Awarded Lincoln Academy Student Laureate Award from Lincoln Acadamy
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1980
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Daniel K.

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Learn to play great solo and ensemble performances.

About Daniel

Daniel, a former faculty member of Columbia College in Chicago, is a studio and live performance singer and musician based in Chicago. His teaching and performing experience spans three decades, and includes expertise in the studies of voice, guitar, piano, bass, drums, and trumpet, along with musi

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Michael
Really great stuff !!
Ashleigh S.
It was only a first lesson but I can already tell I'm going to be taking more lessons with Daniel. He's very knowledgeable, patient, and dedicated. He detailed a specific plan for me to work on that isn't too rigid or boring, I'm looking forward to relearning the flute with him.
Mark
Great 1st lesson! Looking forward to continuing and learning more
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Sean H.

12 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BM Jazz Studies/Saxophone Performance from Western Michigan University
  • Teaching since 2004
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Sean H.

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Saxophone is my life! I have played saxophone for 16 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).

Meet Online Saxophone Teachers Serving Des Plaines, IL

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Nathan S.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Honorable Mention - Saxophone from Yamaha Young Performing Artists Competition
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Nathan S.

6 Reviews
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Online Saxophone Teacher

Lesson topics include

-Fundamentals of saxophone sound and technique
-Jazz Improvisation
-Solo Transcription
-Music Thoery
-Ear Training
-Compostion

About Nathan

I am a professional saxophonist, composer, and educator based in New York City. I have a Bachelor's in Music Performance from Berklee College of Music, in Boston, MA. I'm currently pursuing my Master's in Jazz Studies at the Juilliard School. I have studied with Bruce Williams, George Garzone, Ralp

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Ariel A.
Nathan is a great saxophone instructor. He was able to help my son with our song and understood what we need right away. Looking forward for our lessons together...
Eric
Knows what he's talking about, gets to the point, does not waste time, personable, and listens to where I want the training to go.
Soma C.
Great teacher! I enjoyed our lesson!

Tammye D.

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

21 Reviews
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Online Saxophone Teacher

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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Bruce Y.
Is possible to change teacher?
Not satisfy this teacher !
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Noemie
my daughter loves her lessons with Ms Tammye!
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Eric C.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French
  • BM Saxophone Performance (Partial) from Azusa Pacific University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Eric C.

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I figure out exactly where you are in your technique and knowledge of music and of the instrument. Then, I start teaching from there! For me, the goal of lessons should be the goal of the student, and I do my best to honor that while pushing my students to surpass those goals.

In my career, I primarily play the tenor and baritone saxophones, but I play a lot of alto and soprano as well. Additionally, I also play the clarinet, bass clarinet, flute and piccolo, and help out a lot of my more advanced saxophone students with doubling on these instruments.

I encourage my advanced Jr. High and High School students to audition for various honor groups throughout California and the country such as SCSBOA, CBDA, JBOA, etc. With my background in these groups, I can effectively help my students prepare for the best audition they can do.

About Eric

Hi! I'm Eric, a Saxophonist, Woodwind-Player, Composer, Singer, and Teacher that was born and raised in Southern California. I've been playing the saxophone for over fifteen years now, writing music for as long as I can remember, and singing since I was in elementary school. I play for a variet

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Faisal
My son was very happy with the lesson and his self-esteem jumped upwards 100% Thank you, Eric!
Jeff P.
Eric shows concern for helping you work on where you want to go in my music journey
Zac M.
Eric is an excellent teacher. He is very knowledgeable and very thorough when he is teaching his students. He is very talented and player numerous instruments. I would recommend him to anyone for lessons.
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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Des Plaines, IL

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Des Plaines is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $179 per hour.
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$39 average
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$52 average
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$67 average

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"Andrew has been an awesome instructor. I've had two lessons online with him so far (and have many more scheduled). He's patient and able to work around my irregular schedule. He gives me exercises and songs to work on, and I feel like I'm learning something every time I practice. I would highly recommend him - especially as a beginner."
Andrew
Took Saxophone lessons from Andrew L.
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"Two lessons in, my Grandson is doing well and thinks his teacher is great!"
Peter
Took Saxophone lessons from Anthony M.
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"Excellent teacher! Explains things well and is very amenable to answering questions. A great experience. Looking forward to playing some jazz!"
Harriet
Took Saxophone lessons from Anthony L.
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"He is a great instructor, and makes learning fun."
Milton
Took Saxophone lessons from Preston B.
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"Very friendly, professional, timely, and all around nice person, worked with my 15yo son 10 lessons baritone sax !"
Bryan
Took Saxophone lessons from Benjamin M.
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"Rick really helps me understanding the concept of the saxophone."
Ken
Took Saxophone lessons from Rick R.
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"Benjamin is a dynamic teacher who recognizes his students strength and weakness and provides specific instruction for improvement. Great job Ben."
Hamid
Took Saxophone lessons from Benjamin M.
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"A very patient teacher, explains things well. Learned a lot about solos and got to play some cool pieces. Very knowledgeable."
junwei
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"I am extremely excited about taking lessons! Even more so excited about my decision to have Benjamin as my Instructor. He has a natural teaching ability- making it easy for a student to grasp the lesson."
De'Ante
Took Saxophone lessons from Benjamin M.
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"very nice saxophone teacher. Recommend"
Jason
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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