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Sean H.

12 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Outstanding Performance from Detroit Jazz Festival, 2008
  • BM Jazz Studies/Saxophone Performance from Western Michigan University
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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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).

Matt L.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks American
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor in Music from West Chester University
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Matt L.

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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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Neal S.

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Starting at $29
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Neal S.

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Private one-on-one saxophone instruction has been my primary vocation for nearly 30 years. I've also worked as a professional performing musician for over 35 years. Each lesson is tailored to the tastes and needs of the student, with traditional method books rarely used once the basics are under control. Instruction is based on a strong working knowledge of scales. The informed use of these scales leads to a heightened understanding of improvisation, ear training, and other practical aspects of music theory. Students are encouraged to choose from a variety of jazz standards and transcriptions, classical themes, and pop tunes that I’ve transcribed and engraved. Rudimentary instruction is also available for saxophonists wishing to learn flute and/or clarinet.

About Neal

I started giving saxophone lessons nearly 30 years ago when I began to realize how little I was taught about the way music works in the real world. Despite studying Music Performance at Illinois State University, my most meaningful education has been earned through mistakes I've made, or through tr

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Bruce
Great lesson - assessed where I am and what I need to get where I want to go. I'm really pleased

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Daniel D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • B.M. in Jazz Studies from University of North Florida
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 11 and up
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Daniel D.

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When taking lessons with me, you will be learning from a musician that has performed and recorded with Grammy-level instrumentalists such as Alex Sipiagin, Ulysses Owens Jr., Christian Sands, Yotam Silberstein, Gil Goldstein, Ben Williams, Reuben Rogers, and Michael Dease. Having studied and performed in multiple genres including classical, jazz, R&B, musical theater, gospel, and others, I will be able to show you how to master your instrument in any context. If you are an advanced musician looking to find a unique voice in this field, look no further. Having recorded my own compositions commercially with some of the most well-regarded artists in New York, you will be studying with someone who knows what it takes to develop their own personal style successfully. I teach everything from fundamentals, to theory, to composition, to doubling, to improvisation and more. I would love to get to know you and share with you what my teachers so graciously shared with me!

About Daniel

Greetings! Thank you for taking a look at my profile! As someone who was born into a life of music (everyone in my family is an instrumentalist), nothing gives me more joy than to engage in its performance, creation, or teaching. In my earlier years I played on multiple musical theater shows in

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Tristan C.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Music Performance / Jazz Studies from University of Michigan
  • Teaches students 12 to 75
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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

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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!!

Lauren M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Awarded The Longy School of Music Performance Scholarship from Longy School of Music
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
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Lauren M.

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Greetings Everyone,

I have been playing the clarinet and saxophone for twenty three years and teaching private lessons for seventeen years. My education includes two undergraduate degrees in performance from Longy School of Music in Cambridge, MA and Boston Conservatory in Boston, MA. My Master's Degree is from Boston University in Music Education. Teaching private lessons is my passion and nothing makes me happier than to see my students succeed in their future endeavors.

About Lauren

I am an accomplished musician who is dedicated with a love of music and desire to help others who want to achieve their highest musical potential. That passion shows in all I do! I currently teach private lessons in Massachusetts after school music programs as well as Derry, NH. I perform with t

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Linda
Lauren taught my son saxophone for 5 years, beginning with his very first lesson at age 9, and continuing throughout middle school. She was always very patient, reassuring, and encouraging. Lauren really helped to develop my son's love for music and playing the sax! She prepared him for middle school jazz band auditions, and helped with his jazz band music throughout those years. Lauren challenged him with new selections when his school band music became too easy, but always allowed him to work at a pace he found comfortable. Now in HS, he's very busy with all things band, so lesson time is limited for him, but we wouldn't hesitate to call Lauren again.
Scott and Marcia
Lauren has been giving my son saxophone lessons for over 4 years. She has been an excellent teacher always on time and available. He has progressed under her direction very well. Currently, she's teaching our daughter acoustic guitar and we've been very happy with her progress.
Maddy C.
We had a little trouble with our connection but Lauren is great and very patient. Hopefully we can get all the issues with the connection worked out and we are looking forward to the next class! I think it’s going to help my daughter a lot!

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Elgin, IL

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Elgin 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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$55 average
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"Great lesson - assessed where I am and what I need to get where I want to go. I'm really pleased"
Bruce
Took Saxophone lessons from Neal S.
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"John has huge knowledge about music and about jazz in particular,. He's a great player, and he knows how to break down skills and explain them in a way that's accessible. He's tailored lessons to my needs and level. I've made enormous progress since starting to study with him."
Jeff
Took Saxophone lessons from John C.
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"Matt is a great teacher. He's flexible and patient and really knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend!"
Dina
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Very helpful .My son enjoyed it."
Collin
Took Saxophone lessons from Tammye D.
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"So glad that we found Sergio! Sergio has been teaching my oldest Son saxophone for a while now. My younger Son recently found interest in the recorder and had his first lesson with Sergio today. Sergio was great with him and made sure to find music that he is interested in. I highly recommend Sergio for any kid!"
Jackson
Took Saxophone lessons from Sergio M.
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"My first experience learning the saxophone was really great!! Max is a great teacher. He was patient with me. And he took it bit by bit for me to follow easily. I definitely want to continue with him. I look forward to my second lesson with him."
Ify
Took Saxophone lessons from Max S.
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"Emily is excellent! Emily is very knowledgeable, yet knows how to convey that knowledge to the student. She is smart, confident, patient, kind, and personable! I would highly recommend Emily to any student seeking to move to another level in saxophone mastery!"
Tom
Took Saxophone lessons from Emily W.
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"I picked up my horn after laying it aside forever. Matt's teaching was spot on and he did not come off as patronizing. He challenged me just enough to get my playing and theory back on track."
Cary
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Extremely comfortable to knowledgeable to work with"
TJ
Took Saxophone lessons from Thomas K.
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"Emily is warm, energetic, very professional and talented.
We love her!!"
Lucia
Took Saxophone lessons from Emily P.
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