Saxophone Lessons in Evanston, IL

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Hunter D.

5 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $50
  • Bachelors in Jazz Studies from Indiana Univsersity
  • Awarded Luminarts Jazz Fellowship from Luminarts Cultural Foundation
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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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
  • BA in Music Composition from Columbia College
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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).

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James S.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1995
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James S.

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Students learn to play a new song each week, focusing on breathing, sound quality, new rhythms, music theory, composers, and history.

About James

Hello! Thank you for checking out my profile. I am an elementary school band director and I love playing and teaching instruments. Feel free to message me with any questions you have about learning to play music. I look foward to hearing from you and helping with your musical journey!

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Bill T.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Bachelors of Music, Jazz Studies from Purchase College Conservatory of Music
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Bill T.

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The saxophone can be one of the funnest instruments to play, no questions asked! In order to reach that point it's important to have certain things in order such as: sound production, breath support, musicality, and technique. In lessons use a variety of exercises and method/etude books, playing duets together, as well as listening and ear training to give my students a well rounded approach to the saxophone and music helping them to become the best musician they can be.

About Bill

Bill is multi-instrumentalist, jazz musician, composer, arranger and educator. He developed a strong connection to music early in life through some family tradition, encouraging parents and many inspiring and influential teachers. He has gone on to perform alongside a number of noteworthy artists a

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Athan M.
I very highly recommend Bill! A few months ago I could struggle through a few scales but with Bill's teaching I'm now playing funk songs live in front of 50 people with a friend's band. Bill's lessons are not only useful, but also fun and energetic. I've had a number of saxophone teachers in the past and Bill is by far the best.
Suzette Graham-Hill, M.D. FACP
Bill is Absolutely Excellent. Wonderful patient teacher. Every student should have a teacher as patient as Bill.
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Very good teacher.

Aaron L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks english, spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Ethnomusicology and Jazz Studies from UCLA
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Aaron L.

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I am currently the saxophonist for electronic artist Zhu. I am a working musician in LA and have recorded and collaborated with artists such as Jason Mraz, Tame Impala, and Zhu. Lessons are all about finding ways to achieve your goals. I want to know what your goals are with music, what music you are interested in, and from there we can develop a strategy. I have a jazz background with BA from UCLA and studied with some of the greats such as Kenny Burrell, Anthony Wilson, and Eric Marienthal. My approach involves a combination of technique, harmony, ear training, learning songs, gear talk, and improvisation. I love teaching improvisation and I think every musician should work towards a vocabulary of their own.

About Aaron

I am currently the saxophonist for Grammy nominated electronic artist Zhu. I have had the opportunity to tour the US and the world performing at festivals such as Coachella, EDC, Lightning in a Bottle, Electric Forrest, ULTRA, and many others. I have also collaborated with artists such as Jason Mra

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Evanston, IL

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Evanston is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $109 per hour.
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$51 average
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"Chloe is an outstanding teacher, very passionate, patient and excellent with kids!"
Martin
Took Saxophone lessons from Chloe W.
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"My 13 year old son was struggling to learn the basics of the saxophone in his beginning band class at school. Anthony gave terrific one-on-one instruction in a fun and positive style. We are looking forward to many more lessons with him."
Nathan
Took Saxophone lessons from Anthony L.
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"Where to start? Her optimism is her greatest feature when it comes to music and teaching. She really helped me through tough times when I felt my music skills weren't great. She is a great teacher and has a great friendly vibe!"
James
Took Saxophone lessons from Ariel O.
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"steben is a wonderful teacher. He is teaching me me alto sax in way that works for me as an adult student. I really enjoy my lessons and am eager to practice. I highly recommend Steven"
Michael
Took Saxophone lessons from Stephen Y.
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"Aaron was patience and she felt comfortable with him."
Connie
Took Saxophone lessons from Aaron H.
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"patient and very knowledgeable instructor!"
Temi
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"Very patient and very nice! thank you!"
Jennifer
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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"Thomas is very nice, knowledgeable and serious, I like serious teachers cause I learn more. He has attention to every detail and motivates me to reach my goal :)
Thank you Thomas"
Mona
Took Saxophone lessons from Thomas K.
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"I had my third lesson today and I am already seeing a big improvement. I am excited for my future lessons with Lucas to see how much more I can learn. He is a great instructor."
Taylor
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"Jacob does a really good job teaching saxophone lessons. He is very good with young kids."
Jonathan
Took Saxophone lessons from Jacob S.
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