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Bill T.

41 Reviews
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  • Speaks
  • Awarded Theodore Presser Award from The Presser Foundation
  • Teaching since 2003
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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.

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Bill T. is a Broadway musician with over 20 years of teaching experience and as a performer. Bill currently leads his own group and is a member of several others ranging from big band to Ethiopian funk music. Bill enjoys working with students of all ages and abilities and specializes in teaching pra

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Janelle T.
Bill is a wonderful saxophone and clarinet teacher for my two sons. He's currently working with my older son to prepare for a clarinet audition. The process of preparing for the audition showed me some important qualities about Bill: 1) he goes above and beyond for his students (e.g. he recorded my son's solo piece in various tempos to help with practice); 2) he's flexible in making time for his students based on their needs; and 3) he's supportive and likable. My younger son, who took 4 saxophone lessons from Bill, mentioned Bill as one of the reasons for picking the instrument for band next year. I highly recommend Bill.
Mark W.
When we were searching for the right clarinet teacher, it was important to find not just a teacher, but a professional musician. Bill was the right guy for the job.

My daughter Lili had been playing for four years and Bill stepped in with techniques that really took her musicianship to the next level. He is patient, organized and, per Lili, "A dope dude."

Bill has helped Lili with music that she is working on for marching and concert band at school while creating customized warm ups specifically for her. During the pandemic he has been flexible with his schedule, generous with his time and has kept Lili motivated in her music and on track while her school bands have had a hard time playing together.

He is a pro who is communicative, responsive, and punctual for all of the lessons.

I highly recommend Bill as a teacher. He and his band put on a pretty good show as well!
Franck
Bill is the real deal! The reviews were dead on. Bill is a superstar instructor. He is energetic, engaging, and an amazing teacher who knows the instrument. You will make great progress. I highly recommend him!
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Dr. Kimberly K.

78 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
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Dr. Kimberly K.

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Want to learn to play the alto or tenor saxophone? Let me help you! I have more than 20 years of teaching experience. I teach age 5 to 99!

About Dr. Kimberly

Kimberly was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona. After starting the flute and piano at the age of 8, she knew she had found something she loved and wanted in her life forever. At age 12, she added the saxophone and clarinet to her repertoire of instruments. After completing her Bachelors degree in F

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Jake
Kim is the best! She is so patient and encouraging. I love my lessons with her!
Izzy
Nice and encouraging per the student :)
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John C.

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  • Speaks Spanish
  • BA from Montclair State University
  • Teaches students 10 to 60
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John C.

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I play and teach alto, tenor and baritone saxophone. I focus on getting my students to play in tune and in time by working with tuners and metronomes. Duet playing is a key factor in this process.

About John

I have over thirty years of experience playing and teaching clarinet saxophone and flute. I work with digital tuners and metronomes every day to assure that students learn to play in tune and in time. I adjust and maintain all my instruments and can detect problems with instruments immediately. If a

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Jeff
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.
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Leslie K.

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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Leslie K.

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While my degrees are in clarinet, I am also an accomplished saxophonist who has performed in ensembles throughout Colorado and Western Massachusetts, including jazz ensembles, musicals, and a professional saxophone quartet with performances at a regional North American Saxophone Alliance (NASA) Conference. I have experience ranging from helping students just learning their instrument all the way to students looking at All State or college auditions. My goal is to tailor lessons to meet each student's individual needs and interests, while still reinforcing good technique. Lessons will usually consist of doing a mix of different things such as: long tones, scales, etudes to improve technique and musicality, solos, duets, and Disney or jazz/pop tunes.

About Leslie

Leslie is a Denver based musician—clarinetist and teacher—who performs in solo and collaborative projects across the state while maintaining an active teaching studio. Leslie is in high demand as both a performer and teacher. Recent performances include solo performances is Denver and Stapleton,

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Haylee
My granddaughter was so excited after her first lesson with Leslie. Her band teacher is also encouraged.
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Ellen
I enjoyed the lesson and got useful advice
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Alexander S.

8 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Music Performance from Booker T. Washington High School for Performing and Visual Arts
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Alexander S.

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Hi there! Do you want to learn how to play what you hear and feel on the saxophone? My names Alex S, I graduated with a BFA from The New School in NYC, and have been playing sax for over 15 years! I'm confident that practice, patience, and the materials I provide, you will notice a dramatic increase in your musical abilities!

About Alexander

Hi there! My name's Alex S and I have a BFA in Jazz Saxophone from The New School, a conservatory in NYC. I love teaching students of all levels, as well as styles with a focus on improvisation. I have a studio quality online setup and happily share PDF's, sheet music, or recordings for free. I am p

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Eileen
Alex is a very relaxed, easy going, knowledgeable person who knows how to tailor his teaching to his students' needs and desires. Taking lessons with him is both fun and a great learning experience.
Sam
Alex is an incredibly talented player with an equal talent for teaching. I have played for more than decade and had leading instructors in school and Alex has completely taken my playing to another level. Best yet, he makes lessons super fun. He's kind, considerate, encouraging and reassuring. I cannot recommend him enough for anyone looking to begin to play, expand their play, or just keep in shape and have fun. He's the best.
Alex
A super insightful and helpful method of teaching that works so well for Zoom piano lessons. Tons of knowledge of scales, chords, and everything in between!
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Alex S.

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  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • B.M. with an emphasis in music composition from California State University, Long Beach
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Alex S.

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What are three things you enjoy about your playing and what are three things you wish were improved? I ask this question of each student so we can customize YOUR lessons and practice sessions. I love to see my students grow and learn what fuels their passion for music and we will develop exercises and songs that fit your interests. With ten years of teaching experience and multiple students in honor groups, I stand by studio's results!

About Alex

I attended the music program at California State University, Long Beach (Go Beach!), where I completed a bachelors of music in 2007. This time was spent immersed in saxophone performance, jazz studies, music theory, and music education. I have been active in music education for a decade, maintaining

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Our son Charles started taking lessons with Alex Sadnik when he was in 6th grade, and he is now going to be a senior in high school. It was in -home until the pandemic last year. After changing to him, Charles made tremendous progress quickly. Alex is a terrific teacher. He has patience , and is encouraging. He would often spend part of the lesson playing together with him, which was helpful. He would also allow Charles to choose some of the music he was interested in learning.
We would highly recommend Alex to anyone who wants to learn Saxophone or flute . You won’t be disappointed!!
Naomi
Thank you Alex for being such a great teacher, musician and mentor. My son has enjoyed playing and learning saxophone under your guidance for the past five years.
We are happy that the transition from in person to online lessons has been seamless. We find it helpful that you review his prerecorded music/practice clips ahead of time so that lessons are spent giving feedback on what is most important. We appreciate the extra effort and thought you put into planning each lesson as well as your customized worksheets. We value your professionalism, commitment, positivity and encouragement in his musical journey.

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The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Fisher is $71. 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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"After 10 years of inactivity, I decided to jump back into playing the saxophone. I started working with Matt a few weeks ago, and it's really been great. He's very personable and I respond well to his teaching method. In just a few sessions, I'm understanding more jazz theory and am already seeing my technical skills improve. He seems to adapt his style to each student, so if you're looking to learn an instrument or just brush up on a few things, I highly recommend him."
Erica
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Very professional and thorough!"
Dana
Took Saxophone lessons from Joseph M.
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"I don’t sit in on the lessons, but this is the first lesson my 13 yr old takes initiative to be ready for. No chasing him to be ready. He even voluntarily re joined the band at school. All good signs to me. We had a couple of hiccups and Andrew was very accommodating to assist with rescheduling. BEST thing busy mom doesn’t have to leave home!"
Tae
Took Saxophone lessons from Andrew L.
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"Excellent instructor, very relaxed atmosphere and provided a lot of good information. Especially liked that fact that he took the time to cover what was needed rather than strict adherence to the clock. Highly recommend his as a music instructor."
Barry Walsh
Took Saxophone lessons from Kevin D.
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"I used to play saxophone in high school but hadn't picked it up in over a decade and a few lessons with Jordan gave me my chops back along with a renewed appreciation for the instrument. I look forward to continued growth under Jordan's tutelage. He's a great teacher and inspiration as a musician."
Marc
Took Saxophone lessons from Jordan L.
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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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"Crazy, awsome guy. Really enjoys what he is doing and gets you excited about learning to play. Flexible and offers multiple ideas to reach a goal.
Cool guy!"
Jac
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"First lesson was great. It felt like he was teaching to what I need rather than just a formula he uses across the board. So I’m looking forward to learning with Matt"
Athena
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Shannon is very personable and obviously loves what she does. She explains things in a very simple and easy to understand fashion. I was comfortable with her right away. I'm excited about playing my instrument!"
Melissa
Took Saxophone lessons from Shannon S.
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"Every lesson with Ian is perfect. He is encouraging and pushes me to work harder.

Really makes me appreciate the sax and how beautiful it sounds."
Scott
Took Saxophone lessons from Ian B.
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