Saxophone Lessons in Franklin Park, IL

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Paul M.

19 Reviews
Oak Forest, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, German
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Paul M.

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Students will learn notes, technique, pieces, performance skills and sight reading.

About Paul

I have my bachelors degree in sacred music, my masters degree in music performance, and my doctorate in worship studies. I am an experienced music teacher with great interpersonal skills and enjoy creating a fun and meaningful learning environment for all ages of students. I teach music theory conc

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Yah D.
Wow! Wow! Wow! This was truly money and time well spent. I went into this lesson with no expectations, rather just with the hope of connecting well with a piano instructor that was not only well versed but could ease me into being a student. Paul is a rare treasure. He exceeded all my hopes of what I hoped to gain from my lessons. I would highly recommend him for any piano student. If you're looking to be challenged, and learn any genre of music,, don't wait...book your lessons with Paul. Thank you Paul. I'm looking forward to growing as a student.
Alex
Paul has been very patient and wonderful with my 6 year old son who has just started lessons.
Lorenzo S.
My first lesson was great. Mr. Paul was very patient and judged my skill level before making a lesson plan. Initially I was nervous, because I have never taken lessons before, but that quickly went away. I can definitely tell that he knows his stuff when it comes to teaching. He a great teacher and conversationalist.
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Sean H.

12 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Awarded Outstanding Performance from Detroit Jazz Festival, 2008
  • Teaching since 2004
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Sean H.

12 Reviews
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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).

Dave K.

22 Reviews
Palos Heights, IL
Starting at $24
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Bachelor Music Performance from Northern Illinois University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Dave K.

22 Reviews
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I have been teaching Saxophone for 18 years and have taught hundreds of satisfied students. When you sign up for saxophone lessons with me, you will begin by learning the basics of the instrument including proper holding and playing position, tone production, rhythm, first position notes, basic notation. Once you get the basics down, you will learn how to play your favorite melodies and songs. All of this can happen within the first 4-6 months of playing.

About Dave

Dave K. began playing guitar at the age of 10. His influences include Joe Satriani, Eric Johnson, Guthrie Govan, Jimi Hendrix, David Gilmour, Jeff Beck, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Pat Martino, Pat Metheny and Scott Henderson. At the age of 17 he began teaching private guitar and bass lessons to classmates

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Howard W.
I haven't played the violin since I was in middle school, and I wanted to re-learn to play it. I am so glad I picked Dave, he is very professional and made me feel very comfortable. I jumped in with both feet and Dave made the instructions at our first lesson easy for me to understand. Excellent location and studio is awesome.
Rushia Hendricks
Excellent lesson. Does a wonderful job at taking older students and gently holding their feet to the fire to bring out the best- even under the most challenging of circumstances. Kudos to being such a uniquely great teacher!
Tom L.
I realize it was the first lesson but I was a little disappointed that we spend nearly the entire time on housekeeping items, like canceling and re-scheduling appointments. I think that could have been covered with an e-mail or handout. I also thought we spent too much time going over the differences between acoustic and electric guitars - considering my age and background. Would have liked to see him demonstrate what I was asked to practice before the next lesson instead of just being told to refer to the workbook.

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Evan G.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • BM in Music Performance from Indiana University Fort Wayne
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Evan G.

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I have experience in teaching every level of student from beginning to advanced. I am a big believer in teaching the fundamentals. I spend much time working on tone and technique with my students as this leads to much success when it comes to specializing in both classical and jazz playing. I give students much freedom as to what they want to work on as this allows students to be excited about taking lessons. After all, music is supposed to be fun!

About Evan

Evan Gidley boasts an impressive resume as a bandleader, composer, and woodwind artist fluent in both classical and jazz performance. He has performed at a number of the United States’ most prestigious venues, including Carnegie Hall and Jazz at the Lincoln Center. As a soloist, Evan has appeared w

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Jan
Fantastic teacher! Knows the saxophone forwards and backwards and can teach any style and any age or experience level. Excellent musician. Also a knowledgeable and competent teacher of clarinet and flute. Highly recommend!
Sarah
Evan is a highly skilled teacher who is always well prepared for lessons. His level of professionalism is to be commended! He kept lessons interesting and exiting. An instructor I would recommend to anyone looking to hone their instrument skills.
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Ashley E.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
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Ashley E.

16 Reviews
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I have been training on the saxophone for upwards of twelve years! I have been giving lessons since 2015, and I am qualified to teach beginner to intermediate players. I've earned top chairs in my county, district, and state, and students of mine have gone on to do the same in their own ensembles! I have also played in select honors bands, such as the Great American Marching Band in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. I am a skilled teacher, having served as a middle school teacher's assistant and summer camp music instructor. My prices are competitive because I simply want to share the joy of music with you or your student!

What to expect when you take lessons with me:

-Flexible scheduling
-A judgement-free, creative environment!
-A free PDF of the saxophone fundamentals workbook with which I teach, as a supplement to personalized lesson-planning.

(CANCELLATION POLICY: I will do my best to reschedule lessons with students if I am notified 24 hours in advance. Otherwise, ...

About Ashley

Hey, there! My name is Ashley, and I am a musician, comedian, actor, and French tutor based in New York City. I am a proud graduate of Fordham University at Lincoln Center. My style of teaching is very goal-driven, so that I can cater my skill set to my student's to engender a positive, stimulating

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Katherine
Ashley is the best! She was so encouraging and enthusiastic in our first alto saxophone lesson! With no prior knowledge of woodwinds, I was playing tunes by the end of an hour. She was so friendly and helpful as she taught me how to assemble and care for the instrument, and gently reminded me to correct my posture and keep my fingers on the keys. If you're looking for a sax teacher at any level, I can't recommend Ashley highly enough!
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Samantha B.
Ashley was positive and encouraging in my first lesson. She took the time to review all parts of the instrument, how to hold it, clean it, etc., and answered all my questions. She had me adjust in different ways to make sound to get me to the right starting place. I'm looking forward to lots more learning!
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Hantao L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Chinese, English
  • Teaching since 2004
  • saxophone from The University of Iowa
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Hantao L.

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I work with a small number of students on a 1:1 basis throughout the year.

If you’re looking to up-level your music career, and are committed to real, long-term growth and success, send me a message to discus our saxophone lesson.

About Hantao

holding doctoral of musical arts degree in saxophone performance from The University of Iowa, where the saxophone studio is renowned. has had long time teaching experiences with all different levels of students.

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Franklin Park, IL

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Franklin Park 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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Marie
Took Saxophone lessons from Amber W.
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"I've played the sax intermittently over the years. Now that my kids are older, I decided to take lessons. I'm so thankful for finding Max. He builds on my strengths and helps me fill in the gaps in my playing. I'm having fun and becoming a better player. I notice an improvement every lesson."
Kym
Took Saxophone lessons from Max S.
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"He is a great teacher! He truly loves what he does, you can tell! This makes for a great experience for learning...
We can definitely recommend Michael!"
Liam
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Great teacher, very nice person!"
Anthony
Took Saxophone lessons from Robin L.
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"Lonze, does a great job of working with my son to make sure he understands not only the instrument but the theory behind what he is asking him to do."
Sean
Took Saxophone lessons from Lonze R.
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"I highly recommend Kendra as a woodwinds teacher! I'm back playing tenor sax after 40 years off, and wanted to get my technique back, and learn to express my musical ideas. Now I'm playing better than my high school days, and newly doing jazz solos.
Kendra is wonderfully, broadly trained, and very effective at working with me on everything from embouchure and fingerings to maximizing effectiveness of practice. She is ALWAYS upbeat, supportive, friendly, PATIENT, and helpful - and I've always looked forward to our lessons. She is very good at figuring out how to be helpful, and how to keep the joy in music even while working on technique, and at my request, music theory. I could not have enjoyed the experience more, or been more successful, than with Kendra."
Eric
Took Saxophone lessons from Kendra E.
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"Paul is a very helpful teacher who can help me learn at a great pace!"
Kevin
Took Saxophone lessons from Paul M.
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"I took lessons with Eric for 4 years. I could not give enough thanks to Eric for how much my playing improved after taking lessons with him. Eric's instruction is clear, thorough, and is an excellent source of knowledge that will vastly improve your skill."
Kevin
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric P.
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"Awesome teacher! Really learned alot, thanks so much!"
Daniel
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"Lonze was great… Very attentive to what I wanted to learn and patient with things I didn’t understand"
Chas
Took Saxophone lessons from Lonze R.
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