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Michael H.

7 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michael H.

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I have had many successful students in my nearly 10 years teaching saxophone! I always gear lessons toward the individual student's musical goals and interests and I am constantly reinforcing good technique and practice habits. My favorite genre to teach is jazz, but I can help you with classical and pop music, too!

About Michael

I received my bachelors degree in music education and jazz studies from Western Michigan University, and my master's in jazz studies from Temple University in Philadelphia. I have played saxophone, flute and clarinet professionally in many different settings. My favorite genre to play and teach

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Ian
I’m very fortunate to be able to learn from Michael. I’ve been working with him for two years now. Since COVID we have been doing lessons online and it’s working well. He is a very talented musician and teacher. Also a very kind and supportive person.
Hugh
Michael introduced my 10 year old kid to saxophone. Lessons were in person and online. My daughter enjoyed them greatly and progressed well, learning to read music and play by ear. He was creative, nurturing and supportive to a new learner. He left quite a lasting impression. We were sad to see him leave the area.
Bobby
I've been with Micheal for over two years now and he has helped me a ton. He's helped my technique, understanding of theory and the music I'm playing. I have recently started flute and he has given me great guidance on how I can improve and it has help tremendously.
Out of all the private lesson teachers I've had, Micheal is by far the best. I highly recommend him.
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Sean H.

12 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2004
  • BM Jazz Studies/Saxophone Performance from Western Michigan University
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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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Damien G.

47 Reviews
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Starting at $22
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1990
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Damien G.

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Damien G. received his Bachelor’s degree in Clarinet Performance from Loyola University New Orleans, his Master’s Degree from the University of North Texas, and is currently working on his DMA at the University of North Texas. As an undergrad at Loyola University, Damien toured as a clarinet soloist with the Loyola Chamber Orchestra in Yugoslavia, Hungary, and Vienna. He has been a member of the UNT Wind Symphony , under Eugene Corporan, and the UNT Orchestra, led by Anshel Brusilow. More recently, he has performed at two UNT concerto concerts as a soloist with the UNT chamber orchestra. Damien also has performed with the Contemporary Theater of Dallas along with other freelance activities in the DFW area. His teachers include: Mr. A. Crisanti,Dr. James Gillespie, Dr. John Scott, Steve Cohen, Daryl Coad, and John Reeks.

About Damien

Damien G. received his Bachelor’s degree in Clarinet Performance from Loyola University New Orleans, his Master’s Degree from the University of North Texas, and is currently working on his DMA at the University of North Texas. As an undergrad at Loyola University, Damien toured as a clarinet sol

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LAKE A.
Creative ways of learning the keys. My kids picked it up immediately
Diane Heyman
I had a great first lesson with Damien. He is patient and extremely considerate. Damien took the time to determine a baseline of my general knowledge. He answered my questions and fully explained the concepts that we discussed. At all times I felt that I was having a positive experience and I have set goals for my next lesson. I am energized and motivated to continue and look forward to my next lesson with Damien.
Andrew
great teacher!
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Charlie S.

1 Review
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Starting at $17
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
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Charlie S.

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I give lessons based on the individuals needs. I have performed in a variety of groups and locations from bars and resturants to theme parks and weddings, playing everything from jazz to pop. I can teach you to perform in any group, using sheet music and/or your ear. I teach arranging, composition, performance, technique, theory, etc. My goal is to teach you how to play the music you want, the way you want to and give you the tools to learn to play anything you need to quickly and efficiently.

About Charlie

I love music, video games, art, travel. I love many different styles of music and I love sharing that with other musicians/students. I spend my spare time running bands and D&D sessions as well as traveling and taking care of my 2 cats 🐈

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Yemani Schneider
Charlie was a pleasure to work with! Extremely skilled saxophonist! 10/10
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Chad E.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chad E.

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I studied classical saxophone at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels and Jazz improvisation at Howard University. My lessons will show you just about every aspect of playing the saxophone form articulation for an etude or how to swing the notes for jazz band.

About Chad

Saxophone is my business for over 40 years. Jazz, R&B, Classical, Hip Hop whatever the job needs. If you want to learn how to play classical and need work that will get you that scholarship, you have come to the right place. You could be in the jazz band and need some help with the improvisation, yo

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Guy D.
Chad has been very encouraging so far. My son is planning to audition for his school jazz band, and Chad is helping him prepare for this. So far, we are very pleased and impressed. Thank you.
Eric B.
My son said this after his first lesson with Chad, “Mom, this is the first time I actually smiled after a lesson, I already know I’m going to learn so much from him!”
Eric Thomas
Awesome first lesson. Went over a bunch of things. very patient and very knowledgeable. Looking forward to the rest of the lessons,
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Jon M.

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Starting at $42
  • Speaks
  • Music from Oakland University
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Jon M.

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I offer a  learning experience designed to accommodate viewers of all levels; from beginners to seasoned experts. I empower our community to learn at their own pace whenever it’s convenient, and from the comfort of wherever they are in the world. I have been playing and teaching for decades and have launched hundreds of students on their saxophone journey. jonmontgomerymusic.com

My innovative tutorials give users the opportunity to expand their horizons and learn new skills - all from the comfort of their own device. Whether it's learning to play well in your school band or becoming a professional saxophonist that performs all over the world I can help you because I have done it myself! By working at something so cool and fun as playing saxophone you can enjoy decades of making great music in different types of bands because you will have the skills to achieve it.

About Jon

State Certified Music Educator U.S. Army Band commander (Retired) I offer a  learning experience designed to accommodate viewers of all levels; from beginners to seasoned experts. I empower our community to learn at their own pace whenever it’s convenient, and from the comfort of wherever they

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Hickory Hills, IL

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Hickory Hills is $72. 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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Harry G. is an excellent saxophone teacher with a wide range of knowledge. He is pleasant and engaging and has made learning a second instrument for my 10 year old son FUN! Luke is already playing duets with Harry after only 1 month of lessons! I can't recommend Harry G. enough!!
Stephanie- mom"
Stephanie
Took Saxophone lessons from Harry G.
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"Isaiah was excellent with my kids and seems to be super knowledgeable. We are excited to continue."
Miles
Took Saxophone lessons from Isaiah S.
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"When my 11 year old son first began saxophone lessons with Michael Weiss, he was a true beginner but within 5 months, he was playing a song at a recital! Michael is patient and kind but firm in his direction and has instilled confidence in my son that he can play whatever songs he wants to play with focus and practice. Michael is flexible and adept at tailoring his lessons to the individual's needs. I highly recommend him."
Suzette
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael W.
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"Another great lesson! I hIghly recommend Sergio!"
Paul
Took Saxophone lessons from Sergio M.
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"Sergio is terrific! Highly recommend. Smart, easy to talk to, clear instruction and good sense of humor too. Big thumbs up!"
Paul
Took Saxophone lessons from Sergio M.
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"Excellent instructor. Highly knowledgeable in music theory and the mechanics of the instrument. I took lessons from Andy for many years. He always kept it challenging - never boring, pushed me to do more than i thought I could. Well worth the money. Can't go wrong with this one!"
Suzy
Took Saxophone lessons from Andy W.
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"We are so lucky to have found Michael! Before we started with him in February, my son played Ode to Joy, now he's practicing jazz and having fun while practicing. Michael has awesome enthusiasm, and a great foundation in both performance and theory. He shows care for the student and is always supportive. I completely recommend him for any skill level!"
Aaron
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"I have to say that Michael is the best music teacher I ever had. and I have studied music for a long time. He is patient, thoughtful and his music skills are outstanding I recommended him as the best."
Amparo
Took Saxophone lessons from Lance R.
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"Top notch teacher.

Norman is an excellent teacher. I have been with him for just over a month now and I have came leaps and bounds. It's my first instrument that I have tried to learned and I can read music and play duets with him. He's friendly and very knowledgeable of the material also. I would say that in a couple months I will be dazzling my friends and family. So if your thinking about an instructor then Norman would be a great investment."
Jordan
Took Saxophone lessons from Norman T.
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"Excelnte very helpful"
Juan
Took Saxophone lessons from Lorenzo D.
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