Saxophone Lessons in La Grange, IL

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Dave K.

22 Reviews
Palos Heights, IL
Starting at $24
  • Bachelor Music Performance from Northern Illinois University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • 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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Isaiah S.

15 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • BA in Jazz and Contemporary Music from Chicago College of Performing Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Isaiah S.

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Music literacy, technique, theory, repertoire, style, and creative expression. Music is a source of fun and community, and I do my best to impart that on each student.
Audition prep!
Beginner-friendly!

About Isaiah

An active performer, bandleader, composer, and teacher, Isaiah provides a uniquely engaging and holistic musical education for students of all ages and skill levels. Isaiah earned his Bachelor's of Arts in Jazz & Contemporary Music Performance in 2019 from Roosevelt University's Chicago College of

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Erik H.
For someone who has never taken a private music lesson before I able to relax and begin learning about music literacy and music theory by Isaiah's ability to express and articulate the fundamentals of guitar in a simplified way. It was rewarding to leave the lesson with new techniques to practice and have fun with.
Amara K.
Terrific. Great with kids
Katie D.
We have a kid that has major anxiety issues, quit piano after a couple of years of learning nothing, and didn't want to play a musical instrument for the rest of her life. She was forced to take an instrument in school, and ended up borrowing my (older than I'd like to admit) flute. We searched for a teacher that "got" anxiety kids, and found Isaiah. In less than a year, my daughter is better on flute than I was after taking years of lessons. She adores Isaiah, and was so good after only playing for couple of months last year that she ended up playing a duet for the whole school at the winter concert. This was from the kid who wanted to change schools rather than take mandatory band class. He's an amazing teacher.
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Sean H.

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

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Sean H.

24 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Awarded Louis Armstrong Jazz Award from Saint Augustine High School
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Sean H.

24 Reviews
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I have been an avid saxophone player since I was in middle school. I have much experience leading saxophone sections and jazz bands, as well as coaching private students.

It is my philosophy that learning and playing an instrument should be an enjoyable experience, and it is my goal to spark a love of music in all my students. I will have you playing in no time, and will also teach you the theory behind music that is so essential for any musician to understand.

About Sean

Hello! My name is Sean H, and I am very passionate about helping my students accomplish their musical goals. I have been teaching for over six years and also have extensive experience as a performer. I have received several musical awards, including the prestigious Louis Armstrong Jazz Award and ha

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Kris H.
Sean is an excellent instructor and was very patient with our 8-year-old.
Allyson B.
He’s really good, he finds ways to improve your playing to make it easier and sound better. I definitely recommend.
Kevin
very good instructor
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Hunter H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
  • B.S. Music Industry from University of Southern California
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Hunter H.

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I have been playing alto saxophone (jazz and ensemble) for 13 years! The saxophone is one of the most beautiful sounding instruments and is worth the learn. I want to share my saxophone knowledge with those who are looking to take on a new hobby or relearn. It is important to not only know how the basics and fundamental keys to saxophone playing progress, but also understand the history behind the instrument as it will give the student much more appreciation for what he/she is learning. I am excited and cannot wait to meet you and teach!

About Hunter

Hey guys! My name is Hunter and I can't wait to teach you how to play alto saxophone! Our lessons will focus heavily on music theory, scales, history of the saxophone and music, and LOTS OF PLAYING! Can't wait to meet you!

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Joseph S.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • BM Music Performance from Cal State Fullerton
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Joseph S.

9 Reviews
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I have received my Bachelor degree from Cal State Fullerton, and specialize in classical saxophone focusing on sound, technique, and musicianship.

About Joseph

Saxophonist, composer, educator, Joseph David Spence has made a name as an advocate for the saxophone in the concert hall and in his own compositions. As the son of a film composer, Joseph David Spence’s compositional voice is rooted in musical storytelling told through a contemporary harmonic and

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Waseem K.
Great tutor.....very friendly and have knowledge about sax....
Jenna F.
My daughter had her first saxophone lesson and can't wait for the next one. Joseph was very patient with her and explained the basics of the saxophone.
Cody K.
Great experience!!!!

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in La Grange, IL

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in La Grange is $69. 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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"First lesson with my grandson. My grandson enjoyed it. Joseph was very professional."
louis
Took Saxophone lessons from Joseph M.
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"My son had been taking lessons from Masaru for almost 3 years, from 4th grade to 6th grade. If he didn't move to NY, we would continue the lessons. My son really enjoyed the time with Masaru . He is a wonderful teacher!"
Michelle
Took Saxophone lessons from Masaru K.
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"Great first lesson - very informative and helpful. I am looking forward to following his guidance/instructions and put forth the effort into playing my tenor as I’ve dreamed of one day."
Jose
Took Saxophone lessons from Lonze R.
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"My first class was a very pleasant experience, I'm looking forward to my next classes to see how much I learn with Fernando, I'm confident it will be a lot!"
Claudio Martinez
Took Saxophone lessons from Fernando P.
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"Kimberly has been teaching my 11 y/o saxophone for 2 years. She is patient and fun. My daughter enjoys the instrument so much more."
Jennifer
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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"He has help build confidence thru positive reenforcement for my son."
Kelly
Took Saxophone lessons from Anthony L.
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"Jeremy really enjoyed meeting Jon and taking first lesson from him because Jon was fun and relatable. He took time to explain and easy to understand. Looking forward to many more lessons from Jon."
Jeremey
Took Saxophone lessons from Jon S.
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"Awesome, she was great and has a very pleasant and helpful personality. We are looking forward to the next lesson."
DeDe
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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"Frixos is a great teacher. He makes sure you understand music theory before getting into to anything else which will make you a better player in the long run. Very patient and flexible."
Vanessa
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Kareem has been teaching me since I was in the fourth grade. I am currently in 8th grade, and man what can I say, he's as good as it gets! After two years I was in my middle school jazz band, which is not easy for a person who has only been playing for two years. You, yourself will be able to see extreme progress within just a few lessons! You must know Kareem teaches at Pierce College, a class at the Tacoma School of the Arts (which I hopefully will be attending and taking his class), teaches numerous private students every week, and lastly he performs with a stellar jazz band of his own! He is extremely dedicated to the musical field. If I were anybody reading this review and wanted to start playing any of the variety of instruments he plays, I would call Kareem K.!

-Adam Allegro"
Adam
Took Saxophone lessons from Kareem K.
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