Saxophone Lessons in Lincolnwood, IL

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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
  • Awarded Outstanding Performance from Detroit Jazz Festival, 2008
  • 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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Justin H.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Master of Music in Wind Band Conducting from Central Michigan University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Justin H.

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The saxophone is an amazing instrument! The saxophone is unique because it blends the sound of a brass instrument with the use of woodwind keys. I am so excited to teach you more about the saxophone. I am an interactive teacher who can assist you in many ways in regards to learning how to play the saxophone including; correct posture, new breathing techniques, correct fingerings, alternative fingerings, improved sight-reading skills, greater music theory knowledge, and performance skills. I recommend using the Essential Elements for Band book series. Once we connect and I can find out more about your playing level we can find the perfect book for your. I can't wait to work with you :)

About Justin

As a highly skilled musician and teacher with proven experience in building music programs, teaching all levels of skill, expressing a high level of artistry, and developing professional relationships; I believe you will thoroughly enjoy working with me. I have been a life long musician, starting w

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Ramon L.
He is almost perfect however needs to be assertive and more frank.
Ramon L.
The bassoon is intimidating but not the teacher.
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Gleb V.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Lithuanian, LIthuanian, English, Russian, German, Russian, German, English
  • Bachelor in Saxophone and Clarinet, Bachelor Instrumental Pedagogy from MUHO KÖLN, Wilna Conservatory
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Gleb V.

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I have developed a teaching method that is efficient and creative, and is backed by over thirty years of professional performing experience. In the past fifteen years, I have taught continuously at several music schools in Germany. In my classroom, I approach music lessons with uncompromising attention to the goals of my students, their abilities and style. While focused on rigorous study of instrumental technique and music theory,

About Gleb

My name is Gleb V. I am a professional music instructor and performing musician. I have sixteen years of teaching experience for children and adults of all ages, and have been recording and performing internationally for over thirty years. Specializing in saxophone, clarinet, flute and piano, I h

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Naf
Gleb is an absolute please to learn from! He understands his students and patiently brings them to meet their fullest potential. He has a wonderful personality and fun approach to ensure that his students keep the enjoyment playing their selected instrument.
Oladele Ojo
Great instructor, extremely patient and flexible with location. Even spent extra time showing me new materials, interesting songs to practice, and where to get my sax looked at for cheap.
Barak P.
This was my first time using takelessons and I am impressed. Gleb is very knowledgeable, punctual, dedicated and a pleasure to work with. My 14yr is making improvements every week and it is very noticeable. Looking forward to continue working with him.
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Nathan S.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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Nathan S.

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Lesson topics include

-Fundamentals of saxophone sound and technique
-Jazz Improvisation
-Solo Transcription
-Music Thoery
-Ear Training
-Compostion

About Nathan

I am a professional saxophonist, composer, and educator based in New York City. I'm am currently on faculty at Larchmont Music Academy and The Juilliard School Evening Division. I have a Bachelor's in Music Performance from Berklee College of Music, in Boston, MA, and a Master of Music in Jazz Studi

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Ariel A.
Nathan is a great saxophone instructor. He was able to help my son with our song and understood what we need right away. Looking forward for our lessons together...
Eric
Knows what he's talking about, gets to the point, does not waste time, personable, and listens to where I want the training to go.
Soma C.
Great teacher! I enjoyed our lesson!
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Ethan H.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 8 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ethan H.

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The saxophone is easy to start on (if you know the right tricks) and tough to master. Wherever you are on your journey with the instrument, I've been there, and I can help. We'll sort out your fundamentals- tone, time, technique and intonation- while learning your favorite tunes and music I recommend for you based on what you like and want to learn. We improvise, compose, transcribe, and arrange so that you can understand music and express ideas fluently in any medium, the same way you can read, write and speak your native languages. The ultimate goal is to give you all the tools you need to create music you love- whether that means covering something you heard on Spotify or improvising new music from scratch.

I've played saxophone for over 15 years, studying first with Dann Zinn in the Bay Area, and then George Garzone and Shannon LeClaire at Berklee College of Music. I've taught the instrument and music to people since I was 18. I learned the instrument through an obsession with ...

About Ethan

My musical life started at the piano when I was four. I've spent the last five years helping students understand the sounds that speak to them and bring them into their own music-making. I spent my early years playing piano, then picked up the saxophone, which took me to Berklee College of Music,

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Nicolas
Ethan is truly an amazing saxophone teacher! I started learning the saxophone on my own but had been plateauing for months. Thanks to Ethan, I learned very useful tips - ranging from music theory to practical advises - and I can now feel myself progressing again. What’s impressed me the most with Ethan are his passion for the music, his dedication to transmitting his love for the saxophone and his desire to find the find the best teaching approach for each of his students.
Matthew
The way I view music and life in general has shifted in the best way possible. Stoked to have been apart of Ethan's lessons and recommend anyone interested in music to do the same. The things I never even begun to understand about music are now commonplace and serve to better my understanding of music as a whole.
J-P
Ethan has always shone as the most impressive of all my mentors in my eyes. Even since I started working with him four years ago, he has always put in the most effort for each of his students, and still continues to outdo himself. A great quality of his that proves more difficult to find out there is his raw passion and skill for leaving no bit of knowledge behind in sharing with his students. Whether it’s advanced music theory skills or pro-level composition techniques, he never fails to demonstrate his talent for spreading knowledge and helping his students learn. Ethan is an astounding instructor, mentor, and friend, and I hope other students can experience the same learning opportunities that I have.

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Lincolnwood, IL

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Lincolnwood 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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"BEST instructor EVER-The BEST teacher in Las Vegas!!! I'm going to miss your wonderful teachings after all these great months together. However, you 'll be back for me soon!!! Thank you so much!!!!!! I can play Saxophone now! And I can't believe I had no idea how to do it before you come along, you just made everything so easy for me wow!!!. Thank you so, so, much Kendra!!!!"
Elena
Took Saxophone lessons from Kendra E.
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"We are off to a great start!!! Very encouraging."
James
Took Saxophone lessons from Rob S.
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"Great intro to Sax .. Dr Kimberly was patient with me as a first time attempt to use the instrument. /Reminds me of a song .. its a long long road with many a winding turn ... Thanks"
Michael
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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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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"Sergio provided a good understanding and application for my first saxophone lesson. I had no knowledge of playing the instrument. He showed my how to create sound right off the bat. He had a good attitude with me, being very relax and patient. Nice time with him. Eddie."
Edward
Took Saxophone lessons from Sergio M.
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"It seemed like a great first lesson. My son was comfortable and got directly to learning. We are confident that Mr. West will have him caught up with the rest of the 7th grade band in no time!"
Sam
Took Saxophone lessons from Thomas W.
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"Very patient and informative"
Jennifer Naviglia
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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"Great first visit! Rob is great, calm and very informative. Can't wait to see what more comes from my sons lessons."
Jack
Took Saxophone lessons from Rob S.
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"Awesome person and teacher."
Igor
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"First lesson was amazing from start to finish, great introductory from how to hold the instrument, down to first steps to making a sound, and even to a first song! Thanks Ian."
Max
Took Saxophone lessons from Ian B.
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