Saxophone Lessons in Lockport, IL

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Dave K.

22 Reviews
Palos Heights, IL
Starting at $24
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Bachelor Music Performance from Northern Illinois University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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Hunter D.

5 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Bachelors in Jazz Studies from Indiana Univsersity
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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Hunter D.

5 Reviews
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First lesson, finding your own voice on the instrument, and everything in between!
Learn to connect your ear and mind with the rest of your body and to the saxophone.
The saxophone is an expressive instrument-- be ready to express yourself!

About Hunter

***As of May 15th, 2020 all lessons will be conducted through Zoom*** My primary teaching philosophy revolves around the ideas of creativity and cooperative problem solving. I believe that all musicians should be actively training their ears as well as their abilities on their instrument. I focus

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Chad and William K.
Hunter is a phenomenal teacher. My son (7) and myself have been taking weekly lessons with Hunter for 8 months now. He is wonderful with kids focusing on my son's readiness and getting him to enjoy and make progress. With me, Hunter has been great at adapting to what I wanted to get out of the lessons and I have made really great progress I did not think was possible. Thank you Hunter!!!
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Sloan
Exceeded our expectations! He was engaging, smart and fun with my daughter. She loved the time with him and can't wait for her next lesson.

Paul M.

18 Reviews
Oak Forest, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, German
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Paul M.

18 Reviews
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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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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.
Kennedy B.
Paul was very pleasant. He thoroughly explained things to my daughter in a manner that she could understand. He listened to her play and they also played together.

This was her first flute lesson with Paul, but she's already looking forward to the next lesson.

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Tyler B.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English
  • Master of Music, Jazz Performance from New England Conservatory of Music
  • Teaching since 2010
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Tyler B.

6 Reviews
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With training at high-level schools and over a decade of diverse professional experience, I'm well-suited to teach saxophone in any style. Whether you need help with school ensemble music, want to learn your favorite melodies, or even want to write your own music, I can offer experienced and relaxed guidance towards your goals!

About Tyler

I'm a multi-instrumentalist, teacher, composer, and arranger, living in Brooklyn, having moved from Boston in 2018. My professional experience on saxophone, keyboards, clarinet, flute, and bass in many different musical styles has offered me a wide-ranging palate to teach from. For the past six-plu

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John B.
Tyler is an excellent instructor.
Karen
My daughter enjoyed learning clarinet with Tyler. As another reviewer has noted, Tyler is a gentle and patient teacher. My daughter could be difficult during lessons and often got distracted, and Tyler was great at steering her back on track and engaging her through new music and exercises.
Katrin
Tyler was the piano teacher for our two daughters for almost 5 years. They were piano beginners aged 4 and 6 when we started. My daughters are more on the shy side, and Tyler ended up being the perfect teacher for them. He is gentle and patient but at the same time got them excited about learning the instrument and playing music of different genres. My daughters enjoyed the lessons very much and they were sad to see Tyler leave for New York. I can highly recommend Tyler as a teacher especially for shy beginners like my daughters were.
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Dan E.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • B.S. Business Administration from University of California, Berkeley
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Dan E.

3 Reviews
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I have been very fortunate to have had some incredible teachers over the years - George Garzone, Kenny Werner, Billy Kilson, Ed Tomassi, Shannon LeClaire, and many others - and I know how much of a difference the right teacher can make.

I love to teach, and have been teaching both privately and in a school setting, as a band director, for many years. I have worked with students of all ages and levels, from complete beginners to advanced players. Whether you want to learn how to read music, improve your technique, work on your sound, practice the fundamentals, develop your soloing, or all of the above, I can help take you to the next level.

I hope to work with you!

About Dan

Originally from San Francisco, I have been playing saxophone for nearly 20 years. I have been fortunate to perform all over the world, including recent tours in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Panama, and Costa Rica, and have shared the stage with many great artists, including Danilo Perez, Kenny Werner,

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Derek
I look forward to my lessons with Dan every week. I’m a beginner alto player and Dan does a great job patiently answering all my questions and giving comprehensive advice. He’s very analytical and gives you the detailed context of why what you’re learning is important and how it fits into the context of playing in a band, different styles etc. He will flex lessons based on what you need to know but also what you’re interested in. Most importantly he’s fun and just an all around great guy. He’s the man, what else can I say.
M
Dan is kind and caring. He was very patient going over the super basics with a brand-new player! He gave good, clear instruction, and is focused on mastering the fundamentals so players can start with good habits and good sound, and so players can make future advancements more smoothly.
Lenka
Dan is a fountain of knowledge; an incredibly talented and eclectic artist. I have been struggling with alto sax for years but with Dan’s approach, I finally feel, I am making some progress. Dan tailors the lessons to fit your needs; making it challenging, comprehensive, engaging and fun. He helps me transcribe small parts of licks I like, which has been an invaluable experience for me. He makes sure that you REALLY get the material you are studying. Don’t just shake your head and say “yes”.
He is always there to answer your questions (no matter how dumb they may seem), encourages and motivates you.

Paul N.

32 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 2 to 90
  • Teaching since 1996
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Paul N.

32 Reviews
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Online Saxophone Teacher

Learn not reading, songs, and proper finger techniques.

If you have music in school and want to get better or if you just want to start playing the saxophone.

About Paul

GREAT ONLINE LESSONS GIVEN ***My goal as a teacher*** I try to teach what the students are interested in and make it fun and interesting so that they learn the lessons and their favorite songs. Every student is different and needs to be taught in a way that makes learning easy and fun for th

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Lorence O.
Paul makes learning fun and he’s very good at what he does!!!
Ali
I had guitar and voice classes and they were awesome. He is patient with students, and helps you to grow fast and easy with his methods.
Dan
I came to Paul for some voice lessons before my band entered the studio. Not only did he help me improve my voice and ear training, but he gave me many tools to improve my timing, vocal range, and knowledge of theory. I highly recommend him!

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Lockport, IL

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Lockport is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $113 per hour.
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"I got a giod first impression from Aaron. First lesson was very fun and exciting. Aaron is very diwn to earth and encouraging. I look forward to more lessons on the saxophone."
Ryan
Took Saxophone lessons from Aaron H.
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"I can highly recommend Hayes as an instructor for beginning students. He has a great personality, really connects with kids, and is very enthusiastic about music and teaching. He is very patient, explains things clearly to my son, and always teaches in a professional manner. My son has taken lessons for 6 months and we are really happy with Hayes' lessons."
Tina
Took Saxophone lessons from Hayes H.
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"My son Kelly loves working with Micheal. Its fun, relaxed and easygoing. He couldn't be happier. Highly recommend!"
Julie
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Jimi is knowledgeable and explained everything about the saxaphone very well. I was happy with my first lesson."
Jackie
Took Saxophone lessons from Jimi Z.
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"Gleb has a been a really great teacher for my son! He is really nice and motivates my son to practice and to become a better saxophone player. My son's technique has also improved a lot since he started taking lessons with Gleb. He pays attention to detail and has helped us purchase the correct mouthpiece and reeds."
Louise
Took Saxophone lessons from Gleb V.
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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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"Stephanie is not only an incredible saxophonist, but a great teacher as well. She's cheerful and upbeat and really encouraging! I really enjoyed working with her over the course of a semester on a directed goal. I found her teaching methodology to be very flexible and she was open to finding different ways to help me learn to play a vibrato. I also learned many technical details about playing saxophone that surprised me and made me a better player. I would recommend her with enthusiasm."
Billie
Took Saxophone lessons from Stephanie M.
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"What a great experience I’ve had taking lessons from Cameron over the years. Not only is so kind hearted and organized but he knows his stuff and is an amazing player/teacher. With him I learned how to improve my sound production/embouchure, technique, time and overall musicality. He explains it all so well! I’d highly recommend. Thanks Cam!!"
Chase
Took Saxophone lessons from Cameron R.
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"Comprehensive, Fun, and Professional

My younger brother and I both have taken lessons through Bill for quite some time now.

Bill has been fantastic, and can accomodate to players of all levels. I've been playing for years, and Bill is able to provide practice materials relevant to my musical interests, appropriately scaling up the difficulty of what we're working on. Ranging from famous straight-ahead jazz solos, to tricky classical etudes, I'm happy to know my overall musical technique, repertoire, and general skill will continue to grow at the pace right for me.

My younger brother is taking some more beginner clarinet lessons, and couldn't agree more. He always looks forward to lesson day, seeing what new notes and scales he'll get to play through!"
Andrew
Took Saxophone lessons from Bill T.
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"Michael was so friendly and so great with my son! Patient and nurturing and was a true pleasure. We were very happy!"
Nathan
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael T.
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