Saxophone Lessons in Markham, IL

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Isaiah S.

16 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2013
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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 P

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Jenny
I've had several piano teachers over the years. Isaiah is by far the best. He is patient and extremely knowledgeable.
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
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Sean H.

12 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
  • Speaks
  • Awarded Outstanding Performance from Detroit Jazz Festival, 2008
  • Teaching since 2004
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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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Elissa M.

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Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded The Dean's List from Miami-Dade Community College
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Elissa M.

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I graduated high school with scholarship, at the prestigious boarding school for the arts, called Interlochen Arts Academy. After that I graduated with my Associate's Degree in Music, from Miami Dade College under the direction of Rodester Brandon. Immediately after transferring from Miami Dade College, I auditioned and got accepted into the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University Bloomington, with a very generous scholarship. I studied jazz performance under the direction of David Baker and Thomas Walsh. Right after I graduated with my Bachelor's Degree, I was ready to work. I started working as a musician for Royal Caribbean Cruises, where I got most of my performing experience outside of school.
I teach my students what they actually need to learn in order to "make it" as a musician in today's competitive music industry. With a strong music foundation and twenty-three years of experience, I can teach students how to survive as a performing musician.

About Elissa

My name is Elissa, and I am a multi-instrumentalist! Born and raised in Miami, Florida, I had the privilege of learning how to play music since age eleven. After graduating from the prestigious Interlochen Arts Academy in Music, I went on to finish my Associate's Degree from Miami-Dade College, and

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Randall K.

68 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks
  • Bachelor of Arts from University of South Florida
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Randall K.

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Students start with the Rubank book for Saxophone. Later we will add the Universal Sax method and move all the way up to Ferling Studies, along the way we learn to sight read and our scales. We work on both classical Sax solos and on jazz, learning to improv.

About Randall

I have been teaching music for over 20 years and playing as a professional musician for even longer. I know how to get the best out of my students and have fun doing it. I'm a University of South Florida grad and I have worked and studies in Las Vegas and at the Berklee school of music. My studen

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Great teachings
Ricardo B.
Helpful and funny.
Lucky Best
I'm a 52 year-old with no music background and today was my first virtual alto sax lesson with Randall. I must admit that I was very intimidated at first and didn't think that I would be able to get the most out of this virtual learning experience. However, Randall made me very comfortable and quickly got me relaxed as if he were right there with me in my living room. We began by him showing me the do's and don'ts of putting my horn together (especially the mouthpiece), fingering, and creating the sound I wanted. I was impressed because he taught me about 5 to 6 notes in this initial session. To be honest I didn't even think that I would've been able to get a note out but I did. Although I didn't want my first saxophone lesson to be virtual, I can confidently say that I will continue my sessions with Randall and highly recommend his services.
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Dr. Kimberly K.

79 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Dr. Kimberly K.

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Want to learn to play the alto or tenor saxophone? Let me help you! I have more than 20 years of teaching experience. I teach age 5 to 99!

About Dr. Kimberly

Kimberly was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona. After starting the flute and piano at the age of 8, she knew she had found something she loved and wanted in her life forever. At age 12, she added the saxophone and clarinet to her repertoire of instruments. After completing her Bachelors degree in F

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Jake
Kim is the best! She is so patient and encouraging. I love my lessons with her!
Izzy
Nice and encouraging per the student :)
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Ethan H.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 8 to 80
  • Music Performance from Berklee College of Music
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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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Isabelle Ng
I have studied saxophone, jazz piano/theory, and songwriting with Ethan for over 2 years, and he is the best music instructor I've ever had. He cares so much about his students and helps us thrive. Not only is Ethan my teacher, he is a friend and a mentor.

I first met Ethan through my school's jazz combo program, and my interest in music immediately grew in the presence of his friendly persona. Ethan organized life changing jam sessions and master classes that I will remember forever. His teaching approach is project based which gives his students something to walk away with. With his guidance, I have become a stronger musician and a wiser person. Thanks Ethan!

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Markham, IL

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Markham is $70. 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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"First lesson and very easy to work with during the online session.
Great first experience."
Matthew (Matt)
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric P.
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"Enjoyed my first lesson!
Great teacher
Can’t wait for next one"
Andrii
Took Saxophone lessons from Josh G.
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"Lucas did a great job and was very helpful."
Mark
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"Very helpful, and willing to go on whatever pace you need. Highly recommended."
Ahmed
Took Saxophone lessons from Josh G.
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"Mikaela is a very upbeat passionate teacher and was very warm and welcoming. I had no prior experience with instruments and I learned so much in 30 minutes and truly believe Mikaela will get me to my goal!"
Jerrod Nicholls
Took Saxophone lessons from Mikaela Y.
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"It's great having Carl W. As a teacher. Very interesting lesson session"
Olushoga Jacobs
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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"Joshua has been a great teacher for my 11 year old son! My son is learning how to play the saxophone and even though he's had no experience playing any type of instruments, he's learning a lot because Joshua's a great teacher. He's patient and kind with him and I would recommend him to anyone that's looking to learn something new!"
Jessenia
Took Saxophone lessons from Joshua F.
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"Very approachable, explains things clearly, friendly, and helped my son (very beginner) work on notes w/o squeaks, scales and other great tips to help him progress. Looking forward to our next lesson!"
Carrie
Took Saxophone lessons from Josh G.
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"I am extremely excited about taking lessons! Even more so excited about my decision to have Benjamin as my Instructor. He has a natural teaching ability- making it easy for a student to grasp the lesson."
De'Ante
Took Saxophone lessons from Benjamin M.
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"She is excellent. She has lots of patience and if she can teach me --she can teach anyone."
Nidhi
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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