Saxophone Lessons in Mundelein, IL

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Sean H.

12 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Outstanding Performance from Detroit Jazz Festival, 2008
  • BM Jazz Studies/Saxophone Performance from Western Michigan University
  • 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).

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 students 5 and up
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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.
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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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Eric B.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Awarded ISTAR recipient from Rush/Shelby/Henry/Decatur County Schools
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Eric B.

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Experienced saxophone teacher/performer of 15 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of fundmental physical and musical skills. I specialize in classiclal and jazz typically use Rubank and Aebersold books, and also have the following tools available to use during lessons: tuner, metronome.

About Eric

I am a former college professor, current high school band director, performer and composer. If you need help preparing for a concert, solo/ensemble contest, audition, or your next playing test I can help you! I am comfortable helping you with concert band, marching band, pep band, jazz band and

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Brian
Eric B. was the music instructor for both my children at the middle and high school they attended. Additionally, I taught with Eric for seven years.

My children received excellent music instruction in both trombone and flute. I was pleased with the rigor of the practice that was expected from Eric, which enabled dramatic growth in their musical ability. I was also pleased that they were both able to read music due to the instruction they were given under Eric's tutelage.

As I said earlier, I have worked with Eric as a colleague. I found him to be highly organized, student centered with regard to growth and performance, and a man of high character.

Eric created a Jazz band curriculum at the school corporation we taught at, where he developed several Jazz sections that would perform regularly in the community. Eric would invite notable guest musicians to work with the students and participate with them in these performances.

I would recommend Eric, without reservations, to anyone who desires a quality music instructor.
Phil
Eric was great. Hadn't played in a while and he really helped me get back into it and rekindled my love of music.
Ben
Mr. B. is my go-to expert on all things musical. I know very little about music and Mr. B is always eager to help.

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Jeremy C.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Licentiate of Trinity College London (LTCL) Diploma for Flute from Trinity College London
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Jeremy C.

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I have over 5 years of experience playing the saxophone and play the soprano, alto and tenor. I have performed as a soloist, in an wind ensemble setting and with jazz ensembles. I hold a Licentiate (LTCL) Diploma (2009) and a Grade 8 Certificate on Flute (2008) from Trinity College London and apply the same learning principles and technique to the saxophone.

I focus on the fundamentals (tone, technique and timing) using my own personalized approach to methods such as long tones, scales/ arpeggios and technical studies. I also allow students to be creative and express themselves through the art of music.

About Jeremy

Jeremy-Paul's passion is music and has worked as a music teacher and assistant primary school director (part-time) for over six (6) years and also as an engineer (full-time) for over five (5) years. He has experience teaching students between the ages of ten (10) to twenty-four (24) as well as adul

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Ann
Jeremy sings and plays the flute in our church choir. He has proved himself to be the ultimate musician. Always amazed by his great skill and talent in enhancing our sound. He would certainly have much to offer the up and coming flutist.
Jann-Marie
I was one of Jeremy's first students. My parents were forcing me to pick up music as a hobby and i was very hesitant because it seemed tedious to me. My mom then heard about Jeremy from her friend and asked if he was willing to teach me. He was very patient as i admit i was not the best student, but he stuck with me and now i am taking auditions to play for an orchestra as a principal flute player. I will always be grateful to him for getting me to love and enjoy music as i was against it in the beginning, I would recommend that everyone make him your teacher, he really is awesome! Love ya teach!
Giselle
As a teacher myself, I find Jeremy-Paul's tutoring service is to recommended as he is very patient and understands the student's capability. As a new learner, he has really given me an excellent start. He makes his lessons interesting and demands a high level of expectations. He is very passionate about his craft and is very enthusiac about engaging his students.
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Dan E.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.S. Business Administration from University of California, Berkeley
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Dan E.

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Music is, and has always been, an obsession for me.

No one had to force me to practice, or transcribe, or listen. It's just something I love to do.

You can force yourself to learn music. But it's so much easier, and more fulfilling, when it's something that excites you; when you can't wait to pick up the horn.

Every student has their own version of this: a lens through which everything about music feels exciting and natural. My job as a teacher is to help you discover it.

For beginners, you might call this developing an interest or passion for music. Whether you're young or old, this is one of my favorite challenges as a teacher.

For advanced players, it may be more about finding your voice, or dealing with issues of ego, purpose, technique, etc. Having spent years studying with some of the best musicians in the world (Joe Lovano, Danilo Perez, John Patittucci, Kenny Werner, George Garzone, and others), I combine lessons from the masters with my own approach to help ...

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.

Noah V.

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Starting at $59
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Noah V.

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I have many unique experiences as a woodwind player and have a wide range of skills that I’m happy to pass onto my students! In particular, I believe that in order to perform it’s necessary to fully understand your instrument and I do not accept “pseudo-explanations” of what proper technique is or should be. I can help you learn anything you want about the saxophone by presenting information in a personal and easily digestible way!

About Noah

Noah Vece graduated from Kennesaw State University in 2011 and has been an active freelance musician in the Atlanta and New York area ever since. Noah studied saxophone, flute, and clarinet with renowned artists such as Sam Skelton, Dan Higgins, and Tony Carere among many others. His experience pl

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Mundelein, IL

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Mundelein is $68. 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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"Jordan is the consummate professional. He is on time with a fine manner of teaching. He is patient and very knowledgeable as well as sensitive to the students needs and obstacles they may be facing. Highly recommended."
Mike
Took Saxophone lessons from Jordan M.
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"every lesson i learn a lot more about techniques and i can hear a differene in the sound i make and it is staritng to sound like music."
Michael
Took Saxophone lessons from Fernando P.
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"Yakov is an awesome teacher, seem to be able to connect with kids very well . Gave my son so many tips even during the first lesson, and has an approach that seems to work . We are very happy!"
William
Took Saxophone lessons from Yakov D.
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"Another great lesson!!!"
Melissa
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Josh continues to be a rockstar. He is supportive and patient, and manages criticisms and corrections in a positive manner, excellent instructor!"
Logan
Took Saxophone lessons from Josh G.
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"After one lesson I can't wait for more. Amber's teaching is well structured and she was able to quickly identify my strengths and weaknesses. She also helped me plan a good practice regimen to make the best us of my practice time at home."
Daniel
Took Saxophone lessons from Amber W.
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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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"A very patient person.Listens too what i'm saying has got me doing things i really haven't thought about doing before,such as listening and playing the notes from the bass line.Something new i'm going too have too get used to doing in order too become a better sax player."
joel
Took Saxophone lessons from Preston B.
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""Cool, amazing, fun, and I don't know what else" said my 9 year old son who has taken 4 weekly beginner lessons with Carl. "Carl will go at your own pace. He gives advice and will do a duet if you want him to with you. He is a great saxophone player."

We had to set up our home computer for web chat, but it seems to work very well and we can definitely hear my son's improvement week to week (he just started playing this fall). Carl is very patient and will send you music files and links that he thinks will help your student. Overall four thumbs up from the student and his (non-saxophone playing) parent."
Michael
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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"Dr. Wen was the best professor and lesson instructor I have ever had. I took lessons with him for over seven years starting in high school and throughout my entire college. He shares his expertise in music theory, techniques, and instrument mechanics. He really helped me gain confidence in my playing abilities, showed me how I should be practicing in order to get the most of each rehearsal, and taught me so much about myself as a player. His ability to instruct on every aspect of playing the instrument is something I really admire. Need help rhythmically? He will help you understand time, measurement, and notes. Need help technically? He has all the ways to practice to get that much closer to perfection and how to maintain it. Need help with scales? He will help you to truly understand the scale in order for you to play it better. Not only will he help with the "how-tos," he will explain the why. Needing help with breathing techniques or articulations? He will take you through exercises that will enhance every aspect of your playing. He sets the standards high, and helps you reach your goals. I will always recommend Dr. Wen!"
Alexa
Took Saxophone lessons from Andy W.
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