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Jeff J.

11 Reviews
Glenview, IL
Starting at $35
  • Bachelor of Music Education (BME) from University of Illinios
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jeff J.

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As a certified music teacher my lessons help students quickly gain confidence on the saxophone. With my guidance, students become well-rounded musicians able to play their favorite songs, explore new possibilities, make their own music, and take on new challenges!

About Jeff

My Lessons are customized in a number of ways to create the ideal experience for each student and family. • Curriculum adheres to student and parent generated long-term goals • Musical arrangements and accompaniments are created to accommodate individual interests • Students can learn a vari

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Ellie
He was my band teacher when I was in grade school. I’m now going into my freshman year of college and I still remember him! He was so engaging, kind, energetic, and really cared about each individual student. I always looked forward to band in the morning and during the school day. He was definitely meant to be an instructor! :)
Taryn
Fantastic. Also taught my autistic older child electric guitar; really good.
Agnes
Definitely recommend lessons with Mr. Jeff. He has lots of patience and a kind smile at all times. He helps us with getting progress very much.
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Paul M.

18 Reviews
Oak Forest, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, German
  • Bachelors Degree in Sacred Music - music theory, conducting from Northwest University, Kirkland, Washington
  • Awarded Second Runner Up in an international song writing competetion from Wired2Worship
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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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Sean H.

12 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BM Jazz Studies/Saxophone Performance from Western Michigan University
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Sean H.

12 Reviews
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Saxophone is my life! I have played saxophone for 16 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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Granville M.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Jazz Composition from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1998
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Granville M.

4 Reviews
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Beginning students learn basic techniques, scales & songs.

About Granville

I operate in the music arena as a touring musician; a Music Director for musicals, jazz ensembles and choirs; a composer & songwriter; a band teacher at my local elementary school, a private instructor and a producer with a degree in Jazz Composition and Professional Music from Berklee College of M

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Jose G.
Absolutely phenomenal person!
Taught me some key things that immediately helped me out - highly recommend!
Kashy
Granville is an excellent teacher ! He is a able to teach technique to my 3 year old in a way that he instantly gets it. The vast array of instruments he has available for my son to experience is a musical playground!
Raphael
Great lesson with Granville! Very insightful and patient teacher and the lesson was a great mix of technique and playing. Very much looking forward to the next lessons.
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Damontae S.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Damontae S.

1 Review
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I work to create a comfortable teaching environment that students can thrive in, no matter what stage in their musical developement they are in. I want to be sure that students understand and apply technique, and concepts effectively. Adjusting my teaching style for each students needs, they will find that they learn much faster.

About Damontae

I strive to create a comfortable inviting environment for students to learn in. I have played the saxophone for 10 years, starting in middle school and now playing in college. I am currently getting my degree for Saxophone Performance. I look forward to passing on my knowledge and expertise!

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David M.
The instructor was very patient and answered all questions that my 10 yr old son had. It was his first lesson on the saxophone and my son had nothing but positive feedback about his teacher. The instructor did get my son started on the right track. We will be using him again.

Yakov D.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Yakov D.

20 Reviews
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Beginners: posture, breathing techniques, embouchure, sound production, articulation, phrasing, note reading
Intermediate: interpretation of different styles, dynamics, ensemble performance, building solid technique and stamina
Advanced: studying of orchestra excerpts, solo pieces, study of various concert and chamber music compositions

About Yakov

• I have over 20 years experience as a music teacher, conductor, theater/orchestra director and a performer in Russia, Norway and the United States. • I possess excellent interpersonal skills and over the years developed the ability to communicate efficiently and connect with every student I te

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Iasonas & Odysseas A.
Very knowledgable and enthusiastic teacher. He has a way about him that makes the lesson exciting.
Yoella & Malkiya O.
Mr Yakov is very pleasant, patient and professional. He makes learning fun. One of my daughters is very shy and particular. I was concerned for her first violin. But she ended up loving the lesson and the instructor. We did some lessons online and at his studio. During the online lesson, the connection with our internet was horrible. He could hear her playing but she couldn't hear him. Yet, patiently, he got creative and taught the lesson with my daughter through chat. The environment of the studio is comfortable. You can tell he's passionate about what he does. That left me with a great impression of him. We look forward to more lessons with him for as long as we can.
Thanks Mr Yakov!!!
D O.

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"Mr o. Is the best saxophone teacher I have never meet . He care about me so much . When I just start at jazz , he let me borrow a lot of CD to listen and learn . And that helped me so much . He had only be my teacher for one year , but he teach me so much that I have never thought ."
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Took Saxophone lessons from John O.
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"Me and my 12-year-old son started saxophone two years ago together. Ian had a great guide to us who had never played the instrument. My growth is slow due to age issues, (of course satisfied) but my son's growth was great. My son now has a great deal of confidence as a jazz player, and he was able to work on other things positively too. We met Ian then became more into music and jazz. He is patient and will tell you until we can do. Ian is mainly jazz, but he is also very familiar with brass band and classical saxophone too. He is a working musician who do live performance, gig, and compose in various places. He loves music from the heart, his solo is so beatuiful. Ian's lessons has changed our life. We really grateful for giving us his time."
- Yuka
Took Saxophone lessons from Ian B.
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"Ryan G. is by far the best, most patient and humble teacher I've ever had. He is crazy talented and passionate about music and his positive energy is contagious! Don't miss your chance to work with him before he gets too famous."
- Lezane
Took Saxophone lessons from Ryan G.
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"Shows patience."
- Neeyah
Took Saxophone lessons from Josh G.
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"Stephanie was just fabulous, introducing my grandson to the saxophone. She was very nurturing and encouraging, yet gave me tons of information. I highly recommend her."
- Isaih
Took Saxophone lessons from Stephanie D.
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"Great instructor. Knows how to work well with students of all levels."
- Lee
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric P.
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"Very knowledgeable, attentive to details, and experienced teacher. My son makes a significant progress working with him. We are very happy that we found Yakov to help us with the saxophone practice!"
- Roman
Took Saxophone lessons from Yakov D.
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"i think joshua understands his student. he is also on time of his schedule, patient to student. i think he is a good teacher."
- John
Took Saxophone lessons from Joshua A.
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"Great lesson"
- Eric
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric C.
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"I got a free Alto Sax from a former coworker, and after several years of not having played Clarinet, I felt I could use some guidance from an awesome woodwind doubler like Eric.

The convenient part for me was that he's one of my good friends! I can say both as a student and a friend that Eric is a consummate professional, and is incredibly qualified to teach students of any level how to play the Saxophone. If I had 1/3rd of the Sax chops that Eric has, I'd be gigging right now."
- Adam
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric C.
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