Saxophone Lessons in Niles, 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 students 5 and up
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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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Isaiah S.

15 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • BA in Jazz and Contemporary Music from Chicago College of Performing Arts
  • Awarded ILMEA Honors All-State from Illinois Music Educators Association
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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

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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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Sean H.

12 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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).

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Sean H.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Jazz Studies from San Diego State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Sean H.

24 Reviews
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I have been an avid saxophone player since I was in middle school. I have much experience leading saxophone sections and jazz bands, as well as coaching private students.

It is my philosophy that learning and playing an instrument should be an enjoyable experience, and it is my goal to spark a love of music in all my students. I will have you playing in no time, and will also teach you the theory behind music that is so essential for any musician to understand.

About Sean

Hello! My name is Sean H, and I am very passionate about helping my students accomplish their musical goals. I have been teaching for over six years and also have extensive experience as a performer. I have received several musical awards, including the prestigious Louis Armstrong Jazz Award and ha

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Kris H.
Sean is an excellent instructor and was very patient with our 8-year-old.
Allyson B.
He’s really good, he finds ways to improve your playing to make it easier and sound better. I definitely recommend.
Kevin
very good instructor
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Gordon L.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Associate of Arts Degree from Mesabi Range Community College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Gordon L.

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About Gordon

Gordon L. began playing music at a very early age but didn't begin to learn the saxophone until he was in fifth grade. Gordon's interest in music grew when he began to work sound systems for bluegrass bands and eventually he started to experiment more with music. Soon after he would pick up g

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Soren
Gordon is an experienced multi-instrumentalist. He is very easy to get along with, alway encouraging and helpfull. I highly recommend trying to take lessons from Gordon to see if you are a good fit.
Georgiy
When I started , all I knew was how to make the saxophone squeak. All it took was one lesson from Gordon for me to play basic notes harmoniously. I highly recommend signing up for a lesson!
Mikey Ferrin
Gordy's an incredible musician and very fun to do a lesson with. Highly recommend!
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Roger H.

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Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Roger H.

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I studied Saxophone in college and have taught it over the last 10 years in private lessons.

About Roger

I am a professional musician who has a Bachelors of Science in Music Education. I have been playing piano for about 25 years and have been playing trumpet and other wind instruments for over 20. I have performed in many types of groups which include wind ensembles, jazz bands, orchestras, big band

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Niles, IL

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Niles 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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"Very patient and informative"
Jennifer Naviglia
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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"Started on time and the first session went very well."
David
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael T.
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"Awesome experience and looking forward for next lesson!"
Ibraham
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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"He is the best though there is some bugs he I highly recomeend"
Dayna
Took Saxophone lessons from Josh G.
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"quick and easy... Best teacher"
William
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric P.
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"David is a great instructor. He can hear what you are doing wrong and tell you how to correct. I am learning Saxophone much faster than I thought possible."
Matt
Took Saxophone lessons from Dave L.
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"Tony is very well versed in serval instruments. I really enjoyed my round of lessons and I learned a great deal."
Maria
Took Saxophone lessons from Anthony M.
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"my first language is spanish, I tough that was going to make it more dificult for me to learn. I can now tell you how wrong I was. Matt took me from not knowing anything about music to playing the Ave Maria on Sax at the St. Patriks Cathedral in NYC .
Matt you are the best. I can't thank you enough."
angelo
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"My first lesson with Carl was great. His location is good for teaching the instrument. His knowledge of saxophone and music theory is excellent and the majority surpasses my own. After a long period of not having lessons, I’ve discovered through Carl’s teaching that I have a lot of work to do to improve, and I even consider myself someplace between an amateur and a professional player."
David
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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"have never touched a musical instrument in my life. Im 46 years old. Dave brought the lesson to my level beginers and I feel confident that I will do well with Dave."
carlos
Took Saxophone lessons from Daniel K.
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