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Dave K.

22 Reviews
Palos Heights, IL
Starting at $24
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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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Sean H.

12 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Outstanding Performance from Detroit Jazz Festival, 2008
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
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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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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
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Ray R.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ray R.

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About Ray

Hello! My name is Ray, I'm 31 years old, and was born in Queens, NY. I studied classical music for many years as a youngster at the Aaron Copeland School of Music college preparatory program. During this program I was introduced to Jazz, and around the same time began experimenting with synth

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Cynthia
Ray is an amazing teacher. My 11-year-old has high-functioning autism and has a great interest in learning music. I was hesitant to hire just any teacher, as many teachers don't have the patience and understanding to work with special needs kids. However, Ray has been not only patient, but he has an exceptional way of teaching my son in a way that he would understand and retain the information. Ray is creative, intuitive, and experienced. My son is very happy and enjoys the lesson every single time. Thanks Ray.
Maximus
Awesome!!!!!!!! So sweet! Cool hair : ))
Eden H.
My daughter is loving her cello lessons with Ray even more than she expected. She feels she is really improving.
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Thomas W.

45 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • BS Music Education from The Pennsylvania State University
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Thomas W.

45 Reviews
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I can help beginners get started or coach advanced students who are preparing for auditions.

About Thomas

Thomas J. W. is an active music teacher, composer, adjudicator, and clinician in the greater Philadelphia area. He has over fifteen years experience as a concert band director, marching band director, jazz improvisation instructor, choral director, private instructor, and marching drill writer. His

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Cindy
Thomas is honestly an amazing musician and teacher. He was really patient with me. Despite having to deal with major timezone differences (as I live in Myanmar), he took the time to figure it out. Also, he helped me figure out the stuff it took me months to figure out. He also really knows what he's doing. I learned so much in that hour of practice. 10/10 would recommend him.
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Lorraine Anne
Fabulous! What a great teacher! And SO KNOWLEDGEABLE about all kinds of music! THANKS! looking forward to all my lessons!

Cameron R.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
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Cameron R.

2 Reviews
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Saxophone playing has been a part of my life from as early as remember. My father was a jazz saxophonist and this inadvertently led me toward a similar path. I have been playing professionally since the age of 18 and play gigs every week in the set coast area. I have studied with some of the best saxophone teachers on the planet at Berklee, and constantly draw on information they passed along to me when expressing my style of teaching. I think people automatically assume that if you play saxophone you must play jazz, but I feel that there are so many stylistic opportunities with this flexible instrument. i've managed to play on gigs of all genres with what I know and the approach I take to playing. In my lessons I like to focus on fundamentals but then on how such fundamentals can be applied to different playing situations. From the beginner to Immediate player I really try to focus on sound quality and production, finger technique, time, articulation, theory and building a ...

About Cameron

Hello there! My name is Cameron Rivero and I'm a professional saxophonist, producer composer and educator from England and Spain who studied at Berklee College of Music in Boston. Saxophone playing has been a part of my life from as early as remember. My father was a jazz saxophonist and this inadv

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Chase
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!!
Janine
5 stars!! Cameron is not only a very talented player, but a great instructor. He created a personalized lesson for me and my goals. Cameron is knowledgeable, patient and inspiring. I would recommend him again and again!!!

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"Michael is a great instructor. My son had the first lesson today and he loves it."
- JASON
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"I had other teachers and my progress was very slow. When I meet and started my lessons with Mr. Paul, I excelled. He made learning easy and I was given a solo a little after I began lessons with him. He is awesome."
- Kiara
Took Saxophone lessons from Paul M.
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"Francesco's great ability is to impart technical notions and rules with great precision and, at the same time, with passion and love for music. I learned a lot from him."
- Francis
Took Saxophone lessons from Francesco A.
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"Ian is great. My 9 year old was very excited and is looking forward to his next lesson."
- Emanuel
Took Saxophone lessons from Ian B.
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"I returned to saxophone after not playing for years, and at the recommendation of a local player took lessons with Mike. Mike's a great player, but more importantly, he's a great teacher. He's made a study of teaching wind instruments and can really help identify technical issues. Working with Mike on improvising and jazz phrasing and articulation has been really fun and productive for me, and has improved my musicianship in other areas (I'm mostly and upright bassist). I haven't had a sax lesson for a little while, but I recently got a clarinet and I'm back with Mike. The lessons are, as always, rewarding and enjoyable. Highly recommended."
- Brandt
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Lonze is an excellent teacher. My son really enjoys his lessons and is progressing beautifully."
- Kellan
Took Saxophone lessons from Lonze R.
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"Good teaching and kind."
- Eric
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric C.
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"Jimi is a great instructor, very patient and teaches by encouraging his students to do better...I really enjoy seeing the progress of how my son is doing and I can't wait for his next phase..."
- Ariel
Took Saxophone lessons from Jimi Z.
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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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"Michael has the technique and tools to make lessons fun and fabulous. I started lessons because my son wanted me to play sax with him. I didn't expect to enjoy it so much!"
- TC
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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