Saxophone Lessons in Oak Forest, IL

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Paul M.

19 Reviews
Oak Forest, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, German
  • Bachelors Degree in Sacred Music - music theory, conducting from Northwest University, Kirkland, Washington
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Paul M.

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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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Yah D.
Wow! Wow! Wow! This was truly money and time well spent. I went into this lesson with no expectations, rather just with the hope of connecting well with a piano instructor that was not only well versed but could ease me into being a student. Paul is a rare treasure. He exceeded all my hopes of what I hoped to gain from my lessons. I would highly recommend him for any piano student. If you're looking to be challenged, and learn any genre of music,, don't wait...book your lessons with Paul. Thank you Paul. I'm looking forward to growing as a student.
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.
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Sean H.

12 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Awarded Outstanding Performance from Detroit Jazz Festival, 2008
  • BM Jazz Studies/Saxophone Performance from Western Michigan University
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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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Isaiah S.

15 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded ILMEA Honors All-State from Illinois Music Educators Association
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Isaiah S.

15 Reviews
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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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Matthew K.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2005
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Matthew K.

4 Reviews
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As Saxophone is my main instrument I have the most to offer.

Learn how to get a great tone, have great style, and learn any song you want.

Sight-Reading, Theory and Improvisation.

Technique and Articulation.

Learn the stylization of Classical, Jazz, Blues, Rock and R&B sax playing.

Also teach Jazz improvisation.

About Matthew

Matthew grew up in Austin, TX attending the Waldorf School and playing music of various styles on saxophone and guitar. For his musical education, he took 8 years of private lessons starting at age 12. His first teacher was Billy Green aka Wil Greenstreet who currently plays a residency atop th

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Jensen
so far good
Earnell
Just had my first lesson with Matt and had to come home and immediately write about it. Matt is a fantastic teacher with loads of music knowledge. He truly has a soul for music and can easily break down complicated musical teachings to a beginner level. He is extremely talented and personable and I cannot wait for my next lesson. I have not felt this excited about playing in along time and a lot of this excitement is due to how much learned in my first session with Matt and how much more I have to look forward to. Matt is a true musician in every since of the word and I highly recommend him to anyone that wants more than just to learn how to play notes but learn to play soulful, beautiful music of any genre.
Chiaki Williams
I recommend Matt to be your music teacher.
He's nice, chill, fun, easy to talk to, flexible...

I learned so much from his lessons because he can come down to beginners level.
The way he explains things are simple and easy to understand even I didn't have any music background.

I really enjoyed lessons from him. If my time works out, I would love to come back to his class again!
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Jae H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 to 30
  • Awarded Most Outstanding Musician from Buckeye Local High School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jae H.

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I started playing saxophone in 2013, playing in both my school's jazz band as well as concert band. Saxophone has been one of my top 3 primary instruments, and is one of my favorites to teach.

About Jae

With 10+ years of playing and 5 years of teaching experience, music has been a staple in my life since I joined band in the 5th grade. I grew up in a small town in Ohio and moved to Florida in 2015 to follow my dreams of teaching music. I have been in the St Petersburg area since 2018, and am excit

Isaiah S.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded ILMEA Honors All-State from Illinois Music Educators Association
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Isaiah S.

15 Reviews
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Online Saxophone Teacher

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

Recent Reviews
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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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Oak Forest, IL

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Oak Forest 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.
30 min
$41 average
45 min
$55 average
60 min
$68 average

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"Friendly, respectful made learning fun for our son."
Gavin
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric C.
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"Gleb is a great sasophone and clarinet teacher! He has great talent to explaining, to let student to feel the instrument!"
Yura
Took Saxophone lessons from Gleb V.
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"Patient , helps in new ways to learn quickly"
Rohith
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Michael is on time, prepared, thorough, engaging, confident, inspiring, motivating and has an excellent teaching style. He really gets my boys; what their strengths and weaknesses are and what motivates them. He is always a step ahead of their achievements. He is clear about setting goals and expectations for the next lesson and listens carefully to any questions or concerns that they have.

Really Outstanding."
Oscar
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"A good instructor. Easygoing and flexible with student's acomodation. Either for a few introduction lessons to long term lessons he is the person you would like to go with."
Máximo
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"This was our introduction. Maureen took the time to understand what I am interested in. She laid out a vision for how we would proceed with my training and provided. Me with materials to get up and running quickly. As a beginning player and an adult learner, I couldn’t be happier with her."
Chet
Took Saxophone lessons from Maureen W.
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"He is a great teacher! He is patient and calm. His lesson is easy to understand. I enjoy a lesson every time. Thank you!"
Mariko
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Mike is great with my high school student. My son loves to attend his lessons and always gets a lot out of it. Mike is helping him get back to the fundamentals he really needs to perfect in order to grow his saxophone skills."
Lynaia
Took Saxophone lessons from Mike P.
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"Mr. B was a knowledgeable instructor. He did a nice job of motivating my daughter to play her instrument."
Allison
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric B.
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"I just had a lesson with Sergio, and he seems like a good instructor. I learned some helpful things (I'm a complete beginner and was having trouble even just making a consistent sound with the saxophone). For instance, I learned how far the mouthpiece should be on the cork, and I learned an interesting breathing exercise for saxophone. I also learned the C Major Scale. My only trouble with the lesson was that my internet isn't very good, so the video (and sometimes the audio) cut in and out at times. But as for Sergio himself, I would recommend him for learning the saxophone. He seems like he knows what he's doing, and he is kind in his instruction."
Ryan
Took Saxophone lessons from Sergio M.
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