Saxophone Lessons in Park Ridge, IL

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Paul M.

18 Reviews
Oak Forest, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, German
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1978
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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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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
  • BM Jazz Studies/Saxophone Performance from Western Michigan University
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Awarded Outstanding Performance from Detroit Jazz Festival, 2008
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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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Josh G.

36 Reviews
Evanston, IL
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2011
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Josh G.

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About Josh

I am an avid clarinetist, energetic performer and enthusiastic teacher. My dream career is to be a soloist like Martin Frost, to play in an orchestra, or compose and perform my music. My passion for teaching is similar to my passion for performing, and I have experience teaching privately since 20

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Ahmed H.
Very helpful, and willing to go on whatever pace you need. Highly recommended.
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Thomas W.

46 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Dean's List from The Pennsylvania State University
  • BS Music Education from The Pennsylvania State University
  • Teaching since 1998
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Thomas W.

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

About Thomas

My lessons are tailored to the needs and interests of each student. If a student is involved in school music ensembles, we will work with their lesson books from school in addition to material outside of the books, including SmartMusic, Noteflight, and teacher-created materials. We will focus on bu

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Anneliese & Sophia C.
He’s very patient and kind especially for 2 active little girls.
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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Kim B.

4 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kim B.

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Hi! I have a Bachelors in Music Education and have experience teaching many beginning students! I have 3 children and decided to give up regular teaching to be with them. I believe that tone production is the most important area of study. It doesn’t matter what you can play if it doesn’t sound good. I can’t wait to help more students love to “play” on their instruments!

About Kim

Hello! I started my love of music at a young age with my family playing and singing at family functions. That turned into a wanting to learn how to play the flute and I went up through high school with that instrument. After high school I branched out more into vocal performance. After that I j

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Mike
Mrs. Bemus provides a calm nurturing approach to teaching. She saw potential in me, and helped inspire me to become a future educator myself.
Mark
Kim completed her student teaching in Music Education at Roosevelt High School in Wyandotte. During her teaching she worked with all instruments Flute, Clarinet, Sax, Trumpet, Baritone, Trombone, Tuba and Percussion. She also assisted with the award winning Wyandotte Marching Chiefs Marching Band Program.
Brooke
Kim is a fantastic instructor! She is experienced, encouraging, and patient with students as they are learning. She helped me prepare for solo and ensemble, and supported me throughout the process. I highly recommend choosing Kim as your instructor.
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James S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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James S.

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Students learn to play a new song each week, focusing on breathing, sound quality, new rhythms, music theory, composers, and history.

About James

Hello! Thank you for checking out my profile. I am an elementary school band director and I love playing and teaching instruments. Feel free to message me with any questions you have about learning to play music. I look foward to hearing from you and helping with your musical journey!

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Park Ridge, IL

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Park Ridge is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $109 per hour.
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"Jonathan is enjoying his saxophone lessons with Matt. Keep up the good work!"
Jonathan
Took Saxophone lessons from Matthew H.
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"Very helpful, and always was able to teach me aspects of music I hadn't considered before. Very knowledgeable and professional!"
Spencer
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Nick S.
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"Tyler had his first lesson and he enjoyed it very much. He says it was very informative, so 5 stars for the first lesson!"
Masayo
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull."
Romy
Took Saxophone lessons from Jesse M.
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"She was a fun and awesome teacher! When she was at Minnewaukan public school she always had really good advice when I was one of her students. She helped me a lot in choir as well with the troubles I had. She also helped a lot of the other students to!"
Kaitlyn
Took Saxophone lessons from Ariel O.
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"Patient, a wonderful beginner teacher!"
Anders
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"I am having a lot of fun and I get to get better at the same time. It is a class I get to look forward to every weekend."
Zeybek
Took Saxophone lessons from Valerie L.
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"Lonze is fantastic. My son is excited for his lesson and has really improved! I would highly recommend Lonze."
shana
Took Saxophone lessons from Lonze R.
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"Rick was professional, intuitive, and taught what I needed to learn, and NOT some preplanned generic lesson. I highly recommend him and I rarely recommend anything."
Bobby
Took Saxophone lessons from Rick R.
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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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