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Michael H.

11 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $32
  • Awarded Vice Provost for the Arts Grant from Temple University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Michael H.

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I have had many successful students in my 10 years teaching saxophone! I always gear lessons toward the individual student's musical goals and interests and I am constantly reinforcing good technique and practice habits. My favorite genre to teach is jazz, but I can help you with classical and pop music, too!

About Michael

I have been performing and teaching music professionally for 10 years in a variety of settings. I received my bachelor's degree in music education and jazz studies from Western Michigan University and my master's in jazz studies from Temple University in Philadelphia. My passion is jazz saxophon

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Arunan Karthik
Mr. Hudson-Casanova is a great teacher with a lot of experience. Ask a question, and he'll answer or guide you in the right direction to explore your topic of inquiry in an easy manner. He has helped me grow and improve as a saxophone player, and more so as a musician overall, through studies with various exercises like long tones, articulations, scales and progressions, and improvising on various jazz standards. He has helped me discover new techniques and helped me to learn to incorporate them into my playing. No matter your ability, Mr. HC can help you grow and learn!
Clare
Michael has worked with my daughter throughout high school and is such a talented teacher and musician. More recently they have been learning jazz as well classical (my daughters request, which Michael always encourages) and she has had so much fun with it.
Jack
Michael has dramatically improved my ability to play the saxophone and understand Western music theory. Over the year of taking lessons with Michael, he's taught me the foundations of saxophone: scales, long tones, and playing by ear, all the while sharing his contagious love for music and being extremely patient (my saxophone was broken and squeaky for our first three months of lessons, haha). He's generously created and provided custom sheet music exercises, duet recordings, and jazz playlists to inspire me. All in all, Michael is giving me an expert and friendly education.
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Sean H.

12 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Outstanding Performance from Detroit Jazz Festival, 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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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Paul M.

20 Reviews
Oak Forest, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks German, Italian
  • Awarded Second Runner Up in an international song writing competetion from Wired2Worship
  • 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 conce

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Roisin *.
He was very helpful in setting me up for my first lesson.
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.
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Rhonda C.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $23
  • Speaks Sign language
  • Teaching since 1970
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rhonda C.

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We are going to HAVE FUN! I will be customizing your lessons to your needs, your skill level, your age, and most importantly, what you would like to learn on the trumpet.

I will be including the basic fundamentals (for example, scales and arpeggios as warmup exercises when you practice) keeping them fun, not grueling or boring. Students interested in learning alto saxophone will be instructed in the basic principles of the sax such as proper finger placement and how to sit while playing. We will focus on both note reading as well as ear training (learning to play by ear) which opens up a whole new level when playing any instrument. Of course we will focus on the strengths of each student as everyone will vary in these areas. Some are stronger in note reading, whereas others are skilled and even gifted in playing by ear. My ultimate goal is for each student to have fun and enjoy this fun instrument.

I will help you sight read music (new songs) which is extremely useful should you ...

About Rhonda

Welcome to Rhonda's Instrumental Lessons! I love people and music and the two go superbly well together. I've been teaching piano, woodwinds, brass, strings, recorder, harmonica and even some accordion ever since I was 15 years old, which to date has been going on over 45 years of sharing my skil

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Caleb
Lovely, fun, and professional lady.
Dale
Rhonda is a very well-versed instructor in a multitude of instruments. She is very patient with her students and very fun. What a great teacher! Highly recommend her
Jackie
More than 10 years ago, I told a good friend that learning to play the dulcimer was on my bucket list. He made my beautiful instrument and said " now you need to learn to play". 2021 is my year! Fortunately, Rhonda has become my instructor and I look forward to the weekly lessons. Her enthusiasm for teaching, her extensive knowledge, and many years of experience have given me the confidence that I can learn .
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Alexander S.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Alexander S.

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Hi there! Do you want to learn how to play what you hear and feel on the saxophone? My names Alex S, I graduated with a BFA from The New School in NYC, and have been playing sax for over 15 years! I'm confident that practice, patience, and the materials I provide, you will notice a dramatic increase in your musical abilities!

About Alexander

Hi there! My name's Alex S and I have a BFA in Jazz Saxophone from The New School, a conservatory in NYC. I love teaching students of all levels, as well as styles with a focus on improvisation. I have a studio quality online setup and happily share PDF's, sheet music, or recordings for free. I am p

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Eileen
Alex is a very relaxed, easy going, knowledgeable person who knows how to tailor his teaching to his students' needs and desires. Taking lessons with him is both fun and a great learning experience.
Sam
Alex is an incredibly talented player with an equal talent for teaching. I have played for more than decade and had leading instructors in school and Alex has completely taken my playing to another level. Best yet, he makes lessons super fun. He's kind, considerate, encouraging and reassuring. I cannot recommend him enough for anyone looking to begin to play, expand their play, or just keep in shape and have fun. He's the best.
Alex
A super insightful and helpful method of teaching that works so well for Zoom piano lessons. Tons of knowledge of scales, chords, and everything in between!
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Dr. Nick S.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelor of Arts from Clemson University
  • Teaching since 2015
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Dr. Nick S.

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Learn your way with an instructor who puts student needs first. I have a Doctor of Music Arts degree in Saxophone Performance and 7 years of teaching experience working with beginners in 5th/6th grade through college music majors. As a performer, I play classical recitals, big band swing dance gigs, festivals, and more. As a teacher, I focus on what the student wants to learn - anything from basic foundation skills; scales and technique; theory; improvisation; and relevant repertoire. I place an emphasis on relaxation and removal of tension from the body which will dramatically improve the student's playing abilities.

About Dr. Nick

Hello! If you would like to learn music, challenge your abilities, and express yourself by connecting with your inner artist, I can be your guide. If you want to get over the anxiety of playing music in front of others, I can help you transform that tension into confidence. Dr. Nick S. is a nativ

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Maureen H.
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Dr Nick seemed very patient and attentive. I am happy with the price and service.
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"I look forward to my lesson every week! Wouldn’t dare choose another instructor"
Kristina
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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"Great guy and amazing, not to mention patient, instructor..
Best gift I ever had."
Dallas
Took Saxophone lessons from Scott M.
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"Great first experience. Look forward to learning more. Very friendly."
Sara
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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"When my 11 year old son first began saxophone lessons with Michael Weiss, he was a true beginner but within 5 months, he was playing a song at a recital! Michael is patient and kind but firm in his direction and has instilled confidence in my son that he can play whatever songs he wants to play with focus and practice. Michael is flexible and adept at tailoring his lessons to the individual's needs. I highly recommend him."
Suzette
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael W.
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"London is a patient and excellent sax teacher. I was having problems and, within minutes he corrected me. He also showed me how I can self correct."
Paula
Took Saxophone lessons from Lonze R.
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"Emily is warm, energetic, very professional and talented.
We love her!!"
Lucia
Took Saxophone lessons from Emily P.
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"The lesson was great and Dr. Kimberly was very clear and kind. Great instructor"
Ace
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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"First lesson. So far, I'm pleased."
Charlie
Took Saxophone lessons from Sergio M.
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"Kevin is a very good with all kinds of people, a great caring, knowledgeable instructor, and an excellent saxophone player. I have known him 13 years and highly recommend him!"
Gary
Took Saxophone lessons from Kevin D.
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"The pace you learn with matt is extraordinary. The lessons are very productive and entertaining. He is a great person and a wonderful teacher."
Mehmet Berk
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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