Saxophone Lessons in Saint Charles, IL

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Popular Saxophone Teachers in Saint Charles, IL

Jon N.

11 Reviews
Skokie, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, French, Italian, I also started to learn German and Russian.
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Master's in clarinet performance from North Texas State University
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Jon N.

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I have never had a saxophone lesson in my life, but I taught myself at train stations on the way to rehearsal. In Mexico my friends asked me, "Do you play saxophone?" and I lied and said Yes and my whole career was launched. Now as a professional, I wow the audiences in many different bands and solo.

About Jon

Jon N. was born and raised in Mexico City and is proudly an American citizen. He has been performing since the age of three, on several instruments, studying music since fourteen, and still takes lessons to this day. What's not to love? He is proud to teach at all levels, including many professi

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Konrad K.
Jon deeply connects with the student. He adjusts the lessons accordingly to learning needs. He finds what makes one happy and also, incorporates it in lessons to awaken even more interest. My 12 year old is very happy to be taught by Jon.
Jerilyn M.
I cannot study with Jon Novi because I cannot go to his house because I have a disability. He is a wonderful teacher. best, Jerilyn Miripol.
Jerilyn
He did not stress me. Has a relaxed attitude. Looking forward to receiving a composition book, or song book.
Glad I met him.

Jeff J.

12 Reviews
Glenview, IL
Starting at $35
  • Bachelor of Music Education (BME) from University of Illinios
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jeff J.

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As a certified music teacher my lessons help students quickly gain confidence on the saxophone. With my guidance, students become well-rounded musicians able to play their favorite songs, explore new possibilities, make their own music, and take on new challenges!

About Jeff

My Lessons are customized in a number of ways to create the ideal experience for each student and family. • Curriculum adheres to student and parent generated long-term goals • Musical arrangements and accompaniments are created to accommodate individual interests • Students can learn a vari

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Amy
Jeff is a great teacher - patient, tailors the lessons to the child, competent. Highly recommend!
Ellie
He was my band teacher when I was in grade school. I’m now going into my freshman year of college and I still remember him! He was so engaging, kind, energetic, and really cared about each individual student. I always looked forward to band in the morning and during the school day. He was definitely meant to be an instructor! :)
Taryn
Fantastic. Also taught my autistic older child electric guitar; really good.
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Hunter D.

5 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $45
  • Awarded Luminarts Jazz Fellowship from Luminarts Cultural Foundation
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Hunter D.

5 Reviews
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First lesson, finding your own voice on the instrument, and everything in between!
Learn to connect your ear and mind with the rest of your body and to the saxophone.
The saxophone is an expressive instrument-- be ready to express yourself!

About Hunter

My primary teaching philosophy revolves around the ideas of creativity and cooperative problem solving. I believe that all musicians should be actively training their ears as well as their abilities on their instrument. I focus on all elements of basic musicianship while incorporating improvisation

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Chad and William K.
Hunter is a phenomenal teacher. My son (7) and myself have been taking weekly lessons with Hunter for 8 months now. He is wonderful with kids focusing on my son's readiness and getting him to enjoy and make progress. With me, Hunter has been great at adapting to what I wanted to get out of the lessons and I have made really great progress I did not think was possible. Thank you Hunter!!!
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Sloan
Exceeded our expectations! He was engaging, smart and fun with my daughter. She loved the time with him and can't wait for her next lesson.

Meet Online Saxophone Teachers Serving Saint Charles, IL

Dan F.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Jazz Performance from William Paterson University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dan F.

6 Reviews
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Online Saxophone Teacher

I have been teaching privately and in colleges/schools for over 15 years. For all levels, I will help you develop excellent technique on the saxophone and build a strong foundation in music theory. For advanced/intermediate students, I also teach jazz improvisation, if you’re interested! Please bring in the music and songs you want to work on. I believe lessons should be fun and interesting while you learn great stuff, too!

About Dan

Hi, I’m a professional tenor and soprano saxophonist. I graduated from William Paterson University with a Bachelors in Jazz Performance. I also have an MA in Jazz History and Research from Rutgers University. I enjoy helping students to develop improved technique, sight reading, and musicality.

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Pete C.
Dan is really a great teacher.. firstly, he’s personable, friendly and creates rapport with the student, By asking your interests he makes the lessons about YOU by accommodating those interests and the WAY you want to learn.

I’m an adult and have no interest in traditional approaches to learning an instrument; I’ve been there, done that and found it not only terribly uninspiring (twinkle little star anyone?) but In every way overly difficult by trying to mix too many skills together at the same time. Before you even have a relationship with and “feel for” your instrument and have the technical skills to play it even half way decently, you’re trying to understand how long to hold a dotted eighth note! This is the reason a lot of people quit playing before they even get started…

Dan knew exactly what I was talking about, met me there and then proceeded to get me to do more in one lesson than I probably would have done in a week on my own, and in the way I want to learn!! He knows how to meet you where you are, find your self prescribed limits and then push you through them! He’s truly skilled in all the ways a teacher needs to be effective with a student!
Johnny
Great lesson, finds your weaknesses and then givesYou exercises so you can work on improving them.
Jamal
I've been receiving instruction from Dan for almost a month, and I'm very impressed with my progression. Dan is a very patient, friendly and knowledgeable teacher who cares about my progress and success as a musician. I’ve seen improvement in my embouchure, increased my sight reading speed, and my intonation. I would highly recommend him to anyone interested in improving their ability to play the saxophone.

Diane S.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Diane S.

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Beginner to advanced students who are at least 8 years old.

About Diane

My journey in music began when I was around 5 years old and first heard the children's choir sing in church. My mother used to tell me that I would beg her to let me sing in the choir but she would always have to tell me I wasn't old enough. As soon as I was old enough, she enrolled me in churc

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Alnathan M.
Diane was an excellent instructor and I enjoyed her professionalism and patience with my daughter. unfortunately my daughter became dis- interested due to a need for " a personal touch" that only in home or studio practices could provide.
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Daniel M.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Advanced Music Studies Certificate from Carnegie Mellon University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Daniel M.

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Online Saxophone Teacher

In my 17 years playing the saxophone, I've performed in all sorts of places and styles - orchestras, jazz bands, chamber groups, rock concerts, musical pits, you name it! I've taught beginners, college students, and even retirees.

I've studied classical and jazz music at Carnegie Mellon, Duquesne, and Baldwin Wallace Universities with James Houlik, Mike Tomaro, and others. I have studied composition, music theory, and music history, too. After all, there's more to learning an instrument than just knowing which fingers to press down!

I can help you improve your skills and style whether you're just starting out on the sax or fine-tuning your college auditions!

About Daniel

Hi! My name's Dan, and I'm a saxophonist, flutist, clarinetist, teacher, and avid learner of pretty much everything! I just received my Advanced Music Studies Certificate from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, adding to my Master's in Music from Duquesne University (also in Pittsburgh), an

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Xin
Dan is an incredible saxophone teacher and he helped me a lot. In the quartet, he helped me how to listen to the other group members’ parts and then I can really fit into the group. For my solo piece, he gave me a lot of helpful comments, which helped me make my music sound beautifully. What he does all the time is helping me be aware of everything, and growing to be more professional!

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Saint Charles, IL

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Saint Charles is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $179 per hour.
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$42 average
45 min
$55 average
60 min
$71 average

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"Dan is a fountain of knowledge; an incredibly talented and eclectic artist. I have been struggling with alto sax for years but with Dan’s approach, I finally feel, I am making some progress. Dan tailors the lessons to fit your needs; making it challenging, comprehensive, engaging and fun. He helps me transcribe small parts of licks I like, which has been an invaluable experience for me. He makes sure that you REALLY get the material you are studying. Don’t just shake your head and say “yes”.
He is always there to answer your questions (no matter how dumb they may seem), encourages and motivates you."
Lenka
Took Saxophone lessons from Dan E.
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"Josh does a great job taking the music apart and really explaining to my 11 year old son where he needs improvement in a diplomatic way. He has great rapport with him. Highly recommend him!"
CARRIE
Took Saxophone lessons from Josh G.
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"What a difference! Like night & day. Josh is going to survive his first performance of the year thanks to Rick! Looking forward to next week."
Joshua
Took Saxophone lessons from Rick R.
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"Very good first session!"
Troy
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Frixos is very nice and patience. I learned a lot in 3 lessons. Would be better if I can see more of his screen on when showing finger positioning. Defnitely reccomend him."
Devin
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"enjoyed the class and learned a lot THE FIRST TIME!"
Dwight
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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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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"A truly talented musician, composer, and person! Lisa's passion for music is envious and evident... and it shines every time she picks up an instrument or teaches someone!"
Lindsay
Took Saxophone lessons from Lisa N.
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"My son has fallen back in love with playing his saxophone again. Thanks, Leslie, for your expertise and encouragement."
Ethan
Took Saxophone lessons from Leslie K.
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"My son had one half hour lesson (so far). He was very happy with the amount of knowledge gained in a very short time. I anticipate (but don't know) that this will be very beneficial to his saxophone skills and we look forward to continuing lessons with Sean"
Matthew
Took Saxophone lessons from Sean H.
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