Saxophone Lessons in Schiller Park, IL

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Isaiah S.

16 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Isaiah S.

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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 P

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Jenny
I've had several piano teachers over the years. Isaiah is by far the best. He is patient and extremely knowledgeable.
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
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Sean H.

12 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Nicholas S.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $50
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Nicholas S.

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Want to learn how to play the Saxophone?

Need help learning how to read sheet music like a pro?

Want to ace your Music Theory test?

Have an Ear Training quiz next week that you're nervous about?

Want to be able to play classic Jazz Standards out of the Real Book for friends and family?

These private lessons can guide you through mastering all of these aspects of music and much more. My name is Nicholas S. and I've been teaching for almost 10 years now, working with students of all skill levels and abilities realize their goals however big or small.

The 10 year old picking up an instrument for the first time to play their first note!

A high school sophomore trying to ace his audition material for concert band, jazz band, or All-State.

A college undergrad preparing for a difficult Ear Training or Music Theory test.

A 45 year old mom who's always wanted to learn music and how to play her favorite songs so she can inspire her children.

My private lessons cover a range of topics ...

About Nicholas

Hello! My name is Nicholas S, and I've been teaching and performing Saxophone professionally for the last 10 years. I have a Bachelors degree in Jazz Studies and Music Performance from the University of North Texas and have performed and recorded in world-class concert venues and recording studios a

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Lisa M.

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Starting at $47
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lisa M.

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BS, MS in Music Education
New York State Professional Certification in Music
14 Years Experience Teaching Privately

- Bachelor of Science in Music Education from Nazareth College

- Master of Science in Music Education from Nazareth College

- Euphonium and Trombone Primaries



Professional Memberships

- NAfME (National Association for Music Education)

- CMEA (California Music Educators Association)



Honors, Awards

* The John Phillip Sousa Award

* The Patrick S. Gilmore Band Award

* The Instrumentalist Magazine Musicianship Award

* National Band Award

* Kappa Delta Pi (Educator Honor Society)

* Euphonium, chair three in the JMU Honor Brass Band, conducted by Former Marine Band Director Colonel Michael J. Colburn. Only participant from New York State.

I have over 14 years experience teaching privately and over 10 years teaching in the public school system. Courses taught include grades 4-12 concert band, jazz band, secondary music ...

About Lisa

Hello! My name is Lisa, and my goal in teaching is to provide a safe, fun environment for adults and children alike to grow in their love for and ability to play music. I also encourage pursuing individual interests, such as learning how to compose, exploring different genres of music, and learning

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Gordon L.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English
  • Associate of Arts Degree from Mesabi Range Community College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Gordon L.

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About Gordon

Gordon L. began playing music at a very early age but didn't begin to learn the saxophone until he was in fifth grade. Gordon's interest in music grew when he began to work sound systems for bluegrass bands and eventually he started to experiment more with music. Soon after he would pick up gu

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Kathy
Patient, supportive, and accommodating my limited tech abilities by sending tunes to my email.
Really enjoying the lessons.
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Montana N.

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Starting at $34
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 4 to 80
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Montana N.

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It begins with a foundation of techniques: breathing, posture, pitch, tone, rhythm and more. Students will study out of a method book but also learn classical and rock and/or pop pieces depending on the student's musical tastes. I always incorporate games for beginners to help reinforce the fundamentals they're learning.

I love teaching and spreading the joy of music, but it's all about the needs and goals of my students! I listen to them to understand how they learn best and what type of lesson will capture their interest.

About Montana

I love teaching and spreading the joy of music, but it's all about the needs and goals of my students! I listen to them to understand how they learn best and what type of lesson will capture their interest. I graduated from Longwood University (Go Lancers!) with a Bachelor's of Music in Performan

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Schiller Park, IL

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Schiller Park is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $49 and $130 per hour.
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"Well worth the time and money

Dave was able to meet me where I was and move me toward the goals I had. As as an adult learner, I went in with zero experience with the saxophone but a clear picture of what I wanted to play and somewhat how I wanted to sound. Dave has a great set-up where we have privacy to make noise (sax's aren't known for being quiet). He's able to pluck things out on the piano quickly or to pull something up on the computer or just play. I went from starting out, to wanting to play a few songs, to improvising. Dave has been very helpful and ultimately keeps me improving and moving forward. I've taken other lessons on other instruments, but I will say this is one of the better teachers I have had. He listens well and is able to articulate what he wants you to do --- not trying to be a guru, but more of a guide that keeps you on track."
joseph
Took Saxophone lessons from Dave L.
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"He is a great teacher! He truly loves what he does, you can tell! This makes for a great experience for learning...
We can definitely recommend Michael!"
Liam
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"he is very nice and is always understanding"
Danielle
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Nick S.
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"He nice and is there with you he also teach clearanet so check him out"
Dayna
Took Saxophone lessons from Josh G.
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"Ben is such a great teacher for Saxophone. Professional, be patient and nice. He will notice and correct details of kid's breath, mouth, shape of body and even the finger type. My son is so happy to learn with him. And get repaid improvement even he is zero experience to start. Now my son is loving saxophone. And I am so happy we can have Ben as his teacher."
Grace
Took Saxophone lessons from Benjamin M.
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"Very friendly and made me want to play more!"
Jeff
Took Saxophone lessons from Granville M.
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"Mike has a wealth of knowledge about all the woodwind instruments and musical theory. He also never stops adding to that own knowledge as a performer and teacher by consistently seeking out professional opportunities to improve his own skills."
Liz
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael W.
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"Excellent instructor!! She knows what is appropriate to work on each lesson. Her musicianship is evident from the very first lesson. She takes the time to understand where the student is and what is best to focus on. She comes prepared and is enthusiastic. She is especially good teaching children. I have seen her in action teaching beginner piano, beginner clarinet, and beginner/intermediate sax."
Donna
Took Saxophone lessons from Robin L.
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"Wonderful experience. Kendra is a very sweet young lady, with a lot of patience and a beautiful spirit. Thank you so much!!! I will work with her much more. I definitely recommend her if you like to learn how to play the saxophone!!!"
Elena
Took Saxophone lessons from Kendra E.
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"first lesson and I've gotten instructions that will last for years. John is very knowledgeable."
george
Took Saxophone lessons from John O.
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