Saxophone Lessons in Woodridge, IL

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Paul M.

20 Reviews
Oak Forest, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, German
  • Teaching since 1978
  • 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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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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Sean H.

12 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
  • 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).

Dave K.

22 Reviews
Palos Heights, IL
Starting at $24
  • Bachelor Music Performance from Northern Illinois University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Dave K.

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I have been teaching Saxophone for 18 years and have taught hundreds of satisfied students. When you sign up for saxophone lessons with me, you will begin by learning the basics of the instrument including proper holding and playing position, tone production, rhythm, first position notes, basic notation. Once you get the basics down, you will learn how to play your favorite melodies and songs. All of this can happen within the first 4-6 months of playing.

About Dave

Dave K. began playing guitar at the age of 10. His influences include Joe Satriani, Eric Johnson, Guthrie Govan, Jimi Hendrix, David Gilmour, Jeff Beck, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Pat Martino, Pat Metheny and Scott Henderson. At the age of 17 he began teaching private guitar and bass lessons to classmates

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Howard W.
I haven't played the violin since I was in middle school, and I wanted to re-learn to play it. I am so glad I picked Dave, he is very professional and made me feel very comfortable. I jumped in with both feet and Dave made the instructions at our first lesson easy for me to understand. Excellent location and studio is awesome.
Rushia Hendricks
Excellent lesson. Does a wonderful job at taking older students and gently holding their feet to the fire to bring out the best- even under the most challenging of circumstances. Kudos to being such a uniquely great teacher!
Tom L.
I realize it was the first lesson but I was a little disappointed that we spend nearly the entire time on housekeeping items, like canceling and re-scheduling appointments. I think that could have been covered with an e-mail or handout. I also thought we spent too much time going over the differences between acoustic and electric guitars - considering my age and background. Would have liked to see him demonstrate what I was asked to practice before the next lesson instead of just being told to refer to the workbook.

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Beth P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Beth P.

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I am not a one-size-fits-all type of teacher. I tailor lessons to individuals and factor in how they learn, and what their specific goals are. I have taught saxophone and clarinet lessons since I was in high school, which was a few decades ago by now. I have saxophone performance and pedagogy degrees from Indiana University, and Arizona State. I have also played professionally since high school - both jazz and classical. I maintain a large studio, but can fit a few more students into my schedule.

About Beth

I tailor lessons to the individual, taking their goals into account. I can get you as far as you want to go.

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Ivan C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaching since 2017
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Ivan C.

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What I value the most as a teacher is figuring out what the student is most interested in and creating a learning experience centered around their goals. I can teach beginning players to advanced players. I am well versed in both the classical and jazz/comercial styles of the instrument.

About Ivan

I am a saxophonist and composer who has been an active musician in the Twin Cities area for 8 years. I graduated in 2021 from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire with a degree in music performance. I love all types of music, especially anything involving improvisation. For advanced studies, My p

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Andrew L.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Saxophone Performance from Brigham Young University
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Awarded BM in Saxophone Performance from Brigham Young University
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Andrew L.

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If you want playing the saxophone to feel as natural as singing in the shower, then this is the course for you! I teach all levels of students from beginner to advanced, with a heavy focus on transcription and ear training. Everything in my curriculum is designed to make playing easy, natural and fun. Whether you want to play like Charlie Parker or learn all of the Beatles' greatest hits, we'll work together to help you make the music you've always wanted to.

About Andrew

I have been an active professional musician in the Utah Valley for the past 4 years. I came to Utah from Portland, Oregon in 2011 to study at Brigham Young University under Ray Smith, where I earned a BM in Saxophone Performance in 2018. While there, I performed as a member of the BYU Synthesis Big

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Woodridge, IL

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Woodridge is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $130 per hour.
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$55 average
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"Great! Professional, smart and talented."
Benjamin
Took Saxophone lessons from Emily P.
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"have never touched a musical instrument in my life. Im 46 years old. Dave brought the lesson to my level beginers and I feel confident that I will do well with Dave."
carlos
Took Saxophone lessons from Daniel K.
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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 very enthusiastic and a great instructor. My son love his classes."
Matthew
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Very patient and knowledgeable."
Teddy
Took Saxophone lessons from Kevin D.
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"Me and my 12-year-old son started saxophone two years ago together. Ian had a great guide to us who had never played the instrument. My growth is slow due to age issues, (of course satisfied) but my son's growth was great. My son now has a great deal of confidence as a jazz player, and he was able to work on other things positively too. We met Ian then became more into music and jazz. He is patient and will tell you until we can do. Ian is mainly jazz, but he is also very familiar with brass band and classical saxophone too. He is a working musician who do live performance, gig, and compose in various places. He loves music from the heart, his solo is so beatuiful. Ian's lessons has changed our life. We really grateful for giving us his time."
Yuka
Took Saxophone lessons from Ian B.
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"Awesome experience and looking forward for next lesson!"
Ibraham
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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"I think she is a really good teacher."
Francis
Took Saxophone lessons from Maureen W.
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"Michael is a great instructor. My son had the first lesson today and he loves it."
Jason
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Excellent teacher. Very patient and focused. Highly recommendable."
Javier Velez
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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