Saxophone Lessons in Melrose, MA

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Frankie P.

24 Reviews
Salem, MA
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Berklee Achievement Scholarship from Berklee College of Music
  • Master of Music from Boston University
  • Teaching since 1997
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Frankie P.

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I have been playing various woodwind instruments for almost my entire life. I focus on tone, intonation (staying in tune), and the confidence needed to be a strong melodic player. I teach all of the various saxes including soprano, alto, tenor, and bari.

About Frankie

Hello, future student. I want to tell you just a little about myself to see if you would like to study with me. I have over 20 years of teaching experience with degrees from West Virginia University, Berklee College of Music, the University of West London, along with a Doctorate in Music Educ

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A great first step for me to start my guitar journey, Frankie is very helpful ! 11/10 would recommend to everyone
Michael
good first steps
Sean
Works with you to find the best way forward for YOU. Fantastic instructor.
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Dan E.

3 Reviews
Boston, MA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.S. Business Administration from University of California, Berkeley
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Dan E.

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Music is, and has always been, an obsession for me.

No one had to force me to practice, or transcribe, or listen. It's just something I love to do.

You can force yourself to learn music. But it's so much easier, and more fulfilling, when it's something that excites you; when you can't wait to pick up the horn.

Every student has their own version of this: a lens through which everything about music feels exciting and natural. My job as a teacher is to help you discover it.

For beginners, you might call this developing an interest or passion for music. Whether you're young or old, this is one of my favorite challenges as a teacher.

For advanced players, it may be more about finding your voice, or dealing with issues of ego, purpose, technique, etc. Having spent years studying with some of the best musicians in the world (Joe Lovano, Danilo Perez, John Patittucci, Kenny Werner, George Garzone, and others), I combine lessons from the masters with my own approach to help ...

About Dan

Originally from San Francisco, I have been playing saxophone for nearly 20 years. I have been fortunate to perform all over the world, including recent tours in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Panama, and Costa Rica, and have shared the stage with many great artists, including Danilo Perez, Kenny Werner,

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Derek
I look forward to my lessons with Dan every week. I’m a beginner alto player and Dan does a great job patiently answering all my questions and giving comprehensive advice. He’s very analytical and gives you the detailed context of why what you’re learning is important and how it fits into the context of playing in a band, different styles etc. He will flex lessons based on what you need to know but also what you’re interested in. Most importantly he’s fun and just an all around great guy. He’s the man, what else can I say.
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Dan is kind and caring. He was very patient going over the super basics with a brand-new player! He gave good, clear instruction, and is focused on mastering the fundamentals so players can start with good habits and good sound, and so players can make future advancements more smoothly.
Lenka
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.

Lauren M.

5 Reviews
Methuen, MA
Starting at $30
  • Master's of Music Education from Boston University
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Teaching since 2001
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Lauren M.

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Greetings Everyone,

I have been playing the clarinet and saxophone for twenty three years and teaching private lessons for seventeen years. My education includes two undergraduate degrees in performance from Longy School of Music in Cambridge, MA and Boston Conservatory in Boston, MA. My Master's Degree is from Boston University in Music Education. Teaching private lessons is my passion and nothing makes me happier than to see my students succeed in their future endeavors.

About Lauren

I am an accomplished musician who is dedicated with a love of music and desire to help others who want to achieve their highest musical potential. That passion shows in all I do! I currently teach private lessons in Massachusetts after school music programs as well as Derry, NH. I perform with t

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Linda
Lauren taught my son saxophone for 5 years, beginning with his very first lesson at age 9, and continuing throughout middle school. She was always very patient, reassuring, and encouraging. Lauren really helped to develop my son's love for music and playing the sax! She prepared him for middle school jazz band auditions, and helped with his jazz band music throughout those years. Lauren challenged him with new selections when his school band music became too easy, but always allowed him to work at a pace he found comfortable. Now in HS, he's very busy with all things band, so lesson time is limited for him, but we wouldn't hesitate to call Lauren again.
Scott and Marcia
Lauren has been giving my son saxophone lessons for over 4 years. She has been an excellent teacher always on time and available. He has progressed under her direction very well. Currently, she's teaching our daughter acoustic guitar and we've been very happy with her progress.
Maddy C.
We had a little trouble with our connection but Lauren is great and very patient. Hopefully we can get all the issues with the connection worked out and we are looking forward to the next class! I think it’s going to help my daughter a lot!

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Adam N.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Awarded Louis Armstrong Jazz Award from Pat Frederick
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Adam N.

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I love passing on what I've learned while I've been at school! While I might be young, I have taken lessons with the great jazz saxophonist and arranger Charles "Chip" McNeill and the world renowned classical saxophone teacher and performer Debra Richtmeyer so I hope to pass down the love of the instrument that they've instilled in me. I'll cover the basics of the saxophone, as well as clarinet and flute if interested, and some great exercises and methods that my teachers have me do in order to improve. But in the end, I'll let the student decide what they want to learn. I'm open to many music styles and will try to lead each student in the right direction.

About Adam

Hello future students! My name is Adam and I am a recent graduate of the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign with a bachelors degree in Jazz Saxophone. While I might be young, I do have teaching experience with middle school band. I hope to pass on what I've learned from my teachers, Charles

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Cindle V.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Cindle V.

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Students will learn proper technique and style. Along with this, students will learn how to create the best sound possible.

About Cindle

Hello, my name is Cindle V. and I love teaching music and chess. I have been teaching for 12 years. I have a bachelor's degree in music education and am currently teaching around 30 lessons a week to students ranging in ability from beginner to professional. My experience working with all types of

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Linc
Great instructor, clear and thorough, highly recommend!
Amy ..
Cindl is a good instructor. I look forward to my next lesson.
Jeff
My daughter is really enjoying learning the game of chess. I wish we would have found Cindle online 3 years ago.

It's been a great experience especially while being hunkered down during COVID.
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Jan K.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Slovene, Serbo Croatian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Jimmy Heath Award from Aaron Copland School of Music, Queens College, New York, USA
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Jan K.

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I am an internationally recognized saxophonist, composer, keyboardist, songwriter, lyricist, vocalist, bandleader, arranger, and producer with a passion for music education.

I have been teaching professionally for 10 years at levels from beginner to Graduate student/working professional (I am a substitute teacher for saxophone legend, prof. Antonio Hart, at Aaron Copland School of Music, Queens College, NY). All levels and ages are welcome.

I have a specific teaching curriculum with an emphasis on the control of the saxophone fingering and breathing/sound producing techniques, which ensure visible improvements within weeks of lessons! I am definitely also open to the students' own wishes regarding their repertoire and musical interests.

The unique quality I bring to my student's teaching experience is that I am also a working musician - I have been performing, recording, touring, producing, and band-leading internationally for 15 years now in a wide variety of musical ...

About Jan

I am an internationally recognized New York-based saxophonist, clarinetist, composer, arranger, bandleader, producer and educator. I grew up in Slovenia, where I got my first (very thorough) formal training in both classical and jazz music. I continued my studies at the Royal Conservatory of T

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Octavio P.
very patient
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Kemal
Jan was recomended by my former flute teache, and I started taking clarinet lessons from him as a complete beginner. He is an excellent teacher, very patient, and he understands the psychology and needs of the student. In few weeks, I was able to produce nice sounds, and play simple pieces myself. Jan is also very knowledgeable about music theory. You can see that he is a great artist and musician who is very passionate about it- something that inspires and motivates the student as well. I would highly recommend him.

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Melrose, MA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Melrose is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $49 and $109 per hour.
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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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"I am an adult, and have had several teachers, and Julie is the best. She is warm and caring and friendly, with a nice sense of humor, and is also businesslike and focused. The lessons are fun, but you don't waste time. Her knowledge of different instruments and different kinds of music is very impressive. When she gives criticism, it's always constructive and thoughtful. She often gives praise when I do well, and the praise is also thoughtful. She gives good suggestions for practice and for working out a problem within the lesson. She treats me like an individual, and appreciates my musical interests, so doesn't try to make me do the same program as everybody else."
Tom
Took Saxophone lessons from Julie P.
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"Very friendly, professional, timely, and all around nice person, worked with my 15yo son 10 lessons baritone sax !"
Bryan
Took Saxophone lessons from Benjamin M.
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"Lisa was very helpful and patient teaching me the basics of how to play. I definitely learned more than I expected."
John
Took Saxophone lessons from Lisa B.
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"Fantastic saxophone player but more importantly understands the complexity of music and conveys it to the student in an individual and flexible manner."
Tim
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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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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"Matt is a great teacher. He's flexible and patient and really knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend!"
Dina
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"I enjoyed taking lessons with Hayes. He is a very motivated professional with the desire in driving his student into achieving his/her goal. He is patient at teaching, and listens intently to the special needs of his students making sure that those needs are addressed and taken cared off.
If there is any Saxophone instructor out there that I would recommend, it will be Hayes."
Ariel
Took Saxophone lessons from Hayes H.
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"My son greatly enjoys playing the saxophone, and in particular he likes jazz. This is in a large part due to the lessons with Joey. He has learned a lot from Joey, and is now one of the better saxophone players at his age group, including making all-state Jazz band last year. My son always gets a lot of advice and encouragement from Joey. He does in-home lessons, which are very convenient. With the recent COVID-19 pandemic, we smoothly transition to on-line lessons."
Alex
Took Saxophone lessons from Joey E.
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"My 14 year old son very much enjoys working with Michael. He is very nice, patient and punctual, and I love the fact that he teaches his lessons at our house.
I would recommend hiring Michael."
Caroline
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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