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Dan E.

3 Reviews
Boston, MA
Starting at $50
  • B.S. Business Administration from University of California, Berkeley
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dan E.

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I have been very fortunate to have had some incredible teachers over the years - George Garzone, Kenny Werner, Billy Kilson, Ed Tomassi, Shannon LeClaire, and many others - and I know how much of a difference the right teacher can make.

I love to teach, and have been teaching both privately and in a school setting, as a band director, for many years. I have worked with students of all ages and levels, from complete beginners to advanced players. Whether you want to learn how to read music, improve your technique, work on your sound, practice the fundamentals, develop your soloing, or all of the above, I can help take you to the next level.

I hope to work with you!

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.
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Karen D.

28 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaching since 1980
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Karen D.

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Saxophone:
A family of woodwind instruments, saxophones are usually made of brass and played with a single-reed mouthpiece similar to that of the clarinet. Like the clarinet, saxophones have holes in the instrument which the player closes using a system of key mechanisms. When the player presses a key, this typically causes a pad to close over a hole. There is soprano, alto, tenor, bass and baritone saxophones. The great thing about learning saxophone is it is almost the same fingers as flute and clarinet! We will start with the basics of learning finger placement, breath control, notes, reading, rhythms, songs, theory and improvising.

About Karen

Anyone Can Learn To Sing or Play Any Instrument With My Method! No End To How Good You Can Get! Become Better Than Anyone Out There! Vocal Therapist-Can Cure ALL Vocal Damage! Karen D. -Certified Teacher of the World Famous Dante Pavone Vocal Method -Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Musi

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Erika H.
Karen is an incredibly skillful teacher. She is very passionate about music and it easy to be comfortable with her. She shares her training and knowledge very clearly. The vocal exercises seem very unique and holistic for body and voice health. She is very encouraging, caring, and soul-uplifting. I feel like I have a new connection with my voice and all that is connected to using it... as an instrument and the journey is only just starting. 45 minutes went by so fast. I am looking forward to my next lessons.
Earl L.
Excellent teacher
Catherine
I thought I wanted to take viola lessons. Then I read her website and I realized that she might be able to help me get my voice back! I thought there was no hope ever. She has been extremely generous with her time, and I haven't seen her yet, but I'm not buying the viola I was planning on buying. I play cello, and piano still, but I am going to see if she can help me with my voice. She sounds incredible. I never dreamed that I could even have HOPE like this!
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Stephanie M.

12 Reviews
Boston, MA
Starting at $55
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Music from The New England Conservatory of Music
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Stephanie M.

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Each lesson includes studies of fundamental techniques, ear training, and music history in order to facilitate the development of a whole musician.

About Stephanie

Hello, and thank you for your interest! My name is Stephanie, I am a teaching-artist from El Paso, Texas. I currently reside, perform and teach in the Boston and greater Boston area. I am a recent graduate of The New England Conservatory of Music with a Masters and Graduate Diploma in Saxoph

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Sabine
Great!
ellen
I'm an older student (old actually) who started piano 2 years ago with Stephanie . She is great for a beginning student. Knows how to teach. Is encouraging, but demanding enough to keep me on my toes. Just wonderful and a thoroughly lovely person.
Jon S.
Stephanie is a patient, knowledgeable, enthusiastic educator and collaborator who loves to perform and teach. I had the honor of working with her for nearly four years while we pursued similar degrees at New Mexico State University. She consistently brought a level of maturity and preparedness beyond her age to our rehearsals and practices. If I was limited to only one word to describe her, it would be "professional".

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Mason S.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Arts in Jazz Studies from Louisiana State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mason S.

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I've been playing the saxophone, among other instruments professionally for a number of years in New Orleans and Nashville. I received my Bachelor of Arts degree in Jazz Studies from Louisiana State University, where I also studied classical music and theory extensively.
I can help beginners to build a solid foundation on the saxophone. For more advanced players, the lessons will be tailored to your specific interest and experience level.
I look forward to working with you!

About Mason

Hello! My name is Mason and I've been playing music for almost my entire life. I started at the age of 8 on the piano, and later ventured onto the guitar and saxophone. While in high school, I studied classical saxophone at Brevard Music Center, and was asked to perform with the with the loca

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Abby
Mason is a great teacher! He is very knowledgeable about the saxophone and theory. I have grown a lot because of his lessons!!!
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Diane S.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded County and state fair ribbons and awards from County and state fair associations
  • 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

***Online lessons only until the pandemic is over*** 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.

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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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Andrew D.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Andrew D.

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I began teaching private music lessons in 2011 while I was studying Jazz Studies and Music Business in college where I was also trained on flute. I have worked with a wide age range of students, I have trained adults and students as young as five. I have high standards and a good attention to detail. I will teach you a strong foundation of fundamental practices that will develop proper posture and technique for both classical music and jazz. I will also teach you a strong foundation of music theory so you will be prepared to learn and/or write music of your choosing.

About Andrew

I have almost 20 years experience with saxophone. I started young and traveled as a student performing in competitions all over the country. I have done every type of music competition and studied in college where I received scholarships.

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Needham, MA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Needham is $67. 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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"learning to do solos. very cool and good teacher"
Melissa
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Very good lesson. Excited for the next one."
Max
Took Saxophone lessons from Ian B.
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"Frixos did an excellent job with my son Ryan. It was Ryan's very first saxaphone lesson today, and he is excited and really enjoyed the lesson Frixos provided materials to study, was very patient, and Ryan made excellent progress for his very first lesson. We will be signing up our daughter with him later this week."
Ryan
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Michael helps me to understand harder concepts of saxophone. He uses many ideas and helpful repetitions to get me to understand how to make notes sound better."
Jina
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Very helpful, and always was able to teach me aspects of music I hadn't considered before. Very knowledgeable and professional!"
Spencer
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Nick S.
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"I am enjoying his lessons, I just finished few lessons but I feel I would be able to learn it quickly."
Vishwas
Took Saxophone lessons from Lonze R.
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"Online lessons are not the best method for me but I am grateful to be able to be taught by Lucas. I am learning a lot and as soon as I am able to put it all into practise I will be happy. Bridging the gap between understanding and ability is hard. Looking forward to having more lessons."
Carla
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"First lesson and very easy to work with during the online session.
Great first experience."
Matthew (Matt)
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric P.
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"Great with kids, also good mix of teaching by ear and the book"
Xeke
Took Saxophone lessons from Andrew L.
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"Very personable and attentive to problems; diagnosed needs well!"
Jack
Took Saxophone lessons from Luther B.
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