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Frankie P.

24 Reviews
Salem, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Awarded Berklee Achievement Scholarship from Berklee College of Music
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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
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good first steps
Sean
Works with you to find the best way forward for YOU. Fantastic instructor.
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Dan E.

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Boston, MA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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.
M
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.

Mariama T.

Boston, MA
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Pending Degree from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mariama T.

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Hello All. My name is Mariama T. and I am a college student at Berklee College Of Music Majoring in Music Education. My Principle Instrument is Saxophone however I also have training in voice and violin. I'm looking to give lessons to whoever is in need!!

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Elia F.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, French
  • Awarded Award for Leadership in the Arts from Radnor High School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Elia F.

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I am a professional musician passionate about sharing the joy of music with others. I specialize in beginner to intermediate students of all ages. I teach students how to practice and why to practice in order to help them fall in love with the saxophone! Typical lessons involve scales, sight reading, and a piece that the student chooses. If you like having fun and learning about different kinds of music send me a message!

About Elia

Elia F. is available for in-home, in-studio, and online lessons worldwide! Elia has been playing clarinet for over 15 years and teaching music since 2015. She enjoys working with students of all ages and experience levels from beginner to intermediate and advanced. Although trained in standard t

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Neil
This was my first clarinet lesson for ten years, and I couldn't have asked for a better person to accompany me. Elia was friendly, enthusiastic, and quick to figure out what I need and understand what I want to achieve. I look forward to having a lot of fun rediscovering the clarinet in our subsequent lessons.
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Adam D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $23
  • Bachelor of Arts from University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Adam D.

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I work one-on-one with each student to develop not only a better saxophone player, but a solid basis for musicianship. Beginners will start with the basics, but advancing students can choose the area with which they choose to delve into. I specialize in college audition and contest prep, as well as jazz performance and improvisation.

About Adam

As a teacher, I strive to instill a sense of wonder in the arts, as well as appreciation for all kinds of music in my students. As a saxophone instructor, I focus on a solid foundation of the basics (scales, overtones) in tandem with growing musicality. I have been teaching saxophone lessons and

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Stephanie D.

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  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Stephanie D.

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I hold a bachelors degree in Music Education. I have just completed my Masters in Music Education degree and am eager to build up a woodwind studio again! Clarinet is my primary instrument and can teach beginning, intermediate and advanced students. I also can teach beginning and intermediate sax and flute. I strive to create experiences with my students where instant success is being achieved in each lesson. I love to incorporate fun and variation in my teaching, no two lessons are the same!! Its never to late to begin learning an instrument, all ages and abilities are welcome!

About Stephanie

Stephanie Kuborssy was born and raised in Mountain View, California. Stephanie graduated from Southern Oregon University in June of 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Music Instruction and a Minor in Environmental Studies and Policy. While maintaining a 3.83/4.00 GPA, Stephanie participated in the

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I thought online clarinet lessons for my 10 yo would be hard because she is a beginner but Stephanie made it really easy. Stephanie is very positive and great at instruction. She also provided great resources to assist my daughter. We are really excited to work with her!
Aidan
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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Newton, MA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Newton is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $109 per hour.
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"Great saxophone instructor! He is encouraging, positive and motivating. I am a middle school student in Jazz and Symphonic Band. This is only my second year playing the saxophone and he has helped me a lot. I highly recommend him!"
Ethan
Took Saxophone lessons from Doyle B.
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"My 11-year-old daughter had her first lesson and said “He’s a great teacher. He’s really patient!” It’s amazing how much progress she’s made just with her first lesson. We’re looking forward to more lessons with Mike!"
Winnie
Took Saxophone lessons from Mike P.
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"I have been receiving weekly lessons from Matt for over a year now and he is terrific. He has a great disposition and is able to articulate (no pun intended:)) the proper way to play the instrument. He also focuses on music theory in a relaxed and enjoyable manner. I would highly recommend Matt."
Alissa Rudes
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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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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"Ariel was very passionate about her conducting. She was determined to help us learn the material and play the music at our best. Ariel came in everyday with a positive attitude that was contagious, she made the band room a better place."
Courtney
Took Saxophone lessons from Ariel O.
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"I've completed a few lessons now with Hayes and I am very impressed. He has a teaching style that is flexible enough to teach different types of students. He doesn't rush you but does continue to challenge. I have seen significant progress already and plan on continuing my lessons with him."
Steve
Took Saxophone lessons from Hayes H.
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"Excellent session. Michael is patient and encouraging. Our granddaughter enjoys the interaction with Michael."
James
Took Saxophone lessons from Mike P.
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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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"Nathan is a great saxophone instructor. He was able to help my son with our song and understood what we need right away. Looking forward for our lessons together..."
Ariel
Took Saxophone lessons from Nathan S.
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"I had my third lesson today and I am already seeing a big improvement. I am excited for my future lessons with Lucas to see how much more I can learn. He is a great instructor."
Taylor
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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